1 . PM Modi launched first phase of SAUNI project in which state ?
d) Madhya Pradesh
Ans : (C)Description : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first phase of SAUNI (Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation) Yojana at Sanodara of Jamnagar district of Gujarat. SAUNI Yojana is multipurpose project that aims to solve the water problems of a parched Saurashtra region of Gujarat.
2 . India has recently signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) with which country?
Ans : (B)Description : India and the United States have signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) that will enable both countries to use each other’s bases for repair and replenishment of defence supplies. The agreement was signed after Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met his US counterpart, Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter in Washington, D.C.
3 . Who was awarded 2015 Saraswati Samman ?
a) Harihar Das
b) Shyam hari Agarwal
c) Padma Sachdev
d) All of the above
Ans : (C)Description : Eminent Dogri language Poetess and novelist Padma Sachdev was awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015. She was bestowed with this prestigious award for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ (published in 2007) written in Dogri language. She was felicitated by Delhi’s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in New Delhi.
4 . Central Reserve Police Force India (CRPF) has decided to appoint which athlete as it’s brand ambassador ?
a) Sashi Mallick
b) Yogeshwar Dutt
c) PV Sindhu
d) Non of these
Ans : (C)Description : Central Reserve Police Force India (CRPF) has decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu as it’s brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank of Commandant on the ace badminton player.
5 . India and _______ have signed four MoU to enhance cooperation and bilateral relations.
Ans : (D)Description : India and Myanmar have signed four MoU to enhance cooperation and bilateral relations between the two countries. The first agreement pertains to the construction of 69 bridges on the Tamu-Kalewa section of the trilateral highway connecting India, Myanmar and Thailand.
6 . Who has launched ‘Pharma Sahi Daam’ mobile App ?
a) Ananth Kumar
b) Pranab Mukharjee
c) Meenka Gandhi
d) Sushma Swaraj
Ans : (A)Description : The Union minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar launched a mobile App. developed by NPPA, which shows the MRP fixed by NPPA for various scheduled drugs on the real time basis. In the Sidelines the Minister also urged a ‘3A (Availability, Affordability and Accessibility) approach to achieve health security for every citizen of India.
7 . RBI , projected India's growth rate at what percent in FY 2016-17 ?
Ans : (C)Description : The RBI, in its Annual Report, has projected India\'s growth rate at 7.6% in 2016-17, up from 7.2% last year.