5th March, 2018 ( National & International Current Affairs )

Which of the following is not correctly matched with respect to 2018 OSCAR awards?

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What is the color of Baal Aadhar that was recently launched by UIDAI?

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has come up with a coloured Aadhaar card for children aged below five years. The Aadhaar will require a mandatory biometric update when a child becomes five year old,

In which of the following places Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is located?

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The Kuthiyottam ritual is usually performed every year during the Pongala festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Consider the following statements about Navika Sagar Parikrama expedition:

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Recently Bridge-cum-barrage across Netravathi gets clearance. In which of the following states Netravathi River is located?

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Recently government approved to create 8 safe cities under Nirbhya fund. Which of the following is not one of the city?

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8 safe cities are: Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Lucknow

Bedaquiline and Delaminid drugs are related to:

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Bedaquiline and Delaminid, the new-generation drugs, are recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for DR-TB patients.

Recently Manik Sarkar resigned as CM of Tripura. He belongs to which of the following party?

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Every year March 3rd is celebrated as World Wild life day to mark the signing of

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• Every year March 3rd is celebrated as World Wild life day to mark the signing of CITES-Convention of International Trade in Endangered species. • The theme of 2018 World Wild life day is Big cats: Predators under Threat Note: CITES was adopted in the year 1963. The convention was opened for signature in 1973 and CITES entered into force on 1 July 1975.

Which of the following country provide expertise for a food processing centre that will be inaugurated in Aizwal?

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Food processing centre with collaboration of Israeli expertise will be inaugurated in Aizwal, Mizoram next week on 7th March. This will be the first such centre in the North East region of India that is being established with Israeli collaboration. Set up at a cost of Rs 8-10 crore, this centre is exclusively for processing of citrus fruits. The project has been set up with the tripartite collaboration of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, Government of Israel and State Government of Mizoram. Though located in Mizoram, this centre will cater to the whole North-East

Recently “Namaste Shalom”, is in news. It is a

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Recently Dr Jitendra Singh launched the social media of “Namaste Shalom”, a magazine devoted to India-Israel relations,

Recently Marshall islands creates its own virtual currency. In which of the following Oceans Marshal islands are located?

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Exp: Marshal islands became the first country in the world to recognise a crypto currency as its legal tender when it passed a law to create the digital "Sovereign," or SOV Earlier Venezuela became the first country to launch its own cryptocurrency when it launched the virtual 'Petro', backed by crude oil reserves. Note: Current currency of Marshal islands-US dollar

As per recent data released by RBI, which state ranked first in Digital transactions?

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Source: Deccan chronicle https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/050318/telangana-andhra-pradesh-top-in-digital-transactions.html Exp: While 110 crore digital transactions took place in the country in January, Telangana state alone recorded 7.78 crore, which amounts to 2,210 digital transactions for every 1,000 persons, the highest in the country. This is closely followed by Andhra Pradesh, at 1,839 digital transactions for every 1,000 persons, the second highest in the country. Note: To promote digital transactions, the Centre announced in December 2017 that it will bear the MDR (Merchant Discount Rate) charges on transactions up to Rs 2,000 made through debit cards, BHIM UPI or Aadhaar-enabled payment systems.

Who among the following has become the first-ever Dalit woman to be elected to Pakistan's Senate?

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Krishna Kumari Kohli today became the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the upper house of the Muslim-dominated neighbouring state Pakistan.

Which of the following is not correctly matched?

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VINBAX is the name of:

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For the first time, armies of India and Vietnam started a six day-long military exercise in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, reflecting growing defence ties between the two countries

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