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1. Which of the following country has highest Foreign Exchange Reserves in the World?
1) China
2) Japan
3) Switzerland
4) Saudi Arabia

2. Consider the following statements about World Bank?
A. World Bank comprises IBRD and IDA.
B. World Bank Group comprises IBRD, IDA, IFC, MIGA and ICSID.
Which of the above statements is/are correct.
1) A only
2) B only
3) Both A & B
4) None of the above

3. Aparna Popat is associated with which of the following games?
1) Hockey
2) Cricket
3) Tennis
4) Badminton

4. Who is the new CEO of Prasar Bharti?
1) V.K.Saraswat
2) Bibek Debroy
3) Ramesh Chand
4) Shashi Shekhar Vempati

5. Which of the following is the only floating National Park in the world?
1) Keibul Lamjao National Park
2) Namdapha National Park
3) Kaziranga National Park
4) Bannerghatta National Park

6. Find the incorrect statement?
1) Ananya Vinay is an Indian-American student has won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition by successfully spelling “marocain”.
2) Real Madrid football club has won the 2017 UEFA Champions League football competition by defeating Juventus 4-1 in the final.
3) Telangana state has become the India’s first state to launch single-women pension scheme.
4) Brand finance in its 2017 report that lists India’s 100 most valuable brands has named Reliance as the most valuable brand in India at an estimated brand value of $13.1 billion.

7. As per Global Peace Index 2017, World’s most peaceful country?
1) Iceland
2) New Zealand
3) Portugal
4) Austria

8. Which country hosted 43rd G7 summit on 26-27 May 2017?
1) UK
2) Italy
3) France
4) Germany

9. Which country hosted Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) 2017?
1) Russia
2) China
3) India
4) None of these

10. Which of the following term is NOT associated with Cricket?
1) Free Hit
2) Googly
3) Night Watchman
4) Banana Kick

11. Which country is the 29th member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
1) South Sudan
2) Nauru
3) Afghanistan
4) Montenegro

12. Which of the following is correct regarding Global Peace Index 2017?
A. Global Peace Index (GPI) is the product of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP).
B. Iceland and Syria are in first and last positions out of 163 countries.
C. India’s rank is 137th. 
Which of the above statements is/are correct.
1) A only
2) B only
3) C only
4) All A, B & C

13. Name the new Prime Minister of Nepal?
1) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
2) Sher Bahadur Deuba
3) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
4) None of these

14. The Government of India has decided to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) with a new body HEERA which means
1) Higher Education Establishment Registration Agency
2) Higher Education Establishment Regulation Agency
3) Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency
4) None of these

15. India is not a member of ….
1) Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
2) Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN)
3) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
4) Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)

16. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council recently cleared the pending rules for the roll out of the new indirect tax regime from July 1. The GST rate for gold has been fixed at
1) 1 percent
2) 2 percent
3) 3 percent
4) 4 percent

17. Which Indian sportsperson has featured in the 2017 Forbes list of world’s highest paid athletes?
1) P.V.Sindhu
2) M.S.Dhoni
3) Sania Mirza
4) Virat Kohli

18. What does “S” stands for in MSF?
1) Service
2) Statutory
3) Securities
4) Standing

19. The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996. IDRBT is located in…..
1) Chennai
2) Bengaluru
3) Kolkata
4) Hyderabad

20. India is NOT member country of….
1) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
2) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
3) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
4) All of the above

21. Who are the winners of Men’s Doubles in French Open 2017?
1) Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus
2) Santiago Gonza lez and Donald Young
3) Rohan Bopanna and Robert Farah
4) None of these

22. Who are the winners of Women’s Doubles in French Open 2017?
1) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova
2) Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua
3) Gabriela Dabrowski and Anna-Lena Gronefeld
4) None of these

23. Who among the following is NOT a Tennis player?
1) Stanislas Wawrinka
2) Novak Wawrinka
3) Rafael Nadal
4) Magnus Carlsen

24. Who has been selected for France’s highest civilian award “Legion of Honour” for his outstanding contribution to cinema and theatre?
1) Soumitra Chatterjee
2) Shankha Ghosh
3) Raghuveer Chaudhari
4) None of these

25. Who is the author of the book “Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature”?
1) Sonia Gandhi
2) Rahul Gandhi
3) Jairam Ramesh
4) Manmohan Singh

26. Who is the recipient of 2017 Kalinga Literary Award?
1) Mahabaleshwar Sail
2) Haraprasad Das
3) Surinder Verma
4) None of these

27. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently took over the administration of which of the following insurance company?
1) Birla Sun Life
2) Sahara India Life Insurance
3) Tata AIG
4) LIC of India

28. Which of the following is correct regarding Vyas Samman?
A. Vyas Samman was first awarded in 1991.
B. It is awarded annually by the K.K.Birla Foundation.
C. Rishabh Jain is the recipient of 2017 Vyas Samman for his autobiography ‘aadhe adhure’.
1) A only
2) B only
3) C only
4) All A, B & C

29. The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on…..
1) 20 March
2) 20 April
3) 20 May
4) 20 June

30. How many Indian states share border with Pakistan?
1) 6
2) 5
3) 4
4) None of these

31. Which of the following countries represent E7 (Emerging 7) countries?
1) USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany,Italy and Japan.
2) India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.
3) China, India, Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey.
4) Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Japan and Argentina.

32. C.Narayana Reddy, died on 12 June 2017, was recipient of Jnanpith Award in……
1) 1986
2) 1988
3) 1990
4) None of these

33. Who became the first male tennis player and second person overall to win a single Grand Slam tournament 10 times?
1) Roger Federer
2) Novak Djokovic
3) Rafael Nadal
4) None of these

34. Which Indian state has highest number of child labourers, as per latest Child Rights and You (CRY) report 2017?
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Bihar
3) Maharashtra
4) None of these

35. Find the incorrect pair? (Tennis Player & Country)
1) Rafael Nadal : Spain
2) Jelena Ostapenko : Latvia
3) Stan Wawrinka : Germany
4) Simona Halep : Romania

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