08th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th August, 2018
1. M Karunanidhi died on 7th August 2018 in Chennai. Who was he?
[A] Writer
[B] Painter
[C] Singer
[D] Politician
[E] Cricketer
2. Which game will have a facial recognition system that uses artificial intelligence?
[A] Cricket World Cup
[B] Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
[D] Australian Open
[E] Commonwealth Games
3. Which of the following decriminalised begging in August 2018?
[A] Delhi
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Odhisha
[D] West Bengal
[E] Punjab

The Centre has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic. Under which of the following it finds its mention?

1. Flag Code of India, 2002.

2. The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

3. Constitution of India.

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Only 1 and 2
[E] Only 1 and 3
5. India increased the import duties on 328 textile products to _______% in order to curb soaring imports from China.
[A] 15
[B] 18
[C] 20
[D] 23
[E] 25
6. Maharashtra government will rope with private landowners having more than _________ acres of land to collaborate with MHADA to implement PMAY in urban areas.
[A] 5
[B] ​10 
[C] 15
[D] 20
[E] 25
7. SpaceX relaunched its newest version of its Falcon 9 rocket booster to send a communication satellite for ______ into the orbit.
[A] India
[B] Indonesia
[C] China
[D] South Korea
[E] Afghanistan
8. ________ will set up a financial inclusion lab to support fintech startups in association with IIM-Ahmedabad and the Dell and Bill Gates foundations.
[A] Bank of America
[B] Citigroup
[C] Wells Fargo
[D] Chase Bank
[E] ​JP Morgan

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Scientists have developed a novel compound which can reverse ageing in human cells, and may lead to "anti-degenerative" drugs.

2.Researchers tested compounds designed to target chromosomes, the "power stations" of cells.

3.The compounds - AP39, AP123 and RT01 - help the old or damaged cells to generate the 'energy' needed for survival and to reduce senescence.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. According to the latest FIH rankings chart, what is the rank of Indian men's hockey team?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6