Current Affairs October 2015 Quiz - 16

151______________ flagship Project Loon was in news because Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the ambitious project and believed that it has multiple uses like long distance education, rural schools and telemedicine.
 A) Facebook's
 B) Microsoft's
 C) Google-s
 D) None of These
  
152Global Finance magazine named which indian private bank as India's best private bank in Oct 2015?
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) HDFC Bank
 C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
 D) Yes Bank

 
153The book titled 'Smita Patil: A Brief Incandescence' was published in Oct 2015. It was authored by _______________.
 A) Anuj Dhar
 B) Santosh Singh
 C) Maithili Rao
 D) Kishwar Desai
  
154"International Day of Rural women" is observed on ____________.
 A) 14-Oct
 B) 16-Oct
 C) 15-Oct
 D) 13-Oct
  
155Which Indian PSU bank registered the highest increase in gross Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in percentage terms against total loans in the 2014-15 fiscal year (published in Oct 2015)?
 A) Union Bank of India
 B) UCO Bank
 C) Central Bank of India
 D) None of These
  
156Which country has offered to finance Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor estimated to cost about Rs 90,000 crore at an interest rate of less than one per cent in Oct 2015?
 A) China
 B) Japan
 C) UK
 D) Germany
  
157Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced in Oct 2015 that the Railways would soon start country-s firstever double decker Shatabdi Express between ________.
 A) Mumbai and Ahmedabad
 B) New Delhi and Agra
 C) New Delhi and Bhopal
 D) Mumbai and Goa
  
158India signed a nearly USD 3 billion deal for purchase of 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with which aviation company in Oct 2015?
 A) Airbus
 B) Lockhead Martin
 C) Boeing
 D) None of These
  
159"World Osteoporosis Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 27-Oct
 B) 24-Oct
 C) 20-Oct
 D) 23-Oct
  
160Which broadcaster claimed that it has emerged as the most watched Hindi channel in terms of time spent per viewer in Oct 2015?
 A) Zee News
 B) Aaj Tak
 C) Doordarshan
 D) NDTV
  
161"World Polio Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 29-Oct
 B) 18-Oct
 C) 21-Oct
 D) 24-Oct
  
162Who won the 2015 Tanzanian Presidential election held in Oct 2015?
 A) Muhammadu Buhari
 B) Uhuru Kenyatta
 C) John Pombe Magufuli
 D) None of These
  
163Which Indian state government has decided to provide 33% reservation to women in government jobs in Oct 2015?
 A) Gujarat
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Madhya Pradesh
 D) Himachal Pradesh
  
164"World Mental Health Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 14-Oct
 B) 11-Oct
 C) 10-Oct
 D) 13-Oct
  
165Marlon James was chosen for the Man Booker Prize 2015 for his novel for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s, in Oct 2015. With this, he has become the first author from his country to win the Man Booker Prize. He is from which country?
 A) Cameron
 B) Jamaica
 C) South Africa
 D) Nigeria
  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
151Ans) Google-s
152Ans) ICICI Bank
153Ans) Maithili Rao
154Ans) 15-Oct
155Ans) UCO Bank
156Ans) Japan
157Ans) Mumbai and Goa
158Ans) Boeing
159Ans) 20-Oct
160Ans) Doordarshan
161Ans) 24-Oct
162Ans) John Pombe Magufuli
163Ans) Madhya Pradesh
164Ans) 10-Oct
165Ans) Jamaica

 
 
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