Current Affairs October 2015 Quiz - 7

61Which Indian Cricketer has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect in Oct 2015?
 A) MS Dhoni
 B) Anil Kumble
 C) Zaheer Khan
 D) Harabhajan Singh
  
62Renowned ______________ Cinema Producer Edida Nageswara Rao passed away in Oct 2015.
 A) Kannada
 B) Tamil
 C) Malayalam
 D) Telugu

 
63"World Animal Welfare Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 4-Oct
 B) 8-Oct
 C) 9-Oct
 D) 3-Oct
  
64Nepal-s Parliament elected Nepal-s first woman speaker, UCPN-Maoist lawmaker ____________, after formation of a new government after promulgation of the Constitution in Oct 2015.
 A) Jhala Nath Khanal
 B) Sushil Koirala
 C) Onsari Gharti Magar
 D) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
  
65Who has been elected as the new chairman and managing director of Indian Oil Marketing PSU Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) by the Public Enterprise Selection Board in Oct 2015?
 A) Nishi Vasudeva
 B) Sriram Venkataraman
 C) M.K. Surana
 D) N Venugopala Rao
  
66Who has been appointed as the Director, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad, which comes under the Department of Biotechnology in Oct 2015?
 A) G R Chandak
 B) Ashish Bahuguna
 C) Sekhar Basu
 D) Yudhvir Singh Malik
  
67India-s total exports dropped by 24.3% in September compared to same month last per cent to USD 21.8 billion. India's trade deficit stood at __________ in Sep 2015 (announced in Sep 2015).
 A) USD 9.45 billion
 B) USD 10.5 billion
 C) USD 12.47 billion
 D) USD 13.86 billion
  
68Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was observed across the world on _______ 2015.
 A) 15-Oct
 B) 10-Oct
 C) 22-Oct
 D) 11-Oct
  
69Which Indian business group launched a new online fashion store named as Abof.com with an aim to offer shoppers range of merchandise brands from its subsidiaries and other companies in Oct 2015?
 A) Reliance Inustries
 B) Tata Sons
 C) Aditya Birla Group
 D) Future Group
  
70India's _____________ has ended as Runner-up in the Denmark Open Badminton tournament after she defeated back-to-back world champion Carolina Marin 21-15, 18-21, 21-17 in the semifinal match to final. In the final match she was defeated by Olympic champion China's Xuerui Li 19-21, 12-21.
 A) P. V. Sindhu
 B) Jwala Gutta
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Parupalli Kashyap

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
61Ans) Zaheer Khan
62Ans) Telugu
63Ans) 4-Oct
64Ans) Onsari Gharti Magar
65Ans) M.K. Surana
66Ans) G R Chandak
67Ans) USD 10.5 billion
68Ans) 15-Oct
69Ans) Aditya Birla Group
70Ans) PV Sindhu

 
 
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