Current Affairs Quiz: October 16, 2019

Current Affairs 16 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), launched the website and mobile application Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximise Your Innovation on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Kolkata
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), launched the website and mobile application Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximise Your Innovation on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in New Delhi.

  2. Which state launched the YSR Rytu Bharosa – PM Kisan scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government launched YSR Rytu Bharosa – PM Kisan scheme for farmers’ welfare in the state from Sarvepalli in Nellore district. An amount of Rs 13,500 will be given to farmers in three instalments under this scheme.

  3. Which airline became first airlineglobally to use ‘Taxibot’ on Airbus flight?
    A)Emirates
    B)AirIndia
    C)indigo
    D)Qatar Airways
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Air India scripted history by becoming the first airline in the world to use a TaxiBot on an Airbus A320 aircraft operating a commercial flight with passengers onboard.

  4. Recently which city hosted the first National Hindi Science writers conference?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)satna
    D)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first National Hindi Science writers conference was held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh with an aim to promote use of Hindi and other Vernacular languages in science writing.

  5. The 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched at Barapullah drain in New Delhi.

  6. Recently Indian Army organized Sangam Youth Festival in which state?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Punjab
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Jammu and Kashmir
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Over 1,500 students from 32 different colleges and university participated in the ‘Sangam Youth Festival’ being organised by the Indian Army in collaboration with Jammu University Campus in a bid to spread the message of peace, prosperity, communal harmony and national integration.

  7. Recently RBI imposed a penalty of ₹1 crore on which bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions on Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms?
    A)SBI
    B)Syndicate Bank
    C)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on Lakshmi Vilas Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of directions on Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms.

  8. Which bank has launched a new Fixed Deposit (FD) scheme – FD Health?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank has launched a new Fixed Deposit (FD) scheme – FD Health. The scheme offers FD with a health benefit through a critical illness coverage. Customers will be offered a complimentary insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh.
  9. Recently ICC readmitted Zimbabwe and which other country as ICC members?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Russia
    C)Nepal
    D)USA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Zimbabwe and Nepal have been readmitted as ICC members following the conclusion of the ICC board meetings.

  10. Who won men’s singles title at the Bahrain International Series Badminton at Isa Town, Bahrain?
    A)Priyanshu Rajawat
    B)Lakshya Sen
    C)Vinayak Raj
    D)Ranjit Singh Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat won the men’s singles title at the Bahrain International Series Badminton at Isa Town, Bahrain.

  11. Recently Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Which country?
    A)Tunisia
    B)Uganda
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Rwanda
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Tunisia after a landslide victory in recently concluded Presidential runoff. The Independent law professor Kais Saied won against his rival, Nabil Karoui.

  12. As per Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019,who topped the list for 2019 as top philanthropistg?
    A)Gautam Adani
    B)Mukesh Ambani
    C)Aziz Permji
    D)Shiv Nadar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to the Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019, Shiv Nadar from HCL is the most philanthropic private individual.

  13. Recently Margaret Atwood and whom have jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize?
    A)Bernardine Evaristo
    B)Stephen Lewis
    C)Rogarlatta Johnson
    D)Dwayne Flair
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize after judges flout the rules by declaring a tie.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Rural Women?
    A)Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience
    B)Climate is Changing
    C)Challenge and Opportunities in Climate Resilient Environment
    D)Eliminating Rural Poverty
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Rural Women is observed on 15th October. The day recognizes the crucial role of women and girls in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing.This year’s theme is “Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience”.

  15. When is World Students Day observed?
    A)Oct 17
    B)Oct 16
    C)Oct 15
    D)Oct 14
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Students’ Day is celebrated every year on October 15 on former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s birthday. The day is commemorated on his birth anniversary because of Dr Kalam was a dedicated teacher and identified himself foremost in that role before anything else.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of AirIndia?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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