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1.
Which State has introduced India�s first solar ferry

A.Kerala(Alappuzha)
B.Tamil Nadu(chennai)
C.Visakhapatnam
D.Goa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A 75-seater solar-powered passenger ferry, the first of its kind in the country, is quietly taking shape at Aroor in Alappuzha district. The boat is expected to be commissioned within the next three months.The boat is being built by NavAlt, a Kochi-based joint venture, in collaboration with a French company. �Construction of the hull has been completed and the superstructure is being worked on now. The battery and motor console, which have undergone testing, are to be flown in from France�, said Sandith Thandasherry, a marine architect who heads the enterprise. The 20 metre long, 7 metre wide boat, with a maximum cruising speed of 7.5 knots, is to be deployed in the backwaters of Alappuzha by the Kerala State Water Transport Department (KSWTD).The Rs.1.7-crore boat will make no noise or cause any pollution, unlike the diesel powered ones. It may work out to be a cheaper option too. An ordinary boat, made of steel and with a carrying capacity of 75 passengers, may cost around Rs.1.9
2.
Who was appointed as the international Hockey Federation International Outdoor Umpire on March 4,2016.

A.Deepak Joshi
B.Napoleon Singh
C.Virender Singh
D.Virendra Singh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Hockey India national-level umpire Nepoleon Singh has been promoted to the International Outdoor Umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The FIH took the decision yesterday after seeing his performance in the recently-concluded 12th South Asian Games 2016, held at Guwahati from February 5 to 16. His first major break through was his appointment as umpire in the eighth Junior Men Asia Cup, held at Kuantan,Malaysia in 2015. Based on this performance he was appointed to 12th South Asian Games in 2016. The 30 year-old Nepoleon was a national level hockey player and completed a diploma in Sports Coaching from the National Institute of Sports, Patiala in 2011. He is presently working as a coach at Kokrajhar, Assam.
3.
Who is apponited Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

A.Christine Lagarde
B.Min Zhu
C.Subir Vithal Gokarn
D.Sunil Sabharwal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Sunil Sabharwal has become the first Indian-American to occupy a key administration post at the IMF, three weeks after he was confirmed by the Senate .Mr Sabharwal, who was confirmed by the US Senate after a long waiting, assumed the position as Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund .Given that the US commends more than 16.81 per cent of the total IMF voting share; this is one of the most powerful position in the International Monetary Fund.Mr Sabharwal served as board chairman of Ogone, a European e-commerce payment services firm, from 2011-13 .He was senior vice president, strategic investments, at First Data Corp/Western Union and from 1997-2003, held executive posts at GE Capital, including managing director.From 1992-96 Mr Sabharwal worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, lastly as principal banker.
4.
Identify the name of Mizoram Traditional Festival

A.Yaoshang
B.Wangala Festival
C.Ker Festival
D.Chapchar Kut


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Chapchar Kut, the most important traditional festival of the Mizos was today celebrated across Mizoram and also in the Mizo-inhabited areas in the neighbouring states.Dressed in traditional attire, exuberant dancers danced to the tune of typical music and songs while popular Mizo dances including Cheraw, Sarlamkai, Chheihlam and Khuallam were performed by different cultural troupes. Well-known singers and pop groups also performed in different places where the Kut was celebrated including the Assam Rifles ground in Aizawl, the main place of the Kut celebrations. In Aizawl, state state home minister R Lalzirliana was the 'Kut pa' or father of the festival, while state Art and Culture minister R Romawia was the 'Kut thlengtu' or host of the festival.The Chapchar Kut was organised jointly by the state art and culture department and the Young Mizo Association.
5.
Who is TCS CEO at present

A.N Chandrasekaran
B.Anant Gupta
C.Abidali Z. Neemuchwala
D.Vishal Sikka


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the chief executive officer and managing director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and two others has been appointed as non-official director to the board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).Other additions include former Gujarat chief secretary Sudhir Mankad and Mahindra & Mahindra non-executive chairman Bharat Narotam Doshi All three of them will have a tenure of four years . The Reserve Bank's affairs are governed by a central board of directors which is appointed by the Indian government. Besides the RBI Governor, there cannot be more than four Deputy Governors as full-time official directors of the central bank. There can however be ten non-official directors from various fields and two government officials.
6.
For which Bank has TCS CEO N Chandrasekaran appointed as board of non-official director

A.National Australia Bank
B.State Bank of India
C.Reserve Bank o India
D.Bank of Nova Scotia


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the chief executive officer and managing director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and two others has been appointed as non-official director to the board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).Other additions include former Gujarat chief secretary Sudhir Mankad and Mahindra & Mahindra non-executive chairman Bharat Narotam Doshi All three of them will have a tenure of four years . The Reserve Bank's affairs are governed by a central board of directors which is appointed by the Indian government. Besides the RBI Governor, there cannot be more than four Deputy Governors as full-time official directors of the central bank. There can however be ten non-official directors from various fields and two government officials.

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