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Current Affairs MCQ Questions 2018 May 10 Set-1

On 2nd May 2018, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved upgradation and expansion of airport infrastructure at Lucknow, ____ and Guwahati airports with a total cost of over Rs 5,000 crore?

A. Mumbai
B. Chennai
C. Shimla
D. Kochi

On 30th April 2018, former AIFF Secretary ____ died after suffering from a long term illness in Kannur, Kerala?

A. Raman Raghunathan
B. PP Lakshmanan
C. Amaran Pillai
D. Paritosh Gajjar

On 3rd May 2018, EPFO announced that now Pensioners can view their pension passbook on mobile phones using Umang app. What does “F” represent in EPFO?

A. Forum
B. Finance
C. Fund
D. Fiscal

On April 14, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED during the celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti at Bijapur, Chattisgarh. Expand TRIFED?

A. Tribal Council for Marketing Development Federation of India
B. Tribal Council for Marketing and Distribution Federation of India
C. Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India
D. Tribal Consultive Marketing Development Federation of India

On April 26, 2018, Union Ministry of Tourism launched a 360° Virtual Reality (VR) experience video in collaboration with which software firm on Incredible India?

A. Microsoft India
B. Google India
C. iDreams
D. Accenture

On April 26, 2018, which company announced commissioning of India’s first industrial solar microgrid at its factory in Vadodara, Gujarat?

A. Siemens
B. Honeywell
D. Alstom

On April 27, 2018, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Union Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, approved Capital Acquisition Proposals of defence equipments/ammunition valued at over ____?

A. Rs 3687 crore
B. Rs 5487 crore
C. Rs 5832 crore
D. Rs 2887 crore

On April 27, 2018, Expenditure Finance Committee of Union Finance Ministry accepted the proposal of Union Ministry of Water Resources to provide Central Assistance for completion of 8 Major/Medium Irrigation projects and 83 Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) projects in drought prone areas of which state?

A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Arunachal Pradesh

On April 29, 2018, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) and Indian Yoga Association (IYA) signed a MoU to jointly promote yoga, health and spiritual tourism in the Krishna Circuit of which state?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Telangana
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Gujarat

On April 30, 2018, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in ____, Haryana?

A. Hisar
B. Karnal
C. Rohtak
D. Chandigarh

On May 1, 2018, Department of Telecom uploaded the draft of National Digital Communications Policy 2018 on its website for public consultations. According to that, under ‘National Broadband Mission – Rashtriya Broadband Abhiyan’ government has set a goal to provide ____ of internet speed to all gram panchayats in India by 2020?

A. 20 kbps
B. 40 kbps
C. 1 Gbps
D. 2 Gbps

On May 2, 2018, a task force constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) presented its report on “Establishing a Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)” to the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Who is the head of the task force?

A. Ms. Preeti Saran
B. Ms. Pinky Reddy
C. Mr. Saran Kumar
D. Mr. Asutosh Sharma

On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal for renaming and restructuring of Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) as ____?

A. Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
B. Pradhan Mantri Jal Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
C. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
D. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)

On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved to provide financial assistance of ____ per quintal of cane crushed in sugar season 2017-18 to sugar mills to offset the cost of cane?

A. Rs. 5.50
B. Rs. 2. 50
C. Rs. 6.50
D. Rs. 7.50

On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved, for the Umbrella Scheme, _____ in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20?

A. Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana
B. Green Revolution – Krishna Rejuvenation
C. Blue Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana
D. White Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana

On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved doubling the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) to ____?

A. Rs 12 lakhs
B. Rs 15 lakhs
C. Rs 18 lakhs
D. Rs 20 lakhs

On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Mutual Recognition Agreement between the ICAI and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Expand ICAI?

A. Institute of Continuous Assessments of India
B. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
C. Institute of Credit Accountants of India
D. Institute of Cost Accountants of India

On May 2, 2018, who presided over the first meeting of the national committee set up for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in 2019?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Venkiah Naidu
C. Ram Nath Kovind
D. Arun Jaitley

On May 5, 2018, NASA will be launching ____, the first-ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars?

A. InOrbit
B. Intech
C. InSight
D. Redragon

One97 Communications Limited, the owner of Paytm, announced the launch of ____ , its offline payments solution to provide easy payments solutions for non-internet customers?

A. Paytm Tap Card
B. Paytm Touch Card
C. Paytm Wave Card
D. Paytm Wireless Card

P P Lakshaman, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?

A. Football
B. Tennis
C. Badminton
D. Boxing

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana scheme is for__________.

A. Women
B. Children Below 12
C. Orphans
D. Senior Citizens

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has clinched his first-ever singles tennis title on the ATP Challenger circuit. He belongs to which city?

A. Chennai
B. New Delhi
C. Kochi
D. Patna

President Ram Nath Kovind attended the Satguru Kabir Saheb Mahotsav, organised on the occasion of 620th Pragatosav of Satguru Kabir in Sagar, ____?

A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Arunachal Pradesh

RBI liberalised ECB Policy by including more sectors in the window. It has decided to increase the ECB Liability to Equity Ratio for ECB raised from direct foreign equity holder under the automatic route to 7:1. What does “C” represent in ECB?

A. Commercial
B. Constant
C. Council
D. Commerce

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