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  1. Which State Government approved the bicyle highway to promote Eco-Tourism that will surround the various historical and Tourism Spots?
    A.Uttar Pradesh
    B.Madhya Pradesh
    D.Andhra Pradesh
    Answer – A.Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation :
    State Government has approved the 200 Km Long bicycle highway from Agra to the Lion Safari in Etawah to promote Eco-Tourism in the surroundings of the Taj Mahal. Inaugurated by: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

  2. The International Nurses Day is being observed in the remembrance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on which day?
    A.May 11
    B.May 14
    C.May 12
    D.May 10
    Answer – C.May 12
    Explanation :
    The International Nurses Day is celebrated all over the world on May 12 every year to commemorate English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

  3. Congress Leader and Rajya Sabha MP passed away when he is 76 aged recently due to massive heart attack. Who is he?
    A.Praveen Rashtrapal
    B.Jerveen Rashtrapal
    C.Mahodev Rashtrapal
    D.Rohit Rashtrapal
    Answer – A.Praveen Rashtrapal
    Explanation :
    Gujarat Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Praveen Rashtrapal died after suffering a massive heart attack. He was an elected to the 13th Lok Sabha from 1999 to 2004. He was a member from the Upper House from April 2006 to April 2012.

  4. Who has joined the Olympic Goodwill Ambassadors list to represent the India which is to be held in Rio de Janeiro during the year 2016?
    A.Shah Rukh Khan
    B.Amitabh Bachchan
    C.Asha Boshle
    D.AR Rahman
    Answer – D.AR Rahman
    Explanation :
    Oscar winning music Director A R Rahman will also to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent joining the earlier appointed ambassadors list.

  5. Who has been elected unanimously as International Cricket Council Chairman for the tenure of 2 years which was declared by Independent Audit Committee?
    A.Shashant Mavlankar
    B.Shashank Manohar
    C.Shashant Manohar
    D.Shashank Mavlankar
    Answer – B.Shashank Manohar
    Explanation :
    Former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Shashank Manohar has been elected unanimously as the first Independent chairman of the International Cricket Council for two years.

  6. Chennai based company FPL has partnered with which company to launch off-grid solar products and to set up manufacturer in India?
    Answer – B.Nokero
    Explanation :
    Chennai-based FPL has partnered with America based Nokero Solar Equipment maker to launch off-grid solar products and soon plans to manufacture in India. FPL currently makes engineering platsics while Nokero makes solar lights, phone chargers and is a specialist in solar energy-related products.

  7. The Major Banker ICICI launched the country’s 1st contactless credit card for which sector in association with Jet Airways?
    C.Small, Medium Enterprise
    D.Smal Industries
    Answer – C.Small, Medium Enterprise
    Explanation :
    India largest private sector bank ICICI in association with Jet Airways launched the country’s first ‘contactless’ credit cards for small and mid-sized enterprises and their employees.

  8. Delhi listed which rank in most polluted cities in World reported by WHO with worst air pollution?
    Answer – B.11th
    Explanation :
    WHO reported that India is home to four of the five cities in the world with worst air pollution. Report stated that more than 7 million premature deaths occur every year due to air pollution, 3 million of them due to outdoor air quality. 4 most polluted cities out of top 5 – Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur.

  9. Which University completed and celebrated 100 years of glorious existence which was opened in 1916?
    A.Banaras Hindu University
    B.Jawaharlal Nehru University
    C.Pondicherry University
    D.Hindu University
    Answer – A.Banaras Hindu University
    Explanation :
    BHU completes its 100 years of glorious existence. Madan Mohan Malaviya founded Banaras Hindu University to help promote the sustainable development, growth and eradication of poverty, this outstanding institution of excellence has completed 100 years of its eventful journey.

  10. Which city host the three day Vichaar Mahakum International conference to discover the solutions to various national and global problems?
    A.Ujjain, MP
    Answer – A.Ujjain, MP
    Explanation :
    RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat inaugurated the three 3-day Vichaar Mahakum international conference, during Simhastha Kumbh is underway in Ujjain, MP.

  11. Government inks MoU with NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd. to popularize India’s which product at Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi?
    A.Cotton Saree
    B.Manmade goods
    Answer – C.Handloom
    Explanation :
    The Textile Ministry has signed a pact with NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd for popularizing India Handloom textiles as a fashionable product for youth at Udyog Bhawan New Delhi.

  12. Which country planned to close world’s biggest refugee camp in Dadaab for national security which has over 330,000 refugees?
    B.South Africa
    Answer – D.Kenya
    Explanation :
    The Kenyan government will close Dadaab refugee camp for national security which has over 330,000 refugees mostly Somali refugees, and send them back home or on to other countries.

  13. Which mammal is adopted as National Mammmal of United states, signed by President Barack Obama?
    Answer – C.Bison
    Explanation :
    President Barack Obama has signed to make US bison as its national mammal. However the bald eagle will continue to enjoy the position of the national animal of the US.

  14. Who has been elected as 2016 Texas Elementary Teacher of the year and awarded in White House by US president?
    A.Banumathi Balakrishnan
    B.Revathi Balakrishnan
    C.Manju Balakrishnan
    D.Maithili Balakrishnan
    Answer – B.Revathi Balakrishnan
    Explanation :
    Indian Born American woman Elementary teacher Revathi Balakrishnan honoured by US President Barack Obama for her contribution work in the Education.

  15. Who has been named as NBA’s Most Valuable Player for second straight year?
    A.Stephen Jerry
    B.Stephen Curie
    C.Stephen Curry
    D.Stephen Marui
    Answer – C.Stephen Curry
    Explanation :
    Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second straight year he is set be the 11th person to win consecutive MVP awards.