Current Affairs Quiz: October 10, 2018

Current Affairs 10 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram at his native village Sampla in Haryana’s Rohtak district.

  2. The Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium has recently been built in which country with Indian grant assistance of Rs 300 millon?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium built with Indian grant assistance of Rs 300 millon at the University of Ruhuna, Matara in the Southern Province, was dedicated to the people of Sri Lanka.

  3. Which state will be the partner state for this year Goa International Film Festival?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    This year Goa International Film Festival from 20th to 28th of November will have Jharkhand as a partner state.

  4. Which state launched the Chief Minister’s Sashakt Kisan Yojana and Chief Minister’s Krishi Samuh Yojana?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh Government launched the Chief Minister’s Sashakt Kisan Yojana and Chief Minister’s Krishi Samuh Yojana in Itanagar.

  5. Veena Sendre has been chosen as India’s first Miss Trans Queen.She belongs to which state?

    A)Jharkhand
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Chhatisgarh
    D)Bihar

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veena Sendre from Chhatisgarh has been chosen as India’s first Miss Trans Queen.

  6. Which state government launched a mobile application “Maha Madat” which will use modern technology to analyse the drought situation in the state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Karnataka
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra Government launched a website and a mobile application which will use modern technology to analyse the drought situation in the state by collecting data on rainfall, crop situation and underground water.

  7. Who recently resigned from the post of US Ambassador to the United Nations?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Scott Brown
    C)Woody Johnson
    D)Nikki Haley
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley resigned directly to President Donald Trump. She served as US Ambassador to the United Nations since 2017.

  8. Hurricane Michael recently hit which country?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Australia
    D)Cuba
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hurricane Michael hits the western tip of Cuba with strong winds and heavy rains as it whipped through the Yucatan Channel on its way to the Gulf of Mexico.

  9. Global average sea-level could rise by nearly how much feet by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high?

    A)11 ft
    B)8 ft
    C)12 ft
    D)10 ft

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global average sea-level could rise by nearly eight feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high.

  10. Which country successfully test-fired Ghauri Ballistic missile?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pakistan successfully test-fired Ghauri Ballistic missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1300 kilometers.

  11. According to IMF’s World Economic Outlook report,India will grow at how much percent in FY19?
    A)7.6 percent
    B)7.5 percent
    C)7.3 percent
    D)7.4 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF said India will grow 7.3 percent in FY 19 and 7.4% in FY20.
  12. Which organization has acquired Glint,a California based employee engagement company?
    A)Facebook
    B)LinkedIn
    C)Google
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has acquired Glint,a California based employee engagement company that helps organisations get feedback from employees.

  13. Which social networking site was shutdown recently over a reported failure to reveal a security issue that affected hundreds of thousands of accounts?
    A)Orkut
    B)Snapchat
    C)Google plus
    D)Facebook
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Google’s social network, Google plus, was announced by the tech giant to be shutting down over a reported failure to reveal a security issue that affected hundreds of thousands of accounts.

  14. Who won her 30th WTA Singles title with victory over Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the China Open final in Beijing?

    A)PV Sindhu
    B)Caroline Marin
    C)Maria Sharapova
    D)Caroline Wozniacki

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Caroline Wozniacki won her 30th WTA Singles title with victory over Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the China Open final in Beijing.

  15. Para Asian Games 2018 are being held in which country?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Indonesia
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India bagged 3 more gold with two coming from athletics in a rich haul of 11 medals to maintain its eighth spot on the third day of competitions at the Para Asian Games in Jakarta,Indonesia.

  16. Fourth edition of the Youth Olympic Games 2022 will held in which city?

    A)Kiev
    B)Dakar
    C)Paris
    D)Kabul

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Olympic Committee had announced that the fourth edition of the Youth Olympic Games will be held in Dakar,Senegal.

  17. 2018 Youth Olympics Games are being held in which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Argentina
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s won their first-ever gold medal at the 2018 Youth Olympics Games in Buenos Aires,Argentina with Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifting 150 kg in Men’s 62 kg weightlifting on his last attempt for a combined 274kg. This is India’s first-ever gold medal at the Youth Olympics.

  18. Who has become India’s first judo medallist at the Olympic level, claiming a silver at the ongoing Youth Games after losing to Venezuela’s Maria Giminez in the finals of the women’s 44 kg category?

    A)Thangjam Tababi Devi
    B)Kalpana Devi
    C)Garima Chaudhary
    D)Heena Singh

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Thangjam Tababi Devi became India’s first judo medallist at the Olympic level, claiming a silver at the ongoing Youth Games after losing to Venezuela’s Maria Giminez in the finals of the women’s 44 kg category.

  19. Which two players were nominated for the Women’s Tennis Association Player of the Year Award?
    A)Simona Halep and Naomi Osaka
    B)Naomi Osaka and Maria Sharapova
    C)Angelique Kerber and Steffi Graf
    D)Serena Williams and Steffi Graf
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Number one Simona Halep and Japan’s Naomi Osaka are among the players nominated for the Women’s Tennis Association Player of the Year Award.
  20. Well known poet MN Paloor passed away recently.He was poet of which language?
    A)Hindi
    B)Tamil
    C)Odia
    D)Malayalam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Well-known Malayalam poet MN Paloor passed away at his residence at Kovoor in Kozhikode.

  21. What is the theme of this year’s World Post Day 2018?
    A)Imagine you are a letter travelling through time.
    B)Innovation,Integration and Inclusion
    C)Imagine you are an Advisor to world
    D)Access and Sharing Knowledge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in the Swiss Capital, Bern. It started in 1969. Since then, countries all over the world take part in celebrations to highlight the importance of the postal service.The theme for 2018 is “Imagine you are a letter travelling through time.What message do you wish to convey to your readers?”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Cuba?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)Havana
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  3. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Japan
    B)Switzerland
    C)USA
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B

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