Current Affairs Quiz: October 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 October 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently PM Modi inaugurated metro service and ENT hospital in which country?
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    Option A
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mauritian premier Pravind Jugnauth jointly inaugurated a metro express service and a hospital in Mauritius via video conferencing and described the projects as a symbol of New Delhi’s strong commitment towards the development of the island nation.

  2. Who will head the committee that has been setup to prepare the contours of a new industrial policy to make India a manufacturing hub?
    A)Amitabh Kant
    B)Guruprasad Mohapatra
    C)PV Bharathi
    D)TN Manoharan
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    Option B
    The government has constituted a working group to prepare the contours of a new industrial policy to make India a manufacturing hub. The group will be headed by Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

  3. Recently the Centre has reduced the interest on House Building Advance to how much percent?
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    Option C
    The Centre has reduced the interest on House Building Advance from 8.5% to 7.9% for its employees, a move aimed at boosting housing demand.

  4. Recently Rajasthan and which other state launched inter-State portability for ration cards to facilitate the distribution of foodgrains to beneficiaries of the National Food Security scheme?
    B)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    An inter-State portability for ration cards has been launched for Rajasthan and Haryana to facilitate the distribution of foodgrains to beneficiaries of the National Food Security scheme.

  5. In which city,India’s first e waste clinic will be set up?
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    Option C
    The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have joined hands to set up the country’s first e-waste clinic in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units.

  6. Which state tops the list where the most cancer patients availed treatment under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana?
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    Option C
    In its first year, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), the tertiary care arm of Ayushman Bharat, has funded the treatment of 90,000 cancer patients through 1.8 lakh hospital admissions.

  7. Which became the first state to launch policy on Pneumoconiosis?
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    Option B
    Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot launched the Silicosis policy under which those suffering from the disease will be treated on a par with differently abled persons and will get a pension – up to Rs 1,250 – under social justice and empowerment department, the civil liberty groups demanded that they should get a pension of Rs 5,000 per month along the lines of Haryana.

  8. Recently which state gets in-principle nod from Centre to set up its first SEZ at Sabroom?
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    Option C
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has announced the setting up of state’s first-ever Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Sabroom, after it got approved by the Central government. Sabroom in South Tripura is 130 km away from Agartala.

  9. The 5th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2019 held in which city?
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    Option A
    The MIT World Peace University organized the ‘5th edition of the World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy‘ at the World’s largest dome Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall, Loni Kalbhor, Pune, Maharashtra.

  10. Which city to host National Health Informatics Meet in 2020?
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    Option D
    The Health Informatics and Information Management Association (HIIMA), Kerala, and the Health Records Association of India (HERAI) are jointly organising the 20th annual national conference in Kochi, Kerala on February 7 and 8 next year.

  11. Recently Indian Army got Spike anti tank guided missiles from which country?
    B) Israel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan. The Army has begun to induct a limited number of Israeli Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) to meet immediate operational requirements till the indigenous man-portable “tank killers” being developed by DRDO are ready for induction.

  12. Recently Claudio Marchisio announced his retirement from which sport?
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    Option D
    Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio (Italian) has announced his retirement from professional football.

  13. Who has been appointed as the Lokpal of Punjab?
    A)Shashank Singh
    B)Vinod Kumar Sharma
    C)Arun Dubey
    D)Vikas Swarup
    View Answer
    Option B
    Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma (retired) has been appointed as the Lokpal of Punjab.

  14. Who has been named as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Indigenous Peoples?
    A)Dia Mirza
    B)Yalitza Aparicio
    C)Melinda Cooper
    D)Emma Watson
    View Answer
    Option B
    The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Indigenous Peoples.

  15. Who has been awarded the 10th Social Entrepreneur of the year Award 2019?
    A)Amardeep Singh and NK Goswami
    B)Shravan Dubey and Rohit Gupta
    C)Anurag Kishor and Vikas Chaturvedi
    D)Shanti Raghavan and Dipesh Sutariya
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    Option D
    Shanti Raghavan and Dipesh Sutariya of EnAble India were awarded the 10th Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2019, for building an ecosystem of skilling, employment and entrepreneurship for persons with disabilities (PwDs).

  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Space Week?
    A)The Moon: Gateway to the Stars
    B)Earth and Sun
    C)Space:The Universe
    D)Planets and Galaxies
    View Answer
    Option A
    World Space Week (WSW) is an annually observed from 4 to 10 October in various parts of the world, including Europe and Asia. World Space Week is officially defined as “an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition”.The theme of World Space Week 2019 is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars”.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s Wildlife Week?
    A)Life below water: for people and planet
    B)Water and Living
    C)Save Environment
    D)Life is Water
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    Option A
    Wildlife Week is celebrated all over the country in the month of October from 2nd to 8th October every year with the view to preserve the fauna means the animal life of the India.The 2019 theme is “Life below water: for people and planet”


  1. What is the currency of Mauritius?
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    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of UNESCO?
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    Option C

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