Q1. Neeraj Chopra is associated with which of the following sports?
(c) Discus Throw
(d) Javelin Throw
Q2. Name the country with which India has signed an agreement on financial and technical cooperation focusing on sustainable urban development and renewable energy.
Q3. Name that country who’s Parliament has signed into law a controversial asylum and immigration bill designed to accelerate asylum procedures by cutting the maximum processing time from the current 120 days to 90 days.
Q4. The Union Cabinet has recently approved Extension of CFS to support Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad. What does ‘C’ stands for in CFS Scheme?
Q5. A two-day Indo-US Military Cooperation Meeting was held in __________ as a prelude to 2 plus 2 Dialogue between the two countries scheduled in September 2018.
(c) New Delhi
Q6. Name the Indian-Australian mathematician who is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel Prize for math.
(a) Vimal Srivastava
(b) NK Surna
(c) Manoj Prabhakar
(d) Akshay Venkatesh
Q7. The United States Congress has passed the National Defense Authorization Act-2019 (NDAA-19) which capped its security-related aid to Pakistan to _____________.
(a) $250 million
(b) $150 million
(c) $350 million
(d) $650 million
Q8. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has launched a dedicated portal to connect cargo owners and shippers with real-time data on the availability of vessels. The portal has been named as the FOCAL. FOCAL stands for _____________.
(a) Fund of Cargo Owners and Legal Operators
(b) Framework of Cargo Owners and Legal Operators
(c) Forum of Cargo Owners and Logistics Operators
(d) Framework of Cargo Owners and Landfilling Operators
Q9. Name the Institution/Authority/Ministry that will host an Investors’ Conference at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra for the Holistic Development of Islands.
(a) Home Ministry
(b) Finance Ministry
(c) NITI Aayog
Q10. The Cabinet has recently approved the Re-structuring of the Agricultural Scientists’ Recruitment Board (ASRB). The ASRB will now be a 4 Member body instead of ___________ Members.