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Name the Member of Parliament who was awarded the Outstanding Parliamentarian award for the year 2017? Ans: Bhartruhari Mahatab
Which Indian boxer fetched number one position in the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) latest world rankings? Ans: Mary Kom

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  • Name the Member of Parliament who was awarded the Outstanding Parliamentarian award for the year 2017? Ans: Bhartruhari Mahatab
  • Which Indian boxer fetched number one position in the International Boxing Associations (AIBA) latest world rankings? Ans: Mary Kom
  • Government of which Indian state was fined Rs 100 crore by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for its failure to curb illegal coal mining in the state? Ans: Meghalaya
  • Name the irrigation project which has entered into the Guiness Book of World Records for pouring 32,100 cubic meters of concrete in 24 hours? Ans: Polavaram project
  • Which is the third largest bank in India? Ans: Bank of Baroda
  • The Union Cabinet approved the agreement between India and which organisation for its participation in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA)? Ans: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED)
  • At which places in Telangana and Tamil Nadu, the Union Cabinet has approved setting up AIIMS under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)? Ans: Bibinagar and Madurai
  • Name the former Indian cricket captain who passed away on August 15, 2018? Ans: Ajit Wadekar
  • What is the new name of Chennai Central Railway Station? Ans: Dr. M. G. Ramachandran, Chennai Central Railway Station
  • Who won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards held in Mumbai on 28th May 2018? Ans: Virat Kohli
  • Who was conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for the Best Leading Lady (Critics Award)? Ans: Aditi Rao Hydari
  • On which day the Anti-Leprosy Day was observed in India? Ans: 30th January
  • Who won the Monte Carlo Masters singles tennis title for the 10th time? Ans: Rafael Nadal
  • Name the former badminton player of India who has been awarded the Sportstar Lifetime Achievement Award? Ans: Prakash Padukone
  • The worlds largest religious and cultural human congregation, Kumbh 2019 began in which city of Uttar Pradesh? Ans: Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad)
  • Who has become the first woman chief justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court? Ans: Gita Mittal
  • Name the Intellectual Property mascot that was launched recently by India? Ans: IP Nani
  • Who was appointed as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Ans: Gita Gopinath
  • In which city NABARD launched the South East Asias first-ever Centre for Climate Change (CCC)? Ans: Lucknow
  • 155th birth anniversary of which spiritual leader was celebrated in India on 12th January? Ans: Swami Vivekananda
  • Name the veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member who passed away recently at the age of 95? Ans: Kuldip Nayar
  • What was the theme of the 2018 World Radio Day? Ans: Radio and Sports
  • On which day the Global Earth Day is celebrated every year? Ans: 22nd April
  • Name the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia (India) which has emerged as the single largest habitat of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in the world? Ans: Chilika lake
  • Who won the Mens Singles title at the Australian Open 2018? Ans: Roger Federer
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