Current Affairs Quiz: August 9, 2018

Current Affairs 9 August 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which ministry has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic?
    A)Ministry of Defence
    B)Ministry of Home Affairs
    C)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic and asked states and Union Territories to ensure strict compliance of the flag code.

  2. The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of how many prioritised irrigation projects?
    A)95
    B)97
    C)99
    D)100
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of 99 prioritised irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).

  3. RBI transferred how much amount as surplus to the central government for the year ended June 30,2018?
    A)60000 cr
    B)48000 cr
    C)40000 cr
    D)50000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will transfer Rs.50,000 crore as surplus to the central government for the year ended June 30,2018.
  4. Which bank launched the Multi Option Payment acceptance Device or MOPAD, a unified payment option that accepts multiple payment methods?

    A)SBI
    B)HDFC
    C)ICICI
    D)PNB

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) launched the Multi Option Payment acceptance Device or MOPAD, a unified payment option that accepts multiple payment methods.

  5. Which country won won over Argentina under-20 in the final group stage match of the COTIF Cup held in Valencia’s Els Arcs Stadium?
    A)Russia
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s under-20 team won over Argentina under-20 in the final group stage match of the COTIF Cup held in Valencia’s Els Arcs Stadium.India was playing in the tournament for the first time.

  6. 2020 Olympics games will be held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.

  7. Who was sworn as 60th Colombian President?
    A)Ivan Bryan
    B)Donald Trump
    C)Ivan Duque
    D)Mike Bryan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque has been sworn as the country’s 60th President, amid concern over the influence he will have on the country’s peace process.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is currency of Colombia?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is capital of Japan?
    A)Paris
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

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