Latest Current Affairs Question Answers - 28th August 2018

Q1.  Which of the following cities is the venue of the International Water Colour Festival 2018?

A.  Ranchi
B.  Bhopal
C.  Patna
D.  Hyderabad

Q2.  Who has been appointed new chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)?

A.  Mrinal S Das
B.  Sanjay Mitra
C.  S Christopher
D.  G Satheesh Reddy

Q3. The 2018 Nallur Kantha Swamy festival has started in which neighbouring country of India?

A.  Sri Lanka
B.  Nepal
C.  Bangladesh
D.  Bhutan

Q4. Which state government is host to the 2018 Krishi Kumbh International Conference and Exhibition?

A.  Gujarat
B.  Rajasthan
C.  Uttar Pradesh
D.  Madhya Pradesh

Q5. Which state government has decided to organize youths’ conclave ‘ATAL’ in September 2018?

A.  Arunachal Pradesh
B.  Jharkhand
C.  Assam
D.  Chhattisgarh

Q6. Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, who clinched Gold in men’s Shot-Put event at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, has set new Asiad record of how much meters?

A.  20.75m 
B.  20.55m 
C.  20.65m 
D.  20.85m

Q7. The world’s first public blockchain bond “bond-i” has recently launched by which International organisation?

A.  World Bank

Q8. The NETA app that seeks to let Indian voters rate their elected representatives, is inspired by which country’s approval system?

A.  France
B.  Germany
C.  United States
D.  Russia

Q9. Which country is host to the multi-nation counter-terror exercise “SCO Peace Mission 2018”?

A.  China
B.  Kazakhstan
C.  Uzbekistan
D.  Russia

Q10. What is the India’s GDP forecast for 2018, as per Moody’s Investors Service report “Global Macro Outlook for 2018-19”?

A.  7.7%
B.  7.5%
C.  7.6%
D.  7.8%

Q11. Which of the following countries is/are hosting the 2018 International Army Games (IAG)?

A.  Russia
B.  All of the above
C.  Iran
D. America

Q12. Karman Kaur Thandi is associated with which sports?

A.  Badminton
B.  Hockey
C.  Tennis
D.  Basketball

Q13. Which of the following has been awarded the ‘Marketer of the Year’ award by the International Advertising Association of India (IAAI)

B.  Nestle
C.  Hindustan Unilever
D.  Amul

Q14. What is the theme of the 2018 World Day against Trafficking in Persons?

A.  Responding to the trafficking of children and young people
B.  Unite to eradicate human trafficking
C.  Act to protect and assist trafficked persons
D.  Protect rights of human trafficking victims

Q15. India’s first in-phone tourism guide and mobile application “Go whats That” has launched in which city?

A.  Pune
B.  New Delhi
C.  Lucknow
D.  Chandigarh

Q16. John Sankaramangalam, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality from which field?

A.  Journalism
B.  Sports
C.  Politics
D.  Film Industry

Q17. Who has been conferred with the 2018 Mohun Bagan Ratna?

A.  Sudip Chatterjee
B.  Shilton Paul
C.  Pradip Choudhury
D.  Rahim Ali

Q18. Who has become the first Asian to swim UK-France channel?

A.  Sourabh Verma
B.  Sharad Tiwari
C.  Prabhat Koli
D.  Swapan Kumar

Q19. Which high level empowered committee has been constituted to address the issues of stressed thermal power projects?

A.  J H Thomas committee
B.  Dan Singh Rawat committee
C.  Pradeep Kumar Sinha committee
D.  Ajit Balaji Joshi committee

Q20. Which state government will set up ‘iHub’ (the intelligent hub) for research and scientific learning?

A.  Andhra Pradesh

B.  Tamil Nadu
C.  Telangana
D.  Himachal Pradesh

Q21. Which city hosted the first ‘Nepal-India Think Tank’ Summit?

A.  Kathmandu
B.  Varanasi
C.  New Delhi
D.  Udaipur

Q22. Who is the chairman of the Myanmar Government appointed independent commission to probe human rights against the ethnic Rohingya minority?

A.  Kenzo Oshima
B.  Aung Tun Thet
C.  Mya Thein
D.  Rosario Manalo

Q23. Which state government has launched a smartphone distribution scheme ‘Mobile Tihar’ under the Sanchar Kranti Yojna (SKY)?

A.  Chhattisgarh
B.  Andhra Pradesh
C.  Tamil Nadu
D.  Kerala

Q24. The first cow sanctuary of Rajasthan will come up in which district?

A.  Jaipur
B.  Jodhpur
C.  Hanuman garh
D.  Bikaner

Q25. Which Indian film bagged the best film award at the 3rd edition of the BRICS Film Festival 2018?

A.  Newton
B.  Bhanayakam
C.  Village Rockstars
D.  Sinjar

Q26. Which state government will observe 2018 Independence Day eve as Shahid Samman Divas to honour martyrs?

A.  Himachal Pradesh
B.  Arunachal Pradesh
C.  Madhya Pradesh
D.  Andhra Pradesh

Q27. Which acclaimed personality has been selected for 2018 Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award for promoting communal harmony and peace.?

A.  Gopalkrishana Gandhi
B.  Muzaffar Ali
C.  Raghuram Rajan
D.  Amitabh Bachchan

Q28. The 2018 World Rangers Day (WRD) is observed on which date?

A.  July 28
B.  July 31
C.  July 30
D.  July 29

Q29. The famous Goddess Meenakshi Amman temple, which has got its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest), is located in which state?

A.  Tamil Nadu
B.  Kerala
C.  Andhra Pradesh
D.  Karnataka

Q30. The United States has granted Strategic Trade Authorization-1 (STA-1) to which South Asian country to ease export of high-tech items?

A.  Sri Lanka
B.  Pakistan
C.  Maldives
D.  India

Q31. Which of the following test did the Navy recently perform on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) in Goa?

A. LCA Naval Prototype 1

B. LCA Naval Prototype 3

C. LCA Naval Prototype 2

D. LCA Naval Prototype 4

Q32.Indian-origin prison guard, who won MasterChef Australia 2018 is __________.

A.Sashi Cheliah

B.Vikas Khanna

C.Harpal Sokhi

D.Saransh Goila

Q33.Who taken charge as a Director (Finance) of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)?        

A.Kota Harinarayana

B.C B Ananthakrishnan

C.Vishnu Madav Ghatage

D.Roddam Narasimha

Q34.Who of the following wins 6th Hungarian Formula 1 Grand Prix, recently?

A.Sebastian Vettel

B.Kimi Raikkonen

C.Daniel Ricciardo

D.Lewis Hamilton

Q35.Which firm makes history by becoming first US company to reach $1 trillion market value?





Q36.On which date, the Earth Overshoot Day was observed?

A.August 1

B.July 30

C.August 2

D.July 31

Q37.The Metro Rail Corporation of this city have signed an MoU with BSNL for extending benefits in customer services.





Q38.Who launched the Dedicated Portal FOCAL For Cargo Owners And Shippers?





Q39.This state made Yoga mandatory for all Colleges and Universities, recently.




D.Andra Pradesh

Q40.Reliance Jio partnered with which bank for digital services?

A.SBI Bank


C.Yes Bank

D.Axis Bank

Q41.Who laid the foundation stone of the 2nd Phase of construction of NEIAH in Shillong?

A.Shri Rajnath Singh

B.Shri Santosh Gangwar

C.Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

D.Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Q42.Which company signed MoU with Karur Vysya Bank to provide financial assistance to commodity traders and farmers?

A.Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd

B.StarAgri Finance

C.Excel Crop Care Ltd

D.CCL Products India Ltd

Q43.Recently, which department join hands with SBI for ₹ 25k cr loan?





Q44.Who will organice the Investors Conference for the Holistic Development of Islands?

A.NITI Aayog

B.Ministry of Home Affairs



Q45.Which state government launched 'Mukhya Mantri-Yuva Nestham' for the unemployed youth in the state?




D.Andra Pradesh

Q46.Which state government approves over ₹ 7,000 crore for water projects?



C.Uttar Pradesh


Q47.This ministry and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship join hands to train one lakh RAC Service Technicians.

A.Ministries of Minority Affairs

B.Ministries of Defence

C.Ministries of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

D.Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Q48.Which state government has launched a 360-degree nation-wide publicity campaign publicity campaign for 2018 men's hockey World Cup?



C.West Bengal


Q49.Who of the following won the 2018 International Contributions Award given by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), USA?

A.Harish Bhatt

B.Kapil Bansal

C.K Anvar Sadath

D.P S Mohan

Q50.How many amendments of GST Laws were approved in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1st August 2018?





Q51.Which Indian-Australian mathematician has bestowed with the prestigious 2018 Fields medal?

A.Calyampudi Radha Krishna

B.Narendra Karmarkar

C.C.S. Seshadri

D.Akshay Venkatesh

Q52.This country becomes World's 2nd biggest stock market.





Q53.Name of the Indian player who becomes the second Indian cricketer to smash a hundred in women's T20 cricket.

A.Shikha Pandey

B.Harmanpreet Kaur

C.Smriti Mandhana

D.Jhulan Goswami

Q54.What is the current repo rate, as per the 3rd bi-monthly policy, released by RBI?





Q55.Gita Mittal is appointed as new Chief Justice of __________ high court.

A.Jammu and Kashmir


C.West Bengal


Q56.Who announced to set up the floating solar power plants?





Q57.India successfully test-fires Advanced Air Defence interceptor missile from __________.



C.Abdul Kalam Island


Q58.India & __________ to cooperate in bamboo sector in Tripura.





Q59.Which company inks pact with Telangana govt?



C.Tech Mahindra


Q60.Who has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs?

A.Vijay Thakur Singh

B.Ruchi Ghanashyam

C.R. K. Shanmukham Chetty

D.Subhash Chandra Garg

Q61.According to a Morgan Stanley report, the GDP growth of India is:





Q62.The researchers from this country creates world's first single-chromosome yeast.





Q63.Who of the following beat a record of Olympian Michael Phelps at the Far West International Swimming Championship?

A.Natalie Coughlin

B.Leisel Jones

C.Clark Kent Apuada

D.Stephanie Rice

Q64.Bharti Airtel plans to provide optical fibre network to which state?



C.Tamil Nadu


Q65.Which country got warning from UNICEF about the outbreak of cholera?





Q66.Which of the following is the first foreign lender to get RBI approval for subsidiary?

A.EAD Bank

B.DBS Bank

C.AD Bank

D.SBM Group

Q67.Who was conferred with the Hindi Sahitya Academy's Shalaka Samman for 2017-18?

A.Kavita Krishnamurthy

B.Yash Chopra

C.Javed Akhtar

D.Sampooran Singh Kalra

Q68.For the first time, Supreme court to get __________ serving Women Judges.





Q69.Who has become the fourth youngest debutant in men's ODI cricket, recently?

A.Gurdeep Singh

B.Rohit Kumar Paudel

C.Mujeeb Ur Rahman

D.Yodhin Punja

Q70.The name of World's 1st Hindi-Speaking Robot is __________.





Q71.Which payment bank has been bared by the RBI from enroling new customers?

A.Aditya Birla Payments Bank

B.Geetha Bank Loan Service

C.Airtel Payment Bank

D.Fino Payments Bank

Q72.This department joined hands with Invest India to offer its three-month programme 'Integrate to Innovate' for startups in the sector.





Q73.Who won the gas distribution network auctions, recently?

A.Adi Godrej

B.Anand Mahindra

C.Gautam Adani’s Group

D.Kumar Mangalam Birla

Q74.Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu launched a logo and tagline for Geographical Indications (GI) to increase awareness about intellectual property rights (IP₹) in the country. The slogan for the GI tag is;

A.An iconic Logistic Experience

B.Open the door for a New Strategy

C.The New logistic revolutions

D.Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India

Q75.How many Indian companies are ranked in the Fortune's World's Largest Companies?





Q76. Which Indian golfer has won the 2018 Fiji International Golf title?

A.  Shiv Kapur
B.  Arjun Atwal
C.  Gaganjeet Bhullar 
D.  Ajeetesh Sandhu

Q77. Who has been appointed the new CEO of the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society Ltd (ULCCS)?

A.  K Kumar 
B.  Raveendran Kasthuri
C.  Raveena Kumari
D.  Meera Kumar

Q77. The 10th annual conference on oral implantology has recently held in which city?

A.  New Delhi
B.  New Guinea
C.  New Jersey 
D.  New Zealand

Q78. Which state government has launched a rural cleanliness and sanitation campaign “Swachhameva Jayate”?

A.  Karnataka
B.  Rajasthan
C.  Madhya Pradesh
D.  Goa

Q79. Which country’s researchers have claimed to create the world’s first single-chromosome yeast ?

A. Germany 
B.  UK
C.  United States
D.  China

Q80. Which state government has launched “Horn Not Ok’’ awareness campaign?

A.  Gujarat
B.  Uttarakhand
C.  Kerala
D.  Himachal Pradesh

Q81. The Mughalsarai junction has recently renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station. It is located in which state?

A.  Uttar Pradesh
B.  Uttarakhand
C.  Delhi
D.  Bihar

Q82. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has conducted the first-ever Orientation Workshop on Election Management for IAS Asstt Secretaries in which city?

A.  Mumbai
B.  Jaipur
C.  Bangalore
D.  New Delhi

Q83. Which Indian developer has claimed to develop the world’s first Hindi speaking realistic humanoid robot “Rashmi”?

A.  Kanwaljeet Sethi
B.  Ranjit Srivastava
C.  Surabhi Patel
D.  Anand Kumar

Q84. Which country has been elected as the President of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)?

A.  Srilanka
B.  Iran
C.  India
D.  Japan

Q85. The joint military exercise ‘Maitree 2018’ has started between India and which country?

A.  Sri Lanka
B.  Nepal
C.  Vietnam
D.  Thailand 

Q86. Which state government has signed pact with Tech Mahindra to establish India’s first Blockchain district?

A.  Telangana 
B.  Kerala
C.  Odisha 
D.  Karnataka

Q87. Which IIT institute has developed the first indigenous microprocessors ‘RISECREEK’ under Project Shakti?

A.  IIT Delhi
B.  IIT Bombay
C.  IIT Madras 
D.  IIT Kanpur

Q88. Rajinder Kumar Dhawan, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?

A.  Communist Party of India
B.   Indian National Congress
C.  All India Trinamool Congress
D.  Bharatiya Janata Party

Q89. The Central Government has approved 122 new research projects worth over ₹ 100 crore under which scheme?


Q90. Which noted Kannada film producer has passed away, who was the only Kannadiga to chair the Indian Film Chamber of Commerce?

A.  M Bhakthavatsala
B.  Srinivasa Murthy
C.  V. Harikrishna
D.  Sahaya Sheelan Shadrach

Q91. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed pact with which bank for a long-term unsecured loan to the tune of ₹ 25,000 crore?

A.  Punjab National Bank
B.  State Bank of India 
C.  Bank of Maharashtra
D.  HDFC Bank

Q92. Who has become the first woman shuttler to win the women’s singles World Badminton Championships for a third time?

A.  Tai Tzu-ying
B.  Akane Yamaguchi
C.  Carolina Marin
D.  PV Sindhu

Q93. Which country’s team has won the 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018?

A.  Australia
B.  Spain
C.  Ireland 
D.  Netherlands 

Q94. Who has become the first Indian to be appointed a council member of ICANN panel Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)?

A.  Shubhankar Saxena
B.  Kusum Sharma
C.  Susheela Jain
D.  Ajay Data 

Q95. The elephants at which national park in Madhya Pradesh has enjoyed week-long picnic?

A.  Panna National Park
B.  Madhav National Park
C.  Kanha Tiger Reserve
D.  Bandhavgarh National Park

Q96. Which country’s U-20 football team has won the 2018 Cotif Cup football tournament ?

A.  India
B.  Argentina
C.  Venezuela 
D.  Mauritania

Q97. Which city to host the 22nd edition of ‘Parampara series – National Festival of Music and Dance’ festival 2018?

A.  Hyderabad
B.  Lucknow
C.  Pune
D.  New Delhi

Q98. The world’s first-ever thermal battery plant has been inaugurated in which Indian state?

A.  Himachal Pradesh
B.  Odisha
C.  Karnataka
D.  Andhra Pradesh

Q99. The Parliament of India has passed which Constitutional Amendment Bill to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)?

A.  143rd Constitutional Amendment Bill 
B.  133rd Constitutional Amendment Bill 
C.  123rd Constitutional Amendment Bill 
D.  153rd Constitutional Amendment Bill

Q100. NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” was held in which city?

A.  Mumbai
B.  Kanpur
C.  New Delhi
D.  Hyderabad

Q101. Which country is hosting the communication exercise “Pacific Endeavor-2018 (PE-18)” under the Multinational Communications Interoperability Program (MCIP)?

A.  Myanmar
B.  Sri Lanka
C.  Nepal
D.  India

Q102. Which country ‘s women team has clinched gold in the Blitz event at the Asian Nations Chess Cup 2018?

A.  India
B.  Bhutan
C.  China
D.  Vietnam

Q103. The Union Government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into issues related to the proposed mega free trade agreement Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The GoM will be headed by whom?

A.  Nirmala Sitharaman
B.  Hardeep Singh Puri
C.  Piyush Goyal 
D.  Suresh Prabhu 

Q104. Which renowned personality was the author of the Tamil historical novel “Thenpandi Singam”?

A.  M. Nassar 
B.  Ilaiyaraaja 
C.  Brahmanandam Kanneganti
D.  Muthuvel Karunanidhi

Q105. Under which section of the RBI Act 1934, Swaminathan Gurumurthy has been appointment as non-official director on the central board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

A.  Section 8 (1) (c)                  
B.  Section 8 (1) (f)
C.  Section 8 (1) (e)
D.  Section 8 (1) (a)

Q106. UNESCO has included which Indian biosphere reserve in the list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WNBR) at the 30th Session of the Man and Biosphere International Coordinating Council?

A.  Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve
B.  Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
C.  Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve
D.  Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve 

Q107. The repatriation process of Bru tribals will start from which state to Mizoram from 14th August 2018?

A.  Assam
B.  Tripura
C.  Bihar
D.  Bengal

Q108. Who will be the director of the 11th edition of the India Art Fair 2019?

A.  Zoya Siddiqui
B.  Jagdip Jagpal
C.  Imran Qureshi
D.  G Ravinder Reddy

Q109. Which renowned earth scientist has become the new vice chancellor of the University of Kashmir?

A.  Prof. Khurshid Ibal Andrabi
B.  Prof. Sangeeta Shukla
C.  Prof. Talat Ahmad
D.  Mehbooba Mufti

Q110. The 4th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD-2018) is celebrated on which date?

A.  22nd Aug
B.  8th Aug
C.  15th Aug
D.  7th Aug

Q111. Italian motorcycle-maker Benelli has signed pact with which state government to set up which manufacturing facility in the state?

A.  Andhra Pradesh
B.  Telangana
C.  Bengal
D.  Goa

Q112. Who has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?

A.  Ram Gopal Yadav
B.  B K Hariprasad
C.  Ananth Kumar 
D.  Harivansh Narayan Singh 

Q113. Which Indian-American personality has won the International Geography Bee World Championship 2018 in junior varsity division?

A.  Anand Sharma
B.  Janaki Ammal
C.  Sam Mehta
D.  Avi Goel

Q114. Mathrubhumi, which has launched its new venture ‘Mathrubhumi Media School’, is the leading Media group of which state?

A.  Rajasthan
B.  Gujarat
C.  Kerala
D.  Karnataka

Q115. Who has been appointed the new Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?

A.  D. Shivalingaiah                          
B.  Vikram Limaye
C.  Rajan Mathews
D.  Ram Sewak Sharma

Q116. Which state is hosting the ‘One District One Product’ Summit 2018?

A.  Uttar Pradesh
B.  Andhra Pradesh
C.  Kerala
D.  Assam

Q117. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples?

A.  Ensuring indigenous peoples’ health and well-being
B.  Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education
C.  Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Health
D.  Indigenous Peoples’ migration and movement

Q118. Which of the following has become the first Defence PSU to be activated on the TReDS platform?

A.  Bharat Dynamics                       
B.  Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
C.  Central Electronics Limited
D.  Dredging Corporation of India

Q119. Who will be India’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games?

A.  Manika Batra
B.  M. R. Poovamma
C.  Hima Das
D.  Neeraj Chopra

Q120. Who has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW)?

A.  Alphons Kannanthanam
B.  Rekha Sharma
C.  Lalitha Kumaramangalam
D.  Jayanti Patnaik

Q121. The 2018 World Biodiesel Day (WBD) is observed on which date?

A.  August 10
B.  August 9
C.  August 11
D.  August 8

Q122. Recently, Justice Gita Mittal has been sworn in as the Chief Justice of which of the following High Courts?

A.  Rajasthan 
B.  Uttar Pradesh
C.  Punjab & Haryana 
D.  Jammu & Kashmir 

Q123. What is the current number of India’s Biosphere reserves included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves?

A.  11
B.  9
C.  8
D.  10

Q124. Who has been voted the most influential woman in history as per the recent Readers of BBC History magazine poll?

A.  Marilyn Monroe
B.  Mother Teresa
C.  Florence Nightingale
D.  Marie Curie


Q125. Which become the first bank in the country to introduce Iris Scan Authentication feature for Aadhaar -based transactions through its micro ATM tablets?

A.KVB Bank

B.Yes Bank

C.Axis Bank


Q126. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Women, recently?

A.Kate Vernon

B.Leah Cairns

C.Nicki Clyne

D.Rekha Sharma

Q127. Which country has emerged as the top source of inward remittances according to the Reserve Bank of India's survey for 2016-17?

A.United Arab Emirates

B.United States


D.Saudi Arabia

Q128. How many branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) will be opened by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the 21st August 2018?





Q129. Name of the Justice who taken charge as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, recently?

A.K. M. Joseph

B.Madan Lokur

C.Rajendra Mal Lodha

D.Rajendra Menon

Q130. Who sworn as the 60th and youngest president of Colombia?

A.Ivan Duque

B.Juan Manuel Santos

C.Jane Martin

D.Morris Mano

Q131. Which Indian-American personality has won the International Geography Bee World Championship 2018 in junior varsity division?

A.Janaki Ammal

B.Anand Sharma

C.Sam Mehta

D.Avi Goel

Q132. The head of the 4-member Group of Ministers (GoM) who has been constituted to discuss concerns of trade pact with RCEP countries is;

A.Shri Suresh Prabhu

B.Smt Sushma Swaraj

C.Shri Rajnath Singh

D.Shri Piyush Goyal

Q133. Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018 to be held in __________.





Q134. Which of the following is the 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to be included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) of UNESCO?

A.Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

B.Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve

C.Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

D.Great Nicobar Island Biosphere Reserve

Q135. The theme for International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018 is;

A.10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

B.Raise your hand for Indigenous Peoples

C.A Decade for Action and Dignity

D.Indigenous people's migration and movement.

Q136.The government approved a pact between the __________ and Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada.





Q137.This company acquired a multi-million dollar order from AP Cargo Logistic Network Corporation.



C.Ramco Systems


Q138.Recently, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched a defence industrial corridor in which state?

A.Uttar Pradesh



D.Andra Pradesh

Q139.Who launched the World's first mission to touch the Sun "Parker Solar Probe"?





Q140.Kidambi Srikanth ranked __________ in the 2018 BWF ranking.





Q141.Which team won the COTIF Tournament in Spain?





Q142.What will be the theme of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit-2019?

A.Shaping of a New India

B.Dream Big Achieve Great

C.New Horizons to Reach

D.Moulding a New World

Q143.Who of the following has been appointed as member of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights?

A.Prabhash Singh

B.Deepak Sinha

C.N Sivasailam

D.R. G Anand

Q144.Who signed MOU with National Medicinal Plant Board?

A.National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

B.Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)

C.Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

D.Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED)

Q145.The World Elephant Day is observed on which date?

A.August 09

B.August 12

C.August 11

D.August 10

Q146.Global Innovation Index 2018 (GII- 2018) was launched in __________.



C.New Delhi


Q147.Which country opens Visa Application Centre in Kolkata?





Q148.With which bank Bajaj Allianz General Insurance entered into a bancassurance deal?

A.Yes Bank

B.Canara Bank

C.Laksmi Vilas Bank

D.Vijaya Bank

Q149.The Theme of 18th International Youth Day is;

A.Hold fast to youth and beauty

B.The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production

C.Youth Building Peace

D.Safe space for Youth

Q150.Which city was declared as India's most polluted city by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in its Air quality index (AQI), on 5th August 2018?




D.New Delhi

Q151.For, which state Southern Naval Command launched an operation "Madad" recently?


B.Andhra Pradesh


D.Tamil Nadu

Q152.Which digital payments major has acquired Balance Technology, a Bengaluru-based savings management start-up?





Q153.Indian Government extended e-visa facility for citizens of;

A.155 countries

B.160 countries

C.165 countries

D.150 countries

Q154. Justice Manjula Chellur, who has been appointed as new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity was previously chief justice of which high court?

A.  Gujarat High Court

B.  Bombay High Court

C.  Punjab & Haryana High Court

D.  Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Q155. India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation has been inaugurated in which city?

A.  Chennai

B.  Hyderabad

C.  Kolkata

D.  New Delhi

Q156. Which city hosted the Nepal-India Literature Festival 2018?

A.  Birgunj

B.  Bharatpur

C.  New Delhi

D.  Kathmandu

Q157. Who has been officially appointed new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?

A.  Michelle Bachelet

B.  Ricardo Lagos

C.  Mary Robinson

D.  Dina Kawar

Q158. Which rescue operation has been launched by Indian Army in the flood-hit areas of Kerala?

A.  Operation Surya Hope

B.  Operation Madad

C.  Operation Sahyog

D.  Operation Surya Hope

Q159. What was the tenure of Somnath Chatterjee, who passed away recently, as Lok Sabha Speaker?

A.  2002-2006

B.  2000-2005

C.  2005-2010

D.  2004-2009

Q160. Who has become the youngest Indian golfer to claim Asian Tour title at the 2018 Take Solutions Masters?

A.  SSP Chawrasia

B.  Shubhankar Sharma

C.  Viraj Madappa

D.  Om Prakash Chouhan

Q161. Who has been sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC)?

A.  R Rajagopal

B.  Mukesh R Shah

C.  Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani

D.  Aniruddha Bose

Q162. On which date, the 2018 World Organ Donation Day (WODD) has been observed recently?

A.  August 11

B.  August 12

C.  August 13

D.  August 14

Q163. Who has been appointed CEO of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)?

A.  Ashish Kumar Bhutani

B.  Nitin Sharma

C.  Rajlakshmi Nirmal

D.  Sunil Jain

Q164. Prasar Bharati has tied up with which technological giant to telecast 2018 Independence Day programme live online?

A.  Facebook

B.  Instagram

C.  Twitter

D.  Google

Q165. Hakam Singh Bhattal, who passed away recently, had won gold for India during which Asian Games?

A.  1982

B.  1986

C.  1978

D.  1974

Q166. Which city has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index 2018, which is released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?

A.  Vijaywada

B.  Chandigarh

C.  Triputi

D.  Pune

Q167. Which of the following has become the India’s first tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its native script?

A.  Dogri

B.  Bodo

C.  Santhali

D.  Maithili

Q168. Who has clinched the 2018 men’s singles Rogers Cup tennis tournament?

A.  Roger Federer

B.  Rafael Nadal

C.  Stefanos Tsitsipas

D.  Novak Djokovic

Q167. Which of the following has been declared the cleanest railway station in the A1 category, as per 2018 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways?

A. Warangal

B.  Jodhpur

C.  Tirupati

D.  Jaipur

Q168. Balramji Das Tandon, who passed away recently, was the current Governor of which state?

A.  Himachal Pradesh

B.  Chhattisgarh

C.  Karnataka

D.  Assam

Q169. Which country has successfully tested its first cutting-edge waverider hypersonic aircraft “Starry Sky-2”?

A.  United States

B.  Russia

C.  Japan

D.  China

Q170. Which Bollywood personality has become the brand ambassador for Government of India (GoI)’s road safety awareness campaign?

A.  Deepika Padukone

B.  Akshay Kumar

C.  Anushka Sharma

D.  Amitabh Bachchan

Q171. NITI Aayog has launched which mobility pitch competition for budding startups in the mobility field?

A.  Pitch to Gear

B.  Pitch to Mob

C.  Pitch to Move

D.  Pitch to Start

Q172. Who has been appointed India’s new ambassador to Russia?

A.  D Bala Venkatesh Varma

B.  Pankaj Saran

C.  Swetanshu Bora

D.  Partha Satpathy

Q173. Which Indian personality has been ranked first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list?

A.  Roshni Nadar

B.  Indu Jain

C.  Leena Gandhi Tewari

D.  Smitha V. Crishna

Q174. Which Indian sportsperson has won the Community Award in the Junior NBA World Basketball Championship 2018?

A.  Geethu Anna Jose

B.  Satnam Singh Bhamara

C.  Ajmer Singh

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Q175. The Postal Highway Project, for which Government of India (GoI) is providing financial support, is located in which country?

A.  Nepal

B.  Myanmar

C.  Sri Lanka

D.  Afghanistan

Q176. Who has been appointed the head coach of the Indian Women’s National Cricket team?

A.  Sanjay Bangar

B.  Ramesh Powar

C.  Madan Lal

D.  Gundappa Viswanath

Q177. Which state government has decided to observe September as the “month of nutrition” to create awareness among people living in the state?

A.  Uttar Pradesh

B.  Odisha

C.  Assam

D.  Rajasthan

Q178.  Chemmanam Chacko, who passed away recently, was noted poet of which language?

A.  Telugu

B.  Tamil

C.  Odia

D.  Malayalam

Q179. Which state government has launched the eye care scheme ‘Kanti Velugu’ on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day 2018?

A.  Tamil Nadu

B.  Telangana

C.  Karnataka

D.  Andhra Pradesh