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1.
India’s first bio-gas fuelled bus with flat Re 1 fare will be launched in

A.Kolkata
B.Bhubaneswar
C.Hyderabad
D.Chennai


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Phoenix India Research claimed to have launched the first bio-gas fuelled bus in Kolkata keeping a flat fare of just Rs. 1.
2.
Hindustani classical vocalist who passes away at 84 in Mumbai, recently is

A.Veena Sahasrabuddhe
B.Kishori Amonkar
C.Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi
D.Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Padma Vibhushan recipient classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84 at her house in Mumbai.
3.
India’s first ever transsexual police Sub-Inspector is Prithika Yashini. She belongs to which state?

A.Telangana
B.Tamil Nadu
C.Andhra Pradesh
D.Karnataka


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
K Prithika Yashini, 26, scripted history when she took charge as sub-inspector in Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu. For, Yashini is the first transsexual to enter into uniform service in India.
4.
Which country’s passport could turn dark blue again after Brexit under a £490m contract to redesign and produce a new version of the document?

A.Germany
B.Russia
C.United States
D.United Kingdom


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The UK passport could turn dark blue again after Brexit under a £490m contract to redesign and produce a new version of the document.
5.
For roll out of the GST, the government has set a target date of

A.June 1, 2017
B.August 1, 2017
C.July 1, 2017
D.May 1, 2017


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The government has set a target date of July 1 for roll out of the GST, which will subsume central excise, service tax, VAT and other local levies.
6.
Who is the chairman of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council?

A.Arun Jaitley
B.Hasmukh Adhia
C.Arun Goyal
D.Nirmala Sitharaman


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The GST is administered & governed by GST Council and its Chairman is Union Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley.
7.
The earlier threshold for treating tax evasion as a cognizable and non-bailable offence was proposed to be at Rs.

A.3 crore
B.1.5 crore
C.2.5 crore
D.1 crore


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The earlier threshold for treating tax evasion as a cognizable and non-bailable offence was proposed to be at Rs 2.5 crore.
8.
Tax evasion exceeding an amount of Rs _________ under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be a non-bailable offence.

A.4 crore
B.3 crore
C.2.5 crore
D.5 crore


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Tax evasion exceeding an amount of Rs 5 crore under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be a non-bailable offence with the police having the authority to arrest persons without a warrant.
9.
The mobile app called ‘e-nagarpalika’ was launched recently, to provide various municipal services online in the state of

A.Madhya Pradesh
B.Andhra Pradesh
C.Telangana
D.Karnataka


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The mobile app MP e-nagarpalika was launched by state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to provide various municipal services online.
10.
Where is the headquarter of FIFA located?

A.Zurich, Switzerland
B.Dubai, UAE
C.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D.New York, USA


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
FIFA Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland
11.
Today, FIFA banned former president of the Guatemala football federation for life due to FIFA corruption scandal. Who is he?

A.Walter Claveri
B.Ivan Franco Sopegno
C.Víctor Hugo Monzon
D.Brayan Jimenez


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
FIFA has banned Brayan Jimenez, the former president of the Guatemala football federation for life.
12.
According to web analytics company StatCounter, internet's most used OS is

A.BlackBerry
B.Windows
C.Android
D.iOS


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Research from web analytics company StatCounter found Android now accounts for a larger share of internet usage than Windows for the first time.
13.
Who is the Present Union HRD Minister of India?

A.Ananthkumar
B.Prakash Javadekar
C.Harsimrat Kaur Badal
D.Maneka Sanjay Gandhi


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Present Union HRD Minister of India:- Prakash Javadekar.
14.
As per NIRF rankings, Which institute has been named as the best higher education institute in India?

A.Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science
B.Jamia Hamdard
C.Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
D.Jawaharlal Nehru University


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
As per NIRF rankings, Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science has been once again named as the best higher education institute in the country.
15.
According to property consultant CBRE, World’s 9th most expensive office location is

A.Beijing (Finance Street)
B.Hong Kong (Kowloon)
C.Mumbai (Bandra Kurla Complex)
D.Delhi (Connaught Place)


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Delhi’s Connaught Place is the world’s 9th most expensive office location with annual prime rent of USD 105.71 per sq ft, says property consultant CBRE.
16.
32nd edition of Miami Open Tennis tournament 2017 was recently held at

A.Ohio
B.Pennsylvania
C.Florida
D.Michigan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The 32nd edition of Miami Open Tennis tournament 2017 (also known as the Miami Masters 2017) was recently held at Key Biscayne, Florida, United States, presented by Itau.
17.
Who has been chosen for the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize?

A.Dawit Isaak
B.Khadija Ismayilova
C.Mazen Darwish
D.Eynulla Fatullayev


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Dawit Isaak, an imprisoned Eritrean-Swedish journalist, has been chosen to receive the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.
18.
Nifty hit new highs above 9200 for first time ever, up by

A.65 points
B.62 points
C.64 points
D.63 points


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Benchmark indices NSE Nifty closed at 9237 levels, up by 64 points or 0.7%.
19.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named the chief executive officer of which company for a day?

A.Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
B.Gulf Oil India
C.Essar Oil Limited
D.Reliance Petroleum Limited


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named the chief executive officer of Gulf Oil India for a day.
20.
Who is appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to UN, recently?

A.Rahul Shrivastava
B.P. Harish
C.Ajit Kumar
D.Rajiv Kumar Chander


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Rajiv Kumar Chander was appointed India’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Offices in Geneva, the Ministry of External Affairs announced.
21.
Who appoints Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

A.Government of India
B.Reserve Bank Governor
C.President of India
D.Prime Minister of India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Government of India appoints the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
22.
Who took over as the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

A.Prasanna Kumar Mohanty
B.Shri Sunil Mitra
C.Bibhu Prasad Kanungo
D.Dilip S. Shanghvi


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Shri B.P. Kanungo (Bibhu Prasad Kanungo) of Odisha took over as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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