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Online general knowledge Quiz (20-JUL-2017)

1.Who is the head of the task force on improving employment data?

a) Ramesh Chand
b) Arvind Panagariya
c) Arvind Subramanium
d) KC Talwar

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


2.Which is the first Indian city to get World Heritage Tag?

a) Ahmedabad
b) Delhi
c) Hyderabad
d) Lucknow

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


3.Name the country to which Garbine Muguruza, the winner of 2017 Wimbledon belongs to?

a) France
b) Germany
c) Netherlands
d) Spain

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 name of an 'extremely large supercluster of galaxies' in the universe which was recently discovered by Indian scientists, the first ever achievement in this field in the country?

a) Sabarmati
b) Saraswati
c) Sagar Kamal
d) Sapt Rishi

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


5.What percentage of agricultural production is the de minimis level for developing countries like India as per the WTO agreement?

a) 2 percent
b) 5 percent
c) 10 percent
d) 12 percent

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


6.What are the common references to the boxes as categorized in terminology of World Trade Organisation (WTO)?

a) Green
b) Amber
c) Red
d) Yellow

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


7.Who was the head of the expert panel set up by government to study the feasibility to move to a new financial year?

a) Arvind Subramanium
b) Shankar Dayal
c) Shankar Acharya
d) Ashok Dalwai

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.What is the name of the India's largest employability skills test which was recently launched across 29 states and seven Union Territories?

a) EAST
b) SKILLS
c) WEST
d) KAUSHAL

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.Roger Federer won the Wimbledon men's tennis singles title 2017. What were the main features of this victory?

a) Record 9 titles by a male player in Wimbledon history
b) Record 8 titles by a male player in Wimbledon history
c) At 35 years he became the oldest male player to win at SW19 in the Open Era
d) After 41 years a player won Wimbledon without dropping a set in the entire tournament

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


10.Which are the three major sessions of Parliament in India?

a) Budget Session
b) Monsoon Session
c) Winter Session
d) Spring Session

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