Current Affairs Quiz: October 21, 2017

Current Affairs 21 October 2017 Quiz

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 20 October 2017 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of October 20, 2017

  1. Where is the foundation stone laid for the TU142M aircraft museum in October 2017?
    A) Visakhapatnam

    B) Bhubaneswar
    C) Nashik
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation:
     Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the TU142M aircraft museum in Visakhapatnam.
  2. According to a report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health, which country ranked number 1 in terms of pollution related deaths?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Pakistan
    D) UAE
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
    With 2.51 million deaths in 2015, India has been ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths, according to a report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health. China recorded the second highest number of such deaths (1.8 million). India accounted for about 28 per cent of an estimated nine million pollution linked deaths worldwide in 2015.
  3. Which of the following country in October 2017, passed its first budget since 2005?
    A) Qatar
    B) Mongolia
    C) Lebanon
    D) Portugal
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: 
    Lebanon’s parliament has approved a government budget for the first time since 2005. For 12 years, political crises and wars have forced Lebanon’s state institutions to operate without a budget, an economic aberration that has angered many Lebanese.  
  4. TU142M aircraft museum’s foundation stone was laid in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh in October 2017. The aircraft being mentioned here belongs to which of the following countries?
    A) France
    B) Germany
    C) Russia
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation:
     The Russian aircraft, which was decommissioned in March 2017 at INS Rajali in Tamil Nadu after 29 years, was brought to the city on April 8 to be converted into a Museum.
  5. Which of the following has declared years 2020 as ‘Unique Year for Space Sector’?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) China
    D) UAE
    View Answer
       Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has highlighted its intention to make 2020 a unique year for the country’s space sector by launching the first Arab probe to Mars. 
  6. In October 2017, the then Solicitor-General ________ resigned from his post.
    A) Vishnu Bhave
    B) Ranjit Kumar
    C) Rajnish Kumar
    D) Akshay Gupta
    View Answer
       Option B
    Explanation: 
    Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, the country’s second-most senior legal officer, has resigned citing personal reasons. 
  7. Who has won the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Award?
    A) Akinwunmi Adesina
    B) Adifwunmi Adesina
    C) Akinwunmi Ahesina
    D) Adifwunmi Ahesina
    View Answer
       Option A
    Explanation: Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and rural development, Akinwunmi Adesina has received the 2017 World Food Prize Award. Adesina is also the current President of the African Development Bank.
  8. Where is the headquarters of African Development Bank situated?
    A) Praia, Cape Verde
    B) Jacinda Ardern
    C) Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
    D) Rabat, Morocco 
    View Answer
       Option C
     
  9. What is the capital of Lebanon?
    A) Rabat
    B) Beirut
    C) Kampala
    D) Juba
    View Answer
       Option B
  10. What is the currency of Lebanon?
    A) Peso
    B) Franc
    C) Dollar
    D) Pound
    View Answer
       Option D

Click here for the Current Affairs Quiz Section

 

Related posts

3 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: October 21, 2017”

  1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty

Leave a Comment