Latest Current Affairs Question Answers - 3rd September 2018

Q1. Who has wins India’s 1st Asian Games Silver in Badminton?
A.  Jwala Gutta
B.  Saina Nehwal
C.  Ashwini Ponnappa
D.  PV Sindhu

Q2. With Which country India signed Joint Trade agreements recently?
A.  Kenya
B.  Indonesia
C.  Pakistan
D.  Saudi Arabia

Q3. Satya S Tripathi appointed Assistant Secretary-General & Head of the which City office of UNEP?
A.  Buffalo
B.  Albany
C.  Rochester
D.  New York

Q4. Which Bank named world’s best bank by Global Finance magazine?
A.  Andhra Bank
B.  DBS Bank
C.  Yes Bank

Q5.Who among the following launched 'Navlekha' for Indian language publishers?





Q6.Which airlines operated India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun to Delhi on its Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft?



C.Air India


Q7.Whose birth anniversary is commemorated as National Sports day?

A.Dhyan Chand

B.Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

C.Bishan Singh Bedi

D.Milkha Singh

Q8.NASA's OSIRIS-Rex an asteroid sampling spacecraft, has caught its first image of which asteroid?





Q9.India's first interstate connected wind power project commissioned in __________.





Q10.What is the size of the nano medical robot that set a new Guinness World Record?

A.120 nanometres

B.110 nanometres

C.140 nanometres

D.130 nanometres

Q11.Goldman Sachs appointed whom as the managing director and chief India economist?

A.Prachi Mishra

B.Jayati Ghosh

C.Amit Mitra

D.Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Q12.The European Union join hands with this country to develop new Influenza vaccine, recently.





Q13.India's tallest Film Studio was inaugurated in which state?


B.Tamil Nadu

C.Uttar Pradesh

D.Andra Pradesh

Q14.Who won silver in Kurash at Asian games?

A.Pencak silat

B.Gulnor Sulaymanova

C.Malaprabha Jadhav

D.Pincky Balhara

Q15.Abhaya Prasad Hota was appointed as an independent director of __________.

A.Asian Paints

B.Godrej Consumer

C.Dabur India

D.Indiabulls Ventures

Q16.Who of the following has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Ireland?

A.Sajeev Babu Kurup

B.Naveen Srivastava

C.Manish Sisodia

D.Sandeep Kumar

Q17.Which among the following rebranded as Google pay to offer Instant Bank Loans?





Q18.Name the Indian economist who 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.Raghuram Rajan

C.Nikhil Seth

D.Atul Khare

Q19. India has signed $300 million agreement with which International organisation for its Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program?

C.  World Bank

Q20. Who has created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold?

A.  Swapna Barman
B.  Purnima Hembram
C.  Soma Biswas
D.  Pramila Aiyappa

Q21. Which sportsperson has clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years at the 18th Asian Games 2018?

A.  Arpinder Singh
B.  Sreeshankar
C.  Shivpal Singh
D.  Rakesh Babu A V

Q22. India has signed $375 million loan agreement with which International organisation to improve irrigation in Madhya Pradesh?

C.  World Bank

Q23. Which union minister is leading the Indian delegation for the 6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting 2018?

A.  Suresh Prabhu
B.  Sushma Swaraj
C.  Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
D.  Nitin Gadkari

Q24. The World Bank will provide how much amount of loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector?

A.  $250 million
B.  $550 million
C.  $350 million
D.  $450 million

Q25. Union Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched National Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) plus strategy. Who is the chairperson of National Governing Council of REDD+?
A.  Manoj Sinha
B.  Subhatra Mohan
C.  Sharmila Kishore
D.  None of these
E.  Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Q26. IWAI has made public 13 standardised advanced ship designs suitable for large barge haulage on river Ganga (National Waterway-1). What does “I” represent in IWAI?
A.  International
B.  Internal
C.  None of these
D.  Indian
E.  Inland

Q27. Name the Union MSME Minister who announced the launch of ‘One District One Product’ scheme in Odisha, on 31st August 2018?
A.  Giriraj Singh
B.  None of these
C.  Rajnath Singh
D.  Jual Oram
E.  Narendra Singh Tomar

Q28. National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) signed how many MoUs to enhance technology adoption in MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) to enhance skills of youths in Odisha, on 30th August 2018?
A.  5
B.  None of these
C.  4
D.  2
E.  3

Q29. How many new districts have been created in Arunachal Pradesh by passing the Arunachal Pradesh Re-Organisation of Districts (Amendment) Bill 2018?
A.  3
B.  6
C.  4
D.  None of these
E.  2

Q30. Name the module launched in Punjab to facilitate online property transactions that has been provided by Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA)?
A.  PUDA properties
B.  PUDA e-site
C.  PUDA e-transfer
D.  None of these
E.  PUDA360

Q31. Which state government obtained extension under Section 3 Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) for another 6 months declaring the entire state as ‘Disturbed Area’, on 31st August 2018?
A.  None of these
B.  Nagaland
C.  Sikkim
D.  Assam
E.  Arunachal Pradesh

Q32. Where was the first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Agri Cooperative Business Forum held from on August 28-30, 2018?
A.  Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
B.  None of these
C.  New Delhi, India
D.  Kathmandu, Nepal
E.  Beijing, China

Q33. Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a financing package worth _____ million to three districts of West Bengal, on 31st August 2018?
A.  $275 million
B.  $200 million
C.  None of these
D.  $245 million
E.  $300 million

Q32. National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) report for 2018-19, has predicted India’s growth for the current fiscal (FY19) as what per cent?
A.  7.7 %
B.  None of these
C.  7.6 %
D.  7.5 %
E.  7.4 %

Q33. Several Indian IT firms have joined the Call for Code initiative to develop global solutions for disaster management. Which is the founding member of the initiative?
A.  Infosys
B.  Wipro
D.  None of these

Q34. Indian Railways signed a MoU with which firm for supply of Natural Gas to Indian Railways Workshops, Production Units and Depots at Rail Bhavan in New Delhi, on 31st August 2018?
A.  IOCL India Ltd
D.  None of these
E.  GAIL (India) Limited

Q35. Which football player was named UEFA Player of the Year 2018 on 31st August 2018?
A.  Keylor Navas
B.  Sergio Ramos
C.  Christiano Ronaldo
D.  None of these
E.  Luka Modric

Q36. Who was reappointed as a director on the board of ICICI Securities, on 31st August 2018?
A.  Chanda Kochhar
B.  Radhakrishnan Nair
C.  Sandeep Bakshi
D.  None of these
E.  Shikha Sharma

Q37. Idea Cellular and Vodafone have merged their India operations and the merged entity is named Vodafone Idea LTd. Who is the CEO of Vodafone Idea LTd?
A.  Kumar Mangalam Birla
B.  Himanshu Singh
C.  None of these
D.  Balesh Sharma
E.  Prathik Pandey

Q38. Which cricketer became the second-fastest Indian to score 6,000 runs in Test cricket, on 31st August 2018?
A.  Virat Kohli
B.  None of these
C.  Shikhar Dhawan
D.  MS Dhoni
E.  Rohit Sharma

Q39. Who has become the first Indian boxer to win 3 medals in the Asian Games, after winning bronze in men’s middle 75 kg boxing event, at Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia?
A.  Ravi Thapar
B.  Manjit Singh
C.  Sushil Kumar
D.  None of these
E.  Vikas Krishan

Q40. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has been renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji ‘Maharaj’ International Airport. Where is this airport located?
A.  None of these
B.  Mumbai
C.  Hyderabad
D.  Bengaluru
E.  Pune

Q41. Yes Bank has received RBI’s approval for the continuance of _____ as managing director and CEO of the bank till further notice from RBI?
A.  Rana Kapoor
B.  B Sriram
C.  Abhishek Sharma
D.  Rajesh Lal
E.  None of these

Q42. Krishna Kutir, which is in news recently, is associated with which union ministry?

A.  Ministry of Women & Child Development
B.  Ministry of Rural Development
C.  Ministry of Home Affairs
D.  Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Q43. Which European country has sanctioned Euro 120 million soft loan to India for National Clean Ganga Mission?

A.  Germany 
B.  Spain
C.  Belgium
D.  France

Q44. Which state government has organised an interactive programme “Mil -Banche” in government schools of state?

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

Q45. Which Indian sprinter clinched gold in men’s 1500m race at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games?

A.  Govindan Lakshmanan
B.  Jinson Johnson
C.  Rajiv Arokia
D.  Manjit Singh

Q46. India signed MoU with International Energy Agency (IEA) on increasing innovation for the Clean Energy Transition. Where is the headquarters of IEA?

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

Q47. Which new ranking system has been announced by the Union Government for higher educational institutions to promote innovation?


Q48.Which state government extends AFSPA in the state for 6 more months?





Q49.MOVE: India's First Global Mobility Summit 2018 will be held in __________.




D.New Delhi

Q50.Seema Punia wins bronze medal in 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. She belongs to which sports?

A.Discus throw


C.Javelin Throw


Q51.Name the Indian Police Officer who successfully completed the 'Ironman Triathlon' event in France recently.

A.Hemant Karkare

B.Ashok Kamte

C.Hemant Karkare

D.Ravinderkumar Singhal

Q52.Who introduced the 'National REDD+ Strategy India' for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy recently?

A.Dr. Harsh Vardhan

B.Prakash Javadekar

C.Uma Bharathi

D.Nirmala Sitharaman

Q53.The Indian boxer who bagged gold at the Asian Games 2018 by defeating Hasanboy Dusmatov is;

A.Gaurav Solanki

B.Shiva Thapa

C.Vijender Singh

D.Amit Panghal

Q54.Which of the following will starts an international operation?





Q55.India's first standardised Modern Ship design for Ganga a reality was made by;





Q56.Indian economy grew by __________ in the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal year.





Q57.Who inaugurated the Fourth International Ayurveda Congress (IAvC) at the Netherlands?

A.Venu Rajamony

B.Shripad Yesso Naik

C.Ram Nath Kovind

D.Narendra Modi

Q58.Who has released a book on "Weather Information Portal for Indian Power System"?

A.Rajiv Pratap Rudy

B.Satyapal Singh

C.Ravindra Kishore Sinha

D.R K Singh

Q59.India finishes the 18th Asian Games with how many medal?





Q60.Who conferred with the Praful Bidwai memorial award 2018?

A.Gowri Mandal

B.Tanwar Bhatiya

C.Pratyusha Singh

D.Ulka Mahajan