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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 October 2016

Oct 7, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World Post Day 2016, 2016 Nobel Peace Prize and World Economic Outlook among the others.

1. Who was appointed as Honorary Consul of Germany in Hyderabad recently?
a) BVR Mohan Reddy
b) Krishna Bodanapu
c) Sushil Chandra
d) Prajna Chowta

2. Name the Manipur-based theatre legend who died recently?
a) Arvind Gaur
b) Heisnam Kanhailal
c) Bhupen Hazarika
d) Ravi Chaturvedi

3. What is the theme of World Post Day 2016?
a) The Post Delivering for People and Businesses Daily
b) Tell us about the world you want to grow up in
c) Innovation, Integration and Inclusion
d) The Post, an invaluable public service

4. Who was appointed as acting Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court recently?
a) Justice Virendra Singh
b) Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty
c) Justice Gopal Subramaniam
d) Justice Madan B Lokur

5. Who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize?
a) National Dialogue Quartet
b) European Union (EU)
c) Juan Manuel Santos
d) Liu Xiaobo

6. Name the Indian shooter who clinched a silver medal in the 50 meter pistol event of the ISSF World Cup Final at Bologna, Italy.
a) Sanjeev Rajput
b) Gagan Narang
c) Jitu Rai
d) Apurvi Chandela

7. Name the country who’s Parliament passed a bill that seeks to curb murders in the name of honour.
a) Bangladesh
b) Pakistan
c) Nepal
d) Bhutan

8. Name the country who’s Parliament passed a bill that seeks to punish rapists by use of modern technology of DNA testing in probes involving rape cases.
a) Germany
b) Pakistan
c) Nepal
d) China

9. IMF in its 2016 October World Economic Outlook (WEO) projected the global growth in 2016 at
a) 2.2 percent
b) 2.9 percent
c) 3.1 percent
d) 3.4 percent

10. IMF in its 2016 October World Economic Outlook (WEO) projected the India’s growth in 2016 at
a) 6.8 percent
b) 7 percent
c) 7.2 percent
d) 7.6 percent

11. Which of the following World Heritage sites was declared as the cleanest iconic place in India?
a) Red Fort, Delhi
b) Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
c) Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
d) Rani ki Vav, Gujarat

12. Which terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport was declared first Platinum rated green airport terminal building in India?
a) Terminal 1
b) Terminal 2
c) Terminal 6
d) Terminal 3

13. Who was honoured with the 2016 Sustainable Development Leadership Award?
a) Anand Mahindra
b) James Alix Michel
c) Pawan Chamling
d) Tarja Halonen

14. What is the theme of the first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit that was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee?
a) Beyond 2016: People, Planet and Progress
b) Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress
c) Beyond 2017: People, Planet and Progress
d) Mission 2020: People, Planet and Progress

15. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit. Who is the organiser of the summit?
a) The Energy and Resources Institute
b) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
c) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
d) None of the above

ANSWERS
1. (a) BVR Mohan Reddy
2. (b) Heisnam Kanhailal
3. (c) Innovation, Integration and Inclusion
4. (b) Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty
5. (c) Juan Manuel Santos
6. (c) Jitu Rai
7. (b) Pakistan
8. (b) Pakistan
9. (c) 3.1 percent
10. (d) 7.6 percent
11. (d) Rani ki Vav, Gujarat
12. (d) Terminal 3
13. (c) Pawan Chamling
14. (b) Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress
15. (a) The Energy and Resources Institute

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