Current Affairs Quiz: October 01, 2017

Current Affairs 1 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who among the following is the head of the committee formed to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet?
    A) Balaji Vishwanathan
    B) TK Vishwanathan
    C) NR Narayanmurthy
    D) Pk Mirathanan
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Home Ministry is examining a report submitted by a high-level committee formed to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet, said informed sources. The committee, headed by T.K. Viswanathan submitted its report to the Union Home Ministry recently.
  2. Who among thee following has inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh that will link Leh to Karakoram?
    A) Ntitin Gadkari
    B) Nirmala Sitharaman
    C) Sushma Swaraj
    D) Maneka Gandhi
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Pratham-Shyok bridge that will link Leh to Karakoram, providing connectivity on the strategically important Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Olde axis for military transport.
  3. Radar-evading J-20 stealth fighter jet belongs to which of the following Country?
    A) Japan
    B) India
    C)  CHina
    D)  S Korea
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    China has announced commissioning its first radar-evading J-20 stealth fighter jets into military service, giving its air force an edge in the region.
  4. Which of the following country has allowed its women to issue fatwas?
    A) Kyrygstan
    B) uzbekistan
    C) Saudi arabia
    D) UAE
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia has voted to allow women to issue fatwas, following a vote in Saudi’s advisory council. The move was approved by 107 votes, ending 45 years of only men being allowed to issue the legal pronouncements in the kingdom. Fatwa:- in the Islamic faith is a nonbinding but authoritative legal opinion or learned interpretation that the Sheikhul Islam, a qualified jurist or mufti, can give on issues pertaining to the Islamic law.
  5. The government has kept interest rates unchanged for which of the following scheme for the Oct-Dec quarter?
    A) Public Provident Fund
    B) Kisan Vikas Patra
    C) Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
    D)  All of these
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has kept unchanged the interest rates on small savings schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi for October-December quarter. Since April last year, interest rates of all small saving schemes have been recalibrated on a quarterly basis. Annual rates are as: Public provident fund (PPF) scheme – 7.8 per cent Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) – 7.5 per cent and mature in 115 months. Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme – 8.3 per cent 5-year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme – 8.3 per cent
  6. The deadline for the sale of pre-GST goods is?
    A) November 30, 2017
    B) March 31, 2017
    C) January 31, 2017
    D) December 31, 2017
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has extended the deadline for sale of pre-GST goods with stickers of revised rates by three months to December 31.
  7. Tom Alter passed away. He is a ______ awardee.
    A) Padma Bhushan
    B) Padma Shri
    C) Padma Vibhushan
    D) All of these
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Padma Shri awardee and veteran film, television and theatre actor, director and writer Tom Alter has passed away
  8. Who among the following is the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?
    A) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C)  Keshari Nath Tripathi
    D) BD Mishra
    View Answer
       Option D 
  9. Who among the following is the Governor of Tamil Nadu?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C)  Keshari Nath Tripathi
    D) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
  10. Who among the following is the Governor of Bihar?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C) Satya Pal Malik
    D) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    View Answer
       Option C
  11. Who among the following is the Governor of Assam?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C) Satya Pal Malik
    D) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    View Answer
       Option B 
  12. Who among the following is the Governor of Meghalaya?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C)  Keshari Nath Tripathi
    D) Ganga Prasad
    View Answer
       Option D
  13. Who among the following is the Lt. Governor of Andaman andNnicobar Islands?
    A) Banwarilal Purohit
    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C) Devendra Kumar Joshi
    D) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    View Answer
       Option C
  14. What is the theme of the International Translation Day 2017?
    A) Working together with joy
    B) Translate with Respect
    C) Translation and Diversity
    D) Enthusiasm in translation and interpreting
    View Answer
       Option C 

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. International Translation Day is celebrated on which of the following date?
    A) 30 September
    B) 28 September
    C) 25 September
    D) 19 September
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
    The observance of this day seeks to recognize contribution of unsung heroes behind international diplomacy who work as language professionals to facilitate dialogue and contribute to development and strengthens world peace and security.
  2. Yellow River belongs to which of the following Country?
    A) Japan
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
       Option C 
  3. Nirmala Sitharaman is the MP of which of the following state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Karanataka
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option B 
  4. What is the capital city of Saudi Arabia?
    A) Asmara
    B) Malabo
    C) Cairo
    D) Riyadh
    View Answer
       Option D 
  5. Guindy National Park is in which of the following stae?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Bihar
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
       Option C 
  6. Hemis national park is in which of the following state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
       Option C 

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7 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: October 01, 2017”

  1. LIC AAO 2018

    Please change Governors as per latest update

  2. jaga

    Tamilnadu–Banwarilal purohit
    Arunachal pradesh–b.d mishra
    Bihar–satya pal mallik
    Assam–jagdish mukhi
    Meghalaya–ganga prasad

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