31st October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 31st October, 2018
1.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, mankind’s first mission to ‘touch’ the sun, has set a new record for closest approach to the sun by a human-made object



2. Parker Solar Probe was launched on 12 August 2016.



3. The previous record for closest solar approach was set by the German-American Helios 2 spacecraft in April 1996.



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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2. In which of the following states has Dr. Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of new Science Centre, the 'Technology Facility Centre' on 29 October 2018?
[A] Assam
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Bihar
[E] Kerala
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3. Which country has announced joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and submitted the instrument of ratification on 29th October 2018?
[A] Germany
[B] Somalia
[C] Malawi
[D] Japan
[E] Botswana
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4. ________ has partnered with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to train small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs on using the messaging platform to connect with customers. 
[A] Viber
[B] ​WhatsApp
[C] Telegram
[D] Facebook
[E] Snapchat
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5. Where has ‘Little India Gate’ been inaugurated on 27 October 2018? 
[A] Indonesia
[B] Maldives
[C] Singapore
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Vietnam
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6. What is the theme of the 'Mangaluru Lit Fest 2018' that will be organised in Mangaluru from 3 November 2018 to 6 November 2018?
[A] Our Glorious Past
[B] The Idea of Bharat
[C] Incredible India
[D] Magnificent India
[E] Towards a new World
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7. NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has run out of fuel, and its mission has come to an end. The unmanned space telescope was launched in ________. 
[A] 2008
[B] 2009
[C] 2010
[D] 2011
[E] 2012
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8.

Scientists have developed a web-based tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms that draws data from which of the following external entities?



1.NewsWhip



2.Media Bias



3.InVID Tools


[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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9. The government of which of the following countries will assist the government of U.P. to develop 'Food Value Chain' in the state?
[A] Japan
[B] South Korea
[C] Germany
[D] Poland
[E] USA
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10. Which of the following counties has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond? 
[A] Mauritius
[B] Maldives
[C] Comoros
[D] Seychelles
[E] Madagascar
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