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1 What is rate of Krishi Kalyan Cess being levied on all taxable services with effect from 01 June 2016? 0.5%
2 Barak 8, surface to air missile has been jointly developed by India and Israel
3 Who  is the director of the controversial film Udta Punjab? Abhishek Chaubey
4 Which film was awarded the best film at 17th IIFA Awards ceremony held at Madrid, Spain? Bajrangi Bhaijaan
5  Who has composed the music for Yoga Geet released on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2016? Sumanto Ray
6  As per BP Statistical Review of World Energy released recently India is the ________ largest consumer of oil in the world? Third
7 Who had been chosen to be the flag bearer of Indian Olympic contingent at the 2016 Olympic Games? Abhinav Bindra
8 In which  state has culling of nilgai (blue bulls) been resorted to save the crops from being damaged? Bihar
9 Who had been appointed the first ever CEO of the Board of Control for Cricket in India? Rahul Johri
10 Which are included in the multi-sport event Racketlon? Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Table Tennis
11 Which animal was recently chosen the City Animal of Guwahati? Gangetic River Dolphin
12 Bramble Cay melomys which has been reported to be the first mammal to become extinct due to climate change was chiefly found in Australia
13 Which  state recently conferred minority status on its Jewish community? Maharashtra
14  In which city is the Duraiappah Stadium located (The stadium was recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India and the President of Sri Lanka)? Jaffna
15 . Which country recently conferred its highest civilian honour on the Indian President Shri Pranab Mukherjee? Cote d’Ivoire
16 Who has been appointed the head coach of the Indian national cricket team ? Anil Kumble
17 Which  pair won the mixed doubles title at the French Open Tennis tournament 2016? Martina Hingis and Leander Paes
18 What was the theme of World Environment Day observed on June 5, 2016? Go Wild for Life
19  With which boxer is the fight of Muhammad Ali in 1971 titled “Fight of the Century”? Joe Frazier
20 The Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met the Chinese President Xi Jinping at the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. Which city hosted the summit? Tashkent
21  In which country is the Salma Dam, recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, located? Afghanistan
22 Who has become the first Indian to make a century in an one-day international on debut? KL Rahul
23 Which canal has been recently expanded to allow much larger generation of container ships to pass through it? Panama Canal
24 Which country won the Copa America 2016 football tournament for the second time in a row? Chile
25 1st  May is the statehood day of which of the following states? Maharashtra and Gujarat
26 To encourage which sport has the programme Mission 11 Million launched by the Govt of India? Football
27 Which  company has been in news for having to pay compensation to its consumers who developed cancer after using its talcum powder? Johnson & Johnson
28 Who has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Hall of Fame award by the International Aeronautical Federation? U.R. Rao
29 Which country recently was faced with evacuation of more than 1,00,000 people as a result of wildfires covering over 1000 sq km? Canada
30 In which city was the final of 2016 season of Indian Premier League, In which Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers, played? Bangalore
31 Who film makers was recently honoured by the Swiss government with the installation of a bronze statue? Yash Chopra
32 Which has become the first European country to win the Thomas Cup badminton tournament? Denmark
33 9. Sadiq Khan was recently sworn in the Mayor of which of the city? London
34 Who has been awarded the 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award? Aditi Krishnakumar
35 Which animal has been officially designated as the National Mammal of the United States of America? Bison
36 Recently a gorilla named Harambe was killed by zoo officials to save a child who fell into its enclosures. In which zoo did the incident happen? Cincinnati Zoo
37 PfSPZ vaccine is being used to prevent which disease? Malaria
38 Who has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2016 for his book The Vegetarian? Han Kang
39 In which country is Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp located? Kenya
40 Exercise Desert Eagle-II was a bilateral Air Force exercise conducted by India and – UAE
41 Which of the following animals were sighted for the first time in Kargil after the 1999 war? Brown Bears
42 At what speed did the RLV-TD India’s indigenous reusable launch vehicles make it atmospheric re-entry after attaining a peak altitude of 65km? 5 march
43 Which is the world’s largest aircraft which made its first landing in India? Antonov An-225 Mriya
44 Who has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ceat Cricket Awards 2015-16? Dilip Vengsarkar
45 In which recent cases did the Supreme Court uphold the constitutional validity of criminal defamation and said that the freedom of press is not absolute? Subramanian Swamy v. Union of India
46 Tsai Ing-wen has recently taken over as the first female President of which of the following countries? Taiwan
47 In which city is the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara located? Tehran
48 Which carcinogenic chemicals has been recently found in bread and refined flour products like pizzas and burgers? Potassium bromate
49 Talgo is a manufacturer of high speed trains based in which country? Spain
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Updated: August 24, 2016 — 5:03 pm

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