September Current Affairs Mock Test 2017

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  1. Question 1 of 170
    1. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the International Hindu Conference held on 31st Aug 2017?

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    Explanation:
    The three-day International Hindu Conference began on 31st Aug 2017. Its aim is to reinstitute Kathmandu as the global capital of Hinduism.The theme of the conference is ‘Emerging spiritualism: Renaissance of Hinduism’. The aim of the conference is to make Kathmandu the global capital of Hinduism.

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    Explanation:
    The three-day International Hindu Conference began on 31st Aug 2017. Its aim is to reinstitute Kathmandu as the global capital of Hinduism.The theme of the conference is ‘Emerging spiritualism: Renaissance of Hinduism’. The aim of the conference is to make Kathmandu the global capital of Hinduism.

  2. Question 2 of 170
    2. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    How many per cent of the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denomination banknotes that had been invalidated had been returned according to RBI report?

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    Explanation:-
    As per the data released by the RBI, old notes worth Rs 15.44 lakh crore were there in the market out of which 15.28 lakh crore have been received by the bank.It means all but 1.4% of the old Rs 1,000 notes have come back into the banking system.As per the RBI report about 89 million units of the demonetised Rs 1,000 notes, worth Rs 8,900 crore, had not come back into the system.

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    Explanation:-
    As per the data released by the RBI, old notes worth Rs 15.44 lakh crore were there in the market out of which 15.28 lakh crore have been received by the bank.It means all but 1.4% of the old Rs 1,000 notes have come back into the banking system.As per the RBI report about 89 million units of the demonetised Rs 1,000 notes, worth Rs 8,900 crore, had not come back into the system.

  3. Question 3 of 170
    3. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance on 1st sept. 2017?

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    Explanation:-
    Rajiv Kumar has appointed as the new Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance on 1st sept. 2017.Kumar was posted as Joint Secretary and then Additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance from March 19th, 2012 to March 12th, 2015.He has an administrative experience in more than 30 years of service.Kumar has held various important assignments including the Administrative postings in his home State of Jharkhand.

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    Explanation:-
    Rajiv Kumar has appointed as the new Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance on 1st sept. 2017.Kumar was posted as Joint Secretary and then Additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance from March 19th, 2012 to March 12th, 2015.He has an administrative experience in more than 30 years of service.Kumar has held various important assignments including the Administrative postings in his home State of Jharkhand.

  4. Question 4 of 170
    4. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    What rank that India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has got according to the Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017?

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    Explanation:-
    On August 31,2017 India’s largest autonomous public research and development organisation Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked ninth best government organisation in the world. The institute has been ranked ninth amongst a total of 1,207 government institutions, according to the Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017.

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    Explanation:-
    On August 31,2017 India’s largest autonomous public research and development organisation Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked ninth best government organisation in the world. The institute has been ranked ninth amongst a total of 1,207 government institutions, according to the Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017.

  5. Question 5 of 170
    5. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of the ISRO’s navigation satellite launch was unsuccessful on August 31,2017.

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    Explanation:-
    On august 31,2017, India’s ISRO failed in its attempt to launch its eighth regional navigation satellite (IRNSS-1H) from Sriharikota at 7pm. ISRO chief A.S. Kiran Kumar told, “There was no problem in any of the stages. But the heat shield has to separate. And once that happens the satellite gets into the orbit. It got separated internally. But it’s enclosed within the heat shield in the fourth stage”. As a result, the satellite got stuck in the fourth stage of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle–PSLV-C39.

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    Explanation:-
    On august 31,2017, India’s ISRO failed in its attempt to launch its eighth regional navigation satellite (IRNSS-1H) from Sriharikota at 7pm. ISRO chief A.S. Kiran Kumar told, “There was no problem in any of the stages. But the heat shield has to separate. And once that happens the satellite gets into the orbit. It got separated internally. But it’s enclosed within the heat shield in the fourth stage”. As a result, the satellite got stuck in the fourth stage of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle–PSLV-C39.

  6. Question 6 of 170
    6. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Karnataka launches unified health scheme ‘Arogya Bhagya’ and what is the main theme of the scheme?

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    Explanation:-
    Karnataka government will merge the existing seven health schemes to launch a unified health scheme- ‘Arogya Bhagya’. It will cover all 1.4 crore households of the state.The main theme of the ‘Arogya Bhagya’ scheme is ”Treatment First and Payment Next”.All the health facilities will be provided through Aadhaar linked Universal Health Card.The State Cabinet had given administrative sanction for the unified schemes and it will come to effect from 1stof November.

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    Explanation:-
    Karnataka government will merge the existing seven health schemes to launch a unified health scheme- ‘Arogya Bhagya’. It will cover all 1.4 crore households of the state.The main theme of the ‘Arogya Bhagya’ scheme is ”Treatment First and Payment Next”.All the health facilities will be provided through Aadhaar linked Universal Health Card.The State Cabinet had given administrative sanction for the unified schemes and it will come to effect from 1stof November.

  7. Question 7 of 170
    7. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Country has unveiled World’s biggest and powerful X-ray laser gun ?

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    Explanation:-
    The world’s largest and powerful X-ray laser- European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) presented in Hamburg, Germany. The XEFL is series of 3.4-kilometer tunnels up to 38 meters underground near the city of Hamburg. The wavelength of the X-rays is about 0.05 nanometers, comparable to the radius of a hydrogen atom.

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    Explanation:-
    The world’s largest and powerful X-ray laser- European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) presented in Hamburg, Germany. The XEFL is series of 3.4-kilometer tunnels up to 38 meters underground near the city of Hamburg. The wavelength of the X-rays is about 0.05 nanometers, comparable to the radius of a hydrogen atom.

  8. Question 8 of 170
    8. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has been promoted as Ministry of railways on 3rd September 2017?

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    Explanation:-
    The railway department which was held by suresh prabhu is now transferred to Piyush Goyal. Apart from Railways, Piyush Goyal retains the ministry of coal.

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    Explanation:-
    The railway department which was held by suresh prabhu is now transferred to Piyush Goyal. Apart from Railways, Piyush Goyal retains the ministry of coal.

  9. Question 9 of 170
    9. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which bank of India signed in five banks of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism agreement to establish credit lines in the national currencies, as well as a memorandum of cooperation on credit ratings?

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    Explanation:-
    On September 2,2017, five banks of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings.The agreement was signed ahead of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit in China’s Xiamen city on September 3rd .“Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Vnesheconombank, Export-Import Bank of India(EXIM), China Development Bank and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA)have signed an agreement to establish credit lines in the national currencies, as well as a memorandum of cooperation on credit ratings,” Russian news agency TASS reported.

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    Explanation:-
    On September 2,2017, five banks of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings.The agreement was signed ahead of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit in China’s Xiamen city on September 3rd .“Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Vnesheconombank, Export-Import Bank of India(EXIM), China Development Bank and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA)have signed an agreement to establish credit lines in the national currencies, as well as a memorandum of cooperation on credit ratings,” Russian news agency TASS reported.

  10. Question 10 of 170
    10. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who is the first sportsperson to become the head of the Sports Ministry?

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    Explanation:-
    Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has appointed as the country’s Youth Affairs and Sports Minister announced on 3rd of sept. 2017.He has succeeded Vijay Goyal as the Sports Minister and is the first sportsperson to become the head of the Sports Ministry.Rathore joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2013 and was sworn in as minister of state for information & broadcasting when the Modi government came to power in May, 2014.He is the first Indian shooter to win an Olympic medal after his silver at the 2004 Athens Games.

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    Explanation:-
    Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has appointed as the country’s Youth Affairs and Sports Minister announced on 3rd of sept. 2017.He has succeeded Vijay Goyal as the Sports Minister and is the first sportsperson to become the head of the Sports Ministry.Rathore joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2013 and was sworn in as minister of state for information & broadcasting when the Modi government came to power in May, 2014.He is the first Indian shooter to win an Olympic medal after his silver at the 2004 Athens Games.

  11. Question 11 of 170
    11. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Find the name of swiss president who begin three day visit to India
    August 30 2017.

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    Explanation:-
    Swiss president Doris Leuthard will begin her three day visit to India on August 30 2017. She will be received gladly by India’s president Ram nath govind and PM Narendra Modi. These talks will strengthen bilateral ties and it will ramp up trade and investment ties. The visit is significant as Switzerland is the chair of the Nuclear Suppliers Groupwhere India has been seeking membership.Both countries will sign trade agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on railway infrastructure.

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    Explanation:-
    Swiss president Doris Leuthard will begin her three day visit to India on August 30 2017. She will be received gladly by India’s president Ram nath govind and PM Narendra Modi. These talks will strengthen bilateral ties and it will ramp up trade and investment ties. The visit is significant as Switzerland is the chair of the Nuclear Suppliers Groupwhere India has been seeking membership.Both countries will sign trade agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on railway infrastructure.

  12. Question 12 of 170
    12. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    CIPAM, which works under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the ministry, has started a _________initiative.

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    Explanation:-
    CIPAM-DIPP launches social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications.CIPAM, which works under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the ministry, has started an “#LetsTalkIP” initiative. Cell for IPR Promotions and Management (CIPAM) has launched a social media campaign to promote Indian Geographical Indications.It has been launched to make more people aware about the importance of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

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    Explanation:-
    CIPAM-DIPP launches social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications.CIPAM, which works under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the ministry, has started an “#LetsTalkIP” initiative. Cell for IPR Promotions and Management (CIPAM) has launched a social media campaign to promote Indian Geographical Indications.It has been launched to make more people aware about the importance of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

  13. Question 13 of 170
    13. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the Joint India-Nepal army exercise begins?

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    Explanation:-
    Joint India-Nepal army exercise begins in Saljhandi, Nepal.Nepal India Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran has launched and it is to be held from September 3 to 16. This is the 12th edition of the exercise.Joint military exercise, Surya Kiran Nepal Army Battle School at Saljhandi.It will have around 350 troops from each side, focusing on counterinsurgency and counter-terror operations.

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    Explanation:-
    Joint India-Nepal army exercise begins in Saljhandi, Nepal.Nepal India Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran has launched and it is to be held from September 3 to 16. This is the 12th edition of the exercise.Joint military exercise, Surya Kiran Nepal Army Battle School at Saljhandi.It will have around 350 troops from each side, focusing on counterinsurgency and counter-terror operations.

  14. Question 14 of 170
    14. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country ratifies the ISA Framework Agreement and became the ninth member of ISA framework agreement announced on 3rd Sep.2017?

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    Explanation:-
    Seychelles ratifies the ISA Framework Agreement and became the ninth member of ISA Framework agreement announced on 3rd sep 2017.The ISA will need the ratification of just six more countries to become a recognized inter-governmental body.The ISA aims to get at least six more countries on board before October-end.Till now India, France, Nauru, Niger, Fiji, Mauritius, Tuvalu and Bangladesh have ratified the ISA Framework Agreement.

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    Explanation:-
    Seychelles ratifies the ISA Framework Agreement and became the ninth member of ISA Framework agreement announced on 3rd sep 2017.The ISA will need the ratification of just six more countries to become a recognized inter-governmental body.The ISA aims to get at least six more countries on board before October-end.Till now India, France, Nauru, Niger, Fiji, Mauritius, Tuvalu and Bangladesh have ratified the ISA Framework Agreement.

  15. Question 15 of 170
    15. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    What percent UBS has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast for Financial Year 2018?

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    Explanation:-
    On September 3,2017, Global brokerage firm UBS has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.6 per cent from 7.2 per cent. The brokerage said that the growth is expected to rise in coming quarters as the economy is getting normalised post implementation of the GST.

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    Explanation:-
    On September 3,2017, Global brokerage firm UBS has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.6 per cent from 7.2 per cent. The brokerage said that the growth is expected to rise in coming quarters as the economy is getting normalised post implementation of the GST.

  16. Question 16 of 170
    16. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    With which country India has first consignment of 30 MT of High Speed Diesel was sent on 4th of Sept.?

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    Explanation:-
    The first consignment of 30 MT of High Speed Diesel was sent on 4th of Sept from India to Myanmar by land route.Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL), which has been supplying HSD to Bangladesh, despatched the first diesel consignment through NH 37 across the Moreh Custom Check Point on the Indian side and Tamu Custom Check Point on the Myanmar side

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    Explanation:-
    The first consignment of 30 MT of High Speed Diesel was sent on 4th of Sept from India to Myanmar by land route.Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL), which has been supplying HSD to Bangladesh, despatched the first diesel consignment through NH 37 across the Moreh Custom Check Point on the Indian side and Tamu Custom Check Point on the Myanmar side

  17. Question 17 of 170
    17. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Astronomers had discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a relatively nearby dwarf star. The system is called ____________

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    Explanation:-
    Astronomers had discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a relatively nearby dwarf star. The system is called TRAPPIST-1. It is especially appealing because it has three planets in the habitable zone it means that these worlds could potentially support liquid water and perhaps even life announced on 1st sept 2017.TRAPPIST-1 has become one of the most studied exo-systems in the relatively short history of exoplanets.

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    Explanation:-
    Astronomers had discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a relatively nearby dwarf star. The system is called TRAPPIST-1. It is especially appealing because it has three planets in the habitable zone it means that these worlds could potentially support liquid water and perhaps even life announced on 1st sept 2017.TRAPPIST-1 has become one of the most studied exo-systems in the relatively short history of exoplanets.

  18. Question 18 of 170
    18. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the First batch of 1000 E-rickshaws flagged off?

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    Explanation:
    Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has flagged off a fleet of first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from Huda City Centre metro station in Gurugram on 3rd of Sept 2017.The E rickshaw fleet is being operated by Treasure Vase Ventures Private Limited in partnership of Delhi Metro, under the SmartE brand name.The E Rickshaws have been manufactured in India and are fitted with GPS and tracking system.

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    Explanation:
    Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has flagged off a fleet of first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from Huda City Centre metro station in Gurugram on 3rd of Sept 2017.The E rickshaw fleet is being operated by Treasure Vase Ventures Private Limited in partnership of Delhi Metro, under the SmartE brand name.The E Rickshaws have been manufactured in India and are fitted with GPS and tracking system.

  19. Question 19 of 170
    19. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the 9th BRICS summit was held from 3-5 September, 2017?

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    Explanation:
    The ninth BRCIS Summit is held from 3-5 September, 2017 in Xiamen, China. The participating countries are the five member nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit is hosted by China for the second time after the 2011 Summit.

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    Explanation:
    The ninth BRCIS Summit is held from 3-5 September, 2017 in Xiamen, China. The participating countries are the five member nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit is hosted by China for the second time after the 2011 Summit.

  20. Question 20 of 170
    20. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country has enacted law for end practice of banishing women for menstruating?

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    Explanation:
    Nepal’s government has enacted a new law which aimed at stopping the practice of forcing a woman who is menstruating, or has just given birth, to sleep outside their home, in a hut or shed.According to the law, any family member who forces a woman to practice “chaupadi” — the Nepali term used for menstrual isolation can be punished with a jail sentence of 3 months or a fine of 3,000 rupees (about $30)

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    Explanation:
    Nepal’s government has enacted a new law which aimed at stopping the practice of forcing a woman who is menstruating, or has just given birth, to sleep outside their home, in a hut or shed.According to the law, any family member who forces a woman to practice “chaupadi” — the Nepali term used for menstrual isolation can be punished with a jail sentence of 3 months or a fine of 3,000 rupees (about $30)

  21. Question 21 of 170
    21. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Amritpal Singh becomes first Indian to sign up for which country’s National Basketball League?

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    Explanation:
    The captain of the Indian basketball team, Amritpal Singh created history by becoming the first Indian-born player to play professional basketball in the National Basketball League (NBL). He had earlier been a part of the four-member Indian contingent of Amjyot Singh, Yadwinder Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, who had been a part of the National Basketball League (NBL) Draft Combine in Melbourne, Australia.

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    Explanation:
    The captain of the Indian basketball team, Amritpal Singh created history by becoming the first Indian-born player to play professional basketball in the National Basketball League (NBL). He had earlier been a part of the four-member Indian contingent of Amjyot Singh, Yadwinder Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, who had been a part of the National Basketball League (NBL) Draft Combine in Melbourne, Australia.

  22. Question 22 of 170
    22. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena had passed away on 5th Sept. 2017 belongs to which State?

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    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena had passed away on 5th Sept. 2017.He was a resident of Gensi village in Lower Siang district in Guwahati.He represented Likabali constituency and was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2004.He was re-elected to the House from the same constituency in 2009 and 2014.

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    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena had passed away on 5th Sept. 2017.He was a resident of Gensi village in Lower Siang district in Guwahati.He represented Likabali constituency and was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2004.He was re-elected to the House from the same constituency in 2009 and 2014.

  23. Question 23 of 170
    23. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    To which country India hands over off-shore patrol vessel Varuna ?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    On 5th September 2017, India handed over an off-shore patrol vessel, Varuna, to Sri Lanka as a part of stepping up co-operation between the two coast guards.The ship (Varuna) was decommissionedwith traditional honours on August 23 to facilitate the handing over at Kochi.

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    Explanation:
    On 5th September 2017, India handed over an off-shore patrol vessel, Varuna, to Sri Lanka as a part of stepping up co-operation between the two coast guards.The ship (Varuna) was decommissionedwith traditional honours on August 23 to facilitate the handing over at Kochi.

  24. Question 24 of 170
    24. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which state government launches ‘Gyankunj Project ‘in schools?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has launched “Gyakunj e-class project” from Shahpur primary school in Gandhinagar announced on 4th Sept 2017.Under this initiative, interactive e-class will be launched with smart board.In the first phase, 550 schools will be covered under the ‘Gyankunj Project’ and gradually standard 5th to 9th of every schools of the state will cover under the project.’Gyankunj Project’ covers under total worth of Rs. 35.85 crore.

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    Explanation:
    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has launched “Gyakunj e-class project” from Shahpur primary school in Gandhinagar announced on 4th Sept 2017.Under this initiative, interactive e-class will be launched with smart board.In the first phase, 550 schools will be covered under the ‘Gyankunj Project’ and gradually standard 5th to 9th of every schools of the state will cover under the project.’Gyankunj Project’ covers under total worth of Rs. 35.85 crore.

  25. Question 25 of 170
    25. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which entity has launched Chatbot for Customer Care to assist customers?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) is the latest to get smitten by the Artificial Intelligence and Automation. They have launched their first ever chatbot called SBI Intelligent Assistant or SIA, which would be powered by AI, and designed to assist customers. This special chatbot has been created & developed by Allincall, which is a startup from Mumbai, and backed by startup cell of IIT Bombay.

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    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) is the latest to get smitten by the Artificial Intelligence and Automation. They have launched their first ever chatbot called SBI Intelligent Assistant or SIA, which would be powered by AI, and designed to assist customers. This special chatbot has been created & developed by Allincall, which is a startup from Mumbai, and backed by startup cell of IIT Bombay.

  26. Question 26 of 170
    26. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of the mobile app developed by APEDA for farmers to facilitate registration, testing and certification of certain fruits and vegetables.

    Correct

    Explanation:
    According to the Commerce Ministry, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority(APEDA) has developed a mobile app “Hortinet” for farmers to facilitate registration, testing and certification of certain fruits and vegetables.The app “Hortinet” is an integrated traceability system developed by APEDA for providing internet-based services to the stakeholders.

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    Explanation:
    According to the Commerce Ministry, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority(APEDA) has developed a mobile app “Hortinet” for farmers to facilitate registration, testing and certification of certain fruits and vegetables.The app “Hortinet” is an integrated traceability system developed by APEDA for providing internet-based services to the stakeholders.

  27. Question 27 of 170
    27. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where was the AIBA world boxing championships 2017 held?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    On 25th August 2017, the 2017 edition of AIBA world boxing championships started. This event was hosted by Hamburg, Germany. The event lasted till 2nd September 2017. The best 280 boxers in world competed for one of the most decorated boxing titles in the word.

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    Explanation:
    On 25th August 2017, the 2017 edition of AIBA world boxing championships started. This event was hosted by Hamburg, Germany. The event lasted till 2nd September 2017. The best 280 boxers in world competed for one of the most decorated boxing titles in the word.

  28. Question 28 of 170
    28. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has won the Italian Grand Prix 2017 to take lead in Formula-1 title race announced on 3rd sept. 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix, takes lead title from Sebastian Vettel
    Lewis Hamilton has won the Italian Grand Prix 2017 to take lead in Formula-1 title race announced on 3rd sept. 2017. Hamilton now has 238 points, three more points than Vettel.

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    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix, takes lead title from Sebastian Vettel
    Lewis Hamilton has won the Italian Grand Prix 2017 to take lead in Formula-1 title race announced on 3rd sept. 2017. Hamilton now has 238 points, three more points than Vettel.

  29. Question 29 of 170
    29. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the India and Sri Lanka begin Joint Naval Exercise SLINEX 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    On 7th September 2017, the seventh edition of India-Sri Lanka joint maritime naval exercise SLINEX 2017 started near Vishakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh in India on the Bay of Bengal. It will last till 14th September 2017.
    SLINEX – Sri Lanka India Naval Exercise are a series of naval exercises between the Indian Navy and the Sri Lankan Navy.

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    Explanation:
    On 7th September 2017, the seventh edition of India-Sri Lanka joint maritime naval exercise SLINEX 2017 started near Vishakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh in India on the Bay of Bengal. It will last till 14th September 2017.
    SLINEX – Sri Lanka India Naval Exercise are a series of naval exercises between the Indian Navy and the Sri Lankan Navy.

  30. Question 30 of 170
    30. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Andhra Pradesh has signed MoU for country’s 1st Hyperloop to connect which of its two cities?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) on 6th of Sept. 2017.The pact has been signed to connect Vijayawada and Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh in Guntur district.

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    Explanation:
    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) on 6th of Sept. 2017.The pact has been signed to connect Vijayawada and Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh in Guntur district.

  31. Question 31 of 170
    31. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of Indian actress becomes 1st Indian woman ambassador for Tourism Australia.

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Parineeti Chopra has appointed as the first Indian woman ambassador in ”Friends of Australia” (FOA) advocacy panel by Tourism Australia. According to Tourism Australia (TA) statement she was presented the Friend of Australia (FOA) recognition by Australian Consul General Tony Huber for her contribution to promote Australia recently.She will be the first Indian woman ambassador to be a part of the FOA advocacy panel.In her new role she will be promoting Australia as a tourist destination.

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    Explanation:
    Parineeti Chopra has appointed as the first Indian woman ambassador in ”Friends of Australia” (FOA) advocacy panel by Tourism Australia. According to Tourism Australia (TA) statement she was presented the Friend of Australia (FOA) recognition by Australian Consul General Tony Huber for her contribution to promote Australia recently.She will be the first Indian woman ambassador to be a part of the FOA advocacy panel.In her new role she will be promoting Australia as a tourist destination.

  32. Question 32 of 170
    32. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    For which year India has been select to host Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    India to host Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in 2019
    India has been selected to host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships.The current edition of the tournament is being held at the Gold Coast Australia.

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    Explanation:
    India to host Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in 2019
    India has been selected to host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships.The current edition of the tournament is being held at the Gold Coast Australia.

  33. Question 33 of 170
    33. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where was the first Water ATM established?

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    Explanation:
    Explanation: First water ATM has been inaugurated by Telangana State Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy at Nalgonda X Roads on 7th of Sept. 2017. .A total of 200 ATMs will be set up to reach a targeted 150,000 people. In the first phase 50 water ATMs will be operationalised by 2018.These water ATMs use a seven step treatment process to purify water that adheres to national norms.They are connected via cloud-based technology for real-time monitoring and analyses operational parameters, thereby minimising downtime.

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    Explanation:
    Explanation: First water ATM has been inaugurated by Telangana State Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy at Nalgonda X Roads on 7th of Sept. 2017. .A total of 200 ATMs will be set up to reach a targeted 150,000 people. In the first phase 50 water ATMs will be operationalised by 2018.These water ATMs use a seven step treatment process to purify water that adheres to national norms.They are connected via cloud-based technology for real-time monitoring and analyses operational parameters, thereby minimising downtime.

  34. Question 34 of 170
    34. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which state govt. signs MoU with Google to increase digital literacy?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Assam government has signed a MoU with Google India Pvt. Ltd. to increase digital literacy and takeInternet connectivity to the remotest part of the north-eastern state.Under this MoU the government would work to provide Internet connections to 26,000 villages and 1,500 tea garden areas in Assam. The MoU will be used as a launch pad to achieve the state government’s vision of women empowerment, skill development, and universal education.

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    Explanation:
    Assam government has signed a MoU with Google India Pvt. Ltd. to increase digital literacy and takeInternet connectivity to the remotest part of the north-eastern state.Under this MoU the government would work to provide Internet connections to 26,000 villages and 1,500 tea garden areas in Assam. The MoU will be used as a launch pad to achieve the state government’s vision of women empowerment, skill development, and universal education.

  35. Question 35 of 170
    35. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country’s bank has been ejected out of US over terror financing charge?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    The Department of Financial Services has fined USD 225 million to Pakistan’s Habib Bank and its New York branch announced on 8th Sept. 2017.The bank has failed to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other illicit financial transactions. Habib Bank, Pakistan’s largest private lender, has been ordered by the US banking regulators to shut down its New York office after nearly 40 years of operation.According to the report, Habib Bank had allowed 13,000 transactions that were not sufficiently screened to ensure they did not involve sanctioned countries.

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    Explanation:
    The Department of Financial Services has fined USD 225 million to Pakistan’s Habib Bank and its New York branch announced on 8th Sept. 2017.The bank has failed to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other illicit financial transactions. Habib Bank, Pakistan’s largest private lender, has been ordered by the US banking regulators to shut down its New York office after nearly 40 years of operation.According to the report, Habib Bank had allowed 13,000 transactions that were not sufficiently screened to ensure they did not involve sanctioned countries.

  36. Question 36 of 170
    36. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    What was the theme when 51st International Literacy Day celebrated at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 8th September 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    On 8th September 2017, 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The theme was `Literacy in a digital world’. This day was coined by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as the International Literacy Day. On this day, public awareness is created to eradicate illiteracy and spread the importance of adult education programme

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    Explanation:
    On 8th September 2017, 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The theme was `Literacy in a digital world’. This day was coined by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as the International Literacy Day. On this day, public awareness is created to eradicate illiteracy and spread the importance of adult education programme

  37. Question 37 of 170
    37. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who is heading Joint Parliamentary Committee on the financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    A Joint Parliamentary Committee has been formed to examine and present a report on the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, in New Delhi. It consists of 20 members of Lok Sabha and 10 members of Rajya Sabha. The Committee will gather views and suggestions from stakeholders and public on the provisions of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017.Persons interested can submit their views or suggestions as a written Memoranda to the Committee. The Memoranda will be maintained ‘confidential’ by the Committee.

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    Explanation:
    A Joint Parliamentary Committee has been formed to examine and present a report on the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, in New Delhi. It consists of 20 members of Lok Sabha and 10 members of Rajya Sabha. The Committee will gather views and suggestions from stakeholders and public on the provisions of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017.Persons interested can submit their views or suggestions as a written Memoranda to the Committee. The Memoranda will be maintained ‘confidential’ by the Committee.

  38. Question 38 of 170
    38. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which state has topped in GST migration and fresh registrations?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Maharashtra is on the top position among other states in the country when it comes to migration of existing traders and fresh registrations under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) network. Uttar Pradesh (5.93 lakh) has secured second position whereas Tamil Nadu (5.23 lakh) is on the third position in terms of migration of traders through GST network.

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    Explanation:
    Maharashtra is on the top position among other states in the country when it comes to migration of existing traders and fresh registrations under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) network. Uttar Pradesh (5.93 lakh) has secured second position whereas Tamil Nadu (5.23 lakh) is on the third position in terms of migration of traders through GST network.

  39. Question 39 of 170
    39. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which two Indian naval ships had been departed for deployment to East and South-East Asia?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt departed from Visakhapatnam on 8th of Sept. 2017 to visit 12 ports.The deployment aims to strengthen existing bonds between India and the regional countries.The ships will visit Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia and Brunei to celebrate the 25th anniversary of India-ASEAN dialogue. The ships will be participated in the International Fleet Review hosted by the Association of South East Asian Countries (ASEAN) at Thailand.The ships will also participate in the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise at Malaysia. At Russia, the ships will participate in the annual India-Russia bilateral exercise INDRA.

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    Explanation:
    INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt departed from Visakhapatnam on 8th of Sept. 2017 to visit 12 ports.The deployment aims to strengthen existing bonds between India and the regional countries.The ships will visit Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia and Brunei to celebrate the 25th anniversary of India-ASEAN dialogue. The ships will be participated in the International Fleet Review hosted by the Association of South East Asian Countries (ASEAN) at Thailand.The ships will also participate in the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise at Malaysia. At Russia, the ships will participate in the annual India-Russia bilateral exercise INDRA.

  40. Question 40 of 170
    40. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    FAME India has been extended upto how many months by Govt. of India?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete mentioned that the government was considering the extension of a scheme to promote electric and hybrid vehicles by another six months.The scheme’s phase-I was introduced from April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2017.The phase was subsequently extended by six months till September end.

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    Explanation:
    Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete mentioned that the government was considering the extension of a scheme to promote electric and hybrid vehicles by another six months.The scheme’s phase-I was introduced from April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2017.The phase was subsequently extended by six months till September end.

  41. Question 41 of 170
    41. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which organization was set to get Maharatna status?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    It was officially announced that Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) would be granted Maharatna Status soon, in New Delhi.Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) would be the 8thPublic Sector Enterprise to obtain the Maharatna Status.

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    Explanation:
    It was officially announced that Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) would be granted Maharatna Status soon, in New Delhi.Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) would be the 8thPublic Sector Enterprise to obtain the Maharatna Status.

  42. Question 42 of 170
    42. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which bank of India has waived retail loan processing fees upto 100%?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    United Bank of India announced that is has removed processing fee for retail home loans, car loans and two-wheeler loans, in Kolkata.The processing fee waiver will be available till December, 2017.

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    Explanation:
    United Bank of India announced that is has removed processing fee for retail home loans, car loans and two-wheeler loans, in Kolkata.The processing fee waiver will be available till December, 2017.

  43. Question 43 of 170
    43. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    North-East calling festival has inaugurated by MoS Jitendra Singh in which state?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the “North East Calling” festival in New Delhi on 9th of Sept. 2017.The two-day event is being organised by the Ministry of DoNER under its Destination North East series for this year.The purpose of the event is to promote the art, culture, heritage, cuisine, handicrafts, business and tourism of North East India.

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    Explanation:
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the “North East Calling” festival in New Delhi on 9th of Sept. 2017.The two-day event is being organised by the Ministry of DoNER under its Destination North East series for this year.The purpose of the event is to promote the art, culture, heritage, cuisine, handicrafts, business and tourism of North East India.

  44. Question 44 of 170
    44. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which two big insurance companies have got approval for Initial Public Offering from SEBI?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company and SBI Life Insurance gets SEBI approval for Initial Public Offering.SBI Life Insurance has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India for an IPO of up to Rs 8,400 crore ($1.3 billion), with launch targeted for the September 20-22 period.The IPO will involve 120 million secondary shares, or 12% of the insurer’s equity capital.State Bank of India, which currently owns 70.1% of the insurer, will sell 80 million shares and BNP Paribas Cardif, holder of a 26% stake, will sell 40 million.

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    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company and SBI Life Insurance gets SEBI approval for Initial Public Offering.SBI Life Insurance has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India for an IPO of up to Rs 8,400 crore ($1.3 billion), with launch targeted for the September 20-22 period.The IPO will involve 120 million secondary shares, or 12% of the insurer’s equity capital.State Bank of India, which currently owns 70.1% of the insurer, will sell 80 million shares and BNP Paribas Cardif, holder of a 26% stake, will sell 40 million.

  45. Question 45 of 170
    45. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has launched the book Hit Refresh?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has launched his first book named Hit Refresh. The book includes the inside story of the company’s continuing transformation, Nadella’s own personal journey, Vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies.The book goes on sale globally on 26th September and is available for pre-order. Satya Nadella will donate all proceeds from Hit Refresh to Microsoft Philanthropies.

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    Explanation:
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has launched his first book named Hit Refresh. The book includes the inside story of the company’s continuing transformation, Nadella’s own personal journey, Vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies.The book goes on sale globally on 26th September and is available for pre-order. Satya Nadella will donate all proceeds from Hit Refresh to Microsoft Philanthropies.

  46. Question 46 of 170
    46. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    When was the first World suicide Prevention Day observed?

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    Explanation:
    This year’s theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life.’This is the 15th World Suicide Prevention Day.The day was first observed in 2003, as an initiative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization.Every year, more than 8,00,000 people die by suicide and 65,000 people make a suicide attempt.International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)and World Health Organization (WHO) play an important role in promoting this day.

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    Explanation:
    This year’s theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life.’This is the 15th World Suicide Prevention Day.The day was first observed in 2003, as an initiative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization.Every year, more than 8,00,000 people die by suicide and 65,000 people make a suicide attempt.International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)and World Health Organization (WHO) play an important role in promoting this day.

  47. Question 47 of 170
    47. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has laid the foundation for first Greenfield smart city project in Ranchi?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Vice president M.Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the first and only greenfield smart city project, in Ranchi coming up on the HEC land. It is his maiden visit to Jharkhand after becoming vice president.He also laid the foundation stone for an urban civic centre, a convention centre and an urban planning and management institute.The smart city is coming up on 656 acres of HEC land which would be fully wi-fi, carbon free, garbage free locality with modernised housing, traffic management system, education hub and equipped with facilities like round the clock power and water supplies.

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    Explanation:
    Vice president M.Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the first and only greenfield smart city project, in Ranchi coming up on the HEC land. It is his maiden visit to Jharkhand after becoming vice president.He also laid the foundation stone for an urban civic centre, a convention centre and an urban planning and management institute.The smart city is coming up on 656 acres of HEC land which would be fully wi-fi, carbon free, garbage free locality with modernised housing, traffic management system, education hub and equipped with facilities like round the clock power and water supplies.

  48. Question 48 of 170
    48. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    The 5th edition of the ‘Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017’ on 22nd of September will be hosted by which city?

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    Explanation:
    Kochi will host the 5th edition of the ‘Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017’ on 22nd of September at Hotel Crowne Plaza announced on 10th of Sept. 2017.Kerala Governor P Sathasivam will present the India Seatrade Award for Excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transportation.

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    Explanation:
    Kochi will host the 5th edition of the ‘Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017’ on 22nd of September at Hotel Crowne Plaza announced on 10th of Sept. 2017.Kerala Governor P Sathasivam will present the India Seatrade Award for Excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transportation.

  49. Question 49 of 170
    49. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Eastern Economic Forum is held in which country?

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    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Ms.Sushma Swaraj arrived at Vladivostok, in Russia on a three day visit till 8th September, 2017.The Eastern Economic Forum is considered as the biggest international communication platform for co – operation between businesses leaders and senior government representatives from Russia, the Pacific Region and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Ms.Sushma Swaraj arrived at Vladivostok, in Russia on a three day visit till 8th September, 2017.The Eastern Economic Forum is considered as the biggest international communication platform for co – operation between businesses leaders and senior government representatives from Russia, the Pacific Region and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  50. Question 50 of 170
    50. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has become the first woman to run 10 km distance for 29 minutes 43 seconds on road?

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    Explanation:
    Joycilline Jepkosgei is a 23 year old Kenyan runner.She has become the first woman to run 10 km distance under 30 minutes on road.She ran at the Birell Prague Grand Prix and broke her previous record of 30 minutes 4 seconds.Track and road racing records are maintained separately by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations)Jepkosgei has broken a total of five records this year.She has set new marks for the 10km, 15km, 20km and half-marathon.

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    Explanation:
    Joycilline Jepkosgei is a 23 year old Kenyan runner.She has become the first woman to run 10 km distance under 30 minutes on road.She ran at the Birell Prague Grand Prix and broke her previous record of 30 minutes 4 seconds.Track and road racing records are maintained separately by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations)Jepkosgei has broken a total of five records this year.She has set new marks for the 10km, 15km, 20km and half-marathon.

  51. Question 51 of 170
    51. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Digital assistance robot-ELEKTRA has been launched by which company?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Reliance Energy has launched a digital assistance robot named ELEKTRA. This system provides automated responses to customers for their queries and requests. It is powered by Artificial Intelligence.This robot comes into action whenever a customer logs in to Reliance Energy’s Facebook page or website.This digital assistance robot takes help of SCADA and GIS systems to provide real-time responses to the customers.During peak hours, consumers will get an immediate response to their queries from ELEKTRA without any waiting time.

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    Explanation:
    Reliance Energy has launched a digital assistance robot named ELEKTRA. This system provides automated responses to customers for their queries and requests. It is powered by Artificial Intelligence.This robot comes into action whenever a customer logs in to Reliance Energy’s Facebook page or website.This digital assistance robot takes help of SCADA and GIS systems to provide real-time responses to the customers.During peak hours, consumers will get an immediate response to their queries from ELEKTRA without any waiting time.

  52. Question 52 of 170
    52. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has been honoured at International event for work in organic farming?

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    Explanation:
    During a ceremony at Germany’s Lagau on the occasion of the One World Festival Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was honoured for his pioneering work in the field of organic farming.Chamling was conferred the Grand Prix Award during the One World Award ceremony on 8th September.The award was given by Gerd Muller, the Federal Minister of Bavaria, and Joseph Wilhelm, German Organic Pioneer and Managing Director of Rupenzel.

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    Explanation:
    During a ceremony at Germany’s Lagau on the occasion of the One World Festival Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was honoured for his pioneering work in the field of organic farming.Chamling was conferred the Grand Prix Award during the One World Award ceremony on 8th September.The award was given by Gerd Muller, the Federal Minister of Bavaria, and Joseph Wilhelm, German Organic Pioneer and Managing Director of Rupenzel.

  53. Question 53 of 170
    53. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    BCCI has released player’s handbook by what title?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    The book has been released by Committee of Administrators (CoA).The book titled ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’ which is also in line with Lodha recommendations. The handbook has been forwarded by former India captain and current India A coach Rahul Dravid. This covers as many as 10 topics including handling pressure, having legal knowledge, dealing with media and knowledge of keeping fit and eating well

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    Explanation:
    The book has been released by Committee of Administrators (CoA).The book titled ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’ which is also in line with Lodha recommendations. The handbook has been forwarded by former India captain and current India A coach Rahul Dravid. This covers as many as 10 topics including handling pressure, having legal knowledge, dealing with media and knowledge of keeping fit and eating well

  54. Question 54 of 170
    54. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where was the World Congress of Optometry started?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    The second World Congress of Optometry began in Hyderabad. It was inaugurated by State Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy.It was organised in partnership with the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry (APCO) and the India Vision Institute (IVI).The theme of the conference is “Accessible, quality vision and eye health”.The aim of the congress is to give unique opportunity for anyone in the eye health sector including community and hospital practitioners, researchers, academics and students

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    Explanation:
    The second World Congress of Optometry began in Hyderabad. It was inaugurated by State Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy.It was organised in partnership with the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry (APCO) and the India Vision Institute (IVI).The theme of the conference is “Accessible, quality vision and eye health”.The aim of the congress is to give unique opportunity for anyone in the eye health sector including community and hospital practitioners, researchers, academics and students

  55. Question 55 of 170
    55. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    National Pension System has raised age limit to how many years?

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    Explanation:
    The PFRDA chairman Hemant Contractor announced at a conference in Delhi that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension System (NPS) has been raised to 65 years from the current 60.The announcement by PFRDA will allow more people to come under the pension cover as currently only 15-16 per cent of employees in India are covered by pension.

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    Explanation:
    The PFRDA chairman Hemant Contractor announced at a conference in Delhi that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension System (NPS) has been raised to 65 years from the current 60.The announcement by PFRDA will allow more people to come under the pension cover as currently only 15-16 per cent of employees in India are covered by pension.

  56. Question 56 of 170
    56. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Regional Research Institute of Homeopathy has been inaugurated by Shripad Naik at which place?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH Shripad Naik has inaugurated the Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy (RRI) in Agartala, Tripura, as part of the government’s plan to strengthen health services and propagate traditional systems of medicine in North-Eastern states.This is the 3rd homoeopathic regional research institute in the North Eastern region and the first with own land and building.RRI is among the nine institutes functioning under the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH).

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    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH Shripad Naik has inaugurated the Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy (RRI) in Agartala, Tripura, as part of the government’s plan to strengthen health services and propagate traditional systems of medicine in North-Eastern states.This is the 3rd homoeopathic regional research institute in the North Eastern region and the first with own land and building.RRI is among the nine institutes functioning under the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH).

  57. Question 57 of 170
    57. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Fifth EAS Economic Ministers’ Meeting held at which place?

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    Explanation:
    5th East Asia Summit Economic Ministers Meeting was held in Pasay City, Philippines. Chairperson: Mr.Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of Philippines, Participants: Economic Ministers from all ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Member States (AMS), Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, the Russian Federation and the United States.Members of ASEAN were congratulated on the 50th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN, by other EAS ministers.The Ministers supported the strong trade and investment relations among the EAS countries.Global economic growth is predicted to increase to 3.5 % in 2017.

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    Explanation:
    5th East Asia Summit Economic Ministers Meeting was held in Pasay City, Philippines. Chairperson: Mr.Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of Philippines, Participants: Economic Ministers from all ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Member States (AMS), Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, the Russian Federation and the United States.Members of ASEAN were congratulated on the 50th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN, by other EAS ministers.The Ministers supported the strong trade and investment relations among the EAS countries.Global economic growth is predicted to increase to 3.5 % in 2017.

  58. Question 58 of 170
    58. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    How much additional capital is needed for Indian banks to satisfy all the banking rules of global Basel III norms, by March 2019 according to Fitch Ratings?

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    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings declared that Indian banks will need an additional capital of $65 billion in order to satisfy all the banking rules of global Basel III norms, by March 2019.Indian banks will need an additional capital of $65 billion by March 2019.State-run banks account for 95% of the capital.Fitch warns that Indian lenders have limited options to raise the capital.

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    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings declared that Indian banks will need an additional capital of $65 billion in order to satisfy all the banking rules of global Basel III norms, by March 2019.Indian banks will need an additional capital of $65 billion by March 2019.State-run banks account for 95% of the capital.Fitch warns that Indian lenders have limited options to raise the capital.

  59. Question 59 of 170
    59. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who will be receiving BAI’s first Lifetime Achievement Award?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Prakash Padukone to receive BAI’s first Lifetime Achievement Award.On 11th September 2017, Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced that it would award its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Prakash Padukone, in Kochi. The announcement was made by BAI president Dr.Himanta Bishwa Sarma during BWF World Senior Championships, in Kochi. A grand ceremony would be organized in Delhi to honour Prakash Padukone with the award.He would be awarded a cash prize of Rs.10 lakh and a citation.

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    Explanation:
    Prakash Padukone to receive BAI’s first Lifetime Achievement Award.On 11th September 2017, Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced that it would award its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Prakash Padukone, in Kochi. The announcement was made by BAI president Dr.Himanta Bishwa Sarma during BWF World Senior Championships, in Kochi. A grand ceremony would be organized in Delhi to honour Prakash Padukone with the award.He would be awarded a cash prize of Rs.10 lakh and a citation.

  60. Question 60 of 170
    60. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Indian woman has been announced for prestigious Balzan Prize?

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    Explanation:
    Indian economist Ms.Bina Agarwal, has been announced as Balzan Prize winner in the gender studies category for her “heroic” work studying women’s contributions to agriculture in India.She is a professor at the University of Manchester, United States of America.Recipients would receive 7,50,000 Swiss francs ($790,000).

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    Explanation:
    Indian economist Ms.Bina Agarwal, has been announced as Balzan Prize winner in the gender studies category for her “heroic” work studying women’s contributions to agriculture in India.She is a professor at the University of Manchester, United States of America.Recipients would receive 7,50,000 Swiss francs ($790,000).

  61. Question 61 of 170
    61. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    When will United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation Day observed?

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    Explanation:
    On 12th September 2017, United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is observed.The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South.The Global South-South Development Expo 2017 would be hosted by Turkey, in Antalya from 27th to 30th November 2017.The theme would be “South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation: Road to the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA+40)”.

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    Explanation:
    On 12th September 2017, United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is observed.The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South.The Global South-South Development Expo 2017 would be hosted by Turkey, in Antalya from 27th to 30th November 2017.The theme would be “South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation: Road to the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA+40)”.

  62. Question 62 of 170
    62. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name the online platform has been launched by FSSAI for food inspection & sampling.

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched an online platform named ‘FoSCoRIS’, in New Delhi. FoSCoRIS is an online web-based platform where data related to inspection, sampling and test result data would be shared by all the officials.The purpose of this project is to be bring transparency in food safety inspection and sampling.

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    Explanation:
    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched an online platform named ‘FoSCoRIS’, in New Delhi. FoSCoRIS is an online web-based platform where data related to inspection, sampling and test result data would be shared by all the officials.The purpose of this project is to be bring transparency in food safety inspection and sampling.

  63. Question 63 of 170
    63. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has won US Open Tennis in Men’s Single?

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    Explanation:
    US Open Tennis was held from 22nd August 2017 to 10th September 2017, on hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in New York. It was the 137th edition of the US Open Tennis and the 4th and final Grand Slam event of 2017. It was run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

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    Explanation:
    US Open Tennis was held from 22nd August 2017 to 10th September 2017, on hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in New York. It was the 137th edition of the US Open Tennis and the 4th and final Grand Slam event of 2017. It was run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

  64. Question 64 of 170
    64. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    How many pacts have been signed between India and Belarus to expand cooperation?

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    Explanation:
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Belarus President A.G. Lukashenko signed 10 pacts to expand cooperation in wide range of areas and decided for a joint collaboration in manufacturing and in defence sector under the ‘Make in India’ programme.

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    Explanation:
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Belarus President A.G. Lukashenko signed 10 pacts to expand cooperation in wide range of areas and decided for a joint collaboration in manufacturing and in defence sector under the ‘Make in India’ programme.

  65. Question 65 of 170
    65. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Under whom the 5 member Group of Ministers (GoM ) has been constituted to monitor and resolve IT challenges faced in GST implementation?

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    Explanation:
    Ministry of finance has constituted a 5 member Group of Ministers (GoM) and a Committee on Exports to look into the difficulties faced on the implementation of GST.

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    Explanation:
    Ministry of finance has constituted a 5 member Group of Ministers (GoM) and a Committee on Exports to look into the difficulties faced on the implementation of GST.

  66. Question 66 of 170
    66. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India’s first advanced Homoeopathy Virology lab inaugurated in which state of India?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Mr.Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr.Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata.The cost for establishment of this laboratory is Rs.8 crore. This is the first laboratory in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in Homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chickunguniya and swine flu.

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    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Mr.Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr.Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata.The cost for establishment of this laboratory is Rs.8 crore. This is the first laboratory in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in Homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chickunguniya and swine flu.

  67. Question 67 of 170
    67. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has appointed as first female President of Singapore without election?

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    Explanation:
    Ms.Halima Yacob was declared as the first ever female President of Singapore, in Singapore.Ms. Halimah Yacob was selected as the President without election.Ms. Halimah Yacob will take power as Singapore’s 8th President on 14th September 2017.She is 63 year old. She was the first female Speaker of Parliament in 2013, in Singapore.Out of the three presidential candidates only she was given certificate of eligibility for the post.

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    Explanation:
    Ms.Halima Yacob was declared as the first ever female President of Singapore, in Singapore.Ms. Halimah Yacob was selected as the President without election.Ms. Halimah Yacob will take power as Singapore’s 8th President on 14th September 2017.She is 63 year old. She was the first female Speaker of Parliament in 2013, in Singapore.Out of the three presidential candidates only she was given certificate of eligibility for the post.

  68. Question 68 of 170
    68. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    RBI has introduced the coin of which denomination to mark MG Ramachandran birth centenary?

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    Explanation:
    RBI will introduce Rs 100 coins to mark the birth centenary of MG Ramachandran. He was the AIADMK founder and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu.The Rs 100 coin will be 44 millimeter in diameter, with a metal composition of silver (50%), copper (40%), nickel (5%) and zinc (5%).The standard weight of Rs 100 coin will be 35 grams. The obverse of the Rs 100 coin will bear “Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar” in the centre, with the legend “Satyamev Jayate” inscribed below in Devnagari.

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    Explanation:
    RBI will introduce Rs 100 coins to mark the birth centenary of MG Ramachandran. He was the AIADMK founder and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu.The Rs 100 coin will be 44 millimeter in diameter, with a metal composition of silver (50%), copper (40%), nickel (5%) and zinc (5%).The standard weight of Rs 100 coin will be 35 grams. The obverse of the Rs 100 coin will bear “Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar” in the centre, with the legend “Satyamev Jayate” inscribed below in Devnagari.

  69. Question 69 of 170
    69. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Payments Bank partners with NPCI for RuPay digital card?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) tolaunch a RuPay-powered digital debit card Through the PPB Digital debit card customers will now be able to transact at all merchants who accept credit and debit cards.The RuPay-powered digital debit card will be issued to all customers who have opened their bank accounts with PPB.

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    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) tolaunch a RuPay-powered digital debit card Through the PPB Digital debit card customers will now be able to transact at all merchants who accept credit and debit cards.The RuPay-powered digital debit card will be issued to all customers who have opened their bank accounts with PPB.

  70. Question 70 of 170
    70. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Bank becomes the second most valuable company on BSE?

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    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank became the second most valuable company in BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), in India, in terms of market capitalization. Reliance Industries is in the 1st place currently. HDFC has replaced TCS in the 2nd position now. HDFC and TCS were in close competition. During the close of trade on 12th September 2017, HDFC’s share had higher value than TCS.Market value of HDFC has increased in value by 53 % this year.

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    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank became the second most valuable company in BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), in India, in terms of market capitalization. Reliance Industries is in the 1st place currently. HDFC has replaced TCS in the 2nd position now. HDFC and TCS were in close competition. During the close of trade on 12th September 2017, HDFC’s share had higher value than TCS.Market value of HDFC has increased in value by 53 % this year.

  71. Question 71 of 170
    71. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    How much worth has been estimated for the first bullet train project will be set up in Vadodara?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    Managing Director of National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) Achal Khare informed that high-speed rail training centre worth 600 crore for the first bullet train project will be set up in Vadodara. This centre will come up on the five hectares of land inside the National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) . The training centre will have a sample track fitted with the overhead electrical systems to enable testing of bullet trains that will run on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. This centre is expected to become operational by December 2020.

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    Explanation:
    Managing Director of National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) Achal Khare informed that high-speed rail training centre worth 600 crore for the first bullet train project will be set up in Vadodara. This centre will come up on the five hectares of land inside the National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) . The training centre will have a sample track fitted with the overhead electrical systems to enable testing of bullet trains that will run on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. This centre is expected to become operational by December 2020.

  72. Question 72 of 170
    72. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which International organization allocates $8 billion for China’s Silk Road project?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    World Bank President Mr.Jim Yong Kim announced that World Bank has allocated $8 billion for infrastructure projects under China’s Silk Roadinitiative, Beijing. Mr.Jim Yong Kim announced this fund allotment in a round table conference in Beijing.In 2013, Chinese President Mr.Xi Jinping formulated this Silk Road initiative. The Silk Road Economic Belt consists of 6 corridors which connect to five central Asian countries, Iran, Persian Gulf, Transcaucasia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

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    Explanation:
    World Bank President Mr.Jim Yong Kim announced that World Bank has allocated $8 billion for infrastructure projects under China’s Silk Roadinitiative, Beijing. Mr.Jim Yong Kim announced this fund allotment in a round table conference in Beijing.In 2013, Chinese President Mr.Xi Jinping formulated this Silk Road initiative. The Silk Road Economic Belt consists of 6 corridors which connect to five central Asian countries, Iran, Persian Gulf, Transcaucasia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

  73. Question 73 of 170
    73. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    As per Nomura India’s GDP growth for Fiscal Year 2018 is likely to rise at?

    Correct

    Explanation:
    A report by Japanese financial services company Nomura said that India’s GDP growth is expected to be around 7.1 % this fiscal year (2017 – 2018).India is predicted to have a 7.1 % GDP growth this fiscal year (2017 – 2018) and that would be followed by a pickup in industrial production

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    Explanation:
    A report by Japanese financial services company Nomura said that India’s GDP growth is expected to be around 7.1 % this fiscal year (2017 – 2018).India is predicted to have a 7.1 % GDP growth this fiscal year (2017 – 2018) and that would be followed by a pickup in industrial production

  74. Question 74 of 170
    74. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India has ranked 103 on Global Human Capital Index 2017. Which country has topped the list?

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    Explanation:
    India has been ranked 103 on Global Human Capital Index 2017 released by World Economic Forum (WEF). The rankings are based on four criteria – capacity, deployment, development, and know-how. The rankings are classified under five age groups namely – 0-14 years, 15-24 years, 25-54 years, 55-64 years, and 65 years and above. In the overall ranking, India ranks 103.The list was topped by Norway with 1st rank in the overall ranking. It was followed by Finland in the 2nd position and Switzerland ranked .

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    Explanation:
    India has been ranked 103 on Global Human Capital Index 2017 released by World Economic Forum (WEF). The rankings are based on four criteria – capacity, deployment, development, and know-how. The rankings are classified under five age groups namely – 0-14 years, 15-24 years, 25-54 years, 55-64 years, and 65 years and above. In the overall ranking, India ranks 103.The list was topped by Norway with 1st rank in the overall ranking. It was followed by Finland in the 2nd position and Switzerland ranked .

  75. Question 75 of 170
    75. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country retains top in 2017 Global Financial Centres Index?

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    Explanation:
    Global Financial Centres Index 2017 was released, in which London has retained its 1 rank despite major issues regarding Brexit. Mumbai has managed to get 60th rank in the list.This is the 22nd edition of Global Financial Centres Index.The Global Financial Centres Index provides ranking of competitiveness for the major financial centres around the world.The Global Financial Centres Index is compiled by China Development Institute (CDI) in Shenzhen and Z/Yen Partners in London. The first GFCI was released in March 2007.GFCI is updated twice a year in March and September. London has retained its 1st position this year also in spite of Brexit (exit of United Kindom from European Union).

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    Explanation:
    Global Financial Centres Index 2017 was released, in which London has retained its 1 rank despite major issues regarding Brexit. Mumbai has managed to get 60th rank in the list.This is the 22nd edition of Global Financial Centres Index.The Global Financial Centres Index provides ranking of competitiveness for the major financial centres around the world.The Global Financial Centres Index is compiled by China Development Institute (CDI) in Shenzhen and Z/Yen Partners in London. The first GFCI was released in March 2007.GFCI is updated twice a year in March and September. London has retained its 1st position this year also in spite of Brexit (exit of United Kindom from European Union).

  76. Question 76 of 170
    76. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which state will host 36th National Games in India?

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    Explanation:
    Goa’s Sports Minister Mr.Manohar Ajgaonkar said that Goa would host the 36th National Games, in Goa.The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has given the official rights to Goa to host the 36th National Games.The event would be held in November, 2017. Budget to setup infrastructure for the National Games has been estimated as Rs.400 crore .

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    Explanation:
    Goa’s Sports Minister Mr.Manohar Ajgaonkar said that Goa would host the 36th National Games, in Goa.The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has given the official rights to Goa to host the 36th National Games.The event would be held in November, 2017. Budget to setup infrastructure for the National Games has been estimated as Rs.400 crore .

  77. Question 77 of 170
    77. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Hindi Diwas is celebrated on which day?

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    Explanation:
    India got Independence in 1947, English was in official use regarding Government matters during the British rule. The Constituent Assembly decided to make Hindi as official language along with English which had already gained that status. Hindi was made the official language on September 14, 1949.

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    Explanation:
    India got Independence in 1947, English was in official use regarding Government matters during the British rule. The Constituent Assembly decided to make Hindi as official language along with English which had already gained that status. Hindi was made the official language on September 14, 1949.

  78. Question 78 of 170
    78. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Constitutional law expert and Senior Advocate had passed away. Name him?

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    Explanation:
    Constitutional law expert and Senior Advocate PP Rao passed away
    Senior Supreme Court Lawyer and Constitutional expert PP Rao passed away at New Delhi due to cardiac arrest. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan. In 2014, President of India Pranab Mukherjee approved Rao’s selection as jurist member

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    Explanation:
    Constitutional law expert and Senior Advocate PP Rao passed away
    Senior Supreme Court Lawyer and Constitutional expert PP Rao passed away at New Delhi due to cardiac arrest. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan. In 2014, President of India Pranab Mukherjee approved Rao’s selection as jurist member

  79. Question 79 of 170
    79. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Government has launched Operation Insaniyat to help Rohingya refugees for which country.

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    Explanation:
    Ministry of External affairs launched operation Insaniyat to help the Rohingya refugees staying in Bangladesh. This move will enhance India-Bangladesh ties.Bangladesh is facing humanitarian crisis due to mass influx of refugees from Myanmar. Bangladesh is suffering from shortage of resources.

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    Explanation:
    Ministry of External affairs launched operation Insaniyat to help the Rohingya refugees staying in Bangladesh. This move will enhance India-Bangladesh ties.Bangladesh is facing humanitarian crisis due to mass influx of refugees from Myanmar. Bangladesh is suffering from shortage of resources.

  80. Question 80 of 170
    80. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which minister has inaugurated first National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration” in New Delhi?

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    Explanation:
    The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri KirenRijiju inaugurated the Conference. Ms. Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson, National Commission for Women (NCW) addressed the Valedictory Session. She insisted on improving the prison infrastructure and 50% reservation for women in recruitment in prison and correctional services.

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    Explanation:
    The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri KirenRijiju inaugurated the Conference. Ms. Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson, National Commission for Women (NCW) addressed the Valedictory Session. She insisted on improving the prison infrastructure and 50% reservation for women in recruitment in prison and correctional services.

  81. Question 81 of 170
    81. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which ministry has launched “Swachhta Hi Sewa” campaign?

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    Explanation:
    The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the “Swachhta Hi Sewa” campaign of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), at ITBP campus, Tigri. ITBP (Indo Tibetian Border Force) officers and jawans participated in cleanliness drive around the campus. A Swachhta demonstration by ITBP’s women personnel was presented. Theme song created and composed by ITBP personnel on cleanliness was also presented.

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    Explanation:
    The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the “Swachhta Hi Sewa” campaign of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), at ITBP campus, Tigri. ITBP (Indo Tibetian Border Force) officers and jawans participated in cleanliness drive around the campus. A Swachhta demonstration by ITBP’s women personnel was presented. Theme song created and composed by ITBP personnel on cleanliness was also presented.

  82. Question 82 of 170
    82. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country has topped the report as most stress free country according to 2017 Global least and most stressful cities released, by a firm called Zipjet?

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    Explanation:
    Global ranking for the least and most stressful cities of the world was released, by a firm called Zipjet, in London. Stuttgart,Germany is at the top ,Bangalore 130th and, New Delhi 142nd.

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    Explanation:
    Global ranking for the least and most stressful cities of the world was released, by a firm called Zipjet, in London. Stuttgart,Germany is at the top ,Bangalore 130th and, New Delhi 142nd.

  83. Question 83 of 170
    83. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of the country become first in Quality of Nationality in the world.

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    Explanation:
    According to the Henley & Partners – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) Germany’s quality of nationality is ranked first in the world. It was launched in London on 13th of Sept. 2017.Germany scored 82.7% out of a possible 100% on the index while Afghanistan sitting at the bottom of the index with a score of 14.6%.India was ranked 101 among 159 countries. The index takes into account various factors including the country’s economic growth and level of human development.

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    Explanation:
    According to the Henley & Partners – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) Germany’s quality of nationality is ranked first in the world. It was launched in London on 13th of Sept. 2017.Germany scored 82.7% out of a possible 100% on the index while Afghanistan sitting at the bottom of the index with a score of 14.6%.India was ranked 101 among 159 countries. The index takes into account various factors including the country’s economic growth and level of human development.

  84. Question 84 of 170
    84. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country hosts huge war games exercise “Aurora” with NATO?

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    Explanation:
    Sweden hosts huge war games exercise with NATO. It is biggest military exercise in more than 20 years with support from NATO countries.Sweden is not a member of NATO but the exercise, called “Aurora”, involves 19,000 troops and will replicate an attack from the east on the Baltic island of Gotland, near the Swedish mainland. Around 1,500 of the military personnel are from the United States, France, Norway and other NATO allies

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    Explanation:
    Sweden hosts huge war games exercise with NATO. It is biggest military exercise in more than 20 years with support from NATO countries.Sweden is not a member of NATO but the exercise, called “Aurora”, involves 19,000 troops and will replicate an attack from the east on the Baltic island of Gotland, near the Swedish mainland. Around 1,500 of the military personnel are from the United States, France, Norway and other NATO allies

  85. Question 85 of 170
    85. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    According to DBS India’s GDP growth likely to slip below how much % this fiscal year?

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    Explanation:
    A report by DBS, a multinational banking and financial services corporation, said that India’s GDP growth is likely to reduce below 7 % this financial year. According to DBS, two main reasons for the downfall are demonetisation in November 2016 and GST implementation in July 2017. These added to the already slow growth in manufacturing and investment sectors

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    Explanation:
    A report by DBS, a multinational banking and financial services corporation, said that India’s GDP growth is likely to reduce below 7 % this financial year. According to DBS, two main reasons for the downfall are demonetisation in November 2016 and GST implementation in July 2017. These added to the already slow growth in manufacturing and investment sectors

  86. Question 86 of 170
    86. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On September 15, 2017 which day is celebrated?

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    Explanation:
    The international day on democracy was celebrated on United Nations Headquarters on New York, US. It was Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union of UN. This year’s theme is “In defence of democracy: The 20th anniversary of IPU’s Universal Declaration on Democracy”.

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    Explanation:
    The international day on democracy was celebrated on United Nations Headquarters on New York, US. It was Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union of UN. This year’s theme is “In defence of democracy: The 20th anniversary of IPU’s Universal Declaration on Democracy”.

  87. Question 87 of 170
    87. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where was Vice President of India laid foundation stone for the first Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI)?

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    Explanation:
    Vice President Mr.M.Venkaiah Naidu laid foundation stone for Regional Vocational Training Institute, in Hyderabad.This Regional Vocational Training Institute for women is the first of its kind in Telangana.This would increase skill development opportunities for women and provide them with job opportunities.

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    Explanation:
    Vice President Mr.M.Venkaiah Naidu laid foundation stone for Regional Vocational Training Institute, in Hyderabad.This Regional Vocational Training Institute for women is the first of its kind in Telangana.This would increase skill development opportunities for women and provide them with job opportunities.

  88. Question 88 of 170
    88. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has inaugurated India’s first Centre for Animal Law which comes up at NALSAR University of Law?

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    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Women and Child Development Meneka Gandhi inaugurated India’s first Centre for Animal Law that has been established at the NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad.Humane Society International (HSI), India, will work with NALSAR to steer and coordinate the activities of the centre. NG Jayasimha, Managing Director of HIS, India, has been appointed as the director of the centre.

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    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Women and Child Development Meneka Gandhi inaugurated India’s first Centre for Animal Law that has been established at the NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad.Humane Society International (HSI), India, will work with NALSAR to steer and coordinate the activities of the centre. NG Jayasimha, Managing Director of HIS, India, has been appointed as the director of the centre.

  89. Question 89 of 170
    89. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who bagged Rajbhasha Keerti Award for third consecutive year?

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    Explanation:
    The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) was awarded National level Rajbhasha Keerti Award.President of India Mr.Ramnath Kovind handed the award to MPEDA Chairman Mr.A.Jayathilak on 14th September 2017, at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi. MPEDA bags the award for the third consecutive year. MPEDA was honoured with this award for the best implementation of official language in the organization.

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    Explanation:
    The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) was awarded National level Rajbhasha Keerti Award.President of India Mr.Ramnath Kovind handed the award to MPEDA Chairman Mr.A.Jayathilak on 14th September 2017, at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi. MPEDA bags the award for the third consecutive year. MPEDA was honoured with this award for the best implementation of official language in the organization.

  90. Question 90 of 170
    90. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    “Unstoppable: My Life So Far”, book has written by which famous personality?

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    Explanation:
    The book titled Unstoppable: My Life So Far is authored by tennis star Maria Sharapova was launched in September 2017.The book describes Sharapova’s rise of tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top. The book talks about how a seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova became popular by defeating the two-time defending champion Serena Williams to win the prestigious Wimbledon.

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    Explanation:
    The book titled Unstoppable: My Life So Far is authored by tennis star Maria Sharapova was launched in September 2017.The book describes Sharapova’s rise of tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top. The book talks about how a seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova became popular by defeating the two-time defending champion Serena Williams to win the prestigious Wimbledon.

  91. Question 91 of 170
    91. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe came to India for attending Indo-Japan annual submit held at which place?

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    Explanation:
    Prime minister of japan Shinzo Abe came to India on a two day visit to attend the 12th Indo-Japan annual submit meeting held at Ahmedabad. Various agreements and MoU’s were signed that would strengthen India-japan bilateral tiesImmediately after the welcome ceremony, Abe, his wife, and PM Modi set-off on an 8-km roadshow in an open-roof jeep for the famous Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi spent a considerable time of his life.

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    Explanation:
    Prime minister of japan Shinzo Abe came to India on a two day visit to attend the 12th Indo-Japan annual submit meeting held at Ahmedabad. Various agreements and MoU’s were signed that would strengthen India-japan bilateral tiesImmediately after the welcome ceremony, Abe, his wife, and PM Modi set-off on an 8-km roadshow in an open-roof jeep for the famous Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi spent a considerable time of his life.

  92. Question 92 of 170
    92. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Unit facility will be available in which state of India?

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    Explanation:
    To set up India’s first lithium-ion battery facility in Gujarat. Suzuki Motor has invested more than Rs 1,150 crore along with Japanese partners Toshiba and Denso.Maruti Suzuki is a major boost to the government’s ambitious vehicle electrification and Make in India initiatives.It will hold half the stake and meanwhile, Toshiba will own 40% and Denso the remaining 10%.The proposed plant to be located in the supplier’s park at Suzuki’s Hansalpur plant in Gujarat is expected to be operational from 2020.

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    Explanation:
    To set up India’s first lithium-ion battery facility in Gujarat. Suzuki Motor has invested more than Rs 1,150 crore along with Japanese partners Toshiba and Denso.Maruti Suzuki is a major boost to the government’s ambitious vehicle electrification and Make in India initiatives.It will hold half the stake and meanwhile, Toshiba will own 40% and Denso the remaining 10%.The proposed plant to be located in the supplier’s park at Suzuki’s Hansalpur plant in Gujarat is expected to be operational from 2020.

  93. Question 93 of 170
    93. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which company has launched ‘Office-in-a-Box’ connectivity solutions for Karnataka start-ups?

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    Explanation:
    Airtel has launched ‘Office-In-a-Box’ for start-ups which is registered under the Karnataka government’s Start-Up Cell initiative.Airtel has been included in top priority as the preferred partner for the state government’s initiative.Airtel’s Office-In-a-Box offers a range of services to support the business requirements of start-ups.It is also available on a scale-as-you-grow model with easy payment options.

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    Explanation:
    Airtel has launched ‘Office-In-a-Box’ for start-ups which is registered under the Karnataka government’s Start-Up Cell initiative.Airtel has been included in top priority as the preferred partner for the state government’s initiative.Airtel’s Office-In-a-Box offers a range of services to support the business requirements of start-ups.It is also available on a scale-as-you-grow model with easy payment options.

  94. Question 94 of 170
    94. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which actor has honoured with Global Diversity Award in London?

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    Explanation:
    Salman Khan was awarded Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons, in London.The award was given to Salman Khan by Keith Vaz, the longest serving Indian-origin MP in British Parliament.The award was given for his contribution to the Indian film industry as an actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist. Keith Vaz said that Salman Khan is a role model and a hero to millions of people worldwide.Other recipients who received this award previously are Indian actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan, Chinese actor Jackie Chan, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, American Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton.

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    Explanation:
    Salman Khan was awarded Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons, in London.The award was given to Salman Khan by Keith Vaz, the longest serving Indian-origin MP in British Parliament.The award was given for his contribution to the Indian film industry as an actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist. Keith Vaz said that Salman Khan is a role model and a hero to millions of people worldwide.Other recipients who received this award previously are Indian actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan, Chinese actor Jackie Chan, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, American Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton.

  95. Question 95 of 170
    95. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country beat World XI, clinch historic T20 series?

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    Explanation:
    Pakistan beat World XI to clinch the final Twenty20 match and the series at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on 15thof Sept. 2017.Pakistan claimed the series by 2-1.Pakistan’s victory, though, was set up by Ahmed Shehzad and Babar Azam.

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    Explanation:
    Pakistan beat World XI to clinch the final Twenty20 match and the series at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on 15thof Sept. 2017.Pakistan claimed the series by 2-1.Pakistan’s victory, though, was set up by Ahmed Shehzad and Babar Azam.

  96. Question 96 of 170
    96. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    India exempted import duty for sports items and a wide range wide range of goods for which upcoming event.

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    Explanation:
    On September 17 2017, The government announced that it has exempted import duty for sports items and a wide range of goods for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India. The following goods will also be exempted from the integrated tax levied under the GST.

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    Explanation:
    On September 17 2017, The government announced that it has exempted import duty for sports items and a wide range of goods for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India. The following goods will also be exempted from the integrated tax levied under the GST.

  97. Question 97 of 170
    97. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country has released postage stamps on Indian Yoga experts Mr.Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in Kolkata?

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    Explanation:
    On 17th September 2017, Japan has released postage stamps on Indian Yoga experts Mr.Bishnu Charan Ghosh, his son Mr.Biswanath Ghosh, daughter Ms.Karuna Ghosh and Karuna’s father in law Mr.Asutosh Ghosh. This is the first time Japan has released postal stamps on Yoga Experts.

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    Explanation:
    On 17th September 2017, Japan has released postage stamps on Indian Yoga experts Mr.Bishnu Charan Ghosh, his son Mr.Biswanath Ghosh, daughter Ms.Karuna Ghosh and Karuna’s father in law Mr.Asutosh Ghosh. This is the first time Japan has released postal stamps on Yoga Experts.

  98. Question 98 of 170
    98. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where was the Joint military exercise of US and UAE started?

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    Explanation:
    The US and UAE’s joint military exercise began in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The joint military exercise is named as Iron Union 5.

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    Explanation:
    The US and UAE’s joint military exercise began in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The joint military exercise is named as Iron Union 5.

  99. Question 99 of 170
    99. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform announced on 17th of Sept. 2017.

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    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform announced on 17th of Sept. 2017.It will help in making instant money transfers to any bank account in India and will add to customer choice and convenience for making secure digital payments to online and offline merchants.It will allow all 20 million bank customers to create their personalised UPI handles on the Airtel app.

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    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform announced on 17th of Sept. 2017.It will help in making instant money transfers to any bank account in India and will add to customer choice and convenience for making secure digital payments to online and offline merchants.It will allow all 20 million bank customers to create their personalised UPI handles on the Airtel app.

  100. Question 100 of 170
    100. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix?

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    Explanation:
    On 17th September 2017, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, in Singapore. Lewis Hamilton finished the race first and won the Singapore Grand Prix. He was followed by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in the 2nd position and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas in the 3rd

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    Explanation:
    On 17th September 2017, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, in Singapore. Lewis Hamilton finished the race first and won the Singapore Grand Prix. He was followed by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in the 2nd position and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas in the 3rd

  101. Question 101 of 170
    101. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which Government has launched the “Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana” ?

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    Explanation:
    On September 17,2017 Jharkhand Government launched the “Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana” at Ulihatu Village ,Khunti district of Jharkhand. BJP President Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das launched the initiative.The scheme aims at developing the villages of freedom fighters in the state . Ulihatu Village is the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand’s tribal icon, Birsa Munda.

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    Explanation:
    On September 17,2017 Jharkhand Government launched the “Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana” at Ulihatu Village ,Khunti district of Jharkhand. BJP President Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das launched the initiative.The scheme aims at developing the villages of freedom fighters in the state . Ulihatu Village is the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand’s tribal icon, Birsa Munda.

  102. Question 102 of 170
    102. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Mention the first Indian state has set up district family welfare committees?

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    Explanation:
    On September 18,2017 ,Tripura became the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband’s relatives.

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    Explanation:
    On September 18,2017 ,Tripura became the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband’s relatives.

  103. Question 103 of 170
    103. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of the country has issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world’s largest radio telescope.

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    Explanation:
    China has issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world’s largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province on 18th of Sept. 2017. According to the Xinhua news agency the State Post Bureau (SPB) has issued a set of five stamps.It includes one commemorating the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope priced at 1.2 yuan.

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    Explanation:
    China has issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world’s largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province on 18th of Sept. 2017. According to the Xinhua news agency the State Post Bureau (SPB) has issued a set of five stamps.It includes one commemorating the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope priced at 1.2 yuan.

  104. Question 104 of 170
    104. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Currency of Brazil will be mentioned as Brazillian __________.

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    Explanation:
    Currency of Brazil will be mentioned as Brazillian Real.

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    Explanation:
    Currency of Brazil will be mentioned as Brazillian Real.

  105. Question 105 of 170
    105. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which NGO “Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP)” for women farmers won UN Equator Prize?

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    Explanation:
    On 18th September 2017, Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), a Pune-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) working for women farmers, won 2017 UN Equator Prize.SSP wins 2017 UN Equator Prize.The women farmers Ms.Godavari Dange and Ms.Kamal Kumbhar from Osmanabad district, received the 2017 UN Equator Prize, on behalf of SSP, at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.

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    Explanation:
    On 18th September 2017, Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), a Pune-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) working for women farmers, won 2017 UN Equator Prize.SSP wins 2017 UN Equator Prize.The women farmers Ms.Godavari Dange and Ms.Kamal Kumbhar from Osmanabad district, received the 2017 UN Equator Prize, on behalf of SSP, at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.

  106. Question 106 of 170
    106. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which entity has launched its new, all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system ‘’ElitePOS” at the India Retail Forum 2017 event in Mumbai?

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    Explanation: On 19th September 2017, HP Inc India launched its new, all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system HP ElitePOS at the “India Retail Forum 2017″ event, in Mumbai. Elite POS is priced at Rs.59,999.It will be available with all HP authorised sellers from October 2017

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    Explanation: On 19th September 2017, HP Inc India launched its new, all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system HP ElitePOS at the “India Retail Forum 2017″ event, in Mumbai. Elite POS is priced at Rs.59,999.It will be available with all HP authorised sellers from October 2017

  107. Question 107 of 170
    107. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Veteran Congress lawmaker and former Minister Qamarul Islam had passed away on 18th of Sept. 2017.He belongs to which state?

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    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress lawmaker Minister Qamarul Islam had passed away on 18th of Sept. 2017.He was a former Karnataka Minister.

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    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress lawmaker Minister Qamarul Islam had passed away on 18th of Sept. 2017.He was a former Karnataka Minister.

  108. Question 108 of 170
    108. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name of the below scheme has been approved by union cabinet on September 20th 2017.

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    Explanation:
    A revamped ‘Khelo India’ scheme has been approved by union cabinet. There may be 1,000 selected athletes will receive an annual scholarship of Rs5 lakh each for eight years under this scheme.

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    Explanation:
    A revamped ‘Khelo India’ scheme has been approved by union cabinet. There may be 1,000 selected athletes will receive an annual scholarship of Rs5 lakh each for eight years under this scheme.

  109. Question 109 of 170
    109. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which country is proposed to be set up Skill Center at Guwahati, India by the year 2019?

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    Explanation:
    On September 19 2017,The Government of Singapore is proposed to be set up Skill Center at Guwahati by the year 2019 and Dr Jitendra Singh ,the Ministry of DoNER will coordinate in this initiative.

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    Explanation:
    On September 19 2017,The Government of Singapore is proposed to be set up Skill Center at Guwahati by the year 2019 and Dr Jitendra Singh ,the Ministry of DoNER will coordinate in this initiative.

  110. Question 110 of 170
    110. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On whose birth centenary Vice President Venkaiah Naidu unveiled commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denominations?

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    Explanation:
    On September 19 2017,Vice President Venkaiah Naidu unveiled commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denominations on the birth centenary musician Bharat Ratna M S Subbulakshmi and inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Kurai Onrum Illai-MS: Life in Music” nearly two-week-long exhibition.

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    Explanation:
    On September 19 2017,Vice President Venkaiah Naidu unveiled commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denominations on the birth centenary musician Bharat Ratna M S Subbulakshmi and inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Kurai Onrum Illai-MS: Life in Music” nearly two-week-long exhibition.

  111. Question 111 of 170
    111. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Name the platform has been regulated by RBI by treating them as Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs).

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms would be treated as Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC).

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms would be treated as Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC).

  112. Question 112 of 170
    112. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has been banned by FIFA for six years?

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, FIFA’s Ethics Committee banned Caribbean soccer leader Gordon Derrick for six years due to financial offenses. FIFA said that Gordon Derrick was accused on alleged conflicts of interest, offering and accepting gifts and other benefits, mismanagement of funds, abuse of position and disloyalty.

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, FIFA’s Ethics Committee banned Caribbean soccer leader Gordon Derrick for six years due to financial offenses. FIFA said that Gordon Derrick was accused on alleged conflicts of interest, offering and accepting gifts and other benefits, mismanagement of funds, abuse of position and disloyalty.

  113. Question 113 of 170
    113. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has released the book “Bhartiya Kala Mein Salil Kridayen Evam Sadyahsnata Nayika” written by Dr. Kshetrapal Gangwar and Shri Sanjib Kumar Singh?

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    Explanation:
    On September 20 2017, Dr.Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture released the book entitled “Bhartiya Kala Mein Salil Kridayen Evam Sadyahsnata Nayika” at a function in National Museum at New Delhi.It was written by Dr. Kshetrapal Gangwar and Shri Sanjib Kumar Singh.

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    Explanation:
    On September 20 2017, Dr.Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture released the book entitled “Bhartiya Kala Mein Salil Kridayen Evam Sadyahsnata Nayika” at a function in National Museum at New Delhi.It was written by Dr. Kshetrapal Gangwar and Shri Sanjib Kumar Singh.

  114. Question 114 of 170
    114. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On which nearby offshore ONGC discovers oil in Arabian Sea?

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) made a significant oil discovery near Mumbai High in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.Oil was discovered in a well on the west of Mumbai High oil fields in the Arabian Sea.The new discovery in well WO-24-3 is estimated to have around 20 million tonnes of oil in reserve.

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) made a significant oil discovery near Mumbai High in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.Oil was discovered in a well on the west of Mumbai High oil fields in the Arabian Sea.The new discovery in well WO-24-3 is estimated to have around 20 million tonnes of oil in reserve.

  115. Question 115 of 170
    115. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who had inaugurated the first ‘Pension Adalat’ on 20th of Sept. 2017?

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    Explanation:
    On 19th September 2017, the First National Conference on ‘Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition’ was held in New Delhi.The conference was inaugurated by the Minster of Women & Child Development, Ms.Maneka Gandhi.The focus of the conference was ‘Mission Malnutrition Free India-2022’.

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    Explanation:
    On 19th September 2017, the First National Conference on ‘Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition’ was held in New Delhi.The conference was inaugurated by the Minster of Women & Child Development, Ms.Maneka Gandhi.The focus of the conference was ‘Mission Malnutrition Free India-2022’.

  116. Question 116 of 170
    116. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Where did the 61st IAEA General Conference held?

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    Explanation:
    Dr.Sekhar Basu, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy attended the 61st IAEA General Conference held in Vienna, Austria.

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    Explanation:
    Dr.Sekhar Basu, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy attended the 61st IAEA General Conference held in Vienna, Austria.

  117. Question 117 of 170
    117. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Which two countries started the second stage of their “Joint Sea-2017” naval exercises in Vladivostok?

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    Explanation:
    On 18th September 2017, China and Russia started the second stage of their “Joint Sea-2017” naval exercises in Vladivostok, Russia. The exercises took place in Sea of Japan and the Okhotsk Sea.For the first time Naval forces from both countries conducted joint submarine rescue exercises and joint anti-submarine exercises.

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    Explanation:
    On 18th September 2017, China and Russia started the second stage of their “Joint Sea-2017” naval exercises in Vladivostok, Russia. The exercises took place in Sea of Japan and the Okhotsk Sea.For the first time Naval forces from both countries conducted joint submarine rescue exercises and joint anti-submarine exercises.

  118. Question 118 of 170
    118. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Who has launched world’s fastest bullet train on the speed railway line to 350 kilometres per hour announced on 21st Sept. 2017?

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    Explanation:
    China has launched world’s fastest bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line to 350 kilometres per hour announced on 21st Sept. 2017.The speed was reduced to 300 kilometres per hour after a major accident in July 2011 that killed 40 people.

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    Explanation:
    China has launched world’s fastest bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line to 350 kilometres per hour announced on 21st Sept. 2017.The speed was reduced to 300 kilometres per hour after a major accident in July 2011 that killed 40 people.

  119. Question 119 of 170
    119. Question
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    Category: Current Affairs

    Find the Lawyer Zannah Mustapha’s country was awarded with UNHCR top UN peace prize on 19th Sept. 2017.

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    Explanation:
    A Nigerian lawyer Zannah Mustapha was awarded with UNHCR top UN peace prize on 19th Sept. 2017.He worked for the rights of displaced children growing up amid violence in north-eastern Nigeria.

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    Explanation:
    A Nigerian lawyer Zannah Mustapha was awarded with UNHCR top UN peace prize on 19th Sept. 2017.He worked for the rights of displaced children growing up amid violence in north-eastern Nigeria.

  120. Question 120 of 170
    120. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Find the name of bank has launched its mobile banking app called BPay in India.

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Fino Payments Bank launched its mobile banking app called BPay in India. BPay is an extension of its already existing wallet in the same name that was launched in December 2016.The upgraded BPay app is available on Android currently

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, Fino Payments Bank launched its mobile banking app called BPay in India. BPay is an extension of its already existing wallet in the same name that was launched in December 2016.The upgraded BPay app is available on Android currently

  121. Question 121 of 170
    121. Question
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    Category: Current Affairs

    What is the theme observed around the world on 21 September 2017 during International Day of Peace?

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    Explanation:
    “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” the theme observed around the world on 21 September 2017 during International Day of Peace

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    Explanation:
    “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” the theme observed around the world on 21 September 2017 during International Day of Peace

  122. Question 122 of 170
    122. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    On which river the Department of Biotechnology announced ‘lab on boat’ project for biological analysis?

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, the Department of Biotechnology announced ‘lab on boat’ project for biological analysis of the Bramhaputra river.

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    Explanation:
    On 20th September 2017, the Department of Biotechnology announced ‘lab on boat’ project for biological analysis of the Bramhaputra river.

  123. Question 123 of 170
    123. Question
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    Category: Current Affairs

    Name the first scorpene-class submarine delivered by Mazagon Dock Ltd to Indian Navy, in Mumbai.

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    Explanation:
    On 21st September 2017, Mazagon Dock Ltd delivered INS Kalvari, the first scorpene-class submarine to Indian Navy, in Mumbai. INS Kalvari has advanced features like advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels, hydro-dynamically optimised shape and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision-guided weapons.

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    Explanation:
    On 21st September 2017, Mazagon Dock Ltd delivered INS Kalvari, the first scorpene-class submarine to Indian Navy, in Mumbai. INS Kalvari has advanced features like advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels, hydro-dynamically optimised shape and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision-guided weapons.

  124. Question 124 of 170
    124. Question
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    Category: Current Affairs

    Find out the name of state from India becomes first in the world to operate electric buses at an altitude of 13 thousand feet.

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    Explanation:
    On 21st September 2017, the Himachal Pradesh government started electric bus service for the first time, in Rohtang Pass. Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Mr.G.S.Bali and Kullu Deputy Commissioner Mr.Yunus started the bus service on 21st September 2017.

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    Explanation:
    On 21st September 2017, the Himachal Pradesh government started electric bus service for the first time, in Rohtang Pass. Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Mr.G.S.Bali and Kullu Deputy Commissioner Mr.Yunus started the bus service on 21st September 2017.

  125. Question 125 of 170
    125. Question
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    Category: Current Affairs

    Which bollywood film becomes India’s official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Oscars?

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    Explanation:
    Bollywood film ‘Newton’ becomes India’s official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Oscars. Newton ‘director’ is Amit Masurkar. Rajkummar Rao, who played the lead role in ‘Newton’. It also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav and Anjali Patil.

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    Explanation:
    Bollywood film ‘Newton’ becomes India’s official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Oscars. Newton ‘director’ is Amit Masurkar. Rajkummar Rao, who played the lead role in ‘Newton’. It also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Raghubir Yadav and Anjali Patil.

  126. Question 126 of 170
    126. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    Find the name of first joint drills between China and Australia held in China?

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    Explanation:
    As per the defence ministry the small training maneuvers “Exercise Panda-Kangaroo 2017” were the first joint drills between China and Australia held in China.Chinese and Australian soldiers have ended a series of military exercises in the mountainous terrain of southwestern China.

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    Explanation:
    As per the defence ministry the small training maneuvers “Exercise Panda-Kangaroo 2017” were the first joint drills between China and Australia held in China.Chinese and Australian soldiers have ended a series of military exercises in the mountainous terrain of southwestern China.

  127. Question 127 of 170
    127. Question
    1 points
    Category: Current Affairs

    How much of percent has World trade likely to grow in 2017 according to World Trade Organisation (WTO)?

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    Explanation:
    On 21st September 2017, the revised estimates of World Trade Organisation (WTO) stated that the world trade in goods is estimated to grow at a rate of 3.6 % in 2017. Growth in world trade for 2017 was earlier predicted as 2.4 % by WTO.Now it has been revised to 3.6 %.