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Wednesday, May 1, 2019


1.        Indian Army and National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited, has signed MoU to build four underground tunnels along the borders of which country?
i. Bangladesh
ii. China
iii. Pakistan
iv. Afghanistan
1) Option i & ii
2) Option ii & iv
3) Option iii & ii
4) Option iv & i
5) None of these

2.        Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) launched Malaria Elimination Research Alliance (MERA) in order to eliminate the disease from India by which year?
A) 2040
B) 2030
C) 2020
D) 2025
E) None of these

3.        According to “State of the internet/security” report, released by Akamai Technologies, which country was most targeted nation by hackers in 2018?
B) Russia
C) India
D) Japan
E) None of these

4.        Which is the sole Indian institute featured in the QS EMBA Rankings 2019?
A) Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
B) Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore’s (IIM-B)
C) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
D) Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
E) None of these

5.        Where was the first-ever talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held?
A) Khabarovsk, Russia
B) Pyongyang, North Korea
C) Vladivostok, Russia
D) Kaesŏng, North Korea
E) None of these

6.        Which organization has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to implement e-mandates (electronic mandates) for internet banking and debit cards to automatically deal with their recurring payments?
A) National Payments Corporation of India
B) Immediate Payment Service
D) Indian Banks’ Association
E) None of these

7.        Which tech giant has became the world’s third entity to cross worth $1 trillion?
A) Amazon
B) Microsoft
C) Apple
E) None of these

8.        Name the British Indian Novelist, who won the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2019 for the novel “Solo”.
A) Salman Rushdie
B) Rudyard Kipling
C) Preti Taneja
D) Rana Dasgupta
E) None of these

9.        Name the World billiards and snooker champion, who won the first Asian Snooker Tour title recently.
A) Pankaj Advani
B) Dhruv Sitwala
C) Aditya Mehta
D) Sourav Kothari
E) None of these

10.    Where was the International Shooting Sport Federation(ISSF) World Cup 2019 held?
A) Beijing, China
B) Munich, Germany
C) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D) New Delhi, India
E) None of these

11.    What was the theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2019?
A) Theme – “Reach for Gold: IP and Sports”
B) Theme – “Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity”
C) Theme – “Innovation – Improving Lives”
D) Theme – “Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined”
E) None of these

12.    Which organization has signed the Letter of Intent (LOI) with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to promote participation, skill and empowerment among young children?
A) Child Rights International Network India
B) Children International India
C) United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) India
D) Save the Children India
E) None of these

13.    Who was appointed as head of 13 member committee formed by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to review regulatory framework on micro insurance?
A) Adnan Mahmood
B) Suresh Mathur
C) M.Rajyalakshmi Rao
D) Goraknath Agarwal
E) None of these

14.    Which private sector bank has collaborated with India’s health insurance company, Max Bupa to launch ‘AnyTimeHealth machines’ for distributing health insurance products?
A) Axis Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) IndusInd Bank
E) None of these

15.    Asset size of over how much crore for non-deposit taking Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) has extended the coverage of Ombudsman Scheme by Reserve Bank of India(RBI) recently?
A) 100 crore
B) 50 crore
C) 20 crore
D) 75 crore
E) None of these

16.    Which of the following denomination note is set to release by Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A) Rs.5000
B) Rs.1000
C) Rs.5
D) Rs.20
E) None of these

17.    Which motif is depicted in the back side of the new Rs.20 denomination note?
A) Mangalyaan
B) Ellora caves
C) Hampi with Chariot
D) Sanchi Stupa
E) None of these

18.    What is the revised interest rate of Employee’s Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19?
A) 8.45%
B) 8.55%
C) 8.35%
D) 8.65%
E) None of these

19.    Name the Social entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu, who was ranked 45th in the Fortune magazine’s 2019 list of the world’s greatest leaders for inventing low cost pad making machine.
A) Arunachalam Muruganantham
B) Sandeep Ahuja
C) Naveen Krishna
D) Smita Ram
E) None of these

20.    Which telescope is used by National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) for confirming that the Universe is expanding about 9% faster than expected?
A) Keck Observatory
B) Galileo National Telescope
C) Spitzer Space Telescope
D) Hubble Space Telescope
E) None of these

21.    Where was the Asian Boxing Championship 2019 held?
A) Beijing, China
B) Bangkok, Thailand
C) Jakarta, Indonesia
D) New Delhi, India
E) None of these

22.    How many medals does India won in the Asian Boxing Championship 2019?
A) 15 medals
B) 14 medals
C) 13 medals
D) 12 medals
E) None of these

23.    Which country has received the One Day International (ODI) status after USA and Oman recently?
A) Nepal
B) Papua New Guinea
C) Namibia
E) None of these

24.    Who has became the first woman umpire to stand in a men’s ODI in the final match of ICC World Cricket League 2?
A) Claire Polosak
B) Meg Lanning
C) Nicola Carey
D) Ashleigh Gardner
E) None of these

25.    Which of the following banks has launched India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ at lower interest rates?
D) Axis Bank
E) None of these



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