1Name India's latest communication satellite which was successfully launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh?
Explanation: The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. These are useful in satellite-based mobile communication applications.
Explanation: Its overall low ranking, 177 among 18 countries, was linked to poor performance in the environment health policy and deaths due to air pollution categories.
3Against which country the United States has announced 60 billion dollar tariffs for its alleged unfair trade practices?
Ans : China
4Assembly of which state passed a bill proposing death penalty in rape cases of girls below the age of 12?
Ans : Haryana
5Based on published data of how many indicators the NITI Aayog launched the baseline ranking for the Aspirational Districts across five developmental areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure.
Explanation: The ranking was released by Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog.
6Government of which state observed the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru as 'Youth Empowerment Day'?
Ans : Punjab
7In respect of which disease, the Union health ministry has made mandatory for Doctors, retail chemists and pharmacists to notify every patient affected by the disease to their local public health authorities?
Ans : Tuberculosis
8In the wake of increasing crimes against women State Government of which state has launched '181-Sakhi', a toll-free helpline number for women?
Ans : Assam
9In which city Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar initiative was launched by the External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs?
Ans : Hyderabad
10In which country President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat?
Ans : Mauritius
11In which nation, construction of the Arab world's first commercial nuclear reactor has been completed?
Ans : United Arab Emirates (UAE)
12Kochon Prize is given annually for contribution to ending which disease?
Ans : Tuberculosis
13Madhya Pradesh has won the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for a black-feathered chicken breed known for its flavourful meat and found mainly in the tribal district of Jhabua. What is the name of this breed?
Ans : Kadaknath
14Name the Afghan cricket player who has become the youngest captain in international cricket at the age of 19 years 165 days?
Ans : Rashid Khan
15Name the Australian cricketer who has been fully barred from holding any team leadership position in the future following the ball tampering row?
Ans : David Warner
16Name the Bollywood director who has been appointed as the new Chairman of central panel of 65th National Film Awards?
Ans : Shekhar Kapur
17Name the captain of Australian cricket team who has been banned from playing international cricket for a period of one year by Australian Cricket Board following ball tampering row?
Ans : Steve Smith
18Name the captain of Australian cricket team who stepped down from his position after a ball-tampering row?
Ans : Steve Smith
19Name the coach of Australian cricket team who announced his resignation following the ball tampering row?
Ans : Darren Lehmann
20Name the debt-ridden airline in respect of which the Union Government has decided to divest 76 percent stake?