Current Affairs For AIIMS (March 2018)
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MARCH 2018


1. India has a test-fired Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert condition. The Nag missile has been developed by which Indian organisation?




[D] All of the above

2. The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of NFRA to oversee auditors. What does ‘NFRA’ stands for?

[A] National Fund Reporting Authority

[B] National Financial Reporting Authority

[C] National Finance Reporting Authority

[D] National File Reporting Authority

3. The world’s largest solar park has launched in which state?

[A] Odisha

[B] Madhya Pradesh

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Karnataka

4. Manu Bhaker hails from which Indian state who won gold in 10m air pistol women event at the 2018 ISSF World Cup in Mexico.

[A] Punjab

[B] Madhya Pradesh

[C] Karnataka

[D] Haryana

5. Who has won the best actress award at the 90th Academy Awards 2018?

[A] Allison Janney

[B] Sally Hawkins

[C] Frances McDormand

[D] Saoirse Ronan

6. India has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which countries for civil nuclear cooperation?

[A] USA & Nepal

[B] Japan & Myanmar

[C] Russia & Bangladesh

[D] Germany & Sri Lanka

7. Which state government has launched the free sanitary napkin scheme ‘Khushi’ for girl students across the state?

[A] Punjab

[B] Kerala

[C] Karnataka

[D] Odisha

8. Rashid Khan has become the youngest captain in international cricket history. He belong to which country?

[A] Nepal

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Afghanistan

[D] Sri Lanka

9. Neiphiu Rio will be new Chief Minister of Nagaland. He is MP from which Lok Sabha constituency?

[A] Kiphire

[B] Peren

[C] Nagaland

[D] Noklak

10. India’s first helicopter-taxi service has launched in which city?

[A] Bengaluru

[B] Kochi

[C] New Delhi

[D] Kolkata

11. The 29th edition of the world-famous International Yoga Festival (IYF-2018) was held in which Indian state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh

[B] Uttarakhand

[C] Jharkhand

[D] Madhya Pradesh

12. What is the India’s rank in the world in terms of military power, as per Global Fire Power Index (GFPI-2017)?

[A] 8th

[B] 6th

[C] 4th

[D] 5th

13. Which country will become the world’s first country to issue digital legal tender “Sovereign”?

[A] Kiribati

[B] Fiji

[C] Marshall Islands

[D] Nauru

14. On the occasion of 2018 International Women’s Day, Which platform has been launched by the Union Government?

[A] Women Entrepreneurship Platform

[B] Women Combat Platform

[C] Women Power Platform

[D] Women Literacy Platform

15. What is the theme of the 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD)?

[A] Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

[B] Equality for Women is Progress for All

[C] Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives

[D] Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality

16. Who has become the first-ever Indian architect to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize?

[A] Chitra Vishwanath

[B] Raj Rewal

[C] Balkrishna Doshi

[D] Hafeez Contractor

17. Which football club has clinched the I-League title (2017-18)?

[A] Churchill Brothers

[B] Gokulam Kerala

[C] Minerva Punjab

[D] Indian Arrows

18. The Mundra Thermal Power Station (MTPS) is located in which state?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Gujarat

[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Kerala

19.  Which state government has started Asmita Yojana to provide sanitary napkins at subsidised rates?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Gujarat

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Karnataka

20. The famous sufi singe Pyare Lal Wadali, who passed away, belonged to which state?

[A] Odisha

[B] Punjab

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Uttar Pradesh

21. Who has been sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Tripura?

[A] Biplab Kumar Deb

[B] Prabhash K Devvarman

[C] Pradyot Kishore Manikya

[D] Jishnu Debbarma

22. Which country to host the first-ever International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit?

[A] Bangladesh

[B] Germany

[C] India

[D] France

23. From the followings which has become the India’s first Union territory to run completely on solar power?

[A] Chandigarh

[B] Diu

[C] Lakshadweep

[D] Andaman and Nicobar Islands

24. Which country’s hockey team has won the 27th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah cup 2018?

[A] New Zealand

[B] Australia

[C] Argentina

[D] England

25. Which of the following countries have co-chaired the first founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA-2018)?

[A] India and Bangladesh

[B] India and Russia

[C] India and France

[D] India and Germany

26.  Which state government has launched India’s first state-led incubator for women entrepreneurs “WE-Hub”?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Telangana

[C] Kerala

[D] Odisha

27.  Which online payment service provider has become the official umpire partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for 5 years?

[A] PhonePe

[B] Flipkart

[C] JioMoney

[D] Paytm

28. Which union minister has been given additional charge of the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation?

[A] Prakash Javadekar

[B] Suresh Prabhu

[C] Narendra Singh Tomar

[D] D. V. Sadananda Gowda

29. The first-ever crime-free zone along the international border between India and which county has launched?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] Bhutan

[C] Myanmar

[D] Bangladesh

30. The Union Government has launched TB-free India Campaign from which city to eradicate TB from India by 2025?

[A] Lucknow

[B] Varanasi

[C] New Delhi

[D] Gandhi Nagar

31. India’s first national coastal policing academy has set up in which district of Gujarat?

[A] Ahmedabad

[B] Gir Somnath

[C] Devbhumi Dwarka

[D] Junagadh

32. Who is the newly elected President of Nepal?

[A] Bidya Devi Bhandari

[B] Kumari Laxmi Rai

[C] Ram Baran Yadav

[D] Bhimsen Thapa

33. India’s tallest Flag has been unfurled in which city of Karnataka?

[A] Belagavi

[B] Bengaluru

[C] Ballari

[D] Bidar

34. President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat in which country?

[A] Madagascar [

B] Sri Lanka

[C] South Africa

[D] Mauritius

35. Stephen Hawking, the legendary theoretical physicist has passed away. He belonged to which country?

[A] United States

[B] France

[C] United Kingdom

[D] Germany

36. A committee will be constituted by the Haryana government to find solution to polluted water flowing in Yamuna River. which is that committee from the followings?

[A] Ram Bilas Sharma committee

[B] Om Parkash Dhankhar committee

[C] Krishan Lal Panwar committee

[D] Narbir Singh committee

37. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has been awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017. The headquarters of ICMR is located in which city?

[A] Kolkata

[B] New Delhi

[C] Kochi

[D] Kanpur

38. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 19, as per World Bank’s latest report “India Development Update – India’s Growth Story”?

[A] 8.0%

[B] 6.6%

[C] 7.5%

[D] 7.3%

 39. A coded drug AYUSH QOL-2C for cancer patients has been developed by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS). Where is the headquarters of CCRAS?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Pune

[C] Varanasi

[D] Imphal

40. Who has been named as the ‘Cricketer of the Year’ in the 6th edition of Wisden India Almanack 2018?

[A] Suresh Raina

[B] MS Dhoni

[C] Virat Kohli

[D] KL Rahul

41. India’s first cloned Assamese buffalo male calf ‘Sach-Gaurav’ has born in which state?

[A] Assam

[B] Punjab

[C] Haryana

[D] Uttar Pradesh

42. Where is the headquarters of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which has recently partnered with civil aviation ministry in India?

[A] France

[B] Canada

[C] Russia

[D] Germany

43. Which state is hosting the 105th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC-2018)?

[A] Tripura

[B] Manipur

[C] Mizoram

[D] Nagaland

44.  Which state has become the first Indian state to conduct a household survey exclusively to estimate the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) at the state and district levels?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Kerela

[C] Odisha

[D] Karnataka

45. Which Indian para-athlete has recently secured the No. 1 rank in Asia in F53 Javelin category?

[A] Rinku Hooda

[B] Deepa Malik

[C] Karamjyoti Dalal

[D] Pooja Khanna

46. Which city is hosting the Informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting?

[A] Mysuru

[B] Lucknow

[C] New Delhi

[D] Bhopal

47. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched the women’s singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior Badminton tournament 2018?

[A] Pallavi Bikash Boruah

[B] Purva Barve

[C] Nikita Madaan

[D] Sonam Patil

48. Which cricket team has won the Irani Trophy cricket tournament 2018?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Rest of India

[C] Vidarbha

[D] Madhya Pradesh

49. The first phase of Indo-French joint naval exercise ‘Varuna 2018’ has started in which state?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Kerala

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Goa

50. The international Yoga Fest 2018 will be organised by which union ministry?

[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development

[B] Ministry of Home Affairs

[C] Ministry of AYUSH

[D] Ministry of Water Resources

51. With which states, NITI Aayog has recently released SATH-Education roadmaps 2018-2020 in partnership?

[A] Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha

[B] Maharashtra, Odisha and Rajasthan

[C] Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal

[D] Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram

52. The first-ever India-Japan Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction has started in which city?

[A] Gandhinagar

[B] Varanasi

[C] New Delhi

[D] Indore 

53. Which of the following union ministry is organising the first-ever National workshop on Poshan Abhiyaan in New Delhi?

[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development

[B] Ministry of Women and Child Development

[C] Ministry of Labour and Employment

[D] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

54. Which state is hosting the 7th edition of the Women Science Congress (WSC-2018)?

[A] West Bengal

[B] Punjab

[C] Manipur

[D] Haryana

55. The Government of India (GoI) has approved to set up a Plastic Park in which district of Jharkhand? [A] Jamtara

[B] Godda

[C] Deoghar

[D] Sahebganj

56. Which country hosted the first G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of 2018?

[A] India

[B] Germany

[C] Argentina .

[D] France

57. What is the theme of the 2018 World Water Day (WWD)?

[A] Why Waste Water?

[B] Nature for Water

[C] Water is Life

[D] Better Water, Better Jobs

58. The Union Government has decided to declare 2018 as National Year of which of the following commodities?

[A] Rice

[B] Wheat

[C] Pulses

[D] Millets

59. Which state government has observed martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru as ‘Youth Empowerment Day’?

[A] Uttar Pradesh

[B] Chattisgarh

[C] Punjab

[D] West Bengal

60. Which state government has declared Jackfruit as official fruit of the state?

[A] Odisha

[B] Nagaland

[C] Kerala

[D] Tripura

61. An Indian sportsperson has been named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Who is that Indian sportsperson?

[A] Chinnaswamy Muniyappa

[B] Subrata Paul

[C] Suranjoy Singh

[D] P V Sindhu

62. An Indian shooter has bagged gold in the women’s 10-metre Air Pistol Individual event at the 2018 ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney? What is the name of that Indian Shooter?

[A] Mahima Agrawal

[B] Manu Bhaker

[C] Zeena Khitta

[D] Elavenil Valarivan

63. What is the theme of the 2018 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD)?

[A] Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world

[B] Gear up to end TB

[C] Transforming the fight

[D] I am stopping TB

64. The world’s longest sandstone cave has discovered in which state of India?

[A] Meghalaya

[B] Karnataka

[C] Arunachal Pradesh

[D] Mizoram

65. Which of the following has become the North India’s first city to install digital automatic speed gun cameras for traffic management?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Chandigarh

[C] Shimla

[D] Ranchi

66. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched an initiative ‘Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar’ in which city?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Ranchi

[C] Guwahati

[D] Hyderabad

67. Under which union ministry in New Delhi, the 2018 National Conference on Down Syndrome was organised

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs

[B] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

[C] Ministry of Rural Development

[D] Ministry of Minority Affairs

68. Who has been nominated as India’s representative to Executive Board of UNESCO?

[A] J S Rajput

[B] Ravish Kumar

[C] Suraj Gupta [

D] Priyank Sen 

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