Current Affairs Quiz 3rd October 2018

1.

Who launched SATAT Initiative?

   A.) Petroleum Minister
   B.) Minister of Home Affairs
   C.) Finance Minister
   D.) Minister of Finance

Answer: Option 'A'

​Petroleum Minister

2.

Which country join hands with India for developing ICT Sector?

   A.) Saudi Arabia
   B.) Uzbekistan 
   C.) Pakistan
   D.) Albania

Answer: Option 'B'

India and Uzbekistan join hands for developing ICT Sector.

3.

Which state Tops List Of States With Maximum Average AUM: AMFI

   A.) Maharashtra
   B.) Tamil Nadu
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Goa

Answer: Option 'A'

​Maharashtra

4.

Who published the first version of the tamil literature Tirukural with commentaries?

   A.) Sivalayam J.Mohan
   B.) Ku.Ma.Balasubramaniam
   C.) Vedagiri Mudaliar
   D.) Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai

Answer: Option 'C'

Vedagiri Mudaliar, who taught Tamil in Madurai Tamil Sangam, set up a printing press exclusively for the purpose. In the 19th century, 1850 to be precise, Tamil scholars turned their attention to Kalathur as Vedagiri Mudaliar first printed the Tirukkural with commentaries.

5.

Researchers developed a patchwork of mesh-like pieces called a Metal-Organic Framework (MOF). What is the MOF?

   A.) Antibiotic agent to cure arthritis
   B.) A framework that can regenerate human organs
   C.) A protein tablet for the space travellers
   D.) A spacesuit for bacteria

Answer: Option 'D'

Researchers from the University of California (UC) Berkeley developed spacesuits, a patchwork of mesh-like pieces called a Metal-Organic Framework (MOF), for bacteria which might allow the microbes to survive space environments that would otherwise kill them.

6.

Which of the following State has launched its own food security scheme that will benefit National Food Security Act (NFSA)?

   A.) Haryana
   B.) Uttar Pradesh
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Odisha 

Answer: Option 'D'

Odisha government launched its own food security scheme on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the scheme at four different districts through video conferencing from the State Secretariat, Bhubaneswar. This scheme will benefit 25 lakh people who were left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA).

7.

Who is the re elected as President of Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) for second term?

   A.) Shri Farooz
   B.) Shri A Vaidheesh 
   C.) Shri Suresh Kumar
   D.) Shri Naresh iyer

Answer: Option 'B'

Shri A Vaidheesh 

8.

Which of the following laser pioneers won Nobel Physics Prize 2018?

   A.) Arthur Ashkin
   B.) Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland
   C.) Both A and B
   D.) Only B

Answer: Option 'C'

Three scientists, Arthur Ashkin of the U.S., Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada, won the Nobel Physics Prize for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery.

9.

Which country signed 17 agreements with India recently?

   A.) Indonesia
   B.) Uzbekistan 
   C.) South Africa
   D.) Pakistan

Answer: Option 'B'

India and Uzbekistan signed 17 agreements.

10.

Who is named as IMF Chief Economist recently?

   A.) Gita Gopinath 
   B.) Sriradha Kumar
   C.) Vijaya Kumar
   D.) Shreenidhi Raj

Answer: Option 'A'

Gita Gopinath is named as IMF Chief Economist recently.

11.

Which place the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded for the year 2018?

   A.) Sweden 
   B.) Venice
   C.) Denmark
   D.) USA

Answer: Option 'A'

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded for the year 2018 in Sweden.

12.

Who is appointed as Chairperson Of NFRA?

   A.) Shri Rangachari Sridharan 
   B.) Shri Gugan Rajan
   C.) Shri Dinesh Karthik
   D.) Shri Vivek Misra

Answer: Option 'A'

Shri Rangachari Sridharan is appointed as Chairperson Of NFRA.

13.

In which place does the World Peace Monument located?

   A.) Nalanda University, Bihar
   B.) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
   C.) MIT’s World Peace University (MIT-WPU), Maharashtra
   D.) Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

Vice-President M.Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the world’s largest dome at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT)’s World Peace University (MIT-WPU) campus at Loni Kalbhor. It was inaugurated to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

14.

Which country ranked 5th in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets: Canadian Cancer Society?

   A.) Indonesia
   B.) South Africa
   C.) Pakistan
   D.) India 

Answer: Option 'D'

India 

15.

What are the two places to be announced as goeparks by Geological Survey of India (GSI) in India?

   A.) Varkala cliff and Carnic Alps 
   B.) Lonar Lake and St.Mary's Island
   C.) Magma and Oki Islands
   D.) Batur Global and English Riviera

Answer: Option 'B'

Lonar Lake, an ancient circular lake created by a meteorite strike, in Maharashtra and St. Mary’s Island, a hexagonal mosaic of basaltic rocks in an island off Udupi are poised to become global geoparks, under the plan of Geological Survey of India (GSI).

16.

What is the name of the new species of humming bird that has been found in the provinces of Loja and El Oro?

   A.) Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus
   B.) Amazilia beryllina
   C.) Selasphorus sasin
   D.) Archilochus alexandri

Answer: Option 'A'

Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus

17.

Which of the following State's team won the 24th Senior Women's National football championships?

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Manipur
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'B'

Manipur won the 24th Senior Women’s National football championships for the 19th time in Cuttack, Odisha.

18.

Who is appointed as UNICEF special representative?

   A.) Rajesh Kumar 
   B.) Dinesh Kumar
   C.) Vignesh Raj
   D.) Ravi Venkatesan

Answer: Option 'D'

Ravi Venkatesan


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