16th October, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th October, 2019
1. What is the theme of the International Day of Rural Women 2019?
[A] Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
[B] Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience
[C] Re-Thinking Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in 2019 and beyond
[D] Empower Rural Women, End Poverty and Hunger
[E] None of the above
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2. Where was the 2nd phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR launched  in October 2019?
[A] Lucknow
[B] Raipur
[C] Pune
[D] New Delhi
[E] Mumbai
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3. Which of the following became the first airline in the world to use a TaxiBot on an Airbus A320 aircraft operating a commercial flight with passengers onboard?
[A] IndiGo
[B] ​Air India
[C] GoAir
[D] Air Arabia
[E] SpiceJet
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4.

Which city will have a dedicated Anti-Terror Squad from November 1, 2019?


[A] Kolkata
[B] Raipur
[C] Lucknow
[D] Bengaluru
[E] Pune
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5.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has launched a programme to attract investments into India and strengthen Make in India.



2.This would be done under the bond scheme, of Customs Act, 1957.



3.The Section enables conduct of manufacture and other operations in a customs bonded warehouse.



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 are correct
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6. What is the theme of the World Food Day 2019?
[A] Our Actions Are Our Future, Healthy Diets for A #ZeroHunger World
[B] United against hunger
[C] Climate change: "Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too"
[D] Agricultural cooperatives – key to feeding the world
[E] Food prices - from crisis to stability
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7. When is the World Students’ Day celebrated?
[A] ​13 October 
[B] ​14 October 
[C] 15 October 
[D] ​16 October 
[E] ​17 October 
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8. According to the annual study on the state of the glaciers, published by the Cryospheric Commission, Swiss Academy of Sciences in 2019, Switzerland's glaciers have lost a ________ of their volume in the past 5 years alone.
[A] 4th
[B] 6th
[C] 8th
[D] 10th
[E] 12th
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9. Recently, which state has made women officers as nodal officers and directed them to go to their respective districts and review the implementation of welfare schemes for women?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Chhattisgarh
[E] Bihar
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10. How many Authorized World Skills India Training Centres will be set up across 9 cities for media and entertainment sector?
[A] 8
[B] 10
[C] 12
[D] 14
[E] 16
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