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Current Affairs Quiz: 19 November 2016

Nov 19, 2016 15:02 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like SONAR systems inducted in Indian Navy, 2016 World Internet Conference and world’s fastest supercomputer in the TOP500 list among others.

1.    The Indian Navy recently inducted four SONAR systems to boosts its underwater surveillance capabilities. Which of the following is NOT one of these four systems?
a)    AIDSS
b)    ABHAY
c)    HUMSA-UG
d)    PACS

2.    Who was named as the National Security Advisor by Donald Trump, the new President-elect of the USA?
a)    John O. Brennan
b)    Mike Flynn
c)    George J. Tenet
d)    Mike Pompeo

3.    Who of the following was recently appointed the Head Coach of the Mumbai Indians team of the IPL?
a)    Ricky Ponting
b)    Sachin Tendulkar
c)    Mahela Jayawardene
d)    None of the above

4.    What was the theme of the 2016 World Internet Conference that was held in Wuzhen, China?
a)    Mutual-learning among Civilizations and Development of the Internet Culture
b)    Development of the Internet Culture
c)    Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace
d)    Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace

5.    Which of the following machines was recently named as the world’s fastest supercomputer in the TOP500 list?
a)    Sunway TaihuLight
b)    Cori
c)    IBM Sequoia Supercomputer
d)    Tianhe-2

6.    People can dispense cash up to 2000 rupees through debit card swipe at some selected IOCL, BPCL and HPCL petrol pumps. The initiative was launched by public sector oil companies in association with which bank?
a)    SBI
b)    Axis Bank
c)    HDFC
d)    IDBI

7.    Who was appointed as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by Donald Trump, the new President-elect of the USA?
a)    John O. Brennan
b)    Mike Flynn
c)    George J. Tenet
d)    Mike Pompeo

8.    World Toilet Day was observed on 19 November 2016 with which theme?
a)    Toilets and jobs
b)    I give a shit, do you?
c)    Equality and dignity
d)    Toilets and nutrition

9.    The International Conference on Brucellosis 2016 was inaugurated in which of the following cities?
a)    Tokyo
b)    New Delhi
c)    Washington DC
d)    Dhaka

10.    Which of the following countries surpassed Saudi Arabia to become India’s top crude oil supplier?
a)    Canada
b)    Kuwait
c)    Libya
d)    Iran

11.    Which regional development organization recently granted a loan assistance of 1000 million US dollar to Power Grid Corporation of India?
a)    Economic Development Organization
b)    Asian Development Bank
c)    International Energy Agency
d)    International Energy Agency

12.    How much Minimum Support Price was hiked in wheat by the Union Government for 2016-17?
a)    Rupees 100 per quintal
b)    Rupees 110 per quintal
c)    Rupees 150 per quintal
d)    Rupees 200 per quintal

13.    Dharambir Singh was recently handed an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency. He belongs to which of the following sports?
a)    High Jump
b)    Javelin Throw
c)    Sprint
d)    Boxing

14.    Which of the following countries conducted the 2016 Raad ul Barq– Strike of thunder military exercise?
a)    Iran
b)    Bangladesh
c)    Pakistan
d)    Afghanistan

15.    Who of the following was appointed the Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority?
a)    Jagdish Singh Khehar
b)    Anil R. Dave
c)    Tirath Singh Thakur
d)    Dipak Misra


ANSWERS
1. (d) PACS
2. (b) Mike Flynn
3. (c) Mahela Jayawardene
4. (d) Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace
5. (a) Sunway TaihuLight
6. (a) SBI
7. (d) Mike Pompeo
8. (a) Toilets and jobs
9. (b) Tokyo
10. (d) Iran
11. (b) Asian Development Bank
12. (a) Rupees 100 per quintal
13. (c) Sprint
14. (c) Pakistan
15. (a) Jagdish Singh Khehar

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