31st October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 31st October, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, mankind’s first mission to ‘touch’ the sun, has set a new record for closest approach to the sun by a human-made object

2. Parker Solar Probe was launched on 12 August 2016.

3. The previous record for closest solar approach was set by the German-American Helios 2 spacecraft in April 1996.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. In which of the following states has Dr. Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of new Science Centre, the 'Technology Facility Centre' on 29 October 2018?
[A] Assam
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Bihar
[E] Kerala
3. Which country has announced joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and submitted the instrument of ratification on 29th October 2018?
[A] Germany
[B] Somalia
[C] Malawi
[D] Japan
[E] Botswana
4. ________ has partnered with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to train small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs on using the messaging platform to connect with customers. 
[A] Viber
[B] ​WhatsApp
[C] Telegram
[D] Facebook
[E] Snapchat
5. Where has ‘Little India Gate’ been inaugurated on 27 October 2018? 
[A] Indonesia
[B] Maldives
[C] Singapore
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Vietnam
6. What is the theme of the 'Mangaluru Lit Fest 2018' that will be organised in Mangaluru from 3 November 2018 to 6 November 2018?
[A] Our Glorious Past
[B] The Idea of Bharat
[C] Incredible India
[D] Magnificent India
[E] Towards a new World
7. NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has run out of fuel, and its mission has come to an end. The unmanned space telescope was launched in ________. 
[A] 2008
[B] 2009
[C] 2010
[D] 2011
[E] 2012

Scientists have developed a web-based tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms that draws data from which of the following external entities?


2.Media Bias

3.InVID Tools

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
9. The government of which of the following countries will assist the government of U.P. to develop 'Food Value Chain' in the state?
[A] Japan
[B] South Korea
[C] Germany
[D] Poland
10. Which of the following counties has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond? 
[A] Mauritius
[B] Maldives
[C] Comoros
[D] Seychelles
[E] Madagascar