Quiz : Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 30 September & 1 October 2017

Question No. 1

The third edition of 'Women of India Organic Festival' is to be inaugurated by __?
Narendra Modi
Sushma Swaraj
Maneka Gandhi
Smriti Irani
Answer Description

Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, will inaugurate the festival in the presence of Shri Virendra Kumar, Minister of State, Ministry of Women and Child Development, on October 1 at Dilli Haat (INA).

Question No. 2

Defence Security Corps personnel now have a software by which name?
ARPAN
RAKSHAK
SAJAG
PRAHARI
Answer Description

Defence Security Corps personnel now have a software ‘ARPAN’ which shall ease personal documentation and all issues related to their progression. 

Question No. 3

Which country is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme?
India
Japan
USA
China
Answer Description

India is hosting the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme. Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the Global Wildlife Programme on October 2.

Question No. 4

What is the theme of the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) jointly with World Bank and United Nations Development Programme.
Listen to the young voices.
Peoples’ participation in wildlife conservation.
The future of wildlife is in our hands.
The future of elephants is in our hands
Answer Description

The theme of the Conference is - “Peoples’ participation in wildlife conservation”

Question No. 5

Which Indian state has recently commenced the process of setting up a solar park, claimed to be the world’s largest?
Maharashtra
Karnataka
TamilNadu
Andhra Pradesh
Answer Description

Karnataka government commenced the process of setting up a solar park, claimed to be the world’s largest, with an investment of Rs. 14,425 crore, including Central aid.

Question No. 6

Which statehas decided to celebrate Oct 2 as International Day of Non-Violence?
Gujrat
Haryana
Delhi
Rajasthan
Answer Description

Haryana govt has decided to celebrate Oct 2 as International Day of Non-Violence.

Question No. 7

Which of the following river is not a part of Eastern Canal Project to link three rivers in Rajasthan?
Kalisindh
Gambhiri
Parvati
Banas
Answer Description

An Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project, to be taken up shortly at a cost of Rs. 40,000 crore, will link the Kalisindh, Gambhiri and Parvati rivers and solve the drinking water problem

Question No. 8

The UN’s International Day of Older Persons is marked on __?
30th September
1st October
2nd October
3rd October
Answer Description

October 1 marks the UN’s International Day of Older Persons, which aims to raise awareness of how vital older people are as a part of the community and break down age discrimination. The theme of the International Day of Older Persons 2017 is “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.”

Question No. 9

Who released the book 'Securing India: The Modi Way' written by senior Journalist Nitin Gokhale?
President Ram Nath Kovind
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu
PM Narendra Modi
Defence Minister N. Sitharaman
Answer Description

Senior Journalist Nitin Gokhale's book Securing India the Modi Way: Pathankot, surgical strikes and more was released by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi.

Question No. 10

Which of the following central universities recently got its first woman chief proctor appointed?
Aligarh Muslim University
Delhi University
Banras Hindu University
Allahabad University
Answer Description

The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Thursday appointed Professor Royana Singh as its chief proctor.