Current Affairs Quiz: November 07, 2017

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  1. Exercise Sampriti is a joint military exercise between which two nations?
    A) Nepal and India
    B) India and Bangladesh
    C) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
    D)Sri Lanka and Nepal
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian and the Bangladeshi army are all set to take part in an intensive combat exercise “Exercise Sampriti” at November 6 to 18.
  2. Name the firm to win the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the “General Insurance Company of the Year” category.
    A) Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited
    B) Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited
    C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company
    D) Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company, a joint venture between integrated healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals Group, and the Munich Re Group was conferred with the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the “General Insurance Company of the Year” category.
  3. India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility has been set up in which state by Tata Steel?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Bihar
    C) Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Tata Steel has established India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility, capable of handling 200 metric tonnes per hour, at its state-of-the-art steel plant at Kalinganagar Industrial Complex in Jajpur district of Odisha.
  4. The 2017 Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open has been won by ____________
    A) Aditi Ashok
    B) Cheyenne Woods
    C) Georgia Hall
    D) Camilla Lennarth
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Young Indian golfer Aditi Ashok made a triumphant return to the Ladies European Tour (LET) by clinching the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open.
  5. Which among the given countries has recently handed over its instrument accession to the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
    A) Guinea
    B) Sierra Leone
    C) Mali
    D) Ivory Coast
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Guinea handed over country’s instrument accession to the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA).
  6. The 2017 edition of the exercise Sampriti is being held in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Mizoram
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Manipur
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The 2017 edition of Exercise Sampriti is being held at India’s Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram from November 6 to 18. The military combat exercise is organised to conduct counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in a semi-mountainous jungle terrain to bolster bilateral military ties.
  7. Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary?
    A) Kamal Pande
    B) B. K. Chaturvedi
    C) Hasmukh Adhia
    D) Ajit Seth
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been designated as the new Finance Secretary. Adhia is a 1981 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre
  8. Which among the given movies has won the Best Short Film Award at the 2017 South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM)?
    A) Aaba
    B) The School Bag
    C) Kriti
    D) Taandav
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian short film “The School Bag”, which tells a story based in Pakistan, has won the Best Short Film Award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM). The film is directed by Dheeraj Jindal.
  9. Balijatra festival is celebrated in which of the given Indian states?
    A) Goa
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The annual ‘Balijatra’ festival was inaugurated at the Gadagadia ghat in Cuttack, Odisha on the banks of river Mahanadi.
  10. The International Solar Alliance(ISA)is headquartered at ______________
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Punjab
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Solar Alliance(ISA) is an alliance of more than 121 countries working for efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.  Founder of ISA is  Narendra Modi with its headquarters at Gwal Pahari, Gurugram, Haryana.
  11. What is the capital of Guinea?
    A) Freetown
    B) Conakry
    C) Monrovia
    D) Bissau
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
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