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GK & Current Affairs – January 15, 16, 2016

1. Which bank has launched India’s first start-up focussed bank branch? [A]Punjab National Bank [B]Canara Bank [C]State Bank of India [D]Bank of Baroda Answer: State Bank of India State Bank of India (SBI) has become the first bank in the country to launch a start-up focussed bank branch. The branch ‘SBI InCube’ is launched in ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 14, 2016

1. Who has honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership award? [A]Sachin Tendulkar [B]David Beckham [C]Tiger Woods [D]Sania Mirza Answer: David Beckham The former England football captain, David Beckham has been honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership award at the sixth edition of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Ball in Los Angeles for ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 13, 2016

1. Which of the following panels has been set up to study 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations? [A]N K Mittal panel [B]M Raghuveer panel [C]P K Sinha panel [D]K Kishore panel Answer: P K Sinha panel Recently, the union government has set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 12, 2016

1. In which Indian state, the Nati folk dance is celebrated? [A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Rajasthan [C]Himachal Pradesh [D]Karnataka Answer: Himachal Pradesh The Nati folk dance of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh had made it to the Guinness World Records Book as the largest folk dance in the world. Kullu Dussehra is a centuries-old festival i.e. dedicated ..

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GK & Current Affairs – January 11, 2016

1. Maria Teresa de Filippis, who passed away recently, was related to which sports? [A]Rugby [B]Formula One racing [C]Tennis [D]Basketball Answer: Formula One racing The first female Formula One driver, Maria Teresa de Filippis (89) passed away in Italy. She is the first woman to compete in a world championship Formula One grand prix, but ..

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