Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 12th March 2018
Q1. Who has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer of Twitter?
Twitter has appointed distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), as its Chief Technology Officer
Q2. Which is the world’s best airport according to Airports Council International ?
According to Airports Council International (ACI), Mumbai is the world’s best airport.
Q3. Which is the the fastest growing IT services brand in the world as per Brand Finance?
Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named as the fastest growing IT services brand in the world in an assessment done by Brand Finance
Q4. Which state launched India's 1st state-led incubator for women?
The government of Telangana on Thursday launched Women Entrepreneurship Hub (WE-Hub), India's first state-led incubator for women entrepreneurs. .
Q5. Which state government unveiled its flag?
The Karnataka government unveiled the State flag (nada dhwaja ).
Q6. Who has been given additional charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry.?
Commerce and Industries minister Suresh Prabhu was given additional charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry.
Q7. Name the first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at Andaman.
The first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea, MILAN-18, began at the Andaman sea today. 11 naval ships of 8 countries and nine Indian ships are participating in the three-day exercise.
Q8. Name the Multilateral Air Force exercise conducted by Southern Air Command (SAC)
A Multilateral Air Force exercise, ‘Ex Samvedna’, is being spearheaded by Indian Air Force and conducted by Southern Air Command (SAC) from 12-17 Mar 18.
Q9. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed an agreement with ______________?
The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the African Development Bank (AfDb), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the Green climate fund (GCF), and the New Development Bank (NDB) signed Joint financial partnership Declarations.
Q10. Which country won the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ?
Australia beat England 2-1 to lift 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Q11. Who has been honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award?
Noted actor Amol Palekar was honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award
Q12. Which country won at the ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet?
‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from March 7 to 10
Q13. Who is the Father of Economics?
Adam Smith is the Father of Economics
Q14. Who is the Father of Indian Constitution?
B.R. Ambedkar is the Father of Indian Constitution
Q15. What is the maximum gap between two sessions of a parliament?
The maximum gap between two sessions of a Parliament is 6 months.