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1 . Who has become the first female violinist to get Sangita Kalanidhi Award ?

a) Avasarala Kanyakumari

b) Kavita Agarwal

c) K Gayathri

d) Manisha Singh



Ans : (A)

Description : Renowned violinist Avasarala Kanyakumari from south India was selected for the prestigious 2016 Sangita Kalanidhi Award. With this, she becomes first female violinist chosen in the history of this prestigious award. She will be bestowed with the award on January 1, 2017. She will also preside over the 90th annual conference of the Music Academy scheduled from December 15, 2016 to January 1, 2017.

2 . Which country has completed the production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft ?

a) India

b) China

c) France

d) USA



Ans : (B)

Description : China has completed the production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft dubbed as the AG600.It was unveiled by the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) in the southern port city of Zhuhai.

3 . Government has sanctioned what amount under 'Swadesh Darshan' scheme ?

a) 1549 Cr

b) 1985 Cr

c) 2048 Cr

d) 2678 Cr



Ans : (C)

Description : The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 25 projects under the Swadesh Darshan scheme worth Rs. 2048 Crore. The scheme is launched in January 2015. For the North Eastern States, the Ministry has sanctioned 9 projects worth Rs. 821 Crores covering all the 8 states.

4 . Which bank is/are the first Indian bank to sign up for Swift’s global payments innovation initiative ?

a) HDFC

b) AXIS

c) ICICI

d) Both B & C



Ans : (D)

Description : ICICI Bank and Axis Bank are the first Indian banks to sign up for Swift’s global payments innovation initiative. The Belgium-based Swift is a global member-owned cooperative and a leading provider of secure financial messaging services. The initiative aims to “enhance” cross-border payments by using its messaging platform. In its first phase, the initiative will focus on business-to-business payments.

5 . Which state has topped the Urban Internet connectivity Index list ?

a) Karnataka

b) Tamilnadu

c) Telangana

d) Maharashtra



Ans : (B)

Description : While analyzing the telecom connectivity spread across the urban areas of the nation, it is found that Tamil Nadu tops the report with around 21 million urban internet subscribers, which is about 9% of the total 231 million urban internet subscriber of India.

6 . Scientists have discovered two small worlds far outside the orbit of which planet?

a) Venus

b) Pluto

c) Saturn

d) Neptune



Ans : (D)

Description : Scientists have discovered two small worlds far outside the orbit of Neptune in the most comprehensive survey conducted on distant solar system objects. The two objects are located beyond the Kuiper belt which is a region of small icy objects beyond Neptune.

7 . Which sports person broke the 28 year old world record in the 100m hurdles at the London Anniversary Games?

a) Aries Merritt

b) Mikel Thomas

c) Keni Harrison

d) Florian Schwarthoff



Ans : (C)

Description : America’s Keni Harrison broke the 28 year old world record in the 100m hurdles clocking 12.20 seconds at the London Anniversary Games.
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