GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 13, 2018

1. Justice Manjula Chellur, who has been appointed as new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity was previously chief justice of which high court?
[A] Jammu & Kashmir High Court
[B] Punjab & Haryana High Court
[C] Bombay High Court
[D] Gujarat High Court

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2. India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation has been inaugurated in which city?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Kolkata
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Chennai

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3. On which date, the 2018 World Elephant Day (WED) was observed recently?
[A] August 13
[B] August 14
[C] August 12
[D] August 15

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4. Which city hosted the Nepal-India Literature Festival 2018?
[A] Bharatpur
[B] New Delhi
[C] Kathmandu
[D] Birgunj

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5. Who has been officially appointed new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?
[A] Dina Kawar
[B] Mary Robinson
[C] Ricardo Lagos
[D] Michelle Bachelet

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6. Which rescue operation has been launched by Indian Army in the flood-hit areas of Kerala?
[A] Operation Madad
[B] Operation Sahyog
[C] Operation Surya Hope
[D] Operation Surya Hope

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7. Which space agency has successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe mission to touch the Sun?
[A] Roscosmos
[B] NASA
[C] ISRO
[D] JAXA

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8. What was the tenure of Somnath Chatterjee, who passed away recently, as Lok Sabha Speaker?
[A] 2004-2009
[B] 2005-2010
[C] 2000-2005
[D] 2002-2006

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9. Who has become the youngest Indian golfer to claim Asian Tour title at the 2018 Take Solutions Masters?
[A] Om Prakash Chouhan
[B] Viraj Madappa
[C] Shubhankar Sharma
[D] SSP Chawrasia

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10. Who has been sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC)?
[A] Aniruddha Bose
[B] Mukesh R Shah
[C] R Rajagopal
[D] Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani

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  • Neha
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    pls upload the questions and answers on daily basis…..its 16 august today, and still q&a of 14 august are not even there….