Current Affairs Quiz: October 09, 2017

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  1. The Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) launched by the central government aims to improve immunization coverage in select districts and cities by at least 90% by
    A) December 2017
    B) March 2018
    C) September 2018
    D) December 2018
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    The special drive will focus on improving immunization coverage in select districts and cities to ensure full immunization to more than 90% by December 2018.
    The achievement of full immunisation under Mission Indradhanush to at least 90% coverage was to be achieved by 2020 earlier. With the launch of IMI, achievement of the target has now been advanced.
  2. Which of the following countries hosted international conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV”?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Indonesia
    D) Turkey
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    This conference is fourth in this series of ‘dialogues’ initiated by National Geographic Society in 2013 with an objective to encourage scholarly and public discourse about the five ancient, literate civilizations of the world.
    The first conference of this series was inaugurated in Guatemala in 2013 followed by Turkey in 2014 and China in 2015.
  3. India hosted international conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV” at 3 cities in october 2017. Which of the following is not one of them?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Dholavira
    C) Navsari
    D) Delhi
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       Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in collaboration with National Geographic Society is hosting an international conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV” from 8th – 15th October, 2017 at Delhi, Gandhinagar and Dholavira.
  4. Where did ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav – 2017’ held?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Varanasi
    C) Surat
    D) Delhi
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       Option A
    Explanation: 
    Continuing its endeavor to promote India’s Heritage, Ministry of Culture has organised 3 days long diversified cultural carnival ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav – 2017’ at the premises of Sabarmati River Front Event Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  5. Which of the following state governments has launched a programme called ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide electricity to far flung areas in the state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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       Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Uttarakhand Government and a charitable funding agency, Swan Cultural Center and Foundation launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in Kedarnath Dham. The initiative was taken to provide electricity to far flung areas in the hill state.
  6. Which of the following states signed an MoU with each other under the ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat’ program to know more about the culture, heritage and traditions of each other?
    A) Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya
    B) Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya
    C) Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura
    D) Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    An MoU was signed by Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya under the ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat’ program, to boost cultural ties.
  7. Under the chairmanship of whom, did the Committee on Haj Policy recommend phasing out of subsidy for Haj pilgrims and allowing women devotees above 45 years of age to travel in a group of at least four without a male?
    A) Aadil Barakat
    B) Aafa Ayoub
    C) Afzal Amanullah
    D) Aafaaq Abdallah
    View Answer
       Option C

  8. Name the NASA’s spacecraft which captured its first images of the Martian moon Phobos on September 29, 2017.
    A) NASA’s Mars Juno spacecraft
    B) NASA’s Mars Maven spacecraft
    C) NASA’s Mars Orion spacecraft
    D) NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    After orbitting the Red Planet for 16 years, NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft has captured its first images of the Martian moon Phobos.
  9. Who among the following won World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title held at St. Petersburg in Russia?
    A) Arantxa Sanchis
    B) Anupama Ramachandran
    C) Vidya Pillai
    D) Chitra Magimairaj
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Anupama Ramachandran has clinched the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia.
  10. Who among the following Indian clinched the gold medal at the Under-15 women’s singles competition (Badminton) at the Asian Junior Championship held in Yangon, Myanmar?
    A) Samiya Imad Farooqui
    B) Meghana Jakkampudi
    C) Larisa Sadarangani
    D) Madhumita Bisht
    View Answer
       Option A

  11. Who among the following Indian Badminton Player clinched the men’s singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Series tournament?
    A) K. Nandagopal
    B) Dipankar Bhattacharjee
    C) RMV Gurusaidutt
    D) Arjun M.R.
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
    Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt (Indian Badminton Player) clinched the men’s singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Series tournament.
  12. Who among the following won men’s singles title in China Open 2017 (Tennis)?
    A) Nick Kyrgios
    B) Andy Murray
    C) Grigor Dimitrov
    D) Rafael Nadal
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has clinched the China Open title for the second time in his career after beating Australian Nick Kyrgios.
  13. Who among the following won Japanese Grand Prix 2017?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Daniel Ricciardo
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:  Lewis Hamilton has secured a dream victory in the Japanese Grand Prix against title rival Sebastian Vettel and has moved within one race of winning the F1 World Drivers’ Championship.
  14. Noted __________ Bismoy Kumar Mohanty passed away recently.
    A) Poet
    B) Lyricist
    C) Journalist
    D) Director
    View Answer
       Option C 
  15. Stand-up comedian Ralphie May passed away recently. He belonged to?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) Japan
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
       Option A 


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4 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: October 09, 2017”

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