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Questions:

1.
__________ sought the response from the Cabinet Committee on Security on a plea seeking directions to remove the dual control of Assam Rifles and bring it under the Ministry of Defence.

A.J&K HC
B.Delhi HC
C.Assam HC
D.Meghalaya HC


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Delhi High Court sought the response from the Cabinet Committee on Security on a plea seeking directions to remove the dual control of Assam Rifles and bring it under the Ministry of Defence.
2.
Which of the following is controlled by Ministry defence and Ministry of Home Affairs?

A.Central Reserve Police Force
B.J&K Security Force
C.Border Security Force
D.Assam Rifles


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
ssam Rifles are the oldest paramilitary force of India. The administrative control of Assam Rifles lies with the Home Ministry, while the operational control is with the Defence Ministry.
3.
NASA announced that SpaceX will fly its DART planetary-defence mission. What does stand for?

A.Dashboard Asteroid Replenary Test
B.Double Asteroid Redirection Test
C.Direct Attack and Reversal Traverse
D.Defined Anterior Remote Tracker


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
NASA announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defence mission. The total launch cost for NASA is estimated to be about $69 million.



4.
Which of the following is to test Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defence mission?

A.JAXA
B.Israel Space Agency
C.ISRO
D.Space X


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
NASA announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defence mission. The total launch cost for NASA is estimated to be about $69 million.
5.
Who is appointed as the CEO of Cairn Oil?

A.Ajay Kumar Dixit
B.Akshaya Kumar
C.Sudhir Mathur
D.Vengatesh Sundar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Cairn Oil & Gas, a division of Vedanta Ltd, has announced the appointment of Ajay Kumar Dixit as its Chief Executive Officer. Dixit succeeds Sudhir Mathur, who after seven successful years with the company, moves on to pursue personal endeavors.
6.
Who was named goodwill ambassador of Team India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019?

A.Saurav Ganguly
B.Mithali Raj
C.Gautam Gambir
D.Harmanpreet Kaur


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj has been named the goodwill ambassador of Team India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC).



7.
Who was appointed as brand ambassador of bus ticketing platform redBus?

A.Rohit Sharma
B.Virat Kohli
C.Hardik Pandya
D.Mahendra Singh Dhoni


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Bus ticketing platform redBus has appointed cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its brand ambassador.
8.
Which bank launched ‘NRI-Insta-Online’ - paperless account opening facility for NRIs?

A.IDBI Bank
B.Indian Bank
C.State Bank of India
D.Syndicate Bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IDBI Bank has launched the ‘NRI-Insta-Online’ account-opening process for NRIs residing in Financial Action Task Force (FATF) member countries.
9.
The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an arm of ____________, has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector.

A.Securities and Exchange Board of India
B.National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
C.Reserve Bank of India
D.Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) launched the 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector along with blockchain technology. IDRBT is an arm of Reserve Bank of India.

10.
World Heritage Day is observed on ________.

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


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
World Heritage Day also known as International Day for Monuments and Sites is an annual event celebrated on 18 April every year. In 2019, the theme is Rural Landscapes.
11.
___________ Vietnam People's Navy Bilateral Exercise Concludes

A.Indian Navy
B.Indian Army
C.Indian Police
D.Indian Defence


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian Navy
12.
FIFA ban former Brazilian football president ______ for life

A.Jose Maria Marin
B.Williams John
C.Paolo Maldini
D.Eden Hazard


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
FIFA ban former Brazilian football president Jose Maria Marin for life
13.
Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel ____ commissioned by General Bipin Rawat

A.Veera
B.ICGS Vijaya
C.ICGS Samrat
D.INS Vikrant


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel Veera commissioned by General Bipin Rawat.
14.
First Earth-Size planet: HD 21749b discovered by ________

A.NASA
B.ISRO
C.Center for Scientific Research and Innovation
D.Stanford University, United States


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
First Earth-Size planet: HD 21749b discovered by NASA.
15.
____________ appointed as chief people officer, Jagjit Singh steps down

A.Padmaja Alaganandan
B.Suresh kumar
C.Naresh Karthick
D.Dinesh Gupta


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Padmaja Alaganandan appointed as chief people officer, Jagjit Singh steps down.


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