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Who won the World Chess Candidates tournament held in Moscow in March 2016?

(A) Sergey Karjakin (Russi
(B) Fabiano Caruana (USA)
(C) Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria)
(D) Anish Giri (Netherlands)
(E) Viswanathan Anand (India)

British novelist Anita Brookner passed away recently. She won the Booker Prize for which of the following books?

(A) Moon Tiger
(B) The Blind Assassin
(C) Hotel du Lac
(D) Wolf Hall

11th Annual Conference of the Foreign Exchange Dealers Association of India (FEDAI) held its meeting at…….. on 21 June 2016 .

(A) Hong Kong
(B) Singapore
(C) Malaysia
(D) India
(E) Japan

Universal Bank should open at least ………… of its branches in unbanked rural centres, where the population is less than 10000, as per the statement given by RBI on 1 August 2016 .

(A) 25%
(B) 50%
(C) 15%
(D) 4 ) 20%
(E) 40%

PhonePe, a Flip kart Group company and which bank launched UPl-based payment APP?

(A) Yes Bank
(B) ICICI Bank
(C) Andhra Bank
(D) Bank of India
(E) Bank of Baroda

Anti-ship surface to sea ‘Zarb’ missile was test fired by………

(A) Indian Navy
(B) Pakistan Navy
(C) Sri Lanka Navy
(D) Bangladesh Navy
(E) China Navy

The main aim of SBI’s certification program

(A) Reduce NPA’S
(B) Reach targets
(C) Upgrade them
(D) Increase the standards
(E) None of these

Who was declared the Femina Miss India World 2016?

(A) Sushruthi Krishna
(B) Priyadarshini Chatterjee
(C) Pankhuri Gidwani
(D) Urvashi Rautela
(E) None of these

Patricia Scotland is associated with which of the following groups/ organizations?

(A) G20
(D) Commonwealth

State Bank of India signed MoU with which of the following IITs to promote fintech startups?

(A) IIT Madras
(B) IIT Raipur
(C) IIT Kanpur
(D) IIT Bombay
(E) IIT Hyderabad

13th Banking Conclave organised by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) concluded at…….

(A) Kolkata
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Mumbai
(D) New Delhi
(E) Pune

The benefit of UPI (Unified Payments Interface) system of transfer of money is….

(A) immediate money transfer through mobile device round the clock 24 X 7 and 365 days.
(B) single mobile application for accessing different bank accounts.
(C) scheduling PUSH and PULL Payments for various purposes.
(D) barcode (Scan and Pay) based payments
(E) Ail of above are the unique benefits of UPI.

G7 Foreign Ministers’ meet was held at…

(A) Japan
(B) Canada
(C) France
(D) UK
(E) US

Grassroots Innovation’ book written by ……

(A) Prof. Anil K. Gupta
(B) Amitav Ghosh
(C) Shashi Tharoor
(D) Aravind Adiga
(E) Vikram Seth

Khadija Ismayilova was awarded the UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize on May 3, 2016 . She is a journalist from?

(A) Syria
(B) Iraq
(C) Azerbaijan
(D) Israel
(E) Kazakhstan

The Nuclear Security Summit was held on March 31 and April 1, 2016 in which of the following cities?

(A) The Hague, Netherlands
(B) Seoul, South Korea
(C) Washington D.C., USA
(D) Beijing, China

On 26 July 2016 . SBI launched a payment system at its ATMs, which allows the account holders transfer money using mobile phone number as identifier. This system works on IMT platform. In this context, IMT stands for……..

(A) Indian Money Transfer
(B) Intelligence Money Transfer
(C) Instant Money Trail
(D) Instant Mode Transfer
(E) instant Money Transfer