Shine India Current Affairs 2018 - Study Material - Static GK

  • 1. Which state Government will set up a Transgender Welfare Board for the first time?
A.) Maharashtra
B.) Madhya Pradesh
C.) Gujarat
D.) Rajasthan

Answer: Option 'A'

Maharashtra Minister of state for Social Justice Dilip Kamble has stated that Maharashtra State Government will set up a Transgender Welfare Board in a month’s time. Board’s primary task will be to look after education, employment, housing, and health schemes for transgenders and also to protect their Constitutional and human rights. Maharashtra will thus become the first Indian state to have such a board. It is to be noted that Maharashtra State Government has made a provision of Rs 5 crore for welfare of the Transgender community. Responsibility of setting up of the board and implementing welfare schemes for transgender community has been entrusted on Maharashtra State Social Justice department.

  • 2. Which naval ship is Third Scorpene Class Submarine Launched By Indian Navy ?
A.) INS Karanj
B.) INS Satpura
C.) INS Kolkata 
D.) INS Betwa

Answer: Option 'A'

​INS Karanj

  • 3. Under which scheme Toilet facilities are provided at 192 toll plazas so far?
A.) Swachh Bharat Mission
C.) Atal pension yojana
D.) Swachh Bharat Yojana

Answer: Option 'A'

​Swachh Bharat Mission

  • 4. How many crores did AAI allocates nearly for upgradation of airports in North East region?
A.) 4,500
B.) 3,300
C.) 6,500
D.) 8,500

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 5. Who pitches for simultaneous elections recently?
A.) A.President Ram Nath Kovind
B.) Shri Narayana Swamy
C.) Shri Naresh iyer
D.) Shri Suresh Rajan

Answer: Option 'A'

President Ram Nath Kovind pitches for simultaneous elections recently.