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Monday, August 5, 2019


1.           Which country has partnered with India & launched the “Innovation for Clean Air” (IfCA) initiative in Bengaluru to test interventions related to equality and support India’s transition to EV (electric vehicles) integration?
A) United States(US)
B) Japan
C) United Kingdom(UK)
D) Russia
E) None of these

2.           What is the position of India among the highest risk country in the world as per the Verisk Maplecroft’s Water Stress Index 2019?
A) 38th
B) 35th
C) 40th
D) 46th
E) None of these

3.           In which four states, One Nation One Ration Card scheme was launched in order to boost the National Food Security?
A) Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat
B) Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat
C) Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra and Gujarat
D) Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and Gujarat
E) None of these

4.           Name the state, which has launched a special digitized policing system called “Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS)” to aid police investigations.
A) Gujarat
B) Kerala
C) Maharashtra
D) Karnataka
E) None of these

5.           Which country has exempted visa fees for Indian tourists which range from $20 to $40?
A) Sri Lanka
B) Myanmar
C) Maldives
D) Thailand
E) None of these

6.           Which sector’s Non Performing Assets (NPA) can be directly sold by domestic banks to investors abroad as part of the one-time settlement (OTS) on behalf of the borrowing company?
A) Production and Commercial mortgages
B) Manufacturing and Infrastructure sectors
C) Commercial mortgages and Manufacturing
D) Infrastructure sectors and Commercial mortgages
E) None of these

7.           Name the bank that will be converted into small finance bank(SFB) with the aim to provide micro-credit at the doorsteps to individuals and SME’s(Small and medium-sized enterprises).
A) Jio Payments Bank
B) Airtel Payments Bank
C) India Post Payments Bank(IPPB)
D) Aditya Birla Payments Bank
E) None of these

8.           Which entity has partnered with Edelweiss Tokio Life insurance to offer mobile-based group insurance solutions for the customers?
A) MobiKwik
B) Paytm
C) FreeCharge
D) PhonePe
E) None of these

9.           Union Ministry of Finance of India has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on Import of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) from which countries?
A) Pakistan and China
B) Singapore and Malaysia
C) South Korea and Malaysia
D) South Korea and Thailand
E) None of these

10.        Who was honoured with prestigious Entrepreneur of the year award 2019 in the event hosted by America’s Business Magazine Entrepreneur India?
A) Suneil Shetty
B) Ruhan Rajput
C) Milind Soman
D) Arjun Rampal
E) None of these

11.        Name the youngest doctor of Gulbarga (Kalaburagi), Karnataka, who was felicitated with ‘Pride of Nation Award’ by the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh.
A) Balamurali Ambati
B) Heenal Raichura
C) Vinayak S Hiremath
D) Akrit Jaswal
E) None of these

12.        Who was appointed as the 20th governor of Nagaland?
A) RN Ravi
B) Krishan Kant Paul
C) Padmanabha Acharya
D) Ashwani Kumar
E) None of these

13.        Name the Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, who took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA).
A) Raosaheb Danve
B) Babul Supriyo
C) Girraj Prasad Gupta
D) Ramdas Athawale
E) None of these

14.        To which government agency, Rakesh Asthana was appointed as the Director General?
A) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
B) Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI)
C) National Investigation Agency(NIA)
D) Intelligence Bureau(IB)
E) None of these

15.        Which institute scientists have developed the world’s first robot hand for the rehabilitation of stroke patients?
A) Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Madras
B) Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Delhi
C) Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
D) Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur
E) None of these

16.        Name the telescope of NASA, which has discovered 3 new planets in a new planetary system TOI 270 which are the smallest and nearest known to date at just 73 light-years away from our earth.
A) Transmitting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
B) Kepler space telescope(KST)
C) James Webb Space Telescope(JWST)
D) Spitzer Space Telescope(SST)
E) None of these

17.        Who topped in the Badminton World Federation ranking in Women’s singles event?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) PV Sindhu
C) Nozomi Okuhara
D) Akane Yamaguchi
E) None of these

18.        Name the founder of the largest coffee chain in India, Cafe Coffee Day(CCD), who passed away recently.
A) V. G. Siddhartha Hegde
B) Harshad Mehta
C) Harivansh Rai Bachchan
D) B.M. Khaitan
E) None of these

19.        The 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-5B) has taken place in which city?
A) Jakarta
B) Kuala Lumpur
C) Nay Pyi Taw
D) Bangkok
E) None of these

20.        Which former Indian Cricketer has been honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award?
A) Sunil Gavaskar
B) Kapil Dev
C) Ajit Wadekar
D) Anil Kumble
E) None of these

21.        What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons?
A) Human Trafficking: call your government to action
B) Act to protect and assist trafficked persons
C) Unite to eradicate human trafficking
D) Protect rights of human trafficking victims
E) None of these

22.        The Innovation for Clean Air (IfCA) has been launched by India & which country in Bangaluru?
B) France
C) Belgium
D) South Africa
E) None of these

23.        Which union ministry has launched the Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi?
A) Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
B) Ministry of Home Affairs
C) Ministry of Finance
D) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
E) None of these

24.        The National Security Guard (NSG) works under which union ministry?
A) Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
B) Ministry of Home Affairs
C) Ministry of Law and Justice
D) Ministry of Defence
E) None of these

25.        Which Indian personality has been honoured with the prestigious 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award?
A) K Sivan
B) Anna Hazare
C) Ravish Kumar
D) Mary Kom
E) None of these

26.        Which state government has launched ‘Save Green, Stay Clean’ campaign?
A) West Bengal
B) Punjab
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Haryana
E) None of these

27.        Which state / UT has announced free electricity for people using up to 200 units under a domestic connection?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Delhi
E) None of these

28.        Who is the author of the book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age”?
A) Sundar Pichai
B) Brad Smith
C) Satya Nadella
D) Jeff Bezos
E) None of these

29.        The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) is located in which city?
A) Jaipur
B) Bhopal
C) Dehradun
D) Delhi
E) None of these

30.        What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)?
A) Breastfeeding and Work: Let\’s Make It Work!
B) Sustaining Breastfeeding Together
C) Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life
D) Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
E) None of these



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