13th October, 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 13th October, 2016
1. Which country has  called, a report in Pakistani media as "concocted and baseless" that New Delhi had admitted that no surgical strikes were conducted by the Indian Army?
[A] UK
[B] Germany
[C] Bangladesh
[E] India
2. On October 14 which country severed ties with UNESCO?
[B] Greece
[C] Latvia
[D] Estonia
[E] Israel
3. Name the politician has called for a meeting of opposition parties of Jammu and Kashmir to discuss the prevailing situation in the state?
[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Omar Abdullah
[C] Mehbooba Mufti
[D] Sajjad Lone
[E] None of the above
4. According to a new research a comet triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) ___ million years ago.
[A] 56
[B] 60
[C] 91
[D] 82
[E] 49
5. A team of researchers has invented a highly reliable and accurate navigation system that uses ____ instead of GPS.
[A] Radio waves
[B] Metachronal rhythm
[C] Sine wave
[D] Cellular signals
[E] Ground vibrations
6. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
[A] Tomas Lindahl
[B] Fritz Haber
[C] James Stoddart
[D] Hideki Shirakawa
[E] K. Barry Sharpless
7. Who is the Chief Operating Officer(COO) of Infosys?
[A] M D Ranganath
[B] D N Prahlad
[C] S. D. Shibulal
[D] S. Gopalakrishnan
[E] U B Pravin Rao
8. On October 14 which country has given loans worth $24 billion to Bangladesh?
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Japan
[E] Germany
9. Who has been nominated by India to be the Managing Director(MD) and Chief Operating Officer(COO) of World Bank?
[A] Vinod Rai
[B] Arundhati Bhattacharya
[C] Jagmal Raja Chauhan
[D] Anil Khandelwal
[E] Dnyaneshwar Agashe
10. India has signed an agreement with which country for setting up units five and six at the Kudankulam nuclear plant?
[A] France
[C] Russia
[D] Germany
[E] Australia