GK & Current Affairs Quiz: July 28, 2018

1. Mohammed Ayazuddin Patel has bagged the Senior Fellowship Award for 2016-17 instituted by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Centre (CCRT). The CCRT is an autonomous organisation under which union ministry?
[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[B] Ministry of Minority Affairs
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Ministry of Culture

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2. Which Bollywood personality has been conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) by Kazi Nazrul University in West Bengal?
[A] Sharmila Tagore
[B] Aishwarya Rai
[C] Rani Mukerji
[D] Kajol

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3. Swapan Sarkar, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
[A] Politics
[B] Sports journalism
[C] Law
[D] Art

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4. The museum for all former Prime Ministers of India will be constructed in which city?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Gandhinagar
[C] Lucknow
[D] Kolkata

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5. Which state government has launched smartphone scheme “Sanchar Kranti Yojna” to the people of the state?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Chhattisgarh
[C] Odisha
[D] Jharkhand

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6. Which city hosted the Global Disability Summit 2018?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Paris
[C] London
[D] Geneva

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7. Which renowned historian authored the book “Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World (1914-1948)”?
[A] Romila Thapar
[B] M G S Narayanan
[C] Sanjay Subrahmanyam
[D] Ramachandra Guha

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8. Which citizen centric platform has been jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and MyGov?
[A] Swachh India Platform
[B] Educate India Platform
[C] Innovate India Platform
[D] Indian culture Platform

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9. The Mahila Shakti Kendra scheme will be implemented between centre and states (except for northeast and special category states) in which ratio to empower rural women?
[A] 60:40
[B] 70:30
[C] 50:50
[D] 80:20

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10. Who of the following Indians have won the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award?
[A] Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Sanjiv Chaturvedi
[B] Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk
[C] Devdutt Pattanaik and Ramachandra Guha
[D] Medha Patkar and Kailash Satyarthi

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