May 31, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Updates - May 2018

The following practice sets include Daily Current Affairs regarding National, International, Banking, Science and Technology, Sports, Awards, Books, Summit, India and World Affairs and General Awareness happened in the month of April 2018.

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May 20, 2018

Banking awareness for SBI, IBPS, RBI, SSC, UPSC exams  #25

Banking awareness for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams

Banking awareness for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams
  1. Prompt corrective action is a mechanism that will be forced by the Reserve Bank of India up on banks that shows sign of stress.
  2. GDR = Global depositary receipts.
  3. Global depositary receipt is a bank certificate issued in more than one country for shares in a foreign company.
  4. As per the Reserve Bank of India, ARCs must have the minimum net Corpus of rupees hundred crore by 2019.
  5. The minimum capital required for small finance bank is hundred crores.
  6. The minimum compensation offered under the banking ombudsman scheme is rupees 20 lacs.
  7. Cheque truncation system is a cheque clearing system undertaken by the Reserve Bank of India for faster clearing of cheques in 2010.
  8. The international Finance Corporation is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory and Asset Management services to encourage private sector development in developing countries.
  9. The Government of India has changed CII base year from 1981 to 2001.
  10. Cash reserve ratio is the percentage of cash deposits that banks need to keep with the Reserve Bank of India on a fourth nightly basis.
  11. The headquarters of SIDBI is located at Lucknow.
  12. Payment banks are not permitted to issue loans and credit cards.
  13. The non Banking Finance Companies are allowed to accept or renew public deposits for a minimum period of 12 months and the maximum period of 60 months.
  14. The head office of Standard Chartered Bank is located in London, UK.
  15. Using SBI mingle, the bank customers can do a host of banking services on Facebook or Twitter accounts at their own convenience.

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May 6th 2018 - current affairs for SBI, RBI, SSC exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, SSC CGL and UPSC exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, SSC CGL and UPSC exams
  1. Korean unification flag was signed by members of the joint Korean women's table tennis team at the world team table tennis Championship.
  2. Border roads organisation which was established in 1960 will celebrate its 58 raising day on May 7th to mark the glorious services to the nation.
  3. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has broke his own record by clearing a distance of 87.43 m to finish fourth at the Diamond league series.
  4. NASA has blasted of its latest Mars Lander, insight, designed to study the deep interior of the planet Mars which aims to expand human knowledge of interior conditions on Mars.
  5. As per TRA's brand trust report 2018, Patanjali, which was established in 2006, has left Behind brands like HUL and ITC to emerge as most trusted brand in the fmgc sector.
  6. According to a Harvard University report, India topped the list of the fastest growing economies in the world for the coming decade, projected to grow at 7. 9% annually ahead of China and USA.
  7. The researchers at Harvard University found India to be the best on complexity opportunity index, which measures how easy it is to be deployed existing know how to enter new complex products.
  8. A restored Dakota aircraft, which was popularly known as Gooney Bird has joined the Indian Air Force more than 4 decades after the flight was phased out following the illustrious service record.
  9. The Dakota aircraft was the first major transport aircraft inducted in the Indian Air Force. Restored Dakota is rechristened as Parasuram, will join vintage fly of one each of Tiger moth and Howard raised at Hindan Air Force Station.
  10. The Punjab government along with WWF-India are conducting the first organised Census of Indus dolphins, which is the national mammal of Pakistan and also one of the world's rarest mammals, which are found only in India and Pakistan.
  11. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will now be celebrated every alternate year and a series of sessions will be held before the event to increase the interest of Indians living within and outside the country. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in Varanasi in January 2019.
  12. Vice president M venkaiah Naidu has left for a 5 day visit to South America's Guatemala, Peru and Panama, which will be the vice president first Overseas visit after assuming the office.
  13. Israel has withdrawn from the race against Germany and Belgium for two seats on United Nations Security Council in 2019-20.
  14. The five permanent members on the United Nation Security Council are Britain, China, France, Russia and USA.
  15. BJP MP Anurag Thakur and cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar has launched star Khel MahaKumbh at the dharmashala in Himachal Pradesh to attract participation of at least 100000 Youth from among 5000 villages and 800 panchayats.
  16. The president of the Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao has noted that India's growth in 2018 would pick up to 7.3% and also India will remain the fastest growing Asian nation with 7.6% growth in 2019-20.
  17. China launched a new communication satellite APSTAR - 6c at the southwestern xichang satellite launch centre, which will provide TV transmission, communication, internet and multimedia services to customers across the Asia Pacific region.
  18. Polling has began across Lebanon, Where voters are going to elect their Parliament for the first time in 9 years, as the Parliament extended its term twice since 2009 due to instability in neighbouring Syria.
  19. Britain's Royal Navy has taken the delivery of its first unmanned autonomous minesweeping system, which will restore the royal Navy's sweep capability, enabling it to tackle Modern Digital mines.
  20. Delhi will host 6 day long festival of Bharath between may 9th and may 14th as a 21st century tribute to the Majesty and depth of India Civilization which will be held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the arts in New Delhi.
  21. India has requested Asian Development Bank to expand its sovereign and non sovereign operations in the country by providing financial assistance worth 4 billion dollars a year.
  22. Government has set up a central body, national water Informatics Centre to maintain a comprehensive water resources data which will be a single window source of updated data on water resources in India.
  23. Veteran marathi singer Arun date who was the first recipient of the state governments Gajananrav Vatave Puraskar has passed away.
  24. North Korea has changed its time zone to match the south after last week's inter Korean Summit.
  25. XII informal meeting of SAARC finance ministers was held in Manila, the capital of Philippines on the sidelines of the 51st Annual meeting of Asian Development Bank.
  26. IAAF will scrap morning sessions at the 2019 world athletics championships in Doha, as well as introducing a mixed 4 X 400 m relay and midnight marathon.
  27. Sikkim is set to join the aviation network of the country, with the Pakyong airport in Gangtok, obtaining licence to start commercial operation.

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May 19, 2018

May 5, 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI, SSC and UPSC exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, SBI clerk RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civils exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, SBI clerk RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civils exams
  1. Human resource development ministry has launched a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 1.5 million higher education faculty using the massive open online courses platform Swayam.
  2. Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh launched 'go to village mission' throughout the state in 60 villages of all the 60 assembly constituencies, which is aimed at identifying the edible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the stage and delivering government services at their door step.
  3. The fourth regional conference on futuristic, resilient and digital infrastructure organised by the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the confederation of Indian industry, and Research and information system for developing countries concluded in Bengaluru.
  4. Niti Aayog and IBM have signed a statement of intent to develop a crop yielding prediction model using artificial intelligence to provide real time advisory to format in aspirational districts. The first phase of the project will focus on developing the model for 10 aspirational districts across the state of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
  5. The 11th executive committee meeting for National mission for Clean Ganga recently approved the project encompassing the use of geographic information system technology for Namami Gange programme with the total budget of rupees 86.84 crore. For this purpose the national mission for Clean Ganga has tied up with the survey of India.
  6. The 12th informal meeting of SAARC finance ministers was held in Manila, Philippines on the sidelines of the 51st Annual meeting of Asian Development Bank.
  7. Vice president M venkaiah Naidu is on a 5 day visit to South America, Guatemala, Peru and Panama. Trade and investments are expected to be mainly discussed during the visit.
  8. Us state california's economy has surpassed that of the UK to become the world's 5th largest, according to new Federal data released. With a GDP of 2.7 trillion dollars, California is now only behind the US, China, Japan and Germany.
  9. Swedish Academy has decided to postpone the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, with the intention of awarding it in 2019, in the wake of Asexual and financial scandal. This is for the first time Since 1949.
  10. The ministry of women and child development organised a day long National Conference on Beti Bachao beti padhao held in New Delhi in which 244 districts are selected.
  11. An exhibition called India and the world: A history in nine stories will be inaugurated at the national Museum Auditorium, New Delhi by Dr Mahesh Sharma, minister of state for culture and minister of state for environment, forest and climate change.
  12. The GST council in its 27th meeting decided on a new, simplified method of filing GST returns, based on the recommendations of the group of ministers on it simplification.
  13. NASA has developed a new kind of reactor to be used for space exploration missions which is Kilo power project, it works to build a kind of technology that could be used for an affordable fission nuclear power system so astronauts can have longer trips to planets.
  14. The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks authorised to deal in foreign exchange to share data with the Directorate of revenue intelligence.
  15. A new snake named Bhupathy's shieldtail is found in Western Ghats. It is currently observed only in the forests of anaikatty hills in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district, has been named Uropeltis bhupathyi.
  16. SEBI has proposed to reduce the short time period for price band announcement to 2 working days from current 5 days at the time of initial public offerings. These were based on the suggestions made by the SEBI primary market advisor committee.
  17. The trip between Singapore and the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur is the world's busiest International Air route according to the study by air travel intelligence film OAG.
  18. Tapanuli orangutan the rarest ape species on the planet is close to extinction because of the Mega projects, deforestation, Road building and poaching.
  19. The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it would buy rupees 10000 crore of Government Bonds through open market operation.
  20. India and Sri Lanka have agreed on cooperation on exchange of Information and other aspects to tackle smuggling of drugs in both the countries.
  21. State - run Power Grid Corporation of India pgcil has signed a pact with the ministry of power to incur capital expenditure of rupees 25000 crores in the current fiscal.
  22. To promote gender equality, chhattisgarh government has decided to recruit transgender in the police force. With this Chhattisgarh became the first state to recruit transgenders for police while Tamil Nadu is the first state to hire India's first transgender police officer.
  23. In 2014, Supreme Court declared transgender person as the third gender and rule that they have equal privilege over fundamental rights.
  24. Markets regulator SEBI allowed stock exchanges to extend trading in equity derivatives by over 8.5 hours to bring the timings in line with commodity market.
  25. Google India has partnered with Andhra Pradesh state fibernet limited to setup Wi-Fi stations in all the Grama panchayats of the state.
  26. The GST Council approved a proposal to make the GST network a government body.

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May 18, 2018

General awareness for SSC CGL exam #15

General awareness for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, MTS and SO exams

General awareness for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, MTS and SO exams
  1. Postal voting is otherwise known as proxy voting.
  2. Stability of the government is assured in a presidential form of government.
  3. The writ against a general topic comes into the category of public litigation petition before High Court or Supreme Court.
  4. In the Indian constitution, the vacancy in the office of the President of India shall be filled within 6 months.
  5. In Indian Republic, the real executive authority rests with the Council of Ministers.
  6. Governance through Trade union organisations is known as syndicalism.
  7. Parliamentary form of Government is also known as responsible government.
  8. The minimum age of the member of Rajya Sabha is 30 years.
  9. India is considered as a Republic mainly because the head of the state is elected.
  10. The common feature among Supreme Court, Election Commission, UPSC, office of CAG is - they are all constitutional bodies.
  11. One third of the members of state legislative council are elected by the Assembly.
  12. In the 13th Lok Sabha elections in Haryana, the ruling Alliance won all the seats.
  13. Vice president is not appointed by the president of India.
  14. Within a period of 1 month of proclamation of National Emergency made by the president, it is to be placed before each house of the Parliament for approval.
  15. The exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic when the constitution was brought into force with effect from 26th January 1950 was a sovereign democratic republic.
  16. Fabianism is closely related to democratic socialism.
  17. A federal structure for India was put forward by the Act of 1935.
  18. A writ issued by the supreme court or the high court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing is- writ of mandamus.
  19. In case of a disagreement between the two houses of Parliament over a non money bill, the president may call a joint sitting of both the houses to consider it.
  20. A money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha is Deemed to have been passed by the rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the upper house within 14 days.

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May 17, 2018

Seating arrangement #4: Reasoning ability for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI exams

Reasoning ability for SBI PO, IBPS PO SSC CGL and rBI grade B exams

Reasoning ability for SBI PO, IBPS PO SSC CGL and rBI grade B exams

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.


8 friends Amit, Chandan, Deepak, Gaurav, Harsha, Kunal, Rohit and Manish went to a restaurant. At the restaurant all of them sit around a circular table. All the 8 friends are facing towards the centre. Each one of them orders exactly one ice cream among chocolate, Vennila, strawberry, coconut and grape. It is not that each type of ice cream was ordered by at least one person. The price of this ice cream is 25, 45, 65, 75 and 85 not necessarily in the same order. Further it is known that,

  • No two persons who ordered the same flavour of ice cream were sitting together and the Ice creams ordered by any pair of people sitting adjacent to each other diferred by not more than 20.
  • Harsha ordered strawberry and he was sitting two places to the left of the person who paid rupees 25. Deepak Ordered vineela and he paid 10 rupees more than what Chandan paid.
  • Mount paid by Gaurav, Harsha and lohita was 10 more than the total amount paid by all the people who ordered Vennila and coconut.
  • Kunal paid more than 65 and he was the only person who ordered chocolate and Gaurav was sitting two places to the left of Amit.
  • Grape was price that 45 but it was not ordered by Gaurav or Manish.

Questions

  1. Which ice cream was ordered by the person who was sitting to the immediate right of Gaurav?
    1. Strawberry
    2. Grapes
    3. Vennila
    4. Chocolate
    5. Cannot be determined
  2. Who among the following ordered vineela?
    1. Manish
    2. Gaurav
    3. Chandan
    4. Amit
    5. More than one of the above
  3. Who among the following is sitting opposite to the person who ordered coconut flavoured ice cream?
    1. Harsha
    2. Chandan
    3. Deepak
    4. Kunal
    5. Cannot be determined
  4. What is the total amount spent by all the 8 friends together?
    1. 520
    2. 500
    3. 480
    4. 460
    5. 450
  5. How many People are sitting between Chandan and Harsha?
    1. 3
    2. 5
    3. 1
    4. 2
    5. Either 5 or 1


Answers

  1. Strawberry
  2. Gaurav
  3. Kunal
  4. 480
  5. 3

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Vocabulary for SBI, RBI, IBPS and SSC exams #36

English vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO and SSC CGL exams

English vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO and SSC CGL exams
A Fabricated controversy
= invent information to deceive people, counterfeit, forge, falsify, make up a story

BJP encouraged hooliganism by hindutva goans in the university campuses.
= disorder, disturbance of peace, rowdiness

Sangh Parivar members barged into the University Campus
= rush into in a rough and rude way, blow up, break, explode, gush forth

Muhammad Ali Jinnah culpability in British India partition
= responsibility, fault, accountability, blameworthiness

Pakistan continue to use Jinnah for their National hagiographies.
= the writing and critical study of the lives of the saints
India is still using Mohammad Ali Jinnah for its National demonologies
= study of Demons or of beliefs about Demons

The repeated fiascos are symptomatic of the failure of BJP
= a complete failure, catastrophic, disaster, error, screw up

The two Nation theory was first propounded by Vinayak Damodar
= to put forward for consideration, propose, advice, introduced, recommend

The speech of Mr Trump was list with customary venality
= openness to bribery or corruption, dishonesty, sordidness, vendibility

That is a speech made of vainglory
= empty pomp or show, exhaustive elation or pride over one's own achievements, pride, arrogance

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May 14, 2018

May 4, 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI, SSC and UPSC exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, SBI clerk, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exam
May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, SBI clerk, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exam


  1. The cabinet committee on economic affairs has approved proposal to provide financial assistance of rupees 5.50 per quintal of sugar cane crushed in sugar season 2017-18.
  2. May 3rd is celebrated as world press freedom day every year to celebrate fundamental principles of press freedom as well as to evaluate freedom of press around the world. The theme for that year 2018 is keeping power in check : Media, justice and the rule of law.
  3. The vibrant North East 2018, an event in which people would be made aware of Central government schemes and programmes was held in Guwahati, Assam, which was organised by Centre for agriculture and rural development.
  4. Google philanthropic arm google.org has announced 3 million dollars in grants for teacher training and education and content creation in India. Out of this 3 million dollars, 1 million dollars is committed to the teacher app, and 2 million grant and Technical assistance from YouTube to the central square Foundation.
  5. Power Grid Corporation of India has signed a pact with the ministry of power to incur capital expenditure of rupees 25000 crore for the current fiscal.
  6. Global consultant a t kearney releases the foreign direct investment confidence index 2018 in which the United States stood in the first place where as the rank of India in this index is 11.
  7. India is organising a 5 day cultural festival in Egypt to commemorate the 157th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition with the title Rabindranath Tagore: Rhythm in colours will be held in Giza.
  8. Indian pugilist Neeraj goyat has been conferred with the wbcsc boxer of the Year award.
  9. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named the football writers Association footballer of the Year.
  10. The Ministry of Finance, Government of India in collaboration with the confederation of Indian industry and Research and information system for developing countries organised IV regional conference on futuristic, resilient and digital infrastructure in Bengaluru.
  11. Retirement fund body EPFO, which is providing lot of his services to its stakeholders, has announced the introduction of a new service for pensioners through Umang app. The name of the service is view passbook.
  12. Pension Fund and regulatory Development Authority said that the national pension system subscriber will now have the option to partially withdraw funds from their accounts for pursuing higher education or setting up new business.
  13. The Reserve Bank of India asked all listed companies to provide information on foreign portfolio investors investment to depositary before May 15 or else they will be barred from receiving foreign Investments.
  14. Ending the uncertainty in the Punjab and Haryana high court, justice Ajay Kumar Mittal was named acting Chief Justice.
  15. The Central Board of Direct taxes has signed it's 202 unilateral advance pricing agreement which is aimed at promoting governments resolve of non adversarial tax regime.
  16. Former tennis player Mary Pierce has been named The International event ambassador for TCS world 10k 2018 marathon.
  17. Legendary writer MT Vasudevan Nair has been selected for the ONV literary award instituted by the ONV cultural Academy, which carries rupees 3 lacs.
  18. India is doing extremely well on electrification with nearly 85% of the country's population having access to Electricity, according to the World Bank.
  19. Former Chief economic advisor Ashok Lahiri has been appointed as full time member of the 15th finance commission, according to an order issued by the personnel ministry.
  20. The defence planning committee, a new permanent mechanism created last month by the government held its first meeting in New Delhi chaired by the national security advisor Ajit doval.
  21. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra fadnavis launched Maha vedh, a mobile application which provides weather related information to farmers. Mission will provide real time information on temperature, humidity and forecast for 15 days.
  22. The US is looking to reschedule the first two plus two dialogue with India following the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as president Donald trump's new secretary of state.
  23. The 65th National Film Award ceremony was held in New Delhi. Actor Sridevi posthumously won the best actress award for her role in Hindi film mum.
  24. Pakistan has reopened a major trade route with Afghanistan, the Ghulam khan pass after 4 years. Aadhar it is had closed Ghulam Khan border crossing in 2014.
  25. Well known Gandhian, freedom fighter and writer Keyur Bhushan passed away.
  26. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will be sharing and interactive session on act East policy in New Delhi. Chief ministers of 8 Northeastern states were invited to attend this meeting.

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May 12, 2018

Vocabulary for SBI, RBI, SSC and UPSC exams #35

Vocabulary for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams

Vocabulary for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams

Repercussions

⇒ After effect, consequences, result, side effect
eg: The fate of the state election has repercussions nationally.

Wrest

⇒ Take something from someone when it is difficult
eg: For the BJP, a failure to wrest Karnataka will be difficult to ingest.

Shrewd

⇒ Clever, intelligent, cunning
eg: Siddaramaiah has shrewdly and cynically fanned linguistic caste emotions to paint BJP as a pro Hindu party

Embroiled

⇒ Involve in a dispute, cause trouble
eg: Yeddyurappa has been given the cases he was embroiled in.

Ratchet up

Phrasal verb
⇒ Increase by a fixed amount and seems unlikely to decrease again
eg: By ratcheting up tensions with Iran and further isolating venezula, the US has already sent oil prices soaring.

Vituperative

⇒ Full of hate, anger or insults; abusive
eg: The Prime Minister should rethink his propensity to make vituperative comments against opposition leaders.

Solace

⇒ A feeling of comfort that makes you less sad, comfort, peace
eg: The Congress can take some solace from this unusual development.

Belittle

⇒ To portray as less important, criticize, derogate
eg: The Prime Minister took every opportunity to belittle Rahul Gandhi.

Amorphous

⇒ Having no pattern or structure, indeterminate
eg: Mobs are amorphous units that confer anonymity on perpetrators.

Xenophobic

⇒ And reasonably hating anyone or anything foreign or strange
eg: The police say the trigger for the killings could be a rush of xenophobic messages circulating on WhatsApp.

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May 09, 2018

May 3, 2018 - current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B and SSC CGL exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams
  1. Union Cabinet has given its approval for doubling the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana from rupees 7.5 lacs to Rupees 15 lacs.
  2. Union Cabinet approves cadre review and formation of group a service of the technical cadre of petroleum and Safety Organisation.
  3. Cabinet approves accession to the protocol under the World Health Organisation Framework convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. 
  4. Union Cabinet approves mutual recognition agreement between The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
  5. Cabinet committee on economic affairs has approved the proposal for renaming and restructuring of multi sectoral development programme as Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram.
  6. Cabinet committee on economic affairs has given its approval for the umbrella scheme, green revolution - krishonnati Yojana in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period of from 2017-18 to 2019-20.
  7. On 3rd to 5th May, 2018, vibrant Northeast 2018 is held in Guwahati, Assam which is organised by Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development, a New Delhi based NGO.
  8. On 3rd May 2018, the Maharashtra government decided to recommend the declaration of an ordinance to rename the Jalgaon based North Maharashtra University after poetess Bahinabai Chaudhari.
  9. Employees Provident Fund Organisation announce that that new pensioners can avail there pension passbook on mobile phones using Umang app. The service that will be available for pensioners through Umang app is View pension passbook.
  10. Union environment ministry has banned party Poppers, stating that the devices pose a serious threat to human health and environment.
  11. A Task force constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs presented its report on establishing a coalition on disaster resilient infrastructure to the Union Home minister Rajnath Singh. 
  12. IT firm Cognizant has acquired Hedera consulting, Belgium based business advisory and Data Analytics services company.
  13. GroupM, part of wpp group, which is a Global Advertising group, announced that it has appointed Samar Singh as the chief executive officer South Asia operations.
  14. BJP leader Shanti Jiban Chakma will be sworn in as the chief executive member of the chakma autonomous district council in Mizoram.
  15. Mohamed Salah of Liverpool football team has been named the football writers Association footballer of the year for 2017-18.
  16. Fran Kirby of Chelsea team won the inaugural FWA women's footballer of the Year award.
  17. Cricket Australia appointed Justin Langer as the new coach of the Australian National Cricket Team.
  18. India's pugilist Neeraj goyat has been awarded the WBC Asia boxer of the Year award.
  19. India fell to the second position in the ICC ODI team rankings with England reaching the number one position as per the ICC ODI rankings released on 2nd may 2018.
  20. Malayalam detective novelist Kottayam pushpanath passed away in Kottayam, Kerala. 
  21. On 3rd May 2018, World Press freedom day was celebrated all over the world. Theme for the world press Freedom Day 2018 is: Keeping power in check; media, justice and the rule of law.
  22. World tuna day was celebrated on 2nd may 2018 throughout the world. Theme of 2018 World tuna day was: Smart tuna - smart ocean.
  23. India has surpassed France to become one of the world's 5 largest military spenders, according to the Swedish arms Watchdog Stockholm international peace Research Institute report.
  24. The controversial UK marketing analytics firm Cambridge analytica, which has been at the heart of the Facebook date of candle, has announced to cease all its operations immediately and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States.
  25. ICICI banks board has appointed Radhakrishnan nair as an additional independent director of the bank for 5 years.
  26. Subhash Chandra kuntia who was a former Karnataka chief secretary, has been appointed as chairman of insurance regulatory and Development Authority of India. 
  27. Ravinder Sharma fondly called Guruji the founder of Adilabad Kala Ashram died at the age of 65 years.

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May 07, 2018

May 2, 2018 - current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B, SSC CGL, UPSC exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams

May 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC civil services exams
  1. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in the city of Varanasi in January 2019 with the Indian diaspora having an option to participate in Kumbh snan and attend the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.
  2. Telecom Commission approved a proposal for allowing people to make phone calls and use internet services in domestic and international flights in India.
  3. Suresh Prabhu is the Cabinet Minister of Civil Aviation.
  4. Government has released the draught of the new telecom policy name the National Digital Communications policy, 2018, which AIMS at creating 40 Lakh new jobs by 2022, attracting hundred million US dollars investment in the sector and ensuring broadband coverage at 50 MBPS for every citizen.
  5. The Union Cabinet has given the approval to accede to the protocol under World Health Organisation Framework convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
  6. The minister of Commerce and industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, attended India South Africa business summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, who highlighted the historical relations between India and swaziland, both won and listen to and pleasure to take the economic partnership forward.
  7. The Dominican Republic and china had established diplomatic relations as the Caribbean country becomes the latest nation to dump Taiwan in the face of business' growing influence.
  8. The bilateral trade between India and China through Nathula border has resumed. The announcement in this regard was made by the General Secretary of the Indo China border trade and welfare Association, Tenzing Tsepal.
  9. The World Health Organisation Global urban ambient air pollution database ranked Kanpur has the most polluted City among 4300 world cities which were monitored for their air pollution levels in the year 2016.
  10. As per the data released by the World Health Organisation, 14 Indian cities figure in the list of World's 20 most polluted cities in terms of particulate matter pm 2.5 levels in 2016.
  11. Mr Sitanshu Ranjan kar took over as the 27th principal spokesperson of the Government of India and director general of Press Information Bureau in New Delhi.
  12. Legendary singer Asha Bhosle was honoured with 26th PC Chandra Puraskar for her contribution in the field of Indian music.
  13. Department of Telecom uploaded the draft of national Digital Communications policy 2018 on its website for public consultations. The policy recognise The spectrum as a key natural resource which is to be utilised for attaining India socio-economic goals.
  14. President Ram Nath kovind presided over the first meeting of the national committee setup for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 2019. It is a 114 member committee, for which rupees 150 crore have been allocated under Union budget 2018.
  15. National disaster Management authority is conducting it Uday National workshop on data requirements for disaster risk reduction database in New Delhi on 2nd and 3rd May 2018.
  16. Maharashtra became the first state of India to provide digitally signed Land Record receipts which are also known as 7/12 receipts.
  17. In order to undertake and exercise to assess the state on key areas of interventions that are relevant to a healthy startup ecosystem, Haryana state government has decided to adopt startup ranking Framework issued by department of industrial policy and promotion.
  18. Committee on economic affairs approved upgradation and expansion of airport infrastructure at Lucknow, Chennai and Guwahati airport with the total cost of over rupees 5000 crore.
  19. The government held Kisan Kalyan karyashala at the block level all over India, which are a part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan initiative.
  20. The Union Cabinet shared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana beyond 12th Five Year Plan for a period of 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the cost of rupees 14832 crores.
  21. The Stockholm international peace Research Institute released a report, according to which India joined the United States and China as one of the world's 5 biggest military spender.
  22. In a bid to cartel money laundering, securities and exchange Board of India has unveiled with detailed Framework for Risk based know your client documentation of foreign portfolio investors.
  23. As per the data released by the union commerce and industry ministry, core sector growth slow down to 4.1% in March 2018. Core Industries include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilizers, Steel, cement and electricity.
  24. President Ram Nath kovind handed over the visitor's award for research in basic and applied science, Humanities, arts and social science.
  25. Adarsh Credit Bank best cooperative society on digital platform award in the bfsi leadership awards 2018 held at Hotel Eros in New Delhi.
  26. Appointments committee of the cabinet has approved Subhash Chandra khuntia appointment as chairman of insurance regulatory and Development Authority of India.
  27. ICICI Bank board appointed Radhakrishnan Nair as an additional independent director of ICICI bank for 5 years.
  28. Blue origin, a US Aerospace company, launched the suborbital new Shepherd rocket and space capsule from the blue Origins West Texas launch site.
  29. World asthma day is observed every year on the first Tuesday of may. It is organised by the Global initiative for asthma. The theme of World asthma day 2018 is: Never too early, never too late. Is always the right time to address Airways disease.

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Synonyms for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC CSAT exams

Synonyms for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SSC CGL and UPSC CSAT exams

Find the word similar in meaning to the given head word.

  1. Indelible
    1. Destructible
    2. Erasable
    3. Memorable
    4. Impermanent
  2. Nadir
    1. Climax
    2. Rock bottom
    3. Zenith
    4. Acme
  3. Annals
    1. History
    2. Chronicles
    3. Records
    4. All of these
  4. Abject
    1. Proud
    2. Lamentable
    3. Atrocious
    4. Both 2 and 3
  5. Despicable
    1. Abominable
    2. Admirable
    3. Noble
    4. None of these
  6. Callous
    1. Compassionate
    2. Kind
    3. Indurate
    4. All of these
  7. Hapless
    1. Unfortunate
    2. Forlorn
    3. Jinxed
    4. All the above
  8. Commensurate
    1. Disproportionate
    2. Inordinate
    3. Excessive
    4. Equivalent
  9. Travail
    1. Struggle
    2. Hardship
    3. Endeavour
    4. All the above
  10. Resentment
    1. Acrimony
    2. Contentment
    3. Happiness
    4. None of these
  11. Embroil
    1. Involve
    2. Entangle
    3. Both 1 and 2
    4. None of these
  12. Arduous
    1. Effortless
    2. Onerous
    3. Easy
    4. Amenable
  13. Estrangement
    1. Unity
    2. Reconciliation
    3. Divorce
    4. Pacification

Answers

  1. Memorable
  2. Rock bottom
  3. All the above
  4. Both 2 and 3
  5. Abominable
  6. Indurate
  7. All the above
  8. Equivalent
  9. All the above
  10. Acrimony
  11. Both 1 and 2
  12. Onerous
  13. Divorce

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May 06, 2018

May 1, 2018 - current affairs for RBI, SBI and SSC CGL exams

1 May 2018 current affairs for RBI grade B officers, SBI PO and SSC CGL 2018 exams

1 May 2018 current affairs for RBI grade B officers, SBI PO and SSC CGL 2018 exams
  1. The Indian government has launched a pilot scheme for procurement of aggregate power of 2500 megawatt on the competitive basis for 3 years and their medium term from Commission power plants without power purchase agreements.
  2. Union Minister for drinking water and sanitation, Uma Bharti, launched the gobar (galvanizing organic bio Agro resources) dhan scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute Auditorium, Karnal, Haryana.
  3. IX India Japan energy dialogue was held in New Delhi, in which both the countries agreed to work together for energy security, energy access and climate change issues.
  4. Yeah he is ranked joint 16 the list of doping violations with 69 cases, according to world anti doping agency report for samples collected in 2016.
  5. Yeah has been projected to be the second fastest growing country in the world for a passenger traffic as per the airports Council International.
  6. Maharashtra state will get a new airport at ParuleChipi in Sindhudurg district, which is expected to be functional by 2018, singh is being constructed under the agencies of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation by IRB Sindhudurg airport Private Limited.
  7. 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from 21st to 23rd January 2019, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mauritian counterpart pravind jugnauth, with the theme of role of Indian diaspora in building a new India.
  8. In March 2018, International solar Alliance had set up a transport which would be responsible for creating ecosystems for startups in Solar innovations by enabling incubation, partnerships and access to finance. It will be shared by softbank group Corp Chairman and CEO masayoshi son.
  9. 20000 troops of Indian Army South Western Command are participating in the ongoing Vijay Prahar exercise near Suratgarh in Rajasthan, jaggu is to find June jointmanship between troops of Indian Army and Indian Air Force and have maximizing the impact of the joint operations.
  10. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ramana Singh and Union Minister of state for Railways Ranjangaon flagged of them to their Express which began it service from Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
  11. Ask the data released by the union Ministry of Finance, the total gross goods and service tax revenue collected in the month of April 2018 supported the Rupee 1 lakh crore mark and stood at rupees 103458 crore.
  12. Chandra group conferred PC Chandra Puraskar 2018 to singer Asha Bhosale on the occasion of celebrating their 26 year of honouring Excellency.
  13. Indian information services officer sitangshu ranjan kar took over as the Director General of Press Information Bureau.
  14. WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum has announced his exit from WhatsApp.
  15. NASA will be launching inside, the first ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars, which will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force base in California, US abroad a United launch Alliance altus 5 rocket.
  16. Formula One motorist Lewis Hamilton has won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018 in Baku the capital of Azerbaijan.
  17. From 27th April to 1st May 2018, the Indian blind Football Federation conducted the 3rd edition of all India invitational blind football tournament in Kochi, Kerala.
  18. Indian Shooter Shahzar Rizvi name the world number one shooter in the 10m air pistol category after having won a silver medal at the recently concluded shooting world cup in South Korea.
  19. International Labour Day celebrated across the world on 1st May and the 2018 Labour Day theme is uniting workers for social and economic advancement.
  20. The international Buddhist conference 2018 concluded in Lumbini, Nepal, birthplace of Gautam Buddha, more than 20 countries including India attended the conference.
  21. India and Pakistan will be part of MIT National counterterrorism size in Russia under the framework of Shanghai cooperation Organisation in September 2018, which will be held in the ural mountains of Russia.
  22. Hockey India has appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of India mens team.
  23. India CA Bhavani Devi won silver medal in sabre event of the Tournoi World Cup satellite fencing Championship in reykjavik, Iceland.
  24. On 1st May 2018, former finance minister of West Bengal Ashok Mitra passed away after suffering from respiratory problems in Kolkata.
  25. Former all India Football Federation secretary p p Lakshmanan died in Kerala.
  26. On 1st May 2018, Gujarat and Maharashtra celebrated their statehood day.

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May 05, 2018

Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CGL 2018 notification.

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination 2018 notification released


Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CGL 2018 notification.

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination 2008 notification released

Dates:


  • Last date to apply- 4th June 2018
  • Tier 1 examination - 25th July to 28 August 2018
  • The dates of the Tier 2 and tier 3 and tier 4 exams is not yet notified.

Scheme of the examination:

Tier 1 and Tier 2 are Computer Based examinations. While tier 3 is a pen and paper exam that is descriptive paper entire for his computer proficiency test / skill test / verification of documents.

Scheme of the Tier 1 examination:


  1. General Intelligence and reasoning - 25 questions - 50 marks
  2. General awareness - 25 questions - 50 marks
  3. Quantitative aptitude - 25 questions - 50 marks
  4. English comprehension - 25 questions - 50 marks

The time allowed for Tier 1 examination is 60 minutes. There will be no sectional timing.


Scheme of the Tier 2 examination:


  1. Paper 1: Quantitative abilities - 100 questions - 200 marks
  2. Paper 2: English language and comprehension - 200 questions - 200 marks
  3. Paper 3: Statistics - 100 questions - 200 marks
  4. Paper 4: General studies( finance and economics) - 100 questions - 200 marks

In Tier 2 examination each paper will be given 120 minutes.

Negative marking:


  1. Tier 1: 0.50 marks for each wrong answer
  2. Tier 2:
    1. Paper 2: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
    2. Paper 1, Paper 3 and paper 4: 0.50 marks for each wrong answer

In Tier 2 paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory for all the post. Paper 3 will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of junior Statistical Officer. And paper 4 will be for only those candidates who applied for the post of assistant audit officer / assistant Accounts Officer.

Scheme of tier 3 examination:

Tier 3: Pen and paper mode- descriptive paper in English or Hindi - hundred marks - 60 minutes
It includes writing of essay / precis / letter / application

Syllabus of Tier 1 examination

General Intelligence and reasoning:

  • Analogy
  • Semantic analogy
  • Symbolic / number analogy
  • Figure analogy
  • Classification
  • Semantic classification
  • Symbolic / number classification
  • Figure classification
  • Series
  • Semantic series
  • Number series
  • Figure series
  • Problem solving
  • Word building
  • Coding and decoding
  • Numerical operations
  • Symbolic operations
  • Trends
  • Space orientation
  • Space visualisation
  • Venn diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole / pattern folding and unfolding
  • Figure pattern - folding and completion
  • Indexing
  • Address matching
  • Date and city matching
  • Classification of centre codes / roll numbers
  • Small and capital letters / number coding
  • Decoding and classification
  • Embedded figures
  • Critical thinking
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Social intelligence

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  • Current affairs
  • History and culture
  • Geography
  • Economic scene
  • General policy
  • Scientific research

Quantitative aptitude:

  • Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers
  • Percentages
  • Ratios and proportions
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Partnership business
  • Mixture and alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work
  • Basic algebra
  • Elementary surds
  • Graphs of linear equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords
  • Tangents
  • Angle subtended by chords of a circle
  • Tangents to two or more circles
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Regular polygons
  • Circle
  • Right prism
  • Right circular cone
  • Right circular cylinder
  • Sphere
  • Hemisphere
  • Rectangular parallelepiped
  • Regular right pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio
  • Degree and Radian measures
  • Standard identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and distances
  • Histogram
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar diagram
  • Pie chart

English Language and Comprehension:

  • Error detection
  • Reading comprehension
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Jumbled sentences
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Correction of sentences
  • Fill in the blanks

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General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam 2018

General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam

General awareness for RBI grade B officers exam 2018

  1. Where was the 8 Summit of the Americas held in the April 2018?
    1. Havana, Cuba
    2. Lima, Peru
    3. Quinto, Ecuador
    4. Managua, Nicaragua
    5. Bogota, Colombia
  2. What is the India's rank in the Global entrepreneurship index of 2018?
    1. Hundred
    2. 89
    3. 68
    4. 73
    5. 78
  3. William Gass, and American novelist passed away in December 2017. He was the author of-
    1. The last Nazi
    2. The Hungarian
    3. The tunnel
    4. Trading lives
    5. None of these
  4. Which country's parliament voted describe presidential age limit in December 2017?
    1. Kenya
    2. Zambia
    3. Uganda
    4. Zimbabwe
    5. None of these
  5. Which country has signed an agreement to build a nuclear power plant in Sudan?
    1. Spain
    2. Mexico
    3. USA
    4. Russia
    5. Argentina
  6. India's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games on April 15, 2018?
    1. PV Sindhu
    2. Saina Nehwal
    3. Mary Kom
    4. Manika Batra
    5. Vinesh Phogat
  7. Identify the mismatch repair: Country - president
    1. Brazil - michel temer
    2. Argentina- mauricio macri
    3. Columbia - Juan Manuel santos
    4. Mexico - enrique pena nieto
    5. Chile - michelle bachelet
  8. The kids rights Foundation is an international organisation that is based in which of the following cities?
    1. Geneva, Switzerland
    2. Paris, France
    3. London, UK
    4. Amsterdam, Netherlands
    5. None of these
  9. Russia has announced plans to expand its novel facility in Tartus, a city in -
    1. Iran
    2. Turkey
    3. Iraq
    4. Israel
    5. Syria
  10. The World Health Organisation declared which of the following is a polio free country in December 2017?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Gaben
    4. Somalia
    5. None of these
  11. Who became the new president of Cuba on April 19, 2018?
    1. Ramiro Valdes Menendez
    2. Miguel Diaz - Canel
    3. Salvador Valdes Mesa
    4. Jose Ramon Machado
    5. Salvador Pardo Cruz
  12. The United Nations declared which of the following days as the international translation day?
    1. September 30
    2. October 30
    3. November 30
    4. December 30
    5. None of these
  13. Where is the centre for DNA fingerprinting and Diagnostics located?
    1. Pune
    2. Hyderabad
    3. Lucknow
    4. Mumbai
    5. Kanpur
  14. Futsal is a variant of football. What is the number of players in a futsal team?
    1. 6
    2. 7
    3. 11
    4. 5
    5. 9
  15. G5 Sahil is a security alliance in West Africa. It is headquartered in which of the following countries?
    1. Burkina faso
    2. Chad
    3. Mali
    4. Mauritania 
    5. Niger
  16. Who was sworn in as the new President of Peru on March 23rd 2018?
    1. Kenzie fujimori
    2. Mercedes araoz
    3. Fernando zavala
    4. Martin Vizcarra
    5. Ollanta Humala
  17. Salil Parekh took over as the CEO and MD of which of the following IT companies in January 2018?
    1. TCS
    2. Infosys
    3. Wipro
    4. HCL
    5. None of these
  18. The world Meteorological organisation is headquartered in which of the following cities?
    1. Geneva
    2. London
    3. Zurich
    4. Vienna
    5. None of these
  19. Which state government will provide an amount of Rupees 1500 per month to each transgender above 18 years of age towards social security pension?
    1. Assam
    2. Odisha
    3. Andhra Pradesh
    4. Uttar Pradesh
    5. Himachal Pradesh
  20. Which Indian cricketer launched the power of sports to shape the future of adolescence campaign in December 2017?
    1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    2. Virat Kohli
    3. Yuvraj Singh
    4. Ravichandran Ashwin
    5. Gautam Gambhir
  21. Which of the following teams won the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament in January 2018?
    1. Delhi
    2. Mumbai
    3. Saurashtra
    4. Vidarbha
    5. Uttar Pradesh
  22. Who was appointed as the chairman of Air India in December 2017?
    1. Rahul Singh
    2. Pradeep Singh kharola
    3. Anand Prakash
    4. Sunil Kumar Chaurasia
    5. None of these
  23. Who among the following is not a Governor of any Indian state?
    1. Najma heptulla
    2. Ganga Prasad
    3. Satyapal Malik
    4. Acharya Dev Vrat
    5. Ajit doval
  24. Who was reappointed as chairman of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati in 2017 December?
    1. Sarvesh Tiwari
    2. Deepak Parekh
    3. A Surya Prakash
    4. Vineet Arora
    5. None of these
  25. Which country became the 42nd member of the wassenaar agreement in December 2017?
    1. China
    2. Pakistan
    3. Iran
    4. Japan
    5. India
  26. Ellie Goulding became United Nations environment Global goodwill ambassador in December 2017. She is a singer and songwriter from-
    1. USA
    2. Canada
    3. Columbia
    4. England
    5. None of these
  27. Mount Hope is grown the highest peak in which of the following countries?
    1. UK
    2. Australia
    3. USA
    4. New Zealand
    5. None of these
  28. Who became the first Indian to win an international medal in skiing in January 2018?
    1. Neha Ahuja
    2. Hiralal
    3. Anchal Thakur
    4. Bahadur Gupta
    5. Himanshu Thakur
  29. World humanitarian day is observed every year on?
    1. December 10
    2. October 24th
    3. August 19
    4. December 3rd
    5. April 22nd
  30. Which city hosted the one planet Summit, a major climate change meeting on December 12 2017?
    1. Lima
    2. Suva
    3. Paris
    4. Madrid
    5. Bonn
  31. Hindi actor Shashi Kapoor died in December 2017. He was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke award for which of the following years?
    1. 2011
    2. 2012
    3. 2013
    4. 2014
    5. 2015
  32. Which of the following became the first country to completely switch off FM radio in December 2017?
    1. Sweden
    2. Finland
    3. Denmark
    4. Norway
    5. Iceland
  33. Which country won the hopman cup tennis tournament in Perth in January 2018?
    1. Switzerland
    2. Germany
    3. USA
    4. France
    5. Spain
  34. Rooppur nuclear power plant is under construction in which of the following countries?
    1. Bangladesh
    2. Nepal
    3. Sri Lanka
    4. India
    5. Myanmar
  35. Where was the second UNESCO World conference on tourism and culture: Fostering sustainable development held in December 2017?
    1. Muscat, Oman
    2. Bangkok, Thailand
    3. Dubai, UAE
    4. Seoul, South Korea
    5. None of these
  36. Is Anand passed away in December 2017. He was the:
    1. Chief Justice of India
    2. Chairman of NHRC
    3. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
    4. Both 1 and 2
    5. All one, two and three
  37. Which Syrian city was made the de facto capital of the Islamic state of Iraq and the levant in 2014?
    1. Afrin
    2. Damascus
    3. Raqqa
    4. Douma
    5. Daraa
  38. Mujib Zardan is the first male cricketer born in the 21st century to play international cricket. He belongs to which of the following countries?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Bangladesh
    4. Ireland
    5. None of these
  39. Mohammed Al Jounde on the international children's peace prize in December 2017. He belongs to which of the following countries?
    1. Pakistan
    2. Jordan
    3. Syria
    4. Iraq
    5. None of these
  40. Which is the largest shareholder in the Asian infrastructure investment bank?
    1. China
    2. India
    3. Russia
    4. Germany
    5. None of these

Answers
  1. Lima, Peru
  2. 68
  3. The tunnel
  4. Uganda
  5. Russia
  6. Mary Kom
  7. Chile - Michelle bachelet
  8. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  9. Syria
  10. Gabon
  11. Miguel Diaz - Canel
  12. September 30
  13. Hyderabad
  14. 5
  15. Mauritania
  16. Martin viscara
  17. Infosys
  18. Geneva
  19. Andhra Pradesh
  20. Yuvraj Singh
  21. Vidarbha
  22. Pradeep Singh kharola
  23. Ajit doval
  24. A Surya Prakash
  25. India
  26. England
  27. UK
  28. Anchal Thakur
  29. August 19
  30. Paris
  31. 2014
  32. Norway
  33. Switzerland
  34. Bangladesh
  35. Muscat, Oman
  36. Both 1 and 2
  37. Raqqa
  38. Afghanistan
  39. Syria
  40. China

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