Q.1) Indonesia’s a military transport plane Hercules C130 crashed on 30 June 2015 in a residential city of
  A. Medan 
  B. Sumatra
  C. Jakarta
  D. Surabaya

Q.2) Heavy rain on 30 June 2015 triggered twenty-five landslides in which of the following district of West Bengal?
  A. Bankura
  B. Hooghly
  C. Darjeeling
  D. Alipurduar

Q.3) Name the country that on 30 June 2015 became first developed nation to default on IMF debt.
  A. Egypt
  B. Syria
  C. Andorra
  D. Greece 

Q.4) The World Bank Board on 30 June 2015 approved 650 million US dollar towards the third tranche loan for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). In this context, consider the following statements:
I.    The loan was approved for construction of 401 km Ludhiana-Khurja section in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab.
II.    The EDFC is 1483-km long and extends from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni in West Bengal.
Which is/are correct?
  A. Only I 
  B. Only II
  C. Both I and II
  D. Neither I nor II

Q.5) The Food Standards Agency (FSA) of which country on 1 July 2015 said that 2-minutes Maggi noodles exported from India is safe to eat?
  A. The United Kingdom (UK)
  B. Vietnam
  C. Australia
  D. Singapore

Q.6) Name the woman who on 30 June 2015 was nominated as the first ever female Supreme Court judge of Afghanistan.
  A. Anisa Rasouli 
  B. Rula Ghani
  C. Zeenat Quraishi Karzai
  D. Fatana Najibullah

Q.7) The Guddi-Gudda Board which was adopted as a Best Practice under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme is an innovation of which district of India?
  A. Patna, Bihar
  B. Adilabad, Telangana
  C. Bongaigaon, Aasam
  D. Jalgaon, Maharashtra 

Q.8) Name the Indian-American teacher from Illinois, US who in July 2015 was named for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
  A. Darshan Jain 
  B. Renee Correl
  C. Terri Sharma
  D. Adizah Eghan

Q.9) Name the bank that on 3 July 2015 launched an initiative named Project Tatkal.
  A. State Bank of India 

Q.10) Name the Indian American Professor who on 24 June 2015 was named for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2015.
  A. R. Paul Singh 
  B. Darshan Jain
  C. Renee Correl
  D. Terri Sharma

Q.11) The National Award for Rag Pickers, which was announced by Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on 3 July 201 5 will have a cash prize of
  A. 50 thousand rupees
  B. 1 lakh rupees
  C. 1.5 lakh rupees 
  D. 3 lakh rupees

Q.12) Name the Information Technology company that in first week of July 2015 agreed to develop Smart MIDC (industrial colony) and support Digital Village in Maharashtra.
  A. Apple
  B. Microsoft 
  C. Google
  D. Adobe

Q.13) Which High Court on 30 June 2015 allowed Nestle India to export Maggi noodles?
  A. Allahabad High Court
  B. Bombay High Court 
  C. Delhi High Court
  D. Madras High Court

Q.14) First-ever possible treatments for which disease was identified by scientists with discovery of two antibodies REGN3051, REGN3048
  A. Ebola
  B. MERS Virus
  C. Japanese Encephalitis
  D. Drug-resistant Malaria

Q.15) Who was appointed as Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh (UP) on 30 June 2015?
  A. AK Jain
  B. Jagmohan Yadav 
  C. PK Thakur
  D. Sudhir Singh Yadav

Q.16) National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) on 30 June 2015 released the 71st Round of its survey on Social Consumption: Education. In this context, consider the following statements:
I. Adult literacy (age 15 years and above) rate in India was around 70.5 percent in 2014
II. Literacy rate (age 5 and above) in the rural areas was pegged at 71.4 percent in 2014, compared to 86.1 percent in the urban areas
Which is/are correct?
  A. Only I
  B. Only II
  C. Both I and II 
  D. Neither I nor II

Q.17) 30 June2015 clocked one second longer as an extra second or a leap second was added to clocks world- wide after 23:59:59. In this context consider the following statements:
I.    Practice of Leap Second was introduced in 1972 and the Leap Second 2015 was the 26th in the series
II.    A leap second was added in order to synchronise the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with the Universal Time (UT)
Which is/are correct?
  A. Only I
  B. Only II
  C. Both I and II 
  D. Neither I nor II

Q.18) Name the pioneer of SMS technology who died on 30 June 2015.
  A. Robert Greenhill
  B. John Hering
  C. Matti Makkonen
  D. Michael Smith

Q.19) The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India on 30 June 2015 released the data on disabled population. Consider the following statements:
I.    Households having disabled persons in the country constitute 8.3 percent of the total households. 
II.    About 99 percent households are normal households and 0.4 percent is institutional.
Which is/are correct?
  A. Only I
  B. Only II
  C. Both I and II 
  D. Neither I nor II

Q.20) Which state government on 1 July 2015 launched the Mhara Gaon – Jagmag Gaon scheme for providing 24 hours uninterrupted power supply to rural domestic users with their active participation?
  A. Rajasthan
  B. Haryana 
  C. Punjab
  D. Himachal Pradesh


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