• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (1-8 Dec, 2016)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (1-8 Dec, 2016)1. Which country will honor the families of 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army who fought in the India-Pakistan war 1971 resulted in the liberation of East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?
    a) Sri Lanka
    b) India
    c) Pakistan
    d) Bangladesh
    e) USA

    2. Akodara village in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat recently has earned the title of the first digital village in India. In line with our national vision of Digital India, which bank has partnered with the Government of Gujarat to transform Akodara into a Digital Village?
    a) HDFC Bank
    b) ICICI Bank
    c) Bank of Baroda
    d) State Bank of India
    e) Axis Bank

    3. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has placed a limit of Rs. _______ on monthly withdrawals from Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan bank accounts.
    a) 3,000
    b) 5,000
    c) 10,000
    d) 7,500
    e) 2,000

    4. Who among the following IAS officer has been appointed as the Delhi Chief Secretary?
    a) K.K. Sharma
    b) V Abraham
    c) Rakesh Bali
    d) M M Kutty
    e) Dharmendra Sharma

    5. Recently, India signed an agreement with which of the following country for 145 M777 lightweight Howitzer guns for the Army?
    a) Japan
    b) China
    c) North Korea
    d) Russia
    e) US

    6. Recently, which of the following Indian State/UT has adopted Cashless system?
    a) Assam
    b) Himachal Pradesh
    c) Maharashtra
    d) West Bengal
    e) Delhi

    7. Who among the following has been appointed as the interim CEO of National Stock Exchange (NSE)?
    a) Dinesh Kanabar
    b) J. Ravichandran
    c) Chitra Ramkrishna
    d) Ashok Chawla
    e) Ravi Narain

    8. Who among the following has won the World Chess Championship 2016 on 30 November 2016 in New York City, USA?
    a) Sergey Karjakin
    b) Viswanathan Anand
    c) Fabiano Caruana
    d) Magnus Carlsen
    e) Anish Giri

    9. Which of the following airline company has launched the World’s shortest scheduled service on an Airbus A380, flying it from Dubai to Doha within 80 minutes?
    a) Southwest
    b) Air France – KLM
    c) Emirates
    d) Lufthansa
    e) Delta

    10. Which of the following State/UT has launched an ambulance service for pets and small animals?
    a) Chandigarh
    b) Tamil Nadu
    c) Kerala
    d) Madhya Pradesh
    e) Tripura

    11. Which of the following Country won the 2016 Women’s Asia Cup T20?
    a) India
    b) Sri Lanka
    c) Pakistan
    d) Thailand
    e) Bangladesh

    12. Which among the following district of Assam has becomes 1st district to pay cashless transactions wages?
    a) Jorhat
    b) Hailakandi
    c) Sivsagar
    d) Tinsukia
    e) Goalpara

    13. 5th December is observed as
    a) World Soil Day
    b) International Civil Aviation Day
    c) International Volunteer Day
    d) both (a) and (c)
    e) Armed Forces Flag Day

    14. Who among the following has been Sworn in as New Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
    a) C. Ponnaiyan
    b) S.R. Balasubramoniyan
    c) O Panneerselvam
    d) Sasikala Natarajan
    e) Dindigul C.Sreenivasan

    15. Which of the following film has won the best film award in the 23rd edition of the annual film awards show, Star Screen Awards, was held at Mumbai on 4th December 2016?
    a) M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story
    b) Pink
    c) Neerja
    d) Rustom⁠
    e) Udta Punjab⁠

    16. Who among the following has been named TIME Person of the Year 2016?
    a) Narendra Modi
    b) Donald Trump
    c) Angela Merkel
    d) Ratan Tata
    e) Pope Francis

    17. In a bid to eliminate Measles and Rubella, which among the State/UT will introduce measles-rubella vaccine in February, 2017?
    a) Bihar
    b) Rajasthan
    c) Gujarat
    d) Karnataka
    e) Kerala

    18. Who among the following has been crowned with the title of Miss Supranational 2016?
    a) Asha Bhat
    b) Amina Serroukh
    c) Michaela Havova
    d) Julylen Liew Gizelle
    e) Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty

    19. How much amount has been allocated by the Union government for celebrating the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh?
    a) Rs 200 Cr
    b) Rs 100 Cr
    c) Rs 300 Cr
    d) Rs 500 Cr
    e) Rs 400 Cr

    20. Who has been named as the 44th Chief Justice of India succeeding Chief Justice TS Thakur who will retire on January 3, 2017?
    a) Justice Anil R Dave
    b) Justice Madan Lokur
    c) Justice H. L. Dattu
    d) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
    e) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

    Answers:

    1. d) Bangladesh

    2. b) ICICI Bank

    3. c) 10,000

    4. d) M M Kutty

    5. e) US

    6. b) Himachal Pradesh

    7. b) J. Ravichandran

    8. d) Magnus Carlsen

    9. c) Emirates

    10. a) Chandigarh

    11. a) India

    12. b) Hailakandi

    13. d) both (a) and (c)

    14. c) O Panneerselvam

    15. b) Pink

    16. b) Donald Trump

    17. d) Karnataka

    18. e) Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty

    19. b) Rs 100 Cr

    20. e) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

     

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