15 Mar

The official notifications for SSC CAPF / Delhi Police Sub Inspector and Railway Group D Exams have been published recently. Apart from it, the Combined Graduate Level Recruitment dates are also expected to be announced soon. Thus, candidates looking for reputed Govt. Jobs must make the most of this precious time and start their preparation in the right earnest.

As your partner in this journey, we at Vidya Guru, the Centre for the Best SSC Coaching in Delhi, keep coming up with quality Current Affairs Quizzes that can help you ace the General Awareness section of Competitive Exams. Furthering our series of these quizzes, we have published below the latest set of questions covering the first half of March this year.

General Awareness March 2018

Question 1. Which of the following is going to be the regulatory body for the auditing profession?
a. National Financial Reporting Authority
b. National Financial Regulatory Authority
c. National Financial Regulatory Agency
d. National Financial Reporting Agency

Answer: National Financial Reporting Authority

Question 2. Name the team that Karnataka beat in the finals to win the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018.
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Rajasthan
c. Saurashtra
d. Mumbai

Answer: Saurashtra

Question 3. Neiphiu Rio was recently sworn in as the Chief Minister of
a. Sikkim
b. Manipur
c. Mizoram
d. Nagaland

Answer: Nagaland

Question 4. Who among the following has recently become the Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
a. TR Zeliang
b. Shurhozelie Liezietsu
c. Conrad Sangma
d. Lal Thanhawla

Answer: Conrad Sangma

Question 5. What is the name of the multilateral naval exercise that was recently hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
a. Varun
b. Milan
c. Mariana
d. Marinex

Answer: Milan

Question 6. Armen Sarkisian has been recently elected President of which of the following nations?
a. Bosnia and Herzegovina
b. Azerbaijan
c. Serbia
d. Armenia

Answer: Armenia

Question 7. World Water Day is observed annually on 22nd March. What is the theme for the 2018 World Water Day?
a. Nature for Water
b. Water: A Precious Resource
c. Water for Life
d. Conserve Water for the Future

Answer: Nature for Water

Question 8. Name the film that was adjudged the best picture at the 90th Academy Awards.
a. Darkest Hour
b. Lady Bird
c. The Shape of Water
d. Dunkirk

Answer: The Shape of Water

Question 9. Which of the following was declared the best foreign language film at the 90th Academy Awards?
a. A Fantastic Woman
b. Loveless
c. The Insult
d. On Body and Soul

Answer: A Fantastic Woman

Question 10. What was India’s rank on the 2017 Corruption Perception Index published recently by the Transparency International?
a. 62nd
b. 81st
c. 94th
d. 101st

Answer: 81st

Question 11. Name the country that got the No.1 rank (least corrupt) on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2017.
a. Denmark
b. Sweden
c. Netherlands
d. New Zealand

Answer: New Zealand

Question 12. RBI has directed banks to classify stressed assets, immediately on default, as SMA. SMA stands for
a. Specifically Mentioned Accounts
b. Specific Mention Assets
c. Special Mention Accounts
d. Special Mention Assets

Answer: Special Mention Accounts

Question 13. Who among the following recently won the Oscar for the best actor at the 90th Academy Awards? a. Denzel Washington
b. Gary Oldman
c. Timothée Chalamet
d. Daniel Day-Lewis

Answer: Gary Oldman

Question 14. Garuda Shakti 2018, a joint military exercise, took place recently between India and
a. Japan
b. Bhutan
c. Nepal
d. Indonesia

Answer: Indonesia

Question 15. Name the committee that RBI has constituted recently to review frauds and monitor bad loans.
a. H R Khan Committee
b. Y H Malegam Committee
c. Janak Raj Committee
d. Chandan Sinha Committee

Answer: Y H Malegam Committee

Question 16. When is the International Day of Forests (World Forestry Day) observed annually?
a. 15th March
b. 21st March
c. 23rd March
d. 25th March

Answer: 21st March

Question 17. The luxurious train Palace Queen Humsafar Express was flagged off recently. This train will run from
a. Kolkata to Udaipur
b. Guwahati to Mysuru
c. Mysuru to Srinagar
d. Mysuru to Udaipur

Answer: Mysuru to Udaipur

Question 18. Who among the following recently became the 1st Indian woman to fly a fighter plane solo?
a. Avani Chaturvedi
b. Punita Arora
c. Bhawana Kanth
d. Mohana Singh

Answer: Avani Chaturvedi

Question 19. Which of the following statements is/are true about electoral bonds which have been introduced for making political donations?
a. These bonds will be issued in the denominations of Rs. 1000, Rs. 10000, Rs. 1 Lakh, Rs. 10 Lakh and Rs. 1 Crore.
b. They will be valid for a period of 15 days from the date of issue.
c. These bonds are bearer banking instruments and will be issued in the nature of promissory notes.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 20. Name the 1st Indian to win an individual medal at Gymnastics World Cup.
a. Pranati Nayak
b. Dipa Karmakar
c. Aruna Budda Reddy
d. Rakesh Patra

Answer: Aruna Budda Reddy

Question 21. Which country stood 1st on the recently concluded Pyeongchang Winter Olympics?
a. Germany
b. Canada
c. USA
d. Norway

Answer: Norway

Question 22. Who among the following was recently given the additional charge of the civil aviation ministry?
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Suresh Prabhu
c. Nitin Gadkari
d. Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer: Suresh Prabhu

Question 23. Abdullah-II Bin Al-Hussein, who was recently on a state visit to India, is the king of
a. Saudi Arabia
b. Jordan
c. Kuwait
d. Oman

Answer: Jordan

Question 24. What is the name of the joint military exercise that was conducted recently between India and Seychelles?
a. Lamitye
b. Parakram
c. Indsey
d. Rakshak

Answer: Lamitye

Question 25. Tran Dai Quang, who was recently on a state visit to India, is the President of
a. Vietnam
b. Laos
c. Thailand
d. Cambodia

Answer: Vietnam

Question 26. Rashid Khan, the youngest captain in international cricket, belongs to which of the following teams?
a. Pakistan
b. UAE
c. Bangladesh
d. Afghanistan

Answer: Afghanistan

Question 27. Name the committee that has been established to study the regulation & development of fintech (financial technology) sector in India.
a. Y H Malegam Committee
b. Subhash Chandra Garg Committee
c. Deepak Mohanty Committee
d. Nachiket Mor Committee

Answer: Subhash Chandra Garg Committee

Question 28. With which of the following sports is Navjot Kaur associated?
a. Shooting
b. Gymnastics
c. Cricket
d. Wrestling

Answer: Wrestling

Question 29. When is the World Tuberculosis Day observed annually?
a. 22nd March
b. 24th March
c. 28th March
d. 31st March

Answer: 24th March

Question 30. Manu Bhaker and Shahzar Rizvi are associated with which of the following sports?
a. Badminton
b. Tennis
c. Shooting
d. Weightlifting

Answer: Shooting

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