Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 13 August 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 12- 13 August 2018

1. The National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB) is an Indian autonomous research establishment which is situated in
1) Bengaluru
2) Chennai
3) Hyderabad
4) Gurugram
5) Mumbai
2. James Anderson recently became the first man to take 100 Test wickets at Lord’s when he dismissed India’s Murali Vijay. Anderson plays for
1) Australia
2) England
3) West Indies
4) South Africa
5) New Zealand
3. The Parliament has passed the National Sports University Bill. The Bill seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in which state for the promotion of sports?
1) Manipur
2) Assam
3) Haryana
4) Punjab
5) Bihar
4. The powerful recent earthquake lifted the Lombok island by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches). The island is situated in
1) Japan
2) China
3) Thailand
4) Italy
5) Indonesia
5. NASA launched USD 1.5-bn unmanned probe ‘Parker’ recently to unlock the mysteries of
1) Jupiter
2) Saturn
3) Pluto
4) Sun
5) Mars
6. Satya Nadella recently netted over USD 35 mn after selling shares of which company? He is the CEO of the company.
1) IBM
2) Lenovo
3) Alphabet
4) Oracle
5) Microsoft
7. Who among the following won the 2018 Vietnam Open Badminton tournament recently?
1) Sourabh Verma
2) Shesar Hiren Rhustavito
3) Ajay Jayaram
4) Wahyu Nayaka
5) Lin Dan
8. The World Elephant Day is observed every year on which date?
1) 02 Aug
2) 12 Aug
3) 22 Aug
4) 25 Aug
5) 31 Aug
9. China is building a deep sea port in Kyaukpyu which is situated in
1) Sri Lanka
2) Thailand
3) Myanmar
4) Bangladesh
5) Maldives
10. Under Section 8 (1) (c) of the RBI Act, 1934, RBI Governor and a maximum of four Deputy Governors can be considered as official directors. There can be how many non-official directors on the board of the RBI?
1) Four
2) Six
3) Eight
4) Ten
5) No such provision
Answers:
  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. 5
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 2
  8. 2
  9. 3
  10. 4
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