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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 November 2017

Nov 20, 2017 17:02 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 20 November 2017

20 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 topics like Miss World 2017, 2017 Indira Gandhi peace prize and Universal Children’s Day among others.

1. Former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passed away after being in coma for nearly 10 years. He was a senior leader of which Indian political party?

a) Trinamool Congress
b) Bharatiya Janata Party
c) Communist Party of India (Marxist)
d) Indian National Congress

The 237th Corps of Engineers Day was celebrated on which day?

a) 17 November
b) 18 November
c) 19 November
d) 15 November

3. India's Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017.  Which nation’s contestant was named the first runner-up of the pageant?

a) Miss France
b) Miss Kenya
c) Miss England
d) Miss Mexico

4. NASA has launched an advanced satellite to improve weather forecast for which nation?

a) Russia
b) US
c) Japan
d) China

5. Athletes belonging to which nation clinched the gold medal in both men’s and women’s section at the Delhi Half Marathon?

a) Egypt
b) Ethiopia
c) South Africa
d) Russia

6. Which country was named as the World’s Richest Country according to IMF’s GDP data?

a) Saudi Arabia
b) Qatar
c) UAE
d) Singapore

When was Baal Utsav celebrated?

a) 20 November
b) 19 November
c) 18 November
d) 14 November

8. Which country will be hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup?

a) Japan
b) Russia
c) China
d) France

9. Who was chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Indira Gandhi peace prize?

a) Manmohan Singh
b) Atal Bihari Vajpyee
c) Narendra Modi
d) Pranab Mukherjee

10. When is Universal Children’s Day observed every year?

a) 19 November
b) 20 November
c) 21 November
d) 22 November

11. Which filmmaker will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Film Festival of India?

a) Martin Scorsese
b) Lukas Moodysson
c) Atom Egoyan
d) Terrence Malick

Which city will host Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017?

a) New Delhi
b) Lucknow
c) Surat
d) Hyderabad

13. The Union Government recently introduced Daily Drug Regimen for the treatment of which disease?

a) Tuberculosis
b) Cancer
c) Pneumonia
d) Typhoid

Which week will be observed from 19-25 November across India?

a) Environment Week
b) Qaumi Ekta Week
c) Swachhta Week
d) Swasthya Week

15. Name the veteran actor and playwright who received Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

a) Girish Karnad
b) Anupam Kher
c) Amitabh Bachchan
d) Rajnikant


1.(d) Indian National Congress
2.(b) 18 November
3.(c) Miss Mexico
4.(b) US
5.(b) Ethiopia
6.(b) Qatar
7.(c) 18 November
8.(d) France
9.(a) Manmohan Singh
10.(b) 20 November
11.(c) Atom Egoyan
12.(d) Hyderabad
13.(a) Tuberculosis
14.(b) Qaumi Ekta Week
15.(a) Girish Karnad

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