Current Affairs Quiz: November 08, 2018

Current Affairs 8 November 2018 Quiz

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  1. The UN Postal System has issued how many stamps with diyas in celebration of Diwali as “the quest for the triumph of good over evil”?

    A)2
    B)3
    C)1
    D)4

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The UN Postal System has issued 2 stamps with diyas in celebration of Diwali as “the quest for the triumph of good over evil”.

  2. Which country has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunication Union council(ITU) for another 4 year term from 2019 to 2022?
    A)UK
    B)Australia
    C)India
    D)USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunication Union council(ITU) for another 4 year term from 2019 to 2022.
  3. PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate Ring Road and Babatpur Airport Road in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gorakhpur
    D)Varanasi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two important national highways inVaranasi on November 12, having a total length of 34 kilometres and constructed at a cost of Rs 1571.95 crore.

  4. The WCD Ministry has setup which online marketing portal for unique organic products of the women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country?
    A)Mahila E Haat
    B)E Haat
    C)E Women
    D)Women E Haat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The WCD Ministry has setup an online marketing portal for unique organic products of the women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country, besides serving as an e-platform to bring them together and promote and celebrate their achievements. Named “Mahila-E-Haat”.

  5. Which state got Rs 1255 crore World Bank loan for a project aiming at enhancing agricultural productivity?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Mizoram
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh got around Rs 1255 crore World Bank loan for a project aiming at enhancing agricultural productivity.

  6. Which country has unveiled its new-generation stealth combat unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) CH7?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)France
    D)USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    China has unveiled its new-generation stealth combat unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV), stated to be the most advanced drone developed so far by the country.

  7. 11th Asian Championship 2018 held in which city?
    A)Delhi
    B)Bishkek
    C)Astana
    D)Kuwait
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s 10m rifle mixed team pairing of Elavenil Valarivan and Hriday Hazarika stuck gold at the 11th Asian Championship with a junior world record score in the final in Kuwait city.

  8. Who became the first Indian skeet to win gold the men’s skeet final of the 8th Asian Shotgun Championship?
    A)Anthony Terras
    B)Angad Vir Singh Bajwa
    C)Saniya Sheikh
    D)Mairaj Ahmed Khan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Angad Vir Singh Bajwa shot to gold with a world record score in the men’s skeet final of the 8th Asian Shotgun Championship,becoming the first Indian skeet to win a continental or world level event.

  9. Who became India’s highest run getter in Twenty20 Internationals?
    A)Dinesh Karthik
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Virat Kohi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian opener Rohit Sharma overtook skipper Virat Kohli to become India’s highest run getter in Twenty20 Internationals during the second match of the three-match series against the West Indies at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Stadium in Lucknow.
  10. Who is the author of book “The Fire Burns Blue:A History of Women’s Cricket in India”?
    A)Siddhanta Pathak and Karunya Keshav
    B)Vikram Seth and Aravind Adiga
    C)Anita Desai and Siddhanta Pathak
    D)Rohinton Mistry and Arundhati Roy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book, titled “The Fire Burns Blue:A History of Women’s Cricket in India”is co-authored by sports journalists Karunya Keshav and Siddhanta Pathak.

  11. Who is the author of the book “Don’t tell the Governor”?
    A)Anita Nair
    B)Ashwin Sanghi
    C)Ravi Subramanian
    D)Siddhanta Pathak
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Author Ravi Subramanian, whose stories are set against the backdrop of the financial services industry, writes among other things the relations between the RBI and the finance ministry in his new book.”Don’t tell the Governor”is a fictional story about the new governor of the country’s top bank and the challenges he faces.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International TeleCommunication Union Council(ITU)?
    A)California
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of China?
    A)Ruble
    B)Yuan
    C)Dollar
    D)Renminbi
    View Answer
    Option D

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