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10/08/2017

General Knowledge for All Competitive Examinations Series - 2

Q11. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies to establishments employing 10 or more persons. The present upper ceiling on gratuity amount under the Act is Rs. 10 Lakh. (with implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission, in case of Government servants, the ceiling now is Rs. 20 Lakhs effective from 1.1.2016).Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 is an important social security legislation to wage earning population in which of the following ?
a) industries
b) factories
c) establishments
d) All the above

Q12. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for development of six laning of  arasannapetaRanastalam  section of National Highway (NH) - 16 (old NH-5). Narasannapeta - Ranastalam is in which state ?
a) Bihar
b) West Bengal
c) Orisha
d) Andhra Pradesh

Q13. Who is the Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) ?
a) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
b) Bandaru Dattatreya
c) Shri Ramdas Athawale
d) Smt.Anupriya Patel

Q14. Coarse cereals were included in the 12th scheme and NFSM coarse cereal is being implemented in how many districts ?
a) 200 districts
b) 265 districts of 28 states since 2014-15.
c) 150 districts
d) None of these

Q15. Who is the Secretary of DIPP ?
a) Dr.S.Christopher
b) Ramesh Abhishek
c) A.S.Kiran Kumar
d) S.Basu

Q16. Who are the enablers for the startups in India ?
a) Venture Capitalists (VCs)
b) Incubators
c) Accelerators, Banks, etc.
d) All the above

Q17. Ministry of Corporate Affairs cancelled registration of around 2.10 lakh (2,09,032) defaulting companies . After closing of around 2.10 Lakh Companies, how many companies are there having Active status with the Registrar of Companies?
a) about 11 Lakh companies
b) 4 lakh companies
c) 6 lakh companies
d) None of these

Q18. Area of Sir Creek because of the relevance of the area to the overall security requirements of Southern Command. Where is Sir Creek ?
a) Gujrat coast ( tidal estuary between Pakistan and Pakistan )
b) Maharashtra sea coast
c) Karnataka sea coast
d) Kerala sea coast

Q19. Work will start on three river interlinking projects within the next three months. These include which of the following ?
a) Ken-Betwa Linking Project
b) Damanganga- Pinjal Link Project
c) Par-Tapi-Narmada Link projects
d) All the above

Q20. When Government of India confers the "Highest Civilian Honor for Women" by presenting "Nari Shakti Puraskars"?
a) June 5
b) 8th March, every year, International Women's Day
c) June 21
d) April 7

Answer Keys
11. D
12. D
13. A
14. B
15. B
16. D
17. A
18. A
19. D
20. B

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