Current Affairs 19 August 2018


When is the world humanitarian day observed?

  • 19th August
  • 21st August
  • 18th August
  • 22nd August


Answer: 19th August

Who became the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan recently?

  • Abu Saeed
  • Imran Khan
  • Irfan Ahmed
  • Zunaid Iqbal


Answer: Irfan Khan

Name the young cyclist who won the first ever medal for India at UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championship.

  • Bikram Singh
  • Deborah Herold
  • Aman Puri
  • Esow Alben


Answer: Esow Alben

The shooting world cup 2020 will be hosted by which city?

  • Melbourne
  • Tokyo
  • Macau
  • New Delhi


Answer: New Delhi

Ibrahim Boubacar has been elected as the President of which country?

  • Nigeria
  • Indonesia
  • Mali
  • Maldives


Answer: Mali

ISRO is planning to study Sun through which of the following satellites?

  • Aditya
  • Aditya –L1
  • Aditya- L3
  • R Aditya


Answer: Aditya –L1

The High Court of which state will act as the legal guardians of cows in the state?

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttarakhand


Answer: Uttarakhand

Two new space research centres will be established in which two states of India?

  • Chandigarh & Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh & Haryana
  • Punjab & Jammu
  • Jammu & Tripura


Answer: Jammu & Tripura

Where has the first Ikea store opened in India?

  • Hyderabad
  • Bangalore
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi


Answer: Hyderabad

Name the former Lok Sabha speaker and 10-times MP of Lok Sabha who passed away recently?

  • Bijoy Das
  • Krishna Kumar
  • Somnath Chatterjee
  • Arshiya Gautam


Answer: Somnath Chatterjee