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KUNDAN SIR GA DOWNLOAD MAY 2016 WITH ANSWERS--very useful for SBI CLERKS AND SBI PO

thanks to Mr. KUNDAN OF BSC CHRONICLE -- for his yeomen service to student community.  I am just sharing for the benefit of those who missed it earlier. 

02 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Vijender Singh, who recorded the 5th consecutive victory in a professional match recently, is a
1) shooter 
2) boxer
3) wrestler 
4) golfer
5) archer 
Answer:- 2) boxer
Ques. : 2 The former bureaucrat and parliamentarian NK Singh is soon to receive one of the highest civilian honours from which country for promoting its ties with India?
1) Japan 
2) Germany
3) France 
4) Sweden
5) Israel 
Answer:- 1) Japan
Ques. : 3 As per the latest data disclosed by the govt for assessment year 2012-13, taxpayers account for about what per cent of India’s population?
1) one per cent 
2) two per cent
3) 2.5 per cent 
4) three per cent
5) four per cent 
Answer:- 1) one per cent
Ques. : 4 The World Press Freedom Day is observed on
1) 30 Apr 
2) 1 May
3) 2 May 
4) 3 May
5) 5 May 
Answer:- 4) 3 May
Ques. : 5 India conveyed to which of the following countries recently that it was ready to clear nearly $6.5-bn of the dues for oil import from that country?
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) UAE
3) Iran 
4) Russia
5) Iraq 
Answer:- 3) Iran
Ques. : 6 President Nicolas Maduro ordered a 30 per cent increase in minimum wage effective from the International Labour Day (1 May) in the country
1) Cambodia 
2) Chile
3) Turkey 
4) Venezuela
5) Vietnam
Answer:- 4) Venezuela
Ques. : 7 India and __________ signed a landmark Air Services Agreement recently paving the way for introduction of direct flights between the two countries.
1) Australia 
2) New Zealand
3) Germany 
4) France
5) Mexico 
Answer:- 2) New Zealand
Ques. : 8 The Mindtree co-founder Subroto Bagchi has been selected to head the Skill Development Authority of the state of
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) Telangana
3) Karnataka 
4) Kerala
5) Odisha 
Answer:- 5) Odisha
Ques. : 9 Bandaru Dattatreya is the present Union Minister of State of
1) Environment, Forest and Climate Change 
2) Youth Affairs and Sports
3) Petroleum and Natural Gas 
4) Textiles
5) Labour and Employment 
Answer:- 5) Labour and Employment
Ques. : 10 Which of the following mobile operators in India has appointed six bankers to raise about $2.5 bn (Rs 16,500 cr) through an initial public offering this year?
1) Bharti Airtel 
2) Ideal
3) Vodafone 
4) Reliance Jio
5) Tata Indicom 
Answer:- 3) Vodafone
03 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The forex reserves of India reached record high of USD 361.601 bn in Apr 2016. The forex reserves does not include
1) foreign marketable securities 
2) monetary gold
3) special drawing rights (SDRs) 
4) reserve position in the IMF
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 2 The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Parliament recently sought explanation from the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for bad-loan menace of PSBs. The chairman of PAC is
1) KV Thomas 
2) P Chidambaram
3) Yashwant Sinha 
4) Murli Manohar Joshi
5) Shanta Kumar 
Answer:- 1) KV Thomas
Ques. : 3 Indian Navy’s first indigenous stealth submarine, INS Kalvari, was launched for the sea trial recently. The submarine is built under Project 75 in collaboration with
1) Germany 
2) Russia
3) Sweden 
4) UK
5) France 
Answer:- 5) France
Ques. : 4 Ajay Mittal, recently, took charge as the new secretary of
1) Social Justice and Empowerment
2) Information and Broadcasting
3) Law and Justice 
4) Road Transport, Highways Shipping
5) Defence 
Answer:- 2) Information and Broadcasting
Ques. : 5 Who won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix F1 championship in Sochi?
1) Kimi Raikkonen 
2) Lewis Hamilton
3) Nico Rosberg 
4) Fernando Alonso
5) Sebastian Vettel 
Answer:- 3) Nico Rosberg
Ques. : 6 Who among the following publicly identified himself as the creator of the digital currency Bitcoin recently?
1) Jon Matonis 
2) Andreas Antonopoulos
3) Shinichi Mochizuki 
4) Craig Wright
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Craig Wright
Ques. : 7 Name the Indian IT major, which along with others inaugurated Saudi Arabia’s first all women Business and Technology Park recently.
1) TCS 
2) Wipro
3) HCL 
4) Infosys
5) Tech Mahindra 
Answer:- 2) Wipro
Ques. : 8 The Payments banks can accept demand deposits and savings bank deposits from individuals and small businesses, up to a maximum of _________ per account.
1) Rs 20,000 
2) Rs 25,000
3) Rs 50,000 
4) Rs 1 lakh
5) Rs 2 lakh 
Answer:- 4) Rs 1 lakh
Ques. : 9 The SBI cut its MCLR by 5 bps recently. In the term MCLR, the letter ‘M’ stands for
1) Minimal 
2) Maximum
3) Marginal 
4) Multiple
5) Maturity 
Answer:- 3) Marginal
Ques. : 10 The core sector expanded at 6.4% in Mar 2016. Which of the following is one of the eight core sector industries?
1) Automobiles 
2) Textiles
3) Electronics 
4) Food processing
5) Electricity 
Answer:- 5) Electricity
04 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Name the cricketer who has been roped in as the country’s goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics. He will accompany Salman Khan and Abhinav Bindra.
1) Sachin Tendulkar
2) MS Dhoni
3) Kapil Dev
4) Virat Kohli
5) Sunil Gavaskar
Answer:- 1) Sachin Tendulkar
Ques. : 2 Which state govt launched Chandranna Bima Yojana, an insurance scheme for the working class people, recently?
1) Telangana
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Karnataka
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Kerala
Answer:- 4) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 3 India has agreed to pay Iran an interest of what per cent on $6.5-billion that refiners owe it in oil dues?
1) 0.5 per cent
2) 1 per cent
3) 1.25 per cent
4) 1.5 per cent
5) 1.75 per cent
Answer:- 4) 1.5 per cent
Ques. : 4 The BHEL recently commissioned a 600 MW coal-based thermal power plant in Jhabua Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Seoni district in
1) Rajasthan
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Maharashtra
4) Gujarat
5) Uttar Pradesh
Answer:- 2) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 5 The BCCI has recommended Indian Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and _________ for the Arjuna award.
1) Ravichandran Ashwin
2) Rohit Sharma
3) Ajinkya Rahane
4) Shikhar Dhawan
5) Ravindra Jadeja
Answer:- 3) Ajinkya Rahane
Ques. : 6 The initiative named MICE, launched by the central govt, recently, is aimed at up gradation of which sector in India?
1) Tourism
2) Health
3) Coal
4) Electricity
5) Space
Answer:- 1) Tourism
Ques. : 7 The ADMM-Plus (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus) Exercise on Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism was held recently in
1) Cambodia
2) Thailand
3) Brunei
4) Vietnam
5) Papua New Guinea
Answer:- 3) Brunei
Ques. : 8 The Rajya Sabha Chairman turned down liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s resignation on procedural grounds recently. Name the present chairman of Rajya Sabha.
1) KV Thomas
2) Mohd Hamid Ansari
3) Najma Heptullah
4) K Rahman Khan
5) PJ Kurien
Answer:- 2) Mohd Hamid Ansari
Ques. : 9 The Time magazine’s 2016 list of the 100 most reputable universities in the world is topped by
1) University of Oxford
2) University of Cambridge
3) Stanford University
4) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5) Harvard University
Answer:- 5) Harvard University
Ques. : 10 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) retained India’s growth forecast at what per cent for FY17 recently?
1) 6.7 per cent
2) 6.9 per cent
3) 7.1 per cent
4) 7.3 per cent
5) 7.5 per cent
Answer:- 5) 7.5 per cent
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05 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Aviva Plc recently acquired an additional 23 per cent stake in Aviva Life Insurance from which firm for Rs 940 cr?
1) Reliance Capital 
2) Dabur Invest Corp
3) Bajaj Capital 
4) Bharti Group
5) Birla Sunlife 
Answer:- 2) Dabur Invest Corp
Ques. : 2 Which of the following technology firms announced the biggest tech merger in history, the $70-bn merger with EMC recently?
1) Dell 
2) HP
3) Oracle 
4) Microsoft
5) Red Hat 
Answer:- 1) Dell
Ques. : 3 The 63rd National Film Awards were presented by the president Pranab Mukherjee recently. Who was conferred the Best Director award this year?
1) Anand L Rai (Tanu Weds Manu Returns) 
2) Shoojit Sircar (Piku)
3) SS Rajamouli (Baahubali: The Beginning) 
4) Kabir Khan (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
5) Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Bajirao Mastani) 
Answer:- 5) Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Bajirao Mastani)
Ques. : 4 The Supreme Court appointed a three-member panel to oversee the Medical Council of India (MCI) recently. The panel is headed by
1) SK Sareen 
2) Vinod Rai
3) RM Lodha 
4) Kurian Joseph
5) HL Dattu 
Answer:- 3) RM Lodha
Ques. : 5 India will organise a cultural festival in which of the following countries to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore?
1) France 
2) Papua New Guinea
3) Egypt 
4) Mauritius
5) Suriname 
Answer:- 3) Egypt
Ques. : 6 Patricia Espinosa was selected as the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recently. She is a diplomat from
1) Norway 
2) Sweden
3) Denmark 
4) Mexico
5) Chile 
Answer:- 4) Mexico
Ques. : 7 Who among the following took charge as Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) based in Pune recently?
1) Bhupendra Kainthola
2) Prashant Pathrabe
3) Nana Patekar 
4) Salim Khan
5) Anupam Kher 
Answer:- 1) Bhupendra Kainthola
Ques. : 8 Mark Selby from England won the 2016 World Championship title of which of the following games recently?
1) Squash 
2) Chess
3) Table tennis 
4) Boxing
5) Snooker 
Answer:- 5) Snooker
Ques. : 9 What is the full form of the term PMI? It is an indicator of business activity -- both in the manufacturing and services sectors.
1) Purchasing Market Index 
2) Purchasing Management Index
3) Purchasing Monitors’ Index 
4) Purchasing Managers’ Index
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Purchasing Managers’ Index
Ques. : 10 The World Malaria Day is observed on
1) 23 Apr 
2) 25 Apr
3) 26 Apr 
4) 3 May
5) 5 May 
Answer:- 2) 25 Apr


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06 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The European Central Bank announced to permanently discontinue production of 500-euro bill recently. The ECB is headquartered at
1) London, UK 
2) Rome, Italy
3) Madrid, Spain 
4) Frankfurt, Germany
5) Paris, France 
Answer:- 4) Frankfurt, Germany
Ques. : 2 As revealed by Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, recently, there were 7,686 wilful defaulters owing around _________ to state-owned banks as of Dec 2015.
1) Rs 28,000 cr
2) Rs 33,000 cr
3) Rs 45,000 cr 
4) Rs 55,000 cr
5) Rs 66,000 cr 
Answer:- 5) Rs 66,000 cr
Ques. : 3 The state-run IREDA might be converted into a Green Bank to enable it to access funding from overseas banks. It is associated with
1) rural development 
2) insurance sector
3) renewable energy 
4) asset restructuring
5) rural irrigation 
Answer:- 3) renewable energy
Ques. : 4 Kotak Mahindra Bank opened its IFSC banking unit at GIFT City in Gujarat recently. Here, the term IFSC stands for
1) Indian Financial Services Centre
2) International Financial Services Centre
3) Institutional Financial Services Centre 4) Integrated Financial Services Centre
5) None of these
Answer:- 2) International Financial Services Centre
Ques. : 5 Seven Indian shuttlers qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics, recently. Who among the following is NOT one of them?
1) Ashwini Ponnappa 
2) Jwala Gutta
3) Kidambi Srikanth 
4) PV Sindhu
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 6 The annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was held recently in
1) New Delhi 
2) Tokyo
3) Manila 
4) Frankfurt
5) Bangkok 
Answer:- 4) Frankfurt
Ques. : 7 Which of the following firms bagged the Gold Award in IT Services field at the Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards of the FIEO?
1) Wipro 
2) TCS
3) Infosys 
4) HCL
5) Tech Mahindra 
Answer:- 2) TCS
Ques. : 8 ________ has been appointed as the new Chief of Naval Staff and will assume charge on May 31.
1) Sunil Lanba 
2) Satish Soni
3) SPS Cheema 
4) HCS Bisht
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Sunil Lanba
Ques. : 9 _________ was honoured with a special statue by the Switzerland govt recently.
1) Late Yash Chopra 
2) Shubhash Ghai
3) Sanjay Leela Bhansali 
4) Late Raj Kapoor
5) SS Rajamouli 
Answer:- 1) Late Yash Chopra
Ques. : 10 Jai Kumar Garg is the present Managing Director and CEO of which of the following PSBs? The bank won ‘excellence award on empowering MSMEs’ recently.
1) PNB 
2) SBI
3) Dena Bank 
4) Indian Bank
5) Corporation Bank 
Answer:- 5) Corporation Bank

10 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 South Indian Bank, which tie-up with National Australian Bank (NAB) for online inward remittances from Australia recently, is based in
1) Thrissur 
2) Chennai
3) Bengaluru 
4) Hyderabad
5) Kochi 
Answer:- 1) Thrissur
Ques. : 2 Who won the men’s singles final of the 2016 Madrid Open Tennis tournament?
1) Rafael Nadal 
2) Roger Federer
3) Andy Murray 
4) Novak Djokovic
5) Kei Nishikori 
Answer:- 4) Novak Djokovic
Ques. : 3 The practice of financial intermediaries facilitating the creation of credit in the financial systems without being subject to regulatory oversight is called
1) narrow banking 
2) para-banking
3) unit banking 
4) universal banking
5) shadow banking 
Answer:- 5) shadow banking
Ques. : 4 As revealed by the govt recently, about what amount is lying idle in inoperative Employees’ Provident Fund accounts as of now?
1) Rs 7,000 cr 
2) Rs 13,000 cr
3) Rs 21,000 cr 
4) Rs 33,000 cr
5) Rs 43,000 cr 
Answer:- 5) Rs 43,000 cr
Ques. : 5 Chhattisgarh govt recently relaxed the labour laws in favour of MSMEs. The present Chief Minister of the state is
1) Raghubar Das 
2) Vasundhara Raje
3) Shivraj Singh Chouhan 
4) Raman Singh
5) Laxmikant Parsekar 
Answer:- 4) Raman Singh
Ques. : 6 The Govt has planned to provide mobile connectivity in 55,669 villages in a phased manner by
1) Dec 2016 
2) Mar 2017
3) Dec 2017 
4) Sep 2018
5) Mar 2019 
Answer:- 5) Mar 2019
Ques. : 7 The Indian-origin lawyer Murali Pillai has been elected member of the parliament in which of the following countries recently?
1) Malaysia 
2) Indonesia
3) Singapore 
4) Canada
5) South Africa 
Answer:- 3) Singapore
Ques. : 8 Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, who grab Rio 2016 berths, recently, are Indian
1) boxers 
2) weightlifters
3) wrestlers 
4) athletes
5) archers 
Answer:- 3) wrestlers
Ques. : 9 The SMS-based Vehicle Monitoring System of which state recently bagged the National Award for Smart Policing instituted by FICCI?
1) Nagaland 
2) Tripura
3) Assam 
4) Mizoram
5) Manipur 
Answer:- 1) Nagaland
Ques. : 10 The human rights lawyer Sadiq Khan was elected as the first Muslim mayor of which of the following cities recently?
1) Rome 
2) London
3) Madrid 
4) Frankfurt
5) Paris 
Answer:- 2) London

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11 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The military exercise Chakravyuh-II concluded recently in
1) Rajasthan 
2) Gujarat
3) Punjab 
4) Jammu & Kashmir
5) Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 1) Rajasthan
Ques. : 2 In a unique initiative, the Election Commission will be sending out ‘Meghdoot’ postcards to voters requesting them to vote in assembly polls in
1) Kerala 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Karnataka 
4) Goa
5) Puducherry 
Answer:- 5) Puducherry
Ques. : 3 The Union Govt will issue UBIN to enable entrepreneurs set up their business without any delays. The term UBIN stands for
1) Unique Business Initiation Number 
2) Unique Business Incorporation Number
3) Unique Business Identification Number 
4) Unique Business Information Number
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Unique Business Identification Number
Ques. : 4 India’s single emergency number ‘112’ will be operational throughout the country from
1) 1 Sep 2016
2) 1 Jan 2017
3) 1 Apr 2017 
4) 1 Jan 2018
5) 1 Apr 2018 
Answer:- 2) 1 Jan 2017
Ques. : 5 According to a recent study by The Economist, what is India’s ranking in terms of crony-capitalism?
1) Second 
2) Third
3) Fifth 
4) Seventh
5) Ninth 
Answer:- 5) Ninth
Ques. : 6 Which of the following countries tops the index prepared by The Economist based on crony-capitalism across the world?
1) Singapore 
2) Philippines
3) Malaysia 
4) Russia
5) Germany 
Answer:- 4) Russia
Ques. : 7 Saraswat Bank donated Rs 1 cr relief for drought in Maharashtra recently. The bank is country’s largest
1) urban co-operative bank 
2) regional rural bank
3) private bank 
4) payments bank
5) local area bank 
Answer:- 1) urban co-operative bank
Ques. : 8 The Reserve Bank will shortly issue banknotes of which denominations with inset letter ‘R’ in both the number panels?
1) Rs 50 
2) Rs 100
3) Rs 500 
4) Rs 1000
5) Rs 10000 
Answer:- 4) Rs 1000
Ques. : 9 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued draft norms for on-tap licensing for universal banks for which the initial capital requirement is set at
1) Rs 100 cr 
2) Rs 200 cr
3) Rs 300 cr 
4) Rs 400 cr
5) Rs 500 cr 
Answer:- 5) Rs 500 cr
Ques. : 10 The Centre has allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in which of the following under the automatic route?
1) Private Banks 
2) Asset Reconstruction Companies
3) Single Brand Retail 
4) Marketplace model with inventory
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Asset Reconstruction Companies
12 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The Indian Navy decommissioned its fleet of which of the following aircrafts recently?
1) Tupolev Tu-142 
2) Boeing P-8 Poseidon
3) MiG-29K 
4) Sea Harriers
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Sea Harriers
Ques. : 2 The Indian Navy recently launched its Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) and Mine Warfare Data Centre (MWDC) at
1) Mumbai 
2) Visakhapatnam
3) Kolkata 
4) Port Blair
5) Karwar 
Answer:- 2) Visakhapatnam
Ques. : 3 The Harish Rawat led govt won the floor test in which of the following states recently?
1) Arunachal Pradesh 
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand 
4) Kerala
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 3) Uttarakhand
Ques. : 4 The govt has constituted Sanjay Mitra committee to prepare policy framework for
1) phasing out of old vehicles 
2) reduction in the pollution level in Delhi
3) travel and tourism operators 
4) taxi operators
5) development of tourism 
Answer:- 4) taxi operators
Ques. : 5 India and which country recently signed a pact which gives India taxation rights on capital gains arising from sale of shares acquired on or after 1 Apr 2017 in Indian companies?
1) South Korea 
2) Singapore
3) Mauritius 
4) Maldives
5) Switzerland 
Answer:- 3) Mauritius
Ques. : 6 India is planning to develop regional connectivity projects in South Asia which is worth
1) $1 billion 
2) $2 billion
3) $4 billion 
4) $5 billion
5) $10 billion 
Answer:- 4) $5 billion
Ques. : 7 _________ won the Lonely Planet Group’s Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award recently.
1) Uttar Pradesh Tourism 
2) Gujarat Tourism
3) Rajasthan Tourism 
4) Himachal Pradesh Tourism
5) Madhya Pradesh Tourism 
Answer:- 5) Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Ques. : 8 Port Louis is the capital city of
1) Mauritius 
2) Suriname
3) Cambodia 
4) Norway
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 1) Mauritius
Ques. : 9 Rodrigo Duterte won 2016 presidential election in which country recently?
1) Thailand 
2) Cambodia
3) Vietnam 
4) Chile
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 5) Philippines
Ques. : 10 The International Day of Families is observed on
1) 8 May 
2) 10 May
3) 12 May 
4) 13 May
5) 15 May 
Answer:- 5) 15 May

13 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Who won the leading actor award at the Bafta TV awards 2016?
1) Ben Whishaw (London Spy) 
2) Idris Elba (Luther)
3) Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall) 
4) Stephen Graham (This is England ’90)
5) None of these
Answer:- 3) Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall)
Ques. : 2 The International Nurses Day is celebrated all over the world to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s birthday every year on
1) 10 May 
2) 11 May
3) 12 May 
4) 13 May
5) 15 May 
Answer:- 3) 12 May
Ques. : 3 Who among the following has been elected as the ICC’s first independent Chairman recently?
1) G Gangaraju 
2) Ajay Shirke
3) Rajeev Shukla 
4) Anurag Thakur
5) Shashank Manohar 
Answer:- 5) Shashank Manohar
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was recently appointed as Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court?
1) Atma Ram Nadkarni 
2) Baldev Raj Mahajan
3) Vijay Bahadur Singh 
4) Ranjit Kumar
5) RC AGARWAL 
Answer:- 1) Atma Ram Nadkarni
Ques. : 5 Mrugank Paranjape took charge as the new MD and CEO of
1) Bombay Stock Exchange 
2) Multi Commodity Exchange
3) National Stock Exchange 
4) Calcutta Stock Exchange
5) MCX Stock Exchange 
Answer:- 2) Multi Commodity Exchange
Ques. : 6 ________ hosted the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa recently. The theme of this year’s summit was: Connecting Africa’s Resources Through Digital Transformation.
1) Rwanda 
2) Uganda
3) Kenya 
4) Burundi
5) Tanzania 
Answer:- 1) Rwanda
Ques. : 7 Deepak Kumar Gupta has been appointed the Chief Justice of the
1) Rajasthan High Court 
2) Tripura High Court
3) Guwahati High Court 
4) Chhattisgarh High Court
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Chhattisgarh High Court
Ques. : 8 _________ launched the country’s first contactless business credit card in association with Jet Airways.
1) HDFC Bank 
2) SBI
3) Axis Bank 
4) ICICI Bank
5) Federal Bank 
Answer:- 4) ICICI Bank
Ques. : 9 Who among the following has been appointed India’s Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Games?
1) Sachin Tendulkar 
2) Abhinav Bindra
3) Salman Khan 
4) AR Rahman
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 10 India and Mauritius signed a protocol for amendment of the double taxation avoidance agreement. The full tax rate will kick in from
1) 2016-17 
2) 2017-18
3) 2018-19 
4) 2019-20
5) 2020-21 
Answer:- 4) 2019-20


14 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami was executed in which of the following countries recently?
1) China 
2) Afghanistan
3) Bangladesh 
4) Pakistan
5) Turkey 
Answer:- 3) Bangladesh
Ques. : 2 The Supreme Court allowed the Income Tax Department recently to reopen a case against who among the following pertaining to his income for the assessment year 2001-02?
1) Shahrukh Khan 
2) Amitabh Bachchan
3) Sachin Tendulkar 
4) Azim Premji
5) NR Narayana Murthy 
Answer:- 2) Amitabh Bachchan
Ques. : 3 The Supreme Court recently struck down which of the following regulations imposed by the TRAI on telecom operators?
1) Penalty for call drops 
2) Penalty for slow data speed
3) Free upgradation from 3G to 4G 
4) Free SIM cards to BPL families
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Penalty for call drops
Ques. : 4 President Dilma Rousseff was recently suspended from her office to face impeachment trial in
1) Philippines 
2) Malaysia
3) Indonesia 
4) Brazil
5) South Africa 
Answer:- 4) Brazil
Ques. : 5 _________ is the sole Indian (ranked 33rd) in Forbes’ list of ‘Money Masters: The Most Powerful People In The Financial World’ topped by Stephen Schwarzman.
1) Arundhati Bhattacharya
2) Chanda Kochhar
3) Kumar Mangalam Birla 
4) Dilip Shanghvi
5) Uday Kotak 
Answer:- 5) Uday Kotak
Ques. : 6 The govt of which country has decided to close Dadaab refugee camp, often referred to as the world’s largest camp?
1) Kenya 
2) South Africa
3) Greece 
4) Turkey
5) Tunisia 
Answer:- 1) Kenya
Ques. : 7 Which of the following oil exporting countries recently ended free shipping of crude oil to India and asked refiners to arrange for freight?
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) Iran
3) Iraq 4) Kuwait
5) UAE 
Answer:- 2) Iran
Ques. : 8 The central Asian state leaders recently inaugurated the Central Asia South Asia (CASA-1000) transmission line near Dushanbe in
1) Kyrgyz Republic 
2) Afghanistan
3) Pakistan 
4) Tajikistan
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Tajikistan
Ques. : 9 As per the recent WHO report, Delhi is no more the most polluted city in the world. The most polluted city in the world is
1) Beijing, China 
2) Xintai, China
3) Allahabad, India 
4) Gwalior, India
5) Zabol, Iran 
Answer:- 5) Zabol, Iran
Ques. : 10 The Union Cabinet recently approved a pact between Sebi and Financial Services Regulatory Authority, its counterpart from
1) UAE 
2) Singapore
3) Venezuela 
4) Thailand
5) Cambodia 
Answer:- 1) UAE

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16 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 _______ will become the first Indian to be inducted into the ‘International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame’.
1) G Madhavan Nair 
2) UR Rao
3) KK Radhakrishnan 
4) CNR Rao
5) K Kasturirangan 
Answer:- 2) UR Rao
Ques. : 2 The economic think-tank NCAER recently projected India’s economic growth rate at what percent in 2016-17?
1) 6.9 per cent 
2) 7.1 per cent
3) 7.4 per cent
4) 7.6 per cent
5) 7.7 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 7.7 per cent
Ques. : 3 The Thomas Cup is an international men’s team competition of
1) badminton 
2) tennis
3) squash 
4) billiards
5) golf 
Answer:- 1) badminton
Ques. : 4 Which of the following pairs won women’s doubles title of the 2016 Rome Masters?
1) Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnin 2) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
3) Raquel Atawo and Abigail Spears 
4) Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
Ques. : 5 The world football governing body FIFA appointed who among the following as deputy chairman of its governance committee recently?
1) Mukul Mudgal 
2) Praful Patel
3) Baichung Bhutia 
4) Sarbananda Sonowal
5) IM Vijayan 
Answer:- 1) Mukul Mudgal
Ques. : 6 The ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ or four month window for declaration of domestic black money will commence from
1) 1 Jun 2016 
2) 1 Sep 2016
3) 1 Dec 2016 
4) 1 Jan 2017
5) 1 Apr 2017 
Answer:- 1) 1 Jun 2016
Ques. : 7 The Air Forces of which two countries concluded their four-week-long “Red Flag” aerial combat exercises at Alaska in the US recently?
1) Pakistan and US 
2) China and US
3) Japan and US 
4) South Korea and US
5) India and US 
Answer:- 5) India and US
Ques. : 8 The Women Economic Forum with a theme ‘Women: Uplifting and Uniting The World’ was held recently in
1) Jaipur 
2) Bhopal
3) Kolkata 
4) New Delhi
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 4) New Delhi
Ques. : 9 The 2nd phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide LPG connections to 5 cr women beneficiaries from BPL families was launched recently from Dahod district of
1) Jharkhand 
2) West Bengal
3) Tamil Nadu 
4) Kerala
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 5) Gujarat
Ques. : 10 India is placed at which position in the ‘Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index’, according to an EY report?
1) First 
2) Second
3) Third 
4) Fourth
5) Fifth 
Ans.  3)


17 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 ISRO is planning to launch India’s first space shuttle. The present chairman of the Indian space agency is
1) G Madhavan Nair 
2) Shailesh Nayak
3) KK Radhakrishnan 
4) AS Kiran Kumar
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) AS Kiran Kumar
Ques. : 2 The negotiations for India to join the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) are soon to start. The NSG has ____ members at present.
1) 14 
2) 28
3) 32 
4) 42
5) 48 
Answer:- 5) 48
Ques. : 3 ________ won the men’s singles title of the 2016 Italian Open tennis tournament.
1) Novak Djokovic 
2) Andy Murray
3) Stan Wawrinka 
4) Roger Federer
5) Rafael Nadal 
Answer:- 2) Andy Murray
Ques. : 4 India shares the longest international boundary line (4,096 km) with which of the following neighbouring countries?
1) Nepal 
2) Bangladesh
3) China 
4) Pakistan
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 2) Bangladesh
Ques. : 5 The navy of which of the following countries is soon receiving the ship named Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer?
1) China 
2) Russia
3) Japan 
4) France
5) US 
Answer:- 5) US
Ques. : 6 Who among the following won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix F1 championship?
1) Kimi Raikkonen 
2) Nico Rosberg
3) Daniel Ricciardo 
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) Max Verstappen 
Answer:- 5) Max Verstappen
Ques. : 7 The parliament which of the following countries on 11 May passed legislation legalizing same-sex civil unions?
1) Italy 
2) Spain
3) Sweden 
4) Norway
5) Japan 
Answer:- 1) Italy
Ques. : 8 Justice Navin Sinha was recently sworn-in as new Chief Justice of
1) Patna High Court 
2) Rajasthan High Court
3) Allahabad High Court 
4) Karnataka High Court
5) Madras High Court 
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan High Court
Ques. : 9 ________ won the women’s single title of the 2016 Italian Open tennis tournament.
1) Madison Keys 
2) Victoria Azarenka
3) Serena Williams 
4) Venus Williams
5) Petra Kvitova 
Answer:- 3) Serena Williams
Ques. : 10 Which of the following teams was crowned 2016 La Liga champion recently?
1) Real Madrid 
2) Valencia CF
3) Sevilla FC 
4) Barcelona
5) Atletico Madrid 
Answer:- 4) Barcelona
18 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 JK Rowling received the highest French civilian honour ‘Legion Of Honour’ recently. She is a(n) famous
1) actress 
2) singer
3) novelist 
4) tennis player
5) cartoonist
Answer:- 3) novelist
Ques. : 2 Sudha Singh qualified for Rio Olympics and also set a national record recently in the game of
1) steeplechase 
2) discuss throw
3) rowing 
4) pole vault
5) triple jump 
Answer:- 1) steeplechase
Ques. : 3 Name the Indian actress who was honoured with the Harvey Milk Award recently for supporting LGBT activists.
1) Priyanka Chopra 
2) Raveena Tandon
3) Celina Jaitley 
4) Shilpa Shetty
5) Karishma Kapoor 
Answer:- 3) Celina Jaitley
Ques. : 4 The World Hypertension Day is observed on
1) 11 May 
2) 12 May
3) 15 May 
4) 17 May
5) 18 May 
Answer:- 4) 17 May
Ques. : 5 The wholesale price index (WPI) inflation for Apr 2016 entered into the positive zone for the first time in 18 months to
1) 0.03 per cent 
2) 0.04 per cent
3) 0.13 per cent 
4) 0.24 per cent
5) 0.34 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 0.34 per cent
Ques. : 6 Bhuvan, which provides visualisation services and earth observation data to users in public domain, is developed by
1) HAL 
2) ISRO
3) DRDO 
4) TCS
5) Wipro
Answer:- 2) ISRO
Ques. : 7 Deepak Shodhan, who died recently, was India’s oldest
1) hockey player 
2) footballer
3) shuttler 
4) tennis player
5) Test cricketer 
Answer:- 5) Test cricketer
Ques. : 8 Which country launched Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite recently?
1) Japan 
2) South Korea
3) China 
4) Philippines
5) Ukraine 
Answer:- 3) China
Ques. : 9 India concluded a nuclear agreement with which of the following neighbouring countries recently?
1) Myanmar 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Nepal 
4) Bhutan
5) Bangladesh 
Answer:- 5) Bangladesh
Ques. : 10 The central govt approved a proposal, recently, to set up Kalinganagar National Investment Manufacturing Zone in the state of
1) West Bengal 
2) Jharkhand
3) Assam 
4) Odisha
5) Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 4) Odisha




20 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The World Forestry Day is observed every year on
1) 12 Mar
2) 15 Mar
3) 20 Mar 
4) 21 Mar
5) 22 Mar 
Answer:- 4) 21 Mar
Ques. : 2 A special goodwill train loaded with High Speed Diesel rolled down from India to which country recently starting a new era of petroleum trade?
1) Bhutan 
2) Nepal
3) Bangladesh 
4) Myanmar
5) Pakistan 
Answer:- 3) Bangladesh
Ques. : 3 Vedanta Group's USD 10-bn LCD screen plant, which is billed as the country's first, will start production in 2018 in the state of
1) Gujarat 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Kerala 
4) Maharashtra
5) West Bengal 
Answer:- 4) Maharashtra
Ques. : 4 Anupam Shrivastava will continue as CMD of which of the following PSUs for another four years as decided by the govt recently?
1) BSNL 
2) MTNL
3) BHEL 
4) ONGC
5) OIC 
Answer:- 1) BSNL
Ques. : 5 The goct has announced to open its one-time retro tax settlement scheme from
1) 1 Apr 
2) 1 Jun
3) 1 Sep 
4) 1 Oct
5) 1 Dec 
Answer:- 2) 1 Jun
Ques. : 6 Yogeshwar Dutt, who bagged a gold medal in Asian Olympic Qualification tournament recently, is associated with
1) boxing 
2) wrestling
3) weight lifting 
4) discuss throw
5) bowling 
Answer:- 2) wrestling
Ques. : 7 Who won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Basel, Switzerland recently?
1) Marc Zwiebler 
2) Srikanth Kidambi
3) HS Prannoy 
4) Parupalli Kashyap
5) Tommy Sugiarto 
Answer:- 3) HS Prannoy
Ques. : 8 The US President Barack Obama embarked on a historic 3-day visit to Cuba recently. The capital city of Cuba is
1) Porto-Novo
2) Sarajevo
3) Havana 
4) Sofia
5) Phnom Penh 
Answer:- 3) Havana
Ques. : 9 The govt has prepared BAPU-Preparedness Index, using Aadhaar penetration and Point of Sale machines as indicators, for each state. Here, letter ‘B’ in the term BAPU stands for
1) Biometrically 
2) Bilaterally
3) Biannually 
4) Basically
5) Broadly 
Answer:- 1) Biometrically
Ques. : 10 The fisheries sector constitutes 5.08 per cent of agriculture GDP and about what per cent of the GDP of the country?
1) 4 per cent
2) 3 per cent
3) 2.5 per cent 
4) 2 per cent
5) 1 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 1 per cent
21 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The G7 summit 2016 is scheduled to be held in
1) Ise-Shima, Japan 
2) Montreal, Canada
3) New York, US 
4) Paris, France
5) Frankfurt, Germany
Answer:- 1) Ise-Shima, Japan
Ques. : 2 Which of the following cyclones intensified over Bay of Bengal recently?
1) Roanu 
2) Hudhud
3) Nilam 
4) Phyan
5) Lehar 
Answer:- 1) Roanu
Ques. : 3 Tsai Ing-wen was recently sworn in as the first female president in
1) Vietnam 
2) Philippines
3) Thailand 
4) Cambodia
5) Taiwan 
Answer:- 5) Taiwan
Ques. : 4 India and Slovenia have signed a protocol to amend the bilateral double taxation avoidance agreement. The currency of Slovenia is
1) Peso 
2) Euro
3) Krona 
4) Ringgit
5) Slovenian dollar 
Answer:- 2) Euro
Ques. : 5 The US House of Representatives has approved a bipartisan legislative move to bolster defence ties with which country and bring it at par with other NATO allies?
1) China 
2) Japan
3) Cuba 
4) Mexico
5) India 
Answer:- 5) India
Ques. : 6 ________ was conferred the prestigious chemical industry award, the Othmer Gold Medal recently, for his entrepreneurial leadership in the oil and gas industry.
1) Gautam Adani 
2) Cyrus Pallonji Mistry
3) Shashi Ruia 
4) Mukesh Ambani
5) Venugopal Dhoot 
Answer:- 4) Mukesh Ambani
Ques. : 7 A two-day international Buddhist conference to mark the 2,560th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha was held recently in
1) Thimphu, Bhutan 
2) Colombo, Sri Lanka
3) Beijing, China 
4) Kathmandu, Nepal
5) Naypyidaw, Myanmar 
Answer:- 4) Kathmandu, Nepal
Ques. : 8 India's ‘Red Line’ campaign is finding recognition and could be adopted on a world scale. It is a campaign against
1) child labour 
2) overuse of antibiotics
3) forced abortions 
4) child marriage
5) tobacco 
Answer:- 2) overuse of antibiotics
Ques. : 9 Dutee Chand, who bagged a gold medal at the Taiwan Open Athletics Championships recently, is an Indian
1) long jumper 
2) pole vault player
3) sprinter 
4) triple jumper
5) shot putter 
Answer:- 3) sprinter
Ques. : 10 Diwaliben Bhil, who passed away recently, was the renowned folk singer of
1) Assam 
2) Jharkhand
3) Gujarat 
4) Maharashtra
5) Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 3) Gujarat



24 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on
1) May 18 
2) May 20

3) May 22 
4) May 24
5) May 25 
Answer:- 3) May 22
Ques. : 2 Pawan Chamling, who was conferred with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award by Nepal recently, is the present Chief Minister of
1) Sikkim 
2) Assam
3) Manipur 
4) Mizoram
5) Meghalaya 
Answer:- 1) Sikkim
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is the head of the 11-member committee set up to recommend measures to enhance the combat capabilities of the armed forces?
1) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore 
2) DB Shekatkar
3) Deepak Kapoor 
4) Bikram Singh
5) Vijay Kumar Singh 
Answer:- 2) DB Shekatkar
Ques. : 4 Who among the following has been appointed as Principle Adviser for social sector in NITI Aayog?
1) Rajiv Mehrishi 
2) Hasmukh Adhia
3) Ratan P Watal
4) Arvind Mayaram
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Ratan P Watal
Ques. : 5 Which of the following firms has designed the Intelligent Operations Centre (IOC), a software solution for Rashtrapati Bhavan?
1) Wipro
2) IBM
3) TCS 
4) HCL
5) Microsoft 
Answer:- 2) IBM
Ques. : 6 India and Oman signed 4 MoUs during the recent visit by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to the country. The capital city of Oman is
1) Manama 
2) Baku
3) Abu Dhabi 
4) Muscat
5) Sana'a 
Answer:- 4) Muscat
Ques. : 7 Who won the Asian 6-Red Snooker title in Abu Dhabi recently?
1) Kamal Chawla 
2) Manan Chandra
3) Aditya Mehta 
4) Keen Hoh Moh
5) Pankaj Advani 
Answer:- 5) Pankaj Advani
Ques. : 8 The govt has constituted the IEPF Authority to further strengthen the framework for safeguarding the interest of investors. What does letter ‘P’ stands for in the term IEPF?
1) Protection 
2) Provident
3) Provision 
4) Preference
5) Performance 
Answer:- 1) Protection
Ques. : 9 Which of the following states started an artificial propagation programme for rehabilitation and conservation of Golden Mahseer fish recently?
1) West Bengal 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Karnataka 
4) Kerala
5) Himachal Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Himachal Pradesh
Ques. : 10 Which of the following films won the Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival recently?
1) I, Daniel Blake 
2) The Salesman
3) Ma Rosa 
4) American Honey
5) It's Only The End of the World 
Answer:- 1) I, Daniel Blake







25 MAY 2015
Ques. : 1 Which of the following teams won the 2016 Thomas Cup badminton tournament recently?
1) South Korea 
2) China

3) Indonesians 
4) Denmark
5) India 
Answer:- 4) Denmark
Ques. : 2 Which of the following teams won the 2016 Uber Cup badminton tournament recently?
1) South Korea 
2) China
3) Indonesians 
4) Denmark
5) India 
Answer:- 2) China
Ques. : 3 Every year 21 May is observed as
1) National Dengue Day 
2) World Hypertension Day
3) International Day of UN Peacekeepers 
4) International Day for Biological Diversity
5) Anti-Terrorism Day 
Answer:- 5) Anti-Terrorism Day
Ques. : 4 The World Bank is launching a ________ fast-disbursing insurance fund to combat deadly pandemics in poor countries.
1) $300-mn 
2) $500-mn
3) $700-mn 
4) $800-mn
5) $900-mn 
Answer:- 2) $500-mn
Ques. : 5 The United States fully lifted its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to which of the following countries recently?
1) Vietnam 
2) Taiwan
3) North Korea 
4) Iran
5) Pakistan 
Answer:- 1) Vietnam
Ques. : 6 India, Iran and which country signed a historic three-way land transit agreement recently?
1) Iraq 
2) Tajikistan
3) Pakistan 
4) Afghanistan
5) Jordan 
Answer:- 4) Afghanistan
Ques. : 7 The Indian Navy commissioned indigenously built INS Tarmugli recently. It is a(n)
1) Fast Patrol Craft 
2) Anti-Submarine Craft
3) Torpedo Launch and Recovery Ship 
4) Fast Attack Craft
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Fast Attack Craft
Ques. : 8 Who among the following has been appointed the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)?
1) KC Purohit 
2) VS Ramamurthy
3) SK Sharma 
4) Ratan Kumar Sinha
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) SK Sharma
Ques. : 9 India, Myanmar and which of the following countries will soon be connected by a 1,400-km highway
1) Bangladesh 
2) Philippines
3) China 
4) Cambodia
5) Thailand 
Answer:- 5) Thailand
Ques. : 10 India banned its nationals from travelling to Libya recently. The capital city of Libya is
1) Khartoum 
2) Rabat
3) Tripoli 
4) Cairo
5) Sana’a 
Answer:- 3) Tripoli
26 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 Who among the following has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Assam?
1) Prafulla Kumar Mahanta 
2) Badruddin Ajmal

3) Tarun Gogoi 
4) Himanta Biswa Sarma
5) Sarbananda Sonowal 
Answer:- 5) Sarbananda Sonowal
Ques. : 2 Pinarayi Vijayan is the new Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Kerala
3) West Bengal 
4) Puducherry
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Kerala
Ques. : 3 The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities will now be known as ‘_________’ Sashaktikaran Vibhag in Hindi.
1) Divyangjan 
2) Viklangjan
3) Bhinnangjan 
4) Sarvangjan
5) Visheshangjan 
Answer:- 1) Divyangjan
Ques. : 4 India and World Bank have signed a loan agreement for assistance of USD 100 mn for the urban water supply modernization project of
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Karnataka
3) Maharashtra 
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 2) Karnataka
Ques. : 5 The Odisha governor promulgated Odisha Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 to ensure use of Odia in all govt systems recently. The present governor of Odisha is
1) K Rosaiah 
2) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
3) SC Jamir 
4) Keshari Nath Tripathi
5) K Sathasivam 
Answer:- 3) SC Jamir
Ques. : 6 The Union Ministry of Urban Development has shortlisted 13 cities from 13 States/UTs in the list of second batch of Smart Cities Mission. These cities do not include
1) Dehradun 
2) Ranchi
3) Bhagalpur 
4) Chandigarh
5) Dharmashala 
Answer:- 1) Dehradun
Ques. : 7 The govt has decided to launch ASMITA system which is a
1) missing children tracking system 
2) women tracking system
3) distressed tracking system 
4) endangered animals tracking system
5) student tracking system 
Answer:- 5) student tracking system
Ques. : 8 The BHEL, recently, commissioned the first 800 MW supercricital thermal unit in Yeramarus thermal power station (TPS) located in Raichur district of
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) Telangana
3) Kerala 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 5) Karnataka
Ques. : 9 The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit was held recently in
1) Manila 
2) Bangkok
3) Berlin 
4) Istanbul
5) London 
Answer:- 4) Istanbul
Ques. : 10 Name the US engineer who won the Millennium Technology Prize for his/her work ‘directed evolution’ in Finland recently.
1) Syamantak Payra 
2) Christopher Voigt
3) Huimin Zhao 
4) Frances Arnold
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Frances Arnold

27 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The leaders of the G7 group held talks in Japan in the recent summit. Which of the following countries is NOT a member of G7 grouping?
1) Canada 
2) Italy

3) Germany 
4) France
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 2 The Union Cabinet has waived off loans worth more than Rs 9,079 cr owed by which PSU as part of a financial restructuring package for it?
1) HMT 
2) BSNL
3) MTNL 
4) Madras Fertilizers Ltd
5) Hindustan Fertilizer Corp 
Answer:- 5) Hindustan Fertilizer Corp
Ques. : 3 The Union Cabinet approved six new IITs recently. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
1) Bhilai (Chhattisgarh) 
2) Dharwar (Karnataka)
3) Palakkad (Kerala) 
4) Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 4 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the request of which bank recently to increase the FDI limit to 74 per cent from the existing limit of 41.87 per cent?
1) Yes Bank 
2) Federal Bank
3) Kotak Mahindra Bank 
4) IDFC Bank
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Yes Bank
Ques. : 5 Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is set to start its India operations from
1) Maharashtra 
2) Gujarat
3) Karnataka 
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Kerala 
Answer:- 2) Gujarat
Ques. : 6 The Govt has enforced the decision of EPFO to almost double the maximum sum assured under its insurance scheme to
1) Rs 3 lakh 
2) Rs 4 lakh
3) Rs 5 lakh 
4) Rs 6 lakh
5) Rs 7 lakh 
Answer:- 4) Rs 6 lakh
Ques. : 7 The Union Cabinet granted ex-post facto approval to the MoU signed between India and Maldives on tourism cooperation recently. The currency of Maldives is
1) Taka 
2) Rupiah
3) Rufiyaa 
4) Ngultrum
5) Maldivian rupee 
Answer:- 2) Rupiah
Ques. : 8 The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari launched 20 Nirbhaya buses of in which state recently?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat 
4) Maharashtra
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan
Ques. : 9 The union cabinet approved National Capital Goods Policy aimed at increasing the value of capital goods production to _________ by 2025.
1) Rs 2,30,000 cr
2) Rs 4,60,000 cr
3) Rs 7,50,000 cr 
4) Rs 9,25,000 cr
5) Rs 10,00,000 cr 
Answer:- 3) Rs 7,50,000 cr
Ques. : 10 As per the amendment approved by the Union Cabinet in the Constitution (ST) Order, 1950, Darlong will be added as a scheduled tribe in
1) Assam 
2) Chhattisgarh
3) Jharkhand 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Puducherry 
Answer:- 5) Puducherry
31 MAY 2016
Ques. : 1 The Committee headed by TSR Subramanian submitted its report recently on
1) New Education Policy 
2) Defence Procurement Policy

3) New Foreign Policy 
4) Merger of public sector banks
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) New Education Policy
Ques. : 2 The trial run of the nine-coach Talgo train was conducted on the Bareilly-Moradabad route recently. Talgo train technology belongs to
1) France 
2) Japan
3) Sweden 
4) Germany
5) Spain 
Answer:- 5) Spain
Ques. : 3 Name the Bollywood actor who has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the LEPRA India organisation that fights against leprosy and tuberculosis.
1) R Madhavan 
2) Aamir Khan
3) Randeep Hooda 
4) Salman Khan
5) Irrfan Khan
Answer:- 1) R Madhavan
Ques. : 4 Seema Punia, who qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics recently, is an Indian
1) Boxer 
2) Discus thrower
3) Archer 
4) Shot putter
5) Wrestler 
Answer:- 2) Discus thrower
Ques. : 5 Which of the following teams won the 2016 UEFA Champions League recently?
1) Atletico Madrid FC 
2) Real Madrid FC
3) Paris FC 4) Manchester City FC
5) FC Bayern Munich 
Answer:- 2) Real Madrid FC
Ques. : 6 The Hindi Journalism Day is celebrated in India on which day? On this day the first Hindi newspaper Udant Martand was published in 1826 from Calcutta.
1) 21 May 
2) 22 May
3) 27 May 
4) 30 May
5) 31 May 
Answer:- 4) 30 May
Ques. : 7 Who is the new Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command of India?
1) Sunil Lanba 
2) AR Karve
3) Girish Luthra 
4) Harish Bisht
5) None of these
Answer:- 3) Girish Luthra
Ques. : 8 Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the founder and chief executive of One97 Communications which runs
1) Shopclues 
2) Snapdeal
3) Infibeam
4) Flipkart
5) Paytm 
Answer:- 5) Paytm
Ques. : 9 Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched the IPL 9 title recently in the captaincy of
1) Chris Gayle 
2) Ben Cutting
3) David Warner 
4) Yuvraj Singh
5) AB de Villiers 
Answer:- 3) David Warner
Ques. : 10 India and which of the following countries have signed an MoU to enhance research and development capabilities in biotechnology by launching a joint funding call?
1) Japan 
2) Singapore
3) Switzerland 
4) Australia
5) Germany 
Answer:- 4) Australia


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