Current Affairs Quiz – October 2015

21) Recently as a part of his 125th Birth Anniversary celebrations , The Department of Posts has
released a Commemorative postal stamp on

  1. a) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  2. b) Mahatma Gandhi
  3. c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. d) None of these

22) Recently Which State Government has announced that it will implement National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 in the state in three phases. The scheme would benefit 15.21 crore people in the state.

  1. a) Maharashtra
  2. b) Gujarat
  3. c) Jharkhand
  4. d) Odisha

23) Which organization releases the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2015-2016 ?

  1. a) UNICEF
  2. b) WORLD BANK
  4. d) United Nations Statistics Division

24) Who clinched a Gold medal in the 10-metre air pistol event of the Asian Air Gun Championships in New Delhi ?

  1. a) P.V. sandhu
  2. b) Kartik Chandran
  3. c) Heena Sidhu
  4. d) Gagan Narang

25) DRDO has recently established the world’s Highest Terrestrial Research Centre near Pengong Lake at Changla in?

  1. (A) Leh
  2. (B) Ladakh
  3. (C) Kashmir
  4. (D) Kargil

26) Which pair recently won the 2015 Wuhan Open Women’s Tennis Doubles Trophy?

  1. (A) Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis
  2. (B) Irina-Amelia Begu and Monica Niculescu
  3. (C) Cara Black – Flavia Penneta
  4. (D) None of these

27) Film producer Edida Nageswara Rao who died recently belongs to which film industry?

  1. (A) Telugu
  2. (B) Malayalam
  3. (C) Kannada
  4. (D) Marathi

28) Which country is moving to a six-hour working day in a bid to increase productivity and make people happier ?

  1. a) denmark
  2. b) US
  3. c) Sweden
  4. d) Switzerland

29) IDFC becomes ________ scheduled commercial bank in the country .

  1. (A) 75th
  2. (B) 99th
  3. (C) 91st
  4. (D) 93rd

30) Who won the 2015 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement ?

  1. a) Prabhakar Jog
  2. b) Sonu Nigam
  3. c) AR Rahman
  4. d) Gulsar


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