Current Affairs Quiz: October 28, 2018

Current Affairs 28 October 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 27 October 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of October 27, 2018

  1. India has collaborated with which country on different aspects of the Ganga Delta region and the Bay of Bengal?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)United Kingdom
    D)France
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and the United Kingdom will collaborate on research on different aspects of the Ganga Delta region and the Bay of Bengal.

  2. How much amount was donated by India to a programme to train commanders for UN peacekeeping?
    A)$400,000
    B)$200,000
    C)$150,000
    D)$300,000
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has donated $300,000 to a programme to train commanders for UN peacekeeping.
  3. Which country’s railways is building world’s highest railway line?
    A)Russia
    B)Pakistan
    C)China
    D)India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways plans to connect NewDelhi with Ladakh region through the world’s highest railway line that will run along the India-China border.

  4. What is the theme of 2nd edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival(GIFF 2018)?
    A)Bhola Vasudevan
    B)Vasudevan Kumbh
    C)Bhoga Kirki
    D)Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2nd edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival(GIFF 2018) began on October 25. The week-long festival will end on October 31 and will witness the screening of more than 100 films from 50 countries. With the theme “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”.

  5. NATO’s biggest military exercise begins in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Norway
    D)Scotland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    NATO’s biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War began I Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country’s sovereignty after an attack by a fictitious aggressor.

  6. Which company has acquired GitHub, a leading software development platform?
    A)TCS
    B)Microsoft
    C)Google
    D)IBM
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft has closed its $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub, a leading software development platform .

  7. Who has become the first recipient of the Chris Evert Women’s Tennis Association World No.1 Trophy?
    A)Simona Halep
    B)Venus Williams
    C)Caroline Marine
    D)PV Sindhu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World number one Simona Halep has become the first recipient of the Chris Evert Women’s Tennis Association World No.1 Trophy, named after WTA’s first-ever world number one, Chris Evert.

  8. Who won 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title?
    A)Sourav Kothari
    B)Peter Gilchrist
    C)Mike Rusell
    D)Pankaj Advani
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Sourav Kothari defeated Peter Gilchrist of Singapore to clinch the 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title.

  9. Who was appointed as interim director of the Enforcement Directorate(ED)?
    A)Sanjay kumar Mishra
    B)M Nageshwar Rao
    C)Karnal Singh
    D)Yaduvandra Mathur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government appointed IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra as the Interim Director of the Enforcement Directorate(ED)for three months as incumbent Karnal Singh will retire on October 28.

  10. Who won the World Health Summit StartUp Award 2018?
    A)Ashok Sen
    B)Swapan Kumar
    C)Roopam Sharma
    D)Abhinav Verma
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Roopam Sharma, a 23-year old Indian scientist, won the World Health Summit StartUp Award 2018 for his invention, Manovue.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s World Day for AudioVisual Heritage?
    A)Archives at Risk:Protecting World Identities
    B)Its’ Your story-Don’t lose it
    C)Discover,Remember and Share
    D)Your Story is Moving
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Day for AudioVisual Heritage takes place every 27 October.The theme of this year is “Your Story is Moving”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Enforcement Directorate?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of NATO?
    A)New York
    B)Brussels
    C)Paris
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of ASEAN?
    A)Tokyo
    B)New Delhi
    C)Manila
    D)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option D

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