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1.
Which System did the Saudi government approve for the first time for investors and skilled expatriates approved to stimulate the national economy?

A.Diverse residence Scheme
B.Diplomatic residing System
C.Privileged Iqama Scheme
D.Nitaqat System


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Saudi government has approved for the first time Privileged Iqam, a scheme for entrepreneurs, investors and skilled expatriates approved to stimulate the national economy. The approval is aimed at attracting long-term investments as the government tries to diversify the economy and boost domestic spending.
2.
What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?

A.Saudi Pound
B.Saudi dirham
C.Saudi riyal
D.Saudi fils


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The currency of Saudi Arabia is Saudi riyal.
3.
Who was awarded the Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction?

A.PM Narendra Modi
B.Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade
C.Pravin Gordhan
D.Pramod Kumar Mishra


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has awarded the Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Pramod Kumar Mishra. The award recognized his dedication to improving the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters. He is currently serving as Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.

4.
Who instituted the UN Sasakawa Award?

A.Nippon Foundation
B.REACT International
C.Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
D.GlobalMedic


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
United Nations Sasakawa Award was instituted in 1986 by Nippon Foundation. It is jointly given by the UNDRR and the Nippon Foundation.
5.
Who is appointed as the US deputy attorney general?

A.Rod Rosenstein
B.Jeffrey Rosen
C.Mike Pompeo
D.Patrick M.Shanahan


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Jeffrey Rosen was confirmed as the United States’ latest deputy attorney general by the US Senate. He replaces Rod Rosenstein.
6.
Over 2.7 lakh Rohingya refugees in ________ have been registered by the United Nations, several getting identity cards as their first-ever proof of documentation.

A.Myanmar
B.Thailand
C.Bangladesh
D.India


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Over 2.7 lakh Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been registered by the United Nations, several getting identity cards as their first-ever proof of documentation.

7.
Who became the first cricketer with 100 million social media followers?

A.Ravindra Jadeja
B.Ajinkya Rahane
C.Virat Kohli
D.MS Dhoni


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Virat Kohli is the first cricketer in the world ever to break into the 100 million category for followers on social media. Virat Kohli has Facebook (37.1 million), Twitter (29.4 million) and Instagram (33.5 million) to his name.
8.
The bacterium ‘Escherichia coli’ is found mainly in:

A.Paddy fields for nitrogen fixation
B.Root Nodules of leguminous plants
C.Pteridophytes
D.Human Intestine


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Bacterium 'Escherichia coli' is found mainly in human intestine. Escherichia Coli is a type of bacterium present in the intestine and the gut of human body.
9.
European Union imposed a combined fine of ______ on 5 banks for currency rigging.

A.$1.2 billion
B.$2.3 billion
C.$1.6 billion
D.$2.8 billion


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The European Union has imposed a combined fine of $1.2 billion on Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland over foreign exchange rigging.

10.
Ieoh Ming Pei has died at age of 102 years. He was a World famous ________.

A.Musician
B.Architect
C.Theatre Personality
D.Physician


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The world famous architect IM Pei recognised as one of the last great modernist architects, passed away on May 16, 2019. Ieoh Ming Pei is a famously known for his design of the iconic Louvre Pyramid, the main entrance to the Louvre Museum which houses the Mona Lisa among other historical works of art.
11.
Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89. He was the Former Prime Minister of _______.

A.Italy
B.Germany
C.Australia
D.Canada


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Australia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died. He served as prime minister between 1983 and 1991, making him the longest serving on the Labor side of politics.
12.
Taj, Singapore sign ____________ cr partnership to buy hotels in India

A.4000 Crores
B.5000 Crores
C.6500 crores
D.8500 crores


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Taj, Singapore sign 4000 Crores cr partnership to buy hotels in India.
13.
USD 10 million on offer in ICC World Cup, winner to earn __________

A.4 million
B.5 million
C.7 millions
D.9 million


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
USD 10 million on offer in ICC World Cup, winner to earn 4 million.
14.
Which company Partners With France Based Firm Rakuten Aquafadas

A.Tech Mahindra
B.Infosys
C.Wipro
D.Cognizant


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Tech Mahindra Partners With France Based Firm Rakuten Aquafadas.
15.
IBM Garage To Co-Create AI-based Automation Solutions With ______________

A.HDFC ERGO
B.Aviva Insurance
C.Birla Life Insurance
D.State Bank Insurance


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IBM Garage To Co-Create AI-based Automation Solutions With HDFC ERGO.
16.
Which Football Confederation to have first-ever female referee team?

A.Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
B.Confederation of African Football (CAF)
C.Confederation of North,Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)
D.Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to have first-ever female referee team for men AFC cup.


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