National (India) Top Current Affairs October 2017


National (India) Top Current Affairs October 2017


This Current Affairs will be useful for upcoming exams like UPSC Civil Services Mains 2017, RBI Assistant, IBPS PO Mains 2017, IBPS RRB Mains, RBI Assistant Exam 2017 and other PSC Exams.

1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3 October 2017 laid the foundation stone for a 750 beds All India Institute of Medical Sciences at? – Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh


2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 October 2017 laid the foundation stone of a four-lane cable-stayed bridge between Okha and Beyt Dwarka in which state? – Gujarat


3. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Shirdi International Airport on 1 October 2017. Shirdi International Airport is located in which state? – Maharashtra


4.  IRCTC has recently (Oct-2017) decided to extend the benefit of service charge exemption on tickets booked online till? – March 2018


5. What is the minimum age of consent as per the ruling of Supreme Court recently (Oct-2017) that criminalized sex with wife as rape? – 18 years


6.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently (Oct-2017) inaugurated the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) at? – New Delhi


7. Name the indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare (ASW) stealth corvette which was on 16 October 2017 commissioned into the Indian Navy by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam? – INS Kiltan


8. Birsa Munda Tribal University was recently (Oct-2017) inaugurated in which state? – Gujarat


9.  Kamle was recently (Oct-2017) added as the 23rd district by which state? – Arunachal Pradesh


10. A new Bureau of Indian standard (BIS) Act 2016 has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017. It replace the BIS Act of? – 1986




11. Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 9th and 14th,2017 as announced by Election Commission of India recently. There are how many assembly seats in Gujarat? – 182


12. Which state government has recently (Oct-2017) signed a MoU with Microsoft Corporation India Private Limited with an intention to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income? – Karnataka


13. Which state recently approved sabbatical leave to the faculty members of all colleges who intend to establish startups? – Kerala


14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 October 2017 launched historic ‘Ro-Ro ferry’ service (roll-on-roll-off) in which state? – Gujarat


15.  Union Government has recently (Oct-2017) given the green clearance for a greenfield airport project at Hirasar in which state? – Gujarat


16.  Name country’s first-ever defence vessel to be built in a private shipyard handed over to the Indian Coast Guard by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on 28 October 2017? – OPV Vikram


17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30 October 2017 dedicated the Bidar – Kalaburagi new Railway Line to the nation in which state? – Karnataka


18. Which state government on 27 October 2017 issued an order notifying Vrindavan and Barsana towns in Mathura district as ‘sacred pilgrimage sites’? – Uttar Pradesh

19. Name the Tamil film released during Diwali which was in news for making comments related to contentious Goods and Services Tax (GST)? – Mersal

20.  Which state recently (Oct-2017) introduced a bill to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in state from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction? – Rajasthan