Current Affairs Quiz Set - 08 - October - 2016

  • 1. India’s first Diamond Mineral Block, Hatupur Diamond mineral block, which was successfully auctioned recently is located in which state?
A.) Maharashtra
B.) Jharkhand
C.) Odisha
D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'D'

Madhya Pradesh

  • 2. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 to whom?
A.) Juan Manuel Santos
B.) Sveriges Riksbank
C.) National Dialogue Quartet
D.) Tawwakol Karman

Answer: Option 'A'

Juan Manuel Santos

  • 3. Who was elected as the Chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) for the financial year 2016-17?
A.) Chandha Kochhar
B.) Rajeev Rishi
C.) Arun Tiwari
D.) Ashwani Kumar

Answer: Option 'B'

​Rajeev Rishi

  • 4. Which country will host Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2016?
A.) India
B.) China
C.) Japan
D.) Singapore

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 5. How many mandis were inaugurated in 10 states with the electronic national agriculture market (E-NAM) in the first phase?
A.) 100
B.) 150
C.) 200
D.) 250

Answer: Option 'D'


  • 6. Who won the prestigious “Sustainable Development Leadership Award” from President of India?
A.) Sarbananda Sonowal
B.) Pema Khandu
C.) Pawan Kumar Chamling
D.) Mamata Banarjee

Answer: Option 'C'

​Pawan Kumar Chamling

  • 7. Name the Indian shooter who won a silver medal in the 50-meter pistol event of the ISSF World Cup Final?
A.) Abhinav Bindra
B.) Gagan Narang
C.) Jitu Rai
D.) Apoorvi Chandela

Answer: Option 'C'

Jitu Rai

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