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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2016

Nov 2, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    Name the Twitter India Head who resigned recently.
a)    Vikas Mehra
b)    Umang Bedi
c)    Kirthiga Reddy
d)    Rishi Jaitly

2.    Name the South Korean directors who will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 47th International Film Festival of India.
a)    Park Chan-wook
b)    Kim Jee-woon
c)    Lee Chang-dong
d)    Im Kwon-taek

3.    The first ever Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index was launched by
a)    Planning Commission
b)    Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
c)    NITI Aayog
d)    Ministry of Home Affairs

4.    Which state topped the Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index?
a)    Punjab
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Haryana
d)    Kerala

5.    Who recently took over as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes?
a)    Sushil Chandra
b)    Rani Singh Nair
c)    Vivek Kumar
d)    None of the above

6.    Name the state that topped the list of state-wise Ease of Doing Business rankings that was released by Union Government.
a)    Andhra Pradesh
b)    Gujarat
c)    Tamil Nadu
d)    Maharashtra

7.    The Central Vigilance Commission asked the public sector banks to share their reports relating to all loan frauds involving funds over what amount?
a)    25 lakh rupees
b)    50 lakh rupees
c)    One crore rupees
d)    Two crore rupees

Name the German footballer who announced his retirement from the sport in November 2016.
a)    Mario Gómez
b)    Miroslav Klose
c)    Lukas Podolski
d)    Philipp Lahm

 Name the state that declared all its districts as drought-hit.
a)    Kerala
b)    Goa
c)    Telangana
d)    Tamil Nadu

10.    Which state was declared as India’s third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state?
a)    Kerala
b)    Assam
c)    Himachal Pradesh
d)    Odisha

11.    Name the first woman chief minister of Goa who died recently.
a)    Shashikala Kakodkar
b)    Dayanand Bandodkar
c)    Sushila Chandra
d)    Shibani Dandekar

12.    Arnab Goswami in November 2016 resigned as the Editor-in-Chief of which news channel?
a)    Zee News
b)    NDTV 24x7
c)    Times Now
d)    CNN IBN

13.    The Central Vigilance Commission declared the week beginning from 31 October as the Vigilance Awareness Week. What is the significance of 31 October?
a)    Birthday of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
b)    Death of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
c)    Commemoration of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's achievements
d)    Mark the importance of corruption initiatives launched by Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

14.    The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is observed globally on which date?
a)    30 October
b)    31 October
c)    1 November
d)    2 November

15. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 came into effect on 1 November 2016. Consider the following statements in context to the project.
I. The Act was formulated to curb black money
II. With this, the existing Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1980 will be renamed as the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions (PBPT) Act, 1980.
III. It provides for seven years imprisonment and fine for those indulging in illegal transactions.

Which is/are correct?
a)    Only III
b)    Only I and II
c)    Only I and III
d)    I, II and III

1. (d) Rishi Jaitly
2. (d) Im Kwon-taek
3. (c) NITI Aayog
4. (b) Maharashtra
5. (a) Sushil Chandra
6. (a) Andhra Pradesh
7. (c) One crore rupees
8. (b) Miroslav Klose
9. (a) Kerala
10. (a) Kerala
11. (a) Shashikala Kakodkar
12. (c) Times Now
13. (a) Birthday of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
14. (d) 2 November
15. (c) Only I and III

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