General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 8 Oct 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 8 Oct 2017



Are you conscious enough about the latest news in India and around the world? Test your General Awareness through the quiz made up of all the recent major happenings.


Here Eduncle brings you the Top Current Affairs & GK Questions and Answers to help you out with the best practice to Competitive Exams’ General Awareness Section. Please take the Current Affairs/ GK Quiz below and find out the correct answers.




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 The GK Questions & Answers which are provided below is based on the Weekly Current Affairs & General Knowledge from 1 to 8 October 2017.


 Before you attempt the below GK Quiz, kindly go through the Current Affairs News mentioned above for quick revision.


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So, let’s start with the Quiz and test your preparation level!




Ques 1. On Which Day International Day of Older Persons is celebrated by UNO?

[A] 1st October

[B] 2nd October

[C] 5th October

[D] 30th September

Show Answer

1st October




Ques 2. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Pratham – Shyok Bridge in which of the following state?

[A] Sikkim

[B] Arunachal Pradesh

[C] Manipur

[D] Jammu & Kashmir

Show Answer

Jammu & Kashmir




Ques 3. Which of the following City will host the 3rd annual ‘Women of India Organic Festival’?

[A] Jaipur

[B] Bhopal

[C] Delhi

[D] Lucknow

Show Answer





Ques 4. Who among the following has been appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

[A] Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

[B] Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi

[C] Shri Banwarilal Purohit

[D] Shri Ganga Prasad

Show Answer

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi




Ques 5. Who among the following has been appointed as Governor of Bihar?

[A] Satya Pal Malik

[B] Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

[C] Shri Ganga Prasad

[D] Shri Banwarilal Purohit

Show Answer

Satya Pal Malik




Ques 6. Which of the following state Government launched ‘Single Click Pension Delivery’ scheme?

[A] Uttar Pradesh

[B] Rajasthan

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Maharashtra

Show Answer

Madhya Pradesh




Ques 7. Which of the following city is set to become the first state capital to come up with an exclusive toilet for the transgender community?

[A] Bhopal

[B] Jaipur

[C] Shimla

[D] Hyderabad

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Ques 8. Which among the following temples has been adjudged the cleanest Iconic Place in the country under “Swachhta Hi Seva” Programme?

[A] Golden Temple

[B] Tirupathi Temple

[C] Meenakshi Temple

[D] Vishnupad Mandir

Show Answer

Meenakshi Temple




Ques 9. Who among the following player won Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit?

[A] Lewis Hamilton

[B] Max Verstappen

[C] Magnus Carlsen

[D] Daniel Ricciardo

Show Answer

Max Verstappen




Ques 10. Who among the following has been appointed as next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Macedonia

[A] Anita Nayar

[B] Mukta Tomar

[C] Pooja Kapur

[D] Shamma Jain

Show Answer

Pooja Kapur




Ques 11. Who among the following has been appointed as Chairperson of a Commission to examine the sub-categorization of other Backward Classes?

[A] Dr. J.K. Bajaj

[B] Biswajit Saha

[C] Baljit Singh

[D] G. Rohini

Show Answer

G. Rohini




Ques 12. In which city Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 will be held?

[A] Panaji

[B] Hyderabad

[C] Bhopal

[D] New Delhi

Show Answer





Ques 13. Which of the following state has implemented ‘No helmet, no petrol’ rule for two-wheeler riders to reduce road accident deaths?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Maharashtra

Show Answer

Andhra Pradesh




Ques 14. Which of the following state has launched “Mathru Poorna” scheme to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas?

[A] Telangana

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Karnataka

Show Answer





Ques 15. Who among the following has been appointed as Chairman of Process Plant and Machinery Association of India?

[A] Yatinder Pal Singh

[B] Shantanu Narayen

[C] Rajeev Suri

[D] UB Pravin Rao

Show Answer

Yatinder Pal Singh




Ques 16. Which among the following Ministries has been adjudged as the best department for its contribution during “Swachhta Pakhwada”?

[A] Ministry of Earth Sciences

[B] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

[C] Ministry of Railways

[D] Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

Show Answer

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare




Ques 17. Who among the following has been chosen for the prestigious “Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi” Award?

[A] Sombala Kumar

[B] Sumitra Guha

[C] Manik Bhide

[D] None of these

Show Answer

Manik Bhide




Ques 18. Which country’s Women Police training centre will get technical and financial assistance from Government of India?

[A] Bangladesh

[B] Myanmar

[C] Nepal

[D] Malaysia

Show Answer





Ques 19. In which of the following city Country’s first ITI for Dibyangans opened?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Kolkata

[C] Bengaluru

[D] Dibrugarh

Show Answer





Ques 20. Who among the following has been appointed as new Chairman of SBI?

[A] P.K. Gupta

[B] Rajnish Kumar

[C] B. Sriram

[D] Sanjiv Malhotra

Show Answer

Rajnish Kumar




By Practicing the above quiz, you can easily score good marks in General Awareness section of various government exams like IBPSSSC, Railways etc.


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4 thoughts on “General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 8 Oct 2017


    very nice and useful.


    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Tamil,
      Greetings from Eduncle!
      Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback.
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  2. Pinak

    It,s a very gud setup in question …
    thank you

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Pinak,
      Greetings from Eduncle!
      Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback.
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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