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Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to draft its own internal security legislation?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Gujarat
(C) Punjab
(D) Assam
(E) Arunachal Pradesh

Who among the following is India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist?

(A) MaryKom
(B) Saina Nehwal
(C) Abhinav Bindra
(D) Pullela Gopichand
(E) Karnam Malleswari

The DIPP is all set to launch a nation-wide awareness campaign on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The term DIPP stands for

(A) 1 ) Department of Internal Policy and Priorities
(B) Department of international Policy and Promotion
(C) Department of Intervention Policy and Promotion
(D) Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
(E) None of these

The Union Cabinet has approved creation of a PDF to catalyse Indian economic presence in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Here, the term PDF stands for

(A) Proposed Development Fund
(B) Preferential Development Fund
(C) Project Development Fund
(D) Potential Development Fund
(E) None of these

“Vietnam Veedu’ Sundaram passed away recently. He was a veteran

(A) music director
(B) singer
(C) classical dancer
(D) film director
(E) painter

What is the repo rate after the recent (9 Aug) monetary policy review issued by the RBI?

(A) 6 per cent
(B) 6.25 percent
(C) 6.50 per cent
(D) 6.75 percent
(E) 7 per cent

The CEEA has given its approval for the development of Advanced Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) tech for thermal power lants and has approved a one-time grant of

(A) Rs400cr
(B) Rs500cr
(C) Rs700cr
(D) Rs900cr
(E) Rs1000cr

In the case of a ‘Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account- Small Account’ which is opened with simplified KYC documents, the maximum balance in the account at any time should not exceed

(A) Rs 25,000
(B) Rs 50,000
(C) Rs 75,000
(D) Rs1lakh
(E) Rs 2 lakh

Which of the following firms has been identified as implementation partner to convert Nagpur, into the country’s first large-scale integrated Smart City?

(A) Lanco Infratech
(B) Larsen & Toubro
(C) Reliance Infrastructure
(D) Jaypee Group
(E) GMR Infra

Who among the following has co-authored the book titled Saving Capitalism from the Capitalist?

(A) Manmohan Singh
(B) UrjitPatel
(C) Subir Gokarn
(D) Raghuram Rajan
(E) YVReddy

Brian Krzanich unveiled Project Alloy, a device that creates merged reality, a new form of virtual reality. Brian is the present CEO of

(A) AMD
(B) IBM
(C) Oracle
(D) Intel
(E) AT&T

Which of the following has become the first state in the country to launch DNA Index System (DIS) for DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) profiling of criminals?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Telangana
(E) Tamil Nadu

Who among the following has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the year 2015-16?

(A) Gareth Bale
(B) Antoine Griezmann
(C) Cristiano Ronaldo
(D) Ronaldinho
(E) Neymar

The National Sports Day is observed every year to mark hockey legend Dhyan Chand’s birthday on

(A) 20-Aug
(B) 23-Aug
(C) 26-Aug
(D) 29-Aug
(E) 30-Aug

Which of the following has become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED Bulbs under UJALA scheme?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Gujarat
(D) Chhattisgarh
(E) Jharkhand

The govt has set the target to roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from

(A) 1 Jan 2017
(B) 1-Mar-17
(C) 1 Apr 2017
(D) 1 Jun2017
(E) 1-Sep-17

What is the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) as of now (10 Aug)?

(A) 20.75 percent
(B) 21 percent
(C) 21.25 percent
(D) 21.50 percent
(E) 21.75 percent