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BSC MATCH POINT -- JULY 2018 -- USEFUL FOR MAIN EXAMS.


BSC  MATCH POINT—JULY 2018
- The first female chief of the New York stock Exchange (NYSE) in its history of 226 years = Stacey Cunningham
- The state govt which will provide pension ( 250/month) to 16 lakh senior citizens of the state who are 60 years and above – Assam
- The new Chief Minister of Karnataka – HD Kumaraswamy
- The Prime Minister of the Netherlands who visited India recently – Mark Rutte
- The country to which the US has withdrew its invitation to participate in the biennial maritime exercise Rim of the Pacific or RIMPAC – China
- The former captain of South African cricket team who has retired from all forms of international cricket – AB de Villiers
- Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2018 – Olga Tokarczuk (for Flights)
- Winner of the 2018 Italian Open tennis tournament – Rafael Nadal
- The state where an outbreak of Nipah virus was reported recently – Kerala
- The person who was re-elected as the President of Venezuela recently – Nicolas Maduro
- The Japanese film directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda which won Palme d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival award - Shoplifters
- The public sector bank which has reported a whopping 77.18-bn loss in its fourth quarter of FY18 - SBI
- The country to which the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, paid a four-day visit recently - Israel
- The new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Coal India – Anil Kumar Jha
- The footballer who won the European Golden Shoe award for the fifth time recently – Lionel Messi
- The city where the govt has approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) – Bhopal
- The first female director of the US intelligence agency CIA – Gina Haspel
- The women’s hockey team which defeated India to win the fifth Asian Champions Trophy final – South Korea
- The state where PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Zojila Tunnel recently – Jammu and Kashmir
- The justice who was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Manipur High Court – Ramalingam Sudhakar
- The state which has announced to spend 25 cr on renovating the historic British Raj ‘Bantony Castle Estate’ – Himachal Pradesh
- The new Chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) – Subhash Chandra Khuntia
- The bank which has launched ‘Agenda 25X25’ to create a synergetic start-up environment for women entrepreneurs – YES Bank
- Winner of the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix F1 championship – Lewis Hamilton
- The country where volcano Mount Kilauea erupted recently – US
- The city which has been ranked first in India’s cleanest cities survey ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’ – Indore
- The initial corpus approved by the CCEA for Micro Irrigation Fund with NABARD - 5000 cr
- The IT firm which has set up India Trade Connect, a blockchain-based trade network in India, in partnership with seven banks – Infosys
- The telecom firm whose merger with Bharti Airtel has been approved by the department of telecommunications – Telenor India
- The person who has been elected to serve a second two-year term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) – Shashank Manohar
- The country to which India released grant of 18.07 cr for river training and construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers – Nepal
- The bank which posted its highest-ever quarterly net loss of 134 bn in the last quarter of 2017-18 – PNB
- India’s trade deficit for the fiscal year 2017-18 ending in Mar 2018 ending in Mar 2018-$156.8bn
- The bank whose board has divested its MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian of all powers – Allahabad Bank
- The IIM which has launched a Bharat Inclusion Initiative to build knowledge and foster innovation and entrepreneurial activity – IIM-Ahmedabad
- The plan launched by the WHO to eliminate industrially – produced artificial trans fats from the global food supply by 2023 – REPLACE
The new Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting (Independent Charge) in the recent Cabinet reshuffle – Rajyavardhan Rathore
- Winner of the women’s singles title of the Madrid Open 2018 – Petra Kvitova
- The country where Shinmoedake volcano erupted recently – Japan
- The Chinese bank which has launched its first India-dedicated publicly offered investment fund – ICBC
- The country which opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem recently – US
- The country to which the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid a five-day visit recently – Sri Lanka
- The richest person of the UK in the Sunday Times Rich List for 2018 – Jim Ratcliffe
- The size of the mega project finalized by the India Army for a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks to be produced indigenously - 150 bn
- The record production by the Indian tea industry during financial year 2017-18 – 1,325.05 mn kg
- The company which purchased leading Pakistani online retailer ‘Daraz’ recently – Alibaba
- The state where the month-long massive military exercise “Vijay Prahar” was conducted recently – Rajasthan
- The person honoured with the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018 in Bhubaneswar recently – Muhammad Yunus
- The country with which India held warfare training exercise called “Ekatha” recently – Maldives
- The state which paid farmers to meet input costs by giving them 4,000 each for every acre as part of its ‘Rythu Bandhu’ scheme recently – Telangana
- The bank which is rolling a project with farmers in Haryana and Rajasthan under its ‘Livelihood and Water Security’ CSR initiative – YES Bank
- The new increased investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) - 15 lakh
- The new Prime Minister of Malaysia – Mahathir Mohamad
- The new political party launched by the football star Bhaichung Bhutia – Hamro Sikkim
- The three nations which Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited recently – Guatemala, Panama and Peru
- India’s growth rate in 2018 as reaffirmed by the IMF recently – 7.4 per cent
- The state which has launched the country’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC) for all seven smart cities of the state – Madhya Pradesh
- The country which successfully launched a hyperspectral imaging satellite ‘Gaofen-5’ for comprehensive observation of the atmosphere (including air pollution) – China
- India’s ranking on Global Optimism Index (for the first quarter of 2018) – Sixth
- The head of the advisory council set up by the 15th Finance Commission – Arvind Virmani
- The position of PM Narendra Modi among the 10 most powerful people in the world in US magazine Forbes’ 2018 list – Ninth
- The index has been topped by – Xi Jinping
- The country with which the US President Donald Trump scrapped nuclear deal recently – Iran
- The firm which recently acquired 77 per cent stake in India’s largest ecommerce company Flipkart – Walmart
- The new President of Costa Rica – Carlos Alvarado
- The new Prime Minister of Armenia – Nikol Pashinyan
- The venue of the climate summit which will take place in Sep 2019 to review the Paris Agreement commitments – New York
- The country which has topped the inaugural Asia Power Index by The Lowy Institute – US
- India’s ranking on the index – Fourth
- The firm which has come together with the NITI Aayog to help build the AI ecosystem across the country – Google
- The venue of the third edition of the UN Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) – New Delhi
- The country which topped the South Asian Junior Athletics Championships held in Colombo – India
- The agency with which India has signed a pact of 200-mn-dollar loan for the National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) – World Bank
- The person who was sworn in for a fourth term as Russian president recently – Vladimir Putin
- The present Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation who visited India recently - Rashid Kutbiddinovitch Alimov
- The US space agency Nasa’s mission sent to Mars recently – insight
- Winner of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Open squash title – Ramit Tandon
- The country where the quadrennial international football tournament 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place from 14 Jun to 15 Jul 2018 – Russia
- The city where the twelfth informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers was held recently – Manila
- The state which launched ‘Go to Village’ mission recently – Manipur
- The Noble Prize which was cancelled for 2018 after sexual assault scandal recently – Literature
- The US state which has now become world’s fifth largest economy – California
- India’s position (with $55.9 bn spending) among the world’s biggest military spenders in 2017 as per SIPRI – Fifth

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