Current Affairs Quiz : October 3, 2017

Q.1) Who unveiled a 1.8-metre-tall bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the occasion of the 148th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation?

a) Venkaiah Naidu

b) Ram Nath Kovind

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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Q.2) Who inaugurated the Pratham—Shyok bridge that will link Leh to Karakoram, providing connectivity on the strategically important Darbuk—Shyok—Daulat Beg Olde axis for military transport?

a) Rajnath Singh

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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Q.3) Who became the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu, which is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world?

a) Archana Kumar

b) Ajitha Kumar

c) Aparna Kumar

d) Anushya Kumar

e) Amritha Kumar

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Q.4) Which of the following state government launched ‘Single Click Pension Delivery’ scheme?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) West Bengal

e) Jharkhand

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Q.5) Who hosted the 3rd annual ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ from October 1st to 15th, 2017, in New Delhi?

a) Rajnath Singh

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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Q.6) Which of the following state government launched ‘No helmet, no petrol’ rule for two-wheeler riders to reduce road accident deaths?

a) Kerala

b) Karnataka

c) Telangana

d) Andhra Pradesh

e) Maharashtra

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Q.7) Which of the following iconic place in India has been adjudged best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ as on October 1?

a) Golden Temple

b) Taj Mahal

c) Vaishno Devi Temple

d) Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

e) Kamakhya Temple

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Q.8) Which of the following country along with India will work together on the sale of crude and explore opportunities to expand the role of natural gas in India in the districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana?

a) UK

b) Saudi Arabia

c) USA

d) Australia

e) Iran

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Q.9) How many billion fund had been set up by Saudi Arabia and Russia to invest in energy projects recently?

a) One billion

b) Two billion

c) Three billion

d) Four billion

e) Five billion

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Q.10) Which of the following entity has become the first Indian financial institution to raise ‘green masala bonds’ on the London Stock Exchange?

a) TRAI

b) IRDAI

c) IREDA

d) TERI

e) IRDEA

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Q.11) Which of the following city in India ranked world’s most affordable tech hub, followed by Haryana’s Gurugram?

a) Jaipur

b) Kolkata

c) Bengaluru

d) Delhi

e) Mumbai

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Q.12) Who was appointed to examine sub categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) by President Ram Nath Kovind?

a) M Rohini

b) L Rohini

c) K Rohini

d) G Rohini

e) H Rohini

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Q.13) Who will retire in June 2018, after having built the Apple Inc supplier into the world’s biggest foundry chipmaker with a market value of about $185 billion?

a) Jack Ma

b) Morris tan Chang

c) Jack Liu

d) Mark Liu

e) Morris Chang

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Q.14) Who announced that he would chair the board of Russia’s state-controlled oil major Rosneft after shareholders approved his nomination?

a) Helmut Schmidt

b) Helmut Kohl

c) Gerhard Schroeder

d) Walter Scheel

e) Ludwig Erhard

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Q.15) Name the person win Noble prize for medicine for their discoveries explaining “how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions.”?

A) Michael Rosbash

B) Michal W Young. Rosbash

C) Jeffrey C Hall

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) All A, B and C

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Q.16) Which of the following entity won an arbitration award worth Rs 806 crore against Malaysia’s M3nergy in an arbitration that has been ongoing since 2009?

a) HPCL

b) BPCL

c) NPCL

d) IOCL

e) BHEL

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Q.17) Which of the following country has emerged as the winner of the 2017 Enactus World Cup?

a) USA

b) UK

c) India

d) Japan

e) China

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Q.18) Who won the final edition of the Malaysian Grand Prix?

a) Lewis Hamilton

b) Max Verstappen

c) Sebastian Vettel

d) Kimi Raikkonen

e) Jenson Button

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Q.19) World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on October _______.

a) 1st

b) 2nd

c) 3rd

d) 4th

e) 5th

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Q.20) World Habitat Day is celebrated on October _______.

a) 1st

b) 2nd

c) 3rd

d) 4th

e) 5th

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