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NOVEMBER

1. The Government of India (GoI) has recently introduced how many fee slabs for e-tourist Visa
(e-TV)?

[A]5 [B]7 [C]4 [D]3

2. Which Indian Metro has bagged ISO rating for energy efficient management, recently?

[A]Mumbai Metro [B]Chennai Metro [C]Delhi Metro [D]Kolkata Metro

3. ICGS Arinjay was commissioned at which naval base of India, recently?

[A]Mumbai [B]Goa [C]Kochi [D]Chennai

4. The Similipal National Park is situated at which state of India?

[A]Odisha [B]Himachal Pradesh [C]Jharkhand [D]Punjab

Odisha The Simlipal National Park is the largest tiger reserve of Odisha, situated at Mayurbhanj
district. It is part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2009. The park
has a protected area of 845.70 square kilometres and has some beautiful waterfalls viz.
Joranda and Barehipani. Simlipal is home to 99 royal Bengal tigers and 432 wild elephants. .

5. Which technology giant has partnered with BSNL to install 100 rural WiFi Hotspots?
[A]Google [B]Microsoft [C]Facebook [D]IBM

6. Which state government of India will set up bio-ethanol refinery in the state?

[A]Haryana [B]Kerala [C]Punjab [D]Karnataka

Punjab The state government of Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
with a consortium of Beta Renewables, Novozymes and CVC India Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. to set
up a bio-ethanol refinery, for an estimated project worth Rs 950 crore. The bio-refinery will help
in solving the chronic problem of wheat and paddy straw burning in the state. It will help in
containing the loss of fertility and damage to environment and in generating co-products of
biogas, pellets and compost through processing bio-refinery effluents and pellets. .

7. Who has been appointed as new Indias Ambassador to Afghanistan, recently?

[A]RC Tyagi [B]Manish Sharma [C]Amar Sinha [D]Manpreet Vohra

8. Balance Nail 16-01, which is recently in news, is related to which field?

[A]New star found in Galaxy [B]Military training [C]Cyclone [D]New variety of wheat

Military training To help strengthen bilateral defence ties, the special forces of the US and
Nepalese armies has launched a month-long joint military training codenamed Balance Nail 16-
01 in Nepals mountainous regions. .
9. Which among the following banks has recently launched Green PIN that will allow customers
to generate their PIN at the banks ATMs?

[A]South Indian Bank [B]Punjab National Bank [C]State Bank of India [D]ICICI Bank

10. Hashim Abdul Halim, who recently passed away was the former speaker of which state of
India?

[A]Madhya Pradesh [B]Gujarat [C]West Bengal [D]Bihar

1. Which among the following countries is the worlds largest cotton producer?

[A]USA [B]China [C]Australia D]India

2. What is the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?

[A]240 KM [B]290 KM [C]350 KM [D]400 KM

3. According to the Freedom on the Net 2015 report, which among the following country is the
worlds worst abuser of internet freedom?

[A]Iran [B]China [C]Syria [D]North Korea

4. Regional connectivity scheme (RCS), which is recently in news is related


with____________?

[A]Railways [B]Roadways [C]Waterways [D]Aviation

5. The demand for statehood to Tulu Nadu is coming from which among the following States?
[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Karnataka [C]Odisha [D]Maharashtra

6. Which among the following pairs is the winner of the WTA finals title?

[A]Gabrine Muguruza and Carla Suarez [B]Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza

[C]Gabrine Muguruza and Sania Mirza [D]Martina Hingis and Gabrine Muguruza

7. What is the number of members in the proposed Monetary Policy Committee?

[A]3 members [B]4 members [C]5 members [D]7 members

8. As per the annual report on worlds most valuable nation brands published by Brand
Finance, Indias rank is __________?

[A]5th position [B]7th position [C]10th position [D]13th position

9. Erasmus Plus programme is related to which of the following?

[A]Poverty Eradication [B]Defence [C]Health [D]Education

10. Who among the following has been elected as new Vice President of Nepal?
[A]B D Bhandari [B]Ram Baran Yadav [C]Nanda Kishor Pun [D]Parmananda jaha

1. Which among the following internet gaints is starting the Project Loon in India?

[A]Microsoft [B]Amazon [C]Google [D]Facebook

2. Visa Inc., the worlds largest payments network is based in ____________?

[A]Russia [B]USA [C]Canada [D]Europe

3. Omar al-Bashir, who recently visited India is the President of the which among the following
country?

[A]Kenya [B]South Africa [C]Nigeria [D]Sudan

4. Who among the following is the founder of the global telecom carrier company, Sabse
Technologies Inc.?

[A]Ravindra Joshi [B]Sabeer Bhatia [C]Ravi Shankar Gururaj [D]Vipul


Sharma

5. Which among the following company is acquiring the telecom business of Sistema Shyam
Teleservices (SSTL)?

[A]Airtel [B]Idea Cellular [C]Aircel [D]Rcom

6. Who among the following was the author of the book Advantage India-From Challenge to
Opportunity?

[A]R K Pachauri [B]Nandan Nilekani [C]APJ Abdul Kalam [D]Arvind


Panagariya

7. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, who recently passed away related to which among the following
company(ies)?

[A]Mahindra & Mahindra [B]TVS group [C]Hero group [D]Tata Motors

8. Which among the following auto-maker of the India has appointed Lionel Messi as its global
brand ambassador?

[A]Tata Motors [B]TVS Motors [C]Bajaj Auto [D]Mahindra & Mahindra

9. Madhesi people who are recently in news are belongs to ____________?

[A]Bangladesh [B]Nepal [C]Sri Lanka [D]Bhutan

10. In which among the following State, the largest rooftop solar power plant of the Indian
Railways network is located?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Haryana [C]Punjab [D]Jammu&Kashmir


1. Who would be the next Chief Justice of India?

[A]Justice Dipak Mishra [B]Justice Anil R. Dave [C]Justice J.S. Khekar


[D]Justice T.S. Thakur

2. Which country was most hit by the rare and historic cyclone Chapala, recently?

[A]Yemen [B]Omen [C]Somalia [D]Malaysia

3. National Instutute of Social Defence is located in which of the following cities of India?
[A]Mumbai [B]Kolkata [C]Chennai [D]New Delhi

4. Shompen tribe, which was recently in news is found in which part of India?

[A]North West India [B]North East India [C]Central India [D]Andaman and Nicobar
Islands

5. Festival Sahabat India, is celebrated in which of the following countries?

[A]Italy [B]France [C]Indonesia [D]Malaysia

6. Which among the following Asian countries has imposed national emergency due to internal
security issues, recently?

[A]Indonesia [B]Maldives [C]Nepal [D]Sri Lanka

7. T. K. Viswanathan Committee is related to the following fields?

[A]International Trade [B]Bankruptcy code [C]Higher Education [D]Money Laundering

8. Who has won silver in 13th Asian Shooting Championship, recently?

[A]Jitu Rai [B]Gagan Narang [C]Abhinav Bhindra [D]Prakash Nanjappa

9. Dholera (known for geothermal borewell) is located in which state?

[A]Bihar [B]Maharashtra [C]Karnataka [D]Gujarat

10. Hashim Abdul Halim, who recently passed away was the former speaker of which state of
India?

[A]Madhya Pradesh [B]Gujarat [C]West Bengal [D]Bihar

1. Bimal Prasad, who passed away recently was Indias former ambassador of which country?
[A]Pakistan [B]Nepal [C]Sri Lanka [D]Bangladesh

2. Who is the winner of the 2015 WISE prize for Education?

[A]Fazle Hasan Abed [B]Vicky Colbert [C]Ann Cotton [D]Sakena Yacoobi

3. Herve Falciani, who is in news is well-known for his work in which field?
[A]Education [B]Space research [C]Whistleblowing [D]World Politics

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ranked at what position in 2015 Forbes Most Powerful
People list?

[A]5th [B]8th [C]9th [D]11th

5. At what location of Rajasthan state, Ministry of Shipping is planning to develop an inland


shipping port?

[A]Haliwaw [B]Jalore [C]Bhinmal [D]Sindari

6. Which of the following countries plane crashed recently in Sinai peninsula of Egypt killing all
people aboard?

[A]Germany [B]France [C]Russia [D]Indonesia

7. Recently, which two countries of Europe have conducted a joint session of both governments
after a conflict of 25 years?

[A]Bosnia and Slovenia [B]Bosnia and Serbia [C]Ukraine and Croatia [D]Croatia and
Serbia

8. Who is the first female jockey to win Melbourne Cup?

[A]Hayley Turner [B]Michelle Payne [C]Julie Krone [D]kayla Stra

9. Which Indian boxer obtained No. 2 spot in world rankings, recently?

[A]Dinesh Kumar [B]Shiva Thapa [C]Jitender Kumar [D]Vijender Singh

10. IMPRINT INDIA initiative is aimed at improving what field in India?

[A]Inland security [B] Military cooperation [C]Foreign trade [D]Scientific research

1. Microsoft has selected which city for its pilot projects in Digital India initiative?

[A]Surat [B]Kolkata [C]Varanasi [D]Allahabad

2. Which of the following ministries has launched UDAY scheme?

[A]Ministry of Minority Affairs [B]Ministry of Law and Justice


[C]Ministry of Power [D]Ministry of Shipping

3. Who among the following is current Chinese Vice President?

[A]Wang Yong [B]Li Yuanchao [C]Yang Jing [D]Li Keqiang

4. Which country topped the 2015 Global Prosperity Index?

[A]Switzerland [B]Norway [C]Denmark [D]Sweden


5. What is the minimum and maximum investment allowed under the Sovereign Gold Bond
Scheme (SGBS) 2015?

[A]2 grams and 500 grams of physical gold [B]5 grams and 400 grams of physical gold
[C]2grams and 400 grams of physical gold [D]5 grams and 500 grams of physical gold

6. Which state has launched APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna?

[A]Madhya Pradesh [B]Gujarat [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Maharashtra

7. Indian origin Harjit Sajjan has been sworn in as Defence Minister of which country?
[A]Australia [B]Mauritius [C]Canada [D]Singapore

8. Which was the host country of recent ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM)-Plus?
[A]Malaysia [B]Indonesia [C]Vietnam [D]Singapore

9. Who is the author of the book titled Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations?
[A]Satyarth Joshi [B]Nandan Nilekani [C]Ratan Tata [D]Vishal Sikka

10. Who has been nominated as life President of the Hockey India?

[A]Vidya Stokes [B]Sharad Pawar [C]Mukhal Roy [D]Manpreeth Singh

1. What is the Swachh Bharat cess on services?

[A]0.25% [B]0.50% [C]0.75% [D]1.00%

2. Who is the winner of the 2015 Vishnudas Bhave Award?

[A]Ashok Saraf [B]Vikram Gokhale [C]Mohan Gokhale [D]Neena Kulkarni

3. Who is the fastest Indian bowler to reach 150-Test wicket landmark?

[A]Mohammed Shami [B]Umesh Yadav [C]Bhuvaneshwar Kumar [D]Ravichandran Ashwin

4. Heena Sidhu is related to which sports?

[A]Handball [B]Badminton [C]Shooting [D]Archery

5. Which Indian state is set to develop first Mega Tourism Circuit of the country?

[A]Himachal Pradesh [B]Kerala [C]Karnataka [D]Gujarat

6. Which of the following has been named as Worlds healthiest country?

[A]Italy [B]Singapore [C]Australia [D]Switzerland

7. Which Indian state has the highest graduate unemployment rate?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Mizoram [C]Kerala [D]Punjab


8. The 2015 Paragliding World Cup (PWC) was held in which state?

[A]Assam [B]Himachal Pradesh [C]Uttarakhand [D]Arunachal Pradesh

9. Under Indian Gold Coin 2015, what denominations of gold coins are issued?

[A]5, 10 and 15 grams [B]5, 10 and 20 grams [C]10, 15 and 20 grams [D]10, 15 and 25 grams

10. National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) is located in which city?

[A]Mumbai [B]Hyderabad [C]Chennai [D]Kolkata

1. Mana Patel and Virdhawal Khade are related to which sports?

[A]Wrestling [B]Boxing [C]Swimming [D]Shooting

2. Which country is World No. 1 in FIFA latest rankings?

[A]Brazil [B]Belgium [C]Germany [D]Argentina

3. China -Taiwan summit was held in which country?

[A]Indonesia [B]Singapore [C]Thailand [D]Vietnam

4. Who is appointed as MD of Oxford University Press India (OUPI)?

[A]V Sivaramakrishnan [B]Vivek Patel [C]Santosh Kulkarni [D]Satish Yadav

5. Which of the following ministries has launched SATYAM programme?

[A]Ministry of Finance [B]Ministry of External Affairs


[C]Ministry of Science and Technology [D]Ministry of Power

6. Which committee has recommended major changes in IIT entrance examination?

[A]Ashok Misra committee [B]Rameshwar committee

[C]Rajesh Arora committee [D]Alok Naik committee

7. Baglihar Hydro Electric Power Project is located in which Indian state?

[A]Himachal Pradesh [B]Jammu and Kashmir [C]Uttarakhand [D]Punjab

8. Which country is sending its largest warship against Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq?
[A]France [B]Britain [C]Canada [D]USA

9. Which Indian boxer registered his second successive knockout triumph?

[A]Mandeep Jangra [B]Akhil Kumar [C]Jitender Kumar [D]Vijender Singh

10. Who is the new Prime Minister of Canada?


[A]Vivian Barbot [B]Denis Lebel [C]David Johnston [D]Justin Trudeau

1. First international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which
city?

[A]Jaipur [B]New Delhi [C]Bangalore [D]Panaji

2. Which of the following countries launched the satellite named Yaogan-28?

[A]South Korea [B]North Korea [C]Japan [D]China

3. INDRA-2015, is the joint military exercise of India with which country?

[A]Britain [B]France [C]Russia [D]USA

4. Who ranked first in the Fortune India list of 50 most-powerful businesswomen for 2015?
[A]Chanda Kochhar [B]Shikha Sharma [C]Arundhati Bhattacharya [D]Nishi Vasudeva

5. Which country has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on
7th November, 2015?

[A]Guinea [B]Liberia [C]Sierra Leone [D]Nigeria.

6. Which satellite will be launched by ISRO to study on solar eclipses?


[A]Satellite Surya [B]Satellite Aditya [C]Satellite Bhaskara [D]Satellite Agni

7. What is the deadline to achieve all villages electrification under Deendayal Upadhyaya
Grameen Jyoti Yojana ( DDUGJY)?

[A]31st March 2016 [B]2nd October 2016 [C]31st December 2016 [D]31st March 2017

8. What is name of the Indian culture week launched in China, recently?

[A]India in Beijing [B]India in Shanghai [C]India in Tianjin [D]India in China

9. National Centre for Radio Astrophysics is located in which city?

[A]Jaipur [B]Chennai [C]Hyderabad [D]Pune

10. NITI Aayogs task force on agriculture was headed by?

[A]Ramesh Chand [B]Arvind Panagariya [C]M S Swaminathan [D]Bibek Debroy

1. Which day is celebrated as National Legal Services Day (NLSD) in India?

[A]5 November [B]7 November [C]9 November [D]11 November

2. What is the range of Indias strategic missile Agni-IV?

[A]2500 KM [B]3000 KM [C]3500 KM [D]4000 KM


3. Who is appointed as the first Ombudsman at BCCI?

[A]S K Kapur [B]K.S. Hedge [C]A P Shah [D]H.R. Khanna

4. Who is the author of the book titled To the Brink and Back: Indias 1991 Story?

[A]C Rangarajan [B]Jairam Ramesh [C]Mani Subramanian [D]Manmohan Singh

5. Recently, which partially recognized statess proposal for membership was rejected by
UNESCO?

[A]Somaliland [B]Palestine [C]Sahrawi [D]Kosovo

6. Which among the following countries will host the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016?
[A]France [B]Russia [C]Germany [D]Turkey

7. First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was held in which city?

[A]Kolkata [B]New Delhi [C]Chennai [D]Ahmedabad

8. What is the name of Indias maiden indigenous massive online open courseware for
students?

[A]Swayam [B]Mythri [C]Vidyam [D]Sakshar

9. Which of the following global companies bagged the contracts for setting up of locomotive
factories in Bihar?

[A]Alstom and Siemens [B]GE and Alstom

[C]Bombardier Inc. and Siemens [D]GE and Siemens

10. Which of the following holds the sobriquet City of Letters?

[A]Kottayam [B]Madurai [C]Mysuru [D]Patna

1. Which is the first Indian state to launch auction of mines?

[A]West Bengal [B]Gujarat [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Karnataka

2. Who is appointed as vice-chairman of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS)?

[A]Nachiket M. Mor [B]C Rangarajan [C]Raghuram Rajan [D]D Subbarao

3. Which day is celebrated as World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015?

[A]6th November [B]8th November [C]10th November [D]12th November

4. The Union Government has constituted a committee to study about the following rivers?
[A]River Godavari [B]River Saraswati [C]River Krishna [D]River Narmada
5. Which among the following organisations published the report titled World Energy Outlook
2015?

[A]World Bank

[B]International Energy Agency (IEA)

[C]International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

[D]International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

6. What is the enhanced FIPBs monetary limit to approve foreign investment proposals?

[A]Rs 3,500 crore [B]Rs 4,000 crore [C]Rs 4,500 crore [D]Rs 5,000 crore

7. What percent of FDI is allowed in Coffee plantation in India?

[A]49% [B]51% [C]70% [D]100%

8. As per Census 2011, which state has lowest female literacy rate in India?

[A]Bihar [B]Rajasthan [C]Assam [D]Madhya Pradesh

9. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of UN has declared the year 2016 as the __?
[A]International Year of Soils [B]International Year of Family Farming

[C]International Year of Quinoa [D]International Year of Pulses

10. India is a member of which of the following organisations?

1. International law Commission (ILC)

2. International Court of Justice (ICJ) 3. International Criminal Court (ICC) Select the correct
option from the codes given below:

[A]1 and 2 only [B]1 and 3 only [C]2 and 3 only [D]All of them

1. In which among the following sectors, 100% FDI is allowed under automatic route in India?
[A]Duty Free Shops [B]Defence [C] Banking [D]Broadcasting

2. Who among the following is appointed as Executive Director at International Monetary Fund
(IMF)?

[A]G Goapalakrishna B]K C Chakrabarty [C]Subir Gokarn [D]Anand Sinha

3. Which country hosted the International Summit on Migration between EU and African
leaders?

[A]Egypt [B]Greece [C]Malta [D]Italy


4. Which educational institute in India placed in worlds top 100 universities for engineering and
technology?

[A]IIT, Kharagpur [B]IISC, Bangalore [C]IIT, Delhi [D]IIT, Mumbai

5. What is the aim of recently launched initiative called Project ASMAN in India?

[A]To reduce Infant Mortality rate

[B]To increase literacy rate

[C]To provide internet connectivity in rural areas

[D]To increase Indian Exports in Service sector.

6. The first International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE) was held in which among the
following countries?

[A]India [B]France [C]Australia [D]Sri Lanka

7. Who presented with the 2015 Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime
achievement?

[A]Shivkumar Sharma [B]Jasraj [C]Amjad Ali Khan [D]Zakir Hussain

8. Who among the following Indians are listed in an inaugural Global Diversity List?

[A]Anna Hazare and Medha Patkar [B]Bindeshwar Pathak and Purnima Mehta

[C]Aruna Roy and Anna Hazare [D]Bindeshwar Pathak and Aruna Roy

9. Who is the winner of the 2015 International Childrens Peace Prize?

[A]Om Prakash Gurjar [B]Abraham M Keita [C]Malala Yousafzai [D]Neha Gupta

10. Who is the first cricketer to complete 10000 runs in Ranji Tropy?

[A]Hrishikesh Kanitkar [B]Mithun Manhas [C]Wasim Jaffer [D]Amol Muzumdar.

1. Basaveshwara whose statue was unveiled by Indian Prime Minister in London was a
famous poet in which language?

[A]Tamil [B] Malayalam [C]Sanskrit [D]Kannada

2. Exercise Livewire, was conducted by which among the following security forces in India?
[A]Indian Army [B]Indian Navy [C]Indian Air Force [D]Border Security Force

3. Ashok Lahiri committee was formed to sort out which among the following issues?

[A]Safety of Railway passengers [B]Cleaning of Ganga River


[C]Intellectual property rights [D]Taxation problem being faced by the trade and industry

4. Comac C919 aircraft is developed by which among the following countries?

[A]China [B]Japan [C]France [D]Australia

5. Which country was provisionally suspended from International athletics on doping charges?
[A]China [B]Russia [C]Ukraine [D]Mexico

6. Consider the following statements about the recently launched GSAT-15 satellite of India:

1. GSAT -15 is a remote sensing satellite.

2. It was launched by using PSLV C23 vehicle. Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?

[A]1 only [B]2 only [C]Both 1 and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

7. Which tool is launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development for a Comprehensive


Self Review for Schools?

[A]SAMPOORN [B]SARANSH [C]SANDESH [D]SAHAS

8. Which country won highest number of medals in the recent World Youth Chess
Championships?

[A]Russia [B]China [C]India [D]Japan

9. Arrange the following countries in descending order of their FDI contribution to India. 1.
Singapore 2. Japan 3. Mauritius 4. United Kingdom Select the correct option form the below
given codes?

[A]1,3,2 and 4 [B]1,3,4 and 2 [C]3,1,2 and 4 [D]3,1,4 and 2

10. Kaziranga National park is located in which state of India?

[A]Assam [B]Karnataka [C]West Bengal [D]Madhya Pradesh

1. Which Indian state is considered home to the Citrus Indica, the very first species of citrus
fruits in the world?

[A]Himachal Pradesh [B]Manipur [C]Meghalaya [D]Kerala

2. Which Indian state has launched the Asias first Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme?
[A]Madhya Pradesh [B]Haryana [C]Gujarat [D]Rajasthan

3. Wangala (also known as Hundred Drums), a harvest festival is celebrated by which tribe in
India?

[A]Jaintia tribe [B]Khasi tribe [C]Garo tribe [D]Bodo tribe


4. Which Indian state is set to open an university exclusively for research-oriented studies
related to gender?

[A]Gujarat [B]Kerala [C]Karnataka [D]Tamilnadu

5. Who is the chairman of a governing council formed to oversee the activities of the National
Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)?

[A]Prime Minister [B]Finance Minister [C]Commerce Minister [D]Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog

6. Presently, what is the maximum value that can be stored in any prepaid card (issued by
banks and authorised non-bank entities) at any point of time?

[A]Rs 25,000/- [B]Rs 50,000/- [C]Rs 1,00,000/- [D]Rs 2,00,000/-

7. Aung San Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy (NLD) party has won the election in
which country?

[A]Cambodia [B]Myanmar [C]Thailand [D]Indonesia

8. Which one of the following has launched the countrys first low-income state infrastructure
equity partnership (or the Neev fund)?

[A]State Bank of India [B]HDFC Bank [C]ICICI Bank [D]Life Insurance Corporation of India

9. What is the name of Indias first mobile-based platform to facilitate global investments for
domestic retail investors?

[A]Indostock [B]Infystock [C]Stockal [D]Glostock

10. What is the free remittance limit under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)?

[A]USD 1,50,000 per financial year [B]USD 2,50,000 per financial year

[C]USD 3,50,000 per financial year [D]USD 5,00,000 per financial year

1. Which is the first state to start e- auction of mines in India?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Tamilnadu [C]Jharkhand [D]West Bengal

2. The 19th International Childrens Film Festival of India is organised in which city?

[A]Kolkata [B]Bangalore [C]Hyderabad [D]Panaji

3. Who has won the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of Formula-1?

[A]Mark Webber [B]Nico Rosberg [C]Sebastian Vettel [D]Jenson Button

4. Kamala Laxman, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Architect [B]Environmentalist [C]Author [D]Journalist
5. Which one of the following organisation has launched Financial Infrastructure Development
Network (FIDN)?

[A]BRICS [B]OECD [C]APEC [D]IMF

6. Consider the following statements about New Pension Scheme (NPS):

1. Non-resident Indians (NRIs) are allowed to invest in NPS.

2. The minimum investment limit per year under NPS Tier-I account is Rs 6000/-. Which of
the statements given above is/are correct?

[A]1 only [B]2 only [C]Both 1 and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

7. Which country is set to host the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders
summit?

[A]Australia [B]Thailand [C]Philippines [D]Indonesia

8. In context to Indias defence system, Maareech refers which one of the following?
[A]Intercontinental Ballistic Missile [B]Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

[C]Advanced Torpedo Defence System [D]Integrated Submarine Sonar System.

9. On which date, World Diabetes Day is observed?

[A]November 10 [B]November 12 [C]November 14 [D]November 16

10. Doyang Lake, famous as a roosting site for longest travelling raptors Amur Falcons is
located in which state?

[A]Assam [B]Meghalaya [C]Nagaland [D]Manipur

1. Who is set to become the Indias next Permanent Representative to UN?

[A]Arun Kumar Singh [B]Syed Akbaruddin [C]Subrahmanyam Jaishankar [D]Sujatha Singh

2. Which one of the following alert is introduced by Interpol on a pilot basis to locate and seize
illicit assets of criminals globally?

[A]Black Notice [B]Orange Notice [C]Silver Notice [D]Purple Notice

3. On which date, The United Nations (UN) International Day for Tolerance is observed?
[A]November 10 [B]November 16 [C]November 21 [D]November 24

4. Which Indian state will organise the Nypunyam 2016, an International Skill Summit?
[A]Tamilnadu [B]Kerala [C]Maharashtra [D]Punjab

5. Which country is considered to have the largest reserve of recoverable uranium in the world?
[A]Canada [B]Australia [C]Russia [D]Kazakhstan Show Answer .
6. In context to defence system in India, Samarth refers which one of the following?
[A]Torpedo recovery vessel [B]Offshore patrol vessel

[C]Aircraft carrier [D]Amphibious warfare ship

7. With respect to the India-UK Relations, which of the following statements is / are correct?

1. 2016 will be celebrated as the UK-India Year of Culture. 2. Recently, India and United
Kingdom have signed Free Trade agreement. Select the correct option from the codes given
below:

[A]1 only [B]2 only [C]Both 1and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

8. Madame Tussauds, world famous Wax Museum, will open its new venture in which city of
India?

[A]Bangalore [B]Chennai [C]Mumbai [D]New Delhi

9. In which among the following cities, Indias first AMRIT pharmacy outlet was opened?
[A]Bhuvneshwar [B]Surat [C]Mangalore [D]New Delhi

10. Who among the following is the winner of the 2015 Infosys Prize for Social Sciences?
[A]Srinath Raghavan [B]Amit Sharma [C]Mohan Maharaj [D]G Ravindra Kumar

1. The SKILLS 2015 International Conference will be held in which city?

[A]Jaipur [B]Bangalore [C]Ahmedabad [D]Hyderabad

2. Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur campaign is launched by which company in Telangana state?


[A]Infosys [B]Intel [C]Flipkart [D]Wipro

3. Which is the most powerful supercomputer in the world currently?

[A]Titan [B]Tianhe-2 [C]Sequoia [D]Mira

4. Who among the following is honored with UN Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Champion?
[A]Ajinder Walia [B]Kiren Rijiju [C]Shekher Chaturvedi [D]Sreeja S. Nair

5. Indias first mega silk cluster will come up in which Indian state?

[A]Assam [B]Karnataka [C]West Bengal [D]Andhra Pradesh

6. Which day is observed as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities?

[A]November 17 [B]November 20 [C]November 26 [D]December 3

7. What is WT1190F?

[A]Humanoid Robot [B]Space Junk [C]Super Computer [D]A Type of Virus


8. Satya Paul Agarwal, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Cardiologist [B]Space scientist [C]Environmentalist [D]Neurosurgeon

9. What is the Indias rank in 2015 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report?

[A]55 [B]65 [C]70 [D]80

10. The term Doha Round of Negotiations, is related to which of the following organisations?
[A]G20 [B]IAEA [C]WTO [D]ASEAN

1. What is the Indias rank in Global Gender Gap Index for 2015?

[A]75 [B]90 [C]99 [D]108

2. National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research (NARF) will come up in which city?
[A]Hyderabad [B]Kolkata [C]Bhopal [D]Chennai

3. What percent of disinvestment in Coal India has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on
Economic Affairs?

[A]6 per cent [B]10 per cent [C]14 per cent [D]18 per cent

4. ICFT- UNESCO Fellini Prize is related to which one of the following fields?

[A]Architecture [B]Films [C]Literature [D] Science

5. Satellite EKS Kosmos-2510 was launched by which one of the following countries?

[A]Japan [B]South Korea [C]North Korea [D]Russia

6. International Centre of Excellence in Investigation (ICEI) will be set up in which city?


[A]Nagpur [B]Pune [C]Ghaziabad [D]Kanpur

7. Indias largest single location greenfield steel project has been commissioned in which state?
[A]Karnataka [B]West Bengal [C]Odisha [D]Tamil Nadu

8. What is GJ1132b?

[A]Super Computer [B]Exoplanet [C]Satellite [D]Electronic Chip

9. Who was the author of the book Inside IB and RAW: The Rolling Stone That Gathered
Moss?

[A]Ashok Chaturvedi [B]Vikram Sood [C]Shankaran Nair [D]K C Verma

10. Who is the present Secretary-General of Interpol?

[A]Sir Richard Jackson [B]Jurgen Stock [C]Jackie Selebi [D]Ronald K Noble .

1. Which of the following condition support Rice cultivation?


[A]Minimum rainfall 100 cm to 200 cm [B]Temperature range from 16C 27C

[C]Land located near river delta [D]All of the above

2. Basel-III reforms are related to which of the following?

[A] Banking [B]Environment [C]Sustainable development [D]Disaster management

3. Which of the following countries was host to the G 20 summit for the Year 2015?

[A]Turkey [B]France [C]Germany [D]China

4. Kohvar and Sohrai are two famous paintings practised by womens of which of the following
state in India?

[A]Uttar Pradesh [B]Jharkhand [C]Chhatishgarh [D]Maharastra.

5. Which of the following is related to 99th constitutional amendment act in Indian constitution?

[A]Formation of a National Judicial Appointments Commission

[B]Amendment of First Schedule to Constitution

[C]Promotion of Co-operative Societies

[D]To empower the Governor of Karnataka to take steps to develop the Hyderabad-Karnataka
Region

6. Which two diseases have been reported to cause for highest number of global death of
children in India?

[A]Pneumonia, Diarrhoea [B]Measles,Chickenpox

[C]Rubela,Whooping cough [D]Rubela,Pneumonia

7. Who among the following Indian personalities is the co-author of the recently released book
The Great Indian Diet?

[A]Shilpa Shetty [B]Amitabh Bachhan [C]Daboo Malik [D]Mahesh Bhat

8. World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day for Year 2015 was observed on which
date?

[A]16 November [B]17 November [C]18 November [D]19 November

9. Who among the following has written Brahma Sutra, one of the fundamental texts of the
Vedanta school of Hinduism?

[A]Swami Vivekanand [B]Adi Shankaracharya


[C]Ramkrishna Paramhansha [D]Swami Dayanand Saraswati

10. Which of the following is the prevaling system for appointment of Judges to High Court and
Supreme Court of India?

[A]National Judicial Appointment Commision [B]Collegium System

[C]Executive method of appointment [D]Merit selection and legislative appointment

1. What is the Indias rank in the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2015?

[A]4th [B]6th [C]8th [D]10th

2. On which date, World Fisheries Day is observed?

[A]November 15 [B]November 17 [C]November 19 [D]November 21

3. In context to the Indian defence system, Nishant refers to which one of the following?
[A]Torpedo Defence System [B]Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

[C]Unmanned Aerial Vehicle [D]Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

4. Which country hosted the 2015 ASEAN summit?

[A]Singapore [B]Indonesia [C]Vietnam [D]Malaysia

5. Who has won the 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize?

[A]Nizar Nayyouf [B]Zaina Erhaim [C]Wang Juntao [D]Reza Alijani

6. Which among the following will be awarded with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament
and Development for 2015?

[A]African Development Bank [B]UNESCO [C]UNHCR [D]Red Cross Society

7. Who is the chairman of the Seventh Central Pay Commission?

[A]R M Lodha [B]A.K Mathur [C]Altamas Kabir [D]P Sathasivam

8. Which among the following states is the host for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
2015?

[A]Kerala [B]Maharashtra [C] Goa [D]Karnataka

9. Who is the chairman of the committee on Revisiting & Revitalizing the PPP model of
Infrastructure Development?

[A]Rajiv Mehrishi [B]Vijay Kelkar [C]Bimal Jalan [D]Montek Singh Ahluwalia

10. Which one of the following were asked to burden with high tax in the latest G20 Summit?
[A]Sugar and its Products [B]Alcoholic products
[C]Nicotine and Tobacco Products [D]Dairy products

1. Who among the following is the recipient of the first Distinguished Indologist award?
[A]Romila Thapar [B]Wendy Doniger

[C]Heinrich von Stietencron [D]Bannanje Govindacharya

2. Who among the following has been appointed as a member to the high-level panel on health
by United Nations (UN)?

[A]P M Bhargava [B]Yusuf Hamied [C]Devi Prasad Shetty [D]Ashok Seth

3. Who among the following is the winner of the IBSF World Snooker Championship 2015?
[A]Geet Sethi [B]Aditya Mehta [C]Pankaj Advani [D]Ashok Sandilya

4. Who among the following has been elected as President of FICCI for 2016?

[A]Venugopal Dhoot [B]Rajan Raheja [C]Harshavardhan Neotia [D]Sanjiv Goenka

5. In which country, the worlds second largest diamond ever has been discovered?

[A]South Africa [B]Botswana [C]Democratic Republic of Congo [D]Namibia

6. The second World Congress for Disaster Management was held in which city?

[A]Chennai [B]Kolkata [C]Vishakapatnam [D]Mumbai

7. Which country is the winner of the 2015 Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament?

[A]China [B]India [C]Malaysia [D]Japan

8. Who is the author of the book titled- The modern Gurukul?

[A]Rekha Ganesan [B]Sonali Bendre [C]Anupam Kher [D]Amitabh Harivansh

9. Who among the following Indian women farmer is included in BBCs list of 100 most
aspirational women?

[A]Shoba Pramila [B]Lakshmi Kumari [C]Rimppi Kumari [D]M Mahadevi

10. Which one of the following space agency is attempting to grow flowers in space?
[A]Roscosmos [B]European Space Agency

[C]NASA [D]China National Space Administration (CNSA)

1. Who among the following is the recipient of the first Distinguished Indologist award?
[A]Romila Thapar [B]Wendy Doniger

[C]Heinrich von Stietencron [D]Bannanje Govindacharya


2. Who among the following has been appointed as a member to the high-level panel on health
by United Nations (UN)?

[A]P M Bhargava [B]Yusuf Hamied [C]Devi Prasad Shetty [D]Ashok Seth.

3. Who among the following is the winner of the IBSF World Snooker Championship 2015?
[A]Geet Sethi [B]Aditya Mehta [C]Pankaj Advani [D]Ashok Sandilya.

4. Who among the following has been elected as President of FICCI for 2016?

[A]Venugopal Dhoot [B]Rajan Raheja [C]Harshavardhan Neotia [D]Sanjiv Goenka

5. In which country, the worlds second largest diamond ever has been discovered?

[A]South Africa [B]Botswana [C]Democratic Republic of Congo [D]Namibia

6. The second World Congress for Disaster Management was held in which city?

[A]Chennai [B]Kolkata [C]Vishakapatnam [D]Mumbai

7. Which country is the winner of the 2015 Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament?

[A]China [B]India [C]Malaysia [D]Japan

8. Who is the author of the book titled- The modern Gurukul?

[A]Rekha Ganesan [B]Sonali Bendre [C]Anupam Kher [D]Amitabh Harivansh.

9. Who among the following Indian women farmer is included in BBCs list of 100 most
aspirational women?

[A]Shoba Pramila [B]Lakshmi Kumari [C]Rimppi Kumari [D]M Mahadevi

10. Which one of the following space agency is attempting to grow flowers in space?
[A]Roscosmos [B]European Space Agency

[C]NASA [D]China National Space Administration

1. Which among the following committee has been set up for promotion of Sanskrit language?
[A]N Gopalaswami committee [B]Deviprasad Mishra committee

[C]Ramesh Bharadwaj committee [D]Chand Kiran Salooja committee

2. The East Asia Summit 2015 was held in which country?

[A]Singapore [B]Indonesia [C]Philippines [D]Malaysia

3. Who will be the Chief Guest at the 67th Republic Day parade of January 26, 2016?

[A]Dilma Rousseff [B]Joko Widodo [C]Francois Hollande [D]Jacob Zuma


4. Which Indian state has signed a historic sister-state agreement with South Australia?

[A]West Bengal [B]Rajasthan [C]Madhya Pradesh [D]Andhra Pradesh

5. Who became the first Indian to win the Asian Woman Footballer of the Year award in the
United Kingdom?

[A]Upamati Devi [B]Aditi Chauhan [C]Chitra Gangadharan [D]Anjana Saikia

6. Who among the following has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the
Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards for 2013 and 2014?

[A]Khushwant Singh [B]Kuldip Nayar [C]Asif Noorani [D]Gauhar Raza

7. Which Indian state has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting the most
number of saplings in one day?

[A]Karnataka [B]Tamil Nadu [C]Rajasthan [D]Uttar Pradesh

8. What are masala bonds?

[A]Rupee denominated domestic bonds [B]Rupee denominated overseas bonds

[C]Dollar denominated overseas bonds [D]Dollar denominated domestic bonds

9. Which among the following has pledged 120 million dollar loan to finance cross-border
electricity link between Indian and Bangladesh?

[A]World Bank [B]IMF [C]Asian Development Bank [D]Japan Development Bank.

10. Which country is conducting the first South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise
(SAADMEx) 2015?

[A]Myanmar [B]India [C]Sri Lanka [D]Bangladesh

1. Who has won the recent presidential election in Argentina?

[A]Sergio Massa [B]Mauricio Macri [C]Daniel Scioli [D]Carlos Zannini

2. Who among the following will be awarded with the Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award in
2016?

[A]Aruna Irani [B]Kiran Kumar [C]Prashant Damle [D]Mohan Joshi

3. T S Papola, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Engineering [B]Poetry [C]Journalism [D] Economy

4. Who among the following has won the 2015 ATP World Tour Finals title ?

[A]Rafael Nadal [B]S Wawrinka [C]Novak Djokovic [D]Roger Federer


5. The headquarters of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) are
located in which city?

[A]Madrid [B]London [C]Paris [D]Vienna

6. The biggest pharmaceuticals merger deal in history of healthcare sector involves which of
the following two drug makers?

[A]Abbott Laboratories and Allergan [B]Pfizer and Allergan

[C]Pfizer and Amgen [D]Abbott Laboratories and Amgen

7. For what purpose, a web-based Portal e-lala was launched?

[A]To eradicate child labour [B]To promote rural education

[C]To protect small traders [D]To promote ancient languages

8. Who among the following has been nominated as the United States (US) director of the
ADB?

[A]Sam Arora [B]Swati Dandekar [C]Bhagwan Dashairya [D]Aruna Miller

9. Which country has signed a deal to install first nuclear power plant in Egypt?

[A]China [B]Russia [C]United States [D]Iran

10. Worlds largest animal cloning centre will come up in which country?

[A]United States [B]China [C]Russia [D]India

1. Who among the following is appointed as chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme
(TOPS)?

[A]Rahul Dravid [B]Anju Bobby [C]Mary Kom [D]Pullela Gopichand.

2. Mahip Singh, who passed away recently, was related to which among the following fields?
[A]Social activism [B]Chemical engineering [C]Literature [D]Architecture.

3. What is the range of the nuclear-capable Dhanush missile?

[A]250 KM [B]350 KM [C]450 KM [D]500 KM.

4. Which year is the new deadline to for completion of rural connectivity through all- weather
roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)?

[A]2016 [B]2017 [C]2018 [D]2019.

5. Which among the following banks got in-principal approval form RBI for setting up of a Trade
Receivables Discounting System (TReDS)?
[A]Kotak Mahindra bank [B]ICICI Bank [C]Axis Bank [D]HDFC Bank.

6. Which state has launched Tourist Mitra, the tourist-friendly police force?

[A]West Bengal [B]Karnataka [C]Gujarat [D]Andhra Pradesh.

7. Which among the following countries has launched the Canadian communication satellite
Telstar 12V?

[A]China [B]Japan [C]Canada [D]Australia

8. Orange the world campaign, is related to which among the following organisations?
[A]United Nations (UN) [B]OECD [C]NATO [D]World Bank

9. According to a new report by United Nations (UN), which country was most-affected by
weather-related disasters between 1995 and 2015?

[A]United States [B]China [C]India [D]Indonesia

10. Which organisation(s) got the in-principle approval from RBI to function as the Bharat Bill
Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) in BBPS?

[A]Axis Bank [B]NPCI [C]SIDBI [D]All the above

1. Who is the new President of ASSOCHAM?

[A]Deepak Mahajan [B]Ved Jain [C]Sunil Kanoria [D]Sandeep Jajodia

2. Which among the following union ministries has launched the scheme titled SAMBHAV?
[A]Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment [B]Ministry of Power

[C]Ministry of Railways [D]Ministry of Rural Development

3. Which country will host the 12th South Asian Games in 2016?

[A]Bangladesh [B]India [C]Myanmar [D]Sri Lanka

4. The World Robot Conference 2015 was hosted by which country?

[A]Japan [B]South Korea [C]Singapore [D]China

5. The headquarters of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) are located in which
country?

[A]France [B]Germany [C]Russia [D]Canada

6. What amount of insurance is provided for Rupay classic card holders?

[A]Rs. 50,000/- [B]Rs. 75,000/- [C]Rs. 1,00,000/- [D]Rs 2,00,000/-


7. On which date, the World Milk Day is observed?

[A]June 1 [B]July 4 [C]October 25 [D]November 26

8. The Asias Longest Beach Festival will be held in which state/union territory of India?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Karnataka [C]Daman and Diu [D]Lakshadweep

9. The idea of Solar Alliance has been mooted by which country?

[A]China [B]India [C]Australia [D]USA

10. Which country is the manufacturer of the Rafale fighter aircrafts?

[A]USA [B]Russia [C]France [D]China

1. Which country has approved the human consumption of a genetically engineered (GE)
Salmon?

[A]Japan [B]China [C]United States [D]Australia

2. Which among the following countries are playing the first day-night Test cricket match?
[A]Australia and West Indies [B]Australia and New Zealand

[C]Sri Lanka and New Zealand [D]West Indies and Sri Lanka

3. The World Robot Olympiad 2016 will be held in which city?

[A]Bangalore [B]Beijing [C]New Delhi [D]Tokyo

4. In which country, a new form gold that is as light as air was created by scientists?

[A]Japan [B]China [C]Switzerland [D]France

5. Noboru Karashima, who passed away recently, related to which among the following fields?
[A]Environmentalist [B]Peace activist [C]Historian [D]Physicist

6. Who has been declared the IAAFs male athlete of the year for 2015?

[A]Will Claye [B]Christian Taylor [C]Usain Bolt [D]Ashton Eaton

7. Which banking major is shutting down its private banking operations in India?

[A]BNP Paribas [B]Deutsche Bank [C]HSBC [D]Standard Chartered Bank

8. The Bhavishya online system was launched for what purpose?

[A]Online Insurance tracking system [B]Online pension tracking system

[C]Online MSME registration system [D]Online passport tracking system


9. Who among the following has been awarded the Freedom of the City of Cape Town?
[A]Denis Goldberg [B]Ahmed Kathrada [C]Prakash Utsav [D]Govan Mebki

10. Which among the following birds spotted in India is under Critically Endangered category of
IUCN?

[A]White-rumped Vulture [B]Great Knot [C]Egyptian Vulture [D]Steppe Eagle

1. Who will be the first woman Secretary-General of the Commonwealth?

[A]Gareth Peirce [B]Justline Thornton [C]Baroness Patricia [D]Cherie Blair

2. Which of the following states will be the second to set up NRI Commission?

[A]Maharashtra [B]Kerala [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Karnataka

3. In what context, Advance Pricing Agreements are used?

[A]Intellectual Property Rights [B]Taxation [C]Nuclear co-operation [D]Climate change

4. Which of the following states will build a 55-metre replica of Eiffel Tower in its capital city?
[A]Maharashtra [B] Telangana [C]West Bengal [D]Kerala

5. Which country has planned to build worlds first salt lake data centre?

[A]USA [B]India [C]China [D]Japan

6. India co-developed the Barak-8 missile with which country?

[A]Brazil [B]Indonesia [C]Israel [D]France

7. Which of the following countries is a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)?

[A]India [B]Pakistan [C]Brazil [D]Iran

8. Antonio Costa is the Prime Minister of which country?

[A]Spain [B]Portugal [C]Italy [D]Sweden

9. Who among the following has unveiled a stationary bicycle that can generate electricity in
India?

[A]Bharat Desai [B]C R Rao [C]Manoj Bhargava [D]Thomas Kailath

10. Which of the following institutes are placed within 100th rank in QS Graduate Employability
rankings in the world?

[A]IIT Kharagpur and IISC Bangalore [B]IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi

[C]IIT Bombay and IISC Bangalore [D]IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bombay
1. Who has won the 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament?

[A]Saina Nehwal [B]P V Sindhu [C]Jwala Gutta [D]Ashwini Ponnappa

2. Who is the author of the book titled-Vanessa and Her Sister?

[A]Raj Kamal Jha [B]Priya Parmar [C]Akhil Sharma [D]Neel Mukherjee

3. Who among the following is honoured with the Mahatma Phule Samata Award 2015?
[A]Anna Hazare [B]Arundhati Roy [C]Aruna Roy [D]Sandeep Pandey

4. Which country will host the BRICS Media Summit 2015?

[A]South Africa [B]Brazil [C]China [D]Brazil

5. The headquarters of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) are located at which city?
[A]Vienna [B]London [C]Tokyo [D]Oslo

6. Which among the following organisations has launched the programme-Enable Makeathon?
[A]Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) [B]Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

[C]International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) [D]UNESCO

7. Which among the following organisations has released the report titled-Lived Anomaly?
[A]IUCN [B]UNESCO [C]Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) [D]UNEP

8. The second International Conference on Ramlila was held in which city?

[A]New Delhi [B]Bangalore [C]Port of Spain [D]Port Louis

9. In context to Indian defence system, INS Kadmatt belongs to which type?

[A]Guided missile frigate [B]Research vessel

[C]Offshore patrol vessel [D]Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette

10. The Bharat Stage (BS)-V norms will be implemented from which year?

[A]2017 [B]2018 [C]2019 [D]2020

1. Which of the following countries are anchor investors of the Commonwealth Trade Financing
Facility?

[A]India, Sri Lanka, Malta and Mauritius

[B]India, Sri Lanka, Australia and Mauritius

[C]Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom

[D]Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and Nigeria


2. Who of the following cricketers is suspended from bowling in international cricket by ICC?
[A]Taskin Ahmed [B]Imran Tahir [C]Lasith Malinga [D]Sunil Narine

3. Which of the following countries has won the Davis Cup 2015?

[A]Belgium [B]Great Britain [C]Spain [D]Switzerland

4. Who is the author of the book titled-The Book of Gold Leaves ?

[A]Anuradha Roy [B]Neel Mukherjee [C]Akhil Sharma [D]Mirza Waheed

5. Which of the following ministries has launched an online quiz programme titled BHARAT
KO JANIYE?

[A]Ministry of Culture [B]Ministry of HRD

[C]Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs [D]Ministry of Commerce

6. The headquarters of the Mashreq bank are located in which country?

[A]Israel [B]United Arab Emirates [C]Iran [D]Afghanistan

7. Who among the following are the winners of the 2015 Delhi Half Marathon?

[A]Birhanu Legese and Florence Kiplagat [B]Guye Adola and Cynthia Limo

[C]Guye Adola and Florence Kiplagat [D]Birhanu Legese and Cynthia Limo

8. Cairns Group is a coalition of which of the following countries?

[A]Coalition of 20 agricultural exporting nations [B]Coalition of 10 petrol exporting nations


[C]Coalition of 8 diamond exporting nations [D]Coalition of 15 gold exporting nations

9. Green bonds are what type of financial instruments?

[A]debt instruments [B] equity instruments [C]quasi-debt instruments [D]None of the above

10. Anirban Lahiri is related to which sports?

[A]Boxing [B]Tennis [C]Golf [D]Athletics


December
1. Which of the following films has won the prestigious Golden Peacock award at the IFFI 2015?
[A]Mustang [B]The Measure of a Man [C]Embrace of the Serpent [D]Eisenstein

2. What per cent of FDI is allowed in E-Commerce sector in India?

[A]49% [B]51% [C]75% [D]100%

3. Which of the following companies has launched the Safe Move-Traffic Safety Campaign?
[A]Mahindra & Mahindra [B]Ashok Leyland [C]Hyundai Motor India [D]TVS Motor

4. Which of the following currency has been added to the IMFs SDR currency basket, recently?
[A]Indian Rupee [B]Australian Dollar [C]Renminbi [D]Swiss Franc

5. Which of the following foreign borrowings are considered under External Commercial
Borrowings(ECBs) in India?

[A]Buyers credit [B]Suppliers credit [C]Bank loans [D]All the above

6. Who of the following has won the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship?
[A]Dronavalli Harika [B]Humpy Koneru [C]Mary Ann Gomes [D]Padmini Rout

7. Which of the following countries has been ranked at the top of ITUs ICT Development Index
(IDI) 2015?

[A]Switzerland [B]China [C]South Korea [D]Singapore

8. Which of the following countries has imposed economic sanctions against Turkey, recently?
[A]United States (US) [B]France [C]Russia [D]Germany

9. Eldar Ryazanov, who passed away recently, was related which of the following fields?
[A]Physicist [B]Films [C] Sports [D]Architecture

10. Which of the following countries has been ranked first in the latest Global Workforce
Happiness Index?

[A]Belgium [B]Norway [C]Costa Rica [D]South Africa

1. Which of the following countries has the worlds largest pension fund?

[A]China [B]United States [C]Japan [D]United Kingdom

2. Who of the following has been elected as the new President of Burkina Faso?

[A]Blaise Compaore [B]Thingbai Kabore [C]Zephirin Diabre [D]Roch Marc Christian Kabore

3. Which of the following organisations has launched an initiative titled Anticipate, Absorb,
Reshape to build climate resilience?
[A]G20 [B]Greenpeace [C]United Nations [D]BRICS

4. Robert Lewandowski is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Swimming [B]Football [C]Tennis [D]Chess

5. On which date, the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed?

[A]November 15 [B]November 30 [C]December 2 [D]December 10

6. Who among the following is the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation?

[A]Sheryl Sandberg [B]Marissa Mayer [C]Susan Desmond-Hellmann [D]Reed Hastings

7. Which of the following banks is the worlds largest bank by assets?

[A]Bank of America [B]Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

[C]BNP Paribas [D]Bank of China

8. Margi Sathi, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?

[A] Sports [B]Educationalist [C]Theatre artist D]Environmentalist

9. Which of the following organisations has launched the Transformative Carbon Asset Facility
(TCAF)?

[A]WTO [B]World Bank [C]BRICS [D]SCO

10. Which of the following metropolitan development authorities has won the E-India award at
E-India Summit 2015?

[A]Delhi Development Authority (DDA) [B]Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority


[C]Bangalore Development Authority [D]Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority

1. On which date, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed?

[A]September 21 [B]October 10 [C]December 3 [D]December 15

2. Which of the following campaigns has been launched by the Union Government for
differently-abled people?

[A]Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan [B]Sulabh Bharat Abhiyan

[C]Sojanya Bharat Abhiyan [D]Sanskirti Bharat Abhiyan

3. The proposed Dholera International airport will come up in which city?

[A]Mumbai [B]Kochi [C]Jaipur [D]Ahmedabad


4. Which of the following space agencies has launched the LISA Pathfinder?

[A]Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency [B]NASA

[C]European Space Agency [D]China National Space Administration

5. Who among the following personalities has been honoured with ITC Sangeet Samman 2015?
[A]Ajoy Chakrabarty [B]Lakshminarayana Subramaniam

[C]Ulhas Kashalkar [D]Deborshee Bhattacharjee

6. For what purpose, the GIAN scheme has been launched by the Union Government?

[A]To boost higher education [B]To boost rural health

[C]To boost telecom sector [D]To boost solar sector

7. Which of the following companies has signed a MoU with Akshaya Patra Foundation to
provide mid-day meal in Odisha?

[A]Airtel [B]Idea Cellular [C]Wipro [D]Infosys

8. According to the latest Brickwork Ratings report, which of the following states economy is
biggest in India in FY 2014-15?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Maharashtra [C]Kerala [D]Punjab

9. Which of the following banks is the first Indian bank to introduce Display Debit cards?
[A]HDFC Bank [B]Axis Bank [C]ICICI Bank [D]State Bank of India

10. M. A. M. Ramaswamy, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following
fields?

[A]Industrialist [B]Journalist [C]Space Scientist [D]Painter

1. Tim Peake is related to which of the following fields?

[A]Physicist [B]Astronaut [C]Writer [D]Political activist

2. Which one of the following companies has joined with ISRO to launch satellite-based portal to
monitor its pipelines?

[A]ONGC [B]HPCL [C]GAIL (India) Ltd. [D]BPCL

3. As per the latest report of NITI Aayog, which of the following states has emerged as the
fastest growing economy in India in 2014-15?

[A]Bihar [B]Madhya Pradesh [C]Maharashtra [D] Goa

4. On which date, the Indian Navy Day is celebrated?


[A]November 6 [B]December 4 [C]December 5 [D]January 3

5. In which of the following states the union government will introduce e-transfer of wages under
MGNREGA from January 2016?

[A]Bihar [B]Uttar Pradesh [C]Kerala [D]Tamil Nadu

6. Which of the following organisations has signed an Integrity Pact with Transparency
International India (TII)?

[A]Jute Corporation of India Ltd. (JCI)

[B]Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation (HHEC)

[C]National Textile Corporation (NTC)

[D]Cotton Corporation Of India Ltd. (CCI)

7. What is the revised Priority Sector Lending (PSL) target for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
from January 1, 2016?

[A]60% of outstanding advances [B]70% of outstanding advances

[C]75% of outstanding advances [D]80% of outstanding advances

8. The first India International Science Festival (IISF) 2015 has started in which city?

[A]Kochi [B]Pune [C]Mumbai [D]New Delhi

9. Which of the following states has become the first Indian state to launch Rotavirus
vaccination project?

[A]Mizoram [B]Himachal Pradesh [C]Karnataka [D]Rajasthan

10. Which of the following cities is the host for the first International Bird Festival?

[A] Agra [B]Kota [C]Indore [D]Kolkata

1. Which of the following committees has submitted its report on Possible Tax rates under
GST?

[A]Jayati Ghosh committee [B]Abhijit Banerjee committee

[C]Arvind Subramanian committee [D]Kaushik Basu committee

2. The Bharatvani project is set to be launched by which of the following education governing
body?

[A]University Grants Commission

[B]National Council of Educational Research and Training


[C]Central Board of Secondary Education

[D]Council of Indian School Certificate Examination

3. Fatema Mernissi, who passed away recently, hails from which country?

[A]Iraq [B]Morocco [C]Egypt [D]Syria

4. Who has won the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2015?

[A]Kimi Raikkonen [B]Lewis Hamilton [C]Jenson Button [D]Nico Rosberg

5. Which of the following countries will host the next Commonwealth summit CHOGM in
2018?

[A]Mauritius [B]India [C]United Kingdom [D]Sri Lanka

6. Who is the current World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to India?

[A]Carissa F. Etienne [B]Zsuzsanna Jakab [C]Henk Bekedam [D]Matshidiso Moeti

7. Who of the following is honoured with 2015 Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF)
Outstanding Business Achiever award?

[A]G M Rao [B]Hinduja Brothers [C]Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw [D]Cyrus Mistry

8. The headquarters of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) are located in which city?

[A]Bangalore [B]Dehradun [C]Kolkata [D]Bhuvaneshwar

9. Which of the following defence forces of India has conducted the exercise Drad Sankalp?
[A]Indian Army [B]Indian Navy [C]Indian Airforce [D]None of the above

10. Which of the following vaccines is used in injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)
programme of India?

[A]BharatIPV vaccine [B]ShanIPV vaccine [C]NirmIPV vaccine [D]SanofiIPV vaccine

1. The Central Research Institute in Yoga and Naturopathy will be set up in which of the
following Indian states?

[A]Kerala [B]Maharashtra [C]Gujarat [D]Odisha

2. What is the underlying theme of the Kala Ustav event, which is being held under the aegis of
Union HRD Ministry in New Delhi?

[A]Apna Desh, Apni Sanskirti [B]Unity of Mankind

[C]Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao [D]Save Tree, Save Future


3. Which of the following countries will host the Heart of Asia conference in 2016?

[A]Pakistan [B]Bhutan [C]India [D]Sri Lanka

4. Which of the following states is the first to allow the MLAs to raise online questions?

[A]Kerala [B]Maharashtra [C]odisha [D]Madhya Pradesh

5. On which date, the International Volunteer Day is observed?

[A]December 3 [B]December 5 [C]December 10 [D]December 21

6. Which of the following organisations is the first from India to join the World Banks Zero
Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative?

[A]ONGC [B]IOCL [C]NTPC [D]Essar Oil Ltd

7. The I-LTEO programme is launched by which of the following union ministries?

[A]Ministry of HRD [B]Ministry of Culture

[C]Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change [D]Ministry of Commerce

8. The headquarters of National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) are located at which city?
[A]Kochi [B]Chennai [C]Bengaluru [D]Hyderabad

9. At which of the following places, India is developing its Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR)?
[A]Mangaluru [B]Chennai [C]Kolkata [D]Mumbai

10. Who of the following is the winner of the 2015 BWF Female Player of the Year Award?
[A]Bao Yixin [B]Zhao Yunlei [C]Carolina Marin [D]Saina Nehwal

1. Who has been named as the 2015 Time Magazines Person of the Year?

[A]Angela Merkel [B]Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi [C]Donald Trump [D]Hassan Rouhan

. 2. Who has won the 2015 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) award in the engineering
category?

[A]S Chandrasekhar [B]Sandip Trivedi [C]U Ramamurty [D]Jagdish Ladha

3. Who of the following will be conferred with the inaugural Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award?

[A]Manoj Bhargava [B]Rajesh Singh [C]Frank Islam [D]Vinod Arora

4. Which of the following countries will host the 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC)?

[A]India [B]China [C]USA [D]United Kingdom


5. What is the name of the first official stock exchange launched by Myanmar?

[A]Myanmar stock Exchange (MSX) [B]Naypyidaw Stock Exchange (NSX)

[C]Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) [D]Mandalay Stock Exchange (MnSX)

6. Currently, which of the following countries is the largest oil supplier to India?

[A]Iran [B]Iraq [C]Kuwait [D]Saudi Arabia.

7. Which of the following countries has successfully launched the Ghadr-110 ballistic missile?
[A]Afghanistan [B]Iran [C]Turkey [D]Pakistan

8. On which date, the International Anti-Corruption Day is observed?

[A]December 9 [B]November 18 [C]January 2 [D]September 15

. 9. Which of the following organisations has released the report titled Asian Economic
Integration Report 2015

[A]ADB [B]IMF [C]ASEAN [D]World Bank.

10. Shweta Singh is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Chess [B]Boxing [C]Shooting [D]Badminton

1. Who of the following has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)?

[A]Sanjay Leela Bhansali [B]Shyam Benegal

[C]Naseerudin Shah [D]Lata Mangeshkar

2. Which of the following cities of India have been designated as members of UNESCOs
Creative Cities Network (UCCN)?

[A]Varanasi and Jaipur [B]Hyderabad and Dharmashala

[C]Mysore and Agra [D]Haridwar and Jaisalmer

3. Who of the following has been conferred with the 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime
Achievement?

[A]Don Delillo [B]Salman Rushdie

[C]Laurie Anderson [D]Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

4. On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power, is the autobiography of who
of the following?

[A]Lal Thanhawla [B]Ram Jethmalani [C]Sharad Pawar [D]Okram Ibobi Singh


5. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of 2016 World Travel & Tourism Council, India
Initiative (WTTCII)?

[A]Nikhil Verma [B]Kapil Chopra [C]Manav Thadani [D]Ashwani Lohani

6. Which of the following countries will host the 2016 ICC Womens World Twenty20?

[A]India [B]England [C]South Africa [D]West Indies

7. Inle Lake, is the first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of which of the following countries?
[A]Nepal [B]Bhutan [C]Myanmar [D]Maldives

8. Which of the following companies has become the global partner of the International Cricket
Council (ICC) from 2016 to 2020?

[A]Movilnet [B]Digicel [C]OPPO [D]Cellcom

9. On which date, the International Day for Victims of Genocide is observed?

[A]December 6 [B]December 9 [C]December11 [D]December 21

10. What is the Indias position in the Global Illicit Financial Flows Report 2004-13?

[A]Second [B]Third [C]Fourth [D]Fifth

1. Sharad Joshi, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?

[A]Industrialist [B]Politician [C]Agro-economist [D]Scientist

2. Which of the following organisations has won the 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award?

[A]Wipro [B]Tata Consultancy Services [C]Reliance [D]Flipkart

3. Lasoong festival is celebrated in which of the following states?

[A]Arunachal Pradesh [B]Nagaland [C]Sikkim [D]Meghalaya

4. Which of the following countries has successfully test fired the nuclear-capable Shaheen-III
missile?

[A]Iran [B]Saudi Arabia [C]Pakistan [D]Syria

5. Elizabeth Susan Koshy, is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Swimming [B]Cricket [C]Chess [D]Shooting

6. Who of the following Indian-origin writer has won the prestigious South East Asia Write Award
2015?

[A]Anita Desai [B]Jhumpa Lahiri


[C]Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali [D]Salman Rushide

7. Which of the following states is hosting the 26th conference of the Southern Zonal Council?
[A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Kerala [C]Karnataka [D] Telangana

8. Who of the following is the current President and CEO of the World Resources Institute
(WRI)?

[A]Andrew Steer [B]James Gustave Speth

[C]James A. Harmon [D]Susan Tierney

9. On which date, the International Mountain day is observed?

[A]December 11 [B]January 5 [C]November 31 [D]December 13

10. Indias largest National Cancer Institute is set up in which of the following states?

[A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Haryana [C]Gujarat [D]West Bengal

1. Who of the following will head the Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP)
scheme?

[A]Y V Reddy [B]L Narasimha Reddy [C]Sanjay Mishra [D]Wykrhm Reddy

2. What is the mascot of the 2016 South Asian Games?

[A]Chikor [B]Shera [C]Tikhor [D]Appu

3. For what purpose, Operation Smile-II will be launched across India?

[A]To track missing children [B]To eliminate child labour

[C]To reduce malnutrition in children [D]To improve education facilities to children

4. For what purpose, E-Pathshala web portal has been launched the Union HRD Ministry?
[A]To evaluate performance of schools [B]To host educational resources for students

[C]To identify areas of improvements in students [D]All of the above

5. Which of the following has been presented with the 2015 Asian Tours Order of Merit crown?
[A]Scott Hend [B]Jyoti Randhawa [C]Arjun Atwal [D]Anirban Lahiri

. 6. Which of the following countries has hosted the International Neutrality Conference?

[A]India [B]Sri Lanka [C]Turkmenistan [D]Pakistan

7. Who of the following Indians have won the 2016 Queens Young Leaders award?

[A]Ramesh Kapil & Sudha Madhavi [B]Ramesh Kapil & Neha Swain
[C]Kartik Sawhney & Neha Swain [D]Kartik Sawhney & Sudha Madhavi

8. As per the 2015 Human Development Report (HDR), what is the Indias rank in Human
Development Index (HDI) for 2014?

[A]121 [B]130 [C]132 [D]138

9. On which date, the National Energy Conservation Day is observed in India?

[A]January 11 [B]December 14 [C]March 15 [D]June 29

10. Which of the following countries has been hit by the powerful Typhoon Melor, recently?
[A]Indonesia [B]Maldives [C]Philippines [D]Myanmar

1. Who of the following has been awarded the 2016 Genesis prize?

[A]Jonathan Zalman [B]Michael Bloomberg [C]Michael Douglas [D]Itzhak Perlman

2. Who of the following has been declared as Sports Illustrateds 2015 Sportsperson of the
Year?

[A]Madison Bumgarner [B]Peyton Manning [C]Serena Williams [D]Tiger Woods

3. Who of the following has been named as the 2015 European Tour Golfer of the Year?

[A]Phil Mickelson [B]Justin Rose [C]Rory McIlroy [D]Jordan Spieth

4. Indias first National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) has been set up in
which city?

[A]Mumbai [B]New Delhi [C]Hyderabad [D]Chennai

5. Pravin Gordhan, is related to which of the following fields?

[A]Scientist [B]Politician [C]Dramatist [D]Environmentalist

6. Who of the following has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement awards by the West
Bengal government?

[A]Ajoy Chakrobarty and Dwijen Mukhyopadhyay [B]Shantanu Moitra and Shibaji


Chattopadhyay

[C]Kumar Sanu and Bappi Lahiri [D]Shantanu Moitra and Ajoy Chakrobarty

7. Galkynysh natural gas field is located in which of the following countries?

[A]Iran [B]Iraq [C]Kuwait [D]Turkmenistan

8. Which of the following stock exchange companies of India has launched the CSR platform
Sammaan?
[A]National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. [B]Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

[C]MCX Stock Exchange [D]Bangalore Stock Exchange

9. Who of the following has received the prestigious International Human Rights Award for the
year 2015?

[A]John Carol [B]Leo Cornelio [C]Maria Stephen [D]Fulton Sheen

10. Who of the following is the author of the book titled flood of Fire?

[A]Jhumpa Lahiri [B]Anita Desai [C]Amitav Ghosh [D]Vikram Seth

1. Which of the following organisations has sanctioned $1.5 billion loan to support the Swachh
Bharat Mission (SBM)?

[A]World Bank [B]IMF [C]ADB [D]Japan Bank for International Cooperation

2. Which of the following countries satellites have been successfully launched by using ISROs
PSLV-C29?

[A]Canada [B]Singapore [C]Indonesia [D]Saudi Arabia

3. Which of the following countries has formed the 34 nations Islamic Anti-terror Coalition?

[A]Iran [B]Iraq [C]Saudi Arabia [D]Egypt

4. Which of the following Indian states Lokayukta has been appointed by Supreme Court of
India by using its extraordinary powers under Article 142 of the Constitution?

[A]Uttar Pradesh [B]Bihar [C]Karnataka [D]Andhra Pradesh

5. Which of the following countries has successfully tested Shaheen-IA ballistic missile?

[A]Iran [B]Pakistan [C]Israel [D]Turkey

6. Which of the following companies is the title-sponsor for 2016 Hockey India League?

[A]Star Plus [B]Coal India Ltd. [C]Jaypee Group [D]Steel Authority of India Ltd.

7. Which of the following countries has hosted the 14th Shanghai Cooperation Organization
(SCO) Prime Ministers meeting?

[A]China [B]Russia [C]Kazakhstan [D]Kyrgyzstan

8. On which date, the Vijay Diwas is celebrated across the India?

[A]December 14 [B]December 16 [C]December 18 [D]December 20


9. Who of the following has been honoured with the Garwood Award for Outstanding Global
Leader in Open Innovation?

[A]Narendra Modi [B]Pranab Mukherjee [C]Arun Jaitley [D]Rajnath Singh.

10. Who was the author of the book Imagined Communities?

[A]Nidhi Eoseewong [B]Salman Rushide [C]Perry Anderson [D]Benedict Anderson

1. Who is the author of the book Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer?

[A]Cyrus Mistry [B]KR Meera [C]Jaswinder Singh [D]Madhu Acharya

2. Chatla Sriramulu, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Marine Scientist [B]Politician [C]Theatre artist [D]Sportsperson

3. Who of the following has been appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)?

[A]Suraj Desai [B]M A Khan Yusufi [C]R.K. Mathur [D]Basant Seth

4. Which of the following committees has been appointed to look into dispute between ONGC
and RIL on KG gas fields?

[A]Pradhan Committee [B]AP Shah Committee

[C]MB Shah Committee [D]Deshmukh Committee

5. Who of the following has been conferred with 2015 Sanctuary Legend Award?

[A]Norma Alvares [B]Ashok Kumar [C]Varad Giri [D]Param Jit Singh.

6. On which date, the International Migrants Day is observed?

[A]November 16 [B]December 18 [C]December 24 [D]February 21

7. Which of the following countries is a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)?
[A]Sudan [B]Afghanistan [C]Bhutan [D]Ethiopia

.8. Who of the following has been chosen for 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit?

[A]Ram Shankar Awasthi [B]Dhian Singh [C]Rasik Shah [D]Shrikant Bahulkar

9. Which of the following American Universities has launched the APJ Abdul Kalam Fellowship
for Indian students?

[A]Harvard University [B]University of South Florida

[C]University of California, Berkeley [D]University of Chicago.


10. Apurvi Chandela is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Shooting [B]Boxing [C]Chess [D]Volleyball

1. On which date, National Consumer Day is observed in India?

[A]December 15 [B]December 20 [C]December 24 [D]December 28

2. Which of the following teams has won the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup?

[A]Sanfrecce Hiroshima [B]Barcelona FC [C]River Plate [D]Auckland City

3. The Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre is located at which state of India?

[A]Gujarat [B]Odisha [C]Rajasthan [D]Maharashtra

4. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who has won the 2015 Miss Universe title, hails from which country?
[A]Portugal [B]Philippines [C]Spain [D]USA

5. Which of the following teams has won 2015 Indian Super League Football tournament?

[A] Goa FC [B]Kerala Blasters Football Club

[C]Chennaiyin Football Club [D]Mumbai City Football Club

6. Which of the following countries has approved worlds first dengue vaccine?

[A]United Kingdom [B]Canada [C]Mexico [D]France

7. Who of the following has won the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

[A]Dan Carter [B]Jessica Ennis-Hill [C]Kevin Sinfield [D]Andy Murray

8. What is Indias rank on Forbes annual list of the best countries for business in 2015?

[A]28 [B]40 [C]61 [D]97

9. Which of the following countries hosted the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial
Conference of 2015?

[A]India [B]Kenya [C]Canada [D]Switzerland

10. Who of the following has won the Under-19 Singapore Squash Open?

[A]Vivek Khosla [B]Abhay Singh [C]Rajan Singh [D]Surendar Naik

1. Anwesha scheme is launched by which of the following state governments?

[A]Karnataka [B]Odisha [C] Telangana [D]Andhra Pradesh


2. Which of the following inquiry commissions has been appointed to probe Delhi and District
Cricket Association (DDCA) scam?

[A]More Commission [B]Sisodiya Commission

[C]Subramaniam Commission [D]Mukti Commission

3. Which of the following countries has launched the DAMPE satellite?

[A]China [B]Russia [C]Japan [D]USA.

4. Who of the following is the first Indian to score Pro-Boxing hat-trick?

[A]Akhil Kumar [B]Vijender Singh [C]Jitender Kumar [D]Sushil Kumar

5. On Which date, National Mathematics Day is observed in India?

[A]March 21 [B]June 8 [C]October 23 [D]December 22

. 6. The headquarters of National Institute of Mental Health And Neurological Sciences


(NIMHANS) are located at which city?

[A]Bangalore [B]Ahmedabad [C]Chandigarh [D]Kolkata

7. Salma Dam project is being under reconstruction in which of the following countries?
[A]Nepal [B]Bhutan [C]Afghanistan [D]Bangladesh

8. Which of the following is the Indias first licenced shipyard to make LNG ships?

[A]Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers [B]Mazagon Dock Limited [C]Cochin Shipyard
Limited [D] Goa Shipyard Limited

9. In which of the following states, Kambala (annual Buffalo race in muddy fields) events are
conducted?

[A] Telangana [ B]Odisha [C]Karnataka [D]Tamil Nadu

10. Who of the following are named as 2015 womens doubles World champions by the
International Tennis Federation (ITF)?

[A]Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Elena Vesnina

[B]Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova

[C]Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis

[D]Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina

1. Which of the following new method is introduced by the RBI to calculate banks lending rate to
borrowers?
[A]OCLR [B]MCLR [C]IMLR [D]PSLR

2. Which of the following states will host the 2019 National Games of India?

[A]Gujarat [B]Maharashtra [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Himachal Pradesh

3. Which of the following is the first Asian country to approve worlds first-ever dengue vaccine
Dengvaxia?

[A]India [B]China [C]Malaysia [D]Philippines

4. Which of the following Indian states is the first to take up PPP Projects for rehabilitation of
slum dwellers?

[A]Maharashtra [B]Gujarat [C]Odisha [D]Tamil Nadu

5. On which date, the World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed?

[A]October 13 [B]November 5 [C]December 22 [D]January 11

6. Who of the following has been chosen for the 2015 C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement
Award?

[A]Kapil Dev [B]Dilip Vengsarkar [C]Syed Kirmani [D]Sunil Gavaskar

7. The Basohli bridge is located on which of the following rivers?

[A]Brahmaputra [B]Ravi [C]kaveri [D]Ganga

8. Who of the following has won the 2015 ICC Cricketer of the Year?

[A]Steven Smith [B]AB de Villiers [C]Virat Kohli [D]Brendon McCullum

9. Which of the following countries announced to adopt Chinese Yuan as its legal currency?
[A]Greece [B]Egypt [C]Zimbabwe [D]Namibia

10. Who of the following has been bestowed with the 2015 National Medal of Science of the
United States (US)?

[A]Sandeep Tyagi [B]Gautam Dingara [C]LS Ashok [D]Rakesh K. Jain

1. Which of the following companies has launched contactless digital payment wallet
MoboMoney?

[A]Vodafone [B]Paytm [C]Tech Mahindra [D]Airtel

2. On which date, National Good Governance day is observed in India?

[A]September 15 [B]October 21 [C]December 16 [D]December 25

3. Korada Ramana is related to which of the following sports?


[A]Chess [B]Badminton [C]Weightlifting [D]Cricket

4. Rosneft oil company is from which of the following countries?

[A]Australia [B]Russia [C]Canada [D]USA

5. Which of the following has declared Cow as Personality of the Year 2015?

[A]Facebook [B]Google [C]Yahoo India [D]Microsoft

6. Sadhana Shivdasani, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Politician [B]Journalist [C]Scholar [D]Actress

7. Who of the following Indian-American doctor has been named the first Poet Laureate by the
U.S state of Ohio?

[A]Sneha Chetty [B]Nandita Kothari [C]Amit Majmudar [D]Seema Jain

8. Which of the following organisations has released the report Migration and Remittances
Factbook 2016?

[A]IMF [B]World Bank [C]OECD [D]Asian Development Bank

9. Sri Venkateswara Veda Patasala is located in which of the following states?

[A]Kerala [B]Andhra Pradesh [C]Karnataka [D]Tamil Nadu

10. Which of the following countries allowed India to construct its Naval Base in Assumption
Island?

[A]Tanzania [B]Indonesia [C]Seychelles [D]Maldives

1. Shiva Keshavan is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Rugby [B]Luge [C]Polo [D]Table Tennis

2. Who of the following has been awarded with the Best Player of the Year at the 2015 Globe
Soccer Awards?

[A]Lionel Messi [B]Cristiano Ronaldo [C]Frank Lampard [D]Yasser Al-Shahrani

3. Who of the following has been bestowed with the 2015 Atal Samman Award?

[A]Nilesh Mishra [B]Girish Shankar [C]Achyutanand Mishra [D]Shabbir Kumar

4. The 12th National Ice-Skating Championship will be held in which state?

[A]Himachal Pradesh [B]Jammu and Kashmir [C]Punjab [D]Sikkim

5. George Clayton Johnson, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following
fields?
[A]Politician [B]Journalist [C]Marine Scientist [D]Fiction Writer

6. Who will be the new CEO of NITI Aayog?

[A]Shanti Kanta [B]Anjuly Chib Duggal [C]Amitabh Kant [D]Rohit Nandan

7. Which of the following is the first bank to tie up with Indian railways to sell rail tickets through
its website?

[A]State Bank of India [B]ICICI Bank [C]Axis Bank Ltd [D]Punjab National Bank

8. Which of the following is the second state in India to set up the Zoroastrian jury?
[A]Maharashtra [B] Telangana [C]Gujarat [D]Kerala

9. The first ever Iranshah Udvada Utsav(IUU) was organized in which of the following states?
[A]Maharashtra [B] Telangana [C]Gujarat [D]Rajasthan

10. Which of the following teams has won 2015 Pro Wrestling League title?

[A]Uttar Pradesh Warriors [B]Bengaluru Yodhas

[C]Mumbai Garuda [D]Haryana Hammers

1. Haskell Wexler, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Cricketer [B]Politician [C]Scientist [D]Cinematographer

2. Which of the following teams has clinched the 2015-16 Vijay Hazare Trophy?

[A]Delhi [B]Jharkhand [C]Gujarat [D]Tamil Nadu

3. Who of the following has been honoured with the 2015 Jnanpith award?

[A]Ramakant Rath [B]Raghuveer Chaudhary [C]Leeladhar Mandloi [D]Shamim Hanfi

4. Gaofen-4 satellite has been successfully launched by which of the following countries?

[A] China [B]Japan [C]Russia [D]North Korea

5. The second edition of the All Light India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) will be held in
which city?

[A]Hyderabad [B]Bengaluru [C]Chennai [D]Mumbai

6. Which of the following committees suggested initiatives on Medium-term Path on Financial


Inclusion?

[A]Kishor P. Kharat Committee [B]Deepak Mohanty Committee

[C]Y. K. Gupta Committee [D]Arun Pasricha Committee

7. Who has been designated as the new Prime Minister of Georgia?


[A]Giorgi Kvirikashvili [B]Tamar Beruchashvili [C]Mikheil Janelidze [D]Irakli Garibashvili

8. Which is of the following countries is hosting the 2015 South Asian Football Federation Cup?
[A]India [B]Sri Lanka [C]Bangladesh [D]Maldives

9. In context to Indias defence system, Varunastra refers which one of the following?
[A]Intercontinental Ballistic Missile [B]Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

[C]Advanced heavy weight Torpedo [D]Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

10. Asias largest underground railway station is located in which country?

[A]Singapore [B]South Korea [C]Japan [D]China

1. Who of the following has been appointed as the new Director-General of National Centre for
Good Governance (NCGG)?

[A]Arvind Subramanian [B]Bibek Debroy [C]Gyanendra Bandgaiyan [D]Sanjay Madhav

2. Which of the following States is planning to construct the first ever underwater road tunnel in
the country?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Gujarat [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Kerala

3. Bajrang Punia is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Basketball [B]Volleyball [C]Wrestling [D]Swimming

4. Which of the following committees suggested initiatives on Revisiting & Revitalizing PPP
Model?

[A]Dinesh Pachori Committee [B]Arun Pasricha Committee

[C]Vijay Kelkar Committee [D]Deepak Mohanty Committee

5. Mangesh Padgaonkar, who passes away recently, was related to which of the following
fields?

[A]Scientist [B]Journalist [C]Sportsperson [D]Poet

6. Who of the following Indian-origin person has been honoured with Knighthood by Queen
Elizabeth II?

[A]Samir Desai [B]Harpal Singh Kumar [C]Rekha Mehr [D]Joginder Singh

7. The headquarters of the Reporters Without Borders (RWB), an international NGO, are
located at which city?

[A]New York [B]Paris [C]London [D]Berlin

8. Subir Sen, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
[A]Singer [B]Painter [C]Human rights activist [D]Scholar

9. Farzad-B gas field is located in which of the following countries?

[A]Afghanistan [B]Iran C]Iraq [D]Saudi Arabia

10. Which of the following countries new Parliament building is built by India?

[A]Bhutan [B]Afghanistan [C]Nepal [D]Maldives

January
1. Which of the following organisations has extended a 50 million dollar loan for the Nai Manzil
project?

[A]World Bank [B]International Monetary Fund

[C]Asian Development Bank [D]United Nations Childrens Fund

2. Which of the following committees is formed to suggest changes in the Cinematograph act?
[A]Shyam Benegal Committee [B]Nilesh Jha Committee

[C]Chand Kiran Salooja committee [D]Rastogi Committee

3. Which of the following committees has been set up to review wage structure of Gramin Dak
Sevaks?

[A]N Gopalaswami committee [B]Deviprasad Mishra committee

[C]Ramesh Bharadwaj committee [D]Kamlesh Chandra Committee

4. Which of the following projects has won the 2015 eASIA Award?

[A]DAVA project [B]PRAGATI project [C]Mangalyaan Project [D]Nai Manzil project

. 5. Which of the following space agencies has suspended the 2016 InSight Mars mission?
[A]Roscosmos [B]NASA [C]CNSA [D]JAXA

6. Ian Murdock, who passed away recently, was the founder of which open-source project?
[A]Ubuntu [B]OpenOffice [C]Debian Linux [D]Mozilla Firefox

7. Who of the following has been named BCCI Cricketer of the Year 2015?

[A]Rohit Sharma [B]Ravichandran Ashwin [C]Virat Kohli [D]Mahendra Singh Dhoni

8. Who of the following has been conferred with 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award?

[A]Sudha Ragunathan [B]Trichur Ramachandran


[C]Sanjay Subrahmanyam [D]T V Gopalakrishnan

. 9. Who of the following has been selected for Kerala Tourisms Nishagandhi Puraskaram
2016?

[A]Mallika Sarabhai [B]Shovana Narayan [C]Ilaiyaraja [D]Yamini Krishnamurthy.

10. How many countries are members of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)?

[A]7 [B]10 [C]12 [D]14

1. Which of the following states became the first state in the country to accept electronic motor
insurance policies?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]West Bengal [C]Gujarat [D] Telangana

2. Which of the following state governments has launched the Janma Bhoomi Maa Vooru
programme?

[A]Karnataka [B]Andhra Pradesh [C] Telangana [D]Odisha

3. Which of the following cities is the host for the 103rd Indian Science Congress (ISC)?
[A]Vishakhapatnam [B]Allahabad [C]Mysuru [D]Ahmedabad.

4. Which of the following countries has won the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2015?

[A]Afghanistan [B]India [C]Sri Lanka [D]Bangladesh

5. Arunima Sinha is related to which of the following fields?

[A]Journalist [B]Politician [C]Mountaineer [D]Terpsichorean

6. Which of the following states has launched Amma Seeds scheme? [

A]Nagaland [B]Gujarat [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Karnataka.

7. Which of the following states celebrate the Raja Rani Music Festival?

[A]Mizoram [B]Nagaland [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Odisha

8. Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan, who passed away recently, was related to which of the
following fields?

[A] Sports person [B]Politician [C]Scientist [D]Mathematician

9. The 21st INCOFYRA (International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its
Applications) is hosted by which of the following cities?

[A]Bengaluru [B]Surat [C]Varanasi [D]Dehradun


10. Who of the following has been appointed as the CMD of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
(BHEL)?

[A]Nikhil Chopra [B]Amitabh Mathur [C]B P Rao [D]Atul Sobti

1. Who of the following has won the 2015 Costa Novel Prize?

[A]Frances Hardinge [B]Kate Atkinson [C]Andrea Wulf [D]Helen Macdonald

2. Vilmos Zsigmond, who passed away recently, belong to which of the following fields?
[A]Politician [B]Scholar [C]Sportsperson [D]Cinematographer

3. Who of the following has been appointed as the new CEO of Wipro Limited?

[A]TK Kurien [B]Manik K Mathur

[C]Abid Ali Neemuchwala [D]Nand Kumar Chauhan

4. Which of the following organisations has launched Jeevan Labh scheme?

[A]New India Insurance Ltd [B]National Insurance Company Ltd

[C]State Bank of India [D]Life Insurance Corporation of India

. 5. Who of the following is the author of the book titled Jinnah Often Came to our House?
[A]Jaswant Singh [B]Kiran Doshi [C]Nisid Hajari [D]Jairam Ramesh

6. On which date, the World Braille Day is observed?

[A]January 4 [B]December 30 [C]November 9 [D]April 11

7. Which of the following states became the first state in the country to sign MoU for UDAY
scheme?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Gujarat [C]Uttar Pradesh [D]Jharkhand

8. The 14-km long Zojila tunnel will be constructed in which of the following states?

[A]Sikkim [B]Jammu & Kashmir [C]Uttarakhand [D]Himachal Pradesh

9. In context to Indias defence system, Pinaka II refers which one of the following?

[A]Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM)

[B]Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM)

[C]Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) system

[D]Nuclear-capable ballistic missile Show Answer .


10. Which of the following committees has submitted report to Supreme Court for reforms in
BCCI?

[A]H L Dattu committee [B]R M Lodha committee

[C]P Sathasivam committee [D]Chandra committee

1. In which of the following states Kakatiya thermal plant is located?

[A]Andhra Pradesh [B] Telangana [C]Karnataka [D]Tamil Nadu

. 2. Who of the following has been appointed as new chief of UN High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR)?

[A]Helle Thorning [B]Jeffry Sachs [C]Filippo Grandi [D]Achim Steiner

3. Who of the following has become the first batsman to score more than a 1,000 runs in an
innings in any form of cricket?

[A]Ravindra Wade [B]Pranav Dhanawade [C]Prithvi Shaw [D]Mobin Sheikh

4. Who of the following has won the gold in the womens 10 metre air rifle event at the Swedish
Cup Grand Prix?

[A]Rahi Sarnobot [B]Apurvi Chandela [C]Rajyashree Kumari [D]Chandro Tomar

5. In which of the following states the Ganga Gram Yojana has been launched?

[A]Uttarakhand [B]Bihar [C]West Bengal [D]Uttar Pradesh

6. For what purpose, the Stand Up India Scheme has been launched?

[A]to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST

[B]to promote entrepreneurship among rural youth

[C]to promote entrepreneurship among Woman

[D]to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women

7. Who of the following is the author of the novel titled Go Set a Watchman?

[A]Cynthia Lord [B]Bill Clegg [C]Marlon James [D]Harper Lee

8. Which of the following companies publishes Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)?

[A]National Stock Exchange of India Limited [B]BSE Institute Limited


[C]Markit [D]HSBC Analytics

9. The fountain of oneness is located in which of the following cities?


[A]Ajmer [B]Delhi [C] Agra [D]Khajuraho

10. Who of the following is the creator of Star Wars?

[A]Catherine Winder [B]Scott Murphy [C]George Lucas [D]Lawrence Kasdan

1. Who is the chairperson of the Economic Intelligence Council (EIC)?

[A]Finance Minister [B]Prime Minister [C]RBI Governor [D]Finance Secretary

2. In which of the following countries the worlds largest blue star sappire has been found?
[A]Maldivies [B]Sri Lanka [C]Indonesia [D]South Africa

3. Labshankar Thakar, who passed away recently, hails from which of the following states?
[A]Karnataka [B]West Bengal [C]Gujrat [D]Maharashtra

4. Siril Verma is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Cricket [B]Basketball [C]Football [D]Badminton

5. Who is the author of the book titled The Country of First Boys?

[A]Ravi Kanbur [B]Amartya Sen [C]Kaushik Basu [D]Vikram Seth

6. Who has been appointed as the President of the 105th Indian Science Congress Association
(ISCA) for 2017-18?

[A]Ashok Kumar Saxena [B]Achyuta Samanta [C]Nitya Praija [D]Vinayak Kumar

7. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was the founder of which of the following political party in Jammu
& Kashmir?

[A]Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Dynamic Party

[B]Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party

[C]Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP)

[D]Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (NC)

8. Which of the following Indian cities have made it to a top 30 list of the worlds most powerful,
productive and connected cities?

[A]Kolkata and Mumbai [B]Bengaluru and Mumbai

[C]Delhi and Mumbai [D]Delhi and Bengaluru

9. who has became the first woman vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford?

[A]Penny James [B]Louise Richardson [C]Catherine Stihler [D]Lynda Gratton


10. In which of the following states minimum educational qualification is required for candidates
contesting local panchayat polls?

[A]Bihar and Haryana [B]Rajasthan and Haryana

[C]Rajasthan and Bihar [D]Bihar and Gujarat

1. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI)?

[A]DK Sikri [B]Amitabh Kant [C]Ashok Chawla [D]Dhanendra Kumar

2. In which of the following cities the worlds first slum museum will be set up?

[A]Indore [B]Mumbai [C]Lucknow [D]Ahmedabad

3. Who has been conferred with the 2016 Global and Asia-Pacific Central Bank Governor of the
Year?

[A]Janet Yellen [B]Mark Carney [C]Raghuram Rajan [D]Haruhiko Kuroda

4. Who has been honoured with the second Harikrishna Devsare Baalsahitya Award 2015?
[A]Gangesh Gunjan [B]Sheela Jhunjhunwala [C]Balkrishna Garg [D]Sherjung Garg

5. Who has been appointed as Registrar General and Census Commissioner?

[A]Pavan Kumar [B]Nitin Choube [C]Abhijeet Gupta [D]Sailesh

6. Which of the following countries is the guest of honour country at the 2016 New Delhi World
Book Fair?

[A]France [B]Australia [C]China [D]Germany

. 7. The NABARD has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which of the
following organisations for web-based monitoring of watershed projects?

[A]National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) [B]Geological Survey of India (GSI)

[C]ISRO [D]DRDO

8. Who has been reappointed as RBI deputy governor for 3 more years?

[A]H R Khan [B]Urjit Patel [C]R Gandhi [D]S S Mundra

9. The Kohala Hydropower Project will be developed in which of the following countries?

[A]Pakistan [B]India [C]Bangladesh [D]Afghanistan

10. Jallikattu, a version of bull fighting is popular in which of the following states?
[A]Karnataka [B] Telangana [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Andhra Pradesh

1. which of the following organisations publishes the report titled Global Economic
Perspectives?

[A]OECD [B]WTO [C]IMF [D]World Bank.

2. Shakti 2016, is the joint military exercise of India with which country?

[A]Japan [B]France [C]Russia [D]USA .

3. Which of the following is the Indias indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare corvette?

[A]INS Aravalli [B]INS Kadmatt [C]INS Savitri [D]INS Subhadra

. 4. Who is the first Indian to win a Peoples Choice Awards?

[A]Irrfan Khan [B]Anupam Kher [C]Priyanka Chopra [D]Amitabh Bachchan

. 5. On which date, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated in India?

[A]January 4 [B]January 6 [C]January 9 [D]January 11

6. According to the Hurun India Philanthropy List 2015, who is the most generous Indian of the
year?

[A]Shiv Nadar [B]Nandan Nilekani [C]K Dinesh [D]Azim Premji

7. The IFSC Banking Units (IBUs) are allowed to open which of the following types of bank
accounts?

[A]Savings accounts [B]Current accounts

[C]Foreign currency current accounts [D]All the above

8. Martina Hingis, the famous tennis player, hails from which country?

[A]Russia [B]Poland [C]Switzerland [D]United Kingdom

9. Yadgar-e-Taqseem, or the Memories of Partition museum will be opened in which of the


following cities?

[A]Jalandhar [B]Amritsar [C]Gurdaspur [D]Murshidabad

10. Who is heading the high-level panel set up by the union government to sort out the Mumbai-
Ahmedabad bullet train issues with Japan?

[A]Nandan Nilekani [B]Shankar Bajpai [C]Arvind Panagariya [D]Sam Pitroda


1. Maria Teresa de Filippis, who passed away recently, was related to which sports?

[A]Rugby [B]Formula One racing [C]Tennis [D]Basketball

2. Which of the following is the first state in the country to make gender education compulsory at
graduation level?

[A]Gujarat [B]Rajasthan [C] Telangana [D]Odisha

3. Ravindra Kalia, who passed away recently, was belongs to which field?

[A]Journalist [B]Politician [C]Scientist [D]Sportsperson

4. On which date, the World Hindi Day is observed?

[A]January 10 [B]December 24 [C]March 11 [D]September 14

5. The India International Kite Festival is celebrated in which Indian state every year?
[A]Maharashtra [B]Gujarat [C]Rajasthan [D]Karnataka

6. Who is the writer of the book titled Maru Bharat Saru Bharat?

[A]Shantisagar [B]Kundkunda [C]Ratnasundersuriswar [D]Vidyasagar

7. Which of the following domains has become the worlds most commonly used domain in the
internet?

[A].de [B].cn [C].com [D].in

8. Project Tango is associated with which of the following companies?

[A]Microsoft [B]Google [C]Facebook [D]Twitter

9. Which one of the following stock exchanges will get its own postage stamp?

[A]Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) [B]National Stock Exchange of India Ltd

[C]MCX Stock Exchange [D]Bangalore Stock Exchange

10. Who is the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)?

[A]Suneel Darshan [B]Pankaj Dheer [C]Gajendra Chauhan [D]Ravi Chopra

1. In which Indian state, the Nati folk dance is celebrated?

[A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Rajasthan [C]Himachal Pradesh [D]Karnataka

2. Which of the following states is the host for the National Youth Festival 2016?

[A]Karnataka [B]Bihar [C]Chhattisgarh [D]Assam


3. Which state has become the first state to achieve 100 percent primary education status?
[A]Mizoram [B]Manipur [C]Kerala [D]Assam.

4. Vijay Chaudhari is related to which of the following sports?

[A]Boxing [B]Wrestling [C]Cricket [D]Chess

5. Who is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Flipkart?

[A]Nikhil Saxena [B]Sachin Mehra [C]Binny Bansal [D]Nitin Sharma

6. Who has won the 2015 FIFA Ballon dOr award?

[A]Christiano Ronaldo [B]Luis Suarez [C]Neymar [D]Lionel Messi

7. The Flamingo Festival-2016 is organised in which state?

[A]Tamil Nadu [B]Odisha [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Kerala

8. Hopman Cup is associated with which sports?

[A]Tennis [B]Badminton [C]Golf [D]Hockey

9. Who is the winner of the 2016 Chennai Open title of tennis?

[A]Somdev Devvarman [B]Stan Wawrinka [C]Lukas Rosol [D]Borna Coric

10. Operation Cold, is launched by the which of the following police forces?

[A]Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) [B]Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

[C]Border Security Force (BSF) [D]Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

1. Which of the following panels has been set up to study 7th Pay Commissions
recommendations?

[A]N K Mittal panel [B]M Raghuveer panel [C]P K Sinha panel [D]K Kishore panel

2. On which date, the Indian Army Day is celebrated?

[A]January 15 [B]January 21 [C]February 11 [D]March 19

3. What is the name of the new crop insurance scheme approved by the union cabinet?
[A]Mahatma Gandhi Fasal Bima Yojana [B]Atal Fasal Bima Yojana

[C]Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana [D]Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Fasal Bima Yojana
4. Which of the following organisations has won the National Award on e-Governance 2015-16
for launching the Universal Account Number (UAN)?

[A]Exim Bank [B]SIDBI [C]Employees Provident Fund Organisation [D]NABARD

5. The Nagjee International Club Football Tournament will be held in which state?

[A]Nagaland [B]Kerala [C]West Bengal [D]Arunachal Pradesh

6. Jacob-Farj-Rafael, who passed away recently, was associated with which of the following
events?

[A]Sino-Indian war of 1962 [B]Goan Liberation Movement

[C]Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 [D]Kargil war in 1999

7. Who has been bestowed with the Mohammedan Sporting Club life-time membership?
[A]Amitabh Bachchan [B]Shahrukh Khan [C]Sachin Tendulkar [D]Rahul Dravid

8. Which of the following cities is the host for the 66th Senior National Basketball
Championship for Men and Women?

[A]Allahabad [B]Mysuru [C]Ludhiana [D]Kolkata

9. Who has received the World Peace and Prosperity Foundation Award for the year 2016?
[A]Mamata Banerjee [B]Devendra Fadnavis

[C]Mohammed Mahmood Ali [D]N N Vohra

10. Which of the following countries rated number one in A T Kearneys 2016 Global Services
Location Index (GSLI)?

[A]China [B]India [C]Brazil [D]Japan

1. Who has honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership award?

[A]Sachin Tendulkar [B]David Beckham [C]Tiger Woods [D]Sania Mirza

2. Which state has become the Indias first fully organic state?

[A]Tripura [B]Sikkim [C]Himachal Pradesh [D]Haryana

3. Alan Rickman, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A]Politician [B]Journalist [C]Actor [D]Sportsperson

4. Who has been conferred with the 2015 Sree Chithira Tirunal national award?

[A]Sunil Gavaskar [B]V S Sivakumar [C]M T Vasudevan Nair [D]T.P. Sreenivasan


5. Which state has been conferred with the 2014-15 Krishi Karman award?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Madhya Pradesh [C]Punjab [D]Kerala

6. Which Indian state is set to fly the worlds largest tricolour on republic day?

[A]Mizoram [B]West Bengal [C]Jharkhand [D]Madhya Pradesh

7. Who has been honoured with Neerja Bhanot Bravery award?

[A]Arunima [B]Harinie Jeevitha [C]Subhashini Vasanth [D]Saroja Rathod

8. Who is the author of the book titled Creating Leadership?

[A]Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw [B]Kiran Bedi [C]Mary Kom [D]Medha Patkar

9. How much cropped area in India is presently covered under crop insurance scheme?

[A]23% [B]30% [C]35% [D]42%

10. Which of the following organisations has published the 2016 World Development Report?
[A]UNCTAD [B]World Bank [C]IMF [D]WTO

1. Which bank has launched Indias first start-up focussed bank branch?

[A]Punjab National Bank [B]Canara Bank [C]State Bank of India [D]Bank of Baroda

2. Who has become the first Russian to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame?
[A]Marat Safin [B]Justine Henin [C]Helena Sukova [D]Amelie Mauresmo

3. Who have won the 2016 WTA Apia International title in the womens doubles category?
[A]Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Rodionova [B]Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic
[C]Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis [D]Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik

4. The 2016 Sahayog-Kaijin military exercise has been conducted between India and which
country?

[A]Japan [B]South Korea [C]China [D]Russia

5. Who has won the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize?

[A]Frei Otto [B]Shigeru Ban [C]Alejandro Aravena [D]Toyo Ito

6. Who has won the 2015 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize in Asia and the Pacific amateur category?

[A]Maria Jones [B]Ankita Anand [C]Nikhil Jain [D]Raj Shrivastav

7. Who has been selected for 2016 Prof MV Pylee Award?

[A]K L Sebastian [B]V N Rajashekhara Pillai [C]Rajesh Singh [D]Jancy James


8. Anil Ganguly, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A]Nuclear Scientist [B]Journalist [C]Filmmaker [D]Painter

9. Which of the following organisations is providing loan for implementation of Neeranchal


National Watershed Project?

[A]World Bank [B]Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

[C]BRICS Bank [D]Asian Development Bank

10. Mabh Bihu festival is celebrated in which of the following states?

[A]Manipur [B]Assam [C]Kerala [D]Gujarat

1. Who has won the 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?

[A]Anuradha Roy [B]Akhil Sharma [C]KR Meera [D]Mirza Waheed

2. Who has been elected as the first female President of Taiwan?

[A]Tsai Ghi-wen [B]Vei-Mi-kuo [C]Mao Chi-kuo [D]Tsai Ing-wen

3. The theater festival Nandi Natakotsavam is celebrated in which state?

[A]Himachal Pradesh [B]Andhra Pradesh [C]Karnataka [D]Tamil Nadu

4. The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park (IGZP) is located in which state?

[A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Mizoram [C]Tripura [D]Sikkim

5. What is the Indias GDP growth forecast for 2016 as per the United Nations (UN)?

[A]7.1% [B]7.5% [C]7.9% [D]8.2%

6. Who has won The Hindu Literary Prize 2015?

[A]Janice Pariat [B]Easterine Kire [C]Amitav Ghosh [D]Siddharth Chowdhury

7. Who has been elected from India to the board of directors of the Asian Infrastructure
Investment Bank (AIIB)?

[A]Rahul Mishra [B]Dinesh Sharma [C]VK Singh [D]Arun Jaitley

8. The NITI Aayog has collaborated with which organisation for conducting a survey of
manufacturing firms?

[A]State Bank of India [B]Punjab National Bank [C]IDFC Bank [D]ICICI bank

9. The Global Risks Report 2016 is published by which one of the following organisations?
[A ]UNCTAD [B]IMF [C]World Economic Forum (WEF) [D]World Bank

10. The largest single-site solar power project in the world will come up in which Indian state?
[A] Telangana [B]Madhya Pradesh C]Rajasthan [D]Gujarat

1. What is Indias rank in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2015-16?

[A]89 [B]93 [C]102 [D]115

2. Which of the following European country has declared a state of economic emergency,
recently?

[A]Germany [B]France [C]United Kingdom [D]Denmark

3. Ajit Chandila is related to which sports?

[A]Hockey [B]Football [C]Cricket [D]Tennis

4. Who is the author of the book titled She Will Build Him A City?

[A]Akhil Sharma [B]KR Meera [C]Mirza Waheed [D]Raj Kamal Jha

5. Aroon Tikekar, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A]Classical dancer [B]Journalist [C]Painter [D]Economist

6. In which state, the 4th All India Police Archery Championship has started?

[A]Sikkim [B]Uttar Pradesh [C]Rajasthan [D]Nagaland

7. Burkina Faso, which is in news for terrorists attacks, is located in which part of the World?
[A]Central America [B]Sothern Africa [C]South America [D]Western Africa

8. What is the Indias economic growth forecast for current fiscal as per International Monetary
Fund (IMF)?

[A]7% [B]7.3% [C]7.8% [D]8.1%

9. The Lalitpur Super Thermal Power Project is located in which state?

[A]Bihar [B]West Bengal [C]Uttar Pradesh [D]Odisha

10. Lakshman Rao Mohite, who passed away recently, hails from which state?

[A] Telangana [B]Karnataka [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Maharashtra

1. Who has won the 2016 Lady Wigram Trophy motor race?

[A]Jack Brabham [B]Jehan Daruvala [C]Jackie Stewart [D]Pedro Piquet

2. The Kosi basin project is coming up in which state?


[A]Chattisgarh [B]West Bengal [C]Jharkhand [D]Bihar

3. The Machia Biological Park is located in which state?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Sikkim [C]Nagaland [D]Manipur

4. Who is the author of the book titled The Z Factor: My Journey as the Wrong Man at the Right
Time?

[A]Mahendra Verma [B]Vijay Joshi [C]Subhash Chandra [D]Narayan Pandit

5. Which of the following countries will host Exercise Force Eighteen?

[A]Indonesia [B]China [C]India [D]France

6. Which of the following committees has been set up on Yoga Education in Universities?
[A]Swami Atmapriyananda committee [B]Ishwar Bharadwaj committee

[C]H.R. Nagendra committee [D]Suresh Lal Barnawal committee

7. Who has won the 14th Delhi International Open chess title?

[A]Sayantan Das [B]Ivan Popov [C]Vitaly Sivuk [D]Valeriy Neverov

8. The 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) annual conference has been started in which city?
[A]Berlin [B]New York [C]Davos [D]Paris

9. Mrinalini Sarabhai, who passed away recently, was related to which fields?

[A]Classical dancer [B]Scientist [C]Journalist [D]Sportsperson

10. Which of the following satellite vehicles has successfully put the Satellite IRNSS-1E in orbit?
[A]PSLV-40 [B]GSLV III [C]PSLV-31 [D]GSLV Mk II

1. Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy is related to which sports?

[A]Hockey [B]Badminton [C]Volleyball [D]Cricket

2. Which state has granted 180 days of maternity leave for women government employees in
surrogacy cases?

[A]Rajasthan [B]Maharashtra [C]Gujarat [D]Tamil Nadu

3. Which of the following teams has won the 2016 Premier Badminton League (PBL)?
[A]Hyderabad Hunters [B]Delhi Acers [C]Mumbai Rockets [D]Awade Warriors

4. Who has won the 2016 Oscar award for technical achievement?

[A]Nitin Gupta [B]Rahul Thakkar [C]Puneet Jain [D]Nischal Kumar

5. The 19th edition of National Conference on e-Governance has started in which city?
[A]Jaipur [B]Nagpur [C]Bhopal [D]New Delhi

6. Which company has launched Indias first social mobile wallet Udio?

[A]Oxigen [B]Twitter [C]TranServ [D]Facebook

7. Who has been named as the new CEO of Tata Motors?

[A]Keyur Joshi [B]Guenter Butschek [C]John Leahy [D]Tom Williams

8. Who has been appointed as the new executive director of Green peace India?

[A]Ashok Sagar [B]Divya Raghunandan [C]Samit Aich [D]Ravi Chellam

9. Under the Start-up Action Plan, how many years of tax holiday is provided to start-up
companies on their profits?

[A]1 year [B]2 years [C]3 years [D]4 years

10. Giriputrika Kalyana Pathakam Scheme is launched by which state?

[A] Telangana [B]Karnataka [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Odisha

1. Who is holding the record of highest singles wins at grand slams?

[A]Martina Navratilova [B]Roger Federer [C]Serena Williams [D]Chris Evert

2. Which of the following organisations published the World Economic Situation and Prospects
(WESP) 2016 report?

[A]World Bank [B]OECD [C]United Nations [D]WTO

3. Which of the following countries has won the first Blind T20 Asia Cricket Cup?

[A]Bangladesh [B]Sri Lanka [C]India [D]Pakistan

4. The headquarters of the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development
(ICTSD) are located at which city?

[A]Paris [B]New York [C]Geneva [D]London

5. Who has won the 2016 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title?

[A]Saina Nehwal [B]P V Sindhu [C]Ashwini Ponnappa [D]Jwala Gutta

6. The first Ministerial Meeting of the Arab-India Cooperation Forum took place in which
country?

[A]Kuwait [B]Bahrain [C]Oman [D]Yemen

7. Sourav Kothari is associated with which of the following sports?


[A]Throwball [B]Billiards [C]Boxing [D]Chess

8. Which of the following is the first railway station in India to have free high-speed Wi-Fi
Internet facility?

[A]Chennai Central station [B]Mumbai Central station

[C]New Delhi station [D]Kolkata station

9. The Feni is a popular drink of which state?

[A]Mizoram [B] Goa [C]Odisha [D]West Bengal

10. Social Activist Nirmala Gajwani, who passed away recently, hails from which state?
[A]Maharashtra [B]Gujarat [C]Himachal Pradesh [D]Haryana

1. Which is the highest peacetime gallantry award of India?

[A]Shaurya Chakra [B]Param Vir Chakra [C]Ashok Chakra [D]Kirti Chakra

2. Who has been elected as the new President of Portugal?

[A]Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa [B]Jose Manuel Barroso

[C]Fernando Nogueira [D]Antonia Costa

3. On which date, the National Girl Child Day is celebrated in India?

[A]April 21 [B]January 24 [C]March 23 [D]February 11

4. Who has been honoured with the 2016 National Yash Chopra Memorial Award?

[A]Amitabh Bachchan [B]Simi Garewal [C]Lata Mangeshkar [D]Rekha

5. Shankar Ghosh, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A]Claasical Singer [B]Painter [C]Tabla Maestro [D]Sarangi Maestro

6. On which date, the National Voters Day (NVD) is celebrated in India?

[A]January 21 [B]January 25 [C]February 10 [D]February 17

7. Which of the following countries soldiers created history by participating in the Republic Day
parade?

[A]Australia [B]South Korea [C]Japan [D]France

8. Who has been selected for the 2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award?
[A]Christopher Hitchens [B]Taslima Nasrin [C]J K Rowling [D]Salman Rushide
9. Which of the following is responsible for transmission of the Zika virus to humans?
[A]Mosquitoes [B]Birds [C]Pigs [D]Rats

10. Who has joined a task force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to study the future of
global financial system?

[A]Bibek Debroy [B]Arvind Subramanian [C]Raghuram Rajan [D]Duvvuri Subbarao

1. Which of the following states has been celebrating the Red Panda Winter Festival 2016?
[A]Nagaland [B]Meghalaya [C]Sikkim [D]Assam

2. The headquarters of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) will come up in which city?
[A]Chandigarh [B]Gurgaon [C]Mysuru [D]Surat

3. What is the position of India in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2015?

[A]55th [B]76th [C]87th [D]95th

4. Who has been honoured with Order of Australia for his service to dentistry in the state?
[A]Nitish Goswami [B]Nandan Karmani [C]Sajeev Koshy [D]Sanjeevni Ghosh

5. Which is the first train in the country where all its coaches are Braille-embedded?
[A]Chamundi Express [B]Mysuru-Talguppa Express

[C]Purushottam Express [D]Mysuru-Varanasi Express

6. On which date, the International Customs Day is observed?

[A]January 26 [B]March 25 [C]April 27 [D]May 30

7. Which is the focal theme country for the 2016 International Kolkata book fair (IKBF)?
[A]France [B]Russia [C]Afghanistan [D]Bolivia

8. Marvin Minsky, who passed away recently, was related to which fields?

[A]Film director [B]Journalist [C]Fiction writer [D]Computer scientist

9. Deborah Herold is associated with which of the following sports?

[A]Cycling [B]Swimming [C]Table Tennis [D]Rugby

10. What is the name of the 24 hour classical music audio channel launched by the All India
Radio (AIR)?

[A]Classic Country [B]Raagam [C]Ganam [D]Classic Tunes

1. D.B. Kulkarni, who passed away recently, was a writer in which language?

[A]Telugu [B]Sanskrit [C]Kannada [D]Marathi

2. Which of the following cities is hosting the Bharat Parv festival?


[A]Mumbai [B]New Delhi [C]Chennai [D]Kolkata

3. Which of the following states has launched Mukhyamantri Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan
scheme?

[A]Madhya Pradesh [B]Rajasthan [C]Chattisgarh [D]Odisha

4. The Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (CIBS) is located in which city?

[A]Leh [B]Shimla [C]Dharamsala [D]Sri Nagar

5. Which of the following countries is hosting the 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup?
[A]Australia [B]India [C]South Africa [D]Bangladesh

6. Tejasvini Bai is related to which sports?

[A]Discuss throw [B]Volleyball [C]Kabaddi [D]Rugby

7. Which of the following countries is the worlds largest rice exporter in 2015?

[A]Vietnam [B]Indonesia [C]India [D]Thailand

8. Actor Abe Vigoda, who passed away recently, was famous for his role in which movie?
[A]New York Stories [B]The Conversation [C]The Godfather [D]Gardens of Stone

9. Who has won the 2016 Allan Border Medal?

[A]Aaron Finch [B]David Warner [C]Glenn Maxwell [D]Mitchell Starc

10. In which of the following states of north east India, presidents rule is imposed, recently?
[A]Manipur [B]Assam [C]Arunachal Pradesh [D]Nagaland

1. Who has been selected for the 2016 Amnesty International Human Rights Award?
[A]Pradeep Hedau [B]Monira Rahman [C]Henri Tiphagne [D]Abel Barrera

2. Who has become the Indias first civil servant to successfully scale Mount Vinson Massif?
[A]Pankaj Chauhan [B]Aniket Darra [C]Aparna Kumar [D]Sudha Gupta

3. Who has been conferred with the V Shantaram Life Time Acheivement Award at MIFF 2016?
[A]Neelam Singhi [B]Mike Pandey [C]Naresh Bedi [D]Mukesh Sharma

4. Justice Sanjay Mishra is appointed as the Lokayukta of which state?

[A]Tripura [B]Uttar Pradesh [C]Haryana [D]Nagaland

5. Ishika Shah is related to which sports?

[A]Snooker [B]Hockey [C]Kabaddi [D]Table Tennis


6. Which among the following pairs has won 2016 Australian Open womens double title?

[A]Julia Gorges and Anna-Lena Gronefeld [B]Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis

[C]Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka [D]Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova

7. Who among the following is conferred with 2016 Padma Vibhushan award?

[A]Sushil Doshi [B]Avinash Dixit [C]Mannam Gopi Chand [D]Prathibha Prahlad

8. Which of the following cities has topped the list of the first 20 cities to be developed as Smart
Cities?

[A]Pune [B]Jaipur [C]Surat [D]Bhubaneswar

9. Arindam Sengupta, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A]Freedom fighter [B]Classical Dancer [C]Journalist [D]Economist

10. Who is heading the one-man judicial commission to investigate Rohith Vemula suicide
case?

[A]V Eswaraiah [B]V V Subba Rao [C]Ashok Kumar Roopanwal [D]Sengupta