1. How many times did Naveen Patnaik take oath as Chief Minister of Odisha?
a For the fourth time
b. Fifth time
c. Second time
d. third time

ANSWER: b. Fifth time, 
 Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik took oath of Chief Ministership on May 29, 2019 at a public function in Bhubaneswar. He has taken oath of office for the fifth consecutive time. Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal administered Naveen Patnaik as the Chief Minister.

2.Which state of Orchha has been included in the potential list of UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a Bihar
b. Jharkhand
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Uttar Pradesh

ANSWER: c. Madhya Pradesh 
 Orchha of Madhya Pradesh was included in the potential list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Earlier, in ASI’s proposal, the historical heritage of Orchha was urged to be included in the class of cultural heritage.

3.The US Treasury Department has recently removed India and which country from its currency surveillance list?
a Switzerland
b. Nepal
c. China
d. Japan

ANSWER: a. Switzerland 
Details: The
 US Department of Finance recently removed India and Switzerland from its currency surveillance list. However, China has been retained in this list. It is worth noting that the US had put India, China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Switzerland in the monitoring list in October 2018 to track currency activities.

4.Which country has recently indicated the need for creating a new weapon in the existing trade-war with Rare Earth Mineral (metal)? 
a India
b Russia
c. Pakistan
d. US

 The highest revenue mineral in the world is produced in China. China alone produces about 70 percent of the rear finance mineral. In addition, about 30 per cent of the rear finance mineral is mined in countries like Myanmar, Australia, Malaysia and America. Rare Earth mineral computer memory, DVD, rechargeable battery, many components of the smartphone are used as well as to create many security related equipment.

5. Which was the first state to disaster cess? 
a Bihar
b. Punjab
c. Kerala
d. Karnataka
ANSWER: c. Kerala 
The objective of this disaster cess is to raise funds for the reconstruction of the state. This cess was announced only during the budget session of the state government. This tax will be charged for a period of 2 years from 01 June 2019. This tax will not be applicable to railway services, film tickets.