18 Aug

IBPS PO official notification was published recently and with that the recruitment for over 4000 vacancies in probationary officer cadre has begun. The competition is expected to become stiffer as the number of candidates applying for the exam will increase. In such a scenario, it is best to prepare diligently for the exam and leave no stone unturned.

To help you in this effort to crack SSC and Banking Exams, we have come up with the latest General Awareness Quiz. GK experts renowned for the Best Bank PO Coaching in Delhi have published this Current Affairs Quiz covering the month of August.

Current GK August 2018 Quiz

Question 1. Name the state that recently published the National Register of Citizens to deal with the issue of illegal immigrants.
a. Bihar
b. Assam
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. West Bengal

Answer: Assam

Question 2. In its 3rd monetary policy review of the financial year 2018-19, RBI has increased Repo rate to
a. 6%
b. 6.25%
c. 6.5%
d. 6.75%

Answer: 6.5%

Question 3. In the context of RBI’s 3rd monetary policy review of the financial year 2018-19, which of the following pairs is correct?
a. Reverse Repo Rate: 6.25%
b. Bank Rate: 6.75%
c. MSF Rate: 6.75%
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 4. Which of the following recently became the world’s 1st company to touch $1 trillion valuation?
a. Microsoft
b. Amazon
c. Walmart
d. Apple

Answer: Apple

Question 5. Name the Indians who have won Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2018.
a. Anna Hazare and Ramachandra Guha
b. Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Kailash Satyarthi
c. Sonam Wangchuk and Bharat Vatwani
d. Kailash Satyarthi and Anand Kumar

Answer: Sonam Wangchuk and Bharat Vatwani

Question 6. The name of world’s 1st humanoid Hindi speaking robot is
a. Radha
b. Priya
c. Juhi
d. Rashmi

Answer: Rashmi

Question 7. The 2018 BRICS Summit was hosted recently by which of the following nations?
a. South Africa
b. Brazil
c. China
d. Russia

Answer: South Africa

Question 8. Where are the Asian Games 2018 going to be held?
a. Bangkok, Thailand
b. Qingdao, China
c. Jakarta, Indonesia
d. Tokyo, Japan

Answer: Jakarta, Indonesia

Question 9. Neeraj Chopra, the flag bearer of the Indian contingent at Asian Games 2018, is associated with which of the following sports?
a. Badminton
b. Shooting
c. Hockey
d. Javelin Throw

Answer: Javelin Throw

Question 10. When is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples observed?
a. 3rd August
b. 9th August
c. 21st August
d. 22nd August

Answer: 9th August

Question 11. Who among the following was recently elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
a. Sumitra Mahajan
b. PJ Kurien
c. Harivansh Narayan Singh
d. B K Hariprasad

Answer: Harivansh Narayan Singh

Question 12. Which of the following bodies was granted constitutional status when the Parliament passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 recently?
a. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
b. National Commission for Scheduled Castes
c. National Commission for Backward Classes
d. All of these

Answer: National Commission for Backward Classes

Question 13. Name the country that recently won the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup.
a. Ireland
b. Germany
c. Australia
d. Netherlands

Answer: Netherlands

Question 14. Where was the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018 held recently?
a. London, England
b. Sydney, Australia
c. Toronto, Canada
d. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Answer: London, England

Question 15. Maitree 2018, a joint military exercise, was conducted recently between the armies of India and
a. Mauritius
b. Nepal
c. Thailand
d. Bangladesh

Answer: Thailand

Question 16. Which scheme has been launched by the Ministry of Culture to reimburse the Central Share of CGST & IGST on Prasad / Food / Bhandara / Langar offered by various religious institutions?
a. Dharm Bhav Yojna
b. Seva Bhav Yojna
c. Seva Bhoj Yojna
d. Dharmik Bhoj Yojna

Answer: Seva Bhoj Yojna

Question 17. Which of the following has become the first state to implement the national policy on biofuels?
a. Jharkhand
b. Haryana
c. Rajasthan
d. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Rajasthan

Question 18. Which of the following stood No.1 on Public Affairs Index and was, thus, declared the best governed state in India?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala
c. Gujarat
d. Karnataka

Answer: Kerala

Question 19. Ram Sewak Sharma has been reappointed Chairman of
a. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
b. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
c. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
d. Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)

Answer: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Question 20. Who among the following defeated PV Sindhu to win the 2018 World Badminton Championships?
a. Nozomi Okuhara
b. Akane Yamaguchi
c. Carolina Marin
d. Chen Yufei

Answer: Carolina Marin

Question 21. Name the city which topped the 2018 Ease of Living Index that was published recently by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
a. Chandigarh
b. Amaravati
c. Hyderabad
d. Pune

Answer: Pune

Question 22. The Indian Army has launched which of the following relief and rescue operations to help people in flood-affected areas of Kerala?
a. Operation Sahyog
b. Operation Sahayata
c. Operation Flood Relief
d. Operation Flood Aid

Answer: Operation Sahyog

Question 23. Mughalsarai junction was renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station. Where is this station situated?
a. Bihar
b. Rajasthan
c. Delhi
d. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Question 24. “Swachhameva Jayate”, a rural cleanliness and sanitation campaign, has been launched recently by the state government of
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Karnataka
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Bihar

Answer: Karnataka

Question 25. ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet 2018 was recently held in
a. Jakarta
b. Kuala Lumpur
c. Manila
d. Singapore

Answer: Singapore

Question 26. India’s rank on United Nations EGDI (E-Government Development Index) 2018 is
a. 42
b. 91
c. 96
d. 99

Answer: 96

Question 27. Name the winner of the 2018 Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award.
a. Shubha Mudgal
b. M. Gopala Krishna
c. Mod. Azharuddin
d. Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Answer: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Question 28. International Youth Day is observed annually on 12th August. What was the theme for this year’s celebration?
a. Safe Spaces for Youth
b. Harnessing Youth Energy
c. Leveraging the Demographic Dividend
d. Nurturing Leaders for Tomorrow

Answer: Safe Spaces for Youth

Question 29. Who was recently appointed as the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?
a. Laura Chinchilla
b. Mary Robinson
c. Michelle Bachelet
d. Dilma Rousseff

Answer: Michelle Bachelet

Question 30. Gaganyan, India’s manned space project, is expected to send an astronaut into space by
a. 2020
b. 2021
c. 2022
d. 2025

Answer: 2022

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