Current Affairs 12-07-2018

1.What is the theme of the 2018 World Population Day (WPD)?

[A] Family planning – Say what you need
[B] Family Planning – Call for people
[C] Family Planning – Save Earth
[D] Family planning is a human right

2.The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched which movement for healthier FMCG food products?

[A] The Eat Right Movement
[B] The Eat Healthy Movement
[C] The Eat Safe Movement
[D] The Eat Calculative Movement

3.Which Indian destination has bagged the 4th best tourist spot in Lonely Planet’s top five “2018 Best in Asia” list?

[A] Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
[B] Ajanta Caves
[C] Western Ghats 
[D] Bhimbetka Rock Shelters

4.What is the India’s rank in the 2018 Global Innovation Index (GII)?

[A] 85th
[B] 60th
[C] 44th
[D] 57th

5.Which telecom company has become the India’s first Mobile operator to launch Internet Telephony Services in India?

[B] Reliance Jio
[C] Vodafone
[D] Idea

6.Who is the newly appointed President of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)?

[A] Furqan Qamar
[B] Ranbir Singh
[C] Sandeep Sancheti
[D] P. B. Sharma

7.M. Venkaiah Naidu became the first Chairman of Rajya Sabha to sign an MOU. He signed an agreement with which country for promoting inter-parliamentary dialogue?

[A] Egypt
[B] Rwanda
[C] Spain
[D] Argentina

8.The Union Government has granted the Institutions of Eminence (IoEs) status to which of the following public sector universities?

[A] IIT-Bombay
[B] IIT-Kanpur
[C] IIT-Kharagpur
[D] IIT-Kolkata

9.Which Indian naval ship has become the first-ever warship to enter port of Sabang in Indonesia?

[A] INS Vikramaditya
[B] INS Sumitra
[C] INS Sahyadri
[D] INS Viraat

10.Which state has topped the ‘Ease of doing business’ rankings, as per State Business Reform Assessment 2018?

[A] Telangana
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Gujarat

  1. Plants which are adapted to grow in soils containing high concentration of salt are known as:

[A] Xerophytes
[B] Mesophytes
[C] Halophytes
[D] Thallophytes

  1. Saffron’ is obtained from which among the following parts of the plant?

[A] Stigma
[B] Anther
[C] Stamen
[D] Pollen

  1. Which among the following is not a ‘heriditary’ disease?

[A] Thalessemia
[B] Colour-Blindness
[C] Haemophilia
[D] Leukemia

  1. Anemophily’ is pollination by :

[A] Birds
[B] Wind
[C] Ants
[D] Bats

  1. Penicillin’ which is used as an antibiotic is obtained from :

[A] Bacteria
[B] Fungi
[C] algae
[D] Lichens







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