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Question1) How many sites have been identified by Ministry of Tourism in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites?


A.13

B.17

C.18

D.20







Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: B

Explaination: Answer: Option B


Explanation:


The union government identified some world-class iconic tourist stations in India to attract foreign and domestic tourists.The Budget Announcements of 2018-19, Ministry of Tourism identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites.

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Question2) How many 'Must See Monuments' have been identified by Archaeological Survey of India?


A.128

B.138

C.148

D.168






Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: B

Explaination: Answer: Option B


Explanation:


The Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Patel, informed Parliament that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has identified 138 monuments as 'Must See Monuments'. This information has been made available on 'Must See' portal of ASI.There are 38 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, which includes 30 cultural sites, 7 natural sites and 1 mixed-criteria site.


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Question3) India's first maritime museum is to be established at which of the following sites?


A.Navinal

B.Amri

C.Lothal

D.Bet Dwarka







Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: C

Explaination: Answer: Option C


Explanation:


The government is to establish a National Maritime Heritage Museum, at Lothal, a Harappan site on the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat. The move aims to boost the underwater or marine archaeology. Lothal site is one of the oldest ports in India dating to the Bronze Age. National Maritime The Maritime Museum is being set up with technical help from the Portuguese Maritime Heritage Museum. The government has appointed the first Director-General for the museum.

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Question4) Who is to receive the 2019 Munin Barkotoki Literary Award?


A.Monoranjan Bori

B.Abhinandan

C.Suresh Menon

D.K.L. Savalkar






Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: A

Explaination: Answer: Option A


Explanation:


The Munin Barkotoki Memorial Trust has selected young poet Ankur Ranjan Phukan and short story writer Monoranjan Bori for the Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2019. The award recognized the manuscripts Ankur Ranjan Phukan's Khando-ta and Monoranjan Bori's Moh-jokh. The award aims to encourage young and promising writers in the Assamese

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Question5) Which city organized the Bandana Sen Library Awards for the first time?


A.Lucknow

B.KolkSavalkar

C.Delhi

D.Bhopal



Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: C

Explaination: Answer: Option C


Explanation:


For the first time ever, the Bandana Sen Library Awards was presented at the India International Centre, New Delhi. The heads of over 100 schools and their library teams attended the event. The award ceremony was organized by OneUp Library, Bookstudio, and Learning Lab.




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Question6) Who received Asia Society's prestigious Game Changer Award-2019?


A.Poor Society

BSociety

u Nuns

C.Brahma Samaj

D.Aalakh India




Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: B

Explaination: Answer: Option B


Explanation:


The Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa Order, some of the Himalayas' most prominent human rights advocates, received Asia Society's prestigious Game Changer Award in New York for their path-breaking work to empower women and dismantle gender stereotypes in Himalayas.



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Question7) Sonepur Mela is being inaugurated in which state/UT?


A.Bihar

B.Uttar Pradesh

C.New Delhi

D.Ladakh






Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Answer: A

Explaination: Answer: Option A


Explanation:


Sonepur Cattle Fair is held on Kartik Poornima in the month of November- December in Sonepur, Bihar, on the confluence of river Ganges. It is also known as Harihar Kshetra Mela and it attracts

s from all over Asia.

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