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Current Affairs Quiz: 11 November 2016

Nov 11, 2016 17:45 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Smart India Hackthon 2017, Lakshya Bhagirathi campaign and pulsar navigation satellite XPNAV-1 among others.

1. Consider the following statement about Smart India Hackthon 2017 launched recently:
I. It is the world's largest nation-Building Digital Initiative.
II. It was launched by Ministry of Science and Technology.
III. It is a pan-India 36-hour nonstop digital programming competition.

Choose the correct option:
a) Only I
b) I and II
c) I and III
d) II and III

2. Which national building initiative was launched by Union Government recently?
a) Digital India
b) Skill India
c) Standup India
d) Smart India Hackathon

3. Which state launched Lakshya Bhagirathi campaign to complete the irrigation projects?
a) Chhattisgarh
b) Jharkhand
c) Maharashtra
d) Punjab

4. Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer recently decided to quit the company. Identify him.
a) Adam Bain
b) Anthony Noto
c) Jack Dorsey
d) Evan Williams

5. Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain recently decided to quit the company. Who of the following will take over the position after his exit?
a) Adam Bain
b) Jack Dorsey
c) Evan Williams
d) Anthony Noto

6. Who of the following was re-elected as the Director-General of the International Labour Organisation?
a) Adam Bain
b) Guy Ryder
c) Jack Dorsey
d) Evan Williams

7. The Competition Commission of India would host the 2018 ICN Annual Conference at New Delhi. Which of the following will host the 2017 ICN Annual Conference?
a) Competition Commission of Singapore
b) Malaysia Competition Commission
c) Portuguese Competition Authority
d) None of the above

8. Which of the following women’s teams won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament?
a) Mumbai's Western Railways
b) Haryana XI
c) Indian Railways
d) None of the above

9. Who among the following was not selected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by the Karnataka Lalithakala Academy?
a) Baburao V Nadoni
b) KK Makali
c) Marta Jakimowicz
d) Leonard Cohen

10. Which country launched the pulsar navigation satellite XPNAV-1?
a) Japan
b) China
c) India
d) Russia

11. When is the World Diabetes Day observed every year?
a) 11 November
b) 12 November
c) 13 November
d) 14 November

12. Name the noted geophysicist who passed away recently and was a former Director-grade scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute?
a) Janardhan G Negi
b) Lakshay Bhagirath
c) Aniruddha Rajput
d) Vishwa Jayapal

13. For benefit of farmers, the Rajasthan government recently organised a three-day meet GRAM in Jaipur. What is the full form of GRAM?
a) Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet
b) Grand Revolution by the Agricultural Merchants
c) Grid Resource Allocation Meet
d) Global Resource Allocation and Management

14. Who has been appointed as the Interim Chairman of TCS?
a) N. Chandrasekaran
b) Subodh Bhargava
c) Ishaat Hussain
d) Nusli Neville Wadia

15. When did the protocol amending the Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) signed between India and Japan become effective?
a) 30 October 2016
b) 11 December 2015
c) 29 October 2016
d) 5 November 2016

ANSWER
1. (c) I and III
2. (d) Smart India Hackathon
3. (a) Chhattisgarh
4. (a) Adam Bain
5. (d) Anthony Noto
6. (b) Guy Ryder
7. (c) Portuguese Competition Authority
8. (a) Mumbai's Western Railways
9. (d) Leonard Cohen
10. (b) China
11. (d) 14 November
12. (a) Janardhan G Negi
13. (a) Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet
14. (c) Ishaat Hussain
15.(c) 29 October 2016

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