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On 12 September 2016, Union Cabinet approved the creation of the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to give a major push for creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institution with an authorized capital of……..

(A) Rs.1000 crores
(B) Rs.5000 crores
(C) Rs.10 crores
(D) Rs.500 crores
(E) Rs.2000 crores

Which country has launched world’s first electric road for heavy transport vehicles?

(A) Zambia
(B) Malaysia
(C) Brazil
(D) Sweden
(E) Netherlands

Which of the following is not the part of 5 Cs contours of Payment Banks: Vision – 2018 that was released by RBI?

(A) Confidence
(B) Convenience
(C) Capability
(D) Convergence
(E) Coverage

Which nation and India set up a joint parliamentary panel to enhance ties as declared on 19 June 2016?

(A) Thailand
(B) tvory Coast
(D) Saudi Arabia

Which of the following Hollywood actress died recently?

(A) Doris Roberts
(B) Demi Moore
(C) Virginia Guynes
(D) Emma Heming
(E) None of these

Which of the following banks in the country has set up a Rs. 200-cr fund in order to fund start-ups in the financial technology (fintech) space?

(A) Corporation Bank
(B) Canara Bank
(D) Union Bank of India
(E) Citi Bank

PSLV-C34 successfully launches 20 satellites in a single flight by ISRO. Among the 20 satellites, which satellite manufactured by the students of College of Engineering, Pune?


Who became the first Indian to win the ‘Mr World’ title at male beauty pageant held in Southport, England?

(A) Inder Bajwa
(B) Rohit Khandelwal
(C) Taher Ali
(D) Prateik Jain
(E) Prashant Rana

Dabur and DRDO unit Defense Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) to promote sustainable cultivation of high-altitude medicinal plants in which city?

(A) Shimla
(B) Jammu
(C) Lucknow
(D) Varanasi
(E) Ladakh

According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) which country has witnessed the fastest domestic air passenger growth at 8 per cent in 2015?

(A) Japan
(B) India
(C) Malaysia
(E) China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a gold-plated replica of the Cheraman Juma Masjid of which state to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Kerala
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Maharashtra
(E) Tamilnadu

Vilmos Zsigmond, who passed away recently, belong to which of the following fields?

(A) Politician
(B) Scholar
(C) Sportsperson
(D) Cinematographer
(E) None

Which of the following persons conferred with 2015 Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?

(A) Syed Kirmani
(B) Om Prakash Gurjar
(C) Anand Sinha
(D) Subir Gokarn
(E) None

HEFA is the joint venture of identified Promoter and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Present HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar representing to Rajyasabha from……..

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) UP
(E) Rajasthan

Government rises retirement age of doctors of central service from 60 to……….

(A) 63
(B) 65
(C) 70
(D) 62
(E) 64

Which of the following is not the part the strategic initiatives to achieve 5 Cs of Payment Banks: Vision – 2018 that was released by RBI?

(A) Responsive regulation
(B) Robust infrastructure
(C) Bank Ideology
(D) Effective supervision
(E) Customer Centricity

Which power plant is a joint venture; between NTPC and Ceylon Electricity ‘ Board (CEB)?

(A) Vindhyachal
(B) Mundra
(C) Sampoor
(D) Talcher
(E) Sipat

Name the Indian-American nominated by US President Barrack Obama as the country’s next envoy to Chad?

(A) George Sudarshan
(B) V. Mohan Reddy
(C) Geeta Pasi
(D) Ruchi Shangavi
(E) None of these

RBI signed MoU with Bank of Israel (BOI) for exchange of information pertaining to banking supervision. The currency of Israel is……

(A) Peso
(B) Dinar
(C) New Shekel
(D) Dirham
(E) Sol