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Q1. The 22nd National Level Meeting between India and Myanmar was held in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by___________, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs.
(a) Rajiv Mehrishi
(b) Prakash Javadekar
(c) Pramod Mahajan
(d) Rajiv Gauba
(e) T Suvarna Raju
Q2. Which of the following PSU had received ‘Top Challengers’ and ‘Best Mining Equipment Seller Award’, recently?
Q3. ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’ was recently held at which of the following Indian City?
(e) New Delhi
Q4. The second edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF 2018) began in Assam. What is the theme of GIFF 2018?
(a) Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam
(b) Apna Sheher, Apna Vikas
(c) Dhara Dharovar
(d) Akshara Dharovar
(e) Apni Dharovar
Q5. Which of the following player have clinched 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title?
(a) Geet Sethi
(b) Sourav Kothari
(c) Subhash Agarwal
(d) Anuja Chandra
(e) Chitra Magimairaj
Q6. Pakistan’s human rights activist and lawyer ______ has been posthumously awarded the UN Prize.
(a) Asma Jahangir
(b) Aitzaz Ahsan
(c) Wasim Sajjad
(d) Aftab Gul
(e) Amir Ali Majid
Q7. Who has been sworn in as the new Prime minister of Sri Lanka?
(a) Siritunga Jayasuriya
(b) Jayantha Kulathunga
(c) Sundaram Mahendran
(d) Prasanna Priyankara
(e) Mahinda Rajapakse
Q8. Which of the following cooperative has been ranked as the biggest cooperative in the world by ‘Word Cooperative Monitor’ report 2018?
Q9. According to a report named QS Asia University Rankings 2019 by Quacquarelli Symonds, total how many Indian universities and institutes are present in the list?
Q10. The 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018 was held in ______.
(b) New Delhi
Exp. Shri Rajiv Gauba is the Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI.
Exp. Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a Mini Ratna Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Defence, received the prestigious ‘Top Challengers Award 2018’ for the excellent performance during the financial year 2017-18 and Best Seller in Crawler Equipment- Dozers and Rigid Dump Truck segment for mining sectors.
Exp. The 5th edition of the ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’ was inaugurated by Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.
Exp. The second edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF 2018) began in Assam. The week-long festival will witness the screening of more than 100 films from 50 countries. The theme of GIFF 2018 is: ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. The focus region of GIFF 2018 is the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region.
Exp. India’s Sourav Kothari defeated Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 1134-944 to clinch the 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title.
Exp. Pakistan’s human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir has been posthumously awarded the UN Prize along with three other winners. Rebeca Gyumi of Tanzania, Brazil’s first indigenous lawyer Joenia Wapichana and Ireland’s human rights organisation Front Line Defenders are the other winners of the prize.
Exp. Former President Mahinda Rajapakse was sworn in as the new Prime minister of Sri Lanka. He has replaced Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Exp. Fertiliser major IFFCO announced that it has been ranked as the biggest cooperative in the world by ‘Word Cooperative Monitor’ report 2018. The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) publish the world cooperative monitor report.
Exp. According to a report named QS Asia University Rankings 2019 by Quacquarelli Symonds, India doubled their presence in the ranking. India has the third largest number of universities and institutes (75), after mainland China (112) and Japan (89).
Exp. The 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018 was held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. WETEX is organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) every year.
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