Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-17)

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Q1.Which Indian personality has been chosen for the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize?

[A] A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
[B] Kailash Satyarthi
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Sonam Wangchuk

Answer: C [Narendra Modi]

Q2.Which of the following cities is the venue of the 2018 WETEX (Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition)?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Dubai
[C] Paris
[D] New York

Answer: B [Dubai ]

Q3.Which Indian personality has been crowned the Miss Deaf Asia 2018?

[A] Deshna Jain
[B] Shree Saini
[C] Anukreethy Vas
[D] Nishtha Dudeja

Answer: D [Nishtha Dudeja]

Q4.Which Indian scientist will be honoured with the ICFA’s first-ever World Agriculture Prize?

[A] M. S. Swaminathan
[B] Jayant Narlikar
[C] C. N. R. Rao
[D] Mitali Mukerji

Answer: A [M. S. Swaminathan]

Q5.Which Indian organisation has won the 2018 UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development?

[A] Tata Trusts
[B] Reliance Industries
[C] Invest India

Answer: C [Invest India]

Q6.The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR 2018) was held in which union territory of India?

[A] Dadra & Nagar Haveli
[B] Puducherry
[C] Daman & Diu
[D] Lakshadweep

Answer: D [Lakshadweep ]

Q7.‘Druzhba-III’ has started between which of the following countries?

[A] India and Afghanistan
[B] Russia and Pakistan
[C] United States and Israel
[D] India and Bangladesh

Answer: B [Russia and Pakistan]

Q8.The 15th edition of International Dance Festival “Udbhav Utsav” was held in which city?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Gwalior
[C] Kanpur
[D] Patna

Answer: B [Gwalior]

Q9.Which of the following is the India’s first engine-less train?

[A] Train 25
[B] Train 47
[C] Train 51
[D] Train 18

Answer: D [Train 18]

Q10.Who will head the Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen legal & institutional frameworks to deal with & prevent sexual harassment at workplace?

[A] Maneka Gandhi
[B] Nirmala Sitharaman
[C] Rajnath Singh
[D] Nitin Gadkari

Answer: C [Rajnath Singh]

Q11.Which of the following is the project implementing agency of the scheme “Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS)”?


Answer: C [ICSSR]

Q12.Which of the following cities is the venue of the 11th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Pune
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi

Answer: C [New Delhi]

Q13.Which of the following countries hold their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port project?

[A] Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Iran
[B] Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan
[C] Pakistan, India and Iran
[D] India, Afghanistan and Iran

Answer: D [India, Afghanistan and Iran]

Q14.Who will chair the High Level Steering Committee to review National Indicator Framework (NIF) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

[A] Chief Statistician of India
[B] Finance Secretary
[C] Home Secretary
[D] Chief Economic Adviser

Answer: A [Chief Statistician of India ]

Q15.The 73rd Anniversary of which of the following events was observed recently on 2018 United Nations Day (UND)?

[A] Adoption of UN flag
[B] UN Charter coming in force
[C] Establishment of UN Security Council
[D] First Election to UN General Assembly

Answer: B [UN Charter coming in force]

Q16.Which city is venue of 5th edition of the Women of India National Organic Festival 2018?

[A] Bhopal
[B] New Delhi
[C] Gangtok
[D] Guwahati

Answer: B [New Delhi]

Q17.Which country is hosting the International Arya Maha Sammelan (IAMS) – 2018?

[A] United States
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] India
[D] Israel

Answer: C [India]

Q18.Which of the following is the national Coordinating Institute to implement the SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration) programme?

[A] IIT-Khargapur
[B] IIT-Bombay
[C] IIT-Madras
[D] IIT-Indore

Answer: A [IIT-Khargapur]

Q19.Which of the following are correct statements about Virat Kohli?

[A] He is the fastest batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs
[B] His last 1,000 runs came from just 11 innings, which is also a world record
[C] His strike rate at 92.5 is the highest among batsmen with 10,000 runs in one-day format
[D] All are correct

Answer: D [All are correct ]

Q20.On which date, the 2018 World Development Information Day (WDID) is observed recently?

[A] October 24
[B] October 27
[C] October 26
[D] October 25

Answer: A [October 24]

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