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  1. Name the e-commerce portal which the Union Government is planning to launch for MSME’s. The portal will provide a platform for MSMEs to market and sell their products and in turn boost the sector.

(a) KhadiCraft

(b) IndiaCraft

(c) SwadeshiCraft

(d) Bharatcraft

 2. Name the former Indian cricketer who has been appointed as team India’s new batting coach?

(a) Bharath Arun

(b) Vikram Rathour

(c) Ajay Jadeja

(d) Dilip Vengsarkar

3.The Financial Action Task Force’s Asia Pacific Group has recently placed which of the following countries on its blacklist for non-compliance and non-enforcement of safeguards against terror financing and money laundering?

(a) Pakistan

(b) India

(c) China

(d) Bangladesh

4.Under the new set of rules for the ‘Informant Mechanism’ under Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations, SEBI will reward insider trading informants to uncover insider trading cases. What is the maximum award an informant can avail under the scheme?

(a) Rs 10 Lakh

(b) Rs 50 Lakh

(c) Rs 75 Lakh

(d) Rs 1 crore

5.Which country has recently unveiled a new missile defence system “Bavar-373” which is also its first domestically produced long-range missile defence system which has been inducted into the country’s missile defence network?

(a) Israel

(b) UAE

(c) Iraq

(d) Iran

6.Name the life-size humanoid robot recently launched by Russia into space. The robot stands 1.80 metres tall and weighs 160 kg.

(a) Iedor

(b) Fedor

(c) Spacedor

(d) Hexador

7.Name the bollywood actor who has made it to the 4th position on the Forbes magazine’s Worlds Highest-Paid Actors of 2019.

(a) Salman Khan

(b) Ayushman Khurana

(c) Shahrukh Khan

(d) Akshay Kumar

8.Who among the following has been appointed as the new Union Home Secretary by Appointments Committee of the cabinet headed by Prime Minister?

(a) Ajay Kumar Bhalla

(b) I. V. Subba Rao

(c) Rajiv Gauba

(d) Pramod Kumar Misra

9.Name the housing company with which Army Welfare Housing Organization (AWHO) have signed a memorandum of understanding which enables the personnel of Indian Army to immediately take over dwelling units in 13 ‘Ready to Move in’ projects of the company.

(a) Godrej Properties

(b) DLF Ltd

(c) Tata Realty & Housing

(d) Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited

10.What is the text message that will be printed on the tobacco packs, as per the notification of new warnings on “Tobacco packs” released by the Health Ministry?

(a) Tobacco causes bad lungs

(b) Tobacco causes painful death

(c) Tobacco is not injurious to health

(d) Tobacco- A silent killer

11.Name the insurance company which has partnered with ZestMoney to offer credit insurance which will help ZestMoney customers to cover their monthly EMI payments during times of crisis.

(a) National Insurance Co Ltd

(b) Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Limited

(c) BajajAllianz General Insurance

(d) Acko General Insurance

 12.____________________launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor. The vessel weighs 21,000 tons and has two reactors with a capacity of 35 megawatts each.

(a) China

(b) USA

(c) Russia

(d) Japan

13.NASA announced that it has named rock on Mars in honour of the iconic English band,_____________.

(a) The Beatles

(b) The Rolling Stones

(c) The Beach Boys

(d) The Velvet Underground

14.The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has declared Ocean Energy as renewable energy status. Who is the present Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy?

(a) Ashwini Kumar Choubey

(b) Mansukh L Mandaviya

(c) Hardeep Singh Puri

(d) Raj Kumar Singh

15.BookMyForex.com, a marketplace for foreign exchange and remittances, has partnered with ______________ to launch a co-branded multi-currency forex travel card for Indian overseas travellers.

(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank

(b) ICICI Bank

(c) Axis Bank

(d) YES Bank

 

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