- Question 1: Recently, super computer ___ has been launced?
Explanation:Environment Minister Harshvardhan has launched a 2.8 PetaFlops capacity high-performance computer system 'Mihir' in NOIDA. The system will be able to predict weather and climate accurately.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Harshvardhan said, this will be helpful in addressing the various issues of agriculture operations and fishing in the country.
He said the system will help the MeT department in predicting severe climate-related calamities and warnings for fishermen.
- Question 2: Anti-Leprosy Day is observed on..?
Explanation:Jan. 30 is Anti-Leprosy Day. The day, observed every year on the Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi, remembers his selfless efforts and care for the people affected by leprosy.
Anti-Leprosy day aims to make people aware of the real need to fight the infectious disease. A campaign named as the ‘Sparsh’ Leprosy Awareness Campaign, has been organised in all the Gram Sabhas throughout the country by the Central Leprosy Division of the Health Ministry.
- Question 3: Under-19 Cricket World Cup will be played between ,,,?
Explanation: India has stormed into the final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup with a stunning 203-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final at Christchurch in New Zealand. Man of the match Shubman Gill hit a century with his unbeaten 102. Paceman Ishan Porel bagged 4 wickets.
- Question 4: Manoj Kumar is related with...?
Explanation:In Boxing, India was assured of a medal on the opening day of the India Open in New Delhi yesterday, while top pugilists like MC Mary Kom and Manoj Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals. Pooja in the 69-kilogram weight category assured India of a medal after she made it to the semifinals, without even a fight, due to the small size of her draw.
- Question 5: ___ has launched Let Us Play Football scheme?
Explanation: In Jammu and Kashmir, though it's not a suitable season to play football in a region like Ladakh where the temperature these days is dipping below -15, School Children in Kargil on Monday played football with full spirit and enthusiasm under Let Us Play Football scheme.
- Question 6: Govt launches Rapid Detection Kits to detect Adulterants in Fresh ...?
Explanation:The government has launched the Rapid Detection Kits to detect Adulterants in Fresh Fish. Launching the kit in New Delhi, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said, the kit will help in detecting chemicals in the fish.
He said continuous ingestion of ammonia and formaldehyde can lead to many health issues including abdominal pain, vomiting, unconsciousness, and sometimes even cause death.
- Question 7: India’s first ever - Khadi Haat - has been launched in ...?
Explanation: To mark the 69th Republic Day 2018, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) have launched the India’s first-ever ‘Khadi Haat’ in Connaught Place, New Delhi.
- Question 8: The first-ever India-Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercise (VINBAX-2018) has started in ...?
Explanation: The first-ever India-Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercise, christened as - VINBAX-2018 - has started in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh on January 29, as part of joint training undertaken with friendly foreign countries by Indian Army. It is the first-ever military exercise between the two countries.
- Question 9: ___ has launched - Shakti - app for women’s safety in the state?
Explanation:Jai Ram Thakur, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, has launched the - Shakti - app to ensure safety and protection of women in the state. The app was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government. It would be available in both Hindi and English languages and would not require internet connectivity.
- Question 10: ___ is hosting the 2018 National Handloom Expo ?
Explanation: The National Handloom Expo (NHE) has been inaugurated by Assam Handloom and Textile Minister Ranjit Dutta at Guwahati, Assam on January 29, 2018.