20th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th October, 2018
1.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has supported a proposal to set up a separate and independent regulator for the payments industry.



2. An inter-ministerial committee was set up by the Department of Economic Affairs to finalise amendments to the Payment & Settlement Systems (PSS) Act, 2007.



3. The committee has proposed the establishment of an independent Payments Regulatory Board (PRB).



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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2. The Geological Survey of India will organise a two-day exhibition 'Bhusampada 2018' of rocks, minerals and fossils from ________ 2018.
[A] 21 October
[B] 22 October
[C] 23 October
[D] 24 October
[E] 25 October
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3. Prime minister Narendra Modi held talks with his ________ counterpart on 20 October 2018.
[A] Bangladeshi
[B] Sri Lankan
[C] Chinese
[D] Nepalese
[E] German
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4. Who has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 title?
[A] Marsel van Oosten
[B] Ansel Adams
[C] Sebastian Salgado
[D] Cartier-Bresson
[E] Nick Brandt
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5. Which state has decided to extend the enhanced 50% reservation for women in the matter of rotation for the office of the panchayat sarpanch to the office of the chairperson of panchayat samitis and zila parishads?
[A] Haryana
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Gujarat
[E] Maharashtra
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6. President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a three-day 'Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan' at ________ on October 22, 2018.
[A] Delhi
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra
[E] Gujarat
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7. Who has been elected as treasurer of the World Steel Association on 18 October 2018?
[A] Sajjan Jindal
[B] T V Narendran
[C] L N Mittal
[D] Anil Kumar Chaudhary
[E] Saraswati Prasad
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8. Where will the World Diamond Council hold its 14th annual general meeting on October 22-23, 2018?
[A] Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Ranchi
[D] Raipur
[E] Bhubaneswar
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9. Which country's Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a report titled - ‘H-1B petitions by gender and country of the birth fiscal year 2018’ ?
[A] Japan
[B] UK
[C] US
[D] Germany
[E] Italy
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10. When is the World Osteoporosis Day 2018 observed every year?
[A] October 19
[B] October 20
[C] October 21
[D] October 22
[E] October 23
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