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100 Important Biology Questions

S.No. Question Answer


1. What is contained in Chlorophyll ? Magnesium
2. From which part of the plant is turmeric obtained? Stem
3. Lacrymal glands are situated in the___? Eye Orbit
4. The specific role of Vitamin K is in the synthesis of Prothrombin
5. Which Part of plant is important for the life cycle of plant? Flower
6. Increased RBC's in the blood leads to a condition called___? Polycythemia
7. Name the hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood . Insulin
8. The human faces is yellow in colour due to the presence of a pigment Urobilin
called___?
9. Which enzyme is found in human saliva? Ptyalin
10. Hansen's disease is also known as___? Leprosy
11. What is systolic and diastolic pressure in a healthy man? 120mm & 80mm
12. Which is considered as the strongest natural fibre? Silk
13. The deficiency of which leads to dental caries? Fluorine
14. Companion cells are unique to___? Angiosperms
15. The smallest bone in the human body is___? Stapes
16. A person feel fatigued due to depositon of which acid in their muscles? Lactic Acid
17. How many bones are present in human skull? 22
18. Which lobe of human brain is associated with hearing? Temporal Lobe
19. Upper most layer of skin is called ___? Epidermis
20. Motor skills are associated with which part of the brain? Frontal Lobes
21. Blood group was discovered by whom? Landsteiner
22. The ph value of human blood is__? 7.40
23. Name the largest gland in the human body? Liver
24. What is the chemical name of a substance which kills rats? White Phosphorus
25. The metal present in the haemoglobin is __ . Iron
26. Which mosquito is the carrier of Zika virus? Aedes
27. Name the gas used for making vegetable ghee? Hydrogen
28. Which part of brain is centre of thirst, hunger and sleep? Hypothalamus
29. Which regulates the quantum of light entering the human eye? Iris
30. DNA stands for __. Deoxyribonucleic Acid
31. What percentage of water is lost during transpiration? 99%
32. Pyramid of energy is ____? Always upright
33. Edward Jenner is related with which disease? Small pox
34. The hormone used as an oral contraceptive is ____. Progesterone
35. Which vitamin is considered to be a hormone? Vitamin D
36. The process of photosynthesis involves conversion of what? Solar energy into
chemical energy
37. Who explained about the blood circulation for the first time? William Harvey
38. Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animal can also cause rabies? Bat
39. Saliva helps in the digestion of which thing? Starch
40. Which is the sweetest sugar? Fructose
41. Which enzyme is present in all members of the animal kingdom except Amylase
Protozoa?
42. Which is known as graveyard of RBC's ? Spleen
43. Which disease is caused by the bite of a mad dog? Hydrophobia
44. What is the normal cholesterol level in human blood? 180-200 mg/dL

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45. Who was the first to isolate Gene? Dr. Hargobind Khurana
46. Which cell organelles function as the power house of a living cell? Mitochondria
47. Nobel Prize winning scientist James D. Watson is known for his work in which Genetics
area?
48. What is the Branch of science which deals with the study of skin of man? Dermatology
49. Which test helps in diagnosis of cancer? Biopsy Test
50. Which major chemical compound found in human kidney stones? Calcium oxalate
51. Sex determination of child is done by whose chromosome? Father
52. What is the name of first clones sheep ? Dolly
53. What is known as 'kitchen of cell'? Chloroplast
54. Enlargment of which gland takes place due to deficiency of iodine? Thyroid
55. Which part of human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and Medulla Oblongata
vomiting?
56. What are Bryophytes ? Amphibious
57. The number of Chromosomes in the human gene is ___. 46
58. Polio is caused by whom? Virus
59. Ductless glands are known as___? Endocrine glands
60. The first vaccine injected into a just born baby is ______. BCG
61. Which are phagocytes in liver ? Kupffer cells
62. Which gland disapear during old age? Thymus
63. The study of Dendrology is associated with___? Trees
64. Theory of natural selection was proposed by_______. Charles Darwin
65. By which doctor was the first successful heart transplant in India performed? Dr. Venugopal
66. The food poisoning is caused by___. Clostrideam boutulium
67. Which acid is found in 'Tomato' ? Oxalic Acid
68. Haematopoiesis take place in _____? Bone marrow
69. Which part of human brain is affected by alcohol? Cerebellum
70. Ascariasis is caused by ___? Round Worm
71. Turpentine oil is obtained from___? Pinus
72. Which salt is found in bone in largest amount? Calcium Phosphate
73. Genes are made by___? Polynucleotide
74. Which disease is known as 'silent killer'? High Blood pressure
75. By whom was oral polio vaccine discovered? Jonas Salk
76. The compound used in anti-malarial drug is___? Chloroquine
77. Which is responsible for transport of food and other substances in plants? Phloem
78. BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerine) is injected to get immunity Tuberculosis
from__?
79. First vaccine produced by bio-technology was used against which virus? Hepatitis-B
80. Alcoholic drink contains___? Ethyl Alcohol
81. Xerophthalmia is a disease caused by lack of which vitamin? Vitamin A
82. Which is responsible for the process of cell division ? Mitosis
83. What is known as 'Suicidal bags of cell'? Lysosome
84. The plants, which grow under water stress conditions are called_? Xerophytes
85. Which metal is present in Insulin? Zinc
86. Most of the red, blue and purple colours of plants are due to a pigment Anthocyanin
called__?
87. The filtering of blood through an artificial kidney is called__? Dialysis
88. Animals store glucose in the form of__? Glycogen
89. Who invented penicillin? Alexander Fleming
90. The longest and largest bone in the human body is__? Femur

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91. Which is known as master gland in man? Pituitary gland


92. Which vitamin is essential for the coagulation of blood? Vitamin K
93. Which insect spreads kala-azar? Sand Fly
94. Name the smallest functional unit of the kidney? Nephron
95. What is the smallest structural and functional unit of nervous system? Neuron
96. Which animal have no blood but they respire? Hydra
97. What is the Dental formula of man? 2123/2123
98. The biogas used for cooking is a mixture of ___? Methane &
Carbondioxide
99. Which plant yeilds biodiesel or biofuel? Jatropha Curcas
100. The most serious air pollutant causing health hazard is___? Sulphur dioxide

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100 Important Chemistry Questions

S. No. Question Answers


1. Tube light is filled with? Mercury Vapour & Argon
2. Other name of FOOLS GOLD is? Iron Pyrite
3. Non-stick coating in utensils is of? TEFLON
4. Compounds responsible for temporary hardness of water? Bicarbonates of Calcium
and Magnesium
5. Compounds responsible for permanent hardness of water? Sulphates and Chlorides of
Calcium and Magnesium
6. Gases used for ripening raw fruits? Ethylene & Acetylene
7. Main ore of Mercury is? Cinnabar
8. Egg shell is made up of? Calcium Carbonate
9. ______ is known as Artificial Silk. Reyon
10. Water soluble Vitamins B&C
11. Fat Soluble Vitamins A, D, E & K
12. Common preservative in food processing industry is? Benzoic Acid
13. First organic compound synthesized in laboratory & by whom? Urea by Friedrich Whler
14. What blackens silvers shine? Ozone Gas
15. Substance used in Cancer treatment? Cobalt 60
16. Cobalt is found in? Vitamin B12
17. Iron is extracted from which ore? Hematite
18. Aluminum is extracted from which ore? Bauxite
19. Copper is extracted from which ore? Copper Pyrite
20. Chemical name of Washing Soda is? Sodium Carbonate
21. Gases used in welding are _______? Acetylene & Oxygen
22. Gases used by sea divers for breathing are ____? Oxygen & Helium
23. Best sources for Vitamin D are? Sunlight & Fish liver
24. Zinc Phosphide is used as? Rat Poison
25. Fuse wire is made up of ______ Lead and Tin
26. Purest form of Iron is? Wrought Iron
27. Radium is extracted from ______ . Pitchblende
28. Which agent is as seed in artificial rain? Silver Iodide
29. Oxides of metals are ______ . Alkaline
30. During the process of rusting , the weight of iron ______ . Increases
31. ______ (metal) is liquid at room temperature. Gallium
32. ______ is used to prepare fire proof and water proof clothes. Calcium hydride
33. Galvanised iron is coated with? Zinc
34. Chemical name of Chromic Acid is? Chromium trioxide
35. Which metal is used in Photoelectric cell? Selenium
36. Barium Hydroxide is also known as? Baryta Water
37. ______ elements are non-metal. Electronegative
38. __________ is known as heavy water and used in nuclear reactor as Deuterium Oxide (D2O)
moderator.
39. Deuterium is ______ of Hydrogen. Isotope
40. Ozone is _______ of Oxygen. Allotrope
41. Ammonia (NH3) is synthesized through? Habers Process
42. Chlorine is used to prepare _________ PVC, Insecticides,

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herbicides
43. Which catalyst is used for the synthesis of Vanaspati Ghee? Nickle (Ni)
44. Which catalyst is used for the synthesis of Sulphuric Acid by Contact Platinum (Pt)
Process?
45. Chemical name of Picric Acid is? Tri Nitro Phenol
46. ______ is known as laughing gas? N2O
47. Chloroform in sunlight forms poisonous gas ________ . Phosgene
48. Platinum is also called _____ . White Gold
49. Which material is used in making of safety matches? Red Phosphorous
50. Nail polish remover contains? Acetone
51. Which acid is present in Orange? Citric Acid
52. Lead pencil contains _____ . Graphite
53. Which gas is used in filling electric bulbs ______ ? Argon
54. Lightest metal? Lithium
55. Acid rain is due to air pollution by? Nitrous Oxide & Sulphur
dioxide
56. Ozone is _______ . Diamagnetic
57. Petroleum is found in ______ . Sedimentary Rocks
58. All noble gases are? Colourless and Odourless
59. The most abundant element in the earth's crust is ? Oxygen
60. The lustre of a metal is due to _______ . Presence of free electrons
61. Which gas is used in fire extinguisher? Carbon dioxide
62. Which gas is used in cigarette lighters? Butane
63. Biogas chiefly contains ______ . Methane
64. Chemical used as fixer in Photography is ______ . Sodium thiosulphate
65. Aspirin is ______ . Acetyl Salicylic Acid
66. _____ is also known as Stranger Gas. Xenon
67. Natural rubber is a polymer derived from ______. Isoprene
68. Oil of Vitriol is ______ . Sulphuric acid
69. Paper is chemically _______ . Cellulose
70. Impurity present in ore is ________ . Gangue
71. Which is known as Metal of Future ? Titanium
72. Efficiency of the catalyst depends on its? Molecular State
73. Most of the explosions in mines occurs due to mixing of ______ . Methane with air
74. Vinegar is an aqueous solution of ______ . Acetic acid
75. Kerosene is a mixture of _____ . Aliphatic hydrocarbons
76. The important metal used with iron to produce stainless steel is _____ . Chromium
77. Which gas is responsible for the swelling of bread? Carbon dioxide
78. The metal constituent of chlorophyll is _____ . Magnesium
79. Which acid is used for etching glass? Hydrofluoric acid (HF)
80. Paraffin wax is _________ . Saturated hydrocarbon
81. Solder is an alloy of _____ . Tin and Lead
82. Alum is used as A purifier for water
83. Nuclear fuel in the sun is ______ . Helium
84. Dead organisms are transformed into petroleum and natural gas ______ . Absence of air
85. Organic Compounds are only soluble in _____ . Non-polar solvents

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86. Which acid is used in soft drinks? Carbonic acid (H2CO3)


87. Which acid is present in Bee Sting? Methanoic Acid
88. Tooth enamel is made up of ______ . Calcium Phosphate
89. The name catalyst was given by _____ . Berzilius
90. A polymeric substance used to make parachute is _____ . Viscose
91. What is used to avoid melting of ice? Gelatine
92. Carbon occur in the nature in the purest form as? Diamond
93. Oxidation is defined as ----- Loss of electrons
94. In nuclear reactor, chain reaction is controlled by using _____ . Cadmium rod
95. The radioactive element most commonly detected in humans is _____ . Potassium 40
96. Hydrogen bomb is based on the principle of _____ . Nuclear fusion
97. The ultrapure metal is obtained by _____ . Zone refining
98. Most abundant metal in earths crust is ______ . Aluminium
99. Balloons are filled with _____ . Helium
100. The element common to all acids is _____ . Hydrogen

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100 Important Computer Questions

S.No. Question Answer


1. Who is the father of Computer science? Charles Babbage
2. In a computer, most processing takes place in__? CPU
3. In which type of computer, data are represented as discrete signals? Digital Computer
4. Scientific Name of Computer? Sillico sapiens
5. What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which Reverse Video
requires operator attention?
6. Computers, combine both measuring and counting, are called__? Hybrid Computer
7. What is FORTRAN? Formula Translation
8. What translates and executes program at run time line by line? Interpreter
9. What converts an entire program into machine language ? Compiler
10. Who is the father of personal computer? Edward Robert
11. EEPROM stands for__? Electronic Erasable
Programmable Read
Only Memory
12. Who developed the first electronic computer? J.V. Atansoff
13. Which programming languages are classified as low level languages? Assembly Language
14. The first web browser is__? Mosaic
15. First page of Website is termed as__? Homepage
16. IBM stands for__? International
Business Machines
17. Office LANS, which are scattered geographically on large scale, can be connected WAN ( wide area
by the use of corporate__? network )
18. To move a copy of file from one computer to another over a communication File Transfer
channel is called?
19. Large transaction processing systems in automated organisations use__? Batch Processing
20. MICR stands for__? Magnetic Ink
Character Reader
21. Name of 1st electronic computer? ENIAC
22. No. of different characters in ASCII coding system? 1024
23. MSIC stands for _? Medium Scale
Integrated Circuits
24. The scrambling of code is known as__? Encryption
25. The first computers were programmed using__? Machine Language
26. A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly is known Bug
as__?
27. Which button makes alphabets/letters in uppercase and lowercase and numbers to Shift
symbols?
28. When a computer is switched on, the booting process performs__? Power on self test
29. What is the software frequently utilized by end users called (like Word, Application
PowerPoint)? Software
30. Unit of measurement of the output quality of a printer? Dot per sq. inch
31. Switching device of fifth generation computer is__? VLSI
32. The unit KIPS is used to measure the speed of __? Processor
33. DOS stands for__? Disk Operating
System
34. What is a joy stick primarily in computers used for? Computer Gaming

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35. In 1999, the Melissa virus was a widely publicised__? E-mail virus
36. Which of the following commands is given to reboot the computer? Ctrl+Alt+Del
37. What is correcting errors in a program called ? Debugging
38. BCD is __? Binary Coded
Decimal
39. What type of virus uses computer hosts to reproduce itself? Worm
40. SMTP, FTP and DNS are applications of the ____ layer? Application
41. Which command is used to select the whole document? Ctrl+A
42. COBOL is an acronym for__? Common Business
Oriented Language
43. The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called? Multitasking
44. What is the functional key to display save-as box? F12
45. Full form of NOS ? Network Operating
system
46. Something which has easily understood instructions is said to be..........? Analog Data
47. A modem is connected to a__? Telephone Line
48. Refresh Rate of monitor is measured in? Hertz
49. What was the chief component of first generation computer? Vacuum tube &
Valves
50. Name the Father of Computer Mouse? Douglas Engelbart
51. A program that performs a useful task while simultaneously allowing destructive Trojan Horse
acts is __?
52. The geometric arrangement of devices on the network is called...........? Topology
53. The basic goal of computer process is to convert data into ___? Information
54. Where are the CPU and memory located? Motherboard
55. Who is known as the founder of IBM Company? Thomas J. Watson
56. An image on a computer screen is made up of__? Pixels
57. Full form of MAN ? Metropolitan Area
Network
58. Which command in DOS can be used to recover accidentally deleted files? UNDELETE
59. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language at Characters
one time is called__?
60. In which year, the Microsoft company was founded? 1975
61. What is the personal computer operating system that organizes and uses a graphic Windows
desktop environment?
62. What are Light pen and joystick ? Input Devices
63. What is a half byte also called as? Nibble
64. SMPS stands for__? Switched mode
Power Supply
65. What do we use to change the appearance and positioning of text document in MS Formatting
Word?
66. A ________ is approximately a million bytes? Megabyte
67. Daisy wheel, Drum, chain etc are the__? Printers
68. XML stands for __? Extensible Markup
Language
69. What kind of scheme is the HTTP protocol? Request/Response
70. Magnetic disk is an example of__? Secondary Memory
71. What is the meaning of OSI, in terms of computers ? Open system
Interconnection
72. Which type of storage device is a BIOS ? Primary

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73. What is the extension type of the excel 2007 files? .xlsx
74. Collecting personal information and effectively posing as another individual is Identity theft
known as the crime of__?
75. The amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document is called__? Line Spacing
76. A computer cannot 'boot' if it does not have the__? Operating system
77. What is the other name for programmed chip? LSIC
78. A normal CD- ROM usually can store up to _____data? 680 MB
79. What does DMA stand for? Direct Memory
Access
80. Full form of LAN ? Local Area Network
81. ASCII stands for__? American Standard
Code for
Information
Interchange
82. Second Generation computers were developed during__? 1956-65
83. When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands? 1991
84. What kind of memory is both static and non -volatile? ROM
85. An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer Glitch
jargon for it?
86. Unwanted repetitious messages, such as unsolicited bulk e-mail is known as__? Spam
87. The common name for the crime of stealing passwords is__? Spoofing
88. BIOS stands for __? Basic Input Output
System
89. Who is regarded as Father of C programming language? Dennis Ritchie
90. RAM can be treated as the ......... for the computer's processor. Waiting Room
91. Computers manipulate data in many ways, and this manipulation is called__? Processing
92. Joshy, Perfumes are examples of __? Viuses
93. The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminal's Computer Forensics
computer is an example of a law enforcement speciality called__?
94. Where does most data go first with in a computer memory hierarchy? RAM
95. Help Menu is available at which button? Start
96. Which file contains permanent data and gets updated during the processing of Master File
transactions?
97. A DVD is an example of an__? Optical Disc
98. Which is most common tool used to restrict access to computer system? Passwords
99. The technology that stores only essential instructions on a microprocessor chip and RISC
thus enhances its speed is referred as__?
100. What is the name of an application program that gathers user information and Spybot
sends it to someone through the Internet?

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S.No. Question Answer


1. Which is the oldest stock exchange in the world? Amsterdam Stock Echange
2. Taxation and the governments expenditure policy are dealt under under Fiscal Policy
which policy?
3. If the price of an inferior good falls, what about its demand? Remains Constant
4. Which type of unemployment mostly found in India? Disguised Unemployment
5. Which is the largest Public Sector Bank in India? State Bank of India
6. What is the main source of revenue to meet different expenditures? Internal Borrowings
7. Bouncing of cheques has become an offence. What is the punishment for 6 months imprisonment
the same?
8. Who wrote the book Planned Economy for India? M. Visvesvaraya
9. Which is the oldest Development Financial Institution of India? IFCI
10. When was EXIM Bank set-up? 1982
11. Which is the Slack Season in the Indian Economy? January-June
12. To meet the need of whom, the concept of Land Development Bank has Farmers
been developed?
13. When was the Rolling plan designed? 1978-83
14. Which country is the largest debtor of UNO? U. S.
15. Which was first Commercial Bank of India? Hindustan Bank
16. Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which investors? Foreign Institutional
Investments
17. A new private bank is established under which act? Companies Act 1956
18. How many country are represented in International Monetary Fund (IMF)? 189
19. In which plan was the objective of self-reliance and zero net foreign aid was Fourth 5 year plan
declared?
20. On which date a Bank publishes its balance sheet ? 31st march
21. How many banks were nationalized in 1969? 14
22. In April 1980 how many banks were nationalized? Six
23. When was decimal coinage introduced in India? 1957
24. One rupee notes contain the signature of__? Finance Secretary, GOI
25. Which is treated as artificial currency? SDR
26. Companies pay corporation tax on their__? Incomes
27. What was the earlier name of the WTO? GATT
28. If saving exceeds investment , what will be the effect on national Remains constant
income__?
29. Which bank is the Banker of the Banks? RBI
30. For international payments, to which currency is the Indian currency American Dollars
linked?
31. Temporary tax levied to obtain additional revenue is called__? Fee
32. Which European country is the guarantor of Bank of Central African France
States?
33. When was Consumer Protection Act(COPRA) passed? 1986
34. The Money Order system in India was introduced in the year__? 1880
35. Investment in public works is known as__? Capital Expenditure
36. Where are the headquarters of IMF and World Bank located? Both Washington DC
37. Who appoints Banking Ombudsman? RBI
38. In which year was Railway Budget in India separated from general budget? 1924
39. Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country? GNP
40. Economic growth is usually coupled with__? Inflation

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41. CENVAT is associated with__? Rate of Indirect Tax


42. Gilt-edged means__? Market of govt. securities
43. What is the effect of Deficit financing? Inflation
44. Who was the first Indian Governor of RBI? Shachindra Ray
45. The principal sources of revenue to the State Government in India is__? Sales Tax
46. Indias Economic Summit was held in December 1999, in__? New Delhi
47. The main source of National Income in India is__? Agricultural Sector
48. A crossed cheque is one, which can be encashed only at which bank? SBI
49. The currency convertibility concept in its original form originated in? Bretton Woods Agreement
50. States earn maximum revenue through? Commercial Taxes
51. Short-term finance is usually for a period ranging up to? 12 months
52. The philosophy of 'Laissez-faire' is associated with ? Industrial States
53. Where in Indian are coins minted ? Mumbai, Calcutta & Hyderabad
54. In India, in which year was the service tax first introduced? 1994
55. National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS)came into force in 2006
which year?
56. When did India become a member of international Monetary Fund (IMF)? 1947
57. Who coined the term Hindu rate of growth for Indian Economy ? Raj Krishna
58. When was the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development 1982
(NABARD) set up?
59. Where are the headquarters of United Nations Conference on Trade and Geneva
Development (UNCTAD) ?
60. Who is called the Father of Economics? Adam Smith
61. Which sector of Indian Economy has shown remarkable expansion during Tertiary Sector
the last decade ?
62. Which state has the lowest per capita income? Bihar
63. World Development Report is an annual publication of__? International Bank of
Reconstruction & Development
64. The slogan of Garibi Hatao (Remove Poverty) was launched in which FYP? 4th FYP
65. Golden Handshake Scheme is associated with__? Voluntary Retirement
66. Who has presented the Union Budget of India maximum number of times? Morarji Desai
67. Who is the chairman of 14th Finance Commission? Y. V. Reddy
68. The second Five Year plan was based on_? Mahalanobis model
69. The first devaluation of Indian currency took place in which year ? 1949
70. VAT has been introduced on the recommendation of which commission? L. K. Jha Commission
71. In which year was Minimum inflation in post economic reform? 1999-2000
72. Who was the Chairman of the first Finance Commission? K. C. Niyogi
73. Those goods which have positive relationship between price and quantity Giffen Goods
demanded are called as .?
74. On July 12, 1982, the ARDC was merged into__? NABARD
75. Which Indian got Nobel Prize for Economics? Amartya Sen
76. National Income estimates in India is prepared by __? Central Statistical Organization
77. National Rural Development Institute is situated at__? Hyderabad
78. Name the oldest insurance company of India? Oriental Life Insurance
company
79. Excise duty is a tax levied on the__? Production of goods
80. Which state stands first in the length of roads in the country? Maharashtra
81. Deficit financing means that the government borrows money from the__? RBI
82. Bad money (if not limited in quantity ) drives good money out of Gresham's law
circulation. is the law known as__?

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83. The ""Garibi Hatao"" slogan was coined in__? 1971


84. When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government? 1948
85. The difference between GNP & GDP is__? Capital Depreciation
86. 'Brent ' Index is associated with __? Crude oil prices
87. The Foreign Exchange Management Act(FEMA) was passed in which year? 1999
88. Which plan is also known as 'Gadgil Yojana'? 3rd FYP
89. Who presented the first union budget of Independent India? RK Shanmukham Chetty
90. Who is considered the guardian of the Public Purse? CAG
91. In which year Swarn Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna came into being? 1st April 1999
92. Where is the headquarter of East African Development Bank? Uganda
93. In which year Statutory Liquidity Ratio was first imposed on banks? 1949
94. The Unclaimed deposits are those deposits which havent been operated 10 years or more
for how many years?
95. When a person has a saving account in the bank , the bank assumes the Debtor
position of ___?
96. Which is the largest Private Sector Bank in India? HDFC Bank
97. Which ministry formulates fiscal policy? Finance Ministry
98. In which year SIDBI was established? 1990
99. What is the highest denomination of currency notes in circulation as legal 2000
tender in India at present?
100. Which is the oldest stock exchange in Asia? Bombay Stock Exchange

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100 Important Physics Questions

S.No. Question Answer


1. Who firstly demonstrated experimentally the existence of electromagnetic Hertz
wave?
2. The working of the quartz crystal in the watch is based on which effect? Piezoelectric Effect
3. What is te the unit of Radioactivity? Curie
4. What is the wavelength of visible spectrum? 390-700 nanometres
5. One astronomical unit is the average distance between___? Earth & Sun
6. Number of basic S.I. units is ___. Seven (7)
7. What is the name of the scientist who stated that matter can be converted into Einstein
energy?
8. The size of atomic nucleus is of the order of___? 10^-14 m
9. A temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the -40
same value?
10. In the visible spectrum which colour has the shortest wavelength? Violet
11. What is the unit of specific resistance? Ohm-metre
12. What do we use as a moderator in nuclear reactor? Graphite
13. The mirror used in motor vehicles near the driver's seat is a__? Convex Mirror
14. Electron microscope was invented by__? Robert Koch
15. The hydraulic brake used in automobiles is a direct application of__? Pascal's Law
16. The filament of an electric bulb is made of which metal? Tungsten
17. Camberts Law is related to__? Interference
18. Which waves are used in sonography? Ultrasonic waves
19. Which instrument is used to measure the power of electric circuit ? Wattmeter
20. Splitting of Uranium nucleus releases_____ energy. Nuclear
21. kilowatt hour is the unit of__? Energy
22. A simple device that is used to either break or complete the electric circuit, is Switch
called _____?
23. Where the value of g (acceleration due to gravity) is maximum? At poles
24. Good conductors have many loosely bound __? Electrons
25. If the body is hollow, then its centre of gravity lies? outside the material
26. A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, Less heat, Less cold
experiences__?
27. What is the escape velocity for all objects from the earth? 11.16 km/sec
28. If the temperature inside a room is increased, the relative humidity will? Decrease
29. If a bar magnet is cut length wise into 3 parts, what will the total number of 6
poles be?
30. Light travels in a____? Straight line
31. What converts the alternating current into direct current? Rectifier
32. Einstein got noble prize for____? Photoelectric Effect
33. The nucleus of an atom consists of__? Neutrons and protons
34. What is the measuring unit of length of light waves? Angstrom
35. How much is one barrel of oil approximately equal to? 159 litres
36. The sky appears black from the moon because of___? Lack of Atmosphere
37. The specific resistance of a wire varies with its___? Material
38. Which instrument is used to measure depth of ocean ? Fathometer
39. The unidirectional property of a pn-junction is useful for its use as which Rectifier
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40. The strongest force in the nature is ____? Nuclear Force


41. Which is the only natural magnet? Magnetite
42. We cannot see during a fog, because of ____. Scattering of light
43. In which medium sound travels faster ? Solid
44. A fast wind can turn the blades of a windmill because it possesses__. Potential Energy
45. Which of the following material is used for electric wire heater? Nichrome
46. Conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy occurs in which thing? Battery
47. The direction of a magnetic field within a magnet is___? From South to north
48. What remains constant while throwing a ball upward? Acceleration
49. What type of lens is a magnifying glass? Convex lens
50. Why does a liquid drop tend to assume a spherical shape? To minimize surface tension
51. What happens when soda water bottle falls freely? No bubbles form
52. Pure water freezes at what temperature? 32 F
53. Why are Metals good conductor of heat than insulator? they contain free electrons
54. When some detergent is added to water, the surface tension___? Decreases
55. The value of which quantity remains same in all system of units? Specific Gravity
56. Distance of stars are measured in___? Light Years
57. Nature of sound wave is ____? Longitudinal
58. Which is used to initiate fissions ? Neutrons
59. The total internal reflection can occur when light pass from___. Denser to Rarer medium
60. Who discovered Diode Bulb ? Sir J. S. Fleming
61. Radio waves of constant amplitude can be generated with___? Oscillator
62. What is the SI unit of luminous intensity? Candela
63. What is the name of short duration wave? Pulse
64. The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves___? Capillary Action
65. Two drops of a liquid are merged to from a single drop. In this process___? Energy is released
66. Which is more elastic - Steel or Rubber? Steel
67. An atom bomb is based on the principle of___? Nuclear Fission
68. Which instrument is used to measure the scattering of light by particles Nephetometer
suspended in a liquid ?
69. The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium ___? Remains unaltered
70. Most commercial nuclear power plants worldwide are cooled by __? Water
71. Electric Motor converts____? Electric energy to
mechanical energy
72. Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named____? Fermi
73. Weightlessness experienced in a spaceship is due to___? Absence of Gravity
74. The blue colour of the clear sky is due to ____? Dispersion of Light
75. What does airbag, used for safety of car driver, contain? Sodium Azide
76. Radian is used to measure___? Angle
77. Who had showed that the electric and magnetic waves are equal in vacuum? James Clerk Maxwell
78. When a red glass is heated in dark room it will seem___. Green
79. The friction force exerted by fluids is called ___. Drag
80. Which is used in designing ships and submarines? Archimedes Principle
81. Which instrument is used to measure change in volume of substances ? Dilatometer
82. On which principle , transformer works? Mutual Induction
83. Potential energy of your body is minimum when you _______. Lie down on ground
84. The velocity of sound in air___? 332m/sec
85. Beats occur because of __? Interference

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86. In summer, the mirages are seen due to the phenomenon of __? Total Internal Reflection
87. Who gave the first experimental value of G? Cavendish
88. Astigmatism can be corrected by__? Cylindrical lenses
89. What apparatus is used to locate a submerged object? SONAR
90. The image formed by convex lens in a simple microscope is__. Virtual & Erect
91. What is the unit of magnetic flux? Maxwell
92. Coolis tube is used to produce___? X-Rays
93. Sudden fall in barometer is indication of___? Storm
94. Force of attraction between the molecules of different substances is Adhesive Force
called___?
95. What is the working principle of Washing machine? Centrifugation
97. Insects can move on the surface of water without sinking due to___. Surface tension of water
98. The temperature of the sun is measured with ___. Pyrometer
99. Acceleration acts always in the direction__? of the net force
100. Which instrument is used to measure altitudes in aircrafts ? Altimeter

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S.No. Question Answer


1. Which type of forest covers the maximum area in India? Tropical Moist Deciduous
Forest
2. What is the term as the drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary Trellis
rocks?
3. Which ecosystem covers the largest area of the earths surface? Marine Ecosystem
4. What percentage of insolation is received by the earths surface? 47%
5. What type of climate is best suited for horticulture? Mediterranean
6. Which city is associated with the river Mekong? Phnom-Penh
7. Which is the busiest oceanic trade route? North Atlantic Route
8. What is the average salinity of sea water? 3.50%
9. The winds which never change their direction are called? Planetary Winds
10. Who discovered South Pole? Amundsen
11. The Karakoram Highway connects which pairs of countries? China - Pakistan
12. What is the most abundant metal in the earths crust? Aluminium
13. What is the most abundant element in the earths crust? Oxygen
14. After howmany years does Halleys comet appear once in a period? 76 years
15. rainfall that occurs when wind rises up along a hill ? Orographic
16. In which country are the broken hill famous for zinc and lead? Australia
17. Which is most prone to earthquakes? Young folded mountains
18. What is the length of Indias coastline? About 7500 Km
19. How many kms are represented by 10 of latitudes? 111 kms
20. Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India? Western Ghats
21. Where are the islands of Seychelles located? Indian Ocean
22. Mangroove vegetation in India is most extensive in which forest? Sundarbans
23. Suez Canal joins which two Sea? Red & Mediterranean Sea
24. Which biome has the highest species diversity? Tropical Rain Forests
25. Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests? Ivory Coast
26. Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation? Rice
27. Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area? Wet Evergreen Equatorial
forests
28. Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north? Aravallis
29. Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge? Divergent Movement
30. Which is the largest volcano crater in the world? Lake Toba
31. In India, how many States share the coastline? 9
32. The tornadoes are very strong tropical cyclones originating in which sea? Caribbean Sea
33. The Vindhyas belong to which class of mountains? Block mountains
34. Which is the Worlds largest producer of wool? Australia
35. Which soil is also known as 'Regur' ? Black Soil
36. what is known as soil-free farming? Hydroponics
37. If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at 150W, what will be the time at 150E? 12 Noon on Tuesday
38. Dry winds (harmattan) blows in Sahara desert from? East to West
39. Which industry in India was worst affected because of the partition? Jute & Cotton
40. What is exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis? 23 hrs 56 mins 4.09 sec
41. Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts? Low Humidity
42. Which river crosses the equator twice? Congo

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43. Under which climatic conditions do the laterite soils develop? Wet Tropical Climate
44. Which is the most important factor in soil formation? Climate
45. The deepest surface depression on earth is ? Mariana Trench
46. The word isoneph represents the lines of equal....? Cloudiness
47. Country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass? Brazil
48. What is the name of the soil, rich in calcium ? Pedocal
49. Which lake is known as honeymoon lake? Lake Titicaca
50. Which country has maximum damage to forests been caused by acid rain? Poland
51. Which country is situated geographically in America but politically a part Greenland
of Europe?
52. The fertile land between two rivers is called ? Doab
53. Which Strait separates Africa from Europe? Strait of Gibraltar
54. Which is the fastest growing tree? Eucalyptus
55. Which tree require minimum water for its growth? Babool
56. Which plain formed due to the weathering of lime stone? Karst Plains
57. To an astronaut, how does outer space appear? Black
58. Which river crosses tropic of Capricorn twice? Limpopo river
59. What is associated with a savanna climate? Scrub
60. Which kind of forests is found in silent valley of Kerala? Tropical Rain Forests
61. Which is the largest island in the Indian Ocean? Madagascar
62. In how many time zones has the world been divided into? 24
63. Which soil is very hard to cultivate? Sandy soil
64. What separates Daman & Diya? Gulf of Khambat
65. Which connects the ocean floor level with the continent? Continental slope
66. Port Blair - the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is located in South Andaman
which island?
67. Which is the State with the largest area under waste land? Jammu & Kashmir
68. Which crop are grain with the on set of monsoon & are harvested in Kharif
September-October?
69. Which river basin is called Ruhr of India? Damodar
70. Which is considered to have an adverse effect on Indian Monsoon? El Nino
71. Which is the longest inland waterways in the world? Mississippi river system
72. In which latitudes are the seasonal contrasts maximum? Mid Latitudes
73. Which state in India is known as Rice Bowl"? Andhra Pradesh
74. What are Doldrums? Tropical no wind belt
75. Valley of flowers is located in which state? Uttrakhand
76. Which is called Herring Pond? Atlantic ocean
77. What is the name of Indias southern tip? Indira Point
78. Lines joining places receiving equal amount of rain fall? Isohytes
79. What is the reason behind the declining climate of Maldives ? High Population Density
80. Which place gets the least rainfall in India? Jodhpur
81. Which hill station is known as the Queen of Satpura? Panchmarhi
82. Which are the two volcanic islands in the Indian territory? Narcoam & Barren
83. Which is the longest national highway? NH 7
84. India is divided into how many seismic zones according to the earthquake 4
zoning map?
85. In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located? Rajasthan
86. Which one is the longest river in India that flows entirely within India? Godavari

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87. Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities? Wular lake
88. By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh? Padma
89. Which State produces maximum pulses in the country? Madhya Pradesh
90. Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world? Lake Superior
91. Where is Sargasso sea located? North Atlantic Ocean
92. Which State has the largest coastline in India? Gujarat
93. Duncan Passage is located between which regions? South & Little Andaman
94. The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river? Cauvery
95. Which Warm dry wind blows down the east slopes of Rockies? Chinook
96. Which planet is known as veiled planet? Venus
97. Which Strait which separates Asia from North America? Bering strait
98. How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal? 204
99. What happens when a sudden fall in the barometric reading? Storm
100. Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite? Australia

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1 What was the script used in the earliest Tamil inscriptions? Brahmi
4 At which place did Mahatma Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India? Champaran
6 Who was the British PM at the time of Revolt of 1857? Lord Palmerston
7 Who is considered to be the father of Ayurveda? Charaka
8 Which Veda throws light on the beliefs and practices of the non-Aryans? Atharvaveda
9 Who was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India? Aurangzeb
10 What was Sher Shah's real name? Farid
11 Who earned the title of a Liberator? Ashoka
12 Who, was the Nanda ruler at the time of Alexanders invasion? Dhana Nanda
13 Which Chola ruler converted the Bay of Bengal into a Chela lake? Rajendra I
14 During which reign was Kalidasa lived? Chandragupta II
15 The Gayatri Mantra contained in the Rigveda is dedicated to which deity? Savitri
17 Which ruler was known as Amitraghata, the destroyer of foes? Bindusara
18 Under which sultan, Chalisa land increased considerably? Alauddin Khilji
19 Which Mughal emperors tomb is outside India? Jahangir
20 Who was the first foreigner to invade India? Darius I
21 Who was the first governor of Portuguese in India? De Almeida
22 During which movement was Mahatma added before Gandhijis name? Champaran
23 Who is the Father of local self government in India? Lord Ripon
24 Who introduced Mansabdari system? Akbar
25 By whom was the Indian Independence League set up? Rasbihari Bose
26 On which river did Pulakesin II defeat Harshavardhana? Narmada
27 By whom was the city of Agra founded in 1504? Sikandar Lodhi
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29 Who First Anglo-Maratha
deciphered Adhikanshwas ended by which
Inscriptions for thetreaty?
first time? JamesSalbai
Prinsep
30 By whom was the practice of Sati was declared illegal? Lord William Bentick
31 Which was the God of animal during the later Vedic period ? Rudra
32 From where sufi movement was started? Persia
33 By whom was the famous Kirti Stambha at Chittor built? Rana Kumbha
34 Analects is sacred text of which religion? Confucius Religion
35 Which Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar? Sisodiya
36 Which ruler at first assumed the title of Hazrat-i-Ala and afterwards Sher Shah Suri
Sultan?
37 Who is related to Sarvodaya and Bhoodan movement? Acharya Vinoda
Bhave
38 Which Sikh Guru called himself the Sachcha Badshah? Guru Hargobind
39 Which was capital of Raja Ranjit Singh of Punjab? Lahore
40 High Courts in Calcutta, Mumbai and Madras were established in which year? 1861
41 With whom did Alberuni come to India? Mahmud of Ghazni
42 Who destroyed the group of Forty Nobles? Balban
43 Who was the daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb? Zebunnisa
44 Who was the first speaker of independent India? G.V. Mavlankar
45 Where was first Madarasa set up by the British in India? Calcutta
46 In India, where did the Dutch establish their earliest factory? Masulipatnam
47 Who was the writer of the Indian War of Independence? V.D. Savarkar
49 In which battle did Nadir shah defeated Muhammad Shah? Karnal

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50 By whom was the first muslim invasion of India lead? Muhammad-bin-


Qasim
51 What is the subject matter of the Upanishads ? Religion
52 Who betrayed Siraj-ud-Daulah in the battle of Plassey in 1757? Mir Jafar
53 Who invited Babar to invade India? Alam Khan
54 Who attended the Second Round Table Conference as the representative of the Mahatma Gandhi
Congress?
55 Who was the member of Din-i-Ilahi? King Birbal
56 With whom was the last opportunity to avoid the partition of India lost? Cabinet Mission
57 Who is known as the Indian Bismark? Vallabh bhai Patel
58 Memories of Babur (Tuzk-e-Baburi) was written in which language? Turkish
59 Who organised Ashwamedha Yajna in Gupta Period? Samudragupta
60 Which group were related to Tana Bhagat movement? Orann
61 Who was thrice elected President of the Indian National Congress? Dadabhai Naoroji
62 A Fortgotten Empire, written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell, is Vijayanagar Empire
about which empire?
63 Who proposed the name 'Pakistan'? Chaudhary Rahmat
Ali
64 Who was the oldest British monarch to sit on the throne? Elizabeth II
65 By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made? Dadabhai Naoroji
66 Where did Parallel government form during Quit India movement? Baliya
67 During whose Viceroyalty, Queen Victoria was crowned with Kaiser-i-Hind Lord Lytton
in Delhi Durbar?
68 Late Raja Ravi Verma, was an eminent figure in which field? Painting
69 Who stated that there was no slavery in India? Megasthenes
70 Who was the regent of Akbar? Bairam Khan
71 By whom was the agitation against the partition of Bengal led? Surendranath
Banerjee
72 Who was the Mughal Emperor to have lifted the Jaziya on Hindus? Akbar
73 Who is known as the father of Indias unrest? Bal Gangadhar Tilak
74 Against whom did Gandhiji started Satyagraha movement in 1919 in protest? Enactment of
Rowlatt Act
75 Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920? Lala Lajpat Rai
76 Man-The Maker of His Own Destiny book was written by which person? Swami Vivekanand
77 Who was the Governor General when the first Anglo- Burmese was started? Lord Amherst
78 Who was the first Indian Hindi scholar of the Mughal period? Abdur Rahim
79 Quit India Movement started after the failure of which proposal? Cripps' proposal
80 Who wrote the song Saare Jahan Se Acha? Muhammad Iqbal
81 When the East India Company came into existence, By whom was England Tudors
was ruled?
82 In which session was 'PURNA SWARAJ' adopted as it's goal by INC? Lahore Session
83 Who first started the civil services in India? Lord Cornwallis
84 Which ruler had granted Diwani to the East India company? Shah Alam II
85 Who named Prayag Nagar as Allahabad? Akbar
86 Who passed the Indian university Act? Lord Curzon
87 By whom was Saka era founded? Kanishka
88 Which Peshwas was popularly known as Nana-Saheb? Balaji Baji Rao
89 Who was the President of the Indian National Congress, while the J.B. Kripalani
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90 Who first voiced the idea of a separate Muslim state in India? Mohammad Iqbal
91 Who founded Bharat Sevak Samaj (Servants of Indian Society)? Gopal Krishna
Gokhale
92 Who had the Revenue system during Akbars reign? Todarmal
93 Attack on chittgaon arsenal was done in whose leadership? Surya Sen
94 Who is associated with Tashkent Agreement? Lal Bahadur Shastri
95 Who advocated the policy of abolishing princely states in free India? J.L. Nehru
96 Who was responsible for the integration of Indian Princely States? Sardar Patel
97 In which year was the Muslim league founded? 1906
98 In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for 1967
the first time after the elections?
99 Where there is no law, there is no freedom who said this? John Locke
100 Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism? Menander

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1. In India, President is elected by which method? Single Transferable Vote
2. Till now, the Preamble of Constitution of India has been amended for how Once
many times?
3. Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha? No one
4. Which were the first two states in India to establishe Panchayati Raj in Rajasthan & Andhra
1956? Pradesh
5. How long a person should have practiced in a High Court to be eligible to 10 years
be appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India?
6. What can be the maximum interval between two sessions of parliament? 6 months
7. Shakti Sthal is related to whom? Smt. Indira Gandhi
8. To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report? Speaker of Lok Sabha
9. Who is known as the first Law Officer of India? Attorney General of India
10. Which provision of the Fundamental Rights is directly relates to the A 24
exploitation of children?
11. What is the chief source of political power in India? The People
12. Fundamental Duties were added by which constitutional amendment? 42nd CAA
13. In which year were the first general election held in India? 1951-52
14. The only instance when the President of India exercised his power of veto? Indian Post Office
(Amendment Bill),1986
15. The Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution is related to ? Recognized languages
16. Who is longest serving speaker of lok sabha? Balram Jhakar
17. What is the quorum of Lok sabha ? 1/10th of total membership
18. When Constitution was framed, how many Schedules were there? Eight
19. Who is the chairman of Kendriya Hindi Samiti ? Prime Minister
20. Which part of the Constitution of India talks about the Municipalities? Part IX (A)
21. Who proposed the creation of a Preamble before the Drafting Committee? J.L. Nehru
22. Who said Preamble is the keynote to the Constitution? Ernest Barker
23. The idea of a Constituent Assembly to form a Constitution of India was first M.N. Roy in 1927
mooted by whom?
24. What is the lowest stage of the local Government? Gram Panchayat
25. Who has been the only Lok Sabha Speaker to have become the President Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
of India ?
26. Which Constitutional Article lays down qualification for becoming a voter? A 326
27. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo- China war of V.K. Krishna Menon
1962?
28. The Indian Parliament passed the States Reorganisation Act in which year? 1956
29. Which case determined that the Preamble is a part of the constitution? Keshvananda Bharti case
30. Which part of Constitution emphasises the welfare aspect of the State? DPSP
31. Who is the Supreme Commander of India's armed forces? President of India
32. When was All India Services Act enacted? 15th october 1951
33. Once a Budget has been presented in the Parliament, the government has 75 days
to get all money bills related to the union budget passed within __?
34. After how many years is the President of USA is elected? 4 years
35. Which has been the most amended as also the most controversial Right to property
Fundamental Right ?
36. What is the current age of retirement of judges from supreme courts and 65 yrs & 62 yrs
high courts respectively in India?
37. Which writ examines the functioning of Subordinate Courts? Certiorari
38. The concept of fundamental duties of Indian constitution was borrowed Russia (Former USSR)

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from which country ?


39. Who works as the Chairman of a Zonal Council in India? Home Minister
40. From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged? Consolidated Fund of India
41. Which commission was formed in 1983 to recommend the relationship and Sarkaria Committee
balance of power between state and central governments ?
42. What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship? 35 years
43. Who is current Chief Justice of India? Justice J S Khehar
44. In which years did the Right to Information Act come into force? 2005
45. From where can a Member of Parliament claim immunity? From Civil cases only
46. In India, Administrative head of Union Territories is__? Lieutenant Governor
47.
49. Which was the
The inspiration of only President
Liberty, of India
Equality who elected
and Fraternity unopposed?
was derived from Neelam
FrenchSanjiva Reddy
Revolution
which revolution?
50. What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly? 500
51. The Prime Minister of India who did not face the Union Parliament was__? Chaudhary Charan Singh
52. What is the electorate for a Panchayat? Gram sabha
53. The first Governor ever to be dismissed by the President was__? Prabhu Das Patwari
54. Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India? Either House of Parliament
55. Judicial Review in the Indian Constitution is based on__? Procedure established by
law
56. Who collects the House Tax? Municipality Corporation
57. Who is the chairman of national integration council ? Prime Minister
58. Which is the only Union Territory that has a High Court of its own? Delhi
59. Who can establish an Inter-State Council? President
60. First woman speaker of Lok Sabha __? Meira Kumar
61. The first census was conducted in India at the time of which governor Lord Mayo
general?
62. In the year 2006, which programme was launched for the welfare of Prime Minister's New 15-
minorities? Point
63. An additional judge of a High Court holds office for a period of __? 2years
64. In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated? United States
65. Which was the first linguistic state? Andhra Pradesh
66. Which writ is issued by the court in case of illegal detention of a person? Habeas Corpus
67. What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the 11
Constitution?
68. All the cases regarding interpretation of the Constitution can be brought to Appellate jurisdiction
the Supreme Court under its__?
69. The Supreme Court originally consisted of how many other judges besides Seven
the Chief Justice ?
70. By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated? Governor
71. What is the source of we the people in the Preamble ? United Nations
72. Ambedkar had said the "Article......should normally remain a 'dead letter' Article 356
and would be used only in the 'last resort' ??
73. Which Constitutional Amendment banned the floor crossing in Parliament? 52nd CAA
74. When the Vice-President acts as President, whose salary does he draw? President
75. Who was the first speaker of Lok Sabha? G. V. Mavlankar
76. Under which Constitutional Amendment, provision for minimum age as 18 61st CAA , 1989
years for the Indian citizen was made to become eligible to vote?
77. For how many months can the proclamation of emergency at the first Six Months
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78. The President of India can nominate to how many members to Rajya Sabha 12 & 2
and Lok Sabha respectively?
79. How many times Indian Constitution has been amended ? 101
80. Which committee was appointed by the government of India in 1986 to L.M.Singhvi Committee
revitalize panchayati raj institutions for democracy and development ?
81. A National emergency on the grounds of security threat is proclaimed A 352
under which article ?
82. By which amendment Delhi was designated as National Capital Territory ? 69th CAA
83. In India, a three tier Panchayat is envisaged for states which have a 20 lacs
population above ?
84. Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ? Speaker of Lok Sabha
85. On which date a separate constituent assembly was set up for Pakistan? 3rd June 1947
86. Jurisdiction of which high courts covers the Union Territory of Kerala HC
Lakshadweep?
87. How many subjects are in the Union list? 97
88. On which date Constitution of India was adopted and enacted by the 26th Nov. 1949
Constituent Assembly?
89. Which of the following British Prime Ministers sent Cripps Mission to India? Winston Churchill
90. The statewise allocation of seats in Lok Sabha is based on the 1971 Census. 2026
Upto which year does the remain intact?
91. Which Commission made the recommendations which formed the basis Shah Commission
for the Punjab Reorganisations Act which created the states Punjab and
Haryana?
92. Where was the first Municipal Corporation set up in India? Madras
93. Who was the first woman to become the Prime Minister of a country? Sirimavo Bhandharnaike
94. The allocation of seats in present Lok Sabha is based on which Census? 1971
95. In the Indian Constitution the Right to Equality is granted by five Articles. A14 to A18
They are ?
96. Who is regarded as the father of Indian economic reform ? Manmohan Singh
97. Who elects the member of Rajya Sabha? Elected members of
Legislative Assembly
98. In which year Rajya Sabha was established? 1952
99. Who decides whether a bill is a money Bill or not? Speaker of Lok Sabha
100. Which State has the highest number of reserve seats for the Scheduled Madhya Pradesh
Tribes in the Lok Sabha?

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NATIONAL
1.120th birth anniversary of Netaji 11.Arvind Padmanabhan who passed
Subhash Chandra Bose was celebrated away recently was related to which
across India on?23rd January field?Journalism
2.A new bacterium found only on the 12.As per RBI notification, beginning
International Space Station (ISS) has from 20th February the maximum cash
been named after which former withdrawal limit from savings account
President of India by Jet Propulsion has been increased to Rs ............. a
Laboratory (JPL), the foremost lab of week from Rs 24,000. The limits on cash
NASA?A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (The bacteria withdrawal from savings bank account
is named Solibacillus kalamii.) will be completely withdrawn from 13th
3.According to 2016 Global Retail March.Rs 50,000
Development Index (GRDI), what is the 13.At which place 10th edition of the
rank of India among 30 developing International Conference on Theory and
countries in terms of ease of doing Practice of Electronic Governance
business in the country?First (ICEGOV 2017) was held?Delhi
4.According to the International 14.At which place 20th National
Monetary Fund report India will grow at Conference on e-Governance was held
per cent in 2018-19?7.7% from 09th to 10th January
5.According to the UN's Human 2017?Visakhapatnam
Development Report for 2015, what is 15.At which place four-day Nobel Prize
the rank of India among the 188 Exhibition titled "The Nobel Prize: Ideas
countries surveyed for human Changing the World" was inaugurated
development?131 by PM Narendra Modi?Ahmedabad
6.After associate banks, which bank will 16.At which place in Assam, the Union
be merged with the State Bank of Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister
India?Bharatiya Mahila Bank Shri Narendra Modi, has given its
7.After lying dormant for many years approval on 24th May 2017 for
India's only volcano situated in Andaman establishment of AIIMS? The cost of the
and Nicobar Islands has become live project is Rs 1123 crore and it will be set
again. What is the name of this up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya
volcano?Barren Island Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).Kamrup
8.After the recent Assembly Poll results 17.At which place in Gujarat foundation
in five states how many states in India stone for the first ever training center
are being currently ruled by the Bhartiya for para athletes was laid by the Sports
Janta Party (BJP)?16 states Minister Shri Vijay Goel?Gandhinagar
9.Against which country India won the 4- 18.At which place in Kerala NTPC has
match Test series by 2-1 margin and installed India's largest floating solar
reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar photo voltaic plant?Kayamkulam
Trophy?Australia 19.At which place Maharashtra chief
10.Against which country India won minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated
three-match One Day International (ODI) India's first multi-modal electric vehicle
cricket series by 2-1 margin?England project and Ola electric charging station
to mark the third anniversary of the
Narendra Modi government? The pilot

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project envisages a fleet of 200 electric- 26.Driven by the Prime Minister, Shri
powered public transport vehicles which Narendra Modi's vision of making
would be run on cab aggregator Ola's football the sport of choice in India, the
app platform.Nagpur biggest school sport outreach
20.At which place Prime Minister programme was launched on 10th
Narendra Modi inaugurated the India February by the Minister of State (I/C)
International Exchange (INX), a 100 per for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay
cent subsidiary of the Bombay Stock Goel in the presence of President of AIFF
Exchange (BSE), at International Shri Praful Patel. What is the name of
Financial Service Centre (IFSC) in Gujarat this programme?Mission XI Million
International Finance Tec-city 27.External Affairs minister Sushma
(GIFT)?Gandhinagar Swaraj announced that the passport
21.At which place the 112-feet iconic application fee for applicants under the
statue of Adiyogi Lord Shiva was age of eight and over the age of 60 had
unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra been reduced by ______per cent.10%
Modi on the occasion of Maha 28.Five Indian cities were included in the
Shivratri?Coimbatore Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage
22.At which place the 350th Prakash Sites. Which are these
Parv (also Prakash Utsav) or birth cities?Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar Delhi
anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji was Jaipur and Mumbai
celebrated in January 2017?Patna 29.For the first time in three decades,
23.At which place the two-day South the Indian Army on 18th May 2017
Asian Speakers' Summit on achieving received two new artillery guns systems.
sustainable development goals (SDGs) The ultra-light howitzers which arrived
concluded on 19th February 2017 with in India are part of 145-gun order sealed
the adoption of the declaration, which in a government-to-government deal
calls to set up Joint Parliamentary with the United States for 700 million
Groups to deepen cooperation on dollars.M-777
relevant issues in the South Asian 30.For the students of which country the
region? Indore Government of India is offering
24.At which place the Union Minister for "Muktijoddha Scholarship Scheme" for
Road Transport & Highways Nitin the academic year 2016-2017? Under
Gadkari today inaugurated Praj Muktijoddha Scholarship programme,
Industries' second generation integrated India distributes scholarship to 800
bio-refinery demonstration plant for students of freedom fighters
renewable fuels and chemicals? It s (FFs).Bangladesh
India's first second- generation bio- 31.Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to
refinery demonstration plant which is be introduced by the Union Government
capable of producing 1 million litres per on?July 1, 2017
annum (MLPA) of ethanol.Pune 32.Government of which state launched
25.At which place Vatsalya - Maatri 181 helpline number for distressed
Amrit Kosh, a National Human Milk Bank women on the occasion of International
and Lactation Counselling Center was Women's Day on March 8, 2017?Odisha
inaugurated?Delhi 33.High Court of which state on 20th
March 2017 accorded the status of

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"living human entities" to the Ganga and Eastern Region, Dr. Jitendra
Yamuna, two of India's most sacred Singh?Chandigarh
rivers?Uttarakhand 42.In which country India will organise
34.Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister the fifth edition of the mega cultural
Virbhadra Singh on 19.01.2017 festival "India by the Nile" from 08
announced that ............ town in Kangra March 2017 to 27th April 2017?Egypt
district will be the second state 43.In which place five-day annual Indian
capital.Dharamsala Science Congress, 104th edition, was
35.How many medals India won in the held from 3rd Jan to 7th January 2017 at
2017 Special Olympics World Winter the Sri Venkateswara
Games?73 medals (Gold - 37, Silver - 10 University?Tirupati
and Bronze - 26) 44.In which state Bhagoria festival is
36.How many satellites was launched by celebrated by Bhils and Bhilalas tribes in
Indian Space Research Organisation the month of March before Holi
(ISRO) in a single mission on February 15 festival?Madhya Pradesh
from its space centre in Sriharikota, 45.In which state India's first
Andhra Pradesh? In the launch, ISRO's transgender athletic meet was
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle carried held?Kerala
Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth 46.In which state Prime Minister
observation and 103 other co-passenger Narendra Modi inaugurated India's
satellites.104 satellites longest bridge, the 9.15 km Dhola-
37.Haryana Government has decided to Sadiya bridge across river Lohit? The
run electric buses in which city? bridge is 3.55 km longer than the
Gurugram Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai.Assam
38.How much tax will be levied from 47.In which state the first book village in
April 1 for cash purchase of jewellery if India will be set up? It will be set up in
the amount of purchase exceed Rs 2 tiny hamlet named Bhilar.Maharashtra
lakh, as against the current threshold of 48.In which State, India's first Rural LED
Rs 5 lakh?1% Street Lighting Project will be set up? In
39.In how many languages translated first phase, 10 lakh LED street lights will
volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th be installed in Gram Panchayats of 7
century social reformer Basavanna and districts in State; Guntur, Prakasham,
other saints was unveiled by Prime Nellore, Kurnool, Kadapa, Ananthapur &
Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion Chittoor.Andhra Pradesh
of Basava Jayanthi?23 49.In yet another move to aid digital or
40.In which city Children's Film Society, cashless payments in the post-
India (CFSI) is hosting 3-day National demonetized economy, the government
Children's Film Festival (NCFF) for 40,000 launched on 20th February, its own QR
students from Andhra code platform. Developed by National
Pradesh?Visakhapatnam Payments Corporation of India (NPCI),
41.In which city the 3-day festival - Mastercard, and Visa, it will be the first
Destination North East 2017 was platform with interoperability which will
inaugurated on 6th March 2017 by the allow payments from various cards,
Union Minister of State (Independent including Visa and Mastercard. What is
Charge) for Development of North the name of this platform?BharatQR

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50.India defeated which country by nine the world's third-largest hypersonic


wickets to win T20 Blind Cricket World wind tunnel at the Vikram Sarabhai
Cup in Bangalore?Pakistan Space Centre (VSSC). VSSC is situated at
51.India has been unanimously elected which place?Thiruvananthapuram
as the president of the , an organ of the 59.Indias latest communication satellite
United Nations to promote sustainable GSAT-17 was successfully launched on
human settlements across the globe.UN- Thursday by a heavy duty rocket of
Habitat Arianespace from the spaceport of
52.India overtook Japan to become the Kourou. Where is Kourou
second-largest steel producer in the located?French Guiana
world in 2016, according to data 60.ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
released by the International Stainless PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712
Steel Forum (ISSF). Who is in the first kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with
place?China other co-passenger satellites on June 23,
53.India ranked at ........ position out of 2017 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre
45 countries in the 5th Annual (SHAR), Sriharikota. What is the total
International Intellectual property (IP) number of satellites launched in this
Index of the US Chamber of Commerce mission? Cartosat-2E series satellite is an
(USCC).43rd earth observation satellite that provides
54.India successfully launched the 2230 high-resolution scene- specific spot
kg South Asia Satellite, intended to serve imagery providing data in various scales.
economic and developmental priorities 31 satellites
of South Asian nations, using its rocket 61.Name father of India's first
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch supercomputer and head of RSS-
Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on 5th May 2017. affiliated science body Vijanan Bharti
What is its official name?GSAT-9 who has been appointed the Chancellor
55.India won the 2016 South Asian of the Nalanda University?Dr Vijay
Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Bhatkar
Championship defeating ............. in 62.Name India's first solar ferry boat
the finals held at Kanchenjunga Stadium, which was launched by Kerala's Chief
Siliguri.Bangladesh Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the 2.5-km
56.India's longest road tunnel and Asia's Vaikom- Tavanakkadavu sector?Aaditya
longest bi-directional highway tunnel, 63.Name India's third largest private
the Chenani-Nashri tunnel was sector bank which in association with
inaugurated on 2nd April 2017 by Prime Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL)
Minister Narendra Modi. In which state has launched India's first open loop EMV
this tunnel was constructed?Jammu and contactless metro card that would make
Kashmir travel a convenient and hassle free
57.Indian Railways has launched a new experience for commuters in Kochi?Axis
premier train, called the Tejas Express, Bank
India's first semi-high speed full AC train. 64.Name PV Sindhu's team which beat
The train will run between?Mumbai and Mumbai Rockets in an epic final 4 - 3 to
Goa win their maiden Premier Badminton
58.Indian Space Research Organisation League title?Chennai Smashers
(ISRO) created history by commissioning

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65.Name the 16-time world champion of National Importance? The bill will
who beat Sourav Kothari 6-3 in the final enable IIMs to grant degrees to their
of Asian Billiards Championship to win students. The Bill provides for complete
his 7th title?Pankaj Advani autonomy to the IIMs, combined with
66.Name the 2 North-Eastern state for adequate accountability.Indian Institute
which the Union Government approved of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017
the project to construct 403-km National 74.Name the Bollywood actor who has
Highways at the cost of Rs 6,721 become the first Indian to speak at TED
crore?Meghalaya and Mizoram Talks in Canada?Shahrukh Khan
67.Name the AIADMK general secretary 75.Name the Bollywood actor who has
who was convicted in the more than a been awarded the 75th Dinanath
decade old disproportionate assets case Mangeshkar Award for his film
by the Supreme Court on 14th February Dangal?Aamir Khan
2017? The court verdict put an end to 76.Name the bollywood actor who was
her bid to become the Chief Minister of roped in by the Central Government to
the state.Sasikala promote Goods and Services Tax
68.Name the aircraft which was (GST)?Amitabh Bachchan
decommissioned by Indian Navy at INS 77.Name the Bollywood actor, who was
Rajali in Tamil Nadu after 29 years of known for his role in Mere Apne, Mera
service? It would replaced with Boeing Gaon Mera Desh, Amar Akbar Anthony,
P-8I aircraft.TU-142M Rajput, Qurbani, and others, who died
69.Name the American car recently at the age of 70?Vinod Khanna
manufacturing company which has 78.Name the Bollywood actress who
decided to stop selling its cars in India was appointed as the ambassador for
from the end 2017?General Motors Skill India campaign of National Skill
70.Name the Bangalore-based athlete Development Corporation?Priyanka
who has become the first visually Chopra
impaired Indian runner to complete the 79.Name the Budget airliner which in
historic Boston Marathon, the world's association with Delhi Police has
oldest, most competitive and the launched a scheme named "Aakhiri
hardest marathon to qualify for?Sagar Ahuti" to carry bodies of underprivileged
Baheti residents of northeast India, who die in
71.Name the Bengali poet and literary the national capital, to their homes free
critic who has been awarded the 52nd of cost?IndiGo
Jnanpith Award by the President Shri 80.Name the cellular operator which will
Pranab Mukherjee to honour his be merged with Vodafone India?
immense contribution to Bengali Vodafone India will own 45.1% of the
literature?Sankha Ghosh merged entity and the combined group
72.Name the Bharat Ratna awardee would be India's largest telecom
whose 126th Birth Anniversary was operator with almost 35% market
celebrated across India?B R Ambedkar share.Idea Cellular
73.Name the bill which was approved by 81.Name the Chairman and Managing
the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Director of Quatrro who has been
Minister Narendra Modi under which appointed chairman of the National
the IIMs will be declared as Institutions Association of Software and Services

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Companies (Nasscom) for 2017- Hymavathabhoovil, which dwells upon


18?Raman Roy ancient trails of Indian culture, myth,
82.Name the Chairman of International literature and people strewn in the
Cricket Council (ICC) who resigned from plains, valleys and mountains of India.M
his post on 15th March 2017? He was P Veerendra Kumar
former President of the BCCI and 89.Name the eminent scientist and
became ICC's first independent Padma Vibhushan awardee who has
chairman in May 2016 for a 2-year term been appointed the Chairman of the
succeeding N Srinivasan.Shashank committee to prepare the final draft of
Manohar the National Education Policy?K
83.Name the Chief Minister of Nagaland Kasturirangan
who resigned from his post on 19th 90.Name the England all-rounder who
February?TR Zeliang became the most expensive overseas
84.Name the China's project the opening player in the IPL history after the Rising
ceremony of which was skipped by India Pune Supergiants bought the player for
citing sovereignty concern over the Rs 14.5 crore?Ben Stokes
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor 91.Name the famous Indian hotel which
(CPEC)?One Belt, One Road or OBOR has acquired an 'image trademark',
project making it the first building in the country
85.Name the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to get intellectual property rights
who was India's Chief Guest at the protection for its architectural design?
Republic Day function held on 26 Jan The hotel acuired the trademark under
2017?H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Trade Marks Act, 1999.Taj Mahal Palace
Zayed Al Nahyan hotel
86.Name the Delhi Police Commissioner 92.Name the famous sand artist who on
who was appointed as the new director 11th February 2017 created a Guinness
of CBI on 19th January 2017? His name World Record by building the world's
was cleared by a 3- member selection tallest sand castle which is 48 feet and 8
panel headed by PM Narendra Modi and inch (14.84 metre) at the Puri beach
comprising Chief Justice of India Jagdish here? He broke the record of 45 feet
Singh Khehar and Congress leader in Lok and 10 inch sand castle which was
Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge as created in USA.Sudarsan Pattnaik
members.Alok Verma 93.Name the female Indian badminton
87.Name the eminent Konkani writer player who won the India Open Super
who has been honoured with the Series badminton tournament 2017
Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel women's singles title defeating Carolina
Hawthan? The award comprises a cash Marin of Spain in the finals?PV Sindhu
prize of Rs 15 lakh and a 94.Name the film which has become the
citation.Mahabaleshwar Sail first Indian film to gross Rs 1000 crore
88.Name the Eminent Malayalam author worldwide?Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
and journalist who was presented the 95.Name the first Indian bank to launch
30th Moortidevi award by Bharatiya bio-degradable prepaid gift cards? The
Jnanpith organisation on 4th March biodegradable cards, announced on the
2017? He was chosen for the prestigious occasion of World Environment Day, will
award for his Malayalam travelogue

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be accepted at all domestic merchant United Nations (UN) in India?Ashok


outlets and online portals.Axis bank Amritraj
96.Name the first woman judge of Delhi 103.Name the former Punjab Chief
High Court and and also the first woman Minister, Union Minister and Governor
chief justice of a state high court of Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Andhra
(Himachal Pradesh) who passed away at Pradesh, who died following a brief spell
the age of 86?Leila Seth of illness? He was 91. He was Chief
97.Name the former chief economic Minister of Punjab from 1985 to
advisor who was appointed President of 1987.Surjit Singh Barnala
International Economic Association 104.Name the former Union minister
(IEA)?Kaushik Basu who has been selected by Japan for this
98.Name the former Chief Justice of years Spring Imperial Decorations, for
India who died in Kolkata at the age of his contribution to strengthening of
68?Altamas Kabir bilateral ties and promotion of
99.Name the former Comptroller and friendship between the two
Auditor General (CAG) of India who countries?Ashwani Kumar
headed a three-member committee to 105.Name the French carmaker to which
examine the decisions taken by the Aam Hindustan Motors has sold its
Admi Party (AAP) government and the Ambassador, the iconic Indian car
committee has alleged in its report brand? The C K Birla Group-owned
"gross misuse of power" by the state Hindustan Motors formalised the deal
government in various appointments?V for Rs 80 crore.Peugeot
K Shunglu 106.Name the girl from Haryana who
100.Name the former Comptroller and won 54th Femina Miss India World
Auditor General of India who appointed 2017?Manushi Chhillar
by the Supreme Court to head a four- 107.Name the girl from Noida who
member committee of administrators to became the first Indian to be crowned
run the affairs of the BCCI and Miss Teen Universe 2017 in Nicaragua in
implement court- approved Central America?Srishti Kaur
recommendations of the Justice RM 108.Name the Governor of Jammu and
Lodha panel on reforms in the cash-rich Kashmir who has been appointed as the
cricket body?Vinod Rai new President of the India International
101.Name the former Indian Institute of Centre (IIC)?N N Vohra
Tropical Meteorology (IITM) director 109.Name the guided rocket which was
known as the 'monsoon man' and the successfully test-fired by India on
Father of Indian Meteorology for his role 12.01.2017? Pinaka
in helping scientists develop better 110.Name the GVK group-run Indian
prediction systems for India's rainy airport which has become the world's
season, who died on Saturday after a busiest amongst the single-runway
heart attack? He was 85.Dev Raj Sikka facilities by handling 837 flights a day or
102.Name the former Indian tennis one in 65 seconds on an average in fiscal
player who has been appointed 2017, taking over London's Gatwick
Goodwill Ambassador for the airport that handles 757 flights a
Sustainable Development Goals for the day?Chattrapati Shivaji International
Airport, Mumbai

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111.Name the Hydrographic Survey ship International awards


of Eastern Naval Command based at 2017?Ravichandran Ashwin
Visakhapatnam which is conducting joint 121.Name the Indian pacer who has
hydrographic survey of Sri Lankan become the leading wicket-taker in
bay?INS Darshak Women's One- Day Internationals
112.Name the Indian boxer who won surpassing Australian Cathryn
silver medal in the 60-kg category at the Fitzpatrick's record of 180
Asian Boxing Championshp held in wickets?Jhulan Goswami
Tashkent, Uzbekistan?Shiva Thapa 122.Name the Indian scientist who has
113.Name the Indian car racing driver won the prestigious Dan David prize for
who has become the first Indian to win his contributions in the field of
Grand Prix by winning the New Zealand astronomy? He is a professor of
Grand Prix 2017?Jehan Daruvala astrophysics and planetary science at
114.Name the Indian cricketer who California Institute of Technology in
becomes first to score four double Pasadena.Shrinivas Kulkarni
century in four consecutive Test series? 123.Name the Indian scientist who
He scored his 4th double century in one passed away in the night of January 16,
- off Test against Bangladesh which India in Bengaluru, after a period of illness?
won.Virat Kohli For his pioneering work on black holes
115.Name the Indian cricketer who has he was also known as Black Hole Man of
become the first Indian athlete to sign a India.Professor C.V. Vishveshwara
deal worth over Rs 100 crore with a 124.Name the Indian shooter who
brand, after signing up deal with equalled the world record (75) in the
Puma?Virat Kohli double trap event, winning the gold
116.Name the Indian female snooker medal at the International Shooting
player who won silver medal at the Sport Federation World Cup in
Women World Snooker Championship in Mexico?Ankur Mittal
Singapore?Vidya Pillai 125.Name the Indian spin bowler who
117.Name the Indian Golfer who became the fastest bowler to claim 250
became only the second Indian golfer wickets (in 45th Test) in Test cricket
and the third overall to successfully breaking the record of Australian fast
defend his Indian Open title?Shiv bowler Dennis Lilee (48
Chawrasia Test)?Ravichandran Ashwin
118.Name the Indian movie which has 126.Name the Indian Tabla player who
become the first Indian movie to earn Rs has recently been honored by Grammy;
2000 crore worldwide?Dangal biggest award in the world in Music at
119.Name the Indian Naval Ship which is the 59th Grammy Awards held on
on a two month long deployment in the February 12, 2017? His collaboration
South Indian Ocean with an aim to with Yo-Yo Ma's the Silk Road Ensemble,
provide surveillance support in the 'Sing Me Home' won the Grammy award
region?INS Shardul for Best World Music Album.Sandeep
120.Name the Indian off-spinner who on Das
24th May 2017 won the coveted 127.Name the legendary Indian movie
International Cricketer of the Year star who has been appointed by the
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12th May 2017 as its Goodwill ka vriksha padma-pankhuri ki dhar


Ambassador for Hepatitis B in South- se"?Surinder Verma
East Asia Region to boost awareness and 135.Name the renowned sitar player of
intensify action to arrest the hepatitis Beenkar Gharana, a recipient of Padma
epidemic?Amitabh Bachchan Shri (1970) and Padma Bhushan (2006),
128.Name the male badminton player who passed away on 04.01.2017?Abdul
from Denmark who won the India Open Halim Jaffer Khan
Super Series badminton tournament 136.Name the renowned Urdu poet and
2017 men's single title defeating Chou lyricist, known to the world by his pen
Tien-chen of Chinese Taipei in the name Naqsh Lyallpuri, who passed away
finals?Viktor Axelsen at the age of 89?Jaswant Rai Sharma
129.Name the MD and CEO of ICICI Bank 137.Name the renowned writer,
who was awarded the Woodrow Wilson columnist, humourist and playwright
Award for Global Corporate Citizenship who passed away at the age of 87 after
from the Woodrow Wilson Centre in prolonged illness? He is best known for
Washington DC on May 10?Chanda his Gujarati column 'Duniya Ne Undha
Kochhar Chasma'. The popular TV show 'Taarak
130.Name the NITI Aayog Chief Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' is based on
Executive Officer (CEO) who on 9th this column.Taarak Mehta
February 2017 launched "India 138.Name the retired diplomat and
Innovation Index", the nation's first educationist from Gujarat, who won The
online innovation index portal which will Hindu Prize 2016 for his fictional work,
rank states based on their Jinnah Often Came to Our House, a book
innovations.Amitabh Kant set against the political turmoil of the
131.Name the President of National subcontinent from the early part of the
People's Front who was elected on 20th 20th century, ending with the Partition
February as the Chief Minister of and Independence?Kiran Doshi
Nagaland?Shurhozelie Liezietsu 139.Name the scheme (yojana) for
132.Name the Punjab outgoing Chief which the Union Cabinet chaired by the
Minister who submitted his resignation Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has
to state Governor VP Singh Badnore given its post-facto approval? Under this
after his party Shiromani Akali Dal lost scheme insurance company major LIC
the election?Prakash Singh Badal will provide a guaranteed return of 8 per
133.Name the Reliance Industries cent for 10 years, as part of
Chairman who has retained the spot of government's social security and
India's richest person with a net worth financial inclusion programme.Varishtha
of $23.2 billion according to the Forbes' Pension Bima Yojana 2017
2017 Billionaires list? Steel tycoon 140.Name the second indigenously built
Lakshmi Mittal and Wipro Chairman Scorpene submarine, which was
Azim Premji ranked 2nd and 3rd launched at the Mazagon Dock
respectively.Mukesh Ambani Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai?
134.Name the renowned Hindi writer It is the second of the six submarines
who has been chosen for the Vyas being built at the MDL in collaboration
Samman 2016 by the KK Birla with DCNS of France, as part of Project-
Foundation for his novel "Kaatna shami 75 of the Indian Navy. Kalvari, India's

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first Scorpene-class submarine, is Commission said the group led by


completing sea trials and will be Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party
commissioned shortly.INS Khanderi and thus entitled to use the 'Bicycle'
141.Name the Senior bureaucrat who symbol.Akhilesh Yadav
has been appointed as Registrar of 148.Name the vaccine launched by
Copyrights office? The Office of Union Health Minister J P Nadda under
Copyrights is under the Department of Universal Immunization Programme
Industrial Policy and Promotion.Hoshiar (UIP)?Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Singh (PCV)
142.Name the senior Indian 149.Name the veteran Bollywood
Administrative Service (IAS) officer who actress who passed away at the age of
on 01 March 2017 took charge as the 59 after reportedly suffering from
chairman of markets regulator Securities cardiac arrest? She has acted in movies
and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). He is like Hum Saath Saath Hai, Vaastav, Hum
the ninth chairman of the Sebi and has Aapke Hai Koun, Maine Pyaar Kiya and
taken over from U.K. Sinha, who many others hindi and marathi
completed his six-year tenure.Ajay Tyagi films.Reema Lagoo
143.Name the Senior IPS officer who 150.Name the woman from Arunachal
was appointed as the new Director Pradesh who has become the first
General of the Central Reserve Police woman in the world to scale Mt. Everest
Force (CRPF)? His appointment comes twice in 5 days?Anshu Jamsenpa
two days after the CRPF lost 25 jawans 151.Name the woman from Arunachal
in the deadly Sukma attack by Pradesh who on 16th May 2017 scaled
Maoist.Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar the Mount Everest for the fourth time
144.Name the Senior tribal leader from becoming the first Indian woman to do
Chhattisgarh and ex parliamentarian so?Anshu Jamsenpa
who assumed charge as the chairman of 152.Named the Renowned Hindustani
National Commission for Scheduled classical vocalist who passed away after
Tribes (NCST)?Nand Kuamr Sai a brief illness. She was 84. She was
145.Name the Union Environment awarded Padma Vibhusan in 2002 and
Minister, a member of the Rajya Sabha Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in
since 2009, who passed away at the age 1985.Kishori Amonkar
of 60 years?Anil Madhav Dave 153.National Deworming Day was
146.Name the Union Science and observed in India on?10th February
Technology minister who on 22nd May 154.National Pharmaceutical Pricing
2017 took over the charge of the Authority (NPPA) slashed prices of stents
environment ministry that fell vacant by over 75%. What is stent?It is a wire
after the death of Anil Madhav Dave? mesh tube used to clear blockages in
Harsh Vardhan the arteries and prevent heart attacks.
147.Name the Uttar Pradesh Chief 155.National Science Day is celebrated
Minister who on 16.01.2017 won the in India on 28 February each year to
Samajwadi Party symbol the cycle from mark the discovery of the Raman effect
his father Mulayam Singh Yadav as the by Indian physicist _____________ on
Election Commission assigned the 28 February 1928. Sir Chandrashekhara
popular emblem to him? The Election Venkata Raman

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156.On which date Ganga Swachhta award is popularly known as:Green


Sankalp Divas will be observed by Oscars
National Mission on Clean Ganga 162.Stung by a documentary
(NMCG) at 12 locations, namely - questioning India's aggressive protection
Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, measures at Kaziranga national park in
Bhagalpur, Sahibganj, Kolkata, Raj Ghat Assam, the National Tiger Conservation
(Hardoi), Bithoor, Srinagar ( Authority (NTCA) that governs all tiger
Uttarakhand), Vidhur Kuti (Bijnor) and reserves in the country imposed a ban
Devprayag?2nd May on the network and its journalist Justin
157.On which day Central Excise Day is Rowlatt for five years. What is the name
commemorated every year all across the of this television network?British
India?24th February Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
158.On which day Indian Army 163.The _______ National Youth Festival
celebrated its 69th Army Day? Every was inaugurated on January 12, 2016 in
year Indian Army celebrates this day as at the upcoming-capital, Naya Raipur of
'Army Day' to commemorate the day Chhattisgarh. The theme for the
when General (later Field Marshal) K.M National Youth Festival 2016 is 'India
Carriappa took over the command of Youth for Skill, Development and
Army from General Sir F.R.R Bucher, the Harmony'.20th
last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 164.The first India-Afghanistan air
and became the first Commander-in- corridor was inaugurated in .Kabul
Chief of Indian Army post 165.The Governmen of India took
Independence.15.01.2017 decision to ban the use of red beacon
159.Railway minister Suresh Prabhu lights on VVIP vehicles across India
inaugurated the new Vistadome coach barring emergency service vehicles. Tha
which has glass roof, LED lights, GPS- ban will come into effect from .1st May
based info system and rotating seats 166.The government today approved
among other features. The train will run procurement of a fresh batch of Barak
along the 128-km rail route from surface- to-air missiles for Naval
Visakhapatnam to Araku warships to enhance India's maritime
160.Recognizing the potential and capability in view of the changing
possibilities in the fisheries sector, security dynamics in the Indian Ocean
Government of India has envisaged a region. India will buy Barak misile from
program named ............... to unlock the which country?Israel
country's latent potential through an 167.The ILO predicted that the number
integrated approach. Fish Fingerling of unemployed people in India will
production is the single most important increase from 17.7 million in 2016 to
critical input visualised to achieve fish .......... by 2018 even though the
production targets under this country's unemployment rate is
program.Blue Revolution expected to go down from 3.5 per cent
161.Sanjay Gubbi of Karnataka and to 3.4 per cent in 2017.18 million
Purnima Barman of Assam have won the 168.The Indian Navy has successfully
prestigious Whitley Award for their conducted the maiden trial firing of
efforts in wildlife conservation. This newly installed Barak missile system
from its aircraft carrier INS

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Vikramaditya. Which type of missile is (DOP) announced on 24 January, 2017


it?Surface-to-air their decision to utilize the Head Post
169.The Indian Navy's Annual Theatre Offices (HPO) in the various States as
Level Readiness and Operational Post Office Passport Seva Kendra
Exercise was conducted on the Western (POPSK) for delivering passport related
Seaboard from 24 Jan 17 till 23 Feb 17. services to the citizens of our country.
What is the name of this exercise? The With the successful operationalization of
month long exercise saw participation of these two pilot projects, the
over 45 ships from both the Western Government has now decided to scale
and Eastern Naval Commands of the up this programme by opening ......nos
Indian Navy, including the aircraft carrier of POPSK across India. The objective of
INS Vikramaditya, 05 submarines this partnership is to extend passport
including the nuclear powered Chakra, services on a larger scale and to ensure
50 Naval aircraft, 11 ships from the wider area coverage.56
Coast Guard, troops from the Army and 176.The National Archives of India was
20 aircraft from the Air Force including established on? It was originally
Su 30s, Jaguars and AWACS. TROPEX 17 established as the Imperial Record
170.The Indian Ocean Rim Association Department in 1891, in Calcutta, then
(IORA) Leaders' Summit was held for the capital of British India.March 11
first time in which country from 5 March 177.The President of India, Shri Pranab
2017 to 7 March 2017 to commemorate Mukherjee delivered the 1st Bhairon
the 20th Anniversary of the Singh Shekhawat Memorial Lecture on
Association?Indonesia the topic "History of Parliamentary
171.The Indian sand artist who has Democracy in India" on 15th May 2017.
created a Guinness World Record by Name the Chief Minister of Sikkim who
building the world's tallest sand castle was presented the 1st Bhairon Singh
(48 feet and 8 inch) at the Puri Shekhawat Life Time Achievement
beach?Sudarsan Pattnaik Honour in Public Service by the
172.The International Monetary Fund President on this occasion?Pawan
(IMF) has cut India's growth forecast for Kumar Chamling
the current fiscal to ....% down from 7.6 178.The renowned filmmaker and film
per cent estimated earlier.6.6% actor who has been chosen to be
173.The Lok Sabha passed the Finance awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Bill with an amendment that allows for the year 2016? The award is
companies to make .......... donations to conferred by the Government of India
political parties without having to for outstanding contribution to the
disclose such donations. Unlimited growth and development of Indian
174.The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 cinema. The award consists of a Swarn
with the Maternity Benefits Kamal (Golden Lotus), a cash prize of Rs
(Amendments) Bill, 2016 was passed by 10 lakh and a shawl.Kasinathuni
the Parliament recently. What is the Viswanath
period of maternity leave which has 179.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on
been allowed under the Act?26 weeks 16.01.2017 increased the cash
175.The Ministry of External Affairs withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs
(MEA) and the Department of Posts ________ per day from the present Rs

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4,500 with immediate effect. However, 10 indigenous pressurised heavy water


there is no change in the weekly nuclear reactors. What will be the total
withdrawal limits, which stays at Rs capacity 10 reactors?7000 MW (700
24,000. 10,000 MW each)
180.The Supreme Court of India on 29th 186.The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime
March ordered a ban on the registration Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday
and sale of vehicles compliant with the approved the signing of the first Air
older ____________ emission norms Services Agreement (ASA) between India
from 1 April 2017.Bharat Stage - III (BS- and Georgia
III) 187.The Union Government launched
181.The Supreme Court of India set a the "City Liveability Index" - a first of its
benchmark of per cent of net salary to kind initiative introduced by the Urban
be paid to as maintenance by a Development Ministry - to measure the
husband to his estranged wife while quality of life in major cities including
stating that it might constitute a "just capital cities and those with population
and proper" amount as alimony.25 per over one million.140
cent 188.The Union ministry of electronics
182.The Union Cabinet chaired by the and information technology under its
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has Digital India programme announced
approved 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin .......... as the first cashless island in
Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' (PMGDISHA) India.Karang
to make 6 crore rural households 189.The World Bank has cleared aloan
digitally literate by March, 2019. What is to make Indian youth more employable
the total outlay for this through reskilling, in a move that will aid
project?Rs.2,351.38 crore the Skill India mission.$250 million
183.The Union Cabinet chaired by the 190.The world's first hybrid "aeroboat"
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has capable of travelling on land, water,
approved closure of the Mahatma snow and sand has been built by joint
Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana venture between India and .Russia
(MGPSY) which was set up in 2012 to 191.Union Railway Minister Suresh
address the social security-related issues Prabhu unveiled _________ to save Rs.
of the Emigration Check Required (ECR)- 41,000 crore on the Indian Railways'
category workers going abroad for expenditure on energy consumption
employment to ECR countries. Why it over the next 10 years.Mission 41K
was closed?Due to low subscription 192.West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
184.The Union Cabinet on 15th February Banerjee has been awarded the highest
2017 approved the merger of State Bank public service honour (UN Public Service
of India with five of its associate banks. Award) by the United Nations for her
What is the name of these associate project to combat child marriage and
banks?State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, ensure education to the girl child in the
State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of state. What is the name of the
Mysore, State Bank of Patiala, and project?Kanyashree Prakalpa
State Bank of Travancore 193.What is India's rank in the World
185.The Union Cabinet on 17th May Happiness Report 2017 published by
2017 cleared the proposal to construct

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United Nations Sustainable renew their commitment to public


Development Solutions Network?122 service and excellence in work.21st April
194.What is the name of e-platform 202.Which actor won the 64th National
launched by the Income Tax Department Film Awards for Best Actor award for the
to analyse deposits made between film Rustom?Akshay Kumar
November 9 to December 30, 203.Which actress won the Dadasaheb
2016?Operation Clean Money Phalke Award 2017 in Best Actress
195.What is the name of Water Jet Fast category?Aishwarya Rai
Attack Craft (WJFAC) which was 204.Which bank became India's first
commissioned to Indian Navy on 09th bank to launch Electronic Virtual
March 2017 by Vice Admiral Girish Assistant (EVA), an artificial intelligence-
Luthra? It is the third ship of four follow- driven chatbot, for customer services? It
on WJFAC built by the Garden Reach can answer millions of customer queries
Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) across multiple channels instantly.HDFC
Kolkata. The first two ships of the class, Bank
IN ships Tarmugli and Tihayu were 205.Which bank has become India's first
commissioned in 2016 and are based at bank to deploy a robot inside their
Vishakapatnam.INS Tillanchang branch for customer service purpose?
196.What is the rank of India among 63 This interactive humanoid, christened as
countries in the 2017 IMD World IRA or Intelligent Robotic Assistant will
Competitiveness Index?45 be able to greet customers, and then
197.What is the rank of India out of 128 offer a list of banking services which that
countries in the 2017 Social Progress customer can get accomplished inside
Index (SPI)? The Social Progress Index is that branch.HDFC Bank
an aggregate index of social and 206.Which bank has become the first
environmental indicators that capture Indian bank to launch the biometric-
three dimensions of social progress: based payment system Aadhaar Pay
Basic Human Needs, Foundations of through its network?IDFC Bank
Wellbeing, and Opportunity.93rd 207.Which bank has won the prestigious
198.What is the Repo Rate as per 2nd bi- Golden Peacock Innovative
monthly monetary policy review for Product/Service Award 2017?Yes Bank
2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India 208.Which city has become India's first
(RBI)?6.25% city to deliver diesel at home? On June
199.What was the theme of 7th National 15, Mypetrolpump, a one-year-old
Voters Day observed on 25 January startup, conducted a soft launch with
2017?Empowering Young and Future three delivery vehicles, each with a
Voters capacity of 950 litres.Bengaluru
200.What was the theme of National 209.Which city has become the India's
Girl Child Day which was celebrated on first city to use robot to control its ever
January 24, 2017?Beti Bachao, Beti growing and unruly traffic?Indore
Padhao 210.Which city will be connected with
201.When Civil Services Day was the famous Elephanta Island in the
observed? It is organised as an occasion Arabian Sea by India's first and longest
for the civil servants to rededicate ropeway?Mumbai
themselves to the cause of citizens and

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211.Which city will host world's first 219.Which Indian female badminton
Gender Literature Festival from April 7th player attained her best ever world
to April 9th?Patna ranking by rising to world No 2 on the
212.Which committee has been formed latest Badminton World Federation
by the Securities and Exchange Board of rankings list?PV Sindhu
India (SEBI) on corporate 220.Which Indian institute has
governance?Uday Kotak Committee successfully created the country's first
213.Which company emerged as the smart grid project, which will generate
most valuable brand in India at an power from renewable sources of
estimated brand value of $13.1 billion energy like solar, wind and vegetable
according to a Brand Finance report that waste?Indian Institute of Engineering
lists India's 100 most valuable brands? Science and Technology (IIEST)
Brand Finance is a global brand 221.Which Indian software company has
valuation and strategy consultancy firm. launched its new artificial intelligence
Airtel and LIC are at second and third platfrom NIA for identifying business
place respectively.Tata Group problems such as forecasting revenues,
214.Which company made India's first etc.?Infosys
Made-in-India robot which has also 222.Which Indian state began its first
received "CE" certification for National Women's Parliament (NWP), a
commercial sale in the European three-day event on 10th February in its
market? It was showcased at the 'Make capital, Amravati? One of the objectives
in India Week' last year and is a cost- of NWP is to generate new ideas,
effective solution meant to automate concepts, theories and ideologies for
micro, small and medium women empowerment.Andhra Pradesh
enterprises.TAL Manufacturing 223.Which medal was won by world
Solutions (A Tata group company) famous sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik at
215.Which company was barred by SEBI the 10th edition of Moscow sand art
from trading in futures market for a year championship?Gold
over stake sale in Reliance Petroleum 224.Which ministry issued new rules to
(RPL)? In 2007, the company sold 4.1% regulate animal markets with the stated
stake in RPL but shares were first 'short- objective of preventing cruelty to
sold' in futures market to avoid a fall in animals and streamlining trade in cattle?
RPL stocks.Reliance Industries These rules also seek to ensure that
216.Which Indian bank is going to these animal markets can no longer be
develop 100 digital villages in various used to sell or purchase cattle for
States of the country as part of its slaughtering them for meat. The new
initiative to promote digital banking rules would apply to bulls, cows,
among the rural population?Vijaya Bank buffaloes and camels.Union
217.Which Indian city will get the Environment Ministry
country's first 'freight village' spread 225.Which mobile application was
over around 100 acres?Varanasi launched by Railway Minister Suresh
218.Which Indian cricketer was named Prabhu in a bid to promote ease of
Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World ticketing through digital
for 2016?Virat Kohli transactions?IRCTC Rail Connect app

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226.Which new scheme under the 232.Which political party won majority
"Regional Connectivity Scheme' was seats in the Goa Pradesh Assembly
launched by Prime Minister Narendra Election 2017?Congress
Modi to boost air travel between smaller 233.Which political party won majority
cities by making flights far more seats in the Manipur Assembly Election
affordable for "tier 2" cities and smaller 2017?Congress
towns? Under this scheme air fares on 234.Which political party won majority
routes between towns and cities seats in the Punjab Assembly Election
currently poorly connected will be 2017?Congress
capped at 2,500 rupees for every 500 235.Which political party won majority
km of travel. PM Modi fags off first such seats in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly
flight on Shimla - Delhi route.UDAN Election 2017?Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
227.Which North-Eastern state of India 236.Which political party won majority
got its first BJP-led government after N seats in the Uttarakhand Assembly
Biren Singh took oath as the Chief Election 2017?Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
Minister of the state?Manipur 237.Which program is launched by
228.Which organisation signed an MoU Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the
with the Housing and Urban conservation of river Narmada which is a
Development Corp (HUDCO) to enable life line of Madhya Pradesh?Narmada
its members avail credit-linked subsidy Seva Mission
of up to Rs 2.67 lakh for buying 238.Which public sector bank on 18th
affordable homes under Pradhan Mantri April 2017 surpassed Oil & Natural Gas
Awas Yojana (PMAY)?Employees' Corporation (ONGC) to become the
Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) country's most valued state-owned
229.Which place in North Bengal, a company in terms of market valuation?
subdivision of the Darjeeling hills, was At the end of trade on 18th April, the
made 21st district of West market cap of SBI stood at Rs.
Bengal?Kalimpong 2,35,307.51 crore. That was about Rs.
230.Which place near Bhopal is set to 2,961.79 crore more than that of
become India's first private railway ONGC's Rs. 2,32,345.72 crore.State Bank
station? It will be India's first railway of India (SBI)
station to be redeveloped as a public- 239.Which Sports Federation was
private partnership (PPP). Bansal Group, granted affiliation by Indian Olympic
a local firm has been awarded the Association ending a long-standing
contract to build, maintain and operate impasse between the two
the station for eight years.Habibganj bodies?Boxing Federation of India (BFI)
231.Which political party emerged as 240.Which state government has
the clear winner in the Municipal cancelled almost 15 public holidays that
Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections marked the birth and death
with 184 seats in its kitty and retained anniversaries of eminent
the three municipal corporations in the personalities?Uttar Pradesh
national capital for the third term in a 241.Which state government
row? The AAP was at a distant second implements Green Protocol to make
and the Congress was in third wedding ceremonies more nature
place.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) friendly by banning use of plastic and

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other non-biodegradable articles 119th minute for a 1-0 win over Goa in
including disposable glasses and plates the final?West Bengal
and thermocol decorations?Kerala 250.Which state playing their only
242.Which state government signed second Ranji Trophy final won their
MoU with Union Aviation Ministry for maiden Ranji Trophy title by defeating
Udan scheme? Under Udan scheme air defending champions Mumbai by 5
fares on routes between towns and wickets as they chased down 312 on the
cities currently poorly connected will be fifth and the final day of the match
capped at 2,500 rupees for every 500 largely due to brilliant knock by Parthiv
km of travel.Tamil Nadu Patel?Gujarat
243.Which state has become the first 251.Which state will hosts the biggest
state in the country for establishing river festival 'Namami Brahmaputra'
cashless system in its public distribution planned all along the mighty river
system (PDS) of food grains?Gujarat Brahmaputra from March 31 to April
244.Which State has been declared by 4?Assam
the Centre as a "disturbed" area under 252.Which State won the Vijay Hazare
the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act - Trophy by defeating West Bengal by 37
the AFSPA, for three more months, runs in the final?Tamil Nadu
citing various violent activities by 253.Which team won the Federation
insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB and Cup 2016-17 football tournament
others?Assam defeating Mohan Bagan in the finals in
245.Which state has been selected for Cuttack?Bengaluru FC
the prestigious Krishi Karman Award, 254.Which telecom company will be
fifth time in succession, for highest merged with Telenor India?Airtel
production of wheat (184 metric tonnes) 255.Which telecom operator has inked a
during the year 2015-16? The award clutch of agreements with social media
carries a trophy, citation and cash prize website Facebook and mobile wallet
of Rs 2 crore.Madhya Pradesh company MobiKwik as its looks to
246.Which state in India has become the popularise the internet and its value
first state in India to win all the BCCI added services among customers? The
senior trophies after winning the pacts were signed to commemorate the
Deodhar Trophy on 29th March?Tamil World Telecommunication and
Nadu Information Society Day.BSNL
247.Which state is all set to become the 256.Which tiger reserve in Madhya
first state in the country to have a blood Pradesh has become the first tiger
bank for the cattle? It would be reserve in India to officially introduce a
established at an estimated cost of Rs. mascot which has been named
3.25 crore.Odisha Bhoorsingh the Barasingha?Kanha Tiger
248.Which State launched India's first Reserve
single woman pension scheme of India? 257.Who assumed charge of the
Under this scheme single woman will be Chairman of the National Commission
given Rs 1000 per month.Telangana for Minorities in New Delhi on 26th May
249.Which state on 26th March 2017 2017?Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi
lifted the Santosh Trophy for the 32nd 258.Who became the Chief Minister of
time after Manvir Singh struck in the Uttar Pradesh after BJP won the

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majority seats in the Uttar Pradesh head one of India's 20 premier business
Assembly Election 2017?Yogi schools?Neelu Rohmetra
Adityanath 269.Who was appointed as the new
259.Who formally took charge as the Chief Justice of India succeeding CJI T S
chairman of Tata Sons Ltd on 21st Thakur?Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar
February? He will be the first chairman 270.Who was appointed as the ninth
of the $103 billion Tata group with no chairman of the Securities and Exchange
family links to the Tatas.Natarajan Board of India (SEBI)? He is currently the
Chandrasekaran additional secretary, Department of
260.Who has been appointed as the Economic Affairs in the finance ministry.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar He will replace U K Sinha, who will step
Bharti?Shashi Shekar Vempati down on February 18.Ajay Tyagi
261.Who has been awarded Social 271.Who was appointed by the Tamil
Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao as the
7th Asian Award held in London?Nisha new chief minister of Tamil
Dutt Nadu?Edappadi K Palaniswami
262.Who is named Chairman of India's 272.Who was given additional charge of
largest software firm, Tata Consultancy the Defence Ministry after President
Services Ltd (TCS)?N. Chandrasekaran Pranab Mukherjee accepted Manohar
263.Who is named Chief Executive Parrikar's resignation from the
Officer (CEO) of India's largest software post?Union Finance Minister Arun
firm, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Jaitley
(TCS)?Rajesh Gopinathan 273.With 238 days to go until the start
264.Who is the author of the book - The of the FIFA U-17 World Cup football
Golden House?Salman Rushdie 2017, Indian sports minister Vijay Goel
265.Who is the author of the book - and All India Football Federation (AIFF)
Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand?K Vijay chief Praful Patel, revealed a clouded
Kumar leopard called ............. as the official
266.Who resigned from his post as mascot of the tournament at New
Union Defence Minister and was Delhis Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumKheleo
appointed as the Chief Minister of Goa 274.With which company, Reliance
by the Goa Governor Mridula Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro
Sinha?Manohar Parrikar One has partnered to display its services
267.Who was appointed as Chairperson in Google Maps application?Google
on the Board of Governors of the 275.With which multinational computer
National Institute of Fashion Technology technology corporation Chief Minister of
(NIFT), in place of former cricketer Jharkhand, Raghubar Das signed an MoU
Chetan Chauhan who resigned from the for driving digital transformation,
post after being made the Sports particularly to improve citizen services
Minister of Uttar Pradesh?Rajesh V and promote start-ups in the
Shah state?Oracle
268.Who was appointed as the Director
of Indian Institute of Management
Sirmaur, making her the first female to

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1.2017 has been declared by the United 14.International Women's Day 2017
Nations as the International Year of with the theme "Be Bold for Change"
Sustainable Tourism for Development was observed across the world on?8th
2.2017 UEFA Champions League was March
won by?Real Madrid 15.Jonatham Demme who passed away
3.2017 United Nations Public Service recently was related to which
Day was observed on?23rd June field?Cinema
4.2017 World Refugee Day was 16.Name the African country which has
observed on?20th June been accepted as the new member
5.Banking system of which country has (14th) of Organization of the Petroleum
surpassed that of the Eurozone to Exporting Countries (OPEC)?Equatorial
become the world's largest by Guinea
assets?China 17.Name the Belgium captain and
6.Commonwealth Day 2017 was Olympic silver medallist who was
celebrated with the theme "A peace- awarded male Player of the Year (2016)
building Commonwealth" on?2nd award by International Hockey
Monday in March every year Federation's (FIH)?John-John Dohmen
7.Earth Hour 2017 was observed across 18.Name the country which has
the world on? The aim of Earth Hour is withdrawn itself from 2015 Paris
to unite people to protect the planet by Agreement on Climate Change?USA
reducing pollution and adopting clean 19.Name the Ethiopian who was elected
energy for future. During this day Lights as the first ever African head of the
go off in over 7,000 cities across the World Health Organization (WHO) on
globe for one hour.25th March 23rd May 2017 replacing Margaret
8.In a world-first a New Zealand river Chan?Tedros Adhanom
has been granted the same legal rights 20.Name the former James Bond star
as a human being. What is the name of who died in Switzerland at the age of
this river?Whanganui 89? He starred in seven James Bond
9.In which country the Mobile World films - Live and Let Die (1973), The Man
Congress 2017 will be held?Spain With The Golden Gun (1974), The Spy
10.International Day of Happiness was Who Loved Me (1977), MoonRaker
observed across the world on?20th (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981),
March Octopussy (1983) and A View To A Kill
11.International FireFighters Day was (1985).Roger Moore
observed across the world on?4th May 21.Name the French women who was
12.International Hockey Federation's crowned Miss Universe 2016 at a beauty
(FIH) female Player of the Year (2016) pageant held in Manila, Philippines?Iris
award was given to?Naomi Van Mittenaere
13.International Mother Earth Day was 22.Name the gymnast of United States
observed across the world on? It is who has been awarded the Laureus
celebrated to remind each of us that the World Sports Award for the
Earth and its ecosystems provide us Sportswoman of the Year 2017?Simone
with life and sustenance.22nd April Biles

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23.Name the Jamaican athlete, an replacing Nepal's Arjun Bahadur Thapa?


Olympic Gold medallist, who has been He will be the 13th secretary general of
awarded the Laureus World Sports the regional bloc which was established
Award for Sportsman of the Year in 1985.Amjad Hussein B Sial
2017?Usain Bolt 31.Name the Portuguese footballer who
24.Name the Malaysian player who won won the Best FIFA Men's Player
the All England Open Badminton Award?Cristiano Ronaldo
Championships Men's Singles title?Lee 32.Name the South African city which
Chong Wei has been stripped of its right to host the
25.Name the mayor of the Italian island 2022 Commonwealth Games after it
of Lampedusa who was awarded failed to meet the eligibility criteria due
UNESCO Peace Prize for her to financial constraints?Durban
commitment to saving the lives of 33.Name the South Korean human rights
migrants and refugees?Giuseppina lawyer who was appointed as the 12th
(Giusi) Nicolini President of South Korea?Moon Jae-in
26.Name the Microsoft co-founder who 34.Name the Sri Lankan cricket player,
has been ranked first on Forbes' 2017 the most successful bowler in Tests and
Billionaires list with a fortune of $86 one-day internationals, who was on 8th
billion and has been the world's richest June inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of
person for 18 out of past 23 years? Fame?Muttiah Muralitharan
Investor Warren Buffet and Amazon's 35.Name the Swedish-Eritrean journalist
Jeff Bezos ranked 2nd and 3rd (He is currently in prison in Eritrea) who
respectively.Bill Gates has been chosen for the
27.Name the Nepal Prime Minister who UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press
on 24th May 2017 resigned after a brief Freedom Prize 2017?Dawit Isaak
stint of nine months, honouring a power 36.Name the Taiwanese badminton
sharing understanding reached between player who won the All England Open
his party and the ruling partner Nepali Badminton Championship Women's
Congress?Pushpa Kamal Dahal Singles title?Tai Tzu-ying
'Prachanda' 37.Name the US astronaut, who was the
28.Name the Nobel laureate who was last man to walk on the moon, who
known for pioneering body scanning passed away on 16 January
technique Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2017?Eugene Cernan
(MRI), recently passed away at the age 38.Name the Vice President of United
of 83? The English physicist was States to whom President Barack Obama
awarded 'The Nobel Prize in Physiology bestowed the United State's highest civil
or Medicine 2003', for discoveries honor, Presidential Medal of Freedom
concerning the MRI.Sir Peter Mansfield during a White House ceremony?Joe
29.Name the Pakistani cricketer who Biden
announced his retirement from T20 39.Name the woman who has become
International cricket?Shahid Afridi the first turbaned Sikh woman to be
30.Name the Pakistani diplomat who appointed as Canada's Supreme Court
was elected to the post of Secretary Judge?Palbinder Kaur Shergill
General of the South Asian Association 40.Name the youngest winner of the
for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Nobel Peace Prize who is set to become

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the youngest United Nations Messenger 48.Which city was named World Book
of Peace? She will be appointed by UN Capital for the year 2019 by the
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Director-General of UNESCO, Irina
will help promote girl's education Bokova?Sharjah
around the world as part of her new 49.Which country became first in the
role.Malala Yousafzai world to run all its electric trains on
41.On which day World Poetry Day 2017 100% wind power?Netherland
is observed to appreciate and support 50.Which country became the first
poets and poetry around the world?21st country in the world to ban mining of
March metals for environmental protection?El
42.On which day World Water Day 2017 Salvador
was held annually as a means of 51.Which country became the first
focusing attention on the importance of country in the world to force companies
freshwater and advocating for the to prove they pay all employees the
sustainable management of freshwater same, regardless of gender, sexuality or
resources?22nd March nationality?Iceland
43.Safer Internet Day with the theme 52.Which country has become the
"Be the change: Unite for a better seventh member of South Asia
internet" was observed across the world Subregional Economic Cooperation
on?7th February (SASEC) Program? Headquarter of SASEC
44.Some of the world's best pro gamers is in Manila, Philippines.Myanmar
will soon be able to win gold medals for 53.Which country has recognised
playing video games. That's after the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as legal payment
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) method with effect from 01 April
announced that e-sports will be officially 2017?Japan
included as a medal sport at theAsian 54.Which country on 11.01.2017
Games, to be held in Hangzhou, became the first country in the world to
China.2022 ban FM radio broadcasting?Norway
45.The first United Nations Oceans 55.Which country passed the Brexit Bill
Conference was held at?USA paving the way for the government to
46.The first-ever International MSME trigger Article 50 so that it can leave the
Day 2017 was celebrated on?27th June European Union?United Kingdom
47.Which city is hosting the 2017 56.Which country ranked No. 1 in the
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation World Happiness Report published
(SCO) summit? SCO was formulated in recently by United Nations Sustainable
1996 with five countries- Kazakhstan, Development Solutions
Kyrgyzstan, Russia, China and Tajikistan. Network?Norway
Uzbekistan joined in the group in 2001. 57.Which country won the 2017 Sultan
The primary motive behind the Azlan Shah Cup?Great Britain
formation was to ensure stability along 58.Which Hollywood actress won the
the borders. India and Pakistan, who Genderless Acting Award for Best Actor
have been observers, will become category at the MTV Movie and TV
permanent members of the Awards?Emma Watson
body.Astana 59.Which space agency discovered a
new solar system hosting 7 earth-like

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planets orbiting a star 400 light years 68.Who won Women's Singles title in
away?NASA Australian Open 2017 by defeating
60.Which sports person lost one of his Venus Williams (USA) in the final? She
nine Olympic gold medals when the won her 23rd Grand Slam title breaking
International Olympic Committee the record of Steffi Graf's 22 titles in the
stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay Open era.Serena Williams (USA)
win at the 2008 Beijing Games after 69.With which country Nepal has signed
team mate Nesta Carter was caught a deal for 1200-megawatt (MW) Budhi-
doping?Usain Bolt Gandaki hydroelectric project?China
61.Who has been re-elected as 70.World Cancer Day was observed
President of the European Council for a across the world on? It aims to save
second term of two and a half years, millions of preventable deaths each year
from 1 June 2017 to 30 November 2019? by raising awareness and education
He was also re-appointed as President of about the disease, pressing
the Euro Summit for the same period. governments and individuals across the
He is the second full-time President of world to take action.4th February
the European Council, following the 71.World Day of Social Justice with the
creation of the post on 1 December theme "Preventing conflict and
2009 under the Treaty of Lisbon.Donald sustaining peace through decent work"
Tusk was observed across the world on?20th
62.Who sworn in as the 45th President February
of the United States of America 72.World Environment Day was
(USA)?Donald Trump observed across the world on?5th June
63.Who was appointed as the ninth 73.World Health Day is celebrated on 7
Secretary General of United Nations April every year to mark the anniversary
Organisation (UNO) succeeding Ban Ki- of the founding of the World Health
moon? Previously, he was the United Organization. What is the theme of
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees World Health Day 2017?Depression:
between 2005 and 2015.Antonio Let's Talk
Guterres 74.World Hemophilia Day was observed
64.Who was appointed by UNHCR, the across the world on?17th April
UN Refugee Agency as a global Goodwill 75.World Heritage Day with the theme
Ambassador?Neil Gaiman Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
65.Who was elected as the new was observed across the world on?18th
President of France?Emmanuel Macron April
66.Who was named by US President 76.World Hydrography Day was
Donald Trump as the US National observed across the world on? It was
Security Adviser?Lt Gen HR McMaster observed to publicise the work of
67.Who won Men's Singles title in hydrographers and the importance of
Australian Open 2017 by defeating Rafal hydrography.21st June
Nadal (Spain) in the final? He won his 77.World Intellectual Property Day was
18th Grand Slam title and is currently observed across the world on?26th April
the winner of maximum Grand Slam 78.World Kidney Day 2017 with the
men's singles titles.Roger Federer theme Kidney Disease & Obesity was
(Switzerland)

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observed across the world on?9th 82.World Ocean Day was observed
March across the world on?8th June
79.World Malaria Day 2017 with the 83.World Red Cross day is observed
theme A Push For Prevention was across the world on?8th May
observed across the world on?25th April 84.World Tuberculosis Day 2017 was
80.World Meteorological Day 2017 was observed across the world on?24th
observed across the world on?23rd March
March 85.World Wildlife Day 2017 with the
81.World No Tobacco Day 2017 was theme "Listen to the Young Voices" was
observed across the world on?31st May celebrated across the world on?3rd
March

CURRENT ICC RANKINGS


Top 3 teams in ICC Test Rankings
Rank Team Points Rating

1 India 3925 123

2 South 3070 117


Africa
3 Pakistan 3087 100

Top 3 teams in ICC ODI Rankings


Rank Team Points Rating

1 South Africa 5957 119

2 Australia 5505 117

3 India 4450 114

Top 3 teams in ICC T20 Rankings


Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1692 123

3 Pakistan 2417 121

RIO OLYMPICS 2016


th
India : 67 Rank (0 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze) 2 Total
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total

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USA 46 37 38 121

Great Britain 27 23 17 67

China 26 18 26 70

Russia 19 18 19 56

Germany 17 10 15 42

2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES, RIO


Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. China 107 81 51 239
2. Great Britain 64 39 44 147
3. Ukraine 41 37 39 117
43. India 2 1 1 4

2016 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS


Field Winners Contribution
for having created new poetic expressions within the
Literature Bob Dylan
great American song tradition
for his discoveries about autophagy or how the body's
Medicine Yoshinori Ohsumi
cells detoxify and repair themselves
Jean-
Pierre

Chemistry Sir J. Fraser


Sauvage for the design and synthesis of molecular machines
Stoddart
Bernard L. Feringa

David J. Thouless
for discovering a mathematical framework in the field of
F. Duncan
Physics topography to explain unexpected properties of solid
M. Haldane
materials
J. Michael Kosterlitz

Juan Manuel for his efforts to bring an end to a fifty-year long civil war,
Peace
Santos (Columbia) the longest running civil conflict in the world

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Econom Oliver Hart and


for their contributions to contract theory
ic Bengt
Sciences Holmstrom

ICC AWARDS
Award Player
s s

ICC Cricketer of the Year (Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy) Ravichandran Ashwin (India)

ICC Test Cricketer of the Year Ravichandran Ashwin (India)

ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year Quinton de Kock (South Africa)

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)

ICC Spirit of Cricket Award Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan)

ICC Womens ODI Cricketer of the Year Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

ICC Womens T20 Cricketer of the Year Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

ICC T20I Performance of the Year Carlos Brathwaite (West Indies )

ICC Umpire of the Year (David Shepherd Trophy) Marais Erasmus

FIFA AWARDS 2016


Award Player
s s

The Best FIFA Men's Player Award Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

The Best FIFA Women's Player Award Carli Lloyd (USA)

The FIFA lifetime achievement award Falcao (Columbia)

OSCAR 2017
Award Winners
s

'Moonlight' by Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner


Best Picture

BestActorinaLeadingRole Casey Affleck for 'Manchester By The Sea'

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Best Actress in a Leading Role Emma Stone for 'La La Land'

Best Director Damien Chazelle for 'La La Land'

Best Adapted Screenplay Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for 'Moonlight'

Best Original Screenplay Kenneth Lonergan for 'Manchester By The Sea'

'City Of Stars' from 'La La Land' by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and
Best Original Song
Justin Paul

Best Original Score JustinHurwitzfor'LaLaLand'

Best Cinematography Linus Sandgren for 'La La Land'

Best Live Action Short 'Sing' by Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy

'The White Helmets' by Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna


Best Documentary Short
Natasegara

Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones andDan Lemmon


Best VisualEffects
for 'The Jungle Book'

Best Animated Feature 'Zootopia' by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Best Foreign Language Film 'The Salesman' byAsgharFarhadi

MAN BOOKER PRIZE : Han Kang (for The Vegetarian)


Stockholm Water Prize 2016 : Prof Joan Rose (America)
59th Grammy Awards :
I. Album of the Year - 25 (Adele)
II. World Musical Album - Sing Me Home Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (Indian
Tabla Player Sandeep Das is a member of this team)
III. Song of the Year Hello
Miss Universe - Iris Mittenaere (France)
70th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) :
I. Best Film - La La Land
II. Best Director - Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
III. Best Actor - Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
IV. Best Actress - Emma Stone (La La Land)
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 :
I. Emergent Leadership - Thodur Madabusi Krishna (India)
II. Community Leadership - Bezwada Wilson (India)
III. Uncategorized - Vientiane Rescue (Laos)

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TIMES Person of the Year 2016 - Donald Trump (USA President)


Miss World 2016 - Stephanie Del Valle (Puerto Rico)
Abel Prize 2017 (Mathematics) - Yves Meyer (France)
Pulitzer Prize 2017 - Colson Whitehead (for The Underground Railroad)
Miss Teen Universe 2017 - Srishti Kaur (Noida)
Japans Order of the Rising Sun 2017- Aswani Kumar (India)
Israels Genesis Award 2017 - Sculptor Anish Kapoor (India)
Asian Businesswoman of the Year 2017 - Asha Khemka
International Assciation of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Awards 2016:
I. Athlete of the Year (Male) - Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
II Athlete of the Year (Female) - Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia)
Laureus Awards 2017 :
I. Sportsman of the Year - Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
II. Sportswoman of the Year - Simone Biles (USA)
Ballon DOr 2016 Best Footballer : Critiano Ronaldo (Portugal - 4th time)

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