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The Indian origin Sikh MP Bardish Chaggerhas been named as the new leader of the govt in the House of Commons in which country? She is the first woman to hold the post in the country’s history.

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

According to a report by New World Wealth, India is 7th wealthiest country in the world. Which of the following is the wealthiest country?

(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) US
(D) Australia
(E) Canada

The season-3 of the Indian Super League (ISL) would be held from Oct 1 to Dec 18. The ISL is associated with the game of

(A) Badminton
(B) Tennis
(C) Squash
(D) Football
(E) Hockey

The Legislative Assembly of which of the following states recently (on Aug 29) passed a resolution changing the name of the state?

(A) West Bengal
(B) Nagaland
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Telangana
(E) Jharkhand

The nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, detained since 2010, was recently executed in which of the following countries?

(A) Iraq
(B) Iran
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Pakistan
(E) Bangladesh

Youssef Chahed was named the new Prime Minister of which of the following countries recently?

(A) Nigeria
(B) Sudan
(C) Estonia
(D) Eretria
(E) Tunisia

The President Pranab Mukherjee has given his nod to a law to set up six new NTs in different states and a National Institute of Technology (NIT) to act as an institution of national importance in

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Telangana
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Karnataka
(E) Kerala

The Korea Development Bank and which of the following Indian banks have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance business synergies?

(A) State bank of India
(B) Punjab National Bank
(C) Indian Overseas Bank
(D) Oriental Bank of Commerce
(E) Bank of Baroda

Who among the following has been honoured with Tamil Ratna Award?

(A) llayaraja
(B) Rajinikanth
(C) AR Rahman
(D) Chiranjeevi
(E) None of these

Which of the following countries has agreed to close a controversial asylum seeker detention centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG)?

(A) US
(B) UK
(C) Russia
(D) Germany
(E) Australia

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis recently felicitated Lalita Babar who reached the final event at the Olympics in the game of

(A) swimming
(B) discuss throw
(C) shot put
(D) javelin throw
(E) steeplechase

Who among the following has been conferred with the prestigious 25th Vyas Samman for 2015 for his/her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008)?

(A) SunitaJain
(B) Kedarnath Singh
(C) Govind Mishra
(D) Veerappa Moily
(E) Kamal Kishore Goyanka

Women and Child Development Minister (WCD) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi recently launched POCSO e-box in New Delhi. This is aimed at protecting _____ from sexual offenses.

(A) women
(B) children
(C) transgender
(D) lesbian
(E) ,None of these

The NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed its first flyby of which of the following planets of the solar system?

(A) Mercury
(B) Jupiter
(C) Pluto
(D) Venus
(E) Mars

The capital city of Macedonia is

(A) Tirana
(B) Sofia
(C) Podgorica
(D) Pristina
(E) Skopje

Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the women’s 10 metre air-rifle event. She I belongs to

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

Parliament has passed the Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include which state under the j jurisdiction of Imphal Central Agriculture University (CAU)?

(A) Tripura
(B) Assam
(C) Sikkim
(D) Nagaland
(E) West Bengal