IBPS Current Affairs 2018-19 July-August (Clerk/PO/MT/RRB/SO) Ques-Ans
IBPS Current Affairs
IBPS Current Affairs 2018: Every year, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts competitive exams for various posts such as Clerk/PO/MT/RRB/SO and many others. To crack any exam with good rank, you must have proper knowledge about IBPS Current Affairs.
Questions- Answers from Current Affairs are generally asked in every competitive exam such as IBPS RRB, SSC and SBI PO etc. To make your preparation stronger, we are providing IBPS Current Affairs July- August 2018 on this web page.
IBPS August Current Affairs:
By going through IBPS Guide Current Affairs August, you will come to know about what are going on in the entire world. Current affairs include all the topics related to news, entertainment, sports, gossips etc.
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IBPS Current Affairs
- Chhattisgarh CM Launch Mobile Distribution Scheme 'Mobile Tihar'
- Rajasthan Signs MoU For The 1st Cow Sanctuary in State
- US Elevated India’s Status To STA-1 To Ease Export Controls For High-Tech Product Sales
- Scientists Discover New Shape 'Scutoid' From Human Cells
- 1st Nepal-India Think Tank Summit Begins in Kathmandu
- Reliance Beats TCS to Become India's Most Valued Company
- 3rd BRICS Film Festival Concluded: Complete List of Indian Winners
- Surendra Rosha Named HSBC India CEO
- Renu Satti Quits As Paytm Payments Bank CEO
- Veteran Bengali Writer Ramapada Chowdhury Passes Away
- Unified Commanders’ Conference 2018 Starts in New Delhi
- Meghalaya Milk Mission Launched in Shillong
- Indian Railways Launches ‘Mission Satyanishtha’
- Invest India and UAE Ministry Sign MoU for Technological Cooperation
- NGT Forms Monitoring Committee For Clean Yamuna Project
- PM Modi Launched Projects Worth Rs60,000 crore in Lucknow
- International Tiger Day: 29 July
- World Day against Trafficking in Persons: 30 July
- Mohun Bagan ‘Ratna’ Conferred on Pradip Chowdhury
- ONGC Presented With INFRA Icon Award
- Yasar Dogu International, Turkey: Bajrang Punia Wins Gold
- Prabhat Koli, 1st Asian Teen to Swim UK-France Channel
- Sourabh Verma Lifts Russian Open Badminton Trophy
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Question 1: Who has taken over charge as new Director-General (DG) of National Investigation Agency (NIA)?
[A] Jainam Shah
[B] Ankit Awasthi
[C] Sharad Kumar Sinha
[D] Yogesh Chander Modi
Yogesh Chander Modi, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has taken charge as new Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA) and will hold the post till his superannuation, i.e. May 31, 2021. He succeeded Sharad Kumar Sinha, who completed his tenure on October 30, 2017.
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Question 2: Who has been appointed as the Karnataka’s first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG-IGP)?
[A] Neelmani N. Raju
[B] Minal Reddi
[C] Pooja Chandra
[D] Deepali Murthy
Neelmani N. Raju, a 1983 batch IPS officer, has been appointed as the Karnataka’s first-ever woman Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG-IGP). She will take over from Rupak Kumar Dutta, who is retiring from service.
Question 3: Who has been elected as the 95th Prime Minister of Japan?
[A] Tadamori Oshima
[B] Shinzo Abe
[C] Hirotaka Akamatsu
[D] Junichiro Koizumi
Japanese lawmakers have reelected Shinzo Abe as the country’s 95th Prime Minister on November 1, 2017 after his party won a landslide victory in last month’s general election. Abe was reelected by both Houses of the Diet. The prime minister will now form his cabinet. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reappointed all of his Cabinet Ministers, following his reelection by the Diet as country’s leader, to ensure continuity of his policies.
Question 4: Who has won the 2017 men’s singles National Badminton Championships?
[A] Kidambi Srikanth
[B] Pranaav Jerry Chopra
[C] H S Prannoy
[D] Kashyap Parupalli
H S Prannoy has won the men’s singles title at the 82nd Senior National Championship Senior National Badminton Championships in Nagpur, Maharashtra on November 8, 2017. He defeated higher ranked Kidambi Srikanth in the final by 21- 15, 16- 21, 21-7.
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Question 5: Which country to host the Organic World Congress (OWC) – 2017?
The 19th edition of Organic World Congress (OWC- 2017) will be held at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida from Nov 9-11. The International Federation of Organic Farming Movements (IFOAM) and OAFI are organizing the event where 55 seeds group from 15 Indian states will showcase 4,000 varieties of seeds. It will see the participation of 1,400 representatives from 110 countries, and 2000 delegates from India.
Question 6: The Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise “Sampriti-7” has started in which of the following states?
[A] Meghalaya and Mizoram
[B] Tripura and West Bengal
[C] Assam and Odisha
[D] Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh
The Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise “Sampriti-7” has started in its northeastern states of Meghalaya and Mizoram from November 6, 2017. This is the 7th edition of the joint training exercise, which will end on November 18. The 13-day exercise will be conducted at India’s Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram and at the Joint Training Node at Umroi in Meghalaya.
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Question 7: Who is leading the Indian delegation in the 4th India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue -2017?
[A] Smriti Irani
[B] Suresh Prabhu
[C] Thawar Chand Gehlot
[D] Jagat Prakash Nadda
The 4th India-Canada Annual Ministerial Dialogue has started in New Delhi on November 13, 2017. The Indian delegation is led by the Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu and the Canadian International Trade Minister, François-Philippe Champagne is leading the Canadian delegation.
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Question 8: The 2017 Public Service Broadcasting Day (PSBD) is celebrated on which date in India?
[A] November 11
[B] November 13
[C] November 12
[D] November 14
The Public Service Broadcasting Day (PSBD) is observed every year on November 12 to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947. He addressed the displaced people, who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition.
Question 9: Who is leading the Indian delegation in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2017 (ABIS 2017)?
[A] Nirmala Sitharaman
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Dharmendra Pradhan
[D] Arun Jaitley
The ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2017 (ABIS 2017) has started in Manila, Philippines from November 12 to serve as a platform for conversations among regional and global stakeholders in the ASEAN Economic Community. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the Indian delegation in the 3-day summit.
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Question 10: Who has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC – 2020)?
[A] Vishwapati Trivedi
[B] Vijay Prasad Dimri
[C] M L Khan
[D] Krishna S Chaturvedi
Scientist Dr Vijay Prasad Dimri has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), a global platform for the advancement of earth science, to be held in New Delhi from March 2 -8, 2020. He succeeded Shailesh Nayak. India is hosting the IGC in 2020 after a period of 56 years.
Question 11: Kunwar Narayan, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
Kunwar Narayan (90), the renowned poet in Indian literature, has passed away in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. He was honoured with many awards such as Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi (1995), Jnanpith Award (2005) and Padma Bhushan (2009).
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Question 12: Which Indian personality has been appointed as advisory board member of the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the BIS?
[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Kaushik Basu
[C] Amartya Sen
[D] Urjit Patel
RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed as advisory board member of the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). The FSI assists financial sector authorities worldwide in strengthening their financial systems. The FSI was jointly created in 1998 by the BIS and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
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Question 13: Which city is hosting the 2017 Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship (YWBC)?
[A] New Delhi
The 2017 Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship (YWBC) has started in Guwahati, Assam on November 19, 2017. Approx 200 participants from 38 countries will be seen in action in this knockout tournament. The preliminaries will take place from November 19 to 22, the semi-finals on November 24 and 25 and the finals on November 26.
Question 14: Which country’s cricket team has clinched the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup tournament?
Afghanistan U-19 cricket team has clinched the 2017 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Asia Cup tournament by defeating Pakistan in the final by 185-run at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 19, 2017. It is their first Asia Cup title.
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Question 15: Jana Novotna, the former Wimbledon tennis champion passed away. She hails from which country?
[A] Czech Republic
Jana Novotna (49), a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic, has passed away in Brno, Czech Republic on November 19, 2017. She won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon in 1998, 12 Grand Slam women’s doubles titles and four mixed doubles titles. She was also inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2005. She reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 2 in 1997, and achieved the No. 1 ranking in doubles.
Question 16: The Rani Jhansi Marine National Park (RJMNP) is located in which state/UT?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Rani Jhansi Marine National Park (RJMNP) is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and covers an area of 256.14 square kilometres. It was founded in 1996 and commemorates Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (1828-58). The park provides shelter to some very crucial wildlife and habitats which include Dugongs, Crocodiles, Marine Life, Coral Reefs, Mangroves, Terrestrial Moist forest and birds.
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Question 17: IKEA has launched its first experiential centre “IKEA Hej HOME’ in India at which city?
[C] Delhi NCR
IKEA, the Swedish furnishing retailer, has launched its first experiential centre “IKEA Hej (Hello) HOME’ in India at Hyderabad. The Hej Home, designed and set up over a six-month duration, highlights what the retailer stands for and what to expect from an IKEA store. It is an exhibition of IKEA products and solutions which its future customers can actually buy it from its store (in Hyderabad) in spring 2018.
Question 18: David Cassidy, the noted singer has passed away. He hailed from which country?
[B] United States
David Cassidy (67), the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom ‘The Partridge Family’, and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, has passed away in Florida, United States on November 21, 2017.
Question 19: Ritu Phogat has clinched silver in which category at the under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship-2017 in Poland?
Ritu Phogat has clinched the silver medal in Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland. She lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout of women’s 48 kilogram category. In Semifinal, Ritu defeated Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points to reach the finals. Ritu had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in 2016.
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Question 20: Which country to host 36th International Geological Congress (IGC – 2020)?
[D] Sri Lanka
The 36th edition of International Geological Congress (IGC – 2020) will be held in New Delhi, India in the year 2020. The event is being jointly funded by the Ministry of Mines (MoM) and Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) with the active support of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the Science Academies of the other neighbouring co-host countries – Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
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