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Current Affairs Quiz: 28 October

Oct 28, 2016 17:00 IST

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1.    Who of the following won Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov prize?
a)    Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar
b)    Mustafa Dzhemilev and Can Dündar
c)    Ilham Tohti and Mustafa Dzhemilev
d)    None of the above

2.    Name the country that ordered a national census on the sources of pollution, as it seeks to bring down the high pollution level affecting several of its main cities
a)    Japan
b)    New Zealand
c)    The United States
d)    China

3.    Name the country that withdrew a request for three warships to dock at the Spanish port of Ceuta for refuelling, following concern among NATO allies?
a)    China
b)    Brazil
c)    Russia
d)    Israel

4. 
   Name the city that hosted the three day bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference.
a)    New Delhi
b)    Kolkata
c)    Mumbai
d)    Shimla

5.    24 countries and the European Union have unanimously agreed to create the world's largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the ocean next to
a)    Pacific
b)    Antarctica
c)    Atlantic
d)    Indian

6.    The National Ayurveda Day is celebrated on
a)    27 October
b)    26 October
c)    29 October
d)    28 October

7.    Name the Indian documentary that won the first prize in the Documentary Film category at the sixth CAM International Film Festival in Cairo, Egypt.
a)    The Story of India
b)    The World Before Her
c)    Daughters of Mother India
d)    Born into Brothels

8.    The Union Cabinet approved the first Cadre Review of Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service. The service was started in which of the following years?
a)    1971
b)    1972
c)    1969
d)    1967

9.    The Union Cabinet approved the establishment and operationalisation of NAD. What is the full form of NAD?
a)    National Academic Depository
b)    Nationalized Academic Depository
c)    Nationwide Academic Depot
d)    None of the above

10.    Name the first woman to conquered Mount Everest who died recently.
a)    Junko Tabei
b)    Bachendri Pal
c)    Fanny Bullock Workman
d)    None of the above

11.    Union Cabinet recently approved agreement with which country for the transfer of sentenced persons?
a)    Estonia
b)    Brazil
c)    Italy
d)    Maldives

12.    Union Cabinet approves agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit with which country?
a)    New Zealand
b)    Nepal
c)    Bhutan
d)    Japan

13.  
 Who was appointed as Chairman of GSMA recently?
a)    Jon Fredrik Baksaas
b)    Mari-Noelle
c)    Sunil Bharti Mittal
d)    Ratan Tata

14.    Who was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Australia?
a)    Ajay M Gondane
b)    Karnal Singh
c)    A.S. Rao
d)    Sunil Raina

15.  
 Paul Beatty won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for his book
a)    The Sellout
b)    Hot Milk
c)    Eileen
d)    His Bloody Project

ANSWER
1. (a) Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar
2. (d) China
3. (c) Russia
4. (a) New Delhi
5. (b) Antarctica
6. (d) 28 October
7. (d) Daughters of Mother India
8. (d) 1972
9. (a) National Academic Depository
10. (a) Junko Tabei
11. (a) Estonia
12. (c)  Bhutan
13. (c) Sunil Bharti Mittal
14. (a) Ajay M Gondane
15. (a) The Sellout

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