GK Eduwrap – 16th Oct 2015

Questions For Practice

Ques 1: In a certain code BOOKS is written as ‘95564’ and COPY is written as ‘1578’, How is COOKS written in that code?

(A) 15568                                            (B) 15564

(C) 15598                                            (D) 15578

(E) None of these

 

Ques 2: 21 x 24 – (4)3 + 72 – (?) = 192

(A) 134                                                                  (B) 128

(C) 161                                                                  (D) 254

(E) None of these

 

Ques 3: Which should come next in the in the following number series?

7  8  9  1  2  6  7  8  1  2  3  7  8  9  1  2  3  4  6  7  8  1  2  3  4  5  7  8  ?

(A) 6                                                    (B) 8

(C) 4                                                    (D) 9

(E) 5

 

Ques 4: Among A, B, C, D and E each having a different height, A is taller than only D, B is taller than C and E. Who among them is the tallest?

(A) C                                                   (B) B

(C) E                                                   (D) Data inadequate

(E) None of these

 

Ques 5: Which of the following terms is NOT based in the field of Banking & Finance.?

(A) Draft                                                          (B) Base Line

(C) RTGS                                                       (D) GBC

(E) CRR

 

Ques 6: Which of the following institutions is involved mainly in granting Housing Loans.?

(A) RBI                                                            (B) SBI

(C) IBA                                                            (D) ICICI

(E) HDFC

 

Ques 7: In Net Banking, the term RTGS stands for….

(A) Real Time Gross Settlements                  (B) Reduced Time Gross Settlements

(C) Relative Time Gross Settlements            (D) Real Total Gross Securities

(E) None of these

 

Ques 8: 37% of 248 – 27% of 310 =?

(A) 8.60                                                           (B) 7.06

(C) 9.10                                                           (D) 8.06

(E) None of these

 

Current Affairs & GK

National:

1. Supreme Court has declared National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act, 2014 and 99th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2014 unconstitutional and void.

2. Union Government has flagged off Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) with the theme of Climate Change.

3. The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) of Malaysia proposed to invest 30 billion US dollars in urban development and housing projects in India.

4. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs introduced a scheme called Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with an initial amount of 200 crore rupees.

The scheme aims at enabling support to victims of various attacks, such as rape, acid attacks, human trafficking and women killed or injured in the cross border firing.

International:

1. United States has announced to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 as per shift in policy to further cooperate for fighting terrorists.

2. Australian Government has given its approval for Adani Group’s Carmichael coal mine and rail project in accordance with environment laws of country.

Sports:

1. One of India’s greatest fast bowlers Zaheer Khan has announced his retirement

Appointments:

1. Kundhavi Kadiresan was appointed as the Assistant Director (AD) of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific.

Economics & Banking GK:

1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has established Financial Inclusion Fund (FIF) with INR 2000 crore corpus expanding reach of banking services. This fund will support the developmental and promotional activities covered under the financial inclusion initiatives.

Science & Technology:

1. Defence Research Development Organization’s (DRDO’s) Missile Complex in Hyderabad has been renamed as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex.

Important Dates:

1. World Food Day (WFD) was observed on 16th October 2015 with the theme Social Protection and Agriculture.

The day is observed with an aim to raise public awareness about hunger challenges and encourage people worldwide to take action in the fight against hunger.

 

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