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1. PepsiCo Chairman Indra Nooyi and Shobhana Bhartia have been presented with the 2015 Global Leadership Award of the US India Business Council. Bhartia is the chairman of
a) Hindustan Times Group b) Times Groupc) India Today Group d) PTIe) ANI 

2. The World Car Free Day is celebrated every year on
a) 19 Sep b) 19 Sepc) 21 Sep d) 22 Sepe) 23 Sep 

3. The new govt was sworn in Egypt recently. Who among the following is the new Prime Minister of the country?
a) Hisham Zaazou b) Zaki Badrc) Ibrahim Mehleb d) Sherif Ismaile) Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi 

4. Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
a) Turkey b) Greecec) Spain d) South Koreae) Bulgaria 

5. Nepal adopted its new constitution recently. Which of the following animals has been declared the national animal of the country?
a) One-horned rhino b) Bullockc) Cowd) Horsee) Elephant 

6. Mariko Kipchumba won the 2015 Beijing Marathon recently. He belongs to
a) Kenya b) Ethiopiac) Eritrea d) Jamaicae) Jordan 

7. Name the Indian cricketer who was conferred with the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India (CCI) recently.
a) Suresh Raina b) Shikhar Dhawanc) Rohit Sharma d) Virat Kohlie) Ajinkya Rahane 

8. Name the erstwhile CEO of food regulator FSSAI who has been appointed as the additional secretary of NITI Aayog recently.
a) Ashish Bahuguna b) Keshni Anandc) Yudhvir Singh Malik d) Sindhushree Khullar
e) None of these 

9. The Union Cabinet cleared $2.5 bn deal to buy Apache and Chinook helicopters from which of the following companies recently?
a) Airbus b) Boeingc) Kazan Helicopters d) Lockheed Martine) AgustaWestland 

10. ________ is in crisis after the revelation that about 11 mn of its cars with the EA 189 diesel engines globally have discrepancies between their emissions during tests and the actual road use.
a) Volkswagenb) General Motorsc) Ford Motors d) Toyotae) BMW 

11. India is in talks to set up a gas-based urea manufacturing plant at the Chabahar port in which of the following countries?
a) Egypt b) Iranc) Iraq d) Afghanistane) Russia 

12. _________ was conferred with 24th Vyaas Samman for the year 2014 on 22 Sep 2015. He was awarded for his work ‘Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan’.
a) Ramdarash Misra b) Narendra Kohlic) Vishwanath Tripathi d) Kamal Kishore Goenka
e) None of these 

13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ireland on the way to the US to attend UN General Assembly meeting. The capital city of Ireland is
a) Dublin b) Sucrec) Minsk d) Viennae) Buenos Aires 

14. Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai, who won the ‘Community Impact Award’ at the prestigious Google Science Fair in California recently is a class IX student from Koraput district in
a) Maharashtra b) Gujaratc) Madhya Pradesh d) Tamil Nadue) Odisha 

15. The union cabinet approved the setting up of an Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) which will be initially located at the Institute for Physically Handicapped situated in
a) Chennai b) Hyderabadc) New Delhi d) Bengalurue) Jaipur 

16. Enda Kenny is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
a) Denmark b) Croatiac) Bolivia d) Irelande) Austria 

17. The RBI has said that the companies will now be able to borrow up to $50 mn in ECBs with 3-year maturities and more than $50 million for 5-year maturities. The term ECB stands for
a) Excessive Commercial Borrowing b) Extra Commercial Borrowing
c) External Commodity Borrowing d) External Commercial Borrowinge) None of these 

18. The GE Capital announced to exit from the credit card issuing joint venture with which of the following banks recently? The JV was set up in 1998.
a) State Bank of India b) HDFC Bankc) ICICI Bank d) Axis Bank
e) Punjab National Bank 

19. _______ passed two Bills providing reservation to Gujjars, some other communities and to economically backward classes (EBC) of unreserved categories recently.
a) Uttar Pradesh b) Rajasthanc) Gujarat d) Madhya Pradeshe) Andhra Pradesh 

20. Martin Winterkorn resigned as the CEO of which of the following leading global automakers recently?
a) Toyota b) BMWc) Volkswagen d) General Motorse) Renault 

21. Who among the following has been made India’s new permanent representative at the UN?
a) Anil Wadhwa b) Navtej Sarnac) TCA Raghavan d) Syed Akbaruddin
e) Gautam Bambawale 

22. Who among the following has been named India's richest with a net worth of USD 18.9 billion as per Forbes magazine's latest India rich list released recently?
a) Sachin Bansal b) Azim Premjic) Dilip Shanghvi d) Mukesh Ambanie) None of these 

23. Who among the following will be India’s new high commissioner to Pakistan when the present high commissioner retires in Dec this year?
a) Amar Sinha b) Anil Wadhwac) Navtej Sarna d) TCA Raghavane) Gautam Bambawale 

24. The RBI proposed to allow domestic companies to borrow money from pension funds, SWFs and insurance funds as part of the ECBs. Here, the term SWF stands for
a) Sovereign Wealth Fund b) Stock Wealth Fundc) Serial Wealth Fund
d) Surrendered Wealth Funde) Selected Wealth Fund 

25. The telecom service provider Uninor announced it has rebranded itself as Telenor in India recently. The telecom compay which entered India in 2009 is based in
a) Norway b) Swedenc) Denmark d) UKe) Russia 

26. The govt has decided to appoint who among the following as the Sherpa for G-20 talks, replacing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
a) VK Saraswat b) Arvind Panagariyac) Arvind Subramanian d) Bibek Debroy
e) Jagdish Bhagwati 

27. The social networking site Facebook announced a new name for the mobile website and app recently. What is the new name of the service?
a) Internet4All b) Free Internetc) Free Fire d) Free Basice) Internet Now 

28. Which of the following films has been selected as India's official entry for the Oscars in the best foreign film category?
a) Bajrangi Bhaijaan b) PKc) Bahubali d) Courte) Tanu Weds Manu Returns 

29. The govt think-tank NITI Aayog has constituted an expert group on land leasing which will be headed by
a) JP Mishra b) HS Meenac) T Haque d) Ashok Gulatie) None of these 

30. The next G20 Leaders’ Summit is scheduled on Nov 15-16 at Antalya in
a) Turkey b) Argentinac) Germany d) South Koreae) Mexico 

31. Who among the following will be India’s next high commissioner to London in the recent reshuffle in the Ministry of Economic Affairs?
a) Navtej Sarna b) Anil Wadhwac) Gautam Bambawale d) Syed Akbaruddin
e) None of these 

32. ________ has received the SKOCH Award for smart governance for its initiatives on UAN programme and transformation of social security agenda in India.

33. KN Tripathi got additional charge of Governor of Tripura recently. He is the present governor of
a) Assam b) Odishac) West Bengal d) Jharkhande) Arunachal Pradesh 

34. Matthias Mueller has been appointed as the new CEO which of the following automakers recently?
a) General Motors b) Volkswagenc) Ford d) Renaulte) Toyota 

35. Which of the following statements is correct about IDBI Bank?
a) It is a public sector bank. b) It is a private sector bank.c) It is a foreign bank. 
d) It is a non-banking financial company.e) None of these 

36. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set a target of Rs 1.22 lakh cr for loans to be given by state-run banks under the PMMY. The term PMMY stands for Pradhan Mantri _______ Yojana.
a) Mudra b) Mandalc) Mahila d) Milke) Model 

37. Which of the following automakers in India launched country’s first quadricycle named ‘Qute’ recently?
a) Tata Motors b) Force Motorsc) Renault d) Bajaj Autoe) Mahindra & Mahindra 

38. India will host the first G4 summit since 2004 which is aimed at giving strong push to negotiation for UNSC reform. The members of G4 group include India, Japan, Germany and
a) South Africa b) Italyc) Indonesia d) South Koreae) Brazil 

39. David Granger is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries? About 40 per cent of the population of this country is of Indian descent.
a) Guyana b) St Vincentand the Grenadinesc) Suriname d) Venezuela
e) Trinidad and Tobago 

40. Ngultrum is the currency of which of the following countries?
a) Bhutan b) Malaysiac) Sri Lanka d) Thailande) Philippines 

41. The World Tourism Day is observed every year on
a) 21 Sep b) 26 Sepc) 27 Sep d) 28 Sepe) 29 Sep 

42. The Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a fund to support South-South cooperation and assist developing countries in implementing their post-2015 development agenda recently. The initial size of the fund will be
a) USD 500 mn b) USD 1 bnc) USD 1.5 bn d) USD 2 bne) USD 2.5 bn 

43. Who among the following won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Adelaide recently?
a) Peter Gilchrist b) Pankaj Advanic) Mike Russell d) Hamza Akbare) Geet Sethi 

44. Which of the following pairs won the women’s doubles title of the Guangzhou Open 2015 recently?
a) Julia Glushko and Rebecca Peterson b) Anna-Lena Friedsam and Monica Niculescu
c) Xu Shilin and You Xiaodi d) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingise) None of these 

45. The Indian Army will hold its largest ever multi-nation military exercise named the Field Training Exercise (FTX-2016) with 18 ASEAN plus nations in Mar 2016 in
a) Goa b) Vishakhapatnamc) Amritsar d) Ladakhe) Pune 

46. The UN General Assembly on 25 Sep adopted New Sustainable Development Agenda for the next 15 years. The agenda consists of _______ goals designed to end poverty and hunger by 2030.
a) 8 b) 17c) 21 d) 57e) 70 

47. What is the full form of the term FPI as used in banking/finance?
a) Foreign Partial Investor b) Foreign Preferential Investorc) Foreign Portfolio Investor 
d) Foreign Particular Investore) Foreign Private Investor 

48. According to the report prepared by the World Bank on 381 cities from developing countries worldwide, which city tops the list as the most polluted urban settlement?
a) Kabul b) Dhakac) Karachi d) Beijinge) New Delhi 

49. Yogi Berra, who died recently, was the _______ legend of the US.
a) baseball b) rugbyc) tennis d) poloe) golf 

50. Yuki Bhambri is associated with which of the following games
a) Boxing b) Snookerc) Golf d) Tennise) Squash 

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