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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 06 Set-1


Armen Sarkisian was elected as the new president of which country?


a. Bolivia
b. Peru
c. Chile
d. Ecuador
e. Armenia


Aruna Budda Reddy created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup. She belongs to which city?


a. Bhubaneswar
b. Kolkata
c. Hyderabad
d. Kochi


Assam government will observe ‘Rhino Day’ on which date to generate public awareness on protection of the one-horned pachyderm?


a. 19 September
b. 20 September
c. 21 September 
d. 22 September


By defeating Pakistan, which country won the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup 2018 in Doha, Qatar?


a. Argentina
b. USA
c. India
d. Japan
e. Malaysia


Civil Aviation Minister inaugurated the first-of-its-kind Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre in which city?


a. Chandigarh
b. Surat 
c. Bengaluru 
d. Guwahati 


Davide Astori, passed away recently due to a sudden illness, in his room at the La di Moret hotel in Udine, Italy. He belonged to which of the following sport?


a. Volleyball
b. Handball
c. Football
d. Wrestling
e. Swimming


For the first time, a team of astronomers from Arizona State University have discovered signals from the period when the universe’s earliest stars emerged. Name the astronomer who led the team.


a. Johannes Kepler
b. Claudius Ptolemy
c. Judd Bowman
d. Bartolomeu Velho
e. Karl Tate


Gadchiroli book reading event conducted in which Indian state, created a new Guinness world record by breaking the Guinness world record created in Turkey on 18th May 2017?


a. Goa
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. West Bengal
e. Maharashtra


Heavy Water Board, a constituent of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), signed an agreement with which company to supply 20 tonne Heavy Water?


a. Clearsynth 
b. DRDO
c. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
d. Nuclear Power Corporation of India


How many total Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) are introduced by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) so far?


a. 190
b. 198
c. 200
d. 203
e. 205


In a bid to increase the importance of services sector and to encourage banks to lend more to this sector, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to remove the per borrower loan limits for ________________ involved in services, for classification under priority sector lending?


a. IT Companies
b. MSME’s
c. Agricultural Companies
d. Film Industry
e. All the above


In the October-December 2017 quarter (Q3) of the current fiscal, Indian economy grew at ______% rate and there by regained its tag of world’s fastest growing economy?


a. 7.1%
b. 7.2%
c. 7.3%
d. 7.4%
e. 7.5%


In which state of India, the food processing centre will be launched, in collaboration with Israel?


a. Assam
b. Manipur
c. Meghalaya
d. Mizoram
e. Bihar


In which three North Eastern States, Legislative Assembly Elections were held in the month of February 2018?


a. Tripura, Meghalaya Nagaland
b. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur
c. Nagaland, Sikkim, Mizoram
d. Mizoram, Assam, Sikkim
e.Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur


India has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which countries for civil nuclear cooperation?


a. USA & Nepal
b. Japan & Myanmar
c. Russia & Bangladesh
d. Germany & Sri Lanka


India signed USD 84 million loan with which organisation for improvement and expansion of water supply in Bihar?


a. World Bank
b. United Nations
c. International Monetary Fund 
d. Asian Development Bank


Indian artists would be collaborating with artists belonging to which nation for an exhibition on March 3?


a. Japan
b. Vietnam
c. Pakistan 
d. Indonesia 


Krishna Kumari has become the first Hindu Dalit woman senator of which nation?


a. UK
b. US
c. Pakistan
d. Sri Lanka


Kunwar Bai, the brand ambassador of Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan passed away recently. She belonged to which state?


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


Manu Bhaker won gold in 10m air pistol women event at the 2018 ISSF World Cup in Mexico. She hails from which Indian state?


a. Punjab
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Karnataka
d. Haryana


Name the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Senior Asian Championships by winning gold medal in the 65kg freestyle category in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.


a. Babitha Kumari
b. Vinesh Phogat
c. Kavita Devi
d. Anisha Sayyed
e. Navjot Kaur


Name the former Cabinet secretary of India who passed away recently?


a. Mukul Rohatgi
b. Bikram Chaturvedi
c. TSR Subramanian 
d. Bipin Rawat


Name the healthcare scheme introduced by Karnataka government to provide quality primary, secondary and tertiary treatment to Below Poverty Line (BPL) and above Poverty Line (APL) families in Karnataka.


a. Attention Karnataka
b. Healthcare Karnataka
c. Arogya Karnataka
d. Nomadic Karnataka
e. Rehabilitative Karnataka


Name the Indian Navy Sailing Vessel (INSV) which had arrived at a port in Cape Town in South Africa on 2nd March 2018?


a. Tarini
b. Nandhi
c. Dhanvi
d. Varuna
e. Mhadei


Name the legendary Bollywood actress who died in Dubai recently.


a. Sridevi
b. Reema Lagoo
c. Pratyusha Banerjee
d. Avav Mukherjee

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