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Current Affairs, Banking and Financial awareness quiz 18 May 2015 - 24 May 2015

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1. According to the National Sample Survey report, which 2 cities in India has top the list of unemployment for both men and women on 22 May 2015?
  • A. Patna and Lucknow
  • B. Kanpur and Patna
  • C. Lucknow and Satna
  • D. Ludhiana and Raipur
2. According to a recent ASSOCHAM study on 22 May 2015, which state has emerged as biggest contributor to India's agriculture and allied sector as of 2013-14 with a share of about 13%?
  • A. Karnataka
  • B. Uttar Pradesh
  • C. Punjab
  • D. Bihar
3. What is the name given to India’s first space observatory which has been developed at ISRO’s Satellite Centre in Bangalore that has tentative launch date in October 2015?
  • A. Starsat
  • B. Cosmosat
  • C. UniSat
  • D. AstroSat
4. In big move, the government for the first time plans to launch a web portal that can be accessed by a common man to upload visuals and details of missing children and help track them. What is the web address of this website?
  • A. lostfound.gov.in
  • B. khoya.gov.in
  • C. khoyapaya.gov.in
5. To attract overseas funds, government on 21 May 2015 decided that on which kind of Investments by NRIs, OCIs and PIOs will be treated as domestic investments and will not be subject to foreign direct investment caps?
  • A. Non-repatriable investments
  • B. Non-convertable investments
6. On 20 May 2015, which Indian temple has received the ISO 9001:2008 certificate for devotee management as well as its social and educational welfare schemes?
  • A. Shree Mahakaleshwer
  • B. Siddhivinayak Temple
  • C. Meenakshi temple
  • D. Thirumandhamkunnu Temple
7. what is claimed to be the first such case in the world, AIIMS surgeons remove world's largest kidney tumor. What is the weight of this cancer effected kidney?
  • A. 5.018 kg
  • B. 5.12 kg
  • C. 5.66 kg
  • D. 5.99 kg
8. On 18 May 2015, which Indian stock exchange announced the introduction of the first-of-its-kind Overnight Liquid Fund product which will provide the facility to invest even for a single night in liquid funds?
  • A. BSE
  • B. NSE
  • C. Both
9. Which Bollywood megastar and his son on 20 May 2015 have jointly invested USD 250,000 (about Rs 1.6 crore) in Meridian TechPte Limited, a Singapore-based company that runs free cloud storage, e-distribution and micro-payment platform Ziddu.Com?
  • A. Jeetendra and Tushar Kapoor
  • B. Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan
  • C. Rakesh Roshan and Hrithik roshan
  • D. Jackie Shroff and Tiger Shroff
10. The government on 19 May 2015 released a draft guidelines on gold monetization scheme to mobilise the gold held by households and institutions. Under this Draft how low one can deposit the gold?
  • A. 30 Grams
  • B. 50 Grams
  • C. 10 Grams
  • D. 20 Grams
11. To look into the provisions of the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, who was appointed as the Chairman of the 30-member Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that was constituted on 18 May 2015?
  • A. S.S. Jhunjhunwala
  • B. Ms. Dora ragini
  • C. Reema sehgal
  • D. S.S. Ahluwalia
12. Former nurse Aruna Shanbaug at age of 67 passed away in a Mumbai hospital on 18 May 2015. She was the victim of famous brutal rape case that had happened 42 years ago. Since 42 years, what is the name of the hospital has been taking care of her?
  • A. Bombay Hospital
  • B. Hiranandani Hospital
  • C. Kings Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital
  • D. SevenHills Hospital
13. Who became the first tribal woman governor of Jharkhand on 18 May 2015 when chief justice Virendra Singh administered her oath of office and secrecy at Birsa Mandap in the premises of Raj Bhawan?
  • A. Kunalika hurmani
  • B. Draupadi Murmu
  • C. Arundhati meena
  • D. Deepa murmu
14. Uttarakhand state opened a beautiful valley for tourists for the first time since the 1962 Indo-China war because of its proximity to the China border. What is name of this valley?
  • A. Alakananda Valley
  • B. Lahaul Valley
  • C. Nelong Valley
  • D. Niti Valley
15. The nation's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has created a separate company to carry out its massive CSR initiatives. What is the name of the company?
  • A. SBI company
  • B. SBI Foundation
  • C. SBI NGO Foundation
  • D. SBI
16. What is the name given to a new state of matter that was developed in the lab and reported discover by a team of scientists from Tohoku University (Japan)?
  • A. Jahn-Teller metal
  • B. Bose-Einstein condensates
  • C. Strange matter
  • D. fermionic condensates
17. US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had found the world’s first fully warm-blooded fish. This fish circulates heated blood throughout its body much like mammals and birds. What is the name of this fish?
  • A. Bandfish
  • B. Clownfish
  • C. Ember parrotfish
  • D. Opah (or Moonfish)
18. Which top private sector lender Bank from India on 16 May 2015 opened its first branch in China?
  • A. HDFC Bank
  • B. ICICI Bank
  • C. State Bank of India
  • D. Punjab National Bank
19. On 17 May 2015, 1.84 Km bridge built over Kosi river at Naugachia in Bhagalpur district was inaugurated and given to the people. What is the name of the bridge?
  • A. Baba Bishu Raut bridge
  • B. Koilvar Bridge
  • C. Ganga rail-Road Bridge
  • D. Vikramshila Setu
 

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