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1.
What type of Generation had been introduced in IIT technology

A.3G Technology
B.2G Technology
C.4G Technology
D.5G Technology


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IIT-P) organised the First International Symposium on Fifth Generation (5G) technology. The symposium commenced on 29 March 2016 and will conclude on 31 March 2016 in Patna.The Patna 5G Summit is co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society, Center for TeleInfrastruktur, Aalborg University (CTIF), Global ICT Standardization Forum for India (GISFI) and IEEE Kolkata Section.The aim of the symposium is to bring academia, industry, government organizations etc. to participate and share their research intuition and views over the possible 5G technologies, standardization aspects, heterogeneous networks, architectural designs, wireless techniques and new hardware designs.During the symposium, Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that IIT-P along with IIT Bombay, IIT Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore will be a part of innovation and research for 5G technology in India.
2.
Who is the CEO for Hindustan Zinc Ltd

A.Thomas J. Wilson
B.Sunil Duggal
C.Klaus Kleinfeld
D.Mark T.Bertolini


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) today announced that it will pay Rs 10,141 crore as dividend, which includes Rs 3,000 crore to the government, to its shareholders for the 2015-16 fiscal, the highest by any private company. In 2002-03, the government sold its 64.92 per cent stake in HZL to mining baron Anil Agarwal-led Vednata Resources, while retaining 29.54 per cent."The actual dividend is Rs 10,141 crore and when dividend tax is included it will go to Rs 12,205 crore. This is the highest ever dividend announced by a private company. From the dividend announced today, Rs 3,000 crore would be paid to the government," HZL CEO Sunil Duggal told PTI.He informed that the firms Board has declared a special golden jubilee dividend at the rate of 1200 per cent -- Rs 24 per equity share of Rs 2 each -- for 2015-16 fiscal."Since 2002 (disinvestment of HZL), the firm has paid Rs 32,500 crore to the government in terms of royalties, direct and indirect taxes, dividend distributio
3.
Skype introduced to what

A.photographic lens
B.HoloLens
C.UV Rays
D.Microscopr


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Microsoft isnt just content to work on a universal Skype app -- it has much bigger plans in store. Its developing a version of Skype for HoloLens that, as youd expect, lets you chat and collaborate with friends using the augmented reality headset. Its exact functionality isnt clear yet, but the allure is clear: you can hold a hands-free video chat while youre walking around the room. Needless to say, thats helpful if youre working on a group project or have your hands full with other tasks. Dont worry if you cant drop $3,000 on a HoloLens unit to try it out, though, as theres plenty coming for regular users.The team is bringing artificial intelligence to Skype in a big way. Youll have access to the Cortana personal assistant on Android, iOS and Windows, to begin with. Its much like Facebooks M and other conversational helpers: you can ask her to send directions, order food, or even connect to other bots (such as, say, customer service). Support for chat bots is being woven into Skype i
4.
Who is the Chief Minister for Bihar

A.Krishna Singh
B.Binodanand Jha
C.Nitish Kumar
D.B. P. Mandal


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Bihar Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Bill 2016 to enforce the ban on countrymade liquor from April 1. The 1915 liquor Bill was amended to incorporate stricter penal provisions, including death sentence, for manufacturers and distributors of illicit liquor in the event of a hooch tragedy.In a rare show of solidarity, all MLAs including Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar rose from their seats and resolved that they wont drink and would discourage others from doing so. Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav were not present in the House.The CM said: “Our experts decided to make the provisions stricter… But we have also taken a humanitarian view with the compensation provision for a victim of hooch tragedy”.
5.
The supreme court has approved to protect What

A.Buddhism
B.Samaritans
C.Hinduism
D.Islam


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Supreme Court has approved the Centres guidelines to protect Good Samaritans, who help road accident victims, from being unnecessarily harassed by police or any other authority.A bench comprising justices V Gopala Gowda and Arun Mishra asked the central government to give wide publicity to these guidelines so that people who help others in the time of distress are not victimised by any authority.Earlier this month, the apex court had said it will pass an order on the recommendations of a committee headed by its former judge on road safety which advocated that people saving lives of road accident victims need not fear harassment by police or other authorities.
6.
Who is the independent director of Nestle

A.Daniel Borel
B.Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
C.Paul Bulcke
D.Rakesh Mohan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Nestle India today said Rakesh Mohan, former RBI Deputy Governor, will join its board as an independent director. Mohans would come on Nestle Indias board from May 1, 2016, as an Independent Non-Executive Director, the company said in a statement. Prior to it, he was on Nestle Indias board from April 2010 to October 2012 and had to relinquish it following his appointment as executive director at the International Monetary Fund. Mohan completed his three-year term at IMF in November, 2015. He had earlier held the position of Deputy Governor of RBI from September 2002 to October 2004, and July 2005 to June 2009. Mohan was also Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance from October 2004 to July 2005.

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