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Current Affairs Quiz 7th March 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz 7th March 2018

Q1. The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has been shifted from ________ to Haryana's Ballabhgarh for "better coordination" between the environment ministry and the board.
1. Bangalore
2. Chennai
3. Kerala
4. Ahmedabad
5. Gurgaon

Q2. Who has been appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor P B Acharya?
1. T.R. Zeliang
2. S.C. Jamir
3. Neiphiu Rio
4. Lal Thanhawala
5. Padmanabha Acharya

Q3. Which mobile application has been prepared by NHAI to  to empower the Highway user?
1. Sukhad Safar
2. Safal Yatra
3. Aaram Safar
4. Sukhad Yatra
5. Safal Safar

Q4. NITI Aayog will launch its Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on _________, on the occasion of the International Women's Day.
1. 5th March
2. 7th March
3. 8th March
4. 10th March
5. 12th March

Q5. Who is the only Indian billionaire in the under-40 league?
1. Kunal Bahl
2. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
3. Sachin Bansal
4. Bhavish Aggrawal
5. Naveen Tewari

Q6. ________ will become the first district in India to bring all food business operators under the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA).
1. Banda
2. Kollam
3. Hamirpur
4. Mahoba
5. Chandauli

Q7. European Bank of Reconstruction and Development(EBRD) shareholders approve India's entry as its ________ member.
1. 60th
2. 65th
3. 69th
4. 70th
5. 75th

Q8. The cybersecurity agencies have detected a new malware called ________, which is capable of taking over electronic devices and turning them into bots.
1. Melissa
2. Sasser
3. Saposhi
4. Netsky
5. Storm worm

Q9. Which station has become the first station in Andhra Pradesh to become the “all-women railway station”?
1. Vijayawada
2. Gudur
3. Pakala
4. Chandragiri
5. Vedayapalem

Q10. The Indian Navy began an eight-day-long mega naval exercise-Milan along with leading maritime powers of the region at the ___________.
1. Lakshadweep Island
2. Andaman and Nicobar Island
3. Daman and Diu
4. Kadmat Island
5. None of the above

Answers:

Answer1: 2. Chennai
The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has been shifted from Chennai to Haryana's Ballabhgarh for "better coordination" between the environment ministry and the board. AWBI consists of 22 members even though the total number should be 28 as per the PCA Act. The new office will be at the eight-acre National Institute of Animal Welfare (NIAW) campus in the Delhi.

Answer2: 3. Neiphiu Rio
Senior NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio was today appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor P B Acharya. The governor said he had received letters of support in Rio's favour from 12 legislators of the BJP, one letter from the JD(U) and another from an Independent MLA, besides the 18 legislatures of the NDPP. The new ministry will be sworn in on March 8.

Answer3: 4. Sukhad Yatra
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will launch a mobile App and Toll-free number. Sukhad Yatra mobile application has been prepared by NHAI, to empower the Highway user. A toll-free number, 1033, will enable users to report an emergency condition, or highway-related feedback, across the highway.

Answer4: 3. 8th March
NITI Aayog will launch its Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on 8th March, on the occasion of the International Women's Day. Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) would provide a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem where women do not face any gender-based barriers. The theme of this year’s campaign is ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’ which will be launched in partnership with United Nations.

Answer5: 2. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma (39) is the youngest Indian billionaire. Mr Sharma founded fast-rising mobile wallet Paytm in 2011. He has also created Paytm Mall, an e-commerce business and Paytm Payments Bank. Mr Sharma ?ranked 1,394th on the list with a fortune of $1.7 billion, is the only Indian billionaire in the under-40 league.

Answer6: 2. Kollam
Kollam will become the first district in India to bring all food business operators under the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA). Bakeries, auditoriums, hospitals, schools, charity organisations, public distribution chains, hostels have been included. Factories operating in the cashew sector and ice plants in the fishing sector have been put through the licencse process.

Answer7: 3. 69th
European Bank of Reconstruction and Development(EBRD) shareholders approve India's entry as its 69th member. It will enable Indian companies to undertake joint investments in regions in which the EBRD operates. The EBRD works with the private sector and also local governments in the provision of services and infrastructure across 38 nations.

Answer8: 3. Saposhi
The cybersecurity agencies have detected a new malware called Saposhi, which is capable of taking over electronic devices and turning them into bots. Bots can be then used for any purpose, including a Distributed Denial Of Service attack which can cripple entire industries. Depending on the size of the botnet, malware can execute multiple DDOS attacks at the same time.

Answer9: 4. Chandragiri
The South Central Railway (SCR) management named the little-known Chandragiri station near Tirupati as the “all-women railway station” in the zone. Chandragiri became the first station in Andhra Pradesh to get the privileged status The station has four station masters, one booking clerk, one health worker and two technical positions.

Answer10: 2. Andaman and Nicobar Island
The Indian Navy began an eight-day-long mega naval exercise-Milan along with leading maritime powers of the region at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. India, Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand are participating in the exercise. The aim of the exercise is to expand regional cooperation and combat unlawful activities in critical sea lanes.