GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 17-18, 2018

1. The festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera has started in which neighboring country of India?
[A] Bhutan
[B] Myanmar
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] China

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2. Which state is host to the 2018 International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT)?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Odisha
[D] Assam

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3. Esow Alben, who scripted history by winning the India’s first junior cycling World Cup medal, hails from which state/UT?
[A] Daman & Diu
[B] Gujarat
[C] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[D] West Bengal

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4. Which IIT has decided to set up a Re-Water Research Center to replenish and rejuvenate water resources?
[A] IIT Delhi
[B] IIT Kharagpur
[C] IIT Madras
[D] IIT Bombay

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5. Who is the newly appointed Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)?
[A] KS Srinivas
[B] BVR Subrahmanyam
[C] M S Mohan
[D] J K Nayak

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6. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Mali?
[A] Alpha Oumar Konare
[B] Dioncounda Traore
[C] Soumaila Cisse
[D] Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

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7. Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who passed away recently, had performed at the inaugurations of which of the following Presidents of the United States?
[A] George W. Bush
[B] Donald Trump
[C] Jimmy Carter
[D] Ronald Reagan

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8. Rajabhau Godse, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?
[A] INC
[B] BJP
[C] Shiv Sena
[D] NCP

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9. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 11th World Hindi Conference (WHC) 2018?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Port Louis
[C] Johannesburg
[D] Paramaribo

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10. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised India’s GDP growth to 7.2% for FY19. Ind-Ra belongs to which group?
[A] CRISIL
[B] Standard & Poor’s
[C] Moody’s Corporation
[D] Fitch

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