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October 2017 Current Affairs questions

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October 2017 Current Affairs-General Knowledge Questions

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  1. Who has inaugurated AMRIT pharmacy stores in Shimla- J P Nadda
  2. Project AMRIT is a jointly optimised by Union Government and- HLL Lifecare
  3. What does ‘T’ stands for in the abbreviation “CCTNS”- Tracking
  4. Who is the current Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands- Jagdish Mukhi
  5. LCU MK-IV an amphibious ship has been developed by- GRSE
  6. “Mentor India” Campaign was launched by- NITI Aayog
  7. Under which program Atal Tinkering Labs were established? AIM
  8. Recently which state has launched Tea made from Olives? Rajasthan
  9. What is the erstwhile name of PM Kisan Sampada Yojana? Sampada
  10. Sub-categories of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) has been defined under Article: 340
  11. Who is the Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes- Vangala Eswaraiah
  12. Right to Privacy is protected under which Article of the Constitution of India?- 21
  13. AADHAR number comprises of how many digits?- 12
  14. Who inaugurated “YUVA – Skill Development Programme” an initiative by Delhi Police- Rajnath Singh
  15. In which year Make in India Scheme was launched- 2014
  16. Who is the new Minister of Parliamentary Affairs-  Ananthkumar
  17. Who inaugurated first Pension Adalat in India- Jitendra Singh
  18. What does ‘W’ stands for in the abbreviation “WARB”- Welfare
  19. Sashtra Seema Bal comes under which ministry?- Home Ministry
  20. Who laid the foundation stone of Sardar Sarovar Dam project in India- Jawahar Lal Nehru
  21. Which state shall benefit most from the Sardar Sarovar Dam- Madhya Pradesh
  22. India’s first high-speed rail project with the assistance of Japan has been laid between- Mumbai-Ahmedabad
  23. The Project cost to build Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project is:- Rs. 1.1 lakh crore
  24. Name of the operation by India to provide assistance to Bangladesh in Rohingya crises is:- Insaniyat
  25. Rakhine State situated in- Myanmar
  26. Name the portal launched by HRD Ministry on Teacher’s Day- Diksha
  27. National Nutrition Strategy aimed at malnutrition free India was launched by- Niti Aayog
  28. What does ‘E’ stands for in the abbreviation “FAME”- Electric
  29. What is the name of the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel with an all women crew- Tarini
  30. Which country has signed deal to buy Russian S- Missile Systems- Turkey
  31. For which country ADB will provide $ 152 million loan to enhance power transmission.- Nepal
  32. Pakistan will strengthen anti-terrorism and security cooperation with- China
  33. Which company won the Raksha Mantri’s Award for Excellence- BEML
  34. Emma Morano the world’s oldest person who died recently hailed from which country- Italy
  35. Robert W Taylor the renowned computer pioneer who passed away hailed from which country- United States
  36. Famous HIV/AIDS researcher Mark Weinberg passed away recently belonged to which country- Canada
  37. Carme Chacon who passed away recently was the Defence Minister of which European country- Spain
  38. Headquarter of DRDO is located at? New Delhi
  39. IAF successfully conducts development of which missile- Astra missile
  40. What is India’s rank in the 2017 Global Human Capital Index (GHCI)? 103
  41. Which state has tied up with Mother Diary to set up a state-of-the-art milk and milk
    products processing plant- Maharashtra
  42. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched which online platform for food inspection & sampling? FoSCoRIS
  43. Which city has topped the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)? London
  44. The researchers of which institute have developed a low-cost method for treating Osteoarthritis (OA)- IIT Roorkee
  45. Which Indian university has been named the top university in India according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings- IIT-Kharagpur
  46. Where is the headquarters of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) located- New Delhi
  47. Which Bollywood actress has become the first Indian woman ambassador for Tourism Australia- Parineeti Chopra
  48. Which organization has developed an artificial leaf to create fuel from sunlight- National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  49. Which IIT has successfully developed an implantable bioartificial pancreas- IIT Guwahati
  50. The world’s first Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank has been opened by IAEA in which country- Kazakhstan
  51. Which of the following IIT has developed a biosensor to detect kidney disorders? IIT Bombay and IIT Indore
  52. Which Indian sportsperson has been appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity in the South-East Asia Region (SEAR)- Milkha Singh
  53. Nano missile technology is developed by- Dacharla Panduranga Rohith
  54. India in August granted US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc a patent for– Pneumonia vaccine
  55. Moss peristome takes part in: spore dispersal
  56. According to Forbes, who is the highest paid actor- Mark Wahlberg
  57. ‘I Do What I Do’ book is written by- Raghuram Rajan
  58. In which state Labeo filiferous is the new species of edible fish found- Kerala
  59. Headquarters of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is located at- New Delhi
  60. Which country is top in the Global Human Capital Index (GHCI)- Norway
  61. Who became India’s number one single player in the latest ATP rankings- Ramkumar Ramanathan
  62. Which Indian won three medals at ITTF El Salvador Junior Open- Mudit Dani
  63. ‘Fade’ is a term related to which sports- Golf
  64. National Sports Day is celebrated on- August
  65. Wayne Rooney who retired from international football belongs to- England
  66. B C Roy trophy is associated with which sport- Football
  67. Which Indian won a silver medal at the World University Games- Sanjivani Jadhav
  68. Which city will host table tennis team World Cup- London
  69. Who is the president of All India Tennis Association (AITA)- Praveen Mahajan
  70. Women’s singles final of the Badminton World Championships was held at- Glasgow
  71. Bhupendra Singh is related to which sports- Athletics
  72. What does ‘A’ stands for in the acronym NPPA- Authority
  73. Who became the sixth Indian to play ODIs- M S Dhoni
  74. Who among the following has won a bronze medal at the World Boxing Championships- Gaurav Bidhuri
  75. World Boxing Championship was held in- Germany
  76. The first wicketkeeper in the world to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals- M S Dhoni
  77. Who among the following has won the Italian Grand Prix title- Lewis Hamilton
  78. Commonwealth Youth weightlifting championships 2017 was held at- Gold Coast Australia
  79. Who won a silver medal in the men’s double trap event at ISSF World Shotgun Championship- Ankur Mittal
  80. ISSF World Shotgun Championship was held at- Moscow, Russia
  81. Who will host the edition of the Commonwealth (Youth Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships- India
  82. Which country has been ranked first in the latest ICC Test rankings? India
  83. Who has won the Caribbean Premier League title for the second time- Trinbago Knight Riders
  84. Who has won the men’s singles US Open title-  Rafael Nadal
  85. Jamie Murray belongs to which country-  The United Kingdom
  86. Which city will host the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships- Kochi
  87. The 9th Asian Age-group Aquatic Championship was held at- Tashkent Uzbekistan
  88. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has awarded the rights to host the 36th National Games to- Goa
  89. Which country will host the 2024 Olympics Games- Paris
  90. Who has won Korean Open Super series women’s singles title- P V Sindhu
  91. What is color of `200 banknotes- Bright Yellow
  92. Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for India’s Economic Transformation is headed by- V Kamakoti
  93. Who has signed a MoU with Microsoft to develop “farm price forecasting model”- Karnataka
  94. What is the name of vice chairman of NITI AAYOG- Rajiv Kumar
  95. The 17th meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held at- New Delhi
  96. Which Bank has become the first bank in India to launch DigiPOS- HDFC
  97. Which Bank has been given scheduled bank status by RBI- Ujjivan
  98. With which Bank Freyr Energy has tied up to offer term loans- Axis Bank
  99. Which Bank has been included by RBI in ‘too big to fail’ lenders list- HDFC
  1. According to FIEO trade between India and Singapore will reach to how much by the financial year 2019-20. $20 billion
  2. Which Bank has with BSNL will roll out open mobile wallet Speedpay across 10 states in the country- PNB
  3. Which Software services firm has completed the acquisition of London-based Brilliant Basics? Infosys
  4. Which Payments Bank has partnered with NPCI to launch a RuPay-powered digital debit card- Paytm
  5. Who is the MD of HDFC Bank- Aditya Puri
  6. According to Nomura’s Report India’s GDP growth is expected to be around in the financial year 2017-18- 7.1%
  7. According to WPP’s BrandZ Top 50 report Which Bank has topped the list of the country’s top brands- HDFC
  8. IndusInd Bank has secured up to 200 $million (about Rs 1282 crores) loan from which Bank to serve low-income women borrowers in rural areas- ADB
  9. With which Bank Amazon has signed an agreement to provide Micro-loans to sellers- Bank of Baroda
  10. According to whose report India is likely to be the third largest economy in the World by 2028HSBC
  11. Which Bank has approved USD 1.4 billion loans for sustainable development projects in China India and Russia- NDB
  12. India and which country will set up USD 40 million fund for industrial research and technological innovation- Israel
  13. Who has taken over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs- Rajiv Gauba
  14. Who has been appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Cyprus- R K Raghavan
  15. Who has become the 1st woman player from Jharkhand who has been awarded Dhyan Chand Award 2017? Samurai Tete
  16. India and which country signed two agreements including technical cooperation in the field of railways- Switzerland
  17. Who has been appointed by Tyre major Bridgestone as its brand ambassador- P V Sindhu
  18. The first ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise-2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) was held at- New Delhi
  19. Who has been appointed as the President of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) for-2017-  Rajat Sharma
  20. International Day of Peace is observed around the world on- September 21
  21. Who has been awarded the United Nations’ Peace Prize 2017- Zannah Mustapha
  22. What is the name of Union Minister of youth affairs and sports- Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
  23. Which Payments has Bank launched its mobile banking app called BPay- Fino
  24. With which country India is collaborating to build Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh- Russia
  25. ADB has sanctioned a USD 300 million loan facility for carrying forward fiscal reforms in- West Bengal
  26. Who has won the Under-23 title in the prestigious 2017 Butterfly Badger Open- Mudit Dani
  27. Who has been appointed as the interim chairman of NPCI- B Sambamurthy
  28. World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on- 10th September
  29. Who is the author of the book “I am HIV positive so what”- Jayanta Kalita
  30. Which tech giant has launched ‘Project Brainwave’ for real-time Artificial Intelligence (AI)- Microsoft
  31. Tony de Brum who passed away recently hailed from which country- The Marshall Islands
  32. India ranks ____ among countries that faced most natural disasters- 3rd
  33. The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be held in which country- France
  34. Which Ministry approved the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2017- Law
  35. India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) is headquartered at- New Delhi
  36. Which country announced to unblock internet calling applications- Saudi Arabia
  37. The Union government approved the merger and modernization of 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs) into- GIPs. 5
  38. Zannah Mustapha who won the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award is from which country- ‘Nigeria’
  39. The Government of India has announced that all peer-to-peer lending (PP) platforms will be regulated by the- RBI
  40. The fifth edition of the North East Festival will be held in- Delhi
  41. Who granted $ 175000 for Rohingya’ healthcare in Cox’s Bazar. WHO

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