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1) Which statements are true about India’s first fully digital tribal colony in Kerala?
1. Nedumkayam colony in the Karulazhi panchayat in Malapuram District of Kerala became the first fully-digital tribal colony in the country
2. It is located about 400 kms from Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram
3. Declaration was made after adequate training for the entire tribal people of the colony in digital literacy and cashless transaction
4. The Adivasi colony at Nedumkayam has become the first tribal community in the country to go digital
a. All statements are true
b. On;y 1 & 2are true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. Only 1 & 4 are true

2) Chashma-III nuclear power plant is located in which country?
a. India
b. Bhutan
c. Pakistan
d. Bangladesh

3) The star of the 1952 classic “Singin’ in the Rain” is ……….?
a. John reynolds
b. Debbie Reynolds
c. Judy Garland
d. Juko garles reynolds

4) Former attorney general Soli Sorabjee was re-elected as president of India International centre cultural institution recently. Which statements are true about India International Centre?
1. India International centre inaugurated in 1962
2. Launched by then Vice President S. Radhakrishnan
3. Centre is called Triveni
4. It has three streams: intellectual, social and cultural
a. Only 1 & 2are true
b. Only 2 & 3 are true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. All statements are true


5) Which North Eastern state is hosting the 2022 National Games?
a. Manipur
b. Sikkim
c. Meghalaya
d. Nagaland

6) Name the cricketer who scored 45 boundaries and one six in 723 balls, breaking a 117 year old record?
a. Samit Gohel
b. Bobby ahel
c. Naresh addagatla
d. Nirup sharma

7) Viral V. Acharya was recently made the Deputy Governor of ………..?
a. SBI
b. Odisha
c. RBI
d. Tamilnadu

8) Which India cricketer was named on Cricket Australia’s ODI team of the year recently?
a. Virat kohli
b. Harbhajan singh
c. Ajinkya rahane
d. Rohith sharma

9) Which country launched a pair of high resolution remote sensing satellites on 28th Dec called Super View 1 01/02?
a. Japan
b. China
c. India
d. USA

10) Department of Post under the Ministry of Communications on 26th Dec 2016 released the special stamp on Gaya Prasad Katiyar. He was a?
a. Singer
b. Classical dancer
c. Freedom fighter
d. Fampus indian doctor

11) Which scientists have discovered a bacteria powered bio battery on a single sheet of paper that can power disposable electronics recently?
a. US
b. China
c. Japan
d. Australia

12) In which state, India’s first DigiDhan Mela was held?
a. Punjab
b. Haryana
c. UP
d. MP

13) Scientists have used the smallest possible bits of diamonds to assemble electrical wires just how many atoms wide. This could pave the way for fabrics that generate electricity?
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6


14) Name the real estate portal that has tied up with real estate major TATA Housing to create a digital marketing platform?
a. Real estate.com
b. Housing.com
c. Makaan .com
d. Ghar.com

15) The tourists that visited India in Dec 2016 are?
a. 6.78 lakh
b. 7.89 lakh
c. 8.91 lakh
d. 9.90 lakh

16) Which statements are true about India has successfully test fired Agni 5 on 26th Dec 2016?
1. This was the first test of the Agni-5 missile after India became a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime
2. The 17-metre long Agni-5 Missile weighs about 50 tonnes and is a very agile and modern weapon system
3. It has a technology of Ring Laser Gyro based Inertial Navigation System (RINS) and Micro Navigation system
4. It is the 4th developmental and 2nd canisterised trial of the missile
a. None of the statements are true
b. Only 1, 2 & 3 are true
c. All 1, 2, 3 and 4 are true
d. Only 2 & 4 are true

17) Who among the following has won the ITF Hong Kong F4 Futures, the first singles trophy of 2016?
a. Yuki Bhambri
b.Mahesh bhupathi
c. Leander Paes
d.Niiraj kulkarni

18) Odisha Government has decided to launch a new malaria control programme called?
a. Daman
b. Chaman
c. Laman
d. Vaman

19) Recently Which mobile app has been launched for speedy redressal of consumer issues?
a. Smart buyer
b. Smart consumer
c. Smart cutomer
d. Smart retailer

20) Which country has taken exception to the UN resolution on Palestinian territory recently?
a. Syria
b. Israel
c. Malaysia
d. None

21) The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given its much-awaited clearance to the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers (ILR) project which will benefit Uttar Pradesh and which state?
a. Madhya pradesh
b. Odisha
c. West bengal
d. Bihar

22) An autonomous robotic seafloor crawler set the new world record for distance and duration under sea. What is it called?
a. Centric rover
b. Tendy rover
c. Benthic rover
d.Malentin rover

23) In which regions for the first time scientists have discovered ammonia in the Earth’s lowest atmospheric layer.?
a. North India
b.Southeast china
c. North china
d. Both a & b

24) CO2 gas is not included in the new law to levy environmental tax on polluters in which country?
a. China
b. Japan
c. India
d. Indonesia

25) Dinanath Bhargava designed the lion capitol in the national emblem with 5 others. He beloned to which state?
a. AndhraPradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Karnataka

26) Which statements are true about our National Emblem of India?
1. Adopted: 26th Jan, 1950
2. Motto: Satyameva Jayate (Truth Alone Triumphs)
3. State Emblem is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath, preserved in the Varanasi Sarnath Museum in India
4. The emblem forms a part of the official letterhead of the Government of India and appears on all Indian currency as well
5. The usage of the emblem is regulated and restricted under State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2005. Sathyameva Jeyathe (English: Truth Alone Triumphs) is a quote from Mundaka Upanishad, the conclusion of the Hindu Vedas
a. On;y 1,2 are true
b. Only 2 & 4 are true
c. Only 3 & 4 are true
d. All 1,2,3,4 and 5 are true

27) ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch VehicleXl (PSLV-X1) lifts off around December 28 , 2017. Which of the following statements are true about PSLV?
a. It has been in service for over twent years. In 2008 it created a record for most number of satellites placed in orbit in one launch by launching 10 satellites into various Low Earth Orbits
b. It has launched various satellites for historic missions like chandrayaan, Mars orbiter mission, space capsule recovery experiment, IRNSS
c. Only a is true
d. Both a and b are true

28) Good Governance Day is being observed across India on 25th Dec 2016. It was established in ……….?
a. 2014
b. 2015
c. 2012
d. 2011

29) Which Organisation has successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from an Indian Air Force aircraft on 24th dec 2016?
a. ISRO
b. DRDO
c. DRDL
d. NGRI

30) Which country’s parliament has passed a law on 25th Dec 2016 that will levy  specific environmental protection taxes on industry for the first time from 2018, as part of a renewed focus on fending off the nation’s pollution woes.?
a. Japan
b. USA
c. China
d. Australia



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