Current Affairs Quiz: November 27, 2017

Current Affairs 27 November 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who has been appointed as the President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA)?
    A) Subhash Bhamre
    B) Nirmala Sitharaman
    C) Manohar Parrikar
    D) Arun Jaitley
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been elected President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA).
  2. When is the Constitution Day observed?
    A) 23 November
    B) 24 November
    C) 26 November
    D) 25 November
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India.
  3. Name the athlete to win the 2017 Asian Marathon Championship in China?
    A) Ram Yadav
    B) Byambalev Tseveenravdan
    C) Andrey Petrov
    D) Gopi Thonakal
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Gopi Thonakal became the first Indian man to win the Asian Marathon Championship held at China’s Dongguan.
  4. Which country is set to stage the ‘Ayodhya Mahotsav’ in 2018 to depict the cultural heritage of the temple town?
    A) South Korea
    B) Indonesia
    C) Vietnam
    D) North Korea
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    ‘Ayodhya Mahotsav’ would be staged in Seoul and Gimhe cities of South Korea next year to depict the cultural heritage of the temple town. In return, a ‘Korea Festival’ will be held in Lucknow and Ayodhya.
  5. The 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) will be held in which city in the year 2020?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Gurugram
    C) Jaipur
    D) New Delhi
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) will be held in Delhi, India in the year 2020. India won the bid in 2012 at Brisbane, Australia to host the Congress in 2020. 
  6. The Indian government has decided to assist which country in developing and setting up digital locker services?
    A) South Korea
    B) Mauritius
    C) Myanmar
    D) Malaysia
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      Option B
    Explanation:
     India will help Mauritius to set up the Digi Locker service. The government will offer technical support and advisory services to Mauritius. 
  7. The Ajeya Warrior 2017 is a joint army training exercise of Indian Army with which country?
    A) United States of America
    B) United Arab Emirates
    C) United Kingdom
    D) Ukraine
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Indo–United Kingdom joint army training exercise Ajeya Warrior 2017 will be conducted between the Indian and United Kingdom Army from 01 to 14th December 2017.
  8. Mangi Bai Arya died recently at the age of 88. She was a well known ____________
    A) Singer
    B) Classical Dancer
    C) Artist
    D) Interior Decorator
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Rajasthani ‘Maand’ folk singer Mangi Bai Arya passed away following an heart attack.
  9. Which among the given holy shrines has recently been awarded the Most Visited Place of the World honour by London based Book of World Records?
    A) Jagannath Temple
    B) Vaishno Devi Temple
    C) Haji Ali Dargah
    D) Golden Temple
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Shri Harmandir Sahib also known as Golden Temple and the Darbar Sahib has been awarded as the most visited place of the world. The holy Sikh Shrine is situated in Amritsar, Punjab. Book of World Records, London has awarded Harmandir Sahib as the Most Visited Place of the World.
  10. The joint army training exercise Ajeya Warrior 2017 will be held in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Punjab
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Ajeya Warrior 2017 will be held at Mahajan field firing ranges in Rajasthan.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Ameenah Gurib is the President of which country?
    A) Kenya
    B) Somalia
    C) Mauritius
    D) South Korea
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister-Pravind Jugnauth
  2. Lee Nak-yeon is the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Philippines
    B) South Korea
    C) Papua New Guinea
    D) Palau
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital: Seoul; Currency: South Korean won; President: Moon Jae-in.
  3. The Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis was established in which year?
    A) 1965
    B) 1968
    C) 1966
    D) 1967
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA) was set up in 1965 by the Ministry of Defence as an autonomous think tank, and it is customary to have the Defence Minister as its President.
  4. Maand is a famous style of singing of which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
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      Option B
  5. The Constitution of India was adopted in which year?
    A) 1952
    B) 1951
    C) 1950
    D) 1949
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In 2015, the Indian government decided to observe 26th November as ‘Constitution Day’. On this day in 1949, the constitution was adopted which came into force on January 26, 1950 marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India. 

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