Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Current Affairs Multiple Choice Questions for Competitive Exams - 50 Questions

1. India’s first exclusive dog park has comes up in which city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Lucknow
[C] Jaipur
[D] Hyderabad

2. The Ministry of Tourism is organizing the festival of tourism “Paryatan Parv 2018” from which city?

[A] Bhopal
[B] Kanpur
[C] Hyderabad
[D] New Delhi

3. Which of the following is the highest volcanic peak of Asia?
[A] Mount Fuji

[B] Mount Damavand
[C] Mount Bromo
[D] Mount Takao

4. Who will be honoured with Meera Puruskar by Rajasthan Sahitya Academy?

[A] Sawai Singh Shekhawat
[B] Brij Bhushan Kabra
[C] Manisha Gulyani
[D] Man Singh Rathore

5. Who has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Sudan ?

[A] Bakri Hassan Saleh
[B] Moutaz Mousa Abdallah
[C] John Garang
[D] Omar al-Bashir

6. Which launch vehicle of ISRO has successfully launched NovaSAR and S1-4 earth observation satellites of U.K from Sriharikota spaceport?

[A] PSLV-C40
[B] PSLV-C44
[C] PSLV-C42
[D] PSLV-C41

7. Which state Tourism bagged two Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) gold awards 2018 for its innovative marketing campaigns?

[A] Kerala
[B] Odisha
[C] Gujarat
[D] Madhya Pradesh

8. Which country’s team has lifted the 2018 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup?

[A] Bhutan
[B] India
[C] Maldives
[D] Bangladesh

9. ISRO has recently launched Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar of which frequency band at Sriharikota spaceport?

[A] K–band
[B] C–band
[C] X–band
[D] S–band

10. Former Asian Games champion Ganpatrao Andalka was associated to which sports, who passed away recently?

[A] Sprint
[B] Boxing
[C] Wrestling
[D] Tennis

11. Under what law, the Internal Ombudsman (IO) scheme 2018 gives statutory powers to Internal Ombudsman?

[A] RBI Act
[B] Banking Regulaton Act
[C] Lokpal and Lokayukta Act
[D] Companies Act

12. Which country has recently announced to launch Mars Mission “HOPE” by 2020?

[A] Oman
[C] Iran
[D] Israel

13. Which of the following cities is the venue of the first round of the India-US ‘two-plus-two dialogue’?

[A] Washington DC
[B] Mumbai
[C] New York
[D] New Delhi 

14. The 2018 edition of Maralal International Camel Derby event was held in which African country?

[A] Ghana
[B] Kenya
[C] Senegal
[D] Tanzania

15. Which state government has decided to provide free mobile phones to women of BPL families?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Gujarat
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

16. Which of the following cities is the venue of the International Aviation Summit 2018?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Pune
[C] Kolkata
[D] Chennai

17. Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung, who will donate $1 million award money to help Rohingya refugees, is from which country?

[A] South Korea
[B] Indonesia
[C] Myanmar
[D] Japan

18. Who has been elected as the new President of Pakistan?

[A] Maulana Fazlur
[B] Aitzaz Ahsan
[C] Arif Alvi
[D] Mamnoon Hussain

19. The Government of India (GoI) has approved a proposal by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to increase wages of artisans by over how much percent?

[A] 36%
[B] 40%
[C] 35%
[D] 30%

20. Which Indian shooter bagged gold in the 50m pistol event at 2018 ISSF World Championship in South Korea?

[A] Jitu Rai
[B] Saurabh Chanudhary
[C] Abhidnya Patil
[D] Om Prakash Mitharwl

21. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 4th Asian electoral stakeholders forum (AESF-IV)?

[A] Bangkok
[B] Colombo
[C] New Delhi
[D] Bali

22. Which Indian economist has been appointed Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)?

[A] Nikhil Seth
[B] Atul Khare
[C] Rahguram Rajan
[D] Satya S Tripathi

23. Ravinder Kumar Singhal, who has successfully completed the Ironman triathlon, is from which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Maharashtra

24. Who became the first-ever Indian javelin-thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal?

[A] Shivpal Singh
[B] Neeraj Chopra
[C] Parsa Singh
[D] Arjun Meghwal

25. Who is the author of the book Atal Ji Ne Kaha?

[A] V S Naik
[B] Annu Kapoor
[C] Brijendra Rehi
[D] Chitra Banerjee

26. The Odisha government has launched which programme to identify young talents?

[A] Mu Hero, Mu Odisha
[B] Mu Power, Mu Odisha
[C] Mu Startup, Mu Odisha
[D] Mu Youth, Mu Odisha

27. Which Indian-origin personality has been selected as Asia Society’s Game Changer of the Year for 2018?

[A] Guruswamy Jayraman
[B] Shand Panesar
[C] Indra Nooyi
[D] Sanjeev Gupta

28. Which country’s team has won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018?

[A] Japan
[B] France
[C] Spain
[D] Germany

29. The Lakhwar multi-purpose project is associated with which river?

[A] Kaveri
[B] Yamuna
[C] Chambal
[D] Godavari

30. Dutee Chand, who clinched silver in 100m women’s race at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, is belong to which state?

[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Odisha
[D] Kerala

31. Which IIT has recently conducted study on River Ganga that indicates that river is drying up in summers due to groundwater depletion?

[A] IIT-Kharagpur
[B] IIT-Madras
[C] IIT-Bombay
[D] IIT-Delhi

32. The Union Cabinet has recently approved umbrella scheme O-SMART of Ministry of Earth Sciences. What does O stands here?

[A] Opacity
[B] Orach
[C] Oilcloth
[D] Ocean

33. Which of the following Indian sprinters has achieved a rare one-two in men’s 800m at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games?

[A] Jinson Johnson and Muhammed Anas
[B] Govindan Lakshmanan and Dharun Ayyasamy
[C] Rajiv Arokia and Manjit Singh
[D] Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson

34. Which technological giant has launched Project Navlekha to help Indian vernacular news publishers to take their content online?

[A] Infosys
[B] Google
[C] Facebook
[D] Wipro

35. Which country to host the 2019 Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships?

[A] India
[B] Bhutan
[C] North Korea
[D] Sri Lanka

36. Who has been conferred Praful Bidwai memorial award for 2018 ?

[A] Medha Patkar
[B] Vandana Shiva
[C] Ulka Mahajan
[D] Vandana Shiva

37. ISRO is planning to use which launch vehicle to send Gaganyan in space by 2022?


38. On which date, the 2018 National Sports Day (NSD) was observed recently?

[A] August 27
[B] August 29
[C] August 28
[D] August 26

39. Who is the head of the newly formed Prime Minister’s Science Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC)?

[A] Subhash Kak
[B] Baba Kalyani
[C] K Vijay Raghavan
[D] Sangamitra Bandopadhyay

40. Who was officially sworn-in as the new President of Zimbabwe?

[A] Robert Mugabe
[B] Emmerson Mnangagwa
[C] Canaan Banana
[D] Constantino Chiwenga

41. Fakhar Zaman, who has become the fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs, is belong to which country?

[A] Bangladesh
[B] Australia
[C] Pakistan
[D] South Africa

42. NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with which pharmaceutical company to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme?

[A] Cipla
[B] Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
[C] Aurobindo Pharma
[D] Lupin Foundation

43. Which ministerial committee has been set up by the Odisha government for development of Odia film industry?

[A] S B Behera committee
[B] Prafulla Samal committee
[C] Ananta Das committee
[D] Kirti Patnaik committee

44. Which state government has launched e-Pragati Core initiative to provide integrated services to citizens?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala

45. Who has been named the first-ever female high court chief justice of Pakistan?

[A] Asifa Quraishi
[B] Riffat Hassan
[C] Maria Ulfah
[D] Tahira Safdar️

46. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued new 100 Rupee notes with motif of which UNESCO World Heritage site?

[A] Sanchi Stupa
[B] Rani Ki Vav
[C] Hampi
[D] Konark

47. Which state government has released its first-ever tribal atlas to highlight the tribal demography of the state?

[A] Manipur
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Tamil Nadu

48. The Union government has constituted which high-level committee to suggest laws against mob lynching and violence?

[A] A.K. Dhasmana committee
[B] Rajiv Gauba committee
[C] Bhaskar Khulbe committee
[D] Inderjit Singh committee

49. The first meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats was held in which city?

[A] Agartala
[B] Dispur
[C] Guwahati
[D] Shillong

50. The Lok Sabha has passed the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on cheque bounce cases. The bill shall amend which act to resolve the issue?

[A] Negotiable Instruments Act 1881
[B] Negotiable Instruments Act 1882
[C] Negotiable Instruments Act 1880

[D] Negotiable Instruments Act 1884


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