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Bank of the West is headquartered in San Francisco, USA. It is a subsidiary of which of the following banking giants?

(A) BNP Paribas
(B) Credit Agricole
(C) Societe Generale
(D) Barclays
(E) Royal Bank of Scotland

How much percent of paid up equity of National Buildings Construction Corporation limited (NBCC) will be disinvested as per the decision taken by CCEA recently?

(A) 74%
(B) 29%
(C) 15%
(D) 10%
(E) 100%

Which bank introduced a programme to provide solar lights in the non-electrified houses of students in rural areas which it calls ‘solar light scholarship’?

(A) Canara Bank
(B) State Bank of Hyderabad
(C) Karnataka Bank limited
(E) ICICI Bank

NPCI initiated Unified Payments Interface. NPCI stands for……

(A) National Pay Corporation of India
(B) National Payments Company of India
(C) National Payments Corporation of Initiation
(D) National Payments Corporation of India
(E) Nodal Payments Corporation of India

A copy of the first edition of the. original ‘First Folio’ authored by William Shakespeare was found in which of the following countries?

(A) Finland
(B) Scotland
(C) Switzerland
(D) UK
(E) US

Which of the following country has assured India support for UNSC high seat?

(A) Philippines
(B) Vietnam
(C) Malaysia
(D) Indonesia
(E) Thailand

Which of the following Indian Americans was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West in March 2016?

(A) Alka Banerjee
(B) Nandita Bakshi
(C) Neerja Sethi
(D) Jayshree Ullal
(E) Padmasree Warrior

Union Cabinet approved the PMKVY with an outlay of Rs. 12,000 crore to impart skill to one crore people over the next four years (2016-2020). PMKVY stands for……..

(A) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
(B) Pradhan Mantri Kusala Vidya Yojana
(C) Pradhan Maithri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
(D) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vichakshana Yojana
(E) Pradhan Mantri Kacchith Vikas Yojana

“Do You Know Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam” written by………..

(A) Pranab Mukharjee
(B) Margeret Aiwa
(C) MK Rasgotra
(D) Unnat Pandit
(E) Ruskin Bond

NPCI is an umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India. It was incorporated in ……

(A) 2010
(B) 2011
(C) 2009
(D) 2008
(E) 2013

Dr. C. Silvera passed away recently. He was a………

(A) Politician
(B) Economist
(C) Journalist
(D) Actor
(E) None

Which state government has decided to recruit members of transgender community as warders in jails of the State?

(A) Bihar
(B) Kerala
(C) Odisha
(D) Maharashtra
(E) Punjab

Gorumara National Park is located in the Indian State of?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Meghalaya
(D) West Bengal
(E) Sikkim

Spanish-made Talgo has become the fastest train in the country by clocking a speed of 180 km/hr. The train conducted the trial between……..

(A) Delhi-Bangalore route
(B) Mysore-Hubli route
(C) Dibrugarh-New Delhi route
(D) Mathura-Palwal route
(E) Vijaywada-Kazipet route

Who is the author of the book “India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears” that chronicles India’s journey in the decade before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rise?

(A) Kushwanth Singh
(B) Padma Sachdev
(C) Ravi Velloor
(D) Veerappa Moily
(E) Raghuveer Chaudary

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) headed by…..

(A) Raghuram Rajan
(B) Arundhathi Bhattacharya
(C) K.R. Kamath
(D) M.Balachandran
(E) Urjith Patel

Renewable energy company Mytrah has secured a ………. Asian Development Bank (ADB) direct loan facility, which will help it fund the development of a portfolio of new wind and solar projects.

(A) $100 million
(B) $125 million
(C) $150 million
(D) $175 million
(E) $ 200 million