Current Affairs Quiz: October 07, 2017

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  1. India would give USD 195 million credit line to which of the following country?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Tunisia
    C) Ethiopia
    D) Kenya
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      Option C
    Explanation: President Ram Nath Kovind during his visit to Ethiopia announced that India would give Ethiopia a line of credit of USD 195 million for power transmission sector and medicines worth USD 2 million. This is the first time in 40 years that an Indian presidential delegation has visited Ethiopia.
  2. A three-day international medical conference, held in which of the following place?
    A) Bhubaneswar
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Kolkata
    D) Guwahati
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      Option B
    Explanation: A three-day international medical conference, aimed at engaging industry and academic leaders to discuss current unmet medical needs, held at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) in Chandigarh. CSIR-IMTECH is a premier microbial institute under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.
  3. The first ever ASEAN-India music festival began at Purana Quila in which of the following place?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bhopal
    D) Jaipur
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      Option B
    Explanation: The first ever ASEAN-India music festival began at Purana Quila in New Delhi on 6 October 2017. The theme for this commemorative year is ‘Shared Values, Common Destiny’.
  4. Which of the following country has been ranked as the highest levels of online harassment through cyberstalking and threats of physical violence in the Asia Pacific region?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) England
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      Option B
    Explanation: India reported the highest levels of online harassment through cyberstalking and threats of physical violence in the Asia Pacific region, higher than countries like Australia and Japan, a report by Norton by Symantec.
  5. ISRO is all set to set up the exclusive research facility in which of the following place?
    A) Dispur
    B) Shillong
    C) Guwahati
    D) Tripura
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      Option C
    Explanation: ISRO would set up the exclusive research facility in Guwahati, Assam to explore the possibility of using geospatial technology, which include data generated through global positioning system (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS) and satellite remote sensing for expediting the development of Assam.
  6. Who of the following is going to lead govt delegation to PBD 2018 in Singapore?
    A) Arun Jaitley
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Sushma Swaraj
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      Option D
    Explanation: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will lead a high-powered ministerial delegation to the ASEAN-India ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas’ which will be held in Singapore in 2018. The PBD 2018 is an important part of the celebration of 25 years of the ASEAN-India partnership.
  7. Which of the following bank has Inked MoU with HPCL for Digital Payments?
    A) Vijaya Bank
    B) Canara Bank
    C) Dena Bank
    D) UCO Bank
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      Option A
    Explanation: Vijaya Bank has entered into an MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for enabling all HPCL retail outlets with BHIM/UPI merchant solutions. This rollout will empower all petrol pump attendants and LPG delivery personnel to accept digital payments.
  8. The country’s first portal dedicated to para-sports has been launched in which of the following place?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
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      Option B
    Explanation: In a bid to create awareness about para-sports and provide a platform to para sportspersons to narrate their stories of triumph and adversity,thenationspride.com, the country’s first portal dedicated to para-sports has been launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  9. Australian fast bowler ____announced his retirement from first-class and one-day cricket,
    A) Nathan Lyon
    B) Usman Khwaja
    C) John Hastings
    D) Adam Gilchrist
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      Option C C
    Explanation: Australian fast bowler John Hastings announced his retirement from first-class and one-day cricket, following a succession of grueling injuries that took toll on him.
  10. Who among the following has become the First Indian Journalist to win Anna Politkovskaya Award?
    A) Dibang
    B) Shoma Chaudhary
    C) Arnab Goswami
    D) Gauri Lankesh
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      Option D
    Explanation: Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead by unknown assailants recently, has been posthumously accorded with the prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War.

 

  1. Which among the following has been awarded has been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2017?

    A) International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
    B) International Campaign to Destabilize Nuclear Weapons (ICDN)
    C) International Campaign to Stabalize Nuclear Weapons (ICSN)
    D) None of these
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      Option A
    Explanation: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2017.
  2. Who of the following is the captain of australia cricket team?
    A) Steve Smith
    B) Michael Clark
    C) Kim Hughes
    D) Barry Allen
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      Option A

  3. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is in which of the following state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option B

  4. Who of the following is the CMD of Vijaya Bank?
    A) Kishore Sansi
    B) V Kannan
    C) G Narayan
    D) M Shubhakamana
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      Option B
  5. Kaziranga National Park is in which of the following state?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Assam
    C) Mizoram
    D) Tripura
    View Answer
      Option B


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