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1. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) become first Indian Oil Marketing Company (OMC) to enter lubricant market in __________ ?

Myanmar
Indonesia
Thailand
Sri Lanka
None of These


2. 2017 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index by Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) -

  1. India has ranked 28th out of 30 countries. India’s overall index value in 2017 is 44.9, which marks an improvement over index value of 43.4 in 2016.
  2. ____________ has retained the top spot in this index for sixth consecutive year.
Sweden
Norway
Denmark
Netherlands
None of These


3. 2017 World Solar Challenge (solar car race) began from Darwin (_____________). In this race, 42 solar cars will cover a distance of 3,000 kms from Darwin to Adelaide ?

Sweden
Norway
Russia
Australia
None of These


4. ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)) became first institutional investor in India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)’s Master Fund and a shareholder in NIIF’s investment management Company. ADIA invested approx ________ USD in NIIF ?

10 Billion
5 Billion
4 Billion
2 Billion
1 Billion


5. African country ______________ became first nation to withdraw from International Criminal Court (Hague, Netherlands) that has authority to prosecute individuals for international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.

Gambia
South Africa
Burundi
Zimbabwe
None of These


6. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) launched promotion of north eastern products in Bangladesh and _____________. ?

Myanmar
Nepal
Bhutan
Sri Lanka
None of These


7. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and ___________ launched open-source and deep learning interface Gluon that will help developers to deploy machine learning models across several platforms. It will give developers a place to prototype, build, train and deploy machine learning models. ?

Google
Microsoft
Facebook
IBM
None of These


8. American tech Firm Cisco Systems acquired American communication software and service provider BroadSoft for ____________ ?

$1.9 billion
$2.9 billion
$3.9 billion
$4.9 billion
None of These


9. As per Authentic Brands Study by Cohn & Wolfe -

  1. Indian consumers regard ___________ as most authentic brand, followed by Microsoft, Amazon, Maruti Suzuki and Apple.
  2. Amazon tops list globally, followed by Apple.
Google
TCS
Facebook
HCL
None of These


10. As per Credit Suisse Research Institute's (CSRI) report CS Family 1000 -

  1. India has ___________ publicly-listed family owned businesses, 3rd highest in world. With average market capitalization of USD 6.5 billion, India ranks 5th in Asia Pacific and 22nd globally, in terms of average m-cap.
  2. Top 5 countries in terms of number of family-owned companies - China, USA, India, France AND Hong Kong.
208
308
508
108
None of These


11. As per Data by Twiplomacy (Burson Marsteller research project that tracks use of Twitter by governments and international organizations) -

  1. _________Prez Donald Trump is most followed leader on Twitter, followed by Pope Francis and Indian PM Narendra Modi.
Russia
Germany
Spain
USA
None of These


12. As per Report by Tourism Australia, ___________ is leading Indian tourist source market for Australia with over 59,000 tourists having visited Australia in year ended June 2017, folowed by Delhi and Karnataka.

Goa
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Rajasthan
None of These


13. As per Thomson Reuters Foundation - Delhi ranked fourth in terms of women safety, among 19 assessed megacities of over 1 crore population. _______________’s capital Tokyo emerged as safest city in terms of risk of sexual harassment ?

Myanmar
Philippines
Vietnam
China
Japan


14. _______________ Government announced that it will establish a national space agency as a part of long term plan to develop domestic space industry. It will be called ARSE (____________ Research & Space Exploration).

Australian
Russian
Cuban
Portugese
None of These


15. _____________’s last car factory was shut down as USA carmaker GM Holden Ltd closed its plant in South Australia. It marks end of car manufacturing industry in Nation ?

Spain
Russia
Norway
Australia
None of These


16.__________ ’s law banning face veils such as burkhas or niqabs came into effect, to promote cohabitation between majority population and people from third countries living there ?

Norway
Russia
Austria
Sweden
None of These


17. BRICS - themed subway train with carriages representing five member nations started test operations in ___________’s Xiamen city.

  1. Indian carriage depicts elephants and yoga.
  2. Chinese carriage is red and displays icons such as the Great Wall and Tian’anmen Square.
  3. Brazilian carriage is green and decorated with images of footballs and football stars.
  4. Russian carriage shows country’s ballet and matryoshka dolls.
  5. South African carriage displays pictures of diamonds.
  6. Sixth carriage combines cultural elements from all the five BRICS countries .
Brazil
China
Russia
South Africa
None of These


18. Bangkok Bank (___________) selected India based iGTB (Intellect Global Transaction Banking - a specialist firm of Intellect Design Arena Ltd) as tech partner to implement a cash management platform and corporate portal ?

Indonesia
Thailand
Sri Lanka
Malaysia
None of These


19. Bangladesh and ________ Armies held Joint Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE) in Dhaka ?

Russia
Japan
China
USA
None of These


20. __________ acquired Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices Maharastra Ltd (TTML) with over 4 crore TTSL customers joining It ?

Bharti Airtel
Vodafone
BSNL
IDEA
None of These


21. Bharti Airtel received _____________’s National Communications Authority’s approval for merger between Bharti Airtel and Millicom (Tigo). Merger will result in 2nd largest mobile network operations in African Nation?

Ghana
Sudan
Somalia
Cuba
None of These


22. Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2017 -

  1. India ranked _________ most valuable nation brand while USA retained its top position and China took second spot.
  2. In terms of valuation, India’s National Brand Value in 2017 is $2.04 trillion, down by 1% from last year’s $2.06 trillion. However, India’s brand rating has improved from ‘AA-‘ to ‘AA’.
12th
8th
18th
15th
None of These


23. Cabinet Approvals -

  1. MOU with ______________ for technical co-operation in Rail sector.
  2. Approval of Extradition Treaty wirth Lithuania, to provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists, economic offenders and other criminals from and to Lithuania.
  3. MoU for upgradation of Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin (Myanmar).
  4. Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan on Technical Intern Training Program (TITP). Under this, India will send 3-lakh youth to Japan for on-job training for 3-5 years.
  5. MOC with Japan on establishing a Liquid, Flexible and Global LNG Market.
  6. MoU between Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Financial Services Commission (Gibraltar) for mutual co-operation and technical assistance.
  7. MOU between Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Capital Markets Authority (Kuwait).
  8. MoU with Morocco on cooperation in water resources.
  9. Government approed updating status of International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) from Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO). It will bring IALA at par with International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) and will enable more safe, economic and efficient movement of vessels.
  10. Extradition Treaty with Lithuania to provide legal framework for seeking extradition of economic offenders, terrorists and other criminals from and to Lithuania.
France
Spain
Russia
Switzerland
None of These


24. __________ has been chosen as partner country for 23rd Technology Summit to be held in November 2017 in New Delhi, organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) ?

France
Spain
Russia
Germany
Canada


25. Central American country ________ signed Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving USA and Syria as only 2 countries left to sign this global climate pact ?

Chad
Argentina
Nicaragua
Chile
None of These


26. China launched remote sensing VRSS-2 satellite for _____________ by Long March-2D carrier rocket. This is 3rd satellite of ____________ launched by China after Venesat -1 (2008) and VRSS – 1 (2012) ?

Venezuela
Vanuatu
Uruguay
Vietnam
None of These


27. China opened a 409-km new expressway linking Tibet’s provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to ______________ border. It has been built at a cost of nearly $5.8 billion ?

Nagaland
Arunachal Pradesh
Mizoram
Assam
None of These


28. _________'s Shanghai will have first Tesla Electric Car factory outside USA. Tesla is headed by Noted Entrepreneur Elon Musk ?

Japan
Vietnam
China
Myanmar
None of These


29.___________ ’s Zhejiang Electric Power Company will construct world’s tallest power supply pylon in east Zhejiang Province, with 380-metre height. It will get past Dabaoshan pylon (370 m) ?

Myanmar
Vietnam
Japan
Laos
China


30. East African country _____________banned import of fruits and vegetables to preserve scarce foreign currencies.?

Ethiopia
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Uruguay
None of These


31. Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2017 -

  1. Japanese capital Tokyo topped the list of 60 cities. Singapore and ___________ city Osaka ranked second and third.
  2. Indian cities Delhi and Mumbai have been ranked 43rd and 45th respectively.
Cambodian
Vietnamese
Chinese
Japanese
None of These


32. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will lead a ministerial delegation to the ASEAN-India ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas’ (PBD) to be held in 2018, in ________________. PBD 2018 will also mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India partnership ?

USA
Singapore
Spain
Russia
None of These


33. ____________ countries elected to UN Human Rights Council by UN General Assembly Including Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan. They will serve a three-year term from January 1, 2018 ?

15
18
22
5
None of These


34. Fifty Indian peacekeepers stationed in______________awarded with UN Medal for their professionalism and service in protecting civilians and building durable peace in conflict-ridden South Sudan ?

South Africa
Yemen
Haiti
Vietnam
South Sudan


35. First Meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering Committee (JSC) held in __________ ?

Jaipur
New Delhi
Guwahati
Ahmedabad
None of These


36. First USA crude oil cargo of 1.6 million barrels bought by Indian Oil Corporation reached Paradip Port (___________). Indian Oil became placed order of 3.9 million barrel from USA ?

Odisha
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
West Bengal
None of These


37. First ever Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - India Music Festival held at Purana Quila in ___________, to celebrate 25 year anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations ?

Ahmedabad
Jaipur
Kolkata
Guwahati
New Delhi


38. First metro train of Pakistan arrived from _______________ as a gift. It has been called Orange Line Metro Train serviceand will begin operations in December 2017. Also, Pakistan and Iran signed MoU to improve border security ?

China
Iran
USA
Russia
None of These


39. ______________’s lower house of parliament approved new Anti-Terror Law. Now several controversial measures under state of emergency that has been in act for nearly two years have been made permanent ?

UK
France
Germany
Russia
None of These


40. ___________ Based It Firm itelligence acquired Hyderabad-based SAP services provider named vCentric Technologies. ?

Spain
Lithunia
Latvia
Russia
Germany


41. ___________ will assist Indian Railways to make country’s existing rail corridors semi high speed (max speed of 200 km per hour) on existing 643 km Chennai-Kazipet corridor of Indian Railways ?

Russia
Germany
Spain
France
None of These


42. Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2017 report released by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) -

  1. India ranked _________ position among 119 countries, slipping 3 positions as compared to 97th rank in 2016 GHI.
  2. Neighbours - Nepal (72), Bangladesh (88), Sri Lanka (84) and China (29), Pakistan (106).
  3. BRICS - Brazil (18), Russia (22),  China (29), South Africa (55)
  4. Top 5 - Belarus (1), Bosnia & Herzegovina (2), Chile (3), Croatia (4), Cuba (4)
  5. Bottom 5 - Zambia (115), Madagascar (116), Sierra Leone (117), Chad (118), Central African Republic (119)
120th
100th
80th
90th
None of These


43. Global TB Report 2017, released by World Health Organisation (WHO) -

  1. _____________ tops list of seven nations, accounting for 64 % of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016. It is followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa.
  2. Estimated 1.7 million people died from TB in 2016.
India
Afghanistan
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
None of These


44. Gulf Nation __________ announced that it will introduce a minimum wage for workers, amid increasing global scrutiny over its alleged ill-treatment of migrant labourers ?

UAE
Iran
Kuwait
Iraq
Qatar


45. Hurricane Nate has hit Louisiana (___________) with maximum wind speed of 137 kilometres per hour. ?

UK
USA
Spain
Vietnam
None of These


46. India Stated to UN General Assembly that there is no possibility of India joining NPT (_________) as non-nuclear weapon state.

  1. As per NPT, those countries that have built and tested a nuclear explosive device before January 1, 1967 are nuclear-weapon states. Note that Pokhran I (Codenamed Smiling Buddha) was India's first successful nuclear test that was held on 18 May, 1974.
  2. India advocates maintaining a credible minimum deterrence based on a No-First Use policy. India also committed to not using nuclear weapons against non-nuclear weapon states.
Non-Proliferation Treaty
Non-Provocation Treaty
Non-Proprietary Treaty
Native-Proliferation Treaty
None of These


47. India will be guest of honour during 6th World Government Summit to be held in February 2018 in ______________. The summit is first global forum for governments, countries, organizations and private sector leaders interested in industry of the future ?

Beijing
Tokyo
Delhi
New York
Dubai


48. India's exposure to US government securities increased sharply to $135.7 billion, with China at top with $1.166 trillion, followed by Japan with exposure worth $1.113 trillion. India is ________ largest holder of US government securities ?

12th
15th
17th
19th
None of These


49. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind visited African Nations Dijibouti and ___________ as his first Foreign Visit. ?

Sudan
Ethiopia
Nigeria
Niger
None of These


50. Indian software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) signed a pact with National University in ________________to launch a comprehensive training programme aimed at enhancing the skills of university graduates for the job market.?

Sri Lanka
Vietnam
Myanmar
Singapore
Philippines


51. Global IT Firm ______________ launched Blockchain Tech Based first international payments network of its kind to Help financial institutions in cross-border payments ?

IBM
Microsoft
TCS
Google
None of These


52. International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended its _______________ arm and Honorary Membership of head of Nation’s Olympic committee Carlos Nuzman, amid proven corruption allegations ?

American
Russian
Brazilian
German
None of These


53. Iran’s key strategic port of Chabahar became operational with First shipment of wheat from India to __________________, from Kandla port in Gujarat.

  1. Its a major push for India’s outreach as it completely bypasses Pakistan, under 2016 trilateral pact.
  2. Chabahar port is strategically located in Sistan-Balochistan province on energy-rich Iran’s southern coast and can be easily accessed from India’s western coast.
Iran
UAE
Kuwait
Afghanistan
None of These


54. _____________ Aerospace Exploration Agency successfully launched Michibiki-4 satellite (QZSS-4) as 4th satellite in Michibiki series i.e. Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), which is a satellite-based high-precision global positioning system similar to US operated GPS. ?

China
Vietnam
South Korea
Philippines
Japan


55._____________’s parliament approved country’s first budget in 12 years, ro reform fragile economy and prevent rising debt.

  1. Political crisis gripped Nation since assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri in 2005, thereby preventing successive government from passing the budget.
Iraq
Iran
Lebanon
Libya
None of These


56. Middle Eastern Mainstream airline Qatar Airways acquired 49 % stake in ________ Airline AQA Holdings. ?

Italian
Russian
German
Spanish
None of These


57. Myanmar will launch its own satellite system _____________ in June in 2019, with 6 C-band and 6 Ku-band transponders.

MyanmarSat-1
MyanmarSat-2
MyanmarSat-3
MyanmarSat-4
None of These


58. National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) signed MoU with _____________'s Fortum Oyj for developing electric vehicle charging infrastructure in upcoming development projects in India ?

Finland
Spain
Russia
Poland
None of These


59. ___________ and India will conduct joint head tigers count in protected areas along border in November 2017, using a similar camera tapping method ?

Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
None of These


60. ONGC Videsh Ltd (overseas arm of ONGC) acquired 30 % interest in _______________ Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) 37, from UK’s Tullow Oil ?

Brazilian
Chilian
Nigerian
Namibian
None of These


61. Gulf Nation _______________ revised tourist visa for people from India, China and Russia in order to attract more tourists from these countries. It granted non-sponsored tourist visafor the citizens of India, China and Russia ?

Qatar
Kuwait
UAE
Oman
None of These


62. Palestinian political parties Hamas and Fatah signed reconciliation deal to end a decade-long rift, brokered by ____________. This was signed to implement a unity agreement that was signed in 2011 but was not put to action ?

Israel
Egypt
UAE
Kuwait
None of These


63. Passport Index developed by advisory firm Arton Capital -

  1. Singapore’s passport become most powerful in world with Visa-Free Score of 159.
  2. India secured _________ rank in index with Visa-Free Score of 51.
  3. Afghanistan stayed at bottom position (94th) while Pakistan sexcond worst (93rd).
25th
15th
70th
50th
75th


64. _________ Government authorized medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis (marijuana) in country, becoming sixth Latin American country to legalise cannabis ?

Peru
Venezuela
Argentina
Brazil
None of These


65. __________ will quit a precautionary Flexible Credit Line (FCL) from International Monetary Fund (IMF) worth $9.2 billion, after Its economy gaining strength recently ?

Finland
Spain
Russia
Poland
None of These


66. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2018 -

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) emerged as top-ranked Indian institute in List with rank 34th. Note that IIT Bombay was ranked 179th in QS World University Rankings. Other top 4 Indian Institutes in List are IIT Delhi (41st rank), IIT Madras (48th rank), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore (51st rank).
  2. ________________’s Nanyang Technology University has topped QS Asia University Rankings 2018.
China
Japan
Singapore
Vietnam
None of These


67. Report by analyst firm Canalys -

  1. India overtook _____________ to become world’s second-largest smartphone market, trailing only China.
  2. In the second quarter of 2017, India’s smartphone market recovered quickly with shipments growing 23% year-on-year in third quarter to reach over 40 million units.
UK
USA
Russia
Denmark
None of These


68. Report by professional Network LinkedIn -

  1. India is second largest market for global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce industry, with _________ contribution.
3.7 %
13.7 %
10.7 %
23.7 %
None of These


69. _____________ used its veto power to block a UN Security Council resolution to extend work of International inspectors to determine who was behind deadly chemical weapons attacks in Syria that took place on 4 April 2017 in Syria ?

France
USA
China
Russia
None of These


70. SAP launched Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region’s first SAP Leonardo Center in ___________________ (India) and fourth SAP Leonardo Center globally. Its a go-to place for SAP’s ecosystem for digital inspiration and co-innovation ?

Bengaluru
Delhi
Mumbai
Kolkata
None of These


71. SS Athenia, first British ship to be sunk during Second World War has been found in Ireland.SS Athenia was sunk by German submarine during World War II in 1939.

  1. Also, Britain-based shipwreck hunter found maritime astrolabe, a navigation tool that guided _________________ explorers on perilous voyage to India in 16th century. It has been confirmed as world’s oldest astrolabe.
Portuguese
Spanish
French
British
None of These


72. _______________ became first country to give citizenship to a robot, after it named a robot Sophia as its Citizen during a business event named Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. It also recently allowed women to attend sports events in stadiums starting from 2018 ?

Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Qatar
Lebanon
None of These


73. Saudi Arabian Oil Firm Saudi Aramcos (Known as AramcoOpened Its India Office named ARAMCO ASIA INDIA in Gurugram (_______________).

  1. In 2016 Saudi Aramco established its formal business in India through its subsidiary ARAMCO Asia India (AAI). It will focus on crude oil and LPG marketing, engineering & technical services, and other business development activities ?
Punjab
Rajasthan
Gujarat
Haryana
None of These


74. Scientists developed new military watch for _____________________ army kit, which is capable of resisting high impact and can even survive a nuclear explosion. ?

British
American
German
French
Russian


75. ____________ Colony Catalonia declared independence, following a parliamentary referendum. After this declaration, ____________ government dismissed Catalan President, allowing spain to directly administer the region ?

Russian
British
Spanish
Danish
None of These


76. __________________ signed MoU with India to build 1,200 houses in strategically located southern port city of Hambantota. 600 will be constructed in Southern Province while remaining will be built with one model village in each of country’s 25 districts.

  1. Hambantota port is located right in middle of vital energy supply lines in Indian Ocean, connecting Middle East and East Asia. Hambantota gained significance recently after Sri Lanka decided to build deep-sea port and airport with huge Chinese loans.
  2. India also provided equipment and vehicles worth USD 585,000 to University of Jaffna.
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Nepal
Bhutan
None of These


77._____________ Coast Guard commissioned its first Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SURAKSHA gifted by India ?

Bangladeshi
Nepali
Sri Lankan
Burmese
None of These


78. Travel guide company Lonely Planet ranked ____________ as Most worth visiting country in 2018, followed by South Korea and Portugal. Seville of Spain was ranked as number one city in most visit worthy cities. ?

Brazil
Argentina
Russia
Chile
None of These


79. ___________ opened its largest military base in Africa, in Mogadishu (capital of Somalia) to train Somali Soldiers ?

USA
Russia
China
Germany
Turkey


80. ________________ begun collecting new sin taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks, with tobacco and energy drinks taxed at 100 % and soft drinks at 50 %.

  1. All six members of Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed to begin collecting so-called VAT taxes. GCC includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
Kuwait
Oman
UAE
Baharain
None of These


81. UN announced end of 13 year old military peacekeeping mission in ______________, that helped maintain order through 13 years of political turmoil and disaster ?

Haiti
Yemen
Afghanistan
South Sudan
None of These


82. ___________ and Israel withdrew from UNESCO, accusing UNESCO of “anti-Israel bias”. ?

Russia
USA
India
Germany
None of These


83. _____________ approved sale of THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion (Rs. 98,000 crore). It includes 44 THAAD launchers and 360 missiles along with fire control stations and radars. ?

USA
Russia
UK
ISRAEL
None of These


84. ________ initiated placing antidumping duty investigations against import of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India and China. ?

USA
Japan
Russia
Spain
None of These


85. _________________ lifted economic and trade sanctions against Sudan that were put in 1997, in response to Sudanese Govt’s efforts to end hostilities in conflict areas, improve humanitarian access and maintain cooperation in regional conflicts to tackle terrorism. ?

Japan
China
Russia
USA
None of These


86. ____________ (South Pacific island nation) became first nation to accept bitcoin in exchange for citizenship. Citizenship program costs $200,000 USD, meaning that at current prices the residency program costs less than 42 bitcoins. ?

Samoa
Nauru
Fiji
Vanuatu
None of These


87. World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business index’ 2017 (190 Nations) -

  1. India - India Improved 30 positions to rank __________ amongst 190 countries, Rankng India among top 10 improvers in 2017.
  2. Top 5 - New Zealand (1), Singapore (2), Denmark (3), South Korea (4), Hong Kong (5)
  3. Bottom 5 - Somalia (190th), Eritrea (189th), Venezuela (188th), South Sudan (187th), Yemen (186th)
  4. Neighbours - Bangladesh (177), Nepal (105), Pakistan (147), Sri Lanka (111)
  5. BRICS - Brazil (125), Russia (35), China (78), South Africa (82)
120th
100th
90th
50th
None of These


88. World Payments Report 2017 by Capgemini and BNP Paribas -

  1. China is ahead of India in digital payments space with 38 Billion Transactions in 2015, as compared to 4.5 Billion Digital Transactions in India in 2015. India had 25 billion non-cash transactions for 2017-18..
  2. China will have growth of 36 % in digital transactions during 2016-20 while India will grow at average ______________ during the period.
  3. Globally, Debit cards account for 46 percent of non-cash transactions followed by credit cards with 19.5 percent in 2015.
6.2 %
20.2 %
36.2 %
16.2 %
26.2 %


89. World skills competition 2017 held in Abu Dhabi (_____________________) -

  1. Indian team consisting of 28 competitors won 2 medals and 9 Medallions of Excellence in key skills. Mohit Dudeja won a silver for Patisserie and Confectionery and Kiran won a bronze for Prototype Modelling.
UAE
Kuwait
Qatar
Russia
None of These


90. World’s deepest lake - Lake Baikal (________________) is reportedly undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history.

  1. It Holds 23 % of world’s unfrozen fresh water. It is as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and includes over 3,600 plant and animal species.
  2. Since past few years, it has been crippled by a series of damaging phenomena such as disappearance of the omul fish, rapid growth of putrid algae and death of endemic species of sponges across its vast 3.2 million-hectare area.
UK
USA
Spain
Russia
None of These




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