08th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Page 2

(Showing: 11 - 20 out of 20 MCQs) Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th November, 2018
11.

Read the following statements about the proposed 'Ganga Act'.




  1. According to a proposed ‘Ganga Act’, the government will promote the construction of jetties, ports or 'permanent hydraulic structures' in the Ganga river.

  2. The Bill lays down a host of restrictions to ensure the 'uninterrupted, ecological flow' of the Ganga river.

  3. The proposed act is formally called the National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Conservation and Management) Bill, 2018.



Which of the following statements are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] Both 1 and 3
[E] All are correct
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12. A new world record was set in ________ on 7 November 2018 with over three lakh ‘diya’ lit up simultaneously.
[A] Varanasi
[B] Ayodhya 
[C] Lucknow
[D] Haridwar
[E] Kedarnath
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13. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Tesla's Board of Directors?
[A] Jeff Bezos
[B] Larry Page
[C] Sheryl Sandberg
[D] Robyn Denholm
[E] Marissa Mayer
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14. According to 'Global Macro Outlook 2019-20' report, the Indian economy will expand ________ in 2018.
[A] 6.9%
[B] 8%
[C] 7.5%
[D] 7.4%
[E] 7%
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15. Which of the following ministries is organising the 'Global IT Challenge (GITC) for Youth with Disabilities 2018'?
[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[C] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
[D] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
[E] Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
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16. Which port is planning to host an edible oil refinery to maximise revenue and ensure captive cargo?
[A] Kolkata Port
[B] Paradip Port
[C] Cochin Port
[D] Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
[E] Kandla Port
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17.

Read the following statements about 'Bhubaneswar Me Wi-Fi' project.




  1. The project is implemented by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL).

  2. It will initially have 300 hotspots enabled locations with 600 access points.

  3. One wi-fi hotspot would be able to handle 550 users at a given point of time.



Which of the following statements are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 1 and 3
[E] Both 2 and 3
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18. In which subject category Samay Godika won the 2018 'Breakthrough Junior Challenge' prize?
[A] Electronics
[B] Mathematics
[C] Chemistry
[D] Life sciences
[E] Physics
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19. Recently, the 'Mo bus' service was launched in which state?
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Odisha
[C] Bihar
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] West Bengal
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20. India signed an agreement with Iran and ________ in May 2016 for the development of Chabahar port.
[A] China
[B] USA
[C] Afghanistan
[D] Pakistan
[E] Saudi Arabia
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