09 October 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers for SSC

Q1. Samiya Imad Farooqui has clinched gold at women’s singles U-15 Asian Junior Championship (AJC. She hails from which city?
A. New Delhi
B. Lucknow
C. Hyderabad
D. Jaipur

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Answer: Hyderabad

Q2. Who launched the ‘Intensified Mission Indradhanush program recently ?
A. Shri vijay Prakash
B. Shri Arun Jaitley
C. Shri Narendra Modi
D. Shri Prakash Javedakar

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Answer: Shri Narendra Modi

Q3. With which of the following AU Small Finance Bank ties-up an agreement to sell health insurance products?
A. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
B. Aditya Birla Health Insurance
C. Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
D. Exide Life Insurance

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Answer: Aditya Birla Health Insurance

Q4. Which state government on October 6, 2017 decided to completely ban the usage of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC. carry bags in state?
A. Chhattisgarh
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Goa
D. Kerala

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Answer: Chhattisgarh

Q5. Name the NASA’s spacecraft which captured its first images of the Martian moon Phobos on September 29, 2017.
A. NASA’s Mars Juno spacecraft
B. NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft
C. NASA’s Mars Orion spacecraft
D. NASA’s Mars Maven spacecraft

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Answer: NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft

Q6. What is the unique feature of the world’s first smart bandage?
A. It uses gamma rays to assess the rate at which the wound is healing
B. It uses X-ray technology to assess the state of the wound
C. It uses 5G technology to monitor what treatment is needed
D. It uses temperature differential to pinpoint treatment required

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Answer: It uses 5G technology to monitor what treatment is needed

Q7. Australian fast bowler ____announced his retirement from first-class and one-day cricket,
A. Nathan Lyon
B. Usman Khwaja
C. Adam Gilchrist
D. John Hastings

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Answer: John Hastings

Q8. The United States has lifted its 20-year-old trade embargo against which nation?
A. Somalia
B. Sudan
C. Iran
D. Yemen

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Answer: Sudan

Q9. Intensified Mission Indradhanush is related to ____.
A. Open Defecation
B. Vaccination
C. Cleanliness
D. Pollution Control

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Answer: Open Defecation