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1. George Baker was nominated as member of the Anglo-Indian Community to the Lok Sabha in July 2015. He is an:
a) Actor                      b) Doctor        c) Painter        d) Banker        e) Musician

2. Ashish Bahuguna was appointed  as the new Chairman of which of the following regulatory authorities in July 2015?
a) CERC                      b) TRAI                       c) IRDAI         d) FSSAI        e) PFRDA

3. A.P. J Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on July 27, 2015. He served as the ……. President of India from 2002 to 2007.
a) 9th    b) 10th c) 11th  d) 12th e) 13th

4. Who among the following Indian-American academicians is the head of NITI Aayog-appointed Expert Committee on Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Self-Employment & Talent Utilisation (SETU)?
a) Rakesh Khurana     b) Tarun Khanna                  c) Dipak Jain              d) Mohanbir Sawhney
e) Nirmalya Kumar

5. Who among the following was appointed as the new Director General of TERI following the removal of R.K. Pachauri in July 2015?
a) Sarthak Behuria                  b) Kirit Parikh c) Ajay Mathur         d) Sunita Narain
e) Madhav Gadgil

6. Ram Sewak Sharma was appointed as the new Chairman of which of the following regulatory authorities in July 2015?
a) CERC                      b) TRAI                      c) IRDAI         d) FSSAI         e) PFRDA

7. India’s Anshu Gupta was selected for the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award in July 2015. He is the founder of which of the following NGOs?
a) Prayas                     b) Goonj         c) Parivartan               d) Nirantar      e) Udyogini

8. Who among the following Chief Ministers has announced a cash prize of  5 crore for Olympic gold medal winners from the state?
a) Raman Singh          b) Vasundhara Raje    c) Parkash Singh Badal                      d) Anandiben Patel
e) J. Jayalalithaa

9. Who among the following Chief Ministers has announced to observe birthday of late kalam as “Youth Renaissance Day”?
a) Raman Singh          b) Vasundhara Raje    c) Parkash Singh Badal                      d) Anandiben Patel
e) J. Jayalalithaa

10. Filipe Nyusi came on an official visit to India in August 2015. He is the President of which African nation?
a) Morocco     b) Liberia        c) Madagascar d) Chad           e) Mozambique

11. The government has decided to observe August 7 as which of the following?
a) National Handicrafts                      b) National Handloom Day              c) National Khadi Day
d) National Artisans Day       e) National Design Day

12. The government signed a peace accord with Naga rebel outfit NSCN(IM) in New Delhi in August 2015. Who among the following is the Chief Minister of Nagaland?
a) S.C. Jamir               b) Neiphiu Rio            c) T. R. Zeliang         d) Kiyanilie Peseyie            e) Kihoto Hollon

13. A ‘Yodha Park’ to commemorate 50 years of the 1965 Indo-Pak war was inaugurated at which of the following places in August 2015?
a) Kanpur        b) Ambala       c) Mathura    d) Amristar     e) Ferozepur

14. Om Prakash Rawat was in news in August 2015 for his appointment as which of the following?
a) Railway Board Member     b) Information Commissioner        c) Election Commissioner
d) Vigilance Commissioner               e) NITI Aayog Member

15. Who among the following was appointed as the new Governor of Bihar in August 2015?
a) Tathagata Roy        b) Ram Nath Kovind            c) Nirbhay Sharma     d) Purushottam Rupala
e) V. Shanmuganthan

16. ………, 2015 was observed as the Hiroshima Day in commemoration of 70th anniversary of atomic bombing on Hiroshima.
a) August 2     b) August 4     c) August 6     d) August 8     e) August 10

17. Alka Panda was appointed as the new Director General of which of the following in July 2015?
a) Indian Standards Institute (ISI)      b) Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
c) Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR & D)
d) National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF & CD)
e) National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)

18. Dr. Suniti Solomon died at the age of 76 in Chennai on July 28, 2015. She was known for research in which of the following?
a) TB   b) Swine flu    c) Malaria       d) HIV/AIDS e) Parkinson’s Disease

19. Who among the following economists is the author of the book ‘Hubris: Why Economists Failed To Predict The Crisis And How To Avoid The Next One’ released in July 2015?
a) Amartya Sen           b) Pankaj Chandra                  c) Jagdish Bhagwati   d) Lord Meghnad Desai
e) Arvind Panagariya

20. Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed on …….. , 2015.
a) July 22        b) July 24        c) July 26       d) July 28        e) July 30

21. Who among the following was appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh in August 2015?
a) Acharya Dev Virat                       b) Bijoya Chakravarty            c) Bharat Singh Parmar
d) Hukumdev Narayan Yadav

22. Which is the only paramilitary force to have won a ‘Shaurya Chakra,’ a military medal, at the Independence Day Gallantry Awards announced in August 2015?
a) CRPF                     b) CISF           c) SSB d) BSF e) ITBP

23. The Gujar Mal Modi Award, conferred on Prof. Mustansir Barma in August 2015, is given for achievements in which of the following?
a) Sports         b) Literature   c) Photography           d) Science & Technology     e) Entrepreneurship

24. The Kuvempu National Award, conferred on Shyam Manohar in August 2015, is given for achievements in which of the following?
a) Sports                     b) Literature             c) Photography           d) Science & Technology
e) Entrepreneurship

25. National Remote Sensing Day was celebrated on August 12, 2015 to mark the birth anniversary of who among the following?
a) C.V. Raman            b) Vikram Sarabhai c) M. Visvesvaraya    d) AP J Abdul Kalam
e) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

26. Which of the following India- born persons was appointed as the new CEO of Google in August 2015?
a) Shantanu Narayen  b) Romesh Wadhwani            c) Sundar Pichai       d) Bharat Desai
e) Satya Nadella

27. Who among the following was sworn in as Poland’s new President in August 2015?
a) Aleksander Kwasniewski               b) Bronislaw Komorowski               c)  Jaroslaw Kaczynski
d) Andrzej Duda         e) Ewa Kopacz

28. Which well-known Hindi author’s birth centenary was launched by Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi on August 8, 2015?
a) Shrilal Shukla                     b) Bhisham Sahni                 c) Raghuvir Sahay                  d) Vishnu Prabhakar
e) Harishankar Parsai

29. Who among the following former Ministers in UPA-II was in news in July 2015 for release of his book titled ‘To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Reforms Story?
a) Kapil Sibal             b) Shashi Tharoor                   c) Jairam Ramesh                 d) Salman Khurshid
e) P. Chidambaram

30. Former Union Minister P. K. Thungon was on July 27, 2015 sentenced to four and half years’ jail term in a graft case by a Delhi court. He is a former Chief Minister of ……….
a) Nagaland    b) Sikkim        c) Manipur      d) Arunachal Pradesh                      e) Mizoram


31. The Prime Minister launched the ……. Portal at the Indian Labour Conference (ILC) was organized in New Delhi in July 2015. The portal integrates the network of employment exchanges across the country.
a) Skill India               b) Labour Welfare                  c) National Career Service
d) Employment Generation                e) Labour Resources Management

32. The Government launched TEEB-India Initiative (TII) on promoting conservation of environment in July 2015. TEEB is The …… of Ecosystems and Biodiversity.
a) Ecology      b) Economics             c) Engineering            d) Environment          e) Entrepreneurship

33. The Government had launched the Gold Deposit Scheme (GDS) to bring privately held stock of gold in circulation, to reduce the country’s reliance on import of gold and to provide its owners with some income. Which of the following statements regarding GDS is not correct?
a) Premature payment is allowed after the initial lock-in period
b) RBI decides the interest rate      c) The minimum maturity period is six months
d) The maximum maturity period is seven years
e) The interest earned is exempt from Income Tax, Wealth Tax and Capital Gains Tax

34. What was India’s rank in terms of power generation from nuclear source as per data published in May 2015 by Power Reactor Information System (PRIS0 of IAEA?
a) fourth                      b) sixth            c) eighth                      d)  tenth                      e) twelfth

35. What is the indigenously developed visibility measuring system installed at Delhi airport in July 2015 called?
a) Panchi                     b) Netra                       c) Drishti        d) Rustam       e) Parinda

36. Which state announced to set up a dedicated fund for prevention, rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked children in league with Kailash Satyarthi Childhood Foundation in July 2015?
a) Himachal Pradesh  b) Assam        c) Sikkim        d) Kerala                     e) Goa

37. Prime Minister Narendra-Modi on July 25, 2015 launched the ‘ …… Gram Jyoti Yojana’ for power sector reforms in rural areas with a view to ensuring round the clock electricity supply to farmers and rural households.
a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee         b) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya               c) Shyama Prasad Mukherji
d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel               e) Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya

38. The Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) was installed at the Kochi harbor in July 2015. This is the first of its kind system in the country. It has been designed by which of the following?
a) France                     b) Russia                     c) Japan                       d) Israel                     e) Spain

39. SWAT commandos eliminated the terrorists who attacked Dinanagar town of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on July 27, 2015. SWAT is Special Weapons and ……. Team.
a) Targets        b) Tactics       c) Tasks                      d) Tracking     e) Technology

40. The …… government on August 6, 2015 said  fine of   100/- will be slapped on registered electors who fail to cast their vote in the local body polls in the state without providing a valid reason for missing out.
a) Gujarat      b) Uttar Pradesh         c) Maharashtra           d) Odisha        e) Goa

41. Which is the highest ranked city in the Swachh Bharat Rankings of 476 cities in the country by the Ministry of Urban Development in August 2015?
a) Kochi                      b) Mysore      c) Hassan        d) Mandya      e) Tiruchirappalli

42. India has decided to set up a Centre for World …… Heritage Management and Training for the Asia and Pacific region in Dehradun in association with UNESCO.
a) Mixed                     b) Natural      c) Cultural      d) Tangible     e) Intangible

43. Central Government has decided to boycott the 61st Conference of the …….. Parliamentary Union to be held in Islamabad from September 30 to October 8, 2015
a) UN  b) SEC c) NAM                       d) SAARC       e) Commonwealth

44. The number of countries covered under e-Tourist Visa scheme will rise to …… from August 15, 2015.
a) 83    b) 93    c) 103  d) 113 e) 123

45. Where was a Science and Innovation Gallery named ‘Navachara Kaksh’ (room of new ideas) opened in New Delhi in August 2015?
a) South Block            b) Nirman Bhawan     c) Hyderabad House   d) Rashtrapati Bhawan
e) Sardar Patel Bhawan

46. Which of the following hosted the 32nd edition of the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) in August 2015?
a) Surat                       b) New Delhi              c) Mumbai     d) Hyderabad              e) Chennai

47. Foundation stone of Mega Food Park in which of the following districts of Bihar was laid by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal on August 6, 2015?
a) East Champaran     b) Darbhanga              c) Khagaria               d) Bhojpur      e) Saran

48. Which of the following has decided to transfer social security pensions directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries under its ‘Thari Pension Thare Pass’ scheme launched in August 2015?
a) Chhattisgarh           b) Rajasthan    c) Uttar Pradesh          d) Haryana    e) Madhya Pradesh

49. When will India become world’s most populous country according to the revised World Population Projections released by the UN in July?
a) 2020            b) 2030            c) 2040            d) 2050           e) 2060

50. The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and ………. have signed a MoU for establishing a Centre for Excellence in Disaster Research and Resilience Building.
a) IIT, Roorkee           b) TIFR, Mumbai                   c) IISc, Bangalore                   d) JNU, New Delhi
e) BHU, Varanasi

51. Which of the following is the Central Scheme launched in August 2015 to address educational and livelihood needs of minority communities in general and Muslims in particular?
a) Subah                      b) Nai Manzil c) Hunar se Unnati     d) Padho aur Badho
e) Seekho aur Kamao

52. To modernize the signaling system and rolling stock, railways has joined hands with the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of ….. in August 2015.
a) Solvak Republic    b) Serbia                     c) Czech Republic                  d) Hungary            e) Kazakhstan

53. Which paramilitary force had the highest number of awardees in Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) at the Independence Day Police Medals announced in August 2015?
a) CRPF                     b) CISF           c) SSB d) BSF e) ITBP

54. The direct benefit transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme PAHAL or ……. Hastaantarit Labh was acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest cash transfer program (households) in August 2015.
a) Param         b) Prabal         c) Pratham      d) Pratyaksh  e) Pradhanmantri

55. Findings a survey on MGNREGS in August 2015 revealed that the job scheme reduced poverty by up to a third, gave a large number of women their first opportunity to earn income in cash and reduced reliance on moneylenders. The survey was conducted by:
a) NCAER      b) CMIE                      c) McKinsey               d) Hansa                      e) Sigma

56. Which of the following was named by in UNESCO in July 2015 as the World Book Capital for 2017?
a) Conakry     b) Luanda        c) Freetown     d) Windhoek   e) Ouagadougou

57. USA formally opened its embassy in which capital after more than five decades in July 2015?
a) Teheran       b) Havana      c) Tripoli        d) Pyongyang              e) Port u-Prince

58. USA won the International ……. Olympiad held in Thailand in July 2015. India finished 37th.
a) Physics       b) Chemistry               c) Mathematical                    d) Informatics e) Biology

59. Which Central Asian nation will become the latest Member of World Trade Organization after its membership bid was accepted during negotiations in Geneva in July 2015?
a) Tajikistan   b) Uzbekistan             c) Kyrgyzstan             d) Kazakhstan           e) Turkmenistan
60. Which SAARC nation celebrated 50th anniversary of its independence on July 27, 2015?
a) Nepal          b) Sri Lanka    c) Maldives    d) Bhutan        e) Bangladesh

61. Turkmenistan proposed in August 2015 that its state-owned company TurkmenGaz would lead the consortium for building the 1800 km gas pipeline for transporting gas to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Which of the following statements regarding the share of countries in the gas transported is correct?
a) Pakistan and India will get an equal share       b) India will get a higher share than Pakistan
c) Afghanistan will get a higher share than Pakistan
d) Afghanistan and Pakistan will get an equal share
e) Aghanistan, Pakistan and India will get an equal share

62. Which of the following Asian countries has decided to move its standard time backwards by 30 minutes from August 15, 2015?
a) Cambodia   b) Laos            c) Myanmar    d) North Korea         e) Vietnam

63. 193 member countries of the UN reached an agreement on the document called “Transforming Our World : The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” in August 2015.
a) Bettering     b) Developing c) Conserving             d) Securing     e) Transforming

64. Which of the following became the fifth country to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in August 2015?
a) Tajikistan               b) Kyrgyzstan           c) Uzbekistan              d) Azerbaijan              e) Turkmenistan

65. According to the Constitution deal signed by Nepal’s major political parties in August 2015, the country will be divided into how many provinces?
a) four b) six   c) eight            d) ten   e) twelve

66. Which of the following is the port city in China that was in news in August 2015 for explosions at its chemical warehouses that killed close to 100 people?
a) Chengdu     b) Tianjin       c) Hangzhou   d) Wuhan        e) Shenyang

67. Parliament in which of the following Commonwealth countries was in news in August 2015 for passing a law on changing the national flag?
a) Canada        b) Australia     c) South Africa           d) New Zealand         e) United Kingdom

68. Which of the following became the first SARC nation to get Associate Member status of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in August 2015?
a) Nepal          b) Sri Lanka    c) India            d) Pakistan    e) Bangladesh

69. Pierre Nkurunziza was re-elected as President of which African nation for a third term in July 2015?
a) Chad           b) Burundi      c) Burkina Faso         d) Tanzania     e) Zambia

70. The London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) was in news for giving the green light for further trials of which of the following vaccines for the first time in July 2015?
a) Dengue       b) Malaria     c) Swine flu    d) Bird flu       e) Ebola

71. Which of the following became the first airline in the country to launch an Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) scheme for buying tickets in July 2015?
a) GoAir                      b) IndiGo        c) Jet Airways d) SpiceJet     e) Air India

72. Walmart is the highest-ranked Indian company in Fortune Global 500 list launched in July 2015. Which is the highest ranked Indian company in this list?
a) RIL  b) IOC            c) SBI  d) NTPC                      e) ONGC

73. Which of the following private sector banks has launched a mobile banking for customers that does not require internet connectivity in July 2015?
a) Axis Bank   b) ICICI Bank   c) HDFC Bank          d) Federal Bank          e) Kotak Mahindra Bank

74. The Reserve Bank will soon issue …….. denomination coins to commemorate International Yoga Day.
a)  1   b)  2  c)  5   d)  10 e)  20

75. Which of the following acquired Indian brokerage firm Sharekhan in an estimated  2,000 crore deal in July 2015?
a) Barclays      b) Citibank      c) Deutsche Bank       d) BNP Paribas         e) Standard Chartered Bank

76. Which public sector bank’s Hong Kong branch was fined USD 1 million for alleged violation of local anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing laws by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in July 2015?
a) Bank of India          b) Bank of Baroda                  c) Syndicate Bank                  d) State Bank of India
e) Punjab National Bank

77. Which automobile company was imposed a penalty of  420.26 crore by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in July 2015 for its anti-competitive behavior?
a) Suzuki         b) Hyundai    c) Toyota        d) Honda                     e) Ford

78. After the passage of the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill 2015 in the Lok Sabha in August 2015, cheque bounce cases can be filed at:
a) the place where the cheque was issued                  b) the place where a higher court is located
c) to be decided by the person issuing the cheque
d) to be decided by the bank on who the cheque is drawn
e) the place where the cheque is presented for clearance

79. The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) made its first investment in capital markets through which of the following in August 2015?
a) Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund           b) HDFC Mutual Fund                       c) LIC Mutual Fund
d) UTI Mutual Fund   e) SBI Mutual Fund

80. Which of the following was changed in RBI’s bi-monthly review of monetary policy on August 4, 2015?
a) Repo rate    b) Cash Reserve Ratio            c) Statutory Liquidity Ratio   d) Bank rate
e) None of the above

81. Which of the following became the first to launch fourth generation mobile telephony across the country on August 6, 2015?
a) BSNL                      b) Bharti Airtel         c) Idea Cellular           d) Vodafone    e) Reliance

82. Which of the following launched ‘Smart Humsafar’, a unique plan which offers multiple benefits of savings and insurance cover for husband and wife under a single policy, in August 2015?
a) LIC  b) SBI Life     c) Kotak Life  d) Bajaj Allianz Life  e) ICICI Prudential Life

83. Which of the following has launched ‘Dhanchayat’, an educational film to raise awareness on the dangers of borrowing money from unorganized sources?
a) Axis Bank   b) ICICI Bank c) HDFC Bank           d) Federal Bank          e) Kotak Mahindra Bank

84. What is the action plan launched by the Finance Ministry in August 2015 to infuse professionalism and fresh capital in to public sector banks named?
a) Udaan                     b) Mudra                     c) Swayam      d) Arthashastra           e) Indradhanush

85. Capital Markets regulator SEBI made ASBA (Application Supported by ……. Amount) facility mandatory for all categories of investors applying for a public issue from August 2015.
a) Basic           b) Bond           c) Bearer’s      d) Blocked      e) Bankable

86. Which BCCI tournament will not be played in 2015 according to a decision announced by the board in July 2015?
a) Irani Trophy           b) Ranji Trophy          c) Duleep Trophy                  d) Deodhar Trophy
e) Vijay Hazare Trophy

87. Who among the following bowlers took 400 test wickets in the least number of deliveries?
a) Mitchell Johnson    b) James Anderson     c) Doug Bracewell                  d) Harbhajan Singh
e) Dale Steyn

88. Which sports’ national governing body appointed Roelant Oltmans as Chief Coach of the Indian team in July 2015?
a) Volleyball               b) Football      c) Hockey       d) Cricket        e) Basketball

89. Which of the following was selected as the host of 2022 Winter Olympic Games in July 2015?
a) Pyeongchang          b) Sarajevo     c) Sapporo      d) Moscow      e) Beijing

90. Who among the following won the Tour de France cycle race in July 2015?
a) Chris Froome        b) Roman Kreuziger   c) Alberto Contador   d) Joaquin Rodriguez
e) Alejandro Valverdess

91. South Africa’s Clive Rice, who died on July 28, 2015 aged 66, was known for achievements in which sport?
a) Tennis                     b) Fotball        c) Athletics     d) Rugby                     e) Cricket

92. Who among the following won the Hungarian Grand Prix in July 2015?
a) Kimi Raikkonen     b) Lewis Hamilton                 c) Daniel Ricciardo    d) Sebastian Vettel
e) Fernando Alonso

93. India’s Dipa Karmakar won bronze medal at the Asian ……. Championships organized in Hiroshima in August 2015.
a) Taekwondo b) Fencing       c) Weightlifting          d) Rowing       e) Gymnastics

94. Which of the following became the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during its 128th Session in Kuala Lumpur in August 2015?
a) Kosovo       b) Moldova     c) East Timor              d) South Sudan          e) Montenegro

95. Who among the following Indians won the Victorian Open Squash tournament in Australia in August 2015?
a) Aparajitha Balamurukan    b) Anaka Alankamony           c) Joshna Chinappa  d) Sarah Jane Perry
e) Dipika Palikal

96. Tennis player Sania Mirza was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in August 2015. She has won Mixed Doubles title at all of the following except
a) US Open     b) Wimbledon           c) French Open           d) Australian Open     e) None of these

97. Which of the following pairs of 2015 Arjuna awardees and their sport is matched correctly?
a) Naib Subedar Sandeep Kumar – Archery  b) Mandeep Jangra – Boxing
c) Dipa Karmakar – Gymnastics                    d) Manjeet Chhillar – Kabaddi          e) All the above

98. Ajinkya Rahane became the first fielder to take eight catches in a Test match in August 2015. Who among the following Indians held the previous record of seven catches?
a) Karsan Ghavri        b) Eknath Solkar         c) Gundappa Viswanath         d) Yajurvindra Singh
e) Mohinder Amarnath

99. Who among the following won the World 6-Red Snooker Championship in Karachi in August 2015?
a) Dhruv Sitwala        b) Pankaj Advani                  c) Rupesh Kumar                    d) Ashok Shandilya
e) Muhammad Sajjad

100. Who among the following won the CONACACF (Confederation of North, Central American and Carbbean Association Football) Gold Cup football tournament in USA in July 2015?
a) USA            b) Jamaica      c) Nicaragua   d) Panama       e) Mexico

101. The Sultan of Johor Cup is an annual international tournament associated with the game of
a) football   b) hockey  c) cricket   d) badminton  e) golf 

102. Who among the following has been selected for the 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize? The annual prize is awarded for outstanding contributions by young mathematicians.
a) Jacob Tsimerman  b) Amalendu Krishna  c) Miguel Walsh   d) Tian Ye
e) Fernando Coda Marques 

103. The World Rabies Day is observed every year on
a) 21 Sep   b) 26 Sep  c) 27 Sep   d) 28 Sep  e) 29 Sep 

104. The govt announced 11 recipients of prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award recently. The coveted award is given in the field of
a) science  b) literature  c) mathematics   d) sports  e) bravery 

105. The central govt, recently, formed an expert committee headed by BS Baswan to examine various issues related to
a) IIT-JEE examination   b) CBSE’s Xth and XIIth examinations  c) AIPMT examination 
d) UPSC examination  e) SSC examination 

106. Who won the Japanese Grand Prix F1 2015 championship recently?
a) Nico Rosberg   b) Lewis Hamilton  c) Daniel Ricciardo   d) Kimi Raikkonen
e) Fernando Alonso 

107. ________ clinched gold medal at the Asian AirGun Championship in New Delhi recently.
a) Gajendra Raj   b) Satyajeet Kandhol  c) Chain Singh   d) Gagan Narang  e) Abhinav Bindra 

108. Syed Ahmed, who passed away, recently, was the governor of
a) Assam   b) Sikkim  c) Mizoram   d) Tripura  e) Manipur 

109. The ISRO’s reliable work horse PSLV-C30 along with India’s own space observatory Astrosat also carried six satellites from international customers including
a) LAPAN-A2 (Indonesia)   b) NLS-14 (Canada)  c) Lemur (US)   d) All the above
e) Only a) and c)

110. In the first ever merger of two regulators, the commodity market regulator FMC was merged with capital markets watchdog Sebi recently. The term FMC stands for
a) Future Markets Commission   b) Freehold Markets Commission
c) Forward Markets Commission  d) Featured Markets Commission  e) None of these 

111. The World Heart Day takes place every year on
a) 21 Sep   b) 26 Sep  c) 27 Sep   d) 28 Sep  e) 29 Sep 

112. The govt announced 11 recipients of prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award recently. Who among the following is NOT among the awardees this year?
a) Balasubramanian Gopal   b) Jyotiranjan Srichandan Ray  c) Ritabrata Munshi
d) Vidita Vaidya  e) None of these 

113. The RBI announced its fourth policy review of the current financial year on 29 Sep. Which of the following is NOT correct in this regard?
a) Repo rate – 6.75 per cent  b) Reverse repo rate – 5.75 per cent  c) CRR – 4 per cent 
d) SLR – 21.5 per cent  e) None of these 

114. What is the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate after the fourth policy review by the RBI on 29 Sep?
a) 5.75 per cent   b) 6.75 per cent  c) 7.75 per cent   d) 6.25 per cent  e) 7.25 per cent 

115. V Shanmuganathan was given the additional charge of Manipur governor after the demise of incumbent Syed Ahmed Khan. Shanmuganathan is the present governor of
a) Meghalaya   b) Assam  c) Arunachal Pradesh   d) Mizoram  e) Nagaland 

116. The joint military exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 begun at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra recently which is the third edition of the joint training exercise between
a) India and Nepal   b) India and Maldives  c) India and Bangladesh   d) India and Sri Lanka
e) India and Myanmar 

117. Indian Navy commissioned INS Kochi in its contingent recently. This ship is India’s indigenous
a) anti-submarine ship  b) fast attack craft  c) helicopter carrier   d) tanker ship
e) guided missile destroyer 

118. India signed a USD 123.51-mn loan agreement with which international agency to upgrade tourism infrastructure and services in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh recently?
a) ADB   b) World Bank  c) New Development Bank   d) IMF  e) AIIB 

119. Which country received the highest FDI inflow ($31 bn) for new projects among all nations in the first half of calendar year 2015, as per the British newspaper Financial Times?
a) China  b) US  c) Indonesia   d) India  e) Brazil 

120. ________ was the last day for foreign asset holders to declare their unaccounted foreign assets under the black money law.
a) 20 Sep   b) 25 Sep  c) 28 Sep   d) 29 Sep  e) 30 Sep 


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