(1)  In which state the 3rd edition of 'Women of India Organic Festival' was inaugurated?


(2) Burqa ban came into effect from 1 October 2017 in which of the following country?


(3) Which country has embargoed exports and imports of fuel products to Iraqi Kurdistan?


(4) The International Day of Older Persons is observed on ______.


(5) World Vegetarian Day is observed on ________.


(6) Who among the following has inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh that will link Leh to Karakoram?


(7) The 'Single Click Pension Delivery' scheme is launched by who among the following Chief Minister?


(8) Which of the following country has begun collecting ‘sin’ taxes on tobacco, energy drinks?


(9) Who of the following is the Indian entrepreneur who has won UK business award for innovative IT solutions?


(10) When is World Habitat Day observed every year?


(11) Nobel Medicine Prize went to who of the following for the year 2017?


(12) When is International Day of Non Violence observed every year?


(13) Which union minister has launched nationwide Free Eye Check-up Campaign?


(14) 'No helmet, no petrol' rule came into force in which of the following state?


(15) "Mathru Purna" scheme for the pregnant women and lactating mothers is launched by which of the following state government?


(16) India is going to conduct Tiger Census with which of the following Country?


(17) Who has won Malaysian Grand Prix?


(18) Who has appointed a Commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes?


(19) Which place is named Best 'Swachh Iconic Place' in India?


(20) ------------- bags 10th Place in Global Financial Centres Index.


(21) Whom to lead Indian delegation at eighth Conference of Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians to be held in Colombo?


(22) Who launches 'Swachh Andhra Mission'?


(23) Who won Sixth Title in a Row at National Motorcycle Racing?


(24) Which epic monument has been dropped from the tourism list by UP govt?


(25) Which former Indian leader's autobiography is released in Nepali on 2nd October?


(26) To whom did Viswanathan Anand lost in the finals of Isle of Man Chess Championship to settle for the second position?


(27) Which project was launched by Union Government recently?


(28) What to be set up in Allahabad recently?


(29) Who launches new website and PMIS Mobile App recently?


(30) On which river the foundation stone for national waterway laid recently?


(31) Who is appointed as New Deputy Director General at World Health Organisation (WHO)?


(32) To where the First US Crude Oil Shipment arrives recently?


(33) Rangana Herath has became the 14th bowler to take ______ Test wickets.


(34) Which day is celebrated on 05th October?


(35) Which state government launches ‘Mukhyamantri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana’?


(36) Which Week is observed from October 4th to October 10th?


(37) Who tops the Forbes India Rich List 2017?


(38) Which state Chief minister flags-off Cancer detection ambulance to cure patients free-of-cost?


(39) Name the 2 African countries that President Ram Nath Kovind will visit during his first overseas visit?


(40) Memorandum of Understanding between India and which other country was approved by Union Cabinet on October 4, 2017 for upgrading the Women's Police Training Centre?


(41) Who of the following has won the Nobel Prize for Literature 2017?


(42) In which state first ever ASEAN-India Music festival will be held?


(43) Who got the Nobel Peace Prize 2017?


(44) Gauri Lankesh was awarded which prize posthumously?


(45) The country’s first portal dedicated to para-sports has been launched in which of the following place? [C]


(46) A committee headed by T.K. Viswanathan submitted its report on Section ____ of the Information Technology Act, 2015.


(47) Which of the following country has been ranked as the highest levels of online harassment through cyberstalking and threats of physical violence in the Asia Pacific region?


(48) India has celebrated 20 years of Science and Technology cooperation with which country?


(49) Purushottam Lal Kaushik who passed away recently, was a ________.


(50) The 2017 Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav will be held in ________.


(51) Which state is hosting the first meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering committee?


(52) Australian fast bowler ____announced his retirement from first-class and one-day cricket.


(53) Kundan Shah, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality of which field?


(54) Which of the following state has banned the use of chlorinated plastic and Polyvinyl Chloride?


(55) Who has been appointed as the CEO of Freecharge Payment Technologies Private Ltd, by Axis Bank?


(56) U.S. approves sale of Rs. 98,000 crore THAAD missiles to —————-.


(57) In which city Prime Minister has launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush?


(58) Which day is celebrated on 8th October Every year across the nation?


(59) Haj Committee Act ______ is responsible for making the arrangements for pilgrims performing Haj.


(60) Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced the setting up of India’s first marine police training institute at ———————.


(61) In which state, President Ram Nath kovind lanuched Mata Amritanandamayi Math project “Jeevamritham”?


(62) Which Indian sportsperson has clinched the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship-2017?


(63) Who has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics?


(64) Who gets Germany’s Highest Civilian Honour recently?


(65) Who among the following won men’s singles title in China Open 2017 (Tennis)?


(66) In how many states, Reserve Bank of India to soon launch Financial Literacy Drive?


(67) Which title was retained by the Tyrrell Hatton recently?


(68) Which noted journalist has passed away recently at the age of 62?


(69) Which country becomes smallest nation ever to enter FIFA World Cup?


(70) What was the theme of 3rd International Conference on Yoga held in New Delhi?


(71) On which country India has imposed anti-dumping duty on imports of steel wire rods?


(72) Which state government has launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide Electricity in Remote Areas?


(73) Who inaugurated First BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise?


(74) What was the theme of India Water Week 2017?


(75) Who among the following novelist has been chosen for Vayalar award?


(76) Divya Dhayal and Khushbu Dhayal won bronze medal in the Youth World Championship in Rosario, Argentina. These two girls are associated with which sport?


(77) According to World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), what is the forecast for India’s growth for the yea 2017?


(78) In October 2017, who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)?


(79) Which of the following countries will assist Indian Railways to make country’s existing rail corridors semi high speed with trains running at 200 km per hour?


(80) What is the theme for the 2017 International Day of the Girl Child?


(81) Who has been bestowed with the 2017 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management?


(82) Who has been appointed as the new president of the US-India Business Council (USIBC)?


(83) Which state government has recently implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)?


(84) Which of the following country launched its fourth Michibiki satellite for a new high-precision global positioning system (GPS) in October 2017?


(85) Which of the following state government launched Sankalp Seva bus service of 50 buses to connect the villages in the state?


(86) Maharashtra State government has launched the ‘MahaLabharthi‘ portal. It will deal with ______.


(87) The BCCI has made it compulsory for the Indian cricket team to take the ______ test.


(88) Who among the following quit from the post of Facebook India Managing Director (MD) in October 2017?


(89) Who has been appointed the new Ambassador to Principality of Monaco?


(90) In October 2017, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) suspended which country team from international football because of undue third-party interference?


(91) Who chaired the first meeting of the newly-constituted Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister (EAC-PM)?


(92) Which state government to set up 16 new GIDC townships to encourage SMEs?


(93) Where in Mumbai is the State Bank of India going to built at the largest innovation centre by any financial services company in the country?


(94) Which country is second largest market for pharma according to LinkedIn Report?


(95) Where is the 44th edition of Indian Handicrafts and Gifts (IHGF) being held?


(96) Which State’s Chief Minister has announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for widow remarriage?


(97) Who won the 2017 Bulgarian International Future Series tournament?


(98) Which state Cabinet approves Reservation for ‘Divyangs’ in Govt Jobs?


(99) Name the Indian bowler who has announced retirement from all forms of cricket and will lay his last T-20 International against New Zealand on 1st November 2017?


(100) Name the CEO and vice chairman of Samsung Electronics who announced his resignation in October 2017?


(101) Where in India has MasterCard launched its innovation centre to focus on solving “India-specific” problems in the areas of technology and financial enablement?


(102) Which two Indian Naval Ships are to participate in Passage Exercise with Japanese Marine?


(103) Which of the following city has been named as the world’s safest city according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2017?


(104) Which Yojana was launched by Union Minister Manoj Sinha on 13 October to provide affordable life insurance services to the rural people?


(105) Which mobile app has been launched on the occasion of its 85th anniversary, the Indian Air Force?


(106) The joint training exercise “Mitra Shakti 2017” has started between India and which country?


(107) Who has inaugurated Make in India: Sweden 2017 event?


(108) Who has been appointed as the next ambassador to China in October 2017?


(109) What is the theme of 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)?


(110) Which of the following has become the first Indian Oil Marketing Company (OMC) to launch lubricants in Myanmar?


(111) Noted educational administrator Satish Chandra passed away recently. He wrote which subject’s NCERT’s textbooks in 1970s?


(112) Which country’s former Culture Minister is to become the next Chief of UNESCO?


(113) ___________ Football team captain Arjen Robben announced the end of his international career.


(114) Which Yojana was launched by Union Minister Manoj Sinha on 13 October to provide affordable life insurance services to the rurAl people?


(115) Who has been chosen for the 2017 Mathrubhumi Literary award (MLA)?


(116) Which two countries have decided to withdraw from UNESCO?


(117) The 2017 International Day of Rural Women is observed on which date?


(118) Which vocalist has won Indira Gandhi National Integration Award 2017?


(119) Which of the following state has become first in the country to call attention and adjournment motions and proposals online from legislators to send them to the state government?


(120) Which of the following state government has decided to set up a Scheduled Caste advisory council to look into the development of the Scheduled Caste population in the state, considered to be first in any Indian state?


(121) Who has become the first woman to lead a federation covering sporting activities for men and women?


(122) Who has been nominated for the first Centenary National Award for Literature?


(123) The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana is being led by how many ministries?


(124) Who among the following won Shanghai Masters 2017?


(125) The Coalition Years has been written by _______.


(126) What is the theme of the 2017 World Food Day (WFD)?


(127) A book titled “Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams” containing inspiring words of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been co-authored by whom?


(128) India’s first Olympic _______ Shamsher Khan has passed away recently.


(129) Who won the singles title of 2017 Tianjin Open?


(130) 12-year-old girl, Poorvi G.B. has been awarded the ‘best performer’ subtitle at the ‘Little Miss World 2017’ pageant. The paegent was held in which country?


(131) IIT-_____ has created a app to detect fake GST claims.


(132) Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commissioned which Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam’s Naval Dockyard?


(133) When the 2nd Ayurveda Day is celebrated?


(134) Which company launches ‘Prerna’ project for women farmers?


(135) Which of the following wrestler has become the first Indian woman wrestler to sign a WWE developmental contract?


(136) Which state police launches foot patrolling in all districts?


(137) Which Indian-American personality has won the 2017 American Bazaar Philanthropy award?


(138) Who among the following is the Indian-origin teenager to become UK’s youngest millionaire?


(139) Who has been chosen for the 2017 Padmaprabha Literary Award?


(140) Beyond The Dreamgirl has been written by ______.


(141) Punyaslok Dasgupta who passed away recently was a _________.


(142) Which team won the 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup football tournament?


(143) The WCD Ministry has launched an online campaign to end gender bias in women against women. What is main hashtag for the campaign?


(144) Name the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and General Counsel of Snapdeal who resigned in October 2017.


(145) India has signed a MoC with which country on Technical Intern Training Programme?


(146) Which country peacekeepers in South Sudan awarded UN medal?


(147) Which state Chief Minister Launches ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana’?


(148) Which company is viewed as Most Authentic Brand in India: Survey?


(149) Which country bans Fruit, Vegetable imports as Forex Crunch Deepens?


(150) Which state government reduces interest on loan under Saksham Yojna?


(151) In October 2017, Income Tax Department launched which of the following for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues?


(152) Which country is going to host 2017 Technology Summit in November 2017?


(153) Which country is to provide EMALS technology to India for aircraft carriers?


(154) Who receives Blue Planet Prize recently?


(155) Whom to be honoured with Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award?


(156) Kamle has been named the 23rd district of which of the following states?


(157) According to United Nations report, “Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2017?, India is accountable for how much percent newborn deaths overall?


(158) According to ESPNCricinfo, Ravi Shastri has emerged as the world’s highest earning cricket coach with salary close to ______ million dollars per year.


(159) Who has been chosen as the next Prime Minister of New Zealand?


(160) Every year which day is celebrated on 20th October?


(161) With India which country to participate in first-ever tri-services military exercise?


(162) According to ACI-ASQ Survey, which airport got first rank in the category of 2-5 million passengers?


(163) Who is appointed as World Business Council for Sustainable Development Chairman from 2018?


(164) Which state Government rolls out new Tourism policy?


(165) Who had won 2017 Young Scientist Challenge for water contamination detection device?


(166) Which country displaced India from top position of the ICC ODI championship?


(167) What is the name of an American chess grandmaster, who recently passed away?


(168) Which state govt has approved hike in income limit of OBCs?


(169) Which day is observed as 21st October?


(170) Which country parliament approves country’s first budget since 2005?


(171) Who launched excel-based offline tool to file initial GSTR-3B Returns?


(172) Which committee has been constituted to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?


(173) WHO Newly appoints Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador. Robert Mugabe is the President of which country?


(174) Name the 2 playback singers who have been selected for Madhya Pradesh state government’s prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar award.


(175) Which South American country has passed a bill to legalize the medical uses of marijuana?


(176) Which state in India decides to close 800 government schools which have fewer than 20 students?


(177) Which of the following countries are not invited by India for the first global conference on consumer protection to be held on October 26-27, 2017?


(178) Which country tops Asia-Pacific list of nations elected to United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)?


(179) India defeated which of the following country to win Hockey Asia Cup held in October 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh?


(180) In October 2017, World Health Organization cancelled the appointment of whom as its goodwill ambassador who was appointed a few days back his termination?


(181) Students at the St Hugh’s College have voted to remove whose name from the title of their Junior Common Room, in North Oxford, England?


(182) Which state government has decided to ban pillion riding on two-wheelers with less than 100 cc engine?


(183) Ram Mukherjee who passed away recently was an Indian film director and screenwriter in Bengali and ______ cinema.


(184) Who among the following has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to Switzerland?


(185) Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the top run-scorer at the 200 ODI-mark, after taking the field against ——————–.


(186) The Southeast Asian Defence Ministers’ Meet was organized in which of the given countries in October 2017?


(187) ___________ has been appointed as the chief executive officer of HSBC for India with effect from December 1, 2017?


(188) Who lifts Denmark Open Superseries Trophy 2017?


(189) Who is Appointed as CBI Special Director?


(190) Which country Signs Gas Oil Deal with India?


(191) Which scheme is launched for Skilling in Smart Cities in India recently?


(192) Who appoints Suresh Sethi as its MD & CEO?


(193) Who is appointed as the ex-IB chief recently?


(194) Which of the following car manufacturers has become the No. 1 exporter of passenger cars from India?


(195) Name the winner of the 2017 US Grand Prix?


(196) Who has been appointed as the new CEO of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?


(197) Which day is observed on 24th October across the world?


(198) The 2017 World Development Information Day (WDID) is observed on which date?


(199) Who is Named Best FIFA Men’s Player?


(200) I.V. Sasi who passed away recently was a noted __________film director.


(201) The Ministries of power and textiles have jointly announced a new scheme named _____________ to provide energy efficient power loom equipment to small and medium units.


(202) In October 2017, which of the state government suspended its plan to shift to Jan-Dec fiscal format?


(203) Which state’s election department has recently entered Limca Book of Records for the formation of the biggest human logo comprising young voters?


(204) Name the author of the e-book ‘India 2017 Yearbook’.


(205) When is the World Polio Day observed every year?


(206) Which medal did Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won in ISSF World Cup?


(207) The 30th edition of CORPAT (Coordinated Patrol) was held between the navies of India and _____.


(208) Eminent Indian classical singer, also considered as ‘Queen of Thumri’, Girija Devi passed away at the age of 88. Which among the following is the highest civilian honour received by Devi?


(209) Who was joined NBA India as Head of Basketball Operations?


(210) According to the Passport Index, which country has been ranked as the top country to offer world’s most powerful passport?


(211) Which country has used its veto power to block a UN resolution to extend work of inspectors seeking to determine who was behind the chemical attack in Syria?


(212) Indian-origin South African couple Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim received the prestigious US award for their exceptional contributions in the field of________.


(213) Who became the first Indian to occupy the top spot on the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings?


(214) Who won the 2017 European Open tennis tournament in men’s doubles category?


(215) Which company Conferred with CII Industrial Innovation Award recently?


(216) India has levied anti-dumping duty on stainless steel products from certain nations across the world. Which among the following nations doesn’t fall in the list?


(217) Name the activist who has been named as the UK’s most influential black person of the year?


(218) Who inaugurated Global Conference on Consumer Protection recently?


(219) Who among the following has won Women’s Creativity in Rural Life recently?


(220) Disarmament Week is celebrated annually in the month of _______.


(221) Name the first Indian state to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu families who migrated from Pakistan several years ago.


(222) World’s first 3D-printed cycling bridge has been opened in which country?


(223) Which Indian Chief Minister has been honored with the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the 17th London Global Convention in London in the category of Global Leadership in Public Service and Economic Transformation?


(224) Deep Kumar Upadhyay was Nepal’s Ambassador to _______.


(225) Which day is observed on October 27th across the world?


(226) Which country is named as best country to visit in 2018?


(227) Infantry is observed on which of the following days?


(228) Indian Railways’ first set of solar plants was launched in which city?


(229) Which state’s government has increased the quota for OBCs by 5 per cent to a total of 26 per cent?


(230) Which country recently granted a citizenship to “Sophia”, an AI robot?


(231) Noted litterateur Punathil Kunjabdulla was well known for his writings in which language?


(232) Name the country to unveil the world’s first track-less train running on virtual tracks.


(233) With which country India to implement HOSTAC to strengthen maritime security?


(234) Which country becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court recently?


(235) Which businessman replaces Gates as World’s Richest Person with $90.6-bn Fortune recently?


(236) Which state’s cabinet approves transgender policy?


(237) Which two towns of Uttar Pradesh were recently declared as ‘sacred pilgrimage sites’?


(238) The 14th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SAARCLAW) conference has been inaugurated in which country?


(239) Which country is having second largest smartphone market in the world?


(240) Name the first Indian company to cross Rs 6 trillion market capitalization.


(241) Who won the bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup Final?


(242) SAP has announced the launch of Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region’s first SAP Leonardo Center in _______.


(243) Whose nomination among the following has been confirmed as US envoy to India?


(244) Which of the following cricketer in October 2017 became the fastest to reach 9000 ODI runs?


(245) Who among the following has won the men’s singles title of French Open title (Badminton)?


(246) The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has been launched in which country?


(247) Name the film personality to receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


(248) Who is appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Zambia?


(249) Which country will host the CMS Conference of the Parties 13 (CMS COP 13) in the year 2020?


(250) Which ministry launches AsktheSpokesperson for better understanding of foreign policy?


(251) Who among the following has been named as the ambassador of Ghaziabad?


(252) ________ was named the ‘Best Mobile App for Travel and Leisure’ at the Mobexx Awards 2017.


(253) India began an intensive anti-submarine warfare exercise with which nation?


(254) The Indian Army has finalised a plan of Rs ______ crore to replace its ageing weapons.


(255) Who has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of Naval Staff on October 30, 2017?


(256) Which countries scientists have created the world’s fastest and shortest laser pulse to observe electrons in slow motion?


(257) Which team won Bronze Medal in Johor Cup Hockey?


(258) Name the cricketer who has attained the top most spot in the latest ICC rankings released.


(259) The 2017 United Nations conference on nuclear energy has been organized in which country?


(260) Name the player to win the 2017 Formula One world championship.


(261) Name the veteran actors who have received the Parmod Mahajan Smriti Award on October 30, 2017.


(262) When is the World Cities Day celebrated every year?


(263) When is Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed?


(264) Which country sends 1st Wheat Shipment to Afghanistan via Chabahar port?


(265) Union Minister for state for social justice and empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana during the fourth workshop of “Pradhan Mantri Bharity Janaushadh Pariyojana” in which among the following cities?


(266) Name the veteran actor and playwright to receive Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.


(267) What country has topped the list of new tuberculosis cases in 2016, according to WHO’s Global TB Report 2017?


(268) Heena Sidhu clinched gold in which air pistol event at Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane?


(269) Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck who is in visit to India is the king of which of the given countries?


(270) 'Blue Flag-17’ is a multilateral military exercise held between India and which country?


(271) What is the rank of India in accordance with the World Bank’s 2017 'Ease of Doing Business Report'?


Responses to “October 2017 Current Affairs Online Test”

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  • surya kanta das says:

    Good practice set…

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  • saurabh says:

    please, provide this test in hindi

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  • shaili says:

    good collection of question

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