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Maharashtra Current Affairs

Maharashtra Current Affairs Highlights:

  • Genetically Modified mosquito trials launched to control dengue, chikungunya and zika
  • Google Doodle pays tribute to India’s social reformer Savitribai Phule
  • Noted Marathi author Anand Yadav passes away
  • Maharashtra becomes first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilization Policy
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates International Conference on sugarcane value chain
  • Maharashtra becomes first state to launch cyber police stations in all districts
  • Maharashtra tops in 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog
  • Western Zonal Council Meeting held in Mumbai
  • Maharashtra Government launches Kaushalya Setu skill-development programme
  • No relook into allocation of Krishna water: Tribunal
  • India, Russia ink agreement to set up 25 Agro Irradiation Centres
  • Union Government to commemorate birth centenary of Nanaji Deshmukh
  • Maharashtra Government allocates land to LIGO India Project
  • Music Director Uttam Singh named for Maharashtra’s Lata Mangeshkar Award
  • Researchers produce carbon from sugarcane waste for use in batteries
  • India’s first LIGO laboratory to come up in Hingoli, Maharashtra
  • Maharashtra Government unveils Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project
  • Maharashtra becomes first state to sign MoU with Centre, AAI to develop 10 airports under RCS
  • Maharashtra, Telangana ink pact for 3 irrigation projects

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Maharashtra Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1. As a independent state Maharashtra came into existence on–

  1. 1st May, 1960
  2. 1st June, 1959
  3. 1st May, 1987
  4. 1st May, 1988

Ans : A

2. Which of the following is the state capital of the Maharashtra state?

  1. Nagpur
  2. Kolhapur
  3. Mumbai
  4. Pune

Ans : C

3. Number of districts in Maharashtra is–

  1. 35
  2. 37
  3. 21
  4. 28

Ans : A

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4. Sub capital of the Maharashtra State is–

  1. Aurangabad
  2. Nagpur
  3. Mumbai
  4. Pune

Ans : B

5. Which of the following is the state animal of the Maharashtra State?

  1. Lion
  2. Elephant
  3. Tiger
  4. Indian Giant Squirrel

Ans : D

6. Which of the following birds is the state bird of Maharashtra State?

  1. Yellow Footed Green Pigeon
  2. Owl
  3. Eagle
  4. Vulture

Ans : A

7. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education, Pune came in existence in the year of?

  1. 1st January, 1955
  2. 1st January, 1966
  3. 1st January, 1977
  4. 1st January, 1988

Ans : B

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8. The rivers of Maharashtra can be divided into how many groups as given below?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four

Ans : C

9. In which district of Maharashtra the first cooperative sugar factory was established?

  1. Kolhapur
  2. Sangli
  3. Ahmednagar
  4. Pune

Ans : C

10. The extreme Southern district of Maharashtra is which one of the following?

  1. Ratnagiri
  2. Sindhudurg
  3. Kolhapur
  4. Miraj

Ans : B

11. Which of the following soils of Maharashtra are devoid of calcium carbonate and have acidic reaction?

  1. Black soil
  2. Medium soil
  3. Lateritic soil
  4. None of the above

Ans : C

12. Maharashtra Film Company was founded in 1919 by which of the following personalities?

  1. Dada Saheb Torne
  2. Dada Saheb Phalke
  3. Baburao Painter
  4. None of the above

Ans : C

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13. Which of the following place is known as centre for cotton textile in Maharashtra State?

  1. Pune
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolhapur
  4. Ichalkaranji

Ans : B

14. Which of the following tribes is related in the Maharashtra State?

  1. Bhils
  2. Gonds
  3. Kalis
  4. All of these

Ans : D

15. What is coal in Maharashtra prominently used for?

  1. Thermal
  2. Atomic
  3. Hydro
  4. None of these

Ans : A

16. The most celebrated festival in Maharashtra as well as all over India, with a great faith and enthusiasm is–

  1. Ganesh Chaturthi
  2. Diwali
  3. Dusshera
  4. Poornima

Ans : A

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17. The famous saint of Maharashtra Saint Tukaram belonged to which of the following Bhakti sects in the state?

  1. Varkari
  2. Kamgar
  3. Lipik
  4. None of these

Ans : A

18. The Dhampur lake is situated in which of the following districts of the Maharashtra State?

  1. Ratnagiri
  2. Pawas
  3. Sangli
  4. Kolhapur

Ans : A

19. The famous Uran Project In Maharashtra is a–

  1. Hydro
  2. Thermal
  3. Nuclear
  4. Solar

Ans : B

20. Which of the following is the major port in the capital of Maharashtra State?

  1. Ratnagiri Port
  2. Jaigad Port
  3. Mumbai Port
  4. JNPT

Ans : C

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21. The most important river of Maharashtra which is a lifeline of the whole South Maharashtra is–

  1. Koyna
  2. Krishna
  3. Warna
  4. Wardha

Ans : B

22. When was the ‘Maharashtra State Electricity Board’ set up in the state?

  1. 1960
  2. 1961
  3. 1970
  4. 1971

Ans : A

23. Maharashtra State Mining Corporation Limited (MSMC) was incorporated under Companies Act, 1956 on–

  1. 14th November, 1973
  2. 15th November, 1970
  3. 15th August, 1960
  4. 1st May, 1960

Ans : A

24. Which of the following region has an un-parallel work in the making of fine jewellery in Maharashtra state?

  1. Sawantwadi
  2. Kolhapur
  3. Rajapur
  4. Sangli

Ans : A

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25. The Maharashtra in soil is very rich in which of the following said nutrient element?

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Organic Carbon
  3. Phosphorus
  4. Both A and B

Ans : D

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