Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 21

  1. Who is the chairman of an expert committee constituted by RBI to review governance of boards of banks?
    A) H. R. Khan
    B) P. J. Nayak
    C) Bibek Debroy
    D) Shanta Kumar
    E) M. B. Shah
     
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      Option B
    Some Extra:

    The committee would review the regulatory compliance requirements of banks’ boards in India, and judge what could be rationalised and where requirements needed to be enhanced
  2. Dronavali Harika is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Chess
    C) Squash
    D) Badminton
    E) Shooting
     
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      Option B
    Some Extra:

    Harika Dronavalli from Andhra Pradesh is an Indian chess player. She achieved the title Grandmaster (GM) in 2011.
  3. When is World Environment Day observed?
    A) 11 June
    B) 02 April
    C) 05 June
    D) 10 July
    E) 21 May
     
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      Option C
    Some Extra:

    World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  4. What is the capital of Switzerland?
    A) Geneva
    B) Berlin
    C) Conakry
    D) Dushanbe
    E) Bern
     
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      Option E
    Some Extra:

    Currency of Switzerland is Swiss Franc
  5. Where is Jawahar Sagar Dam situated?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Jharkhand          
    E) Uttarakhand
     
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      Option C
    Jawahar Sagar Dam is a dam across the Chambal River in Kota, Rajasthan
  6. What is the currency of France
    A) Euro
    B) Kina
    C) Peso
    D) Riyal
    E) Dollar
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      Option A
    Some Extra:
    Capital city of France is Paris
  7. Where is the headquarters of Mashreq Bank?
    A) Dhaka, Bangladesh
    B) Tehran, Iran
    C) Kabul, Afghanistan
    D) Dubai, UAE
    E) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
     
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      Option D 
    Mashreq Bank is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, having its branches in Mumbai.
  8. Where is Sariska National Park situated?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Jharkhand
    E) Rajasthan
     
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      Option E
  9. Where is Paradip Port located?
    A) Telangana
    B) Kerala
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Odisha
    E) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option D
  10. Where is the headquarters of World Economic Forum?
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) Abu Dhabi, UAE
    C) Singapore
    D) Montreal, Canada
    E) The Hague, Netherlands
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      Option A
  11. Who is the Chief Minister of Puducherry?
    A) V. Vaithilingam
    B) N. Rangaswamy
    C) Kiran Bedi
    D) V. Narayanasamy
    E) E. S. L. Narasimhan
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      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Governor of Puducherry is Kiran Bedi
  12. Where is Harike Wetland located?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Punjab
    C) Telangana
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    E) Madhya Pradesh
     
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      Option B
    Some Extra:

    Harike Wetland also known as “Hari-ke-Pattan”, with the Harike Lake in the deeper part of it, is the largest wetland in northern India in the border of Tarn Taran Sahib district and Ferozepur district of the Punjab state in India.
  13. Where is the Khandheri Cricket Stadium located?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Gujarat
    D) West Bengal
    E) Jharkhand
     
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      Option C
    Some Extra:

    It is Gujarat’s first solar powered stadium. In Rajkot.
  14. Bhakra Nangal Dam is situated across which river?
    A) Beas
    B) Ravi
    C) Chenab
    D) Jhelum
    E) Sutlej
     
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      Option E
    Some Extra:
    Bhakra Nangal Dam is a gravity dam across the Sutlej river Himachal Pradesh. Bhakra Nangal is the largest dam in India, with a height of 225 meters
  15. Where is Zaruki International Airport located?
    A) Ranchi
    B) Leh
    C) Aizwal
    D) Shillong
    E) Dehradun
     
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      Option D

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