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31. 

Which among these is the first Indian firm to reach the Rs 9 lakh crore market valuation mark?

A. State Bank of India
B. Reliance Industries
C. HDFC
D. TCS

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Oil-to-telecom major Reliance Industries (RIL) became the first company in India to hit the market capitalisation of Rs 9 lakh crore.

32. 

What will be India's economic growth rate for the year 2019 and 2020 as per the recent report released by the IMF?

A. 6.1%
B. 7.0%
C. 8.1%
D. 9.3%

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

International Monetary Fund has recently released the World Economic Outlook report. The report specifies that India's economic growth rate will be 6.1% in 2019 and 7 in 2020.

33. 

The printing of which currency notes have been stopped by RBI recently?

A. 2000
B. 500
C. 10
D. 100

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it has stopped the printing of Rs.2, 000 currency notes.

34. 

To boost digital payments in India, which player along with Master Card has launched 'Team Cashless India'?

A. Virat Kohli
B. Suresh Raina
C. M S Dhoni
D. Ashish Nehra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

MasterCard, M S Dhoni launched 'Team Cashless India' campaign to boost digital payments in India.

35. 

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), has crossed which of the following milestones?

A. 50 Lakh Mark
B. 30 Lakh Mark
C. 44 Lakh Mark
D. 100 Lakh Mark

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), Narendra Modi government's flagship program, crossed the milestone of 50 lakh mark.