The apex IT industry body National Association of Software and Services (Nasscom) recently launched the first startup warehouse in Andhra Pradesh in Vishakhapatnam. The present chairman of Nasscom is

(A) TN Manoharan
(B) Vineet Nayyar
(C) BVR Mohan Reddy
(D) CP Gurnani
(E) Sy-Sidharth Birla

Charti Lal Goel, who passed away recently, was the first speaker of the

(A) Haryana Assembly
(B) Madhya Pradesh Assembly
(C) Jharkhand Assembly
(D) Delhi Assembly
(E) Chhattisgarh Assembly

Which of the following state govts has announced to honour Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won a bronze at the Rio Olympic Games, with the prestigious Rani Laxmi Bai Award?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Bihar
(D) Haryana
(E) Jharkhand

The Vistara airline has announced who among the following as its new brand ambassador?

(A) Ranbir Kapoor
(B) Deepika Padukone
(C) Hrithik Roshan
(D) Anushka Sharma
(E) Katrina Kaif

The govt has approved a waiver of penal interest on Govt of India (GOI) loans availed of by which of the following to the tune of Rs 897.23 cr?

(A) Cochin Port Trust
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
(C) Mumbai Port Trust
(D) Kandla Port Trust
(E) Paradip Port Trust

Who among the following has won Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award 2016?

(A) Silvanus Dungdung
(B) Sardara Singh
(C) Gagan Ajit Singh
(D) Dhanraj Pillay
(E) Dilip Tirkey

Fifteen sportspersons were honoured with the Arjuna Award this year. Who among the following is NOT one of them?

(A) Rajat Chauhan (Archery)
(B) Lalita Babar (Athletics)
(C) Sourav Kothari (Billiards and Snooker)
(D) Shiva Thapa (Boxing)
(E) None of these

Which of the following is the first state in the country to have implemented Public Fund Management System (PFMS)?

(A) Goa
(B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh
(E) Jharkhand

The three-day-long India’s International Footwear Fair (IIFF) was held recently in

(A) Lucknow
(B) Kanpur
(C) Ahmedabad
(D) Kolkata
(E) New Delhi

The Wildlife Institute of India (Wll) will house the country’s first repository on tigers, under its new Tiger Cell. The Wll is based in

(A) lndore
(B) Dehradun
(C) Bhopal
(D) Ahmedabad
(E) Kolkata

Which of the following has become the first state to ratify the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Delhi
(D) Madhya Pradesh
(E) Assam

The nation on 15 Aug 2016 observed the ____ Independence Day.

(A) 68th
(B) 69th
(C) 70th
(D) 71st
(E) 72nd

Who among the following is the new governor of Assam?

(A) Najma Heptulla
(B) Jagdish Mukhi
(C) VP Singh Badnore
(D) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
(E) Banwarilal Purohit

Name the Indian shuttler who has won a silver medal in women’s singles category at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

(A) JwalaGutta
(B) Ashwini Ponnappa
(C) Saina Nehwal
(D) PV Sindhu
(E) None of these

In an unprecedented move, the country’s highest sporting award – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – will be conferred upon four athletes which do NOT include

(A) Yogeshwar Dutt
(B) Dipa Karmakar
(C) Sakshi Malik
(D) JituRai
(E) PVSindhu

As per the CBDT Chairperson Rani Singh Nair, India’s income taxpayer base has touched

(A) 3.2cr
(B) 4.3cr
(C) 5cr
(D) 6.2cr
(E) 7.4cr

The Central govt has appointed Gopal Murli Bhagat as Executive Director of which of the following public sector banks?

(A) Corporation Bank
(B) Indian Bank
(C) Bank of India
(D) Dena Bank
(E) Vijaya Bank