22nd October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd October, 2018
1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated 36th Indian Carpet Expo in ________ on 21 Octber 2018.
[A] Kanpur
[B] Agra
[C] Lucknow
[D] Varanasi
[E] Prayagraj
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2.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the government intends to complete 50 projects for ghats and crematoria.



2. The government is taking various measures to ensure ecological flow or the minimum quantity of water at different stretches of the Ganga.



3. The government had in May 2015 approved Rs 20,000 crore under its ambitious 'Namami Gange'.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[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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3.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. The Supreme Court has declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct and assault levelled by women.



2. It is a part of what is being referred to as India’s #MeToo movement.



3. #MeToo spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media in an attempt to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[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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4. Recently, Osamu Shimomura passed away on 19 October 2018. He had won the Nobel Prize in the category of ________.
[A] Chemistry
[B] Literature
[C] Physics
[D] Physiology or Medicine
[E] Peace
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5. Recently, NASA scientists have devised a new set of ________ modern gamma-ray constellations and named them after fictional characters such as the Hulk and Godzilla.
[A] 15
[B] 17
[C] 19
[D] 21
[E] 23
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6. In which of the following countries has Paytm launched a payment service called 'PayPay'?
[A] Japan
[B] China
[C] USA
[D] Germany
[E] Singapore
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7. Where was the 27th Fusion Energy Conference (FEC) inaugurated on 22 October 2018?
[A] Haryana
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Gujarat
[D] Punjab
[E] Jharkhand
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8. What is the theme of the fourth edition of the NITI Lecture Series held on 22 October 2018?
[A] Competitiveness Of Nations & States - New Insights
[B] AI for All: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Inclusive Growth
[C] Technology and Transformation
[D] India and the Global Economy
[E] Towards a Prosperous Future
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9. Hurricane Willa came in ________.
[A] Mexico
[B] Germany
[C] Peru
[D] South Africa
[E] Chile
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10. Who among the following has won the 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize?
[A] Arundhati Roy
[B] Jhumpa Lahiri
[C] ​Sujatha Gidla
[D] Anuja Chauhan
[E] Anita Nair
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