Current Affairs Quiz: November 11, 2017

Current Affairs 11 November 2017 Quiz

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  1. Which among the given languages has been declared as the second official language of Telangana by the state government?
    A) Hindi
    B) English
    C) Urdu
    D) Bengali
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao declared Urdu as the state’s second official language. Every office in the state will now have an Urdu speaking officer, he added. First official language is Telugu.
  2. India’s first Cartoon Network branded amusement park Amaazia is set to be established in which city?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Amritsar
    C) Indore
    D) Surat
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Amaazia, India’s first Cartoon Network branded amusement park, will open in Surat, Gujarat in the first quarter of 2019.
  3. The 2017 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit is being held in which country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Vietnam
    C) Russia
    D) Switzerland
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit 2017 began in Da Nand, Vietnam. It is scheduled on 10-11 November.
  4. As per the latest directives of RBI, all banks are required to provide doorstep banking facilities to senior citizens of more than 70 years of age and differently-abled persons by __________
    A) December 25, 2017
    B) January 1, 2018
    C) December 31, 2017
    D) November 30, 2017
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The RBI has asked banks to provide doorstep banking facilities to senior citizens of more than 70 years of age and differently-abled persons by 31st December, 2017
  5. In order to promote religious freedom in India and Sri Lanka, United States has decided to grant nearly $ ________
    A) 400000
    B) 500000
    C) 200000
    D) 600000
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The US has announced a grant of nearly USD 500,000 for organisations which can come up with ideas and projects to promote religious freedom in India and Sri Lanka. The Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, in its notice, said it seeks to “reduce religiously-motivated violence and discrimination in India” through its USD 493,827 programme.
  6. In its 23rd meeting on November 10, 2017, the GST Council has raised the Composition Scheme threshold to Rs ________ crore.
    A) 2
    B) 5
    C) 3
    D) 4
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The GST Council decided to raise Composition Scheme threshold to Rs 2 crore. The Council, which held its 23rd meeting in Guwahati, decided that there will be no inter-state taxes and input tax credit for composition dealers.
  7. The 2017 IEA Ministerial Meeting was organized in which country?
    A) London, England
    B) Dubai, UAE
    C) Paris, France
    D) Moscow, Russia
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Two day International Energy Agency (IEA) Ministerial Meet held in Paris, France. Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh led the Indian delegation in the IEA Ministerial Meet.
  8. Union Finance Ministry in its recent GST Council meet lowered tax rates on 178 items from 28 percent to _____ percent with effect from November 15, 2017.
    A) 20 percent
    B) 22 percent
    C) 15 percent
    D) 18 percent
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that out of 228 items in the 28% tax bracket, 178 have been put into the lower tax category of 18%. It will be applicable from 15th of this month.
  9. Sagar Kavach is a joint security exercise to be held between which two states in November 2017 to strengthen coastal security?
    A) Odisha and West Bengal
    B) Kerala and Goa
    C) Maharashtra and West Bengal
    D) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Aiming to strengthen coastal security along the Odisha and West Bengal coastline, the governments of both states will hold a joint security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ in the Bay of Bengal this November.
  10. Google Arts and Culture has unveiled the first lab experiment of its Future Relics Project in India in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chandigarh
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Announcing the launch of Future Relics, an interactive installation that takes participants on a shared journey, connecting the past with the present whilst looking to the future, Google Arts and Culture unveiled its first lab experiment in India in Mumbai.
  11. The first Military Literature Festival (MLF) of India will be held in which city in December 2017?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Amritsar
    C) Patna
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first Military Literature Festival (MLF) will be held in Chandigarh in December next month as a tribute to the armed forces, whose contributions to the nation remain etched in history as iconic events.
  12. With which among the given Metropolitan cities, the Delhi government has signed a twin city agreement “Establishment of Friendship City Relationship”?
    A) Jakarta
    B) Manila
    C) Tokyo
    D) Seoul
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government signed a twin city agreement with the Seoul Metropolitan Government for strengthening cooperation in the fields of e-governance, transportation, climate change and smart city.
  13. Adidas Football has unveiled the official match ball ____________ for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
    A) Telestar 18
    B) Tango 18
    C) Questra 18
    D) Tricolore 18
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Adidas Football has unveiled the ‘Telestar 18’ official ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15, 2018.
  14. The 2017 Organic World Congress has been organized in which city?
    A) Greater Noida
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Haridwar
    D) Udaipur
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated the three-day Organic World Congress – 2017 being organized at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida.
  15. A.G. Milkha Singh who passed away recently was associated with which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Cricket
    C) Hockey
    D) Wrestling
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India left-hand batsman Amritsar Govind Singh Milkha Singh has passed away following cardiac arrest.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in which country?
    A) India
    B) England
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15 and will see participation of 32 nations.
  2. Where is the APEC headquartered?
    A) London
    B) Paris
    C) Singapore
    D) New York
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
  3. Who is the Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy?
    A) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
    B) Rao Inderjeet Singh
    C) Manik Sarkar
    D) Raj Kumar Singh
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh led the Indian delegation in the IEA Ministerial Meet held in Paris, France
  4. Seoul is the capital city of which country?
    A) Myanmar
    B) South Korea
    C) Malaysia
    D) Kyrgyzstan
    View Answer
      Option B
  5. What is the capital of Vietnam?
    A) Phnom Penh
    B) Vientiane
    C) Hanoi
    D) Kuala Lumpur
    View Answer
      Option C

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