Current Affairs Quiz: October 4, 2018

Current Affairs 4 October 2018 Quiz

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  1. India is aiming to generate 40 percent power from non fossil fuel by which year?
    A)2022
    B)2020
    C)2025
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Stressing that India would generate 40 percent of power from non-fossil fuels by 2030, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for connecting solar energy supply across borders giving the mantra of “One World One Sun One Grid”.

  2. According to Canadian Cancer Society report,what is India’s rank in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs?
    A)4th
    B)5th
    C)6th
    D)7th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India ranks fifth, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85 percent of both sides of the packets covered, a Canadian Cancer Society report said.

  3. India signed how much million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank to provide safe drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of West Bengal?
    A)$200 million
    B)$260 million
    C)$240 million
    D)$250 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Asian Development Bank signed a $240 million loan agreement to provide safe drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of West Bengal.

  4. India launched a massive operation “Samudra Maitri” for which country to provide assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Argentina
    C)Nepal
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircraft and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country.

  5. India’s first National Dolphin Research Centre will soon be opened in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Patna
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    With the population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin decreasing and its habitat changing, the much-awaited National Dolphin Research Centre, India’s and Asia’s first, would be a reality in Patna on October 5.

  6. Which organization has launched a national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign “Udyam Abhilasha”in 115 aspirational districts?
    A)IRDA
    B)SIDBI
    C)NHB
    D)RBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SIDBI has launched a national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign “Udyam Abhilasha”in 115 aspirational districts identified by NITI Aayog in 28 States reaching to around 15,000 youth.

  7. Which university has been declared the cleanest government varsity by the HRD Ministry in “Swachh Campus Rankings” ?
    A)Banaras Hindu University
    B)Aligarh Muslim University
    C)Maharishi Dayanand University
    D)Integral University
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana’s Maharishi Dayanand University has been declared the cleanest government varsity by the HRD Ministry, followed by Guru Nanak Dev University in Punjab’s Amritsar.Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the “Swachh Campus Rankings” under different categories.
  8. Which state CM inaugurated the city’s “ Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project”executed by Tata Projects Ltd?
    A)Bihar
    B)Haryana
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Vasudhra Raje inaugurated the city’s “ Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project”executed by Tata Projects Ltd. spread over 47.5 km rain-fed riverfront.

  9. Recently,tribals affected by Maoist insurgency begin peace march from which state’s village?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    More than 150 tribals from the states affected by Maoist insurgency began a Shanti Padyatra or peace march from a village in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district to appeal to all sides to give peace a chance.

  10. Who was elected as President of Iraq?
    A)Jalal Talabani
    B)Fuad Masum
    C)Barham Salih
    D)Abdul Salam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran Kurdish leader Barham Salih has been elected as the President of Iraq.

  11. The International Monetary Fund,World Trade Organization and which other organization collectively sought liberalisation of the global service sector?
    A)OECD
    B)World Bank
    C)ADB
    D)AIIB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund,the World Bank and the World Trade Organization collectively sought liberalisation of the global service sector, asserting that the barriers to these services trade currently is roughly as high as those to trade in goods about a half century ago.

  12. Which bank has recently announced the closure of 51 branches across the country as part of cost-cutting measures being implemented in the banking industry?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Bank of Maharashtra
    D)Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The bank of Maharashtra has announced the closure of 51 branches across the country as part of cost-cutting measures being implemented in the banking industry.

  13. Which company acquired Teleena ,a Netherlands-based Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist?
    A)TCS
    B)IBM
    C)Reliance
    D)Tata Communications
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, is acquiring Teleena ,a Netherlands-based Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist and mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE).

  14. Which company has acquired technology of artificial intelligence (AI) service provider AuthMe ID Services?

    A)Vodafone
    B)Bharti Airtel
    C)IBM
    D)Jio

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharti Airtel has acquired technology of artificial intelligence (AI) service provider AuthMe ID Services.

  15. Australia Mile Jedinak announced his retirement.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Sports
    D)Film Industry
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak announced his retirement from international football.

  16. Russia Igor Akinfeev retired recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Sports
    D)Journalism
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is retiring from international soccer after leading the national side as captain to this year’s World Cup quarter-finals on home soil.

  17. Who was named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires,Argentina from October 6-18?

    A)Manu Bhaker
    B)Rani rampal
    C)Neeraj Chopra
    D)Abhinav Bindra

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Teenage shooting star Manu Bhaker was named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires,Argentina from October 6-18.

  18. Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as which Chief Justice of India?
    A)48th
    B)45th
    C)46th
    D)47th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn-in as the 46th Chief Justice of India. He was administered the oath by President Ram Nath Kovind.

  19. UNICEF appointed whom as its special representative of young people?
    A)Sujoy Ghosh
    B)Deepak singh
    C)Ravi Venkatesan
    D)Ravi Ranjan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The UNICEF has appointed Ravi Venkatesan has its special representative of young people.

  20. Who were awarded the Noble Prize in Chemistry?
    A)Frances H Arnold
    B)George P Smith
    C)Sir Gregory P Winter
    D)All of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Frances H Arnold and George P Smith from the US and Sir Gregory P Winter from UK were awarded the Noble Prize in Chemistry.

  21. US lawmakers have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to which personality in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence?
    A)Indira Gandhi
    B)Jawaharlal Nehru
    C)Sardar Vallabhai Patel
    D)Mahatma Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    US lawmakers, including four Indian Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence.

  22. What is the theme of this year’s International Coffee Day?
    A)Coffee with Living
    B)Coffee Tree
    C)Coffee and Family
    D)Women in Coffee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    October 1 is celebrated as International Coffee Day. International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with events now occurring in places across the world. The first official date was 1 October 2015, as agreed by the International Coffee Organization.The theme of this year’s International Coffee Day is “Women in Coffee”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is HQ of International Coffee Organization?
    A)Tokyo
    B)New York
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is HQ of UNICEF?
    A)Beijing
    B)Washinton DC
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

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