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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 October 2017

Oct 24, 2017 16:40 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 24 October 2017

24 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 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup, Asia Cup Hockey and CEO of India Post Payments Bank among others.

1. India’s first Roll On-Roll Off (Ro-Ro) ferry service was launched in which state?
a) Gujarat
b) Karnataka
c) Rajasthan
d) West Bengal

2. Who led the Indian delegation in the 4th ASEAN Defence Minister’s Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) -2017?
a) Arun Jaitley
b) Nirmala Sitharaman
c) Suresh Prabhu
d) Smriti Irani

3. Which State government passed an ordinance prohibiting action against public servants without sanction?
a) Haryana
b) West Bengal
c) Rajasthan
d) Bihar

4. Who launched an excel-based offline tool for businesses to file initial GSTR-3B returns?
a) Union Finance Ministry
b) Reserve Bank of India
d) GST Network

5. Who was appointed as MD & CEO of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)?
a) Suresh Sethi
b) AP Singh
c) Bharat Singh
d) Kamal Bhushan

6. Which state’s election department has entered into the Limca Book of Records?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Meghalaya
d) Assam

7. According to a recent announcement, India would be launching Chandrayaan-II in the first quarter of 2018. It would be India’s second mission to which celestial body?
a) Mars
b) Moon
c) Saturn
d) Dwarf Planet

8. The Union Government appointed Dineshwar Sharma as its representative in which state?
a) Manipur
b) Sikkim
c) Jammu & Kashmir
d) Arunachal Pradesh

9. Which Indian shuttler won the 2017 Denmark Open Superseries trophy in the singles’ category?
a) Kidambi Srikanth
b) PV Sindhu
c) Saina Nehwal
d) HS Prannoy

India’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra for Skilling in Smart Cities was inaugurated in which city?
a) Bengaluru
b) New Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Hyderabad

11. Who won the Best FIFA Men's Player Award?
a) Cristiano Ronaldo
b) Lionel Messi
c) Neymar
d) Zinedine Zidane

12. India defeated which of the following teams to win Asia Cup Hockey?
a) Malaysia
b) Pakistan
c) S. Korea
d) Japan

13. Who has newly appointed the CEO of HSBC?
a) Satya Nadella
b) Jayant Rikhye
c) Indra Nooyi
d) Chanda Kochhar

14. Manav Thakkar became the first Indian to occupy the top spot at the ITTF World Junior Circuit. With which sport is Manav associated?
a) Table Tennis
b) Lawn Tennis
c) Golf
d) Badminton

15. Who won gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup?
a) Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu
b) Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang
c) Vijay Kumar and Rajyavardhan Rathore
d) Ronjan Sodhi and Anjali Bhagwat

1. (a) Gujarat
2. (b) Nirmala Sitharaman
3. (c) Rajasthan
4. (d) GST Network
5. (a) Suresh Sethi
6. (c) Meghalaya
7. (b) Moon
8. (c) Jammu & Kashmir
9. (a) Kidambi Srikanth
10. (b) New Delhi
11. (a) Cristiano Ronaldo
12. (a) Malayisa
13. (b) Jayant Rikhye
14. (a) Table Tennis
15. (a) Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu

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