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01 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following public sector banks has received USD 100 mn (about Rs 645 cr) as the first tranche from ADB for installation of rooftop solar systems in India?
1) SBI 
2) PNB

3) Dena Bank 
4) Vijaya Bank
5) UCO Bank 
Answer:- 2) PNB
Ques. : 2 ________ won the European Golden Shoe for a record-equaling fourth time having scored 37 goals in the Spanish league recently.
1) Cristiano Ronaldo 
2) Ronaldinho
3) Luis Suárez 
4) Lionel Messi
5) Neymar 
Answer:- 4) Lionel Messi
Ques. : 3 Name the cricketer who has become the first Indian Women cricketer to play in Kia Super League, the England T20 League.
1) Harmanpreet Kaur 
2) Veda Krishnamurthy
3) Jhulan Goswami 
4) Smriti Mandhana
5) Mithali Raj 
Answer:- 1) Harmanpreet Kaur
Ques. : 4 The World No-Tobacco-Day is observed every year on
1) 01 May 
2) 11 May
3) 19 May 
4) 21 May
5) 31 May 
Answer:- 5) 31 May
Ques. : 5 According to India Development Report released by World Bank recently, India had one of the lowest female participation in the workforce, ranking among 131 countries at
1) 91st 
2) 72nd
3) 120th 
4) 83rd
5) 112th 
Answer:- 3) 120th
Ques. : 6 The RBI will soon put into circulation currency notes in one rupee denomination. The new notes printed by the Govt of India will bear the signature of
1) Shaktikanta Das 
2) Arun Jaitley
3) Narendra Modi 
4) Hasmukh Adhia
5) Urjit Patel 
Answer:- 1) Shaktikanta Das
Ques. : 7 The 43rd G7 Summit was held on recently in Taormina in
1) Germany 
2) Japan
3) Italy 
4) France
5) Canada 
Answer:- 3) Italy
Ques. : 8 India and Germany inked twelve MoUs and agreements following talks between PM Narendra Modi and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel. The currency of Germany is
1) Franc 
2) Dollar
3) Rand 
4) Shekel
5) Euro 
Answer:- 5) Euro
Ques. : 9 The Fijian Defence Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola signed an MoU with Arun Jaitley in New Delhi recently. The capital city of Fiji is
1) Bangui 
2) Suva
3) Nicosia 
4) Zagreb
5) Bogota 
Answer:- 2) Suva
Ques. : 10 According to the govt data released recently, India's GDP grew at what per cent year-on-year during the Jan-Mar period?
1) 7.2 per cent 
2) 6.9 per cent
3) 6.3 per cent 
4) 6.1 per cent
5) 7.1 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 6.1 per cent


02 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The govt has lowered interest rates on small saving schemes. What is the new interest rate on Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) scheme for the Apr-Jun quarter?
1) 7.2 per cent 
2) 6.9 per cent

3) 7.6 per cent 
4) 7.7 per cent
5) 7.9 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 7.6 per cent
Ques. : 2 Najib Razak, who visited India, recently, is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1) UAE 
2) Malaysia
3) Indonesia 
4) Cambodia
5) Bahrain 
Answer:- 2) Malaysia
Ques. : 3 The central govt recently kickstarted Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) by awarding 128 regional routes to five airlines. Which of the following is NOT among these five airlines?
1) Air Deccan 
2) SpiceJet
3) Alliance Air 
4) Turbo Megha
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 4 India recently signed first loan agreement with the New Development Bank for US$ 350 mn for development and up-gradation of major district roads project in
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Andhra Pradesh 
4) Haryana
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 2) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 5 Banwarilal Purohit is the present governor of which of the following states?
1) Assam 
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Manipur 
4) Goa
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 1) Assam
Ques. : 6 _________ was recently named the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Player of the Year for 2016.
1) SV Sunil 
2) Sardara Singh
3) Danish Mujtaba 
4) Kothajit Singh
5) SK Uthappa 
Answer:- 1) SV Sunil
Ques. : 7 ________ made history when she floated outside the International Space Station (ISS) recently, breaking the record for the most spacewalks by a woman made Sunita Williams.
1) Yi So-yeon 
2) Pamela Melroy
3) Kathleen Rubins 
4) Peggy Whitson
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Peggy Whitson
Ques. : 8 Which of the following has become the first country in the world to ban metal mining?
1) Guatemala 
2) Finland
3) El Salvador 
4) Norway
5) Spain 
Answer:- 3) El Salvador
Ques. : 9 President Pranab Mukherjee appointed who among the following as the new Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of the Nalanda University recently?
1) Vijay Bhatkar
2) George Yeo
3) Gopa Sabharwal 
4) Pankaj Mohan
5) Sunaina Singh 
Answer:- 5) Sunaina Singh
Ques. : 10 The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 was passed by the Parliament recently. Which of the following is TRUE about the Bill?
1) It decriminalises attempt to suicide. 
2) It bans use of electric shock therapy for treating children with mental illness.
3) It permits conditional use of shock therapy on adults. 
4) Only 1) and 3)
5) All 1), 2) and 3) 
Answer:- 5) All 1), 2) and 3)



03 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following countries is in process to launch Michibiki positioning system which is capable of covering the Asia-Oceania region and works with the US-operated GPS?
1) Germany 
2) South Korea

3) Japan 
4) Spain
5) Switzerland 
Answer:- 3) Japan
Ques. : 2 Vinay Dube has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which of the following airlines?
1) Jet Airways 
2) Indigo
3) Spicejet 
4) AirAsia India
5) Vistara 
Answer:- 1) Jet Airways
Ques. : 3 What is India’s ranking on the Global Peace Index 2017 published by The Institute of Economics and Peace?
1) 131st 
2) 127th
3) 153rd 
4) 142nd
5) 137th 
Answer:- 5) 137th
Ques. : 4 The UN General Assembly elected Miroslav Lajcak to be the next president of the 193-member powerful body. He is the present foreign minister of
1) Kenya 
2) Slovakia
3) Albania 
4) Nigeria
5) Uganda 
Answer:- 2) Slovakia
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Indian Oil Corporation?
1) Khaleel Rahim 
2) PK Joshi
3) Nishi Vasudeva 
4) Sanjiv Singh
5) D Rajkumar 
Answer:- 4) Sanjiv Singh
Ques. : 6 The Reserve Bank of India recently appointed who among the following as an Executive Director?
1) S Ganesh Kumar
2) Ashwani Kumar
3) Mahesh Kumar Jain 
4) Arun Shrivastava
5) Shubhalakshmi Panse 
Answer:- 1) S Ganesh Kumar
Ques. : 7 The first Mega Food Park, MITS Mega Food Park, was inaugurated in which of the following states recently?
1) Jharkhand 
2) Bihar
3) Odisha 
4) West Bengal
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Odisha
Ques. : 8 Which state govt has launched a web portal ‘Mahaswayam’ that will cater to job seekers, employers, entrepreneurs, and training institutes?
1) Kerala 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Manipur 
4) Gujarat
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 5) Maharashtra
Ques. : 9 Which state govt has launched a digital wallet which doesn’t charge transaction fee and allows a maximum transaction of Rs 1 lakh for e-KYC and Rs 20,000 for non-KYC users?
1) Rajasthan 
2) Telangana
3) Andhra Pradesh 
4) Sikkim
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 2) Telangana
Ques. : 10 India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile recently which has a strike range of
1) 295 km 
2) 350 km
3) 550 km 
4) 750 km
5) 1500 km 
Answer:- 2) 350 km



05 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 PM Narendra Modi will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit at Astana in which countries on Jun 8-9?
1) Kazakhstan 
2) Tajikistan

3) Uzbekistan 
4) Turkmenistan
5) Kyrgyzstan 
Answer:- 1) Kazakhstan
Ques. : 2 The labour ministry will soon ratify two key international conventions by International Labour Organization (ILO) on child labour. The ILO has its headquarters in
1) Perth 
2) London
3) Geneva 
4) New York
5) Paris 
Answer:- 3) Geneva
Ques. : 3 The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently cleared the pending rules for the rollout of the new indirect tax regime from Jul 1. The packaged food items sold under registered trademarks will be taxed at
1) 4 per cent 
2) 8 per cent
3) 6 per cent 
4) 9 per cent
5) 5 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 5 per cent
Ques. : 4 The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently cleared the pending rules for the rollout of the new indirect tax regime from Jul 1. The tax on Jute will be
1) 2 per cent 
2) 0 per cent
3) 4 per cent 
4) 3 per cent
5) 2.5 per cent 
Answer:- 2) 0 per cent
Ques. : 5 Which defaulting telecom firm recently got time till Dec 2017 from its lenders to make interest and principal repayment? The lenders have taken the strategic debt restructuring (SDR) route for the firm.
1) JIO 
2) Airtel
3) Aircel 
4) RCom
5) Idea 
Answer:- 4) RCom
Ques. : 6 The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has set up a committee to help improve corporate governance of listed companies. The Committee will be headed by
1) Uday Kotak 
2) Ajay Tyagi
3) Rana Kapoor 
4) Shyam Srinivasan
5) Rajiv Lall 
Answer:- 1) Uday Kotak
Ques. : 7 _______ lifted the men's singles crown at the 2017 Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament.
1) Jonatan Christie 
2) Prannoy Kumar
3) Sai Praneeth 
4) Ajay Jayaram
5) Tommy Sugiarto 
Answer:- 3) Sai Praneeth
Ques. : 8 Which of the following countries has been ranked as the least peaceful nation on Global Peace Index 2017?
1) Libya 
2) Yemen
3) Pakistan 
4) Afghanistan
5) Syria 
Answer:- 5) Syria
Ques. : 9 The Bank of Baroda (BoB) recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC). The present MD and CEO of BoB is
1) Melwyn Rego 
2) PS Jayakumar
3) Rajkiran Rai G 
4) R Subramaniakumar
5) Sunil Mehta 
Answer:- 2) PS Jayakumar
Ques. : 10 Who among the following is the present Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change?
1) Vijay Goel 
2) Narendra Singh Tomar
3) Jagat Prakash Nadda 
4) Harsh Vardhan
5) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
Answer:- 4) Harsh Vardhan



06 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following state govts recently announced a crop loan waiver worth over Rs 36,000 cr?
1) Maharashtra 
2) Madhya Pradesh

3) Tamil Nadu 
4) West Bengal
5) Uttar Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 2 India has allowed duty-free imports of _________ of raw sugar as drought has curtailed production below consumption levels for the first time in seven years.
1) 100,000 tonnes 
2) 300,000 tonnes
3) 500,000 tonnes 
4) 600,000 tonnes
5) 900,000 tonnes 
Answer:- 3) 500,000 tonnes
Ques. : 3 Ajey Jhankar, who passed away recently, was a noted
1) bureaucrat 
2) classical singer
3) classical dancer 
4) author and filmmaker
5) social activist 
Answer:- 4) author and filmmaker
Ques. : 4 Lenin Moreno won the recent Presidential elections in which of the following countries?
1) Ecuador 
2) Estonia
3) Paraguay 
4) Peru
5) Tasmania 
Answer:- 1) Ecuador
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2017-18?
1) R Chandrashekhar 
2) Rishad Premji
3) Vishal Sikka 
4) Raman Roy
5) Shiv Nadar 
Answer:- 4) Raman Roy
Ques. : 6 Geetha Johri has been appointed as the first women Director General of Police (DGP) in the state of
1) Bihar 
2) Jharkhand
3) Kerala 
4) Rajasthan
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 5) Gujarat
Ques. : 7 The central govt’s scheme PMUY is associated with which of the following?
1) Houses for BPL households 
2) LPG for BPL households
3) Electricity for BPL households 
4) Child and mother care facilities
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) LPG for BPL households
Ques. : 8 The Union Road Minister Nitin Gadkari announced an expressway project in northeast recently worth
1) Rs 10,000 cr 
2) Rs 20,000 cr
3) Rs 25,000 cr 
4) Rs 30,000 cr
5) Rs 40,000 cr 
Answer:- 5) Rs 40,000 cr
Ques. : 9 The South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers’ meeting was held recently in
1) Dhaka 
2) New Delhi
3) Colombo 
4) Male
5) Kathmandu 
Answer:- 2) New Delhi
Ques. : 10 India and which country recently decided to set up a 240-mn pound fund to finance clean energy projects in India?
1) US 
2) Germany
3) UK 
4) France
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 3) UK



07 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 _________ topped the annual rankings compiled by the International Institute for Management Development's (IMD) World Competitiveness Center in terms of competitiveness.
1) USA 
2) Hong Kong

3) Switzerland 
4) Singapore
5) Taiwan 
Answer:- 2) Hong Kong
Ques. : 2 The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently cleared the pending rules for the rollout of the new indirect tax regime from Jul 1. The footwear priced below Rs 500 will be taxed at 5 per cent while the rest at
1) 8 per cent 
2) 10 per cent
3) 12 per cent
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 18 per cent
Ques. : 3 The gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and UAE recently isolated Qatar accusing it of supporting terrorism in the region. The capital city of Qatar is
1) Doha 
2) Manama
3) Damascus 
4) Tripoli
5) Sana'a 
Answer:- 1) Doha
Ques. : 4 The World Bank recently revised India's growth figures by 0.4 percentage points as compared to its Jan forecast. The Bank has projected what per cent growth rate for India in 2017?
1) 6.1 per cent 
2) 6.3 per cent
3) 6.5 per cent 
4) 6.8 per cent
5) 7.2 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 7.2 per cent
Ques. : 5 The book “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness” has been authored by
1) Jhumpa Lahiri 
2) Vikram Seth
3) Arundhati Roy 
4) Kiran Desai
5) Salman Rushdie 
Answer:- 3) Arundhati Roy
Ques. : 6 To emphasize the importance of financial literacy, the Reserve Bank of India is observing Financial Literacy Week across the country during
1) Jun 5-9, 2017 
2) Jun 9-13, 2017
3) Jun 12-16, 2017 
4) Jun 15-19, 2017
5) Jun 20-24, 2017 
Answer:- 1) Jun 5-9, 2017
Ques. : 7 Which country has been ranked on top position among 30 developing countries on ease of doing business on the 2017 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI)?
1) China 
2) Malaysia
3) India 
4) Indonesia
5) Thailand 
Answer:- 3) India
Ques. : 8 ___________ is the first city in India to have a public bicycle sharing system which has been named Trin Trin.
1) Bengaluru 
2) Mysuru
3) Chennai 
4) Hyderabad
5) Kochi 
Answer:- 2) Mysuru
Ques. : 9 Which state govt recently launched the single-women pension scheme across the state, the first such scheme in India?
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) West Bengal
3) Maharashtra 
4) Gujarat
5) Telangana 
Answer:- 5) Telangana
Ques. : 10 The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has initiated a French Agency-funded project to retrofit 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of seven districts in
1) Madhya Pradesh 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Rajasthan 
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 4) Andhra Pradesh



08 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently cleared the pending rules for the rollout of the new indirect tax regime from Jul 1. The readymade garments will attract GST at
1) 05 per cent 
2) 08 per cent

3) 12 per cent 
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 12 per cent
Ques. : 2 Nepal recently signed a deal with which country to develop a 1,200 MW Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project, the biggest hydro project in the landlocked country?
1) China 
2) India
3) US 
4) Japan
5) UK 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 3 Who among the following was elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal recently? He is the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal.
1) Madhav Kumar Nepal 
2) Baburam Bhattarai
3) Ram Chandra Poudel 
4) Khadga Prasad Oli
5) Sher Bahadur Deuba 
Answer:- 5) Sher Bahadur Deuba
Ques. : 4 The RBI issued the second bimonthly monetary policy review on 7 Jun. What is the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF)?
1) 6 per cent 
2) 6.25 per cent
3) 6.50 per cent 
4) 6.75 per cent
5) 7 per cent 
Answer:- 2) 6.25 per cent
Ques. : 5 Montenegro has officially joined North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) becoming the 29th member of the group. The capital of Montenegro is
1) Bujumbura 
2) Bridgetown
3) Asmara 
4) Podgorica
5) Tallinn 
Answer:- 4) Podgorica
Ques. : 6 India recently signed an agreement to provide a line of credit of USD 318 mn to which country for the development of the railway sector there?
1) Sri Lanka 
2) Bangladesh
3) Nepal 
4) Bhutan
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 1) Sri Lanka
Ques. : 7 Vijaya Bank is going to develop as many as 100 digital villages in various states of the country. The bank is headquartered at
1) Gurugram 
2) Mumbai
3) Bengaluru 
4) Kolkata
5) Chennai 
Answer:- 3) Bengaluru
Ques. : 8 Suicide bombers attacked the parliament and the mausoleum of the Ayatollah Khomeini in which country recently killing 13 people?
1) Qatar 
2) Saudi Arabia
3) UAE 
4) Bahrain
5) Iran 
Answer:- 5) Iran
Ques. : 9 The govt has decided to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) with a new body HEERA which means
1) Higher Education Establishment Regulation Agency 
2) Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency
3) Higher Education Empowerment and Rating Agency 
4) Higher Education Establishment Registration Agency
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Higher Education
Empowerment Regulation Agency
Ques. : 10 India has been admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Which of the following is NOT a member of SCO as of now?
1) Uzbekistan 
2) Tajikistan
3) Kyrgyzstan 
4) Kazakhstan
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these



09 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Ethiopia has declared an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea, also known as AWD, in the country's Somali region. The capital city of Ethiopia is
1) Tripoli
2) N'Djamena
3) Khartoum
4) Juba
5) Addis Ababa
Answer:- 5) Addis Ababa
Ques. : 2 Bhimaraya Metri took over as Director of which of the following IIMs recently?
1) IIM Trichy
2) IIM Bangalore
3) IIM Lucknow
4) IIM Calcutta
5) IIM Ahmedabad
Answer:- 1) IIM Trichy
Ques. : 3 India's ranking in the current travel and tourism competitive index (TTCI) of the World Economic Forum is
1) 65th
2) 40th
3) 52nd
4) 62nd
5) 33rd
Answer:- 2) 40th
Ques. : 4 The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is observed every year on
1) 01 Apr
2) 03 Apr
3) 05 Apr
4) 06 Apr
5) 08 Apr
Answer:- 4) 06 Apr
Ques. : 5 The Income Tax department recently clarified that the ban on cash transaction in excess of Rs 2 lakh will not be applicable to withdrawals from
1) banks savings accounts
2) post office savings accounts
3) NBFCs
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2)
Answer:- 5) Only 1) and 2)
Ques. : 6 King Maha Vajiralongkorn signed the draft of the new constitution in which of the following countries recently?
1) Vietnam
2) Cambodia
3) Venezuela
4) Thailand
5) Philippines
Answer:- 4) Thailand
Ques. : 7 The public sector Canara Bank has partnered with BSNL to upgrade bandwidth at all its branches. Canara Bank is headquartered at
1) Chennai
2) Kolkata
3) Hyderabad
4) Bengaluru
5) Mumbai
Answer:- 4) Bengaluru
Ques. : 8 The RBI recently proposed to float wholesale and long-term finance (WLTF) banks for which the minimum capital required would be
1) Rs 100 cr
2) Rs 500 cr
3) Rs 1,000 cr
4) Rs 2,000 cr
5) Rs 5,000 cr
Answer:- 3) Rs 1,000 cr
Ques. : 9 The Tax Department has given banks three more months till ________ to obtain permanent account number (PAN) or Form—60 from all account holders.
1) May 31
2) Jun 30
3) Jul 31
4) Aug 31
5) Sep 30
Answer:- 2) Jun 30
Ques. : 10 _________ has announced that SN Subrahmanyan will be its new CEO and MD with effect from Jul 1, 2017.
1) ITC
2) DLF
3) Essar
4) Vendanta
5) L&T
Answer:- 5) L&T
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10 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 At least 31 people died in Egypt after blasts targeted Coptic Christians on Palm Sunday in various cities. The capital of Egypt is
1) Manama 
2) Baku

3) Ankara 
4) Cairo
5) Tbilisi 
Answer:- 4) Cairo
Ques. : 2 India committed a line of credit to Dhaka for development projects during PM Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit to New Delhi. The line of credit is worth
1) $2.5 bn 
2) $3.2 bn
3) $4.5 bn 
4) $5 bn
5) $6.4 bn 
Answer:- 3) $4.5 bn
Ques. : 3 Who among the following won the Best Actor award at the 64th National Film Awards?
1) Aamir Khan (Dangal) 
2) Amitabh Bachchan (Pink)
3) Akshay Kumar (Rushtam) 
4) Irrfan Khan (Madaari)
5) Hrithik Roshan (Mohenjo Daro) 
Answer:- 3) Akshay Kumar (Rushtam)
Ques. : 4 Shyam Kumar, who won a gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok recently, is associated with
1) Archery 
2) Shooting
3) Boxing 
4) Weightlifting
5) Wrestling 
Answer:- 3) Boxing
Ques. : 5 The automated teller machine (ATM) turned 50 in 2017. It was on Jun 27, 1967, that the first ATM was opened to the public at a Barclays branch in
1) London 
2) New York
3) Paris 
4) Stockholm
5) Berlin 
Answer:- 1) London
Ques. : 6 The Maitree Express train runs between which of the following two cities?
1) Delhi and Lahore 
2) Delhi and Kathmandu
3) Dhaka and Kolkata 
4) Agartala and Mandalay
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Dhaka and Kolkata
Ques. : 7 Smita Sandhane took charge as Managing Director of Saraswat Co-operative bank recently which is an urban co-operative banking institution based in
1) Gujarat 
2) Maharashtra
3) Karnataka 
4) Odisha
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 2) Maharashtra
Ques. : 8 The naval aircraft - TU-142 M long-range maritime patrol aircraft – was recently handed over to which state govt to be converted into a museum?
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Kerala
3) Maharashtra 
4) Goa
5) Andhra Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 9 Who among the following won the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix F1 championship?
1) Kimi Raikkonen
2) Daniel Ricciardo
3) Lewis Hamilton 
4) Max Verstappen
5) Sebastian Vettel 
Answer:- 3) Lewis Hamilton
Ques. : 10 The National Basketball Association recently announced the setting up of its first basketball school, a network of tuition-based basketball development programmes, in India in
1) Mumbai 
2) New Delhi
3) Bengaluru 
4) Hyderabad
5) Kolkata 
Answer:- 1) Mumbai

12 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The RBI recently allowed banks to invest in REITs. The term REIT stands for
1) Real Estate Innovation Trust 
2) Real Estate Investment Trust

3) Real Estate Infrastructure Trust 
4) Real Estate Initiative Trust
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Real Estate Investment Trust
Ques. : 2 The govt has reduced the number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) from 66 to ____ umbrella schemes.
1) 28 
2) 32
3) 36 
4) 39
5) 42 
Answer:- 1) 28
Ques. : 3 Nearly four crore members of which of the following organisations will soon be able to settle their claims through the mobile application UMANG?
1) IRDAI
2) PFRDA
3) EPFO 
4) SBI
5) NABARD 
Answer:- 3) EPFO
Ques. : 4 Which state govt has kick-started its ambitious ‘Deendayal Rasoi Yojana’ under which subsidised meals will be available at Rs 5 per plate to people?
1) Assam 
2) Jharkhand
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Rajasthan
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 3) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 5 India and which country recently inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in New Delhi?
1) Canada 
2) Australia
3) New Zealand 
4) UK
5) Sweden 
Answer:- 2) Australia
Ques. : 6 The Public Sector Day is observed every year on which date?
1) 01 Apr 
2) 10 Apr
3) 15 Apr 
4) 25 Apr
5) 30 Apr 
Answer:- 2) 10 Apr
Ques. : 7 The Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialized nations (G-7) held a meeting in which country recently?
1) UK 
2) Canada
3) Japan 
4) US
5) Italy 
Answer:- 5) Italy
Ques. : 8 Which of the following is the capital city of Nigeria?
1) Abuja 
2) Lagos
3) Manama 
4) Nairobi
5) Kampala 
Answer:- 1) Abuja
Ques. : 9 In a first, women now head some major and oldest high courts in the country. Which of the following pairs of HCs and their Chief Justices is NOT matched correctly?
1) Madras High Court – Indira Banerjee 
2) Bombay High Court – Manjula Chellur
3) Delhi High Court – VM Tahilramani 
4) Calcutta High Court – Nishita Nirmal Mhatre
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 10 The former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was awarded death sentence in which of the following countries recently?
1) Pakistan 
2) Malaysia
3) Indonesia 
4) Maldives
5) Kenya 
Answer:- 1) Pakistan


13 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently took over the administration of which of the following insurers?
1) Sahara India Life Insurance 
2) Birla Sun Life

3) Max Life 
4) Bharti Axa
5) Tata AIG 
Answer:- 1) Sahara India Life Insurance
Ques. : 2 The retail inflation fell to an all time low of what per cent in May 2017?
1) 1.9 per cent 
2) 2.1 per cent
3) 2.18 per cent 
4) 2.23 per cent
5) 2.54 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 2.18 per cent
Ques. : 3 Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu are associated with which of the following games? They clinched gold medal in World Cup recently.
1) Boxing 
2) Badminton
3) Squash 
4) Billiards
5) Shooting 
Answer:- 5) Shooting
Ques. : 4 The book “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature” has been authored by
1) Salman Khurshid 
2) Jairam Ramesh
3) Anand Sharma 
4) Kapil Sibal
5) P Chidambaram 
Answer:- 2) Jairam Ramesh
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has won the Kalinga Literary Award 2017 for his work and contribution to literature?
1) Vairamuthu 
2) Tanikella Bharani
3) Hiren Gohain 
4) Haraprasad Das
5) Arnab Jan Deka 
Answer:- 4) Haraprasad Das
Ques. : 6 Shashikant Kutwal is associated with which of the following games? He won a gold medal in a Championship for differently-abled recently.
1) Snooker 
2) Table tennis
3) Chess 
4) Shot put
5) Discuss throw 
Answer:- 3) Chess
Ques. : 7 Which of the following pairs won the men's doubles title of the 2017 French Open?
1) Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison 
2) Santiago Gonzalez and Donald Young
3) Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah 4) Marcel Granollers and Ivan Dodig
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison
Ques. : 8 An underwater Metro train will be run in which of the following cities in India by Dec 2019?
1) Ahmedabad 
2) Hyderabad
3) Chennai 
4) New Delhi
5) Kolkata 
Answer:- 5) Kolkata
Ques. : 9 The present Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) is
1) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
2) Jitendra Singh
3) Kiren Rijiju 
4) Radha Mohan Singh
5) Narendra Singh Tomar 
Answer:- 2) Jitendra Singh
Ques. : 10 India and which country recently signed an MoU to institutionalize cooperation between Parliaments of the two countries?
1) Spain 
2) Denmark
3) Sweden 
4) Mauritius
5) Suriname 
Answer:- 4) Mauritius
12 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The RBI recently allowed banks to invest in REITs. The term REIT stands for
1) Real Estate Innovation Trust
 
2) Real Estate Investment Trust

3) Real Estate Infrastructure Trust 
4) Real Estate Initiative Trust
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Real Estate Investment Trust
Ques. : 2 The govt has reduced the number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) from 66 to ____ umbrella schemes.
1) 28
 
2) 32
3) 36
 
4) 39
5) 42
 
Answer:- 1) 28
Ques. : 3 Nearly four crore members of which of the following organisations will soon be able to settle their claims through the mobile application UMANG?
1) IRDAI
2) PFRDA
3) EPFO
 
4) SBI
5) NABARD
 
Answer:- 3) EPFO
Ques. : 4 Which state govt has kick-started its ambitious ‘Deendayal Rasoi Yojana’ under which subsidised meals will be available at Rs 5 per plate to people?
1) Assam
 
2) Jharkhand
3) Madhya Pradesh
 
4) Rajasthan
5) Gujarat
 
Answer:- 3) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 5 India and which country recently inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in New Delhi?
1) Canada
 
2) Australia
3) New Zealand
 
4) UK
5) Sweden
 
Answer:- 2) Australia
Ques. : 6 The Public Sector Day is observed every year on which date?
1) 01 Apr
 
2) 10 Apr
3) 15 Apr
 
4) 25 Apr
5) 30 Apr
 
Answer:- 2) 10 Apr
Ques. : 7 The Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialized nations (G-7) held a meeting in which country recently?
1) UK
 
2) Canada
3) Japan
 
4) US
5) Italy
 
Answer:- 5) Italy
Ques. : 8 Which of the following is the capital city of Nigeria?
1) Abuja
 
2) Lagos
3) Manama
 
4) Nairobi
5) Kampala
 
Answer:- 1) Abuja
Ques. : 9 In a first, women now head some major and oldest high courts in the country. Which of the following pairs of HCs and their Chief Justices is NOT matched correctly?
1) Madras High Court – Indira Banerjee
 
2) Bombay High Court – Manjula Chellur
3) Delhi High Court – VM Tahilramani
 
4) Calcutta High Court – Nishita Nirmal Mhatre
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 10 The former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was awarded death sentence in which of the following countries recently?
1) Pakistan
 
2) Malaysia
3) Indonesia
 
4) Maldives
5) Kenya
 
Answer:- 1) Pakistan


13 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently took over the administration of which of the following insurers?
1) Sahara India Life Insurance
 
2) Birla Sun Life

3) Max Life 
4) Bharti Axa
5) Tata AIG 
Answer:- 1) Sahara India Life Insurance
Ques. : 2 The retail inflation fell to an all time low of what per cent in May 2017?
1) 1.9 per cent
 
2) 2.1 per cent
3) 2.18 per cent
 
4) 2.23 per cent
5) 2.54 per cent
 
Answer:- 3) 2.18 per cent
Ques. : 3 Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu are associated with which of the following games? They clinched gold medal in World Cup recently.
1) Boxing
 
2) Badminton
3) Squash
 
4) Billiards
5) Shooting
 
Answer:- 5) Shooting
Ques. : 4 The book “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature” has been authored by
1) Salman Khurshid
 
2) Jairam Ramesh
3) Anand Sharma
 
4) Kapil Sibal
5) P Chidambaram
 
Answer:- 2) Jairam Ramesh
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has won the Kalinga Literary Award 2017 for his work and contribution to literature?
1) Vairamuthu
 
2) Tanikella Bharani
3) Hiren Gohain
 
4) Haraprasad Das
5) Arnab Jan Deka
 
Answer:- 4) Haraprasad Das
Ques. : 6 Shashikant Kutwal is associated with which of the following games? He won a gold medal in a Championship for differently-abled recently.
1) Snooker
 
2) Table tennis
3) Chess
 
4) Shot put
5) Discuss throw
 
Answer:- 3) Chess
Ques. : 7 Which of the following pairs won the men's doubles title of the 2017 French Open?
1) Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison
 
2) Santiago Gonzalez and Donald Young
3) Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah 4) Marcel Granollers and Ivan Dodig
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 1) Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison
Ques. : 8 An underwater Metro train will be run in which of the following cities in India by Dec 2019?
1) Ahmedabad
 
2) Hyderabad
3) Chennai
 
4) New Delhi
5) Kolkata
 
Answer:- 5) Kolkata
Ques. : 9 The present Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) is
1) Ravi Shankar Prasad
 
2) Jitendra Singh
3) Kiren Rijiju
 
4) Radha Mohan Singh
5) Narendra Singh Tomar
 
Answer:- 2) Jitendra Singh
Ques. : 10 India and which country recently signed an MoU to institutionalize cooperation between Parliaments of the two countries?
1) Spain
 
2) Denmark
3) Sweden
 
4) Mauritius
5) Suriname
 
Answer:- 4) Mauritius



14 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Mahabaleshwara MS was appointed as the new MD and CEO of which of the following banks recently?
1) Karnataka Bank
 
2) Federal Bank

3) RBL Bank 
4) IDFC Bank
5) Bandhan Bank 
Answer:- 1) Karnataka Bank
Ques. : 2 The veteran UN official Achim Steiner will head the United Nations agency - UN Development Programme (UNDP) - that works to fight poverty. He hails from
1) France
 
2) Spain
3) Sweden
 
4) Germany
5) Finland
 
Answer:- 4) Germany
Ques. : 3 _________ has approved a $375-mn loan to India’s first waterway project, a 1,360-km stretch of the river Ganga between Varanasi and Haldia.
1) ADB
 
2) AIIB
3) NDB
 
4) IMF
5) World Bank
 
Answer:- 5) World Bank
Ques. : 4 India's exports grew by what per cent to 29.23 bn dollars in Mar 2017 as compared to same period in 2016?
1) 17.2 per cent
 
2) 19.2 per cent
3) 21.7 per cent
 
4) 26.3 per cent
5) 27.6 per cent
 
Answer:- 5) 27.6 per cent
Ques. : 5 Which of the following states announced the re-launch of ‘Adarana’, a scheme for improving traditional occupations recently?
1) Tamil Nadu
 
2) Karnataka
3) Kerala
 
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Telangana
 
Answer:- 4) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 6 India and which country recently started a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation in sports? The PM of that country visited India recently.
1) Bangladesh
 
2) Australia
3) Israel
 
4) New Zealand
5) England
 
Answer:- 2) Australia
Ques. : 7 The govt has set up an inter-disciplinary committee to keep a check on virtual currencies. Which of the following is a digital currency?
1) Bitcoins
 
2) Dogecoin
3) Darkcoin
 
4) Litecoin
5) All the above
 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 8 Who among the following has become the most followed world leader on Instagram?
1) Pope Francis
 
2) Narendra Modi
3) Donald Trump
 
4) Vladimir Putin
5) Angela Merkel
 
Answer:- 2) Narendra Modi
Ques. : 9 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved listing of 11 central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) in the equity market. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
1) Mishra Dhatu Nigam
 
2) Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
3) RITES
 
4) IRCON International
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 10 _________ has launched a Made-in-India robot - Brabo - catering primarily to micro, small and medium industries.
1) Reva Motors
 
2) Bharat Forge
3) Mahindra & Mahindra
 
4) TAL Manufacturing Solutions
5) BEL
 
Answer:- 4) TAL Manufacturing Solutions


15 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following pairs won the 2017 French Open women's doubles title?
1) Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua
 
2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova

3) Hung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis 
4) Francesca Schiavone and Kirsten Flipkens
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova
Ques. : 2 In pursuance of India's Act East policy, the Navy's multi-role frigate Sahyadri recently visited Moresby, the capital city of
1) Papua New Guinea
 
2) Suriname
3) Trinidad and Tobago
 
4) Mauritius
5) Philippines
 
Answer:- 1) Papua New Guinea
Ques. : 3 The GST Council reduced the rates for 66 items recently. The GST on insulin, cashew nuts and agarbattis has been lowered to
1) 5 per cent
 
2) 12 per cent
3) 15 per cent
 
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent
 
Answer:- 1) 5 per cent
Ques. : 4 According to the Child Rights and You (CRY) report, which state in India has the highest number (2,50,672) of children engaged in labor?
1) Maharashtra
 
2) Bihar
3) Uttar Pradesh
 
4) Rajasthan
5) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer:- 3) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 5 The G7 Environment Ministers Meeting was held recently in Bologna in
1) France
 
2) Canada
3) Australia
 
4) Italy
5) Japan
 
Answer:- 4) Italy
Ques. : 6 Which state govt has launched a website to facilitate online sale or purchase of cattle through a website named Pashu Bazaar?
1) Gujarat
 
2) Bihar
3) Telangana
 
4) Kerala
5) Tamil Nadu
 
Answer:- 3) Telangana
Ques. : 7 The book “Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji” has been authored by who among the following?
1) Ramesh Pokhriyal
 
2) Narendra Modi
3) Lal Krishna Advani
 
4) Uma Bharti
5) Yogi Adityanath
 
Answer:- 1) Ramesh Pokhriyal
Ques. : 8 The Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel recently felicitated who among the following for winning 2017 French Open mixed doubles final?
1) Yuki Bhambri
 
2) Mahesh Bhupathi
3) Sania Mirza
 
4) Leander Paes
5) Rohan Bopanna
 
Answer:- 5) Rohan Bopanna
Ques. : 9 The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently imposed a penalty of Rs 87 cr on which of the following automakers for unfair business practices?
1) Maruti Suzuki
 
2) Hyundai Motors
3) Tata Motors
 
4) Mahindra and Mahindra
5) Force Motors
 
Answer:- 2) Hyundai Motors
Ques. : 10 The GST Council reduced the rates for 66 items recently. The school bags, printers, and tractors will be taxed at
1) 5 per cent
 
2) 12 per cent
3) 15 per cent
 
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent
 
Answer:- 4) 18 per cent



16 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 “Buddy” is an e-wallet launched by which of the following banks?
1) ICICI Bank
 
2) HDFC Bank

3) Axis Bank 
4) SBI
5) Punjab National Bank 
Answer:- 4) SBI
Ques. : 2 The Bank Boards Bureau (BBB) has evolved GRAF for public sector banks to ensure that they have the ability to compete with other banks. The term GRAF stands for
1) Governance, Reward and Accessibility Framework
 
2) Governance, Reward and Accountability Framework
3) Governance, Reward and Availability Framework
 
4) Governance, Reward and Affordability Framework
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 2) Governance, Reward and Accountability Framework
Ques. : 3 The loans extended under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) during 2016-17 have crossed the target of Rs 1.8 lakh cr. The PMMY was launched on Apr 8 in
1) 2012
 
2) 2013
3) 2014
 
4) 2015
5) 2016
 
Answer:- 4) 2015
Ques. : 4 Which state govt recently signed an agreement with the Central Govt for “Power for All”? It was the only state in the country which had not signed the scheme so far.
1) Karnataka
 
2) Kerala
3) Tamil Nadu
 
4) West Bengal
5) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer:- 5) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 5 Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently dedicated to the nation the 1980-MW Koradi super-critical thermal power project in
1) Raipur, Chhattisgarh
 
2) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
3) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
 
4) Kochi, Kerala
5) Nagpur, Maharashtra
 
Answer:- 5) Nagpur, Maharashtra
Ques. : 6 India and which country inked pacts to upgrade Indian Railways during the recent visit of latter’s Transport Minister Alain Vidalies to India?
1) Germany
 
2) Spain
3) France
 
4) Sweden
5) Norway
 
Answer:- 3) France
Ques. : 7 The book titled “The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi” was released by President Pranab Mukherjee recently. The book is authored by
1) Veerappa Moily
 
2) Jaipal Reddy
3) HD Deve Gowda
 
4) SM Krishna
5) Mallikarjun Kharge
 
Answer:- 1) Veerappa Moily
Ques. : 8 PM Narendra Modi recently launched a cashless/less cash township model, developed by Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC), across 81 townships in 12 States from
1) Nagpur
 
2) Kanpur
3) Bhubaneswar
 
4) Lucknow
5) Patna
 
Answer:- 1) Nagpur
Ques. : 9 The US dropped the largest ever non-nuclear bomb - GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) - on ISIS affiliates in which country recently?
1) Syria
 
2) Libya
3) Yemen
 
4) Afghanistan
5) Pakistan
 
Answer:- 4) Afghanistan
Ques. : 10 Who among the following won the 2017 Asian Billiards Championship title?
1) Sourav Kothari
 
2) Geet Sethi
3) Pankaj Advani
 
4) Aditya Mehta
5) Naoyuki Oi
 
Answer:- 3) Pankaj Advani


19 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated phase-I of the Link-II pipeline canal of the ambitious SAUNI project at Botad in the state of
1) Gujarat
 
2) Jharkhand

3) Odisha 
4) Maharashtra
5) Uttarakhand 
Answer:- 1) Gujarat
Ques. : 2 As per a recent World Bank report, India’s economic growth is expected to speed up in 2017 to
1) 6.8%
 
2) 6.9%
3) 7.1%
 
4) 7.2%
5) 7.6%
 
Answer:- 4) 7.2%
Ques. : 3 The Supreme Court recently set in motion the process to sell Maharashtra-based luxury township of Aamby Valley to recover the dues owed by ______ to the SEBI.
1) Kingfisher
 
2) Jsw Steel
3) Zoom Developers
 
4) Sahara Group
5) Prakash Industries
 
Answer:- 4) Sahara Group
Ques. : 4 Cyclone Maarutha made a landfall on the coast of which of the following countries recently?
1) Myanmar
 
2) Thailand
3) Vietnam
 
4) Mexico
5) Maldives
 
Answer:- 1) Myanmar
Ques. : 5 _________ is in process to complete merger with Videocon d2h by Oct 2017.
1) Reliance Digital
 
2) Airtel digital TV
3) Sun Direct
 
4) Tata Sky
5) Dish TV
 
Answer:- 5) Dish TV
Ques. : 6 The International Day for Monuments and Sites is observed every year on
1) 08 Apr
 
2) 12 Apr
3) 18 Apr
 
4) 28 Apr
5) 30 Apr
 
Answer:- 3) 18 Apr
Ques. : 7 ___________ has introduced a 12-week paid leave for ‘commissioning’ mothers who use surrogates to bear a child, as it adopted provisions of the new maternity law.
1) TCS
 
2) Infosys
3) RIL
 
4) Google India
5) Vodafone India
 
Answer:- 3) RIL
Ques. : 8 The IRDAI has reduced premium rates of motor third party insurance for some categories of vehicles for 2017-18. The present Chairman of IRDAI is
1) Yogesh Aggarwal
 
2) TS Vijayan
3) VK Sharma
 
4) Ajay Tyagi
5) UK Sinha
 
Answer:- 2) TS Vijayan
Ques. : 9 Rodrigo Duterte has won Time magazine's readers' poll of the 100 most influential people in the world. He is the current President of
1) Vietnam
 
2) North Korea
3) Thailand
 
4) Philippines
5) Venezuela
 
Answer:- 4) Philippines
Ques. : 10 Who among the following won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2017?
1) Lewis Hamilton
 
2) Daniel Ricciardo
3) Sebastian Vettel
 
4) Fernando Alonso
5) Nico Rosberg
 
Answer:- 3) Sebastian Vettel




20 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 The Union Cabinet recently gave its nod to the signing of MoU between India and Armenia on cooperation on youth matters. The capital city of Armenia is
1) Yerevan
 
2) Quito

3) Tallinn 
4) Bujumbura
5) Khartoum 
Answer:- 1) Yerevan
Ques. : 2 Ajit Vinayak Gupte has been named India’s next Ambassador to
1) Finland
 
2) Norway
3) Denmark
 
4) Sweden
5) Chile
 
Answer:- 3) Denmark
Ques. : 3 A raging forest fires in which of the following countries killed at least 62 people and injured scores of others recently? The capital of the country is Lisbon.
1) Spain
 
2) Canada
3) Poland
 
4) Netherlands
5) Portugal
 
Answer:- 5) Portugal
Ques. : 4 The ICC World Twenty20 Championship's seventh edition is all set to be scrapped. The championship was scheduled in
1) 2017
 
2) 2018
3) 2019
 
4) 2020
5) 2021
 
Answer:- 2) 2018
Ques. : 5 The RBI recently directed which of the following banks to initiate insolvency proceedings for Lanco Infratech under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)?
1) Federal Bank
 
2) Axis Bank
3) IDFC Bank
 
4) IDBI Bank
5) Indian Bank
 
Answer:- 4) IDBI Bank
Ques. : 6 Mukesh Ambani-led RIL along with which company is going to work in India’s energy downstream business in both unconventional and unconventional fuel?
1) BP Plc
 
2) Saudi Aramco
3) Rosneft
 
4) ExxonMobil
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 1) BP Plc
Ques. : 7 Which state govt has inaugurated a medical devices park in Medak district what it claims to be the country’s biggest facility?
1) Andhra Pradesh
 
2) Karnataka
3) Telangana
 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Odisha
 
Answer:- 3) Telangana
Ques. : 8 The term “Sagar Samrat” is associated with which of the following?
1) Aircraft Carrier
 
2) Submarine
3) Manmade Island
 
4) Fishing area
5) Oil exploration platform
 
Answer:- 5) Oil exploration platform
Ques. : 9 The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of the interest subvention scheme for farmers to 2017-18. The ISS will be implemented by
1) SIDBI
 
2) NABARD
3) RBI
 
4) SBI
5) NHB
 
Answer:- 2) NABARD
Ques. : 10 According to a circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India on 1 Jul 2014, the maximum validity of pre-paid gift instruments is
1) five years
 
2) one years
3) two years
 
4) three years
5) four years
 
Answer:- 4) three years


21 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Putting an end to the VIP culture, the central govt has decided to remove beacons atop all vehicles, including that of PM Narendra Modi, from
1) May 01, 2017
 
2) Apr 30, 2017

3) May 31, 2017 
4) Jun 01, 2017
5) Jan 01, 2018 
Answer:- 1) May 01, 2017
Ques. : 2 The Union Cabinet has sanctioned what amount over the next two years to enable the Election Commission of India (ECI) to procure voting machines that use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units for use in the 2019 general elections?
1) Rs 1,200 cr
 
2) Rs 2,300 cr
3) Rs 2,800 cr
 
4) Rs 3,200 cr
5) Rs 3,800 cr
 
Answer:- 4) Rs 3,200 cr
Ques. : 3 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained India’s growth forecast at 7.2% for FY18. Who among the following is the present Managing Director of IMF?
1) Anne Osborn Krueger
 
2) Paul Romer
3) Christine Lagarde
 
4) Jim Yong Kim
5) Roberto Azevedo
 
Answer:- 3) Christine Lagarde
Ques. : 4 The Union Cabinet has approved signing of double taxation avoidance protocol with Portugal. The capital city of Portugal is
1) Lisbon
 
2) Madrid
3) Warsaw
 
4) Istanbul
5) Helsinki
 
Answer:- 1) Lisbon
Ques. : 5 Barasingha, or swamp deer, is the state animal of which of the following states?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat
 
4) West Bengal
5) Maharashtra
 
Answer:- 1) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 6 Which state govt has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24 per cent of electricity generated from the Rewa ultra mega solar project?
1) Haryana
 
2) Rajasthan
3) Punjab
 
4) Uttarakhand
5) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer:- 5) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 7 The IMF has projected a marginally higher than expected growth for the world economy in 2017 at
1) 2.5 per cent
 
2) 3.1 per cent
3) 3.5 per cent
 
4) 4.2 per cent
5) 4.3 per cent
 
Answer:- 3) 3.5 per cent
Ques. : 8 The RBI has permitted banks to invest up to what per cent of the unit capital of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) or Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)?
1) 15%
 
2) 10%
3) 20%
 
4) 12.5%
5) 25%
 
Answer:- 2) 10%
Ques. : 9 The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English 2016. The translation was done by
1) Ashwin Sanghi
 
2) Amish Tripathi
3) Chetan Bhagat
 
4) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
5) Anand Neelakantan
 
Answer:- 4) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
Ques. : 10 The Third Gender Day is observed on
1) 01 Apr
 
2) 25 Apr
3) 30 Apr
 
4) 21 Apr
5) 15 Apr
 
Answer:- 5) 15 Apr



23 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Which state govt has launched a mobile-based application ‘Kilkari’ to create awareness about the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation?
1) Punja
2) Haryana

3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Gujarat
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 2) Haryana
Ques. : 2 The small finance banks (SFBs) are mandated to open what per cent of branches in unbanked areas?
1) 05 per cent
2) 15 per cent
3) 10 per cent
4) 25 per cent
5) 20 per cent
Answer:- 4) 25 per cent
Ques. : 3 India is planning to procure Spike anti-tank missiles for the Indian Army from which of the following countries?
1) Russia
2) US
3) Sweden
4) Israel
5) France
Answer:- 4) Israel
Ques. : 4 The 2022 Asian Games are scheduled to be held from 10-25 Sep in
1) Palembang, Indonesia
2) Hangzhou, China
3) Busan, South Korea
4) Doha, Qatar
5) Incheon, South Korea
Answer:- 2) Hangzhou, China
Ques. : 5 Togrog is the currency of which of the following countries?
1) Malaysia
2) Mongolia
3) Venezuela
4) Cambodia
5) Zambia
Answer:- 2) Mongolia
Ques. : 6 Who among the following won the men's singles title of 2017 Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament?
1) Albert Vinolas
2) Stan Wawrinka
3) Rafael Nadal
4) Milos Raonic
5) Andy Murray
Answer:- 3) Rafael Nadal
Ques. : 7 _________ will infuse Rs 406.9 cr in IDBI Bank increasing its stake to 14.25 per cent in the state-owned lender.
1) UTI
2) Kotak Mahindra Bank
3) SBI
4) LIC of India
5) ITC Ltd
Answer:- 4) LIC of India
Ques. : 8 Rohan Bopanna recently lifted the men's doubles crown of the 2017 Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament with his partner
1) Marcin Matkowski
2) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
3) Marc Lopez 4) Feliciano Lopez
5) Pablo Cuevas
Answer:- 5) Pablo Cuevas
Ques. : 9 The govt has extended the date of declarations about tax payment and deposits under the PMGKY till 10 May 2017. In the term PMGKY, the letter ‘G’ stands for
1) Garib
2) Grameen
3) Gruha
4) Godhan
5) Grihasth
Answer:- 1) Garib
Ques. : 10 The govt has made it mandatory for the metro rail companies to procure minimum _______ of train cars and _______ of critical equipment from within the country.
1) 25 per cent, 75 per cent
2) 60 per cent, 40 per cent
3) 80 per cent, 20 per cent
4) 75 per cent, 25 per cent
5) 40 per cent, 60 per cent
Answer:- 4) 75 per cent, 25 per cent



24 JUNE 2017
Ques. : 1 Nora Chopra, who passed away recently, was a veteran
1) bureaucrat
2) singer

3) musician 
4) journalist
5) classical dancer 
Answer:- 4) journalist
Ques. : 2 _________ has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
1) GNFC
2) Aamby Valley City
3) Megapolis
4) Mahindra World City
5) Ozone Urbana Avenue
Answer:- 1) GNFC
Ques. : 3 Indian engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) recently signed a contract to manufacture the K9 Vajra-T tracked self propelled artillery guns with Hanwa Techwin of
1) UK
2) France
3) Israel
4) Norway
5) South Korea
Answer:- 5) South Korea
Ques. : 4 The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a first-of-its-kind state-level mock exercise recently on forest fire in the state of
1) Himachal Pradesh
2) Odisha
3) Uttarakhand
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu
Answer:- 3) Uttarakhand
Ques. : 5 Au Financiers India recently converted itself into a small finance bank. The Small Finance Banks should have a minimum capital of
1) Rs 50 cr
2) Rs 100 cr
3) Rs 200 cr
4) Rs 300 cr
5) Rs 500 cr
Answer:- 2) Rs 100 cr
Ques. : 6 The RBI has announced signing of an MoU with the Bank of Guyana on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information.” The currency of Guyana is
1) Dollar
2) Pound
3) Euro
4) Peso
5) Rufiyaa
Answer:- 1) Dollar
Ques. : 7 Which country recently launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 to have a permanently manned space station in the next few years?
1) South Korea
2) Japan
3) China
4) Ukraine
5) Mongolia
Answer:- 3) China
Ques. : 8 _________ has become the first re-insurer to open an office at India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City in Gujarat.
1) Hannover Re
2) Swiss Re
3) Munich Re
4) GIC Re
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) GIC Re
Ques. : 9 Nicos Anastasiades is the present President of which of the following countries?
1) Netherlands
2) Cyprus
3) Finland
4) Sweden
5) Mongolia
Answer:- 2) Cyprus
Ques. : 10 Daniel Wanjiru, who won the London Marathon, recently, hails from
1) Jamaica
2) Jordan
3) Uganda
4) Somalia
5) Kenya
Answer:- 5) Kenya



QUESTIONS OF THE DAY (06/29/2017)
Ques. : 1 Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited New Delhi, recently, on a two-day state visit. He is the present President of
1) Poland
2) Greece

3) Egypt 
4) Turkey
5) Armenia 
Answer:- 4) Turkey
Ques. : 2 The Real Estate Act, which is aimed at protecting the interests of homebuyers across the country, came into effect fully on
1) 01 Apr
2) 15 Apr
3) 25 Apr
4) 30 Apr
5) 01 May
Answer:- 5) 01 May
Ques. : 3 India will give Rs 35 cr to children of freedom fighters in which country during the next five years under the new ‘Muktijodha scholarship’ scheme?
1) Bangladesh
2) Sri Lanka
3) Nepal
4) Myanmar
5) Bhutan
Answer:- 1) Bangladesh
Ques. : 4 ISRO will launch the South Asia Satellite on May 5. Seven of the eight member-countries of the South Asian block SAARC are a part of the project barring
1) Afghanistan
2) Bhutan
3) Pakistan
4) Nepal
5) Sri Lanka
Answer:- 3) Pakistan
Ques. : 5 The Supreme Court recently ordered to reinstate TP Senkumar as DGP and to which of the following states?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Kerala
3) Goa
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Andhra Pradesh
Answer:- 2) Kerala
Ques. : 6 Leander Paes has won the Tallahassee Challenger title of the men's doubles in Florida with his partner
1) Blaz Rola
2) Maximo Gonzalez
3) Leonardo Mayer
4) Scott Lipsky
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) Scott Lipsky
Ques. : 7 The National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) will observe Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas, to spread awareness and evoke active involvement of the masses, on
1) 01 May
2) 02 May
3) 05 May
4) 10 May
5) 22 May
Answer:- 1) 01 May
Ques. : 8 India’s first ever transgender sports meet was organised in which state recently?
1) Karnataka
2) Maharashtra
3) Gujarat
4) Odisha
5) Kerala
Answer:- 5) Kerala
Ques. : 9 Which of the following NASA spacecrafts dived successfully through the space between Saturn and its rings recently?
1) Juno
2) Cassini
3) Mir
4) Skylab
5) Opportunity
Answer:- 2) Cassini
Ques. : 10 Poland has assured its support for India’s bid for membership in the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and a permanent seat in the expanded UN Security Council. The currency of Poland is
1) Rand
2) Dollar
3) Zloty
4) Euro
5) Krona
Answer:- 3) Zloty


QUESTION OF THE DAY (06/30/2017)
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Ques. : 1 The BEPS (of OECD) refers to tax planning strategies used by multinational companies that exploit gaps and mismatches in tax rules. What is the full form of the term BEPS?
1) Base Exclusion and Profit Shifting 

2) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
3) Base Export and Profit Shifting 
4) Base Effect and Profit Shifting
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
Ques. : 2 The overseeing committee (OC) set up by the RBI to clear stressed corporate loans will review six more accounts (after 12) with debt of Rs 10,000 cr under the S4A which means
1) System for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
2) System for Supervised Structuring of Stressed Assets
3) Scheme for Systematic Structuring of Stressed Assets
4) Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
5) None of these
Answer:- 4) Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
Ques. : 3 The Union Cabinet has given its in-principle approval for the disinvestment of which of the following debt-ridden of public sector enterprises? It has a debt of more than Rs 52,000 cr.
1) Air India
2) HMT
3) EIL
4) SAIL
5) MTNL
Answer:- 1) Air India
Ques. : 4 Which of the following communication satellites was successfully launched by ISRO from Kourou in French Guiana recently?
1) GSAT-15
2) GSAT-16
3) GSAT-17
4) GSAT-14
5) GSAT-12
Answer:- 3) GSAT-17
Ques. : 5 The 2017 G20 summit (the twelfth meeting of the G20) will be held on 7–8 Jul 2017 in
1) Brisbane (Australia)
2) Serik (Turkey)
3) Hangzhou (China)
4) Buenos Aires (Argentina)
5) Hamburg (Germany)
Answer:- 5) Hamburg (Germany)
Ques. : 6 As per the news published in financial newspapers, the RBI has started printing banknotes in which of the following denominations for the first time to help ease transactions?
1) Rs 200
2) Rs 300
3) Rs 600
4) Rs 800
5) Rs 2000
Answer:- 1) Rs 200
Ques. : 7 Leu is the currency of which of the following countries?
1) Albania
2) Belize
3) Romania
4) Honduras
5) Israel
Answer:- 3) Romania
Ques. : 8 Which of the following is the official mascot of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Bhubaneswar (Odisha)?
1) Appu
2) Poppo and Cuccu
3) Kaka
4) Doudou
5) Olly
Answer:- 5) Olly
Ques. : 9 Rajiv Kumar took over as the new chief secretary of which of the following states?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Bihar
4) Rajasthan
5) Karnataka
Answer:- 2) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 10 PM Narendra Modi distributed aid and devices worth Rs 35 cr to over 18,000 divyang people at the biggest Samajik Adhikarita Camp organized recently in
1) Kolkata
2) Jaipur
3) Chandigarh
4) Rajkot
5) Lucknow
Answer:- 4) Rajkot







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