16th March 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 16th March 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint, PIB, All India Radio.

1. National Vaccination Day: Observed on March 16th to promote vaccination awareness.

2. E-Vehicle Policy: Government approved policy to boost EV manufacturing in India.

3. Dual Kidney Transplant: AIIMS New Delhi performs first dual kidney transplant.

4. SEBI’s T+0 Settlement: SEBI approves beta version of T+0 settlement for trading.

5. ‘Vocal for Local’ Initiative: NITI Aayog launches initiative to support local businesses.

6. India-Bhutan MoU: Signed for supply of POL and related products.

7. Darien Gap: Noted as a major route for illegal migration to the US.

8. Inauguration of Nausena Bhawan: New headquarters of Indian Navy inaugurated in Delhi.

9. Lyme Disease Case in Kerala: Reported in Ernakulam, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi.

10. Pandavula Gutta: Recognized as the sole Geo-heritage site in Telangana.

11. Study on Lead Iodide Perovskites: Led by Professor C.N.R. Rao, highlights atom behavior under temperature and pressure changes.

16th March 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1. What is observed on March 16th annually?
A) World Health Day
B) National Vaccination Day
C) International Women’s Day
D) Earth Day

Answer: B) National Vaccination Day

2. What did the Indian government approve to promote manufacturing in the electric vehicle sector?
A) E-Commerce Policy
B) Solar Energy Policy
C) E-Vehicle Policy
D) Agricultural Policy

Answer: C) E-Vehicle Policy

3. Where was the first dual kidney transplant performed in India?
A) AIIMS New Delhi
B) Apollo Hospitals Chennai
C) Max Healthcare Mumbai
D) Fortis Healthcare Bangalore

Answer: A) AIIMS New Delhi

4. What did SEBI approve the launch of in the trading sector?
A) T+1 Settlement
B) T+0 Settlement
C) T+2 Settlement
D) T+3 Settlement

Answer: B) T+0 Settlement

5. Which organization launched the ‘Vocal for Local’ initiative?
A) RBI (Reserve Bank of India)
B) SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India)
C) NITI Aayog
D) WHO (World Health Organization)

Answer: C) NITI Aayog

6. What did the MoU between India and Bhutan focus on?
A) Cultural Exchange
B) Defense Cooperation
C) Trade of Petroleum Products
D) Education Collaboration

Answer: C) Trade of Petroleum Products

7. Which geographical area serves as a major route for illegal migration to the US?
A) Panama Canal
B) Darien Gap
C) Amazon Rainforest
D) Sahara Desert

Answer: B) Darien Gap
8. What was inaugurated as the new headquarters of the Indian Navy?
A) Nausena Bhawan
B) Vikramaditya Naval Base
C) INS Viraat
D) Naval Dockyard

Answer: A) Nausena Bhawan

9. Where was a case of Lyme disease reported in India?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kerala
D) Kolkata

Answer: C) Kerala

10. Which site was officially recognized as the sole Geo-heritage site in Telangana?
A) Charminar
B) Golconda Fort
C) Pandavula Gutta
D) Bhongir Fort

Answer: C) Pandavula Gutta

11. Who led the study highlighting the behavior of atoms within lead iodide perovskites?
A) Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao
B) Albert Einstein
C) Marie Curie
D) Stephen Hawking

Answer: A) Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao

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