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1 . Under the NASA’s Spaceward Bound India programme, the region that will be studied is,

a) Ladakh

b) Thar

c) Bay of Bengal

d) Arabian Sea


Ans : (A)


Description : India and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has entered into a partnership in January 2016 to explore the environment of Ladakh under NASA’s Spaceward Bound programme. Other regions that will be studied are Kutch, Gujarat. Lonar Crater Lake and Western Deccan Trap Region.

2 . Central Board of Direct Taxes has signed two bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with

a) United States

b) United Nations

c) Switzerland

d) United Kingdom


Ans : (D)


Description : Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 29 January 2016 has signed two bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with the United Kingdom.

India had also signed a bilateral APA with Japan in December 2014. The total number of such pacts signed by the country is 41 out of which 38 are unilateral and three are bilateral.

It is an effort to provide certainty and stability in tax policies to foreign investors.

3 . Who has won the 83rd Senior National Snooker Championship (men category)?

a) Ante Sanchis

b) Manan Chandra

c) Aditya Mehta

d) Sachin Pillai


Ans : (C)


Description : Aditya Mehta has won the 83rd Senior National Snooker Championship in Indore, Madhya Pradesh by defeating Manan Chandra by 6-3

In women’s final round at National snooker championship 2016 Vidya Pillai claimed the title by defeating Amee Kamani by 4-2.

4 . Which of the following state governments has proposed 50 per cent reservation for women in government jobs?

a) Karnataka

b) Assam

c) Bihar

d) Rajasthan


Ans : (B)


Description : Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi has announced 50 percent reservation for women in government jobs.He tabled a Rs.33,687.43 crore vote-on-account for the first six months of the 2016-17 fiscal.

5 . The national legislature of which country was opened for the first democratically elected government?

a) Myanmar

b) Tajikistan

c) Uzbekistan

d) Kyrgyzstan


Ans : (A)


Description : Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years.

6 . Where will India’s first railway university be established?

a) Jaipur

b) Vadodara

c) New Delhi

d) Hubli


Ans : (B)


Description : The present campus for National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR), Vadodara, (at Pratap Vilas Palace) will be initially used to start the railway university. After land acquisition, a full-fledged university will be started there,
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