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Questions:

1.
RBI declined which Bank's proposal to name change after its merger with LIC?

A.Dena Bank
B.IDBI Bank
C.Indus Ind Bank
D.Karur Vysya Bank


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has turned down IDBI Bank’s proposal to change its name following the transfer of a controlling 51% stake to LIC, insurance behemoth, from the government of India.
2.
Due to the squalid conditions in the Gaza Strip 40 animal were moved to the sanctuaries of ________.

A.Israel
B.Jerusalem
C.Jordan
D.West Bank


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Forty animals, including five lions, are to be rescued from squalid conditions in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian. The animals would be taken out of a zoo in the Palestinian enclave and relocated to sanctuaries in Jordan next week.
3.
Which of the following spacecraft has its mission of the asteroid Ryugu?

A.Hayabusa2
B.SELENE
C.IKAROS
D.Akatsuki


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Japanese space agency, JAXA's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has its mission of the asteroid Ryugu.
4.
Social media platforms and _________ presented a 'Voluntary Code of Ethics' for the General Election 2019.

A.Lok Sabha (House of the People)
B.Election Commission of India (ECI)
C.Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
D.Ministry of Information and Technology


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Social media platforms and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) presented a 'Voluntary Code of Ethics' for the General Election 2019 to the Election Commission of India.
5.
India Post released a special stamp cover on Ice Stupa in ________.

A.Jammu
B.Gulmarg
C.Pahalgam
D.Leh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India Post released a special stamp cover on Ice Stupa in Leh at an event in the presence of Himalayan Institute of Alternatives Ladakh founder Sonam Wangchuk who spearheaded the Ice Stupa initiative.
6.
What is the position occupied by Indian shuttler PV Sindhu in the latest World Badminton Rankings?

A.Third
B.Fourth
C.Fifth
D.Sixth


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
In the women's singles rankings, P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are static with Sindhu at sixth and Saina at ninth position. Japan's Kento Momota is leading the men's chart while Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying is topping the women's singles list.
7.
Who is the recipient of the 2019 Templeton Prize?

A.Gérard Mourou
B.Marcelo Gleiser
C.Donna Strickland
D.John Templeton


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser (60) was awarded 2019 Templeton Prize worth $1.4 million for his work on blending science and spirituality. It makes him first Latin American to win this award.
8.
Power Finance Corporation (PFC) will acquire the entire 52.63 per cent shares of the government in REC for Rs __________.

A.14,500 crore
B.12,500 crore
C.18,500 crore
D.16,500 crore


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
State-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) will acquire the entire 52.63 per cent shares of the government in REC for Rs 14,500 crore by the month-end, a move that will help the centre to meet its disinvestment target.
9.
Recently, Ministry of Defence has cleared the proposal to procure _______ lakh hand grenades for the Indian Army under its Make in India programme.

A.20
B.10
C.5
D.15


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared the proposal to procure 10 lakh hand grenades for the Indian Army under its Make in India programme. The Rs 500 crore proposal comes shortly after the Defence Ministry cleared the acquisition of assault rifles and signed a joint venture with Russia to manufacture AK-203 rifles for the infantry units of the Indian Army.
10.
Which of the following Indian shuttler placed in top 10 in the latest World Badminton Rankings?

A.Sai Praneeth
B.Lakshya Sen
C.Parupalli Kashyap
D.Kidambi Srikanth


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Kidambi Srikanth remains static and is the best placed Indian in the men's rankings at seventh. He is followed by Sameer Verma (14th), H S Prannoy (24th), Subhankar Dey (43rd), Parupalli Kashyap (48th), Ajay Jayram (52nd) and Sourav Verma (53rd).
11.
Fitch Cuts India GDP Growth Forecast For FY20 To ----------

A.6.8%
B.7.2%
C.8.5%
D.3.8%


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Fitch Cuts India GDP Growth Forecast For FY20 To 6.8%
12.
Which country ban Assault Weapons

A.New Zealand
B.Russia
C.Thailand
D.Pakistan


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
New Zealand ban Assault Weapons.
13.
----- to donate IPL opener proceeds to families of Pulwama attack

A.CSK
B.Mumbai Indians
C.Rajasthan Royals
D.Delhi Daredevils


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
CSK to donate IPL opener proceeds to families of Pulwama attack.
14.
Which Ministry releases national guidelines on responsible business conduct

A.Ministry of Coroprate Affairs
B.Ministry of Defence
C.Ministry of External Affairs
D.Ministrey of Internal Affairs


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Ministry of Coroprate Affairs releases national guidelines on responsible business conduct.
15.
Which state plans to introduce caravans in major spots to boost tourism

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Uttarkhand state plans to introduce caravans in major spots to boost tourism.


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