Current Affairs Quiz: November 16, 2018

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  1. 16th Association Of South East Nations(ASEAN)-India Breakfast Summit and the 13th East Asia Summit will held in which country?
    A)Singapore
    B)France
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to take part in the 16th Association Of South East Nations(ASEAN)-India Breakfast Summit followed by the 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore.
  2. RBI will release coin of how much denomination to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose hoisting the Tricolor for the first time at Port Blair?
    A)Rs 25
    B)Rs 100
    C)Rs 75
    D)Rs 50
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government will release a Rs 75 coin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose hoisting the Tricolor for the first time at Port Blair.
  3. According to latest World Energy Outlook Report by International Energy Agency,which country is the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India will overtook the USA to become the world’s 2nd biggest emitter of Carbon dioxide from the power sector before 2030 as the nation’s electricity demand skyrockets, the International Energy Agency said in its latest World Energy Outlook.China will remain the biggest emitter.

  4. A four-day regional meeting of the World Customs Organisation began in which city?
    A)Nashik
    B)Pune
    C)Jaipur
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A four-day regional meeting of the World Customs Organisation began in Jaipur with representatives of 33 member countries of Asia attending it.

  5. Indian Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan singh launched which scheme to encourage the young generation to join cooperative business ventures in agriculture and related sectors?
    A)Yuva Rojgar Yojana
    B)Yuva Ahistha Scheme
    C)Yuva Neshtham Scheme
    D)Yuva Sahakar Scheme
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan singh launched a Rs 1000 crore start up scheme“Yuva Sahakar Scheme”to encourage the young generation to join cooperative business ventures in agriculture and related sectors.

  6. Which ministry launched Massive Open Online Course(MMOCs) platform SWAYAM,Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching(ARPIT) and Leadership For Academicians Programme(LEAP)?
    A)Ministry of Finance
    B)Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
    C)Ministry of Human Resources Development
    D)Ministry of Defence
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the was launched recently.The ministry of human resource development also launched Leadership For Academicians Programme(LEAP) which will be implemented through 15 top institutions like IITs, TISS,

  7. Which state government has finalised its new emblem for official use recently?
    A)Bihar
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government has finalised its new emblem for official use, five years after the state’s bifurcation in 2014.

  8. Recently,RBI imposed a penalty of Rs 3 crore on which banks for non-compliance of various norms, including asset classification and KYC?
    A)Deutsche Bank and Nainital Bank
    B)Deutsche Bank and J&K Bank
    C)J&K Bank and Yes Bank
    D)Yes Bank and HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBI said it has imposed a penalty of over Rs 3 crore on Deutsche Bank for non-compliance of various norms, including asset classification and KYC.The RBI also slapped a fine of Rs 3 crore on state owned Jammu and Kashmir Bank for violating similar norms.

  9. Who resigned as Yes Bank’s non executive chairman?
    A)Ashok Chawla
    B)Rana Kapoor
    C)PS Jayakumar
    D)Sunil Mehta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ashok Chawla,Yes Bank’s non executive chairman, stepped down with immediate effect.

  10. The women’s World Boxing Championships begin in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Bengaluru
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The women’s World Boxing Championships begin in Delhi.
  11. Former Indian player Munaf Patel announced his retirement.He belongs to which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Hockey
    D)Basketball
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India fast bowler Munaf Patel has decided to announce his retirement from all forms of the game after 15 years of competitive cricket.

  12. Former midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement.He hails from which country?
    A)Brazil
    B)South Africa
    C)Australia
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former England midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement after making more than 700 appearances for seven clubs including West Ham and Chelsea.

  13. Who was appointed as Apple India Operations Head?
    A)Manisha Jain
    B)Ashish Chowdhary
    C)Michael Coulomb
    D)Shardul Shekhar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation head.

  14. When is World Philosophy Day celebrated every year?
    A)2nd Wednesday of November
    B)1st Sunday of November
    C)4th Saturday of November
    D)3rd Thrusday of November
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Philosophy Day was proclaimed by UNESCO to be celebrated every 3rd Thrusday of November. It was first celebrated on 21 November 2002.

  15. Which state government has decided to observe “Rosogolla Day”on November 14.?

    A)West bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Maharashtra

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Bengal government has decided to observe “Rosogolla Day”on November 14.‘

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Nokia?
    A)UK
    B)Ireland
    C)USA
    D)Finland
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Yes Bank?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

  3. Where is the HQ of International Energy Agency?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

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