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Which port bagged National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for the year 2015 from ICAI under the category of Public Service Sector – Small?

(A) Visakhapatnam Port
(B) Mangalore Port
(C) Kochi Port
(D) Mundra Port
(E) VO Chidambaranar Port

World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on

(A) june–1
(B) june–3
(C) june–5
(D) june–6
(E) june–7

Which of the following pairs won the mixed doubles title of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament?

(A) Leander Paes and Martin a Hingis
(B) Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig
(C) Elena Vesnina and Bruno Soares
(D) Yaroslava Shvedova and Florin Mergea
(E) Chan Hao-ching and Jamie Murray

Who won the men’s singles title of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament?

(A) Andy Murray
(B) Novak Djokovic
(C) Kei Nishikori
(D) Roger Federer
(E) Rafael Nadal

V Narayanasamy is the new Chief Minister of

(A) TamilNadu
(B) Kerala
(C) Assam
(D) Puducherry
(E) Goa

Sulabha Deshpande, who passed away recently, was a veteran

(A) singer
(B) dancer
(C) author
(D) film actor
(E) social activist

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Salma Dam (Herat Dam) in his recent visit to which of the following countries?

(A) Qatar
(B) Afghanistan
(C) Tajikistan
(D) Iran
(E) Myanmar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Indian Govt have signed a $200-mn loan agreement to upgrade 176 km of State roads in

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Chhattisgarh
(C) Assam
(D) Madhya Pradesh
(E) Rajasthan

In which of the following countries voters rejected a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone in a recent plebiscite?

(A) Singapore
(B) Mauritius
(C) Norway
(D) Sweden
(E) Switzerland

India and Qatar inked 7 agreements to boost cooperation recently. The capital city and currency of Qatar respectively are

(A) Manama, Qatari dinar
(B) Doha, Qatari riyal
(C) Riyadh, Qatari ringgit
(D) Tripoli, Qatari krona
(E) Damascus, Qatari peso

The Tiger Express, a semi-luxury tourist train, was flagged off recently which ,will take the guests on board to the world famous Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks in

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) West Bengal
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Gujarat
(E) Odisha

Avtar Singh qualified for Rio Olympic Games recently. He plays

(A) boxing
(B) wrestling
(C) weightlifting
(D) judo
(E) discuss throw

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited which of the following countries recently to which India plans to sell BrahMos missiles?

(A) Philippines
(B) Thailand
(C) Cambodia
(D) Vietnam
(E) Malaysia

The Centre recently announced an increase in the MSP for pulses, oilseeds and paddy for the upcoming kharif season. The term MSP stands for

(A) Maximum Support Prices
(B) Minimum Support Prices
(C) Minimum State Prices
(D) Maximum State Prices
(E) None of these

Which of the following countries topped the 2016 Global Retail Development Index(GRDI) released by London-based business consultancy AT Kearney?

(A) India
(B) China
(C) Malaysia
(D) Indonesia
(E) Kazakhstan

_____ has become the first state in the country to have a State Data Centre (SDC), designed using green data centre concept to minimize power requirement and increase power utilization efficiency.

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu
(E) Karnataka

Who among the following has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission’s youth-based ‘Swachh Saathi’ (student internship) programme?

(A) RaniMukerji
(B) Kajol
(C) Dia Mirza
(D) Amrita Rao
(E) Lara Dutta