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Questions:

1.
When is the International Albinism Awareness Day 2019 observed?

A.April 10
B.May 15
C.June 13
D.July 20


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) is celebrated on June 13 every year. The day aims to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism worldwide. The theme for 2019 for the day is Still Standing Strong. The theme aims to recognize, celebrate and stand in solidarity with albinism patients around the globe. It is a call for solidarity.
2.
Indian girl honoured in ____ for Green efforts

A.Indonesia
B.South Africa
C.UAE
D.Pakistan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Eight-year-old Indian expat student collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste.Dubai is part of Emirates Environmental Group's nationwide recycling campaign. Ms. Tony was honored with Eco Champions of Recycling award for her efforts in keeping the environment clean by collecting paper waste.
3.
Central government extended the_____ aid to Nepal for Rebuilding Earthquake-hit Houses

A.3.2 millions
B.2.5 millions
C. 1.6 millions
D.4.6 millions


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Central government extended the 1.6 millions aid to Nepal for Rebuilding Earthquake-hit Houses.Financial aid of 1.6 billion Nepalese rupees to Nepal to help 50,000 people in Nuwakot and Gorkha districts rebuild their houses damaged in the devastating earthquake in 2015.

4.
NTA to conduct IGNOU entrance exam for MBA and BEd courses for Jan __________admission

A.2020
B.2021
C.2022
D.2025


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
NTA to conduct IGNOU entrance exam for MBA and BEd courses for Jan 2020 admission
5.
The committee under V G Kannan which was set up by RBI is to examine _________.

A.ATM charges and fees
B.Capital reserves
C.Monetary policy
D.Housing Finance Securitisation Market


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a high-level six-member committee under IBA Chief Executive V G Kannan. The committee will examine ATM charges and fees by banks amid demands for reviewing the levies. There have been persistent demands to change automated teller machines (ATM) charges and fees as its uses are growing significantly.
6.
Who is to head the committee that was set up RBI to examine ATM charges and fees by banks?

A.CEO, NPCI Dilip Asbe
B.CGM, SBI Giri Kumar Nair
C.IBA Chief Executive V G Kannan
D.Director, Confederation of ATM Industry K Srinivas


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a high-level six-member committee under IBA Chief Executive V G Kannan. The committee will examine ATM charges and fees by banks amid demands for reviewing the levies. The other 5 members are Dilip Asbe (CEO, NPCI), Giri Kumar Nair (CGM, SBI), S Sampath Kumar (Group Head, Liability Products, HDFC Bank), K Srinivas (Director, Confederation of ATM Industry), Sanjeev Patel (CEO, Tata Communications Payment Solutions).

7.
Which village becomes first 100% Solar Powered Village in Karnataka ?

A.Adarangi
B.Byalalu
C.Amasebailu
D.Dandupalya


SHOW ANSWER
Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Amasebailu, a small village situated on the left bank of Haldi river in Udupi. It is the first village in Karnataka to have 100% solar-powered houses. The dream of the three-year-long project.The closing ceremony of the project was organized on June 9.
8.
Which institute signed a Tripartite Agreement with SNCF and AFD ?

A.Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC)
B.International union of railways
C.Federal Railroad Administration
D.Rail Passengers Association


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) signed €700,000 to French Railways, SNCF to provide technical know-how to the Indian Railway Station Development. This agency to provide finance up to €7,00,000, through French National Railways (SNCF)-Hubs and Connexions to support the Railway Station Development Programme in India.
9.
Union Cabinet extended _________ in J&K for the next 6 months effective from July 3rd.

A.Military rule
B.President's rule
C.Governor's rule
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved an extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3. The central rule has been continuing in Jammu and Kashmir since June 20, 2018. After the approval of the Union Cabinet, the President Ram Nath Kovind will sign the proclamation for imposition of President's rule in the state.

10.
When was the President rule imposed in J&K?

A.January 2018
B.June 2018
C.December 2018
D.January 2019


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Under Section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for further continuation of Governor's rule after six months. Hence, on the recommendation of Governor and having regard to the prevailing situation in the state, the President's rule was imposed on December 20, 2018.
11.
_________ is the minimum interest rate of a bank below which it cannot lend, except in some cases allowed by the RBI.

A.MCLR
B.CRR
C.SLR
D.Bank Rate


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) refers to the minimum interest rate of a bank below which it cannot lend, except in some cases allowed by the RBI. It is an internal benchmark or reference rate for the bank.
12.
IDBI Bank reduced its MCLR by 5-10 basis points to _________.

A.6.8%
B.7.2%
C.8.95%
D.10.2%


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
IDBI Bank reduced its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 5-10 basis points to 8.95% across various tenors with immediate effect on June 12. Against one-year MCLR most of the customer loans such as auto, personal and home loans are priced.
13.
Which Bank has reduced its MCLR by 5-10 bps across various tenors?

A.SBI
B.IDBI
C.Dena
D.Indian Bank


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)-owned IDBI Bank reduced its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 5-10 basis points to 8.95% across various tenors with immediate effect on June 12. Against one-year MCLR most of the customer loans such as auto, personal and home loans are priced.
14.
Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2019 allows the Board of Governors to exercise the powers of the MCI assigned under _______.

A.IMC Act, 1947
B.IMC Act, 1956
C.IMC Act, 1967
D.IMC Act, 1989


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved the Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2019. The Bill is aimed at bringing in transparency, accountability and quality in the governance of medical education in the country. The bill will also provide for supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI) for a period of two years from August 26, 2018. The Board of Governors shall exercise the powers and functions of the MCI as assigned under the IMC Act, 1956. The number of members in the Board of Governors will be increased from existing 7 to 12.
15.
Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment Bill), 2019 got _______ in the 16th Lok Sabha session.

A.approved
B.vetoed
C.lapsed
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment Bill), 2019. The bill had lapsed in the 16th Lok Sabha session. The Bill aims to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council from an existing period of one year to two years so that the tenure of the Board of Governors may be extended for a further period of one year with effect from May 17, 2019.
16.
Which Medical Bill was passed to bring transparency, accountability and quality in the governance of medical education?

A.Indian Medical Council Bill, 2018
B.Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2018
C.Indian Medical Council Bill, 2019
D.Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2019


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved the two Medical Bills, Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2019, and the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment Bill), 2019. Both the bills had lapsed in the 16th Lok Sabha session. Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2019 is aimed at bringing in transparency, accountability and quality in the governance of medical education in the country. The bill will also provide for supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI) for a period of two years from August 26, 2018.
17.
DRDO tested HSTDV along with several technologies. What does HSTDV stand for?

A.Hyperimaging Technical Device Vehicle
B.Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle
C.High range Technical Demonstrating Vehicle
D.High level Tracing Device Vehicle


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the maiden test of an indigenously developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) along with several technologies on 12 June. The HSTDV missile was successfully launched from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile was tracked by various radars, telemetry stations and electro optical tracking sensors through its course.
18.
In _________ technology, fuel combustion takes place in a chamber in the missile at supersonic speed.

A.ram jet technology
B.mram jet technology
C.lram jet technology
D.scram jet technology


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Scram-jet technology is dual-use technology. The combustion of fuel takes place in a chamber in the missile at supersonic speeds, in scram-jet technology. It can be used for launching satellites at low cost.
19.
Which propulsion system does India use for high supersonic or hypersonic flight?

A.ram jet propulsion system
B.mram jet propulsion system
C.lram jet propulsion system
D.scram propulsion system


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India uses ram jet propulsion system for high supersonic or hypersonic flight.
20.
DRDO's testing of HSTDV is to develop a hypersonic vehicle that will be powered by a __________.

A.ram jet engine
B.mram jet engine
C.lram jet engine
D.scram jet engine


SHOW ANSWER
Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the maiden test of an indigenously developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) along with several technologies on 12 June. The project aims to develop a hypersonic vehicle that will be powered by a scram-jet engine. The HSTDV demonstrated the performance of a scram-jet engine at an altitude of 15 km to 20 km.
21.
Which country ranked 113 in the End of Childhood Index?

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India ranked 113 in the End of Childhood Index.
22.
Who launched ‘E-Governance Initiatives For ST Welfare Schemes’?

A.Shri Dinesh Kumar
B.Shri Prakash raj
C.Shri Arjun Munda
D.Shri Vikram Pandit


SHOW ANSWER
Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Shri Arjun Munda launched ‘E-Governance Initiatives For ST Welfare Schemes,It is organized by Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Ms. AnusuiyaUikey, Vice Chairperson, NCST, Shri Ramesh Chand Meena, Chairperson, TRIFED and Shri Deepak Khandekar, Secretary, Minister of Tribal Affairs were present.
23.
Which country planned to invest Rs 13,000 crores in Northeast India ?

A.China
B.Pakistan
C.Saudi Arabia
D.Japan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Government of Japan planned to invest an amount of 205.784 billion Yen equal to Rs 13000 crores to complete new projects in different states of India's North- Eastern region. This decision is disclosed after a meeting held with Minister Jitendra Singh with Japanese delegation led by Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu.



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