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1).Which State Government has launched the first one step Women’s Help Centre called “Sakthi” to provide help the harassed women in the state? Answer is: Haryana 
2).Who has been appointed as the CMD of India Trade Promotion Organization? Answer is: L C Goyal
3).Union Government has contributed how much amount for the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) for the year 2015-16? Answer is: Rs. 2,000 crore 
4).Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy is related to which of the following sports? Answer is: Cricket 
5).Vadakkunnathan Temple is located at_________. Answer is: Kerala 
6).Which State Renewable Energy Department has won the award for highest Capacity in Rooftop solar Power output? Answer is: Punjab 
7).Oliver Wolf Sacks who recently passed away was a famous________. Answer is: Neurologist 
8).Who is the winner of Award of Excellence 2015 from UNESCO? Answer is: India 
9).Which State Legislative Assembly has passed three bills to protect indigenous people of the state? Answer is: Manipur 
10).Which of the following mountain in North America has been renamed as Denail? Answer is: McKinley 
11). Who has been appointed as the interim Chairman & MD (CMD) of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)? Answer is: A K Jha 
12). Which of the following committee is related to Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT)? Answer is: A K Ganju Committee 
13). 22nd Commonwealth Games 2022 will be hosted at __________. Answer is: Durban 
14).NASA and US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Asian Dissater Preparedness Centre in which of the following city? Answer is: Bangkok 15).What is the name of the New Mobile Application for freight operations of Indian Railways? Answer is: PARICHAALAN 
16).Which of the following team has won the Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy in the All India Invitation Cricket Tournament? Answer is: Mumbai 
17). What is the name of the project, which was started by NASA and US Agency for International Development (USAID) for environmental monitoring in Southeast Asia region? Answer is: SERVIR-Mekong 
18).India has emerged as the 8th largest tourism market for which of the following country? Answer is: Australia 
19).NCMC stands for ______. Answer is: National Common Mobility Card 
20).Who is the author of the book- The Duels of the Himalayan Eagle? Answer is: Air Marshal (Retd.) Bharat Kumar 
21).Union Finance Ministry has planned to merge the commodities market regulator Forward Market Commission (FMC) with which of the following regulatory body? Answer is: SEBI 22).India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) has signed a MoU with ________ to enable cooperation between the two exchanges. Answer is: Stock Exchange of Mauritius 
23).Which is the first Railway Zone in Indian Railway to eliminate all unmanned level crossing? Answer is: West-Central Railway 
24).ICICI Lombard General Insurance has signed a Joint Venture with which of the following banks for bancassurance? Answer is: Catholic Syrian Bank 
25). Who has been appointed as the Global Chief Technology Officer of ABB, India? Answer is: Bazmi Husain 
26).Intellectual Property Rights Facilitation Centre (IPFC) MSMEs has been launched in which city? Answer is: Lucknow 
27). 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 was yet to be hosted at________? Answer is: Gold Coast, Australia
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28).Union Cabinet has approved Marginal Fields Policy (MFP) for which of the following? Answer is: Development of hydrocarbon discoveries 
29).Paperless unreserved ticketing through mobile phone has started between which of the two stations? Answer is: New Delhi-Palwal 
30).The Union Cabinet has approved 113 crore as reimbursement of which of the following? Answer is: Import of Pulses 
31).Which of the following state government has won the Skoch Order of Merit National Award for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state? Answer is: Haryana 
32).With which country India has agreed to conduct joint working group on defence research and material cooperation to strengthen the Bilateral Defence Partnership? Answer is: Australia 
33).Which of the following state has launched MGNREGA Cell to implement the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme effectively? Answer is: Punjab 
34).Reserve Bank of India has issued Rs. 5 denomination to mark the golden jubilee year of __________. Answer is: Indo-Pak War 1965 
35).Which of the following Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) registration has been cancelled by the Indian Government? Answer is: Greenpeace
36).Which of the following Corporation has acquired the 15% stake of Russia’s 2nd Largest oil field Vankor from Russian National Oil company Rosneft? Answer is: ONGC 37).What is the name of the first bilateral Maritime exercise between India and Australia? Answer is: AUSINDEXhttp://currentaffairshunger.blogspot.in/
38).Disaster Mitigation Conference for the member of SAARC countries was held at________. Answer is: New Delhi 
39).Who is Dr. Wilfred de Souza? Answer is: Former Chief Minister of Goa
40).Who is the winner of the National Humanities Medal 2014? Answer is: Jhumpa Lahiri 
41).Which of the following state government has planned to train 50,000 government employees as a part of its Key Result Area (KRA) programme? Answer is: Maharashtra 
42).Name the Indian Shooter who won Silver medal in women’s 10m air rifle event of the ISSG Rifle and Pistol World Cup Finals? Answer is: Apurvi Chande 
43).PM Narendra Modi has announced which of the following places as the spiritual capital? Answer is: Bodhgaya 
44).What is the name of the joint project between NASA and ISRO to co-develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite? Answer is: NISAR Mission 
45).Who is Jhumpa Lahiri? Answer is: Novelist 
46).Satish Dhawan Space Centre is located at__________. Answer is: Sri Harikota, Andhra Pradesh 
47).LAPAN A2/Orari is a new satellite which was yet to be launched by India for_________ Answer is: Indonesia 
48).What is the theme of the SAARC Countries conference which was being held in New Delhi? Answer is: Disaster Mitigation 
49).Name the Head Coach of the Sri Lankan Cricket Team who has recently resigned?http://currentaffairshunger.blogspot.in/ Page 22 Answer is: Marvan Atapattu 
50).Who is Aadesh Shrivastava? Answer is: Bollywood Music Director 
51).Who is the New President of W20 Group, which was formed by G-20 Nations to support Gender Inclusive Global Economic Growth? Answer is: Guldan Turkan 
52).Which of the following state Legislative Assembly has passed an amendment bill to abolish its Police Recruitment Board? Answer is: Haryana 
53).Indian Railways has signed a MoU with which of the following organization to provide online images of trains using Geo-Spatial Technology? Answer is: ISRO 
54).PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Solar Powered Metro Train which connects __________ and __________ stations. Answer is: Badarpur-Faridabad 
55).One Rank One Pension Scheme is related __________. Answer is: Ex-Servicemen 
56).Who is Uday Prakash? Answer is: Hindi Writer 
57).As per the Llyod’s City Risk Index 2015-2025 which city will face maximum loss of GDP? Answer is: Taipei 
58).Which of the following country has rejected French proposal to limit veto power of UNSC’s permanent members? Answer is: Russia 
59).1st Summit of W20 Group will be held in October 2015 at ________. Answer is: Istanbul. 
60).Name the Indian Boxer who won Silver Medal in the Asian Championship which was held at Bangkok, Thailand? Answer is: Vikas Krishnan 
61).Shaheen (Eagle)-4 is the name of the joint Air Exercise which was conducted between China and ________. Answer is: Pakistan 
62).Name the communication satellite which was launched by ISRO and has successfully placed in its orbital slot 83 degree east? Answer is: GSAT-6 
63).Which of the following government has decided to reduce the syllabus up to class 8th by 25%? Answer is: Delhi 
64).International Film Festival for persons with disabilities 2015 was hosted at________. Answer is: India 
65).Mumbai Team has won the Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy by defeating which of the following teams in the finals? Answer is: Tamil Nadu 
66).Asian Boxing Championship 2015 was hosted at________. Answer is: Bangkok 
67).Asian Highway No.1 links India with which of the following two countries? Answer is: Thailand and Myanmar 
68).”e-Pragati” is related to which of the following state? Answer is: Andhra Pradesh 
69).Who is the second Australian Cricketer (next to Ricky Ponting) to win back to back Allan Border Medals? Answer is: Shane Watson 
70).Who is the winner of the Italian Grand Prix of Formula One 2015? Answer is: Lewis Hamilton 
71).Who has been appointed as the New Director General (Electronics & Communications Systems) of DRDO? Answer is: J Manjula 
72). 3-days Organic Fair and Food Festival was held at which of the following states? Answer is: Himachal Pradesh 
73).Which of the following Indian Organization has signed a MoU with the Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to start the construction of naval ships? Answer is: Reliance Group 
74).6th Indo-Maldives joint Training Exercise was started at Pangode Military Station which was located at ____________. Answer is: Kerala 
75).Who has been appointed as the new member of the Niti Aayog? Answer is: Ramesh Chand 
76). Which of the following Financial Institution’s license has been cancelled by RBI recently? Answer is: Sahara India Financial Corporation Ltd 
77).Commonwealth Youth Games 2015 was hosted at_________. Answer is: Samoa 
78).Which of the following state has launched Wazan Diwas to identify children with inadequate diet? Answer is: Uttar Pradesh 
79).Name the Indian Weightlifting Champion who won Gold medal in the 5th Youth Commonwealth Games (CYG)? Answer is: Deepak Lather 
80).Who among the following has launched the e-version of the 100 volumes of Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi (CWMG) in New Delhi? Answer is: Arun Jaitley 
81).As per the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) which of the following Stock Exchanges has the highest number of listed companies in the world? Answer is: Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) 
82).Which State government has passed the Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to set matriculation as the minimum education qualification for elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions? Answer is: Haryana 
83).President’s Cup of Golf 2015 is held at_________. Answer is: South Korea 
84).Which of the following state has recently approved the formation of Anti-Terror Squad? Answer is: Jharkhand 
85).7 Indians were recognized in the New Group of Philanthropists list in the 9th edition of Forbes Asian Magazine. Who among the following is NOT one of them? Answer is: Akash Ambani 
86).Deepak Lather is related to which of the following sports? Answer is: Weightlifting 
87).Which of the following state’s Food and Drug Administration has decided to ban gutka, pan masala and other similar products for one year? Answer is: Haryana 
88).Name the first Indian Golfer to get qualified for President’s Cup of Golf? Answer is: Anirban Lahiri 
89).India had set a bilateral trade target of 1 billion dollar by 2018, with which of the following countries? Answer is: Belarus 
90).Which Country’s Supreme Court has ordered to adopt Urdu as their official language of the country? Answer is: Pakistan 
91).India has signed an agreement with which of the following country to cooperate in all criminal matters including gathering evidence? Answer is: Indonesia 
92).Which of the following state has decided to launch motorbike ambulances from next year? Answer is: Maharashtra 
93).Who is the head of the 21st Law commission of India? Answer is: Ajit Prakash Shah 
94).Which of the following has been newly established by Indian Navy at Karwar, Karnataka? Answer is: INS Vajrakosh 
95). ISRO Chairman ________ has received the Prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 from the President Pranab Mukherjee? Answer is: A S Kiran Kumar 
96).Tamil Nadu’s 1st Global Investors Summit (TNGIM) 2015 was held at________. Answer is: Chennai 
97).Who is the Union HRD Minister of India? Answer is: Smt Smriti Irani 
98).PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 10th World Hindi Conference which was held at _________. Answer is: Bhopal 
99). What is the percentage of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route for White Label ATM Operations (WLAO)? Answer is: 100% 
100).First World Hindi Conference was held in 1975 at_________. Answer is: Nagpur 
101).Who has been elected as the new chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) during the 67th Annual General meeting 2015-16? Answer is: Shashidhar Sinha 
102).What is the theme of 10th World Hindi Conference? Answer is: Hindi Jagat Vistar and Sambhavnaye 
103).PM Narendra Modi has approved the _________ Law Commission of India (LCI) for the period of 3 years from 1st September 2015 to August 2018. Answer is: 21st 
104).India and ______ has agreed to maintain peace along the border after the Director General level meeting. Answer is: Pakistan 
105).Who among the following has launched the national web portal for the promotion of a national apprenticeship scheme? Answer is: Smriti Irani
106).Name the Indian Bengali American author who has won the prestigious National Humanities Medal from the hands for US President Barack Obama? Answer is: Jhumpa Lahiri 
107).Name the Indian American Who has been selected as the post master for Sacramento in California? Answer is: Jagdeep Grewal 
108).What is the name of the new species of human relative discovered in South Africa by the Professor Lee Berger from the University of the Witwatersrand? Answer is: Homonaledi 
109).Name the Water Policy Expect who has instrumental in drafting India’s 1st National Water Policy in 1978? Answer is: Ramaswamy R. Iyer 
110).World Hindi Day was observed on__________. Answer is: 10th January 
111).Who has been appointed as new the Managing Director and CEO of Canara Bank? Answer is: Rakesh Sharma 
112).Name the only Indian Origin CEO to placed in the list of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 2015? Answer is: Indra Nooyi 
113).Indian Railways has partnered with which of the following organization to provided free high speed WiFi across 400 Railway Stations? Answer is: Google 
114).Indian Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to add ________ of roads to the National Highways network. Answer is: 50,000 km 
115).World First Aid Day is observed on ________. Answer is: 2nd Saturday of September 
116).Leander Paes and _________ have won the US Open Mixed Doubles Title 2015? Answer is: Martina Hingis 
117).Who has been elected as the head of Britain’s Labour Party? Answer is: Jeremy Corbyn 
118).Name the Russian Astronaut who break the previous record by spending most time total of 879 days in space over his five trips? Answer is: Gennady Padalka 
119).Who is the author of the book- “Feminist and Orientalist Perpectives- A Study of Lady Mary Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters”? Answer is: Dr. Farha Hiba Parvez 
120).Name the Indian Golfer who won the Singha Thailand Amateur Championship Title? Answer is: Aditi Ashok
121).Bilateral Maritime exercise between India and Australia “AUSINDEX15” has begun at the coast of ___________. Answer is: Visakhapatnam 
122).Which is the first state in India to submit Annual Action Plan for the approval by the Urban Development Ministry for the financial year 2015-16 under the AMRUT Scheme? Answer is: Rajasthan 
123).Recently Union Tourism Ministry has extended the e-Tourism Visa Scheme for who many countries? Answer is: 37 countries 
124).Name the Scientist who won the prestigious Silver Medal of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)? Answer is: Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy 
125).Indian Government has planned to provide LED bulbs at Rs. 44 under which of them following Schemes? Answer is: DELP 
126).Who is the winner of the US Open Men’s Single Title? Answer is: Novak Djokovic 
127).Name the Indian who won Bronze Medal in the 74kg Freestyle Category at the World Wrestling Championship? Answer is: Narsingh Pancham Yadav 
128).Balakrishna Wasnik who died recently is a famous _________. Answer is: Congress Leader 
129).Who is the Secretary of Union Tourism Ministry? Answer is: Vinod Zuthsi 
130).Who is the winner of US Open Women’s Singles Titles? Answer is: Flavia Pennetta 
131).Who has been appointed as the New Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)? Answer is: Hormusji N Cama 
132).Mount Aso is located at________? Answer is: Kyushu, Japan 
133).Flavia Pennetta (Italy) has won the 2015 US Open Women’s Single Title by defeating whom in the finals? Answer is: Roberta Vinci 
134).Who has appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Petronet LNG Ltd? Answer is: Prabhat Kumar Singh 
135).Recently which of the following group has entered into the e-Commerce segment of Indian by the online portal called M2ALL? Answer is: Mahindra 
136).Tropical Strom Etau has recently hit which of the following country? Answer is: Japan 
137). 11th Indo-US Economic Summit is hosted at _______. Answer is: New Delhi 
138).Which of the following state has planned to launch a Fibernet Corporation? Answer is: Tamil Nadu 
139).National Hindi Day was observed on _________. Answer is: 14th September 
140).Who is Kalamandalam Sathyabhama? Answer is: Classical Dancer 
141).Reserve Bank of India has signed a MoU with which of the following banks on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information? Answer is: Nepal Rastra Bank 
142).Which of the Indian State has ranks first in the list of the World Bank’s report Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms? Answer is: Gujarat 
143).Who is the New Prime Minister of Australia? Answer is: Malcolm Turnbull 
144).Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recognized which of the following as the Regional Sports Federation (RSF)? Answer is: Indian Kalarippayattu Federation 
145).Which of the following state has launched the New Tourism Policy 2015-16 to enhance the tourism sector of the state? Answer is: Andhra Pradesh 
146).Which bank has launched a new credit card SimplyCLICK for online shopping? Answer is: SBI 
147).Which of the Indian e-Commerce company has launched cashless payments in the educational institutions? Answer is: Paytm 
148).What is the name of the consumer awareness campaign of International Finance Corporation (IFC) which aims to provide safe, affordable and quality solar lights to all? Answer is: Suryoday 
149).55th National Open Athletics Championship is hosted at ________. Answer is: Kolkata 
150).What is the theme of International Day of Democracy? Answer is: Space for Civil Society 
151).Andhra Pradesh has created history by linking which of its two rivers by the Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Scheme? Answer is: Krishna and Godavari 
152).Name the Bollywood actor who has received the Certificate of Recognition from the California Legislature for his dedication to helping the Kashmiri Hindu Community? Answer is: Anupam Kher 
153).Which is the first developing country to have a Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan? Answer is: Bangladesh 
154).Name the first Indian who has been selected as the Mayor of the German City Bonn? Answer is: Ashok-Alexander Sridharan 
155).Name the two Indian Institutions that placed in the list of top 200 ranks of the QS World University Ranking of 2015-16? Answer is: Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. 
156).Union Finance Ministry has imposed Safeguard Duty on certain categories of which products? Answer is: Steel Products 
157).What is the Venue of United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 which was yet to be held on 27th September 2015? Answer is: New York 
158).World Ozone Day is observed on ____________. Answer is: 16th September 
159).Name the Indian American who has been selected for the Champions of Change Award? Answer is: Swetha Prabhakaran 
160).Asian Games 2018 will be hosted at _________. Answer is: Indonesia 
161).India has signed two MoUs with which of the following countries to boost the bilateral cooperation in the field of Tourism and Umbrella Projects? Answer is: Cambodia 
162).Reserve Bank of India has recently granted the in-principle approval for 10 entities to set up Small Finance Banks to provide basic banking service for small farmers and micro industries. Which among the following is NOT one of them? Answer is: J & K Financiers Ltd 
163).The Union Government has allotted Rs. _________ crore for the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission (SPMRM) to develop 300 clusters over the next 3 years? Answer is: Rs. 5000 crore 
164).PM Narendra Modi has approved the creation of 4 posts of Directors for the 4 new National Institutes of Design (NIDs) in different regions. Which of the following is NOT one of those regions? Answer is: Bangalore, Karnataka 
165).South Indian Fertilizers has planned to setup Kissan Kendra’s and Agri Super Markets across which state? Answer is: Kerala 
166). Which of the following state has decided to stop old rotation based reservation system in village Panchayats? Answer is: Uttar Pradesh 
167). Which of the following City has confirmed to host 2022 Asian Game? Answer is: Hangzhou 
168). Which Foundation has been established by Nana Patekar to fund drought relief for farmers? Answer is: Naam Foundation 
169).Name the Indian Shot putter who got qualified for Rio Olympics recently? Answer is: Manpreet Kaur 
170).Name the Cricket player who has been honored with the Icon Award by the IndoCaribbean Alliance? Answer is: Chanderpaul 
171).Which state government has launched the M-Shiksha-Mitra Mobile Application to provide various services and teaching related work to teachers? Answer is: Madhya Pradesh 
172).Who has been appointed as the New Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of GoAir Airlines? Answer is: Krishna Balakrishnan 
173).What is the name of the new Scheme that launched by the Union Government which provides welfare for the people and area affected by the Mining related operations? Answer is: Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana 
174).What is the name of the new committee which was formed to restructure the water agencies in India? Answer is: Mihir Shah Committee 
175).Who is the author of the book- “Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights”? Answer is: Salman Rushdie 
176).Mangal Singh Champia is related to which of the following sports? Answer is: Archery 
177).Which of the following Gram Panchayat of Kerala has became the 1st Panchayat in the state to declare its Own Water Policy in the lines of Kerala’s Water Policy declared in 2008? Answer is: Perumanna Gram Panchayat
178).President Pranab Mukherjee has presented the Best Rural Tourism Project Award to which state? Answer is: Gujarat 
179).PM Narendra Modi has launched the nationwide Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) at the cost of Rs. 45,000 crore at ___________. Answer is: Varanasi 
180).Who is the winner of the 2015 United Nations High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR) Nansen Refugee Award? Answer is: Aqeela Asifi 
181).International Textile and Apparel fair “VASTRA” was yet to be held on 28th and 30th September at _________. Answer is: Jaipur, Rajasthan 

182).Indian Government has increased the import duty _________ by 5%. http://currentaffairshunger.blogspot.in/ Page 35 Answer is: Edible Oil 

183).Recently India has signed two key MoUs with which of the following countries on Air Services and Quick Impact Projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) programme? Answer is: Laos 
184).Veteran Cricket Commentator Bal Pandit has passed away recently at his age of 89. He belongs to which state? Answer is: Maharashtra 
185).Who among the following is also known as Metro Man? Answer is: Elattuvalapil Sreedhran 
186).International Red Panda Day is observed on __________. Answer is: 19th September 
187).Which of the following has recently launched the Panch Kranti Abhiyan? Answer is: Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha 
188).Which of the following city will host the Asian Games 2022? Answer is: Hangzhou 
189).What is the name of the operation that rescued 19,000 missing children from slavery and abuse? Answer is: Operation Smile 
190).Who among the following has established Naam Foundation to fund drought relief for farmers? Answer is: Nana Patekar 
191).Government has organized an exhibition remembering the Indo-Pak war of 1965 “Shauryanjali” which was held at _______. Answer is: Rajpath
192).Which of the following state government has planned to increase the working days from 150 to 200 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in drought affected areas? Answer is: Odisha 
193).The president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Jagmohan Dalmiya has passed away recently. He belongs to which state? Answer is: West Bengal 
194).Name the Indian who has won silver medal in 2015 Korea Open Badminton Tournament? Answer is: Ajay Jayaram 
195).Ladakh Festival is celebrated at which of the following state? Answer is: Jammu and Kashmir 
196) How much fund has been allotted for the National Integrated Power Development Scheme? Answer is: Rs. 45,000 Crore 
197).Name the Indian Cricketer who has received the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India? Answer is: Ajinkya Rahane 
198).Which of the following country has recently adopted new constitution to make the country’s transition to a secular and democratic republic? Answer is: Nepal 
199).Who is the winner of 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One? Answer is: Sebastian Vettel 
200).Who is the current President of Nepal? Answer is: Ram Baran Yadav
201).Which of the following country has launched the newly developed smaller version of carrier rocket Long March-6 which has the capable of carrying 20 micro satellites in to the space? Answer is: China 
202).Who is the winner of Jnangarima Manad Alankaran Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith? Answer is: Shamim Hanfi 
203).The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held at ___________. Answer is: Los Angeles 
204).Who is the author of “Hollywood Wives”? Answer is: Jackie Collins 
205).International Day of Peace was observed on 21st September 2015. What is its theme for the year 2015? Answer is: Partnerships for Peace-Dignity for all 
206).Which of the following city is hosting the National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign? Answer is: New Delhi 
207).Who is the current Prime Minister of Egypt? Answer is: Ibrahim Mahlab 
208).Who is the winner of the annual Beijing International Marathon in Men’s Category which was recently held at Beijing? Answer is: Mariko Kipchumba 
209).Who is the first Black Women to win the award for leading actress in the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2015? Answer is: Viola Davis 
210).Who is Radhika Thilak? Answer is: Malayalam Playback Singer 
211).What will be the India’s GDP growth forecast for the current financial year as per recent Asian Development Bank forecast? Answer is: 7.4% 
212).Who has been appointed as the New Managing Director of Harley Davidson India? Answer is: Vikram Pawah 
213).Which country has declared, Cow as their National Animal? Answer is: Nepal 214).What is the name of the India’s Fast Patrol Vessel which has been commissioned in the naval dockyard in Mumbai? Answer is: ICGS Apoorva 
215).Who is the winner of the 24th Vyaas Samman? Answer is: Kamal Kishore Goenka 
216).Google has joined hands with which of the following organization to launch Android Developer Nanodegree programme? Answer is: Tata Trusts 
217).Which of the following state assembly has passed the Vexation Litigation Prevention Bill, 2015 to prevent the filing of baseless cases and misuse of laws for personal benefits? Answer is: Rajasthan 
218).Who is the partner for Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme? Answer is: NIAC 
219).5th International Pars Wushu Cup was held at _______. Answer is: Tehran 
220).India and _______ have agreed to increase the level of cooperation to fight against the terrorism. Answer is: US 
221).Recently India Government has given nod to amend the MoU with which country on Higher Education Programme? Answer is: Germany 
222).Who is the new President of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India? Answer is: Zany Khan 
223).Name the 9th Standard student who won the Community Impact Award for developing a low-cost bio-absorbent based water purifier? Answer is: Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai 
224).Which of the following state has won the Most Innovative use of Information Technology travel award for 2013-14? Answer is: Kerala 
225).In IPDS, “D” stands for _______. Answer is: Development 
226).The two Indian Women Personalities of India who has received Global Leadership Award of the US India Business Council (USIBC)? Answer is: Shobana Bharatia and Indra Nooyi 
227).Korea Caravan 2015 is related to which of the following state? Answer is: Andhra Pradesh 
228).First Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) will be inaugurated at _______. Answer is: New Delhi 
229).Who is the director of the movie “Court”? Answer is: Chaitanya Tamhane 
230).Who is the present Health and Family Welfare Minister of India? Answer is: J P Nadda 
231).Mukesh Ambani has declared as the India’s Richest Person for the ______ consecutive year in a row in the 2015 Forbes Magazine’s India Rich list? Answer is: 9th 
232).Name the film which has been selected as India’s Official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy or Oscar Awards 2016? Answer is: Court 
233).Who has been elected as the new President of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB? Answer is: Sourav Ganguly 234).Who is Yogi Berra? Answer is: Baseball Player 
235).24th September has been observed as the World Maritime Day. What is the theme of the 2015 World Maritime Day? Answer is: Maritime Education and Training 
236).Name the Commission which has submitted its report of Muzaffarnagar Riots? Answer is: Sahay Commission 
237).Which of the following state has constituted a committee to suggest prospects of permanent settlement of shelter-less nomadic people of the state? Answer is: Haryana 
238).How much fund has been allotted for the implementation of Integrated Air Command & Control System (IACCS) project of the Indian Air Force? Answer is: Rs. 8,000 crore 
239).The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has signed a MoU with the Sport Ministry of which country to stop the supply and manufacture of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDS)? Answer is: China 
240).Which state has decided to increase the pension given to World War Soldiers? Answer is: Haryana 
241).Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)? Answer is: Stuti Narain Kacker 
242).Name the women journalist who won the most Prestigious Science Book Prize in Britain for the first time in 28 years history? Answer is: Gaia Vince 
243).Who has been appointed as the Head of NITI Aayog’s Committee of Chief Ministers on Swachh Bharat Mission? Answer is: Chandrababu Naidu 
244).Which of the following state will receive Special Assistance of Rs.1000 crore from the Central Government for the development projects in the financial year 2015-16? Answer is: Andhra Pradesh 
245).Keshari Nath Tripathi, the present Governor of _______ has got additional charge as the Governor of Tripura. Answer is: West Bengal 
246).Who has been appointed as the Sherpa of the G-20 Summit 2015? Answer is: Arvind Panagariya
247).Which of the following has won the SKOCH Award for Smart Governance? Answer is: EPFO 
248).Who has been appointed as the new President of Bihar Cricket Association (BCA)? Answer is: Abdul Bari Siddiqui
249).As per recent report released by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), what is the male and female literacy rate in rural areas? Answer is: 79.1% and 60.6% respectively 
250).Who is the winner of the Baba Farid Gold Cup Hockey 2015 which was held at Faridkot, Punjab? Answer is: Indian Air Force 
251).Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Volkswagen AG? Answer is: Matthias Muller 
252).Which of the following city is hosting the first conference on the contemporary relevance of the Bhagvad Gita? Answer is: London 
253).Name the Indian Tribal woman in London who has won the UK first caste discrimination case? Answer is: Permila Tirkey 
254).9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas was yet to be hosted at ________. Answer is: Los Angeles
255).Assam Government has sanctioned ______ crore rupees to implement various development schemes? Answer is: 850 
256).Which of the following automobile company has launched its RE60 quadricycle named as “Qute”? Answer is: Bajaj Auto 
257).Who among the following has designed the symbol for None of the Above (NOTA)? Answer is: National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad 
258).Which of the following state has decided to develop the Unarmed Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to assess natural disasters? Answer is: Tamil Nadu 
259).European Union has imposed anti-dumping duty on ______ for six months? Answer is: Indian water and Sewage Pipes 
260).Nuakhai Festival is related to which state? Answer is: Odisha 
261).Who is the winner of the 2015 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix Title? Answer is: Lewis Hamilton 
262).Conference on contemporary relevance of Bhagvad Gita was held at _______.Answer is: UK 
263).Who is the winner of 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship? Answer is: Pankaj Advani 
264).World Tourism Day is Observed on ________. Answer is: 27th September 
265).”Pagdandi Se Shahar Tak” is the autobiography of __________. Answer is: Dr. Syed Ahmed 
266).What is the Theme of the World Tourism Day 2015? Answer is: One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities 
267).Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)? Answer is: S K Sharma 
268).Dr. Syed Ahmad, who has been served as the Governor of ______ has passed away recently. Answer is: Manipur 
269).Who is the winner of the 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize? Answer is: Dr. Jacob Tsimerman 
270).Frank Tyson is related to which of the following sports? Answer is: Cricket 
271).Who is the head of the committee which was formed by Union Government to revisit Civil Services Examination Patterns? Answer is: B S Baswan 
272).Name the Indian Shooter who won Gold Medal in Asian Air Gun Championship which was held at New Delhi? Answer is: Abhinav Bindra 
273).How foreign satellite has been launched along with the ISRO’s ASTROSAT PSLC-C30, which was launched successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta? Answer is: 6 
274).Which country has imposed Vehicle Curbs due the fuel shortage? Answer is: Nepal 
275).Name the two countries which has agreed to restore their respective Ambassadors? Answer is: Guyana and Venezuela 
276).What is the Venue of 2015 Autumn Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe? Answer is: Strasbourg 
277).Name the person who got additional charges as the Governor of Manipur? Answer is: V. Shanmuganathan 
278).Lakhwar Multi-Purpose Project is related to which state? Answer is: Uttarkhand 
279).Maharashtra government has declared ______ as the “Visit Maharashtra Year”? Answer is: 2017
280).Lyngdoh, is the oldest legistator who belogs to ________. Answer is: Meghalaya 
281).MITRA SHAKTI 2015 is the joint Military Exercise between which of the following countries? Answer is: India and Sri Lanka 
282).Name the city which is hosting the first Indo-African ICT Expo? Answer is: Nairobi 
283).Name the Indian Company which has been selected as the member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index? Answer is: Wipro 
284).What is the Theme of the World Heart Day 2015, which was observed on 29th September? Answer is: Creating Heart-Healthy Environments 
285).Which of the following Ministry has launched the AYUSH Facilities to be promoted along with the regular Medicine facilities? Answer is: Ministry of Tourism 
286).What is the name of the Super-Typhoon which hit Taiwan recently? Answer is: Dujuan 
287).World Bank has approved to provide the financial assistance of _______ for the Indian Railways. Answer is: $ 30 billion 
288).India has signed a loan agreement with which of the following banks for $123.51 million to upgrade the Tourism Infrastructure and services in the States of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand? Answer is: Asian Development Bank 
289).How much fund has been allotted for tree plantation along National Highways in the Financial Year 2015-16 under Green Highway Policy? Answer is: Rs. 1000 crores 
290).How is Viren Dangwal? Answer is: Hindi Poet 
291).What is the Theme of the International Translation Day 2015, which was celebrated on 30th September? Answer is: The Changing face of translation and Interpreting 
292).Who has been appointed as the Director General of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IRDA)? Answer is: Jayant Prasad 
293).Union Government has appointed four Brand Ambassadors for the Digital India Programme, who among the following is NOT one of them? Answer is: Sriniv Mistry 
294).Who is the author of the book-“Hungry Bengal”-War-Famine and the end of Empire? Answer is: Janam Mukherjee 
295).Which company has decided to invest $150 million for the Indian Startups? Answer is: Qualcomm 
296).What is the name of the second Guided Missile Destroyer which has been commissioned into the Indian Navy recently? Answer is: INS Kochi 
297).PM Narendra Modi has addressed the World Leader’s Summit which was held at ________. Answer is: New York 
298).Lakhwar Hydro Electricity Project is built on which of the following river? Answer is: Yamuna 
299).Name the Indian Shooter who won Silver Medal in the Asian Air Gun Championship 2015 which was held at New Delhi? Answer is: Gurpreet Singh 
300).Banita Kumar is related to which of the following
sports? Answer is: Wrestling

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