GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 09, 2018

1. The Indo-Japan bilateral maritime exercise “JIMEX 18” has started at which of the following cities?
[A] Chennai
[B] Kochi
[C] Visakhapatnam
[D] Agartala

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2. Natwar Thakkar, who passed away recently, was the renowned Gandhian from which state?
[A] Tripura
[B] Nagaland
[C] Mizoram
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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3. Which Indian sportsperson has won the Girls title in the IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships 2018?
[A] M S Jyoti
[B] Anupama Ramachandran
[C] Manasvini Sekar
[D] Keerthana Pandian

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4. Who has been adjudged man-of-the-tournament at the 2018 Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament?
[A] Harsh Tyagi
[B] Ayush Badoni
[C] Prabh Simran Singh
[D] Yashasvi Jaiswal

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5. Which state government has recently launched the Sashakt Kisan Yojana (SKY) & Krishi Samuh Yojana (KSY)?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Punjab
[D] Haryana

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6. Which state government has recently launched the Nirman Kusuma programme?
[A] Assam
[B] Odisha
[C] Nagaland
[D] Kerala

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7. Who has been appointed the new deputy National Security Advisor (NSA)?
[A] Puneet Khanna
[B] R N Ravi
[C] Samant Goel
[D] V Johri

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8. Who heads the reconstituted Pollution watchdog Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)?
[A] Bhure Lal
[B] Ajay Mathur
[C] Navroz K. Dubash
[D] Arunabha Ghosh

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9. Who has become the India’s first judoka to win a medal at the Olympics – junior or senior?
[A] Garima Chaudhary
[B] Kalpana Thoudam
[C] Tababi Devi Thangjam
[D] Shushila Likmabam

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10. Which of the following have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics?
[A] Damian Roland and Christina Choung
[B] William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
[C] Daniel Kahneman and Richard H. Thaler
[D] Friedrich Hayek and Elinor Ostrom

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