Current Affairs 2019-01-02 - Questions (Section-1)
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1As per Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)'s report titled 'Growth Outlook for 2019', What is the GDP rate of India in FY19?
A. 7.5%B. 7.3%
C. 7.7% D. 7.9%
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2Center has given an extension of 6 months to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the NRC in __________.
A. AssamB. Andra Pradesh
C. Uttarkhand D. Bihar
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3Delhi High Court has allowed the Transgenders to file sexual harassment case under which section?
A. Section 324AB. Section 332A
C. Section 349A D. Section 354A
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4DRDO day is observed on __________.
A. 2nd JanuaryB. 1st January
C. 31st December D. 30th December
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5Germany approves USD 8 billion rail and road tunnel link to which of the following country?
A. BritainB. Italy
C. Denmark D. Swedan
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6How many new Information Commissioners are appointed by Ram Nath Kovind?
A. 7B. 5
C. 4 D. 3
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7India has cut import taxes on crude and refined palm oil from ASEAN countries from 44% to __________.
A. 31%B. 38%
C. 41% D. 40%
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8Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as the president of this country recently.
A. MexicoB. Spain
C. Brazil D. Russia
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9Name the Arab country which has withdrawn its membership from OPEC, recently.
A. United Arab EmiratesB. Bahrain
C. Qatar D. Oman
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10Name the Indian Cricketer who became the highest international wicket-taker across formats in 2018?
A. Ishant SharmaB. Jasprit Bumrah
C. Rishabh Pant D. Shikhar Dhawan
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11Sports Ministry has allotted how much rupees for the funding of athletes under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for their preparations for 2020 Olympics?
A. Rs 100 croreB. Rs 150 crore
C. Rs 200 crore D. Rs 320 crore
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12The government of India constituted a committee to suggest recommendations to strengthen the 'Real Estate Regulatory Authority' (RERA) and to remove difficulties in its implementation, who will be the head of committee?
A. Ajit DovalB. Shiv Das Meena
C. P.K.Mishra D. Mukul Rohatgi
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13Which airline gets its first longer range A321neo plane?
A. Jet AirwaysB. IndiGo
C. Spicejet D. Air India Express
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14Which two countries quits UNESCO, recently?
A. Albania and BahrainB. United States and Israel
C. Denmark and Chile D. Nepal and German
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15Which Union Minister launched Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins scheme in Odisha?
A. Shri Ravi Shankar PrasadB. Smt Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Shri Piyush Goyal D. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
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16Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Railway Board?
A. V K YadavB. A.K. Prasad
C. Arun Kumar D. Dr.Anil Kumar
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17Who is the head of the government committee that suggested AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020?
A. Bhaskar RamamurthyB. Devang Vipin Khakhar
C. Partha Pratim Chakraborty D. B V R Mohan Reddy
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18Who of the following was appointed as the MD and CEO of Axis bank after Shikha Sharma?
A. Usha SangwanB. Amitabh Chaudhry
C. Prasad Menon D. Rohit Bhagat
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19Who was sworn-in as 1st Chief Justice of Telangana High Court?
A. TB RadhakrishnanB. Antony Dominic
C. K. T. Sankaran D. P. N. Ravindran
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20Who will be honoured with the National Nritya Shiromani award?
A. Sharon JoyB. Rithvika Mittal
C. Anindita Neogy Anaam D. Rukmani Sharma
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