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Questions:

1.
Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the 4th phase of the Vidyadhanam project in which city

A.Chennai
B.Andhra Pradesh
C. Kochi
D.Mumbia


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the 4th phase of the Vidyadhanam project at Kochi, Ernakulam in Kerala on August 31, 2016.
2.
Which of the following Indian court has imposed a fine of Rs 1 Crore on UP government in a land acquisition matter

A.Allahabad High Court
B. Supreme Court
C.High Court of Madhya Pradesh
D.Rajasthan High Court


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Uttar Pradesh government landed in trouble as the Allahabad High Court penalised it with a fine of Rs 1 Crore. The fine was imposed following the land acquisition matter of Loni, Ghaziabad.
3.
Which of the following actor will receive a lifetime achievement Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

A.Jackie Chan
B. John Travolta
C.Arnold Schwarzenegger
D.Sylvester Stallone


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Martial arts expert and actor Jackie Chan will receive a lifetime achievement Oscar. The announcement was made by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
4.
The country's economy grew at __________ Percent in the April to June quarter of the current fiscal.

A.7.1
B. 7.6
C. 7.4
D. 7.3


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The country's economy grew at 7.1% in the April to June quarter of the current fiscal.
5.
Which bank private has announced the launch of a mobile based payment solution, mVisa, for easier retail payment.

A.DCB Bank
B. Kotak Mahindra Bank
C. Global Trust Bank
D. Yes Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Private sector DCB Bank has announced the launch of a mobile based payment solution, mVisa, for easier retail payment.
6.
Which state became the 16th state to ratify the goods and services tax (GST) bill 2016

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Odisha has become the 16th state to ratify the constitutional amendment bill passed by Parliament to introduce the goods and services tax (GST), helping cross the important threshold of more than half the number of states needed for the proposed law to be sent for presidential assent.
7.
Who has been appointed as the 'Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur' (Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour) by France

A.Kiran M Shaw
B. Kamal Haasan
C. Reza Deghati
D.Muhammad Yunus


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Biocon chairperson and managing director Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has been appointed 'Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur' (Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour) for her outstanding contribution and dedication to Biosciences and Research field globally.
8.
The first BRICS film festival has started in which state

A.New Delhi
B.Chennai
C. Mumbai
D. Hyderabad


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The first BRICS film festival has begun at the Sirifort Auditorium Complex in New Delhi. The film festival is the run up to the BRICS summit which is to be held in Goa in October 2016.
9.
Who was re-appointed as Nepal's ambassador to India

A.Deep Kumar
B. Arun Kumar Singh
C.Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
D.Nirupama Rao


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Deep Kumar Upadhyay was re-appointed as Nepal's ambassador to India.The meeting held at Prime Minister's office in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, proposed Upadhyay for Nepali ambassador to India and Chief Secretary Lila Mani Poudel for China, reports Kathmandu Post.
10.
India’s first international conference on cooking gas has started in which state

A.Odisha
B. West Bengal
C.Madhya Pradesh
D.Jharkhand


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India’s first international conference on cooking gas has started in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu.
11.
The annual socio-religious Solung festival of Adi tribe has started in which state

A.Arunachal Pradesh
B. Mizoram
C.Meghalaya
D. Manipur


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The annual socio-religious Solung festival of Adi tribe has started in Arunachal Pradesh. Solung is 5-day long agro-based festival is celebrated every year by the Adi tribe in the first week of September.
12.
Scientists have discovered the oldest fossils in which part of the world

A.Greenland
B.Iceland
C.Finland
D. England


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A team of scientists have discovered the world’s oldest stromatolite fossils about 3.7 billion years old in the world’s oldest sedimentary rocks in the Isua Greenstone Belt along the edge of Greenland’s icecap. The findings were published in journal Nature on 31 August 2016.
13.
A group of scientists has discovered a new species of pterosaur from the early Jurassic period in the Patagonia region of which country

A.South America
B. Australia
C. Africa
D. Sri Lanka


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
A group of scientists has discovered a new species of pterosaur from the early Jurassic period in the Patagonia region of South America.
14.
Environment related crimes in the country fell by what percent in 2015 compared to 2014 according to the NCRB

A.10
B.11
C.12
D.13


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Environment related crimes fell by over 11 percent compared to 2014, in the year 2015.
15.
Who is the author of book “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir” K. Srilata

A.K. Srilata
B. Swati Chaturvedi
C. Mahesh Shantaram
D.Malik Sajad


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The book “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir” has been authored by Malik Sajad.
16.
Name the Veteran trade union leader,who was passed away on 1 September 2016

A.Sharad Rao
B.Kashmiri Lal Zakir
C. Dinanath Pathy
D. V. S. Mani


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Veteran trade union leader Sharad Rao passed away on 1 September 2016 in Mumbai. He was 78.
17.
World Bank’s 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) report titled ‘Connecting to Complete 2016’.,that was released by which Organisation

A.World Bank
B. Reserve Bank of India
C. ADB
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India has been placed at the 35th rank in the World Bank’s 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) among 160 countries. The index was recently released by World Bank in its report titled ‘Connecting to Complete 2016’. India has leapfrogged by 19 spots to 35th rank compared with 54th rank in 2014 LPI.
18.
The 2016 ASEAN-India Summit will be held in which country

A.Laos
B. Myanmar
C. Singapore
D. Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will attend the 14th ASEAN-India Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit to be held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 8 September 2016, at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of Lao
19.
According to the World Bank’s 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI),What is the rank of India

A.77
B. 35
C.23
D. 12


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India has been placed at the 35th rank in the World Bank’s 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) among 160 countries. The index was recently released by World Bank in its report titled ‘Connecting to Complete 2016’. India has leapfrogged by 19 spots to 35th rank compared with 54th rank in 2014 LPI.
20.
The Guinness World Records has declared Majuli as the largest river island in the world.Majuli located in which country

A.India
B.Australia
C. Sri Lanka
D. South Africa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Guinness World Records has declared Assam's Majuli as the largest river island in the world on 1 September 2016.The island is located in the Brahmaputra River.
21.
Name the Tropical Storm that strengthened into a hurricane, threatening to bring a dangerous storm surge to Florida.

A.Arlene
B. Hermine
C. Bertha
D.Claudette


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Hurricane Hermine was rotating ever closer to Florida's northwest coast early Friday, flooding streets, toppling trees and knocking down power lines, authorities and forecasters
22.
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc has tied-up with which e-commerce company on smart-home services

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc has tied-up with Amazon.com Inc on smart-home services on 2 September 2016. This tie-up will help enabling the services of Amazon such as the Alexa virtual assistant on some of the electronics maker's devices.
23.
Who is the head of committee,that was constituted to look into the alternatives to pellet guns submitted its report to Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on 30 August 2016.

A.TVSN Prasad
B. Arvind Mayaram
C.Gopalakrishna
D. Tandon


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
TVSN Prasad committee constituted to look into the alternatives to pellet guns submitted its report to Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on 30 August 2016.
24.
Which rocket of SpaceX was destroyed recently in an explosion during a propellant fill operation

A. JCSAT-14
B. Dragon
C.Falcon 9
D.SES-8


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on its Cape Canaveral launch pad during a test on 1 September 2016.
25.
With which country India has signed an agreement on Maritime Transport on 2 September 2016

A.Qatar
B. Argentina
C. Bangladesh
D.Egypt


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India and Egypt has signed an agreement on Maritime Transport on 2 September 2016. The agreemnt would help the two nations to step-up co-operation on the seas not only in terms of maritime commerce but also in transit of naval vessels.

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