24th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 24th October, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Fino Payments Bank has been allowed to open new accounts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). 

2.Fino Payments Bank had been unable to enrol new customers since the end of May 2018 after RBI found the bank to be non-compliant with the operational guidelines laid down by it. 

3.According to RBI’s guidelines for payments banks, a customer can make deposits of up to ₹3 lakh per account in a year.

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 are correct
2. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs-2018 at ________ in Lakshadweep on 22 October 2018.
[A] Bangaram Island
[B] Agatti Island
[C] Pitti Island
[D] Kavaratti Island
[E] Kalpeni Island
3. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has allowed the import of ________ MT per annum pet coke for producing calcined pet coke.
[A] 1.2
[B] 1.4
[C] 1.8
[D] 2.0
[E] 2.2
4. Who has been appointed as the interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on 24 October 2018?
[A] Rakesh Asthana
[B] Qurban Ali Khan
[C] ​M Nageshwar Rao
[D] D. P. Kohli
[E] Anil Sinha
5. Who has been awarded the prestigious "Indian National Science Academy Teachers Award 2018"?
[A] Somen Misra
[B] Ashis Mukherjee
[C] AK Mallik
[D] BK Roy
[E] HC Verma
6. National Stock Exchange of India has got approval from SEBI to launch copper large futures contract with a trading unit of ________ tonne. 
[A] 10
[B] 15
[C] 20
[D] 25
[E] 30
7. Who has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court on 23 October 2018?
[A] Justice D B Bhosale
[B] ​Justice Govind Mathur
[C] Justice Sudhir Agarwal 
[D] Justice Abhinava Upadhya 
[E] Justice Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel 
8. Who has been awarded the Seoul Peace Prize 2018?
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[B] Kailash Satyarthi
[C] K. Radhakrishnan
[D] Narendra Modi
[E] Baba Ramdev
9. ________ Indian companies are participating in the SIAL Paris exhibition – the largest international market place for food service professionals.
[A] 30
[B] 35
[C] 40
[D] 45
[E] 50
10. The railways ________ app for buying unreserved tickets online will be available nationwide from 1 November 2018.
[A] Rail MADAD
[E] UTS mobile
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