- Question 1: Who is the new governor of Bihar ?
Explanation: Satya Pal Malik sworn-in as the new governor of Bihar today. The Chief Justice of Patna High Court Rajendra Menon administered the oath to Mr.Malik at a simple function at Rajbhavan in Patna.
- Question 2: In Rajasthan, ___ has become the first open defecation free tribe district of the state?
Explanation: In Rajasthan, Dungarpur has become the first open defecation free tribe district of the state. District administration has achieved the goal of building 2 lakh 85 thousand toilets in 291 panchayats.
Having more than 65 percent tribal population, objecive of making the district ODF has been acquired before the timelimit by the District Administration with continues awareness campaign and public participation.
Dungarpur, has also become the first ODF district of Udaipur division. Dungarpur city has also been declared the cleanest city of the state for two consecutive years for the year 2016 and 2017.
- Question 3: Who is the new chairman of SBI ?
Explanation: Managing Director of State Bank of India (SBI), Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as the next chairman of the largest public sector bank.
He will succeed Arundhati Bhattacharya, who is at present serving her one-year extension.
- Question 4: As per IEA India's renewable energy capacity will be double by....?
Explanation:India's renewable energy capacity will more than double by 2022, which would be enough to surpass renewable expansion in the European Union for the first time, International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report.
- Question 5: Recently, Reserve Bank of India has lowered India's growth forecast to __ per cent for the current fiscal?
Explanation:Reserve Bank HAS kept interest rate unchanged as was widely expected in view of upward trend in inflation even as it cut the growth forecast to 6.7 per cent for the current fiscal.
Consequently, the repo rate, at which it lends to banks, will stand at 6 per cent. The reverse repo, at which RBI borrows from banks will continue to be at 5.75 per cent, it said at the fourth bi-monthly policy review.
- Question 6: 1st Khelo India National College Games will be held in..?
Explanation:For the first time the Khelo India National School Games in December 2017 and Khelo India National College Games in January 2018.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced the launch of National School and College Games to tap talent from every nook and corner of the country.
- Question 7: In term PMIS, what is the meaning of I?
Explanation:The Chairman of National Highways Authority of India Shri Deepak Kumar launched a world-class, new multilingual website of the organization.
A Project Monitoring Information System (PMIS) Moblie App that will facilitate close, in-house monitoring of NHAI projects on a mobile phone has also been launched.
- Question 8: Name the new deputy director general at WHO?
Explanation:The World Health Organization (WHO) appointed Soumya Swaminathan one of two Deputy Directors General. This is the first time such a post has been ever created within the organisation.
The position is also the highest post held by an Indian in the WHO.
- Question 9: Which state has launched Mathru Poorna scheme ?
Explanation:The Karnataka government launched the Rs. 302-crore Mathru Poorna scheme, aimed at providing free mid-day meals to pregnant and lactating women in rural areas.
- Question 10: India/s first ITI for Divyangans will be opened in ...?
Explanation:Foundation stone for the first ever Industrial Training Institute for the Divyangans exclusively was laid at Dibrugarh ITI Complex at Borboruah, Dibrugarh by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.