GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 20th October 2016

20th October 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Which of the following country has opened Latin America's first elephant sanctuary to provide a home for an estimated 50 circus animals from across the region.
  2. A.Canada
    B. Thailand
    C. Indonesia
    D. Brazil

  3. Who won the International Prize in Statistics 2016
  4. A.Bradley Efron
    B. C. R. Rao
    C. Persi Diaconis
    D. David Cox

  5. Recently,which state has announced the retirement age of doctors raised to 65 years
  6. A.Haryana
    B. Odisha
    C. Madhya Pradesh
    D. Uttar Pradesh

  7. Which of the following countries conducted a day-long military exercise focused on humanitarian aid and relief.
  8. A.India,China
    B. India,Russia
    C. US,China
    D. Pakistan,China

  9. Which of the following indian city has 39th rank in 2016 Global Power City Index
  10. A.New Delhi
    B. Mumbai
    C. Chennai
    D. Bangalore

  11. Which of the following city has the top ranked in 2016 Global Power City Index
  12. A.London
    B.New York
    C. Paris
    D.Tokyo

  13. According to the international Air Transport Association (IATA),Which country will become the third largest aviation market in the world by 2026
  14. A.India
    B. China
    C. US
    D.England

  15. Which city became the first Indian city to host the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  16. A.New Delhi
    B. Kochi
    C.Bhubaneshwar
    D.Ahmedabad

  17. International woman wrestler Geeta Phogat has appointed as the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of which state
  18. A.Haryana
    B. Odisha
    C. Uttar Pradesh
    D. Himachal Pradesh

  19. The Union Government has proposed a four-slab rate structure for the new indirect tax regime.Consider the following statements is related to GST (i) Goods and services that may be subjected or exempted from GST. (ii) Model GST Laws. (iii) Principles that govern Place of Supply, threshold limits, GST rates.
  20. A.Only (i)
    B. Only (i) and (iii)
    C. Only (i),(ii),(iii)
    D.None of these

  21. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) ,which of the following city air quality was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category.
  22. A.Chennai
    B. Banglore
    C. Hyderabad
    D. New Delhi

  23. Which of the following Ministry has made it mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle they produce by April 2017.
  24. A.Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
    B. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
    C. Ministry of Human Resource Management
    D.Ministry of Finance

  25. hich is the is the sixth WJFAC Car Nicobar Class vessel to be commissioned in Visakhapatnam
  26. A.INS Sindhughosh
    B. INS Arihant
    C. INS Chakra
    D.INS Tihayu

  27. The International Union for Conservation of Nature is all set to declare which of the following animals a Critically Endangered species
  28. A.Kashmiri Red Stag
    B.Blackbuck
    C. Nilgai
    D. Both A and B

  29. Milk of which the following mammals contains an arsenal of antimicrobial compounds, as per a recent research, that can kill several drug-resistant superbugs
  30. A.Tasmanian devil
    B. Sugar glider
    C. Eastern grey kangaroo
    D.Red kangaroo

  31. India has signed three agreements with which country for Cooperation in the field of Power Sector
  32. A.Bangladesh
    B. Russia
    C. Bhutan
    D.Myanmar

  33. Which of the following has announced the formation of political party named Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA)
  34. A.Teesta Setalvad
    B. Sunderlal Bahuguna
    C. Medha Patkar
    D.Irom Sharmila

  35. Name the last king of Rwanda,who has passed away on 16 October 2016
  36. A.Mutara III Rudahigwa
    B.Yuhi wa V Musinga
    C. Kigeli V Ndahindurwa
    D. Mibambwe IV Rutarindwa

Answers:
  1. D. Brazil
  2. D. David Cox
  3. A.Haryana
  4. A.India,China
  5. B. Mumbai
  6. A.London
  7. A.India
  8. B. Kochi
  9. A.Haryana
  10. C. Only (i),(ii),(iii)
  11. D. New Delhi
  12. A.Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  13. D.INS Tihayu
  14. A.Kashmiri Red Stag
  15. A.Tasmanian devil
  16. D.Myanmar
  17. D.Irom Sharmila
  18. C. Kigeli V Ndahindurwa

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