08th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th November, 2018
1. The West Bengal government will observe ‘Rosogolla Day’ on which day?
[A] 14 November
[B] 31 October
[C] 30 November
[D] 30 October
[E] 7 November
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2.

Read the statements carefully:




  1. According to the Election Commission, the costs incurred on publicising information about the criminal cases against a candidate will not be counted as part of poll expenditure.

  2. The expenses will be borne by the candidate and the political parties.

  3. The Election Commission said that the FIR cases against a candidate need not to be given publicity.



Which of the following statements are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 3
[C] Both 1 and 3
[D] Only 2
[E] All are correct
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3. The Meghalaya government has appointed ________ as the Director General of Police (DGP).
[A] Swaraj Bir Singh
[B] Kuladhar Saikia
[C] Mukesh Agrawal
[D] R Chandranathan 
[E] Deepak Kumar
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4.

Read the following statements carefully:




  1. The Reserve Bank of India has liberalised the norms governing external commercial borrowings (ECBs) for infrastructure creation.

  2. The minimum average maturity requirement for ECB in the infrastructure sector has been reduced to five years.

  3. The average maturity requirement for mandatory hedging has been reduced to five years from earlier ten years.



Which of the following statements are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 3
[D] Both 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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5.

Read the following statements:




  1. The dust clouds orbit the Earth.

  2. The dust clouds move with the moon at a stable 4,00,000 kilometres from the Earth.

  3. The clouds were seen for the first time by Polish astronomer Kazimierz Kordylewski.



Which of the following statements are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All are correct
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6. US researchers have successfully produced electricity from a mushroom covered in ________.
[A] Adenovirus
[B] Protozoa
[C] Algae
[D] Bacteria
[E] Virus
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7. Which of the following countries is not a part of 'European Intervention Initiative' ?
[A] Britain 
[B] Portugal
[C] China
[D] Denmark
[E] Belgium
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8. Which country launched the dispute settlement proceedings against India in 2017?
[A] South Korea
[B] Singapore
[C] China
[D] Japan
[E] USA
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9. The RCEP is a proposed trade agreement between the ________  and the six free trade agreement partners.
[A] BRICS
[B] G20
[C] APEC
[D] ASEAN
[E] OPEC
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10. Who is the first woman Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?
[A] Snehlata Shrivastava
[B] Bharati S. Sihag
[C] Rashmi Verma
[D] Nilam Sawhney
[E] Shakuntala Gamlin
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