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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who of the following cricketers on 3 January 2015 became the fastest to score 12000 Test runs?
    • A. 

      Mahela Jayawardhene

    • B. 

      Shivnarine Chanderpaul

    • C. 

      Jacques Kallis

    • D. 

      Kumar Sangakkara

  • 2. 
    Union Government on 2 January 2014 accepted the recommendations of the Bezbaruah committee. In this context consider the following statementsI. It was set up to look into the concerns of the people of the North East living in other parts of the countryII. It has recommended setting up Relief Corpus Fund for helping heinous crime victimsWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I Only

    • B. 

      II Only

    • C. 

      Both I and II

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II

  • 3. 
    Senior Scientist and former Chairman of ISRO Vasant Ranchhod Gowarikar died after a brief illness in Pune, India on 2 January 2015. Which of the following statement/s are true in relation to him?I. He was the first Indian scientist to develop first indigenous weather forecasting modelII. He served as Scientific Advisor to late Prime Minister Rajiv GandhiIII. He gave Garner-Gowarikar theory, a novel analysis of heat and mass transfer between solids and fluidIV. He worked with the UK Atomic Energy Authority
    • A. 

      Only Statement I, II and IV are true

    • B. 

      Only Statement III is true

    • C. 

      Only Statement I, III and IV are true

    • D. 

      Only Statement II, III and IV are true

  • 4. 
    Name the person who was appointed as the Chairman of Railway Board on 31 December 2014?
    • A. 

      Pradeep Kumar

    • B. 

      Navin Tondon

    • C. 

      A.K. Mittal

    • D. 

      Arunendra Kumar

  • 5. 
    18-kilometer long Jaffna-Kankasanthurai rail track in North Sri Lanka was inaugurated on 2 January 2015. The restoration work of the commercial rail service track was done by?
    • A. 

      IRCON

    • B. 

      Tantia Constructions

    • C. 

      Larsen & Toubro

    • D. 

      ECI Engineering & Construction Company

  • 6. 
    Little Jimmy Dickens of US died on 2 January 2015 at Nashville at the age of 94. Who was he?
    • A. 

      Music Singer

    • B. 

      Dramatist

    • C. 

      Theatrist

    • D. 

      Novelist

  • 7. 
    Name the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) who retired on 31 December 2014?
    • A. 

      Satish Dhawan

    • B. 

      Koppillil Radhakrishnan

    • C. 

      Shailesh Nayak

    • D. 

      Madhavan Nair

  • 8. 
    Name the person, who was appointed as the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 31 December 2014?
    • A. 

      Prabhat Kumar

    • B. 

      M Sathiyavathy

    • C. 

      Vrinda Sarup

    • D. 

      AK Mittal

  • 9. 
    Union Government on 1 January 2014 set up the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog to replace the 65 year old Planning Commission. Which of the following statements is wrong in context of NITI Aayog?I. It will be will be headed by Prime MinisterII. It will have a governing council comprising Chief Ministers of all the states and Lt. Governors of Union TerritoriesIII. It will develop mechanisms for formulation of credible plans to the village level and aggregate these progressively at higher levels of government
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      I and III

    • C. 

      II and III

    • D. 

      I, II and III

  • 10. 
    Name the Sri Lankan species of flying snake that was found in Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve of Andhra Pradesh in last week of December 2014?
    • A. 

      Desert Kingsnake

    • B. 

      Eastern Ribbon Snake

    • C. 

      Peleachryso Tanicaaprob

    • D. 

      Common Boa Constrictor

  • 11. 
    On 6 January 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative coins to mark which industrialist 175th birth anniversary?
    • A. 

      Jamsetji Tata

    • B. 

      G.D.Birla

    • C. 

      Rawal Goenka

    • D. 

      Maheshari Gokalnath

  • 12. 
    Out of the following, who took over as the as 21st Chairman and Managing Director of PSU Heavy Engineering Corporation on 6 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Avijit Ghosh

    • B. 

      R. Misra

    • C. 

      Sahdev Kulkarni

    • D. 

      Jaya Mathur

  • 13. 
    Who was appointed as first Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog on 1 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Praveen saxena

    • B. 

      Sindhushree Khullar

    • C. 

      Vineet Jain

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Who on 2 January 2015 took over as Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
    • A. 

      Sudheer Raheja

    • B. 

      RK Srivastva

    • C. 

      Ankush Garg

    • D. 

      Nishant Malhotra

  • 15. 
    Where on 2 January 2015 ICICI Bank launched Digital Village Project?
    • A. 

      Akodara Village of Gujarat

    • B. 

      Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Tiruchrapalli in Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Patna

  • 16. 
    Which state will host the 2015 International Hindi Conference in April 2015?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      New Delhi

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      Moscow

  • 17. 
    China on 4 January 2015 launched an official website www.weain.mil.cn for
    • A. 

      Transparency in financial dealings

    • B. 

      Spreading awareness about the cleanliness

    • C. 

      Military weapons procurement

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following Union Minister visited South Korea on 28 December 2014 to attend the 8th India-South Korea Joint Commission meeting held in Seoul?
    • A. 

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    • B. 

      External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

    • C. 

      Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

    • D. 

      Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

  • 19. 
    Which Bollywood personality was named as the Brand Ambassador of Andhra Pradesh health sector on 6 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Shahrukh Khan

    • B. 

      Aamir Khan

    • C. 

      Amitabh Bachchan

    • D. 

      Naseeruddin Shah

  • 20. 
    Who was sworn- in as the President of Tunisia on 31 December 2014 and became the first freely elected leader of Tunisia since it gained independence from France in 1956?
    • A. 

      Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali

    • B. 

      Beji Caid Essebsi

    • C. 

      Habib Bourguiba

    • D. 

      Mehdi Jomaa

  • 21. 
    Which of the following country of South America announced on 30 December 2014 that it had entered recession with economic growth shrinking in the first three quarters of 2014?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 22. 
    Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs on 2 January 2014 recognised Boxing India as the national federation for representing Boxing in India. In this context consider the following statements.I. It has not been recognised as national federation by International Boxing Association (AIBA)II. Boxing India allowed to use the name under the Emblems & Names (Prevention of Improper use) Act, 1950 for all its future correspondenceWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      Both I and II

    • D. 

      Both I and II

  • 23. 
    Bharat Forge on 2 January 2015 acquired which France-based company for 90 crore rupees?
    • A. 

      Mecanique Generale Langroise

    • B. 

      DeLaChapelle

    • C. 

      Dassault Group

    • D. 

      MoonScoop Group

  • 24. 
    President Pranab Mukherjee on 31 December 2014 signed the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014. In this context, consider the following statements.I. The Bill is also called 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill, 2014II. The Bill seeks to supplement the collegiums system of appointing judges of higher judiciaryWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I Only

    • B. 

      II Only

    • C. 

      Both I and II

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II

  • 25. 
    Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) was renamed on 30 December 2014 as
    • A. 

      Insurance Regulatory and Management Authority (IRMA)

    • B. 

      Insurance Development and Management Authority of India (IDMAI)

    • C. 

      Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)

    • D. 

      Insurance Regulatory and Management Authority of India (IRMAI)

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