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1

RBI board finalises ‘Utkarsh 2022’. What is it and who was the head of the committee which recommended it ?

What is it : a medium term strategy
Head of the committee : outgoing RBI governor Viral Acharya

2

19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers
Meeting was held in -

London

3

Britain’s new Prime Minister

Boris Johnson

4

Newly appointed Governor of MP

Lalji Tandon

5

Newly appointed Governor of UP

Anandiben Patel

6

Newly appointed Governor of West Bengal

Jagdeep Dhankhar

7

Newly appointed Governor of Bihar

Phagu Chuhan

8

Newly appointed Governor of Tripura

Ramesh Bais

9

Newly appointed Governor of Himachal Pradesh

Kalraj Mishra

10

Newly appointed Governor of Gujarat

Acharya Devvrat

11

Newly appointed Governor of Chhattisgarh

Anusuiya Uikey

12

Newly appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

13

Newly appointed Governor of Nagaland

R.N. Ravi

14

ICC Men’s cricket Cup 2019, was played in

England and Wales

15

Who lifted the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy
2019 at the Lord’s cricket stadium in London.

England

16

ICC Cricket World Cup Awards :
• Player of the tournament
• Player of the Match Award
• Highest run scorer of the tournament
• Highest wicket taker of the tournament

• Player of the tournament: Kane Williamson
(New Zealand).
• Player of the Match Award: Ben Stokes
(England).
• Highest run scorer of the tournament: Rohit
Sharma (India).
• Highest wicket taker of the tournament: Mitchell
Starc (Australia)

17

People selected in the Akademi Ratna category are :

Zakhir Hussain,
Sonal Mansingh,
Jatin Goswami and
K Kalyanasundaram Pillai

18

Akademi Award 2018 in the field of Overall Contribution/Scholarship in the Performing
Arts :

Diwan Singh Bajeli and Puru Dadhich

19

People inducted into the ICC’s Hall of Fame this year :

India’s batting icon Sachin Tendulkar,
South African pace legend Allan Donald
Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick

20

Other Indians already in the ICC’s Hall of Fame

Bishan Singh Bedi, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid

21

Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known as Wimbledon is played in which kind of court and who was the winner of this year's Wimbledon :

(1) played on outdoor grass courts
(2)
Men’s Singles: N. Djokovic (Serbia) defeated R. Federer (Switzerland)
Women’s Singles: S. Halep (Romania) defeated Serena Williams (USA)

22

No imposing of additional charges on Fund transfer through RTGS and NEFT systems from ?

1st July 2019

23

Japanese company SoftBank has invested what amount in Ola Electric Mobility ?

around $250 million

24

Reserve Bank of India has imposed penalties on
four state-run lenders for violating Know Your Customer
norms and anti-money laundering standards. Who are they ?

Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank, and UCO Bank were fined Rs 50 lakh each.
While Corporation Bank was
fined Rs 25 lakh.

25

web tool ‘Vasool So-Ft’ (Vasool So-Fast) for digitalising the Non Performing Asset recovery process of the bank is which bank's initiative ?

Karnataka Bank

26

Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with which insurance company to offer a life term insurance plan ?

Bharti AXA Life Insurance

27

a centralised hub “Centralised MSME & Retail Group” has been set up by which bank ?

Punjab and Sind Bank

28

State Bank of India's one year marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) will be ?

8.4%

29

RBI fined SBI for noncompliance on Income Recognition and Asset Classification norms. What was the fine ?

Rs 7 crore

30

HDFC Bank has terminated and de-listed its 22 outstanding global depository receipts (GDRs) from which exchange ?

Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

31

‘Small Business Money Back Credit Card’ for small traders and village-level entrepreneurs (VLEs) is a joint initiative of which two companies or organisations ?

HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres

32

Inter-Ministerial Committee" on legality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has submitted its report to the Finance Ministry. Who was the head of the committee ?

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg

33

Reserve Bank of India has assigned which deputy governor to run the monetary policy portfolio
and forecasting department ?

Deputy governor B.P. Kanungo

34

Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty on
two online payment solutions providers Mobikwik
Systems and Hip Bar. What is the fine amount ?

Mobikwik Systems Private Limited -> a fine of Rs 15 lakh Hip Bar Pvt Ltd -> a fine of Rs 10.85 lakh

35

India has pledged to contribute in 2019 to the UN Palestine refugee agency. What is the amount ?

USD 5 Million

36

Indian Government is assisting how many Palestinian professionals every year under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme.

150 Palestinian professionals

37

GoI has waived off basic customs duty (BCD) on which kind of imports ?

products imported for nuclear plants.

38

rate of General provident fund (GPF)

7.9% (decreased from 8% )

39

Growth forecast of
(1)Asian Development Bank
(2)International Monetary fund

(1)7%
(2)7%

40

Milkbasket has acquired which Bengaluru-based e-grocery distributor ?

PSR Supply Chain.

41

Walmart Labs has acqui-hired which two start ups ?

health tech startup FloCare and B2B wholesale trading platform BigTrade

42

IBM acquired RedHat. What was the amount of the deal?

34 billion dollars

43

OYO Hotels & Homes has formally announced its
acquisition of which co-working venture

Innov8

44

Apple has announced the acquisition of chip-maker
Intel”s smartphone modem business for how much amount ?

$1 billion.

45

Microsoft has acquired which data privacy, governance
service firm

BlueTalon

46

Infosys announced the launch of its state-of-the-art
Cyber Defence Center in which country ?

Bucharest, Romania.

47

One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme will be available
across the country from which date ?

1st June 2020

48

Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s
Developing Economy’ (STRIDE) is an initiative of which organisation ?

University Grants Commission has approved a
‘Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s
Developing Economy’ (STRIDE) to boost research
culture in India

49

Prime minister has constituted a high powered
committee of chief ministers for transforming Indian
agriculture and raising farmers’ income.
Who will be the convenor of the
committee ?

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis

50

The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group
to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for
core investment companies (CIC). The group will be
headed by whom ?

Tapan Ray, non-executive chairman, Central Bank of India.

51

Government of India will provide 10,000 scholarships
for heirs of the liberation war fighters of Bangladesh
called 'Muktijodhas' over the next five years under which scheme ?

Under the Nutan India-Bangladesh Maitree Muktijodha Sontan Scholarship Scheme.

52

The name of the pilot scheme which aims to generate up to 200 opportunities for undergraduate students at UK universities to visit India by March 2021

'UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India' and it was launched by Universities UK International (UUKi) and British Council
India.

53

Which has been declared the state butterfly of Tamil Nadu.

Cirrochroa thais also known as Tamil Maravan

54

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) has been in action for another six months in which state. The Act is implemented with effect from June 30 and will be in force till December end

Nagaland

55

Communicable Disease Control and Dastak
Abhiyan 2019 is which state's initiative ?

UP and it was inaugurated by UP CM Adityanath

56

Hong Kong government has approved how much for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit
Odisha

over $9 million

57

Bonalu festival is the state festival of which state ?

Telangana
Bonalu festival kicked off at the Jagadamba temple in historic Golconda Fort, Telangana.

58

Assam Tourism Development Corporation will spend how much to develop the 316 locations under Axom Darshan

150 crore rupees

59

allowance of Rs 10,000 to Padma award winners of the
state facing financial problems decided by which state govt

Odisha

60

West Bengal Government has decided to construct how many houses under Bangla Abas Yojana for the people belonging to Economically Weaker Section

8 lakh 30 thousand houses

61

Delhi government has announced that a thermal power plant will be officially shut and turned
into a solar park. Name the thermal power plant ?

Rajghat thermal power plant

62

first state in India to ensure the conservation of water and have own water policy

Meghalaya

63

World Bank offers a loan of how much amount to the Kerala Government for the Resilient Kerala project

$250 million

64

Google India and Tata Trusts initiative is aimed at
facilitating digital literacy among women in rural
India .
What is the name of the initiative ?
To which states will it be expanded ?

“Internet Saathi”. This initiative will be expanded to villages in Punjab and Odisha

65

Who will host the first ever Himalayan states conclave here on July 28

Uttarakhand

66

Maharashtra government increased financial aid to
families of jawans martyred. What is the increased amount ?

1 crore

67

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affair gave the approval to the 2,880 megawatts hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh. Name the project and the amount of the project

Dibang hydropower project
Rs 28,080.35 crore strategic project

68

length and location of
(1) Ujh Bridge
(2) Basantarbridge

(1) Ujh Bridge -> 1 km long -> Kathua district
(2) Basantarbridge -> 617.40 m long -> Samba district

69

'Medicine from the Sky' initiative of which state in collaboration with World Economic Forum ?

Telangana

70

(1)Name the newly formed districts of Tamil Nadu :
(2)From which existing district have they been separated :
(3)What is the total number of districts in Tamil Nadu

(1) Tenkasi district and Chengalpet district
(2) Tenkasi district from Tirunelveli district and Chengalpet district from Kancheepuram district
(3) 35

71

International Security Alliance’s first Joint Exercise
ISALEX19 started where ?

in Abu Dhabi

72

(a) Name of the Air Force exercise between India and France ?
(b) Where was it held ?

Indian and French Air Force exercise : Garuda VI exercise Where : in France

73

Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a
contract with which Russian organisation for selection
support, medical examination and space training of
Indian astronauts for the purpose of accomplishing Gaganyaan.

Glavkosmos

74

BSF has launched an operation to fortify
the ‘anti-infiltration grid’ along the Pakistan border
in Punjab and Jammu. Name the operation ?

operation ‘Sudarshan’

75

Where were Nag missiles tested by DRDO

DRDO successfully tested Nag missiles in Pokhran
ranges

76

Which Indian Naval Ship arrived at Tangier,
Morocco. The visit is part of an ongoing Overseas
Deployment by the Indian Navy to the Mediterranean
Sea, Africa and Europe.

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash

77

India and China will carry out a major military
exercise called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ in December, 2019. Where will it take place ?

The exercise will take place at Umroi, Meghalaya

78

The Indian armed forces are all set to conduct the
country’s first-ever simulated space warfare exercise. Name the exercise ?

“IndSpaceEx”

79

(a) Name the online encyclopedia launched by CISF
(b) Name the customised video interface launched for CISF personnels

(a) Securitypedia
(b) CISFTube

80

Where did a 9 member Indian Army team leave to
compete in the Sniper Frontier Competition as part of
the International Army Games

Belarus

81

Which state achieves first rank in NITI Aayog
launched “Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly
Reforms Index (AMFFRI)”

Maharashtra

82

The Henley Passport Index 2019 :
(a) India's rankings
(b) India's mobility score

(a) 86th
(b) 58

83

Which firm has been included in World
Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network ?

Tata Steel Kalinganagar. It is located in Odisha’s Jajpur district

84

According to property consultant CBRE,
(a) which Indian place is the most expensive office location in the world rankings and what is its rank ?
(b) top position holder
(c) rank of Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex and Nariman Point CBD

(a)New Delhi’s Connaught Place (CP) is the 9th most expensive office location in the world
(b)Hong Kong’s Central district retained the top spot
(c)Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex and Nariman Point CBD slipped to 27th and 40th position.

85

Who has topped the Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list and emerged as the highest-paid celebrity ?

Singer Taylor Swift
NOTE : India’s Akshay kumar is placed 33rd in the list

86

(a) Name the dragon-tree species which has been reported for the first time in India.
(b) Name the state in which it has been found.

(a) Dracaena cambodiana
(b) Assam

87

Name the brands to promote which the State government of Odisha has revamped Odisha Tourism Website.

Boyanika and Utkalika

88

(a)Name the state which has topped in the category of installation of rooftop solar projects.
(b)What is the installed capacity in the mentioned state.

(a) Gujarat
(b) 261.97 Megawatts

89

Name the statewide tree plantation programme launched by the state of Aruanchal Pradesh.

‘Clean-Green Arunachal Campaign 2019’ and it was launched in Itanagar

90

Who is to be the new Deputy Chief Minister of Goa ?

Chandrakant Kavlekar

91

What is the modified name of Odisha's Sachivalaya or Secretariat building ?

‘Lok Seva Bhavan’

92

Apart from Rosogola of Calcutta, which other state has received GI tag for the same ?

Odisha

93

'Jeene Do' is a helpline of which state ?

Jammu and Kashmir
The objective is to improve sex ratio and deal with
defaulters of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic
Techniques

94

Who is the newly appointed Director General of the Indian Coast Guard ?

K. Natarajan

95

Who is the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd

P K Purwar

96

Name the Deputy Governor of the RBI who has been given a one-year extension by the GoI. The Deputy Governor is heading the Department of Banking Regulation of the Reserve Bank of India

N S Vishwanathan

97

Chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network ->

Manoj Kumar Nambiar

98

Who has been confirmed as the European Commission’s first female President ?

Ursula von der Leyen

99

Who has been appointed as director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

B Harideesh Kumar

100

Who has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited ?

Nalin Shinghal

101

BCCI has formally appointed which Cricketer as the National Cricket Academy’s Head of Cricket

Rahul Dravid

102

Name the person who has assumed charge as Force Commander of United Nations Mission in South Sudan

Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India

103

Who has been appointed as the Director General of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (aviation regulator).

Arun Kumar

104

LinkedIn has appointed which personality as the new country manager for India operations.

Ashutosh Gupta

105

Who has been appointed as the Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.

M Nageswar Rao

106

Name the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of World Bank ?

Anshula Kant

107

Who will take charge as the interim coach of the senior USA cricket team

Kiran More

108

Coco-Cola appointed for its india and southwest asia unit :
(a) Vice president, M&A and New Ventures :
(b) Vice president finance(CFO) :

Coco-Cola appointed for its india and southwest asia unit :
(a) Vice president, M&A and New Ventures : Sarvita Sethi
(b) Vice president finance(CFO) : Harsh Bhutani

109

Which former Supreme Court judge has been appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial court (SICC)

Justice AK Sikri

110

The Supreme Court of India has constituted a high powered committee for the protection of two Indian birds-
(a) name those two birds :
(b) Who are the members of the panel :

The Supreme Court of India has constituted a high powered committee for the protection of two Indian birds-
(a) name those two birds : Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican
(b) Who are the members of the panel : (1) Dr Deepak Apte, (2) Dr Asad R Rahmani and (3) Dr Dhananjai Mohan

111

Who has resigned as IMF Chief :
Who is the IMF Acting MD in the interim period :

Who has resigned as IMF Chief : Christine Lagarde
Who is the IMF Acting MD in the interim period : David Lipton

112

Who has been appointed as India’s next Ambassador to Panama ?

IFS officer Upender Singh Rawat

113

Who has been appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Israel

Senior diplomat Sanjeev Kumar Singla

114

Who has been appointed as the private secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Indian Foreign Service officer Vivek Kumar

115

Which country has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million

Sri Lanka

116

Who has been appointed as Joint Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind

Ajay Bhadoo

117

Britain’s next Prime Minister ->

Boris Johnson

118

Governor of Madhya Pradesh

Lalji Tandon

119

Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

Anandiben Patel

120

Governor of West Bengal

Jagdeep Dhankhar

121

Governor of Bihar.

Phagu Chuhan

122

Governor of Nagaland.

R.N. Ravi

123

Governor of Tripura

Ramesh Bais

124

Who has been appointed as the next Vice-Chief of the Army Staff ?

Lieutenant-General M.M. Naravane

125

Who has been appointed as the head of the ICC’s influential Finance and Commercial Affairs committee ?

Ehsan Mani

126

The U.S. Senate confirmed whom as Secretary of Defence ?

former soldier Mark Esper

127

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has appointed whom as the head coach of the Indian table tennis team

the Canadian Dejan Papic

128

Who has been appointed as Britain’s Home Secretary

Priti Patel

129

Who has been appointed Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Ministry of Home Affairs

Ajay Kumar Bhalla

130

Chairman and Managing Director of the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) is ?

Sunil Kumar

131

Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)

The leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

132

Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) has been entrusted with the responsibility of selecting India’s new coach . Who heads that committee ?

Kapil Dev

133

Who has been appointed as the next Director General (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF)

V.K. Johri

134

Who has been designated as Finance Secretary

Rajiv Kumar

135

Who has been appointed the chairman of the “Estimates Committee” of the parliament ?

Girish Bapat

136

Who won the Austrian Grand Prix ?

Max Verstappen

137

Who has become the WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion ?

Vaibhav Yadav

138

In the final of the IBSF Snooker World Cup in Doha, which team won ?

Pakistan defeated India

139

Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement. Which sports was he associated with ?

Cricket

140

Who becomes first IPS officer to complete Seven Summit challenge ?

Aparna Kumar

141

Name the player who has won the gold medal in women’s 200m in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix ?

Hima Das

142

Dutch player Arjen Robben has announced his retirement. Which sports was he associated with ?

Football

143

Who won the Copa America ?

Brazil won by defeating Peru

144

Who won the men’s singles title of Canada Open Badminton ?

Li Shi Feng

145

How many Gold medals have Indian athletes won in the Kutno Athletics Meet held in Poland ?

4
➢ Hima Das won the gold in the women’s 200m race.
➢ Muhammed Anas won the gold in men’s 200 m race.
➢ MP Jabir won the gold in the men’s 400m hurdles.
➢ P Saritaben (gold) won the women’s 400 m race.

146

Grand Prix of Spain:
(a) Who won Gold 53 kg category ?
(b) Who won Gold 68 kg category ?

Grand Prix of Spain:
(a) Who won Gold 53 kg category - Vinesh Phogat
(b) Who won Gold 68 kg category - Divya Kakran

147

Who has set a world record of maximum hundreds in the single World Cup

Rohit Sharma (scored five hundreds in a single World Cup )

148

Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 held in France

United States won FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 by defeating the Netherlands

149

Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships :
(a) how many golds ?
(b) senior women’s 45 kg event ?
(c) senior women’s 49 kg event ?
(d) senior women’s 55 kg event ?
(e) senior men’s 55 kg event ?

Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships :
(a) how many golds - 4
(b) senior women’s 45 kg event - Jhilli Dalabehra
(c) senior women’s 49 kg event - Mirabai Chanu
(d) senior women’s 55 kg event - Soroikhaibam Bindyarani Devi
(e) senior men’s 55 kg event - Rishikanta Singh

150

AIFF (All India Football Federation) awards:
➢ Best Grassroots Development Programme:
➢ Best Referee:
➢ Emerging Women’s Footballer 2018-19:
➢ Emerging Men’s Footballer of the Year:
➢ Women’s Footballer of the Year:
➢ Men’s Footballer of the Year:

AIFF (All India Football Federation) awards:
➢ Best Grassroots Development Programme: Jammu & Kashmir Football Association.
➢ Best Referee: R. Venkatesh (Tamil Nadu).
➢ Emerging Women’s Footballer 2018-19: Dangmei Grace (Manipur).
➢ Emerging Men’s Footballer of the Year: Abdul Sahal (Kerala).
➢ Women’s Footballer of the Year: Ashalata Devi.
➢ Men’s Footballer of the Year: Sunil Chhetri

151

Who won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title ?

Magnus Carlsen

152

Who won the gold medal in the women’s 100 metre sprint at the 30th Summer University Games in Naples, Italy ?

Dutee Chand from Odisha

153

Which country won CONCACAF Gold Cup title ?

Mexico defeated USA to claim their eighth CONCACAF Gold Cup title

154

Which league became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes ?

The Independent Atlantic League

155

How many sporting talents have been identified under the Khelo India Scheme as informed by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju ?

2437 sporting talents

156

Which Australian Hockey Player will be conducting a seven-day camp with Indian defenders at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru ?

Fergus Kavanagh

157

The US India Strategic and Partnership Forum 2nd annual leadership summit held in Washington. “US India Bilateral Trade Report” was released on the occasion.
Fill in the blanks of some findings of the report :
(a)US India bilateral trade could reach ________ by 2025.
(b)The US-India trade balance has grown ____________ on an average in favour of India.

(a) US India bilateral trade could reach USD 238 billion by 2025
(b) The US-India trade balance has grown 3.8 per cent on an average in favour of India

158

The first Global Conference for Media Freedom was cohosted by which two countries and where did it take place ?

cohosted by the UK and Canada in London

159

Which entity is going to host India’s largest women startup summit in August 2019 and where ?

Kerala Startup Mission to host Women Startup Summit in Kochi on August 1

160

2nd formal discussion on holy Gurdwara of Kartarpur Sahib between India and Pakistan was held in _______ ?

Wagah

161

(a)Where was 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO held
(b) How many new World Heritage Sites were named ?

(a) in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan
(b) 29

162

Where was the 13th meeting of the India-UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) held ?

in London

163

Where was the 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism held ?

New Delhi

164

(a) Who will host the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo
(b) What is the main theme of DefExpo India-2020

(a) Lucknow will host the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo
(b) Theme of DefExpo India-2020 - “India: the emerging defence manufacturing hub”

165

Where was the International Police Expo 2019 held ?

at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi.

166

(a) Where will the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance be held ?
(b) What will be the theme of the conference ?

(a) 22nd National Conference on e-Governance be held in Shillong, Meghalaya.
(b) theme of the conference - ‘Digital India: Success to Excellence’

167

(a) Where was India-Nepal Logistics Summit between India and Nepal inaugurated ?
(b) What was the theme of the summit ?

(a)in Kathmandu.
(b)“Transforming Logistics Landscape”

168

Where was the 5th international Dharma-Dhamma conference inaugurated by Union Minister of State Kiren Rijiju ?

in Rajgir, Bihar

169

Which two campaigns were launched by the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs for the Tribes of India in New Delhi ?

➢ ‘Go Tribal Campaign’ of Tribes India launched to promote the use of tribal handicrafts, handicrafts and natural products.
➢ ‘Tribes India’ launched globally through Amazon Global Selling to step up Exports of Tribal Products

170

Union Jal Shakti Minister has launched a water conservation campaign ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ , with an emphasis on 1592 stressed blocks in 256 districts. In which two phases will it be run ?

Phase 1 : 1st July-15th September. (South West monsoon)
Phase 2 : 1st October-30th November (northeast retreating monsoons )

171

(a) Where is Lord Jagannath Yatra celebrated ?
(b) How many kilometre distance is covered ?

(a) in Puri, Odisha.
(b) This journey covers a distance of around 17 km in Puri

172

What is the amount of fine imposed by NGT and directed by the Supreme Court that Meghalaya government has to pay as it failed to curb illegal mining ?

Rs 100 crore fine.

173

(a) At which airport was the statue of former Prime Minister Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri unveiled by the Prime Minister ?
(b) Which entity built it ?

(a) at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi.
(b) It is built by Northern Coalfields, a subsidiary of Coal India.

174

Which entity launched “Operation Thirst” ?

RPF launched “Operation Thirst” to crack down selling of unauthorised Packaged Drinking Water in the railway premises.

175

How many India pre-fabricated houses were handed over to Myanmar in Maung Daw for use of displaced returnees from Bangladesh under its Rakhine State Development Programme ?

250 pre-fabricated houses

176

India lifted how many people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016 ?

271 million people

177

In Table Tennis, name the Indian pair who won the bronze at the World Tour Platinum Australian Open.

G. Sathiyan and Anthony Amalraj

178

Name the player who won the US professional circuit at Newark in the US ?

Boxer Vijender Singh

179

Who won the British Grand Prix ?

Lewis Hamilton

180

Who won Yasar Dogu International in 53kg category in Istanbul ?

Vinesh Phogat

181

Who won the long jump gold at the Tatyana Kolpakova International athletics which was held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) ?

M. Sreeshankar

182

Where will ISSF World Cup 2020 be held ?

New Delhi, India

183

Who won the WBC international welterweight title ?

Amir Khan

184

International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Cup :
(a) It was held in :
(b) India bagged how many Gold medals in the Women’s 10- meter Air Rifle :
(c) men’s 25m pistol :
(d) 25m rapid fire pistol :
(e) men’s 10 metres air pistol :
(f) rifle 3-position event :

International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Cup :
(a) It was held in : Suhl, Germany.
(b) India bagged how many Gold medals in the Women’s 10- meter Air Rifle : 2
(c) men’s 25m pistol : Vijayveer Sidhu
(d) 25m rapid fire pistol : Anish Bhanwala
(e) men’s 10 metres air pistol : Sarabjot Singh
(f) rifle 3-position event : Aishwarya Pratap Singh
Tomar

185

21st edition of Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship :
(a) held at :
(b) who won :
(c) defeated whom :

21st edition of Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship :
(a) held at : Jawaharlal Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha
(b) who won : India won gold in both men’s and women’s category
(c) defeated whom : defeated England in both men’s and women’s category

186

Who won Gold in 200 m race in Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic ?

Hima Das

187

Intercontinental Cup football tournament :
(a) finals held in :
(b) winner :

Intercontinental Cup football tournament :
(a) finals held in : Ahmedabad
(b) winner : North Korea beats Tajikistan in the finals

188

The launch of the the All India Football Federation’s Golden Baby Leagues handbook 2019-20 marked the renaming of the ‘AIFF Baby Leagues’ to _______________

‘AIFF Golden Baby Leagues’

189

India is in line to get the Asian Games gold in 4×400 mixed relay event held in Jakarta 2018 and also Anu Raghavan is in line for the bronze medal in the 400m hurdles as a player failed a dope test. Who is that player and where is he from ?

Kemi Adekoya of Bahrain.

190

Name the players recently inducted into the ICC’s Hall of Fame :

(1)Sachin Tendulkar,
(2)South African pace legend Allan Donald,
(3)Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick

191

International Cricket Council has suspended which country's cricket ?

Zimbabwe

192

(a) Name the swimmer who has broken the world record in the men’s 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea ?
(b) Name the athlete who shattered Michael Phelps’ long-standing world record in the 200 metres butterfly at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju ?
(c) Name the athlete who destroyed Michael Phelps’s World record in the 100 metres butterfly at the World Aquatics Championships 2019 in Gwangju, South Korea ?

(a) Adam Peaty
(b) Kristof Milak
(c) Caeleb Dressel

193

Who won gold in 400m competition in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic ?

Hima Das

194

Who clinched the President’s Cup boxing tournament ?

Shiva Thapa

195

Who won Mr. South Asia title at 12th South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Kathmandu ?

Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Kumar Malik

196

Carlin Dunne passes away who was also known as “The King of the Mountain”. Who was he ?

Professional motorcycle racer

197

Automobile industry legend who was known for creating the iconic Ford Mustang passed away. What was his name ?

Lee Iacocca

198

Joao Gilberto passed away. Who was he ?

He was Brazilian musician and songwriter . He was the pioneer of famous music known as Bossa Nova

199

C.Kapur passed away. Who was he ?

Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India secretary

200

H.M. Ershad passed away. Who was he ?

Bangladesh’s former military dictator

201

“Pernell whitaker” passed away. Who was he ?

Former oylmpic boxing gold medallist and four weight World champion

202

Retired Lt Gen Joginder Singh Gharaya passed away. He was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra and Kirti Chakra. Name the related incidents.

Kirti Chakra in the 1947 Hyderabad operations
Maha Vir Chakra in the 1971 Indo-Pak war

203

Fernando Corbato passed away. Who was he ?

American computer scientist

204

One of the founders of the radical outfit Dalit Panther passed away. What was his name ?

Raja Dhale

205

Peter McNamara passed away. Who was he ?

Australian tennis champion

206

International Atomic Energy Agency chief who oversaw Iran deal passes away. What was his name ?

Yukiya Amano

207

Former Chinese premier and chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee passed away. What was his name ?

Li Peng

208

Rutger Hauer passed away. Who was he ?

Dutch film actor (known famously for 'Blade Runner')

209

Beji Caid Essebsi passed away. Who was he ?

Tunisia’s President -> the first democratically elected leader of the country -> the world’s oldest sitting president

210

Donkupar Roy passed away. Who was he ?

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker and former Meghalaya Chief Minister

211

Subir Vithal Gokarn passed away. Who was he ?

Former RBI Deputy Governor and Noted economist

212

A Proton-M rocket carrying the Spektr-RG space telescope was launched. Which country's program was it ?

Joint project of Russia and Germany. The space telescope was launched from Kazakhstan.

213

The book ‘Vivekadeepini’ was released in ten languages.The book will be published by Vedanta Bharati. Who released it ?

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

214

“Kargil: Untold stories from the War”
(a)author :
(b) publisher :

“Kargil: Untold stories from the War”
(a)author : Rachna Bisht Rawat
(b) publisher : Penguin Random House

215

'Fire and Fury Corps - Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice', was released by whom ?

Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh.

216

PM Narendra Modi releases book "Chandra Shekhar - The Last Icon of Ideological Politics" is written by whom ?

Harivansh and Ravi Dutt Bajpai

217

The U.S. Senate has passed a legislative provision 'National Defense Authorization Act for India'. The act will bring India at par with ______________

America’s NATO allies

218

The Department of State of USA has designated two entities as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Which are they ?

the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and Hizballah operative Husain Ali Hazzima

219

Dubai Duty Free has announced that a particular currency will now be an accepted currency at all the retail outlets of the Dubai airport. The move makes the currency the 16th international currency to be accepted at Dubai’s airports. Name the currency

Indian Rupee

220

Name the India’s ride-hailing platform that has received approval from London’s transport regulator tostart private hire vehicles (PHV) in the capital city of the UK.

Ola Cabs

221

The South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel of India.
(a) Which of the two stations it connect :
(b) Length :
(c) Total cost incurred :

The South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel of India.
(a) Which of the two stations it connect : Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations
(b) Length : 6.6 km long
(c) Total cost incurred : Rs. 460 crore

222

Where was India’s first Design Development Center ‘Fashionova’ launched ?

in the Textile city Surat

223

An Indian girl is one of the two persons in the world to have bagged an internship programme at the International Court of Justice. Who was she ?

Isha Kanth

224

Where will documentary film club “KSHITIJ” be launched ?

in Mumbai.

225

Which platform is bringing a new education feature “Learning Playlists” ?

YouTube

226

Where has Agri-Business Incubation Centre started ?

in Chhattisgarh. The centre is set up in the Indira Gandhi Agriculture University of Raipur

227

The Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India, will be held in ________________

Panaji, Goa.
And, Russia will be IFFI's partner country.

228

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film Festival at ____________

Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi

229

JATAN: Virtual Museum software has been developed by which two groups for the Digitization of Archaeological Museum ?

Human Centres Design and Computing Group, CDAC, Pune, Maharashtra

230

Name the entity that has been merged with Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Occupational Health ?

National Institute of Miners' Health

231

CARE4U’ the android-based app which will connect the caregiver to the elderly person. The app has been built by an interdisciplinary team of _______

IIT Kharagpur

232

On which date is the birth anniversary of a great novelist and celebrated storyteller Munshi Premchand celebrated ?

31 July

233

Who won Indonesia Open BWF Tour Super 1000 tournament held in Jakarta, Indonesia ?

Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi wins -> defeated India's P.V. Sindhu

234

Who claimed the WBA welterweight championship ?

Manny Pacquiao

235

Name the player who won British Open (Golfing title) ?

Shane Lowry

236

Who won Hall of Fame Tennis Championships title in Newport, Rhode Island ?

John Isner

237

Who won 6th Bengal Open squash tournament :
(a) men :
(b) women :

Who won 6th Bengal Open squash tournament :
(a) men : Abhay Singh
(b) women : Tanvi Khanna

238

Name the player at number one spot in ICC Test Rankings ?

Virat Kohli

239

The BCCI has approved the Indian Cricketers Association (ICA). It is open to which kind of people ?

only open to former men and women cricketers

240

Name the state/UT that received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) ?

Chandigarh

241

Name the Indian girl who has won the gold medal in the World Deaf Youth Badminton Championships held in Taipei ?

Tamil Nadu girl Jerlin Anika

242

Name the player who has won the US PGA title at the Barracuda Championship ?

Collin Morikawa

243

Patrice Evra has announced his retirement. Which game is he associated with ?

Football

244

Name the player who has been suspended by Board of Control for Cricket in India for 8 months for a doping violation ?

Prithvi Shaw

245

Y. Venugopal Rao has announced his retirement. Who was he ?

Former India player and Andhra Ranji captain

246

Name the umpires who have been named into the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 season ?

Michael Gough of England and Joel Wilson of the West Indies

247

Where will the 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 be held ?

Guwahati

248

Who won German Grand Prix ?

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen

249

Name the player who won the German Tennis Championships ?

Nikoloz Basilashvili

250

Name the person who won the Tour de France which finished in Paris, France ?

Egan Bernal

251

The International Cricket Council has launched the inaugural World Test Championship . It can also be inferred as the ‘World Cup’ of _______ cricket

‘World Cup’ of red-ball cricket

252

World Day Against Trafficking ->

30 July

253

World Hepatitis Day ->
(a) Date :
(b) Theme :

World Hepatitis Day ->
(a) Date : 28 July
(b) Theme : “Invest in eliminating hepatitis”

254

International Asteroid Day ->

30 June

255

International Day of Parliamentarism ->

30 June

256

National Doctors’ Day ->
(a) date :
(b) why :

National Doctors’ Day ->
(a) date : 1st July
(b) why : to honour the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy

257

India celebrates the “Goods & Services Tax Day” on ->

1st July

258

International Day of Cooperatives -> Theme for 2019:

COOPS 4 DECENT WORK.

259

World Population Day :

11 July

260

World Day for International Justice on

17th July.

261

The United Nations observes _______ every year as Nelson Mandela International Day

18 July

262

India celebrates National Broadcasting day on

23 July

263

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) celebrated the 159th Income Tax Day (AaykarDiwas) on

24th July

264

Commerce and Industry Minister will launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) in New Delhi.
(a) date :
(b) Theme for 2019 :

Commerce and Industry Minister will launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) in New Delhi.
(a) date : 24th July 2019
(b) Theme for 2019 : Evaluating the Medical Innovation Scenario of the Next Decade

265

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on

26 July

266

The State Bank of India has signed a memorandum of understanding with which entity to boost availability of capital for infrastructure projects ?

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

267

ICICI Bank has tied up with which entity for vehicle financing for small and medium fleet owners to buy new as well as old commercial vehicles

NBFC IndoStar Capital

268

Which Police department has signed a pact with Solar Energy Corporation of India for the implementation of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic systems on the establishments of the police.

Delhi Police

269

Name the highest-ranking Indian firm on the Fortune Global 500 list ?

Reliance Industries ltd ->It has replaced Indian Oil Corporation

270

A six-member panel on Economic Capital Framework (ECF), formed by RBI has finalised its report on surplus RBI reserves. Who headed that panel ?

Bimal Jalan

271

UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index :
➢ India’s MPI value reduced from _____ in 2005-06 to _____ in 2015-16
➢ child mortality dropped from _____ to _____.
➢ people deprived of cooking fuel reduced from _____ to _____.
➢ deprivation in sanitation from _____ to _____.

➢ India’s MPI value reduced from 0.283 in 2005-06 to 0.123 in 2015-16
➢ child mortality dropped from 4.5% to 2.2%.
➢ people deprived of cooking fuel reduced from 52.9% to 26.2%.
➢ deprivation in sanitation from 50.4% to 24.6%.

272

How many beaches have been selected by the Union Environment Ministry in India to vie for a ‘Blue Flag’ certification

12 beaches

273

Pakistan Punjab’s chief minister laid the foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University. Where is it going to be built ?

at Nanakana Sahib.

274

The Rajya Sabha passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill aims the establishment of a Central University and Tribal University in __________

Andhra Pradesh

275

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will launch a campaign in Delhi to accelerate measures for prevention and control of Vector Borne Diseases like Malaria, Dengue and Chikungunya. Name the campaign.

Jan Jagrukta Abhiyaan

276

The Union Cabinet has approved National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. Which bill will it be repealing ?

Indian Medical Council Act 1956

277

Culture Minister has inaugurated the architectural illumination of a historic monument. Which monument is it ?

Safdarjung Tomb in New Delhi.

278

Which naval ship will participate in Sagar Maitri Mission-2 in Kochi ?

INS Sagardhwani

279

“Deeksharambh” has ben launched by which entity ?

UGC

280

Government of India will provide 10,000 scholarships under the Nutan India-Bangladesh Maitree Muktijodha Sontan Scholarship Scheme. Who will be benefitted from it ?

for heirs of the liberation war fighters of Bangladesh called 'Muktijodhas'

281

A new India-UK bilateral pilot scheme which aims to generate up to 200 opportunities for undergraduate students at UK universities to visit India by March 2021. name the scheme

UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India was launched by -> Universities UK International (UUKi) + British Council India.

282

The government has set a target for the installation of Rooftop Solar projects of ________ by 2022 in the country

40,000 MegaWatt

283

What is the cumulative penalty approved by The Digital Communications Commission (DCC) on Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea

Rs 3,050 crore

284

Asian Development Bank has sanctioned Rs 1925 Cr project for up-gradation of power generation and distribution in Tripura for upgrading capacity of two projects. Name the projects.

Rokhia Project and Gumti Hydro Electric Project

285

Name the entity that has become the first in Indian Railways to open a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines.

Western Railway General Stores Depot (GSD)

286

Name the atomic energy plant that has set the World Record in continuous operation of 962 days.

Unit-1 of Kaiga Atomic Energy station (Karnataka)

287

Name the Kargil veteran who has been invited as an eminent keynote speaker at the 32nd International Congress of Psychology 2020 (ICP) in Prague.

Lt Col Dr Samir Rawat

288

Which annual day of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been celebrated this year

110th

289

‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019’
(a) where :
(b) Partner country :

‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019’
(a) where : Kurukshetra
(b) Partner country : Nepal

290

Which Indian Railways Zone has started a unique initiative to earmark a special portion of the SLR coach with pink colour to specially help the women passengers with better safety and security.

Northeast Frontier Railway zone

291

Which country has recently officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags.

New Zealand

292

What is the amount that The IMF has approved over a period of 3 years for cash strapped Pakistan

a USD 6 billion loan

293

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has listed which place of Iraq as a World Heritage Site

Babylon

294

Who was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Greece

Kyriakos Mitsotakis

295

Sharjah’s first Golden Card visa was issued which person ?

Indian expat businessman Lalu Samuel

296

Name the country that has become the fifth country in the World Health Organisation (WHO) Southeast Asia region to eliminate measles

Sri Lanka

297

Name the country that will impose green tax up to €18 on plane tickets from 2020. The move aims to fund less-polluting transportation projects.

France

298

Name the country that has successfully launched Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a hydrometeorological satellite

Russia

299

Name the country that has inaugurated the world’s largest movable metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant.

Ukraine

300

Name the tropical strom that hit Louisiana in the United States ?

Tropical Storm Barry

301

Which day is celebrated as the national day by the French government aka Bastille Day ?

14 July

302

U.S.’s Federal Trade Commission have approved a penalty to be levied on Facebook. What is the amount of the penalty ?

$5 billion

303

U.S. celebrates the Apollo 11 mission’s 50th year anniversary on ?

16th July 2019.

304

Name the warship that China has gifted to Sri Lanka

warship ‘P625’

305

Accusing Qualcomm of “predatory pricing”, the European Union has fined an amount. What is that amount ?

$271 million

306

Which has become the first state in the country to reserve 75% private jobs for locals.

Andhra Pradesh

307

Who represented India to The Non Aligned movement ministerial meeting which was held in Caracas, Venezuela.

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin represented India in the meeting

308

The U.S. Embassy has organized a South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp. Where has it been organized ?

in Kathmandu, Nepal

309

Where has Pakistan opened a 1,000 year old Hindu temple

in eastern city Sialkot

310

An MoU has been signed between 2 entities to enable better ways of diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders. One entity is CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). Name the other one

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)

311

The pact has been signed between India and which country to start passenger and cargo services via sea route.

the pact signed between India and Maldives

312

Name the entity that is organising ‘WorldSkills India’s International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019’ in partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

Nasscom -> To develop a sustainable workforce for disruptive technologies

313

Reliance Jio ties up with which company for digital literacy initiative ‘Digital Udaan’

Facebook

314

Vihaan Networks Ltd (VNL) has inked a pact with a country to develop digital villages in the country. Which is that country ?

Vietnam (VVV: V - Vihaan; V - Vietnam; V - Villages)

315

Prasar Bharati and which IIT signed an MoU for
research collaboration in newly emerging
technologies and broadcasting-related areas

IIT Kanpur

316

Bharat Chamber of Commerce and the BRICS
Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi,
signed an MoU for which purpose ?

promoting trade and investments between the BRICS countries and the eastern part of India

317

A joint venture of a Kalyani group firm and Israel’s
Rafael Advanced Systems has secured a $100 million
contract for manufacturing how many Barak-8 MRSAM
missile kits.

1,000 Barak-8 MRSAM missile kits.

318

Name the country which became the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance.

Palau

319

Which US company has acquired travel portal Yatra Online ?

Ebix

320

AI firm Lymbyc has been acquired by _____

Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd

321

An MoU to set up GeM Organizational Transformation Team – Project Management Unit (GOTT-PMU) has been signed by which two entities ?

Government eMarketplace and Steel Authority of India

322

Which two entites have inked two separate pacts with Haryana government to encourage and support state’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to raise capital

NSE and Haryana government + BSE and Haryana government

323

Union Health Ministry has signed an MoU with which ministries to strengthen the efforts towards a TB-Free India by 2025

Ministries of Ayush, Defence and Railways

324

Life Insurance Corporation of India has agreed to offer what amount by 2024 to fund highway projects under Bharatmala project.

Rs 1.25 trillion Line of Credit by 2024

325

Which company has been selected as a strategic partner by United Technologies Corporation for Collins Aerospace, a subsidiary of UTC

L&T Technology Services

326

RuPay JCB Global Cards have been launched by which two entities ?

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International

327

National Data Quality Forum (NDQF) has been launched by which two entities ?

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute for Medical Statistics (NIMS)

328

Which company has been announced as the official Team India sponsor by BCCI ?

Bengaluru-based education and learning app Byju’s

329

India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from which country , to be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft.

Russia

330

Whats App has partnered with which entity under the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

NITI Aayog

331

Sports Journalists Federation of India 2019 Awards:
➢ SJFI Medal (Highest Honour):
➢ Sportsperson of the Year Award:
➢ Emerging Talent of the Year Award:
➢ Team of the Year Award:


Sports Journalists Federation of India 2019 Awards:
➢ SJFI Medal (Highest Honour): Prakash Padukone (Badminton).
➢ Sportsperson of the Year Award: Pankaj Advani (Billiards and Snooker) and Bajrang Punia (Wrestling).
➢ Emerging Talent of the Year Award: Saurabh Choudhary (Shooting).
➢ Team of the Year Award: Vidarbha Cricket Team.

332

(a)Name the company which has been selected for President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility fund in social development :
(b)Which scheme did the company start :
(c)Which state based Navaratna company is it :


(a)Name the company which has been selected for President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility fund in social development : National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
(b)Which scheme did the company start : “Aliali Jhia” -> to promote the education of Girls of BPL families
(c)Which state based Navaratna company is it : an Odisha based Navaratna Company

333

The 2019 Global Excellence Awards will be awarded to :

Mastercard CEO and President Ajay Banga and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji

334

Name the movie that won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea ?

Gully Boy

335

(a)Name the railway zone that won the 'Best Innovation Award’ for unique strategy adopted to keep wild elephants away from train tracks
(b)Name the strategy adopted

(a)Name the railway zone that won the 'Best Innovation Award’ for unique strategy adopted to keep wild elephants away from train tracks : Northeast Frontier Railway
(b)Name the strategy adopted : Plan Bee

336

Name the movie that was honoured with ‘Best Feature Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Original Score’ awards in SAARC film festival ?

Director Kaushik Ganguly’s Bengali film ‘Nagarkirtan’

337

Who was voted the Sportsperson of the Year in the annual Indian Oil Sports Conclave

Sharath Kamal

338

Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam (Netherlands) :
(a) girls’ U13 title :
(b) boys’ U17 title :

Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam (Netherlands) :
(a) girls’ U13 title : Anahat
(b) boys’ U17 title : Joshi

339

Sports and Youth Affairs Minister conferred Arjuna Awards to which of the two players :

Tennis player Rohan Bopanna and Women cricketer Smriti Mandhana.

340

Name the campaign of the Tourism Ministry that has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award, 2019 ?

“Find the Incredible You” campaign

341

name the athlete that has been nominated for the International Association of Athletics Federations Veteran Pin ?

P T Usha

342

Name the vocalist who has been chosen for the Sangita Kalanidhi award of the Music Academy ?

Vocalist S. Sowmya

343

Mohan Bagan club conferred awards in Various Disciplines.
(a)Mohan Bagan Ratan:

(b)Lifetime Achievement award:

(c)Best Football Player for the season 2018-19:

Mohan Bagan club conferred awards in Various Disciplines.
(a)Mohan Bagan Ratan:
Keshav Dutt (Hockey) & Prasun Banerjee (Football)

(b)Lifetime Achievement award:
Ashok Chatterjee(Football)

(c)Best Football Player for the season 2018-19:
Arijit Bagui (Football)

344

Nishagandhi Sangeetha Puraskaram :
(a) state :
(b) winners :

Nishagandhi Sangeetha Puraskaram :
(a) state : kerala
(b) winners : Parassala B. Ponnammal and T V. Gopalakrishnan

345

The theme of the 3rd Edition of the CSR Journal Excellence Awards was

‘India First’

346

Name the girl who won Miss Deaf World 2019 title.

Vidisha Baliyan, a 21 year old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar city

347

Name the actress who will be honoured Tribute Actor award at the 2019 in 44th Toronto International Film Festival

Veteran star Meryl Streep

348

Who has won the People’s Choice Award at a prestigious sand sculpting festival in the U.S

Sudarsan Pattnaik

349

Name the Indian who has been felicitated with the prestigious ‘Indian Woman of Influence’ award at the House of Lords, the United Kingdom Parliament, London

Priya Priyadarshini Jain

350

Name the rocket designed by Beijing-based startup "Interstellar Glory Space Technology" aka iSpace ?

Hyperbola-1

351

Pakistan announced that it will send its first astronaut to space in which year using close ally China’s satellite launching facilities :

2022

352

Important key highlights about the Chandrayaan-2
What was the original date for Chandrayaan launch?
When it was aborted?
When Chandryaan-2 is launched now?
What is the time of launch?
Landing on?
Lander name ?
Where it is launched from?

Important key highlights about the Chandrayaan-2
What was the original date for Chandrayaan launch? It was scheduled to be lifted off on 15th July 2019
When it was aborted? It was stopped 56 minutes before the Lift-off
When Chandryaan-2 is launched now? It is lift-off on 22nd July
What is the time of launch? 2:43 PM
Landing on? 7th September (near the south pole)
Lander name ? Vikram
Where it is launched from? Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota

353

The government proposes to spend Rs ______ in 2019 according to the Union Budget.

Rs 27,86,349 crore

354

According to the Union Budget,
(a)Revenue deficit is targeted at ________ of GDP.
(b)Fiscal deficit is targeted at ______of GDP.

(a) 2.3%
(b) 3.3%

355

Currently, companies with annual turnover of less than Rs 250 crore pay corporate income tax at the rate of 25%. This threshold has been increased to ________ according to the Union Budget.

Rs 400 crore

356

According to the Union Budget a TDS of 2% will be levied by financial companies and post offices on individuals for cash withdrawals exceeding _____ in a year from a bank account

one crore rupees

357

As proposed by the Union Budget, an additional tax deduction of up to _______ will be provided on interest paid on loans for self-occupied house owners provided the loan must be sanctioned in FY 2019-20, and the stamp duty on the house should not exceed Rs 45 lakh rupees

Rs 1,50,000

358

As per the Union Budget, a tax deduction of up to _________ will be provided on interest paid on loans to purchase an electric vehicle.

Rs 1,50,000

359

As per the Union Budget, the customs duty on gold and precious metals will be increased from 10% to _____

12.5%

360

As per the Union Budget, Public private partnerships will be leveraged for railways to attract an investment of _______ during the period 2018-30

Rs 50 lakh crore

361

As per the Union Budget, The minimum public shareholding in listed companies will be increased from 25% to _______

35%

362

As per the Union Budget, name the scheme to address infrastructure gaps in the fisheries sector

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

363

As per the Union Budget, _____ new clusters will be setup under the Scheme of Fund for Upgradation and Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI).

100

364

As per the Union Budget, all rural households will be provided with piped water supply by _______ under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

2024

365

As per the Union Budget,an overdraft of ______ will be provided to women self-help group (SHG) members who hold Jan-Dhan accounts. Further, a loan up to _______ will be provided under the MUDRA scheme to one woman in every SHG

Rs 5,000 ; one lakh rupees

366

As per the Union Budget, a new pension benefit scheme, namely Pradhan Mantri Karam Yogi Maandhan Scheme, has been announced for traders and small shopkeepers with annual turnover of less than ________

Rs 1.5 crore

367

Budget Allocation :

(a) MGNREGA (Under PM Gram Sadak Yojana) ->
(b) Swachh Bharat Mission ->
(c) PM Kisaan Samman Nidhi ->
(d) Railways ->
(e) Defence Budget ->
(f) National Education Mission ->
(g) National Health Mission ->
(h) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (rural + urban) ->
(i) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana ->
(j) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana ->
(k) AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission ->
(l) National Rural Drinking Water Mission ->
(m) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana ->
(n) Public Sector Banks ->

Budget Allocation :

(a) MGNREGA (Under PM Gram Sadak Yojana) -> Rs. 60,000 crores
(b) Swachh Bharat Mission -> Rs. 12,644 crores
(c) PM Kisaan Samman Nidhi -> Rs. 75,000 crores
(d) Railways -> Rs. 65,587 crores
(e) Defence Budget -> Rs. 3.18 lakh crores
(f) National Education Mission -> Rs. 38,547 crores
(g) National Health Mission -> Rs. 33,651 crores
(h) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (rural + urban) -> Rs. 25,853 crores
(i) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana -> Rs. 19,000 crores
(j) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana -> Rs. 14,000 crores
(k) AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission -> Rs. 13,750 crores
(l) National Rural Drinking Water Mission -> Rs. 10,001 crores
(m) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana -> Rs. 9,682 crores
(n) Public Sector Banks -> Rs. 70,000 crores

368

Economic Survey 2018-19 :
Guided by the dictum of (a)________ thinking, the Economic Survey underscored the ambitious agenda of applying principles of behavioural economics to achieve (b)________ of sustained GDP growth to make India a (c)_________ economy by 2024-25.

(a) "blue-sky thinking"
(b) 8 percent
(c) $5-trillion

369

Economic Survey sees Financial Year 2020 GDP growth at _______

7%

370

Economic Survey stressed on : Data must be created as a public good “___________"

of the people, by the people, for the people

371

The Economic Survey is inspired by the following quote : “…Recall the face of the poorest man [woman], and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him [her] " Name the person who said it

Gandhiji

372

Under the Economic Survey, it was stated that India is moving forward from Swachch Bharat to (a) ______________
From ‘Beti Baco Beti Padhao’ to (b)___________________
From ‘Give it up” for the LPG subsidy to (c) ________________
From ‘Tax evasion’ to (d)___________

(a)Swasth and Sundar Bharat
(b)‘BADLAV’ (Beti Aapki Dhan Lakshmi Aur Vijay Lakshmi)
(c)‘Think about the Subsidy’.
(d)‘Tax compliance’

373

According to the Economic Survey The general fiscal deficit is seen at ______ in Financial Year 2019 Vs. 6.4% in Financial Year 2018.

5.8%