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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 08 Set-2


The Union Government has launched which app for highway users?


a. Sukhad Yatra
b. Yatra Susheel 
c. Samarth 
d. Vishwaas


What is “Saposhi”?


a. Malware
b. Hurricane
c. Warship
d. Newly discovered species of Lizard
e. Indian Navy Ship


What is the India’s rank in the world in terms of military power, as per Global Fire Power Index (GFPI-2017)?


a. 8th
b. 6th
c. 4th
d. 5th


What is the theme of the 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD)?


a. Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
b. Equality for Women is Progress for All
c. Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives
d. Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality


What is the theme of the 9th edition of Women’s Film Festival 2018?


a. Take Freedom 
b. Learn to Live
c. Meet with Yourself
d. Travelling Women


Where is the headquarters of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)?


a. Paris
b. Berlin
c. New York
d. London


Which city of US, for the first time, passed its own net-neutrality law after US regulator, Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repealed rules set during Obama administration that banned internet providers from blocking content or interfering with online traffic?


a. New York
b. Los Angeles
c. Washington
d. Chicago
e. Houston


Which committee was constituted by the Union Government to study issues in Fintech space?


a. BR Garg committee
b. Ajit Doval committee
c. Subhash Chandra Garg committee
d. Mahesh Rawat committee


Which Company released the “W-Power Trailblazers” issue, listing 25 women achievers in business?


a. Egan-Jones Rating Company
b. Realpoint Rating Company
c. Moody’s Investors Service
d. Digital McKinsey
e. Forbes India


Which country has become India’s biggest oil supplier in the current financial year?


a. Saudi Arabia
b. Iraq
c. Kuwait
d. UAE


Which country will become the world’s first country to issue digital legal tender “Sovereign”?


a. Kiribati
b. Fiji
c. Marshall Islands
d. Nauru


Which football club has clinched the I-League title (2017-18)?


a. Churchill Brothers
b. Gokulam Kerala
c. Minerva Punjab
d. Indian Arrows


Which Indian-origin personality has been appointed as official ambassador of UK skills?


a. Ajay Nahata
b. Sanjeev Gupta
c. Gokul Jain
d. Neel Kumar


Which nation has decided to set 15 years as legal age of sexual consent after public uproar?


a. Spain
b. UK
c. France
d. Germany 


Which neighbouring country of India has indefinitely postponed signing an agreement to streamline the free movement of people within 16 km along the border?


a. Myanmar
b. Nepal
c. Bhutan
d. Srilanka
e. Pakistan


Which platform has been launched by the Union Government on the occasion of 2018 International Women’s Day?


a. Women Entrepreneurship Platform
b. Women Combat Platform
c. Women Power Platform
d. Women Literacy Platform


Which State Government approved the setting up of a regional-cum-facilitation centre of the National Medicinal Plants Board of the Ministry of Ayush?


a. Bihar
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Kerala
d. Madhya Pradesh
e. Punjab


Which state government has launched the free sanitary napkin scheme ‘Khushi’ for girl students across the state?


a. Odisha
b. Kerala
c. Maharashtra
d. Karnataka


Which state Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nandan Nilekani’s e-Governments Foundation (e-Gov) for managing of electronic governance of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) across the state?


a. Telangana
b. Kerala
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Punjab
e. Karnataka


Which union ministry has launched Udyam Sakhi Portal for women entrepreneurs of India?


a. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
b. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
c. Ministry of Women and Child Development
d. Ministry of Labour and Employment


Which war game was conducted by Indian Navy recently?


a. MILAN
b. BHIMA
c. VINASHAK
d. ENCORE


Who has become the first Indian woman from the field of law and justice to be conferred the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’?


a. Fathima Beevi
b. Sujata Manohar
c. Gyan Sudha Misra
d. Gita Mittal


Who has become the first woman officer to be inducted as the first direct-entry combat officer in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)?


a. Prakriti 
b. Geetanjali
c. Radhika
d. Sudha


Who has become the first-ever Indian architect to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize?


a. Chitra Vishwanath
b. Raj Rewal
c. Balkrishna Doshi
d. Hafeez Contractor


Who was appointed the commander of a unit that consists of Japan’s biggest warship and thereby became Japan’s first female chief of warship unit?


a. Mika Kamita
b. Yuri Kasahara
c. Ryoko Azuma
d. Meiko Kaji
e. Chie Kajiura

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