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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 October 2017

Oct 10, 2017 17:00 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 10 October 2017

10 October 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise, International Conference on Yoga and World Mental Health Day among others.

1. Which country will be hosting the first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Bangladesh
d) Myanmar

2. The 3rd International Conference on Yoga was held in which city?
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Pune
d) Bengaluru

3. India celebrated 20-years of strategic corporation in 2017 with which nation?
a) Japan
b) Russia
c) South Africa
d) Israel

4. Which country is going to hold elections to choose a successor to Africa’s first elected female president?
a) Algeria
b) Liberia
c) Nigeria
d) Ethiopia

5. The Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways has reconstituted a nine-member expert panel -National Panel of Experts (NPE), for approving proposals for use of new technologies in highway projects. Who has been chosen as its Chairman?
a) SR Tambe
b) Prof Ravi Sinha
c) Dr. Sunil Bose
d) Prof. K.S. Reddy

6. D Shivakumar resigned as CEO and Chairman of which company?
a) PepsiCo India
b) The Coca Cola Company
c) Aditya Birla Group
d) Nokia

7. This PepsiCo India Chairman and CEO resigned from office in October 2017. Can you name him?
a) Kumar Mangalam Birla
b) Indra Nooyi
c) Ahmed El Sheikh
d) D Shivakumar

8. Who will succeed D Shivakumar as PepsiCo India CEO?
a) Ahmed El Sheikh
b) D Shivakumar
c) Indra Nooyi
d) Shiv Nadar

9. Which state became the first state to incorporate skill development programme in higher education?
a) Chhattisgarh
b) Rajasthan
c) Bihar
d) Gujarat

10. Rajasthan has become the first state to incorporate skill development programme in education IN collaboration with which educational institute?
a) Rajasthan University
b) Mewar University
c) Delhi University

11. Prof Jagdish Mukhi was sworn in as the new Governor of which state?
a) Assam
b) Manipur
c) Meghalaya
d) Jharkhand

12. Who has been sworn in as the new Governor of Assam?
a) Najma Heptullah
b) Prof Jagdish Mukhi
c) Prof. Girish Chandra Tripathi
d) Yogesh K Tyagi

13. The UN has slapped a global port ban on four vessels found violating sanctions against which country?
a) North Korea
b) South Korea
c) Iran
d) Afghanistan

14. Who inaugurated first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise ?
a) Rajnath Singh
b) Dharmendra Pradhan
c) Arun Jaitley
d) Vijay Prakash

15. When is the World Mental Health Day celebrated every year?
a) 9 October
b) 10 October
c) 11 October
d) 12 October

1. (a)  India
2. (a) New Delhi
3. (c) South Africa
4. (b) Liberia
5. (a) SR Tambe
6. (a) PepsiCo India
7. (d) D Shivakumar
8. (a) Ahmed El Sheikh
9. (b) Rajasthan
10. (d) IGNOU
11. (a) Assam
12. (b) Prof Jagdish Mukhi
13. (a) North Korea
14. (a) Rajnath Singh
15. (b) 10 October


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