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Post Date : 20/07/2017-

1. India signs Loan Agreement with the ………. for USD 36 Million for “Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Program”.
a) World Bank
b) International Monetary Fund
c) United Nations Organization
d) BRICS Bank

2. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the appointment of officials in the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC). Who has been appointed as chairman of NCSC?
a) Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria
b) L. Murugan
c) K. Ramulu
d) Dr. Yogendra Paswan

3. Who has been sworn in as the President of Serbia on 31st May 2017?
a) Tomislav Nikoli
b) Aleksandar Vucic
c) Milutin Mrkonji
d) Velimir Ili

4. India and Spain signed seven agreements, including on cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation. Who is the current Prime Minister of Spain?
a) Juan Carlos
b) Mariano Rajoy Brey
c) Francisco Franco
d) Miguel Cabanellas Ferre

5. The Base Year of the Index of Eight Core Industries has been revised from the year 2004-05 to ………. from April, 2017.
a) 2010-11
b) 2011-12
c) 2009-10
d) 2015-16

6. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ………. signed a $100 million loan to be guaranteed by the Government of India that will finance large solar rooftop systems on industrial and commercial buildings throughout India.
a) Punjab National Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) Reserve Bank of India
d) Bank of Baroda

7. The first of the six Scorpene submarines being built in India under technology transfer is likely to join the Navy by end of July. Six Scorpene submarines are being built under Project-75 by …..
a) Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL) with technology transfer from France
b) Visakhapatnam Docks Limited (VDL) with technology transfer from France
c) Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL) with technology transfer from USA
d) Mumbai Docks Limited (MDL) with technology  transfer from UK

8. Which of the following space organizations first mission to the sun and its outermost atmosphere, called Parker Solar Probe will explore the sun’s atmosphere in a mission that begins in the summer of 2018?
a) Indian Space Research Organisation
b) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
c) Israel Space Agency
d) Austrian Space Agency

9. Which among the following countries is a World leader in Milk Production for the past 15 years?
a) India
b) USA
c) UK
d) China

10. Which is the first State in India to have  developed an automatic public address system that can be activated along its entire coast?
a) West Bengal
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Kerala
d) Odisha

11. Which among the following organizations has received prestigious International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) titled “APQN Quality Award 2017 for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance”?
a) European Network Assessment and Accreditation Council
b) National Assessment and Accreditation Council
c) UK Assessment and Accreditation Council
d) USA Assessment and Accreditation Council

12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a road in Delhi has been renamed by whom among the following Russian Ambassador to India?
a) Sergei Borisovich Ivanov
b) Anton Eduardovich Vaino
c) Alexander Mikhailovich Kadakin
d) Vyacheslav Ivanovich Trubnikov

13. Which among the following country / countries is / are joined as full members to the Beijing-backed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in June 2017?
a) India
b) Pakistan
c) Russia
d) Both a and b

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