12th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 12th October, 2018
1. The CM of which state has launched three mobile apps,i-Khet Machine, e-PEHaL and e-Prevent, in order to check crop residue burning?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Bihar
[E] Rajasthan
2. NITI Aayog and ________ have announced a first-of-its-kind internship programme for students selected by Atal Innovation Mission.
[A] Google
[B] Microsoft
[C] Oracle
[D] IBM India
[E] Tech Mahindra
3. Who has penned the preface of the book 'Lalu leela' ?
[A] Sushil Kumar Modi
[B] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[C] Nitish Kumar
[D] Lalu Prasad Yadav
[E] Jitan Ram Manjhi
4. GD Agarwal who devoted his life to the cause of saving river Ganga, passed away on 11 October 2018. He was on a fast-unto-death for the last ________ days.
[A] 74
[B] 89
[C] 92
[D] 111
[E] 125
5. The cabinet of which of the following countries has agreed to abolish the death penalty and halt pending executions on 11 October 2018?
[A] Thailand
[B] Malaysia
[C] Brunei
[D] Laos
[E] Singapore
6. The Central Government has approved the implementation of Central Sector Scheme - Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme with expenditure of Rs. ________ Crore for 2017-20.
[A] 2200
[B] 2600
[C] 3000
[D] 3200
[E] 3600
7. ISRO has signed a MoU with the ________ for setting up of the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University.
[A] Rajiv Gandhi University
[B] Central University of South Bihar
[C] Central University of Jammu
[D] Mahatma Gandhi Central University
[E] Indira Gandhi National Open University
8. The World Bank released a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019. What is the rank of India according to this report?
[A] 85
[B] 95
[C] 105
[D] 115
[E] 125

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The government of India has approved a land pooling policy for Delhi.

2.The policy was approved by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Anil Baijal in September 2018.

3.Under the policy, agencies will develop infrastructures like roads, schools, hospitals, community centres and stadia on part of the pooled land.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. How many prisoners have been released in the first phase of the Government's scheme for grant of special remission to specific categories of prisoners?
[A] 300
[B] 500
[C] 700
[D] 900
[E] 1000