09th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 09th August, 2018
1. The Supreme Court relaxed some of the key recommendations made by _______ panel relating to reform cricket administration in India.
[A] Justice Joseph
[B] Justice Faliman
[C] Justice Salve
[D] Justice Narsimhan
[E] Justice Lodha
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2.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant radio galaxy ever observed.



2.The researchers determined that the galaxy is about 5 billion light-years away.



3.The radio galaxy has been named 'TGSS J1530+1049', and it was initially discovered using the Giant Meter-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in India.



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
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3. The government introduced ________ Bill 2018 in the Lok Sabha to provide regulation for the use and application of DNA Technology for establishing the identity of certain categories of persons.
[A] DNA Technology Regulation
[B] DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation
[C] DNA 2018 Bill
[D] DNA Profiling Bill 2018
[E] DNA Technology (Use and Application)
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4. With which of the following ministries has the Ministry of Tribal Affairs inked a MoU to promote Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and forest produce?
[A] Ministriy of AYUSH
[B] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
[C] Ministry of Earth Sciences
[D] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[E] Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
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5. On which date will the Oscars be aired in 2020?
[A] February 9
[B] February 12
[C] February 14
[D] February 21
[E] February 24
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6. Who took oath as the Colombia's President in 2018 ?
[A] Francis Suarez
[B] Ivan Duque Marquez
[C] Juan Manuel Santos
[D] Pablo Casado
[E] Gustavo Petro
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7. Who has been appointed as the Chief of United Nations Human Rights?
[A] Radhika Coomaraswamy
[B] Michelle Bachelet
[C] Helen Clark
[D] Judy Cheng-Hopkins
[E] Valerie Amos
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8. How many planets have been found by the scientists beyond our solar system in one go according to information gathered from NASA’s Kepler and the ESA’s Gaia space telescopes?
[A] 11
[B] 22
[C] 33
[D] 44
[E] 55
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9. Competition Commission of India (CCI) had approved U.S. retail giant Walmart’s proposed acquisition of ______.
[A] Amazon
[B] eBay
[C] Flipkart
[D] Snapdeal
[E] Jabong
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10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch _________ branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) on the 21st August, 2018.
[A] 450
[B] 500
[C] 550
[D] 600
[E] 650
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