GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS SET 8

This set contains questions of General Awareness 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.India occupied which place of largest economy in the recent World Bank Report in terms of the Purchasing Power Parity?
A. Third largest Economy
B. Fourth Largest Economy
C. Fifth Largest Economy
D. Second largest Economy

2.Who discovered the non-insulin drug candidate for diabetic patients in the second week of April 2014?
A. William Bayliss
B. Murray Gell-Mann
C. Arnab De
D. Paul Dirac

3.Recently one of the stone-age tribes of India casted their votes for the first time for the Lok Sabha Elections 2014. What is the name of the tribe?
A. Jarawa
B. Kammara
C. Khampti
D. Shompens

4.Ebola detected recently in Guinea of African Continent is caused by
A. Virus
B. Bacteria
C. Fungi
D. Anopheles mosquito

5.Who won the Millennium Technology Prize 2014 given in the second week of April 2014?
A. Physicist Stuart Parkin
B. Chemist Roger S Goody
C. Physicist Saul Perlmutter
D. None of the above

6.Who won the Bahrain Grand Prix on 7 April 2014?
A. Nico Rosberg
B. Lewis Hamilton
C. Vettel
D. Nico Hulkenberg

7.Name the demographer who died recently and was known for coining the term BIMARU to indicate the low level of progress in some States of Northern India?
A. B R Ambedkhar
B. Satish Kumar
C. Asish Bose
D. Raj Krishna

8.Name the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that was sold for 60 crore rupees in the first week of April 2014?
A. INS Vikrant
B. INS Arihant
C. INS Vikramaditya
D. INS Viraat

9.Name the team that replaced India from the top position in the rankings of ICC Twenty20 rankings released on 8 April 2014?
A. England
B. South Africa
C. Sri Lanka
D. Australia

10.President of India on 2 May 2014 conferred Gallantry Awards on 55 personnel for their distinguished service and bravery at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Who of the following is not the recipient of Kriti Chakras?
A. Bhupal Singh Chhantel Magar
B. Lohit Sonowal
C. Bhrigu Nandan Choudhary
D. Balwinder Singh

11.Name the Indian veteran trap shooter who on 2 May 2014 jumped to the third spot in the world rankings. He achieved the rank after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, USA, in March 2014.
A. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
B. Abhinav Bindra
C. Heena Sindhu
D. Manavjit Singh Sandhu

12.Which film got the highest awards in different categories in the IIFA Awards 2014?
A. Chennai Express
B. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
C. Shaadi ke Sideeffects
D. Aashiqui 2

13.Who won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Portugal Open 2014 held in Portugal on 3 May 2014?
A. Eva Hrdinova of Cezech and Valeria Solovyeva of Russia
B. Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe
C. Vera Dushevina of Russia and Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain
D. Hao-Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei and Liezel Huber of US

14.Sania and Cara Black of Zimbabwe together how many titles they won along with WTA Portugal Open 2014?
A. 3 titles
B. 5 titles
C. 1 title
D. 4 titles

15.The US Green Building Council released the list of LEED outside United States, what is the rank of India?
A. Rank 3
B. Rank 5
C. Rank 1
D. Rank 7

16.On what day World Press Freedom Day was observed annually?
A. 30 April
B. 1 May
C. 3 May
D. 5 May

17.In India the period of the monsoon season starts and ends in the months of?
A. March to September
B. May to December
C. June to September
D. None of these

18.Who won the Asian Continental Chess Championship 2014?
A. Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan
B. Adhiban of India
C. Yu Yangyi of China
D. Abhijeet Gupta of India

19.Who is the President and CEO of the Nokia?
A. Satya Nadella
B. Rakesh Agrawal
C. S. D. Shibulal
D. Rajeev Suri

20.Who received the award in Performance in a Leading Role (Male)?
A. Shahrukh Khan- Chennai Express
B. Ranveer Singh – Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram
C. Farhan Akhtar – Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
D. Dhanush – Raanjhanaa

     

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