31st March, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 31st March, 2018
1.

Read the following statements:-



1. Scientists have discovered a new process that can switch off inflammation in the human body.



2. They found that "itaconate", a molecule derived from glucose, acts as a powerful off-switch for macrophages.



3. Macrophages are the cells in the immune system at the heart of many inflammatory diseases like arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and heart disease.



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


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] All of the above
[E] None of the above
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2. Who has been appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner?
[A] Vivek Pratap Singh
[B] Chandra Bhushan Kumar
[C] Ajay Singhania
[D] Rohit Batra
[E] None of the above
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3. Kane Williamson, the ________ captain, will lead SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League 2018.
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] New Zealand
[C] England
[D] South Africa
[E] Zimbabwe
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4. Which bank has allowed other commercial bank in the country to borrow money from foreign banks and financial institutions to finance sectors such as agriculture and infrastructure projects?
[A] Central Bank of India
[B] Reserve Bank of India
[C] Punjab National Bank
[D] Nepal's Central Bank
[E] None of the above
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5. ________, launched its consumer safety initiative, to raise awareness among users about measures to keep oneself safe while transacting online.
[A] OLX
[B] Quikr
[C] Flipkart
[D] Commonfloor
[E] Paytm
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6.

Read the following statements:-



1. Point Nemo is the watery graveyard for titanium fuel tanks and other high-tech space debris and is officially called as "oceanic pole of inaccessibility".



2. Point Nemo is further from land than any other dot on the globe.



3. The largest object descending from the space to fall down at Point Nemo, in 2005, was Russia's MIR space lab, which weighed 120 tonnes.



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


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] Both 2 and 3
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7. SpaceX has confirmed successful deployment of how many communications satellites to low-Earth orbit?
[A] 5
[B] 8
[C] 10
[D] 12
[E] 15
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8. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attended the 9th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue in ________.
[A] Beijing
[B] Tokyo
[C] Bern
[D] Copenhagen
[E] Berlin
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9. The first long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) US cargo from the Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. arrived at the Dabhol LNG terminal in ________.
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Bihar
[D] Uttar Pradesh
[E] West Bengal
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10. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the continuation of Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) and City Compost Scheme beyond 12th Five Year plan till ________.
[A] 2019-2020
[B] 2020-2021
[C] 2021-2022
[D] 2022-2023
[E] 2023-2024
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