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Current Affairs-(October-2018)

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PSC Question and Answer about Current Affairs-(October-2018) including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- Nationality of Prof Ved Prakash Nanda who received Padmabhushan in 2018



USA


Question2:- The first City in Kerala to host Twenty -20 Cricket Match



Thiruvananthapuram


Question3:-The nationality of Nouf Marwaai, the yoga instructor who has recently conferred with Padma Shri Award



Soudi Arabia


Question4:- The number of permanent judges in Kerala High Court



27


Question5:- Which Bollywood personality has become the official brand ambassador of Sikkim



A.R. Rahman


Question6:-Which Country was visited by Indian P.M Narendra Modi on the occasion of 25 th anniversary of diplomatic relations



Israel


Question7:- Who authored the book "Speaking Power to Truth"



P. Chidambaram


Question8:- Who got the latest Pallavur Appu Marar Award of Govt of Kerala



Annamada Parameswara Marar


Question9:-Who has become the first woman chairman of Indian Banks' Association



Usha Ananthasubrahmanyan


Question10:-Who is the Chief Minister of Utter Pradesh



Yogi Adityanath


Question11:- Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Ethics Commission of International Olympic Committeee



Ban Ki Moon


Question12:- Who has been appointed as ICC's first female independent director



Indra Nooyi


Question13:-Which language was adopted as the second language of Telangana



Urdu


Question14:- Name the Organization that prepares the Global Human Capital Index



World Economic Forum


Question15:- National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) is also known as



Ajeevika


Question16:-Pradhanmanthri Mathruvandana Yojana was implemented in the year



2017


Question17:- The famous Cricketer who was honoured with Padmabhushan in 2018



M.S. Dhoni


Question18:- The Minister for Water Resources in Kerala



Mathew T Thomas


Question19:-The nationality of Rafel Nadal , famous Tennis Player



Spain


Question20:-The state in India which implemented Compassionate Family Pension Scheme instead of Compassionate Employment Scheme



Assam


Question21:-What is the Track Guage of Kochi Metro



1435 mm


Question22:-Which Country defeated England in the final of 2017 under -17 Football Cup



Spain


Question23:- Which is the second largest contributer the United Nations Budget



Japan


Question24:- Which Country topped in the medal tally of 2017 Asian Athletic Championship



India


Question25:-Which Indian state has the largest number of Elephants



Karnataka


Question26:- Which is the venue of the 8 th edition of Theatre Olympics



New Delhi


Question27:-Which South Indian music director has been awarded the Padma Vibhooshan for the year 2018



Ilaya Raja


Question28:- Who headed the State Jury Film Award of 2017



T.V. Chandran


Question29:-With which country India signed Rafale Warplane agreement



France


Question30:- Who is the Captain of Indian Cricket Team



Virat Kohli


Question31:- Who is the Chief Minister of Puthucherry



V. Narayana Swami


Question32:- Who is the Minister of Agriculture in Kerala



V.S. Sunil Kumar


Question33:- Who is the Minister in charge of the Portfolio of Electricity in Kerala Cabinet



M.M. Mani


Question34:-Who is the President of International Cricket Council



Sasank Manohar


Question35:-Who was appointed as the Amicus Curie in the Case demanding re investigation in the assassination of Gandhiji



Amerendar Sharan


Question36:-Who is the Captain of Indian Hockey Team (Men)



P.R. Sreenish


Question37:-In which district is Banasura Sagar where floating Solar Power Plant was installed



Wayanad


Question38:- H.D. Kumaraswami is the new Chief Minister of



Karnataka


Question39:-In which year Nava Kerala Mission was launched



2016


Question40:- K. Somanathan Nair alias Nathan was passed away in 2018 April was famous as a



Cartoonist


Question41:-Name the Country that earned maximum revenue from non residents in 2017



India


Question42:- The 20 th Country to ban Muthalaq



India


Question43:-The first Latin American Country to get membership in NATO



Colombia


Question44:-The first Teritory in the world to repeal same sex marriage



Bermuda


Question45:- The last country to join the list of Test playing nations



Afghanistan


Question46:- The Literacy Programme launched by the Literacy Mission for the inmates of Old age Homes and Orphonages .



Aksharaswanthanam


Question47:- The nationality of Maria Fernado Espinosa who has been selected as the President of United Nations General Assembly



Ecuador


Question48:- The Navel Version of Ballistic missile which is capable of carrying nuclear weapons ,experimented by India in 2018 Feb from Blalasore in Odisha



Dhanush


Question49:- The number of African Countries that have membership in United Nations



54


Question50:-The number of Test Cricket Playing Nations



12


Question51:-G.S.T. came into force on



July1, 2017


Question52:-In which country is Gwadar Port



Pakistan


Question53:-Name the first Geoinformatic Panchayath in Kerala



Aruvikkara


Question54:-Name the Rocket used by ISRO to launch its 100 th satellite CARTOSAT-2



PSLV C-40


Question55:-Pradhanmanthri Ujjwala Yojana is related to



LPG Connection


Question56:-The back side of new Rs 10 note features motif of 'Rani Ki Vav'. It is a monument in



Gujarath


Question57:-The first Kudumbasree Unit in Kerala for transgender persons



Manassini


Question58:-The first wick keeper for India to take Ten catches in a single test



Wridhiman Saha


Question59:- The first woman President of NASSCOM



Debjani Gosh


Question60:-What is the dimension of Rs 2000 note



166 mm * 66 mm


Question61:- Which country has roped in Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra as their Tourism Ambassador



Australia


Question62:-Who won Gold in the 100 meters men final of the world athletic championship held at London in 2017



Justilin Gatlin


Question63:-Which country won women cricket world cup of 2017



England


Question64:-Which state assembly has passed the bill on parental care on Sept 15, 2017



Assam


Question65:-Which state has started Kabir Mahotsav to mark the 500 th death anniversary of mystic poet and saint Kabir Das



Uttar Pradesh


Question66:-Which was declared as the National Language by Israel



Hebrew


Question67:- Who authored the autobiography "Imperfect"



Sanjay Manjarekar


Question68:- Which Country hosted the Olympics 2016



Brazil


Question69:-Bhin Bhin, Kaka and Atung are the mascots of



2018 Asian Games


Question70:-In which Assembly Constitution byelection was conducted in 2018



Chengannur


Question71:- In which Country Emerson Mnangagua has been re elected as the President



Zimbawe


Question72:- In which Indian state a huge Stautue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel named Statue of Unity is being constructed



Gujarat


Question73:- The brand ambassador of Haritha Keralam Project



K.J. Yesudas


Question74:-SABLA scheme focuses on



Adolescent girls


Question75:-The 193 ed member of UNO



South Sudan


Question76:- In which state is Malkajgiri, the Loksabha Constituency with the largest number of Voters



Telangana


Question77:-The Chairman of 14 th Finance Commission



Y.V Reddy


Question78:- The tenure of 14 th Finance Commission



2015 -2020


Question79:-The first country to introduce laws to allow the creation of three-parental babies



Britain


Question80:-The first state to implement a buy back scheme for PET bottles and plastic milk pouches



Maharashtra


Question81:-The height of Statue of Unity



597 Ft


Question82:-The host of ICC World Cup 2019



England , Wales


Question83:-The Nationality of Maria Sharapoa



Russia


Question84:- The number of members of European Union



28


Question85:- The number of members of OPEC



15


Question86:- The oldest member of 16 th Loksabha



L.K. Advani


Question87:-The proposed venue of 2020 Summer Olympics



Tokyo


Question88:-The Scheme of Govt of Kerala for Children below 18 years of Age who are affected by Fatal diseases



Thalolam


Question89:- What is the name of the mission which aims to achieve full immunisation coverage for all children in the country by 2020



Mission Indradhanush


Question90:- Which award is given to the best goal keeper in FIFA world cup



Golden Glove


Question91:-Which department launched 'Lahari Vimuktha Keralam Project'



Excise


Question92:-Which film has won the Palm d Or at rhe 2017 Cannes Film Festival



The Square


Question93:- Which Indian village has won 2017 Smart Village Award



Govardhan Eco Village


Question94:-Which is the first state to ban the inclusion of names of Govt Functionaries on Foundation Stones and Inaugural plaques



Punjab


Question95:- Which is the Political Party of Imran Khan



Pakistan Thehreek e Insaf


Question96:-Who is the Chairman of Dam Safety Authority of Kerala



R. Ramachandran Nair


Question97:- Who is currently the World's oldest Monarch



Queen Elizabeth II


Question98:-Which launching Vehicle of ISRO got the reward of 104 space craft in their desired orbits



PSLV C 37


Question99:- A number of petitions were brought before the Supreme Court challenging Section 377 . What is related to Section 377 of Indian Penal Code



Home Sexuality


Question100:- Who was selected for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award 2017



Bhartruhari Mahatab