General Studies Objective Questions for Competitive Exams 2022 – Part 11

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Which Bank launched the payment service Tap-n-pay on 21 April 2015?

  1. State Bank of India
  2. Axis Bank
  3. lClCl Bank
  4. Union Bank of India

Answer: 3

Union Finance Ministry retained the rate of interest for General provident Fund (GPF)

Other related schemes for the year 2015 - 16 at

  1. 7.8 percent
  2. 8.7 percent
  3. 8.7 percent
  4. 8.5 percent

Answer: 1

Consider the following amendments to Juvenile (Amendment) Bill, 2014 that were

Approved by the Union cabinet on 22 April 2015:

I. Clause 7 relating to trial of a person above the age of 21 years as an adult for committing any serious or heinous offence when the person was between the ages of 16 - 18 years has removed

II. The period for inter-country adoption in case the child not given for domestic adoption has been enhanced

Which is/are correct?

  1. only I
  2. only II
  3. Both I and II
  4. Neither I nor II

Answer: 3

Which Union ministry on 22 April 2015 received the ISO 9001: 2008 certification for its quality management?

  1. Ministry of Science & Technology
  2. Ministry of Railways
  3. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (Your Answer)
  4. Ministry of Human Resource Development

Answer: 3

Who on 23 April 2015 was sworn-in as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States?

  1. John Veihmeyer
  2. Michael Andrew
  3. Lynne Doughtie
  4. Magdalena Forsberg

Answer: 3

Name the regions which on 27 April 2015 became the first regions of the world to eradicate rubella, also known as German measles.

  1. North and South America
  2. South America and Africa
  3. Asia and Europe
  4. North America and Europe

Answer: 1

The parliament of which country on 30 April 2015 passed a law to compensate the victims of an attack on AMIA Jewish cultural centre more than 20 years ago?

  1. Argentina
  2. Israel
  3. Iraq
  4. Brazil

Answer: 1

The Chief minister of which state chaired the first meeting of the sub-Group of chief ministers on Swachh Bharat mission that was held on 30 April 2015 NITI Aayog in New Delhi?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Bihar
  3. Telangana
  4. Gujarat

Answer: 1