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Uploaded on 17/10/2016 
Question : Saudi Arabia has switched to the "Western" solar-based Gregorian calendar wef 01 October to pay its civil servants in one of a number of financial reforms announced by the council of ministers. The kingdom has used the lunar-based Hijri calendar which had:
345 days
354 days
300 days
350 days
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Uploaded on 16/10/2016 
Question : Druzhba-Dosti offers a Vision for strengthening the India's Partnership over the next decade with
South Africa
Uploaded on 15/10/2016 
Question : A new 10-cm-tall, doll-like Kirobo Mini robot, for lonely people; whose name comes from kibo (hope) and the robot supposedly has the smartness of a 5-year-old was unveiled by.
Toyota Motor Corp
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Uploaded on 14/10/2016 
Question : Which airport has become the first carbon neutral airport in Asia-Pacific following a series of measures taken by it to reduce carbon footprint, including setting up of a 7.84 MW solar power plant.
Tokyo airport
Bangkok airport
Singapore airport
Delhi (IGI) airport
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Uploaded on 12/10/2016 
Question : Which government has recently proposed a project to have a barbed wire along the border it shares with India?
Uploaded on 11/10/2016 
Question : The Union Cabinet recently approved the Admiralty Bill, 2016, which relates to
Promotions of Admiral rank in the Navy
Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims
Marine SEZs
Regulation of shipping lanes
Uploaded on 10/10/2016 
Question : Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is partnering this company to build India’s 5th Generation fighter aircraft
Uploaded on 09/10/2016 
Question : Which multilateral Forum is planning to set-up its own credit rating agency?
Uploaded on 08/10/2016 
Question : The Cotton Seed Price Control Order (CSPCO) issued last December effectively mandates that the Government in India would fix the prices of
Bt cotton seeds
Organic cotton seeds
GI cotton seeds
Traditional cotton seeds
Uploaded on 07/10/2016 
Question : Public Financial Management System (PFMS) is in news for some weeks for the following reason
it helps in better tax collection
it helps in broadening the tax base
it helps in tracking government finances
it helps in monitoring the utilisation of financial resources transfered by the Union government to the States for development programmes
Uploaded on 07/10/2016 
Question : India recently signed a fifteen year MoU with the International Seabed Authority (ISA), to secure exclusive rights in Indian Ocean for the exploration of
Polymetallic Sulphides (PMS)
Alkaline Phosphate
Gold compounds
Sodium carbonates
Uploaded on 05/10/2016 
Question : Mark the incorrect one. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has set up three vulture breeding facilities at
Rani (Assam)
Pinjore (Haryana)
Buxa (Bengal)
Bejjur (Telangana)
Uploaded on 04/10/2016 
Question : Nesting sites of the long billed vulture have been found in the following place in Indai recently
Bejjur in Adilabad district
Bastar in Chattisgarh
Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centre in Rani near Guwahati
Buxa (Bengal)
Uploaded on 01/10/2016 
Question : Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India and was confered on the following scientists except
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
C.N.R Rao
APJ Abdul Kalam
None of the above
Uploaded on 30/09/2016 
Question : Peshmerga fighters are
Drug criminal cartel
Uploaded on 29/09/2016 
Question : The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an ethnic conflict between the
1. Republic of Armenia and Azerbaijan over the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
2. Nagorno-Karabakh is a region in Azerbaijan populated primarily by ethnic Armenians
Which one/s among the above statements is/are  correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Uploaded on 28/09/2016 
Question : The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States. One of the following is not a member of it
1. Iceland
2. Liechtenstein
3. Norway
4. Switzerland
1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
None of the above
Uploaded on 27/09/2016 
Question : Consider the following statements
1. Rodrigo Duterte was recently elected as the President of the Philippines
2. he succeeded Benigno Aquino III
Which one/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Uploaded on 27/09/2016 
Question : In the Quality Council of India (QCI) survey about the clean cities in India, the following was judged the cleanest
Maharashtra's Sindhudurg
Himachal Pradesh's Mandi
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 25/09/2016 
Question : The "basic structure" doctrine of India was adopted by the Supreme Court of the following country

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