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  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. India has sanctioned a soft loan of $540 million to Nepal recently for various infrastructure development programmes.
  3. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae handed over the approval papers to Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister of Nepal Ramesh Lekhak.

III. Under this programme Mahalaki bridge and 25 rods will be constructed in various parts of Nepal.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. Only II
  2. I and III d. All of these


  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Science express:
  2. With the collaborative efforts of Ministries of Railways, Environment and Science and Technology, the 16- coach train will travel to Tripura ad to the North bank of the Brahmaputra for the first time.
  3. Exhibits of eight coaches of the train are devoted to information, caste studies and materials related to various aspects of climate change.

III. The exhibitions mounted will also showcase the underlying science, impacts, adaption activities, mitigation solutions and policy approaches in a manner and that is easy to understand and interesting for not just school students, but also the masses.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. Only II
  2. Only III d. All of these


  1. Who is appointed as the 13th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on February 16, 2017?
  2. VK Sasikala
  3. Edappadi K. Palanisami
  4. C. VidyasagarRao
  5. J. Jayalalitha


  1. Consider the following statements regarding the National Women’s Parliament?
  2. A three-day National Women’s Parliament, being organised by Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly with the theme of ‘Empowering Women- Strengthening Democracy’, held in the state capital region Amaravati.
  3. The conclave will be a common platform for women from diverse backgrounds like politics, arts and culture, sports, education, industry, media, cinema, judiciary and social sector to share their knowledge and research in the area of women’s social, economic and political empowerment.
  4. Only I B. Only II
  5. Both of these d. None of these


  1. Consider the provisions of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill:
  2. The IIM bill, 2017 seeks to provide to these 100 prestigious institutes powers to grant degree.
  3. Reservation in admissions will be provided as per Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006.

III. The Board of each institute shall consist of a Chairperson, one nominee each of the Centre and the State government, four eminent persons (including a woman) distinguished in the field of education, industry, commerce, social service or public administration.

Which of the above statements is /are true?

  1. Only I B. I and II
  2. II and III d. All of these


  1. Consider the following statements regarding PradhanMantriGraminDigitlSakshartaAbhiyan (PMGDISHA):
  2. The PMGDISHA being initiated under Digital India Programme would cover 6 crore households in rural areas to make them digitally literate.
  3. This would empower the citizens by providing them access to information, knowledge and skills for operating computers/digital access devices.

III. Thus, digitally literate persons will actively participate in the process of nation building by using IT.

Which of the above statement is/are true?

  1. Only I B. I and II     c. II and III     d. All of these


  1. The ‘Kakatiya Hub for Social Innovation’ will function like a rural incubator to encourage entrepreneurship at the grassroots level. The move is expected to create a model for promoting entrepreneurs in rural and semi-urban areas in the country. It is introduced by which State?
  2. Andhra Pradesh B. Telengana
  3. Karnataka d. Tamil Nadu


  1. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has cleared recently that there is no provision for individual cash transfer component in which scheme?
  2. BetiBachaoBetiPadhao Scheme
  3. Women Helpline Scheme
  4. Indira Gandhi MatritvaSahyogYojana (IGMSY) – A Conditional Maternity Benefit Scheme
  5. Mahila E- Haat


  1. Which place in Karnataka got India’s first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK)?
  2. Mysuru B. Mangaluru
  3. Hubballi d. Kalaburgi


10.India attended a conference on Afghanistan’s future in Moscow on February 15, 2017, two months after Russia hosted a similar conference with only China and Pakistan.  Choose the other nation.

  1. Russia B. India c. Iran     d. All of these


11.Ministry of Railways, government of India and FerrovieDelloStatoItaliane Group (FS Group), Italy have signed an MoU for technical cooperation in rail sector. Consider the Cooperation areas in this MoU.

  1. Safety audit of Indian Railways and measures required for enhancing safety in train operation.
  2. Assessment and certification of advanced technology-based safety products and systems to Safety Integrity Level (SIL).

III. Training and competency development with focus of safety, modern trends in maintenance and diagnostic etc.

Which of the above statements is/are wrong?

  1. Only I B. I and II

c.All of these                                                     d. None of these


  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. A legislation was introduced in the US House of Representatives by California Congressman Zoe Lofgren.
  3. It mandated that the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders be doubled to $150000.

III. This ensures American employers have access to the talent they need, while removing incentives for companies to undercut American wages and outsource jobs.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. Only II

c.I and II                                                               d. I and III


  1. Who permitted multilateral and regional financial institutions to invest in rupee denominated bonds popularly known as ‘masala bonds’ issued by Indian entities in order to provide more choices of investors to Indian entities issuing rupee denominated bonds abroad?
  2. World Bank
  3. International Monetary Fund
  4. Reserve Bank of India
  5. None of the above.


  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The government has allocated Rs. 500 crore to India Post Payments Bank for the financial year 2017-18.
  3. In the 500 crore, the government has allocated Rs. 375 crore as ‘capital infusion into corporate entity for India Post Payments Bank’ and Rs. 125 crore as ‘grant-in-aid to India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)’.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. Only II

c.Both of these                                                 d. None of these


  1. Intech DMLS, metal 3D- printing provider and metal additive manufacturing establishment in aviation sector, has announced the launch of country’s first indigenously developed Jet Engine series recently. Which countries in the work already do this?
  2. The USA B. Europe     c. Israil     d. All of these


  1. The Commerce Ministry has approved the pilot Revenue Insurance Scheme for protecting growers of plantation crops from which things?
  2. Yield loss due to adverse weather parameters
  3. Pest attacks
  4. Income loss caused by fall in prices
  5. All of the above.


17.Consider the following statements:

  1. The researchers led by Tom Lapen, a professor at the University of Houston in the USA have found the evidence for Volcanic activity on Mars after analysed a meteorite from Mars.
  2. The study was published in the journal Science Advances.

III. Forty of these Martian meteorites, with similar chemical composition and ejection time, have been found.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. I and II c.I and III     d. All of these


  1. Aethiocarenusburmanicus lived in which country?
  2. Myanmar B. Bangladesh

c.India                                                  d. China


  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The official mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, ‘Kheleao’ was unveiled at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
  3. Kheleo, a clouded leopard, the yound and charismatic face of the FIFA U-17 World Cup was introduced to hundreds of football fans.

III. The clouded leopard is an endangered wild cat whose habitat extends from the kodaikenal foothills to mainland South-East Asia.

Which of the above statement is/are true?

  1. Only I B. I and II c. II and III     d. All of these


  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. India defeated England by 75 runs and clinched the Twenty20 International series placed at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru).
  3. This is India’s first win in a bilateral T20 International series against England. England lost their last 8 wickets for 8 runs.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only I B. Only II

c.Both of these                                                 d. None of these


  1. The longest elevated bike pat in the world has been opened in the name of ‘the winding viaduct’. It is opened at which place?
  2. Xiamen B. Beijing

c.Sanghai                                             d. Shenzhen


  1. Veteran journalist and seasoned political commentator Devdutt died recently at the age of 88. He was associated with which newspaper?
  2. Hind Samachar B. Sandesh

c.Pragativadi                                                      d. All of these


  1. Who was appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee in his capacity as the Nalanda University (NU) Chancellor?
  2. AmartyaSen B. Nitish Kumar

c.Vijay P. Bhatkar                                             d. George Yeo


  • Supreme court Struck down the acquisition of nearly 1,000 acres of land in 2006 by the west Bengal government. Which project was stated to come up there: Tata Motor Nano Car Project
  • How many components World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index: 6


  • Name of the President of Vietnam: Tran Dai Quang


  • RBI in its annual report has projected India’s growth rate for the year 2016-17 at: 6%


  • Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the CRPF: PV Sandhu


  • The Permanent Residency Status once given will be applicable for the period of _10_years


  • As per recent data released by the Central Statistics Office, India’s Economy grew at ___7.1____ per cent in the April to June quarter of the current fiscal


  • Summer Paralympics games were held in Sept at which place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • The Currency of Vietnam is: Vietnamese Dong


  • Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra Clinched the mixed double title in  The Brazil Open Grand Prix Badminton Championship


  • The G-20 Summit of Head of the governments took place at : Hangzhou, China


  • What is the India’S Rank in World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index 2016: 35th


    Michel Temer_  has been sworn in as the new President of Brazil


  • The Two Day “BRICS Convention of Tourism”was held at: Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh


  • Which Status will be granted to foreign investors who bring in at least Rupees 10 Crore investment to facilitate business operations in the country: Permanent Residency Status


  • Who has been selected for lifetime achievement Oscar by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, USA: Jackie Chan


  • Khajuraho is Famous for: Exquisite Erotic Sculptures that are etched on the temple walls


  • Indian and USA have signed the crucial LEMOA that will enable their militaries to use each other’s assets and bases for repair and replenishment of supplies.
  • What is the full form of LEMOA: Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement


  • All Foreign Investors are eligible for Permanent Residency Status except: Persons from Pakistan


 Nico Rosberg, Germany_won the Belgium Grand Prix Formula 1 Race:


  • Name the Women President of Brazil who has been removed by Brazil’s Senate on charges of massive corruption: Dilma Rousseff


  • President of Egypt paid a three days visit to India where countries signed a number of agreements.
  • Name of the President: Abdul Fattah Alsisi


  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw was awarded “Chevalier de LÓrdre National de la Legion d’Honneur”(Knight of the National order fo the French Legion of Honour), for her outstanding contribution in the field of: BioSciences



  • The European Union has ordered _ of USA to pay a record 30 billion Euros as recovery of Tax amount: Apple Inc


  • Which issues were raised by PM Modi at the annual G-20 Summit: Concrete measures to check terror financing and crack down on tax evasion



  • Mohammad Shafi Qureshi who passed away recently was a _____: Former Governor of Madhya Pradesh


  • Who has been appointed as the advocate for gender equality and women empowerment in India by UN Women: Aishwaryaa Dhanush


  • France’s constitutional court has ruled against the ban of Burkini. What is Burkini: The full body swim wear used by some Muslim women


  • During PM Modi’s Visit to Vietnam, apart from 12 cooperation agreements India offered _____ millon Defence Line of Credit: US$ 500


  • The growth of Indian Economy from April to June 2016 was slowest in last six quarters mainly on accent of subdued performance in: Mining, Construction and Agriculture


Which other condition apart from investment is stipulated for foreign investors to be eligible for Permanent Residency Status: The Investment should also result in generating employment to at least 20 resident Indians every financial year


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