GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 19-22, 2017


The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” has started between which of the following countries?

[A] India and Russia
[B] India and Japan
[C] India and South Korea
[D] India and Thailand

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Who has been appointed as the new chairman of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)?

[A] Masami Yamamoto
[B] Sunny Verghese
[C] Amanda Sourry
[D] Bruno Lafont

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Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber has won the 2017 Blue Planet Prize. He hails from which country?

[A] France
[B] United States
[C] Germany
[D] Japan

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Which Indian-American personality has won the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?

[A] Mrinali Kesavadas
[B] Rohit Mital
[C] Deepika Kurup
[D] Gitanjali Rao

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As per RBI’s revised guidelines on interest subvention scheme, banks will provide funds to women SHGs in rural areas at how much percentage under DAY-NRLM for FY18?

[A] 7.0%
[B] 7.1%
[C] 6.5%
[D] 6.9%

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Which country to host 4th ADMM (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting)-Plus meeting 2017?

[A] Malaysia
[B] Philippines
[C] Singapore
[D] Indonesia

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Roy Dotrice, the veteran actor passed away. He hailed from which country?

[A] Malaysia
[B] Laos
[C] Vietnam
[D] England

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Which state government has launched Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna (BBY) for farmers?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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The National Police Commemoration Day (NPCD) is observed on which date in India?

[A] October 21
[B] October 22
[C] October 20
[D] October 23

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Which committee has been constituted to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?

[A] PPK Ramacharyulu committee
[B] Shashi Shekhar Vempati committee
[C] A Surya Prakash committee
[D] Rahul Srivastava committee

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