Current Affairs Quiz 26th July 2018

  • 1. Who has been selected for Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2018 for her contribution to Carnatic music?
   A.) S. Sowmya
   B.) Aruna Sairam
   C.) Sudha Ragunathan
   D.) Nithyasree Mahadevan

Answer: Option 'B'

Aruna Sairam

  • 2. In which of the following country, the 4th BIMSTEC Summit will be held? 
   A.) Indonesia
   B.) Nepal
   C.) Bangladesh
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'B'

Nepal

  • 3. What is defined as the phenomenon that occurs when increased government involvement in a sector of the market economy substantially affects the remainder of the market, either on the supply or demand side of the market?
   A.) Paradox of Choice
   B.) Free Rider Problem
   C.) Crowding out
   D.) Tragedy of the Commons

Answer: Option 'C'

Crowding out

  • 4. Fakhar Zaman, who has become the fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs, is belong to which country?
   A.) Bangladesh
   B.) South Africa
   C.) Pakistan
   D.) Australia

Answer: Option 'C'

Pakistan

  • 5. How many agreements are signed between India and Uganda?
   A.) 6
   B.) 5
   C.) 4
   D.) 3

Answer: Option 'C'

4

  • 6. Which has became the Vice-Chair (Regional head) of the Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for two years from July 2018 to June 2020?
   A.) India
   B.) Pakistan
   C.) China
   D.) Japan

Answer: Option 'A'

India

  • 7. Shubhankar Sharma has recently become the youngest Indian to make the cut in any Major. He is related to which sports? 
   A.) Chess
   B.) Table Tennis
   C.) Badminton
   D.) Golf

Answer: Option 'D'

Golf

  • 8. On 23rd July 2018, the Lok Sabha passed which bill that aims to reduce delays in resolution of cheque bouncing cases?
   A.) Money Market (Amendment) Bill, 2018
   B.) Banking Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018
   C.) Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017
   D.) Market Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Answer: Option 'C'

Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017

  • 9. Which river originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range and passes through the south-eastern portion of the Thar Desert?
   A.) Banas River
   B.) Ghaggar River
   C.) Luni River
   D.) Sahibi (Sabi) River

Answer: Option 'C'

Luni River

  • 10. NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with which pharmaceutical company to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme?
   A.) Cipla
   B.) Lupin Foundation
   C.) Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
   D.) Aurobindo Pharma

Answer: Option 'B'

Lupin Foundation