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1.
Which of the following U.S program provides preferential duty-free entry from 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories?

A.Trade Policy and Negotiations (TPN)
B.Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
C.Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is a U.S. trade program designed to promote economic growth in the developing world by providing preferential duty-free entry for up to 4,800 products from 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories. GSP was instituted on January 1, 1976, by the Trade Act of 1974.
2.
What is India's status with the USA's Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) program?

A.Expired status
B.Not eligible for GSP status
C.GSP status applicable
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status expired on July 31, 2013, and was most recently reauthorized on June 29, 2015 (effective July 29, 2015) for a period of two and a half years. The relevant legislation permits retroactive extension of GSP benefits. Recently the USA has excluded India from the list of beneficiaries of this program.
3.
Which campaign at Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 was announced by ICC Cricket for Good in partnership with UNICEF to help children?

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


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The world's tallest indoor waterfall, 131-foot-tall, opened for the general public at Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport.



4.
When was the State Himachal Pradesh formed?

A.1971
B.1948
C.1964
D.1949


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The State Himachal Pradesh formed on 25 January 1971.
5.
When did Himachal Pradesh celebrate 72nd Himachal Day?

A.14th April
B.15th April
C.16th April
D.17th April


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Himachal Pradesh celebrated 72nd Himachal Day on 15th April. Himachal Day is celebrated to commemorate its creation.
6.
Which Country labeled U.S. troops in West Asia as ‘terrorist’?

A.Syria
B.Iran
C.Russia
D.India


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Iran’s lawmakers approved a bill labeling U.S. forces in West Asia (Middle East) as terrorist.



7.
The Indo-Pacific policy was articulated by PM Narendra Modi at the ________ in 2018

A.Indo-Pacific Conference
B.Elbrus Dialogue
C.Shangri-La Dialogue
D.Terracotta Conference


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Indo-Pacific policy was articulated by PM Narendra Modi at the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2018. In India, the policy will be run by the MEA.
8.
The Ministry of External Affairs has set up an ________ in the foreign office.

A.Indo-Altlantic division
B.Indo-Pacific division
C.Indo-ASEAN division
D.Indo-Quad division


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Ministry of External Affairs has set up an Indo-Pacific division in the foreign office. The Indo-pacific division is intended to give a coherent architecture to the Indo-Pacific policy.
9.
Google opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in ______.

A.Kenya
B.Ghana
C.Nigeria
D.Malawi


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Google has opened an Artificial Intelligence (AI) research lab in Ghana’s capital Accra, reportedly the first of its kind in Africa, to take on challenges across the continent. Using Google’s AI machine app ‘TensorFlow’, farmers analyze the issue with their plants and boost their production.

10.
Where is kaziranga national park situated?

A.Gujarat
B.Odisha
C.West Bengal
D.Assam


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon district of Assam. This most notable wildlife sanctuary is being declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1985.
11.
ADB committed highest-ever ________ including sovereign loans to India during the year ended December 2018.

A.USD 3 billion
B.USD 2 billion
C.USD 2.5 billion
D.USD 3.5 billion


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Asian Development Bank (ADB) committed a total of USD 3.88 billion, including sovereign loans and co-financing to India during the year ended December 2018. This is the highest level of assistance since sovereign operations began in the country in 1986.
12.
Who is appointed as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank ?

A.Rajesh Yaduvanshi
B.Dinesh Kumar
C.Sathish Kumar
D.Vikram Singh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Rajesh Yaduvanshi is appointed as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank.
13.
How much did UN owe India for peacekeeping operations?

A.USD 28 million
B.USD 25 million
C.USD 38 million
D.USD 31 million


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
United Nations (UN) owes India USD 38 million, the highest it has to pay to any country, for the peacekeeping operations as of March 2019.
14.
Which Small Finance Bank won the Celent Model Bank 2019 Award ?

A.Fincare Small Finance Bank
B.Equitas Small Finance Bank
C.AU Small Finance Bank
D.Capital Finance Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Fincare Small Finance Bank won the Celent Model Bank 2019 Award.
15.
The World Haemophilia Day is observed on _________.

A.April 19
B.April 16
C.April 18
D.April 17


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Haemophilia Day was started in 1989 by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) which chose to bring the community together on April 17 in honour of WFH founder Frank Schnabel’s birthday.


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