17th March SSC Current Affairs MCQ 17th March SSC Current Affairs MCQ

Q1) National Payments Corporation of India has launched which feature to address the grievances of the users of BHIM application?

  1. UPI-Help
  2. UPI-Set
  3. UPI-Call
  4. UPI-Complaint

Q2) Laxman Pai, who passed away recently,was a renowned ____?

  1. Singer
  2. Author
  3. Painter
  4. Lawyer

Q3) The National Vaccination Day, also called the National Immunization Day was observed for the first time in which year?

  1. 1990
  2. 1995
  3. 1998
  4. 2000

Q4) Shetrunjay Hills reserve forest area, recently in news, is located in which of the following cities?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Gujarat

Q5) India’s foreign-exchange reserves has surpassed which country’s reserves to become the world’s fourth largest?

  1. Denmark
  2. Russia
  3. France
  4. Japan

Q6) Which country overtook Saudi Arabia as India’s second biggest oil supplier in February?

  1. USA
  2. Venezuela
  3. Iraq
  4. UAE

Q7) Which organization has launched a Project RE-HAB (Reducing Elephant-Human Attacks using Bees)?

  1. NITI Aayog
  2. TRIFED
  3. NAFED
  4. KVIC

Q8) Who is the author of the book “My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future“?

  1. Roshni Nadar
  2. Vinita Bali
  3. Chanda Kochhar
  4.  Indra Nooyi 

Q9) Niti Aayog has kept how many public sector banks out of the privatisation plan in last round of consolidation?

  1. Five
  2. Six
  3. Three
  4. Two

Q11) Which IT company has  acquired 70% stake in Perigord Asset Holdings?

  1. Infosys
  2. TCS
  3. Tech Mahindra
  4. Wipro

Q12) Hemiandrus jacinda ,which has been named after New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, is species of ____?

  1. Cricket
  2. Frog
  3. Butterfly
  4. Snake

Q13) Who is the author of the book ‘Baanjh: Incomplete Lives of Complete Women’?

  1. Sweta Rani
  2. Tanvi Sinha
  3. Susmita Mukherjee
  4.  Leena Varghese

Q14) Government of India has approved the financial assistance of how much amount to journalists who have died due to Covid-19?

  1. Rs 10 lakh
  2. Rs 7 lakh
  3. Rs 2 Lakh
  4. Rs 5 Lakh

Q15) Gahirmatha beach, seen in news recently, is located in which of the following states?

  1. Odisha
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Goa
  4. Kerala

Q16) Recently, Rajya Sabha has approved a Bill that declares two food technology institutes located in which two states as National Institutes of Food Technology?

  1. Gujarat and Kerala
  2. Haryana and Tamil Nadu
  3. Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
  4. Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh

Q17) Which company is planning to buy majority stakes in online grocery seller BigBasket?

  1. Reliance
  2. Tata Sons
  3. Amul
  4. Britannia

Q18) According to a report by SIPRI,  arms imports by India has decreased by what per cent between 2011–15 and 2016–20?

  1. 33%
  2. 23%
  3. 14%
  4. 29%