Current Affairs Quiz: November 14, 2018

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  1. The 17th ASEAN Economic Community(AEC) Council Meeting was held in which country?
    A)USA
    B)Singapore
    C)Australia
    D)Austria
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 17th ASEAN Economic Community(AEC) Council Meeting was held in Singapore as part of the 33rd SEAN Summit and Related Summit Meetings.

  2. India and Russia will hold joint military exercise “INDRA 2018” in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gwalior
    D)Jhansi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Russia will hold joint military exercises in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh from November 18. “Exercise Indra 2018” will begin at the Babina Field Firing Ranges.

  3. “Samudra Shakti”exercise is a exercise between India and which other country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Nepal
    C)Indonesia
    D)Brazil
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The first bilateral naval exercise named “Samudra Shakti” between the Indian and the Indonesian Navies was inaugurated in Surabaya,Indonesia giving further momentum to bilateral strategic partnership.

  4. DG Carbons Roadshow programme was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New York
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Government has set up a state of the art National Data Repository. Disclosing this at the DG Carbons Roadshow programme in Abu Dhabi Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said it is a database of all the geo-scientific data of hydrocarbon resources in the country.

  5. Two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Global Cooling Prize an international competition to incentivise the development of a residential cooling technology that will have at least five times (5x) less climate impact than the standard Room Air Conditioning(RAC)was announced at the inaugural session of the two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit in New Delhi.

  6. The two-day RCEP Inter Sessional Ministerial Meeting concluded in which country?
    A)Russia
    B)UK
    C)Singapore
    D)USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The two-day RCEP Inter Sessional Ministerial Meeting concluded in Singapore.
  7. North east first floating water handloom huts were inaugurated in which state?
    A)Manipur
    B)Mizoram
    C)Meghalaya
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    North east first floating water handloom huts were inaugurated in Loktak Lake in Bishnupur district of Manipur.
  8. Who became the first Indian to climb Mt Giluwe,the 2nd highest mountain in Papua New Guinea?
    A)Mohan Singh Kohli
    B)Arunima sInha
    C)Santosh Yadav
    D)Satyarup Siddhanta
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta became the first Indian to climb Mt Giluwe,the 2nd highest mountain in Papua New Guinea.
  9. The world’s largest brain like supercomputer has been switched on for the first time.Name it?
    A)SpiNNaker
    B)PFlops
    C)Titan
    D)ORnL
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest supercomputer designed to work in the same way as the human brain has been switched on for the first time. The newly formed million-processor-core Spiking Neural Network Architecture(SpiNNaker) machine is capable of completing more than 200 million million actions per second, with each of its chips having 100 million transistors.

  10. Indian e-commerce CEO Binny Bansal resigned.He was the former CEO of which company?
    A)Amazon
    B)Snapdeal
    C)Flipkart
    D)Paytm
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian e-tail major Flipkart Group’s Chief Executive Officer Binny Bansal(CEO) resigned from the post

  11. All India Football Federation(AIFF) to setup high performance centre in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Odisha Government and the All India Football Federation(AIFF) have signed MoU that will see the coastal state hosting several youth teams of the national team and academies including the setting up of a high performance centre in Odisha.
  12. Who was awarded with Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 ?
    A)Mohan Das
    B)Debansh Jah
    C)S Srinivasan
    D)Dr Debabhuson Borah
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The prestigious Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 in Assam has been given to young writer-critic Dr Debabhuson Borah for his book on literary criticism titled “Nirbochan”.

  13. Recently,which former Supreme Court Judge and Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh and Odisha High Court passed away?
    A)Sailendu Nath Phukan
    B)TN Srinivsan
    C)Debjani Shah
    D)HJ Kania
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Supreme Court Judge and Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh and Odisha High Court Sailendu Nath Phukan away in upper Assam’s Jorhat district.

  14. Recently,TN Srinivasan passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Writer
    C)Economist
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent economist TN Srinivasan, known for being one of the key advocates of the 1991 economic reforms passed away in Chennai at the age of 85.

  15. Recently Singer Chitta Jena passed away.He was the singer of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Tamil
    C)Bengali
    D)Sanskrit
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent Odia Singer Chitta Jena passed away at a hospital in Cuttack following a brief illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When was All India Football Federation founded?
    A)1935
    B)1937
    C)1940
    D)1941
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Zurich
    B)New York
    C)Amsterdam
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Flipkart?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Bengaluru
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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