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• Who was elected as president of Philippines ?
Answer : Rodrigo Duterte
• Who is the present MD and CEO of Multi Commodity Exchange ?
Answer : Mrugank Paranjape
• Who is the chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ?
Answer : KV Thomas
• Who was appointed as the MD and CEO of Corporation Bank ?
Answer : Jai Kumar Garg 
• Who was appointed as the chairman of International Cricket Council recently ?
Answer : Shashank Manohar
•Who was appointed as the Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court ?
Answer : Amte Ram Nadkarni
• Enda Kenny has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of which country ?
Answer : Ireland
• Who is the present chairman of Rajya Sabha after Vijay Mallya's resignation ?
Answer : Md. Hamid Ansari
• Deepak Kumar has been appointed as the Chief Justice of which High Court ?
Answer : Chhattisgarh High Court
• Who was appointed as India's Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Games ?
Answer : Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Salman Khan, A R Rahman
• The Indian Origin lawyer Murali Pillai has been elected member of the parliament in which country recently ?
Answer : Singapore
• Who took charge as director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) based in Pune recently ?
Answer : Bhupendra Kainthola 
• The human rights lawyer Sadiq Khan was elected as the first Muslim mayor of which foreign city ?
Answer : London
• Miss India World 2016 title has been conferred upon which personality ?
Answer : Priyadarshini Arpita Monami Chatterjee ( PAM Chatterjee)
• Who has been appointed as the new chief of Naval Staff ?
Answer : Sunil Lanba
• Who was honored with a special statue by the Switzerland government recently ?
Answer : Lata Yash Chopra
• Name the senior IPS officer who appointed as the Chief of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security recently ?
Answer : Kumar Rajesh Chandra


• Who was honored by Arjuna Award in Indian Hockey Team ?
Answer : Ritu Rani ( Captain of Indian Hockey Team)
• Who was honored by Major Dhyanchand Lifetime Achievement Award by Hockey India ?
Answer : Sylvanus Dung Dung
• Indian author Parashar Kulkarni was conferred with the commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016, for the Asia region for his fiction ____________ ?
Answer : Cow and Company
• BCCI recommended Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Virat Kohli and Arjuna award for Ajinkya Rahane.
• Who won the leading actor award at the Bafta TV award 2016 ?
Answer : Mark Rylance ( in Wolf Hall) 
• Name the only Indian to figure in the Forbes Money Masters : Most Powerful People in the Financial World list ?
Answer : Uday Kotak ( CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank )
• Which was won the Lonely Planet Group's Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award recently ?
Answer : Madhya Pradesh Tourism
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• Nate the Indian-American woman elementary teacher from Texas who was honored by US President Barack Obama for her outstanding work in the field of Education ?
Answer : Revathi Balakrishnan
• Which IT firm bagged the Gold Award in IT services field at the Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards of the FIEO ?
Answer : TCS
• Who won the 2016 Nelson Mandela Award ?
Answer : Tabassum Adnan
• Which bollywood celebrity won the 2016 Global Indian of the Year award ?
Answer : Aishwarya  Rai Bachchan
• National IP Award won by which Educational Institution ?
Answer ; IIT Kharagpur
• Who won the Dinanath  Mangeshkar Award 2016 ?
Answer : Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ranveer Singh


• Which bank recently launched iWork@Home program for its woman employees ?
Answer : ICICI Bank
• The Reserve Bank of India recently issued draft norms for on-top licensing for universal banks for which the initial capital requirement is set  at ?
Answer : Rs. 500 Cr 
• Recently Reserve Bank of India cancelled Registration of how many non-banking financial companies ?
Answer : Four
• Name the Urban Cooperative Bank which donated Rs. 1 Cr relief for drought in Maharashtra recently ?
Answer : Saraswat Bank
• The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue banknotes of which denominations with inset letter 'R' in both the number panels ?
Answer : Rs. 1000
• Dow Jones is the stock index of 30 significance stocks traded in which country ?
Answer : New York
• The performance of which scheme does the National Housing Bank monitor ?
Answer : Golden Jubilee Rural Housing Finance Scheme
• Which Banking is controlled by the World Wide Web ?
Answer : Universal Banking
• Name the South Indian Bank which tie up with National Australian Bank (NAB) for online inward remittances from Australia recently ?
Answer : Thriossur
• Which state Government recently relaxed the labour laws in favour of MSMEs ( Micro Small and Medium Enterprises ) ?
Answer : Chhattisgarh ( Chief Minister -- Raman Singh )
• Which bank first introduced Mutual Funds ?
Answer : State Bank of India (SBI)
• RBI recently approved an MoU for Currency Swap Agreement (CSA) with the central bank of which country ?
Answer : UAE
• Which sector recently got 100% FDI under Automatic Rout by DIPP ( Department Of Industrial Policy & Promotion Board) ?
Answer : Asset Reconstruction Companies
• The RBI recently placed Consultation Paper for ___________ ?
Answer : Peer to Peer Lending
• Which bank won the "Excellence award on empowering MSMEs" recently ?
Answer : Corporation Bank
• Which Country print its own versions of the US dollar in order to ease a cash shortage in the country ?
Answer : Zimbabwe


• Who won the men's singles final of the 2016 Madrid Open Tennis tournament ?
Answer : Novak  Djokovic
• Vinesh Phogat and  Sakshi Malik recently grab Rio 2016 berths associated with which games ?
Answer : Wrestlers
• Name the tennis pair who won the doubles title of Busan Open Challenger tennis tournament  ?
Answer : Leander Paes and Sam Groth
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• Name the No. 1 seed tennis player who won the 2016 Mutua Madrid Open men's singles title ?
Answer : Novak Djokovic
• How many Indian shuttlers qualified for Rio Olympics recently ?
Answer : 7 (seven)
• State sports council act was enacted on which state recently ?
Answer : Haryana
• Mark Selby from England won the 2016 World Championship title is associated with which games ?
Answer : Snooker


• What was the theme of National Technology Day that was observed across the nation on 11th May 2016 ?
Answer : Technology Enables of Startup India
• In which state the Military Exercise Chakravyuh - II concluded recently ?
Answer : Rajasthan 
• India recently signed a protocol with which country to amend DTAA ( Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement ) ?
Answer : Mauritius ( 2019 - 2020 )
• Name the two Harbour Defense Systems to enhance the navy's surveillance capability and response to security threats were commissioned at Vizag ?
Answer : IUHDSS ( Integrated Underwater Harbour Defense and Surveillance System  and MWDC(Mine Warfare Data Center at Visakhapatnam.
• Recent which law got President of India's assent on transfer of captive mines without auction ?
Answer : Mines and Minerals ( Development and Regulation ) Amendment Act, 2016
• Who is the author of this book " Chaos and Caliphate" ?
Answer : Patric Cockburn
• The Uttar Pradesh Government gave its nod to develop nearly 200 km long bicycle highway from ___________ ?
Answer : Taj Mahal to Agra to the lion safari in Etawah
• International Nurses Day was celebrated  all over the world on 12th May to commemorate which famous personality ?
Answer  : Florence Nightingale's birthday
• The Indian Navy decommissioned its fleet of which air crafts recently ?
Answer : Sea Harriers ( Nick Name  - White Tiger)
• The Harish Rawat led Govt. won the floor test in which state recently ?
Answer : Uttarakhand
• Govt. recently constituted Sanjay Mitra committee to prepare policy framework for _________ ?
Answer : Taxi operators
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• The inset letter that will be provided on both number panels in the 1000 rupees denomination in the Mahatma Gandhi Series is ?
Answer : 2005 - R
• " Mehhdoot " postcards introduced by Election Commission for voters requesting them to vote in assembly polls in which state in India ?
Answer : Puducherry
• India is planning to develop regional connectivity projects in South Asia which is worth ______ ?
Answer : $5 billion
• ICICI Bank launched the country's first contact less business credit card in association with which company ?
Answer : Jet Airways
• What is the rank of India in terms of Crony - Capitalism ?
Answer : 9th ( Top Ranking Country- Russia)
• Name the world's first holographic flexible smartphone developed by the Canadian researchers ?
Answer : Holoflex.
• The decommissioned fleet of ionic Sea Harriers of Indian Navy was replaced by _________ ?
Answer : MIG 29K
• The Supreme Court appointed a three - member panel to oversee the Medical Council  of India (MCI) recently. The panel is headed by ___________ ?
Answer : RM Lodha
• Who is the Author of this book "Who killed Swami Lamanananda" ?
Answer : Anto Akkara
• The Government has planned to provide mobile connectivity in 55,669 villages in a phased manner by ?
Answer : March 2019 
• __________ hosted the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa recently ?
Answer : Rwanda
• What was the theme of 26th World Economic Forum summit ?
Answer : Connecting Africa's Resources Through Digital Transformation
• The union Government will issue UBIN to enable entrepreneurs set up their business without any delays. What is the full form of UBNI ?
Answer : Unique Business Identification Number
• India's single emergency number '112' will be operational throughout the country from ?
Answer : 1 January 2017
• The SMS- based vehicle Monitoring System of which state recently bagged the national award for Smart Policing instituted by FICCI ?
Answer : Nagaland
• Who is the author of the Autobiography of Shashi Kapoor titled as " Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star" published recently ?
Answer : Aseem Chhabra
• The Annual meeting of The Asian Development Bank (ADB) was held in which city ?
Answer : Frankfurt ( Germany )
• "ICGS - Shaurys" launched by Goa - Based defense shipyard  Limited is a  ____________ ?
Answer : Off - Shore Patrol Vessels
• Name the province in western Canada where a state of emergency was declared due to a massive wildfire that destroyed several homes ?
Answer : Alberta
• Facebook recently signed a partnership agreement with which company to build a product design initiative in India ?
Answer : NASSCOM
• Which cave recently is in news for revealing the India - China Buddhist link ?
Answer : Mogao caves
• India will organize a cultural festival in which country to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore ?
Answer : Egypt 
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• Indias Navy's first indigenous stealth submerine, INS Kalvari, was launched for the see trial recently. The submerine is built under Project 75 in collaboration with which Country ?
Answer : France
• Which state launched Chandranna Bima Yojna, an insurance scheme for the working class people recently ?
Answer : Andhra Pradesh
• The BHEL recently commissioned a 600 MW coal -based thermal power plant in Jhabua Thermal Power Project  (TPP)  located in Seoni district in which state ?
Answer : Madhya Pradesh
• The initiative named MICE, launched by the central government recently, is aimed at up gradation of which sector in India ?
Answer : Tourism
• The ADMM - Plus ( ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus) Exercise on Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism was held in which country recently ?
Answer : Brunei

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