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Oct 17, 2019

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1. Who launched the Team Cashless India campaign?

A. Visa
B. Rupay
C. MasterCard
D. Paytm

2. When was the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) launched?

A. 2014
B. 2016
C. 2017
D. 2018

3. Debayan Saha, an IIT Kharagpur graduate, has invented a device called _________ to curb air pollution.

A. PM 2. 0
B. PM 2. 5
C. PM 3. 0
D. PM 3. 5

4. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) awarded __________ biomedical scientists for their work in the area of health research to solve various health issues.

A. 25
B. 46
C. 58
D. 70

5. How many Unicorns, start-ups, of Hurun Research, are present in India?

A. 42
B. 35
C. 21
D. 15

6. Which State is to organize India’s first KHON Ramlila program?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Bihar
C. Odisha
D. Uttar Pradesh

7. When was the World Maths Day instituted?

A. 2003
B. 2005
C. 2007
D. 2000

8. Where was the Sangam festival 2019-20 held?

A. Rajasthan
B. J&K
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh

9. What is the theme for the 2019 Global Handwashing Day?

A. Clean hands make the world go round
B. Fight germ warfare
C. Infection control is in your hands
D. Clean Hands for All

10. How many Unicorns, start-ups, did Hurun Research find across the world based in 25 countries and 118 cities?

A. 255
B. 494
C. 678
D. 942

11. India is the _______ largest producer of coffee in the worlD.

A. 3rd
B. 6th
C. 9th
D. 12th

12. Which Country topped the 2019 Hurun Global Unicorn List?

A. USA
B. China
C. Russia
D. Japan

13. Who instituted the World Maths Day?

A. UNICEF
B. Google
C. 3P Learning
D. Wiz LtD.

14. When is the Global Handwashing Day observed?

A. 10 October
B. 15 October
C. 2 November
D. 11 November

15. Which Country is to host the 5th Edition of the World Coffee Conference?

A. China
B. India
C. Malaysia
D. Singapore

16. Who released the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) 2019?

A. UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
B. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
C. World Trade Organization (WTO)
D. A&B

17. What is the theme of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR)?

A. Indirect tax Measures (ITM)
B. International tariff Measures (ITM)
C. Non-tariff measures (NTMs)
D. None of the above

18. When is the World Maths Day observed?

A. 18 September
B. 15 October
C. 15 May
D. 12 April

19. India ranks _________ in the 2019 Hurun Global Unicorn List.

A. 3rd
B. 7th
C. 21st
D. 43rd

20. Which State government is signing an MoU with NASSCOM to create more jobs for the youth by promoting investment in the information technology sector?

A. Maharashtra
B. Manipur
C. Mizoram
D. Madhya Pradesh

21. Which a mobile app did Maharashtra State government launch to minimize the loss of life by making roads safe for driving?

A. Road-Seva Maharashtra
B. e-RServ Maharashtra
C. MRADMS Maharashtra
D. None of the above

22. Who is the Chairman of the Competition Commission of India (CCI)?

A. Saravana Kumar
B. PK Singh
C. Vijay Kumar Agarwal
D. Subojith Singh

23. What was the base year for the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)?

A. 2006-15
B. 2007-16
C. 2009-18
D. 2010-19

24. Who approved the Kora Master Fund LP investment of $75 million in Edelweiss Securities LtD. ?

A. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)
B. Competition Commission of India (CCI)
C. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
D. Asian Development Bank (ADB)

25. When was the Competition Commission of India (CCI) established?

A. 1995
B. 1998
C. 2000
D. 2003

26. When was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty instituted?

A. 1965
B. 1978
C. 1992
D. 2006

27. Which country ranked last in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)?

A. China
B. Canada
C. Sri Lanka
D. Indonesia

28. What is the theme for the 2019 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty?

A. Poverty is not a curse; it is just a condition and can be removed completely!
B. Poverty: A hinderance to the mental and physical growth of a person, Remove it away
C. Acting together to empower children, their families, and communities to end poverty
D. Poverty- A condition to be overcome through education

29. When was the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) founded?

A. 1962
B. 1974
C. 1982
D. 1996

30. When is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed?

A. 2 October
B. 10 October
C. 17 October
D. 23 October

31. Who released the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)?

A. World Health Organization (WHO)
B. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
C. Trust and Charity Association (TCA)
D. Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

32. IAF launched fighter operations from _______ civilian airfields in the eastern part of India to undertake operations from dispersed locations in case of hostilities.

A. 3
B. 5
C. 6
D. 8

33. Who is the President of NASSCOM?

A. Rishad Premji
B. Debjani Ghosh
C. Ireena Vittal
D. Keshav R Murugesh

34. Which country topped the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)?

A. USA
B. Myanmar
C. New Zealand
D. Australia

35. Which company demonstrated India’s first-ever live 5G video call using the millimeter-wave (mmWave) spectrum?

A. Ericsson
B. Samsung
C. Qualcomm
D. A&C

36. India ranked _________ in the World Giving Index (WGI) for the year 2019?

A. 41st
B. 63rd
C. 82nd
D. 101st

37. When was Going Online as Leaders (GOAL) was launched in March 2019?

A. August 2019
B. May 2019
C. June 2019
D. March 2019

38. When was the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) established?

A. 1982-82
B. 1986-87
C. 1991-93
D. 1996-98

39. Government partnered with _________ for the Second Phase of Going Online as Leaders (GOAL).

A. NITI Aayog
B. Google
C. Facebook
D. A&C

40. Where was the 48th edition of the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair (IHGF) held?

A. New Delhi
B. Greater Noida
C. Lucknow
D. Jaipur

41. What are the current handicraft exports of India?

A. Rs.22,340 crore
B. Rs.25,000 crore
C. Rs.26,590 crore
D. Rs.28,700 crore

42. Which scheme was launched to strengthen and scale up the Eat Right India movement?

A. Food Safety Mitra scheme
B. Food Security Measure scheme
C. Food Safety Measure scheme
D. Food Security Mitra scheme

43. The _________ edition of the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair (IHGF) was held at the India Expo Centre & Mart at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

A. 41st
B. 42nd
C. 48th
D. 50th

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Answers:

Q 01 – C
Q 02 – D
Q 03 – B
Q 04 – B
Q 05 – C
Q 06 – D
Q 07 – C
Q 08 – B
Q 09 – D
Q 10 – B
Q 11 – B
Q 12 – B
Q 13 – C
Q 14 – B
Q 15 – B

Q 16 – D
Q 17 – C
Q 18 – B
Q 19 – A
Q 20 – D
Q 21 – C
Q 22 – A
Q 23 – C
Q 24 – B
Q 25 – D
Q 26 – C
Q 27 – A
Q 28 – C
Q 29 – B

Q 30 – C
Q 31 – D
Q 32 – C
Q 33 – B
Q 34 – A
Q 35 – D
Q 36 – C
Q 37 – D
Q 38 – B
Q 39 – D
Q 40 – B
Q 41 – C
Q 42 – A
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