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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2017

Nov 2, 2017 17:00 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2017

2 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 Gender Vulnerability Index, endangered sea turtles and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana among others.

1. Which state has banned sea fishing for the duration of 7 months to protect endangered sea turtles?

a) West Bengal
b) Odisha
c) Maharashtra
d) Karnataka

2. Which state has decided to apply its reservation formula in engaging outsourced employees?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Bihar
d) Tamil Nadu

3. The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of which centrally sponsored scheme for states?

a) Gramin Bhandaran Yojana
b) Janani Suraksha Yojana
c) Antyodaya Anna Yojna
d) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

4. The Union Cabinet has approved agreement on cooperation in customs matters between India and which nation?

a) South Africa
b) Italy
c) Armenia
d) Tunisia

5. Union cabinet has approved a trade agreement for strengthening and promoting trade and economic cooperation between India and which nation?

a) Tunisia
b) Ghana
c) Sri Lanka
d) Ethiopia

6. Which state has increased the backward classes’ creamy layer ceiling?

a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Telangana

7. Which state has topped the Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) that ranks states on the basis of situation of girls and women?

a) Kerala
b) Mizoram
c) Goa
d) Himachal Pradesh

8. Which city hosted the 2017 Global Clubfoot Conference?

a) New Delhi
b) Kanpur
c) Lucknow
d) Jaipur

9. Who was appointed as the Karnataka’s first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG-IGP)?

a) Mrinal Joshi
b) Neelmani N Raju
c) Deepa Chandra
d) Rashi Murthy

10. What was India’s rank in the World Bank's Doing Business Report 2018?

a) 79th
b) 96th
c) 100th
d) 130th

11. How many states celebrated their Foundation Day on 1 November 2017?

a) 8
b) 7
c) 6
d) 5

12. As per a report published by Forbes, who is the top-earning dead celebrity?

a) Michael Jackson
b) Elvis Presley
c) John Lennon
d) Tom Petty

13. Who will head the panel recently formed to oversee mergers among India’s public sector banks?

a) P Chidambaram
b) Arun Jaitley
c) Urjit Patel
d) Raghuram Rajan

14. Who was appointed as India’s new High Commissioner to Pakistan ?

a) Suresh Rajan
b) Sohail Mahmood
c) Ajay Bisaria
d) Gautam Bambawale

15. TV Narendran was recently appointed as Global Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of which Tata subsidiary company?

a) Tata Consultancy Services
b) Tata Motors
c) Tata Chemicals
d) Tata Steel

Answers

1. (b) Odisha
2. (c) Bihar
3. (d) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
4. (c) Armenia
5. (d) Ethiopia
6. (d) Telangana
7. (c) Goa
8. (a) New Delhi
9. (b) Neelmani N Raju
10. (c) 100th
11. (d) 5
12. (a) Michael Jackson
13. (b) Arun Jaitley
14. (c) Ajay Bisaria
15. (d) Tata Steel

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