General Awareness Questions Asked in Shift-I
Q1. What is the full form of PCR
Ans- Public Credit Registry
Q2. Who is the current president of Federal Reserve?
Ans- Jerome Powell
Q3. How many Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) elements from India have been inscribed till date on the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?
Q4. What is the new name of the Mughal Sarai Railway Station?
Ans- Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya station
Q5.The parties of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) started meeting from?
Q6. Indian Navy's only aircraft carrier?
Ans- INS Vikramaditya
Q7. Which state recently started door-step facility for services?
Ans- New Delhi
Q8. India recently signed US 35 bn dollar currency swap agreement with?
Q9. World Billiards Championship was recently held at?
Q10. Commonwealth games 2018 were held in?
Ans- Gold Coast 2018
Q11 ‘Yudh Abhyas’ is an annual combat exercise between India and?
Q12. Guinness world record for reading the largest number of books held in?
Q13. India was ranked at what position out of 140 countries in World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Index on Most Competitive Economy for 2018?
Q14. First World Agriculture Prize was given to?
Ans- MS Swaminathan
Q15. Name the app launched by IREPS(Indian Railways e-procurement system (IREPS)?
Ans- Apoorti App
Q16. Name the 23-year old Indian scientist, who won the World Health Summit start-up award, 2018?
Ans- Roopam Sharma
Q17. India’s first Railway University is located at?
Ans- Vadodara, Gujarat
Q18. ADB approved US 150 million dollar loan to establish the first multi-skills park in ?
Ans- Madhya Pradesh(MP)
Q19. The world’s longest sea bridge is Zhuhai-Macao Bridge between China and?
Ans- Hong Kong
Q20. “Deep Mahotsav” was recently held in Ayodhya on the banks of?
Ans- River Saryu
Q21. Indian cricketer to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame?
Ans- Rahul Dravid
Q22. Who recently won Pritzker Prize?
Ans- Balkrishna Doshi
Q23. Recently Wikipedia included which language?
Q24. Who is the CM of Tripura?
Ans- Biplab Kumar Deb
Q25. Best Indian institute as per Higher Education Survey?
Ans- IISC Bengaluru
Q26. Who is the new India – born Chief Economist of IMF?
Ans- Gita Gopinath
Q27. World’s first AI news anchor was recently unveiled by?
Q28. Who is the governor of Jammu & Kashmir?
Ans- Satya Pal Malik
Q29. India’s rank in recent Ease of Doing Business rankings?
Q30. Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved financing of up to $500 million for a multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) infrastructure project in at least 10 cities of which state?
Ans- Tamil Nadu
Q31. Parker Probe is a solar mission of?
Q32. Dadasaheb national award 2018 was recently given to?
Ans- Vinod Khanna
Q33. Which IIT built microprocessor “Shakti”?
Q34. Sonam Wangchuk was recently awarded Ramon award, he is from?
Ans- Education Field
Q35. Madhubani paintings is from which state?
Q36. Who is the head of the committee formedto look at selling of small and marginal oil and gas fields of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to private and foreign companies to boost domestic output?
Ans- Rajiv Kumar
Q37. Brabourne Solar stadium is in which city?
Q38. Which city made a record for record participation in the recent Yoga Day?
Q39. Which cricketer recently became fastest to score 10,000 ODI runs?
Ans- Virat Kohli
Q40. India’s rank in the Global Innovation Index?
Q41. Which country was the runner-up of FIFA world cup 2018?
Q42. What was the theme of the recent Vigilance Week?
Ans- Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India
Q43. Which IIT built microprocessor “Shakti”?
Ans- IIT Madras
Q44. What was the theme of 7thUnited Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) (Headquarters: Madrid, Spain) Global Summit on Urban Tourism recently held?
Ans- A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism
Q45. Women of India National Organic Festival 2018 was inaugurated on 26th October 2018 by?
Ans- Maneka Gandhi
Q46. Brabourne Solar stadium is in which city?
Q47. What was the name of the railway mission for ethics?
Ans- Mission Satyanishtha
Q48. Which University has discovered a new pigment from wild mushrooms which may help in fighting cancer?
Ans- Goa University
Q49. What is the theme of the 2018 World Tourism Day?
Ans- Tourism and Digital transformation
Q50. Which Union territory becomes first UT to run 100% on solar power?
General Awareness Questions Asked in Shift-II
Q1. International Aviation Summit was held in?
Ans- New Delhi
Q2. The 4th BIMSTEC 2018 was held in?
Q3. Mullaperiyar dam is in which state?
Q4. Which state shares a border with Myanmar?
Q5. Rashid Khan (cricketer) belongs to which country?
Q6. Bansagar project is in which state?
Ans- Uttar Pradesh
Q7. Who is the judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)?
Ans- Dalveer Bhandari
Q8. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojan will give a cover of?
Ans- Rs. 5 Lakh
Q9. International Aviation Summit was held in?
Ans- New Delhi
Q10. Who was renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha by the speaker Sumitra Mahajan recently?
Ans- Lal Krishna Advani
Q11. India’s longest bridge is on which river?
Q12. which cyclone-hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh?
Q13. Maharaj Mascot of which organization?
Ans- Air India
Q14. Indian Railways launched a software of what name that will enable the Railways to keep track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings from anywhere in the country?
Ans- e- Drishti
Q15. Who is present Chief Justice of India?
Ans- Ranjan Gogoi (46th Chief Justice)
Q17. Which Indian airport is set to become the first airport in Asia to introduce face recognition-based passage system?
Ans- Kempegowda, Bengaluru
Q18. Tigress who was shot recently?
Ans- Avani (from Maharastra)
Q17. Quit India movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi in which year?
Ans- August 8, 1942
Q18. Ease of doing business ranking is on how many parameters?
Q19. Which is not one of the eight core sectors?
Q20. Winner of 2018 Noble Peace Prize?
Ans- Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad
Q21. Beyond the Line book has been written by?
Ans- Kuldeep Nayyar
Q22. Which Indian train crosses 180 Km/hr speed?
Ans- Train 18
Q23. Who is Indian nominee in ICJ?
Ans- Dalveer Bhandari
Q24. The National Mission for Clean Ganga partnered with UN Habitat to organize a policy dialogue- ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ in?
Ans- New Delhi
Q25. Who won an alternative award -The New Academy Prize formed in protest to the Nobel Literature Prize?
Ans- Maryse Conde
Q26. Alphonso mango recently got GI tag it is from?
Q27. When is world Elder Abuse day observed?
Ans- June 15
Q28. Which actress won Smita Patil Memorial Award?
Ans- Anushka Sharma
Q29. What does “D” stand for in TReDs?
Q30. India recently won Asia cup for?
Ans- 7th time
Q31. Which country’s president will be the chief guest at India’s 70th Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2019?
Ans- South Africa
Q32. First Hydrogen Train started in?
Q33. The early Warning system has been recently developed in which city?
Q34. Union government has announced to lease which airport under PPP model?
Ans- Thiruvananthapuram airport
Q35. According to the Global Wage Report 2018-19 “What Lies behind Gender pay gaps” published by International Labour Organization (ILO), on average, women are paid _____ less than men?
Q36. India’s heaviest satellite for communication?
Ans- GSAT – 11
Q37. Hockey World Cup 2018 held at?
Ans- Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Q38. Ananth Kumar passed away, he was a?
Ans- Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, and Chemicals and Fertilizers
Q39. Kartarpur corridor is between India and?
Q40. Raj Kapoor award has been given to?
Q41. MSME Summit 2018 was inaugurated by?
Ans- Ramnath Kovind
Q42. Which is the first state in the adoption of RERA?
Q43. Annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit 2018 was organized by?
Q44. One District One Product’ scheme was recently launched by President in?
Ans- Uttar Pradesh
Q45. Who has been chosen for the 24th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award for his contribution in promoting communal harmony, peace, and goodwill?
Ans- Gopal Krishna Gandhi
Q46. Who has recently become the first Indian poet to be invited to record his poems at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C?
Ans- Abhay K
Q47. Whom has BSNL has made its brand ambassador?
Ans- Mary Kom
Q48. Which site was recently added to UNESCO World Heritage?
Ans- Mumbai's Victorian
Q49. Which Film bagged the 'Best Foreign Film' Oscar Award?
Ans- A Fantastic Woman
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