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Current Affairs Questions on 16 to 20 October 2017 :
Who won the Man Booker Prize for 2017 on 17 October 2017?
A. Mathias Enard (France)
B. George Saunders (US)
C. Roy Jacobsen (Norway)
D. Amos Oz (Israel)
Answer: B
Explanation: George Saunders (United States) won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’.  He was conferred the prestigious award carrying cash prize of £50,000 on 17 October 2017 by the Duchess of Cornwall. Saunders’ novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ is based around a real event: the night in 1862 when Abraham Lincoln buried his 11-year-old son Willie in a Washington cemetery. Saunders is the second American in a row to win the Booker prize, after last year’s winner Paul Beatty. Saunders’ win falls four years after eligibility rules were changed to allow writers of any nationality writing in the English language and published in the UK. There has been fierce criticism of the rule change. In his acceptance speech, Saunders, 58, noted that "we live in a strange time," adding he saw the key question of the era being whether society responded to events with "exclusion and negative projection and violence," or "with love/."

Who is the author of the book “Beyond the Dream Girl”?
A. Vimal Jain
B. Priyanka Pathak Narain
C. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
D. Rajani Bala
Answer: C
Explanation: The biography of actress and BJP MP Hema Malini “Beyond the Dream Girl” has been authored by veteran journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee, which is recently launched on October 16, 2017. The book is published by HarperCollins India and will give readers an in-depth look into her life. It is divided into 23 chapters, covering her childhood, teens, Bollywood, rise as an actor, romance, colleagues, marriage, her second innings, launching Shah Rukh Khan in Dil Aashna Hai — which she directed — her ballet, her political journey and spiritual journey. This book will also have Hemaji’s family tree, which has not been published earlier, and there will be a lot of exclusive unseen photographs from her personal, professional and political spheres.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 19 October 2017 celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF in which state?
A. Jammu and Kashmir
B. Gujarat
C. Rajasthan
D. Assam
Answer: A
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control (LoC), in Jammu and Kashmir. This was the fourth successive Diwali that the Prime Minister has celebrated with jawans on the border. The PM spent two hours with the jawans and addressed them after sharing sweets with them. The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Bipin Rawat, and other senior Army Officers were present on the occasion....... Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK