Current Affairs 26 August 2018


Who has been appointed as the new chairman of DRDO?

  • G Satheesh Reddy
  •  Bhupendra Dixit
  • Ram Bhagat Desai
  • Gokul Pradhan


Answer: G Satheesh Reddy

Which state will be organizing the youth conclave “Atal” in September 2018?

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Sikkim
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bihar


Answer: Arunachal Pradesh

Name the organization which released the world’s first blockchain bond “Bond-I”?

  • Reserve Bank of India
  • World Bank
  • AIIB
  • SBI


Answer: World Bank

As per the Moody’s investor’s service report, what is the GDP forecast of India for 2018?

  • 7.8%
  • 8.7%
  • 8.8%
  • 7.5%


Answer: 7.5%

Name the player of Indian women cricket team who recently announced her retirement from T20 cricket?

  • Mithali Raj
  • Gagandeep Kaur
  • Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Jhulan Goswami


Answer: Jhulan Goswami

Which woman entrepreneur will be honoured with Game Changer of the year 2018?

  • Chanda Kochar
  • Indra Nooyi
  • Indu Jain
  • Naina Lal Kidwai


Answer: Indra Nooyi

Who is the author of the book, “Atal ji ne Kaha”?

  • Brijendra Rehi
  • CP Joshi
  • Ashutosh Gowariker
  • Manjusha Agnihotri


Answer: Brijendra Rehi

Name the former Indian opener who has been appointed as the head coach of Zimbabwe cricket team?

  • Javagal Sreenath
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
  • Lalchand Rajput
  • Anil Kumble


Answer: Lalchand Rajput

Who heads the Congress meeting at Germany?

  • Sonia Gandhi
  • Rahul Gandhi
  • Manmohan Singh
  • Naresh Kumar


Answer: Rahul Gandhi

______ is India’s only aircraft carrier which will be fitted with the marine hydraulic system.

  • INS Prithvi
  • INS Vikramaditya
  • INS Shakti
  • INS Trishul


Answer: INS Vikramaditya