Current Affairs Quiz: October 26, 2018

Current Affairs 26 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs(STAPCOR-2018) was held in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Sikkim
    C)Lakshadweep
    D)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs(STAPCOR-2018) with theme “Reef for Life”was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr.Harsh Vardhan at Bangaram coral Island of Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

  2. How much amount was allocated to the scheme that was launched in New Delhi for promoting research in social sciences?
    A)190 cr
    B)300 cr
    C)200 cr
    D)250 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD) launched a scheme in New Delhi in which it will be spending Rs 200 crore for promoting research in social sciences.

  3. As per Supreme Court order, no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from which year?

    A)2020
    B)2019
    C)2025
    D)2022

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court said that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1,2020.

  4. Who has been elected as new President of Cameroon?
    A)Philemon Yang
    B)Paul Biya
    C)John Fru
    D)Bello Bouba
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has been re-elected for a 7th term, the country’s constitutional council said, extending his 36-year rule over the nation.

  5. Who have been elected as the new President of Ethiopia?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Meles Zenawi
    C)Abiy Ahmed
    D)Sahle Work Zewde
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eitiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle Work Zewde as the country’s first female president.

  6. Nasscom, the IT industry body, has signed a partnership with which government of under which the two sides will co-invest in creating a IT Corridor?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)UK
    D)Australia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nasscom, the IT industry body, has signed a partnership with the government of hiroshima under which the two sides will co-invest in creating a Japan-India IT Corridor.

  7. As per the “Word Cooperative Monitor” report 2018 published by The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse),which major company has been ranked as the biggest cooperative in the world?
    A)Migros
    B)IFFCO
    C)Amul
    D)NABARD
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Fertiliser major IFFCO said it has been ranked as the biggest cooperative in the world by “Word Cooperative Monitor” report 2018 published by The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse).
  8. All rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from the international cricket.He hails from which country?
    A)New Zealand
    B)South Africa
    C)Australia
    D)West Indies
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    West Indies all rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from the international cricket.

  9. Who was appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of Paytm Payments Bank?
    A)Ajay Kumar Singh
    B)Satish Kumar Gupta
    C)Anirudh Dubey
    D)Ravi Shankar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank, a unit of One97 Communications Ltd., had appointed Satish Kumar Gupta as managing director and chief executive officer of the digital bank.

  10. Who won “Best Sports Startup of 2018” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) India Sports Award at Federation House in New Delhi?
    A)Live Your Sport
    B)Sports for All
    C)Spots 365
    D)Xtreme Zone
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sports for all (SFA) which will be awarded with the “Best Sports Startup of 2018’ by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) India Sports Award at Federation House in New Delhi.

  11. Which award was presented for the years 2014,2015 and 2016 and awarded to a distinguished Manipuri dancer, a Bangladesh-based cultural organisation and an eminent sculptor, respectively?
    A)Maha Vir Chakra
    B)Padma Shri
    C)Tagore Award
    D)Arjuna Award
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Tagore Award for cultural Harmony for the years 2014,2015 and 2016 were announced and awarded to a distinguished Manipuri dancer, a Bangladesh-based cultural organisation and an eminent sculptor, respectively.

  12. Who has bagged the JCB Prize for literature for his book “Jasmine Days”?
    A)Vivek Shanbag
    B)Shahnaz Habib
    C)Benyamin
    D)Amitav Ghosh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Malayalam author Benyamin has bagged the inaugural JCB Prize for literature for his book “Jasmine Days”, which explores the lives of South Asians in the Middle East.

  13. Veteran Na.Muthuswamy passed away in Chennai.He was related to which profession?

    A)Politics
    B)Journalist
    C)Theatre
    D)Sports

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran theatre personality Na.Muthuswamy, founder of avant-garde theatre group “Koothu-p-pattarai”passed away in Chennai.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s World Polio Day 2018?
    A)One Day,One focus,Ending Polio
    B)End Polio Now
    C)Renewing Commitment to Global Polio Eradication
    D)I want to end Polio,Join me
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Polio Day is celebrated on October 24 globally to generate awareness for the eradication of polio, as well as to honour the efforts of thousands of employees of World Health Organization(WHO) and other organisations committed to the cause.The theme is “End Polio Now”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Cameroon?
    A)Astana
    B)Kiev
    C)Yaounde
    D)Kampala
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Cameroon?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Ruble
    D)Franc
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Ethiopia?
    A)Rupee
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Birr
    View Answer
    Option D

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