General knowledge Questions and Answers

1) Name the NRI scientist from the United States who has recently created a single molecule device that can be used for nano-scale devices?
(A) Latha Venkataraman
(B) Venkataraman Ramakrishnan
(C) Raja Rajeswari
(D) Vidyut Agarwal 

2) Which state government recently launched ‘Swachhata Saptapadi’ scheme in line with ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’?
(A) Punjab
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Maharashtra

3) Which bank on 29 May 2015 launched an online customer acquisition solution through which one can apply for home, car, education and personal loans online?
(A) ICICI
(B) HDFC
(C) SBI
(D) Punjab National Bank
 

4) Who was recently appointed as the next Cabinet secretary of the Union government?
(A) Ajith Seth
(B) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
(C) Arun Kumar Singh
(D) Ajith Doval

5) United States (US) in a landmark decision has recently removed which country from its list of State Sponsor of Terrorism?
(A) Syria
(B) Uruguay
(C) Cuba
(D) Iraq

6) Who was on 30 May 2015 re-elected as FIFA President?
(A) Ali bin Hussein
(B) Fabio Capello
(C) Michel Fran├žois Platini
(D) Sepp Blatter

7) Name the documentary based on music maestro AR Rahman's life which was screened at the White House recently?
(A) Music with life
(B) Jai Ho
(C) Salam Rahman
(D) With Music 24X7

8) Who was the chairman of the Panel on Net neutrality that submitted its report recently?
(A) P D T Achary
(B) Syed Ibrahim
(C) T S R Suramanian
(D) A K Bhargava

9) Who was on 29 May 2015 appointed as the Director General (news) in Doordarshan?
(A) Akshay Rout
(B) Geeta Anandalakshmi
(C) Veena Jain
(D) Manjul Bhargava

10) Alastair Cook has recently surpassed whose record to become England's leading Test run scorer?
(A) Graham Gooch
(B) Nasser Hussain
(C) Chris Lewis
(D) Andrew Strauss
 

Answers
1) Ans. (A) Latha Venkataraman
2) Ans. (D) Maharashtra
3) Ans. (C) SBI
4) Ans. (B) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
5) Ans. (C) Cuba
6) Ans. (D) Sepp Blatter [Later he resigned during first week of June 2015].
7) Ans. (B) Jai Ho
8) Ans. (D) A K Bhargava
9) Ans. (C) Veena Jain
10) Ans. (A) Graham Gooch

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