09th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 09th October, 2018
1. India has offered a grant of $________ mn to Tajikistan for development projects.
[A] 10
[B] 15
[C] 20
[D] 25
[E] 30
2. Which country has successfully launched two remote sensing satellites to conduct electromagnetic environmental probes on 9 October 2018?
[A] China
[C] UK
[D] Germany
[E] France
3. Where has the Army Commanders' Conference begun on 9 October 2018?
[A] Pune
[B] Mumbai
[C] Port Blair
[D] New Delhi
[E] Chennai

Read the following statements carefully:

1. According to the ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C', if the average global temperature rises by more than 0.5 degree Celsius from the present, India could “annually” expect conditions like the 2015 heat wave.

2. The report has been commissioned by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

3. IPCC is a scientific and intergovernmental body under the United Nations.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] ​Only 1 and 3
[D] ​Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
5. National Housing Board (NHB) has raised refinance limit for housing finance companies to Rs ________ crore for the period between July 2018 to June 2019.
[A] 24,000
[B] 27,000
[C] 30,000
[D] 33,000
[E] 36,000
6. Which state has unveiled the 'Unnati Scheme' on 6 October 2018 to identify and promote entrepreneurs from SC and ST background?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh
[E] Madhya Pradesh
7. Who has become India's first judo medallist (women) at the Olympic level in Youth Olympic Games 2018 at Buenos Aires?
[A] Garima Chaudhary
[B] ​Thangjam Tababi Devi
[C] Khumujam Tombi Devi
[D] Shushila Likmabam
[E] Seema Punia
8. International Monetary Fund cuts its forecast for world growth for 2018 and 2019 at ________%.
[A] 3.7
[B] 3.9
[C] 4.2
[D] 4.5
[E] 4.9

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The government launched the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme FY19 on 8 October 2018.

2. The scheme retains the incentives offered in the earlier tranche—2.5% interest rate and capital gains tax exemption on redemption.

3. The tenor of the bond will be for a period of 6 years with an exit option in the 4th, 5th and 6th year.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a 64-Feet tall statue of ________ at Sampla in Rohtak district on 9 October 2018.
[A] Charan Singh
[B] Chaudhari Devi Lal
[C] Deenbandhu Sir Chhotu Ram
[D] Harkishan Singh Surjeet
[E] Balram Jakhar