(1) Which country has announced a 40 percent increase to the minimum wage?
(2) Which cricket team has won the 2017 Ranji Trophy tournament?
(3) Who has been named to be the next Foreign Secretary of India to succeed S. Jaishankar who retires on 28 January?
(A) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(B) Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay
(C) Hasmukh Adhia
(D) Ruchi Ghanashyam
(4) What is the aim of Bhavantar Bharpai scheme?
(A) to calculate rates of crops
(B) to provide basic help to farmers
(C) to give price deficit compensation to farmers
(D) to provide seeds at less prices
(5) Which country has banned the domestic trade in ivory?
(B) South Africa
(6) Which city has banned public display of weapons?
(7) Recently which two language versions of Prime Minister’s Official website- www.pmindia.gov.in were launched?
(A) Assamese and Urdu
(B) Assamese and Manipuri
(C) Manipuri and Sanskrit
(D) Assamese and Konkani
(8) Which ministry has launched the online portal ‘NARI’ for women empowerment?
(A) Ministry of External Affairs
(B) Home Ministry
(C) Ministry of Women and Child Development
(D) None of the above
(1) A (2) D (3) A (4) C (5) D (6) C (7) B (8) C