Current Affairs Set-1

1. The literature prize was awarded- 2015 is:
a) Takaaki Kajita
b) Svetlana Alexievich
c) National Dialogue Quartet
d) Ram prasad
2. Which of the following states decided to establish India’s first Dolphin Community Reserve?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Assam
d) West Bengal
3. Name the Carnatic flautist who died on 9 October 2015 in Chennai?
a) Natesan Ramani
b) U Srinivas
c) MS Gopalakrishnan
d) N Rajam
4. Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved tied-up with which group to sell its products on their retail stores?
a) Reliance Group
b) Future Group
c) MORE Group
d) 24/7 Stores
5. Who was appointed to the Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India?
a) Tapan Ray
b) Anjuly Chib
c) Prabhjot Singh
d) Prakash
6. Name the music composer who died and was known for famous songs like Geet Gaata Chal, Ram Teri Ganga Maili and Chor Machaye Shor?
a) Aadesh Shrivastava
b) Ravindra Jain
c) MS Viswanathan
d) U Shrinivas
7. Identify the multilateral agency that launched Operation Sophia (Phase-II) to combat Mediterranean Migration Crisis?
b) UN Peacekeeping
c) EU Naval Force
d) African Union
8. Which of the following states launched e-Pragati project to facilitate e-governance?
a) Kerala
b) Telangana
c) Karnataka
d) Andhra Pradesh
9. Identify the eminent scientist who was appointed as the chairman of Atomic Energy Commission.
a) Sekhar Basu
b) Anil Kakodkar
c) R K Sinha
d) Srikumar Banerjee
10. ICICI Bank launched which service to enable customers to make electronic payments from their smartphones at traditional stores and e-commerce sites?
a) mVisa based Mobile Payment Service
b) Star mPay Service
c) PayZippy Payment Service
d) PayZapp mPayment Service
11. Which state launched the Operation Valsalya project to track missing children?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Rajasthan
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu
12. Identify the Indian-origin poet who was appointed as BBC Radio 4’s first resident poet?
a) Vijay Seshadri
b) Siddhartha Mukherjee
c) Geeta Anand
d) Daljit Nagra
13. With which of the following South American nations, India signed a protocol to Protocol to set up a Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) on 9 October 2015
a) Brazil
b) Ecuador
c) Argentina
d) Peru
14. Identify the literary personality who resigned from the general council of Sahitya Academy on 9 October 2015
a) Nayantara Sahgal
b) Shashi deshpande
c) Ashok Vajpeyi
d) Sarah Joseph
15. Who was resigned as the CEO of National Skill Development Corporation on 9 October 2015?
a) Atul Bhatnagar
b) Chandrajit Banerjee
c) Dilip Chenoy
d) Subramaniam Ramadorai
1-(a) 6-(b) 11-(c)
2-(b) 7-(c) 12-(d)
3-(a) 8-(d) 13-(b)
4-(b) 9-(a) 14-(b)
5-(a) 10-(a) 15-(c)