Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - October, 2018

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1. Jasdev Singh, who passed away recently, was associated with Doordarshan for 48 years as __?

[A] Legal Expert
[B] Marketing Advisor
[C] Content Manager
[D] Hindi Commentator

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2. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of which cancer therapy?

[A] Chemotherapy
[B] Radiation
[C] Surgery
[D] Immunotherapy

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3. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, according to UNCTAD’s latest report “Trade and Development Report”?

[A] 6.7%
[B] 7.2%
[C] 7.0%
[D] 7.4%

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4. Thampi Kannanthanam, who passed away recently, was associated to which of the following regional cinemas?

[A] Tamil
[B] Malayalam
[C] Telugu
[D] Odia

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5. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of Older Persons?

[A] Tapping the Talents of Older Persons in Society
[B] Take a Stand Against Ageism
[C] Celebrating Older Human Rights champions
[D] Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment

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6. Who has been elected as the new President of Iraq?

[A] Barham Salih
[B] Fuad Masum
[C] Jalal Talabani
[D] Mashal Ajil al-Yawer

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7. The team of scientists has recently identified regions in the wheat genome responsible for density of which micro-nutrient in wheat grain?

[A] Iron
[B] Zinc
[C] Calcium
[D] Nitrogen

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8. Who has been appointed India’s Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament?

[A] T S Vijiyan
[B] Narmada Kapoor
[C] Pankaj Sharma
[D] Vijay Seth

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9. Who is the winner of India’s first Gold Medal at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics?

[A] Srihari Nataraj
[B] Mehuli Ghosh
[C] Jeremy Lalrinnunga
[D] Manav Thakkar

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10. Who clinched India’s first gold medal at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Para Games?

[A] Paramjeet Kumar
[B] Sandeep Chaudhary
[C] Farman Basha
[D] Devanshi Satijawon

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