October 5, 2017 - Current Affairs Quiz


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QUESTION: 1

Name the State Cabinet has approved Heritage Tourism policy & ‘Mukhya Mantri Rural Road Repair Scheme’.

Solution:

Answer – 4. Himachal Paradesh
Explanation

On October 4, 2017, Himachal Pradesh Cabinet under Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh approved ‘Heritage Tourism Policy 2017’ & ‘Mukhya Mantri Rural Road Repair Scheme’ along with other developmental and welfare initiatives.

QUESTION: 2

Which country has ranked first in online harassment, in the Asia Pacific region as per the report of Norton by Symantec?

Solution:

Answer – 3. India
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, a report by Norton by Symantec, stated that India ranks first in online harassment, in the Asia Pacific region. Norton by Symantec released a report on online harassment. This report surveyed 1,035 adults in India.India has faced highest levels of online harassment in the Asia Pacific Region. 8 out of 10 surveyed Indians said that, they had encountered some form of online harassment.

QUESTION: 3

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) approves __________ million loan for India’s power sector.

Solution:

Answer – Answer – 1. USD 100-million
Explanation

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will co-finance a USD 100-million loan for boosting the power sector in India.The loan will be used to improve power transmission network and expand the use of solar and wind energy.

QUESTION: 4

Which entity receives the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance, from the Institute of Directors, in London, on 25th October 2017?

Solution:

Answer – 3.Take Solutions
Explanation

TAKE Solutions would receive the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance, from the Institute of Directors, in London, on 25th October 2017. The Golden Peacock Award is given by the Institute of Directors, in London. It honours extra-ordianry organisational performances through a three-tier process.

QUESTION: 5

Who has been appointed as next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Macedonia?

Solution:

Answer – 4. Pooja Kapur
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, Ms.Pooja Kapur, presently the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Bulgaria, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Macedonia.

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following has certified the clearing arms of National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) as qualified central counterparty (CCP)?

Solution:

Answer – 1. European Securities & Markets Authority
Explanation

European Securities & Markets Authority (ESMA) has certified the clearing arms of National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) as qualified central counterparty (CCP). A central counterparty (CCP) is a corporate entity which guarantees the terms of a trade even if a buyer or seller defaults on the agreement.

QUESTION: 7

Which of the below multinational manufacturing company has unveil its new campaign ‘#HereToCreate’ for FIFA U-17 World Cup in India?

Solution:

Answer – 3. Adidas
Explanation

On 4th September 2017, Adidas launched its new campaign named #HereToCreate, to inspire young football talent in India and to kick start a football revolution for FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.

QUESTION: 8

Who won India’s first ever gold medal at Wushu World Championships, in Russia?

Solution:

Answer – 4. Pooja Kadian
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, Pooja Kadian created history by winning India’s first ever gold medal at Wushu World Championships, in Russia. Pooja Kadian, a Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) Wushu champion, finished on top in the 75 kg women’s Sanda Category by defeating Evgeniya Stepanova of Russia in the finals.

QUESTION: 9

World Animal Day is observed on ______________ every year.

Solution:

Answer – 4. 4thOct.
Explanation

World Animal Day is observed on 4thOct. every year.World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4, the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

QUESTION: 10

Who will be the event ambassador for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018?

Solution:

Answer – 5. Corey Anderson
Explanation

On 5th October 2017, International Cricket Council (ICC) announced New Zealand all-rounder, Corey Anderson as the event ambassador for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018. The under-19 World Cup starts on 13thJanuary 2018. The 16-team tournament will be held in New Zealand for the third time in history. It will be played in four cities.

QUESTION: 11

Who was inaugurated ‘Paryatan Parv’, 20 days tourist festival to promote India to all over India at the Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi?

Solution:

Answer – 5. Dr.Mahesh Sharma
Explanation

On 5th to 25th October 2017, the Ministry of Tourism conducts ‘Paryatan Parv’, a tourist festival to promote India to Indians, all over India. This festival was inaugurated at the Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi by Dr.Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture. ‘Paryatan Parv’ is a tourism festival in which state governments and 18 central ministries take part. This festival will be conducted for 20 days.

QUESTION: 12

Where will the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held?

Solution:

Answer – 5. Hyderabad
Explanation

On October 3, 2017, a high-level delegation from Government of India and the United States met at NITI Aayog to plan the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is scheduled to be held from 28th – 30th November 2017 in Hyderabad.

QUESTION: 13

Which one of the below district became the first completely Open Defecation Free (ODF) tribe district of Rajasthan?

Solution:

Answer – 5. Dungarpur
Explanation

Dungarpur district of Udaipur division became the first completely Open Defecation Free (ODF) tribe district of Rajasthan.It also had declared as the cleanest city of the state for the year 2016 and 2017.

QUESTION: 14

Name the Mobile wallet provider renamed its payment gateway on 5th Oct. 2017.

Solution:

Answer – 5. Mobikwik
Explanation

On 5th October 2017, Mobile wallet provider, MobiKwik renamed its payment gateway as ‘MobiKwik Payment Gateway’.

QUESTION: 15

Name the bollywood actress becomes the brand ambassador of Delhi Dynamos, the first Indian Football Club?

Solution:

Answer – 1. Jacqueline Fernandez
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, Delhi Dynamos FC announced that Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez will be the club’s brand ambassador for the upcoming Indian Super League season.

QUESTION: 16

Which Indian corporation has acquired 30 % interest in the Namibian Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) 37, from UK’s Tullow Oil?

Solution:

Answer – 4. ONGC Videsh Ltd
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), announced that, it has acquired 30 % interest in the Namibian Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) 37, from UK’s Tullow Oil.

QUESTION: 17

In which field Kazuo Ishiguro won 2017 Nobel Prize?

Solution:

Answer – 3. Literature
Explanation

British author Kazuo Ishiguro has won 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Kazuo Ishiguro is best known for his novel ‘The Remains of the Day’.He was born in Nagasaki, Japan. Kazuo Ishiguro has written eight books, which have been translated into over 40 languages.

QUESTION: 18

Name the first Indian won a European racing championship, by winning the Boss GP Championship (Formula Class) title, at Imola, Italy.

Solution:

Answer – 5. Mahaveer Raghunathan
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, Mahaveer Raghunathan became the first Indian to win a European racing championship, by winning the Boss GP Championship (Formula Class) title, at Imola, Italy.

QUESTION: 19

On 5th October 2017, World Teachers Day is observed all over the world. Theme of 2017 World Teachers Day is _____________________.

Solution:

Answer – 2. ‘Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers’
Explanation

On 5th October 2017, World Teachers Day is observed all over the world. World Teachers Day is also known as International Teachers Day. Since 1994, it is celebrated worldwide. Theme of 2017 World Teachers Day is ‘Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers’. It insists on teachers to enjoy professional independence, freedom and the tools needed to deliver quality education, which must take into account learners’ circumstances, needs and expectations.

QUESTION: 20

Ken Youngstein ‘s book ,‘The Singing Tree’ launched to spread awareness on preventing child __________.

Solution:

Answer – 5. Blindness
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, a book titled ‘The Singing Tree’ was launched by an international NGO, Orbis India, to spread awareness on preventing child blindness. The book ‘The Singing Tree’ is about visual impairment due to refractive error in children. This is a part of Orbis India’s programme to reach over three million school children, screen and treat them for refractive error.

QUESTION: 21

Who inaugurated the Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi?

Solution:

Answer – 2. Mr.Narendra Modi
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi inaugurated the Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

QUESTION: 22

Who approved the Delhi government’s student higher education loan scheme, in New Delhi on 5th Oct, 2017?

Solution:

Answer – 4. Lieutenant Governor
Explanation

On 5th October 2017, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal approved the Delhi government’s students higher education loan scheme, in New Delhi.

QUESTION: 23

Where will be a three day international medical conference, ‘IMTechCon 2017’, began at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH)held?

Solution:

Answer – 3. Chandigarh
Explanation

On 4th October 2017, a three day international medical conference, ‘IMTechCon 2017’, began at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), in Chandigarh. The aim ‘IMTechCon 2017’ is to engage industry and academic leaders to discuss current unmet medical needs at global level.

QUESTION: 24

Under the chairmanship of whom RBI forms High-level Task Force on Public Credit Registry?

Solution:

Answer – 2. Yeshwant M. Deosthalee
Explanation

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a High-level Task Force on Public Credit Registry (PCR) for India. The task force has been constituted under the chairmanship of Yeshwant M. Deosthalee.
The High-level Task Force on Public Credit Registry (PCR) for India consists of representatives from various stakeholders including the Reserve Bank, banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), industry bodies, and experts in information technology.

QUESTION: 25

Which State Government signed a MoU with American payments solution company Mastercard for setting up centre of excellence?

Solution:

Answer – 2. Andhra Pradesh
Explanation

On October 5, 2017, Andhra Pradesh State Government signed a MoU with American payments solution company Mastercard for setting up centre of excellence in Vizag.

QUESTION: 26

Who has topped in Forbes India Rich List 2017 for 10th consecutive year?

Solution:

Answer – 4. Mukesh Ambani
Explanation

With a net worth of $38 billion, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes’s India Rich List 2017. He has topped Forbes rich list for 10th consecutive year.