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PAPER - IV-- GENERAL AWARENESS JANUARY 2016 KUNDAN SIR

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1. 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 
2. 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 
3. 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 
4. 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 
5. The SAARC Day is observed every year on
1) 8 Dec   2) 16 Dec  3) 20 Dec   4) 24 Dec  5) 24 Dec 
6. 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 
7. 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 
8. 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 
9. 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 
10. 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 
11. 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 
12. 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 
13. 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 
14. What is the currency of Peru?
1) Forint   2) Nuevo Sol  3) Kuna   4) Lev  5) Real 
15. 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 
16. India gifted four Mi 25 attack helicopters to which of the following countries recently?
1) Maldives   2) Nepal...
17. 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
18. ___________ 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
19. 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 
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. 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 
28. 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 
29. 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 
30. 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 
31. 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 
32. 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 
33. 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 
34. 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 
35. 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 
36. 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 
37. 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 
38. 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 
39. 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 
40. 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 
41. 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 
42. 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 
43. 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 
44. 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 
45. 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 
46. 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 
47. 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 
48. 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 
49. 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 
50. 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 


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