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Central body approves ………. crore rupees for Ganga rejuvenation projects.

(A) Rs.400 crore
(B) Rs.425 crore
(C) Rs.450 crore
(D) Rs.475 crore
(E) Rs.500 crore

What is the currency of Austria?

(A) Peso
(B) Euro
(C) Franc
(D) Lira
(E) Pound

Which nation signed MoU with Uttar Pradesh government to set up a skill development centre to help farmers on 14 July 2016?

(A) Israel
(B) Australia
(C) The Netherlands
(D) Japan
(E) China

Which state launched Pashudhan Bima Yojana recently?

(A) AP
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Haryana
(D) West Bengal
(E) Telangana

To take the banking services to every common man across the country, NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) launched *99# service. The *99# service worked on USSD channel. In this context, USSD stands for………

(A) Unity Supplementary Service Data
(B) Unstructured Support Service Data
(C) Unstructured Single Service Data
(D) Unstructured Supplementary Simple Data
(E) Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

India and Maldives signed 6 Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding. Which of the following are included in these agreements?

(A) Avoidance of Double Taxation of Income derived from International Air Transport
(B) Exchange of Information with Respect to Taxes.
(C) Agreement on Defence cooperation
(D) MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism s
(E) All of the above

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu recently lays foundation stone of broad-gage rail project in which state?

(A) Mizoram
(B) Nagaland
(C) Haryana
(D) Tripura
(E) Meghalaya

Which of the following statements is not correct with regard to Stand up India?

(A) Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Stand up India” scheme in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on April 5, 2016
(B) It is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship among Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and women by giving loans in the range of Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 1 crore for setting up a new enterprise
(C) This would help in creating 2.5 lakh entrepreneurs in Indiaas every bank branch would be required to provide two such loans to an SC/ ST person and a woman
(D) The purpose of loan is for setting up a new enterprise in manufacturing, trading or services sector
(E) The scheme will facilitate the creation of a corpus of Rs. 15,000 crore for credit guarantee via the National Credit Guarantee Trustee Company (NCGTC)

Who heads the high-level committee that was constituted to review the minimum support price (MSP) and bonus for pulses by Government of India on 11 July 2016?

(A) N.K. Singh
(B) AmitMitra
(C) Arvind Subramanian
(D) M.B. Sha
(E) R.M. Lodha

Which State government constituted a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (STAGI) recently. It is formed on the lines of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI)?

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala
(D) Haryana
(E) Himachal Pradesh

*99# service introduced in the mobile phones for the inclusion of under banked society. It was launched by Narendra Modi on 28th August 2014 as part of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). Which service available under this service?

(A) Check the balance
(B) Fund transfer
(C) Mini statement request
(D) All of above services available
(E) None of above service available

B.R. Ambedkar’s birth anniversary to be observed for first time in which of the following countries with focus on combating inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals?

(A) US
(B) UN
(C) Russia
(D) France
(E) None

Resolution for renaming of which high court passed recently by the state assembly?

(A) Mumbai High Court
(B) Kolkata High Court
(C) Delhi High Court
(D) Kerala High Court
(E) Madras High Court

Stand up India scheme was unveiled on April 5, 2016 to mark the birth anniversary of the late?

(A) Jayaprakash Narayan
(B) Dr B.R. Ambedkar
(C) Babu Jagjivan Ram
(D) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
(E) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

New Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh is?

(A) KalikhoPul
(B) Sarbananda Sonowal
(C) Dr. Mukul Sangma
(D) Pema Khandu
(E) Lal Thanhawla

In order to discourage unhealthy eating habits, which state announced imposing of a “fat tax” at popular fast food restaurants?

(A) Karnataka
(B) AP
(C) Tamilnadu
(D) Kerala
(E) Delhi

*99*99# is a USSD based value added service from NPCI that facilitates the customers ……..

(A) to know the Rupee and Dollar reference rate.
(B) to check the balance in their bank account at the end of last month.
(C) to check the credit of TDS in his bank account after 30 September in every year.
(D) to check the status of his/ her Aadhaar number seeding/ linking in the bank account.
(E) to know whether the OD was granted under JDY account.