Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018 March Quiz Set - 6

  • 1. President Ram Nath Kovind visited Varanasi on a one-day visit to Uttar Pradesh. During his visit, he laid the foundation stone of how many projects of the National Highway Authority of India?
   A.) One
   B.) Two
   C.) Three
   D.) Four

Answer: Option 'A'

One

  • 2. SACF, a London based organization has received the Frederick Pincott Award for 2017 from the Indian High Commissioner, Y K Sinha for promoting Hindi cinema in Britain for the last 18 years. SACF Stands for _______________.
   A.) South Asian Cinematography Foundation
   B.) Southern Atlantic Cinema Foundation
   C.) South Asian Cinema Foundation
   D.) South Atlantic Cinematography Foundation

Answer: Option 'C'

South Asian Cinema Foundation

  • 3. The government of India has come out with the total number of beggars in the country. Name the state that has the maximum number of Beggars as per the data, based on 2011 census released by Union ministry of Social Justice.
   A.) Uttar Pradesh
   B.) Bihar
   C.) West Bengal
   D.) Jharkhand

Answer: Option 'C'

West Bengal

  • 4. The Headquarter of Equitas Small Finance Bank is in ____________.
   A.) Bengaluru
   B.) Chennai
   C.) Jaipur
   D.) New Delhi

Answer: Option 'B'

The Part-time Chairman of Equitas Small Finance Bank is Mr. Arun Ramanathan and it Headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  • 5. Name one of the oldest cities of India that has recently gone 'wireless'.
   A.) Varanasi
   B.) Pushkar
   C.) Patna
   D.) Allahabad

Answer: Option 'A'

Eighty-six years after the city got electricity, overhead power cables in world's oldest city 'Varanasi ' is being dismantled after a project to lay underground lines over 16 sq-km has been finally completed.

  • 6. Name the SFB that has launched a new ‘Yellow Army Savings Account’ to increase its customer base through its association with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
   A.) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
   B.) Equitas Small Finance Bank
   C.) ESAF Small Finance Bank
   D.) AU Small Finance Bank

Answer: Option 'B'

​Equitas Small Finance Bank

  • 7. Name the Formula 1 Driver who won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix 2018.
   A.) Valtteri Bottas
   B.) Sebastian Vettel
   C.) Nico Rosberg
   D.) Kimi Raikkonen

Answer: Option 'B'

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix after leapfrogging Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) during a safety car period.

  • 8. The Government of India has decided to nominate _____________ as India’s representative to the Executive Board (EXB) of UNESCO.
   A.) Dr. R S Kamath
   B.) Prof. J S Rajput
   C.) Dr. Prasoon Pandey
   D.) Prof. Kamal Narowala

Answer: Option 'B'

Prof. J S Rajput

  • 9. The India U-16 team emerged champions in the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament. It has defeated the U-17 team of ___________.
   A.) Bangladesh
   B.) Hong Kong
   C.) China
   D.) Japan

Answer: Option 'B'

The India U-16 team emerged champions in the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament with a victory over Hong Kong U-17 in the final in Hong Kong. The tournament was an U-17 event where India fielded their U-16 National Team.

  • 10. Name the cueist who has recently won Asian Billiards Championships title 2018 in Yangon, Myanmar. 
   A.) B Bhaskar
   B.) Anuja Thakur
   C.) Pankaj Advani
   D.) Chitra Magimairaj

Answer: Option 'C'

Pankaj Advani defended his Asian Billiards Championships title by demolishing his practice partner B Bhaskar 6-1 in the summit clash in Yangon, Myanmar. With this win, Advani remains the reigning Indian, Asian and world champion in billiards for 2017-18.