Current Affairs April 2018 [9]

[1] Which state government has signed a MoU with the British Council to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation? 

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] West Bengal

[D] Gujarat


[2] Who has been appointed the new Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)?

[A] Ritu Dhillon

[B] V.K. Gauba

[C] Chander Shekhar

[D] Balram Bhargava


[3] Which of the following have won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service?

[A] The Financial Express and The Washington Post

[B] The Guardian and The New York Times

[C] The New York Times and The New Yorker

[D] Washington Post and The Financial Express


[4] Who has been elected the new president of the Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC)?

[A] Jyoti Malhotra

[B] T K Rajalakshmi

[C] Shobhna Jain

[D] Aditi Nigam


[5] Who has become the first filmmaker from India to have a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds?

[A] Mira Nair

[B] Karan Johar

[C] Mani Ratnam

[D] Goutam Ghose


[6] Digambarpur Gram Panchayat (GP) has bagged the Centre’s award for the best GP in the country. Where is Digambarpur Gram Panchayat?

[A] West Bengal

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Punjab

[D] Karnataka


[7] Which city hosted the 2018 International Buddhist Conference?

[A] Nagpur

[B] Hderabad

[C] Lumbini

[D] Kanpur


[8] Which IIT institute has installed India’s first 5G radio laboratory?

[A] IIT Delhi

[B] IIT Bombay

[C] IIT Madras

[D] IIT Kharagpur


[9] Which country hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018)? 

[A] Cyprus

[B] Australia

[C] Malta

[D] United Kingdom


[10] Which programme has been launched by the government of India to attract foreign students to pursue higher education in India?

[A] Higher Education for you

[B] Education Hub

[C] Study in India

[D] Providing Education