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OBJECTIVE GENERAL AWARENESS -- APRIL 21 TO 28 2017


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21 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Putting an end to the VIP culture, the central govt has decided to remove beacons atop all vehicles, including that of PM Narendra Modi, from
1) May 01, 2017 
2) Apr 30, 2017
3) May 31, 2017
4) Jun 01, 2017
5) Jan 01, 2018 
Answer:- 1) May 01, 2017
Ques. : 2 The Union Cabinet has sanctioned what amount over the next two years to enable the Election Commission of India (ECI) to procure voting machines that use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units for use in the 2019 general elections?
1) Rs 1,200 cr 
2) Rs 2,300 cr
3) Rs 2,800 cr 
4) Rs 3,200 cr
5) Rs 3,800 cr 
Answer:- 4) Rs 3,200 cr
Ques. : 3 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained India’s growth forecast at 7.2% for FY18. Who among the following is the present Managing Director of IMF?
1) Anne Osborn Krueger 
2) Paul Romer
3) Christine Lagarde 
4) Jim Yong Kim
5) Roberto Azevedo 
Answer:- 3) Christine Lagarde
Ques. : 4 The Union Cabinet has approved signing of double taxation avoidance protocol with Portugal. The capital city of Portugal is
1) Lisbon 
2) Madrid
3) Warsaw 
4) Istanbul
5) Helsinki 
Answer:- 1) Lisbon
Ques. : 5 Barasingha, or swamp deer, is the state animal of which of the following states?
1) Madhya Pradesh 
2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat
4) West Bengal
5) Maharashtra Answer:- 1) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 6 Which state govt has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24 per cent of electricity generated from the Rewa ultra mega solar project?
1) Haryana 
2) Rajasthan
3) Punjab 
4) Uttarakhand
5) Madhya Pradesh Answer:- 5) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 7 The IMF has projected a marginally higher than expected growth for the world economy in 2017 at
1) 2.5 per cent 
2) 3.1 per cent
3) 3.5 per cent 
4) 4.2 per cent
5) 4.3 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 3.5 per cent
Ques. : 8 The RBI has permitted banks to invest up to what per cent of the unit capital of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) or Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)?
1) 15% 
2) 10%
3) 20% 
4) 12.5%
5) 25% 
Answer:- 2) 10%
Ques. : 9 The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English 2016. The translation was done by
1) Ashwin Sanghi 
2) Amish Tripathi
3) Chetan Bhagat 
4) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
5) Anand Neelakantan 
Answer:- 4) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
Ques. : 10 The Third Gender Day is observed on
1) 01 Apr 
2) 25 Apr
3) 30 Apr 
4) 21 Apr
5) 15 Apr 
Answer:- 5) 15 Apr


22 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Antonio Guterres is the present head of which of the following international organisations?
1) WTO 
2) IMF
3) World Bank 
4) United Nations
5) Transparency International 
Answer:- 4) United Nations
Ques. : 2 The Earth Day is observed across the world on
1) 02 Apr 
2) 12 Apr
3) 16 Apr 
4) 20 Apr
5) 22 Apr 
Answer:- 5) 22 Apr
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is the present chairman of the present 21st Law Commission?
1) Balbir Singh Chauhan 
2) DK Jain
3) RM Lodha 
4) TS Thakur
5) G Rohini 
Answer:- 1) Balbir Singh Chauhan
Ques. : 4 The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced which of the following games as full sports at the 2022 Asian Games?
1) Kho Kho 
2) Kabaddi
3) Cricket 
4) Video Gaming
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Video Gaming
Ques. : 5 Mongolia launched its first satellite named Mongol Sat-I recently. The capital city of Mongolia is
1) Ashgabat 
2) Astana
3) Tbilisi 
4) Ulaanbaatar
5) Istanbul 
Answer:- 4) Ulaanbaatar
Ques. : 6 The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has awarded its Peace Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini, the mayor of the island of Lampedusa situated in
1) Spain 
2) France
3) UK 
4) Italy
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 4) Italy
Ques. : 7 The 14th Edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak 2017 will be hosted from 12-14 May 2017 by
1) Sri Lanka 
2) Bangladesh
3) Maldives 
4) Nepal
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 1) Sri Lanka
Ques. : 8 Only two Indians have made it to the annual list of ‘100 most influential people in the world’ 2017, released by the Time magazine. One is PM Narendra Modi and the other is
1) Ratan Tata 
2) Azim Premji
3) Vijay Shekhar Sharma 
4) Mukesh Ambani
5) NR Narayana Murthy 
Answer:- 3) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Ques. : 9 The 3rd edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Steel Industry 'India Steel 2017' was held recently in
1) New Delhi 
2) Jamshedpur
3) Bokaro 
4) Ranchi
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 5) Mumbai
Ques. : 10 The Civil Services Day is celebrated in India every year on
1) 31 Mar 
2) 12 Apr
3) 21 Apr 
4) 11 May
5) 21 Jun 
Answer:- 3) 21 Apr



24 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Nora Chopra, who passed away recently, was a veteran
1) bureaucrat 
2) singer
3) musician 
4) journalist
5) classical dancer 
Answer:- 4) journalist
Ques. : 2 _________ has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
1) GNFC 
2) Aamby Valley City
3) Megapolis 
4) Mahindra World City
5) Ozone Urbana Avenue 
Answer:- 1) GNFC
Ques. : 3 Indian engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) recently signed a contract to manufacture the K9 Vajra-T tracked self propelled artillery guns with Hanwa Techwin of
1) UK 
2) France
3) Israel 
4) Norway
5) South Korea 
Answer:- 5) South Korea
Ques. : 4 The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a first-of-its-kind state-level mock exercise recently on forest fire in the state of
1) Himachal Pradesh 
2) Odisha
3) Uttarakhand 
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 3) Uttarakhand
Ques. : 5 Au Financiers India recently converted itself into a small finance bank. The Small Finance Banks should have a minimum capital of
1) Rs 50 cr 
2) Rs 100 cr
3) Rs 200 cr 
4) Rs 300 cr
5) Rs 500 cr 
Answer:- 2) Rs 100 cr
Ques. : 6 The RBI has announced signing of an MoU with the Bank of Guyana on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information.” The currency of Guyana is
1) Dollar 
2) Pound
3) Euro 
4) Peso
5) Rufiyaa 
Answer:- 1) Dollar
Ques. : 7 Which country recently launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 to have a permanently manned space station in the next few years?
1) South Korea 
2) Japan
3) China
4) Ukraine
5) Mongolia 
Answer:- 3) China
Ques. : 8 _________ has become the first re-insurer to open an office at India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City in Gujarat.
1) Hannover Re 
2) Swiss Re
3) Munich Re 
4) GIC Re
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) GIC Re
Ques. : 9 Nicos Anastasiades is the present President of which of the following countries?
1) Netherlands 
2) Cyprus
3) Finland 
4) Sweden
5) Mongolia 
Answer:- 2) Cyprus
Ques. : 10 Daniel Wanjiru, who won the London Marathon, recently, hails from
1) Jamaica 
2) Jordan
3) Uganda 
4) Somalia
5) Kenya 
Answer:- 5) Kenya




25 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Pradeep Kumar Sinha, who was given a one-year extension, recently, is the present_________ in the central govt.
1) Cabinet Secretary 
2) Finance Secretary
3) Revenue Secretary 
4) Home Secretary
5) Defence Secretary 
Answer:- 1) Cabinet Secretary
Ques. : 2 The central govt has announced to set up a Central university for Divyangs in which state?
1) Gujarat 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Uttar Pradesh 
4) Rajasthan
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 3) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 3 Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari visited Armenia recently. The capital city of Armenia is
1) Baku 
2) Tbilisi
3) Amman 
4) Ashgabat
5) Yerevan 
Answer:- 5) Yerevan
Ques. : 4 Manpreet Kaur clinched a gold medal in the Asian Grand Prix in Jinhua, China recently. She is a
1) shuttler 
2) shot putter
3) discus thrower 
4) pole vault player
5) pugilist 
Answer:- 2) shot putter
Ques. : 5 Which of the following games has been removed from the programme list of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang?
1) Surfing 
2) Sambo
3) Skateboarding 
4) Cricket
5) All of these 
Answer:- 5) All of these
Ques. : 6 The names of SSP Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok are associated with which of the following games?
1) Golf 
2) Snooker
3) Chess 
4) Polo
5) Squash 
Answer:- 1) Golf
Ques. : 7 Which of the following Bollywood films won the best film honor at the Hong Kong International Film Festival recently?
1) Dangal 
2) Airlift
3) Neerja 
4) Rustom
5) Newton 
Answer:- 5) Newton
Ques. : 8 Iran has signed the first agreement on the reconfiguration of its Arak reactor with which of the following countries?
1) Russia 
2) Japan
3) China 
4) France
5) Germany 
Answer:- 3) China
Ques. : 9 The World Book and Copyright Day is observed every year on
1) 02 Apr 
2) 12 Apr
3) 18 Apr 
4) 23 Apr
5) 30 Apr 
Answer:- 4) 23 Apr
Ques. : 10 The National Panchayati Raj Diwas is observed every year on
1) 12 Apr 
2) 24 Apr
3) 30 Apr 
4) 15 Apr
5) 25 Apr 
Answer:- 2) 24 Apr
26 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following is the first state to adopt the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017?
1) Telangana 
2) Bihar
3) Odisha 
4) Maharashtra
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 1) Telangana
Ques. : 2 The subscribers of the Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will be able to withdraw up to what per cent of their accumulations in their PF account for purchase of homes?
1) 20 per cent 
2) 25 per cent
3) 50 per cent 
4) 75 per cent
5) 90 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 90 per cent
Ques. : 3 The World Malaria Day is observed globally on
1) 05 Apr 
2) 15 Apr
3) 20 Apr 
4) 25 Apr
5) 30 Apr 
Answer:- 4) 25 Apr
Ques. : 4 ________ has replaced Japan as world's number two importer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
1) China 
2) India
3) Malaysia 
4) Indonesia
5) Mexico 
Answer:- 2) India
Ques. : 5 India's military expenditure in 2016 makes it the world's ________ largest spender at $55.9 bn as per the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
1) second 
2) third
3) fifth 
4) seventh
5) eighth 
Answer:- 3) fifth
Ques. : 6 The Indian Navy held the joint maritime exercise named 'Varuna' with the Navy of which country at the Mediterranean Sea recently?
1) France 
2) Japan
3) Sweden 
4) Russia
5) Australia 
Answer:- 1) France
Ques. : 7 Who among the following has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the film industry?
1) Kamal Haasan 
2) SS Rajamouli
3) Kasinathuni Viswanath 
4) Mani Ratnam
5) Rajinikanth 
Answer:- 3) Kasinathuni Viswanath
Ques. : 8 The environmental activist Prafulla Samantara has been selected for Goldman Environmental Prize 2017 (also called as Green Nobel) from Asia region. He had led a historic legal battle that protected the Niyamgiri Hills in the state of
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) Jharkhand
3) Chhattisgarh 
4) West Bengal
5) Odisha
Answer:- 5) Odisha
Ques. : 9 Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari visited Poland recently. The capital city of Poland is
1) Baku 
2) Warsaw
3) Amman 
4) Ashgabat
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Warsaw
Ques. : 10 Ranil Wickremesinghe, who visited New Delhi, recently, is the present Prime Minister of
1) Bhutan 
2) Cambodia
3) Mauritius 
4) Sri Lanka
5) Trinidad and Tobago 
Answer:- 4) Sri Lanka



27 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 The world’s first robot table tennis tutor FORPHEUS of which country has officially been given the Guinness title for its unique technological intelligence and educational capabilities?
1) Germany 
2) Japan
3) France
4) Sweden
5) US 
Answer:- 2) Japan
Ques. : 2 Mahamadou Issoufou is the present President of which country? He recently requested France to send a contingent of counter-terror forces to his country for assistance
1) Kenya 
2) Libya
3) Niger 
4) Eretria
5) Estonia 
Answer:- 3) Niger
Ques. : 3 ______ recently revealed that it is being investigated by tax and law enforcement agencies of India, the US, France and Belgium, for alleged tax evasion other issues.
1) HSBC 
2) Standard Chartered
3) CITI Bank 
4) Deutsche Bank
5) American Express 
Answer:- 1) HSBC
Ques. : 4 The Odisha Govt has withdrawn tax incentives given to the Rs 34,555-cr Paradip refinery. The refinery belongs to
1) Reliance Industries 
2) Indian Oil
3) Essar Oil 
4) ONGC
5) BPCL 
Answer:- 2) Indian Oil
Ques. : 5 Which of the following mobile phone makers recently unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out?
1) Samsung 
2) Nokia
3) Microsoft 
4) Xiaomi
5) Motorola 
Answer:- 2) Nokia
Ques. : 6 Which of the following carmakers has stopped selling one of its popular hatchbacks Ritz in both domestic and international markets?
1) Maruti Suzuki 
2) Hyundai
3) Tata 
4) Renault
5) General Motors 
Answer:- 1) Maruti Suzuki
Ques. : 7 Which Indian city, with 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires, is the richest Indian city (with a total wealth of $820 bn) according to New World Wealth?
1) Gurugram 
2) Hyderabad
3) Bengaluru 
4) Delhi
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 5) Mumbai
Ques. : 8 Mahershala Ali won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) Oscar for which of the following films at the 89th Academy Awards?
1) OJ: Made In America 
2) Suicide Squad
3) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them 
4) Moonlight
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Moonlight
Ques. : 9 The World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on
1) 21 Jan 
2) 27 Feb
3) 24 Mar 
4) 20 Apr
5) 22 May 
Answer:- 3) 24 Mar
Ques. : 10 . _______ has been awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Ernest Young (EY).
1) Ratan Tata 
2) Sunil Bharti Mittal
3) Pawan Munjal 
4) Nandan Nilekani
5) NR Narayana Murthy 
Answer:- 4) Nandan Nilekani




28 APRIL 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following films won the Best Picture Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards?
1) Moonlight 
2) Manchester by the Sea
3) La La Land 
4) Fences
5) The Salesman 
Answer:- 1) Moonlight
Ques. : 2 The 86th Martyrdom Day of who among the following was observed on 27 Feb 2017?
1) Chandra Shekhar Azad 
2) Subhash Chandra Bose
3) Bhagat Singh 
4) Khudiram Bose
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Chandra Shekhar Azad
Ques. : 3 Who among the following won the 2017 Open 13, a men’s tennis tournament?
1) Lucas Pouille 
2) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
3) Nicolas Mahut 
4) David Goffin
5) Dominic Thiem 
Answer:- 2) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Ques. : 4 Who won the Best Actor Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards?
1) Mahershala Ali 
2) Casey Affleck
3) Leonardo DiCaprio 
4) Matt Damon
5) Ben Affleck 
Answer:- 2) Casey Affleck
Ques. : 5 _________, a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission, will represent the panel in the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
1) Saina Nehwal 
2) Wang Yihan
3) Tai Tzu-ying 
4) Carolina Marin
5) PV Sindhu 
Answer:- 1) Saina Nehwal
Ques. : 6 Who won the Best Actress Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards?
1) Meryl Streep 
2) Kate Beckinsale
3) Emma Stone 
4) Zoe Saldana
5) Eva Mendes 
Answer:- 3) Emma Stone
Ques. : 7 India’s TCS has been ranked among top three IT services brands globally by Brand Finance. Which firm has topped the chart?
1) Accenture 
2) Infosys
3) IBM 
4) Oracle
5) Symantec 
Answer:- 3) IBM
Ques. : 8 Which state govt has inaugurated a medical project RAHAT for prompt treatment of heart diseases?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Maharashtra
3) Gujarat 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 5) Rajasthan
Ques. : 9 India and which country have ratified the Social Security Agreement (SSA), which will come into force from 1 May 2017, to help promote more investment flows between the two countries?
1) US 
2) France
3) Germany 
4) South Korea
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 3) Germany

Ques. : 10 The headquarters of Syndicate Bank is located in the city of
1) Manipal, Karnataka 
2) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
3) Mangalore, Karnataka 
4) Kochi, Kerala
5) Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Answer:- 1) Manipal, Karnataka
OBJECTIVE GENERAL AWARENESS -- APRIL 21 TO 28 2017 Reviewed by sambasivan srinivasan on 10:51:00 PM Rating: 5

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