Current Affairs Quiz: August 28, 2018

Current Affairs 28 August 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which airline operated India’s first test flight powered by biojet fuel?
    A)Airindia
    B)JetAirways
    C)SpiceJet
    D)Indigo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    No-frills airline SpiceJet today operated India’s first test flight powered by biojet fuel, marking a new chapter in the fast-growing domestic aviation sector.

  2. Who is heading the committee on review of penal provisions of Company Act 2013?
    A)R.Ranjan
    B)Arun Kumar Mishra
    C)Injeti Srinivas
    D)KM Joseph
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The committee on review of penal provisions of Company Act 2013 submitted its final report to Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.

  3. The 8th meeting of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Mombasa
    D)Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 8th meeting of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee was held in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting was co-chaired by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Mr Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Government of Kenya.

  4. India and Thailand kicked off this year’s iteration of their joint army exercise in which country?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)Thailand
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Thailand kicked off this year’s iteration of their joint army exercise in the latest defense interaction between the two Asian states in Thailand.
  5. 4th Asian electoral stakeholders forum(AESF-4) held in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Colombo
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Sri Lanka, the 4th Asian electoral stakeholders forum(AESF-4) will begin in Colombo to discuss the state of elections and democracy in the region. The theme is, “Advancing Election Transparency and Integrity :Promoting and Defending Democracy Together”.

  6. What was the deadline date set by RBI in the process of resolving the country’s most pressing corporate and banking problem of NPAs?
    A)22 July
    B)27 August
    C)25 August
    D)28 August
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A major deadline in the process of resolving the country’s most pressing corporate and banking problem of NPAs ,or bad loans,ended on 27th August with the RBI having set a six-month time frame for finalising resolution plans for around 70 large stressed accounts worth over Rs 3.8 lakh crore.

  7. Who became the first Indian to win an Asian Games individual medal in the equestrian event since 1982?
    A)Sadiq Mirza
    B)Fauzia Khan
    C)Fouaad Mirza
    D)Fawad Mirza
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fouaad Mirza became the first Indian to win an Asian Games individual medal in the equestrian event since 1982 besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition in Asian games.

  8. Which Indian athlete clinched a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games?

    A)Kashinath Naik
    B)Devender Singh
    C)Neeraj Chopra
    D)Annu Rani

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra made the country proud as he clinched a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games.

  9. Which former Indian opener has been appointed as the head coach of Zimbabwe National Cricket team?

    A)Sachin Tendulkar
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)Lalchand Rajput
    D)Rahul Dravid

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former India opener Lalchand Rajput has been appointed as the head coach of Zimbabwe National Cricket team.

  10. Who won the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018?
    A)Japan
    B)Spain
    C)China
    D)Brazil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Japan defeated Spain in the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to claim the title just 15 days after losing 1-0 to the same opponents in the group stage.

  11. Who will be honored with the Game Changer of the Year Award 2018 by a global cultural organization?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Chanda Kochar
    C)Natrajan ChandraSekhran
    D)OP Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    PepsiCo’s India-born CEO Indra Nooyi will be honoured with the Game Changer of the Year Award by a global cultural organisation in recognition of her business achievements, humanitarian record and advocacy for women and girls around the world.

  12. Recently Neil Simon passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Playwright
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Neil Simon,the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning playwright behind over 30 plays including The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park and Biloxi Blues, passes away at the age of 91.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When was PepsiCo founded?
    A)1898
    B)1900
    C)1858
    D)1845
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. What is the capital of Zimbabwe?
    A)Juru
    B)Harare
    C)Botswana
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option B

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