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GK & Current Affairs – September 16, 2016

1. Which Indian-American author has been selected for 2015 National Humanities Medal? [A]Abraham Verghese [B]James Gross [C]Priyanka Chernow [D]Milan Wilkerson Answer: Abraham VergheseNotes: Abraham Verghese, Indian-American physician-author, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal. The award will be conferred to him at a ceremony in Washington by President Barack Obama on September ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 15, 2016

1. Which team has won the 2016 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament? [A]India Black [B]India Blue [C]India Green [D]India Red Answer: India BlueNotes: India Blue has won the 55th season of Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament-2016 by defeating India Red in the final by 355 runs in Greater Noida. It was the first day/night tournament played with ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 14, 2016

1. The world’s longest bullet train network has been established in which country? [A]China [B]Japan [C]United States [D]Germany Answer: ChinaNotes: The world’s longest bullet train (or High-Speed Rail (HSR)) network with over 20,000 km of track has established in China. The network is part of the network of passenger-dedicated lines (PDLs) in service. The HSR ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 13, 2016

1. Which committee has recently submitted its report to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty? [A]HR Khan committee [B]Arvind Panagariya committee [C]Bibek Debroy committee [D]Vivek Debroy committee Answer: Arvind Panagariya committeeNotes: The Arvind Panagariya committee, which was formed to define poverty and prepare a road map to alleviate it, has recently submitted its ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 11, 12, 2016

1. Who has won the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles tennis tournament? [A]Serena Williams [B]Venus Williams [C]Angelique Kerber [D]Karolina Pliskova Answer: Angelique KerberNotes: Angelique Kerber, a German professional tennis player, has won the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles tennis tournament by defeating Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in the final by 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. With ..

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