GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 07, 2018

1. The joint military exercise ‘Maitree 2018’ has started between India and which country?
[A] Thailand
[B] Nepal
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Vietnam

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2. Which state government has signed pact with Tech Mahindra to establish India’s first Blockchain district?
[A] Odisha
[B] Karnataka
[C] Telangana
[D] Kerala

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3. Which IIT institute has developed the first indigenous microprocessors ‘RISECREEK’ under Project Shakti?
[A] IIT Madras
[B] IIT Kanpur
[C] IIT Bombay
[D] IIT Delhi

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4. Rajinder Kumar Dhawan, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?
[A] All India Trinamool Congress
[B] Bharatiya Janata Party
[C] Communist Party of India
[D] Indian National Congress

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5. The Central Government has approved 122 new research projects worth over Rs 100 crore under which scheme?
[A] IMPRINT-3
[B] IMPRINT-4
[C] IMPRINT-2
[D] IMPRINT-1

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6. Which noted Kannada film producer has passed away, who was the only Kannadiga to chair the Indian Film Chamber of Commerce?
[A] Srinivasa Murthy
[B] Sahaya Sheelan Shadrach
[C] V. Harikrishna
[D] M Bhakthavatsala

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7. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed pact with which bank for a long-term unsecured loan to the tune of Rs 25,000 crore?
[A] Bank of Maharashtra
[B] Punjab National Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] HDFC Bank

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8. Who has become the first woman shuttler to win the women’s singles World Badminton Championships for a third time?
[A] Carolina Marin
[B] PV Sindhu
[C] Akane Yamaguchi
[D] Tai Tzu-ying

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9. Which country’s team has won the 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
[A] Spain
[B] Netherlands
[C] Ireland
[D] Australia

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10. Who has become the first Indian to be appointed a council member of ICANN panel Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)?
[A] Ajay Data
[B] Kusum Sharma
[C] Susheela Jain
[D] Shubhankar Saxena

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