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1.
On which Mount did the Scientists install two highest weather stations to collect weather data to study the impacts of rising global temperatures?

A.Mount Kanchenjunga
B.Mount Lhotse
C.Mount Manaslu
D.Mount Everest


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Scientists from National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed have installed two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up in June 2019. The two weather monitoring stations are located at an altitude of 8,430 meters (27,657 feet) and 7,945 meters (26,066 feet). Also, three other stations have been set up across the Mount Everest.
2.
Which Committee was set up by RBI to review the entire gamut of security of treasure in transit in 2016?

A.Committee on Currency Movement
B.Committee on Economic Capital Framework
C.N K Singh Committee
D.Committee to Review the ATM


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The RBI had set up a Committee on Currency Movement (CCM) in 2016. The committee was asked to review the entire gamut of security of treasure in transit and submit reports regarding that. As per the the recommendations suggested by the panel, the Reserve Bank of India has now issued the instructions aimed at mitigating risks in ATM operations and enhancing security.
3.
What type of lock did RBI suggest the banks to use to operate ATM for cash replenishment?

A.One Time Check locks
B.One Time Combination locks
C.Digital Check locks
D.Digital Combination locks


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India has asked the banks to ensure their ATMs are grouted to a wall, pillar, or floor by the end of September month. The ATMs shall be operated for cash replenishment only with digital One Time Combination (OTC) locks. All banks can also roll out a comprehensive e-surveillance mechanism at the ATMs. This will ensure timely alerts and quick response.

4.
Encephalitis is a ___________ disease.

A.bacterial
B.fungal
C.viral
D.air-borne


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Encephalitis is an inflammation or swelling and irritation of the brain. In most cases. It is also called acute viral encephalitis or aseptic encephalitis. It is a viral disease. The viral disease causes mild flu-like symptoms such as a high fever, personality changes, convulsions (seizures), severe headache, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, problems with speech or hearing, hallucinations, memory loss, drowsiness and coma.
5.
Which Indian State was recently affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)?

A.Odisha
B.Karnataka
C.West Bengal
D.Bihar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Muzaffarpur district of Bihar reported death of 69 children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Till now over 130 have been hospitalised in the district. The district Magistrate of Muzaffarpur has announced that for students till class eight, schools will remain closed till June 22 and for students in higher standards, classes will be held only till 10.30 am.
6.
Encephalitis is an inflammation or swelling and irritation of the _________.

A.brain
B.intestine
C.pancreas
D.kidney


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Encephalitis is an inflammation or swelling and irritation of the brain. In most cases. It is also called acute viral encephalitis or aseptic encephalitis. Symptoms: The viral disease causes mild flu-like symptoms such as a high fever, personality changes, convulsions (seizures), severe headache, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, problems with speech or hearing, hallucinations, memory loss, drowsiness and coma.

7.
Which Country recently banned commercials that reinforce gender prejudices?

A.USA
B.UK
C.Germany
D.India


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
UK government has banned commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), UK's advertising watchdog introduced the ban because it found evidence suggesting that adverse stereotypes could restrict the choices, aspirations and opportunities of children, young people and adults. These kinds of stereotypes can be reinforced by some advertising that plays a part in unequal gender outcomes.
8.
Which month is celebrated as LGBTQ Pride month?

A.April
B.May
C.June
D.July


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
June month is celebrated as the Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) Pride month all over the world. The LGBTQ pride month is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of Stonewall riots at Stonewall Inn in New York, a gathering space for LGBTQ community during the 60s.
9.
According to the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2019, India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth ________ in 2018.

A.USD 37 billion
B.USD 46 billion
C.USD 39 billion
D.USD 42 billion


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2019, India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth USD 42 billion in 2018. India’s rank as a source country for FDI dropped one place to the 10th position as it was overtaken by Spain.

10.
Which of the following two nations will be the guest nations at the 2020 Copa America?

A.Australia and Qatar
B.Qatar and Japan
C.Germany and Brazil
D.Kuwait and New Zealand


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America. Qatar will also return to 2020 tournament, which will be co-hosted by Argentina and Colombia. Qatar and Japan are the guest nations in 2019 Copa, which started on June 15 in Brazil.
11.
How much does the Central government plan to raise from airwaves auction in 2019?

A.Rs 7.54 trillion rupees
B.Rs 6.25 trillion rupees
C.Rs 5.83 trillion rupees
D.Rs 4.31 trillion rupees


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government hopes to increase around $83.8 billion (Rs 5.83 trillion rupees) from its latest round of airwaves auction in 2019. The Central government is planning to sell 8,600 megahertz of telecom airwaves across multiple frequency bands.
12.
Which country gained the top spot in the latest overall FIFA world rankings?

A.Portugal
B.France
C.Brazil
D.Belgium


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Belgium remained to top the overall FIFA world rankings, followed by France, Brazil, England, and Portugal.
13.
What is the position of India in the latest FIFA Rankings?

A.101
B.98
C.104
D.96


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Indian men’s football team remained static at the 101st position in the latest FIFA rankings. India recently participated in King's Cup in Thailand, in which it lost one match and won the other in the tournament. The Indian team is at the 18th spot among the Asian countries.
14.
Who are the two female scientists to head India’s 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2?

A.V R Lalithambika and Kriti Faujdar
B.Anuradha TK and Nandini Harinath
C.Ritu Karidhal and Muthayya Vanitha
D.Minal Sampath and Tessy Thomas


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
For the first time, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has appointed two women scientists - Ritu Karidhal (as mission director) and Muthayya Vanitha (as project director) - to head the India's second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2.
15.
_________designated as guest country at Guadalajara International Book Fair in Mexico

A.India
B.South Africa
C.Indonesia
D.Saudi Arabia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India designated as guest country at Guadalajara International Book Fair in Mexico.



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