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Question 1
Which of the following has become the India’s first state to give legal protection to good samaritans?
A
Odisha
B
Assam
C
Karnataka
D
Punjab
Question 2
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, who is the official winner of the 2018 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, is from which country?
A
Egypt
B
South Sudan
C
Brazil
D
Spain
Question 3
Which city has launched India’s first Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System (FFEWS)?
A
Chennai
B
Kochi
C
Hyderabad
D
Kolkata
Question 4
What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, according to UNCTAD’s latest report “Trade and Development Report”?
A
6.7%
B
7.2%
C
7.0%
D
7.4%
Question 5
Who heads the high-level committee on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?
A
Ranjana Prakash Desai
B
Injeti Srinivas
C
Arundhati Das
D
Amit Sagar
Question 6
The 17th century ‘Oonth Kadal’ bridge, which is in news recently, is located in which state?
A
Punjab
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 7
The nationwide Action Research Project of Gram Panchayat development scheme has been launched from which city?
A
Agra
B
Delhi
C
Gwalior
D
Jaipur
Question 8
Pandit Tulsidas Borkar, who passed away recently, was the legendary exponent of which musical instrument?
A
Harmonium
B
Flute
C
Drum
D
Banjo
Question 9
Who has been named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games 2018?
A
Mehuli Ghosh
B
Saurabh Chaudhary
C
Manu Bhaker
D
Lakshya Sena
Question 10
Which state government has recently launched its own food security scheme to cover the poor people who left out of the National Food Security Act (NFS
A
Odisha
B
Assam
C
Maharashtra
D
Goa
Question 11
Thampi Kannanthanam, who passed away recently, was associated to which of the following regional cinemas?
A
Tamil
B
Malayalam
C
Telugu
D
Odia
Question 12
The joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise “IBSAMAR 2018” has kicked off in which country?
A
India
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
South Korea
Question 13
Who will head the Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine modalities for ‘calamity tax’ under GST?
A
Ravi Shankar Prasad
B
Narendra Singh Tomar
C
Suresh Prabhu
D
Sushil Modi
Question 14
Which of the following women physicists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics?
A
Lisa Randall
B
Maria Goeppert
C
Donna Strickland
D
Gabriela Gonzalez
Question 15
Who has been named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Paralympic Asian games 2018?
A
Devendra Jhajharia
B
Thangvellu Mariyappan
C
Amit Kumar Saroha
D
Girisha Nagarajegowda
Question 16
Which of the following union ministries has won the ‘Swachchta Hi Seva’ award, recently?
A
Ministry of Law and Justice
B
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
C
Ministry of Defence
D
Ministry of Railways
Question 17
Which national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign has been launched by SIDBI?
A
Youth For Work
B
SAFAR
C
Udyam Abhilasha
D
e-Udyam
Question 18
Which of the following women scientists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
A
Christiane Volhard
B
Ada Yonath
C
Frances H. Arnold
D
Carol W. Greider
Question 19
Which of the following cities is the venue of the first-ever General Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
A
Pune
B
Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Kolkata
Question 20
The 31st All India Railways Chess tournament 2018 has started in which city, recently?
A
Tiruchirappalli
B
Guwahati
C
Jabalpur
D
Kanpur
Question 21
The world’s largest dome has recently inaugurated in which country?
A
Israel
B
Iran
C
India
D
Bangladesh
Question 22
Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 is held between India and which country?
A
Sri Lanka
B
South Africa
C
Thailand
D
Vietnam
Question 23
Which gynecologist has been named winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize?
A
Denis Mukwege
B
Evelyn Varnado
C
Tara J. Cole
D
Blanca Duncan
Question 24
Which IIT has decided to establish an ‘Academy of Leadership’?
A
IIT Bombay
B
IIT Indore
C
IIT Madras
D
IIT Kharagpur
Question 25
Which technology-driven futuristic initiative will be roll out by the Civil Aviation Ministry to make hassle-free air travel for passengers?
A
BHIM Yatra
B
Bharat Yatra
C
Digi Yatra
D
Aadhaar Yatra
Question 26
The first-ever Regional Conference on ‘Women in Detention and Access to Justice’ has recently held in which city?
A
Dehradun
B
Shimla
C
Guwahati
D
Patna
Question 27
The team of scientists has recently identified regions in the wheat genome responsible for density of which micro-nutrient in wheat grain?
A
Iron
B
Zinc
C
Calcium
D
Nitrogen
Question 28
India has signed $150 million loan pact with which international organisation to establish its first-ever Global Skills Park (GSP) in Madhya Pradesh?
A
ADB
B
AIIB
C
World Bank
D
IMF
Question 29
The 10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference “India Chem 2018” was held in which city?
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Kolkata
Question 30
What is the India’s rank in Visa’s 2018 Government e-Payment Adoption Ranking (GEAR)?
A
35th
B
28th
C
19th
D
15th
Question 31
India’s first ‘Methanol Cooking Fuel Program’ has launched in which state?
A
Assam
B
Manipur
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 32
Which of the following cities is the venue of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) of Indian Region?
A
Patna
B
Shimla
C
Indore
D
Guwahati
Question 33
What is the current repo rate, as per RBI’s 4th bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19?
A
6.0%
B
6.75%
C
6.5%
D
6.25%
Question 34
The Indo-Japan bilateral maritime exercise “JIMEX 18” has started at which of the following cities?
A
Chennai
B
Kochi
C
Visakhapatnam
D
Agartala
Question 35
Natwar Thakkar, who passed away recently, was the renowned Gandhian from which state?
A
Tripura
B
Nagaland
C
Mizoram
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 36
Which state government has recently launched the Sashakt Kisan Yojana (SKY) & Krishi Samuh Yojana (KSY)?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
Punjab
D
Haryana
Question 37
Which state government has recently launched the Nirman Kusuma programme?
A
Assam
B
Odisha
C
Nagaland
D
Kerala
Question 38
Who heads the reconstituted Pollution watchdog Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)?
A
Bhure Lal
B
Ajay Mathur
C
Navroz K. Dubash
D
Arunabha Ghosh
Question 39
Which of the following have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics?
A
Damian Roland and Christina Choung
B
William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
C
Daniel Kahneman and Richard H. Thaler
D
Friedrich Hayek and Elinor Ostrom
Question 40
Which Indian organization has won the ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & The Pacific 2018’?
A
SBI
B
ESIC
C
RBI
D
NABARD
Question 41
M N Paloor, who passed away recently, was the modernist poet of which language?
A
Odia
B
Telugu
C
Tamil
D
Malayalam
Question 42
Which of the following states has become partner state at 2018 Goa International Film Festival (GIFF)?
A
Jharkhand
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Assam
D
Mizoram
Question 43
On which date, the 2018 World Post Day (WPD), is observed recently?
A
October 11
B
October 8
C
October 10
D
October 9
Question 44
The Indo-Japan bilateral maritime exercise “JIMEX 18” has started at which of the following cities?
A
Chennai
B
Kochi
C
Visakhapatnam
D
Agartala
Question 45
Natwar Thakkar, who passed away recently, was the renowned Gandhian from which state?
A
Tripura
B
Nagaland
C
Mizoram
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 46
Which Indian sportsperson has won the Girls title in the IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships 2018?
A
M S Jyoti
B
Anupama Ramachandran
C
Manasvini Sekar
D
Keerthana Pandian
Question 47
Who has been appointed the new deputy National Security Advisor (NSA)?
A
Puneet Khanna
B
R N Ravi
C
Samant Goel
D
V Johri
Question 48
Which state government has recently launched the Nirman Kusuma programme?
A
Assam
B
Odisha
C
Nagaland
D
Kerala
Question 49
Which Indian organization has won the ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & The Pacific 2018’?
A
SBI
B
ESIC
C
RBI
D
NABARD
Question 50
M N Paloor, who passed away recently, was the modernist poet of which language?
A
Odia
B
Telugu
C
Tamil
D
Malayalam
Question 51
Kishour Giri, who passed away recently, was the noted singer and music director from which state?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Jharkhand
D
Odisha
Question 52
The Government of India (GoI) with the support of which organization is organizing the ‘2nd World Conference on Access to Medical Products – Achieving
A
WHO
B
UNO
C
FAO
D
UNICEF
Question 53
What is the India’s rank at the 2018 Henley Passport Index?
A
91st
B
81st
C
71st
D
61st
Question 54
The researchers of which country have developed the world’s first bio-electronic medicine?
A
Germany
B
United Kingdom
C
United States
D
France
Question 55
India’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery will be set up in which state, where ethanol will be produced from rice straw?
A
Assam
B
Odisha
C
Rajasthan
D
Punjab
Question 56
What is the India’s rank in the 2018 Oxfam world inequality index?
A
168th
B
133rd
C
147th
D
135th
Question 57
Which state Prison department has rolled out a smart video- calling facility for female prisoners and inmates lodged at open jails?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Chhattisgarh
C
Maharashtra
D
Odisha
Question 58
Which state government has decided to set up anti-terrorist force ‘Kavach’?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
Jammu & Kashmir
D
Sikkim
Question 59
Which of the following African countries will host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games?
A
Senegal
B
Nigeria
C
Morocco
D
Kenya
Question 60
Which of the following cities is the venue of the 17th CHG of meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)?
A
Dushanbe
B
Sochi
C
Delhi
D
Moscow
Question 61
ISRO has recently signed pact with which state University to set up the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science’?
A
Assam
B
Odisha
C
Jammu
D
West Bengal
Question 62
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has launched a Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) service in Assam from Neamati to ____?
A
Jorhat
B
Dibrugarh
C
Majuli
D
Tezpur
Question 63
India has recently elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The headquarters of UNHRC is located at ___?
A
Geneva
B
Paris
C
New York
D
Berlin
Question 64
NITI Aayog has signed pact with which technological giant for AI tools in agriculture & healthcare?
A
Google
B
Microsoft
C
Infosys
D
Facebook
Question 65
India’s first-ever India-Israel Innovation Centre (IIIC) has launched in which city?
A
Bengaluru
B
Delhi
C
Pune
D
Chennai
Question 66
Which Indian state has won the FAO’s Future Policy Gold Award for 100% organic farming?
A
Punjab
B
Rajasthan
C
Sikkim
D
Kerala
Question 67
The World Bank has ranked India at which position in it’s first-ever Human Capital Index (HCI)?
A
135th
B
115th
C
125th
D
145th
Question 68
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has recently signed pact with which state government to fuel MSMEs growth in state?
A
West Bengal
B
Odisha
C
Uttarakhand
D
Assam
Question 69
Which country’s team has won the 2018 Sultan Johar Cup Junior Hockey?
A
India
B
Britain
C
New Zealand
D
Malaysia
Question 70
What is the India’s rank at the 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
A
113th
B
94th
C
44th
D
103rd
Question 71
India and which country have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats?
A
Australia
B
Russia
C
Sri Lanka
D
China
Question 72
Which of the following cities is the venue of the India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018)?
A
Guwahati
B
Pune
C
Delhi
D
Lucknow
Question 73
Which country to host the 2019 IAAF World Relays?
A
Indonesia
B
South Korea
C
Japan
D
China
Question 74
On which date, the 2018 Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas is celebrated in India?
A
October 16
B
October 15
C
October 14
D
October 17
Question 75
Paul Allen, who passed away recently, co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in which year?
A
1971
B
1983
C
1975
D
1980
Question 76
India’s first agri and food business online learning platform has launched in which city?
A
Kochi
B
Agartala
C
Warangal
D
Nagpur
Question 77
Which of the following is the official mascot of 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup?
A
Olly
B
Zabivaka
C
Gauchito
D
Rhino
Question 78
ICICI was formed in 1955 at the initiative of which International organisation?
A
World Bank
B
IMF
C
United Nations
D
WEF
Question 79
Who has won the India’s first medal in athletics at the Youth Olympic Games 2018?
A
Simran
B
Lakshya Sen
C
Suraj Panwar
D
Tababi Devi
Question 80
The ancient city “Prayaga” was renamed as “Allahabad” by which Mughal emperor?
A
Akbar
B
Aurangzeb
C
Humayun
D
Shah Jahan
Question 81
The festival of Fulpati has recently celebrated in which neighboring country of India?
A
Myanmar
B
Nepal
C
Sri Lanka
D
Bhutan
Question 82
What is the India’s rank in the WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2018?
A
45th
B
77th
C
58th
D
69th
Question 83
Which of the following G7 countries has officially legalized recreational use of marijuana?
A
France
B
Germany
C
United States
D
Canada
Question 84
Which country has successfully tested world’s largest unmanned transport drone “FH-98”?
A
Germany
B
China
C
Japan
D
Indonesia
Question 85
The first-ever joint military exercise “Dharma Guardian- 2018” will be conducted between India and which country?
A
South Africa
B
Brazil
C
Japan
D
Chile
Question 86
The first-ever joint maritime exercise will be conducted between ASEAN and which country?
A
Brazil
B
China
C
Japan
D
Russia
Question 87
Which country to host four nation summit on Syria crisis?
A
Turkey
B
Russia
C
Israel
D
Iran
Question 88
The scientists of which space agency have found superflares flares from the Young Red Dwarf Stars imperiling planets?
A
ISRO
B
JAXA
C
NASA
D
Roscosmos
Question 89
Which of the following cities is the venue of the 4th Edition Of Global Partners’ Forum?
A
Kochi
B
Chennai
C
Kolkata
D
Delhi
Question 90
In which year, the Azad Hind Government was formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?
A
1943
B
1942
C
1940
D
1941
Question 91
Which of the following banks has become the India’s first PSU bank to introduce comprehensive wealth business services for its clients?
A
SBI
B
PNB
C
BOB
D
Dena Bank
Question 92
The 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) has started in which city?
A
Lucknow
B
Gandhi Nagar
C
Jaipur
D
Delhi
Question 93
Which of the following is the India’s first domestic cruise?
A
Dhruv
B
Angriya
C
Parry
D
Tarangini
Question 94
Which of the following cricket teams has won the 2018 Vijay Hazare Trophy
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Bihar
D
Kolkata
Question 95
Which country has officially opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge?
A
Russia
B
China
C
Indonesia
D
Japan
Question 96
Which of the following is the project implementing agency of the scheme “Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS)”?
A
TRAI
B
NDMA
C
ICSSR
D
ICCR
Question 97
Which of the following cities is the venue of the 11th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018?
A
Jaipur
B
Pune
C
Delhi
D
Kochi
Question 98
Which country is hosting the International Arya Maha Sammelan (IAMS) – 2018?
A
United States
B
Sri Lanka
C
India
D
Israel
Question 99
The political party registered under which section of the Representation of the People Act (RPA) of 1951 shall be eligible to receive the Electoral Bo
A
Section 29A
B
Section 38A
C
Section 21A
D
Section 24A
Question 100
The researchers of which country have develop web-based tool to monitor fake news on Facebook & Twitter?
A
France
B
United States
C
United Kingdom
D
Germany
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