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Questions:

1.
Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Stairs School Football League (SSFL)

A.Sunil Chhetri
B.Sanath Jayasuriya
C.Virat Kohli
D.Doctor Khumalo


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Former Sri Lankan cricket skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was named brand ambassador of the third edition of the STAIRS School Football League (SSFL), starting here from October 19.
2.
Europe's third-biggest oil company BP Plc has granted licence to set up 3,500 petrol pumps in which of the following country

A.Canada
B.Bangladesh
C. Sri Lanka
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Government has formally granted a licence to BP Plc, Europe's third-biggest oil company, to set up 3,500 petrol pumps in India, making it the 10th company to enter the lucrative fuel retailing sector.
3.
Which of the following Indian train has received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards

A.Bangalore Express
B. Bhopal Shatabdi
C.Maharajas Express
D.Deccan Express


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Maharajas' Express, the world's most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Marbella in Spain.
4.
Which of the following Indian pharmaceutical company has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa's first biosimilars manufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million.

A.Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
B. Aurobindo Pharma
C. Cadila Healthcare
D. Cipla


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian pharmaceutical major Cipla has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa's first biosimilars manufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million.
5.
Who won the APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award for suggesting an idea for a software to instantaneously register a vote given through an electronic voting machine with the authorities.

A.Roshan Sori
B. Rahul Singh
C.Ankith Agarwal
D.Sushanth


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A 13-year-old boy , Roshan Sori from a Maoist violence-affected district of Chhattisgarh has won the prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award for suggesting an idea for a software to instantaneously register a vote given through an electronic voting machine with the authorities.
6.
How many countries to participate in Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System military exercises scheduled to begin in Lahore from October 18.

A.16
B. 23
C. 10
D. 29


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Sixteen countries are slated to participate in Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System military exercises scheduled to begin in Lahore from October 18.
7.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched national SC/ST (Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes) hub in which city

A.Shillong
B.Chandigarh
C. Ludhiana
D.Patna


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
For the welfare of SC/ST entrepreneurs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 18 October 2016 launched national SC/ST (Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes) hub in Ludhiana. He also launched the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
8.
Recently,Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched which scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

A.Zero Defect
B.Zero Affect
C.Zero Detect
D. Zero Super


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
For the welfare of SC/ST entrepreneurs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 18 October 2016 launched national SC/ST (Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes) hub in Ludhiana. He also launched the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
9.
Who has been elected as the new President of the North Zone of Urology Society of India (NZUSI)

A.Rajendar Singh
B.Naresh Kumar
C. S P Yadav
D.Mitra Singh


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
S P Yadav was elected the new President of the North Zone of Urology Society of India (NZUSI) on 18 October 2016. His tenure would begin from October 2017 for a period of one year.
10.
Which of the following bollywood actress was honoured with ET Panache's 'Trendsetter Awards 2016'.

A.Priyanka Chopra
B. Katrina Kaif
C. Sonam Kapoor
D.Aishwarya Rai


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Sonam Kapoor was honoured with ET Panache's 'Trendsetter Awards 2016'.
11.
Kigali Agreement that was reached by more than 170 countries in October seeks to amend a agreement/protocol. Name it.

A.Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
B. Montreal Protocol
C. Paris Agreement
D. Kyoto Protocol


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
A historic global climate deal was reached in Kigali, Rwanda at the Twenty-Eighth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28). The so called Kigali Amendment which amends the 1987 Montreal Protocol aims to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a family of potent greenhouse gases by the late 2040s.
12.
Who has been appointed as part of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) powerful Finance and Commercial Affairs committee

A.Ajay Shirke
B. Amitabh Choudhary
C.Anirudh Chaudhry
D.Anurag Thakur


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur is now officially a part of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) powerful Finance and Commercial Affairs committee after completion of the global cricket body's board meeting in Cape Town.
13.
Recently,Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated three hydro-electric projects in which of the following state

A.Himachal Pradesh
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Karnataka
D. Punjab


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydro-electric projects (HEPs) with a generating capacity of 1,732 MW in Himachal Pradesh. All the three power projects are equipped with generating equipment supplied and commissioned by state owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).
14.
Who was appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission.

A.Sania Mirza
B.Saina Nehwal
C. PV Sindhu
D.Abhinav Bindra


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission. Saina received a letter to the effect from the IOC President Thomas Bach on 17 October 2016.
15.
Which of the following automobile manufacturing company has unveiled India's first indigenous electric bus

A.Toyota
B. Tata Motors
C. Audi
D.Ashok Leyland Ltd


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ashok Leyland Ltd has unveiled its Circuit Series electric bus. They are India’s first such indigenously made vehicle on 17 October 2016.
16.
India completed its nuclear triad by inducting which of the following submarine into service

A.INS Arihant
B. INS Chakra
C. INS Sindhughosh
D.INS Kiev


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India has completed its nuclear triad by inducting country's first indigenously-constructed nuclear submarine INS Arihant into service.
17.
Who will be honoured with Chaplin Award by Film Society of Lincoln Center

A.Giancarlo Giannini
B. Francis Ford Coppola
C.Franco Nero
D.Robert De Niro


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Film Society of Lincoln Center in the second week of October 2016 announced Robert De Niro as the recipient of the 44th Chaplin Award.

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