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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 October

Oct 27, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India-New Zealand agreements, 2016 Global Gender Gap Report and Committee to monitor bird flu situation among others.

1.    India and New Zealand signed three agreements during official visit of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key to India. Consider the following statements in context to the project
I.    Arrangement regarding Food Safety Cooperation was signed.
II.    MoU for cooperation in the field of Youth Affairs and Sports was signed
III.    MoU on Defence cooperation was signed.

Which is/are correct?
a)    Only II
b)    Only I and II
c)    Only I and III
d)    I, II and III

2.    Name the state that will observe 2017 as the Garib Kalyan Varash.
a)    Punjab
b)    Bihar
c)    Delhi
d)    Haryana

3.    Name the country that topped the list of 2016 Global Gender Gap Report that was released by World Economic Forum (WEF).
a)    Rwanda
b)    Iceland
c)    Finland
d)    Norway

4.    Which rank was secured by India in the list of 2016 Global Gender Gap Report that was released by World Economic Forum (WEF)?
a)    69
b)    71
c)    87
d)    115

5.    Who was appointed as the as President and CEO of Ericsson recently?
a)    Jan Frykhammar
b)    Borje Ekholm
c)    Leif Johansson
d)    Hans Vestberg

6.    The Union Government recently constituted a High-Level Committee to monitor bird flu situation. Who will head this High-Level Committee?
a)    Devendra Chaudhry
b)    H Papamma
c)    M Nagaraj
d)    Munialappa

7.    India recently signed revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with which country?
a)    Saudi Arabia
b)    North America
c)    South Korea
d)    Bahrain

8.    Who of the following was the chairman of the committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP) that in October 2016 submitted its report to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar?
a)    Justice (Retd.) L Narasimha Reddy
b)    TVSN Prasad
c)    Justice SN Dhingra Commission
d)    Shashi Shekhar

9.    Name the city that hosted India's first Astrobiology Conference - Life in Space.
a)    Mumbai
b)    New Delhi
c)    Kolkata
d)    Bengaluru

10.    Which state is set to become the second state in the United States of America to teach Sikh history and culture into the public school curriculum?
a)    Florida
b)    Texas
c)    Georgia
d)    Indiana

11.    What was the theme of the 2016 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage that was observed on 27 October 2016?
a)    Archives at Risk: Much more to do
b)    Saving Our Heritage for the Next Generation
c)    It's Your Story - Don't Lose It
d)    None of the above

12.    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd recently entered into a new strategic collaboration to market and distribute a diverse portfolio of eight injectable Abbreviated New Drug Applications. The company entered into the deal with which of the following companies?
a)    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
b)    GlaxoSmithKline
c)    Gland Pharma
d)    Biocon

13.    Who was recently appointed the Director of the Enforcement Directorate?
a)    Jasti Chelameshwar
b)    Karnal Singh
c)    Rajan S Katoch
d)    None of the above

14. 
   Raj Begum recently passed away. Who was she?
a)    Kashmiri singer
b)    Himachali folk singer
c)    Pakistani actress
d)    None of the above

15.    Name the country that agreed to expand its cooperation in regional forums, including the East Asia Summit, the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus and others with India.
a)    New Zealand
b)    Japan
c)    Britain
d)    Russia

ANSWER.
1. (b) Only I and II
2. (d) Haryana
3. (c) Iceland
4. (c) 87
5. (b) Borje Ekholm
6. (d) Munialappa
7. (c) South Korea
8. (a) Justice (Retd.) L Narasimha Reddy
9. (a) Mumbai
10. (d) Indiana
11. (c) It's Your Story - Don't Lose It
12. (c) Gland Pharma
13. (b) Karnal Singh
14. (a) Kashmiri singer
15. (a) New Zealand

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