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1. Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away recently, was the king of which country?
1) Thailand
2) Japan
3) Bhutan
4) Malaysia
5) None of these

2. India’s rank in the 2016 Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
1) 77th
2) 87th
3) 97th
4) 107th
5) None

3. Al Jazeera, English news channel, headquartered in
1) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2) Doha, Qatar
3) Abu Dhabi, UAE
4) Muscat, Oman
5) Baghdad, Iraq

4. Which country has the headquarters of International Court of Justice (ICJ)?
1) Switzerland
2) The Netherlands
3) Denmark
4) Germany
5) None

5. Which among the following is USA’s Independence day?
1) July 4
2) June 4
3) May 4
4) April 4
5) None of these

6. Who among the following is not associated with NITI Aayog?
1) Narendra Modi
2) Arvind Panagariya
3) Amitabh Kant
4) Arvind Subramanian
5) None of these

7. Who is the new (24th) Governor of RBI?
1) Raghuram Rajan
2) Urjit Patel
3) N.S.Vishwanathan
4) R.Gandhi
5) None of these

8. Name the country which has topped the list of 2016 World Investment Report?
1) USA
2) China
3) Brazil
4) Canada
5) India

9. Name the state which has redrawn its map by creating 21 new districts, recently?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Gujarat
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) None of these

10. Who is the new brand ambassador of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL), the corporate entity of Vizag Steel?
1) P.V.Sindhu
2) Sakshi Malik
3) Jitu Rai
4) Dipa Karmakar
5) None of these

11. WEF has announced which country as the safest place in the world on ‘Safety and Security’?
1) Finland
2) Qatar
3) UAE
4) India
5) None of these

12. The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on
1) 15 October
2) 16 October
3) 17 October
4) 24 October
5) None of these

13. Who will be the 9th Secretary General of UNO?
1) Trygve Lie
2) Kofi Annan
3) Ban Ki-moon
4) Antonio Guterres
5) None of these

14. Find the wrong one?
1) NPA : Non Performing Assets
2) IFSC : Inter Financial System Code
3) NEFT : National Electronic Funds Transfer
4) RTGS : Real Time Gross Settlement
5) IMPS : Immediate Payment Service

15. Joint military exercise ‘Indra-2016’ between India and….
1) USA
2) Russia
3) UK
4) China
5) None

16. Next Summer Olympic Games 2020 will be held in
1) Japan
2) Brazil
3) France
4) USA
5) None of these

17. Who was declared as the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy?
1) Yoshinori Ohsumi
2) William C. Campbell
3) Satoshi Omura
4) Tu Youyou
5) None of these

18. Which city hosted the 17th NAM summit (13-18 September, 2016)?
1) Porlamar, Venezuela
2) Shima, Japan
3) Hangzhou, China
4) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
5) Panaji, India

19. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize for physics?
1) David James Thouless
2) Duncan Haldane
3) John M. Kosterlitz
4) All of the above
5) None of these

20. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
1) Jean-Pierre Sauvage
2) Fraser Stoddart
3) Ben Feringa
4) All of the above
5) None of these

21. Who is the recipient of 2016 Nobel Peace Prize?
1) European Union
2) Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
3) Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
4) Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
5) Juan Manuel Santos

22. Who are the recipients of 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences?
1) Jean Tirole
2) Angus Deaton
3) Oliver Hart
4) Bengt R. Holmstrom
5) Both 3 & 4

23. 8th BRICS summit (15-16 October 2016) was held in Benaulim, Goa. 9th BRICS summit 2019 will be held in
1) Xiamen
2) Ufa
3) Fortaleza
4) Durban
5) None of these

24. Which of the following public sector bank was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1919?
1) State Bank of India
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Union Bank of India
4) Central Bank of India
5) None

25. Which of the following public sector company is not a Maharatna Company at present?
1) Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India
2) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Limited
3) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited
4) National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
5) Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

26. Which has won the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup by defeating Iran in a final by 38-29 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat?
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) South Korea
4) Thailand
5) None of these

27. Who has been awarded with the first International Prize in Statistics 2016?
1) Andrew Wiles
2) Jonathan Sacks
3) David Cox
4) Alejandro Aravena
5) None of these

28. India’s first railway university will be set up in which city?
1) Vadodara
2) Chennai
3) Kolkata
4) Indore
5) Kochi

29. The new political party announced by Irom Sharmila?
1) People’s Republic and Justice Alliance (PRJA)
2) People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA)
3) People’s Restoration and Justice Alliance (PRJA)
4) People’s Radical and Justice Alliance (PRJA)
5) None of these

30. United Nations formation day is observed on 
1) April 7
2) May 31
3) July 11
4) October 24
5) December 10

31. Who is the first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games and won a Silver medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in the shot put?
1) Sakshi Malik
2) Deepa Malik
3) Dipa Karmakar
4) Mary Kom
5) None of these

32. Who among the following is not represent  BRICS countries?
1) Michel Temer
2) Jacob Zuma
3) Xi Jinping
4) Barack Obama
5) Vladimir Putin

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