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Sushma Swaraj is _________ by profession.

A) Advocate B) Teacher
C) Engineer D) Doctor

Answer:   A) Advocate



Explanation:

Other than being the politician of India, Sushma Swaraj is Advocate by profession. She was the first women chief minister of Delhi for a brief period, Second women Minister for External Affairs after Indira Gandhi.

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Under the framework of the new partnership with which country, Victory University will help India to Establish a National Sports University?

A) Portugal B) Australia
C) Vietnam D) USA
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Australia

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The 11th BRICS in 2019 will be hosted by

 

 

A) China B) Russia
C) Brazil D) India
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Brazil

Explanation:

The 2019 BRICS summit is the eleventh annual BRICS summit, an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five-memberstates Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the third time Brazil has hosted the summit after the 2014 summit.

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The 2018, which of thefollowing countries have legalizedthe possession and use of recreational cannabis?1, America2. Canada3. Nigeria4. UruguaySelect the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 

A) 1, 2 and 3 B) 2 and 4 only
C) 1 and 4 only D) 1,2 and 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2 and 4 only

Explanation:

Five countries and three states in United States legalized cannabis in some form. Canada set the tone when it legalized recreational marijuana, becoming the first G-7 country to do it. United State -not the country-but some states have legalised the use of cannabis.

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Which one of the following viruses is responsible for the recent death of lions in Gir National Park?

A) Canine Distemper Virus B) Nipah Virus
C) Hendra Virus D) Foot and Mouth Disease Virus  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Canine Distemper Virus

Explanation:

canine distemper may have been responsible for the death of four lions even as two more deaths were reported in Gir, taking the death toll to 23 since September 12.Canine distemper is a viral disease that impacts a large number of wild animals including cats and dogs.

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Consider the following statements about a scheme launched by the Government of India:

It was launched to provide social security during old age and to protect elderly persons aged 60 years and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market conditions. The scheme enables old age income security for senior citizens through provision of assured pension / return linked to the subscription amount based on government guarantee to Life Insurance Corporation of India (LICI).Identify the scheme.

A) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana B) Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
C) Liveability Index Programme D) Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana

Explanation:

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) is a Pension Scheme announced by the Government of India exclusively for the senior citizens aged 60 years and above which is available from 4th May, 2017 to 31st March, 2020.

This is a simplified version of the VPBY and will be implemented by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India.

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Which one of the following statements about the National Green Tribunal is not correct?

A) It was set up in the year 2010 B) It is involved in effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests.
C) It may consider giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property D) It is bound by the procedures laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) It is bound by the procedures laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908.

Explanation:

The legislate Act of Parliament defines the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 as follows,"An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Green Tribunal for the effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto".The Tribunal shall not be bound by the procedure laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, but shall be guided by principles of natural justice.

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Which one of the following statements with regard to India's surgical strike mission inside Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is correct?

A) It is conducted in the year 2018 B) It was led by the Indian Air Force
C) It was not given any name D) It was sanctioned by the United Nations
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) It was not given any name

Explanation:

On 29 September 2016, India announced that it conducted "surgical strikes" against militant launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistani-administered Kashmir andinflicted "significant casualties".The Indian Army conducted surgical strikes against suspected militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.

However,the operation was not given any name.

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Damanganga Reservoir Project with about 115 km of minor canals and distributaries is located in

A) NCT B) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
C) Puducherry D) Goa
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Explanation:

The Daman Ganga also called DawanRiver is a river in western India. The river's headwaters are on the western slope of the Western Ghats range, and it flows west into the Arabian SeaThere is an existing major irrigation project on the river called the Damanganga Reservoir Project, whichis located near Madhuban village in Dharampur taluka of Valsad district of Gujarat.It is an inter-state multipurpose project of the Govt. of Gujarat and Union Territories of Dadra & Nagar Haveli (D&NH) and Daman. The storage of this project is shared by the riparian states of Gujarat, Union Territories of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu as beneficiary States.

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