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1.
Which of the following company has initiated the 'Better Air Now' plan that aims at reducing global air pollution?

A.IKEA
B.Kimberly Clark
C.Avaya
D.Caterpillar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing company, announced its ‘Better Air Now’ plan to turn rice straw into a new renewable material source for its products. The initiative aims at reducing global air pollution.
2.
Who resigned his position from the search and selection committee of Yes Bank which was set up to identify a new MD & CEO?

A.Subhash Kalia
B.Ajai Kumar
C.Pramita Sheorey
D.O.P.Bhatt


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
O.P. Bhatt, former SBI chairman, has resigned from the search and selection committee of Yes Bank which was set up to identify a new Managing Director and CEO. He cited conflict of interest.
3.
The West Bengal government has proposed to change the name of the State to _________.

A.Bengal
B.Bangla
C.Bangalli
D.Bengala


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Centre delays in approving the name change of West Bengal to ‘Bangla’. The state Assembly had passed a resolution in July 2018 to change the state’s name to ‘Bangla’ in Bengali, English, and Hindi.
4.
Who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal?

A.Mayawati
B.M.K.Narayanan
C.Akhilesh Yadav
D.Mamata Banerjee


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician serving as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011.
5.
Where did Mahindra Electric Mobility start its new electric technology manufacturing hub which is of worth Rs.100 crore?

A.Pune
B.Bengaluru
C.Ahmedabad
D.Kolkatta


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Mahindra Electric Mobility has opened a new electric technology manufacturing hub which is of worth Rs.100 crore in Bengaluru.
6.
Which of the following company is to lend Rs.5,000-crore loan for the 1,000 MW pumped storage project in West Bengal?

A.Japan International Cooperation Agency
B.MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings
C.Calsonic Kansei Corporation
D.Electric Power Development Company


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company said that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is to extend a Rs.5,000-crore loan to a 1,000 MW pumped-storage project in West Bengal.
7.
Which country beat Ireland by 52 runs to enter semi-finals of ICC Women's World T20?

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India beat Ireland by 52 runs to enter semi-finals of ICC Women's World T20.
8.
What is the name of the e-learning portal launched by Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik on November 14, 2018?

A.SWAYAM
B.DAKSH
C.NIPUN
D.STRIKE


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
In consonance with the spirit of digital India, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik launched the force's e-learning portal NIPUN and training division website on November 14.
9.
Which country has initiated to create an international research center to fight against resistance to antibiotics?

A.Germany
B.France
C.Denmark
D.India


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Denmark signed MoU with CGIAR to establish an international research center. Denmark has planned to create an international research center. The main focus of the center is to fight against resistance to antibiotics, a scourge affecting almost half a million people worldwide.
10.
United Nations Security Council (UNSC) lifted a range of sanctions against which country on 14th November 2018?

A.Somalia
B.Ethiopia
C.Sudan
D.Eritrea


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) lifted a range of sanctions against Eritrea four months after that country and Ethiopia signed a peace agreement that UN chief António Guterres described as 'a wind blowing in the direction of peace'.
11.
Who to inaugurate National Press Day celebrations in New Delhi ?

A.Financial Minister
B.Defence Minister
C.External Affairs Minister
D.Internal Affairs Minister


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Financial Minister to inaugurate National Press Day celebrations in New Delhi.
12.
Which company recently named Jayesh Sanghrajka as its interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?

A.TCS
B.Infosys
C.Wipro
D.HCL Tech


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India's second largest IT services firm Infosys named Jayesh Sanghrajka as its interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
13.
Astronomers recently found a 'cold super-Earth'. The planet has been labeled ___________.

A.Barnard's Star e
B.Barnard's Star g
C.Barnard's Star b
D.Barnard's Star d


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The planet for Barnard’s star – 2nd closest star system to our sun – appears to be a cold super-Earth. The planet has been labeled Barnard's Star b (GJ 699 b).
14.
Among the given cricket players who maintained top positions in ICC ODI rankings ?

A.Virat Kohli
B.Rohit Sharma
C.Ravindra Jadeja
D.Suresh Raina


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Virat Kohli who maintained top positions in ICC ODI rankings in recent timings.
15.
Indian government will give employers the salaries for _______ of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than ₹15,000 a month.

A.7
B.10
C.12
D.18


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Women and Child Development Ministry announced the government will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than ₹15,000 a month. Maternity leave was extended from 12 to 26 weeks last year.
16.
Which of the following team was among the 6 winning teams of the first ‘India-Singapore Hackathon’ on 15th November 2018?

A.IIT Roorkee
B.IIT Bombay
C.NIT Delhi
D.NIT Trichy


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The winning teams from India were IIT Kharagpur, NIT Trichy and MIT College of Engineering, Pune. The winning teams from Singapore comprised Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
17.
Which state Biotechnology Policy 2018 to promote biotechnology investments ?

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Odisha state Biotechnology Policy 2018 to promote biotechnology investments.
18.
Ashok Chawla, chairman of _____ Bank, resigned with immediate effect from the lender’s board after being named in a corruption charge sheet by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

A.ICICI Bank
B.Yes Bank
C.HDFC Bank
D.Axis Bank


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Yes Bank chairman Ashok Chawla resigns over corruption charges. Mr. Chawla has also been the chairman of the Competition Commission of India, and continues to be the chairman of the National Stock Exchange and is also on the Jet Airways board.
19.
International Day for Tolerance is annually observed on

A.November 18
B.November 17
C.November 16
D.November 15


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The International Day for Tolerance is an annual observance declared by UNESCO in 1995 to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. It is observed on 16 November.
20.
Which country to top US as 2nd-Largest Carbon Spewer From Power: IEA Report ?

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India country to top US as 2nd-Largest Carbon Spewer From Power: IEA Report.


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