31st July, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 31st July, 2018
1. Which country has eased export controls for high-technology product sales to India by designating it as a Strategic Trade Authorization-1 (STA-1) country?
[A] Russia
[B] France
[C] UK
[E] Japan
2. The Chief Minister of which state has launched the ‘Mobile Tihar’ (Mobile Festival) under the Sanchar Kranti Yojna?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Chattisgarh
[E] Madhya Pradesh
3. Which India’s batswoman equaled the record for the fastest half-century in women’s T20 cricket?
[A] Harmanpreet Kaur
[B] Smriti Mandhana
[C] Mithali Raj
[D] Veda Krishnamurthy
[E] Poonam Raut

Read the following statements carefully:

1.A bill seeking to replace the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) with a board of governors and aimed at bringing accountability and quality in homoeopathy education system was passed by the Lok Sabha.

2.The government will reconstitute the CCH within a year.

3.As per the bill, the members of the board of governor will replace the existing functionaries of the CCH.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 2 and 3
[D] Only 1 and 3
[E] All are correct
5. To which writer and novelist has ​Ram Nath Kovind paid tribute on the occasion of his 138th birth anniversary?
[A] Harivansh Rai Bachchan
[B] Munshi Premchand
[C] Sumitranandan Pant
[D] Bhisham Sahni
[E] Bharatendu Harishchandra
6. Recently, T.C. John, better known as John Sankaramangalam, passed away on 30th July,2018. He was a ______.
[A] Filmmaker
[B] Actor
[C] Politician
[D] Writer
[E] Economist
7. India Inc raised USD _____ billion through External Commercial Borrowing and rupee-denominated bonds in June 2018.
[A] 1.71
[B] 2.71
[C] 3.71
[D] 4.71
[E] 5.71
8. With which country will India set up a forum for mutual consultation and promotion of tourism by the countries?
[A] Bhutan
[B] Myanmar
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Nepal
[E] Sri Lanka
9. Scientists have discovered a new shape called ________ while studying nature’s way of moulding tissue to form the skin, cavity linings and the building blocks of organs.
[A] Balbis
[B] Squircle
[C] Heptagram
[D] Scutoid
[E] Lemniscate
10. How many districts have been identified for conducting an environmental survey for 2018-19 under the ongoing Environmental Information System Scheme.?
[A] 52
[B] 53
[C] 54
[D] 55
[E] 56