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Quiz 574: Current General Awareness for All Examinations

1. Which among the following Public Sector Giants of India have recently launched the “Harit-Moksha”, a unique CSR initiative for bringing in energy efficiency in the cremation sector?
[A]NTPC
[B]ONGC
[C]BHEL
[D]OIL

2. Lt. Gen Palvinder Singh Bhalla was recently appointed the head of which among the following organizations?
[A]ITBP
[B]BSF
[C]NCC
[D]NSG

3. If a bank launched a “CASA campaign” , which among the following would be the most probable objective of such campaign?
[A]To bring down Non-performing Assets (NPA)
[B]To develop better customer relations
[C]To bring in more new customers
[D]To provide no frill services

4. Who among the following heads the National Integration Council in India?
[A]President
[B]Vice President
[C]Prime Minister
[D]A retired Chief Justice of Supreme Court

5. 14th September, 1949 Constitution-makers of the country decided to accord the status of _________ to Hindi.
Choose the most correct option:
[A]National Language of India
[B]Official Language of India
[C]Official Language of Union
[D]National Language of Union

6. “Prime Minister’s 15 Point Programme” in India is related to which among the following segments of society?
[A]BPL families
[B]Minorities
[C]Unemployed Poors
[D]Rural Old Age people

7. The Integrated Action Plan (IAP) is aimed at bridging the development deficit in the extremely backward areas that are affected by ______.
Choose the most correct option:
[A]Drought
[B]Terrorism
[C]Left Wing Extremism
[D]Widespread Poverty

8. ” Maulana Azad National Fellowship scheme” is available in India for the students of which among the following?
[A]Muslims
[B]BPL Families of Muslims
[C]BPL Families of 5 Notified Minorities
[D]5 Notified Minorities

9. Where are the headquarters of Biodiversity International?
[A]Rome
[B]Geneva
[C]Paris
[D]Manila

10. The IVFRT project is related to which among the following?
[A]Public Health
[B]Population Control
[C]Tax Revenue
[D]Immigration

11. “Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan” covers the students from which among the following age groups?
[A]10-14 Years
[B]12-16 Years
[C]14-18 Years
[D]14-16 Years

12. In which year, the restructured Twenty Point Programme (TPP) became effective?
[A]2006
[B]2007
[C]2008
[D]2009

13. The “Perform-Achieve-Trade” (PAT) Scheme has been launched for which among the following sectors in India?
[A]Exports
[B]Infrastructure
[C]Energy
[D]Tourism

Explanation
14. Recently, India has proposed a special $ 10 Billion Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) fund for which among the following organizations?
[A]SAARC
[B]BRICS
[C]IBSA
[D]Non-Aligned Movement

Explanation
15. Which among the following is the fifth generation fighter in being developed by India and Russia?
[A]Mikoyan MiG-35
[B]Lockheed JetStar
[C]Sukhoi/HAL
[D]Mitsubishi F-2