For the first time India hosted the 17th Annual Conference of International Competition Network 2018 (ICN2018). Which city hosted the conference?
[A] New Delhi
India hosted the 17th Annual Conference of International Competition Network 2018 (ICN2018) from 21 to 23 March.
The conference provided an opportunity to exchange ideas and strategies for effective enforcement of competition law.
The International Competition Network is an informal, virtual network that seeks to facilitate cooperation between competition law authorities globally.
It was established in 2001.
 The first-ever National Conference on Drug Law Enforcement was held in which city?
[D] New Delhi
The conference was organized by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Ministry of Home Affairs.
 In which city has the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) launched an initiative ‘Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar’?
The purpose of the initiative is to create a pool of media professionals interested in foreign policy and guide them on connecting with the MEA.
 With which bank India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) has signed a pact to offer mortgage guarantee backed home loan?
[A] Bank of India
[B] State Bank of India
[State Bank of India]
 Which Indian has clinched the gold medal in 10m women’s air rifle event of the season’s first junior ISSF World Cup in Sydney?
[A] Elavenil Valarivan
[B] Apurvi Chandela
[C] Ayonika Paul
[D] Shreya Agrawal
Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan clinched the gold medal in 10m women’s air rifle event of the season’s first junior ISSF World Cup.
 Which hockey team has won the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018?
[A] Hockey Bihar
[B] Air India Sports Promotion Board
[C] Petroleum Sports Promotion Board
[D] Hockey Punjab
Punjab won its first National title in five years, registering a 2-1 win against Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) in the final of the 8th men’s National hockey championships.
 Recently, the Government of India (GoI) has approved to set up a Plastic Park in which state?
[D] Madhya Pradesh
Government of India has approved the setting up of a Plastic Park in Deoghar District, Jharkhand.
The project would be set up at a cost of Rs. 120 crores in an area of 150 acres and a range of polymer products including woven sacks, moulded furniture, water tanks, bottles, pipes mosquito nets, etc would be manufactured.
It has great potential for attracting investment for setting up an ecosystem for plastic industry and generates employment opportunities for the local populace.
 Which state government has declared Jackfruit as official fruit of the state?
[D] Tamil Nadu
The Kerala government has declared jackfruit as its official fruit.
The aim is to promote the ‘Kerala jackfruit’ as a brand in markets across the country and abroad.
Every year, around 32 crore jackfruits are produced in the State, of which 30 per cent gets wasted.
 Which state hosted the 11th Rashtriya Rifles Biennial Conference 2018?
[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[Jammu & Kashmir]
The eleventh Rashtriya Rifles Biennial Conference was conducted at Nagrota, Jammu & Kashmir from 26 to 27 March 18.
 Which Indian cities are best Indian cities to live in, according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking 2018?
[A] Bengaluru and Kolkata
[B] Mumbai and Bengaluru
[C] Hyderabad and Pune
[D] Mumbai and New Delhi
[Hyderabad and Pune]
In Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking Hyderabad and Pune have been jointly ranked at 142.
Other Indian cities: Bengaluru (149), Chennai (151), Mumbai, (154), Kolkata (160), with New Delhi (162).
Top five cities in the world:
 Vienna, Austria
 Zurich, Switzerland
 Munich, Germany and Auckland, New Zealand
 Vancouver, Canada