1.The central government recently approved additional assistance of Rs 1,887.23 crore to how many states affected by natural calamities last year under the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF)?
a. 5
b. 7
c. 10
d. 12

ANSWER: a. 5

2.The Cabinet Committee on Security has recently approved the purchase of how many indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) at a cost of Rs 3,887 crore?
a. 25
b. 30
c. 15
d. 20

ANSWER: c. 15

3.The Central Government has recently approved what percentage increase in ‘Dearness Allowance’ ie DA to central employees and pensioners?
a. Five percent
b. Three percent
c. Seven percent
d. four percent

ANSWER: b. Three percent

4.Which country has recently announced the establishment of a new Defense Space Command Agency to counter the growing influence of Russia and China in space?
a. India
b. Nepal
c. Japan
d. Australia

ANSWER: d. Australia

5.Recently the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) was finalized between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and which country?
a. India
b. China
c. Russia
d. Pakistan

ANSWER: a. India