1.The government has notified revised tax treaty between India and _____ which provides for lower withholding tax rate and mutual assistance in collection of tax revenue.

a) Spain

b) Morocco

c) Taiwan

d) South Korea

e) Kenya

2.India has contributed how much amount for the rehabilitation efforts in Tonga after the Tropical Cyclone Gita caused massive destruction in the Pacific island nation?

a) USD Four million

b) USD Three million

c) USD One million

d) USD Five million

e) USD Two million

3.First Centre for Agriculture in North East region of India, with collaboration of Israeli expertise, is going to be inaugurated in which state on 7th March this year?

a) Bihar

b) Meghalaya

c) Assam

d) Uttar Pradesh

e) Mizoram

4.How much crore has been sanctioned by Narendra Modi for the industrial corridor in bundelkhand for development of one of the most backward regions of Uttar Pradesh?

a) Rs 30,000 crore

b) Rs 20,000 crore

c) Rs 40,000 crore

d) Rs 15,000 crore

e) Rs 10,000 crore

5.Which of the following state government approved a Long-Term Linkage (LTL) policy for bauxite?

a) Bihar

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Haryana

d) Odisha

e) Maharashtra

6.The Telangana Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with which country for better technology partnership in the state?

a) Russia

b) Armenia

c) Taiwan

d) Tonga

e) Canada

7.Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI has issued show-cause notices to the auditors of which bank/ company in connection with the 11,400 crore rupees fraud?

a) Punjab National Bank

b) Gitanjali Gems

c) Dena Bank

d) Both b and c

e) Both a and b

8.Which of the following state government has launched “Parivartan”, a scheme designed to address 10 issues, including cleanliness and pollution, in 46 developmental blocks of the state?

a) Bihar

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Haryana

d) Odisha

e) Maharashtra

9.Which of the following state has become the first state in India where business and investment projects can now be cleared digitally, without any human interface?

a) Maharashtra

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Odisha

d) Uttar Pradesh

e) Uttarakhand

10.Which of the film won the Bafta Film Awards in “Best Film” category held in London?

a) Coco

b) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

c) Darkest Hour

d) I Am Not Your Negro

e) Blade Runner 2049

11.India signed with which country’s IRDC to develop the ‘Programme Based Research Support’ in addressing current and future global and local developmental challenges?

a) Canada

b) Russia

c) Bangladesh

d) Spain

e) Morocco

12.M.S. Anantharaman passed away recently. He was related to which field?

a) Journalist

b) Actor

c) Violinist

d) Guitarist

e) Singer

13.The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed how much loan amount for improvement and expansion of water supply in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns in Bihar?

a) $94 million

b) $84 million

c) $74 million

d) $54 million

e) $64 million

14.A report released by Transparency International (TI) has placed India on the ______ spot on the Global Corruption Perception (GCP) Index 2018.

a) 82nd

b) 80th

c) 81st

d) 79th

e) 85th

15.Indian “A” team won gold at the 5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championshipheld in Gold Coast, Australia. The Indian “A” team was headed by ______.

a) Kiran Nadar

b) Rishi Nadar

c) Thiran Nadar

d) Yuvan Nadar

e) Krish Nadar

16.The Rs.11,500-crore fraud at the Punjab National Bank has prompted the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a committee to look into the reasons and suggest steps to prevent such occurrences. The head of the committee is ______.

a) Rajiv Kumar

b) Y.H. Malegam

c) Bibek Debroy

d) Amitabh Khant

e) Dr E Ekbal


  1. e) Kenya
  2. c) USD One million
  3. e) Mizoram
  4. b) Rs 20,000 crore
  5. d) Odisha
  6. c) Taiwan
  7. e) Both a and b
  8. c) Haryana
  9. d) Uttar Pradesh
  10. b) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  11. a) Canada
  12. c) Violinist
  13. b) $84 million
  14. c) 81st
  15. a) Kiran Nadar
  16. b) Y.H. Malegam

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