Current Affairs Quiz – 6 October 2016

1. Who won the 2016 John F Richards Prize of American Historical Association ?

(a) Nayanjot Lahiri
(b) Boubakar Barry
(c) Avinash Manchaia
(d) Irom Chanu Sharmila 

Answer : (a)

2. Which one of the following taxi booking app launched the offline taxi booking feature recently ?

(a) Ola
(b) Uber
(c) MeruCabs
(d) TaxiforSure

Answer : (a)

3. Which one of the following day is observed as World Habitat Day every year by first day of October throughout the world ?

(a) Sunday
(b) Monday
(c) Tuesday
(d) Wednesday

Answer : (a)

4. What is the theme of 2016 World Habitat Day (WHD) ?

(a) Public Spaces for All 
(b) Housing at the Centre
(c) Cities, magnets of hope 
(d) Cities and Climate Change 

Answer : (b)

5. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics ?

(a) Serge Haroche and David J Wineland 
(b) Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov
(c) Saul Perlmutter, Brian P Schmidt and Adam Riess Hide
(d) David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz 

Answer : (d)

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