Current Affairs Quiz: October 19, 2017

Current Affairs 19 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. In October 2017, Income Tax Department launched which of the following for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues?
    A) Mobile application

    B) Website
    C) Window in Income Tax office 
    D) Online chat service
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     Income Tax Department has launched an online chat service for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues.
  2. Which country is going to host 2017 Technology Summit in November 2017?
    A) Hong Kong
    B) UAE
    C) Canada
    D) India
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
      New Delhi, India
  3. Which of the following state launched ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ for the farmers of the state?
    A) Chhattisgarh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ambitious ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’ for the farmers of the state.
    Madhya Pradesh is the first state to lend money to farmers at zero percent interest.
  4. In which state is the Birsa Munda Tribal University inaugurated?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Bihar
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
      Gujarat Minister of State for Tribal Welfare Shabdasharan Tadvi inaugurated the Birsa Munda Tribal University in the tribal dominated Rajpipla town in Narmada district about 90 kms from Vododra.
  5. Which country has been chosen as the partner country for 2017 Technology Summit going to be held in new Delhi in November 2017?
    A) Hungary
    B) Singapore
    C) Canada
    D) Norway
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     Canada will be the partner country at the 23rd iteration of the Tech Summit, India’s largest knowledge and technology conference and exhibition to be held from November 14 to 15, 2017 in New Delhi.
  6. Which of the following countries naval ship Somudra Avijan arrived Visakhapatnam on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC)?
    A) Myanmar
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Nepal
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     Bangladesh naval ship Somudra Avijan has arrived Visakhapatnam on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC).
  7. As per latest notification of RBI in October 2017, under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), banks need to provide how much percent funds to women self help groups in 2017-18?
    A) 7%
    B) 4%
    C) 6%
    D) 9%
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     The RBI said that banks will provide funds to women self help groups, SHGs, in rural areas at 7 per cent under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) in the current fiscal.
  8. According to NITI Aayog, India’s GDP growth is likely to grow at what percent in FY’18 (2017-18)?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7%
    D) 6.8%
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     According to NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, the economic slowdown that began in 2013-14 has bottomed out and the GDP is likely to grow at 6.9-7 % this fiscal (2017-18) and 7.5% in 2018-19.
  9. Who has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize?
    A) Paul Beatty
    B) Marlon James
    C) George Saunders
    D) Richard Flanagan
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     US author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.
  10. According to 2017 “Authentic Brands Study”, which of the following brand is considered as the most athentic brand by consumers in India?
    A) Google
    B) Facebook
    C) Amazon
    D) Samsung
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     Indian consumers regard Google as the most authentic brand, even though Amazon.com tops the list globally, reveal results of the 2017 “Authentic Brands Study” by the new survey of global communications agency Cohn & Wolfe.
  11. US author George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his novel ______
    A) Midnight’s Children
    B) The Underground Railroad
    C) The Narrow Road to the Deep North
    D) Lincoln in the Bardo
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     US author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize. He became only the second American writer to win Britain’s renowned Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel “Lincoln in the Bardo”.
  12. Which of the following airports has been rated as the Best Airports in the World in 2-5 million Passenger category according to ACI-ASQ Survey?
    A) Srinagar International Airport
    B) Calicut International Airport
    C) Jaipur International Airport
    D) Pune Airport
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     The Jaipur and Srinagar Airport got First and Second rank respectively in the category of 2-5 million passengers in ACI-ASQ Survey.
  13. Which of the following airports has been rated as the Best Airports in the World in 5-15 million Passenger category according to ACI-ASQ Survey?
    A) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
    B) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport 
    C) Chennai International Airport
    D) Indira Gandhi International Airport 
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has bagged the World 1 airport Award trophy of the Airports Council International (ACI) in the 5-15 million passengers per annum category.
  14. Who among the following has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the US?
    A) Dinesh Kapadia
    B) Mahesh Sharma
    C) Ajay Raju
    D) Vijay Kumar
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
      Noted Indian-American attorney Ajay Raju has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the US.
  15. Who among the following Indian-origin teenager has become the UK’s youngest millionaire?
    A) Aditya Ruparelia
    B) Aakash Ruparelia
    C) Aadaksh Ruparelia
    D) Akshay Ruparelia
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     
    Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia has made a fortune by selling houses through his online estate agency business during his school lunch breaks and has become one of UK’s youngest millionaires
  16. Veteran __________ actor Roy Dotrice passed away recently.
    A) American
    B) British
    C) German
    D) Russian
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     Roy Dotrice, a veteran British actor known for his role as Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus and his many theater and TV roles has passed away.

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3 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: October 19, 2017”

  1. Jitu

    wish you a very happy and prosperous diwali
    @ Az Team…

  2. Sharabi

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