Shine India Online Education Hub Current Affairs Quiz 12 October 2017

  • 1. __________ has clinched the World Open Under - 16 Snooker Championship - 2017.
   A.) Keerthana Pandian
   B.) Arantxa Sanchis
   C.) Anupama Ramachandran
   D.) Anuja Thakur

Answer: Option 'C'

Anupama Ramachandran

  • 2. Who has won the Nobel Prize in Economic Scinces 2017?
   A.) Richard H. Thaler
   B.) Daniel Kahneman
   C.) Nicholas Barberis
   D.) Herbert A. Simon

Answer: Option 'A'

Richard H. Thaler

  • 3. The Mata Amritanandamayi Math Project 'Jeevamritham' was launched for which state?
   A.) Mizoram
   B.) Kerala
   C.) Maharastra
   D.) Assam

Answer: Option 'B'

Kerala

  • 4. Who has been chosen for the 2017 Vayalar Ramavarma Literacy award?
   A.) T D Ramakrishna
   B.) K.R. Meera
   C.) U.K. Kumaran
   D.) Subhash CHandran

Answer: Option 'A'

T D Ramakrishna

  • 5. Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley constituted a group of ministers (GoM) to make the ‘composition scheme’ more attractive and also revisit GST rates on restaurants. Under whom the GoM has been setup? 
   A.) Sarbananda Sonowal
   B.) Sushil Kumar Modi
   C.) Himanta Biswa Sarma
   D.) Keshab Mahanta

Answer: Option 'C'

Himanta Biswa Sarma

  • 6. Why did UGC panel recommend to remove words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ in names of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ? 
   A.) Everybody were not treated equally
   B.) They were given more Prefernces
   C.) They donot reflect secularity
   D.) Due to caste problem

Answer: Option 'C'

They donot reflect secularity

  • 7. The Melkote Temple Wildlife Sanctuary (MTWS) is located in which state?
   A.) Maharastra
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Kerala
   D.) Odisha

Answer: Option 'B'

Karnataka

  • 8. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)?
   A.) Smita Patil
   B.) Parul Joshi
   C.) Anupam Kher
   D.) Satrughan Sinha

Answer: Option 'C'

Anupam Kher

  • 9. What is the position of India in the survey of “most valuable nation brand” as per Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2017 report ? 
   A.) 10th
   B.) 9th
   C.) 8th
   D.) 7th

Answer: Option 'C'

8th

  • 10. Which two armed forces began their participation in the Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE)? 
   A.) Pakistan and China
   B.) Bangladesh and Pakistan
   C.) Bangladesh and U.S
   D.) U.S and Myanmar

Answer: Option 'C'

Bangladesh and U.S