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1.National Payments Corporation of India has announced that AePS has crossed the milestone of over 200 million transactions during July 2019. Who is the MD & CEO of NPCI?

 A.Yogesh Chander Modi

 B.Harivansh Narayan

 C.Hrushikesh Senapaty

 D.Dilip Asbe

2.Which state has won the “best innovation and initiative leadership award” for its achievements in higher education in the World Education Summit-2019 held in New Delhi?

 A.Haryana

 B.Himachal Pradesh

 C.Kerala

 D.Rajasthan

3.Name the Indian Air Force’s pilot who will be honoured with the “Vir Chakra” on Independence Day. He also became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan when his MiG-21 was shot down during the aerial combat between Indian and Pakistani air forces.

 A.Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

 B.Wing Commander V. R. Chaudhari

 C.Wing Commander Pawan Kapoor

 D.Wing Commander R.K.S. Shera

4.Name the Bengaluru based artificial intelligence start­up which will be acquihired by ride-hailing company “Ola”.

 A.Bash.ai

 B.SigTuple

 C.Pikup.ai

 D.Manthan

5.Name the special drive launched by Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways to identify and verify all vehicles parked in Railway premises, circulating area, parking and even in the ‘No Parking’ areas for a longer duration.

 A.Operation Railway Premises

 B.Operation No Parking

 C.Operation Illegal Vehicles

 D.Operation Number Plate

6.Which Indian state will host the Global Investors Summit to be held in October, 2019?

 A.Jammu and Kashmir

 B.Rajasthan

 C.Punjab

 D.Jharkhand

7.Which Indian International Airport have signed a MoU with Naval Air Enclave for commencement of naval air operations?

 A.Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

 B.Cochin International Airport Limited

 C.Trivandrum International Airport

 D.Indira Gandhi International Airport

 8.Name an app recently launched by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry which will allow users to have waste: solid, wet or construction and demolition (C&D) collected by their urban local bodies.

 A.Swachh Bastii

 B.Swachh Colony

 C.Swachh Kshetra

 D.Swachh Nagar

9.Commonwealth Games Federation and ICC has announced the inclusion of Women’s Cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in …………………..

 A.Sydney

 B.Birmingham

 C.Dhaka

 D.Toronto

10.Name the legendary Indian sprinter who has been appointed as a member of the Asian Athletics Association’s (AAA) Athletes Commission.

 A.Milkha Singh

 B.Tintu Lukka

 C.Dutee Chand

 D.P.T. Usha

11.World Health Organization observes ………………. every year as “World Hepatitis Day” to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis.

 A.28 July

 B.25 July

 C.24 July

 D.27 July

12.The 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 will see a participation of more than 10,000 athletes. Which of the following states will host the Khelo India Youth Games 2020?

 A.Tamil Nadu

 B.Odisha

 C.Rajasthan

 D.Assam

13.Name the IPS officer who has been appointed as the next Director General (DG) of the Border Security Force(BSF).

 A.V.K. Johri

 B.Arvind Kumar

 C.Rajesh Ranjan

 D.K Natarajan

14.World Health Organization observe 28 July every year as “World Hepatitis Day” to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis. Which country will host the World Hepatitis Day 2019?

 A.Pakistan

 B.Afghanistan

 C.India

 D.Uganda

 15.World Health Organization celebrates “World Hepatitis Day” every year to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis. Who is the Director General of World Health Organization?

 A.José Graziano da Silva

 B.Ignacio J. Ansotegui

 C.Luis Caraballo

 D.Tedros Adhanom

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