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BSC SEPTMBER 2018 MATCH POINT


Match Point—BSC SEPTEMBER 2018
- The dimension, colour and motif on the reverse of the new  100 – denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series – 66 mm x 142 mm, lavender colour and Rani ki Vav
- The amount the govt has approved for infusion in five state-owned banks -  2,555 cr
- The typhoon which hit Shanghai city of China recently - Ampil
- The host of the 2018 women’s hockey World Cup - England
- Winner of the gold medal at the Badminton Asian Junior Championships 2018 held in Jakarta – Lakshya Sen
- The mascots of 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games respectively – Miraitowa and Someity
- The Internet satellite which Facebook is going to launch in 2019 - Athena
- The venue of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit to be held 30-31 Aug - Kathmandu
- The country which joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 68th member recently - Myanmar
- India’s Chef de Mission for Asian Games – Brij Bhushan
- The venue of the inaugural US – India ‘2+2 dialogue’ to be held on Sep 6 – New Delhi
- India’s growth rate in 2018-19 as estimated by the Asian Development Bank recently – 7.3%
- The head of the four-member committee set up to suggest measures to effectively deal with the incidents of lynching – Rajiv Gauba
- Winner of the ‘2017 Player of the Year’ award at All India Football Federation (AIFF) awards – Sunil Chhetri
- Winner of the ‘2017 Woman Footballer of the Year’ – Kamala Devi
- The bank which recently received RBI’s nod to enter Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore – Federal Bank
- The state which has topped Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC) - Kerala
- The state which has topped among small states (with population less than two crore) – Himachal Pradesh
- The state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System launched by the govt recently - SAFAR
- The fastest player to reach 1000 runs in one-day internationals (ODI) – Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan)
- The new reduced minimum annual deposit requirement for Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana accounts -  250 (earlier  1,000)
- The country to which Indian recently extended $ 200 – mn lines of credit for its economic development - Rwanda
- Winner of the 2018 German Grand Prix F1 championship – Lewis Hamilton
- The host city of the WSF – World Junior Squash Championship 2018 - Chennai
- The amount approved by the Finance Ministry for capital infusion in five weak public sector banks -  11,336 cr
- The new fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane for the marketing year starting Oct 2018 -  275 per quintal
- India’s GDP growth rate in 2018 as predicted by the IMF in its recent World Economic Outlook forecast – 7.3 percent
- The person who became the richest man in modern history with a net worth of $ 150 bn recently – Jeff  Bezos
- The country which has topped the 2018 ‘Soft Power 30’ index - UK
- The person who has topped the Forbes’ 20th annual Celebrity 100 ranking – Floyd Mayweather
- The state where Chief  Minister Manohar Lal Khattar recently launched ‘Paudhagiri’ campaign - Haryana
- The state where the foundation stone of country’s first skill training institute at Barang was laid recently - Odisha
- The present Secretary General of the World Customs Organisation – Kuniyo Mikuriya
- Winner of the men’s singles title of the 2018 Wimbledon – Novak Djokovic
- Winner of the women’s singles title – Angelique Kerber
- Winner of the women’s singles title of the 2018 Thailand Open badminton – Nozomi Okuhara
- The country which recently declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia - Peru
- The city where the US President Donald Trump and the Russian President Vladimir Putin held a historic summit recently – Helsinki (Finland)
- The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in Jun 2018 – 5.77 per cent
- India’s GDP growth in 2018-19 as per the new report by the OECD Development Centre – 7.4 per cent
- The country that will head the Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation (WCO) for two years as its Vice Chair - India
- The state where PM Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the Bansagar Canal Project recently – Uttar Pradesh
- The country which defeated Croatia to win the FIFA World Cup 2018 played in Moscow - France
- The Union Ministry which is implementing TOPS scheme in India – Sports Ministry
- The fourth Indian cricketer who reached the milestone of 10,000 runs in ODIs recently – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- The Prime Minister of Haiti who resigned recently – Jack Guy Lafontant
- The country where a new state-of-the-art integrated Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC) was inaugurated recently – Bangladesh
- The state which has constituted a ‘Heritage Cabinet’ headed by the Chief Minister - Odisha
- The athlete who scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the world level in 400m at the IAAF World Under – 20 Athletics Championships – Hima Das
- The interest rate on Sukanya Samriddhi Account for the quarter ending Sep 2018 – 8.1 per cent
- The interest rate on Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) – 7.3 per cent
- The interest rate on Senior Citizen Savings Schemes – 8.3 per cent
- The interest rate on National Savings Certificate (NSC) – 7.6 per cent
- The interest rate on Public Provident Fund (PPF) – 7.6 per cent
- The country which has topped 2018 Global Innovation Index (GII) - Switzerland
- India’s position on the 2018 GII – 57th
- The firm which has unveiled the country’s first internet telephony service to dial any telephone number in India through its mobile app “Wings” - BSNL
- The country with which the Rajya Sabha has entered into an MoU for the first time for promoting inter-parliamentary dialogue - Rwanda
- The venue of the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit – Brussels (Belgium)
- India’s position as the world’s biggest economy according to the World Bank figures for 2017 - Sixth
- The country whose data protection watchdog has slapped a fine of $662,501 on Facebook over the Cambidge Analytica data leak scandal - UK
- The new MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank – T Latha
- The bank which has signed an MoU with KB Financial Group of South Korea for comprehensive business cooperation – Bank of Baroda
- The agency which has approved USD 503-mn lining project of the Son canal in Shahabad – Bhojpur region of Bihar – Asian Development Bank
- The state which has topped the case-of-doing-business rankings as per the State Business Reform Assessment 2018 released recently by the DIPP – Andhra Pradesh
- The state where the Rythu Bandhu scheme is being implemented - Telangana
- The new chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) – Adarsh Kumar Goel
- The firm which is India’s largest payer of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Excise and Customs Duty, and Income Tax in the private sector – RIL
- The bank which has become the most valuable bank in the emerging market outside China (with current market capitalization of $78.4 bn) – HDFC Bank
- The city where the Airports Authority of India (AA) will set up a Civil Aviation Research Organisation (CARO) at Begumpet Airport - Hyderabad
- The country where India would operate the loss-making Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota – Sri Lanka
- The place in Uttar Pradesh where the world’s largest mobile factory set up by Samsung was inaugurated recently - NOIDA
- The South Korean president who visited New Delhi recently – Moon Jae-in
- The gymnast who won a gold medal at the World Challenge Cup at Mersin in Turkey recently – Dipa Karmakar
- The present chairman of the 21st Law Commission of India (LCI) – Balbir Singh Chauhan
- The city where the 17th World Sanskrit Conference was held recently – Vancouver, Canada
- The state govt which has launched ‘Purna’ project to eliminate malnutrition among girls in the age group of 14 to 18 - Gujarat
- The state where the high court has declared the entire animal kingdom as a legal entity having rights of a “living person” - Uttarkhand
- The new head of the UN mission for monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan – Jose Eladio Alcain
- The new chairman of the Payments Council of India (PCI) – Vishwas Patel
- The city which recently unveiled the world’s first all-digital psychedelic art museum - Tokyo
- The bank on which the RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of  40 lakh for non-compliance of its directions on detection and impounding of counterfeit notes - SBI
- The state which has launched ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for school students - Delhi
- The head of the committee set up to lay down standards for metro rail systems – E Sreedharan
- The new President of Mexico – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

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