Q1. Every year, on which of the following day, the World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)?
(a) 16 May
(b) 19 May
(c) 31 May
(d) 27 May
Q2. The Third Home Affairs’ Dialogue between India and U.K. was held recently in ______________.
(b) New Delhi
Q3. As many as 26 countries, including India, will participate in June 2018 in the world’s largest international maritime biennial exercise, named ___________.
Q4. The joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN between India and Nepal has begun at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. This is the __________ edition of this exercise.
Q5. India has released 33.10 Crore rupees to Nepal towards the cost of two road packages of Birgunj-Thori Road being implemented under which of the following projects in Nepal with Government of India’s grant assistance?
(a) Postal Highway Projects
(b) International Highways Development Project
(c) Bharatmala Project
(d) Golden Quadrilateral Project
Q6. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launched a new swadeshi messaging application called ________ to compete with WhatsApp.
Q7. India’s biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has revised its interest higher on retail fixed deposits or FDs below ____________.
(a) Rs. 50 lakh
(b) Rs. 75 lakh
(c) Rs. 1 crore
(d) Rs. 1.25 crore
Q8. Name the Indian botanist who has received the prestigious Linnean Medal in Botany from the Linnean Society of London and has become the first Indian to win the award.
(a) K. S. Manilal
(b) G. S. Venkataraman
(c) Janaki Ammal
(d) Kamaljit S. Bawa
Q9. Name the Kerala cartoonist who has won an international award, in the best caricature category at the 13th edition of the World Press Cartoon awards, instituted by an organisation based in Lisbon, Portugal.
(a) O. V. Vijayan
(b) Thomas Antony
(c) Ravi Shankar
(d) K. Shankar Pillai
Q10. What is the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018?
(a) Tobacco – a threat to development
(b) Get Ready for Plain Packaging
(c) Tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption
(d) Tobacco and heart disease