Current Affairs October 2017 [5]

[41] Which country has launched the world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells?

[A] Japan

[B] China

[C] France

[D] Russia



[42] Which country hosted the 14th SAARCLAW Conference?

[A] India

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Sri Lanka

[D] Maldives



[43] What is Bharatmala Project?

[A] Highway construction project

[B] Inland Waterways project

[C] Air Transportation project

[D] A, B and C



[44] Which country hosted the Fourth ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (4th ADMM-Plus)?

[A] Indonesia

[B] Philippines

[C] Singapore

[D] Thailand



[45] Which country has started the world’s first negative emissions plant under the CarbFix Project to turn atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) into stone?

[A] China

[B] Japan


[D] Iceland



[46] Which day is observed as International Day of the Girl Child?

[A] 3 October

[B] 7 October

[C] 9 October

[D] 11 October



[47] Who has become first Indian journalist to win Anna Politkovskaya Award?

[A] Barkha Dutt

[B] Gauri Lankesh

[C] Arun Shourie

[D] Jyotirmoy Dey



[48] Which of the following has been adjudged the cleanest iconic place in the country under Swachhta Hi Seva programme?

[A] Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

[B] Ajmer Sharif Dargah,

[C] The Golden Temple,

[D] Tirupathi temple



[49] Which portal has been launched by the Minister for Micro, Small and medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh to enable entrepreneurs to upload their problems in case there is delay in getting payment from Public Sector Undertakings or any other government department?

[A] MSME Samasya

[B] MSME Nivaran

[C] MSME Samadhan

[D] MSME Bhugtan



[50] Who has won the 2017 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award?

[A] A. R. Rehaman

[B] Hariprasad Chaurasia

[C] Asha Bhosale

[D] Javed Akthar