Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Mughalsarai junction railway station

Explanation : The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved the proposal to rename the Mughalsarai tehsil after Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, co-founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. The proposal for renaming the Mughalsarai railway station to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay junction was initiated in August 2018. Many places in Uttar Pradesh have got new names under the government of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. In 2018, the state cabinet decided to rename Allahabad city Prayagraj, and Faizabad district was renamed Ayodhya district. The Indian Air Force airport in Gorakhpur was renamed after Maha Yogi Gorakhnath.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   10%

Explanation : The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, the Act providing 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of General Category, came into effect on January 14, 2019. The move came after the Union Government exercised its powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 and appointed January 14, 2019 as the date on which the provisions of the said Act shall come into force.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Roger Federer

Explanation : The Laureus World Sports Awards is an annual awards ceremony, which honours individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year. Swiss tennis player Roger Federer with 6 awards holds the record for having won the 'Laureus Sportsman of the Year award' maximum number of times.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Glenn Close

Explanation : The US-Ireland Alliance has announced that the veteran actress Glenn Close will receive the 'Oscar Wilde Award' on 21 February 2019. She will receive the award at the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards. She also won the 2018 Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for the film, 'The Wife'.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   New Delhi

Explanation : 'Saksham', an annual high intensity one-month long people-centric mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) was launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in New Delhi. 'Saksham' Cycle Day in 200 cities, Cyclothons, Workshops for drivers of commercial vehicles, Nationwide campaign through Radio, TV, Digital Cinemas, Outdoor media etc. will be conducted, with a focus on reaching out to various segments of fuel users.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Uzbekistan

Explanation : India has signed a long-term contract with Uzbekistan for supply of uranium ore concentrates to widen its source base for the nuclear fuel. The contract was exchanged in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who were at the Vibrant Gujarat summit in Gandhinagar. Uzbekistan is the seventh largest exporter of uranium in the world. The Exim Bank signed an agreement with Uzbekistan to extend a 200-million US dollar line of credit for financing housing and social infrastructure projects.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Haryana

Explanation : Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar announced "Shaurya Award" to students in the name of 71 state police force martyrs who laid down their lives while maintaining law and order and protecting society since the formation of the state in 1966. Prize money of Rs. 11,000 will be given to students for courageous deeds every year in a village block where the school is located under this award. The announcement was made by Manohar Lal Khattar at the first state-level function at National Police Memorial in New Delhi.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   BHEL

Explanation : Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Libcoin are in dialogue to form a world-class consortium to initially build 1GWh lithium-ion battery plant in India. Its capacity will be scaled up to 30GWh in due course. With this, India has finally taken steps into its energy security and clean energy commitment to the world. BHEL will be sending a team of senior officers for the study of the facilities, R&D infrastructure and other techno-commercial issues soon.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Mongolia

Explanation : The Embassy of Mongolia and International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI), India have further strengthened the relationship between India and Mongolia by signing a MoU in the field of art and culture. The MoU was signed in the presence of H.E. Gonchig Ganbold Ambassador of Mongolia to India and Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President ICMEI. The MoU will enable the two countries to work together on different segments including print, radio, television, cinema, animation, Performing and Fine Arts, tourism, hospitality, education, environment, solar energy, skill development, PR events and advertising, Fashion and Design, and Journalism. During the event, the deserving students from Mongolia were handed over the first scholarship of a short-term course of Asian Academy of Film and Television which also includes boarding and lodging for three months.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Chandimandir

Explanation : Second edition of the India-Myanmar bilateral army exercise, IMBEX 2018-19, commenced at Chandimandir Military Station, that houses the headquarters of the Western Command, Chandigarh. The aim of this joint training programme, spread over six days, is to train the Myanmar delegation for participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations under the UN flag.