1.Which bank has recently introduced a humanoid robot IRA for easy service to customers?
Answer – B.HDFC Bank
2.Which bank has recently waived off the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) for one year on debit card transaction for small merchants with annual turnover of Rs. 20 lakh?
A.State Bank of India
B.Union Bank of India
C.Punjab national Bank
Answer – A.State Bank of India
3.Pakistan successfully test fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) on January 9. Name the missile.
Answer – C.Babur-3
4.The Rajasthan Government has collaborated with which firm to develop Jaipur as the next start-up destination after Bengaluru?
Answer – D.Cisco
5.The General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) has been scheduled to come into effect from ____________
A.March 31, 2017
B.April 1, 2017
C.February 1, 2017
D.March 1, 2017
Answer – B.April 1, 2017
6.Who has been conferred with the 2017 Scientific & Technical Awards for the facial-performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences?
Answer – D.Parag Havaldar
7.Name the movie that won record breaking each category award it was nominated for at the 74th Golden Globes Award.
A.La La Land
C.A Star is Born
Answer – A.La La Land
8.Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the SBI Pension Funds Pvt Ltd?
Answer – D.Kumar Sharadindu
9.Who has been named as the new brand ambassador of Smartphone brand Gionee?
Answer – C.Virat Kohli
10.Name the eminent personality honoured by the US Embassy for contribution towards the India-US Partnership on Tuberculosis.
Answer – D.Amitabh Bachchan
11.Name the winners of the Men’s Double title at the 2017 Chennai Open.
A.Divij Sharan and Purav Raja
B.Rohan Bopanna & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
C.Nicholas Monroe & Artem Sitak
D.Leander Paes & Andre Sa
Answer – B.Rohan Bopanna & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
12.Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away on January 8 was the former President of which country?
Answer – C.Iran
13.Which scheme was launched by PM Modi on 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas for the for the Indian Youths seeking employment Overseas?
A.Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY)
B.Pravasi Nayi Manzil Yojana (PNMY)
C.Pravasi Surakshit Vikas Yojana (PSVY)
D.Pravasi Kaushal Vidya Yojana (PKVY)
Answer – A.Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY)
14.The deadline for the conversion of the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) card into OCI (Overseas citizen of India) Cards has been extended from December 31, 2016 to _________ .
A.April 30, 2017
B.June 30, 2017
C.March 31, 2017
D.February 1, 2017
Answer – B.June 30, 2017
15.Which state has recently launched India’s first Student Startup and Innovation Policy?
Answer – B.Gujarat
16.India’s largest public wi-fi service has been launched recently in which Indian state?
Answer – D.Maharashtra
17.Where was the 20th National Conference on e-Governance organized from January 9-10, 2017 ?
Answer – C.Andhra Pradesh
18.In which state is the first edition of the Nobel Prize Series Exhibition organized on January 9, 2017 ?
Answer – A.Gujarat
19.Recently Axis Bank introduced the block chain service and became the third bank to do so. Which bank used the block chain technology for the first time?
Answer – B.ICICI Bank
20.Who has won the FIFA World’s Best Player of the Year 2016 on January 9, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland ?
Answer – D.Cristiano Ronaldo