1.Who will lead India at the 2018 Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy in Muscat?
[A] Manpreet Singh
[B] Rupinder Pal Singh
[C] Somwarpet Vittalacharya Sunil
[D] Harendra Singh
2.The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of which cancer therapy?
3.India’s first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy is to be set up in which city?
4.Who has been appointed the first-ever female major general in the 47 years history of Bangladesh?
[A] Nasreen Jahan
[B] Selina Hossain
[C] Monica Ali
[D] Susane Giti
5.The 17th century ‘Oonth Kadal’ bridge, which is in news recently, is located in which state?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh [D] Jammu & Kashmir
6.Which new initiative has been launched by the Government of India (GoI) to promote use of Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG)?
7.Who has been named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games 2018?
[A] Mehuli Ghosh
[B] Saurabh Chaudhary
[C] Manu Bhaker
[D] Lakshya Sena
8.India’s tallest National flag from the average city elevation has recently installed in which city?
[A] New Delhi
[C] Gandhi Nagar
9.The joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise “IBSAMAR 2018” has kicked off in which country?
[C] South Africa
[D] South Korea
10.Which of the following women physicists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics?
[A] Lisa Randall
[B] Lisa Randall
[C] Donna Strickland
[D] Gabriela Gonzalez
11.Who has been named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Paralympic Asian games 2018?
[A] Devendra Jhajharia
[B] Thangvellu Mariyappan
[C] Amit Kumar Saroha
[D] Girisha Nagarajegowda
12.Which of the following women scientists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
[A] Christiane Volhard
[B] Ada Yonath
[C] Frances H. Arnold
[D] Carol W. Greider
13.Who has been elected as the new President of Iraq?
[D]Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
14.Which of the following cities is the venue of the first-ever General Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
[B] New Delhi
15.The world’s largest dome has recently inaugurated in which country?
16.Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 is held between India and which country? [A] Sri Lanka
[B] South Africa
17.Which gynecologist has been named winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize? [A] Denis Mukwege
[B] Evelyn Varnado
[C] Tara J. Cole
[D] Blanca Duncan
18.Which technology-driven futuristic initiative will be roll out by the Civil Aviation Ministry to make hassle-free air travel for passengers?
[A] BHIM Yatra
[B] Bharat Yatra
[C] Digi Yatra
[D] Aadhaar Yatra
19.India has launched which humanitarian assistance operation to provide assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia?
[A] Operation Trident
[B] Operation Samudra Parakram
[C] Operation Maitri
[D] Operation Samudra Maitri
20.What is the theme of the 4th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF – 2018)?
21.What is the theme of the 2018 World Teachers’ Day (WTD)? [A] Valuing teachers, improving their status
[B] A call for teachers
[C] Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers
[D] The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher
22.India’s first ‘Methanol Cooking Fuel Program’ has launched in which state?
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Jammu & Kashmir
23.The Indo-Japan bilateral maritime exercise “JIMEX 18” has started at which of the following cities?
24.Which Indian sportsperson has won the Girls title in the IBSF WorldUnder-16 Snooker Championships 2018?
[A] M S Jyoti
[B] Anupama Ramachandran
[C] Manasvini Sekar
[D] Keerthana Pandian
25.Who has been adjudged man-of-the-tournament at the 2018 Under-19Asia Cup cricket tournament?
[A] Harsh Tyagi
[B] Ayush Badoni
[C] Prabh Simran Singh [D] Yashasvi Jaiswal
26. Who has become the India’s first judoka to win a medal at the Olympics – junior or senior?
[C]Tababi Devi Thangjam
27. Which of the following have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics?
[A]Damian Roland and Christina Choung
[B]William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
[C]Daniel Kahneman and Richard H. Thaler
[D]Friedrich Hayek and Elinor Ostrom
28. Who is the winner of India’s first Gold Medal at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics?
29. On which date, the 2018 World Post Day (WPD), is observed recently?
30. Who clinched India’s first gold medal at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Para Games?
31.Who is the author of the book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi And His India”?
[A] Shashi Tharoor
[B] Sanjay Baru
[C] Piyush Goyal
[D] Ravi Mantha
32.Which sports personality has been honoured with the Ramineni Foundation’s outstanding person award?
[A] Sakshi Malik
[B] Pullela Gopichand
[C] Dipa Karmakar
[D] P V Sindhu
33.Who has become the first shooter from India to claim a gold at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics?
[A] Manu Bhaker
[B] Tushar Mane
[C] Mehuli Ghosh
[D] Anjum Moudgil
34.Who has been appointed the new Solicitor General of India?
35.Which Indian armed force has launched an innovative mobile health App ‘MedWatch’?
[A] Indian Air Force
[B] Indian Navy
[C] Indian Army
[D] Indian Coast Guard
36.What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of the Girl? [A] With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
[B] Empower Girls: Before, during and after crises
[C] Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls
[D] The Power of Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
37.India’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery will be set up in which state, where ethanol will be produced from rice straw?
38.Which Indian sportsperson has clinched Gold in the 10-metre air pistol event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games?
[A] Anish Bhanwala
[B] Shardul Vihan
[C] Saurabh Chaudhary
[D] Rushiraj Barot
39.Which Indian sportsperson has clinched men’s individual recurve gold at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Para-Games?
[A] Harvinder Singh
[B] Mariyappan Thangavelu
[C] Mohammed Yasser
[D] Monu Ghangas
40.Which state government has decided to set up anti-terrorist force ‘Kavach’?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
41.Who has been chosen as India’s first ‘Miss Trans Queen’? [A] Veena Sendre
[B] Sanya Sood
[C] Nitasha Biswas
[D] Namita Ammu
42.Which of the following musicians has recently won the special lifetime achievement award from the Music Academy?
[A] Lalgudi G Jayaraman
[B] Vikku Vinayakram
[C] Hariprasad Chaurasia
[D] Kamala Lakshminarayanan
43.Which Indian javelin thrower has won silver in the men’s F46 category of the 2018 Asian Para Games?
[A] Devendra Jhajharia
[C] Sundar Singh Gurjar
[D] Sandeep chaudhary
44.Which of the following African countries will host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games?
45.India has recently elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The headquarters of UNHRC is located at ___? [A] Geneva
[C] New York
46.India’s first-ever India-Israel Innovation Centre (IIIC) has launched in which city?
[B] New Delhi
47.What is the theme of the 2018 World Egg Day (WED)?
[A]Eat & Run
[B]Protein for Life
[C]Put an Egg On It
[D]Protein for Good Health
48.Which country’s team has won the 2018 Sultan Johar Cup Junior Hockey? [A] India
[C] New Zealand
49.Which Indian folk artist has won the 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize? [A] Ila Arun
[B] Swaroop Khan
[C] Teejan Bai
[D] Malini Awasthi
50.Who has won the 2018 New Academy Prize in Literature, which is formed in protest to the Nobel Literature Prize?
[A] Haruki Murakami
[B] Maryse Conde
[C] Neil Gaiman [D] Kim Thuy
51.Who has won the 2018 Shanghai Masters Tennis tournament? [A] Roger Federer
[B] Borna Coric
[C] Novak Djokovic
[D] Andy Murray
52.Which noted historian has authored the book “Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior”?
[A] Irfan Habib
[B] Sumit Sarkar
[C] Rima Hooja
[D] Uma Chakravarti
53.Which country to host the 2019 IAAF World Relays?
54.Paul Allen, who passed away recently, co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in which year?
55.Which of the following is the official mascot of 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup?
[C] Gauchito [D] Rhino
56.Who is the author of the book “Half the Night is Gone”, which is shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2018?
[A] Meena Kandasamy.
[B] Nidhi Dugar Kundalia
[C] Amish Tripathi
[D] Amitabha Bagchi
57.Who has won the India’s first medal in athletics at the Youth Olympic Games 2018?
[B] Lakshya Sen
[C] Suraj Panwar
[D] Tababi Devi
58.The ancient city “Prayaga” was renamed as “Allahabad” by which Mughal emperor?
[D] Shah Jahan
59.‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ national campaign has been launched for which purpose?
[A] Safe Food
[B] Healthy Drink
[C] Hygienic Locality
[D] Secure Travelling
60.What is the theme of the 2018 World Food Day (WFD)?
[A]A millennium free from hunger
[B]Our Actions Are Our Future
[C]Break the Cycle of Rural Poverty
[D]Harvesting nature’s diversity
61.Who will lead the Indian delegation at the 12th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit 2018?
[A] Sushma Swaraj
[B] Ram Nath Kovind
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Venkaiah Naidu
62.The festival of Fulpati has recently celebrated in which neighboring country of India?
[C] Sri Lanka
63.What is the theme of the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM-2018)?[A] Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future
[B] Global Partners for Global Challenges
[C] 20 years of ASEM: Partnership for Future
[D] Biodiversity and Cultural Heritage
64.Who has won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction?
65.Who has become the India’s first silver-medalist in archery at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games?
[A] Swapana Kumar
[B] Jeremy Lalrinnunga
[C] Akash Malik [D] Tababi Devi
66.What is the India’s rank in the WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2018?
67.Which of the following G7 countries has officially legalized recreational use of marijuana?
[C] United States
68.Which country has successfully tested world’s largest unmanned transport drone “FH-98”?
69.On which date, the 2018 World Students’ Day (WSD) is observed recently?
[A] October 15
[B] October 16
[C] October 19
[D] October 18
70.Under which article of the Constitution, the President of India can accept resignation of Council of Ministers?
[A] Article 76
[B] Article 73
[C] Article 74 [D] Article 75
71.The first-ever joint military exercise “Dharma Guardian- 2018” will be conducted between India and which country?
[A] South Africa
72.The famous Shahi litchi of which state has recently got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
73.Which cricket statistician has authored the book “Indian Sports: Conversations and Reflections”?
[A] Sanjay Manjrekar
[B] Jatin Sapru
[C] Sushil Doshi
[D] Vijayan Bala
74.Which of the following Indian research organisations has developed an affordable Water Disinfection System “OneerTM”?
75.Which of the following states is set to become the India’s first smoke- free State?
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
76.The first-ever joint maritime exercise will be conducted between ASEAN and which country?
77.Which of the following space agencies have successfully launched an unmanned Bepi Colombo spacecraft to Mercury?
[A] European Space Agency and JAXA
[B] ISRO and NASA
[C] JAXA and NASA
[D] ISRO and European Space Agency
78.Which country to host four nation summit on Syria crisis?
79.Which state has recently celebrated the Kati Bihu festival 2018? [A] Meghalaya
[C] West Bengal
80.Who has won the Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2018?
[A]Thomas D Mangelsen
[C]Marsel van Oosten
81.Which Indian photographer has won the 2018 Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year (Asia) Award for ‘Pipe Owls’?
[A] Rajesh Bedi
[B] Sunjoy Monga
[C] A K Raju
[D] Arshdeep Singh
82.Which Indian-American personality has been honoured with US Presidential award for Combating Human Trafficking?
[A] Minal Patel Davis
[B] Neil Jain
[C] Vivek R Sinha
[D] Jagdeep Rajput
83.In which year, the Azad Hind Government was formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?
84.Which US-based Dalit writer has won the 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize?
[A] Deepak Unnikrishnan
[B] Aanchal Malhotra
[C] Sujatha Gidla
[D] Sanam Maher
85.What is “poly-Oxime”, that was developed recently by Indian researchers and was making news?
[A] A skin gel
[B] A pesticide
[C] A very strong nano-material[D] A coolant
86.Who is the author of the book “Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives”? [A] Arpita Ghosh
[B] Abhijit Mukherjee
[C] Rudrangshu Mukherjee
[D] Sudip Bandyopadhyay
87.Which of the following is the India’s first domestic cruise?
88.Who has been honoured with the 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration?
[A] Fali S. Nariman
[B] Bindeshwar Pathak
[C] D K Srivastava
[D] Ajit Doval
89.Sittwe Port, which is in news recently, is located in which country? [A] Sri Lanka
90.Which of the following cricket teams has won the 2018 Vijay Hazare Trophy?
[C] Bihar [D] Kolkata
91.Japanese biologist Osamu Shimomura, who passed away recently, won the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovery of ____?
[A] Green fluorescent protein
[B] Quasi crystals
[C] Cryo-electron microscopy
[D] Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
92.Which country has officially opened the world’s longest sea-crossingbridge?
93.Who has won the 2018 Cameroonian presidential election?
94.Which Indian personality has been chosen for the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize?
[A] A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
[B] Kailash Satyarthi
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Sonam Wangchuk
95.Which of the following cities is the venue of the 2018 WETEX (Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition)?
[A] New Delhi
[D] New York
96.Which Indian personality has been crowned the Miss Deaf Asia 2018? [A] Deshna Jain
[B] Shree Saini
[C] Anukreethy Vas
[D] Nishtha Dudeja
97.Which Indian scientist will be honoured with the ICFA’s first-everWorld Agriculture Prize?
[A] M. S. Swaminathan
[B] Jayant Narlikar
[C] C. N. R. Rao
[D] Mitali Mukerji
98.The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR 2018) was held in which union territory of India?
[A] Dadra & Nagar Haveli
[C] Daman & Diu
99.‘Druzhba-III’ has started between which of the following countries? [A] India and Afghanistan
[B] Russia and Pakistan
[C] United States and Israel
[D] India and Bangladesh
100.Which of the following is the India’s first engine-less train?
101.Which of the following countries hold their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port project?
[A] Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Iran
[B] Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan
[C] Pakistan, India and Iran
[D] India, Afghanistan and Iran
102.The 73rd Anniversary of which of the following events was observed recently on 2018 United Nations Day (UND)?
[A] Adoption of UN flag
[B] UN Charter coming in force
[C] Establishment of UN Security Council
[D] First Election to UN General Assembly
103.Which city is venue of 5th edition of the Women of India National Organic Festival 2018?
[B] New Delhi
104.Which of the following is the national Coordinating Institute to implement the SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration) programme?
105.Which of the following are correct statements about Virat Kohli?
[A]He is the fastest batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs
[B]His last 1,000 runs came from just 11 innings, which is also a world record
[C]His strike rate at 92.5 is the highest among batsmen with 10,000 runs in one-day format
[D]All are correct
106.India and its which neighboring country have recently signed pacts for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity?
[B] Sri Lanka
107.Under which sea, the world’s oldest known intact shipwreck has been discovered by an international team of maritime archaeologists? [A] Red Sea
[B] Caribbean Sea
[C] South China Sea
[D] Black Sea
108.The political party registered under which section of the Representation of the People Act (RPA) of 1951 shall be eligible to receive the Electoral Bonds?
[A] Section 29A
[B] Section 38A
[C] Section 21A
[D] Section 24A
109.Which Indian player has clinched the 2018 World Billiards Championship title at Leeds in UK?
[A] Subhash Agarwal
[B] Geet Sethi
[C] Sourav Kothari
[D] Pankaj Advani
110.Which Indian woman table tennis player has won silver at Under-21Belgium Open?
[A] Archana Kamath
[B] Ayhika Mukherjee
[C] Moumita Dutta [D] Poulomi Ghatak
111.The researchers of which IIT has launched India’s first indigenously- developed microprocessor?
112.India’s largest Dry Dock will come in which of the following Shipyards?
[A] Mazagon Dock
[B] Cochin Shipyard
[C] Goa Shipyard
[D] Hindustan Shipyard
113.Which state government will organise the 2018 Sangai Festival to boost tourism?
114.Who has won the 2018 Presidential election of Brazil?
[B]Manuela d Avila
115.Which Indian sportsperson has been declared the Best Player of the tournament at the 2018 Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy?
[A] Manpreet Singh
[B] Akashdeep Singh
[C] P. R. Sreejesh [D] Faizal Saari
116.Which of the following states is/are covered under the jurisdiction of Guwahati High Court?
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] All of the above
117.Who has been elected as the new President of Ireland?
[A]Michael D Higgins
118.Which Nobel Prize winner will be honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education?
[A] Nadia Murad
[B] Malala Yousafzai
[C] Kailash Satyarthi
[D] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
119.The world’s largest airport ‘Under One Roof’ has officially opened in which city?
120.The scientists of which Indian organisation has recently developed less polluting firecrackers named – SWAS, SAFAL & STAR?
[C] ISRO [D] BARC