05th March, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 05th March, 2018
1. Committee to examine issues faced by the FinTech industry in India will be chaired by ________, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs.
[A] Subhash Chandra Garg
[B] Shekhar Singh
[C] Sumit Kumar Nand
[D] Ravi Jai Kant
[E] None of the above
2. Who has become the brand ambassador of gaming platform Dream11?
[A] Virat Kohli
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Yuvraj Singh
[D] Mahendra Singh Dhoni
[E] None of the above
3. Viswanathan Anand won the rapid event at the 11th Tal Memorial chess in ________.
[A] China
[B] Moscow
[C] Japan
[D] Germany
[E] Spain
4. Which state has launched a Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas (Our Village, our development) scheme to reach out to the people in rural areas and involve themselves in the developmental activities?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Odisha
[E] Madhya Pradesh
5. Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to be launched by NASA for the planets discovery will operate as a kind of exoplanet surveillance camera, making its journey around Earth every ________ days.
[A] 10 
[B] 11.5
[C] 12.2
[D] 13
[E] 13.7

Read the following statements:-

1. The Bandicoot Robot, developed by a start-up in Kerala, GenRobotics, is a semi-automatic robotic system for manhole and sewer line cleaning.

2. Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), a start-up incubator under the Kerala government, funded the project proposed by GenRobotics to find a solution for manual scavenging.

3. Kerala will become the first state in India to be manual scavenging-free.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] All of the above
[E] None of the above
7. The DefExpo 2018 is being held on sea-shore, along the East Coast road enroute ________ to Mahabalipuram.
[A] Bangalore
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Chennai
[D] Kerala
[E] None of the above
8. India's exposure to US government securities rose sharply to a high of $________ at the end of 2017.
[A] $120.8 billion
[B] $144.7 billion
[C] $150.2 billion
[D] $152.1 billion
[E] $160 billion
9. ________ from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the 1st ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator.
[A] Neetu Kumari Batra
[B] Krishna Oberoi
[C] Krishna Kumari Kohli
[D] Snigdha Sharma 
[E] None of the above
10. Egypt's top court has upheld a deal to transfer 2 Red Sea islands 'Tiran' & 'Sanafir' to ________.
[A] Dubai
[B] Qatar
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Iran
[E] None of the above