• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-23 Dec, 2016)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-23 Dec, 2016)1. For how many countries citizen the Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge) Mahesh Sharma has announced in Rajya Sabha that the union govt. has extended the facility of e-Tourist Visa Scheme?
    a) 151
    b) 161
    c) 160
    d) 156
    e) 158

    2. Which of the following will provide free LPG connections to those BPL families who were missed in the 2011 Socio Economic Caste Census on the lines of Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana?
    a) Rajasthan
    b) Bihar
    c) Uttar Pradesh
    d) Punjab
    e) West Bengal

    3. Who among the following music composer’s soundtrack for footballer Pele’s biopic ‘Pele: Birth of a Legend’ has been selected in the first shortlist for ‘Best Original Score’ by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscars 2017?
    a) AR Rahman
    b) Justin Hurwitz
    c) Jake Monaco
    d) Taylor Stewart and John Andrew Grush
    e) Nick Urata

    4. Which of the following states will provide free LPG connections to those BPL families who were missed in the 2011 Socio Economic Caste Census on the lines of Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana?
    a) Bihar
    b) Uttar Pradesh
    c) Punjab
    d) Rajasthan
    e) Kerala

    5. The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) came into effect on ______.
    a) 15th December 2016
    b) 24th December 2016
    c) 13th December 2016
    d) 09th December 2016
    e) 18th December 2016

    6. Who among the following has been appointed as the Director General(DG) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA)?
    a) T S Thakur
    b) Sunil Arora
    c) Smriti Mandhana
    d) Bipin Rawat
    e) S Jaishankar

    7. Which of the following village in Pune district has been declared as cashless village?
    a) Pimpri Budruk
    b) Keshavnagar
    c) Lavale
    d) Deoghar
    e) Amboli

    8. Which of the following state government has launched a subsidised meal scheme ‘Annapurna Rasoi’ for underprivileged people?
    a) Jharkhand
    b) Rajasthan
    c) Tamil Nadu
    d) Maharashtra
    e) West Bengal

    9. Which of the following union minister of India has been named as a ‘2016 Global Thinker’ for his/her ‘novel twitter diplomacy’?
    a) Narendra Modi
    b) M Venkaiah Naidu
    c) Sushma Swaraj
    d) Nitin Gadkari
    e) Vijay Goel

    10. Which of the following team has won the title of Hockey Junior World Cup 2016?
    a) Australia
    b) Germany
    c) India
    d) Belgium
    e) None of these

    11. Who among the following has been crowned by Miss World Award 2016?
    a) Natasha Mannuela
    b) Stephanie Del Valle
    c) Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez
    d) Priyadarshini Chatterjee
    e) None of these

    12. Which of the following team won Indian Super League (ISL) title for the 2nd time in 3 years?
    a) Delhi Dynamos FC
    b) North East United FC
    c) Atletico De Kolkata
    d) Mumbai City FC
    e) None of these

    13. Who among the following has been appointed as the chief of Indian Army?
    a) Rajiv Jain
    b) Anil Dhasmana
    c) Dalbir Singh Suhag
    d) Bipin Rawat
    e) Birender Singh Dhanoa

    14. Which of the following Mobile wallet app has been launched by Union Minister as the product of State Bank of India?
    a) SBI Pocket
    b) State Bank MobiCash
    c) State PayUMoney
    d) State Bank PayTM
    e) SBI Cash

    15. Which of the following State/UT has achieved 100% Aadhaar saturation on the basis of the 2015 population, making it the sixth state to achieve the milestone after Delhi, Telangana, Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory Chandigarh?
    a) Rajasthan
    b) West Bengal
    c) Sikkim
    d) Himachal Pradesh
    e) Tripura

    16. Who among the following has won the title of WBO-Asia Pacific Super Middleweight?
    a) Vijender Singh
    b) Satish Kumar
    c) Shiva Thapa
    d) Jitender Kumar
    e) None of these

    17. The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has lowered the interest rate on Employee’s Provident Fund (EPF) deposits for the current fiscal to _____ for FY17.
    a) 8.65%
    b) 8.86%
    c) 7.75%
    d) 5%
    e) 8.5%

    18.  In which of the following city the first cashless bazaar has been launched?
    a) Varanasi
    b) Raipur
    c) Indore
    d) Hubli
    e) None of these

    19. Karun Nair is associated with which of the following sports?
    a) Badminton
    b) Cricket
    c) Chess
    d) Tennis
    e) None of these

    20. Who among the following has been named as the best footballer of the year by All India Football Federation (AIFF)?
    a) Cristiano Ronaldo
    b) Paolo Maldini
    c) Lionel Messi
    d) Jeje Lalpekhlua
    e) None of these


    1. b) 161

    2. d) Punjab

    3. a) AR Rahman

    4. c) Punjab

    5. c) 18th December 2016

    6. b) Sunil Arora

    7. a) Pimpri Budruk

    8. b) Rajasthan

    9. c) Sushma Swaraj

    10. c) India

    11. b) Stephanie Del Valle

    12. c) Atletico De Kolkata

    13. d) Bipin Rawat

    14. b) State Bank MobiCash

    15. d) Himachal Pradesh

    16. a) Vijender Singh

    17. a) 8.65%

    18. b) Raipur

    19. b) Cricket

    20. a) Cristiano Ronaldo


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