08th October, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Page 2

(Showing: 11 - 20 out of 20 MCQs) Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th October, 2019

Who among the following has/have been awarded the '2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine'?

1.William G Kaelin Jr.

2.Gregg L Semenza

3.Peter J Ratcliffe

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 and 2
[D] Only 1 and 3
[E] All of the above
12. Who has been selected for the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2019 by the United Nations Environment Programme.
[A] Pankaj Tripathi
[B] Ajay Dubey
[C] Ramesh Pandey
[D] Vipul Srivastava
[E] Ashutosh Sharma
13. In which state was the 63rd Dhammachakra Pravartan Din celebrated?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Telangana
[D] Maharashtra
[E] Bihar
14. Where did World Trade Organisation host the first World Cotton Day celebrations?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Geneva
[C] Paris
[D] London
[E] New York
15. Where was the fifth round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Mexico held in October 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Pune
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Kolkata
[E] Lucknow

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank laid the foundation stone of the campus of the IIM in Amritsar's Manawala.

2.The IIM campus would come upon 60,000 square metres and have state-of-the-art facilities in the library, academic block and hostels.

3.The allocation of 350 crore rupees has been sanctioned for the first phase of the construction.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
17. When is the Indian Air Force Day celebrated?
[A] 6 October
[B] 7 October
[C] 8 October
[D] 9 October
[E] 10 October
18. Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched a unique initiative called ________ to connect with the stakeholders of the Ganga river.
[A] Ganga Nirikshan
[B] Ganga Darshan
[C] Ganga Niyantran
[D] Ganga Amantran
[E] Ganga Samiksha
19. In the ICC women's ODI rankings released in October 2019, India maintained their ________ position.
[A] 1st
[B] 2nd
[C] 3rd
[D] 4th
[E] 5th
20. Recently, Rip Taylor, self-described as the King of Confetti, passed away. He was a renowned ________,
[A] Politician
[B] Journalist
[C] Scientist
[D] Comedian
[E] Singer