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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.

But this needn’t be the case any longer with Vidya Guru, the Centre for Best Bank PO Online Coaching Classes & Courses, on your side. With our GK Quizzes and YouTube Videos, you can be sure of acing this section. The Top-30-question-select quiz has been provided below for your learning.

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 %

Answer: 4.7%

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.
a. Maharashtra
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Kerala
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.
a. Singapore
b. Luxembourg
c. Morocco
d. Qatar

Answer: Luxembourg

Question 8. What is the FDI limit allowed in India to Insurance Intermediaries under the automatic route?
a. 100%
b. 49%
c. 26 %
d. 74%

Answer: 100%

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
a. Russia
b. France
c. Israel
d. USA

Answer: USA

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
a. England
b. The Netherlands
c. New Zealand
d. Australia

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
b. Dollars
c. Euro
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
c. Kerala
d. Maharashtra

Answer: Maharashtra

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
a. Pakistan
b. Kuwait
c. Afghanistan
d. Iran

Answer: Afghanistan

Question 21. Uber Eats India was acquired recently by which of the following?
a. Zomato
b. Food Panda
c. Pizzahut
d. Swiggy

Answer: Zomato

Question 22. In which of the following countries was Mr. Muhyiddin Yassin sworn in recently as the Prime Minister?
a. Indonesia
b. Egypt
c. Malaysia
d. Iraq

Answer: Malaysia

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?
a. Australia
b. New Zealand
c. South Africa
d. England

Answer: Australia

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.
a. Roorkee
b. Gairsain
c. Haldwani
d. Rishikesh

Answer: Gairsain

Question 30. What is the Foreign Direct Investment limit allowed to NRIs in civil aviation?
a. 26%
b. 49%
c. 74%
d. 100%

Answer: 100%

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