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Current Affairs Quiz: 1 October 2016

Oct 1, 2016 18:16 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like International Day of Non-Violence, Vice-Chairman of Press Trust of India and 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam 2016 among others.

1. Who was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Press Trust of India recently?
a) Riyadh Mathew
b) Hormusji N Cama
c) Viveck Goenka
d) Vineet Jain

2. Who was appointed as the Managing Director of Abbott India Ltd recently?
a) Rehan Khan
b) Bhasker Iyer
c) Ambati Venu
d) Hasit Joshipura

3. When is the International Day of Non-Violence observed every year?
a) 1 October
b) 2 October
c) 3 October
d) 4 October

4. Name the renowned Bangla writer who passed away recently and was known for writing patriotic songs of 1971 Liberation War.
a) Syed Shamsul Haq
b) Sunil Gangopadhyay
c) Shahid Qadri
d) Nabarun Bhattacharya

5. Which country began the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam 2016 at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Vietnam with Vietnamese navies?
a) India
b) Canada
c) UAE
d) USA

6. Which bank signed a memorandum of understanding with Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company for distribution of mutual fund products?
a) State Bank of India
b) Karnataka Bank Ltd
c) Bank of Baroda
d) ICICI Bank

7. Which among the following hospitals and Italy’s KOS group jointly launched a medical rehabilitation hospital in Hyderabad recently?
a) Fortis Healthcare
b) Tata Memorial Hospital
c) Apollo Hospitals
d) Max Hospital

8. Which among the following country's lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages recently?
a) Thailand
b) Afghanistan
c) Pakistan
d) Bangladesh

9. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Scooters India under the Ministry of Heavy Industries recently?
a) MA Chidambaram
b) R Sreenivasulu
c) Venu Srinivasan
d) Jonadob Nathaniel

10. Which Indian Monument recently bagged an award for Cleanest Iconic Place at the Indian Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) 2016?
a) Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
b) Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
c) Rani ki Vav, Gujarat
d) Architectural Work Of Le Corbusier, Chandigarh

11. Which State recently joined the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) of the Union Government?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Puducherry
c) Karnataka
d) Odisha

12. Name the five companies that recently joined hands to announce a historic partnership on artificial intelligence and machine learning?
a) Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft
b) eBay, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Instagram
c) Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Flipkart
d) Alibaba, Amazon, Facebook, eBay and Google

13. Name the Javelin thrower who broke the national record and became the first Indian to cross the 60m mark on the penultimate day of the 56th Open National Athletics Championships, Lucknow.
a) Annu Rani
b) K Rashmi
c) Jitin Thomas
d) Tejaswin Shankar

14. The Union Government announced a total cash reward of how much Rupees for the medal winners of Rio Paralympics?
a) 90 lakh Rupees
b) 15 lakh Rupees
c) 30 lakh Rupees
d) 75 lakh Rupees

15.
Which country will host the 18th World Congress of Criminology?
a) China
b) Sri Lanka
c) India
d) Japan

ANSWERS
1. (c) Viveck Goenka
2. (c) Ambati Venu
3. (b)  2 October
4. (a) Syed Shamsul Haq
5. (d) USA
6. (b) Karnataka Bank Ltd
7. (c) Apollo Hospitals
8. (c) Pakistan
9. (b) R Sreenivasulu
10. (c) Rani ki Vav, Gujarat
11. (b) Puducherry
12. (a) Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft
13. (a) Annu Rani
14. (a) 90 lakh Rupees
15. (c) India

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