Latest Current Affairs Question Answers - 19th July 2018

Q1. The Government of India (GoI) has given ‘In-Principle’ approval for construction and operation of LIGO-India Laboratory in which district of Maharashtra?

  1. Hingoli
  2. Kolhapur
  3. Aurangabad
  4. Nagpur

Q2. The NMCG has organised “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” in which of the following main stem Ganga basin states?

  1. Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
  2. Bihar and Jharkhand
  3. West Bengal
  4. All of the above

Q3. Which country to host the biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise “Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18)”?

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

Q4. Recently, the Supreme Court has stated that women have the constitutional right to enter the famous Sabarimala temple. The temple is located in which state?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q5. As part of Indo-US Bilateral Defence Cooperation, the 7th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) meeting was chaired by whom from Indian side?

  1. Defence Production Secretary
  2. Defence Secretary
  3. Minister of Defence
  4. Minister of State for Defence

Q6. Rita Bhaduri, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?

  1. Film Industry
  2. Sports
  3. Painting
  4. Journalism

Q7. Who inaugurated the Jammu & Kashmir's first all-women branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank?

  1. Usha Vohra
  2. Naina Lal Kidwai
  3. Shanti Ekambaram
  4. Kalpana Morparia

Q8. How many new events have to be added to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games?

  1. 10
  2. 7
  3. 5
  4. 6

Q9. Name of the firm which becomes the second company to hit $900 Billion in valuations.

  1. Amazon
  2. Xiaomi
  3. Google
  4. PayPal

Q10. RBI to issue New Design ₹100 denomination banknote. The base colour of the note is;

  1. Lavender
  2. Green
  3. Red
  4. Gray

Q11. For which company, the European Union fined $5 Billion for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system?

  1. Google
  2. Microsoft
  3. Apple
  4. Samsung

Q12. This company has acquired Zopper Retail recently.

  1. PhonePe
  2. MobiKwik
  3. Paytm
  4. Myntra

Q13.  Girish Chandra Chaturvedi has been appointed as the non-executive Chairman of this bank.

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. KVB Bank
  3. Yes Bank
  4. Canara Bank

Q14. What is India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 20, as per the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s latest report “Asian Development Outlook (ADO)”?

  1. 7.6%
  2. 7.1%
  3. 7.9%
  4. 7.4%

Q15. Who of the following has decided a partnership with Google for Monitoring impact of Human Activity on Ecosystem?

  2. IUCN
  3. UNEP

Q16. This state plans to set up five tech innovation hubs.

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Andra Pradesh

Q17. European Union and __________ have signed Massive Free Trade Deal recently.

  1. Japan
  2. Sweden
  3. Poland
  4. Germany

Q18. What is the theme of the 10th edition of Delhi dialogue meeting?

  1. Strengthening India - ASEAN Maritime Cooperation
  2. ASEAN-India Relations - Charting the Course for the Next
  3. India Relations - charting the course for next 25 years
  4. India - Powerful Nation for next 25 years

Q19. India's first 'Transgender Poets' meet held in __________.

  1. Kolkata
  2. Bangalore
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Chennai

Q20. Which finance company received Nabard 2018 award recently?

  1. Repco Micro Finance Ltd
  2. Bajaj Finserv
  3. Muthoot Finance
  4. LIC Finance Limited