Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-18)

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Q1.Who will be conferred with the 2016 Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony?

[A] Satish Gupta
[B] Rajkumar Singhajit Singh
[C] Ram Vanji Sutar
[D] Sachida Nagdev

Answer: C [Ram Vanji Sutar]

Q2.The Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH 2018) will be organized by UNESCO MGIEP in association with which state government?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

Answer: A [Andhra Pradesh]

Q3.India and its which neighboring country have recently signed pacts for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity?

[A] Myanmar
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] Nepal
[D] Bangladesh

Answer: D [Bangladesh ]

Q4.Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved an MoU between India and which country to constitute a Joint Working Group (JWG) on fintech?

[A] Indonesia
[B] Singapore
[C] Maldives
[D] Sri Lanka

Answer: B [Singapore ]

Q5.Which noted author has bagged the first-ever JCB Prize for literature?

[A] Shubhangi Swarup
[B] Benyamin
[C] Anuradha Roy
[D] Perumal Murugan

Answer: B [Benyamin ]

Q6.Which Indian journalist has won the first place in the English category of Schizophrenia Research Foundation’s (SCARF) media for mental health reporting award?

[A] Vikram Chandra
[B] Jyoti Shelar
[C] Nalini Singh
[D] Radhika Roy

Answer: B [Jyoti Shelar]

Q7.Under which sea, the world’s oldest known intact shipwreck has been discovered by an international team of maritime archaeologists?

[A] Red Sea
[B] Caribbean Sea
[C] South China Sea
[D] Black Sea

Answer: D [Black Sea]

Q8.Which country has topped the list of countries for travel destination in 2019, as per Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Germany
[C] Zimbabwe
[D] Jordon

Answer: A [Sri Lanka]

Q9.What is the theme of the 2018 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)?

[A] Combating Corruption – Technology as an enabler
[B] Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India
[C] My Vision-Corruption Free India
[D] Promoting Good Governance: Positive contribution of vigilance

Answer: B [Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India]

Q10.Which state government has decided to ban the sale of glyphosate formulations?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Punjab
[D] Meghalaya

Answer: C [Punjab ]

Q11.The political party registered under which section of the Representation of the People Act (RPA) of 1951 shall be eligible to receive the Electoral Bonds?

[A] Section 29A
[B] Section 38A
[C] Section 21A
[D] Section 24A

Answer: A [Section 29A ]

Q12.Former Delhi CM Madan Lal Khurana has recently passed away. He also served as Governor of which state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Jharkhand

Answer: B [Rajasthan]

Q13.The researchers of which country have develop web-based tool to monitor fake news on Facebook & Twitter?

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

Answer: B [United States]

Q14.Which Indian player has clinched the 2018 World Billiards Championship title at Leeds in UK?

[A] Subhash Agarwal
[B] Geet Sethi
[C] Sourav Kothari
[D] Pankaj Advani

Answer: C [Sourav Kothari]

Q15.The Enforcement Directorate (ED) works under which union ministry ?

[A] Ministry of Defence
[B] Ministry of Finance
[C] Ministry of External Affairs
[D] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Answer: B [Ministry of Finance]

Q16.Which Indian woman table tennis player has won silver at Under-21 Belgium Open?

[A] Archana Kamath
[B] Ayhika Mukherjee
[C] Moumita Dutta
[D] Poulomi Ghatak

Answer: B [Ayhika Mukherjee]

Q17.The researchers of which IIT has launched India’s first indigenously-developed microprocessor?

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

Answer: D [IIT-Madras]

Q18.Which IIT has recently organised the ‘Young Innovators Programme YIP 2018’ ?

[A] IIT-Bombay
[B] IIT-Kharagpur
[C] IIT-Madras
[D] IIT-Kanpur

Answer: B [IIT-Kharagpur]

Q19.India has recently donated 3 lakh Dollars for peacekeeping initiative of which organization on issues of conduct & discipline?

[A] UN
[B] International Peace Bureau
[D] International Committee of the Red Cross

Answer: A [UN]

Q20.India’s largest Dry Dock will come in which of the following Shipyards?

[A] Mazagon Dock
[B] Cochin Shipyard
[C] Goa Shipyard
[D] Hindustan Shipyard

Answer: B [Cochin Shipyard]

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