Current Affairs Quiz: October 11, 2017

Current Affairs 11 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following became the first state to have cut value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel in tandem with the central government’s decision?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Assam
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
  2. Three states on October 10, 2017 decided to cut value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel in tandem with the central government’s decision. Which of the following is not among those?
    A) Assam
    B) Gujarat
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    Gujarat, Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh have cut value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel in tandem with the central government’s decision last week to reduce excise duty, stoking expectations that the inclusion of petroleum products in the goods and service tax (GST) may happen sooner.
  3. Which among the following state become the first state to incorporate skill development programme in the higher education?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Assam
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan
    In collaboration with IGNOU, the College Education department has prepared 16 courses for entrepreneurship and skill development for colleges in the state.
  4. Where did the third International Conference on Yoga held in October 2017 with theme ‘Yoga for Wellness’?
    A) Bengaluru 
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) New Delhi
    D) Hyderabad 
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:  
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga in New Delhi. The theme of this year’s conference will be ‘Yoga for Wellness.’
  5. According to a report by professional networking giant LinkedIn, India ranked at which position for the largest markets in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce?
    A) 1st
    B) 2nd
    C) 3rd
    D) 4th
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:  
    With 13.7 per cent contribution to the global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce, India has emerged as the 2nd largest market for the industry, a report by professional networking giant LinkedIn has revealed.
  6. Where in Mumbai is the State Bank of India going to built at the largest innovation centre by any financial services company in the country?
    A) Kamothe
    B) Airoli
    C) Belapur 
    D) Kopar
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:  
    The nation’s largest lender State Bank of India is creating a 15,000-sqft innovation centre in Navi Mumbai investing around Rs 100 crore. The centre, to be built at its Global IT Centre in Belapur in Navi Mumbai, will be the largest innovation centre by any financial services company in the country.
  7. According to World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global economy will grow by how much percent in the years 2017?
    A) 3.6%
    B) 3.7%
    C) 3.8%
    D) 3.9%
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF forecast that the global economy will grow by 3.6 per cent in 2017 and 3.7 per cent in 2018 
  8. According to World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), what is the forecast for India’s growth for the yea 2017?
    A) 6.9%
    B) 6.8%
    C) 6.7%
    D) 6.5%
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    India has lost its rank as the world’s fastest growing major economy in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) tally after it slashed India’s growth projection for 2017 by 0.5 percent to 6.7 percent on October 10.  
  9. According to South Asia Economic Focus (Fall 2017) by the World Bank, what is the India GDP growth forecast for 2017-18?
    A) 6.9%
    B) 7.0%
    C) 6.5%
    D) 6.7%
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
    7% for 2017-18 from 7.2% estimated earlier
  10. Who among the following will host Ranji Trophy for the season 2017-18?
    A) Shimla
    B) Bhopal
    C) Ranchi
    D) Dehradun
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:  
    Dehradun, Uttarakhand will host its first ever Ranji Trophy cricket match. The Ranji Trophy match will be played between October 24-27.
  11. Jeakson Singh Thounaojam belongs to which of the following sports?
    A) Volleyball
    B) Basketball
    C) Football
    D) Squash
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Jeakson Singh Thounaojam created history at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium by scoring India’s first goal in a World Cup during India’s match against Colombia. 
  12. Who among the following quit from the post of Facebook India Managing Director (MD) in October 2017?
    A) Sandeep Bhushan
    B) Umang Bhushan
    C) Sandeep Bedi
    D) Umang Bedi
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:  
    Umang Bedi has stepped down from his position. After he quit, the social media platform named Sandeep Bhushan as interim managing director.
  13. What is the theme of World Post Day 2017?
    A) World, Innovation and You
    B) Innovation, Integration and Inclusion
    C) The Post: Delivering for People and Businesses Daily 
    D) Tell us about the world you want to grow up in 
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
  14. What is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017?
    A) Psychological and mental health first aid for all
    B) Dignity in mental health
    C) Mental health in the workplace
    D) Living with schizophreni
    View Answer
       Option C
  15. What is the theme of India Water Week – 2017?
    A) Water for all: Striving together
    B) Water, Energy and Food Security: Call for Solutions
    C) Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth
    D) Water Management for Sustainable Development
    View Answer
       Option C
  16. What is the theme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week – 2017?
    A) The Daughters of New India
    B) Daughters will make the future
    C) Daughters make the World
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option A
  17. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week – 2017 is being celebrated from ______ to _______.
    A) 09th to 15th October, 2017
    B) 10th to 15th October, 2017
    C) 09th to 14th October, 2017
    D) 10th to 14th October, 2017
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Ministry of Women and Child Development will be celebrating the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week from 09th to 14th October, 2017. 
  18. India water Week-2017 is being celebrated from ______ to _______.
    A) 09th to 15th October, 2017
    B) 10th to 15th October, 2017
    C) 09th to 14th October, 2017
    D) 10th to 14th October, 2017
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation: 
    The India Water Week 2017 is going to be held between October 10 – 14, 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
  19. When is World Mental Health Day observed every year?
    A) 10 October
    B) 9 October
    C) 11 October
    D) 8 October
    View Answer
       Option A
  20. When is World Post Day observed every year?
    A) 10 October
    B) 9 October
    C) 11 October
    D) 8 October
    View Answer
       Option B
     


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