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1 . Which state government has launched Asia's first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ ?

a) Maharashtra

b) Karnataka

c) Odisha

d) Haryana



Ans : (D)

Description : Haryana Government has launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore. It was launched by state Chief Minister Manohar Lal by releasing 2 captive bred Himalayan Griffons vultures in the pre-release aviaries close to the breeding centre at Pinjore. The vultures were released as part of the soft release or reintroduction programme, in a pre-release aviary where they would have an unobstructive view of the surrounding.

2 . Who has received RBI's approval to start an online bidding platform for Sovereign Gold Bond scheme ?

a) BSE

b) Sensex

c) SEBI

d) NSE



Ans : (A)

Description : BSE, Asia’s oldest bourse, has received the Reserve Bank approval to start an online bidding platform for Sovereign Gold Bond scheme. This bidding platform is part of the iBBS (Internet-based Book Building System) — exchange’s existing web-based online bidding platform for IPO, Offer for Sale, and offer to buy issues.

3 . Muhammad Ali , who recently passed away was famous for which sport ?

a) Hockey

b) Football

c) Boxing

d) Weight lifting



Ans : (C)

Description : American boxing icon Muhammad Ali passed away after 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74. He was former three times world heavyweight champion (1964, 1974 and 1978) who had record-setting boxing career, which had made him one of the best-known figures of the 20th century. He was also known globally for his civil rights activism.

4 . Which country has recently joined the global terror database maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) of United States?

a) China

b) Russia

c) Japan

d) India



Ans : (D)

Description : India has recently signed the pact with United States (US) to join the global terror database maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) of US. As per this pact, India and the US will give each other access to terrorism screening information through designated contact points, subject to domestic laws and regulations. Initially, the proposal was made by the U.S. in 2012 but had made no progress due to objection of Indian security agencies. The TSC has details of 11,000 suspects on its database including nationality, date of birth, photos, finger prints and passport number.

5 . Who has become the first Indian woman to be nominated for International Olympic Committee ?

a) Nita Ambani

b) Sushma Swaraj

c) MC Marry Com

d) Priyanka Chopra



Ans : (A)

Description : Reliance Foundation’s Founder and Chairperson Nita Ambani has just been nominated as a member by the International Olympic Committee.She will become the first Indian woman ever to be recommended for the esteemed position.

6 . What is India's rank on Good Country Index 2015 ?

a) 65

b) 70

c) 88

d) 96



Ans : (B)

Description : According to the \'Good Country\' 2015 index which seeks to measure how countries contribute to the global good , India ranked 70. The list has been topped by Sweden as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity. The report ranked a total of 163 countries taking 35 different UN and World Bank indices into account, including global contributions to science, culture, peace and security, climate change and health and equality. India’s best ranking (27th) was in ‘international peace and security’ parameter of index and was the worst (124th) in ‘prosperity and equality’.

7 . Which Indian banker has conferred with the 2016 Green Economy Visionary Award ?

a) R Seetharaman

b) Arundhati Bhattacharya

c) Chanda Kochhar

d) Renu Sud Karnad



Ans : (A)

Description : A Qatar-based Indian banker Dr. R Seetharaman has been awarded with the 2016 ‘Green Economy Visionary award’. He has been awarded with this award for his contribution in environment-friendly activities and thereby promoting green economy for nearly two decades. He received the award from Mohammed Jarrah Al-Sabah, Chairman of Union of Arab Banks at the 2016 Union of Arab Banks (UAB) International Banking Summit held in Rome.
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