05th October, 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 05th October, 2016
1. The United Nations(UN) has unveiled a postage stamp to honour which Indian singer?
[A] Bhimsen Joshi
[B] P. Susheela
[C] Mohammed Rafi
[D] Lata Mangeshkar
[E] MS Subbulakshmi
2. Who is set to be the new UN Secretary General?
[A] Antonio Guterres
[B] Ban Ki-Moon
[C] Mogens Lykketoft
[D] Peter Thomson
[E] Frederick Boland
3. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
[A] Aziz Sancar, Paul L. Modrich and Tomas Lindahl
[B] Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa
[C] Alan G. MacDiarmid, Ryōji Noyori and Kurt Wüthrich
[D] Mario J. Molina, Elias James Corey and Kary B. Mullis
[E] Yuan T. Lee, Dudley R. Herschbach and Aaron Klug
4. Which typhoon hit the southern part of South Korea on October 5?
[A] Beryl
[B] Adeline
[C] Chaba
[D] Megi
[E] Rai
5. The Paris Climate Change Agreement will come into effect in ______.
[A] April
[B] March
[C] January
[D] November
[E] December
6. There are approximately ___ lakh people estimated to be living with HIV in India.
[A] 17
[B] 40
[C] 19
[D] 33
[E] 21
7. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off the newly manufactured Guard Van of Goods (Freight) Train. It is powered by_____.
[A] Solar energy
[B] Biofuel
[C] Wind power
[D] Anaerobic digestion
[E] Ethanol
8. Who is the author of the book, "Modi's Midas Touch in Foreign Policy"?
[A] Vinod Mahiwal
[B] Surendra Kumar
[C] Malik Mohammad Jayasi
[D] Nachiketa Chakraborty
[E] Kirti Narayan Chaudhuri
9. India's latest communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully launched from ____.
[A] Pantelleria
[B] Sint Maarten
[C] French Guiana
[D] Canary Islands
[E] Seychelles
10. On October 5 Arun Vajpai scaled which mountain?
[A] Gasherbrum II
[B] K2
[C] Shishpangma Central
[D] Cho Oyu
[E] Everest