Latest Current Affairs - 13th July 2018

For aspirants who are looking to get through competitive exams like Banking, Railway, SSC or other government jobs, it is vital to be familiarised with the current happenings around the world. Current Affairs is an inevitable subject that every test-taker must get acquainted with. Moreover, it is an important segment of your syllabus from Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English, etc. To facilitate your preparation for some of the most coveted jobs or lucrative recruitment exams, we get you the latest and updated information about anything and everything. Our experts devise every single set of topic and content for you to ease your research.

Q1. Which Indian University has discovered a pigment in wild edible mushroom that may help fight against cancer?

  1. Goa University
  2. University of Calcutta
  3. IIT Roorkee
  4. IISC Bangalore

Q2. Which union ministry has launched a technology challenge to eliminate human entry into septic tanks?

  1. Ministry of Urban Development   
  2.  Ministry of Rural Development
  3. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  4. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Q3. The India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre has been established in which city?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Chennai
  3. Shimla
  4. Pune

Q4. Who has become the 2nd Indian mountaineer to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world?

  1. Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu
  2. Premlata Agarwal
  3. Satyarup Siddhanta
  4. Malavath Puma

Q5. The Rajasthan government has signed a MoU with which techonological giant to provide free digital training to students?

  1. Infosys
  2. Microsoft
  3. Facebook
  4. Wipro

Q6. For the first time which Indian Naval Aircraft was deployed for Rim of Pacific Multinational Naval exercise (RIMPAC-18)?

  1. Poseidon Eight India (P 8I)
  2. Poseidon Nine India (P 4I)
  3. Poseidon Seven India (P 5I)
  4. Poseidon Six India (P 7I)

Q7. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted which resolution to protect children in armed conflict?

  1. Resolution 2657
  2. Resolution 2337
  3. Resolution 2247
  4. Resolution 2427

Q8. Which state government has launched the ‘Anna Canteens’ across the state that will offer subsidised food for the poor?

  1. Kerala
  2. Odisha
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Q9. Which state government will launch ‘One farmer one transformer’ scheme to curb electricity losses?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Punjab
  4. Goa

Q10. India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) and Light Bullet Proof Vehicles (LBPV) will be set up in which city?

  1. Guwahati
  2. Kota
  3. Indore
  4. Patna

Q11. Sun Pharma Consumer Healthcare has named which actor as the brand ambassador of health supplement Revital H?

  1. Akshay Kumar
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Ranbir Kapoor
  4. Salman Khan

Q12. Students from this University has developed a self-driving wheelchair to help orthopaedically challenged persons.

  1. Cochin University of Science and Technology
  2. Amrita University
  3. Manipal University
  4. SRM University

Q13. Which company introduced 'Launchpad Accelerator India', a mentorship program for AI start-ups of India?

  1. Google
  2. IBM
  3. Oracle
  4. Facebook

Q14. Which state Government bans the use of plastic and thermocol cutlery?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Rajasthan

Q15. Which country is in the 1st position of Global Innovation Index 2018?

  1. Finland
  2. Denmark
  3. Switzerland
  4. Netherland

Q16. Which among the following plans to launch the Mutual Funds transactional capabilities on Facebook Messenger?

  1. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
  2. HDFC securities
  3. Reliance Securities
  4. Kotak Securities

Q17. Name of the drug firm, who get an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate tablets that are used to treat malaria?

  1. Cipla
  2. Lupin
  3. Novartis
  4. Ranbaxy

Q18. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) will be held in __________.

  1. Varanasi
  2. Haridwar
  3. Kanpur
  4. Jaipur

Q19. Indian Railways introduced Double Stack Dwarf Container Services from which railway station?

  1. Alwar
  2. Kota
  3. Rajkot
  4. Jaipur

Q20. Who tops in the Forbes 2018 list of America's most successful women entrepreneurs?

  1. Marian Ilitch
  2. Diane Hendricks
  3. Kylie Jenner
  4. Jayshree Ullal

Q21. Which Indian naval ship has become the first-ever warship to enter the port of Sabang in Indonesia?

  1. INS Sumitra
  2. INS Viraat
  3. INS Sahyadri
  4. INS Vikramaditya

Q22. Recently, which country became the 69th member of the London-based multilateral lender, "European Bank for Reconstruction and Development?

  1. Argentina
  2. India
  3. Bahrain
  4. Cuba