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The two-day meeting of the BRICS Women’s Parliamentarian Forum was held recently in which of the following Indian cities?

(A) Patna
(B) New Delhi
(C) Jaipur
(D) Hyderabad
(E) Bengaluru

The govt is set to ban cash transactions over what amount as it seeks to clamp down on black money in the economy following recommendations from the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team?

(A) Rs1 lakh
(B) Rs 2 lakh
(C) Rs 3 lakh
(D) Rs 4 lakh
(E) Rs 5 lakh

The RBI has asked banks to provide loans up to Rs 3 lakh at what per cent interest rate to Women Self-Help Group (SHG) under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM)-Aajeevika?

(A) 3 percent
(B) 5 percent
(C) 7 percent
(D) 9 percent
(E) 10 percent

In a push to a cashless economy, The NPCI recently launched the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) initially with how many banks onboard?

(A) 4
(B) 12
(C) 18
(D) 21
(E) 26

Which of the following entertainment groups has sold TEN Sports Network’ to Sony Pictures?

(A) ZEE
(B) Star
(C) TV18
(D) NDTV
(E) TIMES

Kerala Tourism has rolled out a promotional campaign targeting Arab travelers showcasing the state’s backwaters and waterfalls on taxis in

(A) Riyadh
(B) Manama
(C) Kuwait
(D) Dubai
(E) Doha

Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu recently launched Swachh Suvekshan-2017 project to assess and rank

(A) 100 cities
(B) 200 cities
(C) 300 cities
(D) 400 cities
(E) 500 cities

Which of the following public sector banks, with its “Project Ananya”, has embarked on a large-scale transformation of its branches?

(A) Syndicate Bank
(B) Bank of India
(C) Corporation Bank
(D) SBI
(E) PNB

Usain Bolt won the 100m Final of Rio Olympics, to have the third Olympic Gold medal in the event, an unprecedented ; feat. He is from

(A) Russia
(B) Kenya
(C) Nigeria
(D) South Africa
(E) Jamaica

India has provided USD 1 -million grant to which country in the wake of El Nino induced drought disaster?

(A) Kenya
(B) Nigeria
(C) Tanzania
(D) Albania
(E) Zimbabwe

Federal Bank and Chillr have joined hands for cashless transactions. Chillr is a

(A) mobile banking application
(B) white level ATM network
(C) Internet service provider
(D) mobile handset maker
(E) None of these

Indian govt’s Tourism Ministry has decided who among the following the brand ambassador for the Incredible India campaign?

(A) Arun Jaitley
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Amitabh Bachchan
(D) Narendra Modi
(E) Raghuram Rajan

Ashok Chawla will take over as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of which of the following private sector banks from Oct2016?

(A) Axis Bank
(B) HDFC Bank
(C) ICICIBank
(D) YES Bank
(E) Kotak Mahindra Bank

The Forbes has released the sixth annual list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2016 which is topped by

(A) Tata Consultancy Services
(B) Hindustan Unilever
(C) Salesforce
(D) Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
(E) Tesla Motors

Despite the steep hike in US visa fees, the applicants from which of the following countries have cornered 72 per cent I of the H-1B visas and 30 per cent of L-1 visas issued worldwide so far in 2016?

(A) China
(B) India
(C) Philippines
(D) Thailand
(E) Japan

The NABARD recently sanctioned a loan of Rs 204.67 cr under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for rural infrastructure in

(A) Kerala
(B) Sikkim
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Punjab
(E) Haryana

Tamil Nadu CMJ Jayalalithaa awarded cash prize to Jenitha Anto recently for winning an international tournament for ; the differently-abled held in Serbia. She plays

(A) Chess
(B) Table tennis
(C) Badminton
(D) Billiards
(E) Squash