Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 21 August 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 21 August 2018

1. Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI has finally announced a phased rollout of face recognition feature. The present CEO of the UIDAI is
1) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
2) Indu Bhushan
3) Prakash Kumar
4) Yaduvendra Mathur
5) David Rasquinha
2. ________ has announced to invest $2.3 bn towards capex on its oil and gas activities in India in the ‘near-term’ to increase the reserve base by around 375 mn barrels.
1) IOC
2) HPCL
3) RIL
4) Essar
5) Vedanta
3. Bamako is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1) Maldives
2) Kenya
3) Mali
4) Ghana
5) Myanmar
4. During his recent visit to which country, PM Narendra Modi announced to build a Mahatma Gandhi Heritage Centre in Jinja town where a statue of the Father of the nation stands?
1) Mauritius
2) Suriname
3) Uruguay
4) Uganda
5) Fiji
5. The secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) is located in which of the following cities?
1) New Delhi
2) Kuala Lumpur
3) Manila
4) Bangkok
5) Colombo
6. The Taliban insurgents kidnapped over hundred bus passengers in Kunduz province in which country recently?
1) Pakistan
2) Afghanistan
3) Tajikistan
4) Iran
5) Uzbekistan
7. Who among the following recently created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to bag a gold medal at Asian Games?
1) Ritu Phogat
2) Sakshi Malik
3) Babita Kumari
4) Vinesh Phogat
5) Geeta Phogat
8. Which firm has been ranked as the top company globally on Fortune’s ‘Change The World’ list that ranked companies using the profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems?
1) Kroger
2) Alibaba
3) Bank of America
4) Merck
5) Reliance Jio
9. SS Mundra has been appointed as an independent director on the board of which of the following firms?
1) Indiabulls Housing Finance
2) Mahindra Finance
3) Air India
4) HDFL
5) LIC Housing Finance
10. Who among the following was awarded the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control?
1) Faggan Singh Kulaste
2) Anupriya Patel
3) SK Arora
4) Arvinder Singh Soin
5) Naresh Trehan
Answers:
  1. 1
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 2
  6. 2
  7. 4
  8. 5
  9. 1
  10. 3
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