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SECTION TEST : GENERAL AWARENESS


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The world Bank assisted ICDS Systems Strengthening and


Nutrition Improvement Project(ISSNIP) aims at improving
child development and Nutritional outcomes for children
has been launched by which of the following nodal
agencies?
(a) Ministry of Women and Child Development
(b) Ministry of Health
(c) Ministry of Rural Development
(d) Ministry of Labour Welfare
(e) Ministry of Social Welfare
The guidelines for licensing new banks in the private sector
are based on which of th e following committees
recommendations?
1. Narsimhan Committee
2. Kelkar Committee
3. Raghuram Rajan Committee
4. Usha Thoral Committee
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 and 4
(e) 2 and 4
Which of the following is a sort of Poverty Eradication
Programme of the Govt. of India, specially designed for rural
areas ?
(a) Self Help Group
(b) Antodaya Anna Yojana
(c) Social Security for Agricultural and Unorganized
Labour
(d) Enforcement of Minimum Wages
(e) None of these
Indian companies are allowed to arrange funds from sources
abroad through which of the following means?
(A) External Commercial Borrowings
(B) Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds
(C) Preference Shares
(a) Only (A)
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d) Only (A) and (B)
(e) All (A), (B) and (C)

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On which one of the following issues can SEBI penalize any


company in India?
(A) Violation of Banking Regulation Act.
(B) Violation of foreign portfolio investment guidelines.
(C) For violation of Negotiable Instrument Act.
(a) Only (A)
(b) All (A), (B) & (C)
(c) Only (A) & (B)
(d) Only (B) & (C)
(e) Only (B)
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
(e) Narendra Modi

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El Nino has been in news for past few years as it may affect
the Indian Monsoon. In this context which phenomenon is
known as Indian Nino?
(a) Indian Ocean Dipole
(b) Southern Oscillations
(c) Himalayan low pressure belt
(d) Bay of Bengal low pressure belt
(e) Arabian low pressure belt
What is the mascot for 35th National Games to be held in
2015?
(a) Ammu, the Great Indian Hornbill
(b) Rongmon, the Rhino
(c) Chhaua, the deer
(d) Billy, the cat
(e) None of the these
NASA has launched Ship-Aircraft Bio-Optical Research
(SABOR) experiment to probe ____?
(a) Ocean Ecology and Carbon Cycle
(b) Aquatic animal's life style
(c) Ocean Minerals
(d) Effect of ocean acidification
(e) None of these
Which of the following countries will host the 2018 FIFA
World cup?
(a) Argentina
(b) Russia
(c) Qatar
(d) Belgium
(e) Germany
Which of the following cities are the world's first and second
populous cities in 2014?
(a) Tokyo, Mumbai
(b) London, Delhi
(c) Tokyo, Delhi
(d) Berlin, Tokyo
(e) Tokyo, London
The "Golden Pen of Freedom Award" is an annual
international journalism award given by the _____?
(a) UNESCO
(b) United Nations
(c) World Association of Newspapers
(d) Times Group
(e) None of these
The Article 371E in the India constitution is related to
_____?
(a) Special provision regarding to Assam state
(b) Establishment of Central University in Andhra Pradesh
(c) Special Provision regarding to Tripura state
(d) Special Provision regarding North-Eastern Areas
(e) None of these
India's capital market regulator SEBI recently ordered which
NBFC entity to refund the money raised from some 58.5
million customers through collective investment schemes
(CIS)?

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(a) Unimax Agrotech Ltd


(b) Asia Agrotech Corp. Ltd
(c) Omaxe Agrotech Corp. Ltd
(d) Pearls Agrotech Corp. Ltd
(e) None of these
The Reserve Bank of India recently announced its decision
to reduce the number of mandated free transactions for
savings bank account holders at other bank ATMs located
in six metro cities from five to three per month. This reduction
would come into effect from which date?
(a) 1 October 2014
(b) 25 October 2014
(c) 1 November 2014
(d) 1 December 2014
(e) None of these
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently issued
guidelines for asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) to
increase their investments in security receipts (SRs) with
the objective of strengthening the asset recovery sector.
What is the minimum prescribed percentage of funds that
ARCs would now have to invest in SRs as directed in this
RBI guideline?
(a) 7.5%
(b) 10%
(c) 15%
(d) 18%
(e) None of these
Petroleum Ministry during August 2014 accorded its inprinciple approval for stake-sale in ONGC which may fetch
the government about ` 18,000 crore to meet disinvestment
target for the current fiscal. For this how much stake-sale in
the company is proposed?
(a) 1%
(b) 2%
(c) 4%
(d) 5%
(e) None of these
Indian Railways during August 2014 launched a contactless smart card enabling passengers to pay for reserved as
well as unreserved travelling train tickets as part of a pilot
project. What is the name of this smart card with lifetime
validity?
(a) Go-India
(b) Go-Bharat
(c) Go-Indian
(d) Go-Railway
(e) None of these
The fiscal deficit target for year 2015 (2014-15) has been
retained at the level announced by former Finance Minister
P.Chidambaram in his interim budget. What is this level?
(a) 4.1% of GDP
(b) 5.7% of GDP
(c) 4.8% of GDP
(d) 4.5% of GDP
(e) None of these
On 20 August 2014 the Finance Ministry ordered a forensic
audit to be done at the branches of two banks in view of the
reports of misappropriation of funds worth ` 436 crore. Which
two banks are involved in this matter?
(a) Allahabad bank and Dena Bank
(b) Dena Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
(c) Punjab National Bank and Punjab Sindh Bank
(d) Union Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce
(OBC)
(e) None of these