GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 4, 2017

1. Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017?
[A] Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart and Ben Feringa
[B] Tomas Lindahl and Paul L. Modrich
[C] Brian K. Kobilka and Robert J. Lefkowitz
[D] Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson

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2. For the first time, India and which neighboring state will conduct joint tiger census using a globally-recognised method?
[A] Myanmar
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] Nepal
[D] Bangladesh

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3. Which union minister has launched SECURE Himalaya project in association with UNDP?
[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Harsh Vardhan
[C] Rajnath Singh
[D] Nitin Gadkari

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4. Which state government has launched ‘Mathru Poorna’ scheme for pregnant women?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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5. Who has become the first Indian to hold deputy director general post at World Health Organisation (WHO)?
[A] Ritu Karidhal
[B] Soumya Swaminathan
[C] Minal Sampath
[D] Anuradha TK

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6. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI)?
[A] Ravindra Dholakia
[B] Rajnish Kumar
[C] Moumita Dutta
[D] Nandini Harinath

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7. What is the current repo rate, according to recently released 4th bi-monthly monetary policy review statement for the year 2017-18?
[A] 6%
[B] 6.25%
[C] 5.75%
[D] 5.5%

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8. Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017?
[A] Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish
[B] John Kosterlitz and Duncan M. Haldane
[C] Takaaki Kajita, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss
[D] David J. Wineland, John Kosterlitz and Rainer Weiss

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9. Where is the headquarters of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Lucknow
[C] Gandhinagar
[D] Kochi

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10. The Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) is located in which state?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Kerala

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