GK Mania: Current Affairs & Banking Awareness - Part 14

Published on Sunday, February 07, 2016
Dear Readers,
Today we are presenting you the GK Mania which is based on current affairs and banking awareness. We have given 10 questions set with full solution. Try to solve it. You may expect similar questions in your upcoming exams.

Practice Set

1. Which state has commissioned a 520-MW coal-based thermal power unit by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, BHEL?
a) West Bengal
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Gujarat
d) Bihar
e) None of these
2. Which country has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018?
a) India
b) China
c) Pakistan
d) Sri Lanka
e) Nepal

3. Which among the following will be the new CEO of India’s leading online marketplace Flipkart?
a) Sachin Bansal
b) Jeff Bezos
c) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
d) Binny Bansal
e) None of these

4. In 73rd Golden Globe Awards 2016, which among the following has won the “Best Television Series – Drama”?
a) My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
b) Mr. Robot
c) Mozart in the Jungle
d) America Horror Story: Hotel
e) The Affair

5. Recently, Maria Teresa de Filippis passed away in Italy. She was 89. She was associated with _________.
a) Formula One
b) Cinema
c) Social Activity
d) Politics
e) None of these

6. Recently, Colin Munro has flaming second-fastest fifty in T-20 Internationals against Sri Lanka. He achieved this feat in how many balls _______.
a) 10
b) 11
c) 12
d) 13
e) 14

7. World Radio Day observed every year on _________.
a) 13th January
b) 13th March
c) 13th February
d) 13th December
e) 13th August

8. India is a permanent member of which of the following organizations?
b) Non-Aligned Movement
c) G-8
e) None of these

9. As insurance scheme for the agriculture was introduced by the Govt. of India. Which of the following represents the name of the same?
e) None of these

10. Which of the following is NOT a measure to control inflation adopted by the Government and/or RBI?
a) Monetary Policy
b) Fiscal Policy
c) Financial Inclusion
d) Price Control
e) Bank Rate Policy


1. b) Andhra Pradesh
2. e) Nepal
3. d) Binny Bansal
4. b) Mr. Robot
5. a) Formula One
6. e) 14
7. c) 13th February
8. b) Non-Aligned Movement
9. a) NAIS
Full Form of NAIS: National Agricultural Insurance Scheme
10. c) Financial Inclusion


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