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Current Highlights of January:
- Competition Commission of India approves merger of Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI
- United Nations launches strategy to minimize environmental footprint of its peace operations
- Eminent modern Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for the year 2016. He is the 52nd recipient of Jnanpith Award.
- 4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan Triggering off Tsunami Warnings
- The National Consumer Day is observed every year in India on 24th December. On this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the assent of the President.
- The Odisha Government launched the Biju Sishu Surakshya Yojana, a scheme to nurture the orphan and HIV-infected children residing in different child care institutions and orphanages.
- Himachal Pradesh Raj Bhawan adopts cashless system after PM’s appeal
- RBI limits cash withdrawal from Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana accounts
- RBI relaxes cash withdrawal limits from bank accounts
- Melting of Arctic ice cap could trigger catastrophic climate change
- National Milk Day observed in memory of Verghese Kurien
- Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced in Lok Sabha
- Union Government forms Chandrababu Naidu Committee to promote digital economy
- Melting of Arctic ice cap could trigger catastrophic climate change
- Climate Change Performance Index 2017 released
- Supreme Court orders Status Quo on Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal land
- Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffers worst coral die-off on record
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Q.1. How many countries have signed an Open Skies Agreement with India at the International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN), 2016 which was held in Nassau, Bahamas?
Q.2. According to a World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature report published on December 19, scientists have discovered 163 new species in which Southeast Asian region?
- Atlantic Forest
- Greater Mekong
Q.3. The 12-foot-tall stone statue of a renowned Tamil poet was inaugurated at Mela Bhawan premises in Haridwar, Uttarakhand by Chief minister Harish Rawat on December 19, 2016. Name the poet.
- Anandabharati Aiyangar
- Thiru Narayana Iyengar
Q.4. Name the Ukraine’s largest private bank, which was recently nationalized by the Government after being declared insolvent by the National Bank of Ukraine?
- Private Bank
- Ukrexim bank
- Oschad bank
- Prominvest bank
Q.5. What is India’s rank in the Global Wind Power Installed Capacity index?
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Q.6. According to a survey done by World Health Organization (WHO), which of the following nation is getting more prone towards developing a deadly lifestyle disease owing to modern city life and bad habits?
Q.7. Which country has recently signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Airbus to acquire 100 jetliners?
Q.8. Where was the 9th edition of the World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality organized?
- New Delhi
Q.9. Which High Court on December 19, 2016, declared a ban on all unauthorised ‘Sharia’ courts functioning in the state?
- Mumbai High Court
- Kolkata High Court
- Madras High Court
- Delhi High Court
Q.10. K N Jagannatha Varma who died on December 20 at the age of 77 was associated to which field?
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Q.11. Which Country’s Senate on December 19 passed a resolution to withdraw the nation’s highest denomination currency note to curb the flow of black money?
Q.12. Which state launched India’s first cashless bazaar in the state on December 19?
Q.13. Which Ministry has won the Digital India awards 2016 under the Web Ratna Category?
- Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
- Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
- Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Q.14. In which of the following areas, Researchers from National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have found 60,000 square kilometres‘ dead zone’?
- South China Sea
- Atlantic Sea
- Indian Ocean
- Bay of Bengal
Q.15. Which instant messaging service has launched the world’s first chat operating system which allows developers to build customized apps, bots and integrations on the messenger?
- Google+Hangouts (Gtalk)
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Q.16. What is the rank of India as per the last ICC Test team rankings update of 2016?
Q.17.Whose search for new habitable planet was recently supported by NASA?
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Stephen Hawking
- Steve Jobs
- Bill Gates
Q.18. The Government has recently revised North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIP), 2007. As per the new policy which of the following statement is true?
i. Government has decided that the subsidies payable to all industrial units will be disbursed through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism by Chief Controller of Accounts (Industry).
ii. Industrial units commenced production on or after December 1, 2015 and on or before January 31, 2017 will be eligible for incentives as per the revised norms of subsidy.
iii. The subsidy for the existing and new industrial units going for substantial expansion will be limited Rs 3 crore per industrial unit operating in services sector.
- Only i & iii
- Only i & ii
- All i, ii, iii
- Only i
Q.19. Which country has recently commissioned its firs 7-tonne helicopter to boost the development of the nation’s helicopter industry?
- United States
Q.20. As per the Forbes Magazine report, India has become the fifth largest country in terms of the size of the economy after United States, China, Japan and Germany. India has overtaken which country to achieve fifth position?
- United Kingdom
Q.21. When is the International Human Solidarity Day celebrated?
- December 19
- December 18
- December 20
- December 17
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