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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 October 2016

Oct 20, 2016 19:10 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Indian Boxing Council, International Prize in Statistics and Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative among others.

1. What is VoICE.NET that was recently in news?
a) Computer virus
b) Global Knowledge Network on voter education
c) ATM virus
d) NRI survey cum competition

2. Which of the following states increased the retirement age of doctors to 65 years?
a) Jharkhand
b) Punjab
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) None of the above

3. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways made it mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle they produce. In this regard, the ministry has notified amendment of which of the following forms under the Central Motor Vehicles Act?
a) Form 21
b) Form 20
c) Form 22
d) Form 24

4. The Indian Boxing Council was recently inducted into the World Boxing Organisation with voting rights. Where is the headquarters of World Boxing Organisation located?
a) Ponce, Puerto Rico
b) London, United Kingdom
c) Zurich, Switzerland
d) San Juan, Puerto Rico

5. Who won the World Railway Shooting Championship Cup?
a) Canadian Pacific Railway
b) Indian Railways
c) China Railway Corporation
d) Deutshe Bahn

6. Name the statistician who was named for the inaugural International Prize in Statistics.
a) David Cox
b) Bradley Efron
c) C.R. Rao
d) Persi Diaconis

7. Sino India Cooperation 2016, a joint tactical exercise, between Indian and China was recently held in
a) Kurung Kumey
b) East Siang
c) Ladakh
d) Beijing

8. Name the city that was officially declared as one of the venues for hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
a) Pune
b) Kochi
c) Kolkata
d) Mumbai

9. Name the state that in October 2016 launched the Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative.
a) Bihar
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) Kerala

Who of the following was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Odisha?
a) Sunil Kumar Mishra
b) Ashok Kumar Choudhary
c) S. Vijay Raghawan
d) Farzand Ahmad

11. Name the state that in October 2016 cancelled affiliation of 68 intermediate colleges of the state for not fulfilling its criterion
a) Bihar
b) Telangana
c) Assam
d) West Bengal

12. A state in October 2016 decided to allot land for steel plant proposed in Orvakallu in Kadapa district. Kadapa district is located in which Indian state?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Karnataka
c) Telangana
d) TamiL Nadu

13. Name the country that is hosting the 2016 Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy?
a) Indonesia
b) Japan
c) Malaysia
d) China

14. The domestic air passengers grew by what percent during Jan-Sept 2016 as compared to the same period of 2015?
a) 15.7 percent
b) 22 percent
c) 23.17 percent
d) 24.1 percent

15. Name the company that will commission two power projects of 710 megawatt in Arunachal Pradesh in 2017.
a) NTPC Limited (National Thermal Power Corporation)
b) North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO)
c) Tata Power
d) Reliance Electric Limited

1. (b) Global Knowledge Network on voter education
2. (d) None of the above
3. (c) Form 22
4. (d) San Juan, Puerto Rico
5. (b) Indian Railways
6. (a) David Cox
7. (c) Ladakh
8. (b) Kochi
9. (c) Maharashtra
10. (a) Sunil Kumar Mishra
11. (a) Bihar
12. (a) Andhra Pradesh
13. (c) Malaysia
14. (c) 23.17 percent
15. (b) North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO)

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