Current Affairs Quiz: August 1, 2018

Current Affairs 1 August 2018 Quiz

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  1. IT ministry launched which desktop software to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents ?

    A)V-Aksharayan
    B)E-Aksharayan
    C)M-Aksharayan
    D)C-Aksharayan

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The IT ministry launched a desktop software e-Aksharayan to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents and it can be downloaded for free from its website.

  2. Which state government will setup a state of the art B-Hub?
    A)UP
    B)Karnataka
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of Telangana will set up of a state-of-the-art B-Hub, which will have a scale-up manufacturing facility for biopharma based R&D.

  3. Which state government launched smartphone distribution scheme called ‘Mobile Tihar’?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Harayana
    C)Chhattisgarh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actress Kangana Ranaut and Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh launched a smartphone distribution scheme called ‘Mobile Tihar’ under Sanchar Kranti Yojna.

  4. Which state government formed a committee to examine punishment for sexual harassment?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Delhi
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The bill was passed in Lok Sabha following which it was passed, replacing the Criminal Law Ordinance, promulgated on April 21. The bill will strengthen the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

  5. India to acquire which air defense system in negotiations with the US?
    A)Brahmos-1
    B)NASAMS-1
    C)Agni-2
    D)NASAMS-2
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NASAMS-II is a mid-range air defense system designed to counter threats from aircraft, UAV, and cruise missiles. The system is equipped with 3D surveillance Sentinel radars, fire distribution centers, and command-and-control units.

  6. 11th World Hindi Conference will be held in which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Mauritius
    C)India
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The dates of the conference are 18-20 August and will be held at Swami Vivekananda International Conference Center. The event, held once in three years, is dedicated to Hindi language.

  7. China launched which satellite as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project which will also provide data for the Belt and Road Initiative?

    A)Falcon-04
    B)Falcon-08
    C)Gaofen-11
    D)Gaofen-09

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    China has successfully launched an optical remote sensing satellite-Gaofen-11, as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project which will also provide data for the Belt and Road Initiative.

  8. According to Nomura,India’s GDP to remain at how much percent in second half of 2018?
    A)7.6
    B)7.5
    C)7.2
    D)7.3
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nomura expects GDP growth to peak in April-June quarter and then moderate to 7.2 per cent in the second half of 2018.

  9. What was India’s rank in Nations E-Government Development Index 2018?
    A)85th
    B)97th
    C)75th
    D)96th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has jumped 22 places to 96th rank to break into the top 100 of the United Nations E-Government Development Index 2018.Denmark topped the list.

  10. Who was honored with 24th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
    A)GopalHari Krishna
    B)Amit MItra
    C)GopalKrishna Gandhi
    D)Amit Khare
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Congress announced that 24th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award will be given to former West Bengal Governor GopalKrishna Gandhi for his outstanding contribution towards promotion of communal harmony.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Denmark?
    A)Paris
    B)Copenhagen
    C)NewYork
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Mauritius?
    A)Dirham
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option D

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