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19, 20 October 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for October 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 October 2018:
Who is author of Brief Answers To The Big Questions?
A. Stephen Hawking
B. Lucy Hawking
C. Elaine Mason
D. Eddie Redmayne
Answer: A
Explanation: Stephen Hawking’s final work “Brief Answers to the Big Questions” was launched. It has been completed by the theoretical physicist’s family and academic colleagues, with material drawn from his vast personal archive. It tackles various issues including the existence of God, potential time travel and human intelligence during the next 100 years.

A consortium led by which global steel entity acquired debt-ridden Essar Steel?
A. TATA Steel
B. Bhushan Steel
D. ArcelorMittal
Answer: D
Explanation: On 19 October 2018, the lenders to bankrupt Essar Steel declared that the highest bid was from the joint venture (JV) of Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal, promoted by Lakshmi Mittal, and Japan’s Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp. Thus the consortium acquired the Indian steel maker and ensured that ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, makes its entry into Indian steel sector. ArcelorMittal-led consortium had tabled a resolution plan that offered Rs. 42,000 crore to buy out Essar Steel’s assets, which had accumulated debt of over Rs. 49,000 crore. Essar steel has a 10 million tonne (mt) per annum mill in Hazira, Gujarat. The company is a fully-integrated flat steel manufacturer.

Which state is about to become India’s first smoke-free state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Delhi
C. Pondicherry
D. Kerala
Answer: D
Explanation: Kerala is set to become the India’s first smoke-free State with public sector oil companies aiming for 100 percent LPG penetration. It is estimated that one crore tonnes of emissions, from poisonous gases like firewood cooking, have been contained and 25 lakh trees have been saved with the introduction of LPG in villages.  ........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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