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Current Affairs Quiz: 14 October 2016

Oct 14, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World Sight Day, Jihad in My Saffron Garden and Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 among others.

1. Name the author of the book titled The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad.
a) Shilpa Shetty
b) Madhuri Dixit
c) Twinkle Khanna
d) Raveena Tandon

2. Who was appointed as the Whole-Time Member of SEBI recently?
a) Rajeev Kumar Agarwal
b) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
c) Prashant Saran
d) S Raman

3. Who was appointed as the Director General of Foreign Trade recently?
a) Anup Wadhawan
b) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
c) Jai Kumar Jha
d) Anoop Kapoor

4. India recently signed a bilateral agreement for development of a network of Agro irradiation centres with which country?
a) Russia
b) Qatar
c) Hungary
d) Egypt

5. Who was awarded with the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award 2016?
a) Khalid Mohamed Sharif
b) Christopher Waggener
c) Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
d) Chun Wang

6. Which city is hosting the Women of India Festival that was inaugurated by Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi?
a) Panji
b) Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Kolkata

7. CCEA approved revision of ethanol prices for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). At what price ethanol will be available to OMCs in the next sugar season?
a) 30 rupees per litre
b) 39 rupees per litre
c) 41 rupees per litre
d) 46 rupees per litre

8. What was the theme of World Sight Day that was observed on 13 October 2016?
a) Countdown to 2020
b) The Right to Sight
c) Low Vision
d) Stronger Together

9. Who of the following is the author of the book, Jihad in My Saffron Garden?
a) Roxy Arora
b) Anurag Kashyap
c) Sanjeev Sanyal
d) Arundahti Roy

10. The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2016 on which of the following dates?
a) 5 November 2016
b) 6 November 2016
c) 4 November 2016
d) 3 November 2016

11. Which of the following was used by the researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research to produce cathodes for solar cell?
a) Human nails
b) Human waste
c) Human hairs
d) None of the above

12. Who was recently appointed as next United Nations Secretary-General?
a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Antonio Guterres
c) Angela Merkel
d) None of the above

13. What is the name of the new book that was recently announced by Arundhati Roy?
a) The Ministry of Happiness
b) The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
c) Annie Gives It Those Ones
d) Electric Moon

14. World’s longest reigning monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej recently died at the age of 88. He was the King of which of the following nations?
a) Thailand
b) Antigua and Barbuda
c) Bahrain
d) Cambodia

15. What is the theme of the World Sight Day 2016?
a) Stronger Together
b) Universal Eye Health
c) Eye care for all
d) No more Avoidable Blindness

ANSWERS
1. (c) Twinkle Khanna
2. (b) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
3. (b) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
4. (a) Russia
5. (c) Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
6. (b) Delhi
7. (b) 39 rupees per litre
8. (d) Stronger Together
9. (a) Roxy Arora
10. (a) 5 November 2016
11. (c) Human hairs
12. (b) Antonio Guterres
13. (b) The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
14. (a) Thailand
15. (a) Stronger Together

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