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Current Affairs 2018 | August MCQ Questions and Answers

1.

Which of the following is the only state in India that has an NRC (National Register of Citizens)  ?

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Answer : C

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2.

Who of the following conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award 2018  ?

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Answer : D

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3.

Which become the first State in the country to implement the national policy on biofuels  ?

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Answer : B

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4.

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

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Answer : D

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5.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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6.

Who announced to set up the floating solar power plants  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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7.

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

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Answer : C

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8.

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

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Answer : B

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9.

Which of the following railway station is renamed as the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction recently  ?

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Answer : C

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10.

Who topped ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen  ?

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Answer : B

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11.

Google launched the latest version of the Android operating system, It is names as;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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12.

The world's first-ever thermal battery plant was unveiled in __________.

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Answer : A

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13.

World's largest bird sculpture Jatayu sculpture will be inaugurated in __________.

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Answer : D

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14.

Which team won the gold medal in the Women's Hockey World Cup 2018  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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15.

Which of the following category will be introduced this coming year, at the 91st Oscars  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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16.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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17.

Who will be the flag bearer for the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2018  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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18.

Google has launched a new video-based Q&A app which allows people to answer questions about themselves, then share those answers directly on Google. The name of the app is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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19.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

20.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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21.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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22.

The World Elephant Day is observed on which date  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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23.

ISRO will celebrate centenary celebration to commemorate its first ISRO chief and renowned cosmic ray scientist. Who is the renowned scientist  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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24.

India's 1st Tribal Language to get own Wikipedia Edition is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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25.

The first state to provide Right to Skill's Development to the youth is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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26.

Ministry of Railways released a report of cleanliness. Which among the following tops in the A1 category  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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27.

India's first genetic bank for wildlife conservation has been inaugurated in __________.

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Answer : D

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28.

Which city tops in the "Ease of Living Index 2018" survey  ?

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Answer : A

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29.

The lander of the Chandrayaan-2 to be named as;

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Answer : C

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30.

International left handers day is observed on which date  ?

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Answer : B

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31.

Which Indian Film Actor becomes Brand Ambassador for Road Safety campaigns  ?

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Answer : D

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32.

Madhya Pardesh Governor Anandiben Patel was sworn in as Governor of which state  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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33.

The 2018 World Organ Donation Day has been observed on which date  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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34.

Which state CM launched a scheme Rythu Bima for farmers on 72nd Independence Day  ?

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Answer : D

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35.

India's first Humboldt penguin was born in __________.

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Answer : B

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36.

On which date the World photography day is observed  ?

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Answer : B

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37.

Who won gold in the 2018 Asian Games 65kg freestyle wrestling competition  ?

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Answer : D

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38.

Which country will host the prestigious Asia Cup 2018  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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39.

Who wins Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol of Asian Games 2018  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

40.

The first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

41.

On which date, World Mosquito Day is observed  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

42.

Chhattisgarh's Chief Minister Raman Singh renamed this city as Atal Nagar to tribute the late former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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43.

Book titled '281 and Beyond' is the autobiography of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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44.

With which company, Paytm joint hands to launch AI-based cloud computing platform 'Paytm AI Cloud'  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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45.

When was World Senior Citizen Day celebrated  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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46.

The 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup will be hosted by;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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47.

Who become the first Indian woman to win an individual gold in shooting at the 2018 Asian Games  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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48.

Scientists have developed a wireless 'in-body GPS' which helps to track tumours inside the body. It is named as;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

49.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

50.

International water colour festival was held in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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51.

Which of the following Univercity is renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

52.

The book "No Spin" is the autobiography of which veteran cricketer  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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53.

India's first Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)auction, was commissioned in which state  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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54.

Who is the author of the book "Atal Ji Ne Kaha" which has been published by Darpan Publication  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

55.

India's 1st Biofuel-Powered Flight lands in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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56.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

57.

Which team wins the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup for the first time  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

58.

Who won the Silver medal in 400-meter race in Asian Games 2018  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

59.

Who become the first Indian badminton player to enter the finals of Asian Games  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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60.

Neeraj Chopra wins at __________ medal in Javelin with a distance of 88.06m sat the Asian Games.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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61.

P V Sindhu won __________ medal in badminton at Asian Games.

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Answer : B

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62.

Whose birth anniversary is commemorated as National Sports day.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

63.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

64.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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65.

India's tallest Film Studio was inagurated in which state  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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66.

Who won silver in Kurash at Asian games  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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67.

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

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

68.

Name of the Indian athelete who brokes the national record in the men's 400 metres hurdles to claim the silver medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

69.

Who become the first Indian heptathlete to win a Gold Medal in the 2018 Asian Games  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

70.

Indian Railways and this organisation Sign MoU for use of Natural Gas in Railway Workshops.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

71.

Name of the Indian athelete who won gold medal in the men's 1500m event in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

72.

The Indian women's hockey team enters Asian Games for 1st time by defeating Which country  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

73.

India won __________ medal in the women's 4X400 metre event.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

74.

Which state signed a MoU with an America-based agency 'Malaria No More'to make the state malaria-free  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

75.

Which among the following become the wettest place in India  ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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