Current Affairs Quiz 29th July 2018

  • 1. The 10th BRICS Summit 2018 was held in Johannesburg on July 26-27, 2018. What was the theme of the 10thBRICS Summit 2018?
   A.) BRICS: Working Towards 4th Industrial Revolution
   B.) BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution
   C.) BRICS in Africa: Improvement and Industrial Growth in Africa and Worldwide
   D.) Achieving BRICS goals for 2020

Answer: Option 'B'

BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • 2. During Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Uganda on 25th and 26th July 2018, how many MoUs were signed between India and Uganda?a
   A.) 3
   B.) 4
   C.) 5
   D.) 6

Answer: Option 'B'

4

  • 3. Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced that the rate of pension for sportspersons who have won medals in international competitions and have retired from active sports has been doubled from April 1. According to the revised rates, Olympic and Para Olympic medallists will get a sum of ____________. 
   A.) Rs 20,000 per month each
   B.) Rs 30,000 per month each
   C.) Rs 35,000 per month each
   D.) Rs 30,000 per month each

Answer: Option 'A'

Rs 20,000 per month each

  • 4. Who among the following won the German Grand Prix 2018, recently? 
   A.) Nico Hulkenberg
   B.) Lewis Hamilton
   C.) Valtteri Bottas
   D.) Kimi Raikkonen

Answer: Option 'B'

Lewis Hamilton

  • 5. A Statement of Intent (SoI) was recently signed between ____________ to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme.
   A.) NCERT and Lupin Foundation
   B.) NITI Aayog and Lupin Foundation
   C.) CSIR and Lupin Foundation
   D.) NITI Aayog and CSIR

Answer: Option 'B'

NITI Aayog and Lupin Foundation

  • 6. Considering the increasing incidents of mob lynching, the Union Government constituted a High-Level Committee chaired by the _______________________ to deliberate in the matter and make recommendations. 
   A.) Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba
   B.) Former Chief Economic Adviser, Arvind Subramanian
   C.) National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval
   D.) NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant

Answer: Option 'A'

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba

  • 7. Which country most recently joined the International Solar Alliance?
   A.) Myanmar
   B.) China
   C.) Vietnam
   D.) Nepal

Answer: Option 'A'

Myanmar

  • 8. On July 28, 2018, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced a first-of-its-kind legislation, the ______, to not let the employess neglect their loved ones, which would be implemented in Assam from October 02, 2018?
   A.) Assam Employees Pranam Act
   B.) Assam Employees Insurance Act
   C.) Assam Employees Pension Act
   D.) Assam Employees Family Fund Act

Answer: Option 'A'

Assam Employees Pranam Act

  • 9. The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee officially launched its Paralympic mascot '______________'.
   A.) Miraitowa
   B.) Someity
   C.) Rilakkuma
   D.) Miraitowa

Answer: Option 'B'

Someity

  • 10. On July 28, 2018, Indian Railways organized a programme on Ethics in Public Governance and Launched _____ at National Rail Museum, New Delhi?
   A.) Mission Satyaneethi
   B.) Mission Satyanishtha
   C.) Mission Blue
   D.) Mission Green

Answer: Option 'B'

Mission Satyanishtha