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Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 30th November 2018 (Solutions)

Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 30th November 2018 (Solutions)_30.1
Q1. Which of the following state is hosting the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Kerala
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Odisha
Q2. Which country has launched a Social Security Scheme for formal sector workers of the country recently (27th November 2018)?
(a) Nepal
(b) Bhutan
(c) Pakistan
(d) Sri Lanka
Q3. The 2018 G20 Buenos Aires, Argentina summit will be the _________________ meeting of Group of Twenty.
(a) 09th
(b) 17th
(c) 15th
(d) 13th
Q4. The opening ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, which was almost a three-hour long, conveyed a powerful message of-
(a) teams will fight
(b) oneness of humanity
(c) edition of the tournament
(d) formal sector workers
Q5. Which country has imposed martial law in the country to fight what its president called “growing aggression” from Moscow?
(a) Greece
(b) Bulgaria
(c) Ukraine
(d) Ireland
Q6. The Reserve Bank has launched a survey to gauge their scope with respect to turnover, profitability, and workforce with an aim to create a profile of India’s startup sector. The survey forms have been mailed to all startup entities registered with-
(a) SEBI
(d) DIPP
Q7. Name the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, who has passed away at the age of 57 recently?
(a) Stan Lee
(b) William Goldman
(c) Bernardo Bertolucci
(d) Stephen Hillenburg
Q8. What is the capital city of Ukraine?
(a) Valletta
(b) Warsaw
(c) Kiev
(d) Madrid
Q9. Markets regulator SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) has fined brokerage house Anand Rathi Rs ______________ for violating stock broker norms by transferring funds from the client’s account to own account and vice versa on several occasions.
(a) Rs 5 lakh
(b) Rs 1 lakh
(c) Rs 10 lakh
(d) Rs 17 lakh
Q10. Name the famous singer, who has passed away at the aged 64 following a cardiac arrest in Mumbai recently?
(a) Mohammed Aziz
(b) Vinod Rathod
(c) AR Rahman
(d) Udit Narayan
Q11. The government has appro­ved _____________ percent stake sale in state-owned airline Air India’s ground-handling company Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL).
(a) 50%
(b) 10%
(c) 100%
(d) 26%
Q12. Who is the present Chairman of SEBI?
(a) Ajay Tyagi
(b) Urjit Patel
(c) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
(d) Subhash Chandra Khuntia
Q13. Hospitality startup OYO has appointed Max Healthcare Executive Director _________________ as the CEO of its new real estate business.
(a) Hima Das
(b) Jalaj Srivastava
(c) Abhijit Bose
(d) Rohit Kapoor
Q14. The Uttarakhand government has decided to rename the _________________ airport after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
(a) Haldwani
(b) Dehradun
(c) Rishikesh
(d) Haridwar
Q15. Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’, in-
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Shimla
(d) New Delhi
Q16. Who is the present Governor of Uttarakhand?
(a) Ganeshi Lal
(b) Baby Rani Maurya
(c) Lalji Tandon
(d) Banwarilal Purohit
Q17. Who has received the first copy of the book “Making of New India: Transformation under Modi Government”, from FM Arun Jaitley?
(a) Sunil Lanba
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Venkaiah Naidu
(d) Ram Nath Kovind
Q18. India’s premier National Research Laboratory CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH) announced a new partnership with Merck, a leading German science and technology company, to establish a ‘High End Skill Development Centre’ in-
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Kolkata
(c) Shimla
(d) New Delhi
Q19. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India, a premier national R&D organisation, is among the world’s largest publicly funded R&D organisation. CSIR based in-
(a) Chennai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Bengaluru
(d) New Delhi
Q20. Who is the present Prime Minister of Nepal?
(a) Madhav Kumar Nepal
(b) Baburam Bhattarai
(c) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
(d) Sushil Koirala


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