Current Affairs Quiz Pdf (October 2015) By

Category: Education

Presentation Description

D2G (DaytoDayGk) Team has prepared a Current Affairs Pdf For Everymonth. We have covered all the important events. The Current Affairs Pdf are perfectly categorized and the updates are added in a disciplined way.


Presentation Transcript

slide 1:

OCTOBER 2015 CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF 1.Which country has recently launched its first Air Strikes in Syria against ISIS a Sweden b Denmark c Russia d Norway Answer c Russia. 2. Who has been appointed as Director of Aeronautical Development Establishment a PK Malhotra b Anoop Kumar Srivastava c MVKV Prasad d Sanjay Kumar Answer c MVKV Prasad.ADE is an establishment under the Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO. 3. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of National Authority of Chemical Weapons Convention a Sanjay Kumar Srivastava b Ameising Luikham c Narendra Tomar d Om Prakash Gupta Answer a Sanjay Kumar Srivastava 4. US India and _______ have hold their first Trilateral Ministerial Dialogue. a Australia b UK c China d Japan Answer d Japan. Amid China’s growing assertiveness in the South China Sea India Japan and the United States at their first-ever trilateral ministerial dialogue held in New York. 5. Which country will host the combined shotgun/rifle/pistol World Cup in 2017 a USA b Germany c China d India Answer d India 6. John Ghillermin was a a Dancer b Film Maker c Economist d Historian Answer b Film Maker. British filmmaker John Guillermin known for directing the 1976 hit ‘King Kong’ and the disaster classic ‘The Towering Inferno’ has died. 7. Oliver Blume has been named as the CEO of a Mercedes b Ford c Hyundai d Porsche Answer d Porsche 8. Name the player who announced his/her retirement after 2016 Olympics. a Sania Mirza b Mary Kom c Saina Nehwal d Ajeet Rai Answer b Mary Kom

slide 2:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 9. Name the Indian-American environmental engineer who has been named for 2015 MacArthur Fellow. a Vaishnavi Gupta b Sonal Mishra c Kartik Chandran d Vivek Rana Answer c Kartik Chandran 10. Which country will chair the 2017 G20 Meet a India b China c Germany d Turkey Answer c Germany. China is chairing the G20 in 2016 followed by Germany in 2017 and then the Chair will pass on to India for 2018. 11. Rangarajan Vellamore the first Indian to receive the Magnolia Gold award is associated with a TCS b SBI c Infosys d CTS Answer c Infosys. The Award is given in recognition of his contributions to the development of IT industry in Shanghai China’s financial hub. 12. Who takes charge as MD CEO of IDFC Bank a Sanjay Mukherjee b Prashanth Sekar c Sukwinder Singh d Rajiv Lall Answer d Rahiv Lall 13. RC Bhargava has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards. He is associated with a Honda Motor Corp b Yamaha c Maruti Suzuki d Toyota India Answer c Maruti Suzuki. He is the Chairman of the company. 14. The UK City of Conventry recently honoured ______. a Anil Ambani b Mukesh Ambani c Ratan Tata d Sathya Moorthy Answer c Ratan Tata 15. Who takes charge as interim CMD of Power Grid a Rajiv Lall b Sanjay Srivastava c IS Jha d TK Kannan Answer c IS Jha 16. Who has been elected President of the Allahabad University students’ union First woman since Independence a Nisha Gupta b Amrutha Jain c Richa Singh d Ankita Mishra Answer c Richa Singh 2 | P ag e

slide 3:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 17. Who assumed office as Chairman-and-Managing Director of Neyveli Lignite Corporation a AK Pujari b Shanmugham Pillai c Vengadesh Govindaswamy d Sarat Kumar Acharya Answer d Sarat Kumar Acharya. He will replace Surender Mohan who has retired recently. 18. Who took over as the Director Finance of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd a Aravind Ramammoorthy b Balaraman Lakshmanan c Praveen Kumar d J Ramaswamy Answer d J Ramaswamy 19. WHo assumed charge as the chairman of steel giant SAIL a K Karthikeyan b AK Pujari c SNP Krishnan c VTG Pandiyan Answer b AK Pujari 20. What is the rank of Indian Womens Cricket Team in the ICC Team Rankings a Second b Third c Fourth d Fifth Answer c Fourth. Australia England and New Zealand are at top three ranks respectively. 21. The space agency of _____ has recently seekes cooperation with ISRO a Nepal b South Korea c UAE d Iran Answer c UAE 22. International Day of Older Persons is observed on a October 1 b September 30 c October 2 d September 29 Answer a October 1. 2015 Theme: Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment. 23. The Kunduz city is in a Syria b Afghanistan c Nigeria d Iraq Answer b Afghanistan. Afghan govt forces recapture Kunduz city after being seized by Taliban 24. Heena Sindhu is asscoiated with a Archery b Shooting c Discuss Throwing d Shot Put Answer b Shooting. Heena Sidhu wins gold medal at Asian Air Gun Championships. 25. The Advertising Standards Council of India said the Ads of which tele com comapny are found to be misleading a Aircel b Vodafone c Airtel d Idea Answer c Airtel - Its 4G AD. 3 | P ag e

slide 4:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 26. UN body asked which country to probe ‘rights abuses’ a India b Pakistan c Sri Lanka d Germany Answer c Sri Lanka 27. GOI notified Mid-Day Meal Rules recently for which year a 2016 b 2017 c 2018 d 2015 Answer d 2015 28. Which scheme was inaugurated by Prime Minister recently in Dumka a MUDRA mega credit camp b MUDRA Mega credit survey c Mudra Mega Credit Scheme d both b and c Answer a MUDRA mega credit camp 29. The BCCI will launch a specially-minted toss coin with the images of the _________and ________ for the India-South Africa cricket series. a Jawahar Lal Nehru and Martin Luther King Jr b Mahatama Gandhi and Nelson Mandela c Nelson Mandela and Bhagat Singh d Rani Lakshmi Bai and Graça Machel Answer b Mahatama Gandhi and Nelson Mandela 30. The Asian Development Bank ADB will provide _______ loan to upgrade the India- Bangladesh electricity network. a 200 million b 250 million c 150 million d 120 million Answer d 120 million 31. Indians set a Guinness Record on October 2 2015. How a by making Worlds largest human flag b largest gathering of people dressed as Mahatma Gandhi c by opening 11.50 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana d None of the option Answer b largest gathering of people dressed as Mahatma Gandhi. 32.Which actress was honoured with Latino’s Visionary award a Eva Longoria b Eva Mendes c Marcia Cross dFelicity Huffman Answer a Eva Longoria 33. Indian Air Force IAF has signed a deal with________. a Electronics private limited b Bharat Electronics Limited c NTPC d BSES Answer b Bharat Electronics Limited. 34.Titanic’s last lunch menu sells for _______ at auction. a 90000 b 88000 c 85000 d 86000 Answer b 88000 4 | P ag e

slide 5:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 35. Amazon is to stop selling video-streaming TV devices from ______and______. a Google and Apple b Apple and Micromax c Apple and Samsung d Apple and Sony Answer a Google and Apple 36. Which Bank has become the first institution worldwide to launch mVisa a HDFC b YES c CitiBank d ICICI Answer d ICICI 37. ________launches its biggest military exercise since 2002. a CSTO b SEATO c NATO d None of the option Answer c NATO 38. Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won ___________ on 3rd October 2015. a Wuhan Open women’s doubles title bWimbledon women’s doubles final c BNP Parisbas Open d None of the Option Answer: a Wuhan Open women’s doubles title 39. Which Former Australian Test player died on October 2 2015 a Lindsay Kline b Josh Hazlewood c Arthur Morris d Phillip Hughes Answer a Lindsay Kline 40. Who will finance India-Bangladesh electricity network with 120 million loan a BRICS b Swiss Bank c ADB d World Bank Answer c ADB 41. Which Country became the World’s largest cotton producer a Greece b USA c India d Japan Answer c India 42. When world Teachers day is observed a 5th September b 5th October c 14th November d 20th November Answer b 5th October 43. Who has been appointed as the New BCCI President a Shashank Manohar b Jagmohan Dalmiya c Sunil Gavaskar d N Srinivasan Answer a Shashank Manohar 44. Name the Indian-origin diplomat who will be the new British Ambassador to Qatar a Ajay Jadeja b Rohit Sharma c Ajay Sharma dSunil Sharma Answer c Ajay Sharma 5 | P ag e

slide 6:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 45. Name the Telugu producer who died recently a Vamsy b Edida Nageswara Rao c Sakshi Ranga Rao d J. V. Somayajulu Answer b Edida Nageswara Rao 46. Who won Malaysian Open in straight sets a Rafael Nadal b Stan Wawrinka c Novak Djokovic d David Ferrer Answer d David Ferrer 47. Which Indian Film opened the 20th edition of Busan Film Festival in South Korea. a Drishyam b Quissa c Zubaan d None of the option Answer c Zubaan 48. Who won 2015 MTB Himalaya Title a Luis Leao Pinto b Paola Pezzo c Sue Haywood d Nat Ross Answer a Luis Leao Pinto 49. Who Launched KISAN Project and Hailstorm App a Dr. Praveen Kumar b Shri Sushil Kumar Singla c Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan d Dr. Rajneesh Tyagi Answer c Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan 50. Who has inaugurated the ‘Advantage Health Care India 2015” a Sushila Bhatnagar b Rita A Teaotia c Tisca Sharma d None of the option Answer Rita A Teaotia 51. Who is the new CEO of Mahindra Intertrade Ltd MIL a Sumit Issar b Rajeev Dubey c Rakesh Chandra Sharma d Bimal Kumar Dubey Answer a Sumit Issar 52. Name the first ever Chinese medicine laureate. a William C Campbel b Satoshi Ōmura c Youyou Tu d All of these Answer c Youyou Tu 53. Who is the new CEO of FSSAI a Kumar Anil b Ashish Bahuguna c Sandhya Kabra d None of the option Answer b Ashish Bahuguna 54. Which Country its first typhoon detecting rocket’ a India b China c Russia d Germany Answer b China 55. Which country is at top among Asian countries for immigrant scientists and engineers in US a India b Sri lanka c Germany d Pakistan Answer a India 6 | P ag e

slide 7:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 56. Who has been awarded The Nobel prize in physics a Satoshi Ōmura b William C cambell c Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald d To Youyou Answer c Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald 57. Swedish crime writer passes away. Name the person. a Eva Bergman b Henning Mankell c Jo Nesbø d Krister Henriksson Answer b Henning Mankell 58. Who is the new CEO of Twitter a Jack Dorsey b Biz Stone c Dick Costolo d Evan Williams Answer a Jack Dorsey 59. An indigenously built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel joined Indian Navy. Name the Vessel. a INS Sahas b INS Arihant c INS Astradharini d None of the option Answer c INS Astradharini 60. The Next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas PBD Conference is to be held at ______ a Mumbai b New Delhi c Lucknow d Bhopal Answer b New Delhi 61. Odisha launched _________ to launch police complaints a Complaint Portal b Safety portal c Citizen Portal d Quick Access Answer c Citizen Portal 62. What is Keytruda a NATOs Military Exercise b Newly Discoevred Particle c Anti-cancer drug d New Planet Answer c Anti-cancer drug. The US Food and Drug Administration FDA has approved the drug Keytruda to treat the most common form of lung cancer. 63. GOI and KFW Sign Loan Agreements to implement Green Energy Projects in which of the following two states a Arunachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh b Himachal pradesh and Andhra Pradesh c Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh d Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu Answer b Himachal pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. These are Euro 125 Millions worth projects. 64. The Health Ministry aims to achieve full immunisation of more than 90 per cent children by a 2018 b 2020 c 2022 d 2024 Answer b 2020. GOI launched second phase of Mission Indradhanush an ambitious immunisation programme focusing on 352 districts. 7 | P ag e

slide 8:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 65. The World Habitat Day is observed on a October 4 b October 5 c October 6 d October 7 Answer b October 5. Public Spaces for All is the theme of this year’s World Habitat Day. 66. The third edition of Indo-German Inter-governmental Consultations was held in a Jaipur b Mumbai c New Delhi d Kolkata Answer c New Delhi 67. DBT Partners with _______ to reach Microscope easily to the Indian students. a Mahesh Lab b Prakash Lab c Suresh Lab d Ganesh Lab Answer b Prakash Lab. DBT - Department of Biotechnology 68. Amo Doli is a program launched by _______ government. a Odisha b West Bengal c Chattissgarh d Madhya Pradesh Answer a Odisha 69. Rayagada District is in a Maharashtra b Telangana c Odisha d Andhra Pradesh Answer c Odisha. Amo doli programme launched by Odisha government in naxal-affected Rayagada district. 70. President Pranab Mukherjee is going to visit which of the following three countries a Israel Egypt and Jordan b Iran Jordan and Palestine c Israel Palestine and Jordan d Jordan Iraq and Venezuela Answer c Israel Palestine and Jordan 81. The union cabinet on 7th October 2015 approved construction of a ______and______at New Delhi. a National War Memorial and a National War Museum b National warrior Memorial and National warrior Museum c National Indians Memorial and National war Museum d National Martyrs Memorial and National war Museum Answer a National War Memorial and a National War Museum 82. The Reserve Bank of India RBI has relaxed the norms of ______ of government debt. a Foreign PIO Investor b Foreign Price Investor c Foreign Portfolio Investors d None of the Above Answer c Foreign Portfolio Investors 83.Which US State allowed the right to die recently a Oregon b California c Washington d Vermont Answer b California 8 | P ag e

slide 9:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 84. The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for discoveries in DNA repair.Name the Lauterates. a Tomas Lindahl b Paul Modrich c Aziz Sancar d All of these Answer d All of these 85. Which group teams up with Aditya Birla for Indian solar investments a Adani b Abraaj c Shalimar d All of the above Answer b Abraaj 86. Who won 2015 World Cup Chess Championship a Peter Svidler b Sergey Karjakin c Viswanathan Anand d Fabiano Caruana Answer b Sergey Karjakin 87. Achary panel recommended_____ hike in basic salary of Delhi MLAs. a 100 b 200 c 300 d 400 Answer d 400 88. Which Indian State launches programme on conservation of Eastern Hoolock Gibbon. a Andhra Pradesh b Arunachal Pradesh c Karnataka d Tamil Nadu Answer b Arunachal Pradesh 89. Who has took over as Eastern Fleet Commander a A B Singh b SV Bhokare c Satya Nath paul d Suresh Raiwal Answer b SV Bhokare 90. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated a national conference on ______ at New Delhi. a anti-human trafficking b Marital rapes c Child Labor d Dowary deaths Answer a anti-human trafficking 91. India to grow at ____ in 2016: IMF a 7.2 b 6.5 c 7.5 d 10 Answerc 7.5 92. Utkal Alumina International Limited UAIL a unit of Aditya Birla Group has launched a unique project. Name the project. a Project Mumkin b Project Himmat c Project Aasha d Project Saksham Answer d Project Saksham 93. Who has directed all commercial vehicles to pay environmental tax in addition to the toll tax before entering Delhi a National Green Tribunal b National Green Team c National Growth Tribunal d None of the above Answer a National Green Tribunal 9 | P ag e

slide 10:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 94. Who has been named the 2015 winner of Martin Ennals Award a Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan b Ali Mansoor c Ahmed Mansoor d Zayed Khan Answer c Ahmed Mansoor 95. Indian Air Force celebrates its ____ Anniversary on October 8 2015. a 73 rd b 83 rd c 90 th d 100th Answer b 83rd 96. Who has been named the new head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC a Thomas Stocker b Ismail c Chris Field d Hoesung Lee Answer d d Hoesung Lee 97. Which Country launches International Payment System to globalize Yuan a China b Germany c Japan d India Answer a China 98. China to build four submarines with which Country as part of defence deal. a Japan b India c Pakistan d Malaysia Answer c Pakistan 99. Sachin Tendulkar buys majority stake in ________. a Chennaiyin FC b Atlético de Kolkata c Delhi Dynamos FC d Kerela Blasters Answer d Kerela Blasters 100. Which country has been named as one of the worst places to die according to a report a Britain b India c Nepal d Kuwait Answer b India 101. Which country has launched four satellites for commercial remote sensing services a China b Germany c Russia d USA Answer a China 102. Which Indian Firm has won a prestigious award at the Climate CoLab a Biocon b Nualgi c Sun pharma d Reddy Labs Answer b Nualgi 103. Which Country won the Women’s European Volleyball Championship title a Russia b Japan c Germany d China Answer a Russia 104. Ambanis are on number ____ in the list of Forbes’ 50 richest families in Asia a 1 st b 4 th c 2 nd d 3rd Answer d 3rd 10 | P a ge

slide 11:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 105. Name the Indian Singer who has been named the Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles. a Sonu Nigam b AR Rahman c Arjit Singh d Ankit Answer b AR Rahman 106. Who won the Nobel Prize in Literature a Svetlana Alexievich b Oksana Zabuzhko c Svetlana Alliluyeva d Ales Adamovich Answer a Svetlana Alexievich 107. ______ unveils public transport app for Delhi. a Ola b Uber c Google d Taxiforsure Answer c Google 108. Full form ESCI. a Employees State Insurance Corporation b Employer State Insurance Corporation c Employees State Insurance Corporate d Employees State Individual Corporation Answer a Employees State Insurance Corporation 109. Which mobile company has launched its new Wi-Fi app a Vodafone b Airtel c BSNL d Idea Answer b Airtel 110. Which company launches free insurance for mobile phone users a Verzion b BSNL c Airtel d Telenor Answer d Telenor 111. The World Postal Day is observed on a October 8 b October 9 c October 10 d October 12 Answer b October 9. World Egg Day is also observed on October 9. 112. India has signed a Joint Economic and Trade Committee with a USA b Seychelles c Israel d Ecuador Answer d Ecuador 113. NGT is associated with a Education b Crime against Women c Environment d Black Money Answer c Environment. NGT - National Green Tribunal. The National Green Tribunal today asked the government to “tell us one place” where the Ganga is clean 114. Gajanan Pendharkar who passed away recently was the Chairman of a Amul b Maruti Suzuki c Vicco d Dabur Answer c Vicco 11 | P a ge

slide 12:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 115. Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 has been won by National Dialogue Quartet of _________. a Egypt b Iran c Tunisia d Libya Answer c Tunisia 116. Operation Valsalya to track missing children has been launched in a Tamil Nadu b Kerala c Karnataka d Maharashtra Answer b Kerala 117. India’s first River Dolphin Reserve to come up in which state a Uttar Pradesh b Madhya Pradesh c West Bengal d Odisha Answer c West Bengal 118. Indo-China Joint Military Exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2015 will be conducted in __________ province of China. a Zhejiang b Sichuan c Yunnan d Shandong Answer c Yunnan 119. The inagural meeting of V20 or Vulnerable 20 countries has been held at a Rio b Lima c Geneva d Vienna Answer b Lima. Finance ministers from 20 of the countries most vulnerable to climate change have launched the “V20” group to pool resources for their fight against the impact of global warming. 120. Jurgen Klopp takes over as the manager of a Liverpool b Arsenal c Chelsea d Real Madrid Answer a Liverpool 121. Name the Delhis food and civil supplies minister who has been sacked over corruption charges. a Salim Khan b Asim Admed Khan c Saif Ali Jafar d Mohammad Sayeed Answer b Asim Admed Khan 122. Name the person who was recently inducted in Prasar Bharti Board. He was the media advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee a Manoj Mishra b Ashok Tandon c Manish Tadodia d Shashi Alagh Answer b Ashok Tandon 123. An international technical conference on “Rail Coach Interiors: Innovation Safety Comfort” was inaugurated at a Mumbai b Bengaluru c New Delhi d Hyderabad Answer c New Delhi 12 | P a ge

slide 13:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 124. The 11th Asia Europe Meeting ASEM of the Directors General/Commissioners of Customs concluded in a Chennai b Goa c Mumbai d New Delhi Answer b Goa 125. The first BRICS Ministerial meeting on Migration was held recently in a Beijing b Sochi c New Delhi d Durban Answer b Sochi. 126. Sports Ministry has sanctioned a central assistance of _________ to J K to boost sporting activities in state. a 100 Crore b 200 Crore c 300 Crore d 400 Crore Answer b 200 Crore 127. MOS for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the Dr. D. P. Rastogi Central Research Institute for Homeopathy in a Chennai b Noida c Guwahati d Kanpur Answer b Noida 128. Recently an MoU and Agreement on cooperation in the field of sports signed with a Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan b Turkmenistan and Afghanistan c Kyrgystan and Turkmenistan d Kazakhstan and Uznekistan Answer a Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan 129. The courage of act - A memoir of a crisis and it saftermath is penned by a Salman Rushdie b Arundhathi Roy c S Bernanke d Jean Markel Answer c S Bernanke 130. Plutos Atmospheric hazes has been captured by a Area 53 b PluNet c New Horizons d MinaPlu Answer c New Horizons 131. Which city is hosting NCC National Games 2015 a Chennai b New Delhi c Hyderabad d Mumbai Answer b New Delhi 132. Data sharing between _____ and _____ has beeen rules invalid a UK and Brazil b US and EU c Germany and African Union d BRICS and APEC Answer b US and EU 133. Vikas Krishan and Shiva Thapa are associated with a Chess b Shotput c Boxing d Shooting Answer c Boxing 134. The book "Ruled or Misruled: Story and Destiny of Bihar" is penned by a Kalyan Singh b Santosh Singh c Dhananjay Singh d Badrinath Singh 13 | P a ge

slide 14:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 Answer b Santosh Singh 135. NABARD has sanctioned 2112 crore rupees to _______ for irrigation projects. a Gujarat b Madhya Pradesh c Tamil Nadu d Telangana Answer a Gujarat 136. Ravindra Jain who passed away recently was a a Historian b Economist c Novelist d Music Director Answer d Music Director 137. Retail major Future Group has entered into a partnership with ________ to sell FMCG products. a Nestle b Dabur c Patanjali Ayurved d Himalaya Answer c Patanjali Ayurved. It is owned by Baba Ramdev. 138. World Mental Health Day is observed on ___________. a October 9 b October 10 c October 11 d October 12 Answer b October 10. The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day observed on 10 October is “Dignity in mental health”. 139. Who has been appointed to Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India a Rajesh Mishra b Tapan Ray c Sailendranath Tripathi d Kailash Gupta Answer b Tapan Ray 140. The ________ Government is going to assist Indias Smart City Project in Puducherry Nagpur and Chandigarh. a Germany b USA c Singapore d France Answer d France 141. Dheeraj Rangi is associated with a Archery b Boxing c Chess d Swimming Answer b Boxing. Lightweight 60 kg boxer Dheeraj Rangi secured the silver medal in the World Military Games being held in Mungyeong South Korea 142. The SAARC sufi festival has began in a New Delhi b Jaipur c Guwahati d Kanpur Answer b Jaipur 143. Among the top metropolitan cities of the world which is the cheapest a Mumbai b Shanghai c Hong Kong d London Answer a Mumbai 144. Who has been appointed as Secretary of the Department of Official Language a Girish Shankar b Sanjay Mukherjee c Sukhwinder Singh d Prashanth Sekhar Answer a Girish Shankar 14 | P a ge

slide 15:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 145. ____________ will host the President Cup golf in 2019. a Sydney b Melbourne c New York d London Answer b Melbourne 146. Who has been appointed as chairman of Atomic Energy Commission a N Ramani b Tapan Ray c Girish Khanna d Shekhar Basu Answer d Shekhar Basu 147. N Ramani who passed away recently was an expert in a Drums b Violin c Sitar d Flute Answer d Flute 148. N Sriram Balaji is associated with a Tennis b Badminton c Chess d Shot Put Answer a Tennis. He is the new national tennis champion Mens. 149. Prerna Bhambri is associated with a Golf b Football c Tennis d Archery Answer c Tennis. She defended her Womens Title in the National Championship. 150. Who was recently announced as Tourism New Zealand’s ambassador for India a Varun Dhawan b Parineeti Chopra c Alia Bhat d Sidharth Malhotra Answer d Sidharth Malhotra 151. Who will be honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award this year a Aamir Khan b Sharukh Khan c Karan Johar d AR Rahman Answer d AR Rahman 152. Government of ________ has launched e-Pragati project. a Tamil Nadu b Kerala c Andhra Pradesh d Karnataka Answer c Andhra Pradesh 153. Name the Indian boy in UAE who becomes youngest ACCA affiliate a Narasimhan Madabusi b Avinash Ravindran c JS Karthikeyan d Ramkumar Kannan Answer d Ramkumar Kannan. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA membership. 154. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry a Naishadh Parikh b Binoy Job c Abhishek Chatterjee d Srinivas Reddy Answer a Naishadh Parikh 15 | P a ge

slide 16:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 155. Who has been appointed chairman of Broadband India Forum BIF a MF Farooqui b KL Narayanan c Ramdas Gupta d Sunaina Chawla Answer a MF Farooqui. He has replaced ex-telecom secretary Shyamal Ghosh who has been appointed Chairman Emeritus of BIF. 156. GOI to launch _________ to help kick tobacco habit. a Quit Smoking b No to Tobacco c M Cessation d Avoid Tobacco and Live Answer c M Cessation. The Union Health Ministry will launch M Cessation or Mobile Cessation to develop tobacco use abstinence among people interested in quitting. 157. Who laid the foundation stone of two elevated Metro corridors in Mumbai– Dahisar- D N Nagar and Dahisar-Andheri east route a President Pranab Mukherjee b Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis c Prime Minister Narendra Modi d Home Minister Rajnath Singh Answer c Prime Minister Narendra Modi 158. Manorama an actress who passed away recently belongs to a Kerala b Tamil Nadu c Maharashtra d Karnataka Answer b Tamil Nadu. A versatile actress Manorama had acted in over 1200 Tamil films. 159. CBI has raided a banks offices w.r.t. a Forex Scam of about Rs 6000 crore. Name the Bank. a HDFC Bank b Axis Bank c Bank of Baroda d Bank of India Answer c Bank of Baroda 160. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Mahatma Gandhi street in which country a Palestine b Israel c Egypt d Jordan Answer d Jordan 161. India and __________ have signed two MoUs on cooperation between Foreign Service Institutes and on Cooperation in Sports Youth Affairs. a Sri Lanka b Maldives c Bhutan d Nepal Answer b Maldives 162. The Dutch Open Title has been won by a Ajay Jayaram b Leander Paes c Stan Wawrinka d Raul Must Answer a Ajay Jayaram 163. Japan Open title winner is a Roger Federer b Stephen Ray c Stan Wawrinka d Rafael Nadal Answer c Stan Wawrinka 16 | P a ge

slide 17:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 164. The winner China Open title is a Roger Federer b Andy Murray c Rafael Nadal d Novak Djokovic Answer d Novak Djokovic 165. Sushil Koirala the Prime Minister who resigned recently for the election belongs to a Bhutan b Myanmar c Cambodia d Nepal Answer d Nepal. Koirala submitted his resignation to President Ram Baran Yadav who accepted it and asked him to conduct daily administrative functions till a new government is formed. 166. Proneeta Swargiary who has been in News recently is a/an a Musician b Dancer c Social Activist d RTI Activist Answer b Dancer. Delhi girl Proneeta Swargiary has won the fifth season of reality show Dance India Dance DID. 167. International Day of the Girl Child is observed on a October 10 b October 11 c October 12 d October 13 Answer b October 11. 2015 Theme: The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030 168. India has signed six Memoranda of Understanding MoU on Communication and Information Technology to cooperate in the field of ICT and electronics fields with which country a Japan b Jordan c China d Russia Answer b Jordan 169. Who has won 2015 Russian Grand Prix of F1 a Lewis Hamilton b Sebastian Vettel c Nico Rosberg d None of them Answer b Lewis Hamilton 170. Punjab National Bank PNB beat Indian Oil Corporation won the Beighton Cup hockey tournament. Beighton cup was organized in which state a West Bengal b Karnataka c Punjab d Haryana Answer a West Bengal 171. Name the British-born economist who has won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for his work on consumption poverty and welfare a William Campbell b Aziz Sancar c Santoshi Omura d Angus Deaton Answer d Angus Deaton 172. The Reserve Bank has signed an agreement on information sharing with which bank under the Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information a Bank of Baroda b Swiss Bank c Axis Bank d Bank of Botswana Answer d Bank of Botswana 17 | P a ge

slide 18:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 173. Who has elected as the 38th new Prime Minister of Nepal a K P Sharma Oli b Ram Baran Yadav c Ravneet Singh d Ranganath Mavinakere Answer a K P Sharma 174. Name the third India-Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise which held at Aundh Military Camp Pune. a Mitra Shakti b Naari Shakti c Indradhanush d None of the above Answer a Mitra Shakti 175. Who laid the foundation stone of fourth terminal of country’s largest container port – Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust JNPT in Mumbai a Narendra Modi b Pranab Mukherjee c Nitin Gadkari d K P Sharma Answer a Narendra Modi 176. Who is the Union Minister of Road Transport Highways and Shipping received the certificate from the CMD of Indian Register Quality Systems IRQS in New Delhi a Arun Sharma b Nitin Gadkari c Rajiv Bansal d Rajnath Singh Answer b Nitin Gadkari 177. Whos the EVP and head of strategic operations and CEO’s of Infosys a Arun Sharma b Ranganath Mavinakere c Rajiv Bansal d None of them Answer b Ranganath Mavinakere 178. Who became the first Indian female bodybuilder to win a silver medal in the 49th Asian championship recently held in Uzbekistan a Shweta Rathore b Sharad Mehrotra c Sandy Ranalli d None of the above Answer a Shweta Rathore 179. The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed on which day It encourages people and governments to participate in building more resilient communities and nations. a 13 October b 13 November c 13 December d 13 January Answer a 13 October 180. The Green India Mission GIM has approved annual plans for Kerala Mizoram Manipur and Jharkhand falls under which ministry a Ministry of Environment b Ministry of Tourism b Ministry of Tribal Affairs d None Answer a Ministry of Environment 181. Swiss biotechnologist has launched two new medicines in India for treating breast cancer that seek to increase longevity for patients and improve their quality of life.Name the biotechnologist. 18 | P a ge

slide 19:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 a Roche b Campbell c Austere d Perjeta Answer a Roche 182. Which filmmaker has been chosen for the prestigious JC Daniel award for 2014 instituted by Kerala government in recognition of his sterling contributions to the Malayalam film industry a I. V. Sasi b Babu Janardhanan c KP Sasi d K. Shankar Answer a I.V. Sasi 183. Which actor will be conferred with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award at a ceremony in Sangli of Maharashtra on November 2015 a Vikram Gokhale b Faiyaz Shaikh c Irfan Khan d Paresh Rawal Answer a Vikram Gokhale 184. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer CEO of Telenor India a Sharad Mehrotra b Vivek Sood c PS Jayakumar d Sharad Karale Answer a Sharad Mehrotra 185. Which State will host the All Lights India International Film Festival ALIIFF 2015 and Indywood Film Market IFM from November 15 to 21 a Kerala b Karnataka c Tamil Nadu d West Bengal Answer a Kerala 186. Bangladesh is planning to set up a textile plant in which Indian State a Gujrat b Mumbai c Rajasthan d Kerala Answer a Gujrat 187. Who has appointed as its CEO with immediate effect in Reliance Power a N Venugopala Rao b Sharad Mehrotra c Suraj Bajaj d None of the above Answer a N Venugopala Rao 188. Tamil Nadu government has honoured Dr Shanthi Ranganathan for her contribution in rehabilitating persons addicted to alcohol and helping their families for over three decades with which award a Padma shree Aaward b Avvaiyaar Award c Pulitizer Award d Padma Bhushan Award Answer b Avvaiyaar Award 189. The Cabinet Committee on Security cleared a massive infrastructure project for the _________ border. a Bhutan b Myanmar c Nepal d Bangladesh Answer d Bangladesh. Projects worth Rs. 4400 crore were cleared by the CCS headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 19 | P a ge

slide 20:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 190. India has given a grant of _________ US Dollars to Palestine as Budgetary assistance. a Four Million b Five Million c Six Million d Seven Million Answer b Five Million. India has also announced 5 projects worth 17.79 million US dollars in Palestine. 191. _____________ Government has withdrawn Ketoprofen to save the vulture population in the three western districts. a Kerala b Gujarat c Telangana d Tamil Nadu Answer d Tamil Nadu. The three districts are Erode Coimbatore and the Nilgiris. 192. Zam Hydropower Station is in a India b Pakistan c Tibet d Taiwan Answer c Tibet. China has operationalised the 1.5 billion Zam Hydropower Station the largest in Tibet — built on the Brahmaputra River. 193. GOI has approved an agreement for cooperation with _________ in the field of micro small and medium enterprises MSMEs. a Moscow b Taipei c Beijing d Tokyo Answer b Taipei. 194. Punam Yadav is associated with a Boxing b Shot Put c Weight Lifting d Archery Answer c Weight Lifting. She bagged two gold medals in 2015 Commonwealth Youth Junior Senior weightlifting championships. 195. The venue for 2015 Commonwealth Youth Junior Senior weightlifting championships is a Hyderabad b Bengaluru c Pune d New Delhi Answer c Pune 196. Government of India has recently signed an MoU with ____________ on Renewable Energy. a Denmark b Mozambique c Italy d Sweden Answer b Mozambique 197. Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana the deposits have exceeded a Rs 15000 Crore b Rs 20000 Crore c Rs 25000 Crore d Rs 30000 Crore Answer c Rs 25000 Crore. 198. The treasury division of ________________ has been adjudged winner of the top treasury team Asia awards at the Adam Smith Asia Awards 2015. a State Bank of India b Bharti Airtel c Hero Moto Corp d Tata Steel Answer b Bharti Airtel 20 | P a ge

slide 21:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 199. What is D in CIDCO a District b Disinvestment c Development d Disaster Reduction Answer c Development. CIDCO - City and Industrial Development Corporation 200. Etihad Airways and ______ have announced an information technology deal worth 700 million US dollars for over 10 years. a TCS b CTS c HCL d IBM Answer d IBM 201. Who has been named as the Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015 a Raghu Ram Rajan b Atiur Rahman c Sunil Koirala d Tsesri Tensingh Answer b Atiur Rahman. He is the Governor of Bangladesh Bank. 202. Finance Minister of which country won the ‘Finance Minister of the Year Asia’ Award a China b Russia c India d Bhutan Answer c India 203. Bill Banvao Inaam Pao scheme has been launched by the government of a Maharashtra b Odisha c West Bengal d Delhi Answer d Delhi 204. Marlon James has won the prestigious Booker Prize for his book “A Brief History of Seven Killings”. He is from a Mexico b Canada c Jamaica d Brazil Answer c Jamaica 205. GOI to rename missile complex at Hyderabad after a Subash Chandra Bose b APJ Abdul Kalam c Mahatma Gandhi b Atal Bihari vajpayee Answer b APJ Abdul Kalam 206. _____________ has been awarded the ‘Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability’ GPGAS for 2015. a Reliance Power b Bharti Airtel c Adani Enterprises d Tata Steel Answer d Tata Steel 207. Real estate developer Tata Housing has partnered with _________ to sell its affordable homes online. a Instagram b Twitter c Facebook d Google Answer c Facebook. Through this new campaign titled ‘Social sell’ on Facebook the company plans to sell around 250 units of its new five-acre residential project in Goa called Codename —Goa Paradise. 21 | P a ge

slide 22:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 208. The 4th International Tourism Mart ITM has been inaugurated in a Kanpur b Gangtok c Hyderabad d Bengaluru Answer b Gangtok Sikkim 209. Who has been hailed as Rashtra Ratna by Prime Minister Narendra Modi a Atal Bihari Vajpayee b APJ Abdul Kalam c LK Advani d Subash Chandra Bose Answer b APJ Abdul Kalam. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to late President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on his 84th birth anniversaryhailing him as a ‘rashtra ratna’. 210. Who has announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket a Harbhajan Singh b Zaheer Khan c Rohit Sharma d MS Dhoni Answer b Zaheer Khan. 211. Australia clears way for ___________ Group’s 7 billion coal and rail project. a Reliance b Adani c Tata d BGM Answer c Adani 212. The name of recently commissioned fast patrol vessel is a ICGS Kayathri b ICGS Anmol c ICGS Shayadhri d ICGS Shakeel Answer b ICGS Anmol 213. Musa indandamanensis is a/an a Apple b Banana c Pine Apple d Avacoda Answer b Banana. Scientists at the Botanical Survey of India BSI have discovered a newspecies of banana from a remote tropical rain forest on the Little Andaman islands 214. Who has been selected for the Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award a Kailash Satyarthi b Malala c Pranab Mukherjee d Ban Ki Moon Answer a Kailash Satyarthi 215. Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project is related with a Bhutan b Myanmar c Bangladesh d Nepal Answer b Myanmar. Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Revised Cost Estimate RCE of 2904.04 crore rupees for the Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project in Myanmar. 216. Omid Kordestani has been appointed as the Executive Chairman of a Facebook b Twitter c Instagram d Google Answer b Twitter 217. ________ has acquired EMC Corporation for 67 billion US dollars a Amazon b Dell Inc c Snapdeal d HCL Answer b Dell Inc 22 | P a ge

slide 23:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 218. _____________ became the first European country to sign the Memorandum of Understanding MoU on the establishment of Nalanda University. a Germany b UK c Portugal d Belgium Answer c Portugal 219. The Navies of India United States and Japan have began the five-day Malabar exercise 2015 on the ___________ Coast. a Western Coast b Southern Coast c Eastern Coast d Northern Coast Answer c Eastern Coast 220. World Food Day is observed on a October 14 b October 15 c October 16 d October 17 Answer c October 16. The theme for World Food Day 2015 is “Social Protection and Agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty”. 221. Madan Vishwanath Patil who passed away was a/an a Journalist b Politician c Economist d Musician Answer b Politician. Former Maharashtra Minister and senior Congress leader Madan Vishwanath Patil has passed away due to illness at the age of 55. 222. The United Nations owe largest amount to which country for peacekeeping a India b Germany c Pakistan d China Answer c Pakistan. The largest amount owed was to Pakistan at USD 97 million followed by Ethiopia at USD 87 million India at USD 85 million. 223. Railways launch _________ scheme for waitlisted passengers a Sankalp b Prathik c Vikalp d Athithi Answer c Vikalp. Through Vikalp Indian Railways going to provide confirmed tickets to passengers on the waitlist who are forced to travel with waiting tickets on an alternative trains on the same route to make their travel smoother and hassle-free. 224. `Mukhya Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana’ is the scheme of a Gujarat b Maharashtra c Madhya Pradesh d Uttar Pradesh Answer b Maharashtra. The initiative will see the state government spend Rs 13500 crore to widen 3000 km of rural roads and another Rs 328 crore on laying 730 new roads. 225. As per TRAIs announcement users would be compensated for no more than _______ dropped calls a day. a Two b Three c Four d Five Answer b Three. Telecom regulator TRAI has said that mobile operators will have to credit one rupee to a user’s account for a call drop from January 1 2016. 23 | P a ge

slide 24:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 226. What is A in NJAC a Application b Adjournment c Association d Appointment Answer d Appointment. NJAC - National Judicial Appointment Commission. A Bench of five judges of the SC held the 99th Constitutional Amendment Act and the NJAC Act 2014 “unconstitutional and void”. 227. Recently which Asian country has signed a peace accord with eight of the 15 ethnic armed groups a Sri Lanka b Bhutan c Nepal d Myanmar Answer d Myanmar. The historical ceremony was attended by India along with China Japan Thailand the United Nations and the European Union. 228. The newly formed RBIs Financial Inclusion Fund has the corpus of a 1000 crore Rs b 1500 crore Rs c 2000 crore Rs d 4000 Crore Rs Answer c 2000 crore Rs. FIF will support “developmental and promotional activities” for expanding reach of banking services 229. Who has been appointed as the Assistant Director of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization a Shyamala Natarajan b Radhika Ramachandran c Kundhavi Kadiresan d Vishalaakshi Murugesan Answer c Kundhavi Kadiresan 230. ___________ and Indonesia sign USD 5.5 bn high-speed rail deal. a Japan b USA c Australia d China Answer d China 231. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd a Mahesh Khanna b MK Surana c Devanayakam Pillai d Sam Joseph Answer b MK Surana 232. Name the former Indian Cricketer who recently joined the PETA campaign a Sachin Tendulkar b Venkatesh Prasad c Rahul Dravid d VVS Lakshman Answer d VVS Lakshman 233. Sarah Taylor is associated with a Archery b Hockey c Cricket d Football Answer c Cricket. England wicket keeper Sarah Taylor will make history when she becomes the first woman to play in a men’s A-grade cricket match in Australia. 234. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on a October 15 b October 16 c October 17 d October 18 24 | P a ge

slide 25:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 Answer c October 17. 2015 Theme: Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination 235. Maggi is the product of a Hindustan Unilever b PG c Nestle d Danone Answer c Nestle. Nestle India has announced that all samples of Maggi have cleared tests conducted by three laboratories as mandated by Bombay High Court. 236. A communication satellite APSTAR-9 has been launched by a India b China c Japan d Russia Answer b China. Launched by the Long March-3B carrier rocket from the southwestern Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. 237. Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani who passed away recently was a former a Politician b Scientist c Professor d Chief of Naval Staff Answer d Chief of Naval Staff 238. Civil Aviation Minister inaugurates International Civil Helicopters Conclave 2015 in a New Delhi b Amristar c Bengaluru d Chennai Answer a New Delhi 239. Name the long-range subsonic tactical cruise missile which was aborted nearly 12 minutes after lift-off in a test flight. a Aroopama b Avishta c Nirbhay d Bheeshma Answer c Nirbhay. During 700 seconds of flight all the subsystems of Nirbhay cruise Missile functioned satisfactorily and met all the desired functions. The mission was aborted after 700 seconds of flight. 240. ‘All about fashion’ is a one-stop fashion portal by a Abott Company b Abdullah Co of UAE c Adani Brothers d Aditya Birla Answer d Aditya Birla. It is a portal for apparel footwear and accessories for men and women. 241. Pakistan and ____________ have signed a major agreement to build a 1100- kilometre gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi. a China b USA c Russia d UAE Answer c Russia. Russia will invest 2 billion in the project the first phase of which is expected to conclude by December 2017 with the completion in 2018. 242. The India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 will be hosted by a Cameroon b India c South Africa d South Sudan Answer b India. 25 | P a ge

slide 26:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 243. Nitin K Sinha and Sabhyata Nihalani are associated with a Archery b Tennis c Chess d Boxing Answer b Tennis. They are the Under-16 National Champions. 244. Who has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award by the Asian Cricket Awards a Ramachandra Guha b Mihir Bose c Sunil gavaskar d Sourav Ganguly Answer b Mihir Bose. Bose a writer and broadcaster who was born in Kolkata was commended for his contribution to cricket journalism. 245. Who has been appointed as the Legislative Secretary a Dilip Kumar b Sanjeev Kapoor c Narayana Raju d Navdeep Singh Answer c Narayana Raju 246. Who has been appointed as the Director Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics CDFD a M Kumar Abhishek b G Sudharshan c GR Chandak d Marttin Joseph Answer c GR Chandak 247. Onsari Gharti Magar has recently in news. She is from a Bhutan b Myanmar c India d Nepal Answer d Nepal. She is Nepals first woman speaker of Parliament. 248. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Association for Mutual Funds in India a A Balasubramanian b Leo Puri c Karuppanan Aadhimoolam d Kishore Kumar Baradwaj Answer b Leo Puri 249. Prasoon Joshi is a famous a Scientist b Civil Servant c Stage Actor d Lyricist Answer d Lyricist. Bank of Baroda has conferred poet lyricist and advertising guru Prasoon Joshi with Maharaja Sayajirao Bhasha Samman. 250. Typhoon Koppu has smashed in which country recently a China b Philippines c Japan d Pakistan Answer b Philippines. No casualties have been reported but about 6500 people were evacuated from their homes. 251. The 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Sciences APCESS ended in a Fariadabad b Hyderabad c Secunderabad d Allahabad Answer a Fariadabad. The conference was based on the theme ‘Inter-disciplinary Applied Approach to Health and Performance Enhancement through Sports Science’. 26 | P a ge

slide 27:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 252. Mani Rangarajan has been appointed as the CFO of a Flipkart b Snapdeal c d Ola Cabs Answer c 253. Which government has issued a notification to provide 5 quota to Gujjars and other Special Backward Classes SBC a Gujarat b Rajasthan c Uttar Pradesh d Madhya Pradesh Answer b Rajasthan 254. Which government has declared a “drought-like condition” in 14708 of the state’s 43000 villages a Tamil Nadu b Telangana c Maharashtra d Karnataka Answer c Maharashtra 255. Novak Djokovic beats ________________ in Shanghai Masters final. a Roger Federer b Jo-Wilfried Tsonga c Rafael Nadal d Andy Murray Answer b Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. It is Djokovic’s ninth title of a season in which he has also won three of the four Grand Slams. 256. Name the Indian who reached the Denmark Open final Badminton and lost to Li Xuerui of China a Jwala Gutta b PV Sindhu c Anna Kynnadi d Shravanthi Reddy Answer b PV Sindhu 257. The International Religious Freedom Report has been published recently by a United Nations b US State Department c World Health Organization d UNICEF Answer b US State Department 258. __________ Airlines is all set to Resume World’s Longest Flight. a American b Singapore c Ethiad d British Answer b Singapore. The variant of the A350 will have a range of up to 8700 nautical miles. It will run between Singapore and New York. 259. _____________ has proposed to invest 30 Billion for Urban Development. a Indonesia b Singapore c Malaysia d China Answer c Malaysia 260. The 99th Constitutional Amendment is associated with a India - Bangladesh Land Border Agreement b LGBT c NJAC d State Reorganization Answer c NJAC. National Judicial Appointment Commission. 27 | P a ge

slide 28:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 261. The Carmichael Coal mines are in a Fance b USA c China d Australia Answer d Australia 262. What is Pedana a War Ship b New Radar by DRDO c Satellite by ESA d A Fabric Answer d Fabric. The Pedana fabric is produced by Pedana-based Shyamala Arts and Crafts SAC. It was recommended by the Weavers’ Service Centre WSC. 263. Global Handwashing Day is observed on a October 14 b October 15 c October 16 d October 17 Answer b October 15 264. Where BRICS University President Forum 2015 will be held a Tokyo b Beijing c New Delhi d Shanghai Answer b Beijing 265. Full form of BRICS. a Brazil Russia India China and South Africa b Brazil Russia Indonesia China and South Africa c Brazil Russia India Chad and South Africa d Brazil Russia India Chad and Singapore Answer a Brazil Russia India China and South Africa. 266. Pat Woodell who dies recently was associated with____. a Acting b Singing c Football d Boxing Answer a Acting. Petticoat Junction actress Pat Woodell who played one of the three original Bradley sisters on CBS’ rural sitcom stalwart of the 1960s died of cancer September 29. She was 71. 267. Which Indian film has won the best short film award at the 2015 London Film Festival LFF a Court b An Old Dog’s Diary c Buddha is Traffic Jam d A girls Dream Answer b An Old Dog’s Diary 268. Who won 2015 Denmark Open Title of Badminton a Zhao Yunlei b Wang Shixian c Xuerui Li d P.V. Sindhu Answer c Xuerui Li 269. Who won 2015 Sultan of Johor Cup of Hockey a India b United Kingdom c Great Britain d Germany Answer c Great Britain 270. Acclaimed Egyptian novelist_______ passes away. a Naguib Mahfouz b Gamal al-Ghitani c Sonallah Ibrahim d Alaa Al Aswany Answer b Gamal al-Ghitani 28 | P a ge

slide 29:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 271. Who won 2015 Vietnam Open Tennis Trophy a Somdev Devvarman b Sanam Singh c Saketh Myneni d Ramkumar Ramanat Answer c Saketh Myneni 272. PM inaugurates a Bank. Name the Bank. a India Bull b Bandhan Bank c IDFC Bank d None of the above Answer c IDFC Bank 273. IRCTC launches pilot project on ________ service. a e- eco initiative b e-catering c e-booking d e-insurance Answer b e-catering 274. What is the name of NATOs operation a The Crescent Fall b Trident Juncture c The Juggernaut d The INevitable Answer b Trident Juncture 275. Full form of NATO a Norway Atlantic Treaty Organization b North Atlantic Treaty Organization c Norway Alaska Treaty Organization d North Association Treaty Organization Answer b North Atlantic Treaty Organization 276. Which country has been allotted last slot in global pension index: Mercer a China b Denmark c India d Pakistan Answer c India 277. Who crowned Miss Diva 2015 a Amrita Rao b Urvashi Rautela c Natasha Assadi d Naveli Deshmukh Answer b Urvashi Rautela 278. IT major Infosys announced acquisition of US-based oil and gas consulting firm. Name the Firm. a Noah Consulting b Nysha Consulting c Nova Consulting d None of the above Answer a Noah Consulting 279. Government recently makes Aadhaar number compulsory for budding entrepreneurs to register ________. a a new property b a new business c a new vehicle d none of the above Answer b a new business 280. Which is the first public sector bank to partner with Chillr a State Bank of India b Punjab National Bank c Bank of Baroda d Bank of India Answer c Bank of Baroda 281. Bank of Baroda launches __________. a Chillie Mobile App b Chillr Mobile App c Chill Mobile App d Chilex Mobile App Answer b Chillr Mobile App 29 | P a ge

slide 30:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 282. Name the Canadas new Prime Minister. a Justin Trudeau b Thomas Mulcair c Stephen Harper d Paul Martin Answer a Justin Trudeau 283. K.S.L. Swamy who passes away recently was a/an a Writer b Scientist c Actor d Film maker Answer d Film maker 284. Who has been appointed as President of All India Council of Sports a Sahib Singh Verma b Vijay Goel c Madan Lal Khurana d Vijay Kumar Malhotra Answer d Vijay Kumar Malhotra 285. Which two country ink new accord to cleanup nuclear accident site at Palomares a United Kingdom and Germany b United States and Spain c Germany and Russia d China and Japan Answer b United States and Spain. 286. Which Country rejected UN-backed Peace Deal a Syria b Afghanistan c Iran d Libya Answer d Libya 287. Which 2 state lifted ban on Maggi Noodles on 19th October 2015 a Karnataka and Gujarat b Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh c Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand d Tamil Nadu and Kerela Answer a Karnataka and Gujarat 288. Name the Parliament of Libya. a General National Congress b Diet c National Assembly d Senate Answer a General National Congress 289. FIFA has confirmed election in Year ____ a 2019 b 2017 c 2018 d 2016 Answer d 2016 290. Full form of FIFA a The Fédération Internationale de Firsbee Association b The Fédération Internation de Football Association c The Fédération Internationale de Football Assembly d The Fédération Internationale Football Association Answer c The Fédération Internationale de Football Assembly 291. Name the Institute which will be established by Konkan Railway at Goa a Tunnel Telegraph Institute b Tunnel Telecommunication Institute c Tunnel Technology Institute d Tunnel Technology Inititive Answer c Tunnel Technology Institute 30 | P a ge

slide 31:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 292. Which Countries has decide to triple bilateral trade by 2025 a USA and Russia b India and Russia c Russia and Germany d India and China Answer b India and Russia 293. Himachal Pradesh government has signed Memorandum of Understanding MOU with _______. a Malana Ropeway Pvt Ltd b Dev Bhumi Ropeways Private Limited c Matheran Ropeway Project d Damodar Ropeway co Private Limited Answer a Malana Ropeway Pvt Ltd 294. China launches first yuan-bond in _________ a London b California c Beijing d Paris Answer a London 295. Which two country have sign ‘memorandum’ on air safety over Syria a The United States and Germany b The United states and France c The United States and India d The United States and Russia Answer d The United States and Russia 296. Which Company gets USFDA nod for migraine treatment drug a Ranbaxy b Pfizer c Jubilant Life Sciences d Sun Pharmaceutical Answer c Jubilant Life Sciences 297. Who has been selected as Lokayukta of Delhi a Justice Dilip Gupta b Justice Vimlesh Kumar Shukla c Justice Reva Khetrapal d Justice Arun Tandon Answer c Justice Reva Khetrapal. 298. Which Indian Cricketer announced retirement from International Cricket a Virat Kohli b Virendra Sehwag c M S Dhoni d None of the above Answer b Virendra Sehwag 299. Yuki Bhambri is a /an a Badminton Player b Tennis Player c Shooter d Athlete Answer b Tennis Player 300. Who is the first Indian palyer to enter top 100 since 2010 a Somdev Devvarman b Yuki Bhambri c Sanaa Bhambri d Saketh Myneni Answer b Yuki Bhambri 301. Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day is observed on ________ a 21st October b 20th October c 19th October d 18th october Answer a 21st October 31 | P a ge

slide 32:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 302. Syed Zahoor Qasim was a/an a Philanthropist b Astrologer c Writer d marine biologist Answer d marine biologist 303. Who won Paul H Appleby Award a Abhinandan sharvey b K Chockalingam c K Swanminathan d None of the above Answer b K Chockalingam 304. Paul H Appleby Award is conferred by ______. a Hindu College b Indian Law Institute c The Indian Institute of Public Administration d Indian Institute if Technology Answer c The Indian Institute of Public Administration 305. Who is the new CEO of Snapdeal a Anup Vikal b Kunal Bahl c Rohit Bansal d Vikas Sharma Answer a Anup Vikal 306. Who has been named brand ambassador of MRF a Virat Kohli b AB De Villiers c Michael John Clarke d Rahul Dravid Answer b AB De Villiers 307. Who won Asian Tour Golfer of the Month award a Anirban Lahiri b Thongchai Jaidee c Jeev Milkha Singh d Shiv Kapur Answer a Anirban Lahiri 308. _______ named world’s top emerging destination by PATA. a Kochi b Munar c Thekkady d Thrissur Answer c Thekkady 309. Full Form of PATA. a Pacific All Travel Association b Pacific Asia Tri Association c Pacific Asia Travel Assembly d Pacific Asia Travel Association Answer d Pacific Asia Travel Association 310. When United Nation day is observed a 22nd October b 23rd October c 24th October d 5th november Answer c 24th October 311. Which two country sign pact for cooperation on terror a India and Malaysia b India and Maldives c India and China d India and Germany Answer b India and Maldives 312. International Stuttering Awareness Day is observed on ______. a October 21 b October 22 c October 19 d October 18 Answer b October 22 32 | P a ge

slide 33:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 313. Which Country offers to fund India’s 15-bn bullet train a USA b China c Japan d Germany Answer c Japan 314. Which is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh a Munnar b Hyderabad c Gangtok d Amravati Answer d Amravati 315. Which is the first village in Odisha to be entirely solar powered a Adabahal b Adakata c Baripatha d Acharya Vihar Answer c Baripatha 316. Which Country is about to launch six Singapore-made satellites in December a China b India c USA d Russia Answer b India. India will launch six Singapore-made satellites including a dedicated 400 kg spacecraft for carrying out surveillance missions for maritime and border security in mid-December onboard PSLV-C29. 317. Full Form of ISRO. a The Indian Space Research Organisation b The Indian Science Research Organisation c The Indian Space Reunion Organisation d The Indian Scientific Research Organisation Answer a The Indian Space Research Organisation. 318. What is the rank of India on global business optimism Index in the July-September quarter a 5 b 7 c 2 d 10 Answer c 2 319. Name the first high-resolution stereo mapping satellite for civilian use. a Ziyuan III b CBERS ‑1 c CBERS ‑4 d Gaofen 1 Answer a Ziyuan III 319. Which bank inks partnership with Snapdeal and Blue Dart a State Bank of India b HDFC Bank c Yes Bank d Bank of Baroda Answer c Yes Bank 320. Which Indian State has been ranked 11th among the best value destinations in the world a Delhi b Mumbai c Bengaluru d Kerela Answer b Mumbai 321. Dreaming Big: My Journey to Connect India is an autobiography of ________. a Sam Pitroda b Bhart ṛhari c Mukesh Ambani d APJ Abdul Kalam Answer a Sam Pitroda 33 | P a ge

slide 34:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 322. Name the Chief Marketing Officer of Flipkart. a Binny Bansal b Sachin Bansal c Samardeep Subandh d None of the above Answer c Samardeep Subandh 323. Which two countries has signed deal to build the United Kingdom’s first nuclear power plant since the 1980s a Britain and China b India and USA c Russia and Japan d India and Japan Answer a Britain and China 324. Who has been awarded ‘China’s Nobel peace prize’ a Barack Obama b Robert Mugabe c Narendra Modi d Vladimir Putin Answer b Robert Mugabe 325. What is the full form AMRUT a ATAL MISSION FOR REHABILITATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION b ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION c ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND ULTRA TRANSFORMATION d ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSITION Answer b ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION 326. Who has become the first male member of National Commission for Women a Arvind Kejriwal b Amit Shah c Alok Nath d Alok Rawat Answer d Alok Rawat 327. Name the Indian Origin person who has been sworn in as Mayor of German city a Adi Bhalla b Ramesh Sharma c Ashok Sridharan d Ashok Chhapariya Answer c Ashok Sridharan 328. Which Week is being observed from 26th-31st October a Feminist Week b Vigilance Awareness week c Anti-Corruption week d Anti- trafficking week Answer b Vigilance Awareness week 329. Pakistan appoints___________ as new NSA. a Abdul Rehman b Javed Zia c Aamir Riaz d Nasser Khan Janjua Answer d Nasser Khan Janjua 330. First World Indigenous Games begins in _______. a Brazil b Russia c Germany d London Answer a Brazil 331. New species of Giant Tortoise identified in Galapagos Islands. Name the species. 34 | P a ge

slide 35:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 a Aldbara b Chelonoidis donfaustoi c Salcata Radiated d Goafer Tortise Answer b Chelonoidis donfaustoi 332. Ashwini Kumar who died recently was a/an a IOC member b BCCI member c ICC member d None of the above Answer a IOC member 333. Which Space agency completes key milestone for most powerful rocket a CNSA b UKSA c ISRO d NASA Answer d NASA 334. The World Polio Day is observed on-------- every year to commemorate the fight against poliomyelitis. a October 24 b September 24 c October 25 d September 12 Answer a October 24 335. The Yachting Association of India YAI Senior National Championship – 2015 being organised by the --------- in Mumbai. a Indian Naval Training Center b Indian Naval Army c Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre d None Answer c Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre 336. October has been celebrated as---------- since 1948. This Day is dedicated to the global efforts and achievements of the UN. a United Nations Day b United Nations General Assembly c UN Charter Day d UN Global efforts Day Answer aUnited Nations Day 337. Advanced Landing Ground at ---------- has been inaugurated by Air Marshal C Hari Kumar Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command Indian Air Force. a Walong b Anjaw c Lohit District d Tezu Answer a Walong 338. The finance ministry has imposed anti-dumping duties on imported ----------- used in commercial vehicles for a period of five years with effect from October 21 2015. a Chinese parts b Japan Parts c European Parts d Korean Parts Answer a Chinese Parts 339. President Barack Obama has named -------- as the new official in charge of the US led coalition against the Islamic State group. a Brett McGurk b John Allen c Marine Patrica d None Answer a Brett McGurk 35 | P a ge

slide 36:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 340. Who became the fourth player to register hundred against all the Test playing countries in ODIs a Virat Kohli b Rohit Sharma c Ajinkya Rahane d Suresh Raina Answer a Virat Kohli 341. Which two Indian mountaineers climbed an untouched mountain peak named it after APJ Abdul Kalam a Arjun Vaipai and Bhupesh Kumar b Sukhvir singh and Manpreet kaur Nitin Joy and Bhuvnesh kapoor d none Answer a Arjun Vaipai and Bhupesh Kumar 342. Which country is the third-largest international student market in London after China and the US a India b Japan c Korea d Germany Answer a India 343. The AC double-decker train will soon run between ----------. This train will be named Shatabdi and this is the first Shatabdi double-decker train in India. a Mumbai-Goa b Mumbai-Nashik c Nashik-Pune d Mumbai-Pune Answer a Mumbai-Goa 344. India’s first Paragliding World Cup has begun at Bir Billing near Baijnath town in Kangra district of which state a Himachal Pradesh b Utrakhand c Arunachal Pradesh d Kashmir Answer a Himachal Pradesh 345. What is the -------- is the official mascot of this India’s first ParaglidingWorld Cup a Lion b Panther c Eagle d Snow leopard Answer d Snow leopard 346. Vice President of Maldives ------ has been arrested at the airport when he returned from an official visit to China. Police said that he was arrested on suspicion of links to a blast on the Presidential boat that occurred on 28 September 2015. a Ahmad adeeb b Mohd adeeb c Yameen Abdul Gayoom d None Answer a Ahmad Adeeb 347. Which Indian University has recently discovered four new species of crab a University of Kerala b University of Rajasthan c University of Tamil Nadu d University of Hyderabad Answer c University of Kerala 348. Name the newly elected Prime minister of Canada a Justin Trudeau b Bill Tony c Michael Higgins d None of the above Answer a Justin Trudeau 36 | P a ge

slide 37:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 349. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has inaugurated the India-Africa Friendship Rose garden in which city a New Delhi b Mumbai c Kerala d Banglore Answer a New Delhi 350. Which Department in the University of Kerala have reported the discovery of four new species of crab from the Kerala coast. a Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries b Department of Natural Resources c Department of Environmental studies d Department of Botany Answer a Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries 351. Indian Railways has developed a vandal-proof warning system for unmanned level crossings which is working satisfactorily for the last three months on which section a Coimbatore-Metupallayam c New Delhi- Mumbai b Kanpur-Patna d New Delhi-Gwalior Answer a Coimbatore-Metupallayam 352. Name the actress who was once considered one of the world’s most beautiful women was also the star of “How Green Was My Valley” and “Miracle on 34th Street”. a Marilyn Monroe b Maureen O’Hara c Audrey Hepburn d Elizabeth Taylor Answer b Maureen OHara 353. India-Africa Summit in New Delhi addressed the key challenges faced by Africa which includes food health and environmental security had inaugurated by which minister a Sushma Swaraj b Nitin Gadkari c Jairam Ramesh d None Answer a Sushma Swaraj 354.Name the Quiet Man actress – who was born in Dublin in 1920 – passed away at her home in Boise Idaho at the age of 95 a Audrey Hepburn b Katharine Hepburn c Maureen O’Hara d Elizabeth Taylor Answer c Maureen O Hara 355. In Canada’s newly elected Liberal government under prime minister designate Justin Trudeau is of which origin have notched up a record number of 19 seats a Indian b Australian c Germany d Europe Answer a Indian 356. Name the girl who accidentaly crossed over to Pakistan returns after 15 yrs. a Geeta b Samaira c Afreen d Suneeta Answer a Geeta 357. Which state govt begins sale of Ayurvedic medicines a Kerela b Tamil Nadu c Maharashtra d Assam Answer c Maharashtra 37 | P a ge

slide 38:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 358. India-Africa Forum will be started in ______. a New Delhi b Lucknow c Shillong d Andhra Pradesh Answer a New Delhi 359. China Japan and South Korea will hold a summit in _______ a Tokyo b Beijing c South Korea d London Answer c South Korea 360. Indian-American farmer ___________ to be honoured for exemplary agriculture work. a Halima Shareef b Anita Adalja c Priya Bajaj d Tulip Answer b Anita Adalja 361. Who won Guatemalan presidential vote a Zury b Sammy Morales c Sandra Julieta Torres d Jimmy Morales Answer d Jimmy Morales. 362. Jimmy Morales was a/an a comedian b Actor c Athlete d Dancer Answer a comedian 363. Who has won parliamentary elections in Poland a Law and Justice party b National Party c law and peoples party d None Answer a Law and Justice party 364. Which country has posted the joint-third highest total in one-day international history a India b South Africa c Australia d Sri Lanka Answer b South Africa 365. Which Country has won the Paytm Trophy a India b South Africa c Australia d Sri Lanka Answer b South Africa. 366. Who won 2015 US Grand Prix of F1 a Sebastian Vettel b Nicole Scherzinger c Nico Rosberg d Lewis Hamiliton Answer d Lewis Hamiliton 367. Full form of NDRF. a National Deter Response Force b National Disaster Research Force c National Disaster Respect Force d National Distress Response Force Answer b National Disaster Research Force 368. Who has become the first Indian to win Silver medal at Archery World Cup Final 38 | P a ge

slide 39:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 a Abhishek Verma b Rajat Chauhan c Rimil d Trisha Deb Answer a Abhishek Verma 369. Where was Archery World Cup Final held a Tokyo b Mexico c Rome d France Answer b Mexico 370. India finishes _______ at Nomura Cup. a 5 th b 2 nd c 9 th d 12th Answer c 9th 371. Nomura Cup is associated with which game a Football b Cricket c Golf d Tennis Answer c Golf 372. Full form of WHO. a World Health Organisation b World Help Organisation c Well Health Organisation d World Helping Organisation Answer a World Health Organisation 373. China made copying in examinations a crime punishable up to ___ Years. a 10 b 7 c 8 d 5 Answer b 7 374. Who has been honoured in UK with Lifetime Achievement Award Sangeet Acharya Ratna a Nandakumara Sivanesan b Nandan Sivanesan c Nandakumara Siva d Nanda kumar Sivanesan Answer a Nandakumara Sivanesan 375. Andhra Pradesh signed two memorandums with which Country for development of the State a USA b Nepal c China d Japan Answer d Japan 376. Which channel emerges most watched Hindi channel a Star Plus b Zee TV c Doordarshan d None Answer c Doordarshan 377. Who won Miss Grand International a Anea Garcia b Elizabeth Parker c Parul Shah d Vartika Pathak Answer a Anea Garcia 378. UNESCO declared----------as the World Day for AudioVisual AV Heritage to raise awareness of the significance of AV documents and to draw attention to the need to safeguard them. 39 | P a ge

slide 40:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 a October 27 b October 26 c November 26 d November 25 Answer October 27 379. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai presented the fifth ----------------to Rahman on the 78th birthday of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar well-known composer and the younger brother of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. a Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award b The Sangeet Award c The Mangeshkar Award d Pandit Hridaynath Award Answer a Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 380. The government has appointed the national convenor of Bharatiya Janta Party’s BJP legal cell and the secretary of the BJP parliamentary party on the board of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation EPFO as an industry representative. Who is he a Balasubrahmanyam Kamarsu c Danny Boyle b Jairam Ramesh d Nitin Gadkari Answer a Balasubrahmanyam Kamarsu 381. The Reserve Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding MoU with ------------- - for exchange of supervisory information. a Bangladesh Bank b Deutsche Bank c Bank of Canara d Bank of Baroda Answer a Bangladesh Bank 382. China today successfully sent its third mapping satellite of the Tianhui-1 series into orbit which will enhance the country’s ability to carry out scientific research mapping and disaster relief. a Tianhui-1C b Tianhui-III c Tianhui-i3 d Tianhui-C Answer a Tianhui-1C 383. Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has enhanced delegated financial powers ------of designated Central Government Hospitals and institutes under the Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi RAN scheme. a 5 lakhs b 10 lakhs c 2 lakhs d 2.5 lakhs Answer a 5 lakhs 384. BlackBerry has appointed ------ as the Managing Director of its India operations to steer the Canadian handset maker’s restructuring efforts. a Narendra Nayak b Sunil Lalvani c Sangth Kumaraso d None of the above Answer a Narendra Nayak 385. _________ became the fastest batsman to go past 6000 runs in ODIs. He achieved this feat in just his 123rd innings. 40 | P a ge

slide 41:

Current Affairs Quiz Oct 2015 a Hashim Amla b Virat Kohli c Rohit Sharma d Shikhar Dhawan Answer a Hashim Amla 386. India and ------- began their bilateral naval exercise off Lanka’s Trincomalee focusing on anti-piracy exercises gun firings cross-deck helicopter operations and anti-surface operations. a Sri Lanka b Australia c South Africa d Japan Answer a Sri lanka 387. _________ launched PAN camps and E-Sahyog in the national capital for settling Income Tax return claims digitally. These two initiatives of the I-T department is expected to expedite issuance of PAN cards and paperless tax assessment. a Arun Jaitley b Nitin Gadkari c Rajnath Singh d Markandey Katju Answer a Arun Jaitley 388. ______ indicated that One Rank One Pension could be notified once Assembly Election process in Bihar gets over. He was addressing a 3-day Naval Commanders Conference in New Delhi. a Manohar Parikar b Arun Jaitley c Rajnath Singh d Nitin Gadkari Answer a Manohar Parikar 389. Which Indian cricketer was arrested in Bengaluru by the city police in connection with a case filed by a woman for allegedly physically assaulting and abusing her in a Bengaluru hotel room in September a Amit Mishra b Umesh Yadav c Mohit Sharma d None Answer a Amit Mishra 390. A one-man Commission headed by ------ on 5 October 2015 submitted its report on illegal migrants from Bangladesh into Assam. a Upamanyu Hazarika b Sayura Chatterjee c Ashok kumar sen d None Answer a Upamanyu Hazarika 391. Indian filmmaker Pan Nalin’s female buddy movie ----- has bagged the BNL People’s Choice Award at the 10th Rome Film Festival. a Angry Indian Goddesses b Silent River c Oissa d The Eagle Answer a Angry Indian Goddesses 41 | P a ge

authorStream Live Help