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Questions:

1.
Which of the following state became the second state to achieve 100% electrification

A.Tamil Nadu
B.Gujarat
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh has become the second state in the country after Gujarat to achieve 100 per cent electrification of households.JM Financials published the report based on a national -level survey on electrification in various states.
2.
International Day of Democracy was observed on which date

A.November 7
B. April 19
C. January 26
D. September 15


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
International Day of Democracy was observed with theme Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The day provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world on 15 September 2016.
3.
Gionee has signed an MoU with which state government to set up its phone manufacturing hub with an initial investment of Rs 500 crore

A.Madhya Pradesh
B. Telangana
C. Odisha
D.Haryana


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Gionee mobile phones would now be manufactured in Haryana as the company has signed an MoU with the state government to set up its phone manufacturing hub with an initial investment of Rs 500 crore which, later on, would be increased to Rs 1,500 crore.
4.
Realty player Wadhwa Group has tied-up with which e-commerce platform

A.Flipkart
B. Amazon
C. Paytm
D. Snapdeal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Realty player Wadhwa Group has tied-up with e-commerce platform Sanpdeal to make its properties accessible to customers online.
5.
Which of the following Spiritual leader won will be honoured with a humanitarian award by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity, interfaith relations and tolerance among people.

A.Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa
B. Sathya Sai Baba
C. Dadi Janki
D. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be honoured with a humanitarian award by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity, interfaith relations and tolerance among people.
6.
Who will be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival's FON (Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award 2016

A.B. M. Suhara
B. Priya A. S.
C. Shahina EK
D. Meghna Pant


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Writer Meghna Pant will be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival's FON (Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature writing in October for her short story "People of the Sun."
7.
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and All India Football Federation (AIFF) have jointly launched an online portal for its GSP .What does stands for GSP

A.Global System Programme
B. Global Source Programme
C.Global Scouting Programme
D.Global Sports Programme


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and All India Football Federation (AIFF) have jointly launched an online portal for its Global Scouting Programme (GSP).
8.
According to the most powerful women based outside the US by Fortune ,what is the rank of SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya

A.1st
B. 2nd
C.3rd
D. 4th


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Fortune has released list of most powerful women based outside the US on 13 September 2016. The list was topped by Banco Santander's Ana Botin. The 2016 list spans 19 countries and is comprised of 16% new names.Indian’s in the list include top women bankers, namely SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya (2nd rank).
9.
What is the theme of International Day of Democracy 2016

A.Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
B.Strengthening Voices for Democracy
C.Engaging youth on democracy
D.Space for Civil Society


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Day of Democracy was observed with theme Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The day provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world on 15 September 2016.
10.
Which of the following has the top ranked in most powerful women based outside the US by Fortune

A.Arundhati Bhattacharya
B. Isabelle Kocher
C.Ana Botin
D.Chua Sock Koong


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Fortune has released list of most powerful women based outside the US on 13 September 2016. The list was topped by Banco Santander's Ana Botin. The 2016 list spans 19 countries and is comprised of 16% new names.
11.
National Hindi Diwas to promote which Indian Language

A.English
B. Sankranti
C.Hindi
D. Tamil


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
National Hindi Divas (Hindi Day) was observed across India on 14 September 2016. The day was observed to promote the Matra Bhasha – the mother tongue of India and show its importance as a language in the country and the world at large.
12.
Indian para-athlete Devendra Jhajharia recently won gold medal in which of the following events of Rio Paralympics

A.Racing
B. Javelin Throw
C. Shot put
D.Cycling


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games.
13.
Who won the Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament 2016

A.India Red
B. India Green
C. India Yellow
D. India Blue


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Gautam Gambhir-led India Blue won the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament held in Greater Noida on 14 September 2016.
14.
The 2016 International Buddhist Conclave will be held in which country

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The International Buddhist Conclave is scheduled to be held from October 3 to 5 at Sarnath,India. Around 300 delegates from 70 countries are expected to take part in it. Tour operators and travel agents may also participate.
15.
Which state became the first state to achieve 100% electrification

A.Tamil Nadu
B.Gujarat
C.Madhya Pradesh
D. Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh has become the second state in the country after Gujarat to achieve 100 per cent electrification of households.JM Financials published the report based on a national -level survey on electrification in various states.
16.
With which country has India signed an Extradition Treaty to facilitate exchange of wanted terrorists and criminals recently

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India and Afghanistan has signed an Extradition Treaty to facilitate exchange of wanted terrorists and criminals on 14 September 2016.
17.
Track Asia Cup Cycling event recently commenced in which of the following cities

A. Bengaluru
B. Jaipur
C.New Delhi
D. Mumbai


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Track Asia Cup cycling competition will be hosting by India at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex velodrome in New Delhi.
18.
The third edition of BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet held in which city

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The third edition of BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The three days conference was be inaugurated by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the presence of Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu.
19.
Name the typhoon that became the strongest in 21 years that brought violent winds in Taiwan.

A.Nakri
B. Meranti
C. Haikui
D. Yutu


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Parts of Taiwan came to a standstill as super typhoon Meranti brought the strongest winds in 21 years, while China issued a red alert for waves as the storm bore down on the mainland.
20.
National Hindi Diwas was observed on which date

A.23 November
B. 10 April
C. 15 January
D. 14 September


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
National Hindi Divas (Hindi Day) was observed across India on 14 September 2016. The day was observed to promote the Matra Bhasha – the mother tongue of India and show its importance as a language in the country and the world at large.
21.
Who of the following headed the Task force that submitted its report on a road map for elimination of poverty to the Prime Minister's Office

A.Arvind Panagariya
B. Bibek Debroy
C.Rahul Mukerjee
D. Amitabh Kant


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and suggested setting up of a committee to identify people below the poverty line (BPL).
22.
Who won the bronze medal at World Martial Arts Masterships 2016

A.Rishmita
B. Sushmita Rai
C.Deepa Mehta
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Sikkim’s Sushmita Rai in the second week of September 2016 won a bronze medal at the recently concluded World Martial Arts Masterships 2016, which was held at Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do of South Korea.
23.
Who won the MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2016

A.Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu
B. Indian Railways Team
C. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Team
D.Food Corporation of India


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian Railways Men Hockey Team won the MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2016 in Chennai on 11 September 2016. It is for the first time that Indian Railways clinched the title.
24.
Which of the following countries has agreed to properly manage their differences over territorial disputes in the South China Sea and safeguard stability

A.China and Vietnam
B.China and India
C.China and Bangladesh
D.China and Afghanistan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
China and Vietnam agreed to properly manage their differences over territorial disputes in the South China Sea and safeguard stability on 13 September 2016.
25.
Which of the following Indian American has won the 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize

A.Kiran Desai
B. Siddhartha Mukherjee
C. Ramesh Raskar
D.Bobby Jindal


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Indian American Ramesh Raskar won the 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize on 13 September 2016.

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