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Current Affairs quiz: 26 October 2017

Oct 26, 2017 17:08 IST
Current Affairs quiz: 26 October 2017

26 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 forest clearance for the construction of the Kaleshwaram Lift irrigation project, Paris climate agreement and World's oldest Astrolabe among others.

1. Who will head the newly constituted task force of RBI on Public Credit Registry (PCR)?
a) M Deosthalee
b) Bidisha Ganguly
c) Sharad Sharma
d) Vivek Srivastava

2. Which bank recently signed MoU with Escorts for tractor financing?
a) Union Bank of India
b) State Bank of India
c) Oriental Bank of Commerce
d) Bank of India

3. Who was appointed as CEO of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?
a) NS Venkatesh
b) B Venkateshwarlu
c) Kenan Malik
d) Bhooshana Rao

4. MobiKwik signed an agreement with which bank to launch a cobranded app?
a) ICICI Bank
b) Bank of Maharashtra
c) IndusInd Bank
d) UCO Bank

5. The 30th edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) was held between the navies of India and which country?
a) Japan
b) Sri Lanka
c) Myanmar
d) Indonesia

6. Which country signed Paris climate agreement recently?
a) Belize
b) Costa Rica
c) El Salvador
d) Nicargua

7. The Union Government recently approved highway projects including Bharatmala worth Rs 7 lakh crore. Under these projects, how much kilometre of roads will be constructed?
a) 83677 km
b) 80000 Km
c) 81682 Km
d) 85003 Km

8. World's oldest navigational tool 'Astrolabe' was discovered by shipwreck searcher David Mearns off the coast of which country?

9. India has levied anti-dumping duty on stainless steel products from certain nations across the world. Which among the following nations doesn’t fall in the list?
a) The United States
b) China
c) South Korea
d) Sri Lanka

10. Which country has announced introduction of a minimum wage for workers?
a) Saudi Arabia
b) Qatar
c) Egypt
d) Kuwait

11. The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has given its in-principle stage-I forest clearance for the construction of the Kaleshwaram Lift irrigation project. The project will be built across which river?
a) Narmada
b) Tapi
c) Godavari
d) Krishna

12. The Indian Navy has approved a new deployment plan that involves deploying warships along critical sea lanes of communication. The warships will be deployed in which of the following water bodies?
a) Arabian Sea
b) South China Sea
c) Indian Ocean
d) Bay of Bengal

13. A heritage railway museum will be set by the Nilgiris Mountain Railway in which among the following Southern states?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Goa

14. Scientists have discovered about 400 previously mysterious stone structures known as 'Gates' in which country’s desert?
a) Namibia
b) South Africa
c) Jordan
d) Saudi Arabia

15. The 3rd Global Investors’ India Forum with the theme ‘Ideate, Innovate, Implement and Invest in India’ was held in which city?
a) New Delhi
b) Bengaluru
c) Pune
d) Hyderabad

1. (a) M Deosthalee
2. (b) State Bank of India
3. (a) NS Venkatesh
4. (c) IndusInd Bank
5. (d) Indonesia
6. (d) Nicargua
7. (a) 83677 km
8. (c) Oman
9. (d) Sri Lanka
10. (b) Qatar
11. (c) Godavari
12. (c) Indian Ocean
13. (b) Tamil Nadu
14. (d) Saudi Arabia
15. (a) New Delhi

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