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Current Affairs on OCT, 2018


(1). Which of the following union ministry has won the ‘Swachchta Hi Seva’ award, recently?
A. Ministry of Law and Justice
B. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
C. Ministry of Defence
D. Ministry of Railways
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(2). When the United Nations Day is celebrated every year?
A. 23rd October
B. 24th October
C. 25th October
D. 26th October
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(3). Who was appointed as the Director of CBI after removal of Alok Verma?
A. Rakesh Asthana
B. M Nageswar Rao
C. Ranjit Sinha
D. AP Singh
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(4). The first National Sports Stadium for differently-abled is set to come up in which state?
A. Assam
B. Haryana
C. Meghalaya
D. Odisha
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(5). Who has been awarded the World Agriculture Prize for 2018 for his immense contributions to Indian agriculture?
A. Prof. MS Swaminathan
B. Soumya Swaminathan
C. Verghese Kurien
D. E. Sreedharan
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(6). Which organisation won the 2018 UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development?
A. Reliance Industries
B. Startup India
C. International Solar Alliance
D. Invest India
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(7). Which Indian personality was chosen for the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize?
A. Aamir Khan
B. Kailash Satyarthi
C. Narendra Modi
D. Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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(8). Who has been honoured with the 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration?
A. Fali S. Nariman
B. Bindeshwar Pathak
C. D K Srivastava
D. Ajit Doval
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(9). Which nation’s naval force has inducted into service its first Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV)?
A. Sri Lanka
B. Bangladesh
C. Pakistan
D. India
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(10). Which state has flagged off the test run of its first electric bus?
A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Delhi
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(11). M N Paloor, who passed away recently, was the modernist poet of which language?
A. Odiya
B. Telugu
C. Tamil
D. Malayalam
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(12). Which Indian organization has won the ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & The Pacific 2018’?
A. SBI
B. ESIC
C. RBI
D. NABARD
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(13). Which union Ministry has launched the “India for Humanity”?
A. Ministry of Rural Development
B. Ministry of Railways
C. Ministry of External Affairs
D. Ministry of Defense
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(14). When the Air Force Day is celebrated every year in India?
A. 8 October
B. 9 October
C. 10 October
D. 11 October
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(15). Who was honoured with Ramineni Foundation’s outstanding person award?
A. Rahul Dravid
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. Abhinav Bindra
D. Pullela Gopichand
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(16). Which State Government has unveiled ‘Unnati Scheme’ to help entrepreneurs from SC/ST Communities?
A. Gujarat
B. Rajasthan
C. Karnataka
D. Uttarakhand
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(17). Which of the following women scientists has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
A. Christiane Volhard
B. Ada Yonath
C. Frances H. Arnold
D. Carol W. Greider
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(18). Who won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize?
A. Nadia Murad
B. George P Smith
C. Oprah Winfrey
D. Sir Gregory P Winter
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(19). The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) eased foreign exchange rules for which sector?
A. Oil Marketing Companies
B. Financing Institutions
C. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
D. Travel and Tourism
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(20). India’s first Global Skills Park will be set up in which state?
A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Rajasthan
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(21). The Government E-Payments Adoption Ranking (GEAR) is released by?
A. Master Card
B. Visa
C. American Express
D. RuPay
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(22). What is India’s rank in the 2018 Government E-Payments Adoption Ranking (GEAR)?
A. 26
B. 20
C. 28
D. 33
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(23). In SPARC, what does ‘R’ stands for?
A. Rendering
B. Registered
C. Research
D. Restore
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(24). The National Khadi Festival 2018 was inaugurated in ______.
A. Gandhinagar
B. Rajkot
C. Chennai
D. Mumbai
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(25). Which university was declared the cleanest government university in the “Swachh Campus rankings” by Human Resource Development Ministry?
A. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi
B. Rajasthan Technical University, Rajasthan
C. Delhi University, New Delhi
D. Maharashi Dayanand University, Haryana
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