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1. According to the latest government notification, the GDP of the second-quarter shows how much growth rate?
a) 5 percent
b) 3.5 percent
c) 4.5 percent✔
d) 5.7 percent

1. (c) 4.5 percent
The latest notification by the Government of India revealed that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for quarter 2 shows a growth rate of 4.5 percent.

2. Which country has the largest number of migrants living abroad, as per the World Migration Report 2020?
a) Japan
b) Mexico
c) China
d) India ✔

2. (d) India
India is largest country of origin of international migrants, with 17.5 million living abroad, followed by Mexico (11.8 million) and China (10.7 million).

3. Which country had the largest number of stateless persons in 2018?
a) India
b) Myanmar
c) Bangladesh ✔
d) Canada

3. (c) Bangladesh
Bangladesh had the largest number of stateless persons (around 906,000). It was followed by CΓ΄te d’Ivoire (692,000) and Myanmar (620,000). The total number of stateless persons globally in 2018 was 3.9 million.

4. Which country was the largest refugee resettlement country in 2018?
a) United States
b) Canada✔
c) Australia
d) France

4. (b) Canada
Canada was the largest refugee resettlement country, resettling more refugees than the United States in 2018. Syria and Turkey were the original nations of the largest number of refugees globally with 6.7 million and 3.7 million refugees respectively.

5. Which film won the Golden Peacock Award at IFFI 2019?
a) Particles✔
b) Jallikattu
c) Marighella
d) Balloon

5. (a) Particles
A French-Swiss film directed by Blaise Harrison, ‘Particles’ won the Golden Peacock Award at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The award carried a trophy, citation and a cash prize worth Rs 40 lakh.

6. Who won the Best Director award at IFFI 2019?
a) Blaise Harrison
b) Pema Tseden
c) Lijo Jose Pellissery✔
d) Amin Sidi Boumediene

6. (c) Lijo Jose Pellissery
Lijo Jose Pellissery, Director of Jallikattu has won the ‘Best Director Award’ at IFFI 2019. The award carries a Silver Peacock trophy, a citation and a cash prize worth Rs 15 lakh.

7. PM Narendra Modi recently pledged $400 million line of credit to which nation to strengthen its economy?
a) Myanmar
b) Bangladesh
c) Sri Lanka ✔
d) Maldives

7. (c) Sri Lanka
India has announced a $400 million line of credit to Sri Lanka to help the nation in strengthening its economy. PM Modi made the announcement while delivering a joint statement with visiting Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa on November 29, 2019.

8. The Lok Sabha has passed a bill to regularise the unauthorized colonies of which city?
a) Mumbai
b) Delhi ✔
c) Bengaluru
d) Chennai

8. (b) Delhi
The Lok Sabha on November 28, 2019, passed the bill to regularise property of residents living in unauthorized colonies in Delhi by securing the rights of ownership.

9. Rwanda received the ICFT –UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 2019. The film belongs to which nation?
a) Rwanda
b) France
c) Japan
d) Italy✔

9. (d) Italy
The ICFT –UNESCO Gandhi Medal went to Italian film ‘Rwanda’, which has been directed by Riccardo Salvetti.

10. Who has been appointed as the new pro tem speaker of Maharashtra state assembly?
a) Dilip Patil✔
b) Jayant Patil
c) Prithviraj Chavan
d) Nawab Malik

10. (a) Dilip Patil
Nationalist Congress Party MLA Dilip Walse Patil has been appointed as the pro-tem speaker of the state assembly. He will be presiding over the special session of the Maharashtra assembly called on November 29, 2019.


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