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Current Affairs quiz: 23 October 2017

Oct 23, 2017 17:05 IST
Current Affairs quiz: 23 October 2017

23 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 world’s oldest warship USS Constitution, 2nd World Congress on Marxism and CBI Special Director among others.

1. International tri services joint exercise INDRA -2017 started between which countries?
a) India and Russia
b) Russia and Japan
c) Japan and South Korea
d) South Korea and India

2. Who was appointed as the chairman of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)?
a) Masami Yalala
b) Sunny Verghese
c) Amyra Soli
d) Souxie Lafont

3. Which state launched Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna (BBY) for farmers?
a) Bihar
b) Punjab
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

4. Who was appointed as the CBI Special Director recently?
a) Gurbachan Singh
b) Arvind Kumar
c) Rajesh Ranjan
d) Rakesh Asthana

5. Where will be the 2nd World Congress on Marxism held?
a) Beijing
b) Bern
c) Jakarta
d) Cairo

6. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Odisha’s first PNG (Piped Natural Gas) project at which place?
a) Cuttack
b) Bhubaneswar
c) Puri
d) Ganjam

7. Who was appointed as member of the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for Manipur and Mizoram?
a) RK Singh
b) Naresh Kumar
c) Ngangom Sarat Singh
d) AP Maheshwari

8. Lake Baikal, which is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, is located in which country?
a) USA
b) Russia
c) Britain
d) India

9. The world’s oldest warship, USS Constitution, took off on its first sail since three years on 20 October 2017. What country does it belong to?
a) US
b) Britain
c) Russia
d) Japan

Which country according to a recently released study has come second in 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

11. Who has been appointed as the New Lokyukta of Madhya Pradesh?
a) UC Maheshwari
b) Op Kohli
c) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
d) NK Gupta

12. Name the Indian origin teenager who became UK's Youngest Millionaire?
a) Akshay Ruparelia
b) Arav Bhatia
c) Lilly Singh
d) Harish Rawal

13. Which e-retailer joined hands with Union textile industry to promote handloom?
a) Flipkart
b) Myntra
c) Amazon
d) Snapdeal

Who was chosen for the prestigious for Padma Prabha Puraskaram?
a) CR Verma
b) Joseph Andrews
c) Prabha Varma
d) Umesh Reddy

15. He has resigned as the Solicitor General of India on 20 October 2017.
a) Gopal Subramaniam
b) Rohinton Nariman
c) Mohan Parasaran
d) Ranjit Kumar

1. (a) India and Russia
2. (b) Sunny Verghese
3. (c) Madhya Pradesh
4. (d) Rakesh Asthana
5. (a) Beijing
6. (b) Bhubaneswar
7. (c)  Ngangom Sarat Singh
8. (b) Russia
9. (a)  US
10. (b) China
11. (d) NK Gupta
12. (a) Akshay Ruparelia
13. (b) Myntra
14. (c) Prabha Varma
15.  (d) Ranjit Kumar

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