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Questions:

1.
Which of the following bank has launched USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) based ‘*99#’ mobile application on Play Store on Android platform.

A.Union Bank of India
B. Corporation Bank
C. Punjab National Bank
D.Allahabad Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Union Bank of India has launched USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) based ‘*99#’ mobile application on Play Store on Android platform. This ‘*99#’ mobile app does not require internet connectivity to perform banking and other value-added services.
2.
Recently ,which state has issued a new housing policy

A.Karnataka
B. Kerala
C. Madhya Pradesh
D.Maharashtra


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The state government has issued a new housing policy for Maharashtra in the run-up to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election.
3.
Which of the following minister has released the Mother Teresa Commemorative stamp

A.Prakash Javadekar
B. Nitin Gadkari
C.Ananth Kumar
D.Manoj Sinha


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Minister of State for Communications (Independent charge) Manoj Sinha has released a commemorative stamp in the city to mark Mother Teresa's canonisation in the Vatican on September 4.
4.
Which of the following court has became the fourth state to launch e-stamp facility

A.Rajasthan High Court
B. Maharashtra High Court
C.Madhya Pradesh High Court
D. Odisha High Court


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Rajasthan High Court launched the e-stamp facility in its Jodhpur and Jaipur benches simultaneously. Rajasthan has become the fourth state in the country to provide the facility.
5.
Which state government has launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) for the development of girls in three districts of the state.

A.Haryana
B. Odisha
C. Maharashtra
D. Madhya Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Odisha government on Saturday launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) for the development of girls in three districts of the state.
6.
Which of the following cricket team has named former Sri Lankan cricketer Thilan Samaraweera as their batting consultant for next month’s home series against England.

A.India
B. West Indies
C. Pakistan
D. Bangladesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Bangladesh has named former Sri Lankan cricketer Thilan Samaraweera as their batting consultant for next month’s home series against England.
7.
Who was proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican on 4 September 2016.

A.Vallabhacharya
B. Ramananda
C. Mother Teresa
D.Rosi Madha


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mother Teresa was proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican on 4 September 2016. Thousands of pilgrims attended the canonisation of Mother Teresa in St Peter's Square.
8.
Which of the following government has become the first foreign government to issue of masala bonds, a rupee-denominated bond.

A.Canada
B. Columbia
C.Both a and b
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Canada’s British Columbia province has become the first foreign government to issue of masala bonds, a rupee-denominated bond. It had issued Rs 500 crore rupee denominated overseas bonds (masala bond) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and successfully raised $75 million (about Rs 500 crore).
9.
Recently ,the Election Commission of India (ECI) has granted national party status to which Indian Political Party

A.All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
B.All India Trinamool Congress
C. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
D.Shiv Sena


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has granted national party status to All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The party has fulfilled the required conditions to become a national party after getting status of state party in four states.
10.
Gumthala Garhu becomes first Wifi hotspot village in which state of the following state

A.Haryana
B. Odisha
C. Maharastra
D. Karnataka


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Gumthala Garhu Village near Pehowa in Kurukshetra district in Haryana became the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana circle.
11.
With which country India has signed 12 agreements in different areas of cooperation to boost bilateral relations.

A.Vietnam
B.Qatar
C.Oman
D. Russia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India and Vietnam have singed 12 agreements in different areas of cooperation to boost bilateral relations.
12.
India-CHEM 2016 International Conference has started in which of the following cities

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


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The 9th edition of the mega event “India Chem 2016 International Conference” has inaugurated by Anant Kumar, the Union Minister for Chemicals & Petrochemicals, in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
13.
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the use of PAVA shells as an alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling in which state

A.Jammu and Kashmir
B. Mizoram
C.Punjab
D. Kerala


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells as an alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling in Jammu and Kashmir.
14.
Indian Railway will provide insurance cover up to 10 lakh rupees for passengers travelling on e- ticket after paying a premium of what amount

A.57 paise
B.92 paisa
C. 1 rupee
D.1.20 rupees


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian Railway will provide insurance cover up to 10 lakh rupees for passengers travelling on e- ticket after paying a premium of 92 paisa
15.
Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MOIL Ltd on 1 September 2016

A.Dalip Singh
B. G. P. Kundargi
C. Mukund Chaudhari
D.K.Shivaji


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mukund Chaudhari took over as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MOIL Ltd on 1 September 2016, a miniratna company.
16.
Reliance Industries Limited in September 2016 launched the telecom service Reliance Jio. Which of the following services is not a part of the Reliance Jio Welcome Offer

A.Free voice calls
B. Zero roaming charges
C.Complementary Jio-Apps bouquet
D. Free Data Services


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Reliance Industries Limited has launched the Reliance Jio Service offering free voice calls and zero roaming charges for its customers as a part of Jio Welcome Offer on 1 September 2016
17.
Which of the following Indian cricketer has has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

A.Zaheer Khan
B. Gautam Gambhir
C.Ishant Sharma
D.Lakshmipathy Balaji


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Former pacer Zaheer Khan has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), becoming the 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour.
18.
A group of scientist discovered a new influenza virus that affects cattle. What is the official name of the virus

A. Influenza A
B. Influenza B
C.Influenza C
D. Influenza D


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
A new influenza virus that affects cattle has an official name influenza D, as proposed by South Dakota State University researchers including one of Indian origin who discovered it.
19.
State-run BHEL has commissioned the fourth and last unit of the 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project .This dam located in which state

A.Tamil Nadu
B. Kerala
C. Andhra Pradesh
D.West Bengal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
State-run BHEL has commissioned the fourth and last unit of the 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) Stage-IV in West Bengal.
20.
Which actor was felicitated at the first edition of BRICS Film Festival that recently commenced in New Delhi

A.Rajinikanth
B. Rishi Kapoor
C.Amitabh Bachchan
D. Jackie Chan


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was on Friday felicitated at the opening ceremony of the 1st BRICS Film Festival here by Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod and Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh for his and the Kapoor family’s contribution to the field of cinema.
21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the Rs 200 crore package to engage youth in sports of which state

A.Jammu & Kashmir
B. Maharashtra
C. Haryana
D.Odisha


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
With a view to engage youth of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) in constructive sporting activities, a special package of Rs. 200 crore has been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
22.
Name the Uzbekistan's President ,who has passed away on 2 September 2016

A.Islam Karimov
B. Nathan Lyons
C.Dan Dryden
D.Harry Jepson


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov passed away on 2 September 2016 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He was 78.
23.
Who was sworn in as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu on 2 September 2016

A.Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao
B. Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
C. Banwarilal Purohit
D.Ram Nath Kovind


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra, was sworn in as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu on 2 September 2016 as the tenure of K. Rosaiah ended on 31 August 2016.
24.
Who has been unanimously elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association for the year 2016-17

A.Sukumar
B. K K Aggarwal
C. Joseph Vijay
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Cardiologist K K Aggarwal has been unanimously elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association for the year 2016-17.

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