India will host the first BRICS film festival in which of the following cities from Sep 2 to 6?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Ahmedabad
(C) Chennai
(D) Hyderabad
(E) New Delhi

SN Subrahmanyan was named the successor of the present executive chairman AM Naik at which of the following firms recently?

(A) Essel Group
(B) Essar Group
(C) Videocon
(E) Larsen & Toubro

The National Payments Corporation of India has launched the pilot project for BBPS with 26 operating units. What is the full form of BBPS?

(A) Basic Bill Payment System
(B) Bharat Basic Payment System
(C) Balance and Bill Payment System
(D) Bharat Bill Payment System
(E) None of these

The central govt has launched a nation-wide breastfeeding programme “MAA” with an aim to enhance optimal breastfeeding practices. Here, MAA means

(A) Mother’s Absolute Attention
(B) Mother’s Absolute Affection
(C) Mother’s Absolute Association
(D) Mother’s Absolute Activity
(E) None of these

The Parliament passed the GST Bill recently. This is ______ constitutional amendment Bill.

(A) 120th
(B) 121st
(C) 122nd
(D) 123rd
(E) 124th

Who among the following has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of ITC’s hygiene brand, Savlon?

(A) Sania Mirza
(B) Deepika Kumari
(C) Mary Kom
(D) Saina Nehwal
(E) Deepika Padukone

The govt is considering merging Rail Budget with the Union Budget. The rail Budget has had a separate existence from the general Budget since

(A) 1924
(B) 1934
(C) 1942
(D) 1952
(E) 1969

_______ was honoured with Ashok Chakra, the country’s highest award for gallantry during peace time on the eve of 70th Independence Day.

(A) Gursevak Singh
(B) Niranjan Ek
(C) Hangpan Dada
(D) Kamlesh Kumari
(E) Mohan Chand Sharma

Edgar Lungu has been re-elected as the President in which of the following countries?

(A) Namibia
(B) Nigeria
(C) Kenya
(D) Albania
(E) Zambia

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said that the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation will raise proportion of its investments in ETFs from the present 5 percent. The term ETF stands for

(A) Exchange Traded Fund
(B) Externally Traded Fund
(C) Economically Traded Fund
(D) Established Trade Fund
(E) None of these

The Cabinet recently approved a revised Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Cyprus. What is the currency of Cyprus?

(A) Ringgit
(B) Kyat
(C) Krona
(D) Pound
(E) Euro

Colombia’s govt and the country’s biggest rebel group recently reached a historic deal for ending a half-century of hostilities. The capital city of Colombia is

(A) Maputo
(B) Baku
(C) Manama
(D) Bogota
(E) Lisbon

The Union Human Resource Ministry Prakash Javdekar recently launched Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad, which is located in the state of

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

What is India’s ranking on the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016?

(A) 1 9th
(B) 35th
(C) 39th
(D) 42nd
(E) 54th

Who among the following was recently sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat?

(A) Ramanlal Vora
(B) Saurabh Patel
(C) Vijay Rupani
(D) Nitin Patel
(E) AmitShah

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on

(A) 2-Aug
(B) 5-Aug
(C) 7-Aug
(D) 9-Aug
(E) 10-Aug

Sathish Sivalingam, who was ousted from the 2016 Rio Olympics recently, was India’s only ______ at the games.

(A) boxer
(B) shooter
(C) wrestler
(D) weightlifter
(E) judoka