General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 7

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 7
1. Which of the following Indian state's chief minister has announced a Rs.100 crore prize for any scientist to become the first winner of Nobel Prize from the state in January 2017?
A) Jharkhand
B) Bihar
C) Punjab
D) Andhra Pradesh
2. Name the Portuguese Prime Minister, who has planned to visit his ancestral house in Goa during his trip between 2017, January 11th to 12th.
A) Antonio Costa
B) AnÌbal Cavaco Silva
C) Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
D) Pedro Passos Coelho
3. Who was the first Indian American woman to be elected to Congress?
A) Anitha Bera
B) Rohini Khanna
C) Pramila Jayapal
D) Kamala Harris
4. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Tata Power Company?
A) Shalabh Acharya
B) Tony V. Shyodar
C) S. Padmanabhan
D) Ratan Tata
5. How many satellites have been launched by ISRO in one go using its workhorse PSLV - C37 on 2017, February 15th?
A) 57
B) 76
C) 104
D) 155
6. State Bank of India has signed an agreement with which company to enable over 2.6 million retailers and 5,000 distributors in conducting business transactions digitally?
A) Coca Cola India
B) Pepsico
C) Patanjali
D) Parle Agro
7. Who resigned from One Day International and Twenty-Twenty cricket captainship?
A) M.S. Dhoni
B) Virat Kohli
C) Steven Smith
D) Hashim Amla
8. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of IBM India operations?
A) Anil Dhumal
B) Karan Ratnakar
C) Alfred Wincent
D) Karan Bajwa
9. Who is appointed as the UK's new ambassador to European Union?
A) Sir Tim Barrow
B) Paul Johnston
C) Christopher Yvon
D) Matthew Rowland
10. A new website called 'My Business' enabling small business to get a website has been launched by
A) Microsoft
B) Google
C) IBM
D) Dell Technologies
11. A recent discovery shows the evidence of snow and ice features, known as 'penitentes', on Pluto. 'Penitentes' are
A) Snow and ice features formed by erosion
B) Uplifted folded sedimentary rocks
C) Accumulated volcanic materials
D) Extensive continental upliftment
12. Which of the following firms has launched 'Digital Unlocked', an education programme in India?
A) Apple
B) Facebook
C) Google
D) Wipro
13. Who among the following has announced to step down as captain of Team India's limited over cricket matches?
A) Mahindra Singh Dhoni
B) Virat Kohli
C) Rohit Sharma
D) Virendra Sehwag
14. Which space agency has announced 'Lucy' and 'Psyche', the two missions to explore the solar system?
A) Russian Federal Space Agency
B) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
C) European Space Agency
D) Indian Space Research Organization
15. Which country has won SAFF Women's Championship for 4th consecutive time?
A) Bhutan
B) Bangladesh
C) Maldives
D) India
16. Name the veteran actor passed away after a massive heart attack on 2017, January 6th, in Mumbai.
A) Om Puri
B) Deven Verma
C) Zohra Sehgal
D) Sadashiv Amrapurkar
17. The fourth Assam International Agri - Horti show held in
A) Jorhat
B) Guwahati
C) Silcher
D) Tezpur
18. Which country has successfully launched a new-generation telecommunications satellite on 2017, January 5th?
A) China
B) Japan
C) North Korea
D) USA
19. Which State Government has announced to provide financial assistance of Rs.1000 per month each to single women in the state?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Telangana
C) Jharkhand
D) Chhattisgarh
20. The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given its much-awaited clearance to the Ken-Betwa interlinking of rivers (ILR) project to benefit Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The Ken River a tributary of the
A) Yamuna
B) Ganga
C) Gomati
D) Mahanadi