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Questions:

1.
Which of the following State plans for cloud seeding project due to drought?

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The government of Karnataka is planning for cloud seeding project due to drought and to influence the upcoming monsoon and capture as much water as possible from the rain clouds.
2.
NTPC has partnered with ________ for fly ash transportation.

A.BHEL
B.CEMIX
C.Indian Railways
D.ONGC


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
State-run National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. (NTPC) has teamed up with the Indian Railways for fly ash transportation.
3.
India Infrastructure Trust acquired acquired RIL's East West Pipeline for __________.

A.Rs.10,000 crore
B.Rs.13,000 crore
C.Rs.15,000 crore
D.Rs.20,000 crore


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India Infrastructure Trust, an infrastructure investment trust (InvIT), sponsored by Brookfield, will acquire the East West Pipeline for Rs. 13,000 crore. The pipeline is owned by Reliance Industries Ltd’s promoters’ family.
4.
Which city hosts Special olympics World Game 2019?

A.Rome, Italy
B.Vienna, Austria
C.Abu Dhabi, UAE
D.Paris, France


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Special Olympics World Games 2019 is held at Abu Dhabi, from March 14 to 21. The Games were declared open by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
5.
DRDO successfully test fired Man Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). What is the maximum engagement range of that missile?

A.4.5 kilometers
B.3.8 kilometers
C.5.6 kilometers
D.2.5 kilometers


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The MPATGM is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) comes loaded with a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead. It has a maximum engagement range of about 2.5 kilometers.
6.
---- Gets Its First GI Tag For Sirsi Supari

A.Arecanut
B.Coconut
C.Apple
D.Orange


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Arecanut Gets Its First GI Tag For Sirsi Supari
7.
For how much, Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) will sell its entire stake in Delhi-Agra Toll Road to Singapore based Cube Highways and Infrastructure?

A.₹3,600 crore
B.₹2,500 crore
C.₹4,800 crore
D.₹6,100 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has signed a "definitive binding agreement" with Singapore-based Cube Highways and Infrastructure for sale of its 100 per cent stake in Delhi-Agra (DA) Toll Road Pvt Ltd. The deal is valued over Rs 3,600 crore.
8.
Three Kirti Chakras and ---- Shaurya Chakras awarded by the President to Army Personnel

A.15
B.20
C.26
D.38


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Three Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras awarded by the President to Army Personnel.
9.
Smart Weapon from JF-17 fighter jet successful test fired by --------

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Smart Weapon from JF-17 fighter jet successful test fired by Pakistan.
10.
Election Commission of India is to launch _________ to help the poll observers during the Lok Sabha election 2019.

A.cVIGIL
B.eVIGIL
C.Observer App
D.cObserver App


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is to launch the Observer App, a mobile application, that will help poll observers to submit reports.
11.
Who is the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)?

A.M.R.Kumar
B.Girish Chandra Murmu
C.B.Venugopal
D.R.N.Chaturvedi


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
M.R.Kumar, the newly-appointed chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), has taken charge on 14th March.
12.
Olive Ridley falls under _________ category of the IUCN Red List.

A.Endangered
B.Vulnerable
C.Near Threatened
D.Least Concern


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Olive Ridley falls under Vulnerable Category in the IUCN Red list.
13.
When is the World Consumer Rights Day celebrated?

A.13th March
B.14th March
C.15th March
D.16th March


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The consumer movement marks 15th March with World Consumer Rights Day every year, as a means of raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs.
14.
Which city has topped the Mercer's index of most liveable cities for the 10th year in a row?

A.Canberra
B.Vienna
C.London
D.Luxembourg


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Austrian capital Vienna has topped Mercer's index of most liveable cities for the 10th year in a row. Zurich in Switzerland, is placed second in the index, while Auckland, Munich and Vancouver came joint third.
15.
Who is the present Army Chief of India, who was recently conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) by President?

A.Bipin Puri
B.Birender Singh Dhanoa
C.Sunil Lanba
D.Bipin Rawat


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
General Bipin Rawat is the 27th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army. He assumed office on 31 December 2016 after the retirement of General Dalbir Singh. He was recently conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), the highest military medal award in recognition of peace-time service not accounting to gallantry, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
16.
Who bagged the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region?

A.Padmanaban Gopalan
B.Naresh Karthick
C.Suresh Rajan
D.Vikram Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Padmanaban Gopalan bagged the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region.
17.
16-year-old Greta Thunberg nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Which country she belongs to?

A.Russia
B.Norway
C.Sweden
D.Germany


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish student and activist has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in climate activism and fighting global warming.
18.
Which of the following public sector bank has been categorised as a private sector bank by RBI?

A.IDBI Bank
B.Vijaya Bank
C.Punjab National Bank
D.Dena Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IDBI Bank has been categorised as a private sector bank for regulatory purposes with effect from January 21, 2019. This follows Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) acquiring 51 per cent of the total paid-up equity share capital of the bank.
19.
Which country released coin commemorating annexation of Crimea

A.Indonesia
B.Pakistan
C.India
D.Russia


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Russia country released coin commemorating annexation of Crimea.


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