Latest Current Affairs Question Answers - 29th August 2018

Published on : 22/10/2018

Q1. Which committee has been constituted by the Central government to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from Kerala-Tamil Nadu inter-State projects?

A.  Ajit Doval committee
B.  M S Das committee
C.  Kirti Sharma committee
D.  Narendra Kumar committee

Q2. Which telecom company has launched a VOIP based phone service “WINGS”?

A.  Reliance Jio
B.  Vodafone
C.  BSNL
D.  Airtel

Q3. The special film festival on theme “Freedom Struggle & Freedom Fighters” has been organized by Films Division of India (FDI) in which city?

A.  Mumbai
B.  New Delhi
C.  Kolkata
D.  Chennai

Q4. Which of the following has been ranked as India’s most patriotic brand , as per survey conducted by UK-based online market research and data analytics firm YouGov?

A.  State Bank of India
B.  Tata Motors
C.  Patanjali
D.  Reliance Jio

Q5. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Paraguay?

A.  Mario Abdo Benítez
B.  Fernando Lugo
C.  Federico Franco
D.  Horacio Cartes

Q6. In which year, Atal Bihari Vajpayee became India’s prime minister for first time?

A.  1996
B.  1998 
C.  1995 
D.  1997

Q7. Which city is hosting the 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) 2018?

A.  Seoul
B.  Athens
C.  Beijing
D.  Istanbul

Q8. Which of the following Indian cities has been included in the 2018 Global Liveability Index, which was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

A.  Delhi and Mumbai
B.  Kolkata and Mysuru
C.  Chennai and Pune
D.  Kochi and Chandigarh

Q9. Nhal Sarin, who has become the 53rd chess Grandmaster from India, belongs to which state?

A.  Tamil Nadu
B.  Odisha
C.  Kerala
D.  Assam

Q10. In which year, Ajit Wadekar, who passed away recently, led the Indian team to historic test series victories in West Indies and England?

A.  1971
B.  1974
C.  1972
D.  1970

Q11. Following heavy rainfall and flood in Kerala, the Central government has constituted a coordination committee to work on the discharge of floodwaters between Kerala-Tamilnadu. Name the head of the committee?
A.  None of these
B.  Dharmendra Upadhyay
C.  Parasuram Nair
D.  Narendra Kumar
E.  Anitha Menon

Q12. Which organization launched a new campaign named ‘Our Safety, Our Rights’, among children against sexual abuse, on 17th August 2018?
A. Save the girl child
B.  Gates Foundation
C.  None of these
D.  Amnesty International India
E.  Infosys Foundation

Q13. Where is the ‘iCRAFPT ’18’ (International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology) held from 17th to 19th August 2018?
A.  Calicut, Kerala
B.  Mandya, Karnataka
C.  None of these
D.  Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
E.  Coimbtore, Tamil Nadu

Q14. Name the head of the panel formed to review red-labelling draft of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?
A.  None of these
B.  Pritham Singh
C.  Shekhar Reddy
D.  Arpit Bandari
E.  B Sesikeran

Q15. RBI Governor Urjit Patel has unveiled UPI (Unified Payments Interface) version 2.0. Which entity has developed this new version?
A.  National Informatics Centre (NIC)
B.  Microsoft
C.  NITI Aayog
D.  National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
E.  None of these

Q16. Sarvatra Technologies has launched ______ as 450th co-operative bank on National Financial Switch (NFS)?
A.  Sevalia Urban Co-operative Bank
B.  Samiksha Rural Co-operative Bank
C.  None of these
D.  Sarvatra Urban Co-operative Bank
E.  Sadapthi Urban Co-operative Bank

Q17. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched RUCO initiative for collection and conversion of used cooking oil into bio-diesel. Expand RUCO?
A.  Repurpose Used Cooking Oil
B.  None of these
C.  Re Use Crude Oil
D.  Re Use Cooking Oil l
E.  Re Use and Collect Cooking Oil

Q18. What is the rank of Indian football team in the latest FIFA world rankings, released on 16th August 2018?
A.  55
B.  46
C.  96
D.  None of these
E.  110

Q19. Which body will host the 2018 Asia Cup (cricket) from 15th to 28th September 2018?
A.  Asian Cricket Council (ACC)
B.  None of these
C.  International Cricket Committee (ICC)
D.  Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI)
E.  Emirates Cricket Board

Q20. Who became India’s 53rd Grandmaster (GM) on 14th August 2018?
A.  Raghav Nagpal
B.  None of these
C.  Prashanth Mishra
D.  Ajit Dubey
E.  Nihal Sarin

Q21. Name the Indian cyclist who won a silver medal in the Men’s Keirin event, at the 2018 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland?
A.  None of these
B.  Arun Kumar
C.  Ravi Parthiban
D.  Ravindra Bhatia
E.  Esow Alben

Q22. Aretha Franklin passed away after fighting pancreatic cancer in Detroit, the United States of America, on 16thAugust 2018. What was her profession?
 A.  Writer
 B.  None of these
 C.  Singer
 D.  Politician
 E.  Astronaut

Q23. The festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera has started in which neighboring country of India?

A.  Sri Lanka
B.  China
C.  Bhutan
D.  Myanmar

Q24. Which state is host to the 2018 International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT)?

A.  Assam
B.  Odisha
C.  Tamil Nadu
D.  Karnataka

Q25. Esow Alben, who scripted history by winning the India’s first junior cycling World Cup medal, hails from which state/UT?

A.  West Bengal
B.  Gujarat
C.  Daman & Diu
D.  Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Q26. Which IIT has decided to set up a Re-Water Research Center to replenish and rejuvenate water resources?

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

Q27. Who is the newly appointed Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)?

A.  KS Srinivas
B.  BVR Subrahmanyam
C.  R Subrahmanyam
D.  M S Mohan

Q28. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Mali?

A.  Soumaila Cisse
B.  Dioncounda Traore
C.  Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
D.  Alpha Oumar Konare

Q29. Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who passed away recently, had performed at the inaugurations of which of the following Presidents of the United States?

A. Ronald Reagan
B.  Jimmy Carter
C.  George W. Bush
D.  Donald Trump

Q30. Rajabhau Godse, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?

A.  Shiv Sena
B.  BJP
C.  NCP
D.  INC

Q31. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 11th World Hindi Conference (WHC) 2018?

A.  Johannesburg
B.  Paramaribo
C.  New Delhi
D.  Port Louis

Q32. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised India’s GDP growth to 7.2% for FY19. Ind-Ra belongs to which group?

A.  Fitch
B.  Moody’s Corporation
C.  Standard & Poor’s
D.  CRISIL

Q33. The International team of scientists has recently cracked the genetic code of which cultivated crop for the first time?

A.  Pules
B.  Maize
C.  Rice
D.  Wheat

Q34. At the 2018 World Hindi Conference (WHC), the Panini Language Laboratory has been gifted by Government of India (GoI) to which country?

A.  Australia
B.  Mauritius
C.  South Africa
D.  Maldives

Q35. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first Gold in the 18th Jakarta Asian Games 2018?

A.  Neeraj Chopra
B.  Apurvi Chandela
C.  Bajrang Punia
D.  Mary Kom

Q36. Kofi Annan was from which African country?

A.  Morocco
B.  South Africa
C.  Nigeria
D.  Ghana

Q37. What is the scientific name of the deadly agricultural pest “Fall Armyworm”, which has been spotted in Telangana?

A.  Spodoptera frugiperda
B.  Mythimna convecta
C.  Heteronychus arator
D.  Chortoicetes terminifera

Q38. FSSAI has constituted which expert committee to look into draft of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations 2018?

A.  Hemalatha committee
B.  Nikhil Tandon committee
C.  B Sesikeran committee
D.  P K Agarwal committee

Q39. On which date, the 2018 World Photography Day (WPD) was observed recently?

A.  August 18
B.  August 20
C.  August 17
D.  August 19

Q40. Which of the following is the 2018 World Humanitarian Day (WHD) theme?

A.  #ImpossibleChoices
B.  #NotATarget
C.  # ShareHumanity
D.  #OneHumanity

Q41. The Union Government has proposed to set up which committee to suggest changes to the JEE (Advanced) examination?

A.  Bhaskar Ramamurthy committee
B.  Abhay Karandikar committee
C.  Kannan Moudgalya committee
D.  Vineet Joshi committee

Q42. The Amnesty International India has launched which campaign to create awareness among children to identify sexual abuse?

A.  Goals Set
B.  Safety is in Your Hands
C.  Our Safety, Our Rights
D.  Save Child, Save Future

Q43. Which country’s national team has clinched the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship 2018?

A.  Nepal
B.  Bhutan
C.  India
D.  Bangladesh 

Q44. Who has become first Indian woman wrestler to bag gold at the 18th Asian Games 2018?

A.  Vinesh Phogat
B.  Priyanka Phogat
C.  Sakshi Malik
D.  Pooja Dhanda

Q45. Which former Indian Army chief has been awarded the United States (US) ‘Legion of Merit’?

A.  Vijay Kumar Singh
B.  Bikram Singh
C.  Bipin Rawat
D.  Dalbir Singh Suhag

 

Q46. Which Indian Shooter bagged a Silver in the men’s 10-metre Air Rifle event at the Jakarta Asian Games 2018 ?

A.  Neeraj Chopra
B.  Saurabh Chaudhary
C.  Lakshay 
D.  Deepak Kumar

Q47. Uri Avnery, who passed away recently, was the renowned journalist from which country?

A.  Palestine
B.  South Africa
C.  Israel
D.  Spain

Q48. Which Indian personality has been conferred the WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award?

A.  SK Arora
B.  Kailash Kumar
C.  Anish Rajan
D.  Nilesh Mishra

Q49. Recently tested Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘Helina’ is helicopter-launched version of which missile?

A.  Agni
B.  Prithvi
C.  Nag
D.  Akash 

Q50. Which of the following has become the first Public Sector Unit (PSU) to make a transaction on the “TReDS platform”?

A.  Steel Authority of India
B.  Gas Authority of India Limited
C.  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
D.  Coal India Limited

Q51. On which date, the 2018 World Mosquito Day (WMD) was observed recently?

A.  August 18
B.  August 19
C.  August 21
D.  August 20 

Q52. Which Indian shooter has clinched India’s 1st shooting gold at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games?

A.  Saurabh Chaudhary
B.  Lakshay Sheron
C.  Deepak Kumar
D.  Abhishek Verma

Q53. On 21st August 2018, the Supreme Court declared that, the NOTA option will not be available for elected MPs and MLAs voting in the coming Rajya Sabha elections. What does “N” represent in NOTA?
A.  Not
B.  None
C.  Now
D.  None of these
E.  New

Q54. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assigned which body as the nodal agency for monitoring child pornography and sexual violence videos?
A.  National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)
B.  None of these
C.  National Informatics Centre (NIC)
D.  National Cyber Crime Bureau (NCCB)
E.  National Cyber Crime Tribunal (NCCT)

Q55. Routesonline, global airlines events organiser’s Survey has adjudged which Indian airport as the second fastest growing airport in the world during January to June 2018?
A. Chatrapathi Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
B. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
C. None of these
D. Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
E. Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar

Q56. On August 21, 2018, the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences proposed to set up a Cyclone Warning Centre in _____?
A.  Chennai, Tamil Nadu
B.  None of these
C.  Mumbai, Maharashtra
D.  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
E.  Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Q57. Odisha government has decided to set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre at which National Park to showcase its flora, fauna and rich biodiversity?
A.  Keoladeo National Park
B.  Bhitarkania National Park
C.  None of these
D.  Manas National Park
E.  Simplipal National Park

Q58. Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet at the National Defence Industry exhibition in _____, on 21st August 2018?
A.  Tokyo, Japan
B.  London, United Kingdom
C.  None of these
D.  New York, United States
E.  Tehran, Iran

Q59. According to the Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) which Public Sector Unit became the first to transact on RXIL Trade Receivable e-Discounting System (TReDS) platform?
A.  GAIL (Gas Authority of Indian Limited)
B.  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
C.  Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
D.  HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited)
E.  None of these

Q60. Which football player received the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) President’s Award on August 21,2018?
 A.  David Beckham
 B.  None of these
 C.  Mohammed Salah
 D.  Neymar
 E.  Christiano Ronaldo

Q61. Which Assamese film has won award for screenplay at Treasure Coast International Film Festival in Florida?
A.  Village Rockstars
B.  Mission China
C.  Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow fields)
D.  None of these
E.  Raktabeez

Q62. Who was appointed the new Governor of Bihar, on 21st August 2018?
A.  Rishi Patel
B.  Madan Guljit
C.  Videsh Satyarthi
D.  Lal Ji Tondon
E.  None of these

Q63. Who was appointed the governor of Haryana on 21st August 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Satya Pal Malik
C.  Ramjit Singhania
D.  Satyadev Narayan Arya
E.  Vishwa Manishankar

Q64. Who was appointed the Governor of Tripura, on 21st August 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Jagdish Mukhi
C.  N N Vohra
D.  Vidyasagar Rao
E.  Kaptan Singh Solanki

Q65. Who resigned from the post of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, on 20th August 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Najam Sethi
C.  Mushthak Sulaiman
D.  Abdul Hassan
E.  Abu Backer Deen

Q66. Name the person who was appointed the new chief Lokayukt of the Chhattisgarh on 20th August 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Mahesh Sharma
C.  Sandeep Rao
D.  T P Sharma
E.  Manush Joshi

Q67. Scientists have found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon’s polar regions using data from which spacecraft?
A.  None of these
B.  Lunatrics – II
C.  Parker
D.  Chandrayaan-I
E.  Kepler

Q68. Which state is organizing the 14th Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 from 28 November to 16 December 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Kerala
C.  Gujarat
D.   Madhya Pradesh
E.   Odisha

Q69. Gurudas Kamat passed away due to Heart Attack, on 22nd August 2018. What was his profession?
A.  None of these
B.  Businessman
C.  Politician
D.  Cricketer
E.  F ilm maker

Q70. Jadunath Das Mohapatra passed away due to prolonged illness, on 21st August 2018. He was the former education minister of which state?
A.  Odisha
B.  Bihar
C.  Rajasthan
D.  Gujarat
E.  None of these

Q71. Indian Institute of Technology rejected the proposal of Human Resource and Development ministry for setting up a panel to recommended changes in the JEE- Advanced. What does “J” represent in JEE?
A.  None of these
B.  Judicial
C.  Joint
D.  Judge
E.  Junior

Q72. Which Indian-American scientist has found simple way to predict Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?

A.  Krishan Sabnani
B.  Jogesh Pati
C.  Chander Mohan
D.  Ashok Das

Q73. Which of the following is the autobiography of renowned journalist Kuldip Nayar, who passed away recently?

A.  India After Nehru
B.  India House
C.  In Jail
D.  Beyond The Lines

Q74. Which country is host to the 9th edition of Mountain Echoes Literature Festival 2018?

A.  Bhutan 
B.  South Korea
C.  Japan
D.  Myanmar

Q75. Which Indian shooter clinched silver in the men’s double trap shooting event at the 2018 Asian Games?

A.  Anwer Sultan
B.  Ankur Mittal
C.  Ravi Kumar
D.  Shardul Vihan

Q76. Which of the following cities is the venue of 4th summit of Heads of State/Government of BIMSTEC 2018 ?

A.  Thimpu
B.  Colombo
C.  New Delhi
D.  Kathmandu 

Q77. Which country has launched its first state-of-the-art domestic fighter jet “Kowsar”?

A.  Israel
B.  North Korea
C.  Iran
D.  Pakistan

Q78. Which well-known personality has become the new brand ambassador of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP)?

A.  Vandana Shiva
B.  Sugathakumari
C.  Raveena Tandon
D.  Medha Patkar

Q79. India’s largest Startup incubation and acceleration “Bhamashah Techno Hub” has launched in which state?

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

Q80. Who has been selected for the prestigious J C Bose Fellowship-2018?

A.  Anadish Pal                 
B.  Abid Surti
C.  Appa Rao Podile
D.  Arun Krishnamurthy

Q81. Which IIT has launched an exclusive incubator “Fabless Chip Design Incubator (FabCI)” to boost chip design?

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

Q82. Which Indian female tennis player has won bronze in women’s singles at the 18th Asian Games 2018?

A.  Karman Kaur Thandi
B.  Ankita Raina
C.  Ashwini Ponnappa
D.  N. Sikki Reddy

Q83. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 2018 India Banking Conclave (IBC)?

A.  Indore
B.  Pune
C.  Chennai
D.  New Delhi

Q84. Who heads the steering committee which recently submitted ‘Making India 5G Ready’ report to government?

A.  AJ Paulraj
B.  Vinod Tawde
C.  Aruna Sundararajan
D.  Waqar Ali

Q85. The Government of India (GoI) has decided to lift ban on retail sale of which life saving drug from September 2018?

A.  Oxytocin
B.  Cyclosporine
C.  Metformin 
D.  Nialamide

Q86. The Copernicus project, under which wind-sensing satellite “Aeolus” has been launched recently, is a joint project of __:

A.  NASA and ISRO
B.  Roscosmos and ISRO
C.  ISRO and JAXA
D.  European Union and European Space Agency 

Q87. The book “No Spin” is the autobiography of which veteran cricketer?

A.  Shane Warne
B.  Anil Kumble
C.  Muttiah Muralitharan
D.  Bishan Singh Bedi

Q88. The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) has launched an initiative to save cultural heritage in flood-devastated Kerala. Where is the headquarters of ICOMOS?

A.  Paris
B.  London
C.  New York
D.  Geneva

Q89. Industry chamber Assocham appointed whom as a Secretary General?

A. Girish Chaturvedi

B. T. S. R. Subramanian

C. Uday Kumar Varma

D. Durga Shakti Nagpal

Q90. India bagged __________ medal in Women's kabaddi at the Asian Games 2018.

A. None of the Above

B. Gold

C. Bronze

D. Silver

Q91. Which of the following pair won Gold medal in Tennis mixed doubles at the Asian Games 2018?

A. Bopanna-Leander Paes

B. Somdev Devvarman-Sharan

C. Bopanna-Sharan

D. Mahesh Bhupathi-Leander Paes

Q92. Which company won the Gold Flame Award of the Best Energy Services Company, in the Sri Lanka National Efficiency Awards 2018 in Colombo?

A. Forbes Marshall

B. Thermax

C. Honeywell

D. Suzlon Energy

Q93. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed this committee to decide Vedanta's plea challenging closure of its Sterlite plant. The committee is named as;

A. Aruna Sundararajan committee

B. M S Sivan committee

C. S J Vazifdar committee

D. Aruna Sundararajan committee

Q94. Shardul Vihan became the youngest Indian shooter to win a medal at the Asian Games. He belongs to the state of;

A. Uttar Pradesh

B. Odisha

C. Bihar

D. Jharkhand

Q95. Which state aims to be the manufacturing hub in eastern India?

A. Maharashtra

B. Uttar Pradesh

C. Odisha

D. Haryana

Q96. Who launched the National Electoral Transformation (NETA) mobile application to rate Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs)?

A. L. K. Advani

B. P. Chidambara

C. Pranab Mukherjee

D. Pratibha Patil

Q97. Which state government has increased the free electricity supply to the families of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for domestic purpose, recently?

A. Tamil Nadu

B. Aandra Pradesh

C. Telangana

D. Kerala

Q98. India's largest Business Incubator Bhamashah Techno Hub launched in __________.

A. Gurgaon

B. Pune

C. Chandigarh

D. Jaipur

Q99. Which Indian aircraft will be fitted with a marine hydraulic system to boost the air operations of the ship?

A. INS Vikramaditya

B. INS Vikrant

C. INS Viraat

D. INS Vishal

Q100. With which country India signed the Second Protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement in New Delhi?

A. US

B. Malaysia

C. Singapore

D. Canada

Q101. How many thematic reports on Indian Himalayan Region released by NITI Aayog?

A. 5

B. 3

C. 10

D. 8

Q102. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has allowed to make calls during flights from __________.

A. September 2018

B. December 2018

C. November 2018

D. October 2018

Q103. Which state government has decided to organize youths' conclave 'ATAL' in September 2018?

A. Jharkhand

B. Arunachal Pradesh

C. Assam

D. Bihar

Q104. Who launched 'Speedex' Contract for speedy delivery of consignments?

A. NSG

B. Indian Navy

C. IAF

D. ICG

Q105. Who recently announced her retirement from Women's T20 Internationals?

A. Mithali Raj

B. Harmanpreet Kaur

C. Smriti Mandhana

D. Jhulan Goswami

Q106. A global monument conservation body has launched ICOMOS for this state to save cultural heritage damage.

A. Arunachala Pradesh

B. Kerala

C. Maharashtra

D. Himachala Pradesh

Q107. Who among the following has been elected as the 30th prime minister of Australia?

A. Tony Abbott

B. Scott Morrison

C. Peter Dutton

D. Joe Hockey

Q108. Who was appointed as the chairman of DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) for two years?

A. K Sivan

B. Dr. S Vijay Narayanan

C. Dr. G Satheesh Reddy

D. Manohar Reddy

Q109. Which of the following University is renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship?

A. University of Mumbai

B. Indira Gandhi National Open University

C. Jawaharlal Nehru University

D. University of Hyderebad

Q110.  The 9th edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival 2018 was held in __________.

A. Sikkim

B. Tibet

C. Thimphu

D. Kathmandu

Q111. Who is the first woman fighter pilot in Japan?

A. Keiko Chiba

B. Yoriko Kawaguchi

C. Seiko Noda

D. Misa Matsushima

Q112. Who has been selected for the J C Bose Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology?

A. Pravakar Mohanty

B. Appa Rao Podile

C. Pramod Kumar Prasad

D. R K Mehajan

Q113. Who is appointed as a Chairman of Panel to Decide Vedanta's Plea?

A. Justice Fernades

B. Justice S J Vazifdar

C. Justice Ram Narayan

D. Justice Ramesh Yadav

Q114. Fouaad Mirza is related to which sports?

A.  Equestrian

B.  Sprint

C.  Badminton

D.  Tennis

Q115. Mizzima Media Group, which was recently in news, is a company of which country?

A. Myanmar

B. Italy

C. Japan

D. Sri Lanka

Q116. The recently signed MoU between Integrated Defence Staff and which organization aims to set up telemedicine nodes for soldiers in high-altitude areas?

A.  BARC

B.  DRDO

C.  ISRO

D.  VSSC

Q117. India’s first-ever test flight powered by biojet fuel was successfully conducted by which airline?

A.  Vistara

B.  JetLite

C.  SpiceJet

D.  Air India

Q118. Gopal Bose, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?

A.  Chess

B.  Tennis

C.  Boxing

D.  Cricket

Q119. Who heads the committee on review of penal provisions of Company Act 2013 which recently submitted final report to government?

A.  Injeti Srinivas

B.  K V R Murty

C.  Uday Kotak

D.  Ajay Bahl

Q120. Who has become the first-ever Indian shuttler to enter a badminton final at the Asian Games?

A.  Kidambi Srikanth

B.  Saina Nehwal

C.  PV Sindhu

D.  PC Thulasi

Q121. The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 aims to remove discrimination and stigma attached to patients of which disease?

A.  Cancer

B.  HIV

C.  Leprosy

D.  Typhoid

Q122. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 4th Asian electoral stakeholders forum (AESF-IV)?

A.  Bali

B.  New Delhi

C.  Bangkok

D.  Colombo

Q123. Which Indian economist has been appointed Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)?

A.  Satya S Tripathi

B.  Atul Khare

C.  Nikhil Seth

D.  Rahguram Rajan

Q124. Ravinder Kumar Singhal, who has successfully completed the Ironman triathlon, is from which state?

A.  Maharashtra

B.  Uttar Pradesh

C.  Odisha

D.  Madhya Pradesh

Q125. Who became the first-ever Indian javelin-thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal?

A.  Arjun Meghwal

B.  Parsa Singh

C.  Shivpal Singh

D.  Neeraj Chopra

Q126. Who is the author of the book “Atal Ji Ne Kaha”?

A.  Chitra Banerjee

B.  Brijendra Rehi

C.  V S Naik

D.  Annu Kapoor

Q127. The Odisha government has launched which programme to identify young talents?

A.  Mu Youth, Mu Odisha

B.  Mu Power, Mu Odisha

C.  Mu Hero, Mu Odisha

D.  Mu Startup, Mu Odisha

Q128. Which Indian-origin personality has been selected as Asia Society’s Game Changer of the Year for 2018?

A.  Indra Nooyi

B.  Sanjeev Gupta

C.  Guruswamy Jayraman

D.  Shand Panesar

Q129. Which country’s team has won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018?

A.  Germany

B.  Spain

C.  France

D.  Japan

Q130. The Lakhwar multi-purpose project is associated with which river?

A.  Godavari

B.  Chambal

C.  Kaveri

D.  Yamuna

Q131. Dutee Chand, who clinched silver in 100m women’s race at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, is belong to which state?

A.   Odisha

B.   Kerala

C.   Punjab

D.   Haryana



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