Current Affairs Quiz: October 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which railway zone has launched new application “Rail Dhandora”?
    A)Eastern Railway
    B)Western Railways
    C)Southern Railways
    D)North Central Railway
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to reduce usage of paper for day-to-day operations, the Information Technology Cell of Passenger Marketing Wing, Southern Railway released a new application called Rail Dhandora.

  2. Which state has inked a Letter of Understanding (LoU) on “drink from tap mission” with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Odisha
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to provide quality drinking water to every urban household in the state, Odisha has inked a Letter of Understanding (LoU) on “drink from tap mission” with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

  3. Recently the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have launched which online test for class 9th and 10 th students?
    A)Smriti
    B)Utkarsh
    C)Tamanna
    D)Anvesha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to help students make the right career choices, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have launched an online aptitude test called as ‘Tamanna’ (Try And Measure Aptitude And Natural Abilities).

  4. The Global Bio-India 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Global Bio-India 2019 will be held for the first time in India in New Delhi from 21st to 23rd November, 2019. It is one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders integration programme.

  5. Which bank in association with Universal Sompo General Insurance Co Ltd. has launched an upgraded health care plus insurance policy?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Allahabad Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) in association with Universal Sompo General Insurance Co Ltd. has launched an upgraded health care plus insurance policy.

  6. Who won the men’s Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of the Year award?
    A)RohitSharma
    B)JaspritBumrah
    C)KL Rahul
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and batswoman Smriti Mandhana won the Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of the Year award. They were the two winners from India among five who won the award.

  7. Who has been appointed as the chairman of Airports Authorityof India?
    A)Sukhbir SinghSandhu
    B)PC Mody
    C)Ashwani Lohani
    D)Arvind Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior IAS officer Arvind Singh has been appointed as the chairman of Airports Authority of India and Sukhbir Singh Sandhu will head the National Highways Authority of India as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.

  8. The promoter of which company has bagged Udyog Rattan Award from the Government recently?
    A)Infosys
    B)TCS
    C)Intel
    D)Marg ERP
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The promoters of Marg ERP, which provides inventory and accounting software to over one million active users including to 2,50,000 MSMEs, has bagged Udyog Rattan Award from the Government.

  9. Recently who took overJeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person?
    A)Aziz Premji
    B)Indranooyi
    C)BillGates
    D)Mukesh Ambani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates overtook Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos lost the title as the world’s richest man to Bill Gates, after losing nearly $7 billion in stock value leaving his net worth to $103.9 billion.

  10. Recently Dilip Parikh passed away.He was the former CM of which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Assam
    C)Gujarat
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh passed away following a prolonged illness. He was 82.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ ofIndian Overseas Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Whereis the HQ ofAirports Authority of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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