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Which railway zone has become Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone by eliminating over 1000 such level crossings? Ans: Southern Railway
Who has won the ‘Laureus Sportsman of the Year award’ the maximum number of times? Ans: Roger Federer (6 times)

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  • Which railway zone has become Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone by eliminating over 1000 such level crossings? Ans: Southern Railway
  • Who has won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award the maximum number of times? Ans: Roger Federer (6 times)
  • Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation? Ans: James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo
  • On whic date National Immunisation Day 2019 was observed in India? Ans: 10th March
  • In which country India to organise Gandhi March to launch the two-year long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.? Ans: Netherlands
  • World Malaria Day is observed every year on? Ans: 25th April
  • Which authority termed interference by Khap Panchayat in marriages as absolutely illegal? Ans: Supreme Court
  • Which city hosted the first WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health? Ans: Geneva (Switzerland)
  • The Lok Sabha passed the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act. The Act was passed in which year? Ans: 1881
  • Government of which state has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming among farmers of the state? Ans: Himachal Pradesh
  • Name the Pakistani cricket player who has become the quickest in history to score 1000 runs (in 18 matches) in one-day internationals breaking the previous record of Vivian Richards who scored it in 21 matches? Ans: Fakhar Zaman
  • In which State, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for NTPCs Patratu Super Thermal Power Project? Ans: Jharkhand
  • Who became the first Indian female badminton player to win an individual Asian Games medal and the first Indian in 36 years to win a singles Asiad medal? Ans: Saina Nehwal
  • Which state became the first Indian state to launch a single emergency number 112 which will connect to police, fire, health and other helplines through an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) in the state? Ans: Himachal Pradesh
  • Name the scientific adviser to the Defence Minister who was appointed as the Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a period of two years? Ans: G Satheesh Reddy
  • Name the former agricultural commissioner of India who passed away on 27th January 2018? Ans: Dr Gurcharan Singh Kalkat
  • Which is the law that was recently amended by Lok Sabha to prevent wilful defaulters from taking part in insolvency proceedings of stressed asset of company? Ans: Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Law
  • Name the coach of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli and also a recipient of Dronacharya Award (1990) and Padma Shri (2010) who passed away on 2nd January 2019? Ans: Ramakant Achrekar
  • World Water Day was observed across the world on? Ans: 22nd March
  • Who was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at the event held in Bangkok on 17 December 2018? Ans: Miss Philippines Catriona Gray
  • Who won Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for his contribution in the field of science, education and medicine? Ans: Dr. Rajendra Kumar Joshi
  • To combat air pollution which country has build worlds biggest air purifier – a 328 feet high tower? Ans: China
  • 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language Dictionary for Hearing Impaired Persons contains how many words? Ans: 6000 words
  • Which country will become the ninth one to launch its National Registry of Sexual Offenders? Ans: India
  • Which Indian bank which has joined hands with World Bank and UN Women to launch new social impact bonds exclusively for women, called Womens Livelihood Bonds (WLBs)? Ans: SIDBI
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