Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-11)

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Q1.Who is the author of the book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi And His India”?

[A] Shashi Tharoor
[B] Sanjay Baru
[C] Piyush Goyal
[D] Ravi Mantha

Answer: A [Shashi Tharoor]

Q2.Kishour Giri, who passed away recently, was the noted singer and music director from which state?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Odisha

Answer: B [Assam]

Q3.Which sports personality has been honoured with the Ramineni Foundation’s outstanding person award?

[A] Sakshi Malik
[B] Pullela Gopichand
[C] Dipa Karmakar
[D] P V Sindhu

Answer: B [Pullela Gopichand]

Q4.As per which section of the Representation of the People Act 1951, the Election Commission of India (ECI) to fill casual vacancies in Karnataka but not in Andhra Pradesh?

[A] Section 153A
[B] Section 154A
[C] Section 151A
[D] Section 152A

Answer: C [Section 151A]

Q5.Which Indian organisation has recently organised Workshop on ‘Best Practices in International Arbitration’ in New Delhi?

[C] Press Council of India
[D] NITI Aayog

Answer: D [NITI Aayog]

Q6.The Government of India (GoI) with the support of which organization is organizing the ‘2nd World Conference on Access to Medical Products – Achieving the SDGs 2030’?


Answer: A [WHO]

Q7.Who has become the first shooter from India to claim a gold at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics?

[A] Manu Bhaker
[B] Tushar Mane
[C] Mehuli Ghosh
[D] Anjum Moudgil

Answer: A [Manu Bhaker ]

Q8.What is the India’s rank at the 2018 Henley Passport Index?

[A] 91st
[B] 81st
[C] 71st
[D] 61st

Answer: B [81st ]

Q9.The researchers of which country have developed the world’s first bio-electronic medicine?

[A] Germany
[B] United Kingdom
[C] United States
[D] France

Answer: C [United States]

Q10.Who has been appointed the new Solicitor General of India?

[A] Ranjit Kumar
[B] Kunal Mangal
[C] Tushar Mehta
[D] Pankaj Jain

Answer: C [Tushar Mehta]

Q11.What is the theme of the 2018 World Mental Health Day (WMHD)?

[A] Mental health in the workplace
[B] Psychological First Aid
[C] Dignity in Mental Health
[D] Young people and mental health in a changing world

Answer: D [Young people and mental health in a changing world]

Q12.Which Indian armed force has launched an innovative mobile health App ‘MedWatch’?

[A] Indian Air Force
[B] Indian Navy
[C] Indian Army
[D] Indian Coast Guard

Answer: A [Indian Air Force]

Q13.What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of the Girl?

[A] With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
[B] Empower Girls: Before, during and after crises
[C] Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls
[D] The Power of Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Answer: A [With Her: A Skilled Girl Force]

Q14.India’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery will be set up in which state, where ethanol will be produced from rice straw?

[A] Assam
[B] Odisha
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Punjab

Answer: B [Odisha]

Q15.What is the India’s rank in the 2018 Oxfam world inequality index?

[A] 168th
[B] 133rd
[C] 147th
[D] 135th

Answer: C [147th]

Q16.Which of the following is the venue of the 17th edition of Old World Theatre festival 2018?

[A] Guwahati
[B] Pune
[C] Kolkata
[D] New Delhi

Answer: D [New Delhi]

Q17.Which Indian sportsperson has clinched Gold in the 10-metre air pistol event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games?

[A] Anish Bhanwala
[B] Shardul Vihan
[C] Saurabh Chaudhary
[D] Rushiraj Barot

Answer: C [Saurabh Chaudhary]

Q18.Which Indian sportsperson has clinched men’s individual recurve gold at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Para-Games?

[A] Harvinder Singh
[B] Mariyappan Thangavelu
[C] Mohammed Yasser
[D] Monu Ghangas

Answer: A [Harvinder Singh]

Q19.Which state Prison department has rolled out a smart video- calling facility for female prisoners and inmates lodged at open jails?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Chhattisgarh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Odisha

Answer: C [Maharashtra]

Q20.Which state government has decided to set up anti-terrorist force ‘Kavach’?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Haryana
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
[D] Sikkim

Answer: B [Haryana]

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