Breaking Knowledge
Breaking Knowledge

Let the knowledge come to you first

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Twitter Share Linked In Share Daily GK RSS Feed


 Daily GK And Current Affairs 29 Oct, 2017

Score: 0
 
4.67/5(93.4%)
based on 3 ratings
Thanks For Your Rating !

  • Question 1: ___ has won the 2017 IHV Lifetime Achievement Award for AIDS research?
  • Shikha Chawla and Nitin Chawla
  • Saba Karim and Anna Karim
  • Naren Prabhu and Kirti Singh
  • Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim
  • None of these
  • Explanation:Professors Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, a globally-acclaimed South African Indian-origin researcher couple, has been honoured with a prestigious 2017 IHV Lifetime Achievement Award for their exceptional contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS. The Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a syndrome caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). The disease alters the immune system, making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases.
  • Question 2: ___ hosted the first-ever meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine?
  • Myanmar
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Thailand
  • None of these
  • Explanation:The Union Ministry of AYUSH hosted the first-ever meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine (BITFM) on October 24-25, 2017 at Parvasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi. India being a major stakeholder in the field of Traditional Medicine plays an important role in influencing the policies and strategies related to the Traditional Medicine in the BIMSTEC Forum.
  • Question 3: What is the theme of the 2017 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)?
  • Vision to promote Corruption Free India
  • My Vision-Corruption Free India
  • Preventive Vigilance as a tool of Good Governance
  • Public participation to promote integrity
  • None of these
  • Explanation:The 2017 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW) will be observed by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) from 30th October to 4thNovember, 2017 with theme “My Vision-Corruption Free India”.
  • Question 4: Which state will be the - Focus State - at World Food India (WFI) 2017?
  • Odisha
  • West Bengal
  • Assam
  • Karnataka
  • None of these
  • Explanation:Odisha will be the ‘Focus State’ in the mega international food event “World Food India (WFI) 2017”, which is scheduled to be held at New Delhi on November 3-5. In the WFI 2017, Japan, Denmark and Germany are partner countries, and Italy & Netherlands are ‘Focus Countries’.
  • Question 5: What is the India’s passport position in the Global Passport Power Rank 2017, as per global financial advisory firm Arton Capital?
  • 78th
  • 94th
  • 75th
  • 66th
  • None of these
  • Explanation:India’s passport has been ranked 75th out of 94 countries with a visa-free score of 51, according to the ‘Global Passport Power Rank 2017’ by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital. The list is topped by Singapore, followed by Germany, Sweden and South Korea.
  • Question 6: ___ have jointly launched a new scheme “SAATHI”?
  • Ministries of Finance and Railways
  • Ministries of Power and Science & Technology
  • Ministries of Minority Affairs and Human Resource Development
  • Ministries of Power and Textiles
  • None of these
  • Explanation:Ministries of Power and Textiles have jointly launched a new scheme SAATHI under which Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will provide energy efficient power loom equipment to small and medium units at no upfront cost. The use of the efficient equipment would result in energy and cost savings to the unit owner and he will repay in instalments to EESL over a 4 to 5 year period.
  • Question 7: Girija Devi, who passed away recently, was the renowned classical singer of.... ?
  • Seniya and Banaras gharanas
  • Gwalior and Kirana gharanas
  • Atrauli and Seniya gharanas
  • Patiala and Bhendi Bazaar gharanas
  • None of these
  • Explanation:Girija Devi (88), the veteran Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on October 24, 2017. She was known as ‘Thumri queen’, who popularised the genre of semi-classical Indian music. She was conferred with all three Padma awards, and was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in 2016.
  • Question 8: After Guwahati, ___ will be the second capital city of the North East region having Rajdhani Express service connecting to New Delhi.
  • Agartala
  • Guwahati
  • Imphal
  • Shillong
  • None of these
  • Explanation:The Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged off the new Rajdhani Express service between New Delhi and Agartala, capital city of Tripura, at Agartala station this afternoon.
  • Question 9: Who is the author of the e-book “India 2017 Yearbook”?
  • Rajiv Mehrishi
  • R. K. Verma
  • Ashwani Lohani
  • Rajiv Gauba
  • None of these
  • Explanation:Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG) and former Union home secretary, has authored an e-book titled “India 2017 Yearbook” on current affairs in India.
  • Question 10: Which country is hosting the 2017 global conference on consumer protection?
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • None of these
  • Explanation:The global conference on consumer protection has inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 26, 2017 with theme “Empowering Consumers in New Markets”. This is the first time that an international conference on consumer protection is being organised by India for countries of the region which account for a majority of the global consumers and share common challenges and experiences.
Submit

ALL QUIZES

Daily GK And Current Affairs 29 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 25%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 26 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 23 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 52%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 22 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 21 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 20 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 17 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 16 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 15 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 13 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 12 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 11 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 11 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 57%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 10 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 08 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 06 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 04 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 03 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs 02 Oct, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs Sept. 26, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs Sept. 25, 2017

Difficulty : 0%

Daily GK And Current Affairs Sept. 24, 2017

Difficulty : 0%


ARCHIEVES

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

After Subscription Must Verify Email[Valid RSS]