Current Affairs 21 August 2018

 

Who became the first women wrestler from India to win a gold in Asian games?

  • Geeta Phogat
  • Vinesh Phogat
  • Babita Kumari
  • Sakshi Malik

Answer

Answer: Vinesh Phogat

Who has been honoured with Rajeev Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?

  • Sudesh Jha
  • Rakesh Jain
  • Vinod Kumar
  • Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Answer

Answer: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India will be working jointly with which nation on a project in UGV and Robotics?

  • China
  • Australia
  • Japan
  • UK

Answer

Answer: Japan

Engineering colleges will be mentored by which of the following to improve the quality of engineering education?

  • IIT
  • IIM
  • VITS
  • IISC

Answer

Answer: IIT

7 states of _________ have come together to fight drug menace?

  • Southern India
  • Eastern India
  • South-Eastern India
  • Northern India

Answer

Answer: Northern India

Which company has launched AI cloud for India?

  • Snapdeal
  • Amazon
  • Paytm
  • Flipkart

Answer

Answer: Paytm

Which portal has been launched to reduce the dependency of IIT aspirant’s on the coaching institutes?

  • SHIKSHA
  • SWAYAM
  • PADHAI
  • PREPARE

Answer

Answer: SWAYAM

Supreme Court scrapped the use of NOTA option from which of the following?

  • Rajya Sabha Elections
  • Lok Sabha Elections
  • General Elections
  • Assembly Elections

Answer

Answer: Rajya Sabha Elections

Madras High Court has ordered CBSE to publicize which of the following rule for Class 1 and 2?

  • No Notebooks
  • No Stress
  • No Homework
  • No Homework, No Bag

Answer

Answer: No Homework, No Bag

Saurabh Chaudhary wins _____ medal at the Asian Games 2018?

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • No

Answer

Answer: Gold