Current Affairs Quiz: October 13, 2017

Current Affairs 13 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. Union Government has decided to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi from 2 Oct _______ to 2 Oct ______.
    A) 2018, 2019
    B) 2020, 2021
    C) 2019, 2020
    D) 2017, 2018
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Government of India will commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi during the period from 2nd October, 2019 to 2nd October, 2020.
  2. What is the rank of India among 119 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI), 2017 according to report by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)?
    A) 105
    B) 98
    C) 100
    D) 102
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
  3. According to World Payment Report 2017, digital payments in India will grow at a compound annual growth rate of how much percent during 2016 to 2020?
    A) 25.4%
    B) 26.2%
    C) 26.7%
    D) 25.8%
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
  4. Who will head the national committee constituted to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi From 2 Oct 2019 to 2 Oct 2020?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    The event will be celebrated at both national and international levels to propagate the message of the Mahatma. A National Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been constituted for the purpose.
  5. Which of the following Indian city will host the 12th World Sudoku Championship and the 26th World Puzzle Championship in October 2017?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation: 
    Bengaluru.
    This will be the first time since 1992, when the first World Puzzle Championship took place, that the championship will take place in India.
  6. Which country has overtaken the United States to become the world’s largest ice cream producer?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) UK
    D) Myanmar 
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest ice cream producer, according to data from an industry expo in Tianjin City.  
  7. Which of the following banks has launched a mobile app – Trade Transaction Tracker – to help customers track the status of their trade transactions on a real-time basis?
    A) DBS Bank
    B) Barclays Bank
    C) HSBC Bank
    D) Deutsche Bank
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) announced the launch of a mobile app – Trade Transaction Tracker – to help customers track the status of their trade transactions on a real-time basis.
  8. According to a set of fresh guidelines given by the Reserve Bank of India in October 2017, what is the limit on minimum KYC mobile wallets that they can hold?
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 12,000
    D) Rs 15,000
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Minimum KYC wallets cannot have a balance of more than Rs 10,000 and this can be allowed only for purchase of goods and services and not for remittances to other wallets or bank accounts.
  9. According to a set of fresh guidelines given by the Reserve Bank of India in October 2017, what is the limit on full KYC mobile wallets that they can hold?
    A) Rs 50,000
    B) Rs 80,000
    C) Rs 1,00,000
    D) Rs 1,20,000
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Full KYC wallets will have a limit of Rs 1 lakh and all facilities for fund transfer will be allowed.
  10. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the global Internet of Things (IoT) market spend will grow from $625.2 billion in 2015 to ______ trillion in 2020.
    A) $4.94
    B) $1.82
    C) $3.36
    D) $1.29
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation: 
    With the emergence of digital economy, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market spend will grow from $625.2 billion in 2015 to $1.29 trillion in 2020 — with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.6 per cent, a report revealed.
  11. According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the Indian Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for August released showed that factory output grew _____ against the same month last year.
    A) 4.3%
    B) 4.1%
    C) 5.4%
    D) 5.6%
    View Answer
       Option A
    4.3% 
  12. Which of the following telecom company has acquired the telecom business of Tata Group?
    A) Reliance Jio
    B) Vodafone 
    C) Bharti Airtel
    D) Idea
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:  
    Bharti Airtel and Tata have announced that they have entered into an understanding to merge Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited (TTML) into Bharti Airtel.
  13. Esther Staubli of ___________ will become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, where she will be the referee in a FIFA 2017 match to be held in Kolkata in October 2017?
    A) USA
    B) Norway
    C) Switzerland
    D) Belarus
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Switzerland’s Esther Staubli will become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup when Japan clash with New Caledonia in the final round group E match in Kolkata on 14th October 2017.
  14. Which Indian cricketer has been appointed as the Laureus’ first Indian ambassador?
    A) Yuvraj Singh
    B) Sachin Tendulkar
    C) Rahul Dravid 
    D) Kapil Dev
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Laureus World Sports Awards is an annual award ceremony honoring remarkable individuals from the world of sports along with the greatest sporting achievements throughout the year. 
  15. Which of the following Indian cricketer announced his retirement from all forms of cricket effective November 1?
    A) Rohit Sharma
    B) Suresh Raina
    C) Shikhar Dhawan
    D) Ashish Nehra 
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:  
    Veteran Indian pacer Ashish Nehra confirmed that he would be retiring from all forms of cricket after the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series against New Zealand, which is to be held at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on November 1
  16. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Union Health Secretary in October 2017?
    A) Charu Mehta
    B) Garima Gupta
    C) Preeti Sudan
    D) Keerti Nanda
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Preeti Sudan, 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service of Andhra Pradesh cadre, was appointed as the new Union Health Secretary. 
  17. The Asam Sahitya Sabha is going to confer the first Centenary National Award for Literature to whom among the following?
    A) Namita Gokhale
    B) Garima Gupta
    C) Deepti Sardana
    D) Priya Khatter
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    Eminent writer Namita Gokhale has been nominated for the first Centenary National Award for Literature, to be conferred by one of the most prestigious literary bodies in India — the Asam Sahitya Sabha — for her outstanding literary contributions 
  18. To whom among the following,  President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2017?
    A) Bindeshwar Pathak
    B) Biren Sandhu
    C) Kailash Satyarthi 
    D) Ravi Kumar Verma
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: 
    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2017 to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak. 
  19. What is the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child 2017?
    A) EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises
    B) Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls
    C) Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
    D) The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
    View Answer
       Option A
     

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  20. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided to appoint how many female referees for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, which will also be the first time to do so?
    A) Five
    B) Seven
    C) Four
    D) Six
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Staubli is one of seven women referees invited to the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
  21. Where is the headquarters of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) situated?
    A) Dubai, UAE
    B) Shanghai, China
    C) London, United Kingdom
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option C
  22. Where is the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) located?
    A) Ottawa, Canada
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) London, United Kingdom
    D) Washington, D.C., USA
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     
    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an international agricultural research center founded in the early 1970s to improve the understanding of national agricultural and food policies to promote the adoption of innovations in agricultural technology.
  23. When is observed International Day of the Girl Child annually?
    A) 11 October
    B) 12 October
    C) 13 October
    D) 14 October
    View Answer
       Option A

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  1. LIC AAO 2018

    please change the explanation 21st question

      1. Sharabi

        @subhra mam…
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  2. Sharabi

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  3. Sharabi

    @subhra mam…
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    …aur site open ni ho ra hai

    Bandwidth limit exceeded…

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      1. Sharabi

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  4. वैम्पायर हंटर

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