Current Affairs October 2016 Quiz - 8

71India-s Index of Industrial Production growth stood at  _____________ in August compared to 2.5% contraction in the previous month.
A) 2.9%
B) 0.85%
C) -0.7%
D) -1.5%
72Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Vizag Steel?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) Leander Peas
C)  P V Sindhu
D) Avtar Singh

73The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) has awarded Indian shooter, _________, the 'Champion of Champions' title for pistol shooting in 2016.
A) Abhinav Bindra
B) Gagan Narang
C) Jitu Rai
D) Vijay Kumar
74India's 19-year-old shuttler __________________ won the women's singles title at the Russian Open held in Vladivostok. Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy won the mixed doubles title at the same event.
A) Rituparna Das
B) Ruthvika Shivani Gadde
C) Tanvi Lad
D) P. C. Thulasi
75"World Animal Welfare Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 4-Oct
B) 8-Oct
C) 9-Oct
D) 3-Oct
76Indian sprinter _______________ won the 24th Ekalabya Award for the year 2016 in recognition of her sporting excellence. She won gold in 200m, silver in 100m and 4x100m relay in 12th South Asian Games held in Guwahati in February.
A) Shiny Abraham
B) Srabani Nanda
C) Dutee Chand
D) Stephie D'Souza
77International Day of the Girl is observed on __________________ across the world with the theme of year 2016 as "Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls". This day addresses the challenges girls face and to promote girls- empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
A) 11th November
B) 11th October
C) 11th December
D) 11th January
78Indian captain Virat Kohli was presented with the ICC Test Championship mace in Oct 2016 for leading his team to the top of the Test Team Rankings. The mace was presented at a ceremony after the conclusion of the third and final Test against ______________ in Indore after the home team completed a 3-0 whitewash.
A) Austrelia
B) New Zealand
C) England
D) South Africa
79_________ has announced the creation of 21 new districts from 11th October, taking the total number of districts in the state from 10 to 31.
A) Andhrapradesh
B) Telangana
C) Gujrat
D) Uttarpradesh
80Bollywood actor _____________ was voted the 'greatest star of screen' in a millennium-celebrating poll conducted by BBC. He was ranked above personalities like Charlie Chaplin, Robert De Niro, Marilyn Monroe etc.
A) Akshay Kumar
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Amir Khan
D) Sahrukh Khan

71Ans) -0.7%
72Ans) P V Sindhu
73Ans) Jitu Rai
74Ans) Ruthvika Shivani Gadde
75Ans) 4-Oct
76Ans) Srabani Nanda
77Ans) 11th October
78Ans) New Zealand
79Ans) Telangana
80Ans) Amitabh Bachchan

Check all the month-wise current affairs quiz at: