MCQS Set – 2


151. Who was awarded the Man Booker Prize 2018 and for which book?
A) Anna Burns for Milkman
B) Daisy Johnson for Everything Under
C) Anna Burns for the Overstory
D) Daisy Johnson for The Long Take

152. Which picture won the 90th Academy Awards, honouring best films of the year 2017 across 24 categories?
A) The Silent Child
B) The Shape of Water
C) Dunkirk
D) Coco


153. The total number of members nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha is
A) 16
B) 18
C) 14
D) 12


154. China opened world’s longest Sea Bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. What is the total length of this bridge, which consists of an oversea stretch, an undersea tunnel and the remaining stretch on land?
A) 55 kms
B) 67kms
C) 100kms
D) 83kms


155. Supreme Court declared Adultery as unconstitutional in a September 2018 judgement. For which section of the IPC was the above decision taken by the Apex court?
A) 377
B) 497
C) 370
D) 430


156. Which Indian Academy is promoting dance, drama and music?
A. Sahitya Academy
B. National School of Drama
C. Lalit Kala Academy
D. Sangeet Academy

157. In which year National Anthem was first sung?
A. 1911
B. 1912
C. 1913
D. 1914

158. The word ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is taken from __________
A. Yajur Veda
B. Mundaka Upanishad
C. Atharva Veda
D. Sam Veda

159. Boat race is part of which of the following festival?
A. Pongal
B. Onam
C. Bihu
D. Navratri

160. Which novel Ravindra Nath Tagore won the Noble Prize for?
A. Rajashi
B. Rupanjali
C. Gitanjali
D. Meghadutam

161. What is the name of Sikkim’s first airport launched by PM Modi? This airport is one of the five highest airports’ of the country and India’s 100th functional airport.
A) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
B) Birsa Munda Airport
C) Biju Patnaik International Airport
D) Pakyong Airport


162. Where was the 20th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition held?
A) Dubai
B) Sydney
C) Rome
D) Sri Lanka


163. According to Henley Passport Index 2018, which country’s passport is the most powerful?
A) Singapore
B) Japan
C) China
D) Canada


164. Who recently took oath as the CM of Meghalaya?
A) Biplab Kumar Deb
B) Conrad Sangma
C) Neiphiu Rio
D) Arvind Kejriwal


165. Who is the first rapper in history to be given a Pulitzer award? He won it in 2018.
A) Kendrick Lamar
B) Kayne West
C) Drake
D) Eminem


166. What is the autobiography of VVS Laxman titled?
A) Numbers don’t lie
B) 281 and Beyond
C) Line and Strength
D) Controversially Yours


167. England’s highest run scorer announced his retirement from International cricket. Who is he?
A) Ian Bell
B) Steve Vaugh
C) Alastair Cook
D) Andrew Flintoff


168. Which bank launched the first interactive credit card with buttons?
A) IndusInd Bank
C) Royal Bank of Scotland
D) Bank of America


169. Which bank has set up digital Public Credit Registry to capture details of borrowers?
A) Federal Bank
C) World Bank


170. Which day is observed as World Day against trafficking in Persons?
A) January 18
B) June 24
C) November 5
D) July 30


171. “Delhi Chalo” was given by:
A) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C) Harishchandra
D) Netaji


172. Who has won IBSF World Billiards Championship?
A) Ron Dooley
B) Johnny Archer
C) Pankaj Advani
D) Efren Ryes

173. India’s first Inland Waterways Terminal was inaugurated recently at which of the following place?
A) Varanasi
B) Haldia
C) Prayagraj
D) None of them


174. Which movie was selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2019 (91st Academy Awards) under Foreign Language Film category
A) Village Rockstars
B) Swarna Kamal
C) Mon Faguni
D) None of the above

175. Who was named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent at 3rd Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires, Argentina?
A) Manu Bhaker
B) Neeraj Chopra
C) Rani Rampal
D) Shiva Keshavan


176. 33rd Asean Summit was held in which of the following country?
A) Malaysia
B) Indonesia
C) Singapore
D) Brunei

177. Dudhwa National Park is situated in which Indian state?
A) Gujarat
C) Bihar

178. Which place is not famous for oil refinery?
A) Panipat
B) Mathura
C) Barauni
D) Pantnagar

179. Where is the Headquarter of International Telecommunication union?
A) Berlin
B) Vienna
C) Geneva
D) London

180. Imphal is the capital of which Indian state?
A) Sikkim
B) Meghalaya
C) Nagaland
D) Manipur

181. Which country’s index is KOSPI?
A) Japan
B) South Korea
C) Singapore
D) France

Answer: South Korea

182. Which of the following index is not matched correctly?
(A) SET : Thailand
(B) JCI : Japan
(C) NASDAQ : America
(D) TSEC : Taiwan

183. What is called “Blue Chip”?
A) Companies which are run by large corporate houses
B) A company whose share usually provides profit
C) A multinational company
D) A company which is listed on a foreign stock exchange

184. Second nationalization of commercial banks in India took place in?
A) 1960
B) 1980
C) 1950
D) 1970


185. Who is the author of the book ‘A Bend in the River’?
a)V. S. Naipaul
b)Ruskin Bond
c)John Kenneth Galbraith
d)Vikram Seth

186. Who is the author of the book ‘Akbarnama’?
b)Abul Fazl
c)William Shakespeare
d)Nirad C Choudhari

187. Who is the author of the book ‘A Passage to India’?
a)JL Nehru
b)E.M. Foster
c)Vikram Seth
d)Amit Chaudhary

188. Which of the following committees does not consist of members from the Rajya Sabha?
a)Public Accounts Committee
b)Estimates Committee
c)Departmental Standing Committee
d)Committee on Public Undertakings

189. During which Five Year Plan was the system of mid-day meals commenced?

190. Which of the following groups of animals maintain constant body temperature in changing environmental conditions?

191. Which of the following is a tertiary activity?
A. Farming
B. Trading
C. Manufacturing
D. Weaving

192. Which is the highest literary award of the world?
A. Magsaysay Award
B. Booker Prize
C. Pulitzer Prize
D. Nobel Prize

193. Which body of UNO gives advisory opinion on legal matters to the bodies and special agencies of the UNO?
A. Trusteeship Council
B. International Court of Justice
C. The Security Council
D. Secretariat

194. Green park stadium is located in which city?
A. Lucknow
B. Nagpur
C. Mohali
D. Kanpur

195. Which state has the largest urban population?
B. Gujarat
C. Tamilnadu
D. Maharashtra

196. Which missile is designed to defend large installation like oil-fields etc. against enemy air attacks?
A. Nag
B. Agni
C. Akash
D. Prithvi

197. When was Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo da Vinci?
A. 1462 AD
B. 1492 AD
C. 1504 AD
D. 1516 AD

198. The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in which city?
A. Dubai
B. Geneva
C. Paris
D. Sydney

199. When iron rusts, its weight will ______
A. Increase
B. Decreases
C. No Change
D. All the above


200. Which is called as “Bengal’s sorrow”?
A. Ganga
B. Damodar
C. Brahmaputra
D. Yamuna

201. Brahadeeshwara temple was built by __________
A. Chola
B. Chera
C. Pallava
D. Pandya

202. Full form of TADA is
A. Traffic Allied Destructive Act
B. Terrorist and Dirruphre Activities (Prevention) Act
C. Tamil Nadu Association for Development Activities
D. Terrorist Allied Distribute Act

203. Devaluation of currency will be more beneficial if
A. prices of domestic goods remain constant
B. prices of exports remain constant
C. prices of imports remain constant
D. prices of exports rise proportionately

204. The centre recently appointed which committee as an institutional framework to curb sexual harassment at workplaces following #MeToo campaign social media?
A. Ashok Mehta committee
B. Naresh Chandra committee
C. Justice J.S.Verma committee
D. Balwant Rai Mehta committee

205. Which state has been recently awarded UN Food and agricultural Organisation future policy Gold award (Gold prize) for its achievement in becoming the world’s first totally organic agricultural state?
A. Meghalaya
B. Assam
C. West Bengal
D. Sikkim


206. Which country is in the process of creating artificial moon to replace street lights?
A. Japan
B. China
D. Germany

207. Which state topped the ‘Ease of Living Index’ rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?
A. Gujarat
B. Telangana
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Karnataka

208. Which is the first place in India to come up with Railway station inside the tunnel?
A. Sikkim
B. Delhi
C. Goa
D. Himachal Pradesh

209. Which bank gets top rank in digital transaction?
A. Punjab National Bank
B. Allahabad Bank
C. State Bank of India
D. Bank of Baroda

210. Who won FIFA U-20 women’s world cup 2018 held in France?
A. Japan
B. France
C. Germany
D. Argentina

211. Who appointed as Australia’s new Prime Minister?
A. Tony Abbott
B. Malcolm Turnbull
C. Julia Gillard
D. Scott Morrison

212. Former UN-Secretary General Kofi Annan passes away. He is from?
A. Argentina
B. Switzerland
C. Chile
D. Ghana

213. Who appointed as the chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW)?
A. Rekha Sharma
B. Lalitha Kumaramangalam
C. Jayanti Patnaik
D. Girija Vyas

214. Project ‘SWAYAM’ launched by which ministry?
A. Ministry of Finance
B. Ministry of HRD
C. Ministry of Agriculture
D. Ministry of Defence

215. Who was the flag bearer for the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2018?
A. Bajrang Punia
B. Neeraj Chopra
C. Hima Das
D. Seema Punia

216. Who has been topped in BBC’s ‘Women Who Changed The World’s List’?
A. Emmeline Pankhurst
B. Marie curie
C. Rosa Parks
D. Mother Teresa

217. Which organization launches parker solar probe to touch SUN?
A. Russian Space Agency
C. Chinese Space Agency

218. Balloons are filled with which gas?
A. CO2
B. helium
C. oxygen
D. argon

219. In case the President wishes to resign, to whom is he to address his resignation letter?
A. Chief Justice of India
B. Secretary of Lok Sabha
C. Vice-President
D. Prime Minister

220. Which among the following phenomena of light is associated with the appearance of blue color of the sky?
A. Interference
B. Dispersion
C. Total Internal Reflection
D. Scattering

221. Which country is separated from Pakistan by the Durand Line?
A. Pakistan
B. Afghanistan
C. China
D. Nepal

222. Who acts as the President of India when neither the President nor the Vice President is available?
A. Senior most Governor of a State
B. Chief Justice of India
C. Speaker of Lok Sabha
D. Auditor General of India

223. National science Day is celebrated on which date in India?
A. March 1
B. April 21
C. February 28
D. June 23

224. The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is
A. 3:5
B. 2:3
C. 2:4
D. 3:4

225. Which of the following is the first indigenous silent film?
A. Alam Ara
B. Raja Harishchandra
C. Bhakta Prahlad
D. Mother India


1. Recently, Which country withdraws from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?
A. Iraq
B. Egypt
C. Nigeria
D. Israel

227. Which country becomes first country to Legalise Equal Pay?
A. Iceland
B. Germany
C. Turkey
D. Singapore

228. Who is the chairman of ISRO?
A. Shiva K
B. Naresh Iyer
C. Vidya Kumar
D. Vikram Menon

229. Which CABE Sub-Committee on girl child education has recommended free education for girls up to PG level?
A. Himanta Sharma committee
B. Neera Yadav committee
C. Kadiam Srihari committee
D. Prakash Javadekar committee

230. What is the India’s rank at the latest World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Global Manufacturing Index (GMI)?
A. 25th
B. 30th
C. 37th
D. 40th


231. Which of the following country tops in the largest FDI source in 2016-17 as per the report of Reserve Bank of India?
A. Mauritius
C. Singapore
D. China

232. Which music director honoured with the Padma Vibhushan award in Padma Awards 2018?
A. AR Rahman
B. Anirudh Ravichander
C. Shri Illaiyaraja
D. Gangai Amaren


233. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated PCA against Allahabad Bank over its high bad loans. What does “PCA” stands for?
A. Prompt Control Action
B. Principal Complaints Action
C. Principal Component Action
D. Prompt Corrective Action


234. The Jawahar Sagar Dam is built across which river in Rajasthan?
A. Tapti river
B. Chambal river
C. Narmada river
D. Krishna river

235. The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2018 was held in which Indian state?
A. Maharashtra
B. Chhattisgarh
C. Haryana
D. Kerala


236. The Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) is located in which state?
A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Odisha

237. Find out the right match between Organizations and their HQs
A. ADB 1. Washington DC
B. NDB 2. Abidjan
C. IMF 3. Shanghai
D. AfDB 4. Manila
a. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
b. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
c. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
d. A-1, B-2, C-4, D-3


238. Annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti’ is held between India and which country?
A. Indonesia
B. Brazil
C. Sri Lanka
D. Myanmar

239. Which country has recently declared to impose a ‘carbon tax’ from 2019 to cut its greenhouse gas emissions?
A. Mauritius
B. Singapore
C. Malaysia
D. Japan


240. Who is the first woman in the World to take 200 ODI Wickets?
A. Jhulan Goswami
B. Harmanpreet Kaur
C. Poonam Raut
D. Latika Kumari


241. M.S. Anantharaman, who passed away, was noted personality of which musical instrument?
A. Guitar
B. Violin
C. Tabla
D. Sarangi


242. Who has been conferred with the 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018?
A. Anil Kapoor
B. Asha Bhosle
C. Gulzar
D. David Dhawan

243. Which country hosted the World Sustainable Development Summit– 2018?
A. South Africa
B. Nepal
C. Brazil
D. India


244. The Omkareshwar Dam is built on which river in Madhya Pradesh?
A. Son
B. Narmada
C. Chambal
D. Tapti


245. Find out the right match between MNCs and their HQs
a)A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
b)A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
c)A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1
d)A-1, B-4, C-2, D-3


246. The theme for 2018 World Environment day is ___.
A. Beat Plastic Pollution
B. Say no to plastic
C. Think.Eat.Save.
D. Connecting People to Nature


247. Which railway zone has become the first Rail Zone in India with 100% LED Lighting at railway stations?
A. North Eastern Railway
B. South Central Railway
C. South Western Railway
D. North Central Railway


248. The Almatti Dam is built on which river in Karnataka?
A. Krishna River
B. Kaveri River
C. Godavari River
D. Brahmaputra River

249. Find out the right match between Sports and sports personalities:

a. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
b. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
c. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
d. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1


250. by which year WHO Member-Countries Commit to End TB?
A. 2030
B. 2025
C. 2031
D. 2045


251. World Ocean Summit 2018 held in __________.
A. Mexico
B. Brazil
C. Canada
D. Spain


252. Which of the following has become the India’s first Union territory to run completely on solar power?
A. Chandigarh
B. Diu
C. Lakshadweep
D. Andaman and Nicobar Islands


253. What is the theme of the 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD)?
A. Women in the Changing World of Work
B. Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives
C. Equality for Women is Progress for All
D. Planet 50-50 by 2030


254. Who won the best actress award at the 90th Academy Awards 2018?
A. Allison Jenney
B. Sally Hawkins
C. Saoirse Ronan
D. Frances McDormand


255. India, Bangladesh and ____sign Pact for Rooppur Atomic Plant recently.
A. France
B. Russia
C. Myanmar


256. Find out the wrong match between Brands and their ambassadors:
Aamir Khan: Vivo India
Amitabh Bachchan: The Muthoot Group
Virat Kohli: Uber India
Salman Khan:

257. Which Assamese Film bagged the best film award at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?
A. Newton
B. Village Rockstar
C. Nagarkirtan
D. Water Baby


258. Who of the following released a book ‘My Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism’ by Economist C H. Hanumantha Rao?
A. L. K. Advani
B. Manmohan Singh
C. Pranab Mukherjee
D. Narendra Modi


259. Who has been chosen for the 2017 Saraswati Samman?
A. Vijay Tendulkar
B. Sitanshu Yashaschandra
C. Ramakanta Rath
D. Sri Ramayana Mahanveshanam


260. Dudhsagar Waterfalls is located in which state?
A. Maharashtra
B. Karnataka
C. Haryana
D. Goa

261. Who has been conferred with the 2017 Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
A. Shatrughan Sinha
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Vinod Khanna
D. Sri Devi


262. Where Gautama Buddha attained Nirvana (enlightenment)?
A. Lumbini
B. Sarnath
C. Kushinagar
D. Bodh Gaya


263. First battle of Panipat was fought between?
A. Babur and Lodi
B. Akbar and Hemu
C. Mughal and British
D. Akbar and Lodi


264. The title Punjab Kesari was conferred on?
A. Lala Lajpat Rai
B. Sardar Baldev Singh
C. Bhagat Singh
D. Ranjit Singh


265. Who is known as “Father of Indian Renaissance”?
A. Lala Lajpat Rai
B. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
C. Shaheed Bhagat Singh
D. B. G. Tilak


266. Who founded Slave dynasty?
A. Razia Begum
B. Altamash
C. Ibrahim Lodhi
D. Qutbuddin Aibak


267. The highest peak of South India is _____.
A. Doddabetta
B. Anai Mudi
C. Mahendragiri
D. Mt. Abu


268. Ngultrum is a currency of which of the following counties?
A. Bhutan
B. Myanmar
C. Cambodia
D. Laos

269. Which among the following is a Cash Crop?
A. Coffee
B. Potato
C. Tomato
D. Banana

270. The total number of members nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha is
A. 16
B. 18
C. 14
D. 12


271. Which one of the following does not constitute the Electoral College for electing the President of India?
A. Elected members of Lok Sabha
B. Elected members of the Legislative Assembly of each state.
C. Elected members of the Legislative Council
D. Elected members of Rajya Sabha


272. Which of the following is not correct regarding a Money Bill?
A. It can be introduced in either House of Parliament.
B. It can be passed by the Lok Sabha even if the Rajya Sabha rejects it.
C. It is deemed to have been passed by both Houses if it is not returned by the Rajya Sabha within 14 days.
D. It requires the prior approval of the President.


273. Which of the following states has the largest representation in the Lok Sabha?
A. Bihar
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh


274. Who acts as the President of India when neither the President nor the Vice President is available?
A. Senior most Governor of a State
B. Chief Justice of India
C. Speaker of Lok Sabha
D. Prime Minister of India

275. How many Indian cities are marked as the World’s 20 most polluted cities list as per data released by World Health Organisation (WHO)?
A. 12
B. 10
C. 14
D. 16


276. The 12th informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers was held in which country?
A. Pakistan
B. Nepal
C. India
D. Philippines


277. the most powerful Falcon 9 rocket that is certified to carry humans to space is launched by;
B. SpaceX
D. Roscosmos


278. Which of the following organization bought Time Magazine in cash deal worth 190 million dollar?


279. in which city India’s first railway station run by solar power?
A. Guwahati
B. Bhubaneswar
C. Rajkot
D. Siliguri


280. Stacey Cunningham was the 1st Woman Chief in Exchange history for which of the following?
C. London Stock Exchange
D. Euronext


281. Who of the following has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Linnean Medal in Botany?
A. Sharachandra Lele
B. Kamaljit S. Bawa
C. R Siddappa Setty
D. P S Mathur


282. Who is the composer of National Anthem of Bangladesh?
A. Bankim Chandra Chatterji
B. Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
C. Rabindranath Tagore
D. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar


283. The International Labour Organisation is headquartered at
A. Washington
B. Paris
C. Geneva
D. London

284. The leading silk producing state in India is
A. Karnataka
B. West Bengal
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Himachal Pradesh

285. World Population Day is observed on which of the following dates?
A. May 1
B. May 11
C. July 1
D. July 11

286. Which of the following correctly describes the three types of justice referred to in the Preamble?
A. Economic, social and religious
B. Political, economic and religious
C. Social, economic and political
D. Social, religious and political


287. SAARC is headquartered at
A. Islamabad
B. Bangkok
C. New Delhi
D. Kathmandu


288. Which among the following countries does not have veto power in the UN Security Council?
A. France
B. England
C. Germany
D. Russia

289. Where is the headquarters of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) situated?
A. Vienna
B. New York
C. Abu Dhabi
D. Kuwait City

290. Uber Cup is associated with which of the following games.
A. Hockey
B. Football
C. Table Tennis
D. Badminton


291. Who is regarded as ‘The Father of Economics’?
A. J. M. Keynes
B. J. K. Galbraith
C. Vernon Smith
D. Adam Smith

292. The first person to walk in space is ___.
A. Neil Armstrong
B. A. A. Leonov
C. Yuri Gagarin
D. Edwin Aldrin

293. Which constitutional amendment is called the ‘Mini Constitution’?
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 43rd Amendment
C. 44th Amendment
D. 45th Amendment


294. Which country tops ease of doing business report 2019?

B. Singapore
C. New Zealand
D. China


295. Name of the Indian Sculptor who designed the world’s tallest statue ‘Statue of Unity’.
A. P V Janakiram
B. A M Davierwalla
C. Satish Gujral
D. Ram V. Sutar

296. Which union territory falls under jurisdiction of Calcutta High Court?
A. Puducherry
B. Lakshadweep
C. West Bengal
D. Andaman and Nicobar Islands


297. The only Indian film which has been included in BBC’s 100 best foreign language films list of the 21st century?
A. Bahubali
B. Apur Panchali
C. Pather Panchali
D. Rang de Basanti


298. India’s first nuclear-powered submarine completed its first deterrence patrol recently. The name of the Submarine is;
A. INS Arihant
B. INS Kalvari
C. INS Sindhuvijay
D. INS Arighat

299. Mahila-E-Haat online portal to promote women farmers and entrepreneurs launched by which ministry?
A. Ministry of Human Resource Development
B. Ministry of Women and Child Development
C. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
D. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

300. The first-ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference 2018 held in __________.
A. Geneva
B. Durban
C. Berlin
D. Nairobi




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