(1) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Island Development Agency (IDA) in New Delhi. IDA was set up on?

(A) July 1, 2017

(B) June 1, 2017

(C) May 1, 2017

(D) April 1, 2017

(2) Which bank has recently launched a Multi-currency Forex Card for overseas travellers?

(A) Standard Chartered Bank

(B) HSBC Bank

(C) Corporation Bank

(D) State Bank of India

(3) Who among the following has been appointed to the board of directors of Alphabet (Google’s Parent Company)?

(A) John Verghese

(B) Diana Freitas

(C) Deepak Shah

(D) Sundar Pichai

(4) Which company has acquired corporate travel services provider Air Travel Bureau (ATB) in an estimated cash-and debt deal of $22.5-27.5 million?

(A) Flamingo Travel

(B) Yatra Online

(C) Thomas Cook


(5) Scientists have produced human antibodies in the laboratory for the first time. Antibodies are produced by the body’s ____ cells to fight off infections by bacteria, viruses, and other invasive pathogens.

(A) A Cells

(B) B Cells

(C) C Cells

(D) D Cells

(6) Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure) announced the launch of its first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) named:

(A) ‘Smruti’ and ‘Shruti’

(B) ‘Shachi’ and ‘Smruti’

(C) ‘Shivam’ and ‘Shruti’

(D) ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’

(7) The 2nd BRICS Youth forum is opened in which city?

(A) Beijing

(B) Guwahati

(C) Moscow

(D) Brasilia

(8) Which state high court makes Vande Mataram mandatory in schools, private & govt offices?

(A) Bombay High Court

(B) Delhi High Court

(C) Madras High Court

(D) Gujarat High Court

(9) Which Bollywood actress’s wax figure will be styled at Delhi’s Madame Tussauds?

(A) Aliya Bhatt

(B) Kareena Kapoor

(C) Madhuri Dixit

(D) Madhubala

(10) Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on which date?

(A) 26 July

(B) 26 June

(C) 25 June

(D) 25 July


(1) B   (2) A   (3) D   (4) B   (5) B   (6) D   (7) A   (8) C   (9) D   (10) A