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General Awareness Daily Quiz May 31 , 2016

1 . Now the official website of Prime Minister's office can be accessed in how many regional languages ?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6


Ans : (D)


Description : Going multilingual, the official website of Prime Minister Narendra Modi\'s Office is now available in six major regional languages, including Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali, as part of efforts to reach out to people across the country. The websites, launched by External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj, also include Tamil and Telugu versions as earlier it was available in English and Hindi.

2 . The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on which date ?

a) May 27

b) May 28

c) May 29

d) May 30


Ans : (C)


Description : The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2016 was observed on 29 May 2016 with the theme Honouring Our Heroes. The day offers a chance to pay tribute to the Blue Helmets’ invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3400 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 128 in 2015.

3 . Which IT major will purchase the financial technology firm Target Group to boost its platform business process as a service offering in the banking sector?

a) Tech Mahindra

b) Tata Consultancy Services

c) Accenture

d) IBM


Ans : (A)


Description : Tech Mahindra has indicated it will buy financial technology firm Target Group to boost its platform business process as a service offering in the banking sector in a deal valued at more than 112 million pounds.

4 . What is the name of the first inflatable room attached to the International Space Station by NASA ?

a) SAFEX

b) GALAXIOUS

c) ROOF-188

d) BEAM


Ans : (D)


Description : The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully deployed the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International Space Station (ISS). The experimental inflatable room dubbed as BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) was deployed after it was successfully expanded and pressurized.

5 . Union government has planned to sell off how many ITDC hotels ?

a) 12

b) 13

c) 14

d) 15


Ans : (C)


Description : According to the Union tourism and culture minister Mahesh Sharma, 14 out of 16 loss making hotels owned by state-run ITDC will be sold off. For these hotels, the process to privatize them has already started, which will improve the financial health of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC).

6 . According to the data released by World Steel Association what is India's position among the top 10 steel importers in 2015 ?

a) 5

b) 7

c) 8

d) 10


Ans : (D)


Description : India, the world\'s third largest steel producer, was among the top 10 importers of the alloy last year, according to the latest data by the global industry body World Steel Association (WSA). India imported 13.3 million tonnes (MT) of the metal in 2015 and was just a notch up from China, which imported 13.2 MT of steel during the same period. According to the WSA data, European Union as a bloc imported 37.7 MT of steel last year, which was followed by the US (36.5 MT), Germany (24.8 MT), South Korea (21.7 MT), Italy (19.9 MT), Turkey (18.6 MT), Vietnam (16.3 MT), Thailand (14.6 MT), France (13.7 MT) and India (13.3 MT).

7 . Which state government has recently launched the state-wide campaigns against malnutrition ?

a) Rajasthan

b) Gujarat

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Tamilnadu


Ans : (B)


Description : Chief Minister of Gujrat, Anandiben Patel has launched two state-wide campaigns against malnutrition at Ahwa town in Dangs district. As part of Bal Amritam\' and Mission Shakti\' campaigns, iron-rich supplementary food would be provided to children and women, whether they live in towns or remote forested areas.
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