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Questions:

1.
Who is the head of high-level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground realities there.

A.S Masood Husain
B. RK Gupta
C.GS Jha
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Centre has constituted a high-level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground realities there.
2.
Who is the author of book "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness"

A.Vikram Seth
B.Abul Fazal
C. Arundhati Roy
D.S.S. Kohli


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
After a long gap of 20 years of her Booker win, Arundhati Roy has announced her next novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness which was prepared to release in June 2017.
3.
Which of the following social media is partnering with Election Commission of India in five states going to polls next year to run a voter registration drive aimed at encouraging youth

A.Twitter
B. Google +
C. LinkedIn
D.Facebook


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, social networking site Facebook is partnering with the Election Commission of India in five states going to polls next year to run a voter registration drive aimed at encouraging youth to participate in the democratic exercise.
4.
Which of the following city is first digital district of India declared by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

A.Nashik
B.Pune
C.Amravati
D.Nagpur


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Sunday declared Nagpur as the first digital district of India.All 29,000 gram panchayats across Maharashtra would be digitally transformed by December 2018.
5.
Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently

A.Atulesh Jindal
B. Rani Singh Nair
C.Sushil Chandra
D.Ajay Singh


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Government hasappointed Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
6.
Which of the following Puducherry lake has declared as Open Defecation Free by Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

A.Bahour Lake
B.Oustery Lake
C. Velrampet lake
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Declaring Velrampet Lake, a major waterbody in Mudaliarpet Assembly segment here, as an open defecation free zone.
7.
Name the communication satellite,that has successfully launched by India in spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana

A.INSAT-2E
B. GSAT-12
C. IRNSS-1D
D.GSAT-18


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India has successfully launched the communication satellite GSAT-18 on 6 October 2016. The satellite was launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana.
8.
Which of the following Tennis player doping ban was reduced from two years to 15 months

A.Venus Williams
B.Kiki Bertens
C.Angelique Kerber
D.Maria Sharapova


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova's doping ban was reduced from two years to 15 months on 4 October 2016. The Court of Arbitration for Sport cut nine months off the suspension imposed on Sharapova, who was tested positive for a banned substance - Meldonium - at the 2016 Australian Open in January 2016.
9.
What is theme for the World Teachers’ Day 2016

A.Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status.
B.Empowering Teachers, building sustainable societies
C.The new generation will be created by teachers
D.Nation building passes through teachers


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The World Teachers’ Day (WTD) 2016 was observed across the world on 5 October 2016. The theme for the World Teachers’ Day 2016 was Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status.
10.
Which of the following country has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with African Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) for capacity building programmes in the field of rural development

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the African Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) for capacity building programmes in the field of rural development on 5 October 2016.
11.
The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of MoU between India and which country in the field of water resources

A.US
B. Australia
C. Oman
D.European Union


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources on 5 October 2016 .
12.
Which of the following personality won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

A.David J Thouless
B. F Duncan M Haldane
C.Jean-Pierre Sauvage
D.J Michael Kosterlitz


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa on 5 October 2016.
13.
The World Teachers’ Day was observed on which date

A.5 September
B. 5 November
C. 5 August
D.5 October


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The World Teachers’ Day (WTD) 2016 was observed across the world on 5 October 2016.
14.
The Union Cabinet recently approved the amendments to which Bill to safeguard the rights of people living with HIV

A.HIV Organ Policy Equity Bill, 2015
B. HIV and AIDS Prevention and Management Bill, 2016
C.HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014
D.HIV Discrimination & Protection Bill, 2015


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has approved the amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 on 5 October 2016. The HIV and AIDS Bill, 2014 was drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with HIV and affected by HIV.
15.
Which of the following country become the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates.

A.France
B.US
C. Argentina
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
France has become the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates.
16.
Name the former ISRO chairman,who was inducted into the 2016 IAF Hall of Fame on 30 September 2016 by the International Aeronautical Federation (IAF).

A.Shailesh Nayak
B. K. Radhakrishnan
C. G. Madhavan Nair
D.U R Rao


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao, popularly known as U. R. Rao, was inducted into the 2016 IAF Hall of Fame on 30 September 2016 by the International Aeronautical Federation (IAF).
17.
Which of the following id card must for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies after November 2016.

A.Voter Id
B. Aadhaar card
C.PAN Card
D. Driving Licence


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies after November 2016.
18.
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched the IBMS.What does stands for IBMS

A.Indian Bridge Management System
B. Information Board Management System
C. Indian Board Management System
D. Indian Bride Management System


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched the Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS). It was launched by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi as a major step towards ensuring safety of bridges in the country.
19.
Who is the author of book "Ashoka in Ancient India"

A.Vishakhadatta
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C. Anurag Mathur
D.Nayanjot Lahiri


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
History writer Nayanjot Lahiri has won the prestigious 2016 John F. Richards Prize for her book Ashoka in Ancient India. The prestigious prize will be bestowed upon her at the American Historical Association (AHA’s) 131st Annual Meeting to be held in Denver, Colorado in January 2017.
20.
RBI in its 4th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 adjusted the Reverse Repo rate by at what percent

A.5.25
B. 6.75
C. 7.55
D.7.35


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 on 4 October 2016. The reverse repo rate under the LAF stands adjusted to 5.75 per cent, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate to 6.75 per cent.
21.
RBI in its 4th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 reduced the Repo rate by what basis point

A.15
B.20
C.25
D.30


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 on 4 October 2016. The key announcement under the policy was the interest cut of 25 basis points.

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