GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 15-16, 2018

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Daily GK & Current Affairs Questions and Answers will help you to prepare for General Awareness section for your upcoming competitive exams including; Banking, IBPS, RRB, SSC, UPSC, Railway, Insurance and PSC Exams. Here you can practice Current General Knowledge, Static GK & Current Affairs questions on the most recent news headlines of India and all over the World. Here is the top 10 latest GK & Current Affairs Quiz based Questions and Answers of August 15-16, 2018 for exam aspirants.
gk & current affairs questions answers

GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 15-16, 2018

Q1.

Who has becomes the India’s 53rd Grandmaster?

  • (A) Richard Rapport
  • (B) Nihal Sarin
  • (C) Nikhil Chopra
  • (D) Manuel Aaron
Q2.

Who has taken oath as the Governor of Chhattisgarh?

  • (A) Anandiben Patel
  • (B) Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
  • (C) Dr. Najma A. Heptulla
  • (D) Shri Ram Naik
Q3.

International Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic retired from International football. Subasic has player for which country?

  • (A) Belgium
  • (B) Croatia
  • (C) Argentina
  • (D) Brazil
Q4.

Indian satirical poet Chemmanam Chacko passed away 0on 14th August at the age of 92. He was from which of the following state?

  • (A) Bihar
  • (B) Kerala
  • (C) Assam
  • (D) Manipur
Q5.

Who has been recently appointed as the India's next ambassador to Russia?

  • (A) Mr. Gautam Bambawale
  • (B) D Bala Venkatesh Varma
  • (C) Shri Prabhat Kumar
  • (D) Shri Pradip Kumar Yadav
Q6.

Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity?

  • (A) Justice Fathima Beevi
  • (B) Justice Manjula Chellur
  • (C) Justice Sujata V. Manohar
  • (D) Justice Ruma Pal
Q7.

Who has been recently appointed as the director of State-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC)?

  • (A) Raman Singh
  • (B) Praveen Kumar Singh
  • (C) Anil Prasad
  • (D) Madan Mohan Choudhury
Q8.

Asian Games gold medalist athlete, Hakam Singh passed away at the age of 64. He has won gold medal in-

  • (A) 1978
  • (B) 1980
  • (C) 1985
  • (D) 1989
Q9.

Who is the Brand Ambassador of the Road Safety Campaigns recently announced by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari?

  • (A) Amitabh Bacchan
  • (B) Akshay Kumar
  • (C) Sania Mirza
  • (D) Virat Kohli
Q10.

On this Independence day PM Narendra Modi announced Ayushman Bharat scheme also known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan, which will cover-

  • (A) 5 crore Indians.
  • (B) 10 crore Indians.
  • (C) 25 crore Indians.
  • (D) 50 crore Indians.
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