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October Solved Current Affairs MCQs

Here is monthly current affairs MCQs for competitive exams i.e CSS, PMS and single paper exams conducted by FPSC, PPSC, NTS, OTS, PTS and all other Public Service Commissions.

Current Affairs MCQs October 2017

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 1, 2017

  1. 68th National Day of People’s Republic of China was celebrated on: 1st October (today)
  2. In order to improve roads, Punjab Government is going to spend: 85 billion Rupees
  3. When did incident of Karbala take place? 10 Oct 680 (10th of Muharram Or 61 AH)
  4. Which important events in history occurred at 10th Muharram? Adam was created, Adam’s sin was forgiven, Arch of Noah arrived at Joudi, Younis got freedom from Fish, Jews from Pharoah, Hazrat Ibrahim’s birth & protection from fire etc
  5. Under which program, govt. of Balochistan will spend 200 million rupees for modern and higher education of the students abroad? Education Enabler Programme
  6. Which of NATO’s major European military exercises has been started near Scotland’s coast? Joint Warrior (twice in a year—autumn and summer)
  7. Assocciated Press (AP) news agency belongs to: USA
  8. Graveyard of the Empires is the nickname of: Afghanistan
  9. Which day is observed on 1st October (today)? International Day of Older Persons
  10. 122nd birthday anniversary of Liaqat Ali Khan was observed on: 1st October 2017
  11. Today (1st October), in which region of Spain, referendum has been held to leave Spain? Catalonia (its capital is Barcelona and its population is 7.5 million)
  12. Current president of Catalonia (who signed the referendum bill) is: Carles Puidgemont (But Spanish govt. has rejected this referendum and as a result there is a series clashes between police and voters)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 2, 2017

  1. Pakistan’s current ambassador to Turkey is: Syrus Sajjad Qazi
  2. When National Assembly did passed controversial “Election Bill 2017”? 2nd October (today)
  3. According to this bill a person disqualified under articles 62 or 63 is: eligible to hold public office
  4. Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by Supreme Court of Pakistan on 28th July 2017 under which article? 62(1)(f) (in the Panama Papers case)
  5. Which other two bill was also passed by National Assembly on 2nd October (today)? “The Right of Access to information Bill, 2017” and “The Auditor General’s (Functions, Powers and Terms and Conditions of service) (Amendment) Bill, 2017”.
  6. Zakaullah (Naval Chief) has been conferred the highest military award of Saudi Arabia, which is named as? King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence
  7. Saudi Arabia’s Chief of General Staff of Royal Saudi Armed Forces is: General Abdul Rahman bin Saleh Al Bunyan
  8. Current Foreign Minister of Bangladesh is: A H Mahmood Ali
  9. Where a 64-year-old (Stephen Paddock) opened fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel during a musical festival and killed more than 50 people (injured at least 200)? Mandalay Bay Hotel (in Las Vegas)
  10. Current UN High Commissioner for Refugees is: Filippo Grandi
  11. UNHCR (formed in 14th December) has its headquarter in: Geneva (Switzerland)
  12. Bern is the capital of central European country: Switzerland (its currency is Franc)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 3, 2017

  1. After retirement of Admiral Zakaullah , who has been appointed as new Chief of Naval Staff? Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
  2. Current ambassador of Tajikistan to Pakistan is: Sherali Jononov
  3. Current Palestinian Prime Minister is: Rami al-Hamdallah
  4. Current Secretary-General of OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) is? Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen
  5. OIC founded in: 1969 (25 Sep) in Rabat, Morocco by originally 25 members
  6. OIC changed its name from Organization of Islamic “Conference” to “Cooperation” on? 28th June 2011 (OIC is 2nd largest organization after UNO)
  7. Which three American has been awarded Nobel Prize 2017 in Physics? Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
  8. Nobel Prize 2017 (825000 Euros) in Physics was awarded on which achievement? first observations of gravitational waves (ripples in space and time—which were predicted by Einstein 100 years ago) through LIGO experiment (2015)
  9. LIGO stands for: Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory
  10. US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General is: Joseph Dunford (who testified before US Senate committee that ISI has ties with terrorist groups)
  11. Who has currently been appointment as Chairman Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Board, Kamra? Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 4, 2017

  1. On 4th October (today), Nobel Prize 2017 in Chemistry has been awarded to which three scientists? Jacques Dubochet (Switzerland) Joachim Frank (US) and Richard Henderson (UK)
  2. Nobel Prize 2017 in Chemistry was awarded on which pioneering work? For developing Cryo-electron Microsopy (which is a new method of visualizing biomolecules .i.e. molecules found in Zika Virus)
  3. Pakistan’s current ambassador to UN is Maleeha Lodhi. Who was the first representative to UNO? Patras Bukhari
  4. Current Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of Pakistan is: Sartaj Aziz
  5. Which 1500 years old temple is being rehabilitated in Sindh? Shiri Hanu-Man Mandir
  6. Current Director General of International Organization for Migration is: William Lacy Swing (who revealed that if immediate aid is not provided, half million Rohingya Muslims including mainly children, women and elderly people will die.)
  7. Germany Unity Day 2017 was celebrated yesterday as anniversary of: unification of East Germany the Democratic Republic of Germany and West Germany (the Federal Republic of Germany) and united on October 3, 1990
  8. U.S secretary of State, James Mattis, has said that America has an option to cancel Pakistan’s MNNA (Major Non-NATO Ally) status. When this status of Major Non-NATO ally was granted to Pakistan by George W. Bush? 2004
  9. “World Animal Day” is celebrated on: 4th October (Today)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 5, 2017

  1. Today (5th October), at Pir Rakhel Shah Shrine (1851 AD), a suicide bomb blast killed many people. Where this shrine is situated? Town Fateh Pur in Dist. Jhal Magsi (This was not first suicide attack on thethis shrine. In 2005, a suicide bomber killed 35 people at the same place.)
  2. According to Punjab Education Department, 500 teachers was awarded: Education Gold Star award (on International Teachers Day)
  3. When is International Teachers Day celebrated? 5th October
  4. Today (5th October), National Assembly has passed:The Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 (to amend the Election Act 2017) while restoring articles 7B & 7C regarding status of Ahmadis
  5. When did Saudi King Salman made his first visit to Russia? 5th October (today)
  6. Both Russia & Saudi Arabia has signed 3 billion Deals as Russia will supply—–to Saudia? S400 Triump (Russia’s most advanced air defence missile system)
  7. What are possible causes of Saudi-Russia relations?
    • Russia needs new open market for its defence technology (as China & India are becoming self-sufficient).
    • Russia’s economy is stumbling due to Western sanctions (esp. by US)
    • Russia’s increasing influence in Middle East (while US is withdrawing)
    • Both will cooperate to increase oil price—Oil is lifeblood to Russian economy
    • King Salman wants international support for his son Muhammad bin Nayef (his success—next king) who has become unpopular due to his role in Yemen war and Qatar blockade
  8. King of Brunei has celebrated Golden Jubilee (50 years) on throne. His name is? Hassanal Bolkiah (kings from October 1967 to present) He made world’s second reining longest march today.
  9. Who was awarded Nobel Prize 2017 for literature? Kazuo Ishiguro (British) his famous novels are: “The Remains of the Day” & “Never Let Me GO”

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 6, 2017

  1. Today (6th Oct) Who has won Nobel Peace Prize 2017? ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) it is a non-profit, anti-nuclear weapons group
  2. On achievement of which treaty, Nobel Peace Prize 2017 was awarded to ICAN? Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  3. When was ICAN formed? 2007 at Melbourne Australia (Now, its headquarters is at Geneva, Switzerland) it CEO is Beatrice Fihn
  4. Today (6th October), which foreigner has currently awarded Hilal-e-Pakistan (2nd highest civilian award)? Sun Weidong (Chinese retiring Ambassador, for his services to strengthen Pak-China relations) Highest Civilian award is Nishan-e-Pakistan
  5. Current Chairman HEC Punjab is: Prof. Nizamuddin
  6. Currently, which storm has killed many people in America? Tropical Storm Nate
  7. Which Indian Air Force helicopter was crashed today (6 Oct)? Mi-17 V5 (all 7 military personnels died)
  8. Rex Tillerson is the current US secretary of State. Who was the first US secretary of State? Thomas Jefferson (1789)
  9. According to SERRA (State Earthquake Rehabilitation & Reconstruction Authority), how many rupees further required for ongoing construction projects in earthquake 2005 affected areas? 39 billion

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 7, 2017

  1. On 7th October (today),which project has been inaugurated by PM Shahid Khaqan? Kandh Kot Gas Field (in Sindh) Kandh Kot gas field was discovered in 1959 and came into system in 1983.
  2. Charter of Democracy (b/w Benazir Bhutton & Nawaz Sharif) was signed in: 2006
  3. Kachi Canal project (in Balochistan) has been completed at a cost of: Rs. 28 billion
  4. Which country is known as “Land of Golden Pagodas”? Burma (Myanmar)
  5. Which three Americans are Nobel Laureate 2017 in medicine/physiology? Jeffer Hall, Michael Rosbash, Michael Young
  6. Nobel Prize 2017 was given on which discovery? “Biological Clock” (How animals, plants and human adapt their rhythm so that it is synchronized with earth’s revolutions)
  7. Current Minister on National History and Literary Heritage is: Irfan Siddiqui
  8. 7th death anniversary of which poet, novelist and critics was observed on 7th October? Anis Nagi
  9. Currently appointed new US ambassador to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is: Kay Bailey Hutchison
  10. Current DG of UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) is? Irina Bokova
  11. UNESCO (now 195 member countries) was formed in: 16 November 1945

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 8, 2017

  1. The 12th Anniversary of devastating Earthquake 2005 is observed on: 8th October (More than 87,000 died; 1,38000 injured, 3.5 million homeless)
  2. Current Chairperson of OGRA (Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority) is? Ms. Uzma Adil Khan
  3. Eva Airline belongs to: Tiwan
  4. National Disaster Awareness Day is observed on: 8th October (today)
  5. Pakistan’s current Minister for Health Services is: Saira Afzal Tarar
  6. Spain’s Curret PM is: Mariano Rajoy
  7. Accra is the capital of which West African country? Ghana (its currency is Cedi) where currently, a gas station blast killed 7 people
  8. Current Chairman NDMA (Natural Disaster Management Authority which was established in August 17, 2007) is: Lt. Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 9, 2017

  1. Current Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan is: Ali Alizada
  2. Pakistan has suffered economic losses of over: 120 billion dollars in war on terror.
  3. Paksitan’s overall fiscal deficit has been decreased to: 0.9 % in the first quarter of current financial year (as compared to 1.3percent recorded in the first quarter of last year)
  4. Who Director General of WHO (World Health Organization)? Tedros
  5. Dr. Tedros Ahanom Ghebreyesus belongs to: Ethopia (First ever DG elected from Africa)
  6. Current Defence Minister of Ukraine is: General Stepan Poltorak (who currently invited Pakistan’s Minister of Defence to Ukraine)
  7. Current Minister of Defence Production is: Rana Tanveer
  8. Currently appointed new chief of NAB (National Accountability Bureau) is: Justice (R) Javed Iqbal
  9. Which is Asia’s biggest solar park? Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park (in Bahawalpur) which has successfully started contributing to national grid

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 10, 2017

  1. On 10th October (today), The Senate unanimously passed: “The Election (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  2. National Assembly has passed: “The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2017”
  3. Secretary General of GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) is: Dr. Abdul Latif Al-Zayani
  4. Current High Commissioner of New Zealand to Pakistan is: Eammone O Shaughnessy
  5. Current ambassador of Poland to Pakistan is: Piotr A Opalinski
  6. Current Chief Election Commissioner is Sardar Raza While Secretary Election Commission is: Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad
  7. World Mental Health Day is observed on: 10th October (today)
  8. Japan has launched a 4th satellite (of 7 satellites) for a new high-precision global positioning system. What is name of this satellite? Michibik-4 (through a H-2A rocket)
  9. When General Elections 2018 in Thailand are to be held? November
  10. Since 1932, how many military coups have been occurred in Thailand? 12
  11. Bangkok is the capital of which Southeast Asian country? Thailand (its currency is Baht) Nickname of Thailand is “Land of Smiles”
  12. Al-shabaab (a Jihadist fundamentalist groups) belongs to: Somalia

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 11, 2017

  1. Currently, Pakistan’s total debt stands at: 62.5 billion dollars
  2. Whom Pakistan has nominated as a Judge Ad hoc in Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ (International Court of Justice): Tassaduq Hussain Jillani (previous Chief Justice of Pakista)
  3. Current Chairman PEMRA is: Absar Alam
  4. First Deputy Secretary of National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine is: Oleg Gladkovskiy
  5. Current US Ambassador to Pakistan: David Hale
  6. Foreign exchange reserves of Pakistan are about: 20 billion dollars
  7. Current King of Bahrain is: Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa
  8. 50th death anniversary of which revolutionary has been observed on 11th October: Ernesto “Che” Guevara (Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader) Guevara was captured and executed by the Bolivian army on October 9, 1967.
  9. International Day of Girl Child 2017 was observed on: 11th October (today) Its theme was “Empower girls emergency response and resilience planning”
  10. A delegation of UK’s Department for Internatioal Development came to Pakistan. Who led it? Dr Ruth Lawson
  11. Current UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is: Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein
  12. Railways’ revenue, in 2016, has increased from 18 billion (in 2013) to: 40-billion rupees

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 12, 2017

  1. Who 69th birth anniversary was observed on 12th October (today)? Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  2. Current Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is Iqbal Zafar Jhagra while first governor KPK was: Sir George Cunningham
  3. Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Baleegh Ur Rehman
  4. Where 64th session of WHO’s Regional Committee was held on 12th October? Islamabad
  5. In Pakistan, first time “Electronic Voting Machines” will be used during by-election in: NA-4 Peshawar (on 26th October) a voter can vote within26 seconds through this technology
  6. Current Auditor General of Pakistan is: Javed Jahangir
  7. Current IG Punjab is: Arif Nawaz
  8. Where is Pakistan’s first ever Women Resource Centre being established? National Library in Islamabad
  9. IINA (International Islamic News Agency) is a specialized media organ of which international organization? OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation)
  10. Currently, U.S has announced to leave which UN organization? UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Why? US accused UNECO of “Anti-Israel Bias”
  11. UNESCO (1996 countries) was established on: 16 November 1945 (its current head is Irina Bokova & its headquarters is at Paris)
  12. Turky’sCurrent Deputy Prime Minister is: Bekir Bozdag

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 13, 2017

  1. On 13th October (today), PM Shahid Khaqan has inaugurated which oil and gas well project? Jhandhial-I (Jhandhial Attock) It will produce oil (2520 barrel) & gas (21.60 million cubic feet).
  2. A commemorative postage stamp has been launchced by govt. in honour of which person? Maulana Mufti Mahmood (father of Maulana Fazlur Rahman) for his religious & political services
  3. Current Foreign Office Spokesperson of Pakistan is: Nafees Zakariya
  4. Current Chief of General Staff UK Army is: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter (who currently met Qamar Javed Bajwa)
  5. 10th Asia Cup Hockey tournament is being played in: Bangladesh
  6. MENA news agency belongs to: Egypt
  7. Current Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan is: Mehdi Honardost
  8. Current interior minister is Ahsan Iqbal While first interior minister of Pakistan was: Fazlur Rahman (1947-48)
  9. Etihad airways belongs to: UAE
  10. Currently, which Pakistani won first gold medal in World Beach Wrestling? Inayatullah (earlier, he won silver medal in Asian Cadet Wrestling)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 14, 2017

  1. Which actress died on 14th October (today)? Nusrat Ara (Bilbatori character of Ainak Wala Jin)
  2. Current energy projects will add how much power to the national grid? 10,000 megawatt (Interior minister said)
  3. On 14th October, Where did PM Shahid Khaqan inaugurate first coal, clinker and cement terminal? Port Qasim (This terminal can handle 12 million tons coal in bulk)
  4. UNICEF stands for? UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (it was established in 11 December1946 in New York)
  5.  The UNICEF Country Representative to Pakistan is: Angela Kearny (who says that 44% children in Pakistan face stunted growth due to the use of powdered milk)
  6. APP stands for: Associated Press Pakistan
  7. Rome is the capital of: Italy
  8. Current Italian Ambassador to Pakistan is: Stefano Pontecorvo
  9. ANA (All Nippon Airways) is the largest airline of which country? Japan

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 15, 2017

  1. On 15 October, which day is observed? International Day of Rural Women
  2. This year’s theme for the International Day of Rural Women was: “challenges and opportunities in climate-resilient agriculture for gender equality and empowerment of rural women”.
  3. SAARC South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation or SAARC (established on 25 Dec 1985 in Dhaka) has? 8 members (Pak, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives)
  4. Current Ambassador Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan is: Erik Beishembiev
  5. Prague is the capital of which central European country? Czech Republic (its currency is Koruna)
  6. Today (15th Oct), who has won presidential election 2017 of Kyrgystan? Sooronbai Jeenbekov
  7. International White Cane Day was observed on: 15th October (today) for disabled person with visibility disability
  8. When was parliamentary election in Austria held? 15th October (Major parties in this election were Social Democratic Party, Freedom Party (far-right) and People’s Party (conservative)
  9. Which party won Austrian election 2017? People’s Party (its leader Sebastian Kurz will be world’s youngest Chancellor at age 31)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 16, 2017

  1. 66th Martyrdom Anniversary of first PM Liaqat Ali Khan was commemorated on: 16 October 2017 (He was killed in 1951 in Rawalpindi)
  2. Current Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan is: Atadjan Nurlyevich Movlamov
  3. According to PM, Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves stand at: 18 billion dollars (including 14 billion dollars with State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and 4 billion rupees with the commercial banks)
  4. Current CEO of IMF (founded in 1945) is: Christine Lagarde (France) IMF=International Monetry Fund
  5. Headquarter of IMF (its member 189) is at: Washington
  6. Special Representative of the British Prime Minister on Pakistan and Afghanistan is: Owen Jenkins
  7. On 16th October, which day has been celebrated? World Food Day 2017
  8. Newly appointed Afghan Consul General is: Muhammad Moeen Marastial
  9. Who is current IG Frontier Corps? Major General Wasim Ashraf
  10. Where first E-ilaj Telemedicine center in KPK has been established? in Behali area of Mansehra
  11. Mogadishu (where 276 people have currently been killed by terrorists) is the capital of which African country? Somalia (its currency is Shilling)
  12. In Venezuela, who won election 2017? President Nicolas Maduro
  13. Philippinese troops has killed the group leader of Daesh in Southeast Asia. His name is? Isnilon Hapilon
  14. On 16th Oct, Which tropical storm has started battering Ireland’s sourthern cost? Ophelia (it is worst storm in 50 last years of Ireland)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 17, 2017

  1. Current Belarus’ ambassador to Pakistan is: Andrei G. Ermolovich
  2. Minsk is the capital of: Belarus (its currency is Ruble—like Russia) Belarus is landlocked country in Eastern Europe
  3. Portugal’s current Prime Minister is: Antonio Costa
  4. Which countries are part of Horn of Africa (which is peninsula in Northeast Africa)? Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia
  5. Neelum Jhelum Hydro Project will generate how much electricity? 969 megawatt
  6. Where Diamer-Basha Dem is being constructed? On Indus river in Gilgit-Baltistan
  7. Which operation Saudi Arab had launched in Yemen in 2015? Operation Restoring Hope (after Operation Decisive Storm)
  8. Current Saudi Commander of Ground Forces and Commander of Joint Forces for Operations of Restoring Hope is: Lieutenant General Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh.
  9. World Bank’s current Vice President, South Asia Region, is: Annette Dixon
  10. Current AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider who was first PM of AJK? Abdul Hamid Khan (1975-77)
  11. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed on: 17th October (Theme of the day is: “Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies”)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 18, 2017

  1. 9th D-8 (Developing-8) summit is to be held in Turkey on: 20th October
  2. D-8 countries involve: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey
  3. D-8 was established on: June 15, 1997. (Through Istanbul Declaration)
  4. Secretariat of D-8 is at: Istanbul, Turkey (its current Secretary General is Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi (from Iran)
  5. How much amount Japan has granted for polio vaccination in Pakistan? 520 million Yen
  6. Deputy Speaker National Assembly is: Murtaza Javed Abbas
  7. Current Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is: Najam Sethi
  8. Who is the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva is: Farrukh Amil Farrukh Amil
  9. In the Global Slavery Index 2016, Pakistan ranked at position? 3 out of 167 countries (India 1st & China 2nd)
  10. Current British Foreign Secretary is: Boris Johnson
  11. Sri Lanka’s current President is: Maithripala Sirisena while current Prime Minister is: Ranil Wickramasinghe and Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana (whome Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary currently met in Sri Lanka)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 19, 2017

  1. Which militant leader has recently killed by US drone strike? Umer Khalid Khorasani (Jamaatul Ahrar’s chief)
  2. In D-8 (Developing-8) summit, which country is going to hold chairmanship of the organization? Turky (After Pakistan which held this chair from 2014)
  3. Which are major areas of cooperation in D-8 Charter: industry, agriculture and food security, energy, trade, transportation and tourism
  4. Who is going to be formed New Zealand’s youngest leader in last 150 years? Ms. Jacinda Arden (of Labour Party)
  5. Current Director of CIA (Centeral Intelligence Agency) is: Mike Pompeo
  6. Current US vice president is: Mike Pence
  7. Current Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) is: Tariq Fazl Chaudhry
  8. Indonesia’s current Ambassador to Pakistan is: Iwan Suyudhie Amri

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 20, 2017

 

  1. TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Pipeline) gas pipeline project was started in: 13th Decemer 2015 (and will be completed in 2019)
  2. What is theme of D-8 summit 2017 in Turkey? “Expanding Opportunities through Cooperation”
  3. Current US Secretary of State is: Rex Tillerson (who is coming to visit Pakistan as a part of his first visit of Asia as US secretary of State)
  4. Current Inspector General National Highways and Motorway police is: Kaleem Imam
  5. Adis Ababa is the capital of which African landlocked country: Ethiopia (its currency is Birr)
  6. Who is current president of EU (European Union) council? Donald Tusk (from Poland)
  7. On 20th October (today), world’s first floating wind farm has started to operate in Scotland (off-shore). Name of this floating wind farm is? Hywind Project
  8. Japan’s Emperor Akihito will step down on: March 31, 2019, (it will befirst imperial retirement in more than two centuries)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 21, 2017

  1. Current President of Nigeria is: Muhammadu Buhari (who currently met PM Shahid Khaqan today in D8-Summit Turkey)
  2. NATO’s current Secretary General is: Jens Stoltenberg (from Norway)
  3. Current Chairman National Highway Authority is: Shahid Ashraf Tarar
  4. Current President of Azad Kashmir is: Sardar Masood Khan. Who was first president of AJK? Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan
  5. On 21st October (today), G7 (Group of 7) has signed agreement with Google, Facebook, & Twitter to block? Extremism & Terror Talk
  6. G-7 (was founded in 1975 as G-6) consists of which 7 countries? Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US
  7. Current US State Department spokesperson is: Heather Nauert
  8. Antananarivo is the capital of which southeast island of Africa? Madagascar (where currently plague killed 97 people) its currency is Ariary
  9. On 21st October, who won elections in Czech Republic? Andrej Babis (2nd richest man of the country) his centrist party won 30% vote

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 22, 2017

 

  1. On 22nd Oct (today), PM Shahid Khaqan negotiated with Turkish government about plan of purchasing which helicopters from Turkey? T-129
  2. Pakistan’s current Minister for Climate Change is: Mushahidullah Khan
  3. Where has Global Green Growth Week 2017 been observed in October (from 17 to today)? Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Theme of this GGG Week was “Unlocking Africa’s Green Growth Potential”)
  4. When GGGI (Global Green Growth Instititute) was formed? 2012 (in Rio) its headquarters is at Seoul, South Korea
  5. Director General of GGGI is: Dr. Frank Rijsberman
  6. Syria’ s largest oil field is: al-Omar (situated in Deir al-Zor province) which was captured by ISIS but now ISIS is driven out from this area by US-backed militias (Syrian Democratic Army)
  7. Iraq’s current PM is: Haider al-Abadi (who met King Salman in Ryadh on 22nd October—today)
  8. Which country won Asia Hockey Cup today (on 22nd October 2017)? India (by beating South Korea) Pakistan remained 3rd
  9. Current President of Vietnam is: Tran Dai Quang

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 23, 2017

  1. Which bill the Senate has passed on 23rd October (today)? “The Elections [Amendment] Bill, 2017
  2. Other bills introduced in Senate for approval are:
  3. The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2017″
  4. The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017″
  5. The Federal Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2017″
  6. The National Commission on the Status of Women (Amendment) Bill, 2017
  7. The Prevention and Management of Conflict of Interest Bill, 2017″
  8. Philippines’ current President is: Rodrigo Duterte
  9. Pakistan’s current High Commissioner to Sri Lanka is: Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat
  10. Which Saudi Consul General has currently died in Karachi (due to cardia arrest)? Abdullah Abud-Daaim
  11. Current Chairman of Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) fact finding mission is: Med Kaggwa
  12. Current Russian Foreign Minister is: Sergei Lavrov
  13. Whose 6th death anniversary has been observed on 23rd October (today)? Begum Nusrat Bhutto
  14. Tenure of the present assemblies of Pakistan will expire on: 4th June 2018
  15. Today (23rd October), Pakistan’s senate passed which 7 resolutions?

(1)AGPR (Accountant General Pakistan Revenue) should support ECP financially. (2) Separate motorway from Karachi to other cities (3) Better performance of Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute, Karachi (4) Ban on import of luxury items (5) Septarate NADRA offices for women in Mansehra (6) Bio-metric systems in Federal Hospitals for staff attendance (7) revival of textile units of Pakistan

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 24, 2017

  1. Who is Alpha Conde? President of Guinea
  2. UN Resident Coordinator to Pakistan is: Neil Buhne
  3. The 70th Founding Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir state was observed on: 24th October
  4. Current president of European Union’s Parliament: Antonio Tajani

Today (24th October), which Chinese leader has won the same status as Mao Zedong & Deng Xiaoping? President Xi Jinping (his name has also been written in Party’s constitution along with names of two party legends Mao & Xiaoping) Mao made China united after civil war; Xiaoping made it rich; Xi Jinping brought more  unity and wealth to china, by making it more disciplined domestically and strong globally

  1. Tiananmen Square situated in? Beijing (China)
  2. On 24th October, Russia vetoed UN resolution on extending investigation of: Syria gas attacks (for 1 year more)
  3. Which internation day has been observed on 24th October 2017? World Polio Day

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 25, 2017

  1. Current Imam-e-Ka’aba is: Dr Saleh Bin Humaid (who currently attended Cabinet meeting in Pakistan)
  2. 11th Meeting of Pak-Italy Joint Committee on Defence Systems held on: 25 October (today) Lt. General Nicolo Falsperna (Italy’s Deputy Secretary General of Defence) attended this meeting.
  3. At first session of 19th Central Committee of CPC (Communist Party of China), who has been elected as Secretary General of CPC? President Xi Jinping (for 2nd term)
  4. Gilgit-Baltistan Council (chaired by PM) has approved how many rupees budget for next fiscal year? 2.4 billion
  5. Current Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court is: Sheikh Najam ul Hassan
  6. Current Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court is? Anwar Khan Kasi
  7. Members of ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) are: 10
  8. Brazil’s current President is: Michel Temer (who is being accused of corruption charges)
  9. Nairobi is capital of which East African country? Nairobi (its currency is shilling)
  10. Current German President is: Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 26, 2017

  1. PM Shahid Khaqan has signed an agreement for extension in the lease contract period of Saindak Copper-Gold Project (in Chagi Balochistan). This lease contract was made with which country? Metallurgical Corporation of China (Saindak project was started in 1995)
  2. Total numbers of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Nations) are 10
  3. Where is headquarters of ASEAN? Jakarta
  4. India’s current Chief Justice is? Dipak Misra (45th)
  5. Which judge of Accountability court is hearing NAB references against former PM Nawaz and his family? Muhammad Bashir
  6. When NAB (National Accountability Bureau) was formed? 16th November 1999
  7. Who is current Brexit Minister (British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Eunion)? David Davis
  8. Catalonia’s Current president is: Carles Puigdemont (who decided to call a Snap regional election for upcoming 20th December)
  9. Vilnius is the capital of which Baltic state? Lithuania (its currency is Euro)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 27, 2017

  1. On 27th October, CAREC (Central Asian Republics Regional Economic Cooperation) ministrial meeting (16th) was held in: Dushanbe (capital of Tajikistan)
  2. CAREC (established in 1997) has total memberhip as? 11 countries (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzitan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) and 6 multilateral institutions
  3. Current Kenyan President is: Uhuru Kenyatta
  4. By UN investigators, who is held responsible for Sarin gas attacks in Sheikhoun (Idlib)? Syrian Govt.(not rebels)
  5. Who will be the host of FIFA world Cup 2022? Qatar
  6. Current President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale De Football Association) is: Gianni Infantino
  7. In Kashmir, which day was observed as Black Day? 27th October (because India illegally occupied Kashmir on 27th October, 1947)

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 28, 2017

  1. According to Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, How much loss Panama Papers scandal caused in stock market? $ 40 Billion
  2. 4 motorway projects, which have currently been completed, cover how much length? 670 km (M4, 193 km—from FaisalabadGojra; M8, 286—from GawadarHoshab; M2 (Modernized)—from LahoreIslamabd)
  3. Which country has currently agreed to grant duty free access to Pakistan products? Italy (Pakistan’s trade with Italy has increased 1.6 billion Euros in 2016)
  4. Current ambassador of Tunisia to Pakistan is: Adel Elarbi
  5. First multinational anti-terrorism air exercises (between Pak, Tureky, Saudi Arabia) have been concluded in Pakistan, on 29th October (today). These exercises were named as? ACES MEET 2017
  6. Current Chief of Air staff is Sohail Aman while who was first chief of air staff? Zafar Chaudhry (1972-1974) before 1972, this position was named as Commandar-in-Chief of PAF; So, first C-in-C PAF was Allan Perry while first Muslim C-in-C was Asghar Khan
  7. Iraq’s current PM is: Haider al-Abadi
  8. Total members of EU (European Union) are: 28 (EU was established on 1st Nov 1993 as a result of Maastricht Treaty) its HQ is at Brussels
  9. On 28th October, which country has won 3rd Asian Women Hockey Cup 2017 in Brunei? Hong Kon (by beating Pakistan 4-0)
  10. Egypt’s currently appointed chief of army staff is: M. Farid Hegazy
  11. EU foreign policy chief is: Federica Mogherinish
  12. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action the accord with Iran agreed in: July 2015 in Vienna.
  13. Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister is: Soraya Saenz de Santamaria

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 29, 2017

  1. Currently Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Babar is: Yaqoob Fateh
  2. Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate to Sri Lanka is: Maj. Gen (R) Shahid Ahmed Hashmat
  3. Under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, how many energy projects have been completed? 5 Projects (with an installed capacity of 2,520 megawatt of electricity) (1) 320 MW Shaiwal Coal Power Project (2) Hydro China Dawood and (3) Sachal Energy Development wind power projects with 50 MW; (4) 100 MW wind power project in Jhimper, Thatta ((5) Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Park of 300 MW out of 1000 MW
  4. Pakistan’s current ambassador to China is: Masood Khalid
  5. Who has been appointed as Indian government’s interlocutor on Jammu and Kashmir? Dinesh Sharma
  6. Current head of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is: Mohammad Ali Jafari
  7. THAAD stands for: Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (U.S installed this missile defese system in South Korea)
  8. One Day International of ICC Women Championship is being played at: Sharjah (Newzealand beat Pakistan)
  9. Pakistan Post is issuing a commemorative postage stamp of 10 rupees denomination and souvenir sheet of 50 rupees denomination for what? Pakistan ‘s ICC Champion Trophy victory in England. (In addition, a postage stamp of. 8 rupees denomination is also being issued on 125th anniversary of Government Islamia College Lahore)

 

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 30, 2017

 

  1. Currently, how many Indian prisoners (fishermen), Pakistan has decided to release as a goodwill gesture on humanitarian grounds? 68
  2. World Cities Day was observed on? 31st October (today)
  3. Which bill the Senate has passed on 30th October (today)?The Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal (Amendment) Bill, 2017″ by amending the Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal Act, 1991
  4. Total Seats of National Assembly are 342 which includes? 60 seats for women & 10 for religious minorities
  5. Who has been awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz on 30th October? Admiral Zafar Mahmood (Pakistan’s current Naval Chief)
  6. UN Climate Change Conference 2017 will be held in? Bonn (Germany)
  7. Paris Climate Accord (agreement) was signed on: 22nd April 2016 (by 196 countries)
  8. Paris Climate Accord aim at: reducing global warming well below 2 centigrade
  9. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Media Affairs is: Dr Musadik Malik

Today’s Current Affairs MCQs October 31, 2017

  1. Pakistan’s current Minister for Climate Change is: Mushahidullah Khan
  2. Current Director General IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) is: Yukia Amano (from Japan) who has currently said that Iran is fulfilling its commitments under nuclear deal with world’s powers
  3. Headquarters of IAEA (established in 29 July, 1957) is at? Vienna, Austria
  4. Total members of IAEA are: 168 countries
  5. Kinsasha is the capital of which Central African country? Congo (or Zaire) its currency is Franc and Zaire
  6. Current President of Congo is: Joseph Kabila
  7. A two-day international workshop of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Communication was started on 31st October at: Lahore
  8. Current vice president SAARC Chamber, Pakistan chapter, is: Iftikhar Ali Malik
  9. Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation chief is: Ali Akbar Salehi
  10. Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) was formed in: 20th December 1971 (in Paris), its headquarters is at Geneva
  11. Current head of UN food agency is: David Beasley

 

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