• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (16-22 March, 2017)

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. With which of the following state, the World Bank has agreed to provide loan to develop internal transmission arrangements of the upcoming Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMS) project?
    a) Uttar Pradesh
    b) Tripura
    c) Madhya Pradesh
    d) Odissa
    e) Gujarat

    2. In which of the following India state NTPC has installed India’s largest floating solar plant?
    a) Goa
    b) Kerala
    c) West Bengal
    d) Assam
    e) Haryana

    3. Which of the following university has been honoured for 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award?
    a) IIT Madras
    b) IIT Kharagpur
    c) IIT Bombay
    d) IIT Roorkee
    e) IIT Guwahati

    4. Who among the following has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Goa?
    a) Mallikarjun Kharge
    b) Nongthombam Biren Singh
    c) Amarinder Singh
    d) Manohar Parrikar
    e) K V Thomas

    5. Which among the following bank has been awarded first prize in the implementation of Official Language Policy in the western region for the year 2015-2016?
    a) South Indian Bank
    b) Canara Bank
    c) Central Bank of India
    d) Corporation Bank
    e) Bank of Baroda

    6. In which state the Central Government has established the Banana Research Centre?
    a) Bihar
    b) Assam
    c) Kerala
    d) Andhra Pradesh
    e) Jharkhand

    7. With which among the following banks the real estate developers’ body CREDAI have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly conduct various initiatives towards development of the realty sector?
    a) Syndicate Bank
    b) Oriental Bank of Commerce
    c) ICICI Bank
    d) State Bank of India
    e) HDFC Bank

    8. Which among the state minister has announced 100 crore for “Namma Canteen” (our canteen)?
    a) Madhya Pradesh
    b) Karnataka
    c) Kerala
    d) Manipur
    e) Assam

    9. Who among the following ministry has launched Mission Fingerling to achieve the Blue Revolution?
    a) Union Ministry of Water Resources & River Development
    b) Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
    c) Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare
    d) Union Ministry of Rural Development
    e) Union Ministry of Human Resource Development

    10. Who among the following has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Punjab, after the assembly elections of 2017?
    a) Navjot Singh Sidhu
    b) Manpreet Singh Badal
    c) Amarinder Singh
    d) Brahm Mohindra
    e) Charanjit Channi

    11. Who among the following has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Manipur?
    a) Okram ibobi Singh
    b) Phungzathang Tonsing
    c) Gaikhangam
    d) Nongthombam Biren Singh
    e) None of these

    12. Which of the following Committee has submitted its report to the GOI (Government of India) to strengthen border protection?
    a) Madukar Gupta Committee
    b) Janaki Ram Committee
    c) Ajay Vikram Singh Committee
    d) Malhotra Committee
    e) None of these

    13. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Rashtriya Krishi Vigyan Protsahan Unnati Mela was held in which of the following Indian State?
    a) Punjab
    b) Goa
    c) Delhi
    d) Uttarakhand
    e) Uttar Pradesh

    14. FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with which of the following Computer Manufacturing Company to promote short courses in Film & Television?
    a) Canon
    b) NEC
    c) Toshiba
    d) Acer
    e) Nikon

    15. Who among the following has been appointed the new Deputy Governor in Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
    a) Damodara Rout
    b) Pradip Kumar Amat
    c) R. Gandhi
    d) Naveen Patnaik
    e) Bibhu Prasad Kanungo

    16. Which of the following state government has launched “Tirtha Darshan” scheme for senior citizens?
    a) Bihar
    b) Haryana
    c) West Bengal
    d) Tamil Nadu
    e) Assam

    17. Who among the following has been appointed as a member of Governing body of SAI (Secretary of Sports Authority of India)?
    a) Saina Nehwal
    b) P. V. Sindhu
    c) Jwala Gutta
    d) Sania Mirza
    e) None of these

    18. Which of the following country has started its first Population Census in 19 years?
    a) Bhutan
    b) Pakistan
    c) Nepal
    d) China
    e) Bangladesh

    19. Who among the following has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
    a) Yashpal Arya
    b) Dhan Singh Rawat
    c) Trivendra Rawat
    d) Subodh Uniyal
    e) None of these

    20. World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and then other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations, observed on _____ March.
    a) 20th
    b) 21st
    c) 22nd
    d) 23rd
    e) 20th

    Answers:
    1. c) Madhya Pradesh
    2. b) Kerala
    3. a) IIT Madras
    4. d) Manohar Parrikar
    5. c) Central Bank of India
    6. a) Bihar
    7. d) State Bank of India
    8. c) Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare
    9. b) Karnataka
    10. c) Amarinder Singh
    11. d) Nongthombam Biren Singh
    12. a) Madukar Gupta Committee
    13. c) Delhi
    14. a) Canon
    15. e) Bibhu Prasad Kanungo
    16. b) Haryana
    17. c) Jwala Gutta
    18. b) Pakistan
    19. c) Trivendra Rawat
    20. a) 20th

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