General Studies Objective Questions for Bank Clerical 2017–Part 8

Researchers at Stanford University on 6 April 2015 created a smartphone battery that charges in only one minute. In this context, consider the following statements:

I. It is the first high-performance aluminum battery which is fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive.

Which is/are incorrect?

  1. only I

  2. only II

  3. Both I and II

  4. Neither I nor II

Answer: 4

Name the foreign minister of Belarus who visited India from 14 April to 16 April 2015.

  1. piotr krauchanka

  2. Sergei martynov

  3. Mikhail khvostov

  4. Vladimir makei

Answer: 4

Name the project that was launched by Kerala Government on 19 April 2015 to end liquor abuse in the state.

  1. subodham

  2. punarjani

  3. Battle against alcohol abuse

  4. None of the above

Answer: 1

Name the first woman who climbed the 8850 meter (29035feet) Mount Everest summit twice in a week.

  1. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

  2. chhurim Sherpa

  3. Dandu Sherpa

  4. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa

Answer: 2

Who among the following Indian race walkers did not qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics during IAAF Race walking Challenge at Rio Maiorin Portugal on 19 April 2015?

  1. khushbir Kaur

  2. Manish Rawer

  3. Sandeep Kumar

  4. Irfan kolotum Thodi

Answer: 4

Name the state that on 17 April 2015 constituted a taskforce on agriculture development and poverty alleviation to address the issues.

A. Bihar

B. Jharkhand

C. Jammu and Kashmir

Answer: 3

Who of the following was honored with Outstanding Contribution to cinema award at the 5th?

  1. Gurinder Chadha

  2. shah Rukh khan

  3. Amy willerton

  4. Jackie Chan

Answer: 2

Who was elected as the general of the communist party of India (Marxist)(CPI(M) On 19 April 2015?

  1. Harkishan singh surjeet

  2. Prakash karat

  3. sitaram Yechury

  4. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Answer: 3

Name the political party that on 19 April 2015 won the General Election of Finland.

  1. centre party

  2. Left-right coalition

  3. social Democratic party

  4. Eurosceptic Finn’s party

Answer: 1