Q1. Name the Indian-American physician-author, whose work has emphasised empathy in medicine, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal recently.
Answer: Abraham Verghese
Q2. Typhoon __________ stated to be the world’s strongest typhoon so far this year, made landfall in east China’s Fujian Province, causing widespread destruction.
Q3. Which country will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in May next year?
Answer: Ahmedabad, India
Q4. Who has taken charge as Executive Director (ED) in Union Bank of India (UBI)?
Answer: Atul Kumar Goel
Q5. India has slipped by 10 positions to ________, out of 159 countries and territories, as it "fared badly" across categories including legal system and regulation, according to the Economic Freedom of the World: 2016 Annual Report.
Q6. Which company has tied up with the country’s largest rail ticketing platform IRCTC to enable digital payments for travellers?
Q7. Which bank has launched its second FederalSkill Academy at Coimbatore, as part of its CSR initiatives?
Answer: Federal Bank
Q8. The Centre and the States are unlikely to review the structure of the GSTN, whose ownership pattern, with a majority private stake. GSTN stands for.......?
Answer: Goods and Services Tax Network
Q9. Who is the present MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank?
Answer: Usha Ananthasubramanian
Q10. Who has become the first person from the African continent to head a global organisation of medicine professionals working for the safety of blood transfusion worldwide?
Answer: Ravi Reddy
Q11. Name the person, who has been honored as the 2016 humanitarian of the year?
Answer: Aung San Suu Kyi
Q12. Which bank has opened its national processing centre in Manipal, Karnataka recently?
Answer: Syndicate Bank
Q13. Name the person, who has appointed by facebook for a strategic role for its Messenger app?
Answer: Anand Chandrasekaran
Q14. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a viability gap funding/partial capital grant of how much crore for GAIL (India) Ltd’s 2,539-km long Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra (JHBDPL) natural gas pipeline?
Answer: Rs 5,176 crore
Q15. Who has appointed as new Country Director by World Bank for India recently?
Answer: Junaid Ahmad