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Questions:

1.
Which of the following app did the Election Commission of India develop for the Lok Sabha election 2019?

A.eECI
B.cVIGIL
C.elodgecomplain
D.eciviliancomplaint


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Election Commission of India has developed cVIGIL, a mobile app, for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. ‘cVIGIL’ stands for 'Vigilant Citizen’. It was launched in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
2.
Which of the Capital markets regulator barred Motilal Oswal Commodities Broker and India Infoline Commodities (IICL)?

A.SEBI
B.NSE
C.BSE
D.Both B and C


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has declared Motilal Oswal Commodities Broker and India Infoline Commodities (IICL) unfit to function as commodity brokers on account of their alleged role in the Rs.5,600 crore settlement scam at the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) that came out in the open in July 2013.
3.
Which of the following military exercise is hosted by US and Thailand?

A.Harimau Shakti
B.Cobra Gold
C.COPE 2019
D.VIKRAM II


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The annual Cobra Gold military exercise was hosted by Thailand and the United States.
4.
Who is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh?

A.Anandiben Patel
B.Yogi Adityanath
C.Kamal Nath
D.Naveen Patnaik


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Kamal Nath is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
5.
Where was the Cobra military exercise held?

A.US
B.India
C.Indonesia
D.Thailand


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Cobra Gold military exercise was held in Thailand.
6.
Which of the following scheme did the Madhya Pradesh government launch to guarantees 100 days of employment to urban youth?

A.Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana
B.Mukhyamantri Yuva Rojgar Yojana
C.Rajya Yuva Swabhiman Yojana
D.Rajya Yuva Rojgar Yojana


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Madhya Pradesh government launched its flagship scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’. This scheme guarantees 100 days of employment every year to urban youth from economically weaker sections.
7.
Which state government recently launched boat ambulance service for remote areas at the cost of around ₹5.40 crore?

A.West Bengal
B.Odisha
C.Kerala
D.Assam


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government has launched a boat ambulance service to ferry patients to hospitals in remote areas. The project costs around ₹5.40 crore.
8.
Who made his T20 International debut for India against Australia on February 24, 2019?

A.Kamlesh Nagarkoti
B.Ruturaj Gaikwad
C.Mayank Markande
D.Sandeep Lamichhane


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mayank Markande made his senior Team India debut in the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Visakhapatnam. The 21-year-old spinner Markande hence became the 79th player to represent India in the shortest format of the game.
9.
Government increased Risk and Hardship Allowance for CAPF personnel from ₹9,700 to ________ per month for those up to the Inspector rank.

A.₹17,300
B.₹15,300
C.₹19,300
D.₹13,300


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Ministry of Home Affairs increased the Risk and Hardship Allowance for CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) personnel from ₹9,700 to ₹17,300 per month for those up to the Inspector rank. For those above Inspector rank, allowance was increased from ₹16,900 to ₹25,000.
10.
Scientists have discovered ------- new galaxies using a Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) telescope

A.300,000
B.400,000
C.560,000
D.650,000


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Scientists have discovered 300,000 new galaxies using a Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) telescope.
11.
SpaceX launched Israel’s first moon lander Beresheet from -------

A.Florida
B.Australia
C.Iran
D.Indonesia


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
SpaceX launched Israel’s first moon lander Beresheet from Florida.
12.
Merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with BoB (Bank of Baroda) to be effective from --------

A.April
B.May
C.June
D.July


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with BoB (Bank of Baroda) to be effective from April.
13.
Which of the following scheme did the Maharashtra government launch to guarantees 100 days of employment to urban youth?

A.Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana
B.Mukhyamantri Yuva Rojgar Yojana
C.Rajya Yuva Swabhiman Yojana
D.Rajya Yuva Rojgar Yojana


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Madhya Pradesh government launched its flagship scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’. It was launched by the Chief Minister Kamal Nath. This scheme guarantees 100 days of employment every year to urban youth from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).
14.
Who has been appointed as Saudi Arabia’s first female ambassador to United States?

A.Loujain Al-Hathloul
B.Haifa Al-Mansour
C.Somayya Jabarti
D.Reema bint Bandar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Saudi Arabia has appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar, a former business executive and philanthropist, as its first female ambassador to the United States.
15.
Which of the following Indian Shooter claimed gold medal with a world record score of 245 in ISSF World Cup?

A.Ravinder Singh
B.Saurabh Chaudhary
C.Abhishek Verma
D.Sanjeev Rajput


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The 16-year-old Indian Shooter Saurabh Chaudhary claimed gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol event with a world record score of 245.0 in the final at the season-opening International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) event. In addition, he sealed a berth for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
16.
GST on under construction houses cut from 12% to _______%.

A.1
B.8
C.5
D.6


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The GST Council announced under construction properties priced over ₹45 lakh will invite 5% GST, instead of 12%. A residential property priced at ₹45 lakh or below will now be defined as "affordable" and taxed at 1%, from 8% earlier.
17.
--------- became First Indian Woman to receive Future of Nature Award?

A.Divya Karnad
B.Sreenidhi
C.Nithya Kumar
D.Revathi Menon


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Divya Karnad became First Indian Woman to receive Future of Nature Award.
18.
------- named brand ambassador of Swasth Immunised India

A.Anil Kapoor
B.Dinesh Karthik
C.Rajesh Sharma
D.Kareena Kapoor Khan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Kareena Kapoor Khan named brand ambassador of Swasth Immunised India.
19.
------- named brand ambassador of Swasth Immunised India

A.Anil Kapoor
B.Dinesh Karthik
C.Rajesh Sharma
D.Kareena Kapoor Khan


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Kareena Kapoor Khan named brand ambassador of Swasth Immunised India.
20.
Who won Best Actress award at Oscar 2019?

A.Olivia Colman
B.Glenn Close
C.Yalitza Aparicio
D.Lady Gaga


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Olivia Colman has won the Oscar for best actress for The Favourite. Rami Malek scooped the best actor gong.
21.
Which of the following film won Oscar 2019 Best Foreign Film?

A.Shoplifters
B.Roma
C.Cold War
D.Capernaum


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. “Roma” was the eighth film from Mexico nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, and the first to win.
22.
Which of the following Indian Short film won 2019 Oscar Award in the category ‘Best Short Documentary’?

A.End Game
B.Black Sheep
C.Lifeboat
D.Period. End of Sentence.


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India-based short film on menstruation, titled 'Period. End of Sentence.' has won the Oscar 2019 for Best Documentary Short Subject.
23.
-------- won the FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment

A.Jindal Steel and Power Ltd
B.Ashok Leyland
C.Larsen and Toubro Company
D.Reliance Communications


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd won the FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment.
24.
Which bank bundles NBFCs into a single type to offer operational flexibility

A.Reserve Bank of India
B.Dena Bank
C.Canara Bank
D.Yes bank


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Reserve Bank of India bundles NBFCs into a single type to offer operational flexibility.
25.
Which state approved Rs 466 Crore Sanitary Napkin Scheme for adolescent girls?

A.Tamil Nadu
B.Odisha
C.Kerala
D.West Bengal


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Odisha approved Rs 466 Crore Sanitary Napkin Scheme for adolescent girls.


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