16th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th August, 2018
1. A 12th Century statue of Lord Buddha which was stolen from India some 57 years ago was returned to India by which of the following country?
[A] US
[B] Bangladesh
[C] China
[D] UK
[E] Russia
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2. Which state launched Dial 100 Mobile app?
[A] Odisha
[B] Bihar
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] West Bengal
[E] Kerala
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3. Google celebrated the birth anniversary of Ebenezer Cobb Morley, referred to as the father of modern football, with a doodle on _____ August 2018.
[A] 11th
[B] 15th
[C] 16th
[D] 17th
[E] 20th
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4. Bharti Axa Life Insurance and __________________ entered into an alliance to offer the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana’ (PMJJBY).
[A] Paytm Payments Bank
[B] Indian Post Payments Bank
[C] Airtel Payments Bank
[D] State Bank of India
[E] None of the above
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5. Oscar-winning director ________ will be one of the recipients of the annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) honours at its ceremony.
[A] Huing Lee
[B] Gerard Jon
[C] Stephen George
[D] Ang Lee
[E] None of the above
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6. The recipients of the annual Albany Medical Center Prize received award in which category?
[A] Medicine and Biomedical Research 
[B] Cells and gene
[C] Low light vision 
[D] DNA reasearch
[E] None of the above
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7. Which mobile company has launched "WINGS" a VOIP based service?
[A] Airtel
[B] BSNL
[C] Idea
[D] Jio
[E] Vodafone
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8.  Which state has launched two major schemes - free eye screening for all citizens and life insurance for farmers on 15th August, 2018?
[A] Telangana
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] Kerala
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9. What is the maximum number of years, a woman officer can serve in the armed forces as per Short Service Commission?
[A] 14
[B] 10
[C] 25
[D] 20
[E] 6
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10. Among the following,  who took over (on August 13) as Chairman of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry?
[A] BL Srikumar
[B] KS Srinivas
[C] Girish Hegde
[D] Sarbananda Sonowal
[E] None of the above
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