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Current Affairs, Banking and Financial awareness quiz 19 April 2015 - 25 April 2015

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1. In a research produced by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) on 24 April 2015, which country has been topped i.e ranked 1st in the world’s happiest country list?
  • A. United Kingdom
  • B. United States
  • C. Switzerland
  • D. China
2. Which stadium in India on 24 April 2015 goes total Solar and Aims to generate 1.3 megawatt power thus remove the dependency on state board electricity to large extent?
  • A. Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • B. Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
  • C. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
  • D. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Maharashtra
3. The first postal Automated Teller Machine (ATM) was opened at the General Post Office (GPO) of which city on 24 April 2015?
  • A. Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh
  • B. Pune - Maharshtra
  • C. Gandhinagar - Gujarat
  • D. Chandigarh - Punjab
4. Which Indian-American was administered the oath for the top post of US Surgeon General by Vice President Joe Biden at a ceremonial ceremony in Fort Myer, becoming the youngest-ever in charge of the country's public health?
  • A. Vivek Sinha
  • B. Vivek Murthy
  • C. Vishal Suman
  • D. Veilesh Sharma
5. What is the name of the volcano in Chile which erupted for the first time in more than 42 years on 22 April 2015?
  • A. Villarrica
  • B. Lascar
  • C. Calbuco Volcano
  • D. Cerro Azul
6. The government on 23 April 2015 notified that it will launch a toll-free helpline for the patients suffering from which disease, whereby even a missed call would suffice to connect them with the health programme against the disease?
  • A. Tuberculosis
  • B. Cancer
  • C. Asthama
  • D. Diabetes
7. In a significant move, Congress-led UDF government on 22 April 2015 decided to give house tax exemption for buildings up to 660 sq feet. The exemption was given to which Indian state?
  • A. Chennai
  • B. Odisha
  • C. Karnataka
  • D. Kerala
8. Indian Railways on 22 April 2015 launched a Mobile app to book ticket under which category; which is seen as a step towards paperless ticketing?
  • A. Second class Category
  • B. Unreserved Category
  • C. Ladies Category
  • D. Premium Category
9. A Japan Railway maglev train hit what speed on 21 April 2015 on an experimental track in Yamanashi, setting a decisive new world record?
  • A. 613 kilometers per hour
  • B. 600 kilometers per hour
  • C. 623 kilometers per hour
  • D. 603 kilometers per hour
10. A total of 43 dinosaur egg fossils has been found on 21 April 2015 at the construction site of South China's Guangdong Province. Thus so far nearly 17000 dinosaur Fossil eggs recorded since 1st discovered in which year?
  • A. 1950
  • B. 1996
  • C. 1982
  • D. 2005
11. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in April 2015 appointed new NSE Vice-Chairman member of its External Advisory Committee (EAC) for small finance banks. What is his name?
  • A. Ravi teja
  • B. Ravikant Shashtri
  • C. Ramakant Mishra
  • D. Ravi Narain
12. To improve transparency, capital market regulator SEBI on 21 April 2015 asked all its employees to declare all their assets and liabilities to comply with which Act?
  • A. Lokpal Act
  • B. Assest Management Act
  • C. Tax Management Act
  • D. Lokayut Act
13. What is the name of a promising Bengal cricket batsman who passed away on 20 April 2015 owing to an injury sustained during a Cricket Association of Bengal's senior one-day knock-out match on April 17, 2015?
  • A. Ankit Tiwari
  • B. Ankit Keshri
  • C. Sauarbh Kesri
  • D. Ravi Singh
14. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy making body of the I-T Department, has recently issued a notification making which two instrument are valid proof of "date of birth" for obtaining PAN card?
  • A. Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) and Aadhaar
  • B. Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) and Rashan Card
  • C. Bank Passport and Government I-Card
  • D. Passport and Aadhaar
15. ICICI Bank on 20 April 2015 launched which payment service in collaboration with Tech Mahindra IT company, thus it enables customers to make over-the-counter payments without using cash?
  • A. Tick-n-Pay
  • B. Check-n-Pay
  • C. Shake-n-Pay
  • D. Tap-n-Pay
16. For the first time a female driver was appointed in the bus service of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on 18 April 2015. What is her name?
  • A. Venkatima Saritha
  • B. Venkadarath Saritha
  • C. Sarita Deb
  • D. Radha krishnan
17. President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Centenary Year Celebrations of Patna High Court on 18 April 2015. The foundation-stone of the Patna High Court (which is the High Court of Bihar state) was laid on which year?
  • A. 11 January 1925
  • B. 23 June 1954
  • C. 13 September 1969
  • D. 1 December 1913
18. Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) on 18 April 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dighi Port Limited (DPL) to facilitate construction of 34 km of railway link between Dighi Port and Roha. Dighi Port is situated in which state?
  • A. Chennai
  • B. Maharashtra
  • C. WestBengal
  • D. Odisha
 

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