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1.
Which of the following Video sharing media was fined a penalty of $5.7 million by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)?

A.Instagram
B.Tik Tok
C.Dubsmash
D.Facebook


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
TikTok, the fast-growing, Chinese-owned video sharing network, agreed to pay a penalty of $5.7 million to U.S. authorities to settle charges that it illegally collected personal information from children.
2.
How much did the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) plan to invest on the Kotak Investment Advisors Limited?

A.$25 million
B.$100 million
C.$250 million
D.$500 million


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has committed $500 million to a fund that will be managed by Kotak Investment Advisors Limited. It will target a range of Non-Performing Loan (NPL) opportunities in India.
3.
Which of the following policy has been approved to address the sustainable approach while addressing the issues of those affected by mining?

A.National Mineral Policy 2018
B.National Mining Policy 2018
C.National Mineral Policy 2019
D.National Mining Policy 2019


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved the National Mineral Policy 2019 on 28th February 2019. The policy is aimed at bringing about more effective regulation to the sector as well as a more sustainable approach while addressing the issues of those affected by mining.

4.
Which of the following policy was approved to help the industry grow at CAGR of 40% to reach $70-80 billion by 2025?

A.National Regulation on Software Products Policy 2019
B.National Policy on Software Products 2019
C.Policy on Software Products 2018
D.National Regulation on Software Products 2018


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved the National Policy on Software Products 2019 that aims to help the industry grow at CAGR of 40% to reach $70-80 billion by 2025 while creating employment opportunities for 3.5 million people.
5.
The 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit was held at _______.

A.New Delhi
B.Kolkata
C.Mumbai
D.Hyderabad


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit being held at New Delhi was inaugurated by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister of Information Technology.
6.
Exercise Sampriti is the joint military exercise between India and ________.

A.Myanmar
B.China
C.Nepal
D.Bangladesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
A joint military exercise Sampriti 2019 between India and Bangladesh will be conducted at Tangail in Bangladesh from 2nd March, 2019.

7.
Which country recently offered to help mediate between India and Pakistan to defuse the crisis?

A.Russia
B.United States
C.Canada
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova announced that, Russia is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan to defuse the recent tensions between the two countries.
8.
India and ------- signed an agreement to exchange information on tax and banking matters

A.Brunei
B.Pakistan
C.Indonesia
D.Saudi Arabia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India and Brunei signed an agreement to exchange information on tax and banking matters.
9.
India and ------- intend to increase cooperation on AMR

A.Sweden
B.Thailand
C.Pakistan
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India and Sweden intend to increase cooperation on AMR.

10.
International Digital Health Symposium inaugurated by Anupriya Patel in -------

A.New Delhi
B.Hyderabad
C.Chennai
D.Pune


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Digital Health Symposium inaugurated by Anupriya Patel in New Delhi.
11.
CZPDC Bhopal And WZPDC Indore Honoured With -----------

A.Saubhagya Award
B.Arjuna Award
C.Academy Award
D.Grammy Awards


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
CZPDC Bhopal And WZPDC Indore Honoured With Saubhagya Award.
12.
Which of the following is the first State in the Country to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)?

A.Kerala
B.Gujarat
C.Uttar Pradesh
D.Tamil Nadu


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Tamil Nadu is the first State in the country to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in the government sector. The TAVI was launched at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital (TNGMSSH), Omandurar Estate, in November 2018.
13.
Who became the first Indian player to score 8000 runs in T20?

A.MS Dhoni
B.Virat Kohli
C.Suresh Raina
D.Rohit Sharma


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Suresh Raina has become the first Indian batsman to cross 8000 runs in T20 cricket.
14.
Who Launched SHREYAS Scheme?

A.Shri Suresh Prabhu
B.Shri Varun Karthik
C.Shri Arun Jaitley
D.Shri Prakash Javadekar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar launches SHREYAS Scheme.
15.
Which of the following foreign Bank is set to convert its India operations into a wholly-owned subsidiary from March 1?

A.Doha Bank
B.DBS Bank Ltd.
C.Deutsche Bank
D.Standard Chartered Bank


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Singapore-based DBS is set to convert its India operations into a wholly-owned subsidiary from March 1.
16.
How much did central government reportedly propose a subsidy on around 60,000 electric cars in India?

A.up to Rs 1.5 lakh
B.up to Rs 3.5 lakh
C.up to Rs 3 lakh
D.up to Rs 2.5 lakh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
To promote green fuel in India via a Rs 10,000-crore package, government has reportedly proposed a subsidy of up to ₹2.5 lakh on around 60,000 electric cars in India, whereas hybrid cars may get ₹20,000 over the next three years.
17.
How much did Punjab govt seeks from the Centre to build a dam at Makora Pattan, to stop India’s river water flow into Pakistan?

A.Rs 412 crore
B.Rs 356 crore
C.Rs 527 crore
D.Rs 284 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Punjab government has urged the central government to release Rs 412 crore for the construction of a dam at Makora Pattan on the confluence of Ravi and Ujh rivers in Gurdarpur district by considering it as a national project for stopping India’s river water flow into Pakistan.
18.
Where will be the headquarter of India’s New railway zone, named ‘Southern Coast Railway’ created?

A.Kochi
B.Hyderabad
C.Visakhapatnam
D.Chennai


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that a new railway zone, named South Coast Railway, will be created with headquarters in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.



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