Current Affairs Quiz: October 2015 Vol. 1

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Current Affairs Quiz: October 2015 Vol. 1

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Question 1

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In July 2015, government proposed a recapitialisation plan which aims to induct 70,000 crore in PSU banks to boost their capital base. On 1st October 2015, 8 PSU banks backed with Government infusion of Rs 13,955 crore. Which among the following banks is not included in these 8 banks?
Answer
  • Canara Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Vijaya Bank

Question 2

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In the latest ICC team rankings, which country’s women’s cricket team is ranked at 4th position?
Answer
  • India
  • Australia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bangladesh

Question 3

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RC Bhargava has been conferred with Forbes India Leadership lifetime achievement award 2015. He is the chairman of?
Answer
  • Hero Honda
  • Infosys India
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • TCS India

Question 4

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India has announced its INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions) with reference to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) committing to reduce its emissions intensity by _____ by 2030.
Answer
  • 33%-35%
  • 30%-33%
  • 35%-38%
  • 38%-41%

Question 5

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When is International Day of Non-Violence observed?
Answer
  • October 1
  • October 2
  • September 3
  • September 28

Question 6

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Name the State-run transmission utility Power Grid’s director who has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of the company.
Answer
  • Mayank Chawla
  • I S Jha
  • B K Jha
  • Sunil Lodhi

Question 7

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Former cricketer Lindsay Kline passed away recently. He belonged to
Answer
  • West Indies
  • South Africa
  • Australia
  • Zimbabwe

Question 8

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Which company has signed Memorandum of Understanding with Adani Ports to supervise the operations of Kattupalli Port in Tamil Nadu?
Answer
  • Wipro
  • Infosys
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T)

Question 9

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In which district, Gujarat government has launched a special Khadi Utsav to promote Khadi in the young generation?
Answer
  • Ahmedabad
  • Surat
  • Gandhinagar
  • Amreli

Question 10

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Who has become the first Indian woman to climb Kun Mountain, the twin of Nun, located in the inhospitable Zanskar range of Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir?
Answer
  • Suhasini Arora
  • Rani Ghalawat
  • G.R. Radhika
  • Mehak Rana

Question 11

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As per RBI, which public sector bank is named as the worst performer in public sector banks with highest number of non-performing assets (NPAs) recorded against it?
Answer
  • Union Bank of India
  • UCO Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • United Bank

Question 12

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Which major IT Company has become the third most valued Indian firm in terms of market valuation by overhauling the private sector lender HDFC Bank?
Answer
  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Infosys
  • IBM

Question 13

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Which of the following is not one of the recipient of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine as announced on October 5?
Answer
  • Satoshi Omura
  • Merin D'Souza
  • Youyou TU
  • William C Campbell

Question 14

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Veteran ____ film producer Edida Nageswara Rao passed away recently due to old age related ailments.
Answer
  • Hindi
  • Malyalam
  • Telugu
  • Tamil

Question 15

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Who has won the Wuhan open?
Answer
  • Venus Williams
  • Garbine Muguruza
  • Casey Dellacqua
  • Simona Halep

Question 16

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Who has been appointed as the new British Ambassador to Qatar?
Answer
  • Rajeev Nanda
  • Sooraj Sinha
  • Ajay Sharma
  • Ajay Mishra

Question 17

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Which news channel group had been selected by PM Narendra Modi for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which also launched the Safaigiri Summit and Awards 2015?
Answer
  • India Today
  • Aaj Tak
  • Zee News
  • ABP News

Question 18

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To conserve which of the following endangered species, a community and school-based education programme is launched by Arunachal Pradesh?
Answer
  • White-rumped Vulture
  • Hoolock Gibbon
  • Great Indian Bustard
  • Asain Arowana

Question 19

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Who has won the Nobel Prize in physics in account of work on neutrinos which shows that neutrinos have mass.
Answer
  • Takaaki Kajita
  • Arthur McDonald
  • Kittas Kronor
  • Both A and B
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