- The Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 aims to raise the farmers income from $ 30 bn to about $ 60 bn by which year?20202022202120232025Option B
- What is the new rate set for the government’s contribution towards the National Pension Scheme (NPS)?15%12%14%10%8%Option C
The Cabinet has raised the government’s contribution to National Pension Scheme (NPS) to 14% of basic salary from the current 10 per cent. Minimum employee contribution will, however, remain at 10%. Earlier the contribution of both Employee and the employer was equal at 10% each.
- The PMNCH Partners’ Forum 2018 has been inaugurated in which city?New DelhiAhmedabadRanchiGurugramMumbaiOption A
New Delhi, India will host the PMNCH Partners’ Forum 2018. The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (The Partnership, PMNCH) is an alliance of more than 1000 organizations in 192 countries from the sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health communities, as well as health influencing sectors.
- Who has been appointed as the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?BP KanungoMahesh Kumar JainViral AcharyaN S VishwanathanShaktikanta DasOption E
- Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi are the newly set up districts of which north eastern state?SikkimNagalandMeghalayaArunachal PradeshManipurOption D
Arunachal Pradesh got its 23rd district on December 09, 2018 with the formal inauguration of Shi Yomi, carved out of the West Siang district. The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly had on August 29 passed a bill for the creation of three new districts — Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi.
- Which city will host the second edition of Khelo India Youth Games in 2019?PuneNew DelhiMumbaiKolkataBengaluruOption A
- Who among the following has won the Miss World 2018 beauty pageant?Rolene StraussVanessa Ponce de LeonQuiin AbenakyoMireia LalagunaJehza HuelarOption B
Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, 26, has won the Miss World 2018 title in Sanya, Hainan island, China.
- Exercise AVIAINDRA-2018 is being held in which city?VisakhapatnamHyderabadJodhpurGuwahatiAgraOption C
The bilateral joint exercise between the Indian Air Force and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFSAF), AVIAINDRA-2018 is scheduled to be held at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 10-21 Dec 2018.
- How much amount of loan agreement has been signed between NABARD and Green Climate Fund for building rooftop solar power capacity across India?USD 400 millionUSD 50 millionUSD 500 millionUSD 100 millionUSD 200 millionOption D
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse USD 100 million into a project designed to unlock private sector initiatives for creation of rooftop solar power capacity across India.
- Which among the following organisations is assisting the SMART initiative of Maharashtra government for agribusiness and rural transformation?World BankAsian Development BankNew Development BankAsian Infrastructure Investment BankInternational Monetary FundOption A
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched a unique initiative called “SMART”, which stands for State of Maharashtra’s Agribusiness and Rural Transformation. The project is assisted by the World Bank and entail an investment of 300 million US dollars of which World Bank would contribute 210 million US dollars.