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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 November 2017

Nov 18, 2017 14:02 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 18 November 2017

18 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 Moody’s Investors Service, first WHO Global Ministerial Conference and SAMPRITI 2017 among others.

1. Moody’s Investors Service upgraded India's Sovereign Ratings from its lowest investment grade to which of the following ?
a) Baa1
b) Baa2
c) Baa3
d) Baa4

2. According to Forbes Asia's 50 Richest Families list, Ambani family fetched 1st position for being the richest family in Asia. The second place was occupied by which family?
a) Lee family
b) Kadoorie family
c) Mittal family
d) Ma family

3. Sethurathnam Ravi was recently appointed as Chairman of which organisation?
a) NSE
b) MCX
c) BSE
d) NIFTY

4. Which country approved first pill with digital tracking device?
a) China
b) Nepal
c) Japan
d) USA

5. Who launched Journey of Women Law Reforms and The Law Commission of India Some Insights book ?
a) Venkaiah Naidu  
b) Prakash Javedakar
c) Arun Jaitley  
d) Suresh Menon   

6.
Who was appointed as Ambassador of World Packaging Organisation (WPO)?
a) Naresh Kumar   
b) AVPS Chakravarthi  
c) Suresh Menon  
d) Anand Kumar

7. Which bank collaborated with Paytm to offer short-term instant digital credit?
a) HDFC Bank  
b) IDBI Bank  
c) ICICI Bank   
d) Dena Bank

8. Name the North-eastern state that launched Point of Sale (PoS) for electricity bill payment.
a) Sikkim
b) Tripura
c) Manipur
d) Nagaland

9. Which state government announced to install WiFi in all gram panchayats?
a) Karnataka
b) Maharashtra
c) Gujarat
d) Jharkhand

10. The first WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in Sustainable Development Era’ was held in which country?
a) USA
b) Russia
c) Japan
d) China

11. INS Sarvekshak reached Dar-Es-Salaam for a hydrographic survey. Dar-Es-Salaam is located in which country?
a) Kenya
b) Sudan
c) Tanzania
d) Mozambique

12. SAMPRITI 2017 military exercise was held between India and which country?
a) Nepal
b) Bhutan
c) Sri Lanka
d) Bangladesh

13. India and Poland recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding in which field?
a) Aviation
b) Sports
c) Space research
d) Counter terrorism

14. Recently, the Union Government formed the National Anti-profiteering Authority. The authority will come under which tax regime?
a) Swachh Bharat Cess
b) Goods and Service Tax
c) Service Charge
d) Income Tax

15. Which country launched the Youth for Business-Y4BIZ programme in India?
a) Ireland
b) Japan
c) Germany
d) USA

ANSWERS
1. (b) Baa2
2. (a) Lee family
3. (c) BSE
4. (d) USA
5. (a) Venkaiah Naidu  
6. (b) AVPS Chakravarthi  
7. (c) ICICI Bank   
8. (d) Nagaland
9. (a) Karnataka
10. (b) Russia
11. (c) Tanzania
12. (d) Bangladesh
13. (a) Aviation
14. (b) Goods and Service Tax
15. (d) USA

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