08th September, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th September, 2018
1. Making DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) is the only way to provide subsidy by State govt subject to amendment to ______.
[A] Electricity Act, 2003
[B] DVC Act 1948
[C] Luxury Tax Form, 1988
[D] Power Engineering Services Rules 2010
[E] Consumer Protection Act
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2. Who inaugurated the 6th International Geriatric Orthopaedic Society of India Conference at the AIIMS in New Delhi on 7th Sept 2018?
[A] Sushma Swaraj
[B] Nirmala Sitharaman
[C] Piyush Goyal
[D] Narendra Modi
[E] Rajnath Singh
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3. RBI tweaks norms for note change thereby making amendments to the ______.
[A] Banking Regulation Act, 1949
[B] Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Rules, 2009
[C] Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
[D] Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
[E] None of these
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4. 8th of September is annually celebrated as ______.
[A] Martyr's Day
[B] World Cancer Day
[C] International Literacy Day
[D] Earth Day
[E] World Population Day
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5. India’s current account deficit (CAD) widened to ______ of GDP.
[A] 2.4%
[B] 3.6%
[C] 1.8%
[D] 5.0%
[E] 2.0%
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6. Which statutory body is working on the guidelines for ‘Sandbox’?
[A] Securities and Exchange Board of India
[B] Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
[C] National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
[D] Insurance Ombudsman
[E] The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
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7. Which country on 7th of September 2018, agreed to allow Nepal to use four of its seaports and three land ports for third-country trade?
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Saudi Arabia
[C] China
[D] India
[E] None of these
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8. SLINEX 2018 is a bilateral naval exercise between India and ______ which began on 7th September 2018.
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Myanmar
[C] Nepal
[D] Pakistan
[E] Bhutan
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9. Who will be honoured with the prestigious 'Sarala Puraskar' for his poetry collection 'Misra Dhrupad'?
[A] Abul Bashar
[B] Haraprasad Das
[C] Joy Goswami
[D] Balachandran Chullikkad
[E] Satrughna Pandav
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10.

Pakistan set to allow ‘visa-less entry’ to pilgrims headed for ______.


[A] Hinglaj Mata Mandir
[B] Kartarpur Sahib
[C] Katas Raj Temple
[D] Naval Mandir
[E] Gurdwara Panja Sahib
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