General Awareness Question SBI Railways SSC and UPSC Exams


General Awareness SBI Railways SSC and UPSC Exams

In this course you will find some of the General Awareness questions with answers usefull for IBPS Clerk & office, SBI, Railway, SSC, UPSC Examination.


Q1. Which of the following is correct? (Abbreviations: Expansions)
a) HRIDAY: National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana
b) JAM : Jandhan (Yojana), Aadhaar (Card Number), Mobile (Phone Number)
c) PRAGATI : [The ICT-based,multi-modal platform for] Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation
d) All the above

Q2. The Norwegian Nobel Committee honored the Geneva-based group “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treatybased prohibition of such weapons”. Which of the following is selected for 2017 Nobel Peace Prize?
a) International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons(ICAN), a coalition of nongovernmental organizations from over 101 countries around the globe.

Q3. The 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has been conferred to three scientists namely Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish & Kip S. Thorne under the LIGO Project for their discovery of gravitational waves, 100 years after Einstein’s General Relativity predicted it. LIGO-India is being jointly funded by which of the following?
a) Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST).
c) DBT

Q4. ICAN describes itself as a coalition of grassroots non-government groups in more than 100 nations.In the initial days where ICAN began its activities?
a) North Korea
b) Australia
c) China
d) Vietnam

Q5. In July 2017, 122 nations adopted a ‘UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ but which nuclear – armed States stayed out of the talks ?
a) USA
b) Russia
c) China, Britain and France
d) All the above

Q6. Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2017) for their discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms, opening whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting proper sleep. Who are the winners of this prize for isolating a gene that controls the body’s normally biological rhythm?

a) Jeffrey C. Hall
b) Michael Rosbash
c) Michael W. Young
d) All the above

Q7. Jacques Dubochet, Achim Frank, and Richard Henderson won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing which of the following?
a) Cryo-electron microscopy, which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. This method has moved biochemistry into a new era.
b) Compound microscope
c) Simple microscope
d) None of these

Q8. British author Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Literature Prize (2017). Which of the following books are written by him?
a) ‘The Remains of the Day’
b) ‘A Pale View of Hills’ (1982)
c) ‘An Artist of the Floating World ‘ (1986)
d) All the above

Q9. 2016 Nobel Literature Prize went to whom ?
a) Bob Dylan
b) Svetlana Alexievich
c) Arundhati Roy
d) Jumpa Lahiri

Q10. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 is awarded to whom, for his contributions to behavioral economics?
a) Oliver Hart and Bengt
b Richard H.Thaler
c) Amartya Sen
d) Adam Smith

Q11. President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind appointed new Governors for five States and Lt. Governor in one UTs.Which of the following is correct?
a) Brigadier (Retd.) B.D. Mishra: Arunachal Pradesh
b) Shri Ganga Prasad : Meghalaya
c) Admiral (Retd) Devendra Kumar Joshi: Andaman & Nicobar
d) All the above

Q12. Which of the following is correct? (New Governors States)
a) Shri Satya Pal Malik: Bihar
b) Shri Banwarilal Purohit : Tamilnadu
c) Prof. Jagdish Mukhi: Assam
d) All the above

Q13. World Tourism Day is celebrated on…
a) 27.9.2017
b) 2.10.2017
c) 15.10.2017
d) 31.10.2017

Q14. National Tourism Award 2015-16 is given to which of the following ?
a) The Airports Authority of India’s Srinagar International Airport, Jammu & Kashmir and Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur, Chhattisgarh have been jointly conferred.
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Tamilnadu
d) Kerala

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