- Question 1: Centre sets up __ committee to study issues in Fintech space?
Explanation: The government has set up a steering committee to consider various issues relating to the development of Fintech space in India with a view to make Fintech related regulations more flexible and generate enhanced entrepreneurship.
The eight-member committee headed by Economic Affairs Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg will also focus on how Fintech can be leveraged to enhance financial inclusion of MSMEs.
- Question 2: ___ is hosting 2018 edition of FICCI Frame?
Explanation:Information and Broadcasting Minister Smiriti Irani has inaugurated 2018 edition of FICCI Frame in Mumbai.
The three- day global convention covering the entire gamut of Media and Entertainment Industry will attract not only the industry stakeholders from across the world but also the government policy makers from India and abroad.
- Question 3: China has set 2018 GDP target at around __ per cent?
Explanation: China today set its GDP growth rate for 2018 at around 6.5 per cent, same as last year. The world's second-largest economy is aiming to reduce risks to its financial system from a rapid build-up in debt.
The GDP target was announced by Premier Li Keqiang in his annual work report as the country started its parliament session.
The report also said China would clamp down on the kind of financially risky operations which have threatened to cause the collapse of major companies. The Chinese economy, which is slowing down every year, grew by 6.9 per cent last year.
- Question 4: The government has ordered CBI inquiry into alleged __ exam scam case?
Explanation:The government has ordered a CBI enquiry into the alleged paper leaks of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level (Tier-2) Examination.
Talking to reporters outside Parliament, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, the Centre has accepted the demands of protesting candidates and has given orders for a CBI inquiry.
- Question 5: __ hosted its first marathon for women as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost female sports in a far-reaching modernisation drive?
Explanation: Saudi Arabia hosted its first marathon for women on Saturday as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost female sports in a far-reaching modernisation drive.
Hundreds of women runners, many of them dressed in traditional Islamic attire, raced in eastern Al-Ahsa region.
- Question 6: In the term PSL, what is the meaning of S ?
Explanation:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has further tightened the priority sector lending (PSL) norms for foreign banks by directing them to mandatorily create sub-targets so that they lend a portion of their loans to small and marginal farmers as well as micro enterprises (MSMEs) from April.
- Question 7: Tal Memorial rapid title is related with..
Explanation: In Chess, Viswanathan Anand has lifted the Tal Memorial rapid trophy in Moscow. The win came after an easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel.
- Question 8: Aruna Reddy is a ..?
Explanation: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced a cash prize of 2 crore rupees for Aruna Reddy who clinched a bronze medal in women's vault at the Gymnastics World Cup held in Melbourne last month.
- Question 9: Who is the author of the book - Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of the Khalsaji – 1791-1837?
Explanation:On February 23, the Director General of National Archives of India (NAI) – Pritam Singh launched a Book reading series - Archives Reads in New Delhi to showcase importance of archival records.