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Questions:

1.
Who has assumed charge as the 24th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 4 September 2016.

A.N. S. Vishwanathan
B. R. Gandhi
C. Urjit Patel
D. S. S. Mundra


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Urjit R Patel has assumed charge as the 24th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 4 September 2016.
2.
Who became the the first Asian to be awarded the prestigious Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

A.Raman Sukumar
B.Edward J. Laurent
C.Monica Turner
D.Bibhuti Lahkar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Assam-based ecologist and conservation activist Bibhuti Lahkar has become the first Asian to be awarded the prestigious Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
3.
Who has been appointed brand ambassador of his home state Tasmania

A.Ricky Ponting
B. David Warner
C. George Bailey
D. Glenn Maxwell


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has been appointed brand ambassador of his home state Tasmania and will join a government-led trade mission to the subcontinent that will explore export opportunities.
4.
Which country was declared malaria-free by the World Health Organization

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Sri Lanka was declared malaria-free on 5 Sep 2016 and will get a certificate from the World Health Organization on September 6.
5.
Which state will host the first “Bird Festival”

A.Goa
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Kerala
D. Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Goa forest department will host the first “Bird Festival” in the coastal state in November, state Environment and Forest Minister Rajendra Arlekar said
6.
The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Malappuram, has won the Unesco Confucius Prize for ____________

A.Literacy
B. Teaching
C. Science
D. Social Service


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Malappuram, has won the Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy.
7.
Which of the following IT sector has entered into a joint venture with the Saudi Prerogative Company to offer IT services in the middle eastern country .

A.Infosys
B. Wipro
C.TCS
D. Apple


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Infosys has entered into a joint venture with the Saudi Prerogative Company to offer IT services in the middle eastern country .
8.
Who will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award

A.Dr Hrushikesh Mallick
B. Sitakanta Mohapatra
C. Ramakanta Rath
D. Haraprasad Das


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Noted Odia poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry.
9.
National Teachers Day observed on which date

A.3 October
B. 26 December
C. 15 January
D. 5 September


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Every year 5th September is being observed as National Teachers Day in India. Significance of Day : Observance of this day commemorates the birthday of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962.
10.
Name the Assamese poet,Who has passed away in Guwahati

A.Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
B.Kashmiri Lal Zakir
C.Yunus Jaffery
D.V. S. Mani


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Noted Assamese poet, author and literary critic Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya passed away in Guwahati, Assam due to age-old ailments. He was 95.
11.
Who has won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix

A.Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy
B. Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich
C.Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India's mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy on 5 September 2016 won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix. It was their maiden Grand Prix title.
12.
The Union Government has recently approved the use of chilli-based PAVA shells for crowd controlling. What does “PAVA” stands for

A.Para aminobenzoic Acid Vanillyl Amide
B. Pantothenic Acid Vanillyl Amide
C.Palmitic Acid Vanillyl Amide
D. Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide


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Correct Ans:Option D
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.
13.
Whose death anniversary is observed as International Day of Charity

A.Mother Teresa
B. Kuriakose Elias Chavara
C. Euphrasia
D. Alphonsa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Day of Charity was on 5 September 2016 observed globally.This day observed as the death ‎anniversary of Mother Teresa.
14.
The Nomad Film Festival has started in which of the following cities

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The first edition of Nomad Film Festival 2016 has started at the India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi to raise awareness and change perceptions regarding the denotified tribes.
15.
Who has been appointed as the Wrestling Director of Rohtak University by the Haryana Government

A.PV Sindhu
B. Saina Nehwal
C. Sakshi Malik
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Haryana Government has announced the appointment of Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik as Wrestling Director at Maharshi Dayanand University in her native town Rohtak.
16.
Which of the following species of great apes has been recently declared as Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature

A.Bonobo
B. Chimpanzee
C.Mountain Gorilla
D.Eastern Gorilla


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Our closest cousin in the animal world, the Eastern Gorilla, is sliding towards extinction because of illegal hunting, the IUCN announced has in the latest update of its Red List of Threatened Species.
17.
Which of the following former Indian Cricketers has been appointed as brand ambassador for anti- liquor and drug campaign by the Kerala

A.Sachin Tendulkar
B. Sourav Ganguly
C.Rahul Drvid
D.Yuvraj Singh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Legendary Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as brand ambassador for anti- liquor and drug campaign by the Kerala government.
18.
Which of the following state has decided to develop 340 villages as Horticulture Villages during the Golden Jubilee year of the State.

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Haryana Government has decided to develop 340 villages as ‘Horticulture Villages’ at a cost of Rs 93 crore during the Golden Jubilee year of the State. It has also decided to establish 140 clusters in these villages.
19.
Whose birthday celebrated as the National Teacher's Day

A.Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
B. M. Visvesvaraya
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D.Subramania Bharati


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Every year 5th September is being observed as National Teachers Day in India. Significance of Day : Observance of this day commemorates the birthday of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962.
20.
Mother Teresa was recently proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican. She was beatified, a first step towards canonisation, in which year

A.2003
B. 2004
C. 2000
D. 2005


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Mother Teresa was beatified on 19 October 2003, becoming known by Catholics as "Blessed."On 17 December 2015, the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis had recognised a second miracle attributed to her, involving the healing of a Brazilian man with multiple brain tumours.
21.
Recently,which of the following cricket team has won the one-day cricket series against Australia-A

A.India -A
B. Bangladesh - B
C. South Africa - A
D. Sri Lanka -A


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India A clinched the Quadrangular one-day cricket series. In the final clash in Mackay, Australia on 4 September 2016 , India defeated Australia-A by 57 runs.
22.
Who won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix on 4 September 2016

A.Nico Rosberg
B. Lewis Hamilton
C. Nelson Piquet
D. Sebastian Vettel


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Monza on 4 September 2016, Italy.
23.
The International Day of Charity was observed on which date

A.5 September
B.10 April
C. 4 October
D. 23 November


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Day of Charity was on 5 September 2016 observed globally with an aim to recognise the role of charity in alleviating human ‎suffering within and among nations, as well as of the efforts of charitable organizations ‎and individuals including the work of Mother Teresa.
24.
Which of the following state has signed a long-term lease agreement with Falcon Marine Exports for the operation of Jagatjore Shrimp Culture Project

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
disha government has signed a long-term lease agreement with Falcon Marine Exports for the operation of Jagatjore Shrimp Culture Project in coastal Kendrapara district on 3 September 2016.
25.
Which of the following Indian shooter has announced his retirement from shooting.

A.Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
B. Gagan Narang
C. Abhinav Bindra
D.Anjali Bhagwat


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Abhinav Bindra, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist, on 4 September 2016 officially announced his retirement from shooting.

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