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Ques 1. Which state has occupied the second spot as the best performing State in terms of utilizing funds under MGNREGA scheme and allotting jobs?
[A] West Bengal [B] Maharashtra [C] Tamil Nadu [D] Manipur
Ques 2. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a program ‘LaQshya’ to solve which purpose among the followings-
[A] To improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour room and maternity Operation Theater. [B] To provide various facilities and benefits to farmers. [C] For sustainable groundwater management. [D] To introduce System-wide Governance Transformation in School Education.
To improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour room and maternity Operation Theater.
Ques 3. Who has been appointed as the President of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)?
[A] Bidya Devi Bhandari [B] Suresh Prabhu [C] Sitanshu Kar [D] N Chandrasekaran
Ques 4. Who is the Asia’s Rank 1 Javelin in F-53 Category to win gold medal at the World Para Athletics Grand Pix, Dubai?
[A] Manu Bhaker [B] Deepa Malik [C] Navjot Kaur [D] Sangeeta Bahadur
Ques 5. Which department has been awarded with Best Implementation of E-Office award?
[A] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare [B] Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation [C] Ministry of Culture [D] Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Ques 6. Which one of the given countries is the second Happiest Place to live according to World Happiness Report?
[A] India [B] Norway [C] Finland [D] Denmark
Ques 7. Which Country has signed an MoU with India for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income?
[A] Sri Lanka [B] France [C] Iran [D] China
Ques 8. Who has become First Woman Chief of Central Intelligence Agency?
[A] Bidya Devi Bhandari [B] Gina Haspel [C] Sangeeta Bahadur [D] Angela Merkel
Ques 9. In which country, 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) was conducted?
[A] United States [B] Mexico [C] South Africa [D] India
Ques 10. Which bank opened its first all-woman branch in Bengaluru recently?
[A] Reserve Bank of India [B] Punjab National Bank [C] Karnataka Bank [D] Central Bank of India
Ques 11. Which day is Known as World Consumer Rights Day?
[A] 15 March [B] 14 March [C] 13 March [D] 16 March
Ques 12. Who has been taken charges as India’s Ambassador to Belarus?
[A] N Chandrasekaran [B] Bidya Devi Bhandari [C] Sitanshu Kar [D] Sangeeta Bahadur
Ques 13. Tata Motors has begun the country’s first demonstration trials for a hydrogen fuel cell bus in collaboration with whom?
[A] Indian Oil Corporation Limited [B] Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency [C] Asian Development Bank [D] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Ques 14. 105th Edition of the Indian Science Congress was held in which city/state?
[A] Karnataka [B] Manipur [C] New Delhi [D] Bengaluru
Ques 15. Narendra Jha, who passed away recently was famous as a/an
[A] Physicist [B] Actor [C] Singer [D] Author
Ques 16. Who has been named as the Cricketer of the Year in the 6th edition of Wisden India Almanack?
[A] Rohit Sharma [B] Hardik Pandya [C] KL Rahul [D] Ajinkya Rahane
Ques 17. Which country has been selected as Top Global Arms Importer as per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Report?
[A] United States [B] Mexico [C] India [D] South Africa
Ques 18. Who is the winner of 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup?
[A] Argentina [B] Australia [C] India [D] Ireland
Ques 19. What is India’s Rank in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Energy Transition Index?
[A] 133rd [B] 78th [C] 74th [D] 27th
Ques 20. Who has been elected to 4th term as German Chancellor?
[A] Sebastian Pinera [B] Sitanshu Kar [C] Angela Merkel [D] Gina Haspel
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