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Name the Indian agricultural scientist who has been chosen for the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture? Ans: MS Swaminathan
As per the NITI Aayog’s ‘Strategy for New India @75’, the Union Government aim to accelerate growth to 8 per cent and propel the country towards a USD 5-trillion economy by which year? Ans: 2030

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  • Name the Indian agricultural scientist who has been chosen for the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture? Ans: MS Swaminathan
  • As per the NITI Aayogs Strategy for New India @75, the Union Government aim to accelerate growth to 8 per cent and propel the country towards a USD 5-trillion economy by which year? Ans: 2030
  • On which day the Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year in India? Ans: 26th July
  • At which place in Gujarat world first International Centre for Humanatarian Forensics was launched jointly by International Committee of Red Cross and Gujarat Forensic Science University? Ans: Gandhinagar
  • Google Doodle celebrated 30th anniversary of World Wide Web (WWW) on March 12. Who invented WWW? Ans: Tim Berners-Lee
  • Which Indian actress got featured in the Times 100 Most Influential People of 2018? Ans: Deepika Padukone
  • What was the position of India at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2018? Ans: Third
  • What is the name of Indias first made-in-India engineless train which was recently named as the Vande Bharat Express by the Railways Ministry? Ans: Train 18
  • Where is Indias first fulldome 3D Digital theatre inaugurated? Ans: Kolkata
  • Name the place in Arunachal Pradesh where World War II Memorial Museum was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pema Khandu? Ans: Jairampur
  • Which state launched the Fiber Grid (T-Fiber) program to offer affordable and high-speed broadband service across the state? Ans: Telangana
  • Name the Indian cricketer who has become the highest run scorer in T20 internationals by surpassing New Zealands Martin Guptill? Ans: Rohit Sharma
  • Which English word is the Oxford Word of the Year 2018? Ans: Toxic
  • When was the GST E-way Bill rolled-out in India for the interstate transport of goods in India? Ans: 1st April 2018
  • Giuseppina Nicolini, Mayor of Lampedusa (Italy) and the nongovernmental organisation SOS Mediterranee (France) are the winners which UNESCO international prize? Ans: Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017
  • The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed every year in India on 31st October to commemorate the birth anniversary of which leader? Ans: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • What is the name given by Hawaiian language professor Larry Kimura to the first ever black hole photographed by Event Horizon Telescope? Ans: Powehi
  • What was the theme of the 2018 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD)? Ans: Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world
  • Which comprehensive plan was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to eliminate transfat in foods by 2023? Ans: REPLACE
  • Which country won the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 defeating Croatia in the final? Ans: France
  • What is the theme of National Consumers Day 2018? Ans: Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints
  • Which North-Eastern State has declared the Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival to be its State Festival? Ans: Arunachal Pradesh
  • On which date International Womens Day is observed across the world? Ans: 8th March
  • Which country is planning to launch its own artificial moon by 2020? Ans: China
  • Which chicken breed from Madhya Pradesh recently got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag? Ans: Kadaknath
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