March 15, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 March 2018

1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the continuation of Urea Subsidy Scheme up to
1) 2019
2) 2020
3) 2021
4) 2022
5) 2023
2. A 9,600 square feet national flag on a 110 m flag pole was unfurled in Belagavi recently which is claimed to be country’s tallest flag. Belagavi is a city in
1) Assam
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Karnataka
4) Telangana
5) Maharashtra
3. India and Madagascar have signed an umbrella agreement in the field of defence. The capital city of Madagascar is
1) Victoria
2) Port Louis
3) Yerevan
4) Antananarivo
5) Maputo
4. Stephen Hawking, science’s brightest star, died recently aged 76. He is the author of the book
1) The Blue Umbrella
2) Change We Can Believe In
3) The Code of the Extraordinary Mind
4) The Road Ahead
5) A Brief History of Time
5. The Supreme Court has issued an interim order extending the deadline for linking Aadhaar numbers to various services
1) indefinitely
2) to 31 Jul 2018
3) to 31 Dec 2018
4) to 31 Mar 2019
5) to 31 Dec 2019
6. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has discontinued issuance of LoCs for importers with immediate effect. Here, the term LoC means
1) Letters of Confidence
2) Letters of Credit
3) Letters of Comfort
4) Letters of Cooperation
5) Letters of Connection
7. In an effort to prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country, the passport details of borrowers have been made mandatory for those taking loans of
1) Rs 50 cr and more
2) Rs 100 cr and more
3) Rs 200 cr and more
4) Rs 500 cr and more
5) Rs 1000 cr and more
8. India conducts the annual joint military exercise “hand-in- hand” with which of the following countries?
1) Japan
2) US
3) Russia
4) China
5) France
9. The DCB Bank’s new remittance service ‘DCB Remit’ will allow resident Indians having a bank account in India to remit money online, globally. The bank has its headquarters in
1) Dubai
2) Mumbai
3) Singapore
4) London
5) New Delhi
10. Tata Sons will sell its stake (worth $1.25 bn) in TCS in order to pay creditors of its wireless division Tata Teleservices whose mobile-phone operations it sold in 2017 to
1) Reliance Jio
2) Bharti Airtel
3) Idea
4) Vodafone
5) Aircel

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 1
  6. 3
  7. 1
  8. 4
  9. 2
  10. 2

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