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1. In which of the following city, India Mobile Congress will be held in October 2018?
a. Pune
b. New Delhi
c. Mumbai
d. Bengaluru
e. Pathankot
Answer :    B

2. Name the only Indian female badminton player who won singles gold in Commonwealth Games history.
a. P V Sindhu
b. Jwala Gutta
c. Arundhati Pantawane
d. Saina Nehwal
e. Prajakta Sawant
Answer :    D

3. Aiming to contribute towards the economic and sustainable development of communities, NSDC signed an MoU with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to provide skill training to 500 youth and women at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu. NSDC stands for ______________.
a. National Synthetic Development Corporation
b. National Skill Domestic Corporation
c. National Skill Development Corporation
d. National Software Domestic Corporation
e. National Software Development Corporation
Answer :    C

4. Name the Banki that has recently launched new products such as pre-approved credit card and UPI solution to mark its 124th foundation day. 
a. Allahabad Bank
b. Canara Bank
c. Bank of Baroda
d. SBI
e. PunjabNationalBank
Answer :    E

5. Name the company with which Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed an MoU to cater to the needs of evolving domestic and export markets for defense products and systems.
a. Reliance Industries
b. Larsen & Toubro
c. TATA Steels
d. Mittal Steels
e. None
Answer :    B

6. India finished third with how many overall medals in the medals tally at the Commonwealth Games 2018?
a. 75 medals
b. 60 medals
c. 70 medals
d. 66 medals
e. 55medals
Answer :    D

7. To which of the following two countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on a five-day visit.
a. Norway and the UK
b. Sweden and the UK
c. The UK and Iceland
d. Iceland and Singapore
e. South Africa and Germany
Answer :    B

8. In which city, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018) has begun recently under the theme ‘Towards a Common Future’?
a. Jakarta
b. London
c. Doha
d. Riyadh
e. Dubai
Answer :    B

9. The seventh edition of Home Expo India 2018, organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), was inaugurated in _____________.
a. Palampur
b. New Delhi
c. Faridabad
d. Gurugram
e. Greater Noida
Answer :    E

10. Stockholm is the Capital city of _______.
a. Norway
b. Singapore
c. Sweden
d. Philippines
e. Mauritius
Answer :    C

11. Name the player who became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
a. Seema Antil
b. Annu Rani
c. Neeraj Chopra
d. Devendra Jhajharia
e. Ankur Mittal
Answer :    C

12. India has recently celebrated Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’s birth anniversary. It was his ______ birth anniversary.
a. 125th
b. 127th
c. 130th
d. 135th
e. 140th
Answer :    B

13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the phase one of which of the following scheme that aim at creating a healthy, prosperous and strong India?
a. Janani Suraksha Yojana
b. Central Government Health Scheme
c. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
d. Ayushman Bharat schemes
e. Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana
Answer :    D

14. Shooter Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in shooting with a Games record at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. He won in which category?
a. 10m Pistol
b. 50m Rifle
c. 25m Shotgun
d. 50m Air trap
e. None of the given options is true
Answer :    B

15. Name the country with which India has signed 7 MoUs at Defence Expo at Chennai, Tamil Nadu?
a. France
b. The USA
c. The UK
d. Russia
e. China
Answer :    D

16. Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the web-based application e-FRRO scheme under which foreigners can avail, various visa and immigration-related services online. What does ‘RR’ stands for in e-FRRO?
a. Rural Registration
b. Regional Registration
c. Re-habitation Registration
d. Remittance Registration
e. None of the given option is true
Answer :    B

17. For which of the following country, the World Bank has approved $55mn to expand the use of clean renewable energy in rural areas across the country?
a. Nepal
b. Bangladesh
c. Myanmar
d. Bhutan
e. Sri Lanka
Answer :    B

18. Name the body that has recently announc ed a plan to promote micro-enterprises in 115 aspirational districts across the country after tying up with Common Service Centre (CSC)
a. RBI
Answer :    E

19. The Reserve Bank of India tightened reporting norms for which of the following scheme under which an individual can transfer up to USD 2,50,000 abroad in an year?
a. Forex Reserve Revising Scheme
b. Liberalised Remittance Scheme
c. Retail Remittance Scheme
d. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
e. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
Answer :    B

20. National E-Repository Limited (NERL), a group company of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX ), has brought in which of the following two banks on board as the repository participants for pledge finance?
a. ICICI Bank and Axis Bank
b. HDFC Bank and Axis Bank
c. ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank
d. Yes Bank and City Bank
e. Yes Bank and ICICI Bank
Answer :    C

21. President Ram Nath Kovind has recently returned to India after three African nation’s tour of _____________.
a. Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia
b. Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Tan zania
c. Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia
d. Uganda, Zambia, and Cameroon
e. Mali,Tunisia, and Sudan
Answer :    C

22. In which of the following city, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated Dr Ambedkar National Memorial?
a. Bengaluru
b. Guwahati
c. Gangtok
d. New Delhi
e. Patna
Answer :    D

23. Name the Indian shooter who became India’s youngest gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games after winning the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Finals.
a. Maheshwari Chouhan
b. Arjun Babuta
c. Manu Baker
d. Mehuli Ghosh
e. AnishBhanwala
Answer :   E

24. Tejaswini Sawant is related with which of the following sports?
a. Boxing
b. Shooting
c. Wrestling
d. Table Tennis
e. Badminton
Answer :   B

25. What is the ranking of India in the latest annual Index of Economic Freedom released by a top American think-tank the Heritage Foundation?
a. 140th
b. 161st
c. 130th
d. 148th
e. 97th
Answer :    C

26. The National Highways Authority of India has signed an agreement for the upgradation of which of the following section of highway in Myanmar to two lanes with the earthen shoulder?
a. Naypyidaw-Bagan
b. Yagyi-Kalewa
c. Pyay-Kalewa
d. Yagyi-Bagan
e. Naypyidaw-Kalewa
Answer :    B

27. In which of the following category, Wrestler Bajrang Punia won his first Commonwealth Games gold medal?
a. freestyle 65 kg
b. Greco Roman Wrestling 66 kg
c. freestyle 86
d. Greco Roman Wrestling 85 kg
e. freestyle125
Answer :    A

28. Name the Veteran Hindi film actor who was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema. This was announced during the 65th National Film Awards.
a. Sridevi
b. Manoj Kumar
c. Dev Anand
d. Vinod Khanna
e. SairaBano
Answer :    D

29. Who is the present CEO of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?
a. Devesh Jha
b. Atul Agnihotri
c. Pawan Agarwal
d. Sandeep Jhajharia
e. AKSangma
Answer :    C

30. Name the country that has retained the top spot in the latest annual Index of Economic Freedom released by a top American think-tank the Heritage Foundation.
a. France
b. The USA
c. Japan
d. Hong Kong
e. China
Answer :    D

31. The Indian Space Research Organisation launched the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1L, the eighth such satellite to be a part of a constellation. It was launched from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawa n Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Prades h. IRNSS-1L will replace ______ in the orbit.
e. None
Answer :    D

32. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected that India’s economic growth is set to rise to ___________ this fiscal on back of GST and banking reforms.
a. 7.0%
b. 7.2%
c. 7.3%
d. 7.1%
e. 7.4%
Answer :    C

33. India and Timor Leste have signed an MoU in the field of public health to extend affordable healthcare to the people of the Southeast Asian nation. The capital of Timor Leste is ____________.
a. Dili
b. Sarva
c. Suva
d. Manama
e. Barka
Answer :    A

34. India has inked a pact with ___________ under which focus would be laid on the evaluation of potential mineral resources and pro moting exploration and mining through the participation of both public and private sector.
a. Philippines
b. Morocco
c. Switzerland
d. Singapore
e. China
Answer :    B

35. The Cabinet has recently approved the Revision of pay and allowances of ______________ of Union Territories.
a. Chief Minister
b. MPs
c. Lieutenant Governors
d. MLAs
e. None
Answer :    C

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