1.Who has been appointed as the new Director-General of the National Testing Agency (NTA)?

[A] Ritvik Ranjanam Pandey

[B] B Kishore

[C] Vineet Joshi

[D] Nitishwar Kumar

Correct Answer: C [Vineet Joshi]


2.The Union Cabinet has approved formulation of a new Integrated Scheme for School Education by subsuming which of the following schemes?

[A] Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

[B] Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan

[C] Teacher Education

[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: D [All of the above]


3.The Union Cabinet has approved MoU between India and SACEP for cooperation on oil and chemical pollution in the South Asian Seas Region. What does ‘SACEP’ stands for?

[A] South Asian Campatibility Environment Programme

[B] South Asian Cooperative Environment Programme

[C] South Asian Connectivity Environment Programme

[D] South Asian Coercive Environment Programme

Correct Answer: B [South Asian Cooperative Environment Programme]


4.Who has been elected as the new President of Egypt?

[A] Moussa Mostafa Moussa

[B] El-Sayyid el-Badawi

[C] Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

[D] Ahmed Shafik Sisi

Correct Answer: C [Abdel Fattah al-Sisi]


5.Which union ministry has recently joined hands with Ministry of Power to support household electrification scheme ‘Saubhagya’?

[A] Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

[B] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

[C] Ministry of Rural Development

[D] Ministry of Women and Child Development

Correct Answer: A [Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship]