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What was the theme of the 2018 World Malaria Day? Ans: Ready to beat malaria
Name the renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith award winner who has been elected as the new president of Sahitya Akademi? Ans: Chandrashekhara Kambar

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  • What was the theme of the 2018 World Malaria Day? Ans: Ready to beat malaria
  • Name the renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith award winner who has been elected as the new president of Sahitya Akademi? Ans: Chandrashekhara Kambar
  • Who won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service? Ans: The New York Times and The New Yorker
  • Who is appointed as the first BCCI ombudsman? Ans: Justice D.K.Jain
  • Which country launched the Hyperspectral Precursor of the Application Mission (PRISMA) Satellite? Ans: Italy
  • Name the Indian-American economist who has been appointed the Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Ans: Gita Gopinath
  • On which day International Civil Aviation Day was observed across the world? Ans: 7th December
  • Name Indias first fully organic state which won the Food and Agricultural Organisations (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award? Ans: Sikkim
  • Asian Para Games 2018 was held in which country? Ans: Indonesia
  • In which country India has launched its second IT corridor to cash in on the burgeoning Chinese software market? Ans: China
  • Which social media platform had launched India specific tools called Candidate Connect and Share You Voted for general election? Ans: Facebook
  • Which state has launched the Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme under which farmers having land less than 5 acres will receive Rs 9000 in addition to Rs 6000 announced by the Central Government? Ans: Andhra Pradesh
  • Which IIT institute has developed Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministrys new initiative of National Digital Library of India (NDLI)? Ans: IIT Kharagpur
  • What is the name of severe cyclonic storm that hit the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu causing loss of lives and property? Ans: Gaja
  • Which district of Uttar Pradesh has been renamed as Ayodhya? Ans: Faizabad
  • NASAs InSight spacecraft landed safely on which planet to kick off a two-year mission to explore the deep interior of the Red Planet? Ans: Mars
  • Kartik Chandra Rath passed away after a prolonged illness. He belonged to which field? Ans: Theatre
  • Which word was declared as the Hindi Word of the Year 2018 by the Oxford Dictionary? Ans: Nari Shakti
  • At which place International Gita Mahotsav 2018 was held from 07 to 23 December 2018? Ans: Kurukshetra (Haryana)
  • By which date the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has asked food businesses to comply with the new packaging regulations that bar use of recycled plastics and newspapers to wrap food articles? Ans: 1st July 2019
  • Which IIT institute installed Indias first 5G radio laboratory? Ans: IIT-Delhi
  • By how much per cent the Union Government approved a proposal by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to increase wages of artisans? Ans: 36 percent
  • On which day the International Day of Peace observed was observed across the world? Ans: 21st September
  • Which Indian state became the first one to have a law against sextortion? Ans: Jammu and Kashmir
  • The Supreme Court of India on 28th September 2018 has lifted ban on entry of women of all ages into which temple? Ans: Sabarimala Temple
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