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Who is the newly appointed DGP of Andhra Pradesh? 1. Sambasiva Rao 2. R Sreelekha 3. J V Ramudu 4. Kanchan Chaudry 5. Rohit ReddyAnswer – 1. Sambasiva RaoThe Andhra Pradesh government appointed 1984-batch IPS officer N Sambasiva Rao as Andhra Pradesh DGP (Director General of Police). N Sambasiva Rao has been holding the DGPs post as “full additional charge” since July 23, 2016,...
Who received his fourth Golden Shoe award 2017? 1. Tom Brady 2. Lionel Messi 3. Carson Wentz 4. Cristiano Ronaldo 5. Luis SuarezAnswer – 2. Lionel MessiLionel Messi received his fourth Golden Shoe award for leading all of Europe’s leagues in scoring last season, in Barcelona. Messi was presented with the trophy by teammate Luis Suarez, who won the award in 2015-16.Andres Iniesta...
The Central Government has increased the incentive rates for export of readymade garments from 2% to ______%? 1. 3% 2. 4% 3. 5% 4. 6% 5. 7%Answer – 2. 4%Under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), Central Government has doubled incentive rates for export of readymade garments and made-ups to 4 percent from 2 per cent earlier.This decision has been taken to boost...
Where is the headquarters of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) located? 1. Mumbai 2. Kolkatta 3. Pune 4. Patna 5. New DelhiAnswer – 5. New DelhiQuick Facts about National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA): ♦ Formed in – 1997 ♦ Headquarters – New Delhi ♦ Responsible for – fixation/revision of prices of pharmaceutical products, enforcement of provisions of DPCO and tracking prices of controlled and decontrolled drugs. ♦ Current...
Which private sector bank has launched an instant international payment services using RippleNet (Ripple’s enterprise blockchain technology solution)? 1. ICICI Bank 2. SBI 3. Canara Bank 4. RBI 5. Axis BankAnswer – 5. Axis BankPrivate sector bank, Axis Bank has launched an instant international payment services using RippleNet (Ripple’s enterprise blockchain technology solution).This facility is currently available for Axis Bank’s retail customers in...
What is the rating given to India by the rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P)? 1. Stable 2. Unstable 3. Moderately Stable 4. JunkAnswer – 1. StableRating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) kept its sovereign rating for India unchanged at ‘BBB-‘, with outlook for the nation as ‘stable’.BBB- rating is the lowest investment grade and just one notch above junk status. S&P stated...
Name the Financial services firm, which has received certificate of registration from the National Housing Bank (NHB) for carrying out housing finance activities through its subsidiary Home Loans? 1. Angel Broking 2. Religare 3. JM Financial 4. Muthoot Finance 5. India InfolineAnswer – 3. JM FinancialFinancial services firm, JM Financial has received certificate of registration from the National Housing Bank (NHB) for carrying out...
The Sub-Committee of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) is headed by whom? 1. Urjit Patel 2. Ajay Tyagi 3. Sundar Pichai 4. Narendra Modi 5. Raghuram RajanAnswer – 1. Urjit PatelSub-Committee of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) reviewed major global and domestic developments which could have a bearing on India’s financial stability.Sub-Committee of the Financial Stability and Development Council...
In which country, ‘Ayodhya Mahotsav’ would be held at? 1. North Korea 2. South Korea 3. Chile 4. Australia 5. RussiaAnswer – 2. South Korea‘Ayodhya Mahotsav’, depicting the cultural heritage of the temple town, would be held in Seoul and Gimhe cities of South Korea in 2018.In return, a ‘Korea Festival’ will be held in Lucknow and Ayodhya. An in-principle decision in this...
Which educational insttutuion from India has ranked 29th among the top 150 universities on Global University Employability Ranking 2017 published by Times Higher Education? 1. MIT Chennai 2. IIM Delhi 3. IIT Kerala 4. IIT Kharagpur 5. IIS ( Indian Institute of Science)Answer – 5. Indian Institute of ScienceIndian Institute of Science (IISc) has ranked 29th among the top 150 universities on Global University...

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