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Online general knowledge Quiz (23-MAR-2017)

1. Name the depository organization in India which works as a link between listed companies and the shareholders?

a) CDSL
b) PSDL
c) NSDL
d) RSDL

A) a & b is the correct answer
B) b & c is the correct answer
C) a & c is the correct answer
D) a & d is the correct answer


2. What is the name of river of New Zealand which recently granted legal status as a ‘Person.’?

a) Mataura
b) Clutha
c) Rakaia
d) Whanganui

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3. What is being set up in the mountainous Sichuan province of China which will attempt to search for the origin of high energy cosmic rays?

a) GHASOO
b) PIRASE
c) LHAASO
d) RASSA

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4. What is the rank of India in the world for the number of women in Parliament, according to a report prepared by Inter-Parliamentary Union and United Nations Women?

a) 147th
b) 148th
c) 149th
d) 150th

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Whose free pricing was recently approved by Union Cabinet which will boost the output of this barely tapped source of energy in the country?

a) CBM
b) Solar Energy
c) Wind Energy
d) None of the above

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6. Name the place in India where 1.6 billion-year old fossils of red algae have been found by researchers from the Swedish Museum of Natural History?

a) Jaisalmer
b) Jabalpur
c) Chitrakoot
d) Golconda

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


7. Who was recently sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttrakhand?

a) Harak Singh Rawat
b) Surender Singh Rawat
c) Trivendra Singh Rawat
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8. Who was recently sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?

a) Dinesh Sharma
b) Yogi Adityanath
c) Manoj Sinha
d) Mahesh Sharma

A) d is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) a is the correct answer


9. What is the name of the country’s first indigenous superpower drone developed by a research group at IIT Kharagpur?

a) Pavan
b) Grih
c) Bhim
d) Nayan

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10. Who was recently made the new chief of IDBI Bank?

a) MK Jain
b) K P Kharat
c) Sanjay Jain
d) Sanjay Kumar

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer