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10/08/2017

General Knowledge for All Competitive Examinations Series - 3

Q21. What is National SC-ST Hub ? Give details.
a) It is launched by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
b) It aims to create a supportive ecosystem for SC/ST entrepreneurs by assisting in technology upgradation and capacity building
c) It enables SC/ST entrepreneurs to effectively participate in public procurement processes.
d) All the above

Q22. Which of the following are some of the Priority programmes of central government ? 
a) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
b) Din Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
c) Promoting Digital Payments and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban and Rural)
d) All the above

Q23. Which country is a pioneer in high-speed rail networks, and its Shinkansen bullet train is among the fastest in the world?
a) Japan
b) China
c) France
d) Russia

Q24. 125th Year of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Address is celebrated this year . When Swami Vivekananda extended love, harmony and brotherhood through his famous speech, 125 years back ?
a) 12th January 1863
b) September 11, 1893
c) 14.11.1889
d) 2.10.1869

Q25. The two-day festival 'North East Calling', is organized by which ministry?
a) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)
b) Ministry of External Affairs
c) Ministry of Home Affairs
d) Ministry of Defence

Q26. Which of the following is correct ?
a) National Zoological Park : Delhi
b) The Lion Safari : Etawah
c) Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens : Mysusru
d) All the above

Q27. The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) is a statutory body created under the provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. When it came into existence to oversee the functioning of zoos and provide them technical and other assistance?
a) 1992
b) 1975
c) 2001
d) 1985

Q28. The commencement of work on the Country's First High Speed (Bullet train) will begin on 14th September, 2017 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. What are the salient features of this project ?
a) Length 508 KMs (approx.), doubleline through two states, Maharashtra(156 KMs)and Gujarat(351 KMs) and UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli (2 KMs).
b) Longest tunnel 21 KM switch 7 KMs undersea (Thane Creek).
c) Maximum Design Speed- :350 kmph
d) All the above

Q29. Who is Defence Minister of India, now?
a) Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
b) Smt. Indira Gandhi
c) SS Ahluwalia
d) Kiren Rijiju

Q30. The International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September every year throughout the world. When UNESCO declared the International Literacy Day ?
a) 1945
b) UNESCO in its 14th Session in November, 1966, declared 8th September as the International Literacy Day
c) 1991
d) 1948

Answer Keys

21. D
22. D
23. A
24. B
25. A
26. D
27. A
28. D
29. A

30. B

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