Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2018

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1. What is the theme of the 2018 World Day against Trafficking in Persons?

[A] Protect rights of human trafficking victims
[B] Act to protect and assist trafficked persons
[C] Unite to eradicate human trafficking
[D] Responding to the trafficking of children and young people

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2. John Sankaramangalam, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality from which field?

[A] Politics
[B] Film Industry
[C] Journalism
[D] Sports

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3. Which state government will set up ‘iHub’ (the intelligent hub) for research and scientific learning?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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4. Which Indian-Australian mathematician has bestowed with the prestigious 2018 Fields medal?

[A] C.S. Seshadri
[B] Akshay Venkatesh
[C] Calyampudi Radha krishna
[D] Narendra Karmarkar

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5. 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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6. Which Indian personality has won the 2018 International Contributions Award given by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), USA?

[A] K Anvar Sadath
[B] Kapil Bansal
[C] Harish Bhatt
[D] P S Mohan

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7. Which state government has launched a rural cleanliness and sanitation campaign “Swachhameva Jayate”?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Goa
[D] Karnataka

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8. 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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9. 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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10. Which country’s U-20 football team has won the 2018 Cotif Cup football tournament ?

[A] Venezuela
[B] Mauritania
[C] India
[D] Argentina

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