Latest Current Affairs - 10th July 2018

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Q1. Who received knowledge Excellence Award at the 22nd International Conference on Non- Ferrous Minerals and Metals 2018?

  1. N G Nair
  2. Dr Tapan Kumar Chand
  3. Ramesh Agrawal
  4. Chandrani Prasad Verma

Q2. The 6th edition of biennial World Cities Summit will be held in ________.

  1. France
  2. Singapore
  3. Germany
  4. Italy

Q3. The British Council has signed a MoU with this state to promoting cultural, educational and skill development.

  1. Haryana
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Assam

Q4. World Chocolate Day is celebrated every year on_____________.

  1. July 8
  2. July 7
  3. July 6
  4. July 5

Q5. Which state government allotted 200 acres to 3 women entrepreneurs’ associations in the state?

  1. Telangana
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Gujarat

Q6. Which country launched the new visas to Indian scientists?

  1. UK
  2. USA
  3. Germany
  4. Russia

Q7. Who won the gold medal at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup 2018?

  1. Bisheshwar Nandi
  2. Ashish Kumar
  3. Aruna Reddy
  4. Dipa Karmakar 

Q8.  Integral Coach Factory (ICF) of Chennai announced the launch of indigenously manufactured semi high-speed train, the train is named as;

  1. Train 15
  2. Train 25  
  3. Train 12 
  4. Train 18 

Q9. With which state NASSCOM launched a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE - DSAI), recently?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Karnataka

Q10. Name of the Indian cricketer reached the milestone of playing 500 international matches during the second T20 International against England?

  1. R Ashwin
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Rohit Sharma
  4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Q11. India's first biofortified sorghum (jowar) that containing higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum. It's named as;

  1. Param Shakti.
  2. Parbhani Chakra
  3. Parbhani Shakti
  4. Indra Shakthi

Q12. Recently, Who has been named as the brand ambassador of the Muthoot Pappachan Group?

  1. Aishwarya Rai
  2. Kareena Kapoor
  3. Vidya Balan
  4. Kangana Ranaut

Q13. NASA's mission that aims to get the closest to the Sun than ever by any human-made object has got its revolutionary heat shield "Thermal Protection System or TPS" is;

  1. Heather Solar Probe
  2. Parker Solar Probe
  3. Aviator Solar Probe
  4. Minius Solar Probe

Q14. This ministry will upgrade the National Information Security Policy and Guidelines to secure government data.

  1. Ministry of Home Affair
  2. Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
  3. Ministry of Civil Aviation
  4. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Q15. Which novel won the Golden Man Booker International prize 2018?

  1. Girls Burn Brighter
  2. The English Patient
  3. Children of Blood and Bone
  4. An American Marriage

Q16. Which country is hosting the 17th World Sanskrit Conference (WSC-2018)?

  1. India
  2. Brazil
  3. Australia
  4. Canada

Q17. Mundakkal Mathew Jacob, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?

  1. Indian National Congress
  2. Bharatiya Janata Party
  3. Nationalist Congress Party
  4. Communist Party of India

Q18. Recently, the term of K Kasturirangan Committee was extended by the Government of India (GoI). The committee was constituted for which purpose?

  1. To draft new education policy
  2. To draft new income-tax policy
  3. To draft new FDI policy
  4. To draft new forest policy

Q19. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of Cooperative (IDC)?

  1. Co-operatives ensure no one is left behind
  2. Peace-building through Co-operatives
  3. Choose co-operatives, choose equality
  4. Sustainable societies through cooperation

Q20. Who authored the book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly”?

  1. Mihir Bose 
  2. Sundeep Misra
  3. Abhirup Bhattacharya
  4. Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Q21. Which novel has won the 2018 Golden Man Booker Prize?

  1. In a Free State
  2. The English Patient
  3. Wolf Hall
  4. Moon Tiger

Q22. Who has become the oldest Indian woman to complete an Ironman Triathlon?

  1. Pooja Mishra
  2. Anju Khosla
  3. Anjali Jain
  4. Priya Mukherjee

Q23. Which Indian sportswoman bagged bronze in the 48 kg category at the 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships at Tashkent?

  1. Punam Yadav
  2. Jhilli Dalabehera
  3.  Kavita Devi
  4. Kunjarani Devi