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1.
Which Company has been listed as the third-largest stock on the bourse by market value by Nigerian Stock Exchange?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Airtel Africa has been listed as the third-largest stock on the bourse by market value. On 9 June, Nigerian Stock Exchange reported that the Airtel Africa has a 1.36 trillion naira ($4.4 bn) flotation. Airtel Africa operates across 14 African countries.
2.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) plans to adopt _________ MBDA, an European Arms manufacturers.

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Indian Air Force (IAF) plans to adopt Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM), a new European visual range air to air missile, across its fighter fleet. The adoption is a part of a £250 million IAF contract with MBDA, UK. The contract was signed in July 2014. The ASRAAM-armed Jaguars will be declared operationally ready by the end 2019.
3.
IXPE mission is a part of NASA’s __________.

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The IXPE mission is a part of the US space agency’s Launch Services Program (LSP). The mission aims to uncover the mysteries behind black holes and neutron stars.
4.
When is NASA's Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission expected to launch?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
NASA’s Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission aims to uncover the mysteries behind black holes and neutron stars. The cost estimated for the mission is $50.3 million. The mission plans to launch three space telescopes. These telescopes will be capable of analyzing the polarization of cosmic X-rays. The IXPE mission is expected to be launched from the Kennedy Space Centre in April 2021.
5.
Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission plans to launch _________ telescopes.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
NASA’s Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission aims to uncover the mysteries behind black holes and neutron stars. The cost estimated for the mission is $50.3 million. The mission plans to launch three space telescopes. These telescopes will be capable of analyzing the polarization of cosmic X-rays. The IXPE mission is expected to be launched from the Kennedy Space Centre in April 2021.
6.
What is the cost estimated for the Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
NASA has awarded a contract to SpaceX to launch NASA’s Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission, a groundbreaking astrophysics mission. The mission aims to uncover the mysteries behind black holes and neutron stars. The cost estimated for the mission is $50.3 million.
7.
NASA awarded _________ to SpaceX.

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
NASA has awarded a contract to SpaceX to launch NASA’s Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission, a groundbreaking astrophysics mission. The mission aims to uncover the mysteries behind black holes and neutron stars.
8.
Where is the Amrabad Tiger Reserve located?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Amrabad Tiger Reserve is located in Telangana. After finding the presence of at least 13 tigers and 356 prey species in the Amrabad Tiger Reserve (ATR), the state forest department has estimated that the present prey population can support 32 to 40 tigers in the next few years.
9.
Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has recommended for the survey and exploration of uranium in ________.

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has recommended for the survey and exploration of uranium in Amrabad Tiger Reserve, Telangana.
10.
Which State Cabinet approved for the procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses?

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Delhi Cabinet has approved for the procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. The government approval is a boost to the public transport. The 1,000 air-conditioned low-floor buses that are to be procured by DTC will start rolling out from January 2020 and the entire fleet will be on the roads of the city by May 2020.
11.
When did the World Population reach 5 billion, as the day is observed as World Population Day?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Dr. K.C.Zachariah suggested the day in which population reached Five Billion when he worked as Senior Demographer at World Bank on 11 July 1987. The event was first suggested by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989.
12.
USA stands _______ in world population.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
USA stands 3rd in world population only next to China and India. The population of USA is 3.29 million. Population of China is 1.4 billion and India is 1.3 billion.
13.
When was the World Population Day first observed?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The event was first suggested by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989. Dr. K.C.Zachariah suggested the day in which population reached Five Billion when he worked as Senior Demographer at World Bank on 11 July 1987.
14.
When is the World Population Day is observed?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
World Population Day was observed on July 11. It is observed every year. The day focuses towards the urgency and the significance of issues related to population. The Day has been celebrated for nearly three decades now.
15.
______will impose green tax on plane tickets from 2020

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
France will impose green tax on plane tickets from 2020.French government is to impose a tax of up to €18 on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects.
16.
The _______edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2019 held in New Delhi

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The second edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2019 held in New Delhi.
17.
France will impose green tax on plane tickets from _________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
France will impose green tax on plane tickets from 2020.
18.
_______ launches UDIN to improve corporate governance

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
ICSI launches UDIN to improve corporate governance.Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) rolled out an initiative in the form of a Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN).
19.
_________ Govt announces cow welfare fund, hikes Haj committee grant

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Madhya Pradesh Govt announces cow welfare fund, hikes Haj committee grant.
20.
The second edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2019 held in ________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Second edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2019 held in New Delhi.
21.
India and ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers Meeting held in ________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India and ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers Meeting held in New Delhi.
22.
______ has adequate number of healthcare professionals: Indian Institute of Public Health Survey

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India has adequate number of healthcare professionals: Indian Institute of Public Health Survey
23.
Who is appointed DG of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
MN Rao is appointed DG of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.The central government appointed M Nageswar Rao, Additional Director of CBI as the Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.
24.
Government approved Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana along Indo-Nepal Border areas with financial outlay of __________________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Government approved Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana along Indo-Nepal Border areas with financial outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crores.

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