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Questions:

1.
Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and microfinance companies (MFIs) raised about Rs.26,200 crore through ________.

A.Forex swap
B.OMO
C.Securitisation
D.Recapitalization


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and microfinance companies (MFIs) raised about Rs.26,200 crore through securitisation in FY19, despite tight liquidity conditions.
2.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industries instructed the Health Ministry to frame law banning manufacture and sale of _________ in the country.

A.marijuana
B.bhang
C.e-cigarettes
D.e-charas


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Ministry of Commerce and Industries instructed the Health Ministry to frame law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of the domestic legislation, it would not be possible to put a blanket ban on its imports.
3.
Which of the following is awarded for excellence in newspaper journalism, literary achievements, musical composition?

A.Nobel Prize
B.Abel Prize
C.Pulitzer Prize
D.Oscar Awards


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Pulitzer Prize is awarded for Excellence in newspaper journalism, literary achievements, musical composition.



4.
Which of the following won the Pulitzer Prizes for Trump probes?

A.New York Times and The Wall Street Journal
B.The New Yorker and Family Circle
C.Time and People
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family.
5.
In which of the following State did the Bamboo rice show up after 4 decades?

A.Telangana
B.Tamil Nadu
C.Odisha
D.Gujarat


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Bamboo rice has shown up in Odisha nearly after four decades. The state of Odisha had last witnessed Bamboo rice in 1979.
6.
Which organisation raises alarm over 300% increase in case of measles globally?

A.World Health organisation
B.UNCTAD - UN Conference on Trade And Development.
C.UNESCO UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
D.UNICEF UN Children's Fund.


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
World Health organisation raises alarm over 300% increase in case of measles globally.



7.
India's steel export to US in 2018 down by _____ percent.

A.64
B.36
C.52
D.49


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
As per the latest report of independent Congressional Research Service (CRS), India's steel export to the US in 2018 declined by 49 per cent to $ 372 million, while that of aluminum increased by 58 per cent to $ 221 million.
8.
Rongali Bihu festival is celebrated in _______.

A.Assam
B.Meghalaya
C.Odisha
D.Manipur


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Rongali or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese new year and spring festival, which is celebrated from April 15 to April 21.
9.
India will build a cancer hospital in Kenya in collaboration with ________.

A.Malaysia
B.Japan
C.Singapore
D.Kuwait


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India will build a cancer hospital in Kenya in collaboration with Japan. Also, India will partner with the UAE to set up an ICT centre (Information and Communications Technology center) in Ethiopia.

10.
China developed the world’s first armed amphibious drone attack boat named ___________.

A.Marine Alligator
B.Marine Salamander
C.Marine Lizard
D.Marine Crocodile


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
China developed the world’s first armed amphibious drone attack boat named ‘Marine Lizard’. It could be used in land and sea assault operations. It has a maximum operation range of 1,200 kms and can be remotely controlled via satellites.
11.
India successfully test fired its 1st indigenously made long-range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay', which has a strike range of _________ kilometers.

A.1,000
B.1,200
C.750
D.1,500


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
‘Nirbhay’, the 1,000 km strike range sub-sonic cruise missile is the country's first indigenously designed and developed long-range cruise missile.
12.
Who won the ‘World Press Photo of the Year 2019’ Award?

A.Chris McGrath
B.Bence Mate
C.Pieter Ten Hoopen
D.John Moore


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Veteran Getty Images photographer John Moore’s photograph of a young girl Yanela Sanchez crying as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials in McAllen, Texas, USA, after crossing into the US from Mexico won the World Press Photo of the Year and the first prize in the Spot News, Singles, category.
13.
India's squad for 2019 Cricket World Cup announced. Which of the following player was left out of the squad?

A.Hardik Pandya
B.Ambati Rayudu
C.Yuzvendra Chahal
D.Ravindra Jadeja


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant were left out of the India's squad for 2019 Cricket World Cup.
14.
_________ won fifth green jacket and 15th major title

A.Tiger Woods
B.Dustin Johnson
C.Matt Juchar
D.Jason Day


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Tiger Woods won fifth green jacket and 15th major title.
15.
Which financial company launched a unique proposition to pay electricity bill on EMIs?

A.Aditya Birla Financial Services Private Ltd.
B.Bajaj Finserv
C.Blueshift Strategic Consultants Private Limited
D.Kotak Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Bajaj Finserv financial company launched a unique proposition to pay electricity bill on EMIs.


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