CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.Who is the topped billionaire list compiled by Hurun Global Rich List 2019?

 A.Zack Ma

 B.Mark Zuckerberg

 C.Bill Gates

 D.Jeff Bezos

 2.A joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour between India and ____________.

 A.Myanmar

 B.Bhutan

 C.Nepal

 D.Bangladesh

 3.Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a new National War Memorial to the nation. It is situated in _________.

 A.New Delhi

 B.Mumbai

 C.Goa

 D.Pune

4.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has been invited to deliver an address at the OIC in Abu Dhabi. OIC stands for_________

 A.Oil Importing Countries

 B.Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

 C.Organisation of Oil Importing Countries

 D.Organisation of Indian-ocean Countries

5.Which of the following state has become the first state to deploy specially-trained dogs to check smuggling of liquor?

 A.Kerala

 B.Punjab

 C.Bihar

 D.Uttar Pradesh

6.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world in___________.

 A.Assam

 B.Goa

 C.Delhi

 D.Agra

7.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in South Korea, will receive the __________ in recognition of his dedication to international cooperation, global growth and human development.

 A.South Korea Leadership Award

 B.South Korea Peace Prize

 C.Seoul Peace Prize

 D.Korean Leadership Award

8.Who among the following won Laureus World Sports Award for World Sportsman of the Year?

 A.Roger Federer

 B.Charles Hamelin

 C.Pankaj Advani

 D.Novak Djokovic

9.Which of the following city hosted the 40th International Annual Desert Festival?

 A.Bikaner

 B.Alwar

 C.Jaisalmer

 D.Udaipur

10.Indian Air Force conducted mega exercise ‘Vayu Shakti’ at _________.

 A.Tezpur

 B.Pokhran

 C.Panagarh

 D.Jaisalmer

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.Reserve Bank of India and Bank of Japan have signed a BSA recently. What is the full form of BSA?

 A.Bilateral Swap Arrangement

 B.Bilateral Swap Agreement

 C.Bilateral Security Arrangement

 D.Bilateral Service Arrangement

2.Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has announced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh, that is the Southern Coast Railway and it will be headquartered in-

 A.Amaravati

 B.Visakhapatnam

 C.Tirupati

 D.Vijayawada

3.Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has announced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh. It will be the __________ zone in the country.

 A.21st

 B.16th

 C.18th

 D.15th

4.IRCTC has launched its own digital payment aggregator called _________________.

 A.iSecure

 B.iMoney

 C.iPay

 D.iTransfer

5.Who has become the first batsman ever to smash 500 or more sixes in international cricket recently?

 A.Chris Gayle

 B.Virat Kohli

 C.Glenn Maxwell

 D.MS Dhoni

6.The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in-

 A.Ahmedabad

 B.Patna

 C.Varanasi

 D.Gwalior

7.What is the ranked of India in the ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2019’ which is prepared by the ‘Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook?

 A.31st

 B.47th

 C.53rd

 D.22nd

8.Which of the following country has topped in the ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2019’?

 A.Norway

 B.USA

 C.Denmark

 D.Sweden

9.National Science Day is celebrated across India on-

 A.27th February

 B.24th February

 C.28th FebruarY

 D.25th February

10.Who is the only Asian among the top 10 richest billionaire list compiled by Hurun Researc

 A.Daniel Zhang

 B.Jack Ma

 C.Ratan Tata

 D.Mukesh Ambani

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Q1. Digital payments company Paytm, in association with _________________, has launched its first credit card called Paytm First Card.

 A.ICICI Bank

 B.SBI

 C.Yes Bank

 D.Citi Bank

Q2. Which Telecom company and HDFC Life Insurance have tied up to offer life cover for customers who get a prepaid recharge done?

 A.Bharti Airtel

 B.Vodafone

 C.BSNL

 D.Jio

3.Which of the following country is unanimously chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year 2020?

 A.USA

 B.Japan

 C.China

 D.India

Q4. Merchant service and UPI payments app BharatPe has roped in Bollywood actor/actress _____________________ as its brand ambassador.

 A.Alia Bhatt

 B.Ranveer Singh

 C.Salman Khan

 D.Deepika Padukone

Q5. The Reserve Bank of India has appointed its former Deputy Governor, R Gandhi, on the board of private sector lender ____________________ as an additional director.

 A.HDFC Bank

 B.Yes Bank

 C.Axis Bank

 D.ICICI Bank

Q6. The Indian Navy’s first full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) was inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral ________________ at Diamond Harbour near Kolkata, West Bengal.

 A.Birender Singh Dhanoa

 B.Karambir Singh

 C.Bipin Rawat

 D.Sunil Lanba

 7.In which city, Consultative Group (CG) meeting of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) was held?

 A.New Delhi

 B.Vienna

 C.New York

 D.Geneva

  1. In 1993, the General Assembly decided in a resolution that ______________ May of every year should be observed as The International Day of Families.

 A.13th May

 B.15th May

 C.16th May

 D.14th May

9.The Central Government has extended the ban on the LTTE for another five years. LTTE is terrorist organization that has historical root in ___________.

 A.India

 B.Sri Lanka

 C.Myanmar

 D.Pakistan

10.India has recently extended 1 billion dollar Line of Credit to which of the following East Asian Country to set up its first-ever grass-root refinery?

 A.Macau

 B.Taiwan

 C.Mongolia

 D.Indonesia

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.Reserve Bank of India and Bank of Japan have signed a BSA recently. What is the full form of BSA?

A.Bilateral Swap Arrangement

B.Bilateral Swap Agreement

C.Bilateral Security Arrangement

D.Bilateral Service Arrangement

2.Union Railway Minister PiyushGoyal has announced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh, that is the Southern Coast Railway and it will be headquartered in-

A.Amaravati

B.Visakhapatnam

C.Tirupati

D.Vijayawada

3.Union Railway Minister PiyushGoyal has announced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh. It will be the __________ zone in the country.

 A.21st

 B.16th

 C.18th

 D.15th

4.IRCTC has launched its own digital payment aggregator called _________________.

A.iSecure

B.iMoney

C.iPay

D.iTransfer

5.Who has become the first batsman ever to smash 500 or more sixes in international cricket recently?

A.Chris Gayle

B.ViratKohli

C.Glenn Maxwell

6.The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in-

A.Ahmedabad

B.Patna

C.Varanasi

D.Gwalior

7.What is the ranked of India in the ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2019’ which is prepared by the ‘Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook?

 A.31st

 B.47th

 C.53rd

 D.22nd

8.Which of the following country has topped in the ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2019’?

A.Norway

 B.USA

C.Denmark

D.Sweden

9.National Science Day is celebrated across India on-

 A.27th February

 B.24th February

 C.28th FebruarY

 D.25th February

10.Who is the only Asian among the top 10 richest billionaire list compiled by HurunResearc

A.Daniel Zhang

B.Jack Ma

C.Ratan Tata

D.MukeshAmbani

 

11.Who is the topped billionaire list compiled by Hurun Global Rich List 2019?

A.Zack Ma

B.MarkZuckerberg

C.Bill Gates

D.Jeff Bezos

12.A joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour between India and ____________.

A.Myanmar

B.Bhutan

C.Nepal

D.Bangladesh

13.Prime Minister NarendraModi dedicated a new National War Memorial to the nation. It is situated in _________.

A.New Delhi

B.Mumbai

C.Goa

D.Pune

14.External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj has been invited to deliver an address at the OIC in Abu Dhabi. OIC stands for_________

A.Oil Importing Countries

B.Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

C.Organisation of Oil Importing Countries

D.Organisation of Indian-ocean Countries

15.Which of the following state has become the first state to deploy specially-trained dogs to check smuggling of liquor?

A.Kerala

B.Punjab

C.Bihar

D.Uttar Pradesh

16.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world in___________.

A.Assam

B.Goa

C.Delhi

D.Agra

17.Prime Minister NarendraModi, in South Korea, will receive the __________ in recognition of his dedication to international cooperation, global growth and human development.

A.South Korea Leadership Award

B.South Korea Peace Prize

C.Seoul Peace Prize

D.Korean Leadership Award

18.Who among the following won Laureus World Sports Award for World Sportsman of the Year?

A.Roger Federer

B.Charles Hamelin

C.PankajAdvani

D.NovakDjokovic

19.Which of the following city hosted the 40th International Annual Desert Festival?

A.Bikaner

B.Alwar

C.Jaisalmer

D.Udaipur

20.Indian Air Force conducted mega exercise ‘Vayu Shakti’ at _________.

A.Tezpur

B.Pokhran

C.Panagarh

D.Jaisalmer

1.Which of the following organisation has unanimously passed the first-ever resolution ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing?

 A.OPEC

 B.IMF

 C.UNSC

 D.BRICS

2.Who among the following is the author of the book “Indian Fiscal Federalism”?

 A.Amartya Sen

 B.Raghuram Rajan

 C.Arun Jaitley

 D.Y. V. Reddy

3.Name the first Indian port operator that has recorded cargo movement of more than 200 million metric tonnes (MMT) at nine ports along the east  and west coasts.?

 A.Mody Ports

 B.Adani Ports

 C.Tata Ports

 D.Birla Ports

4.Name the Himachal Pradesh village that has become the highest polling station in the world.

 A.Thalan

 B.Tashigang

 C.Mangalpur

 D.Tilothgang

5.Who among the following has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female head of state?

 A.Violeta Bulc

 B.Emma Bonino

 C.Maria Damanaki

 D.Zuzana Caputova

6.The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935. It was established on the recommendation of the ____________.

 A.Hilton Robert Commission

 B.Young Simon Commission

 C.Hilton Young Commission

 D.Simon Commission

7.Which of the following country defeated India in the penalty shootout in the final of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019?

 A.India

 B.South Korea

 C.Malaysia

 D.Indonesia

8.Which of the following organization has become the ‘first Indian shipyard’ to build and deliver 100 warships?

 A.Western India Shipyard Limited

 B.Goa Shipyard Limited

 C.Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers Ltd

 D.Bharati Shipyard Limited

9.Which of the following organization has developed its ‘largest power storage system in Asia’ at Osaka train station in Japan?

 A.Google

 B.ISA

 C.EnerSys

 D.Tesla

10.Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the country’s newest satellite named _________, from Sriharikota launch station. The spacecraft meant to provide electronic intelligence to the Armed Forces is the first of its kind for the country.

 A.DEFISAT

 B.OMISAT

 C.CARTOSAT

 D.EMISAT

 11.Sucre is the Capital city of __________.

 A.Chile

 B.Bolivia

 C.Croatia

 D.Georgia

12.The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has recently awarded Geographical Indication (GI) to five varieties of Indian coffee. Which one of the following is not among them?

 A.Coorg Arabica coffee

 B.Araku Valley Arabica coffee

 C.Chikmagalur Arabica coffee

 D.Tchipa Arabica coffee

13.The Winners of the 64th Filmfare Awards were announced recently in Mumbai. Who among the following has won Best Debut Actor in Female category?

 A.Pooja Ladha Surti

 B.Kirti Kharbanda

 C.Sara Ali Khan

 D.Kirti Kulhari

14.What is the currency of Norway?

 A.Norwegian baht

 B.Norwegian peso

 C.Norwegian krona

 D.Norwegian krone

 15.Which of the following airport has been crowned the world’s best aviation hub for the seventh time in a row, according to the Skytrax World Airport Awards?

 A.Changi Airport

 B.Indira Gandhi International Airport

 C.London Heathrow Airport

 D.Beijing Capital International Airport

 16.New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport featured at number______in the list of world’s best aviation hub, according to the Skytrax World Airport Awards.

 A.31

 B.12

 C.42

 D.59

17.Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a special programme for school children in tune with the government’s vision “Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”. What is the name of the programme?

 1.NAYA-YUVA

 2.YUVA

 3.VUVIKA

 4.Vigyani-Anusandhani

18.An agreement has been signed between India and the________ to establish a common health sciences collaborative platform.

 A.European Union

 B.African Union

 C.UK

 D.OPEC

19.An Indian Anti-Satellite Weapon (A-SAT) successfully targeted a live satellite on a low earth orbit. India has become the_____country to acquire this space capability.

 A.third

 B.fourth

 C.fifth

 D.sixth

20.With which of the following country India has signed an agreement for exchange of country-by-country (CbC) report to help companies in the taxation-related matter?

 A.The USA

 B.UAE

 C.Oman

 D.Japan

1.National space agency _________________ and CNES sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May 2019.

A.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

B.Indian Space Research Organisation

C.Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

D.Defence Research and Development Organisation

2.Name the Indian scientist, who has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO recently?

A.BalramBhargava

B.Padmini Rout

C.SoumyaSwaminathan

D.VirenderLal Chopra

3.Which company has launched a free app called “Bolo” that parents can download to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English reading skills?

A.Microsoft

B.Gmail

C.Yahoo

D.Google

4.Indore has bagged the cleanest city award for the third straight year under SwachhSurvekshan, 2019. Which among the following area got the cleanest small city award?

A.BMC

B.AFMC

C.GDA

D.NDMC

5.International Women’s Day is being observed on ___________.

A.1st March

B.3rd March

C.5th March

D.8th March

6.What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?

A.Saudi dinar

B.Saudi baht

C.Saudi dollar

D.Saudi riyal

7.International Women’s Day was observed recently. The theme for this year’s women’s day was ___________.

A.Maintain Women Dignity

B.Empowering Women with sustainable development

C.None of the given theme is true

D.Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change

8.Just in time for International Women’s Day, __________________ announced that it will be conducting the first-ever, all-female spacewalk.

A.SpaceX

B.ISRO

C.NASA

D.JAXA

9.Which of the following country has become a member of the International Criminal Court recently?

A.Singapore

B.Malaysia

C.Burundi

D.Philippines

10.__________________ and the National Health Authority (NHA) have formed a working group on the Ayushman Bharat PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY).

A.IRDAI

B.NABARD

C.SEBI

D.TRAI

11.Where is the headquarters of IRDAI?

A.New Delhi

B.Chennai

C.Bengaluru

D.Hyderabad

12.The Centre has announced a new Rs 20 coin which will come in _______________edged polygon (dodecagon) shape.

A.16

B.10

C.08

D.12

13.Where is the headquarters of United Bank of India?

A.New Delhi

B.Kolkata

C.Pune

D.Mumbai

14.Union Minister Mahesh Sharma has inaugurated ‘AzaadiKeDiwane’ museum, dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle at-

A.India Gate

B.Red Fort

C.Lotus Temple

D.President House

15.Whichorganisation has launched ‘YuvaVIgyaniKaryakram’, a ‘Young Scientist Programme’ for the School Children to be studying in the 9th standard?

A.ISRO

B.DRDO

C.BARC

D.NASA

16.Who has been appointed as the chairman of the newly constituted National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)?

A.SudhaYadav

B.BhagwanLalSahni

C.Kaushalendra Singh Patel

D.Ajay Singh

17.Who has addressed the plenary session of the foreign ministers’ meet of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation states in Abu Dhabi recently?

A.PiyushGoyal

B.ArunJaitley

C.NarendraModi

D.SushmaSwaraj

18.The _________________ has created the Guinness World Record for ‘longest single line bicycle parade (moving)’ at the Yamuna Expressway, Noida.

A.SSB

B.BSF

C.CISF

D.CRPF

19.Which country has signed a deal with a Russian firm to manufacture 7.5 lakh AK-203 rifles recently?

A.India

B.Japan

C.Pakistan

D.China

20.Which State has launched ‘MukhyamantriParivarSammanNidhi’ scheme recently?

A.Bihar

B.Rajasthan

C.Punjab

D.Haryana

Q1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) _______ anniversary ?

a 25th

b 20th

c 35th

d 30th

Q2.Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi has announced setting up of a _________member committee to examine all #MeToo cases ?

a Two

b Five

c Four

d Seven

Q3.Online Assurances Monitoring System has been developed by which ministry?

a Ministry of Women

b Ministry of Law and Justice

c Ministry of Finance

d Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Q4. 32nd world conference of World Union of Wholesale Markets was held in which city?

a Patna

b Delhi

c Gurugram

d Mumbai

Q5.India and Australia held their 2nd edition of ‘2+2’ secretary-level dialogue in which city?

a Mumbai

b Perth

c Bengaluru

d Canberra

Q6.According to the RTI rating by Access Info Europe and the Centre for Law and Democracy, what was the rank of India?

a 4th

b 16th

c 6th

d 12th

Q7.Technology start-up Spektacom Technologies launched the “Power Bat”, this start up is owned by?

a Sachin Tendulkar

b Sunil Gavaskar

c Ajit Agarkar

d Anil Kumble

Q8.Which of the following has been declared as the official mascot for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup?

a Turtle Olly

b Asiatic Lion

c Swamp Deer

d Pink – Headed Duck

Q9.In which country is the Shakespeare beach located?

a Germany

b England

c Canada

d New york

Q10.Justice Ranjan Gogoi has sworn-in as new Chief Justice of India. He is the _______ CJI.

 a 46th

 b 45th

 c 70th

 d 56th

11.Which country has become the largest arms importer in 2014–18, as per SIPRI’s latest report ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers-2018’?

A.Saudi arabia

B.India

C.France

D.China

12.Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test fired the PINAKA guided WEAPON rocket system from _________________.

 A.Rajasthan

 B.Punjab

 C.Gujarat

 D.Odisha

  1. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu had recently visited which of the following pair of countries for the first time?

 A.Bolivia and Argentina

 B.Paraguay and Costa Rica

 C.Argentina and Brazil

 D.Paraguay and Argentina

14.Name the Distinguished Scientist and Director, physics group of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) who has been appointed as the director of BARC recently.

 A.K P Masand

 B.Dr. Anurag Basu

 C.K.N. Vyas

 D.Dr. A.K. Mohanty

15.What is the Capital city of Paraguay?

 A.La Paz

 B.Savanna

 C.Asuncion

 D.Baku

  1. India’s first LGBTQ clinic and HIV treatment centre has inaugurated in which of the following cities?

A.New Delhi

B.Mumbai

C.Hyderabad

D.Channai

17.2019 Lok Sabha elections is going to be held in 7 phases from April 11 to May 19. This will be _________ Lok Sabha Elections.

 A.19th

 B.18th

 C.15th

 D.17th

18.The Supreme Court has ordered a court-monitored mediation in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to arrive at a “permanent solution” to the politically and religiously sensitive issue. The five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI ________________ appointed a panel of 3 mediators.

A.HJ Kania

B.Ranjan Gogoi

C.Jagdish Singh Khehar Ahluwalia

D.TS Thakur

19.Which bank has become the first domestic bank to link the interest rate it offers on savings account deposits to an external benchmark — the Reserve Bank of India’s repo rate?

 A.State Bank of India

 B.Bank of Baroda

 C.Punjab National Bank

 D.ICICI Bank

20.In which city, ‘Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019 was concluded?

 A.Paris

 B.New York

 C.Rome

 D.Berlin

Current Affairs

Q1. Who died due to heart attack in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, after a 111-day hunger strike

demanding the government to clean river Ganga?

a GD Agarwal

b Mohan Singh

c kunal Gandhi

d Anand Agarwal

Q2. AirAsia India has appointed whom as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

a Sonu Mishra

b Vikas Sharma

c Madan Shetty

d Sunil Bhaskaran

Q3. Which country has signed Digital Security Bill, 2018 and enacted it as a law?

a Pakistan

b Bangladesh

c Bhutan

d Nepal

Q4. Which state’s Forest Department has started the vaccination of lions to protect them from

deadly Canine Distemper Virus (CDV)?

a Karnataka

b Madhya Pradesh

c Rajasthan

d Gujarat

Q5.Cyclone Luban has strengthened in which of the following Seas?

a White Sea

b Arabian Sea

c Caspian Sea

d Red Sea

Q6.Home Ministry has issued an advisory asking the ______________ administration to exempt

Sikh women from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers?

a Chandigarh

b Amritsar

c Jalandhar

d Ludihana

Q7.The National Electronics Policy 2018 was released by the government that aims a turnover of

$400 billion in domestic electronics manufacturing by which year?

a 2020

b 2025

c 2030

d 2035

Q8.Which among the following coal has highest carbon content?

a Bituminous

b Anthracite

c Torbanite

d Lignite

Q9.Who has written the book Paradise Towers ?

a Twinkle Khanna

b Shweta Bachchan

c Shaheen Bhatt

d Karan Johar

Q10.Renowned Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi passed away recently, in which of the

following states she was born?

a Bihar

b Rajasthan

c Madhya Pradesh

d Delhi