Today 18 Oct Current Affairs Quiz | Today Top 15 MCQ With Detailed Explanation

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18 Oct Current Affairs Quiz question is the most important factor to crack every type of competitive exams like UPSC and any more. it can assist you with scoring great numbers in the test on the off chance that you are refreshed with all the current news. Banking Awareness, Static GK, and the current news are the parts that make the GK segment total. It is essential to comprehend what’s going on inside and outside of India.

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18 Oct Current Affairs Quiz Top 15 MCQ question with Details

Q1. Which state launched ‘Sujal’ Mission to provide tap water fit for drinking?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Odisha
  4. Goa

Correct Answer – (3) Odisha

Explanation:

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated “Sujal”, ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ scheme, to provide round the clock supply of quality tap drinking water in all urban areas of the state.

Odisha:

Capital: Bhubaneswar Emblem: Emblem of Odisha Tree: Indian Fig tree Governor: Ganeshi Lal

Q2. India will be delivering one of its kilo-class submarines, INS Sindhuvir to whichnation?

  1. Maldives
  2. Myanmar
  3. Malaysia
  4. Mauritius

Correct Answer – (2) Myanmar

Explanation:

India will soon be transferring one of its kilo-class submarines, INS Sindhuvir to the Myanmar Navy. This will be a significant move, as it will be the first submarine of the Myanmar Navy.

Myanmar (Burma):

Capital: Naypyitaw President: Win Myint Currency: Burmese kyat

Q3. Which state government signed an agreement with Rugby India till 2023?

  1. Kerala
  2. Odisha
  3. Karnataka
  4. Goa

Correct Answer – (2) Odisha

Explanation:

The Government of Odisha and Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU) signed an agreement to sponsor the Indian national rugby teams for the next three years, till 2023, and facilitate high-performance training and conditioning of the players.

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Q4. Name the CMD of NTPC Ltd. whose term has been extended till July 2025?

  1. Sanjeev Puri
  2. Gurdeep Singh
  3. Shashi Shanker
  4. Dinesh K Sarraf

Correct Answer – (2) Gurdeep Singh

Explanation:

The Government has extended the tenure of Gurdeep Singh as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state run NTPC Ltd. till 31 July 2025.

Q5. Which Country tested maritime surveillance drone, “SeaGuardian” for search and rescue operations, and maritime surveillance?

  1. China
  2. New Zealand
  3. India
  4. Japan

Correct Answer – (4) Japan

Explanation:

Japan’s Coast Guard started testing “SeaGuardian” – a Maritime Surveillance Drone in the coast of Sariku in Northeastern Japan, along the coasts of Sea of Japan. The drone is being tested amidst rising tensions between China & Japan in the East China Sea. It is being tested to check the capabilities of the drone in carrying out operations like search and rescue operations, and maritime surveillance. The drone has been developed by the United States (US) based defence firm General Atomics Aeronautical Systems.

Japan:

Prime minister: Yoshihide Suga

Capital: Tokyo

Currency: Japanese yen

Q6. Which nation contributed 1 million dollars to UNRWA for Palestine Refugees?

  1. Russia
  2. UAE
  3. USA
  4. India

Correct Answer – (4) India

Explanation:

India has contributed one million dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees in Near East region. This will support the UNRWA’s programmes and services including the education, health care, relief and social services. India’s support to Palestine is an integral part of India’s foreign policy.

India:

President: Ram Nath Kovind

Capital: New Delhi

Q7. Who has been appointed as Brand Ambassador of Beauty Accessories Brand VEGA?

  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Virat Kohli
  3. Hardik Pandya
  4. M S Dhoni

Correct Answer – (1) Rohit Sharma

Explanation:

Beauty Accessories Brand VEGA has appointed Rohit Sharma as it’s Brand Ambassador. Rohit will endorse men’s personal grooming electronics range under the ‘Vega Men’ brand. The campaign will go live in October 2020.

Rohit Sharma:

Born: 30 April 1987 (age 33 years), Nagpur

Test debut (cap 280): 6 November 2013 v West Indies

ODI debut (cap 168): 23 June 2007 v Ireland

Last ODI: 19 January 2020 v Australia

T20I debut (cap 17): 19 September 2007 v England

Spouse: Ritika Sajdeh (m. 2015)

Q8. The centre plans to make India Trans Fat free by which year?

(1) 2030

(2) 2024

(3) 2022

(4) 2021

Correct Answer – (3) 2022

Explanation:

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced recently that the government aims to make India Trans Fat free by 2022, a year ahead of the target set by the World Health Organization.

Q9. Which state/UT announced the “My Town My Pride” programme to deliver government services at doorsteps to the people in urban areas?

  1. Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Ladakh
  3. Goa
  4. Delhi

Correct Answer – (1) Jammu and Kashmir

Explanation:

Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) announced the “My Town My Pride” programme to deliver government services at doorsteps to the people in urban areas. This programme will commence from 19th October 2020 as a part of the public outreach initiative in the towns of J&K.

Q10. Who has been appointed as the Interim President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)?

  1. Michael Irani
  2. Tamás Aján
  3. Narinder Batra
  4. Ursula Papandrea

Correct Answer – (1) Michael Irani

Explanation:

Dr. Michael Irani of Great Britain (GBR) was appointed as the Interim President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), at the meeting of the IWF Executive Board, replacing Tamás Aján. Michael Irani is serving as the chairman of the IWF Medical Committee. Michael Irani was born in Bombay, India. He served as the President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Medical Committee from 1995 to 1999.

 

Q11. Who has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO’s Permanent Delegation of India?

  1. Syed Akbaruddin
  2. Jawed Ashraf
  3. Vishal V. Sharma
  4. T S Trimurti
Correct Answer – (3) Vishal V. Sharma

Explanation:

Vishal V. Sharma has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO’s Permanent Delegation of India, with the rank of Ambassador. He will take up the assignment shortly. He succeeds Jawed Ashraf, a 1991 batch IFS (Indian Foreign Service) officer. Vishal V. Sharma is the third political appointee among Indian ambassadors and high commissioners worldwide.

 

Q12. NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission signed a deal with CGI to ‘adopt’ how many Schools’ ATL Labs?

(1) 50

(2) 100

(3) 175

(4) 250

Correct Answer – (2) 100

Explanation:

In order to promote innovation across schools, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with IT company CGI India. As a part of continuous support to Atal Tinkering Lab initiative (ATL), AIM has collaborated with CGI India which is known to be one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms. This latest collaboration will help in creating a successful and innovative workforce from the ATL schools, the plan envisions.

 

Q13. The Zojila Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) provides all-weather connectivity between Srinagar valley and which city?

  1. Kullu
  2. Manali
  3. Jammu
  4. Leh

Correct Answer – (4) Leh

Explanation:

Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) & Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MoMSME) initiated the first blasting process for the construction of one of the longest bi-directional road in Asia i.e. 14.15 Km Zojila Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar valley and Leh (Ladakh plateau) on National Highway (NH)-1. The project has a complete schedule of six years (72 months).The project will be implemented by National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) while its construction work will be carried by Hyderabad (Telangana) based Megha Engineering & Infrastructure Limited (MEIL).

 

Q14. Who is the author of the Book titled, “The Battle of Belonging”?

  1. Romila Thapar
  2. Ramchandra Guha
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Shashi Tharoor

Correct Answer – (4) Shashi Tharoor

Explanation:

Renowned Author and Politician Shashi Tharoor is set to release his new book titled “The Battle of Belonging” is set to be released in November 2020. The book is published by Aleph Book Company. Shashi Tharoor described this book as his “magnum opus” on the Theory, evolution and practice of Nationalism across the globe and especially in India. It provides the historical context to the ideas of nationalism, patriotism, humanism, democracy and their origins.

Q15. Which AFMS Command Hospital has won the Raksha Mantri Trophy for being the Best Command Hospital?

  1. Air Force Command Hospital Bengaluru
  2. Central Command Command Hospital Lucknow
  3. Southern Command Hospital Pune
  4. Eastern Command Hospital Kolkata

Correct Answer – (1) Air Force Command Hospital Bengaluru

Explanation:

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh awarded the Raksha Mantri Trophy to the top Command Hospitals of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2019 on October 16, 2020. Air Force Command Hospital in Bengaluru was adjudged the Best Command Hospital for the year 2019, Command Hospital of the Eastern Command in Kolkata won the award for Second Best Command Hospital for the year 2019.

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