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Questions:

1.
Which of the following state government has objected to Genetically-Modified (GM) mustard being considered for commercial cultivation in India.

A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Maharashtra
C. Goa
D.Kerala


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Kerala government has objected to Genetically-Modified (GM) mustard being considered for commercial cultivation in India.
2.
Recently,the two-day North East Connectivity Summit 2016 held in which city

A.Raipur
B. Bhubaneshwar
C. Imphal
D.Agartala


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The North East Connectivity Summit 2016 in Agartala also features a special Pre Summit Conclave on 21st September, 2016 which will mobilize industry and government and catalyze investment promotion in the state through policy debate, B2B and G2B meets and focused sessions on development and investments.
3.
Adani Group has dedicated to the nation the world's largest 648-mw solar power plant in which of the following state

A.Madhya Pradesh
B. Rajasthan
C. Odisha
D. Tamil Nadu


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Adani Green Energy, part of the Adani Group, has dedicated to the nation the world's largest 648-mw solar power plant in Tamil Nadu entailing an investment of Rs 4,550 crore.
4.
Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India recently

A.Usha Sangwan
B. Vijay Kumar Sharma
C. V K Sharma
D.Alice G. Vaidyan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
State-run life insurance behemoth LIC said managing director V K Sharma has taken additional charge as chairman, replacing S K Roy who was relieved of his duties. Roy resigned in June, nearly two years ahead of his retirement.
5.
Who has assumed charge as the executive director of Syndicate Bank recently

A.R Ravi
B. Rudra Narayan Kar
C. Ravi Shanker Pandey
D.SS Mallikarjuna Rao


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
SS Mallikarjuna Rao has taken charge as executive director of Syndicate Bank. Prior to joining the bank, Rao was General Manager and CFO of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), looking after alternate delivery channels, marketing and publicity.
6.
What amount approved for nine highway projects by the central government

A.Rs 6,456.89 crore.
B. Rs 2,600.31 crore.
C. Rs 1,456.78 crore.
D. Rs 9,890.23 crore.


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The central government has approved nine highway projects at a cost of Rs 2,600.31 crore.
7.
Which country became the first country to achieve a century of gold medals at a single Paralympics

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The United States and Britain are the only other nations to achieve a century of gold medals at a single Paralympics. Both did so at the 1984 Games in New York, when the US claimed 136 victories and Britain 107.
8.
Who has been appointed for Messenger app by Facebook

A.Sheryl Sandberg
B. Marc Andreessen
C. Peter Thiel J.D.
D.Anand Chandrasekaran


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Social networking giant Facebook has appointed former chief product officer at Snapdeal and Bharti Airtel, Anand Chandrasekaran for its Messenger platform.
9.
Which of the following organisation has approved $631 million loan for building India’s first coastal industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam (Vizag) and Chennai.

A.Reserve Bank
B.World Bank
C.Asian Development Bank
D. Bank of America


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $631 million loan for building India’s first coastal industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam (Vizag) and Chennai.
10.
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) between ____________ and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) between Chennai (mainland India) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
11.
The International Day of Peace was established in which year

A.1945
B. 1929
C. 1960
D. 1981


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.
12.
Who was re-elected as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary

A.Shashank Manohar
B. Ajay Shirke
C. MSK Prasad
D.Anurag Thakur


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Ajay Shirke was re-elected unopposed as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary.
13.
Who has been appointed as the World Bank's Country Director for India

A.S. B. Nayar
B.Sanjeev Kaushik
C. Yudhvir Singh Malik
D.Junaid Ahmad


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Junaid Ahmad has become the World Bank's Country Director for India, replacing Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term based out of the national capital.
14.
How many countries are signed a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections or Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) or superbugs.

A.193
B. 169
C. 156
D.97


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 193 countries of the United Nations (UN) have signed a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections or Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) or superbugs.
15.
What amount allocated for Ken-Betwa project by National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) recently

A.10000 crore
B. 20000 crore
C. 30000 crore
D. 40000 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has approved 10000 crore rupees Ken-Betwa project on 20 September 2016, India’s first inter-State river interlinking project.
16.
What is the theme for International Day of Peace 2016

A.The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace
B.Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All
C.Right of Peoples to Peace
D.Peace Day Comedy program


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2016. The 2016 theme for the day is The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.
17.
Which of the following has not selected for third list of Smart city among 27 cities.

A.Vadodara
B. Tirupati
C.Nagpur
D.Salem


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Salem is not selected for third list of Smart city among 27 cities by Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu released
18.
Which of the following city has selected for third list of Smart Cities released by Union Urban Development Ministry

A.Vellore
B. Mangalore
C. Kota
D. All of these


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mangalore,Vellore , Kota and other 24 cities elected for third list of Smart Cities released by Union Urban Development Ministry
19.
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has released the third list of 27 smart cities announced are from how many states

A.15
B. 20
C. 7
D.12


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on 20 September 2016 released the third list of Smart Cities that will get funding for initiating urban reforms. The list includes names of 27 new cities.
20.
Which of the following Transportation app has tied-up with Yatra.Com for Cab Booking Interface Integration.

A.Uber
B. Ola
C. Sidecar
D.Your City


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Transportation app Ola has tied-up with Yatra.Com for Cab Booking Interface Integration. It has integrated its application interface on Yatra.com on 20 September 2016.
21.
International Day of Peace was observed on which date

A.21 September
B. 8 November
C.12 August
D. 24 December


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2016. The 2016 theme for the day is The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.

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