Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2018

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1. Who has become the first Asian to swim UK-France channel?

[A] Swapan Kumar
[B] Prabhat Koli
[C] Sharad Tiwari
[D] Sourabh Verma

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2. Who is the chairman of the Myanmar Government appointed independent commission to probe human rights against the ethnic Rohingya minority?

[A] Aung Tun Thet
[B] Mya Thein
[C] Rosario Manalo
[D] Kenzo Oshima

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3. Which acclaimed personality has been selected for 2018 Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award for promoting communal harmony and peace.?

[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Muzaffar Ali
[C] Amitabh Bachchan
[D] Gopalkrishna Gandhi

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4. Umbayee, the noted ghazal singer and composer has passed away. He belonged to which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Kerala

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5. Which union ministry has launched a desktop software ‘e-Aksharayan’ to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents?

[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[B] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
[C] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[D] Ministry of Science and Technology

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6. NITI Aayog has launched which global mobility hackathon to crowdsource solutions for future of mobility in India?

[A] Lock Hack
[B] Beware Hack
[C] Move Hack
[D] Crowd Hack

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7. Which state government has signed pact with Tech Mahindra to establish India’s first Blockchain district?

[A] Odisha
[B] Karnataka
[C] Telangana
[D] Kerala

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8. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed pact with which bank for a long-term unsecured loan to the tune of Rs 25,000 crore?

[A] Bank of Maharashtra
[B] Punjab National Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] HDFC Bank

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9. Which country’s team has won the 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018?

[A] Spain
[B] Netherlands
[C] Ireland
[D] Australia

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10. The elephants at which national park in Madhya Pradesh has enjoyed week-long picnic?

[A] Bandhavgarh National Park
[B] Madhav National Park
[C] Panna National Park
[D] Kanha Tiger Reserve

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