Current Affairs 24 August 2018


Which state government recently issued the advisory on the ban on the sale of junk food on college campuses?

  • Supreme Court
  • University Grant Commission
  • Health Ministry
  • Government of India


Answer: University Grant Commission

Which country launched the “feminist Foreign Policy” manual?

  • USA
  • Indonesia
  • Sri-Lanka
  • Sweden


Answer: Sweden

Which of the following organizations launched the world’s first blockchain bond?

  • World Bank
  • RBI
  • SBI
  • Reliance India


Answer: World Bank

Name the country that recently unveiled its first domestically manufactured fighter jet.

  • China
  • UAE
  • Iran
  • Japan


Answer: Iran

Which city hosted the Indian Banking Conclave 2018?

  • Mumbai
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • New Delhi


Answer: New Delhi

Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Australia?

  • Bill Shorten
  • Scott Morrison
  • Julie Bishop
  • Tony Abbott


Answer: Scott Morrison

Ninth edition of Mountain Echoes Literature Festival begun in which country?

  • Bhutan
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • India


Answer: Bhutan

_________ become the first Indian company to cross 8 lakh crore market capitalization in August 2018?

  • Godrej
  • Reliance Industries Limited
  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • Tata Motors


Answer: Reliance Industries Limited

What is PV Sindhu’s rank in the Forbes highest paid female athletes in the world?

  • 6th
  • 4th
  • 7th
  • 9th


Answer: 7th

Which Bank expects Q1 GDP growth at 7.7%?

  • Axis Bank
  • SBI
  • ICICI Bank
  • HDFC Bank


Answer: SBI