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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.
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. West Bengal
Question 2. In its 3rd monetary policy review of the financial year 2018-19, RBI has increased Repo rate to
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?
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
Question 7. The 2018 BRICS Summit was hosted recently by which of the following nations?
a. South Africa
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?
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.
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
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?
d. Madhya Pradesh
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
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.
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?
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
c. Madhya Pradesh
Question 25. ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet 2018 was recently held in
b. Kuala Lumpur
Question 26. India’s rank on United Nations EGDI (E-Government Development Index) 2018 is
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
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