Current Affairs Quiz : October 5th, 2017

Q.1) Which of the following Government launched a mass marriage scheme called ‘Mukhyamantri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana’?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Haryana

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Punjab

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Q.2) The 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be held at the ________International Convention Centre from November 28 to 30.

a) Kolkata

b) New Delhi

c) Chennai

d) Mumbai

e) Hyderabad

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Q.3) Rail passengers will continue to enjoy service charge exemption on tickets booked online till March________.

a) 2018

b) 2019

c) 2020

d) 2021

e) 2022

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Q.4) India will be the guest of honour during the sixth edition of the World Government Summit scheduled from February 11th – 13th, 2018 in ________

a) Abu Dhabi

b) Sharjah

c) Dubai

d) Jerusalem

e) Baghdad

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Q.5) which of the following state government launched a major Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) in Hajin town?

a) Jammu & kashmir

b) Uttarakhand

c) Haryana

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Punjab

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Q.6) How many billion third line of credit (LoC) agreement is signed by Bangladesh with India for its infrastructure and social sector development?

a) USD 1.5 billion

b) USD 2.5 billion

c) USD 3.5 billion

d) USD 4.5 billion

e) USD 5.5 billion

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Q.7) 8th SAARC Speaker, Parliamentarians conference held in _________.

a) Bangladesh

b) India

c) Srilanka

d) Pakistan

e) Nepal

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Q.8) What is the Repo rate as per RBI’s 4th bi-monthly Monetary Policy?

a) 6.00%

b) 5.75%

c) 6.25%

d) 4%

e) 6.75%

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Q.9) Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) has bagged the ________ spot in the latest edition of Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), London, September 2017.

a) 6th

b) 7th

c) 8th

d) 9th

e) 10th

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Q.10) In which of the following place Reserve Bank of India opens branch to make transactions of the state government more convenient?

a) Kolkata

b) Mumbai

c) Chennai

d) Dehradun

e) Patna

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Q.11) With which of the following digital payments IRCTC Rail connect partner which will allow customers book railway tickets using the former’s payment gateway?

a) Airtel Money

b) MobiKwik

c) Freecharge

d) HDFC PayZapp

e) Paytm

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Q.12) Who will succeed Arundhati Bhattacharya as chairman of the country’s largest bank?

a) Rajesh Kumar

b) Rakesh Kumar

c) Ramesh Kumar

d) Rajnish Kumar

e) Rishi Kumar

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Q.13) Who will be appointed as the new Director for Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) of the United Kingdom (UK) operations?

a) Prakash Shah

b) Param Shah

c) Praveen Shah

d) Pradeep Shah

e) Paramesh Shah

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Q.14) Name the following persons who were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution”.

A) Jacques Dubochet

B) Joachim Frank

C) Richard Henderson

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.15) Manipal University’s Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) bagged the _______ place for the ‘most clean campus’ in India and the first for ‘most clean campus’ in south western region.

a) First

b) Second

c) Third

d) Fourth

e) Fifth

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Q.16) Who became the first Indian to win a European racing championship when he sped to victory in the last two races of the prestigious Boss GP Championship (Formula Class)?

a) Mukesh Raghunathan

b) Murali Raghunathan

c) Mukundhan Raghunathan

d) Mahesh Raghunathan

e) Mahaveer Raghunathan

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Q.17) How many countries have been suspended from weightlifting for a year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)?

a) Six

b) Seven

c) Eight

d) Nine

e) Ten

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Q.18) World Teachers day will be observed across the globe on October ________ to commemorate the work of teachers and their contributions to society.

a) 1st

b) 2nd

c) 3rd

d) 4th

e) 5th

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