Air Marshal S Neelakantan recently assumed charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of

(A) Southern Air Command
(B) Northern Air Command
(C) Eastern Air Command
(D) Western Air Command
(E) None of these

______ has been appointed as Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

(A) Sanjay Kumar Srivastava
(B) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
(C) Swashpawan Singh
(D) Bhaskar Khulbe
(E) Omita Paul

_____ will host its annual India Economic Summit on Oct 6-7 in New Delhi under the theme ‘Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation’.

(A) World Economic Forum
(B) World Bank

Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to approve sewage and wastewater policy?

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

The Parliament has approved the establishment of six new IITs across the country. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

(A) Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
(B) Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)
(C) Dharwad (Karnataka)
(D) Palakkad (Kerala)
(E) None of these

Which of the following banks recently introduced ‘Privilege Home Loan’ for govt employees and ‘Shaurya Home Loan’ ; for Defence Personnel with pensionable service?

(C) HDFCBank
(D) ICICI Bank
(E) Axis Bank

Which insurance firm and Alibaba group have agreed to engage in a global strategic partnership to explore | opportunities to distribute insurance products and services?

(A) Met life
(B) Aviva
(D) LIC of India
(E) Max Life

The BHEL recently commissioned the second 500 MW thermal unit at Marwa Thermal Power Station in Janjgir-Champa district of

(A) Jharkhand
(B) West Bengal
(C) -Chhattisgarh
(D) Odisha
(E) Maharashtra

Who among the following has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal?

(A) Sher Bahadur Deuba
(B) Madhav Kumar Nepal
(C) Khadga Prasad Oli
(D) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
(E) Baburam Bhattarai

Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian-American Ahmed Zewail passed away recently. He was a renowned

(A) Physicist
(B) Biologist
(C) Chemist
(D) Economist
(E) Literate

The SAARC Home Ministers meet was held recently in

(A) Islamabad
(B) Dhaka
(C) Colombo
(D) Kabul
(E) Thimphu

The Union Cabinet has approved the transfer of 12 acres of National Textile Corporation, lndu-6 Mill land for the construction of a memorial of BR Ambedkar to the govt of

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

The govt recently approved the signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Lao People s Democratic Republic. The capital city of Lao PDR is

(A) Vientiane
(B) Nassau
(C) Yerevan
(D) Luanda
(E) Tirana

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan recently launched ‘’, a web portal to curb illegal

(A) sale of insurance policies
(B) sale of fixed deposits
(C) collection of personal loans
(D) sale of housing loans
(E) collection of deposits

The committee set by the RBI to look at the various facets of household finance in India will be chaired by

(A) USPaliwal
(B) DKMohanty
(C) NS Vishwanathan
(D) Tarun Ramadorai
(E) UrjitRPatel