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Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football recently. He has been playing for

(A) France
(B) Italy
(C) Brazil
(D) Germany
(E) Argentina

____ won the 2016 Copa America Football tournament.

(A) Argentina
(B) US
(C) Chile
(D) Colombia
(E) Peru

DuteeChand, who qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics recently, is an Indian

(A) boxer
(B) archer
(C) long jumper
(D) sprinter
(E) weightlifter

The HAL and the Indian Air Force successfully test flight _____ aircraft with BrahMos missile recently.

(A) MiG-29
(B) Jaguar
(C) Mirage 2000
(D) Tejas
(E) Su-30 MKI

The Defence Ministry has given its nod to buy 145 Ultra Light Howitzers guns from which of the following countries?

(A) Sweden
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) Israel
(E) US

Which of the following films won the Best Film award at the 2016 UFA awards?

(A) Bajirao Mastani
(B) Piku
(C) Tanu Weds Manu Returns
(D) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
(E) Baby

The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced its first four loans recently which do not include

(A) $216.5 mn for a slum upgrading project in Indonesia
(B) $165 mn for a power distribution system in Bangladesh
(C) $100 mn for highway in Pakistan
(D) $27.5 mn for imProvin9 a border road in Tajikistan
(E) None of these

PM Narendra Modi launched 14 projects of Smart City Plan for which of the following cities recently?

(A) Patna
(B) Bhubaneswar
(C) Pune
(D) Jaipur
(E) Surat

Who among the following has been appointed as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

(A) HR Khan
(B) NS Vishwanathan
(C) US Paliwal
(D) Deepali Pant Joshi
(E) DK Mohanty

What is India’s ranking on the worldwide Human Capital Index released recently by the World Economic Forum (WEF)?

(A) 71st
(B) 845th
(C) 98th
(D) 105th
(E) 118th

The worldwide Human Capital Index released recently by the World Economic Forum (WEF) is topped by

(A) Finland
(B) Norway
(C) Sweden
(D) Denmark
(E) Switzerland

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched an ayurvedic drug BGR-34 recently. This drug will be used to treat

(A) tuberculosis
(B) diphtheria
(C) malaria
(D) diabetes
(E) dengue

Who among the following has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)?

(A) Shaktikanta Das
(B) Hasmukh Adhia
(C) SujoyBose
(D) LC Goyal
(E) Arvind Mayaram

Who among the following won the Best Actor Male award at the 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (UFA) awards?

(A) SalmanKhan
(B) AamirKhan
(C) AkshayKumar
(D) RanveerSingh
(E) Amitabh Bachchan

Jitu Rai recently won a silver medal at the World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. He is an ace Indian

(A) shuttler
(B) shooter
(C) boxer
(D) weightlifter
(E) archer

Which of the following state govts has launched a new scheme Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana with an aim to provide education loan at 1% interest to students?

(A) Jharkhand
(B) West Bengal
(C) Assam
(D) Bihar
(E) Odisha

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently cleared the payment of $501 mn to which of the following countries bringing total disbursements to it to about US$6.01 bn?

(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Pakistan
(D) Myanmar
(E) Afghanistan