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Questions:

1.
According to the New World Wealth Which of the following city is the top rank in wealthiest cities in the world

A.Paris
B. London
C. New York
D. Washington


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India's financial hub Mumbai has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth held, while London topped the list.
2.
Which of the following Indian city has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth.

A.Mumbai
B.New Delhi
C.Banglore
D.Chennai


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India's financial hub Mumbai has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth held, while London topped the list.
3.
Who is the author of book the book ‘Driven: The Virat Kohli Story’

A.Virat Kohli
B.Vijay Lokapally
C. Boria Majumdar
D.Ajay singh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The book on Cricket Player Virat Kohli titled ‘Driven: The Virat Kohli Story’ authored by senior journalist Vijay Lokapally and published by Bloomsbury India.
4.
Which of the following Mumbai-based photographer won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

A.Rathika Ramasamy
B. Shekar Dattari
C.Sudhir Shivaram
D.Nayan Khanolkar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mumbai-based photographer and conversationalist Nayan Khanolkar has brought home the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award, which is considered "Oscars of wildlife photography".
5.
Which of the following solar company has the first indian company to trade on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

A.Elecssol
B.Vikram Solar
C. Tata Power Solar
D.Azure Power


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Azure Power Global Limited announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 3,409,091 equity shares at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), thereby becoming the first Indian solar company to be listed on NYSE.
6.
Which of the following country Prince was executed in October 2016 for shooting a man, Adel al-Mohaimeed, dead.

A.Saudi Arabia
B. Bahrain
C. Cambodia
D. Belgium


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A Saudi Arabian Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was executed in October 2016 for shooting a man, Adel al-Mohaimeed, dead. He Prince shot the man during a brawl three years ago in the capital Riyadh.
7.
India's second eco-friendly airport comes up in which of the following city

A. Visakhapatnam
B. Vadodara
C. Surat
D.Kochi


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India's second eco-friendly airport in Vadodara is all set to open its doors to passengers.
8.
President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated the ______ Accountants General Conference in New Delhi .

A.17th
B. 1st
C. 30th
D.28th


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 28th Accountants General Conference in New Delhi .
9.
The three-day Air Force Commanders’ Conference held in which city

A.New Delhi
B. Kochi
C. Ahmedabad
D. Visakhapatnam


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The three-day Air Force Commanders’ Conference held at Air force Headquarters, New Delhi.
10.
Which of the following country has warned India that it will take appropriate action if India violates the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) unilaterally.

A.Afghanistan
B. China
C. Pakistan
D. Sri Lanka


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Pakistan has warned India that it will take appropriate action if India violates the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) unilaterally.
11.
Union Government has unveiled the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN .What does stands for UDAN

A.Udai Desh ka Aam naagrik
B.Ude Desh ka Aam naagrik
C. Ujji Desh ka Aam naagrik
D.None of the these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Union Government has unveiled the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam naagrik) on 21 October 2016, which seeks to get more people to fly in the smaller towns. The Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju who launched the scheme in New Delhi said the scheme is expected to be rolled out by January 2017.
12.
Who is the author of book title 'The Adivasi Will Not Dance'

A.Vikram Seth
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C.Rohinton Mistry
D. Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The book titled The Adivasi Will Not Dance, penned by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, was in news in the second week of October 2016.
13.
Recently,which country has signed a 650-million US dollar loan agreement with the World Bank for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-III (EDFC-III) Project

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India has signed a 650-million US dollar loan agreement with the World Bank for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-III (EDFC-III) Project on 21 October 2016. The project will benefit industries of Northern and Eastern India, which rely on railway network for transportation of material inputs and exports.
14.
Protein-enriched rice variety developed by which institution Researcher

A. Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV),Chattisgarh
B.Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri.
C.Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
D.Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University.


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Researchers from Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV),Chattisgarh have developed a protein-enriched rice variety.
15.
India was ranked at what position in the FIFA ranking that was released on 20 October 2016

A.123
B. 150
C. 145
D. 137


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Indian football team has achieved its best FIFA ranking in over six years. The team jumped 11 placed to be 137th in the latest list.
16.
Name the online tool,that can predict whether citizens will vote for Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton in the upcoming US Presidential elections has been developed.

A.VoteEsy
B.SelectPre
C. QuickVote
D. TweetCast


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
An online tool, TweetCast, can predict whether citizens will vote for Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton in the upcoming US Presidential elections has been developed. The tool was developed by researchers of Northwestern University in the US.
17.
Union Government has decided to establish at least one Krishi Vigyan Kendra in each of the districts in country.These Kendra’s will be developed to provide technical assistance to ________________

A.Scientists
B. Teachers
C. Doctors
D. Farmers


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Union Government has decided to establish at least one Krishi Vigyan Kendra in each of the districts in country. These Kendra’s will be developed to provide technical assistance to farmers.
18.
The Police Commemoration Day was observed on which date

A.15 January
B. 3 May
C. 21 October
D. 8 July


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Police Commemoration Day was observed on 21 October 2016 across India. The day commemorates the sacrifices of ten policemen while defending the borders with China in 1959.
19.
Which of the following city has bestowed honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama

A.Rome
B. Turin
C. Naples
D.Milan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Milan city council hasbestowed honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama on 20 October 2016. However, China has strongly opposed another award given to him.
20.
Who has been selected as the new President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)

A.Bill Alford
B.Ernest Z. Bower
C. David Braddock
D.Morinari Watanabe


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Japan's Morinari Watanabe was elected the new President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) on 20 October 2016.

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