23 Oct

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The most awaited Govt. Job Entrance Exam has been announced: SSC Combined Graduate Level. It goes without saying that the competition this time around will be more intense than the last time because unsuccessful candidates from previous years will get added to the number of exam takers. In this regard, no chances can be taken with respect to one’s preparation. This must be kept in mind, more so in case of the GK section which is most dynamic and ever changing.

Vidya Guru, the Best SSC Coaching in Delhi & NCR, prepares you to effectively cope with this dynamism. Our Current Affairs updates and YouTube Videos help you stay on top of the latest developments that are relevant for all competitive exams.

Current GK October Quiz

Question 1. Which of the following countries was ranked 1 on Global Competitiveness Index 2019?
a. Hong Kong
b. USA
c. Singapore
d. Switzerland

Answer: Singapore

Question 2. Abiy Ahmed, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, is the Prime Minister of
a. Kuwait
b. Turkey
c. Iran
d. Ethiopia

Answer: Ethiopia

Question 3. Dharma Guardian, the joint military exercise between India and Japan, was conducted recently at
a. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
b. Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
c. Vairengte, Mizoram
d. Ajmer, Rajasthan

Answer: Vairengte, Mizoram

Question 4. Greta Thunberg, the teenage environmental activist who recently delivered a speech at the United Nations, is from
a. Finland
b. Sweden
c. Norway
d. Switzerland

Answer: Sweden

Question 5. “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need” is a book written by
a. Jeff Bezos
b. Warren Buffett
c. Narayana Murthy
d. Bill Gates

Answer: Bill Gates

Question 6. Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) is published annually by the World Economic Forum. India’s rank on GCI 2019 is
a. 58th
b. 62nd
c. 68th
d. 71st

Answer: 68th

Question 7. What was India’s rank on the 2019 Global Hunger Index?
a. 101st
b. 102nd
c. 103rd
d. 108th

Answer: 102nd

Question 8. Ekuverin, the joint military exercise between India and Maldives, was conducted recently at
a. Pune, Maharashtra
b. Belgaum, India
c. Chaubattia, Uttarkhand
d. Umroi, Meghalaya

Answer: Pune, Maharashtra

Question 9. International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) is observed on 11th October every year. What was the theme for IDGC 2019?
a. Empowering Girls for a Brighter Future
b. Educating the Girl Child
c. GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable
d. Save the Daughter

Answer: GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable

Question 10. SUMAN initiative was launched recently by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. SUMAN stands for
a. Saving Undernourished Mothers and Newborns
b. Safer Upbringing for Malnourished Newborns
c. Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan
d. Suniyojit Matritva Abhiyan

Answer: Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan

Question 11. Name the 1st Indian cricketer to play 100 T-20 International Matches.
a. Mithali Raj
b. MS Dhoni
c. Rohit Sharma
d. Harmanpreet Kaur

Answer: Harmanpreet Kaur

Question 12. Who among the following won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
a. Frances Arnold, Sir Gregory Winter & George Smith
b. John B. Goodenough, Akira Yoshino & M. Stanley Whittingham
c. Ben Feringa, Fraser Stoddart & Jean-Pierre Sauvage
d. Richard Henderson, Joachim Frank & Joachim Frank

Answer: John B. Goodenough, Akira Yoshino & M. Stanley Whittingham

Question 13. Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2017 & 2018 was bestowed upon
a. Medha Patkar
b. Sunderlal Bahuguna
c. Vandana Shiva
d. Chandi Prasad Bhatt

Answer: Chandi Prasad Bhatt

Question 14. “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life” is a book that has been authored by
a. Viswanathan Anand
b. Gary Kasparov
c. MC Mary Kom
d. Sachin Tendulkar

Answer: Viswanathan Anand

Question 15. World Food Day is observed annually on
a. 16th October
b. 18th October
c. 21st October
d. 22nd October

Answer: 16th October

Question 16. Peter Handke from Austria has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature. Which of the following is a literary work of his?
a. A Sorrow Beyond Dreams
b. Offending the Audience
c. Short Letter, Long Farewell
d. All of these

Answer: All of these

Question 17. Joko Widodo was sworn in for the second time as the President of
a. Thailand
b. Indonesia
c. Malaysia
d. Philippines

Answer: Indonesia

Question 18. Who among the following was recently appointed Chairman of Indian Banks Association?
a. Pradeep Kumar
b. Sunil Alagh
c. Rajnish Kumar
d. KV Kamath

Answer: Rajnish Kumar

Question 19. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2019 was awarded to
a. Margaret Atwood for ‘The Testaments’
b. Bernardine Evaristo for ‘Girl, Woman, Other’
c. Both A and B
d. Ian McEwan for ‘Machines Like Me’

Answer: Both A and B

Question 20. Name the Nobel Laureates in Physics for the year 2019.
a. John M. Kosterlitz, F. Duncan M. Haldane & David J. Thouless
b. Barry Barish, Kip Thorne & Rainer Weiss
c. Didier Queloz, Michel Mayor & James Peebles
d. Donna Strickland, Gérard Mourou & Arthur Ashkin

Answer: Didier Queloz, Michel Mayor & James Peebles

Question 21. Olga Tokarczuk from Poland was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature. Which of the following is not a book written by her?
a. Flights
b. Primeval & Other Times
c. House of Day, House of Night
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 22. Name the team that has won the Pro Kabaddi League championship 2019 (Season-7).
a. Telugu Titans
b. Bengal Warriors
c. Puneri Paltan
d. Jaipur Pink Panthers

Answer: Bengal Warriors

Question 23. Name the winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics (The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences).
a. Bengt Holmström & Oliver Hart
b. Paul Romer & William Nordhaus
c. Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee & Michael Kremer
d. Richard Thaler

Answer: Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee & Michael Kremer

Question 24. Shinyuu Maitri, the joint Air Force Exercise between India & Japan, was conducted recently at
a. Bhuj, Gujarat
b. Panagarh, West Bengal
c. Madurai, Tamil Nadu
d. Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Answer: Panagarh, West Bengal

Question 25. Which of the following states has been ranked 1 on NITI Aayog’s India innovation Index?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Maharashtra
c. Karnataka
d. Kerala

Answer: Karnataka

Question 26. The 2019 IMNEX (India Myanmar Naval Exercise) was conducted recently at
a. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
b. Yangon, Myanmar
c. Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
d. Paradip, Odisha

Answer: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Question 27. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology has been awarded to
a. Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe & William Kaelin Jr.
b. Yoshinori Ohsumi
c. Michael W. Young, Michael Rosbash & Jeffrey C. Hall
d. Tasuku Honjo & James P. Allison

Answer: Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe & William Kaelin Jr.

Question 28. The 2019 NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) Summit took place in
a. Baku, Azerbaijan
b. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
c. Havana, Cuba
d. Jakarta, Indonesia

Answer: Baku, Azerbaijan

Question 29. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently led the Indian delegation at the G-20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meeting that took place in
a. Buenos Aires, Argentina
b. Hamburg, Germany
c. Saint Petersburg, Russia
d. Washington, USA

Answer: Washington, USA

Question 30. Ex Eastern Bridge-V, the Bilateral exercise between the Air forces India & Oman, was conducted recently at
a. Muscat, Oman
b. Jodhpur, Rajasthan
c. Masirah, Oman
d. Jamnagar, Gujarat

Answer: Masirah, Oman

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