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1. ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 won by…
1) England
2) India
3) South Africa
4) Australia

2. 105th Indian Science Congress 2018 to be held in
1) Osmania University, Hyderabad
2) S.V.University, Tirupati
3) University of Mysore, Mysore
4) University of Mumbai, Mumbai

3. Find the wrong pair?
1) National Voters Day : January 25
2) National Science Day : February 28
3) National Mathematics Day : March 22
4) National Civil Services Day : April 21

4. Name the largest economy in the European Union (EU)?
1) United Kingdom
2) France
3) Germany
4) None of these

5. Which union ministry has launched an online complaint system “sexual harassment e-box” at workplace?
1) Ministry of Home Affairs
2) Ministry of Law and Justice
3) Ministry of Women and Child Development
4) Ministry of Human Resource Development

6. The United Nations declared 2017 as…..
1) International Year of Family Farming
2) International Year of Soils
3) International Year of Pulses
4) International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

7. Nobel Prizes are awarded every year in …..
1) 5 categories
2) 6 categories
3) 7 categories
4) 8 categories

8. Find the Indirect Tax?
1) Income Tax
2) Corporate Tax
3) Gift Tax
4) Goods and Service Tax

9. National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was founded in
1) 1998
2) 1999
3) 2000
4) None of these

10. At present member nations of NATO?
1) 27
2) 28
3) 29
4) None of these

11. Who is associated with Bachpan Bachao Andolan?
1) Medha Patkar
2) Anna Hazare
3) Baba Amte
4) Kailash Satyarthi

12. Income Tax Day observed every year in India on…..
1) June 29
2) July 24
3) August 29
4) September 15

13. Which country has recently declared total independence from IMF and World Bank (WB)?
1) North Korea
2) South Korea
3) Bolivia
4) Myanmar

14. Who is Takehiko Nakao?
1) The President of New Development Bank
2) The President of Asian Development Bank
3) The President of World Bank
4) The President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

15. Who is the captain of Indian Cricket Team in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017?
1) Harmanpreet Kaur
2) Poonam Raut
3) Rajeshwari Gayakwad
4) Mithali Raj

16. Mossack Fonseca & Co., a law firm and corporate service provider, belongs to
1) Mauritius
2) Trinidad and Tobago
3) Jamaica
4) Panama

17. Ram Nath Kovind, the 14th President of India, assumed office on…..
1) 24 July 2017
2) 25 July 2017
3) 26 July 2017
4) 27 July 2017

18. Who was conferred with the Japan’s imperial decoration ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award for his contribution to fostering Japan-India ties?
1) Veerappa Moily
2) Shashi Tharoor
3) Ashwani Kumar
4) None of these

19. Rahul Chaudhari is associated with which sport?
1) Billiards
2) Hockey
3) Shooting
4) Kabaddi

20. Who among the following person is NOT associated with BRICS countries?
1) Mauricio Macri
2) Vladimir Putin
3) Jacob Zuma
4) Xi Jinping

21. Which of the following is correct regarding Grand Slim (Tennis) 2017?
1) Roger Federer (Switzerland) is the winner of Men’s Singles in Australia Open 2017, by defeating Rafael Nadal (Spain).
2) Rafael Nadal (Spain) is the winner of Men’s Singles in French Open 2017, by defeating Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland).
3) Roger Federer (Switzerland) is the winner of Men’s Singles in Wimbledon Open 2017, by defeating Marin Cilic (Croatia).
4) All of the above

22. Who is the ambassador for Central Government’s flagship Skill India campaign, with the National Skill Development Corporation?
1) Amitabh Bachchan
2) Shah Rukh Khan
3) Priyanka Chopra
4) None of these

23. Match the following?
A. Amazon.com             (i) Mary Barra
B. General Motors         (ii) Jeff Bezos
C. IBM                           (iii) Larry Ellison
D. Orcale                       (iv) Mark Corporation Zuckerberg
E. Facebook                   (v) Ginni Rometty
1) (v) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
2) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v)
3) (i) (iii) (v) (ii) (iv)
4) (ii) (i) (v) (iii) (iv)

24. Shikha Sharma is the MD & CEO of……
1) Kotak Mahindra
2) AXIS Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) ICICI Bank

25. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee headed by…
1) Arvind Subramanian
2) Arvind Panagariya
3) Ajit Kumar Doval
4) Nand Kishore Singh (N. K. Singh)

26. The 18th Anniversary of ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ was observed recently on…..
1) 24 July
2) 25 July
3) 26 July
4) 27 July

27. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is head quartered at..
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Chennai
4) Hyderabad

28. Mayawati is resigned from Rajya Sabha recently. She is the national President of …..
1) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
2) Samajwadi Party (SP)
3) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
4) All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)

29. The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by…..
1) World Trade Organisation (WTO)
2) World Economic Forum (WEF)
3) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
4) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

30. Which of the following is a nodal statutory agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health in India through the regulation and supervision of food safety?
1) FICCI
2) FIPO
3) FSSAI
4) None of these

31. Which of these are payment banks in India?
1) Airtel Payments Bank
2) Paytm Payments Bank
3) India Post Payments Bank
4) All of the above

32. Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017, the world’s largest conference on cyber space and related issues, will be held in November 2017 in..
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Bengaluru
4) Hyderabad

33. What is the ‘Malabar Exercise 2017’?
1) It is the naval exercise amongst USA, UK and India.
2) It is the naval exercise amongst Russia, Japan and India.
3) It is the naval exercise amongst USA, Japan and South Korea.
4) It is the naval exercise amongst USA, India and Japan.

34. Which country faced highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016? (According to the Country Report on Terrorism released by the US State Department)
1) Iraq
2) Afghanistan
3) India
4) Pakistan

35. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ethiopia) is the Director General of………
1) WTO
2) WHO
3) ILO
4) WEF

36. Find the correct statement?
1) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved sale of government’s 51.11% stake along with management control in HPCL to ONGC.
2) The Union Ministry of Rural Development launched Aarambh mobile app for performance based maintenance contracting and community contracting for maintenance of rural roads.
3) The Union Ministry of Earth Science has launched Sagar Vani, an integrated information dissemination system that will serve the coastal community, especially the fishermen community with the advisories and alerts towards their livelihood as well as their safety at Sea.
4) All of the above

37. Name the trophies/Cups which are associated with Tennis?
1) Davis Cup
2) Hopman Cup
3) Fed Cup
4) All of the above

38. The current Central Vigilance Commissioner of India?
1) K.K.Venugopal
2) K.V.Chowdary
3) Achal Kumar Jyoti
4) R.K.Mathur

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