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|Government of which state has constituted a state Animal Welfare Board?||Haryana|
|Which state of India notified its separate state symbols post-split and creation of Telangana in 2014?||Andhra Pradesh|
|Which Indian cartoonist won the award in the best caricature category at the 13th edition of the World Press Cartoon awards 2018?||Thomas Antony|
|With which telecom company Patanjali has tied up to launch Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards?
Initially, only the employees and office bearers of Patanjali will be able to avail the benefits of the SIM card.
|BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)|
|Government of which state ordered the permanent closure of Sterlite Copper Plant?
The plant is based in Tuticorin.
|Which city will host the main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations on 21 June 2018?||Dehradun|
|Which Indian airport was recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the world's first fully solar energy-powered airport?||Cochin International Airport Limited|
|The Gaj Yatra was rolled out from which North-eastern state by Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)?
The event involves taking an elephant mascot across districts frequented by jumbo herds for generating awareness among the people.
|Who won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards held in Mumbai on 28th May 2018?||Virat Kohli|
|Who was appointed as the Governor of Mizoram?||Kummanam Rajasekharan|
|Who was appointed as the first Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Reserve Bank of India?||Sudha Balakrishnan|
|The first edition of Global Wind Summit will be held in which country from 25th to 28th September 2018?||Germany (City - Hamburg)|
|On which date the National Anti Terrorism Day is celebrated in India every year?||21st May|
|Name the oldest Indian woman who scaled the Mount Everest at the age of 53?||Sangeeta Bahl|
|Which city is hosting the 3-day Smart Cities India 2018 Expo?||New Delhi|
|The first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by Indian Navy's all-women crew was done by which Vessel?
The all-women crew completed the expedition in 8 months.
|Who was appointed as the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi?||Uttam Pacharne|
|Who was appointed as the Governor of Odisha?||Ganeshi Lal|
|In which country India has launched its second IT corridor to cash in on the burgeoning Chinese software market?||China|
|India's first national sports university will be set up in which state?||Manipur|
|Name the steel company which through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited (BNPL), has acquired a controlling stake in the debt-laden Bhushan Steel by acquiring 72.65 percent stake?
Under this acquisition, Tata Steel acquired 79 crore share at Rs 2 each.
|Which city was named as the India’s cleanest city as per Swachh Survekshan-2018?||Indore|
|The deadly Nipah (NiV) virus, a member of the family Paramyxoviridae, has been detected in which Indian state?||Kerala|
|The Supreme Court has approved Centre's draft scheme on the management of which river's water?||Cauvery|
|Name the Intellectual Property mascot that was launched recently by India?||IP Nani|
|Who was appointed as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)?||Shashank Manohar|
|The first-ever all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) began operations in which city?||Phagwara (Punjab)|
|Who was appointed as the Chief Minister of Karnataka?||H D Kumaraswamy|
|Who was awarded the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award 2017?||V K Saraswat|
|Name the the founder of Sulabh International who was awarded the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan?||Bindeshwar Pathak|
|Which IIM institute launched USD 25 million Bharat Inclusion Initiative for startups?||IIM-Ahmedabad|
|Who appointed as the new Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?||Rajyavardhan Rathore|
|Name the bank which was barred by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from extending fresh loans, under it’s prompt corrective action (PCA) framework, after the lender fell short of minimum capital adequacy ratio (CAR) requirement?||Allahabad Bank|
|Who was conferred with the 'Excellent Woman of Excellence' award at the Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018?||Nisha Bhalla|
|Name the popular electronic wallet application in India, which has launched in-app automatic recurring payments 'My Payments' feature for making recurring, high-value payment and other monthly expenses in an instant?||Paytm|
|India celebrates National Technology Day on which date?
It is celebrated to mark the historic feat of test-firing its very first nuclear-capable missile back in 1998.
|Name the US company which acquired 77 per cent stake in Flipkart?||Walmart|
|Name the nuclear weapon that was successfully tested at Pokhran Test Range on 1th May 1998?||Shakti-I|
|Name the Bollywood playback singer and singer of a band known as 'Silk Route' who has been nominated as the Green Ambassador for Sikkim?||Mohit Chauhan|
|Name the co-founder of Flipkart quit after acquisition of 77 per cent stake in the company by Walmart?||Sachin Bansal|
|Which North-eastern state launched 'Go To Village' Mission recently?||Manipur|
|Which city will host the International children's theatre festival in June 2018?||Kolkata|
|India's tea industry reported the highest-ever production during fiscal year 2017-18. How much tea was produced during the yearr 2017-18?||1,325.05 million kg|
|In which State, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for NTPC's Patratu Super Thermal Power Project?||Jharkhand|
|In which city ASEAN Indian Film Festival 2018 was held from 25 to 30 May?||New Delhi|
|Name the former Bollywood actress who has been conferred BRICS Business Forum Leadership Award for lifetime achievement in Indian cinema?||Sridevi|
|Which railway station in Assam has become the first in the country to run on solar power?||Guwahati|
|Name the US based Kathak dancer who has been awarded the Sri Jaydev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 2018?||Anindita Aanam|
|Name the city of Jharkhand where setting up of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been approved by the Union Cabinet?||Deoghar|
|Name the noted poet, lyricist and former Rajya Sabha MP who passed away on 13th May 2018?||Balkavi Bairagi|
|Who won the Indian Premier League 2018 by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final?||Chennai Super Kings|
|Who was awarded Player of the series (Most Valuable Player) in the Indian Premier League 2018?||Sunil Naraine (KKR)|
|On which date the World No Tobacco Day is observed across the world?||31st May|
|Who won the prestigious 2018 Man Booker International Prize for fiction for her novel 'Flights'?||Olga Tokarczuk|
|International Day of UN Peacekeepers was observed on which date?
The 2018 theme was UN Peacekeepers: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice.
|Name the South-African cricketer who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 23rd May 2018?
For his exceptional batting and fielding skills he is also known as Mr 360.
|AB de Villiers|
|Which country won the 5th Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2018 (Hockey)?||South Korea|
|World Turtle Day was observed on which date?||23rd May|
|Which country has launched the world's first floating nuclear power plant, Akademik Lomonosov?||Russia|
|International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on which date?
The theme of International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 was celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity.
|Who has been appointed as the first female director of Central Intelligence Agency(CIA) of USA?||Gina Haspel|
|World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was observed every year?||17th May|
|Which comprehensive plan was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to eliminate trans fat in foods by 2023?||REPLACE|
|Who was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Malaysia?||Mahathir bin Mohamad|
|Which country has announced withdrawal from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran?||United States of America|
|Which country will host the 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS-2018) on 10th to 12th May 2018?
The theme of the summit was 'Telling our Stories- Asia and More'.
|Name the former Chief Justice of Pakistan who has been named the interim Prime Minister until the general elections in July 2018?||Nasir ul Mulk|
|Name the former Australian cricketer who has been appointed the coach of Australian cricket team in place of Darren Lehmann, who resigned following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa?||Justin Langer|
|Which country won the Thomas Cup badminton tournament (men's) for the 10th time defeating Japan in the final?||China|
|Which country won the Uber Cup badminton tournament (women's) defeating Thailand in the final?
The country won this title for the first time after 1981.
|Name the Nobel laureate from Bangladesh who has been awarded the 11th Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences Humanatarian Award 2018?||Muhammad Yunus|