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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 November 2017

Nov 15, 2017 17:07 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 15 November 2017

15 November 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like National Child Awards 2017, World Diabetes Day and world's first fully electric cargo ship among others.

1. Which nation is going to relax its visa rules for Indians?

a) USA
b) Japan
c) Russia
d) Germany

2. The first phase of polls of which state would be beginning on 9 December 2017?

a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Kerala
c) Gujarat
d) Karnataka

3. The 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team Conference was held in which Indian city?

a) Hyderabad
b) Gandhinagar
c) New Delhi
d) Kochi

4. Which child achiever received a gold medal from the President during the conferral of National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement?

a) Akash Manoj
b) Nishant Abhangi
c) Jaysheel Buddhadeo
d) Shahil Dey

5. The National Child Awards 2017 were held on which day?

a) 14 November 2017
b) 11 November 2017
c) 15 November 2017
d) 9 November 2017

6. Which country is the focus country at the 37th India International Trade Fair in New Delhi?

a) Afghanistan
b) Japan
c) Egypt
d) Kyrgyzstan

7. A proposal has been put forward to rename which Indian city?

a) Kochi
b) Hyderabad
c) Indore
d) Bhopal

8. Indian Railways launched which project to upgrade the skill-sets of its workforce?

a) Project Saksham
b) North-South Railway Project
c) Project Unigauge
d) Sagar Mala Project

9. India hosted Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit at which place?

a) Srikakulam
b) Dantewada
c) Kadapa
d) Guntur

10. What is the theme of the 2017 World Diabetes Day (WDD)?

a) Diabetes: Deal with Future
b) Women and diabetes: our right to a healthy future
c) Diabetes: Right to health
d) Diabetes: Protect future of children and women

11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the International Rice Research Institute of the Philippines. Where is the institute located?

a) Quezon
b) Bacolod
c) Los Banos
d) Davos

12. Which ministry launched National Power Portal recently ?

a) Union Ministry of Coal
b) Union Ministry of Railways   
c) Union Ministry of Home Affairs
d) Union Ministry of Power  

13. Name the satellite launched by the Virtual Nation on the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft?

a) Asgardia-1
b) Tera
c) Aura
d) Juno

14. Which country launched world's first fully electric cargo ship?

a) India  
b) Japan
c) China   
d) USA

15. Name the noted Hindustani vocalist of Kirana Gharana who died recently.

a) Jagdish Mohan
b) TR Reddy
c) Deepak Sharma
d) Kamod Pratap

Answers

1.  (b) Japan
2. (c) Gujarat
3. (c) New Delhi
4. (a) Akash Manoj
5. (b) 11 November 2017
6. (d) Kyrgyzstan
7. (c) Indore
8. (a) Project Saksham
9. (b) Dantewada
10. (b) Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future
11.  (c) Los Banos
12.  (d) Union Ministry of Power  
13. (a) Asgardia-1
14. (c) China  
15. (a) Jagdish Mohan

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