Current Affairs October 2015 Quiz - 1

1Indian-American ____________, won prestigious 2015 MacArthur Fellow with a -Genius Grant- for his work in transforming wastewater from pollutant into useful resources such as energy sources, fertilizers and commodity chemicals in Oct 2015.
 A) Akhil Reed Amar
 B) Karthik Chandran
 C) Rajani Ganesh-Pillai
 D) Medha Yodh
2Which city will host G20 summit in 2018, as per the decision taken by G20 forum in September 2015?
 A) Moscow
 B) New Delhi
 C) Berlin
 D) New York

3The International Day of Older Persons was observed on __________ across the world which has also marked the 25th anniversary. The theme for year 2015 was -Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment-.
 A) 23-Oct
 B) 12-Oct
 C) 1-Oct
 D) 8-Oct
4Who has sworn in as the 17th Governor of Manipur at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan in Imphal in Oct 2015?
 A) Syed Ahmed
 B) V Shanmuganthan
 C) Shivinder Singh Sidhu
 D) Gurbachan Jagat
5The city of Coventry honored leading Indian industrialist ___________ with its highest award Honorary Freeman Of city of Coventry at the University of Warwick, Coventry for his contributions to the West Midlands region of central England in Oct 2015.
 A) N R Narayana Murthy
 B) Azim Premji
 C) Ratan Tata
 D) Anand Mahindra
6Famous Indian tennis player Sania Mirza along with Swiss partner ____________ won their seventh title together by winning the Wuhan Open women-s doubles trophy in Oct 2015.
 A) Abigail Spears
 B) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
 C) Raquel Kops-Jones
 D) Martina Hingis
7Who all won Nobel Prize 2015 for Medicine, as announced by Nobel Committee in Oct 2015?
 A) William Campbell, Satoshi Omura, Youyou Tu
 B) Takaaki Kajita, Arthur McDonald
 C) Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, Aziz Sancar
 D) Arthur McDonald, Satoshi Omura, Aziz Sancar
8"International Day for the Elderly" is observed on ____________.
 A) 5-Oct
 B) 8-Oct
 C) 2-Oct
 D) 1-Oct
9World number one Golf Player ______________ was named as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year after winning two major victories among his five wins in 2014-15 (in Oct 2015).
 A) Tiger Woods
 B) Jordan Spieth
 C) Rory McIlroy
 D) Jason Day
10Which country won the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Championship title held in Oct 2015?
 A) Philippines
 B) China
 C) Japan
 D) Thailand

1Ans) Karthik Chandran
2Ans) New Delhi
3Ans) 1-Oct
4Ans) V Shanmuganthan
5Ans) Ratan Tata
6Ans) Martina Hingis
7Ans) William Campbell, Satoshi Omura, Youyou Tu
8Ans) 1-Oct
9Ans) Jordan Spieth
10Ans) China

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