• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (24-31 Dec, 2016)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (24-31 Dec, 2016)1. Where is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a banking ombudsman office which is the third in North India after Kanpur and Chandigarh?
    a) Gwalior
    b) Indore
    c) Dehradun
    d) Udaipur
    e) Manali

    2. India will export an additional _______ MW of electricity to Nepal in a bid to lessen the power shortage of the country.
    a) 240
    b) 260
    c) 220
    d) 250
    e) 300

    3. Which of the among state government launched the Biju Sishu Surakshya Yojana, a scheme to nurture the orphan and HIV-infected children residing in different child care institutions and orphanages?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Jharkhand
    c) Jammu & Kashmir
    d) Odisha
    e) Maharashtra

    4. Who among the following eminent modern poet has been chosen for the prestigious 52nd Jnanpith Award for 2016, the literary organisation has announced?
    a) Nand Kishor
    b) Kamal Vora
    c) Shankha Ghosh
    d) Nasira Sharma
    e) Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay

    5. Who among the following actress will receive PETA’s person of the year award for her dedication to promoting the rescue of homeless dogs and cats, as well as her compassion for animals abused and killed for their skin?
    a) Sunny Leone
    b) Deepika Padukone
    c) Bipasha Basu
    d) Chitrangada Singh
    e) Nargis Fakhri

    6. Which of the following country has lifted the under-19 Asia Cup title 2016?
    a) India
    b) Pakistan
    c) Sri Lanka
    d) Bangladesh
    e) Afghanistan

    7. Who among the following bollywood personality has been conferred a master doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University?
    a) Amitabh Bachchan
    b) Naseeruddin Shah
    c) Amir Khan
    d) Shahrukh Khan
    e) Rishi Kapoor

    8. Which of the following state government will launch a programme named ‘DAMAN’ for malaria control?
    a) Karnataka
    b) Odisha
    c) Uttar Pradesh
    d) Sikkim
    e) Assam

    9. Who among the following has recently resigned from Rajya Sabha citing health reasons?
    a) Navjot Singh Sidhu
    b) Suresh Gopi
    c) Roopa Ganguly
    d) Kirron Kher
    e) Mithun Chakraborty

    10. Recently, India successfully test-fires which of the following nuclear capable ballistic missile?
    a) Agni-I
    b) Agni-III
    c) Agni-V
    d) Agni-II
    e) Agni-IV

    11. Which among the village has adopted by country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI)  in Pen taluka in Maharashtra for driving the Aadhaar-based merchant payment initiative?
    a) Kalamboli
    b) Shirki
    c) Kharghar
    d) Ulwe
    e) Dronagiri

    12. Who among the following took over the reins of National Cadet Corps (NCC) as its Director General on 23 December 2016?
    a) Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar
    b) Lt General Praveen Bakshi
    c) Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht
    d) Lt General Bipin Rawat
    e) Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag

    13. Recently, in which of the following city the “Digi Dhan Mela” was held to promote cashless transactions?
    a) Jaipur
    b) Ahmedabad
    c) Kolkata
    d) Gurugram
    e) Chennai

    14. Which of the following app has been launched by Salman Khan on his 51st birthday?
    a) BeingHuman
    b) BeingInTouch
    c) BeingUs
    d) HumanBeing
    e) BeingHumanTouch

    15. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor (Administrator) of Delhi?
    a) Dr Shesh Pal Vaid
    b) Anil Baijal
    c) Manish Sisodia
    d) Najeeb Jung
    e) Dr. Raghuram Rajan

    16. Recently, who among the following  has appointed as deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for three years?
    a) Viral Acharya
    b) Usha Subramanian
    c) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    d) Dr. Urjit R. Patel
    e) Chanda Kochhar

    17. Which of the following Grameen Bank has launched “Bank Sakhi” scheme to promote and popularise cashless transactions in rural areas?
    a) Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
    b) Prathama Bank
    c) Kerala Gramin Bank
    d) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    e) Baroda U.P. Gramin Bank

    18. George Michael, who passed away recently, was associated with which of the following field?
    a) Singing
    b) Athletics
    c) Editor
    d) Politics
    e) Sports

    19. Which of the following bollywood actor has signed as the brand ambassador of Coca-Cola India for its Thums Up brand?
    a) Salman Khan
    b) Mithun Chakraborty
    c) Shahrukh Khan
    d) Ranveer Singh
    e) Amir Khan

    20. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked lenders to provide borrowers to ______ days from existing 60 days for repayment of housing, car, farm and other loans worth up to 1 crore rupees.
    a) 45
    b) 30
    c) 90
    d) 70
    e) 50

    Answers:

    1. c) Dehradun

    2. a) 240

    3. d) Odisha

    4. c) Shankha Ghosh

    5. a) Sunny Leone

    6. a) India

    7. d) Shahrukh Khan

    8. b) Odisha

    9. e) Mithun Chakraborty

    10. c) Agni-V

    11. b) Shirki

    12. c) Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht

    13. d) Gurugram

    14. b) BeingInTouch

    15. b) Anil Baijal

    16. a) Viral Acharya

    17. d) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank

    18. a) Singing

    19. d) Ranveer Singh

    20. c) 90

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