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Current Affairs Quiz for 30th October 2016     (Q.1) In the wake of bird flu scare in Delhi and other parts, the Centre... Current Affairs Quiz for 30th October 2016 – Rapid Fire

Current Affairs Quiz for 30th October 2016

 

 

(Q.1) In the wake of bird flu scare in Delhi and other parts, the Centre has set up a high-level committee to monitor the situation and help State governments take steps to contain the disease. This committee is headed by:

  1. L P Iyer
  2. Munialappa
  3. V Radhakrishnan
  4. Akshit Tomar

 

(Q.2) To stamp out the menace of cervical cancer, which State Govt. has decided to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UNICEF to procure 40,000 doses of vaccine against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in a phased manner?

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Telangana

 

(Q.3) Antarctica’s _____ Sea has been declared world’s largest marine reserve

  1. Jack Sea
  2. Harper Sea
  3. Ross Sea
  4. Cooper Sea

 

(Q.4) Shashikala Kakodkar, who passed away in October 2016, was the first woman Chief Minister of:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Goa

 

(Q.5) Who among the following has got second extension of one year as Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA)?

  1. Sharad Kumar
  2. Ajay Singh
  3. Vikas Sharma
  4. Vijay Rajput

 

 

(Q.6) Which State Govt. has done away with upper age limit for widows and divorced women applying for government jobs?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Bihar

 

(Q.7) Microsoft India has launched its first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Center (CSEC) in _________, which will be first of its kind Cyber Security Center in India

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Delhi
  4. Mumbai

 

(Q.8) Who among the following has been named the top athlete brand in the Forbes Fab 40, the world’s most valuable sports brands?

  1. Virat Kohli
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo
  3. Michael Phelps
  4. Roger Federer

 

(Q.9) A Russian missile design company has unveiled the first image of a new weapon in Russia’s arsenal: the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, nicknamed:

  1. ‘Satan 2’
  2. ‘Antov 2’
  3. ‘Mikhael 2’
  4. ‘Sapwood 2’

 

(Q.10) Who among the following has been elected as chairman of global telecom body GSMA for a two-year term, starting January 2017?

  1. Anil Ambani
  2. Sunil Mittal
  3. Mukesh Ambani
  4. Himanshu Kapania

 

 

(Q.11) Carlos Alberto, who passed away in October 2016, was a legendary:

  1. Basketball Player of USA
  2. Football Player of Brazil
  3. Baseball Player of USA
  4. Gymnast of Brazil

 

(Q.12)  Jason McCracken has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of:

  1. FIFA
  2. International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
  3. International Olympic Committee
  4. International Hockey Federation (FIH)

 

(Q.13) ‘23rd Rehabilitation International World Congress’ was held in October 2016 at:

  1. Edinburgh, Scotland
  2. Paris, France
  3. Berlin, Germany
  4. Vienna, Austria

 

(Q.14) The one-man judicial committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP) set up by the government, recently submitted its report to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Who is the chairman and the only member of this committee?

  1. L Narasimha Reddy
  2. L Vijay Naidu
  3. L Chandrashekhar
  4. L Thomas Kurien

 

(Q.15) Which State Govt. will observe year 2017 as ‘Garib Kalyan Varsh’?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Karnataka
  3. Haryana
  4. Telangana

 

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