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10/08/2017

General Knowledge for All Competitive Examinations Series - 4

Q31. What are the major causes leading to railway accidents in India ?
a) Unmanned Level Crossings accounted for 34% of accidents in 2016-17 : (All unmanned level crossings should be eliminated expeditiously on the entire Indian Railway network in a year's time from now)
b) Derailments due to defects in tracks.( The special focus is to identify measures to reduce accidents due to derailments which has emerged as one of the major causes of Train accidents)
c) Both (a) and (b) 
d) Only (a)

Q32. Who is the President of the Swiss Confederation ?
a) Jean Claude Juncker
b) Ms. Doris Leuthard
c) Thomas Bach
d) Asharose Migiro

Q33. Shri Sunil Arora assumed charge of which of the following?
a) New Election Commissioner of India
b) Attorney General
c) Solicitor General
d) Advocate General

Q34. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna was announced by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his independence speech on 15th August, 2014 & the scheme was formally launched on which date ?
a) 2015
b) 28th August, 2014
c) 2016
d) 2017

Q35. What are the additional benefits, accrue to a customer on opening a bank account under Jan Dhan Scheme ?
a) a RuPay Debit Card having inbuilt insurance cover of Rs 1 Lakh.
b) an overdraft (OD) facility of Rs 5,000/- is granted to the customer for satisfactory operation of account for 6 months.
c) A life cover of Rs 30,000/- has also been granted to customers for opening the accounts up to a certain time period
d) All the above

Q36. The period of five years from 1942 to 1947 reflected India's struggle for freedom which transformed the entire country into one to fight for the freedom from the British Rule. Similarly the vision of new India from 2017 to 2022 will be showcased with various developmental programmes. What is the importance of 2022 ?
a) Starting of 15th Five Year Plan
b) India will be celebrating 75 years of India's Independence.
c) 60 years of Green Revolution
d) None of these

Q37. Twenty one times of a positive number is less than its square by 100. The value of the positive number is Options:
a) 25
b) 26
b) 42
d) 41

Q38. Two pipes of length 1.5 m and 1.2 m are to be cut into equal pieces without leaving any extra length of pipes. The greatest length of the pipe pieces of same size which can be cut from these two lengths will be Options:
a) 0.13 m
b) 0.4 m
c) 0.3 m
d) 0.41 m

Q39. A General of an Army wants to create a formation of square from 36562 army men. After arrangement, he found some army men remained unused. Then the number of such army men remained unused was Options:
a) 36
b) 65
c) 81
d) 97

Q40. The smallest number, which should be added to 756896 so as to obtain a multiple of 11, is Options:
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 5

Answer Keys
31. C
32. B
33. A
34. B
35. D
36. B
37. A
38. C
39. C
40. C

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