Current Affairs Quiz: November 13, 2017

Current Affairs 13 November 2017 Quiz

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  1. As per the latest global climate risk index (CRI) released by Berlin based Germanwatch, what is the rank of India in the list of most vulnerable country in the world in terms of facing extreme weather events?
    A) First
    B) Third
    C) Fifth
    D) Sixth
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    According to global climate risk index (CRI), a report by Germanwatch, an independent Berlin-based development and environmental organisation, India is the sixth most vulnerable country in the world in terms of facing extreme weather events with Haiti, Zimbabwe, Fiji, Sri Lanka and Vietnam taking top five positions in the fresh list of nations facing climate risk.
  2. Who has won the 2017 IBSF World Billiards Championship?
    A) Pankaj Advani
    B) Rupesh Shah
    C) Mike Russell
    D) Peter Gilchrist
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinched his 17th world title after thrashing his arch-rival Mike Russell of England in the IBSF World Billiards Championship at Doha, Qatar.
  3. Who among the given has been appointed as the Ombudsmen of All India Football Federation (AIFF) to formulate the constitution?
    A) Narayan Das
    B) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
    C) Bhaskar Ganguly
    D) Nikhil Pujari
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Supreme court of India has appointed former Indian goal-keeper and captain Bhaskar Ganguly as the ombudsman along with S Y Qureshi, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, who has also served as Secretary in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India to formulate the AIFF Constitution within eight weeks.
  4. The foundation stone for the North India’s biggest butterfly park, Butterfly Conservatory Park has been laid down in which city?
    A) Udaipur
    B) Noida
    C) Gurugram
    D) Amritsar
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Foundation stone for Butterfly Conservatory Park was laid in Gurugram, which will be developed on 15 acres in Sector 52 of Gurugram and will be the biggest butterfly park in North India.
  5. The 2017 ASEAN-India Summit is being hosted by which country?
    A) Philippines
    B) Japan
    C) Russia
    D) Australia
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for the Philippines, where he will participate in various bilateral and multilateral programmes, including the India-ASEAN Summit.His visit to the Philippines to attend the India-ASEAN Summit symbolises the country’s commitment to deepening ties with the ASEAN member states and the Indo-Pacific region as part of the ‘Act East Policy’.
  6. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has inaugurated his first global cricket academy in which of these countries?
    A) New York, United States
    B) Dubai, UAE
    C) London, Britain
    D) Mexico City,Mexico
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Two-time World Cup winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurated his first global cricket academy in Dubai, UAE. The facility named the MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) will have coaches from India to train the wards.
  7. According to the report by the Central Pollution Control Board, which city has registered the worst air quality among the 42 cities Indian cities monitored by the board?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Varanasi
    C) Lucknow
    D) New Delhi
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    With an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 491 on the 500-point scale, Varanasi has become the most polluted Indian city among 42 cities, according to data from Central Pollution Control Board. Gurugram was the 2nd most polluted with an AQI of 480.
  8. Name the player who is set to become the first India-born Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter to sign up in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
    A) Manchu Manoj
    B) Arjan Singh Bhullar
    C) Bharat Khandare
    D) Chaitanya Gavali
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Earlier this year Arjan Singh Bhullar became the first Indian to sign up in the UFC. And now, Bharat Khandare is all set to be the first Indian-born Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter in the UFC
  9. Which bank is set to launch fintech survey named India Fintech Opportunities Review to study fintech ecosystem worldwide?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    YES Bank is all set to launch a first-of-its-kind fintech survey. Called India Fintech Opportunities Review, the study will cover India and a few major fintech markets in the world.
  10. The 34th annual conference of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) will be hosted in which Indian city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Bangalore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    For the first time, the nation’s financial capital will host the 34th annual conference of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The two-day conference will be held in the megapolis from November 16 and will be hosted by State Bank, with the theme of ‘Asia’s turn to transform’.
  11. Which of these sports personalities has been conferred with the D.Litt. degree by the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala?
    A) Sakshi Malik
    B) Dipa Karmakar
    C) Babita Kumari
    D) Saina Nehwal
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s star gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been conferred a D.Litt. degree from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala.
  12. Late Ashok Khale was associated with which sports?
    A) Cycling
    B) Athletics
    C) Shooting
    D) Boxing
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran cyclist Ashok Khale, who was recently injured in an accident on the Sion-Panvel highway, has passed away.
  13. Who has been named as the Chairperson of the World Hindu Congress to be held in 2018?
    A) Ami Bera
    B) Mallikarjun Kharge
    C)  Abhaya Asthana
    D) Tulsi Gabbard
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has been named as the chairperson of the World Hindu Congress to be held in Chicago next year. 
  14. Virendra Sanghi who died recently was a well known___________
    A) Director
    B) Journalist
    C) Musician
    D) Author
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior journalist Virendra Sanghi who had worked for the Samachar Bharti and PTI-Bhasha for long period of time, has passed away.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Name the President of All India Football Federation.
    A) Himanta Bishwa Sarma
    B) Vinod Rai
    C) Praful Patel
    D) Narayana Ramachandran
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Headquarter: Delhi
  2. What is the slogan of the Yes Bank?
    A) Where series is a way of life
    B) Smart way to Bank
    C) Banking for all; “Aao Sochein Bada”
    D) Experience Our Expertise
    View Answer
      Option D
  3. Rodrigo Duterte is the President of which country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Austria
    C) Philippines
    D) Vietnam
    View Answer
      Option C
  4. What is the currency of Qatar?
    A) Qatari Riyal
    B) Qatari Dinar
    C) Qatari Ringit
    D) Qatari Franc
    View Answer
      Option A

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