Current Affairs and General Knowledge for Oct 2017

Get ready for Current Affairs and GK for the Month Oct 2017. We hope that this collection shall be helpful for our readers for the upcoming exams.

Q. When did the Whole World Celebrate International Day of Non-violence ?

Answer – On 2nd of October on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Q. Who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for Discoveries of Molecular Mechanisms ?

Answer – Jeffrey Hall, Michael Roshash and Michael Young

Q. Winner of Nobel Prize 2017 for Physics ?

Answer – Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish and Kip S Thorne for their detection of Gravitational Waves

Q. Nobel Prize in Chemistry ?

Answer – Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Franck sand Richard Handerson for their developing cyro-election microscopy ( Cyro-EM)

Q. Who is new chairman of SBI ?

Answer – Rajnish Kumar

Q. Who received the Nobel Prize for Literature ?

Answer – British Author Kazuo Ishiquro

Q. When did FIFA- U- 17 Football World Cup start in India ?

Answer – From 6th of October

2017 Oct Current Affairs

Q. Which organization won Award for Peace Nobel 2017 ?

Answer – ICAN

Q. Receiver of Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences ?

Answer – Richard H from UK for his contribution to behavioral economics.

Q. New Chief of FTII ?

Answer – Anupam Kher

Q. When was Word Food Day observed ?

Answer – On 16th of October

Q. Man Booker Winner for 2017 ?

Answer – US Author George Sanders for his book Lincoln in the Bardo.

Q. Which Indian became the 2nd highest centurion in ODIs after 31st centuriy in Mumbai aginst New Zealand ?

Answer – Virat Kohli

Q. Best male footballer in the FIFA Best Football Awards ?

Answer – Cristiano Ronaldo on 25th of October

Q. Queen of Thumri who passed at the age of 88 on Kolkata ?

Answer – Indian Classical Singer Girija Devi

Q. Which team won the FIFA U-17 world cup after defeating Spain in Kolkata ?

Answer – England

Q. Sixth Indian to complete 9,000 runs in ODIS ?

Answer – Virat Kohli

Q. Who made the fastest ever T-20 century ?

Answer – South African Batsman David Miller on 36 balls

Q. When did India observe National Unity Day ?

Answer – On 2nd of October

Q. What position India has jumped in World Bank’s easy of doing business rankings published on 31st of October ?

Answer – 30 places to 100th place

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