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Questions:

1.
Which of the following state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology for skill development of local people.

A.Assam
B. Tripura
C. Sikkim
D. Arunachal Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Arunachal Pradesh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, for skill development of local people.
2.
Which of the following countries has signed three agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption Return

A.India and Malaysia
B. India and Singapore
C. India and Switzerland
D.India and Dubai


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Home Minister proposed training facilities for Indian Police Officers in Switzerland Police Academies/other Training Institutes in the fields of Anti-Hijacking and Cyber Forensic etc. Shri Rajnath Singh said India looks forward for cooperation with Switzerland on the issue of exchange of tax information since the black money issue is the main corruption issue which needs to be tackled.
3.
RBI has issued separate operating guidelines for which bank view to focus on financial inclusion.

A.Universal Bank
B.Payments Banks
C. Small Finance Bank
D.NABARD


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified entities that have been granted a payments bank (PB) licence will need to take specific approval for products they would be offering to customers. In this regard, RBI has issued separate operating guidelines for payments banks in view to focus on financial inclusion.
4.
India has reacted sharply to the extension of the “technical hold” on banning Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar by which committee

A.UN 1267 Sanctions Committee
B. UN 1345 Sanctions Committee
C.UN 2345 Sanctions Committee
D. UN 3421 Sanctions Committee


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India has reacted sharply to the extension of the “technical hold” on banning Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar by the United Nations 1267 Sanctions Committee.
5.
Which of the following city is not a part of HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities.

A.Varanasi
B.Amritsar
C.Dwaraka
D.Amravati


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved projects worth Rs.114 crore under HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities. These five cities are : Varnasi (Uttar Pradesh), Amritsar (Punjab), Dwaraka (Gujarat), Puri (Odisha) and Warangal (Telangana).
6.
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved what amount under HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities.

A.Rs.110 crore
B.Rs.105 crore
C.Rs.200 crore
D.Rs.114 crore


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved projects worth Rs.114 crore under HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities.
7.
Who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

A.White Helmets
B. Jeanne Nacatche Banyere
C. Juan Manuel Santos
D. Svetlana Gannushkina


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that took away the lives of at least 220000 Colombians and displaced nearly six million people.
8.
Name the cyclone that affected Haiti recently

A.Hermine
B. Matthew
C.Nicole
D. Earl


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Hurricane Matthew after claiming lives of at least 300 people in the Caribbean nation Haiti lashed Florida with winds of 125 mph on 7 October 2016.
9.
All ASI protected historical monuments declared polythene-free zones.What does stands for ASI

A.Acknowledgement System of India
B.Archaeological Survey of India
C.Art Survey of India
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
All Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected historical monuments and archaeological sites have declared polythene-free zones.
10.
Which of the following state Government has allocated 40.68 hectare land to Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to build LIGO India Project

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Maharashtra Government has allocated 40.68 hectare land to Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to build LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory) India Project at Dudhala village in Hingoli district.
11.
India is seeking greater market access for the domestic pharmaceuticals sector in which of the following country

A.France
B. US
C. Spain
D.Japan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India is seeking greater market access for the domestic pharmaceuticals sector in the Japanese market as India’s share in the Japanese drug market continued to be below par.
12.
Which country will host the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 3 to 5

A.Japan
B. Indonesia
C. Armenia
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India is hosting the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 3 to 5, 2016 in New Delhi. This will be second time India hosting AMCDRR.
13.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Indo-Pak border will be completely sealed by

A.December 2018
B. January 2020
C. August 2019
D. May 2017


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Indo-Pak border will be completely sealed by December 2018. The action was taken amid the rising tensions between the two nations mainly after the army strike on militant bases in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
14.
Name the Manipur-based theatre legend ,who has passed away on 6 October 2016

A.Yusuf Arakkal
B. Harsh Vardhan
C. Heisnam Kanhailal
D.Pran Kurup


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Manipur-based theatre legend Heisnam Kanhailal passed away on 6 October 2016 following a brief illness in Imphal. He was 75.Kanhailal had contributed to the field of experimental theatre for more than 40 years.
15.
Which of the following Indira Gandhi International Airport terminal has achieved Platinum rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)

A.Terminal 1
B. Terminal 2
C. Terminal 3
D.Terminal 4


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) announced that the Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) achieved Platinum rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) on 6 October 2016.
16.
IMF in its 2016 October World Economic Outlook (WEO) projected the India’s growth in 2016 at

A.6.9 percent
B.7.3 percent
C. 7.6 percent
D. 8.3 percent


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The International Monetary Fund has released World Economic Outlook (WEO) October 2016. India’s gross domestic product is projected to expand 7.6 percent in 2016 and 2017.
17.
The International Monetary Fund has released World Economic Outlook (WEO) October 2016.What per cent in global growth rate in 2016

A.2.8 per cent
B.2.8 per cent
C. 4.3 per cent
D. 3.1 per cent


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The International Monetary Fund has released World Economic Outlook (WEO) October 2016. The report projects global growth at 3.1 per cent in 2016, with slight increase to 3.4 percent in 2017.
18.
Who was conferred the prestigious 2016 Sustainable Development Leadership Award

A.Pema Khandu
B. Okram Ibobi Singh
C.Pawan Chamling
D.Sarbananda Sonowal


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Pawan Chamling, the Chief Minister of Sikkim, on 6 October 2016 was conferred the prestigious 2016 Sustainable Development Leadership Award.
19.
RBI has issued what are the operating guidelines for payments banks in view to focus on financial inclusion.

A.Employee of Payment Bank should be available for sufficient duration at a fixed location to attend customers.
B.They must at least have 25% of access points in un-banked rural areas.
C.The main mandate of Payment Banks is to offer remittance services.
D.All of these


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
RBI has issued separate operating guidelines for payments banks in view to focus on financial inclusion.Employee of Payment Bank should be available for sufficient duration at a fixed location to attend customers. They must at least have 25% of access points in un-banked rural areas. The main mandate of Payment Banks is to offer remittance services.

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