481Which state has decided to rename its new capital Naya Raipur to Atal Nagar in honour of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on August 16?
Ans : Chhattisgarh
482Who was appointed as the Governor of Sikkim?
Ans : Ganga Prasad
483The 6th International Buddhist Conclave 2018 was held in which city from 24th August?
Ans : Aurangabad
484For which upcoming election the Supreme Court has scrapped the use of 'None Of The Above' (NOTA) option?
Ans : Rajya Sabha election
485Who has become the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games?
Ans : Vinesh Phogat
486High Court of which state has ordered the CBSE to publicise 'no homework, no bag' rule for Class I & II?
Ans : Tamil Nadu
487Who was conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
Ans : Gopalkrishna Gandhi
488Which Indian wrestler won gold in the 65kg men’s category on the first day of Asian Games 2018?
Ans : Bajrang Punia
489Name the indigenously developed Helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile which was successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran?
Ans : HELINA
490The Barak 8 missile defence system is a joint venture of India and which country?
Ans : Israel
491Which state will observe September as the "month of nutrition" to create awareness among people living in the state about nutrition?
Ans : Rajasthan
492Name the Managing Director and CEO of Allahabad Bank who was dismissed by the Central Government in relation with the Nirav Modi bank fraud case?
Ans : Usha Ananthasubramanian
493Name the former Indian cricket captain who passed away on August 15, 2018?
Ans : Ajit Wadekar
494Name the former Lok Sabha speaker and the 10-time Member of Parliament (MP) of the Lok Sabha who passed away recently?
Ans : Somnath Chatterjee
495Which bank recently introduced Iris Scan Authentication for Aadhaar-based transactions through micro ATMs?
Ans : Axis Bank
496Which Bollywood actor was appointed by the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari as the brand ambassador of road safety campaign in India?
Ans : Akshay Kumar
497Who has become the first woman chief justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court?
Ans : Gita Mittal
498Name the former Prime Minister of India who passed away on August 16, 2018?
Ans : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
499Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announced a 50 per cent reservation for _________ in the upcoming recruitment of 9500-10000 jawans for the Railway Protection Force (RPF), in a bid to create more employment opportunities.
Ans : women
500Who has been elected as the new deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
Ans : Harivansh Narayan Singh
501Name the DMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister who passed away on August 7, 2018?
Ans : M Karunanidhi
502On which day 76th anniversary of Quit India movement was observed across India?
Ans : 8th August
503On which day National Handloom Day is celebrated in India?
Ans : 7th August
504Which committee recommended that Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) should seek power to tap phone calls?
Ans : TK Viswanathan committee
505The world’s first-ever facility to create thermal batteries was inaugurated in which state?
Ans : Andhra Pradesh
506What was India's rank in the Global Innovation Index 2018?
Ans : 57
507High Court of which state recently banned the commercial use of elephants?
Ans : Uttarakhand
508Who was awarded Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for the year 2017?
Ans : Bhartruhari Mahtab
509Which country hosted the fourth BIMSTEC Summit from 30 to 31 August 2018?
Ans : Sri Lanka
510Which organisation recently launched world's first public blockchain bond named bond-i?
Ans : World Bank
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