Current Affairs For AIIMS (February 2018)
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February 2017


1. Which state government has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming?

[A] Punjab
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
[D] Assam

2. Which union minister has launched 2.8 Peta Flops High Performance Computer (HPC) system ‘Mihir’?

[A] Arun Jaitley
[B] Suresh Prabhu
[C] Harsh Vardhan
[D] Nitin Gadkari

3. Which country has become the world’s largest steel producer in 2017, as per latest report published by World Steel Association (WSA)?

[A] Japan 
[B] India
[C] United States 
[D] China

4. What is the theme of the 2018 World Leprosy Day (WLD)?

[A] Zero Child Leprosy
[B] Leprosy defeats, Live transform
[C] Zero Disabilities in girls and boys
[D] To live is to help to live

5. In the Union Budget 2018, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced to build a tunnel through the Sela Pass. The Sela pass is located in which state?

[A] Sikkim
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Manipur
[D] Himachal Pradesh

6. Which country has recently joined Ashgabat agreement?

[A] India
[B] China
[C] Israel
[D] Iraq

7. Who has been honoured with the 2018 Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman award?

[A] Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
[B] Rahul Sankarnarayan
[C] Shesh Anand Madhukar
[D] Visvanatha Satyanarayana

8. Who has taken charge as the new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army?

[A] J S Sandhu
[B] Anil Chauhan
[C] P S Jain
[D] A K Bhatt

9. Which city is hosting the 2nd edition of Nobel Prize Series-India 2018?

[A] Panaji
[B] Chandigarh
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi

10. Mary Kom has won gold in which weight category at the 2018 India Open boxing Tournament?

[A] 64kg category
[B] 60kg category
[C] 54kg category
[D] 48kg category

11. Srihari Natraj has got gold medal in 100-metre Backstroke category in swimming at the Khelo India School Games. He hails from which state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Karnataka

12. Who has been bestowed with the V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award 2018?

[A] Shatrughan Sinha
[B] Anurag Kashyap
[C] Vishal Bhardwaj
[D] Shyam Benegal

13. Recently the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed a project agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). It is signed for which river?

[A] Narmada
[B] Ganga
[C] Godavari
[D] Kaveri

14. Which country’s team has won the 12th edition of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018?

[A] Australia
[B] New Zealand
[C] West Indies
[D] India

15. Which union minister has launched India’s first sentiment index “CriSidEx”?

[A] Nitin Gadkari
[B] Arun Jaitely
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Sushma Swara

16. Which country has launched the world’s longest zip line?

[A] Oman
[C] France
[D] China

18. The book “Exam Warriors” has been authored by which union minister?

[A] Piyush Goyal
[B] Maneka Gandhi
[C] Prakash Javadekar
[D] Narendra Modi

19. The unique, first-of-its-kind, floating market has come up in which city of West Bengal?

[A] Siliguri
[B] Jalpaiguri
[C] Kolkata
[D] Medinipur

20. Which HRD Ministry-appointed committee is drafting new National Education Policy (NEP)?

[A] Ram Shanker Kureel committee
[B] K Kasturirangan committee
[C] V G S Rathore committee
[D] KJ Alphonse committee

21. In the Union Budget 2018, the Central Government has allocated Rs 48,000 crore for which scheme to encourage farmers for solar farming?

[A] KUSUM scheme
[B] KUTSUB scheme
[C] KUSUN scheme
[D] KUTUB scheme

22. Which of the following state government has launched DASTAK campaign to eradicate deadly Acute    Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanise Encephalitis (JE) disease?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh

23. Which state government has launched the ‘Gobardhan Yojana’ to support farmers?

[A] Assam
[B] Gujarat
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Haryana

24. Which country has successfully launched the world’s smallest rocket to carry tiny satellite into orbit?

[A] China
[B] Japan 
[C] Australia
[D] South Africa

25. The Assam Government has signed MoU with which cab company for a pilot project of app-based river taxi services in Guwahati?

[A] Ola 
[B] Uber
[C] Meru
[D] Carzonrent

26. Which of the following Indian airport has become the world’s busiest single-runway airport?

[A] Indira Gandhi International Airport
[B] Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
[C] Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport 
[D] Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

27. The Ministry of Railways has signed MoU with a Union Ministry to augment services in Railway hospitals. What is the name of that Union Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
[C] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[D] Ministry of AYUSH

28. Which union ministry has launched the Start-up-India ranking framework?

[A] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[B] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[C] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[D] Ministry of Law and Justice

29. What is the current repo rate, according to 6th Bi-monthly Monetary policy statement for 2017-18?

[A] 6.55%
[B] 6.25%
[C] 6.0%
[D] 5.75%

30. NCERT has collaborated with which internet company to teach students digital safety?

[A] Microsoft
[B] Twitter
[C] Facebook
[D] Google

31. Who has become the world’s first female cricketer to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODI)?

[A] Jhulan Goswami
[B] Veda Krishnamurthy
[C] Smriti Mandhana
[D] Neetu David

32. According to Prime Minister’s Research Fellows scheme, how many meritorious students of B.Tech and M.Tech to get fellowship every year?

[A] 2000
[B] 2500
[C] 1000
[D] 1500

33. Which city to host the 6th World Government Summit (WGS-2018)?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Kathmandu
[C] Colombo
[D] Dubai         

34. Which state has topped the overall medal tally at the first-ever Khelo India School Games (KISG2018)?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Maharashtra 
[C] Haryana 
[D] Punjab

35. Which state has topped the Health Index progressive report, which is recently released by NITI Aayog?

[A] Punjab
[B] Kerala 
[C] Uttar Pradesh 
[D] Tamil Nadu

36. Who has been appointed as the first independent female director of International Cricket Council (ICC)?

[A] Indra Nooyi
[B] Archana Bhargava
[C] Tulasi Munda
[D] Tulasi Munda          

37. Who has been chosen for the 2nd edition of Akbar Kakkattil Award 2018?

[A] U K Kumaran
[B] N S Madhvan
[C] T D Ramakrishnan
[D] Subhash Chandran

38. Which city is hosting the 2018 International Conference on Unani Medicine?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Burhanpur
[C] Patna
[D] Kochi           

39. Which Indian personality has been conferred the ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’?

[A] Sushma Swaraj
[B] Lata Mangeshkar
[C] Narendra Modi 
[D] Amitabh Bachchan

40. Which railway zone has become the first Rail Zone in India with 100% LED Lighting at railway stations?

[A] North Eastern Railway
[B] South Central Railway
[C] South Western Railway
[D] North Central Railway

41. Who has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

[A] B Sambamurthy
[B] Dilip Asbe
[C] Biswamohan Mahapatra
[D] Uttam Nayak

42. The Almatti Dam is built on which river in Karnataka?

[A] Krishna River 
[B] Kaveri River 
[C] Godavari River 
[D] Brahmaputra River

43. Which Indian swimmer has become the first Asian to swim across Ocean Seven?

[A] Bhakti Sharma
[B] Ashwin Menon
[C] Rehan Poncha
[D] Rohan More

44. The National Sugar Institute (NSI) is located in which city of Uttar Pradesh?

[A] Lucknow
[B] Kanpur
[C] Agra
[D] Varanasi

45. Who will be the first female Hindu lawmaker in Pakistan since 1947?

[A] Krishna Kumari
[B] Chandra Prabha
[C] Pallavi Lachhani 
[D] Shivani Prasad

46. Which Indian city has been named in the list of 15 wealthiest cities globally, as per latest report by New World Wealth?

[A] Delhi
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Mumbai
[D] Chennai

47. Which of the following is the India’s first online radio station?

[A] Radio Sansar
[B] Radio Umang
[C] Radio Aadhaar
[D] Radio Teacap

48. Who has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Nepal?

[A] Sushil Koirala
[B] Sher Bahadur Deuba
[C] KP Sharma Oli
[D] Khil Raj Regmi

49. Which country to host the World Sustainable Development Summit – 2018?

[A] South Africa
[B] Nepal
[C] Brazil
[D] India

50.The world’s first autonomous pods has launched in which city?

[A] Berlin
[B] Dubai
[C] Paris
[D] New York

51. The Omkareshwar Dam is bulit on which river in Madhya Pradesh?

[A] Son
[B] Narmada
[C] Chambal
[D] Tapti

52. Which city is hosting the India’s biggest international conference on pharmaceutical industry “India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018”?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Pune
[C] Bengaluru
[D] Jaipur

53. The world’s tallest hotel ‘Gevora’ has opened in which city?

[A] Paris
[B] Beijing
[C] Tokyo
[D] Dubai

54. Which country to host 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit?

[A] China
[B] India
[C] Kazakhstan 
[D] Tajikistan

55. Who has inaugurated the 8th edition of Theatre Olympics 2018?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Ram Nath Kovind
[C] M Venkaiah Naidu
[D] Sumitra Mahajan

56. Who has been conferred with the 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018?

[A] Jackie Shroff
[B] Asha Bhosle
[C] Poonam Dhillon
[D] David Dhawan

57. Which state is hosting the National Banana Festival (NBF) 2018?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Odisha
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

58. Which city is hosting the World Congress on Information Technology?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Patna
[C] Hyderabad
[D] New Delhi

59. Which state to have India’s first artificial intelligence centre?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

60. The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and UK’s Natural History Museum (NHM) have signed pact for cooperation in the field of genetic/taxonomic studies. Where is the headquarters of BSI?

[A] Pune
[B] Kochi
[C] Kolkata
[D] Chennai

61. Which of the following start-ups has been recognized as the Startup of the Year 2017?

[A] Stacks
[B] Milkbasket
[C] Vahdam Teas
[D] WishBerry

62. Which country to host global World Environment Day (WED-2018) celebrations?

[A] India
[B] China
[C] South Africa
[D] Brazil

63. Which union minister has launched New Swajal Project in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Maneka Gandhi
[C] Uma Bharati
[D] Arun Jaitely

64. Which country has recently declared to impose a ‘carbon tax’ from 2019 to cut its greenhouse gas emissions?

[A] India
[B] Singapore
[C] Malaysia
[D] Japan

65. Which committee has been constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to look into bank frauds?

[A] Y H Malegam committee
[B] A.K. Misra committee
[C] Nandkumar Saravade committee
[D] S Raman committee

66. Which telecom company has signed pact with Japan’s NTT AT for futuristic technologies & 5G test?

[A] Vodafone
[B] Idea
[C] Reliance

67. Which country is hosting the 22nd edition of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT-2018)?

[A] Brazil
[B] United States
[C] India
[D] Japan

68. Which city is hosting the 2018 Sanskriti Mahotsav ‘Swachhagrah – Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali”?

[A] Hyderabad
[B] Varanasi
[C] Patna
[D] Shillong

69. The Union Cabinet has approved Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel as part of ‘Chardham Mahamarg Pariyojana’. In which state the tunnel is located?

[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Punjab

70. What is the India’s rank in the global Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2017, which is recently released by the Transparency International (TI)?

[A] 76th
[B] 93rd
[C] 55th
[D] 81st

71. Avani Chaturvedi has become the first Indian woman to fly fighter aircraft solo. She hails from which state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan

72. The 6th edition of annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti-2018’ has started between India and which country?

[A] Indonesia
[B] Brazil
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Myanmar

73. Which state government has recently made vaccinations compulsory for school admissions?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Punjab
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Kerala

74. The Telangana government has signed a technology partnership agreement with which country at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2018?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Taiwan
[C] Japan
[D] Australia

75. Which country to host the 23rd edition of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT-2019)?

[A] Mexico
[B] Brazil
[C] Canada
[D] Armenia

76. Aruna Budda Reddy hails from which city who has created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup?

[A] Kochi
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Chennai
[D] Kolkata

77. The Indian Navy will host the multi-national MILAN series of exercises in which state/UT?

[A] Daman & Diu
[B] Gujarat
[C] West Bengal
[D] Andaman and Nicobar islands

78. TSR Subramanian, who passed away recently, was the well-known former secretary in which of the following department of India?

[A] Secretary-General of the Lok Sabha
[B] National Security Adviser
[C] Cabinet Secretary of India
[D] Secretary-General of the Rajya Sabha

79. What is the theme of the 21st National conference on e-Governance 2018?

[A] Internet of Things and e-Governance
[B] Technology for Accelerating Development
[C] Artificial Intelligence & e-Governance
[D] Technology for Humankind

80. The Jawahar Sagar Dam is built across which river in Rajasthan?

[A] Tapti river
[B] Chambal river
[C] Narmada river
[D] Son river

81. The Union Government has launched 2nd project of Swajal Yojana in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Chattisgarh
[D] Gujarat

82. CSIR has Recently  signed MoU with IORA to designate CIMAP as coordinating center on medicinal plants. Where is the headquarters of Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP)?

[A] Lucknow
[B] Jaipur
[C] Bhopal
[D] Delhi

83. Who led the Indian delegation at the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM)?

[A] Satya Pal Singh

[B] Manoj Sinha
[C] Mahesh Sharma
[D] Jitendra Singh

84. The Central Institute of Psychiatry is located in which city?

[A] Shimla
[B] Pune
[C] Ranchi
[D] Kolkata

85. What is the theme of the 2018 National Science Day (NSD)?

[A] Science for Nation Building
[B] Scientific Issues for Development of the Nation
[C] Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future
[D] Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons

86. Which of the followings state cricket team has won the 2018 Vijay Hazare trophy?

[A] Saurashtra
[B] Karnataka
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Hyderabad

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