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Questions:

1.
Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive officer of State Bank of Mauritius Group's operations in India

A.Nayen Koomar Ballah
B. Philip Ah-Chuen
C. Chandradev Appadoo
D. Siby Sebastian


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group has appointed Siby Sebastian as Chief Executive for its India operations.Siby will be responsible for developing and managing the State Bank of Mauritius Group's operations in India.
2.
Who was honoured with an international peace prize for his efforts in ensuring world peace.

A.Sathguru
B. Sathya Sai Baba
C. Baba Ramdev
D.Sri Sri Ravishankar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar was was honoured with an international peace prize for his efforts in ensuring world peace.
3.
Who was awarded the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation

A.Harakchand Savla
B. Narayanan Krishnan
C.Dr Sangthankima
D.Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was awarded the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation.
4.
What is the theme for the 2016 World Toilet Day

A.I give a shit, do you
B.Equality and Dignity
C. Sanitation and Nutrition
D.Toilets and Jobs


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Toilet Day was observed on 19 November 2016 with an aim to motivate millions across the world on issues of sanitation. The theme for 2016 World Toilet Day is ‘toilets and jobs’.
5.
Stock exchange platform BSE has opened its regional office in which city

A.Raipur
B. Kochi
C. Ahmedabad
D. Shimla


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Stock exchange platform BSE has opened its regional office in Shimla, marking its presence in 24 cities in the country to provide services to investors.
6.
Telangana government joined hands with which bank to enable cashless transactions and to solve the change problem.

A.Axis Bank
B. ICICI Bank
C. Yes Bank
D.IDFC Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Telangana government joined hands with Mumbai based IDFC Bank to enable cashless transactions and to solve the change problem.
7.
Which of the following state has launched Voluntary Disclosure Scheme (VDS) 2016 for declaring tampered or defective meters for all categories of consumers having sanctioned load up to five KW.

A.Odisha
B.Haryana
C. Madhya Pradesh
D.Chhattisgarh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Haryana government has launched a Voluntary Disclosure Scheme (VDS) 2016 for declaring tampered or defective meters for all categories of consumers having sanctioned load up to five KW.
8.
A special counter-terror unit of NSG commandos has conducted a three-hour-long mock drill at which place

A.Imphal
B. Pathankot
C. New Delhi
D.Srinagar


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A special counter-terror unit of NSG commandos today conducted a three-hour-long mock drill at a Delhi Metro station located on the airport express line .
9.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Awas Yojna in which city

A.Raipur
B. Ranchi
C.Chandigarh
D.Agra


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojna, an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor in Agra .
10.
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani has distributed PAHCHAN identity cards to artisans of five clusters of which state

A.Odisha
B.Tamil Nadu
C. Madhya Pradesh
D.Gujarat


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani has distributed PAHCHAN identity cards to artisans of five clusters of Gujarat - Jamnagar, Naroda, Surendranagar, Amreli and Kalol.
11.
Who won the 2016 China Open Super Series Premier title

A.Carolina Marín
B. Sun Yu
C. Saina Nehwal
D. P.V. Sindhu


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu clinched her maiden Super Series Premier title after edging out Sun Yu of China in the finals of the USD 700,000 China Open badminton tournament .
12.
The World’s first Bollywood theme park opened in which country

A.Dubai
B. Singapore
C.Malaysia
D.Canada


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Bollywood Parks, Dubai has opened with fanfare, fireworks, dance, music and simulator 4D shows based on hit Hindi-language movies.
13.
Who was conferred 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music

A.Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia
B. Pandit Ramchandra
C.Pandit Jasraj
D.Ashish Khokar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Noted flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia (78) was conferred 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music. The prestigious award bestowed upon him by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung at a function held in New Delhi.
14.
The Income Tax department is planning to implement the first phase of ‘Project Insight’ from _______

A.December 2016
B.May 2017
C. January 2018
D.August 2020


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Income Tax department is planning to implement the first phase of ‘Project Insight’ from May 2017 to monitor high value transactions, with a view to curbing the circulation of black money.
15.
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016 was observed on which date

A.4 August
B. 25 June
C. 12 December
D.20 November


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims was observed globally on 20 November 2016 with the theme Vital post-crash actions: Medical Care, Investigation, Justice!.
16.
The Universal Children’s Day was observed on which date

A.12 July
B. 6 September
C. 16 October
D.20 November


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Universal Children’s Day was observed across the globe on 20 November 2016.
17.
The World Toilet Day was observed on which date

A.6 May
B. 7 January
C. 28 April
D.19 November


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Toilet Day was observed on 19 November 2016 with an aim to motivate millions across the world on issues of sanitation.
18.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) signed three Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with the Competent Authority of which country (UK) to reduce tax litigation.

A.Canada
B. China
C. Bangladesh
D.United Kingdom


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) signed three Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with the Competent Authority of United Kingdom (UK) to reduce tax litigation.
19.
The world’s first Genetic Garden of Halophytes (naturally occurring salt-tolerant plants) was inaugurated in which of the following state

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The world’s first Genetic Garden of Halophytes (naturally occurring salt-tolerant plants) was inaugurated at the coastal town of Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu. The first of its kind garden in the world was inaugurated by Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib Fakim through video-conferencing.

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