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Current Affairs Quiz: 31 October 2017

Oct 31, 2017 17:30 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 31 October 2017

31 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 world’s first hybrid electric tram, UN global wildlife conference and India, Tunisia agreements among others.

1. When is Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed?

a) 31 October
b) 2 October
c) 30 October
d) 12 October

2. Which state’s tourism department announced Majuli Sustainable Tourism Development Project (MSTDP) to encourage carbon-free tourism experience?

a) Assam
b) Gujarat
c) Mizoram
d) Manipur

3. Which Indian woman cricketer has become number one at ICC ODI rankings released on 30 October 2017?

a) Mithali Raj
b) Jhulan Goswami
c) Harmanpreet Kaur
d) Ekta Bisht

4. The Supreme Court on 31 October 2017 questioned why there were no separate schools for children suffering from autism. Who among these headed the bench that questioned the State governments?

a) Dipak Misra
b) P.N Bhagwati
c) T.S Thakur
d) H.L. Dattu

5. Union Minister for state for social justice and empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana during the fourth workshop of ''Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana'' in which among the following cities?

a) Mumbai
b) Gujarat
c) Delhi
d) Lucknow

6. According to a new report by the World Health Organisation, which country topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016?

a) India
b) Pakistan
c) China
d) Bangladesh

7. India on 30 October 2017 jointly agreed to enhance cooperation in various sectors including renewable energy, infrastructure, transport and automobiles, textiles and trade with which of the following countries?

a) Tunisia
b) Syria
c) Iran
d) Afghanistan

8. Who will head the parliamentary standing committee that was formed recently to examine operational preparedness of armed forces?

a) B C Khanduri
b) Nirmala Sitharaman
c) Bipin Rawat
d) Sanjay Mitra

9. The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells began in which country?

a) Japan
b) China
c) USA
d) South Korea

10. Who was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Zambia?

a) Suresh Sethi
b) AP Singh
c) NJ Gangte
d) Bharat Singh

11. Which country will host 2018 Asian Cricket Council Emerging Nations Cup?

a) India
b) Sri Lanka
c) Bangladesh
d) Pakistan

12. Which country will host the United Nations (UN) global wildlife conference in 2020?

a) India
b) USA
c) Japan
d) Bangladesh

13. Name the committee appointed to investigate into the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.

a) H L Dattu committee
b) A Arumughaswamy committee
c) Guruswamy committee
d) Bipin Rawat Committee

14. When is the World Cities Day celebrated every year?

a) 28 October
b) 29 October
c) 30 October
d) 31 October

15. Name the veteran actor and playwright to receive Tata Lit Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

a) Girish Karnad
b) Anupam Kher
c) Amitabh Bachchan
d) Rajnikant

Answers

1. (a) 31 October
2. (a)Assam
3. (a) Mithali Raj
4. (a)Dipak Misra
5. (a) Mumbai
6. (a)India
7. (a)Tunisia
8. (a) B C Khanduri
9. (b) China
10. (c) NJ Gangte
11. (d) Pakistan
12. (a) India
13. (b) A Arumughaswamy committee
14. (d) 31 October
15. (a)Girish Karnad

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