GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 14, 2018

1. On which date, the 2018 World Organ Donation Day (WODD) has been observed recently?

[A] August 11
[B] August 13
[C] August 14
[D] August 12

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2. Who has been appointed CEO of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)?

[A] Rajlakshmi Nirmal
[B] Sunil Jain
[C] Ashish Kumar Bhutani
[D] Nitin Sharma

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3. Prasar Bharati has tied up with which technological giant to telecast 2018 Independence Day programme live online?

[A] Facebook
[B] Google
[C] Twitter
[D] Instagram

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4. Hakam Singh Bhattal, who passed away recently, had won gold for India during which Asian Games?

[A] 1974
[B] 1982
[C] 1986
[D] 1978

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5. Which city has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index 2018, which is released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?

[A] Pune
[B] Triputi
[C] Chandigarh
[D] Vijaywada

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6. Which of the following has become the India’s first tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its native script?

[A] Maithili
[B] Santhali
[C] Bodo
[D] Dogri

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7. Who has clinched the 2018 men’s singles Rogers Cup tennis tournament?

[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Stefanos Tsitsipas
[C] Roger Federer
[D] Rafael Nadal

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8. Which of the following has been declared the cleanest railway station in the A1 category, as per 2018 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Tirupati
[C] Jodhpur
[D] Warangal

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9. Balramji Das Tandon, who passed away recently, was the current Governor of which state?

[A] Assam
[B] Karnataka
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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10. Which country has successfully tested its first cutting-edge waverider hypersonic aircraft “Starry Sky-2”?

[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] Russia
[D] United States

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  • Vittal

    Good questions thank you sir

  • Nikhil Madaan

    This types of questions are good because we are improve our knowledge .

  • Soudamini



    22languages are in 8th sehedule,First sholar powered railway station is Gowahati,Govornor are appointed by pm…..tnx for the video.

  • Suresh

    Very nice questions thanks

  • Sanjana tagore

    There are 22 languages in 8th schedule…
    The first railway station which is solar powered is Guwahati…
    Governors of the states are oppointed by the President of India….

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  • Neelam gupta

    8th schedule total languages – 22
    India’s first solar powered station- guwahati
    Appointment of governor- by president


    1.QUE) Which is the 1st solar power station ?
    ANS) Guwahati (Assam)

    2.QUE) Who appoints the governor of a state ?
    ANS) President of the country

  • D.G.Prasad

    nice Questions

  • Swagata Mukherjee

    Thanks .it helps a lot to grow our gk knowledge