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Current Affairs Quiz: 17 November 2017

Nov 17, 2017 16:21 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 17 November 2017

17 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 Saubhagya Web-Portal, Forbes List of Asia's Richest Families and Moody upgraded India's Sovereign Rating among others.

1. Which Union Minister launched Saubhagya Web-Portal?
a) RK Singh  
b) Narayana Swamy   
c) Suresh Prabhu  
d) Arun Jaitley

2. Who was appointed as the chairman of the BSE?
a) Naresh Kumar  
b) Sethurathnam Ravi
c) Dhirendra Swarup
d) Narayana Swamy

3. Which Indian Businessman topped Forbes List of Asia's Richest Families recently ?
a) Gautam Adani   
b) Adi Godrej  
c) Mukesh Ambani  
d) Azim Premji

Which state hosted its first ever hot-air balloon festival?
a) Telangana
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Andhra Pradesh  

5. Which country will host the Global Conference on Cyber Space for first time ever ?
a) India
b) Canada  
c) Bulgaria    
d) Albania

6. After how many years Moody upgraded India's Sovereign Rating?
a) 12 years   
b) 14 years  
c) 16 years  
d) 20 years

Which state bagged an international award from Abu Dhabi recently?
a) Kerala  
b) West Bengal   
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Bihar

8. Kunwar Narayan, who passed away recently, belonged to which field?
a) Politics
b) Journalism
c) Literature
d) Poetry

9. Former MP Abdul Mannan Hossain, who passed away recently, belonged to which state?
a) West Bengal
b) Maharashtra
c) Haryana
d) Gujarat

10. Name the India’s longest expressway that will soon provide free Wi-Fi services along its length?
a) Yamuna Expressway
b) Agra to Lucknow Expressway
c) Chennai Bypass
d) Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway

11. When is the National Press Day (NPD) celebrated every year in India?
a) 14 November
b) 15 November
c) 16 November
d) 17 November

12. The Union Government decided to introduce BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi from which year?
a) 2018
b) 2019
c) 2020
d) 2022

13. Where was the Aadi Mahotsav Tribal Festival held?
a) Delhi
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Haryana
d) Punjab

14. Which country organised 4th Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour?
a) Bolivia
b) Brazil
c) Guyana
d) Argentina

15. Which country recently voted to legalise same-sex marriage?
a) USA
b) Australia
c) China
d) New Zealand

1. (a) RK Singh  
2. (b) Sethurathnam Ravi
3. (c) Mukesh Ambani  
4. (d) Andhra Pradesh
5. (a) India
6. (b) 14 years  
7. (c) Andhra Pradesh
8. (d) Poetry
9. (a) West Bengal
10. (b) Agra to Lucknow Expressway
11. (c) 16 November
12. (a) 2018
13. (a) Delhi
14. (d) Argentina
15. (b) Australia

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