Current Affairs October 2017 [2]

[11] The First Meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine was held on 24-25 October, 2017, in India. Which city hosted the meeting?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Mumbai

[C] Kolkata

[D] Chennai



[12] Who has been appointed as the Representative of Government of India to initiate and carry forward a dialogue with the elected representatives, various organizations and concerned individuals in the State of Jammu and Kashmir?

[A] Syed Akbaruddin

[B] Dinesh K. Saraf

[C] Dineshwar Sharma

[D] Rakesh Tiwari



[13] Who is the winner of 2017 Blue Planet Prize?

[A] Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Barefoot College

[B] Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS and Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

[C] Mr. Pavan Sukhdev and Prof. Markus Borner

[D] Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and Prof. Gretchen C. Daily



[14] Where was the world’s largest combustion research centre inaugurated?

[A] Bengaluru

[B] Chennai

[C] Bhopal

[D] Nagpur



[15] In which country was the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ held?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] India

[C] Myanmar

[D] Bangladesh



[16] Who has been appointed as governor of Bihar?

[A] Ganga Prasad

[B] Satya Pal Malik

[C] Jagdish Mukhi

[D] Banwarilal Purohit



[17] Who is the winner of 10-metre air pistol gold medal at Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane, Australia?

[A] Apurvi Chandela

[B] Ayonika Paul

[C] Heena Sidhu

[D] Rahi Sarnobat



[18] Which country will host the next UN global wildlife conservation and international species protection conference in 2020?

[A] India

[B] Nepal

[C] Sri Lanka

[D] Bangladesh



[19] Who has been appointed the Managing Director and chief executive officer of India Post Payments Bank?

[A] Nripendra Misra

[B] Suresh Sethi

[C] Radha Binod Barman

[D] S. K. Bhagat



[20] On which day of every year is the United Nations Day observed?

[A] 12 October

[B] 18 October

[C] 24 October

[D] 28 October