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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 13 Set-2


In which state, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will set up a multi-skill centre?


a. West Bengal
b. Punjab
c. Telangana
d. Karnataka
e. Sikkim


In which state, India’s first coastal policing academy “The National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP)” was set up?


a. Gujarat
b. Odisha
c. West Bengal
d. Maharashtra
e. Goa


In which state, India’s tallest tricolour was hoisted?


a. Kerala
b. Goa
c. Maharashtra
d. Madhya Pradesh
e. Karnataka


In which state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated a 101-megawatt solar power plant?


a. Maharashtra
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. Uttar Pradesh
e. Gujarat


India announced how much amount of line of credit to support 27 solar power projects in 15 countries at the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA-2018)?


a. USD 1.4 billion
b. USD 2.0 billion
c. USD 2.4 billion
d. USD 3.0 billion


India has extended how much amount of line of credit to support 27 solar power projects in 15 countries at the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA-2018)?


a. $2.4 billion
b. $1.0 billion
c. $1.4 billion
d. $2.0 billion


India has offered how much amount of Line of Credit (LoC) to Mauritius for defence procurement?


a. $100 million
b. $500 million
c. $300 million
d. $200 million


India has ranked _____ out of 156 countries in the World Happiness Report 2018.


a. 129th
b. 130th
c. 131st
d. 132nd
e. 133rd


India won which award at the ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ that convened recently in Berlin, Germany?


a. Best Tourism Friendly Nation
b. Best Exhibitor Award
c. Best Partner Nation
d. Best Sustainable Destination Award


India’s first national coastal policing academy has set up in which district of Gujarat?


a. Ahmedabad
b. Gir Somnath
c. Devbhumi Dwarka
d. Junagadh


India’s largest bank, State Bank of India has slashed charges for non-maintenance of Average Monthly Balance (AMB) in savings accounts by nearly _______%.


a. 25%
b. 30%
c. 50%
d. 75%
e. 80%


India’s tallest Flag has been unfurled in which city of Karnataka?


a. Belagavi
b. Bengaluru
c. Ballari
d. Bidar


Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017 for promoting research and development (R&D) in tuberculosis treatment. What was the cash prize awarded to ICMR?


a. $60,000
b. $65,000
c. $70,000
d. $75,000
e. $80,000


Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) entered into an agreement with the ____________, for increased cooperation in effective implementation of the insolvency law.


a. RBI
b. SEBI
c. Lok Sabha
d. Rajya Sabha
e. CBI


International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that, it has signed a MoU with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and ______________ to improve human resource availability in India’s aviation industry?


a. National Aviation University
b. National Life Science University
c. University of Applied Sciences
d. University Grants Commission
e. National Aerospace University


Jayendra Nath Chaturvedi recently passed away. Who was he?


a. Lawyer
b. Journalist
c. Cook
d. Police
e. Dietician


Ken Dodd recently passed away. Who was he?


a. Dancer
b. Doctor
c. Comedian
d. Guitarist
e. Violinist


Lok Sabha passed the crucial Finance Bill 2018 and Appropriation Bill for the next fiscal year i.e. 2018-19. By what method both these bills were passed?


a. Secret Ballot
b. Casting Vote
c. Physical Count
d. Recording of votes by distribution of slips
e. Voice Vote


Name the famous French fashion designer who passed away recently?


a. Christian Dior
b. Hubert de Givenchy
c. Yves Saint Laurent
d. Christobal Balenciaga


Name the Indian woman who has become world No 2 in the women’s 65kg category in the latest rankings released by the United World Wrestling?


a. Navjot Kaur
b. Geeta Phogat
c. Babita Phogat
d. Ritu Phogat
e. Vinesh Phogat


Name the states in which the Government has constituted ‘Field Inspection and Scientific Evaluation Committee (FISEC)’ to investigate into illegal cultivation of HT (Herbicide Tolerant) cotton.


a. Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat and Maharashtra
b. Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Gujarat and Odisha
c. Arunachal Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat and Karnataka
d. Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Gujarat and Nagaland
e. Kerala, Rajasthan, Manipur and Nagaland


Name the village from Jharkhand district, that has become the first ‘alcohol-free’ village in the state?


a. Bokaro
b. Chatra
c. Deoghar
d. Banlotwa
e. Garhwa


Narendra Jha recently passed away. Who was he?


a. Actor
b. Singer
c. Dancer
d. Researcher
e. Journalist


Narendra Jha, the noted film and television actor passed away. He was native to which state?


a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Rajasthan
c. Bihar
d. Madhya Pradesh


Nasscom and WeWork along with which company launched Design4India Studio in Bengaluru, Karnataka?


a. Apple
b. IBM
c. Google
d. Facebook
e. Capgemini

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