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  1. Name the Indian para swimmer who has become the first Asian swimmer to cross the Catalina Channel of America?

(a) Sharath Gayakwad

(b) Suyash Jadhav

(c) Prasanta Karmakar

(d) Satendra Singh Lohia

2.Which company has announced a strategic partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G?

(a) Tata Consultancy Services

(b) HCL Technologies Limited

(c) Reliance Industries Limited

(d) Wipro Ltd.

3.Which state government has launched a universal health insurance scheme “Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana” which will allow beneficiaries to avail annual cashless treatment of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Punjab

(d) Uttar Pradesh

4.The 9th Session of the India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) was held in ______________________________

(a) New Delhi

(b) Ranchi

(c) Jaipur

(d) Lucknow

5.On which day World Photography Day is being celebrated to make people communicate their feelings and express themselves through the art of photography?

(a) 19 August

(b) 19 April

(c) 19 May

(d) 19 November

6.In which Indian city, Amazon has opened its largest campus in the world which covers 1.8 million square feet and can accommodate 15,000 workers?

(a) Ranchi

(b) Ahmedabad

(c) Bengaluru

(d) Hyderabad

7.Name an academic programme recently launched by Maharashtra’s Tribal Development Department in association with the Pace Educational Trust for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers.

(a) Super 10

(b) Super 20

(c) Super 50

(d) Super 60

8.Which company has retained the title sponsorship rights for all cricket matches, domestic and international, played in India?

(a) Mobikwik

(b) Freecharge

(c) Amazon

(d) Paytm

9.Name an initiative under which a group of armed forces veterans train sports enthusiasts in survival training and self-defence. It was recently launched in Delhi.

(a) Op-Blue Training

(b) Op-Blue Freedom

(c) Op-White Freedom

(d) Op-White Defence

10.Who among the following has been appointed as the Cabinet Secretary by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?

(a) Ajay Kumar

(b) Brij Kumar Agarwal

(c) Subhash Chandra

(d) Rajiv Gauba

11.Culture Minister will launch the book  “The Diary of Manu Gandhi” that has been brought out by National Archives of India, on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Who is the Culture Minister of India?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik

(b) Santosh Kumar Gangwar

(c) Prahlad Singh Patel

(d) Rao Inderjit Singh

12.The Reserve Bank of India has permitted processing of e-mandate on credit and debit cards for recurring transactions (merchant payments). The maximum limit for such a transaction will be _____________________

(a) Rs 2,000

(b) Rs 3,000

(c) Rs 4,000

(d) Rs 5,000

 13.Which Indian institute has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) to work jointly to achieve the objective of National Solar Mission?

(a) IIT Mumbai

(b) IISC Bengaluru

(c) BITS Pilani

(d) National Institute of Solar Energy

 14.Who is the Chief Executive Officer of Amazon?

(a) Jeff Bezos

(b) Tim Cook

(c) Satya Nadella

(d) Binny Bansal

15.Who among the following is the governor of Maharashtra?

(a) Ganeshi Lal

(b) Kaptan Singh Solanki

(c) CH Vidyasagar Rao

(d) Lalji Tandon

 

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