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Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Dec 2020

1) Internationally acclaimed annual 10-day Hornbill Festival will be celebrated in a completely virtual mode from December 1. It is celebrated in the state of a) Assam b) Kerala c) Nagaland d) None of the above Answer: c • Internationally acclaimed annual 10-day Hornbill Festival of Nagaland will be celebrated in a completely virtual mode […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Dec 2020

1) Which among the following can happen if “None of the above (NOTA)” gets highest number of votes? a) The candidate who got next highest is declared elected b) None of the candidates are elected c) None of the candidates are qualified for the future elections d) Both (b) and (c) Answer: a • An […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Nov 2020

1) Brahmaputra is crucial for India too as its basin is a critical water source for a) West Bengal b) Meghalaya c) Sikkim d) All of the above Answer: d • It is crucial for India too as its basin is a critical water source for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland and West Bengal.Amid […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Nov 2020

1) Constitution day or SamvidhanDiwas is observed in India every year on a) January 30th b) November 26th c) January 26th d) November 30th Answer: b • Constitution Day or SamvidhanDiwas is celebrated annually in India on 26 November. The day is also known as National Law Day. The day commemorates the adoption of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following country test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic? a) Russia b) China c) US d) South Korea Answer: a • On Thursday, the frigate Admiral Gorshkov in the White Sea fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile, hitting a naval target 450 km away in the Barents Sea at […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Nov 2020

1) Compendium on COVID practices by states/UTs was released recently by a) Niti Aayog b) Assocham c) FICCI d) All of the above Answer: a • Government think tank Niti Aayog on Wednesday released a compendium of practices that states and union territories have adopted for containing and managing the outbreak of coronavirus. The compendium […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Nov 2020

1) The National Defence Academy (NDA), ever since 1999 has been conferring the best passing out cadet with the LachitBorphukan gold medal.LachitBorphukanwas a commander in the kingdoms of a) Ahom b) Vijayanagara c) Mughal d) Marathas Answer: a • PM pays tribute to LachitBorphukan on LachitDiwas. • He was a commander in the Ahom kingdom, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Nov 2020

1) After cyclones ‘Amphan’, ‘Nisarga’ and ‘Gati’, ‘Nivar’ is heading towards Karaikal in Puducherry. The name Nivar is suggested by a) India b) Bangladesh c) Iran d) Pakistan Answer: c • Nivar is the third name to be used from the new list of names for North Indian Ocean Cyclones, released in 2020. It was […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Nov 2020

1) “Local for Diwali” is a campaign launched by the ministry of a) Environment b) Commerce and Industry c) Textiles d) None of the above Answer: c • The Ministry of Textiles has launched a campaign Local for Diwali. Textile Minister Smriti Irani has appealed to the people to celebrate Diwali by buying and gifting […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Nov 2020

1) Government of India and the World Bank signed a $120 million project to improve and modernise the transport sector of state of a) Uttar Pradesh b) Meghalaya c) Odisha d) Bihar Answer: b • The Government of India, the Government of Meghalaya and the World Bank today signed a $120 million project to improve […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following is the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Tamil Nadu c) Odisha d) Bihar Answer: c • Odisha became the first State in the country to get ISO certification for its tribal hostels. In the first phase, 44 hostels […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following state government has decided to set up a ‘Gau Cabinet’ for the protection and promotion of cattle? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Madhya Pradesh c) Gujarat d) Bihar Answer: b • Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up a ‘Gau Cabinet’ for the protection and promotion of cattle.The Animal Husbandry, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Nov 2020

1) The Brus, also referred to as the Reangs, are recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group in the state of a) Mizoram b) Tripura c) Kerala d) Arunachal Pradesh Answer: b • Leaders of the Mizoram Bru refugees have demanded commencement of their permanent rehabilitation in Tripura in the light of the quadripartite agreement […]

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Artificial intelligence is not all evil- it can promote social good too. The New Education Policy – 2020 Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance. Harmony in Diversity Indian farmer – the protector and the sustainer Social media is the fourth pillar of democracy Biased media is real threat to Indian democracy Primary Health […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Nov 2020

1) Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking island located in the a) Caribbean Sea b) Mediterranean Sea c) South China Sea d) Pacific Ocean Answer: a • For the third time in ten years, the United States territory of Puerto Rico has voted in favour of statehood.Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking island located in the Caribbean […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Nov 2020

1) Birth anniversary of Birsa Munda was observed on November 15th in recognition of his impact on the national movement by the state of a) Chhattisgarh b) Bengal c) Bihar d) Jharkhand Answer: d • In recognition of his impact on the national movement, the state of Jharkhand was created on his birth anniversary in […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Nov 2020

1) India’s first sandalwood museum is being set up at a) Wayanad b) Coorg c) Ooty d) Mysore Answer: d • This first of a kind museum has been set by the Mysuru Forest Divison at the Sandalwood Depot in Aranya Bhavan, Mysuru. Visitors can learn about sandalwood classification, varieties of sandalwood, its farming methods, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following state governments introduced fish and fish-based products in Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) on a pilot basis in order to reduce malnutrition among the vulnerable people a) Bihar b) West Bengal c) Assam d) Odisha Answer: d • Odisha government on Tuesday introduced fish and fish-based products in Supplementary Nutrition Programme […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Nov 2020

1) Litchis from Tezpur are known for their delightful natural sweetness and the fleshy, juicy texture. Recently it got GI tag for the state of a) Bihar b) West Bengal c) Assam d) None of the above Answer: c • Litchis from this city of Assam are known for their delightful natural sweetness and the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following Indian diplomat has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)? a) Vidisha Maitra b) Devyani Kobragade c) TS Tirumurthy d) None of the above Answer: a • Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Nov 2020

1) Which among the following doesn’t belong to “Horn of Africa”? a) Ethiopia b) Eretria c) Somalia d) Kenya Answer: d • Horn of Africa is the easternmost extension of African land and for the purposes of this article is defined as the region that is home to the countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Nov 2020

1) Why were there no cyclone developments this year in Indian ocean? a) Weak La Nina b) Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO) c) Vertical wind shear d) All of the above Answer: d • IMD officials have attributed it to the weak La Nina conditions along the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Cooler than normal sea surface temperatures […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Nov 2020

1) A review of BMI of various countries published recently in the medical journal The Lancet, ranks India at a) 2nd b) 21st c) 88th d) 196th Answer: d • The study has ranked India at the 196th spot with respect to BMI.India’s 19-year-old boys and girls have a BMI of 20.1. 2) Which among […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Nov 2020

1) A char is a floating island while chaporis are low-lying flood-prone riverbanks. Char-chaporis are found in India in a) Maharashtra b) Karnataka c) Goa d) Assam Answer: d • A proposed “Miya museum” reflecting the “culture and heritage of the people living in char-chaporis” has stirred up a controversy in Assam. 2) Nurturing Neighborhoods […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Nov 2020

1) Nyay Kaushal, India’s first e-resource centre, is launched by a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Karnataka d) Goa Answer: b • Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, along with Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court, on Saturday inaugurated the first ever e-resource centre and virtual court for traffic and transport to enable speedy justice […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Nov 2020

1) Meri Saheli is an initiative to ensure women safety launched by a) Indian Railways b) Airport Authority of India c) Haryana RTC d) None of the above Answer: a • Indian Railways started another great initiative named “Meri Saheli” to provide more safety and security to women passengers during their entire journey. • The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Nov 2020

1) Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed on 31st October marks the occasion of birth anniversary of a) Sardar Patel b) BR Ambedkar c) Jawaharlal Nehru d) None of the above Answer: a • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary is being celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day) since 2014. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is credited […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Oct 2020

1) Operation “Meri Saheli” initiative was recently launched for focused action on security of women by a) Indian Railways b) Airport Authority of India c) Kerala Police d) None of the above Answer: a • Indian Railways has launched “Meri Saheli” initiative for focused action on security of women across all zones with an objective […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Oct 2020

1) Central Vigilance Commission comes under the administrative control of a) Ministry of Home Affairs b) Lokpal c) Department of Justice d) None of the above Answer: d • The CVC is not controlled by any Ministry/Department. It is an independent body which is only responsible to the Parliament. • CVC has decided to receive […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Oct 2020

1) October 27 celebrated as Infantry Day on account of a) 1965 Indo-Pak war b) 1947 Indo-Pak war c) 1962 Indo-China war d) 1971 Indo-Pak war Answer: b • It was on this day that first Indian infantry soldiers took part in an action to defend Indian territory from external aggression.On October 26, 1947 the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Oct 2020

1) The entire coal industry in India was nationalised during a) 1973 b) 1983 c) 1993 d) 2004 Answer: a • A special CBI court has sentenced former Union Minister Dilip Ray and three other individual convicts to three years of jail term for irregularities in the allocation of the Brahmadiha coal block in Jharkhand […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Oct 2020

1) Recently released 2020 Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranks India at a) 94 b) 54 c) 104 d) 124 Answer: a • India has been ranked 94 out of 107 countries, lower than neighbours like Bangladesh and Pakistan. 2) Who has been elected as the Chairperson of the Governing Body of the ILO for the […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Oct 2020

1) Saudi Arabia is hosting the first-ever Ministerial Meeting of the G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) virtually. Which among the following is not a member to the group? a) India b) New Zealand c) Turkey d) South Korea Answer: b • In June 2010 at the Toronto Summit, the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group’s (ACWG) was […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Oct 2020

1) The State Election Commissioner is appointed by the a) Governor b) President c) Prime Minister d) Chief Justice of India Answer: a • The State Election Commissioner is appointed by the Governor.The provisions of Article 243K of the Constitution, which provides for setting up of SECs, are almost identical to those of Article 324 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Oct 2020

1) India do not have formal diplomatic ties with a) China b) New Zealand c) Taiwan d) Austria Answer: c • Although they do not have formal diplomatic ties, Taiwan and India have been cooperating in various fields.India has refused to endorse the “one-China” policy since 2010. 2) Ayushman Sahakar plays an important role in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Oct 2020

1) Country’s first ever multi-modal logistic park will be built in a) Assam b) Gujarat c) Punjab d) Maharashtra Answer: a • India’s first Multimodal Logistics Park (MMLP) that will come up at Jogighopa, about 155 kilometres west of Guwahati, is poised to be a game-changer for the entire Northeast, as well as neighbours Bhutan, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Oct 2020

1) Pakistan and Nepal were recently re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council. It is headquartered in a) Geneva b) Venice c) New York d) London Answer: a • UNHRC was reconstituted from its predecessor organisation, the UN Commission on Human Rights to help overcome the “credibility deficit” of the previous organisation.Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Oct 2020

1) Mahila Kisan Diwas is celebrated on the same day as and when UN celebrates ‘International Day of Rural Women’. When is it celebrated? a) October 2nd b) October 15th c) October 30th d) June 5th Answer: b • Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, organised a webinar on “Role of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Oct 2020

1) By signing Ship Recycling Act, 2019, India has acceded to Hong Kong Convention for Ship Recycling under a) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration b) International Maritime Organization c) Permanent Court of Arbitration d) International Seabed Authority Answer: b • Under Ship Recycling Act, 2019, India has acceded to Hong Kong Convention for Ship Recycling […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Oct 2020

1) ‘Sujal – Drink from Tap Mission’ is aimed to provide quality drinking water, fit for direct consumption from the pipe, to over 15 lakh people in 15 towns. It is an initiative by the government of a) Kerala b) Bihar c) Odisha d) Maharashtra Answer: c • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches Drink from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Oct 2020

1) Chushul valley, often heard in news, is located in a) Sikkim b) Meghalaya c) Ladakh d) Nagaland Answer: c • It is a village in Leh, Ladakh. It is close to Rezang La and Panggong Lake at a height of 4,360 metres. 2) Earthshot Prizeoffers £50m (US$65m) in funding for solutions to the environmental […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Oct 2020

1) Which among the following countries hold the highest shareholding in Asian Development Bank (ADB)? a) China b) India c) Japan d) Australia Answer: c • As of 31 December 2019, ADB’s five largest shareholders are Japan and the United States (each with 15.6% of total shares), the People’s Republic of China (6.4%), India (6.3%), […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Oct 2020

1) “Beaten or Broken? Informality and COVID-19 in South Asia” report is released by a) World Food Programme b) World Bank c) World Economic Forum d) World Health Organisation Answer: b • The report analyses the impact of school closures because of Covid on children. 2) Which among the following is the first beach to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Oct 2020

1) Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2020 is awarded to a) World Food Programme (WFP) b) Abiy Ahmed Ali c) Denis Mukwege d) None of the above Answer: a • The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger around the world and improve […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Oct 2020

1) Rapid Action Force (RAF), raised to deal with riots, riot like situations, crowd control, rescue and relief operations, and related unrest, is a specialised wing of a) Telangana Police b) Indian Army c) CRPF d) BSF Answer: c • It is a specialised wing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).RAF stands for ‘Rapid […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Oct 2020

1) Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report, recently released, is an initiative of a) Niti Aayog b) World Economic Forum c) World Bank d) Both (a) and (b) Answer: c • It is a biennial report of the World Bank.It provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Oct 2020

1) Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) is an indicator of business activity in a) Manufacturingsectors b) Services sectors c) Primary sectors d) Both (a) and (b) Answer: d • PMI is an indicator of business activity- in the manufacturing and services sectors.It is a survey-based measure that asks the respondents about changes in their perception about […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Oct 2020

1) Which among the following countries are not full-time members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF)? a) Pakistan b) India c) China d) Russia Answer: a • FATF is all set to decide on Pakistan’s grey list status in a virtual meeting scheduled later this month.It had placed Pakistan on the grey list in June […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Oct 2020

1) Atal tunnel, recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister, is located in a) Ladakh b) Himachal Pradesh c) Assam d) Arunachal Pradesh Answer: d • Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s longest highway tunnel (above 10,000 feet)—Atal Tunnel—situated at an altitude of 3,000 metres from the mean sea level (MSL) in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Oct 2020

1) PathashreeAbhijan, a road repair scheme, where more than 7,000 stretches of roads comprising 12,000 kilometers will be repaired, is an initiative by the government of a) Assam b) Kerala c) Karnataka d) West Bengal Answer: d • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched the PathashreeAbhijan, a road repair scheme, where more […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Oct 2020

1) Everyyear, International Day of Older Persons is observed on a) 1st October b) 2nd October c) 14th November d) 31st March Answer: a • International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1st October every year.It is designated in 1990 by the United Nations General Assembly. 2) RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Oct 2020

1) Statement of Intent on ‘Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda’ is signed between India and a) Malaysia b) Netherlands c) China d) France Answer: b • NITI Aayog and Embassy of the Netherlands sign Statement of Intent on ‘Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda’. • Key elements include i) lowering the net carbon footprint in industrial […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Sep 2020

1) Himalayan Chandra Telescope, a 2-m diameter optical-infrared telescope, operated remotely by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is located in a) Ladakh b) Bangalore c) Tamil Nadu d) Madhya Pradesh Answer: a • The Telescope is housed within the Indian Astronomical Observatory at Ladakh.It is operated remotely by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Sep 2020

1) The blending of hydrogen with CNG provides a blended gas termed as HCNG. Which among the following are advantages of HCNG? a) Easy to commercialize b) Cheaper availability of Hydrogen c) Higher octane rating d) None of the above Answer: c • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has allowed use of H-CNG (18% […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Sep 2020

1) Mission Sahakar, recently heard in news, aims to a) double farmers’ income b) double agricultural exports c) halve nitrogen pollution d) none of the above Answer: a • NCDC has started Mission Sahakar to double farmers’ income by 2022.NCDC has sanctioned as first instalment, funds amounting to Rs 19444 crores to the states of […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Sep 2020

1) How many members does National Medical Commission (NMC) have, once it replaces Medical Coucil of India (MCI)? a) 5 b) 8 c) 4 d) 33 Answer: d • The Union government has set up the National Medical Commission (NMC) along with four other autonomous boards while abolishing the MCI.The Centre has notified the 33-member […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Sep 2020

1) Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA)Special Ministerial conference was held recently. It is headquartered at a) New Delhi b) Beijing c) Nur Sultan d) Shanghai Answer: c • It is an inter-governmental forum for enhancing cooperation towards promoting peace, security and stability in Asia.Secretariat is at Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 2) Which among […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Sep 2020

1) Central Pollution Control Board CPCB is a statutory organisation which was constituted under: a) Air Act, 1981 b) Water Act, 1974 c) Environment Act, 1986 d) None of the above Answer: b • CPCB is a statutory organisation which was constituted in September, 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Sep 2020

1) Which among the following countries are not part of Arab League? a) Saudi Arabia b) Syria c) Iran d) Egypt Answer: b • Syria’s participation has been suspended due to the government repression during the Syrian Civil War. • In a response to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain normalising their ties with Israel, […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 22 Sep 2020

1) Which among the following statements are incorrect about Select Committee of Rajya Sabha? a) Chaired by ruling party b) Disbanded after submitting report c) Reports to be submitted within 1 month d) None of the above Answer: c • Recently, the government pushed through two crucial agriculture Bills in Rajya Sabha, rejecting Opposition demands […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Sep 2020

1) Article 89 of the Indian Constitution is related to a) President b) Speaker of Lok Sabha c) Vice President d) Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Answer: d • Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabhais a constitutional position created under Article 89 of the Constitution, which specifies that Rajya Sabha shall choose one of its MPs […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Sep 2020

1) Samarth Scheme which seeks to provide demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes is implemented by Ministry of a) Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises b) Textiles c) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship d) None of the above Answer: b • It is implemented by the Ministry of Textiles. • As […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Sep 2020

1) Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)should be a a) Retiredchief justice of India b) Judgeof the Supreme Court c) Both (a) or (b) d) Retiredchief justice of high courts Answer: c • NHRC has ordered the Assam government to pay ₹1 lakh to a 48-year-old man who was thrashed more than a year […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Sep 2020

1) Solar Cycle 25 is an event where the Sun’s magnetic field completely flips. Ithappens every a) 20 years b) 111 years c) 2000 years d) 11 years Answer: d • Every 11 years or so, the Sun’s magnetic field completely flips. This means that the Sun’s north and south poles switch places. Then it […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Sep 2020

1) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) is implemented by the ministry of a) Health and Family Welfare b) Human Resource and Development c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: a • The PMSSY is implemented by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. • It aims to set up new […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Sep 2020

1) Who was the first poet whose works were nationalised by the state government of Tamil Nadu? a) Subramaniya Bharathi b) IlangoAdigal c) Thiruvalluvar d) Kannadasan Answer: a • His songs on nationalism and freedom of India helped to rally the masses to support the Indian Independence Movement in Tamil Nadu. 2) Mekedatu project, often […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Sep 2020

1) REPLACE campaign is launched for elimination of trans-fats in industrially produced edible oils by 2023. It is an initiative of a) FAO b) WHO c) UNDP d) None of the above Answer: b • WHO launched a REPLACE campaign for elimination of trans-fats in industrially produced edible oils by 2023. 2) iRAD(Integrated Road Accident […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Sep 2020

1) eCourts Mission Mode Project, is a Pan-India Project, monitored and funded by. a) Department of Justice b) Supreme Court of India c) Law Commission of India d) Bar Council of India Answer: c • The eCourts Mission Mode Project, is a Pan-India Project, monitored and funded by Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Sep 2020

1) Swami Vivekananda addressed the Parliament of World’s Religions in Chicago in the year: a) 1893 b) 1983 c) 1899 d) 1905 Answer: a • The Parliament of World’s Religions, held for the first time in 1893, from September 11 to September 27, saw eminent personalities from around the world at the same forum.Swami Vivekananda […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Sep 2020

1) India is the fourth country to have the strategic platform with Rafale after _____________ a) France b) Egypt c) Qatar d) All of the above Answer: d • The Indian Air Force will formally induct the Rafale aircraft on 10th September 2020. The aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”.India is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Sep 2020

1) First World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) was organized on 8th September, 2020 by a) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) b) International Solar Alliance (ISA) c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), as the convenor […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Sep 2020

1) Mid-Day meal scheme comes under the Ministry of a) Education b) Health and Family Welfare c) Women and Child Development d) All of the above Answer: a • The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu recently suggested that milk could be given either as part of breakfast or the mid-day meal in order to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Sep 2020

1) Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) which ranks states in India based on the implementation of Business Reform Action Plan started in the year 2015 is an initiative by a) Niti Aayog b) Department of Industrial Promotion and Internal Trade c) PM’s EAC d) None of the above Answer: b • 4th edition of Business […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Sep 2020

1) No alteration of the boundaries of a national park shall be made except on a resolution passed by the a) Parliament b) State Legislature c) Gram Sabha d) All of the above   Answer: b • National parks can be declared both by the Central Government and State governments. No alteration of the boundaries […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Sep 2020

1) Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya JanaushadhiPriyojana (PMBJP) is the implemented by a) Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India b) Department of Pharmaceuticals c) Both (a) and (b) d) National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority Answer: a • It is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals.Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementing agency of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Sep 2020

1) Mission Karmayogi, launched by the government of India is aimed at improving a) Governance b) Employment c) Foreign Exchange d) None of the above   Answer: a • It is a New National Architecture for Civil Services Capacity Building. 2) 164th birth anniversary of Sree Narayana Guru observed on 2nd September. He was a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Sep 2020

1) Which among the following statements about International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is incorrect? a) India is a member b) Comes under UN c) Headquartered in Vienna d) None of the above   Answer: c • It is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).India is a party to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Sep 2020

1) Recently unearthed RenatiChola era inscription is in a) Sanskrit b) Telugu c) Kannada d) Prakrit Answer: b • It was found engraved on a dolomite slab and shale.The inscription was written in archaic Telugu.It was assigned to the 8th Century A.D., when the region was under the rule of the Chola Maharaja of Renadu. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Aug 2020

1) Toys (Quality Control) Order has been issued by a) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade b) Niti Aayog c) Department of Health and Family Welfare d) None of the above Answer: a • The toy industry in India has asked the government to suspend a Quality Control Order (QCO) issued recently, for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Aug 2020

1) Which among the following is the dialect spoken by Great Andamanese tribe among themselves? a) Jeru b) Jarawa c) Ongan d) All of the above Answer: a • They speak Jeru dialect among themselves and their number stands at 51.Five members of the Great Andamanese tribe have tested positive for COVID-19. 2) Wolbachia method, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Aug 2020

1) Which among the following are ideal conditions for formation of a Hurricane? a) Strong vertical winds b) Warm ocean waters c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: b • Hurricane Laura has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana in US as one of the most powerful storms to hit the state. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Aug 2020

1) Which among the following states had the maximum number of cities chosen under National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)? a) Maharashtra b) Uttar Pradesh c) Madhya Pradesh d) Maharashtra Answer: d • It was not notified under the Environment Protection Act or any other Act.It is envisaged as a scheme to provide the States and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Aug 2020

1) Which of the following city has country’s longest river ropeway? a) Guwahati b) Dehradun c) Shimla d) Srinagar Answer: a • The ropeway will cover a distance of 1.8 km, and bring down the travelling time between north Guwahati and the central part of the city to eight minutes. 2) Which city is popularly […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Aug 2020

1) Which among the following are part of National Digital Health Mission? a) HealthID b) DigiDoctor c) Health Facility Registry d) All of the above Answer: d • In his address to the nation on Independence Day, the PM has launched the National Digital Health Mission which rolls out a national health ID for every […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Aug 2020

1) The Chief Election Commissioner and other election commissioners hold office for a) 6 years b) 5 years c) 4 years d) 2 years Answer: a • In pursuance of clause (2) of article 324 of the Constitution, the President has appointed Rajiv Kumar, IAS(Retd.) as the Election Commissioner.The Chief Election Commissioner and other election […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Aug 2020

1) Swachh Survekshan 2020 report was recently released by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. The survey is conducted by a) Niti Aayog b) Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry c) Quality Council of India d) None of the above Answer: c • The Quality Council of India (QCI) is in charge of evaluating the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Aug 2020

1) Lingaraj Temple, a classic example of Kalinga style of architecture, is built in a) Red sandstone b) White Marble c) Black Granite d) None of the above Answer: a • The Odisha government has announced to give a facelift to the 11th century Lingaraj Temple, akin to its pre-350-year structural status. 2) Hamas, often […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Aug 2020

1) Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 is created to rank a) Universities b) Companies c) Start ups d) Schools Answer: a • It is an initiative of Ministry of Education, Govt. of India • It aims to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India. • The Atal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Aug 2020

1) Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited is the first solar project in the country to break the grid parity barrier. It is located in a) Rajasthan b) Madhya Pradesh c) Gujarat d) Maharashtra Answer: b • Recently, a 750 megawatt (MW) solar project has been inaugurated in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. • India has an ambitious […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Aug 2020

1) Swasthya Portal, a one-stop solution presenting all information pertaining to tribal health and nutrition-related to Scheduled Tribes, is managed by a) Ministry of Tribal Affairs b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: a • The online portal will act as a one-stop solution […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Aug 2020

1) Price Monitoring and Resource Units (PMRU), recently heard in news, is funded and set up under a) National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority b) Drug Controller General of India c) Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation d) Respective state governments Answer: a • It will be funded by National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) for its recurring and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Aug 2020

1) PM SVANidhi is a special micro-credit facility plan to provide affordable loan to more than 50 lakh street vendorsup to a) ₹6,000 b) ₹10,000 c) ₹10 lakhs d) ₹1 Crore Answer: b • It is a special micro-credit facility plan to provide affordable loan of up to ₹10,000 to more than 50 lakh street […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Aug 2020

1) Assam Accord was signed in the year of a) 2010 b) 2014 c) 1985 d) 1965 Answer: c • Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, which was signed in 1985 after the Assam Agitation of 1979-85, envisages that appropriate “constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards should be provided to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Aug 2020

1) Most of the geothermal water is dominated by evaporation followed by weathering of a) Silicate rocks b) Ferrous compounds c) Mica d) None of the above Answer: a • Most of the geothermal water is dominated by evaporation followed by weathering of silicate rocks • Scientists of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Aug 2020

1) August Kranti Din, celebrated in India on 8thAugust, is associated with a) Quit India Movement b) Swadeshi Movement c) Civil Disobedience movement d) None of the above Answer: a • 78th anniversary of Quit India movement was observed on August 8th, 2020. 2) Who among the following is popularly known as the ‘Grand Old […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Aug 2020

1) Business Confidence Index, tracks the business sentiments of around 600 Indian companies, is released by a) FICCI b) Assocham India c) National Council of Applied Economic Research d) SEBI Answer: c • National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has released Business Confidence Index (BCI). 2) Recently RBI set up an expert committee under […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Aug 2020

1) Salaries, allowances and pensions of Comptroller and Auditor General of India serving in that office decided by a) Parliament b) Government of India c) Constitution d) None of the above Answer: a • Former Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu was recently appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Aug 2020

1) Ammonium nitrate, recently heard in news, finds application in a) Explosives b) Fertilizers c) Antibiotics d) All of the above Answer: d • The catastrophic explosion at Beirut port on August 4 was caused by over 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate kept in storage for over six years. • Used to make fertilizers and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Aug 2020

1) Which among the following statements about Nagara Style of Architecture is incorrect? a) No boundary walls b) Garbhagriha under the tallest tower c) No water tank d) None of the above Answer: d • Nagara style doesn’t usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways. • Garbhagriha is always located directly under the tallest tower. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Aug 2020

1) On the eve Raksha Bandhan, using leaf vines, women and children tied symbolic rakhi to the trees and took an oath to protect a) Aravali forests b) Sundarbans c) Gir forest d) Namdapha National Park Answer: a • On the eve Raksha Bandhan, using leaf vines, women and children tied symbolic rakhi to the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Aug 2020

1) Production Linked Incentive(PLI) scheme is aimed at gives a boost to a) Agriculture Sector b) Manufacturing c) Food processing d) All of the above Answer: b • It proposes a financial incentive to boost domestic manufacturing and attract large investments in the electronics value chain. • The Scheme will be implemented through a Nodal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Aug 2020

1) National Transit Pass System (NTPS) is an online system for issuing transit permits for timber, bamboo and other forest produce. The pilot project will be functional in a) Madhya Pradesh b) Telangana c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • The pilot project will be functional in Madhya Pradesh […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jul 2020

1) Recently released New Education Policy, 2020 aims to improve expenditure on education as a percentage of GDP to a) 3% b) 6% c) 10% d) 8% Answer: b • First new education policy in 34 years has been brought out. The union Cabinet gave its nod to the new policy recently.Public spending on education […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jul 2020

1) Which among the following river is also known as ‘DakshinaBhageerathi’ and ‘River Baris’? a) Narmada b) Kaveri c) Godavari d) Pampa Answer: d • Pampa is the third longest river in Kerala after Periyar and Bharathappuzha. 2) Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ), recently found to ne cause of earthquakes in Himalayan region is located in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jul 2020

1) Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship program of a) Ministry for Human Resource Development b) Ministry of Finance c) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare d) None of the above Answer: a • TRIFED has entered into a partnership with IIT Delhi for the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA). • It is a flagship […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jul 2020

1) In India, which among the following doesn’t have the power to punish against the contempt? a) Judiciary b) Legislative c) Executive d) None of the above Answer: c • Article 129 and 215 of the Constitution of India empowers the Supreme Court and High Court respectively to punish people for their respective contempt. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jul 2020

1) Same person can be appointed as Governor of two or more states. This provision is added to the constitution with a) 42nd Constitution Amendment Act b) 44th Constitution Amendment Act c) 7thConstitution Amendment Act d) 92nd Constitution Amendment Act Answer: c • According to 7th Constitutional Amendment Act 1956, the same person can be […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jul 2020

1) Open Credit Enablement Network (OCEN)is a protocol infrastructure for the democratization of credit.It is developed by a) Reserve Bank of India b) Niti Aayog c) National Payment Corporation Ltd d) None of the above Answer: d • It is developed by a think tank, Indian Software Products Industry Round Table (iSPIRT). 2) China National […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jul 2020

1) Madhubani paintings, often seen in news, has developed in a) Bihar b) Assam c) Gujarat d) Kashmir Answer: a • Madhubani-based artist, Raman Kumar Mishra, was flooded with orders for his handmade masks painted with Mithila artwork after word spread about his work on a microblogging site last week.It is also known as Mithila, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jul 2020

1) ANASIS-II, the country’s first-ever military communications satellite is a launch by a) Israel b) UAE c) North Korea d) South Korea Answer: d • South Korea’s launched its first-ever military communications satellite “ANASIS-II” by private operator SpaceX on 21 July 2020. 2) KAPP-3, India’s first 700 MWe unit, and the biggest indigenously developed variant […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jul 2020

1) National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA)was constituted under the Companies Act in a) 2013 b) 2014 c) 2018 d) 2019 Answer: c • National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) was constituted on 1st October, 2018 under section 132 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013.The audit regulator, National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), has constituted a Technical Advisory […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jul 2020

1) Malabar naval exercise, recently heard in news, doesn’t include a) Japan b) Australia c) US d) None of the above Answer: b • In April 2007, the Malabar exercise was held in the Western Pacific Ocean along with Japan for the first time. In 2015, realizing its security benefits, Japan officially joined the bilateral […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jul 2020

1) PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) is implemented by a) NAFED b) SIDBI c) NABARD d) RBI Answer: b • Last month, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs signed MoU with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in order to engage SIDBI as the Implementation Agency for the scheme. 2) Trinity […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jul 2020

1) Chattogram Port, often seen in news, is located in a) Sri Lanka b) India c) Bangladesh d) None of the above Answer: c • Union minister of state for shipping (I/C) Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday flagged off the first trial container ship from Kolkata to Agartala. … The ship has been launched under the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Jul 2020

1) Which among the following is known as “White mountain” and “Roof of Europe”? a) Mont Blanc mountain range b) Alps mountain range c) Mount Elbrus d) All of the above Answer: a • A melting glacier at Europe’s Mont Blanc mountain range recently disentombed Indian newspapers buried there for 54 years –- some of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jul 2020

1) World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on a) October 4 b) July 14 c) June 15 d) July 15 Answer: d • 15th July is marked as World Youth Skills Day.It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2014.Theme for 2020 is “Skills for a Resilient Youth”. 2) Pragyata guidelines, often […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Jul 2020

1) Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) allows transaction between India and Afghanistan through a) Gwadar Port b) Chabahar Port c) Wagah border d) Wakhan corridor Answer: c • Pakistan will allow Afghanistan to send goods to India using the Wagah border from July 15. The decision is part of Islamabad’s commitment under Pakistan-Afghanistan Transit Trade […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Jul 2020

1) Which among the following organisation is not covered under National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID)? a) National Investigation Agency (NIA) b) Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) c) Directorate General of GST Intelligence d) None of the above Answer: d • It seeks to become the one-stop destination for intelligence agencies to access database related to immigration entry […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jul 2020

1) National Fish Farmers Day Observed on 10th July every year in honour of scientists a) K. H. Alikunhi b) H.L. Chaudhury c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • It is observed on 10th July every year in honour of scientists Dr. K. H. Alikunhi and Dr. H.L. Chaudhury.These […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jul 2020

1) Adichanallur Excavations, whose samples are dated between 1000 BC and 600 BC, is excavated from the state of a) Tamil Nadu b) Kerala c) Karnataka d) Bihar Answer: a • Carbon dating of samples excavated this site revealed that they belonged to the period between 1000 BC and 600 BC. • Adichanallur is an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jul 2020

1) Which are the first 2 countries to have eliminated Rubella and Measles in the World Health Organisation’s South-East Asian Region (WHO SEAR) before the deadline of 2023? a) India and Pakistan b) India and China c) Maldives and Sri Lanka d) Maldives and India Answer: c • Recently, the Maldives and Sri Lanka have […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jul 2020

1) ‘Black Death’ was responsible for the deaths of millions of people in Europe. It refers to a) Plague b) COVID 19 c) SARS d) Spanish flu Answer: a • Bayannur, a city in northern China, is on high alert after a suspected case of Bubonic plague was reported Recently.It can be transmitted to humans […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Jul 2020

1) National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) which compiles the National Atlas of India is headquartered in a) Kolkata b) New Delhi c) Madras d) Mumbai Answer: a • NATMO publishes 4th updated version of its COVID-19 Dashboard.It is headquartered in Kolkata. • Its functions include compilation of the National Atlas of India. 2) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jul 2020

1) India’s first plasma bank was established at a) AIIMS, Delhi b) Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi c) Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), Delhi d) None of the above Answer: c • India’s first plasma bank was established at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), Delhi. • In plasma donation, only […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jul 2020

1) Purchasing Managers’ Index does not measure the changes in a) Manufacturing sectors b) Service sectors c) Agricultural sector d) None of the above Answer: c • It has observed the contraction of services sector activity for the fourth consecutive month in June 2020. • PMI is an index of the prevailing direction of economic […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jul 2020

1) Office of Attorney General enjoys all the privileges and immunities that are available to a) Speaker b) Member of Parliament c) President d) None of the above Answer: b • He enjoys all the privileges and immunities that are available to a Member of Parliament. • Union government has extended the term of K.K. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jul 2020

1) Same Language Subtitling (SLS) project, which aims to help people to read and write through the subtitling of mainstream TV content is implemented by a) Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) b) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment c) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting d) None of the above Answer: a • It aims […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jul 2020

1) UnderPradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana, food items will be provided for a) Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) b) Priorityhousehold (PHH) ration cardholders c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) and (b) Answer: c • Food will be provided to all the beneficiaries under public distribution system (TPDS) for Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jun 2020

1) With regard to the evolution of continents, which among the following present day continents were the part of ancient Gondwana Landmass? a) Antarctica b) South America c) Australia d) All of the above Answer: d • Laurasia in the north became Europe, Asia, and North America. • Gondwana in the south dispersed to form […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following is the state where maximum number of deaths are reported due to lightning? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Himachal Pradesh c) Maharashtra d) Jammu and Kashmir Answer: a • Bihar is second after Uttar Pradesh with the maximum number of deaths due to lightning. 2) The Supreme Court has refused to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jun 2020

1) Order of the Nine Angles, recently heard in news, is an anarchist group founded in a) UK b) Canada c) Afghanistan d) Syria Answer: a • O9A is considered to be a satanic, anarchist group founded in the UK in the 1970s that now operates around the world, including in the US. 2) CCEA […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following is correctly matched in the context of protest against partition of Bengal? a) Lala Lajpat Rai – Bengal b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Punjab c) Bipin Chandra Pal – Bombay d) None of the above Answer: d • Tilak opposed the moderate views of Gopal Krishna Gokhale, and was supported […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jun 2020

1) Recently launched Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt (CGSSD) aims at a) Telecommunication Sector b) MSME Sector c) Banking Sector d) None of the above Answer: b • The scheme would provide much-required support to around 2 lakh MSMEs and will help in reviving the economic activity in and through this sector. It will […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jun 2020

1) International Comparison Program, recently released by World Bank, compares a) Purchase Power Parity b) Poverty Line c) Happiness index d) None of the above Answer: a • The World Bank has released new Purchasing Power Parities (PPPs) for reference year 2017, under International Comparison Program (ICP), that adjust for differences in the cost of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jun 2020

1) Which of the following statements is incorrect about Arms Trade Treaty? a) It regulates international sale of weapons b) It regulates domestic same of weapons c) China hasn’t signed the treaty. d) Both (b) and (c) Answer: d • It calls for the international sale of weapons to be linked to the human rights […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jun 2020

1) Recently launched Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is aimed at a) returned migrant workers b) unemployed urban workers c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: a • The villages will join this programme through the common service centres and Krishi Vigyan Kendras. • The focus districts are chosen to provide maximum […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jun 2020

1) Keeladi excavations proves that an urban civilisation existed in Tamil Nadu in the Sangam era. It is found on the banks of the river a) Vaigai b) Cauvery c) Thamarabharani d) Palar Answer: a • Excavations in Keeladi prove that an urban civilisation existed in Tamil Nadu in the Sangam era on the banks […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jun 2020

1) Civil Services Board, a Supreme Court of India mandated body, is headed by a) Chief secretary b) Principal secretary c) UPSC d) None of the above Answer: a • The Punjab government, last week, constituted a three-member civil services board to decide on IAS transfers and postings in the state.The civil services board is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following can be considered as a non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India? a) Leasing companies b) Investment companies c) House finance companies d) Venture capital companies Answer: c • A housing finance company is considered a non-banking financial company (NBFC) under the RBI’s regulations. • A company is treated as an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jun 2020

1) Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP)is a greenhouse gas concentration trajectory adopted by a) UNEP b) MoEFCC c) IPCC d) Both (a) and (c) Answer: c • It is a greenhouse gas concentration trajectory adopted by the IPCC.RCP8.5, generally taken as the basis for worst-case climate change scenarios, was based on projected coal outputs. 2) Zoonoses, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Jun 2020

1) ADIP Scheme, which aims to assist abled persons in procuring modern, standard aids, is implemented by a) ALIMCO b) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • It is being implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and ALIMCO. • It […]

SSC CPO 2020 Notification Out!

SSC has notified the Dates of exam of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces, 2020 Important Dates Submission of online applications: 17-06-2020 to 16-07-2020 Last date and time for receipt of applications:16-07-2020 (23:30) Last date and time for making online fee payment: 18-07-2020 (23:30) Last date and time for generation of offline […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following countries are not a part of Indian Ocean Commission? a) India b) Seychelles c) Mauritius d) Madagascar Answer: a • Founded in 1982, the IOC is an intergovernmental organisation comprising five small-island states in the Western Indian Ocean: the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion (a French department), and Seychelles. 2) Raja […]

Current affairs Quiz , 13 Jun 2020

1) Which is the first Indian city to get an Integrated Flood Warning System to control urban flooding? a) Mumbai b) Delhi c) Kolkata d) Chennai Answer: d • Mumbai is only the second city in the country after Chennai to get this system. Similar systems are being developed for Bengaluru and Kolkata. 2) World […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jun 2020

1) Who among the following has the power to set up a Foreigners tribunal? a) District magistrates b) High Court of the state c) Ministry of Home Affairs d) All of the above Answer: a • District magistrates in all States and Union Territories has the power to set up foreigners’ tribunals. • The Ministry […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following statements criteria where used by 15th Finance Commission to determine the share of states? a) population in 2011 b) demographic performance c) tax effort. d) All of the above Answer: d • The 15th Finance Commission used the following criteria while determining the share of states: o 45% for the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jun 2020

1) State of India’s Environment 2020 is released by a) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. b) Central Pollution Control Board c) National Green Tribunal d) None of the above Answer: d • State of India’s Environment report, 2020 was released by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Down to Earth a research and […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jun 2020

1) Non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council for a period of a) 10 years b) 5 years c) 2 years d) 1 year Answer: c • General Assembly elects 5 non-permanent members out of a total of 10, every year, for a two-year term. 2) India’s forex reserves are rising despite the slowdown […]

Know all about CLAT 2020

OVERALL VIEW The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country. CLAT is organized by the Consortium of National Law Universities consisting of the representative universities. Registrations – from 1st January, 2020 to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jun 2020

1) ‘#iCommit’ initiative, launched on the occasion of World Environment Day is driven by a) Ministry of Power b) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy c) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change d) Both (b) and (c) Answer: a • The initiative is driven by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the administration of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Jun 2020

1) Which among the following organisation is not a member of GAVI, the international vaccine alliance? a) World Health Organization b) UNICEF c) World Bank d) None of the above Answer: d • India Pledges USD 15 Million for Global Vaccine Alliance GAVI. • It contributes to achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals by […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jun 2020

1) Who was the chairman of the panel set up by SEBI to suggest possible structure for Social Stock Exchanges (SSE)? a) Biplab Kumar Sarma b) Bibek Debroy c) Ishaat Hussain d) Kirit Parikh Answer: c • Ishaat Hussain panel set up by SEBI were to suggest possible structures and regulations for creating SSE to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jun 2020

1) Recent cyclonic storm, Nisarga formed over East central Arabian Sea has been named by a) India b) Sri Lanka c) Myanmar d) Bangladesh Answer: d • Cyclonic Storm formed over East central Arabian Sea has been named Nisarga. The name in the new list was suggested by Bangladesh. • Cyclone is the formation of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jun 2020

1) PM Svanidhiis a special micro-credit facility plan to provide affordable loan of up to an amount of a) ₹10,000 b) ₹1,00,000 c) ₹50,000 d) ₹5,00,000 Answer: a • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched PM Svanidhi, or Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi scheme. • It is a special micro-credit facility plan […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jun 2020

1) Which states in India have used the provision of optional use of Hindi in proceedings of concerned High Courts? a) Rajasthan b) Uttar Pradesh c) Madhya Pradesh d) All of the above Answer: d • The provision of optional use of Hindi in proceedings has already been made in the High Courts of Rajasthan, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 May 2020

1) Southern Oscillation, in reference to South West Monsoon, is the periodic change in the conditions of a) Pressure b) Temperature c) Humidity d) None of the above Answer: a • Normally when the tropical eastern south Pacific Ocean experiences high pressure, the tropical eastern Indian Ocean experiences low pressure.But in certain years, there is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 May 2020

1) Delimitation Commission’s orders are enforced as per the date specified by the a) President b) Prime Minister c) Speaker of Lok Sabha d) Chief Election Commissioner Answer: a • The commissions’ orders are enforced as per the date specified by the President of India. • It aims to follow the principle of “One Vote […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 May 2020

1) Indian Olympic Association is not the governing body for a) Olympic Movement b) Commonwealth Games c) Asian Games d) None of the above Answer: c • Indian Olympic Association is the governing body for the Olympic Movement and the Commonwealth Games in India. • The Indian Olympic Association is currently governed by a 32-member […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 May 2020

1) Chardham tunnel facilitates Chardham yatra. Which among the following is not a place connected by the tunnel? a) Rishikesh b) Kedarnath c) Badrinath. d) Yamunotri Answer: a • Chardham tunnelis a 440-m tunnel constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) below the densely populated Chamba town on the Rishikesh-Dharasuroad National Highway in Uttarakhand. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 May 2020

1) PurandaraDasa, recently seen in news, is a follower of a) Shaivism b) Vaishnavism c) Sikhism d) Buddhism Answer: b • He teaches complete self-surrender and unadulterated love towards Lord Krishna, the Supreme. Department of Archaeology, Heritage and Museums will soon commence field research work at Keshavapura in Araga Gram Panchayat (GP) of Tirthahalli taluk […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 May 2020

1) The Chinese led Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) connects a) Asia b) Africa c) North America d) Both (a) and (b) Answer: d • • BRI consisting of the land-based belt, ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’, and ‘Maritime Silk Road’, aims to connect the East Asian economic region with the European economic circle and runs […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 May 2020

1) World Turtle Day, celebrated to make people aware of turtle and tortoise and their habitats, is observed on a) May 23rd b) April 1st c) November 25th d) None of the above Answer: a • World Turtle Day is observed on May 23. The day is celebrated to make people aware of turtle and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 May 2020

1) PM Ujjwala Yojana, along with a deposit-free LPG connection, provides eligible household with a financial assistance of a) Rs 1000 per connection b) Rs 1600 per connection c) Rs 500 per connection d) Rs 5000 per connection Answer: b • A deposit-free LPG connection is given to the eligible household with financial assistance of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 May 2020

1) Tenor of the loan under Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) will be a) 10 years b) 5 years c) 4 years d) None of the above Answer: c • The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for MSMEs and MUDRA borrowers.The credit will be provided […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 May 2020

1) Arabian Sea is comparatively less prone to cyclonic storms than Bay of Bengal. Which among the following is not a reason for it? a) Temperature b) Salinity c) Location d) None of the above Answer: d • Temperature: BOB is hotter than Arabian sea. Hot water temperature is the basic criteria for the development […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 May 2020

1) What percentage of funding of the projects under the Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme will be provided through government funding in the form of ‘Grant-in-Aid’? a) 100% b) 75% c) 50% d) 25% Answer: b • It aims to give a boost to domestic defence and aerospace manufacturing. • The projects under the Scheme will […]

Current Affairs Quiz March 2020 pdf

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Current Affairs Quiz , 18 May 2020

1) Which the following currencies doesn’t come under Special Drawing Rights (SDR) of IMF? a) U.S. Dollar, b) Euro c) Chinese Renminbi d) None of the above Answer: d • The SDR is an international reserve asset, created by the IMF in 1969 to supplement its member countries’ official reserves.The value of the SDR is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 May 2020

1) Which among the protection criteria are defined for gharials? a) Schedule I of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. b) Appendix I of CITES c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • Listed under Schedule I of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. • Listed on Appendix I of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 May 2020

1) Which among the following are the permanent bodies of Shanghai Cooperation Organization? a) SCO Secretariat b) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar recently represented India at SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) foreign minister meet. The meet was attended […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 May 2020

1) Who among the following can be a part of Tour of Duty scheme? a) Officers b) Jawans c) Common citizens d) All of the above Answer: d • It aims to attract the best talent into the force and bring the civil society closer to the Indian army. • Tour of Duty (ToD) tenure […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 May 2020

1) Global Nutrition Report is released by a) FAO b) USAID c) WHO d) UNDP Answer: c • It is a work of World Health Organisation (WHO). 2) SohraiKhovar painting, a traditional and ritualistic mural art being practised by local tribal women, has been awarded GI tag. It belongs to the state of a) West […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 May 2020

1) Mission Sagar, launched by India, aims to assist island nations in a) Eastern Indian Ocean b) Western Indian Ocean c) South Pacific Ocean d) All of the above Answer: a • India has launched Mission Sagar to assist island nations in the Eastern Indian Ocean. 2) Since 1999, May 11 is celebrated as National […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 May 2020

1) Who among the following is not involved in the Battle of Haldighati? a) Maharana Pratap b) Akbar c) Man Singh d) None of the above Answer: d • It was fought between Maharana Pratap and the forces of Akbar led by Man Singh of Amber. • Rana’s forces were defeated in 6 hours. But […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 May 2020

1) The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2020 was observed on 9th May 2020.First WMBD was celebrated in the year a) 2006 b) 2002 c) 2000 d) 2015 Answer: a • The first WMBD was celebrated in 2006. 2) Stringency Index, recently seen in news, shows how strict a country’s measures were, and at what […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 May 2020

1) Perform, Achieve and Trade Scheme aims to make the industrial sector energy efficient. It is implemented by a) Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) b) Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) c) Central Electricity Authority (CEA) d) Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Answer: b • It is launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) to make the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 May 2020

1) Vande Bharat Mission, recently seen in news, is associated with 1. It aims to bring back Indians stranded in different parts of the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2. OCI cardholders or green cardholders of the other country cannot travel on the repatriation flight leaving for India Choose the correct answer using the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 May 2020

1) Which of the following comes as sources of revenue for states in post-GST India? a) Excise duty on liquor b) VAT on fuel c) Tax on vehicles d) All of the above Answer: d • 2) Darbar move, a 148-year-old practice, is practiced in the state of a) Himachal Pradesh b) Andhra Pradesh c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 May 2020

1) eCovSensis a biosensor that can detect the novel coronavirus in samples of a) Saliva b) Blood c) Urine d) None of the above Answer: a • It is a biosensor that can detect the novel coronavirus in saliva samples. • It has been developed by researchers from the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 May 2020

1) The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2020 is a) Journalism without Fear of Favour b) Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation c) Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law d) None of the above Answer: c • The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2020, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 May 2020

1) Open budget survey, conducted by the International Budget Partnership (IBP), places India at the rank of a) 53 b) 103 c) 73 d) 23 Answer: a • India is placed at 53rd position among 117 nations in terms of budget accountability and transparency. • It was conducted by the International Budget Partnership (IBP) 2) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 April 2020

1) Which among the following minorities are recognised, as per the constitution of India? a) Linguistic minorities b) Religious minorities c) Both (a) and (b) d) Ethnic minorities Answer: c • Article 30(1) recognizes linguistic and religious minorities but not those based on race, ethnicity. They are are not considered for reservation. 2) The Mekong, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 April 2020

1) Researchers at which of the following institutes have for the first time created and imaged a novel pair of quantum dots? a) Indian Institute of Science b) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) c) IIT Bombay d) IIT Madras Answer: b • Quantum dots (QDs) are man-made nanoscale crystals that that can transport […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 April 2020

1) Scientists are saying that the ozone hole over North pole has closed due to a phenomenon called polar vortex. Polar vortex spins in a) Troposphere b) Stratosphere c) Mesosphere d) Exosphere Answer: b • The polar vortex spins in the stratosphere. 2) Communities of Chakmas and Hajongs, often seen in news, are residents of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 April 2020

1) Supreme Court had constituted its largest ever bench in the case where basic structure doctrine was introduced.How many judges were present in the bench? a) 13 b) 15 c) 11 d) 9 Answer: a • By a 7-6 verdict, a 13-judge Constitution Bench ruled that the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution is inviolable, and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 April 2020

1) Which among the acts does the proposed Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019 aims to amalgamate? a) Trade Unions Act, 1926 b) Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 c) Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 d) All of the above Answer: d • It proposes to amalgamate Trade Unions Act, 1926, Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 April 2020

1) Which country is the first Arab country to legalize cannabis farming? a) Lebanon b) Syria c) Turkey d) Jordan Answer: a • Lebanon has legalized cannabis farming in the country with a hope that sales from the plant will provide some relief to its debt-ridden economy. With this, it became the first Arab country […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 April 2020

1) Noor satellite, a military satellite was launched by a country’s armed forces? Which is that country? a) Iran b) Saudi Arabia c) Oman d) UAE Answer: a • Iran claims to have launched its first military satellite into orbit on Wednesday, according to The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Iran says the satellite, called Noor, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 April 2020

1) On April 23, 25th edition of World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated by a) UNESCO b) Reporters without borders c) International Authors d) None of the above Answer: a • Also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book, it is an annual event organized by the United […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 April 2020

1) Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve (ISPRL)crude oil storages are at three underground locations in a) Mangalore b) Visakhapatnam c) Padur d) All of the above Answer: d • ISPRL maintains an emergency fuel store of strategic crude oil enough to provide 10 days of consumption Strategic crude oil storages are at three underground locations in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 April 2020

1) Which among the following doesn’t belong to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage? a) Yoga b) Nawrouz c) Kumbh Mela d) None of the above Answer: d • From India the Intangible Cultural Heritages added into this list include: • Tradition of Vedic chanting • Ramlila, • Kutiyattam, • Ramman, • Mudiyettu, • Kalbelia […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 April 2020

1) Which the following currencies doesn’t come under Special Drawing Rights (SDR) of IMF? a) U.S. Dollar, b) Euro c) Chinese Renminbi d) None of the above Answer: d • The SDR is an international reserve asset, created by the IMF in 1969 to supplement its member countries’ official reserves.The value of the SDR is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 April 2020

1) Trimeresurussalazar is a new species, the fifth variety of reptile to have been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh in a little more than a year. It is a a) Frog b) Viper c) Crocodile d) Butterfly Answer: b • Trimeresurussalazar is a new species, the fifth variety of reptile to have been discovered in Arunachal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 April 2020

1) “DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series is an initiative by a) Ministry of Tourism b) Ministry of External Affairs c) Ministry of Culture d) Both (a) and (c) Answer: a • The Ministry of Tourism has launched its “DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series to provide information on the many destinations and details and expanse of the culture and heritage […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 April 2020

1) Which among the following is not a festival in India celebrated in the month of April? a) Vaisakhi b) Naba Barsha c) Puthandu d) None of the above Answer: d • Different festivals being celebrated in several parts of country- April 13 and 14: o Vaisakhi– Spring harvest festival celebrated by Hindus ans Sikhs. […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 13 April 2020

1) What change was observed in the Seismic noise of earth during the period of lock down? a) Increased b) Decreased c) Stayed the same d) All of the above Ans: b It refers to the relatively persistent vibration of the ground due to a multitude of causes. Scientists have observed a fall in levels […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 11 April 2020

1) Which among the following is not one of the methods from which World Health Organisation gets its funds? a) Specified voluntary contributions b) Core voluntary contributions c) Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Contributions d) None of the above Ans: d There are four kinds of contributions that make up funding for the WHO, these are […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 10 April 2020

1) “State of the World’s Nursing” report is released by a) WHO b) International Council of Nurses (ICN) c) Nursing Now campaign d) All of the above Ans: d WHO, along with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Nursing Now campaign, has released a report titled, “State of the World’s Nursing”. 2) Operation […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 09 April 2020

1) National Wildlife Board is a “Statutory Organization” constituted under a) Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 b) Environmental Protection Act 1990 c) Indian Forest Act, 1927 d) Forest Conservation Act, 1980 Ans: a National Wildlife Board issues final nod for Mumbai-Nagpur highway amid lockdown. The approval was given via video-conferencing. 2) iGOT — Integrated Government Online […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 08 April 2020

1) MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme, recently stopped for 2 years to fund towards COVID 19 crisis, allows an annual entitlement per MP constituency of a) 50 Cr b) 5 Cr c) 1 Cr d) None of the above Ans: b The Union Cabinet has approved a 30% cut in the salaries of all […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 07 April 2020

1) Which of the following statements about ventilators is not correct? a) It is a medical device that provides a patient with oxygen when they are unable to breathe on their own. b) During any surgery that requires general anaesthesia, a ventilator is necessary. c) Railways’ Rail Coach Factory (RCF) manufactured Jeevan Ventilators d) None […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 06 April 2020

1) How many days of wage employment must be provided by the local governments under the MGNREGA scheme? a) 100 b) 150 c) 200 d) None of the above Ans: b The scheme was introduced as a social measure that guarantees “the right to work”. The key tenet of this social measure and labour law […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 04 April 2020

1) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is headquartered in a) Shanghai b) Beijing c) Manila d) New Delhi Ans: b The United Nations has addressed the launch of AIIB as having potential for “scaling up financing for sustainable development” for the concern of global economic governance. The capital of the bank is $100 billion, equivalent […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 03 April 2020

1) Under Operation Sanjeevani, Indian Air Force (IAF) delivered essential medicines and hospital consumables to a) Maldives b) Mauritius c) Sri Lanka d) Nepal Ans: a An Indian Air Force (IAF) C-130J transport aircraft recently delivered 6.2 tonne of essential medicines and hospital consumables to Maldives under Operation Sanjeevani. 2) Project Praana developed indigenous ventilator […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 02 April 2020

1) Who is a domicile in Jammu and Kashmir under Jammu and Kashmir domicile rules? a) resided for a period of 15 years in the UT of J&K b) studied for a period of 7 years and appeared in class 10th/12th in the UT of J&K c) registered as migrants and their children. d) All […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 01 April 2020

1) Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts is established in the year of a) 1986 b) 1990 c) 2014 d) 2019 Ans: a The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) was established under Companies Act in the year 1986-87. It is a non-profit organization, with an object to promote, support, protect, maintain and increase the export […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 31 Mar 2020

1) Earth Hour is an annual event organized by a) World Wildlife Fund b) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change c) United Nations Environment Programme d) None of the above Ans: a It is an annual event organized by the World Wildlife Fund. Every year, Earth Hour is observed on the last Saturday of March at […]

Current affairs Quiz, 30 Mar 2020

1) Business Immunity Platform to fight against covid-19 is an initiative of a) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) b) Invest India c) Ministry of Commerce and Industry d) All of the above Ans: b Invest India has launched The Invest India Business Immunity Platform Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 28 Mar 2020

1) Which among the following are included in Schedule H1 Drugs? a) 3rd and 4th generation antibiotics b) habit forming drugs c) anti-TB drugs d) All of the above Ans: d Both the statements are correct. Govt classifies hydroxychloroquine as Schedule-H1 drug, sale only on prescription. It restricts its sale only based on prescription. It […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 27 Mar 2020

1) When is the World Theatre Day observed? a) 27th March b) 29th April c) 12th August d) None of the above Ans: a World Theatre Day celebrated is observed annually on the 27 March by ITI Centres and the international theatre community. The day aims to promote theatre in all its forms across the […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 26 Mar 2020

1) Which among the following statements about Hanta Virus is incorrect? a) It is novel virus. b) It is contracted by humans from infected rodents. c) It’s mortality rate is higher than COVID-19 d) All of the above Ans: a The Hantavirus is not novel and its first case dates back to 1993, according to […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 25 Mar 2020

1) All India Financial Institutions regulated and supervised by the Reserve Bank are a) EXIM Bank b) NABARD c) NHB d) All of the above Ans: d SIDBI is one of the four All India Financial Institutions regulated and supervised by the Reserve Bank; other three are EXIM Bank, NABARD and NHB. 2) Kurzarbeit scheme […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 24 Mar 2020

1) Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 has been declared with the outbreak of a) Swine flu b) Dengue c) Cholera d) All of the above Ans: d It has been enforced across the country for dealing with outbreaks of diseases such as swine flu, dengue, and cholera. It lays down punishment as per Section 188 of […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 23 Mar 2020

1) Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) is an initiative of : a) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) b) Technology Development Board c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Ans: c Technology Development Board under DST invites technology proposals for fighting COVID 19. In order to stimulate private sector’s investment in R&D, […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 21 Mar 2020

1) How much is the quorum required for a session in the Parliament of India? a) 1/10th b) 1/2nd c) 1/3rd d) None of the above Ans: a The minimum number of members required to be present at a sitting of the House or a Committee for valid transaction of its business, which is one-tenth […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 20 Mar 2020

1) The National Crisis Management Committee is headed by a) Prime Minister b) Cabinet Secretary c) National Security Advisor d) Home Minister Ans: b The National Crisis Management Committee is headed by the Cabinet Secretary. 2) Saranda and Chaibasa, one of the largest iron ore reserves in India, is located at a) Bihar b) Jharkhand […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 19 Mar 2020

1) Ordnance Factory Day is observed on a) 18th March b) 19th March c) 23rd April d) 15th January Ans: a The Ordnance Factory Day is observed on the 18 March. The Ordnance Factories are observing their 219th foundation day this year. 2) Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) is headed by a) Defence Secretary b) Defence […]

Current Affairs Quiz, 18 Mar 2020

1) Which of the following are required in the body for Blood Clotting? a) Platelets b) Calcium c) Vitamin K d) All of the above Ans: d Apart from platelets, calcium ions and Vitamin K are needed for clotting. Recently, scientists from the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) (under department of S&T) have […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Mar 2020

1) State Election Commission is appointed by a) President b) Governor c) Chief Justice of respective High Court d) None of the above Answer: b • The State Election Commissioner is appointed by the Governor. • Both Election commission of India and State election commission enjoy the same powers in their respective areas. 2) Which […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Mar 2020

1) H1N1 influenza virus causes a) Swine Flu b) SARS c) MERS d) Avian influenza Answer: a • Spanish flu was caused by an H1N1 influenza virus. H1N1 influenza virus causes Swine Flu. 2) Tara Tarini hill shrine where annual Chaitra Jatra festival is celebrated, is located in a) Karnataka b) Odisha c) Gujarat d) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Mar 2020

1) National Biopharma Mission (NBM) is co-funded by a) World Bank b) New Development Bank c) Asian Development Bank d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an industry-academia collaborative mission for accelerating biopharmaceutical development in the country • It is co-funded by World Bank 2) Bhoomi Rashi Portal, recently seen in news, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Mar 2020

1) Which among the following are not the functions of Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Limited? a) Production of Currency and Bank Notes b) Production of Passport and Visa c) Refining of Gold & Silver d) None of the above Answer: d • SPMCIL is engaged in the manufacture/ production of Currency and […]

Current Afffairs Quiz , 12 Mar 2020

1) “Happy hour” for autorickshaws was recently celebrated in a) Delhi b) Gujarat c) Kerala d) Maharashtra Answer: d • Maharashtra govt approves implementation of “happy hour” for autorickshaws. Maharashtra government has approved the implementation of “happy hour” for autorickshaws as recommended by Khatua panel. A government resolution states that fares will be slashed by […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Mar 2020

1) World Climate and Security report is released by a) IPCC b) UNEP c) UNFCC d) None of the above Answer: d • International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) is a group of senior military leaders and security institutions across the globe dedicated to addressing the security risks of a changing climate. It […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Mar 2020

1) National level Search and Rescue Exercise and Workshop (Exercise SAREX), recently seen in news, is conducted by: a) Indian Navy b) Indian Army c) CRPF d) ICG Answer: d • National level Search, and Rescue Exercise and Workshop (Exercise SAREX 2020) concluded in the sea at Vasco, Goa. The Exercise was conducted by the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Mar 2020

1) Nari Shakti Puraskar was initiated in the year a) 2011 b) 2019 c) 1999 d) 1956 Answer: c • To acknowledge Women’s achievements, the Government of India confers Nari Shakti Puraskars on eminent women and institutions in recognition of their service towards the cause of women empowerment. • It was Initiated in the year […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Mar 2020

1) In Indian context, Delimitation Commission is a a) Constitutional body b) Executive body c) Statutory body d) None of the above Answer: c • It is a temporary statutory body constituted under Delimitation Commission Act. Such commissions have been constituted at least four times in India — in 1952 under the Delimitation Commission Act, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Mar 2020

1) Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary is the world’s largest nesting beach for Olive Ridley Turtles. Which of the following rivers forms the boundary of it? a) Dhamra River b) Brahmani river c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) and (b) Answer: c • Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary is a marine wildlife sanctuary located within Bhitarkanika National […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Mar 2020

1) The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the consolidation of ten Public Sector Banks (PSBs) into four. Among those, Syndicate Bank was amalgamated into a) Union Bank of India b) Allahabad Bank c) Corporation Bank d) Canara Bank Answer: d • Syndicate Bank is one of the oldest and major commercial […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Mar 2020

1) What type of body is Lalit Kala Akademi? a) Statutory authority b) Society c) Autonomous body d) None of the above Answer: a • Lalit Kala Akademi, National Academy of Art, New Delhi was set up by the Government of India as an autonomous body, on 5th August, 1954. The Akademi was given statutory […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Mar 2020

1) The legal limit that a Lok Sabha candidate can spend towards election purpose is a) 50 lakhs b) 70 lakhs c) 10 crores d) 30 crores Answer: b • The Election Commission has informed the Government that it is not in favour of state funding of elections. • While the legal limit that a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Mar 2020

1) Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated on a) 2nd April b) 2nd March c) 1st March d) None of the above Answer: c • On Zero Discrimination Day, 1 March, we celebrate the right of everyone to live a full and productive life—and live it with dignity. Zero Discrimination Day highlights how people can become […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Feb 2020

1) Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) was created by a) Indian Council for Agricultural Research b) Council of Scientific & Industrial Research c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: a • The first KVK was established in the year 1974 in the Union Territory of Puducherry. KVKs are agricultural extension centres that […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Feb 2020

1) 2020 CD3, recently seen in news, orbits around a) Sun b) Moon c) Earth d) None of the above Answer: c • Astronomers have observed a small object orbiting Earth, which they have dubbed a 2020 CD3, “mini-moon” or the planet’s “second moon”.It is actually an asteroid, about the size of a car; its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Feb 2020

1) Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2020 is awarded to a) M. V. Devan b) A. Ramachandran c) Karuvattu Mana Vasudevan Namboothiri d) Vasudev Kamath Answer: d • The Raja Ravi Varma State Award was conferred to Vasudev Kamath for the year 2020 at a programme organized in the institute premises located […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Feb 2020

1) Bhitarkanika National Park is located in a) West Bengal b) Bangladesh c) Odisha d) None of the above Answer: c • Bhitarkanika National Park is a 145 km² large national park in the northeast Kendrapara district in Odisha in eastern India. It was designated on 16 September 1998 and obtained the status of a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Feb 2020

1) Chairperson of Law Commission of India is usually a a) retired Supreme Court judge b) retired chief justice of a high court c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • It is a non-statutory body constituted by the Government of India from time to time. • The chairperson usually […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following is/will not be a leap year according to the Gregorian calendar? a) 2000 b) 2100 c) 2020 d) None of the above Answer: b • The time required by the Earth to complete its orbit around the Sun is approximately 365.242 days. • In the Gregorian calendar, a century year […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following institute was ranked top in Nature Index 2020? a) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) b) Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore c) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR-Mumbai) d) None of the above Answer a • The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has ranked first in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following became Assam’s first zero-waste town? a) Titabor b) Dispur c) Guwahati d) None of the above Answer: c • Titabor has become Assam’s first “zero waste town” by setting high standards in effective integrated waste management. Titabor has revolutionized municipal solid waste management than any other town in the state. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Feb 2020

1) In International Intellectual Property Index 2020, India was ranked a) 101 b) 80 c) 60 d) 40 Answer: d • It is released by Global Innovation Policy Center. • India has been ranked 40th out of 53 countries on global intellectual property index 2020. 2) Northern European Enclosure Dam (NEED), may be constructed enclosing […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Feb 2020

1) SUTRA PIC, a scheme aiming for complete characterisation of milk and milk products derived from Indian indigenous cows, is led by a) Department of Science and Technology (DST) b) Department of Biotechnology (DBT) c) Department of Animal Husbandry d) None of the above Answer: a • It is led by the Department of Science […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Feb 2020

1) Mughal prince Dara Shikoh was buried in 1. He was the eldest son of Aurangzeb. 2. He is believed to be buried in the Humayun’s Tomb complex in Delhi. Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) Hazira Maqbara b) Humayun’s Tomb c) Bibi Ka Maqbara d) None of the above Answer: […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following India’s Polar Stations are not located in Antarctica? a) Maitri b) Bharati c) Himadri d) None of the above Answer: c • The 11th expedition of an Indian mission to the Southern Ocean, or Antarctic Ocean has been started recently. • India presently has two research stations at Antarctica namely […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Feb 2020

1) Konark Sun Temple was built by a) Narasimhadeva I b) Samudra Gupta c) Anantavarman Chodagangadeva d) None of the above Answer: b • It was built by King Narasimhadeva I, the great ruler of Ganga dynasty. 2) Private Member’s Bill cannot be introduced by a) Members of opposition b) Members of ruling party c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Feb 2020

1) Lohri day is celebrated as Pongal in the state of a) Assam b) Kerala c) Tamil Nadu d) None of the above Answer: c • Lohri festival is known by different names in different parts of India. In Bengal, people celebrate it as Makar Sankranti, in Assam, it is called Bihu, in Tamil Nadu, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Feb 2020

1) National Youth Day or Yuva Diwas celebrated on: a) January 12 b) February 12 c) March 10 d) None of the above Answer: a • National Youth Day or Yuva Diwas is observed on 12 January across India. The day is celebrated every year to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. It aims to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Feb 2020

1) National Youth Festival (NYF) 2020 will be hosted by a) Kerala b) Madhya Pradesh c) Uttar Pradesh d) Gujarat Answer: c • Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and State Government of Uttar Pradesh are jointly organizing 23rd National Youth Festival (NYF) 2020 at Indira Pratishthan, Lucknow from 12th to 16th January, 2020. Chief […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following is not one among Seven Summits of the seven continents? a) Mount Everest b) Aconcagua c) Denali d) None of the above Answer: d • Seven Summits. The ‘Seven Summits’ are comprised of the highest mountains on each of the seven continents of the Earth: Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Feb 2020

1) Court of Arbitration for Sport, recently seen in news, is located in a) Switzerland b) Germany c) Thailand d) UK Answer: a • It is an institution independent of any sports organization. It is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. 2) Ease of Living Index is aimed at providing a holistic view of Indian cities. It […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Feb 2020

1) Who among the following are not eligible to enrol into Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan Yojna (PM-SYM)? 1. It is a pension scheme for the Unorganised Workers to provide old age protection to them. 2. One should not be a member of ESIC/EPFO or an income tax payer to avail the benefits of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Feb 2020

1) Kumbhabhishekam, being held after a gap of 23 years at Brihadishvara Temple, is located at a) Trichy b) Thanjavur c) Madurai d) None of the above Answer: b • The ‘kumbhabhishekam’ (consecration) of the 1,010-year-old Brihadeeswarar Temple or the Big Temple is being held at Thanjavur. This enormously significant event was held after 23 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Feb 2020

1) India’s first Integrated Steel Plant was established at a) Bokaro b) Rourkela c) Bhilai d) None of the above Answer: b • Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), in Rourkela, Odisha is the first integrated steel plant in the public sector in India. It was set up with West Germany collaboration with an installed capacity of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Feb 2020

1) Consider the following statements about Gram Nyayalayas: 1. The Gram Nyayalayas are presided over by a Nyayadhikari, who will have the same power of a High Court Judge. 2. They have both civil and criminal jurisdiction over the offences. Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) 1 only b) 2 only […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Feb 2020

1) Which among the following is correct about Finance Commission? a) Statutory body b) Appointed by president c) Permanent commission d) All of the above Answer: b • The Finance Commission is appointed by the President under Article 280 of the Constitution. No committee is constituted for the purpose. • It is constituted every 5 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Feb 2020

1) Currently, limit of insurance cover in case of bank failure on deposits is a) ₹15 lakh b) ₹5 lakh c) ₹10 lakh d) ₹1 lakh Answer: b • In Budget 2020, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed to increase the limit of insurance cover in case of bank failure on deposits to ₹5 lakh […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Jan 2020

1) SAMPRITI-IX is a joint military training exercise between India and a) Nepal b) Sri Lanka c) Bangladesh d) Myanmar Answer: c • SAMPRITI-IX is a joint military training exercise between India and Bangladesh. • It will be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from 3rd-16th February, 2020. 2) As per Indian political system, which among the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following districts were ranked first in Aspirational Districts Programme ranking? a) Chandauli , Uttar Pradesh b) Bolangir , Odisha c) YSR, Andhra Pradesh d) None of the above Answer: a • The Chandauli district of UP topped the list followed by Bolangir of Odisha, YSR (AP) in second and third positions […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following is the cheapest edible oil available naturally? a) Palm oil b) Coconut oil c) Sunflower oil d) Mustard oil Answer: a • India has cut import duty on crude palm oil (CPO) and refined, bleached and deodorised (RBD) palm oil, and also moved RBD oil from the “free” to the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following states doesn’t have a Legislative Council? a) Bihar b) Karnataka c) Maharashtra d) Andhra Pradesh Answer: d • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved a statutory resolution seeking the abolition of the Legislative Council. • Under Article 169 of the constitution, Parliament may by law create or abolish the second chamber […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jan 2020

1) The agreement to upgrade Ashuganj-Akhaura road into a 4-lane highway is signed between India and a) Pakistan b) Bangladesh c) Afghanistan d) Bhutan Answer: b • India and Bangladesh signed an agreement to upgrade Ashuganj-Akhaura road into a 4-lane highway on 24 January. The agreement aim is to upgrade the 50.58-kilometre long road between […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jan 2020

1) National Girl Child Day celebrated on: a) 24th January b) 25th January c) 26th January d) None of the above Answer: a • National Girl Child Day is celebrated on 24 January. The day aims to create awareness about the rights of the girl child in India. It aims to improve the condition of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jan 2020

1) Democracy Index 2019, released annually by The Economist Intelligence Unit, categorised India as a a) full democracy b) flawed democracy c) hybrid regime d) authoritarian regime Answer: b • In 2019, India slipped 10 places to 51st position. It is placed in the “flawed democracy” category, which also includes Bangladesh (5.88). • Based on […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jan 2020

1) Which country topped the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative list? a) India b) Sri Lanka c) USA d) China Answer: b • Sri Lanka topped on breastfeeding rate according to a new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). 2) Which among the following states in India has more than one capital? a) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jan 2020

1) India launched the Pulse Polio Programme in the year a) 1989 b) 1990 c) 1995 d) 2000 Answer: c • The WHO on February 24, 2012, removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild polio virus transmission. • India launched the Pulse Polio immunisation programme in 1995, after a resolution for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jan 2020

1) India’s last reported polio case was from Howrah, West Bengal in the year a) 2019 b) 2015 c) 2011 d) 1990 Answer: c • The last case of polio in the country was reported from Howrah district in West Bengal on January 13, 2011. In the national Capital, the last case was reported in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jan 2020

1) National Information Centre sets up Centre of Block Chain Technology in a) Chennai b) New Delhi c) Bangalore d) Pune Answer: c • National Information Centre sets up Centre of Block Chain Technology in Bengaluru. 2) Z Morh tunnel, recently seen in news, is located in a) Nagaland b) Jammu and Kashmir c) Meghalaya […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jan 2020

1) What was the rank of India in the Henley Passport Index 2020? a) 78 b) 84 c) 44 d) 21 Answer: b • India ranked 84th in the index. Japan has the world’s strongest passport. The index was based on the data collected from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). 2) Which of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following is not yet given the Classical language status? a) Odia b) Malayalam c) Sanskrit d) Marathi Answer: d • Currently, six languages enjoy the ‘Classical’ status: Tamil (declared in 2004), Sanskrit (2005), Kannada (2008), Telugu (2008), Malayalam (2013), and Odia (2014). 2) Orphan disease, recently seen in news, refers to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Jan 2020

1) Commissionerate system of policing is being implemented by the state of a) Uttar Pradesh b) Telangana c) Uttar Pradesh d) Gujarat Answer: a • The Uttar Pradesh has approved the Commissionerate system of policing for state capital Lucknow, and Noida. • It is supposed to allow for faster decision-making to solve complex urban-centric issues. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jan 2020

1) Recently released State Energy Efficiency Index is developed by the _________________ in association with the Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) a) Bureau of Energy Efficiency b) Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) c) Power Grid d) None of the above Answer: a • Karnataka, HP, Haryana and Puducherry were the best performers. 2) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jan 2020

1) Last judicial resort available for redressal of grievances in court is a) Curative Petition b) Review Petition c) Judicial Review d) Presidential Pardon Answer: a • Curative Petition is the last judicial resort available for redressal of grievances in court which is normally decided by judges in-chamber. It is only in rare cases that […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jan 2020

1) What is the theme of the exercise MILAN 2020? a) Synergy Across the Seas b) Friendship Across the Seas c) Enhancing Regional Cooperation for Combating Unlawful Activities at Sea d) None of the above Answer: a • The exercise with the theme “Synergy Across the Seas” would provide an excellent opportunity for Operational Commanders […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jan 2020

1) Who is not eligible under Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-dhan Yojana? a) Under Rs 1.5 Cr in GST tax bracket b) Applicants shouldn’t be covered under NPS c) Age bracket of 18 to 60 years d) None of the above Answer: c • All small shopkeepers, self-employed persons and retail traders aged between 18-40 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following is not one of the languages mentioned in 8th schedule of Indian constitution? a) Tulu b) Sindhi c) Dogri d) Maithili Answer: a • Sindhi language was added in 1967. Thereafter three more languages viz., Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali were included in 1992. Subsequently Bodo, Dogri, Maithili and Santhali were […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jan 2020

1) Which country topped the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019? a) Spain b) France c) Japan d) China Answer: a • Spain topped the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019. • India has ranked 34th in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) of the World Economic Forum for the year 2019. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jan 2020

1) Which among the following is the latest city to enter as world UNESCO World heritage site from India? a) Jaipur b) Udaipur c) Jodhpur d) None of the above Answer: a • India gets its 38th world UNESCO World heritage site As Pink City Jaipur. 2) Restoration work of architectural genius, Markandeshwar was initiated […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jan 2020

1) Yakshagana is a rare and unique traditional theatre of a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Odisha d) Karnataka Answer: d • Yakshagana is a rare and unique traditional theatre of Karnataka state in India. 2) Lai Haraoba, a ritualistic festival observed in Manipuri is celebrated by the community of a) Meitei b) Zeliangrong c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jan 2020

1) Which Sikh guru founded the principles of Khalsa or the Five ‘K’s? a) Guru Nanak b) Guru Gobind Singh c) Guru Arjun Singh d) None of the above Answer: d • The birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh was celebrated on January 2nd this year. He also founded the principles of Khalsa or the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jan 2020

1) Last session of Indian History Congress was held in a) Kerala b) New Delhi c) Rajasthan d) Gujarat Answer: a • Recently, the 80th session of the Indian History Congress (IHC) was held at Kannur, Kerala. 2) Identify the wrongly matched combinations of schemes and the states that launched them. a) Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Dec 2019

1) Which social media introduced helpline number for safety of women? a) Whatsapp b) Facebook c) Telegram d) None of the above Answer: a • The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has launched a dedicated women helpline, ‘Damini’ • The unique number “81142-77777” has been subscribed for the helpline, which is an extension […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Dec 2019

1) Preamble of Indian Constitution is based on the Objective Resolution. It was moved by a) Motilal Nehru b) Jawaharlal Nehru c) BR Ambedkar d) Sardar Patel Answer: b • The Preamble is based on the Objective Resolution moved by Jawaharlal Nehru in the Constituent Assembly on December 13, 1946. 2) Drake Passage, recently seen […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Dec 2019

1) Which of the following goals is not the part of NITI SDG Index? a) Responsible Consumption and Production b) Climate Action c) Life Below Water d) All of the above Answer: d • NITI Aayog has constructed the SDG India Index spanning across 13 out of 17 SDGs (leaving out Goals 12, 13, 14 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Dec 2019

1) The National Tribal Dance Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the aborigines and tribal of India. It will be organised in 2019 at a) Ranchi b) Raipur c) Shillong d) New Delhi Answer: a • The National Tribal Dance Festival is being organized in Chhattisgarh for the first time. More than 1300 participants […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Dec 2019

1) Which among the following is the best governed Union Territory as per recently released Good Governance Index? 1. The rankings were launched by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, and the Centre for Good Governance. 2. Lakshadweep is the best governed Union Territory. Choose the correct answer using the codes given below […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Dec 2019

1) Zero-day Vulnerability, recently seen in news, is associated with a) Cyber attack b) Groundwater depletion c) Climate Change d) None of the above Answer: a • A zero-day exploit is a cyber-attack that occurs on the same day a weakness is discovered in software. • At that point, it is exploited before a fix […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Dec 2019

1) Which among the following was formalised as an institution under the Treaty of Lisbon? a) European Council b) European Union c) World Economic Forum d) None of the above Answer: a • European Council was formalised as an institution under the Treaty of Lisbon. 2) Hunar Haat is an exhibition cum sale of art […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Dec 2019

1) Preliminary Gas Transit Deal is signed between a) North Korea and South Korea b) Japan and China c) US and Mexico d) Russia and Ukraine Answer: d • Moscow and Kiev have signed a preliminary deal on the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, after months of difficult talks but ahead of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Dec 2019

1) Vaccination on Wheels Clinic was launched in the city of a) Pune b) Kolkata c) Bangalore d) Hyderabad Answer: c • Jignesh Patel, a former Business Executive who joined the CfHE in 2018, is a winner of ‘Grand Challenges Explorations’ Grant and will take up his project titled ‘VaccineOnWheels.com’ under the firm Jivika Healthcare […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Dec 2019

1) Himalayan Gold is a fungal parasite of larvae that belongs to the ghost moth. It is endemic to. a) Tibetan Plateau b) Zaskar Range c) Ladakh d) None of the above Answer: a • It is a fungal parasite of larvae that belongs to the ghost moth. It is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Dec 2019

1) Which among the following countries are ahead of India in Global Gender Gap Index 2020 ranking? a) Bangladesh b) Nepal c) Sri Lanka d) All of the above Answer: d • The Global Gender Gap Index 2020 was released by World Economic Forum. • India has ranked 112th among 153 countries, slipped four places […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Dec 2019

1) Nirvik Scheme is a new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) introduced by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Under the scheme, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) will provide credit insurance cover of a) 5% b) 30% c) 90% d) 100% Answer: c • It is a new Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) introduced by Ministry […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Dec 2019

1) Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS) is the Indian equivalent of popular messaging platforms such as Whatsapp and Telegram. It is being developed by a) Indian Space Research Organisation b) Defence Research and Development Organisation c) National Informatics Centre d) None of the above Answer: c • It is seen as a secure Indian alternative […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Dec 2019

1) SAANS Initiative, an initiative under National Health Mission, aims to accelerate action to reduce deaths due to: a) childhood pneumonia b) diarrhoea c) malaria d) None of the above Answer: a • Social Awareness and Actions to Neutralize Pneumonia Successfully (SAANS) is an initiative under National Health Mission. • It is to accelerate action […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Dec 2019

1) Atal Bhujal Yojana Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Jal Shakti being implemented with the help of a) World Bank b) New Development Bank c) Asian Development Bank d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Answer: a • It is a Rs.6000 crore World Bank approved Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Jal Shakti. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Dec 2019

1) Subramanian Bharati, who became the first poet whose works were nationalised by the state government was from a) Tamil Nadu b) Kerala c) Karnataka d) Andhra Pradesh Answer: a • In 1949, he became the first poet whose works were nationalised by the state government. • He was a poet, freedom fighter and social […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Dec 2019

1) Climate Change Performance Index, released recently ranks India at a) 10 b) 100 c) 102 d) 9 Answer: d • India, for the first time, ranks at 9 among the top 10 in the index 2) 3rd battle of Panipat is fought between a) Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi b) Hemu ‘Vikramaditya’ and Akbar c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Dec 2019

1) Which of the following countries are ranked below India in Human Development Index? a) Sri Lanka b) China c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • Among India’s neighbours, Sri Lanka and China are higher up the rank scale. 2) White Island Volcano, recently seen in news, is located […]

Current Affairs Quiz , October 2019 Pdf

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Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Dec 2019

1) India is a member of Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants a) Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants b) Convention on Biological Diversity c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (b) nor (b) Answer: c • Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants is in contradiction […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Dec 2019

1) 2019 Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries is a) climate action b) climate denial c) eco-anxiety d) climate emergency Answer: d • Oxford Dictionaries has named climate emergency as the 2019 Word of the Year. 2) Head on Generation (HOG) technology, recently seen in news, is related to a) Fifth Generation Fighter craft […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Dec 2019

1) India’s Forex Reserves provides country’s import cover for a) 11 months b) 6 months c) 2 months d) 2 years Answer: a • It provides country’s import cover for 11 months. • India’s forex reserves cross $450 billion for the first time. 2) INDRA is a joint Tri-services exercise between India and a) Russia […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Dec 2019

1) World Soil Day is celebrated every year on a) 5th December b) 6th November c) 7th January d) 4th December Answer: a • World Soil Day is celebrated every year on 5th of December by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations. 2) Bougainville, an island in the Pacific, is holding a referendum […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Dec 2019

1) World Malaria Report 2019 is released by a) World Bank b) United Nations Development Programme c) World Health Organization (WHO) d) UNICEF Answer: c • World Malaria Report 2019 is released by the World Health Organization (WHO). 2) Makran Subduction Zone (MSZ), recently seen in news, is located off the coasts of a) India […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Dec 2019

1) Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) doesn’t take into account of a) Primary Sector b) Secondary Sector c) Tertiary Sector d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an indicator of the economic health and investor sentiments about the manufacturing sector (Manufacturing PMI) and services sector (Services PMI). • For India, the PMI Data […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Dec 2019

1) Inner Line Permit system is in force today only in a) Arunachal Pradesh b) Nagaland c) Mizoram d) All of the above Answer: d • Inner Line Permit is a document that allows an Indian citizen to visit or stay in a state that is protected under the ILP system. • The system is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Nov 2019

1) 55th Jnanpith Award was awarded to a) SK Pottekatt b) Thakazhi c) Akkitham Namboodiri d) None of the above Answer: c • Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, philosopher and poet, has been chosen for this year’s Jnanpith award. 2) Ex-SURYA KIRAN is a Joint military exercise between India and a) Maldives b) Myanmar c) Nepal d) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Nov 2019

1) Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat conference for 2019 is to be held in a) Jammu b) Chattisgarh c) Orissa d) None of the above Answer: a • The government is to organize a two-day Conference on Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat form 30 November- 1 December 2019 at Jammu. 2) Which is the first multilateral bloc […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Nov 2019

1) 15th Finance Commission is headed by a) Amitabh Kant b) K. K. Venugopal c) NK Singh d) Rajiv Mehrishi Answer: c • Union Cabinet has extended the term of 15th Finance Commission (15th FC) headed by N.K.Singh by one-year to October 30, 2020. Commission will recommend its award to 6 fiscal years, instead of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Nov 2019

1) UN Global Climate Action Awards 2019 under the category “Climate Neutral Now” is given to a) Infosys b) Eco Wave Power c) Impossible Foods d) Mothers Out Front Answer: c • Infosys’ Journey to Carbon Neutrality | India: One of the first companies of its type to commit to carbon neutrality, while investing in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Nov 2019

1) Constitution day is celebrated on a) 4th April b) 26th November c) 26th January d) None of the above Answer: b • Constitution day which is also known as the Samvidhan Divas is celebrated every year on November 26 to mark the day on which the Constitution of India was adopted. 2) 3,000 km-long […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Nov 2019

1) Ken-Betwa river interlinking project involves deforesting a portion of the Tiger Reserve a) Panna b) Kahna c) Pilibhit d) None of the above Answer: a • The ₹18,000-crore project has been mired in several hurdles. The most recent one is a disagreement between the States on the share of water. There are outstanding environmental […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Nov 2019

1) 28th Bihari Puraskar Award is awarded to a) Manisha Kulshreshtha b) Nand Bharadwaj c) Hemant Shesh d) Murlidhar Vaishnav Answer: a • Noted writer from Rajasthan, Manisha Kulshreshtha, was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’. 2) GST Council composed of a) Union Finance Minister b) Union Minister of State […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Nov 2019

1) Destination North East (NE) Festival will be held in a) Uttar Pradesh b) Bihar c) Assam d) None of the above Answer: a • Union minister Jitendra Singh said the ‘Destination North East’ festival, which will begin in the temple town of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, will exhibit the striking similarities between the Ganga […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Nov 2019

1) India is procuring MK-45 naval guns from a) US b) Russia c) Israel d) None of the above Answer: a • The United States of America has approved the sale of thirteen MK-45 naval guns and related equipment to India. 2) Hong Kong convention, recently seen in news, is associated with a) Recycling of […]

60 Expected Topics for SSC MTS Descriptive (Tier 2)

The tier 2 stage of MTS exam is a half an hour Descriptive exam of 50 marks. The candidate has to write on an essay or a letter given in the question paper in English or any language mentioned in the eighth schedule of the constitution. Qualifying marks for Tier 2 will be 40 % […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Nov 2019

1) Which among the following is not correct about NATGRID? a) counter terrorism programme b) utilises Big Data analytics c) broadband connectivity programme d) None of the above Answer: c • The ambitious National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project will be operational by December 31, 2020. 2) Bubonic plague, recently seen in news, is caused by […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Nov 2019

1) Za’ir-Al-Bahr (the Roar of the Sea) is the joint exercise between the Indian Navy & a) Qatar b) Oman c) Iran d) Malaysia Answer: a • Za’ir-Al-Bahr (the Roar of the Sea) is the Joint Exercise between the Qatari Emiri Navy and the Indian Navy 2) Who among the following are members of Gram […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Nov 2019

1) Who among the following was popularly known as Punjab Kesari? a) Lala Lajpat Rai b) Bhagat Singh c) Ajit Singh d) Ranjith Singh Answer: a • Lala Lajpat Rai was elected President of the Indian National Congress during its Special Session in Kolkata in 1920, which saw the launch of Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-cooperation Movement. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Nov 2019

1) In India, power of Contempt of Court is not provided for a) Supreme Court b) High Court c) Sessions Court d) None of the above Answer: c • Article 129: SC to punish for contempt of itself. • Article 215: HC to punish for contempt of itself. 2) Who can refer a non-bank lender […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Nov 2019

1) Doctrine of “essentiality” was invented by Supreme Court in the case a) Shirur Mutt case, 1954 b) Ismail Faruqui case, 1994 c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: a • Doctrine of essentiality was invented by the Supreme Court in the Shirur Mutt case in 1954. 2) Nadu-Nedu programme, recently […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Nov 2019

1) Which among the following comes under the ambit of Right to Information Act? statements about Chief Justice of India 1. The office of the Chief Justice of India comes under the ambit of Right to Information Act. 2. Senior-most judge in Supreme Court by age is appointed as the Chief Justice of India. Choose […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Nov 2019

1) 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance is being held in a) Telangana b) Kerala c) New Delhi d) None of the above Answer: c • The 6th World Congress is being held in New Delhi. • It is co-hosted by NABARD and the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) and supported […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Nov 2019

1) Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan is launched by a) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change b) Ministry of Jal Shakti c) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs d) None of the above Answer: a • It is launched by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). 2) Brown to Green Report, recently […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Nov 2019

1) ADB approves $300 million for power transmission expansion in a) Nepal b) Bhutan c) Bangladesh d) None of the above Answer: c • ADB approves $300 million for power transmission expansion in Bangladesh. 2) Fall Armyworm, recently in news, first detected in a) Asia b) Americas c) Africa d) None of the above Answer: […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Nov 2019

1) Tiger Triump is the first tri-services amphibious exercise between India and a) US b) Russia c) France d) China Answer: a • It is a first tri- services amphibious exercise between India and the US, conducted in Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. 2) Kalapani, recently in news, is located in a) Andaman & Nicobar […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Nov 2019

1) While inviting parties/alliances to form a government, Governor should first welcome a) A pre-poll alliance of parties. b) Invite the single largest party which stakes a claim to form government. c) Invite a post-poll alliance of parties, with all the partner in the coalition joining the government. d) Invite a post-poll alliance of parties, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Nov 2019

1) South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) was established in the year of a) 1982 b) 1999 c) 2005 d) 2000 Answer: a • The South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) was established in 1982 by the South Asian governments. The member nations of SACEP are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan & […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Nov 2019

1) Aadi Mahotsav, a 15-day national tribal festival is organised in a) Mumbai b) Ranchi c) New Delhi d) None of the above Answer: c • Aadi Mahotsav, a 15-day national tribal festival is organised in New Delhi 2) Danakil Depression, recently seen in news, is found in a) Ethiopia b) Norway c) Australia d) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Nov 2019

1) Dhanush Regiment, recently seen in new, are a) Assault Rifles b) Howitzers c) Artillery guns d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an indigenously developed gun and upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India 2) Green Urban Mobility to reform bus sector in Tamil Nadu is signed between […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Nov 2019

1) Conference of Parties (COP 25) of United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by a) Chile b) Poland c) Germany d) Spain Answer: d • But due to domestic social unrest faced by the Chile government, it announced its withdrawal from hosting the event. Spain has offered to host the event, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Nov 2019

1) Which among the following UNESCO Creative Cities and creative fields are incorrectly matched? a) Varanasi: Music b) Hyderabad: Gastronomy c) Mumbai: Film d) None of the above Answer: d • All are correctly matched. 2) Mekedatu Reservoir project envisages building a balancing reservoir in a) Godavari b) Krishna c) Cauvery d) None of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , September 2019 Pdf

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Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Nov 2019

1) Gottiprolu excavation at Andhra Pradesh is on the banks of the river a) Swarnamukhi b) Penna c) Thungabhadhra d) None of the above Answer: a • Gottiprolu lies on the right bank of a distributary of river Swarnamukhi. 2) Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was observed on 31st October across the nation. It marks the occasion […]

KAS Notification at a glance

Finally, the long awaited KAS (Kerala Administrative Service) has been notified. Let us see the important details: Last date of application – 4/12/2019 Exam date – Feb 2020 Age – There are three categories of candidates who can apply for the exam and each category has different age limits Stream 1   Stream 2   […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following statements not one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases? a) Trachoma b) Lymphatic Filariasis c) Dengue d) None of the above Answer: d • All of the above are Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2) Space scientists have discovered a new celestial body using Very Large Telescope in Chile. It is called a) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Oct 2019

1) International Animation Day is observed on 1. It is a programme managed by the CSIR for a free mapping of whole genomes of a person. 2. The objective is to test if it’s possible to reliably scan several genomes and advise people on health risks that are manifest in their gene. Choose the correct […]

Current Affairs Quiz , August 2019 PDF

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Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Oct 2019

1) Zozo Championship 2019 will be held in Japan. It is a tournament for a) Table tennis b) Squash c) Golf d) None of the above Answer: c • Zozo Championship 2019 is a professional golf tournament in Inzai, Japan. It was co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour and the PGA Tour. 2) Which among […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following states/UTs is scheduled to run completely on renewable energy? a) Ladakh b) Sikkim c) Puducherry d) None of the above Answer: a • Centre plans to run Ladakh completely on renewable energy. 2) 19th IORA Council of Ministers meeting will be held in a) Abu Dhabi b) Dhaka c) New […]

What’s New in SSC CGL 2019 notification?

Important Dates of SSC CGL 2019 Last date of online application – 25/11/2019 (5 p.m.) Date of Tier – I Exam – 02/03/2020 to 11/03/2020 Date of Tier – II and Tier – III Exam – 22/06/2020 to 25/06/2020 SSC CGL Exam is conducted for recruitment to 34 posts in central government. Out of these, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Oct 2019

1) The theme of the Vigilance Awareness Week to be observed from 28th October to 2nd November 2019 is a) Transparency in Public Procurement b) Integrity – A way of life c) Eradicate Corruption -Build a new India d) None of the above Answer: b • Theme of the Vigilance Awareness Week: “Integrity- A way […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following is the world’s highest peace pagoda? a) Vishwa Shanti Stupa b) Global Vipassana c) Deekshabhoomi Stupa d) Buddha Smriti Answer: a • Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World peace pagoda), constructed atop the Ratnagiri Hill, is the world’s highest peace pagoda. 2) Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR), recently seen in news, is the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following is known as the world’s loudest bird? a) White bellbird b) Common loon c) Goldfinch. d) None of the above Answer: a • Bellbirds have the loudest bird calls yet documented in the world, according to a study which found that their mating songs pack more decibels than any other […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Oct 2019

1) Taanaji Malusare is popularly remembered for the a) Battle of Singhagad b) Battle of Buxar c) Battle of Panipat d) None of the above Answer: a • Taanaji Malusare is popularly remembered for the Battle of Singhagad 2) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an initiative of a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Oct 2019

1) Who was designated as the supreme advisor of the Azad Hind government? a) SC Bose b) Rash Behari Bose c) S A Ayer d) None of the above Answer: b • Rash Behari Bose was designated as the supreme advisor of the government. 2) Thylacine, believed to have gone extinct over 80 years ago, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Oct 2019

1) Where was the Asia Health-2019 Conference held? a) Delhi b) Mumbai c) Kolkata d) None of the above Answer: a • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing the first edition of ASIA HEALTH 2019 from 16 October to 19 October 2019 in New Delhi..\ 2) Which among the following is an adulterant commonly […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Oct 2019

1) Mount Paektu is a volcanic mountain situated at the border between. a) North Korea and China b) North Korea and South Korea c) North Korea and Russia d) None of the above Answer: a • Mount Paektu is a volcanic mountain situated at the border between North Korea and China. 2) Mitra Mela, an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Oct 2019

1) World Maths Day is celebrated on a) October 17 b) October 15 c) December 15 d) None of the above Answer: b • World Maths Day is celebrated on 15 October every year. The Day aims to encourage students globally to take part in competitive math-themed games. 2) Recently released State of the World’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Oct 2019

1) In 2019 Global Hunger Index, India was ranked at a) 102 b) 103 c) 55 d) 64 Answer: a • India ranked 102 on the index well below Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 2) Kurdish ethnic group cannot be found in a) Syria b) Iran c) Iraq d) None of the above Answer: d • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Oct 2019

1) LOTUS-HR aims to demonstrate water management approach that will produce clean water for reuse purposes. It is a joint program by India a) Netherlands b) Japan c) China d) None of the above Answer: a • It is a joint program by India and Netherlands. 2) Indian, British astronomers have recently discovered new details […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Oct 2019

1) C40 World Mayors Summit, 2019 was held in a) Copenhagen b) Paris c) Warsaw d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an event that occurs once every three years and 2019 summit was in Copenhagen. 2) Operation Peace Spring is a military operation launched by a) Turkey on Syria b) US […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Oct 2019

1) Recently announced POSHAN atlas is developed by Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association a) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation b) Deendayal Research Institute c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • POSHAN atlas is developed by Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Oct 2019

1) Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme is a fellowship programme to boost skill development. It is launched in partnership with a) IIM Bangalore b) IIM Kozhikode c) PMKVY d) None of the above Answer: a • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme with IIM Bangalore. 2) Gagan Enabled Mariner’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Oct 2019

1) Satnamis were a militant sect of Hindu worshippers. In 1962, they rebelled against a) British Empire b) Mughal Empire c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: b • In 1962, they rebelled against the mighty Mughal Empire. 2) Which of the following countries shared bank account details with the Indian […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Oct 2019

1) Public Finance Management System (PFMS) portal launched by the government is used for DBT payments under MGNREGA and other notified schemes. It is implemented by a) Controller General of Accounts b) Ministry of Financial Affairs c) Reserve Bank of India d) None of the above Answer: a • It is implemented by the Controller […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Oct 2019

1) Monetary Policy Committee is a six-member committee constituted by a) Central Government b) President c) Parliament d) None of the above Answer: a • The MPC determines the policy interest rate required to achieve the inflation target. RBI can deviate from the bi-monthly nature of monetary policy. • MPC is a six-member committee constituted […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Oct 2019

1) World Economic Forum’s 33rd edition of the India Economic Summit is going to be organised in a) New Delhi b) Mumbai c) Paris d) Vienna Answer: a • It is jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and industry body CII with a theme ‘Innovating for India: Strengthening South Asia, Impacting the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Oct 2019

1) International Day of Non-Violence observed on a) October 2 b) October 6 c) September 30 d) None of the above Answer: a • International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October. The day is observed on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The day aims to disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Oct 2019

1) A minor planet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has been named Pandit Jasraj. He is famous in the field of a) Literature b) Music c) Sports d) None of the above Answer: b • A minor planet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has been named after the legendary vocalist Pandit […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Sep 2019

1) As per the Constitution of India, number of judges of the Supreme Court including Chief Justice will be a) 11 b) 29 c) 30 d) 34 Answer: d • Recently, parliament had increased the number of judges from 31 to 34 2) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the UN body for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Sep 2019

1) SAFF U-18 Championship, 2019 was held at a) India b) Bhutan c) Nepal d) None of the above Answer: c • The SAFF U−18 Championship is a football championship for male footballers under the age of 18 and is organized by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF). The championship is being held in Nepal. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Sep 2019

1) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is awarded in the field of a) Literature b) Science and Technology c) Social Work d) None of the above Answer: b • President of India Ram Nath Kovind, presented Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes 2019, for outstanding contributions in science and technology. 2) Network for space object Tracking and Analysis, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Sep 2019

1) A team of researchers from the National Zoological Survey and Delhi University has found a new species of frog in the Namdapha tiger reserve. Where is it located? a) Arunachal Pradesh b) Assam c) Uttarakhand d) None of the above Answer: a • A team of researchers from the National Zoological Survey and Delhi […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Sep 2019

1) National Service Scheme is a Central- Sector scheme aimed to develop healthy contacts between the students and teachers. It is conducted by a) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports b) Ministry of Human Resource Development c) Ministry of Defence d) Ministry of Home Affairs Answer: a • It is conducted by the Ministry of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Sep 2019

1) Which among the following is the highest advisory body to advise the Central and State Governments in the field of education? a) Central Advisory Board of Education b) NCERT c) UGC d) None of the above Answer: a • CABE is the highest advisory body to advise the Central and State Governments in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Sep 2019

1) Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a component of a) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) b) SANKALP (Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion) c) UDAAN d) None of the above Answer: a • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can help them get assessed and certified on their current competencies as per […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Sep 2019

1) Which among the following statements about the Sangam age is correct? a) Tamil Brahmi script originated in the 6th century BC b) Agrarian society that reared cattle c) High standard of living d) All of the above Answer: d • Carbon samples collected from Keezhadi, the Sangam-era site, have been found to belong to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Sep 2019

1) Google collaborated with which of the following companies to provide free and high-speed Wi-Fi at public locations across India? a) TATA b) Idea c) BSNL d) None of the above Answer: c • A year after Google declared that it has enabled free high-speed public Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India, the company […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Sep 2019

1) The 12th Century AD Bronze image of Buddha seated in the Bhumipasara mudra was amongst the 19 bronze statues stolen from the Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) Nalanda site museum in August 1961. Recently, it was returned to India by a) Sri Lanka b) China c) Israel d) None of the above Answer: d […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Sep 2019

1) Recently constituted National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct examinations for a) Engineering Colleges b) Medical Colleges c) Bank Exams d) None of the above Answer: c • It aims to streamline recruitment of some posts in the government along with various equivalent recruitment in public sector banks 2) Regulation of Foreign Funding directly comes […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Sep 2019

1) ‘NIRVIK’ scheme is launched by a) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India b) EXIM Bank c) Niti Aayog d) None of the above Answer: a • Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) has introduced ‘NIRVIK’ scheme to ease the lending process and enhance loan availability for exporters. 2) Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) which […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Sep 2019

1) Collegium system in Indian judiciary doesn’t have the power to a) Appointments b) Recommendations c) Transfers d) None of the above Answer: a • Both the statements are correct 2) Central Adverse List is associated with a) Names of foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities b) Prisoners of war in the enemy hands c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Sep 2019

1) Jan Soochna Portal is the first-ever public information portal launched in India. It is launched in the state of a) Rajasthan b) Meghalaya c) Kerala d) None of the above Answer: a • It is launched in Rajasthan 2) Bamboonomics is associated with a) Desertification b) Monetary policy c) Forest Fire d) None of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Sep 2019

1) India joined the world Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development. Where is the hub located? a) France b) UK c) Germany d) US Answer: c • The operations of the hub are supported through a Secretariat, which is established in Berlin, Germany. It is currently financed through grants from the German Federal Ministry of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Sep 2019

1) Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber, commonly referred to as ginger, from a) Nagaland b) Madhya Pradesh c) Kerala d) Telangana Answer: a • Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber, commonly referred to as ginger, from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Sep 2019

1) H5N1 virus is widely known among us as a) Swine Flu b) Bird Flu c) Ebola d) None of the above Answer: b • It is avian influenza or bird flu. 2) Krishna river doesn’t flow through a) Maharashtra b) Karnataka c) Telangana d) None of the above Answer: d • The Krishna is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Sep 2019

1) Indian army will participate in a multilateral exercise “TSENTR 2019” which is to be held in a) Russia b) India c) Thailand d) China Answer: a • The exercise, to be held for two weeks, from September 9-23, is named TSENTR 2019. It is “part of the annual series of large-scale exercises that form […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Sep 2019

1) 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74) will be held in a) US b) UK c) India d) None of the above Answer: a • The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations. It is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the UN. 2) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Sep 2019

1) Cities which are in top 100 list of Global Liveability Index 2019 are a) New Delhi b) Mumbai c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: d • New Delhi: rank 118th & Mumbai: rank 119th. • The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released the Global Liveability Index 2019 which ranks […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Sep 2019

1) Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) for 2019 is selected from the state of a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Jammu and Kashmir d) None of the above Answer: c • It is an initiative of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation under Swachh Bharat Mission • Mata Vaishno Devi shrine atop the Trikuta hills in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Sep 2019

1) Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) for rolling out ‘Build for Digital India’ programme in partnership with a) Google b) Microsoft c) Tesla d) None of the above Answer: a • Tech giant Google on Saturday said it has signed a statement of intent with the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) for rolling […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Aug 2019

1) Which of the following airline has announced the ban of single-use plastic aboard its flights? a) Air India b) Indigo c) Vistara d) None of the above Answer: a • Air India, India’s national airline, will ban the usage of single-use plastic aboard its flights from October 2, 2019. In the first phase, the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Aug 2019

1) Fit India Movement is conducted on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. When is it celebrated? a) 29th August b) 30th August c) 31st August d) None of the above Answer: a • Envisioned by the Prime Minister, the nation-wide Fit India Movement aims to motivate every Indian to incorporate simple, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Aug 2019

1) Arrange the following from East to West 1. Hong Kong 2. Taipei 3. Pyongyang Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) 3 – 2 – 1 b) 1 – 2 – 3 c) 3 – 1 – 2 d) 1 – 3 – 3 Answer: a • 2) Which is the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Aug 2019

1) National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated recently in a) Coimbatore b) New Delhi c) Kolkata d) Mangalore Answer: a • A National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural Sciences (SACON), Coimbatore 2) Project SURE (Sustainable Resolution) aims to set a sustainable pathway for a) Cement […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Aug 2019

1) Mitra is an impact-based crater named after noted Indian physicist Sisir Kumar Mitra. It is located in a) Moon b) Venus c) Titan d) Venus Answer: a • On 23 August, Chandrayaan-2 captured images of various craters on the moon while passing over its north polar region. Of the various craters, it spotted one […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Aug 2019

1) WorldSkills Competition, 2019 is held at a) New Delhi, India b) Kazan, Russia c) Shanghai, China d) None of the above Answer: b • WorldSkills Competition of 2019 is held in Kazan, Russia. • The event of the WorldSkills International is organised every two years. 2) Which among the following countries are not a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Aug 2019

1) Which is the first country to approve open cultivation of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea? a) India b) China c) US d) Nigeria Answer: d • Nigeria has become the first country to approve open cultivation of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea, according to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Aug 2019

1) Which among the following state launched an academic programme for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers known as Super 50? a) Bihar b) Odisha c) Maharashtra d) None of the above Answer: c • Maharashtra launched Super 50 for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers. 2) The government […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Aug 2019

1) State rooftop solar attractiveness Index (SARAL), which evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development is designed by a) Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change b) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy c) Niti Aayog d) World Bank Answer: b • It is designed by the Ministry of New and Renewable […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Aug 2019

1) On the successful completion of the mission Chandrayaan-2, India will become the __________ country to conduct a soft landing on the Moon’s south polar region. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th Answer: a • 1st to land on south pole and 4th to soft land 2) Which of the following are not […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Aug 2019

1) Parker Solar Probe is a NASA’s robotic spacecraft for making observations on a) Corona b) Photosphere c) Chromosphere d) None of the above Answer: c • The mission’s central aim is to trace how energy and heat move through the Sun’s corona and to study the source of the solar wind’s acceleration. 2) ‘Beresheet’ […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Aug 2019

1) Tribal Affairs Ministry and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) are jointly organizing a 9- Day Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival). It is celebrated in a) Jammu and Kashmir b) West Bengal c) Kerala d) Tamil Nadu Answer: a • Tribal Affairs Ministry and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Aug 2019

1) Who is considered as the founder of the Vedānta system of philosophy? a) Badarayana b) Ramanujacharya c) Madavacharya d) None of the above Answer: a • Badarayana is regarded as having written the basic text of the Vedanta system, the Brahma sutra. • He is thus considered the founder of the Vedanta system of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Aug 2019

1) According to Forest Specialist Index, decline in the number of forest wildlife populations since 1970 is more than a) 50% b) 65% c) 78% d) 91% Answer: a • There has been a 53 per cent decline in the number of forest wildlife populations since 1970, according to the first-ever global assessment of forest […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Aug 2019

1) Which among the above statements are advantages of stubble burning? a) It quickly clears the field. b) It kills weeds, including those resistant to herbicide. c) It kills slugs and other pests. d) All of the above Answer: d • The awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports • All […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Aug 2019

1) National Youth Awards, given by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, is awarded to people aged between a) 15 to 29 years b) 15 to 59 years c) 18 to 29 years d) 18 to 59 years Answer: a • The awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports • The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Aug 2019

1) Gogabeel is an ox-bow lake formed from the flow of the rivers Mahananda and Kankhar in the north and the Ganga in the south and east. Where is it located? a) Bihar b) Madhya Pradesh c) Maharashtra d) Odisha Answer: a • Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar’s Katihar district, has been declared as […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Aug 2019

1) Mahatma Gandhi passed a resolution of Quit India Movement in INC’s a) Surat Session b) Madras Session c) Bombay Session d) None of the above Answer: c • On 8 August, 1942 at the Bombay session of All India Congress led by Mahatma Gandhi passed a resolution of Quit India Movement. 2) Gowalia Tank […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Aug 2019

1) Who will be awarded with Vir Chakra in 2019? a) Abhinandan Vardhman b) Suresh Tiwari c) Bipin Rawat d) None of the above Answer: a • Varthaman is likely to be awarded a Vir Chakra for his exploits and the five Mirage-2000 fighter aces who dropped bombs on the terror facility of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Aug 2019

1) Which is the highest peak in European Continent? a) Mount Elbrus b) Mount Blanc c) Mount Kazbek d) None of the above Answer: a • Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia. 2) A new data about ‘water stress’ was released by the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Aug 2019

1) Which institute has published a report titled ‘Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in India’? a) IISc Bangalore b) TERI c) WWF d) None of the above Answer: b • The TERI report titled ‘Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in India’ stated that while loss of productive land for forests, wetlands, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Aug 2019

1) Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles (QRSAM) is developed to replace a) Prithvi b) Aakash c) Brahmos d) None of the above Answer: b • It is developed to replace the Aakash missile defence system. 2) Fit-and-proper criteria rolled out by the RBI is associated with a) NPA b) Fiscal deficit c) Monetary policy d) Appointments […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Aug 2019

1) Controller General of Accounts (CGA) is a a) Constitutional body b) Executive body c) Statutory body d) None of the above Answer: d 1. It is not a constitutional body. It derives its mandate from Article 150 of the constitution. 2) Innocenti Declarations are associated with a) Hunger b) War crimes c) Breast feeding […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Aug 2019

1) Draft National Education Policy, prepared by a committee headed by Kasturirangan recommends Right to Education Act till a) Class 5 b) Class 8 c) Class 10 d) Class 12 Answer: d . 2) Time Release Study is a tool to measure the actual time required for the release and/or clearance of goods, from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Aug 2019

1) Mission Shakti, India’s anti-satellite (A-SAT) weapon programme was a joint implementation of a) AAI b) HAL c) DRDO d) None of the above Answer: c • Specialists from various scientific and technical organisations including DRDO, National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) participated. 2) Which of the following is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Jul 2019

1) 1000-year-old ShawalaTeja Singh temple was opened for worship after 72 years. Where is it located? a) India b) Pakistan c) Myanmar d) Cambodia Answer: b • Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for “worship” for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community, officials […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jul 2019

1) Central Waqf Council (CWC) is a a) Statutory body b) Constitutional body c) Executive body d) None of the above Answer: a • Central Wakf Council is a statutory body established in 1964 by the Government of India under Wakf Act, 1954 (now a sub section the Wakf Act, 1995). 2) GI tag for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following is not anEbola strain? a) Bombali b) Sudan c) Reston d) None of the above Answer: a • Bombali is a novel virus in bats in Sierra Leone named after a district in the north of the country where it was found. This was two years after the end of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jul 2019

1) Mission 25 is an initiative to be achieved by 2025 under a) Poshan Abhiyaan b) Sagarmala Scheme c) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan d) None of the above Answer: a • The POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD). • Mission 25 is an initiative […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Jul 2019

1) What is the theme of Global Innovation Index 2019. a) Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation b) Innovation Feeding the World c) Energizing the World with Innovation d) None of the above Answer: a • India’s rank has been improved as it has reached at 52nd position in 2019 from 57th […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jul 2019

1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the creation of a museum in memory of all the former Prime Ministers. Where is it located? a) Mumbai b) Delhi c) Ahmedabad d) None of the above Answer: b • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that a grand museum dedicated to all the former prime […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jul 2018

1) National Broadcasting day is observed every year on a) July 23 b) June 23 c) May 23 d) August 23 Answer: a • July 23, is celebrated as the national broadcasting day every year as Indian Broadcasting company (IBC) organized radio broadcasting from Bombay station on this day in 1927. 2) Recently, government had […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jul 2018

1) 11th DefExpo India-2020 is scheduled to be conducted in the city of a) Delhi b) Chennai c) Lucknow d) None of the above Answer: c • The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. 2) Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan were launched […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jul 2018

1) Which of the following is a carrier for Chandipura virus? a) Aedes Aegypti b) Phlebotomine sandfly c) female anopheles d) None of the above Answer: b • Named after the town in Maharashtra where the discovery was made and isolated, Chandipura virus is known to cause inflammation of the brain, progress rapidly from an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jul 2019

1) 10th Jagran Film festival inaugurated the city of a) New Delhi b) Chennai c) Mumbai d) Gurugram Answer: a • Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film festival at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. 2) Ebola virus will be transmitted through a) wild animals to human b) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jul 2019

1) Which among the following countries signed agreement with India to upgrade its railway lines? a) Sri Lanka b) Bangladesh c) Bhutan d) Nepal Answer: a • Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jul 2019

1) Who was recently appointed as the governor of Chhattisgarh? a) Anandiben Patel b) Balram Das Tandon c) Anusuiya Uikey d) Biswa Bushan Harichandan Answer: c • Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors. The files of their appointment was cleared by President Ram Nath Kovind after which a formal order was issued by the Rashtrapati […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Jul 2019

1) Who won gold in women’s 200m event at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet? a) Hima Das b) V K Vismaya c) Saritaben Gayekwad d) None of the above Answer: a • Hima Das won the women’s 200m event for her third international gold medal in 11 days at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jul 2019

1) “Kartarpur Corridor” project is built across the river a) Ravi b) Indus c) Chenab d) Jhelum Answer: a • Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur is located on the banks of the Ravi river in Pakistan 2) Which of the following events could be not due to El-Nino? a) Flooding in South America b) Drought in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Jul 2019

1) Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched using a) GSLV Mk-III b) GSLV Mk-II c) PSLV d) None of the above Answer: a • It will be launched through GSLV Mk-III rocket. 2) Section 497 of IPC, recently seen in news, deals with a) Adultery b) Homosexuality c) Marital rape d) Domestic violence Answer: a • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jul 2019

1) India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project is funded by a) Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) b) Department of Science and Technology (DST) c) Both a and b d) Neither a nor b Answer: c • The Government of India has approved a project to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram in the Theni […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jul 2018

1) Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM), recently seen in news belongs to Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) USA b) UK c) India d) China Answer: b • The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) of European missile-maker MBDA has been approved for fitting on Jaguar jets and the IAF […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jul 2019

1) Which among the following is ranking first in global milk production? a) India b) China c) USA d) None of the above Answer: a • In the last three decades, world milk production has increased by more than 58 percent, from 522 million tonnes in 1987 to 828 million tonnes in 2017. India is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following states do not have a district under Aspirational Districts Programme? a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Jammu & Kashmir d) None of the above Answer: d • All the states mentioned have at least a district under the scheme 2) “World Hunger Map” was released by a) World Health Organisation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jul 2019

1) Mahesh’s Rath Yatra, recently seen in news is conducted in a) Assam b) Arunachal Pradesh c) West Bengal d) Delhi Answer: c • It is the 2nd biggest rathayatra in the world after Puri’s Rath Yatra. • Mahesh is a historical locality located in the State of West Bengal. 2) Which of the following […]

Kerala High Court Assistant Final Rank list published!

Kerala High Court Assistant Exam (Recruitment No. 5/2018) final result has been published. The candidates suitable for the post was selected after a three-level exam- an objective exam, a descriptive paper and interview. The main list consists of a total of 536 students . Further, supplementary lists also follow. The highest mark in the objective […]

Result of Phase-I Exam FCI Category-III declared!

Result of Phase-I Exam in respect of Advertisement No. 01/2019-FCI Category-III has been declared. The recruitment drive was for 4103 JE, Steno and Assistant Posts. The results are published zone-wise. For further details refer to the official website http://fci.gov.in/ Get the result for South Zone here in pdf format PDF_RESULT_S_ZONE Those who have cleared the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jul 2019

1) Minimum investment per individual under Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme is a) 1 gram b) 8 grams c) 24 grams d) 500 grams Answer: a • Maximum investment is 500 grams 2) Losharik, recently seen in news is a a) Nuclear powered submarine of Russia b) Nuclear Ice breaker of China c) Russian floating nuclear […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Jul 2019

1) Minimum Support Price (MSP) is recommended by a) Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs b) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) c) Ministry of Finance d) None of the above Answer: b • Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs announces MSP for various crops at the beginning of each sowing season • It is based […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following scheme replaced ASIDE for creating infrastructure for growth of exports? a) Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) b) Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) c) Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)1 only d) None of the above Answer: a • After delinking of the ASIDE Scheme in 2015, the State […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following convention of ILO is not ratified by India? a) Convention 138 b) Convention 182 c) Both of the above d) None of the above Answer: d • The Minimum Age Convention (138): requires the party States to pursue a national policy for abolition of child labour • Worst Forms of […]

‘Blue-sky’ thinking

The most significant document of our country’s growth trajectory, the Economic Survey, has been published. It sets out the tone for an ambitious $5tn economy. For an English enthusiast, how important is the Economy Survey! Not every Economic Survey, but this survey definitely captures the imagination of a language learner with its usage ‘Blue-sky’ vision. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jul 2019

1) World Youth Conference on kindness was held in a) New Delhi b) Pune c) Chennai d) Kolkata Answer: a • O P Jindal Global University (JGU) and Delhi-based UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) will jointly organise the first World Youth Conference on kindness from August 20-23 to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following is a mission aimed at Titan, moon of Saturn? a) Dragon Fly b) New Horizons c) Juno d) None of the above Answer: a • NASA announced the selection of Dragonfly as the New Frontiers mission #4 for a launch in 2026. 2) National Statistics Day is celebrated in the […]

Error Correction

The recently conducted 2019 UPSC Economic Service Exam had some interesting error correction questions which are very useful for any other competitive exam like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, Bank and Kerala PSC exams. Almost all these error correction questions are based on the inevitable grammatical rules of English which any student of competitive […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jun 2019

1) Gaganyaan Project will circle Earth in a) Low Earth orbit b) Geosynchronous orbit (GSO) c) High Earth orbit d) None of the above Answer: a • Gaganyaan project is approved by Government of India and is operating under a newly formed Centre, Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC). • It is India’s first Human Space […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jun 2019

1) International MSME Day is celebrated on: a) June 27 b) July 20 c) June 21 d) None of the above Answer: a • Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day is celebrated each year on 27 June. MSME Day 2018 will be dedicated to youth and will cover topics such as youth entrepreneurship and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jun 2019

1) Black Forest cup is associated with which of the following sports? a) Boxing b) Wrestling c) Swimming d) None of the above Answer: a • India’s junior women pugilists clinched seven medals, including five gold, while the team was adjudged the best of the tournament in the Black Forest Cup in Villingen, Schwenningen, Germany. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Jun 2019

1) India is ranked ________ in the world in terms of honey production. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 6th d) 8th Answer: d • The BDC report said beekeeping can be an important contributor in achieving the 2022 target of doubling farmer incomes. • As per Food and Agricultural Organisation database, India ranked eighth in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jun 2019

1) “Healthy States, Progressive India” report is released by a) Departments of Health and Family Welfare b) Niti Aayog c) World Health Organisation d) None of the above Answer: b • NITI Aayog released the Second Edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India” today. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jun 2019

1) How much is India’s total forest cover according to the latest report on India State of Forest? a) 25% b) 33% c) 50% d) 10% Answer: a • According to a latest report, over 24.39% of the country’s geographical area now constitutes of green cover. He said 125 crore trees would be planted along […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jun 2019

1) National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) is a a) constitutional body b) statutory body c) executive body d) None of the above Answer: b • It is a statutory body constituted under Section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. 2) E-2020 initiative is associated with elimination of a) Malaria b) AIDS c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jun 2019

1) International Yoga day is celebrated on a) June 21 b) July 21 c) May 20 d) June 20 Answer: a • 4th International Yoga Day 2018: The International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on June 21. This year, the theme is ‘Yoga for peace’. The first Yoda Day was observed worldwide on June […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jun 2019

1) Who among the following is not a member of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)? a) RBI Governor b) IRDAI chief c) IBBI chairman d) None of the above Answer: d • Financial sector regulators, including RBI Governor, Sebi Chairman, and IRDAI chief, and top finance ministry officials were present in the meeting of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jun 2019

1) The World Population Prospects 2019 was recently released by a) WHO b) World Bank c) United Nations d) Population Connection Answer: c • India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in the next eight years. • As per a United Nations report, India is expected to add nearly 273 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jun 2019

1) The “Dirty List” is a registry of employers that have been found by the government to have engaged in slave labour in a) USA b) India c) Saudi Arabia d) Brazil Answer: d • Brazil’s “dirty list” of employers that have engaged in slave labour is considered one the country’s best tools in its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jun 2019

1) The world’s highest operating weather station at Mount Everest is located in the a) Death Zone b) Balcony area c) South Col d) Everest Base Camp Answer: a • Climate scientists have created a history by installing world’s highest operating weather station at Mount Everest’s Death Zone, including five other automated stations on other […]

Kerala PSC University Assistant Exam 2019 Question paper

………………………% of 21.6 is 64.8 a. 33 1/3 b. 66 2/3 c. 300 d. 200 2. (2.27)³ + 3 × (1.23)² × (2.27) + 3 × (2.27)² × (1.23) + (1.23)³ /(2.27 +1.23)=? a. 12.25 b. 3.5 c. 42.875 d. 15.625 3. The L.C.M of squares of two numbers is 12544 and the H.C.F. of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jun 2019

1) Kimberley Process is an international certification scheme that regulates trade in a) Oil b) Diamonds c) Shale gas d) Endangered animals Answer: b • The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai. • India is one of the founder members of Kimberley […]

Answer Key of University Assistant Exam conducted on 15 June 2019

Category Number 215/2018 Question Booklet B 300 (c) 12.25 (a) 16 (b) 10:11 (b) 24 (a) 4 seconds (d) 1/8 cu.m (c) A 10 degree (a) 2.25% Loss (d) 5 km (c) C.1331 (c) 45 (c) South –West (d) P (d) Monday (c) Physiology (b) Son (b) C.65 (c) B.4 (b) MTLDQZK (a) D.2.75 Kg […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Jun 2019

1) The Global Peace Index 2019 was recently released by a) World Bank b) Institute for Economics & Peace c) Walk Free Foundation d) UNHCR Answer: b • India’s rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following belongs to orthodox Indian schools of philosophy? a) Ajivikas b) Charvaka c) Buddhism d) None of the above Answer: d • Ajivika is one of the heterodox schools of philosophy like Buddhism and Jainism. • The Ajivikas’ central belief was that absolutely everything is predetermined by fate, or niyati, and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jun 2019

1) Where is the Defence Space Agency (DSA) being set up? a) Hyderabad b) Bangalore c) New Delhi d) Andaman and Nicobar Answer: b • With the aim of enhancing the capabilities of the armed forces to fight wars in space, the government has approved the setting up of a new agency which will develop […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jun 2019

1) India’s first dinosaur museum park was recently inaugurated in a) Gujarat b) Maharashtra c) Sikkim d) Chhattisgarh Answer: a • A new dinosaur museum and fossil park, located in Gujarat’s Mahisagar district, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. • A government release claimed the museum and park, situated in Raiyoli village in Balanisor […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jun 2019

1) The Chaukhandi Stupa was built to mark the site where Lord Buddha and his first disciples met traveling from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath. Where is it located? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Maharashtra c) Madhya Pradesh d) Gujarat Answer: a • When it comes to the places to visit in Sarnath, there are some amazing […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following committee is associated with Food Corporation of India (FCI) reforms? a) Raveendra Dolakiya b) Shanta Kumar c) Kokate Committee d) Justice Rohini Committee Answer: b • Shanta Kumar Committee recommendations o Reduce the number of beneficiaries under the Food Security Act o Allow private players to procure and store food […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following committee is associated with Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs)? a) Raveendra Dolakiya b) Shanta Kumar c) Kokate Committee d) Justice Rohini Committee Answer: c • The Kokate Committee discussed a total of 418 FDCs “in detail” in consultation with subject experts of relevant therapeutic areas, examined “all” the data submitted by […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following state has launched India’s first trading programme to combat particulate air pollution – the emission trading scheme (ETS)? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Rajasthan d) Gujarat Answer: d • Gujarat launched India’s first trading programme to combat particulate air pollution on World Environment Day 2019, which has air pollution as […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jun 2019

1) Which of the following wetlands is not protected under Ramsar Convention? a) Kolleru b) Point Calimere c) Harike d) Majuli Answer: d • Under Ramsar Convention, it is mandatory on the part of the Government of India to protect and conserve all the wetlands specified in list under the convention. • Majuli is a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jun 2019

1) Bhuvan Portal is an initiative of a) NIA b) ISRO c) NIC d) None of the above Answer: b • ISRO’s Geo-portal, Bhuvan is providing visualisation services and Earth observation data to users in public domain. 2) National Statistical Office comes under the a) Ministry of Corporate Affairs b) Ministry of Finance c) Ministry […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jun 2019

1) S­400 Triumf missile is been in news recently. From which country will India purchase this technology? a) Russia b) Israel c) USA d) France Answer: a • India had committed last October to purchasing a Russian S-400 Triumf long-range missile defence shield for about $5 billion. The deal has run the risk of attracting […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 May 2019

1) Special theme for the UN- Habitat Assembly for 2018 is: a) Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities b) Real People, True Stories c) Women and housing development d) None of the above Answer: a • India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly. • The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 May 2019

1) Malaria is transmitted by a) Anopheles b) Culex c) Aedes Aegypti d) Sand Fly Answer: a • Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of female Anopheles mosquitoes. • World Health Organization (WHO) declared Argentina and Algeria ‘malaria-free’ in 2019 2) It is legal to hunt African Elephants under Appendix I of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 May 2019

1) Which of the following states have announced to launch India’s first blockchain district? a) Kerala b) Telangana c) Maharashtra d) Odisha Answer: b • Telangana to have India’s first blockchain district; woos firms with incentives • The state government has conceptualised the country’s first ‘Blockchain District’, which will be a physical area within Hyderabad, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 May 2019

1) With reference to India’s freedom struggle, Abhinav Bharat Society was founded by a) Sardar Patel b) S C Bose c) V D Savarkar d) Bhagat Singh Answer: c • Veer Savarkar is also known as Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, writer, social reformer and formulator of the Hindutva […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 May 2019

1) Which of the following has planned to launch ‘GlobalCoin’ cryptocurrency in 2020? a) World Bank b) RBI c) United Nations d) Facebook Answer: d • Facebook plans to launch its cryptocurrency by the first quarter of next year • The currency, which is being referred to internally as “GlobalCoin,” will reportedly be available in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 May 2019

1) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is headquartered in a) Beijing b) Shanghai c) Johannesburg d) St Petersburg Answer: a • The Second Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Mass Media Forum is being held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 23-26 May, 2019. A Delegation from I&B Ministry comprising of Shri TVK Reddy, Addl. Director General and Shri Ankur […]

Current Affairs Quiz ,24 May 2019

1) Which of the following country/ies were recently certified malaria-free by WHO? a) Algeria b) India c) Argentina d) Both a and c Answer: d • Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has recently launched a permanent residency scheme called the “Gold Card” programme? a) USA b) France c) UAE d) Thailand Answer: c • The UAE’s recently-launched permanent residency scheme could be a game changer and provide a fillip to the real estate market by encouraging expatriates to invest in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 May 2019

1) Who among the following recently won the Man Booker International Prize 2019? a) Christoph Ransmayr b) Wu Ming-Yi c) Gabriela Ybarra d) Jokha Alharthi Answer: d • Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with family […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 May 2019

1) Which of the following is the first Indian state to tap into masala bond market? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Gujarat d) Telangana Answer: a • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan opened trading on the London Stock Exchange by ringing the iconic bell after the state-owned Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) debuted its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 May 2019

1) Vayoshreshtha Samman- National Awards for Senior Citizens 2019 was instituted by a) Department of Social Justice and Empowerment b) NITI Aayog c) Infosys d) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Answer: a • The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment as part of celebration of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) on 1st October […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 May 2019

1) Botswana is located in a) Asia b) Africa c) South America d) North America Answer: b • Third Round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and the Republic of Botswana was held today on 15th May, 2019 in New Delhi. • Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 May 2019

1) Privileged Iqama system, recently seen in news, is related to which country? a) Turkey b) Fiji c) Jamaica d) Saudi Arabia Answer: d • The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 May 2019

1) ‘Christchurch call to action’, a global initiative India has recently joined is related to a) Terrorism b) Climate change c) Plastic pollution d) Drug trafficking Answer: a • India has joined a major global initiative to combat terrorism and extremism online and secure the internet. • The initiative — ‘Christchurch call to action’ — […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has initiated the world’s first ‘wellbeing’ budget to focus on poverty and mental health? a) Bhutan b) Japan c) New Zealand d) Canada Answer: c • Child poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in New Zealand’s “wellbeing budget”, the finance minister has announced, with the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 May 2019

1) The Strait of Hormuz separates which among the following countries? a) Iran and Oman b) Yemen and Djibouti c) Australia and New Zealand d) India and Sri Lanka Answer: a • The Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route linking Middle East oil producers to markets in Asia, Europe, North America and beyond, has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 May 2019

1) Which of the following has become the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency? a) UK b) France c) Ireland d) Australia Answer: c • Ireland has become the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency. • The Dáil made the decision after an amendment to a parliamentary […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has recently launched Global Health Security Strategy to prevent, detect and respond to threats from infectious diseases? a) India b) USA c) Japan d) France Answer: b • The US government has come up with a first of its kind strategy to prevent, detect and respond to threats from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 May 2019

1) Which among the following recently flew the world’s first ‘zero waste’ flight? a) Qantas b) Emirates c) Singapore Airlines d) Etihad Answer: a • The first-ever commercial flight to produce “zero waste” has taken to the skies, as part of a new initiative from the Australian airline Qantas to cut single-use plastics that end […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 May 2019

1) The Grizzled Giant Squirrel, an endangered species listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, is commonly found in a) Western Himalayas b) Sundarbans c) Western Ghats d) Abor hills Answer: c • For the first time, researchers have sighted nests of the grizzled giant squirrel, an endangered species listed under Schedule I […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 May 2019

1) Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), from which the U.S recently withdrew, is related to a) Iran b) North Korea c) Russia d) Syria Answer: a • Iran is expected to announce plans to scale back compliance with a landmark nuclear deal on the anniversary of the United States’s decision to withdraw from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Quiz 2019

1) The city of Metz, where the environment ministers of the G7 nation recently held a meeting, is located in a) USA b) France c) Singapore d) Ethiopia Answer: b • Environment ministers of the G7 nations met in France, a day ahead of the release of what is expected to be another alarming report […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 May 2019

1) Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ is a) Kashin class b) Kamorta class c) Shishumar class d) Talwar class Answer: a • Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard • INS Ranjit, the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by the erstwhile […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 May 2019

1) Sri Vedanta Desikan was a follower of a) Vaishnavism b) Shaivism c) Buddhism d) Jainism Answer: a • The Vice President, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu released a postage stamp to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan in New Delhi. • Sri Vedanta Desikan is one of the most prominent preceptors in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 May 2019

1) The newest cyclone to emerge out of the Bay of Bengal has been named Fani. It was named by a) Bangladesh b) India c) Pakistan d) Indonesia Answer: a • The newest cyclone to emerge out of the Bay of Bengal has been named Fani. Before that, there were cyclones Hudhud in 2014, Ockhi […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 May 2019

1) May 1 celebrated as the formation day of which of the following states? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Gujarat d) Both b and c Answer: d • The whole world celebrates May 1 as an International Labour day; however, very few people know that May 1 is also celebrated as ‘Maharashtra Day’ and ‘Gujarat […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Apr 2019

1) Where was a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans’ presence in the Americas found? a) USA b) Canada c) Mexico d) Chile Answer: d • Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans’ presence in the Americas • The discovery challenges the previous timeline and map of human […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Apr 2019

1) Global Food Policy Report-2019 was recently released by a) International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) b) FAO c) WHO d) UNEP Answer: a • International Food Policy Research Institute released IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report 2019 • According to the report, crop residues burning continues because it offers an easy solution to disposing of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Apr 2019

1) Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un held their first summit in a) Vladivostok b) Seoul c) Chiang Mai d) Panmunjom Answer: a • Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was “pleased” with the outcome of his summit meeting in the Russian city of Vladivostok with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following banks announced the country’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles? a) HDFC b) Oriental Bank of Commerce c) Kotak Mahindra d) SBI Answer: d • State Bank of India announced the country’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Apr 2019

1) World Malaria Day is celebrated on a) April 25th b) June 15th c) September 28th d) December 2nd Answer: a • World Malaria Day gives people the chance to promote or learn about the efforts made to prevent and reduce Malaria around the world. It is observed on April 25 each year. 2) The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following countries has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP)? a) Russia b) USA c) France d) China Answer: a • Russia has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation confirmed 2) Which of the following countries has released […]

15 things you should know before attending an interview

Every student attending a job interview has a lot of apprehensions. We have tried to address here most of their apprehensions. 1. Do I need to knock before entering the room? Yes, you need to knock at the door and then hold the door ajar and ask for permission “May I come in” and enter […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Apr 2019

1) Cancer Preparedness Index was recently released by a) WHO b) Economic Intelligence Unit c) UNICEF d) Centre for Disease Control Answer: b • As part of The Economist Events’ War on Cancer Middle East conference, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) will present the Cancer Preparedness Index, discussing the results of current cancer research and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Apr 2019

1) Who among the following won a landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election? a) Petro Poroshenko b) Volodymyr Zelenskiy c) Ihor Kolomoyskyi. d) None of the above Answer: b • Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an actor and comedian with no political experience other than playing the role of president in a TV series, has won a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Apr 2019

1) Varuna Naval Exercise is conducted between India and which among the following countries? a) Bangladesh b) Japan c) Russia d) France Answer: d • India and France to hold largest ever ‘Varuna’ Naval Exercise off Goa coast • With the objective of expanding their strategic partnership in the Indian Ocean region (IOR), India and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following countries will host the G20 leaders’ summit in November 2020? a) India b) Italy c) Australia d) Saudi Arabia Answer: d • Saudi Arabia will host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital, Riyadh • The G20 is made up of 19 of the world’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Apr 2019

1) Google’s first artificial intelligence lab in Africa was launched in which country? a) South Africa b) Ghana c) Namibia d) Sierra Leone Answer: b • Google’s first artificial intelligence lab in Africa opened in Ghana. • The Internet tech giant aims to provide researchers with the necessary tools to build products that can solve […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Apr 2019

1) India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park was recently inaugurated in a) Kochi b) Shimla c) Mumbai d) Guwahati Answer: c • India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park was inaugurated in Mumbai. Bird lovers are up for a treat with this interactive bird park in Mumbai. • The park is spread […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Apr 2019

1) ‘Political Leaders Position and Action on Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ report was recently released by a) Climate Trend b) Public Affairs Centre c) WHO d) UNEP Answer: a • Delhi is ranked sixth on the list and there has been “laziness” on part of its elected caretakers in tackling air pollution in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Apr 2019

1) Who is the infamous co-founder of Wikileaks Who was recently arrested in London? a) Edward Snowden b) Jeffrey Wigand c) Coleen Rowley d) Julian Assange Answer: d • Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. • He now faces US federal conspiracy charges related to one of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Apr 2019

1) Who among the following was recently awarded Russia’s highest civilian award ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’? a) Narendra Modi b) Donald Trump c) Angela Merkel d) Margaret May Answer: a • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with Russia’s highest state decoration, the Order of St Andrew the Apostle, for his role […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following events is farthest from Jallianwala Bagh incident? a) Rowlett Act b) Non-cooperation movement c) Wagon tragedy d) Chauri Chaira Incident Answer: d • Rowlett Act – 1919 • Non-cooperation movement – 1920 • Wagon tragedy – 1921 • Chauri Chaura Incident – 1922 2) What is the name of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Apr 2019

1) Veer Parivaar App is an interface between which of the following paramilitary force and next of kin of the slain personnel? a) CAPG b) BSF c) CRPF d) All of the above Answer: c • President Kovind launches ‘CRPF veer pariwar mobile’ app to help families of martyrs. • The app will show the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Apr 2019

1) World Homeopathy Day is celebrated annually on a) July 3rd b) April 10th c) June 1st d) August 21st Answer: b • The World Homoeopathy Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr. Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. • It is celebrated on 10 April. 2) Which among the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Apr 2019

1) World Health Day is celebrated annually on a) July 3rd b) April 7th c) June 1st d) August 21st Answer: b • Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following is India’s first carbon-positive settlement? a) Mawlynnong b) Punsari c) Khonoma d) Phayeng Answer: d • Phayeng is a scheduled caste village of the Chakpa community in Imphal West district and its conservation efforts are mainly linked to the belief that the forest is a sacred grove, but the idea […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Apr 2019

1) Penchikalpet forest range is located in the state of a) Telangana b) Kerala c) Goa d) Tamil Nadu Answer: a • Three critically-endangered Indian vultures or Long billed vultures (Gyps indicus) from the famous Palarapu cilff habitat in Penchikalpet forest range of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district died of unknown reasons. • As a measure […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Apr 2019

1) UAE has recently honoured who among the following with Zayed Medal? a) Dr. Manmohan Singh b) Arun Jaitley c) Narendra Modi d) Ram Nath Kovind Answer: c • The UAE announced it will honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the prestigious Zayed Medal for playing a “pivotal role” in giving a “big boost” to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Apr 2019

1) US has agreed for sale of 24 Seahawks to India. What are MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawks? a) Fighter jets b) Helicopters c) Air defence systems d) Aircraft carriers Answer: b • The US has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters to India at an estimated cost of $ 2.6 billion • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Apr 2019

1) ‘Café Scientifique’, to promote science among public in an interesting way, was recently launched in a) Delhi b) Kerala c) Meghalaya d) Maharashtra Answer: b • Science is often seen as boring, difficult and mathematical for many, but a group of science experts of the Hume Centre for Ecology and Wildlife Biology in Kerala […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Apr 2019

1) Eurasian Lynx, found currently only in Ladakh and some parts of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, is a type of a) Bird b) Frog c) Cat d) Insect Answer: c • The Eurasian Lynx, found currently only in Ladakh and some parts of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, may have found its way into the Kashmir Valley • The Eurasian […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Mar 2019

1. The third iteration of biennial, bilateral exercise AUSINDEX ‘19 between India and Australia will be held in Mumbai Visakhapatnam Canberra Sydney Answer: 2 The cooperation between India and Australia on shared maritime security interests in the Indian Ocean is set to rise to a new level with the third iteration of their biennial, bilateral […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Mar 2019

1. In which of the following countries is the world’s longest salt cave located? India Israel Indonesia Australia Answer: 2 Israeli researchers revealed that an area near the Dead Sea is home to the world’s longest salt cave, a title previously held by Iran for the Cave of the Three Nudes on Qeshm Island. At […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Mar 2019

1. Who among the following recently received Croatia’s highest civilian order, the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav? Narendra Modi Donald Trump Ram Nath Kovind Dr. Manmohan Singh Answer: 3 President Ram Nath Kovind received Croatia’s highest civilian order, the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav, during his official visit to the nation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Mar 2019

1. Mt Makalu, recently seen in news, is located in the continent of Asia North America Australia Europe Answer: 1 First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu (8485m) comprising five Officers, two JCOs and eleven OR was flagged off by Director General Military Training on 26 Mar 2019. Among the eight mountains in Nepal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Mar 2019

1. The World Airport Traffic rankings for 2018 was released by Airports Council International International Air Transport Association International Civil Aviation Organization Air Transport Action Group Answer: 1 The nation capital’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has now become the world’s 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following will be the world’s first city to install wireless charging stations for electric taxis? Oslo New York Vienna Pune Answer: 1 Oslo will be the world’s first city to install wireless charging stations for electric taxis, in a bid to make a zero-emission cab system by as early as 2023. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following has recently lifted the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women’s Championship for the fifth time in a row? China Sri Lanka Singapore India Answer: 4 India has lifted South Asian Football Federation SAFF Women’s Championship fifth time in a row. Keeping its winning streak India defeated host Nepal in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following organisations launched a podcast app ‘Shiksha Vani’ to disseminate information to students and parents in a timely manner? NCERT NITI Aayog CBSE ICSE Answer: 3 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched a podcast app ‘Shiksha Vani’ to disseminate crucial information to students and parents in a timely manner. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Mar 2019

1.Which of the following will be the first G7 country to join China’s Belt and Road project? Germany France UK Italy Answer: 4 Italy will be the first G7 country to join China’s controversial Belt and Road project Italy would be the first BRI member from the G7, a grouping of democratically governed advanced economies […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Mar 2019

1.Who among the following recently became the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize for Mathematics? Karen Uhlenbeck Ingrid Daubechies Evelyn Boyd Granville Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat Answer: 1 The Abel Prize in mathematics was awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the United States for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman to win the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Mar 2019

1.Hayabusa 2 spacecraft, which aims at dropping an explosive on the asteroid to make a crater and collect underground samples, belongs to USA Japan China Russia Answer: 2 Japan’s space agency that its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow last month’s touchdown on a distant asteroid with another risky mission — dropping an explosive on the asteroid […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Mar 2019

1.Cyclone Idai, recently seen in news, has ravaged which of the following countries? Zimbabwe Germany Canada Peru Answer: 1 At least 31 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe after the country was hit by tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique and Malawi Cyclone Idai has affected more […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Mar 2019

1.Which of the following countries will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020? UAE Singapore New Zealand India Answer: 4 India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced. This will be the second FIFA tournament India will be hosting, after the U-17 Men’s World […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Mar 2019

1. Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Johannesburg Algiers Jaipur Pune Answer: 4 Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18-27 2. Which of the following cities has topped […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Mar 2019

1) The 6th Global Environment Outlook (GEO) was recently released by a) WWF b) World Meteorological Organisation c) UNEP d) World Bank Answer: c • The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is often referred to as UN Environment’s flagship environmental assessment. • The first publication was in 1997 and was originally requested by Member States. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Mar 2019

1) Which of the following Indian satellites has recently discovered a new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808? a) Aditya L1 b) AstroSat c) CartoSat d) GSAT 7 Answer: b • The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat, launched in September 2015, continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Mar 2019

1) The indigenously developed Pinaka test fired recently at Pokhran desert is a a) Guided rocket system b) Cruise missile c) Ballistic missile d) Anti-tank missile Answer: a • The indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test fired at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan, in a boost to artillery capability of the Army, the […]

Date of University Assistant Exam of Kerala PSC released

Important Dates Exam on 15 June 2019 Saturday from 01.30 PM to 03.15 PM Date of confirmation for writing the Exam through one time registration profile from 23 March 2019 to 11 April 2019 Note :- Admission ticket will not be generated for candidates who fail to submit their confirmation on or before 11 April […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Mar 2019

1) Which of the following banks has become the first domestic bank to link the interest rate it offers on savings account deposits to repo rate? a) Punjab National Bank b) Axis Bank c) SBI d) Indian Overseas Bank Answer: c • State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has become the first domestic […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Mar 2019

1) Who among the following Indians has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO recently? a) Gita Gopinath b) Soumya Swaminathan c) Yamuna Krishnan d) Nandini Harinath Answer: b • Soumya Swaminathan, a Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO. • The new position, a component of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Mar 2019

1) The Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle project was commissioned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of a) Quit India movement b) Jallianwalah Bagh c) Revolt of 1857 d) Vellore mutiny Answer: c • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, released the Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle • The project for compilation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Mar 2019

1) The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is headquartered in a) Vienna b) Geneva c) New York d) Nairobi Answer: a • The latest report released by United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says that while the global trend of purchasing drugs over the internet, particularly on darknet trading platforms […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Mar 2019

1) According to the recently released World Air Quality Report, which among the following is the most polluted city in the world in 2018? a) Beijing b) Dhaka c) Lahore d) Gurugram Answer: d • A recent report by NGO Greenpeace and IQ Air Visual asserted that seven of the world’s top ten cities with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Mar 2019

1) The recently approved Centre for Disability Sports will be set up in a) Kochi b) Gwalior c) Lucknow d) Gandhinagar Answer: b • The union cabinet has approved the setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior, a move which is likely to benefit para-sports in the country. • Section 30 of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Mar 2019

1) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) task force on the offshore rupee market will be headed by a) Shaktikant Das b) Ratan Watal c) Usha Thorat d) Bimal Jalan Answer: c • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a task force on the offshore rupee market. It will be headed by former […]

Recruitment of various NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate Posts

RRB has released the detailed notification for the Non-Technical Popular Categories Graduate and Under Graduate Posts Important Timelines Opening of Online Registration: 01 Mar 2019 Closing of Online Registration: 31 Mar 2019 1st Stage CBT exam: Tentatively scheduled from June to Sep 2019 Age Limit: 18-30 years as on 01 July 2019 for undergraduate posts […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Mar 2019

1) The newly announced railway zone for Andhra Pradesh, the Southern Coast Railway, will be headquartered in a) Visakhapatnam b) Vijayawada c) Guntur d) Kadappa Answer: a • Railways Minister PiyushGoyalannounced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh. • The new railway zone — Southern Coast Railway — will be headquartered in Visakhapatnam. 2) Which […]

Answer Key – Kerala PSC Khadi Board LDC Exam held on 02 Mar 2019

Question Booklet : Code D 1.       D. കാസർഗോഡ് 2.       B. മുസ്സോളിനി 3.       C. ക്ഷേത്രപ്രവേശന വിളംബരം 4.       A. 1969 5.       C. വിക്രം സാരാഭായ് 6.       ഉത്തരമില്ല – മലപ്പുറം ജില്ല 7.       A. സച്ചിൻ ടെണ്ടുൽക്കർ 8.       D. ആന്ധ്ര പ്രദേശ് 9.       B. വി പി മേനോൻ 10.   B. ഡച്ച് 11.   C. ചിന്നാർ 12.   A. ഭാരതര്തനം 13.   D. സി രവീന്ദ്രനാഥ് 14.   A. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Feb 2019

1) Inclusive Internet Index 2019 is prepared annually by a) World Bank b) World Economic Forum c) International Telecommunication Union d) Economist Intelligence Unit Answer: d • India has been ranked 47th in the overall “Inclusive Internet Index 2019” score while Sweden topped the chart, followed by Singapore and the US, a Facebook-led study has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Feb 2019

1) Rail Drishti Dashboard, recently launched by the Railway Ministry, aims at providing a platform for a) Railway employee grievances b) Passenger grievances c) Live feeds of IRCTC kitchens d) None of the above Answer: c • Union Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard, an online portal containing information related to passenger and freight […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries will conduct the joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 with India? a) Bangladesh b) Bhutan c) Nepal d) Myanmar Answer: a • As part of the ongoing India Bangladesh defence cooperation, a joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 will be conducted at Tangail, Bangladesh from 02 March to 15 March 2019. • Exercise […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following Indian shooters won gold with world record in the men’s 10m air pistol event at International Shooting Sport Federation, 2019? a) Saurabh Chaudhary b) Vivek Singh c) Abhishek Verma d) Deepak Kumar Answer: a • Unfazed by a field comprising seasoned campaigners, teenager Saurabh Chaudhary smashed the world record to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the first Indian woman to receive Future of Nature award for marine conservation? a) Gita Gopinath b) Divya Karnad c) Shubha Tole d) Yamuna Krishnan Answer: b • Dr Divya Karnad has become the second Indian and the first woman to obtain the ‘Global Future of Nature Award’ […]

Reminder: BARC

Today is the last date to apply for BARC Group C posts – Upper Division Clerk and Stenographer Grade – III. For details click the link https://dotsias.com/2019/02/18/attention-degree-holders-find-your-opportunity-at-barc/

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following companies have been ranked by the Top Employers Institute as global top employer? a) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) b) Infosys c) Amazon d) Google Answer: a • Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as one of world’s best employers by […]

Expected cut off For IB Security Assistant Exam held on 17 Feb 2019

IB Security Assistant Exam was held on 17 Feb 2019. The post was notified in 2018 and accordingly 1054 pan India vacancies were notified. However, IB Security Assistant exams cut off are decided region wise. The region of a candidate is the one he/she opts during the application process. Regional cut off Trivandrum is one […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Feb 2019

1) A month-long ‘Festival of India’ has recently been organised in which of the following countries? a) Nepal b) Mauritius c) Sri Lanka d) Singapore Answer: a • The month-long ‘Festival of India in Nepal’ started in the Himalayan nation with the performance of ‘Journey of Gautam Buddha’ by Sumit Roy group. The event organised […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following recently became the 73rd country to sign the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)? a) Saudi Arabia b) Somalia c) Indonesia d) Eritrea Answer: a • Saudi Arabia signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) becoming the 73rd country to join the India-led renewable energy […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following is the first walking robot that navigates without GPS? a) Sophia b) AntBot c) Jibo d) Pepper Answer: b • Scientists claim to have developed the first walking robot that can explore its environment and find its way home without GPS or mapping, opening new avenues for the navigation of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following was conferred with the first-ever Football Ratna award? a) Bhaichung Bhutia b) Sunil Chhetri c) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu d) Jeje Lalpekhlua Answer: b • Sunil Chhetri was conferred with the first-ever Football Ratna award by Football Delhi and India’s top goal-scorer said he will always be there for the development […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Feb 2019

1) World Employment and Social Outlook has recently been released by a) IMF b) ILO c) World Bank d) UNDP Answer: b • Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report. • Poor quality […]

Attention Degree holders! Find your opportunity at BARC

BARC has invited online application for Group C post from the eligible candidates against the vacancies in BARC and constituent units of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) located in Mumbai, Tarapur, Vishakhapatnam and Kolkata. Last Date of Application : 25 Feb 2019 Read the details provided below and apply in the following link https://recruit.barc.gov.in/barcrecruit/main_page.jsp […]

Answer Key of IB Security Assistant Executive Exam held on 17 Feb 2019

Answer Key of IB Security Assistant Executive Exam held today.] Click on the link below to download the question paper IB security assistant question paper held on 17 feb 2019 1 (B). 6,360 51. (C). Excretion 2 (A). α+ β = – 52. (B). Synapse 3 (D). None of these 53. (D). Pollen grains 4 (C). […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following became the first Indian woman to become a flight engineer to be inducted by IAF? a) Avani Chaturvedi b) Bhawana Kanth c) Hina Jaiswal d) Mohana Singh Answer: c • Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal from Chandigarh has scripted history by becoming the first woman flight engineer to be inducted by […]

Recruitment for various posts in Food Corporation of India (FCI) notified!

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has notified their intention of recruitment for  various posts. Date of Online Application – 23 Feb 2019 to 25 Mar 2019 Post Educational Qualification Age as on 01/01/2019 AG – III (General) Graduate Degree 27 years AG – III (Accounts) Graduation in Commerce 27 years AG – III (Technical) BSc […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Feb 2019

1) e-AUSHADHI portal has recently been launched by which of the following ministries/departments? a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare b) National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority c) Ministry of Ayush d) NITI Aayog Answer: c • Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik launched the e-AUSHADHI portal, for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Feb 2019

1) Crying Keelback, a new species of snake, was recently discovered in a) Kerala b) Himachal Pradesh c) Arunachal Pradesh d) Maharashtra Answer: c • A new species of ‘crying’ snake has been discovered in Lepa-Rada district of Arunachal Pradesh. • The discovery of the non-venomous crying keelback, whose zoological name is Hebiuslacrima, has been […]

GOVT SECRETARIAT ASSISTANT/AUDITOR- Results Published

Provisional List of Secretariat Assistant/Auditor released. The exam was held on 13-10-2018. The candidates who have secured 75.33 marks and above are included in the Probability List . Candidates included in the Probability List should produce the original documents for One Time Verification. Date,time and Venue of OTR Verification will be published shortly. Congratulations to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the first female winner of the MRF Challenge Series? a) Jamie Chadwick b) MilkaDuno c) Sarah Fisher. d) Courtney Force Answer: a • Jamie Chadwick has become the first female winner of the MRF Challenge Series by mounting a turnaround at the final event of the season. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries’ capital has added Hindi as a third language in courts? a) Mauritius b) Fiji c) UAE d) Nepal Answer: c • The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has added Hindi as the third official language to be spoken in the city’s courts, alongside Arabic and English. • According to […]

Opportunities for Graduates in Central Warehousing Corporation

Central Warehousing Corporation has notified 571 vacancies for different posts. The details for posts requiring graduation and post graduation are as follows: Date of Online Registration – 15 Feb 2019 to 16 Mar 2019 Tentative date of exam         – April/May Post Code Name of the Post Number of Vacancy Age Educational […]

Expected Cut off for Kerala High Court Assistant Exam 2019

The last recruitment drive for the post of Kerala High Court Assistant was held in 2015. 58 vacancies were notified then and those who got 47 and above in the OMR were called for the interview. The expected cut off for this 2019 could be somewhere between 54-60 (OMR) considering that only 38 vacancies were […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Feb 2019

1) 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit was recently held in a) New Delhi b) Guwahati c) Ahmedabad d) Bangalore Answer: b • 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit begins in Guwahati. • Over 100 youth delegates from Vietnam, Laos, Brunei, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia took part in the summit tag-lined Connectivity: Pathway to Shared […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Feb 2019

1) International IP Index was recently launched by a) World Economic Forum b) World Intellectual Property Organisation c) US Chamber of Commerce d) OECD Answer: c • India has jumped eight places to 36th position on the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, which analyses the IP climate in 50 global economies, this year.India’s eight-point jump […]

Answer Key of Kerala High Court Assistant Exam held on 10/02/2019

Question Booklet Code : D High court Assistant original q paper held on 10/02/2019 1. (c) Caribean 2. (b) Enter 3. (c) On 4. (c) Tooth 5. (a) Any 6. (c) Although 7. (d) He was advised to keep his old friends at arm’s length. 8. (a) it 9. (b) there are 10. (c) didn’t […]

Answer Key of Kerala PSC Peon/Peon Attender exam held on 09/02/2019

Psc original question paper peon/attender held Question Booklet Code  B 1) ഗോര (a) 2) അംശി നാരായണപിള്ള (c) 3) ജോൺ രാജാവ് (c) 4) ശ്രീനാരായണ ഗുരു (b) 5) അയ്യൻ‌കാളി (d) 6) 1988 (b) 7) 1969 (c) 8) അംഗൻവാടി (d) 9) 1991 (a) 10) സി ശങ്കരൻ നായർ (a) 11) ആംനസ്റ്റി ഇന്റർനാഷണൽ (b) 12) മസ്‌ദൂർ കിസാൻ സംഘാതൻ (d) 13) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Feb 2019

1) Darwaza Band- Part 2 campaign was recently launched by which of the following ministries/organisations? a) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation b) NITI Aayog c) Ministry of Rural Development d) WHO Answer: a • The Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen launched the ‘Darwaza Band -Part 2’ campaign which focuses on sustaining the open defecation free […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Feb 2019

1) ISRO recently launched its GSAT-31 from which of the following launch stations? a) Sriharikota b) Thumba c) French Guiana d) Cape Canaveral Answer: c • India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana. • The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following organisations has launched Swasth Naari, Shakti Hamaari, a campaign to spread awareness of cancer among underprivileged women? a) World Health Organisation b) Ministry of Women and Child Development c) NITI Aayog d) Indian Cancer Society Answer: d • The Indian Cancer Society (ICS) launched a campaign in the city to […]

Questions asked in SSC Stenographer Exam on 05 Feb 2019

In General Awareness part, Current affairs found a lot of prominence in both the shifts. The pattern of asking 2-3 questions on the same topic was followed by SSC. For eg. There were 3 consecutive questions on Manu Bhaker. Hints on General Awareness Questions Manu Bhaker related 3 questions International Conference on Status and Protection […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Feb 2019

1) Indus River Dolphin has been declared as the state aquatic animal of which of the following states? a) Jammu and Kashmir b) Punjab c) Himachal Pradesh d) Uttarakhand Answer: b • One of the world’s rarest mammals, Indus River Dolphins has received an exceptional distinction. Found only in India and Pakistan in the Beas […]

SSC Stenographer Exam Shift 1 Cancelled!

SSC has notified in its site https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/stenonotice_05022019.pdf that it has cancelled Shift-1 of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Exam, 2018 held from 10 am to 12 pm on 05 Feb 2019. The reason given for the cancellation is the accidental enabling of E-calculator on candidate’s console. Important Point to Note for the candidates of this […]

SSC GD Constable 2018 admit card released

SSC has released the admit cards of GD constable for the recruitment of constables in CAPFs, NIA, ans SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles. The admit card can be accessed from the website http://www.sscsr.gov.in/ The exam is to be conducted from Feb 11 to March 11, 2019. Pattern of the Exam The exam is […]

Massive Recruitment for RRB

As we have already mentioned in many of our posts, 2019 is going to be a bonanza year for aspirants. Several government bodies have notified their calendar of exams. SSC has already charted out its exams for both 2018 and 2019. The season of exams has started. To add to the general mode of jubilance, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries recently won Asian Cup Football, 2019? a) Japan b) Qatar c) Russia d) Iran Answer: b • Qatar stunned Japan 3-1 to win their first Asian Cup sparked by a moment of magic from record-breaker Almoez Ali and after nail-biting late drama 2) Which of the following organisations has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Feb 2019

1) UNESCO has declared which of the following years as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements? a) 2019 b) 2022 c) 2025 d) 2030 Answer: a • The International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements will be launched at UNESCO’s Headquarters, Paris. • According to a statement from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Jan 2019

1) The eight member Lokpal search panel is headed by a) Narendra Modi b) Rajnath Singh c) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai d) Amitabh Kant Answer: c • An eight-member search panel formed to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal held its first meeting, nearly four months after it was set up • The committee, headed […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jan 2019

1) National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP), to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country, is an initiative of a) Ministry of Human Resource Development b) NITI Aayog c) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) d) Ministry of Skill Development Answer: c • ICAR has recently launched Rs 1100 crore ambitious National […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jan 2019

1) GST On Haj falls in which of the following tax slabs? a) 0% b) 5% c) 18% d) 28% Answer: b • Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the airfare thus saving Haj […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jan 2019

1) RDP INDIA 2019 app was recently launched by a) NITI Aayog b) Ministry of Home Affairs c) CBI d) Ministry of Defence Answer: d • As a new initiative in sync with the Digital India campaign of the Government, Ministry of Defence had launched a mobile app ‘RDP India 2019’ on the Republic Day, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jan 2019

1) State Tiger Protection Force has been announced to be formed by which of the following states? a) Rajasthan b) Maharashtra c) Telangana d) West Bengal Answer: c • The Telangana government has decided to form a ‘State Tiger Protection Force’ to save the Big Cat population in the State. • The 112-member-armed STPF will […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jan 2019

1) Subhash Chandra Bose museum has recently been inaugurated in a) Andaman and Nicobar b) Kolkata c) New Delhi d) Lucknow Answer: c • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. • Modi also inaugurated the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, (museum on […]

SSC CGL and CHSL 2018 dates announced!

SSC has released its exam calendar. And the aspirants have many things to be ecstatic about. All the three stages of SSC CGL 2018 exam dates have been announced. Tier 1 from 4 to 19 June 2019 Tier 2 from 11  to 13 Sep 2019 Tier 3 on 29 Dec 2019 SSC CHSL 2018 exam […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jan 2019

1) As per the latest Lloyds Report, which of the following is the only port to be listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally? a) Kandla port b) JNPT Port c) Haldia Port d) Mormugao Port Answer: b • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premiere container port got listed amongst the top 30 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following has recently been sworn-in as the President of Madagascar? a) Nicolas Maduro b) Andry Rajoelina c) Rodrigo Duterte d) Emmerson Mnangagwa Answer: b • Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina sworn into office after taking the oath of office in Antananarivo before nine judges of the High Constitutional Court. 2) Keerian-Gandyal bridge […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jan 2019

1) 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in a) New Delhi b) Varanasi c) Nagpur d) Mysore Answer: b • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh 2) Which of the following recently became the first in India to launch of a full-fledged bachelor’s programme […]