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Current Affairs Quiz - October 25, 2019



Updated On - Friday, 25 October 2019

 

Who became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Wushu World Championship?

Answer: Praveen Kumar


Praveen Kumar win a gold medal in the Wushu World Championship

Praveen Kumar of India has become the first Indian man to win a gold medal in the Wushu World Championship. He defeated Russell Diaz of the Philippines 2–1 in the 48 kg category. The 15th Wushu World Championship was held in Shanghai, China.

 

 

  

What is the rank of India in Ease of Doing Business 2019?

Answer: The 63rd


India has become one of the top 10 most improved countries for the third consecutive time (Photo: Mint)

World Bank recently released a report regarding Ease of Doing Business, in this report India has jumped 14 places to 63rd position. The ranking is awarded to countries on 10 standards for starting this business, obtaining loans, international trade etc.

 

 

 

What is the rank of India in the 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index?

Answer: 32nd

India has been ranked 32 in the 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index. 32 countries have been evaluated in this index. This index evaluates countries based on pension benefits and benefits offered to retired employees.

 

 

 

Which country will organize the FIFA Club World Cup 2021?

Answer: China


Real Madrid won the 2018 edition of the Fifa Club World Cup

FIFA Club World Cup 2021 will be held in China. There are 24 teams participating in this competition. Currently the UEFA Champions League teams take part in this event.

 

 

 

Who was appointed the new chairman of the Staff Selection Commission?

Answer: Braj Raj Sharma, IAS officer of Jammu and Kashmir cadre Sharma was appointed as chairman of the Staff Selection Commission, currently serving as the secretary of the Border Roads Organization. He replaces Pankaj Kumar, Pankaj Kumar has become the new CEO of UIDAI.

 

 

 

Who is the author of the book 'Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics'?

Answer: Kashi Nath Pandit

The author of the book 'Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics' is Padma Shri winner Professor Kashi Nath Pandit. The contemporary history of Kashmir is described in this book. It describes all the important events that took place between 1947 and 2019.

 

 

 

Which institution ranks first in the 2020 QS India University Rankings?

Answer: IIT Bombay


IIT Bombay, Powai in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

IIT Bombay got first position in IIT Bombay in 2020 QS India University Rankings. The institutions are rated on eight parameters in this ranking, these parameters are: Academic fame (30%), Employment provider fame (20%), Faculty-student ratio (20%), PhD staff (10%), Per Faculty Papers (10%), Citation per paper (5%), International Faculty (2.5%) and International Students (2.5%).

 

 

 

With which country did India sign the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement?

Answer:


The Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur. (HT File )

India has signed an agreement with Pakistan to operationalize the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Pakistan Sikhism.

 

 

 

When is World Polio Day celebrated every year?

Answer: 24 October


World Polio Day

24 October is celebrated as World Polio Day. Its purpose is to spread awareness about polio and work for its eradication. In 1988, the World Health Organization aimed to eradicate polio by the year 2000.

 

 

 

When is World Development Information Day celebrated?

Answer: 24 October

Every year, World Development Information Day is celebrated on 24 October. The purpose of this day is to attract the attention of the world towards development related problems.

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