Current Affairs of 2018 for Upcoming Competitive Examinations in 2019 [2nd Set]

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Hope you took the challenge of our first set. Here is the second set for you.

Q1. By which year ISRO will launch the Human Spaceflight Mission, Gaganyaan?

  1. 2021
  2. 2022
  3. 2023
  4. 2024

Q2. Of which celebration was India the host this year, whose theme was ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’?

  1. World water day
  2. World environment day
  3. Earth day
  4. World ocean day

Q3. Mihir Shah Committee Report is associated with

  1. Biofuel policy
  2. Educational reforms
  3. Water reforms
  4. Nuclear fuel policy

Q4. Which one of the following African countries was recently in the news due to the Lassa fever?

  1. Western Sahara
  2. Nigeria
  3. South Africa
  4. Mozambique

Q5. Which of the following country is not a member of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)?

  1. Myanmar
  2. Thailand
  3. Indonesia
  4. Srilanka

Q6. The ‘Kigali Agreement’ amended the

  1. Montreal Protocol
  2. Kyoto Protocol
  3. Paris Agreement
  4. Rotterdam Convention

Q7. Article 35A was incorporated into the Indian Constitution by

  1. A Presidential Order
  2. A Constitutional Amendment
  3. The Constituent Assembly
  4. A Supreme Court order

Q8. A genetically modified crop, ‘ DMH-11′ refers to a variety of

  1. Brinjal
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Mustard
  4. Cotton

Q9. Where has India’s first ‘Insect Museum’ come up?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Andaman and Nicobar islands

Q10. If you want to see Irrawaddy Dolphins in their natural habitat, which one of the following is the best place to visit?

  1. Ganges river
  2. Chilika lake
  3. Mangling
  4. Lakshadweep sea

Q11. The Cartagena Protocol and Nagoya Protocol are both related to

  1. Conservation on Biological Diversity
  2. Paris Agreement
  3. Convention on the conservation of natural heritage
  4. UN convention to combat desertification

Q12. Sometimes in the news, ‘COMCASA is most appropriately a

  1. Trade agreement
  2. Space agreement
  3. Military agreement
  4. Nuclear agreement

Q13. Which of the following made it first to the UNESCO Representative List of the intangible cultural Heritage of Humanity?

  1. The tradition of Vedic chanting
  2. Buddhist chanting of Ladakh
  3. Yoga
  4. Chhau dance

Q14. The bilateral mechanism “2+2″, sometimes in the news, involves

  1. Military exercise between the Air Forces and Navies
  2. Oil diplomacy and counter-terrorism exercises
  3. The dialogue that seeks to address the twin issues of free trade and ease of immigration of workers
  4. The dialogue between the Defence and External Affairs Minister

Q15. Ken-Betwa river interlinking project involves deforesting a portion of the

  1. Satpura Tiger Reserve
  2. Panna Tiger Reserve
  3. Indravati Tiger Reserve
  4. Pench Tiger Reserve

Q16. The ‘Composite Water Management Index report, recently released, was prepared by

  1. Water International
  2. The World Bank
  3. NITI Aayog
  4. UN-Water

Q17. India and Maldives are separated by the

  1. Coco Channel
  2. Duncan Passage
  3. Palk Strait
  4. 8° Channel

Q18. The World Investment Report is annually published by

  1. World Bank
  2. World Trade Organisation
  3. International Monetary Fund
  4. UNCTAD

Q19. Which one of the following is NOT regarded as part of the World Biodiversity Hotspots?

  1. Andaman group of Islands
  2. Nicobar group of Islands
  3. Western Himalayas
  4. Western Ghat

Q20. Under GST, transporters should carry an e-Way Bill when moving goods from one place to another if the goods worth is more than

  1. INR 10,000
  2. INR 25,000
  3. INR 50,000
  4. INR 1,00,000

Q21. Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) is prepared by

  1. Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour & Employment
  2. Office of Economic Advisor, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  3. Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
  4. NITI Aayog

Q22. The National Citizen Register (NCR) which is in news recently has created controversy in which state

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Assam
  3. Manipur
  4. Mizoram

Q23. A committee on Prison Reforms was recently set up by the

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  3. Ministry of Law and Justice
  4. Supreme Court

Q24. The Bhima-Koregaon  battle was a part of which among the following wars?

  1. Third Carnatic War
  2. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War
  3. Third Anglo-Maratha War
  4. World War II

Q25. Where has India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation come up?

  1. Pune
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Kolkata

Q26. What is known as “ Jakarta Palembang 2018″?

  1. A Nuclear agreement
  2. A Conference on Biodiversity
  3. Asian Games
  4. None of the above

Q27. The first National Sports Stadium for differently-abled is set to come up in which state?

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Assam
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Karnataka

Q28. Bogibeel, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, is being built over which bridge?

  1. Ganga
  2. Sutlej
  3. Subarnarekha
  4. Brahmaputra

Q29. Which country was the top source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India in 2017-18?

  1. Japan
  2. Singapore
  3. Mauritius
  4. Brazil

Q30. In which of the following city the Sardar Patel Statue of Unity has been inaugurated?

  1. Gandhinagar
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Surat
  4. Rajkot

Q31. What is the location of the proposed ‘Museum on Prime Minister of India’ ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. New Delhi
  3. Mumbai
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Q32. Where is India’s & Asia’s first Dolphin Research Centre going to come up?

  1. Orissa
  2. Patna
  3. Lucknow
  4. Kanpur

Q33. ‘Greenhouse Gas Bulletin’ is published by

  1. World Meteorological Organization
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. UN Environment
  4. Climate Vulnerable Forum

Q34. Where is ‘Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary’ located?

  1. Kerala
  2. Odisha
  3. Karnataka
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q35. The term ‘SpiNNaker’ was recently in news. What is it?

  1. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  2. Anti-Ballistic Missile developed by Israel
  3. Microprocessor developed by IIT Madras
  4. Supercomputer

Q36. Where is ‘Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary’ located?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. West Bengal
  3. Kerala
  4. Goa

Q37.What is ‘Salwa Judum’?

  1. A terrorist outfit in Nigeria
  2. Drug cartels of Medicine and Cali
  3. A militia that was mobilized and deployed as part of anti-insurgency operations in Chhattisgarh
  4. None of the above

Q38. Sittwe Port’ is a deepwater port constructed by India. Where is it located?

  1. Myanmar
  2. Maldives
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Seychelles

Q39. Amitava Roy’ Committee is constituted to look into

  1. Prison Reforms
  2. Non-Performing Assets
  3. Cross Border Insolvency
  4. Railway Safety

Q40. Islands Development Agency (IDA) is chaired by

  1. Union Home Minister
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Cabinet Secretary
  4. Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Q41. India’s longest river bridge will be built across the Brahmaputra. It will connect which of the following states?

  1. Assam and Meghalaya
  2. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Nagaland and Manipur
  4. Tripura and Mizoram

Q42. World Development Report (WDR)’ is published by

  1. World Bank
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. World Trade Organization
  4. International Monetary Fund

Q43. The city of Mosul is often in news. It is located in which of the following countries?

  1. Syria
  2. Yemen
  3. Iran
  4. Iraq

Q44.  ‘Human Development Index’ is released by

  1. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  2. International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  3. World Economic Forum (WEF)
  4. None of the above

Q45. Boko Haram, an extremist group often in news is based in?

  1. Iraq
  2. Nigeria
  3. Lebanon
  4. Syria

Q46. OSIRIS-Rex is a NASA study and sample return mission of which of the following asteroid?

  1. Florence
  2. Phobos & Deimos
  3. Bennu
  4. Ceres

Q47. Meiteis are majority ethnic group of

  1. Manipur
  2. Mizoram
  3. Assam
  4. Nagaland

Q48. Panini Language Laboratory’ was recently opened in

  1. Maldives
  2. Mauritius
  3. Fiji
  4. Japan

Q49. Recently signed ‘Qingdao Declaration’ is associated with

  1. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
  2. BRICS
  3. ASEAN
  4. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Q50. Who is appointed as the Brand Ambassador For Road Safety Campaigns recently?

a)Shri Anil Kapoor

b)Shri Akshay kumar

c)Shri Suresh kumar

  1. d) Sonam Kapoor

 

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