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  1. Recently The Union Cabinet approved Which state/UT International Arbitration Centre Bill Which will be approved during the upcoming session of Parliament?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chandigarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill which will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament.

  2. According to a report by Mary Meeker,India accounts for how much percent of world’s internet users?
    A)11%
    B)10%
    C)12%
    D)13%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the annual report on internet trends by venture capitalist Mary Meeker, India accounts for 12% world’s internet users.

  3. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The U.S. Embassy organised its fifth annual ‘Student Visa Day’ and launched ‘EducationUSA India’. It is a mobile application to provide Indian students with “current, comprehensive and accurate information about studying in the U.S.”.It was launched by the Embassy in collaboration with the United States-India Educational Foundation.

  4. Recently JNU decided to honour Nirmala Sitharaman and Which other personality with Distinguished Alumni Award?
    A)S Jaishankar
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Smriti Irani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Executive Council of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in its meeting decided to honour Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar with the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ on the third convocation of the university, which will be held in August.

  5. Recently Which bank signed an agreement with ECL Finance to form a strategic partnership to explore co lending opportunities?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Bank of India
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    ECL Finance, the flagship non-banking financial company of Edelweiss Group, and Bank of Baroda, India’s second largest public sector bank, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to explore co-lending opportunities.

  6. Which bank signed a standalone health insurance tie up with Max Bupa?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Yes Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IDBI Bank Ltd. and Max Bupa, a standalone health insurer (SAHI), signed a Bancassurance corporate agency agreement on June 1, 2019. It is the first time that IDBI Bank has been on-boarded as a corporate agent for a SAHI partner under open architecture.

  7. Which country to invest Rs 13000 crore in north eastern states of India?
    A)Russia
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Japan has decided to invest about Rs 13,000 crore in several ongoing as well as new projects in different states of the north-eastern region.

  8. Which company has been selected by Posti as a strategic partner for the digital transformation of its business and IT services?
    A)TCS
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)Capgemini
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian IT major Infosys has been selected by Finnish postal service Posti as a strategic partner for the digital transformation of its business and IT services.

  9. Which company to roll out Tech Bee programmme to hire students who have completed 12th standard?
    A)Infosys
    B)TCS
    C)HCL Technologies
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    HCL Technologies is all set to roll out “Tech Bee” programme, a company initiative under which it trains and hires students who have completed XII th standard, across several states.

  10. Who was awarded with the 54th Jnanpith Award for its contribution to Indian literature?
    A)Kedar S8ngh
    B)Gopalkrishna Gandhi
    C)Chetan Bhagat
    D)Amitav Ghosh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned author Amitav Ghosh was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian Literature in English. He was conferred the award by former governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi.

  11. Who was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF?
    A)Kiera Advani
    B)Deepika Padukone
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Priyanka Chopra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Priyanka Chopra, a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights is going to be honoured with Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF at the UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL.

  12. Recently Pazhavila Ramesan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Poet and lyricist Pazhavila Ramesan passed away. He was 83 years old. He was a recipient of Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award and had also penned songs for films like Asamsakalode, Malooty, Uncle Bun, Vasudha and others.

  13. What is the theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour?
    A)End Child labour in Supply Chains
    B)Generation Safe and Healthy
    C)Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!’
    D)Protect Children From Child labour
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO)-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. In 2019, the International Labour Organization is celebrating 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work. Yet today, 152 million children are still in child labour.The theme for World Day Against Child Labour 2019 is ‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!’

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Pune
    C)Nashik
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IDBI Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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