15th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th October, 2018
1. The Election Commission of India is introducing the unique internet based mobile app C-vigil in the upcoming assembly polls. What does C stand for in C-vigil?
[A] Citizens
[B] Centre
[C] Community
[D] Commission
[E] Core

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Earth Sciences Minister Dr. Harshvardhan unveiled an Air Quality early warning system for Mumbai region.

2. The system will help combat air pollution by getting information 2-5 days in advance.

3. The system has been developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting and India Meteorological Department.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
3. Malaysia won the gold medal in the men's hockey competition by defeating ________ at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
[A] Australia
[B] Germany
[C] Argentina
[D] Netherlands
[E] India
4. Wholesale inflation based on the wholesale price index stood at ________% in September 2018.
[A] 5.02
[B] 5.07
[C] 5.11
[D] 5.13
[E] 5.25
5. In 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture decided to observe Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas on ________.
[A] 12 October
[B] 13 October
[C] 14 October
[D] 15 October
[E] 16 October
6. When is the International Day of Rural Women observed every year?
[A] 13 October
[B] 14 October
[C] 15 October
[D] 16 October
[E] 17 October
7. Which country has won the 2018 Sultan of Johor Cup in Johar Bahru, Malaysia?
[A] India
[B] Japan
[C] Australia
[D] Malaysia
[E] Great Britain
8. Who has won the Shanghai Masters title on 14 October 2018?
[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Roger Federer
[C] Rafael Nadal
[D] Juan Martín del Potro
[E] Stan Wawrinka
9. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has launched a chatbot, Ask Disha which has been developed by IRCTC and ________.
[A] CoRover Private Limited
[B] Epson Industrial Robots
[C] Rethink Robotics
[D] Alphabet Inc
[E] Autonomous Solutions
10. Who among the following has won the New Academy prize award formed in protest to the Nobel Literature Prize which got cancelled in 2018?
[A] Elfriede Jelinek
[B] Maryse Conde
[C] J. M. Coetzee
[D] Kenzaburō Ōe
[E] Camilo José Cela
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