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Current Affairs Quiz: 21 October 2016

Oct 21, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like honorary citizenship on Dalai Lama, SBI’s 5th zone in North-East India and book The Adivasi Will Not Dance among others.

1.    Which of the following cities recently bestowed honorary citizenship on Dalai Lama?
a)    Rome
b)    Venice
c)    Milan
d)    Sicily

2.    Who of the following was recently elected as the President of the International Gymnastics Federation?
a)    Georges Guelzec
b)    Morinari Watanabe
c)    Bruno Grandi
d)    Vasily Titov

3.    Who was appointed as the Commandant of the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala in Kerala?
a)    Vice Admiral S V Bhokare
b)    Vice Admiral S V Bhosle
c)    Vice Admiral Karambir Singh
d)    Vice Admiral G. Ashok Kumar

4.    When is the Police Commemoration Day observed?
a)    20 October
b)    19 October
c)    21 October
d)    15 October

 The State Bank of India (SBI) declared its 5th zone in North-East India. Name the place where this zone is located.
a)    Guwahati
b)    Shillong
c)    Dibrugarh
d)    Silchar

6.    Name the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) that was commissioned by Indian Navy in the third week of October 2016.
a)    INS Tihayu
b)    INS Chakra
c)    INS Kalvari
d)    INS Kursura

7.    Satyadev Katare recently passed away. Who was he?
a)    Leader of the Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly
b)    A Gandhian activist
c)    An artist
d)    None of the above

8.    Who is the author of the book titled The Adivasi Will Not Dance?
a)    Kiran Doshi
b)    Kunal Basu
c)    Manjula Padmanabhan
d)    Hansda Sowendra Shekhar

9.    Identify the well-known Gandhian activist, who passed away recently.
a)    Eqbal Ahmad
b)    Uri Avnery
c)    Joan Baez
d)    Mewa Ramgobin

10.    Who of the following is the author of the book The Sleepwalker's Dream?
a)    Amitav Ghosh
b)    Dhrubajyoti Borah
c)    Ramachandra Guha
d)    Margaret Alva

11.    Name the country that along with the United States imposed sanctions on alleged Hezbollah members and financial backers.
a)    Saudi Arabia
b)    Israel
c)    Japan
d)    Iraq

12.    Who of the following has authored the book Andhere Se Ujale Ki Aur that was released in October 2016?
a)    Swapan Das Gupta
b)    Amit Shah
c)    Arun Jaitley
d)    Madhu Dandavate

13.    Name the country that will posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men.
a)    China
b)    Russia
c)    The United States of America
d)    The United Kingdom

14.    India was ranked at what position in the FIFA ranking that was released on 20 October 2016?
a)    146
b)    137
c)    123
d)    121

15.    Name the cloud service firm that will be acquired by Wipro Limited?
a)    Concur Technologies
b)    Taleo
c)    Appirio
d)    Success Factors


1. (c) Milan
2. (b) Morinari Watanabe
3. (a) Vice Admiral S V Bhokare
4. (c) 21 October
5. (d) Silchar
6. (a) INS Tihayu
7. (a) Leader of the Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly
8. (d) Hansda Sowendra Shekhar
9. (d) Mewa Ramgobin
10. (b) Dhrubajyoti Borah
11. (a) Saudi Arabia
12. (c) Arun Jaitley
13. (d) The United Kingdom
14. (b) 137
15. (c) Appirio

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