1. Name the First military exercise between India and Vietnam?
    [A] GCC
    [B] CARICOM
    [C] CEPA
    [D] VINBAX-2018
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     [D] VINBAX-2018
     Explanation:-

     VINBAX-2018 ,The India-Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercisewas conducted at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradeshto carry out training for Peace Keeping Operations under United Nations (UN) mandate.  It is the first military exercise between the two countries and was jointly undertaken between 15 officers each from Indian Army and Vietnam People’s Army. The joint exercise was especially designed to enable and train officers from Vietnam in United Nations Peace Keeping Operations and was based on mutual interaction and experiences amongst both armies and further strengthened cultural and historical ties between them and took bilateral relations forward to greater heights. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  2. Who is the first male tennis player to win 20th grand slam title?
    [A] Roger Federer
    [B] Robert Abdesselam
    [C] Andre Agassi
    [D] Scott Davis
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     [A] Roger Federer
     Explanation:-

     Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final of 2018 and became the first male tennis player to win 20th grand slam title.Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings In majors, Federer has won eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles and one French Open title. He is among the eight men to have captured a career Grand Slam.He has been named the Swiss Sports Personality of the Year a record seven times. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  3. Pakistan and China signed agreements for the development of which Port?
    [A] Gwadar port
    [B] Corfu
    [C] Shenzhen
    [D] Dalian
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     [A] Gwadar port
     Explanation:-

    Gwadar Port,   deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan. The port features prominently in the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan, and is considered to be a link between the ambitious One Belt, One Road and Maritime Silk Road projects.Prime Minister Shahid Abbasi inaugurated the Gwadar Free Zone, with state media describing it as “another milestone” in efforts to transform the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor into reality. Pakistan and China signed six agreements on Monday for the development of Gwadar port as Islamabad formally inaugurated an economic free zone in Balochistan province that will be a key part of a multi-billion dollar transit corridor.Gwadar’s potential to be a deep water sea port was first noted in 1954 and became formally operational on 14 November 2016, was inaugurated by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.  [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  4. Who among the following will get the outstanding Parliamentarian Award?
    [A] Manohar Parrikar
    [B] Shivraj Singh Chauhan
    [C] Ghulam Nabi Azad
    [D] L.K.Advani
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     [C] Ghulam Nabi Azad
     Explanation:-

    Ghulam Nabi Azad  is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare.[4] Presently, he serves as the Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha. He was the Parliamentary Affairs Minister of India in the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.In 27 October 2005 was appointed as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and led the party successfully in the 2002 Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.The Outstanding Parliamentarian Award is an award given by the Indian Parliamentary Group to an outstanding sitting Member of the Indian Parliament for overall contribution in the Indian Parliament. It was instituted in 1992 by Shivraj Patil, who was the Speaker of Lok Sabha from 1991 to 1996
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  5. Name the Water Conservation Scheme launched by the government of India to boost conservation of ground water?
    [A] Rashtriya  Krishi Vikas Yojana
    [B] Atal Bhoojal Yojana
    [C] Krishi Sinchayee Yojana
    [D] Jal Gram Yojana
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     [B] Atal Bhoojal Yojana
     Explanation:-

     The Government of India is going to launch a Water Conservation scheme- Atal Bhoojal Yojana. Under this scheme, ground water will recharge and will provide sufficient water for the use of agriculture purposes because of the shortage of the ground water to a great extent. This scheme will also revive the water bodies like rivers so the level of grond water can be increased especially in the rural areas.The water available in the Ganga River will be used under this scheme “Atal Bhoojal Yojana” to increase the ground.The government has the plan to boost conservation of ground water
    By the implementation of this scheme ground water will recharge consequently increasing the level of ground water. 
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  6. Which Organization has published that India has become the world’s third largest steel producer?
    [A] American Welding Society
    [B] International Organization for Standardization
    [C] World Steel Association
    [D] Illuminating Engineering Society
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     [C] World Steel Association
     Explanation:-

    The World Steel Association has published India as the world’s  third largest steel producer in 2017. It was founded in July 1967 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most steel dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world’s steel production, including over 160 steel producers with 9 of the 10 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry .It is a non-profit organisation and is one of the largest industry associations in world and its members represent approximately 85% of the world’s steel production.  [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  7. Who is considered as the founder of Journalism in India?
    [A] Neeraj Badhwar
    [B] Shereen Bhan
    [C] Mihir Bose
    [D] James Augustus Hicky
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     [D] James Augustus Hicky
     Explanation:-

    James Augustus Hicky was the fighter Journalists is considered as the founder of Journalism in India.  India’s first newspaper the Hicky’s Bengal Gazette’s 238th Anniversary was celebrated by the Journalists and the Social Activists.29 th January is also celebrated as Hicky’s Day to pay tribute to him. Hicky’s Bengal Gazette (Original Calcutta General Advertiser) was an English language weekly newspaper published in Kolkata founded by James Augustus Hicky.The newspaper in its time was strong critic of administration of Governor General Warren Hastings. It was important for its provocative journalism well before its time and its fight for free expression in India. Hicky’s Bengal Gazette was the first newspaper printed in Asia. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  8. Name the Project launched by Himachal Pradesh Government to promote Organic Farming?
    [A] Zero Budget Natural Farming
    [B] Malabar Neem Project
    [C] Poultry Project
    [D] Global Envionment Facility
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     [A] Zero Budget Natural Farming
     Explanation:-

    Zero Budget Natural Farming has been launched by the Himachal Pradesh Government to promote Organic Farming. . The project aims to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers by the year 2022.It is set of natural farming methods where cost of growing and harvesting plants is zero. The word Zero Budget refers to zero net cost of production of all crops. the farmers need not purchase fertilizers and pesticides in order to ensure the healthy growth of crops.It is a farming practice that believes in natural growth of crops without adding any fertilizers and pesticides.  It was launched by Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur.It lowers cost of inputs of farmers and gives better capacity to increase the income. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  9. Which among the following consists of the personal data privacy rules?
    [A] GDPR
    [B] RCS
    [C] SCCS
    [D] CVS
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     [A] GDPR
     Explanation:-

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)The GDPR aims primarily to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal  and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time and rolling out educational videos to help users control who has access to their information as it prepares for the start of a tough new EU data protection law. GDPR enters into force on 25th May marking the biggest overhaul of personal data privacy rules since the birth of the internet.  [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  10. Name the Centre which has been proposed in Delhi for Cybersecurity?
    [A] Akal Security
    [B] Alarm Force
    [C] Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4c)
    [D] Cyber Security 500
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     [C] Cyber Crime Coordination Centre
     Explanation:-

    The Cyber Crime Coordination Centre has been proposed in Delhi for Cyber Security. It is an apex coordination centre to deal with cyber crimes such as financial frauds, circulation of communal and pornographic contents. The Centre will be set up under the newly created Cyber and Information Security (CIS) division of the MHA.The I4C will assist in centralising cyber security investigations, prioritise the development of response tools and bring together private companies to contain the menace. It would coordinate with state governments and union territories, and closely monitor the cyber space and social media with due emphasis on vernacular content. The centre would also block those websites which flout India’s laws and circulate child porn, and communally and racially sensitive content.
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