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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 October 2017

Oct 20, 2017 17:46 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 20 October 2017

20 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 2017 Man Booker Prize, World’s Oldest Warship and Green Platinum Award among others.

1. Who was awarded with the 2017 Man Booker Prize?

a) Paul Auster
b) Emily Fridlund
c) Fiona Mozley
d) George Saunders

2. Who was appointed as the Lokayukta of Madhya Pradesh recently?

a) Naresh Kumar Gupta
b) UC Maheshwari
c) PP Naolekar
d) Rishi Malik

3. Which place was awarded with the Green Platinum Award by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)?

a) Govardhan Eco Village
b) Akshardham Temple
c) Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
d) None of the Above

4. Which organisation recently revealed that Planet Nine does exist in the Solar System?

b) European Space Agency
c) Roscosmos

5. Which joint military exercise is being held between India and Russia in the Eastern Military District of Russia?

a) MITRA 2017
b) MAITREE 2017
c) INDRA 2017
d) Yudh Abhyas 217

6. According to scientists, which lake-known as the world’s deepest- is in peril?

a) Caspian Sea
b) Lake Baikal
c) Great Salt Lake
d) Lake Balkhash

7. The world’s oldest warship took off on its first sail since three years on 20 October 2017. What is the ship called?

a) HMS Trincomalee
b) SS Great Britain
c) HMS Unicorn
d) USS Constitution

8. Which country according to a recently released study has topped the individual list of nations, where people are most at risk of succumbing to pollution-related diseases?

a) Bangladesh
b) China
c) India
d) Pakistan

9. Which state’s government has launched a new tourism policy with the aim of increasing tourist inflow in the state by two to three folds?

a) Gujarat
b) Kerala
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Assam

10. The Income Tax Department has launched what new facility to address taxpayer’s queries?

a) Online Call
b) Online Email
c) Online Chat
d) Online Website

11. Name the two Indian airports ranked one and two respectively in the category of 2-5 million passengers category by ASQ-ACI survey.

a) Jaipur and Srinagar Airports
b) Ahmedabad and Mumbai Airports
c) Ranchi and Delhi Airports
d) Patna and Jaipur Airports

12. This Sun like star has been named after a Greek mythological character, Titan as it has consumed its own planets. Can you name it?

a) Titan
b) Kronos
c) Nexa
d) Neptune

13. Name the country that displaced India from rank one at the ICC ODI on 19 October 2017.

a) South Africa
b) New Zealand
c) Pakistan
d) Australia

14. The Police Commemoration Day is observed on which day?

a) 21 October
b) 14 November
c) 5 September
d) 2 December

15. Name a platform launched by Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) to use leftover food.



1.  (d) George Saunders
2.  (a) Naresh Kumar Gupta
3.  (a) Govardhan Eco Village
4. (d) NASA
5. (c) INDRA 2017
6. (b) Lake Baikal
7. (d) USS Constitution
8. (c) India
9. (d) Assam
10. (c) Online Chat
11. (a) Jaipur and Srinagar Airports
12. (b)Kronos
13. (a)South Africa
14. (a)21 October
15. (a) IFRA

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