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Current Affairs Quiz: 12 November 2016

Nov 12, 2016 12:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Ind-Japan agreements, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation among others.

1. India and Japan in November 2016 signed ten agreements to boost the bilateral cooperation between the two nations. Consider the following statements in context the same
I. Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the Field of Agriculture and Food Related Industry was inked
II. It signed in New Delhi
III. MoC on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Program was inked

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

2. Which state recently received the Union Government’s nod to introduce pneumococcal conjugate vaccine under Universal Immunisation Programme?
a) Chhattisgarh
b) Haryana
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu

3. Which of the following countries will host the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)?
a) Japan
b) Peru
c) Cambodia
d) Laos

4. Name the Tennis star who will once again be a UN goodwill ambassador when her doping ban expires in April 2017 and she returns to international tennis competition.
a) Maria Sharapova
b) Martina Hingis
c) Marion Jones
d) Greg Rusedski

5. Name the person who in November 2016 smashed the 12-year-old national senior record in high jump with an effort of 2.26 meter.
a) Sunil Kumar
b) Chandrapaul Ratni
c) Tejaswin Shankar
d) Harishankar Roy

6.
Which American TV series in the year 2000 predicted win for Trump in Presidential elections?
a) The Smurfs
b) The Simpsons
c) Psych
d) Late Night with Conan O'Brien

7. What was the name of Trump’s Board Game?
a) Trump Shuttle
b) Trump Tower
c) Trump Monopoly
d) Trump

8. Which man is the real brain behind Modi’s currency withdrawal move?
a) Arvind Subramanian
b) Anil Bokil
c) T N Manoharan
d) Arun Jaitley

9.
Name the place in Mizoram where the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu laid the foundation stone for Railway Station Building in November 2016.
a) Aizaw
b) Sairang
c) Kolasib
d) Lunglei

10. As per official data, the industrial production of India in September 2016 grew by what percent?
a) 0.5 percent
b) 0.7 percent
c) 1 percent
d) 1.2 percent

11. As per United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia’s report the Arab Spring protest movement has cost what expenses since 2011.
a) 300 billion dollars
b) 437 billion dollars
c) 521 billion dollars
d) 614 billion dollars

12. Who of the following was accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Chad in November 2016?
a) Ashok K. Amrohi
b) B. Nagabhushana Reddy
c) Abhinav Puri
d) A.K. Ghanashyam

13. Who of the following was appointed as Vice President-elect of US by President-elect Donald Trump?
a) Tim Kaine
b) Melania Trump
c) Mike Pence
d) Ted Cruz

14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the last day of his visit to Japan, reached Kobe from Tokyo by the bullet train. Name the bullet train.
a) Hayabusa
b) Nozomi
c) Shinkansen
d) Aoba

15. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Patti in district Tarntaran of the state. Tarntaran district is located in which state of India?
a) Haryana
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Assam
d) Punjab

ANSWER

1. (c) Only I and III
2. (c) Himachal Pradesh
3. (b) Peru
4. (a) Maria Sharapova
5. (c) Tejaswin Shankar
6. (b) The Simpsons
7. (d) Trump
8. (b) Anil Bokil
9. (b) Sairang
10. (b) 0.7 percent
11. (d) 614 billion dollars
12. (b) B. Nagabhushana Reddy
13. (c) Mike Pence
14. (c) Shinkansen
15. (d) Punjab

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