Current Affairs Quiz 6th November 2018

  • 1. What is the name of India's first and indigenous microprocessor?
   A.) Virat
   B.) Shakti
   C.) Pratyush
   D.) Power

Answer: Option 'B'

​Shakti

  • 2. How can the domestication of rice can be tracked?
   A.) loss of a small RNA molecule (miR311)
   B.) loss of a large RNA molecule (miR387)
   C.) loss of a small RNA molecule (miR397)
   D.) loss of a large DNA molecule (miR397)

Answer: Option 'C'

​loss of a small RNA molecule (miR397)

  • 3. Which of the following institute has designed and booted up India's first and indigenous microprocessor which can be used for wireless and networking systems, as well as mobile computing?
   A.) CDAC-Pune
   B.) IIT-Bombay
   C.) IISc-Bengaluru
   D.) IIT-Madras

Answer: Option 'D'

IIT-Madras

  • 4. Which of the following satellite is used for faster Internet connectivity?
   A.) GSAT-11
   B.) GSAT-13
   C.) GSAT-12
   D.) GSAT-14

Answer: Option 'A'

GSAT-11

  • 5. In which of the following species did the scientists found microplastics recently in Kochi coast?
   A.) Echiura and Chaetognatha
   B.) Sternaspls scutata and Magelona cinta
   C.) Porifera and Bryozoa
   D.) Eschrichtius robustus and Calypte anna

Answer: Option 'B'

​Sternaspls scutata and Magelona cinta

  • 6. The First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health took place at which of the following city?
   A.) New Delhi
   B.) Geneva
   C.) Vienna
   D.) Paris

Answer: Option 'B'

​Geneva

  • 7. Who won bronze SAFF U-15 Championship at Nepal?
   A.) India
   B.) Afghanistan
   C.) Nepal
   D.) Bhutan

Answer: Option 'A'

India

  • 8. India and Japan signed a Loan Agreement worth Rs. 1,817 crore for the construction of hydel power project in ____________.
   A.) Assam
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) West Bengal
   D.) Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

​West Bengal

  • 9. The main objective of ISA is to include global deployment of over ________ GW of solar generation capacity and mobilisation of investment of over US$ 1000 billion into solar energy by 2030.
   A.) 2,500
   B.) 2,000
   C.) 1,500
   D.) 1,000

Answer: Option 'D'

The main objective of ISA is to include global deployment of over 1,000GW of solar generation capacity and mobilisation of investment of over US$ 1000 billion into solar energy by 2030.

  • 10. Who became the fifth Indian to be inducted in the 'ICC Hall of Fame'?
   A.) Anil Kumble
   B.) Rahul Dravid
   C.) Sunil Gavaskar
   D.) Kapil Dev

Answer: Option 'B'

Rahul Dravid became the fifth Indian to be inducted in the 'ICC Hall of Fame'.