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The five permanent members of the UN security council are

A) USA, China, France, Russia and Canada B) China, France, Russia, UK and USA
C) Japan, Germany, Russia, UK and USA D) Germany, China, USA. Russia and UK

Answer:   B) China, France, Russia, UK and USA



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The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) has been launched under New Economy Development Policy (NEDP) on January 19, 2017 at _____.

A) New Delhi B) Mizoram
C) Gujrat D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mizoram

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Part IV of constitution of India deals with which of the following?

A) The Union B) The States
C) Fundamental Rights D) Directive Principles of State Policy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Directive Principles of State Policy

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How many Fundamental Duties are mentioned in Indian constitution?

A) 5 B) 6
C) 11 D) 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 11

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Which of the following are the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)?

1. Free treatment available at all public and empanelled private hospitals in times of need

2. Cashless and paperless access to quality health care services

3. Government provides health insurance cover of up to Rs.5,00,000 per family per year4. Pre-existing diseases are not covered

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 

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

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BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME:

•Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (PMJAY) will provide a cover of up to Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.

•Over 10.74 crore vulnerable entitled families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) will be eligible for these benefits.

•PMJAY will provide cashless and paperless access to services for the beneficiary at the point of service.

•PMJAY will help reduce catastrophic expenditure for hospitalizations, which impoverishes people and will help mitigate the financial risk arising out of catastrophic health episodes.

•Entitled families will be able to use the quality health services they need without facing financial hardships.

•When fully implemented, PMJAY will become the world’s largest fully government-financed health protection scheme. It is a visionary step towards advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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E.K. Janaki Ammal National Award on Taxonomy is administered by the

A) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare B) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare D) Ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate Change  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate Change  

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In order to encourage work of excellence in taxonomy and also to encourage young students and scholars to work in this field of science, this award, named after the late Prof. E.K. Janaki Ammal was instituted in the year 1999.Late Prof. Janaki Ammal did taxonomic work of outstanding merit and excellence, particularly in the area of cytotaxonomy and has been a source of inspiration to many young scientists.The award is presented by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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Consider the following statements about the Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI):1. It is the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).2. It has registered as an independent society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both 1 and 2

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Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP). BPPI was established in December2008 under the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India. The Bureau has been registered as an independent society under the Societies RegistrationAct, 1860 as a separate independent legal entity in April, 2010. BPPI follows the provisions of GFR, 2017 as amended from time to time, the CVC guidelines, and instructions from the Department of Pharmaceuticals.

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In October 2018, India was elected as a member to the United Nations Human Rights Council for a period of

A) five years B) four years
C) three years D) two years
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) three years

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In January India will join China and Nepal, besides Pakistan, which were elected to the 47-member Council in previous years to serve three-year terms.India received 188 votes, the highest polled by any of the 18 countries elected in the voting.This is the fifth time India is elected to the Geneva-based Council, the main body of the UN charged with promoting and monitoring human rights.

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Eight States have achieved more than 99% household electrification prior to the launch of 'Saubhagya Scheme'. Which one of the following is not among them?

A) Kerala B) Punjab
C) Himachal Pradesh D) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Madhya Pradesh

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Saubhagya –‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ was launched in September2017 with the aim to provide access to electricity to all remaining households in the country.Eight States which have already achieved more than 99 percent household electrification prior to launch of Saubhagya scheme are ineligible for participation under the award scheme. These eight states are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.

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