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Questions:

1.
UK issued _______ in honour of Stephen Hawking.

A.Galaxy Coin
B.Black hole Coin
C.Earth Coin
D.Hourglass Coin


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The United Kingdom has commemorated professor Stephen Hawking in a new 50p coin. The coin has references to the late physicist's pioneering work on black holes.
2.
In which State did 4 patients received artificial limbs through the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS)?

A.Karnataka
B.Uttar Pradesh
C.Tamil Nadu
D.Odisha


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Four patients received artificial limbs through the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS) at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Government Stanley Medical College Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
3.
Spherical collections of thousands to millions of stars moving as one unit is called _________.

A.Cosmic array
B.Cosmic circle
C.Arciform cluster
D.Globular Cluster


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Globular clusters are spherical collections of thousands to millions of stars, moving as one unit.
4.
Which of the following is India's dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory?

A.Infrared Astro Observatory
B.Indian Astronomical Observatory
C.AstroSat
D.Gaia


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
AstroSat is India's dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory which endeavours for a more detailed understanding of our universe.
5.
To support which Country's start-up ecosystem did Facebook launch ‘Facebook Hubs'?

A.China
B.India
C.Korea
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Facebook launched ‘Facebook Hubs’ at 20 locations in India to support the start-up ecosystem in the country.
6.
Which of the following mobile app did the Election Commission of India develop for the Lok Sabha election 2019?

A.eECComp
B.eciviliancomplaint
C.elodgecomplain
D.cVIGIL


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Election Commission of India has developed cVIGIL, a mobile app, for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. ‘cVIGIL’ stands for 'Vigilant Citizen’.
7.
SEBI withdrew the ________ limit on investments by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in corporate bonds of an entity.

A.10%
B.20%
C.40%
D.50%


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the markets regulator, withdrew the 20% limit on investments by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in corporate bonds of an entity.
8.
Which campaign entered the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of clothes for donation?

A.Giggles Campaign
B.Maharana Pratap Campaign
C.Vastradan Campaign
D.Maratha Campaign


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Vastradan Campaign initiated by the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has set the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of clothes for donation.
9.
Which of the following Organisation has developed a range of combat drugs that can save lives in the event of warfare?

A.All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
B.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
C.Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
D.Defence Medical Services (DMS)


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a range of combat drugs that can extend the golden hour till the soldier or an armoured unit is shifted to hospital after an attack.
10.
Which Indian athlete was selected as Barbie role model & was presented with a one-of-a-kind doll by Barbie?

A.PV Sindhu
B.Dipa Karmakar
C.M C Mary Kom
D.Manika Batra


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar was selected as Barbie role model & was presented with a one-of-a-kind doll by Barbie as the company celebrates its 60th anniversary. She was part of the ‘Shero’ program launched in 2015 by the company.
11.
Who invented the World Wide Web in 1989?

A.Tim Berners Lee
B.Vint Cerf
C.Paul Buchheit
D.Ray Tomlinson


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989, while working at European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), Switzerland. On April 30, 1993, CERN put WWW software in the public domain.
12.
When is the UK due to leave the European Union?

A.20 March 2019
B.30 March 2019
C.29 March 2019
D.27 March 2019


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
UK is scheduled to leave European Union (EU) at 11pm UK time on Friday, 29 March 2019.
13.
Six lakh employees to be trained to handle 96000 VVPAT Machines in

A.Maharashtra
B.TamilNadu
C.Kerala
D.Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Six lakh employees to be trained to handle 96000 VVPAT Machines in Maharashtra
14.
Which bank Sanctions Loans Worth Rs 689 cr to 1,600 MSMEs Via Online Portal?

A.Punjab National Bank
B.State bank of India
C.Dena Bank
D.HDFC Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Punjab National Bank Sanctions Loans Worth Rs 689 cr to 1,600 MSMEs Via Online Portal.
15.
Who received Yaswantrao Chavan National Award?

A.Shri Raghuram Rajan
B.Shri Naresh Kumar
C.Shri Vignesh Kumar
D.Shri Dinesh Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Shri Raghuram Rajan received Yaswantrao Chavan National Award.
16.
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Axis Bank?

A.Deepak Parekh
B.Girish Chandra Chaturvedi
C.Ashok Chawla
D.Rakesh Makhija


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Axis Bank has appointed Rakesh Makhija as Non-Executive Chairman for a period of 3 years. He will take over from Sanjiv Misra when his term ends on July 17.
17.
Which organistaion released the Global Influenza Strategy 2019-2030

A.World Health organistaion (WHO)
B.United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
C.United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
D.United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
World Health organistaion (WHO)organistaion released the Global Influenza Strategy 2019-2030.
18.
Which of the following cricket team tops ICC T20I rankings with 135 points?

A.India
B.Pakistan
C.England
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Pakistan tops ICC T20I rankings with 135 points and enjoys a 13-point lead over second-placed India (122) with England remaining at third place with 121 points.
19.
What is the position of India in global gold reserves, with 607 tonnes of gold reserves at RBI?

A.10th
B.11th
C.9th
D.8th


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
According to data provided by the World Gold Council (WGC), India has the 11th largest gold reserve and the current holding pegged at 607 tonnes.
20.
According to the latest report of World Gold Council, which country has the World’s largest gold reserve?

A.Switzerland
B.Germany
C.United States
D.France


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
United States has the largest gold reserve worldwide, with 8,133.5 tonnes. It is followed by Germany with 3,369.7 tonnes. International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranks third on the list with total gold reserves of 2,814 tonnes.
21.
India’s first LGBTQ Clinic and HIV treatment centre inaugurated by Humsafar Trust in ________.

A.Mumbai
B.Chennai
C.Hyderabad
D.Secunderabad


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India’s first LGBTQ Clinic and HIV treatment centre inaugurated by Humsafar Trust in Mumbai.


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