Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2019

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11. Who has taken charge as the new CMD of Power Grid Corporation of India?

[A] Amrita Singh
[B] Ravi P Singh
[C] Kandikuppa Sreekant
[D] Pradeep L Kaul

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12. According to Ethnologue, which country has the highest number of ‘living’ indigenous languages in the world?

[A] United States
[B] Australia
[C] India
[D] Papua New Guinea

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13. Which organisation has announced Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award?

[A] ISRO
[B] DRDO
[C] BARC
[D] VSSC

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14. The Kerala Government has signed MoU with which organisation to develop Space Park?

[A] ISRO
[B] DRDO
[C] VSSC
[D] BARC

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15. The Lahore-Attari Samjhauta Express train service was started in which year?

[A] 1984
[B] 1981
[C] 1976
[D] 1978

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16. The Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) has launched a Leather Mission from which district of Rajasthan?

[A] Hanumangarh
[B] Ajmer
[C] Sirohi
[D] Jhalawar

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17. India’s first health-focused credit card has been launched by which bank?

[A] HDFC Bank
[B] RBL Bank
[C] ICICI Bank
[D] Axis Bank

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18. Aishwarya Pissay, who has become the first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports, is from which city?

[A] Bengaluru
[B] Delhi
[C] Chennai
[D] Kolkata

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19. Which state has become the first state in India to implement the National Policy on Biofuels?

[A] Jharkhand
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan

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20. As per Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), a monthly pension of how much amount will be provided to eligible farmers on attaining the age of 60?

[A] Rs 5000
[B] Rs 6000
[C] Rs 3000
[D] Rs 4000

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