• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (8-14 Feb, 2017)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (8-14 Feb, 2017)1. Which among the airways has launched the world’s longest scheduled commercial airline route with the arrival of its flight from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand?
    a) American International Airways
    b) Qatar Airways
    c) Lufthansa
    d) Emirates
    e) British Airways

    2. Which among the countries have agreed to amend their existing bilateral taxation treaty to prevent tax evasion as well as enable mutual assistance?
    a) Russia and USA
    b) USA and Pakistan
    c) Australia and Japan
    d) India and Austria
    e) Croatia and Sri Lanka

    3. The Railway Ministry is set to develop the first ever railway line in which state/UT that currently has no rail network?
    a) Andaman and Nicobar Island
    b) West Bengal
    c) Dadar and Nagar Haveli
    d) Goa
    e) Sikkim

    4. According to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra, no questions will be asked about deposits of up to 2.5 lakh during the demonetization period?
    a) 3 lakh
    b) 3.5 lakh
    c) 2.5 lakh
    d) 2 lakh
    e) 2.8 lakh

    5. Who among the Prasar Bharati member (Finance) has taken over as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the public service broadcaster of India “Prasar Bharati”?
    a) Mr. Suresh Panda
    b) Dr. A. Surya Prakash
    c) Jawhar Sircar
    d) Tehmina Janjua
    e) Rajiv Singh

    6. Where is the 17th session of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) senior officials’ meeting was held?
    a) New Delhi (India)
    b) Kathmandu (Nepal)
    c) Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    d) Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    e) None of these

    7. Who among the following has won the Women’s Singles title of the 81st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament played at Patliputra Sports Complex Patna?
    a) Ashwini Ponnappa
    b) Saina Nehwal
    c) Jwala Gutta
    d) Rituparna Das
    e) Reshma Karthik

    8. Which of the following country has become the world’s largest producer of solar energy, according to a new report from the country’s energy administration?
    a) China
    b) Norway
    c) Germany
    d) Japan
    e) Malaysia

    9. India’s solar power generation capacity was _______ as on December 31, 2016.
    a) 8,502 MW
    b) 9,102 MW
    c) 9,000 MW
    d) 9,012 MW
    e) 8500 MW

    10. As per 6th Bi- monthly Monetary Policy Rates for 2016-17, what is the present Policy Repo Rate?
    a) 6.25 %
    b) 5.75%
    c) 4%
    d) 20.50%
    e) 9.25%

    11. Which of the following states becomes the first State in the India for establishing Cashless System for distribution of foodgrains?
    a) Maharashtra
    b) Odisha
    c) Gujarat
    d) Tamil Nadu
    e) Kerala

    12. Who among the following has elected as new President of Somalia?
    a) Xi Jinping
    b) Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
    c) Donald Trump
    d) Frank-Walter Steinmeier
    e) Gianni Infantino

    13. The Book Titled ‘Veerappan, Chasing the Brigand’ is written by?
    a) Shri Rajnath Singh
    b) K. Vijay Kumar
    c) Vasundhara Raje
    d) Arvind Kejriwal
    e) Venkaiah Naidu

    14. The National Deworming Day is observed on?
    a) 5th February
    b) 3rd February
    c) 10th February
    d) 1st February
    e) 12th February

    15. According to the central government, which number would be mandatory for taking foodgrain through the Public Distribution System (PDS) under the National Food Security Act (NFSA)?
    a) Aadhaar (unique citizen identification)
    b) Voter Card
    c) Driving License
    d) Bank Account Number
    e) Mobile Number

    16. Where is the India’s first a-political three days National Women’s Parliament (NWP) has begun?
    a) Chandigarh (Punjab)
    b) Hyderabad (Telengana)
    c) Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)
    d) Imphal (Manipur)
    e) Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

    17. The union Government has decided to open ______ Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) at different locations in many states for delivering passport related services to the public.
    a) 48
    b) 55
    c) 65
    d) 56
    e) 50

    18. Which among the following state has become the first state in the country for establishing the cashless system in its public distribution system (PDS) of food grains?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Gujarat
    c) Haryana
    d) Jammu & Kashmir
    e) Punjab

    19. Who among the following has appointed as Managing Director of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India?
    a) Hemant Bhargava
    b) Shri. Niraj Agarwal
    c) Shri. Vijay Kumar Sharma
    d) Shri Praveen Kumar Molri
    e) Shri. Dinesh Pant

    20. Which among the following country beat Pakistan by 9-wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium?
    a) Bangladesh
    b) Pakistan
    c) Sri Lanka
    d) India
    e) Afghanistan

    Answers
    1. b) Qatar Airways
    2. d) India and Austria
    3. a) Andaman and Nicobar Island
    4. c) 2.5 lakh
    5. e) Rajiv Singh
    6. b) Kathmandu (Nepal)
    7. d) Rituparna Das
    8. a) China
    9. d) 9,012 MW
    10. a) 6.25 %
    11. c) Gujarat
    12. b) Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
    13. b) K. Vijay Kumar
    14. c) 10th February
    15. a) Aadhaar (unique citizen identification)
    16. c) Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)
    17. d) 56
    18. b) Gujarat
    19. a) Hemant Bhargava
    20. d) India

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