12th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 12th November, 2018
1. Where will the officials from Australia, India, Japan and the United States hold the third 'Quadrilateral' or Quad meeting on 14 November 2018?
[A] Malaysia
[B] Singapore
[C] Japan
[D] India
[E] Australia

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Astronomers have discovered four new rogue planets that do not have stars to orbit. Researchers found the planets in the regions called the Galactic bulge and disk.

2.As planets don't orbit stars and are 'free-floating,' it's difficult to determine the size.

3.One planet could be similar in size to Earth, while another one may be similar to Jupiter.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
3. What is the name of the new Antarctic iceberg spotted by NASA's Operation IceBridge, which broke off from Pine Island Glacier in October 2018?
[A] B-42
[B] B-44
[C] B-46
[D] B-48
[E] B-56
4. The ISRO took its first step towards its mid-2023-planned mission to ________, and issued an announcement of opportunity to the international space community.
[A] Mars
[B] Venus
[C] Moon
[D] Jupiter
[E] Alpha Centauri
5. ISRO has begun the process of drawing up a shortlist of ________ experiments, which could include testing of medical equipment to micro-biological experiments such as biological air filters and biosensors.
[A] 4
[B] 6
[C] 8
[D] 10
[E] 12
6. A cyclonic storm named Cyclone ________ is likely to cross the north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coast on 15 November 2018.
[A] Viyaru
[B] Gonu
[C] Gaza
[D] Vardah
[E] Sidr
7. In which of the following states voting for the first phase of the assembly election began on 12 November 2018?
[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Jharkhand
[E] Rajasthan

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 12 November 2018 signed an agreement to facilitate cross-border e-commerce transactions within the region.

2.The agreement is the grouping's first agreement on e-commerce.

3.It also aims to deepen cooperation among ASEAN member states so as to spur the use of e-commerce as a way of driving regional economic growth.

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 are correct
9. Which of the following corporations has signed a MoU with Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, on 10 November 2018, as a part of the European Union project ‘International Urban Cooperation' ?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Visakhapatnam
[C] Kochi
[D] Chennai
[E] Hyderabad
10. The Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy has inaugurated the INSPIRE 2018 on 11 November 2018. It is being organised by Energy Efficiency Services Limited and ________.
[A] International Monetary Fund
[B] Asian Development Bank
[C] World Bank
[D] Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
[E] African Development Bank