Current Affairs Quiz: August 12, 2018

Current Affairs 12 August 2018 Quiz

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  1. Defence industrial corridor was launched in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Aligarh
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a defence industrial corridor in Aligarh,UP. The move is part of the government’s efforts to develop specialised zones dedicated to defence production in the state.

  2. An exhibition entitled “Prathibandhit Sahitya mein Swatantrata Sangram”was held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    he Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Minister of State for Environment Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Prathibandhit Sahitya mein Swatantrata Sangram”(Freedom Movement Through Proscribed Literature) in the premises of National Archives of India, in New Delhi.

  3. Which state police Police inducted India’s first all women Special Weapons and Tactics(SWAT)team for anti-terrorist operations?

    A)Odisha
    B)Delhi
    C)UP
    D)Maharashtra

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ahead of the Independence Day, the Delhi Police inducted India’s first all women Special Weapons and Tactics(SWAT)team for anti-terrorist operations.

  4. The Delhi Assembly constituted a five-member committee to tackle the growing menace of stray dogs and monkeys in the state.Who will head this committee?
    A)Somnath Bharat Bhushan
    B)Somnath Sharma
    C)Somnath Chatterjee
    D)Somnath Bharti
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    To tackle the growing menace of stray dogs and monkeys in the state, the Delhi Assembly constituted a five-member committee for the same.The committee, which has been given the responsibility to come up with the solution to tackle the issue, will be headed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Somnath Bharti.

  5. Which state govt. will organize a human chain along the 650 km long Pakistan border under a programme ,”Shahadat ko salam”?
    A)UP
    B)MP
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    On the eve of Independence Day, the Rajasthan Government will organize a human chain along the 650 km long Pakistan border under a programme ,”Shahadat ko salam”.
  6. Which state to conduct door to door survey under PMAY-G?
    A)Meghalaya
    B)UP
    C)Mizoram
    D)Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Assam, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department has stressed on accelerating the pace of overall development of rural areas through successful implementation of various programmes.

  7. What was India’s rank on Global Innovation Index 2018?
    A)57th
    B)55th
    C)45th
    D)47th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s rank on the Global Innovation Index has improved from 60th last year to 57th this year. India has been consistently climbing the GII ranking for the past two years. Its position improved from 80 in 2015 to 66 in 2016 after sliding for successive five years.Switzerland topped the list.

  8. Israel has opened a visa application centre in which city of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Middle East nation has opened a Visa Application Centre in Kolkata that would cater to West Bengal and seven northeastern states.

  9. SCO Peace Mission Exercise 2018 will be held in which country ?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    As part of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) initiatives, SCO Peace Mission Exercise is conducted biennially for SCO member states. The joint exercise for the year 2018 will be conducted by Central Military Commission of Russia from 22 August to 29 August 2018 at Chebarkul, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

  10. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has tied up with which bank for bancassurance?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Indian Overseas Bank
    D)Vijaya Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    This corporate agency agreement will enable distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance products through the bank’s network of 2,129 branches across the country.

  11. Who has been appointed as first women Chief Justice of J&K High Court?
    A)Arundhati Roy
    B)Gita Mittal
    C)Anirudh Bose
    D)Rajendra Menon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mittal had been previously appointed as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court on April 14, 2017, after the retirement of Chief Justice Gorla Rohini.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Vijaya Bank?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the tagline of Vijaya Bank?
    A)A friend you can bank upon
    B)India’s International Bank
    C)Good people to bank with
    D)Aao Sochein Bada
    View Answer
    Option A

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