Current Affairs Quiz: October 27, 2018

Current Affairs 27 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country will become the world’s third largest aviation market around 2024 according to global airlines’ body International Air Transport Association(IATA)?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)United Kingdom
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India will become the world’s third largest aviation market around 2024 surpassing the United Kingdom, global airlines’ body International Air Transport Association(IATA) said as it projected total air passenger numbers to touch 8.2 billion in 2037.

  2. According to a UN Report,Kerala will need how much amount for recovery and reconstruction following the century’s worst floods?
    A)28000 cr
    B)31000 cr
    C)25000 cr
    D)50000 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kerala will need about Rs 31000 crore will need about for recovery and reconstruction following the century’s worst floods, according to a UN report presented to the Chief Minister by UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev.

  3. Centre would set up a sports stadium of international standard for persons with disability in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Sikkim
    D)Meghalaya
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot announced that the Centre would set up a sports stadium of international standard for persons with disability in Meghalaya.

  4. 5th edition of Women of India National Organic Fest 2018 will be held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the 5th edition of Women of India National Organic Fest 2018 in New Delhi. The fest will continue till 4th of next month.

  5. 10th edition of BIOFACH INDIA is being held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hon’ble Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 10th edition of BIOFACH INDIA, the largest show on the “Organic Sector” in India.

  6. Which city’s METRO INOX cinema is India’s First Rooftop Solar Powered Cinema?
    A)Bangalore
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mumbai’s iconic heritage cinema METRO INOX is India’s First Rooftop Solar Powered Cinema and South Mumbai’s Largest Multiplex

  7. PM Modi inaugurated Krishi Kumbh 2018 in which city?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mr. Modi was speaking after inaugurating three-day long Krishi Kumbh 2018 in Lucknow through video conferencing.

  8. The world’s largest airport terminal “under one roof” is to be opened in which country?
    A)USA
    B)Turkey
    C)Iraq
    D)Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest airport terminal “under one roof” with a capacity to serve 90 million passengers will be officially opened on October 29 in Istanbul,Turkey.

  9. ‘2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) towards UHC & SDGs’ held in which city?
    A)Istanbul
    B)Kiev
    C)Bishkek
    D)Astana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare addressed the ‘Second Plenary Session of ‘2nd International Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) towards UHC & SDGs’, at Astana, Kazakhstan.

  10. In a dramatic political development , former strongman Mahindra Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new PM of which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)SriLanka
    C)Iran
    D)Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a dramatic political development in SriLanka, former strongman Mahindra Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new PM by President Maithripala Sirisena after his party abruptly quit the ruling coalition.

  11. > IDFC Bank has proposed to change its name as it is in the process of amalgamating non-banking financial company Capital First.What will be the name of new entity?
    A)Capital IDFC Bank
    B)IDFC Capital Bank Limited
    C)IDFC Capital Limited
    D)IDFC First Bank Limited
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    IDFC Bank has proposed to change its name to “IDFC First Bank Ltd.” as it is in the process of amalgamating non-banking financial company Capital First with itself. The Board of Directors of IDFC Bank at its meeting decided to seek approval of the Reserve Bank of India to rename the bank as ‘IDFC First Bank Limited’.

  12. How much amount will be injected by RBI in the banking system next month, a move that will help ease cash shortage in the system and stabilise debt market rates?
    A)35000 cr
    B)38000 cr
    C)40000 cr
    D)50000 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI will inject Rs 40000 crore in the banking system next month, a move that will help ease cash shortage in the system and stabilise debt market rates.

  13. Which wheelchair badminton player won two gold medals at Denmark Open Championship?
    A)Manas Josh
    B)Rakesh Singh
    C)Sanjeev Kumar
    D)Mark Dharmai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dropped for Para Asian Games, wheelchair badminton player Sanjeev Kumar returned with two gold medals and a bronze from the first Victor Denmark Championship recently in Odense,Denmark.
  14. Who topped the list in the latest BWF rankings?
    A)Venus Williams
    B)Caroline Marine
    C)Tai Tzu Ying
    D)PV Sindhu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Olympic and world championship silver medallist PV Sindhu has once again regained her World No.2 status in the latest BWF rankings.She is behind Chinese Tai Tzu Ying, who continues to dominate the rankings.

  15. What was India’s rank in the latest rankings released by Federation Internationale de Football(FIFA)?
    A)92nd
    B)90th
    C)95th
    D)97th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian men’s football ranking is unfazed, as it continues to be placed at the 97th spot in the latest rankings released by Federation Internationale de Football Association.Belgium have retained the pole position ahead of World Cup champions France.

  16. Which country has won the 2018 Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management Award?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)China
    D)USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India won the prestigious 2018 Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management Award.
  17. Which human rights activist was awarded the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize?
    A)Samar Badawi
    B)Ronan Farrow
    C)Nadia Murad
    D)Asma Jahangir
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Late Pakistani human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir was announced as one of the four winners of the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize.

  18. Who was awarded with the prestigious 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought?
    A)Oleh Sentsov
    B)Natan Sherensky
    C)John Prendergast
    D)Ronan Farrow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The European Parliament has awarded Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director imprisoned in Russia after opposing Moscow’s takeover of his native Crimea, with its prestigious 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management(CAPAM)?
    A)Tokyo
    B)New York
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)France
    B)Switzerland
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of IDFC Bank?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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