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Current Affairs Questions in English for APS & KVS Exam: 13th November 2018 (Solutions)

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Q1. World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated every year on __________.
(a) 4 November
(b) 7 November
(c) 10 November
(d) 3 November
Q2. Name the country in which Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently inaugurated Indian War Memorial at Villers Guislain.
(a) France
(b) Russia
(c) Greece
(d) Italy
Q3. Indian Army inducted new artillery guns and equipment, including K9 Vajra and M777 howitzers, at Deolali artillery centre in Nashik, Maharashtra. The guns have a range of __________.
(a) 20 km
(b) 40 km
(c) 50 km
(d) 30 km
Q4. Name the two countries that have recently started the 25th edition of SIMBEX that will be the “largest since 1994 in terms of scale and complexity”.
(a) India and Switzerland
(b) India and Singapore
(c) India and Indonesia
(d) Indonesia and Singapore
Q5. The theme for 2018 World Science Day for Peace and Development was ____________. 
(a) Role of science for peaceful and sustainable society
(b) Science, a Human Right
(c) International solidarity for shared science between countries
(d) Science for Peace
Q6. Which of the following state Government has announced Rs378 crore investment in the second phase of the State’s flagship aquaculture mission aimed at cutting down fish imports into the hill State?
(a) Sikkim
(b) Assam
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Meghalaya
Q7. Unemployment rate in the country rose to what percent in October 2018 which is highest in two years, according to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE)?
(a) 5.6%
(b) 6.9%
(c) 6.3%
(d) 5.1%
Q8. As per the recent announcement by RBI, the minimum average maturity requirement for ECBs in the infrastructure space raised by eligible borrowers has been reduced to three years from earlier five years. ECB stands for?
(a) External Company Borrowings
(b) External Commercial Borrowings
(c) Exempted Company Borrowings
(d) Exempted Commercial Borrowings
Q9. The Reserve Bank of India is likely to establish an ombudsman for __________ by March 2019 to take the load off the increasing number of complaints currently being handled by the banking ombudsman.
(a) All RRBs
(b) NBFCs
(c) Digital payments
(d) All PSBs
Q10. Name the Business Giant with which the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has formed a strategic partnership to support efforts eliminate hunger globally by 2030.
(a) Alibaba Group
(b) Paytm
(c) Google
(d) Walmart
Q11. Which of the following event organised to mark Diwali celebrations, has entered Guinness Book of World Records, recently? 
(a) Varanasi Deepostav 2018
(b) Ayodhya Deepostav 2018
(c) Gange Deepostav 2018
(d) Namami Gange Deepostav 2018
Q12. Name the Indian mountaineer who has been awarded an honorary doctorate by a prestigious UK university for inspirational achievements in mountaineering.
(a) Bachendri Pal
(b) Malavath Purna
(c) Arunima Sinha
(d) Santosh Yadav
Q13. ___________ is observed as National Cancer Awareness Day in India each year.
(a) 10 November
(b) 17 November
(c) 27 November
(d) 7 November
Q14. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved 100% strategic disinvestment of the government’s equity in the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. Presently, the government of India holds what percentage of shares in Dredging Corporation of India Limited?
(a) 43.56%
(b) 73.44%
(c) 65.84%
(d) 89.54%
Q15. Name the Indian wrestler who has recently acchieved the number one rank in the world in the 65kg category according to the UWW list.
(a) Sushil Kumar
(b) Yogeshwar Dutt
(c) Rumbhan Dev
(d) Bajrang Punia
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