Current Affairs Quiz: October 03, 2017

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  1. Cabinet has approved  bilateral MoU between India and ______on Technical Cooperation on Police Training and Development.
    A) Germany
    B) Afghanistan
    C) China
    D) USA
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing an MoU between India and Afghanistan on Technical Cooperation on Police Training and Development.
  2. The crossing point Kawrpuichhuah post is located in which of the following state of India?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Tripura
    C) Mizoram
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    India has opened 2 immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar & Bangladesh. Zorinpui check post of Mizoram has been authorised as immigration check post for entry into or exit from India for all passengers to or from Myanmar. Kawrpuichhuah post of Mizoram has been authorised as immigration check post for entry into or exit from India for all passengers to or from Bangladesh
  3. ‘Adopt A Heritage’ Project is associated with which of the following Campaigns launched by Modi Government?
    A) Incredible India 2.0 Campaign
    B) Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
    C) Swach Bharat Abhiyan
    D) None of these
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Incredible India 2.0 campaign will be focusing on specific promotional plans, with greater emphasis to be given to social media, whereas, ‘Adopt A Heritage’ Project plans to entrust heritage sites to the public sector and private sector companies and individuals for the development of tourist amenities.
  4. ‘No helmet, no petrol’ rule came into force in which of the following state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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       Option D
    Explanation
    : ‘No helmet, no petrol’ rule for two-wheeler riders to reduce road accident deaths has come into force in Andhra Pradesh, with chief minister Chandrababu Naidu urging all the petrol bunk dealers to cooperate.
  5. “Mathru Purna” scheme for the pregnant women and lactating mothers is launched by which of the following state government?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched the “Mathru Purna” scheme, which aims to provide nutritious meals to about 12 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers in the state.
  6. October 2, 2017 is the _______ anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi.
    A) 147
    B) 145
    C) 156
    D) 148
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    The nation offers homage to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary today (2 October). President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Senior BJP leader L K Advani and other dignitaries visited Rajghat and paid homage to the Father of the nation.
  7. India is going to conduct Tiger Census with which of the following Country?
    A) Nepal
    B) China
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation
    : Nepal and India will be conducting in November a joint head count of tigers in the national parks, forests and sanctuaries along the international border between the two neighbours using a similar camera tapping method.
  8. The world’s first blockchain technology-based smartphone ______ is launched.
    A) TitVault
    B) BitVault
    C) GitVault
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option B
    Gurugram-based VVDN, in partnership with Ireland’s Embedded Downloads, unveiled blockchain technology-based smartphone BitVault for ₹ 75,000 a unit.
  9. RBI has increased foreign portfolio investors’ limit on investment in government bonds by___ Crore.
    A) Rs 12,200
    B) Rs 13,200
    C) Rs 14,200
    D) Rs 15,200
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       Option C
    Explanation:
  10. According to Morgan Stanley report, India’s GDP is likely to touch ___ trillion USD by 2017?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 5
    D) 6
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    India is likely to be the world’s fastest-growing large economy in the next 10 years, driven by digitisation, favourable demographics, globalisation and reforms, predicts a Morgan Stanley report.
  11. Which of the following countries are suspended from weightliftitng for an year in an attempt to combat an epidemic of doping?
    A) China
    B) Armenia
    C) Turkey
    D) All of these
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Russia and China were among nine countries suspended from weightlifting for a year in an attempt to combat an epidemic of doping. The decision by the International Weightlifting Federation followed the retesting of anti-doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Countries with at least three doping offenses from those Olympics were suspended. Also suspended were Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Turkey, and Ukraine.
  12. Who has been newly appointed as a non-official director on the board of ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)?
    A) Gokaraju Ganga
    B) Sambit Patra
    C) K Haribabu
    D) Kiren Rijeju
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    BJP’s national spokesperson Sambit Patra has been appointed as non-official director on the board of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.
  13. Who has been conferred with Bhimsen Joshi  award 2017?
    A) Bismillah Khan
    B) Ram Narayan
    C) Manik Bhide
    D) sarita Pal
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted vocalist Manik Bhide has been chosen for the prestigious Bharatratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi award for year 2017-18 for her contribution in the field of music.
  14. Nobel Medicine Prize went to who of the following for the year 2017?
    A) Yoshinori Oshumi, may-Britt Moser, Tu Youyou
    B) Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young
    C) William C. Campbell, Satoshi Omura, John O’Keefe
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    This year’s Nobel Medicine Prize went to US geneticists Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young for their discoveries on how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions. The trio will share the prize sum of nine million Swedish kronor (about 1.1 million US Dollars.)
  15. Who of the following has been crowned as Miss India Australia 2017?
    A) Navneet Kaur
    B) Aarzu Singh
    C) Nibedita Pal
    D) Zenia Starr
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Aarzu Singh of Gold Coast, Queensland, has been crowned Miss India Australia 2017 in Sydney. Mallika Raj from Canberra was the runner-up.

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  16. When is International Day of Non-Violence celebrated?
    A) October 1
    B) October 2
    C) October 6
    D) October 7
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. This day is referred to in India as Gandhi Jayanti. On 15 June 2007 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence.
  17. Nobel Prize was established in which of the following year?
    A) 1906
    B) 1905
    C) 1900
    D) 1904
    View Answer
       Option C 
  18. Koundinya Wildlife Sanctury is in which of the following state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Tlangana
    D) Karnatak
    View Answer
       Option B 
  19. Who  of the following is the president of Afghanistan?
    A) Mohd. Najibullah
    B) Ashraf Ghani
    C) Hamid Karazi
    D) Burhanuddin Rabani
    View Answer
       Option B 
  20. Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri is the __ Prime Minister of India.
    A) 1st
    B) 2nd
    C) 3rd
    D) 4th
    View Answer
       Option B 

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