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Sunday Special questions of the day
Ques. : 1 The winner of the ICC World Twenty20 2016 men’s title is
1) England 2) Australia
3) New Zealand 4) India
5) West Indies Answer:- 5) West Indies
Ques. : 2 Rajiv Gauba took charge, recently, as the Secretary of the Union
1) Urban Development Ministry 2) Finance Ministry
3) Education Ministry 4) Home Ministry
5) Commerce and Industry Ministry Answer:- 1) Urban Development Ministry
Ques. : 3 Which of the following cities is set to open the country’s first international arbitration centre in Aug this year?
1) Pune 2) Gurgaon
3) Bengaluru 4) Chennai
5) Mumbai Answer:- 5) Mumbai
Ques. : 4 Mehbooba Mufti was recently sworn in as the first woman chief minister of the state of
1) Assam 2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand 4) Punjab
5) Jammu & Kashmir Answer:- 5) Jammu & Kashmir
Ques. : 5 Which state, in a first of its kind in India, launched a mobile phone App titled ‘RTA M Wallet’ recently facilitating digital documents download on the App?
1) Delhi 2) Telangana
3) Andhra Pradesh 4) Tamil Nadu
5) Kerala Answer:- 2) Telangana
Ques. : 6 Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the highest civilian honour - the King Abdulaziz Sash - in which country recently?
1) Iran 2) Iraq
3) Saudi Arabia 4) Bahrain
5) UAE Answer:- 3) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 7 The first state to link all govt colleges to national cancer grid, recently, is
1) Maharashtra 2) Gujarat
3) Punjab 4) Haryana
5) Kerala Answer:- 1) Maharashtra
Ques. : 8 The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is in process to establish the first Indian chair in the Arab world in
1) Cairo, Egypt 2) Riyadh, Saudi Arab
3) Tehran, Iran 4) Sana'a, Yemen
5) Manama, Bahrain Answer:- 1) Cairo, Egypt
Ques. : 9 The Govt of Japan recently committed a loan of around ________ for 5 infrastructure development projects across India.
1) Rs 14,000 cr 2) Rs 15,000 cr
3) Rs 20,000 cr 4) Rs 25,000 cr
5) Rs 28,000 cr Answer:- 1) Rs 14,000 cr
Ques. : 10 The interest rate on Public Provident Fund (PPF) scheme for the period Apr 1 to Jun 30 will be
1) 7.9 per cent 2) 8.1 per cent
3) 8.3 per cent 4) 8.5 per cent
5) 8.7 per cent Answer:- 2) 8.1 per cent
Ques. : 11 Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the 2016 Miami Open tennis tournament?
1) Victoria Azarenka 2) Svetlana Kuznetsova
3) Petra Kvitova 4) Jelena Jankovic
5) Sania Mirza Answer:- 1) Victoria Azarenka
Ques. : 12 In a first, DCB Bank offered Aadhaar-based ATM transactions sans PIN recently. The private sector lender is headquartered in
1) Chennai 2) Hyderabad
3) Kochi 4) Mumbai
5) Kolkata Answer:- 4) Mumbai
Ques. : 13 Which of the following teams won the ICC Women’s World T-20 2016 title?
1) England 2) Australia
3) West Indies 4) India
5) South Africa Answer:- 3) West Indies
Ques. : 14 The Development Bank KfW will provide loan assistance to metro system for Nagpur. The DfW bank is based in
1) France 2) US
3) Germany 4) Spain
5) Japan Answer:- 3) Germany
Ques. : 15 Kallol Roy has been appointed as the new CMD of
1) BARC 2) NTPC
3) NHPC 4) Power Finance Corporation
5) Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Answer:- 5) Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam
Ques. : 16 What is the full form of the term CBEC?
1) Central Board of Excise and Commerce 2) Central Board of Export and Customs
3) Central Board of Excise and Customs 4) Central Board of Excise on Commodity
5) None of these Answer:- 3) Central Board of Excise and Customs
Ques. : 17 The Govt extended the safeguard duty on some steel imports by two years, till Mar 2018. This is to protect domestic industry from onslaught of cheap supplies especially from
1) UK 2) Japan
3) Malaysia 4) Indonesia
5) China Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 18 PM Narendra Modi visited TCS’ all-women IT centre in which of the following cities abroad recently?
1) Dubai 2) Manama
3) Kuwait City 4) Riyadh
5) Tehran Answer:- 4) Riyadh
Ques. : 19 What is India’s ranking among the world’s Top-Ten largest manufacturing countries as per the recent UNIDO report?
1) Third 2) Fourth
3) Fifth 4) Sixth
5) Seventh Answer:- 4) Sixth
Ques. : 20 Azerbaijan announced a unilateral ceasefire against Armenian forces recently. The capital city of Azerbaijan is
1) Baku 2) Manama
3) Luanda 4) Tirana
5) Nassau Answer:- 1) Baku
Ques. : 21 The RBI in its first monetary policy review of FY17 pegged 2016-17 GDP growth forecast at
1) 8.3% 2) 8.1%
3) 7.9% 4) 7.6%
5) 7.3% Answer:- 4) 7.6%
Ques. : 22 The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu was hit with a 6.9 magnitude earthquake recently. The capital city of Vanuatu is
1) Santiago 2) San Jose
3) Belmopan 4) Nicosia
5) Port Vila Answer:- 5) Port Vila
Ques. : 23 India signed an agreement with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) recently. Which of the following is NOT one of the 56 members of IDB?
1) Saudi Arabia 2) UAE
3) Egypt 4) Kuwait
5) None of these Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 24 The RBI announced its first monetary policy review of the financial year 2016-17 on 5 Apr. What is the new Repo rate?
1) 6.75% 2) 6.50%
3) 6.25% 4) 7%
5) 7.25% Answer:- 2) 6.50%
Ques. : 25 The RBI adjusted the reverse repo rate in its monetary policy review on 5 Apr. What is the new reverse repo rate?
1) 7% 2) 6.5%
3) 6.75% 4) 6.25%
5) 6% Answer:- 5) 6%
Ques. : 26 The RBI has reduced the minimum daily maintenance of the cash reserve ratio (CRR) from 95% of the requirement to _____ with effect from the fortnight beginning Apr 16.
1) 90% 2) 85%
3) 80% 4) 75%
5) 70% Answer:- 1) 90%
Ques. : 27 The RBI on 5 Apr cut the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate 0.75% to lower banks’ borrowing cost. The new MSF is
1) 8% 2) 7.75%
3) 7.50% 4) 7.25%
5) 7% Answer:- 5) 7%
Ques. : 28 Which of the following states on 5 Apr decided to impose a total ban on alcohol?
1) Haryana 2) Punjab
3) Uttar Pradesh 4) Uttarakhand
5) Bihar Answer:- 5) Bihar
Ques. : 29 The National Maritime Day of India is observed on
1) 2 Apr 2) 3 Apr
3) 5 Apr 4) 6 Apr
5) 7 Apr Answer:- 3) 5 Apr
Ques. : 30 Tran Dai Quang was sworn in as the new President of which of the following countries recently?
1) Chile 2) Vietnam
3) Philippines 4) Cambodia
5) Venezuela Answer:- 2) Vietnam
Ques. : 31 PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Stand Up India’ scheme recently. Under the scheme, ______ bank branches in the country will provide loans to certain entrepreneurs.
1) 25,000 lakh 2) 50,000 lakh
3) 1 lakh 4) 1.25 lakh
5) 2.50 lakh Answer:- 4) 1.25 lakh
Ques. : 32 The govt has set up a high-level committee to suggest ways to strengthen the security along the border with Pakistan. The Committee is chaired by
1) Rajiv Mehrishi 2) LC Goyal
3) VK Singh 4) Madhukar Gupta
5) Bikram Singh Answer:- 4) Madhukar Gupta
Ques. : 33 Visiline Jepkesho and Cyprian Kotut won women’s and men’s titles respectively at the 40th edition of the Paris Marathon recently. Both of them belong to
1) Kenya 2) Ethiopia
3) Eretria 4) Nigeria
5) Zambia Answer:- 1) Kenya
Ques. : 34 Myneni Hari Prasad Rao, who passed away recently, was considered the architect of _______ Atomic Power Station.
1) Narora 2) Rajasthan
3) Tarapur 4) Kakrapar
5) Madras Answer:- 5) Madras
Ques. : 35 Manish Sharma has become the first Indian and the youngest ever to become an executive officer of
1) Sony 2) Apple
3) Samsung 4) LG
5) Panasonic Answer:- 5) Panasonic
Ques. : 36 Name the sportsperson who has been chosen for the 2016 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award?
1) MS Dhoni 2) Vishwanathan Anand
3) Ritu Rani 4) Mithali Raj
5) Sania Mirza Answer:- 2) Vishwanathan Anand
Ques. : 37 Which of the following countries launched the world’s first public immunization program for dengue fever recently?
1) Philippines 2) Mexico
3) Al Salvador 4) Thailand
5) Malaysia Answer:- 1) Philippines
Ques. : 38 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) recently commissioned a seasonwise tiltable canal top solar PV plant at Bhimavaram in
1) Tamil Nadu 2) Karnataka
3) Andhra Pradesh 4) Rajasthan
5) Madhya Pradesh Answer:- 3) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 39 Aadhaar is now the largest digital platform in the world for transparent delivery of services as its enrolment recently hit a milestone of
1) 25 cr 2) 40 cr
3) 50 cr 4) 75 cr
5) 100 cr Answer:- 5) 100 cr
Ques. : 40 India's first instant loan giving app was launched in Mumbai recently. Name the app.
1) InstCash 2) CashApp
3) EzeeCASH 4) CASHe
5) CashMATE Answer:- 4) CASHe
Ques. : 41 The winner of the men’s singles title of the 2016 Miami Open is
1) Kei Nishikori 2) Novak Djokovic
3) Stan Wawrinka 4) Andy Murray
5) Rafael Nadal Answer:- 2) Novak Djokovic
Ques. : 42 The men’s team which won 2016 Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament in Abu Dhabi recently is
1) China 2) Mongolia
3) Vietnam 4) India
5) Malaysia Answer:- 4) India
Ques. : 43 The Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh recently laid the foundation stone of the University of Horticultural Sciences in
1) Bhopal 2) Karnal
3) Jaipur 4) Lucknow
5) Patna Answer:- 2) Karnal
Ques. : 44 Name the Union Minister of State for Ministry of Textiles who inaugurated three mega textile projects in Nagaland recently.
1) Jitendra Singh 2) Prakash Javadekar
3) Santosh Kumar Gangwar 4) Dharmendra Pradhan
5) Bandaru Dattatreya Answer:- 3) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
Ques. : 45 The National Food Security Act, renamed as ‘Maa Annapurna Yojna (Scheme)’, was launched recently in the state of
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat 4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Bihar Answer:- 3) Gujarat
Ques. : 46 Smriti Irani recently unveiled a bronze bust of Aryabhatta at UNESCO headquarters in
1) Geneva 2) Hague
3) Sydney 4) Paris
5) New York Answer:- 4) Paris
Ques. : 47 The third phase of vaccination drive Mission Indradhanush begun recently. It covers seven vaccine preventable diseases excluding
1) Diphtheria 2) Hepatitis B
3) Polio 4) Tuberculosis
5) Other than those given as options Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 48 Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned as the Prime Minister of which country recently after his name appeared in Panama Papers?
1) Argentina 2) Russia
3) Ukraine 4) Ireland
5) Iceland Answer:- 5) Iceland
Ques. : 49 ________ has been appointed as the new chairman of National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom).
1) Shiv Nadar 2) N Chandrasekaran
3) Raman Roy 4) BVR Mohan Reddy
5) CP Gurnani Answer:- 5) CP Gurnani
Ques. : 50 The World Health Day is observed on
1) 5 Apr 2) 7 Apr
3) 11 Apr 4) 17 Apr
5) 18 Apr Answer:- 2) 7 Apr


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