Current Affairs July 2018


1.The 2018 International Tiger Day (ITD) is observed on which date? [A] July 29 [B] July 28 [C] July 30 [D] July 31

2.BajrangPunia has clinched gold in which wrestling category at the 2018 YasarDogu International tournament? [A] 68kg [B] 57kg [C] 85kg [D] 71kg

3. Which Indian journalist has authored the book “Eleventh Hour” to pay tribute to the men in uniform? [A] Karan Thapar [B]ArunShourie [C] Hussain Zaidi [D] MadhuTrehan

4.Indian mountaneerShivangi Pathak has recently scaled which highest peak of Africa? [A] Mt Speke [B] Mt Stanley [C] Mt Gurage [D] Mt Kilimanjaro

5.Who has become the world’s oldest verified living person? [A] Kane Tanaka [B] ChiyoMiyako [C] Nabi Tajima [D] Jeanne Calment

6.Which Indian shuttler has lifted the 2018 men’s singles Russian Open Badminton trophy? [A] H S Prannoy [B] KidambiSrikanth [C] SourabhVerma [D] Rohan Kapoor

7.Which renowned historian authored the book “Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World (1914-1948)”? [A] RomilaThapar [B] M G S Narayanan [C] Sanjay Subrahmanyam [D] RamachandraGuha

8.Who of the following Indians have won the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award? [A] ThodurMadabusi Krishna and SanjivChaturvedi [B] Bharat Vatwani and SonamWangchuk [C] DevduttPattanaik and RamachandraGuha [D] MedhaPatkar and KailashSatyarthi

9.Which country is hosting the 10th edition of BRICS Summit 2018? [A] South Africa [B] Brazil [C] Russia [D] China

10.Pawan Shah, who is in news recently, is associated with which sports? [A] Badminton [B] Cricket [C] Hockey [D] Basketball

11.Who is the author of the book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling the Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni”? [A] NuwanKulasekara [B] Vijaya Kumar [C] Jagdish Singh Rajput [D] Bharat Sundaresan

12.Who has won the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix tournament? [A] KimiRaikkonen [B] Sebastian Vettel [C] ValtteriBottas [D] Lewis Hamilton

13.The 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas 2018 has celebrated on which date? [A] July 25 [B] July 26 [C] July 24 [D] July 28

14.Who has been declared as the best male athlete in the 15th National Youth Athletics Championships 2018? [A] JaydeepRathod [B] Navtejdeep Singh [C] Dhanvir Singh [D] V.A. Shashikanth

15.The Langshiang Falls is located in which state? [A] Tripura [B] Arunachal Pradesh [C] Meghalaya [D] Nagaland

16.FakharZaman, who has become the fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs, is belong to which country? [A] Bangladesh [B] Australia [C] Pakistan [D] South Africa

17.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue new 100 Rupee notes with motif of which UNESCO World Heritage site? [A] Sanchi Stupa [B] Rani Ki Vav [C] Hampi [D] Konark

18. Under whose captain ship, the Indian Kabaddi team clinched the 2018 Kabaddi Masters Dubai title? [A] Ajay Thakur [B] MonuGoyat [C] Surjeet Singh [D] Pradeep Narwal

19.Which Indian personality has been crowned the Miss Asia (Deaf) 2018 ? [A] Deshna Jain [B] Pratista Sharma [C] SonaliBhargav [D] Chandra PrabhaKumari

20.Who has been named as the 2017 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year in the men’s category? [A] AnirudhThapa [B] C R Srikrishna [C] Sunil Chhetri [D] Subrata Pal

21.Which state police has launched drive to bust an international smuggling racket of pangolin? [A] Assam [B] Odisha [C] Meghalaya [D] Tripura
22.Which of the following is the official mascot for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games? [A] Someity [B] Keito [C] Zabivaka [D] Miraitowa

23.Which Indian wrestler clinched gold in 74 kg freestyle category in junior Asian wrestling Championships 2018? [A] Deepak Punia [B] Mohit Sharma [C] SurajRajkumarKokate [D] Sachin Rathi

24. Which country’s team has won the 2018 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy? [A] Belgium [B] Argentina [C] Australia [D] India

25.Which Indian sportsperson has clinched historic men’s singles gold at Asia Badminton Junior Championship 2018? [A] LakshyaSen [B] Pranav Chopra [C] Sameer Verma [D] KunlavutJadeja

26.Afghan player Samira Asghari has been nominated for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership. She is associated with which sports? [A] Football [B] Sprint [C] Basketball [D] Boxing

27. Which of the following National parks has become the largest habitat of the endangered estuarine crocodiles in India? [A] Jim Corbett National Park [B] Bhitarkanika National Park [C] Ranthambore National Park [D] Nagarhole National Park

28.VireshKundu has won bronze in which Greco-Roman wrestling category at the 2018 Asian Junior Championships in New Delhi? [A] 97kg category [B] 86kg category [C] 69kg category [D] 78kg category

29.Which country to host the biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise “Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18)”? [A] India [B] Australia [C] Canada [D] Japan

30.Recently, the Supreme Court has stated that women have the constitutional right to enter the famous Sabarimala temple. The temple is located in which state? [A] Tamil Nadu [B] Karnataka [C] Andhra Pradesh [D] Kerala

31.The 2018 Nelson Mandela International Day (NMID) is observed on which date? [A] July 17 [B] July 19 [C] July 18 [D] July 16

32.Which committee has been constituted by the Union Government to synergise National Cadet Corps (NCC) and National Service Scheme (NSS)? [A] ParagMotwani committee [B] Jagrati Ray committee [C] Milind Zaidi committee [D] Anil Swarup committee

33.Who received the Golden Ball award for best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup? [A] Luka Modric [B] KylianMbappe [C] Harry Kane [D] ThibautCourtois

34.Which of the following missiles of India is a “supersonic cruise missile”? [A] Agni-V [B] BrahMos [C] Prithvi-III [D] Aakash

35.‘I am not afraid of English’ initiative has been launched by which state recently? [A] Rajasthan [B] Haryana [C] Punjab [D] Uttarakhand

36.Which country’s President has been invited as chief guest in the 2019 Republic Day of India? [A] Japan [B] United States [C] Maldivies [D] Portugal

37.Who has won the 2018 women singles’ Wimbledon tennis tournament? [A] Maria Sharapova [B] SimonaHalep [C] Angelique Kerber [D] Serena Williams

38.India has become the newest member of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Where is the headquarter of EBRD? [A] Berlin [B] Geneva [C] London [D] Paris

39.Hima Das, who has created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under- 20 Athletics Championships, is belong to which state? [A] Punjab [B] Assam [C] West Bengal [D] Jharkhand

40.Who has become the 2nd Indian mountaineer to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world? [A] MalavathPurna [B] Premlata Agarwal [C] SatyarupSiddhanta [D] Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu

41. Which Indian cricketer has recently inducted into ICC Cricket Hall Of Fame? [A] Sachin Tendulkar [B] SauravGanguly [C] V V S Laxman [D] Rahul Dravid

42.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

43.Who will lead Indian men’s hockey squad in the 18th Asian Games 2018? [A] Chinglensana Singh Kangujam [B] BirendraLakra [C] PR Sreejesh [D] Rupinder Pal Singh

44.Which Indian gymnast has clinched a gold in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup 2018 in Turkey? [A] AnkitaKumari [B] Aruna Reddy [C] DipaKarmakar [D] Deepa Malik

45. Who has won the 2018 men’s singles Malaysian Open Badminton tournament? [A] SrikanthKidambi [B] Tommy Sugiarto [C] KentoMomota [D] Lee Chong Wei

46.Which novel has won the 2018 Golden Man Booker Prize? [A] In a Free State [B] The English Patient [C] Wolf Hall [D] Moon Tiger

47.Which state High Court has declared the entire animal kingdom as legal entity in the State? [A] Uttar Pradesh [B] Maharashtra [C] Rajasthan [D] Uttarakhand

48.BajrangPunia has clinched gold in which weight category at the 2018 Tbilisi Grand Prix? [A] 86kg category [B] 65kg category [C] 74kg category [D] 57kg category 49.The famous cultural festival “Behdienkhlam 2018” was celebrated in which state? [A] Mizoram [B] Tamil nadu [C] Meghalaya [D] Himachal Pradesh

50.Who has become the first serving Indian Army officer to complete Ironman competition? [A] Manoj Pandey [B] Balwan Singh [C] VikramDogra [D] Udi Adam


Answer Key
1. A 2. D 3. C 4. D 5. A 6. C 7. D 8. B 9. A 10. B
11. D 12. D 13. B 14. C 15. C 16. C 17. B 18. A 19. A 20. C
21. B 22. A 23. D 24. C 25. A 26. C 27. B 28. A 29. B 30. D
31. C 32. D 33. A 34. B 35. B 36. B 37. C 38. C 39. B 40. C
41. D 42. C 43. C 44. C 45. D 46. B 47. D 48. B 49. C 50. C

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