Current Affairs 25-08-2018

  1. Which IIT has launched an exclusive incubator “Fabless Chip Design Incubator (FabCI)” to boost chip design?

[A] IIT Hyderabad
[B] IIT Bombay
[C] IIT Delhi
[D] IIT Madras

  1. Which Indian female tennis player has won bronze in women’s singles at the 18th Asian Games 2018?

[A] N. Sikki Reddy
[B] Ashwini Ponnappa
[C] Ankita Raina
[D] Karman Kaur Thandi

  1. Which of the following cities is the venue of the 2018 India Banking Conclave (IBC)?

[A] Chennai
[B] New Delhi
[C] Indore
[D] Pune

  1. Who heads the steering committee which recently submitted ‘Making India 5G Ready’ report to government?

[A] Aruna Sundararajan
[B] Vinod Tawde
[C] Waqar Ali
[D] AJ Paulraj

  1. The Government of India (GoI) has decided to lift ban on retail sale of which life saving drug from September 2018?

[A] Nialamide
[B] Metformin
[C] Oxytocin
[D] Cyclosporine

  1. The Copernicus project, under which wind-sensing satellite “Aeolus” has been launched recently, is a joint project of __:

[A] European Union and European Space Agency
[D] Roscosmos and ISRO

  1. Vijay Chavan, who passed away recently, was associated to which of the following regional cinemas?

[A] Tamil
[B] Marathi
[C] Odia
[D] Telugu

  1. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed which committee to decide Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite plant?

[A] A K Goel committee
[B] Aruna Sundararajan committee
[C] M S Sivan committee
[D] S J Vazifdar committee

  1. The book “No Spin” is the autobiography of which veteran cricketer?

[A] Anil Kumble
[B] Muttiah Muralitharan
[C] Shane Warne
[D] Bishan Singh Bedi

  1. The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) has launched an initiative to save cultural heritage in flood-devastated Kerala. Where is the headquarters of ICOMOS?

[A] Geneva
[B] Paris
[C] London
[D] New York


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