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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 October 2017

Oct 7, 2017 15:55 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 7 October 2017

7 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 Nobel Peace Prize 2017, THAAD missile defence and India Water Week – 2017 among others.

1. India held its first ever Joint Steering Committee meeting with which nation on 6 October 2017?

a) Germany
b) Australia
c) Spain
d) US

2. The United States has lifted its 20-year-old trade embargo against which nation?

a) Sudan
b) Somalia
c) Iran
d) Yemen

3. Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017?

a) Kazuo Ishiguro
b) Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young
c) Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
d) Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish

4. India’s first-ever Industrial Training Institute for the Divyangans is going to come up in which state?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Telangana
d) Assam

5. Pakistan’s flagship carrier PIA is going to halt flights to which nation from 31 October?

a) United States of America
b) North Korea
c) India
d) Myanmar

6. What is the theme of 2017 World Teachers’ Day (WTD)?

a) Invest in the future, invest in teachers!
b) Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status
c) Take a stand for teachers!
d) Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

7. Ukhnaa Khurelsukhn was in October 2017 appointed as the new Prime Minister of which nation?

a) Egypt
b) Yemen
c) Mongolia
d) Ghana

8. Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017?

a) Kazuo Ishiguro
b) Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young
c) Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
d) Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish

9. Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017?

a) Michael W. Young
b) Kazuo Ishiguro
c) Kip Thorne
d) Joachim Frank

10. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended which country’s National Olympic Committee following corruption allegations?

a) Russia
b) Brazil
c) Kenya
d) Iran

11. The union government has set up a study group to examine problems faced by the people living near the International Border in which state?

a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Uttarakhand
c) Punjab
d) Jammu and Kashmir

12. The US has agreesd to sell THAAD missile defence to which nation?

a) Saudi Arabia
b) Japan
c) South Korea
d) India

13. Veteran director Kundan Shah passed away on 7 October after suffering a heart attack. He had made his feature film debut in 1983 with which of the following cult classics?

a) Agneepath
b) Chashme Buddoor
c) Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
d) Andaz Apna Apna

14. India is celebrating completion of 20 years of Science & Technology cooperation with which nation?

a) US
b) Japan
c) Russia
d) South Africa

15. The Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind would be inaugurating India Water Week – 2017 in which city?

a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Jaipur
d) Gandhinagar

Answers

1. (b) Australia
2. (a) Sudan
3. (d) Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish
4. (d) Assam
5. (a) United States of America
6. (d) Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers
7. (c) Mongolia
8. (d) Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
9. (b) Kazuo Ishiguro
10. (b) Brazil
11. (d) Jammu and Kashmir
12. (a) Saudi Arabia
13. (c) Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
14. (d) South Africa
15. (b) New Delhi

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