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Questions:

1.
Which nations have achieved a century of Gold medals at a single Paralympics 2016

A.China
B. US
C. Japan
D. Russia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
China became only the third country to win more than 100 gold medals at a single edition of the Paralympic Games 2016.
2.
What is the name of advanced surface-to-air missile,that was successfully launched by India's Odisha coast

A.Akash
B. Maitri
C. Trishul
D. Barak-8


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India has successfully test-fired the most advanced surface-to-air missile 'Barak-8' off the Odisha coast on 20 September 2016. The long-range nuclear capable ballistic missile, developed jointly with Israel, was launched from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district.
3.
Which of the following political party won the Russian parliamentary election by securing 343 seats of the total 450 in Duma

A.Communist Party of the Russian Federation
B.United Russia party
C.Political party LDPR
D. Patriots of Russia


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party won the Russian parliamentary election by securing 343 seats of the total 450 in Duma on 19 September 2016, the lower house of Parliament. This win, paves the way for Putin to run for a fourth term as President.
4.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has tied up with which financial services firm for three years

A.Janalakshmi Financial Services
B. L & T Finance Limited
C. ICICI Group
D. Birla Global Finance Limited


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has tied up with financial services firm Janalakshmi Financial Services (Jana) as an associate sponsor on 15 September 2016.
5.
Who has been appointed as the Executive Director of Canara Bank

A.Rakesh Sharma
B.Harideesh Kumar B
C. Suchindra Misra
D. P V Bharathi


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
P V Bharathi, General Manager, Canara Bank, has been elevated as Executive Director with effect from September 15.
6.
Which of the following stock exchange has tied up with Twitter, which will give its investors live status, opening and closing figures of the market and stock prices.

A. New York Stock Exchange
B.Bombay Stock Exchange
C. National Stock Exchange
D. London Stock Exchange


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Bombay Stock Exchange has tied up with Twitter, which will give its investors live status, opening and closing figures of the market and stock prices.
7.
Which of the following bank has recently issued commercial papers (CPs) worth Rs 700 crore .

A.Citi Bank
B. Yes bank
C. DCB Bank
D. IDFC Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Infrastructure lender IDFC Ltd has issued commercial papers (CPs) worth Rs 700 crore .
8.
Which state government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Goa government to help the latter in information technology (IT) development.

A.Karnataka
B. Maharashtra
C.Andhra Pradesh
D.Telangana


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Telangana government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Goa government to help the latter in information technology (IT) development.
9.
Which of the following Nobel laureate won the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

A.Barack Obama
B. Aung San Suu Kyi
C. Svetlana Alexievich
D.Alice Munro


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Harvard Foundation named Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony, while students from the Harvard Islamic Society stood outside to protest what they consider her silence toward the country’s persecuted Muslim minority.
10.
Scientists from MIT,have developed a novel spectroscopic technique to find signs of present or former extraterrestrial life of which planet

A.Uranus
B. Neptune
C. Jupiter
D. Mars


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) US have developed a novel spectroscopic technique to find signs of present or former extraterrestrial life on the Mars.
11.
Invasive species of Giant African Land Snail (GALS) was sighted near which place

A.Punjab Agricultural University
B.Goa University
C. IIT Mumbai
D.Dharwad Agricultural University


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Invasive species of Giant African Land Snail (GALS) was sighted near Goa University campus at Taleigao plateau.
12.
Which of the following company under the Ministry of Defence,that was conferred with the prestigious membership of the Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) under the category Full Member with voting rights.

A.BEL
B. ECIL
C. TATA
D. HAL


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) was has conferred with the prestigious membership of the Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) under the category Full Member with voting rights on 16 September 2016.
13.
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards saw which actress take her fifth consecutive Emmy in lead comedy actress category

A.Julia Louis-Dreyfus
B. Beth Childs
C. Rachel Duncan
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was announced at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, U.S on 18 September 2016.
14.
The Cauvery Supervisory Committee has directed Karnataka to release what amount of water per day to Tamil Nadu.

A.1000 cusecs
B. 2000 cusecs
C. 3000 cusecs
D. 4000 cusecs


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Cauvery Supervisory Committee headed by Shashi Shekhar directed Karnataka to release 3000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu on 19 September 2016. As per the committee’s direction, Karnataka will have to release 3000 cusecs water per day from 21 to 30 September 2016 to Tamil Nadu.
15.
Name the festival of Ladakh,that also called as the Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas.

A.Sprow Festival
B.Karow Festival
C. Maestro Festival
D.Naropa Festival


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
A once-in-12-years festival of Buddhist spirituality, culture and tradition began on 16 September 2016 at the Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage in Ladakh region of India. The festival will conclude on 22 September 2016.Hundreds of thousands of monks, devotees and tourists have reached Ladakh for the Naropa Festival, which is also called as the Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas.
16.
Which of the following declaration was adopted by World Leaders at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA) first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September 2016.

A.Universal Declaration of Human Rights
B. Lima Declaration on Alternative Development
C. New York Declaration
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The World Leaders has adopted the New York Declaration at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA) first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September 2016.
17.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announced which new 22nd district of the state

A.Mahendragarh
B. Karnal
C.Palwal
D. Charkhi Dadri


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced Charkhi Dadri as the 22nd district of the state on 18 September 2016.
18.
Who has assumed charge as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Command.

A.Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi
B. Lt Gen Surinder Singh
C. Lt Gen DS Hooda
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Lt Gen Surinder Singh today took over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command. He also met the senior staff at the Headquarters and took stock of the situation.
19.
Indian Railways has launched __________ to facilitate access to wheelchairs, battery operated cars and porter services on 19 September 2016.

A.Yatri Sewa
B. Yatri Mitra Sewa
C.Sewa Nivaran
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian Railways has launched Yatri Mitra Sewa to facilitate access to wheelchairs, battery operated cars and porter services on 19 September 2016. The service was launched to make rail travel comfortable for elderly, differently-abled and ailing travelers.
20.
Who has resigned as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jubilant FoodWorks Limited on 19 September 2016

A. Hari S Bhartia
B. Ramni Nirula
C. Ajay Kaul
D.Vishal Marwaha


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Ajay Kaul has resigned as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jubilant FoodWorks Limited on 19 September 2016. However, Kaul will continue in his current role till March 2017.

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