Important GK questions and Current Affairs Quiz 2018 for this year competitive exams

Important GK questions and Current Affairs Quiz for this year competitive exams

Important Current Affairs Quiz for government jobs competitive exams :-

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Here we collect current affairs from News papers like Indian express, Times of India, The Hindu, Economics/Business times and from other internet sources, google news.

Our main objective is to provide our readers latest national affairs, international affairs, sports news, political updates, new appointments, awards & honors, government new schemes, yojana & programs, banking affairs, science technology latest updates, day to day current GK.

Important Current Affairs GK questions for this year government jobs competitive exams

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz National and international topics –

Q. The Australian government has recently awarded 3 Indian origin women scientists under the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). They are
Ans. Devika kamath (astrophysicist), Asha rao (cyber mathematics expert) and Onisha patel (cancer research)
Q. Which Indian women cricketer won the ‘women cricketer of the year’ and ‘women ODI player of the year’ under the ‘Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award’
Ans. Smriti mandhana
Q. For the 3rd time who became the PM of Bangladesh
Ans. Sheikh hasina
Q. Who appointed as the new Information Chief Commissioner
Ans. Sudhir bhargava
Q. Who recently retired from the post of senior most Supreme court judge
Ans. Justice Madan B Lokur
Q. International Dance and Music festival will be take place in
Ans. Cuttack, Odisha
Q. Who will get the ‘National Nritya Shiromani award’ in the ‘International Dance and Music festival’
Ans. Anindita neogy anaam

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz – Sports topics

Q. Which Indian fast bowler became the highest international wicket taker 2018
Ans. Jasprit bumrah
Q. Which Indian wicket keeper became the first player to take 20 catches in a Test series
Ans. Rishabh pant
Q. Recently a state declared to create an Adhyatmik Vibhag (spiritual department) in its government, the name of the state is
Ans. Madhya pradesh
Q. A ‘Goat fertility’ lab will be set up in which state
Ans. Uttar pradesh
Q. Recently the ‘Ross island of Andaman and Nicobar’ was renamed in which name
Ans. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz – Government yojana, schemes and programs

Q. On December 30, a new initiative ‘Ujjwala sanitary napkin’ launched in which state
Ans. Odisha
Q. Now government can monitor online grocery and food operators with their delivery platforms. Which Indian organization/authority has declared the guidelines.
Ans. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Q. ISRO recently launched a program for students to engage them in space science related activities. The name of the program is
Ans. Samwad
Q. Who has been appointed as new President of Brazil
Ans. Jair Bolsanaro
Q. Who got the ‘Shankar Vaidya Shree Award’
Ans. Dr. Rajan deshpande

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz – New appointments

Q. Who has been appointment as Chief justice in Telangana high court 
Ans. Justice TBN Radhakrishnan (Thottathil Bhaskaran Nair Radhakrishnan)
> Justice Praveen Kumar – Acting chief justice of Telangana high court
Q. Who has been appointment as Chairman of Railway Board
Ans. VK Yadav
Q. From 1st January 2019, which state got its separate high court
Ans. Andhra pradesh
Q. On 31st December 2018, two countries officially quit UNESCO (due to some anti-Israel bias issues). The name of these 2 countries are
Ans. USA and Israel
Q. Who has been appointment as CEO and MD of Axis bank
Ans. Amitabh chaudhry
Q. NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) space craft which covered the farthest flyby (6.5 billion km from Earth) is
Ans. New Horizons
Q. DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) day is observed on
Ans. 1st January
Q. Government recently developed a panel which suggested AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) not to set up new engineering colleges from the year 2020. This panel is headed by
Ans. BVR Mohan reddy
Q. Olympics chart –
Ans. 2020 summer olympics – Tokyo, Japan
2022 winter olympics – Beijing, China
2024 summer olympics – Paris, France

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz – Science and business

Q. Recently a country announced to impose ‘GAFA tax’ on internet giant companies like google, facebook, amazon, apple. Now they have to pay a fair share of taxes in Europe. The name of the country which introduced this ‘GAFA tax’ is 
Ans. France
Q. What is the theme for this year ‘Indian Science Congress’ 2019
Ans. Future India : Science and technology
Q. Recently KALIA [The Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation] scheme was launched for farmers in which state
Ans. Odisha
Q. Where did the Indian Science Congress 2019 took place
Ans. Lovely professional university, Punjab (3rd to 7th January 2019)
Q. ‘Samwad with students’ program launched by
Ans. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)
Q.  New Secretary of Competition Commission of India (CCI)
Ans. P.K.Singh
Q. Recently the R R Lakshya Cup 2018 shooting tournament tool place in
Ans. Mumbai
Q. The Veer Savarkar International Airport is now declared as immigration check post. This airport is located in
Ans. Andaman and nicobar islands
Q. Recently Allahabad city in Uttar pradesh was proposed to be renamed. The proposed name was
a. ram vihar
b. mithila
c. prayagraj
d. ayodhya
Ans. c
Q. Recently Vijaya bank and Dena bank got merge with which bank
Ans. Bank of baroda
Q. Who has been appointed as the new director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF)
Ans. Saurabh kumar
Q. Due to huge debt of state, recently which state’s Chief minister (CM) banned the purchase of new air conditioners and vehicles
Ans. Madhya pradesh
Q. Who is the new Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)
Ans. Justice A.K.Sikri
Q. Brazil New President
Ans. Jair bolsonaro

Current Affairs 2018 Quiz – Important topics covered

Q. Who has been awarded with ‘Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award’ in Literature (lifetime achievement)
Ans. Manoj das
Q. New acting chairman of LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India)
Ans. Hemant bhargava
Q. Recently Delhi high court has declared that a Transgender can register Sexual harassment. This law is under which section
Ans. Section 354A
Q. Who got the ‘National Geospatial Award for Excellence 2017’
Ans. Jayanta kumar ghosh
> Award given by Indian Society for Remote Sensing
> He is an IIT professor
Q. Recently ‘Krishi Krishak Bondhu’ scheme launched in which state
Ans. West bengal
Q. Recently RBI (Reserve bank of India) set up the U.K.Sinha committee for which purpose
Ans. for the economic and financial sustainability of the MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) sector
Q. Recently which financial institution started delivering money/premium receipt to its customers through Whatsapp
Ans. Bharti AXA Life Insurance
Q. Recently Pakistan declared a hindu religious site at Peshawar as National heritage site of Pakistan. The site name is
Ans. Panj Tirath in Peshawar
Q. Recently SBI Life insurance tied-up with which bank/financial organization to offer financial planning solution to its customers
Ans. Syndicate bank
Q. David Norquist appointed as acting deputy defence secretary of
Ans. United States
Q. Recently a space Robotic probe became the first spacecraft to land on the face of Moon. The name of the space probe is
Ans. Chang’e 4 (of China)
Q. The 27th World book fair will be held in 
Ans. New delhi
> This year theme – “Readers with special needs”
Q. Recently Scientists of IIT Guwahati developed a kit which can test freshness of which liquid
Ans. Milk
Q. Recently 7 Oil public sector undertakings (PSUs) signed MoU with IIT Bombay for setting up a centre of excellence. These 7 PSUs are
Ans. Indian Oil Corp (IOC),
Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC),
GAIL India Ltd,
Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL),
Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL),
Oil India Ltd and
Engineers India Ltd.
Q. Scientists have developed a device which will work as a pacemaker and can monitor Brain’s electrical activity. The name of the device is
Ans. WAND (Wireless artifact-free neuromodulation device)
Q. The ‘Go green initiatives’ is taken by which central organization
Ans. Indian railways
Q. Recently who has been appointed as acting deputy defence secretary of United States
Ans. David Norquist
> Presently he is working as comptroller and CFO (chief financial officer)
Q. Recently a deadly storm hits Philippines and brought deadly landslides and heavy rains. The name of the storm is
Ans. Usman storm
Q. Recently who broke Sachin tendulkar’s record and score fastest 19000 international runs
Ans. Virat kohli
Q. Recently Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch the phase/part 2 of which mission on February 2019 to the moon
Ans. Chandrayaan-2
Q. Recently a Bengali writer and Sahitya Akademi awardee passes away. His/her name is
Ans. Dibyendu Palit
Q. Recently Sachin Tendulkar’s coach and Dronacharya awardee passes away. His/her name is
Ans. Ramakant Achrekar 

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