Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-5)

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Q1. Recently which ministry has set up an internal committee which will provide suggestions to Indian government on framing a national policy on artificial intelligence (AI)?

A] Union Ministry of Culture
B] Union Ministry of Communication
C] Union Ministry of AYUSH
D] Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Answer: D[ Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology]

Q2. A committee with how many members has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?

A] Twenty
B] Five
C] Seven
D] Twelve

Answer: B[ Five ]

Q3. Recently Rajasthan State Government under Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has passed Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and this ordinance provides how many days immunity to the officers?

A] 120 days
B] 80 days
C] 180 days
D] 50 days

Answer: C[ 180 days ]

Q4. Recently which state government announced to double the ex-gratia amount for police officials martyred on duty?

A] Uttar Pradesh
B] Madhya Pradesh
C] Gujarat
D] Bihar

Answer: A[ Uttar Pradesh]

Q5. Recently which state government has decided to rename the dental clinic at Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad after Aarushi Talwar, who was murdered at the age of 14 at her residence in 2008?

A] Rajasthan
B] Uttar Pradesh
C] Punjab
D] Haryana

Answer: B[ Uttar Pradesh]

Q6. Every year all over India ‘Police Commemoration Day’ observed on __.

A] October 21
B] October 22
C] October 20
D] October 19

Answer: A[ October 21]

Q7. Recently which country passes legislation to legalize medical plant marijuana?

A] Brazil
B] Argentina
C] Peru
D] Bolivia

Answer: C[ Peru]

Q8. Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme is a scheme introduced for _.

A] BPL accounts
B] Girl child savings
C] SC & ST Savings
D] Pension schemes

Answer: B[ Girl child savings]

Q9. On 21st October 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) clarified that linking of __ to bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Maintenance of Records).

A] BPL Card
B] Phone Number
C] Aadhaar Card
D] Email Id

Answer: C[ Aadhaar Card]

Q10. According to 10th KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting, which country has emerged as the top country for reporting corporate social responsibility information in the annual financial report of companies?

A] Bangladesh
B] Bhutan
C] China
D] India

Answer: D[ India ]

Q11. The name of the playback singers who will be awarded Lata Mangeshkar Award 2018.

A] Shreya Ghosal and Sunu Nigam
B] Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
C] Neha Kakkar and Arijit Singh
D] Kavita Krisna Murthi and Kumar Sanu

Answer: B[ Alka Yagnikand Udit Narayan]

Q12. Who is the richest sports personality in the world, according to the latest Forbes’ Rich List?

A] Lionel Messi
B] Cristiano Ronaldo
C] Virat Kohli
D] Roger Federer

Answer: B[ Cristiano Ronaldo]

Q13. Recently who was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland?

A] Sibi George
B] Renu Patkar
C] Selva Naik
D] Arundhati Kumari

Answer: A[ Sibi George ]

Q14. Recently who is appointed as the new CEO of Malaysia Airlines?

A] Felipe Gozon
B] Vinay Dube
C] Izham Ismail
D] Gunupati Venkata Reddy

Answer: C[ Izham Ismail]

Q15. Recently which Indian women cricketer has signed a 1 year big bash League contract with Hobart Hurricanes?

A] Veda Krishnamurthy
B] Ekta Bisht
C] Jhulan Goswami
D] Harmanpreet Kaur

Answer: A[ Veda Krishnamurthy ]

Q16.Which warship has become the India’s first warship to install solar panels on board?

[A] INS Vindhyagiri
[B] INS Godavari
[C] INS Sarvekshak
[D] INS Sindhudurg

Answer: C [INS Sarvekshak]

Q17.Which city to host India’s first sport theme literary festival ‘SporTale’?

[A] Shillong
[B] Pune
[C] Chennai
[D] New Delhi

Answer: B [Pune]

Q18.Who is author of the book “A Great Reckoning[ A Chief Inspector Gamache Thriller”?

[A] James
[B] Bimal Phukan
[C] K K Paul
[D] Louise Penny

Answer: D [Louise Penny]

Q19.Which country to host 2018 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup?

[A] New Zealand
[B] India
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] England

Answer: D [England]

Q20.What is the theme of 2018 BRICS Summit?

[A] BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future
[B] Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions
[C] BRICS Partnership[ A Powerful Factor of Global Development
[D] None of the above

Answer: A [BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future]

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