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Questions:

1.
________ has passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the U.S.

A.California
B.Florida
C.Texas
D.Alabama


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Alabama Senate has passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the U.S., which places a near-total ban on the termination of pregnancy (abortion), even in cases of rape and incest, and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in prison.
2.
________ is created naturally when cosmic rays interact with nitrogen in the atmosphere.

A.Radium-32
B.Carbon-14
C.Uranium-232
D.Bismuth


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Carbon-14 is a radioactive carbon that is created naturally when cosmic rays interact with nitrogen in the atmosphere
3.
Where was the Christchurch Call to Action, where India signed, held?

A.Paris
B.Vienna
C.Geneva
D.Italy


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India signed the Christchurch Call to Action in Paris. The agreement came in the backdrop of the attacks on Christchurch in March and is aimed at stopping the abuse of the Internet by extremists.

4.
__________registration cancelled over FCRA Violation

A.Infosys Foundation
B.Ashok Leyland
C.Reliance Communication
D.Larsen and Tourbo Limited


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Infosys Foundation registration cancelled over FCRA Violation.
5.
Which bank launched A Pilot Scheme For Fintech NBFCs?

A.Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)
B.Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
C.Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
D.Industrial Investment Bank of India (IIBI)


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) bank launched A Pilot Scheme For Fintech NBFCs.
6.
Sixth Session of Global Platform for DDR will be held in ____________ from 13th May to 17 May, 2019

A.Geneva, Switzerland
B.Egypt, Cairo
C.England, London
D.Fiji,Suva


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Sixth Session of Global Platform for DDR will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 13th May to 17 May, 2019.

7.
RBI plans to increase digital payment transaction of GDP to ______ by 2021 as per the Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 - 2021.

A.15%
B.13%
C.21%
D.17.25%


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
RBI plans to increase digital payment transaction of GDP to 15% by 2021 as per the Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 - 2021.
8.
RBI released Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 - 2021, a vision document that aims _________.

A.to promote digital transactions to 15% GDP in 2021
B.to push up debit card payment by 35%
C.to reduce cheque based payments to less than 2%
D.All of the above


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Reserve Bank of India on May 15 released a vision document, 'Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 - 2021' that aims to achieve a highly digital and cash-lite society. RBI targets to increase digital payment transaction of GDP by 15%, increase payment system operators, increase fourfold increase in digital transactions increase debit card transactions by 35%, reduce volume of cheque-based payments to less than 2% and many more.
9.
What is the current of Statutory Liquidity Ratio of RBI?

A.15%
B.16.25%
C.19%
D.20%


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The current of Statutory Liquidity Ratio of RBI is 19.00%.

10.
Who is appointed as the head coach of the Indian football team?

A.Igor Stimac
B.Didier Deschamps
C.Jorge Sampaoli
D.Tite


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Croatian World Cupper Igor Stimac is appointed as the head coach of the Indian football team for a two-year term. The appointment was made by the AIFF’s executive committee.
11.
India plans to set up military space agency headquartered at _________.

A.Dehradun
B.Mumbai
C.Bengaluru
D.New Delhi


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India plans to set up its military space agency headquartered at Bengaluru with the ace fighter pilot Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar as its likely head. It is expected to get operational by June 2019.
12.
Who is to head the military space agency which is to be set up at Bengaluru?

A.Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar
B.Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar
C.Maj Gen AK Dhingra
D.Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India plans to set up its military space agency headquartered at Bengaluru with the ace fighter pilot Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar as its likely head. It is expected to get operational by June 2019.
13.
Pakistan plans to create a new province by bifurcating ________.

A.J&K
B.Punjab
C.Rajasthan
D.Gujarat


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Pakistan government plans to create the new South Punjab province by bifurcating Punjab and would move a bill in the National Assembly. Punjab is Pakistan's second largest province by area after Balochistan.
14.
Who is the world's first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA)?

A.Captain Aarohi Pandit
B.Captain Keithair Misquitta
C.Captain Avani Chaturvedi
D.Captain Shweta Singh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Captain Aarohi Pandit, a 23-year-old pilot, from Mumbai became the world's first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA) on 14th May.
15.
Global Influence of Asian Civilizations Forum begun in ___________

A.Beijing
B.Pakistan
C.New Zealand
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Global Influence of Asian Civilizations Forum begun in Beijing
16.
Who is appointed as New Chairman of ITC?

A.Sanjiv Puri
B.Vishal Puri
C.Suresh Rajan
D.Vikram Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Sanjiv Puri is appointed as New Chairman of ITC.
17.
NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH inked MoU for Rudraksh Plantation in ________________

A.Uttarakhand
B.Bihar
C.Kerala
D.West Bengal


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH inked MoU for Rudraksh Plantation in UttarKhand.


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