1.Every year, which of the following state celebrates Utkala Dibasa on 1st April?
a. Bihar
b. Odisha
c. Punjab
d. Tamil Nadu

ANSWER: b. Odisha

 2.In which country was the fifth summit of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group held recently?
a. China
b. Pakistan
c. Sri Lanka
d. Russia

ANSWER: c. Sri Lanka

3.Recently in which state did the Prime Minister inaugurate 5.21 lakh houses of the beneficiaries of ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)-Gramin’?

  1. a. Madhya Pradesh
    b. Bihar
    c. Punjab
    d. Jharkhand

answer-a. Madhya Pradesh

 4.According to a study conducted by a group of researchers in which country, for the first time small particles of plastic called ‘microplastic’ have been detected in human blood?
a. Germany
b. Russia
c. Netherlands
d. Iran

ANSWER:  c. According to a study conducted by a group of researchers in the Netherlands

5.Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman of Infrastructure Leasing and Finance Limited (IL&FS)?
a. CS Rajan
b. Mohan Seth
c. Sohan Agarwal
d. Rahul Sachdeva

ANSWER:  a. CS Rajan