Current Affairs Quiz: October 04, 2017

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  1. Which of the following Ministry has launched a diploma course in Elementary Education to train teachers across the country?
    A) Minority Affairs Ministry
    B) Defense Ministry
    C) Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched a diploma course in Elementary Education to train teachers across the country for teaching students up to Class 8.
  2. Who of the following has been chosen as the brand ambassador of Swachh Andhra?
    A) Sania Mirza
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Ashwini Bopanna
    D) Manish Rawat
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched Swachh Andhra Mission on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Ace shuttler PV Sindhu has been chosen as the brand ambassador of Swachh Andhra.
  3. Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be held in Which of the following City?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bhopal
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The Global Entrepreneurship Summit to be held between 28th to 30th of November in Hyderabad will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Advisor to the US President, Ivanka Trump, who leads the U.S. delegation.
  4. Who of the following has laid foundation stone for AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh?
    A) Venkiah Naidu
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Sushma Swaraj
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for an AIIMS premier hospital in Bilaspur town of Himachal Pradesh.
  5. Pema Khandu has announced that Arunachal Pradesh shall be Open Defecation Free by __
    A) December 31, 2020
    B) December 31, 2017
    C) December 31, 2018
    D)  December 31, 2019
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Pema Khandu has announced that Arunachal Pradesh shall be Open Defecation Free by December 31 this year. He said Sikkim is the only state in North East to achieve ODF free status and Arunachal is eager to be the next.
  6. Which among the following country will be the guest country in the World Government Summit?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    India will be the guest of honour during the sixth edition of the World Government Summit scheduled from February 11th – 13th, 2018 in Dubai.
  7. Which of the following bank has waived off closing charges for savings account holders?
    A) PNB
    B) SBI
    C) OBC
    D) UCO
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    The largest public sector lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has waived off closing charges for savings account holders. The closure fee waiver is applicable for accounts which are at least 1 year old.
  8. RBI has opened a new branch in which of the following places?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Chennai
    C) Meerut
    D) Dehradun
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has opened a branch in Dehradun, Uttarakhand to make transactions of the state government more convenient. Earlier, the state government had to do financial transactions through the Kanpur branch of the RBI.
  9. Airtel is going to merge with which of the following company?
    A) Mego
    B) Aima
    C) Tigo
    D) Lira
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Bharti Airtel has received Ghana’s National Communications Authority’s approval for the merger between Bharti Ghana (Airtel) and Millicom Ghana (Tigo), subject to certain conditions. This merger will result in an entity which will be the second largest mobile network operations in the country.
  10. According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), What is the rank of India’s Women Cricket Team?
    A) 2nd
    B) 4th
    C) 5th
    D) 6th
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), India remained fourth, while England dethroned Australia from the top position in the womens cricket team rankings for the first time following the annual rankings update.
  11. Who has become the first female President of the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom?
    A) Herima Gale
    B) Brenda Hale
    C) Derida Ghan
    D) Ereda Male
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Brenda Hale of Richmond has become the first female President of the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom.
  12. Who has become the  first Sikh politician to lead major Canadian party?
    A) Harinder Singh
    B) Bhupinder Singh
    C) Harsh Singh
    D) Jagmeet Singh
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    Lawyer Jagmeet Singh made history as he became the first person belonging to a visible minority group, and obviously the first of Indian and Sikh heritage, to be elected leader of one of Canada’s three largest national political parties.
  13. Who have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their contribution to detecting gravitational waves?
    A) Rainer Weiss, David J. Thouless and Arthur B M
    B) Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne
    C) Peter Higga, Arthur B M and Isamku Asakasi
    D) Kip S. Thorne, Barry C. Barish and Peter Higga 
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Three American scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their contribution to detecting gravitational waves — ripples in the fabrics of spacetime which were predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago.
  14. Which of the following Temple has been adjudged best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ in India?
    A) Siddhiyinayak Temple
    B) Taratarini Temple
    C) UttarKashi Temple
    D) Meenakshi Temple
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple has been adjudged best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ in India as on October 1. 
  15. Which among the following has been placed in the Global Financial Centres Index?
    A) HDFC
    B) IFSC
    C) HSBC
    D) CTFC
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) has bagged the 10th spot in the latest edition of Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), London, September 2017.
  16. Eminent Marathi writer and journalist __ has passed away.
    A) P K Godbole
    B) G D Bhogle
    C) H M Marathe
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent Marathi writer and journalist Hanumant Moreshwar Marathe passed away owing to prolonged illness.

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  17. When is world habitat day celebrated ?
    A) First Monday of October
    B) First Sunday of October
    C) First Friday of October
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option A 
  18. What is the theme of World Architecture Day?
    A) Drastic Changes in Climate
    B) Climate Change Action
    C) Changes Above and Below
    D) None of these
    View Answer
       Option B 

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