20th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th August, 2018
1. Who among the following became the fourth wicket keeper in the world to take five catches in an innings on Test debut?
[A] Jos Buttler
[B] Quinton de Kock
[C] Dinesh Karthik
[D] Aditya Tare
[E] Rishabh Pant
2. According to European Stability Mechanism, which country has successfully exited its final, 3-year bailout programme, agreed in August 2015?
[A] Greece
[B] Czech Republic
[C] Poland
[D] Netherlands
[E] Belgium

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Scientists have successfully developed the world's first 4D printing for quartz, that can be used to create complex, shape-changing objects.

2. 4D printing is conventional 3D printing combined with the additional element of time as the fourth dimension.

3. The printed objects can re-shape or self-assemble themselves over time with external stimuli, such as mechanical force, temperature.

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 of the above
4. Who has been awarded the United States 'Legion of Merit' ?
[A] General Dalbir Singh Suhag
[B] General Bipin Rawat
[C] General Bikram Singh
[D] General Deepak Kapoor
[E] General Vijay Kumar Singh
5. Who has been appointed as the Independent Director on the Board of Indiabulls Housing Finance in 2018?
[A] Subhash Sheoratan Mundra
[B] Sameer Gehlaut
[C] Gagan Banga
[D] Ajit Kumar Mittal
[E] Sachin Chaudhary
6. When is the World Mosquito Day observed every year?
[A] August 1
[B] August 9
[C] August 12
[D] August 20
[E] August 25
7. Which of the following states has recently reported the presence of an agricultural pest called The Fall Armyworm?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Telangana
[E] Kerala
8. Who among the following has won the title of Cincinnati Masters on 19 August 2018?
[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Roger Federer
[C] Rafael Nadal
[D] Andy Murray
[E] Marin Čilić
9. How many nations have participated in the exercise 'Pitch Black' hosted by Royal Australian Air Force from 24 July 2018 to 18 August 2018?
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 14
[D] 16
[E] 18
10. The joint exercise ‘Maitree’, which has recently concluded on 19th August 2018 is conducted between India and _______.
[A] Australia
[B] Russia
[C] Thailand
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Vietnam
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