General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 10

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 10
1. Name the Veteran British war correspondent, known for breaking the news of the Nazi invasion of Poland, has passed away in Hong Kong in Jan, 2017.
A) Melton Prior
B) Catherine Philp
C) Clare Hollingworth
D) Martin Bell
E) None of these
2. Who has been appointed as new West Indies director of cricket?
A) Jimmy Adams
B) Frank De Caires
C) Tony White
D) Bryan Davis
E) None of these
3. Indian standard on gold hallmarking has been revised and has been made effective for implementation with effect from
A) 2017, January 1st
B) 2017, January 5th,
C) 2017, January 15th
D) 2017, January 20th
E) 2017, January 16th
4. Who has won the second straight FIFA's best woman player award?
A) Alex Morgan
B) Nadine Marejke Angerer
C) Kristine Marie Lilly
D) Carli Lloyd
E) None of these
5. Name the former German President, one of the first leaders to address Germany's resistance to reform, passed away in Jan, 2017.
A) Roman Herzog
B) Horst Kohler
C) Christian Wulff
D) Johannes Rau
E) None of these
6. In which country's rainforest a new species of Gibbon is found in January, 2017?
A) India
B) Mexico
C) China
D) Venezuela
E) Malaysia
7. In which country a 57-year old man has been charged with capturing and killing of rarest of species of butterflies?
A) Finland
B) Sweden
C) Denmark
8. Name the Central American country in which Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, a married couple, sworn in as the President and Vice-President respectively, for the first time in the history.
A) Nicaragua
B) Costa Rica
C) Guatemala
D) Honduras
E) None of these
9. Who among the following is Chief Election Commissioner?
A) S. Y. Quraishi
B) Nasim Zaidi
C) V. S. Sampath
D) H. S. Brahma
E) None of these
10. Who has become a member of International Hockey Federation Athletes' Committee on 2017, January 11th?
A) P.R. Sreejesh
B) Sardara Singh
C) Manpreet Singh
D) Danish Mujtaba
E) None of these
11. On 2017, March 7th the National Conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan was held in....
A) Chennai
B) Kolkata
C) Mumbai
D) Pune
E) New Delhi
12. Jal Gram Yojana is one of the components of Jal Kranti Abhiyan. Under Jal Gram Yojana, how many water stressed villages in each district be selected and a comprehensive water security plan is formulated to achieve water security for these villages?
A) five
B) ten
C) three
D) seven
E) two
13. CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) on 2017, March 6th approved the proposal for revival of 50 un-served/ under-served airports by the year ......
A) 2025
B) 2019
C) 2020
D) 2040
E) 2018
14. Who is the chairman of CCEA?
A) Finance Minister
B) RBI governor
C) Prime Minister
D) Finance Secretary
E) Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India
15. National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) focuses on four key areas including survival, health and nutrition, education and development, protection and ......
A) Exam Curriculum
B) Clean Environment
C) Neo - Natal cure
D) Participation
E) Bus transport to schools
16. First Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) inaugurated at Mysuru head post office in Karnataka and also at Dahod in...
A) Gujarat
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Tamilnadu
D) Manipur
E) Arunachal Pradesh
17. Which ID card is made mandatory for students to avail mid-day meals from 2017, June 1st?
A) PAN card
B) EPF card
C) Aadhar Card
D) Parents PAN card
E) Resident card
18. New Prime Minister of Sudan is.......
A) Robert Mugabe
B) Jacob Zuma
C) Unhuru Kenyatta
D) Bakri Hassan Saleh
E) Umad Hassan al-Bashir
19. Sudan capital is Khartoum and Sudan Currency is.....
A) Franc
B) Dollar
C) Shilling
D) Pound
E) Lira
20. Which of the following nations do not use Pound as currency?
A) Lebanon
B) England
C) New Zealand
D) Syria
E) Egypt