December important questions

kadichawal's version from 2016-01-01 07:58

Section 1

Question Answer
The Indian firm which has made it to the Top 50 league of the world’s biggest companies in terms of R&D investments, topped by VolkswagenTata Motors
The amount cleared by the SIDBI to support venture capital funds 930 cr
The country which received the largest remittance (estimated $72 bn) in 2015India
The new chief executive officer (CEO) of food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)Pawan Kumar Agarwal
The new Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences M Nair Rajeevan
The new Lokayukta of DelhiReva Khetarpal
The president of Argentina Mauricio Macri

Section 2

Question Answer
Sector for which a ` 3,000-cr umbrella scheme was approved by the CCEA recently Fisheries
The state which declared entire state as drought-hit recentlyJharkhand
First state in India to submit the Smart City plan to the Urban Development Ministry Rajasthan
The new deadline set by the RBI for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes with new ones 30 Jun 2016
The country which was the 4th largest source of remittances ($4.9 bn) to India in 2015 Pakistan
The new Chief Information Commissioner of India RK Mathur

Section 3

Question Answer
The World Bank official selected to lead the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Sanjay Pradhan
The date by which the RBI’s final guidelines for banks to calculate their lending rates based on the marginal cost of fund methodology will come into effect 1 Apr 2016
The 164rth member of the World Trade Organization (WTO)Afghanistan
The state assembly whose MLAs passed a resolution to remove Speaker Nabam Rebia recentlyArunachal Pradesh
The Committee appointed to look into ONGC-RIL dispute on KG gas fields AP Shah Committee
The corporates for which the NSE launched separate indices recently Tata, Aditya Birla and Mahindra
The Winner of the Garwood Award for ‘Outstanding Global Leader in Open Innovation’ Pranab Mukherjee
The revised forecast by the govt for full-year economic growth in FY16 7-7.5 per cent

Section 4

Question Answer
The country which lifted the 40-year-old ban on oil export recently US
The total number of member countries of IMF as of now 188
Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna Royo
The new COO of Apple Inc Jeff Williams
The winner of the Indian Football League 2015Chennaiyin FC
The new Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) AK Jain
India’s ranking on Forbes’ 2015 list of the best countries for doing business 97th
The country which topped the list Denmark
The country whose six satellites were launched by ISRO on 16 Dec Singapore

Section 5

Question Answer
The present Director-General of the WTO Roberto Azevedo
The winner of the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year award Rory McIlroy
The venue of the recent combined commanders’ conferenceINS Vikramaditya
The country which tested nuclear-capable Shaheen-1A missile recently Pakistan
The amount above which quoting PAN is mandatory for all transactions effective Jan 1 2 lakh
The amount approved by the World Bank for the Clean India campaign $1.5bn
The post-retirement planning policy launched by the LIC of India recently Jeevan Akshay IV

Section 6

Question Answer
The telecom firm which announced Project Leap, a ` 60,000- cr revamp plan, recently Bharti Airtel
The venue of the 46th annual meet of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos, Switzerland
India’s ranking on the Human Development Index (HDI) 2015 130th
The country which topped HDI Norway
The entity which releases HDI UNDP
The PIO appointed as finance minister in South Africa recently Pravin Gordhan
The athlete honoured as Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine Serena Williams
The mascot of the 12th South Asian Games (OC-SAG)Tikhor (a one-horned rhino)
The country which launched its first Unesco Biosphere Reserve (Inle Lake) recently Myanmar
India’s new ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed

Section 7

Question Answer
The head of the Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme L Narasimha Reddy
The winner of the prestigious South East Asia Write AwardJamaludeen Mohamed Sali
The place where the ministerial meet of WTO was held recently Nairobi, Kenya
The present Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia
The head of the committee set up to calculate a revenue- neutral GST rate Arvind Subramanian
The renowned agro-economist who died recently Sharad Anantrao Joshi
The veteran actor who was presented the Padma Vibhushan recently Dilip Kumar
The cities where three new IIITs will come under PPP modelRanchi, Nagpur and Pune

Section 8

Question Answer
The two Indian cities which have made it to the Unesco’s Creative City Network Varanasi and Jaipur
The capital city of Venezuela Caracas
The year by which the RBI intends to lower bank’s investment in govt securities (SLR) to 20.5% 2017
The country with which India held Indra Navy exercise in the Bay of Bengal recently Russia
The country which is providing Kamov 226 choppers to IndiaRussia
The country which test-fired the medium-range ballistic missile Ghadr-110 recently Iran
The new chairman of SAIL PK Singh
India’s current ranking in money outflows per annum from the country Fourth
The country which topped the 2015 report on black money outflowChina
The Washington-headquartered institution which releases black money outflow report Global Financial Integrity (GFI)

Section 9

Question Answer
The host of 2016 SAARC summit Pakistan
The Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2015 Angela Merkel
The state which recorded the highest per capita income in the country at ` 2,40,849 during FY15Delhi
The country which had started the “The Heart of Asia Conference (or Istanbul Process)” in 2011 Turkey
The country which bagged the ` 98,000-cr project to build India’s first bullet train recently Japan
The bank which will mobilise $5 bn towards climate finance by 2020 to help India meet its target Yes Bank
The two new teams which joined the IPL bandwagon for its ninth session recently Pune and Rajkot
The winner of the Uttar Pradesh Ratna AwardFrank Islam

Section 10

Question Answer
The winners of 2015 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Male and Female Player of the Year Awards respectivelyChen Long and Carolina Marin
The govt’s mechanism to support start-up businessesSETU
The first state of India to join the Union Govt’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY)Andhra Pradesh
The country which sent the first uranium consignment of 250 tonnes to India recently Canada
The IT firm with which IDFC Bank inked a pact to use the latter’s BaNCS systemTCS
The Winner of 2015 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament Tommy Sugiarto
India’s current nuclear generating capacity from its 21 power reactors5,800 MWe
The winner of the title of 2015 Hockey World LeagueAustralia
The venue where the ‘Heart of Asia’ 5th Ministerial Meeting on Afghanistan was held recently Islamabad
The country which is top source of FDI ($6.69 bn) into India during Apr to Sep of FY16 Singapore
The storm which hit the UK recently Desmond

Section 11

Question Answer
The joint Army exercise between India and Russia held in Rajasthan recently Indra
The percentage of RRBs’ outstanding advances which should be for PSL as per new norms 75 per cent
The former parliamentarian and veteran industrialist who died recently MAM Ramaswamy
The headquarters of Transparency International (TI)Berlin, Germany
The indigenously developed torpedo defence system inducted recently Maareech
The major army war exercise held in Rajasthan recentlyDrad Sankalp
The first state of India to launch Rotavirus vaccination project Himachal Pradesh

Section 12

Question Answer
The bank which has become Tata group’s strategic banking partner ICBC
The state which is the biggest economy within India at ` 16.87 lakh cr Maharashtra
The amount infused by the RBI in the market on 7 Dec by buying govt securities 10,000 cr
The new (43rd) Chief Justice of India Tirath Singh Thakur
The bank which launched country’s first ‘display variant’ debit card Axis Bank
The Padma Bhushan awardee Sarangi maestro who died recently Ustad Sabri Khan

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