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Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 20th November 2018

Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 20th November 2018_30.1

Q1. India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 105 million dollar loan agreement to continue financing the transmission system upgrades in which of the following Indian states for increased supply of hydropower?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Uttarakhand
Q2. The 9th Session of the India-Kyrgyz Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation (IK-IGC) was held recently in ___________.
(a) Mumbai
(b) Pune
(c) Chennai
(d) New Delhi
Q3. The 26th edition of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) Conference was organized by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). What was the theme for this conference?
(a) Green Economy and Official Statistics
(b) Development of Environment Statistics
(c) Quality Assurance in Official Statistics
(d) Data Collection and Dissemination
Q4. Name the Popular ad filmmaker and theatre personality who passed away recently at the age of 90.
(a) Pankaj Kapoor
(b) Ratna Pathak
(c) Alyque Padamsee
(d) Dina Pathak
Q5. Which of the following state government has recently announced a new Biotechnology Policy 2018 to attract investments in the sector?
(a) Odisha
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Q6. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched a scheme to provide insurance coverage to dairy farmers in the state. What is the name of this scheme?
(a) Cow Samridhi Plus Scheme
(b) Animal Samridhi Scheme
(c) Gaushala Scheme
(d) Gau Suraksha Sahara Scheme
Q7. Name the bank that has recently announced the launch of India’s first Nexxt Credit Card, which empowers customers with a choice of payment options such as EMI, Reward Points or Credit at the push of a button, on the card, at the point of sale (POS).
(a) DENA Bank
(b) SBI
(c) Karur Vyasya Bank
(d) IndusInd Bank
Q8. Nongkrem dance festival was celebrated recently in ___________.
(a) Nagaland
(b) Assam
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Odisha
Q9. India and ADB has recently signed a $300 million Loan Agreement to support lending by India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL). IIFCL is a wholly-owned Government of India company set up in _____________.
(a) 2004
(b) 2006
(c) 2008
(d) 1997
Q10. Name the decorated Indian Army war veteran of 1971 India-Pakistan war who passed away recently.
(a) Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri
(b) Col Sharad Shukla
(c) Brigadier Manish Karki
(d) Col Virinder Sidhu
Q11. The Asian Development Bank was conceived in the early 1960s as a financial institution that would be Asian in character and foster economic growth and cooperation in one of the poorest regions in the world. ADB is presently composed of how many members?
(a) 117 members
(b) 67 members
(c) 126 members
(d) 61 members
Q12. The Winter session of Lok Sabha will commence from ______________.
(a) 13th December
(b) 17th December
(c) 11th December
(d) 18th December
Q13. The World Toilet Day is organized around the world on _____________.
(a) 14th November
(b) 19th November
(c) 7th November
(d) 24th November
Q14. ADB headquarters in ______________. 
(a) Jakarta
(b) Geneva
(c) Manila
(d) New Delhi
Q15. IIFCL is a wholly-owned Government of India company set up to provide long-term financial assistance to viable infrastructure projects. Who is the present Managing Director of IIFCL?
(a) P V Bharathi
(b) Kumar V Pratap
(c) Sonjoy Kumar Saha
(d) Pankaj Jain

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