Current Affairs October 2017 For All Competitive Exams – Part 1

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Q.1:- Who has been honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 2017 ?

  1. Vishwanathan Anand
  2. Sulochana Tai
  3. AR Rahman
  4. Javed Akhtar

Ans:- (d) Javed Akhtar

Q.2:- Urban ………….. declared open defecation free on 1st October 2017 ?

  1. Delhi
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Bihar
  4. Maharashtra

Ans:- (d) Maharashtra

Q.3:- Which insurance company has launched ‘Neo’ a serving bot for Twitter ?

  1. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
  2. SBI Life
  3. LIC
  4. HDFC Life

Ans:- (d) HDFC Life

Q.4:- Who is appointed new SBI chairman ?

  1. Ravish Kumar
  2. Rajnish Kumar
  3. Niti Mohan
  4. Deepak Parekh

Ans:- (b) Rajnish Kumar

Q.5:- Who has been appointed as the Government of India (GOI) representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) ?

  1. Sambit Patra
  2. Anupam Kher
  3. Dineshwar Sharma
  4. Rajiv Jain

Ans:- (c) Dineshwar Sharma

Q.6:- Which state assembly has become the first in India to call motions online ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Punjab
  4. Kerala

Ans:- (b) Rajasthan

Q.7:- Which country put ban on Burqa from 1st October 2017 ?

  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. England
  4. Austria

Ans:- (d) Austria

Q.8:- Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from which country recently ?

  1. England
  2. France
  3. USA
  4. Spain

Ans:- (d) Spain

Q.9:- Who has been bestowed with the 2017 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management ?

  1. Meera Thakur
  2. Bindeshwar Pathak
  3. Rajni Sharma
  4. Naveen Gupta

Ans:- (b) Bindeshwar Pathak

Q.10:- Pooja Kadian is associated with which sports ?

  1. Hockey
  2. Boxing
  3. Wushu
  4. Swimming

Ans:- (c) Wushu

Q.11:- The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by Hydrogen Fuel cell has started in which country ?

  1. USA
  2. Germany
  3. China
  4. France

Ans:- (c) China

Q.12:- Vice President on 3rd October lays foundation stone of national waterway on which River ?

  1. Chambal River
  2. Tapi River
  3. Krishna River
  4. Narmada River
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Ans:- (c) Krishna River

Q.13:- Which place named best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ in India ?

  1. Tajmahal
  2. Meenakshi Temple
  3. Somnath Temple
  4. Jama Masjid

Ans:- (b) Meenakshi Temple

Q.14:- Which DTH operator announced shutdown of its DTH services on 25 October 2017 ?

  1. Airtel
  2. Tata Sky
  3. Dish Tv
  4. Reliance Comm

Ans:- (d) Reliance Comm

Q.15:- Who is appointed WHO deputy DG ?

  1. Khetrapal Singh
  2. Soumya Swaminathan
  3. Manjeet Singh
  4. Neeru Chadha

Ans:- (b) Soumay Swaminathan

Q.16:- Who has officially been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of New Zealand ?

  1. Bill English
  2. Dame Patsy Reddy
  3. Winston Peters
  4. Jacinda Ardern

Ans:- (d) Jacinda Ardern

Q.17:- Who has been appointed president of USIBC on 10th October 2017 ?

  1. Nisha Desai Biswal
  2. Indra Nooyi
  3. Mukesh Aghi
  4. Niti Mohan

Ans:- (a) Nisha Desai Biswal

Q.18:- Who inaugurates Shirdi Airport on 1st October 2017 ?

  1. PM, Narendra Modi
  2. President, Ramnath Kovind
  3. Rajnath Singh
  4. CM, Devendra Fadnavis

Ans:- (b) President, Ramnath Kovind

Q.19:- Who wins Chemistry Nobel Prize 2017 ?

  1. Jacques Dubochet
  2. Joachim Frank
  3. Richard Henderson
  4. All of Above

Ans:- (d) All of Above

Q.20:- What is the India’s GDP forecast for FY18 by IMF in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report ?

  1. 7.7%
  2. 6.7%
  3. 7.9%
  4. 6.2%

Ans:- (b) 6.7%

Q.21:- Who has been named as the 2017 Best FIFA men’s player ?

  1. Lionel Messi
  2. Gianluidi Buffon
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo
  4. Neymar

Ans:- (c) Cristiano Ronaldo

Q.22:- Who will head 5 member Commission to examine Sub-Categorisation of OBCs ?

  1. Justice G Rohini
  2. Sambit Patra
  3. Mohan Bhagwat
  4. Justice Dipak Misra
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Ans:- (a) Justice G Rohini

Q.23:- Who wins Men’s singles title of French Open 2017 ?

  1. B. Sai Praneeth
  2. Kidambi Srikanth
  3. Parupalli Kashyap
  4. Prannoy Kumar

Ans:- (b) Kidambi Srikanth

Q.24:- The joint training exercise “Mitra Shakti 2017” has started between India and which country ?

  1. USA
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. Sri Lanka

Ans:- (d) Sri Lanka

Q.25:- India has received its first-ever crude oil shipment from which nation ?

  1. Japan
  2. England
  3. USA
  4. Australia

Ans:- (c) USA


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