Current Affairs Quiz: November 01, 2018

Current Affairs 1 November 2018 Quiz

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  1. What is the height of the Statue of Unity which is built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Narmada District?
    A)190m
    B)182m
    C)180m
    D)175m
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The statue of Unity,a 182 metre giant structure built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, has been inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The imposing monument, touted as the world’s tallest statue, is twice the height of Statue of Liberty and is built on an islet, Sadhu Bet, near the Sardar sarovar Dam in Narmada District.

  2. Which will be the 71st country to sign and 48th country to ratify the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework?

    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Japan
    D)China

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japan will be the 71st country to sign and 48th country to ratify the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework.
  3. Which country will be the partner country for 25th DST-CII Technology to be organized in 2019?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Turkey
    D)USA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kingdom of Netherlands will be the Partner country for 25th DST-CII Technology to be organized in 2019, announced Dr.Harsh Vardhan,, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment,Forest and Climate Change.

  4. Which country inaugurates “Little India Gate”, , the first-of-its-kind structure in the country?
    A)UK
    B)Norway
    C)Indonesia
    D)Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nearly 7,000 people gathered in northern Indonesia to witness the inauguration of “Little India Gate’, the first-of-its-kind structure in the country which recognises the contribution of Indian community in the development of Medan city.

  5. Who will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organised by the Uttar Pradesh Government on November 6?
    A)Kim Ung Yong
    B)Kim Jung Sook
    C)Kim Un
    D)Kim Taenhung
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    South Korean first lady Kim Jung-Sook will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organised by the Uttar Pradesh Government on November 6.

  6. Who has resigned from from his position as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India(FTII)?
    A)Irfan Khan
    B)Pradeep Sinha
    C)Anupam Kher
    D)Satish Kaushik
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor Anupam Kher has resigned from his position as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India(FTII) because of his acting commitments.

  7. Which space agency has retired his planet hunter,the kepler space telescope?
    A)NASA
    B)SpaceX
    C)ISRO
    D)CNSA
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kepler Space Telescope has run out of fuel and will be retired after a 9.5 year mission in which it detected thousands of planets beyond our solar system and boosted the search for worlds that might harbour alien life.

  8. Which country has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects?
    A)USA
    B)Seychelles
    C)Austria
    D)Australia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects.

  9. What is India’s rank in “Ease of Doing Business” 2018 ranking?
    A)60th
    B)77th
    C)100th
    D)81st
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has jumped 23 places in ease of doing business ranking. It was at 100th place last year and now it is at 77th rank.

  10. Who won the Asian Snooker Tour 2018?
    A)Mark Selby
    B)John Higgins
    C)Ju Reti
    D)Pankaj Advani
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ace cueist Pankaj Advani won the Asian Snooker Tour by defeating Ju Reti of China in Jinan.

  11. Who has been named as the brand ambassador of the upcoming 10th edition of the International Boxing Association Women World Championship?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)Mary Kom
    C)Geeta phogat
    D)Sarjubala Devi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Five-time world champion Mary Kom has been named as the brand ambassador of the upcoming 10th edition of the International Boxing Association Women World Championship.
  12. Who will be awarded 2018 Gleitsman award by Harvard University?
    A)Bindeshwar Pathak
    B)Tasaku honjo
    C)Malala Yousafzai
    D)James Allison
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard university for her work promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School says she will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman award at a December 6 ceremony.

  13. When is National Unity day celebrated?
    A)Nov 2
    B)Nov 1
    C)Oct 31
    D)Oct 30
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was introduced by Government of India in 2014.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Seychelles?
    A)Amsterdam
    B)Victoria
    C)London
    D)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Seychelles?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option D

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