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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 November 2017

Nov 22, 2017 17:04 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 22 November 2017

22 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 Namami Barak festival, world’s biggest toilet pot model and World Television Day among others.

1. The 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was inaugurated in which city?

a) New Delhi
b) Beijing
c) Moscow
d) Tokyo

2. A new study has discovered that dark features that were earlier thought to be flowing water on this planet may actually be granular flow.

a) Saturn
b) Mars
c) Venus
d) Earth-2

3. Who was the world’s oldest head of state until he put in his resignation recently?

a) Raul Castro
b) King Salman
c) Beji Caid Essebsi,
d) Robert Mugabe

4. Which nation is the ‘country of focus’ at the International Film Festival of India 2017?

a) Japan
b) Russia
c) France
d) Canada
 
5. The Namami Barak festival concluded recently in which state?

a) West Bengal
b) Assam
c) Bihar
d) Chhattisgarh

6. Which state’s government has launched a new initiative against childhood obesity?

a) Maharashtra
b) Karnataka
c) Kerala
d) Uttar Pradesh

7. Which actress became the first one from South Indian film industry to receive UNICEF celebrity advocate status?

a) Anushka Shetty
b) Nayanthara
c) Shobana
d) Trisha Krishnan

8. Who was awarded the 'Life Time Achievement Award' by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) in 2017?

a) Krushnaa Patil
b) Mandip Singh Soin
c) Manik Banerjee
d) Mohan Singh Kohli

9. Under which scheme, Nagaland, Andaman &Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu signed MoU with Union Government?

a) UDAY Scheme  
b) UDAN Scheme
c) UJWALA Yojana
d) UJALA Yojana

10. For which project did Union Government sign USD 100 million Loan Agreement with World Bank recently?

a) Agricultural Project   
b) Solar Park Projects
c) National Park Project
d) Road & Infrastructure Project

11. Which day is celebrated as 21 November every year across the world ?

a) World Peace Day   
b) World Earth Day  
c) World Television Day
d) World Literacy Day

12. The world’s biggest toilet pot model was launched recently in which state?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Punjab
c) Rajasthan
d) Haryana

13. Who was recently appointed as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescences and HIV?

a) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
b) Aijaz Ahmad
c) Arihant Medese
d) Ashok Jhunjhunwala

14. The Union Defence Ministry cancelled USD 500 million deal for Spike ATGM with which country?

a) Russia
b) Israel
c) Japan
d) USA

15. As per the 2017 Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Woman in Music 2017, who topped the list?

a) Taylor Swift
b) Adele
c) Beyonce
d) Celine Dion

Answers

1. (a) New Delhi
2. (b) Mars
3. (d) Robert Mugabe
4. (d) Canada
5. (b) Assam
6. (a) Maharashtra
7. (d) Trisha Krishnan
8. (c) Manik Banerjee
9. (a) UDAY Scheme 
10. (b) Solar Park Project
11. (c) World Television Day
12. (d) Haryana
13. (a) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
14. (b) Israel
15. (c) Beyonce

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