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1.
How many Lok Sabha seats won by BJP, to become the second political party in Indian history to come back to power?

A.278
B.292
C.303
D.316


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The 2019 Indian general election was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes took place on 23 May, and on the same day the results were declared. About 900 million Indian citizens were eligible to vote in one of the seven phases depending on the region. BJP got an absolute majority bagging 303-seat mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
2.
The 2019 LS election in which the BJP won with an absolute majority was _______ Lok Sabha election.

A.15th
B.16th
C.17th
D.18th


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The 2019 Indian general election was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes took place on 23 May, and on the same day the results were declared. About 900 million Indian citizens were eligible to vote in one of the seven phases depending on the region. BJP got an absolute majority bagging 303-seat mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
3.
RBI is to create ________ to strengthen the supervision and regulation of commercial banks, urban cooperative banks and NBFCs.

A.specialized supervisory and regulatory cadre
B.Governor Shaktikanta Das commission
C.risk-management advisory board
D.medium-term advisory board


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The central board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved creating a specialized supervisory and regulatory structure for commercial banks, urban cooperative banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs).

4.
Who sworn in as the 6th President of Ukraine?

A.Petro Poroshenko
B.Oleksandr Solovyev
C.Yurii Karmazin
D.Volodymyr Zelensky


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelensky, won the presidency election in April 2019 and sworn in as 6th President of Ukraine recently. He succeeded Petro Poroshenko. According the Central Election Commission, Zelensky won the second round with 73.22% of the votes. He became Ukraine's youngest post-Soviet President.
5.
Who is the Prime Minister of Ukraine?

A.Volodymyr Groysman
B.Petro Poroshenko
C.Oleksandr Solovyev
D.Yurii Karmazin


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Volodymyr Groysman is the Prime Minister of Ukraine.
6.
What are the 2 departments under the Government of India signed recently for joint collaboration on cancer research?

A.Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT) and Dept. of Atomic Energy (DAE)
B.Dept. of Science & Tech (DoS) and Dept. of Research and Education (DRE)
C.Dept. of of Science and Technology (DST) and Dept. of Research for diseases (DoR)
D.Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Dept. of Biotechnology(DBT)


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Two departments under the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for supporting joint collaborative research programs in the area of Cancer.

7.
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula is observed on ________.

A.2nd May
B.23rd May
C.25th May
D.26th May


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
United Nations celebrated May 23 as an International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (IDEOF). The theme for 2019 is “Fistula is a human rights violation, end it now”.
8.
What is the theme of 2019 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula?

A.Fistula-Treat and Live!
B.Fistula is a human rights violation, end it now
C.Women's right to care her
D.No theme


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
United Nations celebrated May 23 as an International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (IDEOF). The theme for 2019 is “Fistula is a human rights violation, end it now”.
9.
Which is the high-albedo ice-covered basin on Pluto?

A.Ultima Thule
B.Sputnik Planitia
C.Phobos
D.Deimos


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Sputnik Planitia, originally Sputnik Planum, is a high-albedo ice-covered basin on Pluto, about 1,050 by 800 km in size, named after Earth's first artificial satellite.

10.
UN downgraded the global economy growth forecast to 2.7% in ___________

A.2019
B.2020
C.2021
D.2022


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
UN downgraded the global economy growth forecast to 2.7% in 2019.
11.
______ Japan, South Korea, Australia Hold 1st Naval Drills In Western Pacific

A.USA
B.Pakistan
C.Saudi Arabia
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
USA Japan, South Korea, Australia Hold 1st Naval Drills In Western Pacific.
12.
________ records 15% GSDP growth in FY19 with Rs. 8,66,875 crore

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


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Teleganna records 15% GSDP growth in FY19 with Rs. 8,66,875 crore.
13.
Who won 'Global Asian of the Year' Award for Contribution to Women's Healthcare Ecosystem?

A.Hema Divakar
B.Nithya Suresh
C.Rashmi Narayana
D.Niranjani kumar


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Hema Divakar won 'Global Asian of the Year' Award for Contribution to Women's Healthcare Ecosystem.
14.
WHO declared ___________and ________ as malaria-free countries

A.Bahrain and Belgium
B.Algeria and Argentina
C.Costa rica and Denmark
D.Hongkong and Island


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
WHO declared Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free countries.
15.
Whom to be sworn in as CM of Andhra Pradesh?

A.N. Chandrababu Naidu
B.Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
C.Chandrasekhara Rao
D.Ganta Srinivasa Rao


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy to be sworn in as CM of Andhra Pradesh.
16.
Who won conferred with 'German Chemistry Prize'

A.Dr. Ankur Patwardhan
B.Dr . Suresh Krishnan
C.Dr. Vikram Suraj
D.Dr. Dinesh Karthik


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Dr. Ankur Patwardhan won conferred with 'German Chemistry Prize.
17.
Which team crowned As Indian Women’s League Champions?

A.Sethu FC
B.East Bengal FC
C.Dempo S.C.
D.Bengaluru FC


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Sethu FC team crowned As Indian Women’s League Champions.
18.
How many million loan was granted to India for Railway Track Electrification Project by Asian Development Bank?

A.750
B.250
C.354
D.486


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
750 million loan was granted to India for Railway Track Electrification Project by Asian Development Bank.


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