According to Annual Status of Education Report, 2016, which state has secured first rank in achieving learning outcomes in basic reading and mathematics across the country?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh
 Which of the following is incorrect about Agni-IV?
[A] It is a home-grown long range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
[B] Agni-IV is two-stage surface-to-surface nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile.
[C] It has been designed and developed indigenously by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
[D] It can carry a one-tonne nuclear warhead over a distance of 4,000 kilometres.
 The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has approved the adoption of 2017 as the————
[A] International Year of Indigenous Languages
[B] International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
[C] International Year of Soils
[D] International Year of Family Farming
 Which of the following is true about “Babur-3”?
 It is Pakistan’s first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM).
 The missile has a range of 450 km.
 Babur-3 is the sea-based variant of Ground Launched Cruise Missile (GLCM).
[A] only 1 is true
[B] only 1 & 2 are true
[C] only 2 & 3 are true
[D] 1, 2 & 3 are correct
 In which state Kambala, an annual traditional Buffalo Race, is held?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
 NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant launched “India Innovation Index”. It will be jointly developed by——————-.
 NITI Aayog
 Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)
 Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
[A] 1 & 2 only
[B] 2 & 3 only
[C] 1 & 3 only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
 How many extra seconds are added by an atomic clock at National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in New Delhi to the Indian Standard Time (IST) at 5:29.59 hours on 1 January 2017 to synchronize with the Earth’s rotational clock?
 India and Kazakhstan signed a Protocol on 06-January-2017 to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) between the two countries which was earlier signed in——————.
 Which of the following is incorrect about India International Exchange [INX]?
[A] The India International Exchange (INX) is India’s first international stock exchange, opened in 2017.
[B] It was inaugurated at the International Financial Service Centre (IFSC) of GIFT (Gujarat International Financial Tech) City Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
[C] It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India (NCE).
[D] It will have 250 trading members including commodity and overseas brokers.
 Who is the chancellor of Nalanda University?
[A] Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
[B] Dr. Narendra Jadhav
[C] Dr. Amartya Sen
[D] Keshari Nath Tripathi