23rd November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 23rd November, 2018
1. Where has Nepal's largest exhibition on construction equipment and technology 'ConMac 2018' begun on 22 November 2018?
[A] Kathmandu
[B] Pokhara
[C] Janakpur
[D] Biratnagar
[E] Patan
2. Union Cabinet has approved building and development of the Kartarpur corridor from ________ to International Border.
[A] Anandpur Sahib
[B] Fatehgarh Sahib
[C] Dera Baba Nanak
[D] Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
[E] Hemkund

Read the following sentences carefully:

1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Material Act, 1987.

2. The CCEA approved that 100% food grains and 20% sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags.

3. The decision will give an impetus to the diversification of the jute industry.

Which of the above sentences is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 3
[C] Only 2 and 3
[D] All are correct
[E] None is correct
4. The Indian Chamber of Commerce signed a MoU with the ________ Innovation Park to help facilitate incubation of start-ups on 21 November 2018.
[A] IIM Allahabad
[B] IIM Bangalore
[C] IIM Calcutta
[D] IIM Lucknow
[E] IIM Indore
5. Who has been appointed as the acting head of the UN Environment Programme on 22 November 2018?
[A] Joyce Msuya
[B] Erik Solheim
[C] Achim Steiner
[D] Klaus Töpfer
[E] Elizabeth Dowdeswell
6. CCEA has approved continuation of 'Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services' (ACROSS) during 2017-2020. It consists of ________ sub-programmes 
[A] 6
[B] 7
[C] 8
[D] 9
[E] 10
7. Where will the 19th edition of the prestigious 'Laureus World Sports Awards' be held on 18 February 2019?
[A] Monaco
[B] Paris
[C] Marseille
[D] Lyon
[E] Nice
8. The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found ________ new coal blocks in four states of Eastern India.
[A] 24
[B] 38
[C] 44
[D] 47
[E] 52
9. Who has been appointed as the first 'Youth Advocate' of the Northeastern region by the UNICEF on 23 November 2018?
[A] Nahid Afrin
[B] Zubeen Garg
[C] Papon
[D] Zublee
[E] Joi Barua
10. The term of the commission examining the issue of sub-categorisation of OBCs in the central list has been extended till May 31, 2019. The five-member panel is being headed by ________.
[A] Justice V. K. Shali
[B] Justice G Rohini
[C] Justice Sudershan Kumar Misra
[D] Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed
[E] Justice Sunita Gupta