Current Affairs Quiz for 25th and 26th October 2016
(Q.1) Which campaign has been launched by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), asking people to reach out to armed forces by writing letters/messages/greetings for Diwali?
(Q.2) Which state is all set to launch its own brand of olive oil, which it claims, will be the country’s first indigenously-produced brand?
(Q.3) Which country has announced the project, “Harnessing the Small Satellite Revolution,” to promote the use of small satellites or ‘smallsats’?
- United States
(Q.4) Junko Tabei who passed away in October 2016, was:
- Former Prime Minister of Japan
- Nobel Prize –winning Physicist from Japan
- Former World Champion of Badminton from Japan
- Japanese Mountaineer, having the distinction of being first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest
(Q.5) In October 2016, Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone of ___________, the gas pipeline project which promises to provide piped cooking gas to residents of Varanasi within two years
- ‘Urja Ganga’
- ‘Urja Strot’
- ‘Urja Mitra’
- ‘Urja Jyoti’
(Q.6) With 196 sixes from 281 matches, who among the following recently surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most sixes in One Day Internationals (ODIs) by an Indian Cricketer?
- Virat Kohli
- Rohit Sharma
- Gautam Gambhir
- M S Dhoni
(Q.7) With 351 sixes, who among the following holds the record of most sixes in ODIs?
- Sanath Jayasurya
- Chris Gayle
- Shahid Afridi
- Brendon McCullum
(Q.8) Mehar Mittal, who passed away in October 2016, was a:
- Veteran Journalist from Punjab
- Punjabi Novel Writer
- Wrestler from Punjab
- Punjabi Actor
(Q.9) Which among the following country has won the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup?
- North Korea
- South Korea
(Q.10) Who among the following has won F1 United States Grand Prix?
- Nico Rosberg
- Lewis Hamilton
- Daniel Ricciardo
- Sebastian Vettel