Current Affairs Quiz: October 1, 2018

Current Affairs 1 October 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 30 September 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of September 30, 2018

  1. Who will head the committee which has been formed to ensure that the legislation is in tune with the changing business environment?
    A)Dipak Misra
    B)Subash Chandra Khuntia
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Injeti Srinivas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has formed a Competition Law Revire Committee to ensure that the legislation is in tune with the changing business environment. The Committee will be headed by Injeti Srinivas, Secretary of the Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

  2. International Art Summit 2018 is to be held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Bhopal
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Over 20 artists from across the globe will showcase their works at a week-long International Art Summit in NewDelhi starting from October 4-10, and are open for public participation.

  3. Which state government announced the creation of a new district “Niwari”?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Sikkim
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government announced the creation of a new district “Niwari”. The new district would include three tehsils of the present Tikamgarh district – Niwari, Orchha and Prithvipur. The government’s decision will come into effect from October 1.

  4. Recently,a massive earthquake hit island Sulawesi.Where is this island located?
    A)Australia
    B)Indonesia
    C)Japan
    D)South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

  5. Which organization released SAFER , a new initiative and technical package outlining five high-impact strategies that can help governments reduce the harmful use of alcohol?
    A)United Nations
    B)Ministry of Health
    C)World Health Organization(WHO)
    D)World Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The WHO released SAFER a new initiative and technical package outlining five high-impact strategies that can help governments reduce the harmful use of alcohol and related health, social and economic consequences.

  6. Who won the boys under 13 title in the 25th Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship in Chennai?
    A)Deepak Mishra
    B)Yuvraj Wadhwani
    C)Anas Ali Shah
    D)Pankaj Kapoor
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Yuvraj Wadhwani defeated Anas Ali Shah of Pakistan in the final to win the boys under 13 title in the 25th Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship in Chennai.

  7. Who won Russian Grand Prix 2018?
    A)Valtteri Bottas
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Nico Rosberg
    D)Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) won the Russian Grand Prix after Mercedes’ other driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia.

  8. Who was unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust Of India?
    A)Ajay Sharma
    B)Vijay Kumar Chopra
    C)N.Ravi
    D)Abhay Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    N.Ravi,Publisher and former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, has been unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust Of India. Also,Vijay Kumar Chopra Chief Editor of the Punjab Kesari Group of newspapers, was elected Vice Chairman.

  9. Elon Musk agreed to step down as chairman.He was the former chairman of which company?

    A)Bajaj
    B)IBM
    C)General Motors
    D)Tesla

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tesla chief executive Elon Musk agreed to step down as chairman of the electric car maker he founded.

  10. Recently, Manoharsinh Jadeja passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran politician Manoharsinh Jadeja who had served as finance minister in the erstwhile Congress government in Gujarat has passed away. He was 83.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s International Translation Day on Sep 30 ,2018?
    A) Translation :”Promoting Cultural Heritage in Changing Times”.
    B)Connecting Worlds
    C)Translation and Diversity
    D)Diversity in Translation
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Translation Day is celebrated every year on 30 September on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators. The theme of International Translation Day 2018 is “Translation :Promoting Cultural Heritage in Changing Times”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Tesla?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)California
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Press Trust Of India?
    A)Ahmadabad
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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