15th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th August, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The AYUSH Ministry introduced a new central sector scheme for monitoring of the safety aspects of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and documenting their adverse effects.

2.The ministry introduced the scheme for promoting pharmacovigilance of these drugs.

3.All India Institute of Medical Sciences was designated as the National Pharmacovigilance Centre.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 2 and 3
[D] Only 1 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. Who has been appointed as the Head Coach of Indian Women’s Cricket Team by the Board for Control of Cricket in India?
[A] Murali Kartik
[B] Ajit Agarkar
[C] Lakshmipathy Balaji
[D] Ramesh Powar
[E] Piyush Chawla
3. Rural Electrification Corporation has inked a loan agreement with German bank KfW for EUR _______ million to finance clean energy projects in India.
[A] 100
[B] 150
[C] 200
[D] 250
[E] 300
4. Which state has widened the reach of its flagship women welfare scheme ‘Kanyashree’ by lifting the ceiling on annual family income?
[A] Punjab
[B] Kerala
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Jharkhand
[E] West Bengal
5. The Government of India has released _________Nepali rupees grant for Postal Highway that runs across Terai region in Nepal.
[A] 170 million
[B] 270 million
[C] 370 million
[D] 470 million
[E] 570 million
6. President Ram Nath Kovind approved 'Nao Sena' medal for the ________ women crew members of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini.
[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7
[E] 8
7. Who among the following governors has been given additional charge of Chhattisgarh following the demise of Balramji Dass Tandon?
[A] Om Prakash Kohli
[B] Droupadi Murmu
[C] Ram Naik
[D] Anandiben Patel
[E] Keshari Nath Tripathi
8. Who has been appointed as India's ambassador to Russia on 14th August 2018?
[A] Vinay Kumar
[B] D Bala Venkatesh Varma
[C] Dr. T. Suresh Babu
[D] Navdeep Suri
[E] Jaideep Mazumdar
9. Balramji Dass Tandon passed away on 14th august, 2018. He was a _______.
[A] Politician
[B] Singer
[C] Journalist
[D] Spiritual Leader
[E] Classical Dancer
10. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for road safety by Union ministry of Road, Transport and Highways?
[A] Virat Kohli
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Akshay Kumar
[D] Abhishek Bachchan
[E] John Abraham
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