18th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th October, 2018
1. The United States Treasury has announced fresh sanctions on ________ in October 2018, targeting banks and investment companies.
[A] Iran
[B] Iraq
[C] Syria
[D] Turkey
2. For the first time in India, a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of ________ metres, on the strategic Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line in Himachal Pradesh. 
[A] 2,800
[B] 3,000
[C] 3,200
[D] 3,500
[E] 4,000
3. Where has the Virtual currency exchange 'Unocoin' installed a currency deposit and dispensing ATM?
[A] Chennai
[B] Bengaluru
[C] New Delhi
[D] Jaipur
[E] Mumbai

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Government of India will organise the 'Second National Summit on Invest in AYUSH' on 4 November 2018.

2.The aim is to encourage various public sector undertakings and private firms to invest in AYUSH.

3.The event is jointly organised by NITI Aayog and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
5. A parliamentary panel will examine the functioning of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). It will be headed by ________. 
[A] M J Akbar
[B] Kirit Somaiya
[C] Murli Manohar Joshi
[D] Ram Madhav
[E] B. S. Yeddyurappa

Read the following statements carefully:

1.A team of scientists at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have sited the most massive structure in the early universe known to date.

2.The astronomers found this galaxy named Hyperion using Visible Multi-Object Spectrograph.

3.The spectrograph is hosted by the Chile-based Very Large Telescope.Hyperion’s mass is estimated to be a million billion times that of Sun.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only and 3
[E] All are correct
7. Who among the following is the author of the book on Maharana Pratap titled 'In Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior'?
[A] Rima Hooja
[B] Arundhati Roy
[C] Kiran Desai
[D] Jhumpa Lahiri
[E] Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
8. Which country has set up a committee to formulate a strategy to help its businesses invest more into the Indian market? 
[A] Bangladesh
[B] ​Sri Lanka
[C] China
[D] Japan
9. According to a report by digital security firm Gemalto, Data breach incidences in India were the ________ highest globally on account of compromise in the Aadhaar database. 
[A] 2nd
[B] 3rd
[C] 4th
[D] 5th
[E] 6th
10. With the President of which country has Vladimir Putin signed a strategic co-operation treaty to increase trade, military and other ties on 17 October?
[A] South Korea
[B] Egypt
[C] Japan
[E] Germany
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