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Questions:

1.
What is theme for World Maritime Day 2016

A.Maritime education and training
B. shipping: indispensable to the world
C.IMO conventions: effective implementation
D. Sustainable development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
World Maritime Day was observed across the world on 29 September 2016. Theme for the day is shipping: indispensable to the world.
2.
Which IT Sector company has signed with Adobe for promote the use of each other's cloud-computing tools among their mutual customers.

A.Apple
B.Google
C. Intel
D.Microsoft


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Tech giants Microsoft and Adobe has announced a major partnership to promote the use of each other's cloud-computing tools among their mutual customers.
3.
Who became the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain at just 26 years old.

A.Hanadi Zakaria al-Hindi
B. Beverly Burns
C.Kate McWilliams
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A British woman Kate McWilliams become the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain at just 26 years old.
4.
Who has been appointed as the new Director General of National Security Guard (NSG)

A.Sudhir Pratap Singh
B. O P Singh
C. Rajendar Singh
D. Ajay Singh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Senior IPS officers Sudhir Pratap Singh has appointed as Directors General of counter-terrorism force National Security Guard (NSG)
5.
Who has been appointed as the new Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

A.Sudhir Pratap Singh
B. O P Singh
C. Rajendar Singh
D. Ajay Singh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
IPS officer O P Singh has appointed as the new Director General of CISF, a paramilitary force tasked to secure vital civil airports, and nuclear and aerospace installations in the country.
6.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which state to provide digital classes

A.Tamil Nadu
B.Kerala
C.Telangana
D. Karnataka


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Telangana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide digital classes across the state through its state channel Mana TV on 28 September 2016.
7.
World Maritime Day was observed on which date

A.1 January
B.23 May
C. 2 October
D. 29 September


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Maritime Day was observed across the world on 29 September 2016. Theme for the day is shipping: indispensable to the world.
8.
Name the Former Australian cricketer,who has passed away on on 28 September 2016

A.Gary Glasberg
B. Sir Etim Inyang
C. Arnold Palmer
D.Max Walker


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Former Australian cricketer Max Walker passed away on 28 September 2016 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was 68.
9.
What is theme of World Rabies Day 2016

A.End Rabies Together
B. Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate.
C.Let’s #EndRabiesTogether.
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
World Rabies Day was observed on 28 September 2016. The theme for World Rabies Day is Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate. The day is annually celebrated to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating the disease.
10.
Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing director (MD) of Bank of Maharashtra recently

A.Ateesh Singh
B. G Sreekumar
C.Sushil Muhnot
D.Ravindra Marathe


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The government has removed Sushil Muhnot as chairman and managing director (MD) of Bank of Maharashtra,Muhnot was to retire on September 30.Ravindra Marathe, has been executive director of Bank of India, has taken charge as CEO and MD of the bank
11.
The Colombian Government and left-wing FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebels have signed a historic agreement in how many year Civil War ending

A.52
B. 100
C. 17
D. 45


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Colombian Government and left-wing FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war. The agreement was signed by President Juan Manuel Santos and rebel leader Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko at the ceremony in Cartagena.
12.
Which of the following country has hold the first High Level Dialogue on Counter-terrorism and Security

A.India and China
B. India and Pakistan
C.US and Afghanistan
D.Russia and Japan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India and China have hold the first High Level Dialogue on Counter-terrorism and Security held in Beijing, capital city of China.
13.
Which of the following country will not take part in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad (Pakistan) to be held in November 2016.

A.Afghanistan
B. Sri Lanka
C. India
D. Bangladesh


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India will not take part in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad (Pakistan) to be held in November 2016.
14.
Name the Moon of Jupiter on which the evidence of possible water plumes was discovered by astronomers of NASA.

A. Lysithea
B. Europa
C. Ganymede
D.Callisto


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The latest finding has given scientists fresh hope that a robotic spacecraft could one day fly past these potential plumes and learn about their contents without having to drill miles deep into the moon's icy shell.
15.
Name the Former Israeli Prime Minister ,who has passed away on on 28 September 2016

A.Ariel Sharon
B. Shimon Peres
C. Yitzhak Shamir
D. Menachem Begin


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres passed away on 28 September 2016 at Ramat Gan, Israel. He was 93.
16.
Which of the following symbol is not included for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

A.Banyan tree
B. Indian Ocean
C.Peacock
D.Starburst


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 unveiled the Official Emblem for the event on 27 September 2016. Peacock is not included for Emblem of FIFA U-17 World Cup India
17.
Who will be honoured with the 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Government

A.Sudhir Phadke
B.Ashutosh Phatak
C.Uttam Singh
D.Shalmali Kholgade


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Veteran music director and violinist Uttam Singh was named for the 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Government on 27 September 2016.
18.
Who has been appointed as the first US ambassador to Cuba in 55 years

A.P. Michael McKinley
B. Scot Marciel
C.Jeffrey DeLaurentis
D.Geoffrey Pyatt


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The United States has appointed its first Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to Cuba in 55 on 27 September 2016. The two countries broke off relations in 1961 after the communist revolution.
19.
The Union Government has given its approval to change the name of Gurgaon to _________________

A.Gurgon
B. Gurugon
C.Gurugram
D. Guregon


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Government has given its approval to change the name of Gurgaon to ‘Gurugram’. With this both the city as well as the district of Gurgaon would be known as Gurugram.
20.
Which of the following International airport has become the first airport in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status .

A.Singapore Changi International Airport
B. Seoul Incheon International Airport
C. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
D. Indira Gandhi International Airport


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced that the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has become the first airport in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status on 27 September 2016.
21.
Which of the following country has signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use recently.

A.Russia and India
B.Russia and Cuba
C. India and US
D. Russia and Argentina


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Russia and Cuba have signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use. The agreement was signed between Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom and Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment in Vienna.
22.
Which of the following freedom fighter 109th birth anniversary observed across India on 28 September 2016

A.Subhash Chandra Bose
B. Ram Singh Kuka
C. Shaheed Bhagat Singh
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India is observing the 109th birth anniversary of revolutionary socialist Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Born on 28 September 1907, Bhagat Singh was an influential figure in the Indian independence movement.
23.
Which of the following symbol is included for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

A.Peacock
B. Lion
C. kite
D. Lotus


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 unveiled the Official Emblem for the event on 27 September 2016. The kite is the symbol of freedom and fun. Popular across the country, it represents the soaring aspirations of India’s young and vibrant democracy.

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