Which country was largest source of foreign investment (FDI) in India According to Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies 2016-17 released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
Mauritius was the largest source of foreign investment in India, followed by the US and the UK.
 Which state has launched Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Yojana (MMKSY) for artists?
[C] West Bengal
[D] Tamil Nadu
The scheme is launched to provide financial assistance to the literature and cultural artists of state.
 Who has won the 2018 Kolkata Open International Invitation Snooker Championship?
[A] Laxman Rawat
[B] Brijesh Damani
[C] Pankaj Advani
[D] Aditya Mehata
Aditya Mehta has won the 2018 Kolkata Open International Invitation Snooker Championship.
He is an Indian professional snooker player & Asian Games medalist,
In the final, he defeated Englishman Professional Player Alfie Burden by 5-4.
This is his third Kolkata Open title since its inception.
 Which Indian golfer has won the Royal Cup tournament 2017?
[A] Anirban Lahiri
[B] Shiv Chawrasia
[C] Shiv Kapur
[D] Arjun Atwal
Shiv Kapur has won his third Asian Tour title on 31 December.
Shiv Kapur is the only golfer to win three Asian Tour tournaments this year.
He is the only golfer to win multiple Asian Tour titles in 2017.
 Which country is the world’s third largest steel producer in 2017?
China has remained world leader by producing 831.7 MT in 2017.
Japan is second largest global steel producer.
India overtook the US to become the world’s third-largest steel producer in 2018.
 7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) 2018 was held in which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat matrix was held in Karnataka from January 14-20, 2018.
 Who has been selected for fifth Yash Chopra Memorial Award?
[A] Anil Kapoor
[B] Dilip Kumar
[C] Soumitra Chatterjee
[D] Asha Bhosale
 Which state has won the best tableaux award in Republic Day parade?
[C] Tamil Nadu
Jai Bhavani, Jai Shivaji Maharashtra tableaux has won 1st prize.
Maharashtra’s tableau was titled Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj coronation.
Assam’s tableau depicting traditional “masks and sastras” bagged the second prize.
 With which e-commerce company, Vodafone India has inked an ‘exclusive partnership’ to offer entry level smart phones at an effective price starting at Rs 999?
Vodafone India has partnered with e-commerce marketplace Flipkart to provide a range of entry-level smartphones at an effective price of Rs. 999.
The scheme is valid for existing and new Vodafone prepaid subscribers only and is valid until March 31, 2018.
 At what position India was ranked among emerging economies on Inclusive Development Index (IDI-2018) released by World Economic Forum (WEF)?
India was ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index.
Norway remains the world’s most inclusive advanced economy.
Lithuania tops the list of emerging economies.
 Which company has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for 2018?
Technology giant Apple topped Fortune magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for 2018.
E-commerce giant Amazon has retained its second spot, followed by Google’s parent Alphabet.
 Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange [NCDEX]?
[A] Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
[B] B. N. Suresh
[C] Vijay Kumar Venkataraman
[D] Mahesh Mittal
[Vijay Kumar Venkataraman]
He had worked at NCDEX as chief business officer between June 2009 to September 2014.