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1.
NITI Aayog and ________ organized the first workshop on the development of the India Energy Modelling Forum (IEMF).

A.United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID)
B.United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
C.Russia Agency for International Development (RAID)
D.Japan Agency for International Development (JAID)


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Niti Ayog in association with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized the first workshop on the development of the India Energy Modelling Forum (IEMF).
2.
Erode's _________ received GI tag from the Geographical Indication Registry.

A.Garlic
B.Turmeric
C.Tea
D.Areca nut


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Erode Turmeric has finally received GI tag from the Geographical Indication Registry. Erode is the city in the state of Tamil Nadu.
3.
Where was the Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) held?

A.Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
B.Nairobi, Kenya
C.Pune, Maharashtra
D.Mumbai, Maharashtra


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. The joint exercise would be held at Pune's Foreign Training Node at Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering in Kirkee.

4.
Which of the following exercise was held between India and Africa?

A.AFINDEX
B.INDO-AR
C.COPE 2019
D.Yudh Abhyas


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27.
5.
Which of the following bank launched 'YONO cash', cardless withdrawal of cash?

A.ICICI
B.HDFC
C.SBI
D.Yes


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
State Bank of India launched ‘YONO Cash’ for cardless withdrawal of cash at over 16,500 SBI ATMs across the country.
6.
----- appointed as advisor of Delhi Capitals for IPL 2019

A.Sourav Ganguly
B.Rahul Dravid
C.Sachin Tendulkar
D.Ravichandran Ashwin


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Sourav Ganguly appointed as advisor of Delhi Capitals for IPL 2019.

7.
----- welcomes France's decision to sanction Masood Azhar

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India welcomes France's decision to sanction Masood Azhar.
8.
Income Tax dept cracks down on terror funding in -----

A.Kashmir valley
B.Bihar
C.Andhra Pradesh
D.Patna


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Income Tax dept cracks down on terror funding in Kashmir valley.
9.
Which section of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) criminalises homosexuality?

A.IPC 377
B.IPC 477
C.IPC 144
D.IPC 497


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) criminalises homosexuality. IPC Section 377 was introduced in 1864 during the British rule of India. Modelled on the Buggery Act of 1533, it makes sexual activities "against the order of nature" illegal.

10.
JP Duminy announces his retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup. He belongs to which team?

A.England
B.New Zealand
C.South Africa
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Jean-Paul Duminy, often shortened to JP Duminy, is an international South African cricketer. He is vice-captain of the South Africa T20I team. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off spin bowler.
11.
Which state has the maximum number of first-time voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections?

A.Maharashtra
B.Madhya Pradesh
C.Uttar Pradesh
D.West Bengal


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
According to Election Commission, West Bengal has the maximum number of first-time voters, around 20.1 lakh, in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. WB is followed by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, with around 16.7 lakh and 13.6 lakh first-time voters, respectively.
12.
Which two countries co-host the Copa America in 2020?

A.Argentina and Colombia
B.China and Qatar
C.Russia and Italy
D.Brazil and Uruguay‎


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Argentina and Colombia have been chosen in principle to co-host the 2020 Copa America. The 2020 Copa América will be the 47th edition of the Copa América.
13.
India sets ‘aspirational’ target for engineering exports at USD _______billion by 2025.

A.180
B.200
C.150
D.225


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India can achieve a three-fold "aspirational" increase in its engineering exports to reach $200 billion by 2025, if concerted efforts are made by the government and industry to develop a conducive ecosystem, and ensuring inputs at competitive prices, according to an EEPC India-Deloitte strategy paper.


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