Name the Indian bank which was recently named in the “Hall of Shame” list of 158 banking firms that have invested in companies making cluster bombs.

(A) Bank of Baroda
(B) HDFC Bank
(C) Indian Overseas Bank
(D) ICICI Bank
(E) State Bank of India

Ken Miyauchi has been named the new President and Chief Operating Officer of which of the following firms?

(A) Twitter
(B) Alibaba
(C) Suzuki
(D) Soft Bank
(E) Yahoo

The promotion programme, titled ‘Mission 11 Million’ is set to be launched by which of the following sports bodies in India?


Guda Anjaiah, who passed away recently, was a noted lyricist of

(A) Telangana
(B) Assam
(C) West Bengal
(D) Maharashtra
(E) Madhya Pradesh

The book titled “A Life in Diplomacy is authored by who among the following?

(A) Jairam Ramesh
(B) RanaAyyub
(C) Maharajakrishna Rasgotra
(D) Perumal Murugan
(E) AkhilSharma

The United Nations Public Service Day is observed on

(A) 12-Jun
(B) 15-Jun
(C) 20-Jun
(D) 21-Jun
(E) 23-Jun

The renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead in which of the following countries recently?

(A) Bangladesh
(B) Pakistan
(C) Afghanistan
(D) Sri Lanka
(E) Nepal

Who among the following is chosen as the new chief coach of the national cricket team?

(A) WS Laxman
(B) Sourav Ganguly
(C) Javagal Srinath
(D) Rahul Dravid
(E) Anil Kumble

SK Roy resigned as the head of which of the following state-run insurance firms recently?

(A) GIG of India
(B) National Insurance Co
(C) Oriental Insurance Co
(D) LIC of India
(E) United India Insurance

Ace athlete Anju Bobby George resigned as the president of the State Sports Council of which of the following states recently?

(A) Karnataka
(B) TamilNadu
(C) Kerala
(D) Maharashtra
(E) Gujarat

The Union Cabinet has given its approval fora special package for employment generation and promotion of exports in Textile and Apparel sector. The size of the package is

(A) Rs 2,000 cr
(B) Rs 4,000 cr
(C) Rs 6,000 cr
(D) Rs 8,000 cr
(E) Rs10,OOOcr

The Union Cabinet has approved proposal to extend the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to

(A) 31-Dec-17
(B) 31 Jan 2017
(C) 31-Mar-17
(D) 31-Oct-17
(E) 31 Dec 2017

Harika Dronavalli, who won the best women’s player award in Kazakhstan recently, is an Indian

(A) chess player
(B) shuttler
(C) tennis player
(D) archer
(E) footballer

Mahasthangarh has been declared as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SARRC) cultural capital for the year 2016-17. It is a 3rd century BC archaeological site in

(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Afghanistan
(C) Pakistan
(D) India
(E) Bangladesh

The GAAR pact will kick in from 1 Apr 2017. What is the full form of the term GAAR?

(A) General Anti-Adherence Rule
(B) Global Anti-Adherence Rule
(C) Global Anti-Avoidance Rule
(D) General Anti-Avoidance Rule
(E) None of these

Manoj Kumarand Vikas Krishan, who qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympics recently, are

(A) boxers
(B) weightlifters
(C) wrestlers
(D) shooters
(E) discuss throwers

______ has been awarded the twenty-fifth GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2015.

(A) Tapas Kumar Kundu
(B) Sanjay Mittal
(C) SanjeevGalande
(D) Rajesh Gopakumar
(E) Nibir Mandal