The scope of Current GK section of a competitive exam is quite well defined. Thus, it presents the candidate with an opportunity to score some valuable marks and get a competitive edge against others. National and international news events pertaining to the last 10 months form the basis of almost all questions from this section. However, many candidates fail to capitalize upon this opportunity.
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March Current GK Quiz
Question 1. As per the latest data provided by the National Statistical Office, India’s GDP growth rate for the 3rd quarter of financial year 2019-2020 (Oct-Dec 2019) was
a. 3.9 %
b. 4.1 %
c. 4.7 %
d. 3.5 %
Question 2. Which of the following emerged as the winner of the 2020 Khelo India University Games?
a. Allahabad University
b. Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences
c. Jawahar Lal Nehru University
d. Panjab University
Answer: Panjab University
Question 3. Name the 1st Indian state to achieve 100% LPG coverage due to Ujjwala scheme.
b. Andhra Pradesh
d. Himachal Pradesh
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Question 4. The 2020 Indradhanush, the bilateral air force exercise between India and United Kingdom, was held at
a. Pune, Mahrashtra
b. Panjim, Goa
c. Hindan, Uttar Pradesh
d. Hyderabad, Telangana
Answer: Hindan, Uttar Pradesh
Question 5. The 1st Khelo India Winter Games were inaugurated in
a. Leh, Ladakh
b. Pune, Maharashtra
c. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
d. Guwahati, Assam
Answer: Leh, Ladakh
Question 6. Operation Greens is associated with price stabilization of TOP crops. TOP stands for
a. Tamarind, Orange and Potato
b. Tomato, Onion and Potato
c. Tomato, Orange and Pineapple
d. Tomato, Onion and Pineapple
Answer: Tomato, Onion and Potato
Question 7. Name the 1st country in the world to make public transport free for its citizens.
Question 8. What is the FDI limit allowed in India to Insurance Intermediaries under the automatic route?
c. 26 %
Question 9. “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” and “Each for Equal” are the themes associated with the 2020 International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD is observed annually on
a. 8th March
b. 11th March
c. 10th March
d. 7th March
Answer: 8th March
Question 10. Janaushadhi Week 2020 was observed from
a. 2nd March to 8th March
b. 4th March to 10th March
c. 9th February to 15th March
d. 1st March to 7th March
Answer: 1st March to 7th March
Question 11. India has recently signed a deal to acquire Apache helicopters and MH Romeo Sea Hawk helicopters from
Question 12. Where will the 2021 Indian Science Congress (108th Edition) be held?
a. Bengaluru, Karnataka
b. Pune, Maharashtra
c. Kolkata, West Bengal
d. Mumbai, Maharashtra
Answer: Pune, Maharashtra
Question 13. Ross Taylor became the 1st cricketer ever to play 100 international matches in all 3 formats (Test, ODI & T-20). He belongs to
b. The Netherlands
c. New Zealand
Answer: New Zealand
Question 14. Who has been appointed as the new finance secretary of India?
a. Ajay Bhushan Pandey
b. Tuhin Kant Pandey
c. Atanu Chakraborty
d. Rajiv Kumar
Answer: Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Question 15. The World Wildlife Day (WWD) is observed annually on 3rd March. The theme for WWD 2020 was
a. Sustaining all life on earth
b. Life below water
c. Venture for World Wildlife Day
d. The incalculable value of wildlife
Answer: Sustaining all life on earth
Question 16. 10-year Masala bonds worth Rs. 850 Cr. were listed recently on India INX by the Asian Development Bank. Masala bonds are denominated in
a. Indian rupee
d. Local currency
Answer: Indian rupee
Question 17. Which of the following committees was established to study the feasibility of allowing Life Insurers to offer indemnity based health policies?
a. N Jungalwalla committee
b. HR Khan committee
c. Ajay Tyagi committee
d. G Srinivasan committee
Answer: G Srinivasan committee
Question 18. India’s 1st inter-city electric bus service was launched recently in
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Tamil Nadu
Question 19. NewSpace India Ltd, India’s latest space PSU, is the new commercial arm of ISRO. Name the other commercial arm of ISRO.
a. Antrix Corporation Ltd.
b. National Space Administration
c. Commercial Agency of Space Research and Development
d. National Committee for Space Research
Answer: Antrix Corporation Ltd.
Question 20. Ashraf Ghani was recently declared winner of the Presidential elections in
Question 21. Uber Eats India was acquired recently by which of the following?
b. Food Panda
Question 22. In which of the following countries was Mr. Muhyiddin Yassin sworn in recently as the Prime Minister?
Question 23. Which tri-state sanctuary has been declared an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) recently?
a. Corbett National Park
b. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
c. Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
d. National Chambal Sanctuary
Answer: National Chambal Sanctuary
Question 24. When is the ‘Zero Discrimination Day’ observed annually across the world?
a. 1st March
b. 15th March
c. 2nd March
d. 7th March
Answer: 1st March
Question 25. Which team defeated India in the finals to win the ICC Women’s T-20 World Cup 2020?
b. New Zealand
c. South Africa
Question 26. Aurangabad Airport was renamed recently as
a. Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Airport
b. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
c. Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport
d. Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport
Answer: Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport
Question 27. Name the President of Myanmar who was there on India visit recently.
a. Myint Swe
b. Shwe Mann
c. U Win Myint
d. Htin Kyaw
Answer: U Win Myint
Question 28. The 2022 Asian Games will be held in
a. Busan, South Korea
b. Jakarta, Indonesia
c. Doha, Qatar
d. Hangzhou, China
Answer: Hangzhou, China
Question 29. Name the new summer capital of Uttarakhand.
Question 30. What is the Foreign Direct Investment limit allowed to NRIs in civil aviation?
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