Defence Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 124 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Defence Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 25, 2020.

21. As per the recent ‘Military Balance’ report, the defence modernisation of which country led to higher military spending by the US?

[A] Russia
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] India

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22. Which city was host to the India-Bangladesh SAMPRITI-IX joint military exercise?

[A] Umroi
[B] Kolkata
[C] Vishakhapatnam
[D] Kochi

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23. Which country organised a training course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ for Indian Coast Guard and Customs personnel at Chennai?

[A] Japan
[B] Australia
[C] Oman
[D] Qatar

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24. India is set to buy the ‘Sikorsky Romeo’ helicopters from which country?

[A] Israel
[B] Russia
[C] United States
[D] France

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25. Which is the first major defence ship to clear all sea acceptance trials in a single sea sortie?

[A] ICGS Varad
[B] ICGS Vajra
[C] ICGS Varaha
[D] ICGS Veera

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26. What is the share of Indian companies in Defence Ministry’s contracts for procurement of defence equipment in 2019-20?

[A] 25.03 %
[B] 50.03 %
[C] 75.03 %
[D] 90.03 %

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27. The Defence Ministry signed an 880-crore contract for procurement of 16,479 light machine guns (LMGs) from which country?

[A] United States
[B] Israel
[C] France
[D] Russia

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28. Which firm has bagged the order from the Indian Army to set up a unified network management system?

[A] Tata Consultancy Services
[B] Larsen & Toubro
[C] Infosys
[D] Wipro

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29. The Union Defence Ministry has signed a contract with which power firm of India for infrastructure modernisation of airfields?

[A] PowerGrid corporation
[B] Tata Power
[C] JSW Energy
[D] Adani Power

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30. What is ‘Sachet’, that was recently commissioned by the Indian Coast Guard?

[A] Interceptor Boat
[B] Ship
[C] Submarine
[D] Chopper

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