Latest General Knowledge Question Answers - 17th July 2018

Q1. Recently, Raghunath Mohapatra was nominated as a member of Rajya Sabha by President Ramnath Kovind. Mohapatra is related to which of the following fields?

  1. Bengali Cinema
  2. Sculpture
  3. Agriculture Research
  4. Odia Literature

Q2. ‘I am not afraid of English’ initiative has been launched by which state recently?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Haryana
  3. Uttarakhand
  4. Punjab

Q3. Under which of the following international organizations, the “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” has been finalized recently?

  1. Refugees International
  2. International Refugee Organization
  3. United Nations
  4. None of the above

Q4. World’s largest visa centre has been opened in which of the following cities recently?

  1. Bangkok
  2. Dhaka
  3. Islamabad
  4. New Delhi

Q5. Which country has taken the seat vacated by the United States at the UN Human Rights Council?

  1. Iceland
  2. South Africa
  3. New Zealand
  4. Norway

Q6. Recently, ISRO successfully tested the high thrust version of the Vikas Engine at its Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri. Vikas Engine is a useful liquid rocket engine powering which of the following?

  1. GSLV
  2. PSLV
  3. GSLV Mk-III
  4. All of Above

Q7. Amitabh Malhotra has been appointed as the Head of Investment Banking for __________.

  1. HSBC India
  2. Standard Chartered
  3. Citibank India
  4. DBS Bank

Q8.  Who inaugurated a multimedia exhibition organised by Regional Outreach Bureau of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB)?

  1. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
  2. Shri Harsh Vardhan
  3. Shri Ananth Kumar
  4. Shri Manoj Sinha

Q9. OPPO launched Think for Health digital campaign in collaboration with this state government.

  1. Telangana
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Karnataka

Q10. Who was named as the 'NRI Of the Year 2018'?

  1. Prem Watsa
  2. Feridun Hamdullahpur
  3. Sunil  Chhetri
  4. Warren Buffett

Q11. Which country has unveiled the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope, recently?

  1. South Africa
  2. France
  3. Iraq
  4. Nigeria

Q12. With which state, ISRO join hands to set up a telemedicine centre in the state?

  1. Jammu & Kashmir
  2. Odisha
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Meghalaya

Q13. Scientist RA Mashelkar proposed as the Chancellor of __________.

  1. Jio Institute
  2. Micromax
  3. Paytm
  4. TRAI

Q14. As per the Census 2011 data, 24,821 people in India have registered Sanskrit as their mother tongue (in comparison to 14,135 in Census 2001). In which of the following states of India, Sanskrit is an official language?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Q15. United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day is observed on which of the following dates?

  1. 15 July
  2. 19 July
  3. 11 July
  4. 16 July

Q16. Which among the following has proposed a new integrated digital healthcare system in India?

  1. National Development Council
  2. Ministry of Human Resource Development
  3. NITI Aayog
  4. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q17. India's first hypercar 'Shul' was unveiled by __________

  1. Vazirani Automotive
  2. Nissan
  3. Renault
  4. Audi

Q18. This country becomes vice chair of Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation.

  1. India
  2. Indonesia
  3. Japan
  4. North Korea