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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 March 08 Set-1


According to UNICEF, the sharpest decline in child marriages has happened in which nation in the last 10 years?


a. India
b. Pakistan
c. Bangladesh
d. Sri Lanka


Chandragiri has become the first ‘all women’ railway station in which state?


a. Karnataka
b. Andhra Pradesh 
c. Telangana 
d. Maharashtra 


Conrad Sangma took charge as the Chief Minister of which Indian state?


a. Sikkim
b. Meghalaya
c. Bihar
d. Manipur
e. Nagaland


D Sreedevi recently passed away. Who was she?


a. Judge
b. Singer
c. Dancer
d. Politician
e. Doctor


In which Indian city, Microsoft has inked its first renewable energy deal for powering its new facility?


a. Chennai
b. Kolkata
c. Patna
d. Bengaluru
e. Dispur


In which Indian city, the first helicopter taxi service (heli taxi) was launched?


a. Mumbai
b. Mysore
c. Kolkata
d. Pune
e. Bengaluru


In which Indian state, Paytm has launched ‘Paytm for Business’ app to enable merchants to track payments, view past collections and make settlements instantly?


a. Kerala
b. Karnataka
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Gujarat
e. Madhya Pradesh


India’s first helicopter-taxi service has launched in which city?


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


Indian Navy concluded a gruelling two-month long War Games. This War Games were conducted on both, the Western Seaboard of India as well as the Eastern Seaboard. What is the codename of the Eastern Seaboard?


a. EPL
b. ENCORE
c. HARDCORE
d. LEHAR
e. IONE


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


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


Neiphiu Rio will be new Chief Minister of Nagaland. He is MP from which Lok Sabha constituency?


a. Kiphire
b. Peren
c. Nagaland 
d. Noklak


ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL), an overseas subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IDRO Oil (a subsidiary of state-run Iranian Development and Renovation Organisation), in developing one of the newly found field named Susangerd field. Susangerd field is in which country?


a. Iraq
b. Saudi Arabia
c. Iran
d. Dubai
e. Malaysia


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


Reserve Bank of India imposed a penalty of Rs. 2 crore on which bank for non-compliance with Know Your Customer (KYC) norms?


a. Indian Overseas Bank
b. Citibank
c. IDBI Bank
d. Canara Bank
e. Corporation Bank


Shammi passed away recently. Who was she?


a. Lawyer
b. Actress
c. Singer
d. Hacker
e. Engineer


Shammi, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?


a. Film Industry
b. Politics
c. Sports
d. Law


Shigmotsav or Shigmo is the biggest Hindu festival celebrated in which state?


a. Rajasthan
b. Gujarat
c. Goa
d. Odisha
e. Maharashtra


Sri Lankan Government declared a state of emergency for how many days to prevent the spread of communal violence between majority Sinhala and minority Muslims in Kandy district?


a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 30
e. 90


The 29th edition of the world-famous International Yoga Festival (IYF-2018) was held in which Indian state?


a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Uttarakhand 
c. Jharkhand
d. Madhya Pradesh


The 7-member expert committee constituted by Karnataka government recommended “religious minority” status for which community?


a. Rohingyas
b. Lingayats
c. Dalits
d. Harijans


The Indian Navy is hosting the multi-national series of exercises MILAN 2018 at which place?


a. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
b. Daman & Diu
c. Lakshadweep Islands
d. Bay of Bengal


The Konar dam is built across which tributary of Damodar river in Jharkhand?


a. Barakar river
b. Bokaro river
c. Jamunia river
d. Konar river


The Mundra Thermal Power Station (MTPS) is located in which state?


a. Karnataka
b. Gujarat
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Kerala


The officials from India and ____________ were at the Pokhran firing range (Rajasthan) to test-fire M777 ultra-light howitzers?


a. China
b. Japan
c. Canada
d. USA
e. Iran


The pan-India expansion of flagship programme “Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao (BBBP)” will be start from which district of Rajasthan?


a. Baran
b. JhunJhun 
c. Karauli
d. Pratapgarh

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