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1.
Who has been named to be India's first anti-corruption ombudsman, or Lokpal?

A.Mallikarjun Kharge
B.Pinaki Chandra Ghose
C.T.S.Thakur
D.Dipak Misra


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Pinaki Chandra Ghose, is likely to be India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman, or Lokpal.
2.
Lingayat Pontiff Maate Mahadevi died aged at ------

A.74 years
B.85 years
C.96 years
D.68 years


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Lingayat Pontiff Maate Mahadevi died aged at 74 years.
3.
Who won the Men's singles in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2019?

A.Chen Yufei
B.Mohammad Ahsan
C.Kento Momota
D.Hendra Setiawan


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
All England Open Badminton Championships 2019 was held from 6 Mar 2019 to 10 Mar 2019 at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Winners in the various categories of the are: Men's Singles: Japan's Kento Momota.
4.
Which of the following water purifier brand receives the Best Domestic Water Purifier Award 2019?

A.LivPure
B.Pureit
C.Aquaguard
D.Kent


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Kent RO Systems Pvt. Ltd. has been bestowed with the Best Domestic Water Purifier Award 2018-19 for its RO (Reverse Osmosis)+ UV + UF (Ultra Filtration) technology at the Water Digest Water Awards organized at The Lalit, New Delhi.
5.
Who is appointed as mediator to resolve disputes of cricket administration by SC?

A.S. Narasimha
B.Venkatesh Prabhu
C.Nitish Kumar
D.Suresh Rajan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
S. Narasimha is appointed as mediator to resolve disputes of cricket administration by SC.
6.
NGT has suspended the Environmental Clearance of August 1, 2017, granted for the expansion of the thermal plant of ________.

A.Udupi Power Corporation Ltd
B.Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd
C.JSW Energy
D.Power Grid Corporation of India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
NGT, New Delhi, has ordered the suspension of the Environmental Clearance of August 1, 2017, granted for the expansion of the thermal plant of Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. (UPCL) at Yellur in Udupi district.
7.
IIT Kharagpur has signed an MoU _________ to set up a 1.3 Petaflop high-performance computing facility.

A.Henan Polytechnic University (HPU), China
B.Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
C.Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
D.BEML Limited, Bangalore


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
IIT Kharagpur has signed an MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up a 1.3 Petaflop high-performance computing facility and data centre funded under the National Supercomputing Mission.
8.
Which of the following Institute has designed an app to detect Fake Currency?

A.IIT-Roorkee
B.IIT-Gandhinagar
C.IIT-Bhubaneswar
D.IIT-Kharagpur


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Students from IIT- Kharagpur has devised a code for a Smartphone application to address the problem of detecting fake Indian currency. Detecting Fake Currency Students of IIT- Kharagpur has developed an image processing application which can detect counterfeit currency.
9.
The mission Smart India Hackathon 2019 is organised by __________.

A.Ministry of Science and Technology
B.Ministry of Human Resource and Development
C.Ministry of Information and Technology
D.Ministry of Education and Home Affairs


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Smart India Hackathon 2019 organised by Ministry of Human Resource and Development in association with AICTE, i4c and Persistent Systems.
10.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is associated with which of the following game?

A.Badminton
B.Cricket
C.Football
D.Tennis


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy[1] is a Twenty20 cricket domestic championship in India, organized by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), among the teams from Ranji Trophy. It is named after a famous Indian cricketer, Syed Mushtaq Ali.
11.
India got first TIR shipment via Chabahar Port from Afghanistan. What is the full form TIR?

A.Transporting Internationaux Routes
B.Transportation International Routes
C.Transports Internationaux Routiers
D.Transportation International Routiers


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
TIR is ‘Transports Internationaux Routiers’ which is a UN convention that allows goods to be sealed in compartments and requires no need for physical checking of the contents. This enables shipments to pass through countries without being opened at borders.
12.
Which of the following got Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry?

A.Araku Coffee
B.Robusta Coffee
C.Cauvery Coffee
D.Coorg Arabica Coffee


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Geographical Indication (GI) tag granted to Coorg Arabica Coffee and 4 other varieties of Coffee by the Geographical Indications Registry.
13.
Joint exercises to be conducted by US army and NSG in --------

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Joint exercises to be conducted by US army and NSG in Hyderabad.
14.
Who inaugurated festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Gandhinagar?

A.President Ram Nath Kovind
B.Shri Suresh Prabhu
C.Shri Ramesh Kumar
D.Shri Arun Jaitley


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Gandhinagar.
15.
Which of the following sports person ranked No:1 in ‘ESPN World Fame 100 list 2019’?

A.Cristiano Ronaldo
B.Lebron James
C.Lionel Messi
D.Roger Federer


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
This year’s ESPN World Fame 100 list, an annual list of the most famous athletes on the planet, placed the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo at the top spot, followed by former Basketball player Lebron James and FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi.
16.
Who is the only Indian athlete in the top 10 rank of ESPN World Fame 100 list 2019?

A.Sunil Chhetri
B.Kidambi Srikanth
C.Mahendra Singh Dhoni
D.Virat Kohli


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, stands on the seventh position and is the only Indian athlete in the top 10 club of this year’s ESPN World Fame 100 list, whereas Dhoni is placed on the 13th position.
17.
Which country will host the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020?

A.Spain
B.India
C.New Zealand
D.Mexico


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced that India will host the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020. The tournament in India will be the seventh edition.


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