In order to achieve its objective of improving the skewed girl child ratio, which state has relaunched its “Majhi Kanya Bhagyashri” scheme?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) West Bengal
(D) Haryana
(E) Maharashtra

Who among the following has authored the novel titled “One Indian Girl”?

(A) KiranDesai
(B) Durjoy Datta
(C) Ravinder Singh
(D) Amish Tripathi
(E) Chetan Bhagat

Which of the following countries topped the medal table at the recently concluded Rio 2016 Olympics?

(A) China
(B) Brazil
(C) US
(D) UK
(E) Russia

Who among the following has been named as Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao (save daughter, educate daughter) campaign?

(A) Sakshi Malik
(B) Lalita Babar
(C) PVSindhu
(D) Geetika Jakhar
(E) Geeta Phogat

P Kumaran has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to

(A) Bahrain
(B) Saudi Arabia
(D) Kuwait
(E) Qatar

_____ has decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank of Commandant on the ace badminton player.


Which state govt launched a special assistance scheme ‘Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana’ for elderly weavers to mark the National Handlooms Day (7 Aug)?

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

India’s ranking as a business destination has improved as per a recent survey of Transparency International. It now ranks

(A) 76th
(B) 82nd
(C) 89th
(D) 91st
(E) 94th

Which of the following state govts recently (on 10 Aug) decided to grant 33 percent reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)?

(A) Nagaland
(B) Tripura
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Sikkim
(E) Manipur

In which of the following states, a total of2,147 Sewa Kendras has been constructed at a cost of Rs 500 cr to minimize public interaction with various offices and weeding out corruption?

(A) Haryana
(B) Bihar
(C) Kerala
(D) Punjab
(E) Himachal Pradesh

Who among the following won the first medal for India, a bronze medal, at Rio 2016 Olympics?

(A) JituRai
(B) Dipa Karmakar
(C) Sakshi Malik
(D) Babita Kumari
(E) Saina Nehwal

Which of the following tech giants has launched its video calling app ‘Duo’ for Android and iOS users?

(A) Face book
(B) Google
(C) Microsoft
(D) Apple
(E) Xiaomi

Myanmar has decided to support China’s OBOR initiatives. The term OBOR stands for

(A) Open Belt and Open Road
(B) Open Border and Open Road
(C) One Belt and One Road
(D) One Border and One Road
(E) None of these

The south India’s first Children’s Court was inaugurated recently in which of the following cities?

(A) Chennai
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Kochi
(D) Mangalore
(E) Hyderabad

The women’s doubles title of the 2016 Connecticut Open was won by Sania Mirza recently with her new partner

(A) Chuang Chia Jung
(B) Kateryna Bondarenko
(C) Monica Niculescu
(D) Martina Hingis
(E) None of these

India and Myanmar have signed four MoU to enhance cooperation and bilateral relations between the two countries. The capital city of Myanmar is

(A) Santiago
(B) Hanoi
(C) Phnom Penh
(D) Naypyidaw
(E) Bogota

A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously was set recently in which country where 1,007 robots shimmied in unison?

(A) Japan
(B) South Korea
(C) Switzerland
(D) Singapore
(E) China