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1. The recipient of Saraswathi Samman for 2016?
1) Bengali Writer Shankha Ghosh
2) Konkani Writer Mahabaleshwar Sail
3) Hindi Writer Surendra Verma
4) Malayalam Writer M. P. Veerendra Kumar
5) Telugu Writer Dr. Papineni Sivasankar

2. Donald Tusk from Poland has been reelected for a second term as the President of the…..
1) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
2) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
3) New Development Bank (NDB)
4) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
5) European Council

3. Which public sector bank has launched "Work from Home" facility to enable its employees to work while at home using mobile devices?
1) State Bank of India
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Bank of Baroda
4) Bank of India
5) None of these

4. What amount has been allocated under MNREGA programme in the Union Budget for 2017-18?
1) Rs 38,000 crore
2) Rs 48,000 crore
3) Rs 58,000 crore
4) Rs 68,000 crore
5) None of these

5. The Union Cabinet has approved the merger of five subsidiary banks with State Bank of India. Which of the following is NOT a subsidiary bank of the SBI?
1) State Bank of Patiala
2) State Bank of Travancore
3) State Bank of Mysore
4) State Bank of Punjab
5) State Bank of Hyderabad

6. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was established on
1) 15 August 1969
2) 15 August 1970
3) 15 August 1971
4) 15 August 1972
5) None of these

7. National Panchayati Raj Day is observed every year on……
1) 24 April
2) 11 May
3) 29 June
4) 15 July
5) 29 August

8. Who is the new Deputy Governor in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of 3 years and will succeed R. Gandhi?
1) S.S.Mundra
2) N.S.Vishwanathan
3) Dr. Viral V. Acharya
4) B.P.Kanungo
5) None of these

9. Which of the following films won the Best Picture Award at the 89th Academy Awards 2017?
1) La La Land
2) Manchester by the Sea
3) Hell or High Water
4) Moonlight
5) None of these

10. Who won the Best Actor Award at the 89th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards) 2017?
1) Denzel Washington
2) Viggo Mortensen
3) Andrew Garfield
4) Ryan Gosling
5) Casey Affleck

11. Who is Pravind Jugnauth?
1) The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
2) The Prime Minister of Mauritius
3) The Prime Minister of Singapore
4) The Prime Minister of Malaysia
5) The Prime Minister of Thailand

12. Which of the following programme is designed to provide continuous power supply to the entire rural India?
1) Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)
2) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY)
3) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)
4) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
5) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

13. 11th G20 summit (4-5 September 2016) was held in Hangzhou, China. 12th G20 Summit (7-8 July 2017) Will be held in….
1) Brisbane, Australia
2) Belek, Antalya, Turkey
3) Hamburg, Germany
4) Buenos Aires, Argentina
5) None of these

14. As per Union Budget 2017-18, Two new AIIMS to be set up in….
1) Jharkhand and Gujarat
2) Chhattisgarh and Gujarat
3) Uttarakhand and Rajasthan
4) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
5) None of these

15. Which of the following is the latest book of Salman Rushdie?
1) Grimus
2) Midnight's Children
3) The Satanic Verses
4) The Golden House
5) Two Years Eight Months and TwentyEight Nights

16. As per Economic Survey 2016-17, What is GDP growth estimated for 2017-18?
1) 6.75% to 7.50%
2) 6.50% to 7.25%
3) 7.75% to 8.50%
4) 7.50% to 8.25%
5) 8.75% to 9.50%

17. Find the wrong statement? (as per Union Budget 2017-18)
1) The Disinvestment Target is Rs 72,500 crore.
2) The Agriculture Loan Target is Rs 10 lakh crore
3) The Allocation for MGNREGS is Rs 48,000 crore
4) 100% electrification in all villages by May 1, 2018
5) To construct one crore houses by 2020

18. Thomas Bach (Germany) is the current President of
1) International Cricket Council (ICC)
2) Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
3) International Olympic Committee (IOC)
4) Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE)
5) Federation Internationale de Hockey (FIH)

19. Match the following?
    Company       CEO
A. TCS (i) C.P.Gurnani
B. Infosys (ii) Abidali Z. Neemuchwala
C. Wipro (iii) Vishal Sikka
D. Tech Mahindra (iv) Rajesh Gopinathan
1) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
2) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
3) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
4) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
5) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

20. What amount has been allocated for Defence Sector in the Union Budget for 2017-18?
1) Rs 1,74,114 crore
2) Rs 2,74,114 crore
3) Rs 3,74,114 crore
4) Rs 4,74,114 crore
5) None of these

21. Naypyidaw is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1) Malaysia
2) Maldives
3) Mauritius
4) Myanmar
5) Mongolia

22. Real is the Currency of which of the following countries?
1) Russia
2) Brazil
3) Denmark
4) Germany
5) Ireland

23. The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in
1) India
2) China
3) Russia
4) Brazil
5) None of these

24. Match the Following?
Company     Chairman
A. LIC  (i) Sanjiv Singh
B. IOC  (ii) V.K.Sharma
C. NTPC (iii) Dinesh Kumar Sarraf
D. ONGC (iv) Gurdeep Singh
E. SAIL (v) Prakash Kumar Singh
1) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (i)
2) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) (v)
3) (ii) (iv) (iii) (v) (i)
4) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii) (v)
5) (v) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

25. Jens Stoltenberg is the present Secretary General of which of the following international organisations?
1) United Nations Organisation
2) Amnesty International
3) North Atlantic Treaty Organization
4) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
5) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

26. The new Ambassador of the FIFA?
1) Lionel Messi
2) Zinedine Zidane
3) Cristiano Ronaldo
4) Diego Maradona
5) None of these

27. Sandeep Jajodia is the new President of ASSOCHAM. It was established in…….
1) 1895
2) 1920
3) 1927
4) 1988
5) None of these

28. 'Indradhanush 2.0' is associated with….
1) Agriculture
2) Information Technology
3) Banking Sector
4) Insurance
5) Space

29. A long-term irrigation fund has been proposed in Union Budget for 2017-18 in NABARD with a corpus of…
1) Rs 40,000 crore
2) Rs 30,000 crore
3) Rs 20,000 crore
4) Rs 10,000 crore
5) None of these

30. Who is the chairman of Indian Bank Association (IBA)?
1) Arundhati Bhattacharya
2) Chanda Kochhar
3) Usha Ananthasubramanian
4) Rajeev Rishi
5) None of these

31. Who is Tehmina Janjua?
1) Pakistan's first woman Foreign Minister
2) Pakistan's first woman Foreign Secretary
3) Pakistan's first woman Finance Minister
4) Pakistan's first woman Finance Secretary
5) None of these

32. Which of the following associate bank was merged with SBI in 2010?
1) State Bank of Saurashtra
2) State Bank of Travancore
3) State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur
4) State Bank of Patiala
5) State Bank of Indore

33. Parimarjan Negi is associated with which of the following games?
1) Badminton
2) Table Tennis
3) Chess
4) Snooker
5) None of these

34. Ram Naik is the present governor of which of the following states?
1) Goa
2) Manipur
3) Uttarakhand
4) Punjab
5) Uttar Pradesh

35. Raghubar Das is the present Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Uttarakhand
3) Jharkhand
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) None of these

36. Which of the following is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars?
1) Volkswagen
2) General Motors
3) Renault
4) Lamborghini
5) Toyota

37. Which of the following is NOT a British Bank?
1) HSBC
2) Standard Chartered
3) Barclays
4) Lloyds Banking Group
5) BNP Paribas

38. The current member nations in United Nations?
1) 191
2) 192
3) 193
4) 194
5) None

39. Crimea has been in news recently, this is a disputed area between which of the following?
1) Russia and Japan
2) Russia and China
3) Russia and Ukraine
4) Russia and Turkey
5) None of these

40. What is the current base year for calculating the GDP?
1) 2011-12
2) 2012-13
3) 2013-14
4) 2014-15
5) None of these






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