August Current Affairs 2018 Questions and Answers 2018

Latest important National and International Current Affairs of August 2018 Questions and Answers Bits for all competitive exams in India.

Current Affairs of August 2018 Questions and Answers

Important August Current Affairs 2018 Bits:

151. GDP growth rate of India first quarter of the fiscal year is...?
A. 7.2
B. 8.2
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Ans: GDP growth rate of India first quarter fiscal year is 8.2

150. Vodafone Merge with which company?
A. Idea
B. Aircel
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Ans: Vodafone merged with Idea Cellular

149. Tez App renamed as?
A. Google Pay
B. Google Payment
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Ans: Tez App renamed as Google Pay.

148. BIMSTEC Summit 2018 held in...?
A. India
B. Nepal
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Ans: Fourth BHISTEC Summit 2018 held in Kathmandu Nepal.

147. DRDO Headquarter Located in?
A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi.
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Ans: DRDO headquarter is in New Delhi it was founded in 1958.

146. Who is the new Chairman of DRDO?
A. Dr. G Satish Reddy
B. Dr. S. Christopher
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Ans: Dr. G. Satish Reddy is the new Chairman of DRDO.
DRDO: Defence Research and Development Organisation.

145. Who is the World Bank President?
A. Jim Yong Kim.
B. Robert Zoellick
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Ans: Jim Yong Kim is the president of the World Bank. Headquarter of World Bank is in Washington DC Bengali art film

144. World's first blockchain Bond 'Bond-i' launched by which bank?
A. World Bank
B. SBI
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Ans: World Bank launched the World's first Blockchain Bond called Bond-i.

143. Who is the New Prime Minister of Australia?
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Ans: Treasurer Scott Morrison is the New Prime Minister of Australia.

142. According to the Forbes report, Who is the highest paid actor in the world?
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Ans: Forbes released the Highest Paid Actors List.
1. George Colooney - 239 million dollars he is in the first place.
2. Dwayne Johnson - 124 million dollars.
3. Robert Downey Jr - 81 million dollars.

141. which is India's highest capitalization company?
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Ans: Recently Reliance Industrycrossed 8 trillion crores.

140. Indian President Ram Nath kovind appointed 7 New Governors for 7 states?
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Ans: 1. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik(Replaced NN Voshra)
2. Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy( Replaced Ganga Prasad).
Bihar governor Lalji Tandon(replaced Satyapal Malik).
4. Sikkim governor Ganga Prasad(replaced Shrinivas Patil).
5. Tripura governor Kaptan Singh Solanki(replaced Tathagata Roy).6. Haryana governor satyadev Narayan Arya(replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki).
7. Uttarakhand governor baby Rani Maurya(replaced.KK Paul).

139. According to the Forbes Report, Who are the highest paid Female Athletes?
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Ans: Forbes released the highest paid Female Athletes List.
1. Serena Williams - $18.1 million.
2. Dane Caroline Wozniacki - $13 million.
3. Sloane Stephens - $11.2 million.
4. Garbine Muguruza - $11 million
5. Maria Sharapova - $ 10.5 million.

138. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind appointed 7 New Governors for 7 states?
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Ans: 1. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik(Replaced NN Voshra)
2. Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy( Replaced Ganga Prasad).
3. Bihar governor Lalji Tandon(replaced Satyapal Malik).
4. Sikkim governor Ganga Prasad(replaced Shrinivas Patil).
5. Tripura governor Kaptan Singh Solanki(replaced Tathagata Roy).
6. Haryana governor Satyadev Narayan Arya(replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki).
7. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya(replaced KK Paul).

137. Recently Paytm partnered with which company for PayTM a Cloud?
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Ans: Paytm partnered with China's Company Alibaba to launch AI Based Cloud Computing platform called Paytm AI Cloud

136. World Humanitarian day observed on?
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Ans: August 19 is the World Humanitarian Day.

135. Who is the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan?
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Ans: Imran Khan is the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.

134. Asian Games 2018 begins in which country?
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Ans: Indonesia is held for Asian Games 2018.

133. Who is the New Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority?
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Ans: K. S. Srinivas is the new Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority(MPEDA)

132. Who is the president of Mali?
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Ans: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is the President of Mali. He re elected for a 5-year term.

131. Who is the richest woman in India?
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Ans: Smitha V. Chrishna is India's richest women, Who Wealth is Rs. 37,570 Crore. She is the heir of the Godrej Family and Roshni Nadar is India's 2nd richest women, who wealth is Rs. 30,200 Crore. She is the CEO and executive director at HCL

130. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes Away when he was born?
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Ans: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away on 16 August 2018 at the age of 93 years. He was born on 25-Dec-1924.



129. Who is the Brand Ambassador for Road Safety Campaign?
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Ans: Indian film actor Akshay Kumar is the Brand ambassador for Road Safety Campaigns

128. Jan Arogya Abhiyan launched on?
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Ans: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Jan Arogya Abhiyan Insurance on 15th August 2018. This Covers 5 lakh health Insurance.

127. Chandrayaan-2 Lander to be Named as?
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Ans: Chandrayaan-2 Lander to be named as Vikram
ISRO Chairman: Dr. K. Sivan

126. Who is the Rogers Cup 2018 Winner?
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Ans: Rafael Nadal is the Rogers Cup 2018 Winner.

125. India's 2nd lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 schedule on?
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Ans: India has scheduled to lunch second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on January 3, 2019.

124. Who is the new chief justice of Delhi High Court?
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Ans: Rajendra Menon is the New Chief justice of Delhi High Court

123. Who is India's Flag Bearer at Asian Games 2018?
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Ans: Neeraj Chopra is India's Flag Bearer at the Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony.

122. World Biofuel day observed on?
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Ans: 10 August is the World Biofuel Day.

121. Who is the new Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha?
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Ans: Harivansh Narayan is the new Deputy chairperson of Rajya Sabha.

120. Who won the U-20 and U-16 Football Title 2018?
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Ans: India won the U-20 and U-16 Football Title 2018.

119. National Handloom day observed on?
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Ans: 7th August is the National Handloom Day

118. Who is the new Chairman and MD of Escorts?
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Ans: Nikhil Nanda is the new Chairman and MD of the Company.

117. Who won the Gold in Asian Nations Cup 2018?
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Ans: The Indian Women Chess Team Won the Gold in the Asian Nations Cup 2018 Blitz Event

116. World's first Thermal Battery Plant large in which state in India?
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Ans: World's first Thermal Battery Plant launched in Andhra Pradesh by CM Chandrababu Naidu.

115. Which Country is the world largest stock market?
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Ans: US country is the world largest stock market and Japan became the second world largest stock market

114. What is the full form of ASEAN?
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Ans:
ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

113. Who is the new President of Zimbabwe?
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Ans: Emmerson Mnangagwa is the new President of Zimbabwe. He won the 50.8% of the total votes in Elections opposition party MDC got 44% Votes

112. Who won the women's hockey world cup 2018?
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Ans: the Nthe etherlands won the women's hockey world cup 2018.
Runner-Up: Ireland.
Venue: London UK.

111. BWF World Badminton championships 2018 Winners list?
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Ans: PV Sindhu won the silver medal in women's singles BWF 2018.
See Winners List: World Badminton Championship 2018

110. How many women judges are serving in Supreme Court?
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Ans: '3' Women Judges are Serving in Supreme Court for the Fthe first Time.
1. Indira Banerjee.
2. R. Banumathi Appointed in August 2014.
3. Indu Malhotra Appointed in April 2018.

109. What is the Name of the other world's First Hindi speaking Robot?
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Ans: 'Rashmi' is the World's Hindi Speaking Robot developed by Ranjit Srivastava.

108. According to the Fthe ortune 500 world largest companies List, How many Indian companies are in the List.
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Ans: 7 Indian companies are in fortune 500 world largest companies list. Indian Oil Corporation Occupancy(IOC) the 55th Place in top 500 List.
Top 3 companies are:
1. Walmart(USA)
2. State Grid(China)
3. Sinopec Group(China).

107. Which is the world highest capitalization company?
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Ans: Apple is the world highest capitalization company in the world.
company capital is $1 Trillion
company co-founder: Steve Jobs.

106. World junior squash championships 2018 winners list.
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Ans: World junior Squash Championship 2018 held in Chennai India.
1. Men's individual Winner Mostafa Asal from Egypt.
2. Women's individual Winner Rowan Elaraby from Egypt.
3. Men's team winner Egypt.

105. Which is the first state to implement the Biofuel Policy?
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Ans: Rajasthan is the first state to implement "Biofuel Policy" in India.
Purpose: Increase the production of oil seeds, alternate fuels, and energy resources.

104. Fields Medal (Nobel Prize) winner list in Mathematics.
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1. Indian Origin Akshay Venkatesh from Australia
2. Caucher Birkar from Iranian Kurdish.
3. Peter Scholze from Germany.
4. Alessio Figalli from Italy.

103. Who won the RBC Canadian Open Golf title 2018?
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Ans: Dustin Johnson has won the RBC Canadian Open Golf title 2018.

102. How many Basis Points of a Repo Rate hiked by RBI Monetary Policy Committee?
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Ans: RBI Monetary Policy Committee hiked repo rate by 25 Basis Points, From 6.25% to 6.50% and ➥Reverse repo rate from 6 % to 6.25%.
➥RBI Governor Urjit Patel

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