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The National Power Training Institute (NPTI) is located in which city? New Delhi Chennai Dehradun Faridabad Correct Answer: D The National Power Training Institute (NPTI) is a national apex body in India for training and human resources development in the power sector with industry specific technical interface. It is an autonomous body under Ministry of Power, Government of India and...
Anu Kumar has grabbed the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games in 1500 metres. He hails from which state? Uttar Pradesh Jharkhand Uttarakhand Rajasthan Correct Answer: C Anu Kumar of Uttarakhand has grabbed the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games in 1500 metres at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on February 1, 2018. Tamil Nadu athletes...
Which city is hosting the 7th India Energy Congress (IEC) 2018? Jaipur New Delhi Bhopal Shimla Correct Answer: B The 7th edition of India Energy Congress (IEC) 2018 has started in New Delhi with theme “Energy 4.0: Energy Transition Towards 2030” on February 1, 2018. It was organised by World Energy Council (WEC) India and inaugurated byUnion Power and New...
What is the India’s rank in the 2017 EIU Global Democracy Index? 42nd 64th 33rd 21st Correct Answer: A India has been ranked 42nd out of 165 countries at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s annual Global Democracy Index due to rise of conservative religious ideologies and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices. ...
What is the theme of the 2018 World Leprosy Day (WLD)? Zero Child Leprosy Leprosy defeats, Live transform Zero Disabilities in girls and boys To live is to help to live Correct Answer: C The World Leprosy Day (WLD) is observed every year on the last Sunday of January to support those suffering from leprosy and educate those taking care...
Which country has become the world’s largest steel producer in 2017, as per latest report published by World Steel Association (WSA)? Japan India United States China Correct Answer: D China has remained the world’s largest steel producer in 2017 by producing 831.7 million tonnes (MT), according to a latest report published by World Steel Association (WSA). Japan has...
Which union minister has launched 2.8 Peta Flops High Performance Computer (HPC) system ‘Mihir’? Arun Jaitley Suresh Prabhu Harsh Vardhan Nitin Gadkari Correct Answer: C Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences (MoES) , has launched a 2.8 Peta Flops capacity High Performance Computer (HPC) system ‘Mihir’ in Noida to improve India’s weather forecasting. The new HPC facility...
The 2018 Data Privacy Day (DPD) is observed on which date? January 30 January 31 January 29 January 28 Correct Answer: D The Data Privacy Day (DPD) is observed every year on January 28 to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is an effort to empower people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint...
Who has been appointed the new director general of the Sports Authority of India (SAI)? Neelam Kapoor Parag Kishore Nandani Jain Rajiv Saxena Correct Answer: A Neelam Kapoor, a 1982 batch officer of the Indian Information Service (IIS), has been appointed as the new director general of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). At present, she is the Principal Director...
Which state government has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming? Punjab Himachal Pradesh West Bengal Assam Correct Answer: B Jai Ram Thakur, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming. The purpose of the project is to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers...

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