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Q.1) Name the Indian cricketer who on 22 February 2015 was inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.
A. Kapil Dev
B. Anil Kumble
C. Sachin Tendulkar
D. Saurav Ganguly

Ans. B

Q.2) Name the female cricketer who, posthumously on 22 February 2015, was inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.
A. Hazel Pritchard
B. Mary Duggan
C. Betty Wilson
D. Molly Hide

Ans. C

Q.3) Name the golfer who won the Indian Open title on 22 February 2015.

A. SSP Chowrasia
B. Anirban Lahiri
C. Siddikur Rahman
D. Daniel Chopra

Ans. B

Q.4) Name the organisation that released a report, Heat on Power on 22 February 2015 which claimed that thermal power generating units of India are among the most inefficient in the world in terms of compliance of pollution norms.
A. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
B. Earth System Governance Project (ESGP)
C. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
D. World Nature Organization (WNO)

Ans. A

Q.5) Name the Indian-American person who on 20 February 2015 was awarded with the J. Calvin Giddings Award 2015 given by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Analytical Chemistry.

A. Purnendu Dasgupta
B. Tessy Thomas
C. Gurpreet Singh
D. Srikanth Jagabathula

Ans. A

Q.6) The rival parties of which country agreed on 19 February 2015 to set up a People’s Transitional Council to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the country and to ensure smooth governance?

A. Yemen
B. Syria
C. Iran
D. Palestine

Ans. A

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Question 1
Name the Indian cricketer who on 22 February 2015 was inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.
A
Kapil Dev 
B
Anil Kumble 
C
Sachin Tendulkar
D
Saurav Ganguly
Question 2
Name the golfer who won the Indian Open title on 22 February 2015.
A
SSP Chowrasia
B
Anirban Lahiri 
C
Siddikur Rahman
D
Daniel Chopra
Question 3
The Indian Army on 23 February 2015 inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which bank on the Defence Salary Package?
A
State Bank of India (SBI) 
B
Dena Bank
C
Bank of Baroda
D
Allahabad Bank
Question 4
Name the person who on 24 February 2015 stepped down as the Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
A
Rajendra K Pachauri 
B
Ismail El Gizouli
C
Al Gore
D
Achim Steiner
Question 5
Rajya Sabha on 24 February 2015 unanimously passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders Amendment Bill 2014 by a voice vote. The bill:I. Seeks to modify the list of Scheduled Castes in three states- Haryana, Karnataka, Odisha, and one Union Territory- Dadra and Nagar HaveliII. Amends the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order 1950 and the Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes Order 1962Which statement(s) is/are correct?
A
Only I 
B
Only II
C
Both I and II 
D
Neither I nor II
Question 6
Who was sworn-in as the 34th Chief Minister of Bihar on 22 February 2015?
A
Jitan Ram Manjhi
B
Sharad Yadav 
C
Nitish Kumar 
D
Keshari Nath Tripathi
Question 7
What is the name of the online grievance monitoring system launched by the Union Government on 20 February 2015?
A
HELP
B
MADAD 
C
UMEED 
D
SAHAYTA
Question 8
Consider the following statements in the context of Railway Budget 2015-16:I. Total plan outlay of Railway Budget 2015-16 is pegged at 100011 crore rupees, an increase of 52 percent over Revised Estimates of 2014-15.II. Plan size for 2014-15 increased from 65445 crore rupees in the Budgeted Estimates to 65798 crore rupees in the Revised Estimates.Which statement(s) is/are correct?
A
Only I 
B
Only II
C
Both I and II 
D
Neither I nor II
Question 9
Name the state that on 27 February 2015 decided to increase the cash reward under the inter-caste marriage scheme from 50000 rupees to 1 lakh rupees.
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Telangana 
C
Haryana 
D
Punjab
Question 10
Name the cricketer who on 26 February 2015 scored the fastest 150 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs).
A
Chris Gayle
B
Brendon McCullum
C
AB de Villiers 
D
David HusseyDavid Hussey
Question 11
Name the team that topped the medal tally in the 35th National Games which concluded in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 14 February 2015.
A
Services 
B
Haryana
C
Kerala 
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 12
Election Commission (EC) on 14 February 2015 announced to launch Electoral Roll Authentication Mission (ERAM) and Purification Drive.  What is the aim of the mission?
A
To enlist all the eligible voters in voters list 
B
To create awareness about the voting right
C
To weed out bogus voters from the voters list 
D
(a) and (c)
Question 13
The Third National Lok Adalat on 14 February 2015 disposed off 56000 cases in a single day. The Third National Lok Adalat was held under the chairmanship of:
A
Justice HL Dattu
B
Justice TS Thakur 
C
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar 
D
Justice Anil R Dave
Question 14
Name the Indian cricketer who on 13 February 2015 was awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)?
A
Rahul Dravid 
B
Kapil Dev
C
Sachin Tendulkar
D
Saurav Ganguly 
Question 15
United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on 12 February 2015 unanimously adopted a resolution to choke off the source of financing for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al-Nusrah Front (ANF). The resolution was adopted under which Chapter of the UN Charter?
A
Chapter V
B
Chapter VI
C
Chapter VII 
D
Chapter IV 
Question 16
Bihar State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on 14 February 2015 approved a proposal of state SC/ST welfare department to include a caste in the Mahadalit category. Name the caste that was included into the Mahadalit category.
A
Dhobi
B
Musahar 
C
Bhuiyan
D
Dusadh 
Question 17
Supreme Court on 11 February 2015 held that demand for dowry can be made at any time and not necessarily before marriage. Name the case in which the SC held this decision.
A
State of Uttarakhand vs Bhim Singh & Anr 
B
State of Bihar vs Arnesh Kumar & Anr
C
State of Rajasthan vs Prem Kumar 
D
State of Punjab vs Kans Raj & Ors
Question 18
Name the film producer who held the Guinness World record of producing highest number of films in several languages. He died on 18 February 2015 in a hospital at Hyderabad.
A
Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran
B
Santhosh Kumar
C
Daggubati Ramanaidu 
D
Ravi Shankara Prasad
Question 19
Manuel Valls headed socialist government of France on 19 February 2015 survived the no-confidence motion. In this context consider the reason(s) due to which opposition brought the motion against the government:I. Manuel Valls employed 49 – 3 decree of the Constitution to force through a key package of economic reforms.II. The socialist government passed a law to extend the austerity measures to comply with the European Union rule on national debt.Which is/are true?
A
Only I 
B
Only II 
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 20
German researchers on 17 February 2015 successfully combined the solar telescope with which technique to make possible the search of Earth-like planets in distant space with accuracy and ease?
A
Solar Frequency Comb
B
Laser Frequency Comb 
C
Optical Multiplexer 
D
Both (b) and (c)
Question 21
What is the name of tropical cyclone that hit Australia on 20 February 2015?
A
Marcia 
B
Garcia
C
Sam
D
Yeppoon 
Question 22
Who was appointed as the Chairman of the ISRO’s Space Application Centre on 20 February 2015?
A
Tapan Misra 
B
AS Kiran Kumar
C
Rahul Kaiche 
D
KS Radhakrishnan
Question 23
International Mother Language Day 2015 was observed on 21 February 2015. What was the theme for the year 2015?
A
Promote Linguistic and Cultural diversity – Language Matters
B
Preservation and Protection of all Languages – Language First
C
Inclusive Education through and with Language – Language Matters 
D
Inclusive Education and Protection of all Languages – Language First 
Question 24
Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan's name was included in LIMCA book of records in the first week of February 2015 for representing the same Lok Sabha constituency for eight times. Name the constituency that she represents.
A
Indore 
B
Bhopal 
C
Bhind
D
Sagar
Question 25
Union Government on 7 February 2015 decided to infuse 6990 crore rupees in nine public banks to enhance their capital and meet global risk norms. Name the bank that received the least capital infusion from the government.
A
State Bank of India
B
Punjab National Bank
C
Andhra Bank 
D
Dena Bank 
Question 26
Name the district of Rajasthan where Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited shut down one of its urea units on 8 February 2015.
A
Kota 
B
Bharatpur 
C
Jaipur
D
Jaisalmer
Question 27
Which company on 9 February 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan government to jointly set up India’s largest solar park with capacity of 10000 MW?
A
Adani Enterprises Ltd 
B
Reliance Power 
C
Larsen & Toubro
D
Solar Energy Corporation of India
Question 28
Who was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vodafone India on 9 February 2015?
A
Madhusudhan Prasad
B
Ajaypal Singh Banga 
C
Sunil Sood
D
Naveen Chopra 
Question 29
Union Government on 10 February 2015 approved a proposal to increase the authorised Share Capital of the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) from 1500 crore rupees to:
A
2000 crore rupees
B
2500 crore rupees 
C
3000 crore rupees 
D
4000 crore rupees
Question 30
Indian Navy on 9 February 2015 conducted a large scale Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise in the Lakshadweep Islands. The exercise was not conducted at which of the following places of the islands?
A
Karavati
B
Aggatti
C
Amini 
D
Androth
Question 31
Name the person who will head the three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) that was constituted on 12 February 2015 to re-investigate the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.
A
G.P. Mathur
B
Rakesh Kapoor
C
Kumar Gyanesh 
D
Pramod Asthana 
Question 32
Which of the following footballers won the AIFF 2014 Player of the Year trophy in men’s category on 13 February 2015?
A
Sunil Chhetri 
B
Sandesh Jhingan
C
Pratik Shinde
D
Sanjoy Sen 
Question 33
The Supreme Court of India on 13 February 2015 directed the CBI to probe the role of two institutions in the multi-crore chit-fund scam. Name the institutions.
A
RBI and SEBI 
B
NABARD and SEBI
C
RBI and NABARD 
D
SBI and SEBI
Question 34
Who won the Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize 2015 on 9 February 2015?
A
Amartya Sen 
B
Isamu Akasaki
C
Kailash Satyarthi
D
Malala Yousafzai 
Question 35
Which party won the Delhi Legislative Assembly elections 2015 on 10 February 2015?
A
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 
B
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
C
Indian National Congress (INC)
D
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 
Question 36
Name the indigenously developed canister-based inter-continental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile that was test-fired by India on 31 January 2015 from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast.
A
Agni-6
B
Agni-5 
C
Agni-4
D
Agni-3
Question 37
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on 31 January 2015 inaugurated Wi-Fi facility at which railway station?
A
Ahmedabad 
B
Bangalore
C
New Delhi
D
CST-Mumbai
Question 38
Australia won the tri-nation One-Day International (ODI) Series at Perth, Australia on 1 February 2015. Name the cricketer who was adjudged the Man of the Series.
A
Mitchell Starc 
B
Glenn Maxwell
C
Mitchell Johnson
D
Steven Smith 
Question 39
13th meet of the Foreign Ministers of India, Russia, and China was held on 2 February 2015 in:
A
Moscow, Russia
B
Beijing, China 
C
New Delhi, India 
D
Shanghai, China
Question 40
Telangana government on 2 February 2015 decided to organize a festival of worshipping rivers on the lines of Kumbh Mela. Name the festival?
A
Godavari Pushkaralu. 
B
Sindhu Darshan Festival.
C
Pushkaram 
D
Both (a) and (c)
Question 41
Name the netball player of Maharashtra who died on 2 February 2015 few hours after a match against Chandigarh during the 35th National Games in Kerala.
A
Peter Gomes
B
Peter Biaksangzuala
C
Mayuresh Pawar 
D
Krishanu Dey
Question 42
Which country on 2 February 2015 approved draft of National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy, 2015 to establish transparent and accountable government?
A
Pakistan
B
Nigeria
C
Iraq 
D
Bangladesh 
Question 43
Which company on 5 February 2015 bagged a defence contract of supplying 14 Do-228 aircrafts to Indian Air Force (IAF)?
A
Lockheed Martin Corporation
B
Northrop Grumman Corporation
C
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 
D
The Boeing Company
Question 44
Which film director won the Best Director award at 60th Filmfare Awards that were announced on 31 January 2015?
A
Vishal Bhardwaj
B
Rajkumar Hirani
C
Abhishek Varman 
D
Vikas Bahl 
Question 45
Which High Court on 6 February 2015 directed the state government to issue a circular banning beauty contests in colleges and other educational institutions of the state?
A
Orissa High Court
B
Calcutta High Court
C
Madras High Court 
D
Allahabad High Court
Question 46
Visitor’s Awards for Central Universities in different categories were presented on 4 February 2015. Name the University that won the award in Best University category.
A
Banaras Hindu University
B
University of Hyderabad 
C
University of Delhi 
D
Jamia Millia Islamia
Question 47
What was the tagline of World Cancer Day 2015 that was observed across the globe on 4 February 2015?
A
Cancer and You
B
Defeat Cancer
C
Not Beyond Us 
D
Within Our Reach
Question 48
Who on 3 February 2015 won the 2015 King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) for Service to Islam? 
A
Syed Ahmed Bukhari
B
Dr. Zakir A. Naik 
C
Ruhollah Khomeini 
D
Abdul Siddiqui
Question 49
The lower house of which country’s Parliament on 3 February 2015 voted in favour of the Bill to amend the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (HFEA), 1990 to allow creation of babies with DNA from three people?
A
Germany
B
Britain 
C
The US
D
China
Question 50
Who was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award that was announced on 31 January 2015?
A
Kamini Kaushal 
B
Dharmendra
C
Hema Malini 
D
Saira Banu
Question 51
Name the school girl from Karnataka who on 3 February 2015 became the youngest individual medal winner in the 35thNational Games in Kerala.
A
Saloni Dalal 
B
Anisha Gaonkar
C
Malika A Honagekar 
D
Yaiphabi Thoudam
Question 52
Name the Mumbai-based drug major that on 2 February 2015 received final approval from USFDA to market its vancomycin hydrochloride capsules used for treating diarrhoea.
A
Lupin 
B
Ranbaxy
C
Raptokos 
D
Zydus Cadila
Question 53
Who won the men’s single title of Australia Open on 1 February 2015?
A
Novak Djokovic 
B
Andy Murray 
C
Leander Paes
D
Rafael Nadal
Question 54
Which state government launched Micro Business Credit Card to boost MSME sector on 11 February 2015?
A
West Bengal 
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Maharashtra
D
Assam 
Question 55
Which of the following Bollywood actors was not awarded the Yash Bharti Samman 2015 by the Uttar Pradesh Government on 9 February 2015?
A
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
B
Jimmy Shergill
C
Shahrukh Khan 
D
Vinod Mehta
Question 56
The Reserve Bank of India on 13 February 2015 announced that soon the currency notes of one rupee denomination will be in circulation. These notes carry signature of:
A
Finance Secretary 
B
Governor of India
C
Prime Minister 
D
Finance Minister
Question 57
Who won the women’s singles title of Australian Open on 31 January 2015?
A
Maria Sharapova
B
Helen Wills Moody 
C
Serena Williams 
D
Martina Navratilova
Question 58
World Radio Day 2015 was observed on 13 February 2015 with the theme:
A
Innovation in Radio and Youth
B
Youth and Radio 
C
Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio
D
Radio and Youth 
Question 59
Name the mascot of India’s 35th National Games that concluded on 14 February 2015?
A
Aflac Duck
B
Mayhem
C
Ammu 
D
Fido Dido 
Question 60
Name the bank that on 10 February 2015 launched India’s first digital bank on a mobile phone, Pockets?
A
ICICI 
B
SBI 
C
HDFC
D
AXIS
Question 61
Which engineering firm on 9 February 2015 bagged orders worth 450 crore rupees from Varanasi-based Diesel Locomotive Works of Indian Railways?
A
Siemens 
B
Electro Steel 
C
Hinduja
D
Punj Lloyd
Question 62
What is the name of the party of the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott that saw a confidence vote on spilling the top leadership on 9 February 2015?
A
Liberal Party 
B
Australian Greens
C
Labour Party
D
Palmer United Party
Question 63
The parliament of which country on 19 February 2015 passed a law to ban commercial surrogacy for foreigners?
A
Myanmar
B
Singapore
C
Indonesia 
D
Thailand 
Question 64
Which hotel in Japan in the first week of February 2015 announced its plan to open the first robot-staffed hotel of the world?
A
Resort Inn Daiju
B
Hotel Sunshine Kinugawa
C
Lodge Suginohara 
D
Henn-na Hotel 
Question 65
A unique web-based tool, named Atrocity Tracking and Monitoring (ATM) System was launched in the second week of February 2015 by:
A
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
B
National Dalit Movement for Justice 
C
All India Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation 
D
All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations
Question 66
Name the camera of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope that on 24 January 2015 captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter's largest moons racing across the banded face of the gas-giant planet?
A
Wide Field Camera 3 
B
Photometric optical Camera 
C
Optical Camera
D
Infrared Camera
Question 67
Name the authors of the comic book Kiran Bedi — Kaise Bani Top Cop which was released on 9 February 2015.
A
Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Virender Mehra
B
Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Anu Peshawaria 
C
Virender Mehra and Anu Peshawaria
D
Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Arunima Sinha
Question 68
Name the cardiac surgeon from Maharashtra who became the first surgeon in the State and second in India to use titanium plates for sternal closure in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery.
A
Dr. Nikku Ram
B
Dr. Anil Agarawal
C
Dr. Rahul Kaiche 
D
Dr. AK Dubey
Question 69
SAFAR-Air was launched by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences on 17 February 2015 to monitor the air quality in Delhi and Pune. In this context, which one of the following colour is not matched with its indicator of air quality Colour Indicator of Air Quality
A
Green: Good 
B
Red: Very Poor
C
Maroon: Poor
D
Yellow: Moderately polluted
Question 70
Who was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) Limited on 13 February 2015?
A
Manoj Vaish
B
Jignesh Shah 
C
Balasubramaniam Venkataramani 
D
PK Singhal
Question 71
What is the name of the first National Tribal Festival that was inaugurated on 13 February 2015 by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram?
A
Vanaj 2015 
B
Bhagoriya 2015 
C
Moatsu 2015
D
Ngada 2015
Question 72
Name the former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia who was shot dead on 27 February 2015 in Central Moscow.
A
Boris Nemtsov 
B
Yegor Timurovich Gaidar 
C
Viktor Stepanovich Chernomyrdin
D
Sergey Vladilenovich Kiriyenko
Question 73
Who was appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Jharkhand on 24 February 2015?
A
DK Pandey 
B
SP Bhalla
C
Ashok Kumar Sinha
D
Rajeev Kumar 
Question 74
Which Telecom company tied-up with the UNICEF on 18 February 2015 to provide health, education, and youth-focused content in 17 African countries?
A
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
B
Reliance Infocomm Limited 
C
Tata Indicom
D
Bharti Airtel Limited 
Question 75
Name the person who headed the 14th Finance Commission the recommendations of which were accepted by the Union Government in the third week of February 2015.
A
K. C. Pant
B
YV Reddy 
C
Vijay L. Kelkar
D
C. Rangarajan
Question 76
Which dynasty of Mysuru’s erstwhile royal family adopted Yaduveer Gopal Raj Urs as the heir on 23 February 2015?
A
Wadiyar Dynasty 
B
Satavahana Dynasty
C
Rashtrakuta Dynasty 
D
Hoysala Dynasty
Question 77
Name the first Hindu acting Chief Justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court who died on 23 February 2015.
A
Dorab Patel
B
Karam Chauhan 
C
KN Bhandari
D
Rana Bhagwandas 
Question 78
Name the Indian-American person who on 20 February 2015 was awarded with the J. Calvin Giddings Award 2015 given by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Analytical Chemistry.
A
Purnendu Dasgupta 
B
Tessy Thomas
C
Gurpreet Singh 
D
Srikanth Jagabathula
Question 79
Name the female cricketer who, posthumously on 22 February 2015, was inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.
A
Hazel Pritchard 
B
Mary Duggan
C
Betty Wilson 
D
Molly Hide
Question 80
Name the former Jatiya Party lawmaker who was sentenced to life imprisonment on 24 February 2015 by the War Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh.
A
Abdul Alim
B
Abdul Jabbar 
C
Delwar Hossain Sayedee 
D
None of the above
Question 81
The Delhi Government on 24 February 2015 launched a mobile application mLiquorSaleCheck for the benefit of the customers. The App:I. Aims to put a cap on sale of illicit liquorII. Seeks to put a check on drunken drivingWhich statement(s) is/are correct?
A
Only I 
B
Only II
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 82
Union Government on 20 February 2015 launched an online grievances monitoring system called MADAD to redress consular grievances. In this context, consider the following statements:I. MADAD is a joint effort of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA)II. The tagline of MADAD is Because You Are UsIII. The portal MADAD employs a colour-coded system of red-amber-green pattern to monitor complaints and grievancesWhich statement(s) is/are correct?
A
I and II 
B
II and III
C
I and III
D
All of the above 
Question 83
Out of the below mentioned team name, which team was on 23 February 2015 crowned champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015 (HHIL)?
A
Jaypee Punjab Warriors
B
Ranchi Rays 
C
Delhi Waveriders 
D
None of the above
Question 84
What was the slogan of the eighth International Rare Disease Day observed on 28 February 2015?
A
Day-by-day, Hand-in-hand 
B
Rare disease, Erase disease
C
Rare disease is not Rare
D
Hand-in-hand, Together we go
Question 85
Nayudamma Awards for the year 2014 were announced on 15 February 2015. In this context consider the following statements:I. Women scientists Dr. Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan were jointly named for Nayudamma Award 2014.II. World renowned astrophysics scientist and cosmologist Jayant Vishnu Narlikar was the winner of Nayudamma Award 2013.III. Nayudamma Award is conferred annually on persons who have made important contributions to the development of science and technology in the country.Which is/are correct?
A
I & II 
B
I & III
C
II & III
D
All of the above 
Question 86
Which of the following Hindi feature films on 14 February 2015 won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival?
A
Dor
B
Dhanak 
C
Ye Honsla
D
Taxi
Question 87
Name the corporate group that on 14 February 2015 tied-up with World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature-India for managing human-elephant conflict?
A
Muthoot Group 
B
Wipro 
C
Reliance
D
GVK Group
Question 88
Who was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (MD) of Small Industries Development Bank of India on 27 February 2015?
A
Kshatrapati Shivaji 
B
B. Avijit Roy
C
C. Srinjoy Bose 
D
D. Mukesh Sharma
Question 89
Which country became the first country to allow mitochondria donation technique for producing babies on 24 February 2015?
A
United States of America
B
United Kingdom 
C
Russia 
D
China
Question 90
Which luxury fashion site was acquired by online shopping portal Snapdeal.com on 18 February 2015?
A
Darveys
B
Exclusively 
C
Rooja
D
Kitsch
Question 91
Union Cabinet on 25 February 2015 approved the creation of two additional benches of the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR). These benches will:I. Enable the resident taxpayers to obtain an advance ruling in respect of their income tax liabilityII. Help the Union Government in curbing corruption in the countryWhich is/are correct?
A
Only I 
B
Only II
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 92
Consider the following statements with regard to the resolution adopted by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to choke off the source of financing for ISIS and Al-Nusra Front terrorist groups:I. The resolution was sponsored by Russia and adopted unanimously by all the 193 member states.II. It called all the member states to take appropriate steps to prevent the trade in cultural heritage and art illegally removed from Iraq since 6 August 1990 and from Syria since 15 March 2011.Which is/are true?
A
Only I
B
Only II 
C
Both I and II 
D
Neither I nor II
Question 93
Who was sworn-in as the fourth President of Croatia on 15 February 2015?
A
Ivo Josipovic
B
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic 
C
Stjepan Mesic
D
Zlatko Tomcic 
Question 94
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda on 10 February 2015 declared the National Deworming Day. As part of this, which tablet will be given to children under the age group of 1 to 19 years in twelve states? 
A
Albendazole tablets 
B
Mebendazole tablets
C
Antihelmintics tablets
D
None of the above
Question 95
The Board of Directors of Grasim Industries Limited on 11 February 2015 approved the proposed merger of a company with Grasim. Name the company with which Grasim will be merged.
A
Aditya Birla Chemicals (India) 
B
Fortis Healthcare
C
Columbian Chemicals 
D
Hancock Coal
Question 96
Name the author of the book Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me: Vinod Mehta which was released in December 2014 but was in news in February 2015.
A
Arunima Sinha
B
Kapil Isapuri
C
Vinod Mehta 
D
Saroj Kumar Rath
Question 97
Which of the following footballers won the AIFF 2014 Player of the Year trophy in women’s category on 13 February 2015?
A
Oinam Bembem Devi
B
Dangmei Grace
C
Bala Devi 
D
Supriya Routray 
Question 98
Which country on 30 January 2015 announced an anti-terror law criminalising public terror threats?
A
France 
B
Denmark
C
Canada 
D
Spain
Question 99
Name the person who on 3 February 2015 was sworn-in as the 12th President of Italy.
A
Giorgio Napolitano 
B
Sergio Mattarella
C
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi 
D
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Question 100
Name the World Squash women champion who on 1 February 2015 set a new record for topping the world rankings continuously for 106 months.
A
Susan Devoy
B
Dipika Pallikal
C
Nicol David 
D
Laura Massaro
Question 101
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 February 2015 announced constitution of three sub-groups of Chief Ministers within NITI Aayog. Which of the following statements in regard to the sub-groups works is/are true?I. It will study the 66 centrally-sponsored schemes and recommend which schemes should continue, which should be transferred to states, and which to discontinue.II. It will focus on skill development and creation of skilled manpower within states.III. It will decide on the institutional mechanisms to be evolved for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, so that cleanliness becomes a part of life in perpetuity.
A
I and II 
B
I and III
C
II and III
D
All of the above 
Question 102
Name the state government that on 2 February 2015 decided to issue Aadhaar-linked e-ration cards to ensure that only genuine beneficiaries get subsidised food grains.
A
Haryana
B
Telangana
C
Punjab 
D
Bihar
Question 103
Name the MIG series fighter jet of Indian Air Force that crashed on 31 January 2015 at Rasoolnagar area in Bed village of Jamnagar district of Gujarat.
A
MiG 6
B
MiG 21 
C
MiG 27
D
MiG-29
Question 104
Which state on 3 February 2015 decided to provide free education to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and girl students till Post Graduation level?
A
Assam
B
Bihar 
C
Gujarat 
D
Telangana
Question 105
Who was appointed as the Union Home Secretary on 4 February 2015? 
A
Madhusudhan Prasad
B
Nandita Chatterjee 
C
LC Goyal 
D
Anil Goswami
Question 106
Union Government on 4 February 2015 approved a development package and adhoc support of 850 crore rupees for which state?
A
Bihar
B
Telangana
C
Andhra Pradesh 
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 107
The 77th annual convention of presiding officers, speakers, and secretaries of legislative assemblies and councils concluded on 3 February 2015. Where was it held?
A
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 
B
Panaji, Goa
C
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 
D
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Question 108
Name the two species of algae that were discovered off India’s west coast in February 2015. 
A
Ulva paschima Bast and Cladophora goensis Bast 
B
Chrsophyta and Cladophora goensis Bast
C
Cryptophyta and Ulva paschima Bast 
D
Glaucophyta and Cladophora goensis Bast
Question 109
The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports on 11 February 2015 revised the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme and now the puruskar will be given in four categories. Which of the four is not a part of the revised scheme?I. Identification and nurturing of budding/young talentII. Encouragement of sports through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)III. Employment of sportspersons and sports welfare measuresIV. Financial support for sports excellence
A
Only I 
B
Only IV 
C
Only II and IV
D
All of the above
Question 110
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 19 February 2015 gave its approval for four highway projects in three states namely Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. In this context, which one of the following sections of National Highways (NH) is not matched with its parent National Highway?
A
Chakeri – Allahabad: NH -2
B
Handia – Varanasi: NH -2
C
Baleshwar – Chandikhole: NH - 5
D
Raipur – Bilaspur: NH - 7 
Question 111
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 19 February 2015 approved the continuation of the incentive scheme for marketing and promotion services of raw sugar production during the current sugar season (October-September) of 2014- 15. In this context consider the following statements:I. The approval was granted for marketing and promotion of raw sugar production of 14 lakh metric tonne of sugar.II. CCEA fixed a uniform rate of export subsidy at 4000 rupees per metric tonne for 2014-15 sugar season.III. In case of mills having alcohol production capacities, the incentive will be available to them if they offer to supply ethanol to oil marketing companies (OMCs).Which is/are true?
A
I and II 
B
I and III
C
II and III
D
All of the above 
Question 112
Name the organisation that released a report, Heat on Power on 22 February 2015 which claimed that thermal power generating units of India are among the most inefficient in the world in terms of compliance of pollution norms.
A
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) 
B
Earth System Governance Project (ESGP) 
C
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
D
World Nature Organization (WNO)
Question 113
The rival parties of which country agreed on 19 February 2015 to set up a People’s Transitional Council to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the country and to ensure smooth governance?
A
Yemen 
B
Syria 
C
Iran
D
Palestine
Question 114
Name the lake in Dima Hasao district of Assam where the 3rd Tortoise Festival was organised on 21 February 2015.
A
Hajong 
B
Kapili 
C
Dehangi
D
Diyung
Question 115
Central Information Commission (CIC) on 17 February 2015 ruled that Governments, at both the Centre and State level, are expected to be a responsible litigant. A responsible litigant means that:I. Litigation will not be resorted to for the sake of litigating.II. False pleas and technical points will not be taken and shall be discouraged.III. Ensuring that the correct facts and all relevant documents will be placed before the court.IV. Nothing will be suppressed from the court and there will be no attempt to mislead any court or tribunal.Select the correct code:
A
I, II, and III 
B
II, III, and IV
C
I, II, and IV
D
All of the above 
Question 116
India on 13 February 2015 signed grant agreement of 8 million US dollars with the World Bank (WB) for funding Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project. In this context, consider the following statements:I. The amount will be used to implement special projects under SLACC Project to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor to climate change in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha.II. The grant is in addition to 100 crore rupees National Adaptation Fund (NAF) set up by the Union Government in 2014.III. National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) is the implementing agency of the SLACC Project.Which is/are true?
A
I and II
B
II and III 
C
I and III
D
All of the above
Question 117
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on 18 February 2015 set up an online help desk to trace inoperative provident fund accounts and seek final settlement. In this context consider the following statements:I. There are about 8.15 crore inoperative provident fund accounts with a balance of 20000 crore rupees.II. Inoperative accounts are those accounts wherein the contribution has not been received for 36 months.Which is/are true?
A
Only I 
B
Only II 
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 118
Consider the following operational guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 18 February 2015 with respect to import of gold by nominated banks and agencies.I. The obligation to export under the 20:80 scheme will continue to apply in respect of unutilised gold imported before 28 November 2014.II. The import of gold coins and medallions will no longer be prohibited.Restrictions on banks in selling gold coins and medallions were also lifted up.Which is/are true?
A
I and II 
B
II and III
C
I and III
D
All of the above
Question 119
Consider the following statements in context of Mridaparikshak that was launched on 18 February 2015.I. It has been jointly developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Institute of Soil Science, (IISS) Bhopal.II. It is a minilab for soil testing.III. It determines all the important soil parameters, i.e. soil pH, EC, organic carbon, available nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur and micronutrients like zinc, boron, and iron.Which of the following statements are correct?
A
I & II
B
II & III 
C
I & III
D
All of the above 
Question 120
Consider the following provisions of a law of Thailand that bans commercial surrogacy for foreigners.I. The law puts a ban on advertising and promotions, shuts down surrogate agents and unregistered clinics.II. Anyone violating this law will face a maximum jail sentence of 5 years and a maximum fine of 3100 US dollars. III. Only married Thai couples or couples with one Thai partner who have been married at least three years can seek surrogacyWhich is/are true?
A
I and II
B
I and III 
C
II and III
D
All of the above
Question 121
Australian Open 2015 ended on 1 February 2015. In this context, match the given tennis players with their countries of origin:Player Name                                               Country
  1. Novak Djokovic                                         1. The US      
  2. Andy Murray                                              2. Serbia
  3. Maria Sharapova                                        3. Britain
  4. Serena Williams                                         4. Russia
A  B  C  D
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4 3 2 1 
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 3 4 1 
D
2 1 4 3
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