MCQs on Current Affairs 2


MCQs on Current Affairs 2

MCQs on Current Affairs 2

MCQs on Current Affairs 2

Q. Choose the correct option from the alternatives given below each question.

101. What price is considered as a benchmark price in the oil industry?

(a) Opec Basket

(b) Mars US

(c) Brent Crude

(d) WTI Crude

Ans: (c)

102. The South China Sea is an important region of the world. The main reasons for its significance are fishing and

(a) oil

(b) oil & gas

(c) trade route

(d) oil & gas and trade route

Ans: (d)

103. India and Russia on 6 December 2021 in Delhi signed several _____ agreements.

(a) trade

(b) arms

(c) political

(d) trade and arms

Ans: (d)

104. The 2021 Nobel Prize in literature was won by

(a) Alice Munro

(b) Abdulrazak Gurnah

(c) Louise Gluck

(d) Peter Handke

Ans: (b)

105. Dmitry Muratov and Maria Ressa won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to safeguard

(a) human rights

(b) women’s rights

(c) freedom of media

(d) freedom of expression

Ans: (d)

106. In January 2022, violent anti-government protests broke out in the central Asian country of

(a) Afghanistan

(b) Azerbaijan

(c) Turkmenistan

(d) Kazakhstan

Ans: (d)

107. How many countries are the members of AUKUS pact that was formed on 15 September 2021?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

Ans: (a)

108. Which of the following country is NOT a member of AUKUS pact?

(a) Australia

(b) New Zealand

(c) United States

(d) United Kingdom

Ans: (b)

109. James Webb Space Telescope was launched into the space on

(a) 19 December 2021

(b) 21 December 2021

(c) 23 December 2021

(d) 25 December 2021

Ans: (d)

110. For how many years, Angela Merkel served as the Chancellor of Germany?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 14

(d) 16

Ans: (d)

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111. Who is TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year? Announced on 13 December 2021.

(a) Joe Biden

(b) Kamala Harris

(c) Elon Musk

(d) Jeff Bezos

Ans: (c)

112. Which country won the most medals in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (played in 2021)?

(a) China

(b) Japan

(c) Russia

(d) United States

Ans: (d)

113. How many member countries are of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)?

(a) 4

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 10

Ans: (a) MCQs on Current Affairs 2

114. IPCC presented its 2021 report on 9 August 2021. IPCC stands for

(a) International Program on Climate Change

(b) International Program to Curtail Change

(c) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

(d) None of these

Ans: (c)

115. As of November 2021, the only country constructing “Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker” is

(a) Sweden

(b) Russia

(c) Norway

(d) United States

Ans: (b)

116. Which country is the largest producer of Uranium?

(a) Canada

(b) Brazil

(c) Australia

(d) Kazakhstan

Ans: (d)

117. The ‘Dalong Village’ covering an area of 11.35 sq. km. had been declared as a Biodiversity Heritage Site under Section 37(1) of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002. The village is situated in the Indian State of –

(a) Manipur

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Mizoram

(d) Maharashtra

Ans: (b)

118. ……….. is the first woman to head a public sector bank.   

(a) Arundhati Bhattacharya

(b) Shikha Sharma

(c) Chanda Kochar

(d) Usha Ananthasubramanyan

Ans: (a)

119. World Tourism Day is celebrated on-

(a) September 12

(b) September 25

(c) September 27

(d) September 29

Ans: (c)

120. The motif of ‘Hampi with Chariot’ is printed on the reverse of which currency note?

(a) One Rupee Note

(b) Rs. 500 note

(c) Rs. 50 note

(d) Rs. 1000 note

Ans: (c)

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121.  The Election Commission of India had decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the elections at the time of the poll. Which of the following shall be the main document of identification of a voter?

(a) Voter Slip

(b) Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC)

(c) Indelible ink mark

(c) Electoral rolls

Ans: (b)

122. Where is Bose Institute?

(a) Dispur

(b) Kolkata

(c) Mumbai

(d) New Delhi

Ans: (b)

123. When is International Yoga Day celebrated?

(a) June 21

(b) March 21

(c) April 22

(d) May 31

Ans: (a)

124.  The two-day festival ‘North East Calling’, is organized by which ministry?

(a) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)

(b) Ministry of External Affairs

(c) Ministry of Home Affairs

(d) Ministry of Defence

Ans: (a)

125. When the Government of India confers the “Highest Civilian Honor for Women” by presenting “Nari Shakti Puraskars”?

(a) June 5

(b) 8th March, every year, International Women’s Day

(c) June 21

(d) April 7

Ans: (b)

126. ‘Line of Blood’ is a book written by whom?

(a) Bairaj Khanna

(b) Ursula Vernon

(c) Amal EI-Mohtar

(d) Diksha Basu

Ans: (a)

127. 2021 marks the _______ anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing.

(a) 74th

(b) 75th

(c) 76th

(d) 77th

Ans: (c)

128. India’s nuclear power capacity is expected to reach 22,480 Mega Watts by ……… .

(a) 2027

(b) 2028

(c) 2029

(d) 2031

Ans: (d)

129. Which of the following has allowed payments banks to carry out the activities of investment bankers?

(a) RBI

(b) SEBI



Ans: (b)

130. _______ has tied up with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to provide a Unified Payments Interface Autopay facility to its customers.

(a) Aviva Life Insurance

(b) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

(c) SBI Life Insurance

(d) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

Ans: (d)

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131. Ebrahim Raisi was officially sworn in as the president of ______ .

(a) Iran

(b) Iraq

(c) Qatar

(d) Oman

Ans: (a)

132. Which of the following state has received four SKOCH awards for its schemes under the Ease of Doing Business initiative?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Kerala

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) West Bengal

Ans: (d)

133. Name the country, that has become the 5th country to sign the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement.

(a) Italy

(b) Germany

(c) France

(d) UAE

Ans: (b) MCQs on Current Affairs 2

134. Central Board for Indirect Taxes & Customs launched the Indian Customs Compliance Information Portal. In which year CBIC was founded?

(a) 1940

(b) 1958

(c) 1993

(d) 1964

Ans: (d)

135. Who has been appointed as the first female director of the Zoological Survey of India in 100 years?

(a) Pinky Pant

(b) Sanjana Sharma

(c) Preeti Mohanti

(d) Dhriti Banerjee

Ans: (d)

136. Two-times Olympian footballer ______ passed away.

(a) Ranga Rajan

(b) Ramesh Sippy

(c) Shankar Subramaniam

(d) Pankaj Pal

Ans: (c)

137. India has emphasized the implementation of the recently-signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with _______ regarding disaster management, resilience and mitigation.

(a) Myanmar

(b) China

(c) Nepal

(d) Bangladesh

Ans: (d) MCQs on Current Affairs 2

138. SBI General has partnered with _____ for offering general insurance products in rural areas.

(a) VillagePay

(b) RuralPay

(c) GramPay

(d) SahiPay

Ans: (d)

139. Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED) has celebrated its 34th foundation day on ________.

(a) 5th August

(b) 6th August

(c) 7th August

(d) 8th August

Ans: (b) MCQs on Current Affairs 2

140. Which bank has crossed the milestone of over one million customers on its WhatsApp banking channel?

(a) Axis Bank

(b) ICICI Bank

(c) Yes Bank

(d) HDFC Bank

Ans: (a)

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141. The United States dropped an atomic bomb named “_______”, on the town of Hiroshima in Japan.

(a) Small Boy

(b) Fat Boy

(c) Little Boy

(d) Big Dog

Ans: (c)

142. ‘Paani Maah’ clean water awareness program has been launched in ………… .

(a) Ladakh

(b) Punjab

(c) Odisha

(d) Gujarat

Ans: (a)

143. Who had won silver for India in the Men’s 57Kg Freestyle category wrestling at Tokyo Olympics?

(a) Deepak Punia

(b) Ravi Kumar Dahiya

(c) Bajrang Punia

(d) Yogeshwar Dutt

Ans:(b) 0 0 0.

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