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04 October 2015 Current Affairs
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 7)   The Union Government on ____ announced One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen ?


Ans : (2)

1. 1st sep 2015
2. 5th sep 2015
3. 3rd sep 2015
4. 4th sep 2015
5. 10th sep 2015


Explanation:  The scheme was pending for nearly four decades. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar announced this


8)   Wynk Music App is the new music streaming mobile app launched by …………….?


 Ans : (1)

1. Bharati Airtel
2. Vodafone
4. Aircel
5. None

Explanation: Wynk Music App. It can support Android and IOS Phones

 7)   Which country is granting official pardons to its thousands of convicted war veterans as well as very young and old prisoners meeting certain criteria ? 


Ans : (1)

1. China
2. Japan
3. India
4. Indonesia
5. Nepal

Explanation: To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II . The prisoner amnesty law, promulgated by President Xi Jinping on 29th Aug’15, comes 40 years after China granted an amnesty to war criminals in 1975. Amnesty is a system under the Constitution in China, which has long stressed governing by virtue and laws. This is the eight amnesty granted by the People`s Republic of China since its founding in 1949.


 24) MareDibaba has won the women`s marathon at World Athletics Championships held in which city ? 

Ans : (2)

1. Tokyo
2. Beijing
3. Kaulalampur
4. Cairns
5. Los Angeles


Explanation: Ethiopia`s Mare Dibaba won the women`s marathon at the world athletics championships after a thrilling sprint finish in Beijing. The 25-year-old Dibaba out-kicked Kenya`s Helah Kiprop to win the grueling event by just one second, crossing the finish line in two hours, 27 minutes and 35 seconds. Ethiopia has a long and proud tradition in marathon running but Dibaba was the first Ethiopian female to win the lung-sapping event at the world championships.

 Indian Women’s Hockey team will play in the Olympics which will be held in 2016 after ___ years.


 Ans : (3)

1. 25
2. 26
3. 36
4. 45
4. 46

Explanation: ShaheedSukhdev was the close associate of Bhagat Singh and Rajguru. The trio laid down their lives for the freedom of the country. Punjab government has organised a state level function in the memory of Sukhdev at Ludhiana.