28th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 28th August, 2018
1. According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion data, which country was the largest source of FDI during April-June quarter of 2018-19?
[A] Singapore
[B] India
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Malaysia
2. The Government of India has signed a MoU with the six Upper Yamuna basin states for the construction of Lakhwar multi-purpose project in _______.
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Haryana
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Himachal Pradesh
[E] Uttar Pradesh
3. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has finalised a national drone policy, which will be effective from 1st of December 2018. According to it, during daytime flights, drones can be flown to a height of up to ______ ft.
[A] 200
[B] 400
[C] 600
[D] 800
[E] 1000
4. Who has won the gold medal in the men's 400m hurdles at the Asian Games 2018?
[A] Dharun Ayyasamy
[B] Abderrahman Samba
[C] Takatoshi Abe
[D] Chen Chieh
[E] Santhosh Kumar Tamilarasan
5. UN has appointed ________ as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme in 2018.
[A] Maurice Strong
[B] Mostafa Kamal Tolba
[C] Klaus Töpfer
[D] Satya S Tripathi
[E] Achim Steiner
6. Who has won the silver medal in women’s 3000 m steeplechase event in the Asian Games 2018?
[A] Emma Coburn
[B] Ruth Jebet
[C] Lalita Babar
[D] Sudha Singh
[E] Beatrice Chepkoech
7. Neena Varakil has won a silver medal in the __________ event at the Asian Games 2018.
[A] women's triple jump
[B] women's long jump
[C] women's high jump
[D] women's shot put
[E] women's javelin throw
8. Who among the following has become the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal?
[A] Gurtej Singh
[B] Davinder Singh Kang
[C] Neeraj Chopra
[D] Rajesh Bind
[E] Jagdish Bishnoi

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Scientists have discovered a giant deep-sea coral reef system off the coast of Australia.

2.A pair of dives in a submersible called Alvin confirmed the existence of the coral reef and based on observations, researchers estimate the reef is at least 85 miles long.

3.Coral reefs form more easily near the surface of the water, where the sun can feed the algae.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 2 and 3
[D] Only 1 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. Where has the external Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated a ‘Jaipur Foot’ camp on 27th August, 2018?
[A] Ho Chi Minh City
[B] Nha Trang
[C] Hue
[D] Phan Thiet
[E] Hanoi
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