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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 October 2016

Oct 18, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like peace talks on Syria crisis, India’s first indigenous electric bus and India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament among others.

1.    Which of the following countries will host the fresh round of peace talks on Syria crisis?
a)    Russia
b)    Germany
c)    Britain
d)    Japan

2.    Which company recently launched India’s first indigenous electric bus?
a)    Tata Motors
b)    Mahindra & Mahindra
c)    Ashok Leyland
d)    Hindustan Motors

3.    India completed its nuclear triad by inducting which of the following submarine into service?
a)    INS Chakra
b)    INS Shishumar
c)    INS Aridhaman
d)    INS Arihant

4.    Who was appointed as India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva recently?
a)    Neeraj Goyat
b)    Amandeep Singh Gill
c)    Ajay Kumar Bhalla
d)    Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad

5.    Which country is the safest place in the world as per World Economic Forum 2016 report?
a)    Norway
b)    Sweden
c)    Qatar
d)    Finland

6.    Which among the following country's Cricket team recently became the world first team to play 900 ODIs?
a)    India
b)    South Africa
c)    Australia
d)    Sri Lanka

7.    Name the grappler from India who clinched gold medal in 60kg category at the sixth edition of the TAFISA World Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
a)    Naveen Kumar
b)    Muhammad Alim
c)    Luv Singh
d)    Dalmiya

8.    Name the manned spacecraft of China that was launched carrying two astronauts in October 2016.
a)    Shenzhou-10
b)    Shenzhou-11
c)    Long March-2F
d)    Tiangong-2
9.    Kigali Agreement that was reached by more than 170 countries in October seeks to amend a agreement/protocol. Name it.
a)    Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
b)    Montreal Protocol
c)    Paris Agreement
d)    Kyoto Protocol

10.    Name the actor who will be awarded with the 44th Chaplin Award for the year 2016 by Film Society of Lincoln Center.
a)    Morgan Freeman
b)    Robert De Niro
c)    Arnold Schwarzenegger
d)    Robert Downey Jr.

11.    The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare recently inaugurated National Summit on Fortification of Food in New Delhi. Who is the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare?
a)    Anupriya Patel
b)    S.S. Ahluwalia
c)    Nirmala Sitharaman
d)    Vishnu Deo Sai

12.    Which country won the first BRICS U-17 football tournament?
a)    Brazil
b)    South Africa
c)    Russia
d)    China

13.    Name the state that has decided to roll out biometrics authentication for receiving food grains for beneficiaries of National Food Security Act (NFSA) from January 2017 in the state.
a)    West Bengal
b)    Assam
c)    Odisha
d)    Telangana

14.    Who of the following was appointed as member of IOC's Athletes' Commission?
a)    Sania Mirza
b)    Saina Nehwal
c)    PV Sindhu
d)    Pullela Gopichand

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector in__________?
a)    Pune, Maharashtra
b)    Jaipur, Rajasthan
c)    Ludhiana, Punjab
d)    None of the above


1. (c) Britain
2. (c) Ashok Leyland
3. (d) INS Arihant
4. (b) Amandeep Singh Gill
5. (d) Finland
6. (a) India
7. (d) Dalmiya
8. (b) Shenzhou-11
9. (b) Montreal Protocol
10. (b) Robert De Niro
11. (a) Anupriya Patel
12. (a) Brazil
13. (c) Odisha
14. (b) Saina Nehwal
15. (c) Ludhiana, Punjab

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