05th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 05th November, 2018
1. Which of the following has executed India's first financial transaction using blockchain for a deal involving an export by Reliance Industries to Tricon Energy?
[A] Barclays PLC
[C] Lloyds Banking Group
[D] Standard Chartered
[E] Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The Reserve Bank has initiated steps to set up a wide-based digital Public Credit Registry (PCR).

2. PCR will capture details of all borrowers, including wilful defaulters and also the pending legal suits in order to check financial delinquencies.

3. PCR will also include data from entities like market regulator SEBI, the Corporate Affairs Ministry and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above

Read the following statements carefully:

1. NASA has awarded nearly $7 million for a fresh interdisciplinary project to detect new, non-Earth-like life on Mars, Jupiter and Saturn's icy moons.

2. The Laboratory for Agnostic Biosignatures (LAB) will lay the groundwork for characterising potential biosignatures, or signs of life.

3. The LAB is a consortium of 15 team members from universities and institutions around the world.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
4. Who won the SaarLorLux Open at Saarbrucken in Germany on 5 November 2018?
[A] Subhankar Dey
[B] Rajiv Ouseph
[C] Victor Axelson
[D] Parupalli Kashyap
[E] Toma Junior Popov
5. India would extend a US$ 310 million loan to ________ to finance a rehabilitation project for a thermal power plant that would entail upgrading the station and extending its lifespan.
[A] Bangladesh
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] Zimbabwe
[D] Afghanistan
[E] Rwanda
6. In which country have more than 20 countries committed to 'Changsha declaration' on agricultural and rural development in Changsha on 2 November 2018?
[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] Laos
[D] Vietnam
[E] Singapore
7. According to a recent report by Kaspersky Lab, India is ranked ________ worldwide when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web.
[A] 10th
[B] 11th
[C] 12th
[D] 13th
[E] 14th
8. Where was the 'National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda’ inaugurated on 4 November 2018?
[A] Chennai
[B] Jaipur
[C] Ranchi
[D] New Delhi
[E] Amritsar
9. India participated in China's first international import expo in ________. 
[A] Beijing
[B] Shanghai
[C] Hangzhou
[D] Chengdu
[E] Tianjin
10. The first passenger train to run on 'broad gauge' between India and ________ is likely to run from December 2018. 
[A] Nepal
[B] Afghanistan
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Myanmar
[E] Bhutan