Current Affairs 16 August 2018

 

Which city topped the Global livability index in 2018?

  • Melbourne
  • New York
  • Vienna
  • Tokyo

Answer

Answer: Vienna

Which country hosted the 24th World Congress of Philosophy 2018?

  • China
  • Nepal
  • India
  • Pakistan

Answer

Answer: China

Who was the first Indian ODI captain?

  • Saurav Ganguly
  • MAK Pataudi
  • Bishan Das
  • Ajit Wadekar

Answer

Answer: Ajit Wadekar

Who became the 53rd Grandmaster of India?

  • Vishal Piatel
  • Nihal Sarin
  • Komal Narang
  • Abhay Salunke

Answer

Answer: Nihal Sarin

The Chief Minister of which state launched the Dial 100 mobile app?

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Meghalaya
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Kerala

Answer

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Which VOIP based service has been launched by BSNL recently?

  • WINGS
  • FEATHERS
  • FLY
  • SPEAK

Answer

Answer: WINGS

When will the “Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan” be launched?

  • 24th September
  • 23rd September
  • 25th September
  • 20th August

Answer

Answer: 25th September

Which state got its first civil airport recently?

  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Punjab
  • Meghalaya
  • Haryana

Answer

Answer: Haryana

Which programme has been launched by the Ministry of Railways to spread awareness about Indian Railways Heritage?

  • Bharat Darshan
  • Tour India
  • Digital Screens
  • Go Digital

Answer

Answer: Digital Screens

Who was sworn in as the new president of Paraguay?

  • Mario Abdo Benitez
  • Paulo James
  • Lucato Rodriguez
  • Maria James

Answer

Answer: Mario Abdo Benitez