Only A Genius Can Pass This General Knowledge Quiz!

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Only A Genius Can Pass This General Knowledge Quiz!

Only A Genius Can Pass This General Knowledge Quiz! There is a lot that is going on around us, and it is quite important to ensure that you are up to date with things making headlines in the world both present and past. Why don’t you take it up and see if you do remember!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the cricketer who joined the Mukul Mudgal Committee on IPL spot-fixing as an expert on cricketing affairs?
    • A. 

      Rahul Dravid

    • B. 

      Ravi Shastri

    • C. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • D. 

      Sourav Ganguly

  • 2. 
    Name the person, who was on a two-day long visit to India in June 2014 in the capacity of Special Envoy of the President of China, Xi Jinping?
    • A. 

      Yang Jiechi

    • B. 

      Huang Hua

    • C. 

      Wang Yi

    • D. 

      Wu Xueqian

  • 3. 
    Mumbai Metro which was recently inaugurated in June 2014 has been developed under Public Private Partnership Model. Name the private partner of the Mumbai Metro?
    • A. 

      Tata

    • B. 

      Larsen and Turbo

    • C. 

      Reliance

    • D. 

      Lanco Infratech

  • 4. 
    Name the river of Himachal Pradesh in which 24 engineering students from Hyderabad recently drowned?
    • A. 

      River Beas

    • B. 

      River Indus

    • C. 

      River Ravi

    • D. 

      River Sutlej

  • 5. 
    Name the place where the Uttarakhand’s Legislative Assembly was held outside the capital Dehradun for the first time?
    • A. 

      Gairsain

    • B. 

      Tehri

    • C. 

      Srinagar

    • D. 

      Almora

  • 6. 
    India on 9 June 2014 successfully test-fired the supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, BrahMos with a range of 290-km from indigenously built warship. Name the indigenously built warship?
    • A. 

      INS Sindhurakshak

    • B. 

      INS Vikramaditya

    • C. 

      INS Kolkata

    • D. 

      INS Chennai

  • 7. 
    Name the State that recently approved pension scheme for farmers?
    • A. 

      Uttarakhand

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 8. 
    Name the State that recently announced 12 percent reservation for candidates living below the poverty line in all State government jobs and posts in public sector undertakings?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Bihar

    • D. 

      Sikkim

  • 9. 
    Name the person, who was recently appointed as the additional principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    • A. 

      Sanjay Kapoor

    • B. 

      Mukul Rohtagi

    • C. 

      Rajiv Mathur

    • D. 

      PK Mishra

  • 10. 
    Legislative Assembly of which State recently adopted a resolution seeking Union’s mediation and Presidential reference to Supreme Court on Mullaperiyar dam issue?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 11. 
    NABARD recently reduced the rate of interest by 20 bps on long term refinance facility to banks with an objective to promote investments in agriculture. Name the Chairman of NABARD?
    • A. 

      Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

    • B. 

      Raghuram Rajan

    • C. 

      Eimear McBride

    • D. 

      Ranjit Kumar

  • 12. 
    The book titled Substance and the Shadow recently released is a biography of
    • A. 

      Amitabh Bachchan

    • B. 

      Dilip Kumar

    • C. 

      Abdul Kalam Azad

    • D. 

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • 13. 
    Name the area captured by ISIS militants that forced the Prime Minister of Iraq to impose emergency in the country?
    • A. 

      Baghdad

    • B. 

      Mosul

    • C. 

      Al Basrah

    • D. 

      Tikrit

  • 14. 
    Name the State that recently launched Amma Salt under the social welfare scheme in the State?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 15. 
    Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report revised down the economic growth forecast for developing world in 2014 from 5.3 percent to
    • A. 

      4.5 percent

    • B. 

      4.8 percent

    • C. 

      5 percent

    • D. 

      4.4 percent

  • 16. 
    Name the State which recently announced to donate 1 crore rupees for restoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm?
    • A. 

      Chhatishpur

    • B. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C. 

      Telangana

    • D. 

      Himachal Pradesh

  • 17. 
    Name the place where Canara Bank launched its seventh overseas branch in June 2014
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Leicester

    • D. 

      Shanghai

  • 18. 
    Which will be the 36th district of Maharashtra which was carved out from Thane district in June 2014?
    • A. 

      Palghar

    • B. 

      Jawahar

    • C. 

      Vidarbha

    • D. 

      Bhiwandi

  • 19. 
    Russia on 10 June 2014 in-principle agreed on the Indian nuclear liability law. The agreement paved the way for signing of the contract for Unit 3 and 4 of which Nuclear Power Plant?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan

    • B. 

      Tarapur

    • C. 

      Kaiga

    • D. 

      Kudankulam

  • 20. 
    Name the person, who was selected for the Moortidevi Award for 2013?
    • A. 

      C Radhakrishnan

    • B. 

      Akkitham Achuthan

    • C. 

      Haraprasad Das

    • D. 

      Gopi Chand Narang

  • 21. 
    Name the Indian Navy Ship that was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14 June 2014?
    • A. 

      INS Vikramaditya

    • B. 

      INS Arihant

    • C. 

      INS Chakra Akula

    • D. 

      INS Shardul

  • 22. 
    Lord Swaraj Paul, the leading NRI industrial was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by a UK-based business association on 13 June 2014. Name the company that he owns
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Caparo Group

    • C. 

      Aitken Spence

    • D. 

      IBM

  • 23. 
    World Blood Day is observed on
    • A. 

      7 April

    • B. 

      31 May

    • C. 

      14 June

    • D. 

      28 July

  • 24. 
    Commemorative postage stamp on the 2014 FIFA World Cup that is being played in Brazil was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. When India did qualify for the FIFA World Cup but didn’t participate?
    • A. 

      1948

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1990

  • 25. 
    Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict was launched on 10 June 2014 in which city?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Washington

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