Current Affairs Quiz – 100 Q : August 3rd Week


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Current Affairs is the King of all the sections and it is one of the easiest way to score marks in the Mains Exam and this will be the key to enter the Interview process. Also in the Interview process questions will be asked from the recent Current events . So preparing Current affairs will provide you an upper hand in the exam process.

In the recently ended IBPS RRB Assistant exam , the questions were in the easier level and so many aspirants would have the chance of appearing for the IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam 2018. So it’s time to unravel the current affairs section and also to devour more current affairs.

We are providing the Current Affairs Quiz as a whole in this post. Attend the Current Affairs from August 3rd Week now.

Q.1) Veteran striker Mario Gomez announced his retirement from international football. He belongs to which of the following country?

a) Finland

b) South Africa

c) Australia

d) France

e) Germany

Q.2) PayU India announced entering into a strategic partnership with _______, to offer instant app-based personal loans, via LazyPay.

a) Vodafone Money

b) Reliance Money

c) Pay Money

d) Airtel Money

e) None of these

Q.3) Who has been sworn in as the newly elected President of Colombia?

a) Ivan Duque

b) Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

c) Klaus Iohannis

d) Mamnoon Hussain

e) Bujar Nishani

Q.4) What is the capital of colombia?

a) Zagreb

b) San Jose

c) Bogota

d) Moroni

e) Roseau

Q.5) What is the currency of colombia?

a) Krone

b) Koruna

c) Franc

d) Yuan

e) Peso

Q.6) ‘Niryat Mitra’ – the mobile App app developed by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) is available both on Android and on IOS platforms launched which of the fllowing city?

a) Kanpur

b) Kochi

c) New Delhi

d) Mumbai

e) Kolkata

Q.7) Who is the present chief of Indian Army?

a) Vijay Kumar Singh

b) Bipin Rawat

c) K M Cariappa

d) Dalbir Singh

e) None of these

Q.8) _______ and Major Aditya Kumar of Indian Army will be conferred the Shaurya Chakra along with 18 others Armed Forces Personnel and members of Paramilitary Forces.

a) S.K. Upadhya

b) S.K Srivastava

c) Rifleman Aurangzeb

d) Ashwani Kumar

e) Sunil Shrivastava

Q.9) The Government of India has released ______ million Nepali rupees grant for Terai roads project in Nepal to maintain fund liquidity for the ongoing construction of 14 road packages under Postal Highway Project.

a) 360

b) 350

c) 450

d) 470

e) 420

Q.10) Who is the current President of Nepal and commander in chief of Nepalese Army?

a) Klaus Iohannis

b) Bidhya Devi Bhandari

c) Petro Poroshenko

d) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli

e) Omar al-Bashir

Q.11) Who been appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Road Safety Campaigns?

a) Saif Ali Khan

b) Akshay Kumar

c) Aamir Khan

d) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

e) Amitabh Bachchan

Q.12) NITI Aayog has launched ________ , a mobility pitch competition that aims to provide budding entrepreneurs of India a unique opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a distinguished jury.

a) “Move to PITCH”

b) “Pitch to MOVE”

c) “Action to MOVE”

d) “Move to ACTION”

e) None of these

Q.13) Ajit Wadekar passed away recntly.He belongs to which field?

a) Actor

b) Singer

c) Editor

d) Artist

e) Cricketer

Q.14) Name the scheme announced by Narendra Modi aims to provide a coverage of Rs five lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families ?

a) Jan Aushadhi Yojana

b) Jan Arogya Abhiyaan

c) Jeevan Jyoti Bima

d) Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan


Q.15) Who has became the 53rd Grandmaster of India despite losing his final round game to Richard Rapport of Hungary in the ninth and final round of Abu Dhabi Masters?

a) B.Adhiban

b) Bosko Abramovic

c) Farid Abbasov

d) Nihal Sarin

e) Nijat Abasov

Q.16) Bharti Axa ties up with which Payments Bank to offer the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana’ (PMJJBY), a government-backed life insurance scheme?

a) Fino

b) Airtel

c) Indian Post

d) Jio payments

e) Paytm

Q.17) Who is the CEO of Airtel Payments Bank?

a) Sudhakar Ramasubramanian

b) Renu Satti

c) Suresh Sethi

d) H.Srikrishnan

e) Anubrata Biswas

Q.18) Airtel Payments Bank is head quartered in _____

a) Kochi

b) Kolkata

c) New Delhi

d) Mumbai

e) Bengaluru

Q.19) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched BSNL WINGS a VOIP based service.Who is the Chairman & Managing Director and Director of BSNL?

a) Sunil Sood

b) Mukesh Ambani

c) Anupam Shrivastava

d) Anil Dhirubhai Ambani

e) Sunil Bharti Mittal

Q.20) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has passed away aged 93 in Delhi. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was ____ times Prime Minister of India.

a) Five

b) Four

c) One

d) Three

e) Two

Q.21) What is the capital of Turkey?

a) Ankara

b) Ashgabat

c) Tunis

d) Lome

e) Kampala

Q.22) Who is the president of Turkey?

a) Thomas Boni Yayi

b) Juan Evo Morales Ayma

c) Recep Tayyip Erdogan

d) Pierre Nkurunziza

e) Paul Biya

Q.23) What is the currency of Qatar?

a) Krone

b) Riyal

c) Peso

d) Dinar

e) Franc

Q.24) What is the Capital of Qatar?

a) Lome

b) Taipei

c) Bern

d) Doha

e) Madrid

Q.25) Which country topped the list in the Global Liveability Index 2018 released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

a) Algeria

b) Albania

c) Melbourne

d) Osaka

e) Vienna

Q.26) What is Delhi‘s rank in the Global Liveability Index 2018 released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

a) 115

b) 111

c) 110

d) 112

e) 100

Q.27) Mario Abdo Benitez was sworn in as the new President of  which of the following country for a five-year term?

a) Guyana

b) Chile

c) Bolivia

d) Paraguay

e) Uruguay

Q.28) What is the capital of Paraguay?

a) Lima

b) Asuncion

c) Santiago

d) Montevideo

e) Buenos Aires

Q.29) What is the currency of  Paraguay?

a) guaraní.

b) naira

c) cordoba

d) Kyat

e) Dhirham

Q.30) The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh urged to Jose Graziano da Silva to declare the upcoming year as the ‘International Year of Millets’.United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Headquarters in _____

a) Kenya – Nairobi

b) Rome- Italy

c) Jamaica – Kingston

d) Indonesia – Jakarta

e) Iceland – Reykjavik

Q.31) The 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) was held in _______ ,which was organized by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies, and Peking University.

a) France , Paris

b) Egypt , Cairo

c) Cuba , Havana

d) Denmark , copenhagen

e) Beijing, China

Q.32) What is the theme of The 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP)?

a) “Learning With Liability”

b) “Learn With Respect”

c) “Learning To Be Human”

d) “Learn Like A Human”

e) “Learning With Humanity

Q.33) What is the currency of China?

a) Dollar

b) Renminbi

c) Franc

d) Euro

e) Peso

Q.34) India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised down its FY19 economic growth forecast to 7.2% from ______ earlier.

a) 7.8%

b) 7.7%

c) 7.5%

d) 7.6%

e) 7.4%

Q.35) Three US scientists James Allison, Carl June and _______ were declared winners 2018 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.

a) Steven Rosenberg

b) Carl woese

c) Carol W.Greider

d) Samuel Langley

e) Jonas Salk

Q.36) Which payments app announced entering into a partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail connect Android app?

a) Venmo

b) Zelle

c) PhonePe

d) Paypal

e) Square cash

Q.37) Who topped the list in Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 with an estimated wealth of Rs37,570 crore. Ms. Smitha owns one-fifth of the Godrej Group?

a) Jaideep Hansraj

b) Smitha V. Crishna

c) Roshni Nadar

d) Kiran Nadar

e) Jayshree Ullal

Q.38) Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning a landslide in a runoff ballot.He is the president of which of the following country?

a) Mali

b) Malta

c) Mauritania

d) Mexico

e) Namibia

Q.39) What is the capital city of mali?

a) Oslo

b) Maputo

c) Rabat

d) Bamako

e) Abuja

Q.40) Who has taken over as Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)?

a) Antony Lake

b) Jan Eliasson

c) K S Srinivas

d) N. Srinivasan

e) Irina Bokova

Q.41) Oscar-winning director Ang Lee will be one of the recipients of the annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) honours at its ceremony. The event will be held in which of the following city?

a) New York

b) New Jersey

c) California

d) Hawaii

e) Florida

Q.42) Who is the governor of Jakarta?

a) Anies Baswedan

b) Joko Widodo

c) Serzh Sargsyan

d) Ilham Aliyev

e) Abdul Hamid

Q.43) What is the currency of Mauritius?

a) franc

b) peso

c) euro

d) rouble

e) rupee

Q.44) The 11th World Hindi Conference has started in which of the following city?

a) Trenton

b) Sacramento

c) Port Louis

d) Albany

e) Honolulu

Q.45) Kofi Annan has passed away at the age of 80.He was the seventh Secretary-General of which of the following country?

a) Yemen

b) United Nations

c) Vietnam

d) Uzbekistan

e) Turkey

Q.46) What is the capital of Sweden?

a) Montevideo

b) Stockholm

c) Hanoi

d) London

e) Ankara

Q.47) What is the capital city of oman?

a) Port of Spain

b) Riyadh

c) Belgrade

d) Muscat

e) Khartoum

Q.48) Who is the prime minister of Brunei?

a) Bernard Cazeneuve

b) Taavi Roivas

c) Sir Hassanal Bolkiah

d) Boyko Borisov

e) Zoran Milanovic

Q.49) International Maritime Organization is head quartered in _______

a) London

b) New York City

c) Geneva

d) Paris

e) Nairobi

Q.50) UNESCO  is head quartered in ________

a) Rome

b) London

c) Nairobi

d) Vienna

e) Paris

Q.51) Who was the first black African to be appointed as the Secretary General of UN ?

a) U Thant

b) Kurt Waldhiem

c) Antonio Guterres

d) Ban Ki-Moon

e) Kofi Annan

Q.52) In which year former Secretary General of UN has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize ?

a) 2000

b) 2001

c) 2002

d) 2003


Q.53) Which award is selected by the members of the fan community and is also considered as the highest honor for science fiction and fantasy literature ?

a) Man Booker Prize

b) Bhakthi Prize

c) Women’s International Prize

d) Hugo prize

e) Ramon Magsaysay Award

Q.54) Whom claimed India’s First ever medal at the UCI Junio Track Cycling World Championships held at Switzerland ?

a) Eson Alben

b) Bikram Singh

c) Amrit Singh

d) Sreedhar Savanur

e) Deborah Herold

Q.55) Which Indian Startup firm has bought the speech recognition platform recently ?

a) Flipkart

b) Snapdeal

c) Freshworks

d) BankBazar

e) Paytm

Q.56) Which company has bough stake in the car rental startup Revv ?

a) Ford

b) Zoomcar

c) Maruti Suzuki

d) Hyundai

e) Mahindra

Q.57) Capital Float acquires Pune-based personal finance management app Walnut for ________ ?

a) $50 Million

b) $ 40 Million

c) $ 80 Million

d) $10 Million

e) $ 30 Million

Q.58) Who will be driving for Rebull Aston Martin Racing team along with Max Verstappen ?

a) Fernando Alonso

b) Pierre Gasly

c) Carlos sainz Jr

d) Daniel Ricardio

e) Lloris Nando

Q.59) Who is the President of Bangladesh?

a) Sheikh Hasina

b) Khaleda Zia

c) Zillur Rahman

d) Abdul Hamid

e) Iajuddin Ahmed

Q.60) MD Ranganath who was the CFO of a Indian Software major resigned from his post recently. He resigned from which company?

a) Wipro

b) TCS

c) Infosys

d) Tech Mahindra

e) Capgemini

Q.61) Imran Khan became the 22nd Prime Minster of Pakistan , he belongs to which party ?

a) Awami Workers Party (AWP)

b) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI),

c) Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan

d) Tehreek e Islami

e) Pakistan Muslim League – N

Q.62) Where is the 11th World Hindi Conference happening?

a) Lisbon, Portugal

b) Berlin, Germany

c) Lahore, Pakistan

d) Dhaka, bangaldesh

e) Port Louis, Mauritius

Q.63) When is the World Humanitarian Day observed ?

a) August 18

b) August 19

c) August 20

d) August 17

e) August 21

Q,64) What is the name of the campaign launched on World Humanitarian Day ?

a) #NotASuspicion

b) #NotAWar

c) NotAFight

d) #NotATarget

e) #NotANeighbour

Q.65) Which organization have announced the phased rollout of live face 2 step authentication with TSPs from September 15 ?





e) Think Tank

Q.66) _____________are instruments issued by registered foreign institutional investors (FII) to overseas investors, who wish to invest in the Indian stock markets without registering themselves with the market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

a) P-Notes

b) F- Notes

c) R – Notes

d) E – Notes

e) H – Notes

Q.67)  James Allison, Carl June and Steven Rosenberg were awarded a prestigious award in their fields ? Can you name the award ?

a) Golden Raspberry Awards

b) Global Safety Summit Business & Skill Awards

c) Albany Medical Center Prize

d) Darwin Awards

e) Ig Nobel Prize

Q.68) Who is the CEO & MD of Infosys ?

a) UB Pravin Rao

b) Vishal Sikka

c) Sahil S Parekh

d) Vishal Sikka

e) S D Shibulal

Q.69) Which month will be observed as “Month of Nutrition” by Rajasthan Government ?

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Telangana

c) West Bengal

d) Assam

e) Rajasthan

Q.70) Who is the Agricultural Minster of India ?

a) Radha Mohan Singh

b) Ananthkumar

c) Anant Geete

d) Thaawar Chand Gehlot

e) Mahesh Sharma

Q.71) Which country has pitched for declaring 2019 as International Year of Millets ?

a) India

b) Indonesia

c) Japan

d) China

e) Pakistan

Q.72) What is the theme of the 11th World Hindi Conference which began on Mauritius ?

a) Hindi in India and All over World

b) Hindi World & Indian Culture

c) World Culture & Hindi Culture

d) Hindi Culture & Indian World

e) World Hindi Culture

Q.73) Which Australian Cricketer have retired from All form of Cricket recently?

a) Mike Hussey

b) David Hussey

c) Mitchell Jhonson

d) David Warner

e) Glen Maxell

Q.74) When is the World Photography Day celebrated?

a) August 18

b) August 19

c) August 20

d) August 17

e) August 21

Q.75) Which Government has launched Disaster Response Force Vehicles?

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Telangana

c) West Bengal

d) Goa

e) Karnataka

Q.76) India has successfully tested indigenously Anti-Tank guided Missile ?

a) Prithvi

b) Helina

c) Agni

d) Nirbhay

e) Brahmos

Q.77) Who is the 27th Chief Army Staff of Indian Army?

a) Dalbir Singh

b) Bikram Singh

c) Bipin Rawat

d) Vijay Kumar Singh

e) Deepak Kapoor

Q.78) What is the Currency of Thailand ?

a) Lek

b) Kwanza

c) Peso

d) Florin

e) Baht

Q.79) Who is the first BJP leader to become the Prime Minster of India ?

a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

b) Narendra Modi

c) Moraji Desai

d) Devegowda

e) Lk Advani

Q.80) United Nations Childrens’ Fund (UNICEF) is head quartered in ___

a) Jakarta, Indonesia

b) Brussels, Belgium

c) New York, USA

d) Vienna, Austria

e) Washington DC, USA

Q.81) Atal Bhari Vajpayee was conferred with Bharat Ratna in which Year ?

a) 2016

b) 2017

c) 2018

d) 2015

e) 2014

Q.82) Which day is observed as the Good Governance Day in India ?

a) December 24

b) December 23

c) December 25

d) December 26

e) December 22

Q.83) The book “New Dimensions of India’s Foreign Policy” was written by ?

a) Narendra Modi

b) LK Advani

c) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

d) Rajnath Singh

e) Suhshma Swaraj

Q.84) Who is the author of the book “The Untold Vajpayee” ?

A) Ruskin Bond

b) Narendra Modi

c) Ullekh N.P

d) Narendra Nath Tripathi

e) Anuja Chauhan

Q.85) Who is appointed as the Independent Director of Indiabulls Housing Finance ?

a) SS Mudra

b) Sameer Gehlaut

c) Sk Arora

d) Deepdas Gupta

e) Akash Ghelot

Q.86) Who is conferred with 2018 Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award ?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Rahul Gandhi

c) HD Kumraraswamy

d) Gopala Krishna Gandhi

e) Manan Vohra

Q.87) Who became the Fourth Indian Wicket Keeper to take 5 catches in Debut Match ?

a) Dinesh Karthik

b) MS Dhoni

c) Rishab Pant

d) Gourav Gill

e) Naren Tahmane

Q.88) Pitch Black 2018 Exercise was held in which country ?

a) India

b) Russia

c) China

d) Sri Lanka

e) Australia

Q.89) Who is the author of the book “Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi Era” ?

a) Arnab Goswami

b) Rajdeep Sardesai

c) Kalandidhi Maran

d) Koma Nathani

e) Sudhir Chaudhary

Q.90) What is the present CRR ?

a) 5%

b) 4%

c) 3%

d) 6%

e) 7%

Q.91) What is the Current Bank Rate ?

a) 6.25%

b) 6.75%

c) 6.50%

d) 6.15%

e) 6.65%

Q.92) Which Missile Corvette of Indian Navy was on a three-day visit to Yangon, Myanmar to undertake operational turn around (OTR) and as part of goodwill visit ?

a) INS Vikranth

b) INS Virat

c) INS Brahmaputra

d) INS Khanjar

e) INS Lwin

Q.93) Who lit the Asian Games torch in a cauldron in the recently begun Asian Games 2018 ?

a) Neeraj Chopra

b) Susi susanti

c) Shiva Kesahvan

d) Sanjeev Rajkput

e) Rajkumar Dev Virat

Q.94) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is head quartered in ______

a) Brussels, Belgium

b) Washington D.C., USA

c) Ebene, Mauritius

d) Berlin, Germany

e) Paris, France

Q.95) What is the currency of Azerbaijan ?

a) Lev

b) Real

c) Manat

d) Dollar

e) Dinar

Q.96) What is the capital city of Cambodia?

a) Phnom Penh

b) Bangui

c) Moron

d) Prague

e) Quito

Q.97) Kaziranga National park is in which state?

a) Andra pradesh

b) Rajasthan

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

e) Assam

Q.98) Udaypur Wildlife Santuary is in which state?

a) Bihar

b) Assam

c) Karnataka

d) Andra Pradesh

e) Madhya Pradesh

Q.99) Gir National Park is in which state?

a) Kerala

b) Assam

c) Gujarat

d) Goa

e) Bihar

Q.100) Euro is the currency of which of the following country?

a) Libya

b) Lebanon

c) Grenada

d) Georgia

e) Germany

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