GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 16, 2018

1. Which committee has been constituted by the Central government to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from Kerala-Tamil Nadu inter-State projects?

[A] Narendra Kumar committee
[B] Kirti Sharma committee
[C] Ajit Doval committee
[D] M S Das committee

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2. Which telecom company has launched a VOIP based phone service “WINGS”?

[A] Airtel
[C] Reliance Jio
[D] Vodafone

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3. The special film festival on theme “Freedom Struggle & Freedom Fighters” has been organized by Films Division of India (FDI) in which city?

[A] Chennai
[B] Kolkata
[C] New Delhi
[D] Mumbai

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4. Which of the following has been ranked as India’s most patriotic brand , as per survey conducted by UK-based online market research and data analytics firm YouGov?

[A] Patanjali
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Tata Motors
[D] Reliance Jio

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5. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Paraguay?

[A] Horacio Cartes
[B] Federico Franco
[C] Mario Abdo Benítez
[D] Fernando Lugo

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6. In which year, Atal Bihari Vajpayee became India’s prime minister for first time?

[A] 1997
[B] 1996
[C] 1998
[D] 1995

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7. Which city is hosting the 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) 2018?

[A] Istanbul
[B] Beijing
[C] Seoul
[D] Athens

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8. Which of the following Indian cities has been included in the 2018 Global Liveability Index, which was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

[A] Chennai and Pune
[B] Kolkata and Mysuru
[C] Kochi and Chandigarh
[D] Delhi and Mumbai

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9. Nihal Sarin, who has become the 53rd chess Grandmaster from India, belongs to which state?

[A] Kerala
[B] Assam
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Odisha

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10. In which year, Ajit Wadekar, who passed away recently, led the Indian team to historic test series victories in West Indies and England?

[A] 1972
[B] 1970
[C] 1971
[D] 1974

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