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1.
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, which of the following has been named world's most expensive city?

A.Geneva
B.Paris
C.New York
D.Osaka


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, Asia's Lion City - Singapore has been joined by Paris and Hong Kong in a tie at the top of the table.
2.
Who won the Windham-Campbell Prize $165,000 under the non-fiction category?

A.Arundhati Roy
B.Vikram Seth
C.Amitav Gosh
D.Raghu Karnad


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian Writer Raghu Karnad has won the Windham-Campbell Prize $165,000. Windham-Campbell Prize in the non-fiction category for his debut book, The Farthest Field: An Indian Story Of The Second World War.
3.
Which of the resolutions piloted by India did UNAE adopt?

A.Single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management
B.Reduction of Carbon emission and sustainable nitrogen management
C.Afforestation and Reduction of Carbon emission
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has adopted two resolutions piloted by India on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management.

4.
What is the position of India in the overall medals tally at Asian Youth Championships 2019?

A.5th
B.3rd
C.4th
D.2nd


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian youth team finish second in the overall medals tally with a total of 26 medals including eight gold, nine silver and nine bronze medals.
5.
Which of the following becomes the first Indian Coast Guard ship to visit Indonesia?

A.Vijit
B.Samarth
C.Rajdhwaj
D.Samrat


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Vijit' became the first-ever Coast Guard ship to visit Sabang, Indonesia. ICGS Vijit is the 2nd in the series of 90 meter Offshore Patrol Vessels and was commissioned at Goa on 11 Dec 2010. 'Vijit' meaning ‘Winner or Victorious’.
6.
How many member states are there in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?

A.5
B.6
C.7
D.8


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an international alliance that consists of 8 member states.

7.
__________ will be the first joint military exercise of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

A.Sary-Arka-Antiterror 2019
B.GARUDA SHAKT 2019
C.Prabal Dostyk 2019
D.Ekuverin 2019


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The decision to hold Sary-Arka-Antiterror 2019, the first joint military exercise of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was announced at the during the 34th meeting of the RATS council held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
8.
Recently which cyclone affected over 1.5 million people in Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe?

A.Marcus
B.Kong-rey
C.Idai
D.Yutu


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The cyclone, called Idai, has affected more than 1.5 million people in the three southern African countries - Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, according to the United Nations and government officials.
9.
ArcelorMittal got approval from _______ to buy Essar Steel worth Rs.42,000 crore?

A.National Green Tribunal (NGT)
B.National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)
C.National Appellate Tribunal (NAT)
D.Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (DSAT)


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLT) gave a conditional nod to a Rs.42,000-crore offer by world’s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal to buy Essar Steel.

10.
Business line Changemaker Awards are to mark the completion of _______ by the Hindu Business Line

A.10 years
B.25 years
C.35 years
D.40 years


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Business line Changemaker Awards were constituted in the year 2018 to mark the completion of 25 years by the Hindu Business Line.
11.
Which state gets digital awareness, launches i-help initiative to promote electoral literacy

A.Assam
B.TamilNadu
C.Himachal Pradesh
D.Andhra Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Assam state gets digital awareness, launches i-help initiative to promote electoral literacy.
12.
Which of the following won the Businessline Changemaker Award 2019 for the Category Changemaker of the Year?

A.Clean Ganga Committee
B.ONGC Committee
C.GST Council
D.National Council for Minorities


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Businessline Changemaker Awards were constituted in the year 2018 to mark the completion of 25 years by the Hindu Business Line. Changemaker Of The Year was awarded to GST Council.
13.
Which of the following Indian shuttler won Silver medal at Swiss Open 2019?

A.B Sai Praneeth
B.Parupalli Kashyap
C.Subhankar Dey
D.Lakshya Sen


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth won the silver medal at the Swiss Open after losing the men's singles final to world number two and top-seeded Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi in Basel, Switzerland.
14.
Which company Launched Project Sangam To Boost Indias Swachh Bharat Mission?

A.Microsoft
B.Apple
C.Samsung
D.Dell


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Microsoft Launched Project Sangam To Boost Indias Swachh Bharat Mission.
15.
Who Won Australian F1 Grand Prix 2019?

A.Valtteri Bottas
B.L. Hamilton
C.M. Verstappen
D.S. Vettel


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Valtteri Bottas Won Australian F1 Grand Prix 2019.
16.
Who topped the Forbes’ List of ‘World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019’?

A.Juhi Chawla
B.Mukesh Ambani
C.Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao
D.Preity Zinta


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani topped Forbes' list of The World's Richest Sports Team Owners 2019, with a net worth of around $50 billion.
17.
Which country signed an MOU On Digital Education Initiatives with Afghanistan?

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India signed an MOU On Digital Education Initiatives with Afghanistan.
18.
How many countries jointly initiated the International Space Station (ISS) programme?

A.5
B.8
C.10
D.13


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The International Space Station is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. The ISS programme is a joint project between five participating space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada).
19.
Which of the following Russian aircraft successfully reached International Space Station?

A.Almaz spacecraft
B.Voskhod program spacecraft
C.TKS spacecraft
D.Soyuz spacecraft


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying NASA Astronaut Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin successfully docked International Space Station (ISS).
20.
Who was sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa?

A.Vishwajit Rane
B.Vijai Sardesai
C.Sudin Dhavalikar
D.Pramod Sawant


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Pramod Sawant (45), former Speaker of Goa legislative Assembly and MLA from Sankhelim in North Goa was sworn-in as 13th Chief Minister of Goa, succeeding Manohar Parrikar, who died on March 17 after a prolonged battle with advanced pancreatic cancer.
21.
How many medals India won at Special Olympics World Games?

A.188
B.255
C.325
D.465


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India won 188 medals at Special Olympics World Games.


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