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Current GK September 2018
Question: 1. Which of the following is not a mascot of the 2018 Asian Games?
a. Bhin Bhin: The Bird-of-Paradise
b. Atung: The Bawean Deer
c. Kaka: The Javan Rhinoceros
d. None of these
Answer: None of these
Question: 2. Name the new chairman of IBA (Indian Banks Association).
a. Sunil Mehta
b. Deepak Parekh
c. Shikha Sharma
d. Rana Kapoor
Answer: Sunil Mehta
Question: 3. “Moving On, Moving Forward: A year in Office” has been written by
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Venkaiah Naidu
c. Smriti Irani
d. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Answer: Venkaiah Naidu
Question: 4. Which of the following sections of the Indian Penal Code was struck down recently thereby decriminalizing homosexuality?
Question: 5. Who among the following has been elected President of Pakistan?
a. Asad Umar
b. Shah Mehmood Qureshi
c. Jahangir Khan Tareen
d. Arif Alvi
Answer: Arif Alvi
Question: 6. Name the sportsperson who was the flag-bearer for India at the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremony.
a. Rani Rampal
b. Swapna Barman
c. Neeraj Chopra
d. Vinesh Phogat
Answer: Rani Rampal
Question: 7. In which event did Jinson Johnson win a Gold medal for India at the recently concluded Asian Games?
a. 400 meter race
b. 800 meter race
c. 1500 meter race
d. 5000 meter race
Answer: 1500 meter race
Question: 8. Which country topped the medals tally of Asian Games 2018?
d. South Korea
Question: 9. What was India’s position on the medals tally at the recently concluded Asian Games?
Question: 10. Which of the following is the correct pair of banks that are going to be merged with the Bank of Baroda?
a. Dena Bank & Vijaya Bank
b. Syndicate Bank & Dena Bank
c. Syndicate Bank & Vijaya Bank
d. Canara Bank & Vijaya Bank
Answer: Dena Bank & Vijaya Bank
Question: 11. World Tourism Day (WTD) is observed on 27th September every year. The theme for WTD this year is
a. Tourism for International Unity
b. Tourism Binds the World Together
c. Tourism and the Digital Transformation
d. Promoting Sustainable Tourism
Answer: Tourism and the Digital Transformation
Question: 12. Naomi Osaka, the winner of the 2018 US Open women’s singles title, belongs to which of the following countries?
c. South Korea
Question: 13. Whom did Novak Djokovic beat in the final to win the men’s singles 2018 US Open championship?
a. Roger Federer
b. Juan Martín del Potro
c. Milos Raonic
d. Rafael Nadal
Answer: Juan Martín del Potro
Question: 14. Which of the following pairs is/are correct with respect to the winners of the US Open 2018 championship?
a. Men’s Doubles: Mike Bryan & Jack Sock
b. Women’s Doubles: Ashleigh Barty & CoCo Vandeweghe
c. Mixed Doubles: Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jamie Murray
d. All of the above
Answer: All of the above
Question: 15. What was India’s GDP growth rate in the first quarter (April to June) of the fiscal year 2018-19?
Question: 16. Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been appointed as the
a. 44th Chief Justice of India
b. 46th Chief Justice of India
c. 47th Chief Justice of India
d. 48th Chief Justice of India
Answer: 46th Chief Justice of India
Question: 17. Name the leader who has been reappointed Chairman of the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee.
a. LK Advani
b. Rajnath Singh
c. Murali Manohar Joshi
d. Nitin Gadkari
Answer: LK Advani
Question: 18. The venue of the recently concluded ASEAN World Economic Forum meet was
a. Seoul, South Korea
b. Buenos Aires, Argentina
c. Ha Noi, Vietnam
d. Qingdao, China
Answer: Ha Noi, Vietnam
Question: 19. Name the winner of the South Asian Football Federation 2018 men’s Cup.
Question: 20. What is India’s rank on the 2017 Human Development Index?
Question: 21. Human Development Index (HDI) is published annually by the United Nations Development Program. Which of the following nations has got the 1st rank on HDI 2017?
Question: 22. When is National Hindi Divas observed annually?
a. 12th September
b. 14th September
c. 10th January
d. 28th August
Answer: 14th September
Question: 23. National Rail and Transportation Institute, India’s 1st railway university, has been set up in
a. Vadodara, Gujarat
b. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
c. Pune, Maharashtra
d. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Vadodara, Gujarat
Question: 24. Nomadic Elephant 2018, a bilateral army exercise, was conducted recently between India and
Question: 25. Name the country that was the largest source of FDI for India in the fiscal year 2017-18
Question: 26. The venue of ‘MILEX-18’, the 1st BIMSTEC military exercise ever conducted, was
Question: 27. As per the Internal Ombudsman Scheme 2018, it is mandatory to appoint an Internal Ombudsman in all Scheduled Commercial Banks (except Regional Rural Banks) having more than
a. 5 outlets
b. 10 outlets
c. 15 outlets
d. 20 outlets
Answer: 10 outlets
Question: 28. RBI has given statutory powers to Internal Ombudsman under section 35 A of the
a. Industrial Disputes (Banking Companies) Decision Act, 1955
b. Banking Regulation Act, 1949
c. Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
d. State Financial Corporations Act, 1951
Answer: Banking Regulation Act, 1949
Question: 29. Who among the following recently won the Miss Diva-Miss Universe India 2018 pageant?
a. Shraddha Shashidhar
b. Roshni Sheoran
c. Anukreethy Vas
d. Nehal Chudasama
Answer: Nehal Chudasama
Question: 30. “Yudh Abhyas”, the periodic military exercise between India and the USA, was conducted recently in
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