Current Affairs Quiz : October 9 2017

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  1. Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley constituted a group of ministers (GoM) to make the ‘composition scheme’ more attractive and also revisit GST rates on restaurants. Under whom the GoM has been setup?
    1. Himanta Biswa Sarma
    2. Sushil Kumar Modi
    3. Trivendra Singh
    4. Sarbananda Sonowal
    5. Keshab Mahanta
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Where did the International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations – IV took place?
    1. Mumbai & Gujarat
    2. Kolkatta & Gujarat
    3. Hyderabad & Gujarat
    4. Delhi & Gujarat
    5. Amritsar & Gujarat
    Answer & Explanation
  3. The first conference of “Dialogue of Civilizations” conference was held in which country?
    1. Mexico
    2. Venezula
    3. Guatemala
    4. Argentina
    5. Cuba
    Answer & Explanation
  4. Which Indian state launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide electricity in remote areas?
    1. Uttar Pradesh
    2. Uttarakhand
    3. Karnataka
    4. Madhya Pradesh
    5. Andra Pradesh
    Answer & Explanation
  5. In which part of Kerala, The President Ram Nath Kovind launched Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM)’s, ‘Jivamritam’ filtration system, a clean water initiative?
    1. Alappuzha
    2. kochi
    3. Kollam
    4. Iduki
    5. Waynad
    Answer & Explanation
  6. Where is the headquarters of Ministry of Tourism, Kerala located?
    1. Ernakullam
    2. Thiruvananthapuram
    3. Allapuzha
    4. Venad
    5. Trissur
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Why did UGC panel recommend to remove words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ in names of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ?
    1. Because they had special concessions for their religion folllowers.
    2. Due to caste problem
    3. They donot reflect secularity
    4. They were given more Prefernces
    5. Everybody were not treated equally
    Answer & Explanation
  8. Why did Supreme Court imposed a ban on firecrackers for Diwali in Delhi?
    1. To reduce accidents
    2. To reduce Pollution
    3. To increase awareness
    4. To promote Noise-free environment
    5. Since its harmfull to health
    Answer & Explanation
  9. To which African countries did Indian President Ram Nath Kovind made his first foreign trip?
    1. SouthAfrica & Morrocco
    2. Ethiopia & Algeria
    3. Djibouti & Kenya
    4. Ethiopia & Tunisia
    5. Ethiopia & Djibouti
    Answer & Explanation
  10. What is the position of India in the survey of “most valuable nation brand” as per Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2017 report ?
    1. 8th
    2. 7th
    3. 6th
    4. 9th
    5. 10th
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Which two countries topped the survey of most valuable nation brand 2017 ?
    1. Iceland and Spain
    2. China and Russia
    3. US and Russia
    4. US and China
    5. China and Japan
    Answer & Explanation
  12. Which two armed forces began their participation in the Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE)?
    1. U.S and Bhutan
    2. U.S and Myanmar
    3. Bangladesh and U.S
    4. Bangladesh and Pakistan
    5. Pakistan and China
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Oman announced that, it has revised the tourist visa for people from India, China and Russia in order to attract more tourists from these countries. What is the specified period of stay after the revision of visa?
    1. 25 days
    2. 15 days
    3. 1 month
    4. 2 months
    5. 10 days
    Answer & Explanation
  14. Who is selected for this year’s prestigious Vayalar award ?
    1. Anupama Chandrasekhar
    2. Jane Austen
    3. T D Radhakrishnan
    4. Anand Kumar
    5. Toni Morrison
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Which Indian state’s Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation was awarded as the best FMCG in the food sector, at the 5th International Advertising Associations (IAA) Leadership Awards, in Mumbai ?
    1. Gujarat
    2. Uttarakhand
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. Bihar
    5. Jharkhamd
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Who is the present FADA (Federations of Automobile Dealers Associations ) President?
    1. Mukesh Jain
    2. Vinay Sanghi
    3. K V S Prakash Rao
    4. John K Paul
    5. Hony
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Who is appointed as the MD & CEO of PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd ?
    1. Pawan Kumar Baaj
    2. Suresh N Patel
    3. P S Jayakumar
    4. Ashwini Kumar
    5. Ashish Srivastava
    Answer & Explanation
  18. Which bollywood star will be the first ever brand ambassador of Lenskart Online eyewear firm?
    1. Amitab Bachan
    2. Salman Khan
    3. Katrina Kaif
    4. Priyanka Chopra
    5. Amir Khan
    Answer & Explanation
  19. What is SS Athenia ?
    1. Ship
    2. Aircraft
    3. Submarine
    4. Satellite
    5. Spaceship
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Who defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios and won the title in the china open tennis 2017?
    1. Roger Federer
    2. Andre Agassi
    3. Rod Laver
    4. Raphael Nadal
    5. Jimmy Connors
    Answer & Explanation
  21. What was the profession of Bismoy Kumar Mohanty who recently passes away?
    1. Journalist
    2. Physicist
    3. Economist
    4. Novolist
    5. Violinist
    Answer & Explanation
  22. On what date The World Post Day is celebrated?
    1. October 9
    2. October 8
    3. October 7
    4. October 10
    5. October 27
    Answer & Explanation
  23. Who has inaugurated first ever conference ‘Implementation of Policies, Schemes and Programmes for Women and Children: Challenges and Way Forward’ of Partner NGOs in New Delhi?
    1. Ms.Uma Bharati
    2. Ms.Smriti Zubin Irani
    3. Ms.Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
    4. Ms.Sushma Swaraj
    5. Ms.Anupriya Patel
    Answer & Explanation
  24. Who won the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title in the girls category, in Saint Petersburg, Russia?
    1.Girija Kumar
    2. Sneha Chandrasekar
    3. Bharati Mahendran
    4. Anupama Ramachandran
    5. Srilekha Parthasarathy
    Answer & Explanation
  25. Where did the Epic world solar car race begin?
    1. Australia
    2. Canada
    3. Denmark
    4. Switzerland
    5. United States
    Answer & Explanation