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- Recently Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) completed 10 lakh enrolments. Which of the following state is not covererd under the maximum enrolment of the scheme ?
Answer – C.Himachal Pradesh
Explanation – The front runner programme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) has completed 10 lakh enrolments. States with maximum enrolment under scheme – Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
- Hamid Ansari has concluded his 5 days two-nation tour to Thailand and Brunei. During his visit he had signed how many agreements with Brunei ?
Answer – D.3
Explanation – On the invitation of Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, he visited Brunei for three days. There he inked 3 agreements on Defence Cooperation, Health cooperation and on Youth affairs & sports cooperation.
- IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Open Chess tournament title has been clinched by which of the following ?
B.Stany G A
Answer – D.Swapnil Dhopade
Explanation – Rs. 7.5 lakh IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Open Chess tournament title has been clinched by Grandmaster Swapnil S Dhopade of Maharashtra which was held in Mumbai.
- As per the recent UNICEF report, which country is having the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) ?
Answer – B.Somalia
Explanation – In accordance with the UNICEF report, highest prevalence of FGM again sat on to Somalia (98%), Guinea (97%) and Djibouti (93%) but the overall rate has been trimmed in 30 countries.
- Recently which of the following company has received the stamp of approval from SEBI for MF business ?
Answer – D.Mahindra
Explanation – Mahindra Asset Management Company has received a stamp of approval from SEBI to initiate its mutual fund business. This newly formed MF business will focus on investors in semi-urban and rural markets.
- As per the recent RBI survey, the real Gross Value Added at basic price (GVA) is projected at what % in 2016-17 ?
Answer – C.7.8%
Explanation – As per the recent RBI survey, the real Gross Value Added at basic price (GVA) is expected to increase to 7.8% in the next fiscal (2016-17) from 7.4% expected in 2015-16.
- Singapore Airlines has designated which of the following as the General Manager India ?
Answer – B.David Lim
Explanation – Singapore Airlines has designated David Lim as the General Manager India w.e.f. April 3, 2016. He will succeed David Lau.
- Indian Tea Association has appointed which of the following as its Chairman ?
Answer – D.Ashok Bhargava
Explanation – Tea Association’s national committee has re-elected Ashok Kumar Bhargava, Azam Monem and Vivek Goenka as chairman, vice-chairman and additional vice-chairman respectively of the association.
- In a bid to to exploit the potential of National Career Service (NCS) project, Union Labour Ministry has inked how many agreements with leading organizations engaged in employment ?
Answer – C.8
Explanation – In a bid to exploit the potential of National Career Service (NCS) project, Union Labour Ministry has inked 8 agreements with leading organizations engaged in employment and career related activities.
- Sudhir Tailang, who has been recently passed away was related to which of the field ?
Answer – B.Cartoonist
Explanation – Padma Shri awardee, eminent cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passed away due to brain tumour. He was 55.He was suffering from GBM-4 stage brain tumour and had undergone two surgeries and chemotherapy during the course of his treatment over two years.
- To fast track building of highways, the government has approved how much worth for 9 states ?
Answer – D.Rs 17,000-crore
Explanation – To fast track building of highways, the government has approved Rs 17,000-crore highways projects for 9 states which will worked under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP).
- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (Bhel) is all set to instigate 500 MW Kosti thermal power plant in which of the following country ?
Answer – C.Sudan
Explanation – Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (Bhel) announced the inauguration of 500 Mw Kosti thermal power plant in Kosti, Sundan. It will comprise of 4 units of 125 Mw capacity each.
- Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has announced to set up National Organic Farming Research Institute in which of the following state ?
Answer – B.Sikkim
Explanation – Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has announced to instigate a National Organic Farming Research Institute in Sikkim. The institute will be established by upgrading the existing Regional Centre of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in Gangtok.
- Government has appointed which of the following as the next Ambassador of lndia to the Republic of Armenia ?
Answer – D.Yogeshwar Sangwan
Explanation – Government has appointed Yogeshwar Sangwan as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Armenia. He is presently serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Tehran.
- International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation observes on which of the following date ?
Answer – C.February 6
Explanation – To raise awareness about the female genital mutilation (FGM) and to promote its eradication, every year February 6 is celebrated as the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.