Expected Questions from Daily Current Affairs 6-8 October 2018

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Expected Questions from Daily Current Affairs 6-8 October 2018

  1. What is the interest rate of the newly launched the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme FY19? – 5%
  2. RBI recently proposed the introduction of a VRR to encourage Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) willing to undertake long-term investments. What does VRR stand for? – Voluntary Retention Route
  3. RBI has recently proposed the introduction of a Voluntary Retention Route (VRR) for which purpose? – to encourage Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) for long-term investments
  4. RBI has approved the proposal by which bank to sell up to 45 per cent stake in NBFC arm Fedfina to private equity firm True North? – Federal Bank
  5. With which state did OYO sign a MoU to boost the tourism potential of the state? – Uttarakhand
  6. Which of the following bank recently launched ‘Accelerator Engagement Programme’ (AEP) under the Bank’s Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE)? – HDFC Bank
  7. Which of the following was recently covered under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna? – crop loss in wild animal attacks
  8. Which of the following state launched the Chief Minister’s Sashakt Kisan Yojana? – Arunachal Pradesh
  9. Which of the following state launched the Chief Minister’s Krishi Samuh Yojana? – Arunachal Pradesh
  10. With which nation did Indian Railways sign 2 MoUs for the development of cooperation in transport education? – Russia
  11. A 10-member panel set up by the corporate affairs ministry will examine the trends in digital economy, including steep discounts in online retailing. Who is the chairman of this panel? – Injeti Srinivas
  12. With which organisation did UN Environment sign a MoU for coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development? – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  13. Which Indian state has launched a website and an application for collectively analyzing the rainfall, crop situation and underground water level using modern technology? – Maharashtra
  14. JIMEX 18 is a Maritime Exercise between India and _______. – Japan
  15. Which state launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme to provide financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their technical education in the state? – Odisha
  16. Who has been appointed as private secretary (PS) to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu? – D Prasanth Kumar Reddy
  17. Who has been appointed as the ambassador and India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva? – Pankaj Sharma
  18. 86th Air Force Day was observed on ______. – 8 October
  19. World Space Week observed from ________. – 4 to 10 October
  20. What was the theme for World Space Week 2018? – Space Unites the World
  21. Thangjam Tababi Devi is associated with which sports? – Judo
  22. Name India’s first judo medal at Olympics who clinched a Silver in Youth Olympics 2018. – Thangjam Tababi
  23. Who among the following was awarded with the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences? – William Nordhaus (US) and Paul Romer(US)
  24. Who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for endogenous growth theory? – Paul Romer
  25. William Nordhaus won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for which contribution? – integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic

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