Current Affairs March 2017 [2]

[11] With which BRICS country India has signed Social Security Agreement in March 2017?

[A] Brazil

[B] Russia

[C] China

[D] South Africa



[12] Who is the new chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC)?

[A] S Masood Husain

[B] N.K Mathur

[C] Akhil Kumar

[D] Narendra Kumar



[13] What is Al Nagah-Ii 2017?

[A] Joint army exercise between India and Israel

[B] Joint army exercise between India and Saudi Arabia

[C] Joint army exercise between India and Qatar

[D] Joint army exercise between India and Oman



[14] Who has become India’s 46th grandmaster by beating David Anton Guijarro at the Sharjah Masters 2017?

[A] Rucha Pujari

[B] Srinath Narayanan

[C] Harika Dronavalli

[D] Pentala Harikrishna



[15] India has signed its first loan agreement with the New Development Bank (NDB) of BRICS countries. In which state the loan is to be used to develop and upgrade district roads?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Madhya Pradesh

[C] Sikkim

[D] Bihar



[16] Which committee was constituted by the government for enhancement of combat capabilities of Armed Forces?

[A] N.K. Singh Committe

[B] D.B. Shetkar committee

[C] Kewal Kumar Sharma Committee

[D] Timothy Gonsalves Committee



[17] What is the ranking of India in World Happiness Report 2017?

[A] 96

[B] 113

[C] 122

[D] 142



[18] What is the ranking of India according to 2017 Women in Politics Map report?

[A] 123rd

[B] 135th

[C] 148th

[D] 156th



[19] Which states have decided to conduct a synchronised elephant census between May 9 and 12?

[A] Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand

[B] Odisha, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

[C] Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

[D] Maharashtra, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand



[20] The world’s oldest aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, which was in service with the Indian Navy, was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on March 6, 2017.

Which of the following is true about INS Viraat?

[1] INS Viraat has spent 30 years in the Indian Navy and 27 years in the Royal Navy.

[2] INS Viraat holds the world record as mentioned in the Guinness Book of records for being the longest serving warship of the world.

[3] INS Viraat played a major role in Operation Jupiter in 1989 during the Sri Lankan Peacekeeping operation.

Answer options:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 1 and 3 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3