Current Affairs October 2017 [4]


[31] Who has won the men’s singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Series tournament?

[A] Ajay Jayaram

[B] B. Sai Praneeth

[C] Parupalli Kashyap

[D] R. M. V. Gurusaidutt

 

[32] The Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) Conference recently held in New Delhi. What was the theme of the Conference?

[A] Peoples’ participation in wildlife conservation

[B] Connecting People to Nature

[C] Water and Sustainable Development

[D] Why Waste Water?

 

[33] According to Global TB Report 2017 released by World Health Organization (WHO), which country tops the list of seven nations, accounting for 64% of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016?

[A] India

[B] China

[C] Indonesia

[D] Nigeria

 

[34] An offshore patrol vessel (OPV), entirely developed in-house by Larsen and Toubro and the country’s first-ever such defence craft to be built in a private shipyard, was handed over to the Indian Coast Guard. What is the name of the vessel?

[A] Vijay

[B] Arjun

[C] Vikram

[D] Vikrant

 

[35] With which bank has the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding to finance to SMEs and merchant exporters of the council?

[A] Union Bank of India

[B] Indian Overseas Bank

[C] State Bank of India

[D] Punjab National Bank

 

[36] Which state has launched South East Asia’s first ‘roll-on-roll-off’ (Ro-Ro) ferry service?

[A] Gujarat

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] Maharashtra

[D] Kerala

 

[37] Which day is observed as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty?

[A] 15 October

[B] 16 October

[C] 17 October

[D] 18 October

 

[38] In which cities India’s first Sewage Treatment Plant under Hybrid Annuity Mode will be established?

[A] Haridwar and Varanasi

[B] Tirupati and Amritsar

[C] Dwaraka and Rishikesh

[D] All of the above

 

[39] Who has won 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences?

[A] Richard H. Thaler

[B] Rainer Weiss

[C] Kip S. Thorne

[D] Richard Henderson

 

[40] The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has unveiled third National Wildlife Action Plan. What is the period of the Plan?

[A] 2017-2022

[B] 2017-2027

[C] 2017-2092

[D] 2017-2031