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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 August 2018:
Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first Gold in the 18th Jakarta Asian Games 2018?
A. Mary Kom
B. Bajrang Punia
C. Apurvi Chandela
D. Neeraj Chopra
Answer: B
Explanation: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia bagged country’s first gold medal of the 18th Asian Games on 19 August 2018. He defeated Japanese wrestler Takatani Daichi in the 65 kg final by 11-8 in a fascinating bout. Bajrang, the 24-year old wrestler from Haryana, is India’s fastest, most powerful and focused wrestler at the moment. His fitness has been a revelation over the past few seasons, something that keeps him in the game until the last second. The medal is Bajrang's second in Asian Games history, after having clinched silver in the 2014 edition. However, India’s first medal in these games came in the form of a bronze medal that was won in mixed team rifle event (shooting) by Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar.

Kofi Annan was from which African country?
A. Ghana
B. Kango
C. Nigeria
D. South Africa
Answer: A
Explanation: Kofi Annan (80), the former UN secretary-general and a Ghanaian diplomat, has passed away in Switzerland on August 18, 2018. Kofi Annan was a national of African country Ghana and was the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation (UNO) from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. He was the 7th Secretary-General of the body and was the first black African to be appointed to this prestigious post. He shared the 2001 Nobel Prize for Peace with the UN "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world”. Under his leadership, the UN introduced the Millennium Development Goals in 2000, in which countries of the world committed to ending poverty within 15 years. In September 2016, Annan was appointed to lead a UN commission to investigate the Rohingya crisis.

Who has become first Indian woman wrestler to bag gold at the 18th Asian Games 2018?
A. Shagun Choudhary
B. Sakshi Malik
C. Vinesh Phogat
D. Priyanka Phogat
Answer: C
Explanation: Vinesh Phogat has created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games. in the final match in freestyle 50 kg category, she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 20, 2018 .....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK