13th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 13th November, 2018
1. Who among the following has been awarded the 'Infosys Prize 2018' in the field of Humanities?
[A] Roop Mallik
[B] Nalini Anantharaman
[C] Kavita Singh
[D] Sendhil Mullainathan
[E] SK Satheesh
2. ________ eminent professors have been awarded the 'Infosys Prize 2018' across different categories of science and research. 
[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7
[E] 8
3. ________ is set to become the first country to impose a widespread ban on sunscreen in an effort to protect its vulnerable coral reefs. 
[A] Bahamas
[B] Belize
[C] ​Palau
[D] Colombia
[E] Costa Rica
4. Chitta Jena passed away on 13 November 2018 in Cuttack, Odisha. He was a ________.
[A] Singer
[B] Politician
[C] Actor
[D] Journalist
[E] Classical Dcncer
5. According to the Central Statistics Office data, India’s retail inflation eased to ________% in October 2018 driven by cheaper food items.
[A] 2.74
[B] 2.98
[C] 3.24
[D] 3.31
[E] 3.64
6. Amnesty International revoked the 'Ambassador of Conscience Award' given to ________, on 13 November 2018.
[A] Colin Kaepernick
[B] Aung San Suu Kyi
[C] Joan Baez
[D] Malala Yousafzai
[E] Peter Gabriel
7. What is the name of the world’s largest supercomputer designed to work in the same way as the human brain?
[A] IBM Sequoia
[B] SpiNNaker
[C] NUDT Tianhe-2
[D] Tianhe-IA
[E] IBM Roadrunner
8. Where has the first ever 'water handloom hut' been inaugurated on 11 November 2018? 
[A] Manipur
[B] Mizoram
[C] Assam
[D] Arunachal Pradesh
[E] Sikkim
9. What is the name of the joint military exercise being conducted between India and Russia on combating insurgency from 18 November 2018?
[A] 'Exercise Garud 2018'
[B] 'Exercise Indra 2018'
[C] 'Exercise Blue Flag 2018'
[D] 'Exercise Vajra Prahar 2018'
[E] 'Exercise Shakti 2018'
10. Who has been appointed as the Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific on 1 November 2018 by the Bank for International Settlements?
[A] Raja Krishnamoorthi
[B] Siddharth Tiwari
[C] Ro Khanna
[D] Ami Bera
[E] Raul Ruiz