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Questions:

1.
Who has been appointed as the Indian cricket team's head coach for one-year tenure on 23 June 2016

A.Sachin Tendulkar
B.VVS Laxman
C.Anil Kumble
D.Sourav Ganguly


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Former captain Anil Kumble was appointed the Indian cricket team's head coach for a one-year tenure on 23 June 2016.
2.
Who became the brand ambassador of Exide Life Insurance

A.Virat Kohli
B.Mahendra Singh Dhoni
C.Sachin Tendulkar
D.Rohit Sharma


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Exide Life Insurance has announced that they have signed India's ODI and T20 cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a brand ambassador.
3.
Which Yahoo owned platform is launching live video to compete against twitter and FB

A.Bing
B.Tumblr
C.Yahoo Mail
D.Yahoo Add


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Tumblr, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform, said Tuesday it was launching live video to help compete against similar offerings from Facebook and Twitter.
4.
US tech giant Microsoft has introduced mobile wallet feature in which service

A.Mobile Website
B.Mobile Blog
C.Mobile Application
D.Mobile Service


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
US tech giant Microsoft has finally introduced the mobile wallet feature in its mobile app. However, for now, the feature is only available for Windows Insiders using build 14360 or higher.
5.
Who has won the clinches maiden Major golf title at US Open 2016

A.Bobby Jones
B.Tom Watson
C.Dustin Johnson
D.Ben Hogan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
US Golfer Dustin Johnson claimed his maiden Major golf title registering a three-stroke victory in the 116th US Open .
6.
Who has won the best woman player award at Eurasian Blitz chess tournament

A.Harmanpreet Kaur
B.Harika Dronavalli
C.Jwala Gutta
D.Reema Malhotra


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Grand Master Harika Dronavalli added another feather to her cap by winning the best women's player award in the Eurasian Blitz chess tournament in Kazakhstan.
7.
Which team won the NBA Championship 2016

A.Cleveland Cavaliers
B.GSW
C.Cleveland Warriors
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Cleveland Cavaliers wins NBA Championship by beating Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7.
8.
Which new initiative uses mobile telephony to spread awareness about diabetes

A.M-Diabetes
B.Mobile-Diabetes
C.M-Disease
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Health Minister launched the M-Diabetes initiative which harnesses the power and potential of the vast mobile telephony network.
9.
What is the theme for World Hydrography Day 2016

A.Our seas and waterways - yet to be fully charted and explored
B.Hydrography - much more than just nautical charts
C.International Hydrographic Cooperation - supporting safe navigation
D.Hydrography - the key to well-managed seas and waterways


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Hydrography Day 2016 Theme : “Hydrography – the key to well-managed seas and waterways“.
10.
Union Cabinet has approved labour law changes while approving a package for textile and apparel sector worth how much on June 22, 2016

A.Rs.60,000 crore
B.Rs.74,000 crore
C.Rs.83,000 crore
D.Rs.58000 crore


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved a Special Package for employment generation and promotion of exports in Textile and Apparel sector investment of 74000 crore rupees.
11.
The Government of India has announced a new CNG retrofitment scheme for the two-wheelers in which city

A.New Delhi
B.Banglore
C.Mumbai
D.Ranchi


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Government of India has announced a new CNG retrofitment scheme for the two-wheelers in Delhi 23 June 2016 .
12.
According to the Mercer survey,Which of the following city is the most expensive city in the world

A.Zurich
B.Angola
C.Hong Kong
D.Singapore


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Hong Kong topped the list of most expensive cities for expatriates, pushing Luanda, Angola, to second position,according to the 2016 Cost of Living Survey by Mercer
13.
According to the Mercer survey,Which of the following city is the India's most expensive city

A.Mumbai
B.Delhi
C.Hyderabad
D.Bangalore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Mumbai (82) is India’s most expensive city, followed by New Delhi (130) and Chennai (158), according to the 2016 Cost of Living Survey by Mercer.
14.
Who has been appointed as the new prime minister of Syria

A.Abdelmalek Sellal
B.Jorge Carlos Fonseca
C.Bashar al-Assad
D.Augustin Matata Ponyo


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was named electricity minister Imad Khamis as the new prime minister of the war-ravaged country on 22 June 2016.
15.
Which of the following continent has reached agreement to set up a new Border and Coast Guard Force to curb the influx of migrants.

A.North America
B.Asia
C.European Union
D.Africa


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The European Union has reached agreement to set up a new Border and Coastguard Force to curb the influx of migrants on 22 June 2016.
16.
Which of the following IT sector company has acquired UK-based digital transformation firm

A.HCL
B.Wipro
C.TCS
D.Tech Mahindra


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Technology services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd (TechM) has acquired UK-based digital transformation firm The BIO Agency Ltd on 22 June 2016.
17.
Name the Renowned Qawwal from Pakistan who was shot dead in Karachi, recently

A.Mohammed Rafi
B.Amjad Sabri
C.Mohammed Irfan
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri, who was known for More Haji Piya, was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen in Karachi, Pakistan on 22 June 2016.
18.
The Union Cabinet has approved proposal of extending the deadline for implementing the UDAY scheme.What is the full form of UDAY

A.Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana
B.Ujjwal Discoms Assurance Yojana
C.Ujjwal Discom Assure Yojana
D.Ujwall Discom Assurance Yojana


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
he Union Cabinet has approved proposal of extending the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) by a year to March 31, 2017.
19.
Who has resigned as the Editor-in-Chief of Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP) and The Telegraph on 22 June 2016

A.Aveek Sarkar
B.Anirban Chattopadhyay
C.Patrika Ghosh
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Aveek Sarkar has resigned as the Editor-in-Chief of Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP) and The Telegraph on 22 June 2016.
20.
Who has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Country Manager for its India operations of PayPal

A.David W. Dorman
B.Anupam Pahuja
C.Daniel H. Schulman
D.Jonathan Christodoro


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
World’s leading payments platform PayPal has announced the appointment of Anupam Pahuja as the Managing Director (MD) and Country Manager for its India operations on 22 June 2016.
21.
President Pranab Mukherjee returned 3 bills for reconsideration of which state legislative assembly

A.Manipur
B.Mizoram
C.Meghalaya
D.Rajasthan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
President Pranab Mukherjee in June 2016 returned 3 bills to Manipur Legislative Assembly for reconsideration.
22.
United Nations Public Service Day observed on which date

A.June 21
B.June 22
C.June 23
D.June 24


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Every year 23 June is being observed as the United Nations Public Service Day by the United Nations (UN).
23.
The Union Cabinet has approved proposal of extending the deadline for implementing the UDAY scheme to which year

A.2017
B.2018
C.2016
D.2019


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved proposal of extending the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) by a year to March 31, 2017.
24.
The Union Cabinet under Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved mega auction of all available spectrum (more than 2300 Megahertz) across how many bands

A.5
B.7
C.9
D.11


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved mega auction of all available spectrum (more than 2300 Megahertz) across the seven bands.
25.
The Union Cabinet has approved pact for avoidance of double taxation with which country recently

A.Belgium
B.Brazil
C.Germany
D.Canada


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the signing of a Protocol amending the Agreement between India and Belgium for avoidance of double taxation.
26.
World Hydrography Day observed on which date

A.June 21
B.June 22
C.June 23
D.June 24


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
World Hydrography Day (WHD) is being observed annually on 21 June.
27.
With which country India has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technology transfer and resourcing in manufacturing, including sub-sectors of Capital Goods

A.Brazil
B.Germany
C.USA
D.China


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Steinbeis GmbH Co. KG, Germany for technology transfer and resourcing in manufacturing, including sub-sectors of Capital Goods.
28.
The International Widows Day 2016 was observed on which date

A.21 June
B.22 June
C.23 June
D.24 june


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The International Widow's Day 2016 was celebrated across the world on 23 June 2016.
29.
Who has won the Man of the Series at three-match T20I series between India and Zimbabwe

A.Virat Kohli
B.Barinder Sran
C.Tendai Chatara
D.Neville Madziva


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India won the three-match T20 series against Zimbabwe 2-1 on 22 June 2016.Man of the series : Barinder Sran (an Indian bowler).
30.
The Union Cabinet has approved a Special Package for employment generation and promotion of exports in which sector

A.Textile
B.Sugar
C.Manufacturing
D.Garments


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved a Special Package for employment generation and promotion of exports in Textile and Apparel sector on 22 June 2016 .

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