1.National space agency _________________ and CNES sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May 2019.

A.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

B.Indian Space Research Organisation

C.Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

D.Defence Research and Development Organisation

2.Name the Indian scientist, who has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO recently?

A.BalramBhargava

B.Padmini Rout

C.SoumyaSwaminathan

D.VirenderLal Chopra

3.Which company has launched a free app called “Bolo” that parents can download to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English reading skills?

A.Microsoft

B.Gmail

C.Yahoo

D.Google

4.Indore has bagged the cleanest city award for the third straight year under SwachhSurvekshan, 2019. Which among the following area got the cleanest small city award?

A.BMC

B.AFMC

C.GDA

D.NDMC

5.International Women’s Day is being observed on ___________.

A.1st March

B.3rd March

C.5th March

D.8th March

6.What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?

A.Saudi dinar

B.Saudi baht

C.Saudi dollar

D.Saudi riyal

7.International Women’s Day was observed recently. The theme for this year’s women’s day was ___________.

A.Maintain Women Dignity

B.Empowering Women with sustainable development

C.None of the given theme is true

D.Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change

8.Just in time for International Women’s Day, __________________ announced that it will be conducting the first-ever, all-female spacewalk.

A.SpaceX

B.ISRO

C.NASA

D.JAXA

9.Which of the following country has become a member of the International Criminal Court recently?

A.Singapore

B.Malaysia

C.Burundi

D.Philippines

10.__________________ and the National Health Authority (NHA) have formed a working group on the Ayushman Bharat PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY).

A.IRDAI

B.NABARD

C.SEBI

D.TRAI

11.Where is the headquarters of IRDAI?

A.New Delhi

B.Chennai

C.Bengaluru

D.Hyderabad

12.The Centre has announced a new Rs 20 coin which will come in _______________edged polygon (dodecagon) shape.

A.16

B.10

C.08

D.12

13.Where is the headquarters of United Bank of India?

A.New Delhi

B.Kolkata

C.Pune

D.Mumbai

14.Union Minister Mahesh Sharma has inaugurated ‘AzaadiKeDiwane’ museum, dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle at-

A.India Gate

B.Red Fort

C.Lotus Temple

D.President House

15.Whichorganisation has launched ‘YuvaVIgyaniKaryakram’, a ‘Young Scientist Programme’ for the School Children to be studying in the 9th standard?

A.ISRO

B.DRDO

C.BARC

D.NASA

16.Who has been appointed as the chairman of the newly constituted National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)?

A.SudhaYadav

B.BhagwanLalSahni

C.Kaushalendra Singh Patel

D.Ajay Singh

17.Who has addressed the plenary session of the foreign ministers’ meet of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation states in Abu Dhabi recently?

A.PiyushGoyal

B.ArunJaitley

C.NarendraModi

D.SushmaSwaraj

18.The _________________ has created the Guinness World Record for ‘longest single line bicycle parade (moving)’ at the Yamuna Expressway, Noida.

A.SSB

B.BSF

C.CISF

D.CRPF

19.Which country has signed a deal with a Russian firm to manufacture 7.5 lakh AK-203 rifles recently?

A.India

B.Japan

C.Pakistan

D.China

20.Which State has launched ‘MukhyamantriParivarSammanNidhi’ scheme recently?

A.Bihar

B.Rajasthan

C.Punjab

D.Haryana

Current Affairs

Q1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) _______ anniversary ?

a 25th

b 20th

c 35th

d 30th

Q2.Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi has announced setting up of a _________member committee to examine all #MeToo cases ?

a Two

b Five

c Four

d Seven

Q3.Online Assurances Monitoring System has been developed by which ministry?

a Ministry of Women

b Ministry of Law and Justice

c Ministry of Finance

d Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Q4. 32nd world conference of World Union of Wholesale Markets was held in which city?

a Patna

b Delhi

c Gurugram

d Mumbai

Q5.India and Australia held their 2nd edition of ‘2+2’ secretary-level dialogue in which city?

a Mumbai

b Perth

c Bengaluru

d Canberra

Q6.According to the RTI rating by Access Info Europe and the Centre for Law and Democracy, what was the rank of India?

a 4th

b 16th

c 6th

d 12th

Q7.Technology start-up Spektacom Technologies launched the “Power Bat”, this start up is owned by?

a Sachin Tendulkar

b Sunil Gavaskar

c Ajit Agarkar

d Anil Kumble

Q8.Which of the following has been declared as the official mascot for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup?

a Turtle Olly

b Asiatic Lion

c Swamp Deer

d Pink – Headed Duck

Q9.In which country is the Shakespeare beach located?

a Germany

b England

c Canada

d New york

Q10.Justice Ranjan Gogoi has sworn-in as new Chief Justice of India. He is the _______ CJI.

 a 46th

 b 45th

 c 70th

 d 56th

11.Which country has become the largest arms importer in 2014–18, as per SIPRI’s latest report ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers-2018’?

A.Saudi arabia

B.India

C.France

D.China

12.Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test fired the PINAKA guided WEAPON rocket system from _________________.

 A.Rajasthan

 B.Punjab

 C.Gujarat

 D.Odisha

  1. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu had recently visited which of the following pair of countries for the first time?

 A.Bolivia and Argentina

 B.Paraguay and Costa Rica

 C.Argentina and Brazil

 D.Paraguay and Argentina

14.Name the Distinguished Scientist and Director, physics group of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) who has been appointed as the director of BARC recently.

 A.K P Masand

 B.Dr. Anurag Basu

 C.K.N. Vyas

 D.Dr. A.K. Mohanty

15.What is the Capital city of Paraguay?

 A.La Paz

 B.Savanna

 C.Asuncion

 D.Baku

  1. India’s first LGBTQ clinic and HIV treatment centre has inaugurated in which of the following cities?

A.New Delhi

B.Mumbai

C.Hyderabad

D.Channai

17.2019 Lok Sabha elections is going to be held in 7 phases from April 11 to May 19. This will be _________ Lok Sabha Elections.

 A.19th

 B.18th

 C.15th

 D.17th

18.The Supreme Court has ordered a court-monitored mediation in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to arrive at a “permanent solution” to the politically and religiously sensitive issue. The five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI ________________ appointed a panel of 3 mediators.

A.HJ Kania

B.Ranjan Gogoi

C.Jagdish Singh Khehar Ahluwalia

D.TS Thakur

19.Which bank has become the first domestic bank to link the interest rate it offers on savings account deposits to an external benchmark — the Reserve Bank of India’s repo rate?

 A.State Bank of India

 B.Bank of Baroda

 C.Punjab National Bank

 D.ICICI Bank

20.In which city, ‘Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019 was concluded?

 A.Paris

 B.New York

 C.Rome

 D.Berlin

Current Affairs

Q1. Who died due to heart attack in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, after a 111-day hunger strike

demanding the government to clean river Ganga?

a GD Agarwal

b Mohan Singh

c kunal Gandhi

d Anand Agarwal

Q2. AirAsia India has appointed whom as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

a Sonu Mishra

b Vikas Sharma

c Madan Shetty

d Sunil Bhaskaran

Q3. Which country has signed Digital Security Bill, 2018 and enacted it as a law?

a Pakistan

b Bangladesh

c Bhutan

d Nepal

Q4. Which state’s Forest Department has started the vaccination of lions to protect them from

deadly Canine Distemper Virus (CDV)?

a Karnataka

b Madhya Pradesh

c Rajasthan

d Gujarat

Q5.Cyclone Luban has strengthened in which of the following Seas?

a White Sea

b Arabian Sea

c Caspian Sea

d Red Sea

Q6.Home Ministry has issued an advisory asking the ______________ administration to exempt

Sikh women from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers?

a Chandigarh

b Amritsar

c Jalandhar

d Ludihana

Q7.The National Electronics Policy 2018 was released by the government that aims a turnover of

$400 billion in domestic electronics manufacturing by which year?

a 2020

b 2025

c 2030

d 2035

Q8.Which among the following coal has highest carbon content?

a Bituminous

b Anthracite

c Torbanite

d Lignite

Q9.Who has written the book Paradise Towers ?

a Twinkle Khanna

b Shweta Bachchan

c Shaheen Bhatt

d Karan Johar

Q10.Renowned Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi passed away recently, in which of the

following states she was born?

a Bihar

b Rajasthan

c Madhya Pradesh

d Delhi

Current Affairs

 

1.Recently, who among the following won highest environmental honour ‘Champions of the Earth Award?

A.PM Narendra Modi

B.Sundarlal Bahuguna

C.Medha Patekar

D.Prof. G D Agarwal

 

2.The Indian Air Force successfully test fired the indigenously developed Missile Astra. It is a/an ________ Missile.

(A)

A. Sea-to-Air

B.Air-to-Sea

C.Air-to-Air

D.Land-to-Land

3.World Tourism Day is celebrated on ______.

 A.27 August

 B.1st October

 C.21st September

 D.27th September

4.Recently IPC Section 497 was in news. This section is related to_____.

 A.RTI activists

 B.Homo sexuality

 C.Dowry

 D.Adultery

5.India and ______recently signed MoU to enhance cooperation in MSME sector.

 A.USA

 B.Morocco

 C.South Korea

 D.Russia

6.What was the theme of World Tourism Day-2018?

 A.Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development

 B.Tourism and the Digital Transformation

 C.Tourism for all – promoting universal accessibility

 D.Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future

7.The three-day Kalahandi Dialogue, a global conclave on development has been launched by_______.

 A.Mr.Pinarayi Vijayan

 B.Mr.Shivraj Singh Chauhan

 C.Mr.Nitish Kumar

 D.Mr.Naveen Patnaik

8.The Nobel Medicine or Physiology Prize 2018 has been awarded to _________.

A.Michael W. Young, Michael Rosbash, Jeffrey C. Hall

B.Tasaku Honjo and Michael W. Young

C.James P Allison and Tasaku Honjo

D.Michael Rosbash and Jeffrey C. Hall

9.The Nobel Literature Prize 2018 has been awarded to _______

 A.Bob Dylan

 B.Kazuo Ishiguro

 C.Shashi Tharoor

 D.No one

10.Mr.Dharmendra Pradhan has launched an innovative initiative titled SATAT. What does S stand for in SATAT?

A.Sagarmala

B.Simulating

C.Securing

D.Sustainable

 

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Current Affairs

 

1.What will be the slogan for 2019 elections for PM Modi ?

A.Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP

B.Atal Bharat , Atal BJP

C.Atal Bharat

D.Atal evam Ajay Bharat

2.The government has set up a panel of secretaries for the 2nd draft e-commerce policy to look into e-commerce issues . Who will head

this panel?

(A) R K Singh

(B) Ramesh Abhishek

(C) Arvind Pangariya

(D) Deepak Kumar Sikri

3.Indian Oil has tied up with which Government to introduce 50 Hydrogen enriched CNG buses in 2019?

A.Lucknow

B.Delhi

C.Hyderabad

D.Maharashtra

4.Who is the author of the book ‘Constitutionalizing India: an Ideational Project?It was recently released by M Venkaiah Naidu ?

A.Bidyut Chakrabarty

B.Yuraj Singh

C.Nitin Gadkari

D.Rajnath singh

5.2-week combat exercise “Yudh Abhyas” between India, USA armies will be carried out in which state?

A.Delhi

Uttarakhand

Sikkim

UP

6.The children affected from which disease will now be covered under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana?

A.HIV

B.Cancer

C.Mental Fever

D.Asthma

7.Jack Ma, the co- founder of Alibaba will step down as chairman in 2019. Who will replace him as chairman?

A.Daniel Zhang

B.Michael Evans

C.Eric Jing

D.Joseph Tsai

8.Who has won the US Open Tennis 2018 Men’s Singles Title?

A.Juan Martin del Potro

B.Novak Djokovik

C.Rafael Nadal

D.Roger Federer

9.National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI): India’s first railway varsity starts operations in which city ?

A.Pune

B.Bhopal

C.Imphal

D.Vadodara

10.Which state recently got its first Sainik School?

A.Delhi

B.Tripura

C.Arunachal Pradesh

D.Manipur

 

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Current Affairs

 

1.Providing relief to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI), the SC has decriminalized a portion of which Section of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)?

A.Section 372

B.Section 377

C.Section 376

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Current Affairs 

 

1. The Union Government has appointed former Reserve Bank of India governor ____________ as the head of the panel that has been tasked with selecting India’s next chief economic advisor (CEA).  

A. Raghuram Rajan

B. Venugopal Reddy

C. Bimal Jalan 

D. C. Rangarajan

 

2. In which of the following cities, Ayushman Bharat call centre was formally inaugurated by CEO of Ayushman Bharat Dr. Indu Bhushan?  

A. New Delhi 

B. Chandigarh

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Current Affairs   

 

1.Name the naval ship that has entered the Port of Darwin, Australia to participate in Exercise KAKADU 2018.

A.INS Tarini

B.INS Kirpa

C.INS Kuthar

D.INS Sahyadri

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