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Questions:

1.
The sixth BRICS meeting on Agriculture and Agrarian Development held in which country

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India host the sixth Brics meeting on Agriculture and Agrarian Development from September 22, and deliberate on priority areas of cooperation between the five countries of the bloc.
2.
Which state government has issued orders to set up 'Amma Free Wi-Fi' zones in 50 places across the state .

A.Tamil Nadu
B. West Bengal
C. New Delhi
D. Kerala


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Tamil Nadu government has issued orders to set up 'Amma Free Wi-Fi' zones in 50 places across the state .
3.
According to the sixth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index,which of the following Indian city named among the top 100 destination cities globally

A.Ranchi
B. Ahmedabad
C. Jaipur
D. Chennai


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Five Indian cities have been named among the top 100 destination cities globally, with Mumbai and Chennai registering at least 1 million overnight visitors in 2016.
4.
Which state becomes the first state to adopt Centre's Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB).

A.Odisha
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Gujarat
D. Rajasthan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Rajasthan becomes the first state to adopt Centre's Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB). Almost 5 lakh conventional streetlights have been replaced with LED streetlights across the state.
5.
Chandigarh Administration and which country Development Agency (AFD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on Chandigarh Smart City Project and 'Technical Cooperation' in the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility.

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Chandigarh Administration and French Development Agency (AFD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on Chandigarh Smart City Project and 'Technical Cooperation' in the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility.
6.
Who has been appointed as the Additional Secretary of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council.

A.Ashok Lavasa
B. Yudhvir Singh Malik
C. Sudeep Singh Dhillon
D. Arun Goyal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Senior IAS officer Arun Goyal has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council.
7.
Which of following rocket is carried eight satellites in two different orbits in a single mission,that has successfully launched by ISRO

A.PSLV d3
B.PSLV C35
C. PSLV E18
D. PSLV C29


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched eight satellites in two different orbits in a single mission on 26 September 2016. These satellites were launched with the PSLV C35 from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta.
8.
Which of the following India's pharmaceutical company has signed deal with ICGEB to develop India’s first dengue vaccine

A.Lupin Ltd
B. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
C. Sun Pharma
D.Cipla


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India’s largest pharmaceutical company Sun Pharma has signed deal with International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) for clinical development Cissampelos pariera (Cipa), India’s first vaccine (drug) for the treatment of dengue.
9.
The second meeting of the High Level Group of Eminent Experts to strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism was held in which city

A.Kathmandu
B.New Delhi
C. Islamabad
D. Moscow


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The second meeting of the High Level Group of Eminent Experts to strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism was held in New Delhi.
10.
The first military exercise 'Druzhba-2016' has started between Russia and which of the following country

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The first military exercise between Russia and Pakistan named Druzhba-2016 (Friendship-2016) has kicked off in Pakistan.
11.
Who became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test .

A.Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
B. Mohit Sharma
C.Ravichandran Ashwin
D.Harbhajan Singh


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test on 25 September 2016.
12.
Which of the following Indian sports personality has bagged the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title on 24 September 2016.

A.Mohammad Al-Sarraj
B. Tushar Shahani
C. Velavan Senthilkumar
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India's Velavan Senthilkumar has bagged the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title on 24 September 2016. In the final clash played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he defetaed Jordan's Mohammad Al-Sarraj 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.
13.
Who won the women’s doubles title at Toray Pan Pacific Open trophy 2016

A.Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova
B. Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal
C.Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India's Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova has lifted the women’s doubles title in the Toray Pan Pacific Open trophy in Tokyo on 24 September 2016. In the final clash, the Indo-Czech pair defeated the unseeded Chinese pair of Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang 6-1, 6-1.
14.
The 12th edition of Asia’s oldest and world’s 3rd toughest mountain biking (MTB) race held in which city

A.Jammu
B. Shimla
C.Dispur
D.Itanagar


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The 12th edition of Asia’s oldest and world’s 3rd toughest mountain biking (MTB) race kicked off on 24 September 2016 from historic Ridge Maidan of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh.
15.
Which country president has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia on 23 September 2016.

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia on 23 September 2016. Earlier, the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) was passed by both the chambers of the Republican controlled Congress.
16.
Which of the following bank has entered into corporate agency agreements with Cigna TTK Company Ltd, and Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd for providing health and general insurance respectively

A.HDFC Bank
B. IDBI Bank
C.DCB Bank
D.Andhra Bank


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Andhra Bank has entered into corporate agency agreements with Cigna TTK Company Ltd, and Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd for providing health and general insurance respectively, to its customers.
17.
Who will be the new Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

A.D Sen
B.Verghese Cherian
C. A P Sawhney
D. Sanjiv Singh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Sanjiv Singh will be the new Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, the nation’s largest company.
18.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is going to launch _____________ for improved family planning services in 145 High Focus districts in seven states.

A.Bachat Lamp Yojana
B. Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme
C.Mission Parivar Vikas
D. Integrated Child Development Services


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is going to launch Mission Parivar Vikas for improved family planning services in 145 High Focus districts in seven states.
19.
The first meeting of Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council has decided to exempt businesses with annual turnover below ____________ out of the GST net.

A.Rs.10 lakh
B. Rs.20 lakh
C. Rs.30 lakh
D. Rs.50 lakh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The first meeting of Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council has decided to exempt businesses with annual turnover below Rs.20 lakh out of the GST net.
20.
Name the military exercise,that has conducted by India and Russia recently

A.RusIn-2016
B. Druzhba-2016
C. Indra-2016
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The eighth edition of joint military exercise ‘Indra-2016’ between India and Russia has begun in Russian city of Vladivostok.
21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitution of two committees for the commemoration of which personality birth centenary

A.Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C.Shaheed Bhagat Singh
D.Vinobha Bhave


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitution of two committees for the commemoration of the birth centenary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on 23 September 2016.
22.
Which of the following company has landed a $99.7-million contract from Vietnam Border Guard to design, construct and supply high-speed patrol vessels.

A.Ambuja Cements Limited
B.Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
C.GMR Enterprises
D.Nilkanth Engineering Ltd.


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has landed a $99.7-million contract from Vietnam Border Guard to design, construct and supply high-speed patrol vessels.
23.
The Childhood cancer awareness exhibition held in which place

A.India Gate
B. AIIMS Delhi
C. Taj Mahal
D.Mysore Palace


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A first-of-its-kind exhibition on childhood cancer awareness will be held at the iconic Taj Mahal here from September 25 to 27.

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