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Questions:

1.
World Toilet day is observed on ?

A.November 19th
B.September 26th
C.July 28th
D.December 5th


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
World Toilet day is observed on November 19th.
2.
What is the name of the name of the joint venture that was announced between Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and S&P Dow Jones in 2013?

A.S&P Dow Jones Index
B.BSE index
C.Asia Index
D.None of the above


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Asia’s oldest bourse, is to snap ties with S&P Dow Jones. BSE plans to develop indices through its in-house development team. S&P Dow Jones manages and operates the benchmark Sensex. The two entities had announced a joint venture (JV) named Asia Index in 2013.
3.
Which is the Asia’s oldest bourse?

A.Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
B.National Stock Exchange (NSE)
C.Kolkata Stock Exchange (KSE)
D.Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE)


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
BSE is the Asia's oldest bourse and the nation's first stock exchange.
4.
What was the cumulative loss of the State-owned banks in the July-September quarter of the current fiscal?

A.Rs.20,716.2 crore
B.Rs.18,716.2 crore
C.Rs.14,716.2 crore
D.Rs.25,716.2 crore


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The cumulative losses of the State-owned banks widened nearly three-and-a-half times to Rs.14,716.2 crore in the July-September quarter of the current fiscal.
5.
Which of the Indian player won bronze in BWF World junior badminton championship at Markham, Canada?

A.Srikanth Kidambi
B.Lin Dan
C.Vitidsarn
D.Lakshya Sen


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India’s Lakshya Sen won a bronze medal in the BWF World junior badminton championship at Markham, Canada. He was defeated by Thailand's Vitidsarn.
6.
Which of the following state has now become the third state in India to ban hookah bars through law after Gujarat and Maharashtra?

A.Uttar Pradesh
B.West Bengal
C.Assam
D.Punjab


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
After Maharashtra and Gujarat, Punjab becomes country's third state to ban hookah bars or lounges. The ban was announced through a law after President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill from the state to check the use of tobacco.
7.
Padma Shri awardee Alyque Padamsee passes away at 90’. He was a renowned __________.

A.Musician
B.Poet
C.Theatre personality
D.Politician


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A renowned theatre personality, Padamsee had also received a Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. He is also known for portraying Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the 1982 film 'Gandhi'.
8.
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit _______ from 21st to 24th November, 2018.

A.Australia
B.Vietnam
C.Singapore
D.Thailand


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The President's second leg of the visit will be in Australia from November 21 to 24. This is the first visit by an Indian President to Australia. On the first leg of his two-nation tour, Kovind visit Vietnam from 18-20 November 2018 on the invitation of Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
9.
Who won gold in the 62nd National Shotgun championship held at Jaipur, Rajasthan?

A.Ahvar Rizvi
B.Ankur Mittal
C.Mohd. Asab
D.Vinay Pratap Singh


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mohd. Asab and Ahvar Rizvi defeated Ankur Mittal, the reigning World champion, and won the double trap gold and silver in the 62nd National Shotgun championship held at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
10.
Who conferred with Global Education Leaders Award 2018?

A.Dr. Saroj Suman Gulati
B.Dr. Naresh Singh
C.Dr. Suresh Kumar
D.Dr. Krishna Raj


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Dr. Saroj Suman Gulati conferred with Global Education Leaders Award 2018.
11.
How many millions loan did Government of India and ADB signed to support IIFCL in India?

A.300
B.250
C.450
D.850


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Union Government and ADB signed 300 millions to support IIFCL in India.
12.
Who to replace Hasmukh Adhia as Revenue Secretary in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) ?

A.Ajay Bhushan
B.Rajesh Kumar
C.Nithish Kumar
D.Dinesh Rajan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Ajay Bhushan to replace Hasmukh Adhia as Revenue Secretary in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
13.
PM Modi attended Maldives President __________'s swearing-in ceremony on November 17, 2018.

A.Abdul Hamid
B.Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
C.Abdulla Yameen
D.Muhammadu Buhari


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
PM Modi attended Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's swearing-in ceremony on November 17, 2018. Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate who surprisingly emerged victorious over incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in the election held on September 23, had extended the invitation during a phone call by Modi.
14.
To which country do the U.S. and European firm look as an alternative for trade after the U.S.-China trade war?

A.Japan
B.India
C.Iran
D.UAE


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
U.S. and European firms are looking at options away from China after the U.S.-China trade war. Companies in the U.S. and Europe are looking at long-term options to build supply chain capabilities in India as an alternative to China.
15.
Government has given the final clearance for a project to build duplex flats for Members of Parliament (MP) at a cost of Rs._______ crore in New Delhi.

A.726.5
B.486.5
C.546.5
D.676.5


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Environment Ministry has given the final clearance for a project to build duplex flats for Members of Parliament (MP) at a cost of ₹676.5 crore in New Delhi. The building complex will have 264 new flats along with servant quarters and basement car parking.
16.
Who presented lifetime achievement award in Delhi ?

A.Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
B.Suresh Karna
C.Yadav Dharma
D.Naresh Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan presented lifetime achievement award in New Delhi
17.
The maximum speed of the India's first indigenously developed engineless train "Train 18" is _________.

A.220 Km/hr
B.250 Km/hr
C.180 Km/hr
D.270 Km/hr


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The maximum speed of the "Train 18" is 220 Km/hr. According to Railways, the train was made to run at three different speeds of 30 kilometers per hour (Km/hr), 50 Km/hr and 60 Km/hr respectively.
18.
India's first indigenously developed engineless train "________" successfully conducted its first trial run on November 18.

A.Train 16
B.Train 20
C.Train 18
D.Train 19


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
India's first indigenously developed engineless train "Train 18" on November 18 successfully conducted its first trial run on tracks at Moradabad-Rampur section of Northern Indian Railways.
19.
What is the new category did the Maratha Cabinet approve in order to extend reservation for the Maratha community?

A.Socially Backward Class
B.Educationally Backward Class
C.Socially and Educationally Backward Class
D.Economically, Socially and Educationally Backward Class


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Maharashtra Cabinet approved the decision to extend reservation to the Maratha community. The reservation was extended by creating a new category called Socially and Educationally Backward Class.
20.
What is the major drawback of a single Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System as per the experts?

A.It presents less accuracy of the air pollution rate
B.It is of high cost
C.The system fails to calculate the pollution level
D.The system is not available in India


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Experts say that a single Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System would make a solution to this problem. But such a device cannot represent an accurate picture of air pollution for the entire city.
21.
10th Indra 2018: India, Russia joint military exercise held in -------?

A.Jhansi, UP
B.Chennai, Tamil Nadu
C.Bengaluru, Karnataka
D.Bihar, Patna


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
10th Indra 2018: India, Russia joint military exercise held in Jhansi, UP.


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