Current Affairs Quiz - October, 2019

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1. Dr. K Siva Reddy, who has been awarded the Saraswati Samman 2018,  is associated to which language?

[A] Malayalam
[B] Tamil
[C] Telugu
[D] Odia

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2. Which Indian scientist has won the M P Birla Memorial Award 2019?

[A] Jayant Narlikar
[B] Thanu Padmanabhan
[C] Yamuna Krishnan
[D] Sulabha K. Kulkarni

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3. International opera singer Jessye Norman, who has passed away recently, is from which country?

[A] France
[B] Sweden
[C] United States
[D] United Kingdom

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4. Who has been appointed as new Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB)?

[A] KS Dhatwalia
[B] Sitanshu Kar
[C] Ira Joshi
[D] Satyendra Prakash

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5. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of International Day of Older Persons?

[A] Longevity: Shaping the Future
[B] Rights of Older Persons
[C] Take A Stand Against Ageism
[D] The Journey to Age Equality

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6. Who has been appointed the new CEO of MyGov India?

[A] Mahesh Kale
[B] Ajay Chakrabarty
[C] Abhishek Singh
[D] Arvind Gupta

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7. Annu Rani is associated to which sports?

[A] Javelin Throw
[B] Cricket
[C] Wrestling
[D] Boxing

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8. Which union ministry has instituted the Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019?

[A] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[B] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
[C] Ministry of Social Justice and  Empowerment
[D] Ministry of Culture

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9. IRCTC has decided to compensate the passengers of which train for delays?

[A] New Delhi-Jaipur Tejas Express
[B] New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express
[C] New Delhi-Agra Tejas Express
[D] New Delhi-Bhopal Tejas Express

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10. Which union ministry has launched the Audio Odigos app?

[A] Ministry of Tourism
[B] Ministry of AYUSH
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Ministry of Jal Shakti

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