General Awareness Quiz For Upcoming Exams

Dear readers,

We are presenting you a General Awareness quiz, which will help you in your preparation and also in upcoming exams. So do solve the quiz and try to give your answers in the comment section, soon we will published the correct answers.

1. Recently, Marathi Litterateur Bhalachandra Nemade
selected for the Jnanpith award for the year 2014. He is ____ recipient of the award.

(1) 46th

(2) 47th

(3) 48th

(4) 49th

(5) 50th

2. Which among the following bank has tied up
with UAE Exchange to offer an instant bank transfer service to the Indians
residing in the Gulf nation?

(1) Axis Bank

(2) HDFC Bank

(3) Bank of Baroda

(4) ICICI Bank

(5) Canara Bank

3. Recently, Serena Williams lifted Australian Open
Women’s Single Title 2015. How many times did, Serena Williams has won the Grand
Slam title in her career?

(1) 17th

(2) 18th

(3) 19th

(4) 16th

(5) 15th

4. Recently, Yuvraj Singh has emerged as the
most expensive cricketer in the IPL 8 player auction. He sold for 16 crore to
_____.

(1) Mumbai Indians

(2) Royal Challengers Bangalore

(3) Delhi Daredevils

(4) Kings XI Punjab

(5) None of these

5. National Girl Child day is celebrated every
year on:

(1) 23rd March

(2) 24th January

(3) 25th April

(4) 21st February

(5) 20th October

6. Which among the following states became the
first state in the country to launch web-based education programme?

(1) Arunachal Pradesh

(2) Kerala

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Rajasthan

(5) Telangana

7. Recently, Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. joins hands
with, which among the following telecom companies for a Payments Bank license?

(1) Airtel

(2) Reliance

(3) Idea

(4) Vodafone

(5) None of these

8. France lifted the World Handball title by
defeating, which country in the final?

(1) England

(2) Germany

(3) Qatar

(4) Brazil

(5) Poland

9. Recently, Deep Kumar Upadhyay appointed as a
new Nepal ambassador to ____.

(1) Bhutan

(2) India

(3) Afghanistan

(4) Bangladesh

(5) Pakistan

10. The Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana which was
launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, aims to cover 2500 villages till
_____.

(1) 2020

(2) 2019

(3) 2021

(4) 2018

(5) 2017

Answers:

Qs1 (5)   Qs 2(4)  
Qs 3(3)  Qs 4 (3)  Qs 5 (2)

Qs 6
(1)   Qs 7 (3)   Qs 8 (3) 
Qs 9 (2)  Qs 10 (2)

Explanations:

1. Marathi Litterateur Bhalachandra Nemade
selected for the 50th Jnanpith award
for the year 2014. He is the fourth Marathi writer to win the literary honour
after VS Khandekar in 1974, VV Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj in 1988, and Govind
Karandikar alias Vinda Karandikar in 2003.

2. ICICI
Bank has tied up with UAE Exchange to offer an instant bank transfer
service to the Indians residing in the Gulf nation. ‘FLASHremit’ service
started by the private sector bank enables customers to conveniently send money
instantly to their beneficiaries in India in rupee denominations.

3. Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova in
the final to win the Australian Open Women’s Singles Title for the sixth time.
With this win, Serena Williams won 19th
Grand Slam title in her career.

4. Yuvraj Singh sold for 16 crore to Delhi
Daredevils in IPL 8 player auction. The second most expensive player was Dinesh
Karthik who was bought for Rs 10.50 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore.

5. National girl child day is celebrated every
year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child.

6. Arunachal Pradesh became the first state in
the country to launch a web-based educational programme for all schools. The
State government has started the programme in collaboration with Google.

7. Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. joins hands with Idea
Cellular a telecom company for a Payments Bank license. Aditya Birla Nuvo will
hold 51% while Idea will hold the balance 49% in Idea Payments Bank Ltd. which
would be the Payments Bank entity, if a license is granted.

8. France lifted the World Handball title by
defeating Qatar by 25-22 in the final. With this win France has won the World
Championships title for the fifth time, which is a record in handball game.

9. Deep Kumar Upadhyay appointed as a new Nepal
ambassador to India.

10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 August
2014 announced Sansad Asarsh Gram Yojana. It aims to cover 2500 villages by
2019. Under the project, each Member of Parliament (MP) will take up the
responsibility of providing infrastructure and developing three villages by
2019.

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