GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 08, 2018

1. The Space Applications Centre (SAC) has developed an indigenous atomic clock for navigation satellites. Where is the headquarters of SAC, which works under the aegis of ISRO?
[A] Bangaluru
[B] Kolkata
[C] New Delhi
[D] Ahmedabad

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2. India and Guatemala has recently agreed to support each other for Non-permanent membership of UNSC. Guatemala will support India’s candidature for which year?
[A] 2022-23
[B] 2023-24
[C] 2021-22
[D] 2020-21

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3. What is the theme of 2018 World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD)?
[A] Everywhere for everyone
[B] Memorable smiles from around the world
[C] Get Together for the purpose of Humanity
[D] Less Known Red Cross Stories

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4. Who has been appointed the new Cabinet Secretary of India?
[A] Pradeep Kumar Sinha
[B] Ajit Seth
[C] Hasmukh Adhia
[D] K. M. Chandrasekhar

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5. The 2018 International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) is observed on which date?
[A] May 6
[B] May 4
[C] May 7
[D] May 8

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6. The 2018 World Athletics Day (WAD) is observed on which date?
[A] May 5
[B] May 6
[C] May 7
[D] May 8

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7. Which Indian American professor has received a grant of $1.6M by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to protect kidneys from obesity?
[A] Tahir Hussain
[B] Vinayak Pandit
[C] Sri Pal Sandhu
[D] Girish Pandey

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8. The 3rd edition of the United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) has inaugurated in which city?
[A] Chennai
[B] Indore
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kanpur

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9. India has signed how much amount of loan deal with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan)?
[A] $300-million
[B] $200-million
[C] $500-million
[D] $400-million

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10. The Bhadra Dam is located on which tributary of Tungabhadra River in Karnataka?
[A] Kumudvati River
[B] Vedavathi River
[C] Tunga River
[D] Bhadra River

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