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Defence Current Affairs MCQs : This section focuses on the "Defence Current Affairs". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Defence Current Affairs skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

What is the name of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier?

A. INS Shaurya
B. INS Vikrant
C. INS Vikramaditya
D. INS Arihant

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Question 2

There was an explosion aboard which Indian Naval Ship?

A. INS Ranvir
B. INS Vikrant
C. INS Vishakhapatnam
D. INS Vikramaditya

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Question 3

Where will the joint military exercise PANEX-21 with BIMSTEC countries be held?

A. Delhi
B. Assam
C. Sikkim
D. Pune

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Question 4

Which space agency is preparing to launch the DART mission to prevent the collision of Earth with an asteroid?

A. NASA
B. JAXA
C. CNSA
D. ISRO

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Question 5

SIMBEX 2021 has the annual bilateral maritime exercise of India and Singapore. The exercise has which edition of the annual event?

A. 25th
B. 28th
C. 27th
D. 30th

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Question 6

How many Rafale Jets did UAE buy from France?

A. 75
B. 80
C. 85
D. 90

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Question 7

The stealth guided-missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam has been manufactured by which organization for the Indian Navy?

A. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
B. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd
C. Cochin Shipyard
D. Goa Shipyard Limited

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Question 8

Which Indian ship participated in the Maiden Maritime Partnership Exercise conducted by the Indian Navy with the Algerian Navy?

A. INS Tabar
B. INS Teg
C. INS Trikand
D. INS Talwar

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Question 9

The 'Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile, which was flight-tested, was developed in which country?

A. Israel
B. France
C. India
D. USA

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Question 10

DRDO test-fired long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Agni-5'. The new missile falls under which category?

A. Air-to-surface
B. Air-to-air
C. Surface-to-air
D. Surface-to-surface

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Question 11

India participated in a joint military exercise EKUVERIN with which of the following countries?

A. The Maldives
B. England
C. New Zealand
D. Sri Lanka

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Question 12

US military personnel and which country has begun the 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training maritime exercise?

A. China Navy
B. Myanmar Navy
C. Bangladesh Navy
D. Pakistan Navy

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Question 13

India is participating in the 6th Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021, of SCO member states Which country is hosting the exercise?

A. Russia
B. Australia
C. India
D. China

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Question 14

Who has assumed charge as Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee?

A. Army Chief General MM Naravane
B. Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
C. Admiral R. Hari Kumar
D. Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari

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Question 15

The Indian Army team has won the gold medal at the 2021 Cambrian Patrol Exercise. Which of the following forces represented the Indian army at the event?

A. 1st Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment)
B. 8 Gorkha Rifles
C. 5th Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force)
D. 3rd Gorkha Rifles

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Question 16

Which country tested the indigenously developed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) and become the first country without a nuclear weapon to develop such a missile system?

A. South Korea
B. Germany
C. Australia
D. Israel

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Question 17

The Indian Navy participated in the U.S. Navy-led Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) military exercise in which country?

A. USA
B. Australia
C. Maldives
D. Singapore

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Question 18

India has flagged off which edition of the Scientific Expedition to Antarctica in November 2021?

A. 39th
B. 43rd
C. 45th
D. 41st

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Question 19

The 8th edition of the Exercise Mitra Shakti-21 it is a bilateral exercise of the Indian Army with the army of which country?

A. Singapore
B. Maldives
C. Sri Lanka
D. Nepal

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Question 20

The multi-nation military exercise named 'ZAPAD 2021' is to be held in which country?

A. China
B. Sri Lanka
C. India
D. Russia

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Question 21

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently test-fired Nirbhay cruise missile of what range?

A. 1100 km
B. 350 km
C. 550 km
D. 1000 km

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Question 22

Indian navy's stealth frigate has been launched at Yantar Shipyard of which country?

A. African
B. Greek
C. Australian
D. Russia

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Question 23

Which city will host the 12th Defence Expo-2022?

A. Gandhinagar
B. Indore
C. Bengaluru
D. Lucknow

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Question 24

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2021 is the 17th edition of the Joint Military Training Exercise between the Indian Army and which country?

A. United States
B. Nepal
C. Singapore
D. Sri Lanka

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Question 25

Which edition of SIMBEX 2021 has recently taken place between India and Singapore?

A. 30th
B. 25th
C. 27th
D. 28th

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Question 26

How Many Indian soldiers took part in the International Exercise 'Blue Flag 2021'?

A. 75
B. 85
C. 58
D. 84

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Question 27

The central government has appointed Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar as the next chief of which defense force?

A. Indian Navy
B. Army & Navy
C. Air Force
D. Army

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Question 28

Which edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) has conducted in November 2021 in the Andaman Sea?

A. 34th
B. 38th
C. 32nd
D. 30th

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Question 29

'Exercise Konkan 2021' will take place between the Indian Navy and which country?

A. Australia
B. UK
C. USA
D. UAE

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Question 30

Which defence organization introduced a light and more climate-friendly combat uniform for its personnel on Army Day?

A. Border Security Force
B. Indian Air force
C. Indian Army
D. National Security Guards

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Question 31

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship Vigraha is of which number in the collection of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs)?

A. 7th
B. 8th
C. 9th
D. 1st

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Question 32

Who has been appointed the subsequent Chief of Air Staff?

A. Ravi Dubey
B. Sirish Patel
C. D Suhag
D. V R Chaudhari

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Question 33

Which missile was successfully test-launched by DRDO recently?

A. Akash
B. Nag
C. Akash Prime
D. Gadar

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Question 34

The Indian navy has participated in the PASSEX exercise with which country?

A. France
B. Japan
C. Russia
D. China

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Question 35

What is the name given to India's first-ever satellite and nuclear-missile tracking ship?

A. INS Tez
B. INS Parvat
C. INS Eklavya
D. INS Dhruv

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Question 36

When is the India-Israel FTA Negotiation set to resume?

A. Mar-21
B. Nov-21
C. Dec-22
D. Sep-22

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Question 37

The Exercise Malabar is associated with which Armed force of India?

A. Indian Army
B. National Security Guard
C. Indian Coast Guard
D. Indian Navy

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Question 38

JIMEX 2021 will be held in which region?

A. Bay of Bengal
B. Arabian Sea
C. Pacific Ocean
D. Indian Ocean

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Question 39

"Joint Sea 2021 naval exercise" is a joint naval drill between which countries?

A. China and Russia
B. China and India
C. Russia and India
D. Russia and USA

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Question 40

President has presented the 'President's Standard' to which number Missile Vessel Squadron of the Indian Navy?

A. 25th
B. 22nd
C. 24th
D. 21st

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Question 41

Maiden AL-Mohed AL-Hindi exercise is set to begin between the Indian Navy and which other country?

A. Kazakhstan
B. Algeria
C. UAE
D. Saudi Arabia

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Question 42

Name the fourth Scorpene-class submarine received by the Indian Navy under Project 75?

A. INS Vayu
B. INS Vela
C. INS Veer
D. INS Vagir

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Question 43

Which is the fourth stealth Scorpene class submarine that has been commissioned to the Indian Navy under Project 75?

A. INS Hamsa
B. INS Vela
C. INS Chakra
D. INS Hamla

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Question 44

Which of the Bilateral Exercise commenced between the Indian Navy (IN) - Bangladesh Navy (BN) in the Northern Bay of Bengal?

A. Indra
B. Varuna
C. Bongosagar
D. Passex

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Question 45

The annual military exercise KAZIND-21 is being conducted between the Indian Army and which Army?

A. Kazakhstan
B. Kyrgyzstan
C. Kenya
D. Kuwait

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Question 46

The Exercise MALABAR 2021 is which edition of the annual exercise?

A. 21
B. 27
C. 25
D. 23

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Question 47

The biennial military training exercise "EX SHAKTI 2021" is scheduled to be held between India and which country?

A. France
B. Nepal
C. Sri Lanka
D. Australia

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Question 48

'Zayed Talwar 2021' is the bilateral exercise of India with which country?

A. USA
B. UAE
C. Japan
D. Australia

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Question 49

Indian Army launched an in-house messaging app, what is the name of the app?

A. ASIGNA
B. ASIGMA
C. ASIHMA
D. ASIGMB

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Question 50

Which Indian air force squadron participated in the Blue Flag 2021 international exercise?

A. ‎Tejas
B. Mirage 2000
C. Su-30MKI
D. MiG-29‎

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Question 51

Which edition of the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC 5.0) has been launched?

A. 4th
B. 5th
C. 10th
D. 12th

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Question 52

Surya Kiran is a joint military exercise of India with which country?

A. Bhutan
B. Nepal
C. Bangladesh
D. UAE

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Question 53

India will be conducting the annual Malabar naval exercises with which other countries?

A. Hungary, Japan, USA
B. USA, Saudi Arabia, Japan
C. USA, UAE, UK
D. USA, Japan, Australia

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Question 54

Which country is hosting the multi-nation military exercise named 'ZAPAD 2021'?

A. Singapore
B. Russia
C. France
D. Germany

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Question 55

Nuri is an indigenously developed launch vehicle/ rocket by which country?

A. South Korea
B. Iraq
C. Turkey
D. Israel

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Question 56

Which Indian frigate participated in the joint maritime drill between the Indian Navy and German Navy at the Gulf of Aden near Yemen under the Indian Ocean leg of Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021?

A. Trikand
B. Teg
C. Talwar
D. Trisul

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Question 57

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers launches which survey vessel for Indian Navy?

A. Yudha
B. Surya
C. Sandhayak
D. Rajni

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Question 58

Which of the Indian Navy Ship (INS) has decommissioned after 32 years of service at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh in December 2021?

A. INS Vikrant
B. INS Khukri
C. INS Vijaydurg
D. INS Surat

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Question 59

The NSG conducted the counter-terrorism exercise in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and the national capital region. What is the name given to the annual drill?

A. Gandiv
B. Pinaka
C. Shakti
D. Vijaya

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Question 60

KAZIND-21 is a joint Training Exercise of India to be conducted with which country?

A. Tajikistan
B. Kazakhstan
C. UAE
D. Oman

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Question 61

'Samudra Shakti' is a bilateral exercise of India with which other country?

A. Indonesia
B. Iran
C. UAE
D. Nepal

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Question 62

Which high-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was flight tested by DRDO?

A. ABHYAS
B. VIRAAT
C. NIBHAY
D. AKASH

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Question 63

Who has been felicitated with the Best Actor Award in the male category at the 52nd IFFI festival?

A. Jitendra Joshi
B. Praveen Krupakar
C. Vinothraj P S
D. Sagar Puranik

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Question 64

Zair-Al-Bahr is a naval exercise between India and which country?

A. Qatar
B. Oman
C. UAE
D. USA

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Question 65

The Surya Kiran -XV is a Joint Military Training Exercise of the Indian Army with which country?

A. Sri Lanka
B. Maldives
C. Bangladesh
D. Nepal

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Question 66

The India-Australia bilateral navy exercise AUSINDEX-2021 is which edition of the annual exercise?

A. 3rd
B. 5th
C. 7th
D. 4th

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Question 67

Which country has conducted a successful test flight of the indigenously developed Fatah-1, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)?

A. India
B. Australia
C. Pakistan
D. UK

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Question 68

Which force has commissioned its first two women officers in combat for the first time in India?

A. BSF
B. ITBP
C. CISF
D. CRPF

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Question 69

CORPAT is an exercise of India with which country?

A. Indonesia
B. Sri Lanka
C. China
D. Japan

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Question 70

In 2021, the 6th edition of Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR is taking place at which place?

A. Ranikhet
B. Dehradun
C. Chaubatia
D. Pithoragarh

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