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Who is the first female president of Slovakia? Ans: Zuzana Caputova
Name the Indian chess player who has become the youngest Indian and 2nd youngest in the world to become a Grandmaster at the age of 12 years 7 months and 17 days? Ans: D Gukesh

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  • Who is the first female president of Slovakia? Ans: Zuzana Caputova
  • Name the Indian chess player who has become the youngest Indian and 2nd youngest in the world to become a Grandmaster at the age of 12 years 7 months and 17 days? Ans: D Gukesh
  • Which cricketer was named ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the year 2018? Ans: Virat Kohli
  • Name the American mathematician who has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, also known as the Nobel for mathematics? Ans: Karen Uhlenbeck
  • Name the German car manufacturer which has been imposed a penalty of Rs. 500 crore by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)? Ans: Volkswagen
  • On which day the National Maritime Day is observed every year in India? Ans: 5th April
  • Shooting World Cup 2019 was held at Ans: New Delhi
  • Which country will host the 2018 SAARC Business Leaders Conclave? Ans: Nepal
  • Name the veteran ad maker and theatre personality who died on 17 November 2018 at the age of 90? Ans: Alyque Padamsee
  • Which railway station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar Junction? Ans: Mughalsarai
  • Gautam Gambhir, Prabhu Deva, and Late Kader Khan were conferred with which civilian awards? Ans: Padma Shri
  • Who won the prestigious 2018 Man Booker International Prize for fiction for her novel Flights? Ans: Olga Tokarczuk
  • At which place first ever Drone Olympics, a competition for UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) was held from 18th to 21st February 2019? Ans: Bengaluru
  • Who won the Golden Glove award in the FIFA Football World Cup 2018? Ans: Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)
  • Where is Titanwala Museum? Ans: Bagru, Rajasthan
  • RBI will issue Rs 20 banknotes of greenish-yellow colour. The new Rs 20 banknotes will bear which heritage site of India? Ans: Ellora Caves
  • Which ministry launched STARS (Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science to fund science project)? Ans: Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • What was Indias rank in the global index for the worlds most powerful passport in 2019? Ans: 79th
  • The Geographical Indications Registry on March 1, 2019 granted the GI Tag to four categories of Arabica Coffee. In which Indian state Arabica Coffee is grown? Ans: Karnataka
  • On which day the World Book and Copyright Day is observed every year? Ans: 23rd April
  • What was the theme of 2018 World Earth Day? Ans: End Plastic Pollution
  • What is the name of Indias new fastest supercomputer? Ans: Pratyush
  • For women earning more than Rs 15,000 a month for how many weeks out of maternity leave of 26 weeks, the Women and Child Development ministry has announced to give salaries? Ans: 7 weeks
  • Who became the first Indian to win a gold in the vault event of the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup 2018? Ans: Dipa Karmakar
  • Three islands of which Union Territory have been renamed after freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose? Ans: Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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