Current Affairs Quiz 12th July 2018

  • 1. South Korean President ____________ has recently arrived in India on a four-day visit.
   A.) Park Won-soon
   B.) Kim Jong-un
   C.) Ahn Cheol-soo
   D.) Moon Jae-in

Answer: Option 'D'

Moon Jae-in
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New Delhi evening on a four-day visit to India. He is being accompanied by First Lady Kim Jung-sook on his maiden visit to the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited South Korea in 2015 during which the bilateral partnership was elevated to a special strategic partnership.

  • 2. Who is the new Chairman of Payments Council of India (PCI)?
   A.) Vinod Patel
   B.) Vishwas Patel
   C.) Vinay Patel
   D.) Rakesh Patel

Answer: Option 'B'

Vishwas Patel

  • 3. On 12th July 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Dharohar Bhawan’, the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in which city?
   A.) Chennai
   B.) New Delhi
   C.) Bengaluru
   D.) Gurugram

Answer: Option 'B'

New Delhi

  • 4. Name the Indian lifter who has bagged the bronze medal in the 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 
   A.) Hnnu Gos
   B.) Jhilli Dalabehera
   C.) Annu Jha
   D.) Sahdev Yadav

Answer: Option 'B'

Jhilli Dalabehera

  • 5. Who has been elected as the new President of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA)?
   A.) Mahesh Manjrekar
   B.) Rajat Sharma
   C.) Rajdeep Sardesai
   D.) Sudhir Chaudhary

Answer: Option 'B'

Rajat Sharma

  • 6. On July 12, 2018, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in collaboration with which portal has launched a video contest titled “Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao”?
   A.) IndiConnect
   B.) MyGov
   C.) CitizenConnect
   D.) NewIndia

Answer: Option 'B'

MyGov

  • 7. Which Indian city has recently hosted the European Union Film Festival 2018?
   A.) Pune
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Ahmedabad

Answer: Option 'B'

Mumbai

  • 8. India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched a gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup. The championship was held in _____________.
   A.) Turkey
   B.) Syria
   C.) Kuwait
   D.) Croatia

Answer: Option 'A'

Turkey
India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched a gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin in Turkey. She returned to action after nearly two years of lay-off due to injury.

  • 9. Who has been recently appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of the Steel Authority of India (SAIL)?
   A.) Saraswati Prabhas
   B.) Manoharan 
   C.) Saraswati Prasad
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Saraswati Prasad

  • 10. On July 12, 2018, as per UIDAI, the estimated savings and gains since the inception of Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) stood at over ____ as on March 31,2018?
   A.) Rs 80412 crore
   B.) Rs 90012 crore
   C.) Rs 43407 crore
   D.) Rs 51757 crore

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs 90012 crore