Current Affairs Quiz: October 2018 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-1)

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Q1.Sanya Richards-Ross, who will be event ambassador for the Airtel Delhi half marathon, is from which country?

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

Answer: B [United States]

Q2.Which Indian personality has been appointed the Chairman of the Working Committee (WoCo) and Director on the Board of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)?

[A] Rajnish Kumar
[B] M K Sharma
[C] Girish Chaturvedi
[D] Vikram Limaye

Answer: D [Vikram Limaye]

Q3.India has recently elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The headquarters of UNHRC is located at _?

[A] Geneva
[B] Paris
[C] New York
[D] Berlin

Answer: A [Geneva]

Q4.The ancient city “Prayaga” was renamed as “Allahabad” by which Mughal emperor?

[A] Akbar
[B] Aurangzeb
[C] Humayun
[D] Shah Jahan

Answer: D [Shah Jahan]

Q5.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]

Q6.What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, according to UNCTAD’s latest report “Trade and Development Report”?

[A] 6.7%
[B] 7.2%
[C] 7.0%
[D] 7.4%

Answer: C [7.0%]

Q7.Which of the following states police have decided to conduct joint operations and share information to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE)?

[A] Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
[B] Chhattisgarh and Odisha
[C] Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
[D] Odisha and Andhra Pradesh

Answer: D [Odisha and Andhra Pradesh]

Q8.Who has won the 2018 New Academy Prize in Literature, which is formed in protest to the Nobel Literature Prize?

[A] Haruki Murakami
[B] Maryse Conde
[C] Neil Gaiman
[D] Kim Thuy

Answer: B [Maryse Conde]

Q9.‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ national campaign has been launched for which purpose?

[A] Safe Food
[B] Healthy Drink
[C] Hygienic Locality
[D] Secure Travelling

Answer: A [Safe Food]

Q10.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 ]

Q11.Which of the following will become the 2nd Indian state after Rajasthan to set up Ministry for cows?

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

Answer: B [Madhya Pradesh]

Q12.Natwar Thakkar, who passed away recently, was the renowned Gandhian from which state?

[A] Tripura
[B] Nagaland
[C] Mizoram
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: B [Nagaland ]

Q13.Who has won the 2018 Shanghai Masters Tennis tournament?

[A] Roger Federer
[B] Borna Coric
[C] Novak Djokovic
[D] Andy Murray

Answer: C [Novak Djokovic]

Q14.On which date, the 2018 World Students’ Day (WSD) is observed recently?

[A] October 15
[B] October 16
[C] October 19
[D] October 18

Answer: A [October 15]

Q15.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 ]

Q16.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]

Q17.Who has been adjudged man-of-the-tournament at the 2018 Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament?

[A] Harsh Tyagi
[B] Ayush Badoni
[C] Prabh Simran Singh
[D] Yashasvi Jaiswal

Answer: D [Yashasvi Jaiswal ]

Q18.What is the theme of the 2018 International Day For Disaster Reduction?

[A] Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement
[B] Reducing Disaster Economic Losses
[C] Home Safe Home
[D] Resilience is for Life

Answer: B [Reducing Disaster Economic Losses]

Q19.Which cricket statistican has authored the book “Indian Sports: Conversations and Reflections”?

[A] Sanjay Manjrekar
[B] Jatin Sapru
[C] Sushil Doshi
[D] Vijayan Bala

Answer: D [Vijayan Bala]

Q20.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]

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