Current Affairs Quiz 1st August 2018

  • 1. Which bank has won the Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year (India) Award at the Asian Banking and Finance Retail Banking Awards, held in Singapore?
   A.) Bank of India
   B.) State Bank of India (SBI)
   C.) HDFC Bank
   D.) Indian Bank

Answer: Option 'B'

State Bank of India (SBI)

  • 2. The Central government has launched the National Viral Hepatitis Control programme in collaboration with which organisation to combat the disease by 2030?
   A.) UNISDR
   B.) UNHRC
   C.) UNICEF
   D.) WHO

Answer: Option 'D'

WHO

  • 3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of India’s first Mobile Open Exchange Zone (MOX) at World Trade Centre in which city?
   A.) Kolkata
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Noida
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'C'

Noida

  • 4. Name the two Indians who have made the country proud as their names figured in the list of 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award winners. 
   A.) Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Bharat Vatwani
   B.) Bharat Vatwani and Bezwada Wilson
   C.) Bezwada Wilson and Sonam Wangchuk
   D.) Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk

Answer: Option 'D'

Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk

  • 5. The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched a mobile application to get the information on extreme weather events in Mumbai. It is named as;
   A.) Mumbai Climate
   B.) Know Your Mumbai
   C.) Mumbai Weather Live
   D.) MumbaiNow

Answer: Option 'C'

Mumbai Weather Live

  • 6. Which country's parliament has recently passed a controversial law to legalise casino gambling paving way for up to three casino resorts to open?
   A.) Russia
   B.) Brazil
   C.) Japan
   D.) China

Answer: Option 'C'

Japan

  • 7. Which company beats TCS and becomes India's Most Valued Company?
   A.) Infosys
   B.) HDFC
   C.) ITC
   D.) Reliance

Answer: Option 'D'

Reliance

  • 8. The 6th India-UK Science & Innovation Council (SIC) meeting was held in __________ and discussed a range of issues on S&T cooperation between the two countries. 
   A.) Jaipur
   B.) New Delhi
   C.) Chennai
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'B'

New Delhi

  • 9. On July 30, 2018, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh launched the Meghalaya Milk Mission worth _____ in Shillong through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC)?
   A.) Rs. 215 crore
   B.) Rs. 300 crore
   C.) Rs. 315 crore
   D.) Rs. 450 crore

Answer: Option 'A'

Rs. 215 crore

  • 10. Which state government will implement Pranam Scheme to ensure that govt staff take care of their parents & physically challenged siblings?
   A.) Karnataka
   B.) Assam 
   C.) Tripura
   D.) Odisha

Answer: Option 'B'

Assam