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08 May 2018

Latest General Awareness and Current Affairs Objective Type Questions - 2018

1. Which country is the highest recipient of remittances in 2017, as per World  Bank (WB)'s latest report "Migration 
and Development Brief"? 
1) India 2) China 3) The Philippines  4) Mexico 5) Nigeria 

2. What is the India's rank in World Press  Freedom Index(WPFI) 2018 released  by Reporters Without Borders? 
1) 136th 2) 137th 3) 138th 4) 139th  5) None of these 

3. Pawan Kumar Chamling has become  the India's longest serving Chief  Minister of India, surpassed the record  of former communist Chief Minister of  West Bengal, Late Jyoti Basu. Pawan  Kumar Chamling became the chief 
minister of Sikkim on. 
1) 12th December 1992 
2) 12th December 1993 
3) 12th December 1994 
4) 12th December 1995 
5) None of the above 

4. Who is the recipient of Saraswati  Samman 2017? 
1) Krishna Sobti (Hindi poet) 
2) Sitanshu Yashaschandra (Gujarati poet) 
3) Mamta Kalia (Hindi Poet) 
4) Joy Goswami (Bengali Poet) 
5) None of the above 

5. Who has become the first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC)? 
1) Justice M. Fathima Beevi 
2) Justice Sujata V. Manohar 
3) Justice Ruma Pal 
4) Justice Gyan Sudha Misra 
5) Justice Indu Malhotra 

6. National Panchayati Raj Day is  observed on. 
1) April 21 2) April 23 3) April 24 
4) April 25 5) None of these 

7. The Digambarpur gram panchayat has  recently declared as the India's best  panchayat. It is located in which state? 
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Uttar Pradesh 
3) West Bengal 4) Maharashtra  5) None of these 

8. World's largest arms exporter, according  to a new Stockholm International  Peace Research Institute report? 
1) USA 2) Russia 3) France 
4) Germany 5) None of the above 

9. World's largest arms importer, according to a new Stockholm International Peace Research Institute report? 
1) India 2) Saudi Arabia 3) Egypt 
4) UAE 5) None of the above 

10. Which of the following organization publishes world happiness report? 
1) UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network 
2) United Nations Development Programme 
3) World Economic Forum 
4) International Monetary Fund 
5) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 

11. Which of the following is the first Payments Bank in India? 
1) Airtel Payments Bank 
2) FINO PayTech 3) Paytm 
4) India Post 5) None of the above 

12. Which of the following is the first Small  Finance Bank in India? 
1) Disha Microfin Private Ltd. 
2) Ujjivan Financial Services Private Ltd. 
3) Au Financiers (India) Ltd. 
4) Capital Local Area Bank Ltd. 
5) None of the above 

13. Mahmoud Abu Zeid has won the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. He hails from which 
country? 
1) Iran 2) Iraq 3) Israel 4) Egypt 5) None of these 

14. Which state has been conferred the  Most Film Friendly State Award for  2017 at the 65th National Film Awards? 
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Kerala 3) Gujarat 
4) Uttar Pradesh 5) None of these 

15. Who is the Governor of Goa? 
1) Anandiben Patel 2) Najma Heptulla 
3) Draupadi Murmu 4) Kiran Bedi 
5) Mridula Sinha 

16. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 will be held in. 
1) Bhopal 2) Indore 3) Varanasi 
4) Lucknow 5) None of the above
 
17. International Buddhist Conference (29 and 30 April 2018) was held in... 
1) Lumbini, Nepal 2) Thimphu, Bhutan 
3) Naypyidaw, Myanmar 
4) Colombo, Sri Lanka 5) None of the above 

18. Name the new Chairman of Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India(IRDAI)? 
1) Subhash Chandra Khuntia 
2) Hemant Contractor 3) Ajay Tyagi 
4) Urjit Patel 5) None of these 

19. Indravati National Park is located in which state? 
1) Chhattisgarh 2) Uttarakhand 
3) Jharkhand 4) Telangana 
5) None of these 

20. Which country hosted the Arab League Summit on 15th April 2018? 
1) Saudi Arabia 2) Somalia 3) Algeria 
4) Jordan 5) None of these 

21. The Government of India had acquired 59.73 per cent stake held by RBI in the country's largest bank SBI for Rs 
35,531.33 cr in the year. 
1) 2005 2) 2006 3) 2007 
4) 2008 5) None of these 

22. Goods and Services Tax(GST) collections during financial year 2017-2018 stood at. 
1) Rs 5.19 lakh crore 
2) Rs 6.19 lakh crore 
3) Rs 7.19 lakh crore 
4) Rs 8.19 lakh crore 
5) None of the above 

23. As per World Bank (WB)'s latest report "Migration and Development Brief", India is the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017 with. 
1) $ 67 billion 2) $ 69 billion 
3) $ 71 billion 4) $ 73 billion 
5) None of these 

24. Find the correct statement about Nag missile? 
1) Supersonic Cruise Missile 
2) Light Combat Aircraft 
3) Advanced Light Helicopter 
4) Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher 
5) Anti-Tank Missile 

25. Who is the author book "Why I Am a Hindu"? 
1) Shashi Tharoor 2) Raghuram Rajan 
3) Chetan Bhagat 4) Vikram Seth 
5) None of the above 

26. The Government of India will soon acquire RBI's stake in National Housing Bank (NHB). At present RBI's 
stake in NHB is. 
1) 26% 2) 49% 3) 51% 4) 74% 5) 100% 

27. Who among the following has launched a new political party named "Hamro Sikkim"? 
1) Mary Kom 2) Sunil Chettri 
3) Bhaichung Bhutia  4) Sardara Singh 5) None of these 

28. Who among the following is the author of the book "Revolution"? 
1) Cyril Ramaphosa 2) Joko Widodo 
3) Michel Temer 4) Emmanuel Macron 
5) None of the above 

29. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting(CHOGM) 2018 was held in London, UK. The CHOGM 
2020 will be held in. 
1) South Africa 2) Zimbabwe 3) Rwanda 
4) Nigeria 5) None of these 

30. At present the biggest share holder in World Bank? 
1) UK 2) France 3) USA 
4) Germany 5) Japan 

31. According to the World Bank, the percentage of inactive bank accounts is highest (48 per cent) in which country 
in the world? 
1) China 2) India 3) USA 4) Russia 5) None of these 

32. Who is Jim Yong Kim? 
1) The Secretary General of United Nations 
2) The President of World Bank 
3) The Managing Director of IMF 
4) The Director General of WTO 
5) None of the above 

33. Which country is the World's sixth largest economy, displacing France, according to the database of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook (WEO) released in April 2018? 
1) Russia 2) China 3) India 4) Japan 5) UK 

34. Which city hosted the Global Malaria Summit in April 2018? 
1) New Delhi 2) London 3) Paris 
4) Tokyo 5) None of the above 

35. How many medals won by India in 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia? 
1) 198 2) 136 3) 82 4) 66 5) None of these 

36. Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in. 
1) New Delhi, India 
2) Glasgow, Scotland 
3) Gold Coast, Australia 
4) Birmingham, England 
5) None of the above 

37. The "UTTAM" App was launched by 
1) Ministry of Tourism 
2) Ministry of Finance 
3) Ministry of Coal 
4) Ministry of External Affairs 
5) None of the above 

38. Which country topped the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index for 2018? 
1) USA 2) Canada 3) Germany 
4) UK 5) China 

39. What is the India's rank in the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index for 2018? 
1) 9th 2) 10th 3) 11th 4) 12th 5) None of these 

40. Sunil Mehta is the MD & CEO of . 
1) SBI 2) PNB 3) ICICI Bank 
4) HDFC Bank 5) AXIS Bank 

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