- Question 1: First Khelo India School Games have been launched in...?
Explanation: Launching the first Khelo India School Games in New Delhi this evening, Mr Modi said, India does not lack sporting talent and the youthful nation can do even better.
- Question 2: ___ has allowed some 7000 Syrians to stay for another 18 months under protected status ?
Explanation:The United States has said, it would allow some 7,000 Syrians to remain in the US for at least another 18 months under protected status as civil war rages in their native country.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement that after carefully considering conditions on the ground, the US has determined that it is necessary to extend the Temporary Protected Status designation for Syria.
- Question 3: Hohos are tribes from..?
Explanation: It may be mentioned that the Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organizations had resolved to impose a statewide total bandh, if the Election Commission of India issued notification for Assembly elections in Nagaland.
- Question 4: Govt will contribute ___ of the wages of the employees for all sectors for next three years?
Explanation:For Creating job opportunities and facilitating generation of employment, the budget has come up with several measures.
It will contribute 12 percent of the wages of the new employees in the EPF for all the sectors for next three years.
Women employees contribution in EPF reduced to 8 percent for first three years of their employment against existing rate of 12 percent or 10 percent with no change in employer’s contribution.
- Question 5: The six day Bharat Parv event just ended in...?
Explanation:The six day Bharat Parv event came to an end today. The Parv was organized by the Ministry of Tourism at the Red Fort in Delhi. People in large number visited the Bharat Parv to celebrate the diverse and fascinating culture, cuisine and handicrafts.
- Question 6: Gov. plans to double farmers' income by ___ ?
Explanation: Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singh said, India’s per capita power consumption of 1,200 units is likely to go up by three to four times by 2030 as it aspires to become a developed country with GDP growth rate averaging 8.5 percent and the country is also committed to environmental protection.
- Question 7: H S Prannoy is related with..?
Explanation: In the India Open Super 500 tournament, which began in New Delhi today, H S Prannoy lost in the opening round even as the compatriots Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu entered the second round.
Prannoy looked uncomfortable as he took the court against compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal despite developing foot corns and handed over the match to his younger colleague 4-21, 6-21.
- Question 8: India has been ranked in the list of wealthiest countries ?
Explanation:India has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with total wealth of 8,230 billion US dollars, while the United States topped the chart. According to a report by New World Wealth, India was the best performing wealth market globally in 2017 as its total wealth swelled from 6,584 billion dollars in 2016 to 8,230 billion dollars in 2017, registering a 25 per cent growth.
- Question 9: AS per the latest Economic Survey GDP growth projection is __ in 2018-19?
Explanation:Leading trade and industry bodies have welcomed the GDP growth projection of 7 to 7(point)5 per cent in 2018-19 laid out in the Economic Survey. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Survey in Parliament.