- Question 1: Emmanuel Macron is the president of...?
Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi this morning.
The two leaders will leave for Mirzapur where they will inaugurate a solar power plant before returning to Varanasi.
- Question 2: The government has made providing passport details mandatory for taking loans of __ crore rupees and above?
Explanation: Financial Services Secretary, Rajiv Kumar in a tweet today said for all existing loans of over 50 crore rupees, banks have been asked to collect passport details of borrowers within 45 days.
- Question 3: The first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea __ began at the Andaman sea ?
Explanation: The first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea, MILES-18, began at the Andaman sea today. 11 naval ships of 8 countries and nine Indian ships are participating in the three-day exercise.
Apart from enhancing inter-operability, the exercise aims to hone search and rescue procedures, maritime interdiction operations, core operational skills and exercise a variety of maritime security scenarios.
- Question 4: Where is Pakyong airport?
Explanation: In Sikkim, the first commercial flight of Spicejet landed successfully at newly constructed Pakyong airport on Saturday.
The plane's landing is seen as a major boost to the state tourism prospect as it is the first time that a commercial flight has made a successful landing at the Pakyong Airport.
- Question 5: ___ is using drones to speed up exercise of mapping villages and towns?
Explanation:The Maharashtra government is using drones mounted with high-resolution cameras to speed up the exercise of mapping villages and towns in the state.
Mapping was earlier carried out manually, but the drone technology is now changing the way this massive exercise is undertaken.
- Question 6: ___ has won the Best Exhibitor Award at ITB - Berlin?
Explanation:India has won the Best Exhibitor Award at ITB - Berlin on its last day. ITB-Berlin World Tourist Meet was convened at German capital Berlin from 7th to 10 of this month.
India was represented by Tourism Minister K. J. Alphons along with Ministry officials.
- Question 7: Akhil Sheoran is related with...?
Explanation:India's Akhil Sheoran has clinched the gold medal in men's 50 metre rifle 3 position at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico.
In the event being held at Guadalajara, Sheoran shot 455.6 in the final on Sunday to pip Austria's Bernhard Pickl to second place with 452.
Sheoran's gold was India's fourth of the competition and makes it almost certain that the country would finish on top of the medals tally for the first time in an ISSF World Cup.
- Question 8: Winner of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey title 2018 is...?
Explanation: World champions Australia have lifted the coveted Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey title.
In the final at Ipoh, Malaysia on Saturday, they beat defending champions England by a narrow 2-1 margin.
Australia have now won the prestigious tournament for the 10th time.
- Question 9: Yuki Bhambri is related with...
Explanation:India's Yuki Bhambri has entered the second round of the men's singles at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.
In the first round at Indian Wells in the United States, Bhambri, ranked 110, defeated experienced Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in straight sets 7-5, 6-3 in one hour and 41 minutes.