Q1. As per, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) time-series data, direct tax-GDP ratio is _____in FY 2017-18.
Q2. Osamu Shimomura recently passed away. He won Nobel award in the field of _______.
Q3. The 2-day long 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit was recently held at ________.
(c) New Delhi
Q4. A parliamentary panel will examine the functioning of retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), its coverage and recovery of arrears. Who is heading the panel?
(a) Kirit Somaiya
(b) Kirti Aazad
(c) Murli Manohar Joshi
(d) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
(e) Jitendra Singh
Q5. Larsen & Toubro is the only domestic firm featured among the top 25 companies in the Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list. What is its rank in the list?
Q6. Which of the following company topped the Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list?
Q7. India, Japan and the U.S. are set to elevate the bilateral air exercise ________to a trilateral format.
(b) Cope India
(c) Yudh Abhyas
(e) Red Flag
Q8. What is the name of the India’s first luxury cruise ship, which has been recently inaugurated at Mumbai?
Q9. Which of the following team won Vijay Hazare Trophy recently?
(e) India A
Q10. NITI Aayog has organized the fourth edition of NITI Lecture Series in New Delhi. What was the theme of the event?
(a) AI for ALL: Inclusive Growth with Artificial Intelligence
(b) Artificial Intelligence for Inclusive Growth and Nation Building
(c) AI and its Importance in Nation’s Transformation
(d) AI for Mankind: Use It Wisely
(e) AI for ALL: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Inclusive Growth
Exp. There is a constant growth in direct tax-GDP ratio over last three years and the ratio of 5.98% in FY 2017-18 is the best DT-GDP ratio in last 10 years.
Exp. Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. Shimomura and two American scientists shared the 2008 Nobel prize for the discovery and development of a jellyfish protein that contributed to cancer studies.
Exp. The 2-day long 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit was held in Brussels, Belgium. Indian delegation was led by Mr Venkaiah Naidu. The theme of this years’ ASEM Summit was “Global Partners for Global Challenges”.
Exp. A parliamentary panel will examine the functioning of retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), its coverage and recovery of arrears. The panel will be headed by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya.
Exp. Engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro is the only domestic firm to be featured among the top 25 companies in the Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list that is led by Google parent Alphabet.
Exp. Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list is led by Google parent Alphabet. Larsen & Toubro is the only domestic firm to be featured among the top 25 companies at 22nd place.
Exp. India, Japan and the U.S. are set to elevate the bilateral ‘Cope India’ air exercise to a trilateral format. The three countries already conduct naval war games under the expanded Malabar naval exercise.
Exp. Angriya, India’s first luxury cruise ship, has been inaugurated at Mumbai. Union minister for shipping Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis flagged-off the cruise which will operate between Mumbai and Goa.
Exp. Mumbai has defeated Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
Exp. The theme for this year is “AI for ALL: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Inclusive Growth”. Keynote address was delivered by Jensen Huang, President and Co-Founder, NVIDIA Corporation.
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