Current Affairs Questions

Atal Mission For Rejuvenation And Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme

Which of the following states bagged 1st position in ranking of states/Union Territories under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme, released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?


Mt. Sinabung

In which of the following country, active volcano Mt. Sinabung, is located?


Mitakshara School Of Hindu Law

Consider the following statements with reference to the Mitakshara School of Hindu Law:

  1. The term Mitakshara is derived from the name of a commentary written by Vijnaneswara, on the Yajnavalkya Smriti.
  2. According to the Mitakshara law school a joint family refers only to the male member of a family and extends to include his son, grandson and great-grandson.
  3. In the Mitakshara system the wife cannot demand partition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Thenzawl Golf Resort Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Thenzawl Golf Resort Project has been virtually inaugurated?


Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR)

Consider the following statements with reference to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR):

  1. ICCR was founded in 1950 by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister.
  2. It publishes six quarterly journals which are published in five different languages.

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Loya Jirga

In which of the following countries, Loya Jirga - a national mass gathering,that brings together representatives from the various ethnic, religious, and tribal communities to settle national issues, is being held?


Comptroller And Auditor General Of India

Consider the following statements with reference to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India:

  1. The Constitution of India provides for an independent office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in chapter VI under Part VI.
  2. The CAG is mentioned in the Constitution of India under Article 148 – 151.
  3. CAG is the head of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Ammonium Nitrate

Consider the following with reference to ammonium nitrate:

  1. In its pure form, ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) is a yellow, crystalline chemical which is insoluble in water.
  2. It is also the main component of the explosive composition known as ANFO — ammonium nitrate fuel oil.
  3. Ammonium nitrate is used in some instant cold packs, as its dissolution in water is highly endothermic.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Nagara School Of Temple Architecture

Consider the following statements with reference to the Nagara School of Temple architecture:

  1. In the Nagara style, the temple is generally constructed on an upraised platform called jagati.
  2. Mandapas are present in front of the Garbhagriha.
  3. Nagara style doesn’t usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways (South Indian temples often sport magnificent Gopurams).
  4. Nagara School is further subdivided into different schools based on region like Odisha, Khajuraho, Solanki, etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Mullaperiyar Dam

Mullaperiyar dam has been a long standing issue in between two south Indian states. What is the name of those two states? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


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