Current Affairs Quiz: October 16, 2018

Current Affairs 16 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. India’s first portal for agri biz learning launched in which city?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Warangal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad Andrew Fleming launched the SRiX Agri Business Academy,India’s First agri and food business online learning platform, at SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) Campus, Warangal.

  2. India and China have launched their first joint programme for which country to train its diplomats?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Pakistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and China have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats.

  3. Who will head the panel that will study issues at IL & FS ?
    A)AB Rai
    B)SB Zaware
    C)Ajay Singh
    D)BR Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chartered accountants’ apex body The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has constituted a nine-member panel to study the systemic issues in the IL&FS crisis, amid the government intensifying efforts to address the problems at the diversified group.The nine-member panel is headed by S B Zaware.

  4. The Election Commission of India introduced which unique based mobile app in the upcoming assembly polls?
    A)c-vigil
    B)m-vigil
    C)b-vigil
    D)c-viral
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Election Commission of India is introducing the unique internet based mobile app C-Vigil in the upcoming assembly polls.
  5. Which university took first spot on Reuters’ list of the World’s most innovative universities for the consecutive year?
    A)University of HongKong
    B)Imperial College
    C)Cambridge University
    D)Stanford University
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Stanford University takes first place on Reuters’ list of the World’s most innovative universities for the consecutive year, holding fast to its ranking by consistently producing new patents and papers that influence researchers around the globe.

  6. 2018 Youth Olympic Games held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Argentina
    C)Mexico
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Under 18 men’s and women’s Hockey team finished their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with siver medals at Buenos Aires,argentina.

  7. Who won Shanghai Masters Title 2018?
    A)Rafael Nadal
    B)Roger Federer
    C)Novak Djokovic
    D)Borna Coric
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Novak Djokovic won a record 4th Shanghai Masters Title over 13th-seeded Borna Coric.

  8. Who clinched their second Puttaiah Memorial Cup after a 2-1 win over Madras Engineering Group (MEG)?
    A)Kolkata FC
    B)Chennai FC
    C)Bengaluru FC
    D)Lucknow FC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru FC clinched their second Puttaiah Memorial Cup after a 2-1 win over Madras Engineering Group (MEG) in the final of the 2018 edition of the competition at the Bangalore Football Stadium in Bengaluru.

  9. Which Indian player won his second Challenger level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyyes Varela?
    A)Somdev Devvarman
    B)Yuki Bhambri
    C)Leander Paes
    D)Mahesh Bhupathi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Leander Paes won his second Challenger level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyyes Varela.

  10. Who has been named for this year’s Hridyanath Award for Lifetime Achievement?
    A)Mohammed Zamir Himayat
    B)Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi
    C)Mohammed Amir
    D)Mohammed Alhar Ul Dahri
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Award winning music director Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, famous as “Khayyam”, has been named for this year’s Hridyanath Award for Lifetime Achievement.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Rural Women?
    A)Development of Rural Women and social protection for gender equality
    B)Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
    C)Gender Gap and empowerment of rural women and girls
    D)Challenges and opportunities in climate-resilient agriculture for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    On October 15,the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Rural Women. This year the theme is “Sustainable infrastructure,services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”.
  12. A book titled “Lalu Leela” penned by whom which was released in Patna recently?
    A)Rajnath Singh
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Sushil Kumar Modi
    D)Narendra Modi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A book titled “Lalu Leela” penned by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi was released in Patna.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Afghanistan?
    A)Uganda
    B)Bishkek
    C)Kabul
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option C

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