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1

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was established in which year?
-> 1860
-> 1875
-> 1890
-> 1895

1875

-> Oldesht stock exchange in Asia - BSE
-> 23 stock exchanges in India
-> Only 2 are National Stock Exchange - BSE and NSE
-> Rest 21 are regional stock exchange (RSE)

2

Who was the founder of Kushan Empire?
-> Kanishk
-> Kujula Kadphises
-> Vima Taktu or Sadashkana
-> Kanishka I

Kujula Kadphises founder
-> most famous ruler of this dynasty was Kanishk the great

3

Bogibeel, India's longest rail cum road bridge is on river?
-> Ganga
-> Yamuna
-> Brahmaputra
-> Lohit

Brahmaputra - connect Dhemaji district to Dibrugard district in Assam

4

What is the Capital of Canada?
-> Montreal
-> Torronto
-> Ottawa

Ottawa
-> on southern bank of Ottawa river
-> two official languages - French and English
-> Currency - Canadian Dollar
-> Third largest oil reserve behind Venezuela (1st) Saudi Arabia (2nd)
-> 99% literacy rate

5

Largest inland salt lake in India?
-> Chilika Lake
-> Wular Lake
-> Lonar Lake
-> Sambhar Lake

Sambhar Lake
-> Rajasthan, surrounded by Aravali Range
-> 9% of India's annual salt production

6

Tansem Samman for 2018 was won by? Which state government gives this award?
-> Manju Mehta
-> Rakesh Chaurasia
-> Amitab Ghosh
-> A R Rehman

-> UP
-> MP
-> Rajasthan
-> West Bengal

Manju Mehta - Sitar Player - Madhya Pradesh

7

1 horse power is equal to ____?
-> 700 watts
-> 740 watts
-> 746 watts
-> 750 watts

746 watts - 0.746 kilo watt

8

'Swaraj is my birthright and i shall have it' slogan raised by?
-> Vipin Chandra Pal
-> Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
-> Bal Gangadhar TIlak
-> Mahatama Gandhi

Bal Gangadhar TIlak
-> known as - 'Father of Indian Unrest'
-> given title - 'Lokmanya' (means - accepted by people as their Leader)

9

Who appoints Attorney General of India?
-> President
-> by the President on the recommendation of Prime Minister
-> Parliament
-> Chief Justice of India

President
-> Current - K K Venugopal (15th)

10

Greater Himalayas is also known as?
1) Himadri
2) Himachal
3) Shivaliks
4) None of these

Himadri - The greater Himalayas or Himadri or northern ranges and has the 3 highest mountain ranges of the world - core composed of Granite

-> Himachal(Lesser Himalayas) - The Pir Panjal range forms the longest and the most important range - famous hill stations

-> Shiwalik(Outer Himalayas) - It is the outermost range of Himalayas.

11

Theme of the STARCOP 2018 conference held in Lakshdweep?
-> Conserving Reef
-> Reef for Life
-> Sustaining Reef
-> Betterment of Reefs around the world

STAPCOR - Status and Protection of Coral Reefs

Theme - Reef for Life
-> Inaugurated by - Dr. Harshwardhan (Union minister of Environment and Climate Change)

12

Basic Structurtal and Functional unit of Kidney?

Nephron
-> root word nephro means kidney
-> Nephrology - study of Kidney
-> Chief Functions - Eliminates wastes,
- regulates blood volume and boold pressure,
- control levels of electrolytes and metabolites
- regulates blood PH

13

BRICS consists of?

Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
-> 5 emerging national economies
-> South Africa included in 2010 (earlier - BRIC)

14

Intruments
-> Hygrometer
-> Anemometer
-> Pyrheliiometer
-> Thermometer

-> Hygrometer - measure humidity
-> Anemometer - measure wind speed
-> Pyrheliiometer - measure direct beam of solar radiation
-> Thermometer - measure temperature gradient

15

Who is the Union Minster of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)?
-> Dr. Harshwardhan
-> Suresh Prabhu
-> Menka Gandhi
-> Dharmedra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan

16

How many oxygen molecules can hemoglobin carry?
Erythrocytes are also known as?
Where is RBC formed?

four (hemoglobin found in RBC)
-> oxyhemoglobin - 4 molecules of oxygen
-> RBC - Erythrocytes
-> RBC are formed in red bone marrow

17

Magnifera Indica is the scientific name of?
What is national fruit of India?

Mango

18

Who has won all four award - Arjuna Award, Dhronacharya Award, Rajiv Gandhi Knel Ratna Award and Padma Shri?

1) Mary Komb
2) Prakash Padukone
3) Pullela Gopichand
4) Abhinaw Bindra

Pullela Gopichand (Badminton player) - he has won all four awards
-> a very famous badminton player
-> trains P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal

19

The Battles of Tarain also known as Battles of Taraori was fought between?

Mohammad Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan
-> in 1191 and 1192
-> two battles were founght
-> 1st won by Prithviraj
-> 2nd won by Ghori - killed Prithviraj

20

India's longest bridge?

Dhola–Sadiya Bridge, also referred to as the Bhupen Hazarika Setu
-> 9.15 KM long
-> On river Brahmaputra, in Assam connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
-> dedicated to Bhupen Hazarika (great musician, lyricist and poet)

21

Painting that usually depict hindu deities, are inspired by Vaishnava sect are done on cloth scrolls are?
-> Madhubani Painting
-> Kalamezhuthu Painting
-> Pattachitra Painting
-> Warli Folk Painting

Pattachitra Painting
-> Pattachitra style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of Odisha
-> Major source of inspiration - Lord Jaggannath (incarnation of Lord Krishna)

22

Theme of International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC), 2018? When is this celebrated?
-> 'EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after conflict'
-> With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
-> Ending child marriage

1) 11th September
2) 10th September
3) 11th October
4) 10th October

With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
-> 11th October

23

Rock Shelter of Bhimbetka is in which state? Why is this site famous?
-> UP
-> MP
-> Jharkhand
-> Rajasthan

MP
-> Paleothilhic Age (Indian Stone Age)
-> here first trace of Human life was found in Indian Subcontinent

24

Yellow color of urine is due to which pigment?
-> urochrome
-> hemoglobin
-> quinacridone
-> chlorophyll

urochrome or urobilin
-> produced by the breakdown of Haemoglobin

25

The 1st state that was annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the doctorine of Lapse was?
-> Jhansi
-> Mysore
-> Satara
-> Hyderabad

Satara - Maharashtra
-> Governor General for East India Company in India between 1848 to 1856

26

Madhubani painting is associated with which state?
-> MP
-> West Bengal
-> Jharkhand
-> Bihar

Bihar - Plaster painting on wall

27

Writer of Kitab-Ul-Hind?
1) Ibn Battuta
2) Al-Biruni

Al-Biruni - Iranian Scholar
-> 11th century accompanied by Mahmoud Ghaznavi in India

28

Maximum loan amount in MUDRA Bank's Shishu Scheme, Kishore Scheme and Tarun Scheme is?
-> 50K
-> 500K
-> 1000K
-> 10000K

-> Sishu Scheme - 50K
-> Kishore Scheme - 500K
-> Tarun Scheme - 1000K

29

The first to receive the Geographical Indicator GI tag in India was?
-> Darjeeling Tea
-> Bihari Lichi
-> Alphanso Mango
-> Khandimal Haldi

Darjeeling Tea - 2004/05
-> GI tags are defined under WTO (World Trade Organisation) Agreements on TRIPS.

30

GST revenue collection in Dec 2018 was?

Rs 94,726 crores