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1.
During April-December 2018-19, Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India contracted by 7 per cent to USD _______ billion.

A.33.49
B.47.25
C.54.87
D.69.26


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India contracted by 7 per cent to USD 33.49 billion during April-December in the current fiscal. Singapore was the largest source of FDI during April-December 2018-19 with USD 12.97 billion inflow.
2.
PM Modi recently inaugurated Virtual Experiential Museum in ___________.

A.Surat
B.Varanasi
C.Aurangabad
D.Vadodara


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Recently, Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated the Virtual Experiential Museum (VEM) in Varanasi, established by the National Council of Science Museum (NCSM). The museum is set up inside the centrally protected monument observatory of Man Mahal.
3.
The government approved the 2nd phase of grid-connected Rooftop Solar Programme to achieve cumulative capacity of _______ MW from such projects by 2022. 

A.50,000
B.25,000
C.35,000
D.40,000


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme that aims to achieve cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar (RTS) Projects by the year 2022.

4.
Saudi Arabia-backed $_______ billion Ratnagiri refinery project may be shifted to neighbouring Raigad district in Maharashtra.

A.44
B.56
C.38
D.62


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Following farmer protests, Saudi Arabia-backed $44-billion Ratnagiri refinery project may be shifted to neighbouring Raigad district in Maharashtra, instead of the proposed site at Nanar village in Ratnagiri.
5.
Which of the following statement/s is/are true regarding Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019?1) Divorcing through Instant triple talaq will be illegal, void 2) It is a 'non-bailable' offence 3) It would attract a jail term of five years for the husband

A.Only 1 is true
B.Only 2 is true
C.Both 1 and 2 are true
D.Both 1 and 3 are true


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband. While the ordinance makes it a 'non-bailable' offence, an accused can approach a magistrate even before trial to seek bail.
6.
With which Software Company did NIIT collaborate to accelerate the cloudification?

A.Apple
B.Infosys
C.Microsoft
D.TCS


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
NIIT Technologies has announced a global collaboration with Microsoft, to accelerate the ‘cloudification’ of its enterprise clients.

7.
Who is the Chief Minister of Telangana?

A.N.Chandrababu Naidu
B.Pinarayi Vijayan
C.H.D.Kumaraswamy
D.K.Chandrasekhar Rao


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
K.Chandrasekhar Rao is the Chief Minister of Telangana.
8.
ReNew Power has secured a fresh debt financing of ________ from U.S. government's Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

A.$120 million
B.$250 million
C.$350 million
D.$480 million


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
ReNew Power, Clean energy producer, had secured a fresh debt financing of up to $350 million from the U.S. government’s development finance institution Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
9.
Who is the Chairman of IT firm Tech Mahindra(TechM)?

A.Vineet Mahindra
B.Anand Mahindra
C.CP Gurnani
D.N.R.Narayana Murthy


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Chairman of IT firm Tech Mahindra(TechM) is Anand Mahindra.

10.
With which Company did AstraZeneca, a Global biopharmaceutical major, to support Indian start-ups in healthcare?

A.Nasscom
B.Infosys
C.Wipro
D.TCS


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
AstraZeneca, a Global biopharmaceutical major, has joined hands with Nasscom, the IT industry body, to set up an accelerator programme to support Indian start-ups in healthcare.
11.
BFI President ------ appointed as the head of AIBA Elite Foundation

A.Ajay Singh
B.Suresh Kumar
C.Naresh Iyer
D.Dinesh Kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
BFI President Ajay Singh appointed as the head of AIBA Elite Foundation.
12.
Which company Signs Teaming Agreement With Hughes India for Helicopter SATCOM Solutions

A.Bharat Electronics Limited
B.Ashok Leyland
C.Reliance Communications
D.Larsen and tourbo Company


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Bharat Electronics Limited Signs Teaming Agreement With Hughes India for Helicopter SATCOM Solutions.
13.
Anti-drug cell to soon be opened in every school and college of ------

A.Uttarkhand
B.Tamil Nadu
C.Kerala
D.Bihar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Anti-drug cell to soon be opened in every school and college of Uttarkhand.
14.
Which state launches digital platform for Agro land conversion

A.Karnataka
B.Andhra Pradesh
C.Bihar
D.Kerala


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Karnataka state launches digital platform for Agro land conversion.
15.
CM Fadnavis approves ------- for the memorial of Krantikari Khajyaji Naik in Maharashtra

A.Rs 15 crores
B.Rs 25 crores
C.Rs 32 crores
D.Rs 45 crores


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
CM Fadnavis approves Rs 15 crores for the memorial of Krantikari Khajyaji Naik in Maharashtra.



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