Friday, April 1, 2016

Important General Awareness Question for RRB NTPC Exam 2016

Q.1. India and US agreed on a joint collaboration in standardisation and improving quality of AYUSH products. The highlights of the discussions was focussed on which disease?
Ans- Cancer
Q.2. Indian Government is planning to digitally connect all Post Offices in rural areas by which date?
Ans- March 2017
Q.3. Recently Pat Conroy died in south carolina, he was a famous______
Ans- Writer
Q.4. IMF is going to introduce the Chinese Yuan in its Basket from which date?
Ans- 1 October 2016
Q.5. Tikka Shatrujit Singh, the royal scion of Kapurthala’s Ahluwalia dynasty, has been conferred with the prestigious Knight of the Legion of Honour. This honour is related to which country?
Ans. France
Q.6. The government has lowered the rate of interest of small saving schemes such as PPF, NSC and Kisan Vikas Patra. The Public Provident Fund (PPF) will yield______________ compared with 8.7% at present.
Ans. 8.1%
Q.7.According to the 2nd annual list of the Best Workplaces in Asia-Pacific,
How many Indians companies are under the '25 Best Large Places to Work' category ?
Ans. 10
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Q.8. The Hinduja brothers have emerged as the richest Asian-origin
entrepreneurs in Britain for the fourth consecutive year. The India-born brothers G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja occupy the_________ in the 'Asian Rich List 2016’?
Ans. first place
Q.9.The Confederation of Indian Industry Northern Regional Council appointed Rumjhum Chatterjee as the first woman____________ and Environmental activist Sumant Sinha as the deputy chairperson of CII NR.
Ans. Chairperson
Q.10. Former Director of__________ intelligence agency Mossad Meir Dagan passed away due to liver cancer.
Ans. Israel
Q.11. Pakistan and __________signed a defence deal according to which country will give MI-35 Hind E helicopter to Pakistan.
Ans. Russia
Q.12 World football governing body, FIFA announced that it has signed a highest￾level sponsorship contract with _________company Wanda Group.
Ans - China
Q.13. Yogeshwar Dutt has bagged an Olympic quota. Who is he?
Ans. Wrestler
Q.14. Film _____________has won highest number of awards in technical
categories along with Best Costume design at the second edition of the Times of India Film Awards 2016 (TOIFA).
Ans - Bajirao Mastani
Q.15. US President Barack Obama has decided to nominate Air Force General
Lori J Robinson to lead all military forces in__________ making her the first
woman to lead a military combatant command�?
Ans. North America
Q.16. India’s unique __________ is among 20 new sites added by the UN’s top cultural body UNESCO to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
Ans. Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve
Q.17 Noted designer _________has been appointed advisor to the Khadi and
Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for promotion of khadi in India and
across the world.
Ans. Ritu Beri
Q.18. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Krishi Unnati Mela’- the National Level Agriculture Fair-cum-Exhibition in which place?
Ans. New Delhi
Q.19 Union urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu was conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award at_______ SKOCH summit held in New Delhi ?
Ans. 43rd
Q.20. Former Prime Minister of _________ Anker Joergensen passed away. He was 93.
Ans. Denmark
Q.21. Noted Malayalam________ M Sukumaran has been chosen for the CV Kunhiraman literary prize.
Ans. Writer
Q.22. World No. 1 Tennis Star Novak Djokovic is related to which country?
Ans. Serbia
Q.23. Shuttler __________ clinched his second Grand Prix Gold badminton
tournament title by notching up a straight game victory over Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the summit clash of the Swiss Open.�
Ans. H S Prannoy
Q.24 Hardeep sprung a surprise by booking an Olympic quota place for India in Greco-Roman wrestling, which is not the country's forte, after making the______ category final on the last day of the Asian Olympic Qualification championship.
Ans. 98kg
Q.25. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated_________eminent persons with the Yash Bharti Award. The awardees will get a cash prize of 11lakh rupees and a certificate.
Ans. 46
Q.26. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched a new mobile
app____________ for farmers in order to take the technology to farm fields.
Ans. 'Pusa Krishi'
Q.27. How many agreements were signed between Nepal and China recently?
Ans. 10
Q.25.Who has been selected for the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for
Excellence in the prestigious Public Administration, Academics and
Management, 2015?
Ans. Dr. Pranay Roy
Q.26. The President of India, _____________ presented Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations at a Defence Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Ans. Shri Pranab Mukherjee
Q.27. According to the Reserve Bank of India data, country's current account
deficit is
￾Ans. 1.3%
Q.28.. Which former Chairman and CEO of Intel passed away recently?�
Ans. Andrew Grove
Q.29. Telangana, French aviation companies signed an MoU to set up training in which city?
Ans. Hyderabad
Q.30____________, country's leading mobile app for transportation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Maharashtra, to develop and create quality opportunities for entrepreneurship for youth of the
state, including women.
Ans. Ola
Q.31. Ericsson (ERIC) has signed a Business Support Systems (BSS)
transformation contract with which telecom service provider?
Ans. Bhutan Telecom
Q.32. Who has been included in the list of 50 greatest leaders by Fortune
magazine recently?
Ans. Arvind Kejriwal
Q.33.Malayalam film actor _____________, son of veteran actor Raghavan, passed away due to cancer. He was 35.
Ans. Jishnu Raghavan
Q.34. Which Maharatna central public sector enterprise, successfully commissioned a 600 Mw coal-based thermal power plant in Telangana?
Ans. BHEL
Q.35. Which car/cars won the 2016 World Car of the Year award at the New
York International Auto Show?
Ans. Roadster
Q.36. A _____________university has developed a police car capable of face
scanning during patrols.�
Ans. Chinese
Q.37. Who was one of Odisha's first chartered accountants that passed away recently?
Ans. Prafulla Kumar
Q.38. Russian government has approved a deal for India’s ONGC to acquire a _____ per cent stake in the Vankor oilfield for 1.3-billion dollar from Rosneft.
Ans. 15
Q.39. Paytm has appointed_______ as its president.
Ans. Bhushan Patil
Q.40. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the proposal
for construction of _________ new Government Industrial Training Institutes (GITIs) and three other institutes in the state at a cost of Rs_____ crore under the 'Swarn Jayanti ITIs Scheme.'
Ans. 14, 98