Current Affairs Quiz – August 06 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – August 06 2018

1.Which Indian golfer won his first title on the European Tour in the form of the Fiji International championship?
a) Jeev Milkha Singh
b) Jyoti Randhawa
c) Arjun Atwal
d) Gaganjeet Bhullar

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Answer d) Gaganjeet Bhullar. Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won his first title on the European Tour in the form of the Fiji International championship, almost 12 years after turning a professional golfer. Bhullar, who was playing his 106th European Tour event in Fiji, also became the fifth Indian golfer to win on the European Tour. Notably, Bhullar sank five birdies and an eagle

2. Asian Games 2018 will be held at_________.
a) Malaysia
b) Indonesia
c) Singapore
d) Bangladesh

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Answer b) Indonesia. Indonesia’s Capital city Jakarta and the city of Palembang on Sumatra will jointly host Asian Games from August 18, 2018.

3. Which cricketer has topped in ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen?
a) Dinesh Karthik
b) Virat Kohli
c) Murali vijay
d) Suresh Raina

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Answer b) Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli scored 149 and 51 in India’s 31-run defeat at Edgbaston and went up by 31 points which helped him as the top-ranked batsman.

4. Karman Kaur Thandi is associated with____________.
a) Tennis
b) Badminton
c) Track Events
d) Swimming

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Answer a) Tennis. Karman Kaur Thandi, 20-year-old Delhi girl, jumped 32 places and now ranked 200th in the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) list. In April, India’s top singles player Ankita had broken into the top-200 and is now ranked 195 (-4).

5. Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana was launched in ________.
a) Ahmedabad
b) Mumbai
c) Bihar
d) Patna

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Answer c) Bihar. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched ‘Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana’, a scheme for the girl child. The scheme will provide Rs.54,100 for a girl child from her birth until she graduates.

6. Which country won Women’s Hockey Tournament?
a) Spain
b) India
c) Netherlands
d) Australia

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Answer c) Netherlands. Kitty van Male, top scorer at the Women’s Hockey Tournament. Spain won the third-place match by beating Australia 3-1 to claim their first ever World Cup medal. India finished the tournament at the 8th spot.

7. Rajan Nanda passed away at 76, who was a chairman of__________.
a) Eicher Motors
b) Sonalika Group
c) Ashok Leyland
d) Escorts

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Answer d) Escorts. 3. Escorts Group Chairman Rajan Nanda dies at 76 . Engineering company Escort Group’s Chairman Rajan Nanda passed away on Sunday at the age of 76 after a brief illness.

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