Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-8)

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Q1.Which state government has recently launched its own food security scheme to cover the poor people who left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA)?

[A] Odisha
[B] Assam
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Goa

Answer: A [Odisha ]

Q2.India has been ranked 5th along with which of the following countries in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, according to latest Canadian Cancer Society report?

[A] Indonesia and Malaysia
[B] Nepal and Vanuatu
[C] Hong Kong and Thailand
[D] Timor Leste and Brazil

Answer: C [Hong Kong and Thailand]

Q3.India’s tallest National flag from the average city elevation has recently installed in which city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Guwahati
[C] Gandhi Nagar
[D] Kolkata

Answer: B [Guwahati]

Q4.Thampi Kannanthanam, who passed away recently, was associated to which of the following regional cinemas?

[A] Tamil
[B] Malayalam
[C] Telugu
[D] Odia

Answer: B [Malayalam ]

Q5.The joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise “IBSAMAR 2018” has kicked off in which country?

[A] India
[B] Brazil
[C] South Africa
[D] South Korea

Answer: C [South Africa]

Q6.What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of Older Persons?

[A] Tapping the Talents of Older Persons in Society
[B] Take a Stand Against Ageism
[C] Celebrating Older Human Rights champions
[D] Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment

Answer: C [Celebrating Older Human Rights champions]

Q7.Who will head the Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine modalities for ‘calamity tax’ under GST?

[A] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[B] Narendra Singh Tomar
[C] Suresh Prabhu
[D] Sushil Modi

Answer: D [Sushil Modi]

Q8.The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) has recently concluded in which city?

[A] Gandhi Nagar
[B] New Delhi
[C] Kanpur
[D] Ahmedabad

Answer: B [New Delhi]

Q9.Which of the following women physicists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics?

[A] Lisa Randall
[B] Lisa Randall
[C] Donna Strickland
[D] Gabriela Gonzalez

Answer: C [Donna Strickland]

Q10.Who has been named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Paralympic Asian games 2018?

[A] Devendra Jhajharia
[B] Thangvellu Mariyappan
[C] Amit Kumar Saroha
[D] Girisha Nagarajegowda

Answer: B [Thangvellu Mariyappan]

Q11.Which of the following union ministries has won the ‘Swachchta Hi Seva’ award, recently?

[A] Ministry of Law and Justice
[B] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[C] Ministry of Defence
[D] Ministry of Railways

Answer: D [Ministry of Railways]

Q12.India signed $240 million loan pact with ADB for safe drinking water in which of the following districts of West Bengal?

[A] North 24 Parganas
[B] Bankura
[C] Purba Medinipur
[D] All of the above

Answer: D [All of the above]

Q13.Which of the following has been declared the cleanest government university in the Swachh Campus ranking 2018?

[A] Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
[B] Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
[C] Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi
[D] Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur

Answer: A [Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak]

Q14.Which national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign has been launched by SIDBI?

[A] Youth For Work
[C] Udyam Abhilasha
[D] e-Udyam

Answer: C [Udyam Abhilasha]

Q15.Which of the following women scientists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

[A] Christiane Volhard
[B] Ada Yonath
[C] Frances H. Arnold
[D] Carol W. Greider

Answer: C [Frances H. Arnold]

Q16.What is the theme of the 2018 World Habitat Day (WHD)?

[A] Cities and Climate Change
[B] Housing at the Centre
[C] Municipal Solid Waste Management
[D] Cities, magnets of hope

Answer: C [Municipal Solid Waste Management]

Q17.Who has been elected as the new President of Iraq?

[A] Barham Salih
[B] Fuad Masum
[C] Jalal Talabani
[D] Mashal Ajil al-Yawer

Answer: A [Barham Salih]

Q18.Which of the following cities is the venue of the first-ever General Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

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

Answer: B [New Delhi]

Q19.The 31st All India Railways Chess tournament 2018 has started in which city, recently?

[A] Tiruchirappalli
[B] Guwahati
[C] Jabalpur
[D] Kanpur

Answer: A [Tiruchirappalli ]

Q20.The world’s largest dome has recently inaugurated in which country?

[A] Israel
[B] Iran
[C] India
[D] Bangladesh

Answer: C [India]

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