Educational Affairs Pdf

Educational Affairs PDF

Educational Affairs PDF – JAN to APR

January 2019

  1. ISRO has launched which initiative with students to engage them on space science activities?

Ans: Samwad

  1. The tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ has recently occurred in which country?

Ans: Thailand

  1. What is the India’s rank at the EIU Democracy Index 2018?

Ans: 41st

  1. What is the India’s position at the 2019 Henley and Partners Passport Index?

Ans: 79th

  1. Which IIT has decided to launch 6-month Artificial Intelligence course?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur

  1. The world’s first human rights TV channel has been launched in which city?

Ans: London

  1. Which IIT will launch India’s first B.Tech course in Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Ans: IIT Hyderabad

  1. SANH is a research programme to tackle which pollution?

Ans: To study nitrogen pollution

  1. Oxford dictionaries has declared which word as the Hindi word for the year 2018?

Ans: Nari Shakthi

  1. In which year, India would participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA)?

Ans: 2021

February 2019

  1. What is the India’s rank at the 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) of Transparency International (TI)?

Ans: 78th

  1. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), which is in news recently, is related to which of the following animals?

Ans: Pig

  1. India’s unemployment rate hit a 4 decade high to what percent in 2017-18, as per PLFS survey by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)?

Ans: 6.1%

  1. Which high court has ruled against negative marking in competitive examinations?

Madras High Court

  1. Dakshayani, which is in news recently, is a/an _____?

Ans: Animal

  1. The Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) has established at which IIT?

Ans: IIT Madras

  1. Which of the following will be the official mascot of 13th COP of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (COP CMS 13)?


  1. Which country has decided to include Hindi as the third official language in courts?

Ans: UAE

  1. Which state assembly has passed bill to end the minimum education criterion for panchayat and civic poll candidates?

Ans: Rajasthan

  1. Red Coral Kukri, sometimes seen in news, is related to which class of reptiles?

Ans: Snakes

  1. Operation Digital Board is associated with which of the following purposes?

Ans: Digitization of education

  1. Which state government has launched KALIA Chhatra Bruti scholarship?

Ans: Odisha

March 2019

  1. The National Institutes of Design (NID) has recently inaugurated in which of the following cities?

Ans: Bhopal & Jorhat

  1. Which state government has launched ‘Banglar Shiksha’ portal to provide real-time data on schools?

Ans: West Bengal

  1. Which Indian organisation has launched a ‘Yuva Vigyani Karyakram’ for school children?


  1. Where is the headquarters of Tea Board of India?

Ans: Kolkata

  1. The Centre of Excellence for European Union Studies in India (CEEUSI) has been inaugurated in which of the following universities?

Ans: JNU

  1. The students of which IIT have devised solution to detect fake notes at Smart India Hackathon 2019?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur

  1. What is the India’s rank in terms of highest number of impacted species in hotspots, as per recent study “Hotspots of human impact on threatened terrestrial vertebrates”?

Ans: 16th

  1. West Nile fever, sometimes seen in news, is spread by _____?

Ans: Mosquito

  1. The registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of which Section of the Representation of the People Act of 1951?

Ans: Section 29A

  1. Which country has topped the 2018 report on patents filed by members of the WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)?

Ans: United States

  1. What is the India’s rank in the 2019 UN World Happiness Index?

Ans: 140th

  1. What is the India’s rank in the 2019 WEF global Energy Transition index?

Ans: 76th

  1. Abhedya, which is in news recently, is associated to which of the following fields?

Ans: Nuclear Training facility

  1. The world’s longest salt cave has recently discovered in which of the following countries?

Ans: Israel

April 2019

  1. Which IIT has tied up with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy to develop training module?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur

  1. India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) will be set up in which of the following countries?

Ans: Malawi

  1. Which railway station has become the India’s first-ever railway station to get green ISO certification?

Ans: Guwahati

  1. Which institute has been ranked as the ‘Best Educational Institution’ in the 2019 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)?

Ans: IIT-Madras

  1. Which international agency has recently published a State of World Population 2019 report?


  1. What is the India’s rank in the 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness (ICP)?

Ans: 19th

  1. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has established a new academic position in honor of which Indian-born philosopher and economist?

Ans: Amartya Sen

  1. What is the India’s rank in the StartupBlink’s 2019 Startup Ecosystem Ranking?

Ans: 17th

  1. Which International organisation has announced that Qatar will officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of 2019?

Ans: ILO

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