1.Union Cabinet chaired has approved the proposal for establishment of NFRA as an independent regulator for the auditing profession. Expand NFRA?

a) National Functional Refinance Authority

b) National Financial Reform Authority

c) National Financial Reporting Authority

d) National Financial Reporting Association

e) National Finance Reporting Authority

2.Which of the following company has delivered an interceptor boat C-162 to Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in Mangaluru?

a) Bharati Defence and Infrastructure Ltd

b) TATA Advanced System

c) HAL



3.Which of the following government has recently launched world’s largest solar power plant called “Shakti Sthala” in the drought-prone Pavagada region of Tumkur district?

a) Karnataka

b) West Bengal

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Telangana

e) Maharashtra

4.Which of the following State /UT government has tied up with Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, to propagate the Marathi language?

a) Goa

b) Maharashtra

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Daman & Diu

e) Dadra & Nagar Haveli

5.Which of the following 24-hour helpline number launched by Tamil Nadu Government for the first time in the country that would provide information on education and offer guidance to students?

a) 14457

b) 14467

c) 14427

d) 14437

e) 14417

6.Name the atomic power plant in which Nuclear Power Cooperation of India Limited (NPCIL) has proposed supply of equipment and material for the power station being built by Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom in Bangladesh.

a) Shikalbaha Nuclear Power Plant

b) Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

c) Ashuganj Nuclear Power Plant

d) Karnafuli Nuclear Power Plant

e) Raj Lanka Nuclear Power Plant

7.The Reserve Bank of India has eased position to which limit in Interest Rate Futures (IRFs) for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs)?

a) 5,000 crore

b) 4,000 crore

c) 7,000 crore

d) 3,000 crore

e) 2,500 crore

8.Who has been appointed as the director and managing director of HCL Infosystems?

a) Pradeep Kumar

b) Rangarajan Raghavan

c) Premkumar Seshadri

d) Ravidhran Seshadri

e) Ragava Kumar

9.World Wildlife Day is celebrated on _______.

a) May 14th

b) March 3rd

c) March 2nd

d) February 28th

e) February 25th

10.Name the Indian American Scientist has been awarded a grant of over USD 1.1 million for his ground-breaking research on cancer (to improve effectiveness of T-cell immunotherapy) by Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

a) Navin Vardarajan

b) Naren Vardarajan

c) Narkesh Vardarajan

d) Naresh Vardarajan

e) Nishok Vardarajan

11.Who topped in the list according to the Hurun’s Global Rich List 2018 report?

a) Warren Buffett

b) Jeff Bezos

c) Bill Gates

d) Mark Zuckerberg

e) Both b and c

12.India has raised import tax on crude palm oil to ______ from 30 percent, recently.

a) 45 percent

b) 42 percent

c) 40 percent

d) 44 percent

e) 47 percent

13.Who has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal by defeating Japan’s Miya Imai at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships?

a) Sakshi Malik

b) Vinesh Phogat

c) Navjot Kaur

d) Kavita Devi

e) Geeta Phogat

14.Zero Discrimination Day is observed on ______.

a) January 24th

b) March 3rd

c) January 1st

d) March 1st

e) February 1st

15.Who has been elected as new president of Armenia?

a) Armen Sayokisian

b) Armen Samesikan

c) Armen Sarikian

d) Armen Sankisian

e) Armen Sarkisian

16.Fisheries and cooperative minister Khagendra Jamatia died at the AIIMS in New Delhi. He was the minister of which state?

a) Assam

b) Sikkim

c) Tripura

d) Telangana

e) Madhya Pradesh

17.What is the theme of World Wildlife Day 2018?

a) Big cats: predators under threat

b) Big Tigers: predators under threat

c) Big Animals: predators under threat

d) Big Creatures: predators under threat

e) Big Lions: predators under threat

18.Senior Asian Wrestling Championships 2018 held in which country?

a) Turkmenistan

b) Australia

c) Kazakhstan

d) Kyrgyzstan

e) Tajikistan

19.What is the position of India in the highest number of billionaires in the world, according to the Hurun Global Rich List 2018?

a) Seventh

b) Second

c) Third

d) Fourth

e) Fifth

20.Who is the Indian ambassador to Russia?

a) Pankaj Saran

b) Nikolay Kudashev

c) Ajai Malhotra

d)S. Raghavan

e)P. Shukla


  1. c) National Financial Reporting Authority
  2. a) Bharati Defence and Infrastructure Ltd
  3. a) Karnataka
  4. b) Maharashtra
  5. e) 14417
  6. b) Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant
  7. a) Rs.5,000 crore
  8. b) Rangarajan Raghavan
  9. b) March 3rd
  10. a) Navin Vardarajan
  11. b) Jeff Bezos
  12. d) 44 percent
  13. c) Navjot Kaur
  14. d) March 1st
  15. e) Armen Sarkisian
  16. c) Tripura
  17. a) Big cats: predators under threat
  18. d) Kyrgyzstan
  19. c) Third
  20. a) Pankaj Saran

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