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Current Affairs Quiz: 6 October 2016

Oct 6, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like report of UNESCO, New frog species and Sangeet Natak Akademi awards among the others.

1. Oil India Limited recently signed MoU with which University to augment its reserves base and maximise recovery from its aging oilfields?
a) University of Texas
b) University of Houston
c) University of Birmingham
d) University of Manchester

2. As per the recent report of UNESCO, how many new teachers are needed to provide quality universal primary and secondary education by 2030?
a) 46 million
b) 54 million
c) 69 million
d) 72 million

3. The Union Cabinet recently approved setting up of a Medical Devices Manufacturing Park (Medipark) in which state?
a) Odisha
b) Karnataka
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu

4. A new frog species named Cape York graceful tree frog was discovered recently in Australia’s largest virgin forest in Queensland. What is the scientific name of this Cape York graceful tree frog?
a) Litoria Bella
b) Litoria gracilenta
c) Litoria auae
d) Litoria chloris

5. Who was appointed as Brand Ambassador of Kerala’s Haritha Keralam project?
a) Vijay Prakash
b) Jency Anthony
c) K J Yesudas
d) Kiran Reddy

6. Union Government launched the Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS) in New Delhi. Consider the following statements in context of the system.
I. IBMS is being developed to create an inventory of all bridges in the country.
II. It will rate structural condition of bridges except J&K.
III. It will help in timely repair and rehabilitation work on the bridges.

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

7. Name ISRO’s communication satellite that was launched from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana?
a) INSAT-4CR
b) GSAT-18
c) GSAT-15
d) HAMSAT

8. Name the department that was set up by Union Finance Ministry to streamline government borrowings and better cash management with the overall objective of deepening bond markets.
a) Debt Management Cell
b) Department of Debt Management
c) Cell for management of debt
d) None of the above

9. Name the Professional Indian mountaineer who scaled the world's sixth highest mountain Cho Oyu.
a) Krushnaa Patil
b) Arunima Sinha
c) Santosh Yadav
d) Arjun Vajpai

10. Who of the following was conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow (Akademi Ratna) by President Pranab Mukherjee?
a) R N Thyagarajan
b) Kartik Kumar
c) C V Chandrasekhar
d) Mashkoor Ali Khan

11. Who won the Shinhan Donghae Open 2016?
a) Gaganjeet Bhullar
b) An Byeong-hun
c) John Huh
d) Kim Meen-whee

12. M. Venkaiah Naidu recently released the book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy. Who is the author of the book?
a) Surendra Kumar
b) Brijesh Mehta
c) Venkaiah Naidu
d) Arun Jaitley

13. Who was recently selected by the UN Security Council as the next UN Secretary-General ?
a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Antonio Guterres
c) Angela Merkel
d) None of the above

14. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes?
a) Rani Singh Nair
b) V Easwaraiah
c) Sushil Chandra
d) Sam Pitroda

15. Name the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, who will be the chief guest at the 2017 Republic Day parade of India?
a) King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz
b) Fahd bin Abdulaziz
c) Salman bin Abdulaziz
d) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

ANSWERS
1. (b) University of Houston
2. (c) 69 million
3. (d) Tamil Nadu
4. (a) Litoria Bella
5. (c) K J Yesudas
6. (c) Only I and III
7. (b) GSAT-18
8. (a) Debt Management Cell
9. (d) Arjun Vajpai
10. (c) C V Chandrasekhar
11. (a) Gaganjeet Bhullar
12. (a) Surendra Kumar
13. (b) Antonio Guterres
14. (c) Sushil Chandra
15. (d) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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