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The book authored by the Vice President Hamid Ansari which was released recently – Citizen and Society
The person appointed as the chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India – Madhusudan Sahoo
The new ambassador of India to the US – Navtej Sarna
The venue of the 20th edition of India International Seafood Show – Visakhapatnam
 The Syrian aid group which won the prestigious Right Livelihood Award recently – White Helmets
The country with which India has signed the Euro 7.87-bn deal for Rafale fighter jets, equipped with latest missiles and weapon system – France
The former captain of India’s women’s hockey team who retired recently – Ritu Rani
The person who has topped the Forbes India Rich List 2016 – Mukesh Ambani
The new name of Delhi’s Race Course Road – Lok Kalyan Marg
The new Chief Justice of Kerala High Court – Mohan M Shantanagoudar
The new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court – Girish Chandra Gupta
 India’s most valuable brand on the BrandZ Top 50 list released by WPP Group recently – HDFC Bank

The Indian industrialist who was recently conferred the 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in business and philanthropy – Adi Godrej
The new name of Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
The person honoured with the annual LalitArpan Samman’ – Shubha Mudgal
The World Bank’s new Country Director for India – Junaid Ahmad
The surface-to-air missile developed with Israel which India test-fired recently – Barak-8
The Institute where the Param-Ishan supercomputing facility was launched recently – IIT, Guwahati
The next Ambassador of India to Sweden – Monika Kapil Mohta
The 22nd district of Haryana – Charkhi Dadri
The new chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) – Alka Sirohi
The person chosen by West Bengal govt for this year’s ‘Bangabibhushan’ award – Lata Mangeshkar
The person chosen for the prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016 – M Leelavathi
The country which launched its second space station Tiangong 2 recently – China
NASA’s spacecraft which is set to make final, closest observations of Saturn – Cassini
The 105-yr-old woman from Chhattisgarh who has been made Swachh Bharat Abhiyan mascot – Kunwar Bai
The indigenously built Indian Navy’s most advanced guided missile destroyer which was launched recently – INS Mormugao
The state where the World Bank will invest nearly `1,000 cr for improvement of inland waterways – Assam
The closed-ended plan launched by the LIC of India on the occasion of its diamond jubilee year – Bima Diamond
The venue of the three-day annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to be held starting 7 Oct – Washington
The UN’s new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking – Nadia Murad
The place where the Naropa festival, held every 12 years, was held recently – Ladakh
The newly appointed Executive Director of the Union Bank of India – Atul Kumar Goel
The newly appointed Chairman of the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India – VK Sharma
The actor appointed by the Uttar Pradesh govt as the brand ambassador of its flagship programme “Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojana” – Nawazuddin Siddiqui
The present President of the World Bank – Jim Yong Kim
The common name of Avian Influenza (H5N1) which India has been declared free from since 5 Sep 2016 – Bird flu
Winner of the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament held in Greater Noida – India Blue
The typhoon which hit China recently – Meranti
The new Prime Minister of Nepal who visited New Delhi recently – Pushpa Kamal Dahal
The javelin thrower who has become the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics as he won gold at the 2016 Rio Games recently – Devendra Jhajharia
The second state after Gujarat to achieve 100% electrification of households – Andhra Pradesh
The new CMD of Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) – Anoop Kumar Sharma
The insurer which brought the first IPO in the life insurance space in the country – ICICI Prudential Life
The two telecom biggies which have announced to merge – Reliance Communication and Aircel
The military exercise between China and Russia held recently – Joint Sea- 2016
The shot putter from Haryana who created history by becoming the first ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics – Deepa Malik
 The military training exercise between India and US held in Uttarakhand – Yudh Abhyas 2016
The film which won the Golden Lion for Best Film Award at the 73rd Venice Film Festival – Ang Babaeng Humayo
The districts that emerged as the cleanest in Plains and Hills respectively in India in the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year – Sindhudurg and Mandi
Winner of the 128th edition of Durand Cup football title – Army Green
Winner of the men’s singles title of the 2016 US Open – Stan Wawrinka –
Winner of the women’s singles title – Angelique Kerber
The new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan – Bykytzhan Sagintayev
The state where Solung festival was celebrated recently – Arunachal Pradesh
 The state which has bagged ‘Best Horticulture State’ award at the 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016 – Haryana
The Indian high jumper who won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics recently – Mariyappan Thangavelu
The venue of the recent 69th session of WHO Regional Committee Meeting of South East Asian region – Colombo
The asteroid whose samples were collected by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft – Bennu
 The weather satellite launched by ISRO recently through GSLV rocket – INSAT-3DR
The state adjudged as the cleanest among 26 states in the sanitation survey conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) – Sikkim
The bank which has announced the deployment of ‘Software Robotics’ in over 200 business processes across various functions – ICICI Bank
The bank which deferred its $1-bn equity raising plan recently – YES Bank
The newly-appointed part-time Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) – J Satyanarayana
The state where the Apatani tribe is found in India – Arunachal Pradesh
India’s new ambassador to Algeria – Satbir Singh
The joint military exercise held between India and Kazakhstan recently – Prabal Dostyk -16
The first river island district of India which has been declared the largest river island in the world by Guinness World Records – Majuli
The Indian film which was conferred the Best Film award at the 1st BRICS Film Festival which concluded in New Delhi recently – Thithi
WHO officially issued certificates to India recognising the elimination of – Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus and Yaws
The first foreign govt entity to issue a masala bond by floating `500 cr rupee-denominated overseas bonds – British Columbia, Canada
The venue of the recently held 11th G20 Summit – Hangzhou, China
The venue of the 12th G20 summit to be held in 2017 – Hamburg, Germany
The venue of the recently held 14th ASEAN-INDIA Summit – Vientiane, Laos
The Indian-origin girl who was recently crowned as Miss Japan – Priyanka
Yoshikawa The new brand ambassador for state tourism of Arunachal Pradesh – John Abraham
The nation which was recently certified by WHO as free of malaria – Sri Lanka
The cricketer appointed as brand ambassador for anti-liquor and drug campaign by the Kerala govt – Sachin Tendulkar
Winner of the 2016 Italian Grand Prix F1 championship – Nico Rosberg
The state where the Ankasamudra tank was declared as a bird conservation reserve recently – Karnataka
 The first Asian to be awarded the prestigious “Heritage Heroes Award” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently – Bibhuti Lahkar
The Kerala institute which has won the Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy – Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Malappuram
The noted poet of Odia chosen for the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his poetry work “Jeje Dekhi” – Hrushikesh Mallick
The tropical storm that hit Japan recently – Namtheun

The women tennis player who created history by setting a record of most number of Grand Slam matches won by a woman in the Open era – Serena Williams 


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