Current Affairs 15 August 2018


How many gallantry awards have been approved by the President for the year 2018?

  • 130
  • 131
  • 123
  • 234


Answer: 131

Which state started the Biju swasthya kalyan yojana on the 15th of August?

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Odisha
  • West Bengal


Answer: Odisha

September will be observed as the “Month of Nutrition” by which state?

  • Rajasthan
  • Assam
  • Punjab
  • Kerala


Answer: Rajasthan

Who amongst the following has been appointed as the head coach of the women cricket team?

  • Rakesh Jha
  • Arvind Kumar
  • Ramesh Powar
  • Ajay Jadeja


Answer: Ramesh Powar

__________ is appointed as India’s ambassador to Russia on 14th August?

  • Abhay Nair
  • D Bala Venkatesh Varma
  • Naresh Pal Goyal
  • Suresh Kamarkar


Answer: D Bala Venkatesh Varma

Which country lifted the ban on the adoption of children from India?

  • Canada
  • USA
  • UK
  • Australia


Answer: Australia

Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Road Safety Campaign?

  • Dia Mirza
  • Akshay Kumar
  • Vidya Balan
  • Salman Khan


Answer: Akshay Kumar

Who has been given the additional charge as Governor of Chhattisgarh on 15th August?

  • Prakash Ojha
  • Raghubar Das
  • Anandiben Patel
  • Bijoy Das


Answer: Anandiben Patel

India celebrated its ____ independence day on 15th August 2018?

  • 70th
  • 72nd
  • 67th
  • 73rd


Answer: 72nd

Name the MD of National Housing Bank who recently resigned from his post.

  • Sriram Kalyanaraman
  • Ajeet Bishnoi
  • Jaidev Kumar
  • RP Goyal


Answer: Sriram Kalyanaraman