Quiz - MCQ

1)   RBI has made amendments to the treatment of certain balance sheet items of banks for what purpose?

a. Boosting their regulatory capital
b. Aligning with the Internationally adopted Basel III capital standards
c. Neither a nor b
d. Both a and b

ANSWER: Both a and b

2)   Zero Discrimination Day is observed on which day every year?

a. March 31st
b. March 2nd
c. March 3rd
d. March 1st

ANSWER: March 1st

3)   President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee celebrated the Civil Accounts Day on 1st March 2016. Which edition of the day was celebrated by him on this date?

a. 38th
b. 39th
c. 40th
d. 41st

ANSWER: 40th

4)   Government has approved the setting up of a Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy in which Odisha city?

a. Puri
b. Bhubaneswar
c. Cuttack

d. Balasore

ANSWER: Bhubaneswar

5)   US has deployed its elite counter terrorism unit for convert operations in Iraq to kill/capture high ranking IS operatives and gather intelligence. What is its name?

a. Alpha Force
b. Delta Force
c. Gamma Force
d. Beta Force

ANSWER: Delta Force

6)   Which famous Oscar winning actor won the award for the 1960s classic Cool Hand Luke?

a. George Kennedy
b. Paul Newman
c. Tim Dalton
d. Sean Connery

ANSWER: George Kennedy
7)   Which nation declared an emergency after a major pipeline burst?

a. Colombia

b. Serbia
c. Peru
d. None of the above


8)   Government is setting up a NMPB under Department/Ministry of Ayush. What is its full form?

a. National Medicinal Plants Board
b. National Medical Plants Board
c. National Medicine Plants Board
d. None of the above

ANSWER: National Medicinal Plants Board

9)   Name the island off Goa’s coast given by State Government of Goa to MoD?

a. Daman
b. Diu
c. Anjadiv
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Anjadiv

10)   Which ship is going to be converted to Aircraft Carrier Museum?

a. INS Vikrant
b. INS Viraat
c. INS Vishal
d. None of the above


11)   Government has announced the creation of HEFA which will create infrastructure for top institutions like IITs. What does HEFA stand for?

a. Higher Education Financing Agency
b. Higher Education Finance Association
c. Higher Education Financial Amalgamation
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Higher Education Financing Agency

12)   GoI has approved Department of Investment and Public Asset management proposal for strategic disinvestment of CPSEs. What are CPSEs?

a. Central Public Sector Entities
b. Central Public Sector Enterprises
c. Central Public Sector Enclave
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Central Public Sector Enterprises

13)   Which veteran Hindustani classical vocalist has been selected for Puttaraj Samman-2016 instituted by the Dr. Puttaraj Gawai Foundation?

a. Vidyadhar Vyas
b. Varun Vyas
c. Vikash Vyas
d. Vikram Vyas

ANSWER: Vidyadhar Vyas

14)   Which airport has won 3 International awards for 2015 by ACI?

a. Chattrapatti Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
b. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
c. Sardar Vallabhai International Airport, Ahmedabad
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi

15)   NTCA has given in principle approval for creation of 4 new tiger reserves in which states?

a. MP, Odisha, Assam and Chhattisgarh
b. Chhattisgarh, MP, Odisha and Manipur
c. Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Meghalaya
d. None of the above

ANSWER: MP, Odisha, Assam and Chhattisgarh

16)   Which US based subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises has acquired Adaptive Software?

a. Decision Resources Group
b. Daily Resources Group
c. Decision Research Group
d. Decision Research Company

ANSWER: Decision Resources Group

17)   Government has constituted a committee to consider granting of ST status to 6 Assamese communities. This includes:

a. Matak
b. Moran
c. Tai Ahom
d. All of the above

ANSWER: All of the above

18)   Which company has surpassed Infosys and HDFC to become third most valued company, in terms of market valuation?

a. ITC
b. IBM
c. HCL
d. Wipro


19). Who among the following has been selected for Bihari Puruskar 2015 as announced on March 2, 2016?

a. Ravi Shankar Prasad
b. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
c. Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas
d. Hrishikesh Sulabh

ANSWER: Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas

20). What is the name of the Astronaut from United States of America who returned from the International Space Station on March 2, 2016?

a. Scott Kelly
b. Tim Peake
c. Sunita Williams
d. Helen Sharman

ANSWER: Scott Kelly

21). As per the announcement made in the Union Budget 2016-17, the Infrastructure cess is to be levied on___________?

a. Purchase of Land
b. Airline fares
c. Purchase of Car
d. On all retail items

ANSWER: Purchase of Car

22). The Multilateral Exercise Force 18 which began in Pune, Maharashtra on March 1, 2016 is focussed on __________?

a. Counter insurgency
b. Desert Warfare
c. Joint Air warfare
d. Humanitarian and Peacekeeping operations

ANSWER: Humanitarian and Peacekeeping operations

23). What was the name of the mission from which astronauts and cosmonauts returned from on March 2, 2016?

a. One Year Mission
b. Mars Mission
c. Solar mission
d. International Space Station Mission

ANSWER: One Year Mission