Current Affairs Quiz: October 22, 2017

Current Affairs 22 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. According to a KPMG (a professional service company) survey, which country has emerged as the top country for reporting corporate responsibility information in the annual financial report of companies?
    A) UAE

    B) India
    C) China
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     India
    Steps taken by the Securities and Exchange Board of India has helped the country score high on this parameter.
  2. Name the head of committee constituted to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?
    A) A Rama Krishna
    B) A Mohan Kataria
    C) A Mukund Lal
    D) A Surya Prakash
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     A five-member committee, headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV).
  3. Uttar Pradesh’s Dasna Jail’s which clinic is going to be named after Arushi Talwar who was murdered at the age of 14 at her residence in 2008?
    A) Dental 
    B) Anaesthetics
    C) Pharmacy
    D) Gynaecology
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     
    The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to rename the dental clinic at Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad after Aarushi Talwar, who was murdered at the age of 14 at her residence in 2008. Aarushi Talwar’s parents – Rajesh and Nupur Talwar – who are also dentists spent four years in the jail since 2013 as the accused in the murder case.
  4. In applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under which of the following?
    A) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) First Amendment Rules, 2017
    B) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017
    C) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Third Amendment Rules, 2017
    D) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2017
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     On 21 October 2017, the Reserve Bank clarified that, in applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 published in the Official Gazette on June 1, 2017
  5. In October 2017, government permitted banks to sell which of the following schemes?
    A) Public Provident Fund (PPF)
    B) Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)
    C) Senior Citizens Savings Cenrtificates
    D) All of these
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     In order to encourage savings, the government has allowed banks, including top three private sector lenders, to accept deposits under various small savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), recurring deposits and monthly income plan. Until now, most of the small savings schemes were sold through post offices.
  6. Which of the following playback singers have been selected for this year’s Madhya Pradesh government’s prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award?
    A) A. R. Rahman and Udit Narayan
    B) Kumar Sanu and Sunidhi Chauhan
    C) Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
    D) Mohit Chauhan and Anuradha Paudwal
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Noted music composers Usha Khanna, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and playback singers Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh government’s prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award. 
  7. American William J. Lombardy who has passed away recently belonged to which of the following sports?
    A) Chess
    B) Football
    C) Golf
    D) Tennis
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: Chess
     
  8. Robert Mugabe is the President of which country?
    A) West Indies
    B) Zimbabwe
    C) South Africa
    D) Serbia
    View Answer
       Option B
     
  9. Who among the following topped the list of the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 released by Forbes?
    A) Novak Djokovic
    B) Cristiano Ronaldo 
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     Forbes released the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 with Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo leading the chart. Ronaldo earned £70m in the last year, making him the highest paid European sports personality.
  10. What is the deadline to link bank accounts with Aadhaar Card Number as given by the union government?
    A) 31 December, 2018
    B) 31 January, 2017
    C) 31 March, 2017
    D) 31 December, 2017
    View Answer
       Option D

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  1. Sharabi

    Thanku :)) Thanku

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