Q.1) Union Cabinet has approved to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners representing an increase of how much percent over the existing rate of 5%?

a) 2.5%

b) 1.5%

c) 2%

d) 1%

e) 3%

Q.2) Name the mobile app has launched by Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi, to empower the highway users by giving information on toll rates as they approach the toll plaza.

a) Hukhad Yatra

b) Sukhad Yatra

c) Gukhad Yatra

d) Eukhad Yatra

e) Tukhad Yatra

Q.3)   The Union Cabinet has approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018, a part of the efforts of the Government to encourage institutional arbitration for settlement of disputes and make India a centre of robust ADR mechanism. Expand the term ADR.

a) Alternative Dissolve Resolution

b) Attractive Dispute Resolution

c) Alternative Dispute Resolution

d) Arbitration Dispute Resolution

e) Alternative Demand Resolution

Q.4) The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with which state government is organizing a Women’s Convention called Swachh Shakti 2018, on International Women’s Day?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Bihar

c) Haryana

d) Gujarat

e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q.5) The fourth India-Europe 29 Business Forum (IE29BF) took place in _____.

a) Bangalore

b) New Delhi

c) Chennai

d) Mumbai

e) Hyderabad

Q.6) The Know India Programme is a 25 day orientation programme is organised by which ministry?

a) Ministry of Home Affairs

b) Ministry of External Affairs

c) Ministry of Finance Affairs

d) Ministry of Corporate Affairs

e) Ministry of Minority Affairs

Q.7) How much amount has been sanctioned by the union government for the second phase of the Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme?

a) Rs. 2,000 crore

b) Rs. 1,500 crore

c) Rs. 1,000 crore

d) Rs. 3,000 crore

e) Rs. 5,000 crore

Q.8) Silver Jubilee of Losar festival is celebrated in which state, recently?

a) Dispur

b) Itanagar

c) Aizawl

d) Kohima

e) Agartala

Q.9) The Odisha MSME International Trade Fair, 2018 kick started in the state with a special focus on food processing sector in ______.

a) Cuttack

b) Rourkela

c) Sambalpur

d) Bhubaneswar

e) Puri

Q.10) The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy between India and which country, recently?

a) France

b) Kenya

c) Hellenic

d) Jordan

e) Russia

Q.11) On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a how much million project aimed at advancing women’s economic empowerment in four countries, including in India?

a) USD 140 million

b) USD 180 million

c) USD 160 million

d) USD 170 million

e) USD 150 million

Q.12) World’s Largest International Air Traffic Management (ATM) Congress 2018 held in which place?

a) Washington D.C, USA

b) Madrid, Spain

c) Geneva, Switzerland

d) Moscow, Russia

e) London, UK

Q.13) The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation to facilitate Mutual Recognition of educational qualifications and Prevention of the Illicit Consumption between India and which country?

a) France

b) Kenya

c) Hellenic

d) Jordan

e) Russia

Q.14) Which of the following organisation has signed a memorandum of understanding with CSC e-governance Services (CSCeGS) to take Udyami Mitra portal to the unserved and the underserved MSMEs, recently?





e) NHB

Q.15) To mark the _____ anniversary of Indo-Russia ties, Ministry of External Affairs (Eurasia Division) in collaboration with the International Federation of Indo-Russian Youth Clubs and BRICS International Forum organized an event called “Vision for Future” in New Delhi.

a) 50th

b) 70th

c) 75th

d) 60th

e) 80th

Q.16) Under sale purchase 2011 pact, GAIL to buy how much million tonnes of gas a year from Sabine Pass.

a) 5.5 million tonnes

b) 1.5 million tonnes

c) 4.5 million tonnes

d) 2.5 million tonnes

e) 3.5 million tonnes

Q.17) Name the Indian-origin British man has been selected for this year’s ‘Pride of Birmingham’ award?

a) Harry Athwal

b) Chirst Athwal

c) Barry Athwal

d) Daniel Athwal

e) Amit Athwal

Q.18) Who is the Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Prudential Life?

a) Hardeep Bakhshi

b) Bandeep Bakhshi

c) Pradeep Bakhshi

d) Sandeep Bakhshi

e) Sudeep Bakhshi

Q.19) International Women’s Day is celebrated on ________.

a) March 6th

b) March 5th

c) March 8th

d) March 9th

e) March 7th

Q.20) Name the airport has been adjudged best in the world by Airports Council International in the ‘Over 40 million passengers annually’ category for year 2017.

a) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

c) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

d) Indira Gandhi International Airport

e) Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport

Q.21) Name the former Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) chairman has died after a prolonged illness in Indore.

a) S K Bhargav

b) M K Bhargav

c) R K Bhargav

d) P K Bhargav

e) J K Bhargav

Q.22) Who was appointed as the new Special Director in the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by the government?

a) Vaughn R Wadekar

b) Veron R Wadekar

c) Vincent R Wadekar

d) Vidor R Wadekar

e) Vivek R Wadekar

Q.23) What is the theme of International Women’s Day 2018?

a) “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”.

b) “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transformed women’s lives”.

c) “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transferred women’s lives”.

d) “Time is Now: Urban and metro activists transforming women’s lives”.

e) “Time is Now: Rural and metro activists transforming women’s lives”.

Q.24) Who has resigned as White House chief economic advisor, recently?

a) Vidor Cohn

b) Bary Cohn

c) Pary Cohn

d) Gary Cohn

e) Hary Cohn

Q.25) Which of the following is the focus country in fourth India-Europe 29 Business Forum (IE29BF) 2018?

a) Turkey

b) Czech Republic

c) France

d) Brazil

e) Republic of Congo

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Q.1)            c)                2%

Q.2)            b)                Sukhad Yatra

Q.3)            c)                Alternative Dispute Resolution

Q.4)            a)                Uttar Pradesh

Q.5)            b)                New Delhi

Q.6)            b)                Ministry of External Affairs

Q.7)            c)                Rs. 1,000 crore

Q.8)            b)                Itanagar

Q.9)            d)                Bhubaneswar

Q.10)          c)                Hellenic

Q.11)          d)                USD 170 million

Q.12)          b)                Madrid, Spain

Q.13)          a)                France

Q.14)          d)                SIDBI

Q.15)          b)                70th

Q.16)          e)                3.5 million tonnes

Q.17)          a)                Harry Athwal

Q.18)          d)                Sandeep Bakhshi

Q.19)          c)                March 8th

Q.20)          d)                Indira Gandhi International Airport

Q.21)          b)                M K Bhargav

Q.22)          e)                Vivek R Wadekar

Q.23)          a)                “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”.

Q.24)          d)               Gary Cohn

Q.25)          b)               Czech Republic