17th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th October, 2018
1. Which is the second country to legalise possession and use of recreational marijuana?
[A] Uruguay 
[B] Canada
[C] Brazil
[D] Argentina

Read the following:

  1. Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a police complaint after they become adults.

  2. The victims can report the cases through POCSO e-Box.

  3. POCSO Act is a gender-neutral act.

Which of the following statements are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Both 1 and 3
[E] 1, 2 and 3
3. Who has launched the model guidelines for Public - Private partnership in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) on 17 October 2018?
[A] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Directorate General of Health Services
[E] World Health Organisation
4. Who has won the International Olympic Committee's Sport and Active Society Commission's Grant Award 2018?
[A] Jacques Rogge
[B] Sergey Bubka
[C] Suheil F. Tandon
[D] Willi Kaltschmitt Luján
[E] Ivo Ferriani
5. An advisory committee headed by ________ has been set up for implementation of various projects for rebuilding the flood-ravaged state of Kerala.
[A] Sri. A K Balan
[B] Oommen Chandy
[C] V. S. Achuthanandan
[D] Pinarayi Vijayan
[E] A. K. Antony
6. India and ________ will sign an internal security cooperation agreement on 22 October 2018.
[A] US
[B] France
[C] UK
[D] Japan
[E] China
7. ________ is leading a national campaign 'Swasth Bharat Yatra' on the occasion of World Food Day on 16 October 2018.
[A] Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
[B] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[C] Patanjali Ayurved
[D] Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
[E] Ministry of Food Processing Industries
8. Who has won the gold medal in triple jump at the Youth Olympics 2018 Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina?
[A] Praveen Chitravel
[B] Alejandro Diaz
[C] Emmeanuel
[D] Suraj Panwar
[E] Chitravel
9. Which of the following has partnered with telecom gear maker Nokia to offer businesses private 4G services?
[A] Airtel
[B] Jio
[D] Reliance Communications
[E] Vodafone
10. Who has won the Man Booker Prize for the novel "Milkman"?
[A] Brigitte Lewis
[B] Avril Bradley
[C] Suan Lee Wei
[D] Anna Burns
[E] Graeme Turner
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