Question 1: Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs (CBIC)?
Answer: S. Ramesh
Question 2: Who has been appointed as the acting Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
Answer: Arvind Saxena
Question 3: Pappu Karki, the popular Kumaoni folk singer has passed away. He was a native of which state?
Question 4: India’s first-ever national police museum will be established in which city?
Question 5: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is in news for appointing Sharad Kumar as new Vigilance Commissioner. As per which committee’s recommendations, the CVC was set up?
Answer: K. Santhanam committee
Question 6: Which country will host the 45th G7 summit 2019?
Question 7: Which country’s women cricket team has clinched the Asia Cup Twenty-20 tournament 2018?
Question 8: Who has won the men’s singles French Open tennis tournament 2018?
Answer: Rafael Nadal
Question 9: Which country’s football team has won the 2018 Intercontinental Cup football title?
Question 10: Shantaram Laxman Naik, who passed away recently, was the former Congress chief of which state?
Question 11: The Maratha and The Kesri were the two main newspapers started by which of the following people?
Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 12: National emergency arising out of the war, armed rebellion or external aggression is dealt under which of the following articles?
Answer: Article 352
Question 13: Which of the following personalities is considered to be the originator of the Sankhya philosophy?
Answer: Kapil Muni
Question 14: Which of the following personalities from India is the only winner of a Special Oscar in the history of Indian Cinema so far?
Answer: Satyajit Ray
Question 15: Mahatma Gandhi founded which of the following newspapers in 1903 at South Africa?
Answer: Indian Opinion
Question 16: Which of the following was the author of the Arthashastra?
Question 17: The Chauri Chaura incident took place in 1922 and finds prominence in India’s national movement. Can you identify the state in which Chauri Chaura is located?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh
Question 18: Which of the following positions was held by Mr. H.J. Kania for the first time in the history of India?
Answer: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India
Question 19: Who among the following is known as “The Saint of Gutters”?
Answer: Mother Teresa
Question 20: Which of the following is the capital of Ethiopia?
Answer: Addis Ababa
Question 21: Who among the following got the Bharat Ratna award before becoming the president of India?
Answer: W. Giri
Question 22: Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?
Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Question 23: When did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Question 24: Which one of the following glasses is used in bulletproof screens?
Answer: Reinforced glass
Question 25: Which substance is used to retard the setting action of cement?