General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 20

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General Awareness Quiz for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 20
1. Recently the cost of the National Democratic Alliance government's marquee river interlinking project to transfer water from the Ken to the Betwa river has now reached Rs.18,000 crore. Ken and Betwa river flows through
A) Karnataka and Maharashtra
B) Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
C) Kerala and Tamil Nadu
D) Meghalaya and Assam
2. Recently the Supreme Court refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights. Cockfights are popular in which state during the Sankranti festival?
A) Karnataka
B) Punjab
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Manipur
3. The number of unemployed people in India is expected to rise by 1 lakh in 2017 and another 2 lakh in 2018, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). ILO is headquartered in
A) Geneva
B) New York
C) Vienna
D) London
4. The 69th Indian Army Day was observed this year on
A) 9thJanuary
B) 11th January
C) 12thJanuary
D) 15th January
5. The World Employment and Social Outlook report is released by the
A) World Health Organization (WHO)
B) United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
C) International Labour Organisation (ILO)
D) United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN - Habitat)
6. The Expert Group set up to prepare Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) has submitted its report to the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD). The expert group was headed by
A) Sumit Bose
B) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
C) Rajiv Mehrishi
D) Sharad Kumar
7. Kyrgyzstan has recently been in news, the capital of the country is
A) Tokmok
B) Bishkek
C) Kara - Balta
D) Karakol
8. 'Brahmos' is the world's fastest anti-ship cruise missile in operation. It can be launched from
A) submarines
B) ships
C) aircraft
D) All of the above
9. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), which year has been the warmest claiming nearly 1600 lives?
A) 2014
B) 2015
C) 2016
D) None
10. Recently molecules were tied into tightest knot ever by the scientists of
A) University of Manchester
B) University of Cambridge
C) Princeton University
D) Harvard University
11. On 2017, January 15th which country aborted mini-rocket mission shortly after liftoff?
A) North Korea
C) Japan
D) China
12. Annual enumeration of migratory birds at Hirakud Dam began on 2017, January 15th. The dam is located on the river
A) Baitarani
B) Mahanadi
C) Rushikulya
D) Brahmani
13. In Kerala, which City Corporation has become the first Elderly-Friendly Corporation in the state?
A) Kozhikode Corporation
B) Kochi Corporation
C) Alappuzha Corporation
D) Kannur Corporation
14. The 57th annual Kerala Schools Arts Festival, tipped as Asia's largest youth art fete, held at
A) Thiruvananthapuram
B) Thalassery
C) Kannur
D) Tiruvalla
15. In January 2017, Minister of State for External Affairs visited Bahrain and held talks with senior ministers on issues related to labour. Name the minister.
A) Ananthkumar
B) Thawar Chand Gehlot
C) V.K. Singh
D) Dr. Jitendra Singh
16. Union Govt has released new Adoption Regulations to strengthen the adoption programme in the country. The new norms come into force from
A) 2017, January 15th
B) 2017, January 16th
C) 2017, January 18th
D) 2017, January 20th
17. 'Sea Dagger 2017' is a joint military exercise between
A) Britain and UAE
B) Russia and Canada
C) Brazil and South Africa
D) India and Australia
18. Which ministry has launched a mobile app 'SEZ India' which provides detailed information related to special economic zones?
A) Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers
B) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
D) Ministry of Food Processing Industries
19. As per the Oxfam report, eight men own half the world's wealth. Oxfam is an international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of
A) Global poverty
B) Gender inequality
C) Global illiteracy
D) None of above
20. Bornes Kitur bagged the women's title at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon held on 2017, January 15th. She belongs to
A) Tanzania
B) Kenya
C) South Sudan
D) Nigeria