Sunday, November 5, 2017


1. Who received the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015-16 on October 31,
1) Bezwada Wilson
2) A.R. Rahman
3) T.M. Krishna
4) Gulzar
5) Shyam Benegal

2. What is India's rank in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business index 2018?
1) 130
2) 100
3) 101
4) 131
5) 123

3. Paolo Gentiloni visited India in October 2017. He is the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1) France
2) Portugal
3) Italy
4) Spain
5) Netherlands

4. Where are the headquarters of the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) located?
1) Copenhagen, Denmark
2) Oslo, Norway
3) Stockholm, Sweden
4) Helsinki, Finland
5) Riga, Latvia

5. The proposed Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant will be built in which of the following States?
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Haryana
4) Jharkhand
5) Uttarakhand

6. World Day for International Justice is celebrated every year on:
1) July 17
2) August 17
3) September 17
4) October 17
5) November 17

7. Who is the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest from China side?
1) Anshu Jamsenpa
2) Anita Kundu
3) Arunima Sinha
4) Santosh Yadav
5) Premlata Agarwal

8. Which private sector bank was previously a microfinance institution?
1) IDFC Bank
2) Yes bank
3) Axis Bank
4) Bandhan Bank
5) IndusInd Bank

9. In which Indian State is the City Union Bank headquartered?
1) Karnataka
2) Kerala
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Maharashtra

10. The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is held annually in which of the following countries?
1) Czech Republic
2) Bulgaria
3) France
4) Poland
5) Austria

11. Which city hosted the India- ASEAN Youth Summit in August 2017?
1) Bhopal
2) New Delhi
3) Hyderabad
4) Mumbai
5) Jaipur

12. Who is the Chairman of the committee constituted to prepare a blueprint for doubling farmers'
income by 2022?
1) Ramesh Chand
2) Ashok Dalwai
3) Bibek Debroy
4) M.S. Swaminathan
5) None of these

13. Prasoon Joshi is the present Chairperson of which of the following?
2) NSD

14. Who was appointed as Executive Director in World Bank in August 2017?
1) Soumya Swaminathan
2) Ruchira Kamboj
3) Meira Shankar
4) S. Aparna
5) Eenam Gambhir

15. Which of the following statements about the 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) is not correct?
1) GRI is published by French asset management company Natixis Global
2) It ranked 43 countries
3) India is ranked 43rd
4) Norway topped the list
5) Eight of the top ten countries are located in Asia

16. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 will allow
Union Government to increase capital of NABARD from Rs.5,000 crore to?
1) Rs. 10,000 crore
2) Rs. 20,000 crore
3) Rs. 25,000 crore
4) Rs. 30,000 crore
5) None of these

17. Who was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in August 2017?
1) Ashwani Lohani
2) Mohammad Mustafa
3) E. Sankara Rao
4) Santosh Sharma
5) None of these

18. Which State declared Dailong village as a Biodiversity Heritage Site recently?
1) Mizoram
2) Meghalaya
3) Manipur
4) Tripura
5) Assam

19. In which State is Almatti Dam located?
1) Telangana
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Karnataka
5) None of these

20. In a "banking outlet" services are provided for a minimum of how many hours per day for at least five days a week?
1) 2 hours
2) 4 hours
3) 5 hours
4) 6 hours
5) None of these

21. Who is the author of the recently released book "India 2017 Yearbook"?
1) Rajiv Mehrishi
2) Amitabh Kant
3) Bibek Debroy
4) V.K. Saraswat
5) None of these

22. In which State are the Bhimbetka rock shelters located?
1) Maharashtra
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Punjab
4) Haryana
5) Rajasthan

23. Where is the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex situated?
1) Mumbai
2) Nagpur
3) Pune
4) Nanded
5) Nashik

24. Which of the following regulates credit rating agencies in India?
1) RBI
5) None of these

25. In which State is Ghatampur Thermal Power Station located?
1) Bihar
2) Chhattisgarh
3) West Bengal
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Uttar Pradesh

26. Abu Dhabi is the capital of which of the following countries?
1) Qatar
2) Saudi Arabia
3) UAE
4) Jordan
5) Lebanon

27. Y-20 is a large military transport aircraft developed by which of the following countries?
1) Russia
2) USA
3) Japan
4) China
5) North Korea

28. The Reserve Bank of India published report of the Household Finance Committee in August
2017. The Committee was chaired by:
1) Bimal Jalan
2) Tarun Ramadorai
3) Raghuram Rajan
4) Nachiket Mor
5) None of these

29. The Bandodkar Gold Trophy is associated with which of the following sports?
1) Kabaddi
2) Cricket
3) Football
4) Hockey
5) Wrestling

30. Who is the first Indian to scale Mount Everest six times?
1) N. Jagoi
2) Rahul Jarngal
3) Loveraj Singh
4) Yogender Garbiyal
5) None of these

31. The Capital Small Finance Bank (CSFB) is India's first Small Finance Bank. It is headquartered in:
1) Jalandhar
2) Jaipur
3) Jaisalmer
4) Bangalore
5) Mangalore

32. Which of the following is the capital city of Spain?
1) Barcelona
2) Bratislava
3) Stockholm
4) Madrid
5) Lisbon

33. The India Aspiration Fund (IAF) would invest in venture capital funds for meeting the equity requirement of:
1) Agriculture
2) Housing
3) MSME start-ups
4) IT sector
5) None of these

34. Which bank has executed India's first transaction on block chain technology?
1) Yes Bank
2) Axis Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) ICICI Bank
5) None of these

35. Where are the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
1) Shanghai
2) Hong Kong
3) Beijing
4) Singapore
5) None of these

36. In which State is Mathikettan Shola National Park located?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Karnataka
3) Odisha
4) Kerala
5) None of these

37. Which city hosted the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Athletics in July 2017?
1) Nairobi, Kenya
2) Lille, France
3) Donetsk, Ukraine
4) Cali, Colombia
5) Marrakech, Morocco

38. Vijender Singh of India won the unified WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight
title in Mumbai by defeating Zulpikar Maimaitiali of:
1) Pakistan
2) China
3) Kazakhstan
4) Tajikistan
5) Malaysia

39. Who won the men's singles title in Rogers Cup tennis played in Montreal, Canada in August 2017?
1) Alexander Zverev
2) Roger Federer
3) Dominic Thiem
4) Kei Nishikori
5) Rafael Nadal

40. Who clinched the women's singles title in Rogers Cup tennis played in Toronto, Canada in August 2017?
1) Simona Halep
2) Elina Svitolina
3) Angelique Kerber
4) Johanna Konta
5) Petra Kvitova

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IBPS 1315 Recruitment of Specialist Officer Posts

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) invites applications for recruitment of  1315 Specialist Officers in participating organizations (CRP SPL-VII).

Post details:
1. IT Officer (Scale-I): 120 Posts
Qualification: Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation. Or Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications.

2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): 875 Posts
Qualification: Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering.
3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): 30 Posts

Qualification: Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree level. Or Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

4. Law Officer (Scale I): 60 Posts
Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I): 35 Posts
Qualification: Graduate and Post Graduate degree or Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law.

6. Marketing Officer (Scale I): 195 Posts
Qualification: Graduate and MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA/ PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Age (As on 01.11.2017): Minimum 20 years, maximum: 30 years.

Applying mode: Online.

Online registration including Edit/ Modification of Application: 07.11.2017 to 27.11.2017.

Online Examination – Preliminary: 30.12.2017 and 31.12.2017.

Online Examination – Main: 28.01.2018.

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

LIC HFL Recruitment of 264 Assistant, Assistant Manager Posts

LIC Housing Finance Limited (LIC HFL), there is recruitment for the vacant posts of Assistant : 164, Assistant Manager : 100 etc. application are invited online from the desired and eligible candidates for total 264 posts.

Total Post : 264 
Name of Post : 
1. Assistant : 164
2. Assistant Manager : 100

Education Qualification : Candidates should have done Graduation Degree / Post Graduation Degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

Age Limit : 21 to 28 Years As on 01-07-2017. Age relaxations will be applicable as per the rules.

Pay Scale : Rs. 13,980 - 32,110/- (Post 1), Rs. 32,815 - 61,670/- (Post 2).

Application Fee :
 All Category Candidates Application Fee is : 500/-

Selection Process : All Eligible Candidates will Be Selected Based on Their Performance In Online Exam, Interview, Medical Exam.

How to Apply : All Eligible and Interested candidates may fill the online application through official website before or on 7th September 2017.

Important Dates
Application Online Start : 24 August, 2017 
Last Date for Registration : 07 September, 2017 
Last Date Fee Payment : 07 September, 2017

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Saturday, August 19, 2017


1. Which among the following Yoga Institutes has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga in June 2017?
a) Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute
b) Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram
c) Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and Ashrams, Kerala and Tamil Nadu
d) Yoga Institute, Mumbai

2. Who is the current Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) of India?
a) T.M. Bhasin
b) K.V. Chowdary
c) Rajiv
d) K. Santhanam

3. Who has been has renominated as its serving candidate at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by India in June 2017?
a) Justice Jasti Chelameswar
b) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
c) Justice Dalveer Bhandari
d) Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

4. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $ 275 million loan on 19th June, 2017 for improving urban services in 64 small towns in the State of which of the following?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Haryana
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Madhya Pradesh

5. Which among the following countries plans to host a summit for start-ups from SAARC nations in 2018?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Sri Lanka
d) Bangladesh

6. According to Fitch Ratings, India's GDP growth will steadily rise from 7.4% to ........ in 2018-19.
a) 8.2%
b) 7.5%
c) 7.8%
d) 8.0%

7. Which among the following countries became the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention, a move that will help boost trade through smoother movement of goods across territories?
a) Japan
b) Russia
c) Germany
d) India

8. Indian Navy's first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2), developed by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), and was launched at:
a) L&T's Shipyard in Kattupalli
b) Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam
c) Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai
d) Goa Shipyard Limited in Goa

9. The BIO International Convention 2017 was held in:
a) Dhaka
b) San Diego
c) Tokyo
d) Jakarta

10. Who is the current CEO of International Cricket Council's (ICC)?
a) Zaheer Abbas
b) Shashank Manohar
c) David Richardson
d) Narayanaswami Srinivasan

11. Who earned the dubious distinction of being the first sitting high court judge to be awarded a jail term by the Supreme Court?
a) Mr. Jasti Chelameswar
b) Mr. Ranjan Gogoi
c) Mr. CS Karnan
d) Mr. Pinaki Chandra Ghose

12. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on:
a) June 21
b) May 21
c) June 19
d) July 21

13. The 5th International Forum for Technological Development TECHNOPROM- 2017 was held in:
a) Russia
b) USA
c) France
d) Japan

14. The oldest yoga trainer or teacher in the world is .....
a) Elena Brower
b) Seane Corn
c) Tao Porchon-Lynch
d) Amma Nanammal

15. Who among the following is appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to India?
a) Tim Wirth
b) Kenneth Juster
c) Frank E. Loy
d) Paula Dobriansky

16. Who among the following was appointed as Crown Prince of the Saudi Arabia?
a) Mohammed Rehman
b) Mohammed Sultan
c) Mohammed Bin Salman
d) Mohammed Ali Khan

17. Which among the following Municipal Corporations has become the first local body in the country to issue municipal bonds?
a) Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
b) Mumbai Municipal Corporation
c) New Delhi Municipal Corporation
d) Pune Municipal Corporation

18. Name the Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer, who has resigned under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership in June 2017.
a) Bob Igor
b) Elon Musk
c) James Dimon
d) Travis Kalanick

19. SEBI has decided to levy a 'Regulatory Fee' of ........... on each subscriber of offshore derivative instrument (ODI), which will have to be collected by the registered foreign portfolio investor (FPI) that issues the ODIs.
a) $2,000
b) $1500
c) $2500
d) $1,000

20. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), rural ........... and rural ......... have declared themselves as the 4th and 5th Open Defecation Free (ODF) States of India.
a) Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
b) Bihar, Sikkim
c) Uttarakhand, Haryana
d) Karnataka, Punjab

21. Who has been selected unanimously as the Opposition candidate for the presidential election to be held in July 2017?
a) Mayawati
b) Meira Kumar
c) Sushilkumar Shinde
d) Sharad Power

22. Who has been taken oath as the Bihar Governor in June 2017?
a) Vijay Kumar Choudhary
b) Keshri Nath Tripathi
c) Rajendra Menon
d) Shankar Sharma

23. Who is the current Prime Minister of Sweden?
a) Fredrik Reinfeldt
b) Stefan Lofven
c) Goran Persson
d) Ingvar Carlsson

24. Which among the following countries has cleared the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India in June 2017?
a) France
b) Russia
c) USA
d) Germany

25. India signed Loan Agreement for co-financing of part funding through World Bank for USD 240 million and USD 160 Million from AIIB for 24X7 Power for All in:
a) Andhra Pradesh Project
b) Madhya Pradesh Project
c) Uttar Pradesh Project
d) Himachal Pradesh Project

26. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded its Oversight Committee - formed to advice banks on which of the following issues?
a) Stressed asset resolution
b) Interest rates
c) Unaccounted money deposited in the bank accounts
d) All of the above

27. RBI has asked banks to resolve .......... high value cases of bad loans within six months or face the prospect of being directed to go in for the new insolvency resolution mechanism as part of the strategy to rein in unacceptable level of non-performing assets (NPAs).
a) 25
b) 55
c) 35
d) 45

28. The Central government has placed an order for 37 lakh doses of a rotavirus vaccine that promises to beat heat issues and requires no refrigeration. Rotavirus, is the leading cause of which of the following diseases?
a) Small Pox
b) Diarrhoea
c) Dengue
d) Polio

29. The Ministry of External affairs celebrated the completion of 50 years of the Passport Act 1967 as the 5th Passport Seva Divas on -
a) 24th May
b) 24th June
c) 24th March
d) 24th April

30. 'City Liveability Index' for measuring the quality of life in 116 major cities was launched by .....
a) NITI Aayog
b) Ministry of Urban Development
c) Central Pollution Control Board of India
d) Both a and c

31. Central government announced another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities taking the total cities picked up so far to 90 under Smart City Mission launched on:
a) July 25, 2016
b) June 25, 2014
c) June 25, 2015
d) April 25, 2015

32. Child victims of cyber crimes can now lodge their complaints at National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)'s POCSO e-box. Which of the following is/ are the cyber crime/ cyber crimes included in complaints?
a) Cyber bullying
b) Cyber stalking
c) Child pornography
d) All of the above

33. How many Arab States or Countries boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism?
a) 6
b) 4
c) 8
d) 7

34. Tata Power, has offered to sell a majority 51% stake in its debt-laden 4,000 megawatt (MW) Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) for just Rs.1. This Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) is located in:
a) Rajasthan
b) Haryana
c) Punjab
d) Gujarat

35. Who among the following is/ are the recipients of this year Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy?
a) Mei Hing Chak
b) Julian Robertson
c) Azim Premji
d) All of the above

36. According to a U.N. 'The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision' report, India to have bigger population than China by...
a) 2050
b) 2030
c) 2024
d) 2075

37. SRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLVC38 successfully launched the 712 kg ........ Series Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.
a) Cartosat-1
b) Cartosat-2
c) Cartosat-3
d) Cartosat-4

38. Which among the following country/ countries cricket team has/ have been granted Test status by the International Cricket Council in June 2017?
a) Afghanistan
b) Ireland
c) UAE
d) Both a and b

39. New 'Incredible India 2.0 campaign' will be launched by which of the following ministries of Government of India?
a) Ministry of External Affairs
b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
c) Ministry of Tourism
d) Ministry of Science and Technology

40. Name the minister in the Madhya Pradesh, who was disqualified by the Election Commission from membership of any State legislature and contesting polls for the next three years for filing wrong accounts of election  expenditure.
a) Gopal Bhargava
b) Dr. Gaurishankar Shejwar
c) Narottam Mishra
d) Jayant Mallayya

41. The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at:
a) Jewar in Uttar Pradesh
b) Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh
c) Mangalore in Karnataka
d) Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh

42. India and Portugal have signed 11 bilateral agreements recently, who is the current Prime Minister of Portugal?
a) Jorge Sampaio
b) Antonio Costa
c) Pedro Passos Coelho
d) Jose Socrates

43. The annual plenary meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group 2017 was held in:
a) Berne
b) Beijing
c) Rome
d) Moscow

44. Who has become first turbaned Sikh woman Supreme Court judge of Canada in June 2017?
a) Gulab Kaur
b) Parbinderkaur Shergill
c) Bibi Bhag Bhari
d) Sahib Kaur

45. Which space agency is launching a new Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph (Chess) sounding rocket on 27 June to study the vast interstellar clouds to understand more about the earliest stages of star formation?
a) Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
b) Russian Federal Space Agency
c) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
d) Indian Space Research Organisation

1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d, 5-a, 6-b, 7-d, 8-a, 9-b, 10-c
11-c, 12-a, 13-a, 14-c, 15-b, 16-c, 17-d, 18-d, 19-d, 20-c
21-b, 22-b, 23-b, 24-c, 25-a, 26-a, 27-b, 28-b, 29-b, 30-b
31-c, 32-d, 33-b, 34-d, 35-d, 36-c, 37-b, 38-d, 39-c, 40-c
41-a, 42-b, 43-a, 44-b, 45-c