Current Affairs Quiz 12th October 2018

  • 1. What is the title of the book which was written by Stephen Hawking on wormhole that was released recently?
   A.) Black Hole Entropy and Magnetism
   B.) Black Hole Entropy and Latent heat
   C.) Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair
   D.) Black Hole and information paradox

Answer: Option 'C'

​Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair

  • 2. IDBI Bank has announced that _________ has taken charge as the managing director and chief executive officer of the bank.
   A.) Anand Mahindra
   B.) Sunil Mehta
   C.) Rakesh Sharma
   D.) Usha Ananthasubramanian

Answer: Option 'C'

​Rakesh Sharma

  • 3. Who built the Khairatabad Masjid at Hyderabad?
   A.) Akhund Mulla Abul Malik
   B.) Sultan Muhammad Qutb Shah
   C.) Khairatunnisa Begum
   D.) Qutb Ud din Aibak

Answer: Option 'C'

Khairatunnisa Begum

  • 4. The Severe Cyclonic Storm _______ has hit the west-central Bay of Bengal. 
   A.) KATRINA
   B.) TITLI
   C.) NARGIS
   D.) HUDHUD

Answer: Option 'B'

​TITLI

  • 5. In which state was the new software application for e-procurement of paddy launched?
   A.) Tamil Nadu
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'

Tamil Nadu

  • 6. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the merger of the existing regulatory institutions in the skills space - National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) into the ________.
   A.) NITV
   B.) NCVET
   C.) NCDA
   D.) NSVTI

Answer: Option 'B'

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the merger of the existing regulatory institutions in the skills space - National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) into the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET).

  • 7. Which country does Soyuz rocket that made an emergency landing belong to?
   A.) Russia
   B.) US 
   C.) India
   D.) Japan

Answer: Option 'A'

​Russia

  • 8. Which of the following country announced that it is to abolish penalty of death recently?
   A.) Syria
   B.) Singapore
   C.) Malaysia
   D.) Saudi Arabia

Answer: Option 'C'

​Malaysia

  • 9. The theme for International Day of the Girl Child 2018 is _______.
   A.) Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All
   B.) Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
   C.) A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against girls
   D.) With Her: A Skilled Girl Force

Answer: Option 'D'

With Her: A Skilled Girl Force

  • 10. Which of the following would be the first zone on the eastern coast of India to provide Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply to all its industrial units?
   A.) Sri City Multiproduct SEZ
   B.) Apache SEZ
   C.) Kandla SEZ
   D.) Kakinada SEZ

Answer: Option 'D'

Kakinada SEZ