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21 October to 26 October 2019: Jagran Josh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease with Current Affairs Quizzes section. The week’s updated quizzes cover topics like Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Election Result 2019,  NAM Summit, 2019 Ease of Doing Business rankings and National Unity Day among others. 

1. The BJP won how many seats in Maharashtra assembly elections 2019?
a) 105
b) 120
c) 115
d) 95

2. Which party won the maximum seats in the Haryana assembly elections 2019?
a) BJP
b) Congress
c) JJP
d) Independents

3. India has issued a travel advisory for Indians traveling to which nation?
a) United States
b) Turkey 
c) China 
d) Russia

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

5. India has been ranked at which position in the 2019 Ease of Doing Business rankings?
a) 56th 
b) 63rd 
c) 68th 
d) 78th 

6. 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

7. Who has become the third Indian batsman to enter the top list in all formats of cricket?
a) Virat Kohli 
b) Ajinkya Rahane
c) Rohit Sharma 
d) Ravindra Jadeja 

8. The United Nations has launched which campaign in India to eradicate hunger? 
a) No to Hunger
b) Stop Malnutrition 
c) United against hunger
d) Feed our Future

9. When is the National Unity Day celebrated in India?
a) 25th October
b) 27th October
c) 29th October
d) 31st October

10.  Kanya Sumangala Yojana was launched in which state?
a) Gujarat 
b) Bihar 
c) Punjab 
d) Uttar Pradesh 

Answers 

1. (a) 105
The BJP won 105 seats in the Maharashtra assembly elections 2019, while its ally the Shiv Sena won 56 seats. Among the opposition, the Congress won from 44 constituencies and the NCP won in 54. 

2. (a) BJP
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) the maximum seats in Haryana – 40, however, the party could not secure majority to form government in the state. Total 46 seats are required to form a Government in Haryana.

3. (b) Turkey
India has issued a travel advisory for Indian nationals travelling to Turkey. The advisory has been issued to request Indians to exercise utmost concern while travelling to the nation even though there have been no reports of any untoward incidents in Turkey involving Indians. 

4. (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. 

5. (b) 63rd 
India was ranked at the 63rd position in the 2019 Ease of Doing Business rankings. The rankings were released by the World Bank on October 24, 2019. In 2014, India was ranked at the 77th position. 

6. (b) Uttar Pradesh
National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released a report on criminal cases that happened in India between 2017-18. Out of the total 3, 59,849 cases, Uttar Pradesh alone had 56,011 cases. Maharashtra with 31979 cases and West Bengal with 30,002 cases were second and third on the list. 

7. (c) Rohit Sharma 
Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to enter the top 10 list in all formats of cricket. His memorable run during India’s test series against South Africa led him to jump 12 positions to be ranked 10th in the ICC Test Player Rankings. The only two Indian batsmen who have entered the top 10 list in all formats of cricket include Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir. 

8. (d) Feed our Future
The United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP) has launched an advertising campaign “Feed Our Future” with Bollywood in India. The objective of this campaign is to create awareness and take steps against hunger and malnutrition in India.

9. (d) 31st October
The National Unity Day is celebrated on October 31, 2019 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Ironman Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This year to mark the day, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah will launch the commemorative Run for Unity from Major Dhyanchand National Stadium, New Delhi.

10. (d) Uttar Pradesh 
Kanya Sumangala Yojana was launched in Uttar Pradesh for the education, health and financial security of every girl child. The scheme will be launched by UP CM Yogi Adityanath on October 25, 2019. 

Also Read: Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 14 October to 20 October 2019





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