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Current Affairs Quiz: 4 October 2016

Oct 4, 2016 18:59 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Nobel Prize in Medicine, Nobel Prize in Physics and Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival among the others.

1. Name the CEO of Prasar Bharati Corporation who resigned recently.
a) Supriya Sahu
b) Jawhar Sircar
c) BS Maurya
d) Surya Prakash

2. Who was appointed as the CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Ltd recently?
a) Ashish Vohra
b) Sam Ghosh
c) Anup Rau
d) Priyal verma

3. Which Indian Bank became the first to open a branch in the capital city of Yangon, Myanmar?
a) Union Bank of India
b) State Bank of India
c) Oriental Bank of Commerce
d) Central Bank of India

4. World Space Week is being observed from 4-10 October with theme
a) Exploring the Universe
b) Mysteries of the Cosmos
c) Space for Education
d) Remote Sensing: Enabling our Future

5. Name the state that became India’s first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene.
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Odisha
d) Kerala

6. Number wise India is which nation to ratify the historic Paris Agreement on climate change?
a) 55
b) 59
c) 62
d) 65

7. Name the Indian firm that announced a joint venture with Rafale maker Dassault Aviation.
a) Reliance Group
b) Tata Industry
c) Mahindra & Mahindra
d) None of the above

8. Which short film won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF)?
a) Chembuku Moodindi
b) Murga
c) Sarkarmi Rati Wadho
d) Nahna Doot

9. Who was elected as the president of Indian Newspaper Society (INS) recently?
a) Somesh Sharma
b) Kiran B Vadodaria
c) P V Chandran
d) Ravindra Kumar

10. Name the Indian wildlife film-maker who was recently appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (Knight in the National Order of Merit) by the French Government.
a) Sandesh Kadur
b) Prajna Chowta
c) Shekar Dattatri
d) Kalyan Varma

11. The National Mission on Bioeconomy was launched in which of the following cities?
a) Imphal, Manipur
b) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
c) Jorhat, Assam
d) Shillong, Meghalaya

12. Who was named as the 2016 class of the Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology by the American Academy of Audiology?
a) Vijay Manchaiah
b) Jawhar Sircar
c) Vinaya Manchaiah
d) Kiara Nirghin

13. Kersti Kaljulaid was recently elected as the first woman President of which of the following countries?
a) Ireland
b) Estonia
c) Latvia
d) Sweden

14. Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine for?
a) Discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
b) Discoveries concerning novel therapies against river blindness
c) Discoveries concerning novel therapies against lymphatic filariasis
d) Elucidating the metabolism of glucose

15. David J. Thouless along with F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz won which 2016 Nobel Prize?
a) Nobel Prize in Medicine
b) Nobel Prize in Chemistry
c) Nobel Prize in Physics
d) Nobel Prize in Literature

ANSWERS
1. (b) Jawhar Sircar
2. (a) Ashish Vohra
3. (b) State Bank of India
4. (d) Remote Sensing: Enabling our Future
5. (b) Jharkhand
6. (c) 62
7. (a) Reliance Group
8. (b) Murga
9. (a) Somesh Sharma
10. (b) Prajna Chowta
11. (d) Shillong, Meghalaya
12. (c) Vinaya Manchaiah
13. (b) Estonia
14. (a) Discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
15. (c) Nobel Prize in Physics

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