General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 16 to 22 Oct 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 16 to 22 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 16 to 22 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. In which of the following Institution world’s largest Combustion Research Center was inaugurated, which will impart a major boost to the Indian scientific community?

[A] IIT Guwahati

[B] IIT Madras

[C] IIT Bombay

[D] IIT Delhi

Show Answer

IIT Madras




Ques 2. Who among the following will be conferred with the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015 – 16?

[A] A R Rehman

[B] Mohan Dharia

[C] Balraj Puri

[D] T M Krishna

Show Answer

T M Krishna




Ques 3. Who among the following players have won her first title since May 2015, in the Tianjin Open final?

[A] Maria Sharapova

[B] Serena Williams

[C] Aryna Sabalenka

[D] Martina Hingis

Show Answer

Maria Sharapova




Ques 4. Which of the following team have won the 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup football tournament?

[A] Simla Youngs Football Club

[B] North Imphal Sporting Association

[C] Gangtok Himalayan Football Club

[D] Mohun Bagan Football Club

Show Answer

Mohun Bagan Football Club




Ques 5. Who among the following players have won Shanghai Masters?

[A] Rafael Nadal

[B] Roger Federer

[C] Kevin Anderson

[D] Andy Murray

Show Answer

Roger Federer




Ques 6. 39th Academy Award winner Lekh Tandon passed away. He was _____.

[A] Writer

[B] Scientist

[C] Actor and filmmaker

[D] Social Worker

Show Answer

Actor and filmmaker




Ques 7. Which of the following Joint Exercise will be conducted between Indian and Russian Armed Forces?

[A] Indra

[B] Hand in Hand

[C] Surya Kiran


Show Answer





Ques 8. Which of the following indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette has been commissioned?





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Ques 9. Which of the following company has launched a programme, Prerna, to empower women working in the agriculture sector by promoting efficient and ergonomic farm tools and equipment?

[A] Mahindra & Mahindra

[B] ACE Tractors

[C] Tafe Motors & Tractors Ltd

[D] Eicher

Show Answer

Mahindra & Mahindra




Ques 10. In which of the following country 50 Indian peacekeepers have been awarded with the UN Medal for their professionalism and service in protecting civilians?

[A] Nigeria

[B] South Sudan

[C] Liberia

[D] Chad

Show Answer

South Sudan




Ques 11. Who among the following has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Prabha Puraskaram Award 2017, considering his contribution to Malayalam literature?

[A] Prabha Varma

[B] M Mukundan

[C] M K Padmaprabha

[D] Vijayalakshmi

Show Answer

Prabha Varma




Ques 12. Who among the following has been conferred with the Life Time Achievement Award 2017?

[A] Lord Narendra Babubhai Patel

[B] Mihir Bose

[C] Lord Swraj Paul

[D] K Bhagyaraj

Show Answer

Lord Swraj Paul




Ques 13. Who among the following has been included in Time Magazine’s list of Next Generation Leaders for 2017?

[A] Umesh Sachdev

[B] Gurmehar Kaur

[C] Piyush Tewari

[D] Shivraj Bhatia

Show Answer

Gurmehar Kaur




Ques 14. Who among the following has made history by becoming the first ever women wrestler from India to be awarded a WWE development contract?

[A] Kavita Devi

[B] Sakshi Malik

[C] Geeta Phogat

[D] Kusum Kaur

Show Answer

Kavita Devi




Ques 15. On which day International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed?

[A] 16 October

[B] 18 October

[C] 17 October

[D] 19 September

Show Answer

17 October




Ques 16. Which of the following state government has launched the ambitious ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna’?

[A] Uttar Pradesh

[B] Madhya Pradesh

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Bihar

Show Answer

Madhya Pradesh




Ques 17. According to survey of Thomson Reuters Foundation, which of the following Indian city is world’s worst megacities when it comes to women safety?

[A] Chennai

[B] Kolkata

[C] Mumbai

[D] New Delhi

Show Answer

New Delhi




Ques 18. Name the Indian Institute to be ranked among top 50 in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2018.

[A] AIIMS, New Delhi

[B] IIT Delhi

[C] IIT Bombay

[D] IIT Guwahati

Show Answer

IIT Bombay




Ques 19. Who among the following won the Man Booker Prize 2017?

[A] Ali Smith

[B] Paul Auster

[C] George Saunders

[D] Deborah Levy

Show Answer

George Saunders




Ques 20. Which of the following country has won Asia Hockey Cup 2017?

[A] Malaysia

[B] India

[C] Japan

[D] China

Show Answer




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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