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1.
________ Bajaj Auto Executive Director elected as IMMA Vice-President

A.Rakesh Sharma
B.Suresh rajan
C.Vikram Singh
D.Raj Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Rakesh Sharma Bajaj Auto Executive Director elected as IMMA Vice-President.
2.
The 1st microprocessor which was conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in India under Made in India initiative is _________.

A.Shakthi
B.AJIT
C.AHIR
D.Zilog


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) researchers developed a ‘Made in India’ microprocessor called AJIT which could reduce the country’s dependence on imports. It is the first to be conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in India. The project was funded by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and IIT Bombay.
3.
Which of the following golfer was awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom 2019?

A.Phil Mickelson
B.Rory McIlroy
C.Tiger Woods
D.Jason Day


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
US President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the country's highest civilian honour, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. He was awarded after his fifth Masters title.



4.
Thalassemias is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormal ________ production.

A.thyroid
B.white blood cells
C.insulin
D.hemoglobin


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Thalassemias are inherited blood disorders characterized by abnormal hemoglobin production. Since it is an inheritable disease so cannot be prevented completely however, it can be lessened through the prenatal tests which helps in the early detection and cure before the childbirth. There are two main types: Alpha thalassemia and Beta thalassemia.
5.
When is the World Thalassemia Day 2019 observed?

A.5th May
B.8th May
C.12th May
D.16th May


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
8th May is observed as 'World Thalassaemia Day' globally every year. The theme for 2019 was "Universal access to quality thalassaemia healthcare services: Building bridges with and for patient". The day is observed to raise awareness about thalassaemia, its prevention, and measures to avoid its transmission among people throughout the world.
6.
Indian scientist, recently, carried out genetic study on people of ________ island's natives for the first time.

A.Maldives
B.Andaman
C.Nicobar
D.Lakshadweep


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
For the very first-time scientists carried out a genetic study on people of Lakshadweep Islands. It was conducted by a team of researchers at CSIR's (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). They studied major islands of Kadmat, Andorth, Chetlat, Agatti, Kalpeni, Bitra, Kiltan, and Minicoy of Lakshadweep.



7.
Which of the following is an Indian Pit Viper species?

A.Moccasins Viper
B.Hump-nosed viper
C.Russell's Viper
D.Gaboon Viper


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Hump-nosed viper is an Indian Pit Viper species.
8.
Which of the following brown pit viper was recently found in India?

A.Russell's Viper
B.Hump-nosed viper
C.Arunachal pit viper
D.Moccasins


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A team of herpetologists have described a new species of reddish-brown pit viper, a venomous snake with a unique heat-sensing system, from a forest in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. India now has a fifth brown pit viper but with a reddish tinge.
9.
Who among the following is the US Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee?

A.Arnold Palmer
B.Jack Nicklaus
C.Charlie Sifforg
D.All the above


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The prestigious award, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, was areceived by other golfers Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Charlie Sifford.

10.
Who initiated the US Presidential Medal of Freedom award?

A.U.S. President Trump
B.U.S. President Lincoln
C.U.S. President Truman
D.U.S. President Kennedy


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Presidential Medal of Freedom was first established by President Truman to honour extraordinary civilian accomplishments related to World War II. Later, in 1963 the medal was re-established by President Kennedy by executive order. It is awarded by U.S. President to any person, living or dead (i.e. posthumously).
11.
Which company merged with Hughes India broadband satellite business?

A.Bharti Airtel
B.Vodafone
C.Idea
D.Tata Indicom


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Bharti Airtel merged with Hughes India broadband satellite business
12.
Who is re-elected to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) ?

A.Jagjit Pavadia
B.Suresh kumar
C.Vinoth Raja
D.Ramesh Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Jagjit Pavadia is re-elected to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).
13.
India, _____ ISE Foods inked MoU to improve poultry farms

A.Japan
B.Pakistan
C.Indonesia
D.Iraq


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India and Japan ISE Foods inked MoU to improve poultry farms.
14.
Who is appointed as Head of Marketing for India and South Asia for Visa?

A.Shri Suresh rajan
B.Shri Naresh Kumar
C.Shri Vivek Raman
D.Shri Sujatha V Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Shri Sujatha V Kumar is appointed as Head of Marketing for India and South Asia for Visa.
15.
Commerce ministry, Indian High Commissions and ______ African nation-embassies organised interaction to improve India-Africa trade ties India, Japans ISE Foods inked MoU to improve poultry farms

A.11
B.14
C.15
D.16


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Commerce ministry, Indian High Commissions and 11 African nation-embassies organised interaction to improve India-Africa trade ties India, Japans ISE Foods inked MoU to improve poultry farms.
16.
Which insurance company observed the 6th day of each month as ‘Protection Day’ to raise awareness on financial protection?

A.Aviva Life Insurance Company
B.Max Life Insurance Company
C.Birla Life Insurance Company
D.HDFC Life Insurance Company


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Max Life Insurance Company observed the 6th day of each month as ‘Protection Day’ to raise awareness on financial protection.
17.
Which ministry held ‘chintan baithak’ session for stakeholders in renewable energy industry?

A.Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE)
B.Ministry of Finance
C.Ministry of External Affairs
D.Ministry of Internal Affairs


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) ministry held ‘chintan baithak’ session for stakeholders in renewable energy industry.


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