GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 17, 2018

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GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 17, 2018


Qatar King Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani talks with turkish president about the investment of 15 billion in Turkey’s Financial Markets And Banks. Who is the president of Turkey?

  • (A) Fuat Oktay
  • (B) Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  • (C) Binali Yıldırım
  • (D) None of these.

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on this Independence day launched Rythu Bima scheme for farmers. Under this scheme farmers will get how much amount of life insurance coverage?

  • (A) Rs 5 lakh
  • (B) Rs 15 lakh
  • (C) Rs 25 lakh
  • (D) Rs 35 lakh

Who has been recently appointed as the chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)?

  • (A) Kiren Bedi
  • (B) K S Srinivas
  • (C) Sunita Tiwari
  • (D) Mallikarjun Desai

How many stations has been provided with "Digital Screens" to spread awreness about Indian Railways?

  • (A) 12
  • (B) 20
  • (C) 22
  • (D) 42

US Singer Aretha Franklin passed away at the age of 76. She wins the Grammy Award for how many times?

  • (A) 5
  • (B) 12
  • (C) 17
  • (D) 20

According to the FICCI survey India's Gross Domestic Product expected to grow at how much percent in FY19?

  • (A) 2.5%
  • (B) 7.4%
  • (C) 12.4%
  • (D) 18.5%

24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) held in-

  • (A) New York, USA
  • (B) Beijing, China
  • (C) London, UK
  • (D) Delhi, India

Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on 16th August 2018 at the age of 93. How many times he has served the parliament?

  • (A) 5
  • (B) 12
  • (C) 18
  • (D) 20

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has recently launched a voip base service BSNL WINGS for free audio/video calling for 1 year. Who is the current chairman & MD of BSNL?

  • (A) Pierre Nanterme
  • (B) Anupam Shrivastava
  • (C) C Vijayakumar
  • (D) Rajeev Suri

Former Indian cricketer and captain Ajit Wadekar passed away at the age of 77. He brings the first overseas win for India in-

  • (A) England & West Indies
  • (B) Australia & England
  • (C) South Africa & West Indies
  • (D) None of these.
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