Current Affairs October 2015 Quiz - 2

11Indian PSU Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) established the world-s highest terrestrial centre at 17,600 feet above sea level at Changla near Pengong Lake in _________________ (announced in Oct 2015).
 A) Arunachal Pradesh
 B) Jammu
 C) Ladakh
 D) None of These
  
12Who was given an additional charge of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FSSAI in Oct 2015?
 A) RK Sinha
 B) Ashish Bahuguna
 C) Sekhar Basu
 D) Yudhvir Singh Malik

 
13India-s e-commerce giant, Flipkart has appointed ____________ as the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in Oct 2015.
 A) Pramod Jain
 B) Sriram Venkataraman
 C) Samiran Chakraborty
 D) N Venugopala Rao
  
14Who has been elected unopposed as President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the second term during Special General Meeting (SGM) of BCCI in Oct 2015?
 A) Anurag Thakur
 B) N. Srinivasan
 C) Shashank Manohar
 D) Sharad Pawar
  
15Who all won Nobel Prize 2015 for physics, 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
  
16Micro blogging site Twitter has appointed its co-founder and interim chief executive officer (CEO) ____________ as permanent CEO for second time in Oct 2015.
 A) Dick Costolo
 B) Antony Jenkins
 C) Jes Staley
 D) Jack Dorsey
  
17Who all won Nobel Prize 2015 for Chemistry, 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
  
18Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated in India on ________.
 A) 8-October
 B) 2-October
 C) 5-October
 D) 11-October
  
19___________, the blogger from Saudi Arabia, was named the 2015 International Writer of Courage and the joint winner of the PEN Pinter Prize in Oct 2015 along with British poet and literary critic James Fenton. He was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for his liberal writings.
 A) Raif Badawi
 B) Ahmed Mansoor
 C) Waleed Abulkhair
 D) Turki al?Hamad
  
20Russian Chess player ________________ won 2015 World Cup Chess Championship held at Baku, Azerbaijan in Oct 2015. He also holds the record for being world-s youngest Chess Grandmaster at the age young of 12 years and 7 months.
 A) Peter Svidler
 B) Fabiano Caruana
 C) Sergey Karjakin
 D) Levon Aronian

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
11Ans) Ladakh
12Ans) Ashish Bahuguna
13Ans) Sriram Venkataraman
14Ans) Shashank Manohar
15Ans) Takaaki Kajita, Arthur McDonald
16Ans) Jack Dorsey
17Ans) Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, Aziz Sancar
18Ans) 2-October
19Ans) Raif Badawi
20Ans) Sergey Karjakin

 
 
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