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1.How many languages did Union Government launches Bhasha Sangam to introduce school students ?

A.18   B.22   C.24    D.26

2.Who won gold medals at the 62nd National Shooting Championships?

A.Heena Sidhu   B.Manu Bhaker   C.Kyan Chenai   D.Esha Singh

3.Which country hosted the G20 summit 2018?

A.USA     B.Argentina    C. Russia     D. Denmark

4.Which movie won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th IFFI 2018?

A. Walking with the Wind      B. Ee Ma Yau        C. When the Trees Fall     D. Donbass

5.Chidaoba wrestling got UNESCO heritage tag. Chidaoba is a traditional wrestling of which country?

A.Ireland     B.Georgia     C.Jamaica      D.Nigeria

6.The 1st Global Aviation Summit will be held in

A.Mumbai     B.New Delhi   C.Hyderabad    D.Kolkata

7.Who became the first Indian to be honoured with the Blue Cross by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for his contribution to the sport of shooting?

A.Abhinav Bindra  B.Apurvi Chandela    C.Anjum Moudgil    D.Abhishek Verma

8.Which state became the first Indian state to launch a single emergency number ‘112’?

A. West Bengal B. Himachal Pradesh C.Punjab D. Tamil Nadu

9.Which bank moves to ease liquidity for non-banking finance firms?

A.Reserve Bank of India B.State Bank of India C.Canara Bank D.Andhra Bank

10.Which nation’s Ebola outbreak has become the second-largest in history,as per WHO?

A.Somalia B. Zambia C. Congo D.Nigeria

11.Which country is the fastest growing e-commerce market: Report by Bain & Company ?

A.USA    B.India   C.Russia    D.UK

12.Which city hosted the first-ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference 2018?

A.New Delhi    B.Tokyo, Japan    C. Nairobi, Kenya    D.Beijing, China

13.With which country India recently inked protocol on hygiene & inspection requirements for exports?

A.China    B.Russia    C.Japan    D.Singapore

14.Who won the ‘World Chess Championship 2018’ title?

A.Sergey Karjakin    B.Viswanathan Anand    C.Magnus Carlsen     D.Fabiano Caruana

15.Which nation’s air force will engage with the Indian air force in a joint exercise called ‘Cope India 2019’?

A. China     B.U.S.A     C. Australia     D.Russia

16.Which state has become the first north-eastern state to launch single emergency number ‘112’?

A. Nagaland    B. Manipur    C.Assam   D. Meghalaya

17.Which of the following rocket is to be launched by NASA to get a closer look at how the earth’s atmosphere is leaking into space?

A.TERRA       B.VISIONS-2     C.ICESat-2     D.GALEX 2

18.The naval exercise ‘Konkan 18’ began between India and which country?

A.Bangladesh    B.Nepal     C.USA     D. United Kingdom

19.Which of the following States does the people celebrate the famous HornBill festival?

A.Assam    B.Tripura    C.Nagaland     D.Meghalaya

20.Who becomes first Indian to be elected ISSF Vice President?

A.Shri Rajeev Singh     B.Shri Naresh Karthick     C.Shri Raninder Singh

D.Shri Suresh Kumar

21.Which country becomes the first to Recognise ‘Orphanage Trafficking’ As Slavery?

A.Australia    B.Pakistan    C.China    D.Russia

22. The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (CoP) is being held in which country?

A. Austria    B. Denmark    C. Poland    D. Fiji

23.Which nation has amended its weapons bill to ensure right to possession of kirpans by Sikhs?

A.India      B.China    C.UK     D.Australia

24.Which nation will Chair the Kimberley Process from January 2019?

A.USA    B.Japan    C. UK     D.India

25.Asia Pacific Summit 2018 was held in which country?

A.Nepal    B. India    C. Singapore    D. Bhutan

26.Which country will host the G20 Summit in 2022?

A. India    B.France    C.UK     D. China

27.The National Commission for Women has decided to support livelihood programmes for women in which region?

A. Jammu and Kashmir    B. Tamil Nadu     C.Konkan coast    D.Northeast

28.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been sworn in as 58th President of which nation?

A.Nigeria    B.Mexico    C.Egypt     D. Poland

29.Which leader was recently stripped off the Freedom of Paris award?

A. Donald Trump    B.Narandra Modi     C.Mohammed bin Salman     D. Aung San Suu Kyi

30.Which country decided to withdraw from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in January 2019?

A.Qatar    B.Saudi Arabia    C.Iran     D.Israel

31.Who has been appointed as new Finance Secretary of India?

A.Ajay Bhushan Pandey      B.Hasmukh Adhia      C.Ajay Narayan Jha         D.Subhash Chandra Garg

32.Which country became the first to recognise ‘orphanage trafficking’ as a form of modern slavery?

A.India      B.China     C.USA      D.Australia

33.Which of the following government is to carry out a 10-day minimum wages enforcement campaign?

A.UP      B.Delhi     C.West Bengal     D.Punjab

34. Who among the following footballers has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or honour?

A. Luka Modric     B. Cristiano Ronaldo     C. Lionel Messi      D. Kylian Mbappe

35.GSAT 11 belongs to which category of satellites?

A. Communication satellite       B. Remote Sensing Satellite

C. Earth observation satellites‎        D. Navigation system satellites‎

36.First India Japan Air Exercise ‘SHINYUU Maitri 2018’ has begun in

A.Amritsar     B.Jodhpur       C.Kolkata     D.Agra

37.Which country will conduct the theatre level maritime war exercise TROPEX?

A.Pakistan       B.India      C.Bangladesh       D.China

38.Which country has become the first Latin American country to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?

A.Paraguay      B.Nicaragua      C.Panama      D.Guatemala

39.India has signed an agreement on currency swap with which nation?

A. UAE     B.Qatar      C.Saudi Arabia       D.Russia

40. India Water Impact Summit 2018 was held in which city?

A.Jaipur     B.Rishikesh     C.Indore     D.New Delhi

41.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Bogibeel Bridge, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, falling in

A.Assam & Arunachal Pradesh      B.Nagaland & Manipur       C.Assam & Meghalaya      D.None of These

42.Name the Indian cricketer who recently announced retirement from all forms of cricket?

A.Virat Kohli     B.Gautam Gambhir      C. MS Dhoni      D. Suresh Raina

43.Which state has launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana’ which offers free travel packages for senior citizens?

A.Punjab    B.Delhi     C.Bihar     D.West Bengal

44.Who won 2018 ‘IAAF Female Athletes of the Year’ award?

A.Caterine Ibarguen     B.Dina Asher-Smith    C.Beatrice Chepkoech     D.Shaunae Miller-Uibo

45.Who won 2018 ‘IAAF Male Athletes of the Year’ award?

A.Mondo Duplantis    B.Kevin Mayer     C.Eliud Kipchoge     D.Christian Coleman

46.The Reserve Bank of India recently fixed the Repo Rate at what percent?

A.5.5%      B.6.5 %      C.7 %      D.7.5%

47.Which state announced a new initiative ‘PEETHA’ to publicise government schemes?

A.Punjab     B.Delhi     C.Bihar      D.Odisha

48. Who won the Sahitya Academy Award 2018 in Hindi Language in Novels category?

A.Chitra Mudgal      B. Sanjib Chattopadhyay     C.Anees Salim      D. Ramesan Nair

49.Which of the following films nominated in the ‘Best Film – Drama’ category at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards?

A.Mary Poppins Returns     B.Green Book     C.Crazy Rich Asians     D.Black Panther

50.Who has been selected to host the 2019 Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, for the first time?

A.Chris Rock     B.James Franco     C.Kevin Hart     D.Jimmy Kimmel

51.Which data did the NASA Scientists use to find the 100 new exoplanets?

A.NASA’s Kepler Space telescope      B.NASA’s Gamma-Ray telescope

C.NASA’s Hubble Space telescope     D.NASA’s James Webb Space telescope

52.What was the theme of World Soil Day 2018?

A. Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground      B. Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life

C. Soils, a solid ground for life      D.Be the Solution to Soil Pollution

53.Which of the following is set to become the first country in the world to make all public transport free?

A.Iceland     B.Spain     C. Luxembourg     D.Belgium

54.The Union Cabinet has approved an MoU between India and which nation on scientific and technical cooperation in earth sciences?

A.USA     B. UK     C. China      D. Germany

55.Which bowler becomes fastest bowler to take 200 Test wickets After Breaking 82 year old Record?

A.Yasir Shah      B.Javagal Srinath     C.Varon Aaron      D.Zaheer Khan.

56.The book titled ‘Blue Waters Ahoy!’ – chronicling the Indian Navy’s History from 2001-10 is written by-

A. Robin K. Dhowan        B.Sunil Lanba      C. G. Ashok Kumar        D. Anup Singh

57.Which of the following domestic airlines becomes first Indian airline to have 200 aircraft?

A.IndiGo          B.SpiceJet         C.GoAir        D.Vistara Airlines

58.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the most popular global leader on which social media platform with 14.8 million followers?

A.Twitter        B.Instagram        C.Facebook       D.Google+

59.The US recently re-established its diplomatic mission in which country after 27 years?

A. Mexico      B.Russia       C. China       D.Somalia

60.Which country opposes move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth province?

A.India       B.Pakistan      C.China      D.Iran

61.Who is elected as Asia Pacific seat on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) ?

A.Suresh Kumar      B.Shri Sudha Ramakrishnan      C.Shri Preeti saran       D.Shri Dharani Vijay

62.Central government has approved Anti-Smuggling National Coordination Centre (SCord) for

A.BSF      B.ITBP      C.Assam Rifles       D.All of the above

63.Which of the following District Court becomes first in India to accept e-payments?

A.Lucknow District Court     B.Bhopal District Court      C.Jaipur District Court       D.Pune District Court

64.Which state Tourism first in Asia hosts AdventureNext 18 ?

A.Madhya Pradesh      B.Uttar Pradesh     C.Tamil Nadu     D.Andhra Pradesh

65.What type of Bioplastics can be used as an alternative to plastics?

A.biofuel-based plastics     B.plant-based plastics      C.petroleum-based plastics      D.Starch-based plastics

66.Kerala recently got its 4th international airport in

A.Kannur     B.Thrissur     C.Kollam     D.Kottayam

67.Who was crowned as Miss World 2018?

A. Manushi Chhillar     B.Vanessa Ponce De Leon     C.Quiin Abenakyo     D. Nicolene Limsnukan

68.Which state will host the 2018 Startup India Venture Capital Summit?

A.Goa      B.Uttar Pradesh      C.Tamil Nadu     D.Andhra Pradesh

69.Which of the following State is to host the Global Investors Meet (GIM) 2019?

A. Goa      B.Uttar Pradesh      C.Tamil Nadu      D.Andhra Pradesh

70. India recently started the offer of visa on arrival for the nationals belonging to which nation?

A. France      B.USA       C.China       D.South Korea

71.Who is the first RBI Governor since 1990 to resign before completion of term?

A.Urjit Patel     B. Raghuram Rajan     C. Viral Acharya     D.None of these

72.Who is awarded for the best woman Parliamentarian Award?

A.Smt. Maneka Sanjay     B.Smt.Basava Rajeswari    C.Smt.Kanimozhi     D.Smt . Mayawati Kumari

73.Which state Government launches 24-hour helpline 181 for women ?

A.Tamil Nadu      B.Kerala     C.West Bengal     D.Andhra Pradesh

74.Who is going to step down as the Chief of Staff of the United States by the end of December 2018?

A.Mike Pompeo     B.John F. Kelly     C. Jim Mattis     D. Dan Coats

75.Which city Khelo India Youth Games to be held ?

A.Pune     B.Chennai     C.Hyderabad     D.Secunderabad

76.Who won the Glinka World Soil Prize 2018?

A.Konstantin Mathews     B. Sid Thomas     C. Richard Pax     D.Rattan Lal

77.Who has been honoured with this year’s Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award?

A.Jayachandran S    B.Imran Siddiqui     C.Valmik Thapar     D.Jyoti Sharma

78.Who has been named India’s Hottest Vegetarian 2018 by PETA?

A.Ranbir Kapoor    B.Anushka Sharma    C.Rajkummar Rao     D.Alia Bhatt

79. India has resumed military drills with which nation after a gap of one year?

A.Russia    B.North Korea    C.Pakistan     D.China

80.Which party won majority in the Mizoram state elections 2018?

A.MPC     B.BJP     C.MNF     D.INC

81.Who has been appointed as the SWIFT India Chairman?

A.Arundhati Bhattacharya    B.Usha Ananthasubramanian    C.Arun Shrivastava    D.Pawan Kumar Bajaj

82.Which state has moved the Supreme Court for full-time Chairman for Cauvery Water Management Authority?

A.Karnataka     B.Andhra Pradesh     C.Tamil Nadu     D.Kerala

83.India has signed MoU 31 million with ADB for which state?

A.Karnataka      B.Andhra Pradesh      C.Tamil Nadu      D.Kerala

84.Who resigned from PM Economic Advisory Council?

A.Surjit Bhalla     B.Vivek Chopra     C.Anirudh Kumar     D.Dinesh Kumar

85. Which party has won in the Telangana Assembly Elections 2018?

A.BJP     B.INC      C.TRS      D.TDP

86.Union Government contribution in National Pension Scheme (NPS) was raised to how much percentage recently?

A.14 percent    B. 15 percent    C. 16 percent      D.17 percent

87.Where did the Indian Navy launched its first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) system?

A.Visakhapatnam     B.Cochin     C.Mumbai     D.Kolkata

88.Which Indian sportswoman has been honoured with the ‘Meethoileima’ title?

A. Vinesh Phogat     B. PV Sindhu     C. Saina Nehwal    D.Mary Kom

89.Which High Court has ordered a ban over online sale of medicines across India?

A. Madras HC     B.Delhi HC     C. Allahabad HC     D.Bombay HC

90.Who was awarded the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Breakthrough Star Award 2018?

A.Harmeet Desai    B.Chee Feng    C.Madhurika     D.Manika Batra

91.Who is appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors till 2020?

A.Rajiv Mehrishi    B.Suresh kumar    C.Rajesh sharma     D.Dinesh Kumar

92.Who tops in the ranking of Climate Change Performance Index ?

A.Sweden    B.Pakistan     C.China    D.India

93.Which state’s government has decided to establish an Umbrella University named after former PM late Atal Bihari Vajpayee?

A. Gujarat    B. Bihar    C. Uttar Pradesh    D.Madhya Pradesh

94.Which country emerges as World No 2 Arms Producer according to SIPRI Report ?

A.Russia     B.Indonesia     C.Pakistan      D.India

95. Who has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Telangana?

A. N Chandrababu Naidu     B. Asaduddin Owaisi      C.T Harish Rao      D.K Chandrasekhar Rao

96.Which country selected the Chinese character for ‘disaster’ as its defining symbol for 2018?

A. USA      B.Japan     C. India      D.China

97.What was India’s rank in the 2019 Climate Change Performance Index?

A.11th     B.12th     C.13th     D.14th

98.In Which country’s University did they remove the statue of Mahatma Gandhi overnight saying Mahatma Gandhi is a racist?

A.Ghana, Africa     B.Tel Aviv, Isreal     C.Edinburgh, UK     D.New York,USA

99.The migratory birds at the Chilika Lake are facing threats due to which of the following virus.

A.H1N1     B.H1N1A     C.H5N1      D.H5N1A

100.Which startup has been honored by UN for its works to clean River Ganga by recycling tonnes of floral waste?

A.Ecolibrium Energy     B.HelpUsGreen     C.Infuse Ventures     D.ONergy

101.Who has dismissed all petitions alleging irregularities in Rafale Deal?

A. Prime Minister      B. President     C. Parliament     D. Supreme Court

102.Which country recently became a full member of the Financial Action Task Force?

A. Syria     B.Namibia     C.Israel     D.Palestine

103.Kumbh Mela will begin in January 2019 in which city?

A.Allahabad     B.Varanasi     C.Lucknow     D.Haridwar

104. Which city hosted the Partners’ Forum 2018?

A.Chennai      B.New Delhi      C. Hyderabad     D.Kolkata

105.Who has been awarded the Jnanpith Award?

A.Krishna Sobti      B.Amitav Ghosh     C.Shankha Ghosh      D.Raghuveer Chaudhari

106.Who has been named as the 2018 International Tennis Federation (ITF) world champions?

A.Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep     B.Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber

C.Roger Federer and Serena Williams       D.Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova

107.India has signed the bilateral annual Haj 2019 agreement with which nation?

A.Palestine     B.Pakistan     C. UAE     D.Saudi Arabia

108.What is the name of the operation where Coast Guard launches operation to safeguard turtles?

A.Operation Oliva     B.Operation Polo     C.Operation Blue Star     D.Operation WoodRose

109.Union Government planning on a Crisis Management Plan to counter

A.Health Affairs     B.Terrorism     C.Cyber Attacks     D.Water Management

110.Which state gets Krishi Karman award in rice category?

A.Jharkhand     B.Tamil Nadu     C.West Bengal     D.Bihar

111.Which of the following Iranian Film bagged ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ award at International Film Festival of Kerala?

A.Dressage      B.3 Faces     C.Everybody Knows     D.The Dark Room

112.The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) included which currency in the list of exchange rate in December 2018?

A. Congolese Franc     B.Mauritian rupee    C. Namibian dollar    D.Korean Won

113.Which company bags Prime Ministers Trophy for the Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant for the year 2016-17?

A.Tata Steel     B.Reliance Industries     C.L & T Company    D.IL & FS

114. Which country has agreed to compensate hundreds who fled Nazi Germany as children?

A. India    B.Britain    C.Germany    D. France

115.Who becomes 1st Indian to win gold at BWF World Tour Finals title?

A.HS Prannoy    B.Kidambi Srikanth     C.Saina Nehwal     D.PV Sindhu

116.Which team clinch the men’s Hockey World Cup for the first time?

A.Netherlands     B.Belgium     C.England     D.Germany

117.Who was crowned Miss Universe 2018?

A.Sthefany Gutiérrez     B.Tamaryn Green     C.Catriona Elisa Gray     D.Nehal Chudasama

118.The world’s first Floating Nuclear Power Plant became operational in which country?

A.Russia    B. France      C. Japan      D. United States

119.The UN members adopted global compact

A.On Migration    B.On Refugees     C.On Security     D.On Terrorism

120.Which of the following freshwater lake did the Dutch Engineers build 5 artificial island?

A.Victoria     B.Markermeer     C.Michigan     D.Huron

121.Who sworn in as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka after resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa?

A.Ranil Wickremesinghe    B.D. M . Jayaratne    C.Chandrika Kumaratunga    D.Sirimavo Bandaranaike

122.According to NASA, which planet is rapidly losing its iconic rings?

A.Jupiter     B. Uranus     C.Venus     D.Saturn

123.Global telecom is to set up a research centre in which of the following city?

A.Hyderabad     B.Mumbai     C.Bengaluru     D.Kolkata

124.Which name was given to cyclone that struck Andhra Pradesh recently?

A.Neelam      B.Gaja     C.Phethai      D.Ockhi

125.Who has been elected as the Vice President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?

A.James Murdoch     B.Sandip Somany     C.Sangita Reddy     D.Uday Shankar

126.Which of the following designed the NaVIC (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System), satellite phones to fishermen involved in deep sea fishing?

A.Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)       B.Infosys Limited      C.Department of Telecommunications, India      D.Reliance Industries Limited


127.Which of the following aircraft tested by Indian Air Force (IAF) flew with blended bio-jet fuel?

A.An-32A transport aircraft     B.An-32 transport aircraft     C.An-32G transport aircraft      D.An-34A transport aircraft

128. Which Indian satellite will be launch on December 19, 2018?

A. GSAT-61     B. GSAT-29     C. GSAT-7A     D. GSAT-11

129.Two new AIIMS are going to be set up in which of the following states?

A.Tamil Nadu, Telangana     B. Assam, West Bengal     C. Odisha, Meghalaya     D. Mizoram, Tripura

130.Who has been named PETA(People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India’s Person of the Year for 2018?

A. Aliaa Bhat       B.Sonam Kapoor      C.Priyanka Chopra      D.Parineeti Chopra

131.Which country President declares 2019 as Year of Tolerance?

A.Pakistan     B.Iran      C.Indonesia      D.United Arab Emirates (UAE)

132. Who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General of India in Supreme Court?

A. Indira Jaising     B.Madhavi Divan     C.Pinky Anand     D. Shikha Ahlawat

133.Which nation’s Prime Minister, Charles Michel has resigned over a spat on global compact on migration?

A.France     B.Belgium      C. Austria     D.Norway

134.What is the name of the most-distant body ever observed in our solar system?

A.VG18 B.Farout  C.MACS0647 D.Paratheon

135.Which among the following blocs has decided to reduce new car emissions by 37.5 per cent by 2030?

A. SAARC     B. ASEAN     C. E U     D. NATO

136.A statue of former Indian captain MS Dhoni has been unveiled at

A.Mayapuri Wonder Wax, Kanyakumari     B.Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Delhi

C.Melody World Wax Museum, Mysore     D.Jaipur Wax Museum, Jaipur

137.Which State has the highest leopard mortality rate in India in 2018?

A.Uttra Pradesh     B.Uttarakhand     C.Rajasthan     D.Himachal Pradesh

138.Who set new national record by in the women’s 24-hour event at the NEB 24 Hour Stadium Run?

A.Meenal Kotak     B.Hema Saini      C.Aparna Choudhary      D.Apoorva Chaudhary

139.Which country releases Hamid Nehal Ansari from jail after six years?

A.Saudi Arabia     B.Pakistan     C.Denmark     D.Indonesia

140.Which flim is shortlisted to Made It To Oscars?

A.Period, End of Sentence’     B.Sanju     C.Padmavati    D.Race 3

141.Which of the following is the NASA’s first flight to moon that marked its 50th anniversary?

A.Apollo 6    B.Apollo 7A    C.Apollo 8     D.Apollo 11

142.Which organisation released the ‘Strategy for New India @75’ by 2030?

A.NITI Aayog     B.RBI     C.BSE     D.SEBI

143.Late Lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir was announced as one of the four winners of the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018. She belonged to

A.Afghanistan     B.Tanzania     C.Pakistan     D.Ireland

144. India’s rank at the WEF’s Global Gender Gap Index 2018-

A.89th     B.108th     C.110th     D.112th

145.Which of the following Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) recently merged with IDFC Bank?

A.IndoStar Capital Finance Limited     B.PNB Gilts Limited     C.HDB Financial Services Limited    D.Capital First Limited

146.Which state has emerged as the best performing state in start-up ranking 2018?

A.Telangana     B.Odisha    C.Gujarat     D.Maharashtra

147.Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book ‘Timeless Laxman’, based on the life and times of late R.K. Laxman, who was a famous

A.Cartoonist     B.Musician     C.Politician      D.Scientist

148.Which country tops in World Economic Forum (WEF) Gender Gap Index 2018?

A.Finland      B.Sweden     C.Norway      D.Iceland

149.India’s largest Cancer hospital ‘National Cancer Institute (NCI)’ opened in

A.Guntur, Andhra Pradesh     B.Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh      C.Jhajjar, Haryana     D.Dumdum, West Bengal

150.Who was appointed as Prime MInister of Sri Lanka?

A.Maithripala Sirisena    B.Ranil Wickremesinghe     C.Mahinda Rajapaksa     D.Karu Jayasuriya

151.Which organisation released the SDG India Index 2018?

A.UN     B.WTO     C.NITI Aayog    D.World Bank

152.Which Department released the States’ Start-up Ranking 2018?

A.Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion      B.Department of Economic Affairs

C.Department of Revenue     D.Department of Taxation

153. Which Union Territory was ranked as the ‘Top Performer’ in the SDG India Index 2018

A.Delhi     B. Dadra & Nagar Haveli     C.Lakshadweep     D.Chandigarh

154.Who has been appointed as the new coach of the India women’s cricket team?

A.Venkatesh Prasad     B.Gary Kirsten     C.WV Raman     D.Trent Johnston

155. Which state’s government approved the release of Chah Bahgicha Dhan Puraskar Mela?

A. Bihar      B.Assam    C. West Bengal     D.Tripura

156.Who recently resigned from his post of Defence Secretary of the United States?

A. Mike Pompeo      B. John F Kelly      C.Jim Mattis     D.Dan Coats

157.What is the name of the newly found amphibian that was named after Donald Trump?

A.Dermophis donaldtrumpi     B.Caudata donaldtrumpi      C.Gymnophiona donaldtrumpi      D.Anura donaldtrumpi

158.Which of the following book is recently written by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh?

A.India at Risk     B.Changing India      C.My India     D.New India

159.Which nation has fined Uber 400000 euros over huge data breach?

A.Germany     B.UK     C.US     D.France

160.Which Indian Kabaddi player announced retirement recently?

A.Anup Kumar     B.Pardeep Narwal     C.Manjeet nehwal     D.Surender Nada

161.Which country retained highest Aviation Safety Ranking: US Watchdog FAA ?

A.India    B.UK     C.US     D.China

162.Which country to host the first ever India China Film Festival strengthening the cultural understanding amidst

A.India     B.Pakistan      C.China     D.Saudi Arabia

163.GST rate on which item was recently changed to ‘Nil’ against earlier slab of 12 percent?

A. Marble rubble      B.Music Books      C. Frozen vegetables     D. Walking Stick

164.United States of America has decided to cancel the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with which of the following nations?

A.Japan     B.Australia     C.Germany     D.Russia

165.National Green Tribunal banned all mining activities within 10 km radius of which Tiger Reserve?

A. Dudhwa Tiger Reserve    B.Sariska Tiger Reserve     C. Orang Tiger Reserve     D.Rajaji Tiger Reserve

166.With which country India recently hold 1st meeting on high-level people-to-people ties?

A.Russia      B.Bangladesh    C.Japan      D.China

167.As per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which state tops in atrocities by police, between 2014 – 2016?

A.Madhya Pradesh     B.New Delhi     C.West Bengal     D.Uttar Pradesh

168.Which Indian state’s film “Xhoixobote Dhemalite” won Erie International Film Festival (EIFF) awards in the United States?

A.Assam     B.West Bengal      C.Karnataka      D.Uttar Pradesh

169.Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a which of the following commemorative coin in the memory of the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A.₹ 30      B.₹50     C.₹100     D.₹150

170.Which nation will end the year 2018 as Number no. 1 in FIFA global rankings?

A.Belgium     B.India     C.England       D.Brazil

171.Fifteenth Global SME Business Summit held in

A.Hyderabad    B.Chennai     C. New Delhi    D.Pune

172Who has become the fastest Asian to cycle the globe?

A.Bikram Singh    B.Amrit Singh   C.Rameshwori Devi    D.Vedangi Kulkarni

173.PM Modi recently inaugurated Lalitgiri Museum in which state?

A.Maharashtra     B.Odisha     C.Gujarat      D.Assam

174.Which country has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC)?

A.Australia     B.New Zealand     C.US     D.Japan

175.Which country has become the first one in Southeast Asia to legalise the medical use of marijuana?

A.Singapore     B.Malaysia     C.Thailand      D.Indonesia

176.Which Indian zoo had to be closed indefinitely after deaths of peacocks due to H5N1 Virus?

A.Delhi Zoo     B.Lucknow Zoo     C.Patna Zoo      C.Jaipur Zoo

177.Which organisation released the Second Delta Ranking under Aspirational District Programme?

A.NITI Aayog     B.DIPP     C.RBI     D.SEBI

178.Which cricketer was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame of December 26, 2018?

A.Ricky Ponting    B.Sachin Tendulkar     C.Hasim Amla    D.Virat Kohli

179. India’s 25th high court will start functioning from January 1, 2019 in which city?

A.Visakhapatnam    B.Raipur      C.Amravati     D.Hyderabad

180.Which state’s police has banned namaz in public places?

A.Uttar Pradesh      B.Haryana      C.Delhi     D.Punjab

181.Which state has declared that it will apply for full UN membership in January 2019?

A.India      B.North Korea      C.Palestine      D.Syria

182. Which city is hosting the 42nd Indian Social Science Congress (ISSC)?

A.Allahabad     B.Bhubaneswar     C.Bhopal     D.Ranchi

183.Which Indian cricketer has surpassed Rahul Dravid’s Indian record of scoring most overseas runs in a calendar year?

A.Karun Nair    B.Suresh Raina     C.Rohit Sharma     D.Virat Kohli

184.‘Train 18’ officially became fastest train of which country recently?

A.Japan     B.Russia     C.India     D.Italy

185.Which country recently approved to issue ‘Panda bond’ in Chinese currency?

A.Sri Lanka     B.Pakistan    C.Indonesia    D.India

186.Which bank topped list of banks penalising staff for fraud in 2015-2017: RBI data?

A.Dena Bank     B.PNB      C.State Bank of India     D.ICICI Bank

187.Who was awarded gold medal by the Systems Society of India (SSI) during the 42nd National Systems Conference?

A.Nripendra Misra     B.G.Madhavan Nair      C.K.Sivan     D.Ajit Doval

188.Which country has successfully tested a new hypersonic nuclear weapon delivery system ‘Avangard’?

A.India     B.USA     C.North Korea      D.Russia

189.Which state Police becomes first police force in India to digitise all malkhanas?

A.Delhi      B.Punjab      C.Assam     D.Uttar Pradesh

190.Three islands belonging to which union territory have been renamed after legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

A.Lakshadweep      B.Andaman and Nicobar Islands     C.Daman and Diu     D. Dadra and Nagar Haveli

191.Who has become the highest wicket-taker in international cricket in 2018?

A.Shannon Gabriel      B.Lockie Ferguson     C.Jasprit Bumrah     D.Kagiso Rabada

192.Which party emerged victorious in the Bangladesh national elections 2018?

A.Bangladesh Nationalist Party     B.Bangladesh Awami League     C.The Gano Forum     D.The Communist Party

193.First test communication satellite of Hongyan constellation and six Yunhai-2 atmospheric environment research satellites were launched by

A.China      B.Pakistan    C.North Korea     D.India

194.Who was named Balkan athlete of the year 2018?

A.Luka Modric       B.Novak Djokovic      C.Lionel Messi     D.Roger Federer

195.Which Indian cricketer was named the captain of the ICC women’s T20I team of the year?

A. Mithali Raj     B.Harmanpreet Kaur     C.Poonam Yadav      D.Smriti Mandhana







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