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Current Affairs 2018 | Current Affairs 2018 Quiz

Current Affairs 22 Oct 2018  | Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Current Affairs 22 Oct 2018  | Current Affairs Quiz Questions


1) Who is US-based dalit writer win 2018 Shakti Bhatt Prize?
a) Sujatha Gidla b) Arundhati Roy c) Kiran Desai d)Amitav Ghosh
Answer: Sujatha Gidla.
Explanation:
US-based Dalit author Sujatha Gidla Wins Sakti Bhatt 1st Book Prize

The Sakti Bhatt 1st Book Prize is funded by the Sakti Bhatt Foundation. it had been established in 2008 in memory of young author Sakti. It carries a money prize of Rs a pair of large integer

2) 27th Fusion Energy Conference held Where is Location?
a) Bangalore Karnataka b) Panaji Goa c)  Thiruvananthapuram Kerala d) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Answer: Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Explanation:
27th Fusion Energy Conference 

Innovative concepts on using nuclear fusion as a source of energy are likely to be discussed at the
27th Fusion Energy Conference beginning in Gandhinagar Monday.
The six-day event is organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and hosted by the Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of Plasma Research.

3) Who is the name PM Modi announces Police award?
a) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s b) Bhagat Singh c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak d) Chandra Shekhar Azad
Answer: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s
Explanation:
PM Modi announces police award in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s name

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an annual award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
The award is for police and paramilitary forces for commendable contributions in disaster relief operations.

4) Four Himalayan peaks located near the Gangotri glacier of the Uttarkashi district have been named after former Prime Minister __________.
a) Rajiv Gandhi b) Chandra Shekhar c) Indira Gandhi d)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Answer: Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Explanation:
Four Himalayan peaks named after late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Four Himalayan peaks located near the Gangotri glacier of the Uttarkashi district have been named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The peaks in question are located near the Sudarshan and Saifi peaks in Raktvan valley and have been named Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4.
The peaks are places at 6,557m, 6,566m, 6,160m and 6,100m on the right flank of Gangotri glacier.

5) what programme IFC launches $1billion in the US, Europe?
a) masala bond b) sweet bond c) Junk bond d) None of these
Answer: masala bond
Explanation:
IFC launches $1 billion masala bond programme in the US, Europe

World Bank’s lending arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has launched its $1 billion masala bond programme in the USA and Europe.
The bonds are aimed at funding the rapidly expanding investment activities of IFC in India.
Masala bonds are rupee-denominated borrowings which are issued overseas.
IFC uses masala bonds to raise rupee funds overseas and brings the proceeds to India for investment

6) The longest bridge in India is built on which river?
a) Yamuna River b) Ganges River c) Brahmaputra River d) Godavari River
Answer: Brahmaputra River
Explanation:
India’s longest river bridge to be built across the Brahmaputra in North East.

India’s longest river bridge will be built across the Brahmaputra river, connecting Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghalaya.
The 19.3 km, the four-lane bridge will cut road travel by 203km and will be built by 2026-27.
Currently, vehicles are forced to take a 200km detour using the Naranarayan Bridge, which is 60km upstream.

7) ______Climate Fund approves $1billion for projects in poor countries
a) Green b) Pink c) Yellow d) None of these
Answer: Green
Explanation:
Green Climate Fund approves $1billion for projects in poor countries

Green Climate Fund has approved more than 1 billion dollars for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change.
Green Climate Fund is a South Korea-based UN-backed fund.
The funding that has been approved includes projects linked to geothermal energy in Indonesia, greener cities in Europe and West Asia, and protection for coastal communities in India.

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