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- Name the person is set to be the mascot of ‘Incredible India’ international marketing campaign with the tourism ministry?
Answer – C.Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the mascot of ‘Incredible India’ campaign with the tourism ministry finally deciding to do away with plans to rope in any Bollywood stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, for the role which was lying vacant after ouster of Aamir Khan earlier this year. Incredible India is the name of an international marketing campaign by the Government of India to promote tourism in India in 2002 to an audience of global appeal. Incredible India title was officially branded and promoted by Amitabh Kant, then the Joint Secretary under the Union Ministry of Tourism, in 2002.
- The Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) held at which city?
Answer – A.Greater Noida
India host the important global tobacco control conference for the first time, where it will push for include smokeless tobacco as an agenda. The Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held at Greater Noida. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena would be the special invited speaker at the conference, which would be inaugurated by Union Health Minister J P Nadda.
- Which software launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to do speedy disposal of appeals/Complaints?
Answer – C.e-Court Software
E-Court software launched by Home Minister to do speedy disposal of Appeals/Complaints. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched ‘e-Court Software‘ to enable speedy disposal of Appeals/Complaints by using digital technology at the 2-day 11th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) in New Delhi. The system would allow online filing of appeals/complaints and case transfer using latest technology. It would generate a unique number which can be used by the applicant for tracking the status of a case filed with the Commission.
- India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with which country on intellectual property rights (IPR) and ease of doing business?
Answer – B.Britain
India and Britain signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on intellectual property rights (IPR) and ease of doing business following delegation-level talks led by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Theresa May. Both the MoUs were exchanged in the presence of Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and her British side Theresa May here.It is intended to promote innovation, creativity and economic growth in both countries. It established a broad and flexible framework through which both countries can exchange best practices and work together on training programmes and technical exchanges get bigger awareness on IPRs and better protect intellectual property rights.
- Name the ancient ‘lost’ Indian river is believed to have existed at Konark, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Odisha?
Answer – D.Chandrabhaga
After the confirmation of existence of the mythical Saraswati river in India’s North-West, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur claim they have found evidence of another ‘lost’ Indian river. The River Named Chandrabhaga, the ancient river is believed to have existed at a distance of about 2 km from the 13th century Sun Temple at Konark, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Odisha. Almost all myths regarding Konark, including illustrations and photographs, indicate the presence of the Chandrabhaga river in the proximity of the temple.
- Which date is observed as the 128th anniversary of Nobel laureate Bharat Ratna Sir CV Raman who discovered Raman Effect?
Answer – D.November 7
The 128th anniversary of Nobel laureate Bharat Ratna Sir CV Raman who discovered Raman Effect is observed on 7th November 2016. He was born on November 7 in the year 1888 at Thiruvanaikaval in Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu. Raman effect is the Change in the wavelength of light that occurs when a light beam is deflected by molecules.
- Which date is observed as National Cancer Awareness Day every year across India since September 2014?
Answer – B.November 7
National Cancer Awareness Day was observed on 7th November every year across India.It was announced by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in September 2014. India’s largest National Cancer Institute located at AIIMS campus in Jhajjar district, Haryana. The Cancer Institute in Badsa was “independent India’s largest government-funded hospital project”.
- Name the Firebrand Congress leader and former MLA has died of multi-organ failure at a private hospital in Gurgaon?
B.Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra
D.Mangat Ram Sharma
Answer – B.Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra
Firebrand Congress leader and former MLA Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu), died of multi-organ failure at a private hospital in Gurgaon. He was 52. The three-time Congress MLA represented Brahmagiri assembly segment in a row from 1995 to 2009 and was executive president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC).
- Name the Former Union Minister of State and BJP leader has passed away at an age of 88?
D.Samir Ranjan Barman
Answer – B.Jayawantiben Mehta
Former Union Minister of State and BJP leader Jayawantiben Mehta passed away. She was 88. She was made the minister of state in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet in 1999.
- Who among the following won the 2016 WTA Elite Singles Trophy?
Answer – D.Petra Kvitova
Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova November 2016 won the 2016 WTA Elite Singles Trophy. She defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-2 to grab the title at Zhuhai, China. Petra Kvitová was on born 8 March 1990. She is a Czech professional tennis player. Having turned professional in 2006, she is known for her powerful left-handed groundstrokes and variety. Kvitová has won nineteen career singles titles including two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon. In addition to that, she is also an Olympic bronze medallist, having won the medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
- Who defeated John Isner for men’s single title at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris?
Answer – D.Andy Murray
World No. 1 Andy Murray defeating John Isner for men’s single title at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris. He claimed his eighth tour-level crown of the year and 43rd in total. He notched a 14th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title and joins Tim Henman (2003) and Greg Rusedski (1998) as British winners in Paris.
- Name the Arjuna Awardee and world silver medalist has won the silver for India in the final of 52kg category lost to China’s Luan Zhang?
A.Y Sanathoi Devi
Answer – A.Y Sanathoi Devi
Indian wushu team has won an impressive five medals, including four silver and one bronze, in the eighth Sanda World Cup held at Xian, China. The event observed participation from 80 best Sanda players of 13th World Wushu Championship 2015. India were represented by five players, according to a Report. Arjuna Awardee and world silver medalist Y Sanathoi Devi won the silver for India in the final of 52kg category lost to China’s Luan Zhang.
- Name the World’s first zero-emissions hydrogen train has unveiled in Germany which would starts its passenger journey from next year?
Answer – A.Coradia iLint
Germany is set to host the world’s first zero-emission, hydrogen passenger train ‘Coradia iLint‘ which will starts its passenger journey from next year. This train only emits excess steam into the atmosphere, and provides an alternative to the country’s 4,000 diesel cars currently in circulation in Germany. The train operates using a hydrogen fuel tank at the roof of the vehicle, that in turn powers a fuel cell to produce electrical energy, its only emission being steam and condensed water. Testing of the train was first presented at Berlin’s InnoTrans trade show in August 2016.
- Which film has became the first Malayalam adventure film to enter into the Rs 100 crore club?
Answer – D.Pulimurugan
Mohanlal starrer adventure film “Pulimurugan” has become the first Malayalam film to enter the Rs 100 crore club. This movie is made with a budget of Rs 25 crore, deals with man animal conflict with Mohanlal in the lead role of Murugan, a hunter. Kamalini Mukherjee,Jagapati Babu, Bala and Lal appear in key supporting roles. It is the first independent screenplay written by Udayakrishna of the Udayakrishna-Siby K. Thomas. The film is produced by Tomichan Mulakupadam through the production house, Mulakupadam Films. The score and soundtrack are composed by Gopi Sunder, while cinematography is handled by Shaji Kumar.
- Who has been appointed as Executive Director to look Department of Statistics and Information Management, Financial markets Operations Department and International Department by RBI?
A.P Chaitanya Rao
B.N Nagendar Rao
C.S Rajasekar Rao
D.M Rajeshwar Rao
Answer – D.M Rajeshwar Rao
The Reserve Bank has appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as Executive Director to look Department of Statistics and Information Management, Financial markets Operations Department and International Department. He will replace G Mahalingam who is retired from the RBI. Prior to this, Rao was the Chief General Manager, Financial Markets Operations Department. He joined RBI in 1984 and as career central banker has exposure in various aspects of central bank functioning.
- Which Insurance corporation has been the country’s most attractive brand in the banking and financial services segment for the third year?
B.Life Insurance Corporation
C.Birla Life Insurance
Answer – B.Life Insurance Corporation
Life Insurance Corp., has been the country’s most attractive brand in the banking and financial services segment for the third year. Another public sector entity, the State Bank of India, saw an improvement of 17 ranks to 48th rank in its overall attractiveness ranking. HDFC got the third position in the BFSI category, and made it to the top 50 Most Attractive Brands list at 49th rank. The private sector bank, ICICI Bank saw an improvement of 4 ranks from 61st in 2015 to 57th in 2016. Other private banks that made it to the top 10 list include Axis Bank (All India rank of 147), Yes Bank (All India rank of 152), and Kotak Mahindra Bank (All India rank of 267).
- What is the rank positioned by India on global business optimism index during the third quarter?
Answer – A.2nd
According to the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report, India was ranked second on the optimism index during the third quarter. India improved its ranking by one spot in a global index of business optimism, with policy reforms and Goods and Services tax (GST) expected to become a reality soon. The top 3 countries are Indonesia, India and The Philippines. The optimism, however, suffered a decline in the last few quarters due to slow growth of core sectors.
- Which organisation has signed a MoU with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi to establish a ‘Joint Advanced Technology Centre’ (JATC)?
Answer – B.DRDO
Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi to establish a ‘Joint Advanced Technology Centre’ (JATC). JATC will be located in the campus of IIT Delhi at the upcoming Science and Technology Park (Mini-Science Park ‘MSP’).
- Which construction major has became the first firm to get Rs.5,000 crore debt recast under RBI’s S4A Scheme?
Answer – C.HCC
Construction major HCC’s Rs.5,000-crore debt recast has become the first case to get approval from a high-level panel organize under Reserve Bank of India’s new Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A). The RBI-mandated Overseeing Committee (OC) under the S4A has accepted HCC’s Rs.5,000-crore debt recast passed by an ICICI Bank-led joint lender forum in September 2016. 52% of the debt (nearly Rs.2,600 crore) was found to be sustainable and can be serviced as per original terms and conditions, including about interest rate and tenure.
- Name the General Manager of State Bank of India was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CERSAI ?
A.Ravindar Chandra Jain
D.Praveen Kumar Sharma
Answer – D.Praveen Kumar Sharma
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet appointed General Manager of State Bank of India Praveen Kumar Sharma was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI). The Appointment order is issued by Department of Personnel and Training , his tenure is three years. Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI) is a central online security interest registry of India. It was primarily created to check frauds in lending against equitable mortgages.