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NOVEMBER GENERAL AWARENESS OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

2 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The ISRO’s new satellite GSAT-15 is all set to be launched on Nov 10, 2015 from French Guiana on board Ariane 5 rocket. This is a latest
1) communication satellite
2) defence satellite
3) astronomical satellite
4) educational satellite
5) weather forecasting satellite
Answer:- 1) communication satellite
Ques. : 2 Railway launched a new scheme, recently, under which waitlisted passengers can get confirmed accommodation in next alternative train if they opt for the option. Name the scheme.
1) Yatra
2) Sambhav
3) Suvidha
4) Vikalp
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) Vikalp
Ques. : 3 __________ was elected as 54th Speaker of the US House of Representatives recently.
1) Nancy Pelosi
2) John Boehner
3) Paul Ryan
4) Rand Paul
5) Mitt Romney
Answer:- 3) Paul Ryan
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was nominated to the central board of directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by the govt recently?
1) KV Kamath
2) Anil Goswami
3) Arvind Subramanian
4) Chanda Kochhar
5) Shaktikanta Das
Answer:- 5) Shaktikanta Das
Ques. : 5 Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis clinched the WTA Finals women’s doubles trophy in Singapore recently. They defeated
1) Casey Dellacqua and YaroslavaShvedova
2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and LucieSafarova
3) Chan Hao-Ching and Chan Yung-Jan
4) Gabrine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) Gabrine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro
Ques. : 6 Name the Thrissur headquartered bank which launched ‘Green PIN’ allowing customers to generate their PIN at the bank’s ATMs recently. VG Mathew is the present MD and CEO of the bank.
1) IndusInd Bank
2) Yes Bank
3) South Indian Bank
4) Federal Bank
5) Bandhan Bank
Answer:- 3) South Indian Bank
Ques. : 7 Which company won the title sponsorship for IPL recently by paying Rs 160 cr for two years?
1) Vivo Mobile
2) Oppo Mobile
3) Xiaomi
4) Huawei
5) ZTE
Answer:- 1) Vivo Mobile
Ques. : 8 One of the oldest Indian business tycoons BrijmohanLallMunjal passed away recently. He was the founder of
1) Bajaj Auto
2) TVS Auto
3) Mahindra and Mahindra
4) Force Motors
5) Hero MotoCorp
Answer:- 5) Hero MotoCorp
Ques. : 9 The teaser rates are associated with which of the following types of loans?
1) Education loan
2) Personal loan
3) Loan against property
4) Housing loan
5) Vehicle loan
Answer:- 4) Housing loan
Ques. : 10 BorgeBrende is the present Foreign Minister of which of the following countries? He was in India for the joint commission meeting of the two countries recently.
1) Israel
2) Norway
3) Sweden
4) Spain
5) Morocco
Answer:- 2) Norway



3 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Which of the following teams won the 2015 Rugby World Cup for a record third time recently?
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) England
4) US
5) Canada
Answer:- 2) New Zealand
Ques. : 2 The Fairfax Financial Holdings is all set to increase its stake in which of the following general insurance companies in India by nine per cent for Rs 1,550 cr?
1) Cholamandalam General Insurance
2) Reliance General Insurance
3) IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance
4) SBI General Insurance
5) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
Answer:- 5) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
Ques. : 3 The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), headed by the President Tayyip Erdogan, won parliamentary majority in which of the following countries recently?
1) Egypt
2) Iraq
3) Kuwait
4) Turkey
5) Greece
Answer:- 4) Turkey
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was selected for a top US humanitarian award, the New York Global Leaders Dialogue Humanitarian Award, recently?
1) Arundhati Roy
2) MedhaPatkar
3) Bindeshwar Pathak
4) Kiran Bedi
5) KisanBaburaoHazare
Answer:- 3) Bindeshwar Pathak
Ques. : 5 The Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 was released by the WHO recently. Which of the following countries, with 23 percent of TB cases, has the largest number of TB cases in the world as per the report?
1) China
2) Nigeria
3) Indonesia
4) India
5) South Africa
Answer:- 4) India
Ques. : 6 The name of late Ram Bahadur Chetri was officially approved by the Uttarakhand Sports Ministry for the prestigious Khel Ratna (posthumous) award recently. He was an ace
1) athlete
2) weightlifter
3) footballer
4) archer
5) boxer
Answer:- 3) footballer
Ques. : 7 The Navy successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from its stealth destroyer INS Kochi, recently. The missile is developed jointly by India and
1) Israel
2) Sweden
3) Norway
4) France
5) Russia
Answer:- 5) Russia
Ques. : 8 Who won 2015 Mexican Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Nico Rosberg
2) Lewis Hamilton
3) Sergio Perez
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) ValtteriBottas
Answer:- 1) Nico Rosberg
Ques. : 9 Which of the following telecommunication firms announced to merge Sistema Shyam Teleservices with itself recently?
1) Tata Communications
2) Bharti Airtel
3) Reliance Communications
4) Vodafone India
5) Idea Cellular
Answer:- 3) Reliance Communications
Ques. : 10 Who among the following is the chairperson of a committee set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry to draft the new education policy?
1) JS Rajput
2) TSR Subramanian
3) Sudhir Mankad
4) Sewaram Sharma
5) Shailaja Chandra
Answer:- 2) TSR Subramanian


4 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who among the following won the men’s singles title of 2015 Swiss Indoors Basel Title recently?
1) Rafael Nadal
2) Roger Federer
3) Stan Wawrinka
4) Andy Murray
5) Novak Djokovic
Answer:- 2) Roger Federer
Ques. : 2 The “Balance Nail” is the name of a month-long joint military training which is being held in Nepal between security forces of Nepal and
1) Australia
2) UK
3) Japan
4) China
5) US
Answer:- 5) US
Ques. : 3 The first international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which of the following Indian cities from Dec 1-3 2015?
1) Mumbai
2) Pune
3) Hyderabad
4) Kolkata
5) New Delhi
Answer:- 5) New Delhi
Ques. : 4 The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Arinjay was commissioned in Kochi recently. The ship is 15th in the series of 20
1) Fast Patrol Vessels
2) Anti-Submarine Ships
3) Guided Missile Destroyers
4) Torpedo Launch Ships
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 1) Fast Patrol Vessels
Ques. : 5 Which of the following firms is working with the govt on a pilot project under its ‘Project Loon’ for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons?
1) Facebook
2) Twitter
3) Microsoft
4) Google
5) Intel
Answer:- 4) Google
Ques. : 6 BSNL has partnered with which of the following firms to set up 100 WiFi hotspots in rural India?
1) Facebook
2) Google
3) Microsoft
4) Cisco
5) IBM
Answer:- 1) Facebook
Ques. : 7 Which of the following became the first multinational sportswear company to get govt nod to open 100 per cent foreign-owned stores in India recently?
1) Puma
2) Adidas
3) Nike
4) Lotto
5) Converse
Answer:- 2) Adidas
Ques. : 8 The Punjabi has become third most common language in the Parliament of which of the following countries as 20 Punjabi-speaking candidates were elected to the parliament recently?
1) Spain
2) UK
3) Canada
4) US
5) Malaysia
Answer:- 3) Canada
Ques. : 9 Which of the following automakers appointed Lionel Messi as its global brand ambassador recently?
1) Tata Motors
2) Mahindra and Mahindra
3) Ford Motors
4) Hyundai Motors
5) General Motors
Answer:- 1) Tata Motors
Ques. : 10 Shiv Thapa became the highest-ranked Indian player (World No. 2) of which of the following games recently?
1) Archery
2) Squash
3) Boxing
4) Golf
5) Badminton
Answer:- 3) Boxing

5 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Mana Patel and VirdhawalKhade won best players’ award in 69th senior National Championships of which of the following sports recently?
1) Swimming
2) Boxing
3) Archery
4) Weightlifting
5) Wrestling
Answer:- 1) Swimming
Ques. : 2 The DIPP announced that the eight core industries of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew by 3.2 per cent in Sep 2015. These eight core industries do not include
1) electricity
2) cement
3) fertilisers
4) refinery products
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 3 Which state govt approved a revised scheme to provide nutrition to pregnant and lactating women in the tribal areas recently? The scheme is named APJ Abdul KalamAmrutYojna.
1) Haryana
2) Rajasthan
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Maharashtra
Answer:- 5) Maharashtra
Ques. : 4 One of India’s biggest food festival, the International Terra Madre or Slow Food festival, bringing in cuisine of indigenous tribes from nearly 60 countries, was held recently in
1) Gangtok
2) Shimla
3) Shillong
4) Chennai
5) Jaipur
Answer:- 3) Shillong
Ques. : 5 The committee on Bankruptcy Law Reforms has proposed an easy exit option for low-income individuals unable to repay debts. The committee was headed by
1) TK Viswanathan
2) Anil Goswami
3) Arvind Subramanian
4) HasmukhAdhia
5) Arvind Mayaram
Answer:- 1) TK Viswanathan
Ques. : 6 A rare tropical Cyclone Chapala slammed into _______ , recently, triggering heavy flooding and causing damage in coastal region of the war racked country.
1) Yemen
2) Syria
3) Iraq
4) Libya
5) Ukraine
Answer:- 1) Yemen
Ques. : 7 Who among the following will be the next Chief Justice of India? The current CJI HL Dattu will retire on Dec 2, 2015.
1) JastiChelameswar
2) Dipak Misra
3) TS Thakur
4) JS Khehar
5) Anil R Dave
Answer:- 3) TS Thakur
Ques. : 8 The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Disarmament Committee adopted a draft resolution calling for the abolition of nuclear arms recently. The resolution was submitted by
1) India
2) Japan
3) Germany
4) France
5) US
Answer:- 2) Japan
Ques. : 9 Which of the following railway stations in the country became the first blind-friendly railway station in India recently?
1) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2) New Delhi, Delhi
3) Kochi, Kerala
4) Bengaluru, Karnataka
5) Mysuru, Karnataka
Answer:- 5) Mysuru, Karnataka
Ques. : 10 Who among the following becomes the chairman of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC), the apex-level body constituted by the govt of India?
1) Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance
2) Finance Secretary
3) Governor Reserve Bank of India
4) Union Finance Minister
5) Chairman, SEBI
Answer:- 4) Union Finance Minister


6 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Jitu Rai, who won silver medal in 13th Asian Championship in Kuwait City recently, is an Indian
1) archer
2) boxer
3) shooter
4) wrestler
5) weightlifter
Answer:- 3) shooter
Ques. : 2 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of which of the following countries recently?
1) Canada
2) Spain
3) Turkey
4) Greece
5) Australia
Answer:- 1) Canada
Ques. : 3 HarjitSajjan was appointed as the Defence Minister of which of the following countries recently?
1) France
2) Indonesia
3) Thailand
4) Malaysia
5) Canada
Answer:- 5) Canada
Ques. : 4 The RBI imposed Rs 1-cr penalty on which of the following private sector banks for violation of KYC and Anti Money Laundering (AML) norms recently?
1) Federal Bank
2) IndusInd Bank
3) Dhanlaxmi Bank
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) South Indian Bank
Answer:- 3) Dhanlaxmi Bank
Ques. : 5 An empowered committee was constituted by the govt to approve schemes proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund recently. The Committee will be headed by the secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development
1) KirtiSaxena
2) V Somasundaran
3) Preeti Sudan
4) NutanGuha Biswas
5) Maneka Gandhi
Answer:- 2) V Somasundaran
Ques. : 6 Navtej Singh Sarna was appointed as Indian High Commissioner to which of the following countries recently?
1) China
2) Pakistan
3) Bangladesh
4) United Kingdom
5) Japan
Answer:- 4) United Kingdom
Ques. : 7 PM Narendra Modi has been ranked as the world’s ninth most powerful person by Forbes magazine in its 2015 list which is topped by
1) Xi Jinping
2) Barack Obama
3) Angela Merkel
4) Shinzo Abe
5) Vladimir Putin
Answer:- 5) Vladimir Putin
Ques. : 8 The European Central Bank (ECB), which consists of 19 European Union member states, is headquartered at
1) Frankfurt, Germany
2) London, UK
3) Rome, Italy
4) Brussels, Belgium
5) Paris, France
Answer:- 1) Frankfurt, Germany
Ques. : 9 In which of the following countries, the vice president was impeached after the govt declared a state of emergency for a month recently?
1) Nepal
2) Thailand
3) Singapore
4) Maldives
5) Philippines
Answer:- 4) Maldives
Ques. : 10 The dreaded underworld don ChhotaRajan was deported to India from which of the following countries recently?
1) UAE
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Indonesia
4) Turkey
5) Australia
Answer:- 3) Indonesia



7 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The book titled “Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations” has been authored by
1) Azim Premji
2) Vishal Sikka
3) Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal
4) NandanNilekani and Viral Shah
5) Anand Mahindra
Answer:- 4) NandanNilekani and Viral Shah
Ques. : 2 Name the noted film, television and stage actor who was conferred with the prestigious VishnudasBhave Award, recently, for his outstanding contribution to Marathi theatre?
1) ReemaLagoo
2) VikramGokhale
3) GovindNamdev
4) Manoj Joshi
5) Ashwini Bhave
Answer:- 2) VikramGokhale
Ques. : 3 Samia Hassan Suluhu was sworn in as the first female Vice President of which of the following countries recently?
1) Estonia
2) Somalia
3) Ethiopia
4) Kenya
5) Tanzania
Answer:- 5) Tanzania
Ques. : 4 PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Imprint India’ project to kickstart original research in areas where the country is dependent on foreign technology. This is a _________ project.
1) Rs 500-cr
2) Rs 1,000-cr
3) Rs 1,500-cr
4) Rs 2,000-cr
5) Rs 2,500-cr
Answer:- 2) Rs 1,000-cr
Ques. : 5 The Union Cabinet gave its nod for financial restructuring of debt of power distribution companies recently. The Scheme has been named
1) SAVERA
2) SAMBHAV
3) UDAY
4) SHAKTI
5) ROSHNI
Answer:- 3) UDAY
Ques. : 6 Mario Draghi is the present president of which of the following central banks?
1) Bank of Japan
2) European Central Bank
3) Federal Reserve
4) Deutsche Bundesbank
5) People's Bank of China
Answer:- 2) European Central Bank
Ques. : 7 Former Pakistan captain Inzamamul-Haq was appointed as the coach of which of the following cricket teams for a two-year period recently?
1) Bangladesh
2) Sri Lanka
3) UAE
4) Afghanistan
5) Zimbabwe
Answer:- 4) Afghanistan
Ques. : 8 The Govt has proposed to set up MPC, which will consist of representatives from the Finance Ministry and RBI, to decide on interest rate. The term MPC stands for
1) Management Policy Committee
2) Monthly Policy Committee
3) Monetary Policy Committee
4) Monitoring Policy Committee
5) None of these
Answer:- 3) Monetary Policy Committee
Ques. : 9 India has raised the minimum support price (MSP) that the govt will pay to buy new-season wheat from local farmers to ________ per 100 kg.
1) Rs 1,450
2) Rs 1,525
3) Rs 1,580
4) Rs 1,600
5) Rs 1,625
Answer:- 2) Rs 1,525
Ques. : 10 The govt launched the new gold monetisation scheme, recently, which will offer option to resident Indians to deposit their gold and earn an interest of up to
1) 2 per cent
2) 2.5 per cent
3) 2.75 per cent
4) 3 per cent
5) 3.5 per cent
Answer:- 2) 2.5 per cent



9 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The govt imposed a _______ cess on all taxable services with effect from Nov 15 to fund the Swachh Bharat programme recently.
1) 0.5 per cent
2) 1 per cent
3) 1.5 per cent
4) 2 per cent
5) 2.5 per cent
Answer:- 1) 0.5 per cent
Ques. : 2 Which of the following countries has the world’s largest foreign exchange reserves at present? Its foreign exchange reserves rose in Oct to $3.5255 tn.
1) US
2) Japan
3) India
4) Switzerland
5) China
Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 3 PM Narendra Modi, during his recent visit to Sri Nagar, announced to give a package of __________ for the development of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
1) Rs 20,000 cr
2) Rs 50,000 cr
3) Rs 75,000 cr
4) Rs 80,000 cr
5) Rs 1 lakh cr
Answer:- 4) Rs 80,000 cr
Ques. : 4 In a first such meeting in 66 years, the president of Republic of China (Taiwan) Ma Ying-jeou met China’s president Xi Jinping in which country recently?
1) Singapore
2) Vietnam
3) Philippines
4) Malaysia
5) Indonesia
Answer:- 1) Singapore
Ques. : 5 The first free and fair elections were held in Myanmar since 1990 recently. The capital city of Myanmar is
1) Maputo
2) Naypyidaw
3) Ulaanbaatar
4) Nouakchott
5) Phnom Penh
Answer:- 2) Naypyidaw
Ques. : 6 The Indian Army started a joint military exercise ‘INDRA-2015’ in Bikaner, Rajasthan with the army of which of the following countries recently?
1) China
2) US
3) Germany
4) Japan
5) Russia
Answer:- 5) Russia
Ques. : 7 The Supreme Court upheld the ban on online, Internet lotteries imposed by which state recently?
1) Maharashtra
2) West Bengal
3) Kerala
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Karnataka
Answer:- 3) Kerala
Ques. : 8 Which of the following states became the first to sign up for the recently launched UDAY scheme of the central govt? Its discom had the highest debt exposure among all states.
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Maharashtra
4) Bihar
5) Odisha
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan
Ques. : 9 Heena Sindhu won gold medal at Asian championship recently. She won the gold medal in the game of
1) Discuss throw
2) Boxing
3) Weightlifting
4) Shooting
5) Archery
Answer:- 4) Shooting
Ques. : 10 _________ was officially declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization (WHO) recently.
1) Benin
2) Liberia
3) Sierra Leone
4) Senegal
5) Ghana
Answer:- 3) Sierra Leone



10 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Ashok K Kantha is the Indian Ambassador to which of the following countries at present?
1) China
2) Japan
3) US
4) Germany
5) France
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 2 The BCCI dethroned N Srinivasan as the ICC Chairman and nominated who among the following as the chief of the world cricket body recently?
1) Rajeev Shukla
2) Sharad Pawar
3) Shashank Manohar
4) Anurag Thakur
5) Ravi Shastri
Answer:- 3) Shashank Manohar
Ques. : 3 The RBI allowed state co-operative banks (StCBs) and district central co-operative banks (DCCBs) to offer internet banking with _______ facility, recently.
1) transactional
2) view only
3) NEFT
4) IMPS
5) None of these
Answer:- 2) view only
Ques. : 4 The leaders of China and Taiwan met recently. Who among the following is the present President of Taiwan?
1) Benigno Aquino
2) Hwang Kyo-ahn
3) Ma Ying-jeou
4) Park Geun-hye
5) Kim Jong-un
Answer:- 3) Ma Ying-jeou
Ques. : 5 What is the currency of Myanmar?
1) Baht
2) Krona
3) Rufiyaa
4) Kyat
5) Metical
Answer:- 4) Kyat
Ques. : 6 Who among the following is the new MD and CEO of the Indian Bank?
1) JK Garg
2) RK Takkar
3) Suresh N Patel
4) Mahesh Kumar Jain
5) KR Kamath
Answer:- 4) Mahesh Kumar Jain
Ques. : 7 The 21st International Conference on ‘Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications’ (INCOFYRA) will be held in Jan 2016 in
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Chennai
4) Haridwar
5) Bengaluru
Answer:- 5) Bengaluru
Ques. : 8 Suresh N Patel was appointed as the Managing Director of which of the following public sector banks recently?
1) Oriental Bank of Commerce
2) Corporation Bank
3) UCO Bank
4) Dena Bank
5) Andhra Bank
Answer:- 5) Andhra Bank
Ques. : 9 Which of the following is the capital city of Sierra Leone?
1) Freetown
2) Quito
3) Zagreb
4) Bogota
5) Santiago
Answer:- 1) Freetown
Ques. : 10 The ‘Heart of Asia’ conference will be held on Dec 7 and 8 in which of the following countries to discuss about the present situation of Afghanistan?
1) Saudi Arabia
2) Pakistan
3) Iran
4) China
5) Azerbaijan
Answer:- 2) Pakistan


13 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 RK Takkar was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of the UCO Bank which is headquartered at
1) Kolkata
2) Mumbai
3) Bengaluru
4) Kochi
5) Hyderabad
Answer:- 1) Kolkata
Ques. : 2 The US-based General Electric won a $2.6-bn order to supply 1,000 diesel locomotives to the Indian Railways. The company would build a diesel locomotive manufacturing facility in
1) Gandhidham, Gujarat
2) Bhatinda, Punjab
3) Marhowra, Bihar
4) Varanasi, UP
5) Gonda, UP
Answer:- 3) Marhowra, Bihar
Ques. : 3 JK Garg was appointed as the new MD and CEO of which of the following banks recently?
1) Andhra Bank
2) Dena Bank
3) Indian Bank
4) Allahabad Bank
5) Corporation Bank
Answer:- 5) Corporation Bank
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries handed over to India AnupChetia, a top leader of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), recently?
1) Myanmar
2) Bangladesh
3) Nepal
4) Bhutan
5) Sri Lanka
Answer:- 2) Bangladesh
Ques. : 5 KM Mani, who is facing bribery charges, resigned as the Finance Minister of which of the following states recently?
1) Karnataka
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Telangana
4) Kerala
5) Tamil Nadu
Answer:- 4) Kerala
Ques. : 6 Which of the following countries won the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup title recently?
1) Nigeria
2) Mali
3) Belgium
4) Mexico
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 1) Nigeria
Ques. : 7 The World Science Day for Peace and Development, dubbed World Science Day, is observed on
1) 6 Nov
2) 8 Nov
3) 10 Nov
4) 12 Nov
5) 13 Nov
Answer:- 3) 10 Nov
Ques. : 8 Emirates NBD announced a partnership deal with SBI to help NRI customers in the gulf carry out their remittances instantly and more conveniently. The Emirates NBD is based in
1) Saudi Arabia
2) Qatar
3) Bahrain
4) UAE
5) Kuwait
Answer:- 4) UAE
Ques. : 9 Who among the following was appointed as vice-chairman of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) recently?
1) Jens Weidmann
2) RaghuramRajan
3) YV Reddy
4) SK Ghosh
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 2) RaghuramRajan
Ques. : 10 The central govt allowed __________ foreign direct investment (FDI) in ground handling and helicopter services recently.
1) 26 per cent
2) 49 per cent
3) 51 per cent
4) 74 per cent
5) 100 per cent
Answer:- 5) 100 per cent


14 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which fosters international cooperation amongst central banks, is located in
1) Basel, Switzerland
2) Geneva, Switzerland
3) Hague, Netherlands
4) Paris, France
5) Frankfurt, Germany
Answer:- 1) Basel, Switzerland
Ques. : 2 The Union Govt launched E-Pathshala, Saransh and Shaala Siddhi portals recently. The E-Pathshala portal will host which of the following?
1) Chat facility for students
2) Educational counseling
3) Educational resources
4) Video tutoring facility
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 3) Educational resources
Ques. : 3 Who among the following was appointed as the ombudsman by the BCCI recently? He will look into complaints, if any, with regard to conflict of interest.
1) RM Lodha
2) Kurian Joseph
3) P Sathasivam
4) AltamasKabir
5) AP Shah
Answer:- 5) AP Shah
Ques. : 4 India was re-elected to the UN Commission on International Trade Law for another six years term recently. Which of the following is NOT among 23 members elected to UNICTRAL along with India?
1) Venezuela
2) Pakistan
3) Israel
4) Chile
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 5 The govt appointed IS Jha as Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following state-run entities recently?
1) NTPC
2) Coal India
3) NHPC
4) Power Grid Corporation
5) BRO
Answer:- 4) Power Grid Corporation
Ques. : 6 What is ‘Meghraj’?
1) The UAV brigade of the IAF
2) A special spy aircraft of Indian Navy
3) The cloud system of NIC
4) Mountain Strike Corps of the Indian Army
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 3) The cloud system of NIC
Ques. : 7 Who among the following was appointed as the new executive director representing India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the IMF?
1) Rakesh Mohan
2) SubirGokarn
3) Anand Sinha
4) Urjit Patel
5) KC Chakrabarty
Answer:- 2) SubirGokarn
Ques. : 8 The World Pneumonia Day is observed on
1) 8 Nov
2) 10 Nov
3) 11 Nov
4) 12 Nov
5) 14 Nov
Answer:- 4) 12 Nov
Ques. : 9 Abraham M Keita won the 2015 International Children’s Peace Prize recently. He is from
1) Liberia
2) Burkina Faso
3) Ghana
4) Nigeria
5) Cameroon
Answer:- 1) Liberia
Ques. : 10 The annual Hundred Drums Wangala Festival begun in which of the following states recently?
1) Jharkhand
2) Meghalaya
3) Kerala
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Chhattisgarh
Answer:- 2) Meghalaya








16 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The World Diabetes Day is observed every year on
1) 8 Nov
2) 10 Nov
3) 12 Nov
4) 14 Nov
5) 16 Nov
Answer:- 4) 14 Nov
Ques. : 2 The Odia innovators’ entry was included in the top ten most popular entries in NASA’s Create the Future Design Contest 2015 recently. Their innovation provides a solution for
1) call drop
2) tyre burst
3) mobile phone heating
4) organic pest control
5) solar cells
Answer:- 2) tyre burst
Ques. : 3 The International Energy Agency (IEA) released the World Energy Outlook 2015 recently. This autonomous intergovernmental organization is based in
1) Geneva
2) London
3) Shanghai
4) Toronto
5) Paris
Answer:- 5) Paris
Ques. : 4 The Coast Guard’s vessel named Samarth was commissioned by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar recently. This is Coast Guard’s latest and largest
1) offshore patrol vessel
2) fast attack vessel
3) torpedo launch vessel
4) anti-submarine vessel
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 1) offshore patrol vessel
Ques. : 5 Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the China Open Super Series Premier 2015?
1) Li Xuerui
2) Wang Shixian
3) SainaNehwal
4) Carolina Marin
5) Wang Yihan
Answer:- 1) Li Xuerui
Ques. : 6 The tyre maker Ceat inked a three year bat endorsement deal with who among the following recently?
1) MS Dhoni
2) ViratKohli
3) ShikharDhawan
4) Rohit Sharma
5) RavindraJadeja
Answer:- 4) Rohit Sharma
Ques. : 7 China’s yuan may join the other top global currencies in the IMF’s benchmark foreign exchange basket soon. Which of the following currencies is NOT a part of the SDR basket of the IMF?
1) Euro
2) British pound
3) Japanese yen
4) US dollar
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 8 The G20 Summit was held in Antalya in _________ recently.
1) UK
2) France
3) Turkey
4) Germany
5) Belgium
Answer:- 3) Turkey
Ques. : 9 The Anil Baijal Committee, which had submitted its report in Sep, 2015, is associated with
1) small and payments banks
2) corporate social responsibility
3) co-operative banks
4) disinvestment in PSUs
5) GST
Answer:- 2) corporate social responsibility
Ques. : 10 Over 50 lakh customers of _________ have so far opted for its free life insurance cover, hundred times of the monthly recharge value and up to a maximum of Rs 50,000.
1) Telenor
2) Reliance Communication
3) Tata Docomo
4) Bharti Airtel
5) Idea
Answer:- 1) Telenor









17 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Lakshmi Vilas Bank introduced its co-branded credit card in association with SBI Card recently. This private sector bank is headquartered at
1) Karur
2) Trissur
3) Chennai
4) Hyderabad
5) Bengaluru
Answer:- 1) Karur
Ques. : 2 Saed Jafri, who died, recently, was a veteran
1) communist leader
2) sociologist
3) writer and rationalist
4) actor
5) biologist
Answer:- 4) actor
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is NOT a head of a BRICS member nation at present?
1) Dilma Rousseff
2) Jacob Zuma
3) Xi Jinping
4) Shinzo Abe
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 4) Shinzo Abe
Ques. : 4 Which of the following is NOT a highlight of the PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to UK?
1) Both the countries agreed on $13.7 bn in commercial deals
2) Lightsource Energy announced Rs 20,000-cr investment in India
3) OPG Power Ventures will invest Rs 29,000 cr in India
4) Vodafone will further invest in India totalling Rs 13,000 cr
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 5 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a money laundering case against Virbhadra Singh who is the present Chief Minister of
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand
4) Sikkim
5) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer:- 2) Himachal Pradesh
Ques. : 6 Indian Navy commissioned Mareech system recently. This is an indigenous
1) torpedo defence system
2) anti-aircraft system
3) underwater missile launch platform
4) submarine-launch missile
5) Other than those given as options
Answer:- 1) torpedo defence system
Ques. : 7 President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 35th India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2015, recently, in
1) Mumbai
2) Ghaziabad
3) New Delhi
4) Kolkata
5) Chennai
Answer:- 3) New Delhi
Ques. : 8 The International Day for Tolerance is observed every year on
1) 12 Nov
2) 13 Nov
3) 14 Nov
4) 15 Nov
5) 16 Nov
Answer:- 5) 16 Nov
Ques. : 9 Who won 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Nico Roseburg
2) Fernando Alonso
3) Kimi Raikkonen
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) Lewis Hamilton
Answer:- 1) Nico Roseburg
Ques. : 10 The British PM David Cameron announced _______ as the UK-India Year of Culture recently.
1) 2015
2) 2016
3) 2017
4) 2018
5) 2019
Answer:- 3) 2017



























21 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Which country launched the first satellite, officially named Kosmos 2510 (Tundra 11L), for its newest early warning system, named EKS recently?
1) China 
2) Russia
3) Japan 
4) US
5) France 
Answer:- 2) Russia
Ques. : 2 The 7th Central Pay Commission submitted its report recently. The Commission was headed by
1) Meena Agarwal 
2) Rathin Roy
3) Vivek Rae 
4) AK Mathur
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 4) AK Mathur
Ques. : 3 Which Indian city is all set to host the first International Qawwali Festival to be held from Feb 12-14 next year?
1) Hyderabad 
2) Bengaluru
3) Lucknow 
4) Jaipur
5) Delhi 
Answer:- 5) Delhi
Ques. : 4 Chip-maker Intel’s rural digitisation programme ‘Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur’ started from Nadimpallevilllage in which state recently?
1) Telangana 
2) Bihar
3) Karnataka 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Odisha 
Answer:- 1) Telangana
Ques. : 5 Tianhe-2 supercomputer of which country maintained its position as the world's most powerful system for the sixth consecutive time recently?
1) China 
2) Japan
3) South Korea 
4) Sweden
5) Norway 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 6 During his visit to which of the following countries, PM Narendra Modi addressed Indian-origin people in Wembley Stadium?
1) US 
2) UK
3) Turkey 
4) Malaysia
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 2) UK
Ques. : 7 Sankaran Nair, who died, recently, was the former chief of
1) BSF 
2) CRPF
3) RAW 
4) CBI
5) NIA 
Answer:- 3) RAW
Ques. : 8 __________was conferred with Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Champion honour by the United Nations recently.
1) Rajnath Singh 
2) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
3) KirenRijiju 
4) Nawaz Sharif
5) Sheikh Hasina 
Answer:- 3) KirenRijiju
Ques. : 9 The World Economic Forum (WEF) released the Global Gender Gap Report 2015 recently. What is India’s overall ranking on the index?
1) 64 
2) 81
3) 84 
4) 108
5) 144 
Answer:- 4) 108
Ques. : 10 Which of the following countries has topped the overall rankings of the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Global Gender Gap Report 2015?
1) Denmark 
2) Sweden
3) Norway 
4) Finland
5) Iceland 
Answer:- 5) Iceland
20 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Vijay KeshavGokhale was appointed as the Indian ambassador to which of the following countries recently?
1) China 
2) Germany
3) France 
4) Japan
5) UK 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 2 The Union Cabinet approved signing Tripartite Agreement among India and which of the following two countries on the IBSA Fund for the Alleviation of Poverty and Hunger recently?
1) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka 
2) Barbados and Seychelles
3) Brazil and South Africa 
4) Bhutan and Sri Lanka
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) Brazil and South Africa
Ques. : 3 The Union Cabinet gave its approval for the ratification and submitting of the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) which will be headquartered at
1) Tokyo 
2) Shanghai
3) Beijing 
4) Brasilia
5) Copenhagen 
Answer:- 3) Beijing
Ques. : 4 Who among the following is NOT one of the seven Indian women included in BBC's list of 100 most aspirational women for 2015?
1) KanikaTekriwal 
2) Mumtaz Shaikh
3) SmritiNagpal 
4) RimppiKumari
5) Sushma Swaraj 
Answer:- 5) Sushma Swaraj
Ques. : 5 FIFA, the governing body of football, banned the football chief of which of the following countries for 10 years for corruption recently?
1) Brazil 
2) Argentina
3) France 
4) Nepal
5) Bangladesh 
Answer:- 4) Nepal
Ques. : 6 The Centre, the World Bank and which of the following states have inked a $75 mn (Rs 500 cr) credit deal for the Rural Inclusive Growth Project of the state?
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Karnataka 
4) Kerala
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 2) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 7 Who among the following was named for the prestigious Indira Gandhi Memorial Award 2015 recently?
1) MeghaPhansalkar 
2) KavitaRaut
3) Nawazuddin Siddiqui 
4) Juhi Chawla
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 8 The World Toilet Day (WTD) is observed on
1) 12 Nov 
2) 15 Nov
3) 16 Nov 
4) 19 Nov
5) 20 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 19 Nov
Ques. : 9 Which of the following Union Ministries launched PRASAD and SWADESH DARSHAN schemes recently?
1) Ministry of Tourism 
2) Ministry of Finance
3) Ministry of Culture 
4) Ministry of Civil Aviation
5) Ministry of Agriculture 
Answer:- 1) Ministry of Tourism
Ques. : 10 The govt has approved the creation of NIIF which aims to attract investment from both domestic and international sources to push infrastructure development. The term NIIF stands for
1) National Infrastructure Initiative Fund 
2) National Infrastructure and Indigenization Fund
3) National Infrastructure Improvement Fund 
4) National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 4) National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
19 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who among the following won the men’s singles final of 2015 China Open Super Series Premier Badminton tournament?
1) Zhang Nan 
2) Kim Sa Rang
3) Kim Gi-jung 
4) Lee Chong Wei
5) Srikanth Kidambi 
Answer:- 4) Lee Chong Wei
Ques. : 2 Which country won 2015 Fed Cup (women’s) tennis tournament final recently?
1) Germany 
2) Poland
3) Czech Republic 
4) Russia
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) Czech Republic
Ques. : 3 Which of the following countries announced, recently, to send its massive ‘Charles de Gaulle’ aircraft carrier to support operations against ISIS in Syria?
1) Germany 
2) Japan
3) UK 
4) France
5) Israel 
Answer:- 4) France
Ques. : 4 Mitchell Johnson, who announced retirement from all forms of international cricket, recently, played as a fast bowler for
1) West Indies 
2) South Africa
3) England 
4) New Zealand
5) Australia 
Answer:- 5) Australia
Ques. : 5 SirilVerma is associated with which of the following games? He lost the World Junior Championships final in Lima recently.
1) Badminton 
2) Tennis
3) Squash 
4) Billiards
5) Table tennis 
Answer:- 1) Badminton
Ques. : 6 The Ministry of Urban Development approved AMRUT action plan for 81 cities in five states worth _________ recently.
1) Rs 5,748 cr 
2) Rs 3,249 cr
3) Rs 2,786 cr 
4) Rs 1,656 cr
5) Rs 1456 cr 
Answer:- 1) Rs 5,748 cr
Ques. : 7 President Pranab Mukherjee gave assent to Haryana’s cow slaughter Bill recently. Who is the present Chief Minister of Haryana?
1) Kaptan Singh Solanki 
2) Ram Bilas Sharma
3) Manohar Lal Khattar 
4) Anil Vij
5) Bhupinder Singh Hooda 
Answer:- 3) Manohar Lal Khattar
Ques. : 8 The Global Cancer Summit, a three-day programme focused on understanding and suggesting strategies to tackle cancer, was held recently in
1) Amritsar 
2) Bengaluru
3) Chandigarh 
4) Chennai
5) Hyderabad 
Answer:- 2) Bengaluru
Ques. : 9 Kaziranga National Park, which remains open to visitors from Nov 1 till end of Apr and is known one-horned rhinos, is located in
1) West Bengal 
2) Assam
3) Meghalaya 
4) Odisha
5) Jharkhand 
Answer:- 2) Assam
Ques. : 10 The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2015 was held in ________ recently.
1) Toronto, Canada 
2) Jakarta, Indonesia
3) Hanoi, Vietnam 
4) Beijing, China
5) Manila, Philippines 
Answer:- 5) Manila, Philippines

8 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 ZarinDaruwala was named as new India CEO of which of the following foreign banks recently?
1) Standard Chartered 
2) HSBC
3) Barclays 
4) Citi Bank
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) Standard Chartered
Ques. : 2 Kamala Laxman, who died, recently, was a well-known
1) classical music composer 
2) Bharatanatyam exponent
3) child rights activist 
4) children’s books writer
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) children’s books writer
Ques. : 3 Which of the following states marked its statehood day on 15 Nov and introduced ‘Mobile Governance’?
1) Chhattisgarh 
2) Telangana
3) Goa 
4) Jharkhand
5) Odisha 
Answer:- 4) Jharkhand
Ques. : 4 India's first retail facility at AIIMS to provide drugs for cancer and cardiovascular diseases at highly discounted rates was inaugurated recently. The pharmacy is named
1) SANJIVANI 
2) AMRIT
3) SAMARTH 
4) JEEVAN JYOTI
5) AAROGYA 
Answer:- 2) AMRIT
Ques. : 5 Mitchell Starc bowled the fastest delivery ever measured at a test match clocked at 160.4 kmph recently. He plays for
1) New Zealand 
2) Australia
3) England 
4) South Africa
5) Zimbabwe 
Answer:- 2) Australia
Ques. : 6 The overdraft under Jan Dhan scheme has reached near Rs 120-cr mark. The overdraft facility of Rs 5,000 is given to one of the earning (preferably a woman) account holders in each family after ________ of satisfactory transactions.
1) one month 
2) three months
3) six months 
4) nine months
5) twelve months 
Answer:- 3) six months
Ques. : 7 The Parliament of which country ratified a nuke deal with India recently and India will be the first country to buy Uranium from it despite not being a signatory to the NPT?
1) Japan 
2) US
3) Australia 
4) UK
5) Japan 
Answer:- 3) Australia
Ques. : 8 The committee set up to look into the ways to revive Public Private Partnership (PPP) model is headed by
1) NachiketMor 
2) BimalJalan
3) Vijay Kelkar 
4) Y Venugopal Reddy
5) C Rangarajan 
Answer:- 3) Vijay Kelkar
Ques. : 9 During the recent G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, PM Narendra Modi pledged to quadruple India’s renewable power capacity to 175 gigawatt by
1) 2016 
2) 2018
3) 2020 
4) 2022
5) 2024 
Answer:- 4) 2022
Ques. : 10 India and which country signed the standard operating procedure (SOP) in New Delhi recently to operationalise the Agreement on Coastal Shipping, signed earlier?
1) Myanmar 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Maldives 
4) Japan
5) Bangladesh 
Answer:- 5) Bangladesh



















30 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 As per the new criterion for the RuPay debit card to avail of the in-built insurance cover, cardholders have to use the card within ____ days prior to claim the insurance claim.
1) 100 
2) 90
3) 60 
4) 45
5) 30 
Answer:- 2) 90
Ques. : 2 The Union govt approved Rs 3,120 cr to 102 AMRUT cities recently. In the term AMRUT, letter ‘A’ denotes
1) Atal 
2) Advani
3) Aam 
4) Aadhar
5) Aawas 
Answer:- 1) Atal
Ques. : 3 India successfully test-fired indigenously built nuclear-capable surface-to-surface, single-stage solid propellants-powered Agni-I missile which has a range of
1) 350 km 
2) 700 km
3) 1500 km 
4) 2500 km
5) 3500 km 
Answer:- 2) 700 km
Ques. : 4 The first day-night Test match was held between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide recently. The colour of the ball used in the match was
1) pink 
2) white
3) red 
4) yellow
5) green 
Answer:- 1) pink
Ques. : 5 Patricia Scotland will become the Commonwealth’s first woman Secretary General on 1 Apr 2016. She will take over from India’s
1) VikasSwarup 
2) Kamalesh Sharma
3) Sushma Swaraj 
4) Syed Akbaruddin
5) RK Pachauri 
Answer:- 2) Kamalesh Sharma
Ques. : 6 Which country got its first fighters in the form of FA-50 aircrafts bought from South Korea recently? Its military had decommissioned its last fleet of supersonic combat aircraft in 2005.
1) Thailand 
2) Singapore
3) Philippines 
4) Cambodia


5) Vietnam 
Answer:- 3) Philippines
Ques. : 7 Who won the women’s singles title at the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold 2015 recently?
1) Li Xuerui 
2) Ashwini Ponnappa
3) SainaNehwal 
4) PV Sindhu
5) MinatsuMitani 
Answer:- 4) PV Sindhu
Ques. : 8 For the first time in the history of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), a special prize named the Unesco Fellini Medal was awarded at IFFI 2015 that was held in
1) Pune 
2) New Delhi
3) Hyderabad 
4) Goa
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 4) Goa
Ques. : 9 The RBI granted in-principle approval to NPCI to function as the central unit for BBPS. The term BBPS stands for
1) Bharat Basic Payment Systems 
2) Bharat Broad Payment Systems
3) Bharat Bill Payment Systems 
4) Bharat Bank Payment Systems
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Bharat Bill Payment Systems
Ques. : 10 Who won 2015 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Nico Rosberg 
2) Sebastian Vettel
3) Fernando Alonso 
4) Kimi Raikkonen
5) Lewis Hamilton 
Answer:- 1) Nico Rosberg










23 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who among the following has been elected as the new president of industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for 2016?
1) Jyotsna Suri 
2) HarshavardhanNeotia
3) Irfan Razack 
4) SanjivGoenka
5) Vijay Mallya 
Answer:- 2) HarshavardhanNeotia
Ques. : 2 Which country will chair APEC grouping throughout 2016 and host the 24th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting?
1) Indonesia 
2) Canada
3) Brunei Darussalam 
4) Australia
5) Peru 
Answer:- 5) Peru
Ques. : 3 Who among the following has been invited to be the Chief Guest at Republic Day celebrations in 2016?
1) Malcolm Turnbull 
2) Justin Trudeau
3) Vladimir Putin 
4) Francois Hollande
5) David Cameron 
Answer:- 4) Francois Hollande
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries recently signed a deal to build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant at Dabaa in the north of the country?
1) Russia 
2) China
3) South Korea 
4) US
5) Germany 
Answer:- 1) Russia
Ques. : 5 Which of the following world agencies pledged $120-mn loan to finance India, Bangladesh electricity link under SASEC Programme recently?
1) AIIB 
2) ADB
3) IMF 
4) World Bank
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 2) ADB
Ques. : 6 ZainaErhaim, who has won the Reporter Without Borders Award for her contributions to social journalism and world media, is a UK-based _________ journalist.
1) Libyan 
2) Iraqi
3) Syrian 
4) Yemeni
5) Saudi 
Answer:- 3) Syrian
Ques. : 7 The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to set up a National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research (NARF) at Genome Valley in
1) Bengaluru 
2) Chennai
3) Pune 
4) Hyderabad
5) Shimla 
Answer:- 4) Hyderabad
Ques. : 8 Name the capital city of Mali where the heavily armed extremists killed 19 people in an attack on Radisson Blu hotel on 20 Nov.
1) Bamako 
2) Manama
3) Baku 
4) Yerevan
5) Luanda 
Answer:- 1) Bamako
Ques. : 9 The ASEAN leaders declared the establishment of an EU-style regional economic bloc, ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) after their recent meeting in
1) Singapore 
2) Hanoi
3) Jakarta 
4) Phnom Penh
5) Kuala Lumpur 
Answer:- 5) Kuala Lumpur
Ques. : 10 _________ entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting the most number of saplings (10 lakh saplings in 10 locations) in one day recently.
1) Rajasthan 
2) Gujarat
3) Uttar Pradesh 
4) West Bengal
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 3) Uttar Pradesh



24 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Deborah is associated with which of the following games? She won a silver medal in the game recently?
1) Boxing 
2) Weightlifting
3) Wrestling 
4) Cycling
5) Archery 
Answer:- 4) Cycling
Ques. : 2 ______ became first player to win ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time on 22 Nov recently.
1) Roger Federer 
2) Novak Djokovic
3) Stan Wawrinka 
4) Andy Murray
5) Rafael Nadal 
Answer:- 2) Novak Djokovic
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is the present Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change? He announced formation of Indian Resource Panel (InRP) recently.
1) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
2) Harsh Vardhan
3) DV Sadananda Gowda 
4) M Venkaiah Naidu
5) Prakash Javadekar 
Answer:- 5) Prakash Javadekar
Ques. : 4 Mauricio Macri is all set to become the next President of which of the following countries?
1) Sweden 
2) Norway
3) Argentina 
4) Denmark
5) Peru 
Answer:- 3) Argentina
Ques. : 5 The US President Barack Obama appointed who among the following as the executive director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently?
1) Rajiv Shah 
2) Swati Dandekar
3) Richard Verma 
4) Nisha Desai Biswal
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 2) Swati Dandekar
Ques. : 6 The public sector bank, Canara Bank announced to raise Rs 2,400 cr by issuing tier II bonds recently. The bank is headquartered at
1) Bengaluru 
2) Chennai
3) Mumbai 
4) Kolkata
5) Kochi 
Answer:- 1) Bengaluru
Ques. : 7 Extending its overseas footprint, which of the following private sector banks opened a representative office in Dhaka, Bangladesh recently?
1) Yes Bank 
2) Bandhan Bank
3) Federal Bank 
4) Axis Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank 
Answer:- 4) Axis Bank
Ques. : 8 In a significant development, which country agreed to waive $1-bn penalty on India for breaking a long-term LNG contract recently?
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) Iran
3) Qatar 
4) Russia
5) Nigeria 
Answer:- 3) Qatar
Ques. : 9 Which of the following teams won the 8th Junior Men’s Asia Cup hockey title at the WismaBelia Hockey Stadium in Kuantan, Malaysia recently?
1) Pakistan 
2) India
3) Bangladesh 
4) Malaysia
5) Japan 
Answer:- 2) India
Ques. : 10 A referendum was conducted in which of the following countries recently to select a potential new flag dropping Britain's Union Jack? John Key is the present PM of the country.
1) Canada 
2) Australia
3) Sweden 
4) New Zealand
5) Denmark 
Answer:- 4) New Zealand





25 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The 2nd World Congress for Disaster Management was held recently in
1) Hyderabad 
2) Chennai
3) Mumbai 
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Visakhapatnam 
Answer:- 5) Visakhapatnam
Ques. : 2 The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission will come into effect from
1) 1 Dec 2015 
2) 31 Dec 2015
3) 01 Jan 2016 
4) 01 Apr 2016
5) 01 Jan 2017 
Answer:- 3) 01 Jan 2016
Ques. : 3 The World fisheries Day is observed on
1) 14 Nov 
2) 16 Nov
3) 18 Nov 
4) 21 Nov
5) 25 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 21 Nov
Ques. : 4 The eminent bureaucrat RK Trivedi passed away recently. Which of the following is NOT correct about him?
1) He served as the Chief Election Commissioner. 
2) He was a Padma Vibhushan awardee.
3) He became Central Vigilance Commissioner in 1980.
4) He had served as governor of Gujarat.
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 5 The 68th session of the UN General Assembly had in 2013 declared 2016 as
1) The International Year of Tolerance 
2) The International Year of Pulses
3) The International Year of Refugees 
4) The International Year of Milk
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) The International Year of Pulses
Ques. : 6 The Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the landmark Silchar-Lumding broad gauge rail line in which state recently?
1) Arunachal Pradesh 
2) Manipur
3) Sikkim 
4) Mizoram
5) Assam 
Answer:- 5) Assam
Ques. : 7 __________ won the IBSF World Snooker Championship defeating the Chinese opponent ZhuaXintong in the final at Hurghada (Egypt) recently.
1) Judd Trump 
2) Mike Russell
3) Pankaj Advani 
4) Aditya Mehta
5) Ding Junhui 
Answer:- 3) Pankaj Advani
Ques. : 8 Name the popular Marathi actor who was recently selected for the Master DinanathMangeshkar Award for his work?
1) Prashant Damle 
2) Sanjay Narvekar
3) Deepak Shirke 
4) SonaliKhare
5) Mohan Joshi 
Answer:- 1) Prashant Damle
Ques. : 9 The Nippon Life Insurance announced to hike its stake in the joint venture with which of the following to 49% recently?
1) Reliance Life Insurance 
2) Shriram Life Insurance
3) SBI Life Insurance 
4) Max Life Insurance
5) Exide Life Insurance 
Answer:- 1) Reliance Life Insurance
Ques. : 10 The headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is located in
1) Paris 
2) New York
3) Rome 
4) Geneva
5) Ottawa 
Answer:- 3) Rome




26 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed on
1) 14 Nov 
2) 16 Nov
3) 18 Nov 
4) 21 Nov
5) 25 Nov
Answer:- 5) 25 Nov
Ques. : 2 __________ announced to buy spectrum in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh (West) from Videocon Telecommunications for Rs 3,310 cr recently.
1) Vodafone 
2) Bharti Airtel
3) Idea Cellular 
4) Reliance Communications
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) Idea Cellular
Ques. : 3 The Indian Navy successfully test fires Dhanush ballistic missile from warship Subhadra recently. Which of the following is NOT correct about Dhanush?
1) It is a nuclear-capable surface-to surface missile. 
2) It is the naval version of the ‘Prithvi’ short-range missile.
3) It has a range up to 350 km and can carry up to 500 kg. 
4) It is developed by DRDO.
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 4 Which state govt launched GopinathMunde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme recently?
1) Gujarat 
2) Maharashtra
3) Rajasthan 
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Uttar Pradesh 
Answer:- 2) Maharashtra
Ques. : 5 Anju Bobby George was appointed as the chairperson of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) recently. She is the former _________ world champion.
1) long jump 
2) pole vault
3) archery 
4) boxing
5) weightlifting 
Answer:- 1) long jump
Ques. : 6 Which of the following is a scheme launched by the govt for the welfare of disabled persons?
1) DISHA 
2) VIKAAS
3) SAMARTH 
4) GHARAUNDA
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 7 The noted writer, columnist and journalist Mahip Singh passed away recently. His works include
1) SubahkePhool 
2) Ye BhiNhi
3) AbhiShesh Hai 
4) BichkiDhoop
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 8 The US military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been named
1) Operation Desert Fox 
2) Operation Inherent Resolve
3) Operation Geronimo 
4) Operation Enduring Freedom
5) Operation Resolute Support 
Answer:- 2) Operation Inherent Resolve
Ques. : 9 The govt reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana (PMGSY) recently from 2022 to
1) 2016 
2) 2017
3) 2018 
4) 2019
5) 2020 
Answer:- 4) 2019
Ques. : 10 JAXA is the name of the space agency of which of the following countries? It launched it first commercial satellite onboard its H-IIA rocket recently.
1) European Union 
2) Israel
3) Jordan 
4) China
5) Japan 
Answer:- 5) Japan


27 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The National Milk Day is observed on 26 Nov every year on the birth anniversary of
1) SardarVallabhbhai Patel 
2) VegheseKurien
3) MS Swaminathan 
4) Norman Borlaug
5) Amrita Patel 
Answer:- 2) VegheseKurien
Ques. : 2 The first Constitution Day was observed recently on
1) 20 Nov 
2) 21 Nov
3) 25 Nov 
4) 26 Nov
5) 27 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 26 Nov
Ques. : 3 India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile recently. The missile has a strike range of
1) 150 km 
2) 350 km
3) 650 km 
4) 2000 km
5) 3500 km 
Answer:- 2) 350 km
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was appointed as the President of The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) recently?
1) Rana Kapoor 
2) Sunil Kanoria
3) Ashish Chauhan 
4) Aditya Puri
5) Naina Lal Kidwai 
Answer:- 2) Sunil Kanoria
Ques. : 5 Which of the following state govts recently announced ban on sale of alcohol in the state from Apr 1, 2016?
1) Kerala 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Bihar 
4) Maharashtra
5) Nagaland 
Answer:- 3) Bihar
Ques. : 6 The AIBA is international governing body for which of the following sports?
1) Badminton 
2) Boxing
3) Archery 
4) Athletics
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 2) Boxing
Ques. : 7 KhekihoZhimomi, who passed away recently, was the sitting Rajya Sabha MP from
1) Manipur 
2) Nagaland
3) Mizoram 
4) Assam
5) Tripura 
Answer:- 2) Nagaland
Ques. : 8 Lisbon is the capital city of which of the following European countries?
1) Greece 
2) Turkey
3) Spain 
4) Portugal
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 4) Portugal
Ques. : 9 Lee Hsien Loong is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries? India and the country signed 10 agreements recently.
1) Thailand 
2) Philippines
3) Malaysia 
4) Singapore
5) Cambodia 
Answer:- 4) Singapore
Ques. : 10 Who among the following is the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment in the present Cabinet?
1) Narendra Singh Tomar 
2) Kalraj Mishra
3) AnantGeete 
4) Radha Mohan Singh
5) Thaawar Chand Gehlot 
Answer:- 5) Thaawar Chand Gehlot




28 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Antonio Costa, who has his paternal roots to Goa, became the Prime Minister of which of the following countries recently?
1) Greece 
2) Turkey
3) Portugal 
4) Cambodia
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 3) Portugal
Ques. : 2 The Indian Navy commissioned the indigenous warship Kadmatt recently which is a(n)
1) Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette 
2) Guided Missile Destroyer
3) Torpedo launch and recovery vessel 
4) Fast Attack Warship
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette
Ques. : 3 Which of the following is a term deposit account that can be maintained by NRIs and PIOs in foreign currency in India?
1) NRE 
2) NRO
3) FCNR 
4) All the above
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) FCNR
Ques. : 4 AishathBisam was appointed as the first woman Prosecutor General in which of the following countries recently?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Pakistan
3) Afghanistan 
4) Maldives
5) Iran 
Answer:- 4) Maldives
Ques. : 5 The remote sensing satellite Yaogan-29 was launched onboard a Long March-4C rocket by which of the following countries recently?
1) South Korea 
2) Japan
3) Philippines 
4) China
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 4) China
Ques. : 6 The first ever day-night Test was held at the Adelaide Oval in Australia recently between which of the following teams?
1) Australia and New Zealand 
2) Australia and West Indies
3) Australia and South Africa 
4) England and South Africa
5) England and New Zealand 
Answer:- 1) Australia and New Zealand
Ques. : 7 The South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise (SAADMEx) 2015 was held recently in
1) Bangladesh 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Nepal 
4) Afghanistan
5) India 
Answer:- 5) India
Ques. : 8 The World Robot Olympiad, 2015 was held in Doha, Qatar recently. The 2016 session of the Olympiad will be held in
1) New Delhi 
2) Beijing
3) Tokyo 
4) Seoul
5) Manila 
Answer:- 1) New Delhi
Ques. : 9 The Barak-8 missile was successfully test fired by which of the following countries recently? The country has jointly developed the missile with India.
1) Russia 
2) France
3) Israel 
4) US
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 3) Israel
Ques. : 10 Which of the following foreign banks operating in India announced recently to shut its private banking business in the country?
1) Citi Bank 
2) HSBC
3) ABN Amro Bank 
4) Deutsche Bank
5) Calyon Bank 
Answer:- 2) HSBC


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