Q1. The first Nepal-India Think Tank Summit was held recently in ______________ to foster greater collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the think tanks of the two countries.
(a) New Delhi
Q2. The 3rd BRICS Film Festival took place in Durban, South Africa, along with the International Durban Film Festival (DIFF). In Indian films who won the Best Actress Award?
(a) Konkana Sen Sharma
(b) Bhanita Das
(c) Nandita Das
(d) Mahi Gill
Q3. Name the state government that has recently signed an MoU with a private trust Sohanlalji Buladeviji Ojha Gaushala Samiti to build its first ‘Cow Sanctuary’.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
Q4. Name the Paytm Payments Bank CEO who has resigned recently from the role and will now head Paytm’s new retail initiative.
(a) Renu Satti
(b) Vijay Shenkar
(c) Madhur Deora
(d) Vineet Kaul
Q5. The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) announced the appointment of Surendra Rosha as Chief Executive Officer for HSBC India. He has replaced ____________.
(a) Prabhakar Singh
(b) NK Singh
(c) Manohar Sinha
(d) Jayant Rikhye
Q6. Name the veteran Bengali writer whose story ‘Abhimanyu’ was made into a Hindi movie ‘Ek doctor ki maut’ who passed away recently.
(a) Dev Mahapatra
(b) Anirban Bhattacharya
(c) Ramapada Chowdhury
(d) Ramdas Bannerjee
Q7.Name the Indian company/Bank that has beat Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become the most valued company in India.
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) Reliance Industries Limited
Q8. American and Spanish Scientists have discovered a new shape called ‘____________’ while studying nature’s way of moulding tissue to form the skin, cavity linings and the building blocks of organs.
Q9. Name the state government that has launched a smartphone distribution scheme called ‘Mobile Tihar’ under Sanchar Kranti Yojna with actress Kangana Ranaut.
(b) Madhya Pradesh
Q10. The United States has eased export controls for high-technology product sales to India by elevating its status to a STA-1 country. STA stands for ___________________.
(a) Supreme Trade Authorisation-1
(b) Strategic Trade Authorisation-1
(c) Strategic Technology Authority-1
(d) Supreme Technology Authority-1