Current Affairs Quiz: August 21, 2018

Current Affairs 21 August 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 20 August 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of August 20, 2018

  1. Which indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile was successfully flight tested from an Army Helicopter in Rajasthan’s Pokhran?
    A)HELNA
    B)HEMA
    C)HELEN
    D)HELINA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile “HELINA”was successfully flight tested from an Army Helicopter in Rajasthan’s Pokhran. The weapon system was tested for its full range and guided by an Infrared Imaging Seeker (IIR), it hit the target with high precision.

  2. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory”in which city?
    A)Canberra
    B)Tokyo
    C)Port Louis
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory” at Mahatma Gandhi Institute at Port Louis in Mauritius
  3. the ten-day festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera began in which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)SriLanka
    C)Australia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Sri Lanka, the ten-day festival of the historic Esala Maha Perehera began in Kandy with a grand procession. The procession set off from the biggest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka, Sri Dalada Maligawa at an auspicious time.

  4. Who became the first Indian women wrestler to win an Asian Games gold after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50 kg women’s freestyle final?

    A)Babita Phogat
    B)Vinesh Phogat
    C)Babita Kumari
    D)Bajrang Punia

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian women wrestler to win an Asian Games gold after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50 kg women’s freestyle final.

  5. Who won Cincinnati Masters Title 2018?
    A)Jimmy Connors
    B)Novak Djokovic
    C)Roger Federer
    D)Andy Murray
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 to win the Cincinnati Masters and become the first man to complete a career sweep of all nine 1000 Series titles.

  6. Sujata Kumar passed away recently.She hails from which profession?
    A)Writer
    B)Journalist
    C)Actress
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actress Sujata Kumar, who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in the movie ‘English Vinglish’, passed away after battling fourth stage cancer.

  7. Uri Avnery passed away recently.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Singer
    B)Writer
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Uri Avnery,a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist,and one of the first to openly advocate for a Palestinian state passed away at the age of 94.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Mauritius?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupiah
    C)Rupee
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Mauritius?
    A)Curepipe
    B)NewYork
    C)Port Louis
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

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