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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 October 2017

Oct 25, 2017 17:17 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 25 October 2017

25 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 United Nations Day, NASA’s Dawn mission and Russia vetoes UN resolution among others.

1. When was the 56th raising day of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) celebrated?

a) 21 October 2017
b) 22 October 2017
c) 23 October 2017
d) 24 October 2017

2. Which country recently commissioned Coast Guard Ship Suraksha provided to it by India?

a) Sri Lanka
b) Bangladesh
c) Myanmar
d) Bhutan

3. Name the noted Malayalam film director who passed away recently and was known for his film 'Avalude Ravukal'.

a) S Mohanlal
b) IV Sasi
c) T Mammootty
d) TR Krishnan

4. When is the United Nations Day observed every year?

a) 22 October
b) 23 October
c) 24 October
d) 25 October

5. Which International organisation recently signed loan agreement to promote a series of fiscal reforms in West Bengal?

a) United Nations
b) World Bank
c) International Monetary Fund
d) Asian Development Bank

6. NASA extended Dawn mission till its hydrazine fuel runs out. The spacecraft is currently in a stable orbit around which dwarf planet?

a) Ceres
b) Pluto
c) Eris
d) Vesta

7. Which country has used its veto power to block a UN resolution to extend work of inspectors seeking to determine who was behind the chemical attack in Syria?

a) Syria
b) Russia
c) North Korea
d) US

8. Which High Court has passed a ruling banning the use of photographs or pictures of living persons on banners, flex boards and sign-boards?

a) Allahabad High Court
b) Delhi High Court
c) Bombay High Court
d) Madras High Court

9. Eminent Indian classical singer, also considered as ‘Queen of Thumri’, Girija Devi passed away at the age of 88. Which among the following is the highest civilian honour received by Devi?

a) Bharat Ratna
b) Padma Vibhushan
c) Padma Bhushan
d) Padma Shri

10. Which state’s government would be constructing 43 highlands at the Kaziranga national park?

a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Tripura
d) Bihar

11. Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu win gold in which of the following sports event?

a) Shooting
b) Wrestling
c) Boxing
d) Tennis

12. Union Finance Minister announced recapitalisation of public sector banks. This reform falls under which of the following schemes of the government?

a) Indradhanush 2
b) Mudra
c) SEVA
d) Demonetisation

13. Where is the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final 2017 held?

a) New Delhi, India
b) Tokyo, Japan
c) Moscow, Russia
d) Munich, Germany

14. Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Japan?

a) Shinzo Abe
b) Ito Hirubumi
c) Xi Jinping
d) Kim Jong-un

15. Which state laid the foundation stone for an aerospace park?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Karnataka
c) W.Bengal
d) Odisha

Answers

1. (d) 24 October 2017
2. (a) Sri Lanka
3. (b) IV Sasi
4. (c) 24 October
5. (d) Asian Development Bank
6. (a) Ceres
7. (b) Russia
8. (d) Madras High Court
9. (b) Padma Vibhushan
10. (a) Assam
11. (a) Shooting
12. (a)Indradhanush 2
13. (a)New Delhi, India
14. (a) Shinzo Abe
15. (a)Tamil Nadu

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