Q1. In a bid to make retirement income scheme more attractive for central government employees, the government has agreed to chip in a higher ____________ of the basic salary of an individual as its contribution to the National Pension System (NPS).
Q2. The government has appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new RBI governor, a day after Urjit Patel resigned as RBI Governor. He is the _________ Governor of the RBI.
Q3. Which of the following ministry has launched a Twitter account named ‘@CyberDost’ to spread awareness about cybercrimes and normal precautions to be taken?
(a) Ministry of Human Resource Development
(b) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
(c) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
(d) Home Ministry
Q4. Who has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” alongside several other journalists recently?
(a) Xi Jinping
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Jamal Khashoggi
(d) Donald Trump
Q5. Which state government has honored AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medalist MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” (par excellent queen)?
(a) West Bengal
(d) New Delhi
Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the fourth Partners’ Forum in-
(a) New Delhi
Q7. International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) is celebrated globally on-
(a) 14th December
(b) 12th December
(c) 15th December
(d) 13th December
Q8. Which country became a full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international body set up to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other threats to the international financial system recently?
(b) Sri Lanka
Q9. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on _______________ for violating cybersecurity norms recently.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) Indian Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
Q10. Who has become the first-ever recipient of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Coach of the Year Award?
(a) Serena Williams
(b) Caroline Wozniacki
(c) Steffi Graf
(d) Sascha Bajin
Q11. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh launched a portal ‘ENSURE’- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by ___________ and operated under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries.
Q12. Senior Congress leader and former Kerala minister ______________________ passed away in Kochi due to pneumonia.
(a) CN Balakrishnan
(b) Vijaybhai R Rupani
(c) PK Vasudevan Nair
(d) Pattom A Thanu Pillai
Q13. India’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated at the Department of European Studies (DES) at Manipal Academy of Higher Education in-
Q14. Route Mobile Limited (Route Mobile), a cloud-communication platform service provider and a member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN) announced the collaboration with Oracle Marketing Cloud. Where is the head office of Oracle Corporation?
Q15. The government has appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new RBI governor. He is appointment for how many years?