Current Affairs Quiz – August 24 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – August 24 2018

1. Who is the current PM of Australia?
a) Scott Morrison
b) Malcolm Turnbull
c) Nelson Andrews
d) Nicolo Sebastian

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Answer a) Scott Morrison. Liberal Party leader Scott Morrison was elected Australia’s fifth Prime Minister in five years after successfully challenging the leadership of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

2. Who has become Japan’s first female fighter pilot?
a) Yuna Riosushima
b) Hinata Mei
c) Misa Matsushima
d) Koharu Hina

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Answer c) Misa Matsushima. First Lieutenant Misa Matsushima became Japan’s first female fighter pilot, having completed her training earlier this week. The 26-year-old will be stationed at the Nyutabaru Air Base and begin flying F-15 fighter jets.

3. India Banking Conclave 2018 held in ___________.
a) Mumbai
b) Allahabad
c) Bangalore
d) New Delhi

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Answer d) New Delhi. Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the government Think Tank NITI Aayog organised two-day ‘India Banking Conclave’ (IBC) in New Delhi between August 23 and August 24, 2018.

4. Aeolus satellite has been launched at_________.
a) Russia
b) France
c) Japan
d) USA

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Answer b) France. This satellite will be put into orbit at an altitude of 320 kilometers (200 miles) above the Earth which will track global winds, allowing for improved weather forecasting.

5. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is situated in____________.
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Mumbai
c) Kolkata
d) Hyderabad

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Answer b) Mumbai.

6. Who is the new brand ambassador of Sanjay Gandhi National Park?
a) Raveena Tandon
b) Twinkle Khanna
c) Shilpa Shetty
d) Ajay Devgan

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Answer a) Raveena Tandon. Actor Raveena Tandon creates awareness about its initiatives like 50 crore tree plantation drive, eco-tourism in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), conservation of leopards

7. Mizzima media is associated from which country?
a) Vietnam
b) Thailand
c) Myanmar
d) Nepal

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Answer c) Myanmar. Prasar Bharati and Mizzima Media of Myanmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost centuries old ties between India and Myanmar. It will also strengthen India’s soft power in its neighbourhood.

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