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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 11 Set-1


Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) has introduced ‘Vikas She Plus’, a loan scheme for women to help them with new ventures and for expanding or modifying their existing businesses. This bank will offer loan upto Rs. ________?


a. Rs 6 lakh
b. Rs 5 lakh
c. Rs 4 lakh
d. Rs 3 lakh
e. Rs 2 lakh


M K Bhargav recently passed away. He was related to which of the following sport?


a. Football
b. Tennis
c. Snowball
d. Cricket
e. Swimming


Microsoft has signed its first-ever renewable energy deal in India for powering its new facility in which city?


a. Mumbai
b. New Delhi
c. Pune
d. Bengaluru


Microsoft signed its first-ever renewable energy deal in India in which city?


a. Bengaluru
b. Kochi
c. New Delhi
d. Surat


Name the App launched by IRCTC to book tickets faster.


a.IRCTC Fast Book
b.IRCTC Rail Connect
c.IRCTC Rail Ticket
d.IRCTC Fast Ticket


Name the first person with $100 billion wealth in Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of the world’s moguls 2018?


a. Bill Gates
b. Warren Buffett
c. Bernard Arnault
d. Jeff Bezos
e. Mark Zuckerberg


Name the Indian Architect who won the architecture’s highest honour – the Pritzker Prize 2018 for the first time?


a. Charles Correa
b. Laurie Baker
c. Raj Rewal
d. Rahul Mehrota
e. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi


Name the Indian-origin British man has been selected for ‘Pride of Birmingham’ award in UK?


a. Achyuta Samanta
b. Harry Athwal
c. Ajay Piramal
d. Anil Agarwal
e. Pirojsha Burjorji


Name the new health scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh Government for the Above Poverty Line families of the state on January 1, 2017?


a.Arogya Swasthiya Bima Yojana
b.Suraksha Bima Yojana
c.Arogya Raksha Scheme
d.State Government Health Scheme


Name the newly appointed Chairman of Tata Power Co Ltd in place of Cyrus Mistry.


a.Vikram Desai
b.Aditya Choudhari
c.Mohan Sekhar
d.S Padmanabhan


Name the portal launched by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on the occasion of International Women’s Day?


a. www.udyam.org
b. www.udyashakhi.org
c. www.udyashakthi.org
d. www.udyamsakhi.org
e. www.dhyansakhi.org


Name the top economic adviser of US President Donald Trump, who resigned from his position due to disagreement with the President’s decision to levy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports?


a. Larry Kudlow
b. Gary Cohn
c. Elvin Nimrod
d. Carlos Raúl Morales
e. Sandra Jovel


Name the two new Hindi writers who have been conferred with the 2016 Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award ?


a.Tasneem Khan and Upasana
b.Vishnu Nagar and Govind Prasad
c.Shraddha and Ghyansham Devansh
d.Madhusudan Anan and Om Nischal


Neewee and EFLIGHT, two start-ups accelerated at Airbus Bizlab India, inked their first contracts with Airbus and subsidiary NAVBLUE to implement their unique innovative ideas in __________?


a. Share Markets
b. Aerospace
c. Greenhouse Warming
d. Ozone Depletion
e. Forests


Neiphiu Rio was appointed the new Chief Minister of which state?


a. Nagaland
b. Tripura
c. Assam
d. Mizoram
e. Manipur


Odisha MSME International Trade Fair 2018 is held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. This MSME International Trade Fair 2018 focused mainly on which sector?


a. Food Processing Sector
b. IT Sector
c. Agricultural Sector
d. Infrastructure Sector
e. Service Sector


On 8th March 2018, Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, announced the launch of ‘Suvidha’, the 100% Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Pad. This pad will be offered for Rs.___ per pad?


a. 2
b. 2.50
c. 4
d. 4.50
e. 5.50


Pakistan successfully test fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) on January 9. Name the missile.


a.Aurangzeb-2
b.Abdali-I
c.Babur-3
d.Babur-2


Patangrao Kadam passed away recently. Who was he?


a. Doctor
b. Politician
c. Lawyer
d. Golfer
e. Football Player


Petronet, India’s largest LNG importer, has signed an agreement with which country on December 30 to set up $950 million Liquefied Natural Gas import project in that country?


a.Kyrgyzstan
b.Afghanistan
c.Pakistan
d.Bangladesh


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a two-day National Legislators Conference at the Central Hall of Parliament House. What is the theme of this conference?


a. India means Development
b. We for Development
c. We are Developing
d. Indian Development
e. Ideas for Indian Development


Pyare Lal Wadali, the famous sufi singer passed away. He belonged to which state?


a. Odisha
b. Punjab
c. Rajasthan
d. Uttar Pradesh


Pyarelal Wadali who was the younger brother of Puran Chand Wadali of the Wadali Brothers fame recently passed away. He was related to which of the following?


a. Dance
b. Sea Diving
c. Music
d. Business
e. Athlete


R K Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy, launched the National E-Mobility Programme in India. EESL will procure electric vehicles in huge numbers. For an electric car, the per kilometer cost is _______?


a. 95 paisa
b. 90 paisa
c. 85 paisa
d. 80 paisa
e. 75 paisa


RBI (Reserve Bank of India) has imposed a penalty of Rs 40 lakh on which Bank, as the bank failed to comply with RBI’s directions on detection and impounding of counterfeit notes?


a. PNB bank
b. IDBI bank
c. HDFC bank
d. SBI bank
e. Canara bank

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