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1. Which body was assigned as the nodal agency for monitoring child pornography and sexual violence videos by Home ministry?
1) National Investigation Agency
2) National Crime Records Bureau
3) National Cyber Crime Bureau
4) National Cyber Crime

2. At which place the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences proposed to set up seventh Cyclone Warning Centre?
1) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
2) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
3) Mumbai, Maharashtra
4) Vishakapatnam,Andhra Pradesh

3. What was the theme of the 6th “International Buddhist Conclave (IBC) , 2018” held in India in August 2018?
1) Buddha Path – The Living Heritage
2) Evolution and spread of Buddhism
3) Buddhism and its Glory
4) The Noble Path of Buddha

4. Which state has decided to name the upcoming Bundelkhand Expressway as ‘Atal Path’ to honour former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee?
1) Bihar
2) UttaraKhand
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Uttar Pradesh

5. Which air travel programme was launched draft of International Air Connectivity (IAC) scheme to extend to international circuits?
1) All India Air Connectivity Programme (AIACP)
2) UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik)
3) Air Connectivity for India (ACI)
4) National Civil Aviation Scheme (NCAS)

6. What is the name the digital platform that is to be set up to ease transportation of goods across India and exports?
1) Import Export Portal (IEP)
2) National Logistics Portal (NLP)
3) Indian Commerce Portal (ICP)
4) National Commerce Portal (NCP)

7. Which state has approved a bill for creation of a price stabilisation fund to ensure that the state farmers get minimum support price (MSP) ?
1) Punjab
2) Telangana
3) Karnataka
4) Madhya Pradesh

8. Where was India’s largest Business Incubator “Bhamashah Techno Hub” launched?
1) Jaipur, Rajasthan
2) Udaipur, Rajasthan
3) Bengaluru, Karnataka
4) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

9. Where was India Banking Conclave 2018 held?
1) Chennai
2) Mumbai
3) Hyderabad
4) New Delhi

10. Which of the following app was launched by former President Pranab Mukherjee to enable voters to rate and review their political representatives?
1) Neta Card app
2) Neta app
3) Rate the Leaders app
4) Voten Review app

11. Which State Government has increased the free electricity supply to the families of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for domestic purpose from the current 50 units to 101 units?
1) Rajasthan
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Telangana

12. Who is the Vice Chancellor of University of Hyderabad (UoH) who has been selected for the J C Bose Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology?
1) Sudip Krishna
2) Appa Rao Podile
3) Ramji Mohan
4) Manohar Rao

13. In which state Prime Minister laid foundation stone of Astole Water Supply Scheme for providing clean drinking water?
1) Kerala
2) Rajasthan
3) Bihar
4) Gujarat

14. Which Indian city topped in clean transport based on overall emissions and energy consumption, as per “The Urban Commute” analysis by Centre for Science and Environment?
1) Bhopal
2) Vijayawada
3) Chandigarh
4) Warangal

15. Where was the International water colour festival held?
1) Raipur, Chhattisgarh
2) Ranchi, Jharkhand
3) Mysore, Karnataka
4) Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

16. Which campaign was started by odisha to identify agents of change and recognise their contribution to the state?
1) Mu Hero Mu Odisha
2) Hum Hero Cho Hum Odisha
3) Ami Nayaka Ami Odisha
4) Mai Hero Mai Odisha

17. Which company has become the Deep learning technology partner of NITI Aayog for “MoveHack”, a global mobility hackathon?
1) Google
2) Microsoft
3) Intel

18. What is the name of the platform that has been launched by Google to enable Indian publishers of regional languages to publish their content online?
1) Matrubasha
2) Navlekha
3) Kithab
4) Write India

19. From which country the maximum number of cyber attacks on official Indian websites has occurred during from April-June-2018?
1) China
2) USA
3) Pakistan
4) Bangladesh

20. Where will be the mega antiterror drill of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation named The Peace Mission 2018, in which Indian and Pakistani troops will participate for the first time?
1) Russia
2) China
3) Pakistan
4) Sri Lanka

21. With which country did India signed the Second Protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement in New Delhi?
1) Mauritius
2) Australia
3) Singapore
4) Indonesia

22. Where was the 9th edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival 2018 held?
1) Katmandu, Nepal
2) Jammu & Kashmir, India
3) Thimphu, Bhutan
4) Islamabad, Pakistan

23. Who was sworn in as Australia’s 30th Prime Minister?
1) Scott Morrison
2) Malcolm Turnbull
3) Josh Frydenberg
4) Peter Dutton

24. Where was the 8th meeting of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee held?
1) Nairobi, Kenya
2) New Delhi, India
3) Mumbai, India
4) Mombasa, Kenya

25. Where was the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting held from?
1) New Delhi, India
2) Toronto, Canada
3) Sydney, Australia
4) Salta, Argentina

26. With which country Indian government has joined hands for research programme to develop a Next Generation Influenza Vaccine?
1) United Arab Emirates (UAE)
2) European Union (EU)
3) United States
4) Germany

27. With which country Media Group did Prasar Bharati have signed an MoU for cooperation and collaboration in broadcasting and content sharing in New Delhi?
1) Kantipur Media, Nepal
2) Mizzima Media, Myanmar
3) East West Media, Bangladesh
4) Omnicom Media, Sri Lanka

28. Where was the first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Agri Cooperative Business Forum held from on August 28- 30, 2018?
1) Beijing, China
2) Kathmandu, Nepal
3) New Delhi, India
4) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

29. Which Public Sector Unit has became the first to transact on RXIL Trade Receivable e-Discounting System (TReDS) platform?
1) GAIL (Gas Authority of Indian Limited)
2) HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited)
3) Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
4) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

30. How much preliminary anti-dumping duty was imposed by the USA on India-made metal pipes?
1) 25.55 %
2) 34.55 %
3) 45.55 %
4) 50.55 %

31. Which Indian company has become the first company to cross Rs 8 lakh crore market capitalization?
1) Wipro
2) Infosys
3) TCS
4) Reliance Industries (RIL)

32. Which company has topped Fortune’s 4th annual ‘Change the World’ List 2018?
1) Google
2) Microsoft
3) Reliance Jio
4) Apple

33. Which bond was launched by World Bank, the world’s first public bond created and managed using only block-chain technology?
1) BONDI Bond
2) BROKE Bond
3) BLOCK Bond
4) BC Bond

34. Which bank was rated as number one state-owned bank in terms of digital transactions, as per a report of Department of Financial Services?
1) Canara Bank
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Indian Bank
4) Corporation Bank

35. NAA has launched a helpline number for complaints regarding GST rate cuts. Expand NAA?
1) National Anti-profiteering Authority
2) National Anti-money laundering Authority
3) National Accounting Authority
4) National Association for Accountants

36. What percent of the demonetized currency notes have been counted and accounted for by the Reserve Bank of India, according to its annual report released recently?
1) 99.40 %
2) 99.30 %
3) 99.75 %
4) 99.25 %

37. From which satellite’s data Scientists have found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon’s Polar Regions?
1) Kepler
2) Chandrayaan-I
3) Parker
4) Lunatrics – II

38. What is the name of the European wind survey satellite launched from French Guyana?
1) Aeolus
2) Zeus
3) Venus
4) Adolan

39. Which institute has announced the launch of Fabless Chip Design Incubator (FabCI) exclusively for start-ups in chip design?
1) IIT-Gauhati
2) IIT-Madras
3) IIT-Hyderabad

40. In which state Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is located that has set up a helpline with toll-free number 1926 to control man-animal conflicts?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Rajasthan
4) Uttarakhand

41. Where did Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) opened its first regional centre near a lake?
1) Chilika Lake
2) Wular Lake
3) Vembanad Lake
4) Sambar Lake

42. What is the name India’s first Humboldt penguin chick that died on recently, at Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo in Mumbai?
1) Sakshi
2) Srishti
3) Freedom Baby
4) Indie Chick

43. Who was appointed the new Governor of Bihar ?
1) Lal Ji Tondon
2) Madan Guljit
3) Rishi Patel
4) Videsh Satyarthi

44. Who was appointed as the chairman of DRDO for a two year term?
1) K Sivan
2) Dr. G Satheesh Reddy
3) Manohar Reddy
4) Dr. S Vijay Narayanan

45. Which indigenous sport of India was recognised by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) recently?
1) Kho-Kho
2) Kabbadi
3) Shot Put
4) Pole Vault

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