Current Affairs Quiz: March 18, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz for March 18, 2017 has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz. It will help you to prepare for various upcoming competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 17 March 2017 of A2Z Click Here to Read Current Affairs of March 17, 2017

  1. How much amount has world bank approved for National Hydrology Project for India to strengthen water resources information?
    A) USD 350 million
    B) USD 175 million
    C) USD 200 million
    D) USD 575 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : World Bank has approved USD 175 million for National Hydrology Project for India is to improve the extent, quality, and accessibility of water resources information and to strengthen the capacity of targeted water resources management institutions in India. The total cost of the project is USD 350 million.
  2. Government of India has authorized RBI to conduct field trials of plastic notes of which denomination?
    A) Rs 50
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 100
    D) Rs 500
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The government said the RBI has been authorised to conduct field trials of plastic notes of Rs 10 that have a longer life span.
  3. India and Russia on Friday signed key agreements for long-term maintenance support for Sukhoi-30MKI fleet of fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Who maintains Sukhoi jets in India?
    A) Airbus
    B) HAL
    C) DRDO
    D) Max Aerospace
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Sukhoi is serviced and maintained by public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). As per the agreement the Russian companies United Aircraft Corporation and the United Engine Corporation will provide long term supply of spares and technical assistance for five years.
  4. Monash University Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) is an institute of which country?
    A) India
    B) Australia
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Representatives from Monash University Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) and Indian Ministry of Railways corporation DFCCIL (Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited) signed an agreement to support future research and technology development related to critical infrastructure in India.
  5. Who has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
    A) Harish Rawat
    B) Trivendra Singh Rawat
    C) Trilok Rawat
    D) Vivek Singh Rawat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Long-time RSS activist Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party and the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He will be sworn in as the ninth Chief Minister of the hill state.
  6. What is India’s rank in IoT-Enabled customer maturity as per the 2016 IoT-Enabled Customer Experience (CX) Report?
    A) First
    B) Second
    C) Third
    D) Fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Customer experience and call centre technology omnichannel Genesys has released The 2016 IoT-Enabled Customer Experience (CX) Report. The research reveals India ranks the second highest, behind China, in IoT-Enabled customer maturity compared with other APAC markets.
  7. The US state of Kansas has declared ______as “Indian American Appreciation Day”.
    A) March 15
    B) March 16
    C) March 17
    D) March 18
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : March 16
  8. G20 Ministers Meeting has started in which country?
    A) Australia
    B) China
    C) Germany
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
  9. Whanganui River is located in which country?
    A) Australia
    B) New Zealand
    C) England
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : New Zealand’s Whanganui River has gained its own identity with all the corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a legal person, after a 170-year battle,
  10. Which bank has been awarded first prize in the implementation of Official Language Policy in the western region for the year 2015-2016.
    A) Canara Bank
    B) United Bank of India
    C) Central Bank of India
    D) UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Central Bank of India has been awarded first prize in the implementation of Official Language Policy in the western region for the year 2015-2016.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (18 March 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Jammu and Kashmir has decided to lay down tourism policy roadmap till which year?
    A) 2025
    B) 2030
    C) 2035
    D) 2040
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Government has decided to introduce the field trail of plastic notes of Rs 10 in how many cities?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The name of these cities are not disclosed yet.
  3. India has signed contract for how many Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jets from Russia?
    A) 230
    B) 232
    C) 270
    D) 272
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Contract for 272 jets.
  4. Who is the chairperson of the panel that has recommended an assessment of how the government’s Make In India (MII) initiative has helped the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in the country.
    A) Anurag Pandey
    B) Amritanshu Verma
    C) Bhupinder Yadav
    D) Bhuvan Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. Which state has announced Namma Canteen in its budget?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Karnataka
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Karnataka has announced Namma Canteen (Our Canteen) and allocated RS 100 crore to it.

 

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