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Current Affairs Quiz: 21 November 2016

Nov 21, 2016 19:08 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Indore-Patna Express derailed, 2016 Mother Teresa International Award and World Television Day among others.

1. Which train derailed near Kanpur recently due to rail fracture?
a) Indore-Patna Express
b) Gyan Ganga Express
c) Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express
d) North East Express

2. Who was chosen as the Vice Chair of Kimberly Process Certificate Scheme (KPCS) 2018?
a) Australia
b) India
c) China
d) Japan

3. Which company was named as the 2016 Digital Innovator of the Year by GE Digital?
a) Adani Group
b) Reliance Jio Ltd
c) Tata Consultancy Services
d) JD Morgan

4.
Who was conferred with 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music?
a) Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia
b) AR Rahman
c) Nora Sisters
d) Wadali Brothers

5.
Who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Times Global Partners recently?
a) Piyush Yadav
b) Rishi Jaitly
c) Udit Makhija
d) Paras Kapoor

6. Who of the following won the women’s singles title of the 2016 China Open badminton tournament
a) PV Sindhu
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Sun Yu
d) Lee So-hee

7. Who of the following won the men’s singles title of the 2016 China Open badminton tournament
a) Srikanth Kidambi
b) Tontowi Ahmad
c) Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
d) Jan O Jorgensen

8. Who of the following was conferred with the 2016 Mother Teresa International Award?
a) Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
b) Jagdish Singh Khehar
c) Anuradha Koirala
d) Sunitha Krishnan

9.
Who of the following was posthumously awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2016?
a) Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain
b) Abinta Kabir
c) Tarishi Jain
d) None of the above

10. Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe released the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2017. What was India’s rank in the 2017 Index?
a) Fifth
b) Ninth
c) Fifteenth
d) Twentieth

11. Which of the following countries was ranked at first position in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2017?
a) Russia
b) The US
c) China
d) None of the above

12. Which Nigerian female weightlifter will become the only second Nigerian to win an Olympic medal in the sport after IOC stripped two weightlifters off their silver and bronze medals from 2008 Olympics?
a) Oluwatoyin Adesanmi
b) Mariam Usman
c) Evelyn Ebhomien
d) Blessed Udoh

13. Which Israeli National treasure got sold at an auction in the United States?
a) Ten Commandments stone tablet  
b) Hanukkah menorah
c) Head "Ashdoda" Figurine
d) Ancient Hanging Oil Lamp

14. Which Bank of India is considering introducing an ‘Islamic Window’?
a) The State Bank of India
b) The Reserve Bank of India
c) Central Bank of India
d) Corporation Bank

15. Which day is observed on 21 November globally?
a) World Television Day
b) Universal Children’s day
c) National Epilepsy Day
d) Diabetes Day

ANSWERS

1. (a) Indore-Patna Express
2. (b) India
3. (c) Tata Consultancy Services
4. (a) Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia
5. (b) Rishi Jaitly
6. (a) PV Sindhu
7. (d) Jan O Jorgensen
8. (a) Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
9. (a) Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain
10. (d) Twentieth
11. (d) None of the above
12. (b) Mariam Usman
13. (a) Ten Commandments stone tablet
14. (b) The Reserve Bank of India
15. (a) World Television Day

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