GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS SET 7

This set contains General Awareness Questions that can be asked in exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RRB, SSC etc. General Awareness section is contained in every competitive exam whether it is Banking exam or SSC.

1.Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) was launched in a country in April 2014in tie up of a leading Indian financial and health care service player. Name the country?
A. Kuwait
B. UAE
C. Saudi Arabia
D. Oman

2.Name the person who stepped down from his role as UN’s Messenger of Peace amid the reports of his engagement with a human Rights lawyer?
A. George Clooney
B. Tom Hanks
C. Will Smith
D. Bradley Cooper

3.The Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 appointed a person as the third arbitrator to resolve the dispute between the Central government and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on KG basin. The person would be the Chairman of the Arbitral Tribunal. Name the person?
A. S P Bharucha
B. V N Khare
C. James Spigelman
D. Michael Hudson McHugh

4.The Supreme Court of India on 1 May 2014 reconstituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor the probe into the black money case. To provide guidance and direction to the SIT in investigation of all cases of black money in the country and abroad, the Court has appointed a person as its Chairman. Name him?
A. Retired Judge Arijit Pasayat
B. Retired Judge MB Shah
C. Justice H L Dattu
D. Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai

5.National Basketball Association (NBA) on 1 May 2014 banned Los Angeles Clippers owner for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars over an alleged racist remark on African-American spectators in the stand. Name the owner?
A. Michael Jordon
B. Donald Sterling
C. Bruce Levenson
D. Michael Gearon

6.Name the African country that will use India-made Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the countries Presidential Election, scheduled in November 2014
A. Namibia
B. Mauritius
C. Burundi
D. Nigeria

7.Name the Indian-American whose name was confirmed by US Senate as the federal judge in Illinois?
A. Vijay Gandhi
B. Ami Bera
C. Vijay K Nambiar
D. Manish Shah

8.Archaeologists have discovered a granary with walls of mud-bricks during just-concluded excavation at a Harappan civilisation site. The excavation work was done from January to April 2014. Name the place where the granary was discovered?
A. Dholavira
B. Rakhigarhi
C. Lothal
D. Ganweriwala

9.Name the city that on 1 May 2014 agreed to allow construction of a place of worship in form of a full-fledged Gurudwara in the city?
A. Johannesburg
B. Cape Town
C. Accra
D. Kisumu

10.M S Subbulakshmi Foundation announced M S Subbulakshmi Award 2014. Who was selected for the award?
A. Mathangi Sathyamurthy
B. Saikumar
C. Sujathan
D. R Subramanya Sharma

11.Name the company that on 26 April 2014 completed the acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business?
A. Microsoft based in the US
B. Oracle based in the US
C. Adobe Systems based in the US
D. SAP based in Germany

12.Justice H L Dattu was sworn-in as the 42nd  Chief Justice of India as the successor of?
A. Justice P. Sathasivam
B. Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
C. S.H. Kapadia
D. K.G. Balakrishnan

13.Justice Dattu succeeded Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha  as the 42nd  Chief Justice of India. Name the person, who was the first Chief Justice of India?
A. Justice E.S. Venkataramiah
B. Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania
C. Justice P.N. Bhagwati
D. Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah

14.Polo, the only Gorilla in Indian Zoo died on 26 April 2014 in Mysore Zoo due to respiratory infection and age related ailments after being treated for about a month. This gorilla was gifted to the Mysore zoo by?
A. Congo’s Gorilla Kingdom
B. Georgia’s Atlanta Zoo
C. Africa’s Westland Lowland Gorilla Zoo
D. Ireland’s Dublin Zoo

15.Name the footballer who was named as the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year at an award ceremony on 28 April 2014 in London.
A. Eden Hazard of Chelsea
B. Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United
C. Luis Suarez of Liverpool
D. Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea

16.Name the Indian who on 28 April 2014 won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for the year 2014 that is commonly called as the Green Nobel.
A. Helen Holden
B. Ramesh Agrawal
C. Rudi Putra
D. Suren Gazaryan

17.Name the recipient of the 2014 Canada India Foundation Chachalani Global Indian Award?
A. Deepak
B. Ratan Tata
C. NR Narayana Murthy
D. Sam Pitroda

18.Name the sports authority that on 29 April 2014 announced an increase of 10.8 percent in the total prize amount for the year?
A. International Cricket Association
B. Wimbledon
C. World Archery Federation
D. Federation International de Football Association

19.Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 rule designated an authority person to record statement of rape victims within 24 hours instead of police officials. Name the authority?
A. Judicial Magistrate
B. Judge of a High Court
C. Collector of the District
D. None of the above

20.Name the person who in April 2014 registered a FIR in Pakistan to prove innocence of the legendary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh in the murder case of the Lahore SSP, John P Saunders in 1928?
A. Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi
B. Hemu Kalani
C. Amber Hussain
D. Craig Mundie

     

  • mano ayyappan

    most of answers here are wrong, for eg 10,11,16, 17, 20. i have listed few. plz make corrections.
    thank you

    • Thanks for the update. We have corrected them.