Latest Current Affairs Question Answers - 1st October 2018

Q1. Which of the following movies has been chosen as India’s official entry to Oscars 2019?

A.  Village Rockstars

B.  Hichki

C.  Raazi

D.  Kadvi Hawa

Q2. Which of the following countries will be the strategic partner of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)?

A.  Oman

B.  Saudi Arabia

C.  Kuwait

D.  Iran

Q3. Which of the following is the India’s biggest cyclotron facility, which recently became operational?

A.  Cyclone-30

B.  Cyclone-68

C.  Cyclone-123

D.  Cyclone-103

Q4. Who has won India’s first Gold in the Women’s Junior 500 metres race at the 5th Track Asia Cup Cycling 2018?

A.  M Sonali Chanu

B.  Alena Reji

C.  Mayuri Lute

D.  Deborah Herold

Q5. Who was the founder of the Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha (DBHPS)?

A.  Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

B.  Dadabhai Naoroji

C.  Jawaharlal Nehru

D.  Mahatma Gandhi

Q6. Which country to host the first-ever General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

A.  India

B.  Belgium

C.  France

D.  Germany

Q7. India has contributed how much amount to UN solar project?

A.  $8 million

B.  $6 million

C.  $5 million

D.  $1 million

Q8. Tran Dai Quang, who passed away recently, was the current President of which country?

A.  Vietnam

B.  Thailand

C.  Indonesia

D.  Laos

Q9. Which country is host to the 3rd edition of International Business Conference ‘MahaBiz 2018’?

A.  Qatar

B.  Kuwait

C.  Bahrain


Q10. Which city is host to the 5th edition of Asian Para Games in 2026?

A.  New Delhi

B.  Jakarta

C.  Nagoya

D.  Hangzhou

Q11. Which state government has announced a novel scheme for the protection of the exotic Neela kurinji plants?

A.  Tamil Nadu

B.  Mizoram

C.  Nagaland

D.  Manipur

Q12. Which Indian personality has been appointed goodwill ambassador for Nepal tourism?

A.  Naseeruddin Shah

B.  Raveena Tandon

C.  Aksay Kumar

D.  Jaya Prada

Q13. Who is the newly appointed chairman of the Steel Authority of India (SAIL)?

A.  Anil Kumar Chaudhary

B.  PK Rath

C.  Saraswati Prasad

D.  V Gopi Suresh Kumar

Q14. Which country is set to become the world’s first country to double its tiger population?

A.  Nepal

B.  Bangladesh

C.  Myanmar

D.  India

Q15. Which of the following countries have recently celebrated the 100 years of Battle of Haifa?

A.  Israel & UAE

B.  Pakistan & Iran

C.  India & Israel

D.  India & Afghanistan

Q16. Which of the following women-oriented films was / were directed by renowned filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who passed away recently?

A.  Darmiyaan

B.  All of the above

C.  Rudaali

D.  Daman

Q17. Which international organisation has approved Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for India to support its transition to higher middle- income country?


B.  World Bank

C.  World Economic Forum


Q18. Which country to host the 2018 Women’s Boxing World Championship?

A.  France

B.  Indonesia

C.  Japan

D.  India

Q19. The Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) has rolled out from which city?

A.  Ranchi

B.  Raipur

C.  Bhopal

D.  Jaipur

Q20. The Jharkhand government has inked MoU with which insurance company for Ayushman Bharat Scheme?


B.  New India Assurance



Q21. The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved how much amount of loan to Madhya Pradesh for infrastructure projects?

A.  $725-million

B.  $625-million

C.  $425-million

D.  $525-million

Q22. Who has won the 2018 Presidential Election of Maldives?

A.  Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

B.  Mohamed Nasheed

C.  Abdulla Yameen

D.  Mohamed Waheed Hassan

Q23. Which state has topped the charts among States in terms of “2018 Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)?

A.  Andhra Pradesh

B.  Odisha

C.  Tamil Nadu

D.  Madhya Pradesh

Q24. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of Peace?

A.  The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70           

B.  Stand-Up For International Peace

C.  Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All

D.  Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All

Q25. Who has won the women’s singles 2018 China Open badminton title?

A.  Carolina Marin

B.  P V Sindhu

C.  Nozomi Okuhara

D.  Akane Yamaguchi

Q26. Which of the following metros has become the 2nd largest Metro Rail (MR) network in India?

A.  Hyderabad Metro

B.  Delhi Metro

C.  Mumbai Metro

D.  Kolkata Metro

Q27. Which country hosted the first-ever women-only foreign minister conference?

A.  South Africa

B.  Brazil

C.  India

D.  Canada

Q28. Shamsher Singh Bisht, the noted statehood agitator of which state has recently passed away?

A.  Uttarakhand

B.  Chhattisgarh

C.  Jharkhand

D.  Bihar

Q29. West Bank, which is in news recently, is the disputed territory between which of the following countries?

A.  Israel & Palestine

B.  Egypt & Syria

C.  Palestine & Syria

D.  Jordan & Egypt

Q30. Who has been named The 2018 Best FIFA Men’s Player?

A.  Luka Modric

B.  Cristiano Ronaldo

C.  Mohamed Salah

D.  Lionel Messi

Q31. The Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace declared by United Nations recently is___:

A.  2021 to 2030

B.  2022 to 2031

C.  2020 to 2029

D.  2019 to 2028

Q32. On which date, the first-ever International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL-2018) was observed recently?

A.  September 23

B.  September 26

C.  September 24

D.  September 25

Q33. Which IIT has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project in Bengal District?

A.  IIT Bombay

B.  IIT Kanpur

C.  IIT Kharagpur

D.  IIT Madras

Q34. What is the purpose of Justice Amitava Roy committee constituted by Supreme Court recently?

A.  Prison Reforms

B.  Police and Public Order Reforms

C.  Executive-Legislative Relations reforms

D.  Reforms in Tax Laws of India

Q35. What is the India’s rank for investment in health care and education, according to the first-ever scientific study by Seattle-based Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)?

A.  158th

B.  178th

C.  188th

D.  168th

Q36. Which air pollution control device has recently launched by the Union Government for traffic junctions?





Q37. India has decided to organise ‘Gandhi March’ in which country?

A.  South Africa

B.  Kenya

C.  Australia

D.  Netherlands

Q38. The 13th International Silesian Women's Boxing Championships held in which of the following?

A. Geneva, Switzerland

B. New Delhi, India

C. Gliwice, Poland

D. Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Q39. High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis where addressed in which of the following place?

A. New York

B. London

C. Los Angeles

D. California

Q40. Which is the host country of 2018 World Tourism Day (WTD)?

A. Thailand

B. Hungary

C  Mexico

D. Qatar

Q41. Who is newly appointed as the chief of Border Security Force (BSF)?

A. K.K.Sharma

B. Rajni Kant Mishra

C. S.S.Deswal

D. Prakash Desai

Q42. YES Bank has partnered with which online financial services company for integration of its chatbot based platform YES mPower BOT?

A. Google Pay

B. Paytm


D. PayPal

Q43. India ranks __________ on Economic Freedom Index.

A. 96

B. 112

C. 82

D. 105

Q44. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated an Indian Culinary Institute in the state of;

A. Andhra Pradesh

B. Maharashtra

C. Karnataka

D. Manipur

Q45. As per the report of world Bank's "A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia", India's trade in goods with South Asia is;

A. USD 62 billion

B. USD 54 billion

C. USD 52 billion

D. USD 75 billion

Q46. This Indian institute tops in the Global List Of Best Institutes.

A. Indian Institute of Technology-Indore

B. Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay

C. University of Delhi

D. Indian Institute of Science - Bengaluru

Q47. How many Mou's have been signed between India and Uzbekistan recently?

A. 7

B. 8

C. 5

D. 2

Q48. Asian Yoga Federation organised the 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship in __________.

A. Thiruvananthapuram

B. Lucknow

C. Hyderabad

D. Delhi

Q49. 28 September is celebrated as a __________.

A. Alzheimer's Day

B. World Rabies Day

C. Rose Day

D. World Ozone Day

Q50. United Nations signed an order of Sustainable Development Framework with this country.

A. India

B. Norway

C. Russia

D. Netherland

Q51. Name the company which plans to enter into coconut processing and marketing for helping the farmers.

A. Nestle

B. Coffee Day

C. Kohinoor Foods

D. Campco

Q52. The government has set up a Lokpal Search Committee under the Chairmanship of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai. How many members are there in the committee?

A. 12

B. 10

C. 8

D. 15

Q53. Who has been conferred the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2018 for Science and Technology by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)?

A. Dr Thomas Pucadyil

B. Ganesh Nagaraju

C. Nitin Saxena

D. Ashwin Anil Gumaste

Q54. How many states agreed to fix uniform tax rates on petroleum products along with Delhi?

A. 6

B. 8

C. 4

D. 5

Q55. CREDAI has signed a MoU with Greater Chennai Corporation to restore how many waterbodies in the city?

A. 25

B. 12

C. 10

D. 8

Q56. The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons observed throughout the world on;

A. September 26

B. September 24

C. September 21

D. September 23

Q57. Who signed a contract with the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL), Visakhapatnam?

A. Indian Navy

B. Indian Armed Forces

C. Indian Air Force

D. Indian Coast Guard

Q58. Who has appointed a transaction adviser and a legal adviser for procurement projects under the Strategic Partnership (SP) model?

A. Defence Ministry

B. Ministry of External Affairs

C. National Defence Academy

D. Ministry of Home Affairs

Q59. 17 Reserve Bank of India increased the "Facility to Avail Liquidity for Liquidity Coverage Ratio (FALLCR)" from the existing 11 % to __________ of their deposits.

A. 13 %

B. 12 %

C. 15 %

D. 20 %

Q60. World Heart Day is observed on which of the following date?

A. 29th September

B. 28th September

C. 27th September

D. 30th September

Q61. What type of blood test is to be introduced by Abbott for early prediction of heart attack?

A. Troponin-I blood test

B. CK-MB tests

C. Serum myoglobin tests

D. Smart ECG

Q62. NITI Aayog and this company sign SoI to Pilot Drug Supply-Chain.

A. Oracle

B. Google


D. Microsoft

Q63. Who was announced as Brand Ambassador of "Tribes India"?

A. MS Dhoni

B. Hima Das

C. Mary Kom

D. Manu Bhaker

Q64. India's 1st Corn Festival starts in which state?

A. Madhya Pradesh

B. Punjab

C. Tamil nadu

D. Gujarat

Q65. Vikram Misri has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to __________.

A. Japan

B. Syria

C. China

D. Turkey

Q66. Which Smartphone company launched seven new products recently?

A. Xiaomi

B. Apple

C. Oppo


Q67. Centre is reportedly planning the amalgamation of Punjab National Bank (PNB), Andhra Bank and

A. BoB




Q68. On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, this state government will launch the Universal Pension scheme in the state.

A. Assam

B. Uttar Pradesh

C. Rajasthan

D. Bihar

Q69. Who among the following sets a record in the men's long jump in the National Open athletics championships?

A. Ankit Sharma

B. Dutee Chand

C. M. R. Poovamma

D. Sreeshankar Murali