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Questions:

1.
Which organisation won the 2019 BBC World Service Global Champion Award?

A.Etasha Society
B.Akshaya Patra
C.Mahila Dakshata Samiti
D.Navjyoti India Foundation


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Bengaluru-based NGO Akshaya Patra has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme. The award is presented at the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol, London. The award recognises a project or person who is changing the way the world produces, processes, consumes or thinks about food for the better.
2.
Where will be the G20 summit held?

A.Japan
B.Korea
C.China
D.Nepal


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 2019 G20 Osaka summit will be the fourteenth meeting of Group of Twenty. It will be held on 28–29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka. It will be the first-ever G20 summit to be hosted in Japan.
3.
India has decided to impose retaliatory tariffs on 29 ________ goods.

A.UK
B.China
C.Pakistan
D.US


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ministry of Commerce has announced to impose retaliatory tariffs on US goods that will be effective from June 16 onwards. The retaliatory tariffs on 29 goods imported from the U.S. The Ministry initially decided to impose tariffs in 2018. The decision is ahead of the meeting between Modi and Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The move made by the trade ministry was approved by the Ministry of External Affairs.

4.
In March 2018, the US imposed __________ tariff on steel.

A.10%
B.25%
C.40%
D.50%


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
In March 2018, the US imposed 25% tariff on steel and 10% import duty on aluminium. India was one of the major exporters of these items.
5.
Who releases the Global Peace Index rankings?

A.World Economic Forum
B.International Health & Peace Forum
C.Institute for Economics & Peace
D.United Nations Development Programme


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Iceland topped the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings which was released by Institute for Economics & Peace. Since 2008, Iceland holds the most peaceful country in the world. India ranked 141 among 163 countries. In 2018, India ranked at 136th among 163 countries. The Australian think tank ranked countries according to their level of peacefulness. The analysis were based on three major domains: 1) the level of societal safety and security 2) the extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict 3) the degree of militarization
6.
Which Country topped the Global Peace Index rankings 2019?

A.New Zealand
B.Austria
C.Sweden
D.Iceland


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Iceland topped the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings which was released by Institute for Economics & Peace. Since 2008, Iceland holds the most peaceful country in the world. India ranked 141 among 163 countries. In 2018, India ranked at 136th among 163 countries.

7.
India ranked _______ in the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings.

A.136
B.141
C.156
D.162


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Iceland topped the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings which was released by Institute for Economics & Peace. Since 2008, Iceland holds the most peaceful country in the world. India ranked 141 among 163 countries. In 2018, India ranked at 136th among 163 countries. The report highlighted that India, Philippines, Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Pakistan are the nine countries with the highest risk of multiple climate hazards. In the overall natural hazard score, India stands 7th highest.
8.
Which Country ranked last in the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings?

A.Syria
B.Yemen
C.South Sudan
D.Afghanistan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Iceland topped the Global Peace Index 2019 rankings which was released by Institute for Economics & Peace. Since 2008, Iceland holds the most peaceful country in the world. India ranked 141 among 163 countries. Afghanistan ranked as the least peaceful country in the world. Th has replaced Syria, which is now the second least peaceful.
9.
Where was the 16th Asia Media Summit held?

A.Cuba
B.Cambodia
C.Canada
D.California


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The 16th Asia Media Summit was concluded on 13 June in Cambodia. The summit called for regulation-making to fight against fake news and cyber-crimes.The theme of the summit was Media Digitalisation - Focusing on Developing Markets.

10.
The 16th Asia Media Summit was focused on ___________.

A.Media Digitalisation - Focusing on Developing Markets
B.Design, manufacturing and environmental challenges
C.Beyond sustainability: regenerating large-scale degraded landscapes
D.Access to knowledge/information in the age of big data


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 16th Asia Media Summit was concluded on 13 June in Cambodia. The summit called for regulation-making to fight against fake news and cyber-crimes.The theme of the summit was Media Digitalisation - Focusing on Developing Markets.
11.
When was the Asia Media Summit established?

A.2000
B.2002
C.2004
D.2012


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Asia Media Summit was established in 2004 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The summit was held subsequently in Malaysia until 2008. It provides opportunity for media practitioners, industry leaders, broadcasters, researchers, academia, experts and media policy makers to meet and discuss the developing media’s quality and high technological revolution.
12.
Carmichael coal mine project of Adani group is being established __________.

A.Austria
B.Yemen
C.Iraq
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Adani-led Adani Group has got its approvals from the Queensland state government, Australia for the Carmichael coal mine project in Australia. The plan was approved by the central government in April, 2019. The project aims to ensure energy security for India and create more jobs for Australia.
13.
The species Yakka skink is native to __________.

A.India
B.Australia
C.Africa
D.China


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The yakka skink is a species of large skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is native to the Brigalow Belt in Queensland in eastern Australia.
14.
What is the mission of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft?

A.to study asteroids
B.to study the outer Solar System
C.to study pluto
D.to study the Kuiper belt


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The OSIRIS-REx is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. The mission's main goal is to obtain a sample of at least 60 grams from 101955 Bennu, a carbonaceous near-Earth asteroid, and return the sample to Earth for a detailed analysis.
15.
Which union minister condemns violence against doctors in Kolkata?

A.Shri Vikram Sinha
B.Shri Arun Jaitley
C.Shri Suresh Krishna
D.Shri Harsha Vardhan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Shri Harsha Vardhan condemns violence against doctors in Kolkata.There are some necessary and important for the doctors to get a safe work environment in all states.
16.
India's FDI Inflows during the five fiscal years of the Modi Govt hit to _________

A.38 millions
B.42 millions
C.39 millions
D.47 millions


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India's FDI Inflows during the five fiscal years of the Modi Govt hit to 39 millions.



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