UILS : Question of The Day

Question Date - Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Question - Who is the author of the book titled Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature?
Option A : Jairam Ramesh Option B : Satish Kumar
Option C : Anupam Mishra Option D : Palagummi Sainath.
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Question Date - Monday, December 11, 2017
Question - Who has been re-nominated by India for another term as judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ)?
Option A : Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud Option B : Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur
Option C : Justice Dalveer Bhandari Option D : Harish Salve.
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Question Date - Sunday, December 10, 2017
Question - Who has become the new brand ambassador to promote Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
Option A : Aamir Khan Option B : Amitabh Bachchan
Option C : Sachin Tendulkar Option D : P.T. Usha.
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Question Date - Saturday, December 9, 2017
Question - Name the Bengali actor who was honoured with the 2017 Legion d' Honneur, the highest French civilian Honour.
Option A : Shekhar Bose Option B : Soumitra Chatterjee
Option C : Subhendu Banerjee Option D : Tapen Chakravarty.
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Question Date - Friday, December 8, 2017
Question - Who is the author of the book ''Hope in a challenged democracy: An Indian narrative'' ?
Option A : M. Hamid Ansari Option B : K.K. Menon
Option C : Ashwini Kumar Option D : M.N. Venkatachaliah.
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Question Date - Thursday, December 7, 2017
Question - The world's first ever data embassy will be established by which country?
Option A : Japan Option B : India
Option C : Estonia Option D : China.
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Question Date - Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Question - Which Indian sportsperson is the only one to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list?
Option A : Virat Kohli Option B : Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Option C : Saina Nehwal Option D : Sania Mirza.
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Question Date - Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Question - Name the two nations who were included into the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) as permanent members.
Option A : India and Pakistan Option B : India and Nepal
Option C : Nepal and Pakistan Option D : Myanmar and Pakistan.
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Question Date - Monday, December 4, 2017
Question - Which party is the single biggest winner in the UK General elections 2017?
Option A : Conservative party Option B : Labour Party
Option C : Liberal Democrats Option D : Scottish National Party.
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Question Date - Sunday, December 3, 2017
Question - Name the cricketer who was recently inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
Option A : Muttiah Muralitharan Option B : Niroshan Dickwella
Option C : Danushka Gunathilaka Option D : Chamara Kapugedara.
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Question Date - Saturday, December 2, 2017
Question - India's Rohan Bopanna won the mixed doubles title of the French Open of Tennis with his Canadian teammate. Who of the following was his teammate during this triumph?
Option A : Anna-Lena Groenefeld Option B : Robert Farah
Option C : Alicja Rosolska Option D : Gabriela Dabrowski.
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Question Date - Friday, December 1, 2017
Question - Who among the following is not the winner of 2017 Kalinga Literary Awards?
Option A : Anand Neelakantan Option B : Haraprasad Das
Option C : Paramita Satpathy Option D : Banaja Devi.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 30, 2017
Question - Who has been appointed as the Registrar of Copyrights?
Option A : Arvind Mayaram Option B : Shaktikanta Das
Option C : Vijay Kelkar Option D : Hoshiar Singh.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Question - Who has authored the book titled ''Ministry of Utmost Happiness''??
Option A : Kiran Desai Option B : Arundhati Roy
Option C : Shashi Tharoor Option D : Amitav Ghosh.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Question - Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected as the 40th Prime Minister of which nation?
Option A : Bhutan Option B : Nepal
Option C : Malaysia Option D : Indonesia.
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Question Date - Monday, November 27, 2017
Question - Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes?
Option A : Syed Ahmed Option B : V. Shanmuganathan
Option C : Ramshankar Katheria Option D : P.L. Punia
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Question Date - Sunday, November 26, 2017
Question - RBI recently said that they will soon put into circulation currency notes in one rupee denomination. The note will carry the signature of the
Option A : RBI Governor Option B : Finance Minister
Option C : Finance Secretary Option D : NITI Aayog's CEO.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 25, 2017
Question - India signed an agreement to promote cooperation in the field of archives with which country?
Option A : Germany Option B : United Kingdom
Option C : The Netherlands Option D : Portugal.
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Question Date - Friday, November 24, 2017
Question - Which country has unveiled the world's first rail-less train that runs on a virtual track?
Option A : Russia Option B : China
Option C : Japan Option D : Germany.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 23, 2017
Question - Which State has become the first State to provide electricity to every home?
Option A : Maharashtra Option B : Kerala
Option C : Telangana Option D : Tamil Nadu.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Question - Which airline company has been adjudged the World's Best Airline of 2017?
Option A : Singapore Airlines Option B : Qatar Airways
Option C : Emirates Option D : Etihad Airways
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Question - India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), 'Mangalyaan' completed 1000 Earth days in its orbit recently. Which year was it launched?
Option A : 2014 Option B : 2015
Option C : 2010 Option D : 2013
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Question Date - Monday, November 20, 2017
Question - Who is the winner of the US Open 2017 Golf tournament?
Option A : Brian Harman Option B : Hideki Matsuyama
Option C : Brooks Koepka Option D : Tommy Fleetwood.
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Question Date - Sunday, November 19, 2017
Question - Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the 13th Vice-President of India. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides for the election of the Vice-President?
Option A : Article 61 Option B : Article 63
Option C : Article 64 Option D : Article 66.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 18, 2017
Question - Who of the following was recently conferred with the Member of the Order of the British Empire?
Option A : Sachin Tendulkar Option B : Anand Mehta
Option C : Kumar Iyer Option D : Annabel Mehta.
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Question Date - Friday, November 17, 2017
Question - Who of the following won the 2017 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title?
Option A : Kidambi Srikanth Option B : Sai Praneeth
Option C : Kazumasa Sakai Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 16, 2017
Question - What is India's rank in the 2017 Global Innovation Index (GII)?
Option A : 22 Option B : 60
Option C : 88 Option D : 74
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Question - Which tier II city is the first to get the services of India's metro rail system?
Option A : Chandigarh Option B : Kochi
Option C : Thiruvananthapuram Option D : Lucknow.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Question - Who has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog?
Option A : Dr. Rajiv Kumar Option B : Vinod Paul
Option C : Prof. Jagdish Bhagwati Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Monday, November 13, 2017
Question - Which technology giant topped the 2017 Brand Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list?
Option A : Apple Option B : Google
Option C : Microsoft Option D : Facebook.
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Question Date - Sunday, November 12, 2017
Question - India was recently re-elected to which of the following United Nations bodies?
Option A : Security Council Option B : Trusteeship Council
Option C : General Assembly Option D : Economic and Social Council.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 11, 2017
Question - The world's largest refinery and petrochemical complex will be set up in which Indian state by PSUs IOCL, BPCL and HPCL?
Option A : Uttar Pradesh Option B : Bihar
Option C : Maharashtra Option D : Jharkhand.
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Question Date - Friday, November 10, 2017
Question - Who became the first Indian woman to be elected as judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)?
Option A : Nirmala Kapoor Option B : Neeru Chadha
Option C : Asha Raj Option D : Neena Sachdeva.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 9, 2017
Question - The Union Government has launched IDCF programme to reduce child deaths due to diarrhoea. What is the abbreviation of ''IDCF''?
Option A : Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight Option B : Intensive Diarrhoea Control Fortnight
Option C : Intensify Diarrhoea Control Fortnight Option D : Intense Diarrhoea Control Fortnight.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Question - A novel titled A Horse Walks into a Bar won the Man Booker International Prize of 2017. Who is the author of the book?
Option A : Paul Beatty Option B : David Szalay
Option C : David Grossman Option D : Doborah Levy.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Question - Who of the following recently became the youngest Prime Minister of Ireland?
Option A : Enda Kenny Option B : Simon Coveney
Option C : Leo Varadkar Option D : Michael Noonan.
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Question Date - Monday, November 6, 2017
Question - Which sportswoman is the sole female to feature in 2017 Forbes list of 'The World's highest paid athletes'?
Option A : Serena Williams Option B : Martina Navratilova
Option C : Maria Sharapova Option D : Ronda Rousey.
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Question Date - Sunday, November 5, 2017
Question - Who is the winner of the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League?
Option A : Manchester United Option B : Ajax
Option C : Sevilla Option D : Southampton.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 4, 2017
Question - Which country hosted the 2017 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
Option A : Romania Option B : Italy
Option C : Belgium Option D : Belgium
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Question Date - Friday, November 3, 2017
Question - The construction of India's first underwater rail tunnel was completed on which river?
Option A : Kaveri River Option B : Hooghly River
Option C : Godavari River Option D : Krishna River.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 2, 2017
Question - Which country became the first Asian country to recognize same sex marriage?
Option A : Taiwan Option B : Lebanon
Option C : Timor-Leste Option D : Timor-Leste
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Question - The centre has appointed five members to the Minority Panel. Which community is getting representation in the panel for the very first time?
Option A : Sikh Option B : Buddhist
Option C : Parsi Option D : Jain.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Question - Who of the following was recently inducted in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes' Commission?
Option A : Jwala Gutta Option B : Parupalli Kashyap
Option C : P.V. Sindhu Option D : Chetan Anand.
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Question Date - Monday, October 30, 2017
Question - Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu recently flagged off India's first high-speed and feature rich train 'Tejas Express' that will run between
Option A : Mumbai and New Delhi Option B : Mumbai and Goa
Option C : New Delhi and Varanasi Option D : New Delhi and Chennai.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Question - The two-day 'Start up India Summit' was convened in which country?
Option A : United Kingdom Option B : United Arab Emirates
Option C : Japan Option D : Germany.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 28, 2017
Question - India recently became the second largest steel producer in the world. Which country is the largest steel producer in the world?
Option A : Japan Option B : China
Option C : Mexico Option D : United States.
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Question Date - Friday, October 27, 2017
Question - Who of the following won the women's title at the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China?
Option A : Tan Zhongyi Option B : Harika Dronavalli
Option C : Harika Dronavalli Option D : Elina Danielian.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 26, 2017
Question - Which of the following teams won the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League?
Option A : Mumbai Indians Option B : Rising Pune Supergiants
Option C : Sunrisers Hyderabad Option D : Kolkata Knight Riders.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Question - Who of the following won the Italian Open Men's Singles title?
Option A : Novak Djokovic Option B : Alexander Zverev
Option C : Andy Murray Option D : Rafael Nadal.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Question - Who of the following won the 2017 Federation Cup?
Option A : Mohun Bagan Option B : Aizawl
Option C : Bengaluru FC Option D : East Bengal.
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Question Date - Monday, October 23, 2017
Question - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time tested the effectiveness of 'ROSA' on space station that could be used to power satellites in future. What does ROSA stand for?
Option A : Roll-Out Solar Array Option B : Ramp-Out Solar Array
Option C : Ramp-Out Solar Arc Option D : Rise-Out Solar Arc.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Question - Which Bollywood actress was awarded the UK International Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work in India and worldwide?
Option A : Deepika Padukone Option B : Madhuri Dixit
Option C : Twinkle Khanna Option D : Jacqueline Fernandez.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 21, 2017
Question - Who was re-elected as the President of Iran?
Option A : Ebrahim Raisi Option B : Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Option C : Hassan Rouhani Option D : Mohammad Khatami.
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Question Date - Friday, October 20, 2017
Question - A committee that was constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of river Ganga from Bhimgauda (Uttarakhand)
Option A : Madhav Chitale Option B : A.K. Sinha
Option C : Justice (Retired) Girdhar Malviya Option D : V.K. Bhasin.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 19, 2017
Question - Indian Army recently received the first two M-777 A-2 ultra-light howitzers (ULH) from the US. Name the company from which the howitzers were received.
Option A : Finmeccanica Option B : United Technologies Corporation
Option C : General Dynamics Option D : BAE systems.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Question - The Cabinet of which country has approved a Bill that will allow its Emperor to abdicate his throne to allow the Prince Crown to take charge of the same?
Option A : Japan Option B : UAE
Option C : North Korea Option D : Myanmar.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Question - The Indian Agricultural Research Institute will be set up in which of the following States?
Option A : Haryana Option B : Assam
Option C : Uttar Pradesh Option D : Kerala.
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Question Date - Monday, October 16, 2017
Question - In which country has Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) of India launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme?
Option A : Japan Option B : Malaysia
Option C : Sri Lanka Option D : China
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Question Date - Sunday, October 15, 2017
Question - Which country's citizens will be granted with gratis visas on visiting India?
Option A : China Option B : Myanmar
Option C : Japan Option D : Bangladesh
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Question Date - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Question - Which player has bagged a gold medal in 44 Kg weight category of the Commonwealth Youth Weightlifting Championships?
Option A : Konsam Ormila Devi Option B : Mohan Lal Syamlal
Option C : Dalvir Singh Option D : None of these
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Question Date - Friday, October 13, 2017
Question - Who has been conferred with the Plus Alliance Prize?
Option A : N.R. Narayana Murthy Option B : Veena Sahajwalla
Option C : Both Option D : None of these
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Question Date - Thursday, October 12, 2017
Question - With which country India has agreed to enhance cooperation in the fight against tax fraud?
Option A : United States Option B : Mauritius
Option C : Switzerland Option D : Panama
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Question - Who among the following became the fourth Indian boxer to win a bronze medal at the World Championships?
Option A : Amit Phangal Option B : Gaurav Bidhuri
Option C : Kavinder Bisht Option D : Vikas Krishan
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Question - Which mission will be launched for improving India's position in ocean research field?
Option A : Clean Ocean Mission Option B : Deep Ocean Mission
Option C : Marine Research Mission Option D : Samudri Shodh Abhiyaan
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Question Date - Monday, October 9, 2017
Question - Which football player was named the UEFA Women's Player of the Season 2016-17?
Option A : Lieke Martins Option B : Pernille Mosegaard Harder
Option C : Dzsenifer Marozsan Option D : None of the above
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Question Date - Sunday, October 8, 2017
Question - Where was India's first 'Videsh Bhawan' inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj?
Option A : Bengaluru Option B : New Delhi
Option C : Mumbai Option D : Ahmedabad
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Question Date - Saturday, October 7, 2017
Question - Who did India defeat to win the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U- 15 Championship?
Option A : Bhutan Option B : Nepal
Option C : Bangladesh Option D : Afganistan
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Question Date - Friday, October 6, 2017
Question - To whom did P.V. Sindhu lose in the final of World Badminton Championship to settle for a silver medal?
Option A : Carolina Marin of Spain Option B : Nozomi Okuhara of Japan
Option C : Li Xuerui of China Option D : Tai Tzu Ying of China
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Question Date - Thursday, October 5, 2017
Question - Name the Hurricane that struck the Texas coast line of the US.
Option A : Harvey Option B : David
Option C : Katrina Option D : None of these
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Question - India's first Partition Museum was recently opened in which city?
Option A : Amritsar Option B : Jammu
Option C : Jaisalmer Option D : Kolkata
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Question - Which of the following football clubs won the 2017 Spanish Super Cup?
Option A : Barcelona Option B : Real Madrid
Option C : Athletic Bilbao Option D : Sevilla
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Question Date - Monday, October 2, 2017
Question - Which country is not part of the proposed Asian Trilateral Highway?
(I) India
(II) Myanmar
(III) Bangladesh
(IV) China
Option A : (I) and (II) Option B : (II) and (III)
Option C : (III) and (IV) Option D : (I) and (IV)
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Question Date - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Question - During which session of the Indian National Congress was the Fundamental Rights and Economic Policy Proposals passed in 1931?
Option A : Karachi Session Option B : Lahore Session
Option C : Poona Session Option D : Lucknow Session.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 30, 2017
Question - Who declared a state of Emergency in India under Article 352 of the Constitution in 1975?
Option A : Indira Gandhi Option B : Fakruddin Ali Ahmad.
Option C : V.V. Giri Option D : Justice M. Hidayatullah.
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Question Date - Friday, September 29, 2017
Question - Which of the following cities is known as the Silicon Valley of India?
Option A : Hyderabad Option B : Kerala
Option C : Bangalore Option D : Chandigarh.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 28, 2017
Question - The term "Swaraj" was coined by
Option A : Mahatma Gandhi Option B : Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Option C : W.C. Banerjee Option D : Dadabhai Naoroji.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Question - Who was the head of the Commission set up in 1953 to examine the reorganisation of States on linguistic basis?
Option A : Fazal Ali Option B : K.M. Pannikar
Option C : H.N. Kunzru Option D : Potti Sriramulu.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Question - Where is the Central Institute of Memorial and Aromatic Plants located?
Option A : Dehradun Option B : Lucknow
Option C : Kanpur Option D : Pune.
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Question Date - Monday, September 25, 2017
Question - Topolino Trophy is associated with the game of
Option A : Chess Option B : Table Tennis
Option C : Golf Option D : Billiards.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 24, 2017
Question - Who was the founder editor of 'Kesari'?
Option A : Lala Lajpat Rai Option B : Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Option C : Bal Gangadhar Tilak Option D : Dadabhai Naoroji.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 23, 2017
Question - BIOS' in computer terminology stands for
Option A : Binary Input Output System Option B : Basic Input Output System
Option C : Basic Input off System Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Friday, September 22, 2017
Question - The State in India over which the Tropic of Cancer passes through.
Option A : Bihar Option B : Jharkhand
Option C : Himachal Pradesh Option D : Jammu & Kashmir.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 21, 2017
Question - Who was the first woman Chief Minister of a State in India?
Option A : Aruna Asaf Ali Option B : Jayalalitha
Option C : Mayawati Option D : Sucheta Kriplani.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Question - In which of the following States are Uranium plants located in the country?
Option A : Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh Option B : Bihar and Orissa
Option C : Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh Option D : Jharkhand and Orissa.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Question - Borlang awards are given for the best contribution in the field of
Option A : Agricultural Science Option B : Nuclear Physics
Option C : Chemical Engineering Option D : Life Sciences.
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Question Date - Monday, September 18, 2017
Question - The first General Secretary of UNO was
Option A : Dag Hamarskjoeld Option B : U Thant
Option C : Trygve Lie Option D : Kurt Waldheim.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 17, 2017
Question - Which of the following countries is not a member of G-8?
Option A : Germany Option B : Canada
Option C : Italy Option D : Chine.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 16, 2017
Question - The headquarters of International Labour Organisation is at
Option A : Paris Option B : New York
Option C : Hague Option D : Geneva.
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Question Date - Friday, September 15, 2017
Question - Which of the following is a military alliance?
Option A : NATO Option B : NAFTA
Option C : EEC Option D : ASEAN.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 14, 2017
Question - JPG' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
Option A : System file Option B : Animation/movie file
Option C : MS Encarta document Option D : Image file.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Question - What do we call a collection of two or more computers that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly?
Option A : Inernet Option B : Interanet
Option C : Local Area Network Option D : Wide Area Network.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Question - What is the full form of 'C' in the acronym UGC?
Option A : Corporation Option B : Committee
Option C : Commission Option D : Commissioner.
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Question Date - Monday, September 11, 2017
Question - Subsidies mean
Option A : payment by government for purchase of goods and services Option B : payment made by business enterprises to factors of production
Option C : payment made by companies to shareholders Option D : payment made by the government to business enterprises, without buying any goods and services.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 10, 2017
Question - The average rate of domestic savings (gross) for the Indian economy is currently estimated to be in the range of
Option A : 15 to 20 percent Option B : 20 to 25 percent
Option C : 25 to 30 percent Option D : 30 to 35 percent.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 9, 2017
Question - The annual yield from which of the following Union Government taxes is the highest?
Option A : Custom duties Option B : Corporation tax and income tax
Option C : Inheritance tax, wealth tax, interest tax and gift tax Option D : Excise duties.
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Question Date - Friday, September 8, 2017
Question - In India, inflation is measured by the
Option A : Wholesale Price Index number Option B : Consumers Price Index for urban non-manual workers
Option C : Consumers Price Index for agricultural workers Option D : National Income Deflation.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 7, 2017
Question - In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was
Option A : Hindustan Commercial Bank Option B : Oudh Commercial Bank
Option C : Punjab National Bank Option D : Punjab and Sind Bank.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Question - Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because
Option A : it has a high specific heat Option B : it has no colour
Option C : it has a high dipole moment Option D : it has a high boiling point.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Question - Raindrops are spherical due to
Option A : Viscosity of water Option B : Surface tension
Option C : Air friction Option D : Continuous evaporation.
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Question Date - Monday, September 4, 2017
Question - Dialysis is used for people with defective kidneys. It involves the process of
Option A : Absorption Option B : Diffusion
Option C : Electrophoresis Option D : Osmosis.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 3, 2017
Question - Which metal pollutes the air of a big city?
Option A : Copper Option B : Chromium
Option C : Lead Option D : Cadmium.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 2, 2017
Question - Which of the following does not contain a coinage metal?
Option A : Silver and Gold Option B : Zinc and Gold
Option C : Copper and Silver Option D : Copper and Gold.
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Question Date - Friday, September 1, 2017
Question - Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?
Option A : Alluvial soils Option B : Black soils
Option C : Laterite soils Option D : Red soils.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 31, 2017
Question - The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is
Option A : the Brahmaputra valley Option B : the Indo-Gangetic valley
Option C : the Deccan plateau Option D : the Rann of Kutch.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Question - The natural region which holds the Indian subcontinent is
Option A : equatorial climate change region Option B : hot desert
Option C : monsoon Option D : mediterranean.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Question - National Highway No. 8 connects
Option A : Pune and Vijayawada Option B : Delhi and Mumbai
Option C : Delhi and Amritsar Option D : Delhi and Kolkata.
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Question Date - Monday, August 28, 2017
Question - Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
Option A : Coconut Option B : Cotton
Option C : Sugarcane Option D : Rice.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 27, 2017
Question - About 40 percent of urban Indian husbands think it is a good idea for wives with school age children to work outside the home. Only about ten percent of rural Indian husbands approve of the same. Every second urban Indian wife, and one in four rural Indian wives with school age children has a job outside her home.
If the information above is correct, which of the following can be inferred?
Option A : Rural Indian families have more children than urban Indian families. Option B : Employment opportunities for urban Indian wives are greater than for rural Indian wives.
Option C : Urban Indian husbands have a less conservative attitude than rural Indian husbands. Option D : Rural Indian husbands would seem to be less satisfied about working wives who have school age children than urban Indian husbands.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 26, 2017
Question - One of the most important measures of a country's trading strength is the measurement of its net exports. Net exports are defined as exports less imports. It is important since the figure measures the net effect of a nation's trade in goods and services vis-a-vis the world. In 1998, the country's net exports were 7 percent of its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and in 2005, they were 14 percent.
If the information above is accurate, which of the following must be true?
Option A : If GDP was constant from 1998 to 2005, net exports were greater in 2005 than in 1998. Option B : Exports were greater than imports in 2005, but not in 1998.
Option C : Exports doubled from 1998 to 2005. Option D : In 1998, net exports were lower than in 2005.
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Question Date - Friday, August 25, 2017
Question - New age problems require new age solutions. Further new age problems arise with new age populations and new age technologies. In order to find solutions to these problems we need to build new age institutions as well as new age political, economic and social mechanisms. Yet, institutions and political and economic mechanisms grow slowly and die slowly. Hence, new age institutions should be given every chance of trying to achieve success in their objectives.
The argument above rests on which of the following assumptions?
Option A : New age institutions are needed because old institutions are inefficient. Option B : New age institutions are created in order to solve existing problems.
Option C : Over a course of time, as an institution grows, it has chances of succeeding in its objectives. Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 24, 2017
Question - In response to the criticism about the methods used by his poll predicting agency, a leading psephologist Mannoy Toy, replied: "I realise there are some shortcomings to the questionnaire method that we have applied to do the survey. However, since we have ensured that we send a copy of the questionnaire to every home in each of the constituency where we have carried out our survey, we believe the results to be quite representative.... .We think the numbers received are so large that it overcomes the lack of a scientific approach that might have crept into our survey.
The writer of the above statement makes which of the following assumptions?
Option A : A high proportion of the respondents who have received the questionnaire have replied to the same. Option B : A majority of the voters in the constituency live in homes.
Option C : The method of data collection used by the agency is unscientific. Option D : A large, absolute number of replies automatically guarantees the accuracy of the results.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Question - In times of growing economic turbulence, unless new reserves are found soon, the world's supply of natural gases is being depleted in such a way that with demand continuing to grow at the present rates, reserves will be exhausted by the year 2200 AD.
Which of the following, if true, will most weaken the above argument?
Option A : There has been a slowdown in the rate of increase in world demand for natural gases over the last decade, from 20% to 10%. Option B : It has been known for many years that there are vast stocks of natural gases under Antarctica, which have yet to be economically exploited.
Option C : Electricity is being used increasingly in place of natural gases for many industrial and domestic uses. Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Question - Before the arrival of a new trainer, the sales output in AMS Learning Systems Ltd. had been rising by 20% per year on the average over the past ten years. However, after new training innovations by the trainer (which included computerisation of training processes and reductions in the need for additional work force) annual sales output has only risen by 10% this year. It appears that Joe's innovations have caused the reduction in the annual growth rate.
Which of the following, if true, would most seriously weaken the conclusion above?
Option A : The investment in computerisation has a provision for depreciation of the cost of the computers. Option B : Increases in selling price did not follow increases in the cost of the inputs.
Option C : The innovations brought in by the new trainer were intended as long-term investments and not made for short-term profit growth. Option D : General demand for the training provided by the company has declined.
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Question Date - Monday, August 21, 2017
Question - Which country will give $76 mn for BRICS cooperation plan?
Option A : China Option B : India
Option C : Russia Option D : Brazil.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 20, 2017
Question - Which Indian basketball player has been signed by the Australian Basketball team for the first time?
Option A : Mahender Rathore Option B : Amritpal Singh
Option C : Jay Prakash Singh Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 19, 2017
Question - With which country has India agreed to enhance cooperation in the fight against tax fraud?
Option A : United States Option B : Mauritius
Option C : Switzerland Option D : Panama.
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Question Date - Friday, August 18, 2017
Question - Who among the following became the fourth Indian boxer to win a bronze medal at the World Championships?
Option A : Amit Phangal Option B : Gaurav Bidhuri
Option C : Kavinder Bisht Option D : Vikas Krishan.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 17, 2017
Question - Which mission has been launched for improving India's position in ocean research field?
Option A : Clean Ocean Mission Option B : Deep Ocean Mission
Option C : Marine Research Mission Option D : Samudri Shodh Abhiyaan.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Question - Which football player was named the UEFA Women's Player of the Season 2016-17?
Option A : Lieke Martins Option B : Pernille Mosegaard Harder
Option C : Dzsenifer Marozsan Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Question - Where has India's first 'Videsh Bhawan' been inaugurated by the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj?
Option A : Bengaluru Option B : New Delhi
Option C : Mumbai Option D : Ahmedabad.
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Question Date - Monday, August 14, 2017
Question - Who did India defeat to win the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Championship?
Option A : Bhutan Option B : Nepal
Option C : Bangladesh Option D : Afganistan.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 13, 2017
Question - To whom did P.V. Sindhu lose in the final of the World Badminton Championship to settle for a silver medal?
Option A : Carolina Marin of Spain Option B : Nozomi Okuhara of Japan
Option C : Li Xuerui of China Option D : Tai Tzu Ying of China.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 12, 2017
Question - In which field have Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish won Nobel Prize 2017?
Option A : Physics Option B : Literature
Option C : Medicine Option D : Chemistry.
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Question Date - Friday, August 11, 2017
Question - In which ocean was the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis recently found by the Naval researchers?
Option A : Indian Ocean Option B : Pacific Ocean
Option C : Atlantic Ocean Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 10, 2017
Question - Which country is not part of the proposed Asian Trilateral Highway?
(I) India
(II)Myanmar
(III) Bangladesh
(IV) China
Option A : (I) and (II) Option B : (II) and (III)
Option C : (III) and (IV) Option D : (I) and (IV)
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Question - Who of the following won the Women's Singles title at the 2017 Rogers Cup?
Option A : Elina Svitolina Option B : Caroline Wozniacki
Option C : Simona Halep Option D : Madison Keys.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Question - PM Narendra Modi has launched a website to honour gallantry award winners. Which is the highest gallantry award in India?
Option A : Maha Vir Chakra Option B : Param Vir Chakra
Option C : Ashok Chakra Option D : Kirti Chakra.
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Question Date - Monday, August 7, 2017
Question - Who has been appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity in South-East Asia Region?
Option A : Milkha Singh Option B : Sachin Tendulkar
Option C : Mary Kom Option D : P.V. Sindhu.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 6, 2017
Question - Which Indian=American professor has developed a breakthrough therapy for treating Sepsis?
Option A : Raj Reddy Option B : Akhil Amar
Option C : Pinaki Panigrahi Option D : Atul Gawande.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 5, 2017
Question - Which city hosted the India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017?
Option A : Pune Option B : Bangalore
Option C : Bhopal Option D : New Delhi.
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Question Date - Friday, August 4, 2017
Question - In which field have Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson won the Noble Prize?
Option A : Physics Option B : Literature
Option C : Chemistry Option D : Medicine.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 3, 2017
Question - As per a recent research, the largest volcano range on earth was recently discovered in which of the following continents?
Option A : Africa Option B : South America
Option C : Oceania Option D : Antarctica.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Question - The Indian Coast Guard Ship Shaurya was recently commissioned in
Option A : Goa Option B : Kochi
Option C : Navi Mumbai Option D : Vishakhapatnam.
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