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TNPSC Current Affairs

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நடப்பு விவகாரங்கள் பற்றிய பொதுவான அறிவு மிகவும் சிறியதாக மாறிவிட்டது; ஊடகங்கள் மற்றும் தகவல் புரட்சியின் வியத்தகு மாற்றங்கள் இருந்தபோதிலும். சராசரியாக, இன்றைய குடிமக்கள் தங்கள் தலைவர்களை பெயரிட முடிந்தது, மேலும் 20 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு பெரிய செய்தி நிகழ்வுகள் என்று அவர்கள் அறிந்திருக்கிறார்கள்.

இந்த கவலையை நீங்கள் கொண்டிருக்கிறீர்களா? இன்றைய நன்கு இணைக்கப்பட்ட உலகில் நம்மைச் சுற்றி என்ன நடக்கிறது என்பது பற்றி கவலைப்படுகிறோம். தற்போதைய விவகாரங்களுக்கு நன்றி. இன்று நமக்கு என்ன நடக்கிறது என்று நமக்குத் தெரியும்.

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TNPSC Current Affairs

Highlights of Tamilnadu PSC Current Affairs 2018:

  • Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has introduced Smart City plans. It helps to create New Delhi as a world class city.
  • Marie Curie is in the top of the list of women who have changed history and Mother Teresa is ranked 20th
  • Rajnath Singh launched NDMC Smart City plans
  • Young Indian goalkeeper VirajMadapa won the Asian Tour title
  • SimonaHalleb Champion at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament
  • Chhattisgarh state governor Balaraj Das Dantan passed away in the hospital on 14-08-2018 after suffering a treatment.
  • Rekha Sharma (54) was appointed as chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW).
  • Colombia would become the 137th nation to recognize Palestinian statehood.
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved continuation and revision of Post Matric Scholarship for Other Backward Classes Students for studying in India (PMS-OBC) till 2020.
  • The ‘One District One Product’ (ODOP) scheme aims to promote one traditionalindustry in every district such as lock industry in Aligarh, Banarasi silk-weavingin Varanasi and biscuit-making in Amethi.
  • World Bio-fuel Day (The International Biodiesel Day) is observed every year on August 10 to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels.
  • President Ram NathKovind on August 10, 2018, inaugurated the ‘One District One Product’ Summit in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • In a bid to make education system in India more transparent, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched integration of e-SANAD portal and NAD – National Academic Depository
  • A new draft rules to make mandatory for automobile manufacturers to provide high security registration plates (HSRP) to all new vehicles has published by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) from January 1, 2019
  • Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is recommended to be declared as a public body by the Law Commission of India (LCI)
  • Madhya Pradesh was selected for the Most Film Friendly State award 2017
  • One Nation One Tax policy for seamless movement of commercial vehicles across the country has been proposed by the Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted by Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
  • OPV Vijaya: Indian Coast Guard patrol vessel launched
  • Government announces 9 new Smart Cities
  • Coast Guards of India, Japan undertake joint naval exercise
  • Committee of Governors submits report to President
  • Flamingo festival held at Pulicat lake in Andhra Pradesh
  • HRD Ministry releases All India Higher Education Survey
  • Atal Pension Yojana reaches subscriber base of 80 lakh
  • Defence Ministry clears Rs.2420 Crore worth contracts for Navy, Army
  • Government, World Bank ink loan agreement for Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project
  • Maharashtra tops in GST collection in first five months
  • 25th meeting of the Common wealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM) was held in London, UK.
  • A MoU with Ministry of Power for generating 9200 million units for the year 2018-19 was signed by Hydro power major Sutlej Jal Vidut Nigam (SJVN) Limited in New Delhi
  • The first International SME (Small, Medium Enterprises) convention organised by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises will be held in New Delhi from 22ndto 24th April, 2018.
  • Under Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) system, India and Finland have reached an agreement on the tax dispute with Nokia
  • ‘Integrated initiative for prevention & control of viral hepatitis’ under National Health Mission (NHM) for prevention and control of viral hepatitis has been decided to roll out by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • A new office of Central Project Monitoring Unit for e-Vidhan project of Government was inaugurated by the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs at Parliament House Annexe.
  • The restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance to provide death penalty for rapists of girls below 12 years.

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TNPSC Current Affairs in Tamil:

  • பெண்கள் ஒற்றையர் பிரிவில் இறுதிப்போட்டியில் உலக தரவரிசையில் முதலிடத்தில் உள்ள சிமோனா ஹாலெப் (ருமேனியா), 3-ம் நிலை வீராங்கனையான ஸ்லோனே ஸ்டீபன்சை (அமெரிக்கா) எதிர்கொண்டார்.
  • பரபரப்பாக அரங்கேறிய இந்த ஆட்டத்தில் சிமொனா ஹாலெப் 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-4 என்ற செட் கணக்கில் ஸ்லோனே ஸ்டீபன்சை சாய்த்து சாம்பியன் பட்டத்தை கைப்பற்றினார்.
  • இந்த ஆண்டில் சிமோனா ஹாலெப் வென்ற 3-வது பட்டம் இது. ஒட்டுமொத்தத்தில் அவர் பெற்ற 18-வது பட்டம் இதுவாகும்.
  • பெண்கள் ஒற்றையர் தரவரிசையில் சிமோனா ஹாலெப் (ருமேனியா), கரோலின் வோஸ்னியாக்கி (டென்மார்க்), ஸ்லோனே ஸ்டீபன்ஸ் (அமெரிக்கா), ஏஞ்சலிக் கெர்பர் (ஜெர்மனி) ஆகியோர் முறையே முதல்4 இடங்களில் மாற்றமின்றி தொடருகின்றனர்.
  • அமெரிக்க விமானப்படைத் தளபதி டேவிட் எல். கோல்ட்ஃபின் தேஜாஸ் விமானத்தை பறக்க
  • தமிழ்நாட்டின் கிராமப்புற பொருளாதாரத்தை ஊக்குவிக்க திட்டம் $ 100 மில்லியன் கடன் ஒப்பந்தத்தில் அரசாங்கம் ஈடுபடுகிறது
  • அலைவரிசை ஓய்வூதியத் திட்டங்களை விரிவுபடுத்த அரசு விதிகளை மீறுகிறது
  • 2018 பத்மா விருதுகள்
  • நாராயணன் ISRO இன் லிக்விட் புரப்சியன் சிஸ்டம்ஸ் சென்டரின் இயக்குனராக நியமிக்கப்பட்டார்
  • தமிழ்நாடு முதல்வர் எடப்பாடி கே. பழநிச்சமி யுனெஸ்கோ விருது பெற்றார்

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TNPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answers 2018

Question 1. At the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, she won the SimonaHaleb Championship in women’s singles competition.

  1. Romania
  2. the United States
  3. Brazil
  4. France
  5. Italy

Answer: Option 2

Question 2. Golfer VirarMadapa won the Asian Tour title. Which country is he in?

  1. Italy
  2. India
  3. Brazil
  4. France
  5. United States

Answer: Option 2

Question 3. Who started the NDMC Smart City plans?

  1. AnanthiPattu
  2. PewisGoel
  3. SushmaSwaraj
  4. NarendraModi
  5. Rajnath Singh

Answer: Option 5

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Question 4. Who is the first in the list of women who have changed history?

  1. Princess Diana
  2. Jane Austen
  3. Marie Curie
  4. Margaret Thatcher
  5. Victoria Queen

Answer: Option 3

Question 5. Balarazzi Das Dante is the son of the state governor

  1. NPF
  2. Sikkim
  3. jarkant
  4. Chhattisgarh
  5. Telangana

Answer: Option 4

Question 6. NASA shifted the most proximate spacecraft to the Sun. What is the name of this shuttle?

  1. Parker
  2. Juno
  3. Orion
  4. Mir
  5. Nothing

Answer: Option 1

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Question 7. Who won the Rogers Cup tennis championship?

  1. Murray
  2. Rafael Nadal
  3. Roger Federer
  4. Novak Djokovic
  5. citcipas

Answer: Option 2

Question 8. Nobel Prize-winning writer Nilal passed away. Who is the Nobel Prize in the field?

  1. chemistry
  2. physics
  3. literature
  4. Peace
  5. Nothing

Answer: Option 3

Question 9. Where did Dr. Mahesh Sharma release 3 books, ‘Jewelery’, ‘Ghats of Banaras’ and ‘Untold Story of Broadcasting’?

  1. Indoor
  2. Kolkata
  3. New Delhi
  4. Bengaluru
  5. Kochi

Answer: Option 3

Question 10. Dr. Mahesh Sharma is a minister of which department?

  1. Housing, Urban Affairs
  2. Minister of State for Culture Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  3. Ministry of Planning
  4. Labor and Employment
  5. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Answer: Option 2

Question 11. Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?

  1. China
  2. Germany
  3. Italy
  4. Japan

Answer: Option 4

Question 12. We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of

  1. Cartius
  2. Trajan
  3. Nero
  4. Brutus

Answer: Option 2

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Question13. The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India’s contact with

  1. Central Asia
  2. Iran
  3. Greece
  4. China

Answer: Option 3

Question 14. Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of

  1. I) Brahman
    II) Purusha
    III) Prakriti
    IV) Satya
    V) Achyuta
    VI) Aniruddha
  2. I, II, III, IV and V
  3. II, III, IV, V and VI
  4. I, II, IV, V and VI
  5. I, III, IV, V and VI

Answer: Option 4

Question15. The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as

  1. Walashahi
  2. Barawardi
  3. JCumaki
  4. Dakhili

Answer: Option 4

Question 16. First Afghan War took place in

  1. 1839
  2. 1843
  3. 1833
  4. 1848

Answer: Option 1

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Question 17. Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by

  1. Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
  2. Second World Nations
  3. Third World Nations
  4. Fourth World Nations

Answer: Option 1

Question 18. First China War was fought between

  1. China and Britain
  2. China and France
  3. China and Egypt
  4. China and Greek

Answer: Option 1

Question19. Dumping is

  1. selling of goods abroad at a price well below the production cost at the home market price
  2. the process by which the supply of a manufacture’s product remains low in the domestic market, which batches him better price
  3. prohibited by regulations of GATT
  4. All of the above

Answer: Option 4

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Question20. For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are

  1. 26 m x 14 m
  2. 28 m x 15 m
  3. 27 m x 16 m
  4. 28 m x 16 m

Answer: Option 2

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