Current Affairs Quiz : October 4th, 2017

Q.1) Defence Security Corps personnel now have a software _______which shall ease personal documentation and all issues related to their progression.

a) ARPAN

b) ARPNA

c) AAPRN

d) APRAN

e) ARAPN

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Q.2) Which of the following State government launched Mathru Poorna, a scheme meant to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas?

a) Kerala

b) Karnataka

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Maharashtra

e) Telangana

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Q.3) The Union government has given its green light to the combined development of Harohalli industrial zone in Ramnagara district of ________.

a) Kerala

b) Karnataka

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Maharashtra

e) Telangana

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Q.4) The Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a _______project to ensure conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity and land.

a) Two-year

b) Three-year

c) Four-year

d) Five-year

e) six-year

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Q.5) Who had launched a world class, new multilingual website of the organization. He also launched a Project Monitoring Information System (PMIS) Moblie App that will facilitate close, in-house monitoring of NHAI projects on a mobile phone?

a) Dillip Kumar

b) Deepan Kumar

c) Dillipan Kumar

d) Deepak Kumar

e) Dharshan Kumar

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Q.6) Who inaugurated the Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)?

a) Venkaiah Naidu

b) Ram Nath Kovind

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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Q.7) Which of the following country has set up its biggest overseas military base?

a) Israel

b) Iraq

c) Turkey

d) Iran

e) Palestine

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Q.8) Which of the following country has begun collecting new “sin” taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks?

a) Iran

b) Palestine

c) Saudi Arabia

d) United Arab Emirates

e) Palestine

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Q.9) Which of the following country retain its position as the top remittances receiving country, with its diaspora set to pump in a whopping USD 65 billion in the year 2017, the World Bank said?

a) Mexico

b) Philippines

c) China

d) India

e) Nigeria

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Q.10) Gurugram-based VVDN, in partnership with Ireland’s Embedded Downloads, unveiled blockchain technology-based smartphone BitVault for _______a unit.

a) 15,000

b) 30,000

c) 50,000

d) 75,000

e) 1,00,000

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Q.11) Which of the following bank has pared the interest rate on retail term-deposits of one-year maturity by 25 basis points, to 6.50 per cent?

a) State bank of India

b) Punjab National Bank

c) Dena Bank

d) Vijaya Bank

e) Indian Bank

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Q.12) How many million had fined by U.S. Federal Reserve for HSBC Holdings PLC for “unsafe and unsound practices” in its foreign exchange trading business, the latest in a series of fines for banks that fail to prevent market manipulation?

a) 100 million

b) 125 million

c) 150 million

d) 175 million

e) 200 million

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Q.13) Who will be the Pakistan Vice Admiral succeeding Chief of Naval Staff (CONS) Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah after President Mamnoon Hussain approved his elevation to the office?

a) Zafar Mahmood Khan

b) Zafar Mahmood Abbasi

c) Zafar Mahmood Faroq

d) Zafar Mahmood Ayub

e) Zafar Mahmood Ahmad

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Q.14) Who was appointed as non-official director on the board of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd?

a) Sambar Patra

b) Sampath Patra

c) Sampal Patra

d) Sambit Patra

e) Saman Patra

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Q.15) Who has been appointed as the deputy director general of programmes of the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

a) Soumya Swaminathan

b) Soundarya Swaminathan

c) Swathi Swaminathan

d) Shakthi Swaminathan

e) Saranya Swaminathan

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Q.16) Who presented a National Tourism Award in the `Best Tourist Guide’ to Khandwala under category to honour her almost 50-year stint as a Mumbai tour guide?

a) Venkaiah Naidu

b) Ram Nath Kovind

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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Q.17) Name the persons who received 2017 Nobel Physics Prize.

A) Kip S. Thorne

B) Barry C. Barish

C) Rainer Weiss

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) All A, B and C

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