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  1. Which city has got first rank in ‘Ease of Living Index 2018‘?

A.Delhi

B.Pune

C.Bhopal

D.Tirupati

2.Who have been awarded, posthumously ,with the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry?

  1. Mohammad Tufail
  2. Sharief-ud-din Ganaie
  3. Jaswant Singh Rawat
  4. Mohammad Usman

A)1 & 2

B) 3 & 4

C ) 1 &4

D) 2 & 3

3.Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has launched the road safety awareness video in New Delhi. Who is the Brand ambassador of road safety campaign ?

A.Virat Kohli

 B.Akshay Kumar

C.John Abraham

D.Sushant Singh Rajput

4.Tatkal Sewa for property registration across the state has been introduced by which state Government?

A.Haryana

B.Rajasthan

C.Madhya Pradesh

 D.Punjab

5.Which state has become the first one to provide Right to Skills’ Development to youth through their “SKILLS ON WHEELS” project?

A.Madhya Pradesh

B.Chhattisgarh

C.Odisha

D.Karnataka

 6.Which city will become the first city in North India to get a full-fledged Space Technology Research Centre ?

A.Kanpur

 B.Jammu

C.Gurugram

D.Patna

7.The Space Commission has approved ISRO’s proposal of naming the Chandrayaan2 lander after the name of which scientist ?

A.K Radhakrishnan

B.U R Rao

C.Nambi Narayan

D.Vikram Sarabhai

8.Who has become the 1st bowler to take 100 wickets at Lord’s ?

A.Paul Collingwood

 B.James Anderson

C.Ravichandran Ashwin

D.Ishant Sharma

9.Who has become the youngest Indian golfer to win on Asian tour?

A.Gaganjeet Bhullar

B.Shubham Jaglan

 C.Viraj Madappa

D.Shubhankar Sharma

Gujarat ‘Seema Darshan’ Banaskantha Nadabet near Suigam Samjhauta Express Attari to Wagah Thar Express Jodhpur to Karachi

10.Which state government will foot the bill for transgenders willing to undergo sex change operations for free of cost?

A.Tamil Nadu

B.Andhra Pradesh

C.Odisha

D.Kerala

Q9) What was the name of the Former Lok Sabha Speaker who passed away recently ?

A.Somnath Chatterjee

B.Sardar Hukam Singh

C.Balram Jakhar

D.Rabi Ray

Q10 CJI Dipak Mishra has Inaugurated which court Complex – it is Largest Taluk–Level Court Building In the Country ?

A.Mangalore

B.Hooghly

C.Hubballi

D.Cuttack

Q11. Who has sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court ?

A.Indira Banerjee

B.K M Joseph

 C.Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilaramani

D.VK Menon

Q12.Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has released the book ‘Bebak Baat’, who is the author of this book?

A.Vijay Goel

B.Meira Nair

C.Arun Jaitley

D.Suresh Prabhu

Q13. Who won the 2018 Rogers Cup men’s singles?

A.Dominic Thiem

B.Stefanos Tsitsipas

C.Novak Djokovik

 D.Rafael Nadal

Q14 National Wildlife Genetic Resource Bank which is the India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation was inaugurated in which city?

A.Mangalore

B.Pune

C.Hyderabad

D.Lucknow

Q14. BBC History Magazine conducted a reader’s poll of 100 women who changed the world. Who topped this list?

A.Mother Teresa

b.Rosa Parks

C.Marie Curie

d.Emmeline Pankhurst.

Q15.The Supreme Court has asked which state/ UT to have hologram-based coloured stickers on vehicles, which would indicate the nature of fuel being used ?

A.Chandigarh

B.Uttar Pradesh

C.Delhi

D.Punjab

Q16.Which Indian authority has recently introduced the RUCO (Repurpose Used Cooking Oil) initiative?

A.National Disaster Management Authority

B.Ministry of Home Affairs

c.Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

D.Bureau of Indian Standards

Q17. Bengaluru-based e-commerce startup Flipkart has shut down which of its acquired ecommerce business in India ?

A.Myntra

B.Jabong

C.E Bay

D.Snap Deal

Q18.Who has been awarded with Kirti Chakra posthumously, the second highest peacetime gallantry award?

A.Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh

B.Major Aditya Kumar

C.Rifleman Aurangzeb

D.Major Pawan Gautam

Q18. Who has been appointed as the new governor of Chhattisgarh?

A.Draupadi Murmu

B.Satya Pal Malik

C.Anandiben Patel

D.Mridula Sinha

Q19. Which country was recently affected by Typhoon Karding and typhoon Mangkhut ?

A.Philippines

B.Japan

C.South Korea

D.China

Q20. Which team won its first Tamil Nadu Premier League 2018 title ?

A.Dindigul Dragons

B.TUTI Patriots

C.Chepauk Super Gillies

D.Madurai Panthers

Q21. Rythu Bima – An insurance scheme for farmers, was launched by which state on Independence day?

A.Andhra Pradesh

B.Karnataka
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C.Odisha

D.Telangana

Q22.Kanti Vellugu, under which all the citizens of the state will get free eye screening test, was launched by which state ?

A.Andhra Pradesh

 B.Telangana

C.Tamil Nadu

D.Odisha

Q23. Telangana government will set up a mega textile park in which of the following districts ?

A.Adilabad

B.Nizamabad

C.Warangal

D.Medak

Q24. Which state will observe September as ‘month of nutrition’?

A.Madhya Pradesh

B.Uttar Pradesh

C.Gujarat

D.Rajasthan

Q25. The Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Centre for its approval to rename Bareilly airport to _____________?

A.Shiv Nagri

B.Braj Nagri

C.Nath Nagari

D.Shambhu Nagari

Q26. Gaganyaan mission will be able to take Indian astronauts to space by which year ?

A.2021

B.2030

C.2022

D.2033

Q27. Who was ranked first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list ?

A.Roshini Nadar

B.Smitha Crishna

C.Indu Jain

D.Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Q28. Which state has surpassed its own target by planting 9.26 crore saplings in a day?

A.Odisha

 B.Uttar Pradesh

C.Madhya Pradesh
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D.Rajasthan

Q29. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on August 16, 2018, was born in which city?

A.Bhopal

B.Jabalpur

 C.Gwalior

D.Satna

Q30. Navroz new year was being celebrated across the world. This is the festival of which community?

 A.Parsi

B.Iranian

C.Shinto

D.Jews

Q31. The famous singer, known as Queen of Soul, died recently, what was her name?

A.Annie Lennox

B.Diana Ross

C.Cindy locker

D.Aretha Franklin

Q32. Who has become India’s 53rd Grandmaster after winning Abu Dhabi Masters?

  1. Nihal Sarin
  2. R. Praggnanandhaa
  3. G.N.Gopal
  4. S.L. Narayan

Q33. 11th World Hindi Conference is being organized From 18-20 August in which country ?

  1. Maldives
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Canada
  4. Mauritius

Q34. NGT has ordered which state to bear the expenses for patients who have been affected because of rising pollution of Kali, Hindon and Krishna Rivers?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Q35. Which of the following actresses has topped the Forbes’ annual list of the world’s highest-paid actresses ?

A.Angelina Jolie

B.Jennifer Aniston

 C.Scarlett Johansson

D.Emma Stone

Q36) Former cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-eInsaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan elected as _______Prime Minister Of Pakistan?

A.24th

B.23rd

C.25th

D.22nd

Q37.Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has constituted a committee to review food labelling standards. Who will head this committee?

A.Pradeep Kumar Sinha

 B.B Sesikeran

C.Ajay Shankar

D.Umesh Sinha

Q38. The first black African to become UN secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize winner passed away recently, what was his name ?

A.George Sampaio

B.Philippo grandi

C.Dag Hammers

D.Kofi Annan

Q39. Which of the following cities will host shooting World Cup in 2020 ?

A.Kolkata

B.Delhi

C.Mumbai

D.Bengaluru

Q40. Who has been awarded with the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control ?

A.S K Arora

B.Siddhartha Nath Singh

C.Anil Vij
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D.Narottam Mishra

Q41. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has asked insurers to cover which disease under medical insurance policy ?

A.Heart related illness

B.Mental illness

C.Paralysis

D.Cancer

Q42. India’s first mission to study the solar corona, is planned to be launched in 2019-2020, by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-XL) from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. What is the name of this mission ?

A.Aditya-K1

B.Aditya-L1

C.Aditya-F1

D.Aditya -A1

Q43.Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has proposed to set up five-member committee to suggest changes to JEE (Advanced). The committee will be headed by whom ?

A.Bhaskar Ramamurthy

B.Abhay Karandikar

Vineet Joshi

Kannan Moudgalya

Q44. Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day is celebrated on which date?

A.August 18

B.August 19

 C.August 20

D.August 21

Q45. The Madhya Pradesh government will move to the Union Railway ministry for renaming which railway station after late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ?

A.Indore junction

 B.Habibganj Railway Station

C.Gwalior Railway Station

D.Hoshangabad Railway Station

Q46. To reduce attacks on cash vaults and ATM frauds, the Home Ministry has issued a directive stating that no ATM will be refilled with cash after ________in cities?

A.4 pm

B.6 pm

C.8 pm

 D.9 pm

Q47. India won SAFF Under-15 Women’s Football Championship by defeating which country ?

A.Bhutan

B.Nepal

 C.Bangladesh

D.Sri Lanka

Q48. India has successfully conducted the test of indigenously built Anti-Tank Guided Missile in Pokhran. What is the name of this missile?

A.Sagarika

B.Shaurya

C.Helina

D.Ashwin

Q49. Who has won 2018 Western and Southern Open or Cincinnati Masters 2018 ?

A.Novak Djokovic

B.Roger Federer

C.Rafael Nadal

D.Kevin Anderson

Q50. Which institution has decided to set up ReWater Research Center to replenish and rejuvenate water resources ?

A.IIT Kanpur

B.IIT Kharagpur

C.IIT Delhi

D.IIT Madras

Q51. ‘None of The Above’ (NOTA) option will not be applicable for voting in which one of the following elections ?

A.Rajya Sabha

B.Lok Sabha

C.Legislative Assembly

D.Legislative Council

Q52. The first ever joint air exercise involving the Indian Air Force (IAF) and which country’s Air Force commenced at Subang Air Base?

A.Nepal

B.Indonesia

C.Malaysia

D.Thailand

Q53.No Spin in the autobiography of ?

A.Harbhajan Singh

B.Muttiah Muralitharan

C.Anil Kumble

 D.Shane Warne

 Q54.What is the name of the autobiography written by VVS Laxman?

A.281 and Beyond

B.Master stroke

C.Beyond the cricket

D.Best century

Q55. Who has become the only Indian to feature in Forbes’ list of top 10 highest-paid female athletes of 2018?

A.Sania Mirza

B.PV Sindhu

C.Saina Nehwal

D.Mithali Raj

Q56. Which state is Organizing the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup for the first time?

A.Karnataka

B.Odisha

C.Punjab

D.Haryana

Q57. Which Assamese movie has won award for screenplay at Treasure Coast International Film Festival in Florida?

A.Xhoixobote Dhemalite

B.Ishu

C.Raktabeez

D.Nayak

Q58. What was the name of the Veteran journalist and a High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom in 1990, who passed away recently?

A.Vishnu Bishnoi

B.Abhilash Pathak

C.Abhishek Bhatia

D.Kuldip Nayar

Q59.Which female cricketer has announced its retirement from T20 International cricket ?

A.Amita Sharma

B.Soni Yadav

C.Archana Das

D.Jhulan Goswami

Q60. Uttar Pradesh government has decided to name the upcoming Bundelkhand Expressway as _______?

A.Atal Rath

B.Atal Expressway

C.Atal Path

D.Atal Safar

Q61. Who has written the book “Sea Prayer”?

A.Alan kurdi

B.Khaled Hosseini

C.Haruki Murakami

D.Salman Rushdie

Q62. Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has given recognition to India’s which indigenous sport ?

A.Kabaddi

B.Carrom

C.Pachisi

D.Kho Kho

Q63. Who has been announced to be appointment as the brand ambassador of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) based in Mumbai?

A.Twinkle Khanna

B.Priyanka Chopra

C.Alia Bhatt

D.Raveena Tandon

Q64. Scott Morrison has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country?

A.Sweden

B.Germany

C.Argentina

 D.Australia

Q65. Which airline operated a flight from Dehradun to Delhi using biofuel, which was first such experiment in India?

A.Vistara

B.Indigo

C.Jet Airways

D.Spice Jet

Q66.What was the name of the India’s first Humboldt Penguin who died recently?

A.Freedom Baby

B.Flipper

C.Donald

D.Olive

Q67.Former President Pranab Mukherjee has launched the National Electoral Transformation or NETA mobile app, a platform where voters can review and rate their elected representatives and hold them accountable as well. The app is brainchild of?

A.Pratham Mittal

B.Anubhav Soni

C.Abhijeet Sikka

D.Nisha Sharma

Q68. Which country’s Cyber Town will be named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee?

A.Nepal

B.Bhutan

C.Mauritius

D.Singapore

Q69. Who has been appointed as the chairman of DRDO for a two year term?

A.A S Kiran Kumar

B.G Satheesh Reddy

C.K Sivan

D.Avinash chander

Q70. Who has been appointed as a head of a threemember committee, to decide mining company Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin, constituted by NGT?

A.A K Goyal

B.Kurien Joseph

C.Arun Kumar Mishra

D.S J Vazifdar

Q71. Hurricane Lane is causing flash flooding and landslides in which state of US?

A.Florida

 B.Hawaii

C.Ohio

D.Alaska

Q72. Who will be honoured with 2018 Asia Game Changer of the Year Award?

A.Indra Nooyi

B.Jane Yan

C.Shaheen Mistry

D.Avni Davda

Q73. Which country has won its first FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title in France ?

A.Spain

B.England

C.Japan

D.Argentina

Q74. Who has been sworn in as President of Zimbabwe?

A.Nelson Chamisa

B.Robert Mugabe

C.Emmerson Mnangagwa

D.Jonathan Moyo

Q75. Which two new teams will play Ranaji Trophy next season?

  1. Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand and Pondicherry
  3. Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh
  4. Manipur and Pondicherry

Q76. The government has decided to grant the commercial use of the drones in the country from ___________?

 A.1 December 2018

B.1 January 2019

C.1 November 2018

D.31 December 2018

Q77. India’s first interstate connected wind power project has been commissioned in which state ?

A.Gujarat

B.Karnataka

C.Tamil Nadu

D.Odisha

Q78. At the fourth ‘Google for India’ event, Google has unveiled which Project to help Indian language publishers to take their content online?

A.Saral Lekh

 B.Navlekha

C.Sugmata

D.Digital Lekh

Q79.Which state’s Chief Minister has inaugurated India’s tallest Film Studio?

A.Andhra Pradesh

B.Maharashtra

C.Madhya Pradesh

 D.Tamil Nadu

Q80. The Union Government has constituted a _____________member science and technology council to advise Prime Minister Narendra Modi on matters related to science, technology and innovations ?

A.20

B.25

C.21

D.22

Q81. The Union Government, which state and the World Bank signed a USD 250 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support this state in improving the performance of its Electricity Distribution Sector under the State’s ‘24×7 Power for All’ program ?

A.Gujarat

B.Madhya Pradesh

C.Bihar

D.Rajasthan

Q82.Actor Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in a car accident. He belonged to which political party?

A.YSR Congress Party

B.Telugu Desam Party

C.Jana Sewa Party

D.NTR Telugu Desam Party

Q83. Tripura chief minister has promised to distribute 50,000 white ducklings among fishermen residing on the banks of which Lake ?

A.Bijoy Sagar

B.Kamlasagar

C.Rudrasagar

D.Tam Dil

Q84.The Union Cabinet has approved an increase of _______ per cent in the dearness allowance (DA) for the central government employees with retrospective effect from July ?

A.1 %

B.2.5 %

C.2 %

D.3 %

Q85. Union Government has signed $375 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for which state’s Irrigation Efficiency Improvement Project?

A.Rajasthan

B.Madhya Pradesh

C.Uttar Pradesh

D.Jharkhand

Q86. Which country is using Keeko robots to teach the Kindergarten children ?

A.Japan

B.Russia

C.China

D.Iceland

 Q87.Arunachal Cabinet has passed a Bill for creation of how many new districts ?

A.Two

B.Three

C.Four

D.Five

Q88. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for which of its ocean development umbrella scheme and it will be implemented during the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 at an overall cost of Rs.1623 crore ?

 A.O-SMART

B.V-SMART

C.E-SMART

D.S-SMART

Q89. According to RBI in its Annual Report 2017-18 what percent of demonetised currency has been returned to the banks?

A.99.3 %

B.90.3 %

C.93.3 %

D.91.3 %

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