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1. Who won the Panasonic Open India golf tournament in New Delhi recently?
1. Paul Peterson
2. Om Prakash Chouhan
3. SSP Chawrasia
4. Shiv Kapur
5. Ajeetesh Sandhu

2. Which of the following teams won the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 hockey title?
1. China
2. India
3. Japan
4. South Korea
5. Malaysia

3. In which country, 11 princes, 4-ministers and scores of former ministers were detained by anti-corruption body recently?
1. Saudi Arabia
2. Kuwait
3. UAE
4. Yemen
5. Bahrain

4. The Indian Army launched an independent and fully-integrated Joint Training Node (JTN) recently at Umroi cantonment in
1. Agartala, Tripura
2. Imphal, Manipur
3. Shillong, Meghalaya
4. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
5. Kohima, Nagaland

5. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visited India recently. Philippe is the present King of
1. Spain
2. Netherlands
3. Sweden
4. Denmark
5. Belgium

6. R Subramaniakumar is the present Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Indian Overseas Bank (IOB). The IOB has its headquarters in
1. Mumbai
2. Chennai
3. Kolkata
4. New Delhi
5. Gurugram

7. Who among the following has been named as the ambassador of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships?
1. MC Mary Kom
2.Laishram Sarita Devi
3. Priyanka Chopra
4. Vijender Singh
5. Shiva Thapa

8. The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad alHariri resigned recently. The capital city of Lebanon is
1. Yerevan
2. Hanoi
3. Nassau
4. Beirut
5. Baku

9. The host for the ‘Nobel Prize Series – India 2018 (Science Impacts Life)’ is
1. Hyderabad
2. Pondicherry
3. Goa
4. Vishakhapatnam
5. Lakshadweep

10. The World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed across the world on
1. 01 Nov
2. 05 Nov
3. 15 Nov
4. 25 Nov
5. 30 Nov

11. The price of the new series of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) has been fixed at
1. Rs 2,750 per gram
2.Rs 2,934 per gram
3. Rs 2,565 per gram
4.Rs 3,012 per gram
5. Rs 2,893 per gram

12. The host of the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup is
1. London
2. Paris
3. Tokyo
4. Kuala Lumpur
5. Manila

13. Who among the following has been designated as the new Finance Secretary?
1. Nripendra Misra
2. Rajiv Mehrishi
3. Arvind Subramanian
4. Hasmukh Adhia
5. Arvind Mayaram

14. India won how many medals in the Commonwealth Shooting Championships 2017
concluded recently?
1. 10
2. 15
3. 20
4. 25
5. 30

15. Tata Steel has established India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility at alinganagar Industrial Complex in Jajpur district of
1. Jharkhand
2. Karnataka
3. Andhra Pradesh
4. Chhattisgarh
5. Odisha

16. The Minister of State Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore visited which country recently to attend World Youth Forum at Sharam El Shiekh?
1. Greece
2. Egypt
3. Israel
4. Iran
5. UAE

17. Which bank has launched India’s first voice-based international remittance service in association with Apple?
1. SBI
2. HDFC Bank
3. ICICI Bank
4. Axis Bank
5. YES Bank

18.The annual ‘Balijatra’ festival was inaugurated recently on the banks of river Mahanadi in the state of
1. Odisha
2. West Bengal
3. Assam
4. Sikkim
5. Telangana

19. Aditi Ashok won the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi recently. She is a
1. shuttler
2. tennis player
3. pugilist
4. chess player
5. golfer

20.Which bank has made online transactions through RTGS and NEFT free of cost from Nov 1? Aditya Puri is the Managing Director of the bank.
1. Federal Bank
2. IndusInd Bank
3. Axis Bank
4. HDFC Bank
5. Kotak Mahindra Bank

21.________ has become the first man to take two hat-tricks in the same first-class cricket match.
1. Mitchell Starc
2. R Ashwin
3. Mitchell Johnson
4. Ravindra Jadeja
5. David Warner

22. The ride hailing app Ola has started a global partnership with which tech giant for building connected vehicle platform?
1. Google
2. TCS
3. Microsoft
4. Infosys
5. Oracle

23. In the proposed Rs 2.11 lakh-cr recapitalisation package for PSBs, what amount is to be infused from the Union Budget?
1. Rs 1.50 lakh cr
2. Rs 1.35 lakh cr
3. Rs 89,000 cr
4. Rs 58,000 cr
5. Rs 18,139 cr

24. Who among the following is the author of the book “Lincoln in the Bardo”?
1. Salman Rushdie
2. George Saunders
3. Jhumpa Lahiri
4. Junot Diaz
5. Zadie Smith

25.The 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meet was held recently in
1. Athens, Greece
2. Ankara, Turkey
3. London, UK
4. Bonn, Germany
5. Paris, France

26. India has contributed an additional million dollars to a UN partnership fund aimed at supporting sustainable development
1. developed world
2. developing world
3. oceans
4. poles
5. equator

27. India recently conducted a flight test of its long-range sub-sonic cruise missile named 
1. Nishchay
2. Nirbhik
3. Navik
4. Nirbhay
5. Nag

28. The joint military exercise “Sampriti-7” was held between the armies of India and which country recently?
1. Sri Lanka
2. Nepal
3. Myanmar
4. Maldives
5. Bangladesh

29. The 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships was held recently in 
1. Seoul, South Korea
2. Manila, Philippines
3. Brisbane, Australia
4. New Delhi, India
5. New York, US

30. The Sri Ranganathaswamy temple has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017. The temple is situated in the state of
1. Tamil Nadu
2. Karnataka
3. Kerala
4. Andhra Pradesh
5. Telangana

31.Who among the following won the women’s singles title in the Senior National Badminton Championship 2017?
1. PV Sindhu
2. Saina Nehwal
3. PC Thulasi
4. N Sikki Reddy
5. Ashwini Ponnappa

32.Guinea has become the new member of the International Solar Alliance. The capital city of Guinea is
1. Conakry
2. Belmopan
3. Nassau
4. Tirana
5. Luanda

33. India has signed a loan pact with the World Bank for US$ 119 mn for the higher education programme in
1. Jharkhand
2. Rajasthan
3. Maharashtra
4. Gujarat
5. Odisha

34._____ was recently included in the UNESCO Creative Cities list.
1. Madhubani
2. Aligarh
3. Chennai
4. Jaipur
5. Raipur

35.______ has won the ‘General Insurance Company of the Year’ award.
1. Star Health
2. HDFC Ergo
3. Apollo Munich
4. Max Bupa
5. IDBI Standard

36. The Paytm introduced BHIM UPI on its platform recently. The term UPI stands for
1. Unique Payments Interface
2. Unilateral Payments Interface
3. Uninterrupted Payments Interface
4. Unified Payments Interface
5. None of these

37. Who among the following won the men’s singles title in the Senior National Badminton Championship 2017?
1. HS Prannoy
2. Kidambi Srikanth
3. Sameer Verma
4. Ajay Jayaram
5. Parupalli Kashyap

38.Which state govt has inked an MOU with Intel and UST Global for transforming the state into an electronic hardware manufacturing hub?
1. Bihar
2. Rajasthan
3. Maharashtra
4. Andhra Pradesh
5. Kerala

39. Twitter has decided to introduce expanded word-limit for tweets which will be
1. 220-character
2. 240-character
3. 250-character
4. 280-character
5. 300-character

40. Guppy is the official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Womens World Boxing Championship. It is a/an
1. Asiatic lion
2. snow leopard
3. ox
4. one-horn rhino
5. black buck

41.Which Indian short film has won the Best Short Film Award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM)?
1. The School Bag
2. Black Mirror
3. That Day After Everyday
4. Rastaa
5. Bypass

42. Business leaders in which city expressed the highest confidence in their digital environment in a recent survey?
1. Tokyo
2. New Delhi
3. Mumbai
4. San Francisco
5. Bengaluru

43._______ won the gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships in the Light Flyweight category recently.
1. Kim Hyang Mi
2. Mary Kom
3. Alejandra Jimenez
4. Laishram Sarita Devi
5. Pinki Rani

44. The Price Stabalisation Fund (PSF) was created by the govt in 2015 with a corpus of
1. Rs 500 cr
2. Rs 1000 cr
3. Rs 1500 cr
4. Rs 2000 cr
5. Rs 2500 cr

45. India has been re-elected as the member of the UNESCO’s executive board. The UNESCO is headquartered at
1. London
2. New York
3. Paris
4. Geneva
5. Hague

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