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Current Affairs Questions on 25, 26 August 2018:
Scott Morrison is elected New Prime Minister of which country?
A. USA
B. Japan
C. Germany
D. Australia
Answer: D
Explanation: Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia's new Prime Minister after winning a Liberal party leadership vote on 24 August 2018. He emerged victorious from a three-way race with former home affairs minister Peter Dutton and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. Morrison became country’s 30th Prime Minister. Incumbent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who called the leadership meeting after losing the majority support of the party, opted not to contest the vote. The Liberal party is the senior partner in the ruling conservative coalition. The Liberal-National government has consistently trailed opposition Labor in opinion polls in recent months.

Which unheralded Indian athlete surprised everyone by winning the gold medal in men’s 800m race on 28 August 2018?
A. Rajender Singh
B. Manvinder Dhaka
C. Manjit Singh
D. Ramjit Singh
Answer: B
Explanation: Haryana’s Manjit Singh gave a huge surprise to the Indian contingent by winning the men’s 800m final and pushing the more-fancied Jinson Johnson to second spot. The 31-year-old Manjit, an unheralded runner who till now had not even won a gold medal in nationals in India, ran an incredible final lap to leave the more fancied athletes behind. In fact, he snatched it from the seasoned Jinson Johnson with a personal best of 1:46.15sec. Johnson finished second for a silver medal, a rare 1-2 for India in the Games. The bronze was won by Qatar’s Abubaker Abdalla.

John McCain passed away on August 25, He served as the senator and a two- time contender for presidency in which nation?
A. Japan
B. Canada
C. United States
D. United Kingdom
Answer: C
Explanation: US Senator John McCain, a prisoner of war in Vietnam and a two-time contender for the presidency, died on August 25, 2018 at his home in Arizona at the age of 81. McCain had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, called a glioblastoma, in 2017 and was being treated periodically with radiation and chemotherapy. ...Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK