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Q1. Indian firm India Ports Global Limited formally took over the operations of an Iranian port. What is the name of the port?
(a) Shaheed Behesti port
(b) Bandar Mahshahr port
(c) Shaheed Samarinda port
(d) Port of Ashdod
(e) Ras Bahrgan port
Q2. The Reserve Bank of India will soon introduce Rs 20 notes with additional features. It will bear the signature of ________.
(a) RBI Deputy Governor
(b) Finance Secretary
(c) Finance Minister
(d) RBI Governor
Q3. ‘Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana’ has been launched in Uttarakhand. How many households will be benefited under the scheme?
(a) 11 lakh
(b) 23 lakh
(c) 49 lakh
(d) 29 lakh
(e) 15 lakh
Q4. Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in Bengaluru. She was a well-known ________.
(a) Sports person
(b) Classical Singer
(e) Social worker
Q5. Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness. He was a well-known _________.
(c) Quiz Master
(e) Rock Singer
Q6. The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee for implementation of the Trilateral Chabahar Agreement between India, _________and Iran was held in the port city of Chabahar in Iran.
Q7. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released the list of best performing police stations. Which of the following police station topped the list?
(a) Kalu, Bikaner
(b) Campbell Bay, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(c) Farakka, Murshidabad
(d) Thalan, Uttarkashi
(e) Saket, Delhi
Q8. Who has been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of the Corporation Bank?
(a) Raman Chandra
(b) Sanjay Mitra
(c) P.V. Bharathi
(d) B. P. Pathak
(e) Bharti Shringla
Q9. Who among the following music composer has been Conferred with the Mohammed Rafi Award?
(b) Anu Malik
(e) Anand Bakshi
Q10. Good Governance Day is celebrated every year on _______.
(a) 23 December
(b) 25 December
(c) 22 December
(d) 30 December
(e) 21 December
Exp. Indian firm India Ports Global Limited formally took over the operations of Chabahar’s Shaheed Behesti port in Iran, which opens a trade route between India and central Asia bypassing Pakistan.
Exp. The Reserve Bank of India will soon introduce Rs 20 notes with additional features. Rs. 20 Note bears the signature of RBI Governor.
Exp. ‘Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana’ has been launched in Uttarakhand. Under the scheme, each household in the state will be able to avail medical treatment of up to 5 lakh rupees annually. The scheme will benefit 23 lakh households and cover 1,350 critical diseases.
Exp. Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in Bengaluru. She was 98 years old. Narasamma had helped deliver more than 15,000 babies, free of charge, in Krishnapura, a remote village in Pavagada Taluk in Karnataka. Narasamma was awarded multiple honors for performing the traditional deliveries during her 70 years of service.
Exp.Centrist politician Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness. Ashdown, who was born in India and moved to Northern Ireland as a young child, headed up the Lib Dems for more than a decade.
Exp. The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee for implementation of the Trilateral Chabahar Agreement between India, Afghanistan and Iran was held in the port city of Chabahar in Iran.
Exp. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released the list of best performing police stations across the nation during the ongoing DGP conference. On the top of the rank-list stands Kalu police station of Bikaner, Rajasthan followed by Campbell Bay (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) and Farakka (Murshidabad, West Bengal) as 2nd and 3rd.
Exp. P V Bharathi has been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of the Corporation Bank. Bharathi is at present Executive Director, Canara Bank. She will replace Jai Kumar Garg.
Exp. The Mohammed Rafi Award has been bestowed upon late music composer Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and playback singer Usha Timothy. Kudalkar, of the Laxmikant-Pyarelal duo, was given the Mohammed Rafi Lifetime Achievement Award consisting of 1 lakh rupees and a trophy.
Exp. Bharat Ratna and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday is celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25 December.
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