Current Affairs Quiz: November 04, 2017

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  1. Name the business tycoon to top the Forbes’s annual list of India’s 100 richest tycoons 2017.
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Azim Premji
    C) Nusli Wadia
    D) Dilip Shanghvi
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    Option A
    Explanation:  With a net worth of $38 billion, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes’ annual list of India’s 100 richest tycoons of 2017. he is followed by Wipro’s Azim Premji and Hinduja family
  2. Who has been named to be the next US Ambassador to India by the US Senate?
    A) Richard Verma
    B) Kenneth Juster
    C) Roy Blunt
    D) Mark Warner
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    Option B
    Explanation: The US Senate has confirmed by a voice vote the nomination of Kenneth Juster as the next US Ambassador to India.  
  3. Dina Wadia who died recently was the daughter of which famous politician?
    A) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
    B) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
    C) Ahmad Shah Durrani
    D) Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
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    Option A
    Explanation:  Dina Wadia, daughter of Pakistan’s founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, has passed away. She was 98.
  4. Name the firm to win the prestigious ‘Dun & Bradstreet – Everest Infra Awards 2017’ under Infrastructure Project category.
    A) A To Z Solar Power
    B) Tata Power Solar
    C) Sun Power
    D) SS Industries
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    Option B
    Explanation: Tata Power Solar has won ‘Dun & Bradstreet – Everest Infra Awards 2017’ under Infrastructure Project category for commissioning India’s largest solar project under Domestic Content Requirement for NTPC at Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Who has been recently appointed as Additional Director General of the Border Security Force?
    A) D K Arya
    B) Birbal Nath
    C) K.K Sharma
    D) Nasir Kamal
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    Option D
    Explanation:  Nasir Kamal, IPS (UP:86), has been appointed as Additional Director General of the Border Security Force.
  6. Name the ace shooter to win the 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships in the 50m pistol event.
    A) Amanpreet
    B) Jitu Rai
    C) Prakash Nanjappa
    D) Gagan Narang
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    Option C
    Explanation: Prakash Nanjappa won the coveted gold medal with a score of 222.4 in the 50m pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals respectively  
  7.  The 2017 ranking of the ATP World Tour has been topped by which player?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Rafael Nadal
    C) Pablo Cuevas
    D) Alexander Zverev
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    Option B
    Explanation: Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in the ATP Rankings following his victory over South Korean talent Chung Hyeon in the second round of the Paris Masters. This is his fourth time to be crowned world No.1 at the end of the season, after 2008, 2010 and 2013
  8. Name the winner of the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017?
    A) Raghuveer Chaudhary
    B) Shankha Ghosh
    C) Krishna Sobti 
    D) Kedarnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: Eminent Hindi Litterateur Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 for her path-breaking contribution to Indian literature. Jnanpith is the highest literary award of the country
  9. According to a report by Nomura, the current account deficit (CAD) of India for the financial year 2017-18 is expected to be around ________ percent of gross domestic product (GDP)
    A) 2.1
    B) 1.5
    C) 1.0
    D) 2.9
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    Option B
    Explanation:  According to the Japanese financial services major, Nomura’s report, India’s current account deficit (CAD) for this financial year is expected to be around $40 billion, or 1.5% of gross domestic product (GDP).
  10. ONGC has received the Union Cabinet’s nod to acquire majority stake in which of the given PSU  on November 1, 2017?
    A) HPCL
    B) IOCL
    C) BPCL
    D) Reliance Industries Limited
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    Option A
    Explanation:  ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) has received the Information Memorandum from the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management for acquiring majority stake in fellow public sector undertaking HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum).
  11. Android based ‘INBOX’ messaging platform has been unveiled by which app?
    A) Whatsapp
    B) Paytm
    C) Viber
    D) Google Hangouts
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: Popular mobile-based digital payment platform Paytm launched ‘Inbox’, a messaging service that will allow consumers to chat with friends and family, and send and request money at the same time.
  12. Yes bank has signed an MoU with the Government of India on November 3, 2017 to provide financial assistance of Rs _____ crore for food processing projects.
    A) Rs 2100 crore
    B) Rs 2700 crore
    C) Rs 1700 crore
    D) Rs 1000 crore
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    Option D
    Explanation:  Private sector lender Yes Bank signed an agreement with the government to provide Rs 1,000 crore financing for food processing projects. 
  13. The India Post Payments Bank is set to become operational in all 650 districts of the country by _________
    A) December 2017
    B) April 2018
    C) January 2018
    D) October 2018
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    Option B
    Explanation:  The government has announced that India Post Payments Bank will become operational in all 650 districts of the country by April next year.
  14. A female Dolphin named _________ died recently after breaking record of over four decades in captivity.
    A) Naina
    B) Nino
    C) Nana
    D) Nimi
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    Option C
    Explanation:  A female bottlenose dolphin named ‘Nana’, thought to be around 47 years old, has died at a Japanese aquarium only weeks after breaking a national record of more than four decades in captivity.
  15. Kazakhstan is set to change its name to Qazaqstan by which year in an effort to switch from Cyrillic to a Latin-based script?
    A) 2022
    B) 2020
    C) 2021
    D) 2025
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    Option D
    Explanation:  Kazakhstan is changing its name to Qazaqstan as part of a transition from Cyrillic to a Latin-based script. A national commission will be set up to oversee the transition, which will be completed by 2025.
  16. The two days international Conference on “Ramayan Circuit and Mithila-Awadh Relations”  has been organized in which country on November 3, 2017?
    A) Nepal
    B) India
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Myanmar
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    Option A
    Explanation:  An international Conference on “Ramayan Circuit and Mithila-Awadh Relations” started at Janakpur in Nepal. Eminent experts from India and Nepal are participating in this 2 day event.
  17. Sagar Kavach, two days coastal security exercise, will be organized in which state on November 8, 2017?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Goa
    D) Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation: Coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’, in which several security and intelligence agencies are expected to participate, will be held off the Goa coast on November 8 and 9, 2017.
  18. Sonepur Cattle Fair is an annual event held in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
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    Option B
    Explanation:  Sonepur cattle fair, considered as Asia’s largest such, kicked-off in Bihar. The cattle fair is held annually, beginning on Kartik Poornima, at Sonepur in Saran district, about 30 km from Patna. It will continue for a month
  19. The World’s highest motorable road has been constructed in which of the given regions?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Lhasa
    C) Himalayas
    D) Leh
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    Option A
    Explanation:  The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed theworld’s highest motorable road in the cold desert of Ladakh, which has boosted the troop movement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern sector.
  20. As per a new notification by the government of India, the last date to link the Aadhaar- Mobile Number is __________
    A) April 30, 2018
    B) December 31, 2017
    C) February 6, 2018
    D) January 1, 2018
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    Option C
    Explanation: The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that Aadhaar and mobile number must be linked by February 6, 2018. The Centre said it was the SC which had mandated Aadhaar-mobile number linking on February 6, giving a window of one year.
  21. Name the Pan India scholarship program recently launched by the government to increase the reach of Philately.
    A) SPARSH
    B) SAHAYATA
    C) SAKSHAM
    D) SURAKSHA
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    Option A
    Explanation:  A Pan India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana has been launched by the government to increase the reach of Philately.
  22. The World Food India 2017 has been organized in which city?
    A) Jodhpur
    B) Lucknow
    C) Hyderabad
    D) New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the World Food India 2017 event, at Vigyan Bhavan, in New Delhi.The three day-long event, organised by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, is set to host a congregation of global investors and business leaders of major food companies from November 3 to 5 in New Delhi.
  23. The maximum amount of scholarship under the Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana has been fixed at Rs ______ per annum.
    A) 5000
    B) 2000
    C) 6000
    D) 7000
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:  Every Postal Circle will select a maximum of 40 scholarships representing 10 students each from Standard VI, VII, VIII & IX. The amount of Scholarship will be Rs. 6000/- per annum @ Rs. 500/- per month
  24. Which among the given is not the partner company to the World Food India 2017?
    A) Germany
    B) China
    C) Japan
    D) Denmark
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    Option B
    Explanation:  Germany, Japan and Denmark are partner countries to World Food India, while Italy and the Netherlands are the focus countries.
  25. The Union cabinet has approved the extension of the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) as RKVY-RAFTAAR for fiscals 2017-18 to ________.
    A) 2018-19
    B) 2019-20
    C) 2020-21
    D) 2021-22
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by PM Modi approved extension of the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) as RKVY-RAFTAAR for fiscals 2017-18 to 2019-20
  26. Union government has approved financial allocation of Rs ______ crore for the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana – Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR).
    A) Rs 15,722 crore
    B) Rs 11,250 crore
    C) Rs 13,500 crore
    D) Rs 17,910 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:  The financial allocation of the scheme will be Rs 15,722 crore, with an objective to make farming a remunerative activity through strengthening farmers’ efforts, risk mitigation and promoting agribusiness entrepreneurship.  
  27. Jnanpith Award is a prestigious award given annually for contribution towards _________
    A) Arts
    B) literature
    C) Sports
    D) Mathematics
    View Answer
    Option B
  28. What is the capital of Kazakhstan?
    A) Tashkent
    B) Bishkek
    C) Dushanbe
    D) Astana
    View Answer
    Option D
  29. Yes Bank is headquartered at__________?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Allahabad
    View Answer
    Option B
  30. Name the president of Nepal.
    A) Sher Bahadur Deuba
    B) Deep Kumar Upadhyay
    C) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    D) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
    View Answer
    Option D

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