Who has won Men’s Singles title at the Austrian Open International Challenge badminton tournament 2018?
[A] B. Sai Praneeth
[B] Prannoy Kumar
[C] Srikanth Kidambi
[D] Parupalli Kashyap
Parupalli Kashyap defeated Malaysia’s June Wei Cheam in the men’s singles final of the Austrian Open International Challenge in Vienna.
At the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal in men’s singles.
 In which city India’s first Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre was launched?
The centre, which is a CSR initiative of Airports Authority of India (AAI), will initially train 2,360 students free of cost in three years.
 Who has been appointed as the new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army?
[A] Lt. Gen Anil Chauhan
[B] Lt General Devraj Anbu
[C] Lt General Sarath Chand
[D] Lt General Praveen Bakshi
[Lt. Gen Anil Chauhan]
He succeeded Lt General A K Bhatt who will assume charge of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps.
 The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in which state?
[C] Andhra Pradesh
‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh.
Kolleru is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the country.
 The Union Ministry of Defence (MoD) has constituted 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects (RMCOMP). Who is the head of the committee?
[A] Amber Dubey
[B] Vinay Sheel Oberoi
[C] R. K. Tyagi
[D] R. K. Jain
[Vinay Sheel Oberoi]
The committee will have tenure till the end of August 2018.
 What will be the base year of gross domestic product (GDP) and Index of Industrial Production (IIP)?
The government will change the base year to 2017-18 for the calculation of GDP and IIP numbers.
Base year to calculate Consumer Price Index (CPI) will be 2018.
 Which state has signed a pact with “Amazon India” to facilitate online selling of Khadi products?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] West Bengal
[C] Tamil Nadu
Amazon India will educate, train and enable rural khadi artisans to directly sell their products to Amazon.in customers across the country under the brand of UP Khadi.
 What was the theme of 2018 National Science Day?
[A] Science and Technology for a sustainable future.
[B] Fostering Scientific Temper.
[C] Science for Nation Building.
[D] Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation.
[Science and Technology for a sustainable future]
National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928.
 The eighth edition Lamitye 2018, bilateral military exercise was held at Mahe Island between Indian Army and ……………
[B] Sri Lanka
The eigth edition of joint military exercise between India and Seychelles, Lamitye 2018 was conducted at Mahe Island.
The Lamitye exercise is conducted biennially between Indian and Seychelles.
 What is the ranking of India in Global Democracy Index 2017?
India has ranked 42nd on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Democracy Index 2017.
This marks a drop by 10 spots as compared to 32nd rank last year.
The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the UK-based company the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that intends to measure the state of democracy.
The index was first produced in 2006.
Top 5 countries:
 New Zealand
Position of neighbouring countries:
Pakistan (110th), Bangladesh (92nd), Nepal (94th), Bhutan (99th) China (139th), Myanmar (120th) and Sri Lanka (62nd)