Current Affairs Quiz: November 05, 2017

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  1. Name the committee formed by the government of Maharashtra to study the feasibility ofmerging financially weak District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank.
    A) Dinesh Sharma
    B) Partha Mukhopadhay
    C) V Narayanasamy
    D) Yashwant Thorat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Maharashtra government has formed a committee to study the feasibility ofmerging financially weak District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank. The panel, headed by former NABARD chairman Yashwant Thorat, is expected to submit its report in a month’s time. 
  2. As per the latest government notification, it will be mandatory for all new four-wheel automobiles sold from _________________ to have FASTag devices.
    A) February 28, 2018
    B) November 30, 2017
    C) January 1, 2018
    D) December 1, 2017
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : The government made installation of FASTag, a rechargeable card that uses passive radio frequency identification (RFID ) technology to debit toll charges automatically,mandatory for all four-wheel automobiles sold from December 1.
  3. The 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 has been organized in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Nagpur
    C) Kathmandu
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017is inaugurated in New Delhi. This two days 1st Heli Expo India & International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 is organised by Pawan Hans Limited with the theme of ‘Enhancing Connectivity’
  4. According to the global passenger traffic data by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which country experienced the highest domestic air passenger traffic in September 2017?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Russia
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in its global passenger traffic data, revealed that India’s domestic passenger traffic was the highest among major aviation markets at 15.5 per cent in September, followed by China and the Russian Federation.
  5. India has set a Guinness world record of cooking _________ kg khichdi live at the World Food India 2017 event.
    A) 850 kg
    B) 1000 kg
    C) 918 kg
    D) 950 kg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A team of 50 chefs in a government-led initiative created a world record by cooking 918 kg “khichdi” live at the World Food India 2017 event.
  6. Etikoppaka toys which recently received the Geographical Indication tag is a popular art work of which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Etikoppaka toys, popularly known as Lakkapidathalu, have received Geographical Indication by the Registration of Geographical Indication, categorised in class 20 of the toys category. The Etikoppaka toys are not only popular in Andhra Pradesh but also gained their popularity all over the country and abroad over the years.
  7. India successfully tested its indigenously developed light weight ‘Glide’ bomb SAAW. Expand SAAW.
    A) Scientific Anti Aero Weapon
    B) Smart Anti Airfield Weapon
    C) Super Automatic Airfield Weapon
    D) Supersonic Auto Aircraft Weapon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Union Government announced on 3 November 2017 that an indigenously developed light weight ‘Glide’ bomb has been successfully tested in Chandipur in Odisha, marking a major milestone in developing such weapons. The bomb – SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) – was dropped from an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur on November 1. 
  8. Kerala based five-ship Indian naval training flotilla headed by Captain D J Revar is on a visit to which country to foster “bridges of friendship” and expose trainees to foreign waters?
    A) Nepal
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A five-ship Indian naval training flotilla, based in Kerela is on a visit to Sri Lanka to foster “bridges of friendship” between the two countries and expose their trainees to foreign waters. The ships — INS Tir, INS Sujata, INS Sudarshini, INS Shardul and Coast Guard vessel ICGS Sarathi — would be there in the Sri Lankan coast till November 6.
  9. The World Youth Forum 2017 has been organized in which country?
    A) Jordan
    B) Egypt
    C) Israel
    D) Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore is going to attend World Youth Forum, scheduled to be held at Sharam El Shiekh, Egypt from 5th November.
  10. Name the chef that led the team of Chefs for preparing record breaking khichdi during the World Food India 2017 event.
    A) Rakesh Sethi
    B) Sanjeev Kapoor
    C) Imtiaz Qureshi
    D) Satish Gowda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Famous chef Sanjeev Kapoor led the team for the preparation of khichdi. Multi-grains such as rice, bajra, ans ragi, as well as pulses, vegetables and spices were used in the khichdi
  11. As per the report by IATA India’s domestic passenger traffic rose by ­­_______ percent in September 2017 as compared to previous month.
    A) 21.5
    B) 19.7
    C) 15.5
    D) 11.6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) data showed that India’s domestic revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) — which measures actual passenger traffic — rose by 15.5 per cent in September compared with the corresponding month of the previous year.
  12. Name the airline to be named the Airline of the Year for 2018 by AirlineRatings.com.
    A) Singapore Airlines
    B) Bangkok Airways
    C) Air Mauritius
    D) Air New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Air New Zealandhas been named Airline of the Year for 2018. AirlineRatings.com has honoured the airline with its most prestigious award for the fifth consecutive year. 
  13. Who has been selected for the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017?
    A) Amitav Ghosh
    B) Mahasweta Devi
    C) Girish Karnad
    D) Sir VS Naipaul
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Versatile actor and playwright Girish Karnad will be honoured with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017on 19 November 2017.
  14. The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple which has won theUNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017for cultural heritage conservation is located in which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Goa
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam, the sacred shrine temple has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for cultural heritage conservation following the massive renovation and restoration work. It is the first temple in Tamil Nadu to be given the prestigious award from the UN body. 
  15. Who has been named as the ambassador of the 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships?
    A) M C Mary Kom
    B) Laishram Sarita Devi
    C) Sarjubala Devi
    D) Kavita Chahal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom was named ambassador of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships to be held in Guwahati from November 19 to 26.
  16. Saad al-Hariri, who recently resigned from the post served as a Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Bahrain
    B) Saudi Arabia
    C) Oman
    D) Lebanon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Lebanon’s prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.
  17. The government of India has signed an MoU worth Rs ____________ crore with Indian brand Patanjali at the World Food India 2017.
    A) 25,000
    B) 10,000
    C) 17,000
    D) 21,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : A memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Rs 10, 000 Crore was signed between the Government of India (GoI) and Patanjali at the World Food India 2017.
  18. According to the recent notification of the Revenue Department, farmers will not need to quote PAN for cash sale of their produce up to Rs _____ lakh a day.
    A) 3
    B) 1
    C) 2
    D) 4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The revenue department has announced that farmers do not need to quote PAN for cash sale of their produce up to Rs 2 lakh a day.
  19. As per the World Bank, India is expected to become a high-middle income country by which year?
    A) 2050
    B) 2047
    C) 2025
    D) 2035
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Lauding India’s increasing per capita income, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgievasaid she has no doubt that India will be a high-middle income country by 2047when it completes its centenary year of independence. 
  20. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made it mandatory for corporate borrowers having exposure of Rs ______ crore and above to obtain 20-digit Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).
    A) Rs 2 crore
    B) Rs 4 crore
    C) Rs 5 crore
    D) Rs 3 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directed corporate borrowers having exposure of Rs 5 crore and above to mandatorily obtain 20-digit Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). 
  21. Corporate borrowers with fund and non-fund exposure of Rs 1,000 crore and abovewill have to get the unique LEI code by_____________
    A) December 1, 2019
    B) June 30, 2018
    C) March 31, 2019
    D) March 31, 2018
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : RBI said that borrowers with fund and non-fund exposure of Rs 1,000 crore and abovewill have to get the unique LEI code by March 31, 2018. Those having exposure between Rs 500 crore and Rs 1,000 crore have to obtain the LEI code by June 30 and those having between Rs 100 crore and Rs 500 crore by March 31, 2019. Borrowers with bank credit between Rs 50 crore and Rs 100 crore have been given time to comply with LEI provision by December 2019. 

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  22. What is the capital of Lebanon?
    A) Belmopan
    B) Praia
    C) Beirut
    D) Tirana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Extra Knowledge- Currency:Lebanese pound
  23. The 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships has been organized in which city?
    A) Guwahati
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Panaji
    D) Patna
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships event will be held in Guwahati from November 19 to 26.
  24. Name the CEO of the World Bank.
    A) Jose Graziano da Silva
    B) Guy Ryder
    C) António Guterres
    D) Kristalina Georgieva
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Extra knowledge: Headquarter-Washington, D.C., United States and President- Jim Yong Kim
  25. What is the currency of Egypt?
    A) Egyptian peso
    B) Egyptian pound
    C) Egyptian euro
    D) Egyptian dollar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Capital- Cairo

 

 

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