24th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 24th August, 2018
1. The NGT has formed a __________ membered committee to decide Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
2. What is the name of the first engine-less semi-high speed train being built by Indian Railways whose testing will start from September 2018?
[A] Train 16
[B] Train 17
[C] Train 18
[D] Train 19
[E] Train 20
3. The Indian men's kabaddi team got the bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games after being defeated by ________.
[A] Bangladesh
[B] Thailand
[C] China
[D] Japan
[E] Iran
4. Which country has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Fund and the UK to implement climate-resilient development projects?
[A] Bhutan
[B] India
[C] Nepal
[D] Pakistan
[E] Myanmar
5. A National Logistics Portal being developed to ensure ease of trading in the international and domestic markets, will link all the stakeholders of ________.
[E] Standard Chartered India
6. Which company has become the first Indian company to cross ₹ 8 lakh crore market capitalization on 23 August, 2018?
[A] Indian Oil Corp
[B] Reliance Industries Limited
[C] Bharat Petroleum
[D] Tata Motors
[E] Tata Steel
7. Which state approved a proposal for setting up a Legislative Council in the state on 24 August 2018?
[A] Odisha
[B] Kerala
[C] Punjab
[D] Haryana
[E] Madhya Pradesh
8. Scientists have developed ________ batteries with components that harden on impact, preventing them from catching fire and causing injuries to users. 
[A] Zinc–carbon
[B] Zinc–bromine
[C] Lithium-ion
[D] Nickel Cadmium
[E] Zinc–air
9. Who has announced her retirement from Twenty20 Internationals on 23 August, 2018?
[A] Mithali Raj
[B] Harmanpreet Kaur
[C] Smriti Mandhana
[D] ​Jhulan Goswami
[E] Poonam Raut
10. India won the gold medal in the men's doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games 2018 by defeating ________.
[A] China
[B] Indonesia
[C] Singapore
[D] Kazakhstan
[E] Iran
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