General Awareness Quiz - Set 81

Published on Thursday, August 11, 2016
1. Name the India-born author who was awarded the prestigious Mailer Prize recently.
a) Arundhati Roy
b) Salman Rushdie
c) Kiran Desai
d) Jhumpa Lahiri

2. Who defeated Kidambi Srikanth to win 2015 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold?
a) Tommy Sugiarto
b) Parupalli Kashyap
c) Chen Long
d) Simon Santoso 

3. Which state is the biggest economy within India at 16.87 lakh cr in terms of GSDP?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) UP
c) Maharashtra
d) Rajasthan 

4. Lt General Jacob-Farj-Rafael or JFR Jacob, who died recently, had played an important role in the war of
a) 1969
b) 1970
c) 1971
d) 1999 

5. The Kullu folk dance (Nati) recently entered the Guinness Book of world records. It is a Popular dance form of
a) Sikkim
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Kerala
d) Himachal Pradesh 

6. The RBI imposed a penalty of 1 cr on which of the following associate banks of the SBI?
a) State Bank of Patiala
b) State Bank of Mysore
c) State Bank of Travancore
d) State Bank of Hyderabad 

7. Which of the following films won the best film award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards?
a) Massan
b) Piku
c) Bajirao Mastani
d) Bajrangi Bhaijaan 

8. Who won the women’s singles title at 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton recently?
a) Li Xuerui
b) Saina Nehwal
c) PV Sindhu
d) None of them 

9. Nippon Life has agreed to hike its stake from 26 percent to 49 per cent in
a) Reliance Life Insurance
b) Shriram Life Insurance
c) SBI Life Insurance
d) Max Life Insurance 

10. Who has authored the book titled “This Unquiet Land: Stories from India’s Fault Lines”?
a) Prannoy Roy
b) Sagarika Ghose
c) Arnab Goswami
d) Barkha Dutt 


1. b) Salman Rushdie
2. a) Tommy Sugiarto
3. c) Maharashtra
4. c) 1971
5. d) Himachal Pradesh
6. c) State Bank of Travancore
7. c) Bajirao Mastani
8. c) PV Sindhu
9. a) Reliance Life Insurance
10. d) Barkha Dutt 


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