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Tuesday, June 11, 2019


1.        Who is the chairperson of the government’s policy think tank, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog?
A) Piyush Goyal
B) Rajiv Kumar
C) Narendra Modi
D) Amit Shah
E) None of these

2.        Food grains production stood at __________ million tones, as per the 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19 by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare?
A) 285.37 million tonnes
B) 283.37 million tonnes
C) 287.37 million tonnes
D) 289.37 million tonnes
E) None of these

3.        Which disease was reviewed by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare(MoHWF) recently in Kerala?
A) Marburg Virus Disease (MVD)
B) Measles Virus Disease (MVD)
C) Nipah Virus Disease (NVD)
D) Lassa Virus Disease (LVD)
E) None of these

4.        Which country has signed with Indian Air Force(IAF) worth Rs 300-crore deal for the supply of more than 100 SPICE bombs (Balakot bombs)?
A) U.S.
B) Bangladesh
C) Russia
D) Israel
E) None of these

5.        Name the Telangana based NGO, which bagged the United Nation’s Equator Prize for 2019.
A) Rural Health Care Foundation
B) Deccan Development Society (DDS)
C) Desire Society
D) Rural Development Society
E) None of these

6.        Which Government programme, has led to reduce ground water contamination as per the UNICEF study titled “Environmental impact of the Swachh Bharat Mission on Water, Soil, and Food”?
A) Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
B) Smart Cities Mission
C) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
D) Digital India
E) None of these

7.        Name the singer, who has become the world’s richest female musician according to the Forbes magazine with an estimated fortune of $600 million.
A) Nicki Minaj
B) Beyonce
C) Madonna
D) Rihanna
E) None of these

8.        Who is the author of the novel titled “An American Marriage”, for which she received Women’s Prize for Fiction worth $40,000?
A) Tayari Jones
B) Toni Morrison
C) Alice Walker
D) Donna Tartt
E) None of these

9.        Name the first South Asian American woman to preside over the US House of Representatives as a temporary speaker.
A) Shivana Jorawar
B) Jayshree Ullal
C) Pramila Jayapal
D) Mira Nair
E) None of these

10.    Name the experimental Ebola drug, which is found to cure Nipah virus as per study published in Science Translational Medicine from National Institutes of Health scientists and colleagues.
A) Valacyclovir
B) Famciclovir
C) Remdesivir
D) Acyclovir
E) None of these

11.    Name the deceased musician, who won grammy award six time.
A) Lari White
B) Malcolm John Rebennack
C) Dolores O’Riordan
D) Micki Varro
E) None of these

12.    Who launched Swachh Survekshan 2020 League in New Delhi recently?
A) Pralhad Joshi
B) Shripad Yasso Naik
C) Hardeep Singh Puri
D) Narendra Singh Tomar
E) None of these

13.    How many days are given for the lenders to review a borrower account after default as per the new NPA guidelines, “Prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets” released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A) 30 days
B) 45 days
C) 15 days
D) 60 days
E) None of these

14.    Which of the following banks are included in the second schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934?
i. Fincare Small Finance Bank
ii. Kookmin Bank
iii. Equitas Small Finance Bank
A) Option i and ii
B) Option i alone
C) Option ii and iii
D) Option i,ii and iii
E) None of these

15.    Business confidence index (BCI) of fourth quarter (QD) for India is projected to _________ percent, for the financial year 2018-19 as per the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)?
A) 9.5%
B) 9.3%
C) 9.4%
D) 9.1%
E) None of these

16.    What is the GDP growth of India for the financial year 2019-20 as per the American multinational banking firm, Goldman Sachs.
A) 7.1 per cent
B) 7.4 per cent
C) 7.2 per cent
D) 7.5 per cent
E) None of these

17.    Who is set to receive the 2019 Global Leadership award along with NASDAQ ‘s (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) President Adena Friedman?
A) Sundar Pichai
B) Vijay K. Thadani
C) Dikesh Malhotra
D) C Vijayakumar
E) None of these

18.    Which manufacturing unit of Indian railways, was awarded with best performing Production Unit in the field of environment on 6th June, 2019?
A) Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
B) Rail Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Karnataka
C) Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh
D) Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, Punjab
E) None of these

19.    Who was elected as the Prime Minister of Thailand?
A) Surayud Chulanont
B) Somchai Wongsawat
C) Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
D) Prayuth Chan-ocha
E) None of these

20.    Which country was permitted by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to host 2023 Asia Cup?
A) China
B) Korea
C) Russia
D) India
E) None of these

21.    Name the Indian footballer, who becomes the most capped football player surpassing the former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia.
A) Sandesh Jhingan
B) Sunil Chhetri
C) Balwant Singh
D) Udanta Singh
E) None of these

22.    What is the current repo rate in the second bi-monthly monetary policy review of RBI for FY20?
A) 5.25%
B) 5.50%
C) 5.75%
D) 5.0%
E) None of these

23.    Which country has recently launched Arctic train service?
A) Russia
B) Germany
C) France
D) United States
E) None of these

24.    Which social networking site has launched its first interactive game show ‘Confetti’ in India?
A) Instagram
B) Pinterest
C) Twitter
D) Facebook
E) None of these

25.    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently signed pact with which company to modernize air traffic management in India?
A) Airbus
B) Boeing
C) Embraer
D) Dassault Aviation
E) None of these

26.    Which country has successfully launched its first sea-based space rocket from Yellow Sea?
A) Indonesia
B) Vietnam
C) Japan
D) China
E) None of these

27.    Which Indian personality has been conferred Maldives’s ‘Nishan Izzuddin’ award?
A) Sushma Swaraj
B) Ram Nath Kovind
C) Narendra Modi
D) Nirmala Sitharaman
E) None of these

28.    Gandhi Cycle Rally for Peace’ has recently organized in which of the following countries?
A) Oman
B) Saudi Arabia
C) South Africa
D) Kenya
E) None of these

29.    Who has been elected as new Prime Minister of Thailand?
A) Thaksin Shinawatra
B) Prayuth Chan-ocha
C) Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
D) Prem Tinsulanonda
E) None of these

30.    Which former US president will be bestowed with the George H. W. Bush Award for Statesmanship?
A) George W. Bush
B) Jimmy Carter
C) Barack Obama
D) Bill Clinton
E) None of these

31.    The first-ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD) has officially observed on which date?
A) June 7
B) June 8
C) June 9
D) June 6
E) None of these



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