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1. Which is the first foreign country visited by Donald Trump after becoming the President of the United States of America?
1) Saudi Arabia
2) Israel
3) Italy
4) Iceland
5) Finland
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2. Who was re-elected as President of Iran on May 19, 2017?
1) Ebrahim Raisi
2) Hassan Rouhani
3) Eshaq Jahangiri
4) Mostafa Mir-Salim
5) None of these
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3. Mumbai Indians defeated which of the following teams in the final to win the 2017 Indian Premier League title?
1) Kolkata Knight Riders
2) Sun Risers Hyderabad
3) Rising Pune Supergiant
4) Delhi Daredevils
5) Gujarat Lions
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4. “Sagarmatha Friendship 2017” is the name of the first ever joint military exercise between Nepal and which of the following countries? (It was held in April 2017)
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) USA
4) China
5) Mongolia
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5. The second Scorpene class submarine was launched on January 12, 2017. What is its name?
1) INS Virat
2) INS Vikrant
3) INS Khanderi
4) INS Sindhughosh
5) None of these
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6. Who is the Union Minister of Food Processing Industries?
1) Ram Vilas Paswan
2) Dharmendra Pradhan
3) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
4) Narendra Singh Tomar
5) Anupriya Patel
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7. Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India. It is located in?
1) Assam
2) Manipur
3) Tripura
4) Nagaland
5) None of these
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8. ‘Sitalpati’ or cool mat has been recognized as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. It is from Cooch Behar district in?
1) Bihar
2) Odisha
3) Chhattisgarh
4) West Bengal
5) Jharkhand
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9. Who is the author of the book “Safeguarding India: Essays on Governance and Security”?
1) R.K. Raghavan
2) Ranjit Sinha
3) N.N. Vohra
4) Amar Pratap Singh
5) Jagmohan
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10. India’s first transgender school, named Sahaj International, was opened recently in which of the following States?
1) Kerala
2) Tamilnadu
3) Maharashtra
4) West Bengal
5) Andhrapradesh
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11. Which of the following programs is aimed at skilling Indians seeking employment abroad?
1) PKVY
2) PMAY
3) PMKSY
4) PMJDY
5) SSY
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12. What is the theme of the 2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas?
1) Connecting Generations
2) Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora
3) Engaging Indian Diaspora
4) Connecting Continents
5) None of these
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13. Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS) is the oldest bank in the world. It is headquartered in?
1) Spain
2) France
3) Italy
4) Germany
5) Netherlands
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14. CNES is the space agency of which of the following countries?
1) Italy
2) Sweden
3) Norway
4) France
5) Germany
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15. The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) is located in which of the following cities?
1) Seoul, South Korea
2) Copenhagen, Denmark
3) Beijing, china
4) Suva, Fiji
5) Valetta, Malta
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16. Which of the following became the first country in the world to switch off FM radio in January 2017?
1) Norway
2) UK
3) Australia
4) USA
5) Singapore
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17. The 13th Chitwan Elephant Festival was held in December 2016 in which of the following countries?
1) Bhutan
2) Nepal
3) Sri Lanka
4) Bangladesh
5) India
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18. Which State has launched “Atal Amrit Abhiyan”, a health insurance scheme, on December 25, 2016?
1) Rajasthan
2) Gujarat
3) Assam
4) Jharkhand
5) Haryana
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19. State Bank of India has adopted Shirki village for driving Aadhaar based merchant payments.
Shirki village is in?
1) West Bengal
2) Punjab
3) Maharashtra
4) Goa
5) None of these
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20. The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the?
1) WTO
2) IMF
3) WEF
4) OECD
5) World Bank
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21. What is the ratio of Reliance Industries Limited and State Bank of India in the Jio Payments Bank?
1) 50 : 50
2) 60 : 40
3) 80 : 20
4) 70 : 30
5) 90 : 10
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22. In a medium enterprise the investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs.5 crores but does not exceed?
1) Rs. 8 crores
2) Rs.10 crores
3) Rs.12 crores
4) Rs.15 crores
5) Rs.20 crores
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23. The World Employment and Social Outlook is a report released by which of the following organizations?
1) FAO
2) UNEP
3) ILO
4) UNDP
5) UNCTAD
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24. The 20th National Conference one – Governance was held in January 2017 in?
1) New Delhi
2) Bangalore
3) Mumbai
4) Visakhapatnam
5) Hyderabad
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25. The Experts Group on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) submitted its report to the Ministry of Rural Development. Who is the Chairman of this Group?
1) Sumit Bose
2) Himanshu
3) Mahendra Dev
4) Amarjeet Sinha
5) Manoranjan Kumar
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26. India Innovation Index was launched in February 2017. It is a joint initiative of NITI Aayog, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and?
1) FICCI
2) ASSOCHAM
3) CII
4) NASSCOM
5) None of these
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27. Which country will be associated with the development of Chennai, Ahmadabad and Varanasi as smart cities?
1) Japan
2) Germany
3) UK
4) USA
5) South Korea
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28. What is India’s rank among 118 countries in the 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index?
1) 89
2) 85
3) 99
4) 92
5) 86
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29. Which country topped the 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)?
1) Switzerland
2) Singapore
3) UK
4) USA
5) Sweden
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30. Which country topped the 2017 Inclusive Development index (IDI) among the developing
countries?
1) Costa Rica
2) Chile
3) Lithuania
4) Panama
5) Latvia
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31. Which is the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens an unconditional monthly sum? (The scheme began on January 1, 2017)
1) Finland
2) UK
3) Sweden
4) Norway
5) Bulgaria
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32. Where was the World Bhojpuri Conference held recently?
1) New Delhi
2) Varanasi
3) Bhopal
4) Indore
5) Patna
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33. Abdul Halim Jaffar Khan passed away on January 4, 2017. He was a renowned?
1) Tabla player
2) Flutist
3) Sitar player
4) Sarod player
5) None of these
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34. The foundation stone was laid for setting up India’s first 2G (Second Generation) Ethanol Bio-refinery in which of the following places on December 25, 2016?
1) Rohtak, Haryana
2) Karnal, Haryana
3) Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
4) Bathinda, Punjab
5) Ajmer, Rajasthan
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35. Who is the author of the book “Olympus: An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths”?
1) Devdutt Pattanaik
2) Ramachandra Guha
3) Amish Tripathi
4) Amitav Ghosh
5) None of these
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36. Which private bank has launched interactive humanoid called IRA (Intelligent Robotic Assistant)?
1) ICICI Bank
2) Axis Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) Yes Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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37. Who won the Australian Open men’s singles tennis title in Melbourne on January 29, 2017?
1) Rafael Nadal
2) Stanislas Wawrinka
3) Novak Djokovic
4) Roger Federer
5) Andy Murray
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38. Whom did Serena Williams defeat in the final of the 2017 Australian Open tennis women’s singles?
1) Angelique Kerber
2) Petra Kvitova
3) Maria Sharapova
4) Venus Williams
5) None of these
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39. Alphonce Felix Simbu won the Mumbai Marathon in January 2017. He belongs to?
1) Kenya
2) Senegal
3) Tanzania
4) South Africa
5) South Sudan
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40. Who won the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championship
in Lucknow in January 2017?
1) Ashwini Ponnappa
2) Gregoria Mariska
3) Saina Nehwal
4) P.V. Sindhu
5) Carolina Marin
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