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On 5 July 2016, Union Cabinet agreed to raise foreign shareholding to 74 % in ……. to bring in capital inflow of around Rs.13,000 crore.

(A) ICICI Bank
(B) HDFC Bank
(C) Induslnd Bank
(D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(E) Axis Bank

On 3 August 2016, SBI said that it has identified how many accounts, which were opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), to enjoy the Overdraft facility?

(A) 3 Lakh accounts
(B) 4 Lakh accounts
(C) 2 Lakh accounts
(D) 10 Lakh accounts
(E) 7 Lakh accounts

What is the present upper limit of fund transfer using UPI?

(A) Rs. 10,000
(B) Rs.50,000
(C) Rs.1 Lakh
(D) Rs.2 Lakh
(E) Rs. 10 Lakh

Premier Futsal, recently announced futsal Soccer league. Who among the following will be the brand ambassador for this league?

(A) Sachin Tendulkar
(B) Virat Kohli
(C) Rohit Sharma
(D) M.S. Dhoni
(E) None

Name the typhoon made its landfall near Dapeng Peninsula in China’s Guangdong province?

(A) Nida
(B) Rina
(C) Gert
(D) Otto
(E) Julia

Who was appointed the Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development in April 2016?

(A) Geeta Johri
(B) Deepak Mishra
(C) Aruna Bahuguna
(D) Nehchal Sandhu
(E) Meeran Borwankar

On 17 July 2016, India’s first E-Court opened at……..

(A) Chennai High Court
(B) Kolkata High Court
(C) Mumbai High Court
(D) Karnataka High Court
(E) Hyderabad High Court

Brookfield Asset Management and which bank set up a joint venture with an initial commitment of over $1 billion to make investments in businesses with stressed assets?

(A) Union Bank of India
(C) Yes Bank
(D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(E) Syndicate Bank

The details of UPI given. Locate the wrong statement.

(A) Bank customer needs to register with his/ her PSP (Payment Services Provider) before remitting funds using UPI and link his accounts.
(B) Registration of Beneficiary is not required for transferring funds through UPI as the fund would be transferred on the basis of Virtual ID/Account number and IFSC.
(C) Customer cannot link a wallet to UPI, only bank accounts can be added.
(D) One customer can use more than one UPI application on the same mobile and link both same as well as different accounts.
(E) AH of above correct statements

Who has been selected for 2016 UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize?

(A) Mazen Darwish
(B) Ahmet Sik
(C) Khadija Ismayilova
(D) Reeyot Alemu
(E) None

German Engineering major Siemens Ltd. has received an order worth approximately Rs.217 crore for power project in which of the following country?

(A) Pakistan
(B) Myanmar
(C) Nepal
(D) Bangladesh
(E) India

Who was roped in as the brand ambassador of the Skill India campaign in April 2016?

(A) Viswanathan Anand
(B) Leander Paes
(C) Sachin Tendulkar
(D) Saina Nehwal
(E) A. R. Rahman

On 19 July 2016, Rajya Sabha passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill 20 Which of the following statements is wrong related to this bill?

(A) It prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occupation except in family business.
(B) It defines children between age group of 14 to 18 years as adolescents.
(C) The bill is aimed at total abolition of child labour in the country.
(D) Union minister of Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) is Bandaru Dattatreya.
(E) All of above statements true

Federal Bank signed an agreement with Reliance Jio Money for one-click payment service. Federal Bank has base in ……..

(A) Kochi (Keral
(B) Vadodara (Gujarat)
(C) Cuttack (Odisha)
(D) Pune (Maharashtra)
(E) Chennai (Tamilnadu )

RBI constituted the Board for Payment and Settlement Systems in ….

(A) 2008
(B) 2007
(C) 2005
(D) 2011
(E) 2012

Which of the following company recently got payments bank license from RBI?

(A) Bharti Airtel
(C) Vodafone
(D) Aircel
(E) None

Which one of the following countries Cabinet approved a fresh economic stimulus package of worth more than $275 billions?

(A) Canada
(B) France
(C) Norway
(D) China
(E) Japan