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Questions:

1.
Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with which country to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state.

A.Brazil
B. Italy
C.Malaysia
D. Canada


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state.
2.
Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of GIC Housing Finance

A.G. Srinivasan
B. K. Sanath Kumar
C. Y. Ramulu
D. S Gopakumar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
GIC Housing Finance has S Gopakumar, general manager with Oriental Insurance Company, has been appointed as Managing Director of the company.
3.
Who has been appointed by Bharti Airtel as its CEO-Retail in India

A.Gopal Vittal
B. Viswanathan
C. Rajesh Varma
D. Vani Venkatesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Vani Venkatesh as CEO – Retail. In her new role, Venkatesh will be responsible for driving Airtel’s retail strategy to deliver a seamless customer experience across retail touch point.
4.
Which of the following bank has launched ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI)solution for its corporate and financial institutional, and commercial banking clients.

A.HSBC
B. Citibank
C.UBS AG
D.Standard Chartered Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Standard Chartered Bank has launched ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI)solution for its corporate and financial institutional, and commercial banking clients.
5.
Recently ,which state has increasing motherhood leave period for women government employees from six to nine months

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced increasing motherhood leave period for women government employees from six to nine months, the state government issued an order to implement it.
6.
The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has launched which medical service for its insured in the Delhi region under which the beneficiaries can visit day-care units for minor ailments.

A.Shramik Kalyan Yojana
B. Medical Service Scheme
C. Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has launched 'Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi' medical service for its insured in the Delhi region under which the beneficiaries can visit day-care units for minor ailments.
7.
Who won the 'Kalidas Samman' national award for 2015-16 for achievement in theatre.

A.N. Rajam
B. Saroja Vaidyanathan
C.Gopi Kalamandalam
D. Raj Bisaria


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Renowned theatre personality and Padma Shri, Prof Raj Bisaria is all set to weave another feather in his cap with the Madhya Pradesh government honouring him with its prestigious 'Kalidas Samman' national award for 2015-16 for achievement in theatre.
8.
The regional news Unit of Radio Kashmir Jammu has started morning news bulletin in which of the following language

A.Telungu
B. Malayalam
C. Gojri
D. Kannada


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The regional news Unit of Radio Kashmir Jammu has started morning news bulletin in Gojri language on 10 November 2016. The five minutes Gojri news bulletin will be aired at 10:15am daily from the transmitters of Radio Kashmir Jammu.
9.
ATMs in the country has dispensed banknotes of ___________ denomination

A.Rs 50
B. Rs 10
C. Rs 20
D. Rs 1000


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
From November 11 onward,ATMs in the country will also dispense banknotes of Rs 50 denomination. Currently, the lowest denomination note a customer can get at an ATM is Rs 100.
10.
The second BRICS Communication Ministers meeting held in which city

A.New Delhi
B. Jaipur
C. Mumbai
D. Bengaluru


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The two -day second BRICS Communication Ministers meeting chaired by Minister of State for Communication Manoj Sinha will begin in Bengaluru .
11.
What is the theme for the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016

A.Quality Science Education: Ensuring a sustainable future for all
B. Science for a Sustainable Future
C.Scientific Issues for Development of the World
D.Celebrating Science Centres and Science Museums


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016 was observed on 10 November 2016 across the world. The theme for 2016 is Celebrating Science Centres and Science Museums.
12.
The No More Tension mobile App launched by which of the following ministry

A.Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
B.Ministry of Human Resource Development
C.Ministry of Finance
D.Ministry of Science and Technology


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More Tension mobile App. It was launched by Union Health Minister J P Nadda for promotion of health and to strengthen the health communications programmes.
13.
Recently,which of the following has launched by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)

A.Digital India Hackathon 2015
B. Make India Hackathon 2017
C.Smart India Hackathon 2017
D. Development India Hackathon 2016


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched Smart India Hackathon 2017. It is the world’s largest digital national building initiative.
14.
The World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed on which date

A.28 February
B.6 June
C. 21 December
D.10 November


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016 was observed on 10 November 2016 across the world.
15.
Recently ,which of the following scheme has launched by Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

A.Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
B.Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana
C.MUDRA Bank Yojana
D.Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has launched the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana to boost up an ecosystem of entrepreneurship for young people.
16.
Who became the the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representative

A.Aruna Jayanthi
B.Bala Deshpande
C. Kalpana Morparia
D.Pramila Jayapal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Pramila Jayapal became the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representative. She won the Senate seat from state of Washington.
17.
Who became the first India-American to win the U.S. Senate seat from the state.

A.Manjul Bhargava
B. Avinash Kak
C. Ravindra Khattree
D.Kamala Harris


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris became the first India-American to win the U.S. Senate seat from the state.
18.
Who has been appointed as the interim Chairman of TCS

A.Venkatraman Thyagarajan
B. Aman Mehta
C. Ishaat Hussain
D.Aarthi Subramanian


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Tata Sons Ltd has announced the appointment of Ishaat Hussain as the Chairman of IT giant, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) with immediate effect. He will hold the position until the name of a new chairman is announced.
19.
What is the maximum cash amount that a person can deposit in his/her bank accounts within the threshold period of 50-days.

A.5 lakh rupees
B.1.5 lakh rupees
C.2.5 lakh rupees
D. 3 lakh rupees


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Union Government has announced that cash deposits above 2.5 lakh rupees threshold under the 50-day window could attract tax plus a 200 percent penalty in case of income mismatch.

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