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Questions:

1.
Which of the following IT sector has launched its first cybersecurity engagement center (CSEC) in India

A.Apple
B. IBM
C. Google
D.Microsoft


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Microsoft has launched its first cybersecurity engagement center (CSEC) in India in the heart of Delhi, which will help the government and the private sector organisations deal with cyberattacks.
2.
Which state has signed an agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh government has signed an agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets.
3.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a newly built integrated international terminal in which of the following civil airport recently

A.Bhuj Airport
B.Pasighat Airport
C. Silchar Airport
D.Vadodara Airport


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a newly built integrated international terminal at the Vadodara airport, also known as Civil Airport Harni.
4.
Which of the following american telecommunication company has agreed to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion

A.Verizon
B.Fairpoint
C. Frontier Communications
D.AT&T Inc


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The American telecommunications giant AT&T Inc has agreed to buy Time Warner, the home of HBO and CNN, for about $85.4 billion in a 50% cash and 50% stock deal, forming one of the largest telecommunications and media empire in the world.
5.
Recently,what amount has approved for the power transmission projects across the country by PowerGrid

A.Rs 2,584.45 crore
B. Rs 1,184.45 crore
C. Rs 2,174.45 crore
D.Rs 1,140.45 crore


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Power Grid Corp has its board has approved proposals to invest Rs 1,184.45 crore in power transmission projects across the country.
6.
Who won the 2016 United States Grand Prix

A.Nico Rosberg
B.Mario Andretti
C.Lewis Hamilton
D. Anti Rinson


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 United States Grand Prix on 23 October 2016. The race was held at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, United States.
7.
Name the campaign ,that can send their Diwali greetings and messages to the soldiers to boost their morale.

A.Diwali @ Soldiers
B.#Sandesh2Soldiers
C. #happy2Soldiers
D.wishtoSoldiers


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a campaign through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to the soldiers to boost their morale.
8.
Recently ,Aditya Birla Group has pledged an investment of Rs. 20,000 crore in which state

A.Odisha
B.Madhya Pradesh
C.Punjab
D. Chattisgara


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla has pledged an investment of Rs. 20,000 crore for the state in sectors like retail, telecom and cement.
9.
The Essar Group signing a mega $12.9-billion asset sale its oil business in which of the following banks

A.ICICI Bank
B. Axis Bank
C. StanChart
D. All of these


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Within days of Essar Group signing a mega $12.9-billion asset sale in its oil business, three top lenders ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and StanChart have got back an estimated $2.5 billion as part of the first payment for their debt exposure to the Ruias-led conglomerate.
10.
Which of the following team won the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

A.Japan
B. Jordan
C. South Africa
D. North Korea


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
North Korea won the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup on 21 October 2016, after defeating Japan on penalties in the final of the tournament.
11.
The first ever global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement was held in which of the following city

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The first ever global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India was held in New Delhi. The 3-day Conference was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on 21 October 2016.
12.
Which of the following bank has sanctioned loan worth Rs. 19,702 crore to National Water Development Agency (NWDA).

A.RBI
B. SBI
C. ICICI
D.NABARD


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned loan worth Rs. 19,702 crore to National Water Development Agency (NWDA).
13.
The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup held in which place

A.Jalalabad
B. Nabha
C. Ludhiana
D.Ahmedabad


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India has lifted the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup on 22 October 2016. Team India, under the captaincy of Anup Kumar, defeated Iran 38-29 in the final held at the Arena By TransStadia in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
14.
Which of the following team won the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

A.Pakistan
B. Iran
C. Scotland
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India has lifted the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup on 22 October 2016. Team India, under the captaincy of Anup Kumar, defeated Iran 38-29 in the final held at the Arena By TransStadia in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
15.
Recently,the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was recommended imposition of 3050 crore rupees penalty in which of the following telecom operator

A.Bharti Airtel
B. Vodafone
C.Idea Cellular
D.All of these


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was recommended imposition of 3050 crore rupees penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea cellular. The penalty was imposed for allegedly denying interconnectivity to newcomer Reliance Jio.
16.
Which of the following state High Court has dissolved the State Other Backward Classes (OBC) Commission.

A.Rajasthan
B.Madhya Pradesh
C. Karnataka
D.Jharkhand


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Rajasthan High Court in October 2016 order dissolution of the State Other Backward Classes (OBC) Commission. The court said, the commission was constituted without the State Assembly enacting any legislation for it.
17.
The RBI banknote Rs 2,000 have been printed in which of the following places

A.Kolkata
B. Mumbai
C. New Delhi
D.Mysore


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Banknotes of the denomination of ₹2,000 will be in circulation soon.The Reserve Bank of India has very nearly completed preparations for introducing this new high-value currency, sources said.
18.
The Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) has launched CYSVAX, world’s first vaccine to fight against Taenia solium Tapeworms in which animal

A.Pig
B. Dog
C. Horse
D. Monkey


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) has launched CYSVAX, world’s first vaccine to fight against Taenia solium Tapeworms in pigs.
19.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given its consent for using the Decision Review System (DRS) in the forthcoming five-Test series against which of the following cricket team

A.Australia
B. England
C.South Africa
D. New Zealand


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given its consent for using the Decision Review System (DRS) in the forthcoming five-Test series against England in November 2016.
20.
Smooth-coated otter was sighted for the first time in the mangrove forest near the Krishna wildlife sanctuary.This sanctuary located in which state

A.Tamil Nadu
B.Andhra Pradesh
C. Maharashtra
D. Telangana


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Smooth-coated otter was sighted for the first time in the mangrove forest near the Krishna wildlife sanctuary (KWS) in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh.
21.
The Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGSs) ‘Aryaman’ and ‘Atulya’ were commissioned into Indian Coast Guard in which of the following places

A.Visakhapatnam
B. Kochi
C.Ahmedabad
D. Mumbai


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGSs) ‘Aryaman’ and ‘Atulya’ were commissioned into Indian Coast Guard in Kochi, Kerala.

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