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Questions:

1.
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology at __________.

A.Pune, Maharashtra
B.Gurugram, Haryana
C.New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
D.Noida,Uttar Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
2.
What is the focus of the 4th session of UN Environment Assembly 2019?

A.Phasing out of single-use plastics by 2030
B.Protection of globe from domestice violence
C.Preventive measures for Global warming by 2025
D.Securing a Long-term Future for Coral Reefs


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The UN wants individual countries to sign up to significantly reduce plastic production, including a phasing out of single-use plastics by 2030.
3.
Where was the 50th Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) celebrated?

A.New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
B.Dehradun, Uttarakhand
C.Kolkata, West Bengal
D.Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 50th Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
4.
Where is the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly held?

A.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B.Vienna, Austria
C.Stockholm, Sweden
D.Nairobi, Kenya


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly has gathered in Nairobi, Kenya from 11 - 15 March 2019.
5.
Which of the following policy was amended by the Centre so that the State govt. can put the Enemy Properties to Public use?

A.Enemy Property Usage Policy, 2018
B.Enemy Property Succession, 2018
C.Enemy Property Succession, 2019
D.Enemy Property Order, 2018


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The central government has amended the guidelines for disposal of the Enemy Property Order, 2018, to facilitate usages of enemy property by the state government exclusively for public use.
6.
India stands world's _______ largest in arms importing from 2014-2018 as per the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

A.2nd
B.8th
C.11th
D.17th


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
According to the latest report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India was the world’s second largest importer of major arms in 2014–18 and accounted for 9.5% of the global total.
7.
Surat Metro Project springs up expected to serve the masses by -----

A.2024
B.2032
C.2056
D.2042


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Surat Metro Project springs up expected to serve the masses by 2024.
8.
Which state government to give monthly stipend and jobs for those who Shun militancy

A.Jammu and Kashmir
B.Tamil Nadu
C.Kerala
D.Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Jammu and Kashmir government to give monthly stipend and jobs for those who Shun militancy.
9.
Madhya Pradesh Government raised Reservation Quota of OBCs from 14 per cent to ______ percent.

A.24
B.18
C.21
D.27


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel approved the ordinance to increase reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from 14 per cent to 27 per cent, making MP the only state in India to have 27 per cent quota for OBCs.
10.
Saudi Arabia's state minister of Foreign Affairs, who recently visited India is _________.

A.Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir
B.Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi
C.Ibrahim Al Assaf
D.Hamad Al Sheikh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Saudi Arabia's state minister for Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met PM Narendra Modi in Delhi. Jubeir's visit to India comes days after his trip to Pakistan's Islamabad.
11.
Which of the following program did the Centre launch to eradicate polio from the country?

A.Polio Drops Programme 2019
B.Awareness Programme for Polio 2019
C.Polio Eradication Programme 2019
D.Pulse Polio Programme 2019


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The government has launched the Pulse Polio Programme 2019. Under the programme, polio drops would be administered to children less than five years of age.
12.
Who was conferred Honorary Doctorate from the UN established University of Peace?

A.President Ram Nath Kovind
B.Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
C.Prime Minister Narendra Modi
D.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was conferred Honorary Doctorate from the UN established the University of Peace. He is the first Indian to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Peace.
13.
Which of the following foreign bank has come forward to extend a Rs 4,100 crore loan for Visakhapatnam Metro Rail project?

A.Export Import Bank of the United States
B.Japan Bank for International Cooperation
C.Korea Exim Bank
D.European Investment Bank


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Korea Exim Bank has come forward to extend a Rs 4,100 crore loan for Visakhapatnam Metro Rail project.
14.
Marshall Islands digital currency SOV to be released in -------

A.2019
B.2020
C.2021
D.2022


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Marshall Islands digital currency SOV to be released in 2019.
15.
ArcelorMittal receives NCLT nod for taking over Essar Steel at ---------

A.Rs 42,000 crores
B.Rs 56,000 crores
C.Rs 65, 000 crores
D.Rs 72, 000 crores


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
ArcelorMittal receives NCLT nod for taking over Essar Steel at Rs 42,000 crores.
16.
Marayoor Jaggery, which received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Central Government, is the traditional and handmade product from _______.

A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Kerala
C.Karnataka
D.Tamil Nadu


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Marayoor Jaggery is the traditional and handmade product from Idukki district of Kerala. It recently received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Central Government.
17.
DRDO successfully test fired the indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system at __________.

A.Rutland Island, Andaman
B.Nagayalanka, Andhra Pradesh
C.Chandipur, Odisha
D.Pokhran, Rajasthan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Defence Research and Development organisation, DRDO successfully test fired the PINAKA guided WEAPON rocket system from Pokhran range in Rajasthan.
18.
Who is appointed as the Prime Minister of Palestine by its President Mahmoud Abbas

A.Mohammad Shtayyeh
B.Yasser Arafat
C.Marwan Barghouti
D.Hanan Ashrawi


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Mohammad Shtayyeh is appointed as the Prime Minister of Palestine by its President Mahmoud Abbas.
19.
How many recipients were announced for the Padma Shri award, this year?

A.94
B.86
C.72
D.57


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Padma Shri 2019 is awarded to 94 people, including actor Manoj Bajpayee, footballer Sunil Chhetri, choreographer and director Prabhu Deva, cricketer Gautam Gambhir, singer Shankar Mahadevan and freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia. Actor Kader Khan will be awarded the Padma Shri posthumously.
20.
Which of the following famous personality received Padma Vibhushan this year?

A.Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair
B.Shankar Mahadevan
C.Anil Manibhai Naik
D.Gautam Gambhir


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Padma Vibhushan, which is India’s second highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, was conferred to Larsen & Toubro chairperson Anil Manibhai Naik. The other recipients of Padma Vibhushan this year are folk artist Teejan Bai, Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh, and writer and theatre personality Balwant Moreshwar Purandare.
21.
Hardeep Puri launched the Indian Urban Observatory and Video wall at -------

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Hardeep Puri launched the Indian Urban Observatory and Video wall at New Delhi


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