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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 October 2019 

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 18th NAM summit,  NCRB report on crimes in India and Canadian Elections 2019 among others. 

Oct 22, 2019 17:30 IST
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22 October 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 18th NAM summit,  NCRB report on crimes in India and Canadian Elections 2019 among others. 

1. Which city will host the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)?
a) New Delhi 
b) Baku 
c) Havana
d) Cairo

2. Which among the following parties is set to form a minority government in Canada?
a) New Democratic Party
b) Bloc Québécois
c) Liberal Party 
d) Conservative Party 

3. The Defence Acquisition Council has approved capital procurement worth how many crores?
a) Rs 3300
b) Rs 6500
c) Rs 4300
d) Rs 2700

4. Which Indian cricketer has created a new record of hitting the most number of sixes in a bilateral Test series?
a) Virat Kohli 
b) Ravindra Jadeja  
c) Ajinkya Rahane
d) Rohit Sharma

5. Which state has topped the list of crimes against women as per the latest report released by NCRB?
a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Haryana
d) Rajasthan

6. Which country has stopped the postal services with India?
a) Nepal
b) China
c) Bangladesh
d) Pakistan

7. The Government Employees of which Union Territory will now get all 7th CPC Allowances from 31st October 2019?
a) Goa
b) Jammu & Kashmir
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Daman & Diu

8. Naruhito formally ascended to the throne as the Emperor of which country?
a) Japan
b) Thailand
c) China
d) Austria

9. Which country won the ownership of the North Korean vessel that was seized for violating the sanctions?
a) China
b) South Korea
c) USA
d) Japan

10. Which badminton player recently supported the 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
a) Saina Nehwal
b) Jwala Gutta
c) PV Sindhu
d) Ashwini Ponappa

Answers

1. (b) Baku
The 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) will be hosted by Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan from 25-26 October 2019. 

2. (c) Liberal Party 
Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party is likely to get the maximum seats in the Canadian general election 2019 but is projected to fall short of majority. The party will most likely form a minority government in the nation.

3. (a) Rs 3300
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement of indigenously designed and developed equipment worth over Rs 3,300 crore for the Indian armed forces.

4. (d) Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma has created a new record of hitting the most number of sixes in a bilateral Test series. Sharma with a total of 19 sixes in the India vs South Africa series surpassed West Indies' batsman Shimron Hetmyer, who had held the record previously with 15 sixes.

5. (b) Uttar Pradesh
National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released a report on criminal cases happened in India. The report reveals that in India has registered total 3,59,849 cases in 2017-18. While Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 56,011 cases, Maharashtra (31979 cases) and West Bengal (30,002 cases) appeared on the second and third positions in the list.

6. (d) Pakistan
Pakistan has stopped postal mail services between the two countries. This has happened for the first time in history after the partition of India and Pakistan. Despite so much tension between the two countries, this service was never stopped

7. (b) Jammu & Kashmir
Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently approved the proposal wherein the Government employees of Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh will now get all 7th CPC allowances with effect from October 31, 2019.  

8. (a) Japan
Emperor Naruhito was formally ascended to the throne on October 22, 2019 in an elaborate ceremony, which was attended by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind. Emperor Naruhito began his reign in May 2019 itself after the then- Emperor Akihito abdicated the throne.

9. (c) USA
The United States has been granted the ownership of a North Korean vessel “The Wise Honest” that was seized earlier for violating the international sanctions. This vessel is one of the largest cargo ships in North Korea's fleet.

10. (c) PV Sindhu
Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has supported the 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She released a video in which Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is also supporting the campaign. 

Also read: Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 October 2019 

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