Current Affairs Quiz: 5 October 2016

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Ques 1. The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three British-born scientists for discoveries about
a. strange forms of matter
b. unknown forms of matter
c. extinct forms of matters
d. undiscovered forms of matters

Ques 2. Who among the following is not one of the three British-born scientists who won 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics?
a. Duncan Haldane
b. David Thouless
c. James Cameron
d. Michael Kosterlitz

Ques 3. Which subsrance did Kiara Nirghin, the winner of Google Science Fair held in United States, used to develop a cheaper “super-absorbent material” that helps soil retain water?a. Banana skin
b. Orange peel
c. Coconut oil
d. Sunflower seeds

Ques 4. Who has been appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (Knight in the National Order of Merit) by the French government?
a. Prajna Chowta
b. Christophe Leparc
c. Lupino
d. Rebecca Zlotowski

Ques 5. Which state has become India’s first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene?
a. Arunachal Pradesh
b. Odisha
c. Bihar
d. Jharkhand

Ques 6. Jawhar Sircar who has recently resigned as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati Corporation was appointed in
a. 2010
b. 2014
c. 2012
d. 2008

Ques 7. Who has been Chosen as the brand ambassador of its ambitious ‘Haritha Keralam‘ project by the Kerala’ government?
a. K J Yesudas
b. A. P. Komala
c. Ratheesh Kumar
d. K. K. Aroor

Ques 8. Who has been elected as the President of Estonia by the parliament?
a. Lennart Georg Meri
b. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
c. Arnold Rüütel
d. Kersti Kaljulaid

Ques 9 Which bank has became the first domestic bank of India to open a branch in the capital city of Yangon, Myanmar?
a. State Bank Of India
b. ICICI Bank
c. HDFC Bank
d. Canara bank
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