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
[B] UAE
[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?


[A] GSLV Mk-V
[B] GSLV Mk-II
[C] GSLV Mk-III
[D] GSLV Mk-IV

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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