19th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 19th October, 2018
1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the ________ meeting of National Disaster Management Authority at New Delhi on 18 October 2018.
[A] 4th
[B] 5th
[C] 6th
[D] 7th
[E] 8th
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2. Which state has decided to constitute State Bench of Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal in Hisar for speedy settlement of matters related to Goods and Services Tax?
[A] Punjab
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Haryana
[D] Himachal Pradesh
[E] Madhya Pradesh
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3. The Women and Child Development Ministry will organise the fifth edition of the 'Women of India Organic Festival' in ________.
[A] Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Bengaluru
[D] Chandigarh
[E] Hyderabad
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4. India has imposed anti-dumping duties of up to US$ 185.51 per tonne for ________ years on certain varieties of Chinese steel.
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 10
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5. Arshdeep Singh won the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in the 10-years-and-under category, for his ________ photograph.
[A] Great Horned Owls
[B] Snowy Owls
[C] Elf Owls
[D] Tawny Owls
[E] Pipe Owls
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6. Which country will launch three artificial moons in space in 2022?
[A] US
[B] Israel
[C] China
[D] Russia
[E] India
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7.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. The winners of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize were announced on 17 October 2018.



2. Nine researchers were awarded a total of $22 million for their innovations in mathematics, fundamental physics and the life sciences.



3. The Breakthrough Prize is sponsored by Sergey Brin, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg, Ma Huateng, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Anne Wojcicki.



Which of the above statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
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8. According to Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 2018 Global Wealth Report, wealth in India grew a modest ________%.
[A] 1.2
[B] 1.6
[C] 2.2
[D] 2.6
[E] 3.2
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9.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.‚ÄčThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) permitted banks to use government securities equal to the incremental credit disbursed to NBFCs for meeting liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) requirements.



2.The move will provide liquidity to Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) and Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs).



3.The RBI eased the single borrower exposure limits for NBFCs not in the infrastructure segment.



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
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10.

For which of the following asset classes, the IBBI conducts valuation examinations?



1.Land and building



2.Plant and machinery



3.Securities or financial assets.


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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