13th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 13th August, 2018
1. Recently, Somnath Chatterjee passed away on August 13, 2018. He was a ________.
[A] Politician
[B] Poet
[C] Artist
[D] Spiritual leader
[E] Journalist
2. Where was the 'National Wildlife Genetic Resource Bank' inaugurated by Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan?
[A] Chennai
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Pune
[D] New Delhi
[E] Mumbai
3. Who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on 12 August, 2018?
[A] Justice A.K. Patnaik
[B] Adarsh Kumar Goel
[C] ​Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri
[D] Amitava Roy
[E] Justice Venkate Gopala Gowda

Read the following statements carefully:

1.India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 will now be launched in the January-March window in 2019.

2.Chandrayaan-2, which will be launched onboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk-3.

3.The lander has been named “Kalam” as a tribute to the former President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All the correct
5. Which state has extended the benefits of loan waiver scheme to every member of the farmer's family in case of a separate loan account?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Karnataka
[E] Telangana
6. Who among the following is the head of the Bench that would hear cases on family law issues, labour, civil cases, public premises eviction, land law, etc.?
[A] Jasti Chelameswar
[B] Dipak Misra
[C] Madan Lokur
[D] ​R. Banumathi
[E] Ranjan Gogoi
7. Who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court on August 12, 2018?
[A] Justice Iqbal A. Ansari
[B] Justice Mukesh R Shah
[C] Justice L.Narasimha Reddy
[D] Justice Rekha Manharlal Doshit
[E] Justice Dipak Misra
8. The leaders of the ________ countries have signed a landmark deal on the legal status of the Caspian sea.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
9. Who among the following is planning to launch a TV channel to promote scientific temper among people and conduct training camps for school students?
[A] Indian National Science Academy
[B] International Council for Science
[C] Indian Space Research Organisation
[D] National Science Foundation
[E] Department of Science and Technology
10. Where will the Trade ministers of RCEP member countries hold a crucial meeting on August 30-31, 2018?
[A] Singapore
[B] Indonesia
[C] India
[D] China
[E] Laos
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