March-2018, Current affairs mcqs for UPSC, IAS, State PSC, SSC and other Exams

This page contains March 2018 Current Affairs Multiple choice Questions MCQs from different newspapers and magazines including The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB and Yojna.

These monthly (March 2018) current affairs MCQs are based on different exams syllabus and pattern including UPSC CSE/IAS, State PSC, SSC, CDS, CLAT and other competitive exams. These MCQs of daily news are evenly helpful in both prelims exams and to test one's preparation.


Which of the following statement(s) are correct about "The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)" ?

1. UIDAI was created with the objective to issue Unique Identification numbers (UID), named as "Aadhaar". 2. Its a statutory authority.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2


Which of the following is true about "Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act" (AFSPA) ?

1. It grant special powers to the Indian Armed Forces in what each act terms "disturbed areas". 2. It is applicable to the other Seven Sister States in India's northeast only.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2


Which of the following is true about "net domestic product" (NDP) ?

1. It is the monetary value of all final goods and services produced. 2. Net domestic product accounts for capital that has been consumed over the year in the form of housing, vehicle, or machinery deterioration.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2


Which of the following state of India has declared "Jackfruit" as state fruit, recently in news ?

1. Maharashtra 2. Uttar pradesh
3. Kerala 4. Arunachal Pradesh


In which state, the world’s longest sandstone cave named ‘Krem Puri’ has been discovered?

1. Maharashtra 2. Meghalaya
3. Kerala 4. Arunachal Pradesh


Which of the following statement is true about "Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)", recently in news ?

1. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, and security organisation. 2. India and Pakistan are full members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
3. Both (a) and (b) 4. Neither (a) nor (b)


Which of the following is the administrative head of "Rajya Sabha TV" channel ?

1. Prime minister 2. Vice-President
3. Chairman of prasar bharti 4. President


Which of the following statemet(s) is/are true with respect to Indian law ?

1. Review Petition is a Petition in which we prays before the same Court of Law to review its Order/Judgement which it has already pronounced. 2. The Petition for Special Leave (SLP) is a Constitutional Remedy to be invoked before the Apex Court i.e. The Supreme Court of India.
3. Both (a) and (b) 4. Neither (a) nor (b)


Which of the following statemet(s) is/are true about "Finance Commission" of India ?

1. The Finance Commission was set up under Article 280 of the Constitution. 2. It decides how revenue has to be distributed between the Centre and the States.
3. Both (a) and (b) 4. Neither (a) nor (b)


‘Baseline Ranking of Districts’ recently in news is issued by which of the following ?

1. Niti Ayog 2. Ministry of finance
3. Home ministry 4. Ministry of Commerce