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1) Lanura becomes first cashless village of which state?
a. Tamilnadu
b. Jammu & kashmir
c. Uttarpradesh
d. Madhya pradesh

2) Delhi Communique has been issued at the which edition BRICS Health Ministers Meet recently?
a. 5th
c. 6th
d. 7th

3) The first Humsafar train was launched in the month Dec 2016 in which state?
a. Uttar pradesh
b. Uttarkhand
c. Jharkhand
d. Bihar

4) Which among the following statements are true about goodwill ambassador of UNICEF?
1. Actor Priyanka Chopra has been appointed as United Nations Children’s Fund’s latest Global Goodwill Ambassador.
2. The honour was conferred on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the UN body in NY.
3. Priyanka is also UNICEF’s National Ambassador since 2010 with the responsibility of working on child rights and adolescence
4. Other UNICEF goodwill ambassadors include Orlando Bloom, Jackie Chan, Ishmael Beah, Kodjo and Femi Kuti.
a. Only 1& 2 are true
b. Only 2& 3 are true
c. Only 3& 4 are true
d. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true

5) Which of the following statements are true about Heimlich manoeuvre?
1. Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, the thoracic surgeon and medical genius who developed the anti choking technique that has been credited with saving an estimated 100,000 lives, died on 17th Dec 2016
2. He was a professor of clinical sciences at Xavier University in Cincinnati and president of the Heimlich Institute
3. The Heimlich manoeuvre was first proposed in the 1970s when choking on food or foreign objects were the sixth leading cause of accidental death in America. State and federal authorities endorsed the technique.
4. In 1984, Dr Heimlich won the Albert Lasker Public Service Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious medical science prizes.
a. 1 & 2 are true
b. 2 & 3 are true
c. 3 & 4 are true
d. All are true

6) Who is the new army chief , who was appointed on 17th dec 2016?
a. Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat
b. Lt. Gen. Pravakshi sinha
c. Lt Gen P N hariz
d. Lt. Gen Biswender singh

7) Who among the following is Next IB Chief?
a. Rajiv misra
b. Rajiv jain
c. Rajeev nedunt
d. Rahul misra

8) The 5th edition of the India-Arab Partnership Conference concluded on 15 December 2016 in?
a. Muscat
b. New delhi
c. Agra
d. Dubai

9) The newly appointed industry director of Face book India is?
a. Sundar pichai
b. Pulkit trivedi
c. Nikesh malgai
d. Mahdhesh manjan

10) The Indian Space Research Organization in Dec 2016 signed an agreement with a consortium of how many companies to deliver India’s first industry-built satellite by late 2017.?
a. 6
b. 7
c. 8
d. 9

11) Cristiano Ronaldo has won the esteemed 2016 Ballon d’Or award. He belongs to which country?
a. Portuguese
b. Spain
c. Britain
d. Canada

12) Pankaj Advani has won the World Billiard’s title for 11th time. Among the following which statements are true more about him?
1. World Billiards Championship title for 8 times viz., 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016
2. IBSF World Snooker Champion in 2003 and 2015. World Team Billiards Championship in 2014
3. Gold medals in 2006 and 2010 Asian Games that were held in Doha and Guangzhou respectively. Asian Billiards Championship for 5 times and Australian Open in 2008
4. 24 titles at the national level in various formats of the game. Awarded Padma Shri (2009) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2006
a. Only 2 & 3 are true
b. Only 1 & 3 true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. All 1,2,3,4 true

13) How much percent of the potential forest area for the community governance has been recognized in India?
a. 5
b. 6
c. 2
d. 3

14) Name the severe cyclone began its landfall in Chennai, Northern TN on 12th Dec 2016?
a. Laila
b. Majnu
c. Vardah
d. Kokot

15) Which of the following statements are true about international mountain day?
1. The International Mountain Day 2016 was observed across the world on 11 December 2016 with the theme Mountain Cultures: Celebrating Diversity and Strengthening Identity’.
2. Mountains cover around 22% of the earth’s land surface and play important role in moving the world towards sustainable economic growth
3. Viewed as homes of deities in several cultures For example: Mount Kenya (God Ngai’s abode), Andes (Inca
4. UNESCO states 376 of the 669 biosphere reserves contain mountain ecosystems
a. Only 1 & 2 are true
b. Only 2& 3 are true
c. Only 1& 3 are true
d. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true

16) Joko widodo is the first president of which country to visit India?
a. Myanmar
b. Malaysia
c. Indonesia
d. Cuba

17) Former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres was sworn in as?
a. 9th UN Chief
b. 10th UNSG
c. 9th UNSG
d. Both a & c are true

18) Scientists of which country have discovered Nano ceramic material to produce safer economical nuclear reactors?
a. US
b. UK
c. UAE
d. North Korea

19) Which of the following statements are true about Human rights Day?
1. Human Rights Day is commemorated every year all over the world on 10th of December
2. It was first announced to be celebrated every year by the UNGA on 10th of December in 1948.
3. Human rights day was officially established in the meeting of United Nations General Assembly on 4th of December in 1950.
4. The theme for Human Rights Day 2016 is “Stand up for someone’s rights today”
a. Only 1& 2 are true
b. Only 2& 3 are true
c. Only 1 & 3 are true
d. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true

20) A deep water port by India in the region Sittwe is ready for launch. In which country is this region?
a. Malaysia
b. Myanmar
c. Bhutan
d. Bangladesh

21) In which Indian state is Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, which is set to become the biggest cricket stadium in the world?
a. Gujarath
b. Bihar
c. Madhya pradesh
d. Uttarpradesh

22) Among the following , Identify the online food takeaway service (one of EU’s biggest startups) acquired Food panda?
a. Delivery Hero
b. Zomato
c. Fassos
d. Yelp

23) Which country has launched a new weather satellite Fengyun-4 recently?
a. Japan
b. India
c. China
d. USA

24) The world’s longest tunnel operating is in which country?
a. France
b. Switzerland
c. China
d. Japan

25) Name the initiative that was launched by president Pranab mukherjee on his 81st birthday?
a. 100 billion for 100 million
b. 100 million for 100 million
c. 10 billion for 10 billion
d. 100 billion for 100 billion

26) Which of the following statements are true about the usage of Polymer substrate in printing plastic currency notes in India?
1. The average life span of plastic notes is around 5 years
2. These notes are difficult to imitate
3. Currency notes made of plastic are cleaner than paper ones
4. These type of notes were first introduced in Australia to guard against counterfeiting
a. 1 & 2
b. 2 & 3
c. 1& 3
d. 1, 2, 3 & 4

27) Which of the following statements are true about Food Safety and Standards Authority of India issuing an advisory of deciding to ban the use of newspapers for wrapping and packing food items?
1. Newspaper ink can contaminate food items leading to serious health concerns
2. Cancer related complications can result from the use of newspaper as a food packaging material.
3. India has the 2nd largest food retail industry in the world 
4. 97% of the Indian food retail industry is unorganised
a. Only 1& 3 are true
b. Only 2& 3 are true
c. All 1,2,3 & 4 are true
d. Only 3 is true

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