MCQs on Current Affairs for Competitive Exams

Q2. What is the name of the application of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for FASTag users?
a) India FASTag
b) Fast FASTag
c) My FASTag
d) Naya FASTag
Answer: C

Q3. Who is the Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)?
a) G Rohini
b) Bhagwan Lal Sahni
c) Banwari Lal Purohit
d) A K Sikri
Answer: B

Q4. Which herb is being cultivated in Jammu as part of the Aroma Mission?
a) Lavender
b) Parsley
c) Mint
d) Basil
Answer: A

Q5. Where is the headquarters of ICRISAT situated?
a) Hyderabad
b) Chennai
c) Mumbai
d) Bangalore
Answer: A

Q6. What is the interest rate on employees’ provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2020-21?
a) 7.4%
b) 8.5%
C) 8.1%
d) 6.1%
Answer: B

Q7. Which day of the year is celebrated as World Cities Day?
a) October 29
b) October 28
C) October 30
d) October 31
Answer: D

Q8. Which player has won the 2021 MotoGP World Champion?
a) Francesco Bagnaia
b) Pol Espargaro
c) Marc Marquez
d) Fabio Quartararo
Answer: D

Q9. The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is marked in India to mark the birth anniversary of which leader?
a) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
b) Subhas Chandra Bose
c) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Answer: D

Q10. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Matosinhos Manifesto’
A. The scheme is the brainchild of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
B. The manifesto aims to accelerate the use of space in the United States to tackle the urgent and unprecedented challenges faced by its citizens.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
a) A only
b) B only
c) Neither A nor B
d) Both A and B
Answer: C

Q12. Pakke Tiger Reserve is located in which of the following states?
a) West Bengal
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Tripura
d) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: B

Q13. Maitree maritime exercise, is held between India and which one of the following

a) Nepal
b) Sri Lanka
c) Thailand
d) Bangladesh
Answer C

Q14. M87 sometimes seen in the news is a?
a) Supermassive black hole
b) World’s fastest supercomputer
c) A near-earth asteroid
d) A COIVD variant
Answer: A

Q15. Which of the following conducts the All India Survey on Domestic Workers?
a) Labour Bureau
b) NITI Aayog
c) Dept of Economic Affairs
d) NSO
Answer: A

Q16. Who among the following gave Rani Title to Gaindinliu?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Subhash Chandra Bose
c) Jawaharlal Nehru
d) Rabindranath Tagore
Answer: C

Q17. Which of the following organizations launched Bharat Gaurav Scheme?
a) Indian Railways
b) Archaeological Survey of India
d) Department of Tourism
Answer: A

Q18. Recently, Mount Harriet is rechristened as Mount Manipur is located in?
a) Andaman & Nicobar
b) Lakshadweep
c) Manipur
d) Nagaland
Answer: A

Q19. Who is the Chief of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill 2019?
a) V Muraleedharan
b) N Ravi
c) P P Chaudhary
d) S Jaishankar
Answer: C

Q20. Which country has signed a key deal in a nuclear submarine alliance, with the USA and the UK?
a) France
b) Australia
c) Italy
d) Israel
Answer: B

Q21. Which institute has demonstrated the conversion of Nitrogen Generators into Oxygen generators?
a) IISC Bangalore
b) IIT Bombay
c) IIT Madras
d) IIT Guwahati
Answer: B

Q22. For the crop year 2021-22, what is the food grain production target fixed by the Government of India?
a) 201.31 million tonnes
b) 307.31 million tonnes
c) 405.71 million tonnes
d) 500 million tonnes
Answer: B

Q23. Which country holds the world record in the mixed 4x100m medley relay?
a) India
b) Britain
c) the USA
d) China
Answer: B

Q24. Which country has taken over the UN Security Council Presidency for August?
a) Germany
b) France
c) the United Kingdom
d) India
Answer: D

Q25. Which technology company has launched the ‘Creator education program’ in India?
a) Amazon
b) Facebook
c) Microsoft
d) Google
Answer: B

Q26. In which year UPI was launched by the NPCI in India?
a) 2010
b) 2013
c) 2016
d) 2018
Answer: C

Q27. When is World Habitat Day observed every year?
a) First Monday of October
b) First Sunday of October
c) Last Sunday of September
d) Last Saturday of September
Answer: A

Q28. Which city has topped the SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22?
a) Kochi
b) Shimla
c) Panaji
d) Pune
Answer: B

Q29. Which web series won the Best Drama award at the International Emmy Awards 2021?
a) Tehran
b) Arya
c) Call My Agent- S.4
d) Serious Men
Answer: A

Q30. Indian Railways is planning to launch which new train to boost tourism?
a) Bharat Gaurav
b) Sampoorna Kranti
c) Paryatan Gaurav
d) Bharat Paryatan
Answer: A

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