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GENERAL AWARENESS OBJECTIVE –FROM 1ST DECEMBER TO 31 DECEMBER BSC KUNDAN SIR

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GENERAL AWARENESS OBJECTIVE –FROM 1ST DECEMBER TO 31 DECEMBER

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1 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 As per the statistics on climate change released by the govt recently, India emits 1,146 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually which is __________ of global emissions.
1) 0.96 per cent 
2) 1.96 per cent
3) 2.96 per cent 
4) 3.96 per cent
5) 4.96 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 3.96 per cent
Ques. : 2 India has announced to provide what amount for the vulnerable nations in the Commonwealth to help them introduce clean energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
1) $1.5 mn 
2) $2 mn
3) $2.5 mn 
4) $3 mn
5) $3.5 mn 
Answer:- 3) $2.5 mn
Ques. : 3 Which of the following teams won the first ever day-night Test match played in Adelaide recently?
1) England 
2) Australia
3) New Zealand 
4) South Africa
5) West Indies 
Answer:- 2) Australia
Ques. : 4 Which of the following teams won the 2015 Davis Cup tennis tournament recently?
1) Belgium 
2) Great Britain
3) Australia 
4) Argentina
5) Japan 
Answer:- 2) Great Britain
Ques. : 5 The govt has advanced the roll out year for BS stage V and VI emission norms for four-wheelers. The new rollout year for BS stage V and VI respectively are
1) 2017 and 2019 
2) 2018 and 2020
3) 2019 and 2021 
4) 2020 and 2022
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) 2019 and 2021
Ques. : 6 Russia imposed economic sanctions against which of the following countries, the country which had downed a Russian Sukhoi 24 warplane on the Syrian border recently?
1) Libya 
2) Israel
3) Saudi Arabia 
4) Turkey
5) Jordan 
Answer:- 4) Turkey
Ques. : 7 The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended the off-spinner Sunil Narine from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect recently. He plays for
1) India 
2) Australia
3) West Indies 
4) England
5) New Zealand 
Answer:- 3) West Indies
Ques. : 8 A three-day cultural extravaganza, Mayyazhi Mahotsavam, was held at Mahe in ________ recently.
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Goa
3) Puducherry 
4) Karnataka
5) Andaman and Nicobar 
Answer:- 3) Puducherry
Ques. : 9 Which of the following countries for the first time allowed women to vote and contest in municipal elections recently?
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) Iraq
3) Iran 
4) UAE
5) Syria 
Answer:- 1) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 10 Rafael Grossi, who visited India recently, is the present chairman of the following international organisations?
1) IAEA 
2) Nuclear Supplier’s Group
3) UNCTAD 
4) International Civil Aviation Organization
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Nuclear Supplier’s Group



2 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The World Aids Day is observed on
1) 30 Nov 
2) 1 Dec
3) 2 Dec 
4) 31 Dec
5) 31 Jan 
Answer:- 2) 1 Dec
Ques. : 2 Which of the following paramilitary forces celebrated its golden jubilee of establishment on 1 Dec 2015?
1) CISF 
2) CRPF
3) BSF 
4) ITBP
5) Assam Rifles 
Answer:- 3) BSF
Ques. : 3 The RBI released its fifth Monetary Policy Statement of the current fiscal on 1 Dec. Which of the following rates/ratios is NOT correct in light of the latest policy statement?
1) Repo rate – 6.75 per cent 
2) CRR – 4 per cent
3) SLR – 21.5 per cent 
4) Bank rate – 7.75 per cent
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 4 The RBI kept the growth projection for 2015-16 unchanged in its fifth monetary policy statement at
1) 6.5 per cent 
2) 6.9 per cent
3) 7.1 per cent 
4) 7.4 per cent
5) 7.6 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 7.4 per cent
Ques. : 5 The Executive Board of the IMF decided to include renminbi (yuan) into its basket of currencies that make up the IMF’s SDR recently. The term SDR stands for
1) Specific Drawing Right 
2) Special Drawing Right
3) Structured Drawing Right 
4) Systematic Drawing Right
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Special Drawing Right
Ques. : 6 Eldar Ryazanov, who died recently, was one of the most popular film directors of
1) Russia 
2) Italy
3) Spain 
4) Brazil
5) Turkey 
Answer:- 1) Russia
Ques. : 7 What is India’s ranking out of 167 nations on 2015 ICT Development Index (IDI) that measures the level of information and communication technology access?
1) 30 
2) 62
3) 74 
4) 102
5) 131 
Answer:- 5) 131
Ques. : 8 India launched the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the Conference of Parties (CoP21) Climate Conference in Paris with which of the following countries?
1) France 
2) Germany
3) US 
4) China
5) Japan 
Answer:- 1) France
Ques. : 9 President Pranab Mukharjee presented APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE awards 2015 to students recently. These awards were given away to
1) poor students 
2) teachers in rural schools
3) young scientists of DRDO and ISRO 
4) students for grass root innovations
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) students for grass root innovations
Ques. : 10 Name the striker of Bayern Munich who was awarded recently with an incredible four Guinness World Records for his stunning five-goal haul in just nine minutes against Wolfsburg.
1) Thomas Muller 
2) Marco Reus
3) Robert Lewandowski 
4) Julian Draxler
5) Mario Gotze 
Answer:- 3) Robert Lewando




3 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually held on
1) 30 Nov 
2) 1 Dec
3) 2 Dec 
4) 3 Dec
5) 31 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 3 Dec
Ques. : 2 The Padma Bhushan awardee Ustad Sabri Khan passed away recently. He was a maestro of
1) Sarangi 
2) Violin
3) Guitar 
4) Tabla
5) Flute 
Answer:- 1) Sarangi
Ques. : 3 India launched the GIAN scheme to boost the quality of the country's higher education through international collaboration. What is the full form of the term GIAN?
1) Grass root Initiative of Academic Networks 
2) General Initiative of Academic Networks
3) Greater Initiative of Academic Networks 
4) Global Initiative of Academic Networks
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Global Initiative of Academic Networks
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries hosted the first media summit of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping recently?
1) Brazil 
2) South Africa
3) Russia 
4) China
5) India 
Answer:- 4) China
Ques. : 5 Roch Marc Christian Kabore was elected as the new president of which of the following countries recently?
1) Burkina Faso 
2) Cameroon
3) Barbados 
4) Angola
5) Algeria 
Answer:- 1) Burkina Faso
Ques. : 6 Name the bodybuilder who earned the title of “Mr World” by winning a gold medal in a world bodybuilding meet in Bangkok, Thailand recently.
1) Varinder Singh Ghuman 
2) Ankur Sharma
3) Thakur Anoop Singh 
4) Neeraj Kumar
5) Ashish Sakharkar 
Answer:- 3) Thakur Anoop Singh
Ques. : 7 ___________ on 1 Dec 2015 assumed Presidency of the Royal Society in London and will serve for up to five years.
1) Elizabeth Blackburn 
2) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
3) Harry F Noller 
4) Thomas A Steitz
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Ques. : 8 The four European countries — Germany, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland — have announced a ________ initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.
1) $250-mn 
2) $400-mn
3) $500-mn 
4) $750-mn
5) $900-mn 
Answer:- 3) $500-mn
Ques. : 9 Name the Padma Bhushan and Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee acclaimed violinist who was honoured with the Sangeet Samman at the ITC Sangeet Sammelan 2015 recently.
1) Kala Ramnath 
2) Johar Ali Khan
3) P Sunder Rajan 
4) Balabhaskar
5) L Subramaniam 
Answer:- 5) L Subramaniam
Ques. : 10 The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed globally on
1) 1 Dec 
2) 2 Dec
3) 3 Dec 
4) 4 Dec
5) 5 Dec 
Answer:- 2) 2 Dec




5 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 MAM Ramaswamy, who died recently, was a former parliamentarian and a veteran
1) actor 
2) novelist
3) industrialist 
4) musician
5) communist 
Answer:- 3) industrialist
Ques. : 2 The Transparency International (TI), which is a global coalition against corruption, is headquartered at
1) Geneva, Switzerland 
2) Berlin, Germany
3) Paris, France 
4) Rome, Italy
5) Madrid, Spain 
Answer:- 2) Berlin, Germany
Ques. : 3 The Union Cabinet gave its approval for introduction of a Bill recently for establishment of a Regional Centre for Biotechnology in
1) Noida 
2) Hyderabad
3) Gurgaon 
4) Ghaziabad
5) Faridabad 
Answer:- 5) Faridabad
Ques. : 4 The Union Cabinet on 2 Dec 2015 approved signing of MoU between India and which country on visa facilitation for diplomatic, official/service and ordinary passport holders?
1) Spain 
2) Iran
3) Sweden 
4) Afghanistan
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 2) Iran
Ques. : 5 The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval for signing of a MoU between India and which country in the field of water resources management and development cooperation?
1) Norway 
2) Denmark
3) Japan 
4) US
5) Israel 
Answer:- 5) Israel
Ques. : 6 The govt on 2 Dec approved a post facto agreement with which country to expand bilateral cooperation in the field of solar energy?
1) China 
2) Switzerland
3) Germany 
4) France
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 3) Germany
Ques. : 7 The indigenously developed torpedo defence system was recently inducted into the Indian Navy. The system has been named
1) Jatayu 
2) Bhima
3) Maareech 
4) Bharat
5) Tarkash 
Answer:- 3) Maareech
Ques. : 8 With about 45,000 soldiers in action, the Indian Army conducted a major war exercise ‘Drad Sankalp’ in _________ recently.
1) Gujarat 
2) Punjab
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Jammu & Kashmir
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 5) Rajasthan
Ques. : 9 The first India International Science Festival (IISF) was held recently at
1) IIT-Bombay 
2) IIT-Kanpur
3) IIT-Madras 
4) IIT-Delhi
5) IIT-Kharagpur 
Answer:- 4) IIT-Delhi
Ques. : 10 ___________ on 3 Dec 2015 became the first state of India to launch Rotavirus vaccination project which will help in controlling the child mortality rate due to diarrhoea.
1) Himachal Pradesh 
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Sikkim 
4) Assam
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 1) Himachal Pradesh

7 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The United Nations (UN) annually observes the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development on
1) 1 Dec 
2) 2 Dec
3) 3 Dec 
4) 4 Dec
5) 5 Dec 
Answer:- 5) 5 Dec
Ques. : 2 The 44th Navy Day was observed recently on which day? It commemorates the start of Operation Trident during the India-Pakistan War of 1971.
1) 2 Dec 
2) 4 Dec
3) 5 Dec 
4) 6 Dec
5) 7 Dec 
Answer:- 2) 4 Dec
Ques. : 3 The committee on the goods and services tax (GST) has recommended a revenue neutral rate range of 17-18 per cent for the proposed GST. The committee was headed by Chief Economic Advisor
1) Arvind Subramanian 
2) Arvind Mayaram
3) Rajiv Mehrishi 
4) Arvind Panagariya
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Arvind Subramanian
Ques. : 4 Who among the following is the current Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change?
1) Venkaiah Naidu 
2) Nirmala Sitharaman
3) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
4) Piyush Goyal
5) Prakash Javadekar 
Answer:- 5) Prakash Javadekar
Ques. : 5 The RBI revised priority sector lending (PSL) for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) recently. Now, what per cent of RRBs’ outstanding advances should be for PSL?
1) 25 per cent 
2) 40 per cent
3) 50 per cent 
4) 70 per cent
5) 75 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 75 per cent
Ques. : 6 Which of the following is NOT an associated bank of the State Bank of India (SBI) at present?
1) State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur 
2) State Bank of Hyderabad
3) State Bank of Mysore 
4) State Bank of Patiala
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 7 Ashwani Kumar is the present CMD of which of the following public sector banks? The bank is likely to issue 65 cr shares to bring down govt’s stake to 52 per cent.
1) Canara Bank 
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Corporation Bank 
4) Bank of India
5) Dena Bank 
Answer:- 5) Dena Bank
Ques. : 8 Chinese President Xi Jinping announced what amount of assistance and loans for Africa at a summit in Johannesburg recently?
1) $20-bn 
2) $40-bn
3) $50-bn 
4) $60-bn
5) $80-bn 
Answer:- 4) $60-bn
Ques. : 9 A general decline in prices, often caused by a reduction in the supply of money or credit is termed as
1) inflation 
2) deflation
3) recession 
4) stagflation
5) retardation 
Answer:- 2) deflation
Ques. : 10 In a landmark change, the central govt is set to begin direct transfer of cash into farmers’ accounts, instead of physical procurement of ________ from wholesale markets.
1) pulse 
2) wheat
3) cotton 
4) maize
5) paddy 
Answer:- 3) cotton


8 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The RBI revised rules regarding priority sector lending for RRBs recently. As of Mar 2015, there are ______ RRBs operating in the country.
1) 51 
2) 52
3) 56 
4) 62
5) 81 
Answer:- 3) 56
Ques. : 2 The manned electric aircraft RX1E was given a licence for production in which of the following countries recently? The aircraft can operate for around 45-60 minutes on one full charge.
1) Switzerland 
2) Sweden
3) Singapore 
4) Japan
5) China 
Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 3 The name of Kidambi Srikanth is associated with which of the following games?
1) Tennis 
2) Badminton
3) Squash 
4) Table tennis
5) Snooker 
Answer:- 2) Badminton
Ques. : 4 Which of the following teams won the title of Hockey World League Final at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Stadium, Raipur recently?
1) Netherlands 
2) India
3) Belgium 
4) Australia
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 4) Australia
Ques. : 5 The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led Indian delegation for ‘Heart of Asia’ 5th Ministerial Meeting on Afghanistan held on Dec 9 in
1) Kabul 
2) Tehran
3) Shanghai 
4) Tokyo
5) Islamabad 
Answer:- 5) Islamabad
Ques. : 6 ___________ has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment into India during the first half of the current fiscal. India got FDI of $6.69-bn from Singapore during Apr to Sep.
1) US 
2) Netherlands
3) Singapore 
4) Japan
5) China 
Answer:- 3) Singapore
Ques. : 7 A high-intensity earthquake (7.2 magnitude) hit which of the following Central Asian countries on 6 Dec?
1) Tajikistan 
2) Kazakhstan
3) Turkmenistan 
4) Kyrgyzstan
5) Turkmenistan 
Answer:- 1) Tajikistan
Ques. : 8 Storm Desmond hit which of the following countries recently bringing heavy rain and strong wind?
1) US 
2) UK
3) Mexico 
4) Japan
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 2) UK
Ques. : 9 The Armed forces Flag Day is celebrated every year on
1) 1 Dec 
2) 3 Dec
3) 5 Dec 
4) 7 Dec
5) 9 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 7 Dec
Ques. : 10 Name the 14 day long joint Army exercise between India and Russia which concluded in Rajasthan recently.
1) Yudh Abhyas 
2) Surya Kiran
3) Nomadic Elephant 
4) Indra
5) Mithra Shakti 
Answer:- 4) Indra8



9 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 _________ became the first state of India to join the Union Govt’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) recently.
1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Karnataka 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 1) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 2 Alexis Tsipras is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries? The country approved the 2016 budget amid economic recession recently.
1) Greece 
2) Portugal
3) Egypt 
4) Denmark
5) Spain 
Answer:- 1) Greece
Ques. : 3 ________ sent the first uranium consignment of 250 tonnes to India for its nuclear power reactors recently. A civil nuclear deal is signed between the two countries.
1) Australia 
2) Canada
3) Japan 
4) UK
5) Australia 
Answer:- 2) Canada
Ques. : 4 The AIA Group Ltd (AIA) announced to increase its shareholding in life insurance joint venture with which of the following companies from the current level of 26 per cent to 49 per cent?
1) Reliance Group 
2) Bharti Insurance
3) Tata Group 
4) Birla Group
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Tata Group
Ques. : 5 One of the sections of a financial market where securities and financial instruments with short-term maturities are traded is called the
1) super market 
2) closed market
3) open market 
4) capital market
5) money market 
Answer:- 5) money market
Ques. : 6 The newly launched IDFC Bank has inked a pact with which IT services major to use its BaNCS system for bank’s core banking solutions?
1) Infosys 
2) Wipro
3) HCL 
4) Tata Consultancy Services
5) Tech Mahindra 
Answer:- 4) Tata Consultancy Services
Ques. : 7 Who won 2015 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament recently?
1) Tommy Sugiarto 
2) Kidambi Srikanth
3) Chen Long 
4) Simon Santoso
5) Tontowi Ahmad 
Answer:- 1) Tommy Sugiarto
Ques. : 8 The govt introduced a bill in Lok Sabha recently that seeks to enhance pay eligibility limit of an employee for bonus from Rs 10,000 per month to _________ per month.
1) Rs 12,000 
2) Rs 15,000
3) Rs 18,000 
4) Rs 21,000
5) Rs 25,000 
Answer:- 4) Rs 21,000
Ques. : 9 The legislature of which state became the first in the country to launch an online mechanism for its members to send questions and move different motions in the House recently?
1) Kerala 
2) Sikkim
3) Assam 
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 5) Maharashtra
Ques. : 10 India currently has 21 power reactors in operation and its nuclear generating capacity, currently, is
1) 5,800 MWe 
2) 6,400 MWe
3) 7,850 MWe 
4) 21,5000 MWe
5) 27,500 MWe 
Answer:- 1) 5,800 MWe




10 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) promise to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent by _______, from the 2005 level.
1) 2020 
2) 2025
3) 2030 
4) 2035
5) 2040 
Answer:- 3) 2030
Ques. : 2 Which of the following private banks of India has announced to mobilize $5 bn towards climate finance by 2020 to help India meet its target of INDCs?
1) Federal Bank 
2) IDFC Bank
3) Yes Bank 
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) ICICI Bank 
Answer:- 3) Yes Bank
Ques. : 3 Who among the following represented India at the ‘Heart of Asia’ Summit on Afghanistan held recently in Islamabad?
1) Shushma Swaraj 
2) VK Singh
3) Arun Jaitley 
4) Rajnath Singh
5) Vainkaiya Naidu 
Answer:- 1) Shushma Swaraj
Ques. : 4 Which two new teams have joined the IPL bandwagon for its ninth session scheduled from Apr 9 to May 29 in 2016?
1) Pune and Patna 
2) Ranchi and Rajkot
3) Pune and Rajkot 
4) Patna and Ranchi
5) Lucknow and Jaipur 
Answer:- 3) Pune and Rajkot
Ques. : 5 New Zealand formally became a member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) recently. The capital city of New Zealand is
1) Canberra 
2) Vienna
3) Munich 
4) Geneva
5) Wellington 
Answer:- 5) Wellington
Ques. : 6 Name the Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist who is conferred with Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award to recognise his achievements in a foreign country.
1) Sonu Panda 
2) Ajay Vikas Goyal
3) Anurag Jain 
4) Frank Islam
5) Sonny Ganguly 
Answer:- 4) Frank Islam
Ques. : 7 The airport developer Changi has been nominated for taking up the operations and management of Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports. Changi is an airport developer of
1) South Korea 
2) France
3) Japan 
4) China
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 5) Singapore
Ques. : 8 Who among the following bagged 2015 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Male Player of the Year Award recently?
1) Zheng Si Wei 
2) Chen Long
3) Zhang Nan 
4) Lee Chong Wei
5) Lin Dan 
Answer:- 2) Chen Long
Ques. : 9 Who among the following bagged 2015 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Female Player of the Year Award recently?
1) Carolina Marin 
2) Bao Yixin
3) Saina Nehwal 
4) Zhao Yunlei
5) PV Sindhu 
Answer:- 1) Carolina Marin
Ques. : 10 A mechanism known as ‘SETU’ has been set up by the govt to support all aspects of
1) bridge making 
2) Internet Service Providers
3) Small and medium-sized enterprises 
4) start-up businesses
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) start-up businesses




11 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 As per 2015 report by the Washington-based Global Financial Integrity (GFI), India ranks 4th in black money outflows per annum. Which country is ranked on top in the report?
1) US 
2) Mexico
3) Russia 
4) China
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) China
Ques. : 2 The member nations of the BASIC grouping took a joint stand at the COP 21 meet in Paris recently. Which of the following is NOT a member of the grouping?
1) South Africa 
2) Brazil
3) India 
4) China
5) Australia 
Answer:- 5) Australia
Ques. : 3 The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit will be held in which of the following countries in 2016?
1) Nepal 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Afghanistan 
4) Pakistan
5) Maldives 
Answer:- 4) Pakistan
Ques. : 4 ________ was declared Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2015 recently.
1) Sundar Pichai 
2) Angela Merkel
3) Narendra Modi 
4) Donald Trump
5) Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi 
Answer:- 2) Angela Merkel
Ques. : 5 __________ has recorded the highest per capita income among all states in the country at Rs 2,40,849 during financial year 2014-15.
1) Maharashtra 
2) Delhi
3) Kerala 
4) Karnataka
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 2) Delhi
Ques. : 6 The Heart of Asia Conference (or Istanbul Process) brings together the foreign ministers of 14 countries to discuss Afghanistan’s political, security and economic problems. It was conceived in 2011 by
1) Pakistan 
2) Turkey
3) China 
4) Kazakhstan
5) India 
Answer:- 2) Turkey
Ques. : 7 ___________ are basically rupee denominated bonds issued in offshore capital markets which are offered and settled in US dollars and are used to raise rupees from international investors.
1) Masala bonds 
2) Magic bonds
3) Spike bonds 
4) Indian Depository Receipt
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Masala bonds
Ques. : 8 The govt will take a final view on the issue of net neutrality after the telecom regulator submits its recommendations on the matter. The telecom sector is regulated by
1) TERI 
2) SAT
3) TRAI 
4) NBSA
5) FSSAI 
Answer:- 3) TRAI
Ques. : 9 The Union Cabinet recently cleared Rs 98,000-cr project to build India’s first bullet train to be run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The project is bagged by
1) China 
2) South Korea
3) Japan 
4) France
5) Germany 
Answer:- 3) Japan
Ques. : 10 As per a report by a US-based think-tank, India ranks fourth in black money outflows per annum and a whopping ________ were siphoned out of the country per annum between 2004-2013.
1) USD 51 bn 
2) USD 52.8 bn
3) USD 104 bn 
4) USD 139 bn
5) USD 149 bn
Answer:- 1) USD 51 bn



12 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Caracas is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1) Venezuela 
2) Colombia
3) Ecuador 
4) Bolivia
5) Guatemala 
Answer:- 1) Venezuela
Ques. : 2 The Union Cabinet gave its ex-post facto approval recently for signing of an MoU between India and __________ on cooperation in the energy sector.
1) Germany 
2) UK
3) Japan 
4) Sweden
5) Norway 
Answer:- 2) UK
Ques. : 3 The RBI has said that the bank’s investment in govt securities (SLR) would be lowered to 20.5% by Jan 2017. As of now, banks are mandated to invest what per cent of their deposits in govt securities?
1) 22.5% 
2) 22%
3) 21.5% 
4) 21%
5) 20.5.5% 
Answer:- 3) 21.5%
Ques. : 4 The naval exercise named Indra Navy was held recently in Bay of Bengal between the navies of India and
1) US 
2) Israel
3) Saudi Arabia 
4) Russia
5) France 
Answer:- 4) Russia
Ques. : 5 India and which country is set to sign a landmark deal for Kamov 226 choppers during PM Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to that country?
1) France 
2) Japan
3) Germany 
4) Russia
5) Israel 
Answer:- 4) Russia
Ques. : 6 Who is the Union Minister of State in the Department of Atomic of Energy (DAE) in the present cabinet?
1) GM Siddeshwara 
2) Giriraj Singh
3) Piyush Goyal 
4) Mahesh Sharma
5) Jitendra Singh 
Answer:- 5) Jitendra Singh
Ques. : 7 The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015 is passed in Parliament. The Bill intends to make cheque-bounce filing of cases more convenient for check payees, the person who
1) issues the cheque 
2) receives the cheque
3) transports the cheque 
4) endorses the cheque
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) receives the cheque
Ques. : 8 Which country carried out a new medium range ballistic missile test of Ghadr-110 missile recently?
1) Pakistan 
2) Turkey
3) Iran 
4) Jordan
5) Saudi Arabia 
Answer:- 3) Iran
Ques. : 9 The Supreme Court on 10 Dec upheld the validity of a state law which fixes minimum educational qualification for candidates contesting panchayat polls. The law belongs to
1) Haryana 
2) Punjab
3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Bihar
5) Kerala 
Answer:- 1) Haryana
Ques. : 10 PK Singh took charge as the new Chairman which of the following PSUs recently?
1) GAIL 
2) SAIL
3) BHEL 
4) IOC
5) NTPC 
Answer:- 2) SAIL


14 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The World Trade Organisation's (WTO) ministerial meeting was held recently in
1) Nairobi, Kenya 
2) Ankara, Turkey
3) Athens, Greece 
4) Lisbon, Portugal
5) Cairo, Egypt 
Answer:- 1) Nairobi, Kenya
Ques. : 2 Who among the following is the present Union Minister for Skill Development?
1) Ram Kripal Yadav 
2) Ravi Shankar Prasad
3) Syed Shahnawaz Hussain 
4) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
5) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi 
Answer:- 4) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Ques. : 3 Intex Technologies has bought the IPL franchise of which of the following teams for IPL’s ninth session?
1) Rajkot 
2) Pune
3) Patna 
4) Lucknow
5) Chennai 
Answer:- 1) Rajkot
Ques. : 4 Who among the following is the present Commerce Secretary?
1) Anil Goswami 
2) Hasmukh Adhia
3) Rajiv Mehrishi 
4) Rita Teaotia
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Rita Teaotia
Ques. : 5 The committee, set up to calculate a RNR for GST, submitted its report to the govt recently. Here, the term RNR stands for
1) Retrospect-Neutral Rate 
2) Revenue-Neutral Rate
3) Rate-Neutral Rate 
4) Reverse-Neutral Rate
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Revenue-Neutral Rate
Ques. : 6 Every year the Human Rights Day is observed on _______ across the world.
1) 4 Dec 
2) 6 Dec
3) 8 Dec 
4) 10 Dec
5) 12 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 10 Dec
Ques. : 7 Sharad Anantrao Joshi, who passed away recently, was a renowned
1) physicist 
2) biotechnologist
3) agro-economist 
4) author
5) environmentalist 
Answer:- 3) agro-economist
Ques. : 8 ___________was presented the Padma Vibhushan by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence recently.
1) Asha Parekh 
2) Dharmendra
3) Manoj Kumar 
4) Rakhee Gulzar
5) Dilip Kumar 
Answer:- 5) Dilip Kumar
Ques. : 9 The Union Govt inked MoUs with different private agencies for establishing three Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) in the country. These IIITs will be set up in
1) Ranchi, Patna and Pune 
2) Rajkot, Ranchi and Pune
3) Ranchi, Rajkot and Patna 
4) Jaipur, Nagpur and Patiala
5) Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune 
Answer:- 5) Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune
Ques. : 10 The two Indian cities have made it to the Unesco’s Creative City Network. These two cities are Jaipur and
1) Madurai 
2) Hyderabad
3) Kolkata 
4) Varanasi
5) Udaipur 
Answer:- 4) Varanasi




16 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Which telecom company recently announced Project Leap, a Rs 60,000-cr investment programme to improve network quality over three years?
1) Idea 
2) Vodafone
3) Reliance Communication 
4) Aircel
5) Bharti Airtel 
Answer:- 5) Bharti Airtel
Ques. : 2 The 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Jan 2016 in
1) Davos, Switzerland 
2) Paris, France
3) Athens, Greece 
4) Frankfurt, Germany
5) Sydney, Australia 
Answer:- 1) Davos, Switzerland
Ques. : 3 What is India’s ranking on the Human Development Index (HDI) 2015?
1) 73rd 
2) 90th
3) 130th 
4) 142nd
5) 147th 
Answer:- 3) 130th
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries topped the Human Development Index (HDI) 2015?
1) Denmark 
2) Switzerland
3) Australia 
4) Norway
5) China 
Answer:- 4) Norway
Ques. : 5 The Human Development Index (HDI) is released annually by
1) IMF 
2) UNDP
3) ADB 
4) US
5) Unicef 
Answer:- 2) UNDP
Ques. : 6 The Human Development Index (HDI) is measured on which of the following parameters?
1) Life expectancy 
2) Education
3) Income 
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2) 
Answer:- 4) All the above
Ques. : 7 To obtain which of the following a bank account is NOT mandatory?
1) Debit Card 
2) Credit Card
3) Loan 
4) Cheque Book
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Credit Card
Ques. : 8 The Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Pravin Gordhan has been appointed finance minister in which of the following countries?
1) UK 
2) Canada
3) South Africa 
4) Singapore
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 3) South Africa
Ques. : 9 Who among the following is the first female athlete honoured as Sports Person of the Year in three decades by the magazine ‘Sports Illustrated’?
1) Serena Williams 
2) Maria Sarapova
3) Sania Mirza 
4) Li Na
5) Martina Hingis 
Answer:- 1) Serena Williams
Ques. : 10 The International Mountain Day is observed on
1) 9 Dec 
2) 11 Dec
3) 13 Dec 
4) 15 Dec
5) 17 Dec 
Answer:- 2) 11 Dec


17 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 India celebrates ‘Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate its victory in the 1971 war with Pakistan on
1) 11 Dec 
2) 12 Dec
3) 14 Dec 
4) 15 Dec
5) 16 Dec 
Answer:- 5) 16 Dec
Ques. : 2 The Supreme Court appointed the Lokayukta of which of the following states recently exercising Article 142 of the Indian Constitution recently?
1) Delhi 
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Gujarat
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 2) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is the present Director-General of the WTO?
1) Uhuru Kenyatta 
2) Roberto Azevedo
3) Takehiko Nakao 
4) Guy Ryder
5) Christine Lagarde 
Answer:- 2) Roberto Azevedo
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries announced the formation of an Islamic military alliance comprising 34 countries to fight against terrorism recently?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Bahrain
3) Pakistan 
4) Jordan
5) Saudi Arabia 
Answer:- 5) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 5 _______ bagged the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year award for third time recently.
1) Danny Willett 
2) Dustin Johnson
3) Rory McIlroy 
4) Jordan Spieth
5) Jason Day 
Answer:- 3) Rory McIlroy
Ques. : 6 PM Narendra Modi chaired the annual Combined Commanders Conference for the first time outside New Delhi
1) in Mumbai 
2) in Vishakhapatnam
3) in Itanagar 
4) on board INS Vikramaditya
5) on board INS Arihant 
Answer:- 4) on board INS Vikramaditya
Ques. : 7 The nuclear-capable Shaheen-1A missile was test-fired by which of the following countries recently?
1) Iran 
2) Jordan
3) Pakistan 
4) Saudi Arabia
5) Turkey 
Answer:- 3) Pakistan
Ques. : 8 The govt has made it mandatory (effective from Jan 1) to quote PAN for all transactions in excess of Rs 2 lakh, regardless of the mode of payment. The term PAN stands for
1) Premium Account Number 
2) Particular Account Number
3) Permanent Account Number 
4) Provisional Account Number
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) Permanent Account Number
Ques. : 9 The World Bank has approved a _______loan for the ambitious clean India campaign to support the govt in its efforts.
1) $1-bn 
2) $1.5-bn
3) $2-bn 
4) $2.5-bn
5) $3-bn 
Answer:- 2) $1.5-bn
Ques. : 10 The Life Insurance Corporation of India has launched Jeevan Akshay IV plan which is meant for
1) post-retirement planning 
2) educational planning
3) health planning 
4) girl’s marriage planning
5) Other than the given options 
Answer:- 1) post-retirement planning
1. When was the first underground railway (Metro Railway) started?
(1) 1982
(2) 1989
(3) 1984
(4) 1992
ans-3
2. Shatabdi Express train was started in
(1) 1984
(2) 1988
(3) 1990
(4) 1985
ans-2
3. At which of the following places Diesel Component Works is established?
(1) Jamshedpur
(2) Patiala
(3) Perambur
(4) Varanasi
ans-2
4. Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways?
(1) Central Railway
(2) Northern Railway
(3) Eastern Railway
(4) Western Railway
ans-3
5. The railway station situated in the extreme south is
(1) Chennai
(2) Cochin
(3) Kanyakumari
(4) Trivandrum
ans-3
6. When was Television separated from Akashvani (radio) as an independent organization?
(1) 1959
(2) 1965
(3) 1976
(4) 1982
ans-3
7. When water condenses into ice
(l) heat is absorbed
(2) heat is released
(3) heat remains unchanged
(4) None of these
ans-2
8. Which of the following inert gases is not found in atmosphere?
(1) Xenon
(2) Argon
(3) Helium
(4) Radon
ans-4
9. Which of the following diffuses at the fastest rate?
(1) Solid
(2) Gas
(3) Liquid
(4) None of these
ans-2
10. What temperature at Celsius scale is equal to 300°K.?
(1) 30°C
(2) 27°C
(3) 300°C
(4) None of these
ans-2
11. The blood pressure of a normal person is:
(1) 100/80
(2) 100/90
(3) 80/120
(4) 90/100
ans-3
12. Colour blindness is related to
(1) heredity
(2) blood pressure
(3) digestive system
(4) respiratory system
ans-1
13. In simple harmonic motion, what remains constant?
(1) Amplitude
(2) Angular displacement
(3) Time period
(4) Kinetic energy
ans-3
14. When a glass rod is rubbed by a silken cloth, the rod acquires
(1) positive charge
(2) negative charge
(3) positive & negative charge both
(4) None of these
ans-1
15. The velocity of sound does not depend on
(1) temperature
(2) medium
(3) pressure
(4) humidity
ans-3
25 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The book “Convenient Action: Gujarat's Response to Challenges of Climate Change” is written by
1) Saurabh Patel 
2) Narendra Modi
3) Mohan Bhagwat 
4) Anandiben Patel
5) Amit Shah 
Answer:- 2) Narendra Modi
Ques. : 2 The country’s biggest wildlife rescue centre, which will house sick, injured and rescued animals, was inaugurated recently in
1) Gujarat 
2) West Bengal
3) Maharashtra 
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 3) Maharashtra
Ques. : 3 __________ state govt recently announced a complete ban on the manufacture, sale, purchase, storage, and use of polythene carry bags across the state.
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Bihar
3) Odisha 
4) Telangana
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 1) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 4 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved an umbrella scheme for integrated development and management of fisheries worth
1) Rs 1,000 cr 
2) Rs 2,000 cr
3) Rs 3,000 cr 
4) Rs 3,500 cr
5) Rs 5,000 cr 
Answer:- 3) Rs 3,000 cr
Ques. : 5 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), once again, extended the date for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes with new ones to
1) 31 Mar 2016 
2) 1 Apr 2016
3) 30 Jun 2016 
4) 30 Sep 2016
5) 31 Dec 2016 
Answer:- 3) 30 Jun 2016
Ques. : 6 Surprisingly, which of the following countries became the 4th largest source of remittances to India in 2015?
1) China 
2) Bangladesh
3) Sri Lanka 
4) Pakistan
5) Nepal 
Answer:- 4) Pakistan
Ques. : 7 Gautam H Bambawale was on 23 Dec appointed as the High Commissioner of India to which of the following countries?
1) Afghanistan 
2) Maldives
3) Bhutan 
4) Myanmar
5) Pakistan 
Answer:- 5) Pakistan
Ques. : 8 The 30th National Consumers Right Day was observed across India on
1) 16 Dec 
2) 18 Dec
3) 20 Dec 
4) 22 Dec
5) 24 Dec 
Answer:- 5) 24 Dec
Ques. : 9 Name India’s first indigenously designed and built warship which was on 23 Dec decommissioned in Naval Dockyard Mumbai.
1) INS Mysore 
2) INS Vagsheer
3) INS Godavari 
4) INS Kalvari
5) INS Khanderi 
Answer:- 3) INS Godavari
Ques. : 10 The SAARC Day is observed every year on
1) 8 Dec 
2) 16 Dec
3) 20 Dec 
4) 24 Dec
5) 24 Dec 
Answer:- 1) 8 Dec
26 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 India gifted four Mi 25 attack helicopters to which of the following countries recently?
1) Maldives 
2) Nepal
3) Sri Lanka 
4) Afghanistan
5) Mauritius 
Answer:- 4) Afghanistan
Ques. : 2 The union home ministry is considering a proposal to remove Chinese nationals from mandatory security clearances for ‘conference visa’. At present, participants from which of the following countries, is/are also kept in the above category?
1) Sudan 
2) Iraq
3) Pakistan 
4) Afghanistan
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 3 Who among the following has been appointed the brand ambassador of telecom company Reliance Jio?
1) Aamir Khan 
2) Salman Khan
3) Ranbir Kapoor 
4) Hrithik Roshan
5) Shah Rukh Khan 
Answer:- 5) Shah Rukh Khan
Ques. : 4 Japan approved record defence budget for the year starting Apr 2016 which has been set at
1) 2.05 tn yen 
2) 3.50 tn yen
3) 5.05 tn yen 
4) 7.50 tn yen
5) 8.05 tn yen 
Answer:- 3) 5.05 tn yen
Ques. : 5 According to a finance ministry circular, users of mobile wallets would need to give their permanent account number (PAN) if annual transaction exceeds
1) Rs 10,000 
2) Rs 20,000
3) Rs 25,000 
4) Rs 50,000
5) Rs 1 lakh 
Answer:- 4) Rs 50,000
Ques. : 6 India plans to become the world’s second-biggest nuclear energy market increasing its nuclear capacity to 63,000 megawatts (MW) by 2032. At present, the biggest nuclear energy market in the world is
1) Japan 
2) China
3) Germany 
4) France
5) US 
Answer:- 2) China
Ques. : 7 The Finance Ministry has allowed 41 more housing finance companies (HFCs) to use the SARFAESI law. The law helps firms in
1) maximising profit 
2) managing workforce
3) recovery of dues 
4) new product launch
5) receiving foreign investment 
Answer:- 3) recovery of dues
Ques. : 8 India has constructed the Parliament house of which of the following countries which was inaugurated on 25 Dec?
1) Afghanistan 
2) Bhutan
3) Myanmar 
4) Vietnam
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 1) Afghanistan
Ques. : 9 What is the currency of Peru?
1) Forint 
2) Nuevo Sol
3) Kuna 
4) Lev
5) Real 
Answer:- 2) Nuevo Sol
Ques. : 10 The birthday of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee is celebrated as Good Governance Day which falls on
1) 21 Dec 
2) 22 Dec
3) 24 Dec 
4) 25 Dec
5) 26 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 25 Dec
26 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 India gifted four Mi 25 attack helicopters to which of the following countries recently?
1) Maldives
2) Nepal...
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28 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 A plot of land for India to build its first naval base in the Indian Ocean region has been allocated by which of the following countries recently in the Assumption Island?
1) Seychelles
2) Mauritius
3) Sri Lanka
4) Maldives
5) Suriname
Answer:- 1) Seychelles
Ques. : 2 ___________ announced the launch of ‘MoboMoney’, a first of its kind ‘Tap N Pay’ contactless digital payment solution for the Indian masses recently.
1) Wipro
2) Tech Mahindra
3) Infosys
4) TCS
5) HCL
Answer:- 2) Tech Mahindra
Ques. : 3 Which of the following firms maintained its numero uno position in terms of revenue for the sixth consecutive year in the list of Fortune 500 Indian companies 2015?
1) ONGC
2) SBI
3) BPCL
4) RIL
5) IOC
Answer:- 5) IOC
Ques. : 4 The National energy conservation day is celebrated every year on
1) 10 Dec
2) 12 Dec
3) 14 Dec
4) 18 Dec
5) 28 Dec
Answer:- 3) 14 Dec
Ques. : 5 Who among the following was declared the ODI Cricketer of the Year at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards 2015?
1) Josh Hazlewood
2) Faf du Plessis
3) Meg Lanning
4) Steven Smith
5) AB de Villiers
Answer:- 5) AB de Villiers
Ques. : 6 In a move aimed at making drugs more affordable, the govt has revised the NLEM adding drugs for cancer, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C to it. The term NLEM stands for
1) National List of Economical Medicines
2) National List of Established Medicines
3) National List of Early Medicines
4) National List of Essential Medicines
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) National List of Essential Medicines
Ques. : 7 Which of the following private sector lenders recently entered into a tie-up with IRCTC to launch online rail ticket booking service on its website?
1) ICICI Bank
2) HDFC
3) Axis Bank
4) Federal Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank
Answer:- 1) ICICI Bank
Ques. : 8 A fund dedicated to health, agriculture and renewable energy sector, christened Bharat Fund, was launched by the PM Narendra Modi with a corpus of
1) $100 mn
2) $150 mn
3) $200 mn
4) $250 mn
5) $500 mn
Answer:- 2) $150 mn
Ques. : 9 Which of the following agencies promotes, coordinates, and monitors at the international level the fight against doping in sports in all its forms?
1) FIFA
2) IOC
3) NBA
4) USOC
5) WADA
Answer:- 5) WADA
Ques. : 10 India’s Shiva Keshavan won silver medal recently at Asian Championships in Japan. He is associated with which of the following games?
1) Boxing
2) Pole vault
3) Triple jump
4) Luge
5) Discuss throw
Answer:- 4) Luge
29 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The RBI committee on financial inclusion has suggested that the govt should transfer cash directly to persons instead of giving subsidies. The Committee was headed by
1) Deepak Mohanty 
2) Kaushik Basu
3) Rajiv Takru 
4) Rajiv Mehrishi
5) Usha Thorat 
Answer:- 1) Deepak Mohanty
Ques. : 2 Taxpayers with annual income more than _________ will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from Jan 2016.
1) Rs 5 lakh 
2) Rs 8 lakh
3) Rs 10 lakh 
4) Rs 12 lakh
5) Rs 15 lakh 
Answer:- 3) Rs 10 lakh
Ques. : 3 The Supreme Court recently upheld the liquor policy of which of the following state govts restricting service and consumption of liquor at bars in five star hotels only?
1) Kerala 
2) Karnataka
3) Gujarat 
4) Delhi
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 1) Kerala
Ques. : 4 India recently requested which of the following countries to complete the procedures for its participation in the Farzad-B gas field, discovered by OVL, in the Persian Gulf?
1) Egypt 
2) Iran
3) Iraq 
4) Turkmenistan
5) Saudi Arabia 
Answer:- 2) Iran
Ques. : 5 The Committee reviewing public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure has recommended setting up independent regulators for PPP projects in various sectors. The Committee was headed by
1) Arvind Panagariya 
2) Amiya Kumar Bagchi
3) Amit Mitra 
4) Abhijit Banerjee
5) Vijay Kelkar 
Answer:- 5) Vijay Kelkar
Ques. : 6 The central govt is renaming yet another welfare programme, the Indira Awaas Yojana. It's to be renamed as the
1) Advani Awaas Yojana 
2) Hedgewar Awaas Yojana
3) Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana 
4) Sansad Awaas Yojana
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana
Ques. : 7 Which of the following teams won the Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy (2015-16) in Bengaluru recently?
1) Delhi 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Punjab 
4) Mumbai
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 5) Gujarat
Ques. : 8 Justice VS Malimath, who died on 22 Dec, was the former Chief Justice of
1) Karnataka and Kerala High Courts 
2) Delhi High Court
3) Bombay and Madras High Courts 
4) Gauhati High Court
5) Bombay High Court 
Answer:- 1) Karnataka and Kerala High Courts
Ques. : 9 The Central Govt has announced to organise the “Make in India Week” in Mumbai during
1) Jan 13-18, 2016 
2) Feb 13-18, 2016
3) Mar 13-18, 2016 
4) Apr 13-18, 2016
5) May 13-18, 2016 
Answer:- 2) Feb 13-18, 2016
Ques. : 10 The indigenously developed ‘Astra’ missile was on 25 Dec successfully test-fired. This is a(n)
1) surface-to-surface missile 
2) surface-to-air missile
3) air-to-surface missile 
4) air-to-air missile
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) air-to-air missile

29 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The RBI committee on financial inclusion has suggested that the govt should transfer cash directly to persons instead of giving subsidies. The Committee was headed by
1) Deepak Mohanty 
2) Kaushik Basu
3) Rajiv Takru 
4) Rajiv Mehrishi
5) Usha Thorat 
Answer:- 1) Deepak Mohanty
Ques. : 2 Taxpayers with annual income more than _________ will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from Jan 2016.
1) Rs 5 lakh 
2) Rs 8 lakh
3) Rs 10 lakh 
4) Rs 12 lakh
5) Rs 15 lakh 
Answer:- 3) Rs 10 lakh
Ques. : 3 The Supreme Court recently upheld the liquor policy of which of the following state govts restricting service and consumption of liquor at bars in five star hotels only?
1) Kerala 
2) Karnataka
3) Gujarat 
4) Delhi
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 1) Kerala
Ques. : 4 India recently requested which of the following countries to complete the procedures for its participation in the Farzad-B gas field, discovered by OVL, in the Persian Gulf?
1) Egypt 
2) Iran
3) Iraq 
4) Turkmenistan
5) Saudi Arabia 
Answer:- 2) Iran
Ques. : 5 The Committee reviewing public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure has recommended setting up independent regulators for PPP projects in various sectors. The Committee was headed by
1) Arvind Panagariya 
2) Amiya Kumar Bagchi
3) Amit Mitra 
4) Abhijit Banerjee
5) Vijay Kelkar 
Answer:- 5) Vijay Kelkar
Ques. : 6 The central govt is renaming yet another welfare programme, the Indira Awaas Yojana. It's to be renamed as the
1) Advani Awaas Yojana 
2) Hedgewar Awaas Yojana
3) Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana 
4) Sansad Awaas Yojana
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana
Ques. : 7 Which of the following teams won the Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy (2015-16) in Bengaluru recently?
1) Delhi 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Punjab 
4) Mumbai
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 5) Gujarat
Ques. : 8 Justice VS Malimath, who died on 22 Dec, was the former Chief Justice of
1) Karnataka and Kerala High Courts 
2) Delhi High Court
3) Bombay and Madras High Courts 
4) Gauhati High Court
5) Bombay High Court 
Answer:- 1) Karnataka and Kerala High Courts
Ques. : 9 The Central Govt has announced to organise the “Make in India Week” in Mumbai during
1) Jan 13-18, 2016 
2) Feb 13-18, 2016
3) Mar 13-18, 2016 
4) Apr 13-18, 2016
5) May 13-18, 2016 
Answer:- 2) Feb 13-18, 2016
Ques. : 10 The indigenously developed ‘Astra’ missile was on 25 Dec successfully test-fired. This is a(n)
1) surface-to-surface missile 
2) surface-to-air missile
3) air-to-surface missile 
4) air-to-air missile
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) air-to-air missile


31 DECEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 In a fillip to the govt’s 'Make In India' drive, Russia's Rostec will form a joint venture with Indian ________ for manufacturing Kamov 226T military helicopters in India.
1) HAL 
2) L&T
3) Reliance Infra 
4) Godrej
5) Mahindra Aviation 
Answer:- 1) HAL
Ques. : 2 The state govts borrow money from markets through SDLs to raise resources to meet demand. The term SDL stands for
1) State Discounted Loans 
2) State Diversified Loans
3) State Dedicated Loans 
4) State Development Loans
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) State Development Loans
Ques. : 3 The Centre has cleared the final notification for building the Coastal road from Nariman Point to Kandivali in Mumbai which is a _________ project.
1) Rs 6,000-cr 
2) Rs 8,000-cr
3) Rs 10,000-cr 
4) Rs 12,000-cr
5) Rs 14,000-cr 
Answer:- 4) Rs 12,000-cr
Ques. : 4 The richest people on Earth became a bit poorer in 2015 while Jeff Bezos more than doubled his fortune to $59 bn during the same period. He is the founder of
1) ebay 
2) Amazon
3) Berkshire Hathaway Inc 
4) America Movil SAB
5) Fisher Investments 
Answer:- 2) Amazon
Ques. : 5 Asia’s largest underground railway station, covering a total area of 147,000 square metres, opened recently in
1) Tokyo, Japan 
2) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3) Shenzhen, China 
4) Manila, Philippines
5) Seoul, South Korea 
Answer:- 3) Shenzhen, China
Ques. : 6 The CCEA approved ATUFS which aims to help textile industry improve operational technology. In the term ATUFS, letter ‘U’ stands for
1) Utilisation 
2) Unification
3) Upgradation 
4) Upliftment
5) Urbanisation 
Answer:- 3) Upgradation
Ques. : 7 India's mobile phone subscriber base peaked to more than 1 billion users for the first time recently. Now, India has become the only country after ________ to achieve that milestone.
1) Canada 
2) US
3) Indonesia 
4) Japan
5) China 
Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 8 ___________ is the host of the 12th National Ice-Skating Championship scheduled from Dec 30 to Jan 3, 2016.
1) Himachal Pradesh 
2) Sikkim
3) Arunachal Pradesh 
4) Uttarakhand
5) Jammu and Kashmir 
Answer:- 5) Jammu and Kashmir
Ques. : 9 As per a recent study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), which state remained the top investment destination as of Dec 2014?
1) Gujarat 
2) Maharashtra
3) Odisha 
4) Rajasthan
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 2) Maharashtra
Ques. : 10 Which country successfully launched its most sophisticated observation satellite, Gaofen-4, as part of the country’s high-definition earth observation project recently?
1) Japan 
2) South Korea
3) Malaysia 
4) China
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 4) China


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