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17, 18 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

17, 18 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 August 2018:
Which telecom company has launched a VOIP based phone service “WINGS”?
A. Vodafone
B. Airtel
C. Reliance
D. BSNL
Answer: D
Explanation: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched BSNL WINGS a VOIP based service. In WINGS, there is no SIM or cable wiring as is a VOIP service through an app. The WINGS service offers unlimited free audio/video calling for one year. .....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on August 16, 2018. He became India’s prime minister for first time?
A. 1997
B. 1996
C. 1998
D. 1995
Answer: D
Explanation: Atal Bihari Vajpayee (93), the veteran leader, prolific writer and former Prime Minister of India, has passed away in New Delhi on 16th August 2018. Born on 25th December 1924 in Gwalior, he was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1957 and had a long parliamentary experience spanning over four decades......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who becomes 53rd Chess Grandmaster from India?
A. Shruti Saran
B. Nihal Sarin
C. Manu Bhaskar
D. Nischit Singh
Answer: B
Explanation: International Master Nihal Sarin became the 53rd Grandmaster of India despite losing his final round game to Richard Rapport of Hungary in the ninth and final round of Abu Dhabi Masters. .....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

15, 16 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

15, 16 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 August 2018:
Which station was ranked as the cleanest in A Category as per Report on Station Cleanliness?
A. Kishangarh
B. Warangal
C. Marwar
D. Rajkot
Answer: C
Explanation: In A category stations, Marwar was placed at 1st position, followed by Phulera station at 2nd position. Both the stations are from North Western Railway in Rajasthan. The 3rd place goes to Warangal station of South Central Railway in Telangana......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

PM Modi announces which Healthcare Insurance 15th August 2018?
A. Jan Aarogya Abhiyan
B. PM Aarogya Abhiyan
C. Pandit Deendayal Aarogya Abhiyan
B. Pandit Deendayal Ayushman Bharat
Answer: A
Explanation: With an aim to provide country’s poor access to quality and affordable healthcare, government on announced the launch of Ayushman Bharat (now Jan Aarogya Abhiyan) on September 25, covering 50 crore people. .....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who among following will be awarded with Kirti Chakra posthumously?
A. Rifleman Aurangzeb
B. Major Aditya Kumar
C. Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh
D. NB Sub Anil Kumar Dhayia
Answer: C
Explanation: Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh of Rajput Regiment, who heroically laid down his life in a fierce counter-insurgency operation in which three terrorists were killed at Pulwama in J&K last November, has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra, the country’s second-highest peacetime bravery medal. Rifleman Aurangzeb of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, who was abducted, video-taped during interrogation and then killed by terrorists while on way to his home at village Salani in Poonch for Eid in June, in turn, is among the 18 Shaurya Chakra in this year’s Independence Day gallantry list. .....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been appointed India’s new ambassador to Russia?
A. Partha Satpathy
B. Swetanshu Bora
C. Pankaj Saran
D. D Bala Venkatesh Varma
Answer: D
Explanation: D Bala Venkatesh Varma, a 1988 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, has been appointed India’s new ambassador to Russia, which is considered a high-profile posting due to expanse of strategic cooperation between the two countries. Currently, he is serving as Indian envoy in Spain......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Ajit Wadekar was associated with which sports?
A. Hockey
B. Cricket
C. Football
D. Boxing
Answer: B
Explanation: Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who led the team to path-breaking Test wins in England and the West Indies, passed away on 15th August 2018 after prolonged illness. Ajit Wadekar played for the Indian national team between 1966 and 1974.....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Vrahma Pal Singh gets Kirti Chakra 2018

Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh of Rajput Regiment, who heroically laid down his life in a fierce counter-insurgency operation in which three terrorists were killed at Pulwama in J&K last November, has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra, the country’s second-highest peacetime bravery medal.
Rifleman Aurangzeb of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, who was abducted, video-taped during interrogation and then killed by terrorists while on way to his home at village Salani in Poonch for Eid in June, in turn, is among the 18 Shaurya Chakra in this year’s Independence Day gallantry list from Indian Army. 
KIRTI CHAKRA  
1. SEP VRAHMA PAL SINGH, RAJPUT, 44 RR (POSTHUMOUS)  

SHAURYA CHAKRA  
1. LT COL ARJUN SHARMA, 6 JAT 
2. MAJ PAWAN GAUTAM, ENGRS, 44 RR 
3. MAJ ADITYA KUMAR, 10 GARH RIF 
4. MAJ PAWAN KUMAR, JAT, 34 RR 
5. CAPT KANINDER PAUL SINGH, RAJPUT, 44 RR
6. CAPT VARMA JAYESH RAJESH, RAJPUT, 44 RR 
7. NB SUB ANIL KUMAR DHAYIA, 1 PARA 
8. NB SUB VIJAY KUMAR YADAV, 15 MARATHA LI 
9. HAV KUL BAHADUR THAPA, 9 PARA (SF) 
10. HAV JAWEED AHMAD BHAT, SM, 9 PARA (SF) 
11. GNR RANJIT SINGH, ARTY, 13 RR 
12. RFN AURANGZAB, JAK LI, 44 RR (POSTHUMOUS) 
13. RFN JAIPRAKASH ORAON, 4 ASSAM RIF (POSTHUMOUS) 
14. RFN RATHVA LILESH BHAI, 4 ASSAM RIF

13, 14 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

13, 14 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 August 2018:
Which nation’s former President has been nominated to be the next UN human rights chief?
A. Venezuela
B. Canada
C. Colombia
D. Chile
Answer: D
Explanation: The United Nations on August 8, 2018 announced that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to be the UN’s new human rights chief. She was the first woman in her country to occupy the top position and is known to be a strong advocate for women’s rights.

Which rescue operation has been launched by Indian Army in the flood-hit areas of Kerala?
A. Operation Madad
B. Operation Sahyog
C. Operation Surya Hope
D. Operation Surya Hope
Answer: B
Explanation: The Indian Army has launched the major rescue and relief operation “Operation Sahyog” at Kannur, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Idukki after incessant rain and landslides hit various northern districts of Kerala........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC)?
A. Aniruddha Bose
B. Mukesh R Shah
C. R Rajagopal
D. Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani
Answer: D
Explanation: Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC) by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan in Chennai on August 12........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who becomes Brand Ambassador For Road Safety Campaigns in August 2018?
A. Anupam kher
B. Akshay Kumar
C. Salman Khan
D. Gajendra Chouhan
Answer: B
Explanation: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari launched three short films for generating public awareness towards road safety.  Film actor Shri Akshay Kumar has featured in these films, which are directed by Shri R.Balki. Mr Gadkari announced the appointment of Shri Akshay Kumar as Road Safety Brand Ambassador.

Which station was ranked as the cleanest in A1 Category as per Report on Station Cleanliness?
A. Bikaner
B. Jodhpur
C. Indore
D. Kalka
Answer: B
Explanation: Minister of Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal on August 13, 2018 released the Third Party Survey Report on Station Cleanliness. The rankings depict that in A-1 category stations, two important tourist stations, that is, Jodhpur (1st place) and Jaipur (2nd place) of North Western Railway in Rajasthan have made their mark. .......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

9 to 12 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

9 to 12 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 9 to 12 August 2018:
Who has been appointed the new Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?
A. Ram Sewak Sharma
B. Vikram Limaye
C. Rajan Mathews
D. D. Shivalingaiah
Answer: A
Explanation: Dr. Ram Sewak Sharma has been reappointed the Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) till 30th September 2020. He was in July 2015 named as the TRAI chief for a three-year period. Recently, he triggered a debate around safety of Aadhaar by tweeting his Aadhaar number and challenging........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

The Article 35A of the Indian Constitution pertains to which state?
A. Bihar
B. Nagaland
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Jammu and Kashmir
Answer: D
Explanation: The Article 35A of the Indian Constitution was in news recently as the Supreme Court on August 6, 2018 adjourned the hearing on pleas challenging Constitutional validity of Article 35A pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Who will be India’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games?
A. Hima Das
B. Neeraj Chopra
C. Manika Batra
D. Manu Bhaskar
Answer: B
Explanation: Javelin thrower star Neeraj Chopra from Haryana will be India’s flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. He will lead India’s contingent in the multi-sport event. So far, Chopra won gold in 2018 Gold Coast ........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Rajan Nanda, who passed away on 6 August 2018, was a noted industrialist associated with which group?
A. Tata group
B. Videocon group
C. Escorts Group
D. Reliance Group
Answer: C
Explanation: 76-year old Rajan Nanda was Chairman & Managaing Director (CMD) of the Escorts Group, the noted engineering company that operates in the sectors of agri-machinery, construction and material handling equipment, and railway equipment. Rajan Nanda had been at the helm of Escorts since 1994. He was married to Hindu cinema icon Raj Kapoor’s daughter Ritu. He was Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta's father-in-law.

Who has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW)?
A. Lalitha Kumaramangalam
B. Jayanti Patnaik
C. Alphons Kannanthanam
D. Rekha Sharma
Answer: D
Explanation: NCW member Rekha Sharma from Haryana has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). She was recently embroiled in a controversy after she recommended abolishing the practice of “confessions” in churches ........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

5 to 8 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

5 to 8 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 5 to 8 August 2018:
Which Indian biosphere reserve has become the 11th one to be added to UNESCO’s WNBR list?
A. Thar National Park
B. Agasthyamalai
C. Great Rann of Kutch
D. Khangchendzonga
Answer: D
Explanation: UNESCO has included the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) in the list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WNBR) at the 30th Session of the Man and Biosphere International Coordinating Council (ICC) in Palembang, Indonesia. With this, KBR has now become the India’s 11th internationally designated WNBR.......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Joint Military exercise 'Maitree 2018 will be conducted between India and which country?
A. Myanmar
B. Malaysia
C. Nepal
D. Thailand
Answer: D
Explanation: India and Thailand will conduct joint army exercise Maitree 2018 in the month of August 2018. It is scheduled to take place in Mueang, Chachoengsao Province, Thailand between the forces of Indian Army and Royal Thai Army.

Who has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?
A. Harivansh Narayan Singh
B. B K Hariprasad
C. Ananth Kumar
D. Ram Gopal Yadav
Answer: A
Explanation: NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha after defeating opposition nominee B K Hariprasad on 9th August 2018. Mr Harivansh, a veteran journalist, represents the state of Bihar in the House as a JD(U) member........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who will replace Indra Nooyi as CEO of PepsiCo ?
A. Ramon Laguarta
B. Satya Nadella
C. Arundhati Bhattacharya
D. Sundar Pichai
Answer: A
Explanation: PepsiCo Inc. on 6 August 2018 announced that Indra Nooyi would step down as its long-time Chief Executive Officer (CEO), handing over the reins to company veteran Ramon Laguarta. This change is being done at a time the beverage maker navigates a shrinking global soda market. Under India-born Nooyi's 12-year tenure as CEO, the sales of Mountain Dew and Gatorade boosted to $63.5 billion .......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

1 to 4 August 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

1 to 4 August 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 1 to 4 August 2018:
What is the current repo rate, as per 3rd bi-monthly monetary policy review for of 2018-19 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A. 6.50%
B. 6.00%
C. 6.25%
D. 6.75%
Answer: A
Explanation: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked policy repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50% in its third bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2018-19. Repo rate is the rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which company on 2 August 2018 became the first U.S. company to surpass $1 trillion in market value?
A. Google
B. Microsoft
C. Apple
D. IBM
Answer: C
Explanation: American technology giant Apple Inc. became the first-ever U.S. company to surpass $1 trillion in market capitalization on 2 August 2018. On this day, the shares of the world’s most valuable public company rose $5.89, or 2.9%, to $207.39, making it worth slightly more than $1 trillion. ........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which country has launched the high-resolution earth observation satellite- Gaofen-11?
A. Japan
B. India
C. South Korea
D. China
Answer: D
Explanation: China on July 31, 2018 launched Gaofen-11, an optical remote sensing satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project. The satellite can be used for land survey, urban planning, road network design, agriculture, and disaster relief. Its data will also be used for the Belt and Road Initiative.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

What is the India’s rank in the United Nation’s E-Government Development Index (EGDI) 2018?
A. 100th
B. 88th
C. 75th
D. 96th
Answer: D
Explanation: India has been ranked 96th in the United Nation’s E-Government Development Index (EGDI) 2018. The survey, released by UN every two years, noted that India has scored 100% in the first stage of the E-Participation sub-index, followed by 95.65% in the second stage ........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

26 to 31 July 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

26 to 31 July 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for July 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 26 to 31 July 2018:
Union government constituted which high-level committee to check mob lynching?
A. Rajiv Gauba committee
B. Rajnath Singh committee
C. Sushil Modi committee
D. Piyush Goyal committee
Answer: A
Explanation: The Union government has constituted a high-level committee to suggest laws against mob lynching and violence. The high-level committee, headed by the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, will submit its suggestions to the Home ministry within 4 weeks. ......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which party of Pakistan is expected to win the Pakistan Elections 2018?
A. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz
B. Pakistan Peoples party
C. Pakistan Democratic Party
D. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf
Answer: D
Explanation: Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party on July 26, 2018 emerged as the single largest party after the Pakistan Elections 2018 that were held on July 25, 2018. With just the half of the votes counted, PTI secured 119 seats in the National Assembly. The majority mark in the National Assembly is 137 seats. However, Pakistan’s election commission has not yet released official final results.

Who has been conferred with the Odisha’s highest literary award ‘Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman’ for 2018?
A. P K Kunhalikutty
B. Ramakanta Rath
C. P P Thankachan
D. Ramesh Chennithala
Answer: B
Explanation: Noted litterateur Ramakanta Rath has been conferred with the Odisha’s highest literary award ‘Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman’ for 2018......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

A new Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) was inaugurated at which place in Uttar Pradesh on 22 July 2018?
A. Meerut
B. Ghazipur
C. Udaipur
D. Kochin
Answer: B
Explanation: In a bid to strengthen the expertise and capabilities of the employees of North-Eastern Railways, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on 22 July 2018 inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) at Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur. The institute, built with the cost of Rs. 21 crore, is equipped with modern training facilities, an advanced model hostel, computer room, cafeteria and other necessary facilities. The foundation stone of the institute was kept in 2015 by Sinha.

The completed draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been officially published by which state government?
A. Assam
B. Arunachal Pradesh
C. West Bengal
D. Manipur
Answer: A
Explanation: On July 30, the second and final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been officially published bearing the names of 2 crore 89 lakh 83 thousand 677 citizens of the state. The NRC will feature the names......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which state recently signed MoU to build its first Cow Sanctuary?
A. Bihar
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Gujarat
D. Rajasthan
Answer: D
Explanation: Rajasthan will soon have its first 'cow sanctuary', a shelter for 10,000 bovines spread over an area of more than 220 hectares in Bikaner district. The state government signed an MoU with a private trust in this regard. ......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

21 to 25 July 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

21 to 25 July 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for July 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 21 to 25 July 2018:
Which city is hosting the 8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting 2018?
A. Durban
B. Moscow
C. New Delhi
D. Beijing
Answer: A
Explanation: The 8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting was held at Durban, South Africa on July 20, 2018. In it, J P Nadda (the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare) highlighted the achievements of India in the health sector. ......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which general insurance company entered 100th year of its operation during July 2018 and the event was celebrated in its branches across the country?
A. LIC
B. New India Assurance Company
C. IFFCO-TOKYO
D. ICICI General
Answer: B
Explanation: The New India Assurance Company, India's largest non-life insurer, entered 100th year of its operations on 23 July 2018. Founded in July 1919 by Sir Dorabji Tata of Tata Group, the company is today India’s leading public-sector-based multinational insurer operating in 28 countries around the world. It was nationalized in 1973. The New India Assurance Company is the largest general insurance company of India on the basis of gross premium collection inclusive of foreign operations.

Which most advanced System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting has been launched the Union Government in Delhi?
A. SATARA
B. SAHAR
C. SAFAR
D. SAPAR
Answer: C
Explanation: Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Environment Minister, has launched a state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System– SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting) at Chandni Chowk in Delhi on July 21, 2018.......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which IIT developed an online tool “TreadWill” to help people deal with mental health issues?
A. IIT Kanpur
B. IIT Lucknow
C. IIT Roorkee
D. IIT Indore
Answer: A
Explanation: The IIT Kanpur developed an online tool “TreadWill” to help people cope with issues related to mental health. The tool has been developed by a team with collaborative support from the Computer Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences, HSS (Psychology) departments.

Fakhar Zaman, who has become the fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs, is belong to which country?
A. Bangladesh
B. Australia
C. Pakistan
D. South Africa
Answer: C
Explanation: Fakhar Zaman from Pakistan has become the fastest player to score 1000 runs in One-Day International (ODI) cricket during the 5th match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on July 22, 2018. ......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Name the official mascots of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games?
A. Keito and Miraitowa
B. Miraitowa and Someity
C. Someity and Zabivaka
D. Zabivaka and Keito
Answer: B
Explanation: The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on July 22, 2018 officially launched its Olympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity at a ceremony attended by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and Committee’s President Yoshiro Mori. ......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK