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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 November 2017

Nov 16, 2017 15:00 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 16 November 2017

16 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 the topics like JOHAR scheme, International Day for Tolerance and National Green Tribunal among others.

1. President Ramnath Kovind recently launched JOHAR scheme in which state to double income of rural poor?
a) Jharkhand
b) Gujarat
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Rajasthan

2. India’s first offshore desalination plant will be set up by NIOT in which state?
a) Karnataka
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Odisha
d) Kerala

3. The Joint Training Doctrine Indian Armed Forces 2017 was released by whom?
a) General Bipin Rawat
b) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa
c) Admiral Sunil Lanba
d) General Peush Pawsey

4. Which country recently announced to simplify its visa rules for Indians from January 2018?
a) China
b) Dubai
c) Bhutan
d) Japan

5. Which country cancelled a major deal with Chinese company to develop a 1200 MW hydroelectric plant?
a) Nepal
b) Bhutan
c) India
d) Japan

6. The Union Government sanctioned Rs 10000 crores for irrigation purposes for which state?
a) Gujarat  
b) Maharashtra
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu

7. Which country recognized teaching of Yoga as a Sports activity ?
a) Iran   
b) Oman  
c) Saudi Arabia  
d) Dubai

8. When was International Day for Tolerance observed?
a) 14 November
b) 15 November
c) 16 November
d) 17 November

9. The National Green Tribunal has directed which state’s government to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis with immediate effect?
a) Punjab
b) Delhi
c) Haryana
d) Uttar Pradesh

10. The target of installing bio-toilets in all railway coaches has been advanced till when?
a) December 2018
b) December 2017
c) March 2018
d) April 2018

11. Which Indian economist has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board of the Bank of International Settlement?
a) Amartya Kumar Sen
b) Urjit Patel
c) Raghuram Rajan
d) Manmohan Singh

Which actor will be honoured with Personality of the Year Award at IFFI 2017?
a) Shahrukh Khan
b) Akshay Kumar
c) Amitabh Bachchan
d) Priyanka Chopra

13. Ganga Kumari will be the first transgender police constable of which state?
a) Kerala
b) Karnataka
c) Maharashtra
d) Rajasthan

14. The Supreme Court has put a stay on which state high court’s interim order restraining the state government from notifying the law giving quota to minor communities under OBC category.
a) Gujarat
b) Rajasthan
c) Jharkhand
d) Bihar

15. Scientists have discovered oldest evidence of life on earth in which continent?
a) South Africa
b) Australia
c) Asia
d) South America

1. (a) Jharkhand
2. (b) Tamil Nadu
3. (c) Admiral Sunil Lanba
4. (d) Japan
5. (a) Nepal
6. (b) Maharashtra
7. (c) Saudi Arabia  
8. (c) 16 November
9. (b) Delhi
10. (a) December 2018
11. (b) Urjit Patel
12. (c) Amitabh Bachchan
13. (d) Rajasthan
14. (b) Rajasthan
15. (b) Australia

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