Current Affairs 2019-01-08 - Questions (Section-1)
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1Name the Indian women who has joined International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its chief economist, recently.
A. Gita GopinathB. Jayati Ghosh
C. Utsa Patnaik D. Isher Judge Ahluwalia
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2Six professors awarded Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research in __________.
A. KolkataB. Nagpur
C. Bengaluru D. Chennai
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3Srei Equipment Finance and this bank entered into an agreement for financing the Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSME) and agriculture sector.
A. CUBB. UBI
C. IOB D. OBC
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4The Central Government has given nod for Centre for Classical Language in which city of Kerala?
A. AluvaB. Guruvayur
C. Munnar D. Tirur
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5The first Indian state that has established a Brahmin Corporation aimed to help poor people of Brahmin families.
A. Tamil NaduB. Andhra Pradesh
C. Chhattisgarh D. Gujarat
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6The fourth edition of the Raisina Dialogue has begun in __________.
A. ChennaiB. Hyderabad
C. New Delhi D. Bengaluru
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7The Polavaram irrigation project created two Guinness world records for 'pouring the highest amount of concrete' and 'largest continuous concrete pour in 24 hours'. This belongs to the state of;
A. KarnatakaB. Kerala
C. Andhra Pradesh D. Goa
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8The second edition of Khelo India Youth Games will starts in __________, Maharashtra.
A. PuneB. Kolhapur
C. Mumbai D. Thane
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9Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh Narayan Singh launched a book titled "A Crusade Against Corruption" at the Press Club of India in New Delhi. The Author of the book is;
A. Nitasha KaulB. Manohar Manoj
C. Khushwant Singh D. Sulekha Sanyal
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10Which country declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath as national heritage?
A. PakistanB. Bangladesh
C. Sri Lanka D. Myanmar
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11Which ministry has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states?
A. Ministry of External AffairsB. Ministry of Human Resource Development
C. Ministry of Home Affairs D. Ministry of Rural Development
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12Which state government announced distribution of free sops to encourage farmers to enroll in the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana?
A. GujaratB. Uttar Pradesh
C. Punjab D. Maharashtra
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13Who among the following was sworn as the new Chief Justice of Nepal's Supreme Court?
A. Justice Deepak Raj JosheeB. Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli
C. Justice Cholendra Shamsher J B Rana D. Justice Om Prakash Mishra
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14Who conferred textiles awards in New Delhi and presented commemorative stamps on GI registered handicrafts.
A. Shri Venkaiah NaiduB. Shri Ram Nath Kovind
C. Shri Narendra Modi D. Smt Smriti Irani
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15Who has been appointed as the director general of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)?
A. Shri. Dinesh Kumar RanaB. Shri. Kumar Rajesh Chandra
C. Shri. Harish Rajpal D. Shri Ayush Mani Tiwari
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16Who Resigns as a President of The World Bank?
A. Joaquim LevyB. Kristalina Georgieva
C. David Rubenstein D. Jim Yong Kim
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17Who won a Best Actor in Motion Picture-Drama of 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards?
A. Rami MalekB. Gwilym Lee
C. Christian Slater D. John Deacon
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