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National and International Current Affairs Questions for Competitive Exams 2018 – March

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National and International Current Affairs Questions for Competitive Exams

National Current Affairs 2018 Questions and Answers

The national current affairs 2018 questions involve the news updates in India level happenings of different states in India on different issues on latest current affairs topics

Which state government has launched the 24-hour helpline number for providing free information and guidance on education for the students?

Important GK notes:

Capital: Chennai
Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Governor: Banwarilal Purohit (New).

Which airports topped the list of Airport Service Quality Awards 2017, As per Airports Council International (ACI)?
Delhi and Mumbai Airports.
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

The Odisha state has launched mobile video vans under which scheme to enhance rural development activities?
‘Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’

Odisha Capital: Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik
Governor: Dr. S.C. Jamir.

According to IEA Report, Carbon emmissions in 2017 are risen to __________ gigatonnes.

Name the campaign that has received the top 2018 PR Week US Award under the category of the public cause?
We are Sikhs

The 5th Indian Maize Summit 2018 was hosted recently in New Delhi. Which organization was organized that summit?
FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Chairman: Rashesh Shah.
Headquarters: New Delhi, India.

Which public sector organization has initiated a pilot project to provide doorstep delivery of diesel in Pune, Maharashtra for the first time?
IOC (Indian Oil Corporation).
Chairman: B Ashok
Headquarters: New Delhi.

Which state cabinet approved death penalty for rapists of below 12 years girls?

Important GK Notes:
Capital: Chandigarh,
Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar,
Governor: Kaptan Singh Solanki.
National parks located in Haryana: Sultanpur National park, Kalesar National Park.

Name the naval exercise recently conducted by eastern naval command.

Name the scheme which was launched by The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for betterment in the quality of maternity care in labor room and maternity operation theatre?
‘LaQshya program’
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister: JP Nadda.

The central government has proposed a scheme to tackle Delhi’s pollution of ____________ worth.
Rs. 1200 crore

The union commerce ministry has removed Export duty on exports of which of the product?

Which state government has launches ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’ programme, a village welfare scheme?
Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik

Recently Madya Pradesh state govt. has initiated a fund scheme to provide pension to the unmarried women above 50 years. Name that scheme.
‘Mukhyamantri Mahila Kosh’.

Notes: Capital of Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal,
Chief Minister: Shivraj Singh Chouhan,
Governor: Anandiben Patel.
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The union government has proposed a steering committee on Financial Technology (Fintech) space in India, who is the chairman of that committee?
Subhash Chandra Garg.

In which state the world’s largest solar park named as ‘Shakti Sthala’ was launched?

Which union ministry has launched ‘Sukhad Yatra’ app?
Road Transport & Highways. (Union minister: Nitin Gadkari).

Which state government imposes a ban on plastic carry bags and some plastic items?

Which state government has partnered with Wikipedia for promoting the Marathi language?

Capital: Mumbai
Chief Minister: Devendra Fadnavis
Governor: C. Vidyasagar Rao

International Current Affairs 2018 Questions and Answers

These are the important current affairs on international matters in questions and answers format. These international current affairs questions help the students in their preparation for competitive exams.

Which country has become India’s primary supplier of Oil?

GA Notes:

Capital: Baghdad,
Currency: Dinar
Prime Minister: Haider Jawad Kadhim al-Abadi
President: Fuad Masum

Which gulf country has allowed women to join in the military for the first time?
Saudi Arabiya.

Important Gk Notes:
Capital: Riyadh
Currency: Saudi Riyal
King: Mohammad bin Salman


Recently ‘Vision for Future’ programme was held at New Delhi on completion of 70 years relations between India with which nation?

Name the bilateral maritime exercise started by India navy and France navy?

Which Country launches its own space agency – ‘Hellenic Space Organization‘?

Which country has deferred the border agreement to be signed with India?

Who is the current president of France who came to India on the 4-day visit?
Emmanuel Macron

India’s border with which country has become a ‘crime-free zone’:


Capital: Dhaka
Currency: Bangladeshi Taka
Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina
President: Abdul Hamid

India and Vietnam signed MoU in the areas of trade, agriculture, and atomic energy. Who is the current president of Vietnam?
Tran Dai Quang.

Capital: Hanoi, Currency: Vietnamese dong.


The world’s first legal tender cryptocurrency launched in which country?
Marshall Islands

Capital: Majuro,
Currency: United States dollar
Prime Minister: Stefen Lofven.

Name the magazine which was launched by the union minister Dr. Jitender Singh to socialize India-Israel relations.
Namaste Shlom

Important GK Notes:
Prime Minister: Benjamin Netanyahu
President: Reuven Rivlin
Capital: Jerusalem
Currency: Shekel
India has signed MoU with which country on Water Conservation campaign?
GK Notes: Capital: Jerusalem
Currency: Israeli new shekel
President: Reuven Rivlin
Prime Minister: Benjamin Netanyahu.

India and Jordan signed 12 agreements in different sectors. Who is the King of Jordan?

Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein.

Which country announces to withdraw from ICC (International Criminal Court)?
The Philippines.

Which airline manufacturer contract with TAL manufacturing solutions to manufacturing beams for its 787-9/10 dream-liners in Nagpur?

India has signed DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement to curb tax evasion and promote the flow of investment with which country?

Hongkong ( Capital: ?Hong Kong, Currency: ?Hong Kong Dollar)

Which city is hosting the 13th edition of the joint military exercise of Nepal and India named ‘Surya Kiran’?
Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

GK Notes:

Chief minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor: Krishan Kant Paul
Capital: Dehradun

Name the country that has built the world’s fastest hypersonic wind tunnel to develop spaceplanes.

Important GK notes:
Capital: Beijing
Currency: Renminbi
Prime Minister of China: Li Keqiang
President of China: Xi Jinping

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