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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 November 2016

Nov 18, 2016 19:08 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like limit of exchange of old 500 and 1000 rupees notes, World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016 and 2016 World Internet Conference among others.

1. The Supreme Court held that a child adopted by a Hindu widow will not have any rights on the property of the woman's deceased husband under which Act?
a) The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890
b) Child, Family and Community Service Act, 1931
c) Mother and Child Act, 1911
d) Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

2. The Union Government recently reduced the limit of exchange of old 500 and 1000 rupees notes from 4500 rupees to what amount?
a) 1500 rupees
b) 2000 rupees
c) 2500 rupees
d) 3000 rupees

3. The Union Government recently allowed withdrawal of 2000 rupees cash from which of the following places?
a) Grocery shops
b) Jewellery Shops
c) Petrol Pumps
d) Trading Companies

4. The Union Government recently decided to permit families celebrating weddings to withdraw what amount of cash from their own bank accounts that are KYC compliant?
a) 100000 rupees
b) 150000 rupees
c) 200000 rupees
d) 250000 rupees

What is the theme of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016?
a) It’s time to remember – say NO to road crime!
b) Speed kills – design out speeding
c) Let’s have roads that are safe for all
d) Vital post-crash actions: Medical Care, Investigation, Justice!

6. The Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar recently launched a scheme to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh homes by 2018. What is the scheme called?
a) Bihar Gram Jyoti Yojana
b) Har Ghar Bijli Lagatar
c) MukhyaMantri Ujjwala Yojana
d) None of the above

7. Which of the following Indian actors recently launched the book titled ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’?
a) Twinkle Khanna
b) Shilpa Shetty
c) Bipasha Basu
d) Manisha Koirala

8. The 2016 World Internet Conference was recently held in which of the following countries?
a) India
b) Japan
c) Britain
d) China

Mehbooba Mufti formally launched the World Bank-funded Jhelum-Tawi flood recovery project. The World Bank had agreed to fund how much amount for the project?
a) $150 million
b) $270 million
c) $250 million
d) $350 million

10. Name the sprinter who was recently handed an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency.
a) Makhan Singh
b) Dharambir Singh
c) Paramjit Singh
d) None of the above

11. Who won the 2016 Resorts World Manila Masters?
a) SSP Chawrasia
b) Arjun Atwal
c) Rashid Khan
d) Sam Chien

12. Which country is the latest to withdraw itself from the International Criminal Court?
a) South Africa
b) Russia
c) The Gambia
d) Burundi

13. According to the newly released Oxford Dictionary, which Indian surname was found to be most common in the United Kingdom?
a) Patel
b) Singh
c) Shah
d) Kaur

14. Which NGO was declared unlawful and banned for 5 years by the Union Government in November 2016?
a) Zakat Foundation of India
b) Al – Khidmat
c) Islamic Research Foundation
d) Falah-E- Aam Trust

15. Name the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir who died recently.
a) Sikander Bakht
b) Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai
c) Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
d) Srinivas Kumar Sinha


1. (d) Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956
2. (b) 2000 rupees
3. (c) Petrol Pumps
4. (d) 250000 rupees
5. (d) Vital post-crash actions: Medical Care, Investigation, Justice!
6. (b) Har Ghar Bijli Lagatar
7. (a) Twinkle Khanna
8. (d) China
9. (c) $250 million
10. (b) Dharambir Singh
11. (a) SSP Chawrasia
12. (b) Russia
13. (a) Patel
14. (c) Islamic Research Foundation
15. (d) Srinivas Kumar Sinha

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