Q1. Minister of Railways inspected and flagged off the newly manufactured Guard Van of Goods (Freight) Train at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Who is the present union Minister of Railways?
Answer: Suresh Prabhu
Q2. Which bank has introduced digital banking on its mobile app ‘Pockets’?
Answer: ICICI Bank
Q3. Which bank has appointed Parvez Ahmed as Chairman and CEO of the bank?
Answer: Jammu and Kashmir Bank
Q4. Which currency has saw a sudden collapse in intra-day trade, plunging over 6% to $1.1841 in two minutes, to hit a fresh 31-year-low in second week of October 2016?
Q5. India’s first centre for international arbitration has inaugurated in which city?
Q6. Doordarshan, public service broadcaster and _________ have entered into an agreement for transmission of four Gyan Darshan educational channels.
Answer: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Q7. Who have been awarded the 'Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel' for their contributions to contract theory?
Answer: Oliver Hart (UK) and Bengt Holmstrom (Finland)
Q8. Name the American boxer, who has passed away recently?
Answer: Aaron Pryor
Q9. Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Austria?
Answer: Renu Pall
Q10. Which country have agreed to intensify military and intelligence contacts after a meeting in Istanbul?
Answer: Russia and Turkey
Q11. Which state has decided to launch a scheme-'Lalima Abhiyan'- that will be effective from November 1, 2016?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh
Q12. Who has been appointed for another term as Prime Minister of Morocco?
Answer: Abdelilah Benkirane
Q13. The Arena by TransStadia in __________, venue of the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup, is India's first convertible stadium.
Q14. International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed annually on 13 October. This year (2016) theme is...........?
Answer: Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality
Q15. The CRA to deal with any short-term balance of payments pressures the grouping's member nations face of BRICS nations became operational recently. CRA stands for?
Answer: Contingent Reserve Arrangement