Current Affairs Quiz: October 23, 2017

Current Affairs 23 October 2017 Quiz

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  1. Ram Mukherjee who passed away recently was an Indian film director and screenwriter in Bengali and ______ cinema.
    A) Marathi
    B) Hindi
    C) Malyalam
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     Indian film director and screenwriter in Hindi and Bengali cinema Ram Mukherjee, father of Bollywood star Rani Mukerji has passed away.
  2. In October 2017, World Health Organization cancelled the appointment of whom as its goodwill ambassador who was appointed a few days back his termination?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Lilly Singh
    C) Robert Mugabe
    D) Priyanka Chopra
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s appointment as its Goodwill Ambassador has been cancelled. He was just recently appointed as the WHO’s Goodwill Ambassador. 
  3. Shuttlers from which of the following country have won the women’s doubles title at the Denmark Open badminton tournament 2017?
    A) South Korea
    B) New Zealand
    C) Australia
    D) UAE
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     South Korean shuttlers Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan won the women’s doubles title at the Denmark Open badminton tournament.
  4. Where did the Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 held?
    A) Berlin, Germany
    B) Moroni, Comoros
    C) Zagreb, Croatia
    D) Sofia, Bulgaria
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     Indian pugilists have won eight medals, including four golds, in the third Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia, Bulgaria.
  5. India defeated which of the following country to win Hockey Asia Cup held in October 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Malaysia
    C) Myanmar
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
      India defeated Malaysia 2-1 in final of the Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka, to win the tournament for the third time. India, who have finished as the tournament’s runners-up five times previously, have now won the joint second-most number of Asia Cup titles, alongside Pakistan. India had last won the Asia Cup back in 2007.
  6. Where is the ‘World’s First Floating Wind Farm’ being created?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Australia
    C) Denmark
    D) Scotland
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
      Scotland has finished constructing the “world’s first floating wind farm”. Also, the giant turbines have started supplying electricity to the grid and aims to power more than 20,000 homes.  
  7. According to ‘State of World Population 2017’ released by United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA), what percent of children below 18 years get married in India?
    A) 28%
    B) 31%
    C) 27%
    D) 24%
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    According to ‘State of World Population 2017’ released by United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) Activities 27% of India’s children get married by age 18 as compared to 28% the world over.
    The document released by UNFPA was entitled “World Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality”.
     
  8. Which of the following car manufacturers has become the No. 1 exporter of passenger cars from India?
    A) Maruti
    B) Volkswagen
    C) General Motors
    D) Hyundai Motor
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     Maruti becomes No. 1 exporter of passenger cars from India
  9. In October 2017, which state government passed an ordinance which seeks to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     Rajasthan. With this, the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, promulgated on September 7, also seeks to bar the media from reporting on accusations till the sanction to proceed with the probe is obtained.
  10. Which country will host the first global conference on consumer protection to be held on October 26-27, 2017?
    A) Indonesia
    B) India
    C) Philippines 
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     The two-day Regional Conference on Consumer Protection will be held on October 26-27 in New Delhi and will see the participation of 23 countries, besides India, which is organising the event at the request of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
  11. In February 2018, where will the union government organise International seminar and Global Ayurveda meet?
    A) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    C) Hyderabad, Telangana
    D) Kochi, Kerala
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
      The Kerala government will organize a four days International seminar and Global Ayurveda meet in Kochi in February 2018.
  12. Which of the following countries are not invited by India for the first global conference on consumer protection to be held on October 26-27, 2017?
    A) Pakistan and Indonesia
    B) Afghanistan and Nepal
    C) North Korea and Pakistan
    D) Myanmar and Bhutan
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
      India has not invited Pakistan and North Korea to attend the first global conference on consumer protection to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
  13. India’s first roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry service inaugurated in Gujarat by PM Modi connects ______ of Bhavnagar district in Saurashtra region to _______ of Bharuch district in south Gujarat.
    A) Bhavnagar, Mandva
    B) Bhavnagar, Dahej
    C) Ghogha, Dahej
    D) Ghogha, Mandva
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first phase of the roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry service connecting Saurashtra with south Gujarat. The first phase of the project worth Rs 650-crore connects Ghogha of Bhavnagar district in Saurashtra region to Dahej of Bharuch district in south Gujarat.
  14. Who is the current Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO)?
    A) M. Chan
    B) Tedros Adhanom
    C) A. Nordström
    D) Anthony Lake
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
     WHO headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  15. What is the currency of Scotland?
    A) Krone
    B) Shilling 
    C) CFA Franc
    D) Pound sterling
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
     Capital: Edinburgh

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