GENERAL AWARENESS for RRB NTPC & SSC CHSL Exams

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Q1. Who has received the 2016 Noble Prize for Medicine?
(a) Yoshinori Ohsumi, Japan
(b) Tomas Lindahl, Sweden
(c) Svetlana Alexievich, Ukraine
(d) Tu Youyou, China

Q2. Young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri, from Maharashtra, has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF) for his work in…………….?
(a) Billi
(b) Murga
(c) Path
(d) Samman

Q3. The Union Govt has appointed S Sivakumar as a full-time Member of the 21st Law Commission of India. The chairman of the Commission is………..?
(a) P Sathasivam
(b) HL Dattu
(c) Markandey Katju
(d) Balbir Singh Chauhan

Q4. Which international airport of India has become the first carbon neutral airport in Asia-Pacific?
(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
(b) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
(c) Goa International Airport, Goa
(d) Veer Savarkar International Airport, Andaman and Nicobar

Q5. Which country has gone top of the ICC Test rankings after their victory against New Zealand?
(a) England
(b) South Africa
(c) Australia
(d) India

Q6. Who has been awarded the 2016 John F. Richards Prize for her book Ashoka in Ancient India?
(a) Prajna Chowta 
(b) Katyayan Shivpuri
(c) Nayanjot Lahiri
(d) Kolakaluri Enoch

Q7. Who among the following has/have received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 for developing molecular machine?
(a) Jean-Pierre Sauvage
(b) Sir J Fraser Stoddart
(c) Bernard L Feringa
(d) All of the above

Q8. The World Teachers’ Day (WTD) 2016 is being observed across the world on 5 October. The theme for the World Teachers’ Day 2016 was …………….? 
(a) Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status
(b) The Education 2030 Framework for Action
(c) Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers 
(d) Teachers are not only pivotal

Q9.  The Union Govt has made Aadhaar card mandatory for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies after Nov 2016. The Aadhaar is a ______ unique number issued by the UIDAI.
(a) 9-digit
(b) 10-digit
(c) 12-digit
(d) 16-digit

Q10. Name the Ingian girl, Who has won the girls’ U-16 title at the World Youth Chess Championship in Russia.
(a) Annu Malik
(b) Bharti Das
(c) Aakanksha Hagawane
(d) Gaganjeet Bhullar

Q11. A new frog species, which closely resembles the Graceful tree frog (Litoria Gracilenta), was discovered in ……..?
(a) South Africa
(b) Australia
(c) Germany
(d) Russia

Q12. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL), the corporate entity of Vizag Steel, has roped __________ as its brand ambassador.
(a) Ranveer Singh
(b) Vidya Balan
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) Sachin Tendulkar

Q13. In which among the following states have been students studying in Classes 1 to 4 in can now enhance their learning ability with the introduction of a new textbook which integrates even games through meaningful learning situations? 
(a) Kerala
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Assam
(d) Punjab

Q14. Who have been awarded the ‘Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel’ for their contributions to contract theory? 
(a) Oliver Hart (UK) 
(b) Bengt Holmstrom (Finland)
(c) Michael Kosterlitz (UK)
(d) Both (a) and (b)

Q15. Name the player, who has awarded ‘Champion of Champions’ title by International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).
(a) Jitu Rai
(b) MS Dhoni
(c) Saina Nehwal
(d) Virat Kohli






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