GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS SET 9

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.Justice G Rohini has been appointed as the first ever woman Chief Justice of ___?
A. Bombay High Court
B. Karnataka High Court
C. Delhi High Court
D. Madras High Court

2.Which among the following diseases is often called as “Polio of Agriculture”?
A. Wheat Rust
B. Panama Wilt
C. Citrus Canker
D. Leaf Blight

3.The theme of “World Green Economy Summit-2014” which concluded at Dubai is ____?
A. Global Partnership, Sustainable Future
B. Partnership for Better Future
C. Global Partnership, Better Future
D. Partnership for Sustainable Development

4.“Peace Angel 2014” is a joint military exercise concluded recently between which two countries?
A. India and Bangladesh
B. China and Pakistan
C. China and Bangladesh
D. India and Pakistan

5.The retirement fund body EPFO has decided to provide universal account numbers (UAN) to its subscribers by ___?
A. August 15
B. July 30
C. October 15
D. November 1

6.The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-2014 has been awarded to Donna Tartt, for her novel ___?
A. The Son
B. The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
C. The Goldfinch
D. The Secret History

7.Due to lack of funds, which among the following countries has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games?
A. Sri Lanka
B. Vietnam
C. Cambodia
D. Thailand

8.The 2014 winner of prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize is __?
A. Ramesh Agarwal
B. Srinivas Acharya
C. Raman Choudhary
D. Sunil Nayak

9.What is the name of Google’s new project which intends to provide high speed broadband internet connection in selected cities?
A. Google Net
B. Google Fiber
C. Google Demo
D. Google Connect

10.Sri Lanka on 6 April 2014 won the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 title after defeating India by six wickets in the final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who was adjudged as the Man of the series of the tournament?
A. Lasith Malinga
B. Virant Kohli
C. Kumar Sangakkara
D. MS Dhoni

11.Seven Anacondas will be brought in India to be kept in the Delhi zoo. The anacondas will be brought over from?
A. Jacksonville and Gardens Zoo in Northeast Florida
B. Dehiwala zoo in Sri Lanka
C. 3400 W Girard Ave Zoo in Philadelphia
D. Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington

12.India was defeated by Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who captained the Sri Lankan side in the final?
A. Lasith Malinga
B. Mahela Jayawardena
C. Kumar Sangakkara
D. Lahiru Thirimanne

13.Who was recently crowned as the fbb Femina Miss India 2014?
A. Navneer Kaur Dhillion
B. Jhataleka Malhotra
C. Koyal Rana
D. Gail Nicole Da’Silva

14.Name the team that won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) by defeating Odisha 6-2 in the finals at Chennai, Tamil Nadu?
A. Punjab
B. Jharkhand
C. West Bengal
D. Haryana

15.Iwao Hakamada, the Japanese boxer was recently awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC). Hakamada was freed from death row on 27 March 2014 after how many years in prison following a murder conviction?
A. 28
B. 36
C. 48
D. 52

16.Name the renowned cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee, who died on 7 April 2014 at his residence in Shankarapuram?
A. B. N. Sircar
B. V K Murthy
C. Pankaj Mullick
D. Raichand Boral

17.Name the novel of Indian American novelist, Jhumpa Lahiri’s that has been shortlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction on 8 April 2014.
A. Americanah
B. The Undertaking
C. Burial Rites
D. Lowland

18.Name the city which on 7 April 2014 received its first passenger train?
A. Itanagar the capital of Arunachal Pradesh
B. Dispur, the capital of Assam
C. Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram
D. Agartala, the capital of Tripura

19.Match the following Important personalities Filed to which they belong
A. MS Dhoni            1. Author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing
B. Heena Sindhu       2. Captain of captain of the ICC World T20 team
C. Jhumpa Lahiri       3. World’s Number One in 10 meters air pistol event
D. Eimear McBride     4. Author of novel Lowland

A. 4 3 2 1
B. 4 3 1 2
C. 2 3 4 1
D. 2 1 4 3

20.The lawmakers of Spain on 8 April 2014 voted to reject the request by the authorities of a region to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November 2014. Name the region whose authorities have sent the referendum proposal?
A. Cantabria
B. La Rioja
C. Navarre
D. Catalonia