General Awareness

  1. A tax levied on the values that are added to goods and services by the producers at various stages of production and distribution is called_____

    Value Added Tax

  2. What does the letter S denote in the abbreviation 'SEBI' which is the name of a regulator in financial sector in India?

    Securities

  3. The sensitive index of National Stock Exchange of India is popularly known as

    SENSEX

  4. General Clients of various banks in India can make a complaint to which of the following offices, on the issues related to deficiency in services which do not get resolved at banks' level

    Ombudsman

  5. Which of the following countries has signed a 'Non-Aggression Pact' with Sudan?

    South Sudan

  6. Which of the following schemes was launched by the Govt. of India for School children?

    Mid Day Meal

  7. The second Green Revolution planned for North- Eastern States is based on Production of which of the following crops?

    paddy

  8. Which of the following places in India is famous for its woolen carpets?

    Bhadohi

  9. Which of the following terms is not used in the field of Biology

    GST

  10. Which of the following awards is given by the Govt. of India?

    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

  11. Which of the following cities in India is known as Electronic city of India?

    Bengaluru

  12. Which of the following is not a name of a newspaper published in India?

    South Zone

  13. who among the following is a famous Cricket player and represents his country in international matches?

    Kane Williamson

  14. Who is the 158th member of WTO?

    Laos

  15. Volcanic Mountains St.Helen is located in

    USA

  16. Which planet takes maximum time for one revolution?

    Jupiter

  17. Biological diversity convention was adopted in the year

    1992

  18. Which of the following steel plants is not owned by Steel Authority of India Ltd?

    Vizag Steel

  19. Which is the largest cement producing states in India?

    Andhra Pradesh

  20. Which is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India?

    Bhakhra Nangal Project

  21. Which of the following Presidents of India used the pocket veto?

    Zail Singh

  22. Who was the last governor general of India?

    Chakrabarty Rajagopalachari

  23. Dandi March is associated with

    Civi disobedience movement

  24. Who amongst the following Englishmen,first translated Bhagavad Gita into English?

    Charles Wilkins

  25. Which of the following Epics was not composed during the Gupta period?

    Ramayana

  26. Which one of the following 10 principles were prescribed by Lord Buddha?

    Love

  27. Which of the following Harappan sites is located on the banks of river Dasht?

    Sutkagendor

  28. Portfolio investment in India comes under the regulatory powers of

    SEBI

  29. Under the Parliamentary system of Government prescribed by the Constitution, who is the Constitutional head of the state?

    The Governor of the State

  30. Which of the following types of energy is used by living organism to perform vital life process?

    Chemical Energy

  31. Which of the following types of energy is used by living organism to perform vital life process?

    Chemical Energy

  32. 'Feeding on solid food' is known as

    Holozoic Nutrition

  33. Which of the following is an example of Chemical reaction?

    Ripening of fruits, Burning of wood, Rusting of iron

  34. What name is given to the device which automatically cuts off the electricity supply during short-circuiting in household wiring?

    Miniature Circuit Breaker

  35. Which of the following is not a good conductor of electricity?

    Dry Air

  36. The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India(AWBI) has been shifted from Chennai to

    Ballabhgarh, Haryana

  37. Kempegowda International Airport is the name of the international airport situated in the city of

    Bengaluru

  38. Khandoli Dam is situated in which of the following states? it is also an important tourist spot in the state.

    Jharkhand

  39. Who among the following won the 'best director award' for The Shape of water at the 90th Annual Academy Awards(Oscars 2018)?

    Guillermo del Toro

  40. Which of the following has become the first country to issue its own sovereign cryptocurrency in order to boost the economy?

    Venezuela

  41. Which of the following refers to a sustained decline in the price level of goods and services?

    Deflation

  42. Who among the following has won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the Nobel equivalent for the field?

    Balkrishna Doshi

  43. Raut Nacha is a traditional folk dance usually done by Yadavs as a symbol of worship to Lord Krishna. This dance form is popular in

    Chhattisgarh

  44. The Buddhist Community in Which of the following states celebrated the silver jubilee of the "Losar Festival" at the Nyokum Lapang Ground recently?

    Arunachal Pradesh

  45. Public sector banks have begun to rationalise their overseas operations. Which of the following banks has the largest number of overseas branches(52)?

    State Bank of India

  46. The RBI imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 40 lakh on which bank for non-compliance with its directions on direction and impounding of counterfeit notes?

    SBI

  47. Under the RBI Act, 1934, the RBI is required to pay the govt its surplus after making provision for

    contribution to staff and superannuation fund,depreciation in assets, bad and doubtful debts

  48. The world wildlife Day is observed every year on

    03 Mar

  49. The Pench National Park is situated in Seoni and Chhindwara districts of which of the following states?

    Madhya Pradesh

  50. Who among the following has started a new venture investment fund called "10100" to invest in emerging technologies in countries such as India and China?

    Travis Kalanick

  51. The RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 40 lakh on which bank for non-compliance with its directions on detection and impounding of counterfeit notes?

    SBI

  52. An FPO is the issuance of shares to investors by a public company that is currently listed on a stock market exchange. What does the letter "F" denote in the term FPO?

    Follow-on

  53. Telugu Desam Party(TDP) withdrew its ministers Ashok Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdhary from the Union cabinet recently. Raju was Civil Aviation Minister while Chowdhary was Minister of State for

    Science and Technology

  54. Who among the following was arrested in the much hyped "INX media" case recently? he is accused of influencing the finance ministry officials for obtaining FIPB clearance for Indrani and Peter Mukerj

    Karti Chidambaram

  55. The Central Govt has set up a steering committee to go into various issues relating to Fintech space in India. The committee will be headed by the Economic Affairs Secretary

    Subhash Chandra Garg

  56. The RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs50 mn on which of the following payments bank for violating operating guidelines and know your Customer(KYC) norms?

    Airtel payments bank

  57. In 2017, the India-China bilateral trade reached.

    $84.44billion

  58. The name of Manu Bhaker is associated with which of the following games? He won a gold medal in the game recently.

    Shooting

  59. Which state govt has announced "Mukhyamantri Mahila Kosh " Scheme under which unmarried women above 50 years of age will be given pension?

    Madhya Pradesh

  60. India has become the 69th member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and development(EBRD). The headquarters of the EBRD is located in

    London

  61. Which of the following is the first Indian bank to successfully execute transactions in international trade finance and remittance using blockchain technology?

    ICICI Bank

  62. Which of the following teams won the 2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament? India defeated Ireland to finish at the fifth place in the tournament.

    Australia

  63. Which sate govt has launched "Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas" Programme to involve people in rural areas in the developmental activities?

    Odisha

  64. The third edition of India's geo-political conference Raisina Dialogue was held in New Delhi recently . It was inaugurated by

    Benjamin Netanyahu

  65. The RBI has asked commercial lenders to provide it with details of all Lo Us issued by them in the past. Here, the term LoU means

    Letter of Undertaking

  66. Which of the following cryptocurrencies was created in 2009 by a mysterious figure using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto?

    Bitcoin

  67. who among the following is the new chief Minister of Nagaland?

    Neiphiu Rio

  68. According to the figures compiled by the US Treasury Department, India is the 12th largest holder of such securities is

    China

  69. Which country has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become India's top oil supplier, meeting more than a fifth of the country's oil needs in 2017-18?

    Iraq

  70. Sberbank is a major state-owned bank situated in which of the following countries?

    Russia

  71. As per the MSMED(Amendment) Bill, 2015, a small enterprise will be defined as a unit where the annual turnover is more than Rs 5 cr but does not exceed

    Rs 75 cr

  72. Javed Abidi passed away recently . He was an activist and the founder of which of the following groups?

    Disability Rights Group

  73. The business magazine Forbes released its annual 'Top 10 Billionaires List for 2018' recently featuring 121 billionaires from India, the third largest. The list is topped by

    Jeff Bezos

  74. Which of the following books has been co-authored by sourav Ganguly?

    A Century Is Not Enough

  75. The constitution of India specifies eligibility requirements for post of Governor of a state. Which of the following is NOT one of them? The person must

    be a member of the either house of the Parliament

  76. ___________ is a volcano located in the northwestern pacific ocean and after being recognised as a single volcano, it is the largest known volcano on Earth.

    Tamu massif

  77. All of the following rivers flow to the Bay of Bengal except

    Narmada

  78. the English language Weekly named Young India was published from 1919 to 1931

    MK Gandhi

  79. The period in an organism's life cycle when growth,development, and(in animals) physical activity are temporarily stopped(helping in conserving energy|) is called

    dormancy

  80. Which of the following diseases is caused by protozoa

    Malaria

  81. Which of the following diseases is caused by protozoa

    Malaria

  82. Which of the following diseases is caused by protozoa

    Malaria

  83. who among the following discovered the hormone insulin with Charles H Best?

    Frederick Banting

  84. When a govt agency, especially courts, acts on its own congnisance, it is said to be acting

    Suo Motu

  85. "Mitra Shakti" is the name of a joint military training exercise conducted regularly between India and

    Sri Lanka

  86. In the recent past, New Delhi had witnessed the menace of air pollution and smog. which of the following is Not one of the factors responsible for the same?

    Thin population in the capital

  87. Rohit Sharma hit his third double-century, playing against Sri Lanka in which of the following stadiums in 2017?

    PCA Stadium, Mohali

  88. Which of the following is NOT Correct with respect to the post of the Prime Minister of India?

    PM must be a member of the Loksabha.

  89. Which of the following is an instrument used for measuring electric current in units of ampere?

    Ammeter

  90. Which of the following devices sends and receives data over telephone lines?

    Modem

  91. The mamlunk Dynasty was founded by who among the following?

    Qutb ud-din Aibak

  92. What is the SI unit for the intensity of light?

    Cadela

  93. What amount has been allocated by the govt for the MGNREGA scheme for the fiscal year 2018-19?

    Rs55,000

  94. which of the following is the 'most invited' nation(as chief guest) during India's Republic day celebraions so far?

    France

  95. The Prime Minister Kisan Sampada Yojana is govt's flagship programme for boosting investment in

    agro-marine processing

  96. Jay Prakash Narayan had proposed which of the following in India?

    Partyless democracy

  97. The ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, was beheaded in 1675 in Delhi on the orders of the Mughal emperor

    Aurangzeb

  98. The removal or loosening of restrictions on something, typically in an economic or political system, is termed as

    liberalisation

  99. Which of the following is also used to heat food in kitchen?

    Microwaves

  100. Who among the following was popularly known as "Gurudev"?

    Rabindranath Tagore