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Questions:

1.
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has nominated the two-time Olympic-medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar for which of the following Award

A. Arjuna Award
B.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
C.Padma Bhushan
D. Dronacharya Award


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) nominated the two-time Olympic-medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar for the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civillian honour.
2.
Which of the following state Government has announced a cash reward of Rs 75 lakh to steeplechase specialist from the state Lalita Babar recently

A.Maharashtra
B. Karnataka
C. Odisha
D. Telangana


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Maharashtra Government has announced a cash reward of Rs 75 lakh to steeplechase specialist from the state Lalita Babar, who finished a creditable 10th at the Rio Olympics.
3.
Which of the following state has record the highest dengue deaths in country

A.West Bengal
B. Odisha
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
West Bengal has reported the highest number of dengue deaths in the country so far this year with the figure till August end standing at 22, Union Health Ministry has said on its website.
4.
World's biggest river island Majuli gets district status.Majuli island located in which river

A.Ganga
B. Yamuna
C. Kaveri
D. Brahmaputra


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Majuli, the 400 sq km island on the Brahmaputra has become the first river island district of India, with this Majuli becoming the 35th district of Assam.
5.
Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

A.Satbir Singh
B.Nutan Guha Biswas
C. Dharmendra Sharma
D.Raajiv Yaduvanshi


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Mr. Satbir Singh, presently Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.He is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1985 batch.
6.
Which of the following Ministry has launched a new service -integration of DigiLocker with Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Registration Certificates (RC).

A.Ministry of Shipping Road Transport and Highways
B.Ministry of Human Resource Management
C.Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
D.None of these


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has launched a new service -integration of DigiLocker with Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Registration Certificates (RC).
7.
Which of the following Indian snooker has once again recommended for Padma Bhushan Award recently

A.Geet Sethi
B.Ashok Sandilya
C. Michael Ferreira
D. Pankaj Advani


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) has once again recommended Pankaj Advani for the Padma Bhushan award, India's third-highest civilian honour.
8.
The UN Charter was recently translated into which language for the first time

A.Mandarin
B. Sanskrit
C.Tamil
D.Malayalam


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
United Nations, has included into it the most ancient and traditional language of India, Sanskrit into its charter. A charter binds the assembly of nations.
9.
Who is the author of book Into the Hidden Valley

A.Anurag Mathur
B. N. R. Narayana Murthy
C.Susmita Das Gupta
D.Stuart Blackburn's


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Famous Author Stuart Blackburn's "Into the Hidden Valley", a book based on Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh,won the MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK.
10.
What is the name of tenth flight of India's GSLV

A.GSLV-D1
B. GSLV-F06
C. GSLV-D6
D. GSLV-F05


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
GSLV-F05, the tenth flight of India's GSLV, carried 2211 kg INSAT-3DR into a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). GSLV is designed to inject 2 - 2.5 ton class of satellites into GTO.
11.
What is the name of advanced weather satellite,that was successfully launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 8 September 2016

A.INSAT-3DR
B. INSAT-SD3
C. INSAT-6MR
D. INSAT-8GH


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched advanced weather satellite, INSAT-3DR on 8 September 2016.
12.
What is the theme for International Literacy Day 2016

A.‘Reading the Past, Writing the Future‘
B.Literacy and Sustainable Societies
C. Literacy and Health
D. Literacies for the 21st Century


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Literacy Day is being observed 08 September every year to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities 2016 .Theme is ‘Reading the Past, Writing the Future‘.
13.
Who has been appointed as the president of Henkel India

A.Shilip Kumar
B. Hans Van Bylen
C. Carsten Knobel
D. Pascal Houdayer


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
German consumer giant Henkel has elevated Shilip Kumar as president of its India business.
14.
Famous Author Stuart Blackburn's "Into the Hidden Valley", a book based on which state and he won the MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK.

A.Mizoram
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Manipur


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Famous Author Stuart Blackburn's "Into the Hidden Valley", a book based on Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh,won the MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK.
15.
Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) has rebranded electric mobility portfolio as

A.Mahindra Electric
B. Mahindra Electronics
C.Mahindra Electrical
D.Mahindra Power


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has rebranded its electric mobility portfolio as Mahindra Electric aiming for a greater focus on technology and launch more electric models, besides supplying powertrains to other manufacturers.
16.
Which of the following state has decided to amend the Hydropower Policy 2006

A.Himachal Pradesh
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Karnataka
D.Maharastra


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Himachal Pradesh (HP) cabinet has decided to amend the Hydropower Policy 2006 in respect to transfer of shares by Himachal is to non-Himachalis.
17.
Union Government has launched a new program called NIDHI on 6 September 2016.What is does stand for NIDHI

A.National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations
B.National Information for Developing and Harnessing Innovations
C.National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Information
D.National Initiative for Develop and Harness Innovations


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Union Government has launched a new program called National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) on 6 September 2016. The initiative aims at nurturing ideas and innovation into successful start ups.
18.
Name the state that decided to link students' examination forms with their Aadhaar numbers

A.Bihar
B. Odisha
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Maharastra


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is set to become the country's first state exam board which will link students' examination forms with their Aadhar numbers to avoid duplication as well as facilitate easy access of documents to students via digital lockers.
19.
Who has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) on 7 September 2016

A.Ramendra Gupta
B. V. Sadasivam
C.Anjan Chaki
D. CK Asnani


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
CK Asnani has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) on 7 September 2016 , an undertaking of the Department of Atomic Energy.
20.
The Union Government in September 2016 announced a Special Financial Package for which State

A.Andhra Pradesh
B. Maharashtra
C. Odisha
D. Kerala


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union government has announced a special financial package for the development of Andhra Pradesh in lieu of the special category status promised by the previous UPA government at the time of bifurcation of combined AP in June 2014.
21.
India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country to allow unlimited number of flights into each other’s countries and also has initiated the air service agreement for open skies.

A.Oman
B. Argentina
C.Australia
D.Greece


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece to allow unlimited number of flights into each other’s countries and also has initiated the air service agreement for open skies.
22.
Who was appointed as the Director General of Police (Intelligence) of Tamil Nadu recently

A.TK Rajendran
B.Siva Kumar
C.Subramanian
D. Ashok


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Chennai City Police Commissioner TK Rajendran was appointed Director General of Police (Intelligence), with full additional charge as head of the force. L
23.
Which city hosted the the first edition of ‘IoT' India Congress 2016

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The first edition of ‘IoT (Internet of Things) India Congress, 2016’ began in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The three-day event was inaugurated by Union Information Technology (IT) and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and JS Deepak, Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunications.
24.
The International Literacy Day is observed on which date

A.8 September
B. 4 January
C. 23 December
D.7 July


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Literacy Day is being observed 08 September every year to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities
25.
Who won the Best Actor award for his role in 'Manjhi-The Mountain Man' at Lonavla International Film Festival India 2016

A.Anant Mahadevan
B.Anamika Sharma
C. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
D.Shahrukh Khan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui won the Best Actor award for his role in 'Manjhi-The Mountain Man'. Tannishtha Chatterjee won the award for her role in 'Rough Book'. Anant Mahadevan won the Best Director honour at the debut edition of the Lonavla International Film Festival India (LIFFI).

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