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Questions:

1.
LCDC was launched on September 5, 2016. This is the biggest campaign in its field. What does LCDC stand for

A.Leprosy Case Detection Campaign
B. Leprosy Care Device Campaign
C.Leprosy Care Development Campaign
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Health Ministry has recently launched the “Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC)” to eradicate leprosy from the country. The 2-week-long massive campaign was launched by Union Health Minister J P Nadda. It will be focusing on 149 endemic districts in India.
2.
#Gas4India Campaign has been launched aimed at promoting which type of fuel

A.LPG
B.Natural Gas
C. Oil Gas
D. None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, on 6 September 2016 launched #Gas4India campaign.
3.
Which country has become a top destination for India’s automobile exports

A.Nepal
B. China
C. Mexico
D.UK


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mexico has emerged as the top destination for India's automobile exports, making a compelling case for the Indian engineering exporters to further push forward in the growing south American markets,
4.
Ankasamudra to become a conservation reserve.Ankasamudra located in which state

A.Karnataka
B. Kerala
C.Madhaya Pradesh
D. Uttarkhand


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
It is a dream come true for bird watchers and naturalists. The State Wildlife Board, headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has decided to declare Ankasamudra tank in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk as a bird conservation reserve.
5.
The __________ Summer Paralympic Games will conclude on 18 September 2016.

A.15th
B. 23rd
C. 16th
D. 13th


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games began on 7 September 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games will conclude on 18 September 2016.
6.
Which electric major formed a JV with Gemco controls on September 5, 2016

A.Fuji Electric
B. General Electric
C.Ever Ready
D.Sony


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Japanese Electric major Fuji Electric today formed a joint venture with Faridabad-based Gemco Controls a leading manufacturer of industrial automation and power control systems, as part of its plans to expand business operations in India.
7.
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games started in which city

A. London
B. Rio de Janeiro
C. Moscow
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games began on 7 September 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games will conclude on 18 September 2016.
8.
The Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited recently handed over which Fast Attack Craft to the Indian Navy

A. Tarmugli
B.Tihayu
C.Tarasa
D.Tilanchang


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC), 'Tihayu' built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was handed over to the Indian Navy on 30 August 2016.
9.
What is the name of Joint Exercise ,that was conducted by India, Kazakhstan

A.PRABAL DOSTYK-16
B. SARGN-15
C. YRTEW -56
D. KERT-19


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India, Kazakhstan joint bilateral military exercise PRABAL DOSTYK-16 began in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. The fourteen day (till 17 September 2016) will be a significant step towards fostering military as well as diplomatic ties between both countries. ‘Prabal Dostyk’ means ‘Robust Friendship’.
10.
World’s oldest cricketer Lindsay Tuckett passed away recently.He was from which country

A.South Africa
B.India
C. Pakistan
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
South African Lindsay Tuckett, who was the oldest surviving former Test cricketer, passed away on 5 September 2016 in Bloemfontein. He was 97.
11.
The Union Government recently launched the Urja Mitra Helpline for power outages. What is the helpline number

A.14401
B. 14402
C. 14403
D. 14404


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Consumers can now get an update from power distribution companies about outages in their area through 'Urja Mitra Helpline' by dialling 14401.
12.
Which country has recently received certificates from World Health Organisation (WHO), recognizing the elimination of Yaws and Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) from the country.

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India has officially received certificates from World Health Organisation (WHO), recognizing the elimination of Yaws and Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) from the country.
13.
Name the state that released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu to comply with the Supreme Court directive.

A.Maharashtra
B. Kerala
C. Karnataka
D. Puducherry


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Karnataka has started releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu complying with the Supreme Court directive asking it to release 15,000 cusecs per day to the neighbouring state for ten days.
14.
The Union Government has approved 450 crore rupees for how many states under Swadesh Darshan scheme

A.4
B.6
C.5
D.12


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Government has approved 450 crore rupees for Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim under the Swadesh Darshan scheme.
15.
Which of the following bengaluru based defence company has has successfully completed test flight of indigenous Light Utility Helicopter

A.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
B. DRDO
C. Indian Aerospace & Engineering
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has successfully completed test flight of indigenous Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) Bengaluru on 6 September 2016.
16.
Who was recently appointed the part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India

A.Nandan Nilekani
B. J Satyanarayana
C. Rajesh Jain
D.Anand Deshpande


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Former IAS officer J Satyanarayana was on September 6 appointed as part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), tasked with issuing Aadhaar numbers.
17.
Which report was released by UNICEF recently stating the growing crisis for migrant children

A.Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed
B.Reimagine the future: Innovation for every child
C. Education as a Preventive Strategy against migrant children crisis
D.Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has released the report titled Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children on 7 September 2016.
18.
Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas launched the ____________ campaign to promote use of natural gas

A.#Gas4India
B. *GasIndia
C.#GasBharat
D. #Gas1India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, on 6 September 2016 launched #Gas4India campaign.The campaign is aimed at promoting the use of gas in the country.
19.
Nuakhai is an agricultural festival.The festival was dedicated to Goddess ______________ in Sambalpur.

A.Samaleswari
B. Jagannath Mahaprabhu
C.Sri Sri Baladev
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Western Odisha on 6 September 2016 celebrated the festival of Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of the region, with religious fervour.The celebrations began with the Nabanna in which the newly harvested rice was offered to Goddess Samaleswari as per the stipulated Lagna, the auspicious moment.
20.
Which of the following film has won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival

A.Charlie
B. Jil Jung Juk
C.Neerja
D.Thithi


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Acclaimed Kannada movie Thithi won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival, which concluded in New Delhi on 6 September 2016.

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