151Name the former Director of The National Centre for Biological Sciences who has been appointed Principal Scientific Advisor to the Indian Government succeeding nuclear physicist R. Chidambaram?
Ans : K Vijay Raghavan
152Which fruit has been declared as the official fruit of Kerala?
Ans : Jackfruit
153Name the eminent Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee who passed away at the age of 84?
Ans : Kedarnath Singh
154Name the Indian sports person who has been chosen to be India's flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2018?
Ans : PV Sindhu
155In which country President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat?
Ans : Mauritius
156Which team won the Deodhar Trophy 2018 defeating Karnataka in the final held at Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh?
Ans : India B
157Which team won the Irani Trophy cricket championship defeating Rest of India in the finals at Nagpur?
Ans : Vidarbha
158The BJP leader who has been sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Tripura?
Ans : Biplab Kumar Deb
159Name the Union Territory which has become first in the country to run completely on solar power?
Ans : Diu
160Name the reputed Indian architect, known for designing iconic buildings such as Amdavad ni Gufa and IIM Bangalore, who has become the first-ever Indian to win the Pritzker Prize?
Ans : Balkrishna Doshi
161Name the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry who has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation following the resignation of Ashok Gajapathi Raju?
Ans : Suresh Prabhu
162In 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
163With which international body India signed a cooperation agreement related to sharing of earth observation satellite data?
Ans : European Commission
164Name the National People's Party President who sworn in as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
Ans : Conrad Sangma
165Name the National Democratic Progressive Party leader who sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland?
Ans : Neiphiu Rio
166Who won the Nidahas T20 tri-series cricket tournament 2018?
Ans : India
167105th Indian Science Congress 2018 was held at?
Ans : Imphal
168Assembly of which state passed a bill proposing death penalty in rape cases of girls below the age of 12?
Ans : Haryana
169The government of which state has notified its decision to recommend the grant of minority religion status to the Lingayat community in the state subject to approval by the Union Government?
Ans : Karnataka
170Who was elected as the new President of Myanmar?
Ans : Win Myint
171In which nation, construction of the Arab world's first commercial nuclear reactor has been completed?
Ans : United Arab Emirates (UAE)
172Name the coach of Australian cricket team who announced his resignation following the ball tampering row?
Ans : Darren Lehmann
173Name 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
174Name the captain of Australian cricket team who stepped down from his position after a ball-tampering row?
Ans : Steve Smith
175Renowned Mathematician Robert Langlands, who won the 2018 Abel Prize, belongs to which country?
Ans : Canada
176Name 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
177What was the theme of the 2018 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD)?
Ans : Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world
178Name the Russian President who won historic fourth term?
Ans : Vladimir Putin
179What is the theme of World Meteorological Day 2018 observed on 23 March 2018?
(A) Weather ready
(B) Climate smart
180World Poetry Day is celebrated every year on?
Ans : 21st March
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