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Defence Current Affairs Quiz - October 2018

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1. 1st India-_________________ tri-services exercise will take place in 2019 in India, including all services of both countries (also talks are on to include special forces).

USA
Russia
Japan
Vietnam
None of These


2. 2nd India-_________________ coordinated patrol (CORPAT) Joint Naval Exercise held in Belawan. Ships and aircraft from both countries undertook patrolling on respective sides of 236 nautical miles long International Maritime Boundary Line.

Thailand
Malaysia
Indonesia
Spain
None of These


3. 3rd _________________-India Maritime Exercise (JIMEX) held in Indian Ocean, after a gap of 5 years.

Jordan
Jamaica
South Korea
Japan
None of These


4. 6th edition IBSAMAR (joint Navy Exercise between Indian, Brazilian and ____________________Navies) began at Simons Town.

South Korean
Swiss
Serbian
Saudi Arabian
South African


5. About Rafale Fighter Jets Deal -

  1. India in September 2016 signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with __________________________ to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets (Manufactured by Dassault Aviation), for €7.8 billion. Under the deal, it was decided that India will pay 15 per cent in advance.
  2. Earlier deal -
    1. In June 2001, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved procurement of 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft.  In January 2012, IAF announced Rafale as preferred bidder and contract negotiations began.
    2. It was proposed that 18 Rafales would be supplied to the IAF by 2015, while remaining 108 would be manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in India under transfer of technology agreements.
    3. Deal stalled due to a lack of agreement on various terms of RFP compliance and cost-related issues.
  3. Current Controversy is that India’s main opposition party raised an issue over Dassault partnering with Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence, a private company instead of state-owned HAL. However, Both French government and Dassault stated that it was Dassault's decision to choose Reliance Defence instead of HAL.
Russia
Spain
France
Germany
None of These


6. First indigenously overhauled Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet to Indian Air Force, by 11 Base Repair Depot (BRD) in Nashik (_____________________). Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a twin-jet multi-role air superiority aircraft developed by Russia’s Sukhoi.

Maharashtra
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Haryana
None of These


7. Government reconstituted Security Policy Group (SPG) to assist National Security Council (NSC) in Nation's security Operations. SPG will be 16-member body chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) ___________________.

Arvind Mayaram
Ajit Doval
Arvind Subramanian
Raghuram Rajan
None of These


8. ICGS ___________________________ (Indigenously-designed training vessel built by Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited) launched for service in Indian Coast Guard.

Varuna
Garuna
Vayu
Sindhurakshak
None of These


9. India and ___________________ will resume their annual bilateral military exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ in December 2018, which has been upheld since 2016.

China
Japan
Vietnam
Myanmar
None of These


10. India and Japan will hold first ever joint military exercise 'DHARMA GUARDIAN-2018 at in Vairengte (______________________________), During November 1 - 14, 2018. Indian contingent will be represented by 6/1 GORKHA RIFLES while Japanese contingent will be represented by 32 Infantry Regiment.

Manipur
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Mizoram
None of These


11. Indian Navy inducted its first ________________________ (DSRV) which is deployed to rescue downed or disaster-struck submarines at high sea. It will be based in Mumbai and will enhance Navy’s operational capabilities.

  1. With this, India joined select list of international navies (United States, China, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore UK, Sweden and Australia) with ability to search, locate and provide assistance to downed or disaster-struck or distressed submarines at high sea.
Deep Submergence Recurve Vehicle
Dual Submergence Rescue Vehicle
Due Submergence Rescue Vehicle
Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle
None of These


12. _______________ Aerospace Industries received additional $777 million contract to supply LRSAM air and missile defence systems to seven ships in Indian navy, in a contract with Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL). LRSAM is part of Barak 8 family, and is an air and missile defence system.

Iran
Israel
USA
UK
None of These


13. Joint exercise of India and _______________________, named Sahyog-Hop Tac 2018 began off Chennai coast.

Japan
China
Myanmar
Jordan
Vietnam


14. Ministry of Defence awarded contract for construction of ___________________ Survey Vessels for Indian Navy to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited Kolkata, with order value of 2435 crores.

  1. First ship is to be delivered within 36 months and remaining within an interval of six months for each vessel.
  2. These Survey Vessels (Large) shall be 110 metre long with deep displacement of 3,300 tonnes.
4
6
8
14
None of These




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