[Q] In January 2024, India nominated the ‘Maratha Military Landscapes’, a network of _____ forts across Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu for inclusion in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list for 2024-25.

(a)  12

(b)  20

(c)  15

(d)  10

[ANS] a


[Q] According to the report on the Status of Snow Leopards in India released by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav in January 2024, How many snow leopards are reported in India?

(a)  518

(b)  690

(c)  437

(d)  718

[ANS] d


[Q] In the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by the Transparency International in January 2024, India ranked ___________ out of 180 countries, while ___________ (country) tops the list.

(a)  90th; Denmark

(b)  85th; Finland

(c)  93; Denmark

(d)  85th; New Zealand

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has been recently appointed as the 9th Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for 3 years?

(a)  Anand Kumar Singh

(b)  Rajiv Ranjan Tiwari

(c)  Anil Kumar Lahoti

(d)  V. Raghunandan

[ANS] c


[Q] When was Martyrs’ Day/Shaheed Diwas 2024 observed across India?

(a)  30th January 2024

(b)  28th January 2024

(c)  31st January 2024

(d)  27th January 2024

[ANS] a


[Q] During the Visit of Emmanuel Macron, President of France to India as the Chief Guest for the 75th Republic Day of India, Which company has signed an MoU with Airbus Helicopters to set up a final assembly line (FAL) for H125 helicopters in India?

(a)  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

(b)  Bharat Electronics Limited

(c)  TATA Advanced Systems Limited

(d)  Mahindra Aerospace Limited

[ANS] c


[Q] In February 2024, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav announced that 5 wetlands from India (3 from Karnataka and 2 from Tamil Nadu) were designated as RAMSAR Sites – Wetlands of International importance.

With this addition, the total number of RAMSAR sites in India has increased to ________.

(a)  80

(b)  72

(c)  75

(d)  82

[ANS] a


[Q]  Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar was sworn in as the 17th King of _________ (country).

(a)  Saudi Arabia

(b)  Qatar

(c)  Oman

(d)  Malaysia

[ANS] d


[Q] What did Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announce regarding Indian Railways in the 2024-25 Interim Budget?

(a) Two economic corridors for energy and mineral transportation.

(b) Three economic railway corridors to reduce congestion and logistics costs.

(c) Upgradation of 30,000 trains to Vande Bharat standards.

(d) Allocation of funds for high-speed rail projects.

[ANS] b


[Q] How many normal rail bogies are proposed to be converted to Vande Bharat standards for passenger safety and convenience?

(a) 10,000

(b) 20,000

(c) 30,000

(d) 40,000

[ANS] d


[Q] Who is the Chairman of the Sixteenth Finance Commission?

(a) Shri Ajay Narayan Jha

(b) Dr.Niranjan Rajadhyaksha

(c) Dr.Soumya Kanti Ghosh

(d) Shri Arvind Panagariya

[ANS] d


[Q] What is Alpenglow, recently seen in the news?

(a) A new type of mountain

(b) A natural phenomenon involving the illumination of mountain slopes by the sun

(c) An environmental organization

(d) A rare flower discovered in mountain regions

[ANS] b


[Q] The Indian Navy declared 2024 as the ___________(year).

(a)  Year of Naval Civilians

(b)  Year of Naval Technology

(c)  Year of Naval Weapons

(d)  Year of Naval AI

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the personality who has honoured with the “Outstanding Business Woman of the Year 2023′ Award.

(a)  Vani Kola

(b)  Bina Modi

(c)  Shikha Sharma

(d)  VandanaLuthra

[ANS] b


[Q] Who has recently sworn in as the Chief Minister (CM) of Jharkhand?

(a)  Babulal Marandi

(b)  MadhuKoda

(c)  Shibu Soren

(d)  Champai Soren

[ANS] d


[Q] Padma Shri Awardee Dr ___________, the developer of India’s 1st oral contraceptive pill ‘Saheli‘ Passed Away.

(a)  Vishwa Kumar Gupta

(b)  Subrat Kumar Acharya

(c)  NityaAnand

(d)  Alaka Deshpande

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has been appointed as the new Army Vice Chief of India?

(a) Lt Gen MV Suchindra Kumar

(b) Lt Gen BipinRawat

(c) Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag

(d) Lt Gen UpendraDwivedi

[ANS] d


[Q] Which country appointed Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak as its new Prime Minister?

(a) Syria

(b) Iraq

(c) Yemen

(d) Egypt

[ANS] c


[Q] Which day is celebrated as Safer Internet Day?

(a) February 14

(b) March 8

(c) April 22

(d) February 6

[ANS] d


[Q] What is the primary objective of ‘GHAR Portal’, recently seen in the news?

(a) Monitor and track the restoration of historical monuments

(b) Digitally track and monitor the restoration and repatriation of children

(c) To offer healthcare services to children

(d) To provide real time updates about upcoming disasters

[ANS] b


[Q] ‘INS Sandhayak’, recently seen in the news, is what kind of vessel?

(a) Survey vessel ship

(b) Frigate

(c) Naval Destroyer

(d) Aircraft Carrier

[ANS] a


[Q] What is the theme of World Cancer Day 2024?

(a) Close the Care Gap

(b) Not Beyond Us

(c) Together let’s do something

(d) We can I can

[ANS] a


[Q] Which Indian Institute of Management (IIM) has topped among the Top Government MBA colleges in the Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF)’s Top Master of Business Administration (MBA) Colleges in India – 2024 released in February 2024?

(a)  IIM Indore

(b)  IIM Bangalore

(c)  IIM Ahmedabad

(d)  IIM Calcutta

[ANS] c


[Q] Which country’s Jielong-3 rocket has launched nine satellites into the Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO)?

(a)  Russia

(b)  Iran

(c)  Japan

(d)  China

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the first 25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug that was delivered to the Indian Navy (IN) at Naval Ship Repair Yard (NSRY) in Kochi, Kerala in February 2024.

(a)  Yard 307 – Bajran

(b)  Yard 306 – Baljeet

(c)  Yard 305 – Mahabali

(d)  Yard 308 – Bhim

[ANS] c


[Q] The Indian Navy (IN) commissioned the Indian Naval Ship (INS) ___________ , the first of four Survey Vessel Large (SVL) ships in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

(a)  INS Sutlej

(b)  INS Sandhayak

(c)  INS Nirupak

(d)  INS Darshak

[ANS] b


[Q] How long is the entire Indo-Myanmar border that India plans to fence for enhanced security?

(a) 1343 kilometers

(b) 1543 kilometers

(c) 1843 kilometers

(d) 1643 kilometers

[ANS] d


[Q] What is the maximum duration of stay allowed for Indian tourists in Iran without a visa?

(a) 10 days

(b) 45 days

(c) 20 days

(d) 15 days

[ANS] d


[Q] Where was the ‘India’s First Digital National Museum of Epigraphy’ inaugurated?

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Bengaluru

(c) Chennai

(d) Jaipur

[ANS] a


[Q] Which one of the following is the best description of ‘ABHYAS’, recently seen in the news?

(a) A Transit method to detect planets

(b) A high-speed expendable aerial target

(c) A satellite

(d) A next generation Stealth aircraft

[ANS] b