Politics – Current Affairs Quiz

Politics – Current Affairs Quiz

1. Which Union Minister launched the mobile app of (MHA) Grievances Redressal Mobile Application and Border Security Force (BSF)?
 
 
 
 

2. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the eighth conference of head of missions in ________.
 
 
 
 

3. Who launched Vidya - Veerta Abhiyan to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers?
 
 
 
 

4. Who is appointed as a chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament?
 
 
 
 

5. Leena Nair is appointed as the secretary in the ministry of _____________.
 
 
 
 

6. Union Minister for Urban development and housing M. Venkaiah Naidu launched which of the following app with MSEFC portal?
 
 
 
 

7. The Union Government has launched RUSA portal to act as a one-stop for States' Higher Education Plans. What does 'RUSA' stands for?
 
 
 
 

8. Which union ministry has launched nation-wide training programme for Elected Women representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats?
 
 
 
 

9. Devineni Rajshekhar, the former Minister of Andhra Pradesh has passed away. He was associated with which political party?
 
 
 
 

10. Which committee has been constituted by the Union Government to examine the existing framework with regard to Virtual Currencies?
 
 
 
 

11. Which port has topped the list in the first-ever ranking of the ports on Sanitation Parameters under the Union Ministry of Shipping?
 
 
 
 

12. Akhilesh Das Gupta, the former Union Minister has passed away. He was associated with which political party?
 
 
 
 

13. Which committee has been constituted by the Union government to monitor the regional air connectivity scheme "UDAN"?
 
 
 
 

14. The Union government will launch "SAMPADA Scheme" for which sector?
 
 
 
 

15. Former Union Minister, Akhilesh Das Gupta passed away in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on 12 April 2017, after suffering from a heart attack. Which party did he serve under in the
government?
 
 
 
 

16. Which city is hosting the 2017 National Children's Film Festival (NCFF)?
 
 
 
 

17. An exhibition titled 'Swachhagraha - Bapu Ko Karyanjali' has inaugurated in which city to mark 100 years of the historic Champaran Satyagraha?
 
 
 
 

18. The Union Government has launched CPS programme to deal with autonomous unmanned vehicles. What does 'CPS' stands for?
 
 
 
 

19. Which committee has been formed by the Uttar Pradesh Government to implement farm loan waiver decision?
 
 
 
 

20. The Union government has decided to revive 40-year-old North Koel Irrigation project to resolve water problems in which two states?
 
 
 
 

21. Union Government signed USD 350 million loan agreement with which financial organisation for road projects in Madhya Pradesh?
 
 
 
 

22. Which union minister has launched PowerTex India scheme to boost powerloom sector?
 
 
 
 

23. The Union Government has sanctioned Rs 98.35 Cr for the development of a Heritage Circuit in which Indian state?
 
 
 
 

24. The Union government has launched a new comprehensive scheme to boost the development of which sector?
 
 
 
 

25. As per union government the number of the personnel opting for Voluntary Retirement Service (VRS) in central paramilitary forces rose to around what percent in year 2016-17 as
compared to 2015-16.
 
 
 
 

26. The Union Cabinet approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) with this country recently.
 
 
 
 

27. The Union Government lowered interest rates on Small Savings Scheme by
 
 
 
 

28. The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a new Air Services Agreement with this country recently.
 
 
 
 

29. Which union ministry has launched an online film certification system "e-Cinepramaan" to promote transparency and ease of doing business?
 
 
 
 

30. Rana Kanwar Pal was elected as the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of
 
 
 
 

31. It is on this subject the Law Commission of India submitted its 267th report to the Union Government.
 
 
 
 

32. The Union Cabinet approved four GST related bill recently. Identify which of the following is not one of them.
 
 
 
 

33. The Lok Sabha recently passed the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016. It will replace which of the following Acts?
 
 
 
 

34. The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved winding up of CHBL and ICBL recently. Both of these organizations were engaged in
 
 
 
 

35. Which Indian political leader has been named among the probable contenders for Times 100 most influential people in the world list 2017?
 
 
 
 

36. The Rajya Sabha passed the Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to replace
 
 
 
 

37. The Union Government formally transferred ownership of Indu Mills land to this State Government for the construction of Ambedkar Memorial.
 
 
 
 

38. The Union Government sought apology from this media agency before the Supreme Court for violating the telecast norms during the Pathankot terror in 2016.
 
 
 
 

39. Which union minister has launched an integrated grievances redressal platform "MoPNG e Seva" for Petroleum and Gas related queries?
 
 
 
 

40. The United Nations Human Rights Council has granted which country a two-year extension to probe into the alleged war crimes committed during civil war?
 
 
 
 

41. The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched a Coffee Table Book titled '50 Years - The Great Indian Milk Revolution.' Who of the following is handling
ministry?
 
 
 
 

42. The Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU signed in the field of Cyber Security. The MoU was signed with which of the following countries?
 
 
 
 

43. Which union ministry has organized the 5th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2017?
 
 
 
 

44. As per an announcement by the Union Government, India's nuclear power generation capacity will be tripled by
 
 
 
 

45. The Union Government unveiled the revised Building Code 2017 to meet the vision of - 'Housing For All' by
 
 
 
 

46. The upper house of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha recently passed which crucial bill?
 
 
 
 

47. The upper house of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha recently passed which crucial bill?
 
 
 
 

48. Which Union Ministry successfully celebrated Swachhta Pakhwada?
 
 
 
 

49. The US Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate by
 
 
 
 

50. The Union Government in recent past revised the Mode of Moderation and Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Border Haats with this country.
 
 
 
 

51. Which party won the highest number of seats in the recently concluded elections to the House of Representatives of the Netherlands?
 
 
 
 

52. Which parliamentary committee has suggested merger of state-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL for their long-term survival?
 
 
 
 

53. Which union ministry has launched "Mission Fingerling" to achieve Blue Revolution?
 
 
 
 

54. The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry introduced the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 in the Lok Sabha. Who is the Union Commerce and
Industry Minister?
 
 
 
 

55. The Union Cabinet approved introduction of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT PPP) Bill, 2017. The bill grants statutory status to
how many IIITs in Public Private Partnership and declares them as Institutions of National Importance?
 
 
 
 

56. The Union Cabinet apprised of MoUs for cooperation in youth and sports matters with these two countries recently.
 
 
 
 

57. Union government launched the Blue Revolution programme at a total expenditure of what amount?
 
 
 
 

58. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval to permit Indian Oil to sale this much per cent of the equity in Lubrizol India to Lubrizol Corporation.
 
 
 
 

59. This party won the highest number of seats in the Manipur Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.
 
 
 
 

60. Which union ministry has launched "Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES)" for developing export-linked infrastructure?
 
 
 
 

61. Which union minister has inaugurated India's largest waste-to-power plant in New Delhi?
 
 
 
 

62. The secretary of Union Ministry of Culture recently inaugurated an exhibition 'Revolutionary Patriots (1905-1947)' on the occasion of 127th Foundation Day of National Archives
of India. Who of the following is the secretary of Union Ministry of Culture?
 
 
 
 

63. This party won majority seats in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.
 
 
 
 

64. This party won majority seats in the Punjab Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.
 
 
 
 

65. The coalition headed by this party won majority seats in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.
 
 
 
 

66. It is for this period the Union Government recently launched the Stage II of India's HCFC Phase Out Management Plan.
 
 
 
 

67. This party won the highest number of seats in the Goa Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.
 
 
 
 

68. Which union ministry is hosting the 13th executive committee meeting of International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)?
 
 
 
 

69. Which union ministry has instituted "Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards" for women handloom weavers and women handicraft artisans?
 
 
 
 

70. Which union minister has inaugurated the International Yoga Fest (IYF) in New Delhi?
 
 
 
 

71. The Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of
Women (UN-Women). The headquarters of the UN-Women are located in which of the following cities?
 
 
 
 

72. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for India's accession to the TIR Convention, which is related to
 
 
 
 

73. The Union government has launched the first-ever across-the-river survey to determine the population of aquatic life in which major Indian river?
 
 
 
 

74. The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on renewable energy with this country.
 
 
 
 

75. The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on Energy Efficiency Services with this country.
 
 
 
 


 

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