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1.
Who has been appointed as the Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)

A.Jasmine Sharma
B. R.V.Singh
C. G.B.Ravichandran
D. Jagdish Singh Khehar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union government has appointed Jagdish Singh Khehar, a judge of the Supreme Court, as the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). He succeeds Anil R. Dave who retired as Judge of Supreme Court after completing tenure of over six years.
2.
Recently ,Oxigen Services has joined with which bank or cash management services

A.RBL Bank
B. Nainital Bank
C. South Indian Bank
D.Federal Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Federal Bank and digital payment server Oxigen have joined hands to allow over 3 lakh retail outlets of the latter to remit cash collected from customers to the bank through its e-collection platform.
3.
Recently,which bank has partnered with Crownit or digital meal vouchers

A.ICICI Bank
B. IDBI Bank
C. HDFC Bank
D.Yes Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Yes Bank has partnered with Crownit, amerchant discovery and privileges platform, to launch digitised meal vouchers.
4.
Which of the following indian cricketer has inaugurated projects worth Rs 6 crore at his adopted village of Puttamrajuvari Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh.

A.Ambati Rayudu
B.MS Dhoni
C.Virat Kohli
D. Sachin Tendulkar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar inaugurated projects worth Rs 6 crore at his adopted village of Puttamrajuvari Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh.
5.
Which of the following telecom company has merged with Axiata in Bangladesh

A.Reliance
B. Idea
C. Vodafone
D. Airtel


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Bharti Airtel has merged its unit in Bangladesh with Robi Axiata Ltd., a unit of Axiata Group Berhad, a move which will form a strong No. 2 mobile phone operator in what is a fiercely competitive market led by Telenor unit Grameenphone.
6.
Which country became the India’s top crude oil supplier

A.Russia
B.China
C.United States
D. Iran


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Iran for the first time ever has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become India’s top crude oil supplier. It was revealed by ship tracking data and a report compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research and Forecasts.
7.
The International Conference on Brucellosis 2016 was inaugurated in which city

A.Mumbai
B.Moscow
C. Sydney
D.New Delhi


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The International Conference on Brucellosis 2016 and the 69th meeting of the International Society on Brucellosis was inaugurated in New Delhi.
8.
The 2016 World Internet Conference was concluded in which city

A.London
B. New York
C. New Delhi
D. Wuzhen


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The 2016 World Internet Conference concluded on 18 November 2016 in Wuzhen, China.
9.
The world’s earliest known complete stone inscription of Ten Commandments was sold at an auction in which city

A.New Delhi
B. New York
C. Paris
D. California


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The world’s earliest known complete stone inscription of Ten Commandments was sold at an auction in Beverly Hills, California for 850000 US Dollars on 16 November 2016.
10.
Which country is not inclined to automatically grant the coveted ‘Market Economy Status’ (MES) to China under World Trade Organisation (WTO) norms in December 2016.

A.Japan
B. US
C. Russia
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India is not inclined to automatically grant the coveted ‘Market Economy Status’ (MES) to China under World Trade Organisation (WTO) norms in December 2016.
11.
Who among the following has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 business persons list for 2016

A.Chanda Kochhar
B. Rana Kapoor
C.K P Nair
D. Aditya Puri


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 business persons list for 2016, and is the only Indian among three persons of Indian origin in the global rankings.
12.
The Indian Navy has formally inducted _____________ types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability.

A.3
B.7
C.4
D.2


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Indian Navy has formally inducted four types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability. The systems have been designed and developed by NPOL Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), a Kochi based laboratory of DRDO.
13.
Which of the following ministry has to set up Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI) to facilitate joint collaborative research projects in the iron and steel sector in India

A.Ministry of Coal
B.Ministry of Finance
C. Ministry of External Affairs
D.Ministry of Steel


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ministry of Steel is planning to set up Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI) to facilitate joint collaborative research projects in the iron and steel sector in India. The conceptualization of SRTMI was done by a high level task force set up by the Union Ministry of Steel.
14.
President Pranab Mukherjee launched the National Student Startup Policy (NSSP) in which city

A.Kochi
B. Banglore
C. Chandigarh
D. New Delhi


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
President Pranab Mukherjee launched the National Student Startup Policy (NSSP) to promote technology-driven student start-ups. It was launched during the second Visitor’s Conference held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
15.
Which of the following Indian surname name is most common Indian surnames in the United Kingdom.

A. Arora
B. Chauhan
C. Kaleka
D.Patel


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
According to a newly released Oxford Dictionary, Patel is one of the most common Indian surnames in the United Kingdom.
16.
Sports personalities Dharambir Singh has banned for eight years by the national anti-doping agency (nada).He is related to which sports

A.Cricket
B. Boxing
C. Tennis
D. Sprinter


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Haryana sprinter Dharambir Singh in the third week of November 2016 was handed an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
17.
The Supreme Court held that a child adopted by a Hindu widow will not have any rights on the property of the woman's deceased husband under which Act

A.Child, Family and Community Service Act, 1931
B.The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890
C.Mother and Child Act, 1911
D. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Supreme Court (SC) on 17 November 2016 held that a child adopted by a Hindu widow will not have any rights on the property of the woman's deceased husband under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956.
18.
Supreme Court refuses to lift ban on Jallikattu.which of the following state related to Jallikattu

A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Jharkhand
C. Odisha
D. Tamil Nadu


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by Tamil Nadu to review a 2014 apex court judgment banning Jallikattu.
19.
The Supreme Court has ordered search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s Bing to immediately stop displaying advertisements relating to pre-natal sex determination tests in India with in ____ hours

A.60
B. 48
C. 36
D. 24


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Supreme Court ordered search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s Bing to immediately stop displaying advertisements relating to pre-natal sex determination tests India with in 36 hours. It also directed the Union government to constitute a nodal agency to monitor and trigger search engines to crack down on online pre-natal sex determination advertisements.

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