GK & Current Affairs Quiz: July 19, 2018

1. The Government of India (GoI) has given ‘In-Principle’ approval for construction and operation of LIGO-India Laboratory in which district of Maharashtra?
[A] Hingoli
[B] Nagpur
[C] Aurangabad
[D] Kolhapur

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2. The NMCG has organised “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” in which of the following main stem Ganga basin states?
[A] Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
[B] West Bengal
[C] Bihar and Jharkhand
[D] All of the above

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3. Which country to host the biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise “Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18)”?
[A] India
[B] Australia
[C] Canada
[D] Japan

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4. Recently, the Supreme Court has stated that women have the constitutional right to enter the famous Sabarimala temple. The temple is located in which state?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Karnataka
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

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5. As part of Indo-US Bilateral Defence Cooperation, the 7th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) meeting was chaired by whom from Indian side?
[A] Minister of Defence
[B] Defence Secretary
[C] Defence Production Secretary
[D] Minister of State for Defence

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6. Who is the author of the book “The House of Islam: A Global History”?
[A] Abdullah Quilliam
[B] Maajid Nawaz
[C] Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[D] Ed Husain

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7. Rita Bhaduri, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?
[A] Film Industry
[B] Painting
[C] Sports
[D] Journalism

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8. The 2018 Nelson Mandela International Day (NMID) is observed on which date?
[A] July 17
[B] July 19
[C] July 18
[D] July 16

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9. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 20, as per Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s latest report “Asian Development Outlook (ADO)”?
[A] 7.6%
[B] 7.5%
[C] 7.3%
[D] 7.4%

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10. Rajmata Satvashila Devi Bhosle, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following organizations?
[A] Sawantwadi sansthan
[B] Vishalgad sansthan
[C] Sangli sansthan
[D] Kolhapur sansthan

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