GK & Current Affairs Questions: August 2, 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 2, 2018 for exam aspirants.

GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 2, 2018

Q1.

Renowned Bollywood song writer Javed Akhtar has been awarded  Hindi Sahitya Academy Samman by Delhi government. The other receipients who received the awards are;

  • (A) Abid Surti
  • (B) Shaji Jama
  • (C) Abhisar Sharma
  • (D) All of them
Q2.

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a portal with the name of "Forum of Cargo Owners and Logistics Operators" (FOCAL) to provide real time data on the availability of vessels to cargo owners and shippers. Who is the chairm

  • (A) Nutan Guha-Biswas
  • (B) Rajib Shukla
  • (C) Jyotirmoy Bhandari
  • (D) Ashok Gayen
Q3.

Recently which of the following state in India at first implemented the national policy on biofuels?

  • (A) Kerala
  • (B) Rajasthan
  • (C) Maharashtra
  • (D) Assam
Q4.

Who has been recently appointed as the Director (Finance) of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)?

  • (A) T. Suvarna Raju
  • (B) C B Ananthakrishnan
  • (C) Walchand Hirachand
  • (D) None of them
Q5.

Ex-Union minister Bhishma Narain Singh died at the age of 85 in Noida. He was the fomer Governor of-

  • (A) Kerala
  • (B) Assam
  • (C) Uttar Pradesh
  • (D) Bihar
Q6.

India and Germany signed an pact on financial and technical cooperation. The main moto of this agreement is for sustainable urban development and renewable energy. What is the currency of Germany?

  • (A) Dollar
  • (B) Euro
  • (C) Rupee
  • (D) Dinar
Q7.

Akshay Venkatesh an Indian-Australian mathematician wins prestigious Fields medal in mathematics, known as the Nobel prize in mathematics. The other three person awarded with that mathematic's to honour are-

  • (A) Caucher Birkar
  • (B) Peter Scholze
  • (C) Alessio Figalli
  • (D) All of them
Q8.

World Junior Squash Championships 2018 held in Chennai, India. How many teams participated in that tournament?

  • (A) 11 countries
  • (B) 20 countries
  • (C) 28 countries
  • (D) 35 countries
Q9.

England's Captain Joe Root completes 6000 Test runs to become the 3rd youngest batsman and 65th man in the world to acheive that record. Which of the following player is the fastest to reach 6000 runs in text matches?

  • (A) SR Tendulkar (INDIA)
  • (B) DG Bradman (AUS)
  • (C) V Sehwag (INDIA)
  • (D) SM Gavaskar (INDIA)
Q10.

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) and Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral cooperation through India-Nepal center. Who is the current Prime Minister of

  • (A) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
  • (B) Khadga Prasad Oli
  • (C) Nanda Kishor Pun
  • (D) Deepak Raj Joshee


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