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The govt aims to collect what amount through disinvestment in PSUs this fiscal, according to the Union Budget for 2016-17?

(A) Rs 69,500 cr
(B) Rs 56,500 cr
(C) Rs 36,000 cr
(D) Rs 25,500 cr
(E) Rs 20,500 cr

The book “Burning Bright” written by Deepti Priya Mehrotra is the biography of who among the following?

(A) Sachin Tendulkar
(B) APJ Abdul Kalam
(C) Kiran Bedi
(D) Manohar Parrikar
(E) Irom Sharmila

The antitrust body of which of the following countries has slapped Google with a $6.8 million fine after ruling that the firm didn’t do enough to open Android up to other companies?

(A) China
(B) Japan
(C) Russia
(D) Chile
(E) South Africa

Almaz Ayana recently set a World Record in the women’s 10,000-meter race event. She belongs to

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

Joao Havelange, who passed away recently, was the former president of

(A) IOC
(B) ICC
(C) IBF
(D) FIFA
(E) ITF

India’s ace shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu won the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics. She was defeated in the final match by

(A) WangYihan
(B) Carolina Marin
(C) Li Xuerui
(D) Nozomi Okuhara
(E) Ratchanok Intanon

The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge was opened to visitors in which of the following countries recently? The bridge connects two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains.

(A) Switzerland
(B) Singapore
(C) Chile
(D) China
(E) Sweden

AR Kidwai, who passed away recently, was the former Governor of

(A) Haryana
(B) West Bengal
(C) Bihar
(D) All the above
(E) Only 2) and 3)

The Postal Service of which of the following countries has announced to commemorate the festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp on Oct 5?

(A) Germany
(B) Japan
(C) US
(D) UK
(E) South Korea

The RBI, in its Annual Report, has projected India’s growth rate at what percent in 2016-17?

(A) 7.20%
(B) 7.40%
(C) 7.60%
(D) 7.80%
(E) 8.20%

PM Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone for the Rs 10,598.98-cr NTPC 1,600 MW Super Thermal Power Project (Phase I) in Ramagundam city in

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Telangana
(C) TamilNadu
(D) Karnataka
(E) Maharashtra

The project of the HRD Ministry aimed at catapulting Indian Institutes of Technology to the top league of global academic rankings has been named

(A) VISHWASHRESHTHA
(B) SARVASHRESHTHA
(C) VISHWAJEET
(D) AGRANI
(E) VISHISHTA

Birender Singh Yadav has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to

(A) Nigeria
(B) Ghana
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Yemen
(E) Syria

Who among the following has become only the third athlete to win an individual Gold in the same event at four Olympics?

(A) UsainBolt
(B) Justin Gatlin
(C) Michael Phelps
(D) Simone Biles
(E) Aliya Mustafina

The first SAARC Young Parliamentarians Conference (YPC) on ‘Peace and Harmony for Development’ was held recently in

(A) Dhaka
(B) Islamabad
(C) Colombo
(D) Kabul
(E) Patna

The India Post Payments Bank Limited (IPPBL) has received the Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of I Companies. The govt in Jan approved the proposal to set up IPPB with total project cost of

(A) Rs400cr
(B) Rs500cr
(C) Rs600 cr
(D) RsSOOcr
(E) Rs1000cr

The Fortune 2016 ‘Change the World’ list has been topped by which of the following firms?

(A) Walmart
(B) GlaxoSmithKline
(C) Nestle
(D) Mastercard
(E) Cipla