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April 17, 2015

GK & Current Affairs Compendium 15 ( 180 MCQs) - FEBRUARY 2015

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1    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed _____________ as the new Chief Justice of the country in Feb 2015. With this, he has become Sri Lanka's 44th chief justice.
    A) Shirani Bandaranayake
    B) Kanagasabapathy Sripavan
    C) Suppiah Sharvananda
    D) None of These
   
2    Who has been appointed as 13th Chairman of African Union (AU) in Feb 2015.
    A) Robert Mugabe
    B) Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
    C) Morgan Tsvangirai
    D) Emmerson Mnangagwa


3    Who won the Australian Open Men's single title to win his fifth Australian Open title in Feb 2015?
    A) Andy Murray
    B) Novak Djokovic
    C) Roger Federar
    D) Rafael Nadal
   
4    Which movie won the Best Movie award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Foxcatcher
    B) Boyhood
    C) Birdman
    D) The Theory of Everything
   
5    Who won the Australian Open Women's single title to win his fifth Australian Open title in Feb 2015?
    A) Maria Sharapova
    B) Caroline Wozniacki
    C) Victoria Azarenka
    D) Serena Williams
   
6    India's Leander paes and his partner __________ won the Australian Open Mixed Doubles title in Feb 2015. With this win, Paes has won eight men's doubles and seven mixed doubles Grand Slams.
    A) Martina Hingis
    B) Monica Seles
    C) Martina Navratilova
    D) None of These
   
7    "Central Excise Day" is observed on?
    A) 22nd Feb
    B) 28th Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 27th Feb
   
8    Reliance Industries has teamed up with state run ___________ to apply for a payments bank licence in Feb 2015.
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Central Bank of India
   
9    Which movie won the maximum number of awards (5) at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) The Grand Budapest Hotel
    B) Boyhood
    C) Birdman
    D) The Theory of Everything
   
10    India's core sector growth stood at __________ in December 2014 compared to 6.7% growth witnessed in the previous month of November (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 0.9%
    B) 2.4%
    C) 3.9%
    D) 4.2%
11    Global Credit Ratings agency___________ has been asked to pay around USD 1.38 billion settlement to US regulators in Feb 2015 over allegations that it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage bonds before the sub-prime crisis in 2008.
    A) Fitch
    B) Moody's
    C) Standard & Poor's
    D) None of These
   
12    The Reserve Bank of India has increased the eligibility limit for foreign exchange remittances under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) by ________ to USD 250,000 per person per year in Feb 2015.
    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 100%
    D) 200%
   


13    Which Indian state has been chosen for the 10th national award for excellent work in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act-MGNREGA by the Central Government in Feb 2015?
    A) Chattishgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Gujarat
   
14    The Reserve Bank of India has kept marginal standing facility (MSF) rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of seventh bi-monthly monetary policy review in Feb 2015.
    A) 8.75%
    B) 9%
    C) 8%
    D) 8.5%
   
15    "National Science Day" is observed on?
    A) 22nd Feb
    B) 28th Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 27th Feb
   
16    Railway Minister has increased duration of advance ticket booking to _________ from existing 60 days during Railway budget announcement in Feb 2015.
    A) 75 Days
    B) 90 Days
    C) 120 Days
    D) 150 Days
   
17    Which movie won the Best Visual Effects award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) X-Men: Days of Future Past
    B) Guardians of the Galaxy
    C) Interstellar
    D) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
   
18    Who won the Best Actor in the leading role award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) Eddie Redmayne
   
19    Which country has been ranked as the top destination for foreign direct investment as per the total FDI received for the year of 2014 (announced in Feb 2015)?
    A) China
    B) United States
    C) Japan
    D) India
   
20    Which state government has announced in Feb 2015 that it will provide free education to all the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and girl students till Post Graduation (PG) level in the state?
    A) Chattishgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
21    The government has set up a high level panel, headed by former Home Secretary _________ in Feb 2015, to suggest a framework to assess CSR activities done by different companies under the companies' law.
    A) Anil Goswami
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Arvind Mayaram
    D) Anil Baijal
   
22    Which mobile phone company __________ has overthrown Korean tech giant Samsung to take the top spot in the Indian smart phone market, as per report published by the market analyst firm Canalys in Feb 2015.
    A) Nokia
    B) Spice
    C) Micromax
    D) Lava


23    India has been ranked __________ position in the Hurun Global Rich List 2015 for the first time after overtaking Russia in Feb 2015. The list is a ranking of the dollar billionaires across the world.
    A) 2nd
    B) 3rd
    C) 4th
    D) 5th
   
24    India has been ranked at ____ position among 30 countries in the international intellectual property (IP) index released by the US Chamber of Commerce in Feb 2015. The annual IP index evaluates a total of 30 countries according to their IP environment in which India was placed at the bottom of the list for the first two years.
    A) 25th
    B) 26th
    C) 29th
    D) 30th
   
25    "World Cancer Day" is observed on ______________?
    A) 22nd Feb
    B) 28th Feb
    C) 4th Feb
    D) 7th Feb
   
26    Which song won the "Record of the Year" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) "Fancy" “ Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
    B) "Stay with Me" (Darkchild Version) “ Sam Smith
    C) "Shake It Off" “ Taylor Swift
    D) "Chandelier" “ Sia
   
27    Railway Minister has announced to launch a Toll free number ______ for security related complaints during Railway budget announcement in Feb 2015.
    A) 118
    B) 182
    C) 121
    D) 191
   
28    Which country has been ranked at No 1 position among 30 countries in the international intellectual property (IP) index released by the US Chamber of Commerce in Feb 2015. The annual IP index evaluates a total of 30 countries according to their IP environment in which India was placed at the bottom of the list for the first two years.
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Denmark
    D) Australia
   
29    Who has been appointed as the new Home Secretary in Feb 2015?
    A) Anil Goswami
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Arvind Mayaram
    D) L C Goyal
   
30    The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of seventh bi-monthly monetary policy review in Feb 2015.
    A) 5%
    B) 4.5%
    C) 4.25%
    D) 4%
31    Who has been appointed as the Secretary, ministry of urban development (MoUD), in Feb 2015? Earlier he was a Director and Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs and Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Commerce.
    A) Shankar Agarwal
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Arvind Mayaram
    D) Madhusudhan Prasad
   
32    Who won the Best Actor in the Supporting role award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) JK Simmons


33    Who have won the ATP Tennis Championship doubles title after defeating Aihsan-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Nined Zimonjic in the final match by 6-4, 6-1 held in held in Dubai in Feb 2015?
    A) Mahesh Bhupati and Daniel Nestor
    B) Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor
    C) Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor
    D) None of These
   
34    The ________ committee has submitted its recommendation on bringing reforms in central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to Indian Government in Feb 2015. The committee had given as many as 40 suggestions which include better corporate governance, more autonomy to Boards of PSUs, better utilisation of resources and transparency and fixing tenures of CMDs of PSU companies.
    A) Verma
    B) Roongta
    C) Malhotra
    D) Saha
   
35    Who has beocome the youngest player to win the bronze medal in the 200 m breaststroke event in the 35th National Games 2015 held in Kerala in Feb 2015. She was just 12 years old and class 7 student.
    A) Aakanksha Vora
    B) Richa Mishra
    C) Saloni Dalal
    D) Dhumatkar Aditi
   
36    "World Radio Day" is observed on which date to increase awareness about the importance of Radio?
    A) 23rd Feb
    B) 13th Feb
    C) 11th Feb
    D) 17th Feb
   
37    The United States added 257,000 jobs in January as US job market continues to improve with strong economic recovery. US unemployment rate stood at ________ in Jan 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 5.8%
    B) 5.7%
    C) 6.3%
    D) 5.1%
   
38    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Fiscal deficit is seen to be at _______ of GDP in FY2015/16.
    A) 4.5%
    B) 3.1%
    C) 3.9%
    D) 5.2%
   
39    Pharmaceuticals giant _______ has announced that it would acquire Hospira Inc, a leading provider of injectable drugs, infusion technologies and biosimilars, for around USD 17 billion in Feb 2015.
    A) Bayers
    B) Pfizer
    C) Glenmark
    D) GlaxoSmithKline
   
40    Which album won the Album of the Year" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Beyonc© “ Beyonc©
    B) Morning Phase “ Beck
    C) x “ Ed Sheeran
    D) In the Lonely Hour “ Sam Smith
41    Indian-American __________ has been appointed as the Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN), a key administration position in the United States (US) in Feb 2015.
    A) Shantanu Narayen
    B) Anshu Jain
    C) Ajaypal Singh Banga
    D) Indra Nooyi
   
42    Who has been appointed as the Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) in Feb 2015?
    A) Atul Khare
    B) M Sathiyavathy
    C) Sindhushree Khullar
    D) MO Garg


43    Which author has been selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2014 (announced in Feb 2015). With this, he will be the 50th recipient of the award.
    A) Bhalachandra Nemade
    B) Arun Kolatkar
    C) Vinda Karandikar
    D) Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar
   
44    "World Day of the Sick" is observed on ______________?
    A) 12th Feb
    B) 13th Feb
    C) 14th Feb
    D) 17th Feb
   
45    Which e-commerce giant has acquired 25% stake in Indian mobile payments and ecommerce platform Paytm owner One97 Communications in Feb 2015?
    A) Amazon
    B) Alibaba
    C) eBay
    D) None of These
   
46    Which movie won the Best Animated Movie award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) The Lego Movie
    B) Big Hero 6
    C) The Boxtrolls
    D) None of These
   
47    Central Government has announced that it would infuse _________ in nine public sector banks including SBI, Bank of Baroda (BoB) and Punjab National Bank (PNB) in order to improve their capital structure as per latest global risk norms in Feb 2015.
    A) Rs. 4,990 crore
    B) Rs. 6,990 crore
    C) Rs. 9,990 crore
    D) Rs. 10,990 crore
   
48    Which City has become the first Wi-Fi-enabled metro city in India where 4G free Wi-fi services was launched in Feb 2015?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bangalore
    D) Hyderabad
   
49    Indian __________ won his maiden European Tour title after defeating Austrian Bernd Wiesberger in a in the final match of the Malaysian Open in Feb 2015.
    A) Anirban Lahiri
    B) Gaganjeet Bhullar
    C) Shiv Chawrasia
    D) Jeev Milkha Singh
   
50    Who won the Best new Artist award at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Iggy Azalea
    B) Sam Smith
    C) Bastille
    D) Brandy Clark
51    Indians have been ranked at ________ place with total worth of USD 4.1 billion on the new leaked HSBC list of Swiss bank account holders from over 200 countries in Feb 2015. The list was published by an international body of journalists ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists).
    A) 11th
    B) 15th
    C) 16th
    D) 21st
   
52    "World Day of Social Justice" is observed on ______________?
    A) 21st Feb
    B) 25th Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 20th Feb


53    The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of seventh bi-monthly monetary policy review in Feb 2015.
    A) 6.75%
    B) 7.75%
    C) 7.25%
    D) 7%
   
54    Which country has been ranked at No 1 place on the new leaked HSBC list of Swiss bank account holders from over 200 countries, published by an international body of journalists ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) in Feb 2015?
    A) Venezuela
    B) USA
    C) UK
    D) Switzerland
   
55    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Monetary policy framework agreement with the RBI was completed with the objective of keeping inflation below _______ level.
    A) 4%
    B) 5%
    C) 6%
    D) 7%
   
56    Who won the Best Director award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Ava DuVernay
    B) Richard Linklater
    C) David Fincher
    D) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
   
57    Goa has been ranked at _________ position in the list of top 10 nightlife cities in the world by the list published by the 'National Geographic' in Feb 2015. The list mentions Goa's beaches and surrounding areas as the right place to enjoy night life.
    A) 3rd
    B) 6th
    C) 8th
    D) 10th
   
58    Which location has been ranked at No 1 in the list of top 10 nightlife cities in the world by the list published by the 'National Geographic' in Feb 2015?
    A) Belgrade (Serbia)
    B) Dublin (Ireland)
    C) La Paz in Bolivia
    D) Sao Paulo in Brazil
   
59    Two Indians, ___________ have been awarded at the 57th Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles in Feb 2015.
    A) Anoushka Shankar and Neela Vaswani
    B) Ricky Kej and Neela Vaswani
    C) Anoushka Shankar and Ricky Kej
    D) Ramesh Aravind and Anoushka Shankar
   
60    Vodafone India has appointed __________ as Chief Operating Officer, effective from 1st April 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) Sunil Sood
    B) Deepak Srivastava
    C) Naveen Chopra
    D) V.K. Bhalla
61    Indian economy grew by __________ in the third quarter (September-December) of the current fiscal year 2014-15 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 7.1%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 8.1%
    D) 6.9%
   
62    Growth in Indian agriculture sector stood at _________ in the third quarter (September-December) of the current fiscal year 2014-15 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 2.3%
    B) 1.1%
    C) 4.5%
    D) 6.8%


63    "International Mother Language Day" is observed on ______________?
    A) 21st Feb
    B) 25th Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 20th Feb
   
64    Which Indian has been awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his contribution to society, as per the announcement made in Feb 2015?
    A) Jagdish Bhagwati
    B) Amartya Sen
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) T. N. Srinivasan
   
65    Which BJP leader's name was included in the LIMCA book of records in Feb 2015 for being the only woman of the country to represent the same Lok Sabha constituency on the same party ticket for eight consecutive times.
    A) Sumitra Mahajan
    B) Meira Kumar
    C) Poonam Mahajan
    D) Sushma Swaraj
   
66    Who won the Best Actress in the leading role award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Julianne Moore
   
67    Who has been given additional charge as Managing Director and CEO of PSU bank Punjab National Bank with immediate effect in Feb 2015?
    A) K R Kamath
    B) S.S. Mundra
    C) Gauri Shankar
    D) Rakesh Sethi
   
68    Which Indian telecom company has partnered with social networking giant Facebook to offer free data access to select popular websites for all its existing and new customers in Feb 2015?
    A) Reliance Communications
    B) Vodafone
    C) Idea
    D) Airttel
   
69    Which album won the Best World Music Album award at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Toumani & Sidiki “ Toumani Diabat© and Sidiki Diabat©
    B) Traces of You “ Anoushka Shankar
    C) Magic “ S©rgio Mendes
    D) Eve “ Ang©lique Kidjo
   
70    Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of __________, secured certain media rights relating to the Indian Premier League (IPL) for approximately Rs.302.2 crore over a three-season period, annunced in Feb 2015.
    A) Star India
    B) Ten Sports
    C) Espn India
    D) Sony India
71    AAP wins Delhi Assembly Election in a landslide victory in Feb 2015. It won how many assembly seats out of total 70 seats?
    A) 61
    B) 64
    C) 67
    D) 68
   
72    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Government targets __________ from stake sales or divestment in companies in FY 2015/16.
    A) Rs 35,000 crore
    B) Rs 41,000 crore
    C) Rs 48,000 crore
    D) None of These


73    Yash Bhati Samman 2015 was awarded to famous journalist and writer _________ by Uttar Pradesh government in Feb 2015.
    A) Shekhar Gupta
    B) Barkha Dutt
    C) Vinod Mehta
    D) Rajdeep Sardesai
   
74    National Women's Day' is celebrated on ________ across India.
    A) 13-Feb
    B) 17-Feb
    C) 23-Feb
    D) 18-Feb
   
75    The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of seventh bi-monthly monetary policy review in Feb 2015.
    A) 8%
    B) 7.75%
    C) 7.25%
    D) 7%
   
76    Who won the Best Actress in the Supporting role award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Patricia Arquette
   
77    Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Indraprastha Gas Ltd in Feb 2015?
    A) M Ravindran
    B) K K Gupta
    C) B. C. Tripathi
    D) Dinesh K Sarraf
   
78    Which movie won the Best Movie award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Queen
    B) 2 States
    C) Haider
    D) PK
   
79    Which Indian Private bank has launched India's first digital bank 'Pockets' service in Feb 2015 to allow anyone to instantly make transactions on a mobile phone with or without a bank account?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) ICICI bank
   
80    ___________ theatre artist and film actor Atmaram Govind Bhende passed away in Feb 2015.
    A) Marathi
    B) Hindi
    C) Gujarathi
    D) None of These
81    India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in December 2014 (published in Feb 2015).
    A) -0.5%
    B) 1.7%
    C) 2.1%
    D) 3.7%
   
82    World Radio Day is observe on 13th February 2015 across the world.
Theme of World Radio day 2015 is '____________'.
    A) We and Radio
    B) People and Radio
    C) Youth and Radio
    D) None of These


83    The eurozone economy grew by _______ in the last quarter (September to December) of the previous year 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 0.1%
    B) 0.3%
    C) 0.7%
    D) 0.9%
   
84    Which US company became the first company in the world to reach a market value of USD 700 billion as its share price touched record high value on US stock exchanges in Feb 2015?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Apple Inc
    C) Google
    D) Exxon Mobil
   
85    India has been ranked at _________ place out of 180 countries across the worldwide in terms of press freedom in 2015, as per the World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2015 published in Feb 2015.
    A) 121st
    B) 128th
    C) 136th
    D) 142nd
   
86    Which country has been ranked at No 1 place out of 180 countries across the worldwide in terms of press freedom in 2015, as per the World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) 2015 published in Feb 2015?
    A) Norway
    B) Denmark
    C) Netherlands
    D) Finland
   
87    "World Scout Day" is observed on ______________?
    A) 21st Feb
    B) 22nd Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 28th Feb
   
88    Who won the Best Actor in the leading role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Aamir Khan
    B) Shahid Kapoor
    C) Akshay Kumar
    D) Hrithik Roshan
   
89    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, it was proposed to merge commodities regulator with which regulatory entity?
    A) RBI
    B) SEBI
    C) SIDBI
    D) IRDA
   
90    Which movie won the maximum number of awards (5) at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) The Grand Budapest Hotel
    B) Boyhood
    C) Birdman
    D) The Theory of Everything
91    Indian-origin scientist __________, was awarded with the USD 500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award in Feb 2015 for his research on Scalable liquid exfoliation processing of ultrathin two-dimensional metal dichalcogenides nanosheets for energy storage devices.
    A) Gurpreet Singh
    B) Srikanth Jagabathula
    C) Jagadeesh Moodera
    D) Amit Sheth
   
92    The Reserve Bank of India has cut the SLR rate by 50 bps to  ________ during its announcement of seventh bi-monthly monetary policy review in Feb 2015.
    A) 21.5%
    B) 22.5%
    C) 21%
    D) 22%


93    Who won the Best Playback Singer “ Female Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Sona Mohapatra
    B) Rekha Bhardwaj
    C) Shreya Ghoshal
    D) Kanika Kapoor
   
94    Who has been confirmed as the next American defence secretary by the Senate in Feb 2015?
    A) Chuck Hagel
    B) Ashton Carter
    C) Jack Lew
    D) Martin Dempsey
   
95    "Central Excise Day" is observed on ______________?
    A) 21st Feb
    B) 22nd Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 28th Feb
   
96    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi in Feb 2015. Who was sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi at the same time?
    A) Asim Ahmed Khan
    B) Satyendar Jain
    C) Manish Sisodia
    D) Gopal Ra
   
97    Who won the Best Actor in the supporting role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Riteish Deshmukh
    B) Tahir Raj Bhasin
    C) Kay Kay Menon
    D) Ronit Roy
   
98    India has successfully test-fired its 290-km range ________ supersonic cruise missile from Indian Navy destroyer INS Kolkata in Feb 2015. INS Kolkata, which was commissioned by the Indian Navy in August 2014, has the capability of firing the highest number of such missiles.
    A) Agni - II
    B) Agni - I
    C) BrahMos
    D) Pinaka
   
99    Which Indian footballer was presented with All India Football Federation's 2014 Player of the Year award in the men category in Feb 2015?
    A) Subrata Pal
    B) Sunil Chhetri
    C) Nirmal Chettri
    D) Syed Rahim Nabi
   
100    Which movie won the Best Movie award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Foxcatcher
    B) Boyhood
    C) Birdman
    D) The Theory of Everything
101    India and _________ have signed a civil nuclear deal in Feb 2015 during presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
    A) Myanmar
    B) Thailand
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Vietnam
   
102    Which Indian woman footballer was presented with All India Football Federation's 2014 Player of the Year award in the women category in Feb 2015?
    A) Bala Devi
    B) Oinam Bembem Devi
    C) Amoolya Kamal
    D) Mandakini Devi


103    "National Science Day" is observed on ______________?
    A) 21st Feb
    B) 22nd Feb
    C) 24th Feb
    D) 28th Feb
   
104    India's trade deficit stood at __________ in January 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) USD 9.45 billion
    B) USD 10.20 billion
    C) USD 11.56 billion
    D) USD 13.8 billion
   
105    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, it was proposed to cut  corporate tax to 25% over next how many years?
    A) Two
    B) Three
    C) Four
    D) Five
   
106    Japanese economy grew by an annualized rate of __________ in the fourth quarter (September-December) of the previous year 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 0.6%
    B) 0.9%
    C) 2.2%
    D) 3.1%
   
107    Two women scientists, __________, have been chosen for the Dr.Y. Nayudamma Memorial Award 2014. Both have been chosen for their significant contributions in the fields of missile technology and remote sensing in Feb 2015.
    A) Tessy Thomas and Qudsia Tahseen
    B) Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan
    C) B K Thelma and Geeta Varadan
    D) None of These
   
108    India-born __________ has been appointed as the next CEO of US-based accounting giant Deloitte's global operations in Feb 2015. With this he will become the first Indian-origin person to head a 'Big-Four' audit firm.
    A) Punit Renjen
    B) Ajaypal Singh Banga
    C) Shantanu Narayen
    D) Indra Nooyi
   
109    Who won the Best Actor in the leading role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) Eddie Redmayne
   
110    Who won the Best Music Director award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amit Trivedi
    B) Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
    C) Pritam
    D) Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari
111    Indian IT services company _________ has acquired US based leading provider of automation technology for large-scale software management, Panaya Inc, for around USD 200 million in Feb 2015.
    A) HCL Technologies
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) Infosys
   
112    Senior _________ leader and former Maharashtra's Home Minister during the 26/11 terror attacks, R R Patil passed away at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai in Feb 2015.
    A) Congress
    B) NCP
    C) BJP
    D) Shiv Sena


113    IPL-8 auction was held in Feb 2015 for the next IPL season. Which player attracted the maximum price of Rs 16 crore from IPL team Delhi Daredevils in the auction?
    A) Virendra Sehwag
    B) Dinesh Karthik
    C) Yuvraj Singh
    D) Suresh Raina
114    India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at _______ in January 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) -1.2%
    B) -0.39%
    C) 0.85%
    D) 1.8%
   
115    Indian-origin scientist Professor ____________ has been awarded with the Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US) in Feb 2015. He was awarded for his research work in developing data-driven modelling and learning techniques to improve the accuracy of operational decision making.
    A) Gurpreet Singh
    B) Srikanth Jagabathula
    C) Jagadeesh Moodera
    D) Amit Sheth
   
116    Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) Limited in Feb 2015?
    A) Manoj Vaish
    B) Balasubramaniam Venkataramani
    C) Ashishkumar Chauhan
    D) Chitra Ramkrishna
   
117    Who sworn in as the first Woman President of Croatia in Feb 2015 after winning the election held in this year?
    A) Vesna Pusi‡
    B) Mirela Holy
    C) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
    D) Milanka Opai‡
   
118    The Aero India expo 2015, 10th edition of the five-day international edition of the aerospace and aviation exhibition, was held at the Air Force Station in ______ in Feb 2015.
    A) Jaipur
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Pune
    D) Bangalore
   
119    Which Indian international airport has been chosen as the best airport among the world's most performing airports in the 25-40 million passengers per annum category by the Airport Council International (ACI) in Feb 2015?
    A) Delhi Airport
    B) Mumbai Airport
    C) Bangalore Airport
    D) Hyderabad Airport
   
120    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, it was proposed to increase service tax rate and education cess to ______ from 12.36%.
    A) 13.5%
    B) 14%
    C) 14.36%
    D) 15%
121    Famous film producer and Dada Saheb Phalke award winner ___________ passed away at Hyderabad in Feb 2015. He was 78. He produced more than 135 films and made films in several Indian languages under his Suresh Productions banner.
    A) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
    B) N. T. Rama Rao
    C) Daggubati Rama Naidu
    D) None of These
   
122    India's online marketplace ___________ has acquired Exclusively.com (formerly Exclusively.in) which is an online portal for premium and luxury fashion in Feb 2015.
    A) Snapdeal.com
    B) FlipKart.com
    C) Amazon.in
    D) None of These


123    Who won the Best Actor in the Supporting role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) JK Simmons
   
124    Who won the Best Playback Singer “ Male Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Benny Dayal
    B) Arijit Singh
    C) Ankit Tiwari
    D) Shekhar Ravjiani
   
125    India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable ________ surface-to-surface missile as part of a user trial by the army in Feb 2015 from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The missile with a strike range of 350 km and can carry 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads.
    A) Agni - II
    B) Agni - I
    C) Prithvi-II
    D) Pinaka
   
126    Which state government has announced 35% reservation for women in non-gazetted government jobs in group C and D grade in Feb 2015?
    A) Chattishgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
   
127    Indian telecom giant _________ has signed a partnership agreement with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to provide health, education and youth-focused content to its customers in 17 African countries in Feb 2015.
    A) Idea Cellular
    B) Reliance Communication
    C) Bharti Airtel
    D) Vodafone
   
128    Former India Captain _________ has been chosen to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in Feb 2015 which has all times greatest cricketers. He was felicitated and inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and South Africa in Melbourne on 22nd February 2015.
    A) Rahul Dravid
    B) Saurav Ganguly
    C) Anil Kumble
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
   
129    Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with ___________ in the final round to win the Classical section of Zurich Chess Classic in Zurich in Feb 2015.
    A) Sergey Karjakin
    B) Hikaru Nakamura
    C) Levon Aronian
    D) None of These
   
130    Famous scientist _________ has been appointed the Chief of ISRO's Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad Gujarat in Feb 2015? He was awarded Hari Om Ashram Prerit Vikram Sarabhai research Award in 2004, ISRO Merit award in 2008 and Sir JC Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholarship in 1981.
    A) A S Kiran Kumar
    B) Tapan Misra
    C) M.Y.S. Prasad
    D) Madhavan Chandradathan
131    Founder and Managing Director of Sun Pharma, _________ is now the richest Indian with total worth of about USD 23.4 billion, as per latest data published in Feb 2015. This is higher than worth of USD 21.2 billion owned by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani.
    A) Pallonji Mistry
    B) Dilip Shanghvi
    C) Shiv Nadar
    D) Lakshmi Mittal
   
132    Famous leader of __________, Govind Pansare passed away in Mumbai in Feb 2015. He was shot along with his wife Uma by unidentified persons near his house in Kolhapur last week. He was leading a campaign against the collection of toll in Maharashtra.
    A) Shiv Sena
    B) Bhartiya Janata Party
    C) Communist Party of India
    D) MNS


133    Famous _________ poet Dr. Kalim Ahmed Ajiz passed away in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand in Feb 2015.
    A) Gujarati
    B) Hindi
    C) Urdu
    D) None of These
   
134    Who won the Best Director award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Vishal Bhardwaj
    B) Vikas Bahl
    C) Abhishek Varman
    D) Anurag Kashyap
   
135    Bollywood actor ________, known for his role in the movies Delhi Belly and Fukrey, passed away in Andheri, Mumbai in Feb 2015.
    A) Ashraful Haque
    B) Shahir Sable
    C) RC Sakthi
    D) None of These
   
136    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, GAAR to apply prospectively from ________________ and Retrospective tax provisions will be avoided.
    A) April 1, 2016
    B) April 1, 2017
    C) April 1, 2018
    D) None of These
   
137    Which movie won the Best Animated Feature Film award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) The Lego Movie
    B) Big Hero 6
    C) The Boxtrolls
    D) How to Train Your Dragon 2
   
138    Former President of Maldives __________ has been arrested under anti-terrorism laws in Feb 2015 after a court said that he might flee the country to avoid hearings on terrorism charges. He is facing criminal charges over his order to arrest a Criminal Court judge Abdulla Mohamed in January 2012.
    A) Mohamed Nasheed
    B) Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
    C) Abdulla Yameen
    D) Mohammed Waheed Hassan
   
139    Who took oath as a Bihar Chief Minister to become the Chief Minister of the state for the fourth time in Feb 2015?
    A) Jitan Ram Manjhi
    B) Sushil Kumar Modi
    C) Nitish Kumar
    D) Sharad Yadav
   
140    Which Indian state was set to become the India's first state to present a paperless budget (announced in Feb 2015)?
    A) Haryana
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) New Delhi
    D) Punjab
141    India's Foreign direct investment (FDI) jumped by more than 100% to __________ in December 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) USD 3.56 billion
    B) USD 1.10 billion
    C) USD 2.16 billion
    D) USD 4.46 billion
   
142    Bank trade unions finally managed to get a _________ hike in wages coupled with second and fourth Saturday off from PSU bank managements in Feb 2015 after long negotiations period of more than 2 years.
    A) 10%
    B) 12%
    C) 15%
    D) 18%


143    Who won the Best Actress in the leading role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Rani Mukherjee
    C) Alia Bhat
    D) Kangana Ranaut
   
144    During the April-December period of current fiscal year 2014-15, India received maximum FDI from which country?
    A) Singapore
    B) Mauritius
    C) UK
    D) USA
   
145    Who won the Best Actress in the leading role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Julianne Moore
   
146    Who has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Co. Limited in Feb 2015. He will take charge in June this year.
    A) Takahiro Hachigo
    B) Takanobu Ito
    C) Takeo Fukui
    D) Soichiro Honda
   
147    Who became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings during ICC world cup held in Feb-March 2015. He also scored the fastest double century as he took 138 balls to reach his 200 runs.
    A) AB de Villiers
    B) Chris Gayle
    C) Martin Guptill
    D) Brendon McCullum
   
148    14th Finance Commission, headed by former RBI Governor Y.V. Reddy, submitted its report to Central Government in Feb 2015. The commission has recommended to increase state's share in the centre's tax revenue to ________ from current 32%.
    A) 35%
    B) 38%
    C) 42%
    D) 45%
   
149    Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), __________ has resigned from his post, after being named in a sexual harassment case in Feb 2015.
    A) Shailesh Nayak
    B) Rajendra Kumar Pachauri
    C) B V Sreekantan
    D) Hemendra Kothari
   
150    The Indian Army and Indian bank __________ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Defence Salary Package in Feb 2015. The revised MoU has added some additional facilities and basic features which include Many free/concessional services like free cheque books, free drafts, free funds transfers to any bank in India through RTGS / NEFT, free ATM cards and others etc.
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Central Bank of India
151    The AAP government of New Delhi has slashed power tariff by 50% for consumption up to _________ per month and promised to provide free 20,000 litres water to every household per month in Feb 2015 as promised before the assembly poll.
    A) 300 units
    B) 400 units
    C) 500 units
    D) 600 units
   
152    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Personal Income Tax exemption limit was kept unchanged at ________ for normal citizens?
    A) Rs 2. lakh
    B) Rs 2.5 lakh
    C) Rs 3 lakh
    D) None of These


153    Who won the Best Actress in the supporting role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amrita Singh
    B) Dimple Kapadia
    C) Tabu
    D) Juhi Chawla
   
154    Which team won the Hero Hockey India League 2015 held in Feb 2015?
    A) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
    B) Ranchi Rays
    C) Delhi Wave Riders
    D) Dabang Mumbai
   
155    Which Indian footballer was presented with the Emerging Player of the Year 2014 award in Feb 2015?
    A) Sandesh Jhingan
    B) Arnab Mondal
    C) Sushanth Mathew
    D) Francis Fernandes
   
156    Which movie won the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Leviathan
    B) Ida
    C) Tangerines
    D) Timbuktu
   
157    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India amended the mobile number portability (MNP) regulations in Feb 2015 to allow users to change their service provider in any part of the country while retaining the number. That facility will be effective from ______this year.
    A) 1st April
    B) 3rd May
    C) 7th June
    D) 5th July
   
158    Clemson University has honoured ________ with the Doctorate of Automotive Engineering at the South Carolina Automotive Summit held in Washington in Feb 2015.
    A) Adi Godrej
    B) Ratan Tata
    C) Anand Mahindra
    D) Azim Premji
   
159    Global rating agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised India's GDP growth projection upwards at ________ for the fiscal year 2015-16 due to improved investment and low crude oil prices in Feb 2015.
    A) 7.1%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 8.3%
   
160    US economic growth was revised downward to ________ in the last quarter (October to December) of the previous year 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 2%
    B) 2.2%
    C) 2.4%
    D) 2.7%
161    Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in Feb 2015?
    A) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
    B) Kshatrapati Shivaji
    C) Prakash Bakshi
    D) None of These
   
162    Which batsman scored the fastest ever 150 in one-day internationals in a group league match of ICC cricket world cup in Feb 2015? He took just 64 deliveries to reach 150 runs.
    A) AB de Villiers
    B) Chris Gayle
    C) Martin Guptill
    D) Brendon McCullum


163    Who won the Best Director award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Ava DuVernay
    B) Richard Linklater
    C) David Fincher
    D) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
   
164    Who won the Best Lyricist Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Rashmi Singh
    B) Irshad Kamil
    C) Amitabh Bhattacharya
    D) Gulzar
   
165    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Transport allowance exemption hiked to _____ from Rs 800 per month?
    A) Rs. 1,200
    B) Rs. 1,600
    C) Rs. 2,000
    D) None of These
   
166    Chief Justice of Odisha High Court, ___________ sworn in as a judge of Supreme Court of India in Feb 2015. With his elevation, the strength of the SC judges increased to 29. SC has a sectioned strength of 31 judges.
    A) Dipak Misra
    B) Vikramajit Sen
    C) Amitava Roy
    D) Pinaki Chandra Ghose
   
167    Chairman and Managing Director of State Bank of India, ___________ has been named in the Forbes list of 50 'power businesswomen' published by the global business magazine in Feb 2015.
    A) Chanda Kochhar
    B) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    C) Akhila Srinivasan
    D) Shika Sharma
   
168    5-day conference on wildlife poaching was held in _________ in Feb 2015 where Officials from 13 countries across Asia met to discuss wildlife poaching.
    A) Thailand
    B) Bhutan
    C) Nepal
    D) India
   
169    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Mudra banks will be established with capital of _________ crore.
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 15,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 30,000
   
170    Who was elected as the new President of Italy (12th President after World War - II) in Feb 2015?
    A) Giorgio Napolitano
    B) Matteo Renzi
    C) Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    D) Sergio Mattarella
171    Gulfood 2015, world's largest food event was held in __________ in Feb 2015.
    A) New Delhi
    B) Nepal
    C) Dubai
    D) Bangkok
   
172    Famous Indian __________ Mrinalini Mukherjee passed away at the age of 65 years in Feb 2015.
    A) Author
    B) Artist
    C) Historian
    D) Singer


173    National Deworming Day was observed on _________ in twelve states of India. It is an initiative to reduce  the threat of parasitic worm infections, a widespread health issue affecting over 24 crore children in India alone.
    A) 21-Feb
    B) 15-Feb
    C) 10-Feb
    D) 6-Feb
   
174    Former Indian cricket captain ____________ had been awarded with the Honorary Life Membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in Feb 2015.
    A) Rahul Dravid
    B) Saurav Ganguly
    C) Anil Kumble
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
   
175    Indian-American _________ was appointed as Executive Director for Regions and Centre Operations at Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Feb 2015.
    A) Dalip Singh Saund
    B) Raj Goyle
    C) Ravi Chaudhary
    D) Satveer Chaudhary
   
176    Film Dhanak directed by __________ won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival held in Feb 2015.
    A) Nagesh Kukunoor
    B) Ritesh Batra
    C) Geetu Mohandas
    D) None of These
   
177    Who has been given additional charge as Managing Director and CEO of PSU bank Punjab National Bank with immediate effect in Feb 2015?
    A) K R Kamath
    B) S.S. Mundra
    C) Gauri Shankar
    D) Rakesh Sethi
   
178    Who won the Best Actress in the Supporting role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Patricia Arquette
   
179    Who has been appointed as the new Home Secretary in Feb 2015?
    A) Anil Goswami
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Arvind Mayaram
    D) L C Goyal
180    Which Indian has been awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his contribution to society, as per the announcement made in Feb 2015?
    A) Jagdish Bhagwati
    B) Amartya Sen
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) T. N. Srinivasan
 


Answers:
1    Ans) Kanagasabapathy Sripavan
2    Ans) Robert Mugabe
3    Ans) Novak Djokovic
4    Ans) Boyhood
5    Ans) Serena Williams
6    Ans) Martina Hingis
7    Ans) 24th Feb
8    Ans) State Bank of India
9    Ans) The Grand Budapest Hotel
10    Ans) 2.4%
11    Ans) Standard & Poor's
12    Ans) 100%
13    Ans) Madhya Pradesh
14    Ans) 8.75%
15    Ans) 28th Feb
16    Ans) 120 Days
17    Ans) Interstellar
18    Ans) Eddie Redmayne
19    Ans) China
20    Ans) Bihar
21    Ans) Anil Baijal
22    Ans) Micromax
23    Ans) 3rd
24    Ans) 29th
25    Ans) 4th Feb
26    Ans) "Stay with Me" (Darkchild Version) “ Sam Smith
27    Ans) 182
28    Ans) USA
29    Ans) L C Goyal
30    Ans) 4%
31    Ans) Madhusudhan Prasad
32    Ans) JK Simmons
33    Ans) Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor
34    Ans) Roongta
35    Ans) Saloni Dalal
36    Ans) 13th Feb
37    Ans) 5.7%
38    Ans) 3.9%
39    Ans) Pfizer
40    Ans) Morning Phase “ Beck
41    Ans) Ajaypal Singh Banga
42    Ans) MO Garg
43    Ans) Bhalachandra Nemade
44    Ans) 12th Feb
45    Ans) Alibaba
46    Ans) The Lego Movie
47    Ans) Rs. 6,990 crore
48    Ans) Kolkata
49    Ans) Anirban Lahiri
50    Ans) Sam Smith
51    Ans) 16th
52    Ans) 20th Feb
53    Ans) 6.75%
54    Ans) Switzerland
55    Ans) 6%
56    Ans) Richard Linklater
57    Ans) 6th
58    Ans) Dublin (Ireland)
59    Ans) Ricky Kej and Neela Vaswani
60    Ans) Naveen Chopra
61    Ans) 7.5%
62    Ans) 1.1%
63    Ans) 21st Feb
64    Ans) Amartya Sen
65    Ans) Sumitra Mahajan
66    Ans) Julianne Moore
67    Ans) Gauri Shankar
68    Ans) Reliance Communications
69    Ans) Eve “ Ang©lique Kidjo
70    Ans) Star India
71    Ans) 67
72    Ans) Rs 41,000 crore
73    Ans) Vinod Mehta
74    Ans) 13-Feb
75    Ans) 7.75%
76    Ans) Patricia Arquette
77    Ans) M Ravindran
78    Ans) Queen
79    Ans) ICICI bank
80    Ans) Marathi
81    Ans) 1.7%
82    Ans) Youth and Radio
83    Ans) 0.3%
84    Ans) Apple Inc
85    Ans) 136th
86    Ans) Finland
87    Ans) 22nd Feb
88    Ans) Shahid Kapoor
89    Ans) SEBI
90    Ans) The Grand Budapest Hotel
91    Ans) Gurpreet Singh
92    Ans) 21.5%
93    Ans) Kanika Kapoor
94    Ans) Ashton Carter
95    Ans) 24th Feb
96    Ans) Manish Sisodia
97    Ans) Kay Kay Menon
98    Ans) BrahMos
99    Ans) Sunil Chhetri
100    Ans) Birdman
101    Ans) Sri Lanka
102    Ans) Bala Devi
103    Ans) 28th Feb
104    Ans) USD 9.45 billion
105    Ans) Four
106    Ans) 2.2%
107    Ans) Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan
108    Ans) Punit Renjen
109    Ans) Eddie Redmayne
110    Ans) Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
111    Ans) Infosys
112    Ans) NCP
113    Ans) Yuvraj Singh
114    Ans) -0.39%
115    Ans) Srikanth Jagabathula
116    Ans) Balasubramaniam Venkataramani
117    Ans) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
118    Ans) Bangalore
119    Ans) Delhi Airport
120    Ans) 14%
121    Ans) Daggubati Rama Naidu
122    Ans) Snapdeal.com
123    Ans) JK Simmons
124    Ans) Ankit Tiwari
125    Ans) Prithvi-II
126    Ans) Bihar
127    Ans) Bharti Airtel
128    Ans) Anil Kumble
129    Ans) Sergey Karjakin
130    Ans) Tapan Misra
131    Ans) Dilip Shanghvi
132    Ans) Communist Party of India
133    Ans) Urdu
134    Ans) Vikas Bahl
135    Ans) Ashraful Haque
136    Ans) April 1, 2017
137    Ans) Big Hero 6
138    Ans) Mohamed Nasheed
139    Ans) Nitish Kumar
140    Ans) Himachal Pradesh
141    Ans) USD 2.16 billion
142    Ans) 15%
143    Ans) Kangana Ranaut
144    Ans) Mauritius
145    Ans) Julianne Moore
146    Ans) Takahiro Hachigo
147    Ans) Chris Gayle
148    Ans) 42%
149    Ans) Rajendra Kumar Pachauri
150    Ans) State Bank of India
151    Ans) 400 units
152    Ans) Rs 2.5 lakh
153    Ans) Tabu
154    Ans) Ranchi Rays
155    Ans) Sandesh Jhingan
156    Ans) Ida
157    Ans) 3rd May
158    Ans) Ratan Tata
159    Ans) 7.9%
160    Ans) 2.2%
161    Ans) Kshatrapati Shivaji
162    Ans) AB de Villiers
163    Ans) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
164    Ans) Rashmi Singh
165    Ans) Rs. 1,600
166    Ans) Amitava Roy
167    Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharya
168    Ans) Nepal
169    Ans) Rs 20,000
170    Ans) Sergio Mattarella
171    Ans) Dubai
172    Ans) Artist
173    Ans) 10-Feb
174    Ans) Saurav Ganguly
175    Ans) Ravi Chaudhary
176    Ans) Nagesh Kukunoor
177    Ans) Gauri Shankar
178    Ans) Patricia Arquette
179    Ans) L C Goyal
180    Ans) Amartya Sen

GK & Current Affairs Compendium 13 ( 180 MCQs) - JANUARY 2015

1    The Central government has renamed the 64-year old Planning Commission as ___________in Jan 2015.
    A) NITI Biniyog
    B) NITI Aayog
    C) NITI Assar
    D) None of These
   
2    Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched a mobile application _________ in order to improve women safety in the national capital region in Jan 2015. The app is an initiative by Delhi Police which caters to working women who own android smart phones and travel alone.
    A) Nirbhaya
    B) Himmat
    C) Sahas
    D) None of These


3    The government has appointed ________ as the new director general of civil aviation (DGCA) in Jan 2015 till 28th January 2018.
    A) Prabhat Kumar
    B) M Sathiyavathy
    C) T.R. Prasad
    D) Ajay Kumar
   
4    India's insurance industry regulator, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) was renamed to___________ in Jan 2015. The amendment was done to the Insurance Regulation and Development Act, 1999.
    A) Insurance Regulatory and Development of India
    B) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
    C) Insurance Regulatory and Development Company of India
    D) None of These
   
5    India's core sector grew by _________ in November (announced in Jan 2015)
    A) 5.5%
    B) 3.2%
    C) 6.7%
    D) 2.8%
   
6    Who was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the new Planning Commission,  NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, in Jan 2015?
    A) T. N. Srinivasan
    B) Jagdish Bhagwati
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) Arvind Subramanian
   
7    India's National Voters Day was observed on?
    A) 26th Jan
    B) 15th Jan
    C) 25th Jan
    D) 30th Jan
   
8    Who has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of PSU bank Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) in Jan 2015?
    A) M Narendra
    B) K R Kamath
    C) S. S. Mundra
    D) R Koteeswaran
   
9    Who took over as the new chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI) in jan 2015 for next 5 years?
    A) Sudheer Raheja
    B) R.K Srivastava
    C) T.R. Prasad
    D) Ajay Kumar
   
10    Which footballer was voted as Europe's best football player for the second year in a row by European sports reporters for the year 2014 (Announced in Jan 2015?
    A) Manuel Neuer
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) None of These
11    Which Indian private bank launched its own 'digital village' project in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jan 2015?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
   
12    Football coach Diego Simeone won the Europe's best coach title for 2014 (announced in Jan 2015). He is from which country?
    A) Uruguay
    B) Brazil
    C) Argentina
    D) Columbia


13    Which Batsman became the fastest player to reach 12,000 Test runs and also become the fifth man to cross the 12,000 test run mark in Jan 2015?
    A) S Chanderpaul
    B) Jack Kallis
    C) Mahela Jayawardene
    D) Kumar Sangakkara
   
14    Who won the ATP World Tennis Men's single Championship at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi in Jan 2015?
    A) Novak Djokovic
    B) Andy Murray
    C) Stanislas Wawarinka
    D) Rafael Nadal
   
15    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 102nd Indian Science Congress in _______ in jan 2015. The theme of 2014 Indian science congress is 'Science and Technology for Human Development.'
    A) Bangalore
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
   
16    World anti Leprosy Day is observed on?
    A) 10th Jan
    B) 15th Jan
    C) 25th Jan
    D) 30th Jan
   
17    The Reserve Bank of Indian has relaxed Know-Your-Customers (KYC) rules for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in Jan 2015. As per RBI notification, For high-risk individuals and entities, it will be at least once in every _______, for medium risk individuals and entities, it will be at least once in every 8 years and for low risk individuals and entities, it will be at least once in every 10 years.
    A) 1 Year
    B) 2 years
    C) 3 Years
    D) 4 Years
   
18    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scheme for distribution of LED bulbs in _______ in Jan 2015 under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme and a National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting.
    A) Gujarat
    B) Haryana
    C) Delhi
    D) Himachal Pradesh
   
19    Who in the list was not appointed as full time member of National Institution for Transforming India, NITI Aayog in January 2015?
    A) Bibek Debroy
    B) V K Saraswat
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) Arvind Subramanian
   
20    Famous _______ Virendra Prabhakar passed away in Jan 2015 after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 84. He was awarded with Padmashree in 1982.
    A) Author
    B) Photo journalist
    C) Reporter
    D) Actor
21    Who has been named as the ˜business person of the year' for 2014, as per the popular business magazine Fortune in Jan 2015? He was ranked at No 1 position among 20 global corporate leaders' list compiled on the basis of different factors including company's performance, leadership style and total shareholder returns.
    A) Mark Zuckerberg
    B) Jack Ma
    C) Larry Page
    D) Tim Cook
   
22    The sports ministry has decided to recommend famous badminton player _________ for the Padma Bhushan award in Jan 2015 even if it did not receive her nomination from the Badminton Association of India (BAI) within the given deadline.
    A) P. V. Sindhu
    B) Jwala Gutta
    C) Saina Nehwal
    D) Parupalli Kashyap


23    'World Braille Day' is observed on _____________.
    A) 12-Jan
    B) 4-Jan
    C) 24-Jan
    D) 8-Jan
   
24    BCCI has announced the 15-member cricket team for the ICC world cup in Jan 2015 to be held next month in Australia and New Zealand. Who is the Vice Captain of the team?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Sikhar Dhawan
    C) Suresh Raina
    D) Virat Kohli
   
25    Which Indian business person has been awarded with the Order of the Dannebrog as Knight First Class by Queen Margrethe of Denmark in recognition of his role to enhance Indo-Danish ties in the fields of business, commerce and culture in Jan 2015?
    A) Azim Premji
    B) Anand Mahindra
    C) AM Naik
    D) NR Narayana Murthy
   
26    Euro zone inflation stood at ________ in December 2014 (published in Jan 2015).
    A) 2%
    B) -0.5%
    C) -0.2%
    D) 0.4%
   
27    The 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas has held in __________, Gujarat in Jan 2015.
    A) Baroda
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Gandhinagar
    D) Surat
   
28    Bollywood star ___________  has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Andhra Pradesh health sector in Jan 2015.
    A) Amir Khan
    B) Shahrukh Khan
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) Salman Khan
   
29    Central Government has announced to launch ___________ to create interest among the students in Science and Mathematics fields in Jan 2015.
    A) Rashtriya Bigyan Abhiyan
    B) Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
    C) Rashtriya Shiksha Abhiyan
    D) None of These
   
30    Senior Indian diplomat __________ has been named as the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General, Department of Field Support (DFS) by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Jan 2015.
    A) Atul Khare
    B) M Sathiyavathy
    C) T.R. Prasad
    D) Ajay Kumar
31    Who has taken charge as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Indian Overseas Bank in Jan 2015?
    A) M Narendra
    B) K R Kamath
    C) S. S. Mundra
    D) R Koteeswaran
   
32    India's Unemployment rate increased marginally to _______ in the financial year 2013-14, due to increased unemployment in rural areas as per the latest survey report by Labour Bureau in Jan 2015.
    A) 5.7%
    B) 4.1%
    C) 4.9%
    D) 6.3%


33    India's Martyrs' Day is observed on?
    A) 10th Jan
    B) 15th Jan
    C) 25th Jan
    D) 30th Jan
   
34    Chat application company, ________ Messenger has acquired a US-based free voice-calling firm Zip Phone in Jan 2015.
    A) WeChat
    B) Hike
    C) Whatsapp
    D) None of These
   
35    Who won the Presidential election held in Sri Lanka in Jan 2015?
    A) Mahinda Rajapaksa
    B) Sarath Fonseka
    C) Chandrika Kumaratunga
    D) Maithripala Sirisena
   
36    AirlineRatings.com, safety and product rating website, has published the list of top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 in Jan 2015. Which airlines secured No1 rank in the list?
    A) Cathay Pacific Airways
    B) Qantas airways
    C) Etihad Airways
    D) Air New Zealand
   
37    Ritesh Batra's movie ____________ has bagged a nomination in the non-English best film category at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards in Jan 2015.
    A) The Good Road
    B) Liar's Dice
    C) The Lunchbox
    D) None of These
   
38    Tata's newly launched airlines Vistara flew its first flight on 9th January from Delhi to Mumbai. Vistara is a joint venture between Tata and ____________ where Tata holds 51% stake.
    A) Cathay Pacific Airways
    B) Qantas airways
    C) Etihad Airways
    D) Singapore Airlines
   
39    The US unemployment rate stood at ________ in Dec 2014 (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 5.8%
    B) 5.6%
    C) 6.3%
    D) 5.1%
   
40    China's inflation, measured by consumer price index, stood at __________ in December 2014 (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 2%
    B) 1.2%
    C) 3.1%
    D) 1.5%
41    Senior IAS officer __________ was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, newer version of planning commission, in Jan 2015.
    A) Atul Khare
    B) M Sathiyavathy
    C) Sindhushree Khullar
    D) Ajay Kumar
   
42    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has projected Indian economic growth at _________ for the next year 2015 (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 5.1%
    B) 5.7%
    C) 6.4%
    D) 6.9%


43    Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Bangladesh in Jan 2015?
    A) Justice S Verma
    B) Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain
    C) Justice S K Sinha
    D) Justice Md. Tafazzul Islam
   
44    India's Army Day is observed on?
    A) 10th Jan
    B) 15th Jan
    C) 25th Jan
    D) 30th Jan
   
45    Which movie won the Best Movie award in the drama category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
    A) Foxcatcher
    B) Boyhood
    C) The Imitation Game
    D) The Theory of Everything
   
46    Which famous politician was awarded with Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian, in Jan 2015?
    A) Atal Bihari Bajpayee
    B) Murli Manohar Joshi
    C) L. K. Advani
    D) None of These
   
47    Tennis legend Roger Federer won his record number 1000th win the men's professional tennis area while he defeated Milos Raonic by 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the final match in jan 2015.. With this he became the only _______ player in the world to achieve this feat.
    A) First
    B) Second
    C) Third
    D) Fourth
   
48    Who has been selected for the Vikram Sarabhai memorial award for the year 2015 for his outstanding contribution to R&D in the field of space science at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) (announced in Jan 2015)?
    A) K. Kasturi Rangan
    B) Satish Dhawan
    C) M.Y.S. Prasad
    D) G. Madhavan Nair
   
49    Which Indian IT Services Company acquired SOFGEN Holdings (SOFGEN), a niche consulting and services company specialising in private wealth, commercial and retail banking solutions, in Jan 2015?
    A) Infosys
    B) Tech Mahindra
    C) Wipro
    D) TCS
   
50    India's Index of Industrial Production, the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, grew by _______ in November (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 5.1%
    B) 1.1%
    C) 3.8%
    D) 2.9%
51    Which footballer was awarded with the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 for the third time (announced in Jan 2015)?
    A) Manuel Neuer
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) None of These
   
52    Who has been appointed as the new head of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Jan 2015?
    A) Shailesh Nayak
    B) K. Radhakrishnan
    C) A.S. Kiran Kumar
    D) Mylswamy Annadurai


53    "National Youth Day" is observed on?
    A) 10th Jan
    B) 15th Jan
    C) 12th Jan
    D) 22th Jan
   
54    India's ___________ won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category from the US based National Space Society (NSS), as per announcement made by the society in Jan 2015.
    A) Agni-V programme team
    B) PSLV Satelite Programme
    C) Mars Orbiter programme team
    D) None of These
   
55    Which movie won the Best Movie award in the  best comedy or musical category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
    A) Foxcatcher
    B) Boyhood
    C) The Grand Budapest Hotel
    D) The Theory of Everything
   
56    Which famous actor/actress was awarded with Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian, in Jan 2015?
    A) Dilip Kumar
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar
    D) Pran
   
57    India's Online Restaurant portal __________ has acquired UrbanSpoon, which is a dominant player in the US, Canada and Australia for specialized restaurant content, in Jan 2015.
    A) Burp
    B) Zomato
    C) Foodpanda
    D) None of These
   
58    Which Indian bank won the ˜MSME Banking Excellence Awards 2014' given by the Chamber of Indian Micro Small & Medium Enterprises in Jan 2015? The bank has bagged two awards under the categories ˜Best MSME Bank Award for Other Bank (Winner)' and ˜Best Bank Award (Runner Up)'.
    A) Karur Vaishya Bank
    B) Corporation Bank
    C) Andhra Bank
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
   
59    Who assumed charge as the new and 19th Chief Election Commissioner of India in Jan2015?
    A) VS Sampath
    B) Ahmed Zaidi
    C) H.S. Brahma
    D) S. Y. Quraishi
   
60    The Central government removed DRDO chief _______, also known as Agni Man, 15 months before his contract period ends, in Jan 2015.
    A) V. K. Saraswat
    B) Avinash Chander
    C) Tessy Thomas
    D) None of These
61    India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at _________ December (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 1.1%
    B) 0.6%
    C) 0.11%
    D) -0.5%
   
62    "Global Family Day" is observed on?
    A) 1-Jan
    B) 11-Jan
    C) 6-Jan
    D) 22-Jan


63    Bollywood star __________ has been awarded with the Social Media Person of the Year award by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)in Jan 2015.
    A) Shahrukh Khan
    B) Dilip Kumar
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) Amir Khan
   
64    Former Australia fast bowler _________ announced retirement from all forms of cricket in Jan 2015.
    A) Glenn McGrath
    B) Brett Lee
    C) Mitchell Johnson
    D) Jason Gillespie
   
65    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joined which political party in Jan 2015 before the assembly election in Delhi?
    A) Congress
    B) BJP
    C) AAP
    D) None of These
   
66    Microsoft founder Bill Gates was awarded with Padma Bhushan award, India's third highest civilian, in which category in Jan 2015?
    A) Social Work
    B) Science and Engineering
    C) Literature and Education
    D) None of These
   
67    Union Minister of State for Parliamentary and Minority Affairs ____________ was sentenced to a one-year jail term by a local court in Jan 2015 after being convicted for breaching prohibitory orders in the run-up to the 2009 Lok Sabha election.
    A) Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
    B) Sabir Ali
    C) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    D) None of These
   
68    Largest shareholder of cash trapped SpiceJet, Maran Family, has agreed to transfer its entire 53% stake to original promoter________ in Jan 2015.
    A) Ajay Singh
    B) Arjun Singh
    C) Subir Singh
    D) Amit Singh
   
69    India's open water swimmer _________ has set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature in the Antarctic Ocean in Jan 2015.
    A) Bhakti Sharma
    B) Subodh Sarkar
    C) Sunita Sharma
    D) Anita Pal
   
70    Who won the Best Actor award in drama category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) Eddie Redmayne
71    The Reserve Bank of India has cut marginal standing facility (MSF) rate by 25 bps along with Repo rate to  ________ during its announcement of xisth bi-monthly monetary policy review in Jan 2015.
    A) 8.75%
    B) 9%
    C) 8%
    D) 8.5%
   
72    "NRI Day" is observed on?
    A) 9-Jan
    B) 11-Jan
    C) 14-Jan
    D) 10-Jan


73    Haryana government has appointed whom as its brand ambassador as it plans to promote yoga and ayurveda aggressively in Jan 2015?
    A) Rajneesh
    B) Ravi Shankar
    C) Ramdev
    D) None of These
   
74    Censor Board Chief _________ has quit as the chief of India's Censor board in Jan 2015 citing interference and corruption of panel members appointed in the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) by the Union Information & Broadcasting Ministry.
    A) Madhavi Mudgal
    B) Rukmini Devi Arundale
    C) Leela Samson
    D) None of These
   
75    India's leading IT Services Company Wipro has appointed Senior VP (Finance) __________ as the new Chief Financial Officer effective from 1st April 2015 (announced in June 2015).
    A) Suresh Senapaty
    B) Rajiv Bansal
    C) Jatin Dalal
    D) Gautam Thakkar
   
76    UK's ___________ has been appointed as the head coach of Indian men's football team in Jan 2015.
    A) Ricki Herbert
    B) Wim Koevermans
    C) Stephen Constantine
    D) None of These
   
77    Prakash Singh Badal was awarded with Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian, in which category in Jan 2015?
    A) Social Work
    B) Science and Engineering
    C) Literature and Education
    D) Public Affairs
   
78    The first India's indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft, LCA ___________ is finally was handed over to the Indian Air Force on in Jan 2015.
    A) Akash
    B) Tejas
    C) Pinaka
    D) None of These
   
79    Who won the Best Actor award in Musical or Comedy category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Bill Murray
    D) Eddie Redmayne
   
80    Chief Controller of Aeronautics Cluster in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), __________ is likely to be appointed as the interim head of the government organization in Jan 2015.
    A) Avinash Chander
    B) K. Tamilmani
    C) AS Kiran Kumar
    D) None of These
81    Which PSU CEO was awarded with the 'JGBS-Top Rankers' Excellence Award for CEO of the year' in Jan 2015?
    A) Avinash Chander
    B) R K Tyagi
    C) AS Kiran Kumar
    D) None of These
   
82    The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review in Jan 2015
    A) 5%
    B) 4.5%
    C) 4.25%
    D) 4%


83    "National Tourism Day" is observed on?
    A) 25-Jan
    B) 21-Jan
    C) 24-Jan
    D) 10-Jan
   
84    Famous Indian RTI activist ____________ was awarded with the Giraffe Hero award 2015 by a US-based NGO 'The Giraffe Heroes Project' in Jan 2015 for his bravery in utilizing the Right to Information (RTI) Act for public good despite numerous challenges.
    A) Madabhushi Sridhar
    B) Satyananda Mishra
    C) Subhash Chandra Agrawal
    D) K. G. Balakrishnan
   
85    Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her American partner _____________ won women's doubles title at the Sydney International Tennis Tournament in Jan 2015. This is her first title of the season and 23rd of her career.
    A) Abigail Spears
    B) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
    C) Raquel Kops-Jones
    D) None of These
   
86    Who has been appointed as the new chief of Central Board of Film Certification, CBFC by the Central Government in Jan 2015?
    A) Ashok Pandit
    B) Prakash Jha
    C) Pahlaj Nihalani
    D) None of These
   
87    Which sportsperson was awarded with Padma Bhushan award, India's third highest civilian, in Sports category in Jan 2015?
    A) Satpal Singh
    B) Guru Hanuman
    C) Sushil Kumar
    D) Vijender Singh
   
88    Famous Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist, ___________, has been awarded with the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr Award in Jan 2015 in recognition of his contribution in international service and civil engagement.
    A) Mushirul Hasan
    B) Rajni Kothari
    C) Frank Islam
    D) None of These
   
89    Microblogging site Twitter has appointed _________ as business head for its India operation in Jan 2015.
    A) Kirthiga Reddy
    B) Taranjeet Singh
    C) Rajan Anandan
    D) None of These
   
90    Who won the Best Actress award in drama category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Julianne Moore
91    Which Indian bank has announced the launch of banking services on Twitter in Jan 2015, first by a bank in India.
    A) Yes Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
   
92    "International Customs Day" is observed on?
    A) 25-Jan
    B) 21-Jan
    C) 24-Jan
    D) 26-Jan


93    The Reserve Bank of India has cut Reverse Repo rate by 25 bps to  ________ during its announcement of sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review in Jan 2015.
    A) 6.75%
    B) 7.75%
    C) 7.25%
    D) 7%
   
94    The Company Secretaries' Institute has appointed whom as the new President for 2015 in Jan 2015?
    A) Mamta Binani
    B) Santosh Kumar Agrawala
    C) Atul Hasmukh Rai Mehta
    D) Rajiv Bajaj
   
95    The Company Secretaries' Institute has appointed whom as the new Vice-President for 2015 in Jan 2015?
    A) Mamta Binani
    B) Santosh Kumar Agrawala
    C) Atul Hasmukh Rai Mehta
    D) Rajiv Bajaj
   
96    "India's Republic Day" is observed on?
    A) 25-Jan
    B) 21-Jan
    C) 24-Jan
    D) 26-Jan
   
97    China's economic growth stood at __________ in 2014 compared to 7.7% in previous year of 2013 (announced in Jan 2015).
    A) 6.8%
    B) 7.1%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.8%
   
98    Saba Anjum was awarded with PadmaShri award, India's fourth highest civilian, in Sports category in Jan 2015. She plays which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Badminton
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
   
99    Which company ________ announced its first acquisition of Indian mobile phone marketing start-up ZipDial for nearly USD 30 million in Jan 2015.
    A) Google
    B) Facebook
    C) Twitter
    D) Microsoft
   
100    Axis Bank board reappointed whom as the bank's managing director and chief executive officer (MD and CEO) for a three-year period in Jan 2015?
    A) Shikha Sharma
    B) Chanda Kochhar
    C) Naina Lal Kidwai
    D) Chitra Ramkrishna
101    Indian Tier-II IT Services Company, __________ has announced the acquisition of US-based Discoverture Solutions for USD 15 million in Jan 2015.
    A) Wipro
    B) KPIT Cummins
    C) Mindtree
    D) Tech Mahindra
   
102    Who has inaugurated the eighth Jaipur literature festival in Jaipur in Jan 2015 in which many poets, authors and historians participated?
    A) Rajendra Shukla
    B) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    C) Vasundhara Raje
    D) Rajnath Singh


103    National Girl Child Day is celebrated on _________ across India.
    A) 29-Jan
    B) 26-Jan
    C) 24-Jan
    D) 17-Jan
   
104    The Reserve Bank of India has cut repo rate by 25 bps to  ________ during its announcement of sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review in Jan 2015.
    A) 8%
    B) 7.75%
    C) 7.25%
    D) 7%
   
105    Famous economist ________ assumed charge as full time member of the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) in Jan 2015.
    A) Bibek Debroy
    B) V K Saraswat
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) Arvind Subramanian
   
106    Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC has announced that it would invest nearly USD 165.5 million in India's _____________ in jan 2015, which has recently got approval to open new bank from RBI last year.
    A) IDFC Bank
    B) Bandhan Financial Services
    C) IFCI
    D) None of These
   
107    Which Indian company has now become the largest profitable private company of India after replacing Reliance Industries as per latest quarterly results published by these two companies in Jan 2015?
    A) ONGC
    B) TCS
    C) Infosys
    D) ITC
   
108    Saudi Arabia's King ___________, the current ruler of United Kingdom of Saudi Arabia passed away in Jan 2015.
    A) Ibn Saud
    B) Salman
    C) Abdullah
    D) Mutlaib
   
109    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has nominated ruling party lawmaker __________ as the new Prime Minister of South Korea in Jan 2015.
    A) Chung Hong-won
    B) Lee Wan Koo
    C) Yun Jong Yong
    D) Kim Moo‘sung
   
110    Mithali Raj was awarded with PadmaShri award, India's fourth highest civilian, in Sports category in Jan 2015. She plays which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Badminton
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
111    The Supreme Court announced its much-awaited verdict on IPL Spot fixing and former BCCI chief N Srinivasan's conflict of interest case in Jan 2015. The apex Court gave verdict that _________ can't contest BCCI polls till he gives up commercial interest in CSK.
    A) Lalit Modi
    B) N Srinivasan
    C) Jagmohan Dalmiya
    D) Sharad Pawar
   
112    Indian American author___________ has been awarded with the prestigious DSC Prize for Literature for her book "The Lowland" in Jan 2015
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Vijay Shesadri
    C) Jhumpa Lahiri
    D) Amitav Ghosh


113    Which Indian bank has signed a loan agreement for 100 million euro with European Investment Bank for lending to private businesses in India in Jan 2015?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) HDFC Bank
   
114    The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review in Jan 2015.
    A) 23.5%
    B) 22.5%
    C) 23%
    D) 22%
   
115    Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone India in Jan 2015?
    A) Gopal Vittal
    B) Alok Kumar
    C) Himanshu Kapania
    D) Sunil Sood
   
116    Ms ___________ Paulina Vega won the Miss Universe title at function held in Florida in Jan 2015.
    A) USA
    B) Colombia
    C) Brazil
    D) Argentina
   
117    The 66th Republic Day was observed on 26th Jan 2015 across the nation with different parade functions organized at different locations. Who was the chief guest for this year's republic day parade?
    A) Hilary Clinton
    B) Vladimir Putin
    C) Barack Obama
    D) John Kerry
   
118    Famous ____________ and creator of common man, RK Laxman passed away in a Pune hospital in Jan 2015.
    A) Cartoonist
    B) Actor
    C) Author
    D) Journalist
   
119    Famous cartoonist and creator of common man, RK Laxman passed away in a Pune hospital in Jan 2015. He was awarded with which highest Indian civilian award?
    A) Padmashri
    B) Padma Bhushan
    C) Padma Vibhushan
    D) Bharat Ratna
   
120    Anti-austerity Syriza party led by ________ has won general election held in Greece in Jan 2015 and he will be the next Prime Minister of Greece.
    A) Yanis Varoufakis
    B) Antonis Samaras
    C) Alexis Tsipras
    D) Panos Kammenos
121    Famous film producer and Dada Saheb Phalke award winner ___________ passed away at Hyderabad in Feb 2015. He was 78. He produced more than 135 films and made films in several Indian languages under his Suresh Productions banner.
    A) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
    B) N. T. Rama Rao
    C) Daggubati Rama Naidu
    D) None of These
   
122    India's online marketplace ___________ has acquired Exclusively.com (formerly Exclusively.in) which is an online portal for premium and luxury fashion in Feb 2015.
    A) Snapdeal.com
    B) FlipKart.com
    C) Amazon.in
    D) None of These


123    Who won the Best Actor in the Supporting role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Steve Carell
    B) Michael Keaton
    C) Joaquin Phoenix
    D) JK Simmons
   
124    Who won the Best Playback Singer “ Male Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Benny Dayal
    B) Arijit Singh
    C) Ankit Tiwari
    D) Shekhar Ravjiani
   
125    India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable ________ surface-to-surface missile as part of a user trial by the army in Feb 2015 from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The missile with a strike range of 350 km and can carry 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads.
    A) Agni - II
    B) Agni - I
    C) Prithvi-II
    D) Pinaka
   
126    Which state government has announced 35% reservation for women in non-gazetted government jobs in group C and D grade in Feb 2015?
    A) Chattishgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Gujarat
   
127    Indian telecom giant _________ has signed a partnership agreement with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to provide health, education and youth-focused content to its customers in 17 African countries in Feb 2015.
    A) Idea Cellular
    B) Reliance Communication
    C) Bharti Airtel
    D) Vodafone
   
128    Former India Captain _________ has been chosen to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in Feb 2015 which has all times greatest cricketers. He was felicitated and inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and South Africa in Melbourne on 22nd February 2015.
    A) Rahul Dravid
    B) Saurav Ganguly
    C) Anil Kumble
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
   
129    Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with ___________ in the final round to win the Classical section of Zurich Chess Classic in Zurich in Feb 2015.
    A) Sergey Karjakin
    B) Hikaru Nakamura
    C) Levon Aronian
    D) None of These
   
130    Famous scientist _________ has been appointed the Chief of ISRO's Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad Gujarat in Feb 2015? He was awarded Hari Om Ashram Prerit Vikram Sarabhai research Award in 2004, ISRO Merit award in 2008 and Sir JC Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholarship in 1981.
    A) A S Kiran Kumar
    B) Tapan Misra
    C) M.Y.S. Prasad
    D) Madhavan Chandradathan
131    Founder and Managing Director of Sun Pharma, _________ is now the richest Indian with total worth of about USD 23.4 billion, as per latest data published in Feb 2015. This is higher than worth of USD 21.2 billion owned by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani.
    A) Pallonji Mistry
    B) Dilip Shanghvi
    C) Shiv Nadar
    D) Lakshmi Mittal
   
132    Famous leader of __________, Govind Pansare passed away in Mumbai in Feb 2015. He was shot along with his wife Uma by unidentified persons near his house in Kolhapur last week. He was leading a campaign against the collection of toll in Maharashtra.
    A) Shiv Sena
    B) Bhartiya Janata Party
    C) Communist Party of India
    D) MNS


133    Famous _________ poet Dr. Kalim Ahmed Ajiz passed away in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand in Feb 2015.
    A) Gujarati
    B) Hindi
    C) Urdu
    D) None of These
   
134    Who won the Best Director award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Vishal Bhardwaj
    B) Vikas Bahl
    C) Abhishek Varman
    D) Anurag Kashyap
   
135    Bollywood actor ________, known for his role in the movies Delhi Belly and Fukrey, passed away in Andheri, Mumbai in Feb 2015.
    A) Ashraful Haque
    B) Shahir Sable
    C) RC Sakthi
    D) None of These
   
136    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, GAAR to apply prospectively from ________________ and Retrospective tax provisions will be avoided.
    A) April 1, 2016
    B) April 1, 2017
    C) April 1, 2018
    D) None of These
   
137    Which movie won the Best Animated Feature Film award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) The Lego Movie
    B) Big Hero 6
    C) The Boxtrolls
    D) How to Train Your Dragon 2
   
138    Former President of Maldives __________ has been arrested under anti-terrorism laws in Feb 2015 after a court said that he might flee the country to avoid hearings on terrorism charges. He is facing criminal charges over his order to arrest a Criminal Court judge Abdulla Mohamed in January 2012.
    A) Mohamed Nasheed
    B) Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
    C) Abdulla Yameen
    D) Mohammed Waheed Hassan
   
139    Who took oath as a Bihar Chief Minister to become the Chief Minister of the state for the fourth time in Feb 2015?
    A) Jitan Ram Manjhi
    B) Sushil Kumar Modi
    C) Nitish Kumar
    D) Sharad Yadav
   
140    Which Indian state was set to become the India's first state to present a paperless budget (announced in Feb 2015)?
    A) Haryana
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) New Delhi
    D) Punjab
141    Nilesh Shah resigned as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD and CEO) of ______________ in Jan 2015.
    A) ICICI Prudential Asset Management
    B) Axis Capital Limited
    C) SBI Mutual Fund
    D) Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund
   
142    Former Minister of State for Public Works Department (PWD) Ram Prasad Kamal passed away in Jan 2015 after a brief illness in Allahabad. He belonged to which political party?
    A) Shiv Sena
    B) INC
    C) BJP
    D) CPI (M)


143    Who has been appointed as the head coach of Indian men's football team in Jan 2015.
    A) Ricki Herbert
    B) Wim Koevermans
    C) Stephen Constantine
    D) None of These
   
144    Which tech company has become a new ally for 'Digital India' project in Jan 2015 to support the government's vision for a Digital India?
    A) Facebook
    B) Twitter
    C) Google
    D) None of These
   
145    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin to mark the 175th birth anniversary of  ____________ in Jan 2015.
    A) JRD Tata
    B) Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
    C) Aditya Birla
    D) None of These
   
146    Handset maker _________ partnered with Idea Cellular to help subscribers of the telecom services firm pay for apps as part of monthly bills in Jan 2015.
    A) Aircel
    B) Microsoft
    C) Samsung
    D) Micromax
   
147    Who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of BAE Systems India (Services) Private Limited with effect from 1st January 2015?
    A) Aditya Puri
    B) Deepak Parekh
    C) Chanda Kochhar
    D) K. V. Kamath
   
148    The Ajay Bijli led PVR group acquired which cinemas in Jan 2015?
    A) PVR Cinemas
    B) SPI Cinemas
    C) Inox
    D) None of These
   
149    Which Indian PSU bank inked an agreement with HUL arm Lakme Salons to bring easy financing options to fuel women entrepreneurship in Jan 2015?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
    D) Central Bank of India
   
150    Which bank won the Best Tech Savvy Bank “ Runner Up award in MSME Banking Excellence Awards 2014 (announced in Jan 2015)?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Bank of Maharashtra
    C) Karur Vysya Bank
    D) Corporation Bank
151    The AAP government of New Delhi has slashed power tariff by 50% for consumption up to _________ per month and promised to provide free 20,000 litres water to every household per month in Feb 2015 as promised before the assembly poll.
    A) 300 units
    B) 400 units
    C) 500 units
    D) 600 units
   
152    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Personal Income Tax exemption limit was kept unchanged at ________ for normal citizens?
    A) Rs 2. lakh
    B) Rs 2.5 lakh
    C) Rs 3 lakh
    D) None of These


153    Who won the Best Actress in the supporting role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amrita Singh
    B) Dimple Kapadia
    C) Tabu
    D) Juhi Chawla
   
154    Which team won the Hero Hockey India League 2015 held in Feb 2015?
    A) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
    B) Ranchi Rays
    C) Delhi Wave Riders
    D) Dabang Mumbai
   
155    Which Indian footballer was presented with the Emerging Player of the Year 2014 award in Feb 2015?
    A) Sandesh Jhingan
    B) Arnab Mondal
    C) Sushanth Mathew
    D) Francis Fernandes
   
156    Which movie won the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Leviathan
    B) Ida
    C) Tangerines
    D) Timbuktu
   
157    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India amended the mobile number portability (MNP) regulations in Feb 2015 to allow users to change their service provider in any part of the country while retaining the number. That facility will be effective from ______this year.
    A) 1st April
    B) 3rd May
    C) 7th June
    D) 5th July
   
158    Clemson University has honoured ________ with the Doctorate of Automotive Engineering at the South Carolina Automotive Summit held in Washington in Feb 2015.
    A) Adi Godrej
    B) Ratan Tata
    C) Anand Mahindra
    D) Azim Premji
   
159    Global rating agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised India's GDP growth projection upwards at ________ for the fiscal year 2015-16 due to improved investment and low crude oil prices in Feb 2015.
    A) 7.1%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 8.3%
   
160    US economic growth was revised downward to ________ in the last quarter (October to December) of the previous year 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
    A) 2%
    B) 2.2%
    C) 2.4%
    D) 2.7%
161    Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in Feb 2015?
    A) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
    B) Kshatrapati Shivaji
    C) Prakash Bakshi
    D) None of These
   
162    Which batsman scored the fastest ever 150 in one-day internationals in a group league match of ICC cricket world cup in Feb 2015? He took just 64 deliveries to reach 150 runs.
    A) AB de Villiers
    B) Chris Gayle
    C) Martin Guptill
    D) Brendon McCullum


163    Who won the Best Director award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Ava DuVernay
    B) Richard Linklater
    C) David Fincher
    D) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
   
164    Who won the Best Lyricist Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
    A) Rashmi Singh
    B) Irshad Kamil
    C) Amitabh Bhattacharya
    D) Gulzar
   
165    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Transport allowance exemption hiked to _____ from Rs 800 per month?
    A) Rs. 1,200
    B) Rs. 1,600
    C) Rs. 2,000
    D) None of These
   
166    Chief Justice of Odisha High Court, ___________ sworn in as a judge of Supreme Court of India in Feb 2015. With his elevation, the strength of the SC judges increased to 29. SC has a sectioned strength of 31 judges.
    A) Dipak Misra
    B) Vikramajit Sen
    C) Amitava Roy
    D) Pinaki Chandra Ghose
   
167    Chairman and Managing Director of State Bank of India, ___________ has been named in the Forbes list of 50 'power businesswomen' published by the global business magazine in Feb 2015.
    A) Chanda Kochhar
    B) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    C) Akhila Srinivasan
    D) Shika Sharma
   
168    5-day conference on wildlife poaching was held in _________ in Feb 2015 where Officials from 13 countries across Asia met to discuss wildlife poaching.
    A) Thailand
    B) Bhutan
    C) Nepal
    D) India
   
169    As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Mudra banks will be established with capital of _________ crore.
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 15,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 30,000
   
170    Who was elected as the new President of Italy (12th President after World War - II) in Feb 2015?
    A) Giorgio Napolitano
    B) Matteo Renzi
    C) Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    D) Sergio Mattarella
171    Gulfood 2015, world's largest food event was held in __________ in Feb 2015.
    A) New Delhi
    B) Nepal
    C) Dubai
    D) Bangkok
   
172    Famous Indian __________ Mrinalini Mukherjee passed away at the age of 65 years in Feb 2015.
    A) Author
    B) Artist
    C) Historian
    D) Singer


173    National Deworming Day was observed on _________ in twelve states of India. It is an initiative to reduce  the threat of parasitic worm infections, a widespread health issue affecting over 24 crore children in India alone.
    A) 21-Feb
    B) 15-Feb
    C) 10-Feb
    D) 6-Feb
   
174    Former Indian cricket captain ____________ had been awarded with the Honorary Life Membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in Feb 2015.
    A) Rahul Dravid
    B) Saurav Ganguly
    C) Anil Kumble
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
   
175    Indian-American _________ was appointed as Executive Director for Regions and Centre Operations at Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Feb 2015.
    A) Dalip Singh Saund
    B) Raj Goyle
    C) Ravi Chaudhary
    D) Satveer Chaudhary
   
176    Film Dhanak directed by __________ won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival held in Feb 2015.
    A) Nagesh Kukunoor
    B) Ritesh Batra
    C) Geetu Mohandas
    D) None of These
   
177    Who has been given additional charge as Managing Director and CEO of PSU bank Punjab National Bank with immediate effect in Feb 2015?
    A) K R Kamath
    B) S.S. Mundra
    C) Gauri Shankar
    D) Rakesh Sethi
   
178    Who won the Best Actress in the Supporting role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
    A) Amy Adams
    B) Jennifer Aniston
    C) Reese Witherspoon
    D) Patricia Arquette
   
179    Who has been appointed as the new Home Secretary in Feb 2015?
    A) Anil Goswami
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Arvind Mayaram
    D) L C Goyal
180    Which Indian has been awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his contribution to society, as per the announcement made in Feb 2015?
    A) Jagdish Bhagwati
    B) Amartya Sen
    C) Arvind Panagariya
    D) T. N. Srinivasan
 

Answers:
1    Ans) NITI Aayog
2    Ans) Himmat
3    Ans) M Sathiyavathy
4    Ans) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
5    Ans) 6.7%
6    Ans) Arvind Panagariya
7    Ans) 25th Jan
8    Ans) R Koteeswaran
9    Ans) R.K Srivastava
10    Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
11    Ans) ICICI Bank
12    Ans) Argentina
13    Ans) Kumar Sangakkara
14    Ans) Andy Murray
15    Ans) Mumbai
16    Ans) 30th Jan
17    Ans) 2 years
18    Ans) Delhi
19    Ans) Arvind Subramanian
20    Ans) Photo journalist
21    Ans) Larry Page
22    Ans) Saina Nehwal
23    Ans) 4-Jan
24    Ans) Virat Kohli
25    Ans) AM Naik
26    Ans) -0.2%
27    Ans) Gandhinagar
28    Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
29    Ans) Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
30    Ans) Atul Khare
31    Ans) R Koteeswaran
32    Ans) 4.9%
33    Ans) 30th Jan
34    Ans) Hike
35    Ans) Maithripala Sirisena
36    Ans) Qantas airways
37    Ans) The Lunchbox
38    Ans) Singapore Airlines
39    Ans) 5.6%
40    Ans) 1.5%
41    Ans) Sindhushree Khullar
42    Ans) 6.4%
43    Ans) Justice S K Sinha
44    Ans) 15th Jan
45    Ans) Boyhood
46    Ans) L. K. Advani
47    Ans) Third
48    Ans) M.Y.S. Prasad
49    Ans) Tech Mahindra
50    Ans) 3.8%
51    Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
52    Ans) A.S. Kiran Kumar
53    Ans) 12th Jan
54    Ans) Mars Orbiter programme team
55    Ans) The Grand Budapest Hotel
56    Ans) Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar
57    Ans) Zomato
58    Ans) Corporation Bank
59    Ans) H.S. Brahma
60    Ans) Avinash Chander
61    Ans) 0.11%
62    Ans) 1-Jan
63    Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
64    Ans) Brett Lee
65    Ans) BJP
66    Ans) Social Work
67    Ans) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
68    Ans) Ajay Singh
69    Ans) Bhakti Sharma
70    Ans) Eddie Redmayne
71    Ans) 8.75%
72    Ans) 9-Jan
73    Ans) Ramdev
74    Ans) Leela Samson
75    Ans) Jatin Dalal
76    Ans) Stephen Constantine
77    Ans) Public Affairs
78    Ans) Tejas
79    Ans) Michael Keaton
80    Ans) K. Tamilmani
81    Ans) R K Tyagi
82    Ans) 4%
83    Ans) 25-Jan
84    Ans) Subhash Chandra Agrawal
85    Ans) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
86    Ans) Pahlaj Nihalani
87    Ans) Satpal Singh
88    Ans) Frank Islam
89    Ans) Taranjeet Singh
90    Ans) Julianne Moore
91    Ans) ICICI Bank
92    Ans) 26-Jan
93    Ans) 6.75%
94    Ans) Atul Hasmukh Rai Mehta
95    Ans) Mamta Binani
96    Ans) 26-Jan
97    Ans) 7.4%
98    Ans) Hockey
99    Ans) Twitter
100    Ans) Shikha Sharma
101    Ans) Mindtree
102    Ans) Vasundhara Raje
103    Ans) 24-Jan
104    Ans) 7.75%
105    Ans) Bibek Debroy
106    Ans) Bandhan Financial Services
107    Ans) TCS
108    Ans) Abdullah
109    Ans) Lee Wan Koo
110    Ans) Cricket
111    Ans) N Srinivasan
112    Ans) Jhumpa Lahiri
113    Ans) State Bank of India
114    Ans) 22%
115    Ans) Sunil Sood
116    Ans) Colombia
117    Ans) Barack Obama
118    Ans) Cartoonist
119    Ans) Padma Vibhushan
120    Ans) Alexis Tsipras
121    Ans) Daggubati Rama Naidu
122    Ans) Snapdeal.com
123    Ans) JK Simmons
124    Ans) Ankit Tiwari
125    Ans) Prithvi-II
126    Ans) Bihar
127    Ans) Bharti Airtel
128    Ans) Anil Kumble
129    Ans) Sergey Karjakin
130    Ans) Tapan Misra
131    Ans) Dilip Shanghvi
132    Ans) Communist Party of India
133    Ans) Urdu
134    Ans) Vikas Bahl
135    Ans) Ashraful Haque
136    Ans) April 1, 2017
137    Ans) Big Hero 6
138    Ans) Mohamed Nasheed
139    Ans) Nitish Kumar
140    Ans) Himachal Pradesh
141    Ans) Axis Capital Limited
142    Ans) BJP
143    Ans) Stephen Constantine
144    Ans) Google
145    Ans) Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
146    Ans) Microsoft
147    Ans) Deepak Parekh
148    Ans) SPI Cinemas
149    Ans) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
150    Ans) Karur Vysya Bank
151    Ans) 400 units
152    Ans) Rs 2.5 lakh
153    Ans) Tabu
154    Ans) Ranchi Rays
155    Ans) Sandesh Jhingan
156    Ans) Ida
157    Ans) 3rd May
158    Ans) Ratan Tata
159    Ans) 7.9%
160    Ans) 2.2%
161    Ans) Kshatrapati Shivaji
162    Ans) AB de Villiers
163    Ans) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
164    Ans) Rashmi Singh
165    Ans) Rs. 1,600
166    Ans) Amitava Roy
167    Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharya
168    Ans) Nepal
169    Ans) Rs 20,000
170    Ans) Sergio Mattarella
171    Ans) Dubai
172    Ans) Artist
173    Ans) 10-Feb
174    Ans) Saurav Ganguly
175    Ans) Ravi Chaudhary
176    Ans) Nagesh Kukunoor
177    Ans) Gauri Shankar
178    Ans) Patricia Arquette
179    Ans) L C Goyal
180    Ans) Amartya Sen