1.How much amount has been allocated in union budget 2018-19 for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) PMAY(U), by the housing and urban affairs ministry?

a) 8,042crore

b) 5,042crore

c)6,505 crore

d) 6,042crore

e)7,505 crore

2.The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Smt Nirmala Sitharaman has approved of how much crore rupees to Capital Acquisition Proposals of services?

a) Rs.1580 crore

b) Rs.1750 crore

c) Rs.1850 crore

d) Rs.1650 crore

e) Rs.1350 crore

3.Who inaugurated the UP Investors Summit in Lucknow that aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in Uttar Pradesh?

a) Arun Jaitley

b) Yogi Adityanath

c) Narendra Modi

d) Sushma Swaraj

e) Rajnath Singh

4.How much amount has been sanctioned by the Union Cabinet for the creation of National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF), recently?

a) Rs.30,000 crores

b) Rs.70,000 crores

c) Rs.40,000 crores

d) Rs.50,000 crores

e) Rs.60,000 crores

5.Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the methodology for auction of coal mines / blocks for sale of coal under which of the following act?

a) Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015

b) Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957

c) Coal Mines (Spe.cial Provisions) Act, 2016

d) Both a and b

e) Both b and c

6.What was the additional budgetary resource under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), that has raised outside the general budget?

a) Rs. 35,000 crore

b) Rs. 25,000 crore

c) Rs. 15,000 crore

d) Rs. 75,000 crore

e) Rs. 50,000 crore

7.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given approval to introduce the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in Parliament under which act to facilitate orderly growth of the sector and provide more financial products to investors?

a) Chit Funds Act, 1986

b) Chit Funds Act, 1984

c) Chit Funds Act, 1989

d) Chit Funds Act, 1982

e) Chit Funds Act, 1988

8.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval to the construction of 4.531 km long 2-Lane Bi-Directional Silkyara Bend – Barkot Tunnel in which state?

a) Himachal Pradesh

b) Jammu & Kashmir

c) Uttarakhand

d) Uttar Pradesh

e) Assam

9.What is the total cost and construction period of construction of 4.531 km long 2-Lane Bi-Directional Silkyara Bend – Barkot Tunnel project?

a) Rs. 1483.78 crore and 4years

b) Rs. 1283.78 crore and 5years

c) Rs. 1583.78 crore and 6years

d) Rs. 1383.78 crore and 4years

e) Rs. 1383.78 crore and 5years

10.In order to create a strong base in very initial studies, Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister of Delhi announced which programme, Delhi Government has joined hand with Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)?

a) Mission BUNNIYAD

b) Mission BUNIYAD

c) Mission BUNIAAD

d) Mission BANIYAD

e) Mission BUNIYAAD

11.Which of the following country has said it would impose a “carbon tax” from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect?

a) Russia

b) Somalia

c) Singapore

d) Malaysia

e) Indonesia

12.The University Grants Commissionof India (UGC India) is a ______ set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956.

a) Constitutional Body

b) Regulatory Body

c) Judicial Body

d) Statutory Body

e) Quasi Judicial Body

13.Which of the following airlines has plans to launch an airline in India with at least 100 planes, recently?

a) Turkish Airlines

b) Etihad Airways

c) Cathay Pacific

d) Qatar Airways

e) Bangkok Airways

14.Who addresses on behalf of India in Global Digital Health Partnership Symposium at Australia, recently?

a) J P Nadda

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Narendra Modi

d) Suresh Prabhu

e) Sushma Swaraj

15.Sixth edition of annual military exercises named “Garuda Shakti” has begun in the West Java province between which two countries?

a) US and Japan

b) US and Indonesia

c) Indian and Armenia

d) Indian and Japan

e) India and Indonesia

16.University Grants Commission constituted a four-member Empowered Expert Committee, to conduct the appraisal of applications for shortlisting 20 Institutions of Eminence. Who is the head of the committee?

a) Amitabh Khant

b) N Gopalaswami

c) Tarun Khanna

d) Pritam Singh

e) Arvind Subramanian

17.According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, India has been ranked ____ worst among 52 low-middle income countries based on the newborn mortality rate (the number of deaths per 1,000 live births).

a) 12th

b) 30th

c) 25th

d) 18th

e) 15th

18.USIBC has announced the formation of an 11-member India Advisory Council to enhance bilateral strategic and economic partnership between them. Who is the president of USIBC?

a) Nivruti Rai

b) D.P. Singh

c) Tore Hattrem

d) Nisha Desai Biswal

e) Vanitha Narayan

19) What is the limit of LIG (Lower Income Group) under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana?

a)2,00,001 to 7,00,000 Lakh

b)1,00,001 to 3,00,000 Lakh

c)3,00,001 to 6,00,000 Lakh

d)4,00,001 to 6,00,000 Lakh

e)5,00,001 to 6,00,000 Lakh

20.Singapore ranks _____ out of 142 countries in terms of emissions per capita based on the latest International Energy Agency data largely due to its small size and dense population.

a) 36th

b) 56th

c) 42nd

d) 62nd

e) 26th

Answer Key

  1. c) Rs.6,505 crore
  2. c) Rs.1850 crore
  3. c) Narendra Modi
  4. e) Rs.    60,000 crores
  5. d) Both a and b
  6. b) Rs.25,000 crore
  7. d) Chit Funds Act, 1982
  8. c) Uttarakhand
  9. d) Rs.1383.78 crore and 4years
  10. b) Mission BUNIYAD
  11. c) Singapore
  12. d) Statutory Body
  13. d) Qatar Airways
  14. a) J P Nadda
  15. e) India and Indonesia
  16. b) N Gopalaswami
  17. a) 12th
  18. d) Nisha Desai Biswal
  19. c) Rs.3,00,001 to 6,00,000 Lakh
  20. e) 26th

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