Thursday, July 21, 2016

Q1.  Recently World Health organization Report raised alarm on qualified doctors in the field of?
(a) Homeopathy
(b) Allopathy
(c) Ayurvedic
(d) Urology
(e) Oncology
(Almost one-third (31 per cent) of those who claimed to be allopathic doctors in 2001 were educated only up to the secondary school level and 57 per cent did not have any medical qualification, a recent WHO report found, ringing the alarm bells on India’s healthcare workforce.)

Q2.  Pema Khandu has sworn in as chief Minister of:
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Sikkim
(d) Mizoram
(e) Goa
(Mr. Pema Khandu (37), became the youngest Chief Minister of the country, is all set to follow the footsteps of his father and former chief minister Dorjee Khandu, who died in a chopper crash in 2011 near Luguthang in Tawang district bordering China.)

Q3.  Recently in which country around 250 people died due to military coup:
(a) France
(b) Italy
(c) Turkey
(d) Africa
(e) India
(Turkish authorities wrested back control of the country on Saturday, after crushing a military coup by discontented soldiers seeking to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives.)

Q4.  Who among the following is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Dr. Nasim Zaidi 
(b) Mr. A. K. Joti
(c) Mr. O.P. Rawat
(d) K.V. Kamath
(e) None of the above
(Dr. Nasim Zaidi, assumed charge as 20th Chief Election Commissioner of India on 19.04.15.)

Q5.  The author of “Gujarat files: Anatomy of cover up” is:
(a) Amarinder Singh
(b) Nabam Tuki
(c) Rana Ayyub
(d) Raghuram Rajan
(e) D. Subbarao
(In 2010, Rana Ayyub, then working for news magazine Tehelka, spent eight months undercover in Gujarat pretending to be Maithili Tyagi, a filmmaker. Her book, Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up, contains previously unpublished transcripts from the sting operation that Tehelka withheld from publication.)

Q6. Four Indian-Americans were among the 42 US nationals who were honoured with this year's prestigious “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” award. Which of the following is not among them?
(a) Sunder Pichai
(b) Vikram Malhotra
(c) Hari Sreenivasan
(d) Bharati Mukherjee
(e) Indra Nooyi
(The four Indian-Americans are Google CEO Sunder Pichai , Hari Sreenivasan, anchor and senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour, Vikram Malhotra Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company and Bharati Mukherjee National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author.)

Q7. Recently Khangchendzonga National Park became India’s 1st mixed world Heritage site. The word mixed heritage connotes:
(a) Natural and cultural
(b) Natural and Manmade
(c) Man-made and authorial
(d) Cultural and ecological
(e) Ecological and Manmade
(Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP), Sikkim has been inscribed as India’s first “Mixed World Heritage Site” on UNESCO World Heritage List, by fulfilling the nomination criteria under both natural and cultural heritage. )

Q8. Chambal media entered into partnership with Khabar Lahariya which is famous for showcasing?
(a) Feminist business model
(b) Improving rural media
(c) Fast news method
(d) Technology in mass media
(e) Connecting media to rural areas
( The team of women journalists who turned the badlands of Bundelkhand into a hub of rural journalism with the launch of an eight-page newspaper Khabar Lahariya 15 years ago has now completed a six-month pilot-run of Chambal Media, a rural digital media start-up that banks on a “feminist business model”.)

Q9. The national policy for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which seeks to boost the overall growth of the sector, is expected to be released by the end of this year. The Committee drafting that policy is headed by which former Cabinet Secretary?
(a) TSR Subramanian
(b) Alok Rawat
(c) Shashank Shekhar Singh
(d) Prabhat Kumar
(e) None of the above
(Shri Prabhat Kumar, Former Cabinet Secretary, Former Governor of State of Jharkhand and is Chairman of one man Committee for MSME Policy Formulation. )

Q10. Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the world's longest, deepest tunnel; it was officially opened recently in which country?
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Germany
(d) USA
(e) Switzerland
( The Gotthard Base Tunnel-Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially was opened recently.)

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