Current Affairs Quiz: October 25, 2018

Current Affairs 25 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. India,Iran and which other country held their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port, project during which they reviewed its implementation?
    A)Australia
    B)Japan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India,Afghanistan and Iran held their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port, project during which they reviewed its implementation. The meeting assumes significance as the strategically-located port on the energy-rich Iran’s southern coast was coming under the ambit of US sanctions on Tehran.

  2. PM Modi launched which application which will enable IT professionals and organisations to bring their efforts towards social causes and service to society on one single platform?
    A)Main Nahin Hum
    B)Hum He Na
    C)Hum Panch
    D)Main and Hum
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    PM Modi launched a portal and app, Main Nahin Hum, which will enable IT professionals and organisations to bring their efforts towards social causes and service to society on one single platform.

  3. As per Asian Development Bank Report,which country has most outward migrants in 2017?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Most of the international migrants in 2017 were from India, followed by China and Bangladesh, an Asian Development Bank report titled “Asian Economic Integration Report 2018”said. The report further said as many as one third of international migrants were from Asia in 2017.

  4. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government constituted a 4 member group of ministers “to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent sexual harassment at workplace”.Who will head this committee?

    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Rajnath Singh
    D)Smriti Irani

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government constituted a 4 member group of ministers headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh “to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent sexual harassment at workplace.

  5. The Union Cabinet approved an agreement signed with which organization for cooperation in the social and labour sphere?
    A)BRICS
    B)ADB
    C)World Bank
    D)AIIB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved an agreement signed among BRICS Nations for cooperation in the social and labour sphere

  6. The Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018 opened in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018 opened in NewDelhi.The theme of the 2-day summit is, “Connecting Farmers to Market”.

  7. Which government decided to introduce “Pashu Sanjeevani Sewa” ?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana Government has decided to introduce “Pashu Sanjeevani Sewa” in the state under which free of cost quality veterinary services and health care facilities for the livestock would be made available at the doorstep of livestock farmers through mobile veterinary clinics.

  8. Which company launched a 3,000-tonne training ship for the Indian Coast Guard(ICG), which will be delivered in May next year?
    A)Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
    B)Goa Shipyard Limited
    C)Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    D)Reliance Naval and Engineering
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Anil Ambani-led shipbuilder Reliance Naval and Engineering(RNEL) launched a 3,000-tonne training ship for the Indian Coast Guard(ICG), which will be delivered in May next year.

  9. The 2018 UN Day Concert will be held in which city?
    A)London
    B)Tokyo
    C)NewYork
    D)Dubai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2018 UN Day Concert will be held in the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in NewYork.The theme is “Traditions of peace and Non Violence”.

  10. Recently,Hurricane Willa hit which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Indonesia
    C)Mexico
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico’s Pacific mainland with 195 kph winds, hitting an area of beach towns, fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony.

  11. Which bank has received capital infusion of Rs 728 crore from the government in lieu of preferential allotment of shares?
    A)Central bank of India
    B)Syndicate Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Public sector Syndicate Bank said it has received capital infusion of Rs 728 crore from the government in lieu of preferential allotment of shares.

  12. Which payments bank recently been allowed to open new accounts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after it submitted the compliance report to the central bank after almost 5 months of being barred?

    A)Jio Payments Bank
    B)Fino Payments Bank
    C)Airtel Payments Bank
    D)Paytm Payments Bank

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    After almost five months of being barred from adding new customers, Fino Payments Bank, one of India’s first payments banks has been allowed to open new accounts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after it submitted the compliance report to the central bank.

  13. Which player is now the fastest man in the history of ODI cricket to reach 10,000 runs?
    A)David Warner
    B)Joe Root
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli is now the fastest man in the history of ODI cricket to reach 10,000 runs. The Indian skipper reached the landmark on his way to his 37th ODI ton in the Vizag ODI against the West Indies.

  14. Who won in men’s singles Liuzhou International Challenger in Guangyuan City,China?
    A)Rohan Bopanna
    B)Leander Paes
    C)Kidambi Srikanth
    D)Prajnesh Gunneswaran
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Seventh seed Indian Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India defeated Johan Tatlot of France in closely contested straight sets 6-4, 7-5 in the men’s singles of the 50,000 dollar in Liuzhou International Challenger in Guangyuan City,China.

  15. The first edition of North East Olympic Games 2018 held in which city?
    A)Tripura
    B)Gangtok
    C)Imphal
    D)Guwahati
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh declared open the first edition of North East Olympic Games 2018 at main Stadium Khuman Lampak Sports Complex,Imphal.
  16. Who was appointed as interim director of CBI?
    A)DP Kohli
    B)M Nageshwar Rao
    C)Alok Verma
    D)Anil Sinha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has intervened to stabilise the Central Bureau of Investigation by appointing M Nageshwar Rao as the interim Director, CBI.

  17. Who was promoted as FIH International Technical Official by the FIH Officials Committee?
    A)Ashwani Kumar
    B)Manoj Sinha
    C)Rohini Bopanna
    D)Arijit Sinha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hockey India congratulated Rohini Bopanna on being promoted as FIH International Technical Official by the FIH Officials Committee.

  18. Which body has won the UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development?
    A)Energy Star
    B)Invest India
    C)India Energy
    D)EESL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Invest India , the country’s investment promotion body, has won the UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development.

  19. Which country’s PM has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018?
    A)UK
    B)Canada
    C)India
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.

  20. Who will receive the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture in New Delhi?
    A)Raymond Jones
    B)MS Swaminathan
    C)Valery Karpounin
    D)G Nammalvar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan will receive the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture in New Delhi.

  21. Who has been awarded the prestigious ‘Indian National Science Academy Teachers Award 2018”?
    A)Prof Shyam Lal Prasad
    B)Dr Dev Burman
    C)Avnish Rai
    D)Ashis Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tezpur University professor Ashis Mukherjee has been awarded the prestigious ‘Indian National Science Academy Teachers Award 2018” for his consistent and high-level of teaching, and inspiring and mentoring students to take up careers in Science and Technology.

  22. Who is the winner of the first edition of Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India’s richest literary prize?

    A)Chetan Bhagat
    B)Benyamin
    C)Shahnaz Habib
    D)Arundhati Roy

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Benyamin,the author of “Jasmine Days” , translated from Malayalam into English by Shahnaz Habib, is the winner of the first edition of Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India’s richest literary prize.

  23. When is UN Day celebrated?
    A)24 October
    B)25 October
    C)23 October
    D)24 September
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

  24. When is World Development Information Day celebrated?
    A)28 November
    B)23 August
    C)26 October
    D)24 October
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The main aim of this day is to disseminate information and mobilize public opinion, particularly among young people, in order to create awareness of the problems of development, promoting efforts in the sphere of international cooperation for development.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Afghanistan?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Astana
    C)Kabul
    D)Bishkek
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. When was Asian Development Bank founded?
    A)1966
    B)1980
    C)1985
    D)1967
    View Answer
    Option A

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