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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Rohit Ranjan

Current Affairs Updates 2nd-3rd Oct 2016 - MCQs

1.  Which country has highest number of poor according to World Bank in 2016?
A.  Nigeria
B.  India
C.  Sudan
D.  Congo
B.  India
The report says,’ India is a country where most number of people are living below the international standard of $1.90 per day. Number of people living below poverty line is calculated to be 22.4 Crore.

2.  International day of Old Persons is celebrated on
A.  30 October
B.  1 October
C.  2 October
D.  30 September
B.  1 October
Every year 1st October is observed as International day of Older Persons. The significance of Day is to raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly and to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society. This year, the theme is “Take a Stand Against Ageism.”

3.  International Day for Non-Violence was observed on
A.  30 October
B.  1 October
C.  2 October
D.  30 September
C.  2 October
The 8th International Day of Non-Violence was observed on 2nd October. The day that falls on October 2 has been declared unanimously by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2007 in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.

4.  All Women Mt. Gorichen expedition was held in which state
A.  Sikkim
B.  Himachal Pradesh
C.  Arunachal Pradesh
D.  Assam
C.  Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu flagged off an all-women Mt Gorichen expedition here. This will be the first all women team attempting to summit the second highest peak of the state, which is considered as a technical peak and only seasoned climbers can make it to the top (6,488 m). Anshu Jansempa, who climbed Mt Everest twice, will lead the team of ten members.

5.  By how much percent government decides to raise EPFO investment in ETF?
A.  8%
B.  5%
C.  10%
D.  14%
C.  10%
The Government has decided to raise the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) investment in Exchange Traded Funds from present 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Announcing this Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State(IC) for Labour and Employment said that the decision has been taken considering the good returns in ETF investment.

6.  Who is appointed as new president of INS Indian Newspaper Society?
A.  R.N. Goenka
B.  K. Narendra
C.  P.N. Mehta
D.  Somesh Sharma
D.  Somesh Sharma
Somesh Sharma of Rashtradoot Saptahik was elected as president of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) on Friday for 2016-17. He succeeds P V Chandran of Grehalakshmi of Mathrubhumi Group.

7.  Which capital conferred as Cleanest Tourist Destination ?
A.  Shimla
B.  Sri nagar
C.  Gangtok
D.  Dispur
C.  Gangtok
The Union Ministry of Tourism has conferred Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, the ‘Cleanest Tourist Destination’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30 handed over the award in New Delhi. The award was received by the Commissioner of Gangtok Municipal Corporation.

8.  Who wins F1 Malaysian Grand Prix?
A.  Max Verstappen
B.  Lewis Hemilton
C.  Daniel Ricciardo
D.  Nico Roseberg
C.  Daniel Ricciardo
Daniel Ricciardo has claimed maiden Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix win.Max Verstappen and Nico Rosberg finished second and third respectively. Malaysian Grand Prix is a part of World Championship. It is being organised at Sepang Circuit since 1999.

9.  Which state won Cleanest Iconic Place award
A.  Gujarat
B.  HimachalPradesh
C.  Rajasthan
D.  Madhya Pradesh
A.  Gujarat
Gujarat’s 900-year old World Heritage Site Rani ki Vav bag an award for the “Cleanest Iconic Place”. The monument was felicitated at the conference, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

10.  Which Japanese Microbiologist wins 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or in medicine for autophagy research?
A. Omura Stoshi
B. Masanobu Fukuoka
C. Yoshinori Ohsumi
D. None of these
C. Yoshinori Ohsumi
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