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1.
RBI ________ for injecting liquidity into the system through the purchase of government bonds (G-sec).

A.decreases the repo rate
B.increases the reverse repo rate
C.uses Open Market Operations (OMO)
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India is to infuse Rs.15,000 crore into the financial system through bond purchases on June 13. The move is based on an assessment of prevailing liquidity conditions and also of the durable liquidity needs that are going forward. RBI is to conduct purchase of (six) Government securities under OMOs through multi-security auction using multiple price method.
2.
RBI's buying and selling of government securities to expand or contract the amount of money in the banking system is called _________.

A.Open market operations (OMO)
B.Selected market operations (SMO)
C.Preferred market operations (PMO)
D.Secured market operations (SMO)


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Open market operations (OMO) refer to a central bank's buying and selling of government securities in the open market in order to expand or contract the amount of money in the banking system. Securities' purchases inject money into the banking system and stimulate growth, while sales of securities do the opposite and contract the economy.
3.
In a multiple price-auction, each successful bidder should pay the price stated by ________.

A.the bidder
B.opponent
C.RBI
D.Central government


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
RBI is to conduct purchase of (six) Government securities under OMOs through multi-security auction using multiple price method. In a multiple price-auction, each successful bidder pays the price stated in his bid. In case of 'uniform price' auctions, all successful bidders pay the same price that is cut-off price at which the market clears the issue.

4.
Who sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan?

A.Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
B.Sooronbay Jeenbekov
C.Gennady Yanayev
D.Almazbek Atambayev


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan. He was the interim president and hand-picked successor of Nursultan Nazarbayev. He won the election, which was held on 9 June, with 70.96% of the vote which was contested against six government-approved candidates. Tokayev presidency aims to continue Nazarbayev’s policies aimed at improving the well-being of the people. He succeeded Nursultan Nazarbayev, who announced his resignation in March after 30 years in power.
5.
Who is the first President of Kazakhstan after the collapse of Soviet Union?

A.Nursultan Nazarbayev
B.Sooronbay Jeenbekov
C.Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
D.Almazbek Atambayev


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan. He was the interim president and hand-picked successor of Nursultan Nazarbayev. He won the election, which was held on 9 June, with 70.96% of the vote which was contested against six government-approved candidates. 1st time Kazakhstan gets its new president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
6.
When did the Soviet Union dissolve?

A.December 1991
B.December 1998
C.December 2000
D.December 2002


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on 26 December 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It was a result of the declaration number 142-Н of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.

7.
Mela Kheer Bhawani festival is celebrated in _______.

A.Tripura
B.Odisha
C.Andhra Pradesh
D.Jammu & Kashmir


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mela Kheer Bhawani festival was celebrated in Jammu & Kashmir on Zeasht Ashtami. In 2019, the day fell on June 10. The devotees prayed at the famous Ragnya Devi temple in Ganderbal district, J&K. Zyestha Ashtami is celebrated by Kashmiri Pandits across the country and outside as the day marks commencing of annual pilgrimage.
8.
When was the Kashmiri Pandits forcefully evicted from J&K Valley?

A.1940s
B.1960s
C.1970s
D.1990s


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mela Kheer Bhawani is one of the biggest religious functions of displaced community of Kashmiri Pandits, who were forcefully evicted from Valley in 1990s by militants.
9.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to be rebranded as ________.

A.International Athletics Federations
B.World Athletics Tour
C.Athletics International Forum
D.World Athletics


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) changed it name from IAAF to World Athletics. The members of IAAF council have approved the rebranding at an IAAF Council meeting held in Monaco on 8th June. The process to rebrand IAAF began on January 2018. The new name and logo has been designed to represent the modern and positive face for athletics. Also, it aims to attract the younger audience.

10.
What was the name of the IAAF when it was founded?

A.International Athletic Federation
B.World Amateur Athletic Federation
C.International Amateur Athletic Federation
D.World Amateur Athletic Federation


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
When IAAF was founded in 1912, the name it had was International Amateur Athletic Federation. It was changed to International Association of Athletics Federations in 2001.
11.
What is the 2019 Theme of World Day Against Child Labour?

A.Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!
B.Children around work in fields
C.Child Labour is crime
D.Child Work should not cross beyond the time line


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams! is 2019 Theme of World Day Against Child Labour.
12.
Which Insurance Company launched 'My Protection Quotient' Tool?

A.Max Life Insurance
B.Birla Life Insurance
C.Aviva Life Insurance
D.Life Insurance Corporation of India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Max Life Insurance launched 'My Protection Quotient' Tool.
13.
When World Day Against Child Labour observed ?

A.June 12
B.May 10
C.April 6
D.March 6


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
World Day Against Child Labour observed on June 12.
14.
Where is the headquarters of ICAT?

A.Manesar
B.Chennai
C.Mysore
D.Trivandrum


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Manesar is the headquarters of ICAT.
15.
Which institute released India’s 1st BS – VI Certificate in Two Wheeler Segment ?

A.International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT)
B.Institute for Applied Automotive Research Engineering
C.Automotive Research Association of India
D.National Automotive Testing


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) institute released India’s 1st BS – VI Certificate in Two Wheeler Segment.
16.
Where is the headquarters of Amazon?

A.Seattle, Washington, U.S.
B.Lagos,Africa
C.Mumbai, India
D.Taiwan, China


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Head Quarters of Amazon is Seattle, Washington, U.S.
17.
Which company clinches top spot in the world's most valuable brand ranking?

A.Amazon
B.Flipkart
C.Samsung
D.Apple


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Amazon company clinches top spot in the world's most valuable brand ranking.
18.
Virendra Kumar is _____ speaker of the Lok Sabha

A.17th
B.19th
C.25th
D.23rd


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Virendra Kumar is 17th speaker of the Lok Sabha.
19.
Who is appointed as pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha?

A.Suresh Yadav
B.Vikram Sharma
C.Virendra Kumar
D.Vignesh Raj


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Virendra Kumar is appointed as pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha.
20.
Who is appointed as the Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh?

A.Anantha Venkatarami Reddy
B.Asaduddin Owaisi
C.Anjan Kumar Yadav
D.Mekathoti Sucharitha


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mekathoti Sucharitha is appointed as the Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh.



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