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1) Who is the winner of Women’s singles in 2018 India Open Badminton tournament held in New Delhi?
1) Zhang Beiwen
2) P.V.Sindhu
3) Cheung Ngan Yi
4) Ratchanok Intanon
5) None of the above

2) India has won the 12th edition of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 after defeating….
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) Pakistan
4) Bangladesh
5) None of these

3) World Cancer Day is observed every year on
1) 1st February
2) 2nd February
3) 3rd February
4) 4th February
5) None of the above

4) Who is the recipient of V. Shantaram lifetime achievement Award 2018?
1) Manoj Kumar
2) Shyam Benegal
3) Krishna Sobti
4) Shankha Ghosh
5) None of the above

5) As per Economic Survey 2017-18, the key focus areas are…….
1) Employment
2) Education
3) Agriculture
4) All of the above
5) None of the above

6) The File cover of Economic Survey 2017- 18 is in pink colour to highlight…..
1) the human rights
2) awareness on child trafficking
3) gender issues
4) drug trafficking
5) None of the above

7) What is the Fiscal Deficit for financial year 2017-18, as per Economic Survey 2017-18?
1) 3.2%
2) 3.4%
3) 3.5%
4) 3.7%
5) None of these

8) According to Economic Survey 2017-18, how many new individual tax payers have been added since demonetization (November 2016)?
1) 1.8 million
2) 1.9 million
3) 2.0 million
4) 2.1 million
5) None of these

9) Name the five states which account for 70% of India’s Exports, as per Economic Survey 2017-18?
1) Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh
2) Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
3) Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana
4)Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala
5) None of the above

10) Which country will host ICC Cricket World Cup 2023?
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) South Africa
4) Sri Lanka
5) None of these

11) According to Economic Survey 2017- 18, Agriculture, industry and services sectors are expected to grow at the rate of______, _______and _______ respectively in 2017-18.
1) 8.3%, 4.4% and 2.1%
2) 4.4%, 8.3% and 2.1%
3) 2.1%, 4.4% and 8.3%
4) 4.4%, 2.1% and 8.3%
5) None of the above

12) According to Economic Survey 2017- 18, States with highest number of GST registrants?
1) Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
2) Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Kerala
3) Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala
4) Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
5) None of the above

13) According to Union Budget 2018-19, Agriculture credit disbursal target increased from Rs 10 lakh crore to……
1) Rs 11 lakh crore
2) Rs 12 lakh crore
3) Rs 13 lakh crore
4) Rs 14 lakh crore
5) None of the above

14) According to Union Budget 2018-19, MUDRA lending target is……..
1) Rs 1 lakh crore
2) Rs 2 lakh crore
3) Rs 3 lakh crore
4) Rs 4 lakh crore
5) None of the above

15) Flamingo festival 2018 was held in……
1) Tamil Nadu
2) West Bengal
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Odisha
5) None of the above

16) Who is Kumi Naidoo?
1) The new Secretary General of Amnesty International.
2) The new Secretary General of Transparency International.
3) The new Secretary General of SAARC.
4) The new Secretary General of ASEAN.
5) None of the above

17) Which of the following is the central banking system of the USA?
1) Bank of America
2) Union Bank of America
3) Reserve Bank of America
4) Federal Reserve System
5) None of the above

18) Who is the new Chairman of Federal Reserve System of USA?
1) Mike Pence
2) Rex Tillerson
3) Jim Mattis
4) Jerome Powell
5) None of the above


19) National Science Day is observed on……..
1) January 28
2) February 28
3) March 28
4) April 28
5) May 28

20) Who is the winner of Men’s singles in 2018 India Open Badminton tournament held in New Delhi?
1) Shi Yuqi
2) Chou Tien-chen
3) Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin
4) Qiao Bin
5) None of the above

21) Ngultrum is the currency of……
1) Bhutan
2) Thailand
3) Malaysia
4) Myanmar
5) None of these

22) Where is the headquarter of International Court of Justice (ICJ)?
1) Geneva
2) Vienna
3) The Hague
4) New York
5) None of these

23) Hopman Cup is related to…..
1) Tennis
2) Football
3) Hockey
4) Chess
5) Golf

24) Which of the following is Capital of Montenegro?
1) Bern
2) Brussels
3) Santiago
4) Podgorica
5) None of the above

25) The venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games?
1) New Delhi , India
2) Glasgow, Scotland
3) Gold Coast, Australia
4) Birmingham, England
5) None of the above

26) According to Union Budget 2018-19, Disinvestment target is…..
1) Rs 50,000 crore
2) Rs 60,000 crore
3) Rs 70,000 crore
4) Rs 80,000 crore
5) None of the above

27) According to Union Budget 2018-19, The allocation for Railways for financial year 2018-19 is……..
1) Rs 1,48,528 crore
2) Rs 2,48,528 crore
3) Rs 3,48,528 crore
4) Rs 4,48,528 crore
5) None of the above

28) Which railway zone has become the first Rail Zone in India with 100% LED Lighting at railway stations?
1) North Central Railway Zone
2) South Central Railway Zone
3) East Central Railway Zone
4) West Central Railway Zone
5) None of the above

29) Who became the first independent female director of International Cricket Council (ICC)?
1) Chanda Kochhar
2) Nita Ambani
3) Indra Nooyi
4) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
5) None of the above

30) Which state has topped the Health Index progressive report, released by NITI Aayog?
1) Kerala
2) Punjab
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Gujarat
5) None of the above

31) Who is the first female cricketer in the world to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODI) cricket?
1) Mithali Raj
2) Harmanpreet Kaur
3) Veda Krishnamurthy
4) Jhulan Goswami
5) None of the above

32) Ashwini Ponnappa is associated with which sports?
1) Cricket
2) Tennis
3) Hockey
4) Badminton
5) None of the above

33) Which one of the following is not a member of SAARC?
1) Afghanistan
2) Sri Lanka
3) Myanmar
4) Maldives
5) Bhutan

34) At present the largest steel producing country in the World?
1) China
2) Japan
3) India
4) USA
5) Russia

35) Which city is served by Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport?
1) Lucknow
2) Bhopal
3) Varanasi
4) Indore
5) None of these

36) Which of the following disease is not caused by Bacteria?
1) Leprosy
2) Plague
3) Tuberculosis
4) Rabies
5) Typhoid

37) Jagdish Bhagwati is one of India’s leading…..
1) Economists
2) Journalists
3) Architects
4) Lawyers
5) None of the above

38) At present the European Union (EU) is a politico- Economic Union of …
1) 25 member countries
2) 26 member countries
3) 27 member countries
4) 28 member countries
5) None of these

39) What is the salary of the Vice President of India as per Union Budget 2018-19?
1) Rs 2 lakh per month
2) Rs 3 lakh per month
3) Rs 4 lakh per month
4) Rs 5 lakh per month
5) None of these

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