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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 October 2016

Oct 24, 2016 18:57 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, United Nations Day and World Osteoporosis Day among others.

1. Smooth-coated otter was sighted for first time in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnataka

2. The United Nations Day is celebrated every year on 24 October. The year 2016 marked which anniversary of the UN Charter?
a) 70th
b) 69th
c) 72nd
d) 71st

3. Two doctors each from the AIIMS and the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital were selected for the prestigious Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine. When was the award instituted?
a) 1975
b) 1974
c) 1976
d) 1977

4. Two Indian Coast Guard Ships were recently commissioned into Indian Coast Guard. They are christened as
a) ICGS Jija Bai and Atulya
b) ICGS Aryaman and Atulya
c) ICGS Aryaman and Aadesh
d) ICGS Aadesh and Rajhans

5. Who won the 2016 United States Grand Prix?
a) Daniel Ricciardo
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Nico Rosberg
d) None of the above

6. India defeated which of the following countries to win the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup?
a) Iran
b) Australia
c) Pakistan
d) Bangladesh

7. What was the theme of the 2016 World Osteoporosis Day?
a) Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future
b) Serve up Bone Strength
c) Real Men Build Their Strength From Within
d) Stop at One: Make your First Break your Last

8. Indian Immunologicals Ltd recently unveiled a vaccine to fight against tapeworms in pigs. What is the name of the vaccine?
a) PYSVAX
b) CYSVAX
c) DYSVAX
d) None of the above

9. Which personality was selected for the Yash Bharti Awards 2016?
a) Om Puri
b) Naseeruddin Shah
c) Irfan Khan
d) Nawazuddin Siddiqui

10. Which State organises the Yash Bharti Awards that are conferred for excellence in literature, fine arts, folk and classical music and sports?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

11. AT&T Inc recently agreed to acquire which media company?
a) Washington Post
b) DISH Network
c) Viacom
d) Time Warner

12. India in October 2016 re-launched the scientific and technological cooperation with which country?
a) Qatar
b) Sri Lanka
c) Italy
d) Japan

13. Which country recently passed a law banning the sale, import and production of alcohol?
a) Iraq
b) Saudi Arabia
c) Oman
d) Qatar

14. Which bank recently declared Silchar as its 5th zone in North East after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat?
a) State Bank of India
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Bank of Baroda
d) Bhartiya Mahila Bank

15. Which state launched Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative?
a) Rajasthan
b) Maharashtra
c) Kerala
d) West Bengal

ANSWERS
1. (a) Andhra Pradesh
2. (d) 71st
3. (c) 1976
4. (b) ICGS Aryaman and Atulya
5. (b) Lewis Hamilton
6. (a) Iran
7. (a) Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future
8. (b) CYSVAX
9. (b) Naseeruddin Shah
10. (c) Uttar Pradesh
11. (d) Time Warner
12. (c) Italy
13. (a) Iraq
14. (a) State Bank of India
15. (b) Maharashtra

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