30th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 30th August, 2018
1. Which state has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, AFSPA for another six months in the entire state in August?
[A] Manipur
[B] Sikkim
[C] Mizoram
[D] Assam
[E] Jammu and Kashmir
2. __________, a warship of the Western Naval Command, provided assistance to MV Vela, a Norwegian owned ship in Gulf of Aden.
[A] INS Kirpan
[B] INS Kuthar
[C] INS Teg
[D] INS Khanjar
[E] None of the above
3. NMCG approved projects worth nearly Rs _______ crores in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal under the Namami Gange programme.
[A] 80
[B] 100
[C] 120
[D] 150
[E] 180
4. The Union Cabinet approved the revision of project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank from Rs. 800 crore to Rs. _______ crore.
[A] 1,000
[B] 1,125
[C] 1,239
[D] 1,345
[E] 1,435

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Cabinet approved implementation of an umbrella scheme-Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART).

2.The scheme covers a total of 10 sub-projects, which address ocean development activities such as services, technology, resources, and science.

3.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the scheme implementation at an overall cost of Rs 1623 Cr.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
6. The Union Cabinet approved the additional Dearness Allowance of _______% to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners.
[A] 1
[B] 1.5
[C] 2
[D] 2.5
[E] 3.5
7. The government of India and ADB have signed a $_______ million loan agreement to expand irrigation networks and system efficiency Madhya Pradesh.
[A] 300
[B] 325
[C] 375
[D] 400
[E] 450
8. With which country has India signed a MoU for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism on 29 August, 2018?
[A] Romania
[B] Greece
[C] Serbia
[D] Croatia
[E] Bulgaria
9. PM Narender Modi is on a two-day visit to ________, to participate in the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit.
[A] Myanmar
[B] Nepal
[C] Bhutan
[D] Thailand
[E] Sri Lanka
10. Trade ministers of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership bloc, including India and China, met in ________.
[A] India
[B] China
[C] Indonesia
[D] Singapore
[E] Vietnam
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