Daily Current Affairs Quiz : OCTOBER 21, 2017

Q.1) Which of the following state government has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) with National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) to develop technologies relating to banana production?

a) Karnataka

b) Kerala

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Gujarat

e) Maharashtra

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Q.2) The Centre has given green clearance for a greenfield airport project at Hirasar, about 28 km from Rajkot in ________.

a) Karnataka

b) Kerala

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Gujarat

e) Maharashtra

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Q.3) Which of the following place will get two sewage treatment plants as part of the government’s bid to curb Ganga water pollution?

a) Varanasi

b) Agra

c) Mathura

d) Lucknow

e) Allahabad

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Q.4) Who has inaugurated the first Phase Ro-Ro Ferry service in Gujarat that will reduce the distance between Ghogha in Bhavnagar district and Dahej in Bharuch in the Gulf of Cambay?

a) Smriti Irani

b) Dharmendra Modi

c) Piyush Goyal

d) Narendra Modi

e) Rajnath Singh

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Q.5) Which of the following country along with Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has taken up a programme for promotion of north eastern products?

a) Bangladesh

b) Myanmar

c) Thailand

d) Both a and b

e) Both B and c

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Q.6) Which of the following country parliament approves country’s first budget since 2005?

a) Palestine

b) Israel

c) Iraq

d) Iran

e) Lebanon

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Q.7) Which of the following ministry desire to make all financial transactions to go digital in all higher educational institutions, preferably from the end of this year?

a) Ministry of Finance

b) Ministry of Textiles

c) Ministry of Human Resource Development

d) Ministry of External Affairs

e) Ministry of Agriculture

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Q.8) Which of the following country has emerged as the top country for reporting corporate responsibility information in the annual financial report of companies, but the quality of disclosures has to improve, according to a KPMG survey?

a) India

b) Pakistan

c) Afghanistan

d) Nepal

e) Bangladesh

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Q.9) Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland?

a) Vijay Keshav Gokhale

b) T.P. Seetharam

c) Saurabh Kumar

d) Sibi George

e) Jaimini Bhagwati

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Q.10) Who has received the 2017 World Food Prize Award?

a) Mary-Dell Chilton

b) Sanjaya Rajaram

c) Fazle Hasan Abed

d) Howarth Bouis

e) Akinwunmi Adesina

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Q.11) Name the persons who have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh governments prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award.

a) Udit Narayan

b) Alka Yagnik

c) Anu Priya

d) Both a and b

e) Both b and c

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Q.12) Who will be the first South Korean to carry the flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after the torch lighting ceremony in, the Greek Olympic commitee?

a) Jin Jong-oh

b) Park Ji-sung

c) Nam Hyun-hee

d) Park Tae-hwan

e) Park Sung-hyun

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Q.13) The Third – Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 was held at _______.

a) Montenegro

b) Albania

c) Bulgaria

d) Hungary

e) Somalia

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Q.14) Name the person who is the richest sports personality in the world, according to the latest Forbes’ Rich List.

a) Lionel Messi

b) Cristiano Ronaldo

c) Neymar

d) Wayne Rooney

e) Michel Platini

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Q.15) Which of the following country enters the Championship by defeating Ghana 2-1 in the Quarter-final match held at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium?

a) Sudan

b) Chad

c) Niger

d) Mali

e) Lebanon

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Q.16) Name the French legend has died aged 100 at her home near Paris recently.

a) Marion Cotillard

b)  Audrey Tautou

c) Catherine Deneuve

d) Danielle Darrieux

e) Brigitte Bardot

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