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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 October 2016

Oct 25, 2016 18:57 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like #Sandesh2Soldiers, Haji Ali Dargah and World Development Information Day among others.

1. Name the anti-Vietnam War activist who authored Port Huron statement and died recently?
a) Abbie Hoffman
b) Jerry Rubin
c) Eldridge Cleaver
d) Tom Hayden

2. Recently, a team of scientists discovered a secret Nazi base of German dictator Adolf Hitler at which place?
a) Antarctic Circle
b) Arctic Circle
c) Equatorial Region
d) Greenland

3. Which Shrine recently granted equal access to women in entering the complete premises?
a) Maharashtra's Shani Shingnapur temple
b) Kerala's Sabarimala temple
c) Assam's Patbausi Satra
d) Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah

4. Which campaign was launched by PM Narendra Modi through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to the soldiers?
a) #Sandesh2Soldiers
b) #Salaam2Soldiers   
c) #Suno2Soldiers
d) #Sneh2Soldiers

5. Which company launched its first cybersecurity engagement center in India?
a) Microsoft
b) Google
c) Amazon
d) Twitter

6. Who won the 2016 European Golden Boy Award?
a) Raheem Sterling
b) Kingsley Coman
c) Marcus Rashford
d) Renato Sanches

7. Who won the 2016 Mark Twain Prize for American Humour?
a) Eddie Murphy
b) Bill Cosby
c) Bill Murray
d) Steve Martin

8. As per the World Meteorological Organization, average level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere across the globe passed how many parts per million in 2015?
a) 425 parts per million
b) 400 parts per million
c) 350 parts per million
d) 516 parts per million

9. Who won the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup held in Jordan?
a) North Korea
b) Japan
c) Jordan
d) Indonesia

10. Who won the Mr Asia 2016 title at the 5th Phil-Asia bodybuilding championships held in the Philippines?
a) G Balakrishna
b) Koshy Varghese
c) Rohit Khandelwal
d) None of the above

11. Who of the following was sacked as the chairman of Tata group?
a) Venu Srinivasan
b) Cyrus Mistry
c) Ratan Tata
d) Amit Chandra

12. World Development Information Day was observed on 24 October 2016. The day was adopted for observation by UN General Assembly in
a) 1956
b) 1969
c) 1972
d) 1984

13. Who of the following was appointed as the chairperson of Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission?
a) Bilal Nazki
b) Jang Bahadur Singh Jamwal
c) Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad
d) Sunil Kumar Sharma

14.
Which of the radio station in October 2016 started a new programme named #Sandesh2Soldiers?
a) Radio City
b) Radio Mirchi
c) All India Radio  
d) Big FM

15. Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani who died recently at the age of 84 was the emir of which nation?
a) Qatar
b) Saudi Arabia
c) Kuwait
d) Iran

ANSWERS
1. (d) Tom Hayden
2. (b) Arctic Circle
3. (d) Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah
4. (a) #Sandesh2Soldiers
5. (a) Microsoft
6. (d) Renato Sanches
7. (c) Bill Murray
8. (b) 400 parts per million
9. (a) North Korea
10. (a) G Balakrishna
11. (b) Cyrus Mistry
12. (c) 1972
13. (a) Bilal Nazki
14. (c) All India Radio
15. (a) Qatar

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