Current Affairs 11 August 2018


The SCO peace mission exercise 2018 will be conducted in which country from 22nd to 29th August?

  • Myanmar
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri-Lanka


Answer: Myanmar

Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Women?

  • Sumita Dhiman
  • Rakhi Khurana
  • Rekha Sharma
  • Piyusha Kumar


Answer: Rekha Sharma

Which digital payments major have acquired the Bangalore based startup Balance Technology?

  • Airtel Money
  • Paytm
  • Citrus Pay
  • Phone Pe


Answer: Paytm

When is the National Handloom Day observed in India?

  • 6th August
  • 9th August
  • 4th August
  • 7th August


Answer: 7th August

Name the Bollywood celebrity who is writing the book “The Book of Untold Stories”?

  • Deepika Padukone
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Manisha Koirala


Answer: Manisha Koirala

What theme will be observed at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019?

  • Shaping of a new India
  • Clean India Green India
  • Atithi Devo Bhava
  • Swachh Sarvekshan


Answer: Shaping of a new India

Which state has announced to pay Rs 2 Lakh to the transgenders who wish to undergo sex change operation?

  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Kerala
  • Uttar Pradesh


Answer: Kerala

Which is the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script?

  • Santali
  • Dhanki
  • Bhili
  • Garasia


Answer: Santali

Who became the Barcelona’s captain for 2018-19?

  • Lionel Messi
  • Rafinha
  • Neymar
  • Cristiano Ronaldo


Answer: Lionel Messi

How many modern biofuel refineries will be established in India?

  • 10
  • 11
  • 13
  • 12


Answer: 12