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GENERAL AWARENESS -- 1ST FEBRUARY TO 7TH FEBRUARY 2016 OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS



1 FEBRUARY 2016
Ques. : 1 ___________ took over 75% of the outstanding loan liabilities of its power distribution companies amounting to Rs 39,900 cr under UDAY scheme recently.
1) Rajasthan 
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Gujarat
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 2) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 2 Marshall Islands plan to sue India, Pakistan and Britain over nuclear weapons in the International Court of Justice which is located in
1) Hague 
2) Amsterdam
3) Geneva 
4) London
5) Rome 
Answer:- 1) Hague
Ques. : 3 Who won the women’s singles title at the Australian Open 2016?
1) Serena Williams 
2) Angelique Kerber
3) Sabine Lisicki 
4) Garbine Muguruza
5) Petra Kvitova 
Answer:- 2) Angelique Kerber
Ques. : 4 The Cabinet of Somalia recently agreed on an election model outlined by a declaration in 2015. The capital of Somalia is
1) Santiago 
2) Bujumbura
3) Bridgetown 
4) Mogadishu
5) Baku 
Answer:- 4) Mogadishu
Ques. : 5 KV Krishna Rao, who passed away recently, was the former
1) Army Chief 
2) Air Force Chief
3) Navy Chief 
4) BSF Director General
5) CRPF Director General 
Answer:- 1) Army Chief
Ques. : 6 Which bank has won the ‘Best Social Bank’ award, ‘Best rural bank’ award and ‘Best bank for participation in govt schemes’ award for mid-sized bank at the awards instituted by the ASSOCHAM?
1) Syndicate Bank 
2) Punjab National Bank
3) State Bank of India 
4) Central Bank of India
5) Corporation Bank 
Answer:- 5) Corporation Bank
Ques. : 7 Who won the men’s singles title at the Australian Open 2016?
1) Andy Murray 
2) Stan Wawrinka
3) Novak Djokovic 
4) Rafael Nadal
5) Roger Federer 
Answer:- 3) Novak Djokovic
Ques. : 8 Who among the following has been appointed as the new secretary of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)?
1) Avinash K Srivastava 
2) Siraj Hussain
3) Shobhana K Pattanayak 
4) Anup K Pujari
5) KK Jalan 
Answer:- 5) KK Jalan
Ques. : 9 A new mobile app ‘Mitra,’ developed to help women, children, and the elderly in distress, was recently launched by the Puducherry CM
1) AK Singh 
2) V Vaithilingam
3) N Rangasamy 
4) VS Sivakumar
5) Abdu Rabb
Answer:- 3) N Rangasamy
Ques. : 10 Nayani Krishnakumari, who passed away recently, was a noted _________ litterateur.
1) Tamil 
2) Malayalam
3) Bengali 
4) Telugu
5) Kannada 
Answer:- 4) Telugu



2 FEBRUARY 2016
Ques. : 1 Which of the following pairs won the men’s doubles title at the Australian Open 2016?
1) Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 
2) Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek
3) Pablo Cuevas and Marcel Granollers 
4) Adrian Mannarino and Lucas Pouille
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares
Ques. : 2 The lenders invoked SDR scheme introduced by the RBI for the first time in case of Electrosteel Steels recently. What is the full form of the term SDR in this regard?
1) Specific Drawing Rights 
2) Strategic Drawing Rights
3) Strategic Debt Restructuring 
4) Specific Default Restructuring
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Strategic Debt Restructuring
Ques. : 3 ____________ has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) for a period of three years.
1) Avinash K Srivastava 
2) Siraj Hussain
3) Kamlesh Kumar Pandey 
4) Shobhana K Pattanayak
5) Anup K Pujari 
Answer:- 3) Kamlesh Kumar Pandey
Ques. : 4 __________ won the award for the most innovative use of internet technology by central govt public sector units recently at the 18th National e-Governance Awards.
1) IRCTC’s New Next Generation e-Ticketing System 
2) Oil Ministry’s ‘Give It Up’ Campaign
3) 4G service by BSNL 
4) GPS aided geo augmented navigation (GAGAN) system of ISRO
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) IRCTC’s New Next Generation e-Ticketing System
Ques. : 5 The rural job guarantee scheme MGNREGA completed 10 years on 2 Feb. It was launched in Feb 2006 from Bandlapalli village of Anantpur district in
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) Odisha
3) Tamil Nadu 
4) Karnataka
5) Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 1) Andhra Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 6 Vice President Hamid Ansari embarked on 5-day visit to Brunei and Thailand recently. The capital city of Brunei is
1) Freetown 
2) Montevideo
3) Caracas 
4) Bandar Seri Begawan
5) Lusaka 
Answer:- 4) Bandar Seri Begawan
Ques. : 7 Which of the following cities is known as ‘The City of Destiny’?
1) Chennai 
2) Nagpur
3) Ajmer 
4) Vishakhapatnam
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 4) Vishakhapatnam
Ques. : 8 Which of the following is India’s fastest-growing state with a growth rate of 9.7% in 2013-14?
1) Arunachal Pradesh 
2) Tripura
3) Gujarat 
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Meghalaya 
Answer:- 5) Meghalaya
Ques. : 9 The govt banned duty-free import of capital goods for power generation and transmission projects under the EPCG Scheme recently. What are capital goods?
1) Goods used in producing other goods 
2) Goods produced by using other goods
3) Goods meant for export only 
4) High value Imported goods
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Goods used in producing other goods
Ques. : 10 India signed two bilateral advance pricing agreements (APAs) recently with which country in its efforts to provide certainty and stability in tax policies to foreign investors?
1) UK 
2) China
3) South Korea 
4) Mauritius
5) Germany 
Answer:- 1) UK


3 FEBRUARY 2016
Ques. : 1 Which of the following auto makers in India launched a bike named ‘V’ which is build from the scrap of India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant?
1) TVS 
2) Hero
3) Bajaj 
4) Royal Enfield
5) Honda 
Answer:- 3) Bajaj
Ques. : 2 Who won the 83rd Senior National Snooker Championship in Indore, Madhya Pradesh?
1) Manan Chandra 
2) Aditya Mehta
3) Sourav Kothari 
4) Dhruv Sitwala
5) Siddharth Parikh
Answer:- 2) Aditya Mehta
Ques. : 3 Name the shuttler who won the 2016 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships title.
1) Huang Yuxiang 
2) Tommy Sugiarto
3) Kidambi Srikanth 
4) Parupalli Kashyap
5) Mohammad Ahsan 
Answer:- 3) Kidambi Srikanth
Ques. : 4 Who among the following is India’s new ambassador to Mexico?
1) Gautam Mukhopadhaya 
2) Harsh Vardhan Shringla
3) Atul Keshap 
4) Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi
5) Vijay Gokhale 
Answer:- 4) Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi
Ques. : 5 The 30th Surajkund International Crafts Mela begun recently. Which of the following is the theme state this year?
1) Telangana 
2) Gujarat
3) Sikkim 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Chhattisgarh 
Answer:- 1) Telangana
Ques. : 6 The Govt has appointed P Harish as India’s next Ambassador to
1) Maldives 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Bangladesh 
4) Vietnam
5) Thailand 
Answer:- 4) Vietnam
Ques. : 7 The Union govt’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has given its final approval to set up India’s first Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam near Palakkad in
1) Karnataka 
2) Goa
3) Tamil Nadu 
4) Kerala
5) Andhra Pradesh 
Answer:- 4) Kerala
Ques. : 8 The Union Govt has appointed Jai Kumar Garg as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of
1) Corporation Bank 
2) Bank of India
3) Bank of Baroda 
4) Syndicate Bank
5) Indian Bank 
Answer:- 1) Corporation Bank
Ques. : 9 Archana Ramasundram has become the first woman Director General of
1) Border Security Force (BSF) 
2) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
3) Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 
4) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Ques. : 10 Which of the following companies overtook Apple to become the highest valued company in the world recently?
1) Alphabet 
2) Exxon Mobil
3) Berkshire Hathaway 
4) Microsoft
5) Petro China 
Answer:- 1) Alphabet


4 FEBRUARY 2016
Ques. : 1 Name the shuttler who won women’s singles title of the 2016 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships recently.
1) Selena Piek 
2) Shin Seung Chan
3) Jung Kyung Eun 
4) Sayaka Sato
5) Sung Ji Hyun 
Answer:- 5) Sung Ji Hyun
Ques. : 2 The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the ______ virus a global health emergency recently.
1) Ebola 
2) Dengue
3) Tuberculosis 
4) Swine Flu
5) Zika 
Answer:- 5) Zika
Ques. : 3 Which of the following countries topped the global confidence index for the fourth quarter of 2015 in a row as per research agency Nielsen?
1) US 
2) India
3) Thailand 
4) Indonesia
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 2) India
Ques. : 4 The Congress veteran Balram Jakhar died recently. He was the former
1) Governor of Madhya Pradesh 
2) Union Agriculture Minister
3) Lok Sabha speaker 
4) All the above
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) All the above
Ques. : 5 SS Tarapore passed away in Mumbai recently. He was an economist and the former
1) governor of RBI 
2) deputy governor of the RBI
3) CMD of State Bank of India 
4) chairman of NABARD
5) CMD of SIDBI 
Answer:- 2) deputy governor of the RBI
Ques. : 6 ______ has won the 61st National School Athletics championship held in Kozhikode, Kerala.
1) Maharashtra 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Kerala 
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Kerala
Ques. : 7 The Supreme Court has appointed a committee to sell assets of Pearls Agrotech Corporation Ltd (PACL) and refund Rs 49,000 cr to the investors under the chairmanship of
1) Mukul Mudgal 
2) Dipak Misra
3) RM Lodha 
4) Jagdish Singh Khehar
5) Anil R Dave 
Answer:- 3) RM Lodha
Ques. : 8 Haryana and Ontario signed an MoU recently aimed at enhancing commercial and cultural ties. Ontario is a province of
1) US 
2) France
3) Germany 
4) Canada
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) Canada
Ques. : 9 Name the Indian multinational IT firm rated as the world’s most powerful brand in Information Technology Services in the Brand Finance’s 2016 annual report.
1) Tata Consultancy Services 
2) Infosys
3) Wipro 
4) Tech Mahindra
5) HCL 
Answer:- 1) Tata Consultancy Services
Ques. : 10 Which of the following Indian films recently bagged the Best First Foreign Film Award conferred by the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 2016 (FSCC)?
1) PK 
2) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
3) Tanu Weds Manu Returns 
4) Titli
5) Piku 
Answer:- 4) Titli


5 FEBRUARY 2016
Ques. : 1 The Counter-Terrorism Conference 2016 was held recently in
1) Jaipur 
2) Mumbai
3) Amritsar 
4) Chennai
5) Hyderabad 
Answer:- 1) Jaipur
Ques. : 2 _________ has been appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).
1) Jai Shanker Menon 
2) Bikram Singh
3) VK Singh 
4) Deepak Kapoor
5) Purna Chandra Thapa 
Answer:- 1) Jai Shanker Menon
Ques. : 3 The venue of the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 of the Indian Navy is
1) Tuticorin 
2) Coimbatore
3) Kochi 
4) Karwar
5) Visakhapatnam 
Answer:- 5) Visakhapatnam
Ques. : 4 The World Cancer Day 2016, with the theme ‘We can,’ was observed on
1) 1 Dec 
2) 2 Jan
3) 28 Jan 
4) 4 Feb
5) 5 Feb 
Answer:- 4) 4 Feb
Ques. : 5 Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women’s
1) tennis 
2) badminton
3) squash 
4) table tennis
5) billiards 
Answer:- 1) tennis
Ques. : 6 The 12 Pacific Rim countries recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in Auckland, New Zealand. Which of the following is NOT a member country of TPP as of now?
1) China 
2) Canada
3) Japan 
4) Vietnam
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 7 Pandit Ram Narayan has been chosen for the prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi classical music award for 2015-2016. He is a _________ maestro.
1) Flute 
2) Santoor
3) Sarangi 
4) Violin
5) Sarod 
Answer:- 3) Sarangi
Ques. : 8 India has confirmed its participate in Cobra Gold 2016, a multilateral amphibious exercise, which will take place in
1) Philippines 
2) Brunei
3) Thailand 
4) Cambodia
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 3) Thailand
Ques. : 9 Name the Indian who has been appointed vice-president and chief investment officer of the newly-created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
1) Chanda Kochhar 
2) Arundhati Bhattacharya
3) Aditya Puri 
4) DJ Pandian
5) Duvvuri Subbarao 
Answer:- 4) DJ Pandian
Ques. : 10 The govt has appointed who among the following as the new Secretary of the Drinking Water and Sanitation Department?
1) Parameshwaran Iyer 
2) Ravi Kanbur
3) Kaushik Basu 
4) Jagdish Bhagwati
5) Syed Akbaruddin 
Answer:- 1) Parameshwaran Iyer

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