GK & Current Affairs: April 25, 26, 2015

1. Gas hydrates are naturally occurring ice-like substances mainly composed of ___? [A]Methane [B]Carbon dioxide [C]Carbon monoxide [D]Ethane Show Answer Methane Gas hydrates are naturally occurring, crystalline, ice-like substances composed of gas molecule mainly methane and water. Scientific interest in gas hydrates is driven mainly by its potential future role as an energy resource and


GK & Current Affairs: April 23, 24, 2015

1. Who was awarded with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015? [A]Anil Kapoor [B]Sunil Shetty [C]Amitabh Bachchan [D]Amir Khan Show Answer Anil Kapoor Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has been honoured with the prestigious Deenanath Mangeshkar award. This was the 73rd edition of the awards. Besides Anil Kapoor, Marathi actor Dilip Prabhalkar was also conferred


GK & Current Affairs: April 21, 22, 2015

1. Which country in SAARC has the highest GDP (PPP) per capita ? [A]Sri Lanka [B]Maldives [C]India [D]Bhutan Show Answer Maldives Among the SAARC countries, Highest Per Capita GDP (PPP) is of Maldives as per World Economic Outlook Database, April 2015. It stands at 14,383 International Dollars as shown in below table. An international dollar


GK & Current Affairs: April 19, 20, 2015

1. Which country generates highest per capita e-waste? [A]Singapore [B]Norway [C]Iceland [D]Denmark Show Answer Norway As per a report by United Nations University, Norway topped the world’s electronic waste mountain in 2014, generating 28.4kgs per inhabitant. It was followed by Switzerland (26.3kg per capita), Iceland (26.1kgs), Denmark (24kgs), Britain (23.5kgs), the Netherlands (23.4kgs), Sweden (22.3kgs),


GK & Current Affairs: April 17, 18, 2015

1. Which state of India is known for highest per capita alcohol consumption? [A]Gujarat [B]Kerala [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Telangana Show Answer Kerala As of 2015, Kerala has India’s highest per capita alcohol consumption at more than eight litres per person yearly. Report Error 3. Recently, the European Union has proposed a 10 point action plan to


Quiz 648: Banking Awareness for SBI PO 2015

1. Which among the following was the first bank purely managed by Indians? [A]Oudh Commercial Bank [B]Punjab National Bank [C]Bank of India [D]Allahabad Show Answer Punjab National Bank The first Bank with Limited Liability to be managed by Indian Board was Oudh Commercial Bank. It was established in 1881 at Faizabad. This bank failed in

GK & Current Affairs: April 15, 16, 2015

1. Recently, which country has agreed to hold first ever joint military exercise with Pakistan? [A]Russia [B]Japan [C]Bangladesh [D]Nepal Show Answer Russia Russia has agreed to hold first ever joint military exercise with Pakistan. The move is aimed to enhance their defence cooperation. The agreement was reached during a meeting in Moscow between Pakistan defence


GK & Current Affairs: April 13, 14, 2015

1. Which space agency designed the Bed Rest research to study the effects of prolonged exposure to micro-gravity? [A]ISRO [B]NASA [C]ESA [D]NAOA Show Answer NASA The US space agency NASA designed the Bed Rest research to study the effects of prolonged exposure to micro-gravity. Under this study participant requires to remain horizontal for a period


GK & Current Affairs: April 11, 12, 2015

1. Where is India’s first International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)? [A]Bangalore [B]Mumbai [C]Ahmadabad [D]Kolkata Show Answer Ahmadabad India’s first International financial Service Centre (IFSC) was commissioned at the Gujarat International Financial Tec (GIFT) City, Ahmedabad. With an IFSC in India, India now compete against global financial hubs like Dubai and Singapore to attract foreign investors


GK & Current Affairs: April 9, 10, 2015

1. South Pars Field in Persian Gulf is world’s largest reservoir of ____? [A]Petroleum [B]Natural Gas [C]Shale Gas [D]Uranium Show Answer Natural Gas South Pars Field located in the Persian Gulf is the world’s largest natural gas field shared between Iran and Qatar. According to International Energy Agency, the field holds an estimated 1,800 trillion