Quiz 305 : Current Knowledge & General Awareness for Bank PO Examinations

1.Which of the following Indian Company was recently in news for successfully designing, developing and testing 420 kN and 320 kN Porcelain Disc Insulators for 800 kV High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Lines and has become the only supplier in the world for these type of insulators?
(A)Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
(B)Jindal Steel and Power Limited
(C)PowerGrid Corporation of India
(D)Sterlite Energy Limited
(E)None of them

2.In which of the following islands of India, India’s largest Solar Power basedIsland Electrification Project is being run ?
(E)Wheelar Island

3.In which of the following states is located the Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, which has been recently selected by Wildlife Institute of India to be developed as an alternate habitat for the Asiatic Lions?
(C)Madhya Pradesh

4.In which year Ecological Task Forces (ETFs) scheme was initiated?

5.One of the objectives of Mission Clean Ganga is to ensured that no untreated municipal sewage and industrial effluents flow into the river. Which year has been fixed as a deadline to achieve this objective?

6.Consider the Following statements regarding the “Security Related Expenditure Scheme” of Government of India:
1. This is a 100% centrally sponsored non plan scheme
2. It was initiated to supplement the efforts of the States to deal with mainly with the naxalite problem effectively.
3. This scheme is applicable in all states and Union Territories of Government of India
Which among the above statements are correct ?
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)1 2 & 3
(D)2 & 3 only
(E)1 &3 only

7.Civil Defense Act, 1968 was amended by Parliament in the year 2009 in which the definition of ‘civil defense’ has been enlarged. Which among the following has been added to this definition?
(A)Hostile attack on People
(B)Disaster Management
(C)Maintenance of Water Supply
(D)Fire Protection
(E)None of them

8.With of the following the scheme / project CONFONET is related to ?
(A)Agricultural Development
(B)Consumer Forums (Fora)
(C)Customer Service
(D)Container Depots
(E)None of them

9.Which of the following has become recently the first African Country to win Under 20 World Cup of Football in October 2009?
(D)South Africa
(E)None of them

10.At which of the following place in India is coming up a National Maritime Complex to showcase various facets of Indian Maritime Industry?

11.Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Biological Institutes of India)
(A)National Institute of Immunology (NII) – New Delhi
(B)Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) – Hyderabad
(C)National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) – Faridabad
(D)Institute of Bioresource and Sustainable Development (IBSD),- Imphal
(E)Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) – Thiruvananthapuram

12.What is the name of India’s first indigenously built nuclear propelled strategic submarine ?
(A)INS Viraat
(B)INS Shakti
(C)INS Arihant
(D)INS Godavari
(E)INS Kushan

13.Who among the following is the brand ambassador of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India’s ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ campaign?
(A)Shahrukh Khan
(B)Amir Khan
(C)Amitabh Bachchan
(D)Abhishek Bachchan
(E)None of them

14.Recently Govt of India has decided to set up “Central Academy for Police Training”. Which of the following locations has been selected for this purpose?

15.How many countries are there in the BASIC group which was recently in news?

16.Which of the following places are main centers of silicosis and silico-tuberculosis diseases affecting the workers in India?
(A)Glass Factories
(B)Stone quarries and stone crushing factories.
(C)Fireworks Factories
(D)Brick Kilns
(E)None of them

17.In how many states in India, Hepatitis B vaccination is being implemented as a part of Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) which was conceived in 2002?

18.On which of the following recently “Valiathan Committee Report ” gave its recommendation?
(A)Sugarcane Prices
(B)All India Institute of Medical Sciences
(C)Catering in Indian Railway
(D)Wholesale price Index
(E)None of them

19. Larsemann Hills region was recently in news. Where is located Larsemann Hills region ?
(E)Asia Pacific

20.Recently we read in the newspapers that Govt. of India has released some postal stamps , one of them being Varanasi Brocade. What is this Varanasi Brocade ?
(A)A leather product
(B)A Textile Product
(C)A Cash Crop
(D)An artifact
(E)None of them

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