Current Affairs Quiz: November 22, 2017

Current Affairs 22 November 2017 Quiz

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  1. Sri Lankan Prime Minister is on a 4 day visit to India from November 21, 2017 with an aim of boosting bilateral ties. Name the PM of Sri Lanka.
    A) Maithripala Sirisena
    B) Ranil Wickremesinghe
    C) Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
    D) Ranasinghe Premadasa
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      Option B
    Explanation: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has arrived in Bengaluru on four-day visit to India. He will be taking part at the opening ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyberspace which will take place on 23rd & 24th of November 2017 in New Delhi.
  2. Who among the given has become the first South India actress to be bestowed with the UNICEF celebrity advocate status on November 20, 2017?
    A) Kajal Aggarwal
    B) Ileana D’Cruz
    C) Trisha Krishnan
    D) Taapsee Pannu
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      Option C
    Explanation: Actor Trisha Krishnan was conferred the UNICEF celebrity advocate status for child rights at an event held in Chennai on Monday. She is the first actor from the South Indian film industry to receive this honour, which was previously bestowed upon Bollywood celebrities like Nandita Das, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Raveena Tandon.
  3. Late Shri Bhagwati Prasad was the former Chief Justice of which High Court?
    A) Bombay High Court
    B) Chhattisgarh High Court
    C) Jharkhand High Court
    D) Himachal Pradesh High Court
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      Option C
    Explanation: Former chief justice of the Jharkhand High Court Bhagwati Prasad has passed away.
  4. Which team has won the second edition of the Hockey India 5-a-side Senior Men’s National Championship 2017 title?
    A) Hockey Uttar Pradesh
    B) Hockey Maharashtra
    C) Hockey Haryana
    D) Hockey Karnataka
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      Option D
    Explanation: Hockey Karnataka clinched the second edition of the Hockey India 5-a-side Senior Men’s National Championship 2017 title after beating Hockey Haryana 4-3 in a tense penalty shootout at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium, Balewadi, Pune.
  5. Who has been appointed as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV?
    A) Claude Mellins
    B) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    C) Angela Aidala
    D) Anthony S. Fauci
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      Option B
    Explanation: Acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.
  6. Name the Indian Justice who has been re-elected as the fifth judge to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on November 21, 2017?
    A) Dalveer Bhandari
    B) Vikramajit Sen
    C) Prafulla Chandra Pant
    D) M. Y. Eqbal
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      Option A
    Explanation: India’s nominee Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected as the fifth judge to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the United Kingdom withdrew the nomination of Christopher Greenwood.
  7. What is the rank of Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the recently released ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen?
    A) Third
    B) Fifth
    C) Fourth
    D) First
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      Option B
    Explanation: In Test rankings announced, India’s captain Virat Kohli replaced Australian opener David Warner to grab the 5th spot in the rankings for Test batsmen. Australia captain Steve Smith leads the chart with his England counterpart Joe Root in second position.
  8. The World’s biggest toilet pot model has been unveiled in which state on the occasion of World Toilet Day?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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      Option A
    Explanation: World’s biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the ‘Trump village’, in Gurugram, Haryanaon the World Toilet Day on Sunday in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets.
  9. What is the rank of India in the IMD World Talent Rankings 2017?
    A) 59
    B) 65
    C) 51
    D) 62
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      Option C
    Explanation: India has improved its ranking by three notches to 51 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD.
  10. Name the cricket player to attain top most spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.
    A) David Warner
    B) Steve Smith
    C) Joe Root
    D) Kane Williamson
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      Option B
    Explanation: Australia captain Steve Smith leads the chart with his England counterpart Joe Root in second position.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Which of the following villages in Haryana is popularly known as Trump village?
    A) Mandheri
    B) Marora
    C) Mahola
    D) Manheru
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      Option B
    Explanation: The nondescript Marora village, with a population of 1,800, in Mewat region of Haryana was in June rechristened as ‘Trump village’ by NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation in a gesture to U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington.
  2. The 5th edition of Global Conference on Cyberspace will be held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Bangalore
    C) Gurugram
    D) Mumbai
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      Option A
    Explanation: India, for the first time ever, is going to host the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS), one of the world’s largest conferences in the field of Cyber Space and related issues, on 23 & 24 November 2017, at Aerocity, New Delhi. The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the mega event.
  3. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has its headquarter at__________
    A) City of Brussels, Belgium
    B) Paris, France
    C) Berlin, Germany
    D) The Hague, Netherlands
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      Option D
    Explanation: Extra knowledge-Established in 1945, the ICJ is composed of 15 judges, who are elected by an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and Security Council.
  4. Where is the headquarter of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) New York, United States
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
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      Option C
    Explanation:  CEO-Michel Sidibe
  5. Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium is located in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
      Option C

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