General Awareness Questions - Set 8

General Awareness Questions - Set 8

1. Former name of Grand Trunk Road was .......

A) UttaraPatha
B) Shah Rah-e-Azam
C) Sadak-e-Azam
D) Badshahi Sadak
E) All of Above

2. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development bank in India having headquarters based in ...........

A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Hyderabad
D) Bangalore

3. The RBI is not a member bank of the Asian Clearing Union.

A) True
B) False

4. Notable coal-mining areas in India include:

A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Haryana
D) Jharkhand

5. ................ is the 22nd and current Governor of Reserve Bank of India, serving under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

A) S. Jagannathan
B) M. M iyer
C) Duvvuri Subbarao
D) None of Above

6. ............was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal in India

A) Bidhan Chandra Roy
B) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
C) Jyoti Basu
D) Mamata Banerjee

7. The concept of IITs was first introduced in a report in the year 1945 by ............., then member of Education on Vicerory's Executive Council.

A) Sh. R. M. Sharma
B) Sh. K. K. Boparai
C) Sh. P. C. Nanda
D) Sh. N. M. Sircar

8. Nabha was founded by the great-grandson of Phul in .......

A) 1753
B) 1754
C) 1755
D) 1756

9. ........... is an Indian self-taught artist, famous for building the Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

A) Nek Chand Sharma
B) Nek Chand Saini
C) Nek Chand Sundar
D) Nek Chand Kundra

10. Bombay Stock Exchange, commonly referred to as the BSE is a stock exchange located on Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. It is the ....... largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization.

A) 10th
B) 11th
C) 12th
D) 13th