Static Awareness Quiz | 21st November 2018

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Q1. Cheruthoni Dam, the largest concrete gravity dam in which state?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Kerala

(e) None of these

Q2. The United Nations’ World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed worldwide on which date each year?

(a) May 05

(b) April 11

(c) June 17

(d) May 21

(e) June 09

Q3. The Hasdeo Thermal Power Station or Korba West Thermal Power Station is coal-fired power station in which state?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Uttarakhand

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Chhattisgarh

(e) Haryana

Q4. Which state government is going to distribute over 1 lakh pump sets to double farmers’ income by 2022?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Assam

(e) Odisha

Q5. The book “Illiberal India: Gauri Lankesh and the Age of Unreason” is written by which author?

(a) Mohan Deep

(b) Kedarnath Singh

(c) Karan Bajaj

(d) Chidanand Rajghatta

(e) None of these

Q6. Name the First Bank to introduce saving Bank in India.

(a) Bank of Hindustan

(b) Syndicate Bank

(c) Bengal Bank

(d) Presidency Bank

(e) None of these

Q7. Where is the headquarter of Barclay’s Bank?

(a) USA

(b) China

(c) UK

(d) Russia

(e) Germany

Q8. Who is the Statistics & Programme Implementation minister of India?

(a) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

(b) Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

(c) Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar

(e) None of these

Q9. Rihand Thermal Power Station at Rihandnagar in

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Odisha

(d) Andhra Pradesh

(e) None of these

Q10. Kaziranga National Park is situated in

(a) Kerala

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Assam

(e) Manipur



Exp. Cheruthoni Dam, the largest concrete gravity dam in Kerala, is located close to Idukki arch dam. It is the third highest dam in India with a 454 feet-high across River Cheruthoni.


Exp. The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is celebrated worldwide on 17 June with the focus on sustainable land management as a way to regenerate economies, create jobs and revitalize communities.


Exp. The Hasdeo Thermal Power Station or Korba West Thermal Power Station is an 840 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station at Korba in Chhattisgarh, India.


Exp. The Assam government has decided to distribute over 1 lakh pump sets to double the farmers’ income by 2022. The pump sets will be distributed under NABARD’s Rural Infrastructure Development Project. They will include 60 thousand diesel sets, 11 thousand solar and 30 thousand electrical operated pump sets.


Exp. The book ‘Illiberal India: Gauri Lankesh and the Age of Unreason’ is written by Chidanand Rajghatta.


Exp. Savings account system in India was started by Presidency Bank.


Exp. Barclays is a British multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in London. Barclays traces its origins to a goldsmith banking business established in the City of London in 1690.


Exp. Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda is an Indian politician and is currently the Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation in the Government of India. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing the Bangalore North constituency.


Exp. Rihand Thermal Power Station at Rihandnagar in the Sonebhadra district of Uttar Pradesh ranks as the ninth largest thermal power plant in India. The coal-based power plant with an installed capacity of 2,500MW is owned and operated by NTPC


Exp.The Kaziranga National Park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam. Situated between the two districts of Nagaon and Golaghat, this truly beautiful wildlife sanctuary in India is home to this amazing animal that breeds here in abundance.

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