12 March Daily Current Affairs for UPSC & Govt Exams 2024

12 March Daily Current Affairs Questions Answer MCQs /Quiz

Today 12 March Gandhiji started Dandi March

1930 Gandhiji started the Dandi March from Sabarmati Ashram on 12 March for Salt Satyagraha. Civil disobedience movement also started.

12 March Daily Current Affairs 2024 UPSC

Q.1 In which state has the country’s first elevated urban expressway been built?
(a) Haryana
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Himachal

Answer :(a) Haryana

PM Narendra Modi on Monday announced Rs 1 lakh crore including the 19 km long Haryana section of Dwarka Expressway. Inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 112 National Highway projects. Dwarka Expressway has been constructed for Rs 4100 crore. This is the country’s first elevated urban expressway, which has eight lanes on a single pillar.

This will save time and get rid of traffic jams. Earlier, the PM handed over drones to 1,000 women under the Empowered Women-Developed India programme.

PM inaugurates 19 km long stretch of Dwarka Expressway There are 4 multi-level interchanges on the Dwarka Expressway. It consists of tunnels/underpasses, elevated flyovers and flyovers over flyovers. 2 lakh metric tons of steel has been used in it.

Q.2 Recently successfully tested Nuclear Ballistic Missile _____?

Answer :(d)Agni-5

India successfully test-fired Agni-5, a 5,000 km range nuclear ballistic missile on March 11. It is equipped with Multiple Independently Targetable Re-Entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology, which means it can launch nuclear attacks on multiple targets simultaneously. Although the first test of Agni-5 was done in the year 2012, but the first test with MIRV has happened now. With this technology, half the world including China and Pakistan has come under the radar of missiles. PM Narendra Modi has congratulated DRDO scientists. PM Modi has called Agni-5 ‘Mission Divyastra’

Q.3 The name of the very easy way that has been discovered recently to connect chemicals to proteins is ________.
(a) Bhopal
(b) Bhojpal
(c) Bhopal MP
(d)none of these

Answer :(a) Bhopal

Dr. Dimpy Kalia, Assistant Professor at ISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research), Bhopal.
Recently carried out this search

The name of the very easy way he has found to attach chemicals to proteins is Bhopal (Baylis Hillman Orchestrated Protein Aminothiol Labeling).


Q.4 J. Satyendra Kumar Singh has been appointed Lokayukta of which state?
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Manipur

Answer :(b)Madhya Pradesh

Justice Satyendra Kumar Singh took oath as the new Lokayukta of Madhya Pradesh in a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan on March 10. Governor Mangubhai Patel administered him the oath of office and secrecy. Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav was also present in the program. Justice Satyendra Kumar Singh has replaced Justice Naresh Kumar Gupta. Justice Gupta’s tenure had ended on October 17, but due to the governance arrangement regarding the appointment of Lokayukta, he was still holding the responsibility. The government had issued orders for the appointment of a new Lokayukta on Saturday.

Q.5 In which state was the Ken-Betwa link project launched recently?
(b)Madhya Pradesh
(c)Uttar Pradesh
(d)none of these

Answer :(b)Madhya Pradesh

Ken-Betwa Link Project costing ₹ 44,605 ​​crore will provide irrigation facility in 8.11 lakh hectare area, 41 lakh people will get pure drinking water. This project was inaugurated on 11 March 2022.

Parvati-Kalisindh-Chambal Link Project worth ₹35 thousand crore, expansion of irrigation in 3.37 lakh hectares in Malwa and Chambal region, more than 3 lakh families will be benefited.

Q.6 Which agreement did the Reserve Bank of India and Bank Indonesia sign recently?

Answer – Reserve Bank of India and Bank Indonesia signed an MoU in Mumbai on March 7, 2024 to promote cross-border transactions and local currencies. This will help in promoting trade as well as strengthening financial integration between India and Indonesia.


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