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Questions:

1.
How much did the Karnataka government approve for the developmental works under Nava Bengaluru Scheme?

A.Rs.8,037.87 crore
B.Rs.6,100 crore
C.Rs.7,587.62 crore
D.Rs.4,320.87 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Karnataka State Cabinet approved a grant of Rs.8,037.87 crore for the development works in the city under the Chief Minister’s Nava Bengaluru Scheme.
2.
How much did the Karnataka government approve for the developmental works under Nava Bengaluru Scheme?

A.Rs.8,037.87 crore
B.Rs.6,100 crore
C.Rs.7,587.62 crore
D.Rs.4,320.87 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Karnataka State Cabinet approved a grant of Rs.8,037.87 crore for the development works in the city under the Chief Minister’s Nava Bengaluru Scheme.
3.
Which of the following Senate passed the First Step Act?

A.Germany
B.US
C.UK
D.Russia


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The U.S. Senate passed the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform Bill, that would roll back what are seen as excessively punitive criminal justice policies that have been in place since the crackdown on crime in the 1980s.


4.
Who was reinstated as Prime MInister of Sri Lanka?

A.Maithripala Sirisena
B.Ranil Wickremesinghe
C.Mahinda Rajapaksa
D.Karu Jayasuriya


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena named a 30-member Cabinet, days after Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated as prime minister following a lengthy political crisis.
5.
Which of the following upcoming film has been named the ‘most anticipated film of 2019’ by the global film and TV website IMDb?

A.Glass
B.Avengers: Endgame
C.Captain Marvel
D.Dark Phoenix


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Marvel Studios' upcoming film 'Captain Marvel' has been named the most anticipated film of 2019 by the global film and TV website IMDb.
6.
Who has been appointed as the new Indian Ambassador to the United States?

A.Gautam Bambawale
B.Riva Ganguly Das
C.Navtej Sarna
D.Harsh Vardhan Shringla


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Shringla, a 1984-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) diplomat will succeed Navtej Sarna.


7.
In which State is the festival Karavali Utsav celebrated?

A.Assam
B.Manipur
C.Karnataka
D.Telangana


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The Karavali Utsav to be inaugurated on 21st December in Mangaluru, Karnataka.
8.
How many votes received in favor of United Nations General Assembly’s ‘Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration’ on December 19?

A.163
B.152
C.149
D.138


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The General Assembly’s vote tally included 152 votes in favor, 12 abstentions, and five votes against, which included the US.
9.
Who has been appointed as the new coach of the India women's cricket team?

A.Venkatesh Prasad
B.Gary Kirsten
C.WV Raman
D.Trent Johnston


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Ex-Indian men's cricket team opener WV Raman has been appointed as the coach of the Indian women's cricket team despite India's 2011 men's World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten being the first choice.
10.
Which bank partnered with Paisabazaar.com to offer home loans to customers?

A.Karnataka Bank
B.Canara Bank
C.Yes Bank
D.Dena bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Karnataka Bank partnered with Paisabazaar.com to offer home loans to customers.
11.
Which institute fines Iffco Tokio, Royal Sundaram Rs 5 lakh each?

A.IRDAI
B.BHEL
C.BSNL
D.NTPC


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
IRDAI Institute fines Iffco Tokio, Royal Sundaram Rs 5 lakh each.
12.
Which country to phase out plastic shopping bags from July 1,2019?

A.New zealand
B.Australia
C.Pakistan
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
New zealand country to phase out plastic shopping bags from July 1,2019.
13.
Which country obtained fifth-most deadliest place to be a journalist, Afghanistan worst: Reporters without Borders (RSF)?

A.India
B.Pakistan
C.Indonesia
D.Denmark


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India country obtained fifth-most deadliest place to be a journalist, Afghanistan worst: Reporters without Borders (RSF).
14.
Which state launched Health Insurance Scheme(MHIS-IV) merging it with Ayushman Bharat scheme?

A.Meghalaya
B.Assam
C.Tripura
D.Sikkim


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Meghalaya state launched Health Insurance Scheme(MHIS-IV) merging it with Ayushman Bharat scheme.


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