SNAP Exam: General Awareness Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    Which three food items form the major components of the National Food Security Mission?

    • A.

      Wheat, Jwar and Bajra

    • B.

      Rice, Wheat and Bajra

    • C.

      Pulses, Rice and Jwar

    • D.

      Rice, Wheat and Pulses

    Correct Answer
    D. Rice, Wheat and Pulses
    Explanation
    The National Development Council (NDC) in its 53rd meeting held on 29 May, 2007 adopted a resolution to launch a Food Security Mission comprising rice, wheat and pulses.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following statements is false?

    • A.

      Online portal for Bharat Nirman Campaign was launched by the Minister for Information & Broadcasting

    • B.

      The digital platform is both in English and Hindi with creatives in 11 regional languages

    • C.

      The portal does not have application right now for tablets and mobiles

    • D.

      It also has live integration with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube

    Correct Answer
    C. The portal does not have application right now for tablets and mobiles
    Explanation
    The Minister for Information & Broadcasting Manish Tewari on 9 September 2013 launched the online portal for the Bharat Nirman Campaign.

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  • 3. 

    Name the newly elected new president of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India.

    • A.

      Ramesh Suri

    • B.

      Harish Lakshman

    • C.

      Suresh Sharma

    • D.

      Naresh Malhotra

    Correct Answer
    B. Harish Lakshman
    Explanation
    ACMA, the apex body of auto components manufacturers, elected Harish Lakshman as the new President on 10 September 2013.

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  • 4. 

    Who authored the book entitled India and Malaysia: Intertwined Strands, which was released on 9 September 2013?

    • A.

      Hamid Ansari

    • B.

      Veena Sikri

    • C.

      APJ Abdul Kalam

    • D.

      Mamta Banerjee

    Correct Answer
    B. Veena Sikri
    Explanation
    India and Malaysia: Intertwined Strands is authored by former Diplomat Veena Sikri. The book is written for the Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore.

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  • 5. 

    Who won the First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 on 10 September 2013?

    • A.

      Narendra Modi

    • B.

      Sharad Pawar

    • C.

      Shashi Tharoor

    • D.

      Jairam Ramesh

    Correct Answer
    C. Shashi Tharoor
    Explanation
    M. Hamid Ansari presented the First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 to Dr. Shashi Tharoor in Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala.

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  • 6. 

    Russia lifted the ban on the import of which kind of rice from India on 10 September 2013?

    • A.

      Dubraj Rice

    • B.

      Non-basmati Rice

    • C.

      Basmati Tukda Rice

    • D.

      Aizon Rice

    Correct Answer
    B. Non-basmati Rice
    Explanation
    Russia lifted the ban on import of non-basmati rice from India on 10 September 2013, which will eventually lead to an increase in the export of non-basmati rise from India.

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  • 7. 

    MoU was signed among ICSI, the ICAI, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for setting up a Centre of Excellence and Ethics at which place?

    • A.

      Bangalore

    • B.

      Mumbai

    • C.

      Ajmer

    • D.

      Lucknow

    Correct Answer
    C. Ajmer
    Explanation
    The MoU was signed for setting up a Centre of Excellence and Ethics at Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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  • 8. 

    Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), launched the new application for booking e-tickets for which platform?

    • A.

      Windows Devices

    • B.

      Android Devices

    • C.

      IPhone Devices

    • D.

      Blackberry Devices

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows Devices
    Explanation
    IRCTC launched the new application for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices so as to facilitate the users with a new channel of booking e-tickets in addition to the existing portal.

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  • 9. 

    Serena Williams on 8 September 2013 emerged as the winner of the US Open Tennis Tournament 2013 by defeating who during the women's singles final at New York.

    • A.

      Victoria Azarenka

    • B.

      Sofia Arvidsson

    • C.

      Shuko Aoyama

    • D.

      Lara Arruabarrena

    Correct Answer
    A. Victoria Azarenka
    Explanation
    Serena Williams emerged as the winner of the US Open Tennis Tournament 2013 by defeating Victoria Azarenka during the women's singles final at New York.

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  • 10. 

    India and Japan on 12 September 2013 agreed to expand co-operation in the films sector. The agreement was signed with the focus on which kinds of films?

    • A.

      Documentary Films

    • B.

      Art Films

    • C.

      Feature Films

    • D.

      Animation Films

    Correct Answer
    D. Animation Films
    Explanation
    India and Japan on 12 September 2013 agreed to expand co-operation in the films sector particularly in co-production of animation films.

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  • 11. 

    Government of India and Government of which country in September 2013 decided to expand their bilateral currency swap arrangement from 15 billion US dollars to 50 billion US dollar till December 2015?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Iraq

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    D. Japan
    Explanation
    In September 2013, the Government of India and the Government of Japan decided to expand their bilateral currency swap arrangement from 15 billion US dollars to 50 billion US dollars until December 2015. This decision indicates the strengthening of economic ties between the two countries and the intention to facilitate trade and investment by ensuring sufficient availability of each other's currencies.

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  • 12. 

    Name the organization of India that issued norms for currency swap window from Mumbai.

    • A.

      Reserve Bank of India

    • B.

      Finance Ministry

    • C.

      SEBI

    • D.

      MCX

    Correct Answer
    A. Reserve Bank of India
    Explanation
    The Reserve Bank of India is the correct answer because it is the organization that issued norms for the currency swap window from Mumbai. The currency swap window allows banks to borrow dollars from the RBI in exchange for rupees, providing liquidity in foreign currency to meet the demand of Indian banks. As the central bank of India, the RBI has the authority to issue such norms and regulate the country's monetary policies. The Finance Ministry, SEBI, and MCX do not have the authority to issue norms for currency swap windows.

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  • 13. 

    The administrative control of the forwarding Markets Commission (FMC), the chief regulator of Forwards and Futures Commodity Markets in India on 9 September 2013 was transferred to the Ministry of Finance following the orders of the Government of India. Earlier, the FMC was under the control of which Department?

    • A.

      Under the control of the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Food

    • B.

      Under the control of the National Spot Exchange Limited

    • C.

      Under the control of the Union Ministry of Home

    • D.

      Under the control of the None of the following

    Correct Answer
    A. Under the control of the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Food
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Under the control of the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Food". This means that before September 9, 2013, the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) was under the administrative control of the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Food.

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  • 14. 

    Name the country that won the South Asian Football Federations (SAFF) Championship 2013 on 11 September 2013 by defeating India, the defending champions by 2-0 at Dashrath Rangashala stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    • A.

      Nepal

    • B.

      Afghanistan

    • C.

      Bhutan

    • D.

      Bangladesh

    Correct Answer
    B. Afghanistan
    Explanation
    Afghanistan won the South Asian Football Federations (SAFF) Championship 2013 by defeating India, the defending champions by 2-0 at Dashrath Rangashala stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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  • 15. 

    Name the book of Jhumpa Lahiri that was shortlisted among the six books for the Man Booker Prize 2013?

    • A.

      Unaccustomed Earth

    • B.

      One World

    • C.

      The Namesake

    • D.

      The Lowland

    Correct Answer
    D. The Lowland
    Explanation
    "The Lowland" is the correct answer because it was indeed one of the six books shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013. Jhumpa Lahiri's novel explores the lives of two brothers in Calcutta and the drastic consequences of their choices. The book received critical acclaim for its rich storytelling and compelling characters, earning Lahiri a spot on the prestigious Man Booker Prize shortlist.

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