Current Affairs Quiz: 17 November 2016 brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 National Children’s Film Festival, World Philosophy Day 2016 and RUSTOM – II among others.

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1. When is the World Philosophy Day 2016 celebrated every year ?
a) First Sunday of November
b) Second Monday of November
c) Third Thursday of November
d) Fourth Saturday of November

Which company launched the photo scanning app named PhotoScan?
a) Facebook
b) Google
c) Microsoft
d) Yahoo

3. DRDO recently successfully carried out maiden flight of which Unmanned Aerial Vehicle?
a) Quimar MQ-1
b) Imperial Eagle
d) Pawan UAV
4. Which state government has permitted its residents to use old 500 and 1000 rupee notes for land registry fee payment?
a) West Bengal
b) Maharashtra
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Telangana

5. Which Chief Minister promised to pay private hospitals 10,000 rupees from CM’s Relief Fund for every patient whose cheque bounces?
a) Mamata Banerjee
b) Devendra Fadnavis
c) Nitish Kumar
d) Arvind Kejriwal

6. Which company tops SBI’s list of willful defaulters?
a) KS Oil
b) Surya Pharmaceuticals
c) GET Power
d) Kingfisher Airlines

7. What was the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Film Festival that concluded recently?
a) Make in India
b) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
c) Swachh Hawa- Swachh Bharat
d) None of the above

8. Which of the following cities was the host of the 2016 National Children’s Film Festival?
a) New Delhi
b) Jodhpur
c) Kolkata
d) Jaipur

9. Joint military exercise Hand in Hand 2016 recently commenced. The exercise is between which two countries?
a) India-Japan
b) China-Pakistan
c) India-China
d) Russia-China

10. More than 20 countries recently signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance at Marrakech, Morocco. The Alliance was first proposed by which of the following countries?
a) Japan
b) India
c) China
d) United Kingdom

11. The Unique Identification Authority of India recently launched a revamped version of its toll-free helpline number. Which of the following is the number?
a) 1947
b) 1945
c) 1946
d) 1990

12. Ministry of Minority affairs launched an exhibition to exhibit the exhibit and promote the arts and artisans from minority communities at 2016 India International Trade Fair in New Delhi. Name the exhibition.
a) Kala Haath Haath
b) Hunar Haat
c) Kala Haat
d) Art Haat

13. Which of the following was declared as the word of the year 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries?
a) Hygge
b) Woke
c) Adulting
d) Post-truth

14. Which of the following became the first state in India to adopt a resolution welcoming the demonetisation scheme of the union government?
a) Punjab
b) Bihar
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Gujarat

15. Name the court that allowed Enforcement Directorate (ED) to send a Letter of Request to the British government for execution of a non-bailable warrant against Lalit Modi and his transfer to India for facing probe in a money laundering case.
a) Special Court in Mumbai
b) Allahabad High Court
c) High Court of Gujarat
d) Supreme Court of India


1. (c) Third Thursday of November
2. (b) Google
3. (c) RUSTOM – II
4. (c) Uttar Pradesh
5. (b) Devendra Fadnavis
6. (d) Kingfisher Airlines
7. (a) Make in India
8. (d) Jaipur
9. (c) India-China
10. (b) India
11. (a) 1947
12. (b) Hunar Haat
13. (d) Post-truth
14. c) Chhattisgarh
15. (a) Special Court in Mumbai

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