GK & Current Affairs Questions: August 9, 2018

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 9, 2018 for exam aspirants.

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GK & Current Affairs Questions Answers: August 9, 2018

Q1.

Who has won the International Geography Bee World Championship held in Berlin, Germany from July 11-18,2018?

  • (A) Nitish Chapra
  • (B) Avi Goel
  • (C) Abhinav Dutta
  • (D) Suresh Agarwal
Q2.

Who has been recently appointed as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?

  • (A) Harivansh Narayan Singh
  • (B) Najma Heptullah
  • (C) K. Rahman Khan
  • (D) P. J. Kurien
Q3.

Major Kaustubh Rane died on August 4, 2018 in a gunfight against terrorists in Bandipora district of-

  • (A) Kerala
  • (B) Assam
  • (C) Jammu & Kashmir
  • (D) Punjab
Q4.

John Bailey, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Oscars will soon introduce a new category to honour-

  • (A) popular films
  • (B) popular albums
  • (C) favourite songs
  • (D) favourite lyrics
Q5.

Supreme Court instructed Tamil Nadu Goverment to seal and lock down all the illegally constructed hotels on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris. Which is the highest peak of Nilgiri Mountains?

  • (A) Doddabetta
  • (B) Kolaribetta
  • (C) Hecuba
  • (D) Kattadadu
Q6.

Ministry of HRD has announced about a new project which will offer an online education portal that covers all higher education and skill sector courses. What is the name of that project?

  • (A) EduIndia
  • (B) SWAYAM
  • (C) SMARTLERAN
  • (D) LEARNCAFF
Q7.

Which of the following Biosphere Reserve has become the 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to be included in UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR)?

  • (A) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
  • (B) Nanda Devi National Park & Biosphere Reserve
  • (C) Nokrek
  • (D) Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve
Q8.

Who has been recently appointed as the UN Human rights chief by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres?

  • (A) Abdulaziz Sachedina
  • (B) Faisal Kutty
  • (C) Zeid Raad al-Hussein
  • (D) Antonio Guterres
Q9.

Who has been recently appointed as the President of Colombia?

  • (A) Marta Lucía Ramírez
  • (B) Ivan Duque
  • (C) Ernesto Macías
  • (D) José Luis Barceló
Q10.

The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on-

  • (A) 7th July
  • (B) 9th August
  • (C) 9th October
  • (D) 12th December


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