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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 11 Set-2


RBI recently tightened the priority sector lending norms for which banks?


a. Foreign Banks
b. Public Sector Banks
c. Private Sector Banks
d. Regional Rural Banks


Shammi, who passed away recently, belonged to which field?


a. Films
b. Literature
c. Dance
d. Music


Shivaji Dasgupta recently passed away. Who was he?


a. Dentist
b. Doctor
c. Sportsman
d. Broadcaster
e. Skydiver


Sir John Sulston recently passed away. Who was he?


a. Athlete
b. CEO
c. Dancer
d. Geneticist
e. Artist


South Korean player Chung Jae-sung is related to which of the following?


a. Swimming
b. Handball
c. Football
d. Cricket
e. Badminton


Sports Ministry constituted a committee on January 2, 2017 to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code. Who will be the head of the Committee?


a.Mani Shankar Aiyar
b.Ajay Maken
c.Injeti Srinivas
d.Mr Vijay Goel


Supreme Court passed an order permitting passive euthanasia in India. The Constitution bench for passing this order consisted of 5 judges. It was led by ___________?


a. Dipak Misra
b. A K Sikri
c. A M Khanwilkar
d. D Y Chandrachud
e. Ashok Bhushan


Suvidha Prepaid Card service has been launched by which bank?


a.Vijaya Bank
b.Dena Bank
c.Canara Bank
d.UCO Bank


The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has shifted from Chennai to which place?


a. Ballabhgarh
b. Udaipur
c. Kanpur
d. Bhopal


The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has recently signed pact with which international organisation to promote solar energy deployment in Asia & Pacific?


a. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
b. New Development Bank
c. African Development Bank
d. Asian Development Bank


The Union Cabinet approved agreement between Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Public Service Commission of which country?


a. France
b. Russia
c. Mauritius
d. Maldives


To celebrate the 70 years of successful Indo-Russia ties, ‘Vision for Future’ event was conducted in which city of India?


a. Ahmadabad
b. Itanagar
c. Hyderabad
d. Gurgaon
e. New Delhi


Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament. The Bill brings down the specified value of a commercial dispute to ______ from the current 1 Crore?


a. 3 Lakhs
b. 5 Lakhs
c. 7 Lakhs
d. 10 Lakhs
e. 50 Lakhs


What is the fund allocated by the Central Government for the second phase of the Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme?


a. Rs 2500 crore
b. Rs 2000 crore
c. Rs 1500 crore
d. Rs 1000 crore
e. Rs 500 crore


What is the penalty amount imposed by Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Jet Airways, SpiceJet and IndiGo for unfair business practices related to fixing fuel surcharge on cargo transport?


a. Rs 390 million
b. Rs 400 million
c. Rs 430 million
d. Rs 500 million
e. Rs 540 million


What is the theme of the biennial event on Civil Aviation and Aerospace ‘Wings India 2018’?


a. India-Global Aviation Hub
b. Sab Uden, Sab Juden
c. Bharat-Ek Chhat
d. India-Wings of Aerospace


What is the Toll-free Emergency number launched by the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari, for highway users?


a. 1011
b. 1022
c. 1033
d. 1044
e. 1055


What was the sum allocated by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the projects aimed at advancing women’s economic empowerment in India, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda?


a. USD 250 million
b. USD 200 million
c. USD 190 million
d. USD 170 million
e. USD 160 million


What was the theme of the 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention 2017?


a.Connecting For a Shared Future
b.Know India, Understand India
c.Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generations
d.Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora


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


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


When is International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrated?


a. March 5
b. March 6
c. March 7
d. March 8
e. March 9


When is International Women's Day celebrated every year?


a. 7 March
b. 8 March
c. 9 March
d. 10 March


Where is the World’s Largest Street Light Replacement Programme been launched by the Power Ministry?


a.Uttar Pradesh
b.Haryana
c.New Delhi
d.Chandigarh


Where was 350th Prakash Utsav organized to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh?


a.Patna
b.Bhopal
c.Mumbai
d.Amritsar


Which actor won the ‘Best Actor’ award in Oscars 2018?


a. Gary Oldman
b. Daniel Kaluuya
c. Denzel Washington
d. Daniel Day-Lewis

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