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When was Rapid Action Force raised? 

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Who was appointed as Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation in the year 2017 ?

A) Alok Kumar Verma B) Anil Sinha
C) Rakesh Asthana D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Alok Kumar Verma

Explanation:

Senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma, Delhi Police Commissioner was appointed as new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. He will have tenure of two years. He was selected by a three-member committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice J S Khehar and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. He will take over from interim director Rakesh Asthana, who was handed the reins of the premier investigating agency after former director Anil Sinha retired on December 2, 2016.

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Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of RBI in place of US Paliwal ?

A) Anjali Singh B) Manish Tomar
C) Susheela Singh D) Surekha Marandi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Surekha Marandi

Explanation:

Surekha Marandi has been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). She succeeded U S Paliwal, who retired on December 31, 2016.

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Which is the first country in the world to pay a basic income to randomly picked citizens on a national level, with the aim of dismissing poverty, motivate people to join work force and decrease unemplyment ?  

A) Canada B) USA
C) Finland D) Germany
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Finland

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The International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) will be started from which of the following states?

A) Telangana B) Karnataka
C) Odisha D) Gujarat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gujarat

Explanation:

The 30th International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) will be held in Gujarat from January 8 to 13, 2017. Apart from this, three other international kite festivals will be held in different parts of India viz. Telangana International Kite Festival will be held in Hyderabad on January 14 and 15, the Delhi International Kite Festival from January 16 to 17 and the Belgaum International Kite Festival from January 18 to 22.

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"Good Samaritan Policy" has been launched by which state / union territory government?

A) Delhi B) Karnataka
C) Telangana D) Gujarath
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Delhi

Explanation:

The Delhi government has recently approved 'Good Samaritan Policy' under which monetary incentive of Rs 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people who help road accident victims in the national capital. The scheme is intended to encourage people to take accident victims in emergency situation to hospitals so that someone’s life could be saved.

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