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Defence Current Affairs Quiz - January 2018

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1. Defence Ministry Nirmala Sitharaman cleared 2 procurement proposals -

  1. 131 Barak missiles will be procured from ______________’s Rafael Advance Defence Systems for INR 460 crores.
  2. 240 precision guided bombs will be procured from JSC Rosonboron Exports (Russia0 for INR 1254 crores.
Israel
Russia
USA
Japan
None of These


2. Border Security Force (BSF) launched _____________ along 200 km long International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir to prevent infiltration attempts by terrorists from Pakistan.

Operation Agile
Operation Madad
Operation Alert
Operation Sahaj
None of These


3. Defence Ministry approved procurement of P-8I Training Solution for Indian Navy and Low Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS) for Indian Army at total cost of INR 2419 crores.

  1. Low Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS) will be procured from Bharat Electronics Limited for 470 crores.
  2. P-8I Training SolutionThe P-8I Training Solution will be brought from Boeing (______________) for Rs.1949.32 crore.
UK
Israel
Germany
USA
None of These


4. Indian Coast Guard Ship C-161 (ICGS C -161) commissioned at Porbandar in ____________.

Kerala
Goa
West Bengal
Odisha
Gujarat


5. A Defence Innovation Centre would be set up by CODISSIA in Coimbatore (______________), to assist small industries in manufacturing components for the defence sector. CODISSIA will identify small and micro units as well as start-ups, that can manufacture components required for defence production.

Odisha
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Goa
None of These


6. Government sanctioned construction of ________ bunkers at cost of INR 416 crores for people living along Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu & Kashmir. It is aimed at protecting locals from ceasefire violations from Pakistan.

14460
10460
24460
34460
None of These


7. Indian Navy signed MoU with Cochin Port Trust (________________) for leasing of 228 metres of berths at Mattancherry Wharf for 5 years, to meet requirements of Navy with sizeable increase in its fleet scheduled in the near future.

Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


8. Defence Ministry sanctioned raising Territorial Army (TA) battalion comprising ex-servicemen of Indian Army as part of its mission to clean Ganga by 2020, named as CETF (_____________________) battalion.

  1. CETF will be raised in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh as a pilot project for which INR 167 crores are allocated. It will be commanded by Colonel-rank officer. It will have 8 officers, 20 JCOs and around 500 other ranks on its roll.
Composite Ecological Task Force
Composite Economical Task Force
Composite Ecological Tally Force
Combined Ecological Task Force
None of These


9. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) commissioned ____________ patroling vessel at Karaikal in Puducherry.

Charlie - 435
Charlie - 135
Charlie - 235
Charlie - 335
None of These


10. Indian Navy decommissioned INS ______________ and INS Nirghat warships. ?

Talwar
Godavari
Shivalik
Nirbhik
None of These


11. Biennial Joint exercise by Indian and ________________ Coast Guards held in Bay of Bengal, as 8th in series of National Maritime Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise.

Russian
British
Vietnamese
Japanese
None of These


12. Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved procuring 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on fast track basis for INR _______________, to meed needs of Army that is countering continuous threats from Pakistan and China.

13547 crores
3547 crores
23547 crores
1547 crores
None of These


13. Indo-______________ joint military exercise Vajra Prahar will be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle in last week of Jan 2018.

Germany
Spain
Russia
UK
USA


14. Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile ______________ has been successfully fired for 5th time, for its full range of above 5000 KM.

Agni-5
Nirbhay
Akash
Brahmos
None of These


15. 2nd indigenously built offshore patrol vessel (OPV) _________ has been commissioned into Indian Coast Guard.

Sindhughosh
Prahari
Sajag
Vijaya
None of These


16. DefExpo India 2018 will be hosted by Chennai (__________) for the first time in April 2018.

  1. DefExpo India is a largest event of India’s defence sector, held biannually. It displays latest technologies and products manufactured by both Indian and foreign companies.
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Tamilnadu
Kerala
None of These


17. Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched ‘______________’ graphic novel series on Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) martyrs.

Bharat Ke Prahari
Bharat Ke Veer
Bharat Ke Ratan
Bharat Ke Nayak
None of These


18. Indian Navy’s largest ship and only aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya is formally affiliated to Indian Army’s __________ Regiment and No. 6 Squadron of the Indian Air Force.

Maharashtra
Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
None of These


19. India-Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercise (VINBAX-2018) conducted at Jabalpur in _______________, as first military exercise between India and Vietnam.

Bihar
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Madhya Pradesh
None of These


20. INS ______________, the 3rd Scorpene class submarine constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has been commissioned into Indian Navy.

Karanj
Sindhughosh
Viraat
Shivalik
None of These




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