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Friday, October 18, 2019


1.        Which country will issue a commemorative coin to mark the 150th birthday anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
A) United Kingdom (UK)
B) Russia
C) China
D) United States(US)
E) None of these

2.        Who topped in the 21st edition of the annual GG2 Leadership Awards ceremony 2019 in London?
A) Chuka Umunna
B) Gina Miller
C) Sajid Javid
D) Priti Patel
E) None of these

3.        Which country becomes the member of Group of 20 (G20) Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance recently?
A) United States
B) India
C) Bangladesh
D) Myanmar
E) None of these

4.        Under which act, Balancehero India Private Limited was Penalized worth Rs 12.88 lakh by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for non-compliance of regulatory guidelines?
A) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2005
B) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2006
C) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2008
D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
E) None of these

5.        Which bank has signed a MoU with Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to provide cashless, paperless and transparent payment system to small traders?
A) Union Bank of India (UBI)
B) State Bank of India (SBI)
C) Canara Bank
D) Indian Bank
E) None of these

6.        Name the organization, which has received the Reserve Bank of India (RBI ) license to set up a non-banking financial company(NBFC) in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
A) Geojit Comtrade Ltd.
B) GSFS Capital Securities
C) Credit Saison India
D) Indian Angel Network Services
E) None of these

7.        Who was conferred with the Health Council Award 2019 in Healthcare technology category by Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO)?
A) Niraj Baxi
B) Rahul Shukla
C) H R Shah
D) Hitesh Bhatt
E) None of these

8.        Name the first Ethiopian, who was felicitated with Nobel Peace Prize 2019?
A) Abiy Ahmed Ali
B) Meles Zenawi
C) Isaias Afwerki
D) Lemma Megersa
E) None of these

9.        Who topped in the Forbes India Rich List 2019 for the 12th consecutive year with a net worth of $51.4 billion by Forbes India?
A) Uday Kotak
B) Pallonji Mistry
C) Mukesh Ambani
D) Gautam Adani
E) None of these

10.    What is the name of the app launched by Indian Railways, through which the passengers can register their complaints online?
B) Nyaya Bandhu
C) e-Pathshala
D) Sahyatri
E) None of these

11.    Who is the author of the book titled “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need”?
A) Mark Zuckerberg
B) Elon Musk
C) Bill Gates
D) Jeff Bezos
E) None of these

12.    What was the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child 2019?
A) Theme – “EMPOWER girls: emergency response and resilience planning”
B) Theme – “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls”
C) Theme – “A Skilled Girlforce”
D) Theme – “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable”
E) None of these

13.    On which date, World Obesity Day is observed annually?
A) October 8
B) October 11
C) October 10
D) October 9
E) None of these

14.    What was the theme of the World Egg Day 2019?
A) Theme – “Eat your egg today and every day”
B) Theme – “Eggs as the Source of Life and Egg Discoveries”
C) Theme – “The Global Egg Market: past, present, future – challenges and possibilities”
D) Theme – “Protein for Life”
E) None of these

15.    Where was the 2nd edition of Indian Navy(IN) –Bangladesh Navy(BN) Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) 2019 held?
A) Khulna, Bangladesh
B) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
C) Dhaka, Bangladesh
D) Northern Bay of Bengal
E) None of these

16.    Where was the first ever ‘India Sports Summit- Fitness: $10 Billion Opportunity’ 2019 held?
A) Bengaluru, Karnataka
B) New Delhi, Delhi
C) Mumbai, Maharashtra
D) Hyderabad, Telangana
E) None of these

17.    Where was the India’s 1st ‘Garbage Cafe’ inaugurated?
A) Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh
B) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
C) Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh
D) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
E) None of these

18.    Where was the 7th edition of the C40 world mayors Summit 2019 with the aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve climate resilience held?
A) Washington, D.C., United States
B) Beijing, China
C) Moscow, Russia
D) Copenhagen, Denmark
E) None of these

19.    Name the new reporting system launched by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for all co-operative banks (urban, State & district central)?
A) Co-operative Bank Information System (CBIS)
B) Co-operative Bank Management System (CBMS)
C) Central Information System for Banking Infrastructure (CISBI)
D) Complaint Management System (CMS)
E) None of these

20.    Which country topped in the Brand Finance Nation Brands 2019 as per the report released by Brand Finance?
A) United States of America (USA)
B) United Kingdom (UK)
C) China
D) Germany
E) None of these

21.    What is the rank of India as per the annual report on the most valuable and strongest nation brands named Brand Finance Nation Brands 2019?
A) 4th
B) 5th
C) 6th
D) 7th
E) None of these

22.    Alexei Leonov passed away recently, he was a _______________?
A) Director
B) Producer
C) Actor
D) Astronaut
E) None of these

23.    On which date, 1st World Cotton Day (WCD) is observed?
A) October 6
B) October 7
C) October 8
D) October 9
E) None of these

24.    What was the theme of the World Arthritis Day 2019?
A) Theme – “Time2Work”
B) Theme – “Don’t Delay, Connect Today”
C) Theme – “It’s in your hands, take action”
D) Theme – “The Future In Your Hands”
E) None of these

25.    What was the theme of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2019?
A) Theme – “Stop the illegal killing, taking and trade of Migratory Birds!”
B) Theme – “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution”
C) Theme – “Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation”
D) Theme – “Their Future is our Future – A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People”
E) None of these

26.    The first-ever National Hindi Science writers conference has started in which city?
A) Jabalpur
B) New Delhi
C) Shimla
D) Lucknow

27.    Olga Tokarczuk, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018, is from which country?
A) Poland
B) Austria
C) France
D) Britain
E) None of these

28.    Who is the author of the book “A Sorrow Beyond Dreams”?
A) Kazuo Ishiguro
B) Peter Handke
C) Olga Tokarczuk
D) Bob Dylan
E) None of these

29.    The union ministry has launched which Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme?
A) Gemini
B) Libra
C) Pisces
D) Dhruv
E) None of these



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