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1. Who is the 44th Chief Justice of India?
1) Justice H.L.Dattu
2) Justice T.S.Thakur
3) Justice J.S.Khehar
4) S.H. Kapadia
5) None of these

2. The new Prime Minister of Italy?
1) Justin Trudeau
2) Theresa May
3) Malcolm Turnbull
4) Bernard Cazeneuve
5) Paolo Gentiloni

3. Which international personality has topped the 2016 World’s Most Powerful People list of Forbes?
1) Donald Trump
2) Vladimir Putin
3) Xi Jinping
4) Narendra Modi
5) None of these

4. Antonio Guterres, who has been sworninas the 9th Secretary General of the United Nations, is the former Prime Minister of which country?
1) Portugal
2) South Korea
3) Ghana
4) Egypt
5) None

5. What is the theme of 2016 Human Rights Day (HRD)?
1) “Celebrating twenty years working for your rights”
2) “Every day is Human Rights Day”
3) “Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always.”
4) “Stand up for someone’s rights today!”
5) None of these

6. What is the India’s rank in the 2016 Global Terrorism Index (GTI)?
1) 6th
2) 7th
3) 8th
4) 9th
5) None

7. Which committee has recently submitted its final report on digital payments to Union Government?
1) Arvind Panagariya committee
2) Arvind Subramanian Committee
3) R.M.Lodha Committee
4) Ratan Watal committee
5) None of these

8. Who has been named as the Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2016?
1) Angel Merkel
2) Narendra Modi
3) Donald Trump
4) Hillary Clinton
5) None of these

9. The new Chief of Indian Army?
1) General Dalbir Singh
2) General Bipin Rawat
3) Admiral Sunil Lanba
4) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
5) None of these

10. Who is Bill English?
1) The Prime Minister of Australia
2) The Prime Minister of New Zealand
3) The Prime Minister of United Kingdom
4) The Prime Minister of Italy
5) The Prime Minister of Canada

11. The Host City for G20 summit 2016?
1) Shanghai
2) Beijing
3) Shenzen
4) Guangzhou
5) Hangzhou

12. Who is Juan Manuel Santos?
1) The recipient of 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
2) The recipient of 2016 Nobel Literature Prize
3) The recipient of 2016 Nobel Economics Prize
4) The recipient of 2016 Nobel Medicine Prize
5) None of these

13. Match the following?
International Financial Institution                     Head Quarter
     A. World Bank                                           (i) Shanghai
     B. Asian                                                     (ii) Washington,D.C. Development Bank
     C. Asian Infrastructure                              (iii) Manila Investment Bank
     D. New Development Bank                          (iv) Beijing
A B C D
1) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
2) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
3) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
4) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
5) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)

14. Find the correct statements from the following?
A. Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons.
B. As of 2016 the NSG has 48 members.
C. India is the member of NSG.
D. The NSG Chair for 2015-2016 is Argentina.
1) A, B & C
2) B, C & D
3) C, D & A
4) A, B & D
5) None of these

15. 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was won by..
1) Australia
2) India
3) New Zealand
4) Malaysia
5) None

16. Who is Gianni Infantino?
1) The President of IOC
2) The President of FIFA
3) The President of ICC
4) The President of FIDE
5) The President of FIH

17. Which of the following completed 60 years of formation in 2016?
1) State Bank of India
2) Life Insurance Corporation
3) Food Corporation of India
4) National Housing Bank
5) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development

18. Name the Prime Minister of Nepal?
1) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
2) Nanda Kishor Pun
3) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
4) Sushila Karki
5) None of these

19. Who won the first gold medal awarded at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics?
1) Virginia Thrasher
2) Fehaid Al-Deehani
3) Michael Phelps
4) P.V.Sindhu
5) Sakshi Malik

20. According to Census 2011, the highest decadal growth rate of population is in..
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Meghalaya
3) Nagaland
4) Sikkim
5) None

21. Identify the non-constitutional body (bodies) given below?
A. Finance Commission of India
B. Election Commission of India
C. Inter State Council D. NITI Aayog
E. National Development Council
1) A, B & C
2) B, C & D
3) A, B, C & D
4) D & E
5) None of these

22. Forbes Magazine Most powerful Woman 2016?
1) Angela Merkel
2) Hillary Clinton
3) Janet Yellen
4) Melinda Gates
5) None of these

23. Which is top company in the Fortune Global 500 list of year 2016?
1) Walmart
2) State Grid
3) CNPC
4) Sinopec Group
5) None of these

24. Who was the nominee of Democratic party for Vice President of the United States in the 2016 election?
1) Hillary Clinton
2) Tim Kaine
3) Donald Trump
4) Mike Pence
5) None of these

25. The Chief Guest of 2017 Republic Day of India?
1) Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
2) Francois Hollande
3) Barack Obama
4) Shinzo Abe
5) None of these

26. Organisation for the Prohibition of Che mical Weapons (OPCW) is located in
1) The Hague
2) Geneva
3) Vienna
4) Rome
5) Brussels

27. 2016 Nobel Literature Prize
recipient is Bob Dylan, is from
1) Mexico 2) Canada
3) Brazil 4) France 5) USA

28. Jayalalitha became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu first time in.
1) 1991
2) 2001
3) 2002
4) 2011
5) 2015

29. Guoni Th. Johannesson is the President of
1) Norway
2) Sweden
3) Finland
4) Iceland
5) Ireland

30. Who is Anil Agarwal?
1) The Chairman of Reliance
2) The Chairman of Arcelor Mittal
3) The Chairman of Vedanta Resources
4) The Chairman of Bharti Enterprises
5) The Chairman of Aditya Birla Group

31. At present Largest Associate bank of SBI:
1) State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ)
2) State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)
3) State Bank of Mysore (SBM)
4) State Bank of Patiala (SBP)
5) State Bank of Travancore(SBT)

32. The number of member countries in SAARC:
1) 7
2) 8
3) 9
4) 10
5) None of these


33. Rajeev Rishi is the current Chairman of..
1) Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
2) Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
3) National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
4) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
5) None of these

34. V.K.Sharma is the Chairman of
1) SBI
2) IOC
3) ONGC
4) NTPC
5) LIC

35. RBI introduced KYC guidelines for all banks in
1) 2002
2) 2004
3) 2006
4) 2008
5) None of these

36. Which organization releases Human Development Report?
1) UNDP
2) WEF
3) IMF
4) World Bank
5) WTO

37. In OPEC, E stands for
1) Economic
2) Energy
3) Exporting
4) Enable
5) Essential

38. Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is known as bank for central banks . BIS was established in
1) 1919
2) 1930
3) 1944
4) 1945
5) None of these

39. Which of the following terms not associated with Tennis?
1) Ace
2) Deuce
3) Smash
4) Ground Stroke
5) Castling

40. Who is Bibek Debroy?
1) The Chairman of NITI Aayog
2) The Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog
3) The CEO of NITI Aayog
4) The Full Time Member of NITI Aayog
5) None of these

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