(1) The govt has declared India free from Avian Influenza (H5N1) from 5 Sep 2016. Avian influenza (AI) is commonly called

A) typhoid

B) malaria

C) yellow fever

D) bird flu

(2) Vice-President Hamid Ansari will be representing India at the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held in

A) Malaysia

B) Cuba

C) Venezuela

D) Egypt

(3) Devendra Jhajharia has become the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics as he won gold at the 2016 Rio Games recently. He is a

A) weightlifter

B) javelin thrower

C) wrestler

D) shot putter

(4) On which date the National Hindi Divas is celebrated in India?

A) September 15

B) September 14

C) September 16

D) September 13

(5) With which telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) has signed a definitive agreement to merge its wireless business marking the largest-ever consolidation in the Indian telecom sector?

A) Airtel

B) Vodafone

C) Idea Ltd

D) Aircel Ltd.

(6) The Union Cabinet approved an extradition treaty between India and which of the following neighbouring countries recently?

A) Maldives

B) Nepal

C) Bhutan

D) Afghanistan

(7) Jim Yong Kim is heading which of the following international institutions at present? He is running for another five-year term at the institution.

A) World Bank



D) United Nations

(8) The 3rd BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet was held recently in

A) Chennai

B) Chandigarh

C) Ahmedabad

D) Visakhapatnam

(9) Who has been sworn-in as the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?

A) Ram Nath Kovind

B) Banwarilal Purohit

C) Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa

D) V. Shanmuganathan

(10) Who has been selected for the 2015 National Humanities Medal by United President Barack Obama?

A) Jayan Ramachandiran

B) Aaron Pankaj

C) Abraham Verghese

D) None of the above


(1) D   (2) C   (3) B   (4) B   (5) D   (6) D   (7) A   (8) D   (9) D   (10) C

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