Sat. May 25th, 2024

1. The Lok Sabha recently cleared a bill to enable exit of RBI from Nabard and increase its authorised capital to
1. Rs 10,000 cr
2. Rs 15,000 cr
3. Rs 20,000 cr
4. Rs 25,000 cr
5. Rs 30,000 cr

2. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)?
1. Mohammad Mustafa
2. Sunil Kanoria
3. Naushad Forbes
4. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
5. Rajiv Aggarwal

3. The National Company Law Tribunal (NC LT) recently approved the proposed merger of Telenor India with which of the following firms?
1. Idea
2. Vodafone
3. Bharti Airtel
4. Jio Infocomm
5.Aircel

4. Which state govt is in process of inducting Indian women team cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur as a DSP in the state police?
1. Jammu and Kashmir
2. Punjab
3. Haryana
4. Madhya Pradesh
5. Uttar Pradesh

5. The Agriculture Ministry signed an MoA for setting up a regional centre of the global rice research institute IRRI to develop highyielding rice varieties in
1. Bengaluru
2. Hyderabad
3. Chennai
4. Varanasi
5. Patna

6. Neymar has become the world’s most expensive footballer, with Paris Saint-Germain signing him for a five-year deal for a fee of Rs1,680 cr. He hails from
1. Argentina
2. Mexico
3. Spain
4. Brazil
5. France

7. India has signed a loan agreement with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for financing of USD 329 mn for the rural roads project in
1. Rajasthan
2. Gujarat
3. Maharashtra
4. Karnataka
5. Odisha

8. Paul Kagame won the recent Presidential elections in which of the following countries?
1. Rwanda
2. Uganda
3. Chile
4. Colombia
5. Nigeria

9. The names of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal are associated with which of the following games?
1. Tennis
2. Badminton
3. Squash
4. Table tennis
5. Chess

10. Which of the following has become the first state to implement coal utilisation between power units in the country? The power developers will receive cheap coal for selling coal-based power at less than Rs 2.82 a unit.
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Rajasthan
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Gujarat
5. Jharkhand

11. Panaya probe was in news recently which is associated with which of the following IT majors?
1. Wipro
2. TCS
3. Infosys
4. HCL
5. Microsoft

12. Which of the following is the capital city of Papua New Guinea?
1. Porto-Novo
2. Bridgetown
3. Port Louis
4. Sarajevo
5. Port Moresby

13. India is trying to expedite the completion of Chabahar Port and proposed rail link between Chabahar and Zahedan in which of the following countries?
1. Iraq
2. Iran
3. Afghanistan
4. Bangladesh
5. Sri Lanka

14. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Vice-Chairman of the NITI Aayog?
1. Vinod Paul
2. Ramesh Chand
3. VK Saraswat
4. Rajiv Kumar
5. Bibek Debroy

15. Bharat 22 is an ETF that will track the performance of 22 stocks the govt plans to pare its stake in. The full form of the term ETF is
1.Exchange Transferred Fund
2. Externally Traded Fund
3. Exchange Traded Fund
4. Exchange Tailored Fund
5. None of these

16. The High-Level Committee set up to review the Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism in India submitted its report to the Union Law Ministry. It was headed by
1. Altamas Kabir
2. Rajendra Mal Lodha
3. HL Dattu
4. TS Thakur
5. BN Srikrishna

17. Venkaiah Naidu won the Vice Presidential elections recently. He has become the Vice President of India.
1. 09th
2. 10th
3. 11th
4. 13th
5. 15th

18. The National Handloom Day is celebrated every year on
1. 07 Aug
2. 09 Aug
3. 10 Aug
4. 11 Aug
5. 12 Aug

19. Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh outslugged Zulpikar Maimaitiali to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title. Zulpikar belongs to
1. China
2. Mongolia
3. Malaysia
4. Indonesia
5. North Korea

20. The Punjab National Bank (PNB) will revise the non-credit related charges with effect from Sep 1, 2017, for cash deposit above Rs 5,000. The headquarters of PNB is located in
1. Mumbai
2. Chennai
3. New Delhi
4. Amritsar
5. Chandigarh

21. Who among the following has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India?
1. Dipak Misra
2. Arjan Kumar Sikri
3. Kurian Joseph
4. Madan Bhimarao Lokur
5. Ranjan Gogoi

22. The BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Minister Smriti Irani and Congress leader Ahmed Patel won the Rajya Sabha elections from which state recently?
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Maharashtra
3. Gujarat
4. Rajasthan
5. Bihar

23. India recently called for expanding the areas of cooperation among the member countries of the Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) bloc. Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the MGC initiative
1. Thailand
2. Myanmar
3 .Laos
4. Cambodia
5. None of these

24. Justin Gatlin won the 100m World Championships recently while Usain Bolt was left with only a bronze in his final individual 100m race. Gatlin hails from
1. Jamaica
2. Kenya
3. South Africa
4. US
5. Australia

25. The govt has launched the second phase of its measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign. The campaign will cover children across eight states and union territories excluding
1. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
2. Telangana
3. Kerala
4. Chandigarh
5. None of these

26. The Sardar Sarovar Dam, a gravity dam on the Narmada river, is situated in which of the following states?
1. Maharashtra
2. Gujarat
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Punjab
5. None of these

27. The Legislative Assembly in which of the following states recently passed a bill which reclassifies coconut as a ‘tree’?
1. Kerala
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Telangana
4. Karnataka
5. Goa

28. The 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement was observed recently on
1. 01 Aug
2. 02 Aug
3. 05 Aug
4. 07 Aug
5. 09 Aug

29. Two Iranian companies recently signed the country’s biggest-ever car deal with which of the following multinational automobile manufacturers to produce 150,000 cars?
1. General Motors
2. Renault
3. Ford
4. SAIC
5. Jaguar Land Rover

30. The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG) will help which of the following state govts raise $270 mn from the Green Climate Fund, a new fund under the UN?
1. Bihar
2. Haryana
3. Maharashtra
4. Odisha
5. Jharkhand

31. The composition and terms of reference (TOR) of the 15th Finance Commission are expected by the end of 2017. The chairman of the 14th Finance Commission was
1. Sudipto Mundle
2. Abhijit Sen
3. Sushma Nath
4. M Govindha Rao
5. YV Reddy

32. Which of the following firms recently announced the launch of Virtual Customer Service (VCS) model for the talent who might not be able to physically attend regular office?
1. Infosys
2. Amazon
3. Flipkart
4. Microsoft
5. TCS

33. The name of Neeraj Chopra is associated with which of the following games?
1. Javelin Throw
2. Discus Throw
3. Table Tennis
4. Basketball
5. Chess

34. The eighth meeting of the Regional Technical Group of Confidence Building Measure on Trade, Commerce & Investment Opportunities under the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process was hosted by India recently in
1. Mumbai
2. Amritsar
3. Bengaluru
4. New Delhi
5. Hyderabad

35. The Centre declared the entire area of which of the following states as a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month recently?
1. Assam
2. Sikkim
3. West Bengal
4. Kerala
5. Manipur

36. The senior bureaucrat S Aparna has been appointed as an Executive Director in the World Bank in the US. She was the Principal Secretary of the Chief Minister of
1. Maharashtra
2. Gujarat
3. Rajasthan
4. Odisha
5. Madhya Pradesh

37. The Syndicate Bank has pared its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 5-10 basis points in certain maturity buckets. The headquarter of Syndicate Bank is located in
1. Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2. Hyderabad, Telangana
3. Manipal, Karnataka
4. Kochi, Kerala
5. Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

38. The navy of which of the following countries recently commissioned the new advance offshore patrol vessel “SLNS Sayurala” built by India?
1. Sri Lanka
2. Bangladesh
3. Vietnam
4. Mauritius
5. Suriname

39. Which of the following firms in India has launched ‘Budding Star Programme’ to help its employees achieve their dreams by providing them financial assistance and paid leave?
1. Snapdeal
2. Flipkart
3. Infibeam
4. Shopclues
5. HCL

40. Qatar has announced the scrapping of visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries including India. The capital city of Qatar is
1. Abu Dhabi
2. Riyadh
3. Baghdad
4. Doha
5. Manama

Answers :
1. 5       2.1       3.3       4.2       5.4       6.4       7.2       8.1       9.3     10.4
11.3    12.5     13.2     14.4     15.3     16.5     17.4     18.1     19.1     20.3 
21.1    22.3     23.5     24.4     25.5     26.2     27.5     28.5     29.2     30.3 
31.5    32.2     33.1     34.4     35.1     36.2     37.3     38.1     39.2     40.4 

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