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Person On Visit / In News Current Affairs Quiz - October 2017

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1. 38-year-old Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh became first non-white politician to head a major political party in _______ - New Democratic Party. ?

Canada
USA
UK
Russia
None of These


2. Freedom of Oxford honour bestowed on _________ leader Aung San Suu Kyi in 1997 by Oxford city has been withdrawn as a rection to her perceived response to plight of Rohingya muslims . Aung San Suu Kyi’s name from Junior Common Room in North Oxford (England) has also been removed. ?

Viernam
Sri Lanka
Myanmar
China
None of These


3. A documentary on __________ Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, titled ‘An Insignificant Man’, is to be released in November 2017. ?

Puducherry
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Delhi
None of These


4. According to Forbes magazine, Jeff Bezos (_________________CEO) Surpassed Bill Gates as richest person in world ?

Microsoft
Google
Facebook
Linkedin
Amazon


5. Credit Card Services Major _______________'s CEO Kenneth Chenault would step down in 2018 after 16 years term. ?

Tesla
Uber
American Express
SpaceX
None of These


6. ___________ MD Umang Bedi resigned, with Sandeep Bhushan appointed as interim India MD ?

Facebook India
Google India
Twitter India
Amazon India
None of These


7. Former ______________ Purushottam Lal Kaushik passed away ?

Solicitor General
Union minister
Auditor General
Chief Justice of India
None of These


8. Indian Former Powerlifter ________ became first Indian woman to be signed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ?

Kavita Devi
M C Mary Kom
P V Sindhu
Geeta Phogat
None of These


9. Indian origin Person Gina Miller named _____________’s most influential black person of the year as she won a legal challenge seeking Parliamentary approval for triggering Brexit ?

UK
USA
Russia
Spain
None of These


10. Indian-origin teenager Akshay Ruparelia became one of _____________’s youngest millionaires at age of 19 through his online estate agency business. ?

Spain
Russia
USA
UK
None of These


11. India’s first Olympic _____________ Shamsher Khan passed away. He represented India in 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne (Australia) ?

Sprinter
Badminton Player
Gymnast
Swimmer
None of These


12. __________ High Court restored life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


13. Noted ____________ Poet Punyaslok Dasgupta passed away ?

Assamese
Hindi
Punjabi
Gujarati
Bengali


14. Noted Brazilian ____________ Robert Scheidt retired from Olympic Games. He won gold medals in 1996 (Atlanta) Olympics and 2004 (Athens) Olympics. ?

Sailor
Gymnast
Sprinter
Footballer
None of These


15. Noted _______________ actor Roy Dotrice passed away ?

Spanish
French
Russia
British
None of These


16. Noted __________ Kundan Shah passed away ?

Singer
Actor
Director
Author
None of These


17. Noted Indian film director and screenwriter in Hindi and ____________ cinema Ram Mukherjee passed away. He was father of Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji ?

Marathi
Bengali
Gujrati
Odia
None of These


18. Noted _____________ director I V Sasi passed away ?

Kannada
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
None of These


19. Noted ___________ writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away ?

Kannada
Telugu
Tamil
Malayalam
None of These


20. Noted ________________ Girija Devi pased away. She was known as Queen of Thumri. She was recipient of Padma Vibhushan - India’s second highest civilian honour ?

Classical singer
Actor
Music Director
Aurhor
None of These


21. Noted ______________ Satish Chandra passed away ?

Historian
Physician
Geologist
Actor
None of These


22. Noted journalist Bismoy Kumar Mohanty passed way. Known as Owner and Editor of ____________ daily Ajikali ?

Hindi
Odia
Gujarati
Punjabi
None of These


23. _____________ India CEO D. Shivakumar resigned. ?

Facebook
Google
Coca-cola
PepsiCo
None of These


24. Princess Rima Bandar bin Sultan has become the first woman to lead a sports federation in ____________ ?

Turkey
Iran
Qatar
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia


25. _________ CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigned ?

Google
Microsoft
Samsung Electronics
Facebook
None of These


26. _________ Ranjit Kumar (country’s second-most senior legal officer) has resigned. ?

Solicitor General
Auditor General
Chief Justice of India
President
None of These


27. ___________ became youngest Indian actor to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds Museum in Hong Kong ?

Hrithik Roshan
Varun Dhawan
Aamir Khan
Siddharth Malhotra
None of These


28. Visits from India -

  1. Navy Chief Sunil Lanba visited Vietnam.
  2. Science & Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan visited South Africa to mark 20 years of Science & Technology cooperation between India and South Africa.
  3. Minister of Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhu visited Sweden to attend Make in India: Sweden 2017organized by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in Stockholm.
  4. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Philippines to attend Southeast Asian Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM).
    1. On sidelines of this meet, Mrs. Nirmala Met US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis. India and USA agreed to implement programme for Helicopter Operations from Ships other Than Aircraft Carriers (HOSTAC).
  5. Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley visited Bangladesh.
    1. Bangladesh signed USD 4.5 billion third line of credit (LoC) agreement with India for its social sector development and infrastructure. The agreement was announced during PM Sheikh Hasina's visit to India in April 2017.
  6. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Visited Bangladesh. Bangladesh Petroleum Corp and Numaligarh Refinery Ltd signed long-term sales and purchase agreement . BPC will take up to 250,000 tonnes of gas oil each year from NRL for first 3 years. She inaugurated India’s new chancery complex in Dhaka.
  7. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited ________________________ to participate in 6th annual LNG Producers Consumer Conference.
  8. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh visited South Africa. He inaugurated Gandhi museum on a small piece of land once owned by Mahatma Gandhi in Durban.
  9. Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu visited USA for attending 11th India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) Meeting held in Washington DC.
  10. Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari Visited UAE for India-United Arab Emirates (UAE) Partnership Summit in Dubai. It was organized under Business Leaders Forum (BLF), an organisation of business leaders in UAE that was set up by UAE Ministry of Economy, Embassy of India and Consulate General of India.
China
Myanmar
Japan
Russia
None of These


29. Visits to India -

  1. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited India. Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan also visited India and trilateral discussion of India-USA-Afghnaistan held in New Delhi.
  2. French Defence Minister Florence Parly visited India.
    1. India - France joint Naval exercise ______________ will be held in early 2018.
  3. Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni visited India. It marks 70 years of Diplomatic ties between India and Italy. MOUs Signed are -
    1. Cooperation for Safety in Railway sector, Energy, Cultural Cooperation.
    2. Promoting mutual investments between Italian Trade Agency and Invest India.
  4. Tunisian Foreign Affairs Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui Visited India for 12th Session of India-Tunisia Joint Commission Meet in Delhi.
Indra
Sahyog
Rudra
Yudhabhyaas
Varuna


30. __________________ President Robert Mugabe’s appointment as World Health Organisation (WHO)'s Goodwill Ambassador has been cancelled, After criticism from around the globe for same.

South Africa
Namibia
Zimbabwe
Russia
None of These




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