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Sunday, September 12, 2021


Punjab Current Affairs January To September 2021

1.  Punjab has decided to join the CONVEX facility alliance for global sourcing and procurement of covid vaccines at the best price ? COVAX is a facility started by GAVI and which organization ?






2. Punjab has unveiled which unique programme as part of the “Corona Mukt Pind Abhiyan” to tackle COVID-19 spread in villages ?
A. Covid jeet

B. Covid jung

C. Covid Fateh

D. Covid yudh

3. What is the rank of Ludhiana in the Ease of living Index 2020 in Million+category ?
A. 14th

B. 34th

C. 56th

D. 18th

4. What is the rank of Amritsar in the Municipal Performance Index 2020 in the Million + category ?
A. 40th

B. 38th

C. 25th

D. 12th

5. Punjab government has launched which app and portal to monitor the feedback and subsequently improve the delivery of citizen-centric services ?
A. PR Insights

B. TR Ways

C. NC Services

D. Digi Ways

6. The Sukhjit mega food park was inaugurated by Narendra Singh Tomar , in which district of Punjab ?
A. Bathinda

B. Gurdaspur

C. Kapurthala

D. moga

7. Which Stadium has been renamed as Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium ?
A. Surjit Hockey Stadium

B. Gandhi Stadium

C. Mohali International Hockey Stadium

D. Chandigarh Hockey Stadium

8. India’s first air taxi was launched in which of the following cities ?

A. Mohali

B. Chandigarh

C. Amritsar

D. Pathankot

9. India’s tallest air purifier filter will be installed at which place on a trial basis in Punjab ?
A. Monga

B. Kapurthala

C. Chandigarh

D. Bathinda

10. What is the rank of Punjab in major states category in the second edition of india innovation index released by NITI Aayog ?
A. 10th

B. 8th

C. 12th

D. 15th

Saturday, September 11, 2021


Punjab Current Affairs January To September 2021

1. Punjab has launched a free travel facility for who among the following in government buses within the state ?

A. Senior

B. Women

C. Transgender

D. All of the above

2. Punjab cabinet has approved the establishment of an enforcement Directorate (ED) to check what is in the state ?

A. Money Laundering

B. Human Trafficking

C. Corruption

D. Illegal Mining

3. The World Bank and AllB have approved a loan of how much for canal-based drinking water projects in Punjab ?

A. USD 300 million

B. USD 400 million

C. USD 250 million

D. USD 150 million

4. Who has been appointed as the covid vaccine campaign ambassador by the Punjab government ?

A. Honey Singh

B. Sachin Tendulkar

C. Sonu Sood

D. Sunny deol

5. Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar, seen in news recently , are the varieties of ?

A. Jackfruit

B. Cherry Tomato

C. Peas

D. Onion

6. Punjab Raunak and Punjab Bharpoor are the varieties of which vegetable ?

A. Brinjal

B. Pumpkin

C. Mushrooms

D. Beans

7. IIT Ropar and Monas University of which country have developed a detector named ‘ FakeBuster’ to identify imposers attending a virtual conference without anybody’s Knowledge ?

A. Canada

B. Australia

C. Denmark

D. United States

8. Who has won gold in women’s 100m sprint final in the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships in Patiala ?

A. Himas Das

B. Dutee Chand

C. Archana Suseendran

D. S Dhanalakshmi

9. Punjab has decided what amount of land under the Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR) technique for the crop this year ?

A. 0.5 million hectares

B. 1.5 million hectares

C. 1 million hectares

D. 2 million hectares

 10. Malerkotla will become the district of Punjab ?

A. 21st

B. 23rd

C. 33rd

D. 27th

11. Under the Ashirwad Scheme of Punjab , the revised financial assistance of how much amount will be given to the beneficiary ? 

A. Rs. 11, 000

B. Rs. 31, 000

C. Rs. 21, 000

D. Rs. 51, 000

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

History Set-6

1. The king who convened the Second Buddhist Council 

a) Kalasoka

b) Karavela

c) Samudragupta

d) Kanishka

2. The Cholas king Parantaka I was defeated by the

a) Krishna II 

b) Krishna III

c) Govinda I

d) Govinda II

3. The Cholas king who had the title Madhuraikonda

a) Parantaka I 

b) Vijayaditya

c) Vinayaditya

d) Rajadhiraja

4. The Cholas king who defeated the Pandyas and occupied Madhurai

a) Parantaka I

b) Parantaka II

c) Aditya

d) Rajadhiraja

5. Who issued the famous Uttaramerur Inscription ?\

a) Raja Raja

b) Rajendra II

c) Aditya

d) Parantaka I

6. What was the period of rule of Cholas king Parantaka I ?

a) 907-953 A.D.

b) 834-854 A.D.

c) 900-909 A.D.

d) 923-943 A.D.

7. Who was the son and successor of the Cholas king Aditya ?

a) Prantaka I

b) Parantaka II

c) Raja Raja

d) Rajendra

8. Form whom Vijayalaya Cholas captured Tanjore 

a) Hoyasalas

b) Yadavas

c) Pandyas 

d) Brahmans

9. The 23 Tirthankara of Jainism was

a) Rushabanatha

b) Parsvanatha

c) Maitrinatha

d) Mahavira

10. The Kalinga king who patronised the Jainism 

a) Rudradaman 

b) Ganga

c) Kharavela

d) Narasimha

Answers:- 1. a)  2. a)  3. a)  4. a)  5. d)  6. a) 7. a)  8. c)  9. b)  10. c)

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Current Affairs Set-28

1. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Kiran Kumar on December 7,2013 dedicated to the nation Pulichintala Project across the Krishna river. Select the Correct statements about the project ?

a) The Project is designed to stabilise 13.08 lakh acres of ayacut besides generating 120 MW of power.

b) It was in 1911 that Colonel Ellis proposed that an irrigation project could be built upstream of Prakasam Barrage

c) The dam has a catchment area of 20,028 sq. km 

d) All of the above

2. Andaman and Nicobar Administration announced a number of attractive incentives for investments in the Union Territory in November 2013 to give a fillip to industrial growth. Select the correct statements about the incentives announced :

a) 90 per cent Freight Subsidy for transportation of raw materials and finished products

b) Investment Subsidy for Small and Medium Enterprises 

c) 50 per cent Subsidy converting Rs. 3 lakh for open sea cage culture

d) All of the above

3. Gujarat Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed his first rally in which of the following States on December 1, 2013 and assured the people to transform the 'separate state' into 'super state' ?

a) Arunachal Pradesh

b) Assam

c) Jammu and Kashmir

d) Kerala

4. Uttar Pradesh Government on December 1, 2013 brokered a deal with the UP Sugar Mills Association to resolve the sugar crisis. Select the correct statements about the deal :

a) The sugar mills agreed to pay the State Advised Price (SAP) of Rs. 280 a quintal to farmers

b)The Government agreed to waive the entry tax on sugar, worth about Rs. 219 crore

c) The Government agreed to waive the purchase tax on cane taken at the rate of Rs 2 a quintal which would come to about Rs 160 crore

d) All of the above

5. The Krishan Water Disputes Tribunal-II in its report issued on November 29,2013 upheld its award of 2010 and raising the height of the Almatti reservoir from 519.60 metres to 524.26 metres. Who is the Chairman of this tribunal ?

a) Justice Brijesh Kumar

b) Justice MB Patil

c) Justice Subhash Agarwal

d) Justice TB Jayachandra

6. IRCTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hindustan Salts in December 2013 for setting up a Rail Neer, packaged drinking water, plant in the State of:

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Rajasthan

c) Maharashtra

d) Gujarat

7. The Union Cabinet on November 25, 2013 approved a proposal to transfer Indu Mill land to which State government for the construction of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar memorial ?

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Maharashtra

c) Karnataka

d) Gujarat

8. The Union Cabinet on December 5, 2013 approved a Bill for creation of a Telangana State paving the way for the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to give birth to the country's 29th State, Select the correct statements about the Bill?

a) Telangana will have 10 districts and the rest of Andhra Pradesh will have 13 districts

b) Both State will have special status under Article 371-D of the constitution for equitable opportunites

c) Telangaga will have 119 Assembly seats and Andhra Pradesh 175

d) All of the above

9. The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on November 29, 2013 addressed the Assembly of which of the following  States ?

a) Manipur

b) Mizoram

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) Nagaland

10. The Prominent actresses who were honoured with the Panchakanya Samman on November 17, 2013 at the closing ceremony of the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival in Kolkata, Include :

a) Moushami Chatterjee and Sushmita Sen

b) rani Mukherjee and Bipasha Basu

c) Koel Mallick

d) All of the above

Answers:- 1. d)  2. d)  3. c)  4. d)  5. a)  6. b)  7. b) 8. d)  9. c)  10. d)

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Current Affairs Set-27

1. The Union Ministry which signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of AIDS Control to "reach a large number of youth" at village, district and state level, is :

a) Ministry of Human Resources Development

b) Ministry of Labour and Employment

c) Ministry of Health and Family Planning

d) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Soports

2. The Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily on November 29, 2013 inaugurated the first Synthetic Rubber Plant of India at:

a) Kochi                         b) Panipat

c) Bangalore                  d) Cuttack

3. The Supreme Court of India on November 26, 2013 constituted a ten-member Gender Sensitisation an Internal Complaints Committee (GSICC) in consonance with the guidelines laid down by the apex court in its judgement in the :

a) Vishakha Case

b) Nirbhaya Case

c) Sangeeta Case

d) Sundari Case

4. India and Australia on November 18, 2013 signed agreements in New Delhi during the visit of Foreign Minister of Australia, Julie Bishop to India. The agreements include :

a) Agreement on Customs Cooperation on Mutual Administrative Assistance

b) A three year arrangement toward a chair of Ecology and Environment Studies at the University 

c) Double Tax Avoidance Treaty

d) Only (a) and (b)

5.The first Integrated Check-post along which section of India- Bangladesh border was jointly inaugurated on November 17, 2013 by the Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir?

a) Agartala - Akhaura

b) Ingraz Bazaar - Rajshahi

c) Tura - Jaria

d) Comilla - Chandpur

6. The Union Minister of Minority Affairs on November 11, 2013 launched a National Portal on :

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

c) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

d) Rajendra Prasad

7. The Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on November 13, 2013 inaugurated the IT-based Risk Management System (RMS) for the Customs clearance of export goods in :

a) New Delhi

b) Kolkata

c) Mumbai 

d) Surat

8.Which of the following companies on November 28, 2013 established an election portal in India for providing polls and politics related news to users in India ?

a) Yahoo                       b) Facebook

c) Google                     d) Twitter

9. Who among the following was honoured with the International Indian of the Decade on November 15, 2013  ?

a) Salman Rushdie

b) Lord Swaraj Paul

c) Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

d) Kamalesh Sharma

10. The Supreme Court of India on December 11, 2013 set aside the verdict of which of the following High Courts decriminalizing homosexuality under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code ?

a) Allahabad High Court

b) Jodhpur High Court

c) Delhi High Court 

d) Guwahati High Court

Answers:- 1. d)  2. b)  3. a)  4. d) 5. a)  6. c)  7. a)  8. c)  9. b)  10. c)

Monday, September 24, 2018

Current Affairs Set-26

1. The foreign Minister of Egypt Nabil Fahmy held broad ranging discussions with his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid in New Delhi on December 4, 2013. Indian is the third largest destination of Egyptian exports worth :

a) $ 2.9 billion

b) $ 2.6 billion

c) $ 2.5 billion

d) $ 2.8 billion

2. The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 came into force with effect from December 6, 2013 in whole of the country, except in the State of :

a) Jammu and Kashmir

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Mizoram

d) Chhattisgarh

3. What was the rank of Indian in the Climate Risk Index (CRI) table for 2012, released at the Conference of the Parties on November 12, 2013 ?

a) 48                              b) 47

c) 46                              d) 45

4. A Waste Immobilisation Plant was inaugurated on November 16, 2013 at the Kalpakkam facility of the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) in Kalpakkam. The Facility consists of the :

a) High level waste vitrification plant

b) Uranium separation plant

c) Organic waste treatment plant

d) All of the above

5. Who among the following took over as the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India on November 22, 2013 ?

a) Justice Ajit Prakash Shah

b) Justice DK Jain

c) Justice Manikant Swamy

d) Justice PJ Saini

6. How many cases pending in various courts were decided on one day in the National Lok Adalat held in Supreme Country all High Courts and other courts across the country on November 23, 2013 ?

a) 35, 10, 390

b) 34, 30, 480

c) 35, 30, 160 

d) 36, 20, 270

7. The Supreme Court on November 28, 2013 ruled that a woman in an adulterous relationship could not claim maintenance from her partner under the domestic violence act as the law protects only a live-in relations that is "in the nature of marriage". What should be taken into consideration to decide if a live-in-relationship falls within the expression "in the nature of marriage"?

a) duration of relationship, shared household and sexual relationship, children

b) pooling of resources and financial arrangements and domestic arrangement

c) socialisation in public and intention and conduct of the parties about their relationship

d) All of the above

8. The Parliament on December 18, 2013 passed the historical Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill 2013. Which of the features is/are correct about the Bill ?

a) Lokpal will consist of a Chairperson and a maximum of eight members, of which 50 percent will be judicial members

b) Lokpal jurisdiction will cover all categories of public servants 

c) 50 percent members of Lokpal shall be from SC/ST/ Other Backward Classes, minorities and women

d) All of the above

9. Who among the following took over as the Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on December 18, 2013 ?

a) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

b) Prakash Bakshi

c) Chandrajit Banerjee

d) VR Iyer

10. Why the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013 passed by the Parliament on December 18, 2013 is more stronger than the one passed by Lok Sabha in December 2011 ?

a) The 2013 Bill grants powers to Lokpal to sanction prosecution against public servants

b) CBI director will be appointed by a collegium comprising Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Chief Justice of India

c) Public servants will not get any hearing before preliminary inquiry so that 'element of surprise' like raids/searches remains

d) All of the above

Answers:- 1. b)  2. a)  3. c)  4. d)  5. a)  6. a)  7. d)  8. d)  9. a)  10. d) 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Current Affairs Set-25

1. Recently, Indian Air Force has launched its first 3D mobile game to encourage youths to join the Air Force. The name of the game is_____?

a) Sky is the Limit

b) Guardians of the Sky

c) Sky Scrapers

d) The Protectors

2. Which among the following states has declared Camel as state animal, recently?

a) Gujarat 

b) Rajasthan

c) Haryana

d) Punjab

3. Who among the following is the chairman of the committee that has been set up recently develop a road map for fuel carbon dioxide in the environment?

a) Rajiv Kumar

b) Anil Goswamy

c) Ravi Krishnan

d) Ajit Agarwal

4. What is the name of NASA's first satellite launched to measure the carbon dioxide in the environment ?

a) OCO-2                      b) OCO-1

c) MCO-1                     d) iMax

5. Which among the following national parks is home to the endangered saltwater crocodile?

a) Bhitarkanika National Park

b) Nagarahole National Park

c) Kanha National Park

d) Namdapha National Park

6. The "Bor Wildlife Sanctuary" which has become the country's 47th Tiger Reserve is located in _____?

a) Karnataka 

b) Maharashtra

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Madhya Pradesh

7. The Operation Zarb-e-Azb which is in news recently, is a military operation against the armed insurgent groups in which country?

a) Iran                        b) Syria

c) Pakistan                 d) Thailand

8. Which among the following countries has becomes the first to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are visually impaired or otherwise printed disabled?

a) India                       b) Sri Lanka

c) Russia                     d) USA

9. The Lasalgaon town which is known as Asia's largest Onion market is located in ___?

a) Maharashtra 

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Gujarat

10. According to tourism ministry data, which state has topped the list of state in terms of number of domestic tourist visits during 2013 ?

a) Kerala 

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Karnataka

d) Uttar Pradesh

Answers:- 1. b)  2. b)  3. a)  4. a)  5. a)  6. b)  7. c)  8. a)  9. a)  10. b) 

Current Affairs Set-24

1. The "Golden Pen of Freedom Award" is an annual international journalism award given by the ____?


b) United Nations

c) World Association of Newspapers

d) Times Groups

2. Recently, which country has decided to issue multiple entry short-term stay visa to Indians to broaden the relationship between two countries?

a) Russia                    b) Japan

c) Singapore              d) USA

3. Recently, the Indian railway has test drives a semi-bullet train which sets new national speed record of___ kilometers per hour. Fill the blank with correct option?

a) 180                        b) 200

c) 160                        d) 220

4. Recently, the Pentagon has notified the US congress about its decision to sell anti-ship Harpoon missile to India at an estimated cost of $ 200 million. On which of the following submarines the Harpoon missile system will be employed ?

a) Shishumar class submarienes

b) Sindhughosh class submarines

c) Chakra class submarines

d) Scorpene class submarines

5. Who among the following founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh on 21 October, 1951?

a) Motilal Nehru

b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

c) Syama Prasad Mukherjee

d) Sardar Vallabhai Patel

6. According to NCRB report, which city has recorded highest number of cyber crime cases in the country?

a) Hyderabad

b) Vishakhapatnam

c) Bangalore 

d) Mumbai

7. The Sant Kabir award is given for the personalities who have given out standing contribution in the field of___?

a) Handicrafts and handlooms

b) Literature

c) Hindustani Music

d) Culture and Heritange

8. The Article 371 E in the India constitution is related to _____?

a) Special provision regarding to Assam state

b) Establishment of Central University in Andhra Pradesh

c) Special Provision regarding to Tripura state

d) Special Provision regarding North-Eastern Areas

9. In context to Indian Army, DHAVANI which is in news recently, is a ________?

a) Marksmanship training system

b) Sea-weed based protein food

c) Robotic Soldier

d) Novel technology based bullet proof jackets

10. Apart from West Bengal, which among the following is predominantly a Bengali Speaking state?

a) Mizoram              b) Nagaland

c) Manipur               d) Tripura

Answers:- 1. c)  2. b)  3. c)  4. a)  5. c)  6. c)  7. a)  8. b)  9. a)  10. d)

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