Q. What is an isthmus?
? An isthmus is a narrow strip of land that connects two larger landmasses and separates two bodies of water. Isthmuses have been strategic locations for centuries.
Q. Farraka barrage is a major reason for contention between India and ___________.
Q. Who among the following is a recipient of Nobel Prize 2018 in the field of Physiology or medicine?
? James P. Allison
Q. Which Lok Sabha speaker has authored the book ‘Matoshree’?
? Sumitra Mahajan
Q. UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site ‘Humayun Tomb’ was constructed by-
? Hamida Banu Begum
Q. Under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY), there will be an assured periodic return over tenure of ______.
? 10 years
Q. In India, who is known as the highest law ofﬁcer?
? Attorney General of India
Q. According to the Indian Constitution, the Union ______ body is called the Parliament.
Q. Which state government has recently declared official symbols for the state?
? Andhra Pradesh