10th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 10th August, 2018
1. The Government decided to sell nearly 3.5 million tonnes of pulses to states at Rs ______ per kg lower price than the wholesale rate for distribution under PDS and other welfare schemes.
[A] 5
[B] 10
[C] 12
[D] 15
[E] 20
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2.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The Lok Sabha passed four bills amending laws relating to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).



2.The Central GST (Amendment) Bill, 2018, Integrated GST (Amendment) Bill, 2018, The Union Territory GST (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and the GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2018 got the Lok Sabha’s nod.



3.The provisions will allow taxpayers to amend their tax returns in order to rectify errors.



Which of the above 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.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The National Green Tribunal (NGT) once again denied permission to the Sterlite Industries' Thootukudi plant to operate or carry out maintenance independently.



2.The Thootukudi plant had been operational since the last 13 years, having a capacity of producing four lakh tonne copper per annum.



3.Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) issued closure orders on May 23, 2018.



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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4. In which state has the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the ‘One District One Product’ (ODOP) Summit?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Jharkhand
[E] Chattisgarh
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5. Where has Ikea, the Swedish retail giant opened its first Indian store on 9th August 2018?
[A] Chennai
[B] Kolkata
[C] Ranchi
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Pune
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6. With whom has HDFC Bank entered into a partnership for a safer, faster and more convenient payment experience for HDFC Bank cardholders?
[A]  Airtel Money
[B] JioMoney
[C] Freecharge
[D] Mobikwik
[E] PayPal
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7. __________ announced the winners for the first fortnight of the 'Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao' contest that was launched on 10th July 2018.
[A] NITI Aayog
[B] Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
[C] Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs
[E] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
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8. Who will be India's flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2018 ?
[A] Saina Nehwal
[B] Gaurav Solanki
[C] Neeraj Chopra
[D] Jitu Rai
[E] Manika Batra
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9. HSBC has launched a new digital platform __________ , which will simplify capital raising process through capital markets by providing real-time access to information.
[A] CapitalPitch
[B] MyDeal
[C] Fundable
[D] iSPIRT
[E] MyFunds
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10. With whom has ICAI signed a pact for collaboration on the definition, learning, and evaluation of the professional qualities and skills and competencies of Chartered Accountants?
[A] Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
[B] Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia
[C] Association of Chartered Accountants in US
[D] Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada
[E] The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh
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