Q1. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has recommended ban on cash transactions of above Rs 3 lakh and restricting cash holding with individuals to not more than Rs 15 lakh to curb illegal wealth in the economy recently. The SIT is headed by...........?
a) Bibek Debroy
b) Rajendra Mal Lodha
c) RK Mathur
d) M B Shah
e) C Rangarajan
Q2. Which of the following state government has set a target to construct toilets across all villages of the state by March 2019 to enable open defecation free (ODF) in rural area?
a) West Bengal
e) Uttar Pradesh
Q3. Which state has launched SV.CO, reportedly world’s first digital student incubator, as a digital makeover of the Startup Village recently?
d) Tamil Nadu
Q4. India and the _________ reviewed the progress of long-stalled talks for the proposed free trade agreement and expressed willingness to address outstanding issues as an integral part of the negotiations recently.
c) European Union
Q5. In which of the following states reciting of the epic ‘Ramayanam’ in traditional Hindu homes and temples marks the observance ‘Ramayana Month’ beginning recently?
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Uttar Pradesh
Q6. The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with an outlay of how much rupees to impart skill to one crore people over the next 4 years (2016-2020)?
a) Rs 62000 crore
b) Rs 42000 crore
c) Rs 12000 crore
d) Rs 22000 crore
e) Rs 32000 crore
Q7. Which of the following organisations has launched it's new initiative called the Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network, which will be a framework for scientific co-operation for food safety and nutrition recently?
a) Ministry of Food Processing Industries of India
b) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
c) Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
d) Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
e) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Q8. Talgo has become the fastest train in the country by clocking a speed of 180 km/hr by covering 84 km in 38 minutes in a trial conducted by Railways on Mathura-Palwal route, surpassing the record of Gatimaan Express. Talgo is made in which of the following countries?
Q9. The Reserve Bank of India has set up an inter-regulatory Working Group to study the entire gamut of regulatory issues relating to Financial Technology and Digital Banking in India. The Working Group is headed by...........?
a) Nitin Chugh
b) Mrutyunjay Mahapatra
c) AS Ramasastri
d) Sudarshan Sen
e) AP Hota
Q10. The Centre signed an agreement with which of the following international organization for a $100-million loan to improve drainage system and water management in the Vennar sub-basin of the Cauvery delta in Tamil Nadu recently?
a) World Bank