Punjab Current Affairs 2018

(29 July 2018) - We have compiled some simple questions related to Current Affairs of Punjab. If you want to keep yourself up to date about the current affairs of Punjab, then this page is for you. This page contains objective type questions related to the current events in the state of Punjab. This page is regularly updated for the events happening in 2018.
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Who is the current 'Leader of Opposition' in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha?
A) Sukhpal Singh Khaira
B) Sukhbir Singh Badal
C) Parkash Singh Badal
D) Harpal Singh Cheema
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Recently there was a major incident of molasses leakage from a sugar mill. Where did this incident happened and polluted which river?
A) Kapurthala, Beas
B) Gurdaspur, Ravi
C) Gurdaspur, Beas
D) Kapurthala, Satluj
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In May 2018, by-elections were held for which assembly constituency of Punjab?
A) Amritsar
B) Sham Chaurasi
C) Nakodar
D) Shahkot
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In May 2018, a new domestic airport started at which place of Punjab?
A) Sansarpur
B) Adampur
C) Sahnewal
D) Pathankot
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Punjabi film 'Khido Khundi' is about the players from which village?
A) Sansarpur
B) Ghumenhera
C) Kila Raipur
D) Babehali
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How many cabinet ministers are there is government of Punjab?
A) 9
B) 12
C) 15
D) 18
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Who is the Education Minister of Punjab?
A) Om Parkash Soni
B) Bhagat Chunni Lal
C) Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema
D) Aruna Chaudhary
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According to NIRF-2018 rankings, how many institutes of Punjab were among top 100?
A) 5
B) 8
C) 1
D) 3
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Who received the Krishi Karman Award on behalf of Punjab govt?
A) Capt. Amarinder Singh
B) Manpreet Singh Badal
C) Brahm Mohindra
D) Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa
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Who is the current president of Punjab state unit of BJP?
A) Tarun Chugh
B) Vijay Sampla
C) Shwet Malik
D) Manoranjan Kalia
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Punjab state was given 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' for which effors or achievement related to women empowerment?
A) High Percentage of Women Employees in Govt Jobs
B) Improvement in Sex Ratio at Birth
C) 50% Reservation for Women in Local Bodies Elections
D) Highest Women Literacy Rate in The Country
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What is the name of the memorial built by Punjab govt at Kartarpur?
A) Jang-e-Azadi Memorial
B) Virasat-e-Khalsa
C) Punjab State War Heroes Memorial
D) Vadda Ghallughara Memorial
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Who is the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold medal in Asian Championship?
A) Vinesh Phogat
B) Sangeeta
C) Sakshi Malik
D) Navjot Kaur
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Which scientist from Punjab was given National Award during National Science Day 2018?
A) Arun Kumar Grover
B) Gurdev Khush
C) Dr. Raghbir Singh Khandpur
D) Gurcharan Singh Kalkat
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What was Punjab's rank in the Khelo India School Games held in February 2018?
A) 4th Rank
B) 7th Rank
C) 29th Rank
D) 20th Rank
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Punjab ranked at which position in the Health Index report released by NITI Aayog?
A) 6
B) 11
C) 4
D) 2
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Who was the Man of the Series in the U-19 cricket world cup held in 2018?
A) Shubman Gill
B) Manjot Kalra
C) Arshdeep Singh
D) Prithvi Shaw
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What was the theme of Punjab's tableau in the Repulic Day Parade 2018 at New Delhi?
A) Jago Dance
B) Sangat and Pangat
C) Harike Wetland and Migratory Birds
D) Maharaja Ranjit Singh
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In the year 2017, who won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Punjabi language?
A) Nachhattar
B) Darshan Buttar
C) Dr. Jaswinder Singh
D) Swaraj Bir
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Who is the current Chief Minister of Punjab?
A) S. Parkash Singh Badal
B) S. Sukhbir Singh Badal
C) Capt. Amarinder Singh
D) Shri Bhim Sen Sachar
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The Indian national flag with tallest flagpole is situated at which place?
A) Attari
B) Ranchi
C) Hyderabad
D) Faridabad
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During the recent assembly elections in Punjab, what was the approximate voting percentage? A) 86%
B) 77%
C) 72%
D) 68%
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This year (2017), which famous personality of Punjab was given Padma Shri award?
A) Balbir Singh Seechewal
B) Parkash Singh Badal
C) Manmohan Waris
D) Sardara Singh Johal
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In the Indian Air Force, who is the Chief of Air Staff (CAS)?
A) Arup Raha
B) Arjan Singh
C) Anil Kumar Browne
D) Birender Singh Dhanoa
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Who is the current governor of Punjab?
A) Gurdial Singh
B) Parkash Singh Badal
C) Shivraj V. Patil
D) Kaptan Singh Solanki
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