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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 November 2016

Nov 16, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India-Israel agreements, resolution urging withdrawal of demonetization scheme and task force to re-calibrate all ATMs among others.


1. India and Israel inked two agreements on 15 November 2016. Consider the following statements in context to the same.
I. Agreement on water resources management and agriculture was inked.
II. It was inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel
III. Inder Kumar Gujral was the first Indian Prime Minister to Visit Israel

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

2. Which of the following state/union territory recently passed a resolution urging President Pranab Mukherjee to direct the Union Government to withdraw demonetization scheme?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Karnataka
c) West Bengal
d) Delhi

3.
RBI in November 2016 constituted an eight-member task force to re-calibrate all ATMs functioning in India. Who of the following was appointed as the chairman of the task force?
a) SS Mundra
b) NS Vishwanathan
c) R Gandhi
d) Harun R Khan

4. Which of the following states recently became the first in India to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy?
a) Maharashtra
b) Punjab
c) Haryana
d) Uttar Pradesh

5. Who is the winner of the 2016 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence?
a) Ibrahim Ag Idbaltanat
b) Anarkali Kaur Honaryar
c) Joint Action Committee for People's Rights
d) Federal Research and Methodological Center for Tolerance Psychology and Education

6. Who of the following recently won the National Women Premier Championship for the third time?
a) Eesha Karavade
b) S Vijayalakshmi
c) Padmini Rout
d) None of the above

7. Who of the following replaced Cyrus Mistry as the Chairman of the Tata Global Beverages?
a) Ratan Tata
b) Ishaat Hussain
c) Harish Bhat
d) None of the above

8. India and ADB signed 500 million US dollar loan to build country’s longest river bridge across Ganges River. The bridge will be located in which of the following states?
a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Uttarakhand
d) West Bengal

9. US Congress passed a bill seeking to extend sanctions on Iran for another
a) Eight years
b) Five years
c) Ten years
d) Fifteen years

10. Who of the following will captain the Indian senior women's hockey team in the Test Series against Australia to be played at Melbourne from 23 to 30 November 2016?
a) Sunita Lakra
b) Anuradha Devi Thokchom
c) Preeti Dubey
d) Vandana Katariya

11. Name the country that recently ordered over 100 Turkish teachers to leave the country.
a) China
b) Pakistan
c) Russia
d) United States

12. United National General Assembly’s committee recently passed a resolution condemning the situation with human rights in Crimea. The resolution was sponsored by
a) The US
b) France
c) Ukraine
d) Brazil

13. Name the city that is hosting the 2016 World Internet Conference.
a) Lima, Peru
b) Delhi, India
c) Wuzhen, China
d) Moscow, Russia

14. Name the country that approved the extradition of an alleged computer hacker who is accused of snatching data from the US Defense Department, the US Army and the FBI.
a) United Kingdom
b) The Netherlands
c) Germany
d) Russia

15. Name the state that permitted people to pay out the registry fee for their land and property registrations with old bank notes of 500 and 1000 rupees.
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) West Bengal
c) Bihar
d) Kerala

Answer

1. (a) Only I
2. (d) Delhi
3. (a) SS Mundra
4. (a) Maharashtra
5. (d) Federal Research and Methodological Center for Tolerance Psychology and Education
6. (c) Padmini Rout
7. (c) Harish Bhat
8. (a) Bihar
9. (c) ten years
10. (d) Vandana Katariya
11. (b) Pakistan
12. (c) Ukraine
13. (c) Wuzhen, China
14. (a) United Kingdom
15. (a) Uttar Pradesh

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