Current Affairs

  • 2016-10-14

1. Which city is hosting the Women of India Festival that was inaugurated by Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi?
a) Panji
b) Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Kolkata 

2. CCEA approved revision of ethanol prices for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). At what price ethanol will be available to OMCs in the next sugar season? 
a) 30 rupees per litre
b) 39 rupees per litre
c) 41 rupees per litre
d) 46 rupees per litre 

3. What was the theme of World Sight Day that was observed on 13 October 2016?
a) Countdown to 2020
b) The Right to Sight
c) Low Vision
d) Stronger Together

4. Who of the following is the author of the book, Jihad in My Saffron Garden?
a) Roxy Arora
b) Anurag Kashyap
c) Sanjeev Sanyal
d) Arundahti Roy 

5. The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2016 on which of the following dates?
a) 5 November 2016
b) 6 November 2016
c) 4 November 2016
d) 3 November 2016

6. Which of the following was used by the researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research to produce cathodes for solar cell?
a) Human nails
b) Human waste
c) Human hairs
d) None of the above

7. Who was recently appointed as next United Nations Secretary-General?
a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Antonio Guterres
c) Angela Merkel
d) None of the above

8. What is the name of the new book that was recently announced by Arundhati Roy?
a) The Ministry of Happiness
b) The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
c) Annie Gives It Those Ones
d) Electric Moon

9. World’s longest reigning monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej recently died at the age of 88. He was the King of which of the following nations?
a) Thailand
b) Antigua and Barbuda
c) Bahrain
d) Cambodia

10. What is the theme of the World Sight Day 2016?
a) Stronger Together
b) Universal Eye Health
c) Eye care for all
d) No more Avoidable Blindness


1. (b)     2. (b)     3. (d)     4. (a)     5. (a) 
6. (c)     7. (b)     8. (b)     9. (a)     10. (a