Maharashtra GK & Current Affairs 2018

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Maharashtra GK & Current Affairs 2018

Maharashtra GK & Current Affairs 2018

The following Maharashtra General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2018 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any Maharashtra govt. Jobs 2018 even Maharashtra state basis exam, where question comes from Maharashtra states only like Maha-TET .



Maharashtra GK (General Knowledge)

Formation

1 May 1960

Capital

Mumbai

Largest city

Mumbai

Number of Districts

36

Name of Governor

C. Vidyasagar Rao

Current Chief Minister

Devendra Fadnavis

 Area & Rank118,809 sq mi – 3rd Rank

Population (2011)

112,372,972

External Link

Maharashtra wikipedia

Maharashtra State Portal


Maharashtra GK Question Answers

Which state is the world’s second-most populous sub-national entity?

  • Maharashtra is the nation’s third largest state and it is also the world’s second-most populous sub-national entity.

Which state is the second most urbanized state in India?

  • Maharashtra is the second most urbanized state in India.

What’s Bombay Presidency?

  • The Bombay Presidency, also known as the Bombay Province and Bombay and Sind from 1843 to 1936, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India.

What’s Taj Mahal of Mumbai?

  • The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Rule in Mumbai City of Maharashtra state. The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai.

Why Gateway of India was built?

  • The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai.

When the gateway was opened?

  • The foundations were completed in 1920, and construction was finished in 1924. The gateway was opened on 4 December 1924, by the viceroy, the Earl of Reading.

Which State is the largest proportion of taxpayers in India?

  • Maharashtra has the largest proportion of taxpayers in India and its share markets transact almost 70 per cent of the country’s stocks.

Quick Facts on Maharashtra

  • The University of Mumbai, is the largest university in the world in terms of the number of graduates and has 141 affiliated colleges.
  • As of  2012 Maharashtra was the largest power generating state in India, with installed electricity generation capacity of 26,838 MW.
  • Mumbai is the largest center for film and television production
  • The first passenger train in India ran from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853.
  • It is the first state in India to have nine women’s hospitals serving 1,365 beds
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Maharashtra Current Affairs 2018 Question Answers

Which state has become second state to award minority status to the Jewish Community in the Country?

  • Ans: Maharashtra

Which Government has decided to celebrate the 21st day of every month as Yoga day across all schools, colleges and universities?

  • Ans: Maharashtra
    The Maharashtra government has decided to celebrate the 21st day of every month as Yoga Day across all schools, colleges and universities in the State.

Which Revenue Minister resigned after an alleged over a string of Corruption charges, including a questionable land deal?

  • Ans: Maharashtra

Which Chief Minister has launched a pilot project of e-complaint system on an trail basis in the concluding ceremony of 14th Maharashtra Police Duty Meet at SRPF ground at Ramtekdi Pune?

  • Answer –  Devendra Fadnavis

Which State Government launched the new facilities of virtual and digital classrooms in 3 ITIs across the state on the occasion of world Youth Skills Day?

  • Ans: Maharashtra

Which state Police Launches Four Apps To Strengthen Public Security System in India?

  • Ans: Maharashtra

Which senior NCP leader will be formally re-elected as the Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council?

  • Ans: Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar

Maharashtra Ex-servicemen’s Corporation has launched the__________, an initiative aims to color up a vacation with narratives of real-life dare-devilry and heroism. (May 2016)

  • Answer –  Veer Yatra

Which of the two Indian states top the export contributing to 46% of the total exports of India? (March 2016)

  • The industrial body ASSOCHAM in one of its recent study revealed that Gujarat and Maharashtra contribute nearly 46% of the Indian exports occupying the topmost place.

Which state has got its first batch of female forest guards? (March 2016)

  • Women have been chosen as forest guards in Maharashtra.A batch of 20 women are likely to become the first women commandos of the state forestry department.

India’s first Education Acceleration programme Edugild was launched in? (March 2016)

  • Answer :  C) MIT, Pune

Which state has introduced the Prohibition of Social Boycott bill, 2016? (March 2016)

  • Answer :  Maharashtra

India’s first underwater tunnel to be set up in which state? (January 2016)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

Which of the following has scripted history by becoming the first batsman to score 1,009 runs in an innings in any form of cricket? (January 2016)

  • Answer – C. Pranav Dhanawade 15-year-old Mumbai cricketer Pranav Dhanawade created a world record by scoring 1009 runs (not out) in 323 balls during HT Bhandari Cup, an under-16 inter-school tournament held in Mumbai (Maharashtra).

Which state has topped the in terms of general insurance premium collection and penetration? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

As per credit rating agency Brickwork, which Indian state has been emerged as the biggest economy within India? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

Which of the following has become first Indian state to allow the members of state legislature to raise online questions? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

Which State has won the Wheelchair Basketball Championship? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

Which state has constituted a task force for setting up an International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

How many Maharashtra cities are selected for Smart Cities Mission? (December 2015)

  • Answer – 10

Which bank has been tied up with Maharashtra for over-the-counter (OTC) collection of taxes and receipts ? (November 2015)

  • Answer – Union Bank

Gopinath Munde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme has been launched by which State Govt ? (November 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra of Rs 2 lakh

Which state government approved a scheme named APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna for pregnant and lactating women in the tribal areas of the state? (November 2015)

  • Answer – Maharashtra

BalPandit, 86-year old cricket commentator who served as the secretary of Maharashtra Cricket Association in the mid-1980s was passed away in Pune. He was a.______ (September 2015)

  • Answer – Marathi cricket commentator

Which public sector bank has launched MUDRA Card for Micro and Small entrepreneurs to meet their credit requirement?  (September 2015)

  • Answer –  Bank Of Maharashtra

Who got appointed as Lokayukta of Maharashtra? (August 2015)

  • Answer – B. M L Tahaliyani

Who is the winner of Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015? (August 2015)

  • Answer – Babasaheb Purandare

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