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Q1. A famous International personality Nikki Haley has resigned recently from her post. She was __________________.
(a) Indian Ambassador to the USA
(b) Indian Ambassador to China
(c) US Ambassador to the United Nations
(d) US Ambassador to India
(e) None of the given options is true
Q2. Which of the following player has become the first-ever Indian woman to win gold at Youth Olympics in Shooting?
(a) Harsh Bhanwala
(b) Jitu Rai
(c) Mridula Sen
(d) Arvind Kharbanda
(e) Manu Bhaker
Q3. India stood at _______________ place in Henley Passport Index Power Ranking 2018.
Q4. Which country’s passport has been named the most powerful in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index 2018?
(b) The USA
(c) The UK
Q5. Government of India in the Budget Speech of 2018-19 has announced the enhancement of maximum limit under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana to ________________ per senior citizen.
(a) Rs. 15 lakhs
(b) Rs. 10 lakhs
(c) Rs. 25 lakhs
(d) Rs. 20 lakhs
(e) Rs. 30 lakhs
Q6. In which of the following year Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) was introduced?
Q7. What is the full form of LSR in Banking and Finance?
(a) Liquidity Service Ratio
(b) Liquidity System Ratio
(c) Liquidity Stress Ranking
(d) Liquidity Stress Rate
(e) Liquidity Stress Ratio
Q8. The Indian Air Force has launched an innovative mobile health App recently. What is the name of the app?
Q9. ACC Under-19 Asia Cup was recently won by __________.
(c) Sri Lanka
Q10. Manu Bhaker is representing India at Youth Olympics. She belongs to which of the following game?
Exp. Indian-American Nikki Haley has resigned from her post. She was US Ambassador to the United Nations.
Exp. Sixteen-year-old shooter Manu Bhaker has become the first-ever Indian woman to win gold at Youth Olympics. Bhaker achieved the feat after winning the women’s 10m Air Pistol event.
Exp.The Indian passport has secured the 81st rank with visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 60 destinations.
Exp. Japan’s passport has been named the most powerful in the world, overtaking Singapore, according to the Henley Passport Index 2018.
Exp. Government of India in the Budget Speech of 2018-19 has announced the enhancement of maximum limit under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana to Rs. 15 lakhs per senior citizen. The period of sale for this scheme has also been extended upto 31st March, 2020.
Exp. Under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme, all resident individuals, including minors, are allowed to freely remit up to USD 2,50,000 per financial year (April – March) for any permissible current or capital account transaction or a combination of both. Further, resident individuals can avail of foreign exchange facility for the purposes mentioned in Para 1 of Schedule III of FEM (CAT) Amendment Rules 2015, dated May 26, 2015, within the limit of USD 2,50,000 only. The Scheme was introduced on February 4, 2004, with a limit of USD 25,000. The LRS limit has been revised in stages consistent with prevailing macro and micro economic conditions.
Exp. LST stands for Liquidity Stress Ratio.
Exp. On the occasion of 86th anniversary, the Indian Air Force has launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’ in keeping with the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digital India, Ayushman Bharat and Mission Indradhanush’.
Exp. Indian under-19 cricket team has defeated Sri Lanka by 144 runs in the summit clash of the 2018 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Exp. Shooter Manu Bhaker has become the first-ever Indian woman to win gold at Youth Olympics. Bhaker achieved the feat after winning the women’s 10m Air Pistol event with a score of 236.5 at 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina’s Buenos Aires.
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