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1. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on?
1) February 1
2) February 2
3) February 3
4) February 4
5) February 5

2. Who assumed office as the United States Secretary of State on February 1, 2017?
1) Mitt Romney
2) Rex Tillerson
3) Jeb Bush
4) Elaine Chao
5) Mike Pence

3. The brand ambassador for antiliquor and anti drug campaign of the Kerala government is:
1) Mohan Lal
2) K.J. Yesudas
3) Sachin Tendulkar
4) Rahul Dravid
5) Virat Kohli

4. Junaid Ahmad has taken over as the World Bank's new Country Director for India in September 2016. He belongs to which of the following countries?
1) Iran
2) Iraq
3) Afghanistan
4) Bangladesh
5) Pakistan

5. Which country launched Tiangong 2 space station recently?
1) Japan
2) China
3) Taiwan
4) South Korea
5) Singapore

6. Which of the following countries is not a member of European Union?
1) Sweden
2) Spain
3) Finland
4) Denmark
5) Norway

7. What is the official slogan of the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro?
1) One World, One Dream
2) Welcome Home
3) A New World
4) Inspire a Generation
5) Harmony and Progress

8. Bovespa is a stock exchange located in which of the following countries?
1) Bolivia
2) Argentina
3) Cuba
4) Brazil
5) Mexico

9. The BRICS Environment Ministers Meeting was held in September 2016 in which of the
following cities?
1) New Delhi
2) Kolkata
3) Goa
4) Kanpur
5) Bhubaneswar

10. Which country will host the ASEAN and EAS Summits in 2017?
1) Philippines
2) Brunei
3) Myanmar
4) Indonesia
5) Vietnam

11. Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, the present capital of which of the following countries?
1) Macedonia
2) Serbia
3) Greece
4) Albania
5) Montenegro

12. Who has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime?
1) Malala Yousafzai
2) Nadia Murad Basee
3) Lamiya Aji Bashar
4) Zaina Erhaim
5) Zhanna Nemtsova

13. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has its headquarters in:
1) Brussels
2) New York
3) Vienna
4) Tokyo
5) Geneva

14. Myanmar's first ever stock exchange was opened recently in:
1) Nay Pyi Taw
2) Bago
3) Monywa
4) Yangon
5) Dawei

15. Who among the following is a former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?
1) K.V. Kamath
2) Kaushik Basu
3) O.P. Bhatt
4) P.J. Nayak
5) L.K. Jha

16. A cryptocurrency is a digital currency that uses cryptography for security. Which of the following is a cryptocurrency?
1) Shekel
2) Renminbi
3) Bitcoin
4) Ringgit
5) Rand

17. Who is the author of the book "Citizen and Society" that was released in September 2016?
1) Pranab Mukherjee
2) Hamid Ansari
3) Sumitra Mahajan
4) Pratibha Patil
5) Meera Kumar

18. Who became the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on October 1, 2016?
1) Ajay Tyagi
2) Amardeep Singh Bhatia
3) G.S. Yadav
4) M.S. Sahoo
5) Unnikrishnan

19. O.P. Singh is the present Director General of:
1) NSG
2) CISF
3) BSF
4) CRPF
5) ITBP

20. Identify the mismatched pair. Company - Woman Chairperson/CEO
1) General Motors - Mary Barra
2) Lockheed Martin - Marillyn Hewson
3) IBM - Ginni Rometty
4) Oracle - Safra Catz
5) Hewlett Packard - Sheryl Sandberg

21. Who among the following Indians is in the Fortune's list of 50 Most Powerful Women outside US?
1) Arundhati Bhattacharya
2) Chanda Kochhar
3) Shikha Sharma
4) Both (1) and (2)
5) All (1), (2) and (3)

22. Who topped the Fortune's list of 50 Most Powerful Women outside US? (It was released in September 2016)
1) Ana Botin
2) Chua Sock Koong
3) Ann Cairns
4) Alison Watkins
5) Isabelle Kocher

23. Banco Santander is Eurozone's largest bank by market value. Its headquarters are in:
1) France
2) Germany
3) Spain
4) Latvia
5) Croatia

24. Which team won the Durand Cup football tournament in New Delhi in September 2016?
1) Neroca Football Club
2) Mohun Bagan
3) East Bengal
4) Army Green
5) Air India

25. Who is the first Indian woman cricketer to get the prestigious life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)?
1) Diana Eduljee
2) Mithali Raj
3) Shantha Rangaswamy
4) Shubhangi Kulkarni
5) Anjum Chopra

26. At the age of 14 years, 9 months and 3 days who recently became India's second youngest Chess Grandmaster?
1) Aryan Chopra
2) P. Karthikeyan
3) Himanshu Sharma
4) Sahaj Grover
5) S.P. Sethuraman

27. Which country topped the 2016 Summer Paralympics with 107 gold, 81 silver and 51 bronze
medals?
1) China
2) Great Britain
3) Ukraine
4) USA
5) Australia

28. The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is a World Heritage Site located in which of the following countries?
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) Brazil
4) USA
5) Argentina

29. Which team won the Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey tournament in September 2016?
1) Indian Railways
2) Indian Oil Corporation
3) Air India
4) Hockey Karnataka
5) Punjab & Sind Bank

30. A new polymer banknote featuring Winston Churchill went into circulation in September 2016 in?
1) USA
2) Japan
3) Great Britain
4) France
5) Germany

31. New Development Bank (NDB) is promoted by which of the following groups of nations?
1) ASEAN
2) APEC
3) SCO
4) EAS
5) BRICS

32. PMJDY aims to promote:
1) Rural development
2) Financial inclusion
3) Urban development
4) Social justice
5) Digitalization

33. "Friendship - 2016"is a joint military drill of Pakistan and?
1) China
2) USA
3) Russia
4) Iran
5) Afghanistan

34. Who has been appointed the brand ambassador of Arunachal Pradesh tourism?
1) Salman Khan
2) Ajay Devgan
3) Arjun Rampal
4) John Abraham
5) Aamir Khan

35. Which is the oldest football tournament in Asia?
1) Santosh Trophy
2) Federation Cup
3) Subroto Cup
4) Durand Cup
5) IFA Shield

36. Which of the following books is written by Aravind Adiga?
1) Hot Milk
2) Selection Day
3) Divided Minds
4) One Indian Girl
5) Power Politics

37. "Joint Sea - 2016" is the name of a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea launched by China and:
1) Philippines
2) Japan
3) Russia
4) Vietnam
5) Taiwan

38. Which is the largest shareholder in the capital of a Regional Rural Bank (RRB)?
1) Government of India
2) Concern State government
3) Sponsor bank
4) Reserve Bank of India
5) None of these

39. The first Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) was held in 1961 in?
1) New Delhi
2) Accra
3) Belgrade
4) Jakarta
5) Cairo

40. Who among the following has won all time highest Grand Slam Women's singles titles?
1) Steffi Graf
2) Serena Williams
3) Martina Navratilova
4) Margaret Court
5) Chris Evert








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