Who among the following has joined hands with the Indian Psychiatric Society as its brand ambassador to spread awareness about mental health?

(A) Kareena Kapoor
(B) Deepika Padukone
(C) Kartrina Kaif
(D) Ranbir Kapoor
(E) Arjun Kapoor

The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set up a committee to consider incentives for promoting card and digital payments. The Committee is headed by

(A) Arvind Mayaram
(B) Rajiv Mehrishi
(C) Hasmukh Adhia
(D) Ratan P Watal
(E) Shaktikanta Das

Yogeshwar Dutt, whose bronze medal from the London Olympics has been upgraded to silver, is an Indian

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

The Sardar Sarovar Dam overflowed for first time since 2014 recently. The dam is situated in the state of

(A) TamilNadu
(B) Punjab
(C) Gujarat
(D) Haryana
(E) Madhya Pradesh

The Araku organic coffee, grown in the picturesque Araku valley, is being promoted in the domestic and international markets by

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Assam
(C) Karnataka
(D) Kerala
(E) Andhra Pradesh

Hanif Mohammad, who passed away recently, was the cricketing legend of

(A) Bangladesh
(B) Pakistan
(C) India
(D) England
(E) South Africa

The Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) has inaugurated the country’s first facility to produce nickel which is located at Ghatshila in the state of

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Odisha
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Tamil Nadu
(E) Karnataka

The Global Innovation Index (Gil) 2016 has been topped by

(A) Finland
(B) US
(C) United Kingdom
(D) Sweden
(E) Switzerland

India and Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Route Permit for carrying Petroleum Goods to

(A) Mizoram
(B) Nagaland
(C) Tripura
(D) Assam
(E) Arunachal Pradesh

SR Nathan, who died recently, was the former President of which of the following countries?

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

The GPS-enabled mobile app Aarogyasri Healthcare Trust bagged this year’s Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)’s healthcare excellence award. The app belongs to

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

The World Bank has announced a funding of Rs980crto dredge which of the following rivers in an initiative to I develop waterways?

(A) Ganga
(B) Yamuna
(C) Brahmaputra
(D) Cauvery
(E) Kosi

Eminent poetess and novelist Padma Sachdevwas recently awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015. She writes in which of the following languages?

(A) Dogri
(B) Tamil
(C) Assamese
(D) Malayalam
(E) Kannada

PM Narendra Modi recently launched the Mission Bhagiratha in which of the following states aimed at rejuvenating more than 45,000 water tanks?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Telangana
(E) Karnataka

PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin dedicated Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project’s (KKNPP) first unit to the country. The plant is situated in

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Odisha
(E) Gujarat

The RBI will transfer to the central govt its surplus profit for the year 2015-16 of what amount generated through its investment activities?

(A) Rs 65,896 cr
(B) Rs 65,876 cr
(C) Rs 65,867 cr
(D) Rs 65,855 cr
(E) Rs65,813cr

A 12-day long Krishna Pushkar festival began in which state recently? The festival comes once in every 12 years.

(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Maharashtra
(E) Telangana