Current Affairs for IAS Prelims 2017: March 2017
Current affairs quizzes provided in this articles based the important events happened during the whole month of March 2017. There is hardly 10 weeks remained for the IAS Prelims Exam 2017 which is to be held on 18th June 2017. So, the given current affairs quizzes will be much beneficial during IAS preparation.
Current affairs remained one of the core sections of IAS Exam. A continuous study of current affairs for IAS Exam is highly recommended by the IAS toppers. In a view of growing importance of current affairs in IAS Exam, we are providing current affairs quizzes with the explanation on daily basis. Such current affairs quizzes will immensely help IAS aspirant to gain confidence in their IAS preparation.
Here, we have provided current affairs quizzes based on the events happened in the month of March 2017. Go through the current affairs quizzes and check your progress.
March Week 1
In this week we have covered ranges of topics and some of the important topics are- Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs), OECD Economic Survey of India 2017, Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), India-CLMV concave, the first Antyodaya clan of trains, the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS), seemai karuvelam trees (prosopis juliflora), Al Nagah-II, the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD), the Namami Brahmaputra festival, the Working Group on Migration, Aleppo report of the Unites Nations, maiden Anti-Ship Missile, Weapon Locating Radar (WLR), SWATHI, NBC Recce vehicle, NBC Drugs, congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), the rubella virus, Olive Ridley sea turtles, Listen to the Young Voices, CITES, Kurukh, India-Canada trade and investment relations, the Shahpur Kandi Dam, INS Viraat, the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods, TIR Carnets, the Definitive Agreement on Oil Storage and Management, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Lakkaram tank of Kakatiya, the Mission Kakatiya scheme, the new Trade Mark Rules of 2017, the endangered Gangetic dolphin, the Revised Cost Estimate of Koteshwar Hydro Electric Project, the major reservoirs, India-Poland Bilateral Cooperation in Agriculture & Allied Sectors, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016, Legacy Food Cash Credit Accounts, first genetically-modified (BT) varieties of cotton, the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016, India-Belgium Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Protocol, No-Detention Policy and sanction of Inter-Regional Power Transmission projects.
March Week 2
In this week we have covered ranges of topics and some of the important topics are- the Blue Revolution, the Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill 2016, the Banana Research Centre, the National Foundation for Corporate Governance (NFCG), the autonomous Research Councils, the Interstate River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill 2017, fovea- a special sweet spot in the human eye, the Special assistance measures, The Cultural Functions Grant Scheme, the National Institutional Ranking Framework, SWAYAM, Unified District Information System for Education (U-DISE), All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) and the National Health Policy 2017.
In this week we have covered ranges of topics and some of the important topics are- the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women, the Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES), the Soil Health Card Scheme, the National AYUSH Mission (NAM), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA), the four GST related bills, the SEZ policy, UNFCCC, UNFCCC, the Extra Mural Research (EMR) Scheme, the National Green Tribunal, the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), Mahi, sancipat manuscripts, separate Defence Export Strategy, the Defence Export Policy, arsenic-affected people, the USTTAD, the Fund of Funds of Start-ups (FFS), the North East Road Network Connectivity Project, Minimum Support Price (MSP), the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), the 2016 Human Development Report, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), the National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST), the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY), the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana and the Bt cotton varieties – PAU Bt 1, F1861 and RS2013
March Week 4
In this week we have covered ranges of topics and some of the important topics are- the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs), Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-2016, Make in India, the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) Report 2017, global services pact, the Second Commitment Period (2013- 2020) of the Kyoto Protocol, Certified Emission Reduction-CER), the Namami Gange Programme, Down syndrome, the tropical cyclones, Earth hour, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada, the National Health Policy 2017, the Rashtriya Gokul Mission, the FAME-India scheme, the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme, the world’s first nanocar race, Bharat Stage-III, Sajibu Cheiraoba, Yugadi, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Cheti Chand, South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC), PSLV, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), India’s longest highway tunnel and the Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme.