March 17, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 March 2018

1. The Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU between India and which country for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics?
1) Nepal
2) Bhutan
3) Myanmar
4) Thailand
5) Sri Lanka
2. The Union Cabinet has approved an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income between India and
1) Yemen
2) Syria
3) North Korea
4) Iran
5) Chile
3. The Mathikettan Shola National Park is situated in Idukki district of which of the following states?
1) Odisha
2) Kerala
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Telangana
4. India has been ranked at what position among 114 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) energy transition index?
1) 48th
2) 56th
3) 64th
4) 78th
5) 87th
5. The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed in the Lok Sabha recently. The Bill allows for the payment of gratuity to employees in any establishment employing
1) 2 or more workers
2) 5 or more workers
3) 8 or more workers
4) 10 or more workers
5) 20 or more workers
6. The Union Health Ministry recently announced the launch of LaQshya programme aimed at improving quality of care in
1) labour room
2) maternity operation theatre
3) orphanages
4) women hostels
5) Only 1) and 2)
7. The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) largest transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster made a historic landing at Tuting Advanced Landing Ground in which state recently?
1) Arunachal Pradesh
2) Sikkim
3) Himachal Pradesh
4) Uttarakhand
5) Nagaland
8. Which of the following countries has topped the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) recent energy transition index?
1) Denmark
2) Finland
3) Sweden
4) Switzerland
5) Norway
9. Which of the following countries recently challenged India’s export subsidy programmes at the World Trade Organisation (WTO)?
1) China
2) US
3) Canada
4) Australia
5) Germany
10. India and which of the following countries jointly inaugurated a first-of- its-kind “crime- free” stretch of 8.3 km as a pilot project along the international border?
1) Myanmar
2) China
3) Pakistan
4) Bangladesh
5) Bhutan


Answers:

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

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